Unemployment By Race, Gender, Class


At his Atlantic Correspondents blog, Richard Florida breaks down Friday's unemployment numbers by race, gender, and class. Construction and extraction workers (19.7 percent), black men (16.8 percent), production workers (15.6 percent), and those without a high school diploma (15.5 percent) have it worst, Florida finds.

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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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