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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

198,845 198,453 198,525 198,604 198,685 198,775 198,872 198,974 199,082 199,191 199,298 199,386 199,458

Civilian labor force

124,688 124,658 124,789 125,050 124,972 124,529 124,847 124,887 125,030 125,397 124,757 125,110 125,200

Participation rate

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

Employed

119,401 119,324 119,724 120,187 120,141 119,895 120,121 120,285 120,242 120,754 120,400 120,514 120,551

Employment-population ratio

60.0 60.1 60.3 60.5 60.5 60.3 60.4 60.5 60.4 60.6 60.4 60.4 60.4

Unemployed

5,287 5,335 5,066 4,863 4,831 4,634 4,726 4,603 4,788 4,643 4,356 4,596 4,649

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.7

Not in labor force

74,157 73,794 73,735 73,553 73,713 74,246 74,025 74,087 74,053 73,794 74,541 74,276 74,258

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,133 65,274 65,290 65,203 65,299 65,216 65,223 65,154 65,298 65,348 65,244 65,394 65,511

Participation rate

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

Employed

62,534 62,696 62,828 62,838 63,047 62,983 62,897 62,926 62,997 63,159 63,155 63,282 63,307

Employment-population ratio

68.8 69.1 69.2 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.4 69.4

Unemployed

2,599 2,578 2,462 2,365 2,252 2,233 2,325 2,228 2,301 2,189 2,090 2,112 2,204

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,965 54,839 54,990 55,178 55,034 54,834 55,025 55,334 55,231 55,447 55,014 55,147 55,161

Participation rate

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

Employed

52,892 52,679 52,973 53,233 53,060 52,930 53,123 53,422 53,276 53,538 53,298 53,342 53,275

Employment-population ratio

55.3 55.2 55.5 55.7 55.5 55.4 55.6 55.8 55.7 55.9 55.6 55.6 55.5

Unemployed

2,072 2,160 2,017 1,945 1,974 1,904 1,902 1,912 1,955 1,909 1,715 1,805 1,886

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,591 4,545 4,510 4,669 4,638 4,478 4,599 4,400 4,500 4,602 4,499 4,569 4,528

Participation rate

37.2 36.8 36.6 37.8 37.6 36.3 37.3 35.7 36.5 37.3 36.5 37.0 36.7

Employed

3,975 3,949 3,922 4,116 4,034 3,981 4,100 3,937 3,968 4,057 3,947 3,891 3,970

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

616 596 588 553 605 497 499 463 532 545 552 678 559

Unemployment rate

13.4 13.1 13.0 11.8 13.0 11.1 10.8 10.5 11.8 11.8 12.3 14.8 12.3


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

32,105 32,063 32,095 32,128 32,161 32,193 32,226 32,260 32,296 32,333 32,370 32,404 32,436

Civilian labor force

19,890 19,991 19,989 19,997 20,097 20,088 19,976 20,102 20,090 20,254 20,134 20,175 20,153

Participation rate

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

Employed

18,310 18,436 18,376 18,405 18,507 18,560 18,566 18,618 18,571 18,838 18,654 18,718 18,790

Employment-population ratio

57.0 57.5 57.3 57.3 57.5 57.7 57.6 57.7 57.5 58.3 57.6 57.8 57.9

Unemployed

1,579 1,555 1,613 1,592 1,590 1,528 1,409 1,484 1,519 1,416 1,479 1,457 1,362

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

12,216 12,072 12,106 12,131 12,064 12,105 12,251 12,158 12,206 12,079 12,236 12,230 12,283

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,072 9,098 9,082 9,147 9,153 9,093 9,066 9,166 9,213 9,294 9,218 9,225 9,178

Participation rate

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

Employed

8,378 8,425 8,374 8,391 8,485 8,477 8,496 8,516 8,500 8,668 8,539 8,552 8,576

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

695 673 708 756 668 616 570 650 713 626 679 673 601

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,114 10,113 10,144 10,150 10,166 10,207 10,145 10,163 10,127 10,166 10,204 10,219 10,252

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,411 9,437 9,428 9,486 9,467 9,504 9,457 9,509 9,487 9,550 9,560 9,622 9,657

