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
2014 2015
Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

195,652 195,777 195,896 195,995 196,091 196,307 196,392 196,482 196,574 196,673 196,786 196,904 197,024

Civilian labor force

123,266 122,996 123,287 123,391 123,058 124,119 123,875 123,739 123,510 123,875 123,649 123,607 123,390

Participation rate

63.0 62.8 62.9 63.0 62.8 63.2 63.1 63.0 62.8 63.0 62.8 62.8 62.6

Employed

116,760 116,760 117,300 117,307 117,186 118,035 117,992 117,886 117,719 118,048 117,942 117,880 117,903

Employment-population ratio

59.7 59.6 59.9 59.9 59.8 60.1 60.1 60.0 59.9 60.0 59.9 59.9 59.8

Unemployed

6,506 6,236 5,987 6,084 5,872 6,084 5,883 5,853 5,791 5,827 5,707 5,727 5,487

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.4

Not in labor force

72,386 72,781 72,609 72,604 73,033 72,189 72,517 72,743 73,064 72,798 73,137 73,297 73,634

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,519 64,290 64,234 64,339 64,392 64,871 64,920 64,899 64,764 64,790 64,727 64,819 64,617

Participation rate

72.3 72.0 71.8 71.9 71.9 72.4 72.4 72.4 72.2 72.2 72.1 72.1 71.8

Employed

61,360 61,447 61,507 61,388 61,551 61,953 62,015 62,023 61,919 62,037 62,031 62,057 61,964

Employment-population ratio

68.7 68.8 68.8 68.6 68.8 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.0 69.1 69.1 69.0 68.9

Unemployed

3,159 2,843 2,727 2,951 2,842 2,918 2,906 2,876 2,845 2,753 2,696 2,762 2,652

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.4 4.2 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,315 54,237 54,452 54,587 54,223 54,683 54,401 54,256 54,198 54,481 54,400 54,369 54,372

Participation rate

57.8 57.7 57.9 58.0 57.5 57.9 57.6 57.4 57.3 57.6 57.5 57.4 57.4

Employed

51,739 51,677 51,945 52,142 51,824 52,267 52,105 51,998 51,912 52,121 52,097 52,027 52,167

Employment-population ratio

55.0 54.9 55.2 55.4 55.0 55.4 55.2 55.0 54.9 55.1 55.0 54.9 55.1

Unemployed

2,576 2,561 2,507 2,445 2,399 2,416 2,296 2,258 2,286 2,359 2,303 2,342 2,205

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,432 4,468 4,601 4,466 4,443 4,565 4,554 4,584 4,548 4,604 4,522 4,418 4,401

Participation rate

35.8 36.1 37.2 36.2 36.0 37.0 36.9 37.2 36.9 37.4 36.7 35.9 35.7

Employed

3,661 3,636 3,848 3,777 3,811 3,814 3,872 3,865 3,888 3,890 3,814 3,796 3,772

Employment-population ratio

29.6 29.4 31.1 30.6 30.9 30.9 31.4 31.3 31.5 31.6 31.0 30.8 30.6

Unemployed

772 832 753 689 632 751 682 719 660 714 708 622 629

Unemployment rate

17.4 18.6 16.4 15.4 14.2 16.4 15.0 15.7 14.5 15.5 15.7 14.1 14.3


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,893 30,932 30,969 31,005 31,040 31,188 31,222 31,257 31,293 31,326 31,362 31,399 31,438

Civilian labor force

18,867 19,067 19,024 19,056 19,037 19,040 19,101 19,055 19,397 19,428 19,346 19,298 19,388

Participation rate

61.1 61.6 61.4 61.5 61.3 61.0 61.2 61.0 62.0 62.0 61.7 61.5 61.7

Employed

16,685 16,974 16,953 16,957 17,050 17,071 17,122 17,129 17,529 17,441 17,501 17,534 17,556

Employment-population ratio

54.0 54.9 54.7 54.7 54.9 54.7 54.8 54.8 56.0 55.7 55.8 55.8 55.8

Unemployed

2,182 2,093 2,071 2,099 1,986 1,969 1,979 1,926 1,868 1,988 1,845 1,764 1,832

Unemployment rate

11.6 11.0 10.9 11.0 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.1 9.6 10.2 9.5 9.1 9.5

Not in labor force

12,026 11,865 11,945 11,949 12,003 12,148 12,122 12,202 11,896 11,898 12,016 12,101 12,050

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,614 8,756 8,672 8,594 8,717 8,676 8,710 8,711 8,926 8,905 8,808 8,738 8,763

Participation rate

67.4 68.4 67.6 66.9 67.8 67.1 67.3 67.2 68.7 68.5 67.6 67.0 67.1

Employed

7,678 7,791 7,742 7,630 7,756 7,757 7,805 7,841 8,109 7,995 7,970 7,966 7,956

Employment-population ratio

60.1 60.9 60.4 59.4 60.3 60.0 60.3 60.5 62.5 61.5 61.2 61.1 60.9

Unemployed

936 965 930 964 962 919 905 870 817 911 838 773 807

Unemployment rate

10.9 11.0 10.7 11.2 11.0 10.6 10.4 10.0 9.2 10.2 9.5 8.8 9.2

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,591 9,591 9,624 9,709 9,598 9,667 9,665 9,703 9,792 9,808 9,827 9,861 9,934

