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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

195,029 195,117 195,210 195,310 195,416 195,537 195,652 195,777 195,896 195,995 196,091 196,307 196,392

Civilian labor force

123,554 123,677 123,085 123,278 123,346 123,296 123,266 122,996 123,287 123,391 123,058 124,119 123,875

Participation rate

63.4 63.4 63.1 63.1 63.1 63.1 63.0 62.8 62.9 63.0 62.8 63.2 63.1

Employed

116,425 116,569 116,602 116,662 116,757 116,752 116,760 116,760 117,300 117,307 117,186 118,035 117,992

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

7,130 7,109 6,483 6,617 6,588 6,543 6,506 6,236 5,987 6,084 5,872 6,084 5,883

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.7 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7

Not in labor force

71,474 71,439 72,125 72,031 72,070 72,241 72,386 72,781 72,609 72,604 73,033 72,189 72,517

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,531 64,652 64,396 64,332 64,415 64,413 64,519 64,290 64,234 64,339 64,392 64,871 64,920

Participation rate

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

Employed

61,013 61,269 61,161 61,129 61,275 61,344 61,360 61,447 61,507 61,388 61,551 61,953 62,015

Employment-population ratio

68.6 68.9 68.7 68.6 68.7 68.8 68.7 68.8 68.8 68.6 68.8 69.2 69.2

Unemployed

3,518 3,383 3,235 3,203 3,140 3,069 3,159 2,843 2,727 2,951 2,842 2,918 2,906

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,615 54,504 54,309 54,508 54,431 54,350 54,315 54,237 54,452 54,587 54,223 54,683 54,401

Participation rate

58.3 58.1 57.9 58.1 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.7 57.9 58.0 57.5 57.9 57.6

Employed

51,815 51,603 51,761 51,850 51,830 51,702 51,739 51,677 51,945 52,142 51,824 52,267 52,105

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,800 2,901 2,547 2,657 2,602 2,648 2,576 2,561 2,507 2,445 2,399 2,416 2,296

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.2

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,408 4,521 4,380 4,439 4,499 4,532 4,432 4,468 4,601 4,466 4,443 4,565 4,554

Participation rate

35.5 36.5 35.3 35.8 36.3 36.6 35.8 36.1 37.2 36.2 36.0 37.0 36.9

Employed

3,596 3,696 3,680 3,682 3,653 3,706 3,661 3,636 3,848 3,777 3,811 3,814 3,872

Employment-population ratio

29.0 29.8 29.7 29.7 29.5 30.0 29.6 29.4 31.1 30.6 30.9 30.9 31.4

Unemployed

812 825 701 757 846 826 772 832 753 689 632 751 682

Unemployment rate

18.4 18.2 16.0 17.0 18.8 18.2 17.4 18.6 16.4 15.4 14.2 16.4 15.0


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,685 30,719 30,755 30,787 30,821 30,856 30,893 30,932 30,969 31,005 31,040 31,188 31,222

Civilian labor force

18,723 18,790 18,728 18,747 18,814 19,017 18,867 19,067 19,024 19,056 19,037 19,040 19,101

Participation rate

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

Employed

16,486 16,492 16,595 16,604 16,794 16,845 16,685 16,974 16,953 16,957 17,050 17,071 17,122

Employment-population ratio

53.7 53.7 54.0 53.9 54.5 54.6 54.0 54.9 54.7 54.7 54.9 54.7 54.8

Unemployed

2,238 2,298 2,133 2,143 2,019 2,172 2,182 2,093 2,071 2,099 1,986 1,969 1,979

Unemployment rate

12.0 12.2 11.4 11.4 10.7 11.4 11.6 11.0 10.9 11.0 10.4 10.3 10.4

Not in labor force

11,962 11,929 12,027 12,041 12,007 11,840 12,026 11,865 11,945 11,949 12,003 12,148 12,122

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,485 8,511 8,444 8,519 8,611 8,681 8,614 8,756 8,672 8,594 8,717 8,676 8,710

Participation rate

67.0 67.1 66.5 67.0 67.6 68.0 67.4 68.4 67.6 66.9 67.8 67.1 67.3

Employed

7,398 7,500 7,543 7,536 7,671 7,710 7,678 7,791 7,742 7,630 7,756 7,757 7,805

Employment-population ratio

58.4 59.1 59.4 59.2 60.2 60.4 60.1 60.9 60.4 59.4 60.3 60.0 60.3

Unemployed

1,087 1,011 901 983 940 971 936 965 930 964 962 919 905

Unemployment rate

12.8 11.9 10.7 11.5 10.9 11.2 10.9 11.0 10.7 11.2 11.0 10.6 10.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,616 9,636 9,578 9,529 9,567 9,702 9,591 9,591 9,624 9,709 9,598 9,667 9,665

Participation rate

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

Employed

8,669 8,573 8,606 8,586 8,696 8,720 8,559 8,682 8,720 8,786 8,812 8,824 8,809

Employment-population ratio

55.9 55.3 55.4 55.2 55.8 55.9 54.8 55.5 55.7 56.1 56.2 56.0 55.8

Unemployed

947 1,062 972 943 871 981 1,032 909 904 922 785 843 857

Unemployment rate

9.8 11.0 10.2 9.9 9.1 10.1 10.8 9.5 9.4 9.5 8.2 8.7 8.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

