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

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

195,537 195,652 195,777 195,896 195,995 196,091 196,307 196,392 196,482 196,574 196,673 196,786 196,904

Civilian labor force

123,296 123,266 122,996 123,287 123,391 123,058 124,119 123,875 123,739 123,510 123,875 123,649 123,607

Participation rate

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

Employed

116,752 116,760 116,760 117,300 117,307 117,186 118,035 117,992 117,886 117,719 118,048 117,942 117,880

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

6,543 6,506 6,236 5,987 6,084 5,872 6,084 5,883 5,853 5,791 5,827 5,707 5,727

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

72,241 72,386 72,781 72,609 72,604 73,033 72,189 72,517 72,743 73,064 72,798 73,137 73,297

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,413 64,519 64,290 64,234 64,339 64,392 64,871 64,920 64,899 64,764 64,790 64,727 64,819

Participation rate

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

Employed

61,344 61,360 61,447 61,507 61,388 61,551 61,953 62,015 62,023 61,919 62,037 62,031 62,057

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,069 3,159 2,843 2,727 2,951 2,842 2,918 2,906 2,876 2,845 2,753 2,696 2,762

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,350 54,315 54,237 54,452 54,587 54,223 54,683 54,401 54,256 54,198 54,481 54,400 54,369

Participation rate

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

Employed

51,702 51,739 51,677 51,945 52,142 51,824 52,267 52,105 51,998 51,912 52,121 52,097 52,027

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,648 2,576 2,561 2,507 2,445 2,399 2,416 2,296 2,258 2,286 2,359 2,303 2,342

Unemployment rate

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

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,532 4,432 4,468 4,601 4,466 4,443 4,565 4,554 4,584 4,548 4,604 4,522 4,418

Participation rate

36.6 35.8 36.1 37.2 36.2 36.0 37.0 36.9 37.2 36.9 37.4 36.7 35.9

Employed

3,706 3,661 3,636 3,848 3,777 3,811 3,814 3,872 3,865 3,888 3,890 3,814 3,796

Employment-population ratio

30.0 29.6 29.4 31.1 30.6 30.9 30.9 31.4 31.3 31.5 31.6 31.0 30.8

Unemployed

826 772 832 753 689 632 751 682 719 660 714 708 622

Unemployment rate

18.2 17.4 18.6 16.4 15.4 14.2 16.4 15.0 15.7 14.5 15.5 15.7 14.1


BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

30,856 30,893 30,932 30,969 31,005 31,040 31,188 31,222 31,257 31,293 31,326 31,362 31,399

Civilian labor force

19,017 18,867 19,067 19,024 19,056 19,037 19,040 19,101 19,055 19,397 19,428 19,346 19,298

Participation rate

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

Employed

16,845 16,685 16,974 16,953 16,957 17,050 17,071 17,122 17,129 17,529 17,441 17,501 17,534

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,172 2,182 2,093 2,071 2,099 1,986 1,969 1,979 1,926 1,868 1,988 1,845 1,764

Unemployment rate

11.4 11.6 11.0 10.9 11.0 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.1 9.6 10.2 9.5 9.1

Not in labor force

11,840 12,026 11,865 11,945 11,949 12,003 12,148 12,122 12,202 11,896 11,898 12,016 12,101

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,681 8,614 8,756 8,672 8,594 8,717 8,676 8,710 8,711 8,926 8,905 8,808 8,738

Participation rate

68.0 67.4 68.4 67.6 66.9 67.8 67.1 67.3 67.2 68.7 68.5 67.6 67.0

Employed

7,710 7,678 7,791 7,742 7,630 7,756 7,757 7,805 7,841 8,109 7,995 7,970 7,966

Employment-population ratio

60.4 60.1 60.9 60.4 59.4 60.3 60.0 60.3 60.5 62.5 61.5 61.2 61.1

Unemployed

971 936 965 930 964 962 919 905 870 817 911 838 773

Unemployment rate

11.2 10.9 11.0 10.7 11.2 11.0 10.6 10.4 10.0 9.2 10.2 9.5 8.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,702 9,591 9,591 9,624 9,709 9,598 9,667 9,665 9,703 9,792 9,808 9,827 9,861

