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Table 1. Employment and unemployment in families by race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2018-2019 annual averages

Table 1. Employment and unemployment in families by race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2018-2019 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2018 2019

EMPLOYMENT IN FAMILIES

Total families

82,502 82,633

With at least one family member employed

66,655 67,006

As a percent of total families

80.8 81.1

With at least one family member employed full time(1)

61,159 61,551

With no family member employed

15,847 15,627

As a percent of total families

19.2 18.9

White

Total families

65,042 65,082

With at least one family member employed

52,264 52,435

As a percent of total families

80.4 80.6

With at least one family member employed full time(1)

47,973 48,146

With no family member employed

12,778 12,647

As a percent of total families

19.6 19.4

Black or African American

Total families

10,008 9,966

With at least one family member employed

7,934 7,975

As a percent of total families

79.3 80.0

With at least one family member employed full time(1)

7,149 7,228

With no family member employed

2,074 1,991

As a percent of total families

20.7 20.0

Asian

Total families

4,977 5,078

With at least one family member employed

4,393 4,487

As a percent of total families

88.3 88.4

With at least one family member employed full time(1)

4,159 4,251

With no family member employed

584 590

As a percent of total families

11.7 11.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total families

13,194 13,281

With at least one family member employed

11,546 11,721

As a percent of total families

87.5 88.3

With at least one family member employed full time(1)

10,706 10,882

With no family member employed

1,649 1,559

As a percent of total families

12.5 11.7

UNEMPLOYMENT IN FAMILIES

Total families

82,502 82,633

With at least one family member unemployed

4,300 4,076

As a percent of total families

5.2 4.9

Some family member(s) employed

3,012 2,902

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

70.0 71.2

Some family member(s) employed full time(1)

2,636 2,542

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

61.3 62.4

White

Total families

65,042 65,082

With at least one family member unemployed

3,042 2,903

As a percent of total families

4.7 4.5

Some family member(s) employed

2,184 2,139

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

71.8 73.7

Some family member(s) employed full time(1)

1,917 1,871

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

63.0 64.5

Black or African American

Total families

10,008 9,966

With at least one family member unemployed

837 791

As a percent of total families

8.4 7.9

Some family member(s) employed

504 476

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

60.3 60.2

Some family member employed full time(1)

437 416

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

52.3 52.6

Asian

Total families

4,977 5,078

With at least one family member unemployed

233 206

As a percent of total families

4.7 4.1

Some family member(s) employed

197 170

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

84.5 82.4

Some family member(s) employed full time(1)

175 154

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

75.1 74.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total families

13,194 13,281

With at least one family member unemployed

918 879

As a percent of total families

7.0 6.6

Some family member(s) employed

657 650

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

71.5 73.9

Some family member(s) employed full time(1)

584 568

As a percent of families with at least one family member unemployed

63.6 64.6

Footnotes
(1) Usually work 35 hours or more per week at all jobs.

NOTE: The race or ethnicity of the family is determined by that of the householder, the family reference person in whose name the housing unit is owned or rented. 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.

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Last Modified Date: April 21, 2020