Jackson Ward

A neighborhood of great historical importance to Richmond and Black cultural history.

Welcome to Jackson Ward

Jackson Ward is a neighborhood of great historical importance to Richmond and Black cultural history. It is known as a place of cultural and commercial success from the 1870s through the 1950s. The houses feature federal, Italianate, Victorian, and Greek Revival styles. Its signature brick rowhouses with ornate ironwork are largely intact except for areas demolished by the city in the middle of the 20th century. Its renaissance includes a growing art and restaurant scene as well as refurbished theaters, commercial buildings and parks.
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Overview for Jackson Ward, VA

2,498 people live in Jackson Ward, where the median age is 29 and the average individual income is $30,619. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,498

Total Population

29 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$30,619

Average individual Income

Around Jackson Ward, VA

There's plenty to do around Jackson Ward, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

92
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
77
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
61
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including ValerEats, JC Desserts, and Europa Crust.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.77 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.73 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.05 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.17 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.58 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.06 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Jackson Ward, VA

Jackson Ward has 1,186 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Jackson Ward do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,498 people call Jackson Ward home. The population density is 12,099.652 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,498

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

29

Median Age

48.68 / 51.32%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,186

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$30,619

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Jackson Ward, VA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Jackson Ward. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5

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