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
Dec.
2016
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

152,233 153,917 154,021 59.8 60.1 60.4 60.2 60.1 60.1

16 to 19 years

5,002 4,928 4,977 29.9 30.3 31.3 30.0 29.4 29.7

16 to 17 years

1,750 1,929 1,907 19.2 21.3 21.5 20.4 20.7 20.5

18 to 19 years

3,253 2,996 3,075 42.5 40.7 42.3 42.1 40.2 41.4

20 years and over

147,231 148,989 149,045 61.9 62.2 62.4 62.3 62.3 62.3

20 to 24 years

14,120 13,982 13,936 65.4 66.6 66.6 66.5 65.6 65.5

25 years and over

133,071 135,009 135,083 61.5 61.7 62.0 61.9 62.0 61.9

25 to 54 years

98,427 99,407 99,535 78.1 78.4 78.9 78.9 79.0 79.1

25 to 34 years

34,204 34,692 34,606 78.0 78.0 78.7 78.6 78.6 78.4

35 to 44 years

31,573 32,146 32,304 79.1 79.6 80.0 80.0 80.1 80.4

45 to 54 years

32,650 32,568 32,625 77.3 77.7 78.0 78.0 78.3 78.5

55 years and over

34,644 35,602 35,548 38.3 38.8 38.9 38.6 38.7 38.6

Men, 16 years and over

80,897 81,666 81,821 65.7 65.9 66.3 66.1 66.0 66.1

16 to 19 years

2,501 2,342 2,391 29.4 28.9 29.5 28.5 27.6 28.1

16 to 17 years

810 884 848 17.8 19.2 19.2 18.5 18.6 17.8

18 to 19 years

1,686 1,443 1,540 42.6 40.2 42.0 41.0 38.7 41.3

20 years and over

78,396 79,324 79,431 68.4 68.6 69.0 68.8 68.9 68.9

20 to 24 years

7,259 7,210 7,203 67.0 68.7 68.4 68.2 67.6 67.6

25 years and over

71,122 72,102 72,226 68.5 68.6 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0

25 to 54 years

52,685 53,084 53,308 85.1 84.9 85.6 85.7 85.7 86.0

25 to 34 years

18,379 18,617 18,612 84.6 84.4 85.0 85.0 84.9 84.8

35 to 44 years

17,040 17,300 17,450 87.1 87.1 87.8 88.0 87.9 88.5

45 to 54 years

17,266 17,167 17,246 83.6 83.5 83.9 84.2 84.4 84.9

55 years and over

18,437 19,018 18,918 44.1 44.7 44.9 44.6 44.7 44.3

Women, 16 years and over

71,336 72,251 72,200 54.2 54.7 54.8 54.6 54.6 54.6

16 to 19 years

2,501 2,586 2,586 30.3 31.8 33.0 31.5 31.3 31.3

16 to 17 years

941 1,044 1,059 20.6 23.6 23.8 22.3 22.9 23.2

18 to 19 years

1,567 1,552 1,535 42.4 41.1 42.7 43.1 41.8 41.4

20 years and over

68,835 69,665 69,614 55.8 56.2 56.3 56.2 56.2 56.1

20 to 24 years

6,861 6,772 6,733 63.8 64.5 64.8 64.9 63.7 63.4

25 years and over

61,949 62,906 62,857 55.0 55.4 55.5 55.4 55.5 55.4

25 to 54 years

45,742 46,322 46,227 71.4 72.0 72.4 72.2 72.5 72.3

25 to 34 years

15,825 16,074 15,994 71.6 71.6 72.3 72.3 72.4 72.0

35 to 44 years

14,533 14,846 14,853 71.4 72.4 72.5 72.3 72.6 72.6

45 to 54 years

15,384 15,402 15,380 71.3 72.1 72.4 72.1 72.5 72.4

55 years and over

16,208 16,584 16,630 33.4 33.7 33.6 33.5 33.5 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: January 05, 2018