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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Sep 2018
Name Sep 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,290 258,066 255,562 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
161,958 161,909 161,049 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.7 62.7 63 %
Employed
156,191 155,539 154,494 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.5 60.3 60.5 %
Unemployed
5,766 6,370 6,556 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.9 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
96,332 96,157 94,513 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,070 5,534 5,415 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,928 124,816 123,516 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,815 86,212 85,516 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.7 69.1 69.2 %
Employed
82,814 83,062 82,119 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.3 66.5 66.5 %
Unemployed
3,002 3,150 3,397 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.7 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
39,113 38,604 37,999 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,437 116,328 115,020 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,115 83,140 82,633 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.4 71.5 71.8 %
Employed
80,458 80,409 79,662 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.1 69.1 69.3 %
Unemployed
2,658 2,731 2,972 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.3 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
33,322 33,188 32,387 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,362 133,250 132,047 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,142 75,697 75,533 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.1 56.8 57.2 %
Employed
73,378 72,477 72,375 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.0 54.4 54.8 %
Unemployed
2,765 3,220 3,158 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 4.3 4.2 %
Not in Labor Force
57,220 57,553 56,514 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,091 124,983 123,781 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,280 72,782 72,670 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.6 58.2 58.7 %
Employed
70,858 69,880 69,820 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.6 55.9 56.4 %
Unemployed
2,422 2,902 2,849 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 4.0 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
51,811 52,201 51,111 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,762 16,755 16,761 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,562 5,987 5,746 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
33.2 35.7 34.3 %
Employed
4,876 5,250 5,011 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
29.1 31.3 29.9 %
Unemployed
686 737 735 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.3 12.3 12.8 %
Not in Labor Force
11,199 10,767 11,015 Thous. of Persons
   

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