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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

198,604 198,685 198,775 198,872 198,974 199,082 199,191 199,298 199,386 199,458 199,738 199,799 199,871

Civilian labor force

125,050 124,972 124,529 124,847 124,887 125,030 125,397 124,757 125,110 125,200 125,334 125,930 125,714

Participation rate

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

Employed

120,187 120,141 119,895 120,121 120,285 120,242 120,754 120,400 120,514 120,551 120,886 121,274 121,236

Employment-population ratio

60.5 60.5 60.3 60.4 60.5 60.4 60.6 60.4 60.4 60.4 60.5 60.7 60.7

Unemployed

4,863 4,831 4,634 4,726 4,603 4,788 4,643 4,356 4,596 4,649 4,447 4,656 4,478

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

73,553 73,713 74,246 74,025 74,087 74,053 73,794 74,541 74,276 74,258 74,405 73,869 74,157

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,203 65,299 65,216 65,223 65,154 65,298 65,348 65,244 65,394 65,511 65,732 65,948 65,928

Participation rate

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

Employed

62,838 63,047 62,983 62,897 62,926 62,997 63,159 63,155 63,282 63,307 63,510 63,683 63,734

Employment-population ratio

69.2 69.4 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.4 69.4 69.5 69.6 69.7

Unemployed

2,365 2,252 2,233 2,325 2,228 2,301 2,189 2,090 2,112 2,204 2,222 2,265 2,194

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

55,178 55,034 54,834 55,025 55,334 55,231 55,447 55,014 55,147 55,161 54,896 55,243 55,176

Participation rate

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

Employed

53,233 53,060 52,930 53,123 53,422 53,276 53,538 53,298 53,342 53,275 53,255 53,448 53,385

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,945 1,974 1,904 1,902 1,912 1,955 1,909 1,715 1,805 1,886 1,641 1,795 1,791

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.0 3.3 3.2

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,669 4,638 4,478 4,599 4,400 4,500 4,602 4,499 4,569 4,528 4,705 4,738 4,610

Participation rate

37.8 37.6 36.3 37.3 35.7 36.5 37.3 36.5 37.0 36.7 38.1 38.4 37.4

Employed

4,116 4,034 3,981 4,100 3,937 3,968 4,057 3,947 3,891 3,970 4,121 4,143 4,117

Employment-population ratio

33.3 32.7 32.3 33.2 31.9 32.2 32.9 32.0 31.5 32.2 33.4 33.6 33.4

Unemployed

553 605 497 499 463 532 545 552 678 559 584 595 492

Unemployment rate

11.8 13.0 11.1 10.8 10.5 11.8 11.8 12.3 14.8 12.3 12.4 12.6 10.7


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

32,128 32,161 32,193 32,226 32,260 32,296 32,333 32,370 32,404 32,436 32,575 32,607 32,638

Civilian labor force

19,997 20,097 20,088 19,976 20,102 20,090 20,254 20,134 20,175 20,153 20,211 20,495 20,466

Participation rate

62.2 62.5 62.4 62.0 62.3 62.2 62.6 62.2 62.3 62.1 62.0 62.9 62.7

Employed

18,405 18,507 18,560 18,566 18,618 18,571 18,838 18,654 18,718 18,790 18,663 19,087 19,051

Employment-population ratio

57.3 57.5 57.7 57.6 57.7 57.5 58.3 57.6 57.8 57.9 57.3 58.5 58.4

Unemployed

1,592 1,590 1,528 1,409 1,484 1,519 1,416 1,479 1,457 1,362 1,548 1,408 1,415

Unemployment rate

8.0 7.9 7.6 7.1 7.4 7.6 7.0 7.3 7.2 6.8 7.7 6.9 6.9

Not in labor force

12,131 12,064 12,105 12,251 12,158 12,206 12,079 12,236 12,230 12,283 12,364 12,112 12,172

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,147 9,153 9,093 9,066 9,166 9,213 9,294 9,218 9,225 9,178 9,254 9,438 9,314

Participation rate

68.2 68.2 67.7 67.4 68.0 68.3 68.8 68.2 68.1 67.7 67.9 69.2 68.2

Employed

8,391 8,485 8,477 8,496 8,516 8,500 8,668 8,539 8,552 8,576 8,564 8,880 8,749

Employment-population ratio

62.6 63.2 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.0 64.2 63.1 63.1 63.2 62.9 65.1 64.1

Unemployed

756 668 616 570 650 713 626 679 673 601 690 558 564

Unemployment rate

8.3 7.3 6.8 6.3 7.1 7.7 6.7 7.4 7.3 6.6 7.5 5.9 6.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,150 10,166 10,207 10,145 10,163 10,127 10,166 10,204 10,219 10,252 10,197 10,254 10,337

