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

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,773 10,756 10,488 10,551 10,630 10,789 10,803 10,657 10,587 10,483 10,533 10,229 10,139

Participation rate

46.2 46.0 44.6 45.4 46.9 46.4 45.6 45.3 45.1 45.0 45.3 46.1 45.1

Employed

9,977 9,945 9,734 9,761 9,957 10,006 9,881 9,872 9,753 9,660 9,725 9,424 9,450

Employment-population ratio

42.8 42.6 41.4 42.0 44.0 43.0 41.7 42.0 41.5 41.4 41.8 42.5 42.1

Unemployed

797 811 754 790 673 783 922 784 834 823 808 806 689

Unemployment rate

7.4 7.5 7.2 7.5 6.3 7.3 8.5 7.4 7.9 7.9 7.7 7.9 6.8


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,655 35,620 35,609 35,274 35,614 35,796 35,720 35,871 35,833 35,661 35,443 35,853 36,092

Participation rate

57.5 57.4 57.3 57.2 57.2 57.1 57.4 57.8 57.7 57.7 57.9 57.9 57.8

Employed

33,738 33,702 33,800 33,486 33,818 33,984 33,877 33,912 34,068 33,860 33,580 34,078 34,315

Employment-population ratio

54.4 54.3 54.4 54.3 54.3 54.2 54.4 54.6 54.9 54.8 54.9 55.0 54.9

Unemployed

1,918 1,918 1,809 1,787 1,797 1,812 1,843 1,959 1,765 1,801 1,863 1,776 1,778

Unemployment rate

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


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,891 37,783 37,801 37,879 37,854 37,612 37,963 38,119 38,189 38,244 38,007 37,754 37,851

Participation rate

66.2 66.0 66.2 66.1 66.3 66.6 67.2 66.4 66.4 66.1 65.7 65.8 66.1

Employed

36,323 36,223 36,347 36,299 36,254 36,023 36,378 36,666 36,702 36,773 36,563 36,245 36,454

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,568 1,559 1,454 1,580 1,600 1,589 1,584 1,453 1,486 1,472 1,444 1,509 1,397

Unemployment rate

4.1 4.1 3.8 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.7


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

53,489 53,337 53,402 54,069 54,058 54,053 54,310 54,064 53,899 54,032 54,271 54,804 54,653

Participation rate

74.6 74.3 74.3 74.3 73.9 74.1 74.2 74.1 73.7 73.6 73.8 73.5 73.9

Employed

52,078 52,037 52,100 52,690 52,699 52,600 52,942 52,683 52,656 52,699 52,925 53,498 53,308

Employment-population ratio

72.6 72.5 72.5 72.4 72.0 72.1 72.3 72.2 72.0 71.7 72.0 71.8 72.0

Unemployed

1,411 1,300 1,303 1,379 1,359 1,453 1,367 1,380 1,243 1,333 1,346 1,306 1,345

Unemployment rate

2.6 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.4 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: April 07, 2017