Employment Status in the Midwest (Region)

Employment Status#1

Percentage of population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
Midwest
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count Armed Forces Employed 1 Unemployed Other 2 0.185316% 0.440181% 0.185316% 0.2% 98,284 98.3k 59.411362% 57.623612% 59.411362% 59.4% 31,509,365 31.5M 6.080941% 6.194024% 6.080941% 6.1% 3,225,083 3.23M 34.322381% 35.742182% 34.322381% 34.3% 18,203,192 18.2M

Employment Status By Sex#2

Percentage of male and female population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
Midwest
United States
50% 0% 50% F M Armed Forces Employed 1 Unemployed Other 2 -0.053195% -0.053195% -0.053195% 0.1% 0.053195% 0.271195% 0.053195% 0.271195% 0.324390% 0.3% 14,468 14.5k 83,816 83.8k -56.009822% -56.009822% -56.009822% 56.0% 56.009822% 6.982106% 56.009822% 6.982106% 62.991929% 63.0% 15,233,496 15.2M 16,275,869 16.3M -5.172384% -5.172384% -5.172384% 5.2% 5.172384% 1.864930% 5.172384% 1.864930% 7.037315% 7.0% 1,406,780 1.41M 1,818,303 1.82M -29.646367% -9.118232% -29.646367% -9.118232% -38.764598% 38.8% 29.646367% 29.646367% 29.646367% 29.6% 10,543,157 10.5M 7,660,035 7.66M

Employment Status by Age#3

Employment status composition of the given age cohorts.
Scope: population of the Midwest
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% 5.556590% 0.274894% 94.168516% 94% 240,845 241k 0.000000% 16.324767% 16% 0.890771% 82.784462% 83% 347,600 348k 0.000000% 28.880555% 29% 1.751806% 69.367640% 69% 815,653 816k 0.000000% 46.762843% 47% 2.976423% 50.260734% 50% 1,025,887 1.03M 0.004617% 59.532573% 60% 4.254588% 36.208223% 36% 979,975 980k 0.011129% 69.338042% 69% 4.935356% 25.715474% 26% 3,140,722 3.14M 0.063313% 76.531102% 77% 5.993233% 17.412351% 17% 7,473,972 7.47M 0.239123% 77.697728% 78% 6.580050% 7% 15.483098% 15% 6,614,372 6.61M 0.356989% 76.478654% 76% 7.441443% 7% 15.722914% 16% 3,281,867 3.28M 0.441115% 75.514686% 76% 8.586306% 9% 15.457893% 15% 3,334,983 3.33M 0.549614% 69.724730% 70% 10.697193% 11% 19.028462% 19% 1,884,162 1.88M 0.583424% 59.811693% 60% 11.883931% 12% 27.720951% 28% 1,199,778 1.20M 0.270433% 33.049733% 33% 11.166985% 11% 55.512849% 56% 1,267,833 1.27M 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 Midwest
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 3.865% 3.86% 8.217% 8.22% 13.680% 13.7% 19.446% 19.4% 25.917% 25.9% 32.160% 32.2% 43.980% 44.0% 49.722% 49.7% 56.359% 56.4% 62.874% 62.9% 66.454% 66.5% 72.371% 72.4% 73.648% 73.6% 79.603% 79.6% 73.266% 73.3% 82.610% 82.6% 72.138% 72.1% 81.488% 81.5% 73.778% 73.8% 78.099% 78.1% 70.883% 70.9% 69.687% 69.7% 62.720% 62.7% 58.150% 58.2% 35.990% 36.0% 30.781% 30.8%

Employment Sex Ratio by Age#5

Percentage more males or females employed by age cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
More Females More Males
United States
Midwest
10% 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 35.200195% 42.859399% 35.200195% 35.2% 1.352 1.35 102,400 102k 138,445 138k 20.459057% 27.734854% 20.459057% 20.5% 1.205 1.20 157,671 158k 189,929 190k 12.128455% 16.620540% 12.128455% 12.1% 1.121 1.12 384,509 385k 431,144 431k 6.300085% 8.308357% 6.300085% 6.3% 1.063 1.06 497,279 497k 528,608 529k 6.244528% 7.888850% 6.244528% 6.2% 1.062 1.06 475,152 475k 504,823 505k 4.314202% 5.653155% 4.314202% 4.3% 1.043 1.04 1,537,202 1.54M 1,603,520 1.60M 5.848556% 8.037710% 5.848556% 5.8% 1.058 1.06 3,630,811 3.63M 3,843,161 3.84M 12.676053% 15.735988% 12.676053% 12.7% 1.127 1.13 3,110,069 3.11M 3,504,303 3.50M 14.040993% 17.313214% 14.040993% 14.0% 1.140 1.14 1,533,289 1.53M 1,748,578 1.75M 7.582237% 12.346433% 7.582237% 7.6% 1.076 1.08 1,606,584 1.61M 1,728,399 1.73M 1.838025% 6.760092% 1.838025% 1.8% 1.018 1.02 933,502 934k 950,660 951k -4.146645% -4.146645% 4.1% 2.641210% 0.960 0.96 612,074 612k 587,704 588k -11.160855% -6.653550% -11.160855% 11.2% 0.900 0.90 667,422 667k 600,411 600k

Male Employment by Age#6

Percentage of male population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the regions.
Scope: population of the United States, the Midwest, and selected other regionses
Midwest
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 8.217% 8.22% 19.446% 19.4% 32.160% 32.2% 49.722% 49.7% 62.874% 62.9% 72.371% 72.4% 79.603% 79.6% 82.610% 82.6% 81.488% 81.5% 78.099% 78.1% 69.687% 69.7% 58.150% 58.2% 30.781% 30.8%

Female Employment by Age#7

Percentage of female population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the regions.
Scope: population of the United States, the Midwest, and selected other regionses
Midwest
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 3.865% 3.86% 13.680% 13.7% 25.917% 25.9% 43.980% 44.0% 56.359% 56.4% 66.454% 66.5% 73.648% 73.6% 73.266% 73.3% 72.138% 72.1% 73.778% 73.8% 70.883% 70.9% 62.720% 62.7% 35.990% 36.0%

Employment among the Married#8

Selected family employment structures as a percentage of all married couple households.
Scope: households in the United States and the Midwest
Midwest
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 28.364030% 27.251438% 28.364030% 28.4% 3,637,307 3.64M 9.454094% 11.492735% 9.454094% 9.5% 1,212,361 1.21M 1.407921% 1.545892% 1.407921% 1.4% 180,547 181k 0.574430% 0.689171% 0.574430% 0.6% 73,663 73.7k 27.844342% 26.122029% 27.844342% 27.8% 3,570,664 3.57M 9.606952% 10.445311% 9.606952% 9.6% 1,231,963 1.23M 6.367620% 6.150909% 6.367620% 6.4% 816,562 817k 16.310093% 16.211994% 16.310093% 16.3% 2,091,551 2.09M

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 and the Midwest
Midwest
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% Count Both Work Stay at Home Moms Stay at Home Dads Neither Work 71.238966% 66.466742% 71.238966% 71.2% 3,637,307 3.64M 23.744860% 28.030984% 23.744860% 23.7% 1,212,361 1.21M 3.536128% 3.770458% 3.536128% 3.5% 180,547 181k 1.442737% 1.680901% 1.442737% 1.4% 73,663 73.7k

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 and the Midwest
Midwest
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Count Both Work Ladies Who Lunch Gents Who Lunch Neither Work 46.264841% 44.274708% 46.264841% 46.3% 3,570,664 3.57M 15.962458% 17.703951% 15.962458% 16.0% 1,231,963 1.23M 10.580136% 10.425289% 10.580136% 10.6% 816,562 817k 27.100079% 27.478007% 27.100079% 27.1% 2,091,551 2.09M

