Central demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,4744,13597
Median age36.836.037.6
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a81%81%
Speak Spanishn/a7%8%
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  • The population density in Central is 32% higher than Tacoma.
  • The median age in Central is 2% higher than Tacoma.
  • In Central 69.10% of the population is White.
  • In Central 14.29% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Central 4.56% of the population is Asian.

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Central population breakdown by race

Black or African American14.29%10.14%3.63%
American Indian1.29%1.29%1.33%
Native Hawaiian0.40%1.14%0.63%
Mixed race8.31%8.86%5.34%
Other race2.05%4.19%3.92%
In Central, 11.3% 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.

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