Table 6. Employment status of mothers with own children under 3 years old by single year of age of youngest child and marital status, 2013-2014 annual averages

Table 6. Employment status of mothers with own children under 3 years old by single year of age of youngest child and marital status, 2013-2014 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2013 2014
With own children under 3 years old With own children under 3 years old
Total 2 years 1 year Under 1
year
Total 2 years 1 year Under 1
year

TOTAL MOTHERS

Civilian noninstitutional population

9,211 2,877 3,266 3,069 9,224 2,834 3,293 3,097

Civilian labor force

5,626 1,875 1,995 1,757 5,624 1,799 2,056 1,770

Participation rate

61.1 65.2 61.1 57.3 61.0 63.5 62.4 57.1

Employed

5,113 1,723 1,798 1,593 5,169 1,661 1,880 1,628

Full-time workers(1)

3,615 1,240 1,251 1,124 3,685 1,185 1,325 1,175

Part-time workers(2)

1,497 482 547 469 1,484 477 555 453

Employment-population ratio

55.5 59.9 55.0 51.9 56.0 58.6 57.1 52.6

Unemployed

514 152 197 164 456 137 176 142

Unemployment rate

9.1 8.1 9.9 9.3 8.1 7.6 8.6 8.0

Married, spouse present

Civilian noninstitutional population

6,224 1,913 2,232 2,080 6,243 1,934 2,300 2,009

Civilian labor force

3,689 1,194 1,299 1,196 3,691 1,153 1,376 1,163

Participation rate

59.3 62.4 58.2 57.5 59.1 59.6 59.8 57.9

Employed

3,503 1,141 1,224 1,138 3,526 1,104 1,307 1,116

Full-time workers(1)

2,541 835 867 839 2,602 807 950 844

Part-time workers(2)

962 305 357 299 925 296 357 271

Employment-population ratio

56.3 59.6 54.9 54.7 56.5 57.1 56.8 55.5

Unemployed

186 54 75 58 165 49 68 47

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.5 5.8 4.8 4.5 4.3 5.0 4.1

Other marital status(3)

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,987 964 1,034 989 2,981 900 993 1,088

Civilian labor force

1,937 681 695 561 1,933 646 681 607

Participation rate

64.9 70.6 67.3 56.7 64.9 71.8 68.6 55.8

Employed

1,610 582 573 455 1,642 558 573 512

Full-time workers(1)

1,075 405 384 285 1,083 377 375 330

Part-time workers(2)

535 177 189 169 559 180 197 182

Employment-population ratio

53.9 60.3 55.5 46.0 55.1 62.0 57.7 47.0

Unemployed

327 99 122 107 291 88 108 95

Unemployment rate

16.9 14.5 17.5 19.0 15.0 13.6 15.8 15.6

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 23, 2015