The number of black-owned businesses in Oregon grew 81.9 percent over a five-year period ending in 2007, according to the preliminary estimates from the Survey of Business Owners, to 4,042 from 2,222 in 2002. Receipts grew to $578 million in 2007 from $371 million in 2002.
For details on black entrepreneurship in the state, visit the National Black Business Month reference or consult Year of Jubilee: State of Black Business tenth edition.
Our latest study, Silicon Ceiling 13, reports:
Just over three percent of Oregon’s black labor force worked in computer, engineering and
science fields with under one percent in computer occupations.
Oregon had 4,241 black college and graduate students in 2006, of which fewer than 100 were
graduate students in science and engineering.
These are black-owned or managed places to stay in Oregon, according to NABHOOD.
Riverview Guesthouse Bed and Breakfast 3909 N. Overlook Terr. Portland, Oregon 97222