Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2017 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2017 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

255,079 160,320 62.9 153,337 60.1 6,982 4.4 94,759

Men

123,275 85,145 69.1 81,402 66.0 3,743 4.4 38,130

Women

131,804 75,175 57.0 71,936 54.6 3,239 4.3 56,629

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

30,351 6,245 20.6 5,670 18.7 576 9.2 24,106

Men

14,140 3,420 24.2 3,111 22.0 309 9.0 10,720

Women

16,211 2,825 17.4 2,558 15.8 267 9.5 13,386

Age

16 to 64 years

15,697 5,117 32.6 4,603 29.3 514 10.0 10,580

16 to 19 years

644 157 24.3 116 18.1 40 25.7 488

20 to 24 years

862 379 44.0 318 36.9 61 16.1 483

25 to 34 years

1,905 870 45.7 749 39.3 121 13.9 1,035

35 to 44 years

2,128 802 37.7 719 33.8 83 10.3 1,326

45 to 54 years

3,841 1,295 33.7 1,182 30.8 114 8.8 2,546

55 to 64 years

6,317 1,614 25.6 1,519 24.1 95 5.9 4,703

65 years and over

14,654 1,129 7.7 1,066 7.3 62 5.5 13,526

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

24,156 5,051 20.9 4,622 19.1 429 8.5 19,105

Black or African American

4,146 742 17.9 640 15.4 102 13.8 3,404

Asian

872 151 17.3 141 16.2 10 6.6 721

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

3,183 703 22.1 631 19.8 72 10.2 2,480

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

28,845 5,710 19.8 5,235 18.1 474 8.3 23,135

Less than a high school diploma

5,451 541 9.9 480 8.8 61 11.3 4,909

High school graduates, no college(1)

10,345 1,728 16.7 1,571 15.2 157 9.1 8,617

Some college or associate degree

7,683 1,864 24.3 1,701 22.1 162 8.7 5,819

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

5,366 1,577 29.4 1,483 27.6 93 5.9 3,789

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

224,728 154,074 68.6 147,668 65.7 6,407 4.2 70,653

Men

109,135 81,725 74.9 78,290 71.7 3,435 4.2 27,410

Women

115,592 72,349 62.6 69,377 60.0 2,972 4.1 43,243

Age

16 to 64 years

189,840 145,626 76.7 139,500 73.5 6,126 4.2 44,215

16 to 19 years

16,110 5,745 35.7 4,958 30.8 787 13.7 10,365

20 to 24 years

20,534 14,880 72.5 13,814 67.3 1,066 7.2 5,654

25 to 34 years

42,053 35,215 83.7 33,690 80.1 1,526 4.3 6,838

35 to 44 years

37,824 32,232 85.2 31,173 82.4 1,060 3.3 5,591

45 to 54 years

37,946 32,268 85.0 31,321 82.5 947 2.9 5,678

55 to 64 years

35,374 25,285 71.5 24,545 69.4 740 2.9 10,089

65 years and over

34,887 8,449 24.2 8,168 23.4 281 3.3 26,439

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

174,786 119,890 68.6 115,554 66.1 4,336 3.6 54,896

Black or African American

28,101 19,346 68.8 17,948 63.9 1,399 7.2 8,755

Asian

14,496 9,630 66.4 9,307 64.2 323 3.4 4,866

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

38,188 26,636 69.8 25,307 66.3 1,329 5.0 11,552

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

188,084 133,450 71.0 128,896 68.5 4,553 3.4 54,635

Less than a high school diploma

17,187 9,801 57.0 9,188 53.5 613 6.3 7,386

High school graduates, no college(1)

51,847 34,146 65.9 32,639 63.0 1,507 4.4 17,701

Some college or associate degree

49,578 35,833 72.3 34,581 69.8 1,252 3.5 13,745

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

69,472 53,669 77.3 52,488 75.6 1,182 2.2 15,803

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: June 21, 2018