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Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2009-2010

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2009-2010
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Industry and class of worker Total White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010

Total employed

19,304 18,564 16,000 15,455 2,060 1,980 619 597 3,143 3,111

Agriculture and related industries

381 372 361 358 7 10 0 0 72 97

Nonagricultural industries

18,923 18,192 15,639 15,097 2,053 1,970 619 597 3,071 3,015

Private wage and salary workers

16,986 16,311 14,061 13,528 1,831 1,782 569 525 2,825 2,709

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

44 63 44 63 0 0 0 0 3 12

Construction

871 819 806 770 35 33 14 0 251 257

Manufacturing

1,068 1,015 882 849 88 91 57 51 252 213

Durable goods

580 598 498 507 29 44 32 27 117 113

Nondurable goods

488 417 385 342 59 47 25 23 135 100

Wholesale trade

321 297 273 249 29 29 5 7 57 54

Retail trade

3,851 3,659 3,061 2,959 513 473 172 126 577 495

Transportation and utilities

413 355 322 301 66 44 8 6 95 63

Information

317 361 237 254 54 59 21 34 45 66

Financial activities

823 794 702 686 74 42 31 48 140 117

Professional and business services

1,350 1,395 1,097 1,130 145 166 49 48 233 282

Education and health services

2,141 2,169 1,705 1,692 306 337 61 79 307 253

Leisure and hospitality

4,799 4,595 4,053 3,879 461 449 122 106 745 759

Other services

988 789 879 697 62 58 30 21 119 138

Government wage and salary workers

1,588 1,433 1,297 1,172 175 160 47 57 188 224

Federal

201 221 133 158 35 50 12 4 28 25

State

516 443 419 373 70 36 10 21 57 63

Local

871 769 745 642 71 74 25 32 103 136

Self-employed and unpaid family workers

350 447 282 397 46 28 4 15 58 82

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