c. 6. C. Are minorities
- According to the Resident Population by Race and State 2017 Census Statistics, the race of Alabama residents is broken up by the following:
|Alabama Population by Race|
|Black or African American Alone||1269808|
|Two or More Races||76428|
|American Indian/Alaska Native Alone||25181|
*2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, African American’s represent 26.5% of the state’s population, however the concentration of African Americans in certain counties over others shows the significant differences in geographic distribution of the population by race.
The Asian population in Alabama remains low at 1.2% across the state.