Table: Blacks or African-Americans only, percent (a). Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS). Survey on the American Community Racial population estimates are produced for the United States, states and counties by the Population Estimates Program and racial estimates of population are produced for Puerto Rico, municipalities (county equivalents for Puerto Rico), places, areas urban and community (equivalent places for Puerto Rico) and smaller civil divisions according to the American Community Survey. A person who originates from any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East or North Africa.
It includes people who indicate their race as white or who report entries as Irish, German, Italian, Lebanese, Arab, Moroccan, or Caucasian. A person who has origins in any of the black racial groups in Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as black or African-American, or who report entries as African-American, Kenyan, Nigerian, or Haitian. A person who has origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintains a tribal affiliation or an attachment to the community.
This category includes people who indicate their race as American Indians or Alaska Natives or who report entries such as Navajo groups, Blackfeet, Inupiat, Yup'ik, or Central American Indian groups or South American Indian groups. Native to Hawaii and other Pacific Islands. A person who originates from any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa or other Pacific Islands. It includes people who declared their race as Fijians, Guamanians or Chamorras, Marshallese, native Hawaiians, Samoans, Tongans, and other Pacific Islanders, or who provide other detailed answers from Pacific Islanders.
Data users should be aware of the methodological differences that may exist between different data sources.