According to the 2017 Census Bureau the state of Alabama has the 16th largest Black population in the United States with 1,348,681 African Americans making up 28% of the state total.
|State Data||Black||Total State|
|Percentage households Married-couple families||26.0%||46.5%|
|Bachelor’s degree or higher||16.9%||25.5%|
|Median household income||$31,289||$48,123|
|Family poverty rate||24.3%||12.8%|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates