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

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,789 10,803 10,657 10,587 10,483 10,533 10,229 10,139 10,041 10,299 10,304 10,570 10,565

Participation rate

46.4 45.6 45.3 45.1 45.0 45.3 46.1 45.1 44.7 45.1 45.3 47.3 46.2

Employed

10,006 9,881 9,872 9,753 9,660 9,725 9,424 9,450 9,385 9,671 9,649 9,842 9,933

Employment-population ratio

43.0 41.7 42.0 41.5 41.4 41.8 42.5 42.1 41.8 42.3 42.4 44.0 43.4

Unemployed

783 922 784 834 823 808 806 689 656 628 655 728 632

Unemployment rate

7.3 8.5 7.4 7.9 7.9 7.7 7.9 6.8 6.5 6.1 6.4 6.9 6.0


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,796 35,720 35,871 35,833 35,661 35,443 35,853 36,092 36,032 35,909 35,850 35,648 35,931

Participation rate

57.1 57.4 57.8 57.7 57.7 57.9 57.9 57.8 57.7 57.6 57.8 57.7 57.6

Employed

33,984 33,877 33,912 34,068 33,860 33,580 34,078 34,315 34,374 34,211 34,196 34,038 34,106

Employment-population ratio

54.2 54.4 54.6 54.9 54.8 54.9 55.0 54.9 55.1 54.9 55.2 55.1 54.7

Unemployed

1,812 1,843 1,959 1,765 1,801 1,863 1,776 1,778 1,658 1,697 1,653 1,610 1,825

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.2 5.5 4.9 5.1 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.5 5.1


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,612 37,963 38,119 38,189 38,244 38,007 37,754 37,851 37,850 37,433 37,579 37,475 37,388

Participation rate

66.6 67.2 66.4 66.4 66.1 65.7 65.8 66.1 65.8 65.9 65.6 65.4 65.9

Employed

36,023 36,378 36,666 36,702 36,773 36,563 36,245 36,454 36,465 35,941 36,150 36,077 35,978

Employment-population ratio

63.8 64.4 63.9 63.8 63.6 63.2 63.2 63.7 63.4 63.3 63.1 63.0 63.4

Unemployed

1,589 1,584 1,453 1,486 1,472 1,444 1,509 1,397 1,385 1,492 1,429 1,397 1,411

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.2 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

54,053 54,310 54,064 53,899 54,032 54,271 54,804 54,653 54,764 55,039 55,283 55,696 55,595

Participation rate

74.1 74.2 74.1 73.7 73.6 73.8 73.5 73.9 74.0 73.8 73.9 73.7 73.9

Employed

52,600 52,942 52,683 52,656 52,699 52,925 53,498 53,308 53,426 53,760 53,982 54,378 54,250

Employment-population ratio

72.1 72.3 72.2 72.0 71.7 72.0 71.8 72.0 72.2 72.1 72.2 72.0 72.1

Unemployed

1,453 1,367 1,380 1,243 1,333 1,346 1,306 1,345 1,338 1,278 1,302 1,318 1,345

Unemployment rate

2.7 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.4 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.

 

Last Modified Date: September 01, 2017