HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-15. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity
Total Men, 20 years and
over
Women, 20 years and
over
Both sexes, 16 to 19
years
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

246,567 248,844 110,515 111,778 119,341 120,465 16,710 16,602

Civilian labor force

155,046 156,297 79,743 80,074 69,912 70,743 5,390 5,480

Participation rate

62.9 62.8 72.2 71.6 58.6 58.7 32.3 33.0

Employed

144,775 147,666 74,686 75,922 65,775 67,176 4,315 4,569

Employment-population ratio

58.7 59.3 67.6 67.9 55.1 55.8 25.8 27.5

Unemployed

10,271 8,630 5,058 4,152 4,137 3,567 1,076 911

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.5 6.3 5.2 5.9 5.0 20.0 16.6

Not in labor force

91,521 92,547 30,772 31,704 49,429 49,722 11,320 11,122

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

194,833 195,995 88,772 89,473 93,618 94,172 12,443 12,351

Civilian labor force

123,123 123,438 64,475 64,440 54,298 54,730 4,350 4,268

Participation rate

63.2 63.0 72.6 72.0 58.0 58.1 35.0 34.6

Employed

116,056 117,724 60,871 61,640 51,596 52,435 3,589 3,649

Employment-population ratio

59.6 60.1 68.6 68.9 55.1 55.7 28.8 29.5

Unemployed

7,067 5,713 3,605 2,800 2,702 2,295 760 618

Unemployment rate

5.7 4.6 5.6 4.3 5.0 4.2 17.5 14.5

Not in labor force

71,710 72,558 24,297 25,033 39,320 39,442 8,093 8,083

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,535 31,005 12,565 12,840 15,433 15,672 2,536 2,493

Civilian labor force

18,460 19,037 8,362 8,597 9,471 9,723 628 717

Participation rate

60.5 61.4 66.5 66.9 61.4 62.0 24.8 28.8

Employed

16,262 17,019 7,416 7,700 8,443 8,801 402 519

Employment-population ratio

53.3 54.9 59.0 60.0 54.7 56.2 15.9 20.8

Unemployed

2,199 2,017 945 897 1,028 922 225 198

Unemployment rate

11.9 10.6 11.3 10.4 10.9 9.5 35.9 27.6

Not in labor force

12,075 11,968 4,204 4,244 5,962 5,948 1,909 1,776

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,484 13,927 5,929 6,108 6,733 7,020 822 799

Civilian labor force

8,666 8,749 4,536 4,526 3,983 4,056 147 167

Participation rate

64.3 62.8 76.5 74.1 59.2 57.8 17.9 20.9

Employed

8,209 8,333 4,277 4,311 3,806 3,881 125 141

Employment-population ratio

60.9 59.8 72.1 70.6 56.5 55.3 15.2 17.7

Unemployed

457 416 258 215 177 175 22 26

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.8 5.7 4.7 4.4 4.3 14.7 15.6

Not in labor force

4,819 5,178 1,393 1,582 2,750 2,964 675 632

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,876 38,760 17,111 17,548 17,109 17,535 3,657 3,677

Civilian labor force

25,060 25,753 13,967 14,337 10,018 10,307 1,075 1,109

Participation rate

66.2 66.4 81.6 81.7 58.6 58.8 29.4 30.2

Employed

22,905 24,076 12,896 13,503 9,192 9,645 817 928

Employment-population ratio

60.5 62.1 75.4 77.0 53.7 55.0 22.4 25.2

Unemployed

2,154 1,676 1,071 833 826 662 257 181

Unemployment rate

8.6 6.5 7.7 5.8 8.2 6.4 23.9 16.3

Not in labor force

12,817 13,007 3,144 3,211 7,091 7,228 2,582 2,568

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: December 05, 2014