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The counties below are either currently minority-majority or will soon tip to be minority-majority. They are grouped by state. These counties are in the South. If you would like to see counties in the West, go here. Counties in the Midwest are here. All of the data below come from U.S. Census Bureau estimates from 2007.

The chart shows three categories of “minority majority status.” “2000” counties are those that were majority-minority at the time of the 2000 Census. “2007” designates counties that became majority-minority between 2000 and 2007. “Tipping” counties are those that are at least 40 percent minority and where the minority population grew by at least 2.5 percent between 2000 and 2007.

ALABAMA
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%
Minority 2007
% Black 2007%
Am. Ind. 2007
%
Hispanic 2007
2007Barbour ClaytonBi-Racial: Wh-Bl27,941-9.3%2.0%52.0%46.7%0.4%3.7%
2000Bullock Union SpringsBlack 10,781-13.8%-6.2%77.8%69.1%0.4%7.5%
2000Dallas SelmaBlack 43,079-18.2%-1.0%68.7%66.9%0.1%0.8%
2000Greene EutawBlack 9,201-0.8%-9.4%79.5%78.2%0.1%0.7%
2000Hale GreensboroBlack 18,1117.6%4.0%59.5%57.6%0.2%1.1%
2000Lowndes HaynevilleBlack 12,6863.9%-9.2%71.6%69.8%0.1%1.1%
2000Macon TuskegeeBlack 22,3363.4%-9.1%84.6%81.3%0.2%1.0%
2000Marengo LindenBlack 21,276-7.6%-3.8%54.0%51.1%0.1%1.9%
2000Perry MarionBlack 10,602-13.3%-9.4%70.2%68.4%0.1%1.1%
2000Sumter LivingstonBlack 13,306-8.2%-10.7%73.7%71.7%0.2%1.3%
2000Wilcox CamdenBlack 12,779-5.5%-2.2%73.3%71.7%0.1%1.1%
ARKANSAS
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2000Desha Arkansas CityBi-Racial: Wh-Bl13,799-14.5%-5.6%52.8%47.2%0.4%4.0%
TippingHempstead HopeWhite 23,226-8.4%8.8%44.3%28.7%0.4%13.3%
2000Lee MariannaBlack 10,859-12.3%-14.6%59.0%55.4%0.3%2.8%
2000Phillips HelenaBlack 22,035-23.2%-12.5%64.2%60.9%0.3%1.7%
2000St. Francis Forrest CityBi-Racial: Wh-Bl26,900-11.5%-5.7%56.5%49.5%0.2%5.4%
FLORIDA
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2000Gadsden QuincyBlack 47,1973.3%5.5%64.5%54.7%0.2%8.6%
2007Hardee WauchulaBi-Racial: WH-Hsp28,830-6.5%23.5%52.1%8.7%0.7%41.6%
2000Hendry LaBelleBi-Racial: WH-Hsp39,611-6.1%21.7%62.1%12.6%0.7%47.6%
GEORGIA
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2000Baker NewtonBi-Racial: Wh-Bl3,781-6.6%-7.7%53.1%48.9%0.3%3.4%
2000Burke WaynesboroBlack 22,7542.6%2.1%53.3%50.0%0.2%1.8%
2000Calhoun MorganBlack 6,098-4.6%-2.9%63.0%58.3%0.1%3.8%
2000Clay Fort GainesBlack 3,207-8.0%-2.3%63.2%61.0%0.1%1.2%
2000Dooly ViennaBi-Racial: Wh-Bl11,5920.1%1.0%55.4%48.5%0.2%5.2%
2000Early BlakelyBi-Racial: Wh-Bl11,836-7.6%-0.8%51.9%48.9%0.2%1.8%
TippingEvans ClaxtonWhite 11,5055.3%16.3%41.9%31.6%0.1%9.6%
