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)
June
2013
June
2014
June
2013
June
2014
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
June
2013
June
2014
June
2013
June
2014
June
2013
June
2014
June
2013
June
2014

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

11,414 10,673 36,324 36,137 36,943 37,290 22,306 22,610 14,637 14,680 49,086 50,047

Participation rate

45.5 44.3 59.1 57.9 67.4 67.2 64.6 64.7 72.3 71.4 75.1 74.7

Employed

10,312 9,795 33,681 34,130 34,561 35,393 20,735 21,356 13,826 14,037 47,163 48,364

Employment-population ratio

41.1 40.6 54.8 54.7 63.1 63.8 60.0 61.1 68.3 68.3 72.1 72.1

Unemployed

1,102 878 2,643 2,007 2,382 1,896 1,571 1,254 811 643 1,923 1,683

Unemployment rate

9.7 8.2 7.3 5.6 6.4 5.1 7.0 5.5 5.5 4.4 3.9 3.4

Men

Civilian labor force

7,427 6,838 20,724 20,848 18,344 18,743 11,551 11,813 6,793 6,930 25,161 25,507

Participation rate

58.6 57.0 69.1 67.8 74.1 74.0 71.8 71.9 78.3 77.8 79.9 79.6

Employed

6,840 6,323 19,206 19,695 17,278 17,833 10,810 11,195 6,467 6,637 24,200 24,707

Employment-population ratio

54.0 52.8 64.1 64.0 69.8 70.4 67.2 68.1 74.6 74.5 76.8 77.1

Unemployed

587 515 1,518 1,153 1,067 911 741 618 326 293 961 800

Unemployment rate

7.9 7.5 7.3 5.5 5.8 4.9 6.4 5.2 4.8 4.2 3.8 3.1

Women

Civilian labor force

3,986 3,835 15,600 15,289 18,599 18,547 10,755 10,796 7,844 7,750 23,924 24,540

Participation rate

32.2 31.6 49.6 48.3 61.9 61.6 58.2 58.4 67.7 66.6 70.6 70.1

Employed

3,472 3,472 14,475 14,435 17,283 17,561 9,925 10,161 7,359 7,400 22,962 23,657

Employment-population ratio

28.0 28.6 46.0 45.6 57.5 58.3 53.7 55.0 63.5 63.6 67.7 67.6

Unemployed

514 363 1,125 854 1,315 986 830 636 485 350 962 884

Unemployment rate

12.9 9.5 7.2 5.6 7.1 5.3 7.7 5.9 6.2 4.5 4.0 3.6

White

Civilian labor force

9,047 8,554 28,809 28,541 29,322 29,395 17,423 17,426 11,898 11,969 39,444 40,085

Participation rate

46.7 46.1 58.7 57.3 66.6 66.3 63.4 63.3 71.9 71.4 74.5 74.3

Employed

8,346 7,938 26,924 27,202 27,649 28,069 16,326 16,583 11,323 11,486 37,955 38,816

Employment-population ratio

43.1 42.8 54.9 54.6 62.8 63.4 59.4 60.2 68.5 68.5 71.7 71.9

Unemployed

701 616 1,884 1,339 1,672 1,326 1,097 843 575 483 1,490 1,269

Unemployment rate

7.7 7.2 6.5 4.7 5.7 4.5 6.3 4.8 4.8 4.0 3.8 3.2

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,406 1,201 4,974 5,156 4,983 5,272 3,341 3,544 1,641 1,728 4,259 4,295

Participation rate

39.1 35.5 59.3 59.9 71.2 71.6 70.3 71.6 73.1 71.4 79.3 78.3

Employed

1,115 997 4,355 4,614 4,460 4,824 2,988 3,211 1,472 1,613 4,024 4,097

Employment-population ratio

31.0 29.5 51.9 53.6 63.7 65.5 62.9 64.9 65.6 66.7 74.9 74.7

Unemployed

290 204 619 542 523 447 353 333 170 114 235 197

Unemployment rate

20.7 17.0 12.4 10.5 10.5 8.5 10.6 9.4 10.3 6.6 5.5 4.6

Asian

Civilian labor force

517 493 1,434 1,336 1,418 1,351 776 777 643 574 4,432 4,618

Participation rate

44.1 38.5 65.4 59.5 70.1 70.2 66.0 65.8 75.9 77.0 75.3 73.4

Employed

476 462 1,378 1,299 1,360 1,295 729 745 631 550 4,294 4,441

Employment-population ratio

40.5 36.0 62.9 57.8 67.2 67.3 62.0 63.1 74.4 73.8 72.9 70.6

Unemployed

42 32 56 38 59 56 47 32 12 24 138 176

Unemployment rate

8.0 6.4 3.9 2.8 4.1 4.1 6.0 4.1 1.9 4.2 3.1 3.8

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,885 5,699 6,405 6,362 4,529 4,965 2,906 3,318 1,623 1,647 3,517 3,925

Participation rate

61.2 60.0 71.2 69.8 73.3 75.6 72.7 76.2 74.4 74.5 79.0 80.5

Employed

5,463 5,319 5,895 6,031 4,183 4,683 2,676 3,123 1,507 1,559 3,334 3,715

Employment-population ratio

56.8 56.0 65.5 66.2 67.7 71.3 66.9 71.7 69.0 70.6 74.9 76.2

Unemployed

421 380 510 330 346 282 230 194 116 88 184 209

Unemployment rate

7.2 6.7 8.0 5.2 7.6 5.7 7.9 5.9 7.2 5.3 5.2 5.3

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: July 03, 2014