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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    May 2018
Name May 2018 Apr 2018 May 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
257,454 257,272 254,767 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
161,765 161,280 159,979 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.8 62.7 62.8 %
Employed
156,009 155,348 153,407 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.6 60.4 60.2 %
Unemployed
5,756 5,932 6,572 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.7 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
95,689 95,992 94,788 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,696 5,010 5,976 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,509 124,418 123,120 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,309 85,965 85,007 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.3 69.1 69 %
Employed
83,103 82,610 81,572 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.7 66.4 66.3 %
Unemployed
3,206 3,355 3,436 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.9 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
38,201 38,453 38,113 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,017 115,921 114,627 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,458 83,225 82,130 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.9 71.8 71.6 %
Employed
80,698 80,242 79,126 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.6 69.2 69 %
Unemployed
2,761 2,983 3,004 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.6 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
32,559 32,697 32,497 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
132,944 132,853 131,647 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,456 75,314 74,972 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.8 56.7 56.9 %
Employed
72,907 72,738 71,835 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.8 54.8 54.6 %
Unemployed
2,549 2,576 3,136 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.4 4.2 %
Not in Labor Force
57,488 57,539 56,675 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,674 124,579 123,386 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,599 72,573 72,085 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.2 58.3 58.4 %
Employed
70,341 70,266 69,340 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.4 56.4 56.2 %
Unemployed
2,258 2,307 2,745 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.1 3.2 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
52,075 52,006 51,300 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,763 16,771 16,754 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,707 5,482 5,764 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.0 32.7 34.4 %
Employed
4,970 4,840 4,941 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
29.7 28.9 29.5 %
Unemployed
737 642 823 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.9 11.7 14.3 %
Not in Labor Force
11,056 11,290 10,991 Thous. of Persons
   

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