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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

198,509 198,633 198,745 198,845 198,453 198,525 198,604 198,685 198,775 198,872 198,974 199,082 199,191

Civilian labor force

124,826 124,700 124,578 124,616 124,675 124,856 125,046 124,925 124,481 124,890 124,968 125,037 125,393

Participation rate

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

Employed

119,391 119,310 119,370 119,263 119,311 119,740 120,180 120,142 119,896 120,091 120,262 120,209 120,753

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

5,435 5,391 5,208 5,354 5,364 5,116 4,866 4,783 4,585 4,799 4,706 4,828 4,641

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.7

Not in labor force

73,683 73,932 74,168 74,229 73,778 73,669 73,557 73,760 74,294 73,982 74,006 74,046 73,797

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,283 65,259 65,124 65,146 65,345 65,362 65,219 65,306 65,217 65,225 65,141 65,262 65,339

Participation rate

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

Employed

62,589 62,592 62,608 62,476 62,730 62,877 62,850 63,053 62,999 62,886 62,904 62,961 63,143

Employment-population ratio

69.0 68.9 68.9 68.7 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.4 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.3

Unemployed

2,693 2,668 2,516 2,669 2,615 2,485 2,369 2,253 2,218 2,339 2,238 2,301 2,196

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,871 54,852 54,808 54,872 54,798 54,988 55,153 54,983 54,785 55,015 55,393 55,282 55,476

Participation rate

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

Employed

52,799 52,774 52,783 52,813 52,646 52,949 53,211 53,049 52,927 53,100 53,420 53,286 53,551

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,072 2,078 2,026 2,059 2,152 2,039 1,942 1,935 1,858 1,915 1,973 1,996 1,925

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,672 4,589 4,645 4,599 4,531 4,505 4,674 4,635 4,479 4,650 4,433 4,492 4,578

Participation rate

37.8 37.2 37.6 37.2 36.7 36.5 37.9 37.5 36.3 37.7 35.9 36.4 37.1

Employed

4,002 3,944 3,979 3,974 3,934 3,913 4,119 4,040 3,970 4,105 3,938 3,962 4,058

Employment-population ratio

32.4 31.9 32.2 32.2 31.9 31.7 33.4 32.7 32.2 33.3 31.9 32.1 32.9

Unemployed

670 645 666 625 597 592 555 595 508 545 495 530 520

Unemployment rate

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


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

31,987 32,028 32,068 32,105 32,063 32,095 32,128 32,161 32,193 32,226 32,260 32,296 32,333

Civilian labor force

19,826 19,801 19,856 19,844 19,993 19,998 20,002 20,110 20,075 20,002 20,096 20,092 20,232

Participation rate

62.0 61.8 61.9 61.8 62.4 62.3 62.3 62.5 62.4 62.1 62.3 62.2 62.6

Employed

18,181 18,104 18,262 18,292 18,445 18,378 18,409 18,514 18,560 18,576 18,617 18,544 18,819

Employment-population ratio

56.8 56.5 56.9 57.0 57.5 57.3 57.3 57.6 57.7 57.6 57.7 57.4 58.2

Unemployed

1,646 1,696 1,594 1,552 1,548 1,620 1,593 1,597 1,515 1,426 1,479 1,548 1,413

Unemployment rate

8.3 8.6 8.0 7.8 7.7 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.5 7.1 7.4 7.7 7.0

Not in labor force

12,161 12,228 12,212 12,261 12,070 12,097 12,126 12,051 12,118 12,224 12,163 12,204 12,101

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,000 9,011 9,018 9,056 9,106 9,081 9,132 9,169 9,063 9,084 9,163 9,205 9,279

Participation rate

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

Employed

8,264 8,223 8,328 8,366 8,437 8,369 8,384 8,496 8,475 8,510 8,522 8,487 8,654

Employment-population ratio

62.0 61.6 62.3 62.5 63.1 62.5 62.6 63.3 63.1 63.3 63.3 62.9 64.1

Unemployed

736 789 691 690 669 713 747 673 588 574 641 718 625

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,074 10,079 10,135 10,094 10,124 10,162 10,173 10,168 10,224 10,143 10,170 10,127 10,149

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,370 9,367 9,418 9,410 9,450 9,438 9,497 9,470 9,513 9,455 9,511 9,474 9,541

