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A-16. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by school enrollment, age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and educational attainment
[Numbers in thousands]
Enrollment status, age, sex, race,
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and
educational attainment
October 2019
Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
popula-
tion
Civilian labor force
Total Percent of
popula-
tion
Employed Unemployed
Total Full
time
Part
time
Total Looking
for
full-time
work
Looking
for
part-time
work
Percent of
labor
force

TOTAL ENROLLED

Total, 16 to 24 years

21,690 8,015 37.0 7,520 1,707 5,813 495 77 418 6.2

16 to 19 years

13,534 3,596 26.6 3,220 324 2,896 376 43 333 10.5

20 to 24 years

8,156 4,419 54.2 4,300 1,384 2,917 119 34 85 2.7

Men

10,534 3,521 33.4 3,245 738 2,508 276 51 225 7.8

Women

11,156 4,494 40.3 4,275 970 3,305 219 26 193 4.9

High school

9,653 2,059 21.3 1,824 61 1,764 234 15 219 11.4

College

12,037 5,956 49.5 5,696 1,646 4,049 260 62 199 4.4

Full-time students

10,439 4,571 43.8 4,337 968 3,369 234 52 181 5.1

Part-time students

1,598 1,386 86.7 1,359 678 680 27 9 17 1.9

White

Total, 16 to 24 years

15,706 6,059 38.6 5,707 1,192 4,515 352 58 295 5.8

16 to 19 years

9,884 2,775 28.1 2,507 210 2,296 268 32 236 9.7

20 to 24 years

5,822 3,284 56.4 3,200 982 2,218 84 26 58 2.6

Men

7,630 2,673 35.0 2,468 527 1,941 205 44 161 7.7

Women

8,075 3,386 41.9 3,238 664 2,574 148 14 134 4.4

High school

7,090 1,640 23.1 1,471 42 1,428 169 14 155 10.3

College

8,616 4,419 51.3 4,236 1,149 3,087 183 44 140 4.1

Full-time students

7,452 3,409 45.7 3,245 640 2,605 164 42 122 4.8

Part-time students

1,164 1,010 86.8 991 509 482 19 2 17 1.9

Black or African American

Total, 16 to 24 years

3,010 942 31.3 874 351 523 68 8 60 7.2

16 to 19 years

1,922 383 19.9 330 84 246 54 0 53 14.0

20 to 24 years

1,088 559 51.4 544 268 277 15 8 7 2.6

Men

1,434 381 26.6 346 134 212 35 4 31 9.1

Women

1,576 561 35.6 528 217 311 34 5 29 6.0

High school

1,439 195 13.5 161 13 148 34 1 33 17.3

College

1,571 748 47.6 713 338 375 35 7 27 4.6

Full-time students

1,331 538 40.4 503 218 286 35 7 27 6.4

Part-time students

240 209 87.4 209 120 89 0 0 0 0.0

Asian

Total, 16 to 24 years

1,673 492 29.4 476 82 394 17 3 14 3.4

16 to 19 years

856 181 21.1 168 16 152 12 3 9 6.8

20 to 24 years

817 312 38.1 307 66 242 4 0 4 1.4

Men

814 222 27.3 209 45 164 14 3 11 6.2

Women

859 270 31.4 267 37 229 3 0 3 1.0

High school

476 66 13.9 60 0 60 7 0 7 -

College

1,197 426 35.6 416 82 334 10 3 7 2.4

Full-time students

1,102 348 31.6 338 58 280 10 3 7 2.9

Part-time students

95 78 82.4 78 24 54 0 0 0 0.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 to 24 years

