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
2016
1st
2017
1st
2016
1st
2017
1st
2016
1st
2017
1st
2016
1st
2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

252,581 254,247 197,722 198,527 31,716 32,095 14,900 15,223

Civilian labor force

158,160 159,357 124,168 124,381 19,388 19,862 9,383 9,672

Participation rate

62.6 62.7 62.8 62.7 61.1 61.9 63.0 63.5

Employed

149,945 151,583 118,507 118,973 17,646 18,258 9,024 9,332

Unemployed

8,215 7,774 5,661 5,409 1,742 1,605 359 340

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.9 4.6 4.3 9.0 8.1 3.8 3.5

Not in labor force

94,421 94,891 73,554 74,146 12,328 12,233 5,517 5,551

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,018 122,863 96,608 97,015 14,438 14,636 6,948 7,105

Civilian labor force

83,932 84,514 67,062 67,198 9,153 9,363 4,969 5,110

Participation rate

68.8 68.8 69.4 69.3 63.4 64.0 71.5 71.9

Employed

79,364 80,131 63,838 64,093 8,259 8,523 4,792 4,917

Unemployed

4,568 4,383 3,223 3,105 894 840 177 193

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.2 4.8 4.6 9.8 9.0 3.6 3.8

Not in labor force

38,087 38,349 29,546 29,818 5,285 5,274 1,979 1,995

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

113,567 114,376 90,326 90,731 13,197 13,387 6,519 6,673

Civilian labor force

81,232 81,753 64,892 65,040 8,825 9,048 4,888 5,002

Participation rate

71.5 71.5 71.8 71.7 66.9 67.6 75.0 75.0

Employed

77,143 77,812 62,015 62,238 8,020 8,288 4,719 4,829

Unemployed

4,088 3,941 2,878 2,801 805 761 169 174

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.8 4.4 4.3 9.1 8.4 3.5 3.5

Not in labor force

32,336 32,623 25,434 25,691 4,372 4,339 1,631 1,670

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

130,562 131,385 101,115 101,512 17,278 17,459 7,952 8,118

Civilian labor force

74,228 74,843 57,106 57,184 10,235 10,499 4,414 4,562

Participation rate

56.9 57.0 56.5 56.3 59.2 60.1 55.5 56.2

Employed

70,582 71,452 54,669 54,880 9,387 9,735 4,232 4,415

Unemployed

3,646 3,390 2,437 2,304 848 764 182 147

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.5 4.3 4.0 8.3 7.3 4.1 3.2

Not in labor force

56,334 56,542 44,008 44,328 7,043 6,959 3,538 3,556

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,347 123,131 95,071 95,457 16,020 16,195 7,520 7,650

Civilian labor force

71,486 72,082 54,996 55,106 9,889 10,133 4,327 4,447

Participation rate

58.4 58.5 57.8 57.7 61.7 62.6 57.5 58.1

Employed

68,220 69,046 52,829 53,044 9,109 9,448 4,155 4,311

Unemployed

3,266 3,036 2,167 2,062 780 685 172 136

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.2 3.9 3.7 7.9 6.8 4.0 3.1

Not in labor force

50,861 51,049 40,075 40,351 6,131 6,063 3,193 3,202

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,666 16,740 12,325 12,339 2,499 2,513 861 901

Civilian labor force

5,442 5,522 4,280 4,235 674 681 168 222

Participation rate

32.7 33.0 34.7 34.3 27.0 27.1 19.6 24.7

Employed

4,582 4,725 3,663 3,690 517 522 150 192

Unemployed

860 797 616 545 157 159 18 30

Unemployment rate

15.8 14.4 14.4 12.9 23.2 23.4 10.8 13.6

Not in labor force

11,224 11,218 8,046 8,103 1,826 1,832 693 679

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 07, 2017