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
2015 2016
Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

197,377 197,471 197,639 197,718 197,809 197,906 198,013 198,132 198,253 198,380 198,509 198,633 198,745

Civilian labor force

123,496 123,815 124,362 124,748 125,018 124,749 124,299 124,551 124,793 124,756 124,873 124,739 124,611

Participation rate

62.6 62.7 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.0 62.8 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.8 62.7

Employed

118,115 118,295 119,029 119,442 119,674 119,369 119,222 119,133 119,426 119,281 119,427 119,333 119,409

Employment-population ratio

59.8 59.9 60.2 60.4 60.5 60.3 60.2 60.1 60.2 60.1 60.2 60.1 60.1

Unemployed

5,381 5,520 5,333 5,306 5,345 5,380 5,077 5,418 5,367 5,475 5,446 5,406 5,202

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2

Not in labor force

73,881 73,656 73,277 72,970 72,791 73,157 73,714 73,581 73,460 73,624 73,636 73,894 74,134

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,503 64,691 65,002 65,304 65,296 65,178 64,932 65,112 65,232 65,226 65,310 65,292 65,163

Participation rate

71.6 71.7 72.0 72.3 72.3 72.1 71.8 71.9 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.9 71.7

Employed

61,884 61,988 62,482 62,787 62,739 62,600 62,498 62,526 62,556 62,546 62,608 62,614 62,651

Employment-population ratio

68.7 68.7 69.2 69.5 69.4 69.2 69.1 69.1 69.1 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0

Unemployed

2,619 2,702 2,520 2,517 2,557 2,578 2,434 2,586 2,676 2,680 2,703 2,678 2,511

Unemployment rate

4.1 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.7 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,638 54,521 54,753 54,803 55,142 54,984 54,754 54,869 54,948 54,863 54,888 54,859 54,807

Participation rate

57.6 57.4 57.6 57.6 58.0 57.8 57.5 57.6 57.6 57.5 57.5 57.4 57.4

Employed

52,466 52,391 52,603 52,659 52,992 52,798 52,775 52,682 52,913 52,720 52,809 52,776 52,785

Employment-population ratio

55.3 55.2 55.4 55.4 55.7 55.5 55.4 55.3 55.5 55.3 55.3 55.3 55.2

Unemployed

2,172 2,130 2,150 2,144 2,149 2,185 1,979 2,187 2,035 2,144 2,080 2,082 2,022

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.6 4.0 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,355 4,603 4,607 4,641 4,580 4,587 4,612 4,570 4,613 4,666 4,674 4,588 4,642

Participation rate

35.4 37.4 37.4 37.7 37.1 37.2 37.4 37.0 37.4 37.8 37.8 37.2 37.6

Employed

3,765 3,916 3,944 3,995 3,942 3,970 3,949 3,925 3,957 4,014 4,010 3,943 3,973

Employment-population ratio

30.6 31.8 32.0 32.4 32.0 32.2 32.0 31.8 32.0 32.5 32.5 31.9 32.2

Unemployed

590 687 663 645 638 617 664 645 656 652 663 645 669

Unemployment rate

13.5 14.9 14.4 13.9 13.9 13.4 14.4 14.1 14.2 14.0 14.2 14.1 14.4


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

31,557 31,594 31,679 31,716 31,753 31,792 31,828 31,866 31,904 31,945 31,987 32,028 32,068

Civilian labor force

19,447 19,442 19,536 19,569 19,513 19,413 19,410 19,532 19,522 19,768 19,825 19,797 19,859

Participation rate

61.6 61.5 61.7 61.7 61.5 61.1 61.0 61.3 61.2 61.9 62.0 61.8 61.9

Employed

17,628 17,819 17,821 17,851 17,759 17,700 17,822 17,854 17,885 18,165 18,174 18,104 18,258

Employment-population ratio

55.9 56.4 56.3 56.3 55.9 55.7 56.0 56.0 56.1 56.9 56.8 56.5 56.9

Unemployed

1,819 1,623 1,716 1,718 1,754 1,713 1,588 1,678 1,637 1,603 1,650 1,693 1,600

Unemployment rate

9.4 8.3 8.8 8.8 9.0 8.8 8.2 8.6 8.4 8.1 8.3 8.6 8.1

Not in labor force

12,110 12,152 12,143 12,147 12,240 12,379 12,417 12,334 12,382 12,178 12,163 12,231 12,209

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,752 8,780 8,844 8,910 8,881 9,013 8,889 9,000 8,994 8,947 8,998 9,011 9,016

Participation rate

66.7 66.8 67.1 67.5 67.2 68.1 67.1 67.8 67.7 67.3 67.5 67.5 67.5

Employed

7,885 8,017 8,101 8,146 8,112 8,155 8,218 8,262 8,254 8,264 8,259 8,228 8,322

Employment-population ratio

60.1 61.0 61.5 61.7 61.4 61.6 62.0 62.3 62.1 62.1 62.0 61.7 62.3

Unemployed

867 763 743 764 768 858 671 738 740 683 739 783 693

Unemployment rate

9.9 8.7 8.4 8.6 8.7 9.5 7.6 8.2 8.2 7.6 8.2 8.7 7.7

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,009 9,928 9,970 9,938 9,868 9,667 9,801 9,799 9,831 10,026 10,066 10,073 10,138

