Atlanta Black Star’s List of Top 10 Most Affluent Black Communities

Awww, well Dallas didn’t quite have enough affluent black communities to make the list, but the list is old, and things may have changed. We will update this post as we get the latest info…

Short list: Baldwin Hills California, Fort Washington Maryland, Friendly Maryland, Hillcrest New York, Kettering Maryland, Ladera Heights California, Mitchellville Maryland, Uniondale New York, View Park-Windsor Hills California, Woodmore Maryland.


View Park-Windsor Hills, California
1. View Park-Windsor Hills, California

View Park-Windsor Hills is an affluent Black community with an average family income of $159,168.  View Park-Windsor Hills are part of a band of districts, from Culver City’s Fox Hills district on the west to the Los Angeles district of Leimert Park.  The area is the single largest geographically middle- and upper-class Black community in the United States.



Baldwin Hills, California
2. Baldwin Hills, California

Baldwin Hills has a median family income of $157,033, which secures it as one of the richest Black communities in the United States.  The community was given the nickname the Black Beverly Hills after African Americans began moving into the area, especially musicians and film actors.


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