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Table 3. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 25 years and over by educational attainment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2012-2013 annual averages

Table 3. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 25 years and over by educational attainment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2012-2013 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2012 2013
Less than
a high
school
diploma
High school
graduates,
no college(1)
Some
college or
associate
degree
Bachelor's
degree and
higher(2)
Less than
a high
school
diploma
High school
graduates,
no college(1)
Some
college or
associate
degree
Bachelor's
degree and
higher(2)

FOREIGN BORN

White non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

789 1,778 1,434 3,019 770 1,708 1,412 3,004

Civilian labor force

256 932 879 2,200 256 897 880 2,172

Participation rate

32.4 52.4 61.3 72.9 33.2 52.5 62.4 72.3

Employed

233 864 818 2,078 235 838 826 2,045

Employment-population ratio

29.6 48.6 57.0 68.8 30.6 49.1 58.5 68.1

Unemployed

23 68 61 122 20 59 54 127

Unemployment rate

8.9 7.3 6.9 5.5 8.0 6.6 6.1 5.8

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

368 812 693 813 413 809 681 889

Civilian labor force

182 591 544 680 237 585 531 740

Participation rate

49.5 72.7 78.5 83.7 57.6 72.3 77.9 83.2

Employed

153 520 488 631 205 519 474 696

Employment-population ratio

41.6 64.0 70.4 77.7 49.7 64.2 69.6 78.3

Unemployed

29 71 56 49 32 66 57 43

Unemployment rate

16.0 12.0 10.3 7.2 13.6 11.3 10.7 5.8

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

978 1,658 1,306 4,364 988 1,669 1,325 4,600

Civilian labor force

438 1,011 894 3,251 403 1,036 925 3,433

Participation rate

44.8 61.0 68.5 74.5 40.8 62.1 69.8 74.6

Employed

407 949 837 3,104 377 978 873 3,316

Employment-population ratio

41.6 57.2 64.1 71.1 38.2 58.6 65.9 72.1

Unemployed

31 62 57 147 26 58 51 118

Unemployment rate

7.1 6.2 6.4 4.5 6.4 5.6 5.6 3.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

7,319 4,360 2,147 1,798 7,299 4,486 2,152 1,859

Civilian labor force

4,789 3,175 1,642 1,386 4,765 3,198 1,601 1,429

Participation rate

65.4 72.8 76.5 77.1 65.3 71.3 74.4 76.9

Employed

4,312 2,911 1,507 1,308 4,385 2,977 1,506 1,353

Employment-population ratio

58.9 66.8 70.2 72.8 60.1 66.4 70.0 72.8

Unemployed

476 263 134 78 379 221 95 76

Unemployment rate

9.9 8.3 8.2 5.6 8.0 6.9 5.9 5.3

NATIVE BORN

White non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

9,533 40,294 36,922 44,806 9,283 39,947 37,317 45,779

Civilian labor force

3,372 22,863 24,868 33,777 3,129 22,460 24,635 34,201

Participation rate

35.4 56.7 67.4 75.4 33.7 56.2 66.0 74.7

Employed

2,946 21,234 23,363 32,596 2,781 21,032 23,305 33,116

Employment-population ratio

30.9 52.7 63.3 72.7 30.0 52.7 62.5 72.3

Unemployed

426 1,629 1,505 1,182 347 1,428 1,330 1,085

Unemployment rate

12.6 7.1 6.1 3.5 11.1 6.4 5.4 3.2

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,799 7,000 6,097 4,068 2,765 7,151 6,184 4,208

Civilian labor force

910 4,204 4,275 3,157 919 4,130 4,324 3,263

Participation rate

32.5 60.1 70.1 77.6 33.2 57.8 69.9 77.5

Employed

703 3,626 3,793 2,966 702 3,600 3,900 3,080

Employment-population ratio

25.1 51.8 62.2 72.9 25.4 50.3 63.1 73.2

Unemployed

207 578 482 191 217 530 424 182

Unemployment rate

22.7 13.7 11.3 6.1 23.7 12.8 9.8 5.6

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

135 397 474 1,237 132 437 534 1,329

Civilian labor force

52 222 350 979 64 253 381 1,050

Participation rate

38.6 56.0 73.8 79.1 48.6 57.8 71.3 79.0

Employed

49 210 323 944 59 243 360 1,009

Employment-population ratio

36.6 52.8 68.2 76.3 44.9 55.6 67.3 75.9

Unemployed

3 13 27 34 5 10 22 40

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.7 7.6 3.5 7.6 3.8 5.7 3.8

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,461 4,273 3,831 2,413 2,309 4,468 4,029 2,693

Civilian labor force

1,131 2,993 2,942 1,998 1,060 3,050 3,046 2,214

Participation rate

46.0 70.0 76.8 82.8 45.9 68.3 75.6 82.2

Employed

957 2,702 2,708 1,902 912 2,777 2,818 2,107

Employment-population ratio

38.9 63.2 70.7 78.8 39.5 62.2 69.9 78.2

Unemployed

174 291 234 96 148 272 228 107

Unemployment rate

15.4 9.7 8.0 4.8 13.9 8.9 7.5 4.8

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Data for race/ethnicity groups do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. 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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