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
4th
2015
4th
2016
4th
2015
4th
2016
4th
2015
4th
2016
4th
2015
4th
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

251,741 254,534 197,373 198,741 31,556 32,067 14,490 15,367

Civilian labor force

157,299 159,401 123,502 124,470 19,440 19,866 9,051 9,661

Participation rate

62.5 62.6 62.6 62.6 61.6 62.0 62.5 62.9

Employed

149,728 152,173 118,378 119,449 17,737 18,296 8,708 9,371

Unemployed

7,571 7,228 5,124 5,020 1,703 1,570 343 290

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.5 4.1 4.0 8.8 7.9 3.8 3.0

Not in labor force

94,442 95,134 73,870 74,272 12,116 12,201 5,439 5,706

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,574 122,995 96,408 97,130 14,354 14,613 6,747 7,191

Civilian labor force

83,423 84,694 66,763 67,390 9,088 9,369 4,782 5,172

Participation rate

68.6 68.9 69.3 69.4 63.3 64.1 70.9 71.9

Employed

79,293 80,699 63,900 64,518 8,222 8,567 4,592 5,016

Unemployed

4,129 3,995 2,863 2,872 866 802 189 156

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.7 4.3 4.3 9.5 8.6 4.0 3.0

Not in labor force

38,151 38,301 29,644 29,740 5,265 5,244 1,965 2,018

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

113,147 114,504 90,132 90,837 13,118 13,363 6,348 6,776

Civilian labor force

80,676 81,819 64,569 65,117 8,769 9,026 4,707 5,078

Participation rate

71.3 71.5 71.6 71.7 66.8 67.5 74.1 74.9

Employed

76,999 78,309 62,032 62,599 7,982 8,325 4,531 4,934

Unemployed

3,677 3,510 2,537 2,518 787 701 176 144

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.3 3.9 3.9 9.0 7.8 3.7 2.8

Not in labor force

32,471 32,685 25,564 25,721 4,349 4,337 1,641 1,698

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

130,167 131,539 100,965 101,611 17,203 17,454 7,743 8,176

Civilian labor force

73,877 74,707 56,739 57,080 10,351 10,497 4,269 4,488

Participation rate

56.8 56.8 56.2 56.2 60.2 60.1 55.1 54.9

Employed

70,435 71,474 54,478 54,931 9,515 9,729 4,116 4,355

Unemployed

3,442 3,233 2,261 2,149 836 768 153 134

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.3 4.0 3.8 8.1 7.3 3.6 3.0

Not in labor force

56,291 56,832 44,226 44,531 6,851 6,957 3,474 3,688

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,977 123,282 94,928 95,554 15,949 16,187 7,321 7,723

Civilian labor force

71,210 71,988 54,699 54,978 9,985 10,158 4,182 4,392

Participation rate

58.4 58.4 57.6 57.5 62.6 62.8 57.1 56.9

Employed

68,117 69,061 52,666 53,042 9,222 9,458 4,035 4,261

Unemployed

3,093 2,927 2,033 1,936 763 700 147 130

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.1 3.7 3.5 7.6 6.9 3.5 3.0

Not in labor force

50,767 51,294 40,230 40,575 5,964 6,029 3,139 3,331

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,618 16,749 12,312 12,350 2,489 2,517 821 868

Civilian labor force

5,413 5,594 4,235 4,375 685 682 162 191

Participation rate

32.6 33.4 34.4 35.4 27.5 27.1 19.8 22.0

Employed

4,613 4,803 3,681 3,809 532 513 143 175

Unemployed

801 791 554 566 153 169 20 16

Unemployment rate

14.8 14.1 13.1 12.9 22.4 24.8 12.2 8.4

Not in labor force

11,205 11,155 8,077 7,975 1,804 1,835 658 677

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: January 06, 2017