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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    May 2019
Name May 2019 Apr 2019 May 2018 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
258,861 258,693 257,454 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
162,655 162,097 161,765 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.8 62.7 62.8 %
Employed
157,152 156,710 156,009 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.7 60.6 60.6 %
Unemployed
5,503 5,387 5,756 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.3 3.6 %
Not in Labor Force
96,207 96,596 95,689 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,500 4,951 5,696 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,197 125,114 124,509 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
86,532 86,027 86,309 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.1 68.8 69.3 %
Employed
83,561 82,963 83,103 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66.7 66.3 66.7 %
Unemployed
2,971 3,064 3,206 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.4 3.6 3.7 %
Not in Labor Force
38,665 39,087 38,201 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
116,752 116,665 116,017 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
83,785 83,415 83,458 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 71.5 71.9 %
Employed
81,192 80,711 80,698 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.5 69.2 69.6 %
Unemployed
2,594 2,703 2,761 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.1 3.2 3.3 %
Not in Labor Force
32,967 33,251 32,559 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
133,664 133,579 132,944 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
76,122 76,069 75,456 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.0 56.9 56.8 %
Employed
73,591 73,747 72,907 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.1 55.2 54.8 %
Unemployed
2,532 2,323 2,549 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.1 3.4 %
Not in Labor Force
57,542 57,510 57,488 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
125,419 125,332 124,674 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
73,263 73,382 72,599 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.4 58.5 58.2 %
Employed
71,072 71,327 70,341 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.7 56.9 56.4 %
Unemployed
2,191 2,055 2,258 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.0 2.8 3.1 %
Not in Labor Force
52,156 51,950 52,075 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,690 16,696 16,763 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,607 5,300 5,707 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
33.6 31.7 34.0 %
Employed
4,888 4,672 4,970 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
29.3 28.0 29.7 %
Unemployed
718 628 737 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
12.8 11.9 12.9 %
Not in Labor Force
11,084 11,395 11,056 Thous. of Persons
   

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