HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
7. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, race, and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity
Less than a
high school
diploma
High school
graduates,
no college(1)
Some college or associate degree Bachelor's
degree
and higher(2)
2012 2013 2012 2013 Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
2012 2013
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

24,881 24,424 61,812 61,949 54,294 55,038 34,298 34,532 19,996 20,506 63,514 65,430

Civilian labor force

11,328 11,005 36,772 36,359 37,360 37,294 22,685 22,488 14,675 14,806 48,230 49,351

Participation rate

45.5 45.1 59.5 58.7 68.8 67.8 66.1 65.1 73.4 72.2 75.9 75.4

Employed

9,923 9,798 33,718 33,619 34,705 34,925 20,936 20,914 13,770 14,011 46,288 47,531

Employment-population ratio

39.9 40.1 54.5 54.3 63.9 63.5 61.0 60.6 68.9 68.3 72.9 72.6

Unemployed

1,405 1,207 3,053 2,740 2,655 2,369 1,750 1,574 905 795 1,942 1,820

Unemployment rate

12.4 11.0 8.3 7.5 7.1 6.4 7.7 7.0 6.2 5.4 4.0 3.7

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

12,325 12,151 30,131 30,172 24,701 25,085 16,094 16,309 8,608 8,776 30,640 31,572

Civilian labor force

7,133 7,040 20,964 20,744 18,511 18,562 11,738 11,765 6,773 6,797 24,669 25,242

Participation rate

57.9 57.9 69.6 68.8 74.9 74.0 72.9 72.1 78.7 77.5 80.5 80.0

Employed

6,309 6,335 19,192 19,103 17,226 17,392 10,862 10,946 6,364 6,446 23,729 24,333

Employment-population ratio

51.2 52.1 63.7 63.3 69.7 69.3 67.5 67.1 73.9 73.4 77.4 77.1

Unemployed

824 705 1,772 1,641 1,285 1,170 876 819 409 351 940 909

Unemployment rate

11.6 10.0 8.5 7.9 6.9 6.3 7.5 7.0 6.0 5.2 3.8 3.6

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

12,556 12,274 31,681 31,777 29,593 29,953 18,204 18,222 11,389 11,730 32,874 33,858

Civilian labor force

4,195 3,965 15,808 15,615 18,849 18,732 10,948 10,723 7,901 8,009 23,561 24,109

Participation rate

33.4 32.3 49.9 49.1 63.7 62.5 60.1 58.8 69.4 68.3 71.7 71.2

Employed

3,614 3,463 14,527 14,516 17,479 17,533 10,074 9,968 7,405 7,565 22,559 23,198

Employment-population ratio

28.8 28.2 45.9 45.7 59.1 58.5 55.3 54.7 65.0 64.5 68.6 68.5

Unemployed

581 501 1,281 1,099 1,370 1,199 874 755 496 444 1,002 911

Unemployment rate

13.9 12.6 8.1 7.0 7.3 6.4 8.0 7.0 6.3 5.5 4.3 3.8

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,394 18,850 49,774 49,702 43,577 44,116 27,281 27,351 16,295 16,765 51,513 52,809

Civilian labor force

9,147 8,729 29,298 28,970 29,728 29,547 17,819 17,501 11,909 12,046 38,928 39,597

Participation rate

47.2 46.3 58.9 58.3 68.2 67.0 65.3 64.0 73.1 71.9 75.6 75.0

Employed

8,100 7,885 27,112 27,049 27,854 27,885 16,594 16,425 11,260 11,460 37,476 38,228

Employment-population ratio

41.8 41.8 54.5 54.4 63.9 63.2 60.8 60.1 69.1 68.4 72.8 72.4

Unemployed

1,047 844 2,185 1,921 1,874 1,662 1,226 1,076 648 586 1,451 1,369

Unemployment rate

11.4 9.7 7.5 6.6 6.3 5.6 6.9 6.1 5.4 4.9 3.7 3.5

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,494 3,502 8,208 8,339 7,101 7,207 4,756 4,856 2,345 2,351 5,135 5,338

Civilian labor force

1,277 1,338 5,080 4,970 5,066 5,121 3,303 3,390 1,763 1,731 4,057 4,198

Participation rate

36.5 38.2 61.9 59.6 71.3 71.1 69.4 69.8 75.2 73.6 79.0 78.6

Employed

1,016 1,064 4,397 4,343 4,503 4,617 2,919 3,034 1,584 1,583 3,801 3,961

Employment-population ratio

29.1 30.4 53.6 52.1 63.4 64.1 61.4 62.5 67.6 67.4 74.0 74.2

Unemployed

260 275 683 626 563 504 384 356 179 148 255 237

Unemployment rate

20.4 20.5 13.4 12.6 11.1 9.8 11.6 10.5 10.2 8.5 6.3 5.7

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

1,164 1,154 2,136 2,172 1,870 1,927 1,113 1,144 757 783 5,692 6,010

Civilian labor force

516 492 1,290 1,336 1,313 1,360 769 779 544 581 4,299 4,544

Participation rate

44.3 42.6 60.4 61.5 70.2 70.6 69.2 68.1 71.8 74.2 75.5 75.6

Employed

481 458 1,212 1,264 1,225 1,282 716 725 509 556 4,115 4,383

Employment-population ratio

41.3 39.7 56.7 58.2 65.5 66.5 64.3 63.4 67.3 71.1 72.3 72.9

Unemployed

35 34 79 72 88 78 53 53 34 25 184 161

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.9 6.1 5.4 6.7 5.7 7.0 6.9 6.3 4.3 4.3 3.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

9,779 9,608 8,633 8,954 5,977 6,181 3,931 4,041 2,046 2,140 4,211 4,552

Civilian labor force

5,920 5,825 6,168 6,247 4,584 4,647 2,973 3,008 1,611 1,639 3,384 3,644

Participation rate

60.5 60.6 71.4 69.8 76.7 75.2 75.6 74.4 78.7 76.6 80.4 80.1

Employed

5,269 5,297 5,613 5,754 4,216 4,324 2,734 2,781 1,482 1,543 3,210 3,460

Employment-population ratio

53.9 55.1 65.0 64.3 70.5 70.0 69.6 68.8 72.4 72.1 76.2 76.0

Unemployed

650 527 554 493 368 323 239 227 130 96 173 183

Unemployment rate

11.0 9.1 9.0 7.9 8.0 7.0 8.0 7.6 8.0 5.9 5.1 5.0

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor`s, master`s, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2014