The State of Black and Hispanic Unemployment

Tags & Categories
black leader  •  Employer  •  Insights

The most unemployed Hispanic population are between 20-34 years which makes up 6.4% of the unemployed Hispanic population in Florida. Black unemployed people are also between 20-34, which make up 11.0% of the unemployment rate of the Black population in Florida.

73% of Hispanic people ages 18-34 believe their skin impacts their career.

Most Hispanic workers are in careers like  

• Farming and fisheries  

• Building and grounding cleaning and maintenance  

• Construction and extraction  

• Food preparation and serving  

• Transportation and material moving  

Some of the big companies that work in these fields include Leasa Industries, co., Inc, Mecca Farms Inc.  Primate Products, LLC, Precision Grounds Maintenance, Millennium Services of Florida, Lennar, Ranger  Construction Industries, MasTec, Florida Food Products, LLC, GFS Restaurant and Catering, Big Time  Restaurant Group, Lake trucking company, Oakley Transport Inc, National Transport, LOL Transport &  Moving Inc.

89% of Hispanic people with strong accents believe they've been overlooked in their careers.

On the other hand, most of the black population are into jobs like  

• Security guards and gaming surveillance officers  

• Nursing, psychiatric and health aides 

• Bus drivers  

• Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses  

• Taxi drivers and chauffeurs  

• Refuse and recyclable material collectors  

• Eligibility interviewers (government programs)  

• Barbers  

• Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators  

And some of the largest companies in these fields in Florida include Expicare Nursing, Health care of  south Florida, Trinity health care services Inc, Delaware North at orange city racing & card club, Allied  universal, Florida parking systems inc, Admiral security services, Garda World security services U.s, First  Group, Walt Disney World resort, Dolphin transportation, Aimbridge Hospitality, South Bay hospital,  Enhanced health solutions, Largo medical Centre, Elite medical staffing, Lyft, Rocket taxi, Gainesville cab  company, Waste management, Valet Living, Waste pro-USA inc, The Bergaila Companies, Government,  Sport clips, Details barbershop, Sharkey’s cuts for kids, US postal service, Fluent, FedEx  


Lloyd, C. (2021, November 2). One in four black workers report discrimination at work. Retrieved April 11, 2022, from

Ghosh, I., Wallach, O., & Venditti, B. (2020, December 28). Visualizing the U.s. population by race. Visual

Share this article