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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
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2021
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2021
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2021
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2021

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

259,502 260,851 117,110 117,864 125,770 126,507 16,622 16,481

Civilian labor force

163,497 159,234 83,600 81,801 74,320 71,975 5,578 5,458

Participation rate

63.0 61.0 71.4 69.4 59.1 56.9 33.6 33.1

Employed

156,994 148,383 80,358 76,239 71,785 67,538 4,851 4,606

Employment-population ratio

60.5 56.9 68.6 64.7 57.1 53.4 29.2 27.9

Unemployed

6,504 10,851 3,241 5,562 2,535 4,437 727 852

Unemployment rate

4.0 6.8 3.9 6.8 3.4 6.2 13.0 15.6

Not in labor force

96,004 101,618 33,511 36,063 51,450 54,532 11,044 11,023

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

200,918 201,588 92,063 92,451 96,658 97,043 12,196 12,095

Civilian labor force

126,487 123,054 65,925 64,287 56,255 54,489 4,308 4,278

Participation rate

63.0 61.0 71.6 69.5 58.2 56.1 35.3 35.4

Employed

122,058 115,454 63,599 60,252 54,639 51,581 3,821 3,620

Employment-population ratio

60.8 57.3 69.1 65.2 56.5 53.2 31.3 29.9

Unemployed

4,429 7,601 2,326 4,035 1,616 2,908 487 657

Unemployment rate

3.5 6.2 3.5 6.3 2.9 5.3 11.3 15.4

Not in labor force

74,431 78,534 26,139 28,163 40,403 42,553 7,888 7,817

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

33,184 33,493 13,963 14,144 16,781 16,952 2,440 2,397

Civilian labor force

20,702 20,087 9,351 9,281 10,662 10,152 690 654

Participation rate

62.4 60.0 67.0 65.6 63.5 59.9 28.3 27.3

Employed

19,327 18,124 8,754 8,346 10,049 9,236 524 542

Employment-population ratio

58.2 54.1 62.7 59.0 59.9 54.5 21.5 22.6

Unemployed

1,375 1,963 597 935 613 915 166 113

Unemployment rate

6.6 9.8 6.4 10.1 5.7 9.0 24.0 17.2

Not in labor force

12,482 13,406 4,613 4,863 6,119 6,800 1,750 1,743

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,178 16,423 7,152 7,259 8,141 8,245 885 918

Civilian labor force

10,259 10,231 5,377 5,371 4,710 4,682 172 178

Participation rate

63.4 62.3 75.2 74.0 57.9 56.8 19.5 19.3

Employed

9,932 9,533 5,232 5,066 4,529 4,313 171 154

Employment-population ratio

61.4 58.0 73.2 69.8 55.6 52.3 19.4 16.7

Unemployed

327 698 145 305 181 369 1 24

Unemployment rate

3.2 6.8 2.7 5.7 3.8 7.9 0.5 13.4

Not in labor force

5,920 6,192 1,775 1,888 3,431 3,563 713 741

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,742 44,521 19,743 20,112 20,002 20,382 3,997 4,026

Civilian labor force

29,572 28,831 16,096 15,765 12,222 11,782 1,253 1,284

Participation rate

67.6 64.8 81.5 78.4 61.1 57.8 31.4 31.9

Employed

28,066 26,120 15,362 14,363 11,637 10,702 1,066 1,055

Employment-population ratio

64.2 58.7 77.8 71.4 58.2 52.5 26.7 26.2

Unemployed

1,506 2,710 734 1,402 585 1,079 187 229

Unemployment rate

5.1 9.4 4.6 8.9 4.8 9.2 14.9 17.8

Not in labor force

14,170 15,690 3,647 4,348 7,780 8,600 2,744 2,742

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: February 05, 2021