HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-11. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex, age, and race
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Total White Black or African
American
Asian
2nd
2015
2nd
2016
2nd
2015
2nd
2016
2nd
2015
2nd
2016
2nd
2015
2nd
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

250,461 253,180 196,678 198,017 31,327 31,828 14,374 14,941

Civilian labor force

157,519 159,141 123,901 124,818 19,455 19,500 9,102 9,483

Participation rate

62.9 62.9 63.0 63.0 62.1 61.3 63.3 63.5

Employed

149,194 151,553 118,232 119,602 17,589 17,873 8,734 9,128

Unemployed

8,325 7,588 5,669 5,216 1,865 1,627 369 356

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.8 4.6 4.2 9.6 8.3 4.0 3.8

Not in labor force

92,942 94,039 72,777 73,199 11,872 12,328 5,272 5,458

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

120,930 122,319 96,050 96,760 14,238 14,494 6,729 6,981

Civilian labor force

83,946 84,879 67,264 67,658 9,220 9,342 4,815 5,058

Participation rate

69.4 69.4 70.0 69.9 64.8 64.4 71.5 72.5

Employed

79,457 80,830 64,162 64,854 8,278 8,491 4,607 4,872

Unemployed

4,489 4,049 3,103 2,804 943 851 207 186

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.8 4.6 4.1 10.2 9.1 4.3 3.7

Not in labor force

36,984 37,440 28,785 29,102 5,018 5,153 1,914 1,923

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

112,501 113,847 89,766 90,470 13,002 13,248 6,313 6,562

Civilian labor force

80,949 81,834 64,856 65,205 8,888 8,993 4,722 4,972

Participation rate

72.0 71.9 72.3 72.1 68.4 67.9 74.8 75.8

Employed

77,067 78,314 62,195 62,762 8,049 8,258 4,534 4,799

Unemployed

3,882 3,520 2,661 2,444 839 735 188 173

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.3 4.1 3.7 9.4 8.2 4.0 3.5

Not in labor force

31,553 32,013 24,909 25,265 4,113 4,255 1,591 1,590

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

129,531 130,861 100,628 101,257 17,089 17,334 7,645 7,960

Civilian labor force

73,572 74,262 56,636 57,160 10,234 10,158 4,288 4,425

Participation rate

56.8 56.7 56.3 56.5 59.9 58.6 56.1 55.6

Employed

69,737 70,723 54,071 54,748 9,312 9,382 4,126 4,255

Unemployed

3,836 3,539 2,566 2,412 922 776 161 170

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.8 4.5 4.2 9.0 7.6 3.8 3.8

Not in labor force

55,959 56,600 43,992 44,097 6,855 7,176 3,357 3,535

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,344 122,625 94,587 95,204 15,834 16,072 7,202 7,568

Civilian labor force

70,607 71,251 54,340 54,857 9,832 9,753 4,192 4,349

Participation rate

58.2 58.1 57.4 57.6 62.1 60.7 58.2 57.5

Employed

67,267 68,204 52,088 52,787 9,037 9,087 4,049 4,185

Unemployed

3,340 3,047 2,252 2,070 795 666 143 163

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.3 4.1 3.8 8.1 6.8 3.4 3.8

Not in labor force

50,738 51,374 40,248 40,347 6,003 6,319 3,010 3,219

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,616 16,708 12,325 12,343 2,491 2,508 859 812

Civilian labor force

5,964 6,056 4,705 4,756 734 754 188 163

Participation rate

35.9 36.2 38.2 38.5 29.5 30.1 21.9 20.1

Employed

4,860 5,035 3,949 4,053 503 527 151 143

Unemployed

1,103 1,021 756 702 231 226 38 20

Unemployment rate

18.5 16.9 16.1 14.8 31.5 30.0 20.1 12.2

Not in labor force

10,652 10,652 7,620 7,588 1,756 1,754 671 648

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 08, 2016