HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-4. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity,
sex, and age
2016 2017
July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

198,253 198,380 198,509 198,633 198,745 198,845 198,453 198,525 198,604 198,685 198,775 198,872 198,974

Civilian labor force

124,769 124,736 124,826 124,700 124,578 124,616 124,675 124,856 125,046 124,925 124,481 124,890 124,968

Participation rate

62.9 62.9 62.9 62.8 62.7 62.7 62.8 62.9 63.0 62.9 62.6 62.8 62.8

Employed

119,412 119,269 119,391 119,310 119,370 119,263 119,311 119,740 120,180 120,142 119,896 120,091 120,262

Employment-population ratio

60.2 60.1 60.1 60.1 60.1 60.0 60.1 60.3 60.5 60.5 60.3 60.4 60.4

Unemployed

5,357 5,466 5,435 5,391 5,208 5,354 5,364 5,116 4,866 4,783 4,585 4,799 4,706

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8

Not in labor force

73,484 73,644 73,683 73,932 74,168 74,229 73,778 73,669 73,557 73,760 74,294 73,982 74,006

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,208 65,207 65,283 65,259 65,124 65,146 65,345 65,362 65,219 65,306 65,217 65,225 65,141

Participation rate

72.0 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.7 71.7 72.1 72.0 71.9 71.9 71.8 71.8 71.6

Employed

62,540 62,536 62,589 62,592 62,608 62,476 62,730 62,877 62,850 63,053 62,999 62,886 62,904

Employment-population ratio

69.0 69.0 69.0 68.9 68.9 68.7 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.2 69.2

Unemployed

2,668 2,671 2,693 2,668 2,516 2,669 2,615 2,485 2,369 2,253 2,218 2,339 2,238

Unemployment rate

4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,940 54,863 54,871 54,852 54,808 54,872 54,798 54,988 55,153 54,983 54,785 55,015 55,393

Participation rate

57.6 57.5 57.5 57.4 57.4 57.4 57.4 57.6 57.8 57.6 57.3 57.5 57.9

Employed

52,910 52,720 52,799 52,774 52,783 52,813 52,646 52,949 53,211 53,049 52,927 53,100 53,420

Employment-population ratio

55.5 55.3 55.3 55.3 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.5 55.7 55.5 55.4 55.5 55.8

Unemployed

2,030 2,143 2,072 2,078 2,026 2,059 2,152 2,039 1,942 1,935 1,858 1,915 1,973

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,621 4,665 4,672 4,589 4,645 4,599 4,531 4,505 4,674 4,635 4,479 4,650 4,433

Participation rate

37.4 37.8 37.8 37.2 37.6 37.2 36.7 36.5 37.9 37.5 36.3 37.7 35.9

Employed

3,962 4,013 4,002 3,944 3,979 3,974 3,934 3,913 4,119 4,040 3,970 4,105 3,938

Employment-population ratio

32.1 32.5 32.4 31.9 32.2 32.2 31.9 31.7 33.4 32.7 32.2 33.3 31.9

Unemployed

659 652 670 645 666 625 597 592 555 595 508 545 495

Unemployment rate

14.3 14.0 14.3 14.1 14.3 13.6 13.2 13.1 11.9 12.8 11.4 11.7 11.2


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

31,904 31,945 31,987 32,028 32,068 32,105 32,063 32,095 32,128 32,161 32,193 32,226 32,260

Civilian labor force

19,548 19,767 19,826 19,801 19,856 19,844 19,993 19,998 20,002 20,110 20,075 20,002 20,096

Participation rate

61.3 61.9 62.0 61.8 61.9 61.8 62.4 62.3 62.3 62.5 62.4 62.1 62.3

Employed

17,915 18,170 18,181 18,104 18,262 18,292 18,445 18,378 18,409 18,514 18,560 18,576 18,617

Employment-population ratio

56.2 56.9 56.8 56.5 56.9 57.0 57.5 57.3 57.3 57.6 57.7 57.6 57.7

Unemployed

1,633 1,597 1,646 1,696 1,594 1,552 1,548 1,620 1,593 1,597 1,515 1,426 1,479

Unemployment rate

8.4 8.1 8.3 8.6 8.0 7.8 7.7 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.5 7.1 7.4

Not in labor force

12,356 12,178 12,161 12,228 12,212 12,261 12,070 12,097 12,126 12,051 12,118 12,224 12,163

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,993 8,950 9,000 9,011 9,018 9,056 9,106 9,081 9,132 9,169 9,063 9,084 9,163

Participation rate

67.7 67.3 67.5 67.5 67.5 67.7 68.1 67.8 68.1 68.3 67.5 67.5 68.0

Employed

8,257 8,269 8,264 8,223 8,328 8,366 8,437 8,369 8,384 8,496 8,475 8,510 8,522

Employment-population ratio

62.2 62.2 62.0 61.6 62.3 62.5 63.1 62.5 62.6 63.3 63.1 63.3 63.3

Unemployed

737 680 736 789 691 690 669 713 747 673 588 574 641

Unemployment rate

8.2 7.6 8.2 8.8 7.7 7.6 7.3 7.8 8.2 7.3 6.5 6.3 7.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,856 10,025 10,074 10,079 10,135 10,094 10,124 10,162 10,173 10,168 10,224 10,143 10,170

Participation rate

61.2 62.2 62.4 62.3 62.6 62.3 62.6 62.7 62.7 62.7 62.9 62.4 62.5

Employed

9,141 9,316 9,370 9,367 9,418 9,410 9,450 9,438 9,497 9,470 9,513 9,455 9,511

Employment-population ratio

56.7 57.8 58.0 57.9 58.2 58.1 58.4 58.3 58.6 58.4 58.6 58.1 58.4

Unemployed

715 709 703 712 716 683 673 724 676 698 712 689 660

Unemployment rate

7.3 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.1 6.8 6.7 7.1 6.6 6.9 7.0 6.8 6.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

698 792 752 710 703 694 764 754 697 773 787 774 763

Participation rate

27.8 31.5 29.9 28.2 27.9 27.6 30.4 30.0 27.7 30.8 31.3 30.8 30.4

Employed

518 585 546 515 516 515 558 571 528 547 572 611 585

Employment-population ratio

20.6 23.3 21.7 20.5 20.5 20.5 22.2 22.7 21.0 21.8 22.8 24.3 23.3

Unemployed

180 207 206 196 187 178 205 183 169 226 215 163 178

Unemployment rate

25.8 26.2 27.4 27.5 26.6 25.7 26.9 24.3 24.3 29.3 27.3 21.1 23.3


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

15,211 15,304 15,310 15,344 15,323 15,433 15,157 15,228 15,285 15,389 15,433 15,367 15,290

Civilian labor force

9,657 9,702 9,760 9,797 9,634 9,678 9,641 9,709 9,635 9,761 9,826 9,792 9,789

Participation rate

63.5 63.4 63.7 63.8 62.9 62.7 63.6 63.8 63.0 63.4 63.7 63.7 64.0

Employed

9,288 9,293 9,381 9,462 9,342 9,423 9,281 9,377 9,318 9,446 9,471 9,443 9,418

Employment-population ratio

61.1 60.7 61.3 61.7 61.0 61.1 61.2 61.6 61.0 61.4 61.4 61.4 61.6

Unemployed

368 409 379 334 292 256 360 332 317 316 356 350 370

Unemployment rate

3.8 4.2 3.9 3.4 3.0 2.6 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.8

Not in labor force

5,554 5,603 5,550 5,547 5,690 5,755 5,517 5,519 5,650 5,628 5,607 5,575 5,502


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

40,732 40,825 40,919 41,011 41,102 41,190 40,922 41,003 41,081 41,162 41,241 41,323 41,404

Civilian labor force

26,802 26,988 27,063 26,931 26,990 27,079 27,044 27,251 27,387 27,241 27,239 27,290 27,487

Participation rate

65.8 66.1 66.1 65.7 65.7 65.7 66.1 66.5 66.7 66.2 66.0 66.0 66.4

Employed

25,346 25,460 25,331 25,389 25,448 25,486 25,453 25,727 25,986 25,832 25,833 25,974 26,078

Employment-population ratio

62.2 62.4 61.9 61.9 61.9 61.9 62.2 62.7 63.3 62.8 62.6 62.9 63.0

Unemployed

1,456 1,528 1,732 1,542 1,541 1,594 1,590 1,523 1,402 1,410 1,405 1,315 1,409

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.7 6.4 5.7 5.7 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.8 5.1

Not in labor force

13,930 13,838 13,856 14,080 14,113 14,111 13,879 13,753 13,694 13,921 14,003 14,034 13,917

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,849 14,895 14,833 14,861 14,881 14,821 14,898 14,938 14,957 14,927 14,936 14,976 15,085

Participation rate

80.9 80.9 80.4 80.4 80.3 79.8 80.9 80.9 80.9 80.5 80.4 80.5 80.9

Employed

14,135 14,176 14,035 14,118 14,113 14,102 14,187 14,253 14,291 14,297 14,304 14,414 14,425

Employment-population ratio

77.0 77.0 76.1 76.4 76.2 75.9 77.0 77.2 77.3 77.1 77.0 77.5 77.4

Unemployed

714 719 798 743 768 720 711 685 666 630 632 562 660

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.8 5.4 5.0 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,806 10,957 11,001 10,912 10,971 11,083 11,028 11,119 11,127 11,086 11,062 11,030 11,176

Participation rate

58.1 58.8 58.9 58.3 58.5 58.9 59.0 59.4 59.3 59.0 58.7 58.4 59.1

Employed

10,234 10,322 10,296 10,314 10,411 10,424 10,336 10,494 10,600 10,493 10,461 10,451 10,580

Employment-population ratio

55.1 55.4 55.1 55.1 55.5 55.4 55.3 56.0 56.5 55.8 55.5 55.4 55.9

Unemployed

572 635 705 598 560 659 692 625 527 593 601 579 596

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.8 6.4 5.5 5.1 5.9 6.3 5.6 4.7 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,147 1,136 1,229 1,158 1,138 1,175 1,117 1,193 1,304 1,228 1,240 1,284 1,227

Participation rate

30.3 30.0 32.4 30.5 29.9 30.8 29.3 31.3 34.1 32.1 32.3 33.4 31.9

Employed

977 962 1,000 958 924 960 930 980 1,095 1,042 1,068 1,110 1,073

Employment-population ratio

25.8 25.4 26.3 25.2 24.3 25.2 24.4 25.7 28.6 27.2 27.8 28.9 27.9

Unemployed

170 174 229 200 214 215 187 214 209 186 172 174 154

Unemployment rate

14.8 15.3 18.6 17.3 18.8 18.3 16.7 17.9 16.0 15.2 13.9 13.6 12.5


Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

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. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: August 04, 2017