According to the 2017 Census Bureau estimate the state of New Jersey has the 14th largest Black population in the United States with 1,463,166 African Americans making up 16% of the state total.
|State Data||Black||Total State|
|Median household income||$50,395||$80,088|
|Bachelor’s degree or higher||24.7%||39.7%|
|Family poverty rate||15.2%||7.3%|
|Percentage households Married-couple families||28.0%||51.4%|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates