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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 December 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

5,964 1,884 1,453 2,626 722 1,905 27.6 10.8

16 to 19 years

535 254 143 137 74 63 15.5 5.2

20 to 24 years

947 345 227 375 156 219 21.2 9.9

25 to 34 years

1,477 469 347 661 222 439 25.7 10.5

35 to 44 years

1,106 348 260 497 111 386 27.3 10.4

45 to 54 years

859 219 231 408 55 353 33.8 13.1

55 to 64 years

751 174 165 413 81 331 37.5 22.0

65 years and over

289 75 79 136 22 114 37.1 12.6

Men, 16 years and over

3,314 1,089 821 1,404 363 1,041 26.8 10.1

16 to 19 years

292 151 86 55 33 21 10.3 4.4

20 to 24 years

551 207 138 206 60 146 24.2 8.9

25 to 34 years

851 258 187 406 149 257 25.5 12.8

35 to 44 years

625 210 144 270 46 224 27.7 8.9

45 to 54 years

437 121 131 185 25 160 27.9 10.1

55 to 64 years

382 95 82 206 32 173 38.8 25.3

65 years and over

176 48 53 75 17 59 36.2 10.1

Women, 16 years and over

2,649 794 632 1,223 359 864 28.6 11.9

16 to 19 years

243 103 57 83 41 42 21.7 7.1

20 to 24 years

395 138 89 168 96 73 17.0 10.8

25 to 34 years

626 212 160 254 73 181 26.0 9.3

35 to 44 years

481 139 116 227 65 161 26.7 12.6

45 to 54 years

422 98 101 223 30 193 39.8 18.2

55 to 64 years

369 78 83 207 49 158 36.1 19.7

65 years and over

113 26 26 61 5 55 38.6 24.8

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

3,891 1,318 998 1,575 451 1,125 24.8 9.6

Men

2,225 786 550 889 243 646 24.6 9.2

Women

1,666 532 448 686 208 478 25.1 9.9

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,319 322 306 691 170 520 32.9 17.0

Men

665 176 171 318 69 249 32.8 12.8

Women

654 146 135 373 101 271 33.1 20.1

Asian, 16 years and over

383 114 68 201 53 147 32.6 16.6

Men

214 54 43 116 23 93 35.9 19.2

Women

168 59 25 84 30 54 28.5 14.5

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,357 444 352 560 160 400 25.1 9.8

Men

728 264 181 282 81 201 23.0 8.6

Women

629 180 171 278 79 199 27.5 10.4

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

880 293 228 358 75 283 24.9 9.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

434 120 117 197 52 145 30.5 11.1

Never married

2,000 676 476 849 236 613 26.8 10.2

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

806 241 205 360 113 247 23.8 11.9

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

494 133 100 261 41 220 37.2 18.5

Never married

1,350 421 328 601 205 396 28.2 10.5

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: January 07, 2022