Population Estimates

15-County Region Population:                  1,145,375
Labor force participation (ages 16+):         549,032

Population breakdown by age:

Age

Population

Percentage of population

Under 18 240,500 21%
18 - 24 110,428 10%
25 - 34 138,286 12%
35 - 44 139,832 12%
45 - 54 158,194 14%
55 - 64 156,780 14%
65 - 74 120,494 10%
75 & older 80,861 7%

 

Source: Jobs EQ 2017