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Unemployment by Race/Ethnicity

Those identifying as Black/African-American and Hispanic/Latinx have the highest rates of unemployment

The unemployment rate is the percentage of people in the workforce who are not employed, and are actively seeking employment.

  • Unemployment rates vary by race and ethnicity.
  • Blacks/African-Americans have a rate of unemployment that is three times that of Lincoln as a whole.