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Old 05-18-2010, 12:35 PM
 
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Default What cities within the US have the highest percentage of caucasian people?

First let me say I have no problem with people who are a different color then me. I am white but I have adopted people in my family who are hispanic and african american and we all get along and love each other. But I am trying to research which cities (maybe just the top 3) that have the highest percentage of caucasian people. Does anyone know? I know which states as a whole have the most caucasians but I was just wondering what cities have the highest amount or percentage? Like 90% caucasian or higher for certain cities. No offense to any other culture. I love all people from all backgrounds. Thanks for helping me with this research!
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Old 05-18-2010, 01:31 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Depends on what size cities you are talking about. About any of them in Maine is 90+% white. Large cities might be harder to find, but small cities and small towns can be found all over that are above 90%.
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Old 05-18-2010, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Pure Michigan!
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Without doing any research, I would say that anywhere in Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, or either of the Dakotas would be likely bets. Blacks and Hispanics have not historically ever lived there and have never had a reason to move there. It's not like those states are hot spots for jobs, since they are so underpopulated. And don't most Native Americans live outside of the larger cities?
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Old 05-18-2010, 01:44 PM
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Location: The Millennial Republic of Arlington, Virginia
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Bullitt County, KY. All three cities are at least 97% white.
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Old 05-18-2010, 02:44 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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As Bydand mentioned, it depends on what size you are considering. I would imagine that there many small to medium sized cities in the Northwest, New England, or parts of the Midwest that are going to be mostly all white (90% or more). I think pretty much any city in upper New England, Montana, the Dakotas, Wyoming, West Virginia, Idaho, or Wisconsin (excluding Milwaukee) will be like this.

If you are looking at big cites, well here is your answer.

http://blog.oregonlive.com/news_impa...race.top40.jpg

It ranks the 40 largest metro areas by % white.

Whitest Metros:
1. Pittsburgh
2. Cincinnati
3. Providence
4. Twin Cities
5. Portland, OR / Boston / Columbus / Indy

Whitest inner-city
1. Portland, OR
2. Seattle
3. Virginia Beach
4. Pittsburgh
5. Salt Lake City
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Old 05-18-2010, 06:18 PM
 
Location: Phoenix Arizona
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Portland OR is really white
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Old 05-18-2010, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Originally Posted by MissShelly View Post
First let me say I have no problem with people who are a different color then me. I am white but I have adopted people in my family who are hispanic and african american and we all get along and love each other. But I am trying to research which cities (maybe just the top 3) that have the highest percentage of caucasian people. Does anyone know? I know which states as a whole have the most caucasians but I was just wondering what cities have the highest amount or percentage? Like 90% caucasian or higher for certain cities. No offense to any other culture. I love all people from all backgrounds. Thanks for helping me with this research!
Ah you racist! Just kidding lol, but yes I agree with the list below;

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As Bydand mentioned, it depends on what size you are considering. I would imagine that there many small to medium sized cities in the Northwest, New England, or parts of the Midwest that are going to be mostly all white (90% or more). I think pretty much any city in upper New England, Montana, the Dakotas, Wyoming, West Virginia, Idaho, or Wisconsin (excluding Milwaukee) will be like this.

If you are looking at big cites, well here is your answer.

http://blog.oregonlive.com/news_impa...race.top40.jpg

It ranks the 40 largest metro areas by % white.

Whitest Metros:
1. Pittsburgh
2. Cincinnati
3. Providence
4. Twin Cities
5. Portland, OR / Boston / Columbus / Indy

Whitest inner-city
1. Portland, OR
2. Seattle
3. Virginia Beach
4. Pittsburgh
5. Salt Lake City
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:00 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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We had a thread on something like this before, although maybe with less benign motives than yours, and I recall Dubuque, Iowa being mentioned. Others that came out high were Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Fargo, North Dakota. The cities of Maine and West Virginia, although small cities, also tend to be 90% or more white.

Granted you said "Caucasian" which in principle include many Cubans, Kurds, Iranians, and several other groups. Probably Turks too, but maybe they count as semi-Asiatic. Still I'm thinking you likely don't mean so much those groups.
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:27 PM
 
Location: Clovis NM, who knows where next?
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PDX, and SLC take the cake, but I've spent lengthy amount of times riding bicycles through them and never got any grief over my darker complexion.

As far as moving someplace based on ethnic majority, I never look at that as a determining factor when moving some place.
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:40 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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Detroit for sure
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