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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

198,745 198,845 198,453 198,525 198,604 198,685 198,775 198,872 198,974 199,082 199,191 199,298 199,386

Civilian labor force

124,578 124,616 124,675 124,856 125,046 124,925 124,481 124,890 124,968 125,037 125,393 124,731 125,020

Participation rate

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

Employed

119,370 119,263 119,311 119,740 120,180 120,142 119,896 120,091 120,262 120,209 120,753 120,408 120,511

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

5,208 5,354 5,364 5,116 4,866 4,783 4,585 4,799 4,706 4,828 4,641 4,324 4,509

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.3 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6

Not in labor force

74,168 74,229 73,778 73,669 73,557 73,760 74,294 73,982 74,006 74,046 73,797 74,567 74,366

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,124 65,146 65,345 65,362 65,219 65,306 65,217 65,225 65,141 65,262 65,339 65,216 65,327

Participation rate

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

Employed

62,608 62,476 62,730 62,877 62,850 63,053 62,999 62,886 62,904 62,961 63,143 63,121 63,252

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,516 2,669 2,615 2,485 2,369 2,253 2,218 2,339 2,238 2,301 2,196 2,095 2,075

Unemployment rate

3.9 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.2

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,808 54,872 54,798 54,988 55,153 54,983 54,785 55,015 55,393 55,282 55,476 55,009 55,129

Participation rate

57.4 57.4 57.4 57.6 57.8 57.6 57.3 57.5 57.9 57.7 57.9 57.4 57.5

Employed

52,783 52,813 52,646 52,949 53,211 53,049 52,927 53,100 53,420 53,286 53,551 53,318 53,368

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,026 2,059 2,152 2,039 1,942 1,935 1,858 1,915 1,973 1,996 1,925 1,691 1,761

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.1 3.2

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,645 4,599 4,531 4,505 4,674 4,635 4,479 4,650 4,433 4,492 4,578 4,506 4,564

Participation rate

37.6 37.2 36.7 36.5 37.9 37.5 36.3 37.7 35.9 36.4 37.1 36.5 37.0

Employed

3,979 3,974 3,934 3,913 4,119 4,040 3,970 4,105 3,938 3,962 4,058 3,968 3,891

Employment-population ratio

32.2 32.2 31.9 31.7 33.4 32.7 32.2 33.3 31.9 32.1 32.9 32.2 31.5

Unemployed

666 625 597 592 555 595 508 545 495 530 520 538 673

Unemployment rate

14.3 13.6 13.2 13.1 11.9 12.8 11.4 11.7 11.2 11.8 11.4 11.9 14.8


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

32,068 32,105 32,063 32,095 32,128 32,161 32,193 32,226 32,260 32,296 32,333 32,370 32,404

Civilian labor force

19,856 19,844 19,993 19,998 20,002 20,110 20,075 20,002 20,096 20,092 20,232 20,144 20,168

Participation rate

61.9 61.8 62.4 62.3 62.3 62.5 62.4 62.1 62.3 62.2 62.6 62.2 62.2

Employed

18,262 18,292 18,445 18,378 18,409 18,514 18,560 18,576 18,617 18,544 18,819 18,636 18,694

Employment-population ratio

56.9 57.0 57.5 57.3 57.3 57.6 57.7 57.6 57.7 57.4 58.2 57.6 57.7

Unemployed

1,594 1,552 1,548 1,620 1,593 1,597 1,515 1,426 1,479 1,548 1,413 1,508 1,474

Unemployment rate

8.0 7.8 7.7 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.5 7.1 7.4 7.7 7.0 7.5 7.3

Not in labor force

12,212 12,261 12,070 12,097 12,126 12,051 12,118 12,224 12,163 12,204 12,101 12,225 12,236

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,018 9,056 9,106 9,081 9,132 9,169 9,063 9,084 9,163 9,205 9,279 9,225 9,221

Participation rate

67.5 67.7 68.1 67.8 68.1 68.3 67.5 67.5 68.0 68.2 68.7 68.2 68.1

Employed

8,328 8,366 8,437 8,369 8,384 8,496 8,475 8,510 8,522 8,487 8,654 8,530 8,538

Employment-population ratio

62.3 62.5 63.1 62.5 62.6 63.3 63.1 63.3 63.3 62.9 64.1 63.1 63.0

Unemployed

691 690 669 713 747 673 588 574 641 718 625 694 683

Unemployment rate

7.7 7.6 7.3 7.8 8.2 7.3 6.5 6.3 7.0 7.8 6.7 7.5 7.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,135 10,094 10,124 10,162 10,173 10,168 10,224 10,143 10,170 10,127 10,149 10,200 10,210

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,418 9,410 9,450 9,438 9,497 9,470 9,513 9,455 9,511 9,474 9,541 9,542 9,607

Employment-population ratio

58.2 58.1 58.4 58.3 58.6 58.4 58.6 58.1 58.4 58.1 58.5 58.4 58.8

Unemployed

716 683 673 724 676 698 712 689 660 653 608 657 603

Unemployment rate

7.1 6.8 6.7 7.1 6.6 6.9 7.0 6.8 6.5 6.4 6.0 6.4 5.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

