Our analysis found that 45 percent of Black private-sector workers (approximately 6.7 million people) work in three industries that have a large frontline-service presence: healthcare, retail, and accommodation and food service.... read more ›
Texas has the largest Black population with over 3.9 million. State by state, the highest number of Black Americans could be found in Texas (3.96 million), Florida (3.70 million), Georgia (3.54 million), New York (3.53 million), and California (2.83 million).... continue reading ›
|Rank||Company Name||Avg. Career Opportunity Rating from Black Employees|
|1||Delta Air Lines||4.2|
Black workers make up 12.9 percent of the US labor force today but earn only 9.6 percent of total US wages.... continue reading ›
A black company (ブラック企業, burakku kigyō), also referred to in English as a black corporation or black business, is a Japanese term for an exploitative sweatshop-type employment system.... continue reading ›
Fayetteville, N.C., has the highest percentage of Black-owned businesses in the U.S., according to a new LendingTree study for Black History Month. Other metros in the South — including Washington, D.C. — join Fayetteville at the top of the list.... read more ›
At 90 percent, South Fulton is the Blackest city in America. No other city above 100,000 population has more than 80 percent Black residents. South Fulton, Ga.... continue reading ›
|% Black or African- American alone||Rank||State or territory|
|76.0%||1||Virgin Islands (U.S.)|
|44.1%||2||District of Columbia|
Grand Prairie, Texas ties with Virginia Beach, Virginia as the city where Black Americans fare best economically. It has the fourth-highest Black labor force participation rate (at 79.9%) and the lowest Black poverty rate (at less than 5%) of all 129 cities in the study.... view details ›
Employment rate in the United States in 2021, by ethnicity.
The biggest, baddest black markets in the US.
|Average U.S. Street Value for Illicit Items||Street Value|
|Meth Price||$3 – $500 per gram|
In the United States, we tend to think of illegal drugs, prostitution, designer knockoffs, and ticket scalping when we think of black markets. More serious and lesser-known black markets operating worldwide include those in human organs, endangered species, babies, weapons, and slave labor (human trafficking).... read more ›
Global Underground Economies
The mean value of the size of the shadow economy across all nations was 31.9%. The nations with the three largest shadow economies were Zimbabwe (60.6%), Bolivia (62.3%), and Georgia (64.9%).... see more ›
Labor force participation.
|Black or African American||62.3|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||59.6|
And many do consider black to be a color, because you combine other pigments to create it on paper. But in a technical sense, black and white are not colors, they're shades. They augment colors.... see more ›
Nationally, as of the latest census data release, there were 3.12 million Black-owned businesses in the United States, generating $206 billion in annual revenue and supporting 3.56 million U.S. jobs.... see more ›
NAACP. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the largest black-run nonprofit organization in the country with well over two million activists.... continue reading ›
The real-estate investment trust company RLJ Lodging Trust is one of the largest Black-owned public businesses in America, with assets of $5.92 billion as of June 2020. Other notable big businesses include World Wide Technology, a global tech consulting firm; Salamander Resort & Spa, which is owned by Sheila C.... see more ›
Lowe's Companies Inc. is a publicly-traded company on the NYSE listed under the ticker symbol "LOW." Lowe's is led by Marvin Ellison, a Black man who took over as the CEO in 2018. Ellison grew up in a segregated Southern community to parents who were sharecroppers.... continue reading ›
|2015 rank||City||White percentage|
As the United States became more ethnically and racially diverse in the last decade, Portland did too — all while remaining the whitest big city in America. In 2020, 66.4% of city residents identified as non-Hispanic white, according to census data, down from 72.2% a decade earlier and 75.5% two decades before that.... view details ›
For decades Prince George's County has carried the unique distinction of the country's wealthiest majority Black county, but data now shows that title belongs to neighboring Charles County.... see details ›
The world's largest ethnic group is Han Chinese, with Mandarin being the world's most spoken language in terms of native speakers.... view details ›
They found the darkest skin in the Nilo-Saharan pastoralist populations of eastern Africa, such as the Mursi and Surma, and the lightest skin in the San of southern Africa, as well as many shades in between, as in the Agaw people of Ethiopia.... read more ›
The largest Russia racial/ethnic groups are White (98.9%) followed by Two or More (0.5%) and Black (0.3%).... see details ›
- Oklahoma. ...
- Illinois. ...
- Ohio. ...
- South Carolina. Charleston city in South Carolina. ...
- Washington. Washington D.C., USA's capital city. ...
- Texas. The city of Dallas in Texas. ...
- Maryland. Fort Washington in Maryland. ...
- Oregon. The city of Portland in Oregon.
