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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Mar 2017
Name Mar 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2016 Units
Total
Civilian noninstitutional population
254,414 254,246 252,768 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
160,201 160,056 159,278 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.0 63.0 63.0 %
Employed
153,000 152,528 151,301 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.1 60.0 59.9 %
Unemployed
7,202 7,528 7,977 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.5 4.7 5.0 %
Not in Labor Force
94,213 94,190 93,490 Thous. of Persons
Persons who currently want a job
5,781 5,597 5,726 Thous. of Persons
Men, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
122,945 122,862 122,112 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
85,076 85,194 84,750 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
69.2 69.3 69.4 %
Employed
81,136 81,141 80,517 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
66 66 65.9 %
Unemployed
3,940 4,053 4,234 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.6 4.8 5.0 %
Not in Labor Force
37,870 37,668 37,362 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
114,455 114,375 113,653 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
82,046 82,138 81,800 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.7 71.8 72 %
Employed
78,556 78,573 78,066 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
68.6 68.7 68.7 %
Unemployed
3,491 3,564 3,734 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.3 4.3 4.6 %
Not in Labor Force
32,409 32,237 31,854 Thous. of Persons
Women, 16 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
131,469 131,384 130,656 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
75,126 74,862 74,527 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.1 57 57 %
Employed
71,863 71,388 70,784 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
54.7 54.3 54.2 %
Unemployed
3,262 3,475 3,743 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.3 4.6 5.0 %
Not in Labor Force
56,343 56,521 56,128 Thous. of Persons
Women, 20 Years and Over
Civilian noninstitutional population
123,212 123,131 122,433 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
72,160 72,011 71,617 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
58.6 58.5 58.5 %
Employed
69,271 68,932 68,303 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
56.2 56 55.8 %
Unemployed
2,890 3,079 3,314 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
4.0 4.3 4.6 %
Not in Labor Force
51,052 51,119 50,815 Thous. of Persons
Both Sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian noninstitutional population
16,747 16,740 16,682 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
5,995 5,907 5,861 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
35.8 35.3 35.1 %
Employed
5,173 5,023 4,931 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
30.9 30 29.6 %
Unemployed
822 884 929 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
13.7 15.0 15.9 %
Not in Labor Force
10,752 10,833 10,821 Thous. of Persons
   

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