While the black population fell in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, the white population doubled in the last 10 years to 36 percent, with increases in every census tract except the one that includes the Ingersoll Houses. More than 1,000 new Asian residents moved into the community, as well.
“It could be that the yuppies are moving in, you know, poor people are moving out,” a sociology professor told the blog. Hmmm, could be. Or maybe they were undercounted? Or maybe black people just got too cool.