Here is a list of cities in the United States with the least amount of Black people in it. Less than 2% of black people inhabit these cities. This information should be used for statistical research, or simply to satisfy curiosity.

For the sake of population significance, the cities listed here inhabit at least 200,000 people and are noted as having the least amount of black people, with only 2% or less making up part of the population. This is less than the national average of Black people in the nation, which is about 12.6 percent (according to the U.S Census Bureau.)

Brownsville, Texas

Brownsville, Texas(58958)Credit: Jaedza



As of 2011, this is Texas' 16th largest city. Brownsville inhabits about 175,000 people. Brownsville is made up of 32,000 families and 38,000 households, with a population density of 1,200 people per square mile. The racial demographic is heavily white, with roughly 85% of the population being caucasian. African-Americans only make .07% of the population of Brownsville,Texas. 

Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho Black PeopleCredit: Prod0016

Boise is the most populous city in the state of Idaho, ranking in as the 104th largest city in the United States. It has, however, a large racial disparity, being noted as one of the cities with the least amount of Black people in it. The 2010 census notes that Boise has a population of more than 200,000 individuals. 92% of the population is white. Only .8% of the population is Black. 


Burlington Vermont Black PeopleCredit: Dicky Hayward

Burlington is the largest city in Vermont with more than 42,000 people; as noted from the 2010 census. It is also close to the Canadian border, only being about 95 miles from Montreal. According to the 2010 census, Burlington inhabits 42,000 people, with 15,000 households with 7,000 families. The city is made up of 92% white people. Only 1.8% of the population is made up of Black people. 

Mission Viejo, California

Mission Viejo California Black PeopleCredit: Wikpe44


Nestled in the Orange County of California, Mission Viejo has one of the least amount of black people in it, with only .4% of the population being Black. Mission Viejo has a population density of 93,000, with 25,000 people in 33,000 households. Roughly 80% of the population is white.