According to the United States Census Bureau, as of July 2018, approximately 79.1% of those residing in the City of Detroit proper are African American. Most but not all of the suburban cities are still predominantly white. In the 2000s, 115 of the 185 cities and townships in Metro Detroit were over 95% white.
Is Detroit the blackest city in America?
This is a list of cities with large African American populations .Cities with the highest percentage of African American people.Rank1CityDetroit, MIPercentage of African Americans82.7Total African Americans670,22618 more columns
What percentage of Detroit is white?
TablePopulationPersons 65 years and over, percent 13.6% 16.5%Female persons, percent 52.6% 50.8%Race and Hispanic OriginWhite alone, percent 14.7% 76.3%54 more rows
What percent of Detroit Michigan is Black?
78.33% According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Detroit was: Black or African American: 78.33% White: 14.70%