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
2013 2014
Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

193,946 194,041 194,147 194,254 194,373 194,489 194,610 194,734 194,833 194,927 194,944 195,029 195,117

Civilian labor force

123,426 123,544 123,794 123,752 123,636 123,327 123,123 122,621 123,050 122,879 123,500 123,641 123,763

Participation rate

63.6 63.7 63.8 63.7 63.6 63.4 63.3 63.0 63.2 63.0 63.4 63.4 63.4

Employed

115,137 115,338 115,570 115,557 115,537 115,463 115,374 114,901 115,514 115,623 116,409 116,447 116,581

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.4 59.5 59.5 59.4 59.4 59.3 59.0 59.3 59.3 59.7 59.7 59.7

Unemployed

8,289 8,206 8,224 8,195 8,100 7,864 7,748 7,719 7,536 7,256 7,091 7,193 7,183

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.8

Not in labor force

70,520 70,497 70,353 70,502 70,736 71,162 71,487 72,113 71,783 72,048 71,444 71,388 71,353

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,548 64,687 64,668 64,617 64,575 64,410 64,307 64,000 64,287 64,221 64,551 64,594 64,724

Participation rate

73.1 73.3 73.2 73.1 73.0 72.7 72.5 72.1 72.4 72.3 72.6 72.6 72.7

Employed

60,584 60,552 60,563 60,619 60,526 60,417 60,414 60,107 60,480 60,637 61,048 61,020 61,282

Employment-population ratio

68.7 68.6 68.5 68.6 68.4 68.2 68.2 67.8 68.1 68.3 68.7 68.6 68.9

Unemployed

3,965 4,134 4,106 3,998 4,049 3,993 3,893 3,893 3,806 3,584 3,503 3,574 3,441

Unemployment rate

6.1 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.1 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.5 5.3

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,292 54,233 54,426 54,475 54,437 54,456 54,237 54,044 54,181 54,173 54,505 54,635 54,509

Participation rate

58.3 58.2 58.4 58.4 58.3 58.3 58.0 57.8 57.9 57.8 58.2 58.3 58.1

Employed

51,004 51,149 51,301 51,226 51,321 51,489 51,258 51,100 51,307 51,308 51,695 51,822 51,597

Employment-population ratio

54.7 54.9 55.0 54.9 55.0 55.1 54.8 54.6 54.8 54.8 55.2 55.3 55.0

Unemployed

3,288 3,084 3,125 3,250 3,117 2,968 2,978 2,944 2,874 2,866 2,810 2,813 2,911

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.7 5.7 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,586 4,624 4,700 4,659 4,624 4,461 4,579 4,577 4,582 4,485 4,444 4,412 4,531

Participation rate

36.6 36.9 37.5 37.2 37.0 35.7 36.7 36.8 36.8 36.1 35.8 35.6 36.5

Employed

3,550 3,636 3,706 3,712 3,690 3,558 3,702 3,694 3,727 3,678 3,666 3,606 3,701

Employment-population ratio

28.3 29.0 29.6 29.7 29.5 28.5 29.7 29.7 30.0 29.6 29.5 29.1 29.9

Unemployed

1,036 988 994 947 934 903 877 883 855 806 777 807 830

Unemployment rate

22.6 21.4 21.1 20.3 20.2 20.3 19.1 19.3 18.7 18.0 17.5 18.3 18.3


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,255 30,290 30,322 30,355 30,390 30,426 30,462 30,500 30,535 30,569 30,651 30,685 30,719

Civilian labor force

18,496 18,605 18,714 18,611 18,653 18,468 18,675 18,541 18,482 18,401 18,558 18,654 18,756

Participation rate

61.1 61.4 61.7 61.3 61.4 60.7 61.3 60.8 60.5 60.2 60.5 60.8 61.1

Employed

16,051 16,162 16,194 16,090 16,310 16,084 16,248 16,133 16,188 16,215 16,310 16,416 16,437

