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46.8 million Americans identify as Black. Here's how the demographic is developing

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Christine Tamir

Research Analyst, Pew Research Center


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The U.S. black population was over 46,000,000 according to 2019 research. Image: Pew Research Center
Diversity within the Black population has increased since 2000. Image: Pew Research Center
This chart shows that the multiracial Black population is relatively young. Image: Pew Research Center
This evidence suggests that the number of Black people living in South America has increased. Image: Pew Research Center

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This evidence suggests that more Black people in the U.S. have higher education qualifications Image: Pew Research Center

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