Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2013

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2013
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
April May June July April-July changes
Number Percent

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,857 38,858 38,858 38,861 4 0.0

Civilian labor force

20,721 21,181 23,322 23,506 2,785 13.4

Participation rate

53.3 54.5 60.0 60.5 7.2 13.5

Employed

17,593 17,704 19,125 19,684 2,091 11.9

Employment-population ratio

45.3 45.6 49.2 50.7 5.4 11.9

Unemployed

3,129 3,478 4,198 3,821 692 22.1

Looking for full-time work

2,157 2,524 3,173 2,819 662 30.7

Looking for part-time work

972 954 1,025 1,002 30 3.1

Unemployment rate

15.1 16.4 18.0 16.3 1.2 7.9

Not in labor force

18,136 17,677 15,536 15,355 -2,781 -15.3

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,584 19,584 19,585 19,587 3 0.0

Civilian labor force

10,596 11,023 12,179 12,283 1,687 15.9

Participation rate

54.1 56.3 62.2 62.7 8.6 15.9

Employed

8,863 9,051 9,752 10,127 1,264 14.3

Employment-population ratio

45.3 46.2 49.8 51.7 6.4 14.1

Unemployed

1,732 1,972 2,427 2,156 424 24.5

Looking for full-time work

1,263 1,486 1,902 1,665 402 31.8

Looking for part-time work

470 486 525 491 21 4.5

Unemployment rate

16.3 17.9 19.9 17.6 1.3 8.0

Not in labor force

8,988 8,561 7,405 7,303 -1,685 -18.7

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,274 19,273 19,273 19,274 0 0.0

Civilian labor force

10,126 10,158 11,143 11,223 1,097 10.8

Participation rate

52.5 52.7 57.8 58.2 5.7 10.9

Employed

8,729 8,652 9,372 9,557 828 9.5

Employment-population ratio

45.3 44.9 48.6 49.6 4.3 9.5

Unemployed

1,396 1,505 1,771 1,665 269 19.3

Looking for full-time work

894 1,038 1,271 1,154 260 29.1

Looking for part-time work

502 468 500 511 9 1.8

Unemployment rate

13.8 14.8 15.9 14.8 1.0 7.2

Not in labor force

9,148 9,116 8,130 8,052 -1,096 -12.0

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,879 28,874 28,869 28,866 -13 0.0

Civilian labor force

16,093 16,527 18,005 18,205 2,112 13.1

Participation rate

55.7 57.2 62.4 63.1 7.4 13.3

Employed

13,938 14,124 15,258 15,679 1,741 12.5

Employment-population ratio

48.3 48.9 52.9 54.3 6.0 12.4

Unemployed

2,155 2,403 2,747 2,525 370 17.2

Looking for full-time work

1,424 1,618 1,974 1,814 390 27.4

Looking for part-time work

732 785 773 711 -21 -2.9

Unemployment rate

13.4 14.5 15.3 13.9 0.5 3.7

Not in labor force

12,785 12,346 10,863 10,661 -2,124 -16.6

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,996 5,996 5,996 5,997 1 0.0

Civilian labor force

2,901 2,960 3,231 3,225 324 11.2

Participation rate

48.4 49.4 53.9 53.8 5.4 11.2

Employed

2,178 2,127 2,200 2,315 137 6.3

Employment-population ratio

36.3 35.5 36.7 38.6 2.3 6.3

Unemployed

722 834 1,031 910 188 26.0

Looking for full-time work

553 715 871 771 218 39.4

Looking for part-time work

170 119 159 139 -31 -18.2

Unemployment rate

24.9 28.2 31.9 28.2 3.3 13.3

Not in labor force

3,095 3,035 2,765 2,772 -323 -10.4

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,042 2,069 2,014 2,028 -14 -0.7

Civilian labor force

834 768 935 934 100 12.0

Participation rate

40.8 37.1 46.4 46.1 5.3 13.0

Employed

737 693 795 794 57 7.7

Employment-population ratio

36.1 33.5 39.5 39.2 3.1 8.6

Unemployed

97 75 140 140 43 44.3

Looking for full-time work

77 60 107 81 4 5.2

Looking for part-time work

19 15 33 59 40 210.5

Unemployment rate

11.6 9.8 14.9 15.0 3.4 29.3

Not in labor force

1,208 1,301 1,079 1,094 -114 -9.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,198 8,208 8,218 8,229 31 0.4

Civilian labor force

4,322 4,356 4,638 4,756 434 10.0

Participation rate

52.7 53.1 56.4 57.8 5.1 9.7

Employed

3,603 3,635 3,823 3,897 294 8.2

Employment-population ratio

43.9 44.3 46.5 47.4 3.5 8.0

Unemployed

719 721 815 859 140 19.5

Looking for full-time work

476 467 594 622 146 30.7

Looking for part-time work

243 254 221 238 -5 -2.1

Unemployment rate

16.6 16.6 17.6 18.1 1.5 9.0

Not in labor force

3,876 3,852 3,580 3,473 -403 -10.4

NOTE: Estimates 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.

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Last Modified Date: August 20, 2013