Forbes reveals which cities have best opportunities for Blacks

Washington, DC, listed no. 3 in Forbes as city with best opportunities for African-Americans.

Washington, DC, listed no. 3 in Forbes as city with best opportunities for African-Americans.

A recent article on Forbes.com reveals which of America’s 52 largest metropolitan areas present African-Americans with the best opportunities. In the survey, overwhelmingly the South accounts for 13 of the top 15 metro areas.

The article points out three critical factors — homeownership, entrepreneurship, as measured by the self-employment rate, and median household income  — that are believed as indicators of middle-class success.

Cities include:

No. 1  Atlanta

No. 2  Raleigh, N.C

No. 3  Washington, DC/Virginia/ Maryland

No. 4  Baltimore, MD

No. 5  Charlotte, NC (seventh) as well as the three cities that tie for

No. 6  Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA

No. 7 Orlando, FL

No. 8  Miami, FL

No. 9   Richmond, VA

No. 10 San Antonio, TX

No. 11 Austin, TX

No. 12 Houston, TX

No. 13 Dallas-Fort Worth

 

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