StatisticJackson WardRichmondVirginia
Population density (sq mi)7,8303,618218
Median age27.333.237.8
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1825%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a91%84%
Speak Spanishn/a5%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Jackson Ward is 116% higher than Richmond
  • The median age in Jackson Ward is 18% lower than Richmond
  • In Jackson Ward 54.29% of the population is White
  • In Jackson Ward 37.55% of the population is Black
  • In Jackson Ward 4.48% of the population is Asian

Compare Richmond, VA Demographics


      Jackson Ward population breakdown by race

      RaceJackson WardRichmondVirginia
      American Indian0.00%0.46%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.07%
      Mixed race2.91%3.50%3.37%
      Other race0.76%1.08%2.30%
      In Jackson Ward, 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

      Jackson Ward age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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