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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-15. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity
Total Men, 20 years and
over
Women, 20 years and
over
Both sexes, 16 to 19
years
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

259,896 261,103 117,330 118,003 125,991 126,648 16,574 16,451

Civilian labor force

155,830 160,379 80,379 82,275 70,790 72,378 4,661 5,727

Participation rate

60.0 61.4 68.5 69.7 56.2 57.1 28.1 34.8

Employed

133,326 151,160 70,041 77,447 60,124 68,605 3,161 5,108

Employment-population ratio

51.3 57.9 59.7 65.6 47.7 54.2 19.1 31.1

Unemployed

22,504 9,220 10,338 4,828 10,666 3,773 1,500 618

Unemployment rate

14.4 5.7 12.9 5.9 15.1 5.2 32.2 10.8

Not in labor force

104,066 100,723 36,951 35,728 55,202 54,271 11,913 10,725

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

201,082 201,687 92,165 92,512 96,756 97,104 12,161 12,070

Civilian labor force

120,795 123,638 63,595 64,600 53,581 54,576 3,620 4,462

Participation rate

60.1 61.3 69.0 69.8 55.4 56.2 29.8 37.0

Employed

104,083 117,458 55,863 61,269 45,735 52,147 2,485 4,043

Employment-population ratio

51.8 58.2 60.6 66.2 47.3 53.7 20.4 33.5

Unemployed

16,713 6,180 7,732 3,331 7,846 2,429 1,135 420

Unemployment rate

13.8 5.0 12.2 5.2 14.6 4.5 31.3 9.4

Not in labor force

80,287 78,049 28,570 27,913 43,175 42,529 8,541 7,608

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

33,267 33,551 14,012 14,176 16,830 16,986 2,424 2,390

Civilian labor force

19,425 20,488 8,856 9,450 9,997 10,315 573 723

Participation rate

58.4 61.1 63.2 66.7 59.4 60.7 23.6 30.2

Employed

16,248 18,555 7,431 8,478 8,413 9,487 405 591

Employment-population ratio

48.8 55.3 53.0 59.8 50.0 55.9 16.7 24.7

Unemployed

3,177 1,932 1,425 973 1,584 828 168 132

Unemployment rate

16.4 9.4 16.1 10.3 15.8 8.0 29.4 18.2

Not in labor force

13,841 13,064 5,156 4,726 6,834 6,671 1,851 1,667

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,363 16,532 7,190 7,258 8,239 8,325 934 949

Civilian labor force

9,893 10,294 5,152 5,360 4,597 4,747 145 187

Participation rate

60.5 62.3 71.6 73.9 55.8 57.0 15.5 19.7

Employed

8,476 9,722 4,497 5,092 3,881 4,468 97 163

Employment-population ratio

51.8 58.8 62.5 70.2 47.1 53.7 10.4 17.1

Unemployed

1,418 571 655 268 715 279 47 24

Unemployment rate

14.3 5.6 12.7 5.0 15.6 5.9 32.8 12.9

Not in labor force

6,470 6,238 2,039 1,898 3,642 3,578 789 762

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,975 44,719 19,854 20,207 20,117 20,478 4,004 4,035

Civilian labor force

27,752 29,110 15,319 16,094 11,341 11,768 1,092 1,249

Participation rate

63.1 65.1 77.2 79.6 56.4 57.5 27.3 31.0

Employed

22,625 26,922 12,817 14,928 9,090 10,923 719 1,071

Employment-population ratio

51.5 60.2 64.6 73.9 45.2 53.3 18.0 26.5

Unemployed

5,126 2,189 2,502 1,166 2,251 845 373 178

Unemployment rate

18.5 7.5 16.3 7.2 19.8 7.2 34.2 14.3

Not in labor force

16,223 15,609 4,535 4,113 8,776 8,710 2,912 2,786

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: May 07, 2021