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
2013 2014
Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

194,927 194,944 195,029 195,117 195,210 195,310 195,416 195,537 195,652 195,777 195,896 195,995 196,091

Civilian labor force

123,067 123,461 123,554 123,677 123,085 123,278 123,346 123,296 123,266 122,996 123,287 123,391 123,058

Participation rate

63.1 63.3 63.4 63.4 63.1 63.1 63.1 63.1 63.0 62.8 62.9 63.0 62.8

Employed

115,742 116,409 116,425 116,569 116,602 116,662 116,757 116,752 116,760 116,760 117,300 117,307 117,186

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.6 59.9 59.9 59.8

Unemployed

7,324 7,052 7,130 7,109 6,483 6,617 6,588 6,543 6,506 6,236 5,987 6,084 5,872

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.7 5.8 5.7 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.8

Not in labor force

71,861 71,482 71,474 71,439 72,125 72,031 72,070 72,241 72,386 72,781 72,609 72,604 73,033

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,315 64,510 64,531 64,652 64,396 64,332 64,415 64,413 64,519 64,290 64,234 64,339 64,392

Participation rate

72.4 72.6 72.6 72.7 72.3 72.2 72.3 72.2 72.3 72.0 71.8 71.9 71.9

Employed

60,690 61,046 61,013 61,269 61,161 61,129 61,275 61,344 61,360 61,447 61,507 61,388 61,551

Employment-population ratio

68.3 68.7 68.6 68.9 68.7 68.6 68.7 68.8 68.7 68.8 68.8 68.6 68.8

Unemployed

3,626 3,464 3,518 3,383 3,235 3,203 3,140 3,069 3,159 2,843 2,727 2,951 2,842

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.4 5.5 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.6 4.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,265 54,511 54,615 54,504 54,309 54,508 54,431 54,350 54,315 54,237 54,452 54,587 54,223

Participation rate

57.9 58.2 58.3 58.1 57.9 58.1 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.7 57.9 58.0 57.5

Employed

51,396 51,702 51,815 51,603 51,761 51,850 51,830 51,702 51,739 51,677 51,945 52,142 51,824

Employment-population ratio

54.9 55.2 55.3 55.0 55.2 55.3 55.2 55.0 55.0 54.9 55.2 55.4 55.0

Unemployed

2,869 2,809 2,800 2,901 2,547 2,657 2,602 2,648 2,576 2,561 2,507 2,445 2,399

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.2 5.1 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,486 4,440 4,408 4,521 4,380 4,439 4,499 4,532 4,432 4,468 4,601 4,466 4,443

Participation rate

36.1 35.8 35.5 36.5 35.3 35.8 36.3 36.6 35.8 36.1 37.2 36.2 36.0

Employed

3,657 3,661 3,596 3,696 3,680 3,682 3,653 3,706 3,661 3,636 3,848 3,777 3,811

Employment-population ratio

29.4 29.5 29.0 29.8 29.7 29.7 29.5 30.0 29.6 29.4 31.1 30.6 30.9

Unemployed

830 780 812 825 701 757 846 826 772 832 753 689 632

Unemployment rate

18.5 17.6 18.4 18.2 16.0 17.0 18.8 18.2 17.4 18.6 16.4 15.4 14.2


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,569 30,651 30,685 30,719 30,755 30,787 30,821 30,856 30,893 30,932 30,969 31,005 31,040

Civilian labor force

18,415 18,597 18,723 18,790 18,728 18,747 18,814 19,017 18,867 19,067 19,024 19,056 19,037

Participation rate

60.2 60.7 61.0 61.2 60.9 60.9 61.0 61.6 61.1 61.6 61.4 61.5 61.3

Employed

16,238 16,349 16,486 16,492 16,595 16,604 16,794 16,845 16,685 16,974 16,953 16,957 17,050

