African Americans

e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of trends and statistics about African Americans for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Demographics Of Geo- & Location-Based Services [TABLE]

via marketingprofs.com Younger smartphone owners are more likely than older ones to use both location-based information services and geosocial check-in services: 80% of those age 18-29 use location-based services, compared with 75% of those age 30-49 and 64% of those age 50+. 23% of those age 18-29 use geosocial services, compared with 17% of those…

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Video Audience, By Race [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com nielsen-video-audience-time-spend-race-in-q42011-may2012.pngAmong internet video viewers, Asians spent by far the most time of any race or ethnicity watching video content in Q4 2011, according to [download page] a May 2012 Nielsen report. With a monthly average of 8 hours and 43 minutes, they easily consumed more internet video than African Americans, at 6 hours…

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US Smart Phone Penetration By Race [CHART]

via emarketer.com Black consumers became smartphone users early and in large numbers. But they no longer constitute an oversized portion of the smartphone population, as the penetration rate among white consumers has accelerated. Black consumers’ smartphone penetration rate this year will be slightly lower than that of whites and the US population in general, eMarketer…

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Home Broadband User Demographics [TABLE]

via pewinternet.org By 2010, while national adoption had slowed, growth in broadband adoption among African Americans jumped well above the national average, with 22% broadband adoption growth since the previous year. 12 Even with these gains, however, minorities are still less likely than whites to have home broadband overall. And foreign-born and Spanish-dominant Latinos trail…

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Internet User Demographics, 2000 & 2011 [TABLE]

via pewinternet.org As of 2011, internet use remains strongly correlated with age, education, and household income, which are the strongest positive predictors of internet use among any of the demographic differences we studied. Yet while gaps in internet adoption persist, some have narrowed in the past decade—as shown in the table below. Read the rest…

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Demographics Of Local News Consumers [CHART]

via pewinternet.org via pewinternet.org via pewinternet.org As a group, local news enthusiasts differ demographically from others in important ways, in their use of technology, the information that is of particular interest to them, and their local news habits. Demographically, local news enthusiasts are more likely than other adults to be female, age 65 or older,…

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Affluent Ethnicity [CHART]

via adage.com Census data reveal that 68% of American adults are non-Hispanic whites. Hispanics (14%) are the largest ethnic minority group, followed by African-Americans (12%) and Asians (5%). Among Affluents (those with a household income of at least $100,000), 77% are non-Hispanic whites, and the three major ethnic minorities are roughly equal in size, each…

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