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America’s 10 ‘Blackest’ Cities

According to the Washington Informer July 5, 2023, these cities rank as the top contenders with the highest concentrations of African Americans nationwide. 

According to the Washington Informer July 5, 2023, these cities rank as the top contenders with the highest concentrations of African Americans nationwide. 

The following ten urban areas have the highest percentage of African American residents: 

  1. Miami Gardens, Florida Total Population: 110,881 African Americans: 68,121 Percentage: 61.44% 
  2. Memphis, Tennessee Total Population: 628,118 African Americans: 398,824 Percentage: 63.50% 
  3. Montgomery, Alabama Total Population: 198,659 African Americans: 126,268 Percentage: 63.56% 
  4. Southfield, Michigan Total Population: 75,901 African Americans: 48,391 Percentage: 63.76% 
  5. Birmingham, Alabama Total Population: 196,410 African Americans: 139,691 Percentage: 71.12% 
  6. Albany, Georgia Total Population: 67,146 African Americans: 49,281 Percentage: 73.39% 
  7. Detroit, Michigan Total Population: 632,589 African Americans: 484,779 Percentage: 76.63% 
  8. Lauderhill, Florida Total Population: 73,461 African Americans: 58,704 Percentage: 79.91% 
  9. East Orange, New Jersey Total Population: 68,893 African Americans: 55,087 Percentage: 79.96% 
  10. Jackson, Mississippi Total Population: 149,813 African Americans: 122,612 Percentage: 81.84% 

Source: https://www.washingtoninformer.com/americas-10-blackest-cities-revealed-in-new-report/

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