HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8a. Employed persons and employment-population ratios by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of employed persons
(in thousands)
Employment-population ratios
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015

Total, 16 years and over

145,301 148,201 148,297 58.8 59.2 59.2 59.2 59.3 59.3

16 to 19 years

4,312 4,722 4,808 25.9 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.4 28.9

16 to 17 years

1,492 1,651 1,637 16.7 18.0 18.3 18.9 18.6 18.6

18 to 19 years

2,841 3,058 3,186 36.9 41.5 40.7 40.1 39.3 40.6

20 years and over

140,989 143,480 143,489 61.2 61.4 61.4 61.4 61.6 61.5

20 to 24 years

13,715 14,011 14,114 62.1 63.9 63.3 62.9 63.4 63.9

25 years and over

127,307 129,435 129,349 61.1 61.2 61.2 61.2 61.3 61.2

25 to 54 years

95,242 96,464 96,565 76.5 76.9 76.9 77.0 77.2 77.3

25 to 34 years

31,856 32,574 32,682 76.0 76.2 76.3 76.4 76.6 76.8

35 to 44 years

31,003 31,157 31,071 78.3 78.3 78.4 78.4 78.5 78.3

45 to 54 years

32,382 32,734 32,812 75.4 76.1 76.2 76.4 76.5 76.8

55 years and over

32,065 32,971 32,784 38.2 38.3 38.3 38.3 38.3 38.0

Men, 16 years and over

76,852 78,869 79,006 64.4 65.2 65.0 65.2 65.4 65.5

16 to 19 years

2,032 2,372 2,418 24.0 28.0 28.6 28.2 28.1 28.7

16 to 17 years

667 802 791 14.6 17.0 18.4 18.5 18.0 17.9

18 to 19 years

1,376 1,560 1,636 35.3 41.6 40.6 38.6 39.0 40.8

20 years and over

74,820 76,496 76,588 67.5 68.0 67.7 68.0 68.2 68.3

20 to 24 years

7,021 7,198 7,324 63.4 66.4 64.4 64.9 65.0 66.2

25 years and over

67,757 69,248 69,190 67.9 68.2 68.1 68.3 68.5 68.4

25 to 54 years

50,827 51,809 51,860 83.2 83.8 83.8 84.1 84.4 84.5

25 to 34 years

17,214 17,722 17,743 83.0 83.0 82.8 83.6 84.4 84.4

35 to 44 years

16,622 16,807 16,760 85.7 86.6 86.6 86.4 86.5 86.3

45 to 54 years

16,991 17,281 17,357 81.0 82.1 82.2 82.3 82.6 83.0

55 years and over

16,930 17,439 17,330 43.8 44.0 43.8 44.0 43.9 43.6

Women, 16 years and over

68,449 69,332 69,291 53.6 53.7 53.8 53.6 53.7 53.6

16 to 19 years

2,281 2,349 2,389 27.8 29.5 28.8 29.5 28.7 29.2

16 to 17 years

825 849 846 18.8 19.1 18.3 19.2 19.2 19.4

18 to 19 years

1,465 1,499 1,550 38.5 41.4 40.7 41.7 39.7 40.4

20 years and over

66,168 66,983 66,901 55.3 55.3 55.5 55.3 55.4 55.3

20 to 24 years

6,694 6,813 6,790 60.7 61.4 62.1 60.9 61.8 61.7

25 years and over

59,551 60,187 60,159 54.9 54.7 54.9 54.7 54.7 54.7

25 to 54 years

44,415 44,655 44,705 70.1 70.1 70.3 70.2 70.2 70.3

25 to 34 years

14,642 14,852 14,939 69.1 69.6 69.9 69.3 69.1 69.4

35 to 44 years

14,381 14,350 14,311 71.2 70.3 70.6 70.8 70.9 70.7

45 to 54 years

15,392 15,453 15,456 70.1 70.4 70.5 70.7 70.7 70.8

55 years and over

15,136 15,532 15,453 33.5 33.5 33.6 33.4 33.5 33.3

NOTE: Detail for the data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: March 06, 2015