10 Top Best Cities for Black-Americans Seeking Business Opportunities

African Americans are always looking for business and money making opportunities. However, finding these opportunities might just boil down to location. According to Forbes, the top three cities where African-Americans are doing the best, economically speaking, are Atlanta, Raleigh, NC, and Washington, D.C. Although the economic conditions for Black Americans vary widely throughout the country, the magazine took a look into America’s 52 largest metropolitan areas to list the cities that present Black Americans with the best opportunities.

The metropolitan statistical areas were weighed by three factors: homeownership, entrepreneurship, as measured by the self-employment rate, and median household income. With its well-established religious and educational institutions, Atlanta has the strongest infrastructure for African American advancement in the country, according to Forbes. Here is a list of all the cities and states that are great locations for Black Americans to look for new opportunities. A note: the list is definitely for those who like the Southern lifestyle.

Here are the top 10 cities:

 1: Atlanta, GA

2: Raleigh, NC

3: Washington, DC

4: Baltimore, MD

 4: Charlotte NC

6: Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA

7: Orlando, FL

8: Miami, FL (tied)

8: Richmond, VA (tied)

8: San Antonio, TX (tied)

 

Source:

http://www.blackenterprise.com/news/top-10-cities-for-african-americans/

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/edgl45gkhj/no-1-atlanta-ga-2/

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Jae Jones has been writing professionally for over 10 years. She holds a degree in Business Administration, and enjoys writing on various topics.

  

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