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    Jan 1954    
 
 
    Oct 2017
Name Oct 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2016 Units
White
Civilian noninstitutional population
199,298 199,191 198,633 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
124,777 125,320 124,779 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.6 62.9 62.8 %
Employed
120,692 120,857 119,677 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.6 60.7 60.3 %
Unemployed
4,085 4,463 5,102 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.6 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
74,520 73,871 73,854 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
65,318 65,412 65,359 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.7 71.8 72 %
Employed
63,380 63,378 62,886 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.6 69.6 69.3 %
Unemployed
1,937 2,034 2,473 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.0 3.1 3.8 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
55,149 55,501 55,014 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.5 57.9 57.6 %
Employed
53,515 53,577 52,993 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.8 55.9 55.5 %
Unemployed
1,635 1,924 2,021 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.0 3.5 3.7 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
4,310 4,407 4,406 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.9 35.7 35.7 %
Employed
3,798 3,902 3,799 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.8 31.6 30.8 %
Unemployed
513 505 608 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
11.9 11.5 13.8 %
Black or African American
Civilian noninstitutional population
32,370 32,333 32,028 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
20,264 20,227 19,904 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.6 62.6 62.1 %
Employed
18,744 18,842 18,222 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
57.9 58.3 56.9 %
Unemployed
1,520 1,385 1,682 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
7.5 6.8 8.4 %
Not in Labor Force
12,106 12,106 12,124 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
9,276 9,315 9,046 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.6 69 67.8 %
Employed
8,580 8,708 8,284 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
63.4 64.5 62.1 %
Unemployed
696 606 762 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
7.5 6.5 8.4 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
10,291 10,153 10,160 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63 62.2 62.8 %
Employed
9,609 9,549 9,419 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
58.8 58.5 58.3 %
Unemployed
682 604 740 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.6 5.9 7.3 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
697 759 698 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
27.8 30.2 27.7 %
Employed
555 584 518 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
22.1 23.3 20.6 %
Unemployed
142 174 180 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
20.4 23 25.8 %
Asian
Civilian noninstitutional population
15,466 15,483 15,344 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
9,794 9,973 9,717 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.3 64.4 63.3 %
Employed
9,507 9,619 9,393 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
61.5 62.1 61.2 %
Unemployed
288 353 324 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
2.9 3.5 3.3 %
Not in Labor Force
5,671 5,510 5,627 Thous. of Persons
   

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