HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-11. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex, age, and race
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Total White Black or African
American
Asian
2nd
2014
2nd
2015
2nd
2014
2nd
2015
2nd
2014
2nd
2015
2nd
2014
2nd
2015

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

247,625 250,461 195,312 196,678 30,788 31,327 13,806 14,374

Civilian labor force

155,894 157,519 123,448 123,901 18,795 19,455 8,761 9,102

Participation rate

63.0 62.9 63.2 63.0 61.0 62.1 63.5 63.3

Employed

146,423 149,194 116,983 118,232 16,728 17,589 8,291 8,734

Unemployed

9,472 8,325 6,465 5,669 2,066 1,865 470 369

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.3 5.2 4.6 11.0 9.6 5.4 4.0

Not in labor force

91,731 92,942 71,864 72,777 11,993 11,872 5,046 5,272

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,583 120,930 95,415 96,050 13,969 14,238 6,435 6,729

Civilian labor force

82,892 83,946 66,747 67,264 8,861 9,220 4,673 4,815

Participation rate

69.3 69.4 70.0 70.0 63.4 64.8 72.6 71.5

Employed

77,749 79,457 63,191 64,162 7,812 8,278 4,389 4,607

Unemployed

5,144 4,489 3,557 3,103 1,049 943 284 207

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.3 5.3 4.6 11.8 10.2 6.1 4.3

Not in labor force

36,691 36,984 28,668 28,785 5,109 5,018 1,762 1,914

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

111,128 112,501 89,089 89,766 12,720 13,002 6,026 6,313

Civilian labor force

80,017 80,949 64,465 64,856 8,527 8,888 4,572 4,722

Participation rate

72.0 72.0 72.4 72.3 67.0 68.4 75.9 74.8

Employed

75,512 77,067 61,379 62,195 7,596 8,049 4,301 4,534

Unemployed

4,505 3,882 3,086 2,661 931 839 271 188

Unemployment rate

5.6 4.8 4.8 4.1 10.9 9.4 5.9 4.0

Not in labor force

31,111 31,553 24,624 24,909 4,193 4,113 1,454 1,591

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

128,042 129,531 99,896 100,628 16,818 17,089 7,371 7,645

Civilian labor force

73,002 73,572 56,700 56,636 9,934 10,234 4,087 4,288

Participation rate

57.0 56.8 56.8 56.3 59.1 59.9 55.5 56.1

Employed

68,674 69,737 53,792 54,071 8,916 9,312 3,901 4,126

Unemployed

4,328 3,836 2,908 2,566 1,018 922 186 161

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.2 5.1 4.5 10.2 9.0 4.6 3.8

Not in labor force

55,040 55,959 43,196 43,992 6,885 6,855 3,284 3,357

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,853 121,344 93,837 94,587 15,554 15,834 6,936 7,202

Civilian labor force

70,057 70,607 54,384 54,340 9,564 9,832 3,996 4,192

Participation rate

58.5 58.2 58.0 57.4 61.5 62.1 57.6 58.2

Employed

66,290 67,267 51,850 52,088 8,670 9,037 3,828 4,049

Unemployed

3,767 3,340 2,534 2,252 894 795 169 143

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.7 4.7 4.1 9.3 8.1 4.2 3.4

Not in labor force

49,797 50,738 39,453 40,248 5,990 6,003 2,940 3,010

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,644 16,616 12,386 12,325 2,513 2,491 845 859

Civilian labor force

5,821 5,964 4,599 4,705 703 734 193 188

Participation rate

35.0 35.9 37.1 38.2 28.0 29.5 22.8 21.9

Employed

4,621 4,860 3,754 3,949 462 503 162 151

Unemployed

1,200 1,103 845 756 241 231 31 38

Unemployment rate

20.6 18.5 18.4 16.1 34.3 31.5 16.0 20.1

Not in labor force

10,823 10,652 7,787 7,620 1,810 1,756 652 671

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. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: July 02, 2015