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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

195,416 195,537 195,652 195,777 195,896 195,995 196,091 196,307 196,392 196,482 196,574 196,673 196,786

Civilian labor force

123,346 123,296 123,266 122,996 123,287 123,391 123,058 124,119 123,875 123,739 123,510 123,875 123,649

Participation rate

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

Employed

116,757 116,752 116,760 116,760 117,300 117,307 117,186 118,035 117,992 117,886 117,719 118,048 117,942

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

6,588 6,543 6,506 6,236 5,987 6,084 5,872 6,084 5,883 5,853 5,791 5,827 5,707

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6

Not in labor force

72,070 72,241 72,386 72,781 72,609 72,604 73,033 72,189 72,517 72,743 73,064 72,798 73,137

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,415 64,413 64,519 64,290 64,234 64,339 64,392 64,871 64,920 64,899 64,764 64,790 64,727

Participation rate

72.3 72.2 72.3 72.0 71.8 71.9 71.9 72.4 72.4 72.4 72.2 72.2 72.1

Employed

61,275 61,344 61,360 61,447 61,507 61,388 61,551 61,953 62,015 62,023 61,919 62,037 62,031

Employment-population ratio

68.7 68.8 68.7 68.8 68.8 68.6 68.8 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.0 69.1 69.1

Unemployed

3,140 3,069 3,159 2,843 2,727 2,951 2,842 2,918 2,906 2,876 2,845 2,753 2,696

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,431 54,350 54,315 54,237 54,452 54,587 54,223 54,683 54,401 54,256 54,198 54,481 54,400

Participation rate

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

Employed

51,830 51,702 51,739 51,677 51,945 52,142 51,824 52,267 52,105 51,998 51,912 52,121 52,097

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.0 55.0 54.9 55.2 55.4 55.0 55.4 55.2 55.0 54.9 55.1 55.0

Unemployed

2,602 2,648 2,576 2,561 2,507 2,445 2,399 2,416 2,296 2,258 2,286 2,359 2,303

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.2

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,499 4,532 4,432 4,468 4,601 4,466 4,443 4,565 4,554 4,584 4,548 4,604 4,522

Participation rate

36.3 36.6 35.8 36.1 37.2 36.2 36.0 37.0 36.9 37.2 36.9 37.4 36.7

Employed

3,653 3,706 3,661 3,636 3,848 3,777 3,811 3,814 3,872 3,865 3,888 3,890 3,814

Employment-population ratio

29.5 30.0 29.6 29.4 31.1 30.6 30.9 30.9 31.4 31.3 31.5 31.6 31.0

Unemployed

846 826 772 832 753 689 632 751 682 719 660 714 708

Unemployment rate

18.8 18.2 17.4 18.6 16.4 15.4 14.2 16.4 15.0 15.7 14.5 15.5 15.7


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,821 30,856 30,893 30,932 30,969 31,005 31,040 31,188 31,222 31,257 31,293 31,326 31,362

Civilian labor force

18,814 19,017 18,867 19,067 19,024 19,056 19,037 19,040 19,101 19,055 19,397 19,428 19,346

Participation rate

61.0 61.6 61.1 61.6 61.4 61.5 61.3 61.0 61.2 61.0 62.0 62.0 61.7

Employed

16,794 16,845 16,685 16,974 16,953 16,957 17,050 17,071 17,122 17,129 17,529 17,441 17,501

Employment-population ratio

54.5 54.6 54.0 54.9 54.7 54.7 54.9 54.7 54.8 54.8 56.0 55.7 55.8

Unemployed

2,019 2,172 2,182 2,093 2,071 2,099 1,986 1,969 1,979 1,926 1,868 1,988 1,845

Unemployment rate

10.7 11.4 11.6 11.0 10.9 11.0 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.1 9.6 10.2 9.5

Not in labor force

12,007 11,840 12,026 11,865 11,945 11,949 12,003 12,148 12,122 12,202 11,896 11,898 12,016

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,611 8,681 8,614 8,756 8,672 8,594 8,717 8,676 8,710 8,711 8,926 8,905 8,808

Participation rate

67.6 68.0 67.4 68.4 67.6 66.9 67.8 67.1 67.3 67.2 68.7 68.5 67.6

Employed

7,671 7,710 7,678 7,791 7,742 7,630 7,756 7,757 7,805 7,841 8,109 7,995 7,970

Employment-population ratio

60.2 60.4 60.1 60.9 60.4 59.4 60.3 60.0 60.3 60.5 62.5 61.5 61.2

Unemployed

940 971 936 965 930 964 962 919 905 870 817 911 838

Unemployment rate

10.9 11.2 10.9 11.0 10.7 11.2 11.0 10.6 10.4 10.0 9.2 10.2 9.5

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,567 9,702 9,591 9,591 9,624 9,709 9,598 9,667 9,665 9,703 9,792 9,808 9,827

