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New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010

Table 1. Multiple jobholders by State, 2010 annual averages
State Total employed, 16 years and over(1) Multiple jobholders
Number(1) Percent of employed

Total, U.S

139,064 6,878 4.9

New England division(2)

7,097 437 6.2

Connecticut

1,721 108 6.3

Maine

634 44 7.0

Massachusetts

3,200 174 5.5

New Hampshire

701 46 6.5

Rhode Island

505 35 7.0

Vermont

337 29 8.7
Table 2. Multiple jobholders as a percentage of total employment for the U.S., New England division, and New England states, annual averages (1997-2010)

Area

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

United States

6.1 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 4.9

New England division(2)

6.7 6.3 6.5 6.5 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.9 6.1 6.4 6.2 6.5 6.4 6.2

Connecticut

5.3 5.1 5.9 6.4 6.8 5.9 4.9 5.3 5.5 5.9 6.3 5.9 5.8 6.3

Maine

8.8 8.0 8.0 8.6 7.4 7.1 7.9 7.7 7.8 8.2 8.1 8.3 7.7 7.0

Massachusetts

6.4 6.1 5.9 5.7 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.4 5.8 5.6 5.2 6.1 6.0 5.5

New Hampshire

8.0 7.3 7.1 6.3 6.7 6.5 6.2 6.4 6.3 7.3 6.9 6.6 7.0 6.5

Rhode Island

7.0 7.0 8.1 7.7 6.7 6.2 6.4 5.8 6.5 6.9 6.6 7.2 7.5 7.0

Vermont

8.9 8.8 8.7 9.2 7.9 8.9 8.9 8.5 8.3 9.3 9.4 8.9 7.9 8.7
Table 3. Multiple jobholders as a percentage of total employment by census region and division, annual averages(2) (1997-2010)

Census region and division

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Northeast

5.7 5.5 5.8 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.0

New England

6.7 6.3 6.5 6.5 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.9 6.1 6.4 6.2 6.5 6.4 6.2

Middle Atlantic

5.4 5.1 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.8 4.9 4.5

South

5.6 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.1

South Atlantic

5.4 5.5 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.6 4.8 4.7 4.2

East South Central

6.2 5.7 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.4

West South Central

5.7 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 5.0 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.1 3.9

Midwest

7.7 7.4 6.9 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.3 6.4 6.2

East North Central

6.9 6.5 6.0 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.5

West North Central

9.7 9.3 8.9 8.3 7.9 8.1 7.9 7.8 8.0 8.2 8.2 7.9 8.0 7.7

West

6.3 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0

Mountain

7.3 7.2 6.4 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.3 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.5 5.6 5.4 5.4

Pacific

6.0 5.6 5.6 5.4 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.8
 

Footnotes:
(1) Levels are rounded to the nearest thousand.
 

(2) Census regional and divisional estimates derived from unrounded state totals.
 

SOURCE: Current Population Survey
 


Note: Data refer to place of residence. The States (including the District of Columbia) that compose the various census regions and divisions are:
Northeast Region includes the New England Division - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; and the Middle Atlantic Division - New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania.
South Region includes the South Atlantic Division - Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central Division - Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; and West South Central Division - Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Midwest Region includes the East North Central Division - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; and the West North Central Division - Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
West Region includes the Mountain Division - Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and the Pacific Division - Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

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