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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
3rd
2018
3rd
2019
3rd
2018
3rd
2019
3rd
2018
3rd
2019
3rd
2018
3rd
2019

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

258,066 259,431 200,356 200,953 32,810 33,081 16,009 16,411

Civilian labor force

162,534 164,301 125,934 127,132 20,548 20,748 10,265 10,530

Participation rate

63.0 63.3 62.9 63.3 62.6 62.7 64.1 64.2

Employed

156,245 158,226 121,624 122,821 19,221 19,579 9,930 10,238

Unemployed

6,289 6,075 4,310 4,312 1,327 1,169 335 292

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.7 3.4 3.4 6.5 5.6 3.3 2.8

Not in labor force

95,533 95,130 74,422 73,820 12,262 12,333 5,744 5,880

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

124,816 125,481 98,002 98,284 14,988 15,124 7,462 7,662

Civilian labor force

86,376 87,303 68,193 68,779 9,762 9,914 5,407 5,544

Participation rate

69.2 69.6 69.6 70.0 65.1 65.6 72.5 72.4

Employed

83,235 84,246 66,037 66,627 9,124 9,330 5,225 5,379

Unemployed

3,142 3,057 2,156 2,152 638 584 182 166

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.5 3.2 3.1 6.5 5.9 3.4 3.0

Not in labor force

38,440 38,178 29,810 29,505 5,226 5,210 2,056 2,117

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

116,328 117,040 91,737 92,061 13,749 13,905 7,014 7,171

Civilian labor force

83,263 84,020 65,728 66,174 9,403 9,552 5,310 5,425

Participation rate

71.6 71.8 71.6 71.9 68.4 68.7 75.7 75.7

Employed

80,555 81,394 63,869 64,344 8,856 9,033 5,138 5,274

Unemployed

2,708 2,626 1,858 1,830 547 519 173 151

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.1 2.8 2.8 5.8 5.4 3.3 2.8

Not in labor force

33,065 33,020 26,010 25,887 4,346 4,353 1,704 1,746

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

133,250 133,951 102,354 102,669 17,822 17,957 8,547 8,749

Civilian labor force

76,157 76,998 57,741 58,353 10,786 10,834 4,858 4,986

Participation rate

57.2 57.5 56.4 56.8 60.5 60.3 56.8 57.0

Employed

73,010 73,981 55,588 56,193 10,097 10,249 4,705 4,859

Unemployed

3,147 3,017 2,154 2,160 689 585 153 127

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7 6.4 5.4 3.1 2.5

Not in labor force

57,093 56,952 44,612 44,316 7,036 7,123 3,688 3,763

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

124,983 125,705 96,312 96,652 16,566 16,717 8,064 8,220

Civilian labor force

73,022 73,842 55,296 55,923 10,386 10,405 4,760 4,859

Participation rate

58.4 58.7 57.4 57.9 62.7 62.2 59.0 59.1

Employed

70,238 71,201 53,394 54,029 9,764 9,894 4,621 4,748

Unemployed

2,784 2,641 1,901 1,894 622 511 139 111

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.6 3.4 3.4 6.0 4.9 2.9 2.3

Not in labor force

51,961 51,863 41,017 40,729 6,180 6,312 3,304 3,361

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,755 16,687 12,307 12,240 2,495 2,459 931 1,020

Civilian labor force

6,249 6,439 4,911 5,036 759 792 195 246

Participation rate

37.3 38.6 39.9 41.1 30.4 32.2 20.9 24.1

Employed

5,452 5,632 4,360 4,448 602 652 171 216

Unemployed

797 808 550 588 158 139 23 30

Unemployment rate

12.8 12.5 11.2 11.7 20.8 17.6 12.0 12.4

Not in labor force

10,506 10,247 7,396 7,203 1,736 1,667 736 774

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: October 04, 2019