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, 2015-2016 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, 2015-2016 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2015 2016
Total Men Women Total Men Women

FOREIGN BORN

With own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,517 7,300 8,217 15,485 7,231 8,254

Civilian labor force

11,583 6,831 4,753 11,622 6,759 4,863

Participation rate

74.6 93.6 57.8 75.1 93.5 58.9

Employed

11,076 6,597 4,480 11,147 6,546 4,601

Employment-population ratio

71.4 90.4 54.5 72.0 90.5 55.7

Unemployed

507 234 273 475 213 262

Unemployment rate

4.4 3.4 5.7 4.1 3.1 5.4

With own children 6 to 17, none younger

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,603 3,961 4,642 8,709 3,978 4,732

Civilian labor force

6,680 3,674 3,006 6,801 3,681 3,120

Participation rate

77.6 92.7 64.8 78.1 92.5 65.9

Employed

6,397 3,548 2,849 6,522 3,563 2,960

Employment-population ratio

74.4 89.6 61.4 74.9 89.6 62.5

Unemployed

284 126 158 278 118 160

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.4 5.3 4.1 3.2 5.1

With own children under 6

Civilian noninstitutional population

6,914 3,338 3,575 6,776 3,254 3,522

Civilian labor force

4,903 3,157 1,746 4,821 3,078 1,743

Participation rate

70.9 94.6 48.8 71.2 94.6 49.5

Employed

4,680 3,049 1,631 4,624 2,983 1,641

Employment-population ratio

67.7 91.3 45.6 68.3 91.7 46.6

Unemployed

223 108 115 197 95 102

Unemployment rate

4.6 3.4 6.6 4.1 3.1 5.8

With own children under 3

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,810 1,878 1,932 3,684 1,796 1,888

Civilian labor force

2,639 1,770 869 2,527 1,691 836

Participation rate

69.3 94.2 45.0 68.6 94.1 44.3

Employed

2,517 1,711 806 2,434 1,643 791

Employment-population ratio

66.1 91.1 41.7 66.1 91.5 41.9

Unemployed

122 59 63 94 48 46

Unemployment rate

4.6 3.3 7.3 3.7 2.8 5.5

With no own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

24,740 12,248 12,492 25,836 12,825 13,010

Civilian labor force

14,674 8,465 6,209 15,329 8,835 6,493

Participation rate

59.3 69.1 49.7 59.3 68.9 49.9

Employed

13,887 8,018 5,868 14,632 8,461 6,171

Employment-population ratio

56.1 65.5 47.0 56.6 66.0 47.4

Unemployed

787 447 340 697 375 322

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.3 5.5 4.5 4.2 5.0

NATIVE BORN

With own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

50,047 21,795 28,252 49,570 21,761 27,809

Civilian labor force

40,893 20,147 20,746 40,699 20,143 20,556

Participation rate

81.7 92.4 73.4 82.1 92.6 73.9

Employed

39,162 19,482 19,680 39,093 19,493 19,600

Employment-population ratio

78.3 89.4 69.7 78.9 89.6 70.5

Unemployed

1,731 665 1,066 1,607 651 956

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.3 5.1 3.9 3.2 4.6

With own children 6 to 17, none younger

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,013 12,209 15,803 27,781 12,175 15,607

Civilian labor force

23,377 11,166 12,211 23,287 11,155 12,132

Participation rate

83.5 91.5 77.3 83.8 91.6 77.7

Employed

22,526 10,844 11,682 22,475 10,830 11,645

Employment-population ratio

80.4 88.8 73.9 80.9 89.0 74.6

Unemployed

851 322 529 812 325 486

Unemployment rate

3.6 2.9 4.3 3.5 2.9 4.0

With own children under 6

Civilian noninstitutional population

22,034 9,586 12,449 21,789 9,586 12,202

Civilian labor force

17,516 8,981 8,535 17,412 8,988 8,424

Participation rate

79.5 93.7 68.6 79.9 93.8 69.0

Employed

16,636 8,638 7,997 16,617 8,663 7,954

Employment-population ratio

75.5 90.1 64.2 76.3 90.4 65.2

Unemployed

880 343 537 795 325 470

Unemployment rate

5.0 3.8 6.3 4.6 3.6 5.6

With own children under 3

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,144 5,769 7,375 13,072 5,803 7,270

Civilian labor force

10,255 5,411 4,845 10,296 5,471 4,826

Participation rate

78.0 93.8 65.7 78.8 94.3 66.4

Employed

9,733 5,203 4,530 9,822 5,270 4,552

Employment-population ratio

74.0 90.2 61.4 75.1 90.8 62.6

Unemployed

522 208 314 475 201 274

Unemployment rate

5.1 3.8 6.5 4.6 3.7 5.7

With no own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

160,497 79,757 80,739 162,647 80,679 81,967

Civilian labor force

89,980 48,177 41,803 91,537 49,017 42,521

Participation rate

56.1 60.4 51.8 56.3 60.8 51.9

Employed

84,709 45,034 39,675 86,564 46,068 40,496

Employment-population ratio

52.8 56.5 49.1 53.2 57.1 49.4

Unemployed

5,271 3,143 2,127 4,973 2,948 2,025

Unemployment rate

5.9 6.5 5.1 5.4 6.0 4.8

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.

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Last Modified Date: May 18, 2017