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.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

254,082 256,780 114,297 115,669 123,052 124,328 16,734 16,783

Civilian labor force

158,676 160,037 81,551 82,431 71,663 72,095 5,462 5,511

Participation rate

62.5 62.3 71.4 71.3 58.2 58.0 32.6 32.8

Employed

150,527 152,848 77,483 78,761 68,423 69,378 4,620 4,709

Employment-population ratio

59.2 59.5 67.8 68.1 55.6 55.8 27.6 28.1

Unemployed

8,149 7,189 4,068 3,670 3,240 2,717 842 802

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.5 5.0 4.5 4.5 3.8 15.4 14.6

Not in labor force

95,406 96,743 32,746 33,238 51,389 52,234 11,272 11,271

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

198,453 199,738 90,694 91,398 95,422 95,997 12,336 12,343

Civilian labor force

123,921 124,547 64,905 65,344 54,844 54,873 4,171 4,330

Participation rate

62.4 62.4 71.6 71.5 57.5 57.2 33.8 35.1

Employed

118,097 119,640 61,910 62,743 52,582 53,129 3,604 3,768

Employment-population ratio

59.5 59.9 68.3 68.6 55.1 55.3 29.2 30.5

Unemployed

5,824 4,907 2,995 2,601 2,262 1,744 567 562

Unemployment rate

4.7 3.9 4.6 4.0 4.1 3.2 13.6 13.0

Not in labor force

74,532 75,191 25,789 26,054 40,578 41,124 8,165 8,013

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

32,063 32,575 13,371 13,625 16,179 16,440 2,513 2,510

Civilian labor force

19,830 20,109 9,028 9,196 10,105 10,210 698 703

Participation rate

61.8 61.7 67.5 67.5 62.5 62.1 27.8 28.0

Employed

18,262 18,507 8,318 8,457 9,431 9,518 512 532

Employment-population ratio

57.0 56.8 62.2 62.1 58.3 57.9 20.4 21.2

Unemployed

1,569 1,602 710 739 673 692 186 171

Unemployment rate

7.9 8.0 7.9 8.0 6.7 6.8 26.7 24.3

Not in labor force

12,232 12,466 4,343 4,429 6,074 6,230 1,815 1,807

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,157 15,731 6,667 6,890 7,607 7,907 883 934

Civilian labor force

9,617 9,855 5,031 5,149 4,366 4,538 221 167

Participation rate

63.5 62.6 75.4 74.7 57.4 57.4 25.0 17.9

Employed

9,250 9,548 4,845 4,993 4,208 4,390 197 164

Employment-population ratio

61.0 60.7 72.7 72.5 55.3 55.5 22.3 17.6

Unemployed

367 307 186 156 158 148 24 3

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.1 3.7 3.0 3.6 3.3 10.7 1.7

Not in labor force

5,540 5,876 1,637 1,741 3,241 3,368 662 767

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,922 42,249 18,425 19,063 18,687 19,278 3,810 3,907

Civilian labor force

26,927 27,713 14,837 15,281 11,022 11,243 1,068 1,189

Participation rate

65.8 65.6 80.5 80.2 59.0 58.3 28.0 30.4

Employed

25,146 26,114 13,966 14,448 10,290 10,683 890 982

Employment-population ratio

61.4 61.8 75.8 75.8 55.1 55.4 23.4 25.1

Unemployed

1,781 1,599 872 833 732 560 178 207

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.8 5.9 5.4 6.6 5.0 16.6 17.4

Not in labor force

13,995 14,536 3,588 3,782 7,666 8,035 2,742 2,718

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 02, 2018