Women dating older men statistics
The percent of the population who are females increases much quicker for the Black population as they get older due to a higher mortality rate of Black men.
This considering that women of all races and ethnicities have a longer lifespan than men.
Of Black females ages 16 to 64 years old, 25% had no earnings in 2013 which was higher than the 26% with no earnings of ‘all females’ in the same age group.
Also a larger percentage of Black females 16 to 64 were unemployed than for ‘all females’ (9.6% compared to 5.8%) and were living below the poverty level (29%) than ‘all females’ (17%).
Service occupations include healthcare support, protective service, food preparation and serving, etc. Census Bureau as having a female head and no spouse present.
More about Employment…Black women are the head of 29% of all Black households which is more than twice the rate for ‘all women’ at 13 percent. Only 33% of Black women who gave birth were married which is almost the opposite for ‘all women’ at 64%.
Compared to all females in America Black females are on average younger at 35 years old compared to the age of ‘all females’ at 39 years old.
“I wasn’t trying to go back in time,” Gabrielle added at the end of our conversation.
Women not in the labor force include those who may be full time students, disabled, and others who are not looking or gave up looking for employment for other reasons.
The 36% of African American women who worked full time all year in 2013 had median earnings of ,780 in 2013 compared to ,097 for ‘all women’ (above table).
More about Population…In 2013 about 57% of Black women 25 and older attended college although only 31% have completed at least an associates degree compared to 60% of ‘all women’ who attended college of which 39% completed a degree (see chart on right).
Black women have been more successful than Black men in closing the gap when it comes to college degrees.