YEAR WHITE % BLACK % TOTAL
2010 140,267 43.9 157,160 49.2 319,294
2017 145,406 47.1 143,500 46.6 308,233
2018 144,313 47.6 139,657 45.3 303,419
2019 144,649 48.1 136,167 45.3 300,576

Census estimates show city’s population loss has been led by drop in Black residents. Asians, Hispanics and others, who comprise less than 7% of the city’s population, are not included in this chart. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau)