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
2017 2018
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

198,453 198,525 198,604 198,685 198,775 198,872 198,974 199,082 199,191 199,298 199,386 199,458 199,738

Civilian labor force

124,658 124,789 125,050 124,972 124,529 124,847 124,887 125,030 125,397 124,757 125,110 125,200 125,334

Participation rate

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

Employed

119,324 119,724 120,187 120,141 119,895 120,121 120,285 120,242 120,754 120,400 120,514 120,551 120,886

Employment-population ratio

60.1 60.3 60.5 60.5 60.3 60.4 60.5 60.4 60.6 60.4 60.4 60.4 60.5

Unemployed

5,335 5,066 4,863 4,831 4,634 4,726 4,603 4,788 4,643 4,356 4,596 4,649 4,447

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.7 3.5

Not in labor force

73,794 73,735 73,553 73,713 74,246 74,025 74,087 74,053 73,794 74,541 74,276 74,258 74,405

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,274 65,290 65,203 65,299 65,216 65,223 65,154 65,298 65,348 65,244 65,394 65,511 65,732

Participation rate

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

Employed

62,696 62,828 62,838 63,047 62,983 62,897 62,926 62,997 63,159 63,155 63,282 63,307 63,510

Employment-population ratio

69.1 69.2 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.4 69.4 69.5

Unemployed

2,578 2,462 2,365 2,252 2,233 2,325 2,228 2,301 2,189 2,090 2,112 2,204 2,222

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,839 54,990 55,178 55,034 54,834 55,025 55,334 55,231 55,447 55,014 55,147 55,161 54,896

Participation rate

57.5 57.6 57.8 57.6 57.4 57.5 57.8 57.7 57.9 57.4 57.5 57.5 57.2

Employed

52,679 52,973 53,233 53,060 52,930 53,123 53,422 53,276 53,538 53,298 53,342 53,275 53,255

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.5 55.7 55.5 55.4 55.6 55.8 55.7 55.9 55.6 55.6 55.5 55.5

Unemployed

2,160 2,017 1,945 1,974 1,904 1,902 1,912 1,955 1,909 1,715 1,805 1,886 1,641

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,545 4,510 4,669 4,638 4,478 4,599 4,400 4,500 4,602 4,499 4,569 4,528 4,705

Participation rate

36.8 36.6 37.8 37.6 36.3 37.3 35.7 36.5 37.3 36.5 37.0 36.7 38.1

Employed

3,949 3,922 4,116 4,034 3,981 4,100 3,937 3,968 4,057 3,947 3,891 3,970 4,121

Employment-population ratio

32.0 31.8 33.3 32.7 32.3 33.2 31.9 32.2 32.9 32.0 31.5 32.2 33.4

Unemployed

596 588 553 605 497 499 463 532 545 552 678 559 584

Unemployment rate

13.1 13.0 11.8 13.0 11.1 10.8 10.5 11.8 11.8 12.3 14.8 12.3 12.4


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

32,063 32,095 32,128 32,161 32,193 32,226 32,260 32,296 32,333 32,370 32,404 32,436 32,575

Civilian labor force

19,991 19,989 19,997 20,097 20,088 19,976 20,102 20,090 20,254 20,134 20,175 20,153 20,211

Participation rate

62.3 62.3 62.2 62.5 62.4 62.0 62.3 62.2 62.6 62.2 62.3 62.1 62.0

Employed

18,436 18,376 18,405 18,507 18,560 18,566 18,618 18,571 18,838 18,654 18,718 18,790 18,663

Employment-population ratio

57.5 57.3 57.3 57.5 57.7 57.6 57.7 57.5 58.3 57.6 57.8 57.9 57.3

Unemployed

1,555 1,613 1,592 1,590 1,528 1,409 1,484 1,519 1,416 1,479 1,457 1,362 1,548

Unemployment rate

7.8 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.6 7.1 7.4 7.6 7.0 7.3 7.2 6.8 7.7

Not in labor force

12,072 12,106 12,131 12,064 12,105 12,251 12,158 12,206 12,079 12,236 12,230 12,283 12,364

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,098 9,082 9,147 9,153 9,093 9,066 9,166 9,213 9,294 9,218 9,225 9,178 9,254

Participation rate

68.0 67.8 68.2 68.2 67.7 67.4 68.0 68.3 68.8 68.2 68.1 67.7 67.9

Employed

8,425 8,374 8,391 8,485 8,477 8,496 8,516 8,500 8,668 8,539 8,552 8,576 8,564

Employment-population ratio

63.0 62.6 62.6 63.2 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.0 64.2 63.1 63.1 63.2 62.9

Unemployed

673 708 756 668 616 570 650 713 626 679 673 601 690

Unemployment rate

7.4 7.8 8.3 7.3 6.8 6.3 7.1 7.7 6.7 7.4 7.3 6.6 7.5

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,113 10,144 10,150 10,166 10,207 10,145 10,163 10,127 10,166 10,204 10,219 10,252 10,197

