Indian River demographics profile

StatisticIndian RiverChesapeakeVirginia
Population26,420233,1948,310,301
Population density (sq mi)2,774689191
Median age37.136.737.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a59%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a93%84%
Speak Spanishn/a3%7%
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  • The population density in Indian River is 303% higher than Chesapeake.
  • The median age in Indian River is 1% higher than Chesapeake.
  • In Indian River 44.35% of the population is White.
  • In Indian River 47.61% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Indian River 3.33% of the population is Asian.

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Indian River population breakdown by race

RaceIndian RiverChesapeakeVirginia
White44.35%62.24%68.75%
Black or African American47.61%29.71%19.21%
Asian3.33%3.22%6.05%
American Indian0.25%0.20%0.26%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.12%0.07%
Mixed race2.24%3.19%3.37%
Other race2.15%1.34%2.30%
In Indian River, 5.3% 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 Indian River, Chesapeake, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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