Summary: The share of the population ages 16 to 24 who are not working or enrolled in school. The trend, ranking, and map breakdowns show the share of the population ages 16 to 19 who are not working or enrolled in school. Data for 2010 and 2015 represent five-year averages (e.g. 2011-2015).
Data Source(s): U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 and 2015 American Community Survey 5-year Summary Files; GeoLytics, Inc., 2000 Long Form in 2010 Boundaries; Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, IPUMS USA, University of Minnesota, www.ipums.org, 2000 5% sample, 2010 and 2015 American Community Survey 5-year samples.
Universe: All people ages 16 through 19 for the trend, ranking, and map breakdowns; all people ages 16 through 24 for all other breakdowns.
Methods: The number and percentage of disconnected youth, among all youth ages 16 through 19 (or 16 through 24) was calculated by race/ethnicity, gender, nativity and ancestry for each year and geography. See the methodology page for other relevant notes.
Latinos include people of Hispanic origin of any race and all other groups exclude people of Hispanic origin.
Data for 2010 and 2015 represent 2006-2010 and 2011-2015 averages, respectively.
People in the armed forces during the time of the survey are considered to be employed (i.e. not disconnected).
No data is available for other cities or towns or Census Designated Places for the by race/ethnicity, by gender, by nativity and by ancestry breakdowns, as they are based on the IPUMS microdata.
No data are reported if based on fewer than 100 individual (i.e. unweighted) survey respondents ages 16 through 24 for the by race/ethnicity, by gender, by nativity and by ancestry breakdowns.
No data are reported if based on fewer than 100 people ages 16 through 19 for the trend, ranking and map breakdowns.