U.S. Black Bear Population by State.


Illustration of the U.S. Black Bear Population by State.
The following Statistics are from 2011:

Alabama – 50
Alaska – 200,000
Arizona – 3,000
Arkansas – 4,000
California – 30,000
Colorado – 11,000
Connecticut – 350
Delaware – 0
Florida – 3,000
Georgia – 5,000
Hawaii – 0
Idaho – 20,000
Illinois – 0
Indiana – 0
Iowa – 0
Kansas – 0
Kentucky – 350
Louisiana – 700
Maine – 25,000
Maryland – 600
Massachusetts – 3,000
Michigan – 18,000
Minnesota – 20,000
Mississippi – 180
Missouri – 200
Montana – 10,000
Nebraska – 0
Nevada – 225
New Hampshire – 5,000
New Jersey – 3,500
New Mexico – 6,000
New York – 6,500
North Carolina – 13,000
North Dakota – 0
Ohio – 70
Oklahoma – 800
Oregon – 27,500
Pennsylvania – 14,000
Rhode Island – 10
South Carolina – 1,200
South Dakota – 0
Tennessee – 4,500
Texas – 250
Utah – 2,000
Vermont – 4,100
Virginia – 16,000
Washington – 30,000
West Virginia – 10,000
Wisconsin – 35,000
Wyoming – unknown