Table 3. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 25 years and over by educational attainment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2013-2014 annual averages

Table 3. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 25 years and over by educational attainment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2013-2014 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2013 2014
Less than
a high
school
diploma
High school
graduates,
no college(1)
Some
college or
associate
degree
Bachelor's
degree and
higher(2)
Less than
a high
school
diploma
High school
graduates,
no college(1)
Some
college or
associate
degree
Bachelor's
degree and
higher(2)

FOREIGN BORN

White non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

770 1,708 1,412 3,004 736 1,671 1,413 3,184

Civilian labor force

256 897 880 2,172 258 856 890 2,234

Participation rate

33.2 52.5 62.4 72.3 35.0 51.2 63.0 70.2

Employed

235 838 826 2,045 245 822 844 2,146

Employment-population ratio

30.6 49.1 58.5 68.1 33.2 49.2 59.7 67.4

Unemployed

20 59 54 127 13 34 46 88

Unemployment rate

8.0 6.6 6.1 5.8 5.0 4.0 5.2 3.9

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

413 809 681 889 410 810 749 899

Civilian labor force

237 585 531 740 216 576 597 733

Participation rate

57.6 72.3 77.9 83.2 52.8 71.2 79.7 81.6

Employed

205 519 474 696 193 528 546 689

Employment-population ratio

49.7 64.2 69.6 78.3 46.9 65.2 72.8 76.7

Unemployed

32 66 57 43 24 48 52 44

Unemployment rate

13.6 11.3 10.7 5.8 11.1 8.4 8.6 6.1

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

988 1,669 1,325 4,600 1,041 1,758 1,296 4,825

Civilian labor force

403 1,036 925 3,433 407 1,043 877 3,568

Participation rate

40.8 62.1 69.8 74.6 39.1 59.3 67.7 74.0

Employed

377 978 873 3,316 379 1,001 835 3,435

Employment-population ratio

38.2 58.6 65.9 72.1 36.4 56.9 64.4 71.2

Unemployed

26 58 51 118 28 42 42 133

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.6 5.6 3.4 6.9 4.0 4.8 3.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

7,299 4,486 2,152 1,859 7,392 4,593 2,272 2,040

Civilian labor force

4,765 3,198 1,601 1,429 4,765 3,314 1,740 1,544

Participation rate

65.3 71.3 74.4 76.9 64.5 72.2 76.6 75.7

Employed

4,385 2,977 1,506 1,353 4,470 3,134 1,649 1,473

Employment-population ratio

60.1 66.4 70.0 72.8 60.5 68.2 72.6 72.2

Unemployed

379 221 95 76 295 180 91 70

Unemployment rate

8.0 6.9 5.9 5.3 6.2 5.4 5.2 4.5

NATIVE BORN

White non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

9,283 39,947 37,317 45,779 8,941 39,783 37,386 46,674

Civilian labor force

3,129 22,460 24,635 34,201 3,012 22,023 24,287 34,576

Participation rate

33.7 56.2 66.0 74.7 33.7 55.4 65.0 74.1

Employed

2,781 21,032 23,305 33,116 2,733 20,932 23,188 33,647

Employment-population ratio

30.0 52.7 62.5 72.3 30.6 52.6 62.0 72.1

Unemployed

347 1,428 1,330 1,085 278 1,090 1,099 929

Unemployment rate

11.1 6.4 5.4 3.2 9.2 5.0 4.5 2.7

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,765 7,151 6,184 4,208 2,715 7,163 6,399 4,404

Civilian labor force

919 4,130 4,324 3,263 906 4,134 4,397 3,432

Participation rate

33.2 57.8 69.9 77.5 33.4 57.7 68.7 77.9

Employed

702 3,600 3,900 3,080 733 3,669 3,998 3,258

Employment-population ratio

25.4 50.3 63.1 73.2 27.0 51.2 62.5 74.0

Unemployed

217 530 424 182 173 465 398 174

Unemployment rate

23.7 12.8 9.8 5.6 19.1 11.3 9.1 5.1

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

Civilian noninstitutional population

132 437 534 1,329 141 449 566 1,416

Civilian labor force

64 253 381 1,050 61 253 392 1,135

Participation rate

48.6 57.8 71.3 79.0 43.0 56.4 69.3 80.2

Employed

59 243 360 1,009 56 236 373 1,097

Employment-population ratio

44.9 55.6 67.3 75.9 39.5 52.7 65.9 77.5

Unemployed

5 10 22 40 5 17 19 39

Unemployment rate

7.6 3.8 5.7 3.8 8.1 6.6 4.9 3.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,309 4,468 4,029 2,693 2,291 4,505 4,190 2,811

Civilian labor force

1,060 3,050 3,046 2,214 1,027 3,034 3,172 2,349

Participation rate

45.9 68.3 75.6 82.2 44.8 67.4 75.7 83.6

Employed

912 2,777 2,818 2,107 895 2,820 2,977 2,268

Employment-population ratio

39.5 62.2 69.9 78.2 39.1 62.6 71.0 80.7

Unemployed

148 272 228 107 132 215 194 81

Unemployment rate

13.9 8.9 7.5 4.8 12.9 7.1 6.1 3.5

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Data for race/ethnicity groups do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: May 21, 2015