The old saying “Last Hired and First Fired” that has been imbedded in Black American culture is ringing true – at least the later part. Recent data paints a worrying picture for African Americans, as unemployment figures have increased notably. Since April, 267,000 more African Americans are unemployed, contributing to
Click Chart Below to Zoom Here at BlackDemographics.com we have recently and frequently been asked about statistics regarding single Black men and women and availability. There seems to be disagreements on social media about the availability, education, and education of single Black men compared to women. So we decided to
Black Unemployment Rate March 2023: 5.0%down from Febuary (5.7%). U.S. unemployment rate: 3.5% Historic Low for Black Unemployment Rate in March 2023: Closing the Gap and Increasing Labor Force Participation” In March 2023, the Black unemployment rate achieved a record low of 5%. Although this rate is still 1.5% higher
In 2021, a higher percentage of African American women (33%) were enrolled in college compared to White men (25%), White women (31%), Hispanic men (19%), Hispanic women (24%), and Black men (23%). Also, by 2021, 28% of African American women aged 25 and older had a bachelor’s degree or higher.
The overall Life expectancy in the United States peaked in 2014 for all races and ethnicities, then it began dropping slightly before the pandemic. Drug overdoses and suicides attributed greatly to the US life expectancy decreases since 2014. The opioid crisis hit America especially hard and now there are growing
Our second installment of data regarding the Black single landscape looks at Generation X availability by salary and education. As we noted in our first installment regarding single Black Millennials there is a lot of debate on social media about the availability, employment, and education levels of single Black men
Contrary to popular belief 42% of Black children live with two parents (compared to 70% of all children) while 51% live with one parent (compared to 25% of all children). The reason why this is not well known may have to do with a commonly repeated statistic regarding out-of-wedlock births
The U.S Census Bureau released a report that studied the history of marriage in the United States in 2012. They discovered some startling statistics when calculating marriage by race. The report found that historically African Americans age 35 and older were more likely to be married than White Americans. This was true