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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-29. Unemployed persons by marital status, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, age, and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Marital status, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and age Men Women
Unemployed Unemployment rates Unemployed Unemployment rates
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

Total, 16 years and over

3,728 3,274 4.3 3.8 3,713 3,456 4.9 4.5

Married, spouse present(1)

1,043 877 2.2 1.9 1,234 1,134 3.4 3.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

454 424 4.3 3.9 711 638 5.0 4.4

Never married

2,231 1,973 7.7 6.6 1,768 1,685 7.1 6.5

White, 16 years and over

2,478 2,201 3.6 3.2 2,540 2,394 4.4 4.1

Married, spouse present(1)

778 674 2.0 1.8 971 946 3.3 3.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

325 305 3.9 3.5 519 480 4.8 4.4

Never married

1,375 1,221 6.4 5.5 1,050 969 6.1 5.5

Black or African American, 16 years and over

806 689 8.3 7.0 783 764 7.4 7.0

Married, spouse present(1)

107 116 2.9 3.1 144 105 4.8 3.5

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

93 84 6.6 6.1 131 114 5.7 4.8

Never married

606 488 13.2 10.4 508 546 9.6 10.0

Asian, 16 years and over

221 190 4.2 3.5 177 148 3.8 3.1

Married, spouse present(1)

102 52 3.1 1.5 69 63 2.6 2.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

24 12 5.7 2.8 28 14 4.4 2.4

Never married

96 126 6.3 8.0 80 71 6.0 5.1

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

716 594 4.5 3.6 757 728 6.4 5.9

Married, spouse present(1)

193 146 2.4 1.8 230 227 4.6 4.5

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

79 64 4.3 3.2 149 127 6.3 5.1

Never married

444 384 7.3 6.1 377 374 8.3 7.8

Total, 25 years and over

2,518 2,129 3.4 2.8 2,706 2,482 4.2 3.8

Married, spouse present(1)

1,027 855 2.2 1.9 1,188 1,088 3.3 3.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

420 408 4.1 3.8 678 586 4.8 4.2

Never married

1,071 865 5.9 4.6 841 808 5.6 5.2

White, 25 years and over

1,716 1,480 2.9 2.5 1,909 1,780 3.9 3.6

Married, spouse present(1)

773 657 2.0 1.7 942 904 3.2 3.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

302 300 3.7 3.5 503 448 4.7 4.2

Never married

642 524 4.9 3.9 465 428 4.8 4.2

Black or African American, 25 years and over

522 403 6.4 4.8 547 522 6.1 5.7

Married, spouse present(1)

97 115 2.7 3.1 128 101 4.4 3.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

87 74 6.3 5.5 121 104 5.3 4.5

Never married

338 214 10.9 6.5 298 318 8.0 8.2

Asian, 25 years and over

165 151 3.5 3.0 130 103 3.2 2.4

Married, spouse present(1)

102 52 3.1 1.5 68 63 2.6 2.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

21 12 5.0 2.9 28 8 4.5 1.4

Never married

43 87 4.2 7.7 33 32 4.0 3.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 25 years and over

492 305 3.7 2.2 493 474 5.1 4.7

Married, spouse present(1)

193 139 2.5 1.8 218 208 4.6 4.3

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

76 64 4.3 3.3 135 119 5.9 5.0

Never married

223 102 6.0 2.7 140 146 5.4 5.2

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: August 03, 2021