HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-4. 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
2015 2016
Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

196,482 196,574 196,673 196,786 196,904 197,024 197,152 197,271 197,377 197,471 197,639 197,718 197,809

Civilian labor force

123,694 123,485 123,796 123,595 123,576 123,387 123,180 123,375 123,496 123,815 124,362 124,748 125,018

Participation rate

63.0 62.8 62.9 62.8 62.8 62.6 62.5 62.5 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.1 63.2

Employed

117,868 117,704 117,991 117,905 117,876 117,903 117,812 117,978 118,115 118,295 119,029 119,442 119,674

Employment-population ratio

60.0 59.9 60.0 59.9 59.9 59.8 59.8 59.8 59.8 59.9 60.2 60.4 60.5

Unemployed

5,827 5,780 5,805 5,690 5,700 5,485 5,368 5,396 5,381 5,520 5,333 5,306 5,345

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.3

Not in labor force

72,788 73,089 72,877 73,191 73,328 73,637 73,973 73,896 73,881 73,656 73,277 72,970 72,791

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,862 64,741 64,754 64,696 64,770 64,599 64,541 64,563 64,503 64,691 65,002 65,304 65,296

Participation rate

72.3 72.2 72.1 72.0 72.1 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.6 71.7 72.0 72.3 72.3

Employed

62,010 61,912 62,009 62,000 62,022 61,944 61,874 61,921 61,884 61,988 62,482 62,787 62,739

Employment-population ratio

69.2 69.0 69.1 69.0 69.0 68.9 68.7 68.7 68.7 68.7 69.2 69.5 69.4

Unemployed

2,852 2,829 2,746 2,696 2,748 2,655 2,668 2,642 2,619 2,702 2,520 2,517 2,557

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,264 54,208 54,457 54,396 54,393 54,382 54,227 54,431 54,638 54,521 54,753 54,803 55,142

Participation rate

57.4 57.3 57.6 57.5 57.4 57.4 57.2 57.4 57.6 57.4 57.6 57.6 58.0

Employed

51,999 51,916 52,110 52,106 52,059 52,180 52,134 52,284 52,466 52,391 52,603 52,659 52,992

Employment-population ratio

55.0 54.9 55.1 55.1 55.0 55.1 55.0 55.1 55.3 55.2 55.4 55.4 55.7

Unemployed

2,265 2,292 2,347 2,289 2,334 2,202 2,093 2,147 2,172 2,130 2,150 2,144 2,149

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,568 4,535 4,585 4,504 4,413 4,406 4,411 4,381 4,355 4,603 4,607 4,641 4,580

Participation rate

37.0 36.8 37.2 36.6 35.8 35.8 35.8 35.6 35.4 37.4 37.4 37.7 37.1

Employed

3,859 3,876 3,872 3,799 3,795 3,779 3,804 3,773 3,765 3,916 3,944 3,995 3,942

Employment-population ratio

31.3 31.4 31.4 30.8 30.8 30.7 30.9 30.7 30.6 31.8 32.0 32.4 32.0

Unemployed

709 659 712 705 618 628 607 608 590 687 663 645 638

Unemployment rate

15.5 14.5 15.5 15.6 14.0 14.2 13.8 13.9 13.5 14.9 14.4 13.9 13.9


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

31,257 31,293 31,326 31,362 31,399 31,438 31,479 31,518 31,557 31,594 31,679 31,716 31,753

Civilian labor force

19,071 19,405 19,434 19,337 19,295 19,394 19,364 19,402 19,447 19,442 19,536 19,569 19,513

Participation rate

61.0 62.0 62.0 61.7 61.5 61.7 61.5 61.6 61.6 61.5 61.7 61.7 61.5

Employed

17,165 17,540 17,450 17,505 17,541 17,563 17,573 17,623 17,628 17,819 17,821 17,851 17,759

Employment-population ratio

54.9 56.1 55.7 55.8 55.9 55.9 55.8 55.9 55.9 56.4 56.3 56.3 55.9

Unemployed

1,906 1,864 1,984 1,831 1,754 1,831 1,791 1,779 1,819 1,623 1,716 1,718 1,754

Unemployment rate

10.0 9.6 10.2 9.5 9.1 9.4 9.2 9.2 9.4 8.3 8.8 8.8 9.0

Not in labor force

12,186 11,888 11,892 12,026 12,104 12,044 12,115 12,116 12,110 12,152 12,143 12,147 12,240

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,710 8,925 8,902 8,791 8,727 8,762 8,751 8,770 8,752 8,780 8,844 8,910 8,881

Participation rate

67.2 68.7 68.5 67.5 66.9 67.1 66.9 66.9 66.7 66.8 67.1 67.5 67.2

Employed

7,847 8,106 7,987 7,962 7,961 7,955 7,971 7,964 7,885 8,017 8,101 8,146 8,112

Employment-population ratio

60.5 62.4 61.4 61.1 61.1 60.9 60.9 60.8 60.1 61.0 61.5 61.7 61.4

Unemployed

862 819 915 829 765 807 780 806 867 763 743 764 768

Unemployment rate

9.9 9.2 10.3 9.4 8.8 9.2 8.9 9.2 9.9 8.7 8.4 8.6 8.7

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,717 9,800 9,822 9,830 9,869 9,936 9,892 9,956 10,009 9,928 9,970 9,938 9,868

