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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 July 2018
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

6,730 2,248 2,185 2,297 818 1,480 22.0 8.8

16 to 19 years

967 460 328 179 83 96 11.4 4.9

20 to 24 years

1,151 397 409 345 128 218 19.3 8.4

25 to 34 years

1,328 449 414 465 190 275 19.2 9.4

35 to 44 years

1,048 300 353 395 140 254 23.9 9.3

45 to 54 years

1,014 276 307 431 151 280 24.5 10.3

55 to 64 years

840 248 257 335 90 245 33.8 10.0

65 years and over

382 117 117 148 37 111 28.6 9.7

Men, 16 years and over

3,274 1,040 985 1,248 472 776 23.7 9.6

16 to 19 years

540 253 181 106 53 53 12.3 5.1

20 to 24 years

605 180 216 210 73 137 23.7 9.5

25 to 34 years

651 230 194 227 104 123 18.8 9.1

35 to 44 years

428 109 118 201 70 131 27.2 12.1

45 to 54 years

471 119 106 245 98 147 26.9 15.9

55 to 64 years

355 107 88 160 46 114 36.5 12.5

65 years and over

224 42 83 99 28 72 31.9 12.6

Women, 16 years and over

3,456 1,207 1,199 1,049 346 703 20.4 8.1

16 to 19 years

428 207 148 73 30 44 10.3 4.8

20 to 24 years

546 217 194 135 54 81 14.5 7.3

25 to 34 years

677 219 220 237 86 152 19.6 9.8

35 to 44 years

619 191 234 194 71 123 21.6 8.4

45 to 54 years

543 157 201 185 52 133 22.4 9.1

55 to 64 years

485 141 168 176 44 131 31.8 9.1

65 years and over

158 75 34 49 9 40 23.8 6.0

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

4,595 1,538 1,528 1,529 570 959 21.2 8.7

Men

2,201 696 677 827 344 483 22.6 9.6

Women

2,394 842 851 702 226 475 20.0 7.9

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,453 516 413 523 164 359 23.7 8.9

Men

689 231 200 258 77 181 26.6 9.3

Women

764 286 214 265 87 178 21.1 8.5

Asian, 16 years and over

338 86 128 124 36 88 25.2 9.5

Men

190 47 60 84 18 66 26.0 11.2

Women

148 39 68 41 18 23 24.2 8.5

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,322 551 400 371 144 226 19.3 7.0

Men

594 281 155 159 82 77 16.1 5.5

Women

728 271 245 212 62 150 21.8 7.9

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

877 281 259 338 124 215 22.7 9.6

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

424 116 127 181 73 108 26.3 11.3

Never married

1,973 643 600 729 276 454 23.6 9.3

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

1,134 362 476 296 95 201 20.4 7.9

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

638 227 171 239 66 174 25.5 9.0

Never married

1,685 618 552 514 186 329 18.4 8.0

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: August 03, 2021