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
2016
3rd
2017
3rd
2016
3rd
2017
3rd
2016
3rd
2017
3rd
2016
3rd
2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

253,855 255,357 198,381 199,082 31,946 32,296 15,275 15,371

Civilian labor force

160,047 161,274 125,179 125,549 19,794 20,226 9,719 9,911

Participation rate

63.0 63.2 63.1 63.1 62.0 62.6 63.6 64.5

Employed

152,073 154,180 119,694 120,750 18,113 18,701 9,330 9,528

Unemployed

7,974 7,094 5,484 4,798 1,681 1,525 389 383

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.4 4.4 3.8 8.5 7.5 4.0 3.9

Not in labor force

93,808 94,082 73,202 73,534 12,152 12,070 5,556 5,460

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,657 123,413 96,946 97,296 14,553 14,737 7,136 7,188

Civilian labor force

85,514 85,787 68,145 67,963 9,398 9,642 5,165 5,243

Participation rate

69.7 69.5 70.3 69.9 64.6 65.4 72.4 72.9

Employed

81,380 82,193 65,236 65,533 8,565 8,871 4,978 5,042

Unemployed

4,134 3,595 2,909 2,430 833 771 187 201

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.2 4.3 3.6 8.9 8.0 3.6 3.8

Not in labor force

37,143 37,626 28,801 29,334 5,155 5,095 1,972 1,945

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

114,173 114,918 90,654 91,013 13,304 13,488 6,704 6,748

Civilian labor force

82,154 82,588 65,462 65,474 9,016 9,260 5,063 5,126

Participation rate

72.0 71.9 72.2 71.9 67.8 68.6 75.5 76.0

Employed

78,572 79,458 62,925 63,351 8,310 8,609 4,893 4,934

Unemployed

3,582 3,130 2,537 2,123 706 650 171 192

Unemployment rate

4.4 3.8 3.9 3.2 7.8 7.0 3.4 3.7

Not in labor force

32,019 32,331 25,192 25,539 4,288 4,229 1,641 1,622

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

131,199 131,943 101,434 101,786 17,393 17,560 8,139 8,183

Civilian labor force

74,533 75,487 57,033 57,586 10,396 10,584 4,555 4,668

Participation rate

56.8 57.2 56.2 56.6 59.8 60.3 56.0 57.0

Employed

70,693 71,987 54,458 55,217 9,548 9,830 4,352 4,486

Unemployed

3,840 3,500 2,575 2,369 847 754 203 181

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.6 4.5 4.1 8.2 7.1 4.5 3.9

Not in labor force

56,666 56,456 44,401 44,200 6,997 6,976 3,584 3,516

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,950 123,679 95,377 95,730 16,128 16,297 7,728 7,747

Civilian labor force

71,428 72,281 54,653 55,187 9,972 10,126 4,463 4,545

Participation rate

58.1 58.4 57.3 57.6 61.8 62.1 57.7 58.7

Employed

68,062 69,172 52,424 53,071 9,223 9,458 4,268 4,377

Unemployed

3,365 3,109 2,229 2,116 749 668 195 168

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.3 4.1 3.8 7.5 6.6 4.4 3.7

Not in labor force

51,522 51,398 40,724 40,543 6,156 6,171 3,265 3,202

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,732 16,759 12,349 12,339 2,514 2,511 843 876

Civilian labor force

6,465 6,406 5,063 4,887 806 840 193 240

Participation rate

38.6 38.2 41.0 39.6 32.0 33.5 22.9 27.3

Employed

5,439 5,551 4,344 4,328 580 634 169 217

Unemployed

1,026 856 719 559 225 206 24 23

Unemployment rate

15.9 13.4 14.2 11.4 28.0 24.5 12.4 9.5

Not in labor force

10,267 10,353 7,286 7,452 1,708 1,671 650 637

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 06, 2017