Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, May 2012

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, May 2012
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Civilian noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in labor
force
Total Participation
rate
Employed Unemployed
Total Percent of
population
Total Rate

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over

242,966 156,024 64.2 143,144 58.9 12,881 8.3 86,941

Men

117,177 82,977 70.8 75,931 64.8 7,046 8.5 34,200

Women

125,788 73,048 58.1 67,212 53.4 5,835 8.0 52,741

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

28,308 5,919 20.9 5,162 18.2 758 12.8 22,389

Men

12,790 3,184 24.9 2,775 21.7 409 12.9 9,606

Women

15,518 2,735 17.6 2,387 15.4 348 12.7 12,783

Age

16 to 64 years

15,445 5,030 32.6 4,350 28.2 680 13.5 10,415

16 to 24 years

1,429 467 32.7 333 23.3 135 28.8 962

25 to 34 years

1,670 715 42.8 599 35.9 116 16.2 955

35 to 44 years

2,117 816 38.5 682 32.2 133 16.3 1,301

45 to 54 years

4,246 1,347 31.7 1,202 28.3 145 10.8 2,898

55 to 64 years

5,984 1,685 28.2 1,533 25.6 151 9.0 4,299

65 years and over

12,863 889 6.9 812 6.3 77 8.7 11,974

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

26,879 5,452 20.3 4,829 18.0 623 11.4 21,427

Less than a high school diploma

6,411 674 10.5 576 9.0 98 14.5 5,737

High school graduates, no college(1)

9,659 1,793 18.6 1,564 16.2 229 12.8 7,866

Some college or associate degree

6,742 1,756 26.1 1,547 22.9 209 11.9 4,986

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

4,068 1,229 30.2 1,142 28.1 87 7.1 2,838

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

214,657 150,105 69.9 137,982 64.3 12,123 8.1 64,552

Men

104,387 79,793 76.4 73,156 70.1 6,636 8.3 24,595

Women

110,270 70,313 63.8 64,826 58.8 5,487 7.8 39,957

Age

16 to 64 years

185,902 143,610 77.3 131,930 71.0 11,679 8.1 42,292

16 to 24 years

37,355 20,904 56.0 17,393 46.6 3,511 16.8 16,451

25 to 34 years

39,241 33,042 84.2 30,367 77.4 2,675 8.1 6,198

35 to 44 years

37,528 32,208 85.8 30,175 80.4 2,033 6.3 5,319

45 to 54 years

39,547 34,294 86.7 32,225 81.5 2,068 6.0 5,254

55 to 64 years

32,232 23,162 71.9 21,769 67.5 1,392 6.0 9,070

65 years and over

28,755 6,495 22.6 6,052 21.0 444 6.8 22,260

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

177,302 129,201 72.9 120,588 68.0 8,613 6.7 48,101

Less than a high school diploma

19,377 11,119 57.4 9,693 50.0 1,425 12.8 8,258

High school graduates, no college(1)

51,365 35,033 68.2 32,243 62.8 2,790 8.0 16,332

Some college or associate degree

47,407 35,513 74.9 32,851 69.3 2,663 7.5 11,893

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

59,154 47,536 80.4 45,801 77.4 1,735 3.6 11,617

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: These estimates, which come from a special supplemental survey, may differ slightly from previously published estimates for May 2012 that come from the regular monthly labor force survey.

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