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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Oct 2018
Name Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,514 258,290 255,766 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,723 161,958 160,465 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.9 62.7 62.7 %
Employed
156,952 156,191 154,223 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.7 60.5 60.3 %
Unemployed
5,771 5,766 6,242 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.6 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
95,792 96,332 95,301 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,048 5,070 4,938 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,041 124,928 123,617 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,081 85,815 85,236 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.8 68.7 69 %
Employed
83,052 82,814 81,875 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.4 66.3 66.2 %
Unemployed
3,029 3,002 3,362 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.5 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
38,960 39,113 38,380 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,546 116,437 115,120 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,332 83,115 82,455 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.5 71.4 71.6 %
Employed
80,637 80,458 79,530 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.2 69.1 69.1 %
Unemployed
2,694 2,658 2,925 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.2 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
33,215 33,322 32,665 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,474 133,362 132,149 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,642 76,142 75,228 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.4 57.1 56.9 %
Employed
73,900 73,378 72,348 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.4 55.0 54.7 %
Unemployed
2,742 2,765 2,880 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.6 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
56,832 57,220 56,921 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,200 125,091 123,882 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,683 73,280 72,443 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.9 58.6 58.5 %
Employed
71,270 70,858 69,872 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.9 56.6 56.4 %
Unemployed
2,412 2,422 2,571 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.3 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
51,517 51,811 51,440 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,768 16,762 16,763 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,708 5,562 5,567 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.0 33.2 33.2 %
Employed
5,045 4,876 4,821 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.1 29.1 28.8 %
Unemployed
664 686 746 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
11.6 12.3 13.4 %
Not in Labor Force
11,060 11,199 11,196 Thous. of Persons
   

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