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    Oct 2017
Name Oct 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2016 Units
TOTAL, 16 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
225,511 224,927 224,094 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
154,105 154,568 153,730 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.3 68.7 68.6 %
Employed
148,346 148,499 146,881 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
65.8 66 65.5 %
Unemployed
5,760 6,068 6,849 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
3.7 3.9 4.5 %
Not in labor force
71,406 70,359 70,363 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 to 64 years
Civilian labor force
77,085 77,168 77,065 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
82.4 82.8 82.5 %
Employed
74,130 74,141 73,511 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
79.2 79.5 78.7 %
Unemployed
2,955 3,027 3,555 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
3.8 3.9 4.6 %
Not in labor force
16,478 16,044 16,362 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 to 64 years
Civilian labor force
68,608 68,889 68,387 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71 71.2 70.8 %
Employed
66,080 66,094 65,381 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
68.3 68.3 67.7 %
Unemployed
2,528 2,794 3,006 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
3.7 4.1 4.4 %
Not in labor force
28,086 27,830 28,222 Thous. of Persons
Both sexes, 65 years and older
Civilian labor force
8,412 8,512 8,278 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
23.9 24.3 24.3 %
Employed
8,136 8,264 7,989 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
23.1 23.6 23.5 %
Unemployed
276 247 289 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
3.3 2.9 3.5 %
Not in labor force
26,841 26,485 25,779 Thous. of Persons
   

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