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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Mar 2018
Name Mar 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
257,097 256,934 254,414 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
161,548 161,494 159,912 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.8 62.9 62.9 %
Employed
154,877 154,403 152,628 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.2 60.1 60 %
Unemployed
6,671 7,091 7,284 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.1 4.4 4.6 %
Not in Labor Force
95,549 95,439 94,502 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
4,793 5,152 5,507 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,331 124,250 122,945 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,924 85,806 84,718 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.1 69.1 68.9 %
Employed
82,151 81,829 80,546 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.1 65.9 65.5 %
Unemployed
3,773 3,977 4,172 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.4 4.6 4.9 %
Not in Labor Force
38,407 38,444 38,227 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
115,832 115,748 114,455 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,162 83,053 81,924 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 71.8 71.6 %
Employed
79,810 79,552 78,172 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
68.9 68.7 68.3 %
Unemployed
3,352 3,501 3,752 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.0 4.2 4.6 %
Not in Labor Force
32,670 32,695 32,531 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
132,766 132,684 131,469 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,624 75,688 75,194 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57 57 57.2 %
Employed
72,726 72,574 72,082 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.8 54.7 54.8 %
Unemployed
2,898 3,114 3,112 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.8 4.1 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
57,142 56,996 56,275 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,491 124,407 123,212 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,780 72,791 72,354 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.5 58.5 58.7 %
Employed
70,178 70,029 69,559 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.4 56.3 56.5 %
Unemployed
2,602 2,762 2,795 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.8 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
51,711 51,616 50,858 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,774 16,778 16,747 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,606 5,650 5,634 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
33.4 33.7 33.6 %
Employed
4,889 4,822 4,897 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
29.1 28.7 29.2 %
Unemployed
717 828 737 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.8 14.7 13.1 %
Not in Labor Force
11,169 11,128 11,113 Thous. of Persons
   

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