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
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

245,959 248,229 110,172 111,451 119,018 120,156 16,770 16,622

Civilian labor force

155,971 156,434 79,902 80,486 69,821 69,898 6,248 6,050

Participation rate

63.4 63.0 72.5 72.2 58.7 58.2 37.3 36.4

Employed

144,509 146,647 74,522 76,120 65,129 65,631 4,859 4,896

Employment-population ratio

58.8 59.1 67.6 68.3 54.7 54.6 29.0 29.5

Unemployed

11,462 9,787 5,381 4,366 4,692 4,266 1,389 1,155

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.3 6.7 5.4 6.7 6.1 22.2 19.1

Not in labor force

89,988 91,794 30,269 30,965 49,197 50,258 10,522 10,571

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

194,489 195,652 88,566 89,281 93,438 94,003 12,485 12,368

Civilian labor force

123,786 123,667 64,653 64,753 54,261 54,112 4,873 4,802

Participation rate

63.6 63.2 73.0 72.5 58.1 57.6 39.0 38.8

Employed

115,884 117,095 60,873 61,763 51,083 51,345 3,929 3,987

Employment-population ratio

59.6 59.8 68.7 69.2 54.7 54.6 31.5 32.2

Unemployed

7,903 6,573 3,781 2,990 3,178 2,767 944 815

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.3 5.8 4.6 5.9 5.1 19.4 17.0

Not in labor force

70,703 71,985 23,913 24,528 39,177 39,891 7,613 7,566

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,426 30,893 12,500 12,779 15,369 15,611 2,557 2,503

Civilian labor force

18,578 18,931 8,337 8,623 9,444 9,588 797 720

Participation rate

61.1 61.3 66.7 67.5 61.4 61.4 31.2 28.8

Employed

16,071 16,653 7,224 7,700 8,355 8,470 491 483

Employment-population ratio

52.8 53.9 57.8 60.3 54.4 54.3 19.2 19.3

Unemployed

2,507 2,278 1,113 923 1,088 1,118 306 237

Unemployment rate

13.5 12.0 13.3 10.7 11.5 11.7 38.4 32.9

Not in labor force

11,847 11,963 4,163 4,157 5,925 6,023 1,760 1,783

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,241 13,704 5,765 5,933 6,657 6,964 819 807

Civilian labor force

8,574 8,751 4,417 4,505 3,960 4,043 197 204

Participation rate

64.8 63.9 76.6 75.9 59.5 58.1 24.0 25.2

Employed

8,133 8,354 4,190 4,305 3,785 3,868 158 181

Employment-population ratio

61.4 61.0 72.7 72.6 56.9 55.5 19.3 22.4

Unemployed

441 398 227 200 175 174 39 23

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.5 5.1 4.4 4.4 4.3 19.8 11.3

Not in labor force

4,667 4,952 1,348 1,428 2,697 2,921 622 603

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,630 38,512 16,985 17,427 16,991 17,419 3,654 3,666

Civilian labor force

24,964 25,465 13,895 14,137 9,786 10,178 1,284 1,149

Participation rate

66.3 66.1 81.8 81.1 57.6 58.4 35.1 31.3

Employed

22,656 23,567 12,799 13,309 8,938 9,356 919 901

Employment-population ratio

60.2 61.2 75.4 76.4 52.6 53.7 25.2 24.6

Unemployed

2,308 1,898 1,096 828 847 822 364 248

Unemployment rate

9.2 7.5 7.9 5.9 8.7 8.1 28.4 21.6

Not in labor force

12,666 13,047 3,090 3,290 7,205 7,241 2,371 2,517

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: September 05, 2014