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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Oct 2021
Name Oct 2021 Sep 2021 Oct 2020 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
261,908 261,766 260,925 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
161,863 161,392 161,053 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
61.8 61.7 61.7 %
Employed
154,966 154,026 150,433 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
59.2 58.8 57.7 %
Unemployed
6,896 7,366 10,620 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.3 4.6 6.6 %
Not in Labor Force
100,045 100,373 99,872 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,567 5,710 6,317 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
126,719 126,648 126,218 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,725 85,715 85,464 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
67.6 67.7 67.7 %
Employed
82,163 81,731 79,794 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
64.8 64.5 63.2 %
Unemployed
3,562 3,984 5,670 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.2 4.6 6.6 %
Not in Labor Force
40,994 40,933 40,754 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
118,406 118,337 117,854 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
82,786 82,865 82,575 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.9 70.0 70.1 %
Employed
79,556 79,230 77,330 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
67.2 67.0 65.6 %
Unemployed
3,230 3,635 5,245 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 4.4 6.4 %
Not in Labor Force
35,620 35,472 35,279 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
135,189 135,118 134,707 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,138 75,677 75,589 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.3 56.0 56.1 %
Employed
72,803 72,295 70,639 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
53.9 53.5 52.4 %
Unemployed
3,335 3,382 4,950 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.4 4.5 6.5 %
Not in Labor Force
59,052 59,441 59,118 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
127,051 126,982 126,520 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,296 72,784 72,728 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.7 57.3 57.5 %
Employed
70,274 69,699 68,109 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.3 54.9 53.8 %
Unemployed
3,022 3,085 4,619 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.1 4.2 6.4 %
Not in Labor Force
53,755 54,198 53,792 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,451 16,447 16,551 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,780 5,743 5,750 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.1 34.9 34.7 %
Employed
5,137 5,097 4,994 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
31.2 31.0 30.2 %
Unemployed
644 647 756 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
11.1 11.3 13.1 %
Not in Labor Force
10,670 10,704 10,801 Thous. of Persons
   

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