Employment-population ratio

53.1 53.4 53.4 53.0 53.7 52.9 53.3 52.9 53.0 53.0 53.2 53.5 53.5

Unemployed

2,445 2,442 2,520 2,521 2,343 2,385 2,428 2,408 2,295 2,186 2,249 2,237 2,319

Unemployment rate

13.2 13.1 13.5 13.5 12.6 12.9 13.0 13.0 12.4 11.9 12.1 12.0 12.4

Not in labor force

11,759 11,685 11,608 11,744 11,736 11,957 11,787 11,959 12,053 12,168 12,093 12,031 11,963

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,441 8,377 8,450 8,354 8,433 8,306 8,503 8,354 8,334 8,255 8,367 8,430 8,496

Participation rate

68.1 67.5 67.9 67.1 67.6 66.4 67.9 66.6 66.3 65.6 66.2 66.6 67.0

Employed

7,358 7,313 7,301 7,272 7,382 7,197 7,305 7,287 7,327 7,302 7,359 7,345 7,470

Employment-population ratio

59.3 58.9 58.7 58.4 59.2 57.6 58.3 58.1 58.3 58.0 58.2 58.0 58.9

Unemployed

1,083 1,065 1,149 1,082 1,051 1,109 1,199 1,067 1,007 953 1,008 1,085 1,026

Unemployment rate

12.8 12.7 13.6 13.0 12.5 13.4 14.1 12.8 12.1 11.5 12.0 12.9 12.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,339 9,514 9,539 9,537 9,487 9,437 9,425 9,496 9,475 9,451 9,525 9,594 9,614

Participation rate

61.2 62.2 62.3 62.2 61.8 61.4 61.2 61.6 61.4 61.2 61.5 61.9 62.0

Employed

8,219 8,425 8,476 8,409 8,493 8,436 8,459 8,403 8,428 8,466 8,537 8,646 8,554

Employment-population ratio

53.8 55.1 55.4 54.9 55.3 54.9 55.0 54.5 54.6 54.8 55.1 55.8 55.1

Unemployed

1,120 1,090 1,063 1,128 994 1,001 966 1,093 1,047 986 988 948 1,060

Unemployment rate

12.0 11.5 11.1 11.8 10.5 10.6 10.2 11.5 11.1 10.4 10.4 9.9 11.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

715 713 725 720 734 726 748 691 673 694 666 630 646

Participation rate

27.7 27.6 28.2 28.0 28.6 28.4 29.3 27.2 26.5 27.4 26.4 24.9 25.6

Employed

474 425 417 409 435 451 484 442 433 448 413 425 413

Employment-population ratio

18.3 16.5 16.2 15.9 17.0 17.6 19.0 17.4 17.1 17.7 16.4 16.9 16.4

Unemployed

241 288 308 311 298 275 263 248 240 246 253 204 233

Unemployment rate

33.7 40.4 42.5 43.2 40.7 37.9 35.2 36.0 35.7 35.5 38.0 32.4 36.1


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

37,242 37,320 37,395 37,471 37,548 37,630 37,713 37,796 37,876 37,955 37,976 38,053 38,126

Civilian labor force

24,396 24,531 24,824 24,849 25,010 24,918 24,821 24,783 25,124 24,863 25,053 25,061 25,266

Participation rate

65.5 65.7 66.4 66.3 66.6 66.2 65.8 65.6 66.3 65.5 66.0 65.9 66.3

Employed

22,163 22,327 22,558 22,579 22,644 22,603 22,601 22,543 22,949 22,805 22,961 23,021 23,264

Employment-population ratio

59.5 59.8 60.3 60.3 60.3 60.1 59.9 59.6 60.6 60.1 60.5 60.5 61.0

Unemployed

2,233 2,205 2,266 2,270 2,365 2,315 2,220 2,240 2,175 2,058 2,092 2,040 2,002

Unemployment rate

9.2 9.0 9.1 9.1 9.5 9.3 8.9 9.0 8.7 8.3 8.4 8.1 7.9

Not in labor force

12,846 12,788 12,571 12,622 12,538 12,712 12,892 13,013 12,753 13,092 12,923 12,992 12,859


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: April 04, 2014