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 and the Midwest
Midwest
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count Bachelor's Degree 1 Some College 2 H.S. Diploma 3 No H.S. Diploma 3 83.965659% 82.372807% 83.965659% 84.0% 8,794,925 8.79M 75.264146% 73.317364% 75.264146% 75.3% 8,650,511 8.65M 67.638081% 66.182117% 67.638081% 67.6% 6,815,976 6.82M 49.234045% 52.161759% 49.234045% 49.2% 1,590,366 1.59M

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 and the Midwest
Female Male
United States
Midwest
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% % Black Mixed Other Hispanic 1 Asian White -43.125758% -40.088512% -43.125758% 43.1% 43.125758% 7.808924% 40.088512% 5.470992% 50.934683% 50.9% 46.861% 46.9% -41.712856% -0.187432% -38.355379% -3.461690% -41.900287% 41.9% 41.712856% 38.355379% 41.712856% 41.7% 41.808% 41.8% -29.464360% -14.686172% -30.298656% -14.469597% -44.150532% 44.2% 29.464360% 30.298656% 29.464360% 29.5% 36.385% 36.4% -27.072081% -14.381822% -28.457336% -14.914029% -41.453903% 41.5% 27.072081% 28.457336% 27.072081% 27.1% 33.929% 33.9% -25.616152% -14.513308% -26.045146% -12.700531% -40.129460% 40.1% 25.616152% 26.045146% 25.616152% 25.6% 33.159% 33.2% -25.573962% -5.180278% -26.657078% -7.210127% -30.754240% 30.8% 25.573962% 26.657078% 25.573962% 25.6% 28.162% 28.2%

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 and the Midwest
Female Male
United States
Midwest
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10% 5% 0% 5% 10% 15% % Black Mixed Other Hispanic 1 White Asian -12.831772% -10.722136% -12.831772% 12.8% 12.831772% 2.203172% 10.722136% 1.679626% 15.034944% 15.0% 13.886% 13.9% -9.618623% -8.859977% -9.618623% 9.6% 9.618623% 2.358602% 8.859977% 1.702013% 11.977225% 12.0% 10.785% 10.8% -9.181303% -8.884387% -9.181303% 9.2% 9.181303% 0.742020% 8.884387% 0.648785% 9.923323% 9.9% 9.574% 9.57% -7.943264% -7.442461% -7.943264% 7.9% 7.943264% 1.370084% 7.442461% 1.131284% 9.313347% 9.3% 8.660% 8.66% -5.141148% -5.274761% -5.141148% 5.1% 5.141148% 1.973200% 5.274761% 1.689654% 7.114348% 7.1% 6.128% 6.13% -4.947099% -5.052566% -4.947099% 4.9% 4.947099% 0.267086% 5.052566% 0.839991% 5.214185% 5.2% 5.075% 5.08%

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 and the Midwest
Female Male
United States
Midwest
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0.0% 0.5% 1.0% % Mixed Hispanic 1 Black Other White Asian -0.188923% -0.359038% -0.188923% 0.19% 0.188923% 0.478438% 0.359038% 1.105516% 0.667361% 0.67% 0.425% 0.43% -0.126791% -0.134042% -0.126791% 0.13% 0.126791% 0.424935% 0.134042% 0.592772% 0.551726% 0.55% 0.349% 0.35% -0.107062% -0.247446% -0.107062% 0.11% 0.107062% 0.296140% 0.247446% 0.693848% 0.403202% 0.40% 0.249% 0.25% -0.139739% -0.120915% -0.139739% 0.14% 0.139739% 0.193774% 0.120915% 0.502010% 0.333513% 0.33% 0.242% 0.24% -0.052146% -0.123603% -0.052146% 0.05% 0.052146% 0.319739% 0.123603% 0.861646% 0.371885% 0.37% 0.212% 0.21% -0.061979% -0.103116% -0.061979% 0.06% 0.061979% 0.215956% 0.103116% 0.456360% 0.277935% 0.28% 0.166% 0.17%

