HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity,
sex, and age
2012 2013 2014 2015
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

193,743 193,861 194,147 194,491 194,831 195,030 195,312 195,655 195,994 196,394 196,678 197,027 197,373

Civilian labor force

123,808 123,539 123,630 123,492 123,016 123,471 123,188 123,292 123,302 123,856 123,625 123,381 123,562

Participation rate

63.9 63.7 63.7 63.5 63.1 63.3 63.1 63.0 62.9 63.1 62.9 62.6 62.6

Employed

115,264 115,104 115,394 115,583 115,468 116,398 116,631 116,841 117,306 117,945 117,867 117,863 118,129

Employment-population ratio

59.5 59.4 59.4 59.4 59.3 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.9 60.1 59.9 59.8 59.9

Unemployed

8,544 8,435 8,236 7,909 7,548 7,073 6,557 6,450 5,996 5,911 5,759 5,518 5,432

Unemployment rate

6.9 6.8 6.7 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.3 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4

Not in labor force

69,936 70,322 70,517 70,998 71,816 71,559 72,123 72,363 72,692 72,538 73,052 73,646 73,811

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,699 64,626 64,613 64,488 64,315 64,512 64,357 64,434 64,387 64,879 64,730 64,637 64,585

Participation rate

73.4 73.3 73.1 72.8 72.4 72.5 72.2 72.2 72.0 72.4 72.1 71.9 71.7

Employed

60,548 60,545 60,531 60,475 60,515 61,081 61,165 61,392 61,534 61,999 61,974 61,946 61,931

Employment-population ratio

68.7 68.6 68.5 68.3 68.2 68.7 68.7 68.8 68.8 69.2 69.0 68.9 68.7

Unemployed

4,151 4,081 4,082 4,014 3,799 3,431 3,192 3,042 2,853 2,881 2,757 2,690 2,654

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.3 6.3 6.2 5.9 5.3 5.0 4.7 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,440 54,262 54,361 54,426 54,153 54,524 54,408 54,358 54,396 54,420 54,354 54,334 54,530

Participation rate

58.5 58.3 58.3 58.2 57.8 58.2 58.0 57.8 57.8 57.6 57.5 57.3 57.4

Employed

51,038 50,926 51,189 51,429 51,259 51,676 51,811 51,768 51,947 52,100 52,044 52,124 52,380

Employment-population ratio

54.9 54.7 54.9 55.0 54.8 55.2 55.2 55.1 55.2 55.2 55.0 55.0 55.2

Unemployed

3,402 3,336 3,172 2,998 2,894 2,847 2,597 2,591 2,449 2,320 2,310 2,210 2,150

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.1 5.8 5.5 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,668 4,651 4,656 4,577 4,548 4,435 4,424 4,499 4,520 4,556 4,541 4,410 4,446

Participation rate

37.1 37.1 37.2 36.7 36.6 35.8 35.7 36.4 36.6 36.9 36.8 35.8 36.1

Employed

3,677 3,634 3,673 3,680 3,693 3,641 3,656 3,682 3,826 3,846 3,849 3,792 3,818

Employment-population ratio

29.2 29.0 29.3 29.5 29.7 29.4 29.5 29.8 31.0 31.2 31.2 30.8 31.0

Unemployed

991 1,017 982 897 855 795 768 817 694 710 692 618 628

Unemployment rate

21.2 21.9 21.1 19.6 18.8 17.9 17.4 18.2 15.4 15.6 15.2 14.0 14.1

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,060 30,222 30,322 30,426 30,535 30,685 30,788 30,894 31,005 31,222 31,327 31,439 31,556

Civilian labor force

18,519 18,623 18,645 18,586 18,459 18,718 18,749 18,987 19,030 19,078 19,392 19,351 19,430

Participation rate

61.6 61.6 61.5 61.1 60.5 61.0 60.9 61.5 61.4 61.1 61.9 61.6 61.6

Employed

15,971 16,099 16,128 16,198 16,178 16,458 16,644 16,830 16,992 17,133 17,499 17,559 17,690

Employment-population ratio

53.1 53.3 53.2 53.2 53.0 53.6 54.1 54.5 54.8 54.9 55.9 55.9 56.1

Unemployed

2,548 2,524 2,517 2,388 2,281 2,259 2,105 2,157 2,039 1,945 1,893 1,792 1,740

Unemployment rate

13.8 13.6 13.5 12.8 12.4 12.1 11.2 11.4 10.7 10.2 9.8 9.3 9.0

Not in labor force

11,541 11,599 11,677 11,840 12,075 11,968 12,039 11,907 11,974 12,144 11,935 12,088 12,126

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,299 8,428 8,379 8,405 8,335 8,467 8,514 8,690 8,663 8,699 8,873 8,746 8,767

Participation rate

67.5 68.1 67.4 67.2 66.3 66.9 66.9 68.0 67.5 67.2 68.2 67.0 66.8

Employed

7,171 7,340 7,276 7,280 7,325 7,434 7,569 7,722 7,722 7,814 8,018 7,962 7,956

Employment-population ratio

58.4 59.3 58.5 58.2 58.3 58.7 59.5 60.4 60.1 60.4 61.7 61.0 60.6

Unemployed

1,128 1,088 1,103 1,125 1,009 1,033 945 968 941 885 854 784 812

Unemployment rate

13.6 12.9 13.2 13.4 12.1 12.2 11.1 11.1 10.9 10.2 9.6 9.0 9.3

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,521 9,470 9,542 9,441 9,457 9,606 9,557 9,620 9,638 9,692 9,817 9,899 9,964

