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Rhode Island 2017 Census Labor Force
Sex and Race & Ethnicity
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Number of People Percentages
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Civilian Labor Force, Aged 16+ 570,665 292,596 278,069 100.0% 51.3% 48.7%
One Race, Any Ethnicity
White Alone 472,588 244,280 228,308 82.8% 42.8% 40.0%
Black or African American Alone 34,412 17,223 17,189 6.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Asian Alone 20,716 11,092 9,624 3.6% 1.9% 1.7%
Some Other Race Alone* 28,771 13,638 15,133 5.0% 2.4% 2.7%
Two or More Races, Any Ethnicity 14,178 6,363 7,815 2.5% 1.1% 1.4%
Hispanic, Any Race 80,466 43,147 37,319 14.1% 7.6% 6.5%
Total Civilian Labor Force, Aged 16+ 570,665 292,596 278,069 100.0% 51.3% 48.7%
White, non-Hispanic 423,430 216,751 206,679 74.2% 38.0% 36.2%
All Others, including Hispanic 147,235 75,845 71,390 25.8% 13.3% 12.5%
 Rhode Island 2017 Labor Force Pie Charts
 
Source: US Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey(ACS), 1-Year Estimates
Tables C23001, C23002A, C23002B, C23002C, C23002D, C23002E, C23002F,C23002G, C23002H & C23002I

*Some Other Race: American Indian or Alaskan Native Alone, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Alone, or Some Other Race Alone
  
 
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