HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-11. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex, age, and race
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Total White Black or African
American
Asian
2nd
2016
2nd
2017
2nd
2016
2nd
2017
2nd
2016
2nd
2017
2nd
2016
2nd
2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

253,180 254,771 198,017 198,777 31,828 32,193 14,941 15,396

Civilian labor force

159,141 160,378 124,818 125,056 19,500 20,087 9,483 9,805

Participation rate

62.9 62.9 63.0 62.9 61.3 62.4 63.5 63.7

Employed

151,553 153,585 119,602 120,452 17,873 18,619 9,128 9,466

Unemployed

7,588 6,792 5,216 4,603 1,627 1,468 356 339

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.2 4.2 3.7 8.3 7.3 3.8 3.5

Not in labor force

94,039 94,393 73,199 73,722 12,328 12,107 5,458 5,592

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,319 123,122 96,760 97,142 14,494 14,685 6,981 7,176

Civilian labor force

84,879 85,276 67,658 67,776 9,342 9,515 5,058 5,128

Participation rate

69.4 69.3 69.9 69.8 64.4 64.8 72.5 71.5

Employed

80,830 81,714 64,854 65,315 8,491 8,800 4,872 4,961

Unemployed

4,049 3,562 2,804 2,460 851 716 186 166

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.2 4.1 3.6 9.1 7.5 3.7 3.2

Not in labor force

37,440 37,846 29,102 29,367 5,153 5,170 1,923 2,048

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

113,847 114,629 90,470 90,856 13,248 13,436 6,562 6,739

Civilian labor force

81,834 82,181 65,205 65,379 8,993 9,139 4,972 5,021

Participation rate

71.9 71.7 72.1 72.0 67.9 68.0 75.8 74.5

Employed

78,314 79,105 62,762 63,222 8,258 8,548 4,799 4,870

Unemployed

3,520 3,076 2,444 2,157 735 591 173 151

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.7 3.7 3.3 8.2 6.5 3.5 3.0

Not in labor force

32,013 32,448 25,265 25,477 4,255 4,297 1,590 1,718

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

130,861 131,648 101,257 101,635 17,334 17,508 7,960 8,220

Civilian labor force

74,262 75,102 57,160 57,280 10,158 10,571 4,425 4,677

Participation rate

56.7 57.0 56.5 56.4 58.6 60.4 55.6 56.9

Employed

70,723 71,871 54,748 55,137 9,382 9,819 4,255 4,505

Unemployed

3,539 3,231 2,412 2,143 776 752 170 172

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.3 4.2 3.7 7.6 7.1 3.8 3.7

Not in labor force

56,600 56,547 44,097 44,355 7,176 6,937 3,535 3,543

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,625 123,387 95,204 95,578 16,072 16,245 7,568 7,785

Civilian labor force

71,251 72,037 54,857 54,925 9,753 10,148 4,349 4,599

Participation rate

58.1 58.4 57.6 57.5 60.7 62.5 57.5 59.1

Employed

68,204 69,223 52,787 53,068 9,087 9,478 4,185 4,441

Unemployed

3,047 2,814 2,070 1,857 666 669 163 158

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.9 3.8 3.4 6.8 6.6 3.8 3.4

Not in labor force

51,374 51,351 40,347 40,653 6,319 6,097 3,219 3,186

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,708 16,755 12,343 12,343 2,508 2,512 812 872

Civilian labor force

6,056 6,160 4,756 4,752 754 800 163 184

Participation rate

36.2 36.8 38.5 38.5 30.1 31.8 20.1 21.1

Employed

5,035 5,257 4,053 4,163 527 593 143 155

Unemployed

1,021 903 702 589 226 207 20 29

Unemployment rate

16.9 14.7 14.8 12.4 30.0 25.9 12.2 15.7

Not in labor force

10,652 10,594 7,588 7,592 1,754 1,712 648 688

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. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: July 07, 2017