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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 DataBlackTotal State
Median household income$46,925$77,385
Bachelor’s degree or higher25.9%43.4%
Family poverty rate15.5%7.2%
Percentage households Married-couple families30.0%47.0%
Homeowner rate32.3%62.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

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