Colorado Black Population By County, 2018
Updated on December 2, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau estimates, 260,756 (4.58%) of the 5,697,155 Colorado population in 2018 identified as Black or African American alone.

In the map below, we show the specific number of Blacks or African Americans per county in Colorado. We also show the percentage of the population of each county that are African American and the gender percentages of the African American population when you interact with the map.

Arapahoe County had the highest number of African Americans (74,460), and African Americans constituted 11.41% of the county's population. Other counties with high number of African Americans include: Denver County (70,815) - 9.89% of the county's population, and El Paso County (49,230) - 6.91% of the county's population.

The data can also be found in the table below. You can use the table to sort, filter, and explore the data further.

You can see similar information for other states and also by state for the US.

Check the following page to see this information for other racial groups, and also for the different ethnicity groups in the United States.

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Colorado Black Population By County, 2018
See also population estimate for other years:
Table of Colorado's Black Population by County in 2018
Black Population
% Black
Adams 20,225 3.95%
Alamosa 318 1.96%
Arapahoe 74,460 11.41%
Archuleta 111 0.81%
Baca 38 1.06%
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