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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity,
sex, and age
2010 2011 2012 2013
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

192,639 192,601 192,879 193,236 193,591 192,693 193,006 193,375 193,743 193,861 194,147 194,491 194,831

Civilian labor force

124,727 124,471 124,629 124,585 124,582 123,757 123,730 123,523 123,679 123,704 123,697 123,362 122,850

Participation rate

64.7 64.6 64.6 64.5 64.4 64.2 64.1 63.9 63.8 63.8 63.7 63.4 63.1

Employed

113,914 114,429 114,639 114,702 114,995 114,613 114,632 114,647 115,169 115,224 115,488 115,458 115,346

Employment-population ratio

59.1 59.4 59.4 59.4 59.4 59.5 59.4 59.3 59.4 59.4 59.5 59.4 59.2

Unemployed

10,814 10,042 9,990 9,883 9,587 9,143 9,098 8,876 8,510 8,480 8,208 7,904 7,504

Unemployment rate

8.7 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.4 7.4 7.2 6.9 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.1

Not in labor force

67,911 68,130 68,250 68,651 69,009 68,936 69,276 69,852 70,064 70,157 70,451 71,128 71,982

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

65,023 64,953 65,237 65,160 65,256 64,565 64,519 64,447 64,592 64,740 64,657 64,431 64,169

Participation rate

74.0 73.9 74.1 73.8 73.7 73.8 73.6 73.3 73.3 73.4 73.2 72.7 72.3

Employed

59,331 59,761 60,067 60,184 60,452 60,093 60,070 60,137 60,469 60,606 60,578 60,452 60,408

Employment-population ratio

67.5 68.0 68.2 68.2 68.3 68.7 68.5 68.4 68.6 68.7 68.6 68.3 68.0

Unemployed

5,692 5,192 5,169 4,976 4,805 4,473 4,450 4,310 4,123 4,134 4,079 3,978 3,761

Unemployment rate

8.8 8.0 7.9 7.6 7.4 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,931 54,788 54,771 54,658 54,585 54,539 54,519 54,415 54,422 54,300 54,378 54,377 54,133

Participation rate

59.7 59.7 59.6 59.3 59.1 59.0 58.8 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.3 58.2 57.8

Employed

50,892 50,966 50,927 50,815 50,823 50,873 50,883 50,872 51,017 50,972 51,225 51,356 51,238

Employment-population ratio

55.3 55.5 55.4 55.1 55.0 55.0 54.9 54.8 54.8 54.7 54.9 55.0 54.7

Unemployed

4,039 3,822 3,844 3,843 3,762 3,666 3,636 3,543 3,405 3,328 3,153 3,021 2,895

Unemployment rate

7.4 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.7 6.7 6.5 6.3 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

4,774 4,730 4,622 4,767 4,740 4,652 4,691 4,661 4,665 4,664 4,661 4,555 4,548

Participation rate

37.3 36.7 36.0 37.2 37.1 36.6 37.0 36.9 37.0 37.2 37.2 36.5 36.6

Employed

3,691 3,702 3,645 3,703 3,721 3,648 3,680 3,638 3,683 3,646 3,685 3,650 3,700

Employment-population ratio

28.8 28.8 28.4 28.9 29.1 28.7 29.0 28.8 29.2 29.1 29.4 29.2 29.7

Unemployed

1,083 1,028 977 1,064 1,020 1,004 1,012 1,023 982 1,017 976 905 848

Unemployment rate

22.7 21.7 21.1 22.3 21.5 21.6 21.6 21.9 21.1 21.8 20.9 19.9 18.6

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

28,864 28,976 29,064 29,158 29,258 29,760 29,855 29,954 30,060 30,222 30,322 30,426 30,535

Civilian labor force

17,966 17,792 17,774 17,933 18,034 18,297 18,366 18,392 18,535 18,595 18,643 18,599 18,475

Participation rate

62.2 61.4 61.2 61.5 61.6 61.5 61.5 61.4 61.7 61.5 61.5 61.1 60.5

Employed

15,129 14,998 14,886 15,048 15,280 15,753 15,859 15,840 15,972 16,066 16,149 16,214 16,179