2000Hancock SpartaBlack 9,5681.5%-6.8%77.2%75.5%0.2%0.8%
2000Jefferson LouisvilleBlack 16,454-4.1%-5.1%57.9%55.1%0.1%2.0%
2000Macon OglethorpeBlack 13,524-6.0%-2.7%63.9%58.4%0.2%3.8%
2000Mitchell CamillaBi-Racial: Wh-Bl24,1390.9%0.8%50.9%46.7%0.2%2.9%
2000Randolph CuthbertBlack 7,294-10.7%-3.6%63.1%60.3%0.3%1.7%
2000Stewart LumpkinBlack 4,647-6.4%-14.5%61.2%58.2%0.3%1.8%
2000Sumter AmericusBi-Racial: Wh-Bl32,532-5.0%0.6%54.2%49.2%0.2%3.5%
2000Talbot TalbottonBlack 6,60711.9%-4.2%60.1%56.4%0.2%2.1%
2000Taliaferro CrawfordvilleBlack 1,884-6.2%-11.2%60.6%58.6%0.1%1.0%
2000Terrell DawsonBlack 10,260-8.0%-5.6%63.2%60.0%0.3%1.7%
2000Warren WarrentonBlack 5,9080.2%-11.2%57.8%55.9%0.2%1.0%
2000Washington SandersvilleBlack 20,937-0.9%-1.3%54.4%52.6%0.2%0.8%
LOUISIANA
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2000East Carroll ParishLake ProvidenceBlack 8,302-16.6%-9.7%70.5%68.1%0.2%1.4%
2000Iberville ParishPlaquemineBlack 32,501-4.8%-0.3%52.5%50.3%0.2%1.3%
2000Madison ParishTallulahBlack 11,858-17.7%-11.2%64.7%61.2%0.1%2.6%
2000St. Helena ParishGreensburgBlack 10,620-2.5%3.9%55.3%52.8%0.1%1.8%
2000St. James ParishConventBlack 21,578-1.8%5.2%52.0%50.4%0.1%1.0%
2000Tensas ParishSt. JosephBlack 5,865-15.9%-8.0%59.2%56.0%0.1%2.2%
2000West Feliciana ParishSt. FrancisvilleBi-Racial: Wh-Bl15,1130.6%-0.6%51.6%49.6%0.2%1.2%
MARYLAND
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
TippingSomerset Princess AnneWhite 26,0162.4%8.6%45.5%40.9%0.3%2.2%
MISSISSIPPI
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2000Bolivar Rosedale & ClevelandBlack 37,635-10.5%-5.9%68.1%65.5%0.1%1.4%
2000Claiborne Port GibsonBlack 10,999-9.3%-6.6%85.3%83.7%0.1%1.0%
2000Clay West PointBlack 20,969-5.4%-4.0%57.9%56.1%0.0%1.2%
2000Coahoma ClarksdaleBlack 27,543-27.4%-2.9%76.5%73.7%0.1%1.3%
2000Copiah HazlehurstBlack 29,317-0.3%4.0%53.6%51.2%0.1%1.6%
2000Holmes LexingtonBlack 20,461-17.0%-2.3%82.1%80.2%0.2%0.9%
2000Humphreys BelzoniBlack 9,994-19.7%-7.5%75.8%72.6%0.1%2.4%
2000Issaquena MayersvilleBlack 1,675-17.2%-31.5%59.3%58.1%0.1%0.6%
2000Jasper Bay Springs & PauldingBlack 18,0710.4%-1.2%53.4%51.9%0.1%0.9%
2000Jefferson FayetteBlack 8,960-4.6%-8.5%86.6%85.3%0.1%0.6%
2000Jefferson Davis PrentissBlack 12,813-9.8%-7.1%59.2%57.2%0.1%1.0%
2000Kemper De KalbBlack 10,109-7.5%-0.6%62.7%59.0%2.1%0.9%
TippingLauderdale MeridianWhite 77,100-7.6%7.8%44.1%41.1%0.2%1.5%
TippingLeake CarthageWhite 22,8283.0%16.5%47.5%38.8%4.4%3.4%
2000Leflore GreenwoodBlack 35,088-19.1%-2.6%74.1%70.4%0.1%2.4%
2000Marshall Holly SpringsBi-Racial: Wh-Bl36,6957.1%2.8%51.0%48.4%0.2%1.7%
2000Noxubee MaconBlack 11,874-9.6%-3.6%72.0%69.5%0.2%1.6%
