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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
Nov.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,254 9,588 9,778 10,191 9,975 10,032 9,929 9,786 9,748

Participation rate

47.0 46.3 46.6 46.7 47.1 47.1 46.0 47.2 46.5

Employed

9,700 9,137 9,279 9,619 9,466 9,490 9,448 9,242 9,231

Employment-population ratio

44.4 44.1 44.2 44.0 44.7 44.6 43.7 44.6 44.0

Unemployed

554 452 498 572 509 542 480 544 517

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.7 5.1 5.6 5.1 5.4 4.8 5.6 5.3

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,967 36,439 36,238 35,901 36,286 36,318 36,313 36,270 36,202

Participation rate

57.7 58.0 58.1 57.6 57.5 57.3 57.8 57.8 58.0

Employed

34,764 35,160 34,977 34,631 34,982 35,023 35,005 34,941 34,872

Employment-population ratio

55.8 56.0 56.1 55.6 55.4 55.3 55.7 55.7 55.9

Unemployed

1,203 1,279 1,260 1,271 1,304 1,295 1,308 1,328 1,329

Unemployment rate

3.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,649 37,881 37,626 37,471 37,222 37,710 37,452 37,581 37,451

Participation rate

65.6 65.3 65.0 65.3 65.0 65.6 65.1 64.8 64.7

Employed

36,516 36,862 36,572 36,293 36,028 36,549 36,363 36,510 36,354

Employment-population ratio

63.6 63.6 63.2 63.2 62.9 63.6 63.2 63.0 62.8

Unemployed

1,133 1,018 1,054 1,178 1,194 1,161 1,089 1,072 1,097

Unemployment rate

3.0 2.7 2.8 3.1 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.9

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

58,392 59,700 60,112 58,451 58,664 58,800 59,080 59,517 59,932

Participation rate

73.7 74.0 74.2 73.8 73.4 73.9 73.9 73.8 74.0

Employed

57,194 58,520 59,024 57,150 57,399 57,551 57,884 58,274 58,753

Employment-population ratio

72.2 72.6 72.8 72.1 71.8 72.3 72.4 72.3 72.5

Unemployed

1,198 1,180 1,088 1,301 1,265 1,249 1,196 1,243 1,178

Unemployment rate

2.1 2.0 1.8 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.0 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: December 06, 2019