Participation rate

62.8 62.2 62.3 62.0 61.5 60.2 61.0 60.9 61.0 62.2 62.3 62.3 62.6

Employed

9,218 9,241 9,179 9,152 9,076 9,003 9,079 9,088 9,114 9,314 9,362 9,359 9,419

Employment-population ratio

57.8 57.9 57.4 57.1 56.6 56.1 56.5 56.5 56.6 57.8 58.0 57.9 58.2

Unemployed

791 686 791 786 792 665 722 711 717 712 704 714 719

Unemployment rate

7.9 6.9 7.9 7.9 8.0 6.9 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

686 734 722 720 764 732 720 733 697 795 761 713 705

Participation rate

27.6 29.5 28.9 28.8 30.5 29.2 28.7 29.2 27.7 31.6 30.2 28.3 28.0

Employed

525 560 540 552 571 542 525 504 518 587 553 516 517

Employment-population ratio

21.1 22.5 21.7 22.1 22.8 21.6 20.9 20.1 20.6 23.3 22.0 20.5 20.5

Unemployed

161 174 182 168 193 190 195 228 179 208 207 196 188

Unemployment rate

23.5 23.7 25.2 23.3 25.3 26.0 27.1 31.2 25.7 26.1 27.2 27.6 26.6


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

14,476 14,553 14,816 14,974 14,911 14,853 14,938 15,032 15,211 15,304 15,310 15,344 15,323

Civilian labor force

9,132 9,168 9,192 9,426 9,411 9,448 9,413 9,504 9,651 9,702 9,764 9,807 9,633

Participation rate

63.1 63.0 62.0 62.9 63.1 63.6 63.0 63.2 63.4 63.4 63.8 63.9 62.9

Employed

8,778 8,805 8,856 9,070 9,038 9,090 9,027 9,172 9,281 9,290 9,381 9,470 9,340

Employment-population ratio

60.6 60.5 59.8 60.6 60.6 61.2 60.4 61.0 61.0 60.7 61.3 61.7 61.0

Unemployed

354 363 337 355 373 357 386 332 369 412 382 337 293

Unemployment rate

3.9 4.0 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.8 4.1 3.5 3.8 4.2 3.9 3.4 3.0

Not in labor force

5,344 5,385 5,623 5,548 5,500 5,406 5,525 5,529 5,560 5,603 5,547 5,537 5,690


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

40,005 40,090 40,215 40,302 40,386 40,474 40,558 40,646 40,732 40,825 40,919 41,011 41,102

Civilian labor force

26,225 26,270 26,451 26,642 26,782 26,595 26,510 26,675 26,785 26,987 27,064 26,922 26,989

Participation rate

65.6 65.5 65.8 66.1 66.3 65.7 65.4 65.6 65.8 66.1 66.1 65.6 65.7

Employed

24,543 24,614 24,893 25,193 25,289 24,960 25,032 25,136 25,347 25,468 25,327 25,381 25,445

Employment-population ratio

61.3 61.4 61.9 62.5 62.6 61.7 61.7 61.8 62.2 62.4 61.9 61.9 61.9

Unemployed

1,682 1,655 1,558 1,449 1,493 1,636 1,478 1,539 1,438 1,519 1,737 1,541 1,544

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.6 6.1 5.6 5.8 5.4 5.6 6.4 5.7 5.7

Not in labor force

13,780 13,821 13,764 13,660 13,604 13,878 14,048 13,971 13,947 13,838 13,856 14,089 14,113

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,377 14,454 14,590 14,705 14,799 14,685 14,598 14,751 14,842 14,897 14,837 14,865 14,889

Participation rate

79.7 79.9 80.5 80.9 81.3 80.5 79.8 80.5 80.8 80.9 80.4 80.4 80.4

Employed

13,601 13,659 13,878 14,018 14,085 13,949 13,956 14,095 14,141 14,184 14,035 14,120 14,116

Employment-population ratio

75.4 75.6 76.5 77.2 77.4 76.5 76.3 76.9 77.0 77.1 76.1 76.4 76.2

Unemployed

776 795 712 688 714 736 642 656 701 713 803 744 773

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.8 5.0 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.8 5.4 5.0 5.2

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,754 10,646 10,649 10,742 10,814 10,744 10,667 10,750 10,797 10,957 10,999 10,905 10,968

Participation rate

59.0 58.2 58.0 58.4 58.7 58.2 57.6 58.0 58.1 58.8 58.9 58.3 58.5

Employed

10,031 9,978 10,022 10,167 10,218 10,041 10,058 10,067 10,226 10,322 10,292 10,307 10,410

Employment-population ratio

55.0 54.6 54.6 55.3 55.5 54.4 54.3 54.3 55.0 55.4 55.1 55.1 55.5

Unemployed

723 668 627 576 596 703 609 683 571 635 707 598 558

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.5 6.5 5.7 6.4 5.3 5.8 6.4 5.5 5.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,095 1,170 1,212 1,194 1,168 1,166 1,244 1,175 1,146 1,133 1,227 1,153 1,132

Participation rate

29.4 31.3 32.5 31.9 31.1 31.0 33.0 31.1 30.3 29.9 32.3 30.3 29.7

Employed

912 977 994 1,008 986 969 1,017 974 980 963 1,000 954 919

Employment-population ratio

24.5 26.2 26.6 26.9 26.3 25.8 27.0 25.8 25.9 25.4 26.3 25.1 24.1

Unemployed

183 193 218 186 182 196 227 201 166 170 227 198 213

Unemployment rate

16.7 16.5 18.0 15.6 15.6 16.8 18.3 17.1 14.5 15.0 18.5 17.2 18.8


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: December 02, 2016