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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
24. Unemployed persons by marital status, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, age, and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Marital status, race, Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity, and age
Men Women
Unemployed Unemployment
rates
Unemployed Unemployment
rates
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018

Total, 16 years and over

3,743 3,398 4.4 3.9 3,239 2,916 4.3 3.8

Married, spouse present(1)

1,113 959 2.4 2.0 994 897 2.7 2.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

492 487 4.6 4.5 693 587 4.8 4.0

Never married

2,138 1,952 7.7 6.9 1,552 1,432 6.5 5.8

White, 16 years and over

2,592 2,380 3.8 3.5 2,173 1,973 3.8 3.4

Married, spouse present(1)

832 744 2.2 1.9 768 697 2.6 2.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

375 382 4.4 4.4 515 441 4.7 4.0

Never married

1,385 1,254 6.7 6.0 890 835 5.5 5.0

Black or African American, 16 years and over

766 676 8.1 7.0 735 646 6.9 6.0

Married, spouse present(1)

142 123 3.8 3.3 116 99 3.9 3.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

91 76 6.6 5.6 132 105 5.8 4.5

Never married

533 477 12.3 10.4 487 442 9.2 8.2

Asian, 16 years and over

177 159 3.4 3.0 156 146 3.4 3.0

Married, spouse present(1)

83 61 2.5 1.8 78 69 2.8 2.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

11 7 2.8 1.6 19 16 3.1 2.5

Never married

83 91 5.5 5.8 58 62 4.7 4.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

730 695 4.7 4.3 671 628 5.7 5.1

Married, spouse present(1)

232 218 2.9 2.7 215 203 4.2 3.9

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

77 86 4.3 4.7 139 125 6.1 5.2

Never married

421 391 7.3 6.4 317 300 7.3 6.5

Total, 25 years and over

2,620 2,380 3.5 3.2 2,408 2,127 3.7 3.2

Married, spouse present(1)

1,085 934 2.4 2.0 957 847 2.7 2.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

472 467 4.5 4.4 665 567 4.7 4.0

Never married

1,063 979 6.0 5.3 786 713 5.3 4.6

White, 25 years and over

1,838 1,703 3.1 2.8 1,630 1,448 3.3 2.9

Married, spouse present(1)

811 724 2.1 1.9 739 654 2.5 2.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

359 365 4.3 4.3 494 424 4.6 3.9

Never married

668 614 5.2 4.6 397 370 4.2 3.8

Black or African American, 25 years and over

518 449 6.4 5.4 544 473 6.0 5.1

Married, spouse present(1)

138 122 3.7 3.3 112 96 3.8 3.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

88 74 6.5 5.6 128 102 5.7 4.5

Never married

292 253 9.8 7.9 305 274 7.9 7.0

Asian, 25 years and over

133 119 2.8 2.4 124 110 3.0 2.5

Married, spouse present(1)

83 59 2.5 1.8 76 68 2.8 2.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

9 7 2.4 1.7 19 15 3.1 2.5

Never married

41 54 3.9 4.7 29 27 3.6 3.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 25 years and over

495 455 3.8 3.3 469 444 4.9 4.4

Married, spouse present(1)

224 210 2.9 2.6 205 188 4.2 3.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

73 81 4.2 4.5 130 117 5.9 5.0

Never married

197 164 5.5 4.3 134 138 5.3 5.1

Footnotes
(1) Refers to persons in opposite-sex married couples only.
(2) Separated includes persons who are married, spouse absent.

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: January 18, 2019