Black Stats Frequently requested
data on African American consumers
Black Buying Power:
$836 Billion (2010)
Black U.S. Population:
Top Five Black Cities
- New York
Top Five Black Metros:
- New York-New Jersey
- Los Angeles
Top Five Expenditures:
- Housing $203.8 bil.
- Food $65.2 bil.
- Cars/Trucks $29.1 bil.
- Clothing $29.3 bil.
- Health Care $23.6 bil. ______________________
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UPTOWN Professional debuts in March as quarterly magazine and Web site
23, 2011) UPTOWN Magazine has announced the creation and launch of
UPTOWN Professional, a quarterly career-focused magazine and Web site
uptownpromag.com for the global urban professional. In addition to
career aspirations, UPTOWN Professional will also cover related business
lifestyle topics. The cutting edge, new, career-focused publication was
launched to great excitement and fanfare at two well-attended launch
events in New York City and Chicago in January.
"UPTOWN Professional offers relevance, relationships and most
importantly, solutions," said Robert Ingram, Publisher of UPTOWN
Professional. "Our goal is to assist forward-thinking companies and
executives and help them navigate the challenging paths of recruitment,
retention, marketplace and development in a new and more diverse
The first issue, poly-bagged with UPTOWN Magazine, will be available on
newsstands and in bookstores in March as well as distributed through
major corporate employee affinity and network groups.
The inaugural issue features a detailed look at the top 100 African
American, Latino and Asian business executives in the US. UPTOWN
Professional also offers tips on best Travel Apps, E-readers and books
to save time and increase productivity, as well as Coaches Corner and
Critical Path which offer career guidance from respected executives and
"In riding the momentum of the launch and keeping with our desire to
inform today's talented diverse executive, UPTOWN Professional will
follow up its premiere issue with a themed issue in June highlighting
the Top Companies for Diversity & Inclusion," says Ingram. The identity
of the top companies will be announced in mid to late March 2011.
Launched in 2004, Uptown will increase its frequency from eight a year
to bimonthly starting in March. It claims a rate base of 225,000 and
publishes regional editions in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, New
York City, Philadelphia and Washington DC. With equity partner
InterMedia Partners, Uptown Media acquired Vibe magazine in August 2009.
ORDER TODAY! New
"Buying Power" report: Black consumers spend as economy grows Details $507
expenditures African-American consumers are cautiously increasing their
spending in some key product categories, even as they continue to make
adjustments in a slowly growing economy. The finding comes from the soon
to be issued 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America"
In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product
and services categories. That's an increase of 16.6% over the $435 billion
spent in 2008. African-Americans" total earned income for 2009 is
estimated at $836 billion...