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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2014

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2014
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
April May June July April-July changes
Number Percent

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,759 38,749 38,740 38,735 -24 -0.1

Civilian labor force

20,461 21,160 22,851 23,437 2,976 14.5

Participation rate

52.8 54.6 59.0 60.5 7.7 14.6

Employed

18,021 18,329 19,421 20,085 2,064 11.5

Employment-population ratio

46.5 47.3 50.1 51.9 5.4 11.6

Unemployed

2,440 2,831 3,429 3,353 913 37.4

Looking for full-time work

1,736 2,084 2,558 2,460 724 41.7

Looking for part-time work

704 747 871 893 189 26.8

Unemployment rate

11.9 13.4 15.0 14.3 2.4 20.2

Not in labor force

18,298 17,589 15,890 15,298 -3,000 -16.4

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,539 19,534 19,529 19,527 -12 -0.1

Civilian labor force

10,532 10,850 11,915 12,335 1,803 17.1

Participation rate

53.9 55.5 61.0 63.2 9.3 17.3

Employed

9,127 9,316 9,983 10,470 1,343 14.7

Employment-population ratio

46.7 47.7 51.1 53.6 6.9 14.8

Unemployed

1,406 1,534 1,932 1,865 459 32.6

Looking for full-time work

1,058 1,173 1,487 1,437 379 35.8

Looking for part-time work

348 361 445 428 80 23.0

Unemployment rate

13.3 14.1 16.2 15.1 1.8 13.5

Not in labor force

9,007 8,684 7,615 7,191 -1,816 -20.2

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,220 19,215 19,211 19,208 -12 -0.1

Civilian labor force

9,929 10,310 10,936 11,102 1,173 11.8

Participation rate

51.7 53.7 56.9 57.8 6.1 11.8

Employed

8,894 9,013 9,439 9,614 720 8.1

Employment-population ratio

46.3 46.9 49.1 50.1 3.8 8.2

Unemployed

1,034 1,296 1,497 1,488 454 43.9

Looking for full-time work

678 911 1,071 1,023 345 50.9

Looking for part-time work

357 385 426 465 108 30.3

Unemployment rate

10.4 12.6 13.7 13.4 3.0 28.8

Not in labor force

9,291 8,906 8,275 8,106 -1,185 -12.8

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,747 28,736 28,726 28,718 -29 -0.1

Civilian labor force

15,754 16,233 17,666 18,137 2,383 15.1

Participation rate

54.8 56.5 61.5 63.2 8.4 15.3

Employed

14,223 14,384 15,358 15,917 1,694 11.9

Employment-population ratio

49.5 50.1 53.5 55.4 5.9 11.9

Unemployed

1,531 1,849 2,308 2,220 689 45.0

Looking for full-time work

1,067 1,324 1,675 1,612 545 51.1

Looking for part-time work

464 525 633 607 143 30.8

Unemployment rate

9.7 11.4 13.1 12.2 2.5 25.8

Not in labor force

12,993 12,502 11,060 10,581 -2,412 -18.6

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,983 5,979 5,976 5,973 -10 -0.2

Civilian labor force

2,903 3,015 3,068 3,160 257 8.9

Participation rate

48.5 50.4 51.3 52.9 4.4 9.1

Employed

2,281 2,299 2,352 2,376 95 4.2

Employment-population ratio

38.1 38.4 39.4 39.8 1.7 4.5

Unemployed

622 717 716 784 162 26.0

Looking for full-time work

474 580 579 591 117 24.7

Looking for part-time work

148 137 137 192 44 29.7

Unemployment rate

21.4 23.8 23.3 24.8 3.4 15.9

Not in labor force

3,080 2,964 2,908 2,813 -267 -8.7

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,095 2,062 2,065 2,044 -51 -2.4

Civilian labor force

799 856 948 936 137 17.1

Participation rate

38.2 41.5 45.9 45.8 7.6 19.9

Employed

701 778 805 834 133 19.0

Employment-population ratio

33.5 37.7 39.0 40.8 7.3 21.8

Unemployed

98 78 143 102 4 4.1

Looking for full-time work

62 45 108 70 8 12.9

Looking for part-time work

36 33 35 32 -4 -11.1

Unemployment rate

12.3 9.1 15.1 10.9 -1.4 -11.4

Not in labor force

1,295 1,206 1,118 1,109 -186 -14.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,286 8,294 8,303 8,313 27 0.3

Civilian labor force

4,209 4,302 4,627 4,675 466 11.1

Participation rate

50.8 51.9 55.7 56.2 5.4 10.6

Employed

3,721 3,774 3,841 3,903 182 4.9

Employment-population ratio

44.9 45.5 46.3 47.0 2.1 4.7

Unemployed

488 528 786 772 284 58.2

Looking for full-time work

334 379 612 560 226 67.7

Looking for part-time work

155 149 174 212 57 36.8

Unemployment rate

11.6 12.3 17.0 16.5 4.9 42.2

Not in labor force

4,077 3,992 3,676 3,637 -440 -10.8

NOTE: Estimates 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.

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Last Modified Date: August 13, 2014
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