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
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

251,099 253,855 197,027 198,381 31,439 31,946 14,535 15,275

Civilian labor force

157,508 160,047 123,818 125,179 19,424 19,794 9,093 9,719

Participation rate

62.7 63.0 62.8 63.1 61.8 62.0 62.6 63.6

Employed

149,310 152,073 118,247 119,694 17,571 18,113 8,755 9,330

Unemployed

8,198 7,974 5,570 5,484 1,853 1,681 338 389

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.0 4.5 4.4 9.5 8.5 3.7 4.0

Not in labor force

93,591 93,808 73,209 73,202 12,015 12,152 5,443 5,556

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,252 122,657 96,230 96,946 14,295 14,553 6,790 7,136

Civilian labor force

84,073 85,514 67,391 68,145 9,117 9,398 4,866 5,165

Participation rate

69.3 69.7 70.0 70.3 63.8 64.6 71.7 72.4

Employed

79,914 81,380 64,504 65,236 8,230 8,565 4,695 4,978

Unemployed

4,159 4,134 2,888 2,909 887 833 171 187

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.8 4.3 4.3 9.7 8.9 3.5 3.6

Not in labor force

37,179 37,143 28,839 28,801 5,178 5,155 1,924 1,972

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

112,827 114,173 89,953 90,654 13,059 13,304 6,370 6,704

Civilian labor force

80,948 82,154 64,877 65,462 8,778 9,016 4,773 5,063

Participation rate

71.7 72.0 72.1 72.2 67.2 67.8 74.9 75.5

Employed

77,321 78,572 62,348 62,925 8,006 8,310 4,618 4,893

Unemployed

3,628 3,582 2,529 2,537 771 706 154 171

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.4 3.9 3.9 8.8 7.8 3.2 3.4

Not in labor force

31,878 32,019 25,076 25,192 4,282 4,288 1,597 1,641

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

129,848 131,199 100,797 101,434 17,144 17,393 7,746 8,139

Civilian labor force

73,435 74,533 56,426 57,033 10,307 10,396 4,227 4,555

Participation rate

56.6 56.8 56.0 56.2 60.1 59.8 54.6 56.0

Employed

69,396 70,693 53,744 54,458 9,341 9,548 4,060 4,352

Unemployed

4,039 3,840 2,683 2,575 966 847 167 203

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.2 4.8 4.5 9.4 8.2 4.0 4.5

Not in labor force

56,412 56,666 44,371 44,401 6,837 6,997 3,519 3,584

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,661 122,950 94,760 95,377 15,891 16,128 7,345 7,728

Civilian labor force

70,477 71,428 54,145 54,653 9,885 9,972 4,147 4,463

Participation rate

57.9 58.1 57.1 57.3 62.2 61.8 56.5 57.7

Employed

66,918 68,062 51,773 52,424 9,045 9,223 3,989 4,268

Unemployed

3,559 3,365 2,372 2,229 840 749 158 195

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.7 4.4 4.1 8.5 7.5 3.8 4.4

Not in labor force

51,184 51,522 40,615 40,724 6,006 6,156 3,198 3,265

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,611 16,732 12,314 12,349 2,489 2,514 821 843

Civilian labor force

6,082 6,465 4,796 5,063 761 806 173 193

Participation rate

36.6 38.6 38.9 41.0 30.6 32.0 21.1 22.9

Employed

5,071 5,439 4,126 4,344 519 580 148 169

Unemployed

1,011 1,026 669 719 242 225 25 24

Unemployment rate

16.6 15.9 14.0 14.2 31.7 28.0 14.7 12.4

Not in labor force

10,529 10,267 7,518 7,286 1,728 1,708 648 650

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: October 07, 2016