United States 2019 Black Alone Population By State

Updated on December 2, 2021.

The US Census Bureau estimated that the Black or African American Alone population in the United States was 44,224,356 in 2019, and represented 13.47% of the 328,329,953 United States population in 2019. Texas had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (3,764,432 residents), followed by Florida with 3,650,637 residents, and Georgia with 3,465,113 residents. Montana had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (6,360 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 U.S. 2019 Black Alone Population By State
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State Black Alone Population % of State Population
Alabama 1315856 26.81
Alaska 27101 3.69
Arizona 381604 5.23
Arkansas 475106 15.73
California 2553676 6.48
Colorado 265056 4.60
Connecticut 437841 12.28
Delaware 226566 23.20
Florida 3650637 16.99
Georgia 3465113 32.60
Hawaii 30814 2.18
Idaho 15987 0.89
Illinois 1859309 14.68
Indiana 673700 10.01
Iowa 130175 4.12
Kansas 179437 6.16
Kentucky 378775 8.47
Louisiana 1531041 32.87
Maine 23208 1.73
Maryland 1885534 31.14
Massachusetts 627476 9.10
Michigan 1408989 14.11
Minnesota 399280 7.08
Mississippi 1127317 37.85
Missouri 725728 11.82
Montana 6360 0.59
Nebraska 101015 5.23
Nevada 319249 10.33
New Hampshire 24765 1.82
New Jersey 1344290 15.12
New Mexico 55561 2.65
New York 3425736 17.60
North Carolina 2336825 22.25
North Dakota 26087 3.42
Ohio 1530066 13.08
Oklahoma 307330 7.76
Oregon 93259 2.21
Pennsylvania 1545082 12.07
Rhode Island 90630 8.57
South Carolina 1391272 26.98
South Dakota 20732 2.34
Tennessee 1165222 17.06
Texas 3764432 12.99
Utah 46918 1.47
Vermont 8727 1.40
Virginia 1703577 19.91
Washington 331509 4.35
West Virginia 64688 3.60
Wisconsin 392565 6.74
Wyoming 7114 1.23
District of Columbia 326019 46.03