Slaves as a percentage of total state population (census of 1860):

1. South Carolina 57%
2. Mississippi 55%
3. Louisiana 47%
4. Alabama 45%
5. Florida 45%
6. Georgia 44%
7. North Carolina 33%
8. Virginia 31%
9. Texas 30%
10. Arkansas 26%
11. Tennessee 25%
12. Kentucky 20%
13. Maryland 13%
14. Missouri 10%
15. Delaware 1.5%

(stampp 32)