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Black or African-American Population for the United States by Region, 2002

Area Percent of
black population
Percent of
total population
United States 100.0% 12.7%
Region
Northeast 18.1 12.2
Midwest 18.1% 10.2%
South 55.3 19.8
West 8.6 4.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2002.

Black or African-American Population for the United States by Region, 2004 Population/Demographics Ten Cities of 100,000 or More with Highest Percentage of Blacks or African Americans, 2000