Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2016 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2016 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

253,538 159,187 62.8 151,436 59.7 7,751 4.9 94,351

Men

122,497 84,755 69.2 80,568 65.8 4,187 4.9 37,743

Women

131,040 74,432 56.8 70,868 54.1 3,564 4.8 56,608

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

29,971 6,005 20.0 5,372 17.9 633 10.5 23,965

Men

13,898 3,295 23.7 2,961 21.3 334 10.1 10,603

Women

16,073 2,710 16.9 2,411 15.0 299 11.0 13,363

Age

16 to 64 years

15,746 4,919 31.2 4,356 27.7 564 11.5 10,827

16 to 19 years

654 161 24.6 103 15.8 58 35.8 493

20 to 24 years

913 399 43.7 321 35.1 78 19.5 514

25 to 34 years

1,824 770 42.2 657 36.0 113 14.6 1,054

35 to 44 years

2,161 827 38.3 745 34.5 82 9.9 1,333

45 to 54 years

3,807 1,159 30.4 1,049 27.5 110 9.5 2,648

55 to 64 years

6,387 1,603 25.1 1,480 23.2 123 7.7 4,784

65 years and over

14,225 1,086 7.6 1,016 7.1 70 6.4 13,139

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

23,934 4,824 20.2 4,367 18.2 457 9.5 19,110

Black or African American

4,069 698 17.2 582 14.3 116 16.6 3,371

Asian

795 138 17.3 123 15.5 15 10.7 657

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

3,124 684 21.9 598 19.2 85 12.5 2,440

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

28,404 5,446 19.2 4,948 17.4 498 9.1 22,958

Less than a high school diploma

5,633 585 10.4 507 9.0 78 13.3 5,048

High school graduates, no college(1)

10,350 1,669 16.1 1,519 14.7 150 9.0 8,680

Some college or associate degree

7,457 1,798 24.1 1,620 21.7 178 9.9 5,659

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

4,964 1,394 28.1 1,301 26.2 93 6.6 3,570

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

223,567 153,182 68.5 146,064 65.3 7,118 4.6 70,385

Men

108,599 81,459 75.0 77,607 71.5 3,852 4.7 27,140

Women

114,968 71,722 62.4 68,457 59.5 3,266 4.6 43,245

Age

16 to 64 years

189,757 144,996 76.4 138,164 72.8 6,832 4.7 44,761

16 to 19 years

16,060 5,728 35.7 4,861 30.3 867 15.1 10,331

20 to 24 years

20,808 14,914 71.7 13,706 65.9 1,208 8.1 5,893

25 to 34 years

41,723 34,750 83.3 33,065 79.2 1,685 4.8 6,973

35 to 44 years

37,656 31,992 85.0 30,817 81.8 1,175 3.7 5,663

45 to 54 years

38,590 32,750 84.9 31,671 82.1 1,079 3.3 5,841

55 to 64 years

34,921 24,862 71.2 24,044 68.9 818 3.3 10,059

65 years and over

33,810 8,185 24.2 7,900 23.4 285 3.5 25,624

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

174,281 119,834 68.8 114,946 66.0 4,888 4.1 54,447

Black or African American

27,820 18,939 68.1 17,400 62.5 1,539 8.1 8,881

Asian

14,326 9,424 65.8 9,090 63.5 334 3.5 4,902

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

37,573 26,113 69.5 24,651 65.6 1,463 5.6 11,459

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

186,699 132,539 71.0 127,497 68.3 5,042 3.8 54,160

Less than a high school diploma

17,735 10,094 56.9 9,377 52.9 717 7.1 7,641

High school graduates, no college(1)

51,672 33,979 65.8 32,282 62.5 1,697 5.0 17,693

Some college or associate degree

49,728 36,136 72.7 34,766 69.9 1,371 3.8 13,591

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

67,565 52,329 77.5 51,073 75.6 1,257 2.4 15,235

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, 2017