Table 2. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by presence and age of youngest child and sex, 2014-2015 annual averages

Table 2. Employment status of the foreign-born and native-born populations 16 years and over by presence and age of youngest child and sex, 2014-2015 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2014 2015
Total Men Women Total Men Women

FOREIGN BORN

With own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,109 7,055 8,054 15,517 7,300 8,217

Civilian labor force

11,382 6,619 4,763 11,583 6,831 4,753

Participation rate

75.3 93.8 59.1 74.6 93.6 57.8

Employed

10,786 6,355 4,431 11,076 6,597 4,480

Employment-population ratio

71.4 90.1 55.0 71.4 90.4 54.5

Unemployed

596 265 332 507 234 273

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.0 7.0 4.4 3.4 5.7

With own children 6 to 17, none younger

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,197 3,719 4,478 8,603 3,961 4,642

Civilian labor force

6,420 3,447 2,972 6,680 3,674 3,006

Participation rate

78.3 92.7 66.4 77.6 92.7 64.8

Employed

6,082 3,297 2,785 6,397 3,548 2,849

Employment-population ratio

74.2 88.6 62.2 74.4 89.6 61.4

Unemployed

338 151 187 284 126 158

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.4 6.3 4.2 3.4 5.3

With own children under 6

Civilian noninstitutional population

6,912 3,336 3,577 6,914 3,338 3,575

Civilian labor force

4,963 3,172 1,791 4,903 3,157 1,746

Participation rate

71.8 95.1 50.1 70.9 94.6 48.8

Employed

4,704 3,058 1,646 4,680 3,049 1,631

Employment-population ratio

68.1 91.7 46.0 67.7 91.3 45.6

Unemployed

259 114 145 223 108 115

Unemployment rate

5.2 3.6 8.1 4.6 3.4 6.6

With own children under 3

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,742 1,816 1,926 3,810 1,878 1,932

Civilian labor force

2,607 1,733 874 2,639 1,770 869

Participation rate

69.7 95.4 45.4 69.3 94.2 45.0

Employed

2,468 1,665 802 2,517 1,711 806

Employment-population ratio

65.9 91.7 41.7 66.1 91.1 41.7

Unemployed

140 68 72 122 59 63

Unemployment rate

5.4 3.9 8.2 4.6 3.3 7.3

With no own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

23,888 11,942 11,946 24,740 12,248 12,492

Civilian labor force

14,353 8,337 6,016 14,674 8,465 6,209

Participation rate

60.1 69.8 50.4 59.3 69.1 49.7

Employed

13,496 7,849 5,647 13,887 8,018 5,868

Employment-population ratio

56.5 65.7 47.3 56.1 65.5 47.0

Unemployed

857 488 368 787 447 340

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.9 6.1 5.4 5.3 5.5

NATIVE BORN

With own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

50,534 21,986 28,548 50,047 21,795 28,252

Civilian labor force

41,198 20,320 20,878 40,893 20,147 20,746

Participation rate

81.5 92.4 73.1 81.7 92.4 73.4

Employed

39,162 19,544 19,618 39,162 19,482 19,680

Employment-population ratio

77.5 88.9 68.7 78.3 89.4 69.7

Unemployed

2,036 776 1,260 1,731 665 1,066

Unemployment rate

4.9 3.8 6.0 4.2 3.3 5.1

With own children 6 to 17, none younger

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,289 12,395 15,895 28,013 12,209 15,803

Civilian labor force

23,569 11,321 12,248 23,377 11,166 12,211

Participation rate

83.3 91.3 77.1 83.5 91.5 77.3

Employed

22,607 10,947 11,660 22,526 10,844 11,682

Employment-population ratio

79.9 88.3 73.4 80.4 88.8 73.9

Unemployed

962 374 588 851 322 529

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.3 4.8 3.6 2.9 4.3

With own children under 6

Civilian noninstitutional population

22,244 9,591 12,653 22,034 9,586 12,449

Civilian labor force

17,628 8,999 8,629 17,516 8,981 8,535

Participation rate

79.2 93.8 68.2 79.5 93.7 68.6

Employed

16,555 8,597 7,958 16,636 8,638 7,997

Employment-population ratio

74.4 89.6 62.9 75.5 90.1 64.2

Unemployed

1,074 402 672 880 343 537

Unemployment rate

6.1 4.5 7.8 5.0 3.8 6.3

With own children under 3

Civilian noninstitutional population

12,986 5,688 7,298 13,144 5,769 7,375

Civilian labor force

10,102 5,352 4,750 10,255 5,411 4,845

Participation rate

77.8 94.1 65.1 78.0 93.8 65.7

Employed

9,472 5,105 4,367 9,733 5,203 4,530

Employment-population ratio

72.9 89.8 59.8 74.0 90.2 61.4

Unemployed

631 247 384 522 208 314

Unemployment rate

6.2 4.6 8.1 5.1 3.8 6.5

With no own children under 18

Civilian noninstitutional population

158,415 78,765 79,651 160,497 79,757 80,739

Civilian labor force

88,989 47,606 41,383 89,980 48,177 41,803

Participation rate

56.2 60.4 52.0 56.1 60.4 51.8

Employed

82,861 43,944 38,917 84,709 45,034 39,675

Employment-population ratio

52.3 55.8 48.9 52.8 56.5 49.1

Unemployed

6,128 3,662 2,466 5,271 3,143 2,127

Unemployment rate

6.9 7.7 6.0 5.9 6.5 5.1

NOTE: Own children include sons, daughters, step-children, and adopted children. Not included are nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and other related and unrelated children. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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