List of U.S. metropolitan areas with large African-American populations

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Rank City African-American Population Size (2010 Census)[1] Percentage African-American
1 New York, New York MSA 3,362,616 17.8
2 Atlanta, Georgia MSA 1,772,569 33.6
3 Chicago, Illinois MSA 1,721,578 18.2
4 Washington, District of Columbia (DC-MD-VA-WV) PMSA 1,438,436 25.8
5 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania PMSA 1,241,780 20.8
6 Miami, Florida PMSA 1,169,185 21.0
7 Detroit, Michigan PMSA 980,451 22.8
8 Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas PMSA 961,871 15.1
9 Houston, Texas PMSA 935,371 15.9
10 Los Angeles- Long Beach, California PMSA 907,618 7.1
11 Baltimore, Maryland PMSA 778,879 28.7
12 Memphis, Tennessee (TN-AR-MS) MSA 601,043 45.7
13 Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Virginia MSA 522,409 31.3
14 St. Louis, Missouri (MO-IL) MSA 516,446 18.4
15 Charlotte, North Carolina PMSA 421,105 24.0
16 Cleveland-Lorain-Elyria, Ohio PMSA 416,528 20.1
17 New Orleans, Louisiana PMSA 397,095 34.0
18 Richmond-Petersburg, Virginia MSA 375,427 29.8
19 San Francisco, California - Oakland - San Jose PMSA 363,905 8.4
20 Orlando, Florida MSA 344,820 16.2
21 Boston, Massachusetts (MA-NH) NECMA 331,292 7.3
22 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida MSA 329,334 11.8
23 Riverside-San Bernardino, California PMSA 322,405 7.6
24 Birmingham, Alabama MSA 318,373 28.2
25 Jacksonville, Florida MSA 292,881 21.8
26 Baton Rouge, Louisiana MSA 285,911 35.6
27 Columbus, Ohio MSA 273,560 14.9
28 Indianapolis, Indiana MSA 263,376 15.0
30 Milwaukee-Waukesha, Wisconsin PMSA 261,010 16.8
29 Nassau-Suffolk County, New York PMSA 260 273 10.88
30 Jackson, Mississippi MSA 257,021 47.7
30 Cincinnati, Ohio (OH-KY-IN) PMSA 255,905 12.0
31 Columbia, South Carolina MSA 255,104 33.2
32 Kansas City, Missouri (MO-KS) MSA 254,509 12.5
33 Minneapolis-Saint Paul MSA 243,414 7.4
34 Nashville, Tennessee MSA 242,264 15.2
35 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina MSA 228,268 20.2
36 Phoenix, Arizona MSA 207,734 5.0
37 Las Vegas, Nevada MSA 204,379 10.5
38 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania MSA 196,755 8.4
39 Seattle, Washington MSA 191,967 5.6
40 Greensboro-High Point, NC MSA 184,730 25.5
41 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California PMSA 158,213 5.1

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Bureau (2011). "American Fact Finder". Retrieved 2011-07-08.