U.S. Census Shows Maryland’s Black Population Among Highest in Nation

Written by on August 13, 2021

Maryland’s Black population has held steady over the past decade, but its shrinking white population is no longer the majority — reflecting the nationwide trend, according to data from the 2020 census released Thursday.

The once-a-decade count by the U.S. Census Bureau showed the state population increased last year by 7% from the previous census to 6.1 million, up from 5.7 million in 2010.

The population of white . . .

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