StatisticThird WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
Population density (sq mi)3,9422,642218
Median age27.633.838.3
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%50%43%
Speak Englishn/a79%89%
Speak Spanishn/a12%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Third Ward is 49% higher than Charlotte
  • The median age in Third Ward is 18% lower than Charlotte
  • In Third Ward 66.55% of the population is White
  • In Third Ward 20.76% of the population is Black
  • In Third Ward 3.07% of the population is Asian

Compare Charlotte, NC Demographics


      Third Ward population breakdown by race

      RaceThird WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
      American Indian1.41%0.31%1.18%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.07%
      Mixed race7.63%2.76%2.45%
      Other race0.58%4.89%3.01%
      In Third Ward, 13.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Third Ward age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Third Ward, Charlotte, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).