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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

194,489 194,610 194,734 194,833 194,927 194,944 195,029 195,117 195,210 195,310 195,416 195,537 195,652

Civilian labor force

123,327 123,123 122,621 123,050 122,879 123,500 123,641 123,763 123,111 123,287 123,379 123,314 123,275

Participation rate

63.4 63.3 63.0 63.2 63.0 63.4 63.4 63.4 63.1 63.1 63.1 63.1 63.0

Employed

115,463 115,374 114,901 115,514 115,623 116,409 116,447 116,581 116,601 116,669 116,778 116,757 116,754

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.3 59.0 59.3 59.3 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.8 59.7 59.7

Unemployed

7,864 7,748 7,719 7,536 7,256 7,091 7,193 7,183 6,510 6,618 6,600 6,557 6,521

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.3 6.3 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.3

Not in labor force

71,162 71,487 72,113 71,783 72,048 71,444 71,388 71,353 72,099 72,022 72,037 72,222 72,377

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,410 64,307 64,000 64,287 64,221 64,551 64,594 64,724 64,445 64,343 64,435 64,430 64,498

Participation rate

72.7 72.5 72.1 72.4 72.3 72.6 72.6 72.7 72.4 72.2 72.3 72.2 72.2

Employed

60,417 60,414 60,107 60,480 60,637 61,048 61,020 61,282 61,182 61,129 61,291 61,361 61,355

Employment-population ratio

68.2 68.2 67.8 68.1 68.3 68.7 68.6 68.9 68.7 68.6 68.8 68.8 68.7

Unemployed

3,993 3,893 3,893 3,806 3,584 3,503 3,574 3,441 3,264 3,214 3,144 3,069 3,142

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.1 6.1 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,456 54,237 54,044 54,181 54,173 54,505 54,635 54,509 54,277 54,520 54,454 54,356 54,356

Participation rate

58.3 58.0 57.8 57.9 57.8 58.2 58.3 58.1 57.9 58.1 58.0 57.9 57.8

Employed

51,489 51,258 51,100 51,307 51,308 51,695 51,822 51,597 51,730 51,864 51,847 51,695 51,761

Employment-population ratio

55.1 54.8 54.6 54.8 54.8 55.2 55.3 55.0 55.2 55.3 55.2 55.0 55.1

Unemployed

2,968 2,978 2,944 2,874 2,866 2,810 2,813 2,911 2,547 2,656 2,606 2,661 2,595

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,461 4,579 4,577 4,582 4,485 4,444 4,412 4,531 4,389 4,425 4,490 4,529 4,420

Participation rate

35.7 36.7 36.8 36.8 36.1 35.8 35.6 36.5 35.4 35.7 36.3 36.6 35.7

Employed

3,558 3,702 3,694 3,727 3,678 3,666 3,606 3,701 3,690 3,676 3,640 3,701 3,637

Employment-population ratio

28.5 29.7 29.7 30.0 29.6 29.5 29.1 29.9 29.8 29.7 29.4 29.9 29.4

Unemployed

903 877 883 855 806 777 807 830 699 749 850 827 783

Unemployment rate

20.3 19.1 19.3 18.7 18.0 17.5 18.3 18.3 15.9 16.9 18.9 18.3 17.7


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,426 30,462 30,500 30,535 30,569 30,651 30,685 30,719 30,755 30,787 30,821 30,856 30,893

Civilian labor force

18,468 18,675 18,541 18,482 18,401 18,558 18,654 18,756 18,720 18,715 18,791 19,025 18,849

Participation rate

60.7 61.3 60.8 60.5 60.2 60.5 60.8 61.1 60.9 60.8 61.0 61.7 61.0

Employed

16,084 16,248 16,133 16,188 16,215 16,310 16,416 16,437 16,556 16,564 16,784 16,853 16,693

