Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category July
2014
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015
Change from:
June
2015-
July
2015

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

248,023 250,455 250,663 250,876 213

Civilian labor force

156,048 157,469 157,037 157,106 69

Participation rate

62.9 62.9 62.6 62.6 0.0

Employed

146,401 148,795 148,739 148,840 101

Employment-population ratio

59.0 59.4 59.3 59.3 0.0

Unemployed

9,648 8,674 8,299 8,266 -33

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.5 5.3 5.3 0.0

Not in labor force

91,975 92,986 93,626 93,770 144

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

6.2 5.5 5.3 5.3 0.0

Adult men (20 years and over)

5.7 5.0 4.8 4.8 0.0

Adult women (20 years and over)

5.7 5.0 4.8 4.9 0.1

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

20.0 17.9 18.1 16.2 -1.9

White

5.3 4.7 4.6 4.6 0.0

Black or African American

11.4 10.2 9.5 9.1 -0.4

Asian

4.2 4.1 3.8 4.0 0.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

7.6 6.7 6.6 6.8 0.2

Total, 25 years and over

5.0 4.5 4.2 4.3 0.1

Less than a high school diploma

9.6 8.6 8.2 8.3 0.1

High school graduates, no college

6.1 5.8 5.4 5.5 0.1

Some college or associate degree

5.4 4.4 4.2 4.4 0.2

Bachelor's degree and higher

3.1 2.7 2.5 2.6 0.1

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,830 4,267 4,088 4,143 55

Job leavers

857 829 773 843 70

Reentrants

2,860 2,615 2,516 2,447 -69

New entrants

1,080 971 933 826 -107

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,583 2,418 2,355 2,488 133

5 to 14 weeks

2,435 2,532 2,364 2,257 -107

15 to 26 weeks

1,423 1,293 1,393 1,188 -205

27 weeks and over

3,166 2,502 2,121 2,180 59

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

7,433 6,652 6,505 6,325 -180

Slack work or business conditions

4,612 3,891 3,915 3,828 -87

Could only find part-time work

2,505 2,390 2,216 2,213 -3

Part time for noneconomic reasons

19,650 19,961 20,480 19,891 -589

Persons not in the labor force (not seasonally adjusted)

Marginally attached to the labor force

2,178 1,862 1,914 1,927 -

Discouraged workers

741 563 653 668 -

- Over-the-month changes are not displayed for not seasonally adjusted data.
NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2015