Hired farmworkers by Census division and metropolitan status, 2016

Thousand

Bar chart with 9 groups with 3 items per group.

Group 1, Pacific.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 61.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 325.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) No data.
Group 2, Mountain.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 66.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 55.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) 10.
Group 3, West North Central.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 100.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 51.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) No data.
Group 4, West South Central.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 24.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 39.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) 12.
Group 5, East North Central.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 83.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 72.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) No data.
Group 6, East South Central.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 26.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 33.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) No data.
Group 7, New England.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 7.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 19.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) 1.
Group 8, Middle Atlantic.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 15.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 43.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) No data.
Group 9, South Atlantic.
Item 1, Nonmetro (37% of total employment) 66.
Item 2, Metro (61% of employment) 110.
Item 3, Metro status unavailable (2% of employment) No data.

Notes: Metro status is not reported for a small share of people in the CPS. The States in each Census division are: New England (VT, NH, ME, MA, RI, CT), Middle Atlantic (NY, PA, NJ), East North Central (WI, MI, IL, IN, OH), West North Central (ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO), South Atlantic (WV, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, DE, MD, DC), East South Central (KY, TN, MS, AL), West South Central (OK, AR, TX, LA), Mountain (MT, ID, WY, NV, UT, CO, AZ, NM), and Pacific (WA, OR, CA, AK, HI). Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from 2016 Current Population Survey monthly files. Covers all hired wage and salary workers in farm and support industries, regardless of occupation.