Breakdown of Minority Workforce:
According to ICIC's State of the Inner City Economies (SICE) project, inner city populations are 81% minority compared to 31% of the population in surrounding metropolitan statistical areas.
Division of Labor:
Inner City 100 Employee Attributes:
31% of all Inner City 100 employees live in the inner city, including 34% of all "rank & file" employees, 28% of all mid-level/skilled employees, and 20% of all senior management. According to ICIC's State of the Inner City Economies project, just 22% of all inner city jobs overall are held by inner-city residents.
Wages & Salaries:
ICIC's research shows that in 2003, the average salary for jobs located in the inner city was $39,000, competitive with the average for the rest of metropolitan areas in the US at $41,400.2
Employer Subsidized Benefits:
1Bureau of Labor Statistics data, 2004, http://www. nobscot.com/survey/us_voluntary_turnover_0804.cfm
2 State of the Inner City Economies (SOICE), 2003.