Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2014-2015 annual averages

Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2014-2015 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2014 2015
Total Men Women Total Men Women

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

65,643 29,040 36,602 65,564 29,095 36,469

Civilian labor force

52,580 26,939 25,641 52,476 26,978 25,498

Participation rate

80.1 92.8 70.1 80.0 92.7 69.9

Employed

49,948 25,899 24,049 50,238 26,079 24,159

Full-time workers(1)

42,727 24,615 18,112 43,250 24,880 18,370

Part-time workers(2)

7,221 1,284 5,937 6,989 1,199 5,790

Employment-population ratio

76.1 89.2 65.7 76.6 89.6 66.2

Unemployed

2,632 1,040 1,592 2,238 899 1,339

Unemployment rate

5.0 3.9 6.2 4.3 3.3 5.3

Married, spouse present

Civilian noninstitutional population

49,739 25,098 24,641 49,822 25,122 24,700

Civilian labor force

40,220 23,505 16,715 40,226 23,532 16,694

Participation rate

80.9 93.7 67.8 80.7 93.7 67.6

Employed

38,804 22,762 16,042 39,026 22,889 16,137

Full-time workers(1)

33,773 21,751 12,022 34,148 21,958 12,190

Part-time workers(2)

5,032 1,012 4,020 4,877 931 3,947

Employment-population ratio

78.0 90.7 65.1 78.3 91.1 65.3

Unemployed

1,415 742 673 1,200 643 557

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.2 4.0 3.0 2.7 3.3

Other marital status(3)

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,904 3,943 11,961 15,742 3,973 11,769

Civilian labor force

12,360 3,434 8,926 12,250 3,446 8,804

Participation rate

77.7 87.1 74.6 77.8 86.7 74.8

Employed

11,143 3,137 8,007 11,213 3,190 8,022

Full-time workers(1)

8,955 2,864 6,090 9,101 2,922 6,179

Part-time workers(2)

2,189 272 1,917 2,111 268 1,843

Employment-population ratio

70.1 79.6 66.9 71.2 80.3 68.2

Unemployed

1,217 298 919 1,038 256 782

Unemployment rate

9.8 8.7 10.3 8.5 7.4 8.9

WITH OWN CHILDREN 6 TO 17 YEARS, NONE YOUNGER

Civilian noninstitutional population

36,486 16,114 20,372 36,616 16,171 20,445

Civilian labor force

29,989 14,768 15,221 30,057 14,840 15,218

Participation rate

82.2 91.6 74.7 82.1 91.8 74.4

Employed

28,689 14,244 14,445 28,923 14,392 14,531

Full-time workers(1)

24,746 13,594 11,153 25,073 13,785 11,288

Part-time workers(2)

3,943 650 3,292 3,850 607 3,243

Employment-population ratio

78.6 88.4 70.9 79.0 89.0 71.1

Unemployed

1,300 524 775 1,134 448 687

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.6 5.1 3.8 3.0 4.5

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,157 12,927 16,230 28,948 12,924 16,024

Civilian labor force

22,591 12,171 10,420 22,419 12,138 10,281

Participation rate

77.5 94.2 64.2 77.4 93.9 64.2

Employed

21,259 11,655 9,604 21,315 11,687 9,628

Full-time workers(1)

17,981 11,021 6,959 18,177 11,095 7,082

Part-time workers(2)

3,278 634 2,644 3,139 592 2,547

Employment-population ratio

72.9 90.2 59.2 73.6 90.4 60.1

Unemployed

1,332 516 816 1,104 451 652

Unemployment rate

5.9 4.2 7.8 4.9 3.7 6.3

WITH NO OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

182,304 90,707 91,596 185,237 92,006 93,231

Civilian labor force

103,342 55,943 47,399 104,654 56,643 48,011

Participation rate

56.7 61.7 51.7 56.5 61.6 51.5

Employed

96,357 51,793 44,564 98,595 53,052 45,544

Full-time workers(1)

75,991 43,214 32,777 78,243 44,471 33,772

Part-time workers(2)

20,366 8,579 11,787 20,353 8,581 11,772

Employment-population ratio

52.9 57.1 48.7 53.2 57.7 48.9

Unemployed

6,985 4,150 2,835 6,058 3,591 2,468

Unemployment rate

6.8 7.4 6.0 5.8 6.3 5.1

Footnotes
(1) Usually work 35 hours or more per week at all jobs.
(2) Usually work less than 35 hours per week at all jobs.
(3) Includes never married; married, spouse absent; divorced; separated; and widowed persons.

NOTE: Own children include sons, daughters, step-children, and adopted children. Not included are nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and other related and unrelated children. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 22, 2016