Metro Areas With Largest African American Population

(2010 census Black Only*)

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  Metropolitan Area Black Population Percent
Black
1 New York, NJ-NY 3,362,616 18%
2 Atlanta, GA 1,707,913 32%
3 Chicago, IL 1,645,993 17%
4 Washington, DC 1,438,436 26%
5 Philadelphia, PA 1,241,780 21%
6 Los Angeles, CA 1,230,023 7%
7 Miami, FL 1,169,185 21%
8 Houston, TX 1,025,775 17%
9 Detroit, MI 980,451 23%
10 Dallas-Ft Worth, TX 961,871 15%
11 Baltimore, MD 778,879 29%
12 Memphis, TN 601,043 46%
13 Norfolk–Virginia Beach, VA 522,409 31%
14 St. Louis, MO, IL 516,446 18%
15 San Francisco-Oakland, CA 471,566 7%
16 Charlotte, NC 421,105 24%
17 Cleveland, OH 416,528 20%
18 New Orleans, LA 397,095 34%
19 Richmond, VA 375,427 30%
20 Raleigh-Durham, NC 364,811 22%
21 Orlando, FL 344,820 16%
22 Boston, MA 331,292 7%
23 Tampa–St. Petersburg, FL 329,334 12%
24 Birmingham, AL 318,373 28%
25 Jacksonville, FL 292,881 22%
26 Baton Rouge, LA 285,911 36%
27 Greensboro-Winston-Salem, NC 281,658 23%
28 Columbus, OH 273,560 15%
29 Indianapolis, IN 263,376 15%
30 Milwaukee, WI 261,010 17%
31 Jackson, MS 257,021 48%
32 Cincinnati, OH 255,905 12%
33 Columbia, SC 255,104 33%
34 Kansas City, MO–KS 254,509 13%
35 Minneapolis-St Paul, MN 243,414 7%
36 Nashville 242,264 15%
37 Phoenix, AZ 207,734 5%
38 Las Vegas, NV 204,379 10%
39 Pittsburgh, PA 196,755 8%
40 Augusta, GA 196,695 35%
41 Seattle, WA 191,967 6%
42 Charleston SC 184,019 28%
43 Louisville, KY 176,107 14%
44 Montgomery, AL 159,330 43%
45 Sacramento, CA 158,426 7%
46 San Diego, CA 158,213 5%
47 Shreveport, LA 155,174 39%
48 Little Rock, AR 155,081 22%
49 Denver, CO 143,128 6%
50 Mobile, AL 142,992 35%
51 San Antonio, TX 141,468 7%
52 Buffalo, NY 138,782 12%
53 Fayetteville, NC 132,833 36%
54 Hartford, CT 131,929 11%
55 Oklahoma City, OK 130,597 10%
56 Austin, TX 127,397 7%
57 Dayton, OH 125,815 15%
58 Rochester, NY 122,611 12%
59 Tallahassee, FL 119,320 32%
60 Columbus, GA 119,023 40%
61 Savannah, GA 117,726 34%
62 New Haven, CT 109,850 13%
63 Greenville, SC 106,284 17%
64 Macon, GA 100,934 43%
65 Bridgeport-Stamford, CT 99,317 11%
66 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 95,463 25%
67 Huntsville, AL 90,805 22%

 

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