Arkansas 2019 Black or African American Alone Population By County
Created on December 7, 2020.
Updated on June 22, 2021.

The US Census Bureau estimated that the Black or African American Alone population in Arkansas was 473,048 in 2019, and represented 15.68% of Arkansas's 3,017,804 population in 2019. Pulaski County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (148,345 residents), followed by Jefferson County with 38,354 residents, and Crittenden County with 26,147 residents. Newton County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (38 residents) in 2019.

Hover over or click on the counties to see the number and percentage of each county's Black or African American Alone population. The data can also be filtered, sorted, and explored further in a table below.

Arkansas 2019 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of Arkansas 2019 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Population % of County Population
Arkansas 4,387 25.09%
Ashley 4,853 24.69%
Baxter 196 0.47%
Benton 5,753 2.06%
Boone 178 0.48%
Bradley 2,944 27.35%
Calhoun 1,099 21.18%
Carroll 238 0.84%
Chicot 5,525 54.61%
Clark 5,492 24.61%
Clay 124 0.85%
Cleburne 117 0.47%
Cleveland 918 11.54%
Columbia 8,361 35.64%
Conway 2,381 11.42%
Craighead 18,509 16.78%
Crawford 1,099 1.74%
Crittenden 26,147 54.52%
Cross 3,805 23.17%
Dallas 2,839 40.51%
Desha 5,442 47.9%
Drew 5,120 28.1%
Faulkner 15,376 12.2%
Franklin 164 0.93%
Fulton 88 0.71%
Garland 8,699 8.75%
Grant 491 2.69%
Greene 825 1.82%
Hempstead 6,557 30.45%
Hot Spring 3,827 11.33%
Howard 2,783 21.08%
Independence 930 2.46%
Izard 294 2.16%
Jackson 2,904 17.37%
Jefferson 38,354 57.4%
Johnson 583 2.19%
Lafayette 2,404 36.29%
Lawrence 199 1.21%
Lee 4,817 54.39%
Lincoln 3,911 30.03%
Little River 2,434 19.86%
Logan 318 1.48%
Lonoke 4,652 6.35%
Madison 151 0.91%
Marion 101 0.61%
Miller 10,975 25.37%
Mississippi 14,478 35.62%
Monroe 2,692 40.17%
Montgomery 72 0.8%
Nevada 2,546 30.85%
Newton 38 0.49%
Ouachita 9,387 40.15%
Perry 212 2.03%
Phillips 11,074 62.28%
Pike 371 3.46%
Poinsett 1,958 8.32%
Polk 124 0.62%
Pope 2,137 3.34%
Prairie 920 11.41%
Pulaski 148,345 37.85%
Randolph 212 1.18%
St. Francis 13,207 52.84%
Saline 10,321 8.43%
Scott 68 0.66%
Searcy 40 0.51%
Sebastian 8,944 7%
Sevier 714 4.2%
Sharp 178 1.02%
Stone 56 0.45%
Union 12,765 33%
Van Buren 102 0.62%
Washington 8,974 3.75%
White 3,640 4.62%
Woodruff 1,653 26.16%
Yell 456 2.14%