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Table 2. Families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2017-2018 annual averages

Table 2. Families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2017-2018 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Number Percent distribution
2017 2018 2017 2018

MARRIED-COUPLE FAMILIES(1)

Total

59,910 60,094 100.0 100.0

With at least one family member employed

48,525 48,791 81.0 81.2

Husband only

11,425 11,469 19.1 19.1

Wife only

4,265 4,085 7.1 6.8

Husband and wife

28,944 29,317 48.3 48.8

Other employment combinations

3,891 3,921 6.5 6.5

With no family member employed

11,386 11,302 19.0 18.8

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY WOMEN(2)

Total

15,438 15,452 100.0 100.0

With at least one family member employed

11,861 12,003 76.8 77.7

Householder only

6,333 6,250 41.0 40.4

Householder and other member(s)

3,372 3,484 21.8 22.5

Other member(s), not householder

2,156 2,269 14.0 14.7

With no family member employed

3,577 3,449 23.2 22.3

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY MEN(2)

Total

6,666 6,956 100.0 100.0

With at least one family member employed

5,641 5,861 84.6 84.3

Householder only

2,564 2,703 38.5 38.9

Householder and other member(s)

2,101 2,173 31.5 31.2

Other member(s), not householder

976 985 14.6 14.2

With no family member employed

1,025 1,096 15.4 15.7

Footnotes
(1) Refers to opposite-sex married-couple families only.
(2) No opposite-sex spouse present.

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 18, 2019