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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2019 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2019 annual averages [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

259,175 163,539 63.1 157,538 60.8 6,001 3.7 95,636

Men

125,353 86,687 69.2 83,460 66.6 3,227 3.7 38,667

Women

133,822 76,852 57.4 74,078 55.4 2,774 3.6 56,970

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

30,392 6,321 20.8 5,858 19.3 463 7.3 24,070

Men

14,184 3,442 24.3 3,189 22.5 254 7.4 10,741

Women

16,208 2,879 17.8 2,669 16.5 210 7.3 13,329

Age

16 to 64 years

15,231 5,117 33.6 4,706 30.9 411 8.0 10,113

16 to 19 years

667 157 23.5 123 18.4 34 21.7 510

20 to 24 years

909 412 45.4 365 40.2 47 11.4 497

25 to 34 years

1,992 973 48.8 866 43.5 107 11.0 1,019

35 to 44 years

2,168 899 41.5 836 38.5 63 7.0 1,269

45 to 54 years

3,393 1,154 34.0 1,069 31.5 86 7.4 2,238

55 to 64 years

6,103 1,522 24.9 1,448 23.7 74 4.9 4,580

65 years and over

15,161 1,204 7.9 1,152 7.6 52 4.3 13,957

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

24,189 5,092 21.0 4,755 19.7 337 6.6 19,097

Black or African American

4,192 742 17.7 654 15.6 88 11.8 3,450

Asian

873 177 20.3 165 18.9 12 6.7 696

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

3,481 781 22.4 714 20.5 67 8.6 2,699

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

28,816 5,752 20.0 5,370 18.6 382 6.6 23,064

Less than a high school diploma

5,090 510 10.0 462 9.1 48 9.3 4,580

High school graduates, no college(1)

10,262 1,718 16.7 1,594 15.5 124 7.2 8,544

Some college or associate degree

7,900 1,879 23.8 1,743 22.1 135 7.2 6,022

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

5,563 1,645 29.6 1,570 28.2 75 4.5 3,918

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

228,783 157,218 68.7 151,680 66.3 5,537 3.5 71,566

Men

111,170 83,244 74.9 80,272 72.2 2,973 3.6 27,925

Women

117,614 73,973 62.9 71,409 60.7 2,564 3.5 43,641

Age

16 to 64 years

191,039 147,758 77.3 142,485 74.6 5,273 3.6 43,282

16 to 19 years

16,026 5,739 35.8 5,027 31.4 712 12.4 10,286

20 to 24 years

20,147 14,784 73.4 13,807 68.5 977 6.6 5,363

25 to 34 years

42,885 36,218 84.5 34,942 81.5 1,277 3.5 6,667

35 to 44 years

38,792 33,159 85.5 32,292 83.2 867 2.6 5,634

45 to 54 years

37,052 31,777 85.8 30,973 83.6 804 2.5 5,275

55 to 64 years

36,138 26,081 72.2 25,445 70.4 636 2.4 10,057

65 years and over

37,744 9,460 25.1 9,195 24.4 265 2.8 28,284

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

176,638 121,508 68.8 117,686 66.6 3,822 3.1 55,130

Black or African American

28,844 19,891 69.0 18,727 64.9 1,164 5.9 8,954

Asian

15,478 10,283 66.4 10,014 64.7 269 2.6 5,195

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

40,026 28,272 70.6 27,091 67.7 1,181 4.2 11,754

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

192,611 136,695 71.0 132,846 69.0 3,848 2.8 55,917

Less than a high school diploma

16,536 9,465 57.2 8,979 54.3 487 5.1 7,071

High school graduates, no college(1)

52,198 34,444 66.0 33,244 63.7 1,200 3.5 17,754

Some college or associate degree

49,613 35,541 71.6 34,539 69.6 1,002 2.8 14,071

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

74,265 57,244 77.1 56,085 75.5 1,159 2.0 17,021

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

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.

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Last Modified Date: February 26, 2020