Black Population in US:
47.8 million, 14.6%

In 2019 US Census Bureau estimated 48,221,139 African Americans in the United States which is 14.7% of the total American population of 328.2 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 Alone44,075,08613.4%
Black Alone or in Combination with another race48,221,13914.7%
NOT HISPANIC 
Black Alone41,147,48812.5%
Black Alone or in Combination with another race44,419,76713.5%
HISPANIC 
Black Alone2,927,5980.9%
Black Alone or in Combination with another race3,801,3721.2%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Release Date: June 2020