Participation rate

61.4 62.2 61.4 61.4 61.5 61.9 61.2 61.3 61.3 61.4 61.9 61.9 62.0

Employed

8,696 8,720 8,559 8,682 8,720 8,786 8,812 8,824 8,809 8,807 8,928 8,946 9,046

Employment-population ratio

55.8 55.9 54.8 55.5 55.7 56.1 56.2 56.0 55.8 55.8 56.4 56.5 57.1

Unemployed

871 981 1,032 909 904 922 785 843 857 895 864 862 781

Unemployment rate

9.1 10.1 10.8 9.5 9.4 9.5 8.2 8.7 8.9 9.2 8.8 8.8 7.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

636 634 662 720 728 754 722 697 726 642 678 715 712

Participation rate

25.3 25.3 26.4 28.8 29.2 30.2 29.0 27.9 29.1 25.7 27.2 28.7 28.6

Employed

427 415 447 501 491 541 482 490 508 481 491 500 486

Employment-population ratio

17.0 16.5 17.9 20.1 19.7 21.7 19.4 19.6 20.4 19.3 19.7 20.1 19.5

Unemployed

208 220 215 219 237 213 240 207 218 161 187 215 226

Unemployment rate

32.8 34.6 32.4 30.4 32.5 28.2 33.2 29.7 30.0 25.0 27.5 30.1 31.8


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

13,807 13,765 13,704 13,788 13,782 13,927 13,886 14,253 14,291 14,296 14,290 14,403 14,430

Civilian labor force

8,695 8,649 8,752 8,759 8,782 8,768 8,771 8,899 9,038 8,934 9,038 9,169 9,076

Participation rate

63.0 62.8 63.9 63.5 63.7 63.0 63.2 62.4 63.2 62.5 63.3 63.7 62.9

Employed

8,278 8,285 8,348 8,365 8,340 8,353 8,398 8,540 8,680 8,646 8,644 8,794 8,730

Employment-population ratio

60.0 60.2 60.9 60.7 60.5 60.0 60.5 59.9 60.7 60.5 60.5 61.1 60.5

Unemployed

417 365 404 394 443 415 373 359 358 288 394 375 346

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.2 4.6 4.5 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.2 4.4 4.1 3.8

Not in labor force

5,113 5,115 4,952 5,029 5,000 5,159 5,115 5,355 5,253 5,363 5,251 5,234 5,354


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

38,352 38,430 38,512 38,596 38,679 38,760 38,839 39,165 39,244 39,323 39,405 39,483 39,566

Civilian labor force

25,413 25,345 25,410 25,491 25,665 25,655 25,644 26,047 25,962 26,087 26,167 26,149 26,132

Participation rate

66.3 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.4 66.2 66.0 66.5 66.2 66.3 66.4 66.2 66.0

Employed

23,480 23,411 23,536 23,718 23,931 23,963 23,988 24,305 24,238 24,319 24,354 24,385 24,401

Employment-population ratio

61.2 60.9 61.1 61.5 61.9 61.8 61.8 62.1 61.8 61.8 61.8 61.8 61.7

Unemployed

1,933 1,933 1,873 1,772 1,734 1,692 1,656 1,742 1,724 1,768 1,813 1,764 1,730

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

12,939 13,085 13,102 13,106 13,013 13,105 13,196 13,118 13,282 13,236 13,237 13,334 13,434

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,087 14,042 14,104 14,154 14,218 14,258 14,264 14,479 14,465 14,465 14,484 14,479 14,402

Participation rate

81.2 80.8 80.9 81.0 81.2 81.3 81.1 82.1 81.8 81.6 81.6 81.4 80.7

Employed

13,172 13,138 13,238 13,387 13,458 13,432 13,507 13,647 13,601 13,627 13,614 13,615 13,549

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

916 905 866 766 760 826 757 832 864 837 870 863 853

Unemployment rate

6.5 6.4 6.1 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.3 5.7 6.0 5.8 6.0 6.0 5.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,195 10,181 10,223 10,277 10,259 10,253 10,168 10,344 10,309 10,435 10,526 10,537 10,552

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,459 9,439 9,433 9,532 9,522 9,590 9,501 9,704 9,685 9,755 9,802 9,854 9,919

Employment-population ratio

54.5 54.3 54.2 54.6 54.4 54.7 54.1 54.4 54.2 54.5 54.6 54.8 55.0

Unemployed

736 742 790 745 737 663 667 640 625 680 725 684 633

Unemployment rate

7.2 7.3 7.7 7.3 7.2 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.1 6.5 6.9 6.5 6.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,131 1,121 1,082 1,059 1,187 1,144 1,211 1,224 1,187 1,187 1,157 1,133 1,178

Participation rate

30.9 30.6 29.5 28.9 32.3 31.1 32.9 33.2 32.2 32.2 31.3 30.6 31.8

Employed

849 835 865 799 950 942 980 954 952 937 938 916 933

Employment-population ratio

23.2 22.8 23.6 21.8 25.9 25.6 26.6 25.9 25.8 25.4 25.4 24.8 25.2

Unemployed

281 286 217 261 237 202 231 270 235 250 218 217 245

Unemployment rate

24.9 25.5 20.1 24.6 20.0 17.7 19.1 22.1 19.8 21.1 18.9 19.2 20.8


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: July 02, 2015