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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8a. Employed persons and employment-population ratios by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of employed persons
(in thousands)
Employment-population ratios
Oct.
2018
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2018
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019

Total, 16 years and over

156,582 158,269 158,510 60.6 60.6 60.7 60.9 61.0 61.0

16 to 19 years

5,258 5,160 5,217 31.4 30.9 31.4 31.1 30.9 31.2

16 to 17 years

1,954 1,797 1,835 22.0 20.7 20.0 21.3 20.2 20.1

18 to 19 years

3,305 3,321 3,404 41.9 41.4 43.6 41.7 42.7 45.0

20 years and over

151,324 153,109 153,293 62.6 62.7 62.7 62.9 63.0 63.0

20 to 24 years

13,897 14,297 14,363 65.6 67.9 67.6 66.8 67.9 68.3

25 years and over

137,504 138,742 138,999 62.3 62.2 62.2 62.5 62.5 62.6

25 to 54 years

100,892 101,151 101,414 79.7 79.7 79.5 80.0 80.1 80.3

25 to 34 years

35,693 35,910 36,057 79.8 79.6 79.0 80.0 79.9 80.2

35 to 44 years

32,857 33,377 33,393 80.6 80.6 80.6 80.8 81.3 81.2

45 to 54 years

32,343 31,864 31,964 78.8 79.0 78.8 79.3 79.1 79.4

55 years and over

36,612 37,592 37,585 38.9 38.8 39.3 39.3 39.3 39.2

Men, 16 years and over

82,894 83,732 83,753 66.3 66.5 66.7 66.6 66.7 66.6

16 to 19 years

2,506 2,597 2,572 29.5 30.5 30.8 30.3 30.8 30.5

16 to 17 years

895 895 899 19.6 21.1 19.7 20.4 19.8 19.6

18 to 19 years

1,621 1,679 1,684 41.2 40.0 43.0 40.9 42.7 43.7

20 years and over

80,388 81,135 81,181 69.0 69.1 69.3 69.2 69.3 69.2

20 to 24 years

7,082 7,218 7,215 66.7 69.1 68.7 67.5 68.6 68.6

25 years and over

73,331 73,871 73,966 69.2 69.1 69.3 69.3 69.3 69.3

25 to 54 years

53,789 53,843 53,941 86.2 86.1 86.2 86.3 86.4 86.5

25 to 34 years

19,169 19,182 19,305 86.0 84.9 85.2 85.6 85.5 86.1

35 to 44 years

17,625 17,926 17,877 88.0 88.4 88.3 88.0 88.7 88.4

45 to 54 years

16,995 16,735 16,759 84.6 85.0 85.2 85.2 85.0 85.0

55 years and over

19,542 20,028 20,026 44.9 45.0 45.5 45.4 45.2 45.1

Women, 16 years and over

73,688 74,537 74,757 55.2 55.1 55.1 55.5 55.6 55.7

16 to 19 years

2,753 2,563 2,645 33.3 31.2 32.0 31.8 31.1 32.0

16 to 17 years

1,059 901 937 24.5 20.3 20.3 22.2 20.5 20.7

18 to 19 years

1,684 1,641 1,720 42.7 42.9 44.1 42.6 42.7 46.3

20 years and over

70,935 71,974 72,112 56.7 56.7 56.6 57.0 57.2 57.3

20 to 24 years

6,816 7,079 7,148 64.4 66.6 66.6 66.1 67.3 68.0

25 years and over

64,173 64,871 65,033 56.0 55.8 55.7 56.2 56.3 56.4

25 to 54 years

47,103 47,308 47,473 73.4 73.5 73.0 73.9 74.0 74.2

25 to 34 years

16,524 16,728 16,752 73.6 74.2 72.8 74.4 74.3 74.4

35 to 44 years

15,231 15,451 15,517 73.5 73.0 73.3 73.8 74.0 74.3

45 to 54 years

15,348 15,129 15,204 73.1 73.3 72.8 73.6 73.6 74.0

55 years and over

17,070 17,563 17,560 33.8 33.5 34.0 33.9 34.2 34.1

NOTE: Detail for the data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: November 01, 2019