Table 2. Families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2016-2017 annual averages

Table 2. Families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2016-2017 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Number Percent distribution
2016 2017 2016 2017

MARRIED-COUPLE FAMILIES(1)

Total

59,747 59,910 100.0 100.0

With at least one family member employed

48,440 48,525 81.1 81.0

Husband only

11,649 11,425 19.5 19.1

Wife only

4,253 4,265 7.1 7.1

Husband and wife

28,693 28,944 48.0 48.3

Other employment combinations

3,845 3,891 6.4 6.5

With no family member employed

11,307 11,386 18.9 19.0

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY WOMEN(2)

Total

15,669 15,438 100.0 100.0

With at least one family member employed

12,001 11,861 76.6 76.8

Householder only

6,502 6,333 41.5 41.0

Householder and other member(s)

3,293 3,372 21.0 21.8

Other member(s), not householder

2,205 2,156 14.1 14.0

With no family member employed

3,668 3,577 23.4 23.2

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY MEN(2)

Total

6,676 6,666 100.0 100.0

With at least one family member employed

5,582 5,641 83.6 84.6

Householder only

2,577 2,564 38.6 38.5

Householder and other member(s)

2,050 2,101 30.7 31.5

Other member(s), not householder

955 976 14.3 14.6

With no family member employed

1,094 1,025 16.4 15.4

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 19, 2018