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
2014
1st
2015
1st
2014
1st
2015
1st
2014
1st
2015
1st
2014
1st
2015

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

247,086 249,901 195,030 196,394 30,685 31,222 13,714 14,280

Civilian labor force

155,012 156,194 122,859 123,206 18,612 18,952 8,793 8,968

Participation rate

62.7 62.5 63.0 62.7 60.7 60.7 64.1 62.8

Employed

144,250 147,102 115,359 116,920 16,338 16,990 8,317 8,629

Unemployed

10,762 9,092 7,499 6,286 2,275 1,962 476 339

Unemployment rate

6.9 5.8 6.1 5.1 12.2 10.4 5.4 3.8

Not in labor force

92,074 93,707 72,171 73,188 12,073 12,270 4,921 5,312

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,306 120,648 95,264 95,902 13,918 14,186 6,418 6,680

Civilian labor force

82,115 83,040 66,219 66,653 8,711 8,971 4,667 4,782

Participation rate

68.8 68.8 69.5 69.5 62.6 63.2 72.7 71.6

Employed

76,019 77,859 61,907 63,004 7,500 7,926 4,391 4,586

Unemployed

6,096 5,181 4,312 3,649 1,211 1,045 275 196

Unemployment rate

7.4 6.2 6.5 5.5 13.9 11.6 5.9 4.1

Not in labor force

37,191 37,608 29,045 29,250 5,207 5,215 1,752 1,898

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

110,838 112,210 88,928 89,609 12,663 12,946 6,019 6,293

Civilian labor force

79,596 80,369 64,211 64,537 8,442 8,658 4,593 4,711

Participation rate

71.8 71.6 72.2 72.0 66.7 66.9 76.3 74.9

Employed

74,114 75,719 60,330 61,261 7,346 7,716 4,333 4,524

Unemployed

5,482 4,649 3,881 3,276 1,096 942 261 187

Unemployment rate

6.9 5.8 6.0 5.1 13.0 10.9 5.7 4.0

Not in labor force

31,243 31,841 24,717 25,072 4,221 4,288 1,426 1,582

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

127,780 129,253 99,766 100,492 16,767 17,037 7,296 7,600

Civilian labor force

72,897 73,154 56,640 56,554 9,901 9,981 4,126 4,185

Participation rate

57.0 56.6 56.8 56.3 59.1 58.6 56.6 55.1

Employed

68,231 69,243 53,452 53,916 8,838 9,064 3,925 4,043

Unemployed

4,666 3,911 3,188 2,638 1,063 917 201 142

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.3 5.6 4.7 10.7 9.2 4.9 3.4

Not in labor force

54,883 56,099 43,126 43,938 6,866 7,055 3,170 3,414

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,583 121,061 93,699 94,445 15,498 15,780 6,865 7,155

Civilian labor force

70,299 70,485 54,546 54,458 9,584 9,669 4,051 4,093

Participation rate

58.8 58.2 58.2 57.7 61.8 61.3 59.0 57.2

Employed

66,088 66,991 51,679 52,118 8,607 8,821 3,859 3,958

Unemployed

4,212 3,493 2,867 2,340 976 848 193 136

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.0 5.3 4.3 10.2 8.8 4.8 3.3

Not in labor force

49,284 50,576 39,153 39,987 5,915 6,110 2,814 3,061

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,664 16,630 12,403 12,340 2,524 2,497 830 833

Civilian labor force

5,117 5,340 4,101 4,212 587 624 148 164

Participation rate

30.7 32.1 33.1 34.1 23.2 25.0 17.9 19.7

Employed

4,048 4,391 3,351 3,541 384 453 125 148

Unemployed

1,068 949 751 671 203 172 23 16

Unemployment rate

20.9 17.8 18.3 15.9 34.5 27.5 15.4 9.8

Not in labor force

11,548 11,290 8,301 8,128 1,937 1,873 681 669

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 03, 2015