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)
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,409 10,403 35,495 35,451 37,977 37,485 22,596 22,212 15,382 15,272 53,720 55,465

Participation rate

46.0 46.5 57.0 57.4 66.5 65.4 64.3 63.3 70.1 68.7 73.4 73.4

Employed

9,756 9,695 33,698 33,852 36,319 36,033 21,503 21,312 14,816 14,721 52,209 54,000

Employment-population ratio

43.1 43.4 54.1 54.8 63.6 62.9 61.2 60.8 67.5 66.2 71.4 71.5

Unemployed

653 708 1,798 1,599 1,658 1,451 1,093 900 566 551 1,511 1,465

Unemployment rate

6.3 6.8 5.1 4.5 4.4 3.9 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.6

Men

Civilian labor force

6,705 6,590 20,680 20,837 19,194 18,985 11,866 11,812 7,328 7,174 27,458 27,816

Participation rate

58.8 59.9 67.4 67.6 73.7 71.7 71.9 70.1 76.8 74.5 78.3 77.8

Employed

6,332 6,183 19,667 19,937 18,391 18,387 11,340 11,400 7,051 6,987 26,794 27,205

Employment-population ratio

55.5 56.2 64.1 64.7 70.6 69.4 68.8 67.6 73.9 72.5 76.4 76.1

Unemployed

373 407 1,013 900 803 599 526 411 277 187 664 612

Unemployment rate

5.6 6.2 4.9 4.3 4.2 3.2 4.4 3.5 3.8 2.6 2.4 2.2

Women

Civilian labor force

3,703 3,813 14,816 14,614 18,783 18,499 10,730 10,401 8,053 8,098 26,262 27,649

Participation rate

32.9 33.6 46.9 47.2 60.5 60.0 57.5 57.1 64.9 64.3 68.9 69.5

Employed

3,423 3,512 14,031 13,915 17,928 17,647 10,163 9,912 7,765 7,734 25,415 26,795

Employment-population ratio

30.4 30.9 44.4 45.0 57.7 57.3 54.5 54.4 62.6 61.4 66.7 67.4

Unemployed

280 301 785 699 855 853 567 489 288 364 847 853

Unemployment rate

7.6 7.9 5.3 4.8 4.6 4.6 5.3 4.7 3.6 4.5 3.2 3.1

White

Civilian labor force

8,217 8,149 27,824 27,419 29,808 29,300 17,381 17,103 12,426 12,197 42,267 43,755

Participation rate

47.4 48.1 56.5 56.6 65.8 64.6 63.2 62.4 69.9 68.0 72.8 72.7

Employed

7,771 7,698 26,603 26,368 28,658 28,251 16,653 16,480 12,006 11,771 41,127 42,681

Employment-population ratio

44.8 45.4 54.0 54.4 63.3 62.3 60.6 60.1 67.5 65.6 70.8 70.9

Unemployed

446 451 1,221 1,051 1,149 1,049 729 623 421 425 1,139 1,074

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.5 4.4 3.8 3.9 3.6 4.2 3.6 3.4 3.5 2.7 2.5

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,190 1,158 5,148 5,312 5,430 5,414 3,514 3,436 1,916 1,978 4,837 5,211

Participation rate

37.7 36.9 58.9 59.8 69.1 69.1 67.1 67.1 72.9 72.7 76.8 78.3

Employed

1,049 1,008 4,692 4,892 5,097 5,113 3,273 3,207 1,824 1,906 4,666 5,012

Employment-population ratio

33.3 32.1 53.7 55.1 64.8 65.2 62.5 62.6 69.5 70.1 74.1 75.3

Unemployed

140 150 456 420 333 301 242 230 91 71 171 199

Unemployment rate

11.8 12.9 8.9 7.9 6.1 5.6 6.9 6.7 4.8 3.6 3.5 3.8

Asian

Civilian labor force

539 572 1,446 1,525 1,419 1,322 874 776 546 546 5,378 5,400

Participation rate

42.6 43.0 58.2 60.4 68.9 66.6 70.8 66.2 65.9 67.1 74.8 74.6

Employed

510 523 1,406 1,479 1,334 1,269 817 752 518 516 5,231 5,254

Employment-population ratio

40.3 39.3 56.5 58.6 64.8 63.9 66.2 64.2 62.6 63.4 72.8 72.6

Unemployed

28 49 40 46 85 54 57 24 28 30 147 146

Unemployment rate

5.3 8.6 2.8 3.0 6.0 4.1 6.5 3.1 5.1 5.5 2.7 2.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,754 5,834 6,757 6,735 5,212 5,498 3,314 3,287 1,898 2,211 4,482 4,776

Participation rate

59.1 59.8 69.2 68.7 73.2 74.2 73.0 73.1 73.5 75.8 79.7 80.9

Employed

5,483 5,543 6,472 6,454 4,971 5,250 3,175 3,160 1,797 2,090 4,301 4,610

Employment-population ratio

56.4 56.8 66.3 65.8 69.8 70.8 70.0 70.3 69.6 71.6 76.5 78.1

Unemployed

271 291 285 281 241 248 140 127 101 121 181 165

Unemployment rate

4.7 5.0 4.2 4.2 4.6 4.5 4.2 3.9 5.3 5.5 4.0 3.5

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

NOTE: 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: August 04, 2017