Participation rate

62.8 62.1 62.3 61.4 61.3 62.0 61.4 61.6 61.5 61.4 62.0 62.3 62.5

Employed

8,388 8,315 8,432 8,456 8,424 8,608 8,624 8,647 8,771 8,827 8,988 9,105 9,205

Employment-population ratio

55.3 54.5 55.1 55.0 54.6 55.5 55.4 55.4 56.0 55.9 56.8 57.3 57.7

Unemployed

1,133 1,155 1,110 985 1,033 998 933 973 868 865 830 794 760

Unemployment rate

11.9 12.2 11.6 10.4 10.9 10.4 9.8 10.1 9.0 8.9 8.4 8.0 7.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

699 725 724 740 668 645 678 677 728 687 702 706 699

Participation rate

26.8 28.0 28.1 28.9 26.3 25.6 27.0 27.0 29.2 27.5 28.2 28.4 28.1

Employed

412 443 420 462 429 416 451 460 498 493 493 492 530

Employment-population ratio

15.8 17.1 16.3 18.1 16.9 16.5 17.9 18.4 20.0 19.7 19.8 19.8 21.3

Unemployed

287 282 304 278 239 229 227 217 230 195 209 214 169

Unemployment rate

41.0 38.9 42.0 37.5 35.8 35.5 33.5 32.0 31.6 28.3 29.8 30.3 24.2

ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

12,936 13,159 13,293 13,290 13,444 13,714 13,806 13,752 13,865 14,280 14,374 14,535 14,490

Civilian labor force

8,362 8,506 8,548 8,625 8,658 8,780 8,747 8,724 8,791 8,954 9,088 9,088 9,085

Participation rate

64.6 64.6 64.3 64.9 64.4 64.0 63.4 63.4 63.4 62.7 63.2 62.5 62.7

Employed

7,864 8,011 8,136 8,163 8,236 8,307 8,274 8,336 8,382 8,619 8,717 8,750 8,740

Employment-population ratio

60.8 60.9 61.2 61.4 61.3 60.6 59.9 60.6 60.5 60.4 60.6 60.2 60.3

Unemployed

498 495 413 462 422 472 473 388 409 335 371 338 345

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.8 4.8 5.4 4.9 5.4 5.4 4.4 4.7 3.7 4.1 3.7 3.8

Not in labor force

4,575 4,653 4,744 4,665 4,786 4,935 5,059 5,028 5,074 5,327 5,286 5,448 5,405

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

37,145 37,168 37,395 37,630 37,876 38,052 38,277 38,513 38,759 39,244 39,484 39,738 40,004

Civilian labor force

24,490 24,531 24,731 24,955 24,873 25,143 25,213 25,443 25,689 26,040 26,137 26,097 26,231

Participation rate

65.9 66.0 66.1 66.3 65.7 66.1 65.9 66.1 66.3 66.4 66.2 65.7 65.6

Employed

22,076 22,194 22,503 22,669 22,696 23,107 23,312 23,576 23,976 24,286 24,373 24,376 24,564

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.7 60.2 60.2 59.9 60.7 60.9 61.2 61.9 61.9 61.7 61.3 61.4

Unemployed

2,414 2,337 2,228 2,287 2,177 2,036 1,901 1,867 1,713 1,754 1,764 1,721 1,668

Unemployment rate

9.9 9.5 9.0 9.2 8.8 8.1 7.5 7.3 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.4

Not in labor force

12,655 12,638 12,664 12,675 13,002 12,909 13,065 13,070 13,071 13,204 13,348 13,640 13,772

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

13,491 13,567 13,706 13,829 13,810 13,915 13,977 14,109 14,268 14,468 14,447 14,428 14,431

Participation rate

80.5 81.0 81.3 81.4 80.7 80.9 80.7 81.0 81.3 81.8 81.2 80.5 80.0

Employed

12,382 12,468 12,640 12,697 12,746 12,997 13,087 13,256 13,468 13,623 13,591 13,622 13,661

Employment-population ratio

73.9 74.4 74.9 74.8 74.5 75.6 75.6 76.1 76.7 77.0 76.4 76.0 75.7

Unemployed

1,109 1,099 1,066 1,132 1,064 918 890 853 801 846 856 806 771

Unemployment rate

8.2 8.1 7.8 8.2 7.7 6.6 6.4 6.0 5.6 5.8 5.9 5.6 5.3

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,915 9,890 9,886 9,918 9,953 10,161 10,140 10,240 10,240 10,376 10,536 10,562 10,681

Participation rate

59.3 59.0 58.6 58.4 58.2 59.1 58.6 58.8 58.4 58.1 58.6 58.3 58.6

Employed

8,929 8,954 9,052 9,096 9,124 9,308 9,382 9,486 9,551 9,718 9,853 9,853 9,990

Employment-population ratio

53.4 53.4 53.6 53.5 53.3 54.1 54.2 54.5 54.5 54.4 54.8 54.4 54.8

Unemployed

986 936 834 822 828 853 758 754 689 659 683 710 691

Unemployment rate

9.9 9.5 8.4 8.3 8.3 8.4 7.5 7.4 6.7 6.3 6.5 6.7 6.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,084 1,073 1,139 1,209 1,111 1,067 1,096 1,094 1,180 1,196 1,153 1,107 1,119

Participation rate

29.6 29.5 31.2 33.1 30.4 29.2 30.0 29.8 32.1 32.4 31.2 29.8 30.0

Employed

766 771 811 876 826 803 843 834 957 946 929 902 913

Employment-population ratio

20.9 21.2 22.2 24.0 22.6 22.0 23.0 22.8 26.0 25.6 25.1 24.3 24.5

Unemployed

319 302 328 332 285 265 253 259 223 250 224 205 206

Unemployment rate

29.4 28.2 28.8 27.5 25.6 24.8 23.1 23.7 18.9 20.9 19.5 18.5 18.4

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

NOTE: 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. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 08, 2016