Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
July
2014
June
2015
July
2015
July
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,168 11,209 10,622 10,287 11,089 11,338 11,153 11,065 10,843

Participation rate

44.2 45.2 45.3 44.7 45.1 45.7 44.6 44.6 46.2

Employed

9,210 10,388 9,750 9,303 10,134 10,367 10,192 10,161 9,942

Employment-population ratio

40.0 41.9 41.6 40.4 41.2 41.8 40.7 41.0 42.4

Unemployed

958 821 872 984 955 971 961 904 901

Unemployment rate

9.4 7.3 8.2 9.6 8.6 8.6 8.6 8.2 8.3

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,239 34,925 35,088 36,202 35,656 35,577 35,341 34,996 35,130

Participation rate

57.9 56.9 57.0 57.8 57.3 57.2 57.2 57.1 57.1

Employed

34,050 33,136 33,149 34,000 33,752 33,639 33,304 33,110 33,194

Employment-population ratio

54.4 54.0 53.9 54.3 54.2 54.1 53.9 54.0 53.9

Unemployed

2,189 1,789 1,939 2,202 1,904 1,938 2,037 1,886 1,936

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.1 5.5 6.1 5.3 5.4 5.8 5.4 5.5

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,837 37,719 37,731 37,608 37,558 37,755 37,594 37,674 37,547

Participation rate

67.2 66.9 66.2 66.8 67.6 67.4 67.4 66.8 65.9

Employed

35,767 36,162 36,044 35,595 35,755 35,996 35,934 36,084 35,900

Employment-population ratio

63.6 64.1 63.2 63.2 64.4 64.2 64.4 64.0 63.0

Unemployed

2,070 1,556 1,688 2,013 1,803 1,759 1,660 1,590 1,646

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.1 4.5 5.4 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.4

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

49,891 51,505 51,924 50,340 51,272 51,156 51,938 51,855 52,361

Participation rate

74.0 74.1 73.9 74.7 74.3 74.6 75.0 74.6 74.5

Employed

48,154 50,171 50,446 48,768 50,007 49,758 50,518 50,548 51,021

Employment-population ratio

71.5 72.2 71.8 72.4 72.5 72.5 73.0 72.7 72.6

Unemployed

1,738 1,333 1,477 1,572 1,265 1,399 1,419 1,307 1,339

Unemployment rate

3.5 2.6 2.8 3.1 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.5 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: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2015