Black or African-American Population for the United States by Region, 2004

Area Percent of
black population
Percent of
total population
United States 100.0% 12.5%
Region    
 Northeast 18.3 12.3
 Midwest 18.2% 10.2%
 South 54.3 19.0
 West 9.1 5.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2004.

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African-American Population Population/Demographics Black or African-American Population for the United States by Region, 2002
Black or African-American Population for the United States by Region, 2004

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