Unemployment Breakdown

ByALICE GOMSTYN <br/> ABC NEWS Business Unit
February 6, 2009, 10:06 AM

Feb. 6, 2009&#151; -- The United States has now lost jobs for the 13th straight month, with the government reporting today that employers shed 598,000 jobs in January, marking the largest monthly job loss since 1974. The national unemployment rate jumped to 7.6 percent, its highest level since 1992.

The pain, while widespread, has not affected all demographic groups equally. Below is a breakdown of jobless rates in different segments of the U.S. population, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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