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Table 6. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by census region and division, 2013-2014 annual averages

Table 6. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by census region and division, 2013-2014 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Census region and
division
2013 2014
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

FOREIGN BORN

Northeast

8,255 5,410 65.5 5,004 405 7.5 8,455 5,431 64.2 5,087 343 6.3

New England

1,609 1,098 68.2 1,019 79 7.2 1,739 1,155 66.4 1,086 69 6.0

Middle Atlantic

6,646 4,312 64.9 3,985 326 7.6 6,716 4,276 63.7 4,002 274 6.4

South

12,428 8,431 67.8 7,907 523 6.2 12,812 8,707 68.0 8,276 431 4.9

South Atlantic

7,273 4,919 67.6 4,600 319 6.5 7,551 5,122 67.8 4,848 274 5.3

East South Central

661 453 68.6 419 34 7.6 653 426 65.3 404 22 5.2

West South Central

4,495 3,059 68.1 2,889 170 5.6 4,608 3,159 68.6 3,024 135 4.3

Midwest

4,281 2,894 67.6 2,698 196 6.8 4,350 2,924 67.2 2,762 162 5.5

East North Central

3,183 2,117 66.5 1,965 152 7.2 3,260 2,142 65.7 2,022 120 5.6

West North Central

1,099 777 70.7 733 44 5.6 1,090 781 71.7 740 41 5.3

West

13,197 8,593 65.1 7,971 622 7.2 13,380 8,674 64.8 8,156 517 6.0

Mountain

2,319 1,498 64.6 1,399 98 6.6 2,503 1,638 65.4 1,560 78 4.7

Pacific

10,878 7,096 65.2 6,572 524 7.4 10,877 7,036 64.7 6,596 440 6.3

NATIVE BORN

Northeast

36,410 22,957 63.1 21,230 1,727 7.5 36,441 22,816 62.6 21,427 1,389 6.1

New England

10,154 6,598 65.0 6,136 461 7.0 10,103 6,630 65.6 6,242 388 5.9

Middle Atlantic

26,255 16,359 62.3 15,094 1,265 7.7 26,338 16,186 61.5 15,185 1,001 6.2

South

78,717 48,191 61.2 44,729 3,462 7.2 79,382 48,144 60.6 45,166 2,979 6.2

South Atlantic

41,003 25,076 61.2 23,238 1,838 7.3 41,285 25,048 60.7 23,441 1,607 6.4

East South Central

13,840 8,124 58.7 7,483 641 7.9 13,941 7,996 57.4 7,442 554 6.9

West South Central

23,875 14,992 62.8 14,009 983 6.6 24,156 15,101 62.5 14,283 818 5.4

Midwest

48,333 31,404 65.0 29,140 2,264 7.2 48,584 31,531 64.9 29,682 1,849 5.9

East North Central

33,291 21,151 63.5 19,417 1,734 8.2 33,404 21,184 63.4 19,815 1,369 6.5

West North Central

15,041 10,253 68.2 9,723 530 5.2 15,180 10,347 68.2 9,867 480 4.6

West

44,057 27,509 62.4 25,248 2,261 8.2 44,543 27,695 62.2 25,748 1,947 7.0

Mountain

15,070 9,577 63.5 8,895 682 7.1 15,145 9,589 63.3 9,011 578 6.0

Pacific

28,987 17,932 61.9 16,353 1,579 8.8 29,397 18,106 61.6 16,737 1,369 7.6

NOTE: The states (plus the District of Columbia) that comprise the census divisions are: New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont); Middle Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania); South Atlantic (Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia); East South Central (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee); West South Central (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas); East North Central (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin); West North Central (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota); Mountain (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming); Pacific (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington). Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: May 21, 2015
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