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

According to the US Census Bureau estimates, 3,689,734 (12.89%) of the 28,624,564 Texas 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 Texas. 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.

Harris County had the highest number of African Americans (938,133), and African Americans constituted 20.06% of the county's population. Other counties with high number of African Americans include: Dallas County (623,314) - 23.7% of the county's population, and Tarrant County (367,120) - 17.64% 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.
Texas Black Population By County, 2018
See also population estimate for other years:
Table of Texas's Black Population by County in 2018
Black Population
% Black
Anderson 12,748 21.93%
Andrews 344 1.9%
Angelina 13,519 15.57%
Aransas 395 1.7%
Archer 101 1.15%
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