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Science and Engineering Labor Force by Age Group Change

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Alabama, Alaska, and 49 other locations

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16-20 21-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 and older
Alabama 2.0% 4.0% 24.0% 24.0% 26.0% 16.0% 3.0%
Alaska 2.0% 3.0% - - 28.0% 17.0% 2.0%
Arizona 1.0% 5.0% 25.0% 26.0% 24.0% 17.0% 3.0%
Arkansas 2.0% 5.0% 26.0% 25.0% 26.0% 14.0% 2.0%
California 1.0% 4.0% 28.0% 25.0% 25.0% 14.0% 3.0%
Colorado 1.0% 5.0% 25.0% 27.0% 25.0% 15.0% 2.0%
Connecticut 2.0% 6.0% 23.0% 24.0% 27.0% 16.0% 2.0%
Delaware - 3.0% 19.0% 28.0% 28.0% 19.0% 3.0%
District of Columbia 1.0% 8.0% 43.0% 22.0% 16.0% 8.0% 3.0%
Florida 2.0% 4.0% 22.0% 26.0% 25.0% 16.0% 4.0%
Georgia 1.0% 4.0% 24.0% 30.0% 26.0% 12.0% 2.0%
Hawaii 1.0% 6.0% 30.0% 25.0% 21.0% 15.0% 3.0%
Idaho 1.0% 7.0% 25.0% 27.0% 23.0% 15.0% 2.0%
Illinois 1.0% 5.0% 27.0% 26.0% 24.0% 14.0% 2.0%
Indiana 1.0% 5.0% 25.0% 26.0% 26.0% 16.0% 2.0%
Iowa 2.0% 9.0% 28.0% 26.0% 22.0% 12.0% 2.0%
Kansas 1.0% 7.0% 27.0% 25.0% 25.0% 14.0% 2.0%
Kentucky 2.0% 6.0% 27.0% 28.0% 21.0% 13.0% 3.0%
Louisiana 2.0% 6.0% 29.0% 24.0% 22.0% 14.0% 2.0%
Maine 3.0% 5.0% 19.0% 23.0% 28.0% 18.0% 3.0%
Maryland 1.0% 5.0% 24.0% 26.0% 26.0% 15.0% 2.0%
Massachusetts 1.0% 6.0% 26.0% 25.0% 24.0% 14.0% 3.0%
Michigan 1.0% 5.0% 21.0% 27.0% 29.0% 15.0% 2.0%
Minnesota 1.0% 4.0% 28.0% 27.0% 24.0% 13.0% 2.0%
Mississippi 3.0% 4.0% 27.0% 24.0% 24.0% 14.0% 4.0%
Missouri 1.0% 5.0% 27.0% 24.0% 25.0% 16.0% 2.0%
Montana 2.0% 6.0% 27.0% 20.0% 25.0% 19.0% 2.0%
Nebraska 2.0% 8.0% 23.0% 26.0% 23.0% 17.0% 3.0%
Nevada 4.0% 7.0% 24.0% 25.0% 24.0% 13.0% 3.0%
New Hampshire 3.0% 3.0% 19.0% 24.0% 29.0% 19.0% 3.0%
New Jersey 1.0% 4.0% 26.0% 26.0% 26.0% 14.0% 3.0%
New Mexico 1.0% 4.0% 21.0% 23.0% 27.0% 20.0% 5.0%
New York 1.0% 6.0% 26.0% 23.0% 24.0% 15.0% 4.0%
North Carolina 1.0% 4.0% 23.0% 31.0% 26.0% 14.0% 2.0%
North Dakota 1.0% - - 17.0% 17.0% 11.0% 2.0%
Ohio 1.0% 5.0% 25.0% 25.0% 26.0% 15.0% 2.0%
Oklahoma 1.0% 6.0% 24.0% 24.0% 26.0% 15.0% 4.0%
Oregon 1.0% 5.0% 23.0% 29.0% 23.0% 15.0% 3.0%
Pennsylvania 2.0% 6.0% 26.0% 24.0% 26.0% 15.0% 2.0%
Puerto Rico - - - - - - -
Rhode Island 1.0% 7.0% 23.0% 25.0% 25.0% 17.0% 2.0%
South Carolina 2.0% 4.0% 23.0% 26.0% 25.0% 16.0% 3.0%
South Dakota 7.0% 11.0% - 24.0% 22.0% 11.0% 1.0%
Tennessee 2.0% 3.0% 24.0% 26.0% 24.0% 17.0% 4.0%
Texas 1.0% 4.0% 27.0% 26.0% 25.0% 14.0% 3.0%
Utah 2.0% 8.0% 32.0% 23.0% 20.0% 13.0% 2.0%
Vermont 6.0% 3.0% 16.0% 23.0% 31.0% 17.0% 4.0%
Virginia 1.0% 5.0% 26.0% 26.0% 26.0% 13.0% 3.0%
Washington 1.0% 5.0% 26.0% 27.0% 25.0% 14.0% 2.0%
West Virginia 1.0% 5.0% 28.0% 23.0% 25.0% 16.0% 2.0%
Wisconsin 2.0% 6.0% 26.0% 27.0% 25.0% 13.0% 2.0%
Wyoming 2.0% 7.0% - - - 15.0% 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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