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

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,277 10,263 10,246 10,294 10,250 10,517 10,205 10,310 10,204 10,268 10,191 10,283 10,065

Participation rate

44.8 46.8 45.8 46.0 45.2 46.0 46.9 46.3 46.1 47.8 46.7 46.1 45.2

Employed

9,716 9,683 9,676 9,692 9,691 9,932 9,691 9,722 9,635 9,658 9,619 9,683 9,489

Employment-population ratio

42.3 44.2 43.2 43.3 42.7 43.4 44.5 43.7 43.5 44.9 44.0 43.4 42.6

Unemployed

561 580 570 602 559 585 514 588 569 610 572 600 576

Unemployment rate

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


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,757 36,068 35,848 35,487 35,771 36,108 36,511 36,132 36,213 36,103 35,901 36,154 36,301

Participation rate

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

Employed

34,170 34,468 34,305 33,975 34,376 34,612 35,041 34,718 34,856 34,650 34,631 34,776 34,937

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,587 1,600 1,543 1,512 1,395 1,496 1,470 1,414 1,357 1,454 1,271 1,377 1,363

Unemployment rate

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


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,882 37,615 37,617 37,880 37,852 37,793 37,502 37,296 37,390 37,531 37,471 37,175 37,339

Participation rate

66.0 65.6 65.6 65.3 65.6 65.2 65.3 65.6 65.2 65.2 65.3 65.7 65.5

Employed

36,596 36,307 36,285 36,578 36,630 36,538 36,306 35,977 36,200 36,392 36,293 35,954 36,071

Employment-population ratio

63.8 63.3 63.3 63.1 63.5 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.5 63.2

Unemployed

1,286 1,308 1,332 1,302 1,223 1,255 1,196 1,320 1,189 1,139 1,178 1,222 1,268

Unemployment rate

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


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

55,909 56,608 56,734 56,795 56,786 56,635 57,041 57,686 57,294 57,968 58,451 58,701 58,472

Participation rate

73.4 73.6 74.1 74.2 74.1 74.0 73.6 74.1 73.6 73.5 73.8 73.6 74.0

Employed

54,705 55,334 55,500 55,616 55,645 55,323 55,776 56,508 56,167 56,782 57,150 57,442 57,078

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,204 1,273 1,234 1,179 1,141 1,311 1,266 1,178 1,127 1,186 1,301 1,260 1,395

Unemployment rate

2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.3 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.1 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: February 01, 2019