South West demographics profile

StatisticSouth WestWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Population density (sq mi)8,63110,77910
Median age40.633.833.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%34%
Speak Englishn/a83%83%
Speak Spanishn/a9%9%

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  • The population density in South West is 20% lower than Washington.
  • The median age in South West is 20% higher than Washington.
  • In South West 45.92% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In South West 43.92% of the population is African American.
  • In South West 5.13% of the population is Asian.

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South West population breakdown by race

RaceSouth WestWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
African American43.92%48.35%48.35%
American Indian0.98%0.33%0.33%
Native Hawaiian0.16%0.04%0.04%
Mixed race3.30%2.77%2.77%
Other race0.61%4.50%4.50%
In South West, 10.5% 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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South West age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The South West, Washington, DC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).