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
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,371 42,734 25,455 26,031 3,902 3,938 1,723 1,905

Civilian labor force

27,339 28,336 16,808 17,312 2,409 2,408 1,063 1,181

Participation rate

66.1 66.3 66.0 66.5 61.7 61.2 61.7 62.0

Employed

25,938 27,012 15,958 16,497 2,265 2,272 1,019 1,139

Employment-population ratio

62.7 63.2 62.7 63.4 58.1 57.7 59.2 59.8

Unemployed

1,401 1,323 849 815 144 136 43 41

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.7 5.1 4.7 6.0 5.7 4.1 3.5

Not in labor force

14,032 14,398 8,647 8,718 1,493 1,529 660 725

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

20,578 21,287 12,918 13,204 1,866 1,875 834 940

Civilian labor force

15,604 16,113 9,908 10,107 1,245 1,266 600 660

Participation rate

75.8 75.7 76.7 76.5 66.7 67.5 71.9 70.3

Employed

14,874 15,418 9,453 9,667 1,162 1,193 579 636

Employment-population ratio

72.3 72.4 73.2 73.2 62.3 63.6 69.4 67.7

Unemployed

730 695 455 439 82 73 21 24

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.3 4.6 4.3 6.6 5.8 3.4 3.6

Not in labor force

4,974 5,174 3,010 3,097 621 609 234 279

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,627 19,289 11,627 11,893 1,671 1,687 784 887

Civilian labor force

14,987 15,464 9,489 9,683 1,180 1,200 590 649

Participation rate

80.5 80.2 81.6 81.4 70.6 71.1 75.2 73.2

Employed

14,355 14,873 9,100 9,317 1,109 1,139 570 628

Employment-population ratio

77.1 77.1 78.3 78.3 66.3 67.5 72.8 70.8

Unemployed

632 591 389 366 72 61 19 21

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.8 4.1 3.8 6.1 5.1 3.3 3.3

Not in labor force

3,640 3,825 2,138 2,210 491 487 194 238

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

20,794 21,447 12,537 12,827 2,036 2,063 888 966

Civilian labor force

11,735 12,223 6,899 7,205 1,164 1,142 463 520

Participation rate

56.4 57.0 55.0 56.2 57.2 55.4 52.1 53.9

Employed

11,064 11,594 6,505 6,830 1,103 1,080 440 503

Employment-population ratio

53.2 54.1 51.9 53.2 54.2 52.3 49.5 52.1

Unemployed

671 628 394 376 62 63 23 17

Unemployment rate

5.7 5.1 5.7 5.2 5.3 5.5 4.9 3.3

Not in labor force

9,058 9,224 5,638 5,621 872 920 426 446

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,900 19,507 11,236 11,529 1,882 1,904 829 918

Civilian labor force

11,128 11,592 6,470 6,767 1,115 1,091 449 511

Participation rate

58.9 59.4 57.6 58.7 59.2 57.3 54.2 55.6

Employed

10,543 11,045 6,132 6,446 1,062 1,036 430 493

Employment-population ratio

55.8 56.6 54.6 55.9 56.4 54.4 51.9 53.7

Unemployed

585 547 338 320 53 54 20 17

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.7 5.2 4.7 4.8 5.0 4.4 3.4

Not in labor force

7,773 7,915 4,767 4,762 767 813 379 408

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,844 3,938 2,592 2,609 348 346 111 100

Civilian labor force

1,225 1,280 849 863 114 118 24 21

Participation rate

31.9 32.5 32.7 33.1 32.8 34.0 21.4 21.1

Employed

1,041 1,094 726 734 95 97 19 18

Employment-population ratio

27.1 27.8 28.0 28.1 27.2 28.0 17.3 18.4

Unemployed

184 186 122 129 19 21 4 3

Unemployment rate

15.0 14.5 14.4 14.9 16.9 17.5 - -

Not in labor force

2,619 2,658 1,743 1,746 234 229 87 79

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 18, 2019