Blacks Earn 53% of Whites in Atlanta

September 29, 2010  |  

(Atlanta Business Chronicle) — Income levels for African-Americans are a bit more than half of whites in metro Atlanta, according to analysis of new U.S. Census Bureau data by a sister publication of Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Whites in metro Atlanta made a per capita income of $35,370 in 2009. Per capita income (PCI) is defined as the average amount of money received by a residents of a given a area in a given year, encompassing such diverse sources of income as salaries, interest payments, dividends, rental income and government checks.
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