2010 Census

WASHINGTON (AP) — Affluent black Americans who are leaving industrial cities for the suburbs and the South are shifting traditional lines between rich and poor, according to new census data. Their migration is widening the income gap between whites and the inner-city blacks who remain behind, while making blacks less monolithic as a group and […]

WASHINGTON – For the first time, minorities make up a majority of babies in the U.S., part of a sweeping race change and a growing age divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority youths that could reshape government policies. Preliminary census estimates also show the share of African-American households headed by women — […]

According to data from last year’s Census, the Black population in a number of Brooklyn neighborhoods like Fort Greene and Clinton Hill has decreased by one-third over the last decade. NY1 reports: The findings also reflect a trend in black migration to the suburbs. New York City’s black population declined by 2 percent. It is […]