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
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,937 10,683 11,168 10,898 10,221 10,659 10,641 10,782 11,124

Participation rate

44.6 44.7 45.8 44.5 44.4 45.0 44.3 45.1 45.6

Employed

9,784 9,896 10,213 9,741 9,243 9,689 9,751 9,927 10,179

Employment-population ratio

39.9 41.4 41.9 39.7 40.2 40.9 40.6 41.5 41.7

Unemployed

1,153 787 955 1,157 978 970 890 855 945

Unemployment rate

10.5 7.4 8.6 10.6 9.6 9.1 8.4 7.9 8.5

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,960 36,258 35,432 35,895 36,146 36,338 36,029 36,248 35,637

Participation rate

58.3 58.1 57.7 58.2 57.7 58.1 58.0 58.1 58.0

Employed

33,464 34,315 33,499 33,277 33,931 34,094 34,112 34,183 33,624

Employment-population ratio

54.2 55.0 54.5 53.9 54.2 54.5 55.0 54.8 54.7

Unemployed

2,496 1,943 1,932 2,618 2,216 2,244 1,917 2,065 2,012

Unemployment rate

6.9 5.4 5.5 7.3 6.1 6.2 5.3 5.7 5.6

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,406 37,671 37,320 37,244 37,727 37,567 37,368 37,325 37,230

Participation rate

67.8 67.2 66.9 67.5 67.0 66.9 66.5 66.6 66.7

Employed

35,121 35,836 35,579 34,872 35,716 35,543 35,338 35,520 35,407

Employment-population ratio

63.7 63.9 63.7 63.2 63.5 63.3 62.9 63.3 63.4

Unemployed

2,285 1,836 1,742 2,372 2,011 2,024 2,030 1,805 1,823

Unemployment rate

6.1 4.9 4.7 6.4 5.3 5.4 5.4 4.8 4.9

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

49,919 50,601 51,342 49,929 50,355 50,093 50,404 50,437 51,149

Participation rate

75.2 74.8 74.9 75.2 74.7 74.6 74.7 74.6 74.6

Employed

48,302 49,109 49,799 48,246 48,771 48,474 48,918 48,899 49,534

Employment-population ratio

72.8 72.6 72.6 72.7 72.4 72.2 72.5 72.3 72.2

Unemployed

1,616 1,493 1,543 1,683 1,584 1,618 1,485 1,538 1,615

Unemployment rate

3.2 2.9 3.0 3.4 3.1 3.2 2.9 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: December 05, 2014