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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 2019
Name Jun 2019 May 2019 Jun 2018 Units
White
Civilian noninstitutional population
200,746 200,658 200,132 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
126,244 125,980 125,765 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.9 62.8 62.8 %
Employed
122,125 121,883 121,357 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
60.8 60.7 60.6 %
Unemployed
4,119 4,097 4,408 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.3 3.3 3.5 %
Not in Labor Force
74,502 74,678 74,367 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
65,928 65,973 65,822 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
71.7 71.8 71.8 %
Employed
64,009 64,042 63,680 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
69.6 69.7 69.5 %
Unemployed
1,919 1,931 2,142 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
2.9 2.9 3.3 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
55,704 55,526 55,439 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.7 57.5 57.6 %
Employed
53,993 53,869 53,635 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
55.9 55.8 55.8 %
Unemployed
1,711 1,657 1,804 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
3.1 3.0 3.3 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
4,612 4,482 4,504 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
37.7 36.6 36.6 %
Employed
4,123 3,972 4,042 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
33.7 32.4 32.8 %
Unemployed
489 510 462 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
10.6 11.4 10.3 %
Black or African American
Civilian noninstitutional population
33,014 32,984 32,737 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
20,430 20,562 20,371 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
61.9 62.3 62.2 %
Employed
19,199 19,280 19,057 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
58.2 58.5 58.2 %
Unemployed
1,231 1,282 1,314 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
6.0 6.2 6.5 %
Not in Labor Force
12,584 12,421 12,366 Thous. of Persons
Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
9,303 9,422 9,167 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
67.1 68.0 66.9 %
Employed
8,768 8,833 8,580 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
63.2 63.8 62.6 %
Unemployed
535 589 587 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
5.8 6.3 6.4 %
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force
10,396 10,469 10,404 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
62.3 62.8 63.0 %
Employed
9,846 9,934 9,834 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
59.0 59.6 59.5 %
Unemployed
550 535 571 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
5.3 5.1 5.5 %
Both sexes, 16 to 19 years
Civilian labor force
731 671 800 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
29.7 27.2 32.0 %
Employed
586 513 643 Thous. of Persons
Employment-Population Ratio
23.8 20.8 25.7 %
Unemployed
145 158 157 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment Rate
19.9 23.5 19.6 %
   

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