Population density (sq mi)14,4943,618218
Median age27.333.237.8
Male/Female ratio1.4:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1869%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a91%84%
Speak Spanishn/a5%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Southwood is 301% higher than Richmond
  • The median age in Southwood is 18% lower than Richmond
  • In Southwood 63.37% of the population is White
  • In Southwood 19.02% of the population is Black
  • In Southwood 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Richmond, VA Demographics


      Southwood population breakdown by race

      American Indian6.22%0.46%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.07%
      Mixed race8.58%3.50%3.37%
      Other race2.82%1.08%2.30%
      In Southwood, 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

      Southwood age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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