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
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

151,926 153,439 154,345 59.8 60.0 60.1 60.2 60.1 60.4

16 to 19 years

5,034 5,092 5,230 30.1 29.9 31.2 30.3 30.4 31.2

16 to 17 years

1,832 1,918 1,983 20.3 21.4 21.9 20.3 21.3 21.6

18 to 19 years

3,186 3,165 3,229 41.3 39.7 41.4 41.7 40.9 42.7

20 years and over

146,892 148,347 149,114 61.9 62.1 62.1 62.3 62.2 62.4

20 to 24 years

14,004 14,209 14,235 64.7 66.2 65.4 66.4 66.5 66.7

25 years and over

132,845 134,125 134,845 61.6 61.7 61.8 61.9 61.7 62.0

25 to 54 years

98,205 98,559 99,222 78.0 78.4 78.5 78.7 78.4 78.9

25 to 34 years

33,979 34,310 34,655 77.8 77.8 78.3 78.4 77.9 78.7

35 to 44 years

31,567 31,824 32,035 79.2 79.7 80.0 79.8 79.6 80.0

45 to 54 years

32,659 32,425 32,533 77.1 77.8 77.4 77.8 77.7 78.0

55 years and over

34,641 35,566 35,622 38.6 38.7 38.8 38.8 38.9 38.9

Men, 16 years and over

80,735 81,310 81,883 65.8 66.0 66.0 65.9 65.9 66.3

16 to 19 years

2,545 2,463 2,506 30.0 29.3 30.4 28.8 29.0 29.5

16 to 17 years

840 883 903 18.6 20.0 20.0 17.5 19.2 19.3

18 to 19 years

1,714 1,574 1,609 43.1 39.6 41.6 41.7 40.5 42.2

20 years and over

78,191 78,847 79,377 68.4 68.7 68.6 68.7 68.6 69.0

20 to 24 years

7,188 7,369 7,326 66.1 68.3 67.4 68.5 68.8 68.5

25 years and over

70,969 71,470 72,002 68.6 68.8 68.7 68.7 68.6 69.0

25 to 54 years

52,515 52,531 52,956 84.8 85.3 85.2 85.2 84.9 85.5

25 to 34 years

18,237 18,420 18,599 84.2 84.3 84.5 84.6 84.3 85.0

35 to 44 years

16,979 17,085 17,255 86.9 87.8 88.0 87.4 87.1 87.8

45 to 54 years

17,299 17,026 17,102 83.4 83.9 83.2 83.6 83.4 83.8

55 years and over

18,454 18,939 19,047 44.5 44.5 44.7 44.7 44.8 44.9

Women, 16 years and over

71,191 72,129 72,461 54.2 54.4 54.6 54.8 54.7 54.9

16 to 19 years

2,489 2,629 2,724 30.2 30.6 31.9 32.0 31.8 33.0

16 to 17 years

992 1,036 1,080 21.9 22.7 23.8 23.2 23.5 24.0

18 to 19 years

1,472 1,591 1,620 39.5 39.9 41.3 41.8 41.3 43.1

20 years and over

68,702 69,500 69,737 55.8 56.0 56.1 56.3 56.2 56.3

20 to 24 years

6,816 6,841 6,909 63.2 64.0 63.2 64.2 64.2 64.9

25 years and over

61,877 62,655 62,842 55.1 55.2 55.4 55.6 55.4 55.5

25 to 54 years

45,690 46,027 46,267 71.4 71.8 72.1 72.4 72.1 72.4

25 to 34 years

15,743 15,890 16,056 71.4 71.4 72.2 72.3 71.7 72.4

35 to 44 years

14,588 14,739 14,780 71.8 72.0 72.2 72.5 72.3 72.4

45 to 54 years

15,359 15,399 15,431 71.1 71.9 71.8 72.3 72.2 72.5

55 years and over

16,187 16,628 16,576 33.5 33.6 33.7 33.8 33.8 33.6

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: October 06, 2017