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

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,604 10,683 36,210 36,258 37,494 37,671 22,337 22,520 15,157 15,151 49,607 50,601

Participation rate

44.1 44.7 58.3 58.1 67.4 67.2 64.6 64.7 71.9 71.1 75.4 74.8

Employed

9,525 9,896 33,759 34,315 35,105 35,836 20,841 21,322 14,264 14,514 47,780 49,109

Employment-population ratio

39.6 41.4 54.3 55.0 63.1 63.9 60.3 61.3 67.7 68.2 72.7 72.6

Unemployed

1,079 787 2,451 1,943 2,389 1,836 1,496 1,198 893 638 1,826 1,493

Unemployment rate

10.2 7.4 6.8 5.4 6.4 4.9 6.7 5.3 5.9 4.2 3.7 2.9

Men

Civilian labor force

6,750 6,930 20,652 20,782 18,792 18,910 11,844 11,954 6,949 6,956 25,229 25,475

Participation rate

57.0 58.0 68.2 67.9 73.4 73.0 71.5 71.3 77.0 76.1 79.8 79.2

Employed

6,094 6,524 19,229 19,704 17,608 18,047 11,048 11,368 6,560 6,679 24,369 24,770

Employment-population ratio

51.4 54.6 63.5 64.4 68.8 69.7 66.7 67.8 72.7 73.0 77.0 77.0

Unemployed

656 406 1,423 1,078 1,185 862 796 585 389 277 861 705

Unemployment rate

9.7 5.9 6.9 5.2 6.3 4.6 6.7 4.9 5.6 4.0 3.4 2.8

Women

Civilian labor force

3,854 3,752 15,558 15,476 18,702 18,762 10,493 10,567 8,208 8,195 24,377 25,126

Participation rate

31.6 31.3 48.8 48.7 62.2 62.2 58.3 58.6 68.1 67.4 71.4 70.9

Employed

3,431 3,372 14,530 14,611 17,497 17,788 9,793 9,953 7,704 7,835 23,411 24,339

Employment-population ratio

28.2 28.2 45.6 46.0 58.2 58.9 54.4 55.2 63.9 64.5 68.6 68.6

Unemployed

423 381 1,028 865 1,205 973 700 613 505 360 966 788

Unemployment rate

11.0 10.1 6.6 5.6 6.4 5.2 6.7 5.8 6.1 4.4 4.0 3.1

White

Civilian labor force

8,439 8,412 28,925 28,715 29,799 29,829 17,531 17,569 12,268 12,261 39,481 40,258

Participation rate

45.2 45.9 57.9 57.6 66.7 66.5 63.9 64.1 71.3 70.3 75.0 74.2

Employed

7,683 7,930 27,241 27,430 28,127 28,619 16,498 16,816 11,629 11,803 38,198 39,208

Employment-population ratio

41.2 43.2 54.5 55.1 63.0 63.8 60.1 61.4 67.5 67.7 72.5 72.3

Unemployed

756 483 1,684 1,285 1,672 1,211 1,033 753 639 458 1,283 1,050

Unemployment rate

9.0 5.7 5.8 4.5 5.6 4.1 5.9 4.3 5.2 3.7 3.3 2.6

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,262 1,268 4,951 5,036 5,117 5,365 3,246 3,409 1,872 1,957 4,337 4,332

Participation rate

38.8 37.3 58.6 59.6 69.7 70.2 67.1 67.6 74.8 75.3 79.2 78.3

Employed

1,026 1,067 4,370 4,570 4,613 4,895 2,919 3,076 1,694 1,819 4,022 4,118

Employment-population ratio

31.5 31.4 51.7 54.1 62.8 64.1 60.3 61.0 67.7 70.0 73.5 74.5

Unemployed

236 201 581 466 504 471 326 333 178 137 315 213

Unemployment rate

18.7 15.8 11.7 9.2 9.8 8.8 10.1 9.8 9.5 7.0 7.3 4.9

Asian

Civilian labor force

463 490 1,302 1,373 1,264 1,234 710 728 553 506 4,682 4,823

Participation rate

39.9 41.6 62.2 58.8 68.6 66.0 64.7 62.4 74.4 72.1 75.2 75.7

Employed

422 442 1,229 1,298 1,192 1,186 673 698 519 488 4,517 4,632

Employment-population ratio

36.4 37.5 58.7 55.6 64.7 63.4 61.3 59.8 69.8 69.5 72.5 72.7

Unemployed

41 48 73 75 72 48 37 30 35 18 165 192

Unemployment rate

8.8 9.9 5.6 5.5 5.7 3.9 5.3 4.2 6.2 3.5 3.5 4.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,764 5,705 6,248 6,444 4,690 5,052 2,956 3,270 1,735 1,782 3,693 4,014

Participation rate

60.9 59.2 69.4 70.9 73.4 76.5 71.7 75.6 76.5 78.2 78.9 80.0

Employed

5,299 5,388 5,743 6,078 4,337 4,773 2,698 3,085 1,639 1,688 3,515 3,876

Employment-population ratio

56.0 55.9 63.8 66.9 67.9 72.3 65.5 71.3 72.3 74.1 75.1 77.3

Unemployed

466 317 505 366 353 279 258 185 95 94 178 138

Unemployment rate

8.1 5.6 8.1 5.7 7.5 5.5 8.7 5.7 5.5 5.3 4.8 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: 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: November 07, 2014