Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2016-2017 annual averages

Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2016-2017 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2016 2017
Total Men Women Total Men Women

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

65,055 28,992 36,063 64,188 28,740 35,448

Civilian labor force

52,321 26,902 25,419 51,875 26,662 25,213

Participation rate

80.4 92.8 70.5 80.8 92.8 71.1

Employed

50,240 26,039 24,201 50,036 25,920 24,117

Full-time workers(1)

43,352 24,896 18,456 43,433 24,807 18,626

Part-time workers(2)

6,887 1,143 5,744 6,604 1,113 5,491

Employment-population ratio

77.2 89.8 67.1 78.0 90.2 68.0

Unemployed

2,082 864 1,218 1,838 742 1,096

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.2 4.8 3.5 2.8 4.3

Married, spouse present(3)

Civilian noninstitutional population

49,472 25,007 24,465 48,974 24,779 24,195

Civilian labor force

40,016 23,409 16,607 39,781 23,172 16,609

Participation rate

80.9 93.6 67.9 81.2 93.5 68.6

Employed

38,866 22,791 16,075 38,775 22,633 16,142

Full-time workers(1)

34,112 21,899 12,214 34,081 21,746 12,334

Part-time workers(2)

4,754 892 3,861 4,695 887 3,808

Employment-population ratio

78.6 91.1 65.7 79.2 91.3 66.7

Unemployed

1,150 618 532 1,006 539 467

Unemployment rate

2.9 2.6 3.2 2.5 2.3 2.8

Other marital status(4)

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,583 3,985 11,598 15,213 3,961 11,253

Civilian labor force

12,305 3,494 8,811 12,093 3,490 8,603

Participation rate

79.0 87.7 76.0 79.5 88.1 76.5

Employed

11,374 3,248 8,125 11,261 3,287 7,975

Full-time workers(1)

9,240 2,997 6,243 9,352 3,061 6,291

Part-time workers(2)

2,134 251 1,883 1,909 226 1,683

Employment-population ratio

73.0 81.5 70.1 74.0 83.0 70.9

Unemployed

931 246 686 832 203 629

Unemployment rate

7.6 7.0 7.8 6.9 5.8 7.3

WITH OWN CHILDREN 6 TO 17 YEARS, NONE YOUNGER

Civilian noninstitutional population

36,491 16,152 20,338 36,286 16,153 20,133

Civilian labor force

30,088 14,836 15,252 30,060 14,812 15,248

Participation rate

82.5 91.9 75.0 82.8 91.7 75.7

Employed

28,998 14,393 14,605 29,063 14,428 14,635

Full-time workers(1)

25,166 13,785 11,381 25,391 13,830 11,561

Part-time workers(2)

3,831 607 3,224 3,672 598 3,074

Employment-population ratio

79.5 89.1 71.8 80.1 89.3 72.7

Unemployed

1,090 444 646 997 384 612

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.0 4.2 3.3 2.6 4.0

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,565 12,840 15,724 27,902 12,587 15,315

Civilian labor force

22,233 12,066 10,167 21,815 11,849 9,965

Participation rate

77.8 94.0 64.7 78.2 94.1 65.1

Employed

21,242 11,646 9,596 20,973 11,492 9,481

Full-time workers(1)

18,186 11,110 7,076 18,041 10,977 7,064

Part-time workers(2)

3,056 536 2,520 2,932 515 2,417

Employment-population ratio

74.4 90.7 61.0 75.2 91.3 61.9

Unemployed

992 420 572 841 358 484

Unemployment rate

4.5 3.5 5.6 3.9 3.0 4.9

WITH NO OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

188,482 93,505 94,978 190,891 94,535 96,356

Civilian labor force

106,866 57,852 49,014 108,445 58,483 49,962

Participation rate

56.7 61.9 51.6 56.8 61.9 51.9

Employed

101,196 54,529 46,667 103,301 55,482 47,819

Full-time workers(1)

80,408 45,671 34,738 82,535 46,764 35,770

Part-time workers(2)

20,788 8,858 11,930 20,766 8,718 12,048

Employment-population ratio

53.7 58.3 49.1 54.1 58.7 49.6

Unemployed

5,670 3,323 2,346 5,144 3,001 2,143

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.7 4.8 4.7 5.1 4.3

Footnotes
(1) Usually work 35 hours or more per week at all jobs.
(2) Usually work less than 35 hours per week at all jobs.
(3) Refers to persons in opposite-sex married couples only.
(4) Includes persons who are never married; widowed; divorced; separated; and married, spouse absent; as well as persons in same-sex marriages.

NOTE: Own children include sons, daughters, step-children, and adopted children. Not included are nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and other related and unrelated children. 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