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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

258,693 259,896 116,665 117,330 125,332 125,991 16,696 16,574

Civilian labor force

162,097 155,830 83,415 80,379 73,382 70,790 5,300 4,661

Participation rate

62.7 60.0 71.5 68.5 58.5 56.2 31.7 28.1

Employed

156,710 133,326 80,711 70,041 71,327 60,124 4,672 3,161

Employment-population ratio

60.6 51.3 69.2 59.7 56.9 47.7 28.0 19.1

Unemployed

5,387 22,504 2,703 10,338 2,055 10,666 628 1,500

Unemployment rate

3.3 14.4 3.2 12.9 2.8 15.1 11.9 32.2

Not in labor force

96,596 104,066 33,251 36,951 51,950 55,202 11,395 11,913

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

200,576 201,082 91,861 92,165 96,461 96,756 12,254 12,161

Civilian labor force

125,627 120,795 65,852 63,595 55,639 53,581 4,136 3,620

Participation rate

62.6 60.1 71.7 69.0 57.7 55.4 33.8 29.8

Employed

122,036 104,083 64,014 55,863 54,309 45,735 3,713 2,485

Employment-population ratio

60.8 51.8 69.7 60.6 56.3 47.3 30.3 20.4

Unemployed

3,591 16,713 1,838 7,732 1,330 7,846 423 1,135

Unemployment rate

2.9 13.8 2.8 12.2 2.4 14.6 10.2 31.3

Not in labor force

74,950 80,287 26,009 28,570 40,822 43,175 8,118 8,541

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

32,955 33,267 13,837 14,012 16,649 16,830 2,469 2,424

Civilian labor force

20,537 19,425 9,449 8,856 10,406 9,997 681 573

Participation rate

62.3 58.4 68.3 63.2 62.5 59.4 27.6 23.6

Employed

19,262 16,248 8,827 7,431 9,907 8,413 527 405

Employment-population ratio

58.4 48.8 63.8 53.0 59.5 50.0 21.3 16.7

Unemployed

1,275 3,177 622 1,425 499 1,584 155 168

Unemployment rate

6.2 16.4 6.6 16.1 4.8 15.8 22.7 29.4

Not in labor force

12,418 13,841 4,388 5,156 6,243 6,834 1,788 1,851

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,290 16,363 7,155 7,190 8,152 8,239 983 934

Civilian labor force

10,166 9,893 5,270 5,152 4,729 4,597 167 145

Participation rate

62.4 60.5 73.7 71.6 58.0 55.8 17.0 15.5

Employed

9,954 8,476 5,168 4,497 4,623 3,881 163 97

Employment-population ratio

61.1 51.8 72.2 62.5 56.7 47.1 16.5 10.4

Unemployed

212 1,418 102 655 106 715 4 47

Unemployment rate

2.1 14.3 1.9 12.7 2.2 15.6 2.5 32.8

Not in labor force

6,124 6,470 1,885 2,039 3,422 3,642 817 789

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,289 43,975 19,538 19,854 19,774 20,117 3,976 4,004

Civilian labor force

28,474 27,752 15,595 15,319 11,776 11,341 1,103 1,092

Participation rate

65.8 63.1 79.8 77.2 59.6 56.4 27.7 27.3

Employed

27,415 22,625 15,074 12,817 11,381 9,090 961 719

Employment-population ratio

63.3 51.5 77.2 64.6 57.6 45.2 24.2 18.0

Unemployed

1,059 5,126 521 2,502 395 2,251 142 373

Unemployment rate

3.7 18.5 3.3 16.3 3.4 19.8 12.9 34.2

Not in labor force

14,814 16,223 3,943 4,535 7,999 8,776 2,873 2,912

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: May 11, 2020