Top 10 Most Affluent African-American Neighborhoods in the United States

Fredrick Ngugi Nov 7, 2017 at 04:01am

November 07, 2017 at 04:01 am | Lifestyle

Fredrick Ngugi

Fredrick Ngugi | Contributor

November 07, 2017 at 04:01 am | Lifestyle

Hillcrest, New York

Hillcrest, New York. Photo credit: Global Trekkers

Hillcrest, New York

Located north of Spring Valley, Hillcrest is a hamlet incorporated in 1893 and a census-designated area in Ramapo, Rockland County, New York. It is estimated to have a population of 7,558 and 1,976 households.

Although it has not always been predominantly African-American, the number of well-off black households living here has significantly grown over the years. At present, 51.11 percent of the entire population in this affluent community is African-American, with the median household income currently standing at $68,899.

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