Table 2. Labor force status of persons 16 to 24 years old by school enrollment, educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, October 2013



















Table 2. Labor force status of persons 16 to 24 years old by school enrollment, educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, October 2013
[Numbers in thousands]                
Characteristic Civilian noninsti-tutional population Civilian labor force Not in labor force
Total Percent of population Employed Unemployed
Total Percent of population Number Rate
               
Total, 16 to 24 years  38,804 21,252 54.8 18,184 46.9 3,068 14.4 17,552
               
Enrolled in school                
Total, enrolled in school  21,958 8,160 37.2 7,206 32.8 954 11.7 13,798
   Enrolled in high school¹  9,458 1,995 21.1 1,569 16.6 425 21.3 7,463
      Men  4,908 1,000 20.4 781 15.9 218 21.8 3,908
      Women  4,550 995 21.9 788 17.3 207 20.8 3,555
      White  6,933 1,644 23.7 1,356 19.6 288 17.5 5,289
      Black or African American  1,583 264 16.7 145 9.1 119 45.2 1,319
      Asian  430 16 3.6 16 3.6 415
      Hispanic or Latino ethnicity  2,104 350 16.6 258 12.2 92 26.4 1,754
   Enrolled in college  12,500 6,166 49.3 5,637 45.1 528 8.6 6,334
      Enrolled in 2-year college  3,654 2,111 57.8 1,824 49.9 287 13.6 1,544
      Enrolled in 4-year college  8,846 4,055 45.8 3,813 43.1 242 6.0 4,791
      Full-time students  10,574 4,585 43.4 4,179 39.5 406 8.9 5,989
      Part-time students  1,926 1,581 82.1 1,458 75.7 122 7.7 345
      Men  5,771 2,652 45.9 2,363 40.9 289 10.9 3,119
      Women  6,729 3,514 52.2 3,274 48.7 240 6.8 3,215
      White  9,277 4,813 51.9 4,446 47.9 368 7.6 4,464
      Black or African American  1,631 755 46.3 654 40.1 101 13.3 876
      Asian  1,030 350 33.9 300 29.1 50 14.2 681
      Hispanic or Latino ethnicity  2,235 1,187 53.1 1,050 47.0 138 11.6 1,048
               
Not enrolled in school                
Total, not enrolled in school  16,846 13,092 77.7 10,978 65.2 2,114 16.1 3,754
   16 to 19 years  3,302 2,168 65.7 1,580 47.9 588 27.1 1,134
   20 to 24 years  13,544 10,924 80.7 9,398 69.4 1,526 14.0 2,620
   Men  8,883 7,268 81.8 6,015 67.7 1,253 17.2 1,615
      Less than a high school diploma  1,406 909 64.6 669 47.6 240 26.4 497
      High school graduates, no college ²  4,370 3,573 81.8 2,858 65.4 715 20.0 797
      Some college or associate degree  2,122 1,836 86.5 1,613 76.0 223 12.2 285
      Bachelor's degree and higher ³  985 950 96.4 875 88.8 75 7.9 35
   Women  7,963 5,824 73.1 4,963 62.3 861 14.8 2,140
      Less than a high school diploma  1,216 610 50.2 409 33.7 201 32.9 606
      High school graduates, no college ²  3,160 2,140 67.7 1,751 55.4 389 18.2 1,019
      Some college or associate degree  2,257 1,856 82.2 1,664 73.7 192 10.3 401
      Bachelor's degree and higher ³  1,331 1,217 91.5 1,138 85.5 79 6.5 114
   White  12,604 9,963 79.0 8,606 68.3 1,357 13.6 2,641
   Black or African American  2,768 1,988 71.8 1,479 53.4 509 25.6 780
   Asian  568 439 77.3 387 68.2 52 11.8 129
   Hispanic or Latino ethnicity  3,923 2,910 74.2 2,422 61.7 488 16.8 1,013
                 
¹ Includes a small number of persons enrolled in grades below high school.
² Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
³ Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.
NOTE: Detail 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. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

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