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

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,294 10,250 10,517 10,205 10,310 10,204 10,268 10,191 10,283 10,065 10,267 10,142 9,996

Participation rate

46.0 45.2 46.0 46.9 46.3 46.1 47.8 46.7 46.1 45.2 47.0 46.1 45.3

Employed

9,692 9,691 9,932 9,691 9,722 9,635 9,658 9,619 9,683 9,489 9,720 9,548 9,460

Employment-population ratio

43.3 42.7 43.4 44.5 43.7 43.5 44.9 44.0 43.4 42.6 44.5 43.4 42.8

Unemployed

602 559 585 514 588 569 610 572 600 576 548 594 536

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.5 5.6 5.0 5.7 5.6 5.9 5.6 5.8 5.7 5.3 5.9 5.4


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,487 35,771 36,108 36,511 36,132 36,213 36,103 35,901 36,154 36,301 36,230 35,983 35,901

Participation rate

56.9 57.3 58.0 57.8 57.3 57.5 57.6 57.6 58.1 58.5 58.2 57.9 57.9

Employed

33,975 34,376 34,612 35,041 34,718 34,856 34,650 34,631 34,776 34,937 34,863 34,654 34,662

Employment-population ratio

54.5 55.1 55.6 55.5 55.1 55.3 55.3 55.6 55.9 56.3 56.0 55.8 55.9

Unemployed

1,512 1,395 1,496 1,470 1,414 1,357 1,454 1,271 1,377 1,363 1,367 1,329 1,239

Unemployment rate

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


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,880 37,852 37,793 37,502 37,296 37,390 37,531 37,471 37,175 37,339 37,213 37,268 37,290

Participation rate

65.3 65.6 65.2 65.3 65.6 65.2 65.2 65.3 65.7 65.5 65.3 65.2 64.6

Employed

36,578 36,630 36,538 36,306 35,977 36,200 36,392 36,293 35,954 36,071 36,040 36,012 36,141

Employment-population ratio

63.1 63.5 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.5 63.2 63.3 63.0 62.6

Unemployed

1,302 1,223 1,255 1,196 1,320 1,189 1,139 1,178 1,222 1,268 1,173 1,256 1,149

Unemployment rate

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


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

56,795 56,786 56,635 57,041 57,686 57,294 57,968 58,451 58,701 58,472 58,497 58,593 58,381

Participation rate

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

Employed

55,616 55,645 55,323 55,776 56,508 56,167 56,782 57,150 57,442 57,078 57,220 57,409 57,179

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,179 1,141 1,311 1,266 1,178 1,127 1,186 1,301 1,260 1,395 1,277 1,184 1,202

Unemployment rate

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

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: May 03, 2019