Participation rate

62.5 62.6 62.6 62.6 62.8 62.4 62.4 62.1 62.3 62.5 62.5 62.6 62.0

Employed

9,437 9,428 9,486 9,467 9,504 9,457 9,509 9,487 9,550 9,560 9,622 9,657 9,524

Employment-population ratio

58.3 58.2 58.5 58.3 58.5 58.2 58.4 58.2 58.5 58.5 58.8 59.0 57.9

Unemployed

676 716 664 699 703 688 654 639 616 644 597 595 673

Unemployment rate

6.7 7.1 6.5 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.3 5.8 5.8 6.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

780 764 700 778 788 765 773 751 794 712 731 723 759

Participation rate

31.0 30.4 27.9 31.0 31.4 30.4 30.8 29.9 31.6 28.4 29.1 28.8 30.3

Employed

574 575 528 555 579 613 594 584 619 555 544 557 575

Employment-population ratio

22.8 22.9 21.0 22.1 23.1 24.4 23.6 23.3 24.7 22.1 21.7 22.2 22.9

Unemployed

206 189 172 224 209 151 179 167 174 157 187 166 185

Unemployment rate

26.4 24.8 24.6 28.7 26.5 19.8 23.2 22.2 22.0 22.0 25.5 22.9 24.3


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

15,157 15,228 15,285 15,389 15,433 15,367 15,290 15,341 15,483 15,466 15,370 15,610 15,731

Civilian labor force

9,653 9,709 9,640 9,756 9,817 9,788 9,787 9,876 9,985 9,864 9,699 9,782 9,885

Participation rate

63.7 63.8 63.1 63.4 63.6 63.7 64.0 64.4 64.5 63.8 63.1 62.7 62.8

Employed

9,290 9,373 9,320 9,444 9,466 9,437 9,419 9,489 9,626 9,565 9,407 9,536 9,584

Employment-population ratio

61.3 61.6 61.0 61.4 61.3 61.4 61.6 61.9 62.2 61.8 61.2 61.1 60.9

Unemployed

363 336 320 311 351 351 368 388 359 299 292 246 300

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.0 3.0 2.5 3.0

Not in labor force

5,505 5,519 5,645 5,633 5,616 5,579 5,503 5,464 5,498 5,602 5,671 5,829 5,846


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

40,922 41,003 41,081 41,162 41,241 41,323 41,404 41,492 41,579 41,665 41,751 41,831 42,249

Civilian labor force

27,051 27,266 27,363 27,229 27,230 27,287 27,488 27,325 27,609 27,319 27,389 27,498 27,826

Participation rate

66.1 66.5 66.6 66.2 66.0 66.0 66.4 65.9 66.4 65.6 65.6 65.7 65.9

Employed

25,467 25,753 25,969 25,824 25,827 25,966 26,076 25,925 26,209 25,999 26,088 26,141 26,432

Employment-population ratio

62.2 62.8 63.2 62.7 62.6 62.8 63.0 62.5 63.0 62.4 62.5 62.5 62.6

Unemployed

1,584 1,514 1,394 1,405 1,403 1,321 1,412 1,400 1,400 1,321 1,301 1,356 1,393

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.6 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.8 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.0

Not in labor force

13,871 13,737 13,718 13,933 14,011 14,036 13,917 14,167 13,970 14,346 14,361 14,334 14,423

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,898 14,937 14,953 14,924 14,934 14,978 15,084 15,012 15,110 14,959 14,969 15,084 15,320

Participation rate

80.9 80.9 80.8 80.5 80.4 80.5 80.9 80.4 80.7 79.7 79.6 80.1 80.4

Employed

14,189 14,257 14,293 14,296 14,302 14,410 14,423 14,303 14,502 14,380 14,400 14,507 14,659

Employment-population ratio

77.0 77.2 77.3 77.1 77.0 77.5 77.4 76.6 77.5 76.7 76.6 77.0 76.9

Unemployed

709 680 660 628 632 568 662 709 608 579 569 577 661

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.4 4.7 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.3

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,040 11,117 11,113 11,072 11,054 11,036 11,188 11,098 11,249 11,146 11,222 11,189 11,257

Participation rate

59.1 59.4 59.2 58.9 58.7 58.5 59.1 58.5 59.2 58.5 58.8 58.5 58.4

Employed

10,351 10,495 10,586 10,479 10,454 10,458 10,592 10,576 10,637 10,601 10,676 10,598 10,737

Employment-population ratio

55.4 56.0 56.4 55.7 55.5 55.4 56.0 55.8 56.0 55.7 56.0 55.4 55.7

Unemployed

689 622 527 593 600 579 595 522 612 546 546 591 520

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.6 4.7 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.3 4.7 5.4 4.9 4.9 5.3 4.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,113 1,213 1,297 1,233 1,242 1,273 1,216 1,215 1,250 1,214 1,198 1,225 1,249

Participation rate

29.2 31.8 33.9 32.2 32.4 33.1 31.6 31.5 32.4 31.4 30.9 31.6 32.0

Employed

927 1,001 1,090 1,049 1,071 1,099 1,061 1,046 1,070 1,018 1,012 1,037 1,036

Employment-population ratio

24.3 26.2 28.5 27.4 27.9 28.6 27.6 27.1 27.7 26.3 26.2 26.8 26.5

Unemployed

186 211 207 184 172 174 155 169 180 196 185 188 213

Unemployment rate

16.7 17.4 16.0 14.9 13.8 13.7 12.8 13.9 14.4 16.1 15.5 15.4 17.0


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: February 02, 2018