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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.
2021
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022
Nov.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

8,915 9,016 8,944 8,791 8,924 8,646 8,992 9,155 8,905

Participation rate

45.8 46.0 45.8 45.1 46.2 45.4 45.7 46.7 45.6

Employed

8,462 8,534 8,603 8,304 8,398 8,110 8,491 8,577 8,509

Employment-population ratio

43.5 43.5 44.0 42.6 43.5 42.5 43.1 43.7 43.6

Unemployed

452 481 341 487 526 536 501 578 395

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.3 3.8 5.5 5.9 6.2 5.6 6.3 4.4

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,562 35,243 35,227 35,444 35,386 35,798 35,278 35,038 35,170

Participation rate

55.9 56.2 55.8 55.7 56.1 56.4 56.1 55.9 55.7

Employed

33,831 33,915 33,902 33,615 34,113 34,284 33,973 33,656 33,781

Employment-population ratio

53.2 54.1 53.7 52.9 54.1 54.0 54.1 53.7 53.5

Unemployed

1,731 1,328 1,325 1,829 1,273 1,514 1,306 1,382 1,389

Unemployment rate

4.9 3.8 3.8 5.2 3.6 4.2 3.7 3.9 3.9

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

35,605 36,169 36,113 35,417 35,575 35,586 35,544 35,805 35,890

Participation rate

62.9 63.3 63.3 62.6 62.6 63.0 62.7 62.7 62.9

Employed

34,374 35,132 35,029 34,105 34,563 34,538 34,530 34,731 34,748

Employment-population ratio

60.7 61.5 61.4 60.2 60.8 61.2 60.9 60.8 60.9

Unemployed

1,231 1,037 1,084 1,312 1,012 1,048 1,014 1,074 1,142

Unemployment rate

3.5 2.9 3.0 3.7 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.2

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

61,484 63,458 63,142 61,317 63,380 63,701 63,610 63,376 63,053

Participation rate

72.2 72.9 72.6 72.0 73.0 73.1 73.0 72.8 72.5

Employed

60,181 62,292 61,944 59,937 62,094 62,519 62,478 62,156 61,792

Employment-population ratio

70.7 71.6 71.3 70.4 71.5 71.7 71.7 71.4 71.1

Unemployed

1,303 1,166 1,198 1,380 1,286 1,182 1,132 1,220 1,261

Unemployment rate

2.1 1.8 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.9 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: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals for those 25 years and over because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: December 02, 2022