Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2010 Edition)

Table 8. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 to 64 years of age by educational attainment and sex, 2009 annual averages (Numbers in thousands)
Educational attainment and sex Civilian
noninstitutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in
labor force
Total Percent of
population
Employed Unemployed
Total Percent of
population
Total Percent of
labor force
Total

Total, 25 to 64 years

160,235 126,247 78.8 116,163 72.5 10,084 8.0 33,988

Less than a high school diploma

18,023 11,401 63.3 9,687 53.7 1,714 15.0 6,622

High school graduates, no college

47,718 36,159 75.8 32,591 68.3 3,568 9.9 11,559

Some college or associate's degree

43,955 35,291 80.3 32,480 73.9 2,811 8.0 8,665

College graduates, total

50,539 43,397 85.9 41,406 81.9 1,991 4.6 7,143

Bachelor's degree

33,301 28,350 85.1 26,877 80.7 1,472 5.2 4,951

Master's degree

12,559 10,823 86.2 10,406 82.9 417 3.9 1,736

Professional degree

2,658 2,403 90.4 2,347 88.3 56 2.3 256

Doctoral degree

2,021 1,821 90.1 1,776 87.9 46 2.5 200
Women

Total, 25 to 64 years

81,440 58,787 72.2 54,689 67.2 4,099 7.0 22,653

Less than a high school diploma

8,409 4,118 49.0 3,512 41.8 605 14.7 4,291

High school graduates, no college

23,174 15,711 67.8 14,427 62.3 1,284 8.2 7,463

Some college or associate's degree

23,646 17,804 75.3 16,532 69.9 1,272 7.1 5,842

College graduates, total

26,212 21,154 80.7 20,217 77.1 937 4.4 5,057

Bachelor's degree

17,417 13,867 79.6 13,165 75.6 702 5.1 3,550

Master's degree

6,900 5,659 82.0 5,472 79.3 187 3.3 1,241

Professional degree

1,086 926 85.3 897 82.6 30 3.2 159

Doctoral degree

809 702 86.8 684 84.5 18 2.6 107
Men

Total, 25 to 64 years

78,795 67,460 85.6 61,474 78.0 5,986 8.9 11,335

Less than a high school diploma

9,614 7,283 75.8 6,175 64.2 1,108 15.2 2,331

High school graduates, no college

24,544 20,447 83.3 18,164 74.0 2,284 11.2 4,096

Some college or associate's degree

20,309 17,487 86.1 15,947 78.5 1,539 8.8 2,823

College graduates, total

24,328 22,242 91.4 21,189 87.1 1,054 4.7 2,085

Bachelor's degree

15,884 14,483 91.2 13,713 86.3 771 5.3 1,401

Master's degree

5,659 5,164 91.3 4,934 87.2 230 4.5 495

Professional degree

1,573 1,476 93.9 1,450 92.2 26 1.8 97

Doctoral degree

1,212 1,119 92.3 1,092 90.1 27 2.4 93

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Last Modified Date: March 16, 2011