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
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,180 9,903 10,064 10,246 10,191 10,283 10,065 10,267 10,142

Participation rate

45.5 45.4 45.8 45.8 46.7 46.1 45.2 47.0 46.1

Employed

9,519 9,243 9,374 9,676 9,619 9,683 9,489 9,720 9,548

Employment-population ratio

42.5 42.4 42.6 43.2 44.0 43.4 42.6 44.5 43.4

Unemployed

661 660 689 570 572 600 576 548 594

Unemployment rate

6.5 6.7 6.9 5.6 5.6 5.8 5.7 5.3 5.9

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,969 36,153 36,015 35,848 35,901 36,154 36,301 36,230 35,983

Participation rate

57.3 58.1 57.9 57.1 57.6 58.1 58.5 58.2 57.9

Employed

34,290 34,632 34,571 34,305 34,631 34,776 34,937 34,863 34,654

Employment-population ratio

54.6 55.6 55.6 54.6 55.6 55.9 56.3 56.0 55.8

Unemployed

1,679 1,521 1,444 1,543 1,271 1,377 1,363 1,367 1,329

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.2 4.0 4.3 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,550 37,234 37,204 37,617 37,471 37,175 37,339 37,213 37,268

Participation rate

65.5 65.4 65.1 65.6 65.3 65.7 65.5 65.3 65.2

Employed

36,175 35,956 35,895 36,285 36,293 35,954 36,071 36,040 36,012

Employment-population ratio

63.1 63.1 62.8 63.3 63.2 63.5 63.2 63.3 63.0

Unemployed

1,375 1,278 1,309 1,332 1,178 1,222 1,268 1,173 1,256

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.4

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

57,097 59,139 58,984 56,734 58,451 58,701 58,472 58,497 58,593

Participation rate

74.6 74.3 74.2 74.1 73.8 73.6 74.0 73.5 73.7

Employed

55,846 57,860 57,789 55,500 57,150 57,442 57,078 57,220 57,409

Employment-population ratio

73.0 72.7 72.7 72.5 72.1 72.0 72.2 71.9 72.2

Unemployed

1,251 1,279 1,195 1,234 1,301 1,260 1,395 1,277 1,184

Unemployment rate

2.2 2.2 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.2 2.0

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: April 05, 2019