Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
July
2018
June
2019
July
2019
July
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,047 10,181 9,812 10,205 10,142 9,996 9,915 10,025 9,975

Participation rate

46.1 46.1 46.3 46.9 46.1 45.3 44.6 45.4 47.1

Employed

9,573 9,713 9,358 9,691 9,548 9,460 9,383 9,489 9,466

Employment-population ratio

44.0 44.0 44.2 44.5 43.4 42.8 42.2 43.0 44.7

Unemployed

474 467 455 514 594 536 533 536 509

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.6 4.6 5.0 5.9 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.1

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,368 35,906 36,303 36,511 35,983 35,901 35,781 36,120 36,286

Participation rate

57.6 57.5 57.5 57.8 57.9 57.9 57.4 57.8 57.5

Employed

34,900 34,586 35,005 35,041 34,654 34,662 34,522 34,715 34,982

Employment-population ratio

55.3 55.4 55.5 55.5 55.8 55.9 55.4 55.6 55.4

Unemployed

1,468 1,319 1,297 1,470 1,329 1,239 1,259 1,404 1,304

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.7 3.6 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.9 3.6

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,533 37,216 37,213 37,502 37,268 37,290 37,614 37,200 37,222

Participation rate

65.4 64.7 65.0 65.3 65.2 64.6 65.3 64.7 65.0

Employed

36,305 36,109 35,982 36,306 36,012 36,141 36,569 36,069 36,028

Employment-population ratio

63.2 62.8 62.8 63.2 63.0 62.6 63.5 62.7 62.9

Unemployed

1,229 1,107 1,230 1,196 1,256 1,149 1,045 1,132 1,194

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.0 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.2

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

56,771 58,066 58,303 57,041 58,593 58,381 58,217 58,510 58,664

Participation rate

73.2 73.3 73.0 73.6 73.7 73.9 73.8 73.8 73.4

Employed

55,330 56,780 56,844 55,776 57,409 57,179 56,980 57,275 57,399

Employment-population ratio

71.4 71.7 71.1 71.9 72.2 72.3 72.2 72.3 71.8

Unemployed

1,441 1,286 1,459 1,266 1,184 1,202 1,237 1,235 1,265

Unemployment rate

2.5 2.2 2.5 2.2 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.2

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

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: August 02, 2019