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
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,047 9,812 36,368 36,303 37,533 37,213 21,625 21,231 15,908 15,982 56,771 58,303

Participation rate

46.1 46.3 57.6 57.5 65.4 65.0 63.2 62.1 68.6 69.2 73.2 73.0

Employed

9,573 9,358 34,900 35,005 36,305 35,982 20,820 20,479 15,484 15,504 55,330 56,844

Employment-population ratio

44.0 44.2 55.3 55.5 63.2 62.8 60.8 59.9 66.8 67.1 71.4 71.1

Unemployed

474 455 1,468 1,297 1,229 1,230 804 752 424 478 1,441 1,459

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.6 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.7 3.5 2.7 3.0 2.5 2.5

Men

Civilian labor force

6,498 6,373 21,312 21,565 18,981 19,041 11,349 11,309 7,633 7,732 28,615 29,069

Participation rate

59.3 59.9 67.7 67.8 71.6 71.5 69.6 69.3 74.8 75.0 78.1 77.8

Employed

6,242 6,137 20,563 20,858 18,472 18,487 11,018 10,958 7,453 7,529 28,001 28,459

Employment-population ratio

57.0 57.7 65.4 65.6 69.7 69.4 67.6 67.1 73.0 73.1 76.4 76.2

Unemployed

256 236 750 707 510 555 330 352 179 203 614 609

Unemployment rate

3.9 3.7 3.5 3.3 2.7 2.9 2.9 3.1 2.4 2.6 2.1 2.1

Women

Civilian labor force

3,549 3,439 15,055 14,738 18,552 18,171 10,276 9,922 8,276 8,250 28,155 29,234

Participation rate

32.8 32.6 47.5 47.1 60.0 59.3 57.3 55.6 63.8 64.5 68.9 68.7

Employed

3,331 3,220 14,337 14,148 17,833 17,495 9,802 9,521 8,031 7,975 27,328 28,385

Employment-population ratio

30.8 30.5 45.3 45.2 57.7 57.1 54.7 53.3 61.9 62.3 66.8 66.7

Unemployed

218 218 718 590 719 676 474 401 245 275 827 849

Unemployment rate

6.1 6.4 4.8 4.0 3.9 3.7 4.6 4.0 3.0 3.3 2.9 2.9

White

Civilian labor force

7,824 7,772 28,138 28,295 29,226 28,764 16,681 16,195 12,545 12,569 44,230 45,003

Participation rate

47.6 48.0 56.8 57.2 64.4 63.8 62.3 60.9 67.6 68.1 72.4 72.1

Employed

7,483 7,430 27,150 27,408 28,425 27,885 16,170 15,685 12,255 12,200 43,100 43,951

Employment-population ratio

45.5 45.9 54.8 55.4 62.7 61.9 60.4 58.9 66.0 66.1 70.6 70.4

Unemployed

341 342 987 887 802 879 511 510 290 369 1,130 1,052

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.4 3.5 3.1 2.7 3.1 3.1 3.2 2.3 2.9 2.6 2.3

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,157 1,128 5,405 5,310 5,502 5,600 3,356 3,423 2,146 2,177 5,441 5,660

Participation rate

37.7 38.9 60.2 58.1 69.0 69.6 66.3 66.8 73.7 74.5 76.8 76.5

Employed

1,077 1,039 5,043 5,001 5,164 5,343 3,113 3,241 2,050 2,102 5,296 5,468

Employment-population ratio

35.1 35.9 56.2 54.7 64.8 66.4 61.5 63.3 70.4 71.9 74.7 73.9

Unemployed

79 88 362 309 338 257 242 182 96 75 145 193

Unemployment rate

6.9 7.8 6.7 5.8 6.1 4.6 7.2 5.3 4.5 3.4 2.7 3.4

Asian

Civilian labor force

537 434 1,516 1,382 1,404 1,418 762 691 642 727 5,773 6,219

Participation rate

43.1 37.0 59.1 56.3 68.1 68.6 67.0 64.8 69.6 72.6 74.5 74.8

Employed

505 428 1,462 1,357 1,373 1,384 747 670 627 714 5,635 6,058

Employment-population ratio

40.6 36.5 57.0 55.3 66.7 66.9 65.6 62.9 67.9 71.2 72.7 72.8

Unemployed

32 6 53 26 31 34 15 21 16 14 138 161

Unemployment rate

5.9 1.3 3.5 1.8 2.2 2.4 2.0 3.0 2.4 1.9 2.4 2.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,546 5,553 7,652 7,707 5,614 5,627 3,548 3,565 2,065 2,062 4,855 5,151

Participation rate

57.9 57.0 70.4 69.7 73.9 76.3 74.9 75.7 72.3 77.3 80.6 77.9

Employed

5,371 5,358 7,351 7,484 5,433 5,405 3,438 3,430 1,995 1,975 4,733 5,000

Employment-population ratio

56.0 55.0 67.6 67.6 71.5 73.3 72.6 72.8 69.8 74.0 78.6 75.7

Unemployed

175 195 301 222 180 223 110 135 70 87 122 151

Unemployment rate

3.2 3.5 3.9 2.9 3.2 4.0 3.1 3.8 3.4 4.2 2.5 2.9

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 02, 2019