Participation rate

62.6 62.6 62.8 62.4 62.4 62.1 62.3 62.5 62.5 62.6 62.0 62.3 62.7

Employed

9,486 9,467 9,504 9,457 9,509 9,487 9,550 9,560 9,622 9,657 9,524 9,622 9,713

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

664 699 703 688 654 639 616 644 597 595 673 632 624

Unemployment rate

6.5 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.3 5.8 5.8 6.6 6.2 6.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

700 778 788 765 773 751 794 712 731 723 759 803 816

Participation rate

27.9 31.0 31.4 30.4 30.8 29.9 31.6 28.4 29.1 28.8 30.3 32.0 32.6

Employed

528 555 579 613 594 584 619 555 544 557 575 584 588

Employment-population ratio

21.0 22.1 23.1 24.4 23.6 23.3 24.7 22.1 21.7 22.2 22.9 23.3 23.5

Unemployed

172 224 209 151 179 167 174 157 187 166 185 219 227

Unemployment rate

24.6 28.7 26.5 19.8 23.2 22.2 22.0 22.0 25.5 22.9 24.3 27.2 27.9


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

15,285 15,389 15,433 15,367 15,290 15,341 15,483 15,466 15,370 15,610 15,731 15,792 15,983

Civilian labor force

9,640 9,756 9,817 9,788 9,787 9,876 9,985 9,864 9,699 9,782 9,885 9,908 10,092

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,320 9,444 9,466 9,437 9,419 9,489 9,626 9,565 9,407 9,536 9,584 9,617 9,780

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

320 311 351 351 368 388 359 299 292 246 300 291 313

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.0 3.0 2.5 3.0 2.9 3.1

Not in labor force

5,645 5,633 5,616 5,579 5,503 5,464 5,498 5,602 5,671 5,829 5,846 5,884 5,891


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

41,081 41,162 41,241 41,323 41,404 41,492 41,579 41,665 41,751 41,831 42,249 42,335 42,419

Civilian labor force

27,363 27,229 27,230 27,287 27,488 27,325 27,609 27,319 27,389 27,498 27,826 28,021 27,922

Participation rate

66.6 66.2 66.0 66.0 66.4 65.9 66.4 65.6 65.6 65.7 65.9 66.2 65.8

Employed

25,969 25,824 25,827 25,966 26,076 25,925 26,209 25,999 26,088 26,141 26,432 26,646 26,500

Employment-population ratio

63.2 62.7 62.6 62.8 63.0 62.5 63.0 62.4 62.5 62.5 62.6 62.9 62.5

Unemployed

1,394 1,405 1,403 1,321 1,412 1,400 1,400 1,321 1,301 1,356 1,393 1,375 1,421

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.2 5.2 4.8 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.0 4.9 5.1

Not in labor force

13,718 13,933 14,011 14,036 13,917 14,167 13,970 14,346 14,361 14,334 14,423 14,315 14,497

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,953 14,924 14,934 14,978 15,084 15,012 15,110 14,959 14,969 15,084 15,320 15,319 15,370

Participation rate

80.8 80.5 80.4 80.5 80.9 80.4 80.7 79.7 79.6 80.1 80.4 80.2 80.3

Employed

14,293 14,296 14,302 14,410 14,423 14,303 14,502 14,380 14,400 14,507 14,659 14,723 14,688

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

660 628 632 568 662 709 608 579 569 577 661 595 682

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.4 4.7 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.3 3.9 4.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,113 11,072 11,054 11,036 11,188 11,098 11,249 11,146 11,222 11,189 11,257 11,410 11,230

Participation rate

59.2 58.9 58.7 58.5 59.1 58.5 59.2 58.5 58.8 58.5 58.4 59.1 58.0

Employed

10,586 10,479 10,454 10,458 10,592 10,576 10,637 10,601 10,676 10,598 10,737 10,815 10,677

Employment-population ratio

56.4 55.7 55.5 55.4 56.0 55.8 56.0 55.7 56.0 55.4 55.7 56.0 55.2

Unemployed

527 593 600 579 595 522 612 546 546 591 520 595 553

Unemployment rate

4.7 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.3 4.7 5.4 4.9 4.9 5.3 4.6 5.2 4.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,297 1,233 1,242 1,273 1,216 1,215 1,250 1,214 1,198 1,225 1,249 1,292 1,321

Participation rate

33.9 32.2 32.4 33.1 31.6 31.5 32.4 31.4 30.9 31.6 32.0 33.0 33.7

Employed

1,090 1,049 1,071 1,099 1,061 1,046 1,070 1,018 1,012 1,037 1,036 1,108 1,135

Employment-population ratio

28.5 27.4 27.9 28.6 27.6 27.1 27.7 26.3 26.2 26.8 26.5 28.3 29.0

Unemployed

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

Unemployment rate

16.0 14.9 13.8 13.7 12.8 13.9 14.4 16.1 15.5 15.4 17.0 14.2 14.1


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: April 06, 2018