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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 October 2019
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

5,510 1,755 1,651 2,104 856 1,249 23.1 9.8

16 to 19 years

668 247 246 175 95 80 14.3 8.0

20 to 24 years

913 293 313 307 138 169 20.5 9.9

25 to 34 years

1,371 427 410 534 221 313 22.7 10.1

35 to 44 years

855 278 276 301 128 173 19.5 8.5

45 to 54 years

768 260 174 333 90 243 30.5 11.3

55 to 64 years

661 159 141 362 147 215 32.5 16.9

65 years and over

274 91 90 93 37 56 23.3 8.3

Men, 16 years and over

2,906 874 895 1,137 420 718 24.5 10.2

16 to 19 years

372 122 141 109 56 53 15.7 8.4

20 to 24 years

563 186 188 190 62 128 23.2 10.1

25 to 34 years

707 173 223 311 99 213 26.8 12.2

35 to 44 years

408 121 126 161 78 83 20.9 9.6

45 to 54 years

384 132 91 161 57 104 30.0 11.4

55 to 64 years

331 95 76 161 51 109 29.9 13.6

65 years and over

141 46 50 45 17 27 23.7 8.2

Women, 16 years and over

2,603 881 756 967 436 531 21.6 9.3

16 to 19 years

296 125 105 66 39 27 12.4 7.0

20 to 24 years

349 107 126 117 76 41 16.0 9.6

25 to 34 years

664 254 187 222 122 100 18.3 8.0

35 to 44 years

447 158 150 140 50 90 18.2 7.5

45 to 54 years

384 128 84 173 33 139 31.1 11.1

55 to 64 years

330 64 64 201 96 106 35.1 18.7

65 years and over

133 45 40 48 20 29 22.8 8.3

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White, 16 years and over

3,763 1,277 1,119 1,367 599 768 21.0 9.4

Men

2,034 664 608 762 310 452 22.0 9.8

Women

1,730 612 512 606 289 316 19.8 8.9

Black or African American, 16 years and over

1,139 287 361 491 150 341 28.9 11.0

Men

552 126 193 232 49 183 31.6 10.7

Women

587 161 168 259 101 157 26.4 11.4

Asian, 16 years and over

298 101 80 118 62 56 22.9 8.9

Men

170 56 36 78 45 33 20.1 9.6

Women

128 45 44 40 17 23 26.5 8.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

1,123 430 338 355 135 220 20.1 8.1

Men

578 211 164 203 78 125 19.2 8.8

Women

544 219 174 152 57 95 21.1 7.4

MARITAL STATUS

Men, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

737 229 216 292 116 176 23.8 10.2

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

386 126 112 148 52 97 26.0 10.4

Never married

1,784 519 567 697 252 445 24.4 10.2

Women, 16 years and over

Married, spouse present(1)

785 282 218 285 123 163 22.9 8.0

Widowed, divorced, or separated(2)

527 164 173 189 56 133 20.9 9.0

Never married

1,291 434 365 492 257 235 21.0 10.4

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: November 01, 2019