U.S. Black Population by County (1990 – 2017)

Black Americans the third largest racial and ethnic group in the U.S. Most African Americans are descendants of enslaved peoples within the boundaries of the present U.S.

The 1990 census counted nearly 30 million blacks. In Census 2000, 36.2 million people, or 12.9 percent of the total population reported that they were Black. Now more than 40 million blacks live in the United States.

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U.S. Counties with the highest percentages of Black Americans:
1. Claiborne County (Mississippi): 85,99
2. Jefferson County (Mississippi): 85,42
3. Holmes County (Mississippi): 82,76
4. Macon County (Alabama): 81,13
5. Greene County (Alabama): 79,95
6. Petersburg city (Virginia): 77,65
7. Tunica County (Mississippi): 76,75
8. Coahoma County (Mississippi): 76,66
9. Humphreys County (Mississippi): 75,58
10. Leflore County (Mississippi): 74,60
11. Sunflower County (Mississippi): 73,97
12. Allendale County (South Carolina): 73,33
13. Lowndes County (Alabama): 73,02
14. Hinds County (Mississippi): 72,47
15. Washington County (Mississippi): 72,33
16. Sumter County (Alabama): 72,21
17. Noxubee County (Mississippi): 71,91
18. Clayton County (Georgia): 71,52
19. Hancock County (Georgia): 71,21
20. Wilcox County (Alabama): 71,17

U.S. Counties with the lowest percentages of Black Americans:
1. Kalawao County (Hawaii): 0
2. Petroleum County (Montana): 0
3. Treasure County (Montana): 0
4. Wibaux County (Montana): 0
5. Arthur County (Nebraska): 0
6. Hooker County (Nebraska): 0
7. Keya Paha County (Nebraska): 0
8. King County (Texas): 0
9. Daggett County (Utah): 0
10. Judith Basin County (Montana): 0,05
11. Jackson County (Colorado): 0,07
12. Scotland County (Missouri): 0,08
13. Sioux County (Nebraska): 0,08
14. Garfield County (Washington): 0,09
15. Roberts County (Texas): 0,11
16. Elk County (Kansas): 0,12
17. Wheeler County (Nebraska): 0,12
18. Ouray County (Colorado): 0,13
19. Caribou County (Idaho): 0,13
20. Schuyler County (Missouri): 0,13

The mean center of Black population for the U.S.
Kentucky – Simpson county (1990 – 1992)
Tennessee – Robertson county (1993 – 1999)
Tennessee – Sumner county (2000 – 2017)

 

Related posts:
U.S. Hispanic Population by County (1990 – 2017)
– U.S. Non-Hispanic White Population by County (1990 – 2017)
– U.S. Population Density

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