Employment-population ratio

53.1 53.3 53.7 53.7 54.0 53.9 54.5 54.6 54.0 54.9 54.7 54.7 54.9

Unemployed

2,176 2,248 2,238 2,298 2,133 2,143 2,019 2,172 2,182 2,093 2,071 2,099 1,986

Unemployment rate

11.8 12.1 12.0 12.2 11.4 11.4 10.7 11.4 11.6 11.0 10.9 11.0 10.4

Not in labor force

12,154 12,054 11,962 11,929 12,027 12,041 12,007 11,840 12,026 11,865 11,945 11,949 12,003

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,272 8,400 8,485 8,511 8,444 8,519 8,611 8,681 8,614 8,756 8,672 8,594 8,717

Participation rate

65.7 66.4 67.0 67.1 66.5 67.0 67.6 68.0 67.4 68.4 67.6 66.9 67.8

Employed

7,318 7,390 7,398 7,500 7,543 7,536 7,671 7,710 7,678 7,791 7,742 7,630 7,756

Employment-population ratio

58.1 58.4 58.4 59.1 59.4 59.2 60.2 60.4 60.1 60.9 60.4 59.4 60.3

Unemployed

953 1,010 1,087 1,011 901 983 940 971 936 965 930 964 962

Unemployment rate

11.5 12.0 12.8 11.9 10.7 11.5 10.9 11.2 10.9 11.0 10.7 11.2 11.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,463 9,534 9,616 9,636 9,578 9,529 9,567 9,702 9,591 9,591 9,624 9,709 9,598

Participation rate

61.2 61.6 62.0 62.1 61.7 61.3 61.4 62.2 61.4 61.4 61.5 61.9 61.2

Employed

8,476 8,546 8,669 8,573 8,606 8,586 8,696 8,720 8,559 8,682 8,720 8,786 8,812

Employment-population ratio

54.9 55.2 55.9 55.3 55.4 55.2 55.8 55.9 54.8 55.5 55.7 56.1 56.2

Unemployed

987 989 947 1,062 972 943 871 981 1,032 909 904 922 785

Unemployment rate

10.4 10.4 9.8 11.0 10.2 9.9 9.1 10.1 10.8 9.5 9.4 9.5 8.2

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

680 663 622 644 706 699 636 634 662 720 728 754 722

Participation rate

26.9 26.2 24.7 25.5 28.0 27.8 25.3 25.3 26.4 28.8 29.2 30.2 29.0

Employed

444 414 418 419 446 482 427 415 447 501 491 541 482

Employment-population ratio

17.5 16.4 16.6 16.6 17.7 19.2 17.0 16.5 17.9 20.1 19.7 21.7 19.4

Unemployed

236 249 204 225 260 217 208 220 215 219 237 213 240

Unemployment rate

34.7 37.6 32.8 34.9 36.8 31.0 32.8 34.6 32.4 30.4 32.5 28.2 33.2


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

37,955 37,976 38,053 38,126 38,203 38,277 38,352 38,430 38,512 38,596 38,679 38,760 38,839

Civilian labor force

24,814 25,050 25,155 25,287 25,159 25,169 25,413 25,345 25,410 25,491 25,665 25,655 25,644

Participation rate

65.4 66.0 66.1 66.3 65.9 65.8 66.3 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.4 66.2 66.0

Employed

22,731 22,980 23,112 23,284 23,268 23,234 23,480 23,411 23,536 23,718 23,931 23,963 23,988

Employment-population ratio

59.9 60.5 60.7 61.1 60.9 60.7 61.2 60.9 61.1 61.5 61.9 61.8 61.8

Unemployed

2,082 2,070 2,043 2,003 1,891 1,934 1,933 1,933 1,873 1,772 1,734 1,692 1,656

Unemployment rate

8.4 8.3 8.1 7.9 7.5 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.4 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.5

Not in labor force

13,142 12,927 12,897 12,838 13,044 13,108 12,939 13,085 13,102 13,106 13,013 13,105 13,196


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

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white and black or African American) 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: January 09, 2015