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
4th
2016
4th
2017
4th
2016
4th
2017
4th
2016
4th
2017
4th
2016
4th
2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

254,534 255,941 198,741 199,381 32,067 32,403 15,367 15,482

Civilian labor force

159,401 160,270 124,470 124,779 19,866 20,177 9,661 9,735

Participation rate

62.6 62.6 62.6 62.6 62.0 62.3 62.9 62.9

Employed

152,173 154,002 119,449 120,530 18,296 18,771 9,371 9,465

Unemployed

7,228 6,269 5,020 4,249 1,570 1,406 290 270

Unemployment rate

4.5 3.9 4.0 3.4 7.9 7.0 3.0 2.8

Not in labor force

95,134 95,671 74,272 74,602 12,201 12,226 5,706 5,746

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,995 123,703 97,130 97,447 14,613 14,790 7,191 7,256

Civilian labor force

84,694 85,004 67,390 67,433 9,369 9,512 5,172 5,184

Participation rate

68.9 68.7 69.4 69.2 64.1 64.3 71.9 71.4

Employed

80,699 81,570 64,518 65,059 8,567 8,774 5,016 5,037

Unemployed

3,995 3,434 2,872 2,374 802 738 156 147

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.0 4.3 3.5 8.6 7.8 3.0 2.8

Not in labor force

38,301 38,700 29,740 30,014 5,244 5,278 2,018 2,072

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

114,504 115,208 90,837 91,166 13,363 13,543 6,776 6,828

Civilian labor force

81,819 82,302 65,117 65,293 9,026 9,205 5,078 5,095

Participation rate

71.5 71.4 71.7 71.6 67.5 68.0 74.9 74.6

Employed

78,309 79,301 62,599 63,224 8,325 8,556 4,934 4,955

Unemployed

3,510 3,001 2,518 2,069 701 648 144 139

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.6 3.9 3.2 7.8 7.0 2.8 2.7

Not in labor force

32,685 32,906 25,721 25,874 4,337 4,338 1,698 1,733

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

131,539 132,238 101,611 101,934 17,454 17,613 8,176 8,226

Civilian labor force

74,707 75,267 57,080 57,346 10,497 10,665 4,488 4,551

Participation rate

56.8 56.9 56.2 56.3 60.1 60.6 54.9 55.3

Employed

71,474 72,432 54,931 55,471 9,729 9,997 4,355 4,428

Unemployed

3,233 2,835 2,149 1,876 768 668 134 123

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.8 3.8 3.3 7.3 6.3 3.0 2.7

Not in labor force

56,832 56,972 44,531 44,588 6,957 6,948 3,688 3,675

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

123,282 123,972 95,554 95,880 16,187 16,351 7,723 7,790

Civilian labor force

71,988 72,451 54,978 55,192 10,158 10,279 4,392 4,460

Participation rate

58.4 58.4 57.5 57.6 62.8 62.9 56.9 57.3

Employed

69,061 69,937 53,042 53,533 9,458 9,673 4,261 4,343

Unemployed

2,927 2,514 1,936 1,658 700 606 130 117

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.5 3.5 3.0 6.9 5.9 3.0 2.6

Not in labor force

51,294 51,521 40,575 40,688 6,029 6,072 3,331 3,330

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,749 16,762 12,350 12,335 2,517 2,509 868 863

Civilian labor force

5,594 5,517 4,375 4,295 682 694 191 181

Participation rate

33.4 32.9 35.4 34.8 27.1 27.6 22.0 20.9

Employed

4,803 4,763 3,809 3,773 513 542 175 167

Unemployed

791 754 566 522 169 152 16 13

Unemployment rate

14.1 13.7 12.9 12.2 24.8 21.9 8.4 7.4

Not in labor force

11,155 11,244 7,975 8,040 1,835 1,815 677 683

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: January 05, 2018