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Black Population per State
Total Population per State
 (including the District of Columbia) and 
the Black Percentage of the
State's Total Population

 

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Black Population Per State
and
Its Percentage of the State's Population
State Total Black Total Percent

Alabama

4,486,508

*1,308,232

29.2 %

Alaska

643,786

21,787

3.4 %

Arizona

5,456,453

158,873

3.0 %

Arkansas

2,710,079

418,950

15.5 %

California

35,116,033

*2,337,935

6.7 %

Colorado

4,506,542

165,063

3.7 %

Connecticut

3,460,503

309,843

9.0 %

Delaware

807,385

160,866

20.0 %

District of Columbia

570,898

343,213

60.1 %

Florida

16,713,149

2,335,505

14.0 %

Georgia

8,560,310

2,349,542

27.5 %

Hawaii

1,244,898

22,003

1.8 %

Idaho

1,341,131

5,456

0.4 %

Illinois

12,600,620

1,876,875

15.0 %

Indiana

6,159,068

510,034

8.3 %

Iowa

2,936,760

61,853

2.1 %

Kansas

2,715,884

154,198

5.7 %

Kentucky

4,092,891

295,994

7.2 %

Louisiana

4,482,646

1,451,944

32.4 %

Maine

1,294,464

6,760

0.5 %

Maryland

5,458,137

1,477,412

27.1 %

Massachusetts

6,427,801

343,454

5.3 %

Michigan

10,050,446

1,412,742

14.1 %

Minnesota

5,019,720

171,731

3.4 %

Mississippi

2,871,782

1,033,809

36.0 %

Missouri

5,672,579

629,391

11.1 %

Montana

909,453

2,692

0.3 %

Nebraska

1,729,180

68,541

4.0 %

Nevada

2,173,491

135,477

6.2 %

New Hampshire

1,275,056

9,035

0.7 %

New Jersey

8,590,300

1,141,821

13.3 %

New Mexico

1,855,059

34,343

1.9 %

New York

19,157,532

3,014,385

15.7 %

North Carolina

8,320,146

1,737,545

20.0 %

North Dakota

634,110

3,916

0.6 %

Ohio

11,421,267

1,301,307

11.4 %

Oklahoma

3,493,714

260,968

7.5 %

Oregon

3,521,515

55,662

1.6 %

Pennsylvania

12,335,091

1,224,612

9.9 %

Rhode Island

1,069,725

46,908

4.4 %

South Carolina

4,107,183

1,185,216

28.9 %

South Dakota

761,063

4,685

0.6 %

Tennessee

5,797,289

932,809

16.1 %

Texas

21,779,893

2,404,566

11.0 %

Utah

2,316,256

17,657

0.8 %

Vermont

616,592

3,063

0.5 %

Virginia

7,293,542

1,390,293

19.1 %

Washington

6,068,996

190,267

3.1 %

West Virginia

1,801,873

57,232

3.2 %

Wisconsin

5,441,196

304,460

5.6 %

Wyoming

498,703

3,722

0.8 %

All figures are rounded to the nearest tenth of a percent .
Source: Total population figures are from 2002 US Census Data.
Black population figures are from U.S. Census data for the year 2000.
* = 2001 data from state sources