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655. Families With Own Children--Employment Status of Parents

[Annual average of monthly figures (33,544 represents 33,544,000). For families with own children. Based on the Current Population Survey, see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
NUMBER NUMBER PERCENT PERCENT
       CHARACTERISTIC (1,000) (1,000) DISTRIBUTION DISTRIBUTION
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 18
  Total families 33,544 33,980 34,129 34,232 34,340 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Parent(s) employed 29,659 30,296 30,761 31,100 31,493 88.4 89.2 90.1 90.9 91.7
No parent employed 3,886 3,683 3,369 3,130 2,847 11.6 10.8 9.9 9.1 8.3
 
Married-couple families 24,604 24,818 24,762 24,820 24,904 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Parent(s) employed 23,643 23,960 23,987 24,088 24,243 96.1 96.5 96.9 97.1 97.3
    Mother employed 16,629 16,950 17,013 16,911 16,995 67.6 68.3 68.7 68.1 68.2
      Both parents employed 15,491 15,851 15,964 15,906 15,958 63.0 63.9 64.5 64.1 64.1
      Mother employed, not father 1,137 1,098 1,049 1,005 1,037 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.0 4.2
    Father employed, not mother 7,014 7,010 6,974 7,178 7,249 28.5 28.2 28.2 28.9 29.1
  Neither parent employed 962 859 775 731 662 3.9 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.7
 
Families maintained by women 1 7,433 7,469 7,623 7,573 7,653 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Mother employed 4,755 4,919 5,276 5,440 5,713 64.0 65.9 69.2 71.8 74.7
  Mother not employed 2,678 2,550 2,347 2,133 1,940 36.0 34.1 30.8 28.2 25.3
 
Families maintained by men 1 1,507 1,692 1,745 1,839 1,782 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Father employed 1,261 1,417 1,498 1,572 1,537 83.7 83.7 85.8 85.5 86.3
  Father not employed 245 275 247 266 245 16.3 16.3 14.2 14.5 13.7
 
WITH OWN CHILDREN 6 to 17
  Total families 18,270 18,694 18,989 19,209 19,364 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Parent(s) employed 16,391 16,892 17,274 17,551 17,825 89.7 90.4 91.0 91.4 92.1
No parent employed 1,878 1,802 1,714 1,658 1,539 10.3 9.6 9.0 8.6 7.9
 
Married-couple families 13,001 13,257 13,442 13,496 13,565 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Parent(s) employed 12,484 12,786 13,000 13,065 13,175 96.0 96.4 96.7 96.8 97.1
    Mother employed 9,562 9,896 10,061 9,991 10,113 73.6 74.7 74.8 74.0 74.6
      Both parents employed 8,846 9,210 9,379 9,338 9,446 68.0 69.5 69.8 69.2 69.6
      Mother employed, not father 717 687 682 653 668 5.5 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.9
    Father employed, not mother 2,921 2,890 2,939 3,074 3,061 22.5 21.8 21.9 22.8 22.6
  Neither parent employed 517 470 442 431 390 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.9
 
Families maintained by women 1 4,360 4,393 4,531 4,638 4,722 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Mother employed 3,142 3,221 3,393 3,573 3,737 72.1 73.3 74.9 77.0 79.1
  Mother not employed 1,219 1,172 1,138 1,065 985 27.9 26.7 25.1 23.0 20.9
  .
Families maintained by men 1 908 1,044 1,015 1,075 1,077 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Father employed 766 885 881 913 913 84.3 84.7 86.8 84.9 84.8
  Father not employed 143 160 134 162 164 15.7 15.3 13.2 15.1 15.2
 
WITH OWN CHILDREN UNDER 6
  Total families 15,275 15,286 15,141 15,023 14,976 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Parent(s) employed 13,267 13,405 13,487 13,550 13,670 86.9 87.7 89.1 90.2 91.3
No parent employed 2,007 1,881 1,654 1,473 1,307 13.1 12.3 10.9 9.8 8.7
 
Married-couple families 11,604 11,562 11,320 11,324 11,340 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Parent(s) employed 11,159 11,174 10,988 11,023 11,070 96.2 96.6 97.1 97.3 97.6
    Mother employed 7,066 7,053 6,952 6,920 6,882 60.9 61.0 61.4 61.1 60.7
      Both parents employed 6,646 6,641 6,585 6,567 6,512 57.3 57.4 58.2 58.0 57.4
      Mother employed, not father 421 412 368 352 370 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.3
    Father employed, not mother 4,092 4,121 4,034 4,103 4,188 35.3 35.6 35.6 36.2 36.9
  Neither parent employed 445 388 333 301 270 3.8 3.4 2.9 2.7 2.4
 
Families maintained by women 1 3,073 3,076 3,092 2,936 2,931 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Mother employed 1,613 1,699 1,882 1,867 1,976 52.5 55.2 60.9 63.6 67.4
  Mother not employed 1,460 1,378 1,209 1,068 956 47.5 44.8 39.1 36.4 32.6
 
Families maintained by men 1 598 648 729 763 705 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Father employed 496 532 617 660 624 82.8 82.2 84.6 86.5 88.5
  Father not employed 102 115 112 104 81 17.1 17.8 15.4 13.6 11.5



1 No spouse present.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, News, USDL97-195, June 16, 1997, News, USDL98-217, May 12, 1998, News, USDL99-146, May 25,1999, and News, USDL 00-172, June 22, 2000.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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