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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 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

8,556 2,051 2,269 4,236 1,042 3,195 29.2 14.3

16 to 19 years

697 263 284 150 57 93 13.4 7.1

20 to 24 years

1,345 419 457 468 177 292 18.6 9.9

25 to 34 years

2,133 555 528 1,051 269 781 28.6 14.2

35 to 44 years

1,515 296 392 827 203 624 32.1 18.9

45 to 54 years

1,338 265 259 814 162 652 35.1 23.4

55 to 64 years

1,032 163 249 620 107 513 37.1 28.1

65 years and over

496 91 101 305 65 240 41.0 27.0

Men, 16 years and over

4,404 1,017 1,120 2,267 602 1,665 29.5 15.7

16 to 19 years

370 144 152 74 26 48 12.7 6.4

20 to 24 years

673 189 247 237 101 137 18.2 10.4

25 to 34 years

1,113 304 236 574 142 432 29.1 15.7

35 to 44 years

792 140 199 453 132 321 31.8 19.5

45 to 54 years

676 119 111 447 106 341 35.7 27.7

55 to 64 years

529 88 112 329 67 262 39.4 28.0

65 years and over

250 34 63 153 29 124 40.7 29.6

Women, 16 years and over

4,152 1,033 1,150 1,970 440 1,530 28.9 13.3

16 to 19 years

327 119 132 76 31 45 14.2 7.8

20 to 24 years

672 230 210 231 76 155 19.0 9.4

25 to 34 years

1,020 251 292 477 128 349 28.1 13.4

35 to 44 years

722 155 193 374 72 302 32.4 17.4

45 to 54 years

662 146 149 367 57 310 34.5 20.3

55 to 64 years

503 75 137 292 40 252 34.6 28.3

65 years and over

246 57 37 152 36 116 41.4 25.9

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

5,728 1,427 1,469 2,832 685 2,147 29.5 14.2

Men

2,952 710 741 1,501 402 1,099 29.1 15.2

Women

2,776 718 728 1,330 283 1,048 29.9 13.5

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,889 412 502 975 230 745 29.5 16.0

Men

906 181 216 509 133 376 31.9 18.6

Women

983 231 286 466 97 369 27.3 13.5

Asian, 16 years and over

492 86 146 259 58 200 32.6 17.6

Men

272 45 74 153 31 122 34.3 22.1

Women

219 41 73 106 27 78 30.5 14.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,814 457 513 844 229 615 26.6 13.1

Men

984 284 256 443 138 305 24.6 12.7

Women

831 173 257 401 91 310 28.8 13.8

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

1,368 264 282 822 209 612 36.3 21.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

605 133 148 324 86 238 29.9 17.6

Never married

2,431 620 690 1,121 306 815 25.5 13.0

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

1,186 279 320 587 140 447 31.6 14.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

844 180 194 470 84 387 34.7 21.5

Never married

2,122 575 635 912 216 696 25.0 11.6

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 03, 2021