Table 2. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by presence and age of youngest child and sex, 2011-2012 annual averages

Table 2. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by presence and age of youngest child and sex, 2011-2012 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2011 2012
Total Men Women Total Men Women

FOREIGN BORN

With own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

14,472 6,965 7,508 14,796 6,896 7,901

Civilian labor force

11,024 6,533 4,490 11,229 6,466 4,763

Participation rate

76.2 93.8 59.8 75.9 93.8 60.3

Employed

10,062 6,032 4,030 10,378 6,063 4,315

Employment-population ratio

69.5 86.6 53.7 70.1 87.9 54.6

Unemployed

961 501 460 851 403 448

Unemployment rate

8.7 7.7 10.2 7.6 6.2 9.4

With own children 6 to 17, none younger

Civilian noninstitutional population

7,484 3,474 4,010 7,896 3,576 4,319

Civilian labor force

5,941 3,215 2,725 6,223 3,326 2,897

Participation rate

79.4 92.6 68.0 78.8 93.0 67.1

Employed

5,437 2,969 2,468 5,753 3,115 2,638

Employment-population ratio

72.6 85.5 61.5 72.9 87.1 61.1

Unemployed

504 247 257 469 211 259

Unemployment rate

8.5 7.7 9.4 7.5 6.3 8.9

With own children under 6

Civilian noninstitutional population

6,989 3,491 3,497 6,901 3,319 3,581

Civilian labor force

5,083 3,318 1,765 5,006 3,140 1,865

Participation rate

72.7 95.0 50.5 72.5 94.6 52.1

Employed

4,625 3,063 1,562 4,625 2,948 1,677

Employment-population ratio

66.2 87.7 44.7 67.0 88.8 46.8

Unemployed

457 255 203 381 192 189

Unemployment rate

9.0 7.7 11.5 7.6 6.1 10.1

With own children under 3

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,961 2,019 1,942 3,828 1,864 1,964

Civilian labor force

2,802 1,925 877 2,697 1,772 925

Participation rate

70.8 95.4 45.2 70.5 95.1 47.1

Employed

2,547 1,784 762 2,497 1,671 827

Employment-population ratio

64.3 88.4 39.3 65.2 89.6 42.1

Unemployed

256 141 115 200 101 98

Unemployment rate

9.1 7.3 13.1 7.4 5.7 10.6

With no own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,948 11,125 10,823 22,930 11,469 11,461

Civilian labor force

13,368 7,846 5,521 13,797 7,958 5,840

Participation rate

60.9 70.5 51.0 60.2 69.4 51.0

Employed

12,121 7,088 5,033 12,628 7,279 5,348

Employment-population ratio

55.2 63.7 46.5 55.1 63.5 46.7

Unemployed

1,247 758 489 1,170 679 491

Unemployment rate

9.3 9.7 8.9 8.5 8.5 8.4

NATIVE BORN

With own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

51,190 22,218 28,972 50,823 22,048 28,776

Civilian labor force

41,879 20,675 21,204 41,525 20,488 21,037

Participation rate

81.8 93.1 73.2 81.7 92.9 73.1

Employed

38,703 19,357 19,346 38,723 19,397 19,326

Employment-population ratio

75.6 87.1 66.8 76.2 88.0 67.2

Unemployed

3,176 1,318 1,858 2,802 1,091 1,711

Unemployment rate

7.6 6.4 8.8 6.7 5.3 8.1

With own children 6 to 17, none younger

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,961 12,194 15,767 27,890 12,200 15,690

Civilian labor force

23,584 11,271 12,314 23,350 11,219 12,131

Participation rate

84.3 92.4 78.1 83.7 92.0 77.3

Employed

22,037 10,627 11,410 21,969 10,676 11,293

Employment-population ratio

78.8 87.1 72.4 78.8 87.5 72.0

Unemployed

1,548 644 903 1,382 544 838

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.7 7.3 5.9 4.8 6.9

With own children under 6

Civilian noninstitutional population

23,229 10,024 13,205 22,933 9,847 13,086

Civilian labor force

18,295 9,404 8,891 18,175 9,268 8,907

Participation rate

78.8 93.8 67.3 79.3 94.1 68.1

Employed

16,666 8,730 7,936 16,754 8,721 8,034

Employment-population ratio

71.7 87.1 60.1 73.1 88.6 61.4

Unemployed

1,629 674 955 1,421 548 873

Unemployment rate

8.9 7.2 10.7 7.8 5.9 9.8

With own children under 3

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,655 5,932 7,723 13,293 5,718 7,575

Civilian labor force

10,536 5,567 4,969 10,314 5,400 4,914

Participation rate

77.2 93.8 64.3 77.6 94.4 64.9

Employed

9,577 5,160 4,418 9,494 5,075 4,419

Employment-population ratio

70.1 87.0 57.2 71.4 88.8 58.3

Unemployed

958 407 551 821 325 496

Unemployment rate

9.1 7.3 11.1 8.0 6.0 10.1

With no own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

152,007 76,010 75,998 154,734 76,931 77,803

Civilian labor force

87,346 46,920 40,426 88,423 47,415 41,008

Participation rate

57.5 61.7 53.2 57.1 61.6 52.7

Employed

78,983 41,814 37,170 80,741 42,817 37,924

Employment-population ratio

52.0 55.0 48.9 52.2 55.7 48.7

Unemployed

8,363 5,107 3,256 7,683 4,599 3,084

Unemployment rate

9.6 10.9 8.1 8.7 9.7 7.5

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

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: May 22, 2013