Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,995 10,627 10,763 10,867 10,861 10,451 10,221 10,659 10,641

Participation rate

45.0 44.8 44.8 44.5 44.2 43.3 44.4 45.0 44.3

Employed

9,967 9,712 9,971 9,739 9,869 9,497 9,243 9,689 9,751

Employment-population ratio

40.8 41.0 41.5 39.9 40.2 39.4 40.2 40.9 40.6

Unemployed

1,027 914 791 1,128 993 954 978 970 890

Unemployment rate

9.3 8.6 7.4 10.4 9.1 9.1 9.6 9.1 8.4

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,559 36,291 36,165 36,589 36,096 36,112 36,146 36,338 36,029

Participation rate

58.9 58.1 58.3 58.9 57.9 57.8 57.7 58.1 58.0

Employed

33,891 34,100 34,304 33,834 33,750 34,001 33,931 34,094 34,112

Employment-population ratio

54.6 54.6 55.3 54.5 54.1 54.5 54.2 54.5 55.0

Unemployed

2,668 2,191 1,860 2,756 2,346 2,112 2,216 2,244 1,917

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.0 5.1 7.5 6.5 5.8 6.1 6.2 5.3

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,658 37,865 37,753 37,277 37,178 37,476 37,727 37,567 37,368

Participation rate

67.8 67.4 67.2 67.1 67.2 67.6 67.0 66.9 66.5

Employed

35,413 35,802 35,768 35,007 35,131 35,598 35,716 35,543 35,338

Employment-population ratio

63.8 63.7 63.7 63.1 63.5 64.2 63.5 63.3 62.9

Unemployed

2,245 2,063 1,985 2,270 2,047 1,878 2,011 2,024 2,030

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.4 5.3 6.1 5.5 5.0 5.3 5.4 5.4

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

49,140 49,836 50,265 49,195 50,208 50,383 50,355 50,093 50,404

Participation rate

75.2 74.2 74.5 75.3 75.4 75.2 74.7 74.6 74.7

Employed

47,336 48,062 48,793 47,395 48,611 48,728 48,771 48,474 48,918

Employment-population ratio

72.5 71.6 72.3 72.6 73.0 72.7 72.4 72.2 72.5

Unemployed

1,804 1,774 1,471 1,800 1,596 1,654 1,584 1,618 1,485

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.6 2.9 3.7 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.2 2.9

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

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: October 03, 2014