Table A-2. Employment status of the civilian population by race, sex, and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-2. Employment status of the civilian population by race, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population

194,373 195,416 195,537 194,373 195,117 195,210 195,310 195,416 195,537

Civilian labor force

124,807 124,241 124,477 123,636 123,763 123,111 123,287 123,379 123,314

Participation rate

64.2 63.6 63.7 63.6 63.4 63.1 63.1 63.1 63.1

Employed

116,321 117,383 117,509 115,537 116,581 116,601 116,669 116,778 116,757

Employment-population ratio

59.8 60.1 60.1 59.4 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.8 59.7

Unemployed

8,486 6,858 6,968 8,100 7,183 6,510 6,618 6,600 6,557

Unemployment rate

6.8 5.5 5.6 6.6 5.8 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.3

Not in labor force

69,565 71,175 71,060 70,736 71,353 72,099 72,022 72,037 72,222

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,906 64,697 64,794 64,575 64,724 64,445 64,343 64,435 64,430

Participation rate

73.3 72.6 72.6 73.0 72.7 72.4 72.2 72.3 72.2

Employed

60,995 61,652 61,833 60,526 61,282 61,182 61,129 61,291 61,361

Employment-population ratio

68.9 69.2 69.3 68.4 68.9 68.7 68.6 68.8 68.8

Unemployed

3,911 3,045 2,961 4,049 3,441 3,264 3,214 3,144 3,069

Unemployment rate

6.0 4.7 4.6 6.3 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,204 54,194 54,077 54,437 54,509 54,277 54,520 54,454 54,356

Participation rate

58.0 57.7 57.6 58.3 58.1 57.9 58.1 58.0 57.9

Employed

50,794 51,523 51,129 51,321 51,597 51,730 51,864 51,847 51,695

Employment-population ratio

54.4 54.9 54.4 55.0 55.0 55.2 55.3 55.2 55.0

Unemployed

3,410 2,671 2,948 3,117 2,911 2,547 2,656 2,606 2,661

Unemployment rate

6.3 4.9 5.5 5.7 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

5,698 5,350 5,606 4,624 4,531 4,389 4,425 4,490 4,529

Participation rate

45.6 43.2 45.3 37.0 36.5 35.4 35.7 36.3 36.6

Employed

4,532 4,208 4,547 3,690 3,701 3,690 3,676 3,640 3,701

Employment-population ratio

36.2 34.0 36.7 29.5 29.9 29.8 29.7 29.4 29.9

Unemployed

1,165 1,143 1,059 934 830 699 749 850 827

Unemployment rate

20.5 21.4 18.9 20.2 18.3 15.9 16.9 18.9 18.3

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,390 30,821 30,856 30,390 30,719 30,755 30,787 30,821 30,856

Civilian labor force

18,825 18,992 19,249 18,653 18,756 18,720 18,715 18,791 19,025

Participation rate

61.9 61.6 62.4 61.4 61.1 60.9 60.8 61.0 61.7

Employed

16,311 16,885 16,895 16,310 16,437 16,556 16,564 16,784 16,853

Employment-population ratio

53.7 54.8 54.8 53.7 53.5 53.8 53.8 54.5 54.6

Unemployed

2,513 2,107 2,355 2,343 2,319 2,164 2,151 2,007 2,172

Unemployment rate

13.4 11.1 12.2 12.6 12.4 11.6 11.5 10.7 11.4

Not in labor force

11,565 11,829 11,607 11,736 11,963 12,035 12,072 12,029 11,832

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,450 8,674 8,753 8,433 8,496 8,435 8,496 8,592 8,671

Participation rate

67.7 68.1 68.6 67.6 67.0 66.4 66.8 67.5 68.0

Employed

7,398 7,752 7,749 7,382 7,470 7,522 7,519 7,660 7,704

Employment-population ratio

59.3 60.9 60.7 59.2 58.9 59.2 59.1 60.1 60.4

Unemployed

1,052 922 1,003 1,051 1,026 913 977 932 967

Unemployment rate

12.4 10.6 11.5 12.5 12.1 10.8 11.5 10.9 11.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,444 9,563 9,696 9,487 9,614 9,583 9,521 9,566 9,720

Participation rate

61.5 61.4 62.2 61.8 62.0 61.7 61.2 61.4 62.3

Employed

8,382 8,670 8,639 8,493 8,554 8,590 8,564 8,702 8,736

Employment-population ratio

54.6 55.7 55.4 55.3 55.1 55.3 55.1 55.9 56.0

Unemployed

1,063 893 1,056 994 1,060 993 957 864 984

Unemployment rate

11.3 9.3 10.9 10.5 11.0 10.4 10.0 9.0 10.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

930 755 801 734 646 701 698 632 634

Participation rate

36.3 30.1 32.0 28.6 25.6 27.9 27.8 25.2 25.3

Employed

531 463 506 435 413 443 481 421 413

Employment-population ratio

20.7 18.4 20.2 17.0 16.4 17.6 19.1 16.8 16.5

Unemployed

399 292 295 298 233 258 217 211 221

Unemployment rate

42.9 38.7 36.8 40.7 36.1 36.8 31.1 33.4 34.9

ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,298 13,807 13,765 - - - - - -

Civilian labor force

8,641 8,746 8,717 - - - - - -

Participation rate

65.0 63.3 63.3 - - - - - -

Employed

8,153 8,301 8,329 - - - - - -

Employment-population ratio

61.3 60.1 60.5 - - - - - -

Unemployed

488 445 389 - - - - - -

Unemployment rate

5.7 5.1 4.5 - - - - - -

Not in labor force

4,657 5,061 5,047 - - - - - -

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

- Data not available.
NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups will not sum to totals shown in table A-1 because data are not presented for all races. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: August 01, 2014