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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
2018 2019
Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

200,596 200,690 200,774 200,382 200,447 200,508 200,576 200,658 200,746 200,843 200,953 201,062 201,172

Civilian labor force

126,100 126,334 126,680 126,351 126,313 126,404 125,900 125,980 126,244 126,345 126,765 127,053 127,114

Participation rate

62.9 63.0 63.1 63.1 63.0 63.0 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.2

Employed

121,923 122,036 122,318 121,880 122,168 122,143 121,944 121,883 122,125 122,144 122,471 122,972 123,012

Employment-population ratio

60.8 60.8 60.9 60.8 60.9 60.9 60.8 60.7 60.8 60.8 60.9 61.2 61.1

Unemployed

4,177 4,299 4,362 4,471 4,144 4,261 3,957 4,097 4,119 4,201 4,293 4,081 4,102

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.2

Not in labor force

74,496 74,355 74,094 74,030 74,134 74,104 74,676 74,678 74,502 74,498 74,188 74,008 74,058

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,771 65,961 66,110 66,051 66,052 66,014 65,802 65,973 65,928 65,994 66,066 66,134 66,119

Participation rate

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

Employed

63,785 63,960 64,046 63,890 64,088 63,936 63,896 64,042 64,009 64,005 64,094 64,246 64,168

Employment-population ratio

69.4 69.6 69.6 69.6 69.8 69.6 69.6 69.7 69.6 69.6 69.6 69.7 69.6

Unemployed

1,986 2,000 2,064 2,161 1,964 2,078 1,906 1,931 1,919 1,989 1,972 1,888 1,951

Unemployment rate

3.0 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

55,778 55,819 55,995 55,740 55,814 55,806 55,671 55,526 55,704 55,663 56,063 56,356 56,394

Participation rate

57.8 57.9 58.0 57.8 57.9 57.9 57.7 57.5 57.7 57.6 58.0 58.3 58.3

Employed

54,062 54,023 54,226 53,959 54,151 54,140 54,133 53,869 53,993 53,988 54,286 54,707 54,750

Employment-population ratio

56.1 56.0 56.2 56.0 56.2 56.1 56.1 55.8 55.9 55.9 56.2 56.6 56.6

Unemployed

1,716 1,796 1,769 1,781 1,663 1,666 1,538 1,657 1,711 1,675 1,776 1,649 1,644

Unemployment rate

3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.0 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.2 2.9 2.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,551 4,554 4,575 4,560 4,447 4,585 4,427 4,482 4,612 4,687 4,636 4,563 4,601

Participation rate

37.0 37.0 37.2 37.2 36.3 37.4 36.1 36.6 37.7 38.3 37.9 37.3 37.6

Employed

4,076 4,052 4,047 4,031 3,929 4,067 3,915 3,972 4,123 4,151 4,091 4,019 4,093

Employment-population ratio

33.1 32.9 32.9 32.9 32.0 33.2 31.9 32.4 33.7 33.9 33.4 32.8 33.4

Unemployed

476 502 528 530 518 517 512 510 489 536 545 545 508

Unemployment rate

10.5 11.0 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.3 11.6 11.4 10.6 11.4 11.8 11.9 11.0


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

32,887 32,923 32,956 32,868 32,897 32,925 32,955 32,984 33,014 33,045 33,081 33,116 33,152

Civilian labor force

20,564 20,451 20,460 20,628 20,575 20,432 20,589 20,562 20,430 20,714 20,588 20,669 20,682

Participation rate

62.5 62.1 62.1 62.8 62.5 62.1 62.5 62.3 61.9 62.7 62.2 62.4 62.4

Employed

19,290 19,232 19,107 19,220 19,137 19,073 19,219 19,280 19,199 19,481 19,463 19,540 19,559

Employment-population ratio

58.7 58.4 58.0 58.5 58.2 57.9 58.3 58.5 58.2 59.0 58.8 59.0 59.0

Unemployed

1,274 1,219 1,353 1,408 1,437 1,359 1,370 1,282 1,231 1,233 1,125 1,129 1,123

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.0 6.6 6.8 7.0 6.7 6.7 6.2 6.0 6.0 5.5 5.5 5.4

Not in labor force

12,323 12,472 12,496 12,240 12,322 12,493 12,366 12,421 12,584 12,331 12,492 12,447 12,470

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,400 9,310 9,284 9,367 9,414 9,399 9,456 9,422 9,303 9,502 9,490 9,490 9,484

Participation rate

68.2 67.4 67.2 67.9 68.2 68.0 68.3 68.0 67.1 68.4 68.3 68.2 68.0

Employed

8,814 8,771 8,709 8,705 8,734 8,753 8,811 8,833 8,768 8,953 8,931 8,975 9,005

Employment-population ratio

63.9 63.5 63.0 63.1 63.3 63.3 63.7 63.8 63.2 64.5 64.2 64.5 64.6

Unemployed

586 539 575 662 680 646 645 589 535 549 559 515 480

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.8 6.2 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.3 5.8 5.8 5.9 5.4 5.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,327 10,303 10,359 10,419 10,366 10,316 10,411 10,469 10,396 10,421 10,379 10,460 10,471

