StatisticMercury CentralHamptonVirginia
Population11,756136,7898,535,519
Population density (sq mi)2,6102,658218
Median age35.635.637.8
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%41%44%
Speak Englishn/a93%84%
Speak Spanishn/a3%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Mercury Central is 2% lower than Hampton
  • The median age in Mercury Central is equal to Hampton
  • In Mercury Central 39.85% of the population is White
  • In Mercury Central 50.22% of the population is Black
  • In Mercury Central 5.09% of the population is Asian

Compare Hampton, VA Demographics

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      Mercury Central population breakdown by race

      RaceMercury CentralHamptonVirginia
      White39.85%42.25%68.75%
      Black50.22%50.35%19.21%
      Asian5.09%2.47%6.05%
      American Indian0.21%0.39%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.07%
      Mixed race2.30%3.05%3.37%
      Other race2.33%1.41%2.30%
      In Mercury Central, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Mercury Central age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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