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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2021 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2021 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

261,445 161,204 61.7 152,581 58.4 8,623 5.3 100,241

Men

126,487 85,505 67.6 80,829 63.9 4,676 5.5 40,983

Women

134,958 75,699 56.1 71,752 53.2 3,948 5.2 59,259

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

31,084 6,619 21.3 5,950 19.1 669 10.1 24,465

Men

14,506 3,483 24.0 3,132 21.6 351 10.1 11,023

Women

16,578 3,136 18.9 2,818 17.0 318 10.1 13,442

Age

16 to 64 years

15,586 5,477 35.1 4,886 31.4 591 10.8 10,108

16 to 19 years

762 185 24.3 146 19.1 39 21.1 577

20 to 24 years

1,021 477 46.7 398 39.0 79 16.5 544

25 to 34 years

2,230 1,080 48.4 941 42.2 139 12.9 1,150

35 to 44 years

2,307 989 42.9 884 38.3 105 10.6 1,318

45 to 54 years

3,231 1,163 36.0 1,050 32.5 113 9.7 2,068

55 to 64 years

6,035 1,584 26.2 1,467 24.3 117 7.4 4,451

65 years and over

15,498 1,142 7.4 1,063 6.9 78 6.8 14,357

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

24,644 5,335 21.6 4,839 19.6 497 9.3 19,309

Black or African American

4,267 777 18.2 659 15.4 118 15.1 3,490

Asian

947 168 17.7 154 16.2 14 8.5 779

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

3,852 947 24.6 821 21.3 126 13.3 2,904

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

29,301 5,957 20.3 5,405 18.4 551 9.3 23,344

Less than a high school diploma

4,654 443 9.5 374 8.0 69 15.7 4,211

High school graduates, no college(1)

10,596 1,740 16.4 1,548 14.6 192 11.0 8,856

Some college or associate degree

7,962 1,966 24.7 1,799 22.6 167 8.5 5,997

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

6,088 1,808 29.7 1,685 27.7 123 6.8 4,280

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

230,361 154,585 67.1 146,631 63.7 7,954 5.1 75,776

Men

111,982 82,022 73.2 77,697 69.4 4,325 5.3 29,960

Women

118,380 72,563 61.3 68,934 58.2 3,629 5.0 45,816

Age

16 to 64 years

189,669 145,127 76.5 137,567 72.5 7,560 5.2 44,542

16 to 19 years

15,691 5,777 36.8 5,120 32.6 657 11.4 9,914

20 to 24 years

19,788 14,248 72.0 13,010 65.7 1,238 8.7 5,539

25 to 34 years

42,521 35,590 83.7 33,637 79.1 1,953 5.5 6,931

35 to 44 years

39,536 33,332 84.3 31,851 80.6 1,481 4.4 6,204

45 to 54 years

36,283 30,714 84.7 29,504 81.3 1,210 3.9 5,569

55 to 64 years

35,850 25,466 71.0 24,445 68.2 1,021 4.0 10,384

65 years and over

40,692 9,458 23.2 9,064 22.3 394 4.2 31,234

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

177,237 118,809 67.0 113,452 64.0 5,357 4.5 58,428

Black or African American

29,347 19,706 67.1 18,067 61.6 1,639 8.3 9,641

Asian

15,574 10,377 66.6 9,862 63.3 514 5.0 5,197

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

41,051 28,476 69.4 26,608 64.8 1,869 6.6 12,574

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

194,882 134,560 69.0 128,501 65.9 6,059 4.5 60,323

Less than a high school diploma

15,349 8,564 55.8 7,890 51.4 674 7.9 6,784

High school graduates, no college(1)

52,638 33,254 63.2 31,273 59.4 1,981 6.0 19,383

Some college or associate degree

48,692 33,722 69.3 32,056 65.8 1,666 4.9 14,970

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

78,204 59,019 75.5 57,282 73.2 1,738 2.9 19,185

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.

Last Modified Date: February 24, 2022