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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Feb 2017
Name Feb 2017 Jan 2017 Feb 2016 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
254,246 254,082 252,577 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
160,056 159,716 158,888 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.0 62.9 62.9 %
Employed
152,528 152,081 151,043 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.0 59.9 59.8 %
Unemployed
7,528 7,635 7,845 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.7 4.8 4.9 %
Not in Labor Force
94,190 94,366 93,690 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,597 5,739 5,858 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
122,862 122,781 122,017 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,194 85,096 84,694 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.3 69.3 69.4 %
Employed
81,141 81,013 80,486 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66 66 66 %
Unemployed
4,053 4,083 4,208 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.8 4.8 5.0 %
Not in Labor Force
37,668 37,685 37,323 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
114,375 114,297 113,566 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
82,138 82,113 81,681 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.8 71.8 71.9 %
Employed
78,573 78,503 77,974 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
68.7 68.7 68.7 %
Unemployed
3,564 3,609 3,707 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.3 4.4 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
32,237 32,184 31,885 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
131,384 131,301 130,561 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
74,862 74,621 74,194 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57 56.8 56.8 %
Employed
71,388 71,069 70,556 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.3 54.1 54 %
Unemployed
3,475 3,552 3,637 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.6 4.8 4.9 %
Not in Labor Force
56,521 56,681 56,367 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
123,131 123,052 122,345 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,011 71,686 71,289 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.5 58.3 58.3 %
Employed
68,932 68,550 68,071 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56 55.7 55.6 %
Unemployed
3,079 3,136 3,218 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.3 4.4 4.5 %
Not in Labor Force
51,119 51,366 51,056 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,740 16,734 16,666 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,907 5,917 5,918 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.3 35.4 35.5 %
Employed
5,023 5,028 4,997 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30 30 30 %
Unemployed
884 890 921 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
15.0 15.0 15.6 %
Not in Labor Force
10,833 10,816 10,748 Thous. of Persons
   

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