Employment-population ratio

58.1 58.3 58.2 58.5 58.3 58.5 58.2 58.4 58.2 58.5 58.5 58.8 59.0

Unemployed

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

Unemployment rate

7.0 6.7 7.1 6.5 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.3 5.8 5.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

703 780 764 700 778 788 765 773 751 794 712 731 723

Participation rate

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

Employed

522 574 575 528 555 579 613 594 584 619 555 544 557

Employment-population ratio

20.7 22.8 22.9 21.0 22.1 23.1 24.4 23.6 23.3 24.7 22.1 21.7 22.2

Unemployed

181 206 189 172 224 209 151 179 167 174 157 187 166

Unemployment rate

25.8 26.4 24.8 24.6 28.7 26.5 19.8 23.2 22.2 22.0 22.0 25.5 22.9


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

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

Civilian labor force

9,685 9,653 9,709 9,640 9,756 9,817 9,788 9,787 9,876 9,985 9,864 9,699 9,782

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,418 9,290 9,373 9,320 9,444 9,466 9,437 9,419 9,489 9,626 9,565 9,407 9,536

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

267 363 336 320 311 351 351 368 388 359 299 292 246

Unemployment rate

2.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.0 3.0 2.5

Not in labor force

5,749 5,505 5,519 5,645 5,633 5,616 5,579 5,503 5,464 5,498 5,602 5,671 5,829


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

41,190 40,922 41,003 41,081 41,162 41,241 41,323 41,404 41,492 41,579 41,665 41,751 41,831

Civilian labor force

27,098 27,051 27,266 27,363 27,229 27,230 27,287 27,488 27,325 27,609 27,319 27,389 27,498

Participation rate

65.8 66.1 66.5 66.6 66.2 66.0 66.0 66.4 65.9 66.4 65.6 65.6 65.7

Employed

25,513 25,467 25,753 25,969 25,824 25,827 25,966 26,076 25,925 26,209 25,999 26,088 26,141

Employment-population ratio

61.9 62.2 62.8 63.2 62.7 62.6 62.8 63.0 62.5 63.0 62.4 62.5 62.5

Unemployed

1,586 1,584 1,514 1,394 1,405 1,403 1,321 1,412 1,400 1,400 1,321 1,301 1,356

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

14,092 13,871 13,737 13,718 13,933 14,011 14,036 13,917 14,167 13,970 14,346 14,361 14,334

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,825 14,898 14,937 14,953 14,924 14,934 14,978 15,084 15,012 15,110 14,959 14,969 15,084

Participation rate

79.8 80.9 80.9 80.8 80.5 80.4 80.5 80.9 80.4 80.7 79.7 79.6 80.1

Employed

14,109 14,189 14,257 14,293 14,296 14,302 14,410 14,423 14,303 14,502 14,380 14,400 14,507

Employment-population ratio

76.0 77.0 77.2 77.3 77.1 77.0 77.5 77.4 76.6 77.5 76.7 76.6 77.0

Unemployed

716 709 680 660 628 632 568 662 709 608 579 569 577

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,084 11,040 11,117 11,113 11,072 11,054 11,036 11,188 11,098 11,249 11,146 11,222 11,189

Participation rate

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

Employed

10,427 10,351 10,495 10,586 10,479 10,454 10,458 10,592 10,576 10,637 10,601 10,676 10,598

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

657 689 622 527 593 600 579 595 522 612 546 546 591

Unemployment rate

5.9 6.2 5.6 4.7 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.3 4.7 5.4 4.9 4.9 5.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,189 1,113 1,213 1,297 1,233 1,242 1,273 1,216 1,215 1,250 1,214 1,198 1,225

Participation rate

31.2 29.2 31.8 33.9 32.2 32.4 33.1 31.6 31.5 32.4 31.4 30.9 31.6

Employed

976 927 1,001 1,090 1,049 1,071 1,099 1,061 1,046 1,070 1,018 1,012 1,037

Employment-population ratio

25.6 24.3 26.2 28.5 27.4 27.9 28.6 27.6 27.1 27.7 26.3 26.2 26.8

Unemployed

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

Unemployment rate

17.9 16.7 17.4 16.0 14.9 13.8 13.7 12.8 13.9 14.4 16.1 15.5 15.4


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: January 05, 2018