Employment-population ratio

52.4 51.8 51.2 51.6 52.2 52.9 53.1 52.9 53.1 53.2 53.3 53.3 53.0

Unemployed

2,837 2,795 2,888 2,886 2,754 2,544 2,506 2,552 2,563 2,528 2,495 2,385 2,296

Unemployment rate

15.8 15.7 16.3 16.1 15.3 13.9 13.6 13.9 13.8 13.6 13.4 12.8 12.4

Not in labor force

10,898 11,184 11,289 11,225 11,224 11,463 11,489 11,562 11,525 11,628 11,679 11,827 12,060

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,076 8,063 8,091 8,141 8,203 8,246 8,262 8,234 8,284 8,423 8,394 8,414 8,314

Participation rate

68.9 68.3 68.3 68.4 68.6 68.2 68.0 67.4 67.4 68.0 67.5 67.3 66.2

Employed

6,750 6,697 6,696 6,766 6,905 7,103 7,099 7,061 7,157 7,326 7,295 7,295 7,305

Employment-population ratio

57.6 56.8 56.5 56.8 57.7 58.7 58.4 57.8 58.3 59.2 58.6 58.4 58.1

Unemployed

1,325 1,365 1,395 1,374 1,299 1,143 1,163 1,173 1,127 1,097 1,099 1,119 1,009

Unemployment rate

16.4 16.9 17.2 16.9 15.8 13.9 14.1 14.2 13.6 13.0 13.1 13.3 12.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,196 9,076 9,024 9,170 9,167 9,365 9,405 9,419 9,538 9,457 9,530 9,450 9,474

Participation rate

63.4 62.3 61.8 62.5 62.3 62.5 62.5 62.4 62.9 62.0 62.3 61.5 61.4

Employed

8,007 7,919 7,797 7,931 7,977 8,221 8,322 8,314 8,395 8,299 8,437 8,463 8,432

Employment-population ratio

55.2 54.4 53.4 54.1 54.2 54.9 55.3 55.0 55.3 54.4 55.1 55.1 54.6

Unemployed

1,189 1,157 1,227 1,240 1,189 1,144 1,083 1,105 1,144 1,157 1,094 987 1,042

Unemployment rate

12.9 12.8 13.6 13.5 13.0 12.2 11.5 11.7 12.0 12.2 11.5 10.4 11.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

694 654 660 622 664 686 699 739 713 715 719 736 686

Participation rate

26.3 25.0 25.4 24.1 25.8 25.6 26.3 28.1 27.4 27.6 27.9 28.8 27.0

Employed

371 382 393 351 398 429 438 464 421 441 417 457 441

Employment-population ratio

14.1 14.6 15.1 13.6 15.5 16.0 16.5 17.6 16.1 17.0 16.2 17.9 17.4

Unemployed

323 272 267 271 266 257 260 275 293 274 302 279 245

Unemployment rate

46.5 41.6 40.5 43.6 40.1 37.5 37.3 37.2 41.0 38.4 42.0 37.9 35.7

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

34,101 34,078 34,311 34,555 34,806 36,383 36,627 36,881 37,145 37,168 37,395 37,630 37,876

Civilian labor force

22,899 22,611 22,747 22,930 23,312 24,146 24,462 24,415 24,547 24,504 24,735 24,916 24,923

Participation rate

67.1 66.3 66.3 66.4 67.0 66.4 66.8 66.2 66.1 65.9 66.1 66.2 65.8

Employed

19,985 19,962 20,063 20,351 20,710 21,607 21,810 21,956 22,145 22,190 22,488 22,616 22,765

Employment-population ratio

58.6 58.6 58.5 58.9 59.5 59.4 59.5 59.5 59.6 59.7 60.1 60.1 60.1

Unemployed

2,913 2,649 2,684 2,579 2,602 2,539 2,652 2,459 2,403 2,315 2,247 2,300 2,158

Unemployment rate

12.7 11.7 11.8 11.2 11.2 10.5 10.8 10.1 9.8 9.4 9.1 9.2 8.7

Not in labor force

11,203 11,467 11,564 11,625 11,494 12,236 12,165 12,466 12,598 12,664 12,660 12,714 12,952

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white and black or African American) 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: August 03, 2021