Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2017-2018 annual averages

Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2017-2018 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2017 2018
Total Men Women Total Men Women

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

64,188 28,740 35,448 64,235 28,913 35,321

Civilian labor force

51,875 26,662 25,213 52,206 26,967 25,239

Participation rate

80.8 92.8 71.1 81.3 93.3 71.5

Employed

50,036 25,920 24,117 50,590 26,316 24,274

Full-time workers(1)

43,433 24,807 18,626 44,177 25,231 18,946

Part-time workers(2)

6,604 1,113 5,491 6,414 1,085 5,328

Employment-population ratio

78.0 90.2 68.0 78.8 91.0 68.7

Unemployed

1,838 742 1,096 1,616 651 965

Unemployment rate

3.5 2.8 4.3 3.1 2.4 3.8

Married, spouse present(3)

Civilian noninstitutional population

48,974 24,779 24,195 49,007 24,809 24,198

Civilian labor force

39,781 23,172 16,609 40,043 23,341 16,703

Participation rate

81.2 93.5 68.6 81.7 94.1 69.0

Employed

38,775 22,633 16,142 39,183 22,895 16,288

Full-time workers(1)

34,081 21,746 12,334 34,625 22,044 12,581

Part-time workers(2)

4,695 887 3,808 4,558 851 3,707

Employment-population ratio

79.2 91.3 66.7 80.0 92.3 67.3

Unemployed

1,006 539 467 860 445 415

Unemployment rate

2.5 2.3 2.8 2.1 1.9 2.5

Other marital status(4)

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,213 3,961 11,253 15,228 4,104 11,123

Civilian labor force

12,093 3,490 8,603 12,163 3,627 8,536

Participation rate

79.5 88.1 76.5 79.9 88.4 76.7

Employed

11,261 3,287 7,975 11,407 3,421 7,987

Full-time workers(1)

9,352 3,061 6,291 9,552 3,187 6,365

Part-time workers(2)

1,909 226 1,683 1,856 234 1,622

Employment-population ratio

74.0 83.0 70.9 74.9 83.3 71.8

Unemployed

832 203 629 755 206 550

Unemployment rate

6.9 5.8 7.3 6.2 5.7 6.4

WITH OWN CHILDREN 6 TO 17 YEARS, NONE YOUNGER

Civilian noninstitutional population

36,286 16,153 20,133 35,880 15,995 19,886

Civilian labor force

30,060 14,812 15,248 29,936 14,753 15,183

Participation rate

82.8 91.7 75.7 83.4 92.2 76.4

Employed

29,063 14,428 14,635 29,097 14,429 14,668

Full-time workers(1)

25,391 13,830 11,561 25,604 13,860 11,744

Part-time workers(2)

3,672 598 3,074 3,493 569 2,924

Employment-population ratio

80.1 89.3 72.7 81.1 90.2 73.8

Unemployed

997 384 612 840 324 515

Unemployment rate

3.3 2.6 4.0 2.8 2.2 3.4

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,902 12,587 15,315 28,354 12,919 15,436

Civilian labor force

21,815 11,849 9,965 22,270 12,214 10,056

Participation rate

78.2 94.1 65.1 78.5 94.5 65.1

Employed

20,973 11,492 9,481 21,494 11,888 9,606

Full-time workers(1)

18,041 10,977 7,064 18,573 11,371 7,201

Part-time workers(2)

2,932 515 2,417 2,921 516 2,405

Employment-population ratio

75.2 91.3 61.9 75.8 92.0 62.2

Unemployed

841 358 484 776 327 449

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.0 4.9 3.5 2.7 4.5

WITH NO OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

190,891 94,535 96,356 193,556 95,765 97,791

Civilian labor force

108,445 58,483 49,962 109,869 59,129 50,740

Participation rate

56.8 61.9 51.9 56.8 61.7 51.9

Employed

103,301 55,482 47,819 105,171 56,382 48,789

Full-time workers(1)

82,535 46,764 35,770 84,396 47,704 36,692

Part-time workers(2)

20,766 8,718 12,048 20,775 8,678 12,096

Employment-population ratio

54.1 58.7 49.6 54.3 58.9 49.9

Unemployed

5,144 3,001 2,143 4,698 2,747 1,951

Unemployment rate

4.7 5.1 4.3 4.3 4.6 3.8

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 18, 2019