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Status of Education in Rural America
NCES 2007-040
June 2007

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Table 2.11.

Percentage of civilian persons ages 2564 in the labor force and unemployed, by sex, age group, and locale: 2004


Age group and locale In labor force Unemployed
Total Male Female Total Male Female
2534       
Total 82.1 90.9 73.6 7.2 6.7 7.8
City 81.9 90.1 73.9 8.0 7.3 8.8
Suburban 82.9 91.7 74.3 6.3 5.9 6.8
Town 81.1 89.4 73.3 8.3 7.8 8.9
Rural 81.5 91.5 71.6 6.7 6.3 7.2
       
3564       
Total 76.2 83.4 69.3 5.2 5.1 5.4
City 75.6 82.6 69.1 6.4 6.2 6.5
Suburban 78.3 86.0 71.0 4.8 4.6 5.0
Town 74.1 80.7 68.1 5.5 5.6 5.4
Rural 74.3 81.2 67.4 4.5 4.4 4.5
NOTE: Members of the military on active duty were excluded from labor force population and population total. Individuals enrolled in school and those not looking for work are excluded from the unemployment rate.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2004, previously unpublished data.
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