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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 2021-2022

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2021-2022 [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
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022

Total employed

20,268 20,992 15,635 16,197 2,594 2,574 856 971 4,456 4,607

Agriculture and related industries

251 347 238 317 4 11 0 0 52 75

Nonagricultural industries

20,017 20,645 15,397 15,880 2,590 2,563 856 971 4,404 4,531

Private wage and salary workers(1)

18,396 19,014 14,108 14,661 2,399 2,346 795 886 4,088 4,216

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

29 54 29 39 0 4 0 0 10 5

Construction

1,002 1,190 882 971 62 116 6 0 340 429

Manufacturing

1,212 1,339 976 1,008 135 161 25 101 258 246

Durable goods

758 846 600 648 75 87 18 55 159 154

Nondurable goods

455 493 376 360 60 73 7 46 99 92

Wholesale trade

231 236 171 168 27 25 20 27 53 52

Retail trade

4,061 3,916 3,036 3,008 641 587 132 122 922 919

Transportation and utilities

831 1,115 538 810 196 201 31 41 258 267

Information

239 205 193 162 11 21 26 9 18 42

Financial activities

660 593 487 487 97 53 52 51 105 88

Professional and business services

1,745 1,794 1,286 1,362 220 183 140 156 328 381

Education and health services

2,379 2,468 1,809 1,871 334 347 146 145 437 457

Leisure and hospitality

5,161 5,115 3,990 3,972 601 581 190 201 1,193 1,083

Other services

847 988 711 806 76 67 29 33 166 248

Government wage and salary workers

1,130 1,223 902 908 124 176 47 49 187 221

Federal

233 223 196 132 3 56 15 14 32 41

State

360 355 280 296 49 21 17 15 56 57

Local

538 645 427 481 72 99 15 21 98 122

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

491 408 388 311 68 41 13 37 129 94

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.

Last Modified Date: August 17, 2022