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Table 1. Labor force status of 2014 high school graduates and 2013-14 high school dropouts 16 to 24 years old by school enrollment, educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, October 2014

Table 1. Labor force status of 2014 high school graduates and 2013-14 high school dropouts 16 to 24 years old by school enrollment, educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, October 2014
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in labor
force
Total Percent of
population
Employed Unemployed
Total Percent of
population
Number Rate

RECENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

Total, 2014 high school graduates(1)

2,868 1,403 48.9 1,105 38.5 298 21.2 1,465

Men

1,423 719 50.5 568 39.9 152 21.1 704

Women

1,445 684 47.3 538 37.2 146 21.4 761

White

2,167 1,101 50.8 866 40.0 234 21.3 1,066

Black or African American

371 171 46.0 131 35.3 40 23.3 200

Asian

137 43 31.2 40 29.3 3 - 94

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

566 306 54.0 231 40.8 75 24.5 260

Enrolled in College

Total, enrolled in college

1,961 744 37.9 636 32.4 108 14.5 1,217

Enrolled in 2-year college

706 347 49.1 291 41.2 56 16.1 359

Enrolled in 4-year college

1,254 397 31.6 345 27.5 52 13.0 858

Full-time students

1,810 630 34.8 537 29.7 93 14.8 1,180

Part-time students

151 113 75.2 99 65.6 14 12.8 37

Men

911 329 36.1 300 32.9 29 8.9 582

Women

1,050 415 39.5 336 32.0 78 18.9 635

White

1,459 586 40.1 517 35.5 68 11.7 873

Black or African American

263 96 36.3 67 25.4 29 30.1 168

Asian

118 25 21.6 25 21.6 - - 92

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

369 181 49.2 153 41.3 29 15.9 188

Not enrolled in college

Total, not enrolled in college

907 659 72.7 469 51.7 190 28.8 248

Men

512 390 76.2 268 52.3 122 31.4 122

Women

395 269 68.0 201 50.9 68 25.1 126

White

708 515 72.7 349 49.3 166 32.2 193

Black or African American

107 75 69.9 64 59.7 11 14.7 32

Asian

19 17 - 15 - 3 - 2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

197 124 63.1 79 39.8 46 36.9 73

RECENT HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS

Total, 2013-14 high school dropouts(2)

575 237 41.2 165 28.7 72 30.3 338

Men

309 125 40.6 79 25.5 47 37.2 183

Women

266 111 41.9 86 32.5 25 22.4 154

White

436 179 41.0 135 31.0 44 24.5 257

Black or African American

86 38 44.6 15 17.5 23 - 47

Asian

5 2 - 2 - - - 3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

182 81 44.5 62 34.2 19 23.2 101

(1) Data refer to persons who graduated from high school in January through October 2014
(2) Data refer to persons who dropped out of school between October 2013 and October 2014

NOTE: Detail for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

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Last Modified Date: May 19, 2015
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