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Black in America: Population, education and other statistics

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  • The African-American population is estimated to grow considerably by 2050
  • More than 20 percent of the current population is between the ages of 5 and 17
  • More than 30 percent have graduated high school, about the national average
  • Compared to other groups, African-Americans lag in median income
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