Participation rate

62.2 61.4 61.4 61.5 61.9 61.2 61.3 61.3 61.4 61.9 61.9 62.0 62.1

Employed

8,720 8,559 8,682 8,720 8,786 8,812 8,824 8,809 8,807 8,928 8,946 9,046 9,070

Employment-population ratio

55.9 54.8 55.5 55.7 56.1 56.2 56.0 55.8 55.8 56.4 56.5 57.1 57.2

Unemployed

981 1,032 909 904 922 785 843 857 895 864 862 781 791

Unemployment rate

10.1 10.8 9.5 9.4 9.5 8.2 8.7 8.9 9.2 8.8 8.8 7.9 8.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

634 662 720 728 754 722 697 726 642 678 715 712 698

Participation rate

25.3 26.4 28.8 29.2 30.2 29.0 27.9 29.1 25.7 27.2 28.7 28.6 28.1

Employed

415 447 501 491 541 482 490 508 481 491 500 486 498

Employment-population ratio

16.5 17.9 20.1 19.7 21.7 19.4 19.6 20.4 19.3 19.7 20.1 19.5 20.0

Unemployed

220 215 219 237 213 240 207 218 161 187 215 226 200

Unemployment rate

34.6 32.4 30.4 32.5 28.2 33.2 29.7 30.0 25.0 27.5 30.1 31.8 28.7


ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

13,765 13,704 13,788 13,782 13,927 13,886 14,253 14,291 14,296 14,290 14,403 14,430 14,540

Civilian labor force

8,649 8,752 8,759 8,782 8,768 8,771 8,899 9,038 8,934 9,038 9,169 9,076 9,113

Participation rate

62.8 63.9 63.5 63.7 63.0 63.2 62.4 63.2 62.5 63.3 63.7 62.9 62.7

Employed

8,285 8,348 8,365 8,340 8,353 8,398 8,540 8,680 8,646 8,644 8,794 8,730 8,751

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

365 404 394 443 415 373 359 358 288 394 375 346 362

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

5,115 4,952 5,029 5,000 5,159 5,115 5,355 5,253 5,363 5,251 5,234 5,354 5,427


HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

38,430 38,512 38,596 38,679 38,760 38,839 39,165 39,244 39,323 39,405 39,483 39,566 39,648

Civilian labor force

25,345 25,410 25,491 25,665 25,655 25,644 26,047 25,962 26,087 26,167 26,149 26,132 26,158

Participation rate

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

Employed

23,411 23,536 23,718 23,931 23,963 23,988 24,305 24,238 24,319 24,354 24,385 24,401 24,374

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,933 1,873 1,772 1,734 1,692 1,656 1,742 1,724 1,768 1,813 1,764 1,730 1,784

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

13,085 13,102 13,106 13,013 13,105 13,196 13,118 13,282 13,236 13,237 13,334 13,434 13,491

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,042 14,104 14,154 14,218 14,258 14,264 14,479 14,465 14,465 14,484 14,479 14,402 14,468

Participation rate

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

Employed

13,138 13,238 13,387 13,458 13,432 13,507 13,647 13,601 13,627 13,614 13,615 13,549 13,596

Employment-population ratio

75.6 76.0 76.6 76.9 76.5 76.8 77.3 76.9 76.9 76.7 76.5 76.0 76.1

Unemployed

905 866 766 760 826 757 832 864 837 870 863 853 872

Unemployment rate

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

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,181 10,223 10,277 10,259 10,253 10,168 10,344 10,309 10,435 10,526 10,537 10,552 10,574

Participation rate

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

Employed

9,439 9,433 9,532 9,522 9,590 9,501 9,704 9,685 9,755 9,802 9,854 9,919 9,850

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

742 790 745 737 663 667 640 625 680 725 684 633 724

Unemployment rate

7.3 7.7 7.3 7.2 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.1 6.5 6.9 6.5 6.0 6.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,121 1,082 1,059 1,187 1,144 1,211 1,224 1,187 1,187 1,157 1,133 1,178 1,116

Participation rate

30.6 29.5 28.9 32.3 31.1 32.9 33.2 32.2 32.2 31.3 30.6 31.8 30.1

Employed

835 865 799 950 942 980 954 952 937 938 916 933 928

Employment-population ratio

22.8 23.6 21.8 25.9 25.6 26.6 25.9 25.8 25.4 25.4 24.8 25.2 25.0

Unemployed

286 217 261 237 202 231 270 235 250 218 217 245 188

Unemployment rate

25.5 20.1 24.6 20.0 17.7 19.1 22.1 19.8 21.1 18.9 19.2 20.8 16.9


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: August 07, 2015