United States 2019 Black Alone Population By State
Created on November 21, 2020.
Updated on June 22, 2021.

The US Census Bureau estimated that the Black or African American Alone population in the United States was 44,075,086 in 2019, and represented 13.43% of the 328,239,523 United States population in 2019. Texas had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (3,739,221 residents), followed by Florida with 3,633,515 residents, and Georgia with 3,458,147 residents. Montana had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (6,389 residents) in 2019.

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

Also, there are links below to county level information on the Black or African American Alone population in 2019 for each state.

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Table of United States 2019 Black Alone Population By State
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State Black Population % of State Population
Alabama 1,313,291 26.78%
Alaska 27,108 3.71%
Arizona 376,997 5.18%
Arkansas 473,048 15.68%
California 2,552,757 6.46%
Colorado 264,479 4.59%
Connecticut 434,585 12.19%
Delaware 225,544 23.16%
Florida 3,633,515 16.92%
Georgia 3,458,147 32.57%
Hawaii 30,958 2.19%
Idaho 16,346 0.92%
Illinois 1,852,516 14.62%
Indiana 669,596 9.95%
Iowa 128,105 4.06%
Kansas 178,725 6.14%
Kentucky 378,479 8.47%
Louisiana 1,524,733 32.80%
Maine 22,691 1.69%
Maryland 1,878,645 31.07%
Massachusetts 621,902 9.02%
Michigan 1,407,890 14.10%
Minnesota 395,556 7.01%
Mississippi 1,124,559 37.79%
Missouri 725,579 11.82%
Montana 6,389 0.60%
Nebraska 100,763 5.21%
Nevada 316,303 10.27%
New Hampshire 24,371 1.79%
New Jersey 1,337,457 15.06%
New Mexico 54,772 2.61%
New York 3,421,123 17.59%
North Carolina 2,330,563 22.22%
North Dakota 25,984 3.41%
Ohio 1,525,570 13.05%
Oklahoma 307,819 7.78%
Oregon 93,740 2.22%
Pennsylvania 1,540,092 12.03%
Rhode Island 90,108 8.51%
South Carolina 1,388,017 26.96%
South Dakota 20,332 2.30%
Tennessee 1,164,461 17.05%
Texas 3,739,221 12.90%
Utah 47,537 1.48%
Vermont 8,774 1.41%
Virginia 1,696,911 19.88%
Washington 331,924 4.36%
West Virginia 64,610 3.61%
Wisconsin 390,543 6.71%
Wyoming 7,467 1.29%
District of Columbia 324,484 45.98%