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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 DataBlackTotal State
Median household income$49,562$71,535
Bachelor’s degree or higher24.8%38.7%
Family poverty rate13.7%7.1%
Percentage households Married-couple families33.2%50.9%
Homeowner rate48.6%66.6%

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

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