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Table 2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2007-2010

Table 2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2007-2010
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
2007 2008 2009 2010

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,443 37,506 37,586 37,944

Civilian labor force

24,339 24,429 23,691 22,938

Participation rate

65.0 65.1 63.0 60.5

Employed

21,717 21,021 19,304 18,564

Employment-population ratio

58.0 56.0 51.4 48.9

Unemployed

2,622 3,408 4,387 4,374

Looking for full-time work

1,892 2,552 3,430 3,374

Looking for part-time work

730 856 957 1,000

Unemployment rate

10.8 14.0 18.5 19.1

Not in labor force

13,104 13,076 13,895 15,006

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,926 18,919 18,935 19,126

Civilian labor force

12,845 12,882 12,298 11,997

Participation rate

67.9 68.1 64.9 62.7

Employed

11,421 10,946 9,880 9,537

Employment-population ratio

60.3 57.9 52.2 49.9

Unemployed

1,424 1,935 2,418 2,460

Looking for full-time work

1,059 1,483 1,973 1,949

Looking for part-time work

365 453 444 510

Unemployment rate

11.1 15.0 19.7 20.5

Not in labor force

6,081 6,037 6,637 7,129

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,517 18,587 18,650 18,819

Civilian labor force

11,494 11,547 11,393 10,942

Participation rate

62.1 62.1 61.1 58.1

Employed

10,296 10,075 9,424 9,027

Employment-population ratio

55.6 54.2 50.5 48.0

Unemployed

1,198 1,473 1,969 1,914

Looking for full-time work

833 1,070 1,456 1,425

Looking for part-time work

365 403 513 489

Unemployment rate

10.4 12.8 17.3 17.5

Not in labor force

7,023 7,039 7,257 7,877

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,012 29,012 29,010 29,164

Civilian labor force

19,734 19,760 19,147 18,441

Participation rate

68.0 68.1 66.0 63.2

Employed

17,899 17,323 16,000 15,455

Employment-population ratio

61.7 59.7 55.2 53.0

Unemployed

1,835 2,437 3,147 2,987

Looking for full-time work

1,304 1,759 2,403 2,253

Looking for part-time work

531 678 744 733

Unemployment rate

9.3 12.3 16.4 16.2

Not in labor force

9,278 9,252 9,863 10,722

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,539 5,595 5,662 5,756

Civilian labor force

2,998 3,062 2,995 2,972

Participation rate

54.1 54.7 52.9 51.6

Employed

2,382 2,302 2,060 1,980

Employment-population ratio

43.0 41.2 36.4 34.4

Unemployed

616 760 935 992

Looking for full-time work

488 647 772 843

Looking for part-time work

128 112 163 149

Unemployment rate

20.5 24.8 31.2 33.4

Not in labor force

2,541 2,533 2,667 2,783

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

1,511 1,516 1,500 1,576

Civilian labor force

747 767 740 762

Participation rate

49.4 50.6 49.3 48.3

Employed

689 703 619 597

Employment-population ratio

45.6 46.4 41.3 37.9

Unemployed

58 64 121 165

Looking for full-time work

32 38 96 122

Looking for part-time work

26 26 24 42

Unemployment rate

7.7 8.4 16.3 21.6

Not in labor force

764 748 760 814

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

6,597 6,669 6,752 7,128

Civilian labor force

3,928 4,007 4,014 3,995

Participation rate

59.5 60.1 59.4 56.1

Employed

3,465 3,367 3,143 3,111

Employment-population ratio

52.5 50.5 46.5 43.6

Unemployed

464 639 871 884

Looking for full-time work

341 487 693 703

Looking for part-time work

123 153 178 181

Unemployment rate

11.8 16.0 21.7 22.1

Not in labor force

2,669 2,662 2,738 3,133

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