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Table 1. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations by selected characteristics, 2012-2013 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations by selected characteristics, 2012-2013 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2012 2013
Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force
Total Participa-
tion rate
Employed Unemployed Total Participa-
tion rate
Employed Unemployed
Number Unem-
ployment
rate
Number Unem-
ployment
rate

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over

243,284 154,975 63.7 142,469 12,506 8.1 245,679 155,389 63.2 143,929 11,460 7.4

Men

117,343 82,327 70.2 75,555 6,771 8.2 118,555 82,667 69.7 76,353 6,314 7.6

Women

125,941 72,648 57.7 66,914 5,734 7.9 127,124 72,722 57.2 67,577 5,146 7.1

FOREIGN BORN

Total, 16 years and over

37,727 25,026 66.3 23,006 2,021 8.1 38,162 25,328 66.4 23,582 1,746 6.9

Men

18,365 14,424 78.5 13,342 1,082 7.5 18,543 14,615 78.8 13,677 938 6.4

Women

19,362 10,602 54.8 9,663 939 8.9 19,620 10,713 54.6 9,905 809 7.5

Age

16 to 24 years

3,724 1,905 51.2 1,632 273 14.3 3,719 1,951 52.4 1,702 249 12.7

25 to 34 years

7,674 5,840 76.1 5,373 468 8.0 7,615 5,754 75.6 5,368 386 6.7

35 to 44 years

8,710 6,997 80.3 6,518 479 6.8 8,687 6,937 79.9 6,541 395 5.7

45 to 54 years

7,509 6,071 80.9 5,622 449 7.4 7,691 6,193 80.5 5,789 404 6.5

55 to 64 years

5,021 3,332 66.4 3,051 282 8.5 5,256 3,529 67.2 3,276 254 7.2

65 years and over

5,089 880 17.3 810 70 8.0 5,195 964 18.6 905 59 6.1

Race and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity(1)

White non-Hispanic or Latino

7,595 4,564 60.1 4,242 322 7.1 7,473 4,485 60.0 4,189 297 6.6

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

3,068 2,166 70.6 1,925 241 11.1 3,175 2,280 71.8 2,041 239 10.5

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

9,146 5,919 64.7 5,582 337 5.7 9,440 6,143 65.1 5,857 286 4.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

17,507 12,087 69.0 10,988 1,099 9.1 17,658 12,115 68.6 11,210 906 7.5

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

34,002 23,121 68.0 21,374 1,747 7.6 34,443 23,378 67.9 21,880 1,498 6.4

Less than a high school diploma

9,497 5,688 59.9 5,126 562 9.9 9,520 5,688 59.7 5,229 459 8.1

High school graduates, no college(2)

8,713 5,783 66.4 5,314 469 8.1 8,763 5,786 66.0 5,375 411 7.1

Some college or associate degree

5,670 4,028 71.0 3,713 315 7.8 5,654 4,004 70.8 3,743 262 6.5

Bachelor's degree and higher(3)

10,122 7,621 75.3 7,221 401 5.3 10,507 7,899 75.2 7,533 366 4.6

NATIVE BORN

Total, 16 years and over

205,558 129,948 63.2 119,464 10,485 8.1 207,517 130,061 62.7 120,348 9,713 7.5

Men

98,979 67,903 68.6 62,213 5,690 8.4 100,013 68,052 68.0 62,675 5,376 7.9

Women

106,579 62,046 58.2 57,251 4,795 7.7 107,504 62,009 57.7 57,672 4,337 7.0

Age

16 to 24 years

35,059 19,379 55.3 16,202 3,177 16.4 35,120 19,430 55.3 16,355 3,075 15.8

25 to 34 years

33,301 27,625 83.0 25,328 2,297 8.3 33,933 27,992 82.5 25,874 2,118 7.6

35 to 44 years

30,932 25,737 83.2 24,058 1,679 6.5 30,926 25,626 82.9 24,109 1,517 5.9

45 to 54 years

36,188 28,983 80.1 27,252 1,731 6.0 35,555 28,274 79.5 26,733 1,541 5.4

55 to 64 years

33,297 21,377 64.2 20,189 1,189 5.6 33,766 21,587 63.9 20,501 1,086 5.0

65 years and over

36,780 6,847 18.6 6,435 412 6.0 38,217 7,152 18.7 6,776 376 5.3

Race and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity(1)

White non-Hispanic or Latino

152,742 97,328 63.7 90,949 6,379 6.6 153,335 96,826 63.1 91,058 5,768 6.0

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

25,137 15,089 60.0 12,925 2,164 14.3 25,508 15,186 59.5 13,135 2,051 13.5

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

3,277 2,014 61.5 1,880 134 6.7 3,538 2,207 62.4 2,065 142 6.5

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

19,252 12,304 63.9 10,890 1,414 11.5 19,860 12,656 63.7 11,305 1,351 10.7

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

170,499 110,569 64.9 103,261 7,308 6.6 172,397 110,631 64.2 103,993 6,638 6.0

Less than a high school diploma

15,384 5,640 36.7 4,797 843 14.9 14,905 5,317 35.7 4,569 748 14.1

High school graduates, no college(2)

53,099 30,988 58.4 28,404 2,584 8.3 53,186 30,573 57.5 28,244 2,329 7.6

Some college or associate degree

48,624 33,332 68.5 30,992 2,339 7.0 49,384 33,289 67.4 31,182 2,107 6.3

Bachelor's degree and higher(3)

53,392 40,609 76.1 39,067 1,542 3.8 54,923 41,452 75.5 39,998 1,454 3.5

Footnotes
(1) Data for race/ethnicity groups do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races.
(2) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(3) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: May 22, 2014
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