HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
31. Unemployed persons by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, marital status, and duration of unemployment

[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2017
Unemployed Weeks
Total Less than
5 weeks
5 to 14
weeks
15 weeks and over Average
(mean)
duration
Median
duration
Total 15 to 26
weeks
27 weeks
and over

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

6,982 2,270 2,008 2,704 1,017 1,687 25.0 10.0

16 to 19 years

827 375 256 197 104 93 12.5 5.9

20 to 24 years

1,127 411 360 355 155 201 18.0 8.2

25 to 34 years

1,647 528 495 624 242 382 23.0 10.0

35 to 44 years

1,143 346 330 466 175 292 25.3 10.7

45 to 54 years

1,060 294 275 491 171 320 31.2 12.9

55 to 64 years

835 210 209 415 128 287 36.6 14.4

65 years and over

343 105 83 155 42 113 38.5 12.0

Men, 16 years and over

3,743 1,195 1,073 1,475 560 914 25.3 10.1

16 to 19 years

457 208 140 109 58 52 12.7 5.8

20 to 24 years

667 225 218 224 99 125 18.7 8.7

25 to 34 years

884 286 264 334 129 205 23.4 9.9

35 to 44 years

575 173 166 236 90 145 24.8 10.8

45 to 54 years

537 146 134 257 91 166 32.3 13.5

55 to 64 years

445 108 108 229 70 159 38.1 15.6

65 years and over

179 49 43 86 24 62 41.2 13.6

Women, 16 years and over

3,239 1,075 934 1,230 457 773 24.5 9.8

16 to 19 years

371 167 116 88 47 41 12.4 6.2

20 to 24 years

460 186 142 132 56 76 16.9 7.5

25 to 34 years

763 242 231 290 114 177 22.7 10.0

35 to 44 years

568 173 164 231 85 146 25.7 10.6

45 to 54 years

523 148 141 235 80 154 30.0 12.3

55 to 64 years

389 102 101 186 58 129 34.9 13.5

65 years and over

164 57 39 68 18 50 35.6 10.5

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

4,765 1,635 1,399 1,731 650 1,081 23.8 9.3

Men

2,592 872 759 962 356 606 24.5 9.4

Women

2,173 764 640 770 294 475 22.9 9.1

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,501 400 402 698 265 433 28.6 13.1

Men

766 203 200 364 145 219 28.0 13.5

Women

735 197 203 334 120 214 29.3 12.7

Asian, 16 years and over

333 90 98 145 51 94 30.6 11.5

Men

177 47 56 74 29 45 31.4 11.3

Women

156 44 42 70 22 49 29.7 11.8

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,401 506 407 488 194 295 22.3 8.9

Men

730 279 220 231 92 139 21.2 8.0

Women

671 227 187 257 101 156 23.4 10.0

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

1,113 332 312 469 173 296 27.9 11.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

492 148 129 216 72 143 30.0 11.8

Never married

2,138 715 633 790 315 475 22.9 9.5

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

994 341 280 374 137 237 25.3 9.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

693 194 194 304 105 199 27.9 12.1

Never married

1,552 540 460 552 215 337 22.5 9.2

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 19, 2018