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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
July
2021
June
2022
July
2022
July
2021
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

9,046 9,389 8,739 9,252 9,097 9,207 9,194 9,210 8,924

Participation rate

45.7 45.6 45.3 46.7 45.6 44.4 44.0 44.7 46.2

Employed

8,214 8,917 8,248 8,380 8,627 8,713 8,719 8,680 8,398

Employment-population ratio

41.5 43.3 42.7 42.3 43.2 42.0 41.8 42.2 43.5

Unemployed

832 472 491 872 470 494 475 530 526

Unemployment rate

9.2 5.0 5.6 9.4 5.2 5.4 5.2 5.8 5.9

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

34,895 35,612 35,154 35,026 36,847 36,464 36,118 35,985 35,386

Participation rate

55.2 56.3 55.8 55.4 56.8 56.8 56.8 56.8 56.1

Employed

32,721 34,366 33,890 32,855 35,368 35,064 34,760 34,679 34,113

Employment-population ratio

51.7 54.3 53.8 51.9 54.5 54.6 54.7 54.8 54.1

Unemployed

2,175 1,247 1,264 2,171 1,479 1,401 1,358 1,305 1,273

Unemployment rate

6.2 3.5 3.6 6.2 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

35,827 35,757 35,489 35,865 35,555 35,540 35,787 35,707 35,575

Participation rate

62.9 62.7 62.4 62.9 63.4 63.4 63.5 62.6 62.6

Employed

33,955 34,639 34,416 34,124 34,480 34,445 34,565 34,585 34,563

Employment-population ratio

59.6 60.7 60.5 59.9 61.5 61.4 61.3 60.6 60.8

Unemployed

1,872 1,118 1,072 1,741 1,075 1,095 1,222 1,122 1,012

Unemployment rate

5.2 3.1 3.0 4.9 3.0 3.1 3.4 3.1 2.8

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

60,526 61,540 62,997 60,997 61,597 61,705 62,295 62,098 63,380

Participation rate

71.9 72.4 72.5 72.5 72.8 72.9 73.3 73.1 73.0

Employed

58,438 60,166 61,521 59,092 60,386 60,459 61,078 60,800 62,094

Employment-population ratio

69.4 70.8 70.8 70.2 71.4 71.5 71.9 71.6 71.5

Unemployed

2,089 1,374 1,476 1,906 1,211 1,247 1,217 1,297 1,286

Unemployment rate

3.5 2.2 2.3 3.1 2.0 2.0 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: 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: August 05, 2022