The Best Cities for Black-Owned Businesses in 2021

Business ownership and entrepreneurship are key ways to grow a community, providing both business owners and workers a source of income to help them improve their lives as well as the areas they live.

For Black Americans, this is just as true as the rest of the country. According to the Census, there are over 2.5 million Black business owners, a number that’s been increasing in recent years. No matter what these businesses are, they play important roles in their communities, neighborhoods, and cities where they’re located.

With that in mind, we conducted a study to find the cities where Black-owned businesses are thriving. We analyzed 124 cities across the U.S. on 7 different factors and compiled the results into the findings below. Keep reading to see all the details!

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