622 644 706 699 636 634 662 720 728 754 722 697 726

Participation rate

24.7 25.5 28.0 27.8 25.3 25.3 26.4 28.8 29.2 30.2 29.0 27.9 29.1

Employed

418 419 446 482 427 415 447 501 491 541 482 490 508

Employment-population ratio

16.6 16.6 17.7 19.2 17.0 16.5 17.9 20.1 19.7 21.7 19.4 19.6 20.4

Unemployed

204 225 260 217 208 220 215 219 237 213 240 207 218

Unemployment rate

32.8 34.9 36.8 31.0 32.8 34.6 32.4 30.4 32.5 28.2 33.2 29.7 30.0


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

13,738 13,769 13,841 13,771 13,807 13,765 13,704 13,788 13,782 13,927 13,886 14,253 14,291

Civilian labor force

8,805 8,857 8,803 8,778 8,695 8,649 8,752 8,759 8,782 8,768 8,771 8,899 9,038

Participation rate

64.1 64.3 63.6 63.7 63.0 62.8 63.9 63.5 63.7 63.0 63.2 62.4 63.2

Employed

8,289 8,375 8,287 8,288 8,278 8,285 8,348 8,365 8,340 8,353 8,398 8,540 8,680

Employment-population ratio

60.3 60.8 59.9 60.2 60.0 60.2 60.9 60.7 60.5 60.0 60.5 59.9 60.7

Unemployed

515 482 516 490 417 365 404 394 443 415 373 359 358

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.4 5.9 5.6 4.8 4.2 4.6 4.5 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.0 4.0

Not in labor force

4,934 4,912 5,038 4,993 5,113 5,115 4,952 5,029 5,000 5,159 5,115 5,355 5,253


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

38,053 38,126 38,203 38,277 38,352 38,430 38,512 38,596 38,679 38,760 38,839 39,165 39,244

Civilian labor force

25,155 25,287 25,159 25,169 25,413 25,345 25,410 25,491 25,665 25,655 25,644 26,047 25,962

Participation rate

66.1 66.3 65.9 65.8 66.3 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.4 66.2 66.0 66.5 66.2

Employed

23,112 23,284 23,268 23,234 23,480 23,411 23,536 23,718 23,931 23,963 23,988 24,305 24,238

Employment-population ratio

60.7 61.1 60.9 60.7 61.2 60.9 61.1 61.5 61.9 61.8 61.8 62.1 61.8

Unemployed

2,043 2,003 1,891 1,934 1,933 1,933 1,873 1,772 1,734 1,692 1,656 1,742 1,724

Unemployment rate

8.1 7.9 7.5 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.4 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.7 6.6

Not in labor force

12,897 12,838 13,044 13,108 12,939 13,085 13,102 13,106 13,013 13,105 13,196 13,118 13,282

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

13,918 13,992 13,926 13,946 14,087 14,042 14,104 14,154 14,218 14,258 14,264 14,479 14,465

Participation rate

80.9 81.2 80.6 80.6 81.2 80.8 80.9 81.0 81.2 81.3 81.1 82.1 81.8

Employed

13,011 13,077 13,047 13,038 13,172 13,138 13,238 13,387 13,458 13,432 13,507 13,647 13,601

Employment-population ratio

75.6 75.9 75.5 75.3 75.9 75.6 76.0 76.6 76.9 76.5 76.8 77.3 76.9

Unemployed

907 915 879 909 916 905 866 766 760 826 757 832 864

Unemployment rate

6.5 6.5 6.3 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.3 5.7 6.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,177 10,200 10,152 10,147 10,195 10,181 10,223 10,277 10,259 10,253 10,168 10,344 10,309

Participation rate

59.2 59.2 58.8 58.6 58.8 58.6 58.7 58.9 58.6 58.5 57.9 58.0 57.7

Employed

9,331 9,363 9,403 9,336 9,459 9,439 9,433 9,532 9,522 9,590 9,501 9,704 9,685

Employment-population ratio

54.2 54.3 54.4 53.9 54.5 54.3 54.2 54.6 54.4 54.7 54.1 54.4 54.2

Unemployed

846 837 749 811 736 742 790 745 737 663 667 640 625

Unemployment rate

8.3 8.2 7.4 8.0 7.2 7.3 7.7 7.3 7.2 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,060 1,094 1,081 1,076 1,131 1,121 1,082 1,059 1,187 1,144 1,211 1,224 1,187

Participation rate

29.1 30.0 29.6 29.4 30.9 30.6 29.5 28.9 32.3 31.1 32.9 33.2 32.2

Employed

770 844 818 861 849 835 865 799 950 942 980 954 952

Employment-population ratio

21.1 23.1 22.4 23.5 23.2 22.8 23.6 21.8 25.9 25.6 26.6 25.9 25.8

Unemployed

290 250 263 215 281 286 217 261 237 202 231 270 235

Unemployment rate

27.4 22.9 24.3 19.9 24.9 25.5 20.1 24.6 20.0 17.7 19.1 22.1 19.8


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: March 06, 2015