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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Nov 2018
Name Nov 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,708 258,514 255,949 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,665 162,723 160,466 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.9 62.9 62.7 %
Employed
157,015 156,952 154,180 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.7 60.7 60.2 %
Unemployed
5,650 5,771 6,286 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.5 3.9 %
Not in Labor Force
96,043 95,792 95,483 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,060 5,048 4,877 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,137 125,041 123,707 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,974 86,081 84,943 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.7 68.8 68.7 %
Employed
83,033 83,052 81,535 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.4 66.4 65.9 %
Unemployed
2,941 3,029 3,408 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.5 4.0 %
Not in Labor Force
39,163 38,960 38,764 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,646 116,546 115,212 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,231 83,332 82,257 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.4 71.5 71.4 %
Employed
80,636 80,637 79,349 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.1 69.2 68.9 %
Unemployed
2,596 2,694 2,909 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.1 3.2 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
33,414 33,215 32,954 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,571 133,474 132,242 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,691 76,642 75,523 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.4 57.4 57.1 %
Employed
73,982 73,900 72,645 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.4 55.4 54.9 %
Unemployed
2,709 2,742 2,877 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.6 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
56,880 56,832 56,719 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,299 125,200 123,975 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,820 73,683 72,673 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.9 58.9 58.6 %
Employed
71,438 71,270 70,163 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
57.0 56.9 56.6 %
Unemployed
2,383 2,412 2,509 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.3 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
51,479 51,517 51,302 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,763 16,768 16,762 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,613 5,708 5,536 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
33.5 34.0 33 %
Employed
4,941 5,045 4,668 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
29.5 30.1 27.8 %
Unemployed
672 664 868 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.0 11.6 15.7 %
Not in Labor Force
11,150 11,060 11,226 Thous. of Persons
   

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