Number of African American People in the United States
In this article, we will explore the demographic data of African American people in the United States, and look at historical data to see whether the African American population is growing or declining.
First, let's take a look at the population of African American people in the United States for the last 6 years.
Total U.S. African American Population
The table above shows that between 2015 and 2020 the total African American population has increased by 1,319,289 people.
If this growth were to continue at the same rate, the total population of African American people by 2025 could be 42,546,673.
Total U.S. African American Population By State
We can also look at the data for African American people in each individual state and whether the African American population increased or decreased between 2015 and 2020.
For more details on the historical population figures for each state, click the link in the table below.
|District of Columbia||316,447||318,631||0.69%|
All of the data on this page is sourced from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates, from the United States Census Bureau. The latest year for the ACS is currently 2020.
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