Table 3. Distribution of employed wage and salary workers by tenure with current employer, age, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, January 2012

Table 3. Distribution of employed wage and salary workers by tenure with current employer, age, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, January 2012
                                                                                                                
                                                   Percent distribution by tenure with current employer         
  Age, sex, race, and         Number                                                                            
   Hispanic or Latino        employed                                                                           
        ethnicity         (in thousands)            12    13 to           3 to 4  5 to 9  10 to   15 to     20  
                                          Total   months    23   2 years  years   years     14      19    years 
                                                 or less  months                          years   years  or more
                                                                                                                
          TOTAL                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                
      16 years and over..    125,516      100.0    21.1     6.3     4.9    16.6    21.8    12.5     6.1    10.6 
16 to 19 years...........      3,925      100.0    72.9    11.9     6.9     7.8      .4      -       -       -  
20 years and over........    121,591      100.0    19.5     6.1     4.8    16.9    22.4    12.9     6.3    11.0 
  20 to 24 years.........     12,712      100.0    48.9    12.8    10.6    20.4     7.1      .2      -       -  
  25 to 34 years.........     28,381      100.0    25.5     8.4     6.9    24.5    27.2     6.8      .7      -  
  35 to 44 years.........     27,477      100.0    16.1     5.4     4.3    16.8    27.0    17.8     8.8     3.8 
  45 to 54 years.........     28,535      100.0    12.5     4.5     2.9    13.0    22.0    16.8     9.5    18.7 
  55 to 64 years.........     19,339      100.0     9.4     2.8     2.3    10.8    20.2    16.4     9.8    28.3 
  65 years and over......      5,148      100.0     7.8     2.0     2.1    11.8    20.7    16.6     9.2    29.7 
                                                                                                                
           Men                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                
      16 years and over..     64,552      100.0    21.0     6.3     5.0    16.2    21.3    12.2     6.4    11.5 
16 to 19 years...........      1,839      100.0    71.2    13.3     7.8     7.4      .4      -       -       -  
20 years and over........     62,713      100.0    19.6     6.1     4.9    16.5    21.9    12.6     6.5    11.9 
  20 to 24 years.........      6,559      100.0    48.8    12.5    10.4    20.6     7.4      .2      -       -  
  25 to 34 years.........     15,104      100.0    24.7     8.5     7.3    23.8    27.8     7.0      .9      -  
  35 to 44 years.........     14,570      100.0    16.3     5.4     4.0    16.1    26.8    17.3     9.8     4.4 
  45 to 54 years.........     14,361      100.0    12.6     4.5     2.8    12.5    19.6    16.6    10.0    21.4 
  55 to 64 years.........      9,470      100.0    10.0     2.5     2.7    10.1    18.8    15.6     9.2    31.2 
  65 years and over......      2,648      100.0     7.8     1.3     1.9    11.8    21.7    16.9     8.9    29.7 
                                                                                                                
          Women                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                
      16 years and over..     60,964      100.0    21.3     6.3     4.8    17.1    22.2    12.7     5.9     9.7 
16 to 19 years...........      2,085      100.0    74.4    10.7     6.2     8.2      .5      -       -       -  
20 years and over........     58,879      100.0    19.4     6.2     4.7    17.4    23.0    13.2     6.1    10.1 
  20 to 24 years.........      6,153      100.0    49.0    13.1    10.7    20.3     6.7      .2      -       -  
  25 to 34 years.........     13,276      100.0    26.5     8.4     6.4    25.3    26.5     6.5      .5      -  
  35 to 44 years.........     12,907      100.0    15.9     5.4     4.6    17.5    27.4    18.4     7.7     3.1 
  45 to 54 years.........     14,174      100.0    12.4     4.5     3.1    13.6    24.4    17.0     9.0    16.0 
  55 to 64 years.........      9,868      100.0     8.8     3.2     1.9    11.6    21.4    17.2    10.5    25.5 
  65 years and over......      2,499      100.0     7.7     2.8     2.4    11.9    19.7    16.3     9.6    29.7 
                                                                                                                
         White                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                
    16 years and over....    100,679      100.0    20.7     6.4     4.8    16.1    21.7    12.6     6.6    11.3 
Men......................     52,641      100.0    20.5     6.5     4.7    15.7    21.1    12.4     6.8    12.3 
Women....................     48,039      100.0    20.9     6.3     4.8    16.4    22.2    12.9     6.3    10.2 
                                                                                                                
Black or African American                                                                                       
                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                
    16 years and over....     14,204      100.0    22.2     5.6     5.2    18.5    22.1    12.4     4.5     9.5 
Men......................      6,526      100.0    22.9     5.1     5.5    18.9    21.9    10.8     4.8    10.0 
Women....................      7,678      100.0    21.6     6.0     5.0    18.2    22.2    13.8     4.2     9.1 
                                                                                                                
         Asian                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                
    16 years and over....      6,933      100.0    21.1     6.6     5.3    20.5    23.8    11.3     4.8     6.6 
Men......................      3,502      100.0    21.2     5.8     6.6    19.0    23.8    12.8     4.3     6.5 
Women....................      3,432      100.0    21.0     7.3     4.0    22.1    23.9     9.8     5.2     6.7 
                                                                                                                
   Hispanic or Latino                                                                                           
       ethnicity                                                                                                
                                                                                                                
    16 years and over....     19,763      100.0    23.6     5.9     6.6    20.1    23.7    10.9     4.2     5.1 
Men......................     11,262      100.0    24.5     6.0     6.8    20.8    22.4    10.0     4.3     5.2 
Women....................      8,501      100.0    22.3     5.6     6.4    19.2    25.4    12.0     4.2     4.9 

   NOTE: Detail 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. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Dash represents zero or rounds to zero. Updated
population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.



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