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 and the Midwest
Female Male
United States
Midwest
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60% 40% 20% 0% 20% 40% 60% % White Asian Hispanic 1 Other Mixed Black -69.245760% -66.132795% -69.245760% 69.2% 69.245760% 5.180278% 66.132795% 7.210127% 74.426038% 74.4% 71.838% 71.8% -59.870540% -61.254324% -59.870540% 59.9% 59.870540% 14.513308% 61.254324% 12.700531% 74.383848% 74.4% 66.841% 66.8% -58.546097% -56.628635% -58.546097% 58.5% 58.546097% 14.381822% 56.628635% 14.914029% 72.927919% 72.9% 66.071% 66.1% -55.849468% -55.231747% -55.849468% 55.8% 55.849468% 14.686172% 55.231747% 14.469597% 70.535640% 70.5% 63.615% 63.6% -58.099713% -58.182932% -58.099713% 58.1% 58.099713% 0.187432% 58.182932% 3.461690% 58.287144% 58.3% 58.192% 58.2% -49.065317% -7.808924% -54.440496% -5.470992% -56.874242% 56.9% 49.065317% 54.440496% 49.065317% 49.1% 53.139% 53.1%

Map of Employment Status by State in the Midwest

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 (%):
26.3%27.4%28.5%29.6%30.7%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 (%):
6.6%7.7%8.7%9.7%10.7%11.8%

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 (%):
1.02%1.16%1.31%1.45%1.59%1.74%

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 (%):
0.40%0.48%0.56%0.64%0.72%0.80%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by State#20

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
77.6%80.2%82.8%85.4%88.0%90.7%
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Map of Employment Status by County in the Midwest

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 (%):
8%16%23%29%36%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%7%13%20%26%33%

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%1.6%3.1%4.7%6.3%7.9%

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%1.4%2.8%4.1%5.5%6.9%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by County#25

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
19%35%51%68%84%100%
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Employment Status by Place in the Midwest

There are 9,703 places in the Midwest. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Midwest, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 97,140.

