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
2013
June
2014
July
2014
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,886 10,673 10,168 10,890 11,199 10,891 10,861 10,451 10,221

Participation rate

45.4 44.3 44.2 45.4 45.9 44.6 44.2 43.3 44.4

Employed

9,723 9,795 9,210 9,700 10,128 9,925 9,869 9,497 9,243

Employment-population ratio

40.5 40.6 40.0 40.5 41.5 40.7 40.2 39.4 40.2

Unemployed

1,163 878 958 1,190 1,071 965 993 954 978

Unemployment rate

10.7 8.2 9.4 10.9 9.6 8.9 9.1 9.1 9.6

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,722 36,137 36,239 36,721 36,392 36,089 36,096 36,112 36,146

Participation rate

59.0 57.9 57.9 59.0 58.8 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.7

Employed

33,995 34,130 34,050 33,945 34,106 33,830 33,750 34,001 33,931

Employment-population ratio

54.6 54.7 54.4 54.5 55.1 54.3 54.1 54.5 54.2

Unemployed

2,727 2,007 2,189 2,776 2,286 2,258 2,346 2,112 2,216

Unemployment rate

7.4 5.6 6.0 7.6 6.3 6.3 6.5 5.8 6.1

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,252 37,290 37,837 37,304 37,158 37,364 37,178 37,476 37,727

Participation rate

67.1 67.2 67.2 67.2 67.1 67.3 67.2 67.6 67.0

Employed

34,931 35,393 35,767 35,057 34,904 35,218 35,131 35,598 35,716

Employment-population ratio

62.9 63.8 63.6 63.2 63.0 63.4 63.5 64.2 63.5

Unemployed

2,320 1,896 2,070 2,247 2,254 2,146 2,047 1,878 2,011

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.1 5.5 6.0 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.0 5.3

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

48,831 50,047 49,891 49,137 49,908 49,934 50,208 50,383 50,355

Participation rate

75.0 74.7 74.0 75.4 74.7 75.1 75.4 75.2 74.7

Employed

46,779 48,364 48,154 47,272 48,198 48,279 48,611 48,728 48,771

Employment-population ratio

71.8 72.1 71.5 72.6 72.2 72.6 73.0 72.7 72.4

Unemployed

2,051 1,683 1,738 1,865 1,711 1,655 1,596 1,654 1,584

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.4 3.5 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.1

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 01, 2014