StatisticSouthwestRaleighNorth Carolina
Population22,629441,32610,488,084
Population density (sq mi)1,0843,042218
Median age30.432.938.3
Male/Female ratio1.3:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%51%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%7%

Key findings

  • 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 White
  • In Southwest 28.99% of the population is Black
  • In Southwest 6.50% of the population is Asian

Compare Raleigh, NC Demographics

      vs

      Southwest population breakdown by race

      RaceSouthwestRaleighNorth Carolina
      White59.14%59.63%69.24%
      Black28.99%28.94%21.50%
      Asian6.50%4.60%2.56%
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Southwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      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).