HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-5. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment 2014 2015
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,930 11,078 11,138 10,796 10,816 10,486 10,287 10,709 10,691 10,831 11,153 11,031 11,439

Participation rate

44.2 45.9 45.6 44.2 44.1 43.5 44.7 45.2 44.5 45.3 45.7 45.4 46.0

Employed

9,885 9,993 10,087 9,849 9,825 9,529 9,303 9,738 9,806 9,975 10,201 10,079 10,468

Employment-population ratio

40.0 41.4 41.3 40.4 40.0 39.5 40.4 41.1 40.8 41.7 41.8 41.5 42.1

Unemployed

1,045 1,084 1,051 947 991 957 984 971 884 856 952 952 971

Unemployment rate

9.6 9.8 9.4 8.8 9.2 9.1 9.6 9.1 8.3 7.9 8.5 8.6 8.5


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,090 36,227 36,362 36,112 36,162 36,106 36,202 36,286 35,937 36,183 35,478 35,164 35,418

Participation rate

58.4 58.6 58.7 58.0 58.0 57.8 57.8 58.1 57.9 58.0 57.8 57.5 57.9

Employed

33,747 33,903 34,065 33,854 33,811 34,004 34,000 34,046 34,016 34,127 33,476 33,310 33,492

Employment-population ratio

54.6 54.9 55.0 54.4 54.2 54.5 54.3 54.5 54.8 54.7 54.5 54.5 54.8

Unemployed

2,343 2,324 2,298 2,258 2,351 2,101 2,202 2,240 1,920 2,056 2,002 1,854 1,926

Unemployment rate

6.5 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.5 5.8 6.1 6.2 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.3 5.4


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,098 37,255 37,229 37,389 37,267 37,346 37,608 37,503 37,421 37,304 37,246 37,140 37,479

Participation rate

67.5 67.0 67.2 67.3 67.3 67.3 66.8 66.8 66.6 66.5 66.7 66.9 67.2

Employed

34,891 35,006 35,044 35,277 35,223 35,455 35,595 35,490 35,389 35,460 35,422 35,310 35,540

Employment-population ratio

63.5 63.0 63.3 63.5 63.6 63.9 63.2 63.2 63.0 63.2 63.5 63.6 63.8

Unemployed

2,207 2,249 2,185 2,112 2,044 1,891 2,013 2,013 2,032 1,843 1,824 1,831 1,939

Unemployment rate

5.9 6.0 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.1 5.4 5.4 5.4 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.2


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

50,299 50,169 49,921 50,001 50,206 50,365 50,340 50,162 50,449 50,471 51,222 51,772 51,550

Participation rate

75.5 75.1 74.7 75.2 75.4 75.1 74.7 74.7 74.7 74.6 74.7 74.6 74.4

Employed

48,657 48,468 48,220 48,357 48,619 48,728 48,768 48,561 48,983 48,937 49,608 50,290 50,084

Employment-population ratio

73.0 72.5 72.2 72.7 73.0 72.7 72.4 72.3 72.6 72.4 72.3 72.5 72.3

Unemployed

1,642 1,700 1,700 1,645 1,587 1,638 1,572 1,600 1,465 1,534 1,614 1,482 1,466

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.2 2.9 3.0 3.2 2.9 2.8

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.

 

Last Modified Date: February 06, 2015