Percentages of Black Citizens in US in 2016

Figure 1: Percentage of population of black citizens in the United States in 2016 with a 5-year estimate.

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The average number of United States citizens that are black or African American per state is 3.03%. In the country, a large percentage of the black population is located in the Southeast region of the country with the highest percentage actually coming from Washington D.C. at 50.3%. Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana all also have high populations of black citizens.