HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity,
sex, and age
2011 2012 2013 2014
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

193,591 192,693 193,006 193,375 193,743 193,861 194,147 194,491 194,831 195,030 195,312 195,655 195,994

Civilian labor force

124,646 123,695 123,710 123,547 123,775 123,603 123,670 123,409 122,970 123,564 123,236 123,186 123,246

Participation rate

64.4 64.2 64.1 63.9 63.9 63.8 63.7 63.5 63.1 63.4 63.1 63.0 62.9

Employed

115,047 114,565 114,587 114,689 115,242 115,148 115,430 115,520 115,435 116,467 116,674 116,757 117,264

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.5 59.4 59.3 59.5 59.4 59.5 59.4 59.2 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.8

Unemployed

9,599 9,130 9,123 8,858 8,533 8,456 8,240 7,888 7,535 7,097 6,563 6,429 5,981

Unemployment rate

7.7 7.4 7.4 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.3 5.2 4.9

Not in labor force

68,945 68,998 69,296 69,828 69,968 70,257 70,478 71,082 71,862 71,465 72,075 72,469 72,749

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,306 64,518 64,497 64,470 64,665 64,662 64,634 64,464 64,263 64,564 64,381 64,407 64,322

Participation rate

73.8 73.8 73.6 73.4 73.4 73.3 73.1 72.8 72.4 72.6 72.3 72.1 71.9

Employed

60,489 60,067 60,047 60,145 60,523 60,563 60,550 60,468 60,477 61,109 61,188 61,384 61,482

Employment-population ratio

68.4 68.7 68.5 68.4 68.7 68.7 68.5 68.3 68.1 68.7 68.7 68.8 68.7

Unemployed

4,817 4,451 4,451 4,324 4,142 4,099 4,084 3,996 3,787 3,455 3,193 3,024 2,840

Unemployment rate

7.4 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.2 5.9 5.4 5.0 4.7 4.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,604 54,523 54,516 54,416 54,452 54,274 54,370 54,384 54,171 54,543 54,416 54,301 54,420

Participation rate

59.1 58.9 58.8 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.3 58.2 57.9 58.2 58.0 57.8 57.8

Employed

50,846 50,854 50,862 50,889 51,049 50,945 51,196 51,382 51,276 51,707 51,814 51,706 51,970

Employment-population ratio

55.1 55.0 54.9 54.8 54.9 54.7 54.9 55.0 54.8 55.2 55.2 55.0 55.2

Unemployed

3,758 3,669 3,654 3,527 3,403 3,329 3,174 3,002 2,895 2,837 2,602 2,595 2,450

Unemployment rate

6.9 6.7 6.7 6.5 6.2 6.1 5.8 5.5 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,735 4,654 4,696 4,661 4,658 4,668 4,666 4,561 4,535 4,457 4,439 4,477 4,503

Participation rate

37.1 36.6 37.0 36.9 37.0 37.2 37.3 36.5 36.5 35.9 35.8 36.2 36.5

Employed

3,712 3,643 3,678 3,654 3,670 3,640 3,684 3,671 3,683 3,651 3,672 3,668 3,812

Employment-population ratio

29.1 28.6 29.0 28.9 29.1 29.0 29.4 29.4 29.6 29.4 29.6 29.7 30.9

Unemployed

1,023 1,011 1,018 1,007 988 1,028 982 890 853 806 768 810 691

Unemployment rate

21.6 21.7 21.7 21.6 21.2 22.0 21.0 19.5 18.8 18.1 17.3 18.1 15.4

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

29,258 29,760 29,855 29,954 30,060 30,222 30,322 30,426 30,535 30,685 30,788 30,894 31,005

Civilian labor force

18,023 18,309 18,371 18,381 18,524 18,614 18,651 18,583 18,465 18,704 18,763 18,984 19,039

Participation rate

61.6 61.5 61.5 61.4 61.6 61.6 61.5 61.1 60.5 61.0 60.9 61.4 61.4

Employed

15,273 15,767 15,855 15,834 15,965 16,089 16,142 16,201 16,172 16,442 16,664 16,835 16,987

