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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
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019

Total, 16 years and over

3,398 3,227 3.9 3.7 2,916 2,774 3.8 3.6

Married, spouse present(1)

959 857 2.0 1.8 897 836 2.4 2.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

487 429 4.5 4.0 587 552 4.0 3.8

Never married

1,952 1,941 6.9 6.7 1,432 1,386 5.8 5.5

White, 16 years and over

2,380 2,266 3.5 3.3 1,973 1,893 3.4 3.2

Married, spouse present(1)

744 667 1.9 1.7 697 660 2.3 2.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

382 323 4.4 3.8 441 407 4.0 3.7

Never married

1,254 1,277 6.0 5.9 835 825 5.0 4.8

Black or African American, 16 years and over

676 645 7.0 6.6 646 607 6.0 5.6

Married, spouse present(1)

123 99 3.3 2.6 99 84 3.3 2.7

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

76 75 5.6 5.5 105 101 4.5 4.2

Never married

477 470 10.4 10.1 442 422 8.2 7.8

Asian, 16 years and over

159 149 3.0 2.7 146 132 3.0 2.7

Married, spouse present(1)

61 66 1.8 1.9 69 62 2.4 2.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

7 12 1.6 2.7 16 15 2.5 2.2

Never married

91 71 5.8 4.5 62 54 4.7 4.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

695 657 4.3 4.0 628 591 5.1 4.7

Married, spouse present(1)

218 192 2.7 2.3 203 184 3.9 3.5

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

86 68 4.7 3.6 125 95 5.2 3.8

Never married

391 398 6.4 6.3 300 311 6.5 6.4

Total, 25 years and over

2,380 2,217 3.2 2.9 2,127 2,014 3.2 3.0

Married, spouse present(1)

934 836 2.0 1.8 847 796 2.3 2.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

467 415 4.4 3.9 567 536 4.0 3.7

Never married

979 965 5.3 5.0 713 682 4.6 4.3

White, 25 years and over

1,703 1,580 2.8 2.6 1,448 1,395 2.9 2.8

Married, spouse present(1)

724 651 1.9 1.7 654 627 2.2 2.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

365 313 4.3 3.7 424 394 3.9 3.6

Never married

614 616 4.6 4.4 370 374 3.8 3.7

Black or African American, 25 years and over

449 424 5.4 5.1 473 423 5.1 4.5

Married, spouse present(1)

122 96 3.3 2.6 96 80 3.2 2.6

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

74 74 5.6 5.5 102 100 4.5 4.3

Never married

253 253 7.9 7.7 274 243 7.0 6.2

Asian, 25 years and over

119 120 2.4 2.4 110 101 2.5 2.3

Married, spouse present(1)

59 64 1.8 1.9 68 62 2.4 2.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

7 11 1.7 2.5 15 14 2.5 2.2

Never married

54 45 4.7 3.9 27 25 3.0 2.9

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 25 years and over

455 420 3.3 3.0 444 400 4.4 3.8

Married, spouse present(1)

210 185 2.6 2.3 188 166 3.8 3.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

81 65 4.5 3.5 117 88 5.0 3.6

Never married

164 170 4.3 4.3 138 146 5.1 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 22, 2020