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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2010

The Black Population in the United States: 2009

A series of detailed tables with data on a wide range of demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the black population. Topics covered include marital status, educational attainment, nativity and citizenship status, labor force and employment status, occupation, earnings, poverty and housing tenure. The data, collected in the Current Population Survey, pertain to the noninstitutionalized population and are shown for the “black alone” population. Note: These numbers are not from the 2010 Census. In addition, these estimates should not be confused with similar estimates based on the American Community Survey <http://www.census.gov/acs/www/>; where the topics overlap, the Census Bureau recommends that users consult tables based on the American Community Survey when data are not needed for national historical time series analyses. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/race/black.html>.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: September 09, 2014