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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Dec 2017
Name Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2016 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
256,109 255,949 254,742 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
159,880 160,466 158,968 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.4 62.7 62.4 %
Employed
153,602 154,180 151,798 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60 60.2 59.6 %
Unemployed
6,278 6,286 7,170 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 3.9 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
96,230 95,483 95,774 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,071 4,877 5,449 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
123,786 123,707 123,099 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
84,831 84,943 84,463 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.5 68.7 68.6 %
Employed
81,300 81,535 80,368 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
65.7 65.9 65.3 %
Unemployed
3,531 3,408 4,095 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.2 4.0 4.8 %
Not in Labor Force
38,955 38,764 38,636 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
115,292 115,212 114,603 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
82,193 82,257 81,640 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.3 71.4 71.2 %
Employed
79,025 79,349 77,984 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
68.5 68.9 68 %
Unemployed
3,168 2,909 3,656 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 3.5 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
33,099 32,954 32,963 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
132,323 132,242 131,643 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,048 75,523 74,505 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.7 57.1 56.6 %
Employed
72,301 72,645 71,430 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.6 54.9 54.3 %
Unemployed
2,747 2,877 3,075 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 3.8 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
57,275 56,719 57,138 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,057 123,975 123,383 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,237 72,673 71,794 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.2 58.6 58.2 %
Employed
69,775 70,163 68,984 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.2 56.6 55.9 %
Unemployed
2,462 2,509 2,810 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.5 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
51,820 51,302 51,589 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,760 16,762 16,756 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,449 5,536 5,534 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
32.5 33 33 %
Employed
4,801 4,668 4,831 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
28.6 27.8 28.8 %
Unemployed
648 868 704 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
11.9 15.7 12.7 %
Not in Labor Force
11,311 11,226 11,221 Thous. of Persons
   

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