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Packaged Facts reports African Americans in the U.S. number 39 million and their buying power of $892 bn. is expected to exceed $1.1 trillion in ’12. This would be a cumulative growth of 28.4%. Also: 54% of African-American buying power lives in the South while 48% resides in central cities. Marrieds control 48% and households with an income of $75,000 account for 45% of the total. There are 2.4 million African-Americans in $75K+ households. (Center for Media Research Brief 2/20/08)

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