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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Aug 2017
Name Aug 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2016 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
255,357 255,151 253,854 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
160,863 161,911 159,800 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63 63.5 62.9 %
Employed
153,576 154,470 151,804 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.1 60.5 59.8 %
Unemployed
7,287 7,441 7,996 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.5 4.6 5.0 %
Not in Labor Force
94,494 93,240 94,054 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,852 5,713 5,824 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
123,413 123,311 122,656 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,633 86,212 85,416 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.4 69.9 69.6 %
Employed
81,975 82,484 81,365 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.4 66.9 66.3 %
Unemployed
3,659 3,728 4,052 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.3 4.3 4.7 %
Not in Labor Force
37,780 37,099 37,240 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
114,918 114,817 114,173 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
82,474 82,656 82,048 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 72 71.9 %
Employed
79,255 79,457 78,562 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69 69.2 68.8 %
Unemployed
3,219 3,199 3,487 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 3.9 4.2 %
Not in Labor Force
32,445 32,161 32,124 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
131,943 131,840 131,198 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,230 75,699 74,384 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57 57.4 56.7 %
Employed
71,601 71,986 70,439 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.3 54.6 53.7 %
Unemployed
3,628 3,713 3,945 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.8 4.9 5.3 %
Not in Labor Force
56,713 56,141 56,814 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
123,679 123,577 122,949 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,045 72,127 71,290 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.3 58.4 58 %
Employed
68,835 68,860 67,776 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.7 55.7 55.1 %
Unemployed
3,210 3,267 3,514 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.5 4.5 4.9 %
Not in Labor Force
51,634 51,450 51,660 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,759 16,757 16,732 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
6,344 7,128 6,462 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
37.9 42.5 38.6 %
Employed
5,487 6,154 5,466 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
32.7 36.7 32.7 %
Unemployed
858 974 996 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.5 13.7 15.4 %
Not in Labor Force
10,415 9,629 10,270 Thous. of Persons
   

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