4,812 1,715 35.6 1,610 390 1,221 105 12 93 6.1

16 to 19 years

3,138 740 23.6 651 84 567 89 7 83 12.1

20 to 24 years

1,674 975 58.2 959 306 654 15 5 10 1.6

Men

2,342 804 34.3 751 202 548 54 11 43 6.7

Women

2,470 911 36.9 860 187 673 51 1 50 5.6

High school

2,362 391 16.6 338 14 323 54 7 47 13.7

College

2,450 1,324 54.0 1,273 375 897 51 5 46 3.8

Full-time students

1,961 931 47.5 889 214 675 42 5 37 4.5

Part-time students

489 393 80.3 384 162 222 9 0 9 2.3

TOTAL NOT ENROLLED

Total, 16 to 24 years

16,044 12,953 80.7 11,867 9,161 2,706 1,086 983 102 8.4

16 to 19 years

3,163 2,122 67.1 1,830 1,070 760 292 260 32 13.7

20 to 24 years

12,881 10,831 84.1 10,037 8,091 1,946 794 724 70 7.3

Men

8,429 7,056 83.7 6,396 5,138 1,258 660 604 55 9.3

Women

7,614 5,897 77.4 5,471 4,023 1,448 426 379 47 7.2

Less than a high school diploma

1,977 1,155 58.4 993 680 313 162 141 20 14.0

High school graduates, no college(1)

7,518 6,014 80.0 5,416 4,090 1,326 597 550 48 9.9

Some college or associate degree

3,926 3,368 85.8 3,173 2,373 800 195 166 29 5.8

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

2,622 2,417 92.2 2,285 2,019 267 131 127 5 5.4

White

Total, 16 to 24 years

11,946 9,733 81.5 9,054 7,024 2,030 679 596 83 7.0

16 to 19 years

2,359 1,627 69.0 1,436 817 619 192 160 31 11.8

20 to 24 years

9,587 8,106 84.5 7,618 6,207 1,411 487 436 51 6.0

Men

6,352 5,413 85.2 4,993 4,085 908 420 378 42 7.8

Women

5,595 4,320 77.2 4,061 2,939 1,122 259 218 40 6.0

Less than a high school diploma

1,436 851 59.3 769 527 243 82 62 20 9.7

High school graduates, no college(1)

5,730 4,633 80.9 4,266 3,235 1,031 368 327 41 7.9

Some college or associate degree

2,838 2,427 85.5 2,287 1,732 555 140 123 17 5.8

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

1,942 1,822 93.8 1,733 1,531 202 89 84 5 4.9

Black or African American

Total, 16 to 24 years

2,538 2,009 79.2 1,720 1,313 408 289 278 11 14.4

16 to 19 years

534 332 62.1 258 177 81 74 73 1 22.2

20 to 24 years

2,004 1,677 83.7 1,462 1,136 326 215 205 10 12.8

Men

1,276 1,010 79.2 848 622 225 163 154 8 16.1

Women

1,262 999 79.2 873 691 182 126 123 3 12.6

Less than a high school diploma

350 205 58.6 140 94 46 65 65 0 31.7

High school graduates, no college(1)

1,251 969 77.5 789 621 168 180 177 4 18.6

Some college or associate degree

676 603 89.2 572 400 172 31 23 7 5.1

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

261 231 88.8 219 198 21 12 12 0 5.4

Asian

Total, 16 to 24 years

644 507 78.8 466 361 105 42 42 0 8.2

16 to 19 years

100 64 63.8 61 41 20 3 3 0 -

20 to 24 years

544 444 81.5 405 320 85 39 39 0 8.7

Men

316 242 76.6 216 156 59 26 26 0 10.8

Women

329 266 80.8 250 204 46 16 16 0 6.0

Less than a high school diploma

64 35 - 29 19 10 6 6 0 -

High school graduates, no college(1)

111 95 86.2 88 46 42 7 7 0 7.8

Some college or associate degree

138 99 71.8 94 70 24 5 5 0 5.5

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

332 278 83.9 255 226 29 23 23 0 8.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 to 24 years

3,977 3,162 79.5 2,856 2,156 700 306 261 45 9.7

16 to 19 years

872 567 65.0 469 243 226 97 90 8 17.2

20 to 24 years

3,105 2,595 83.6 2,386 1,913 474 209 172 37 8.0

Men

2,099 1,751 83.4 1,587 1,264 323 164 145 19 9.4

Women

1,878 1,411 75.1 1,269 892 377 142 116 26 10.1

Less than a high school diploma

658 402 61.1 356 248 107 46 46 0 11.4

High school graduates, no college(1)

2,046 1,638 80.1 1,451 1,078 373 187 160 27 11.4

Some college or associate degree

945 813 86.0 769 600 169 44 30 13 5.4

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

328 309 94.4 280 230 50 29 25 4 9.4

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: In the summer months, the temporary movement of high school and college students into the not enrolled group increases the educational attainment levels of youth not enrolled in school. 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. Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours. 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).

 

Last Modified Date: November 01, 2019