Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2010 Edition)

Table 3. Employment status by race, age, sex, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2009 annual averages (Numbers in thousands)
Race, age, sex, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Civilian
noninstitutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in
labor force
 Total  Percent of
population
Employed Unemployed
 Total  Percent of
population
 Total  Percent of
labor force
White

Total, 16 years and over

190,902 125,644 65.8 114,996 60.2 10,648 8.5 65,258

16 to 19 years

13,035 5,295 40.6 4,138 31.7 1,157 21.8 7,740

20 to 24 years

15,963 11,995 75.1 10,438 65.4 1,556 13.0 3,969

25 to 54 years

100,014 83,444 83.4 77,085 77.1 6,359 7.6 16,571

55 to 64 years

29,022 19,199 66.2 17,978 61.9 1,221 6.4 9,823

65 years and over

32,867 5,711 17.4 5,357 16.3 355 6.2 27,156

Women, 16 years and over

97,469 57,593 59.1 53,366 54.8 4,227 7.3 39,876

16 to 19 years

6,391 2,616 40.9 2,134 33.4 482 18.4 3,775

20 to 24 years

7,887 5,647 71.6 5,060 64.2 587 10.4 2,240

25 to 54 years

49,787 37,765 75.9 35,287 70.9 2,479 6.6 12,022

55 to 64 years

14,868 9,039 60.8 8,513 57.3 526 5.8 5,829

65 years and over

18,535 2,525 13.6 2,373 12.8 153 6.0 16,010

Men, 16 years and over

93,433 68,051 72.8 61,630 66.0 6,421 9.4 25,382

16 to 19 years

6,644 2,679 40.3 2,004 30.2 675 25.2 3,965

20 to 24 years

8,076 6,348 78.6 5,379 66.6 969 15.3 1,729

25 to 54 years

50,227 45,678 90.9 41,798 83.2 3,880 8.5 4,548

55 to 64 years

14,154 10,160 71.8 9,465 66.9 695 6.8 3,994

65 years and over

14,332 3,186 22.2 2,984 20.8 202 6.3 11,145
Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over

28,241 17,632 62.4 15,025 53.2 2,606 14.8 10,609

16 to 19 years

2,684 729 27.2 442 16.5 288 39.5 1,954

20 to 24 years

2,973 1,961 66.0 1,474 49.6 488 24.9 1,012

25 to 54 years

15,749 12,451 79.1 10,830 68.8 1,621 13.0 3,298

55 to 64 years

3,596 1,995 55.5 1,827 50.8 168 8.4 1,601

65 years and over

3,239 495 15.3 453 14.0 42 8.5 2,744

Women, 16 years and over

15,536 9,367 60.3 8,208 52.8 1,159 12.4 6,169

16 to 19 years

1,357 379 27.9 252 18.6 127 33.4 978

20 to 24 years

1,563 1,008 64.5 784 50.2 223 22.2 555

25 to 54 years

8,632 6,626 76.8 5,911 68.5 715 10.8 2,007

55 to 64 years

2,004 1,091 54.4 1,014 50.6 77 7.1 913

65 years and over

1,979 264 13.3 246 12.5 17 6.6 1,715

Men, 16 years and over

12,705 8,265 65.0 6,817 53.7 1,448 17.5 4,441

16 to 19 years

1,326 350 26.4 189 14.3 161 46.0 976

20 to 24 years

1,410 954 67.6 689 48.9 264 27.7 457

25 to 54 years

7,116 5,825 81.9 4,919 69.1 907 15.6 1,291

55 to 64 years

1,592 904 56.8 813 51.1 91 10.1 688

65 years and over

1,260 231 18.3 206 16.4 24 10.6 1,029
Asian

Total, 16 years and over

10,842 7,156 66.0 6,635 61.2 522 7.3 3,685

16 to 19 years

632 131 20.8 97 15.3 35 26.4 501

20 to 24 years

855 485 56.7 428 50.0 57 11.8 370

25 to 54 years

6,589 5,364 81.4 5,011 76.0 354 6.6 1,225

55 to 64 years

1,417 946 66.7 882 62.3 63 6.7 471

65 years and over

1,348 230 17.0 217 16.1 13 5.5 1,118

Women, 16 years and over

5,671 3,300 58.2 3,084 54.4 216 6.6 2,371

16 to 19 years

299 52 17.4 39 12.9 13 25.8 247

20 to 24 years

437 233 53.4 207 47.4 26 11.3 203

25 to 54 years

3,408 2,456 72.1 2,311 67.8 145 5.9 952

55 to 64 years

763 460 60.2 432 56.6 28 6.1 304

65 years and over

764 99 12.9 96 12.5 3 3.3 665

Men, 16 years and over

5,170 3,857 74.6 3,551 68.7 306 7.9 1,314

16 to 19 years

333 79 23.8 58 17.4 21 26.8 254

20 to 24 years

419 252 60.2 221 52.8 31 12.3 167

25 to 54 years

3,181 2,908 91.4 2,700 84.9 209 7.2 273

55 to 64 years

654 486 74.3 451 68.9 35 7.3 168

65 years and over

583 131 22.4 121 20.8 9 7.1 453
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over

32,891 22,352 68.0 19,647 59.7 2,706 12.1 10,539

16 to 19 years

3,123 1,063 34.0 742 23.7 321 30.2 2,061

20 to 24 years

3,623 2,647 73.1 2,218 61.2 429 16.2 975

25 to 54 years

20,369 16,303 80.0 14,572 71.5 1,731 10.6 4,065

55 to 64 years

3,017 1,866 61.9 1,680 55.7 186 10.0 1,150

65 years and over

2,759 472 17.1 435 15.7 38 8.0 2,287

Women, 16 years and over

15,993 9,043 56.5 8,007 50.1 1,036 11.5 6,951

16 to 19 years

1,531 483 31.6 358 23.4 125 25.8 1,048

20 to 24 years

1,748 1,105 63.2 931 53.3 174 15.7 643

25 to 54 years

9,581 6,435 67.2 5,784 60.4 651 10.1 3,146

55 to 64 years

1,558 820 52.6 751 48.2 70 8.5 738

65 years and over

1,576 200 12.7 183 11.6 17 8.3 1,376

Men, 16 years and over

16,897 13,310 78.8 11,640 68.9 1,670 12.5 3,588

16 to 19 years

1,593 580 36.4 383 24.1 196 33.8 1,013

20 to 24 years

1,875 1,542 82.3 1,287 68.7 255 16.6 332

25 to 54 years

10,787 9,868 91.5 8,788 81.5 1,080 10.9 919

55 to 64 years

1,459 1,046 71.7 930 63.7 117 11.2 413

65 years and over

1,184 273 23.0 251 21.2 21 7.8 911

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Last Modified Date: March 16, 2011