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
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

192,601 192,879 193,236 193,591 192,693 193,006 193,375 193,743 193,861 194,147 194,491 194,831 195,030

Civilian labor force

124,471 124,629 124,585 124,582 123,757 123,730 123,523 123,679 123,704 123,697 123,362 122,850 123,635

Participation rate

64.6 64.6 64.5 64.4 64.2 64.1 63.9 63.8 63.8 63.7 63.4 63.1 63.4

Employed

114,429 114,639 114,702 114,995 114,613 114,632 114,647 115,169 115,224 115,488 115,458 115,346 116,479

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

10,042 9,990 9,883 9,587 9,143 9,098 8,876 8,510 8,480 8,208 7,904 7,504 7,156

Unemployment rate

8.1 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.4 7.4 7.2 6.9 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.1 5.8

Not in labor force

68,130 68,250 68,651 69,009 68,936 69,276 69,852 70,064 70,157 70,451 71,128 71,982 71,395

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,953 65,237 65,160 65,256 64,565 64,519 64,447 64,592 64,740 64,657 64,431 64,169 64,623

Participation rate

73.9 74.1 73.8 73.7 73.8 73.6 73.3 73.3 73.4 73.2 72.7 72.3 72.7

Employed

59,761 60,067 60,184 60,452 60,093 60,070 60,137 60,469 60,606 60,578 60,452 60,408 61,117

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

5,192 5,169 4,976 4,805 4,473 4,450 4,310 4,123 4,134 4,079 3,978 3,761 3,506

Unemployment rate

8.0 7.9 7.6 7.4 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.9 5.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,788 54,771 54,658 54,585 54,539 54,519 54,415 54,422 54,300 54,378 54,377 54,133 54,550

Participation rate

59.7 59.6 59.3 59.1 59.0 58.8 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.3 58.2 57.8 58.2

Employed

50,966 50,927 50,815 50,823 50,873 50,883 50,872 51,017 50,972 51,225 51,356 51,238 51,705

Employment-population ratio

55.5 55.4 55.1 55.0 55.0 54.9 54.8 54.8 54.7 54.9 55.0 54.7 55.2

Unemployed

3,822 3,844 3,843 3,762 3,666 3,636 3,543 3,405 3,328 3,153 3,021 2,895 2,845

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,730 4,622 4,767 4,740 4,652 4,691 4,661 4,665 4,664 4,661 4,555 4,548 4,462

Participation rate

36.7 36.0 37.2 37.1 36.6 37.0 36.9 37.0 37.2 37.2 36.5 36.6 36.0

Employed

3,702 3,645 3,703 3,721 3,648 3,680 3,638 3,683 3,646 3,685 3,650 3,700 3,658

Employment-population ratio

28.8 28.4 28.9 29.1 28.7 29.0 28.8 29.2 29.1 29.4 29.2 29.7 29.5

Unemployed

1,028 977 1,064 1,020 1,004 1,012 1,023 982 1,017 976 905 848 805

Unemployment rate

21.7 21.1 22.3 21.5 21.6 21.6 21.9 21.1 21.8 20.9 19.9 18.6 18.0

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

28,976 29,064 29,158 29,258 29,760 29,855 29,954 30,060 30,222 30,322 30,426 30,535 30,685

Civilian labor force

17,792 17,774 17,933 18,034 18,297 18,366 18,392 18,535 18,595 18,643 18,599 18,475 18,656

Participation rate

61.4 61.2 61.5 61.6 61.5 61.5 61.4 61.7 61.5 61.5 61.1 60.5 60.8

Employed

14,998 14,886 15,048 15,280 15,753 15,859 15,840 15,972 16,066 16,149 16,214 16,179 16,388

