HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-15. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity
Total Men, 20 years and
over
Women, 20 years and
over
Both sexes, 16 to 19
years
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2019

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

258,066 259,432 116,328 117,040 124,983 125,705 16,755 16,687

Civilian labor force

161,909 164,019 83,140 83,939 72,782 73,756 5,987 6,324

Participation rate

62.7 63.2 71.5 71.7 58.2 58.7 35.7 37.9

Employed

155,539 157,816 80,409 81,272 69,880 70,983 5,250 5,560

Employment-population ratio

60.3 60.8 69.1 69.4 55.9 56.5 31.3 33.3

Unemployed

6,370 6,203 2,731 2,667 2,902 2,773 737 763

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.8 3.3 3.2 4.0 3.8 12.3 12.1

Not in labor force

96,157 95,413 33,188 33,101 52,201 51,949 10,767 10,363

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

200,356 200,953 91,737 92,061 96,312 96,652 12,307 12,240

Civilian labor force

125,462 126,920 65,601 66,119 55,100 55,839 4,761 4,962

Participation rate

62.6 63.2 71.5 71.8 57.2 57.8 38.7 40.5

Employed

121,040 122,439 63,702 64,252 53,100 53,798 4,239 4,389

Employment-population ratio

60.4 60.9 69.4 69.8 55.1 55.7 34.4 35.9

Unemployed

4,421 4,481 1,899 1,867 2,000 2,042 522 573

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.5 2.9 2.8 3.6 3.7 11.0 11.5

Not in labor force

74,894 74,033 26,136 25,942 41,212 40,813 7,546 7,278

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

32,810 33,081 13,749 13,905 16,566 16,717 2,495 2,459

Civilian labor force

20,452 20,645 9,431 9,546 10,345 10,346 676 753

Participation rate

62.3 62.4 68.6 68.7 62.4 61.9 27.1 30.6

Employed

19,114 19,503 8,884 9,005 9,690 9,858 539 639

Employment-population ratio

58.3 59.0 64.6 64.8 58.5 59.0 21.6 26.0

Unemployed

1,338 1,143 546 540 655 488 137 114

Unemployment rate

6.5 5.5 5.8 5.7 6.3 4.7 20.3 15.2

Not in labor force

12,358 12,435 4,318 4,359 6,220 6,371 1,819 1,706

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,093 16,433 7,023 7,167 8,087 8,254 983 1,012

Civilian labor force

10,279 10,554 5,309 5,400 4,779 4,923 191 231

Participation rate

63.9 64.2 75.6 75.4 59.1 59.6 19.4 22.8

Employed

9,967 10,248 5,157 5,255 4,640 4,797 170 196

Employment-population ratio

61.9 62.4 73.4 73.3 57.4 58.1 17.2 19.4

Unemployed

312 306 152 145 139 126 21 35

Unemployment rate

3.0 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.9 2.6 11.1 15.2

Not in labor force

5,814 5,879 1,714 1,766 3,307 3,332 793 781

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,863 43,630 19,349 19,697 19,567 19,935 3,947 3,998

Civilian labor force

28,219 29,065 15,428 15,726 11,513 12,034 1,279 1,305

Participation rate

65.8 66.6 79.7 79.8 58.8 60.4 32.4 32.6

Employed

26,898 27,849 14,899 15,244 10,902 11,494 1,097 1,111

Employment-population ratio

62.8 63.8 77.0 77.4 55.7 57.7 27.8 27.8

Unemployed

1,322 1,216 528 482 611 540 182 194

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.2 3.4 3.1 5.3 4.5 14.2 14.9

Not in labor force

14,644 14,565 3,921 3,971 8,055 7,901 2,667 2,692

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. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: September 06, 2019