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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-36. Unemployed persons by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, marital status, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and marital status March 2021
Unemployed Weeks of unemployment
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

9,905 1,876 2,142 5,886 1,610 4,276 30.6 21.6

16 to 19 years

697 252 206 239 133 106 15.6 9.2

20 to 24 years

1,517 409 439 669 243 426 23.9 12.5

25 to 34 years

2,554 465 523 1,567 368 1,199 32.3 22.8

35 to 44 years

1,835 295 378 1,162 287 875 31.6 25.5

45 to 54 years

1,517 231 301 985 279 706 31.6 24.9

55 to 64 years

1,258 156 198 904 213 691 38.3 32.7

65 years and over

527 68 99 360 87 274 36.6 29.6

Men, 16 years and over

5,540 1,004 1,226 3,310 935 2,375 30.1 21.6

16 to 19 years

420 124 132 164 94 70 15.8 11.3

20 to 24 years

876 233 250 394 160 234 24.5 13.0

25 to 34 years

1,411 233 279 900 211 689 32.7 25.9

35 to 44 years

1,027 166 218 643 180 464 30.3 24.5

45 to 54 years

831 138 167 526 136 390 31.0 24.0

55 to 64 years

683 83 107 493 104 389 37.8 34.1

65 years and over

292 28 73 191 51 139 34.5 26.8

Women, 16 years and over

4,365 872 917 2,576 675 1,902 31.1 21.7

16 to 19 years

277 128 73 76 40 36 15.4 6.6

20 to 24 years

641 176 189 275 83 192 23.0 11.7

25 to 34 years

1,143 232 244 667 157 510 31.8 20.9

35 to 44 years

807 129 160 518 108 411 33.2 27.7

45 to 54 years

686 93 134 459 143 316 32.3 25.8

55 to 64 years

575 74 90 411 109 302 38.9 30.6

65 years and over

236 40 26 170 35 134 39.2 37.3

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

6,787 1,316 1,491 3,980 1,177 2,804 30.7 20.5

Men

3,887 743 890 2,255 684 1,570 29.6 20.0

Women

2,899 573 600 1,726 492 1,233 32.1 21.2

Black or African American, 16 years and over

2,002 401 391 1,209 270 939 30.1 24.6

Men

1,040 174 203 664 172 492 31.4 26.0

Women

961 227 189 545 99 447 28.6 23.1

Asian, 16 years and over

616 81 95 440 117 323 33.7 33.8

Men

333 43 34 256 52 204 36.2 46.6

Women

283 38 61 184 66 119 30.8 23.1

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

2,384 449 539 1,397 358 1,039 29.9 21.2

Men

1,431 278 323 830 228 602 28.4 20.5

Women

954 171 216 567 129 438 32.1 22.5

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

1,658 221 344 1,093 308 784 31.0 25.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

739 137 153 449 84 365 32.6 27.4

Never married

3,143 646 729 1,769 543 1,226 29.1 19.0

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

1,366 239 259 869 219 650 34.4 25.0

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

885 148 167 570 161 409 32.6 25.2

Never married

2,114 485 491 1,137 295 842 28.4 17.9

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: April 02, 2021