Statistic Charlottesville Virginia National
Population 47,217 8,535,519 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 4,609 218 91
Median age 32.3 37.8 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 39% 57% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 45% 44% 43%
Speak English 85% 84% 79%
Speak Spanish 5% 7% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Charlottesville is 2014% higher than Virginia
  • The median age in Charlottesville is 15% lower than Virginia
  • In Charlottesville 69.99% of the population is White
  • In Charlottesville 18.55% of the population is Black
  • In Charlottesville 7.02% of the population is Asian

Compare Charlottesville, VA Demographics

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      Charlottesville population breakdown by race

      Race Charlottesville Virginia National
      White 69.99% 68.75% 73.35%
      Black 18.55% 19.21% 12.63%
      Asian 7.02% 6.05% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.31% 0.26% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.01% 0.07% 0.18%
      Mixed race 3.41% 3.37% 3.06%
      Other race 0.71% 2.30% 4.75%
      In Charlottesville, 5.6% 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 Charlottesville, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).