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Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2013-2014

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2013-2014
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Industry and class of worker Total White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014

Total employed

19,684 20,085 15,679 15,917 2,315 2,376 794 834 3,897 3,903

Agriculture and related industries

355 353 331 340 8 7 1 0 77 86

Nonagricultural industries

19,330 19,732 15,348 15,577 2,307 2,369 793 834 3,820 3,817

Private wage and salary workers(1)

17,740 18,052 14,062 14,207 2,134 2,175 742 774 3,580 3,551

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

137 126 130 118 0 4 1 4 39 28

Construction

868 879 799 768 36 39 7 19 268 269

Manufacturing

1,306 1,328 1,033 1,094 138 120 92 69 240 277

Durable goods

826 813 643 692 88 51 60 42 127 140

Nondurable goods

480 516 390 402 50 69 32 27 113 137

Wholesale trade

339 338 279 287 34 22 9 20 85 82

Retail trade

3,756 3,843 2,853 2,872 558 577 155 175 765 763

Transportation and utilities

486 516 336 376 90 100 11 11 125 120

Information

317 341 257 278 38 25 18 16 44 74

Financial activities

649 760 513 617 80 73 33 35 130 134

Professional and business services

1,566 1,632 1,281 1,329 148 151 75 97 295 347

Education and health services

2,235 2,142 1,705 1,611 328 312 117 142 419 383

Leisure and hospitality

5,078 5,078 4,032 3,976 599 635 194 161 967 902

Other services

1,003 1,068 844 883 84 116 29 26 204 174

Government wage and salary workers

1,254 1,310 1,005 1,056 149 165 43 42 154 185

Federal

151 131 107 78 22 43 8 6 9 21

State

473 535 371 447 55 42 23 23 50 76

Local

630 644 527 532 72 80 11 13 95 88

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

336 369 281 314 24 30 8 18 86 81

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

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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