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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

195,117 195,210 195,310 195,416 195,537 195,652 195,777 195,896 195,995 196,091 196,307 196,392 196,482

Civilian labor force

123,677 123,085 123,278 123,346 123,296 123,266 122,996 123,287 123,391 123,058 124,119 123,875 123,739

Participation rate

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

Employed

116,569 116,602 116,662 116,757 116,752 116,760 116,760 117,300 117,307 117,186 118,035 117,992 117,886

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

7,109 6,483 6,617 6,588 6,543 6,506 6,236 5,987 6,084 5,872 6,084 5,883 5,853

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

71,439 72,125 72,031 72,070 72,241 72,386 72,781 72,609 72,604 73,033 72,189 72,517 72,743

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,652 64,396 64,332 64,415 64,413 64,519 64,290 64,234 64,339 64,392 64,871 64,920 64,899

Participation rate

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

Employed

61,269 61,161 61,129 61,275 61,344 61,360 61,447 61,507 61,388 61,551 61,953 62,015 62,023

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,383 3,235 3,203 3,140 3,069 3,159 2,843 2,727 2,951 2,842 2,918 2,906 2,876

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,504 54,309 54,508 54,431 54,350 54,315 54,237 54,452 54,587 54,223 54,683 54,401 54,256

Participation rate

58.1 57.9 58.1 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.7 57.9 58.0 57.5 57.9 57.6 57.4

Employed

51,603 51,761 51,850 51,830 51,702 51,739 51,677 51,945 52,142 51,824 52,267 52,105 51,998

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,901 2,547 2,657 2,602 2,648 2,576 2,561 2,507 2,445 2,399 2,416 2,296 2,258

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,521 4,380 4,439 4,499 4,532 4,432 4,468 4,601 4,466 4,443 4,565 4,554 4,584

Participation rate

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

Employed

3,696 3,680 3,682 3,653 3,706 3,661 3,636 3,848 3,777 3,811 3,814 3,872 3,865

Employment-population ratio

29.8 29.7 29.7 29.5 30.0 29.6 29.4 31.1 30.6 30.9 30.9 31.4 31.3

Unemployed

825 701 757 846 826 772 832 753 689 632 751 682 719

Unemployment rate

18.2 16.0 17.0 18.8 18.2 17.4 18.6 16.4 15.4 14.2 16.4 15.0 15.7


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,719 30,755 30,787 30,821 30,856 30,893 30,932 30,969 31,005 31,040 31,188 31,222 31,257

Civilian labor force

18,790 18,728 18,747 18,814 19,017 18,867 19,067 19,024 19,056 19,037 19,040 19,101 19,055

Participation rate

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

Employed

16,492 16,595 16,604 16,794 16,845 16,685 16,974 16,953 16,957 17,050 17,071 17,122 17,129

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,298 2,133 2,143 2,019 2,172 2,182 2,093 2,071 2,099 1,986 1,969 1,979 1,926

Unemployment rate

12.2 11.4 11.4 10.7 11.4 11.6 11.0 10.9 11.0 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.1

Not in labor force

11,929 12,027 12,041 12,007 11,840 12,026 11,865 11,945 11,949 12,003 12,148 12,122 12,202

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,511 8,444 8,519 8,611 8,681 8,614 8,756 8,672 8,594 8,717 8,676 8,710 8,711

Participation rate

67.1 66.5 67.0 67.6 68.0 67.4 68.4 67.6 66.9 67.8 67.1 67.3 67.2

Employed

7,500 7,543 7,536 7,671 7,710 7,678 7,791 7,742 7,630 7,756 7,757 7,805 7,841

Employment-population ratio

59.1 59.4 59.2 60.2 60.4 60.1 60.9 60.4 59.4 60.3 60.0 60.3 60.5

Unemployed

1,011 901 983 940 971 936 965 930 964 962 919 905 870

Unemployment rate

11.9 10.7 11.5 10.9 11.2 10.9 11.0 10.7 11.2 11.0 10.6 10.4 10.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,636 9,578 9,529 9,567 9,702 9,591 9,591 9,624 9,709 9,598 9,667 9,665 9,703

