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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2021

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2021 [Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
April May June July April-July changes
Number Percent

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,290 37,274 37,262 37,250 -40 -0.1

Civilian labor force

20,159 20,471 22,120 22,522 2,363 11.7

Participation rate

54.1 54.9 59.4 60.5 6.4 11.8

Employed

18,126 18,410 19,701 20,268 2,142 11.8

Employment-population ratio

48.6 49.4 52.9 54.4 5.8 11.9

Unemployed

2,033 2,062 2,419 2,254 221 10.9

Looking for full-time work

1,499 1,553 1,780 1,697 198 13.2

Looking for part-time work

534 509 638 557 23 4.3

Unemployment rate

10.1 10.1 10.9 10.0 -0.1 -1.0

Not in labor force

17,131 16,803 15,142 14,728 -2,403 -14.0

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,713 18,705 18,698 18,692 -21 -0.1

Civilian labor force

10,376 10,484 11,270 11,547 1,171 11.3

Participation rate

55.5 56.1 60.3 61.8 6.3 11.4

Employed

9,231 9,353 9,972 10,294 1,063 11.5

Employment-population ratio

49.3 50.0 53.3 55.1 5.8 11.8

Unemployed

1,146 1,132 1,298 1,253 107 9.3

Looking for full-time work

882 926 964 976 94 10.7

Looking for part-time work

264 206 334 277 13 4.9

Unemployment rate

11.0 10.8 11.5 10.9 -0.1 -0.9

Not in labor force

8,337 8,220 7,428 7,145 -1,192 -14.3

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,577 18,570 18,564 18,559 -18 -0.1

Civilian labor force

9,783 9,987 10,850 10,976 1,193 12.2

Participation rate

52.7 53.8 58.4 59.1 6.4 12.1

Employed

8,895 9,057 9,729 9,975 1,080 12.1

Employment-population ratio

47.9 48.8 52.4 53.7 5.8 12.1

Unemployed

887 930 1,121 1,001 114 12.9

Looking for full-time work

617 627 816 721 104 16.9

Looking for part-time work

270 303 305 280 10 3.7

Unemployment rate

9.1 9.3 10.3 9.1 0.0 0.0

Not in labor force

8,794 8,583 7,714 7,583 -1,211 -13.8

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,366 27,354 27,343 27,333 -33 -0.1

Civilian labor force

15,461 15,706 16,857 17,168 1,707 11.0

Participation rate

56.5 57.4 61.7 62.8 6.3 11.2

Employed

14,082 14,371 15,188 15,635 1,553 11.0

Employment-population ratio

51.5 52.5 55.5 57.2 5.7 11.1

Unemployed

1,379 1,335 1,669 1,533 154 11.2

Looking for full-time work

1,025 1,009 1,246 1,170 145 14.1

Looking for part-time work

353 327 423 363 10 2.8

Unemployment rate

8.9 8.5 9.9 8.9 0.0 0.0

Not in labor force

11,905 11,648 10,486 10,165 -1,740 -14.6

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,458 5,456 5,454 5,452 -6 -0.1

Civilian labor force

2,664 2,634 2,994 3,004 340 12.8

Participation rate

48.8 48.3 54.9 55.1 6.3 12.9

Employed

2,238 2,195 2,586 2,594 356 15.9

Employment-population ratio

41.0 40.2 47.4 47.6 6.6 16.1

Unemployed

426 439 408 410 -16 -3.8

Looking for full-time work

334 329 343 325 -9 -2.7

Looking for part-time work

92 110 66 85 -7 -7.6

Unemployment rate

16.0 16.7 13.6 13.6 -2.4 -15.0

Not in labor force

2,794 2,821 2,460 2,448 -346 -12.4

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,139 2,185 2,143 2,186 47 2.2

Civilian labor force

815 873 903 976 161 19.8

Participation rate

38.1 39.9 42.1 44.6 6.5 17.1

Employed

742 783 779 856 114 15.4

Employment-population ratio

34.7 35.9 36.3 39.1 4.4 12.7

Unemployed

74 89 124 120 46 62.2

Looking for full-time work

34 61 60 70 36 105.9

Looking for part-time work

40 28 64 50 10 25.0

Unemployment rate

9.0 10.2 13.8 12.3 3.3 36.7

Not in labor force

1,323 1,312 1,240 1,210 -113 -8.5

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,855 8,863 8,872 8,880 25 0.3

Civilian labor force

4,703 4,634 4,932 5,044 341 7.3

Participation rate

53.1 52.3 55.6 56.8 3.7 7.0

Employed

4,124 4,114 4,346 4,456 332 8.1

Employment-population ratio

46.6 46.4 49.0 50.2 3.6 7.7

Unemployed

579 520 585 588 9 1.6

Looking for full-time work

430 402 427 472 42 9.8

Looking for part-time work

149 118 158 116 -33 -22.1

Unemployment rate

12.3 11.2 11.9 11.7 -0.6 -4.9

Not in labor force

4,152 4,229 3,940 3,836 -316 -7.6

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 18, 2021