Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category July
2015
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
Change from:
June
2016-
July
2016

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

250,876 253,174 253,397 253,620 223

Civilian labor force

157,115 158,466 158,880 159,287 407

Participation rate

62.6 62.6 62.7 62.8 0.1

Employed

148,866 151,030 151,097 151,517 420

Employment-population ratio

59.3 59.7 59.6 59.7 0.1

Unemployed

8,249 7,436 7,783 7,770 -13

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.7 4.9 4.9 0.0

Not in labor force

93,761 94,708 94,517 94,333 -184

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

5.3 4.7 4.9 4.9 0.0

Adult men (20 years and over)

4.8 4.3 4.5 4.6 0.1

Adult women (20 years and over)

4.9 4.2 4.5 4.3 -0.2

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

16.3 16.0 16.0 15.6 -0.4

White

4.6 4.1 4.4 4.3 -0.1

Black or African American

9.1 8.2 8.6 8.4 -0.2

Asian

4.0 4.1 3.5 3.8 0.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

6.8 5.6 5.8 5.4 -0.4

Total, 25 years and over

4.3 3.8 4.0 4.0 0.0

Less than a high school diploma

8.2 7.1 7.5 6.3 -1.2

High school graduates, no college

5.5 5.1 5.0 5.0 0.0

Some college or associate degree

4.4 3.9 4.2 4.3 0.1

Bachelor's degree and higher

2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 0.0

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,116 3,573 3,776 3,739 -37

Job leavers

844 796 828 824 -4

Reentrants

2,441 2,209 2,268 2,298 30

New entrants

827 865 902 826 -76

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,471 2,207 2,418 2,160 -258

5 to 14 weeks

2,249 2,239 2,140 2,266 126

15 to 26 weeks

1,182 1,173 1,129 1,150 21

27 weeks and over

2,190 1,885 1,979 2,020 41

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

6,300 6,430 5,843 5,940 97

Slack work or business conditions

3,791 3,890 3,443 3,642 199

Could only find part-time work

2,212 2,086 2,062 1,981 -81

Part time for noneconomic reasons

19,863 20,606 20,505 20,717 212

Persons not in the labor force (not seasonally adjusted)

Marginally attached to the labor force

1,927 1,713 1,779 1,950 -

Discouraged workers

668 538 502 591 -

- 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 05, 2016