Georgia 2017 Black or African American Alone Population By County

Updated on December 2, 2021.

The US Census Bureau estimated that the Black or African American Alone population in Georgia was 3,358,899 in 2017, and represented 32.24% of Georgia's 10,417,031 population in 2017. Fulton County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (463,324 residents), followed by DeKalb County with 413,824 residents, and Gwinnett County with 264,559 residents. Towns County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (131 residents) in 2017.

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.

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Georgia 2017 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of Georgia 2017 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Alone Population % of County Population
Appling 3563 19.32
Atkinson 1401 16.97
Bacon 1866 16.66
Baker 1430 45.28
Baldwin 19248 42.78
Banks 505 2.71
Barrow 9764 12.35
Bartow 11852 11.27
Ben Hill 6161 36.12
Berrien 2050 10.75
Bibb 84653 55.36
Bleckley 3373 26.42
Brantley 675 3.58
Brooks 5486 35.07
Bryan 5501 14.83
Bulloch 22475 29.55
Burke 10797 47.87
Butts 6878 28.58
Calhoun 3898 60.97
Camden 10091 18.96
Candler 2651 24.78
Carroll 22843 19.45
Catoosa 1903 2.86
Charlton 3846 30.1
Chatham 118025 40.73
Chattahoochee 2032 19.93
Chattooga 2509 10.14
Cherokee 17723 7.15
Clarke 36181 28.56
Clay 1802 60.65
Clayton 204230 71.87
Clinch 1808 27.16
Cobb 213983 28.4
Coffee 12145 28.33
Colquitt 10842 23.83
Columbia 27231 17.94
Cook 4778 27.75
Coweta 26101 18.23
Crawford 2527 20.65
Crisp 10109 44.58
Dade 207 1.27
Dawson 216 0.89
Decatur 11370 42.54
DeKalb 413824 55.05
Dodge 6238 30.02
Dooly 6765 49.4
Dougherty 62779 70.11
Douglas 67602 47.09
Early 5253 50.94
Echols 230 5.92
Effingham 8342 13.88
Elbert 5541 29
Emanuel 7879 34.97
Evans 3352 31.19
Fannin 202 0.8
Fayette 26650 23.66
Floyd 14378 14.75
Forsyth 8764 3.82
Franklin 2146 9.38
Fulton 463324 44.55
Gilmer 390 1.28
Glascock 279 9.21
Glynn 22804 26.88
Gordon 2415 4.22
Grady 7289 29.44
Greene 5921 34.37
Gwinnett 264559 28.8
Habersham 1691 3.78
Hall 15882 7.99
Hancock 6102 71.41
Haralson 1350 4.61
Harris 5710 16.82
Hart 4912 19.11
Heard 1166 9.93
Henry 101678 45.14
Houston 48622 31.83
Irwin 2639 28.19
Jackson 4799 7.09
Jasper 2798 20.16
Jeff Davis 2306 15.34
Jefferson 8265 52.85
Jenkins 3822 43.22
Johnson 3331 34.16
Jones 7105 24.97
Lamar 5566 29.95
Lanier 2261 21.62
Laurens 17569 37.1
Lee 6192 21.04
Liberty 27259 44.1
Lincoln 2326 29.6
Long 5147 27.35
Lowndes 42836 37.09
Lumpkin 550 1.68
McDuffie 8987 41.77
McIntosh 4768 33.84
Macon 8044 60.69
Madison 2659 9.09
Marion 2643 31.32
Meriwether 8274 39.38
Miller 1623 27.91
Mitchell 10715 48.02
Monroe 6247 23.01
Montgomery 2371 26.25
Morgan 4151 22.59
Murray 485 1.22
Muscogee 92372 47.65
Newton 49314 45.7
Oconee 1967 5.16
Oglethorpe 2515 16.93
Paulding 31941 20.01
Peach 11983 44.09
Pickens 389 1.23
Pierce 1656 8.63
Pike 1738 9.54
Polk 5406 12.92
Pulaski 3588 32.04
Putnam 5789 26.71
Quitman 1107 47.43
Rabun 258 1.56
Randolph 4305 61.73
Richmond 114729 56.81
Rockdale 50092 55.78
Schley 1064 20.32
Screven 5751 41.22
Seminole 2763 33.49
Spalding 22428 34.32
Stephens 2814 10.91
Stewart 3210 50.72
Sumter 15885 53.24
Talbot 3486 55.74
Taliaferro 912 56.58
Tattnall 7528 29.61
Taylor 3168 38.72
Telfair 5880 36.95
Terrell 5194 59.72
Thomas 16269 36.46
Tift 12317 30.45
Toombs 7015 26.11
Towns 131 1.13
Treutlen 2170 32.14
Troup 25367 36.17
Turner 3155 39.93
Twiggs 3434 41.53
Union 205 0.88
Upson 7504 28.62
Walker 2963 4.29
Walton 16273 17.81
Ware 10859 30.41
Warren 3115 59.19
Washington 10882 53.57
Wayne 5927 19.86
Webster 1071 41.42
Wheeler 3026 38.03
White 562 1.91
Whitfield 4445 4.27
Wilcox 3053 34.77
Wilkes 4133 41.88
Wilkinson 3436 38.38
Worth 5849 28.49