Employment Status in the United States

Employment Status#1

Percentage of population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count Armed Forces Employed 1 Unemployed Other 2 0.440181% 0.440181% 0.4% 1,083,691 1.08M 57.623612% 57.623612% 57.6% 141,864,697 142M 6.194024% 6.194024% 6.2% 15,249,189 15.2M 35.742182% 35.742182% 35.7% 87,994,377 88.0M

Employment Status By Sex#2

Percentage of male and female population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States
United States
50% 0% 50% F M Armed Forces Employed 1 Unemployed Other 2 -0.118020% -0.118020% 0.1% 0.118020% 0.661806% 0.779826% 0.8% 149,115 149k 934,576 935k -53.572724% -53.572724% 53.6% 53.572724% 8.321604% 61.894328% 61.9% 67,687,919 67.7M 74,176,778 74.2M -5.427528% -5.427528% 5.4% 5.427528% 1.574588% 7.002115% 7.0% 6,857,558 6.86M 8,391,631 8.39M -30.323731% -10.557998% -40.881729% 40.9% 30.323731% 30.323731% 30.3% 51,653,136 51.7M 36,341,241 36.3M

Employment Status by Age#3

Employment status composition of the given age cohorts.
Scope: population of the United States
Armed Forces
Employed
Unemployed
Not in Labor Force
75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 0.000000% 5.535029% 0.355711% 94.109261% 94% 1,045,789 1.05M 0.000000% 16.090273% 16% 1.110824% 82.798902% 83% 1,571,621 1.57M 0.000000% 29.024737% 29% 2.122111% 68.853152% 69% 3,828,220 3.83M 0.000089% 46.012753% 46% 3.361500% 50.625657% 51% 4,631,603 4.63M 0.009942% 58.214519% 58% 4.498377% 37.277163% 37% 4,316,365 4.32M 0.024467% 67.388817% 67% 5.089539% 27.497177% 27% 13,594,490 13.6M 0.135947% 74.545448% 75% 6.017804% 19.300801% 19% 33,237,902 33.2M 0.512996% 75.820669% 76% 6.458249% 6% 17.208086% 17% 31,200,746 31.2M 0.771124% 74.221655% 74% 7.406916% 7% 17.600305% 18% 15,349,456 15.3M 1.132170% 72.386733% 72% 8.779918% 9% 17.701179% 18% 15,617,889 15.6M 1.500439% 65.406242% 65% 11.066630% 11% 22.026689% 22% 8,519,409 8.52M 1.474044% 54.236076% 54% 12.233842% 12% 32.056038% 32% 5,218,153 5.22M 0.459067% 27.058563% 27% 10.518055% 11% 61.964315% 62% 4,816,745 4.82M 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Count

Employment by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of population employed by sex and age cohort.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% F M 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 3.766% 3.77% 8.245% 8.25% 13.051% 13.1% 19.678% 19.7% 25.357% 25.4% 33.134% 33.1% 42.317% 42.3% 50.049% 50.0% 54.025% 54.0% 62.745% 62.7% 63.548% 63.5% 71.532% 71.5% 70.697% 70.7% 78.792% 78.8% 70.452% 70.5% 82.268% 82.3% 69.211% 69.2% 80.742% 80.7% 69.986% 70.0% 76.978% 77.0% 66.200% 66.2% 67.583% 67.6% 56.330% 56.3% 55.119% 55.1% 29.178% 29.2% 25.943% 25.9%

Employment Sex Ratio by Age#5

Percentage more males or females employed by age cohort.
Scope: population of the United States
More Females
More Males
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% M:F F M 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 42.859399% 42.859399% 42.9% 1.429 1.43 430,615 431k 615,174 615k 27.734854% 27.734854% 27.7% 1.277 1.28 690,110 690k 881,511 882k 16.620540% 16.620540% 16.6% 1.166 1.17 1,767,247 1.77M 2,060,973 2.06M 8.308357% 8.308357% 8.3% 1.083 1.08 2,223,436 2.22M 2,408,167 2.41M 7.888850% 7.888850% 7.9% 1.079 1.08 2,076,285 2.08M 2,240,080 2.24M 5.653155% 5.653155% 5.7% 1.057 1.06 6,610,397 6.61M 6,984,093 6.98M 8.037710% 8.037710% 8.0% 1.080 1.08 15,976,864 16.0M 17,261,038 17.3M 15.735988% 15.735988% 15.7% 1.157 1.16 14,462,467 14.5M 16,738,279 16.7M 17.313214% 17.313214% 17.3% 1.173 1.17 7,063,287 7.06M 8,286,169 8.29M 12.346433% 12.346433% 12.3% 1.123 1.12 7,354,910 7.35M 8,262,979 8.26M 6.760092% 6.760092% 6.8% 1.068 1.07 4,120,432 4.12M 4,398,977 4.40M 2.641210% 2.641210% 2.6% 1.026 1.03 2,575,070 2.58M 2,643,083 2.64M -6.653550% -6.653550% 6.7% 0.938 0.94 2,485,914 2.49M 2,330,831 2.33M

