StatisticSouthRaleighNorth Carolina
Population17,197441,32610,488,084
Population density (sq mi)1,0613,042218
Median age35.332.938.3
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%51%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in South is 65% lower than Raleigh
  • The median age in South is 7% higher than Raleigh
  • In South 13.84% of the population is White
  • In South 77.78% of the population is Black
  • In South 1.45% of the population is Asian

Compare Raleigh, NC Demographics

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      South population breakdown by race

      RaceSouthRaleighNorth Carolina
      White13.84%59.63%69.24%
      Black77.78%28.94%21.50%
      Asian1.45%4.60%2.56%
      American Indian0.72%0.32%1.18%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.07%
      Mixed race1.45%2.49%2.45%
      Other race4.76%3.94%3.01%
      In South, 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 age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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