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Top 10 Wealthiest Black Communities in America

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The wealthiest black communities are located across America. From East coast to West, here are the top 10 wealthiest black communities in the U.S., as recently published by Atlanta Blackstar.

#1 - View Park-Windsor Hills, California - this large middle-to-upper-class black community comes in at number one, with an average family income of $159,168.

#2 - Baldwin Hills, California - another upscale California community ranks second, with an average family income of $157,033. In fact, this community is called The Black Beverly Hills of California.

#3 - Ladera Heights, California - this stunning community, located near beaches and Hollywood, California, ranks number 3, with an average family income of $132,824.

#4 - Mitchellville, Maryland - this East coast community has an average family income of $118,022. It has excellent schools, a graduation rate of 80 percent, and most students go on to colleges like nearby Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, and the U.S. Naval Academy.

#5 - Fort Washington, Maryland - this community is located just south of Washington D.C. and has an average family income of $114,243.

#6 - Kettering, Maryland - Kettering's population is 78.5 percent African-American, and the average family income for this town is $107,008.

#7 - Woodmore, Maryland - this community is largely African American and has a median family income of $103,438.

#8 - Friendly, Maryland - this upper/middle-class black community makes the top 10 list with a median family income of $82,827.

#9 - Hillcrest, New York - this prosperous middle-class black community also makes the top 10 list with a median family income of $76,960.

#10 - Uniondale, New York - this New York suburb is recognized as one of the most flourishing African-American cities in the United States with a median family income of $76,553.

Read more about these affluent, African-American communities at www.atlantablackstar.com/2014/01/03/10-richest-black-communities-america/

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