Employed Working-Age Men by Place#30

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected places in the Midwest, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count # Olathe Overland Park Naperville Fargo Columbia Sioux Falls Ann Arbor Aurora Lincoln Rochester Elgin Madison Wichita Joliet Omaha Minneapolis Cedar Rapids Kenosha Kansas City Des Moines Midwest Independence United States of America United States Columbus Sterling Heights Sterling Hts Indianapolis Warren Kansas City St. Paul Davenport Dearborn Fort Wayne Chicago Peoria Springfield Green Bay Evansville Topeka Springfield St. Louis Milwaukee Grand Rapids Akron Cincinnati Rockford Lansing South Bend Toledo Cleveland Dayton Detroit Flint 93.613542% 93.613542% 93.6% 9,733 1 93.155452% 93.155452% 93.2% 10,439 10.4k 2 91.578630% 91.578630% 91.6% 9,102 3 89.491974% 89.491974% 89.5% 5,408 4 89.348687% 89.348687% 89.3% 4,966 5 88.384271% 88.384271% 88.4% 9,283 6 88.338441% 88.338441% 88.3% 5,189 7 87.494073% 87.494073% 87.5% 14,762 14.8k 8 86.284743% 86.284743% 86.3% 14,218 14.2k 9 86.087335% 86.087335% 86.1% 5,934 10 85.368973% 85.368973% 85.4% 6,675 11 85.210815% 85.210815% 85.2% 11,944 11.9k 12 84.722164% 84.722164% 84.7% 20,141 20.1k 13 84.537433% 84.537433% 84.5% 9,677 14 84.511493% 84.511493% 84.5% 22,464 22.5k 15 84.310555% 84.310555% 84.3% 23,467 23.5k 16 83.907285% 83.907285% 83.9% 6,335 17 83.895473% 83.895473% 83.9% 5,522 18 83.863154% 83.863154% 83.9% 25,273 25.3k 19 83.122889% 83.122889% 83.1% 11,323 11.3k 20 82.610487% 82.610487% 82.6% 3,504,303 3.50M 82.569181% 82.569181% 82.6% 6,087 21 82.268229% 82.268229% 82.3% 16,738,279 16.7M 81.889214% 81.889214% 81.9% 44,542 44.5k 22 81.678963% 81.678963% 81.7% 7,307 23 81.558999% 81.558999% 81.6% 44,112 44.1k 24 81.270666% 81.270666% 81.3% 6,882 25 81.032285% 81.032285% 81.0% 7,630 26 80.889437% 80.889437% 80.9% 14,442 14.4k 27 80.595566% 80.595566% 80.6% 4,980 28 80.156951% 80.156951% 80.2% 5,005 29 79.739777% 79.739777% 79.7% 12,441 12.4k 30 79.596553% 79.596553% 79.6% 152,585 153k 31 79.481707% 79.481707% 79.5% 5,214 32 79.446870% 79.446870% 79.4% 5,458 33 77.828553% 77.828553% 77.8% 4,939 34 77.262790% 77.262790% 77.3% 5,301 35 76.477833% 76.477833% 76.5% 5,589 36 76.313577% 76.313577% 76.3% 7,262 37 76.301607% 76.301607% 76.3% 15,432 15.4k 38 75.705491% 75.705491% 75.7% 27,176 27.2k 39 74.521792% 74.521792% 74.5% 8,532 40 73.408465% 73.408465% 73.4% 8,533 41 73.323471% 73.323471% 73.3% 11,896 11.9k 42 72.813834% 72.813834% 72.8% 6,653 43 71.528293% 71.528293% 71.5% 4,816 44 70.406802% 70.406802% 70.4% 4,223 45 69.229413% 69.229413% 69.2% 11,778 11.8k 46 64.336782% 64.336782% 64.3% 14,488 14.5k 47 59.063819% 59.063819% 59.1% 4,757 48 53.701494% 53.701494% 53.7% 22,502 22.5k 49 51.832977% 51.832977% 51.8% 3,153 50

Employment Status by Metro Area in the Midwest

There are 289 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within the Midwest (279 fully and 10 partially). This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Midwest, and the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 189,809.

Employed Working-Age Men by Metro Area#35

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected metro areas in the Midwest, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count # Sioux Falls Metro Area Sioux Falls Appleton Metro Area Appleton Area Fargo Metro Area Fargo Area Des Moines and West Des Moines Metro Area Des Moines St. Cloud Metro Area St. Cloud Omaha and Council Bluffs Metro Area Omaha Area Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington Metro Area Minneapolis Rochester Metro Area Rochester Madison Metro Area Madison Area Lincoln Metro Area Lincoln Area Champaign and Urbana Metro Area Champaign Kansas City Metro Area Kansas City Fayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers Metro Area Fayetteville Cedar Rapids Metro Area Cedar Rapids Wichita Metro Area Wichita Area Green Bay Metro Area Green Bay Springfield Metro Area Springfield Indianapolis, Carmel, and Anderson Metro Area Indianapolis Akron Metro Area Akron Area Columbus Metro Area Columbus Area Chicago, Naperville, and Elgin Metro Area Chicago Area Milwaukee, Waukesha, and West Allis Metro Area Milwaukee Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island Metro Area Davenport Fort Wayne Metro Area Fort Wayne Evansville Metro Area Evansville Cincinnati Metro Area Cincinnati Lafayette and West Lafayette Metro Area Lafayette Grand Rapids and Wyoming Metro Area Grand Rapids St. Louis Metro Area St. Louis Elkhart and Goshen Metro Area Elkhart Area Ann Arbor Metro Area Ann Arbor Peoria Metro Area Peoria Area Midwest Louisville and Jefferson County Metro Area Louisville Springfield Metro Area Springfield United States of America United States Topeka Metro Area Topeka Area Cleveland and Elyria Metro Area Cleveland Lansing and East Lansing Metro Area Lansing Area