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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

197,024 197,152 197,271 197,377 197,471 197,639 197,718 197,809 197,906 198,013 198,132 198,253 198,380

Civilian labor force

123,387 123,180 123,375 123,496 123,815 124,362 124,748 125,018 124,749 124,299 124,551 124,793 124,756

Participation rate

62.6 62.5 62.5 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.0 62.8 62.9 62.9 62.9

Employed

117,903 117,812 117,978 118,115 118,295 119,029 119,442 119,674 119,369 119,222 119,133 119,426 119,281

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

5,485 5,368 5,396 5,381 5,520 5,333 5,306 5,345 5,380 5,077 5,418 5,367 5,475

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

73,637 73,973 73,896 73,881 73,656 73,277 72,970 72,791 73,157 73,714 73,581 73,460 73,624

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,599 64,541 64,563 64,503 64,691 65,002 65,304 65,296 65,178 64,932 65,112 65,232 65,226

Participation rate

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

Employed

61,944 61,874 61,921 61,884 61,988 62,482 62,787 62,739 62,600 62,498 62,526 62,556 62,546

Employment-population ratio

68.9 68.7 68.7 68.7 68.7 69.2 69.5 69.4 69.2 69.1 69.1 69.1 69.0

Unemployed

2,655 2,668 2,642 2,619 2,702 2,520 2,517 2,557 2,578 2,434 2,586 2,676 2,680

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,382 54,227 54,431 54,638 54,521 54,753 54,803 55,142 54,984 54,754 54,869 54,948 54,863

Participation rate

57.4 57.2 57.4 57.6 57.4 57.6 57.6 58.0 57.8 57.5 57.6 57.6 57.5

Employed

52,180 52,134 52,284 52,466 52,391 52,603 52,659 52,992 52,798 52,775 52,682 52,913 52,720

Employment-population ratio

55.1 55.0 55.1 55.3 55.2 55.4 55.4 55.7 55.5 55.4 55.3 55.5 55.3

Unemployed

2,202 2,093 2,147 2,172 2,130 2,150 2,144 2,149 2,185 1,979 2,187 2,035 2,144

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,406 4,411 4,381 4,355 4,603 4,607 4,641 4,580 4,587 4,612 4,570 4,613 4,666

Participation rate

35.8 35.8 35.6 35.4 37.4 37.4 37.7 37.1 37.2 37.4 37.0 37.4 37.8

Employed

3,779 3,804 3,773 3,765 3,916 3,944 3,995 3,942 3,970 3,949 3,925 3,957 4,014

Employment-population ratio

30.7 30.9 30.7 30.6 31.8 32.0 32.4 32.0 32.2 32.0 31.8 32.0 32.5

Unemployed

628 607 608 590 687 663 645 638 617 664 645 656 652

Unemployment rate

14.2 13.8 13.9 13.5 14.9 14.4 13.9 13.9 13.4 14.4 14.1 14.2 14.0


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

31,438 31,479 31,518 31,557 31,594 31,679 31,716 31,753 31,792 31,828 31,866 31,904 31,945

Civilian labor force

19,394 19,364 19,402 19,447 19,442 19,536 19,569 19,513 19,413 19,410 19,532 19,522 19,768

Participation rate

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

Employed

17,563 17,573 17,623 17,628 17,819 17,821 17,851 17,759 17,700 17,822 17,854 17,885 18,165

Employment-population ratio

55.9 55.8 55.9 55.9 56.4 56.3 56.3 55.9 55.7 56.0 56.0 56.1 56.9

Unemployed

1,831 1,791 1,779 1,819 1,623 1,716 1,718 1,754 1,713 1,588 1,678 1,637 1,603

Unemployment rate

9.4 9.2 9.2 9.4 8.3 8.8 8.8 9.0 8.8 8.2 8.6 8.4 8.1

Not in labor force

12,044 12,115 12,116 12,110 12,152 12,143 12,147 12,240 12,379 12,417 12,334 12,382 12,178

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,762 8,751 8,770 8,752 8,780 8,844 8,910 8,881 9,013 8,889 9,000 8,994 8,947

Participation rate

67.1 66.9 66.9 66.7 66.8 67.1 67.5 67.2 68.1 67.1 67.8 67.7 67.3

Employed

7,955 7,971 7,964 7,885 8,017 8,101 8,146 8,112 8,155 8,218 8,262 8,254 8,264

Employment-population ratio

60.9 60.9 60.8 60.1 61.0 61.5 61.7 61.4 61.6 62.0 62.3 62.1 62.1

Unemployed

807 780 806 867 763 743 764 768 858 671 738 740 683

Unemployment rate

9.2 8.9 9.2 9.9 8.7 8.4 8.6 8.7 9.5 7.6 8.2 8.2 7.6

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,936 9,892 9,956 10,009 9,928 9,970 9,938 9,868 9,667 9,801 9,799 9,831 10,026

Participation rate

62.5 62.2 62.5 62.8 62.2 62.3 62.0 61.5 60.2 61.0 60.9 61.0 62.2

Employed

9,129 9,107 9,154 9,218 9,241 9,179 9,152 9,076 9,003 9,079 9,088 9,114 9,314

Employment-population ratio

57.4 57.2 57.5 57.8 57.9 57.4 57.1 56.6 56.1 56.5 56.5 56.6 57.8

Unemployed

807 785 802 791 686 791 786 792 665 722 711 717 712

Unemployment rate

8.1 7.9 8.1 7.9 6.9 7.9 7.9 8.0 6.9 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

