African American Population by State

          SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau 2012 Estimate.
      (Black only and Black in combination with one or more races)
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    Black Population Percent Black
1 New York 3,690,417 19%
2 Texas 3,409,917 13%
3 Florida 3,408,788 18%
4 Georgia 3,200,755 32%
5 California 2,916,166 8%
6 North Carolina 2,258,700 23%
7 Illinois 2,012,093 16%
8 Maryland 1,854,705 32%
9 Virginia 1,720,834 21%
10 Pennsylvania 1,595,749 13%
11 Ohio 1,581,085 14%
12 Louisiana 1,527,711 33%
13 Michigan 1,525,561 15%
14 New Jersey 1,396,938 16%
15 South Carolina 1,366,615 29%
16 Alabama 1,312,795 27%
17 Tennessee 1,152,737 18%
18 Mississippi 1,135,322 38%
19 Missouri 763,966 13%
20 Indiana 683,756 10%
21 Massachusetts 598,730 9%
22 Arkansas 480,534 16%
23 Connecticut 446,009 12%
24 Wisconsin 421,380 7%
25 Kentucky 395,892 9%
26 Washington 362,000 5%
27 Arizona 361,946 6%
28 Oklahoma 356,237 7%
29 Minnesota 346,971 9%
30 District of Columbia 326,178 52%
31 Nevada 282,482 10%
32 Colorado 277,484 5%
33 Delaware 216,664 24%
34 Kansas 215,646 7%
35 Iowa 123,260 4%
36 Nebraska 110,608 3%
37 Oregon 106,146 6%
38 Rhode Island 93,177 9%
39 West Virginia 80,892 4%
40 New Mexico 66,014 3%
41 Utah 52,715 2%
42 Hawaii 48,532 3%
43 Alaska 38,054 5%
44 New Hampshire 25,616 2%
45 Maine 24,049 2%
46 Idaho 19,088 1%
47 South Dakota 19,015 2%
48 North Dakota 14,133 2%
49 Wyoming 11,494 2%
50 Vermont 10,317 2%
51 Montana 10,136 1%
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