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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One updates its guidance on Q2 revenues with a positive outlook
(March 21, 2011) Radio One, Inc. has announced that its core radio
revenues for the second quarter 2011 "are pacing up mid to high single
digits" compared to the same period in 2010.
"Q2 is historically our biggest quarter for radio revenues, so it is
encouraging that we are pacing strongly compared to prior year," said
CEO Alfred Liggins. "May and June pacings have been strengthening over
the past few weeks and both months are now pacing up double-digits. This
data is helpful in the context of the full year guidance that we have
previously provided, and which we continue to affirm."
Radio One is a diversified media company that primarily targets
African-American and urban consumers. It is one of the nation's largest
radio broadcasting companies, currently owning 53 broadcast stations
located in 16 urban markets in the U.S.
As a part of its core broadcasting business, Radio One operates
syndicated programming including the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda
Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, CoCo Brother Live,
CoCo Brother's "Spirit" program, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering
Moments", the Reverend Al Sharpton Show, and the Warren Ballentine Show.
Radio One also owns a controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc., owner
of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom
Radio One owns Interactive One, an online platform serving the
African-American community through social content, news, information,
and entertainment, which operates a number of branded sites, including
News One, UrbanDaily, HelloBeautiful, Community Connect Inc., an online
social networking company, which operates a number of branded websites,
including BlackPlanet, MiGente, and Asian Avenue and an interest in TV
One, LLC, a cable/satellite network programming primarily to
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 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America"
report published by Target Market News..
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...