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

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,446 10,650 35,647 35,863 37,513 37,831 22,240 21,963 15,273 15,867 55,012 56,293

Participation rate

45.9 46.5 57.5 57.6 65.5 65.3 63.1 62.5 69.3 69.5 73.6 73.5

Employed

9,843 10,134 34,110 34,466 36,127 36,604 21,365 21,196 14,762 15,408 53,676 54,929

Employment-population ratio

43.3 44.3 55.0 55.4 63.1 63.2 60.6 60.3 67.0 67.5 71.8 71.8

Unemployed

603 516 1,536 1,397 1,386 1,227 874 768 511 459 1,336 1,364

Unemployment rate

5.8 4.8 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.9 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.4 2.4

Men

Civilian labor force

6,625 6,715 20,820 21,071 18,881 19,061 11,773 11,543 7,108 7,518 27,860 28,502

Participation rate

58.7 58.9 67.8 68.0 71.9 71.6 70.0 69.3 75.2 75.5 78.0 78.2

Employed

6,274 6,439 20,040 20,290 18,252 18,513 11,362 11,210 6,890 7,303 27,217 27,845

Employment-population ratio

55.6 56.5 65.3 65.5 69.5 69.6 67.6 67.3 72.9 73.4 76.2 76.4

Unemployed

351 276 780 781 629 548 410 334 219 214 644 657

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.3 2.9 3.5 2.9 3.1 2.9 2.3 2.3

Women

Civilian labor force

3,821 3,936 14,827 14,791 18,632 18,770 10,467 10,420 8,165 8,350 27,152 27,791

Participation rate

33.4 34.3 47.4 47.3 60.0 59.9 56.8 56.4 64.8 64.9 69.6 69.3

Employed

3,569 3,696 14,070 14,176 17,875 18,091 10,003 9,986 7,872 8,105 26,459 27,084

Employment-population ratio

31.2 32.2 45.0 45.3 57.6 57.7 54.3 54.1 62.5 63.0 67.8 67.6

Unemployed

252 240 757 615 757 679 464 434 293 245 693 707

Unemployment rate

6.6 6.1 5.1 4.2 4.1 3.6 4.4 4.2 3.6 2.9 2.6 2.5

White

Civilian labor force

8,255 8,347 27,678 27,581 29,248 29,360 17,050 16,957 12,198 12,403 43,370 44,153

Participation rate

47.9 48.1 56.9 56.7 64.5 64.4 62.1 61.9 68.3 68.2 72.7 72.8

Employed

7,828 7,953 26,630 26,703 28,276 28,500 16,452 16,421 11,824 12,078 42,425 43,116

Employment-population ratio

45.4 45.8 54.8 54.9 62.4 62.5 59.9 59.9 66.2 66.4 71.1 71.1

Unemployed

427 394 1,048 878 972 861 598 536 374 325 945 1,038

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.7 3.8 3.2 3.3 2.9 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.2 2.4

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,152 1,119 5,317 5,466 5,415 5,653 3,468 3,415 1,947 2,238 5,078 5,156

Participation rate

35.8 34.9 58.9 60.6 69.7 69.3 67.4 65.5 74.1 76.1 78.7 77.1

Employed

1,042 1,043 4,955 5,109 5,122 5,379 3,269 3,245 1,853 2,134 4,895 5,012

Employment-population ratio

32.3 32.5 54.9 56.7 65.9 65.9 63.6 62.2 70.5 72.5 75.8 75.0

Unemployed

110 76 362 357 294 274 199 170 94 104 183 144

Unemployment rate

9.6 6.8 6.8 6.5 5.4 4.9 5.7 5.0 4.8 4.7 3.6 2.8

Asian

Civilian labor force

544 621 1,439 1,525 1,492 1,422 857 781 634 640 5,399 5,689

Participation rate

40.8 47.5 59.8 58.5 67.3 66.6 65.0 63.9 70.7 70.3 75.4 75.1

Employed

517 610 1,416 1,473 1,439 1,391 834 764 605 627 5,239 5,538

Employment-population ratio

38.8 46.6 58.9 56.5 64.9 65.2 63.2 62.5 67.4 68.8 73.1 73.1

Unemployed

27 12 23 52 53 31 23 18 30 13 160 151

Unemployment rate

4.9 1.9 1.6 3.4 3.5 2.2 2.7 2.3 4.7 2.1 3.0 2.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,730 5,762 6,726 7,218 5,648 5,850 3,547 3,650 2,101 2,200 4,638 4,901

Participation rate

59.4 59.1 68.5 69.1 75.5 75.4 75.9 75.1 74.7 76.0 79.3 80.9

Employed

5,470 5,519 6,439 6,964 5,450 5,647 3,421 3,524 2,029 2,123 4,518 4,776

Employment-population ratio

56.7 56.6 65.6 66.7 72.8 72.8 73.2 72.5 72.1 73.4 77.2 78.8

Unemployed

259 243 287 254 198 202 125 126 73 77 121 125

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.2 4.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.5 2.6 2.6

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 06, 2018