Black People : The Worst Cities for Black Americans

Clyde C Coger Jr

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The Worst Cities for Black Americans
By Evan Comen and Michael B. Sauter

... To determine the worst cities for black Americans, 24/7 Wall St. created an index based on disparities in each city between black and white residents in various socioeconomic measures. Many of the cities with the worst racial inequalities are in the Midwest and Northeast.
https://247wallst.com/special-report/2017/11/03/the-worst-cities-for-black-americans-2/2/



6. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ...
> Black population: 7.4%

The typical black household earns $34,720 a year, compared to the national median black household income of $38,555.




 

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1. Erie, PA
> Black population: 7.2%
> Black median income: 43.2% of white income
> White unemployment: 4.0%
> Black unemployment: 24.6%


No major metropolitan area has greater racial inequalities across major social and economic outcome measures than Erie, Pennsylvania, an astounding 47% of the black population lives at or below the national poverty line, twice the the already alarming national poverty rate for black Americans of 23.9%, and more than four times the white poverty rate in Erie of 11.9%.


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