Table 2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2010-2013

Table 2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2010-2013
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
July
2010
July
2011
July
2012
July
2013

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,944 38,196 38,799 38,861

Civilian labor force

22,938 22,742 23,472 23,506

Participation rate

60.5 59.5 60.5 60.5

Employed

18,564 18,632 19,461 19,684

Employment-population ratio

48.9 48.8 50.2 50.7

Unemployed

4,374 4,110 4,011 3,821

Looking for full-time work

3,374 3,238 3,074 2,819

Looking for part-time work

1,000 872 937 1,002

Unemployment rate

19.1 18.1 17.1 16.3

Not in labor force

15,006 15,454 15,327 15,355

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,126 19,425 19,554 19,587

Civilian labor force

11,997 11,930 12,355 12,283

Participation rate

62.7 61.4 63.2 62.7

Employed

9,537 9,746 10,140 10,127

Employment-population ratio

49.9 50.2 51.9 51.7

Unemployed

2,460 2,184 2,215 2,156

Looking for full-time work

1,949 1,809 1,785 1,665

Looking for part-time work

510 375 430 491

Unemployment rate

20.5 18.3 17.9 17.6

Not in labor force

7,129 7,494 7,199 7,303

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,819 18,772 19,245 19,274

Civilian labor force

10,942 10,812 11,117 11,223

Participation rate

58.1 57.6 57.8 58.2

Employed

9,027 8,886 9,321 9,557

Employment-population ratio

48.0 47.3 48.4 49.6

Unemployed

1,914 1,926 1,796 1,665

Looking for full-time work

1,425 1,428 1,289 1,154

Looking for part-time work

489 497 507 511

Unemployment rate

17.5 17.8 16.2 14.8

Not in labor force

7,877 7,960 8,128 8,052

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,164 29,377 28,956 28,866

Civilian labor force

18,441 18,266 18,213 18,205

Participation rate

63.2 62.2 62.9 63.1

Employed

15,455 15,367 15,498 15,679

Employment-population ratio

53.0 52.3 53.5 54.3

Unemployed

2,987 2,899 2,715 2,525

Looking for full-time work

2,253 2,203 2,019 1,814

Looking for part-time work

733 696 696 711

Unemployment rate

16.2 15.9 14.9 13.9

Not in labor force

10,722 11,111 10,743 10,661

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,756 5,763 5,971 5,997

Civilian labor force

2,972 2,893 3,256 3,225

Participation rate

51.6 50.2 54.5 53.8

Employed

1,980 1,996 2,323 2,315

Employment-population ratio

34.4 34.6 38.9 38.6

Unemployed

992 897 933 910

Looking for full-time work

843 778 783 771

Looking for part-time work

149 118 150 139

Unemployment rate

33.4 31.0 28.6 28.2

Not in labor force

2,783 2,870 2,715 2,772

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

1,576 1,573 1,922 2,028

Civilian labor force

762 753 839 934

Participation rate

48.3 47.9 43.7 46.1

Employed

597 638 718 794

Employment-population ratio

37.9 40.5 37.4 39.2

Unemployed

165 115 121 140

Looking for full-time work

122 97 83 81

Looking for part-time work

42 18 38 59

Unemployment rate

21.6 15.3 14.4 15.0

Not in labor force

814 820 1,083 1,094

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

7,128 7,605 8,164 8,229

Civilian labor force

3,995 4,080 4,658 4,756

Participation rate

56.1 53.6 57.1 57.8

Employed

3,111 3,260 3,799 3,897

Employment-population ratio

43.6 42.9 46.5 47.4

Unemployed

884 820 860 859

Looking for full-time work

703 646 698 622

Looking for part-time work

181 174 162 238

Unemployment rate

22.1 20.1 18.5 18.1

Not in labor force

3,133 3,525 3,506 3,473

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