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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-17. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Sex, race, and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity
Less than a
high school
diploma
High school
graduates,
no college(1)
Some college or associate degree Bachelor's
degree
and higher(2)
June
2019
June
2020
June
2019
June
2020
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
June
2019
June
2020
June
2019
June
2020
June
2019
June
2020
June
2019
June
2020

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,181 8,537 35,906 33,324 37,216 36,615 21,261 21,097 15,956 15,518 58,066 61,339

Participation rate

46.1 43.9 57.5 54.8 64.7 63.8 61.6 61.7 69.3 66.8 73.3 72.1

Employed

9,713 7,218 34,586 29,355 36,109 32,643 20,602 18,614 15,507 14,029 56,780 57,043

Employment-population ratio

44.0 37.1 55.4 48.3 62.8 56.9 59.7 54.4 67.3 60.4 71.7 67.1

Unemployed

467 1,319 1,319 3,969 1,107 3,972 659 2,483 448 1,489 1,286 4,296

Unemployment rate

4.6 15.4 3.7 11.9 3.0 10.8 3.1 11.8 2.8 9.6 2.2 7.0

Men

Civilian labor force

6,527 5,342 21,076 20,259 19,024 18,955 11,251 11,512 7,773 7,444 29,039 30,230

Participation rate

59.1 54.2 67.0 65.8 71.5 70.1 68.9 68.2 75.7 73.1 78.1 76.8

Employed

6,269 4,627 20,338 18,021 18,551 17,056 10,979 10,262 7,572 6,794 28,482 28,302

Employment-population ratio

56.8 47.0 64.6 58.5 69.7 63.0 67.2 60.8 73.8 66.8 76.6 71.9

Unemployed

258 715 738 2,239 473 1,899 272 1,250 201 650 557 1,928

Unemployment rate

3.9 13.4 3.5 11.0 2.5 10.0 2.4 10.9 2.6 8.7 1.9 6.4

Women

Civilian labor force

3,654 3,195 14,829 13,065 18,193 17,659 10,009 9,585 8,183 8,074 29,027 31,109

Participation rate

33.1 33.2 47.9 43.5 58.8 58.2 55.1 55.4 64.1 61.9 69.0 68.1

Employed

3,444 2,592 14,248 11,334 17,558 15,586 9,623 8,352 7,935 7,235 28,298 28,741

Employment-population ratio

31.2 27.0 46.0 37.8 56.8 51.3 53.0 48.2 62.1 55.5 67.3 62.9

Unemployed

210 603 581 1,731 634 2,073 387 1,233 248 839 730 2,367

Unemployment rate

5.7 18.9 3.9 13.2 3.5 11.7 3.9 12.9 3.0 10.4 2.5 7.6

White

Civilian labor force

8,078 6,705 27,938 25,957 28,792 28,418 16,290 15,889 12,502 12,530 45,015 47,604

Participation rate

48.2 46.0 57.1 54.9 63.7 63.0 60.5 60.4 68.2 66.6 72.5 71.3

Employed

7,746 5,804 27,049 23,265 28,027 25,613 15,853 14,195 12,173 11,418 43,997 44,420

Employment-population ratio

46.2 39.8 55.3 49.2 62.0 56.7 58.9 53.9 66.4 60.7 70.8 66.6

Unemployed

332 900 889 2,693 765 2,805 436 1,694 329 1,111 1,018 3,184

Unemployment rate

4.1 13.4 3.2 10.4 2.7 9.9 2.7 10.7 2.6 8.9 2.3 6.7

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,155 1,038 5,283 4,996 5,582 5,556 3,336 3,611 2,245 1,945 5,468 5,705

Participation rate

37.2 35.1 58.7 54.8 68.0 68.0 64.5 66.9 74.0 70.3 76.7 75.3

Employed

1,051 836 4,949 4,171 5,347 4,764 3,185 3,054 2,162 1,710 5,339 5,195

Employment-population ratio

33.8 28.3 55.0 45.7 65.2 58.3 61.6 56.6 71.3 61.8 74.9 68.5

Unemployed

104 202 335 825 235 792 152 557 83 235 128 510

Unemployment rate

9.0 19.5 6.3 16.5 4.2 14.3 4.6 15.4 3.7 12.1 2.3 8.9

Asian

Civilian labor force

507 457 1,385 1,257 1,469 1,176 773 677 696 499 6,221 6,380

Participation rate

40.1 40.7 55.4 50.6 69.7 60.0 68.9 62.9 70.7 56.4 75.0 73.7

Employed

494 294 1,366 919 1,419 1,016 739 585 680 431 6,114 5,890

Employment-population ratio

39.1 26.2 54.6 37.0 67.4 51.8 65.8 54.3 69.2 48.7 73.7 68.0

Unemployed

13 163 19 337 50 161 34 93 15 68 108 491

Unemployment rate

2.6 35.6 1.3 26.8 3.4 13.7 4.5 13.7 2.2 13.6 1.7 7.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,963 4,841 7,383 7,176 5,593 5,935 3,510 3,560 2,083 2,375 5,136 6,128

Participation rate

58.7 54.9 69.9 67.8 75.8 73.9 75.3 71.9 76.5 77.0 77.8 77.5

Employed

5,744 4,117 7,173 6,243 5,397 5,150 3,402 3,058 1,995 2,092 4,972 5,569

Employment-population ratio

56.5 46.7 67.9 59.0 73.1 64.1 73.0 61.7 73.2 67.9 75.3 70.5

Unemployed

218 725 210 933 196 785 108 502 88 283 165 560

Unemployment rate

3.7 15.0 2.8 13.0 3.5 13.2 3.1 14.1 4.2 11.9 3.2 9.1

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor`s, master`s, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: July 02, 2020