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
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

252,768 254,414 113,653 114,455 122,433 123,212 16,682 16,747

Civilian labor force

158,854 159,912 81,659 81,924 71,700 72,354 5,496 5,634

Participation rate

62.8 62.9 71.8 71.6 58.6 58.7 32.9 33.6

Employed

150,738 152,628 77,639 78,172 68,451 69,559 4,648 4,897

Employment-population ratio

59.6 60.0 68.3 68.3 55.9 56.5 27.9 29.2

Unemployed

8,116 7,284 4,020 3,752 3,248 2,795 848 737

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.6 4.9 4.6 4.5 3.9 15.4 13.1

Not in labor force

93,914 94,502 31,995 32,531 50,733 50,858 11,186 11,113

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

197,809 198,604 90,368 90,768 95,109 95,493 12,333 12,342

Civilian labor force

124,663 124,804 65,175 65,125 55,192 55,297 4,296 4,383

Participation rate

63.0 62.8 72.1 71.7 58.0 57.9 34.8 35.5

Employed

119,137 119,831 62,355 62,548 53,087 53,413 3,695 3,869

Employment-population ratio

60.2 60.3 69.0 68.9 55.8 55.9 30.0 31.3

Unemployed

5,526 4,974 2,820 2,576 2,105 1,883 601 514

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.0 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.4 14.0 11.7

Not in labor force

73,146 73,799 25,193 25,644 39,917 40,197 8,036 7,958

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

31,753 32,128 13,214 13,403 16,037 16,212 2,503 2,513

Civilian labor force

19,421 19,898 8,871 9,116 9,842 10,143 708 639

Participation rate

61.2 61.9 67.1 68.0 61.4 62.6 28.3 25.4

Employed

17,670 18,296 8,063 8,313 9,062 9,483 546 500

Employment-population ratio

55.6 56.9 61.0 62.0 56.5 58.5 21.8 19.9

Unemployed

1,751 1,602 809 803 781 661 162 139

Unemployment rate

9.0 8.1 9.1 8.8 7.9 6.5 22.9 21.7

Not in labor force

12,332 12,229 4,342 4,287 6,194 6,068 1,795 1,874

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

14,911 15,285 6,514 6,664 7,550 7,709 847 912

Civilian labor force

9,478 9,668 4,972 4,960 4,344 4,491 163 218

Participation rate

63.6 63.3 76.3 74.4 57.5 58.3 19.2 23.9

Employed

9,112 9,358 4,810 4,800 4,149 4,369 153 190

Employment-population ratio

61.1 61.2 73.8 72.0 55.0 56.7 18.1 20.8

Unemployed

366 310 162 160 195 122 10 28

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.2 3.3 3.2 4.5 2.7 5.9 13.0

Not in labor force

5,433 5,616 1,542 1,704 3,207 3,218 684 694

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,386 41,081 18,206 18,496 18,427 18,762 3,752 3,823

Civilian labor force

26,709 27,354 14,759 14,929 10,836 11,165 1,115 1,260

Participation rate

66.1 66.6 81.1 80.7 58.8 59.5 29.7 33.0

Employed

25,183 25,929 13,995 14,217 10,226 10,631 962 1,081

Employment-population ratio

62.4 63.1 76.9 76.9 55.5 56.7 25.6 28.3

Unemployed

1,526 1,425 764 712 610 534 153 179

Unemployment rate

5.7 5.2 5.2 4.8 5.6 4.8 13.7 14.2

Not in labor force

13,677 13,727 3,447 3,567 7,592 7,598 2,638 2,562

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: April 07, 2017