Participation rate

61.4 61.4 61.5 61.9 61.2 61.3 61.3 61.4 61.9 61.9 62.0 62.1 62.5

Employed

8,559 8,682 8,720 8,786 8,812 8,824 8,809 8,807 8,928 8,946 9,046 9,070 9,125

Employment-population ratio

54.8 55.5 55.7 56.1 56.2 56.0 55.8 55.8 56.4 56.5 57.1 57.2 57.4

Unemployed

1,032 909 904 922 785 843 857 895 864 862 781 791 809

Unemployment rate

10.8 9.5 9.4 9.5 8.2 8.7 8.9 9.2 8.8 8.8 7.9 8.0 8.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

662 720 728 754 722 697 726 642 678 715 712 698 691

Participation rate

26.4 28.8 29.2 30.2 29.0 27.9 29.1 25.7 27.2 28.7 28.6 28.1 27.8

Employed

447 501 491 541 482 490 508 481 491 500 486 498 474

Employment-population ratio

17.9 20.1 19.7 21.7 19.4 19.6 20.4 19.3 19.7 20.1 19.5 20.0 19.1

Unemployed

215 219 237 213 240 207 218 161 187 215 226 200 216

Unemployment rate

32.4 30.4 32.5 28.2 33.2 29.7 30.0 25.0 27.5 30.1 31.8 28.7 31.3


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

13,704 13,788 13,782 13,927 13,886 14,253 14,291 14,296 14,290 14,403 14,430 14,540 14,558

Civilian labor force

8,752 8,759 8,782 8,768 8,771 8,899 9,038 8,934 9,038 9,169 9,076 9,113 9,110

Participation rate

63.9 63.5 63.7 63.0 63.2 62.4 63.2 62.5 63.3 63.7 62.9 62.7 62.6

Employed

8,348 8,365 8,340 8,353 8,398 8,540 8,680 8,646 8,644 8,794 8,730 8,751 8,790

Employment-population ratio

60.9 60.7 60.5 60.0 60.5 59.9 60.7 60.5 60.5 61.1 60.5 60.2 60.4

Unemployed

404 394 443 415 373 359 358 288 394 375 346 362 321

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.5 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.2 4.4 4.1 3.8 4.0 3.5

Not in labor force

4,952 5,029 5,000 5,159 5,115 5,355 5,253 5,363 5,251 5,234 5,354 5,427 5,448


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

38,512 38,596 38,679 38,760 38,839 39,165 39,244 39,323 39,405 39,483 39,566 39,648 39,737

Civilian labor force

25,410 25,491 25,665 25,655 25,644 26,047 25,962 26,087 26,167 26,149 26,132 26,158 26,077

Participation rate

66.0 66.0 66.4 66.2 66.0 66.5 66.2 66.3 66.4 66.2 66.0 66.0 65.6

Employed

23,536 23,718 23,931 23,963 23,988 24,305 24,238 24,319 24,354 24,385 24,401 24,374 24,343

Employment-population ratio

61.1 61.5 61.9 61.8 61.8 62.1 61.8 61.8 61.8 61.8 61.7 61.5 61.3

Unemployed

1,873 1,772 1,734 1,692 1,656 1,742 1,724 1,768 1,813 1,764 1,730 1,784 1,734

Unemployment rate

7.4 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.9 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.6

Not in labor force

13,102 13,106 13,013 13,105 13,196 13,118 13,282 13,236 13,237 13,334 13,434 13,491 13,660

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,104 14,154 14,218 14,258 14,264 14,479 14,465 14,465 14,484 14,479 14,402 14,468 14,352

Participation rate

80.9 81.0 81.2 81.3 81.1 82.1 81.8 81.6 81.6 81.4 80.7 80.9 80.1

Employed

13,238 13,387 13,458 13,432 13,507 13,647 13,601 13,627 13,614 13,615 13,549 13,596 13,595

Employment-population ratio

76.0 76.6 76.9 76.5 76.8 77.3 76.9 76.9 76.7 76.5 76.0 76.1 75.9

Unemployed

866 766 760 826 757 832 864 837 870 863 853 872 757

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.3 5.7 6.0 5.8 6.0 6.0 5.9 6.0 5.3

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,223 10,277 10,259 10,253 10,168 10,344 10,309 10,435 10,526 10,537 10,552 10,574 10,606

Participation rate

58.7 58.9 58.6 58.5 57.9 58.0 57.7 58.3 58.6 58.6 58.5 58.5 58.6

Employed

9,433 9,532 9,522 9,590 9,501 9,704 9,685 9,755 9,802 9,854 9,919 9,850 9,859

Employment-population ratio

54.2 54.6 54.4 54.7 54.1 54.4 54.2 54.5 54.6 54.8 55.0 54.5 54.4

Unemployed

790 745 737 663 667 640 625 680 725 684 633 724 747

Unemployment rate

7.7 7.3 7.2 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.1 6.5 6.9 6.5 6.0 6.8 7.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,082 1,059 1,187 1,144 1,211 1,224 1,187 1,187 1,157 1,133 1,178 1,116 1,118

Participation rate

29.5 28.9 32.3 31.1 32.9 33.2 32.2 32.2 31.3 30.6 31.8 30.1 30.1

Employed

865 799 950 942 980 954 952 937 938 916 933 928 889

Employment-population ratio

23.6 21.8 25.9 25.6 26.6 25.9 25.8 25.4 25.4 24.8 25.2 25.0 24.0

Unemployed

217 261 237 202 231 270 235 250 218 217 245 188 230

Unemployment rate

20.1 24.6 20.0 17.7 19.1 22.1 19.8 21.1 18.9 19.2 20.8 16.9 20.6


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: September 04, 2015