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

According to the US Census Bureau estimates, 1,536,333 (11.99%) of the 12,809,107 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania. 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.

Philadelphia County had the highest number of African Americans (696,392), and African Americans constituted 43.9% of the county's population. Other counties with high number of African Americans include: Allegheny County (163,627) - 13.44% of the county's population, and Delaware County (126,741) - 22.41% 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.

Hover/Click on the counties to see the values.
Pennsylvania Black Population By County, 2018
See also population estimate for other years:
Table of Pennsylvania's Black Population by County in 2018
Black Population
% Black
Adams 2,045 1.99%
Allegheny 163,627 13.44%
Armstrong 604 0.92%
Beaver 10,480 6.36%
Bedford 323 0.67%
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