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
4th
2013
4th
2014
4th
2013
4th
2014
4th
2013
4th
2014
4th
2013
4th
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

246,564 248,843 194,831 195,994 30,535 31,005 13,444 13,865

Civilian labor force

154,790 156,145 122,887 123,233 18,458 19,031 8,626 8,758

Participation rate

62.8 62.7 63.1 62.9 60.4 61.4 64.2 63.2

Employed

144,448 147,597 115,742 117,564 16,228 17,038 8,206 8,351

Unemployed

10,343 8,547 7,145 5,668 2,230 1,993 420 407

Unemployment rate

6.7 5.5 5.8 4.6 12.1 10.5 4.9 4.6

Not in labor force

91,774 92,698 71,945 72,761 12,076 11,973 4,818 5,107

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,010 120,207 95,131 95,777 13,827 14,078 6,305 6,456

Civilian labor force

82,215 82,903 66,449 66,572 8,659 9,003 4,583 4,619

Participation rate

69.1 69.0 69.8 69.5 62.6 63.9 72.7 71.6

Employed

76,511 78,318 62,391 63,504 7,555 7,980 4,333 4,397

Unemployed

5,704 4,585 4,057 3,067 1,104 1,023 250 223

Unemployment rate

6.9 5.5 6.1 4.6 12.8 11.4 5.5 4.8

Not in labor force

36,795 37,303 28,683 29,205 5,167 5,076 1,721 1,837

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

110,514 111,777 88,772 89,472 12,565 12,840 5,909 6,083

Civilian labor force

79,515 80,128 64,291 64,382 8,336 8,665 4,515 4,555

Participation rate

72.0 71.7 72.4 72.0 66.3 67.5 76.4 74.9

Employed

74,417 76,041 60,649 61,652 7,362 7,754 4,278 4,348

Unemployed

5,099 4,087 3,642 2,730 974 911 236 207

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.1 5.7 4.2 11.7 10.5 5.2 4.5

Not in labor force

30,999 31,649 24,481 25,090 4,229 4,175 1,394 1,528

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

127,554 128,636 99,700 100,217 16,708 16,926 7,139 7,409

Civilian labor force

72,576 73,241 56,438 56,661 9,799 10,028 4,043 4,138

Participation rate

56.9 56.9 56.6 56.5 58.6 59.2 56.6 55.9

Employed

67,937 69,279 53,351 54,060 8,673 9,058 3,873 3,954

Unemployed

4,639 3,962 3,088 2,601 1,126 971 170 185

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.4 5.5 4.6 11.5 9.7 4.2 4.5

Not in labor force

54,978 55,394 43,262 43,556 6,909 6,898 3,096 3,271

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,340 120,464 93,617 94,171 15,433 15,672 6,718 6,994

Civilian labor force

69,896 70,501 54,281 54,545 9,478 9,659 3,969 4,050

Participation rate

58.6 58.5 58.0 57.9 61.4 61.6 59.1 57.9

Employed

65,730 66,958 51,535 52,226 8,440 8,786 3,809 3,868

Unemployed

4,167 3,543 2,746 2,320 1,038 873 159 182

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.0 5.1 4.3 10.9 9.0 4.0 4.5

Not in labor force

49,444 49,963 39,337 39,626 5,955 6,012 2,750 2,944

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,710 16,602 12,442 12,351 2,536 2,493 817 788

Civilian labor force

5,379 5,516 4,315 4,305 644 707 143 153

Participation rate

32.2 33.2 34.7 34.9 25.4 28.3 17.5 19.4

Employed

4,301 4,599 3,558 3,687 426 497 119 135

Unemployed

1,077 917 757 618 219 209 24 18

Unemployment rate

20.0 16.6 17.5 14.4 33.9 29.6 16.9 11.5

Not in labor force

11,331 11,085 8,127 8,046 1,892 1,786 674 635

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: January 09, 2015