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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
Aug.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Aug.
2021
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug.
2022

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

9,188 8,739 8,623 9,185 9,207 9,194 9,210 8,924 8,646

Participation rate

45.9 45.3 45.2 45.9 44.4 44.0 44.7 46.2 45.4

Employed

8,542 8,248 8,153 8,469 8,713 8,719 8,680 8,398 8,110

Employment-population ratio

42.7 42.7 42.8 42.3 42.0 41.8 42.2 43.5 42.5

Unemployed

646 491 469 716 494 475 530 526 536

Unemployment rate

7.0 5.6 5.4 7.8 5.4 5.2 5.8 5.9 6.2

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,571 35,154 35,903 35,409 36,464 36,118 35,985 35,386 35,798

Participation rate

55.7 55.8 56.6 55.4 56.8 56.8 56.8 56.1 56.4

Employed

33,473 33,890 34,354 33,337 35,064 34,760 34,679 34,113 34,284

Employment-population ratio

52.4 53.8 54.1 52.2 54.6 54.7 54.8 54.1 54.0

Unemployed

2,098 1,264 1,549 2,072 1,401 1,358 1,305 1,273 1,514

Unemployment rate

5.9 3.6 4.3 5.9 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6 4.2

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

35,502 35,489 35,262 35,757 35,540 35,787 35,707 35,575 35,586

Participation rate

63.0 62.4 62.4 63.5 63.4 63.5 62.6 62.6 63.0

Employed

33,611 34,416 34,147 34,000 34,445 34,565 34,585 34,563 34,538

Employment-population ratio

59.7 60.5 60.5 60.4 61.4 61.3 60.6 60.8 61.2

Unemployed

1,890 1,072 1,115 1,757 1,095 1,222 1,122 1,012 1,048

Unemployment rate

5.3 3.0 3.2 4.9 3.1 3.4 3.1 2.8 2.9

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

60,321 62,997 63,343 60,736 61,705 62,295 62,098 63,380 63,701

Participation rate

71.7 72.5 72.6 72.2 72.9 73.3 73.1 73.0 73.1

Employed

58,441 61,521 61,949 59,074 60,459 61,078 60,800 62,094 62,519

Employment-population ratio

69.5 70.8 71.0 70.2 71.5 71.9 71.6 71.5 71.7

Unemployed

1,880 1,476 1,394 1,662 1,247 1,217 1,297 1,286 1,182

Unemployment rate

3.1 2.3 2.2 2.7 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.9

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.

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2022