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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

194,833 194,927 194,944 195,029 195,117 195,210 195,310 195,416 195,537 195,652 195,777 195,896 195,995

Civilian labor force

123,050 122,879 123,500 123,641 123,763 123,111 123,287 123,379 123,314 123,275 122,944 123,212 123,353

Participation rate

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

Employed

115,514 115,623 116,409 116,447 116,581 116,601 116,669 116,778 116,757 116,754 116,708 117,247 117,263

Employment-population ratio

59.3 59.3 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.8 59.7 59.7 59.6 59.9 59.8

Unemployed

7,536 7,256 7,091 7,193 7,183 6,510 6,618 6,600 6,557 6,521 6,236 5,965 6,090

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.9

Not in labor force

71,783 72,048 71,444 71,388 71,353 72,099 72,022 72,037 72,222 72,377 72,832 72,684 72,642

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,287 64,221 64,551 64,594 64,724 64,445 64,343 64,435 64,430 64,498 64,259 64,164 64,282

Participation rate

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

Employed

60,480 60,637 61,048 61,020 61,282 61,182 61,129 61,291 61,361 61,355 61,438 61,473 61,345

Employment-population ratio

68.1 68.3 68.7 68.6 68.9 68.7 68.6 68.8 68.8 68.7 68.8 68.7 68.6

Unemployed

3,806 3,584 3,503 3,574 3,441 3,264 3,214 3,144 3,069 3,142 2,820 2,691 2,937

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.6 5.4 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.6

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,181 54,173 54,505 54,635 54,509 54,277 54,520 54,454 54,356 54,356 54,227 54,455 54,602

Participation rate

57.9 57.8 58.2 58.3 58.1 57.9 58.1 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.6 57.9 58.0

Employed

51,307 51,308 51,695 51,822 51,597 51,730 51,864 51,847 51,695 51,761 51,646 51,932 52,146

Employment-population ratio

54.8 54.8 55.2 55.3 55.0 55.2 55.3 55.2 55.0 55.1 54.9 55.2 55.4

Unemployed

2,874 2,866 2,810 2,813 2,911 2,547 2,656 2,606 2,661 2,595 2,581 2,523 2,456

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,582 4,485 4,444 4,412 4,531 4,389 4,425 4,490 4,529 4,420 4,458 4,594 4,469

Participation rate

36.8 36.1 35.8 35.6 36.5 35.4 35.7 36.3 36.6 35.7 36.1 37.2 36.2

Employed

3,727 3,678 3,666 3,606 3,701 3,690 3,676 3,640 3,701 3,637 3,624 3,843 3,771

Employment-population ratio

30.0 29.6 29.5 29.1 29.9 29.8 29.7 29.4 29.9 29.4 29.3 31.1 30.5

Unemployed

855 806 777 807 830 699 749 850 827 783 834 751 698

Unemployment rate

18.7 18.0 17.5 18.3 18.3 15.9 16.9 18.9 18.3 17.7 18.7 16.3 15.6


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,535 30,569 30,651 30,685 30,719 30,755 30,787 30,821 30,856 30,893 30,932 30,969 31,005

Civilian labor force

18,482 18,401 18,558 18,654 18,756 18,720 18,715 18,791 19,025 18,849 19,082 19,005 19,082

Participation rate

60.5 60.2 60.5 60.8 61.1 60.9 60.8 61.0 61.7 61.0 61.7 61.4 61.5

Employed

16,188 16,215 16,310 16,416 16,437 16,556 16,564 16,784 16,853 16,693 16,981 16,940 16,971

Employment-population ratio

53.0 53.0 53.2 53.5 53.5 53.8 53.8 54.5 54.6 54.0 54.9 54.7 54.7

Unemployed

2,295 2,186 2,249 2,237 2,319 2,164 2,151 2,007 2,172 2,157 2,100 2,065 2,111

Unemployment rate

12.4 11.9 12.1 12.0 12.4 11.6 11.5 10.7 11.4 11.4 11.0 10.9 11.1

Not in labor force

12,053 12,168 12,093 12,031 11,963 12,035 12,072 12,029 11,832 12,044 11,850 11,964 11,923

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,334 8,255 8,367 8,430 8,496 8,435 8,496 8,592 8,671 8,605 8,774 8,677 8,611

Participation rate

66.3 65.6 66.2 66.6 67.0 66.4 66.8 67.5 68.0 67.3 68.5 67.7 67.1

Employed

7,327 7,302 7,359 7,345 7,470 7,522 7,519 7,660 7,704 7,676 7,810 7,753 7,642

Employment-population ratio

58.3 58.0 58.2 58.0 58.9 59.2 59.1 60.1 60.4 60.1 61.0 60.5 59.5

Unemployed

1,007 953 1,008 1,085 1,026 913 977 932 967 929 964 925 969

Unemployment rate

12.1 11.5 12.0 12.9 12.1 10.8 11.5 10.9 11.1 10.8 11.0 10.7 11.2

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,475 9,451 9,525 9,594 9,614 9,583 9,521 9,566 9,720 9,595 9,592 9,605 9,717

Participation rate

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

Employed

8,428 8,466 8,537 8,646 8,554 8,590 8,564 8,702 8,736 8,581 8,674 8,700 8,786

Employment-population ratio

54.6 54.8 55.1 55.8 55.1 55.3 55.1 55.9 56.0 55.0 55.5 55.6 56.1

Unemployed

1,047 986 988 948 1,060 993 957 864 984 1,015 918 905 931

Unemployment rate

11.1 10.4 10.4 9.9 11.0 10.4 10.0 9.0 10.1 10.6 9.6 9.4 9.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

673 694 666 630 646 701 698 632 634 649 716 723 754

Participation rate

26.5 27.4 26.4 24.9 25.6 27.9 27.8 25.2 25.3 25.9 28.6 29.0 30.3

Employed

433 448 413 425 413 443 481 421 413 436 498 487 543

Employment-population ratio

17.1 17.7 16.4 16.9 16.4 17.6 19.1 16.8 16.5 17.4 19.9 19.5 21.8

Unemployed

240 246 253 204 233 258 217 211 221 213 218 236 212

Unemployment rate

35.7 35.5 38.0 32.4 36.1 36.8 31.1 33.4 34.9 32.8 30.5 32.6 28.1


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

37,876 37,955 37,976 38,053 38,126 38,203 38,277 38,352 38,430 38,512 38,596 38,679 38,760

Civilian labor force

25,124 24,863 25,053 25,061 25,266 25,055 25,108 25,409 25,320 25,432 25,445 25,652 25,775

Participation rate

66.3 65.5 66.0 65.9 66.3 65.6 65.6 66.3 65.9 66.0 65.9 66.3 66.5

Employed

22,949 22,805 22,961 23,021 23,264 23,232 23,162 23,433 23,345 23,523 23,696 23,917 24,078

Employment-population ratio

60.6 60.1 60.5 60.5 61.0 60.8 60.5 61.1 60.7 61.1 61.4 61.8 62.1

Unemployed

2,175 2,058 2,092 2,040 2,002 1,824 1,946 1,976 1,975 1,909 1,748 1,736 1,697

Unemployment rate

8.7 8.3 8.4 8.1 7.9 7.3 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.5 6.9 6.8 6.6

Not in labor force

12,753 13,092 12,923 12,992 12,859 13,148 13,169 12,943 13,110 13,080 13,152 13,026 12,985


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: December 05, 2014