Table 1. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and employment status in January 2016

Table 1.  Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and
employment status in January 2016
(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                         
                                                         Percent distribution by employment status       
   Age, sex, race, and Hispanic                                                                          
        or Latino ethnicity             Total                                                            
                                                      Total        Employed     Unemployed    Not in the 
                                                                                             labor force 
                                                                                                         
                                                                                                         
               TOTAL                                                                                     
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......      3,191        100.0          65.5          15.9          18.6    
20 to 24 years.....................         71        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
25 to 54 years.....................      2,023        100.0          72.5          17.1          10.4    
55 to 64 years.....................        853        100.0          60.0          15.0          24.9    
65 years and over..................        245        100.0          26.5          10.7          62.8    
                                                                                                         
                Men                                                                                      
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......      1,773        100.0          66.5          15.7          17.8    
20 to 24 years.....................         33        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
25 to 54 years.....................      1,151        100.0          72.7          17.2          10.1    
55 to 64 years.....................        469        100.0          62.6          15.1          22.3    
65 years and over..................        119        100.0          24.0           7.9          68.1    
                                                                                                         
               Women                                                                                     
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......      1,419        100.0          64.1          16.3          19.6    
20 to 24 years.....................         38        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
25 to 54 years.....................        872        100.0          72.3          17.0          10.7    
55 to 64 years.....................        383        100.0          56.8          15.0          28.2    
65 years and over..................        125        100.0          28.9          13.3          57.8    
                                                                                                         
               White                                                                                     
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......      2,573        100.0          66.5          14.8          18.6    
Men................................      1,450        100.0          67.7          14.8          17.5    
Women..............................      1,123        100.0          65.0          14.9          20.1    
                                                                                                         
     Black or African American                                                                           
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......        394        100.0          61.5          20.3          18.2    
Men................................        170        100.0          60.1          19.6          20.3    
Women..............................        224        100.0          62.5          20.9          16.6    
                                                                                                         
               Asian                                                                                     
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......        145        100.0          54.9          24.7          20.3    
Men................................         96        100.0          59.4          20.3          20.3    
Women..............................         49        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
                                                                                                         
   Hispanic or Latino ethnicity                                                                          
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......        423        100.0          69.4          14.3          16.3    
Men................................        236        100.0          75.4          11.0          13.7    
Women..............................        187        100.0          61.9          18.4          19.6    

   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between
January 2013 and December 2015 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the
abolishment of their positions or shifts.
   2 Data not shown where base is less than 75,000.
   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.



Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: August 25, 2016