Southwest demographics profile

StatisticSouthwestRaleighNorth Carolina
Population density (sq mi)1,0843,042181
Median age30.432.938.3
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 Southwest is 64% lower than Raleigh.
  • The median age in Southwest is 8% lower than Raleigh.
  • In Southwest 59.14% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Southwest 28.99% of the population is African American.
  • In Southwest 6.50% of the population is Asian.

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Southwest population breakdown by race

RaceSouthwestRaleighNorth Carolina
African American28.99%28.94%21.50%
American Indian0.70%0.32%1.18%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.07%
Mixed race2.99%2.49%2.45%
Other race1.69%3.94%3.01%
In Southwest, 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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Southwest age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

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