Black or African-American Population for the United States by Region, 2010

Area Percent of
black population
Percent of
total population¹
United States 100.0% 12.6%
Region    
 Northeast 18.3 11.8
 Midwest 18.2% 10.4%
 South 54.3 19.2
 West 9.1 4.8
¹respondents designated race as Black or African American alone
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, The Black Population: 2010.

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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, 2010

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