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Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2019-2020

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2019-2020 [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
2019
July
2020
July
2019
July
2020
July
2019
July
2020
July
2019
July
2020
July
2019
July
2020

Total employed

21,196 17,507 16,295 13,595 2,771 2,151 978 715 4,485 3,752

Agriculture and related industries

322 298 290 278 3 1 9 1 66 58

Nonagricultural industries

20,874 17,209 16,005 13,317 2,768 2,151 969 713 4,419 3,694

Private wage and salary workers(1)

19,008 15,693 14,568 12,172 2,542 1,970 897 662 4,104 3,383

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

66 46 52 24 7 8 0 14 15 14

Construction

1,135 933 955 813 83 56 13 12 308 264

Manufacturing

1,451 1,189 1,159 972 157 135 53 53 298 244

Durable goods

972 727 770 604 113 72 41 39 183 136

Nondurable goods

480 462 389 368 44 64 12 14 115 107

Wholesale trade

266 230 200 179 53 36 9 5 62 16

Retail trade

3,647 3,558 2,708 2,711 583 439 140 167 809 846

Transportation and utilities

663 673 435 482 145 95 40 45 169 209

Information

277 117 204 96 34 13 31 0 41 28

Financial activities

728 642 556 470 92 100 46 43 173 121

Professional and business services

1,706 1,352 1,327 1,092 182 116 131 80 361 248

Education and health services

2,844 1,905 2,108 1,460 447 282 144 73 557 326

Leisure and hospitality

5,282 4,180 4,083 3,186 661 621 247 92 1,189 906

Other services

941 871 781 687 97 67 44 77 123 161

Government wage and salary workers

1,466 1,145 1,119 853 193 129 53 49 239 226

Federal

219 215 162 113 35 52 6 8 44 19

State

507 406 381 309 62 51 30 17 59 94

Local

740 524 575 431 96 26 17 24 136 114

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

401 371 318 292 34 51 18 3 76 85

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 18, 2020