US States by Race 2019

The state of California is the most populous in the United States, with 38,654,206 residents. Although individuals identifying as white make up the majority of the population at 23,680,584, California is also the most racially diverse state, with 5,133,600 people identifying as coming from a background other than white, black, Native American, Asian or Islander, while 1,787,159 consider themselves to be multiracial.

Texas, another highly populous state with 26,956,435 residents, has the largest population identifying as black (3,221,133), as well as a sizable population identifying as 'other' (1,561,683). Texas also has a substantial Asian population of 1,175,423, but a small Islander population of 22,248. The District of Columbia is the only state where the black population (318,598) is larger than the white population (266,035), while the state of Montana has the lowest black population in the country at 4,260 (although Montana has an overall population of 1,023,391, making it one of the least populous states).

The southwestern state of Arizona has the highest Native American population in the country, with 296,732 residents identifying themselves as Native American (higher than any other race in the state apart from white). This is followed by Oklahoma (286,231), California (285,512), New Mexico (193,295) and Texas (128,145). Just 1,984 residents of Vermont identify as Native American, the lowest in the country. Vermont also has the lowest rates of those identifying as 'other' or of multiple races – 2,309 and 12,169, respectively.

State Total White Black Native Asian Islander Other Multiple
Alabama4,850,7713,317,7021,287,16725,09862,8152,21366,94288,834
Alaska738,565481,97123,702104,99545,6049,07510,50562,713
Arizona6,809,9465,277,661292,831300,182213,41713,364474,583237,908
Arkansas2,977,9442,302,141459,96919,47642,3687,06275,10671,822
California38,982,84723,607,2422,263,222292,0185,503,672152,0275,329,9521,834,714
Colorado5,436,5194,576,201221,15551,406164,7718,580225,497188,909
Connecticut3,594,4782,757,064376,2409,385156,450931183,754110,654
Delaware943,732652,170206,2903,48236,55346518,51226,260
District of Columbia672,391273,471321,0621,75725,55828930,96119,293
Florida20,278,44715,343,9973,270,86356,730543,39412,342536,298514,823
Georgia10,201,6356,061,8213,195,26830,552388,9465,237282,570237,241
Hawaii1,421,658357,30825,8842,756540,556142,60014,056338,498
Idaho1,657,3751,507,88011,23121,32322,7202,34347,96443,914
Illinois12,854,5269,236,7011,833,50129,696671,8114,275767,145311,397
Indiana6,614,4185,546,787613,06015,027137,6802,635145,791153,438
Iowa3,118,1022,824,197106,76210,79171,1782,91339,52762,734
Kansas2,903,8202,465,518168,47023,50380,7381,92365,25398,415
Kentucky4,424,3763,862,600353,0889,32459,5932,27141,19796,303
Louisiana4,663,4612,909,5991,500,64827,09480,9801,40156,21687,523
Maine1,330,1581,258,91816,9068,21214,8042492,96728,102
Maryland5,996,0793,395,2121,782,25616,281373,0652,830236,834189,601
Massachusetts6,789,3195,358,373499,77414,336426,2252,253278,835209,523
Michigan9,925,5687,813,1991,374,51551,804289,0822,808115,258278,902
Minnesota5,490,7264,598,252326,95357,566255,9351,97695,600154,444
Mississippi2,986,2201,755,4711,122,57613,25828,85959727,53037,929
Missouri6,075,3005,004,537703,06125,933112,9596,33671,084151,390
Montana1,029,862916,6644,43866,8657,4485715,49228,384
Nebraska1,893,9211,663,61289,71816,01242,2081,52435,27645,571
Nevada2,887,7251,936,453253,01332,426232,50219,019279,977134,335
New Hampshire1,331,8481,244,26018,6322,14833,3132897,01626,190
New Jersey8,960,1616,085,4741,207,35618,006844,1053,013573,146229,061
New Mexico2,084,8281,547,84342,187197,19129,9911,390197,94468,282
New York19,798,22812,638,7913,100,68577,1301,652,8467,9371,730,813590,026
North Carolina10,052,5646,937,4662,159,427117,998269,1646,393310,920251,196
North Dakota745,475654,02417,36539,50710,1973416,60017,441
Ohio11,609,7569,503,7791,428,23021,872235,8783,499103,726312,772
Oklahoma3,896,2512,828,569283,821289,87180,6705,543105,686302,091
Oregon4,025,1273,416,77676,34745,332166,35115,157121,000184,164
Pennsylvania12,790,50510,378,1741,417,61124,995417,5253,665251,215297,320
Rhode Island1,056,138854,80168,3465,41335,55675959,96731,296
South Carolina4,893,4443,292,5981,332,11014,99271,9943,01574,328104,407
South Dakota855,444724,43014,69874,06211,6933816,68723,493
Tennessee6,597,3815,131,7861,107,39217,568110,6053,78488,745137,501
Texas27,419,61220,459,5253,286,950130,3601,236,85223,5311,580,393702,001
Utah2,993,9412,600,07733,61932,07967,54526,742150,59683,283
Vermont624,636590,4997,9212,0729,6802062,19712,061
Virginia8,365,9525,720,2091,605,44722,499520,1195,469200,265291,944
Washington7,169,9675,500,837261,74394,754578,82246,071293,007394,733
West Virginia1,836,8431,714,59165,3003,32214,0965417,19331,800
Wisconsin5,763,2174,950,577365,88450,094152,3251,811111,435131,091
Wyoming583,200532,3946,12113,5495,10247010,24715,317