Black Exodus: American Cities Losing African-American Residents

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  • Detroit
  • Oakland
  • Chicago
  • New York
  • Atlanta
  • Black Exodus
  • San Francisco
  • Washington D.C.

New York

New York City has the largest Black population of any city in the United States at close to 3.5 million. According to the 2010 U.S Census, Brooklyn had a Black population of 896,165, a drop from 939,316, according to the 2000 Census. Considered the center for African-American culture, Harlem’s is no longer a majority-Black neighborhood.

(Photo: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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