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 2018 2019
Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,263 10,246 10,294 10,250 10,517 10,205 10,310 10,204 10,268 10,191 10,283 10,065 10,267

Participation rate

46.8 45.8 46.0 45.2 46.0 46.9 46.3 46.1 47.8 46.7 46.1 45.2 47.0

Employed

9,683 9,676 9,692 9,691 9,932 9,691 9,722 9,635 9,658 9,619 9,683 9,489 9,720

Employment-population ratio

44.2 43.2 43.3 42.7 43.4 44.5 43.7 43.5 44.9 44.0 43.4 42.6 44.5

Unemployed

580 570 602 559 585 514 588 569 610 572 600 576 548

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.6 5.8 5.5 5.6 5.0 5.7 5.6 5.9 5.6 5.8 5.7 5.3


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,068 35,848 35,487 35,771 36,108 36,511 36,132 36,213 36,103 35,901 36,154 36,301 36,230

Participation rate

57.5 57.1 56.9 57.3 58.0 57.8 57.3 57.5 57.6 57.6 58.1 58.5 58.2

Employed

34,468 34,305 33,975 34,376 34,612 35,041 34,718 34,856 34,650 34,631 34,776 34,937 34,863

Employment-population ratio

55.0 54.6 54.5 55.1 55.6 55.5 55.1 55.3 55.3 55.6 55.9 56.3 56.0

Unemployed

1,600 1,543 1,512 1,395 1,496 1,470 1,414 1,357 1,454 1,271 1,377 1,363 1,367

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.3 4.3 3.9 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.7 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.8


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,615 37,617 37,880 37,852 37,793 37,502 37,296 37,390 37,531 37,471 37,175 37,339 37,213

Participation rate

65.6 65.6 65.3 65.6 65.2 65.3 65.6 65.2 65.2 65.3 65.7 65.5 65.3

Employed

36,307 36,285 36,578 36,630 36,538 36,306 35,977 36,200 36,392 36,293 35,954 36,071 36,040

Employment-population ratio

63.3 63.3 63.1 63.5 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.5 63.2 63.3

Unemployed

1,308 1,332 1,302 1,223 1,255 1,196 1,320 1,189 1,139 1,178 1,222 1,268 1,173

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.2


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

56,608 56,734 56,795 56,786 56,635 57,041 57,686 57,294 57,968 58,451 58,701 58,472 58,497

Participation rate

73.6 74.1 74.2 74.1 74.0 73.6 74.1 73.6 73.5 73.8 73.6 74.0 73.5

Employed

55,334 55,500 55,616 55,645 55,323 55,776 56,508 56,167 56,782 57,150 57,442 57,078 57,220

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,273 1,234 1,179 1,141 1,311 1,266 1,178 1,127 1,186 1,301 1,260 1,395 1,277

Unemployment rate

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

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: March 08, 2019