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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
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

260,742 261,766 117,763 118,337 126,429 126,982 16,551 16,447

Civilian labor force

160,073 161,392 82,248 82,865 72,129 72,784 5,695 5,743

Participation rate

61.4 61.7 69.8 70.0 57.1 57.3 34.4 34.9

Employed

147,796 154,026 76,468 79,230 66,547 69,699 4,781 5,097

Employment-population ratio

56.7 58.8 64.9 67.0 52.6 54.9 28.9 31.0

Unemployed

12,277 7,366 5,781 3,635 5,582 3,085 914 647

Unemployment rate

7.7 4.6 7.0 4.4 7.7 4.2 16.0 11.3

Not in labor force

100,670 100,373 35,515 35,472 54,299 54,198 10,856 10,704

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

201,515 202,057 92,396 92,704 96,982 97,293 12,136 12,060

Civilian labor force

124,095 124,134 64,919 64,939 54,696 54,690 4,481 4,505

Participation rate

61.6 61.4 70.3 70.0 56.4 56.2 36.9 37.4

Employed

115,603 119,154 60,904 62,471 50,917 52,666 3,782 4,016

Employment-population ratio

57.4 59.0 65.9 67.4 52.5 54.1 31.2 33.3

Unemployed

8,492 4,980 4,014 2,467 3,779 2,024 699 489

Unemployment rate

6.8 4.0 6.2 3.8 6.9 3.7 15.6 10.9

Not in labor force

77,420 77,923 27,477 27,765 42,287 42,603 7,655 7,555

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

33,420 33,673 14,094 14,238 16,915 17,050 2,410 2,386

Civilian labor force

19,907 20,588 9,133 9,394 10,102 10,451 672 743

Participation rate

59.6 61.1 64.8 66.0 59.7 61.3 27.9 31.1

Employed

17,609 19,063 8,031 8,696 9,026 9,725 552 642

Employment-population ratio

52.7 56.6 57.0 61.1 53.4 57.0 22.9 26.9

Unemployed

2,298 1,524 1,102 698 1,076 726 120 101

Unemployment rate

11.5 7.4 12.1 7.4 10.7 6.9 17.8 13.5

Not in labor force

13,513 13,086 4,961 4,844 6,813 6,599 1,738 1,643

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,668 16,540 7,300 7,345 8,393 8,303 975 893

Civilian labor force

10,507 10,683 5,413 5,533 4,880 4,964 214 186

Participation rate

63.0 64.6 74.1 75.3 58.1 59.8 22.0 20.8

Employed

9,581 10,245 4,971 5,281 4,416 4,794 194 170

Employment-population ratio

57.5 61.9 68.1 71.9 52.6 57.7 19.9 19.0

Unemployed

926 438 442 252 464 170 20 16

Unemployment rate

8.8 4.1 8.2 4.6 9.5 3.4 9.6 8.5

Not in labor force

6,162 5,857 1,887 1,811 3,514 3,338 760 707

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

44,388 45,083 20,046 20,375 20,314 20,646 4,028 4,062

Civilian labor force

28,771 29,577 15,833 16,369 11,602 11,938 1,336 1,270

Participation rate

64.8 65.6 79.0 80.3 57.1 57.8 33.2 31.3

Employed

25,897 27,813 14,529 15,488 10,326 11,277 1,042 1,048

Employment-population ratio

58.3 61.7 72.5 76.0 50.8 54.6 25.9 25.8

Unemployed

2,874 1,764 1,303 881 1,276 661 295 222

Unemployment rate

10.0 6.0 8.2 5.4 11.0 5.5 22.1 17.5

Not in labor force

15,617 15,506 4,213 4,006 8,712 8,708 2,692 2,792

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 08, 2021