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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Oct 2019
Name Oct 2019 Sep 2019 Oct 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
259,845 259,638 258,514 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
164,576 163,943 162,723 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.3 63.1 62.9 %
Employed
159,067 158,478 156,952 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
61.2 61.0 60.7 %
Unemployed
5,510 5,465 5,771 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.3 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
95,269 95,694 95,792 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
4,412 4,637 5,048 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,687 125,583 125,041 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,824 86,729 86,081 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.1 69.1 68.8 %
Employed
83,918 83,862 83,052 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.8 66.8 66.4 %
Unemployed
2,906 2,867 3,029 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.3 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
38,863 38,855 38,960 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
117,242 117,140 116,546 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,967 83,837 83,332 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.6 71.6 71.5 %
Employed
81,433 81,348 80,637 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.5 69.4 69.2 %
Unemployed
2,534 2,488 2,694 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.0 3.0 3.2 %
Not in Labor Force
33,275 33,304 33,215 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
134,158 134,054 133,474 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
77,752 77,214 76,642 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.0 57.6 57.4 %
Employed
75,149 74,616 73,900 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.0 55.7 55.4 %
Unemployed
2,603 2,598 2,742 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.4 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
56,406 56,840 56,832 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,907 125,806 125,200 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
74,891 74,501 73,683 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
59.5 59.2 58.9 %
Employed
72,584 72,204 71,270 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
57.6 57.4 56.9 %
Unemployed
2,307 2,297 2,412 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.1 3.1 3.3 %
Not in Labor Force
51,016 51,304 51,517 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,696 16,691 16,768 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,718 5,605 5,708 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.2 33.6 34.0 %
Employed
5,050 4,926 5,045 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.2 29.5 30.1 %
Unemployed
668 680 664 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
11.7 12.1 11.6 %
Not in Labor Force
10,978 11,086 11,060 Thous. of Persons
   

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