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
June
2016
May
2017
June
2017
June
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,684 10,620 10,446 10,551 10,229 10,139 10,041 10,299 10,304

Participation rate

45.9 46.5 45.9 45.4 46.1 45.1 44.7 45.1 45.3

Employed

9,954 10,038 9,843 9,761 9,424 9,450 9,385 9,671 9,649

Employment-population ratio

42.8 43.9 43.3 42.0 42.5 42.1 41.8 42.3 42.4

Unemployed

730 582 603 790 806 689 656 628 655

Unemployment rate

6.8 5.5 5.8 7.5 7.9 6.8 6.5 6.1 6.4

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,068 36,127 35,647 35,274 35,853 36,092 36,032 35,909 35,850

Participation rate

56.9 57.9 57.5 57.2 57.9 57.8 57.7 57.6 57.8

Employed

33,393 34,535 34,110 33,486 34,078 34,315 34,374 34,211 34,196

Employment-population ratio

54.2 55.4 55.0 54.3 55.0 54.9 55.1 54.9 55.2

Unemployed

1,675 1,592 1,536 1,787 1,776 1,778 1,658 1,697 1,653

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.4 4.3 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.6

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,883 37,187 37,513 37,879 37,754 37,851 37,850 37,433 37,579

Participation rate

66.1 65.4 65.5 66.1 65.8 66.1 65.8 65.9 65.6

Employed

36,349 35,786 36,127 36,299 36,245 36,454 36,465 35,941 36,150

Employment-population ratio

63.4 63.0 63.1 63.4 63.2 63.7 63.4 63.3 63.1

Unemployed

1,534 1,401 1,386 1,580 1,509 1,397 1,385 1,492 1,429

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.8 3.7 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.7 4.0 3.8

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

53,744 55,146 55,012 54,069 54,804 54,653 54,764 55,039 55,283

Participation rate

73.9 74.0 73.6 74.3 73.5 73.9 74.0 73.8 73.9

Employed

52,328 53,978 53,676 52,690 53,498 53,308 53,426 53,760 53,982

Employment-population ratio

71.9 72.4 71.8 72.4 71.8 72.0 72.2 72.1 72.2

Unemployed

1,417 1,168 1,336 1,379 1,306 1,345 1,338 1,278 1,302

Unemployment rate

2.6 2.1 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.3 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: July 07, 2017