697 721 677 686 734 722 720 764 732 720 733 697 795

Participation rate

28.0 29.0 27.2 27.6 29.5 28.9 28.8 30.5 29.2 28.7 29.2 27.7 31.6

Employed

480 495 505 525 560 540 552 571 542 525 504 518 587

Employment-population ratio

19.3 19.9 20.3 21.1 22.5 21.7 22.1 22.8 21.6 20.9 20.1 20.6 23.3

Unemployed

217 226 172 161 174 182 168 193 190 195 228 179 208

Unemployment rate

31.2 31.3 25.4 23.5 23.7 25.2 23.3 25.3 26.0 27.1 31.2 25.7 26.1


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

14,558 14,508 14,440 14,476 14,553 14,816 14,974 14,911 14,853 14,938 15,032 15,211 15,304

Civilian labor force

9,110 9,042 8,955 9,132 9,168 9,192 9,426 9,411 9,448 9,413 9,504 9,651 9,702

Participation rate

62.6 62.3 62.0 63.1 63.0 62.0 62.9 63.1 63.6 63.0 63.2 63.4 63.4

Employed

8,789 8,711 8,637 8,778 8,805 8,856 9,070 9,038 9,090 9,027 9,172 9,281 9,290

Employment-population ratio

60.4 60.0 59.8 60.6 60.5 59.8 60.6 60.6 61.2 60.4 61.0 61.0 60.7

Unemployed

321 331 318 354 363 337 355 373 357 386 332 369 412

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.7 3.5 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.8 4.1 3.5 3.8 4.2

Not in labor force

5,448 5,466 5,485 5,344 5,385 5,623 5,548 5,500 5,406 5,525 5,529 5,560 5,603


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

39,737 39,828 39,916 40,005 40,090 40,215 40,302 40,386 40,474 40,558 40,646 40,732 40,825

Civilian labor force

26,076 26,074 26,200 26,225 26,270 26,451 26,642 26,782 26,595 26,510 26,675 26,785 26,987

Participation rate

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

Employed

24,347 24,410 24,535 24,543 24,614 24,893 25,193 25,289 24,960 25,032 25,136 25,347 25,468

Employment-population ratio

61.3 61.3 61.5 61.3 61.4 61.9 62.5 62.6 61.7 61.7 61.8 62.2 62.4

Unemployed

1,729 1,664 1,665 1,682 1,655 1,558 1,449 1,493 1,636 1,478 1,539 1,438 1,519

Unemployment rate

6.6 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.6 6.1 5.6 5.8 5.4 5.6

Not in labor force

13,661 13,754 13,716 13,780 13,821 13,764 13,660 13,604 13,878 14,048 13,971 13,947 13,838

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,357 14,471 14,464 14,377 14,454 14,590 14,705 14,799 14,685 14,598 14,751 14,842 14,897

Participation rate

80.1 80.6 80.4 79.7 79.9 80.5 80.9 81.3 80.5 79.8 80.5 80.8 80.9

Employed

13,595 13,676 13,723 13,601 13,659 13,878 14,018 14,085 13,949 13,956 14,095 14,141 14,184

Employment-population ratio

75.9 76.2 76.2 75.4 75.6 76.5 77.2 77.4 76.5 76.3 76.9 77.0 77.1

Unemployed

761 795 741 776 795 712 688 714 736 642 656 701 713

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.5 5.1 5.4 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.8 5.0 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,604 10,511 10,643 10,754 10,646 10,649 10,742 10,814 10,744 10,667 10,750 10,797 10,957

Participation rate

58.5 57.9 58.5 59.0 58.2 58.0 58.4 58.7 58.2 57.6 58.0 58.1 58.8

Employed

9,864 9,844 9,961 10,031 9,978 10,022 10,167 10,218 10,041 10,058 10,067 10,226 10,322

Employment-population ratio

54.5 54.2 54.7 55.0 54.6 54.6 55.3 55.5 54.4 54.3 54.3 55.0 55.4

Unemployed

740 667 682 723 668 627 576 596 703 609 683 571 635

Unemployment rate

7.0 6.3 6.4 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.5 6.5 5.7 6.4 5.3 5.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,116 1,093 1,093 1,095 1,170 1,212 1,194 1,168 1,166 1,244 1,175 1,146 1,133

Participation rate

30.1 29.4 29.4 29.4 31.3 32.5 31.9 31.1 31.0 33.0 31.1 30.3 29.9

Employed

888 889 851 912 977 994 1,008 986 969 1,017 974 980 963

Employment-population ratio

23.9 23.9 22.9 24.5 26.2 26.6 26.9 26.3 25.8 27.0 25.8 25.9 25.4

Unemployed

227 203 242 183 193 218 186 182 196 227 201 166 170

Unemployment rate

20.4 18.6 22.1 16.7 16.5 18.0 15.6 15.6 16.8 18.3 17.1 14.5 15.0


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: September 02, 2016