According to the 2017 Census Bureau the state of Massachusetts has the 21st largest Black population in the United States with 697,266 African Americans making up 10% of the state total.
|State Data||Black||Total State|
|Median household income||$46,925||$77,385|
|Bachelor’s degree or higher||25.9%||43.4%|
|Family poverty rate||15.5%||7.2%|
|Percentage households Married-couple families||30.0%||47.0%|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates