HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-11. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex, age, and race
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Total White Black or African
American
Asian
3rd
2017
3rd
2018
3rd
2017
3rd
2018
3rd
2017
3rd
2018
3rd
2017
3rd
2018

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

255,357 258,066 199,082 200,356 32,296 32,810 15,371 16,009

Civilian labor force

161,274 162,534 125,549 125,934 20,226 20,548 9,911 10,265

Participation rate

63.2 63.0 63.1 62.9 62.6 62.6 64.5 64.1

Employed

154,180 156,245 120,750 121,624 18,701 19,221 9,528 9,930

Unemployed

7,094 6,289 4,798 4,310 1,525 1,327 383 335

Unemployment rate

4.4 3.9 3.8 3.4 7.5 6.5 3.9 3.3

Not in labor force

94,082 95,533 73,534 74,422 12,070 12,262 5,460 5,744

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

123,413 124,816 97,296 98,002 14,737 14,988 7,188 7,462

Civilian labor force

85,787 86,376 67,963 68,193 9,642 9,762 5,243 5,407

Participation rate

69.5 69.2 69.9 69.6 65.4 65.1 72.9 72.5

Employed

82,193 83,235 65,533 66,037 8,871 9,124 5,042 5,225

Unemployed

3,595 3,142 2,430 2,156 771 638 201 182

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.6 3.6 3.2 8.0 6.5 3.8 3.4

Not in labor force

37,626 38,440 29,334 29,810 5,095 5,226 1,945 2,056

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

114,918 116,328 91,013 91,737 13,488 13,749 6,748 7,014

Civilian labor force

82,588 83,263 65,474 65,728 9,260 9,403 5,126 5,310

Participation rate

71.9 71.6 71.9 71.6 68.6 68.4 76.0 75.7

Employed

79,458 80,555 63,351 63,869 8,609 8,856 4,934 5,138

Unemployed

3,130 2,708 2,123 1,858 650 547 192 173

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.3 3.2 2.8 7.0 5.8 3.7 3.3

Not in labor force

32,331 33,065 25,539 26,010 4,229 4,346 1,622 1,704

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

131,943 133,250 101,786 102,354 17,560 17,822 8,183 8,547

Civilian labor force

75,487 76,157 57,586 57,741 10,584 10,786 4,668 4,858

Participation rate

57.2 57.2 56.6 56.4 60.3 60.5 57.0 56.8

Employed

71,987 73,010 55,217 55,588 9,830 10,097 4,486 4,705

Unemployed

3,500 3,147 2,369 2,154 754 689 181 153

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.1 4.1 3.7 7.1 6.4 3.9 3.1

Not in labor force

56,456 57,093 44,200 44,612 6,976 7,036 3,516 3,688

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

123,679 124,983 95,730 96,312 16,297 16,566 7,747 8,064

Civilian labor force

72,281 73,022 55,187 55,296 10,126 10,386 4,545 4,760

Participation rate

58.4 58.4 57.6 57.4 62.1 62.7 58.7 59.0

Employed

69,172 70,238 53,071 53,394 9,458 9,764 4,377 4,621

Unemployed

3,109 2,784 2,116 1,901 668 622 168 139

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.8 3.8 3.4 6.6 6.0 3.7 2.9

Not in labor force

51,398 51,961 40,543 41,017 6,171 6,180 3,202 3,304

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,759 16,755 12,339 12,307 2,511 2,495 876 931

Civilian labor force

6,406 6,249 4,887 4,911 840 759 240 195

Participation rate

38.2 37.3 39.6 39.9 33.5 30.4 27.3 20.9

Employed

5,551 5,452 4,328 4,360 634 602 217 171

Unemployed

856 797 559 550 206 158 23 23

Unemployment rate

13.4 12.8 11.4 11.2 24.5 20.8 9.5 12.0

Not in labor force

10,353 10,506 7,452 7,396 1,671 1,736 637 736

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. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: October 05, 2018