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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 August 2020
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

13,742 2,283 3,442 8,018 6,381 1,637 19.7 16.2

16 to 19 years

949 274 337 337 282 55 13.7 10.0

20 to 24 years

1,997 353 552 1,091 841 251 18.9 15.6

25 to 34 years

3,557 679 849 2,028 1,555 473 19.1 16.0

35 to 44 years

2,217 387 497 1,333 1,091 242 20.0 16.3

45 to 54 years

2,055 278 525 1,252 1,052 200 20.6 16.5

55 to 64 years

2,068 204 503 1,361 1,041 321 22.4 17.4

65 years and over

900 107 178 614 519 96 20.8 17.5

Men, 16 years and over

6,889 1,191 1,698 4,000 3,099 901 19.7 16.2

16 to 19 years

513 149 178 186 159 28 13.3 10.3

20 to 24 years

1,008 196 237 575 422 153 18.9 16.2

25 to 34 years

1,853 331 482 1,039 780 259 18.9 15.8

35 to 44 years

1,126 196 266 664 528 136 18.9 16.2

45 to 54 years

947 138 218 591 462 129 23.9 16.9

55 to 64 years

995 121 220 655 503 151 22.1 17.4

65 years and over

446 60 97 289 244 45 20.4 17.2

Women, 16 years and over

6,853 1,092 1,744 4,018 3,282 736 19.6 16.2

16 to 19 years

435 125 159 151 123 28 14.2 9.7

20 to 24 years

988 157 315 516 418 98 18.8 15.0

25 to 34 years

1,704 348 367 989 776 213 19.3 16.1

35 to 44 years

1,092 191 232 668 563 105 21.2 16.4

45 to 54 years

1,108 140 307 661 590 72 17.7 16.2

55 to 64 years

1,073 83 283 707 537 169 22.6 17.4

65 years and over

453 47 81 325 274 51 21.3 17.8

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

9,286 1,600 2,421 5,266 4,278 987 18.9 15.9

Men

4,709 849 1,247 2,613 2,063 550 19.2 15.7

Women

4,577 751 1,173 2,653 2,216 437 18.5 16.0

Black or African American, 16 years and over

2,648 491 552 1,605 1,193 413 20.9 16.6

Men

1,284 221 221 841 599 243 21.9 17.4

Women

1,364 269 331 764 594 170 20.0 15.7

Asian, 16 years and over

1,136 120 289 727 604 123 21.8 16.9

Men

559 84 147 328 269 59 19.5 16.3

Women

577 36 142 399 335 64 24.1 17.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

3,042 548 832 1,662 1,296 366 18.3 15.5

Men

1,645 288 506 850 655 195 18.0 14.9

Women

1,398 260 326 812 641 171 18.7 16.2

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

2,251 340 607 1,304 1,038 266 19.7 16.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

956 121 252 583 453 130 22.5 16.7

Never married

3,682 731 838 2,113 1,608 505 19.0 16.1

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

2,586 363 631 1,591 1,315 276 20.2 16.6

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

1,279 197 323 760 632 128 19.4 16.2

Never married

2,989 532 789 1,667 1,335 332 19.2 15.7

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: September 23, 2020