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
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

250,663 253,397 112,605 113,951 121,445 122,728 16,613 16,718

Civilian labor force

158,283 160,135 81,074 82,209 70,436 71,057 6,773 6,868

Participation rate

63.1 63.2 72.0 72.1 58.0 57.9 40.8 41.1

Employed

149,645 151,990 77,315 78,673 67,003 67,769 5,327 5,548

Employment-population ratio

59.7 60.0 68.7 69.0 55.2 55.2 32.1 33.2

Unemployed

8,638 8,144 3,759 3,536 3,433 3,288 1,446 1,320

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.1 4.6 4.3 4.9 4.6 21.4 19.2

Not in labor force

92,380 93,262 31,532 31,742 51,009 51,671 9,840 9,849

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

196,786 198,132 89,825 90,528 94,642 95,258 12,320 12,346

Civilian labor force

124,526 125,448 65,013 65,419 54,162 54,622 5,350 5,407

Participation rate

63.3 63.3 72.4 72.3 57.2 57.3 43.4 43.8

Employed

118,598 119,783 62,419 62,925 51,801 52,353 4,378 4,505

Employment-population ratio

60.3 60.5 69.5 69.5 54.7 55.0 35.5 36.5

Unemployed

5,928 5,665 2,594 2,494 2,361 2,269 972 902

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.5 4.0 3.8 4.4 4.2 18.2 16.7

Not in labor force

72,260 72,684 24,811 25,109 40,479 40,636 6,970 6,939

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

31,362 31,866 13,020 13,266 15,852 16,089 2,490 2,511

Civilian labor force

19,541 19,707 8,870 9,089 9,829 9,775 842 843

Participation rate

62.3 61.8 68.1 68.5 62.0 60.8 33.8 33.6

Employed

17,630 17,974 8,058 8,370 9,054 9,082 518 522

Employment-population ratio

56.2 56.4 61.9 63.1 57.1 56.4 20.8 20.8

Unemployed

1,911 1,733 812 719 775 693 324 321

Unemployment rate

9.8 8.8 9.2 7.9 7.9 7.1 38.5 38.1

Not in labor force

11,821 12,159 4,150 4,176 6,024 6,314 1,648 1,668

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

14,430 15,032 6,324 6,625 7,243 7,608 863 799

Civilian labor force

9,128 9,584 4,734 5,030 4,190 4,372 204 182

Participation rate

63.3 63.8 74.9 75.9 57.8 57.5 23.6 22.8

Employed

8,754 9,226 4,573 4,875 4,022 4,195 159 157

Employment-population ratio

60.7 61.4 72.3 73.6 55.5 55.1 18.4 19.6

Unemployed

374 358 161 155 168 177 45 25

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.7 3.4 3.1 4.0 4.1 22.0 13.8

Not in labor force

5,303 5,448 1,590 1,595 3,053 3,236 659 617

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

39,566 40,646 17,836 18,322 18,028 18,548 3,701 3,775

Civilian labor force

26,309 26,853 14,438 14,783 10,565 10,762 1,306 1,307

Participation rate

66.5 66.1 80.9 80.7 58.6 58.0 35.3 34.6

Employed

24,520 25,251 13,600 14,145 9,933 10,079 987 1,027

Employment-population ratio

62.0 62.1 76.3 77.2 55.1 54.3 26.7 27.2

Unemployed

1,789 1,602 838 638 632 684 319 280

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.0 5.8 4.3 6.0 6.4 24.4 21.4

Not in labor force

13,257 13,793 3,398 3,539 7,463 7,786 2,395 2,468

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 08, 2016