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Alabama 81.0% 13.0% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Alaska 85.0% 1.0% 6.0% 3.0% - 3.0% 2.0%
Arizona 73.0% 4.0% 1.0% 9.0% 0.0% 1.0% 11.0%
Arkansas 84.0% 5.0% 0.0% 6.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
California 51.0% 3.0% 0.0% 32.0% 0.0% 2.0% 11.0%
Colorado 83.0% 3.0% 0.0% 5.0% 0.0% 2.0% 7.0%
Connecticut 77.0% 4.0% 0.0% 14.0% - 1.0% 4.0%
Delaware 71.0% 10.0% - 17.0% - 1.0% 1.0%
District of Columbia 66.0% 17.0% - 7.0% - 2.0% 9.0%
Florida 68.0% 7.0% 0.0% 7.0% 1.0% 2.0% 15.0%
Georgia 61.0% 22.0% 0.0% 11.0% 0.0% 1.0% 4.0%
Hawaii - 2.0% 1.0% - - 12.0% 3.0%
Idaho 90.0% - 0.0% 4.0% - 2.0% 3.0%
Illinois 71.0% 7.0% 0.0% 16.0% 0.0% 1.0% 5.0%
Indiana 84.0% 5.0% 0.0% 7.0% 0.0% 1.0% 3.0%
Iowa 88.0% 2.0% - 7.0% - 1.0% 1.0%
Kansas 85.0% 2.0% 1.0% 8.0% - 1.0% 4.0%
Kentucky 89.0% 4.0% - 4.0% - 1.0% 1.0%
Louisiana 77.0% 14.0% 1.0% 4.0% - 1.0% 3.0%
Maine 93.0% 1.0% - 3.0% - 0.0% 1.0%
Maryland 62.0% 17.0% 0.0% 16.0% 0.0% 1.0% 3.0%
Massachusetts 75.0% 3.0% 0.0% 16.0% 1.0% 1.0% 4.0%
Michigan 80.0% 6.0% 0.0% 10.0% 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Minnesota 84.0% 3.0% 0.0% 10.0% 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Mississippi 76.0% 16.0% 1.0% 4.0% - 1.0% 2.0%
Missouri 83.0% 6.0% 0.0% 7.0% - 1.0% 3.0%
Montana 95.0% - 2.0% - - 2.0% 1.0%
Nebraska 84.0% 2.0% 0.0% 7.0% 1.0% 1.0% 3.0%
Nevada 68.0% 4.0% 1.0% 14.0% - 2.0% 11.0%
New Hampshire 90.0% 1.0% - 5.0% 1.0% 0.0% 2.0%
New Jersey 57.0% 6.0% 0.0% 30.0% 0.0% 1.0% 7.0%
New Mexico 66.0% 2.0% 4.0% 3.0% - 1.0% 23.0%
New York 71.0% 7.0% 0.0% 13.0% 0.0% 1.0% 7.0%
North Carolina 75.0% 11.0% 0.0% 9.0% - 1.0% 4.0%
North Dakota 97.0% - 1.0% - - - 1.0%
Ohio 84.0% 6.0% 0.0% 7.0% 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Oklahoma 78.0% 5.0% 4.0% 5.0% - 5.0% 4.0%
Oregon 80.0% 1.0% 1.0% 11.0% 0.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Pennsylvania 82.0% 5.0% 0.0% 10.0% 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Puerto Rico - - - - - - -
Rhode Island 81.0% 2.0% - 8.0% 1.0% 1.0% 7.0%
South Carolina 79.0% 12.0% - 6.0% - 1.0% 2.0%
South Dakota 89.0% - 4.0% 4.0% - 2.0% 1.0%
Tennessee 82.0% 9.0% - 6.0% - 1.0% 2.0%
Texas 61.0% 6.0% 0.0% 15.0% 0.0% 1.0% 16.0%
Utah 89.0% 1.0% 0.0% 4.0% - 1.0% 5.0%
Vermont 96.0% 1.0% - 1.0% - 1.0% 1.0%
Virginia 70.0% 10.0% 0.0% 15.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.0%
Washington 74.0% 2.0% 1.0% 17.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.0%
West Virginia 93.0% 3.0% - 3.0% - - -
Wisconsin 88.0% 2.0% 0.0% 6.0% 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Wyoming 93.0% - - - - - 4.0%

Source: Population Reference Bureau analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) internal microdata files.

Definition: The science and engineering labor force includes people employed or unemployed in computer science, engineering, architecture, life science, physical science, and social science occupations.

Notes: Data are subject to both sampling and nonsampling error. A hyphen (-) indicates data are not available.

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