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
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,886 10,168 36,722 36,239 37,252 37,837 22,358 22,810 14,893 15,028 48,831 49,891

Participation rate

45.4 44.2 59.0 57.9 67.1 67.2 64.2 64.7 72.0 71.5 75.0 74.0

Employed

9,723 9,210 33,995 34,050 34,931 35,767 20,811 21,452 14,121 14,314 46,779 48,154

Employment-population ratio

40.5 40.0 54.6 54.4 62.9 63.6 59.8 60.8 68.3 68.1 71.8 71.5

Unemployed

1,163 958 2,727 2,189 2,320 2,070 1,548 1,357 773 713 2,051 1,738

Unemployment rate

10.7 9.4 7.4 6.0 6.2 5.5 6.9 6.0 5.2 4.7 4.2 3.5

Men

Civilian labor force

7,138 6,543 21,074 21,143 18,450 18,839 11,601 11,900 6,849 6,939 25,020 25,425

Participation rate

58.6 56.8 69.1 68.3 73.9 73.7 71.9 71.9 77.6 77.1 79.8 78.8

Employed

6,511 6,037 19,487 19,914 17,406 17,953 10,850 11,308 6,556 6,645 24,038 24,690

Employment-population ratio

53.5 52.4 63.9 64.4 69.7 70.3 67.2 68.3 74.3 73.9 76.6 76.6

Unemployed

627 506 1,587 1,229 1,044 886 751 592 292 294 982 735

Unemployment rate

8.8 7.7 7.5 5.8 5.7 4.7 6.5 5.0 4.3 4.2 3.9 2.9

Women

Civilian labor force

3,748 3,625 15,648 15,096 18,802 18,998 10,757 10,910 8,045 8,088 23,811 24,467

Participation rate

31.8 31.6 49.2 47.7 61.6 61.8 57.6 58.3 67.8 67.3 70.5 69.6

Employed

3,212 3,173 14,508 14,136 17,525 17,814 9,961 10,145 7,565 7,669 22,741 23,464

Employment-population ratio

27.2 27.6 45.6 44.6 57.4 58.0 53.3 54.2 63.8 63.8 67.3 66.8

Unemployed

537 452 1,140 960 1,276 1,185 796 765 480 419 1,070 1,003

Unemployment rate

14.3 12.5 7.3 6.4 6.8 6.2 7.4 7.0 6.0 5.2 4.5 4.1

White

Civilian labor force

8,656 8,099 29,093 28,542 29,638 29,909 17,464 17,611 12,174 12,299 39,216 39,790

Participation rate

46.8 45.8 58.6 57.1 66.3 66.4 62.9 63.4 72.0 71.1 74.4 73.6

Employed

7,869 7,450 27,198 27,115 27,943 28,480 16,369 16,717 11,574 11,763 37,632 38,547

Employment-population ratio

42.6 42.1 54.8 54.3 62.5 63.2 58.9 60.2 68.4 68.0 71.4 71.3

Unemployed

787 649 1,894 1,426 1,696 1,430 1,095 893 601 536 1,584 1,243

Unemployment rate

9.1 8.0 6.5 5.0 5.7 4.8 6.3 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.0 3.1

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,336 1,160 5,102 5,145 4,970 5,426 3,288 3,640 1,683 1,785 4,191 4,358

Participation rate

39.1 36.7 59.6 60.4 70.4 71.4 69.9 70.7 71.5 72.9 78.3 77.8

Employed

1,048 899 4,480 4,566 4,525 4,949 2,972 3,285 1,552 1,664 3,944 4,105

Employment-population ratio

30.6 28.4 52.3 53.6 64.1 65.1 63.2 63.8 65.9 67.9 73.7 73.3

Unemployed

288 261 622 579 446 477 316 356 130 121 247 253

Unemployment rate

21.6 22.5 12.2 11.3 9.0 8.8 9.6 9.8 7.7 6.8 5.9 5.8

Asian

Civilian labor force

478 532 1,389 1,295 1,391 1,288 812 775 579 513 4,449 4,666

Participation rate

39.6 40.2 62.4 58.2 70.6 70.4 68.2 68.1 74.4 74.2 75.8 73.6

Employed

456 518 1,313 1,246 1,316 1,237 748 738 569 498 4,273 4,495

Employment-population ratio

37.9 39.1 59.0 56.0 66.8 67.6 62.8 64.8 73.0 72.1 72.8 70.9

Unemployed

21 14 76 49 75 52 64 37 10 15 176 171

Unemployment rate

4.4 2.7 5.5 3.8 5.4 4.0 7.9 4.8 1.8 2.8 4.0 3.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,723 5,414 6,521 6,605 4,679 4,922 3,007 3,169 1,671 1,754 3,540 3,919

Participation rate

60.9 59.4 70.4 69.3 75.1 75.4 75.3 74.8 74.8 76.7 80.0 79.1

Employed

5,247 5,018 6,022 6,171 4,355 4,656 2,780 3,026 1,575 1,630 3,301 3,780

Employment-population ratio

55.8 55.1 65.0 64.8 69.9 71.4 69.6 71.4 70.5 71.3 74.6 76.3

Unemployed

476 396 499 435 323 266 227 142 96 123 240 139

Unemployment rate

8.3 7.3 7.7 6.6 6.9 5.4 7.6 4.5 5.8 7.0 6.8 3.5

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

NOTE: 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 01, 2014