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(Note: All series are annual averages.)
Total, 16 years and over
16 to 24 years
25 years and over
25 to 34 years
35 to 44 years
45 to 54 years
55 to 64 years
65 years and over
Men, 16 years and over
Women, 16 years and over
White, 16 years and over(3)
Black or African American, 16 years and over(3)
Asian, 16 years and over(3)
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over
Footnotes:(1) Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.(2) Data refer to both union members and workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.
(3) Beginning in 2003, persons who selected this race group only; persons who selected more than one race group are excluded. For more information, see Concepts and Definitions online at www.bls.gov/cps/documentation.htm#concepts.(4) The distinction between full- and part-time workers is based on hours usually worked. These data will not sum to totals because full- or part-time status on the principal job is not identifiable for a small number of multiple jobholders.
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. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time wage and salary workers. All self-employed workers are excluded, both those with incorporated businesses as well as those with unincorporated businesses.
Last Modified Date: September 16, 2015
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