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)
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

11,137 11,150 36,090 36,214 37,193 37,065 22,490 22,478 14,702 14,587 49,560 50,257

Participation rate

45.5 45.7 58.5 58.5 68.1 67.0 65.5 64.5 72.4 71.2 75.8 75.2

Employed

9,803 10,011 33,088 33,759 34,813 34,812 20,882 20,937 13,931 13,875 47,723 48,570

Employment-population ratio

40.0 41.0 53.7 54.5 63.7 62.9 60.8 60.1 68.6 67.7 73.0 72.7

Unemployed

1,334 1,139 3,003 2,455 2,380 2,253 1,608 1,541 772 712 1,837 1,687

Unemployment rate

12.0 10.2 8.3 6.8 6.4 6.1 7.1 6.9 5.2 4.9 3.7 3.4

Men

Civilian labor force

7,060 7,177 20,446 20,748 18,478 18,484 11,729 11,773 6,749 6,710 25,475 25,305

Participation rate

58.0 58.3 68.5 68.2 74.2 73.3 72.4 71.3 77.7 77.2 80.4 79.3

Employed

6,270 6,529 18,630 19,259 17,318 17,363 10,908 11,003 6,410 6,359 24,519 24,461

Employment-population ratio

51.5 53.1 62.4 63.3 69.6 68.9 67.3 66.6 73.8 73.2 77.4 76.7

Unemployed

790 649 1,816 1,489 1,160 1,121 821 770 339 351 957 844

Unemployment rate

11.2 9.0 8.9 7.2 6.3 6.1 7.0 6.5 5.0 5.2 3.8 3.3

Women

Civilian labor force

4,077 3,973 15,644 15,466 18,715 18,582 10,761 10,705 7,953 7,877 24,084 24,952

Participation rate

33.1 32.8 49.2 49.1 62.9 61.6 59.3 58.4 68.5 66.7 71.5 71.5

Employed

3,534 3,482 14,457 14,499 17,494 17,449 9,974 9,933 7,520 7,516 23,204 24,109

Employment-population ratio

28.7 28.8 45.5 46.0 58.8 57.9 55.0 54.1 64.8 63.7 68.9 69.1

Unemployed

544 490 1,187 967 1,220 1,132 787 771 433 361 880 843

Unemployment rate

13.3 12.3 7.6 6.2 6.5 6.1 7.3 7.2 5.4 4.6 3.7 3.4

White

Civilian labor force

8,726 8,713 28,938 28,825 29,354 29,355 17,383 17,409 11,971 11,946 39,848 40,082

Participation rate

46.4 46.6 58.2 58.1 67.2 66.3 64.1 63.2 72.2 71.3 75.4 74.6

Employed

7,768 7,908 26,752 27,147 27,694 27,768 16,308 16,377 11,386 11,391 38,454 38,836

Employment-population ratio

41.3 42.3 53.8 54.7 63.4 62.7 60.1 59.5 68.7 68.0 72.7 72.3

Unemployed

958 806 2,186 1,678 1,660 1,586 1,075 1,032 584 554 1,393 1,246

Unemployment rate

11.0 9.2 7.6 5.8 5.7 5.4 6.2 5.9 4.9 4.6 3.5 3.1

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,403 1,431 4,826 4,933 5,243 5,146 3,545 3,451 1,698 1,695 4,160 4,338

Participation rate

38.4 40.5 59.3 59.8 72.5 69.0 72.1 68.2 73.3 70.7 79.4 78.9

Employed

1,133 1,194 4,224 4,312 4,753 4,643 3,177 3,073 1,576 1,570 3,907 4,125

Employment-population ratio

31.0 33.8 51.9 52.2 65.7 62.3 64.6 60.8 68.1 65.5 74.6 75.0

Unemployed

270 237 602 621 490 503 369 378 121 125 253 213

Unemployment rate

19.3 16.5 12.5 12.6 9.3 9.8 10.4 11.0 7.2 7.4 6.1 4.9

Asian

Civilian labor force

528 538 1,266 1,411 1,324 1,344 738 785 586 558 4,567 4,744

Participation rate

46.7 44.3 58.6 61.5 70.7 69.8 68.8 68.9 73.3 71.2 76.0 75.9

Employed

480 491 1,191 1,345 1,239 1,272 676 729 563 543 4,417 4,566

Employment-population ratio

42.4 40.4 55.2 58.7 66.2 66.1 62.9 63.9 70.5 69.2 73.6 73.0

Unemployed

48 47 75 65 85 72 63 56 23 16 150 178

Unemployment rate

9.0 8.8 5.9 4.6 6.4 5.3 8.5 7.1 3.9 2.8 3.3 3.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,909 6,047 6,048 6,064 4,543 4,795 2,992 3,064 1,551 1,731 3,661 3,876

Participation rate

60.9 60.4 68.4 68.8 75.7 76.8 75.0 76.1 77.1 78.1 81.3 80.9

Employed

5,290 5,548 5,547 5,681 4,260 4,445 2,794 2,807 1,466 1,639 3,466 3,679

Employment-population ratio

54.5 55.4 62.7 64.5 71.0 71.2 70.0 69.7 72.9 74.0 77.0 76.8

Unemployed

619 499 501 383 283 350 199 257 84 92 195 197

Unemployment rate

10.5 8.2 8.3 6.3 6.2 7.3 6.6 8.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.1

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: April 04, 2014