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African American Population in Toledo

Year                       Population                          % of Population

1840                       34                                           2.8

1850                       118                                         3.1

1860                       229                                         1.7

1870                       612                                         1.9

1880                       928                                         1.9

1890                       1,077                                     1.3

1900                       1,710                                     1.3

1910                       1,877                                     1.1

1920                       5,691                                     2.3

1930                       13,260                                   4.6

1940                       14,597                                   5.2

1950                       25,026                                   8.2

1960                       40,015                                   12.6

1970                       52,915                                   13.8

1980                       61,750                                   17.4

1990                       65,598                                   19.7

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