Labor Force Status by Race and Ethnicity: Beginning 2012

data.ny.gov | Last Updated 25 Oct 2017

This dataset shows the population, civilian labor force, unemployed, and unemployment rate for people aged 16 years and older by race and ethnicity in New York State and its Labor Market Regions.

Tags: labor force, race, ethnicity, unemployed, population

This dataset has the following 22 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberSurvey year
RegionregiontextNew York State Labor Market Region. Counties included in the Capital Region: Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington. Counties included in the Central New York Region: Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, and Oswego. Counties included in the Finger Lakes Region: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. Counties included in the Hudson Valley Region: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester. Counties included in the Long Island Region: Nassau and Suffolk. Counties included in the Mohawk Valley Region: Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, and Schoharie. Counties included in the New York City Region: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond. Counties included in the North Country Region: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence. Counties included in the Southern Tier Region: Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins. Counties included in the Western New York Region: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara.
Total Population 16 Years and Oldertotal_population_16_years_and_oldernumberTotal population of people 16 years and older
Total Civilian Labor Forcetotal_civilian_labor_forcenumberAll civilians 16 years and older and are either employed or unemployed
Total Unemployedtotal_unemployednumberAll civilians 16 years and older and were neither “at work” nor “with a job but not at work” and available to start a job, or are actively looking for work during the last 4 weeks and available to start a job
Total Unemployment Ratetotal_unemployment_ratepercentNumber of unemployed civilians as a percentage of the civilian labor force 16 years and older
White Alone Population 16 Years and Olderwhite_alone_population_16_years_and_oldernumberTotal population of people 16 years and older whose race is White, Hispanics or Latinos are included
White Alone Civilian Labor Forcewhite_alone_civilian_labor_forcenumberAll civilians 16 years and older whose race is White(Hispanics or Latinos included) and are either employed or unemployed
White Alone Unemployedwhite_alone_unemployednumberAll civilians 16 years and older, whose race is White(Hispanics or Latinos included) and were neither “at work” nor “with a job but not at work” and available to start a job, or are actively looking for work during the last 4 weeks and available to start a job
White Alone Unemployment Ratewhite_alone_unemployment_ratepercentNumber of unemployed civilians as a percentage of the civilian labor force 16 years and older and whose race is White(Hispanics or Latinos included)
Black or African American Alone Population 16 Years and Olderblack_or_african_american_alone_population_16_years_and_oldernumberTotal population of people 16 years and older whose race is Black or African American, Hispanics or Latinos are included
Black or African American Alone Civilian Labor Forceblack_or_african_american_alone_civilian_labor_forcenumberAll civilians 16 years and older whose race is Black or African American (Hispanics or Latinos included) and are either employed or unemployed
Black or African American Alone Unemployedblack_or_african_american_alone_unemployednumberAll civilians 16 years and older, whose race is Black or African American (Hispanics or Latinos included) and were neither “at work” nor “with a job but not at work” and available to start a job, or are actively looking for work during the last 4 weeks and available to start a job
Black or African American Alone Unemployment Rateblack_or_african_american_alone_unemployment_ratepercentNumber of unemployed civilians as a percentage of the civilian labor force 16 years and older and whose race is Black or African American (Hispanics or Latinos included)
Asian Alone Population 16 Years and Olderasian_alone_population_16_years_and_oldernumberTotal population of people 16 years and older whose race is Asian, Hispanics or Latinos are included
Asian Alone Civilian Labor Forceasian_alone_civilian_labor_forcenumberAll civilians 16 years and older whose race is Asian (Hispanics or Latinos included) and are either employed or unemployed
Asian Alone Unemployedasian_alone_unemployednumberAll civilians 16 years and older, whose race is Asian (Hispanics or Latinos included) and were neither “at work” nor “with a job but not at work” and available to start a job, or are actively looking for work during the last 4 weeks and available to start a job
Asian Alone Unemployment Rateasian_alone_unemployment_ratepercentNumber of unemployed civilians as a percentage of the civilian labor force 16 years and older and whose race is Asian (Hispanics or Latinos included)
Hispanic or Latino Population 16 Years and Olderhispanic_or_latino_population_16_years_and_oldernumberTotal population of people 16 years and older, of any race and whose ethnicity is Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino Civilian Labor Forcehispanic_or_latino_civilian_labor_forcenumberAll civilians 16 years and older whose ethnicity is Hispanic or Latino (and of any race) and are either employed or unemployed
Hispanic or Latino Unemployedhispanic_or_latino_unemployednumberAll civilians 16 years and older, whose ethnicity is Hispanic or Latino (and of any race) and were neither “at work” nor “with a job but not at work” and available to start a job, or are actively looking for work during the last 4 weeks and available to start a job
Hispanic or Latino Unemployment Ratehispanic_or_latino_unemployment_ratepercentNumber of unemployed civilians as a percentage of the civilian labor force 16 years and older and whose ethnicity is Hispanic or Latino (and of any race)