StatisticUpper Shockoe ValleyRichmondVirginia
Population density (sq mi)1,6163,618218
Median age27.733.237.8
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1868%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a91%84%
Speak Spanishn/a5%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Upper Shockoe Valley is 55% lower than Richmond
  • The median age in Upper Shockoe Valley is 16% lower than Richmond
  • In Upper Shockoe Valley 22.98% of the population is White
  • In Upper Shockoe Valley 70.69% of the population is Black
  • In Upper Shockoe Valley 1.49% of the population is Asian

Compare Richmond, VA Demographics


      Upper Shockoe Valley population breakdown by race

      RaceUpper Shockoe ValleyRichmondVirginia
      American Indian0.32%0.46%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.07%
      Mixed race3.91%3.50%3.37%
      Other race0.60%1.08%2.30%
      In Upper Shockoe Valley, 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

      Upper Shockoe Valley age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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