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 2016
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

7,751 2,362 2,226 3,163 1,158 2,005 27.5 10.6

16 to 19 years

925 385 300 240 117 122 14.3 6.8

20 to 24 years

1,286 444 398 444 192 252 21.0 9.0

25 to 34 years

1,797 532 529 737 281 456 25.3 10.9

35 to 44 years

1,258 355 372 531 186 344 27.9 11.3

45 to 54 years

1,189 311 302 576 189 387 35.4 13.8

55 to 64 years

941 224 240 478 150 328 38.5 15.0

65 years and over

355 112 86 157 42 115 39.3 11.7

Men, 16 years and over

4,187 1,245 1,181 1,761 625 1,136 29.3 11.2

16 to 19 years

512 201 174 137 64 73 15.5 7.4

20 to 24 years

742 242 219 280 116 165 23.0 9.9

25 to 34 years

966 288 274 405 149 255 26.6 11.1

35 to 44 years

644 183 189 271 96 175 27.6 11.5

45 to 54 years

602 153 149 300 92 209 40.0 14.4

55 to 64 years

528 123 133 273 86 187 39.2 15.6

65 years and over

193 56 43 94 23 71 48.0 13.7

Women, 16 years and over

3,564 1,117 1,046 1,402 533 869 25.4 10.1

16 to 19 years

413 184 126 103 54 49 12.9 6.0

20 to 24 years

545 202 179 164 77 87 18.2 7.9

25 to 34 years

832 244 255 332 131 201 23.8 10.6

35 to 44 years

614 172 183 259 90 169 28.3 11.2

45 to 54 years

586 158 153 276 98 178 30.8 13.2

55 to 64 years

413 101 107 205 64 141 37.4 14.3

65 years and over

162 56 43 63 20 44 28.9 9.9

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

5,345 1,717 1,555 2,073 784 1,289 26.3 10.0

Men

2,952 921 828 1,203 443 760 28.6 10.6

Women

2,393 796 727 870 341 529 23.5 9.4

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,655 422 451 782 257 525 31.8 13.4

Men

845 213 233 400 121 278 33.2 13.4

Women

810 209 219 382 136 247 30.4 13.3

Asian, 16 years and over

349 100 100 149 55 94 27.9 11.4

Men

176 48 53 76 26 49 28.0 11.6

Women

172 52 47 73 29 44 27.8 11.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,548 517 447 583 230 354 24.3 9.6

Men

833 290 234 309 119 190 23.7 9.4

Women

715 228 213 274 110 164 25.0 9.9

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

1,259 369 339 552 192 360 30.3 11.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

600 157 175 268 96 172 34.1 12.5

Never married

2,328 720 667 940 337 604 27.5 10.5

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

1,093 343 318 433 169 264 25.7 10.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

757 205 211 341 111 229 30.1 12.4

Never married

1,715 569 517 629 253 376 23.1 9.4

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: February 8, 2017