Seems like that would have a better chance than a smaller city of being more diverse. The city with the largest percentage of African Americans? Jackson, MS. Our intuition served us pretty well with one big old glaring exception at the top — Detroit.
THESE CITIES ARE LOCATED IN THE FOLLOWING 13 STATES:
BEST CITIES FOR BLACK PEOPLE
ACROSS FROM THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Before packing up all of your worldly belongings into a U-Haul and heading out on the road, you should find out which cities are best for the needs of African American people. The cities on this list are highly populated by other African American people, so there are strong communities filled with the types of amenities that any family could need. These places also cover some of the most essential aspects of finding a great place to live for African Americans and black families.
Moving can be liberating, offering you a chance for new opportunities. We look at the cost of living, graduation rates of schools in the area if kids are involved, and just the all-around aura of a place.
The financial gurus at Forbes measured the statistical data for the 53 largest metropolitan areas in the country and used four criteria to determine how the African-American population was doing in each city:.
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