Population density (sq mi)1,6964,445218
Median age33.530.337.8
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%47%44%
Speak Englishn/a85%84%
Speak Spanishn/a5%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 62% lower than Charlottesville
  • The median age in Downtown is 10% higher than Charlottesville
  • In Downtown 65.51% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 19.28% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 3.19% of the population is Asian

Compare Charlottesville, VA Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.70%0.36%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.84%0.14%0.07%
      Mixed race10.22%3.22%3.37%
      Other race0.27%0.39%2.30%
      In Downtown, 5.0% 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

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Downtown, Charlottesville, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).