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 2017 2018
May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,327 10,354 10,577 10,553 10,552 10,328 10,167 10,148 10,274 10,258 10,234 10,285 10,242

Participation rate

45.2 45.5 47.3 46.1 46.2 46.2 45.1 44.8 44.8 46.8 45.7 45.9 45.2

Employed

9,684 9,677 9,838 9,903 9,846 9,699 9,639 9,507 9,715 9,673 9,666 9,683 9,688

Employment-population ratio

42.4 42.6 44.0 43.3 43.1 43.4 42.7 42.0 42.3 44.1 43.2 43.3 42.7

Unemployed

643 677 739 649 706 629 528 641 559 584 568 602 554

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.5 7.0 6.2 6.7 6.1 5.2 6.3 5.4 5.7 5.5 5.9 5.4


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,982 35,911 35,643 35,908 35,916 35,572 36,014 35,927 35,735 36,092 35,863 35,468 35,702

Participation rate

57.7 57.9 57.7 57.6 57.4 56.9 57.5 57.8 57.5 57.5 57.1 56.9 57.2

Employed

34,296 34,256 34,035 34,116 34,377 34,050 34,463 34,425 34,134 34,487 34,305 33,940 34,306

Employment-population ratio

55.0 55.3 55.1 54.7 55.0 54.4 55.1 55.4 54.9 55.0 54.6 54.5 54.9

Unemployed

1,685 1,654 1,608 1,792 1,539 1,522 1,551 1,503 1,601 1,604 1,559 1,528 1,395

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.6 4.5 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.9


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,425 37,567 37,419 37,247 37,540 37,761 37,955 37,906 37,863 37,573 37,589 37,944 37,921

Participation rate

65.9 65.6 65.3 65.6 65.9 65.8 66.2 66.2 66.0 65.5 65.6 65.5 65.7

Employed

35,929 36,141 36,023 35,845 36,189 36,385 36,579 36,534 36,566 36,248 36,241 36,629 36,694

Employment-population ratio

63.2 63.1 62.9 63.1 63.5 63.4 63.8 63.8 63.7 63.2 63.2 63.2 63.6

Unemployed

1,496 1,426 1,396 1,402 1,351 1,376 1,376 1,372 1,297 1,325 1,348 1,315 1,228

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.2


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

55,089 55,245 55,663 55,576 55,621 55,612 55,501 55,852 55,922 56,669 56,785 56,794 56,739

Participation rate

73.9 73.9 73.7 73.9 74.1 73.8 73.6 73.5 73.4 73.7 74.2 74.2 74.1

Employed

53,812 53,947 54,359 54,247 54,378 54,477 54,348 54,653 54,720 55,386 55,534 55,616 55,593

Employment-population ratio

72.2 72.2 72.0 72.1 72.5 72.3 72.1 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.6 72.6 72.6

Unemployed

1,277 1,298 1,304 1,329 1,242 1,135 1,153 1,200 1,202 1,283 1,252 1,178 1,147

Unemployment rate

2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.2 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.2 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.

 

Last Modified Date: June 01, 2018