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A data chart image of Foreign-born workers made up 17.4 percent of labor force in 2019

Foreign-born workers made up 17.4 percent of labor force in 2019

May 29, 2020

In 2019, there were 28.4 million foreign-born people in the U.S. labor force, comprising 17.4 percent of the total.

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May 28, 2020

A data chart image of 43 states at historically high unemployment rates in April 2020

43 states at historically high unemployment rates in April 2020

In April 2020, unemployment rates in 43 states were at their highest levels since the state unemployment data began in January 1976. Unemployment rates in Hawaii and Nevada exceeded their previous highs by more than 10.0 percentage points each, while the rates in Michigan, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont exceeded their previous highs by more than 5.0 points each.

May 27, 2020

A data chart image of Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in April 2020

Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in April 2020

The largest job declines occurred in California (-2,344,700), New York (-1,827,300), and Texas (-1,298,900). The largest percentage declines occurred in Michigan (-22.8 percent), Vermont (-19.6 percent), and New York (-18.8 percent).

May 26, 2020

A data chart image of Employment in 2019 up 5.8 percent in Cleveland County, Oklahoma

Employment in 2019 up 5.8 percent in Cleveland County, Oklahoma

Cleveland County, Oklahoma (part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area), had the largest over-the-year increase in employment with a gain of 5.8 percent from December 2018 to December 2019. The largest employment increase in Cleveland County occurred in trade, transportation, and utilities.

May 22, 2020

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66.2 percent of 2019 high school graduates enrolled in college in October 2019

Of the 3.2 million people ages 16 to 24 who graduated from high school between January and October 2019, 2.1 million, or 66.2 percent, were enrolled in colleges or universities in October 2019. For 2019 high school graduates, the college enrollment rate was 69.8 percent for young women and 62.0 percent for young men.

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