Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2018-2019

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2018-2019 [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
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019

Total employed

20,897 21,196 16,174 16,295 2,675 2,771 913 978 4,492 4,485

Agriculture and related industries

391 322 360 290 8 3 0 9 103 66

Nonagricultural industries

20,506 20,874 15,814 16,005 2,667 2,768 913 969 4,389 4,419

Private wage and salary workers(1)

18,720 19,008 14,468 14,568 2,414 2,542 833 897 4,125 4,104

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

77 66 75 52 0 7 0 0 23 15

Construction

1,000 1,135 888 955 44 83 13 13 283 308

Manufacturing

1,409 1,451 1,124 1,159 141 157 72 53 306 298

Durable goods

815 972 684 770 66 113 35 41 147 183

Nondurable goods

595 480 439 389 74 44 37 12 159 115

Wholesale trade

304 266 234 200 52 53 13 9 77 62

Retail trade

3,682 3,647 2,800 2,708 574 583 164 140 840 809

Transportation and utilities

577 663 447 435 73 145 16 40 184 169

Information

276 277 212 204 25 34 23 31 49 41

Financial activities

797 728 621 556 99 92 30 46 176 173

Professional and business services

1,738 1,706 1,322 1,327 232 182 108 131 389 361

Education and health services

2,383 2,844 1,778 2,108 404 447 83 144 469 557

Leisure and hospitality

5,463 5,282 4,158 4,083 666 661 270 247 1,125 1,189

Other services

1,014 941 812 781 104 97 41 44 204 123

Government wage and salary workers

1,398 1,466 1,064 1,119 190 193 66 53 176 239

Federal

177 219 100 162 48 35 9 6 18 44

State

465 507 375 381 47 62 30 30 44 59

Local

757 740 589 575 96 96 28 17 114 136

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

388 401 282 318 62 34 14 18 88 76

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, 2019