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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2010

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2010
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
April May June July April-July changes
Number Percent

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,951 37,946 37,944 37,944 -7 0.0

Civilian labor force

20,567 20,894 22,401 22,938 2,371 11.5

Participation rate

54.2 55.1 59.0 60.5 6.3 11.6

Employed

16,764 17,039 17,920 18,564 1,800 10.7

Employment-population ratio

44.2 44.9 47.2 48.9 4.7 10.6

Unemployed

3,803 3,854 4,481 4,374 571 15.0

Looking for full-time work

2,779 2,877 3,454 3,374 595 21.4

Looking for part-time work

1,024 977 1,027 1,000 -24 -2.3

Unemployment rate

18.5 18.4 20.0 19.1 0.6 3.2

Not in labor force

17,384 17,052 15,543 15,006 -2,378 -13.7

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,132 19,128 19,127 19,126 -6 0.0

Civilian labor force

10,727 10,817 11,710 11,997 1,270 11.8

Participation rate

56.1 56.5 61.2 62.7 6.6 11.8

Employed

8,407 8,676 9,122 9,537 1,130 13.4

Employment-population ratio

43.9 45.4 47.7 49.9 6.0 13.7

Unemployed

2,319 2,140 2,587 2,460 141 6.1

Looking for full-time work

1,816 1,686 2,088 1,949 133 7.3

Looking for part-time work

503 455 499 510 7 1.4

Unemployment rate

21.6 19.8 22.1 20.5 -1.1 -5.1

Not in labor force

8,405 8,312 7,417 7,129 -1,276 -15.2

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,819 18,818 18,818 18,819 0 0.0

Civilian labor force

9,840 10,077 10,692 10,942 1,102 11.2

Participation rate

52.3 53.6 56.8 58.1 5.8 11.1

Employed

8,357 8,363 8,798 9,027 670 8.0

Employment-population ratio

44.4 44.4 46.8 48.0 3.6 8.1

Unemployed

1,483 1,714 1,894 1,914 431 29.1

Looking for full-time work

963 1,191 1,366 1,425 462 48.0

Looking for part-time work

521 523 527 489 -32 -6.1

Unemployment rate

15.1 17.0 17.7 17.5 2.4 15.9

Not in labor force

8,979 8,741 8,126 7,877 -1,102 -12.3

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,187 29,177 29,170 29,164 -23 -0.1

Civilian labor force

16,479 16,773 17,999 18,441 1,962 11.9

Participation rate

56.5 57.5 61.7 63.2 6.7 11.9

Employed

13,795 13,946 14,743 15,455 1,660 12.0

Employment-population ratio

47.3 47.8 50.5 53.0 5.7 12.1

Unemployed

2,684 2,827 3,256 2,987 303 11.3

Looking for full-time work

1,900 2,049 2,445 2,253 353 18.6

Looking for part-time work

784 778 811 733 -51 -6.5

Unemployment rate

16.3 16.9 18.1 16.2 -0.1 -0.6

Not in labor force

12,708 12,404 11,171 10,722 -1,986 -15.6

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,751 5,752 5,754 5,756 5 0.1

Civilian labor force

2,706 2,749 2,901 2,972 266 9.8

Participation rate

47.1 47.8 50.4 51.6 4.5 9.6

Employed

1,878 2,008 1,998 1,980 102 5.4

Employment-population ratio

32.6 34.9 34.7 34.4 1.8 5.5

Unemployed

829 742 903 992 163 19.7

Looking for full-time work

647 593 759 843 196 30.3

Looking for part-time work

182 149 144 149 -33 -18.1

Unemployment rate

30.6 27.0 31.1 33.4 2.8 9.2

Not in labor force

3,044 3,002 2,853 2,783 -261 -8.6

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

1,592 1,602 1,588 1,576 -16 -1.0

Civilian labor force

665 640 714 762 97 14.6

Participation rate

41.8 39.9 45.0 48.3 6.5 15.6

Employed

573 544 597 597 24 4.2

Employment-population ratio

36.0 34.0 37.6 37.9 1.9 5.3

Unemployed

92 95 117 165 73 79.3

Looking for full-time work

64 70 75 122 58 90.6

Looking for part-time work

28 25 42 42 14 50.0

Unemployment rate

13.8 14.9 16.4 21.6 7.8 56.5

Not in labor force

927 962 874 814 -113 -12.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

7,087 7,100 7,114 7,128 41 0.6

Civilian labor force

3,727 3,715 3,825 3,995 268 7.2

Participation rate

52.6 52.3 53.8 56.1 3.5 6.7

Employed

2,955 3,008 2,929 3,111 156 5.3

Employment-population ratio

41.7 42.4 41.2 43.6 1.9 4.6

Unemployed

773 708 896 884 111 14.4

Looking for full-time work

591 547 732 703 112 19.0

Looking for part-time work

182 161 164 181 -1 -0.5

Unemployment rate

20.7 19.0 23.4 22.1 1.4 6.8

Not in labor force

3,360 3,385 3,289 3,133 -227 -6.8

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: October 03, 2023