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

According to the US Census Bureau estimates, 1,408,986 (14.11%) of the 9,987,286 Michigan 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 Michigan. 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.

Wayne County had the highest number of African Americans (681,244), and African Americans constituted 38.8% of the county's population. Other counties with high number of African Americans include: Oakland County (175,841) - 13.98% of the county's population, and Macomb County (106,909) - 12.26% 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.

Hover/Click on the counties to see the values.

Michigan Black Population By County, 2018
See also population estimate for other years:
Table of Michigan's Black Population by County in 2018
Black Population
% Black
Alcona 50 0.48%
Alger 667 7.33%
Allegan 1,798 1.54%
Alpena 165 0.58%
Antrim 73 0.31%
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