Male Employment by Age#6

Percentage of male population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States and selected other stateses
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% % 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 8.245% 8.25% 19.678% 19.7% 33.134% 33.1% 50.049% 50.0% 62.745% 62.7% 71.532% 71.5% 78.792% 78.8% 82.268% 82.3% 80.742% 80.7% 76.978% 77.0% 67.583% 67.6% 55.119% 55.1% 25.943% 25.9%

Female Employment by Age#7

Percentage of female population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States and selected other stateses
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% % 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 3.766% 3.77% 13.051% 13.1% 25.357% 25.4% 42.317% 42.3% 54.025% 54.0% 63.548% 63.5% 70.697% 70.7% 70.452% 70.5% 69.211% 69.2% 69.986% 70.0% 66.200% 66.2% 56.330% 56.3% 29.178% 29.2%

Employment among the Married#8

Selected family employment structures as a percentage of all married couple households.
Scope: households in the United States
United States
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Count Both Parents Work 1 Stay at Home Moms 1 Stay at Home Dads 1 Neither Parent Works Neither Parent Wo… 1 Both Work, No Kids 2 Ladies Who Lunch 2 Gents Who Lunch 2 Neither Works, No Kids Neither Works, No … 2 27.251438% 27.251438% 27.3% 15,344,161 15.3M 11.492735% 11.492735% 11.5% 6,471,085 6.47M 1.545892% 1.545892% 1.5% 870,428 870k 0.689171% 0.689171% 0.7% 388,044 388k 26.122029% 26.122029% 26.1% 14,708,237 14.7M 10.445311% 10.445311% 10.4% 5,881,324 5.88M 6.150909% 6.150909% 6.2% 3,463,323 3.46M 16.211994% 16.211994% 16.2% 9,128,305 9.13M

Employment among the Married With Children#9

Selected employment arrangements as a percentage of married couples with children under 18 present in the house.
Scope: households in the United States
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% Count Both Work Stay at Home Moms Stay at Home Dads Neither Work 66.466742% 66.466742% 66.5% 15,344,161 15.3M 28.030984% 28.030984% 28.0% 6,471,085 6.47M 3.770458% 3.770458% 3.8% 870,428 870k 1.680901% 1.680901% 1.7% 388,044 388k

Employment among the Married Without Children#10

Selected employment arrangements as a percentage of married couples without children under 18 present in the house.
Scope: households in the United States
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Count Both Work Ladies Who Lunch Gents Who Lunch Neither Work 44.274708% 44.274708% 44.3% 14,708,237 14.7M 17.703951% 17.703951% 17.7% 5,881,324 5.88M 10.425289% 10.425289% 10.4% 3,463,323 3.46M 27.478007% 27.478007% 27.5% 9,128,305 9.13M

Employment by Educational Attainment#11

Percentage of population that is employed by highest level of educational attainment among the population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count Bachelor's Degree 1 Some College 2 H.S. Diploma 3 No H.S. Diploma 3 82.372807% 82.372807% 82.4% 41,390,965 41.4M 73.317364% 73.317364% 73.3% 37,012,606 37.0M 66.182117% 66.182117% 66.2% 29,070,094 29.1M 52.161759% 52.161759% 52.2% 10,474,786 10.5M

The Non-Working by Race#12

Percentage of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age that is either unemployed or not in the labor force.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
40% 20% 0% 20% 40% % Black Mixed Other Hispanic 1 Asian White -40.088512% -40.088512% 40.1% 40.088512% 5.470992% 45.559504% 45.6% 42.699% 42.7% -38.355379% -3.461690% -41.817068% 41.8% 38.355379% 38.355379% 38.4% 40.111% 40.1% -30.298656% -14.469597% -44.768253% 44.8% 30.298656% 30.298656% 30.3% 37.233% 37.2% -28.457336% -14.914029% -43.371365% 43.4% 28.457336% 28.457336% 28.5% 35.778% 35.8% -26.045146% -12.700531% -38.745676% 38.7% 26.045146% 26.045146% 26.0% 32.741% 32.7% -26.657078% -7.210127% -33.867205% 33.9% 26.657078% 26.657078% 26.7% 30.262% 30.3%

