HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-5. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment 2016 2017
Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,587 10,483 10,533 10,229 10,139 10,041 10,299 10,304 10,570 10,565 10,575 10,302 10,197

Participation rate

45.1 45.0 45.3 46.1 45.1 44.7 45.1 45.3 47.3 46.2 46.3 46.1 45.2

Employed

9,753 9,660 9,725 9,424 9,450 9,385 9,671 9,649 9,842 9,933 9,891 9,717 9,670

Employment-population ratio

41.5 41.4 41.8 42.5 42.1 41.8 42.3 42.4 44.0 43.4 43.3 43.5 42.9

Unemployed

834 823 808 806 689 656 628 655 728 632 684 585 526

Unemployment rate

7.9 7.9 7.7 7.9 6.8 6.5 6.1 6.4 6.9 6.0 6.5 5.7 5.2


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,833 35,661 35,443 35,853 36,092 36,032 35,909 35,850 35,648 35,931 35,904 35,586 35,982

Participation rate

57.7 57.7 57.9 57.9 57.8 57.7 57.6 57.8 57.7 57.6 57.4 56.9 57.5

Employed

34,068 33,860 33,580 34,078 34,315 34,374 34,211 34,196 34,038 34,106 34,367 34,062 34,433

Employment-population ratio

54.9 54.8 54.9 55.0 54.9 55.1 54.9 55.2 55.1 54.7 54.9 54.5 55.0

Unemployed

1,765 1,801 1,863 1,776 1,778 1,658 1,697 1,653 1,610 1,825 1,537 1,523 1,548

Unemployment rate

4.9 5.1 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.5 5.1 4.3 4.3 4.3


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

38,189 38,244 38,007 37,754 37,851 37,850 37,433 37,579 37,475 37,388 37,659 37,785 37,922

Participation rate

66.4 66.1 65.7 65.8 66.1 65.8 65.9 65.6 65.4 65.9 66.1 65.8 66.1

Employed

36,702 36,773 36,563 36,245 36,454 36,465 35,941 36,150 36,077 35,978 36,306 36,402 36,539

Employment-population ratio

63.8 63.6 63.2 63.2 63.7 63.4 63.3 63.1 63.0 63.4 63.7 63.4 63.7

Unemployed

1,486 1,472 1,444 1,509 1,397 1,385 1,492 1,429 1,397 1,411 1,353 1,383 1,382

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.6


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

53,899 54,032 54,271 54,804 54,653 54,764 55,039 55,283 55,696 55,595 55,655 55,587 55,470

Participation rate

73.7 73.6 73.8 73.5 73.9 74.0 73.8 73.9 73.7 73.9 74.2 73.7 73.6

Employed

52,656 52,699 52,925 53,498 53,308 53,426 53,760 53,982 54,378 54,250 54,395 54,453 54,323

Employment-population ratio

72.0 71.7 72.0 71.8 72.0 72.2 72.1 72.2 72.0 72.1 72.5 72.2 72.0

Unemployed

1,243 1,333 1,346 1,306 1,345 1,338 1,278 1,302 1,318 1,345 1,260 1,134 1,147

Unemployment rate

2.3 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.0 2.1

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.

 

Last Modified Date: December 08, 2017