U.S. Department of Commerce

State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

BLACK OR AFRICAN-AMERICAN POPULATION ALONE, PERCENT -- JULY 2008

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary note]

State Percent Rank
    United States 12.8 (X)
Alabama 26.4 6
Alaska 4.3 34
Arizona 4.2 35
Arkansas 15.8 13
California 6.7 27
Colorado 4.3 33
Connecticut 10.3 21
Delaware 20.9 8
District of Columbia 55.4 (X)
Florida 15.9 12
Georgia 30.0 3
Hawaii 3.1 38
Idaho 0.9 48
Illinois 14.9 14
Indiana 9.1 22
Iowa 2.7 40
Kansas 6.2 29
Kentucky 7.7 25
Louisiana 32.0 2
Maine 1.0 47
Maryland 29.4 4
Massachusetts 7.0 26
Michigan 14.2 16
Minnesota 4.6 31
Mississippi 37.2 1
Missouri 11.5 19
Montana 0.7 50
Nebraska 4.5 32
Nevada 8.1 23
New Hampshire 1.2 44
New Jersey 14.5 15
New Mexico 3.0 39
New York 17.3 10
North Carolina 21.6 7
North Dakota 1.1 46
Ohio 12.0 17
Oklahoma 8.0 24
Oregon 2.0 41
Pennsylvania 10.8 20
Rhode Island 6.4 28
South Carolina 28.5 5
South Dakota 1.1 45
Tennessee 16.8 11
Texas 11.9 18
Utah 1.3 43
Vermont 0.9 49
Virginia 19.9 9
Washington 3.7 36
West Virginia 3.6 37
Wisconsin 6.1 30
Wyoming 1.3 42

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau,
"Estimates of the Resident Population by Race and Hispanic Origin for
the United States and States:  July 1, 2008 (SC-EST2008-04)";
published 14 May 2009;
http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/asrh/2008/tables/SC-EST2008-04.xls. [XLS]
See Table 19, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2010.

For more information:
Population Estimates

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