According to the 2017 Census Bureau the state of Virginia has the 9th largest Black population in the United States with 1,810,160 African Americans making up 21% of the state total.
|State Data||Black||Total State|
|Median household income||$49,562||$71,535|
|Bachelor’s degree or higher||24.8%||38.7%|
|Family poverty rate||13.7%||7.1%|
|Percentage households Married-couple families||33.2%||50.9%|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates