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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Byron Allen to launch new HD channel targeted to African-Americans (June
16, 2011) Entertainment Studios, the company owned by Byron Allen, has
announced that is will launch a new high-definition channel early next
year with programming intended for an African-American audience. Legacy
TV, which has not yet made a deal with a TV or satellite provider for
carriage, is expected to offer programs on black history and biographies
of African-American leaders.
"The mission of Legacy.TV is to celebrate African-American excellence
everywhere," said Allen, the former comedian who heads Entertainment
Studios. "Our goal and commitment is to make Legacy.TV an engaging and
compelling platform which communicates the entire African- American
journey. All content will be originally produced in-house to insure the
highest level of creative quality, as well as the ability to distribute
our content globally on all platforms."
Entertainment Studios currently produces six niche-oriented HD channels
including ES.TV, Comedy.TV, Pet.TV, Car.TV, Recipe.TV, and
MyDestination.TV. All are presently being carried by Verizonís FiOS TV
service and other outlets.
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...