Among large metros, the highest percentage of bachelor's degree holders for Black Americans is found in San Jose (36.1%). Washington, DC (32.2%), Raleigh (29.3%) and Atlanta (26.9%) follow. Other large metros with a high share of bachelor's holders for Black Americans are Austin, San Antonio and San Francisco.... continue reading ›
In 2024, 8.6 percent of the Black or African-American population in the United States were unemployed, the highest unemployment rate of any ethnicity.... continue reading ›
The most common ethnicity among construction workers is White, which makes up 58.7% of all construction workers.... see details ›
Top 12 Richest Companies In The World By Market Cap 2022. 1. Apple Inc. (AAPL) Market Cap – $2.65 Trillion: Apple develops, produces, and sells a wide variety of consumer technology products, including smartphones, laptops, tablets, wearable electronics, home entertainment gear, and more.... continue reading ›
Employment. No company in the world has more employees than Walmart.... see details ›
The largest American employer is, by far, the United States federal government with over four million employees worldwide. Wal-Mart, the retailing giant follows with 1.8 million employees. These 5.8 million employees are more than the total employees at the remaining top ten publicly-held American employers.... continue reading ›
- Virginia Beach, Virginia. In the Virginia Beach metro area, more than 5% of businesses are black owned.
- Atlanta, Georgia. ...
- Grand Prairie, Texas. ...
- Orlando, Florida. ...
- Raleigh, North Carolina. ...
- Washington, DC. ...
- Fort Washington, MD. ...
- Houston, Texas.
Texas has the largest Black state population
Other top states of residence include New York (3.4 million) and California (2.8 million). Together, these five states hold 37% of the national Black population.... see more ›
While there are several metro areas in the West, Midwest, and Northeast that have Black populations greater than 250,000, Detroit, Cleveland, and St. Louis are the only ones outside of the South and Mid-Atlantic that have a share of the Black middle class greater than 10% of their overall populations.... read more ›
Zhao, who specialises in the underground online economy, described China's black market for data as a professional and industrialised value chain connected to a range of illegal activities including fraud, extortion, and violent debt collection.... read more ›
Examples include the illegal drug trade, prostitution (where prohibited), illegal currency transactions, and human trafficking.... see details ›
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The black market is an underground economy that is not government-regulated. It is estimated to be worth around 2.55 trillion dollars and is one of the biggest contributors to addiction globally. Thank you!... continue reading ›
Black markets started their existence during wartime when countries imposed restrictions on resources essential for human life, primarily food. Products like gasoline, rubber, and metal also fell under these restrictions. Governments introduced rationing to provide everyone with a fair share of food.... view details ›
Texas is home to the largest number of Black people of any state, with around 3.4 million single-race Black people. Georgia and Florida are home to the next largest populations of this population, with roughly 3.3 million single-race Black people each.... read more ›
This illegal trade takes place in secret, or in the dark, hence the name “black market.” Because black-market trade occurs “off the books,” so to speak, it represents a whole sector of a country's economy that cannot accurately be measured.... continue reading ›
- Nigeria - $514.05 Bn.
- Egypt - $394.28 Bn.
- South Africa - $329.53 Bn.
- Algeria - $151.46 Bn.
- Morocco - $124.00 Bn.
- Kenya - $106.04 Bn.
- Ethiopia - $93.97 Bn.
- Ghana - $74.26 Bn.
Explanation of Data.
|High Tech Industries Only (percent)||All Private Industries (percent)|
RLJ Lodging Trust, one of the largest publicly owned Black businesses, reported total assets of $5.92 billion in June 2020.... view details ›
|Share of US Population (2019)||Percent Increase in Buying Power (2010-2019)|
Employment rate in the United States in 2021, by ethnicity.
Scientists and engineers working in science and engineering occupations: 2015.
|Race, ethnicity, and sex||Number||Percent|
TV presents a mixed picture: in 2019, about 14 percent of leads on cable programs were Black, but Black actors made up less than 12 percent of leads on broadcast shows.... continue reading ›
Oprah Winfrey, $2.7 billion. Mo Ibrahim, $1.1 billion.... see details ›
History: View Park–Windsor Hills is one of the richest Black communities in the U.S. and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.... see details ›
There are other counties where the typical Black household earns more: The highest-income Black families in the nation actually live on the western edge of the D.C. metro area in Virginia's Loudoun County, which is also home to the highest incomes overall.... see more ›
At 90 percent, South Fulton is the Blackest city in America. No other city above 100,000 population has more than 80 percent Black residents. South Fulton, Ga.... view details ›
Black adults are 1.5 times more likely than white adults to have student loan debt. The following graph includes federal and private student loan debt among all adults. On average, Black, non-Hispanic adults in the U.S. also hold higher student loan debt balances than borrowers of other races.... see details ›
Four years after graduating, Black students hold almost twice as much student debt as their white peers, largely due to differences in interest accrual and graduate school borrowing. After graduating from college, 17 percent of Black students are behind on their student loans, compared to 9 percent of white students.... read more ›