HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
31. Unemployed persons by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, marital status, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2015
Unemployed Weeks
Total Less than
5 weeks
5 to 14
weeks
15 weeks and over Average
(mean)
duration
Median
duration
Total 15 to 26
weeks
27 weeks
and over

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

8,296 2,399 2,302 3,595 1,267 2,328 29.2 11.6

16 to 19 years

966 385 315 266 135 131 14.5 7.4

20 to 24 years

1,501 487 449 565 229 336 21.8 9.7

25 to 34 years

1,905 535 539 830 298 533 27.4 11.8

35 to 44 years

1,351 358 355 638 212 426 32.2 13.2

45 to 54 years

1,259 310 325 624 195 428 35.5 14.3

55 to 64 years

978 225 243 511 157 354 40.7 16.1

65 years and over

337 99 75 162 42 120 44.9 13.4

Men, 16 years and over

4,490 1,263 1,207 2,020 695 1,325 30.3 12.3

16 to 19 years

531 203 171 157 81 75 14.6 7.9

20 to 24 years

865 262 255 348 133 214 23.4 10.4

25 to 34 years

1,030 285 288 458 164 294 28.6 12.2

35 to 44 years

695 179 174 342 109 233 33.0 14.1

45 to 54 years

649 160 157 332 100 231 37.8 15.4

55 to 64 years

536 125 128 283 85 198 40.6 16.5

65 years and over

184 47 35 102 23 79 51.9 20.2

Women, 16 years and over

3,807 1,136 1,095 1,575 572 1,003 27.8 10.8

16 to 19 years

435 182 144 109 53 56 14.4 6.9

20 to 24 years

636 225 194 217 95 122 19.5 8.8

25 to 34 years

874 250 252 373 134 238 26.0 11.4

35 to 44 years

656 178 181 296 102 193 31.4 12.3

45 to 54 years

610 150 169 292 95 197 33.0 13.5

55 to 64 years

442 99 115 229 72 156 40.8 15.6

65 years and over

153 52 41 61 19 41 36.4 9.7

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

5,662 1,746 1,608 2,308 837 1,471 27.5 10.5

Men

3,126 942 868 1,315 471 844 28.2 11.1

Women

2,537 804 741 993 366 627 26.7 10.0

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,846 416 481 949 314 635 33.8 15.5

Men

935 198 233 504 161 343 36.0 17.2

Women

911 218 248 445 152 292 31.6 14.0

Asian, 16 years and over

347 99 85 163 55 108 33.3 13.1

Men

191 50 42 99 30 69 38.1 16.0

Women

156 49 43 63 24 39 27.3 10.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,726 548 484 695 258 436 25.2 10.4

Men

943 312 260 371 142 230 23.5 10.1

Women

783 235 224 323 117 207 27.3 10.8

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present

1,310 384 349 577 196 381 30.2 11.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated

643 164 152 327 104 223 37.7 15.2

Never married

2,537 714 707 1,116 395 721 28.5 11.9

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present

1,138 342 332 463 173 291 28.4 10.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated

812 212 221 379 128 251 32.9 13.1

Never married

1,857 582 541 733 271 462 25.1 10.2

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: February 10, 2016