HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-4. 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
2015 2016
Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

196,574 196,673 196,786 196,904 197,024 197,152 197,271 197,377 197,471 197,639 197,718 197,809 197,906

Civilian labor force

123,485 123,796 123,595 123,576 123,387 123,180 123,375 123,496 123,815 124,362 124,748 125,018 124,749

Participation rate

62.8 62.9 62.8 62.8 62.6 62.5 62.5 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.0

Employed

117,704 117,991 117,905 117,876 117,903 117,812 117,978 118,115 118,295 119,029 119,442 119,674 119,369

Employment-population ratio

59.9 60.0 59.9 59.9 59.8 59.8 59.8 59.8 59.9 60.2 60.4 60.5 60.3

Unemployed

5,780 5,805 5,690 5,700 5,485 5,368 5,396 5,381 5,520 5,333 5,306 5,345 5,380

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3

Not in labor force

73,089 72,877 73,191 73,328 73,637 73,973 73,896 73,881 73,656 73,277 72,970 72,791 73,157

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,741 64,754 64,696 64,770 64,599 64,541 64,563 64,503 64,691 65,002 65,304 65,296 65,178

Participation rate

72.2 72.1 72.0 72.1 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.6 71.7 72.0 72.3 72.3 72.1

Employed

61,912 62,009 62,000 62,022 61,944 61,874 61,921 61,884 61,988 62,482 62,787 62,739 62,600

Employment-population ratio

69.0 69.1 69.0 69.0 68.9 68.7 68.7 68.7 68.7 69.2 69.5 69.4 69.2

Unemployed

2,829 2,746 2,696 2,748 2,655 2,668 2,642 2,619 2,702 2,520 2,517 2,557 2,578

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,208 54,457 54,396 54,393 54,382 54,227 54,431 54,638 54,521 54,753 54,803 55,142 54,984

Participation rate

57.3 57.6 57.5 57.4 57.4 57.2 57.4 57.6 57.4 57.6 57.6 58.0 57.8

Employed

51,916 52,110 52,106 52,059 52,180 52,134 52,284 52,466 52,391 52,603 52,659 52,992 52,798

Employment-population ratio

54.9 55.1 55.1 55.0 55.1 55.0 55.1 55.3 55.2 55.4 55.4 55.7 55.5

Unemployed

2,292 2,347 2,289 2,334 2,202 2,093 2,147 2,172 2,130 2,150 2,144 2,149 2,185

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,535 4,585 4,504 4,413 4,406 4,411 4,381 4,355 4,603 4,607 4,641 4,580 4,587

Participation rate

36.8 37.2 36.6 35.8 35.8 35.8 35.6 35.4 37.4 37.4 37.7 37.1 37.2

Employed

3,876 3,872 3,799 3,795 3,779 3,804 3,773 3,765 3,916 3,944 3,995 3,942 3,970

Employment-population ratio

31.4 31.4 30.8 30.8 30.7 30.9 30.7 30.6 31.8 32.0 32.4 32.0 32.2

Unemployed

659 712 705 618 628 607 608 590 687 663 645 638 617

Unemployment rate

14.5 15.5 15.6 14.0 14.2 13.8 13.9 13.5 14.9 14.4 13.9 13.9 13.4


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

31,293 31,326 31,362 31,399 31,438 31,479 31,518 31,557 31,594 31,679 31,716 31,753 31,792

Civilian labor force

19,405 19,434 19,337 19,295 19,394 19,364 19,402 19,447 19,442 19,536 19,569 19,513 19,413

Participation rate

62.0 62.0 61.7 61.5 61.7 61.5 61.6 61.6 61.5 61.7 61.7 61.5 61.1

Employed

17,540 17,450 17,505 17,541 17,563 17,573 17,623 17,628 17,819 17,821 17,851 17,759 17,700

Employment-population ratio

56.1 55.7 55.8 55.9 55.9 55.8 55.9 55.9 56.4 56.3 56.3 55.9 55.7

Unemployed

1,864 1,984 1,831 1,754 1,831 1,791 1,779 1,819 1,623 1,716 1,718 1,754 1,713

Unemployment rate

9.6 10.2 9.5 9.1 9.4 9.2 9.2 9.4 8.3 8.8 8.8 9.0 8.8

Not in labor force

11,888 11,892 12,026 12,104 12,044 12,115 12,116 12,110 12,152 12,143 12,147 12,240 12,379

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,925 8,902 8,791 8,727 8,762 8,751 8,770 8,752 8,780 8,844 8,910 8,881 9,013

Participation rate

68.7 68.5 67.5 66.9 67.1 66.9 66.9 66.7 66.8 67.1 67.5 67.2 68.1

Employed

8,106 7,987 7,962 7,961 7,955 7,971 7,964 7,885 8,017 8,101 8,146 8,112 8,155

Employment-population ratio

62.4 61.4 61.1 61.1 60.9 60.9 60.8 60.1 61.0 61.5 61.7 61.4 61.6

Unemployed

819 915 829 765 807 780 806 867 763 743 764 768 858

Unemployment rate

9.2 10.3 9.4 8.8 9.2 8.9 9.2 9.9 8.7 8.4 8.6 8.7 9.5

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,800 9,822 9,830 9,869 9,936 9,892 9,956 10,009 9,928 9,970 9,938 9,868 9,667

