Affluent African American Communities

Some places have everything any family could want – economic opportunity, good schools, safe streets, things to do and a sense of community. Learn about these Great American Communities.

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  • Baldwin Hills, California
    Baldwin Hills is an affluent African American community. The median family income is $157,033, making Baldwin Hills one of the wealthiest African American communities in the United States. Prior to 1965, it was known as “Pill Hill” because of the large number of doctors that live there. After African Americans began moving into the area, especially musicians and film actors, it was given the nickname the Black Beverly Hills.
  • Ladera Heights, California
    Ladera Heights is an affluent African American community. The median family income is $132,824, making Ladera Heights one of the wealthiest African American communities in the United States. Much of the area’s appeal stems from the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean available from many hillside houses, as well as its proximity to beaches, Hollywood, Los Angeles International Airport and the San Diego Freeway.
  • View Park-Windsor Hills, California
    View Park-Windsor Hills is an affluent African American community. The median family income is $159,168, making View Park-Windsor Hills one of the wealthiest African American communities in the United States. The two communities 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 on the east, that comprise the single largest geographically contiguous middle and upper class African American community in the United States.
  • Redan, Georgia
    Redan is a middle class African American community. The median family income is $68,263, making Redan one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Redan is a wonderful community to raise your family with all the activities, services and resources of a larger city, but with the comforts and security of a smaller community. Thriving businesses, strong work force opportunities and exceptional public and private school systems. Redan is a model community.
  • Mitchellville, Maryland
    Mitchellville is a upper middle class African American community. The median family income is $118,022, making Mitchellville one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Residents of Mitchellville, take tremendous pride in their friendly community and beautiful homes. Located in Prince George’s County in southern Maryland, Mitchellville is just 20 miles east of the nation’s capital.
  • Fort Washington, Maryland
    Fort Washington is a upper middle class African American community. The median family income is $114,243, making Fort Washington one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Extending over 14 square miles, Fort Washington is home to a diverse community of families with children, young professionals and college students. More than a third of residents have a bachelor’s or advanced college degrees.
  • Friendly, Maryland
    Located in Prince George’s County, Friendly is a upper middle class African American community. The median family income is $82,827, making Friendly one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Prince George’s County is a dynamic and prosperous county with a proud and rich history. Prince George’s County is located on the eastern side of the region and is bordered by both the Potomac and Patuxent Rivers.
  • Southfield, Michigan
    Southfield is a upper middle class African American community. The median family income is $75,860, making Southfield one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Southfield is one of the Detroit metro area’s most desirable residential communities. Southfield is home to over 10 outstanding colleges, universities and trade schools, including Lawrence Technological University…
  • Roselle, New Jersey
    Roselle is a middle class African American community. The median family income is $68,341, making Roselle one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Roselle has a vibrant community that cherishes its heritage, enjoys a strong civic spirit, and appreciates the importance of maintaining a good quality of life. Roselle is a Borough in Union County, New Jersey.
  • Hillcrest, New York
    Hillcrest is a middle class African American community in New York. The median family income is $76,960, making Hillcrest one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. New York is the center of international finance, politics, entertainment and culture. Wall Street, the United Nations, Broadway and some of the greatest museums in the world are all located within its boundaries. With over 8 million New Yorkers, the city has a larger population than 39 of the 50 states.
  • Uniondale, New York
    Uniondale is a middle class African American community in New York. The median family income is $76,553, making Uniondale one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. New York is the center of international finance, politics, entertainment and culture. Wall Street, the United Nations, Broadway and some of the greatest museums in the world are all located within its boundaries. With over 8 million New Yorkers, the city has a larger population than 39 of the 50 states.
  • Bloomfield, Connecticut
    Bloomfield is a middle class African American community in Connecticut. The median family income is $64,892, making Bloomfield one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Connecticut is the home of the prestigious Yale University, several private schools, scenic views, small town charm, lovely beaches and the beauty of a New England Fall.
  • Quinby, South Carolina
    Quinby is a middle class African American community in South Carolina. The median family income is $68,741, making Quinby one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. South Carolina ranks 13th for states with the fastest-growing number of women-owned businesses. There are over 10 million majority-owned, privately-held, women-owned businesses in the U.S., employing over 18 million people and generating nearly $2.5 trillion in sales.
  • Forest Park, Oklahoma
    Forest Park is a middle class African American community in Oklahoma. The median family income is $60,163, making Forest Park one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Oklahoma is recognized as a leader in early childhood education. Numerous studies have shown that a high quality early childhood education provides children with the foundation to succeed later in school and in life.
  • Atlanta, Georgia
    Many fortune 500 companies have corporate or regional headquarters in Atlanta, and young professionals are moving there in ever increasing numbers. Consistently ranked as one of the best cities in the world in which to do business, Atlanta is headquarters for Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, UPS, Holiday Inn, Georgia-Pacific, Home Depot, and BellSouth and Cox Communications.
  • Kettering, Maryland
    Kettering is an affluent African American community in Prince George’s County. The median family income is $107,008, making Kettering one of the wealthiest African American communities in the United States. Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans…
  • Woodmore, Maryland
    Woodmore is an affluent African American community in Prince George’s County. The median family income is $103,438, making Woodmore one of the wealthiest African American communities in the United States. Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans…
  • Springdale, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree.
  • Rosaryville, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree.
  • Clinton, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree. The county is also home to some of America’s most prestigious cultural, entertainment, and educational facilities.
  • Cambria Heights, New York
    Cambria Heights is a upper middle class African American community in Queens County. The median family income is $75,258, making Cambria Heights one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Queens County is the transportation and manufacturing center of New York City. With a population of 2.3 million people, Queens County is the second most populous borough in New York City and the ninth largest county in the nation.
  • Laurelton, New York
    Laurelton is a middle class African American community in Queens County. The median family income is $69,544, making Laurelton one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Queens County is the transportation and manufacturing center of New York City. With a population of 2.3 million people, Queens County is the second most populous borough in New York City and the ninth largest county in the nation.
  • Saint Albans, New York
    Saint Albans is a middle class African American community in Queens County. The median family income is $62,287, making Saint Albans one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Queens County is the transportation and manufacturing center of New York City. With a population of 2.3 million people, Queens County is the second most populous borough in New York City and the ninth largest county in the nation.
  • Rosedale, New York
    Rosedale is a upper middle class African American community in Queens County. The median family income is $72,260, making Rosedale one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. Queens County is the transportation and manufacturing center of New York City. With a population of 2.3 million people, Queens County is the second most populous borough in New York City and the ninth largest county in the nation.
  • Landover Hills, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree. The county is also home to some of America’s most prestigious cultural…
  • New Carrollton, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree. The county is also home to some of America’s most prestigious cultural…
  • Riverdale, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree. The county is also home to some of America’s most prestigious cultural…
  • Cheverly, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree.
  • Lanham/Seabrook, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree.
  • Greater Upper Marlboro, Maryland
    Prince George’s County is a vibrant and prosperous community. Nearly 1 in every 3 resident holds a bachelor’s degree, the home ownership rate for the county is over 60%, half of all businesses in the county are owned by African Americans and over half of high school graduates pursue a college degree.

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