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
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

254,588 257,272 114,538 115,921 123,296 124,579 16,754 16,771

Civilian labor force

159,817 161,280 82,019 83,225 72,181 72,573 5,618 5,482

Participation rate

62.8 62.7 71.6 71.8 58.5 58.3 33.5 32.7

Employed

153,262 155,348 78,922 80,242 69,474 70,266 4,866 4,840

Employment-population ratio

60.2 60.4 68.9 69.2 56.3 56.4 29.0 28.9

Unemployed

6,555 5,932 3,096 2,983 2,707 2,307 752 642

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.2 13.4 11.7

Not in labor force

94,771 95,992 32,519 32,697 51,116 52,006 11,136 11,290

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

198,685 199,950 90,808 91,516 95,532 96,104 12,345 12,329

Civilian labor force

124,676 125,488 65,263 65,988 55,066 55,210 4,346 4,290

Participation rate

62.8 62.8 71.9 72.1 57.6 57.4 35.2 34.8

Employed

120,214 121,358 63,103 63,848 53,269 53,641 3,842 3,868

Employment-population ratio

60.5 60.7 69.5 69.8 55.8 55.8 31.1 31.4

Unemployed

4,462 4,130 2,160 2,140 1,798 1,568 504 421

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.3 2.8 11.6 9.8

Not in labor force

74,009 74,462 25,545 25,527 40,465 40,895 7,999 8,040

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

32,161 32,672 13,420 13,677 16,229 16,493 2,513 2,503

Civilian labor force

20,046 20,172 9,135 9,248 10,185 10,239 726 685

Participation rate

62.3 61.7 68.1 67.6 62.8 62.1 28.9 27.4

Employed

18,577 18,953 8,505 8,681 9,530 9,764 542 508

Employment-population ratio

57.8 58.0 63.4 63.5 58.7 59.2 21.6 20.3

Unemployed

1,469 1,219 630 567 655 475 184 177

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.0 6.9 6.1 6.4 4.6 25.3 25.8

Not in labor force

12,116 12,500 4,285 4,429 6,044 6,254 1,787 1,818

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,389 15,933 6,763 6,956 7,744 8,002 882 975

Civilian labor force

9,749 10,034 5,014 5,237 4,546 4,612 189 185

Participation rate

63.4 63.0 74.1 75.3 58.7 57.6 21.5 19.0

Employed

9,448 9,765 4,866 5,115 4,416 4,469 165 181

Employment-population ratio

61.4 61.3 72.0 73.5 57.0 55.9 18.8 18.5

Unemployed

301 269 148 122 129 142 24 4

Unemployment rate

3.1 2.7 2.9 2.3 2.8 3.1 12.6 2.4

Not in labor force

5,640 5,898 1,749 1,718 3,198 3,390 693 790

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,162 42,507 18,532 19,184 18,801 19,400 3,829 3,923

Civilian labor force

27,155 28,193 14,890 15,517 11,098 11,437 1,166 1,239

Participation rate

66.0 66.3 80.3 80.9 59.0 59.0 30.4 31.6

Employed

25,897 26,970 14,331 14,949 10,538 10,929 1,028 1,091

Employment-population ratio

62.9 63.4 77.3 77.9 56.1 56.3 26.8 27.8

Unemployed

1,258 1,223 559 568 561 508 138 148

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.3 3.8 3.7 5.1 4.4 11.9 11.9

Not in labor force

14,007 14,314 3,642 3,667 7,702 7,963 2,663 2,684

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: May 04, 2018