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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 2019
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

5,503 2,001 1,651 1,852 755 1,097 20.3 8.4

16 to 19 years

619 271 184 164 84 81 13.0 5.8

20 to 24 years

897 325 263 309 151 158 17.2 8.5

25 to 34 years

1,320 462 394 463 189 274 22.6 9.4

35 to 44 years

954 341 309 304 133 171 18.8 8.4

45 to 54 years

831 273 266 292 100 193 21.2 9.2

55 to 64 years

595 204 156 235 74 161 23.3 9.6

65 years and over

287 124 79 84 24 60 31.0 6.2

Men, 16 years and over

3,033 1,146 874 1,012 408 605 20.0 8.2

16 to 19 years

344 137 107 101 53 48 14.5 6.4

20 to 24 years

529 188 167 174 85 89 17.2 8.5

25 to 34 years

740 287 189 264 102 162 21.8 8.1

35 to 44 years

493 189 135 170 68 102 19.9 8.8

45 to 54 years

454 160 141 152 55 97 21.1 9.2

55 to 64 years

315 121 93 102 26 76 22.1 7.6

65 years and over

157 65 42 50 19 32 26.9 7.1

Women, 16 years and over

2,471 855 777 839 347 492 20.6 8.7

16 to 19 years

275 134 77 64 31 33 11.3 4.8

20 to 24 years

368 137 96 135 66 69 17.3 8.6

25 to 34 years

580 175 205 200 87 113 23.6 10.1

35 to 44 years

461 152 174 134 65 69 17.6 8.0

45 to 54 years

378 113 125 140 44 96 21.3 9.2

55 to 64 years

280 83 63 133 48 85 24.7 13.4

65 years and over

129 59 36 33 5 28 35.9 5.4

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

3,839 1,523 1,088 1,228 496 732 19.5 7.6

Men

2,215 894 631 691 260 431 19.3 7.4

Women

1,624 629 458 538 237 301 19.8 7.8

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,163 340 417 406 162 244 21.3 10.2

Men

589 179 182 228 99 129 22.0 9.9

Women

574 161 234 178 63 116 20.6 10.5

Asian, 16 years and over

254 79 61 114 49 66 24.7 12.4

Men

123 49 29 45 24 22 17.2 8.9

Women

132 30 33 69 25 44 31.6 17.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,218 472 386 359 142 217 19.2 7.7

Men

599 262 176 161 77 84 16.1 6.5

Women

619 210 210 198 66 132 22.3 8.7

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

819 342 213 264 115 150 19.5 7.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

384 151 123 111 39 72 19.3 7.0

Never married

1,830 654 538 637 254 383 20.4 8.7

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

732 265 225 242 108 135 21.8 8.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

503 147 192 164 65 99 18.4 9.1

Never married

1,236 443 360 433 174 259 20.8 9.0

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