Table 1. Labor force status of 2013 high school graduates and 2012-13 high school dropouts 16 to 24 years old by school enrollment, educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, October 2013



















Table 1. Labor force status of 2013 high school graduates and 2012-13 high school dropouts 16 to 24 years old by school enrollment, educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, October 2013
[Numbers in thousands]                
Characteristic Civilian noninsti-tutional population Civilian labor force Not in labor force
Total Percent of population Employed Unemployed
Total Percent of population Number Rate
               
RECENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES                
Total, 2013 high school graduates¹  2,977 1,422 47.8 1,054 35.4 367 25.8 1,556
   Men  1,524 763 50.0 542 35.5 221 29.0 762
   Women  1,453 659 45.4 513 35.3 146 22.2 794
   White  2,224 1,107 49.8 850 38.2 257 23.2 1,117
   Black or African American  415 187 45.0 127 30.6 60 32.0 228
   Asian  177 47 26.5 27 15.3 20 – 130
   Hispanic or Latino ethnicity  571 260 45.4 178 31.1 82 31.5 312
Enrolled in college                
Total, enrolled in college  1,962 669 34.1 534 27.2 135 20.2 1,293
   Enrolled in 2-year college  709 320 45.2 240 33.8 81 25.2 389
   Enrolled in 4-year college  1,253 348 27.8 294 23.5 54 15.6 904
   Full-time students  1,820 564 31.0 458 25.1 107 18.9 1,256
   Part-time students  141 104 73.8 76 53.7 28 27.2 37
   Men  968 326 33.7 236 24.4 90 27.5 642
   Women  994 343 34.5 297 29.9 45 13.2 651
   White  1,493 546 36.6 445 29.8 101 18.5 947
   Black or African American  246 73 29.8 53 21.4 21 – 173
   Asian  140 29 20.8 16 11.7 13 – 111
   Hispanic or Latino ethnicity  342 114 33.3 76 22.3 38 33.2 228
Not enrolled in college                
Total, not enrolled in college  1,016 753 74.2 521 51.3 232 30.9 262
   Men  556 437 78.5 305 54.9 131 30.1 119
   Women  459 316 68.8 215 46.9 101 31.9 143
   White  731 561 76.7 405 55.3 156 27.9 171
   Black or African American  169 114 67.1 74 44.0 39 34.5 56
   Asian  37 18 – 11 – 7 – 19
   Hispanic or Latino ethnicity  229 146 63.5 102 44.3 44 30.2 84
               
RECENT HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS                
Total, 2012-13 high school dropouts²  529 227 42.9 164 31.0 63 27.9 302
   Men  285 116 40.8 95 33.2 22 18.6 168
   Women  244 111 45.4 69 28.3 42 37.6 133
   White  406 180 44.4 131 32.3 49 27.3 226
   Black or African American  84 20 23.5 14 16.6 6 – 64
   Asian  15 11 – 11 – – – 4
   Hispanic or Latino ethnicity  135 63 46.6 42 31.0 21 – 72
                 
                 
¹ Data refer to persons who graduated from high school in January through October 2013.
² Data refer to persons who dropped out of school between October 2012 and October 2013.
NOTE: Detail 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. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

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