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Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Nov.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Change from:
Oct.
2014-
Nov.
2014

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

246,567 248,446 248,657 248,844 187

Civilian labor force

155,284 155,862 156,278 156,397 119

Participation rate

63.0 62.7 62.8 62.8 0.0

Employed

144,443 146,600 147,283 147,287 4

Employment-population ratio

58.6 59.0 59.2 59.2 0.0

Unemployed

10,841 9,262 8,995 9,110 115

Unemployment rate

7.0 5.9 5.8 5.8 0.0

Not in labor force

91,283 92,584 92,378 92,447 69

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

7.0 5.9 5.8 5.8 0.0

Adult men (20 years and over)

6.7 5.3 5.1 5.4 0.3

Adult women (20 years and over)

6.2 5.5 5.4 5.3 -0.1

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

20.8 20.0 18.6 17.7 -0.9

White

6.1 5.1 4.8 4.9 0.1

Black or African American

12.4 11.0 10.9 11.1 0.2

Asian (not seasonally adjusted)

5.3 4.3 5.0 4.8 -

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

8.7 6.9 6.8 6.6 -0.2

Total, 25 years and over

5.8 4.7 4.7 4.7 0.0

Less than a high school diploma

10.6 8.4 7.9 8.5 0.6

High school graduates, no college

7.3 5.3 5.7 5.6 -0.1

Some college or associate degree

6.4 5.4 4.8 4.9 0.1

Bachelor's degree and higher

3.4 2.9 3.1 3.2 0.1

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,731 4,530 4,358 4,483 125

Job leavers

890 829 794 838 44

Reentrants

3,065 2,809 2,871 2,773 -98

New entrants

1,169 1,105 1,063 1,064 1

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,439 2,383 2,473 2,529 56

5 to 14 weeks

2,585 2,508 2,312 2,390 78

15 to 26 weeks

1,742 1,416 1,417 1,431 14

27 weeks and over

4,044 2,954 2,916 2,815 -101

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

7,723 7,103 7,027 6,850 -177

Slack work or business conditions

4,869 4,162 4,214 4,064 -150

Could only find part-time work

2,499 2,562 2,447 2,453 6

Part time for noneconomic reasons

18,858 19,561 19,769 20,004 235

Persons not in the labor force (not seasonally adjusted)

Marginally attached to the labor force

2,096 2,226 2,192 2,109 -

Discouraged workers

762 698 770 698 -

- Over-the-month changes are not displayed for not seasonally adjusted data.
NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: December 05, 2014
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