Black Population in US

50.1 million, 15%

In 2022 US Census Bureau estimates 50,087,750 African Americans in the United States which is 15% of the total American population of 333.3 Million. This includes those who identify as 'Black Only' and as 'Black in combination with another race'. SEE MORE POPULATION DETAILS

CATEGORY POPULATION PERCENT
Black Alone 45,399,743 13.6%
Black Alone or with another race 50,087,750 15.0%
-NON-HISPANIC-
Black Alone 42,070,471 12.6%
-HISPANIC-
Black Alone 3,329,272 1.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Release Date: June 2023

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