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
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,403 10,047 35,451 36,368 37,485 37,533 22,212 21,625 15,272 15,908 55,465 56,771

Participation rate

46.5 46.1 57.4 57.6 65.4 65.4 63.3 63.2 68.7 68.6 73.4 73.2

Employed

9,695 9,573 33,852 34,900 36,033 36,305 21,312 20,820 14,721 15,484 54,000 55,330

Employment-population ratio

43.4 44.0 54.8 55.3 62.9 63.2 60.8 60.8 66.2 66.8 71.5 71.4

Unemployed

708 474 1,599 1,468 1,451 1,229 900 804 551 424 1,465 1,441

Unemployment rate

6.8 4.7 4.5 4.0 3.9 3.3 4.1 3.7 3.6 2.7 2.6 2.5

Men

Civilian labor force

6,590 6,498 20,837 21,312 18,985 18,981 11,812 11,349 7,174 7,633 27,816 28,615

Participation rate

59.9 59.3 67.6 67.7 71.7 71.6 70.1 69.6 74.5 74.8 77.8 78.1

Employed

6,183 6,242 19,937 20,563 18,387 18,472 11,400 11,018 6,987 7,453 27,205 28,001

Employment-population ratio

56.2 57.0 64.7 65.4 69.4 69.7 67.6 67.6 72.5 73.0 76.1 76.4

Unemployed

407 256 900 750 599 510 411 330 187 179 612 614

Unemployment rate

6.2 3.9 4.3 3.5 3.2 2.7 3.5 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.1

Women

Civilian labor force

3,813 3,549 14,614 15,055 18,499 18,552 10,401 10,276 8,098 8,276 27,649 28,155

Participation rate

33.6 32.8 47.2 47.5 60.0 60.0 57.1 57.3 64.3 63.8 69.5 68.9

Employed

3,512 3,331 13,915 14,337 17,647 17,833 9,912 9,802 7,734 8,031 26,795 27,328

Employment-population ratio

30.9 30.8 45.0 45.3 57.3 57.7 54.4 54.7 61.4 61.9 67.4 66.8

Unemployed

301 218 699 718 853 719 489 474 364 245 853 827

Unemployment rate

7.9 6.1 4.8 4.8 4.6 3.9 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.0 3.1 2.9

White

Civilian labor force

8,149 7,824 27,419 28,138 29,300 29,226 17,103 16,681 12,197 12,545 43,755 44,230

Participation rate

48.1 47.6 56.6 56.8 64.6 64.4 62.4 62.3 68.0 67.6 72.7 72.4

Employed

7,698 7,483 26,368 27,150 28,251 28,425 16,480 16,170 11,771 12,255 42,681 43,100

Employment-population ratio

45.4 45.5 54.4 54.8 62.3 62.7 60.1 60.4 65.6 66.0 70.9 70.6

Unemployed

451 341 1,051 987 1,049 802 623 511 425 290 1,074 1,130

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.6 2.7 3.6 3.1 3.5 2.3 2.5 2.6

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,158 1,157 5,312 5,405 5,414 5,502 3,436 3,356 1,978 2,146 5,211 5,441

Participation rate

36.9 37.7 59.8 60.2 69.1 69.0 67.1 66.3 72.7 73.7 78.3 76.8

Employed

1,008 1,077 4,892 5,043 5,113 5,164 3,207 3,113 1,906 2,050 5,012 5,296

Employment-population ratio

32.1 35.1 55.1 56.2 65.2 64.8 62.6 61.5 70.1 70.4 75.3 74.7

Unemployed

150 79 420 362 301 338 230 242 71 96 199 145

Unemployment rate

12.9 6.9 7.9 6.7 5.6 6.1 6.7 7.2 3.6 4.5 3.8 2.7

Asian

Civilian labor force

572 537 1,525 1,516 1,322 1,404 776 762 546 642 5,400 5,773

Participation rate

43.0 43.1 60.4 59.1 66.6 68.1 66.2 67.0 67.1 69.6 74.6 74.5

Employed

523 505 1,479 1,462 1,269 1,373 752 747 516 627 5,254 5,635

Employment-population ratio

39.3 40.6 58.6 57.0 63.9 66.7 64.2 65.6 63.4 67.9 72.6 72.7

Unemployed

49 32 46 53 54 31 24 15 30 16 146 138

Unemployment rate

8.6 5.9 3.0 3.5 4.1 2.2 3.1 2.0 5.5 2.4 2.7 2.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,834 5,546 6,735 7,652 5,498 5,614 3,287 3,548 2,211 2,065 4,776 4,855

Participation rate

59.8 57.9 68.7 70.4 74.2 73.9 73.1 74.9 75.8 72.3 80.9 80.6

Employed

5,543 5,371 6,454 7,351 5,250 5,433 3,160 3,438 2,090 1,995 4,610 4,733

Employment-population ratio

56.8 56.0 65.8 67.6 70.8 71.5 70.3 72.6 71.6 69.8 78.1 78.6

Unemployed

291 175 281 301 248 180 127 110 121 70 165 122

Unemployment rate

5.0 3.2 4.2 3.9 4.5 3.2 3.9 3.1 5.5 3.4 3.5 2.5

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 03, 2018