Unemployment by Race#13

Percentage unemployed of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
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10% 5% 0% 5% 10% % Black Mixed Other Hispanic 1 White Asian -10.722136% -10.722136% 10.7% 10.722136% 1.679626% 12.401762% 12.4% 11.524% 11.5% -8.859977% -8.859977% 8.9% 8.859977% 1.702013% 10.561990% 10.6% 9.699% 9.70% -8.884387% -8.884387% 8.9% 8.884387% 0.648785% 9.533172% 9.5% 9.222% 9.22% -7.442461% -7.442461% 7.4% 7.442461% 1.131284% 8.573745% 8.6% 8.018% 8.02% -5.274761% -5.274761% 5.3% 5.274761% 1.689654% 6.964415% 7.0% 6.120% 6.12% -5.052566% -5.052566% 5.1% 5.052566% 0.839991% 5.892557% 5.9% 5.450% 5.45%

Armed Forces by Race#14

Percentage of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age in the armed forces.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
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0.0% 0.5% 1.0% % Mixed Black White Hispanic 1 Other Asian -0.359038% -0.359038% 0.36% 0.359038% 1.105516% 1.464553% 1.46% 0.904% 0.90% -0.247446% -0.247446% 0.25% 0.247446% 0.693848% 0.941294% 0.94% 0.579% 0.58% -0.123603% -0.123603% 0.12% 0.123603% 0.861646% 0.985249% 0.99% 0.554% 0.55% -0.134042% -0.134042% 0.13% 0.134042% 0.592772% 0.726814% 0.73% 0.436% 0.44% -0.120915% -0.120915% 0.12% 0.120915% 0.502010% 0.622925% 0.62% 0.382% 0.38% -0.103116% -0.103116% 0.10% 0.103116% 0.456360% 0.559476% 0.56% 0.319% 0.32%

Employment by Race#15

Percentage employed of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
60% 40% 20% 0% 20% 40% 60% % White Asian Hispanic 1 Other Mixed Black -66.132795% -66.132795% 66.1% 66.132795% 7.210127% 73.342922% 73.3% 69.738% 69.7% -61.254324% -61.254324% 61.3% 61.254324% 12.700531% 73.954854% 74.0% 67.259% 67.3% -56.628635% -56.628635% 56.6% 56.628635% 14.914029% 71.542664% 71.5% 64.222% 64.2% -55.231747% -55.231747% 55.2% 55.231747% 14.469597% 69.701344% 69.7% 62.767% 62.8% -58.182932% -58.182932% 58.2% 58.182932% 3.461690% 61.644621% 61.6% 59.889% 59.9% -54.440496% -5.470992% -59.911488% 59.9% 54.440496% 54.440496% 54.4% 57.301% 57.3%

Map of Employment Status by State in the United States

Both Parents Work Employment Status by State#16

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which both parents work outside the home (%):
20.0%22.4%24.8%27.1%29.5%31.9%

Stay at Home Moms Employment Status by State#17

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the husband works outside the home and the wife stays at home (%):
6.0%9.0%11.9%14.8%17.7%20.6%

Stay at Home Dads Employment Status by State#18

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the wife works outside the home and the husband stays at home (%):
0.95%1.23%1.51%1.79%2.07%2.35%

Neither Parent Works Employment Status by State#19

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which neither parent works outside the home (%):
0.38%0.58%0.77%0.96%1.15%1.35%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by State#20

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
74.6%77.9%81.1%84.3%87.5%90.7%
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Map of Employment Status by County in the United States

Both Parents Work Employment Status by County#21

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which both parents work outside the home (%):
0%9%17%26%35%44%

Stay at Home Moms Employment Status by County#22

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the husband works outside the home and the wife stays at home (%):
0%10%20%31%41%52%

Stay at Home Dads Employment Status by County#23

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the wife works outside the home and the husband stays at home (%):
0.0%2.8%5.6%8.3%11.1%13.9%

Neither Parent Works Employment Status by County#24

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which neither parent works outside the home (%):
0.0%1.8%3.7%5.5%7.4%9.3%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by County#25

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
7%26%45%63%82%100%
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Employment Status by Place in the United States

There are 29,257 places in the United States. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 371,267.

Employed Working-Age Men by Place#30

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of the United States and selected places in the United States