Participation rate

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

Employed

8,573 8,606 8,586 8,696 8,720 8,559 8,682 8,720 8,786 8,812 8,824 8,809 8,807

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,062 972 943 871 981 1,032 909 904 922 785 843 857 895

Unemployment rate

11.0 10.2 9.9 9.1 10.1 10.8 9.5 9.4 9.5 8.2 8.7 8.9 9.2

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

644 706 699 636 634 662 720 728 754 722 697 726 642

Participation rate

25.5 28.0 27.8 25.3 25.3 26.4 28.8 29.2 30.2 29.0 27.9 29.1 25.7

Employed

419 446 482 427 415 447 501 491 541 482 490 508 481

Employment-population ratio

16.6 17.7 19.2 17.0 16.5 17.9 20.1 19.7 21.7 19.4 19.6 20.4 19.3

Unemployed

225 260 217 208 220 215 219 237 213 240 207 218 161

Unemployment rate

34.9 36.8 31.0 32.8 34.6 32.4 30.4 32.5 28.2 33.2 29.7 30.0 25.0


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

13,769 13,841 13,771 13,807 13,765 13,704 13,788 13,782 13,927 13,886 14,253 14,291 14,296

Civilian labor force

8,857 8,803 8,778 8,695 8,649 8,752 8,759 8,782 8,768 8,771 8,899 9,038 8,934

Participation rate

64.3 63.6 63.7 63.0 62.8 63.9 63.5 63.7 63.0 63.2 62.4 63.2 62.5

Employed

8,375 8,287 8,288 8,278 8,285 8,348 8,365 8,340 8,353 8,398 8,540 8,680 8,646

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

482 516 490 417 365 404 394 443 415 373 359 358 288

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.9 5.6 4.8 4.2 4.6 4.5 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.2

Not in labor force

4,912 5,038 4,993 5,113 5,115 4,952 5,029 5,000 5,159 5,115 5,355 5,253 5,363


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

38,126 38,203 38,277 38,352 38,430 38,512 38,596 38,679 38,760 38,839 39,165 39,244 39,323

Civilian labor force

25,287 25,159 25,169 25,413 25,345 25,410 25,491 25,665 25,655 25,644 26,047 25,962 26,087

Participation rate

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

Employed

23,284 23,268 23,234 23,480 23,411 23,536 23,718 23,931 23,963 23,988 24,305 24,238 24,319

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,003 1,891 1,934 1,933 1,933 1,873 1,772 1,734 1,692 1,656 1,742 1,724 1,768

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

12,838 13,044 13,108 12,939 13,085 13,102 13,106 13,013 13,105 13,196 13,118 13,282 13,236

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

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

Participation rate

81.2 80.6 80.6 81.2 80.8 80.9 81.0 81.2 81.3 81.1 82.1 81.8 81.6

Employed

13,077 13,047 13,038 13,172 13,138 13,238 13,387 13,458 13,432 13,507 13,647 13,601 13,627

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

915 879 909 916 905 866 766 760 826 757 832 864 837

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,200 10,152 10,147 10,195 10,181 10,223 10,277 10,259 10,253 10,168 10,344 10,309 10,435

Participation rate

59.2 58.8 58.6 58.8 58.6 58.7 58.9 58.6 58.5 57.9 58.0 57.7 58.3

Employed

9,363 9,403 9,336 9,459 9,439 9,433 9,532 9,522 9,590 9,501 9,704 9,685 9,755

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

837 749 811 736 742 790 745 737 663 667 640 625 680

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

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

Participation rate

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

Employed

844 818 861 849 835 865 799 950 942 980 954 952 937

Employment-population ratio

23.1 22.4 23.5 23.2 22.8 23.6 21.8 25.9 25.6 26.6 25.9 25.8 25.4

Unemployed

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

Unemployment rate

22.9 24.3 19.9 24.9 25.5 20.1 24.6 20.0 17.7 19.1 22.1 19.8 21.1


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 03, 2015