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
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,622 10,684 10,409 10,830 10,777 10,777 10,464 10,522 10,638

Participation rate

45.3 45.9 46.0 46.2 46.2 46.1 44.5 45.2 47.0

Employed

9,750 9,954 9,756 9,945 9,978 9,966 9,720 9,734 9,969

Employment-population ratio

41.6 42.8 43.1 42.4 42.8 42.7 41.3 41.9 44.0

Unemployed

872 730 653 884 799 812 744 787 669

Unemployment rate

8.2 6.8 6.3 8.2 7.4 7.5 7.1 7.5 6.3

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,088 35,068 35,495 35,156 35,615 35,501 35,536 35,260 35,547

Participation rate

57.0 56.9 57.0 57.1 57.4 57.2 57.1 57.2 57.1

Employed

33,149 33,393 33,698 33,222 33,688 33,567 33,728 33,480 33,758

Employment-population ratio

53.9 54.2 54.1 54.0 54.3 54.1 54.2 54.3 54.2

Unemployed

1,939 1,675 1,798 1,934 1,927 1,934 1,808 1,780 1,789

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.8 5.1 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.0 5.0

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,731 37,883 37,977 37,463 37,958 37,757 37,829 37,804 37,791

Participation rate

66.2 66.1 66.5 65.7 66.3 65.9 66.2 66.0 66.2

Employed

36,044 36,349 36,319 35,820 36,396 36,204 36,364 36,231 36,182

Employment-population ratio

63.2 63.4 63.6 62.9 63.6 63.2 63.7 63.2 63.4

Unemployed

1,688 1,534 1,658 1,643 1,562 1,553 1,465 1,573 1,609

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.0 4.4 4.4 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.2 4.3

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

51,924 53,744 53,720 52,376 53,447 53,316 53,398 54,102 54,100

Participation rate

73.9 73.9 73.4 74.5 74.5 74.3 74.3 74.4 74.0

Employed

50,446 52,328 52,209 51,041 52,051 52,025 52,113 52,723 52,741

Employment-population ratio

71.8 71.9 71.4 72.6 72.6 72.5 72.5 72.5 72.1

Unemployed

1,477 1,417 1,511 1,335 1,396 1,291 1,285 1,378 1,359

Unemployment rate

2.8 2.6 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5

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: August 05, 2016