Black workers are twice as likely to be unemployed as white workers at almost every education level: Unemployment rates by race and education, 2019

Black White, non-Hispanic
All 6.4% 3.1%
Less than high school 15.4% 8.4%
High school 8.2% 3.8%
Some college 5.6% 3.0%
College 3.5% 2.2%
Advanced 2.1% 1.9%

Notes: Estimates are based on a 12-month average (July 2018–June 2019). “Black” includes blacks of Hispanic ethnicity. Whites are non-Hispanic.

Source: Authors’ analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau

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