Colorado

Colorado’s black business growth was sluggish during the five year period from 2007 back to 2002 with an increase of 29.8 percent, compared to the national average of 60.5 percent. The number of firms went to a preliminary estimate of 9,173 in 2007 from 7,066 in 2002. Business receipts rose 34.5 percent from 2002 to 2007, also below the national average of 55.1 percent.
Year of Jubilee: State of Black Business tenth edition provides comprehensive details on black consumer markets and entrepreneurship in Colorado.  For more information on National Black Business Month and Black Food Month, visit the official web page and patronize at least one Colorado entrepreneur each day.

Silicon Ceiling 13 finds:

The black workforce in Colorado had 4.1 percent of its workers in computer, engineering and

science occupations, 2.8 percent in computer fields.

There were only 124 black graduate students in science and 41 black graduate engineering

students in Colorado. The total number of black college and graduate students in Colorado in

2006 was 15,619.

These are some of the black-owned hotels in Colorado, according to NABHOOD.

Antlers Hilton 4 South Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

Courtyard Boulder Longmont 1410 Dry Creek Drive Longmont, Colorado 80503

Courtyard Boulder Louisville 948 West Dillon Road Louisville, Colorado 80027

Courtyard Denver Southwest 7180 West Hampden Avenue Lakewood, Colorado 80227

Courtyard Denver West 14700 W. 6th Ave. Golden, Colorado 80401

Courtyard Fort Collins 1200 Oakridge Drive Fort Collins, Colorado 80525

Denver Marriott South 10345 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton, Colorado 80124

Fairfield Inn and Suites 1680 South Colorado Blvd Denver, Colorado 80222

Fort Collins Marriott 350 E Horsetooth Rd Fort Collins, Colorado 80525

Marriott Residence Inn 1127 Oakridge Dr. Ft. Collins, Colorado 80525

Renaissance Boulder Suites at Flatiron 500 Flatiron Boulevard Broomfield, Colorado 80021  

Courtyard Denver West/Golden 14700 W. 6th Ave. Golden, Colorado 80401

Courtyard Fort Collins 1200 Oakridge Drive Fort Collins, Colorado 80525

Denver Marriott South 10345 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton, Colorado 80124

Fairfield Inn and Suites 1680 South Colorado Blvd Denver, Colorado 80222

Marriott Residence Inn 1127 Oakridge Dr. Ft. Collins, Colorado 80525