Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2017-2018

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2017-2018 [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
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

Total employed

20,890 20,897 16,031 16,174 2,694 2,675 944 913 4,347 4,492

Agriculture and related industries

336 391 306 360 14 8 3 0 105 103

Nonagricultural industries

20,555 20,506 15,724 15,814 2,680 2,667 940 913 4,242 4,389

Private wage and salary workers(1)

18,794 18,720 14,395 14,468 2,449 2,414 862 833 3,992 4,125

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

32 77 26 75 0 0 0 0 3 23

Construction

1,061 1,000 965 888 44 44 9 13 368 283

Manufacturing

1,361 1,409 1,062 1,124 161 141 72 72 273 306

Durable goods

820 815 683 684 83 66 37 35 140 147

Nondurable goods

540 595 380 439 79 74 35 37 134 159

Wholesale trade

290 304 236 234 28 52 15 13 70 77

Retail trade

3,978 3,682 2,996 2,800 570 574 190 164 907 840

Transportation and utilities

595 577 380 447 157 73 17 16 144 184

Information

305 276 199 212 46 25 31 23 57 49

Financial activities

721 797 556 621 89 99 36 30 115 176

Professional and business services

1,724 1,738 1,328 1,322 217 232 96 108 317 389

Education and health services

2,466 2,383 1,848 1,778 379 404 108 83 442 469

Leisure and hospitality

5,403 5,463 4,107 4,158 680 666 242 270 1,141 1,125

Other services

858 1,014 691 812 78 104 46 41 155 204

Government wage and salary workers

1,491 1,398 1,096 1,064 210 190 72 66 213 176

Federal

194 177 107 100 45 48 20 9 24 18

State

541 465 392 375 67 47 31 30 71 44

Local

756 757 597 589 98 96 20 28 118 114

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

270 388 233 282 21 62 6 14 37 88

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, 2018