Revenue

  • Average 2004 revenue: $31.1 million
  • Aggregate 2004 revenue: $3.1 billion

Employment

  • People employed by the 2006 Inner City 100 companies: 17,181
  • New jobs created by the companies from 2000 to 2004: 10,381

Who lives in the inner city?

  • 34%of the employees of IC 100 companies
  • 44%of the rank-and-file employees
  • 26%of the mid-level/skilled employees
  • 17%of the senior management

  • Why the inner city? 47%of CEOs say commitment to community.

  • The average hourly wage at these companies: $14.54

  • The median amount of start-up capital: $50,000

  • Biggest challenge to growth? Recruiting, say 43%of CEOs.

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