StatisticSouth CentralRaleighNorth Carolina
Population density (sq mi)4,0663,042218
Median age33.432.938.3
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%51%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Central is 34% higher than Raleigh
  • The median age in South Central is 1% higher than Raleigh
  • In South Central 27.02% of the population is White
  • In South Central 64.97% of the population is Black
  • In South Central 0.28% of the population is Asian

Compare Raleigh, NC Demographics


      South Central population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth CentralRaleighNorth Carolina
      American Indian1.27%0.32%1.18%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.07%
      Mixed race2.66%2.49%2.45%
      Other race3.80%3.94%3.01%
      In South 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      South Central age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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