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Review Article

Urban Areas in the Transformation of the South: A Review of Modern History

Table 1

State Population: 1950–2000 (1000s).

19501970198019902000Growth 50–00Pct. 65+

Virginia331946495347618770791.13311.1
Af. Am. 734 8611009116313900.894
N. Carolina406250825882662980490.98212.0
Af. Am.104711261319145617380.660
S. Carolina211725903122348740120.89512.1
Af. Am. 822 789 949104011850.442
Georgia344545895463647881861.3769.6
Af. Am.106311871465174723501.211
Florida27716789974612938159824.76817.6
Af. Am. 60310421343 1760 23362.874
Tennessee329239244591487756890.72812.4
Af. Am. 531 621 726 778 9330.757
Alabama306234443894404144470.45213.0
Af. Am. 980 903 996102111560.180
Mississippi217922172521257328450.30612.1
Af. Am. 986 816 887 91510340.049
Arkansas191019232286235126730.39914.0
Af. Am. 427 352 374 374 419−0.019
Louisiana268336414206422044690.66611.6
Af. Am. 88210871238129914520.646
Texas7711111971422916987208521.7049.9
Af. Am. 977 1399 1710 2022 24051.462
11 States36551500456128770768842831.30612.4
Af. Am. 9052101831201613575163980.812
U.S.1506962021432251792471792795830.85512.4
Af. Am. 15043 22564 26464 29937 346141.301
Pct. in South24.2524.7627.2228.6430.15
Af. Am.60.1745.1345.4145.3547.37

Source: US Bureau of the Census, various years. Data labeled African American refer to non-white in 1950, black in 1970–1990, and black non-Hispanic in 2000.

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