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
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

250,876 253,620 112,714 114,058 121,551 122,835 16,611 16,728

Civilian labor force

158,527 160,705 81,320 82,393 70,339 71,092 6,868 7,220

Participation rate

63.2 63.4 72.1 72.2 57.9 57.9 41.3 43.2

Employed

149,722 152,437 77,541 78,695 66,485 67,702 5,696 6,040

Employment-population ratio

59.7 60.1 68.8 69.0 54.7 55.1 34.3 36.1

Unemployed

8,805 8,267 3,779 3,698 3,854 3,389 1,172 1,179

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.1 4.6 4.5 5.5 4.8 17.1 16.3

Not in labor force

92,349 92,916 31,395 31,665 51,212 51,743 9,743 9,508

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

196,904 198,253 89,888 90,589 94,700 95,315 12,315 12,350

Civilian labor force

124,667 125,849 65,207 65,659 54,032 54,510 5,428 5,680

Participation rate

63.3 63.5 72.5 72.5 57.1 57.2 44.1 46.0

Employed

118,603 120,140 62,550 63,059 51,403 52,239 4,649 4,843

Employment-population ratio

60.2 60.6 69.6 69.6 54.3 54.8 37.8 39.2

Unemployed

6,064 5,709 2,657 2,601 2,628 2,271 779 837

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.5 4.1 4.0 4.9 4.2 14.4 14.7

Not in labor force

72,237 72,404 24,682 24,929 40,668 40,805 6,887 6,670

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

31,399 31,904 13,039 13,283 15,871 16,107 2,489 2,513

Civilian labor force

19,537 19,753 8,791 9,067 9,866 9,822 879 864

Participation rate

62.2 61.9 67.4 68.3 62.2 61.0 35.3 34.4

Employed

17,649 18,004 8,023 8,326 9,020 9,058 607 620

Employment-population ratio

56.2 56.4 61.5 62.7 56.8 56.2 24.4 24.7

Unemployed

1,887 1,750 769 741 846 764 273 244

Unemployment rate

9.7 8.9 8.7 8.2 8.6 7.8 31.0 28.3

Not in labor force

11,862 12,151 4,248 4,216 6,005 6,285 1,610 1,649

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

14,540 15,211 6,364 6,687 7,321 7,670 856 855

Civilian labor force

9,181 9,736 4,814 5,071 4,151 4,453 216 213

Participation rate

63.1 64.0 75.7 75.8 56.7 58.1 25.3 24.9

Employed

8,795 9,341 4,643 4,877 3,973 4,273 179 190

Employment-population ratio

60.5 61.4 73.0 72.9 54.3 55.7 20.9 22.3

Unemployed

387 395 172 193 178 179 37 23

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.1 3.6 3.8 4.3 4.0 17.3 10.7

Not in labor force

5,359 5,475 1,549 1,616 3,170 3,217 639 642

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

39,648 40,732 17,876 18,361 18,068 18,589 3,704 3,782

Civilian labor force

26,334 26,981 14,511 14,900 10,518 10,747 1,305 1,334

Participation rate

66.4 66.2 81.2 81.2 58.2 57.8 35.2 35.3

Employed

24,478 25,463 13,694 14,242 9,751 10,136 1,033 1,085

Employment-population ratio

61.7 62.5 76.6 77.6 54.0 54.5 27.9 28.7

Unemployed

1,856 1,518 817 658 766 611 272 249

Unemployment rate

7.0 5.6 5.6 4.4 7.3 5.7 20.9 18.7

Not in labor force

13,314 13,752 3,364 3,461 7,551 7,842 2,399 2,449

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 05, 2016