2007Pike MagnoliaBi-Racial: Wh-Bl39,798-2.3%6.9%51.3%49.3%0.2%0.9%
2000Quitman MarksBlack 8,910-14.2%-10.9%70.5%68.6%0.2%0.8%
TippingScott ForestWhite 28,895-2.4%6.6%47.5%38.1%0.4%8.0%
2000Sharkey Rolling ForkBlack 5,571-14.0%-15.9%70.5%67.8%0.2%1.5%
2000Sunflower IndianolaBlack 30,964-18.1%-6.6%74.1%71.3%0.1%1.9%
2000Tallahatchie Charleston & SumnerBlack 13,260-12.8%-9.9%61.4%59.4%0.1%1.0%
2000Tunica TunicaBlack 10,4537.2%15.5%74.5%70.3%0.1%2.9%
TippingWarren VicksburgWhite 48,866-9.7%8.2%49.9%47.0%0.2%1.4%
2000Washington GreenvilleBlack 55,644-22.1%-6.3%70.2%66.8%0.2%1.5%
2000Wilkinson WoodvilleBlack 10,266-4.3%1.3%70.1%69.1%0.1%0.5%
2000Yazoo Yazoo CityBlack 27,187-7.9%-0.3%60.8%54.9%0.2%4.7%
NORTH CAROLINA
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2000Bertie WindsorBlack 18,601-5.7%-6.1%63.8%61.4%0.4%1.4%
TippingDuplin KenansvilleWhite 52,9791.2%16.3%48.2%26.0%0.2%21.1%
2000Edgecombe TarboroBlack 52,647-6.8%-4.4%61.3%56.3%0.2%3.9%
2007Greene Snow HillBi-Racial: Wh-Bl20,4051.8%13.3%52.5%39.6%0.3%11.9%
2000Halifax HalifaxBlack 55,060-7.8%-1.3%59.3%53.4%3.3%1.2%
2000Hertford WintonBlack 23,206-2.7%5.8%64.8%60.5%1.2%1.9%
2000Hoke RaefordBi-Racial: Wh-Bl42,42229.7%23.5%57.1%34.6%9.2%10.5%
TippingNash NashvilleWhite 92,949-1.4%18.5%43.2%36.8%0.4%4.4%
2000Northampton JacksonBlack 20,830-4.3%-6.6%60.4%57.9%0.3%1.1%
2000Robeson LumbertonTri-Racial128,149-1.6%6.4%70.7%24.3%36.7%8.1%
TippingSampson ClintonWhite 63,641-0.6%14.2%46.5%28.2%1.7%15.5%
2007Scotland LaurinburgBi-Racial: Wh-Bl36,364-2.5%4.7%50.6%38.0%9.4%1.2%
TippingTyrrell ColumbiaWhite 4,121-9.5%10.3%49.4%40.2%0.2%7.6%
2000Vance HendersonBi-Racial: Wh-Bl42,992-6.4%5.7%56.6%49.0%0.2%6.2%
2000Warren WarrentonBlack 19,410-4.0%-2.1%61.9%53.4%4.9%2.4%
2000Washington PlymouthBi-Racial: Wh-Bl12,915-10.2%-1.9%54.3%49.9%0.1%3.1%
TippingWilson WilsonWhite 76,754-1.4%10.2%49.2%38.9%0.2%8.6%
OKLAHOMA
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
TippingTexas GuymonWhite 20,032-17.1%33.7%44.2%0.8%1.0%40.6%
SOUTH CAROLINA
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2000Bamberg BambergBlack 15,452-6.7%-7.5%63.5%61.4%0.2%1.2%
2000Clarendon ManningBlack 32,8224.9%-2.2%53.8%50.1%0.2%2.5%
2000Dillon DillonBi-Racial: Wh-Bl30,694-3.9%3.7%52.0%45.6%2.3%2.8%
2000Fairfield WinnsboroBlack 23,3332.5%-2.5%59.5%56.9%0.2%1.5%
2000Hampton HamptonBlack 21,210-1.6%-0.3%58.9%55.0%0.2%3.0%
2000Jasper RidgelandBi-Racial: Wh-Bl21,9532.4%8.7%60.9%48.3%0.3%11.2%
2000Lee BishopvilleBlack 19,988-1.8%0.0%65.8%61.5%0.1%3.3%
2000Marion MarionBlack 33,905-4.7%-4.2%58.9%54.7%0.3%2.9%
2000Marlboro BennettsvilleBlack 28,819-5.0%4.0%57.8%52.0%3.3%1.0%
2000Orangeburg OrangeburgBlack 89,952-5.9%0.6%64.6%61.7%0.5%1.3%
