StatisticCentral DistrictSeattleWashington
Population density (sq mi)9,6457,978117
Median age33.935.837.6
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a45%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%41%44%
Speak Englishn/a78%81%
Speak Spanishn/a4%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Central District is 21% higher than Seattle
  • The median age in Central District is 5% lower than Seattle
  • In Central District 64.35% of the population is White
  • In Central District 14.80% of the population is Black
  • In Central District 10.29% of the population is Asian

Compare Seattle, WA Demographics


      Central District population breakdown by race

      RaceCentral DistrictSeattleWashington
      American Indian0.69%0.61%1.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.61%0.40%0.63%
      Mixed race5.67%6.47%5.34%
      Other race3.59%2.10%3.92%
      In Central District, 6.6% 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

      Central District age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Central District, Seattle, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).