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
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

248,023 250,876 111,342 112,714 120,052 121,551 16,629 16,611

Civilian labor force

157,573 158,527 80,684 81,320 69,853 70,339 7,035 6,868

Participation rate

63.5 63.2 72.5 72.1 58.2 57.9 42.3 41.3

Employed

147,265 149,722 76,245 77,541 65,468 66,485 5,553 5,696

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.7 68.5 68.8 54.5 54.7 33.4 34.3

Unemployed

10,307 8,805 4,439 3,779 4,386 3,854 1,483 1,172

Unemployment rate

6.5 5.6 5.5 4.6 6.3 5.5 21.1 17.1

Not in labor force

90,451 92,349 30,658 31,395 50,199 51,212 9,594 9,743

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

195,537 196,904 89,216 89,888 93,946 94,700 12,374 12,315

Civilian labor force

124,477 124,667 64,794 65,207 54,077 54,032 5,606 5,428

Participation rate

63.7 63.3 72.6 72.5 57.6 57.1 45.3 44.1

Employed

117,509 118,603 61,833 62,550 51,129 51,403 4,547 4,649

Employment-population ratio

60.1 60.2 69.3 69.6 54.4 54.3 36.7 37.8

Unemployed

6,968 6,064 2,961 2,657 2,948 2,628 1,059 779

Unemployment rate

5.6 4.9 4.6 4.1 5.5 4.9 18.9 14.4

Not in labor force

71,060 72,237 24,423 24,682 39,869 40,668 6,768 6,887

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,856 31,399 12,759 13,039 15,591 15,871 2,506 2,489

Civilian labor force

19,249 19,537 8,753 8,791 9,696 9,866 801 879

Participation rate

62.4 62.2 68.6 67.4 62.2 62.2 32.0 35.3

Employed

16,895 17,649 7,749 8,023 8,639 9,020 506 607

Employment-population ratio

54.8 56.2 60.7 61.5 55.4 56.8 20.2 24.4

Unemployed

2,355 1,887 1,003 769 1,056 846 295 273

Unemployment rate

12.2 9.7 11.5 8.7 10.9 8.6 36.8 31.0

Not in labor force

11,607 11,862 4,006 4,248 5,896 6,005 1,705 1,610

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,765 14,540 5,977 6,364 6,951 7,321 836 856

Civilian labor force

8,717 9,181 4,551 4,814 3,932 4,151 234 216

Participation rate

63.3 63.1 76.2 75.7 56.6 56.7 27.9 25.3

Employed

8,329 8,795 4,364 4,643 3,766 3,973 198 179

Employment-population ratio

60.5 60.5 73.0 73.0 54.2 54.3 23.7 20.9

Unemployed

389 387 187 172 166 178 36 37

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.2 4.1 3.6 4.2 4.3 15.3 17.3

Not in labor force

5,047 5,359 1,425 1,549 3,019 3,170 603 639

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,430 39,648 17,387 17,876 17,381 18,068 3,662 3,704

Civilian labor force

25,536 26,334 14,086 14,511 10,123 10,518 1,326 1,305

Participation rate

66.4 66.4 81.0 81.2 58.2 58.2 36.2 35.2

Employed

23,529 24,478 13,240 13,694 9,348 9,751 941 1,033

Employment-population ratio

61.2 61.7 76.1 76.6 53.8 54.0 25.7 27.9

Unemployed

2,007 1,856 847 817 775 766 385 272

Unemployment rate

7.9 7.0 6.0 5.6 7.7 7.3 29.0 20.9

Not in labor force

12,895 13,314 3,300 3,364 7,258 7,551 2,337 2,399

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 07, 2015