Participation rate

62.2 62.0 62.2 62.8 62.4 62.0 62.5 62.8 62.3 62.4 62.1 62.5 62.5

Employed

9,825 9,789 9,749 9,847 9,822 9,777 9,859 9,934 9,846 9,877 9,926 9,978 9,967

Employment-population ratio

59.2 58.9 58.6 59.3 59.1 58.8 59.2 59.6 59.0 59.2 59.4 59.6 59.5

Unemployed

501 515 611 572 544 539 552 535 550 544 453 482 503

Unemployment rate

4.9 5.0 5.9 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.1 5.3 5.2 4.4 4.6 4.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

837 837 817 842 795 717 722 671 731 790 719 719 726

Participation rate

33.6 33.6 32.8 34.0 32.1 29.0 29.2 27.2 29.7 32.1 29.2 29.3 29.6

Employed

650 672 650 669 582 542 549 513 586 650 605 587 587

Employment-population ratio

26.1 27.0 26.1 27.0 23.5 21.9 22.2 20.8 23.8 26.4 24.6 23.9 23.9

Unemployed

187 165 167 173 213 174 173 158 145 140 113 132 139

Unemployment rate

22.4 19.7 20.5 20.6 26.8 24.3 24.0 23.5 19.9 17.7 15.7 18.3 19.2


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,030 16,096 16,138 16,034 16,055 16,245 16,290 16,361 16,557 16,399 16,433 16,400 16,399

Civilian labor force

10,280 10,334 10,262 10,298 10,369 10,402 10,180 10,304 10,526 10,449 10,524 10,519 10,721

Participation rate

64.1 64.2 63.6 64.2 64.6 64.0 62.5 63.0 63.6 63.7 64.0 64.1 65.4

Employed

9,956 10,050 9,929 9,978 10,045 10,082 9,957 10,046 10,303 10,160 10,225 10,260 10,416

Employment-population ratio

62.1 62.4 61.5 62.2 62.6 62.1 61.1 61.4 62.2 62.0 62.2 62.6 63.5

Unemployed

324 284 334 321 324 320 223 258 222 289 299 258 306

Unemployment rate

3.1 2.7 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.2 2.5 2.1 2.8 2.8 2.5 2.9

Not in labor force

5,750 5,762 5,876 5,736 5,686 5,843 6,110 6,058 6,032 5,950 5,909 5,881 5,678


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

43,054 43,146 43,234 43,044 43,127 43,205 43,289 43,370 43,453 43,537 43,630 43,722 43,814

Civilian labor force

28,513 28,820 28,963 28,985 28,724 28,929 28,546 28,689 28,855 28,896 29,082 29,287 29,486

Participation rate

66.2 66.8 67.0 67.3 66.6 67.0 65.9 66.2 66.4 66.4 66.7 67.0 67.3

Employed

27,266 27,524 27,701 27,579 27,480 27,566 27,348 27,493 27,602 27,581 27,866 28,152 28,282

Employment-population ratio

63.3 63.8 64.1 64.1 63.7 63.8 63.2 63.4 63.5 63.4 63.9 64.4 64.6

Unemployed

1,248 1,296 1,261 1,406 1,245 1,363 1,198 1,196 1,253 1,314 1,216 1,135 1,204

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.5 4.4 4.9 4.3 4.7 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.2 3.9 4.1

Not in labor force

14,541 14,326 14,271 14,060 14,403 14,277 14,743 14,681 14,599 14,642 14,548 14,435 14,328

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,448 15,595 15,651 15,699 15,675 15,832 15,611 15,731 15,659 15,651 15,718 15,791 15,841

Participation rate

79.5 80.1 80.2 80.8 80.5 81.2 79.9 80.4 79.8 79.6 79.8 80.0 80.1

Employed

14,854 15,063 15,107 15,066 15,117 15,187 15,028 15,188 15,093 15,017 15,186 15,320 15,307

Employment-population ratio

76.4 77.3 77.4 77.6 77.7 77.9 76.9 77.6 76.9 76.4 77.1 77.6 77.4

Unemployed

594 533 544 633 557 646 583 543 566 634 532 471 533

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.4 3.5 4.0 3.6 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.6 4.0 3.4 3.0 3.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,767 11,857 12,002 11,968 11,798 11,839 11,762 11,810 11,885 11,929 12,113 12,191 12,327

Participation rate

59.9 60.2 60.8 60.9 59.9 60.0 59.5 59.6 59.9 60.0 60.8 61.0 61.6

Employed

11,266 11,308 11,487 11,396 11,331 11,321 11,330 11,330 11,382 11,480 11,604 11,724 11,844

Employment-population ratio

57.3 57.4 58.2 58.0 57.5 57.4 57.3 57.2 57.3 57.7 58.2 58.7 59.2

Unemployed

501 550 515 572 466 518 432 480 503 449 509 467 483

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.6 4.3 4.8 4.0 4.4 3.7 4.1 4.2 3.8 4.2 3.8 3.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,298 1,367 1,310 1,318 1,252 1,257 1,172 1,149 1,310 1,316 1,251 1,305 1,318

Participation rate

32.8 34.5 33.0 33.3 31.6 31.7 29.5 28.9 32.9 33.0 31.3 32.6 32.9

Employed

1,145 1,154 1,107 1,117 1,031 1,058 989 975 1,126 1,084 1,076 1,108 1,130

Employment-population ratio

28.9 29.1 27.9 28.2 26.0 26.6 24.9 24.5 28.3 27.2 26.9 27.7 28.2

Unemployed

153 214 202 201 221 199 183 174 184 232 175 197 188

Unemployment rate

11.8 15.6 15.4 15.2 17.6 15.9 15.6 15.1 14.0 17.6 14.0 15.1 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: November 01, 2019