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
1st
2015
1st
2016
1st
2015
1st
2016
1st
2015
1st
2016
1st
2015
1st
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

249,901 252,581 196,394 197,722 31,222 31,716 14,280 14,900

Civilian labor force

156,194 158,160 123,206 124,168 18,952 19,388 8,968 9,383

Participation rate

62.5 62.6 62.7 62.8 60.7 61.1 62.8 63.0

Employed

147,102 149,945 116,920 118,507 16,990 17,646 8,629 9,024

Unemployed

9,092 8,215 6,286 5,661 1,962 1,742 339 359

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.2 5.1 4.6 10.4 9.0 3.8 3.8

Not in labor force

93,707 94,421 73,188 73,554 12,270 12,328 5,312 5,517

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

120,648 122,018 95,902 96,608 14,186 14,438 6,680 6,948

Civilian labor force

83,040 83,932 66,653 67,062 8,971 9,153 4,782 4,969

Participation rate

68.8 68.8 69.5 69.4 63.2 63.4 71.6 71.5

Employed

77,859 79,364 63,004 63,838 7,926 8,259 4,586 4,792

Unemployed

5,181 4,568 3,649 3,223 1,045 894 196 177

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.4 5.5 4.8 11.6 9.8 4.1 3.6

Not in labor force

37,608 38,087 29,250 29,546 5,215 5,285 1,898 1,979

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

112,210 113,567 89,609 90,326 12,946 13,197 6,293 6,519

Civilian labor force

80,369 81,232 64,537 64,892 8,658 8,825 4,711 4,888

Participation rate

71.6 71.5 72.0 71.8 66.9 66.9 74.9 75.0

Employed

75,719 77,143 61,261 62,015 7,716 8,020 4,524 4,719

Unemployed

4,649 4,088 3,276 2,878 942 805 187 169

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.0 5.1 4.4 10.9 9.1 4.0 3.5

Not in labor force

31,841 32,336 25,072 25,434 4,288 4,372 1,582 1,631

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

129,253 130,562 100,492 101,115 17,037 17,278 7,600 7,952

Civilian labor force

73,154 74,228 56,554 57,106 9,981 10,235 4,185 4,414

Participation rate

56.6 56.9 56.3 56.5 58.6 59.2 55.1 55.5

Employed

69,243 70,582 53,916 54,669 9,064 9,387 4,043 4,232

Unemployed

3,911 3,646 2,638 2,437 917 848 142 182

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.9 4.7 4.3 9.2 8.3 3.4 4.1

Not in labor force

56,099 56,334 43,938 44,008 7,055 7,043 3,414 3,538

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,061 122,347 94,445 95,071 15,780 16,020 7,155 7,520

Civilian labor force

70,485 71,486 54,458 54,996 9,669 9,889 4,093 4,327

Participation rate

58.2 58.4 57.7 57.8 61.3 61.7 57.2 57.5

Employed

66,991 68,220 52,118 52,829 8,821 9,109 3,958 4,155

Unemployed

3,493 3,266 2,340 2,167 848 780 136 172

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.6 4.3 3.9 8.8 7.9 3.3 4.0

Not in labor force

50,576 50,861 39,987 40,075 6,110 6,131 3,061 3,193

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,630 16,666 12,340 12,325 2,497 2,499 833 861

Civilian labor force

5,340 5,442 4,212 4,280 624 674 164 168

Participation rate

32.1 32.7 34.1 34.7 25.0 27.0 19.7 19.6

Employed

4,391 4,582 3,541 3,663 453 517 148 150

Unemployed

949 860 671 616 172 157 16 18

Unemployment rate

17.8 15.8 15.9 14.4 27.5 23.2 9.8 10.8

Not in labor force

11,290 11,224 8,128 8,046 1,873 1,826 669 693

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: April 01, 2016