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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021

Total, 16 years and over

6,644 4,676 7.8 5.5 6,304 3,948 8.3 5.2

Married, spouse present(1)

2,271 1,433 4.9 3.2 2,347 1,234 6.3 3.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

847 607 8.4 6.0 1,143 780 8.4 5.7

Never married

3,526 2,635 12.3 8.8 2,813 1,934 11.4 7.5

White, 16 years and over

4,725 3,222 7.0 4.8 4,365 2,632 7.6 4.6

Married, spouse present(1)

1,723 1,062 4.6 2.9 1,774 927 5.9 3.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

631 443 7.8 5.5 826 555 8.0 5.4

Never married

2,371 1,717 11.2 7.8 1,765 1,150 10.4 6.6

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,150 900 12.1 9.2 1,155 857 10.9 8.0

Married, spouse present(1)

259 180 6.9 5.0 231 127 7.4 4.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

137 108 10.8 7.9 203 156 9.0 7.0

Never married

754 611 16.7 12.7 721 574 13.7 10.4

Asian, 16 years and over

427 275 7.8 4.9 467 254 9.6 5.1

Married, spouse present(1)

215 136 6.1 3.9 260 131 8.8 4.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

40 22 9.8 6.1 50 36 9.1 6.1

Never married

172 117 11.1 6.9 158 87 11.6 6.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,598 1,090 9.7 6.5 1,421 904 11.4 7.2

Married, spouse present(1)

568 353 6.9 4.3 493 296 9.2 5.6

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

173 126 9.1 6.4 260 161 11.4 7.0

Never married

856 611 13.6 9.1 668 448 13.6 8.9

Total, 25 years and over

5,102 3,564 6.8 4.8 4,830 3,047 7.4 4.6

Married, spouse present(1)

2,228 1,400 4.9 3.1 2,274 1,193 6.2 3.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

823 589 8.3 5.9 1,107 765 8.3 5.7

Never married

2,051 1,574 10.7 7.8 1,449 1,090 9.2 6.6

White, 25 years and over

3,665 2,461 6.2 4.2 3,363 2,049 6.8 4.1

Married, spouse present(1)

1,692 1,035 4.5 2.8 1,719 895 5.8 3.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

615 429 7.8 5.4 800 544 7.9 5.3

Never married

1,358 997 9.8 6.9 845 609 8.3 5.7

Black or African American, 25 years and over

860 702 10.4 8.3 867 646 9.4 7.0

Married, spouse present(1)

252 176 6.8 5.0 224 120 7.3 4.1

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

135 107 10.7 7.9 196 153 8.8 6.9

Never married

473 419 14.5 11.8 447 374 11.4 9.0

Asian, 25 years and over

353 229 7.0 4.5 392 212 8.9 4.7

Married, spouse present(1)

213 136 6.1 3.9 255 130 8.7 4.4

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

37 22 9.5 6.0 49 36 9.2 6.2

Never married

103 71 9.0 5.6 88 46 9.5 4.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 25 years and over

1,199 795 8.6 5.6 1,029 663 10.0 6.4

Married, spouse present(1)

557 343 6.9 4.3 471 286 9.1 5.6

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

165 121 9.0 6.3 246 155 11.1 6.9

Never married

477 331 11.9 7.7 312 222 10.9 7.4

Footnotes
(1) Beginning with data for January 2020, refers to persons in both opposite-sex and same-sex married couples. Prior to January 2020, referred 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 20, 2022