2017 Population estimate for where African Americans live- States and Metropolitan Areas -Release Date September 13, 2018

2017 Population estimate for where African Americans live- States and Metropolitan Areas
Release Date September 13, 2018

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – U.S. Census Bureau

SEPT. 13, 2018 — The U.S. Census Bureau released its most detailed look at Americas people and places. This data also includes the African American population.

Many large metropolitan areas saw an increase in income and a decrease in poverty rates between 2016 and 2017.

Where do African Americans live in the United States:

State 2017 Black/African American Population
Texas 3,712,453
Florida 3,692,327
Georgia 3,448,934
New York 3,436,650
California 2,775,059
North Carolina 2,357,777
Illinois 1,953,739
Maryland 1,927,464
Virginia 1,795,098
Ohio 1,661,333
Pennsylvania 1,631,167
Louisiana 1,573,145
Michigan 1,522,134
South Carolina 1,415,272
Alabama 1,356,161
New Jersey 1,332,592
Tennessee 1,198,891
Mississippi 1,156,352
Missouri 778,856
Indiana 722,316
Massachusetts 645,572
Puerto Rico 563,738
Arkansas 490,755
Connecticut 445,192
Wisconsin 433,227
Minnesota 425,197
Kentucky 422,196
Washington 404,766
Arizona 399,987
Oklahoma 361,077
District of Columbia 329,696
Nevada 318,612
Colorado 296,260
Delaware 228,746
Kansas 213,694
Iowa 144,803
Oregon 124,365
Nebraska 115,073
West Virginia 92,106
Rhode Island 83,646
New Mexico 63,684
Utah 54,113
Hawaii 52,782
Alaska 34,537
New Hampshire 31,323
North Dakota 26,636
Maine 24,268
South Dakota 23,490
Idaho 20,869
Vermont 13,044
Montana 11,152
Wyoming 10,600

