Top Ten Cities for African-Americans, 2007

These cities were selected by Black Enterprise (BE) magazine as the top ten places for African Americans in the United States. Each city was evaluated on black homeownership rates, median black household income, black home loan rejections, percentage of black college graduates, black unemployment rates, percentage of black households earning more than $100,000 a year, and percentage of black-owned businesses.

Rank City, State % Black Population
1. Jacksonville, Fla. 22.5
2. Columbus, Ohio 14.1
3. Indianapolis, Ind. 14.6
4. Charlotte, N.C. 23.4
5. Dallas, Tex. 14.2
6. Nashville, Tenn. 15.3
7. Houston, Tex. 16.8
8. Raleigh-Durham, N.C. 21.3
9. Atlanta, Ga. 30.8
10. Washington, D.C. 26.6
Source: Black Enterprise, 2007.

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Population/Demographics Population of the United States by Race and Hispanic/Latino Origin, Census 2000 and July 1, 2005

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