HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
6. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex, age, and detailed ethnic group
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
Total(1) Mexican Puerto Rican Cuban
2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,400 39,617 23,829 24,711 3,515 3,679 1,659 1,760

Civilian labor force

25,370 26,126 15,768 16,392 2,114 2,220 1,009 1,079

Participation rate

66.1 65.9 66.2 66.3 60.1 60.4 60.8 61.3

Employed

23,492 24,400 14,629 15,342 1,891 2,022 950 1,010

Employment-population ratio

61.2 61.6 61.4 62.1 53.8 55.0 57.3 57.4

Unemployed

1,878 1,726 1,139 1,050 224 198 59 69

Unemployment rate

7.4 6.6 7.2 6.4 10.6 8.9 5.8 6.4

Not in labor force

13,030 13,491 8,061 8,319 1,401 1,459 650 681

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,244 19,745 12,150 12,476 1,699 1,756 828 883

Civilian labor force

14,651 15,054 9,339 9,675 1,140 1,172 561 610

Participation rate

76.1 76.2 76.9 77.5 67.1 66.7 67.7 69.1

Employed

13,655 14,111 8,741 9,099 1,014 1,062 533 566

Employment-population ratio

71.0 71.5 71.9 72.9 59.7 60.5 64.4 64.1

Unemployed

996 943 598 576 126 110 28 44

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.3 6.4 6.0 11.0 9.4 4.9 7.3

Not in labor force

4,593 4,691 2,811 2,801 559 584 268 273

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

17,371 17,860 10,901 11,238 1,509 1,585 769 824

Civilian labor force

14,066 14,444 8,945 9,256 1,077 1,124 548 596

Participation rate

81.0 80.9 82.1 82.4 71.4 70.9 71.2 72.3

Employed

13,202 13,624 8,430 8,761 972 1,025 523 553

Employment-population ratio

76.0 76.3 77.3 78.0 64.4 64.6 67.9 67.0

Unemployed

864 820 515 495 106 99 25 43

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.7 5.8 5.3 9.8 8.8 4.6 7.2

Not in labor force

3,305 3,416 1,956 1,982 432 461 222 229

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,156 19,872 11,679 12,234 1,816 1,923 830 876

Civilian labor force

10,720 11,072 6,429 6,716 974 1,048 448 468

Participation rate

56.0 55.7 55.0 54.9 53.7 54.5 53.9 53.5

Employed

9,838 10,289 5,888 6,243 876 961 417 444

Employment-population ratio

51.4 51.8 50.4 51.0 48.3 50.0 50.2 50.6

Unemployed

882 783 541 474 98 88 31 25

Unemployment rate

8.2 7.1 8.4 7.1 10.1 8.4 6.9 5.3

Not in labor force

8,437 8,800 5,250 5,518 842 874 383 408

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

17,367 18,052 10,463 10,989 1,663 1,763 791 815

Civilian labor force

10,195 10,539 6,065 6,347 926 1,002 442 453

Participation rate

58.7 58.4 58.0 57.8 55.7 56.8 55.8 55.6

Employed

9,431 9,853 5,609 5,942 840 922 411 431

Employment-population ratio

54.3 54.6 53.6 54.1 50.5 52.3 51.9 52.9

Unemployed

764 686 456 404 86 79 31 22

Unemployment rate

7.5 6.5 7.5 6.4 9.3 7.9 7.0 4.9

Not in labor force

7,172 7,513 4,398 4,643 737 762 350 362

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,662 3,705 2,464 2,483 342 330 98 120

Civilian labor force

1,109 1,144 758 789 111 95 19 30

Participation rate

30.3 30.9 30.8 31.8 32.4 28.7 19.6 24.9

Employed

859 922 590 638 79 75 16 26

Employment-population ratio

23.5 24.9 23.9 25.7 23.2 22.8 16.7 21.7

Unemployed

250 221 168 151 32 20 3 4

Unemployment rate

22.5 19.3 22.2 19.1 28.5 20.7 - -

Not in labor force

2,553 2,562 1,706 1,695 231 236 79 90

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons of Central or South American origin and of other Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, not shown separately.

NOTE: 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. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 35,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 10, 2016