Population density (sq mi)18,9513,618218
Median age19.233.237.8
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%57%
Families w/ Kids under 180%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a91%84%
Speak Spanishn/a5%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Vcu is 424% higher than Richmond
  • The median age in Vcu is 42% lower than Richmond
  • In Vcu 51.51% of the population is White
  • In Vcu 22.22% of the population is Black
  • In Vcu 15.70% of the population is Asian

Compare Richmond, VA Demographics


      Vcu population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.44%0.46%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.65%0.03%0.07%
      Mixed race6.31%3.50%3.37%
      Other race3.17%1.08%2.30%
      In Vcu, 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

      Vcu age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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