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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Aug 2018
Name Aug 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,066 257,843 255,357 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
161,909 163,734 160,863 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.7 63.5 63 %
Employed
155,539 157,004 153,576 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.3 60.9 60.1 %
Unemployed
6,370 6,730 7,287 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 4.1 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
96,157 94,109 94,494 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,534 5,483 5,852 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,816 124,704 123,413 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,212 87,102 85,633 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.1 69.8 69.4 %
Employed
83,062 83,828 81,975 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.5 67.2 66.4 %
Unemployed
3,150 3,274 3,659 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.8 4.3 %
Not in Labor Force
38,604 37,602 37,780 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,328 116,220 114,918 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,140 83,534 82,474 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.5 71.9 71.8 %
Employed
80,409 80,800 79,255 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.1 69.5 69 %
Unemployed
2,731 2,734 3,219 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.3 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
33,188 32,685 32,445 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,250 133,139 131,943 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,697 76,632 75,230 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.8 57.6 57 %
Employed
72,477 73,176 71,601 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.4 55.0 54.3 %
Unemployed
3,220 3,456 3,628 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.3 4.5 4.8 %
Not in Labor Force
57,553 56,507 56,713 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,983 124,875 123,679 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,782 73,004 72,045 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.2 58.5 58.3 %
Employed
69,880 69,975 68,835 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.9 56.0 55.7 %
Unemployed
2,902 3,028 3,210 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.0 4.1 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
52,201 51,871 51,634 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,755 16,748 16,759 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,987 7,196 6,344 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.7 43.0 37.9 %
Employed
5,250 6,228 5,487 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
31.3 37.2 32.7 %
Unemployed
737 967 858 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.3 13.4 13.5 %
Not in Labor Force
10,767 9,552 10,415 Thous. of Persons
   

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