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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
Sept.
2020
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021

Total, 16 years and over

147,543 153,154 153,680 56.6 58.0 58.0 58.4 58.5 58.7

16 to 19 years

4,957 5,357 5,287 29.9 33.2 31.9 32.7 32.6 32.1

16 to 17 years

1,786 2,025 2,013 20.2 24.0 23.2 23.3 23.3 22.7

18 to 19 years

3,162 3,293 3,256 41.1 43.5 41.0 42.3 42.5 43.0

20 years and over

142,586 147,797 148,393 58.4 59.7 59.8 60.1 60.3 60.5

20 to 24 years

12,641 13,238 13,498 60.4 63.2 64.4 64.1 63.7 64.9

25 years and over

130,040 134,652 134,958 58.2 59.3 59.4 59.8 60.0 60.1

25 to 54 years

94,738 98,289 98,346 75.1 77.1 77.2 77.8 78.0 78.0

25 to 34 years

33,293 34,742 34,664 74.2 76.8 76.6 77.3 77.7 77.5

35 to 44 years

31,687 32,914 32,915 76.4 77.8 78.0 78.6 78.5 78.4

45 to 54 years

29,758 30,633 30,767 74.9 76.6 77.0 77.5 77.7 78.0

55 years and over

35,302 36,363 36,611 36.3 36.5 36.5 36.7 37.0 37.2

Men, 16 years and over

78,663 81,100 81,501 62.4 63.4 63.4 63.8 64.1 64.4

16 to 19 years

2,405 2,660 2,574 28.8 32.8 31.7 32.1 32.0 31.0

16 to 17 years

849 949 974 18.9 22.9 22.2 22.0 21.9 21.9

18 to 19 years

1,546 1,691 1,584 39.9 44.0 41.3 42.8 42.5 41.0

20 years and over

76,258 78,440 78,927 64.8 65.5 65.6 66.0 66.3 66.7

20 to 24 years

6,512 6,769 6,868 62.3 64.6 64.8 64.6 65.2 66.2

25 years and over

69,718 71,690 72,046 65.0 65.8 65.9 66.3 66.5 66.7

25 to 54 years

50,723 52,348 52,398 81.5 82.9 83.2 83.8 84.0 84.1

25 to 34 years

17,808 18,535 18,516 79.5 82.0 81.2 82.6 82.9 82.9

35 to 44 years

17,146 17,699 17,793 84.0 85.1 85.4 85.8 85.6 86.0

45 to 54 years

15,769 16,115 16,090 81.2 81.7 82.9 83.1 83.6 83.5

55 years and over

18,996 19,342 19,647 42.1 42.2 42.1 42.3 42.4 43.0

Women, 16 years and over

68,880 72,054 72,179 51.2 53.1 52.9 53.3 53.4 53.4

16 to 19 years

2,552 2,697 2,713 31.2 33.8 32.1 33.2 33.2 33.3

16 to 17 years

937 1,076 1,040 21.5 25.1 24.2 24.6 24.7 23.5

18 to 19 years

1,616 1,602 1,672 42.3 43.0 40.7 41.9 42.4 45.0

20 years and over

66,328 69,357 69,466 52.5 54.3 54.3 54.6 54.7 54.7

20 to 24 years

6,129 6,469 6,630 58.5 61.7 63.9 63.6 62.1 63.7

25 years and over

60,322 62,962 62,912 52.0 53.4 53.4 53.8 54.1 54.0

25 to 54 years

44,016 45,941 45,948 68.9 71.3 71.4 71.9 72.0 72.0

25 to 34 years

15,485 16,207 16,149 68.9 71.7 71.9 72.0 72.4 72.2

35 to 44 years

14,541 15,215 15,122 69.1 70.7 70.7 71.7 71.6 71.1

45 to 54 years

13,989 14,519 14,677 68.8 71.6 71.4 72.2 72.0 72.8

55 years and over

16,306 17,021 16,964 31.3 31.6 31.6 31.8 32.3 32.1

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: October 08, 2021