Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2014-2015

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2014-2015
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Industry and class of worker Total White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015

Total employed

20,085 20,333 15,917 15,903 2,376 2,645 834 855 3,903 4,127

Agriculture and related industries

353 309 340 294 7 7 0 1 86 47

Nonagricultural industries

19,732 20,024 15,577 15,609 2,369 2,638 834 853 3,817 4,079

Private wage and salary workers(1)

18,052 18,223 14,207 14,169 2,175 2,418 774 791 3,551 3,790

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

126 75 118 68 4 0 4 3 28 9

Construction

879 883 768 799 39 36 19 1 269 267

Manufacturing

1,328 1,385 1,094 1,133 120 162 69 46 277 322

Durable goods

813 882 692 726 51 104 42 33 140 173

Nondurable goods

516 504 402 406 69 58 27 14 137 149

Wholesale trade

338 277 287 228 22 24 20 12 82 94

Retail trade

3,843 4,005 2,872 2,902 577 680 175 206 763 785

Transportation and utilities

516 447 376 337 100 73 11 13 120 133

Information

341 288 278 221 25 30 16 30 74 52

Financial activities

760 725 617 571 73 93 35 39 134 180

Professional and business services

1,632 1,547 1,329 1,228 151 158 97 75 347 332

Education and health services

2,142 2,236 1,611 1,664 312 331 142 137 383 368

Leisure and hospitality

5,078 5,437 3,976 4,234 635 762 161 196 902 1,098

Other services

1,068 918 883 784 116 68 26 33 174 150

Government wage and salary workers

1,310 1,403 1,056 1,091 165 195 42 47 185 189

Federal

131 114 78 82 43 14 6 9 21 3

State

535 541 447 414 42 77 23 19 76 80

Local

644 748 532 595 80 103 13 18 88 106

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

369 398 314 349 30 26 18 16 81 100

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

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.

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Last Modified Date: August 18, 2015