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
2011 2012 2013 2014
3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

193,236 193,591 192,693 193,006 193,375 193,743 193,861 194,147 194,491 194,831 195,030 195,312 195,655

Civilian labor force

124,585 124,582 123,757 123,730 123,523 123,679 123,704 123,697 123,362 122,850 123,635 123,259 123,178

Participation rate

64.5 64.4 64.2 64.1 63.9 63.8 63.8 63.7 63.4 63.1 63.4 63.1 63.0

Employed

114,702 114,995 114,613 114,632 114,647 115,169 115,224 115,488 115,458 115,346 116,479 116,683 116,740

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.4 59.5 59.4 59.3 59.4 59.4 59.5 59.4 59.2 59.7 59.7 59.7

Unemployed

9,883 9,587 9,143 9,098 8,876 8,510 8,480 8,208 7,904 7,504 7,156 6,576 6,438

Unemployment rate

7.9 7.7 7.4 7.4 7.2 6.9 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.1 5.8 5.3 5.2

Not in labor force

68,651 69,009 68,936 69,276 69,852 70,064 70,157 70,451 71,128 71,982 71,395 72,053 72,477

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,160 65,256 64,565 64,519 64,447 64,592 64,740 64,657 64,431 64,169 64,623 64,408 64,396

Participation rate

73.8 73.7 73.8 73.6 73.3 73.3 73.4 73.2 72.7 72.3 72.7 72.3 72.1

Employed

60,184 60,452 60,093 60,070 60,137 60,469 60,606 60,578 60,452 60,408 61,117 61,201 61,385

Employment-population ratio

68.2 68.3 68.7 68.5 68.4 68.6 68.7 68.6 68.3 68.0 68.7 68.7 68.8

Unemployed

4,976 4,805 4,473 4,450 4,310 4,123 4,134 4,079 3,978 3,761 3,506 3,207 3,011

Unemployment rate

7.6 7.4 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.9 5.4 5.0 4.7

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,658 54,585 54,539 54,519 54,415 54,422 54,300 54,378 54,377 54,133 54,550 54,417 54,313

Participation rate

59.3 59.1 59.0 58.8 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.3 58.2 57.8 58.2 58.0 57.8

Employed

50,815 50,823 50,873 50,883 50,872 51,017 50,972 51,225 51,356 51,238 51,705 51,814 51,700

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,843 3,762 3,666 3,636 3,543 3,405 3,328 3,153 3,021 2,895 2,845 2,603 2,613

Unemployment rate

7.0 6.9 6.7 6.7 6.5 6.3 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,767 4,740 4,652 4,691 4,661 4,665 4,664 4,661 4,555 4,548 4,462 4,435 4,469

Participation rate

37.2 37.1 36.6 37.0 36.9 37.0 37.2 37.2 36.5 36.6 36.0 35.8 36.1

Employed

3,703 3,721 3,648 3,680 3,638 3,683 3,646 3,685 3,650 3,700 3,658 3,669 3,654

Employment-population ratio

28.9 29.1 28.7 29.0 28.8 29.2 29.1 29.4 29.2 29.7 29.5 29.6 29.5

Unemployed

1,064 1,020 1,004 1,012 1,023 982 1,017 976 905 848 805 766 815

Unemployment rate

22.3 21.5 21.6 21.6 21.9 21.1 21.8 20.9 19.9 18.6 18.0 17.3 18.2

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

29,158 29,258 29,760 29,855 29,954 30,060 30,222 30,322 30,426 30,535 30,685 30,788 30,894

Civilian labor force

17,933 18,034 18,297 18,366 18,392 18,535 18,595 18,643 18,599 18,475 18,656 18,742 18,985

Participation rate

61.5 61.6 61.5 61.5 61.4 61.7 61.5 61.5 61.1 60.5 60.8 60.9 61.5

Employed

15,048 15,280 15,753 15,859 15,840 15,972 16,066 16,149 16,214 16,179 16,388 16,635 16,842

