Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2016-2017

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2016-2017 [Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Industry and class of worker Total White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017

Total employed

20,456 20,890 15,981 16,031 2,499 2,694 859 944 4,235 4,347

Agriculture and related industries

320 336 302 306 5 14 4 3 74 105

Nonagricultural industries

20,136 20,555 15,678 15,724 2,493 2,680 855 940 4,162 4,242

Private wage and salary workers(1)

18,359 18,794 14,314 14,395 2,245 2,449 774 862 3,893 3,992

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

39 32 25 26 13 0 0 0 15 3

Construction

991 1,061 934 965 24 44 8 9 304 368

Manufacturing

1,408 1,361 1,092 1,062 172 161 71 72 261 273

Durable goods

792 820 653 683 75 83 41 37 136 140

Nondurable goods

616 540 439 380 97 79 30 35 124 134

Wholesale trade

252 290 209 236 20 28 4 15 58 70

Retail trade

3,756 3,978 2,871 2,996 500 570 173 190 781 907

Transportation and utilities

434 595 278 380 100 157 30 17 81 144

Information

278 305 237 199 20 46 20 31 59 57

Financial activities

762 721 581 556 78 89 57 36 145 115

Professional and business services

1,690 1,724 1,324 1,328 189 217 99 96 399 317

Education and health services

2,607 2,466 1,951 1,848 391 379 133 108 497 442

Leisure and hospitality

5,213 5,403 4,072 4,107 638 680 138 242 1,104 1,141

Other services

929 858 741 691 98 78 40 46 190 155

Government wage and salary workers

1,395 1,491 1,042 1,096 221 210 68 72 177 213

Federal

158 194 112 107 23 45 14 20 8 24

State

510 541 366 392 82 67 36 31 58 71

Local

728 756 563 597 116 98 18 20 111 118

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

382 270 322 233 28 21 14 6 91 37

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

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 16, 2017