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
2014 2015
Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr.

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

195,210 195,310 195,416 195,537 195,652 195,777 195,896 195,995 196,091 196,307 196,392 196,482 196,574

Civilian labor force

123,085 123,278 123,346 123,296 123,266 122,996 123,287 123,391 123,058 124,119 123,875 123,739 123,510

Participation rate

63.1 63.1 63.1 63.1 63.0 62.8 62.9 63.0 62.8 63.2 63.1 63.0 62.8

Employed

116,602 116,662 116,757 116,752 116,760 116,760 117,300 117,307 117,186 118,035 117,992 117,886 117,719

Employment-population ratio

59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.6 59.9 59.9 59.8 60.1 60.1 60.0 59.9

Unemployed

6,483 6,617 6,588 6,543 6,506 6,236 5,987 6,084 5,872 6,084 5,883 5,853 5,791

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.7

Not in labor force

72,125 72,031 72,070 72,241 72,386 72,781 72,609 72,604 73,033 72,189 72,517 72,743 73,064

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,396 64,332 64,415 64,413 64,519 64,290 64,234 64,339 64,392 64,871 64,920 64,899 64,764

Participation rate

72.3 72.2 72.3 72.2 72.3 72.0 71.8 71.9 71.9 72.4 72.4 72.4 72.2

Employed

61,161 61,129 61,275 61,344 61,360 61,447 61,507 61,388 61,551 61,953 62,015 62,023 61,919

Employment-population ratio

68.7 68.6 68.7 68.8 68.7 68.8 68.8 68.6 68.8 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.0

Unemployed

3,235 3,203 3,140 3,069 3,159 2,843 2,727 2,951 2,842 2,918 2,906 2,876 2,845

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,309 54,508 54,431 54,350 54,315 54,237 54,452 54,587 54,223 54,683 54,401 54,256 54,198

Participation rate

57.9 58.1 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.7 57.9 58.0 57.5 57.9 57.6 57.4 57.3

Employed

51,761 51,850 51,830 51,702 51,739 51,677 51,945 52,142 51,824 52,267 52,105 51,998 51,912

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.3 55.2 55.0 55.0 54.9 55.2 55.4 55.0 55.4 55.2 55.0 54.9

Unemployed

2,547 2,657 2,602 2,648 2,576 2,561 2,507 2,445 2,399 2,416 2,296 2,258 2,286

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.2

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,380 4,439 4,499 4,532 4,432 4,468 4,601 4,466 4,443 4,565 4,554 4,584 4,548

Participation rate

35.3 35.8 36.3 36.6 35.8 36.1 37.2 36.2 36.0 37.0 36.9 37.2 36.9

Employed

3,680 3,682 3,653 3,706 3,661 3,636 3,848 3,777 3,811 3,814 3,872 3,865 3,888

Employment-population ratio

29.7 29.7 29.5 30.0 29.6 29.4 31.1 30.6 30.9 30.9 31.4 31.3 31.5

Unemployed

701 757 846 826 772 832 753 689 632 751 682 719 660

Unemployment rate

16.0 17.0 18.8 18.2 17.4 18.6 16.4 15.4 14.2 16.4 15.0 15.7 14.5


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,755 30,787 30,821 30,856 30,893 30,932 30,969 31,005 31,040 31,188 31,222 31,257 31,293

Civilian labor force

18,728 18,747 18,814 19,017 18,867 19,067 19,024 19,056 19,037 19,040 19,101 19,055 19,397

Participation rate

60.9 60.9 61.0 61.6 61.1 61.6 61.4 61.5 61.3 61.0 61.2 61.0 62.0

Employed

16,595 16,604 16,794 16,845 16,685 16,974 16,953 16,957 17,050 17,071 17,122 17,129 17,529

Employment-population ratio

54.0 53.9 54.5 54.6 54.0 54.9 54.7 54.7 54.9 54.7 54.8 54.8 56.0

Unemployed

2,133 2,143 2,019 2,172 2,182 2,093 2,071 2,099 1,986 1,969 1,979 1,926 1,868

Unemployment rate

11.4 11.4 10.7 11.4 11.6 11.0 10.9 11.0 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.1 9.6

Not in labor force

12,027 12,041 12,007 11,840 12,026 11,865 11,945 11,949 12,003 12,148 12,122 12,202 11,896

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,444 8,519 8,611 8,681 8,614 8,756 8,672 8,594 8,717 8,676 8,710 8,711 8,926

Participation rate

66.5 67.0 67.6 68.0 67.4 68.4 67.6 66.9 67.8 67.1 67.3 67.2 68.7

Employed

7,543 7,536 7,671 7,710 7,678 7,791 7,742 7,630 7,756 7,757 7,805 7,841 8,109

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.2 60.2 60.4 60.1 60.9 60.4 59.4 60.3 60.0 60.3 60.5 62.5

Unemployed

901 983 940 971 936 965 930 964 962 919 905 870 817

Unemployment rate

10.7 11.5 10.9 11.2 10.9 11.0 10.7 11.2 11.0 10.6 10.4 10.0 9.2

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,578 9,529 9,567 9,702 9,591 9,591 9,624 9,709 9,598 9,667 9,665 9,703 9,792

