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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
June
2019
May
2020
June
2020
June
2019
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,181 8,450 8,537 10,017 9,710 9,251 8,595 8,212 8,342

Participation rate

46.1 43.1 43.9 45.4 47.8 45.7 42.8 41.9 42.9

Employed

9,713 6,887 7,218 9,482 9,160 8,626 6,774 6,577 6,958

Employment-population ratio

44.0 35.1 37.1 43.0 45.1 42.6 33.7 33.5 35.7

Unemployed

467 1,563 1,319 535 550 625 1,821 1,634 1,385

Unemployment rate

4.6 18.5 15.4 5.3 5.7 6.8 21.2 19.9 16.6

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,906 33,756 33,324 36,167 36,309 35,232 33,252 33,792 33,598

Participation rate

57.5 55.0 54.8 57.9 58.3 57.4 54.6 55.0 55.3

Employed

34,586 28,708 29,355 34,761 34,986 33,687 27,505 28,605 29,519

Employment-population ratio

55.4 46.8 48.3 55.7 56.2 54.9 45.1 46.6 48.6

Unemployed

1,319 5,048 3,969 1,407 1,323 1,545 5,747 5,187 4,079

Unemployment rate

3.7 15.0 11.9 3.9 3.6 4.4 17.3 15.3 12.1

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,216 36,278 36,615 37,234 37,325 37,381 35,860 36,381 36,661

Participation rate

64.7 63.1 63.8 64.7 64.8 64.7 62.5 63.3 63.8

Employed

36,109 31,581 32,643 36,103 36,209 36,013 30,485 31,559 32,662

Employment-population ratio

62.8 54.9 56.9 62.8 62.9 62.3 53.1 54.9 56.9

Unemployed

1,107 4,697 3,972 1,131 1,116 1,368 5,376 4,821 3,999

Unemployment rate

3.0 12.9 10.8 3.0 3.0 3.7 15.0 13.3 10.9

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

58,066 60,269 61,339 58,543 59,894 60,487 60,127 60,442 61,861

Participation rate

73.3 71.7 72.1 73.9 73.1 73.0 71.6 71.9 72.7

Employed

56,780 55,933 57,043 57,308 58,736 59,000 55,084 55,992 57,614

Employment-population ratio

71.7 66.6 67.1 72.3 71.7 71.2 65.6 66.6 67.7

Unemployed

1,286 4,336 4,296 1,235 1,158 1,487 5,043 4,450 4,247

Unemployment rate

2.2 7.2 7.0 2.1 1.9 2.5 8.4 7.4 6.9

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

NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals for those 25 years and over because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: July 02, 2020