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
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

246,168 248,446 110,292 111,567 119,131 120,265 16,745 16,615

Civilian labor force

155,536 155,903 79,824 80,278 70,153 70,228 5,559 5,397

Participation rate

63.2 62.8 72.4 72.0 58.9 58.4 33.2 32.5

Employed

144,651 146,941 74,527 76,286 65,748 66,335 4,376 4,321

Employment-population ratio

58.8 59.1 67.6 68.4 55.2 55.2 26.1 26.0

Unemployed

10,885 8,962 5,297 3,993 4,405 3,893 1,183 1,076

Unemployment rate

7.0 5.7 6.6 5.0 6.3 5.5 21.3 19.9

Not in labor force

90,632 92,543 30,468 31,288 48,978 50,036 11,186 11,218

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

194,610 195,777 88,640 89,350 93,502 94,064 12,468 12,362

Civilian labor force

123,362 123,165 64,463 64,438 54,506 54,442 4,392 4,285

Participation rate

63.4 62.9 72.7 72.1 58.3 57.9 35.2 34.7

Employed

115,862 117,130 60,796 61,792 51,488 51,838 3,578 3,500

Employment-population ratio

59.5 59.8 68.6 69.2 55.1 55.1 28.7 28.3

Unemployed

7,500 6,035 3,667 2,646 3,018 2,604 815 785

Unemployment rate

6.1 4.9 5.7 4.1 5.5 4.8 18.5 18.3

Not in labor force

71,248 72,611 24,177 24,912 38,996 39,622 8,075 8,077

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,462 30,932 12,522 12,800 15,391 15,632 2,549 2,499

Civilian labor force

18,559 18,982 8,450 8,750 9,424 9,571 685 661

Participation rate

60.9 61.4 67.5 68.4 61.2 61.2 26.9 26.5

Employed

16,168 16,929 7,289 7,816 8,439 8,655 440 458

Employment-population ratio

53.1 54.7 58.2 61.1 54.8 55.4 17.3 18.3

Unemployed

2,391 2,052 1,160 934 985 916 245 203

Unemployment rate

12.9 10.8 13.7 10.7 10.5 9.6 35.8 30.7

Not in labor force

11,903 11,950 4,073 4,051 5,967 6,061 1,864 1,838

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,330 13,788 5,830 5,982 6,662 6,983 839 823

Civilian labor force

8,675 8,718 4,506 4,549 3,995 4,015 174 153

Participation rate

65.1 63.2 77.3 76.0 60.0 57.5 20.7 18.6

Employed

8,218 8,339 4,270 4,381 3,819 3,821 129 136

Employment-population ratio

61.6 60.5 73.2 73.2 57.3 54.7 15.4 16.5

Unemployed

458 379 236 168 176 194 45 17

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.3 5.2 3.7 4.4 4.8 25.9 11.3

Not in labor force

4,655 5,070 1,323 1,433 2,666 2,968 665 669

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,713 38,596 17,028 17,468 17,031 17,458 3,654 3,670

Civilian labor force

24,802 25,443 13,782 14,141 9,900 10,275 1,120 1,026

Participation rate

65.8 65.9 80.9 81.0 58.1 58.9 30.6 28.0

Employed

22,690 23,787 12,756 13,469 9,102 9,539 831 780

Employment-population ratio

60.2 61.6 74.9 77.1 53.4 54.6 22.8 21.3

Unemployed

2,112 1,655 1,026 673 798 736 289 247

Unemployment rate

8.5 6.5 7.4 4.8 8.1 7.2 25.8 24.0

Not in labor force

12,911 13,154 3,246 3,327 7,130 7,183 2,534 2,644

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: October 03, 2014