2. Racine, WI
Black population: 20,797 (10.7%)
Black median income: $27,658 (43.4% of white income)
Unemployment: 13.1% (black); 5.1% (white)
Homeownership rate: 30.6% (black); 74.8% (white)
In Racine, just 30.6% of African American heads of household own their homes which is less than half the 74.8% white homeownership rate.
Meanwhile, only 7.4% of black adults in Racine have a bachelor’s degree, the 12th smallest share of any metro nationwide and 19.3 percentage points less than the 26.7% college attainment rate for white adults in the metro area.