Central demographics profile

StatisticCentralRaleighNorth Carolina
Population density (sq mi)2,9633,042181
Median age34.032.938.3
Male/Female ratio1.3:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%57%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%7%

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  • The population density in Central is 3% lower than Raleigh.
  • The median age in Central is 3% higher than Raleigh.
  • In Central 46.51% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Central 48.96% of the population is African American.
  • In Central 0.94% of the population is Asian.

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Central population breakdown by race

RaceCentralRaleighNorth Carolina
African American48.96%28.94%21.50%
American Indian0.34%0.32%1.18%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.08%0.07%
Mixed race1.67%2.49%2.45%
Other race1.50%3.94%3.01%
In Central, 10.8% 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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Central age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

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