African American

African American is an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. African Americans are the largest racial minority in the US, amounting to an estimated 37,685,848, or 12.7% of the total population.

The Largest African Communities in the United States:

  • New York, NY (2,088,510)
  • Chicago, IL (887,608)
  • Philadelphia, PA (661,839)
  • Detroit, MI (590,226)
  • Houston, TX (498,466)
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