Ohio black business grew 46.2 percent during the five years ending in 2007, with a 30.9 percent gain in receipts. By 2007, the number of such firms had reached 52,121, a gain of 16,463 from 35,658 in 2002. Receipts grew to $4.7 billion in 2007 from $3.6 billion in 2002.
Year of Jubilee: State of Black Business stenth edition provides comprehensive data on the trends of entrepreneurship in the Buckeye State.  The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center represents an example of cultural tourism to provide economic development, and is a place to visit during National Black Business Month.

Our newest study, Silicon Ceiling 13, reports: One percent of the state’s black workers were in computer occupations.  Ohio had 864 African-American graduate science and engineering students out of 99,919 black college students statewide.

These are black-owned or managed places to stay in Ohio, according to NABHOOD.

Hamilton Plaza Hotel 2124 S. Hamilton Road Columbus, Ohio 43232

Henderson House 1544 Atcheson St, Columbus, Ohio 43202