Black Population in US:
46.9 million, 14.2%

In 2020 US Census Bureau counted 46,936,733 African Americans in the United States which is 14.2% of the total American population of 331.5 Million. This includes those who identify as ‘Black Only’ and as ‘Black in combination with another race’.
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Black Population in US breakdown

CATEGORYPOPULATIONPERCENT
Black Alone41,104,20013.4%
Black Alone or with another race46,936,73314.2%
-NON-HISPANIC-
Black Alone39,940,33812.1%
-HISPANIC-
Black Alone1,163,8620.35%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census Public Law Redistricting Data File (P.L. 94-171)
Release Date: August 2021