PaSDC Releases African American/Black Demographics

The PA State Data Center shared the following Data Tip Sheet:

Pennsylvania Celebrates Black History Month

Highlights include:

  • PA’s 2010 black population = 10.8%
  • PA ranks 22nd among all states for total black population
  • In 2010, 9.4 percent of African Americans age 25 or older in Pennsylvania had a bachelor’s degree, up from 7.7 percent in 2000
  • The percent of African Americans attaining a bachelor’s degree remains below the percent for the total PA population (16.7 percent).

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