TippingSaluda SaludaWhite 18,748-8.9%8.7%42.0%27.6%0.3%13.8%
2000Sumter SumterBi-Racial: Wh-Bl103,943-3.9%2.5%52.1%47.3%0.3%2.3%
2000Williamsburg KingstreeBlack 35,447-8.4%-3.0%68.7%66.6%0.2%1.0%
TEXAS 
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2007Andrews AndrewsBi-Racial: WH-Hsp13,140-11.7%17.8%50.5%1.9%0.6%46.5%
2000Atascosa JourdantonHispanic 43,5895.9%17.4%62.6%0.8%0.4%60.3%
2007Bailey MuleshoeHispanic 6,357-17.6%10.7%56.9%1.3%0.3%54.3%
2000Bee BeevilleHispanic 32,689-5.3%4.5%66.9%10.4%0.2%55.4%
2000Brooks FalfurriasHispanic 7,5896.2%-5.8%91.0%0.1%0.1%90.6%
2000Caldwell LockhartBi-Racial: WH-Hsp36,7058.7%19.2%52.5%7.3%0.3%43.6%
2007Calhoun Port LavacaBi-Racial: WH-Hsp20,352-8.2%6.1%51.2%2.5%0.3%43.8%
2000Castro DimmittHispanic 7,210-18.6%-8.3%57.4%2.6%0.4%53.9%
2007Cochran MortonBi-Racial: WH-Hsp3,088-27.2%-7.2%55.9%6.2%0.8%48.4%
2007Crane CraneHispanic 3,862-18.1%12.8%55.7%3.0%0.4%51.7%
2000Crockett OzonaHispanic 3,789-16.5%-0.6%60.4%0.7%0.7%58.5%
2000Crosby CrosbytonHispanic 6,310-16.8%-5.5%56.4%4.3%0.2%51.3%
2000Culberson Van HornHispanic 2,484-8.7%-19.2%71.8%0.8%0.4%69.4%
2000Dawson LamesaHispanic 13,870-16.0%-1.1%61.4%9.3%0.2%51.1%
2000Deaf Smith HerefordHispanic 18,452-15.1%9.3%65.5%1.4%0.4%63.1%
TippingDeWitt CueroWhite 19,730-5.7%5.2%41.6%11.0%0.3%29.5%
2000Dimmit Carrizo SpringsHispanic 9,8451.7%-4.8%85.9%0.9%0.2%83.7%
2000Duval San DiegoHispanic 12,187-4.6%-7.4%88.5%0.6%0.2%87.4%
2007Edwards RockspringsBi-Racial: WH-Hsp1,938-16.9%-2.7%50.1%1.1%0.6%47.9%
TippingFalls MarlinWhite 17,149-11.4%-3.0%46.2%26.4%0.3%18.6%
2000Floyd FloydadaBi-Racial: WH-Hsp6,655-20.4%-8.3%53.6%4.1%0.5%48.4%
2000Frio PearsallHispanic 16,133-4.4%0.2%79.9%5.0%0.1%74.1%
TippingGarza PostWhite 4,700-9.7%4.6%46.7%5.4%0.2%39.6%
2007Gonzales GonzalesBi-Racial: WH-Hsp19,210-5.3%12.0%52.9%7.9%0.2%44.0%
TippingGuadalupe SeguinWhite 112,77720.8%35.5%43.1%5.8%0.3%34.4%
2000Hale PlainviewHispanic 35,731-13.4%6.7%59.8%5.4%0.4%52.7%
TippingHall MemphisWhite 3,482-17.2%8.2%42.8%8.6%0.3%32.8%
TippingHansford SpearmanWhite 5,235-19.2%31.9%44.2%0.1%0.4%42.7%
TippingHockley LevellandWhite 22,226-10.1%8.9%46.7%3.6%0.4%41.8%
TippingHoward Big SpringWhite 32,295-11.6%6.2%47.6%4.1%0.4%41.4%
2000Hudspeth Sierra BlancaHispanic 3,294-9.7%1.0%78.7%0.8%1.0%76.3%
2000Jim Hogg HebbronvilleHispanic 4,9731.7%-6.6%90.2%0.5%0.4%89.2%
2000Jim Wells AliceHispanic 41,119-2.0%6.5%78.5%0.6%0.2%76.8%
2000Karnes Karnes CityBi-Racial: WH-Hsp15,067-7.4%1.0%60.9%10.8%0.3%49.0%
2000Kenedy SaritaHispanic 39413.1%-9.4%75.9%0.0%0.3%75.1%
2000Kinney BrackettvilleHispanic 3,320-6.6%2.6%55.2%2.1%0.2%51.4%
2000Kleberg KingsvilleHispanic 30,390-16.0%1.3%74.9%3.2%0.3%68.0%
