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
Sept.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,611 10,307 10,273 10,552 10,242 10,508 10,212 10,311 10,189

Participation rate

46.4 46.3 46.4 46.2 45.2 45.9 46.9 46.3 46.0

Employed

9,985 9,790 9,773 9,846 9,688 9,926 9,695 9,728 9,626

Employment-population ratio

43.7 44.0 44.2 43.1 42.7 43.4 44.5 43.7 43.5

Unemployed

626 516 499 706 554 582 517 583 563

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.0 4.9 6.7 5.4 5.5 5.1 5.7 5.5

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,147 36,344 36,540 35,916 35,702 36,050 36,534 36,121 36,224

Participation rate

57.8 57.6 58.0 57.4 57.2 57.9 57.9 57.3 57.5

Employed

34,676 34,919 35,268 34,377 34,306 34,549 35,056 34,699 34,873

Employment-population ratio

55.4 55.4 56.0 55.0 54.9 55.5 55.5 55.0 55.3

Unemployed

1,471 1,425 1,272 1,539 1,395 1,501 1,478 1,422 1,351

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.9 3.5 4.3 3.9 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.7

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,583 36,930 37,364 37,540 37,921 37,863 37,531 37,300 37,423

Participation rate

65.9 64.9 65.2 65.9 65.7 65.3 65.4 65.6 65.3

Employed

36,249 35,552 36,204 36,189 36,694 36,602 36,340 35,987 36,239

Employment-population ratio

63.6 62.5 63.1 63.5 63.6 63.2 63.3 63.3 63.2

Unemployed

1,333 1,378 1,160 1,351 1,228 1,261 1,191 1,313 1,184

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.7 3.1 3.6 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.2

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

55,711 57,237 57,279 55,621 56,739 56,613 56,940 57,638 57,258

Participation rate

74.2 73.5 73.6 74.1 74.1 74.0 73.4 74.0 73.6

Employed

54,464 55,906 56,160 54,378 55,593 55,296 55,672 56,452 56,124

Employment-population ratio

72.6 71.8 72.2 72.5 72.6 72.2 71.8 72.5 72.1

Unemployed

1,247 1,331 1,120 1,242 1,147 1,317 1,268 1,186 1,134

Unemployment rate

2.2 2.3 2.0 2.2 2.0 2.3 2.2 2.1 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: October 05, 2018