Rank State Percentage of Black or African American Residents
1 District Of Columbia 50.1%
2 Mississippi 37.4%
3 Louisiana 32.4%
4 Georgia 31.2%
5 Maryland 30.0%
6 South Carolina 28.0%
7 Alabama 26.5%
8 Delaware 22.0%
9 North Carolina 22.0%
10 Virginia 19.7%
11 New York 17.5%
12 Tennessee 17.0%
13 Florida 16.6%
14 Arkansas 15.6%
15 Illinois 14.8%
16 New Jersey 14.7%
17 Michigan 14.3%
18 Ohio 12.5%
19 Texas 12.3%
20 Missouri 11.7%
21 Pennsylvania 11.4%
22 Connecticut 11.2%
23 Indiana 9.4%
24 Nevada 8.9%
25 Kentucky 8.1%
26 Massachusetts 7.9%
27 Oklahoma 7.6%
28 Rhode Island 7.3%
29 California 6.6%
30 Wisconsin 6.5%
31 Kansas 6.2%
32 Minnesota 5.5%
33 Nebraska 4.8%
34 Arizona 4.5%
35 Colorado 4.3%
36 Washington 3.9%
37 Alaska 3.7%
38 West Virginia 3.5%
39 Iowa 3.2%
40 New Mexico 2.4%
41 Hawaii 2.1%
42 Oregon 2.0%
43 South Dakota 1.7%
44 North Dakota 1.5%
45 Wyoming 1.5%
46 New Hampshire 1.4%
47 Maine 1.3%
48 Utah 1.3%
49 Vermont 1.1%
50 Idaho 0.8%
51 Montana 0.6%