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

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,901 10,627 36,336 36,291 37,701 37,865 22,502 22,807 15,199 15,058 48,944 49,836

Participation rate

45.2 44.8 58.6 58.1 67.5 67.4 64.6 64.9 72.4 71.5 75.1 74.2

Employed

9,753 9,712 33,680 34,100 35,343 35,802 20,996 21,445 14,347 14,357 47,097 48,062

Employment-population ratio

40.5 41.0 54.3 54.6 63.3 63.7 60.2 61.1 68.4 68.2 72.3 71.6

Unemployed

1,148 914 2,656 2,191 2,358 2,063 1,506 1,362 852 701 1,847 1,774

Unemployment rate

10.5 8.6 7.3 6.0 6.3 5.4 6.7 6.0 5.6 4.7 3.8 3.6

Men

Civilian labor force

7,036 6,878 20,855 21,006 18,641 18,813 11,626 11,848 7,015 6,964 25,045 25,428

Participation rate

58.3 57.5 68.6 68.4 73.8 73.7 71.8 72.1 77.4 76.6 79.7 79.0

Employed

6,386 6,385 19,279 19,780 17,544 17,896 10,892 11,225 6,652 6,672 24,159 24,635

Employment-population ratio

52.9 53.3 63.4 64.4 69.5 70.1 67.3 68.3 73.4 73.4 76.9 76.6

Unemployed

650 492 1,576 1,225 1,097 917 734 624 363 293 886 793

Unemployment rate

9.2 7.2 7.6 5.8 5.9 4.9 6.3 5.3 5.2 4.2 3.5 3.1

Women

Civilian labor force

3,865 3,749 15,481 15,285 19,060 19,052 10,876 10,959 8,184 8,093 23,899 24,408

Participation rate

32.1 31.9 48.9 48.1 62.3 62.2 58.3 58.7 68.6 67.6 70.9 69.8

Employed

3,367 3,327 14,401 14,319 17,799 17,905 10,104 10,220 7,695 7,685 22,938 23,426

Employment-population ratio

28.0 28.3 45.5 45.0 58.2 58.4 54.1 54.7 64.5 64.2 68.0 67.0

Unemployed

498 422 1,080 966 1,261 1,147 772 739 489 408 961 982

Unemployment rate

12.9 11.3 7.0 6.3 6.6 6.0 7.1 6.7 6.0 5.0 4.0 4.0

White

Civilian labor force

8,795 8,489 28,907 28,818 29,899 29,875 17,564 17,672 12,335 12,203 39,168 39,615

Participation rate

46.9 46.4 58.3 57.6 66.7 66.5 63.6 63.9 71.7 70.8 74.6 73.7

Employed

8,017 7,843 27,088 27,351 28,272 28,491 16,533 16,797 11,738 11,693 37,762 38,373

Employment-population ratio

42.8 42.9 54.7 54.7 63.1 63.5 59.8 60.7 68.2 67.9 71.9 71.4

Unemployed

778 646 1,819 1,468 1,627 1,384 1,031 874 596 510 1,406 1,242

Unemployment rate

8.8 7.6 6.3 5.1 5.4 4.6 5.9 4.9 4.8 4.2 3.6 3.1

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,248 1,226 4,993 5,013 5,135 5,398 3,352 3,518 1,783 1,879 4,123 4,329

Participation rate

37.8 36.5 58.1 59.5 70.9 71.3 68.7 69.6 75.5 74.8 77.8 77.7

Employed

973 1,037 4,359 4,447 4,602 4,885 3,002 3,142 1,600 1,743 3,898 4,019

Employment-population ratio

29.4 30.8 50.7 52.8 63.6 64.5 61.5 62.1 67.7 69.4 73.6 72.2

Unemployed

275 189 635 565 534 513 350 376 184 137 225 309

Unemployment rate

22.1 15.4 12.7 11.3 10.4 9.5 10.4 10.7 10.3 7.3 5.5 7.1

Asian

Civilian labor force

419 483 1,343 1,266 1,365 1,347 798 812 567 534 4,588 4,762

Participation rate

36.8 39.7 63.0 57.7 70.6 71.2 67.1 69.6 76.0 73.9 76.2 74.4

Employed

398 456 1,268 1,216 1,292 1,295 751 772 541 524 4,423 4,587

Employment-population ratio

34.9 37.5 59.5 55.4 66.8 68.5 63.2 66.1 72.5 72.4 73.5 71.7

Unemployed

21 27 75 50 73 51 47 41 27 11 165 175

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.6 5.6 3.9 5.4 3.8 5.9 5.0 4.7 2.0 3.6 3.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,681 5,500 6,366 6,635 4,739 4,872 2,995 3,136 1,743 1,737 3,562 3,936

Participation rate

59.9 59.8 69.4 69.3 75.4 75.2 74.4 74.1 77.2 77.3 80.0 79.6

Employed

5,217 5,108 5,842 6,197 4,394 4,606 2,777 2,961 1,618 1,645 3,399 3,765

Employment-population ratio

55.0 55.6 63.6 64.7 70.0 71.1 69.0 70.0 71.7 73.2 76.3 76.1

Unemployed

464 392 524 437 344 266 219 174 125 92 163 171

Unemployment rate

8.2 7.1 8.2 6.6 7.3 5.5 7.3 5.6 7.2 5.3 4.6 4.4

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: September 05, 2014