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

According to the US Census Bureau estimates, 222,445 (23.00%) of the 966,985 Delaware 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 Delaware. 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.

New Castle County had the highest number of African Americans (146,008), and African Americans constituted 26.17% of the county's population. Other counties with high number of African Americans include: Kent County (48,101) - 26.88% of the county's population, and Sussex County (28,336) - 12.32% 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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Delaware Black Population By County, 2018
See also population estimate for other years:
Table of Delaware's Black Population by County in 2018
Black Population
% Black
Kent 48,101 26.88%
New Castle 146,008 26.17%
Sussex 28,336 12.32%
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