Participation rate

61.7 61.3 61.4 62.2 61.4 61.4 61.5 61.9 61.2 61.3 61.3 61.4 61.9

Employed

8,606 8,586 8,696 8,720 8,559 8,682 8,720 8,786 8,812 8,824 8,809 8,807 8,928

Employment-population ratio

55.4 55.2 55.8 55.9 54.8 55.5 55.7 56.1 56.2 56.0 55.8 55.8 56.4

Unemployed

972 943 871 981 1,032 909 904 922 785 843 857 895 864

Unemployment rate

10.2 9.9 9.1 10.1 10.8 9.5 9.4 9.5 8.2 8.7 8.9 9.2 8.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

706 699 636 634 662 720 728 754 722 697 726 642 678

Participation rate

28.0 27.8 25.3 25.3 26.4 28.8 29.2 30.2 29.0 27.9 29.1 25.7 27.2

Employed

446 482 427 415 447 501 491 541 482 490 508 481 491

Employment-population ratio

17.7 19.2 17.0 16.5 17.9 20.1 19.7 21.7 19.4 19.6 20.4 19.3 19.7

Unemployed

260 217 208 220 215 219 237 213 240 207 218 161 187

Unemployment rate

36.8 31.0 32.8 34.6 32.4 30.4 32.5 28.2 33.2 29.7 30.0 25.0 27.5


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

13,841 13,771 13,807 13,765 13,704 13,788 13,782 13,927 13,886 14,253 14,291 14,296 14,290

Civilian labor force

8,803 8,778 8,695 8,649 8,752 8,759 8,782 8,768 8,771 8,899 9,038 8,934 9,038

Participation rate

63.6 63.7 63.0 62.8 63.9 63.5 63.7 63.0 63.2 62.4 63.2 62.5 63.3

Employed

8,287 8,288 8,278 8,285 8,348 8,365 8,340 8,353 8,398 8,540 8,680 8,646 8,644

Employment-population ratio

59.9 60.2 60.0 60.2 60.9 60.7 60.5 60.0 60.5 59.9 60.7 60.5 60.5

Unemployed

516 490 417 365 404 394 443 415 373 359 358 288 394

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.6 4.8 4.2 4.6 4.5 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.2 4.4

Not in labor force

5,038 4,993 5,113 5,115 4,952 5,029 5,000 5,159 5,115 5,355 5,253 5,363 5,251


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

38,203 38,277 38,352 38,430 38,512 38,596 38,679 38,760 38,839 39,165 39,244 39,323 39,405

Civilian labor force

25,159 25,169 25,413 25,345 25,410 25,491 25,665 25,655 25,644 26,047 25,962 26,087 26,167

Participation rate

65.9 65.8 66.3 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.4 66.2 66.0 66.5 66.2 66.3 66.4

Employed

23,268 23,234 23,480 23,411 23,536 23,718 23,931 23,963 23,988 24,305 24,238 24,319 24,354

Employment-population ratio

60.9 60.7 61.2 60.9 61.1 61.5 61.9 61.8 61.8 62.1 61.8 61.8 61.8

Unemployed

1,891 1,934 1,933 1,933 1,873 1,772 1,734 1,692 1,656 1,742 1,724 1,768 1,813

Unemployment rate

7.5 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.4 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.9

Not in labor force

13,044 13,108 12,939 13,085 13,102 13,106 13,013 13,105 13,196 13,118 13,282 13,236 13,237

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

13,926 13,946 14,087 14,042 14,104 14,154 14,218 14,258 14,264 14,479 14,465 14,465 14,484

Participation rate

80.6 80.6 81.2 80.8 80.9 81.0 81.2 81.3 81.1 82.1 81.8 81.6 81.6

Employed

13,047 13,038 13,172 13,138 13,238 13,387 13,458 13,432 13,507 13,647 13,601 13,627 13,614

Employment-population ratio

75.5 75.3 75.9 75.6 76.0 76.6 76.9 76.5 76.8 77.3 76.9 76.9 76.7

Unemployed

879 909 916 905 866 766 760 826 757 832 864 837 870

Unemployment rate

6.3 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.3 5.7 6.0 5.8 6.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,152 10,147 10,195 10,181 10,223 10,277 10,259 10,253 10,168 10,344 10,309 10,435 10,526

Participation rate

58.8 58.6 58.8 58.6 58.7 58.9 58.6 58.5 57.9 58.0 57.7 58.3 58.6

Employed

9,403 9,336 9,459 9,439 9,433 9,532 9,522 9,590 9,501 9,704 9,685 9,755 9,802

Employment-population ratio

54.4 53.9 54.5 54.3 54.2 54.6 54.4 54.7 54.1 54.4 54.2 54.5 54.6

Unemployed

749 811 736 742 790 745 737 663 667 640 625 680 725

Unemployment rate

7.4 8.0 7.2 7.3 7.7 7.3 7.2 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.1 6.5 6.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,081 1,076 1,131 1,121 1,082 1,059 1,187 1,144 1,211 1,224 1,187 1,187 1,157

Participation rate

29.6 29.4 30.9 30.6 29.5 28.9 32.3 31.1 32.9 33.2 32.2 32.2 31.3

Employed

818 861 849 835 865 799 950 942 980 954 952 937 938

Employment-population ratio

22.4 23.5 23.2 22.8 23.6 21.8 25.9 25.6 26.6 25.9 25.8 25.4 25.4

Unemployed

263 215 281 286 217 261 237 202 231 270 235 250 218

Unemployment rate

24.3 19.9 24.9 25.5 20.1 24.6 20.0 17.7 19.1 22.1 19.8 21.1 18.9


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 08, 2015