Segregation hasn't been the law for decades, but many neighborhoods are still largely segregated across the country. Business Insider analyzed a report by two Florida State professors to determine the most segregated cities in the U.S. They are:
25. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Fla.
24. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, Calif.
23. Niles-Benton Harbor, Mich.
22. Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio-Ky.-Ind.
21. Peoria, Ill.
20. Springfield, Mass.
19. Muskegon-Norton Shores, Mich.
18. Pinebluff, Ark.
17. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio-Pa.
16. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.
15. Memphis, Tenn.-Mo.-Ark.
14. Flint, Mich.
13. Monroe, La.
12. Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
11. Danville, Ill.
10. Gadsden, Ala.
9. Reading, Pa.
8. Birmingham-Hoover, Ala.
7. Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.
6. St. Louis, Mo.-Ill.
5. Buffalo-Niagara Falls, N.Y.
4. New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Pa.
3. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
2. Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Mich.
1. Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wis.
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