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
2017
June
2018
July
2018
July
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,403 10,650 10,047 10,577 10,234 10,285 10,242 10,508 10,212

Participation rate

46.5 46.5 46.1 47.3 45.7 45.9 45.2 45.9 46.9

Employed

9,695 10,134 9,573 9,838 9,666 9,683 9,688 9,926 9,695

Employment-population ratio

43.4 44.3 44.0 44.0 43.2 43.3 42.7 43.4 44.5

Unemployed

708 516 474 739 568 602 554 582 517

Unemployment rate

6.8 4.8 4.7 7.0 5.5 5.9 5.4 5.5 5.1

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,451 35,863 36,368 35,643 35,863 35,468 35,702 36,050 36,534

Participation rate

57.4 57.6 57.6 57.7 57.1 56.9 57.2 57.9 57.9

Employed

33,852 34,466 34,900 34,035 34,305 33,940 34,306 34,549 35,056

Employment-population ratio

54.8 55.4 55.3 55.1 54.6 54.5 54.9 55.5 55.5

Unemployed

1,599 1,397 1,468 1,608 1,559 1,528 1,395 1,501 1,478

Unemployment rate

4.5 3.9 4.0 4.5 4.3 4.3 3.9 4.2 4.0

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,485 37,831 37,533 37,419 37,589 37,944 37,921 37,863 37,531

Participation rate

65.4 65.3 65.4 65.3 65.6 65.5 65.7 65.3 65.4

Employed

36,033 36,604 36,305 36,023 36,241 36,629 36,694 36,602 36,340

Employment-population ratio

62.9 63.2 63.2 62.9 63.2 63.2 63.6 63.2 63.3

Unemployed

1,451 1,227 1,229 1,396 1,348 1,315 1,228 1,261 1,191

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.2 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.3 3.2

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

55,465 56,293 56,771 55,663 56,785 56,794 56,739 56,613 56,940

Participation rate

73.4 73.5 73.2 73.7 74.2 74.2 74.1 74.0 73.4

Employed

54,000 54,929 55,330 54,359 55,534 55,616 55,593 55,296 55,672

Employment-population ratio

71.5 71.8 71.4 72.0 72.6 72.6 72.6 72.2 71.8

Unemployed

1,465 1,364 1,441 1,304 1,252 1,178 1,147 1,317 1,268

Unemployment rate

2.6 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.3 2.2

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 03, 2018