Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2015 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by disability status and selected characteristics, 2015 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in
labor
force
Total Participation
rate
Employed Unemployed
Total Percent of
population
Total Rate

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over

250,801 157,130 62.7 148,834 59.3 8,296 5.3 93,671

Men

121,101 83,620 69.1 79,131 65.3 4,490 5.4 37,481

Women

129,700 73,510 56.7 69,703 53.7 3,807 5.2 56,190

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

29,752 5,813 19.5 5,193 17.5 621 10.7 23,939

Men

13,739 3,134 22.8 2,803 20.4 331 10.6 10,605

Women

16,014 2,679 16.7 2,389 14.9 290 10.8 13,334

Age

16 to 64 years

15,771 4,812 30.5 4,250 26.9 562 11.7 10,959

16 to 19 years

620 137 22.2 95 15.4 42 30.7 482

20 to 24 years

902 397 44.0 316 35.0 81 20.3 505

25 to 34 years

1,805 762 42.2 639 35.4 123 16.1 1,043

35 to 44 years

2,198 809 36.8 713 32.4 96 11.8 1,389

45 to 54 years

4,023 1,199 29.8 1,094 27.2 105 8.8 2,824

55 to 64 years

6,224 1,508 24.2 1,393 22.4 115 7.7 4,715

65 years and over

13,981 1,001 7.2 942 6.7 59 5.9 12,980

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

23,812 4,693 19.7 4,242 17.8 451 9.6 19,119

Black or African American

4,057 704 17.4 582 14.3 122 17.4 3,353

Asian

828 136 16.4 126 15.2 10 7.4 691

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

3,140 709 22.6 614 19.6 94 13.3 2,432

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

28,230 5,279 18.7 4,781 16.9 498 9.4 22,951

Less than a high school diploma

5,909 578 9.8 505 8.5 73 12.6 5,331

High school graduates, no college(1)

10,323 1,651 16.0 1,488 14.4 163 9.9 8,672

Some college or associate degree

7,234 1,757 24.3 1,583 21.9 175 9.9 5,476

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

4,765 1,293 27.1 1,206 25.3 87 6.8 3,472

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total, 16 years and over

221,049 151,317 68.5 143,641 65.0 7,676 5.1 69,732

Men

107,362 80,486 75.0 76,327 71.1 4,159 5.2 26,876

Women

113,686 70,830 62.3 67,314 59.2 3,517 5.0 42,856

Age

16 to 64 years

188,521 143,517 76.1 136,119 72.2 7,398 5.2 45,004

16 to 19 years

15,999 5,562 34.8 4,639 29.0 924 16.6 10,436

20 to 24 years

21,069 15,126 71.8 13,706 65.1 1,420 9.4 5,943

25 to 34 years

40,966 33,885 82.7 32,103 78.4 1,782 5.3 7,082

35 to 44 years

37,503 31,795 84.8 30,539 81.4 1,255 3.9 5,709

45 to 54 years

38,614 32,703 84.7 31,549 81.7 1,154 3.5 5,910

55 to 64 years

34,370 24,445 71.1 23,583 68.6 863 3.5 9,924

65 years and over

32,528 7,800 24.0 7,522 23.1 278 3.6 24,728

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

173,056 118,914 68.7 113,703 65.7 5,211 4.4 54,142

Black or African American

27,329 18,613 68.1 16,890 61.8 1,723 9.3 8,715

Asian

13,592 8,917 65.6 8,580 63.1 337 3.8 4,675

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

36,477 25,418 69.7 23,786 65.2 1,632 6.4 11,060

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

183,981 130,628 71.0 125,296 68.1 5,332 4.1 53,353

Less than a high school diploma

18,266 10,394 56.9 9,593 52.5 800 7.7 7,873

High school graduates, no college(1)

51,390 33,671 65.5 31,914 62.1 1,757 5.2 17,719

Some college or associate degree

49,029 35,724 72.9 34,203 69.8 1,521 4.3 13,306

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

65,296 50,840 77.9 49,586 75.9 1,253 2.5 14,456

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.

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Last Modified Date: June 21, 2016