Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category July
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Change from:
June
2017-
July
2017

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

253,620 254,767 254,957 255,151 194

Civilian labor force

159,295 159,784 160,145 160,494 349

Participation rate

62.8 62.7 62.8 62.9 0.1

Employed

151,546 152,923 153,168 153,513 345

Employment-population ratio

59.8 60.0 60.1 60.2 0.1

Unemployed

7,749 6,861 6,977 6,981 4

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.3 4.4 4.3 -0.1

Not in labor force

94,325 94,983 94,813 94,657 -156

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

4.9 4.3 4.4 4.3 -0.1

Adult men (20 years and over)

4.6 3.8 4.0 4.0 0.0

Adult women (20 years and over)

4.3 4.0 4.0 4.0 0.0

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

15.6 14.3 13.3 13.2 -0.1

White

4.3 3.7 3.8 3.8 0.0

Black or African American

8.4 7.5 7.1 7.4 0.3

Asian

3.8 3.6 3.6 3.8 0.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

5.4 5.2 4.8 5.1 0.3

Total, 25 years and over

4.0 3.6 3.7 3.6 -0.1

Less than a high school diploma

6.3 6.1 6.4 6.9 0.5

High school graduates, no college

5.0 4.7 4.6 4.5 -0.1

Some college or associate degree

4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 -0.1

Bachelor's degree and higher

2.5 2.3 2.4 2.4 0.0

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,711 3,327 3,444 3,378 -66

Job leavers

837 804 820 757 -63

Reentrants

2,299 2,100 2,043 2,083 40

New entrants

822 656 682 703 21

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,147 2,154 2,305 2,133 -172

5 to 14 weeks

2,274 1,960 1,933 2,017 84

15 to 26 weeks

1,158 1,157 948 957 9

27 weeks and over

2,017 1,663 1,664 1,785 121

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

5,936 5,219 5,326 5,282 -44

Slack work or business conditions

3,629 3,082 3,286 3,161 -125

Could only find part-time work

1,979 1,789 1,727 1,754 27

Part time for noneconomic reasons

20,729 21,020 20,791 21,260 469

Persons not in the labor force (not seasonally adjusted)

Marginally attached to the labor force

1,950 1,475 1,582 1,629 -

Discouraged workers

591 355 514 536 -

- Over-the-month changes are not displayed for not seasonally adjusted data.
NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: August 04, 2017