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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American Urban Radio Network announces partnership to represent
(December 8, 2010) American Urban Radio Networks, the largest African
American owned radio network company in the country, today announced
that it has partnered with SupeRadio, one of the premiere syndicators
and providers of radio programming, to represent its urban product and
services to the advertising community. Some of SupeRadio's most popular
programs include: "Back Spin Weekend "with Spinderella (of Salt N' Pepa
fame) and "Kissing After Dark" with Lenny Green live evenings 7 p.m.-12
midnight from the studios of WRKS-FM in New York.
"Obviously we're delighted to add SupeRadio's wide array of urban
programming to our already formidable program lineup," said Jerry Lopes,
President of Program Operations & Affiliations for AURN. "It clearly
strengthens our position as the number one provider of urban programming
in the world," said Lopes.
In addition to the "Kissing After Dark" and "Back Spin Weekend" other
SupeRadio offerings include "Gossip on the Go" with Flo Anthony, "Café
Mocha" with MC Lyte, talk programs, weekend inspirational programs and a
number of urban adult and young end mix shows.
"We will be creating a new, fourth Radar rated network" (AURN Elite)
said Howard Eisen, Executive Vice President of Sales for AURN. "We
believe with the addition of the AURN Elite Network we will be able to
increase our presence in the marketplace and provide our clients with
additional opportunities for reaching African American consumers. The
AURN "Elite" Network will offer five minutes of premium inventory
weekly," said Eisen.
"AURN and SupeRadio are a natural fit" said Jack Bryant, President and
COO of SupeRadio. He also expressed excitement about the business
building prospect of the new relationship. SupeRadio LLC is one of the
premier producers and distributors of radio programming. SupeRadio is a
division of Access 1, which is a partner of American Urban Radio
American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) is the only African-American owned
radio network company in the United States. It is the largest network
reaching Urban America with more than 20 million listeners each week.
Through three programming networks and its marketing division, American
Urban Radio Networks reaches more African-Americans than any other
medium in America and produces more programming than all other
broadcasting companies combined. American Urban Radio Networks
broadcasts 200 weekly news, entertainment, sports and information
programs to more than 300 radio stations nationwide. It is the only
Black broadcaster with a bureau in the White House. AURN has offices
and bureaus in New York, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Los
Angeles and Washington, D.C.
JUST RELEASED New
"Buying Power" report: Black consumers spend as economy grows Details $507
1, 2010) 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...