2017 Black Population: 47.4 million, 14.6% of USA

In 2017 US Census Bureau estimated 47,411,470 African Americans in the United States meaning that 14.6% of the total American population of 325.7 Million is Black. This includes those who identify as ‘Black Only’ and as ‘Black in combination with another race’. The ‘Black Only’ category by itself totaled 43.5 million African Americans or 13.4% of the total population.  SEE MORE POPULATION DETAILS

Interesting Facts About the African American Population