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Nicest Cities in America For Black Families to Live

There are still some cities in America that offer more opportunities to African-Americans, both in lifestyle and career. So check out this list of the nicest communities in America that are great places for people of color to live, work, and play.

Karen Cruz
Karen Cruz

There is always a story in nearly every news cycle about the struggles faced by people of color in our nation's cities. This is saddening because it seems that the issues of inequality still has not been resolved in many cities. Thankfully, there are still some cities in America that offer more opportunities to African-Americans, both in lifestyle and career. So check out this list of the nicest communities in America that are great places for people of color to live, work, and play.

Richmond, Virginia

All families want to live in a place that offers safety and prosperity. That is why many families like to settle in Richmond. This city is a nice place for families, whether people of color or not. The city boasts some of the excellent schools and neighborhoods with adequate representation. Black families will also surely love the weather here whether it is spring, fall, or summer. Yeah, summers can be hot and humid but it is not unbearable.

Dallas, Texas

Cannot decide where to live? If you are torn between living in a charming quiet and calm of the suburbs or staying in the busy city, then Dallas is your best option. Dallas is a huge city with a lower cost of living than other cities. You can rent a home here if you still want to try the place or build your home. But I am sure you will choose to stay here permanently once you have witnessed how safe and beautiful it is here.

Columbus, Ohio

Another large city with some awesome parks and great schools. Whether you have a small or a big family, this city is an ideal place to live. The cost of living here is also lower compared to other huge cities. So if you are on a budget, this place is perfect for you. But prepare for the winter cause the temperatures can drop down to the negatives. Other than that, everything is pleasant. You can enjoy quality time with your family here so you do not need to travel far to enjoy a fun time together.

San Antonio, Texas

Being one of the largest cities in the United States, no wonder why San Antonio is very diverse. Most of the families who live here are of Hispanic origin and some black families. There are also military families as there are bases in the surrounding areas. Your family will definitely enjoy Hispanic-influenced food, structures, and music. The city also boasts many kinds of festivals each year that every family will surely adore.

Washington, D.C.

If you are looking for the best city that values black culture, Washington, D.C. is one of the cities where black families can feel safe and valued. Washington, D.C. is a land of politics that also boasts popular monuments and fun festivals such as the springtime cherry blossom tree festival that every family will love to witness. The cost of living here may be more expensive than other cities, but living here will surely give you satisfaction. There are also many things to do here and places to see. You can take your family on historic tours or hike to the mountains in Virginia nearby.

San Diego, California

San Diego, California may look like another busy city but it is also one of the best places in America for black families to live. San Diego is very proud of its super nice weather all year round and it is perfect if you are planning to move closer to the west coast. The cost of living here may be higher than the national average and the annual housing cost can be more expensive than the national average. But still, San Diego is truly a wonderful place to stay permanently.

Whether you are looking for a city to stay for a few months or build a home with your family and live permanently, any of these cities are perfect.

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