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Richmond, Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Richmond is 24% less densely populated than Charlottesville.
People are 1% less likely to be married in Charlottesville.
The Median Age is 3.5 years older in Richmond.

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PEOPLE
 Richmond, VACharlottesville, VAUnited States
 Population220,28946,597321,418,820
 Population - 2010201,82842,267308,745,538
 Population - 2000197,79045,049285,036,114
 Population - 1990203,05640,341251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now8.49%15.51%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.38%3.44%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,6824,55191
 Land Area60103,531,905
 Water Area30264,837
 Median Age32.629.137.4
 Female Population52.38%52.00%50.81%
 Male Population47.62%48.00%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Richmond, VACharlottesville, VAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.36%5.51%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.18%3.87%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.43%3.72%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.60%2.15%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.52%10.36%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.93%14.78%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.27%19.83%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.41%11.03%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.43%9.91%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.35%5.43%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.28%4.24%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.00%5.07%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.45%2.94%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.80%1.17%1.85%
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 RACE
 Richmond, VACharlottesville, VAUnited States
 White39.66%66.40%62.77%
 Black48.63%19.50%12.24%
 Asian2.22%6.77%4.95%
 Native American0.15%0.18%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.13%0.16%
 Other0.10%0.03%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.84%2.06%2.13%
 Hispanic6.40%4.93%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.60%95.07%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Richmond, VACharlottesville, VAUnited States
 Households85,91317,604116,211,000
 Family Households40,4137,68276,958,100
 Non Family Households45,5009,92239,253,000
 Household Size2.332.372.63
 Married Population30.07%30.81%50.58%
 Single Population69.93%69.19%49.42%
 Now Married26.06%29.62%48.41%
 Married but Separated4.01%1.19%2.17%
 Never Married51.98%56.37%32.55%
 Widowed5.86%3.78%5.95%
 Divorced12.10%9.04%10.92%
 Married, w/children19.84%29.16%31.68%
 Married, no children30.76%39.22%41.44%
 Single, w/children31.08%20.50%16.94%
 Single, no children18.32%11.12%9.95%
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