StatisticShockoe BottomRichmondVirginia
Population density (sq mi)2,6873,618218
Median age31.333.237.8
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1812%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a91%84%
Speak Spanishn/a5%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Shockoe Bottom is 26% lower than Richmond
  • The median age in Shockoe Bottom is 6% lower than Richmond
  • In Shockoe Bottom 69.14% of the population is White
  • In Shockoe Bottom 22.35% of the population is Black
  • In Shockoe Bottom 3.64% of the population is Asian

Compare Richmond, VA Demographics


      Shockoe Bottom population breakdown by race

      RaceShockoe BottomRichmondVirginia
      American Indian0.00%0.46%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.07%
      Mixed race1.91%3.50%3.37%
      Other race2.96%1.08%2.30%
      In Shockoe Bottom, 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

      Shockoe Bottom age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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