Unemployment rate, Michigan compared with U.S., by race, 4th quarter 2012

Michigan United States
All 9.0% 7.8%
White 7.5% 6.3%
Black 18.7% 14.0%

Note: Races and ethnicities are presented in mutually exclusive categories, i.e., white refers to non-Hispanic whites and black refers to non-Hispanic blacks.

Source: Authors' analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Local Area Unemployment Statistics and basic monthly Current Population Survey microdata

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