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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

198,633 198,745 198,845 198,453 198,525 198,604 198,685 198,775 198,872 198,974 199,082 199,191 199,298

Civilian labor force

124,700 124,578 124,616 124,675 124,856 125,046 124,925 124,481 124,890 124,968 125,037 125,393 124,731

Participation rate

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

Employed

119,310 119,370 119,263 119,311 119,740 120,180 120,142 119,896 120,091 120,262 120,209 120,753 120,408

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

5,391 5,208 5,354 5,364 5,116 4,866 4,783 4,585 4,799 4,706 4,828 4,641 4,324

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

73,932 74,168 74,229 73,778 73,669 73,557 73,760 74,294 73,982 74,006 74,046 73,797 74,567

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,259 65,124 65,146 65,345 65,362 65,219 65,306 65,217 65,225 65,141 65,262 65,339 65,216

Participation rate

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

Employed

62,592 62,608 62,476 62,730 62,877 62,850 63,053 62,999 62,886 62,904 62,961 63,143 63,121

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,668 2,516 2,669 2,615 2,485 2,369 2,253 2,218 2,339 2,238 2,301 2,196 2,095

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,852 54,808 54,872 54,798 54,988 55,153 54,983 54,785 55,015 55,393 55,282 55,476 55,009

Participation rate

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

Employed

52,774 52,783 52,813 52,646 52,949 53,211 53,049 52,927 53,100 53,420 53,286 53,551 53,318

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,078 2,026 2,059 2,152 2,039 1,942 1,935 1,858 1,915 1,973 1,996 1,925 1,691

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,589 4,645 4,599 4,531 4,505 4,674 4,635 4,479 4,650 4,433 4,492 4,578 4,506

Participation rate

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

Employed

3,944 3,979 3,974 3,934 3,913 4,119 4,040 3,970 4,105 3,938 3,962 4,058 3,968

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

645 666 625 597 592 555 595 508 545 495 530 520 538

Unemployment rate

14.1 14.3 13.6 13.2 13.1 11.9 12.8 11.4 11.7 11.2 11.8 11.4 11.9


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

32,028 32,068 32,105 32,063 32,095 32,128 32,161 32,193 32,226 32,260 32,296 32,333 32,370

Civilian labor force

19,801 19,856 19,844 19,993 19,998 20,002 20,110 20,075 20,002 20,096 20,092 20,232 20,144

Participation rate

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

Employed

18,104 18,262 18,292 18,445 18,378 18,409 18,514 18,560 18,576 18,617 18,544 18,819 18,636

Employment-population ratio

56.5 56.9 57.0 57.5 57.3 57.3 57.6 57.7 57.6 57.7 57.4 58.2 57.6

Unemployed

1,696 1,594 1,552 1,548 1,620 1,593 1,597 1,515 1,426 1,479 1,548 1,413 1,508

Unemployment rate

8.6 8.0 7.8 7.7 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.5 7.1 7.4 7.7 7.0 7.5

Not in labor force

12,228 12,212 12,261 12,070 12,097 12,126 12,051 12,118 12,224 12,163 12,204 12,101 12,225

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,011 9,018 9,056 9,106 9,081 9,132 9,169 9,063 9,084 9,163 9,205 9,279 9,225

Participation rate

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

Employed

8,223 8,328 8,366 8,437 8,369 8,384 8,496 8,475 8,510 8,522 8,487 8,654 8,530

Employment-population ratio

61.6 62.3 62.5 63.1 62.5 62.6 63.3 63.1 63.3 63.3 62.9 64.1 63.1

Unemployed

789 691 690 669 713 747 673 588 574 641 718 625 694

Unemployment rate

8.8 7.7 7.6 7.3 7.8 8.2 7.3 6.5 6.3 7.0 7.8 6.7 7.5

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,079 10,135 10,094 10,124 10,162 10,173 10,168 10,224 10,143 10,170 10,127 10,149 10,200

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,367 9,418 9,410 9,450 9,438 9,497 9,470 9,513 9,455 9,511 9,474 9,541 9,542

