Federal workforce by the numbers: Who they are and where they work

Ahead of Public Service Recognition Week, the federal community will remind Americans that the employees who serve them are a diverse group of people who live and work throughout the country.

According to the Office of Personnel Management’s vast trove of federal employee data, they’re correct.

More federal employees work in California, for example, than the District of Columbia, Virginia or Maryland.

Some other key takeaways?

The overall U.S. population continues to grow year over year, but the size of the federal workforce has varied in recent memory.

Nearly 63 percent of federal employees are white, while federal Hispanic and Latino employment sits at 8.9 percent. The Hispanic Council on Federal Employment has attempted

Scroll through the slides to see who federal employees are and where they work.

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