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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 2020

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 2020 [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

37,497 37,488 37,479 37,472 -25 -0.1

Civilian labor force

17,929 19,222 21,069 21,479 3,550 19.8

Participation rate

47.8 51.3 56.2 57.3 9.5 19.9

Employed

13,112 14,352 16,553 17,507 4,395 33.5

Employment-population ratio

35.0 38.3 44.2 46.7 11.7 33.4

Unemployed

4,817 4,870 4,517 3,973 -844 -17.5

Looking for full-time work

2,484 2,803 2,924 2,651 167 6.7

Looking for part-time work

2,333 2,067 1,593 1,321 -1,012 -43.4

Unemployment rate

26.9 25.3 21.4 18.5 -8.4 -31.2

Not in labor force

19,568 18,266 16,410 15,993 -3,575 -18.3

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,830 18,824 18,818 18,813 -17 -0.1

Civilian labor force

9,150 9,772 10,643 10,990 1,840 20.1

Participation rate

48.6 51.9 56.6 58.4 9.8 20.2

Employed

6,952 7,403 8,420 8,966 2,014 29.0

Employment-population ratio

36.9 39.3 44.7 47.7 10.8 29.3

Unemployed

2,198 2,369 2,222 2,024 -174 -7.9

Looking for full-time work

1,278 1,470 1,498 1,388 110 8.6

Looking for part-time work

920 899 725 636 -284 -30.9

Unemployment rate

24.0 24.2 20.9 18.4 -5.6 -23.3

Not in labor force

9,680 9,052 8,175 7,823 -1,857 -19.2

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,667 18,664 18,661 18,659 -8 0.0

Civilian labor force

8,779 9,449 10,426 10,489 1,710 19.5

Participation rate

47.0 50.6 55.9 56.2 9.2 19.6

Employed

6,160 6,949 8,132 8,541 2,381 38.7

Employment-population ratio

33.0 37.2 43.6 45.8 12.8 38.8

Unemployed

2,619 2,501 2,294 1,949 -670 -25.6

Looking for full-time work

1,206 1,333 1,426 1,263 57 4.7

Looking for part-time work

1,414 1,168 868 686 -728 -51.5

Unemployment rate

29.8 26.5 22.0 18.6 -11.2 -37.6

Not in labor force

9,888 9,215 8,235 8,170 -1,718 -17.4

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,508 27,496 27,485 27,474 -34 -0.1

Civilian labor force

13,689 14,680 16,060 16,322 2,633 19.2

Participation rate

49.8 53.4 58.4 59.4 9.6 19.3

Employed

10,155 11,211 12,917 13,595 3,440 33.9

Employment-population ratio

36.9 40.8 47.0 49.5 12.6 34.1

Unemployed

3,534 3,469 3,143 2,727 -807 -22.8

Looking for full-time work

1,790 1,969 2,007 1,819 29 1.6

Looking for part-time work

1,744 1,499 1,136 908 -836 -47.9

Unemployment rate

25.8 23.6 19.6 16.7 -9.1 -35.3

Not in labor force

13,819 12,816 11,424 11,152 -2,667 -19.3

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,504 5,501 5,497 5,494 -10 -0.2

Civilian labor force

2,406 2,609 2,839 2,884 478 19.9

Participation rate

43.7 47.4 51.6 52.5 8.8 20.1

Employed

1,726 1,821 2,054 2,151 425 24.6

Employment-population ratio

31.4 33.1 37.4 39.2 7.8 24.8

Unemployed

680 788 785 733 53 7.8

Looking for full-time work

419 560 563 537 118 28.2

Looking for part-time work

261 228 222 196 -65 -24.9

Unemployment rate

28.3 30.2 27.7 25.4 -2.9 -10.2

Not in labor force

3,098 2,892 2,658 2,610 -488 -15.8

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,207 2,218 2,247 2,234 27 1.2

Civilian labor force

746 808 931 958 212 28.4

Participation rate

33.8 36.4 41.4 42.9 9.1 26.9

Employed

548 541 667 715 167 30.5

Employment-population ratio

24.8 24.4 29.7 32.0 7.2 29.0

Unemployed

198 267 264 243 45 22.7

Looking for full-time work

89 112 146 138 49 55.1

Looking for part-time work

109 155 118 106 -3 -2.8

Unemployment rate

26.5 33.0 28.4 25.4 -1.1 -4.2

Not in labor force

1,461 1,410 1,316 1,277 -184 -12.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,779 8,789 8,800 8,810 31 0.4

Civilian labor force

4,188 4,498 4,926 4,789 601 14.4

Participation rate

47.7 51.2 56.0 54.4 6.7 14.0

Employed

2,983 3,166 3,717 3,752 769 25.8

Employment-population ratio

34.0 36.0 42.2 42.6 8.6 25.3

Unemployed

1,205 1,332 1,209 1,037 -168 -13.9

Looking for full-time work

703 825 813 726 23 3.3

Looking for part-time work

502 507 397 311 -191 -38.0

Unemployment rate

28.8 29.6 24.5 21.7 -7.1 -24.7

Not in labor force

4,591 4,291 3,874 4,021 -570 -12.4

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, 2020