Table 3. Distribution of employed wage and salary workers by tenure with current employer, age, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, January 2016

Table 3. Distribution of employed wage and salary workers by tenure with current employer, age, sex, race, and  
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, January 2016                                                                      
                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                
                                                   Percent distribution by tenure with current employer         
  Age, sex, race, and         Number                                                                            
   Hispanic or Latino        employed                                                                           
        ethnicity         (in thousands)            12    13 to           3 to 4  5 to 9  10 to   15 to     20  
                                          Total   months    23   2 years  years   years     14      19    years 
                                                 or less  months                          years   years  or more
                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                
          TOTAL                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                
      16 years and over..    134,167      100.0    22.6     7.0     5.5    17.1    19.0    11.5     7.1    10.3 
16 to 19 years...........      4,432      100.0    73.7    11.7     7.5     7.0      .1     -       -       -   
20 years and over........    129,735      100.0    20.9     6.9     5.4    17.4    19.6    11.9     7.3    10.6 
  20 to 24 years.........     13,396      100.0    50.8    14.2    10.8    19.1     5.0      .1     -       -   
  25 to 34 years.........     31,304      100.0    28.9     9.4     7.8    24.9    21.7     6.7      .7     -   
  35 to 44 years.........     28,272      100.0    17.1     6.1     4.8    18.4    24.4    16.5     9.4     3.4 
  45 to 54 years.........     28,737      100.0    12.4     5.0     3.4    13.7    20.6    15.7    11.9    17.3 
  55 to 64 years.........     21,601      100.0    10.2     3.5     2.9    11.7    18.1    14.4    11.3    28.0 
  65 years and over......      6,425      100.0     9.9     2.9     2.3     9.8    19.9    15.6    11.6    28.1 
                                                                                                                
           Men                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                
      16 years and over..     69,068      100.0    22.0     7.0     5.3    17.0    19.3    11.4     7.0    11.0 
16 to 19 years...........      2,113      100.0    72.7    13.3     6.4     7.6      .1     -       -       -   
20 years and over........     66,955      100.0    20.4     6.8     5.3    17.3    19.9    11.7     7.3    11.4 
  20 to 24 years.........      6,754      100.0    49.7    14.1    11.8    18.4     5.9      .1     -       -   
  25 to 34 years.........     16,665      100.0    27.5     9.1     7.6    24.9    22.7     7.3      .9     -   
  35 to 44 years.........     14,922      100.0    17.1     5.8     4.5    18.1    24.8    16.3     9.6     3.8 
  45 to 54 years.........     14,626      100.0    11.7     5.1     3.2    13.0    19.6    15.4    12.5    19.4 
  55 to 64 years.........     10,809      100.0    10.6     3.5     2.7    11.7    17.4    13.7    10.1    30.3 
  65 years and over......      3,179      100.0     9.3     2.7     2.0     9.1    22.3    14.2    11.0    29.4 
                                                                                                                
          Women                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                
      16 years and over..     65,099      100.0    23.3     7.1     5.6    17.2    18.6    11.6     7.1     9.5 
16 to 19 years...........      2,319      100.0    74.6    10.3     8.6     6.4      .1     -       -       -   
20 years and over........     62,780      100.0    21.4     7.0     5.4    17.6    19.3    12.0     7.3     9.8 
  20 to 24 years.........      6,642      100.0    52.0    14.3     9.7    19.7     4.2      .1     -       -   
  25 to 34 years.........     14,640      100.0    30.4     9.8     7.9    24.8    20.5     6.0      .6     -   
  35 to 44 years.........     13,350      100.0    17.2     6.4     5.0    18.8    23.9    16.6     9.1     3.0 
  45 to 54 years.........     14,111      100.0    13.0     4.8     3.7    14.5    21.6    16.1    11.2    15.1 
  55 to 64 years.........     10,791      100.0     9.8     3.5     3.1    11.7    18.8    15.1    12.4    25.6 
  65 years and over......      3,246      100.0    10.5     3.0     2.7    10.4    17.5    17.0    12.1    26.8 
                                                                                                                
         White                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                
    16 years and over....    105,057      100.0    21.7     7.0     5.2    16.9    19.0    11.7     7.4    11.1 
Men......................     54,917      100.0    21.1     6.9     5.2    16.4    19.6    11.5     7.4    12.0 
Women....................     50,140      100.0    22.4     7.2     5.3    17.4    18.4    12.0     7.4    10.0 
                                                                                                                
Black or African American                                                                                       
                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                
    16 years and over....     16,509      100.0    25.8     6.7     6.5    17.8    18.3    10.3     6.4     8.2 
Men......................      7,522      100.0    26.8     6.7     6.0    18.3    17.2    10.2     6.6     8.2 
Women....................      8,987      100.0    25.0     6.8     6.8    17.4    19.3    10.4     6.2     8.2 
                                                                                                                
         Asian                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                
    16 years and over....      7,843      100.0    21.4     7.5     6.4    18.1    21.5    12.4     5.7     7.0 
Men......................      4,170      100.0    18.9     8.3     6.7    19.2    21.2    13.5     5.5     6.9 
Women....................      3,673      100.0    24.3     6.7     6.1    16.8    21.8    11.2     5.9     7.2 
                                                                                                                
   Hispanic or Latino                                                                                           
       ethnicity                                                                                                
                                                                                                                
    16 years and over....     22,637      100.0    25.1     6.4     7.8    19.2    19.6    11.0     5.3     5.6 
Men......................     12,709      100.0    24.5     6.1     7.2    19.1    20.8    11.4     5.2     5.7 
Women....................      9,928      100.0    25.9     6.9     8.6    19.4    18.1    10.5     5.3     5.3 

  - Less than 0.05 percent.
  NOTE: Detail 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. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Dash represents zero or rounds to zero. Updated
population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.



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