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 2013 2014
Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,240 10,960 11,205 11,136 10,890 10,945 10,867 10,721 10,898 10,748 11,004 11,154 11,199

Participation rate

45.9 44.6 44.8 44.4 45.4 45.4 44.5 44.6 44.5 43.7 44.5 46.2 45.9

Employed

9,989 9,696 9,972 9,948 9,700 9,712 9,739 9,563 9,741 9,699 9,953 10,056 10,128

Employment-population ratio

40.8 39.5 39.9 39.7 40.5 40.3 39.9 39.8 39.7 39.4 40.2 41.7 41.5

Unemployed

1,251 1,264 1,232 1,188 1,190 1,232 1,128 1,158 1,157 1,049 1,051 1,098 1,071

Unemployment rate

11.1 11.5 11.0 10.7 10.9 11.3 10.4 10.8 10.6 9.8 9.6 9.8 9.6


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,182 36,252 36,287 36,408 36,721 36,607 36,589 36,311 35,895 36,242 35,924 36,108 36,392

Participation rate

58.7 58.8 59.0 59.3 59.0 59.0 58.9 58.4 58.2 58.0 58.1 58.5 58.8

Employed

33,417 33,551 33,612 33,651 33,945 33,857 33,834 33,665 33,277 33,677 33,593 33,792 34,106

Employment-population ratio

54.2 54.4 54.6 54.8 54.5 54.6 54.5 54.2 53.9 53.9 54.3 54.7 55.1

Unemployed

2,765 2,702 2,676 2,757 2,776 2,750 2,756 2,646 2,618 2,565 2,331 2,316 2,286

Unemployment rate

7.6 7.5 7.4 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.3 7.3 7.1 6.5 6.4 6.3


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,270 37,338 37,371 37,338 37,304 37,409 37,277 37,201 37,244 37,021 36,992 37,169 37,158

Participation rate

68.2 68.3 68.3 68.1 67.2 67.0 67.1 66.8 67.5 67.6 67.3 66.9 67.1

Employed

34,900 34,971 34,950 34,981 35,057 35,114 35,007 34,852 34,872 34,750 34,758 34,876 34,904

Employment-population ratio

63.9 64.0 63.9 63.8 63.2 62.9 63.1 62.6 63.2 63.4 63.3 62.8 63.0

Unemployed

2,370 2,367 2,421 2,356 2,247 2,295 2,270 2,350 2,372 2,272 2,234 2,293 2,254

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.3 6.5 6.3 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.3 6.4 6.1 6.0 6.2 6.1


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

49,218 49,445 49,414 49,391 49,137 49,091 49,195 49,329 49,929 49,759 50,427 50,240 49,908

Participation rate

75.3 75.5 75.7 75.5 75.4 75.4 75.3 75.0 75.2 75.3 75.7 75.2 74.7

Employed

47,353 47,529 47,536 47,486 47,272 47,394 47,395 47,467 48,246 48,134 48,797 48,543 48,198

Employment-population ratio

72.5 72.6 72.8 72.6 72.6 72.8 72.6 72.2 72.7 72.8 73.2 72.6 72.2

Unemployed

1,865 1,916 1,878 1,904 1,865 1,696 1,800 1,863 1,683 1,625 1,629 1,697 1,711

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.4

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: April 04, 2014