Employment-population ratio

52.9 53.3 52.9 53.0 53.0 53.2 53.5 53.5 53.8 53.8 54.5 54.6 54.0

Unemployed

2,385 2,428 2,408 2,295 2,186 2,249 2,237 2,319 2,164 2,151 2,007 2,172 2,157

Unemployment rate

12.9 13.0 13.0 12.4 11.9 12.1 12.0 12.4 11.6 11.5 10.7 11.4 11.4

Not in labor force

11,957 11,787 11,959 12,053 12,168 12,093 12,031 11,963 12,035 12,072 12,029 11,832 12,044

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,306 8,503 8,354 8,334 8,255 8,367 8,430 8,496 8,435 8,496 8,592 8,671 8,605

Participation rate

66.4 67.9 66.6 66.3 65.6 66.2 66.6 67.0 66.4 66.8 67.5 68.0 67.3

Employed

7,197 7,305 7,287 7,327 7,302 7,359 7,345 7,470 7,522 7,519 7,660 7,704 7,676

Employment-population ratio

57.6 58.3 58.1 58.3 58.0 58.2 58.0 58.9 59.2 59.1 60.1 60.4 60.1

Unemployed

1,109 1,199 1,067 1,007 953 1,008 1,085 1,026 913 977 932 967 929

Unemployment rate

13.4 14.1 12.8 12.1 11.5 12.0 12.9 12.1 10.8 11.5 10.9 11.1 10.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,437 9,425 9,496 9,475 9,451 9,525 9,594 9,614 9,583 9,521 9,566 9,720 9,595

Participation rate

61.4 61.2 61.6 61.4 61.2 61.5 61.9 62.0 61.7 61.2 61.4 62.3 61.5

Employed

8,436 8,459 8,403 8,428 8,466 8,537 8,646 8,554 8,590 8,564 8,702 8,736 8,581

Employment-population ratio

54.9 55.0 54.5 54.6 54.8 55.1 55.8 55.1 55.3 55.1 55.9 56.0 55.0

Unemployed

1,001 966 1,093 1,047 986 988 948 1,060 993 957 864 984 1,015

Unemployment rate

10.6 10.2 11.5 11.1 10.4 10.4 9.9 11.0 10.4 10.0 9.0 10.1 10.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

726 748 691 673 694 666 630 646 701 698 632 634 649

Participation rate

28.4 29.3 27.2 26.5 27.4 26.4 24.9 25.6 27.9 27.8 25.2 25.3 25.9

Employed

451 484 442 433 448 413 425 413 443 481 421 413 436

Employment-population ratio

17.6 19.0 17.4 17.1 17.7 16.4 16.9 16.4 17.6 19.1 16.8 16.5 17.4

Unemployed

275 263 248 240 246 253 204 233 258 217 211 221 213

Unemployment rate

37.9 35.2 36.0 35.7 35.5 38.0 32.4 36.1 36.8 31.1 33.4 34.9 32.8


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

37,630 37,713 37,796 37,876 37,955 37,976 38,053 38,126 38,203 38,277 38,352 38,430 38,512

Civilian labor force

24,918 24,821 24,783 25,124 24,863 25,053 25,061 25,266 25,055 25,108 25,409 25,320 25,432

Participation rate

66.2 65.8 65.6 66.3 65.5 66.0 65.9 66.3 65.6 65.6 66.3 65.9 66.0

Employed

22,603 22,601 22,543 22,949 22,805 22,961 23,021 23,264 23,232 23,162 23,433 23,345 23,523

Employment-population ratio

60.1 59.9 59.6 60.6 60.1 60.5 60.5 61.0 60.8 60.5 61.1 60.7 61.1

Unemployed

2,315 2,220 2,240 2,175 2,058 2,092 2,040 2,002 1,824 1,946 1,976 1,975 1,909

Unemployment rate

9.3 8.9 9.0 8.7 8.3 8.4 8.1 7.9 7.3 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.5

Not in labor force

12,712 12,892 13,013 12,753 13,092 12,923 12,992 12,859 13,148 13,169 12,943 13,110 13,080


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: September 05, 2014