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Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2018-2019 annual averages

Table 5. Employment status of the population by sex, marital status, and presence and age of own children under 18, 2018-2019 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2018 2019
Total Men Women Total Men Women

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

64,235 28,913 35,321 63,638 28,658 34,979

Civilian labor force

52,206 26,967 25,239 52,033 26,756 25,277

Participation rate

81.3 93.3 71.5 81.8 93.4 72.3

Employed

50,590 26,316 24,274 50,551 26,162 24,390

Full-time workers(1)

44,177 25,231 18,946 44,303 25,159 19,144

Part-time workers(2)

6,414 1,085 5,328 6,248 1,002 5,246

Employment-population ratio

78.8 91.0 68.7 79.4 91.3 69.7

Unemployed

1,616 651 965 1,482 594 888

Unemployment rate

3.1 2.4 3.8 2.8 2.2 3.5

Married, spouse present(3)

Civilian noninstitutional population

49,007 24,809 24,198 48,746 24,613 24,132

Civilian labor force

40,043 23,341 16,703 40,040 23,175 16,866

Participation rate

81.7 94.1 69.0 82.1 94.2 69.9

Employed

39,183 22,895 16,288 39,242 22,770 16,472

Full-time workers(1)

34,625 22,044 12,581 34,708 21,988 12,720

Part-time workers(2)

4,558 851 3,707 4,534 782 3,752

Employment-population ratio

80.0 92.3 67.3 80.5 92.5 68.3

Unemployed

860 445 415 798 404 394

Unemployment rate

2.1 1.9 2.5 2.0 1.7 2.3

Other marital status(4)

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,228 4,104 11,123 14,892 4,045 10,847

Civilian labor force

12,163 3,627 8,536 11,993 3,581 8,412

Participation rate

79.9 88.4 76.7 80.5 88.5 77.6

Employed

11,407 3,421 7,987 11,309 3,392 7,918

Full-time workers(1)

9,552 3,187 6,365 9,595 3,171 6,424

Part-time workers(2)

1,856 234 1,622 1,714 220 1,493

Employment-population ratio

74.9 83.3 71.8 75.9 83.8 73.0

Unemployed

755 206 550 684 189 494

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.7 6.4 5.7 5.3 5.9

WITH OWN CHILDREN 6 TO 17 YEARS, NONE YOUNGER

Civilian noninstitutional population

35,880 15,995 19,886 35,706 15,987 19,719

Civilian labor force

29,936 14,753 15,183 29,858 14,714 15,144

Participation rate

83.4 92.2 76.4 83.6 92.0 76.8

Employed

29,097 14,429 14,668 29,049 14,385 14,664

Full-time workers(1)

25,604 13,860 11,744 25,608 13,841 11,768

Part-time workers(2)

3,493 569 2,924 3,441 544 2,897

Employment-population ratio

81.1 90.2 73.8 81.4 90.0 74.4

Unemployed

840 324 515 809 329 480

Unemployment rate

2.8 2.2 3.4 2.7 2.2 3.2

WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,354 12,919 15,436 27,932 12,672 15,260

Civilian labor force

22,270 12,214 10,056 22,175 12,042 10,133

Participation rate

78.5 94.5 65.1 79.4 95.0 66.4

Employed

21,494 11,888 9,606 21,502 11,777 9,725

Full-time workers(1)

18,573 11,371 7,201 18,695 11,319 7,376

Part-time workers(2)

2,921 516 2,405 2,807 458 2,349

Employment-population ratio

75.8 92.0 62.2 77.0 92.9 63.7

Unemployed

776 327 449 673 265 408

Unemployment rate

3.5 2.7 4.5 3.0 2.2 4.0

WITH NO OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS

Civilian noninstitutional population

193,556 95,765 97,791 195,538 96,695 98,842

Civilian labor force

109,869 59,129 50,740 111,506 59,931 51,574

Participation rate

56.8 61.7 51.9 57.0 62.0 52.2

Employed

105,171 56,382 48,789 106,987 57,299 49,688

Full-time workers(1)

84,396 47,704 36,692 86,294 48,664 37,630

Part-time workers(2)

20,775 8,678 12,096 20,693 8,634 12,059

Employment-population ratio

54.3 58.9 49.9 54.7 59.3 50.3

Unemployed

4,698 2,747 1,951 4,519 2,633 1,886

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.6 3.8 4.1 4.4 3.7

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 21, 2020