Top Ten Cities for African-Americans, 2013

These cities were selected by Forbes magazine as the top ten places for African Americans in the United States. Each city was evaluated in four categories to compile the ranking: homeownership, entrepreneurship, median household income, and population change.

Rank City, State Median household income Home ownership rate Percent self-employed Change in population 2000 to 2013
1. Atlanta, Ga. $41,803 46.9% 17.1% 49.9%
2. Raleigh-Durham, N.C. $42,285 46.7% 12.8% 55.9%
3. Washington, D.C. $64,896 49.2% 15.1% 19.7%
4. Baltimore, Md. $47,989 46.2% 15.0% 15.6%
5. Charlotte, N.C. $36,522 43.9% 13.6% 14.8%
6. Virginia Beach-Norfolk, Va. $40,677 43.8% 13.2% 34.6%
7. Orlando, Fla. $33,982 43.8% 11.0% 58.9%
8. Miami, Fla. $36,749 44.9% 11.2% 32.4%
9. Richmond, Va. $38,899 47.8% 12.7% 17.9%
10. San Antonio, Tex. $41,681 40.8% 9.3% 43.3%
Source: Forbes, 2015.

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