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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Aug 2019
Name Aug 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
259,432 259,225 258,066 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
164,019 164,941 161,909 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.2 63.6 62.7 %
Employed
157,816 158,385 155,539 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.8 61.1 60.3 %
Unemployed
6,203 6,556 6,370 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 4.0 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
95,413 94,284 96,157 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,331 5,289 5,534 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,481 125,378 124,816 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
87,155 88,025 86,212 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.5 70.2 69.1 %
Employed
84,077 84,798 83,062 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
67.0 67.6 66.5 %
Unemployed
3,078 3,227 3,150 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.7 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
38,326 37,353 38,604 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
117,040 116,939 116,328 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,939 84,284 83,140 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.7 72.1 71.5 %
Employed
81,272 81,561 80,409 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.4 69.7 69.1 %
Unemployed
2,667 2,723 2,731 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.2 3.3 %
Not in Labor Force
33,101 32,655 33,188 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,951 133,847 133,250 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,864 76,916 75,697 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.4 57.5 56.8 %
Employed
73,740 73,587 72,477 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.0 55.0 54.4 %
Unemployed
3,125 3,329 3,220 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.1 4.3 4.3 %
Not in Labor Force
57,087 56,931 57,553 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,705 125,604 124,983 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,756 73,269 72,782 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.7 58.3 58.2 %
Employed
70,983 70,415 69,880 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.5 56.1 55.9 %
Unemployed
2,773 2,853 2,902 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 3.9 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
51,949 52,336 52,201 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,687 16,682 16,755 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
6,324 7,389 5,987 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
37.9 44.3 35.7 %
Employed
5,560 6,409 5,250 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
33.3 38.4 31.3 %
Unemployed
763 980 737 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.1 13.3 12.3 %
Not in Labor Force
10,363 9,293 10,767 Thous. of Persons
   

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