HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
6. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex, age, and detailed ethnic group

[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
Total(1) Mexican Puerto Rican Cuban
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

39,617 40,697 24,711 24,960 3,679 3,835 1,760 1,819

Civilian labor force

26,126 26,797 16,392 16,458 2,220 2,305 1,079 1,149

Participation rate

65.9 65.8 66.3 65.9 60.4 60.1 61.3 63.2

Employed

24,400 25,249 15,342 15,502 2,022 2,146 1,010 1,088

Employment-population ratio

61.6 62.0 62.1 62.1 55.0 56.0 57.4 59.8

Unemployed

1,726 1,548 1,050 955 198 159 69 61

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.8 6.4 5.8 8.9 6.9 6.4 5.3

Not in labor force

13,491 13,900 8,319 8,503 1,459 1,530 681 670

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,745 20,266 12,476 12,594 1,756 1,833 883 882

Civilian labor force

15,054 15,396 9,675 9,718 1,172 1,196 610 632

Participation rate

76.2 76.0 77.5 77.2 66.7 65.3 69.1 71.6

Employed

14,111 14,563 9,099 9,199 1,062 1,114 566 597

Employment-population ratio

71.5 71.9 72.9 73.0 60.5 60.8 64.1 67.7

Unemployed

943 833 576 519 110 82 44 35

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.4 6.0 5.3 9.4 6.9 7.3 5.5

Not in labor force

4,691 4,870 2,801 2,876 584 636 273 250

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

17,860 18,346 11,238 11,356 1,585 1,652 824 834

Civilian labor force

14,444 14,775 9,256 9,309 1,124 1,142 596 625

Participation rate

80.9 80.5 82.4 82.0 70.9 69.2 72.3 74.9

Employed

13,624 14,055 8,761 8,863 1,025 1,072 553 592

Employment-population ratio

76.3 76.6 78.0 78.0 64.6 64.9 67.0 71.0

Unemployed

820 720 495 446 99 70 43 33

Unemployment rate

5.7 4.9 5.3 4.8 8.8 6.2 7.2 5.2

Not in labor force

3,416 3,571 1,982 2,047 461 509 229 210

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,872 20,430 12,234 12,366 1,923 2,002 876 936

Civilian labor force

11,072 11,401 6,716 6,740 1,048 1,108 468 517

Participation rate

55.7 55.8 54.9 54.5 54.5 55.4 53.5 55.2

Employed

10,289 10,686 6,243 6,304 961 1,032 444 491

Employment-population ratio

51.8 52.3 51.0 51.0 50.0 51.5 50.6 52.4

Unemployed

783 715 474 436 88 77 25 26

Unemployment rate

7.1 6.3 7.1 6.5 8.4 6.9 5.3 5.1

Not in labor force

8,800 9,029 5,518 5,626 874 894 408 419

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,052 18,573 10,989 11,089 1,763 1,830 815 884

Civilian labor force

10,539 10,844 6,347 6,345 1,002 1,056 453 508

Participation rate

58.4 58.4 57.8 57.2 56.8 57.7 55.6 57.5

Employed

9,853 10,217 5,942 5,969 922 987 431 484

Employment-population ratio

54.6 55.0 54.1 53.8 52.3 53.9 52.9 54.7

Unemployed

686 627 404 376 79 69 22 24

Unemployment rate

6.5 5.8 6.4 5.9 7.9 6.5 4.9 4.8

Not in labor force

7,513 7,729 4,643 4,743 762 774 362 376

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,705 3,777 2,483 2,516 330 353 120 101

Civilian labor force

1,144 1,178 789 804 95 107 30 16

Participation rate

30.9 31.2 31.8 31.9 28.7 30.2 24.9 16.3

Employed

922 977 638 670 75 87 26 12

Employment-population ratio

24.9 25.9 25.7 26.6 22.8 24.6 21.7 12.3

Unemployed

221 201 151 133 20 20 4 4

Unemployment rate

19.3 17.1 19.1 16.6 20.7 18.6 - -

Not in labor force

2,562 2,599 1,695 1,713 236 246 90 84

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons of Central or South American origin and of other Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, not shown separately.

NOTE: 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 35,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 8, 2017