A to Z Index  |  FAQs  |  About BLS  |  Contact Us    
Economic News Release
PRINT:Print
CPS CPS Program Links

Table 2. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by presence and age of youngest child and sex, 2017-2018 annual averages

Table 2. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by presence and age of youngest child and sex, 2017-2018 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2017 2018
Total Men Women Total Men Women

FOREIGN BORN

With own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,292 7,162 8,130 15,770 7,446 8,324

Civilian labor force

11,557 6,669 4,888 12,062 6,984 5,078

Participation rate

75.6 93.1 60.1 76.5 93.8 61.0

Employed

11,141 6,481 4,660 11,675 6,815 4,860

Employment-population ratio

72.9 90.5 57.3 74.0 91.5 58.4

Unemployed

416 187 228 387 168 219

Unemployment rate

3.6 2.8 4.7 3.2 2.4 4.3

With own children 6 to 17, none younger

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,682 3,966 4,716 8,948 4,120 4,827

Civilian labor force

6,848 3,660 3,188 7,127 3,824 3,303

Participation rate

78.9 92.3 67.6 79.7 92.8 68.4

Employed

6,606 3,562 3,044 6,904 3,733 3,171

Employment-population ratio

76.1 89.8 64.5 77.2 90.6 65.7

Unemployed

243 99 144 223 91 132

Unemployment rate

3.5 2.7 4.5 3.1 2.4 4.0

With own children under 6

Civilian noninstitutional population

6,609 3,196 3,414 6,823 3,326 3,497

Civilian labor force

4,709 3,008 1,700 4,935 3,160 1,775

Participation rate

71.2 94.1 49.8 72.3 95.0 50.8

Employed

4,536 2,920 1,616 4,771 3,082 1,689

Employment-population ratio

68.6 91.4 47.3 69.9 92.7 48.3

Unemployed

173 88 85 164 77 87

Unemployment rate

3.7 2.9 5.0 3.3 2.4 4.9

With own children under 3

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,600 1,764 1,836 3,720 1,828 1,892

Civilian labor force

2,478 1,662 816 2,589 1,732 857

Participation rate

68.8 94.2 44.4 69.6 94.8 45.3

Employed

2,383 1,609 774 2,504 1,695 809

Employment-population ratio

66.2 91.2 42.2 67.3 92.7 42.8

Unemployed

95 53 42 85 37 48

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.2 5.1 3.3 2.2 5.6

With no own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

26,209 12,974 13,235 27,128 13,357 13,771

Civilian labor force

15,816 9,066 6,750 16,140 9,219 6,921

Participation rate

60.3 69.9 51.0 59.5 69.0 50.3

Employed

15,113 8,690 6,423 15,542 8,899 6,643

Employment-population ratio

57.7 67.0 48.5 57.3 66.6 48.2

Unemployed

704 377 327 599 320 279

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.2 4.8 3.7 3.5 4.0

NATIVE BORN

With own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

48,896 21,578 27,318 48,464 21,467 26,998

Civilian labor force

40,318 19,993 20,325 40,144 19,984 20,161

Participation rate

82.5 92.7 74.4 82.8 93.1 74.7

Employed

38,895 19,438 19,457 38,915 19,501 19,414

Employment-population ratio

79.5 90.1 71.2 80.3 90.8 71.9

Unemployed

1,423 555 868 1,229 483 746

Unemployment rate

3.5 2.8 4.3 3.1 2.4 3.7

With own children 6 to 17, none younger

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,604 12,187 15,416 26,933 11,874 15,059

Civilian labor force

23,212 11,152 12,060 22,810 10,929 11,880

Participation rate

84.1 91.5 78.2 84.7 92.0 78.9

Employed

22,458 10,866 11,591 22,193 10,696 11,497

Employment-population ratio

81.4 89.2 75.2 82.4 90.1 76.3

Unemployed

754 286 468 617 233 384

Unemployment rate

3.2 2.6 3.9 2.7 2.1 3.2

With own children under 6

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,292 9,391 11,901 21,532 9,593 11,939

Civilian labor force

17,106 8,841 8,265 17,335 9,055 8,280

Participation rate

80.3 94.1 69.4 80.5 94.4 69.4

Employed

16,437 8,572 7,866 16,723 8,805 7,918

Employment-population ratio

77.2 91.3 66.1 77.7 91.8 66.3

Unemployed

669 269 399 612 249 363

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.0 4.8 3.5 2.8 4.4

With own children under 3

Civilian noninstitutional population

12,690 5,649 7,041 12,556 5,623 6,933

Civilian labor force

10,060 5,348 4,712 9,932 5,328 4,605

Participation rate

79.3 94.7 66.9 79.1 94.8 66.4

Employed

9,661 5,185 4,476 9,576 5,174 4,401

Employment-population ratio

76.1 91.8 63.6 76.3 92.0 63.5

Unemployed

399 163 236 357 153 204

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.1 5.0 3.6 2.9 4.4

With no own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

164,683 81,562 83,121 166,428 82,408 84,020

Civilian labor force

92,629 49,417 43,211 93,728 49,910 43,818

Participation rate

56.2 60.6 52.0 56.3 60.6 52.2

Employed

88,188 46,793 41,395 89,629 47,483 42,146

Employment-population ratio

53.6 57.4 49.8 53.9 57.6 50.2

Unemployed

4,441 2,625 1,816 4,099 2,427 1,672

Unemployment rate

4.8 5.3 4.2 4.4 4.9 3.8

NOTE: Own children include sons, daughters, step-children, and adopted children. Not included are nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and other related and unrelated children. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: May 16, 2019