HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-17. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Sex, race, and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity
Less than a
high school
diploma
High school
graduates,
no college(1)
Some college or associate degree Bachelor's
degree
and higher(2)
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,168 10,622 36,239 35,088 37,837 37,731 22,810 22,875 15,028 14,857 49,891 51,924

Participation rate

44.2 45.3 57.9 57.0 67.2 66.2 64.7 63.9 71.5 70.0 74.0 73.9

Employed

9,210 9,750 34,050 33,149 35,767 36,044 21,452 21,749 14,314 14,294 48,154 50,446

Employment-population ratio

40.0 41.6 54.4 53.9 63.6 63.2 60.8 60.8 68.1 67.4 71.5 71.8

Unemployed

958 872 2,189 1,939 2,070 1,688 1,357 1,125 713 562 1,738 1,477

Unemployment rate

9.4 8.2 6.0 5.5 5.5 4.5 6.0 4.9 4.7 3.8 3.5 2.8

Men

Civilian labor force

6,543 6,918 21,143 20,057 18,839 19,214 11,900 12,169 6,939 7,045 25,425 26,631

Participation rate

56.8 58.3 68.3 67.0 73.7 73.7 71.9 72.3 77.1 76.3 78.8 78.7

Employed

6,037 6,473 19,914 19,074 17,953 18,385 11,308 11,599 6,645 6,785 24,690 26,016

Employment-population ratio

52.4 54.6 64.4 63.7 70.3 70.5 68.3 68.9 73.9 73.5 76.6 76.9

Unemployed

506 445 1,229 983 886 829 592 570 294 259 735 615

Unemployment rate

7.7 6.4 5.8 4.9 4.7 4.3 5.0 4.7 4.2 3.7 2.9 2.3

Women

Civilian labor force

3,625 3,704 15,096 15,030 18,998 18,518 10,910 10,706 8,088 7,812 24,467 25,293

Participation rate

31.6 32.0 47.7 47.5 61.8 59.9 58.3 56.5 67.3 65.1 69.6 69.4

Employed

3,173 3,277 14,136 14,075 17,814 17,659 10,145 10,150 7,669 7,509 23,464 24,430

Employment-population ratio

27.6 28.3 44.6 44.5 58.0 57.1 54.2 53.6 63.8 62.6 66.8 67.0

Unemployed

452 428 960 955 1,185 859 765 556 419 303 1,003 863

Unemployment rate

12.5 11.5 6.4 6.4 6.2 4.6 7.0 5.2 5.2 3.9 4.1 3.4

White

Civilian labor force

8,099 8,563 28,542 27,445 29,909 29,803 17,611 17,991 12,299 11,812 39,790 41,121

Participation rate

45.8 46.9 57.1 56.4 66.4 65.4 63.4 63.2 71.1 69.0 73.6 73.5

Employed

7,450 7,954 27,115 26,193 28,480 28,598 16,717 17,181 11,763 11,417 38,547 39,955

Employment-population ratio

42.1 43.6 54.3 53.8 63.2 62.8 60.2 60.4 68.0 66.7 71.3 71.4

Unemployed

649 609 1,426 1,252 1,430 1,206 893 810 536 395 1,243 1,166

Unemployment rate

8.0 7.1 5.0 4.6 4.8 4.0 5.1 4.5 4.4 3.3 3.1 2.8

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,160 1,118 5,145 5,211 5,426 5,445 3,640 3,431 1,785 2,013 4,358 4,427

Participation rate

36.7 36.0 60.4 59.8 71.4 69.6 70.7 66.9 72.9 74.6 77.8 75.8

Employed

899 927 4,566 4,674 4,949 5,113 3,285 3,196 1,664 1,918 4,105 4,290

Employment-population ratio

28.4 29.9 53.6 53.6 65.1 65.3 63.8 62.4 67.9 71.0 73.3 73.5

Unemployed

261 191 579 537 477 331 356 235 121 96 253 137

Unemployment rate

22.5 17.1 11.3 10.3 8.8 6.1 9.8 6.9 6.8 4.8 5.8 3.1

Asian

Civilian labor force

532 489 1,295 1,292 1,288 1,286 775 757 513 529 4,666 5,157

Participation rate

40.2 41.1 58.2 54.4 70.4 70.4 68.1 67.2 74.2 75.5 73.6 73.7

Employed

518 473 1,246 1,227 1,237 1,222 738 723 498 499 4,495 5,018

Employment-population ratio

39.1 39.7 56.0 51.7 67.6 66.9 64.8 64.2 72.1 71.2 70.9 71.7

Unemployed

14 16 49 65 52 64 37 34 15 30 171 139

Unemployment rate

2.7 3.3 3.8 5.0 4.0 5.0 4.8 4.5 2.8 5.7 3.7 2.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,414 5,785 6,605 6,630 4,922 5,131 3,169 3,309 1,754 1,823 3,919 4,060

Participation rate

59.4 58.9 69.3 70.2 75.4 74.6 74.8 74.4 76.7 75.0 79.1 79.6

Employed

5,018 5,384 6,171 6,221 4,656 4,851 3,026 3,105 1,630 1,746 3,780 3,896

Employment-population ratio

55.1 54.9 64.8 65.8 71.4 70.5 71.4 69.8 71.3 71.9 76.3 76.4

Unemployed

396 402 435 409 266 280 142 203 123 77 139 164

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.9 6.6 6.2 5.4 5.5 4.5 6.1 7.0 4.2 3.5 4.0

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor`s, master`s, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: August 07, 2015