NJ Stats: Black/African American Population in the United States for 2014

Rank State Black or African American
1 New York 3,378,047
2 Florida 3,078,067
3 Texas 3,070,440
4 Georgia 2,993,927
5 California 2,486,549
6 North Carolina 2,088,362
7 Illinois 1,903,458
8 Maryland 1,731,513
9 Virginia 1,579,414
10 Louisiana 1,462,969
11 Pennsylvania 1,431,826
12 Ohio 1,426,861
13 Michigan 1,416,067
14 South Carolina 1,302,865
15 New Jersey 1,282,005
16 Alabama 1,259,224
17 Mississippi 1,103,101
18 Tennessee 1,068,010
19 Missouri 700,178
20 Indiana 603,797
21 Massachusetts 504,365
22 Arkansas 454,021
23 Connecticut 392,131
24 Wisconsin 367,021
25 Kentucky 342,804
26 Oklahoma 284,332
27 Minnesota 280,949
28 Arizona 280,905
29 Washington 252,333
30 Nevada 231,224
31 Colorado 214,919
32 Delaware 196,281
33 Kansas 173,298
34 Iowa 91,695
35 Nebraska 85,971
36 Rhode Island 75,073
37 Oregon 74,414
38 West Virginia 63,885
39 New Mexico 49,006
40 Utah 33,864
41 Alaska 24,441
42 Hawaii 22,473
43 New Hampshire 16,365
44 Maine 16,269
45 Idaho 10,950
46 South Dakota 10,533
47 North Dakota 8,248
48 Vermont 6,456
49 Wyoming 5,135
50 Montana 4,215

50 State Average: 798,805

New Jersey is: 60.5% higher than the average

Source: U.S. Census Bureau. “Annual Estimates of the Resident Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for the United States, States and Counties: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014.” American Fact Finder. 2014. Accessed July 2015. http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml