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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Sep 2019
Name Sep 2019 Aug 2019 Sep 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
259,638 259,432 258,290 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
163,943 164,019 161,958 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.1 63.2 62.7 %
Employed
158,478 157,816 156,191 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
61.0 60.8 60.5 %
Unemployed
5,465 6,203 5,766 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.8 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
95,694 95,413 96,332 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
4,637 5,331 5,070 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,583 125,481 124,928 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,729 87,155 85,815 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.1 69.5 68.7 %
Employed
83,862 84,077 82,814 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.8 67.0 66.3 %
Unemployed
2,867 3,078 3,002 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.5 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
38,855 38,326 39,113 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
117,140 117,040 116,437 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,837 83,939 83,115 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.6 71.7 71.4 %
Employed
81,348 81,272 80,458 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.4 69.4 69.1 %
Unemployed
2,488 2,667 2,658 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.0 3.2 3.2 %
Not in Labor Force
33,304 33,101 33,322 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
134,054 133,951 133,362 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
77,214 76,864 76,142 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.6 57.4 57.1 %
Employed
74,616 73,740 73,378 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.7 55.0 55.0 %
Unemployed
2,598 3,125 2,765 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 4.1 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
56,840 57,087 57,220 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,806 125,705 125,091 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
74,501 73,756 73,280 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
59.2 58.7 58.6 %
Employed
72,204 70,983 70,858 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
57.4 56.5 56.6 %
Unemployed
2,297 2,773 2,422 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.1 3.8 3.3 %
Not in Labor Force
51,304 51,949 51,811 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,691 16,687 16,762 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,605 6,324 5,562 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
33.6 37.9 33.2 %
Employed
4,926 5,560 4,876 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
29.5 33.3 29.1 %
Unemployed
680 763 686 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.1 12.1 12.3 %
Not in Labor Force
11,086 10,363 11,199 Thous. of Persons
   

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