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
2016
June
2017
July
2017
July
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,409 10,446 10,403 10,630 10,139 10,041 10,299 10,304 10,570

Participation rate

46.0 45.9 46.5 46.9 45.1 44.7 45.1 45.3 47.3

Employed

9,756 9,843 9,695 9,957 9,450 9,385 9,671 9,649 9,842

Employment-population ratio

43.1 43.3 43.4 44.0 42.1 41.8 42.3 42.4 44.0

Unemployed

653 603 708 673 689 656 628 655 728

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.8 6.8 6.3 6.8 6.5 6.1 6.4 6.9

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,495 35,647 35,451 35,614 36,092 36,032 35,909 35,850 35,648

Participation rate

57.0 57.5 57.4 57.2 57.8 57.7 57.6 57.8 57.7

Employed

33,698 34,110 33,852 33,818 34,315 34,374 34,211 34,196 34,038

Employment-population ratio

54.1 55.0 54.8 54.3 54.9 55.1 54.9 55.2 55.1

Unemployed

1,798 1,536 1,599 1,797 1,778 1,658 1,697 1,653 1,610

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.3 4.5 5.0 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.5

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,977 37,513 37,485 37,854 37,851 37,850 37,433 37,579 37,475

Participation rate

66.5 65.5 65.4 66.3 66.1 65.8 65.9 65.6 65.4

Employed

36,319 36,127 36,033 36,254 36,454 36,465 35,941 36,150 36,077

Employment-population ratio

63.6 63.1 62.9 63.5 63.7 63.4 63.3 63.1 63.0

Unemployed

1,658 1,386 1,451 1,600 1,397 1,385 1,492 1,429 1,397

Unemployment rate

4.4 3.7 3.9 4.2 3.7 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

53,720 55,012 55,465 54,058 54,653 54,764 55,039 55,283 55,696

Participation rate

73.4 73.6 73.4 73.9 73.9 74.0 73.8 73.9 73.7

Employed

52,209 53,676 54,000 52,699 53,308 53,426 53,760 53,982 54,378

Employment-population ratio

71.4 71.8 71.5 72.0 72.0 72.2 72.1 72.2 72.0

Unemployed

1,511 1,336 1,465 1,359 1,345 1,338 1,278 1,302 1,318

Unemployment rate

2.8 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.4

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

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

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Last Modified Date: August 04, 2017