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Table 2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2019-2022

Table 2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2019-2022 [Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
July
2019
July
2020
July
2021
July
2022

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,729 37,472 37,250 37,954

Civilian labor force

23,311 21,479 22,522 22,943

Participation rate

61.8 57.3 60.5 60.4

Employed

21,196 17,507 20,268 20,992

Employment-population ratio

56.2 46.7 54.4 55.3

Unemployed

2,115 3,973 2,254 1,951

Looking for full-time work

1,447 2,651 1,697 1,415

Looking for part-time work

668 1,321 557 536

Unemployment rate

9.1 18.5 10.0 8.5

Not in labor force

14,417 15,993 14,728 15,011

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,964 18,813 18,692 19,065

Civilian labor force

11,977 10,990 11,547 11,763

Participation rate

63.2 58.4 61.8 61.7

Employed

10,857 8,966 10,294 10,733

Employment-population ratio

57.3 47.7 55.1 56.3

Unemployed

1,120 2,024 1,253 1,031

Looking for full-time work

803 1,388 976 798

Looking for part-time work

317 636 277 232

Unemployment rate

9.4 18.4 10.9 8.8

Not in labor force

6,987 7,823 7,145 7,302

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,765 18,659 18,559 18,890

Civilian labor force

11,334 10,489 10,976 11,180

Participation rate

60.4 56.2 59.1 59.2

Employed

10,339 8,541 9,975 10,259

Employment-population ratio

55.1 45.8 53.7 54.3

Unemployed

995 1,949 1,001 921

Looking for full-time work

645 1,263 721 617

Looking for part-time work

350 686 280 304

Unemployment rate

8.8 18.6 9.1 8.2

Not in labor force

7,430 8,170 7,583 7,710

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,658 27,474 27,333 27,798

Civilian labor force

17,716 16,322 17,168 17,411

Participation rate

64.1 59.4 62.8 62.6

Employed

16,295 13,595 15,635 16,197

Employment-population ratio

58.9 49.5 57.2 58.3

Unemployed

1,421 2,727 1,533 1,213

Looking for full-time work

938 1,819 1,170 837

Looking for part-time work

483 908 363 376

Unemployment rate

8.0 16.7 8.9 7.0

Not in labor force

9,942 11,152 10,165 10,388

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,561 5,494 5,452 5,551

Civilian labor force

3,243 2,884 3,004 3,060

Participation rate

58.3 52.5 55.1 55.1

Employed

2,771 2,151 2,594 2,574

Employment-population ratio

49.8 39.2 47.6 46.4

Unemployed

472 733 410 486

Looking for full-time work

374 537 325 380

Looking for part-time work

98 196 85 106

Unemployment rate

14.6 25.4 13.6 15.9

Not in labor force

2,318 2,610 2,448 2,490

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,387 2,234 2,186 2,203

Civilian labor force

1,065 958 976 1,089

Participation rate

44.6 42.9 44.6 49.4

Employed

978 715 856 971

Employment-population ratio

41.0 32.0 39.1 44.1

Unemployed

87 243 120 117

Looking for full-time work

37 138 70 103

Looking for part-time work

50 106 50 15

Unemployment rate

8.2 25.4 12.3 10.8

Not in labor force

1,322 1,277 1,210 1,114

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,750 8,810 8,880 9,193

Civilian labor force

5,059 4,789 5,044 5,099

Participation rate

57.8 54.4 56.8 55.5

Employed

4,485 3,752 4,456 4,607

Employment-population ratio

51.3 42.6 50.2 50.1

Unemployed

574 1,037 588 493

Looking for full-time work

384 726 472 330

Looking for part-time work

190 311 116 163

Unemployment rate

11.3 21.7 11.7 9.7

Not in labor force

3,691 4,021 3,836 4,093

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.

Last Modified Date: August 17, 2022