Participation rate

61.5 62.0 62.0 62.0 62.2 62.5 62.2 62.5 62.8 62.2 62.3 62.0 61.5

Employed

8,835 8,941 8,967 9,055 9,079 9,129 9,107 9,154 9,218 9,241 9,179 9,152 9,076

Employment-population ratio

55.9 56.5 56.6 57.1 57.2 57.4 57.2 57.5 57.8 57.9 57.4 57.1 56.6

Unemployed

882 858 855 775 790 807 785 802 791 686 791 786 792

Unemployment rate

9.1 8.8 8.7 7.9 8.0 8.1 7.9 8.1 7.9 6.9 7.9 7.9 8.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

644 680 710 716 700 697 721 677 686 734 722 720 764

Participation rate

25.8 27.3 28.5 28.7 28.1 28.0 29.0 27.2 27.6 29.5 28.9 28.8 30.5

Employed

482 493 496 489 501 480 495 505 525 560 540 552 571

Employment-population ratio

19.3 19.8 19.9 19.6 20.1 19.3 19.9 20.3 21.1 22.5 21.7 22.1 22.8

Unemployed

162 187 215 227 199 217 226 172 161 174 182 168 193

Unemployment rate

25.1 27.5 30.2 31.7 28.5 31.2 31.3 25.4 23.5 23.7 25.2 23.3 25.3


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

14,296 14,290 14,403 14,430 14,540 14,558 14,508 14,440 14,476 14,553 14,816 14,974 14,911

Civilian labor force

8,928 9,038 9,159 9,067 9,111 9,110 9,042 8,955 9,132 9,168 9,192 9,426 9,411

Participation rate

62.5 63.3 63.6 62.8 62.7 62.6 62.3 62.0 63.1 63.0 62.0 62.9 63.1

Employed

8,639 8,645 8,785 8,721 8,749 8,789 8,711 8,637 8,778 8,805 8,856 9,070 9,038

Employment-population ratio

60.4 60.5 61.0 60.4 60.2 60.4 60.0 59.8 60.6 60.5 59.8 60.6 60.6

Unemployed

289 394 374 346 361 321 331 318 354 363 337 355 373

Unemployment rate

3.2 4.4 4.1 3.8 4.0 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.8 4.0

Not in labor force

5,368 5,251 5,244 5,364 5,429 5,448 5,466 5,485 5,344 5,385 5,623 5,548 5,500


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

39,323 39,405 39,483 39,566 39,648 39,737 39,828 39,916 40,005 40,090 40,215 40,302 40,386

Civilian labor force

26,088 26,156 26,132 26,121 26,142 26,076 26,074 26,200 26,225 26,270 26,451 26,642 26,782

Participation rate

66.3 66.4 66.2 66.0 65.9 65.6 65.5 65.6 65.6 65.5 65.8 66.1 66.3

Employed

24,317 24,348 24,377 24,393 24,372 24,347 24,410 24,535 24,543 24,614 24,893 25,193 25,289

Employment-population ratio

61.8 61.8 61.7 61.7 61.5 61.3 61.3 61.5 61.3 61.4 61.9 62.5 62.6

Unemployed

1,771 1,808 1,755 1,728 1,770 1,729 1,664 1,665 1,682 1,655 1,558 1,449 1,493

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.9 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.6

Not in labor force

13,235 13,248 13,351 13,444 13,506 13,661 13,754 13,716 13,780 13,821 13,764 13,660 13,604

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,461 14,476 14,470 14,397 14,458 14,357 14,471 14,464 14,377 14,454 14,590 14,705 14,799

Participation rate

81.6 81.5 81.3 80.7 80.9 80.1 80.6 80.4 79.7 79.9 80.5 80.9 81.3

Employed

13,624 13,611 13,613 13,549 13,595 13,595 13,676 13,723 13,601 13,659 13,878 14,018 14,085

Employment-population ratio

76.9 76.6 76.5 76.0 76.1 75.9 76.2 76.2 75.4 75.6 76.5 77.2 77.4

Unemployed

836 865 857 848 862 761 795 741 776 795 712 688 714

Unemployment rate

5.8 6.0 5.9 5.9 6.0 5.3 5.5 5.1 5.4 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,445 10,527 10,533 10,548 10,573 10,604 10,511 10,643 10,754 10,646 10,649 10,742 10,814

Participation rate

58.3 58.6 58.6 58.5 58.5 58.5 57.9 58.5 59.0 58.2 58.0 58.4 58.7

Employed

9,757 9,801 9,849 9,910 9,850 9,864 9,844 9,961 10,031 9,978 10,022 10,167 10,218

Employment-population ratio

54.5 54.6 54.8 55.0 54.5 54.5 54.2 54.7 55.0 54.6 54.6 55.3 55.5

Unemployed

687 727 684 638 722 740 667 682 723 668 627 576 596

Unemployment rate

6.6 6.9 6.5 6.1 6.8 7.0 6.3 6.4 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,183 1,154 1,129 1,177 1,112 1,116 1,093 1,093 1,095 1,170 1,212 1,194 1,168

Participation rate

32.0 31.2 30.5 31.8 30.0 30.1 29.4 29.4 29.4 31.3 32.5 31.9 31.1

Employed

935 937 915 935 927 888 889 851 912 977 994 1,008 986

Employment-population ratio

25.3 25.3 24.7 25.3 25.0 23.9 23.9 22.9 24.5 26.2 26.6 26.9 26.3

Unemployed

248 217 214 242 185 227 203 242 183 193 218 186 182

Unemployment rate

20.9 18.8 18.9 20.6 16.7 20.4 18.6 22.1 16.7 16.5 18.0 15.6 15.6


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

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. 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 01, 2016