Table 6. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by census region and division, 2012-2013 annual averages

Table 6. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by census region and division, 2012-2013 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Census region and
division
2012 2013
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

FOREIGN BORN

Northeast

8,239 5,372 65.2 4,958 414 7.7 8,255 5,410 65.5 5,004 405 7.5

New England

1,602 1,094 68.3 1,017 78 7.1 1,609 1,098 68.2 1,019 79 7.2

Middle Atlantic

6,637 4,278 64.5 3,941 336 7.9 6,646 4,312 64.9 3,985 326 7.6

South

12,201 8,269 67.8 7,683 586 7.1 12,428 8,431 67.8 7,907 523 6.2

South Atlantic

7,166 4,839 67.5 4,476 363 7.5 7,273 4,919 67.6 4,600 319 6.5

East South Central

621 452 72.7 409 42 9.3 661 453 68.6 419 34 7.6

West South Central

4,414 2,979 67.5 2,798 181 6.1 4,495 3,059 68.1 2,889 170 5.6

Midwest

4,148 2,815 67.9 2,625 190 6.8 4,281 2,894 67.6 2,698 196 6.8

East North Central

3,097 2,071 66.9 1,923 148 7.2 3,183 2,117 66.5 1,965 152 7.2

West North Central

1,051 744 70.8 702 42 5.6 1,099 777 70.7 733 44 5.6

West

13,138 8,570 65.2 7,740 830 9.7 13,197 8,593 65.1 7,971 622 7.2

Mountain

2,296 1,523 66.3 1,384 139 9.2 2,319 1,498 64.6 1,399 98 6.6

Pacific

10,842 7,047 65.0 6,356 690 9.8 10,878 7,096 65.2 6,572 524 7.4

NATIVE BORN

Northeast

36,134 23,002 63.7 21,080 1,922 8.4 36,410 22,957 63.1 21,230 1,727 7.5

New England

10,066 6,619 65.8 6,134 485 7.3 10,154 6,598 65.0 6,136 461 7.0

Middle Atlantic

26,068 16,383 62.8 14,946 1,437 8.8 26,255 16,359 62.3 15,094 1,265 7.7

South

77,812 48,226 62.0 44,476 3,749 7.8 78,717 48,191 61.2 44,729 3,462 7.2

South Atlantic

40,468 25,090 62.0 23,002 2,088 8.3 41,003 25,076 61.2 23,238 1,838 7.3

East South Central

13,802 8,224 59.6 7,565 659 8.0 13,840 8,124 58.7 7,483 641 7.9

West South Central

23,541 14,912 63.3 13,909 1,003 6.7 23,875 14,992 62.8 14,009 983 6.6

Midwest

48,264 31,403 65.1 29,079 2,324 7.4 48,333 31,404 65.0 29,140 2,264 7.2

East North Central

33,277 21,191 63.7 19,443 1,748 8.2 33,291 21,151 63.5 19,417 1,734 8.2

West North Central

14,988 10,212 68.1 9,636 577 5.6 15,041 10,253 68.2 9,723 530 5.2

West

43,348 27,318 63.0 24,828 2,490 9.1 44,057 27,509 62.4 25,248 2,261 8.2

Mountain

14,824 9,476 63.9 8,749 727 7.7 15,070 9,577 63.5 8,895 682 7.1

Pacific

28,524 17,842 62.6 16,080 1,762 9.9 28,987 17,932 61.9 16,353 1,579 8.8

NOTE: The states (plus the District of Columbia) that comprise the census divisions are: New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont); Middle Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania); South Atlantic (Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia); East South Central (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee); West South Central (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas); East North Central (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin); West North Central (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota); Mountain (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming); Pacific (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington). Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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