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Number and Percent of Negroes in United States... 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920

Monroe. N. Work, ed.

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Citation Information:  Monroe. N. Work. Number and Percent of Negroes in United States Living In Urban and Rural Communities, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920. The Negro Yearbook, an Annual Encyclopedia of the Negro, 1921-1922. The Negro Year Book Publishing Company: Tuskegee Institute, 1922.



Number and Percent of Negroes in United States Living In Urban and Rural Communities, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920

Year
Number
Per Cent
Urban
Rural
Urban
Rural
1920
1910
1900
1890
3,559,473
2,689,229
2,005,972
1,481,142
6,903,658
7,138,534
6,828,022
6,007,534
34.0
27.4
22.7
19.4
66.0
72.6
77.3
80.6
INCREASE IN NUMBER AND IN PER CENT NEGROES IN UNITED STATES IN URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES.
Decade
Increase (1)
Number
Per Cent
Urban
Rural
Urban
Rural
1910-1920
1900-1910
1890-1900
 
870,244
683,257
524,830
-234,876
310,512
820,488
 
32.3
34.0
35.4
-3.3
4.5
13.6
NUMBER AND PER CENT OF NEGROES IN THE SOUTH LIVING IN URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920.
Year
Number
Per Cent
Urban
Rural
Urban
Rural
1920
1910
1900
1890
2,250,899
1,854,455
1,364,796
1,033,235
6,661,332
6,894,972
6,558,173
5,727,342
25.3
21.2
17.2
15.3
74.7
78.8
82.8
84.7
INCREASE IN NUMBER AND IN PER CENT NEGROES IN THE SOUTH IN URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES.
Decade
Increase (1)
Number
Per Cent
Urban
Rural
Urban
Rural
1910-1920
1900-1910
1890-1900
 
396,444
489,659
331,561
-233,640
336,800
830,831
21.3
35.8
32.0
-3.4
5.1
14.5
(1)   A minus (-) sign indicates a decrease.