Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2015-2016 annual averages

Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2015-2016 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2015 2016
Total Men Women Total Men Women

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

65,564 29,095 36,469 65,055 28,992 36,063

Civilian labor force

52,476 26,978 25,498 52,321 26,902 25,419

Participation rate

80.0 92.7 69.9 80.4 92.8 70.5

Employed

50,238 26,079 24,159 50,240 26,039 24,201

Full-time workers(1)

43,250 24,880 18,370 43,352 24,896 18,456

Part-time workers(2)

6,989 1,199 5,790 6,887 1,143 5,744

Employment-population ratio

76.6 89.6 66.2 77.2 89.8 67.1

Unemployed

2,238 899 1,339 2,082 864 1,218

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.3 5.3 4.0 3.2 4.8

Married, spouse present(3)

Civilian noninstitutional population

49,822 25,122 24,700 49,472 25,007 24,465

Civilian labor force

40,226 23,532 16,694 40,016 23,409 16,607

Participation rate

80.7 93.7 67.6 80.9 93.6 67.9

Employed

39,026 22,889 16,137 38,866 22,791 16,075

Full-time workers(1)

34,148 21,958 12,190 34,112 21,899 12,214

Part-time workers(2)

4,877 931 3,947 4,754 892 3,861

Employment-population ratio

78.3 91.1 65.3 78.6 91.1 65.7

Unemployed

1,200 643 557 1,150 618 532

Unemployment rate

3.0 2.7 3.3 2.9 2.6 3.2

Other marital status(4)

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,742 3,973 11,769 15,583 3,985 11,598

Civilian labor force

12,250 3,446 8,804 12,305 3,494 8,811

Participation rate

77.8 86.7 74.8 79.0 87.7 76.0

Employed

11,213 3,190 8,022 11,374 3,248 8,125

Full-time workers(1)

9,101 2,922 6,179 9,240 2,997 6,243

Part-time workers(2)

2,111 268 1,843 2,134 251 1,883

Employment-population ratio

71.2 80.3 68.2 73.0 81.5 70.1

Unemployed

1,038 256 782 931 246 686

Unemployment rate

8.5 7.4 8.9 7.6 7.0 7.8

WITH OWN CHILDREN 6 TO 17 YEARS, NONE YOUNGER

Civilian noninstitutional population

36,616 16,171 20,445 36,491 16,152 20,338

Civilian labor force

30,057 14,840 15,218 30,088 14,836 15,252

Participation rate

82.1 91.8 74.4 82.5 91.9 75.0

Employed

28,923 14,392 14,531 28,998 14,393 14,605

Full-time workers(1)

25,073 13,785 11,288 25,166 13,785 11,381

Part-time workers(2)

3,850 607 3,243 3,831 607 3,224

Employment-population ratio

79.0 89.0 71.1 79.5 89.1 71.8

Unemployed

1,134 448 687 1,090 444 646

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.0 4.5 3.6 3.0 4.2

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,948 12,924 16,024 28,565 12,840 15,724

Civilian labor force

22,419 12,138 10,281 22,233 12,066 10,167

Participation rate

77.4 93.9 64.2 77.8 94.0 64.7

Employed

21,315 11,687 9,628 21,242 11,646 9,596

Full-time workers(1)

18,177 11,095 7,082 18,186 11,110 7,076

Part-time workers(2)

3,139 592 2,547 3,056 536 2,520

Employment-population ratio

73.6 90.4 60.1 74.4 90.7 61.0

Unemployed

1,104 451 652 992 420 572

Unemployment rate

4.9 3.7 6.3 4.5 3.5 5.6

WITH NO OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

185,237 92,006 93,231 188,482 93,505 94,978

Civilian labor force

104,654 56,643 48,011 106,866 57,852 49,014

Participation rate

56.5 61.6 51.5 56.7 61.9 51.6

Employed

98,595 53,052 45,544 101,196 54,529 46,667

Full-time workers(1)

78,243 44,471 33,772 80,408 45,671 34,738

Part-time workers(2)

20,353 8,581 11,772 20,788 8,858 11,930

Employment-population ratio

53.2 57.7 48.9 53.7 58.3 49.1

Unemployed

6,058 3,591 2,468 5,670 3,323 2,346

Unemployment rate

5.8 6.3 5.1 5.3 5.7 4.8

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 20, 2017