703 694 764 754 697 773 787 774 763 760 804 720 737

Participation rate

27.9 27.6 30.4 30.0 27.7 30.8 31.3 30.8 30.4 30.3 32.0 28.7 29.4

Employed

516 515 558 571 528 547 572 611 585 583 624 564 549

Employment-population ratio

20.5 20.5 22.2 22.7 21.0 21.8 22.8 24.3 23.3 23.2 24.9 22.5 21.9

Unemployed

187 178 205 183 169 226 215 163 178 178 180 156 188

Unemployment rate

26.6 25.7 26.9 24.3 24.3 29.3 27.3 21.1 23.3 23.4 22.4 21.7 25.5


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

15,323 15,433 15,157 15,228 15,285 15,389 15,433 15,367 15,290 15,341 15,483 15,466 15,370

Civilian labor force

9,634 9,678 9,641 9,709 9,635 9,761 9,826 9,792 9,789 9,886 10,005 9,871 9,696

Participation rate

62.9 62.7 63.6 63.8 63.0 63.4 63.7 63.7 64.0 64.4 64.6 63.8 63.1

Employed

9,342 9,423 9,281 9,377 9,318 9,446 9,471 9,443 9,418 9,489 9,638 9,569 9,402

Employment-population ratio

61.0 61.1 61.2 61.6 61.0 61.4 61.4 61.4 61.6 61.9 62.3 61.9 61.2

Unemployed

292 256 360 332 317 316 356 350 370 397 366 302 294

Unemployment rate

3.0 2.6 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.0

Not in labor force

5,690 5,755 5,517 5,519 5,650 5,628 5,607 5,575 5,502 5,455 5,478 5,594 5,673


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

41,102 41,190 40,922 41,003 41,081 41,162 41,241 41,323 41,404 41,492 41,579 41,665 41,751

Civilian labor force

26,990 27,079 27,044 27,251 27,387 27,241 27,239 27,290 27,487 27,322 27,633 27,323 27,409

Participation rate

65.7 65.7 66.1 66.5 66.7 66.2 66.0 66.0 66.4 65.8 66.5 65.6 65.6

Employed

25,448 25,486 25,453 25,727 25,986 25,832 25,833 25,974 26,078 25,914 26,229 26,002 26,110

Employment-population ratio

61.9 61.9 62.2 62.7 63.3 62.8 62.6 62.9 63.0 62.5 63.1 62.4 62.5

Unemployed

1,541 1,594 1,590 1,523 1,402 1,410 1,405 1,315 1,409 1,408 1,404 1,321 1,299

Unemployment rate

5.7 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.8 5.1 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.7

Not in labor force

14,113 14,111 13,879 13,753 13,694 13,921 14,003 14,034 13,917 14,170 13,946 14,342 14,342

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,881 14,821 14,898 14,938 14,957 14,927 14,936 14,976 15,085 15,017 15,119 14,958 14,968

Participation rate

80.3 79.8 80.9 80.9 80.9 80.5 80.4 80.5 80.9 80.4 80.8 79.7 79.6

Employed

14,113 14,102 14,187 14,253 14,291 14,297 14,304 14,414 14,425 14,298 14,507 14,379 14,400

Employment-population ratio

76.2 75.9 77.0 77.2 77.3 77.1 77.0 77.5 77.4 76.5 77.5 76.6 76.6

Unemployed

768 720 711 685 666 630 632 562 660 719 612 579 568

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.4 4.8 4.0 3.9 3.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,971 11,083 11,028 11,119 11,127 11,086 11,062 11,030 11,176 11,091 11,256 11,158 11,237

Participation rate

58.5 58.9 59.0 59.4 59.3 59.0 58.7 58.4 59.1 58.5 59.2 58.6 58.9

Employed

10,411 10,424 10,336 10,494 10,600 10,493 10,461 10,451 10,580 10,570 10,643 10,612 10,691

Employment-population ratio

55.5 55.4 55.3 56.0 56.5 55.8 55.5 55.4 55.9 55.8 56.0 55.7 56.0

Unemployed

560 659 692 625 527 593 601 579 596 521 613 545 546

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.9 6.3 5.6 4.7 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.7 5.4 4.9 4.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,138 1,175 1,117 1,193 1,304 1,228 1,240 1,284 1,227 1,214 1,258 1,207 1,203

Participation rate

29.9 30.8 29.3 31.3 34.1 32.1 32.3 33.4 31.9 31.5 32.6 31.2 31.1

Employed

924 960 930 980 1,095 1,042 1,068 1,110 1,073 1,046 1,078 1,011 1,018

Employment-population ratio

24.3 25.2 24.4 25.7 28.6 27.2 27.8 28.9 27.9 27.1 27.9 26.1 26.3

Unemployed

214 215 187 214 209 186 172 174 154 169 179 196 185

Unemployment rate

18.8 18.3 16.7 17.9 16.0 15.2 13.9 13.6 12.5 13.9 14.3 16.3 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: December 08, 2017