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    Jan 1954    
 
 
    May 2018
Name May 2018 Apr 2018 May 2017 Units
White
Civilian noninstitutional population
200,039 199,950 198,775 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
125,848 125,488 124,722 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.9 62.8 62.7 %
Employed
121,788 121,358 120,375 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.9 60.7 60.6 %
Unemployed
4,060 4,130 4,346 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.2 3.3 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
74,191 74,462 74,053 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
66,049 65,988 65,380 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
72.1 72.1 72 %
Employed
64,113 63,848 63,293 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
70.0 69.8 69.7 %
Unemployed
1,936 2,140 2,087 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
2.9 3.2 3.2 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
55,277 55,210 54,933 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.5 57.4 57.5 %
Employed
53,681 53,641 53,169 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.8 55.8 55.6 %
Unemployed
1,595 1,568 1,764 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
2.9 2.8 3.2 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
4,522 4,290 4,408 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
36.7 34.8 35.7 %
Employed
3,994 3,868 3,914 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
32.4 31.4 31.7 %
Unemployed
528 421 495 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
11.7 9.8 11.2 %
Black or African American
Civilian noninstitutional population
32,704 32,672 32,193 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
20,292 20,172 20,082 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.0 61.7 62.4 %
Employed
19,145 18,953 18,593 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
58.5 58.0 57.8 %
Unemployed
1,147 1,219 1,489 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
5.7 6.0 7.4 %
Not in Labor Force
12,412 12,500 12,111 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
9,407 9,248 9,103 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
68.7 67.6 67.8 %
Employed
8,840 8,681 8,511 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
64.6 63.5 63.3 %
Unemployed
567 567 593 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.0 6.1 6.5 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
10,207 10,239 10,178 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
61.8 62.1 62.7 %
Employed
9,757 9,764 9,497 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
59.1 59.2 58.5 %
Unemployed
450 475 681 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.4 4.6 6.7 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
678 685 801 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
27.1 27.4 31.9 %
Employed
548 508 586 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
21.9 20.3 23.3 %
Unemployed
130 177 215 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
19.2 25.8 26.8 %
Asian
Civilian noninstitutional population
15,874 15,933 15,433 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
9,932 10,034 9,818 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.6 63.0 63.6 %
Employed
9,732 9,765 9,479 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
61.3 61.3 61.4 %
Unemployed
201 269 339 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
2.0 2.7 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
5,941 5,898 5,615 Thous. of Persons
   

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