Employment-population ratio

51.8 51.2 51.6 52.2 52.9 53.1 52.9 53.1 53.2 53.3 53.3 53.0 53.4

Unemployed

2,795 2,888 2,886 2,754 2,544 2,506 2,552 2,563 2,528 2,495 2,385 2,296 2,269

Unemployment rate

15.7 16.3 16.1 15.3 13.9 13.6 13.9 13.8 13.6 13.4 12.8 12.4 12.2

Not in labor force

11,184 11,289 11,225 11,224 11,463 11,489 11,562 11,525 11,628 11,679 11,827 12,060 12,029

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,063 8,091 8,141 8,203 8,246 8,262 8,234 8,284 8,423 8,394 8,414 8,314 8,431

Participation rate

68.3 68.3 68.4 68.6 68.2 68.0 67.4 67.4 68.0 67.5 67.3 66.2 66.6

Employed

6,697 6,696 6,766 6,905 7,103 7,099 7,061 7,157 7,326 7,295 7,295 7,305 7,391

Employment-population ratio

56.8 56.5 56.8 57.7 58.7 58.4 57.8 58.3 59.2 58.6 58.4 58.1 58.4

Unemployed

1,365 1,395 1,374 1,299 1,143 1,163 1,173 1,127 1,097 1,099 1,119 1,009 1,040

Unemployment rate

16.9 17.2 16.9 15.8 13.9 14.1 14.2 13.6 13.0 13.1 13.3 12.1 12.3

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,076 9,024 9,170 9,167 9,365 9,405 9,419 9,538 9,457 9,530 9,450 9,474 9,578

Participation rate

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

Employed

7,919 7,797 7,931 7,977 8,221 8,322 8,314 8,395 8,299 8,437 8,463 8,432 8,579

Employment-population ratio

54.4 53.4 54.1 54.2 54.9 55.3 55.0 55.3 54.4 55.1 55.1 54.6 55.4

Unemployed

1,157 1,227 1,240 1,189 1,144 1,083 1,105 1,144 1,157 1,094 987 1,042 999

Unemployment rate

12.8 13.6 13.5 13.0 12.2 11.5 11.7 12.0 12.2 11.5 10.4 11.0 10.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

654 660 622 664 686 699 739 713 715 719 736 686 647

Participation rate

25.0 25.4 24.1 25.8 25.6 26.3 28.1 27.4 27.6 27.9 28.8 27.0 25.7

Employed

382 393 351 398 429 438 464 421 441 417 457 441 417

Employment-population ratio

14.6 15.1 13.6 15.5 16.0 16.5 17.6 16.1 17.0 16.2 17.9 17.4 16.5

Unemployed

272 267 271 266 257 260 275 293 274 302 279 245 230

Unemployment rate

41.6 40.5 43.6 40.1 37.5 37.3 37.2 41.0 38.4 42.0 37.9 35.7 35.6

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

34,078 34,311 34,555 34,806 36,383 36,627 36,881 37,145 37,168 37,395 37,630 37,876 38,052

Civilian labor force

22,611 22,747 22,930 23,312 24,146 24,462 24,415 24,547 24,504 24,735 24,916 24,923 25,127

Participation rate

66.3 66.3 66.4 67.0 66.4 66.8 66.2 66.1 65.9 66.1 66.2 65.8 66.0

Employed

19,962 20,063 20,351 20,710 21,607 21,810 21,956 22,145 22,190 22,488 22,616 22,765 23,082

Employment-population ratio

58.6 58.5 58.9 59.5 59.4 59.5 59.5 59.6 59.7 60.1 60.1 60.1 60.7

Unemployed

2,649 2,684 2,579 2,602 2,539 2,652 2,459 2,403 2,315 2,247 2,300 2,158 2,045

Unemployment rate

11.7 11.8 11.2 11.2 10.5 10.8 10.1 9.8 9.4 9.1 9.2 8.7 8.1

Not in labor force

11,467 11,564 11,625 11,494 12,236 12,165 12,466 12,598 12,664 12,660 12,714 12,952 12,925

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: April 04, 2014