Last Names BLACK

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • BLACK is ranked as the 163rd most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 173,455.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 54.4 people named BLACK for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 99% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named BLACK is 177,352, the rank is 160 and the proportion per 100k Americans named BLACK is 55.67.

Last Names BLACK
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 173,455 +/-0.9%
  • National Rank 163
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 54.4

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 177,352
  • National Rank 160
  • Proportion/100k 55.67

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name BLACK is 76.7% White, 1.5% Hispanic origin, 18.6% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.5% Two or More Races, and 1.4% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name BLACK have a higher likelyhood of being American Indian or Alaskan Native and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name BLACK is included in the following name catgories:
  • Not Categorized

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name BLACK

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 76.7% 63.9% 12.8%
Hispanic origin 1.5% 16.3% -14.8%
Black 18.6% 12.3% 6.3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.5% 1.8% -0.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.4% 0.7% 0.7%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named BLACK is Texas where 16,128 people have this name.
  • South Carolina is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named BLACK, as 130.96 in every 100,000 South Carolinians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Pennsylvania.
  • South Carolina is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Wisconsin (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 2 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names BLACK State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 5,750 44.64 99.9% Indiana 4,368 66.22 99.9% Iowa 1,481 47.66 99.8% Kansas 1,702 58.6 99.7% Michigan 4,751 47.94 99.9% Minnesota 1,477 27.07 99.8% Missouri 2,433 81.26 99.5% Nebraska 782 41.55 99.5% North Dakota 249 33.71 98.3% Ohio 8,307 71.65 99.9% South Dakota 309 36.28 98.8% Wisconsin 1,159 20.13 99.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name BLACK

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 5,750 44.64 99.9%
Indiana 4,368 66.22 99.9%
Iowa 1,481 47.66 99.8%
Kansas 1,702 58.6 99.7%
Michigan 4,751 47.94 99.9%
Minnesota 1,477 27.07 99.8%
Missouri 2,433 81.26 99.5%
Nebraska 782 41.55 99.5%
North Dakota 249 33.71 98.3%
Ohio 8,307 71.65 99.9%
South Dakota 309 36.28 98.8%
Wisconsin 1,159 20.13 99.6%
West State Statistics Last-Names BLACK State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 382 51.89 98.9% Arizona 3,418 50.78 99.8% California 14,819 38.19 99.9% Colorado 2,971 55.48 99.8% Hawaii 536 37.75 99.3% Idaho 1,101 67.36 99.6% Montana 549 53.65 99.5% Nevada 1,532 53.95 99.8% New Mexico 1,202 57.62 99.5% Oregon 2,323 58.52 99.8% Utah 3,437 116.78 99.8% Washington 3,697 52.35 99.9% Wyoming 410 70.24 99.3%

West States
State stats for the first name BLACK

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 382 51.89 98.9%
Arizona 3,418 50.78 99.8%
California 14,819 38.19 99.9%
Colorado 2,971 55.48 99.8%
Hawaii 536 37.75 99.3%
Idaho 1,101 67.36 99.6%
Montana 549 53.65 99.5%
Nevada 1,532 53.95 99.8%
New Mexico 1,202 57.62 99.5%
Oregon 2,323 58.52 99.8%
Utah 3,437 116.78 99.8%
Washington 3,697 52.35 99.9%
Wyoming 410 70.24 99.3%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names BLACK State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,192 33.13 99.7% Maine 1,008 75.82 99.4% Massachusetts 2,433 36.06 99.7% New Hampshire 533 40.14 99.1% New Jersey 4,107 45.95 99.9% New York 5,594 28.33 99.9% Pennsylvania 8,395 65.65 100.0% Rhode Island 355 33.69 98.8% Vermont 235 37.54 98.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name BLACK

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,192 33.13 99.7%
Maine 1,008 75.82 99.4%
Massachusetts 2,433 36.06 99.7%
New Hampshire 533 40.14 99.1%
New Jersey 4,107 45.95 99.9%
New York 5,594 28.33 99.9%
Pennsylvania 8,395 65.65 100.0%
Rhode Island 355 33.69 98.8%
Vermont 235 37.54 98.7%
South State Statistics Last-Names BLACK State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 5,371 110.75 99.8% Arkansas 2,441 82.28 99.7% Delaware 505 53.98 99.6% Dist. of Columbia 452 68.53 99.3% Florida 10,278 51.66 99.9% Georgia 9,049 89.62 99.9% Kentucky 3,267 74.02 99.7% Louisiana 2,003 43.08 99.4% Maryland 2,984 49.94 99.8% Mississippi 2,433 81.26 99.5% North Carolina 9,182 92.34 99.9% Oklahoma 3,227 83.22 99.8% South Carolina 6,329 130.96 99.9% Tennessee 5,290 80.77 99.8% Texas 16,128 59.83 99.9% Virginia 4,170 50.08 99.8% West Virginia 1,655 89.44 99.5%

South States
State stats for the first name BLACK

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 5,371 110.75 99.8%
Arkansas 2,441 82.28 99.7%
Delaware 505 53.98 99.6%
Dist. of Columbia 452 68.53 99.3%
Florida 10,278 51.66 99.9%
Georgia 9,049 89.62 99.9%
Kentucky 3,267 74.02 99.7%
Louisiana 2,003 43.08 99.4%
Maryland 2,984 49.94 99.8%
Mississippi 2,433 81.26 99.5%
North Carolina 9,182 92.34 99.9%
Oklahoma 3,227 83.22 99.8%
South Carolina 6,329 130.96 99.9%
Tennessee 5,290 80.77 99.8%
Texas 16,128 59.83 99.9%
Virginia 4,170 50.08 99.8%
West Virginia 1,655 89.44 99.5%
 

Full Names with BLACK as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have BLACK as a last name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named BLACK.

The most popular full name is James BLACK. 2.13% of all the people named BLACK have this given name.

There are 4287 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name BLACK

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James BLACK 2.13%
2 David BLACK 1.83%
3 John BLACK 1.61%
4 Robert BLACK 1.53%
5 Charles BLACK 1.19%
6 William BLACK 1.18%
7 Mary BLACK 1.17%
8 Michael BLACK 1.08%
9 Barbara BLACK 0.94%
10 Linda BLACK 0.80%
11 Donald BLACK 0.78%
12 Richard BLACK 0.75%
13 Betty BLACK 0.64%
14 Patricia BLACK 0.62%
15 Thomas BLACK 0.62%
16 Jennifer BLACK 0.56%
17 Brian BLACK 0.56%
18 Elizabeth BLACK 0.55%
19 Christopher BLACK 0.52%
20 Carol BLACK 0.52%

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