HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
24. 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
2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017

Total, 16 years and over

4,187 3,743 4.9 4.4 3,564 3,239 4.8 4.3

Married, spouse present(1)

1,259 1,113 2.7 2.4 1,093 994 3.0 2.7

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

600 492 5.6 4.6 757 693 5.1 4.8

Never married

2,328 2,138 8.5 7.7 1,715 1,552 7.4 6.5

White, 16 years and over

2,952 2,592 4.4 3.8 2,393 2,173 4.2 3.8

Married, spouse present(1)

961 832 2.5 2.2 834 768 2.8 2.6

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

455 375 5.4 4.4 541 515 4.8 4.7

Never married

1,536 1,385 7.5 6.7 1,018 890 6.4 5.5

Black or African American, 16 years and over

845 766 9.1 8.1 810 735 7.8 6.9

Married, spouse present(1)

171 142 4.7 3.8 125 116 4.4 3.9

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

104 91 7.4 6.6 153 132 6.5 5.8

Never married

570 533 13.4 12.3 532 487 10.4 9.2

Asian, 16 years and over

176 177 3.5 3.4 172 156 3.9 3.4

Married, spouse present(1)

64 83 2.0 2.5 91 78 3.4 2.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

17 11 4.3 2.8 28 19 4.4 3.1

Never married

95 83 6.4 5.5 53 58 4.5 4.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

833 730 5.4 4.7 715 671 6.3 5.7

Married, spouse present(1)

270 232 3.4 2.9 238 215 4.9 4.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

99 77 5.5 4.3 144 139 6.1 6.1

Never married

465 421 8.2 7.3 333 317 8.0 7.3

Total, 25 years and over

2,934 2,620 4.0 3.5 2,607 2,408 4.1 3.7

Married, spouse present(1)

1,228 1,085 2.7 2.4 1,041 957 2.9 2.7

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

576 472 5.5 4.5 725 665 5.0 4.7

Never married

1,129 1,063 6.5 6.0 841 786 5.9 5.3

White, 25 years and over

2,110 1,838 3.6 3.1 1,753 1,630 3.5 3.3

Married, spouse present(1)

937 811 2.5 2.1 790 739 2.7 2.5

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

436 359 5.2 4.3 519 494 4.7 4.6

Never married

738 668 5.7 5.2 444 397 4.9 4.2

Black or African American, 25 years and over

551 518 7.0 6.4 581 544 6.6 6.0

Married, spouse present(1)

166 138 4.6 3.7 120 112 4.3 3.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

101 88 7.4 6.5 149 128 6.5 5.7

Never married

285 292 9.8 9.8 312 305 8.5 7.9

Asian, 25 years and over

137 133 3.0 2.8 143 124 3.5 3.0

Married, spouse present(1)

64 83 2.0 2.5 90 76 3.4 2.8

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

16 9 4.3 2.4 27 19 4.4 3.1

Never married

56 41 5.4 3.9 26 29 3.3 3.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 25 years and over

549 495 4.2 3.8 500 469 5.4 4.9

Married, spouse present(1)

260 224 3.4 2.9 218 205 4.6 4.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

95 73 5.5 4.2 132 130 5.8 5.9

Never married

193 197 5.6 5.5 150 134 6.4 5.3

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 19, 2018