StatisticCapitol DistrictRichmondVirginia
Population288216,7738,535,519
Population density (sq mi)3033,618218
Median age23.533.237.8
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1811%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a91%84%
Speak Spanishn/a5%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Capitol District is 92% lower than Richmond
  • The median age in Capitol District is 29% lower than Richmond
  • In Capitol District 59.36% of the population is White
  • In Capitol District 19.32% of the population is Black
  • In Capitol District 13.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Richmond, VA Demographics

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      Capitol District population breakdown by race

      RaceCapitol DistrictRichmondVirginia
      White59.36%44.19%68.75%
      Black19.32%48.61%19.21%
      Asian13.52%2.12%6.05%
      American Indian1.81%0.46%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.07%
      Mixed race4.71%3.50%3.37%
      Other race1.28%1.08%2.30%
      In Capitol District, 6.3% 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

      Capitol District age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Capitol District, Richmond, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).