2000 Review


Overview of the Black Population
Census.gov | August 2001

Black or African American Population, by Age and Sex for the United States
Census.gov | February 2002

Special Reports

Where Do Blacks and African Americans Live?
Census.gov | 2000
Maps for people indicating one race, Black or African American, followed by maps for people indicating one or more races including Black or African American (See more diversity maps here.)

Residential Segregation of Blacks of African Americans: 1980-2000
Census.gov (Housing Patterns) | 2000

The top ten most segregated large metropolitan areas were in the older Northeast-Midwest “Rust Belt,” which has tended to lose population in recent decades. All but one of the least segregated large metropolitan areas were in the West and South, where metro- politan areas have tended to gain population. The exception was Providence-Fall River-Warwick in the Northeast, which tied for the fifth-least-segregated and does not fit the broader pattern. (72)

Hispanic Origin and Race of Coupled Households
Census.gov | March 13, 2003
This section of the census breaks down marriage and domestic partner statistics by race.

Migration of the Young, Single, and College Educated
Census.gov | November 2003

Young, single, and college- educated people were more mobile and sometimes chose different locations than the total population. (9)

Migration by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1995 – 2000
Census.gov | October 2003

We the People: Blacks in the United States
Census.gov | August 2005

In the Black population, 14 per- cent of individuals 25 and older had a bachelor’s degree or more education, compared with 24 percent of the total U.S. population.