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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Apr 2018
Name Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Apr 2017 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
257,272 257,097 254,588 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
161,280 161,548 159,817 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.7 62.8 62.8 %
Employed
155,348 154,877 153,262 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.4 60.2 60.2 %
Unemployed
5,932 6,671 6,555 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.7 4.1 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
95,992 95,549 94,771 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,010 4,793 5,560 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,418 124,331 123,032 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,965 85,924 84,851 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.1 69.1 69 %
Employed
82,610 82,151 81,341 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.4 66.1 66.1 %
Unemployed
3,355 3,773 3,509 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.9 4.4 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
38,453 38,407 38,181 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
115,921 115,832 114,538 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,225 83,162 82,019 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 71.8 71.6 %
Employed
80,242 79,810 78,922 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.2 68.9 68.9 %
Unemployed
2,983 3,352 3,096 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 4.0 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
32,697 32,670 32,519 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
132,853 132,766 131,556 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,314 75,624 74,967 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
56.7 57 57 %
Employed
72,738 72,726 71,921 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.8 54.8 54.7 %
Unemployed
2,576 2,898 3,046 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.8 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
57,539 57,142 56,590 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
124,579 124,491 123,296 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,573 72,780 72,181 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.3 58.5 58.5 %
Employed
70,266 70,178 69,474 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.4 56.4 56.3 %
Unemployed
2,307 2,602 2,707 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.6 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
52,006 51,711 51,116 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,771 16,774 16,754 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,482 5,606 5,618 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
32.7 33.4 33.5 %
Employed
4,840 4,889 4,866 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
28.9 29.1 29 %
Unemployed
642 717 752 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
11.7 12.8 13.4 %
Not in Labor Force
11,290 11,169 11,136 Thous. of Persons
   

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