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
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,414 11,131 10,673 11,136 11,154 11,199 10,891 10,861 10,451

Participation rate

45.5 45.3 44.3 44.4 46.2 45.9 44.6 44.2 43.3

Employed

10,312 10,181 9,795 9,948 10,056 10,128 9,925 9,869 9,497

Employment-population ratio

41.1 41.5 40.6 39.7 41.7 41.5 40.7 40.2 39.4

Unemployed

1,102 950 878 1,188 1,098 1,071 965 993 954

Unemployment rate

9.7 8.5 8.2 10.7 9.8 9.6 8.9 9.1 9.1

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,324 36,302 36,137 36,408 36,108 36,392 36,089 36,096 36,112

Participation rate

59.1 58.2 57.9 59.3 58.5 58.8 58.0 57.9 57.8

Employed

33,681 34,091 34,130 33,651 33,792 34,106 33,830 33,750 34,001

Employment-population ratio

54.8 54.7 54.7 54.8 54.7 55.1 54.3 54.1 54.5

Unemployed

2,643 2,211 2,007 2,757 2,316 2,286 2,258 2,346 2,112

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.1 5.6 7.6 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.5 5.8

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

36,943 37,001 37,290 37,338 37,169 37,158 37,364 37,178 37,476

Participation rate

67.4 66.8 67.2 68.1 66.9 67.1 67.3 67.2 67.6

Employed

34,561 35,037 35,393 34,981 34,876 34,904 35,218 35,131 35,598

Employment-population ratio

63.1 63.3 63.8 63.8 62.8 63.0 63.4 63.5 64.2

Unemployed

2,382 1,964 1,896 2,356 2,293 2,254 2,146 2,047 1,878

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.3 5.1 6.3 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.0

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

49,086 50,248 50,047 49,391 50,240 49,908 49,934 50,208 50,383

Participation rate

75.1 75.4 74.7 75.5 75.2 74.7 75.1 75.4 75.2

Employed

47,163 48,760 48,364 47,486 48,543 48,198 48,279 48,611 48,728

Employment-population ratio

72.1 73.2 72.1 72.6 72.6 72.2 72.6 73.0 72.7

Unemployed

1,923 1,487 1,683 1,904 1,697 1,711 1,655 1,596 1,654

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.0 3.4 3.9 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3

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: July 03, 2014