Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2015-2016

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2015-2016 [Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Industry and class of worker Total White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016

Total employed

20,333 20,456 15,903 15,981 2,645 2,499 855 859 4,127 4,235

Agriculture and related industries

309 320 294 302 7 5 1 4 47 74

Nonagricultural industries

20,024 20,136 15,609 15,678 2,638 2,493 853 855 4,079 4,162

Private wage and salary workers(1)

18,223 18,359 14,169 14,314 2,418 2,245 791 774 3,790 3,893

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

75 39 68 25 0 13 3 0 9 15

Construction

883 991 799 934 36 24 1 8 267 304

Manufacturing

1,385 1,408 1,133 1,092 162 172 46 71 322 261

Durable goods

882 792 726 653 104 75 33 41 173 136

Nondurable goods

504 616 406 439 58 97 14 30 149 124

Wholesale trade

277 252 228 209 24 20 12 4 94 58

Retail trade

4,005 3,756 2,902 2,871 680 500 206 173 785 781

Transportation and utilities

447 434 337 278 73 100 13 30 133 81

Information

288 278 221 237 30 20 30 20 52 59

Financial activities

725 762 571 581 93 78 39 57 180 145

Professional and business services

1,547 1,690 1,228 1,324 158 189 75 99 332 399

Education and health services

2,236 2,607 1,664 1,951 331 391 137 133 368 497

Leisure and hospitality

5,437 5,213 4,234 4,072 762 638 196 138 1,098 1,104

Other services

918 929 784 741 68 98 33 40 150 190

Government wage and salary workers

1,403 1,395 1,091 1,042 195 221 47 68 189 177

Federal

114 158 82 112 14 23 9 14 3 8

State

541 510 414 366 77 82 19 36 80 58

Local

748 728 595 563 103 116 18 18 106 111

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

398 382 349 322 26 28 16 14 100 91

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

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 17, 2016