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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
Apr.
2020
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Dec.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021

Total, 16 years and over

133,370 150,848 151,176 51.3 57.4 57.5 57.6 57.8 57.9

16 to 19 years

3,457 5,142 5,398 20.9 30.0 30.2 31.1 31.2 32.8

16 to 17 years

1,297 1,923 2,057 15.0 20.1 20.3 21.1 22.2 23.6

18 to 19 years

2,171 3,256 3,337 27.3 41.7 41.8 42.6 41.7 43.1

20 years and over

129,913 145,706 145,778 53.4 59.2 59.4 59.4 59.6 59.6

20 to 24 years

10,045 13,150 13,118 48.0 62.9 63.3 63.4 63.1 63.0

25 years and over

119,745 132,492 132,540 53.8 58.8 58.9 58.9 59.2 59.2

25 to 54 years

87,662 96,856 96,952 69.6 76.3 76.4 76.5 76.8 76.9

25 to 34 years

30,421 34,099 34,319 67.9 75.6 75.6 75.9 76.1 76.6

35 to 44 years

29,595 32,406 32,407 71.8 76.9 77.3 77.2 77.7 77.7

45 to 54 years

27,646 30,351 30,226 69.2 76.3 76.3 76.6 76.7 76.4

55 years and over

32,083 35,636 35,588 33.3 36.3 36.3 36.2 36.5 36.4

Men, 16 years and over

71,892 79,681 80,017 57.2 62.9 63.2 63.1 63.1 63.3

16 to 19 years

1,917 2,488 2,669 22.9 29.6 30.1 29.7 29.9 32.1

16 to 17 years

633 879 970 14.7 19.5 19.7 20.1 20.0 21.9

18 to 19 years

1,290 1,632 1,680 31.8 41.7 43.0 42.4 41.6 43.2

20 years and over

69,975 77,194 77,348 59.6 65.3 65.5 65.5 65.4 65.5

20 to 24 years

5,246 6,711 6,770 50.2 63.8 65.4 65.0 64.5 65.1

25 years and over

64,695 70,499 70,562 60.5 65.3 65.4 65.4 65.6 65.6

25 to 54 years

47,234 51,542 51,616 76.0 82.3 82.5 82.6 82.8 82.9

25 to 34 years

16,411 18,229 18,339 73.3 81.1 81.0 81.1 81.5 82.0

35 to 44 years

16,049 17,468 17,477 79.2 83.9 84.7 84.7 85.0 85.0

45 to 54 years

14,774 15,845 15,801 75.6 81.8 81.9 82.1 81.8 81.7

55 years and over

17,462 18,957 18,946 39.1 41.9 41.9 41.8 41.9 41.8

Women, 16 years and over

61,478 71,167 71,159 45.8 52.2 52.2 52.4 52.8 52.8

16 to 19 years

1,540 2,654 2,729 18.8 30.3 30.2 32.5 32.6 33.5

16 to 17 years

663 1,044 1,087 15.4 20.7 21.0 22.3 24.6 25.4

18 to 19 years

881 1,624 1,656 22.6 41.6 40.8 42.7 41.7 42.9

20 years and over

59,938 68,513 68,430 47.6 53.6 53.6 53.7 54.1 54.0

20 to 24 years

4,799 6,440 6,348 45.8 62.0 61.3 61.8 61.7 60.8

25 years and over

55,050 61,993 61,978 47.7 52.9 52.9 52.9 53.4 53.3

25 to 54 years

40,428 45,314 45,336 63.4 70.4 70.4 70.6 71.0 71.1

25 to 34 years

14,010 15,870 15,980 62.4 70.1 70.3 70.7 70.8 71.3

35 to 44 years

13,547 14,938 14,930 64.7 70.2 70.1 69.9 70.7 70.6

45 to 54 years

12,872 14,506 14,425 63.1 71.1 71.0 71.2 71.7 71.3

55 years and over

14,622 16,679 16,642 28.3 31.4 31.4 31.4 31.8 31.8

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: May 07, 2021