Employment-population ratio

57.9 58.2 58.1 58.4 58.3 58.6 58.4 58.6 58.1 58.4 58.1 58.5 58.4

Unemployed

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

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

710 703 694 764 754 697 773 787 774 763 760 804 720

Participation rate

28.2 27.9 27.6 30.4 30.0 27.7 30.8 31.3 30.8 30.4 30.3 32.0 28.7

Employed

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

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

196 187 178 205 183 169 226 215 163 178 178 180 156

Unemployment rate

27.5 26.6 25.7 26.9 24.3 24.3 29.3 27.3 21.1 23.3 23.4 22.4 21.7


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

15,344 15,323 15,433 15,157 15,228 15,285 15,389 15,433 15,367 15,290 15,341 15,483 15,466

Civilian labor force

9,797 9,634 9,678 9,641 9,709 9,635 9,761 9,826 9,792 9,789 9,886 10,005 9,871

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,462 9,342 9,423 9,281 9,377 9,318 9,446 9,471 9,443 9,418 9,489 9,638 9,569

Employment-population ratio

61.7 61.0 61.1 61.2 61.6 61.0 61.4 61.4 61.4 61.6 61.9 62.3 61.9

Unemployed

334 292 256 360 332 317 316 356 350 370 397 366 302

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

5,547 5,690 5,755 5,517 5,519 5,650 5,628 5,607 5,575 5,502 5,455 5,478 5,594


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

41,011 41,102 41,190 40,922 41,003 41,081 41,162 41,241 41,323 41,404 41,492 41,579 41,665

Civilian labor force

26,931 26,990 27,079 27,044 27,251 27,387 27,241 27,239 27,290 27,487 27,322 27,633 27,323

Participation rate

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

Employed

25,389 25,448 25,486 25,453 25,727 25,986 25,832 25,833 25,974 26,078 25,914 26,229 26,002

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,542 1,541 1,594 1,590 1,523 1,402 1,410 1,405 1,315 1,409 1,408 1,404 1,321

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

14,080 14,113 14,111 13,879 13,753 13,694 13,921 14,003 14,034 13,917 14,170 13,946 14,342

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,861 14,881 14,821 14,898 14,938 14,957 14,927 14,936 14,976 15,085 15,017 15,119 14,958

Participation rate

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

Employed

14,118 14,113 14,102 14,187 14,253 14,291 14,297 14,304 14,414 14,425 14,298 14,507 14,379

Employment-population ratio

76.4 76.2 75.9 77.0 77.2 77.3 77.1 77.0 77.5 77.4 76.5 77.5 76.6

Unemployed

743 768 720 711 685 666 630 632 562 660 719 612 579

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.4 4.8 4.0 3.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,912 10,971 11,083 11,028 11,119 11,127 11,086 11,062 11,030 11,176 11,091 11,256 11,158

Participation rate

58.3 58.5 58.9 59.0 59.4 59.3 59.0 58.7 58.4 59.1 58.5 59.2 58.6

Employed

10,314 10,411 10,424 10,336 10,494 10,600 10,493 10,461 10,451 10,580 10,570 10,643 10,612

Employment-population ratio

55.1 55.5 55.4 55.3 56.0 56.5 55.8 55.5 55.4 55.9 55.8 56.0 55.7

Unemployed

598 560 659 692 625 527 593 601 579 596 521 613 545

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.1 5.9 6.3 5.6 4.7 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.7 5.4 4.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,158 1,138 1,175 1,117 1,193 1,304 1,228 1,240 1,284 1,227 1,214 1,258 1,207

Participation rate

30.5 29.9 30.8 29.3 31.3 34.1 32.1 32.3 33.4 31.9 31.5 32.6 31.2

Employed

958 924 960 930 980 1,095 1,042 1,068 1,110 1,073 1,046 1,078 1,011

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

200 214 215 187 214 209 186 172 174 154 169 179 196

Unemployment rate

17.3 18.8 18.3 16.7 17.9 16.0 15.2 13.9 13.6 12.5 13.9 14.3 16.3


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: November 03, 2017