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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 2020-2021

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2020-2021 [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
2020
July
2021
July
2020
July
2021
July
2020
July
2021
July
2020
July
2021
July
2020
July
2021

Total employed

17,507 20,268 13,595 15,635 2,151 2,594 715 856 3,752 4,456

Agriculture and related industries

298 251 278 238 1 4 1 0 58 52

Nonagricultural industries

17,209 20,017 13,317 15,397 2,151 2,590 713 856 3,694 4,404

Private wage and salary workers(1)

15,693 18,396 12,172 14,108 1,970 2,399 662 795 3,383 4,088

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

46 29 24 29 8 0 14 0 14 10

Construction

933 1,002 813 882 56 62 12 6 264 340

Manufacturing

1,189 1,212 972 976 135 135 53 25 244 258

Durable goods

727 758 604 600 72 75 39 18 136 159

Nondurable goods

462 455 368 376 64 60 14 7 107 99

Wholesale trade

230 231 179 171 36 27 5 20 16 53

Retail trade

3,558 4,061 2,711 3,036 439 641 167 132 846 922

Transportation and utilities

673 831 482 538 95 196 45 31 209 258

Information

117 239 96 193 13 11 0 26 28 18

Financial activities

642 660 470 487 100 97 43 52 121 105

Professional and business services

1,352 1,745 1,092 1,286 116 220 80 140 248 328

Education and health services

1,905 2,379 1,460 1,809 282 334 73 146 326 437

Leisure and hospitality

4,180 5,161 3,186 3,990 621 601 92 190 906 1,193

Other services

871 847 687 711 67 76 77 29 161 166

Government wage and salary workers

1,145 1,130 853 902 129 124 49 47 226 187

Federal

215 233 113 196 52 3 8 15 19 32

State

406 360 309 280 51 49 17 17 94 56

Local

524 538 431 427 26 72 24 15 114 98

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

371 491 292 388 51 68 3 13 85 129

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, 2021