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
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,901 10,168 10,627 10,945 10,891 10,861 10,451 10,221 10,659

Participation rate

45.2 44.2 44.8 45.4 44.6 44.2 43.3 44.4 45.0

Employed

9,753 9,210 9,712 9,712 9,925 9,869 9,497 9,243 9,689

Employment-population ratio

40.5 40.0 41.0 40.3 40.7 40.2 39.4 40.2 40.9

Unemployed

1,148 958 914 1,232 965 993 954 978 970

Unemployment rate

10.5 9.4 8.6 11.3 8.9 9.1 9.1 9.6 9.1

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,336 36,239 36,291 36,607 36,089 36,096 36,112 36,146 36,338

Participation rate

58.6 57.9 58.1 59.0 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.7 58.1

Employed

33,680 34,050 34,100 33,857 33,830 33,750 34,001 33,931 34,094

Employment-population ratio

54.3 54.4 54.6 54.6 54.3 54.1 54.5 54.2 54.5

Unemployed

2,656 2,189 2,191 2,750 2,258 2,346 2,112 2,216 2,244

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.0 6.0 7.5 6.3 6.5 5.8 6.1 6.2

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,701 37,837 37,865 37,409 37,364 37,178 37,476 37,727 37,567

Participation rate

67.5 67.2 67.4 67.0 67.3 67.2 67.6 67.0 66.9

Employed

35,343 35,767 35,802 35,114 35,218 35,131 35,598 35,716 35,543

Employment-population ratio

63.3 63.6 63.7 62.9 63.4 63.5 64.2 63.5 63.3

Unemployed

2,358 2,070 2,063 2,295 2,146 2,047 1,878 2,011 2,024

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.5 5.4 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.0 5.3 5.4

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

48,944 49,891 49,836 49,091 49,934 50,208 50,383 50,355 50,093

Participation rate

75.1 74.0 74.2 75.4 75.1 75.4 75.2 74.7 74.6

Employed

47,097 48,154 48,062 47,394 48,279 48,611 48,728 48,771 48,474

Employment-population ratio

72.3 71.5 71.6 72.8 72.6 73.0 72.7 72.4 72.2

Unemployed

1,847 1,738 1,774 1,696 1,655 1,596 1,654 1,584 1,618

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.2

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: September 05, 2014