Table 1. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations by selected characteristics, 2013-2014 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations by selected characteristics, 2013-2014 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2013 2014
Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force
Total Participa-
tion rate
Employed Unemployed Total Participa-
tion rate
Employed Unemployed
Number Unem-
ployment
rate
Number Unem-
ployment
rate

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over

245,679 155,389 63.2 143,929 11,460 7.4 247,947 155,922 62.9 146,305 9,617 6.2

Men

118,555 82,667 69.7 76,353 6,314 7.6 119,748 82,882 69.2 77,692 5,190 6.3

Women

127,124 72,722 57.2 67,577 5,146 7.1 128,199 73,039 57.0 68,613 4,426 6.1

FOREIGN BORN

Total, 16 years and over

38,162 25,328 66.4 23,582 1,746 6.9 38,997 25,735 66.0 24,282 1,453 5.6

Men

18,543 14,615 78.8 13,677 938 6.4 18,997 14,957 78.7 14,204 753 5.0

Women

19,620 10,713 54.6 9,905 809 7.5 20,000 10,779 53.9 10,078 700 6.5

Age

16 to 24 years

3,719 1,951 52.4 1,702 249 12.7 3,543 1,852 52.3 1,645 207 11.2

25 to 34 years

7,615 5,754 75.6 5,368 386 6.7 7,554 5,647 74.8 5,324 323 5.7

35 to 44 years

8,687 6,937 79.9 6,541 395 5.7 8,897 7,032 79.0 6,697 336 4.8

45 to 54 years

7,691 6,193 80.5 5,789 404 6.5 7,949 6,441 81.0 6,109 332 5.2

55 to 64 years

5,256 3,529 67.2 3,276 254 7.2 5,534 3,715 67.1 3,515 200 5.4

65 years and over

5,195 964 18.6 905 59 6.1 5,520 1,047 19.0 992 55 5.2

Race and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity(1)

White non-Hispanic or Latino

7,473 4,485 60.0 4,189 297 6.6 7,564 4,500 59.5 4,290 211 4.7

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

3,175 2,280 71.8 2,041 239 10.5 3,243 2,305 71.1 2,106 199 8.6

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

9,440 6,143 65.1 5,857 286 4.7 9,729 6,211 63.8 5,924 287 4.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

17,658 12,115 68.6 11,210 906 7.5 18,053 12,431 68.9 11,692 739 5.9

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

34,443 23,378 67.9 21,880 1,498 6.4 35,455 23,883 67.4 22,637 1,246 5.2

Less than a high school diploma

9,520 5,688 59.7 5,229 459 8.1 9,649 5,684 58.9 5,321 363 6.4

High school graduates, no college(2)

8,763 5,786 66.0 5,375 411 7.1 8,924 5,856 65.6 5,547 309 5.3

Some college or associate degree

5,654 4,004 70.8 3,743 262 6.5 5,816 4,168 71.7 3,932 236 5.7

Bachelor's degree and higher(3)

10,507 7,899 75.2 7,533 366 4.6 11,065 8,176 73.9 7,838 338 4.1

NATIVE BORN

Total, 16 years and over

207,517 130,061 62.7 120,348 9,713 7.5 208,949 130,187 62.3 122,023 8,164 6.3

Men

100,013 68,052 68.0 62,675 5,376 7.9 100,751 67,926 67.4 63,488 4,437 6.5

Women

107,504 62,009 57.7 57,672 4,337 7.0 108,199 62,261 57.5 58,535 3,726 6.0

Age

16 to 24 years

35,120 19,430 55.3 16,355 3,075 15.8 35,170 19,443 55.3 16,797 2,646 13.6

25 to 34 years

33,933 27,992 82.5 25,874 2,118 7.6 34,577 28,551 82.6 26,651 1,901 6.7

35 to 44 years

30,926 25,626 82.9 24,109 1,517 5.9 30,668 25,473 83.1 24,270 1,203 4.7

45 to 54 years

35,555 28,274 79.5 26,733 1,541 5.4 34,866 27,621 79.2 26,446 1,175 4.3

55 to 64 years

33,766 21,587 63.9 20,501 1,086 5.0 34,230 21,787 63.6 20,880 907 4.2

65 years and over

38,217 7,152 18.7 6,776 376 5.3 39,439 7,311 18.5 6,979 332 4.5

Race and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity(1)

White non-Hispanic or Latino

153,335 96,826 63.1 91,058 5,768 6.0 153,630 96,161 62.6 91,456 4,705 4.9

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

25,508 15,186 59.5 13,135 2,051 13.5 25,844 15,437 59.7 13,608 1,829 11.8

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

3,538 2,207 62.4 2,065 142 6.5 3,738 2,325 62.2 2,195 130 5.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

19,860 12,656 63.7 11,305 1,351 10.7 20,347 12,939 63.6 11,800 1,139 8.8

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

172,397 110,631 64.2 103,993 6,638 6.0 173,780 110,744 63.7 105,226 5,518 5.0

Less than a high school diploma

14,905 5,317 35.7 4,569 748 14.1 14,493 5,144 35.5 4,531 613 11.9

High school graduates, no college(2)

53,186 30,573 57.5 28,244 2,329 7.6 53,136 30,177 56.8 28,319 1,858 6.2

Some college or associate degree

49,384 33,289 67.4 31,182 2,107 6.3 49,878 33,153 66.5 31,367 1,786 5.4

Bachelor's degree and higher(3)

54,923 41,452 75.5 39,998 1,454 3.5 56,272 42,270 75.1 41,010 1,261 3.0

Footnotes
(1) Data for race/ethnicity groups do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races.
(2) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(3) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: May 21, 2015