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
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

254,540 255,949 114,506 115,212 123,285 123,975 16,749 16,762

Civilian labor force

159,451 160,466 81,751 82,257 72,109 72,673 5,591 5,536

Participation rate

62.6 62.7 71.4 71.4 58.5 58.6 33.4 33.0

Employed

152,385 154,180 78,405 79,349 69,203 70,163 4,778 4,668

Employment-population ratio

59.9 60.2 68.5 68.9 56.1 56.6 28.5 27.8

Unemployed

7,066 6,286 3,347 2,909 2,906 2,509 814 868

Unemployment rate

4.4 3.9 4.1 3.5 4.0 3.5 14.6 15.7

Not in labor force

95,089 95,483 32,755 32,954 51,176 51,302 11,158 11,226

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

198,745 199,386 90,839 91,169 95,556 95,882 12,351 12,335

Civilian labor force

124,549 124,966 65,096 65,297 55,065 55,365 4,388 4,304

Participation rate

62.7 62.7 71.7 71.6 57.6 57.7 35.5 34.9

Employed

119,680 120,749 62,716 63,327 53,168 53,729 3,796 3,693

Employment-population ratio

60.2 60.6 69.0 69.5 55.6 56.0 30.7 29.9

Unemployed

4,869 4,217 2,380 1,971 1,897 1,635 593 611

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.4 3.7 3.0 3.4 3.0 13.5 14.2

Not in labor force

74,197 74,420 25,744 25,871 40,491 40,518 7,962 8,031

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

32,068 32,404 13,363 13,543 16,188 16,352 2,517 2,509

Civilian labor force

19,916 20,218 9,009 9,210 10,226 10,310 681 698

Participation rate

62.1 62.4 67.4 68.0 63.2 63.1 27.0 27.8

Employed

18,361 18,779 8,355 8,552 9,496 9,703 510 524

Employment-population ratio

57.3 58.0 62.5 63.1 58.7 59.3 20.3 20.9

Unemployed

1,555 1,439 655 658 730 607 171 174

Unemployment rate

7.8 7.1 7.3 7.1 7.1 5.9 25.0 25.0

Not in labor force

12,152 12,186 4,354 4,334 5,962 6,042 1,836 1,811

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,323 15,370 6,763 6,816 7,684 7,733 876 821

Civilian labor force

9,584 9,633 5,045 5,015 4,356 4,427 183 190

Participation rate

62.5 62.7 74.6 73.6 56.7 57.3 20.9 23.1

Employed

9,292 9,343 4,886 4,867 4,234 4,305 173 170

Employment-population ratio

60.6 60.8 72.2 71.4 55.1 55.7 19.7 20.7

Unemployed

292 290 159 149 122 122 11 20

Unemployment rate

3.0 3.0 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.8 5.9 10.4

Not in labor force

5,739 5,737 1,718 1,800 3,328 3,305 693 631

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,102 41,751 18,530 18,799 18,764 19,081 3,809 3,870

Civilian labor force

27,066 27,479 14,932 14,999 11,035 11,314 1,099 1,166

Participation rate

65.8 65.8 80.6 79.8 58.8 59.3 28.8 30.1

Employed

25,540 26,196 14,162 14,432 10,476 10,769 902 995

Employment-population ratio

62.1 62.7 76.4 76.8 55.8 56.4 23.7 25.7

Unemployed

1,526 1,283 770 567 559 545 196 171

Unemployment rate

5.6 4.7 5.2 3.8 5.1 4.8 17.9 14.7

Not in labor force

14,037 14,272 3,598 3,800 7,728 7,767 2,710 2,704

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: December 08, 2017