Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Mar.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Change from:
Feb.
2019-
Mar.
2019

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

257,097 258,239 258,392 258,537 145

Civilian labor force

161,646 163,229 163,184 162,960 -224

Participation rate

62.9 63.2 63.2 63.0 -0.2

Employed

155,160 156,694 156,949 156,748 -201

Employment-population ratio

60.4 60.7 60.7 60.6 -0.1

Unemployed

6,486 6,535 6,235 6,211 -24

Unemployment rate

4.0 4.0 3.8 3.8 0.0

Not in labor force

95,451 95,010 95,208 95,577 369

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

4.0 4.0 3.8 3.8 0.0

Adult men (20 years and over)

3.7 3.7 3.5 3.6 0.1

Adult women (20 years and over)

3.6 3.6 3.4 3.3 -0.1

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

13.4 12.9 13.4 12.8 -0.6

White

3.6 3.5 3.3 3.4 0.1

Black or African American

6.8 6.8 7.0 6.7 -0.3

Asian

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 0.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

5.1 4.9 4.3 4.7 0.4

Total, 25 years and over

3.3 3.3 3.1 3.1 0.0

Less than a high school diploma

5.6 5.7 5.3 5.9 0.6

High school graduates, no college

4.3 3.8 3.8 3.7 -0.1

Some college or associate degree

3.5 3.4 3.2 3.4 0.2

Bachelor's degree and higher

2.2 2.4 2.2 2.0 -0.2

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,107 3,082 2,857 2,837 -20

Job leavers

860 805 840 779 -61

Reentrants

1,966 1,945 1,905 2,007 102

New entrants

615 606 623 614 -9

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,266 2,325 2,194 2,126 -68

5 to 14 weeks

1,976 2,013 1,810 1,815 5

15 to 26 weeks

900 902 942 950 8

27 weeks and over

1,337 1,252 1,271 1,305 34

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

4,969 5,147 4,310 4,499 189

Slack work or business conditions

2,989 3,451 2,792 2,909 117

Could only find part-time work

1,620 1,419 1,347 1,329 -18

Part time for noneconomic reasons

21,439 20,949 21,153 21,297 144

Persons not in the labor force (not seasonally adjusted)

Marginally attached to the labor force

1,454 1,614 1,424 1,357 -

Discouraged workers

450 426 428 412 -

- 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: April 05, 2019