Iowa 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 Iowa was 128,105 in 2019, and represented 4.06% of Iowa's 3,155,070 population in 2019. Polk County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (35,109 residents), followed by Linn County with 13,893 residents, and Scott County with 13,829 residents. Van Buren County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (16 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.

Iowa 2019 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of Iowa 2019 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Population % of County Population
Adair 42 0.59%
Adams 18 0.5%
Allamakee 222 1.62%
Appanoose 117 0.94%
Audubon 31 0.56%
Benton 186 0.73%
Black Hawk 12,729 9.7%
Boone 311 1.19%
Bremer 302 1.21%
Buchanan 122 0.58%
Buena Vista 670 3.42%
Butler 49 0.34%
Calhoun 230 2.38%
Carroll 274 1.36%
Cass 59 0.46%
Cedar 119 0.64%
Cerro Gordo 878 2.07%
Cherokee 135 1.2%
Chickasaw 92 0.77%
Clarke 118 1.26%
Clay 148 0.92%
Clayton 150 0.86%
Clinton 1,422 3.06%
Crawford 603 3.59%
Dallas 2,476 2.65%
Davis 22 0.24%
Decatur 168 2.13%
Delaware 148 0.87%
Des Moines 2,419 6.21%
Dickinson 105 0.61%
Dubuque 3,537 3.64%
Emmet 124 1.35%
Fayette 303 1.54%
Floyd 441 2.82%
Franklin 122 1.21%
Fremont 65 0.93%
Greene 47 0.53%
Grundy 74 0.61%
Guthrie 71 0.66%
Hamilton 201 1.36%
Hancock 107 1.01%
Hardin 260 1.54%
Harrison 59 0.42%
Henry 550 2.76%
Howard 60 0.66%
Humboldt 82 0.86%
Ida 36 0.53%
Iowa 126 0.78%
Jackson 136 0.7%
Jasper 863 2.32%
Jefferson 472 2.58%
Johnson 11,368 7.52%
Jones 553 2.67%
Keokuk 73 0.71%
Kossuth 161 1.09%
Lee 1,058 3.14%
Linn 13,893 6.13%
Louisa 117 1.06%
Lucas 50 0.58%
Lyon 48 0.41%
Madison 104 0.64%
Mahaska 407 1.84%
Marion 286 0.86%
Marshall 898 2.28%
Mills 112 0.74%
Mitchell 61 0.58%
Monona 63 0.73%
Monroe 63 0.82%
Montgomery 62 0.63%
Muscatine 1,298 3.04%
O'Brien 208 1.51%
Osceola 61 1.02%
Page 434 2.87%
Palo Alto 189 2.13%
Plymouth 392 1.56%
Pocahontas 71 1.07%
Polk 35,109 7.16%
Pottawattamie 1,673 1.8%
Poweshiek 308 1.67%
Ringgold 34 0.7%
Sac 43 0.44%
Scott 13,829 8%
Shelby 132 1.15%
Sioux 280 0.8%
Story 3,009 3.1%
Tama 163 0.97%
Taylor 34 0.56%
Union 168 1.37%
Van Buren 16 0.23%
Wapello 1,343 3.84%
Warren 482 0.94%
Washington 267 1.22%
Wayne 32 0.5%
Webster 1,688 4.7%
Winnebago 173 1.67%
Winneshiek 170 0.85%
Woodbury 4,801 4.66%
Worth 73 0.99%
Wright 147 1.17%