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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
2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020

Total, 16 years and over

3,227 6,644 3.7 7.8 2,774 6,304 3.6 8.3

Married, spouse present(1)

857 2,271 1.8 4.9 836 2,347 2.2 6.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

429 847 4.0 8.4 552 1,143 3.8 8.4

Never married

1,941 3,526 6.7 12.3 1,386 2,813 5.5 11.4

White, 16 years and over

2,266 4,725 3.3 7.0 1,893 4,365 3.2 7.6

Married, spouse present(1)

667 1,723 1.7 4.6 660 1,774 2.2 5.9

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

323 631 3.8 7.8 407 826 3.7 8.0

Never married

1,277 2,371 5.9 11.2 825 1,765 4.8 10.4

Black or African American, 16 years and over

645 1,150 6.6 12.1 607 1,155 5.6 10.9

Married, spouse present(1)

99 259 2.6 6.9 84 231 2.7 7.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

75 137 5.5 10.8 101 203 4.2 9.0

Never married

470 754 10.1 16.7 422 721 7.8 13.7

Asian, 16 years and over

149 427 2.7 7.8 132 467 2.7 9.6

Married, spouse present(1)

66 215 1.9 6.1 62 260 2.1 8.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

12 40 2.7 9.8 15 50 2.2 9.1

Never married

71 172 4.5 11.1 54 158 4.2 11.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

657 1,598 4.0 9.7 591 1,421 4.7 11.4

Married, spouse present(1)

192 568 2.3 6.9 184 493 3.5 9.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

68 173 3.6 9.1 95 260 3.8 11.4

Never married

398 856 6.3 13.6 311 668 6.4 13.6

Total, 25 years and over

2,217 5,102 2.9 6.8 2,014 4,830 3.0 7.4

Married, spouse present(1)

836 2,228 1.8 4.9 796 2,274 2.2 6.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

415 823 3.9 8.3 536 1,107 3.7 8.3

Never married

965 2,051 5.0 10.7 682 1,449 4.3 9.2

White, 25 years and over

1,580 3,665 2.6 6.2 1,395 3,363 2.8 6.8

Married, spouse present(1)

651 1,692 1.7 4.5 627 1,719 2.1 5.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

313 615 3.7 7.8 394 800 3.6 7.9

Never married

616 1,358 4.4 9.8 374 845 3.7 8.3

Black or African American, 25 years and over

424 860 5.1 10.4 423 867 4.5 9.4

Married, spouse present(1)

96 252 2.6 6.8 80 224 2.6 7.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

74 135 5.5 10.7 100 196 4.3 8.8

Never married

253 473 7.7 14.5 243 447 6.2 11.4

Asian, 25 years and over

120 353 2.4 7.0 101 392 2.3 8.9

Married, spouse present(1)

64 213 1.9 6.1 62 255 2.1 8.7

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

11 37 2.5 9.5 14 49 2.2 9.2

Never married

45 103 3.9 9.0 25 88 2.9 9.5

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 25 years and over

420 1,199 3.0 8.6 400 1,029 3.8 10.0

Married, spouse present(1)

185 557 2.3 6.9 166 471 3.3 9.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

65 165 3.5 9.0 88 246 3.6 11.1

Never married

170 477 4.3 11.9 146 312 5.1 10.9

Footnotes
(1) Beginning with data for January 2020, refers to persons in both opposite-sex and same-sex married couples. Prior to January 2020, referred 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, 2021