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Table 6. Employment status of mothers with own children under 3 years old by single year of age of youngest child and marital status, 2009-10 annual averages

Table 6. Employment status of mothers with own children under 3 years old by single year of age of youngest child and marital status, 2009-2010 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2009 2010
With own children under 3 years old With own children under 3 years old
Total 2 years 1 year Under 1
year
Total 2 years 1 year Under 1
year

TOTAL MOTHERS

Civilian noninstitutional population

9,476 2,848 3,398 3,231 9,503 2,968 3,351 3,184

Civilian labor force

5,787 1,855 2,104 1,828 5,770 1,908 2,062 1,800

Participation rate

61.1 65.1 61.9 56.6 60.7 64.3 61.5 56.5

Employed

5,191 1,693 1,880 1,619 5,114 1,708 1,815 1,590

Full-time workers(1)

3,626 1,195 1,314 1,117 3,570 1,200 1,243 1,128

Part-time workers(2)

1,565 498 566 502 1,543 509 572 462

Employment-population ratio

54.8 59.4 55.3 50.1 53.8 57.6 54.2 49.9

Unemployed

595 162 224 209 656 199 246 210

Unemployment rate

10.3 8.7 10.6 11.4 11.4 10.5 12.0 11.7

Married, spouse present

Civilian noninstitutional population

6,784 2,053 2,425 2,306 6,642 2,055 2,344 2,243

Civilian labor force

4,047 1,288 1,465 1,293 3,941 1,275 1,403 1,263

Participation rate

59.7 62.7 60.4 56.1 59.3 62.1 59.8 56.3

Employed

3,780 1,208 1,369 1,204 3,670 1,195 1,301 1,174

Full-time workers(1)

2,657 858 963 836 2,596 841 896 859

Part-time workers(2)

1,123 350 406 368 1,074 354 405 315

Employment-population ratio

55.7 58.8 56.4 52.2 55.3 58.2 55.5 52.3

Unemployed

267 80 96 90 271 80 101 89

Unemployment rate

6.6 6.2 6.6 7.0 6.9 6.3 7.2 7.1

Other marital status(3)

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,693 795 973 925 2,862 914 1,007 941

Civilian labor force

1,740 567 639 534 1,828 633 659 537

Participation rate

64.6 71.3 65.6 57.8 63.9 69.2 65.5 57.0

Employed

1,411 485 511 415 1,444 514 514 416

Full-time workers(1)

969 337 351 281 974 359 346 269

Part-time workers(2)

442 148 160 134 470 155 168 147

Employment-population ratio

52.4 61.0 52.5 44.9 50.4 56.2 51.1 44.2

Unemployed

328 82 127 119 385 119 145 121

Unemployment rate

18.9 14.4 20.0 22.3 21.0 18.8 22.0 22.5

Footnotes
(1) Usually work 35 hours or more a week at all jobs.
(2) Usually work less than 35 hours a week at all jobs.
(3) Includes never married; married, spouse absent; divorced; separated; and widowed persons.

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

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Last Modified Date: November 02, 2020