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
2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,697 41,371 24,960 25,455 3,835 3,902 1,819 1,723

Civilian labor force

26,797 27,339 16,458 16,808 2,305 2,409 1,149 1,063

Participation rate

65.8 66.1 65.9 66.0 60.1 61.7 63.2 61.7

Employed

25,249 25,938 15,502 15,958 2,146 2,265 1,088 1,019

Employment-population ratio

62.0 62.7 62.1 62.7 56.0 58.1 59.8 59.2

Unemployed

1,548 1,401 955 849 159 144 61 43

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.1 5.8 5.1 6.9 6.0 5.3 4.1

Not in labor force

13,900 14,032 8,503 8,647 1,530 1,493 670 660

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

20,266 20,578 12,594 12,918 1,833 1,866 882 834

Civilian labor force

15,396 15,604 9,718 9,908 1,196 1,245 632 600

Participation rate

76.0 75.8 77.2 76.7 65.3 66.7 71.6 71.9

Employed

14,563 14,874 9,199 9,453 1,114 1,162 597 579

Employment-population ratio

71.9 72.3 73.0 73.2 60.8 62.3 67.7 69.4

Unemployed

833 730 519 455 82 82 35 21

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.7 5.3 4.6 6.9 6.6 5.5 3.4

Not in labor force

4,870 4,974 2,876 3,010 636 621 250 234

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,346 18,627 11,356 11,627 1,652 1,671 834 784

Civilian labor force

14,775 14,987 9,309 9,489 1,142 1,180 625 590

Participation rate

80.5 80.5 82.0 81.6 69.2 70.6 74.9 75.2

Employed

14,055 14,355 8,863 9,100 1,072 1,109 592 570

Employment-population ratio

76.6 77.1 78.0 78.3 64.9 66.3 71.0 72.8

Unemployed

720 632 446 389 70 72 33 19

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.2 4.8 4.1 6.2 6.1 5.2 3.3

Not in labor force

3,571 3,640 2,047 2,138 509 491 210 194

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

20,430 20,794 12,366 12,537 2,002 2,036 936 888

Civilian labor force

11,401 11,735 6,740 6,899 1,108 1,164 517 463

Participation rate

55.8 56.4 54.5 55.0 55.4 57.2 55.2 52.1

Employed

10,686 11,064 6,304 6,505 1,032 1,103 491 440

Employment-population ratio

52.3 53.2 51.0 51.9 51.5 54.2 52.4 49.5

Unemployed

715 671 436 394 77 62 26 23

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.7 6.5 5.7 6.9 5.3 5.1 4.9

Not in labor force

9,029 9,058 5,626 5,638 894 872 419 426

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,573 18,900 11,089 11,236 1,830 1,882 884 829

Civilian labor force

10,844 11,128 6,345 6,470 1,056 1,115 508 449

Participation rate

58.4 58.9 57.2 57.6 57.7 59.2 57.5 54.2

Employed

10,217 10,543 5,969 6,132 987 1,062 484 430

Employment-population ratio

55.0 55.8 53.8 54.6 53.9 56.4 54.7 51.9

Unemployed

627 585 376 338 69 53 24 20

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.3 5.9 5.2 6.5 4.8 4.8 4.4

Not in labor force

7,729 7,773 4,743 4,767 774 767 376 379

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,777 3,844 2,516 2,592 353 348 101 111

Civilian labor force

1,178 1,225 804 849 107 114 16 24

Participation rate

31.2 31.9 31.9 32.7 30.2 32.8 16.3 21.4

Employed

977 1,041 670 726 87 95 12 19

Employment-population ratio

25.9 27.1 26.6 28.0 24.6 27.2 12.3 17.3

Unemployed

201 184 133 122 20 19 4 4

Unemployment rate

17.1 15.0 16.6 14.4 18.6 16.9 - -

Not in labor force

2,599 2,619 1,713 1,743 246 234 84 87

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: January 19, 2018