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Table 3. Unemployment in families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2014-2015 annual averages

Table 3. Unemployment in families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2014-2015 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Number Percent distribution
2014 2015 2014 2015

MARRIED-COUPLE FAMILIES

With at least one family member unemployed, total

3,765 3,292 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

3,028 2,653 80.4 80.6

No family member employed

737 639 19.6 19.4

Unemployment of family members

Husband unemployed(1)

1,398 1,194 37.1 36.3

Wife employed

872 739 23.2 22.5

Wife unemployed, husband employed or not in labor force

1,121 947 29.8 28.8

Husband employed

943 786 25.1 23.9

Other family member(s) unemployed

1,246 1,151 33.1 35.0

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY WOMEN(2)

With at least one family member unemployed, total

1,933 1,666 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

936 804 48.4 48.2

No family member employed

997 862 51.6 51.8

Unemployment of family members

Householder unemployed

892 770 46.2 46.2

Other member(s) employed

216 181 11.2 10.8

Other family member(s) unemployed

1,040 896 53.8 53.8

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY MEN(2)

With at least one family member unemployed, total

789 657 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

455 375 57.7 57.0

No family member employed

333 282 42.3 43.0

Unemployment of family members

Householder unemployed

446 378 56.5 57.5

Other member(s) employed

200 158 25.4 24.1

Other family member(s) unemployed

343 280 43.5 42.5

Footnotes
(1) Total families with unemployed husbands, including those with unemployed wives.
(2) No spouse present.

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 22, 2016
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