Participation rate

62.0 62.0 62.0 62.2 62.5 62.2 62.5 62.8 62.2 62.3 62.0 61.5 60.2

Employed

8,941 8,967 9,055 9,079 9,129 9,107 9,154 9,218 9,241 9,179 9,152 9,076 9,003

Employment-population ratio

56.5 56.6 57.1 57.2 57.4 57.2 57.5 57.8 57.9 57.4 57.1 56.6 56.1

Unemployed

858 855 775 790 807 785 802 791 686 791 786 792 665

Unemployment rate

8.8 8.7 7.9 8.0 8.1 7.9 8.1 7.9 6.9 7.9 7.9 8.0 6.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

680 710 716 700 697 721 677 686 734 722 720 764 732

Participation rate

27.3 28.5 28.7 28.1 28.0 29.0 27.2 27.6 29.5 28.9 28.8 30.5 29.2

Employed

493 496 489 501 480 495 505 525 560 540 552 571 542

Employment-population ratio

19.8 19.9 19.6 20.1 19.3 19.9 20.3 21.1 22.5 21.7 22.1 22.8 21.6

Unemployed

187 215 227 199 217 226 172 161 174 182 168 193 190

Unemployment rate

27.5 30.2 31.7 28.5 31.2 31.3 25.4 23.5 23.7 25.2 23.3 25.3 26.0


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

14,290 14,403 14,430 14,540 14,558 14,508 14,440 14,476 14,553 14,816 14,974 14,911 14,853

Civilian labor force

9,038 9,159 9,067 9,111 9,110 9,042 8,955 9,132 9,168 9,192 9,426 9,411 9,448

Participation rate

63.3 63.6 62.8 62.7 62.6 62.3 62.0 63.1 63.0 62.0 62.9 63.1 63.6

Employed

8,645 8,785 8,721 8,749 8,789 8,711 8,637 8,778 8,805 8,856 9,070 9,038 9,090

Employment-population ratio

60.5 61.0 60.4 60.2 60.4 60.0 59.8 60.6 60.5 59.8 60.6 60.6 61.2

Unemployed

394 374 346 361 321 331 318 354 363 337 355 373 357

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.1 3.8 4.0 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.8

Not in labor force

5,251 5,244 5,364 5,429 5,448 5,466 5,485 5,344 5,385 5,623 5,548 5,500 5,406


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

39,405 39,483 39,566 39,648 39,737 39,828 39,916 40,005 40,090 40,215 40,302 40,386 40,474

Civilian labor force

26,156 26,132 26,121 26,142 26,076 26,074 26,200 26,225 26,270 26,451 26,642 26,782 26,595

Participation rate

66.4 66.2 66.0 65.9 65.6 65.5 65.6 65.6 65.5 65.8 66.1 66.3 65.7

Employed

24,348 24,377 24,393 24,372 24,347 24,410 24,535 24,543 24,614 24,893 25,193 25,289 24,960

Employment-population ratio

61.8 61.7 61.7 61.5 61.3 61.3 61.5 61.3 61.4 61.9 62.5 62.6 61.7

Unemployed

1,808 1,755 1,728 1,770 1,729 1,664 1,665 1,682 1,655 1,558 1,449 1,493 1,636

Unemployment rate

6.9 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.6 6.1

Not in labor force

13,248 13,351 13,444 13,506 13,661 13,754 13,716 13,780 13,821 13,764 13,660 13,604 13,878

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,476 14,470 14,397 14,458 14,357 14,471 14,464 14,377 14,454 14,590 14,705 14,799 14,685

Participation rate

81.5 81.3 80.7 80.9 80.1 80.6 80.4 79.7 79.9 80.5 80.9 81.3 80.5

Employed

13,611 13,613 13,549 13,595 13,595 13,676 13,723 13,601 13,659 13,878 14,018 14,085 13,949

Employment-population ratio

76.6 76.5 76.0 76.1 75.9 76.2 76.2 75.4 75.6 76.5 77.2 77.4 76.5

Unemployed

865 857 848 862 761 795 741 776 795 712 688 714 736

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.9 5.9 6.0 5.3 5.5 5.1 5.4 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.8 5.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,527 10,533 10,548 10,573 10,604 10,511 10,643 10,754 10,646 10,649 10,742 10,814 10,744

Participation rate

58.6 58.6 58.5 58.5 58.5 57.9 58.5 59.0 58.2 58.0 58.4 58.7 58.2

Employed

9,801 9,849 9,910 9,850 9,864 9,844 9,961 10,031 9,978 10,022 10,167 10,218 10,041

Employment-population ratio

54.6 54.8 55.0 54.5 54.5 54.2 54.7 55.0 54.6 54.6 55.3 55.5 54.4

Unemployed

727 684 638 722 740 667 682 723 668 627 576 596 703

Unemployment rate

6.9 6.5 6.1 6.8 7.0 6.3 6.4 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.5 6.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,154 1,129 1,177 1,112 1,116 1,093 1,093 1,095 1,170 1,212 1,194 1,168 1,166

Participation rate

31.2 30.5 31.8 30.0 30.1 29.4 29.4 29.4 31.3 32.5 31.9 31.1 31.0

Employed

937 915 935 927 888 889 851 912 977 994 1,008 986 969

Employment-population ratio

25.3 24.7 25.3 25.0 23.9 23.9 22.9 24.5 26.2 26.6 26.9 26.3 25.8

Unemployed

217 214 242 185 227 203 242 183 193 218 186 182 196

Unemployment rate

18.8 18.9 20.6 16.7 20.4 18.6 22.1 16.7 16.5 18.0 15.6 15.6 16.8


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

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. 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: May 06, 2016