Top 100 Cities with the largest percentage of black or African American people

The following data was sourced from the 2010 U.S. Census.[citation needed]

Rank City Percentage black
or African American
Total black
or African American
1 Detroit, MI 82.7 670,226
2 Gary, IN 80.92 75,282 [3]
2.5 Jackson, MS 79.4 137,716
3 Chester, PA 77.8 26,429
4 Miami Gardens, FL 76.3 81,776
5 Orangeburg, SC 75.04 13,964
6 Birmingham, AL 73.4 155,791
7 Albany, GA 71.6 55,442
8 Macon, GA 67.9 91,351
9 Baltimore, MD 63.7 395,781
10 Memphis, TN 63.3 409,687
11 New Orleans, LA 60.2 206,871
12 Baton Rouge, LA 58.5 126,250
12 Wilmington, DE 58 41,326
13 Flint, MI 56.6 57,939
14 Savannah, GA 55.4 75,507
15 Augusta, GA 54.7 107,182
16 Shreveport, LA 54.7 109,022
17 Montgomery, AL 54.5 116,524
18 Atlanta, GA 54.0 325,894
19 Cleveland, OH 53.3 211,672
20 Portsmouth, VA 53.3 50,878
21 Harrisburg, PA 52.4 25,957
22 Newark, NJ 52.4 145,085
23 Valdosta, GA 51.1 27,860
24 Washington, D.C. 50.7 305,125
25 Richmond, VA 50.6 103,342
26 Mobile, AL 50.6 98,691
27 St. Louis, MO 49.2 157,160
28 Danville, VA 48.3 43,055
29 Beaumont, TX 47.3 55,931
30 North Charleston, SC 47.2 45,964
31 Jackson, TN 45.7 29,802
32 Columbus, GA 45.5 86,398
33 Cincinnati, OH[4] 45.0 123,157
34 Saginaw, MI 44.9 23,127
35 Inglewood, CA 43.9 48,164
36 Philadelphia, PA 43.4 661,839
37 Norfolk, VA 43.1 104,672
38 Dayton, OH 42.9 60,705
39 Suffolk, VA 42.7 36,120
40 Little Rock, AR 42.3 81,889
41 Columbia, SC 42.2 54,537
42 Fayetteville, NC 41.9 82,235
43 Rochester, NY 41.7 87,897
44 Durham, NC 41.0 93,517
45 Fort Pierce, FL 40.9 17,617
46 Newport News, VA 40.7 73,514
47 Greensboro, NC 40.6 109,586
48 Milwaukee, WI 40.0 237,769
49 Hartford, CT 38.7 48,331
50 Buffalo, NY 38.6 100,774
51 Penn Hills, PA 37.1 15,688
52 McKeesport, PA 36.5 7,201
53 Bronx, NY[5] 36.5 505,200
54 New Haven, CT 35.4 45,938
55 Tallahassee, FL 35.0 63,475
56 Charlotte, NC 35.0 256,241
57 Chattanooga, TN 34.9 58,507
58 Winston-Salem, NC 34.7 79,598
59 Brooklyn, NY[5] 34.3 860,083
60 High Point, NC 33.0 34,532
61 Chicago, IL 32.9 887,608
62 Compton, CA 32.9 31,688
63 Cheltenham, PA 32.8 12,097
64 Hopkinsville, KY 31.9 10,273
65 Paterson, NJ 31.7 46,314
66 Akron, OH 31.5 62,321
67 Greenville, SC 31.5 18,422
68 Huntsville, AL 31.2 56,229
69 Brockton, MA 31.2 30,147
70 Jacksonville, FL 30.7 252,421
71 Kansas City, MO 29.9 137,540
72 Raleigh, NC 29.3 117,160
73 Lafayette, LA 28.51 34,654
74 Orlando, FL 28.1 66,876
75 Columbus, OH 28.0 220,241
76 Oakland, CA 28.0 109,471
77 Nashville, TN 27.7 181,387
78 Hawthorne, CA 27.7 23,385
79 Upper Darby, PA 27.5 22,769
80 Indianapolis, IN 27.2 226,671
81 Toledo, OH 27.2 69,243
82 Kansas City, KS 26.8 39,080
83 Richmond, CA 26.6 27,542
84 South Bend, IN 26.6 26,906
85 Tampa, FL 26.2 87,872
86 Pittsburgh, PA 26.1 79,710
87 Charleston, SC 25.4 30,496
88 Dallas, TX 25.0 298,993
89 Boston, MA 24.4 150,437
90 Houston, TX 23.6 498,466
91 Springfield, MA 22.3 34,073
92 Louisville, KY 22.2 136,611
93 Queens, NY[5] 20.1 446,098
94 North Las Vegas, NV 19.9 47,502
95 Virginia Beach, VA 19.6 85,935
96 Grand Rapids, MI [6] 19.2 38,442
97 Minneapolis, MN 18.6 71,160
98 Erie, PA 16.8 17,141
99 Victorville, CA 16.8 19,483
100 Port St. Lucie, FL 16.3 27,876
101 Aurora, CO 15.7 51,196
102 Manhattan, NY[5] 15.6 246,687
103 Waterloo, IA 15.5 10,602
104 Oklahoma City, OK 15.1 87,354
105 San Bernardino, CA 15.0 31,582
106 Sacramento, CA 14.6 68,335
107 Lexington, KY 14.5 46,110
108 Bowling Green, KY 13.9 9,067
109 Omaha, NE 13.7 56,027
110 Wichita, KS 11.5 43,972
111 Des Moines, IA 10.2 20,750

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