Black businesses in Connecticut reached 14,676 by 2007, according to preliminary estimates from the Survey of Business Owners, a gain of 42.4 percent from 10,309 in 2002. Receipts rose similarly by 43.7 percent to $1 billion in 2007 from $723 million in 2002.
Year of Jubilee: State of Black Business tenth edition provides comprehensive details on black consumer markets and entrepreneurship in Connecticut.  For more details on National Black Business Month and Black Food Month, participate by visiting at least one establishment every day of the month, visit the official web site.

Silicon Ceiling 13 reports:

Of Connecticut’s black labor force, 3.6 percent were in computer, engineering and science fields,

1.3 percent in computer occupations.

There were 220 black graduate science students and 23 black engineering graduate students in

Connecticut. The total number of black college and graduate students in 2006 in Connecticut was


These are some of the black-owned or managed hotels,  according to NABHOOD.

Hilton Mystic at the Aquarium 20 Coogan Boulevard Mystic, Connecticut 06355

Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Center 1 First Stamford Pl. Stamford, Connecticut 06902

Homewood Suites 2 Farm Glen Blvd. Farmington, Connecticut 06032  

Sheraton Danbury 18 Old Ridgebury Rd. Danbury, Connecticut 06810