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Table 2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2011-2014

Table 2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2011-2014
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
July
2011
July
2012
July
2013
July
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,196 38,799 38,861 38,735

Civilian labor force

22,742 23,472 23,506 23,437

Participation rate

59.5 60.5 60.5 60.5

Employed

18,632 19,461 19,684 20,085

Employment-population ratio

48.8 50.2 50.7 51.9

Unemployed

4,110 4,011 3,821 3,353

Looking for full-time work

3,238 3,074 2,819 2,460

Looking for part-time work

872 937 1,002 893

Unemployment rate

18.1 17.1 16.3 14.3

Not in labor force

15,454 15,327 15,355 15,298

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,425 19,554 19,587 19,527

Civilian labor force

11,930 12,355 12,283 12,335

Participation rate

61.4 63.2 62.7 63.2

Employed

9,746 10,140 10,127 10,470

Employment-population ratio

50.2 51.9 51.7 53.6

Unemployed

2,184 2,215 2,156 1,865

Looking for full-time work

1,809 1,785 1,665 1,437

Looking for part-time work

375 430 491 428

Unemployment rate

18.3 17.9 17.6 15.1

Not in labor force

7,494 7,199 7,303 7,191

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,772 19,245 19,274 19,208

Civilian labor force

10,812 11,117 11,223 11,102

Participation rate

57.6 57.8 58.2 57.8

Employed

8,886 9,321 9,557 9,614

Employment-population ratio

47.3 48.4 49.6 50.1

Unemployed

1,926 1,796 1,665 1,488

Looking for full-time work

1,428 1,289 1,154 1,023

Looking for part-time work

497 507 511 465

Unemployment rate

17.8 16.2 14.8 13.4

Not in labor force

7,960 8,128 8,052 8,106

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,377 28,956 28,866 28,718

Civilian labor force

18,266 18,213 18,205 18,137

Participation rate

62.2 62.9 63.1 63.2

Employed

15,367 15,498 15,679 15,917

Employment-population ratio

52.3 53.5 54.3 55.4

Unemployed

2,899 2,715 2,525 2,220

Looking for full-time work

2,203 2,019 1,814 1,612

Looking for part-time work

696 696 711 607

Unemployment rate

15.9 14.9 13.9 12.2

Not in labor force

11,111 10,743 10,661 10,581

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,763 5,971 5,997 5,973

Civilian labor force

2,893 3,256 3,225 3,160

Participation rate

50.2 54.5 53.8 52.9

Employed

1,996 2,323 2,315 2,376

Employment-population ratio

34.6 38.9 38.6 39.8

Unemployed

897 933 910 784

Looking for full-time work

778 783 771 591

Looking for part-time work

118 150 139 192

Unemployment rate

31.0 28.6 28.2 24.8

Not in labor force

2,870 2,715 2,772 2,813

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

1,573 1,922 2,028 2,044

Civilian labor force

753 839 934 936

Participation rate

47.9 43.7 46.1 45.8

Employed

638 718 794 834

Employment-population ratio

40.5 37.4 39.2 40.8

Unemployed

115 121 140 102

Looking for full-time work

97 83 81 70

Looking for part-time work

18 38 59 32

Unemployment rate

15.3 14.4 15.0 10.9

Not in labor force

820 1,083 1,094 1,109

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

7,605 8,164 8,229 8,313

Civilian labor force

4,080 4,658 4,756 4,675

Participation rate

53.6 57.1 57.8 56.2

Employed

3,260 3,799 3,897 3,903

Employment-population ratio

42.9 46.5 47.4 47.0

Unemployed

820 860 859 772

Looking for full-time work

646 698 622 560

Looking for part-time work

174 162 238 212

Unemployment rate

20.1 18.5 18.1 16.5

Not in labor force

3,525 3,506 3,473 3,637

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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