Third Ward demographics profile

StatisticThird WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
Population2,409808,8349,940,828
Population density (sq mi)3,9422,642181
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In Third Ward 3.07% of the population is Asian.

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Third Ward population breakdown by race

RaceThird WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
White66.55%50.73%69.24%
Black or African American20.76%35.26%21.50%
Asian3.07%5.97%2.56%
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.

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