West demographics profile

StatisticWestRaleighNorth Carolina
Population37,998441,3269,940,828
Population density (sq mi)1,6273,042181
Median age28.732.938.3
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%51%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%7%
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  • The population density in West is 47% lower than Raleigh.
  • The median age in West is 13% lower than Raleigh.
  • In West 61.35% of the population is White.
  • In West 21.06% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In West 9.91% of the population is Asian.

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West population breakdown by race

RaceWestRaleighNorth Carolina
White61.35%59.63%69.24%
Black or African American21.06%28.94%21.50%
Asian9.91%4.60%2.56%
American Indian0.55%0.32%1.18%
Native Hawaiian0.28%0.08%0.07%
Mixed race2.48%2.49%2.45%
Other race4.36%3.94%3.01%
In West, 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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Source: The West, Raleigh, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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