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c. 6. C. Are minorities

Current Narrative:

  • 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

Alabama Population by Race 
White Alone3327891
Black or African American Alone1269808
Two or More Races76428
Asian Alone58322
American Indian/Alaska Native Alone25181

   *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.