2000La Salle CotullaHispanic 6,0092.2%2.5%81.0%3.5%0.1%76.9%
2007Lamb LittlefieldBi-Racial: WH-Hsp13,901-15.8%5.4%54.2%4.7%0.3%48.2%
TippingLive Oak George WestWhite 11,349-13.4%0.1%44.9%2.7%0.3%41.0%
2007Lynn TahokaBi-Racial: WH-Hsp5,882-14.6%-5.5%50.9%3.4%0.8%45.9%
2007Matagorda Bay CityBi-Racial: WH-Hsp37,024-9.9%5.8%51.4%11.8%0.4%36.2%
2000Maverick Eagle PassHispanic 51,6564.7%9.4%96.6%0.2%0.9%95.0%
2007Medina HondoBi-Racial: WH-Hsp43,8266.3%16.9%51.2%2.4%0.4%47.3%
2007Moore DumasHispanic 20,081-12.0%11.6%55.9%0.8%0.4%52.7%
TippingOchiltree PerrytonWhite 9,587-11.6%42.1%44.9%0.3%0.7%42.6%
2000Parmer FarwellHispanic 9,423-21.5%9.0%59.1%1.5%0.3%56.6%
2000Pecos Fort StocktonHispanic 15,969-14.6%-0.1%69.7%5.0%0.2%63.5%
2000Presidio MarfaHispanic 7,5756.0%3.3%84.7%0.6%0.2%83.4%
2000Reagan Big LakeHispanic 3,053-17.1%-0.4%57.9%3.6%0.4%53.1%
2000Reeves PecosHispanic 11,183-11.9%-15.8%75.3%2.2%0.3%71.8%
2000Refugio RefugioBi-Racial: WH-Hsp7,358-8.8%-3.5%53.8%6.7%0.4%45.7%
TippingSchleicher EldoradoWhite 2,811-12.0%5.1%49.7%1.6%0.0%47.6%
TippingScurry SnyderWhite 16,011-10.6%13.7%40.3%6.1%0.3%33.1%
2000Starr Rio Grande CityHispanic 61,83315.0%15.4%97.9%0.2%0.1%97.3%
2000Sutton SonoraHispanic 4,303-5.9%15.9%57.7%0.4%0.3%56.5%
2000Terrell SandersonHispanic 934-20.2%-7.3%54.6%0.0%2.0%51.7%
2007Terry BrownfieldBi-Racial: WH-Hsp12,189-11.3%2.4%53.4%5.4%0.3%47.0%
TippingTitus Mount PleasantWhite 29,392-9.8%25.8%48.4%9.6%0.4%36.9%
2007Upton RankinBi-Racial: WH-Hsp3,052-19.4%0.5%51.0%2.1%1.1%47.2%
2000Uvalde UvaldeHispanic 26,581-3.8%5.6%69.2%0.7%0.2%67.3%
2000Val Verde Del RioHispanic 48,029-5.3%10.5%80.7%1.2%0.3%77.9%
2007Waller HempsteadTri-Racial35,9336.6%13.4%51.5%26.0%0.3%23.9%
2007Ward MonahansBi-Racial: WH-Hsp10,268-14.3%3.3%52.4%5.0%0.6%45.7%
2007Wharton WhartonBi-Racial: WH-Hsp40,897-7.5%7.0%50.5%14.1%0.2%35.3%
2000Willacy RaymondvilleHispanic 20,513-5.7%3.2%89.0%2.1%0.1%86.5%
2007Winkler KermitBi-Racial: WH-Hsp6,543-19.6%3.6%52.9%2.3%0.3%49.7%
2007Yoakum PlainsHispanic 7,447-12.3%16.9%55.2%1.5%0.5%52.8%
2000Zapata ZapataHispanic 13,605-13.6%16.0%88.7%0.2%0.1%88.0%
2000Zavala Crystal CityHispanic 11,66510.6%-0.3%91.1%0.5%0.1%90.3%
VIRGINIA 
Minority Majority StatusCountyCounty Seat Majority RacePopulation 2007% Change White 2000-07% Change Minority 2000-07%% Black 2007%%
Minority 2007Am. Ind. 2007Hispanic 2007
2000Charles City Charles CityBi-Racial: Wh-Bl7,16625.7%-8.7%56.9%47.2%7.1%0.9%
2000Emporia cityEmporiaBlack 5,619-9.6%5.4%62.3%57.6%0.1%3.5%
2000Franklin cityFranklin CityBlack 8,9061.7%10.9%56.4%52.7%0.1%1.6%
2000Greensville EmporiaBlack 11,9121.2%4.2%62.1%59.9%0.1%1.4%
2000Sussex SussexBlack 12,2221.8%-4.5%62.2%59.4%0.2%1.6%