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
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

255,151 257,843 114,817 116,220 123,577 124,875 16,757 16,748

Civilian labor force

161,911 163,734 82,656 83,534 72,127 73,004 7,128 7,196

Participation rate

63.5 63.5 72.0 71.9 58.4 58.5 42.5 43.0

Employed

154,470 157,004 79,457 80,800 68,860 69,975 6,154 6,228

Employment-population ratio

60.5 60.9 69.2 69.5 55.7 56.0 36.7 37.2

Unemployed

7,441 6,730 3,199 2,734 3,267 3,028 974 967

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.1 3.9 3.3 4.5 4.1 13.7 13.4

Not in labor force

93,240 94,109 32,161 32,685 51,450 51,871 9,629 9,552

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

198,974 200,236 90,957 91,677 95,676 96,255 12,341 12,304

Civilian labor force

126,046 126,927 65,555 65,957 55,081 55,382 5,411 5,588

Participation rate

63.3 63.4 72.1 71.9 57.6 57.5 43.8 45.4

Employed

121,029 122,332 63,394 64,110 52,839 53,272 4,796 4,950

Employment-population ratio

60.8 61.1 69.7 69.9 55.2 55.3 38.9 40.2

Unemployed

5,017 4,595 2,161 1,847 2,242 2,110 615 638

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.6 3.3 2.8 4.1 3.8 11.4 11.4

Not in labor force

72,928 73,309 25,402 25,720 40,596 40,873 6,930 6,716

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

32,260 32,771 13,470 13,729 16,278 16,546 2,511 2,496

Civilian labor force

20,309 20,708 9,250 9,410 10,118 10,391 941 906

Participation rate

63.0 63.2 68.7 68.5 62.2 62.8 37.5 36.3

Employed

18,719 19,255 8,598 8,841 9,420 9,709 701 705

Employment-population ratio

58.0 58.8 63.8 64.4 57.9 58.7 27.9 28.2

Unemployed

1,590 1,453 652 570 698 682 239 201

Unemployment rate

7.8 7.0 7.0 6.1 6.9 6.6 25.4 22.2

Not in labor force

11,951 12,063 4,220 4,319 6,160 6,155 1,570 1,589

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,290 15,922 6,679 6,951 7,753 8,028 859 943

Civilian labor force

9,866 10,227 5,087 5,347 4,517 4,644 262 236

Participation rate

64.5 64.2 76.2 76.9 58.3 57.8 30.5 25.1

Employed

9,467 9,889 4,886 5,171 4,361 4,514 221 205

Employment-population ratio

61.9 62.1 73.1 74.4 56.3 56.2 25.7 21.7

Unemployed

398 338 201 176 156 130 41 32

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.3 4.0 3.3 3.5 2.8 15.7 13.4

Not in labor force

5,424 5,695 1,592 1,604 3,236 3,384 597 707

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,404 42,767 18,641 19,305 18,916 19,523 3,847 3,939

Civilian labor force

27,677 28,701 15,146 15,578 11,121 11,630 1,410 1,494

Participation rate

66.8 67.1 81.2 80.7 58.8 59.6 36.7 37.9

Employed

26,204 27,380 14,537 15,141 10,486 11,038 1,182 1,200

Employment-population ratio

63.3 64.0 78.0 78.4 55.4 56.5 30.7 30.5

Unemployed

1,473 1,322 609 436 635 592 229 294

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.6 4.0 2.8 5.7 5.1 16.2 19.7

Not in labor force

13,727 14,066 3,495 3,727 7,795 7,893 2,437 2,446

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: August 03, 2018