HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-3. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment 2011 2012 2013 2014
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,706 11,411 11,384 11,347 11,170 11,129 11,107 10,969 10,818 11,049 10,699 10,562 11,005

Participation rate

47.0 45.9 45.0 45.8 45.4 45.9 44.7 45.4 44.4 45.2 43.9 44.8 45.5

Employed

10,148 9,933 9,936 9,990 9,845 9,856 9,874 9,781 9,691 9,989 9,734 9,616 10,085

Employment-population ratio

40.7 39.9 39.3 40.4 40.0 40.6 39.7 40.5 39.7 40.9 40.0 40.8 41.7

Unemployed

1,557 1,478 1,448 1,357 1,326 1,273 1,233 1,188 1,126 1,060 965 946 920

Unemployment rate

13.3 13.0 12.7 12.0 11.9 11.4 11.1 10.8 10.4 9.6 9.0 9.0 8.4

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

37,059 36,865 36,903 36,630 36,657 36,397 36,315 36,530 36,156 36,226 36,126 36,142 35,609

Participation rate

60.1 59.4 59.6 59.4 59.4 58.7 59.0 58.8 58.2 58.6 57.9 57.9 57.8

Employed

33,751 33,802 33,856 33,499 33,694 33,511 33,591 33,786 33,577 33,905 33,890 34,021 33,638

Employment-population ratio

54.7 54.5 54.7 54.3 54.6 54.0 54.6 54.4 54.1 54.8 54.4 54.5 54.6

Unemployed

3,308 3,062 3,047 3,131 2,963 2,886 2,725 2,744 2,579 2,322 2,237 2,121 1,971

Unemployment rate

8.9 8.3 8.3 8.5 8.1 7.9 7.5 7.5 7.1 6.4 6.2 5.9 5.5

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

36,945 37,412 37,266 37,328 37,422 37,405 37,283 37,276 37,205 37,194 37,334 37,511 37,230

Participation rate

68.9 69.4 69.0 68.2 68.6 68.5 68.1 67.0 67.4 67.3 67.3 66.7 66.7

Employed

34,061 34,678 34,459 34,776 34,892 34,939 34,897 34,995 34,855 34,980 35,319 35,491 35,397

Employment-population ratio

63.6 64.4 63.8 63.6 64.0 64.0 63.8 62.9 63.2 63.3 63.7 63.1 63.4

Unemployed

2,883 2,734 2,807 2,552 2,530 2,466 2,386 2,281 2,350 2,214 2,016 2,019 1,833

Unemployment rate

7.8 7.3 7.5 6.8 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.1 6.3 6.0 5.4 5.4 4.9

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

47,166 47,740 48,013 48,351 48,839 49,111 49,419 49,228 49,664 50,130 50,191 50,317 51,155

Participation rate

76.1 75.9 76.3 76.0 75.6 75.5 75.6 75.5 75.2 75.1 75.2 74.7 74.6

Employed

45,137 45,729 46,103 46,401 46,946 47,244 47,524 47,451 47,922 48,449 48,568 48,771 49,612

Employment-population ratio

72.8 72.7 73.3 72.9 72.7 72.6 72.7 72.8 72.5 72.6 72.8 72.4 72.4

Unemployed

2,029 2,012 1,911 1,950 1,892 1,867 1,895 1,777 1,742 1,681 1,623 1,546 1,543

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.0

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.

 

Last Modified Date: January 09, 2015