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Ten Cities of 100,000 or More with Highest Percentage of Blacks or African Americans, 2000 and 2010

City 2000 % City 2010 %
Gary, Ind. 84.0 Detroit, Mich. 82.7
Detroit, Mich.81.6 Jackson, Miss. 79.4
Birmingham, Ala.73.5 Miami Gardens, Fla. 76.3
Jackson, Miss.70.6 Birmingham, Ala. 73.4
New Orleans, La. 67.0 Baltimore, Md. 63.7
Baltimore, Md.64.3 Memphis, Tenn. 63.3
Atlanta, Ga.61.4 New Orleans, La. 60.2
Memphis, Tenn.61.4 Flint, Mich. 56.6
Washington, DC 60.0 Montgomery, Ala. 56.6
Richmond, Va.57.2 Savannah, Ga. 55.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000; The Black Population: 2010.

Black or African-American Population for the United States by Region, 2002Population/DemographicsSelected Characteristics of the U.S. Arab Population, 2000