Report: Led By Africans, Immigrants Now Make Up 1 of Every 10 Blacks In America

The Black immigrant demographic is growing at lightning speed. Fueled chiefly by an influx of people coming to the continent from Africa, over the past 40 years the number of Black immigrants in the United States has sextupled.

1 in 10 Black people living in the United States are immigrants. The organization used data from the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau and the University of Minnesota as the basis of their study, and determined over the next 50 years, that number will double.

In 1980, approximately 800,000 Black immigrants lived in the country. Census Bureau figures indicate that by 2019 that number had increased to 4.6 million. The study predicts that the number will continue to swell and by 2060 9.5 million Black people in the U.S. will have been foreign-born.

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