Employment-population ratio

58.0 57.9 58.2 58.1 58.4 58.3 58.6 58.4 58.6 58.1 58.4 58.1 58.5

Unemployed

703 712 716 683 673 724 676 698 712 689 660 653 608

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

752 710 703 694 764 754 697 773 787 774 763 760 804

Participation rate

29.9 28.2 27.9 27.6 30.4 30.0 27.7 30.8 31.3 30.8 30.4 30.3 32.0

Employed

546 515 516 515 558 571 528 547 572 611 585 583 624

Employment-population ratio

21.7 20.5 20.5 20.5 22.2 22.7 21.0 21.8 22.8 24.3 23.3 23.2 24.9

Unemployed

206 196 187 178 205 183 169 226 215 163 178 178 180

Unemployment rate

27.4 27.5 26.6 25.7 26.9 24.3 24.3 29.3 27.3 21.1 23.3 23.4 22.4


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

15,310 15,344 15,323 15,433 15,157 15,228 15,285 15,389 15,433 15,367 15,290 15,341 15,483

Civilian labor force

9,760 9,797 9,634 9,678 9,641 9,709 9,635 9,761 9,826 9,792 9,789 9,886 10,005

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,381 9,462 9,342 9,423 9,281 9,377 9,318 9,446 9,471 9,443 9,418 9,489 9,638

Employment-population ratio

61.3 61.7 61.0 61.1 61.2 61.6 61.0 61.4 61.4 61.4 61.6 61.9 62.3

Unemployed

379 334 292 256 360 332 317 316 356 350 370 397 366

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.4 3.0 2.6 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.0 3.7

Not in labor force

5,550 5,547 5,690 5,755 5,517 5,519 5,650 5,628 5,607 5,575 5,502 5,455 5,478


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

40,919 41,011 41,102 41,190 40,922 41,003 41,081 41,162 41,241 41,323 41,404 41,492 41,579

Civilian labor force

27,063 26,931 26,990 27,079 27,044 27,251 27,387 27,241 27,239 27,290 27,487 27,322 27,633

Participation rate

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

Employed

25,331 25,389 25,448 25,486 25,453 25,727 25,986 25,832 25,833 25,974 26,078 25,914 26,229

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,732 1,542 1,541 1,594 1,590 1,523 1,402 1,410 1,405 1,315 1,409 1,408 1,404

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.7 5.7 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.8 5.1 5.2 5.1

Not in labor force

13,856 14,080 14,113 14,111 13,879 13,753 13,694 13,921 14,003 14,034 13,917 14,170 13,946

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,833 14,861 14,881 14,821 14,898 14,938 14,957 14,927 14,936 14,976 15,085 15,017 15,119

Participation rate

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

Employed

14,035 14,118 14,113 14,102 14,187 14,253 14,291 14,297 14,304 14,414 14,425 14,298 14,507

Employment-population ratio

76.1 76.4 76.2 75.9 77.0 77.2 77.3 77.1 77.0 77.5 77.4 76.5 77.5

Unemployed

798 743 768 720 711 685 666 630 632 562 660 719 612

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.0 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.4 4.8 4.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,001 10,912 10,971 11,083 11,028 11,119 11,127 11,086 11,062 11,030 11,176 11,091 11,256

Participation rate

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

Employed

10,296 10,314 10,411 10,424 10,336 10,494 10,600 10,493 10,461 10,451 10,580 10,570 10,643

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

705 598 560 659 692 625 527 593 601 579 596 521 613

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.5 5.1 5.9 6.3 5.6 4.7 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.7 5.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,229 1,158 1,138 1,175 1,117 1,193 1,304 1,228 1,240 1,284 1,227 1,214 1,258

Participation rate

32.4 30.5 29.9 30.8 29.3 31.3 34.1 32.1 32.3 33.4 31.9 31.5 32.6

Employed

1,000 958 924 960 930 980 1,095 1,042 1,068 1,110 1,073 1,046 1,078

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

229 200 214 215 187 214 209 186 172 174 154 169 179

Unemployment rate

18.6 17.3 18.8 18.3 16.7 17.9 16.0 15.2 13.9 13.6 12.5 13.9 14.3


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: October 06, 2017