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Where do African Americans live in metropolitan areas
Metropolitan Region 2017 Black/African American Population 2017 Population of Entire Metropolitan Region
New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA CSA 4,218,010 23,876,155
Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA CSA 2,651,200 9,764,315
Atlanta–Athens-Clarke County–Sandy Springs, GA CSA 2,206,982 6,555,956
Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI CSA 1,708,306 9,901,711
Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD CSA 1,553,892 7,206,807
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL CSA 1,484,818 6,828,241
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA CSA 1,443,699 18,788,800
Houston-The Woodlands, TX CSA 1,292,925 7,093,190
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK CSA 1,279,293 7,846,293
Detroit-Warren-Ann Arbor, MI CSA 1,165,646 5,336,286
Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT CSA 694,283 8,233,270
Memphis-Forrest City, TN-MS-AR CSA 656,576 1,374,190
San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA CSA 653,553 8,837,789
Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC CSA 635,821 2,684,121
Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH CSA 599,363 3,485,691
Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC CSA 599,170 1,829,195
St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington, MO-IL CSA 556,343 2,911,945
Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Beach, FL CSA 555,838 3,284,198
New Orleans-Metairie-Hammond, LA-MS CSA 526,433 1,510,162
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC CSA 525,339 2,199,459
San Juan-Carolina, PR CSA 464,170 2,398,030
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area 438,349 3,091,399
Richmond, VA Metro Area 412,967 1,294,204
Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, AL CSA 387,740 1,364,062
Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH CSA 387,685 2,481,585
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI CSA 379,023 3,946,533
Greensboro–Winston-Salem–High Point, NC CSA 379,019 1,663,532
Jacksonville-St. Marys-Palatka, FL-GA CSA 372,328 1,631,488
Indianapolis-Carmel-Muncie, IN CSA 359,116 2,411,086
Columbia-Orangeburg-Newberry, SC CSA 357,434 950,997
Seattle-Tacoma, WA CSA 340,784 4,764,736
Jackson-Vicksburg-Brookhaven, MS CSA 334,001 668,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metro Area 325,138 4,737,270
Kansas City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS CSA 319,043 2,472,602
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro, TN CSA 318,859 2,027,489
Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI CSA 318,182 2,048,007
Cincinnati-Wilmington-Maysville, OH-KY-IN CSA 304,945 2,238,265
Las Vegas-Henderson, NV-AZ CSA 301,491 2,455,481
Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC CSA 282,433 1,459,766
Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV CSA 243,172 2,623,639
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR CSA 232,928 908,323
Louisville/Jefferson County–Elizabethtown–Madison, KY-IN CSA 229,662 1,522,112
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area 221,028 600,151
Sacramento-Roseville, CA CSA 220,954 2,598,377
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area 213,289 3,337,685
Denver-Aurora, CO CSA 206,508 3,515,374
Fayetteville-Lumberton-Laurinburg, NC CSA 203,891 554,361
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area 197,109 2,473,974
Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL CSA 188,243 499,128
Savannah-Hinesville-Statesboro, GA CSA 188,238 544,092
Hartford-West Hartford, CT CSA 183,989 1,479,292
Austin-Round Rock, TX Metro Area 182,883 2,115,827
Lafayette-Opelousas-Morgan City, LA CSA 182,088 626,028
Oklahoma City-Shawnee, OK CSA 175,864 1,455,963
Macon-Bibb County–Warner Robins, GA CSA 174,824 420,693
Montgomery, AL Metro Area 171,591 373,889
Mobile-Daphne-Fairhope, AL CSA 171,553 626,583
Dayton-Springfield-Sidney, OH CSA 159,050 1,077,108
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY CSA 158,742 1,214,204
Rochester-Batavia-Seneca Falls, NY CSA 148,186 1,170,402
Rocky Mount-Wilson-Roanoke Rapids, NC CSA 145,843 299,581
Tallahassee-Bainbridge, FL-GA CSA 138,911 409,343
Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL CSA 131,440 774,480
Grand Rapids-Wyoming-Muskegon, MI CSA 123,620 1,456,935
Portland-Vancouver-Salem, OR-WA CSA 120,506 3,201,058
Harrisburg-York-Lebanon, PA CSA 115,703 1,260,071
Tulsa-Muskogee-Bartlesville, OK CSA 110,842 1,160,612
Pensacola-Ferry Pass, FL-AL CSA 103,876 525,231
Albany-Schenectady, NY CSA 100,627 1,176,079
Toledo-Port Clinton, OH CSA 99,953 644,325
Chattanooga-Cleveland-Dalton, TN-GA-AL CSA 99,823 960,782
Monroe-Ruston-Bastrop, LA CSA 98,920 251,830
Cape Coral-Fort Myers-Naples, FL CSA 96,919 1,112,104
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metro Area 91,887 394,232
Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, NE-IA CSA 86,044 970,023
South Bend-Elkhart-Mishawaka, IN-MI CSA 85,387 727,604
Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC-NC CSA 80,628 525,772
Lexington-Fayette–Richmond–Frankfort, KY CSA 79,891 740,364
Greenville-Washington, NC CSA 77,684 226,130
Ponce-Coamo-Santa Isabel, PR CSA 77,480 377,044
Gainesville-Lake City, FL CSA 75,489 354,299
North Port-Sarasota, FL CSA 74,851 1,023,585
Syracuse-Auburn, NY CSA 71,090 732,444
Youngstown-Warren, OH-PA CSA 71,018 645,003
Knoxville-Morristown-Sevierville, TN CSA 68,781 1,128,379
Fresno-Madera, CA CSA 63,246 1,146,145
Wichita-Arkansas City-Winfield, KS CSA 62,699 680,989
Lake Charles-Jennings, LA CSA 61,771 240,834
Springfield-Greenfield Town, MA CSA 60,068 702,354
Kalamazoo-Battle Creek-Portage, MI CSA 58,864 533,413
Dothan-Enterprise-Ozark, AL CSA 57,493 249,014
Fort Wayne-Huntington-Auburn, IN CSA 54,934 631,217
Lansing-East Lansing-Owosso, MI CSA 54,023 546,102
Longview-Marshall, TX CSA 52,040 284,142
Jackson-Brownsville, TN CSA 51,607 146,808
Rockford-Freeport-Rochelle, IL CSA 50,773 434,408
Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, UT CSA 49,734 2,559,350
Tucson-Nogales, AZ CSA 49,446 1,068,981
Tyler-Jacksonville, TX CSA 49,336 1,160,612
Madison-Janesville-Beloit, WI CSA 48,106 880,520
Des Moines-Ames-West Des Moines, IA CSA 47,321 806,863
Saginaw-Midland-Bay City, MI CSA 45,064 379,584
Peoria-Canton, IL CSA 41,962 407,537
El Paso-Las Cruces, TX-NM CSA 41,942 1,060,397
Davenport-Moline, IA-IL CSA 40,892 472,153
Columbus-West Point, MS CSA 38,682 78,826
Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM CSA 36,836 1,171,974
Charleston-Huntington-Ashland, WV-OH-KY CSA 36,057 679,734
Springfield-Jacksonville-Lincoln, IL CSA 34,549 309,844
New Bern-Morehead City, NC CSA 33,196 193,745
Modesto-Merced, CA CSA 31,024 820,572
Hickory-Lenoir, NC CSA 30,346 411,693
Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, IA CSA 29,791 441,784
Asheville-Brevard, NC CSA 27,828 490,101
Erie-Meadville, PA CSA 27,561 360,700
Lubbock-Levelland, TX CSA 26,335 340,071
Harrisonburg-Staunton-Waynesboro, VA CSA 23,065 256,441
Columbia-Moberly-Mexico, MO CSA 22,363 228,857
Visalia-Porterville-Hanford, CA CSA 21,180 614,594
Midland-Odessa, TX CSA 20,537 327,762
Corpus Christi-Kingsville-Alice, TX CSA 19,616 526,384
Amarillo-Borger, TX CSA 19,499 286,300
Jonesboro-Paragould, AR CSA 18,873 176,322
Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA CSA 18,495 508,712
Lincoln-Beatrice, NE CSA 18,468 353,120
Rome-Summerville, GA CSA 17,607 122,383
Spokane-Spokane Valley-Coeur d’Alene, WA-ID CSA 17,534 721,873
Bloomington-Pontiac, IL CSA 17,124 224,750
Reno-Carson City-Fernley, NV CSA 17,099 621,769
Bowling Green-Glasgow, KY CSA 17,026 228,743
Portland-Lewiston-South Portland, ME CSA 16,977 639,734
Lima-Van Wert-Celina, OH CSA 16,811 218,066
Springfield-Branson, MO CSA 15,698 549,423
Boise City-Mountain Home-Ontario, ID-OR CSA 14,864 790,363
Mansfield-Ashland-Bucyrus, OH CSA 14,812 215,963
Hot Springs-Malvern, AR CSA 14,399 132,232
Cape Girardeau-Sikeston, MO-IL CSA 14,383 135,323
Rochester-Austin, MN CSA 14,089 257,846
DeRidder-Fort Polk South, LA CSA 14,023 87,654
Fargo-Wahpeton, ND-MN CSA 13,601 264,031
Lafayette-West Lafayette-Frankfort, IN CSA 12,935 251,556
Paducah-Mayfield, KY-IL CSA 11,979 134,158
Manhattan-Junction City, KS CSA 11,859 131,935
Kokomo-Peru, IN CSA 10,999 118,208
State College-DuBois, PA CSA 10,998 242,345
Green Bay-Shawano, WI CSA 10,386 365,600
Morgantown-Fairmont, WV CSA 10,349 195,046
Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah, WI CSA 9,745 406,540
Elmira-Corning, NY CSA 9,615 181,838
Johnstown-Somerset, PA CSA 9,347 207,555
Bloomsburg-Berwick-Sunbury, PA CSA 9,236 261,629
Martin-Union City, TN-KY CSA 8,173 69,914
Williamsport-Lock Haven, PA CSA 7,733 152,839
Victoria-Port Lavaca, TX CSA 7,723 121,390
Bloomington-Bedford, IN CSA 7,654 213,491
Pueblo-Cañon City, CO CSA 7,254 214,034
Mayagüez-San Germán, PR CSA 7,247 218,438
Sioux City-Vermillion, IA-SD-NE CSA 6,059 182,608
Quincy-Hannibal, IL-MO CSA 5,884 115,059
Ithaca-Cortland, NY CSA 5,869 152,588
Clovis-Portales, NM CSA 5,855 68,659
McAllen-Edinburg, TX CSA 5,796 925,115
Findlay-Tiffin, OH CSA 5,713 130,997
Joplin-Miami, MO-OK CSA 5,586 209,819
Mount Pleasant-Alma, MI CSA 5,449 112,081
Richmond-Connersville, IN CSA 5,384 89,394
Redding-Red Bluff, CA CSA 4,840 243,847
Medford-Grants Pass, OR CSA 4,633 303,831
Wausau-Stevens Point-Wisconsin Rapids, WI CSA 4,446 307,170
Mankato-New Ulm-North Mankato, MN CSA 4,163 126,133
Rapid City-Spearfish, SD CSA 4,045 172,279
Eau Claire-Menomonie, WI CSA 3,959 212,177
Dixon-Sterling, IL CSA 3,690 90,524
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH CSA 3,011 151,316
Pullman-Moscow, WA-ID CSA 2,171 88,379
Brownsville-Harlingen-Raymondville, TX CSA 1,993 445,309
Bend-Redmond-Prineville, OR CSA 1,854 209,998
Idaho Falls-Rexburg-Blackfoot, ID CSA 1,322 243,805
Edwards-Glenwood Springs, CO CSA 1,036 131,780
Moses Lake-Othello, WA CSA 819 114,664

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Median Household Income for all races and ethnic groups:

Poverty in the United States for all races and ethnic groups:

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