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 2015 2016
Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,854 10,997 10,658 10,773 10,756 10,488 10,551 10,630 10,789 10,803 10,657 10,587 10,483

Participation rate

45.4 45.9 46.2 46.2 46.0 44.6 45.4 46.9 46.4 45.6 45.3 45.1 45.0

Employed

10,128 10,188 9,885 9,977 9,945 9,734 9,761 9,957 10,006 9,881 9,872 9,753 9,660

Employment-population ratio

42.4 42.5 42.8 42.8 42.6 41.4 42.0 44.0 43.0 41.7 42.0 41.5 41.4

Unemployed

726 809 773 797 811 754 790 673 783 922 784 834 823

Unemployment rate

6.7 7.4 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.2 7.5 6.3 7.3 8.5 7.4 7.9 7.9


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

34,819 35,394 35,698 35,655 35,620 35,609 35,274 35,614 35,796 35,720 35,871 35,833 35,661

Participation rate

57.1 57.8 57.6 57.5 57.4 57.3 57.2 57.2 57.1 57.4 57.8 57.7 57.7

Employed

32,890 33,531 33,818 33,738 33,702 33,800 33,486 33,818 33,984 33,877 33,912 34,068 33,860

Employment-population ratio

53.9 54.8 54.6 54.4 54.3 54.4 54.3 54.3 54.2 54.4 54.6 54.9 54.8

Unemployed

1,928 1,863 1,880 1,918 1,918 1,809 1,787 1,797 1,812 1,843 1,959 1,765 1,801

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.5 4.9 5.1


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,799 37,987 37,984 37,891 37,783 37,801 37,879 37,854 37,612 37,963 38,119 38,189 38,244

Participation rate

66.4 66.3 66.5 66.2 66.0 66.2 66.1 66.3 66.6 67.2 66.4 66.4 66.1

Employed

36,220 36,379 36,374 36,323 36,223 36,347 36,299 36,254 36,023 36,378 36,666 36,702 36,773

Employment-population ratio

63.6 63.5 63.7 63.5 63.2 63.6 63.4 63.5 63.8 64.4 63.9 63.8 63.6

Unemployed

1,579 1,608 1,610 1,568 1,559 1,454 1,580 1,600 1,589 1,584 1,453 1,486 1,472

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.8 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.9 3.8


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

53,164 52,733 53,175 53,489 53,337 53,402 54,069 54,058 54,053 54,310 54,064 53,899 54,032

Participation rate

74.1 73.8 73.9 74.6 74.3 74.3 74.3 73.9 74.1 74.2 74.1 73.7 73.6

Employed

51,854 51,409 51,862 52,078 52,037 52,100 52,690 52,699 52,600 52,942 52,683 52,656 52,699

Employment-population ratio

72.3 72.0 72.1 72.6 72.5 72.5 72.4 72.0 72.1 72.3 72.2 72.0 71.7

Unemployed

1,310 1,324 1,313 1,411 1,300 1,303 1,379 1,359 1,453 1,367 1,380 1,243 1,333

Unemployment rate

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

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: January 06, 2017