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
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

247,814 250,663 111,230 112,605 119,948 121,445 16,636 16,613

Civilian labor force

156,997 158,283 80,458 81,074 69,795 70,436 6,744 6,773

Participation rate

63.4 63.1 72.3 72.0 58.2 58.0 40.5 40.8

Employed

147,104 149,645 76,018 77,315 65,952 67,003 5,134 5,327

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.7 68.3 68.7 55.0 55.2 30.9 32.1

Unemployed

9,893 8,638 4,440 3,759 3,843 3,433 1,610 1,446

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.5 5.5 4.6 5.5 4.9 23.9 21.4

Not in labor force

90,817 92,380 30,772 31,532 50,152 51,009 9,892 9,840

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

195,416 196,786 89,149 89,825 93,888 94,642 12,379 12,320

Civilian labor force

124,241 124,526 64,697 65,013 54,194 54,162 5,350 5,350

Participation rate

63.6 63.3 72.6 72.4 57.7 57.2 43.2 43.4

Employed

117,383 118,598 61,652 62,419 51,523 51,801 4,208 4,378

Employment-population ratio

60.1 60.3 69.2 69.5 54.9 54.7 34.0 35.5

Unemployed

6,858 5,928 3,045 2,594 2,671 2,361 1,143 972

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.8 4.7 4.0 4.9 4.4 21.4 18.2

Not in labor force

71,175 72,260 24,452 24,811 39,694 40,479 7,029 6,970

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,821 31,362 12,739 13,020 15,572 15,852 2,509 2,490

Civilian labor force

18,992 19,541 8,674 8,870 9,563 9,829 755 842

Participation rate

61.6 62.3 68.1 68.1 61.4 62.0 30.1 33.8

Employed

16,885 17,630 7,752 8,058 8,670 9,054 463 518

Employment-population ratio

54.8 56.2 60.9 61.9 55.7 57.1 18.4 20.8

Unemployed

2,107 1,911 922 812 893 775 292 324

Unemployment rate

11.1 9.8 10.6 9.2 9.3 7.9 38.7 38.5

Not in labor force

11,829 11,821 4,065 4,150 6,009 6,024 1,754 1,648

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,807 14,430 6,029 6,324 6,937 7,243 842 863

Civilian labor force

8,746 9,128 4,580 4,734 3,932 4,190 234 204

Participation rate

63.3 63.3 76.0 74.9 56.7 57.8 27.8 23.6

Employed

8,301 8,754 4,329 4,573 3,779 4,022 193 159

Employment-population ratio

60.1 60.7 71.8 72.3 54.5 55.5 22.9 18.4

Unemployed

445 374 251 161 152 168 42 45

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.1 5.5 3.4 3.9 4.0 17.7 22.0

Not in labor force

5,061 5,303 1,449 1,590 3,005 3,053 608 659

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,352 39,566 17,348 17,836 17,344 18,028 3,660 3,701

Civilian labor force

25,577 26,309 14,127 14,438 10,193 10,565 1,257 1,306

Participation rate

66.7 66.5 81.4 80.9 58.8 58.6 34.4 35.3

Employed

23,589 24,520 13,229 13,600 9,458 9,933 902 987

Employment-population ratio

61.5 62.0 76.3 76.3 54.5 55.1 24.6 26.7

Unemployed

1,988 1,789 898 838 735 632 355 319

Unemployment rate

7.8 6.8 6.4 5.8 7.2 6.0 28.3 24.4

Not in labor force

12,775 13,257 3,221 3,398 7,152 7,463 2,402 2,395

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: July 02, 2015