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Table 1. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and employment status in January 2012

Table 1. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and
employment status in January 2012

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                         
                                                                                                         
                                                         Percent distribution by employment status       
   Age, sex, race, and Hispanic                                                                          
        or Latino ethnicity              Total                                                           
                                                      Total        Employed     Unemployed    Not in the 
                                                                                             labor force 
                                                                                                         
                                                                                                         
               TOTAL                                                                                     
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......      6,121        100.0          56.0          26.7          17.4    
20 to 24 years.....................        128        100.0          61.7          22.4          15.9    
25 to 54 years.....................      4,268        100.0          61.5          26.2          12.3    
55 to 64 years.....................      1,338        100.0          47.4          28.1          24.5    
65 years and over..................        386        100.0          23.5          27.5          49.0    
                                                                                                         
                Men                                                                                      
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......      3,440        100.0          60.9          23.4          15.7    
20 to 24 years.....................         78        100.0          70.6          15.0          14.4    
25 to 54 years.....................      2,438        100.0          66.7          22.7          10.6    
55 to 64 years.....................        727        100.0          50.8          25.6          23.7    
65 years and over..................        197        100.0          23.5          27.3          49.2    
                                                                                                         
               Women                                                                                     
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......      2,681        100.0          49.7          30.8          19.5    
20 to 24 years.....................         50        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
25 to 54 years.....................      1,831        100.0          54.6          30.9          14.5    
55 to 64 years.....................        611        100.0          43.3          31.1          25.6    
65 years and over..................        189        100.0          23.5          27.7          48.8    
                                                                                                         
               White                                                                                     
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......      5,027        100.0          57.4          26.1          16.5    
Men................................      2,920        100.0          61.9          23.1          14.9    
Women..............................      2,107        100.0          51.2          30.2          18.7    
                                                                                                         
     Black or African American                                                                           
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......        662        100.0          46.1          31.2          22.7    
Men................................        284        100.0          52.7          24.8          22.4    
Women..............................        378        100.0          41.2          35.9          22.9    
                                                                                                         
               Asian                                                                                     
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......        230        100.0          60.3          26.7          13.1    
Men................................        121        100.0          61.5          27.6          10.9    
Women..............................        109        100.0          58.9          25.6          15.5    
                                                                                                         
   Hispanic or Latino ethnicity                                                                          
                                                                                                         
    Total, 20 years and over.......        901        100.0          54.9          27.7          17.4    
Men................................        594        100.0          60.3          25.7          14.0    
Women..............................        307        100.0          44.3          31.6          24.1    

   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between
January 2009 and December 2011 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the
abolishment of their positions or shifts.
   2 Data not shown where base is less than 75,000.
   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.



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Last Modified Date: August 24, 2012
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