Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2010 Edition)

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by age and sex, 2009 annual averages (Numbers in thousands)
Age Civilian
noninstitutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in
labor force
Total Percent of
population
Employed Unemployed
Total Percent of
population
Total Percent of
labor force
Total, both sexes

16 years and over

235,801 154,142 65.4 139,877 59.3 14,265 9.3 81,659

16 to 19 years

17,043 6,390 37.5 4,837 28.4 1,552 24.3 10,654

16 to 17 years

8,944 2,227 24.9 1,651 18.5 576 25.9 6,717

18 to 19 years

8,100 4,163 51.4 3,187 39.3 976 23.4 3,937

20 to 24 years

20,524 14,971 72.9 12,764 62.2 2,207 14.7 5,553

25 to 54 years

125,565 103,742 82.6 95,144 75.8 8,597 8.3 21,823

25 to 34 years

40,280 33,298 82.7 30,014 74.5 3,284 9.9 6,982

25 to 29 years

20,872 17,138 82.1 15,315 73.4 1,822 10.6 3,735

30 to 34 years

19,408 16,160 83.3 14,699 75.7 1,461 9.0 3,248

35 to 44 years

40,919 34,239 83.7 31,517 77.0 2,722 7.9 6,681

35 to 39 years

20,174 16,868 83.6 15,486 76.8 1,382 8.2 3,306

40 to 44 years

20,746 17,370 83.7 16,031 77.3 1,340 7.7 3,375

45 to 54 years

44,365 36,205 81.6 33,613 75.8 2,592 7.2 8,160

45 to 49 years

22,683 18,803 82.9 17,455 77.0 1,347 7.2 3,880

50 to 54 years

21,682 17,402 80.3 16,158 74.5 1,245 7.2 4,280

55 to 64 years

34,671 22,505 64.9 21,019 60.6 1,487 6.6 12,165

55 to 59 years

18,882 13,799 73.1 12,887 68.3 913 6.6 5,082

60 to 64 years

15,789 8,706 55.1 8,132 51.5 574 6.6 7,083

65 years and over

37,998 6,534 17.2 6,114 16.1 421 6.4 31,464

65 to 69 years

11,657 3,629 31.1 3,380 29.0 249 6.8 8,028

70 to 74 years

8,875 1,635 18.4 1,535 17.3 100 6.1 7,240

75 years and over

17,466 1,271 7.3 1,199 6.9 72 5.7 16,195
Women

16 years and over

121,665 72,019 59.2 66,208 54.4 5,811 8.1 49,646

16 to 19 years

8,401 3,163 37.7 2,509 29.9 654 20.7 5,237

16 to 17 years

4,396 1,124 25.6 865 19.7 259 23.1 3,272

18 to 19 years

4,004 2,039 50.9 1,644 41.1 395 19.4 1,965

20 to 24 years

10,240 7,132 69.6 6,254 61.1 878 12.3 3,109

25 to 54 years

63,468 48,012 75.6 44,560 70.2 3,451 7.2 15,456

25 to 34 years

20,113 15,087 75.0 13,791 68.6 1,296 8.6 5,026

25 to 29 years

10,381 7,810 75.2 7,097 68.4 713 9.1 2,571

30 to 34 years

9,733 7,277 74.8 6,694 68.8 583 8.0 2,455

35 to 44 years

20,721 15,720 75.9 14,599 70.5 1,121 7.1 5,000

35 to 39 years

10,210 7,653 75.0 7,072 69.3 581 7.6 2,558

40 to 44 years

10,510 8,067 76.8 7,527 71.6 541 6.7 2,443

45 to 54 years

22,633 17,204 76.0 16,170 71.4 1,034 6.0 5,429

45 to 49 years

11,547 8,923 77.3 8,384 72.6 539 6.0 2,623

50 to 54 years

11,087 8,281 74.7 7,786 70.2 495 6.0 2,806

55 to 64 years

17,973 10,776 60.0 10,128 56.4 647 6.0 7,197

55 to 59 years

9,756 6,678 68.4 6,279 64.4 399 6.0 3,078

60 to 64 years

8,217 4,098 49.9 3,849 46.8 249 6.1 4,119

65 years and over

21,584 2,937 13.6 2,757 12.8 180 6.1 18,647

65 to 69 years

6,209 1,654 26.6 1,552 25.0 102 6.2 4,555

70 to 74 years

4,853 728 15.0 685 14.1 43 5.8 4,125

75 years and over

10,522 555 5.3 520 4.9 35 6.4 9,967
Men

16 years and over

114,136 82,123 72.0 73,670 64.5 8,453 10.3 32,013

16 to 19 years

8,643 3,226 37.3 2,328 26.9 898 27.8 5,416

16 to 17 years

4,548 1,103 24.3 786 17.3 317 28.7 3,445

18 to 19 years

4,095 2,123 51.9 1,543 37.7 581 27.4 1,972

20 to 24 years

10,284 7,839 76.2 6,510 63.3 1,329 17.0 2,445

25 to 54 years

62,097 55,730 89.7 50,584 81.5 5,146 9.2 6,367

25 to 34 years

20,167 18,211 90.3 16,223 80.4 1,988 10.9 1,956

25 to 29 years

10,492 9,328 88.9 8,218 78.3 1,110 11.9 1,164

30 to 34 years

9,675 8,883 91.8 8,005 82.7 878 9.9 792

35 to 44 years

20,199 18,518 91.7 16,918 83.8 1,600 8.6 1,680

35 to 39 years

9,963 9,215 92.5 8,414 84.4 802 8.7 748

40 to 44 years

10,235 9,303 90.9 8,504 83.1 799 8.6 932

45 to 54 years

21,731 19,001 87.4 17,443 80.3 1,558 8.2 2,731

45 to 49 years

11,136 9,879 88.7 9,071 81.5 808 8.2 1,257

50 to 54 years

10,596 9,121 86.1 8,371 79.0 750 8.2 1,474

55 to 64 years

16,698 11,730 70.2 10,890 65.2 840 7.2 4,968

55 to 59 years

9,125 7,121 78.0 6,608 72.4 514 7.2 2,004

60 to 64 years

7,572 4,608 60.9 4,283 56.6 326 7.1 2,964

65 years and over

16,414 3,598 21.9 3,357 20.5 241 6.7 12,816

65 to 69 years

5,448 1,975 36.3 1,829 33.6 147 7.4 3,473

70 to 74 years

4,022 907 22.5 849 21.1 57 6.3 3,115

75 years and over

6,944 716 10.3 679 9.8 37 5.1 6,228

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Last Modified Date: March 16, 2011