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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-29. 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
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019

Total, 16 years and over

3,417 3,033 4.0 3.5 2,612 2,471 3.4 3.2

Married, spouse present(1)

1,033 819 2.2 1.8 807 732 2.2 1.9

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

480 384 4.4 3.6 513 503 3.5 3.4

Never married

1,904 1,830 6.7 6.3 1,292 1,236 5.3 4.9

White, 16 years and over

2,424 2,215 3.6 3.3 1,748 1,624 3.0 2.8

Married, spouse present(1)

798 667 2.1 1.8 608 568 2.0 1.9

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

402 278 4.5 3.3 409 326 3.7 2.9

Never married

1,224 1,271 5.9 5.9 731 730 4.4 4.3

Black or African American, 16 years and over

646 589 6.7 6.0 611 574 5.7 5.2

Married, spouse present(1)

111 72 2.9 1.8 116 81 3.8 2.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

57 74 4.8 5.6 71 121 3.0 5.3

Never married

478 444 10.4 9.7 425 372 8.0 6.9

Asian, 16 years and over

189 123 3.6 2.2 133 132 2.7 2.7

Married, spouse present(1)

90 64 2.7 1.8 58 50 1.9 1.7

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

4 13 0.9 2.8 3 18 0.4 2.5

Never married

95 45 6.5 3.0 72 64 5.8 5.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

711 599 4.4 3.6 543 619 4.3 4.8

Married, spouse present(1)

245 209 3.0 2.5 182 190 3.4 3.5

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

100 39 5.6 2.1 110 87 4.2 3.5

Never married

366 351 5.9 5.5 251 342 5.3 6.8

Total, 25 years and over

2,488 2,159 3.3 2.8 1,916 1,828 2.9 2.7

Married, spouse present(1)

1,000 791 2.2 1.7 765 671 2.1 1.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

459 367 4.3 3.5 502 498 3.5 3.4

Never married

1,030 1,001 5.5 5.2 649 659 4.2 4.2

White, 25 years and over

1,791 1,568 3.0 2.6 1,281 1,199 2.5 2.3

Married, spouse present(1)

776 641 2.1 1.7 571 514 1.9 1.7

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

382 267 4.4 3.2 397 321 3.6 2.9

Never married

633 661 4.7 4.6 313 363 3.2 3.5

Black or African American, 25 years and over

448 403 5.4 4.8 452 419 4.9 4.4

Married, spouse present(1)

111 71 2.9 1.8 110 74 3.7 2.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

57 74 4.8 5.7 71 121 3.1 5.4

Never married

280 258 8.6 8.0 271 224 6.8 5.6

Asian, 25 years and over

149 110 3.0 2.2 85 101 1.9 2.2

Married, spouse present(1)

79 64 2.4 1.8 58 50 1.9 1.7

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

4 8 0.9 1.6 3 18 0.4 2.5

Never married

66 39 5.9 3.4 24 33 2.9 4.1

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 25 years and over

481 427 3.5 3.0 388 440 3.7 4.1

Married, spouse present(1)

235 202 2.9 2.5 168 166 3.3 3.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

100 38 5.8 2.1 109 87 4.3 3.6

Never married

145 186 3.7 4.6 111 188 4.0 6.2

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 10, 2020