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Table A-2. Employment status of the civilian population by race, sex, and age:
Monthly, Seasonally Adjusted (population data is not adjusted for seasonal variation; not seasonally adjusted version used)

   
    Jan 1954    
 
 
    Jun 2018
Name Jun 2018 May 2018 Jun 2017 Units
White
Civilian noninstitutional population
200,132 200,039 198,872 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
125,784 125,688 124,847 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.9 62.8 62.8 %
Employed
121,347 121,303 120,121 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.6 60.6 60.4 %
Unemployed
4,437 4,385 4,726 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.5 3.5 3.8 %
Not in Labor Force
74,348 74,350 74,025 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
65,855 65,890 65,223 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.9 72.0 71.7 %
Employed
63,695 63,785 62,897 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.5 69.7 69.2 %
Unemployed
2,159 2,106 2,325 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.2 3.6 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
55,420 55,197 55,025 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.6 57.4 57.5 %
Employed
53,608 53,450 53,123 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.7 55.6 55.6 %
Unemployed
1,812 1,747 1,902 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.2 3.5 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
4,510 4,601 4,599 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
36.6 37.3 37.3 %
Employed
4,044 4,068 4,100 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
32.8 33.0 33.2 %
Unemployed
466 533 499 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
10.3 11.6 10.8 %
Black or African American
Civilian noninstitutional population
32,737 32,704 32,226 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
20,364 20,296 19,976 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.2 62.1 62 %
Employed
19,045 19,092 18,566 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
58.2 58.4 57.6 %
Unemployed
1,319 1,204 1,409 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.5 5.9 7.1 %
Not in Labor Force
12,373 12,408 12,251 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
9,162 9,382 9,066 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
66.8 68.5 67.4 %
Employed
8,573 8,792 8,496 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
62.5 64.2 63.2 %
Unemployed
589 590 570 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.4 6.3 6.3 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
10,406 10,233 10,145 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
63.0 62.0 62.4 %
Employed
9,838 9,754 9,457 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
59.5 59.1 58.2 %
Unemployed
568 479 688 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
5.5 4.7 6.8 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
796 681 765 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
31.9 27.3 30.4 %
Employed
635 547 613 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
25.4 21.9 24.4 %
Unemployed
162 135 151 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
20.3 19.8 19.8 %
   

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