The Best Places To Live For Black Professionals Making Six Figures

These are the cities where Black professionals can get the most bang for their buck!

Mariya Moseley Apr, 25, 2017

Whether you’re a young professional looking for the right place to settle down, or interested in learning which city your dollar will stretch the furthest — we have answers.

This video breaks down which cities have the most Black professionals succeeding financially, like Atlanta and Washington, D.C., and have also become hubs for Black wealth.

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Can you guess which county is one the wealthiest for Blacks to excel in? We’ll give you a hint: It’s in Maryland!

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[MUSIC] Coinage. Life, well spent, presented by Geico. You've just been promoted, and gotten a new salary that puts you in the six figure category. These are the best places for black professionals to thrive, as well as give the most bang for their buck. Atlanta has been referred to as a Black Mecca since the 1970s, the city is the center of black wealth, political power, and culture. The city has become attractive in recent years because of its big-city feel at small-town prices. Washington D.C. has been been ranked as one of the best-paying cities for African-Americans. The nation's political capital is filled with the country's most influential people. The median black household income is $65,000 and home ownership rates at 49.2%, our highest in the nation among African-Americans. Baldwin Hills the suburb of Los Angeles has been dubbed the black Beverly Hills. The median family income for Baldwin Hills is around $157.000 per year. Raleigh North Carolina also makes the cut, your dollar can go further in this charming, Average rent prices are $1,050 for a one bedroom while home sells for about $230,000. Maryland is one of the richest states in the country and Prince George's County is the wealthiest African American majority county in the US with black households bringing in over $100,000. Each of these places are built with black professionals, colleges graduates, and strong [UNKNOWN] community. Making each one the perfect place to move if you're a young professional starting out or if you're looking to settle down with your family. [MUSIC] Coinage. Life, well spent. Presented by Geico. [BLANK_AUDIO]

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