Employment-population ratio

51.6 52.2 52.9 53.1 52.9 53.1 53.2 53.3 53.3 53.0 53.4 54.0 54.5

Unemployed

2,886 2,754 2,544 2,506 2,552 2,563 2,528 2,495 2,385 2,296 2,269 2,107 2,143

Unemployment rate

16.1 15.3 13.9 13.6 13.9 13.8 13.6 13.4 12.8 12.4 12.2 11.2 11.3

Not in labor force

11,225 11,224 11,463 11,489 11,562 11,525 11,628 11,679 11,827 12,060 12,029 12,046 11,909

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,141 8,203 8,246 8,262 8,234 8,284 8,423 8,394 8,414 8,314 8,431 8,508 8,683

Participation rate

68.4 68.6 68.2 68.0 67.4 67.4 68.0 67.5 67.3 66.2 66.6 66.9 67.9

Employed

6,766 6,905 7,103 7,099 7,061 7,157 7,326 7,295 7,295 7,305 7,391 7,567 7,730

Employment-population ratio

56.8 57.7 58.7 58.4 57.8 58.3 59.2 58.6 58.4 58.1 58.4 59.5 60.5

Unemployed

1,374 1,299 1,143 1,163 1,173 1,127 1,097 1,099 1,119 1,009 1,040 941 953

Unemployment rate

16.9 15.8 13.9 14.1 14.2 13.6 13.0 13.1 13.3 12.1 12.3 11.1 11.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,170 9,167 9,365 9,405 9,419 9,538 9,457 9,530 9,450 9,474 9,578 9,557 9,636

Participation rate

62.5 62.3 62.5 62.5 62.4 62.9 62.0 62.3 61.5 61.4 61.8 61.4 61.7

Employed

7,931 7,977 8,221 8,322 8,314 8,395 8,299 8,437 8,463 8,432 8,579 8,619 8,663

Employment-population ratio

54.1 54.2 54.9 55.3 55.0 55.3 54.4 55.1 55.1 54.6 55.4 55.4 55.5

Unemployed

1,240 1,189 1,144 1,083 1,105 1,144 1,157 1,094 987 1,042 999 938 972

Unemployment rate

13.5 13.0 12.2 11.5 11.7 12.0 12.2 11.5 10.4 11.0 10.4 9.8 10.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

622 664 686 699 739 713 715 719 736 686 647 677 666

Participation rate

24.1 25.8 25.6 26.3 28.1 27.4 27.6 27.9 28.8 27.0 25.7 26.9 26.6

Employed

351 398 429 438 464 421 441 417 457 441 417 448 449

Employment-population ratio

13.6 15.5 16.0 16.5 17.6 16.1 17.0 16.2 17.9 17.4 16.5 17.8 17.9

Unemployed

271 266 257 260 275 293 274 302 279 245 230 229 217

Unemployment rate

43.6 40.1 37.5 37.3 37.2 41.0 38.4 42.0 37.9 35.7 35.6 33.8 32.6

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

34,555 34,806 36,383 36,627 36,881 37,145 37,168 37,395 37,630 37,876 38,052 38,277 38,513

Civilian labor force

22,930 23,312 24,146 24,462 24,415 24,547 24,504 24,735 24,916 24,923 25,127 25,191 25,399

Participation rate

66.4 67.0 66.4 66.8 66.2 66.1 65.9 66.1 66.2 65.8 66.0 65.8 65.9

Employed

20,351 20,710 21,607 21,810 21,956 22,145 22,190 22,488 22,616 22,765 23,082 23,276 23,521

Employment-population ratio

58.9 59.5 59.4 59.5 59.5 59.6 59.7 60.1 60.1 60.1 60.7 60.8 61.1

Unemployed

2,579 2,602 2,539 2,652 2,459 2,403 2,315 2,247 2,300 2,158 2,045 1,915 1,877

Unemployment rate

11.2 11.2 10.5 10.8 10.1 9.8 9.4 9.1 9.2 8.7 8.1 7.6 7.4

Not in labor force

11,625 11,494 12,236 12,165 12,466 12,598 12,664 12,660 12,714 12,952 12,925 13,087 13,114

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

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white and black or African American) 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: October 03, 2014