HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-15. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity
Total Men, 20 years and
over
Women, 20 years and
over
Both sexes, 16 to 19
years
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

245,756 248,023 110,054 111,342 118,907 120,052 16,795 16,629

Civilian labor force

157,196 157,573 80,275 80,684 69,656 69,853 7,264 7,035

Participation rate

64.0 63.5 72.9 72.5 58.6 58.2 43.3 42.3

Employed

145,113 147,265 74,854 76,245 64,754 65,468 5,504 5,553

Employment-population ratio

59.0 59.4 68.0 68.5 54.5 54.5 32.8 33.4

Unemployed

12,083 10,307 5,421 4,439 4,902 4,386 1,760 1,483

Unemployment rate

7.7 6.5 6.8 5.5 7.0 6.3 24.2 21.1

Not in labor force

88,560 90,451 29,778 30,658 49,251 50,199 9,530 9,594

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

194,373 195,537 88,494 89,216 93,375 93,946 12,503 12,374

Civilian labor force

124,807 124,477 64,906 64,794 54,204 54,077 5,698 5,606

Participation rate

64.2 63.7 73.3 72.6 58.0 57.6 45.6 45.3

Employed

116,321 117,509 60,995 61,833 50,794 51,129 4,532 4,547

Employment-population ratio

59.8 60.1 68.9 69.3 54.4 54.4 36.2 36.7

Unemployed

8,486 6,968 3,911 2,961 3,410 2,948 1,165 1,059

Unemployment rate

6.8 5.6 6.0 4.6 6.3 5.5 20.5 18.9

Not in labor force

69,565 71,060 23,588 24,423 39,172 39,869 6,806 6,768

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,390 30,856 12,478 12,759 15,347 15,591 2,565 2,506

Civilian labor force

18,825 19,249 8,450 8,753 9,444 9,696 930 801

Participation rate

61.9 62.4 67.7 68.6 61.5 62.2 36.3 32.0

Employed

16,311 16,895 7,398 7,749 8,382 8,639 531 506

Employment-population ratio

53.7 54.8 59.3 60.7 54.6 55.4 20.7 20.2

Unemployed

2,513 2,355 1,052 1,003 1,063 1,056 399 295

Unemployment rate

13.4 12.2 12.4 11.5 11.3 10.9 42.9 36.8

Not in labor force

11,565 11,607 4,028 4,006 5,902 5,896 1,635 1,705

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,298 13,765 5,843 5,977 6,644 6,951 811 836

Civilian labor force

8,641 8,717 4,519 4,551 3,899 3,932 223 234

Participation rate

65.0 63.3 77.3 76.2 58.7 56.6 27.5 27.9

Employed

8,153 8,329 4,289 4,364 3,709 3,766 154 198

Employment-population ratio

61.3 60.5 73.4 73.0 55.8 54.2 19.0 23.7

Unemployed

488 389 230 187 190 166 69 36

Unemployment rate

5.7 4.5 5.1 4.1 4.9 4.2 30.8 15.3

Not in labor force

4,657 5,047 1,324 1,425 2,745 3,019 588 603

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,548 38,430 16,942 17,387 16,951 17,381 3,654 3,662

Civilian labor force

25,220 25,536 13,847 14,086 9,930 10,123 1,443 1,326

Participation rate

67.2 66.4 81.7 81.0 58.6 58.2 39.5 36.2

Employed

22,822 23,529 12,784 13,240 9,041 9,348 997 941

Employment-population ratio

60.8 61.2 75.5 76.1 53.3 53.8 27.3 25.7

Unemployed

2,398 2,007 1,063 847 889 775 446 385

Unemployment rate

9.5 7.9 7.7 6.0 9.0 7.7 30.9 29.0

Not in labor force

12,328 12,895 3,096 3,300 7,021 7,258 2,212 2,337

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: August 01, 2014