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    Jan 1954    
 
 
    Dec 2017
Name Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2016 Units
White
Civilian noninstitutional population
199,458 199,386 198,845 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
124,594 124,966 124,081 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.5 62.7 62.4 %
Employed
120,148 120,749 118,992 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.2 60.6 59.8 %
Unemployed
4,446 4,217 5,090 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.6 3.4 4.1 %
Not in Labor Force
74,864 74,420 74,764 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
65,263 65,297 64,895 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.6 71.6 71.4 %
Employed
62,964 63,327 62,194 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69 69.5 68.4 %
Unemployed
2,299 1,971 2,700 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.0 4.2 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
55,061 55,365 54,856 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.4 57.7 57.4 %
Employed
53,356 53,729 52,966 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.6 56 55.4 %
Unemployed
1,705 1,635 1,890 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.1 3.0 3.4 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
4,270 4,304 4,330 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
34.6 34.9 35.1 %
Employed
3,828 3,693 3,832 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
31 29.9 31 %
Unemployed
442 611 499 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
10.4 14.2 11.5 %
Black or African American
Civilian noninstitutional population
32,436 32,404 32,105 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
20,050 20,218 19,779 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
61.8 62.4 61.6 %
Employed
18,791 18,779 18,307 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
57.9 58 57 %
Unemployed
1,260 1,439 1,472 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.3 7.1 7.4 %
Not in Labor Force
12,385 12,186 12,327 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
9,128 9,210 9,023 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
67.3 68 67.4 %
Employed
8,537 8,552 8,337 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
63 63.1 62.3 %
Unemployed
591 658 686 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.5 7.1 7.6 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
10,236 10,310 10,088 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.5 63.1 62.2 %
Employed
9,707 9,703 9,459 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
59.3 59.3 58.4 %
Unemployed
529 607 629 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
5.2 5.9 6.2 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
686 698 668 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
27.4 27.8 26.5 %
Employed
547 524 511 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
21.8 20.9 20.3 %
Unemployed
140 174 157 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
20.3 25 23.5 %
Asian
Civilian noninstitutional population
15,610 15,370 15,433 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
9,779 9,633 9,681 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.6 62.7 62.7 %
Employed
9,546 9,343 9,428 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
61.2 60.8 61.1 %
Unemployed
233 290 253 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
2.4 3.0 2.6 %
Not in Labor Force
5,831 5,737 5,752 Thous. of Persons
   

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