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
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

244,995 247,258 109,635 110,930 118,520 119,669 16,840 16,658

Civilian labor force

154,512 155,627 79,529 79,949 69,675 70,402 5,309 5,276

Participation rate

63.1 62.9 72.5 72.1 58.8 58.8 31.5 31.7

Employed

142,698 145,090 73,588 74,711 65,038 66,170 4,072 4,209

Employment-population ratio

58.2 58.7 67.1 67.3 54.9 55.3 24.2 25.3

Unemployed

11,815 10,537 5,941 5,238 4,637 4,232 1,237 1,066

Unemployment rate

7.6 6.8 7.5 6.6 6.7 6.0 23.3 20.2

Not in labor force

90,483 91,630 30,107 30,981 48,845 49,267 11,531 11,382

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

193,946 195,117 88,246 88,978 93,163 93,742 12,537 12,397

Civilian labor force

122,809 123,157 64,253 64,407 54,291 54,537 4,264 4,213

Participation rate

63.3 63.1 72.8 72.4 58.3 58.2 34.0 34.0

Employed

114,354 115,851 59,974 60,730 51,077 51,674 3,304 3,448

Employment-population ratio

59.0 59.4 68.0 68.3 54.8 55.1 26.4 27.8

Unemployed

8,454 7,306 4,280 3,677 3,214 2,864 960 765

Unemployment rate

6.9 5.9 6.7 5.7 5.9 5.3 22.5 18.2

Not in labor force

71,138 71,959 23,993 24,571 38,872 39,204 8,273 8,184

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,255 30,719 12,399 12,682 15,270 15,517 2,586 2,520

Civilian labor force

18,461 18,763 8,447 8,531 9,344 9,635 670 598

Participation rate

61.0 61.1 68.1 67.3 61.2 62.1 25.9 23.7

Employed

16,090 16,501 7,322 7,471 8,305 8,628 463 401

Employment-population ratio

53.2 53.7 59.1 58.9 54.4 55.6 17.9 15.9

Unemployed

2,371 2,262 1,125 1,059 1,039 1,006 207 197

Unemployment rate

12.8 12.1 13.3 12.4 11.1 10.4 30.9 32.9

Not in labor force

11,794 11,956 3,952 4,152 5,926 5,883 1,916 1,922

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,223 13,769 5,750 6,042 6,662 6,897 812 829

Civilian labor force

8,524 8,889 4,409 4,624 3,935 4,091 180 173

Participation rate

64.5 64.6 76.7 76.5 59.1 59.3 22.1 20.9

Employed

8,101 8,409 4,169 4,361 3,774 3,890 158 157

Employment-population ratio

61.3 61.1 72.5 72.2 56.6 56.4 19.5 19.0

Unemployed

423 480 241 263 161 201 21 16

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.4 5.5 5.7 4.1 4.9 11.9 9.1

Not in labor force

4,699 4,880 1,340 1,418 2,727 2,806 632 656

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,242 38,126 16,789 17,236 16,808 17,238 3,645 3,651

Civilian labor force

24,282 25,158 13,518 13,922 9,805 10,200 959 1,036

Participation rate

65.2 66.0 80.5 80.8 58.3 59.2 26.3 28.4

Employed

21,986 23,126 12,407 12,968 8,890 9,342 690 816

Employment-population ratio

59.0 60.7 73.9 75.2 52.9 54.2 18.9 22.3

Unemployed

2,295 2,031 1,111 954 915 857 269 220

Unemployment rate

9.5 8.1 8.2 6.9 9.3 8.4 28.1 21.3

Not in labor force

12,960 12,968 3,271 3,314 7,004 7,039 2,685 2,615

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: April 04, 2014