Employment-population ratio

52.2 53.0 53.1 52.9 53.1 53.2 53.2 53.2 53.0 53.6 54.1 54.5 54.8

Unemployed

2,750 2,543 2,516 2,547 2,559 2,526 2,509 2,382 2,293 2,261 2,099 2,149 2,052

Unemployment rate

15.3 13.9 13.7 13.9 13.8 13.6 13.5 12.8 12.4 12.1 11.2 11.3 10.8

Not in labor force

11,235 11,450 11,484 11,573 11,537 11,608 11,671 11,843 12,069 11,981 12,025 11,910 11,966

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,216 8,250 8,254 8,224 8,299 8,429 8,386 8,399 8,333 8,465 8,524 8,684 8,661

Participation rate

68.7 68.2 67.9 67.3 67.6 68.1 67.4 67.2 66.3 66.8 67.0 68.0 67.5

Employed

6,908 7,110 7,091 7,055 7,163 7,338 7,286 7,282 7,314 7,429 7,583 7,727 7,709

Employment-population ratio

57.7 58.8 58.3 57.7 58.3 59.3 58.6 58.3 58.2 58.7 59.6 60.5 60.0

Unemployed

1,307 1,139 1,163 1,169 1,136 1,090 1,101 1,116 1,019 1,036 941 957 952

Unemployment rate

15.9 13.8 14.1 14.2 13.7 12.9 13.1 13.3 12.2 12.2 11.0 11.0 11.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,152 9,370 9,415 9,418 9,523 9,463 9,539 9,448 9,461 9,595 9,558 9,628 9,643

Participation rate

62.2 62.5 62.6 62.4 62.8 62.0 62.3 61.5 61.3 61.9 61.5 61.7 61.5

Employed

7,970 8,226 8,323 8,315 8,387 8,306 8,436 8,462 8,425 8,596 8,629 8,654 8,773

Employment-population ratio

54.1 54.9 55.3 55.1 55.3 54.5 55.1 55.1 54.6 55.5 55.5 55.4 56.0

Unemployed

1,182 1,144 1,092 1,103 1,136 1,157 1,103 986 1,036 999 929 974 871

Unemployment rate

12.9 12.2 11.6 11.7 11.9 12.2 11.6 10.4 10.9 10.4 9.7 10.1 9.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

656 689 702 739 701 723 725 736 671 643 680 672 734

Participation rate

25.5 25.8 26.4 28.1 26.9 27.9 28.2 28.8 26.5 25.5 27.1 26.9 29.5

Employed

395 430 440 464 415 444 420 457 432 417 452 454 505

Employment-population ratio

15.4 16.1 16.6 17.6 15.9 17.1 16.3 17.9 17.0 16.5 18.0 18.2 20.2

Unemployed

261 259 262 275 286 279 305 279 239 226 228 218 230

Unemployment rate

39.8 37.6 37.3 37.2 40.8 38.6 42.1 37.9 35.6 35.1 33.6 32.4 31.3

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

34,806 36,383 36,627 36,881 37,145 37,168 37,395 37,630 37,876 38,052 38,277 38,513 38,759

Civilian labor force

23,233 24,200 24,451 24,444 24,469 24,548 24,757 24,934 24,845 25,164 25,247 25,415 25,655

Participation rate

66.8 66.5 66.8 66.3 65.9 66.0 66.2 66.3 65.6 66.1 66.0 66.0 66.2

Employed

20,640 21,624 21,827 21,993 22,066 22,210 22,515 22,651 22,683 23,125 23,327 23,555 23,961

Employment-population ratio

59.3 59.4 59.6 59.6 59.4 59.8 60.2 60.2 59.9 60.8 60.9 61.2 61.8

Unemployed

2,593 2,575 2,623 2,451 2,402 2,338 2,242 2,283 2,162 2,039 1,919 1,860 1,694

Unemployment rate

11.2 10.6 10.7 10.0 9.8 9.5 9.1 9.2 8.7 8.1 7.6 7.3 6.6

Not in labor force

11,573 12,183 12,176 12,436 12,676 12,621 12,638 12,696 13,030 12,887 13,031 13,098 13,105

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white and black or African American) 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: January 09, 2015