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
1st
2017
1st
2018
1st
2017
1st
2018
1st
2017
1st
2018
1st
2017
1st
2018

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

254,247 256,937 198,527 199,803 32,095 32,607 15,223 15,835

Civilian labor force

159,357 161,026 124,381 125,238 19,862 20,272 9,672 9,976

Participation rate

62.7 62.7 62.7 62.7 61.9 62.2 63.5 63.0

Employed

151,583 154,043 118,973 120,411 18,258 18,797 9,332 9,672

Unemployed

7,774 6,984 5,409 4,827 1,605 1,475 340 304

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.3 4.3 3.9 8.1 7.3 3.5 3.0

Not in labor force

94,891 95,911 74,146 74,565 12,233 12,335 5,551 5,860

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,863 124,252 97,015 97,717 14,636 14,888 7,105 7,412

Civilian labor force

84,514 85,618 67,198 67,842 9,363 9,600 5,110 5,281

Participation rate

68.8 68.9 69.3 69.4 64.0 64.5 71.9 71.3

Employed

80,131 81,675 64,093 65,008 8,523 8,861 4,917 5,126

Unemployed

4,383 3,943 3,105 2,834 840 739 193 155

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.6 4.6 4.2 9.0 7.7 3.8 2.9

Not in labor force

38,349 38,633 29,818 29,875 5,274 5,288 1,995 2,131

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

114,376 115,750 90,731 91,435 13,387 13,642 6,673 6,938

Civilian labor force

81,753 82,882 65,040 65,678 9,048 9,264 5,002 5,198

Participation rate

71.5 71.6 71.7 71.8 67.6 67.9 75.0 74.9

Employed

77,812 79,374 62,238 63,145 8,288 8,624 4,829 5,047

Unemployed

3,941 3,508 2,801 2,533 761 641 174 150

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.2 4.3 3.9 8.4 6.9 3.5 2.9

Not in labor force

32,623 32,868 25,691 25,756 4,339 4,378 1,670 1,741

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

131,385 132,685 101,512 102,086 17,459 17,719 8,118 8,424

Civilian labor force

74,843 75,408 57,184 57,396 10,499 10,672 4,562 4,695

Participation rate

57.0 56.8 56.3 56.2 60.1 60.2 56.2 55.7

Employed

71,452 72,367 54,880 55,403 9,735 9,936 4,415 4,546

Unemployed

3,390 3,041 2,304 1,993 764 737 147 149

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.0 4.0 3.5 7.3 6.9 3.2 3.2

Not in labor force

56,542 57,278 44,328 44,690 6,959 7,046 3,556 3,729

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

123,131 124,408 95,457 96,030 16,195 16,457 7,650 7,957

Civilian labor force

72,082 72,555 55,106 55,203 10,133 10,269 4,447 4,609

Participation rate

58.5 58.3 57.7 57.5 62.6 62.4 58.1 57.9

Employed

69,046 69,862 53,044 53,437 9,448 9,618 4,311 4,467

Unemployed

3,036 2,693 2,062 1,765 685 651 136 142

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.7 3.7 3.2 6.8 6.3 3.1 3.1

Not in labor force

51,049 51,853 40,351 40,827 6,063 6,188 3,202 3,348

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,740 16,778 12,339 12,338 2,513 2,508 901 940

Civilian labor force

5,522 5,589 4,235 4,357 681 739 222 169

Participation rate

33.0 33.3 34.3 35.3 27.1 29.5 24.7 18.0

Employed

4,725 4,807 3,690 3,828 522 555 192 158

Unemployed

797 782 545 528 159 184 30 11

Unemployment rate

14.4 14.0 12.9 12.1 23.4 24.8 13.6 6.6

Not in labor force

11,218 11,189 8,103 7,981 1,832 1,769 679 771

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: April 06, 2018