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STATE OF THE BLACK UNION!

Where are African Americans spending their money. And just how strong is their buying power. This is a list that answers those questions for those of you who care. Are African Americans spending their money in the right place when it comes to the top 6 list? The Insite would like to hear from you on this issue!

Top six expenditures in African American homes…
1. Housing – $145.2 billion
2. Food – $56.5 billion
3. Cars – $32.6 billion
4. Clothing – $23.0 billion
5. Health Care – $18.0 billion
6. Telephone – $14.4 billion
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CONSUMER MARKETS
STATE BUYING POWER
1. New York $65.5 billion
2. California $53.1 billion
3. Texas $50.1 billion
4. Georgia $46.4 billion
5. Florida $40.9 billion
6. Maryland $38.8 billion
7. Illinois $37.8 billion
8. N. Carolina $31.0 billion
9. Virginia $29.0 billion
10. Michigan $28.7 billion