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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Dec 2018
Name Dec 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,888 258,708 256,109 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,510 162,665 159,880 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.8 62.9 62.4 %
Employed
156,481 157,015 153,602 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.4 60.7 60 %
Unemployed
6,029 5,650 6,278 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.5 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
96,378 96,043 96,230 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,121 5,060 5,071 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,227 125,137 123,786 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,857 85,974 84,831 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.6 68.7 68.5 %
Employed
82,440 83,033 81,300 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
65.8 66.4 65.7 %
Unemployed
3,417 2,941 3,531 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.0 3.4 4.2 %
Not in Labor Force
39,370 39,163 38,955 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,739 116,646 115,292 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,101 83,231 82,193 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.2 71.4 71.3 %
Employed
80,036 80,636 79,025 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
68.6 69.1 68.5 %
Unemployed
3,066 2,596 3,168 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.1 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
33,638 33,414 33,099 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,662 133,571 132,323 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,654 76,691 75,048 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.3 57.4 56.7 %
Employed
74,041 73,982 72,301 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.4 55.4 54.6 %
Unemployed
2,612 2,709 2,747 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.5 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
57,008 56,880 57,275 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,393 125,299 124,057 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,768 73,820 72,237 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.8 58.9 58.2 %
Employed
71,422 71,438 69,775 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
57.0 57.0 56.2 %
Unemployed
2,345 2,383 2,462 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.2 3.4 %
Not in Labor Force
51,625 51,479 51,820 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,756 16,763 16,760 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,641 5,613 5,449 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
33.7 33.5 32.5 %
Employed
5,023 4,941 4,801 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.0 29.5 28.6 %
Unemployed
619 672 648 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
11.0 12.0 11.9 %
Not in Labor Force
11,115 11,150 11,311 Thous. of Persons
   

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