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)
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,622 10,409 35,088 35,495 37,731 37,977 22,875 22,596 14,857 15,382 51,924 53,720

Participation rate

45.3 46.0 57.0 57.0 66.2 66.5 63.9 64.3 70.0 70.1 73.9 73.4

Employed

9,750 9,756 33,149 33,698 36,044 36,319 21,749 21,503 14,294 14,816 50,446 52,209

Employment-population ratio

41.6 43.1 53.9 54.1 63.2 63.6 60.8 61.2 67.4 67.5 71.8 71.4

Unemployed

872 653 1,939 1,798 1,688 1,658 1,125 1,093 562 566 1,477 1,511

Unemployment rate

8.2 6.3 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.4 4.9 4.8 3.8 3.7 2.8 2.8

Men

Civilian labor force

6,918 6,705 20,057 20,680 19,214 19,194 12,169 11,866 7,045 7,328 26,631 27,458

Participation rate

58.3 58.8 67.0 67.4 73.7 73.7 72.3 71.9 76.3 76.8 78.7 78.3

Employed

6,473 6,332 19,074 19,667 18,385 18,391 11,599 11,340 6,785 7,051 26,016 26,794

Employment-population ratio

54.6 55.5 63.7 64.1 70.5 70.6 68.9 68.8 73.5 73.9 76.9 76.4

Unemployed

445 373 983 1,013 829 803 570 526 259 277 615 664

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.6 4.9 4.9 4.3 4.2 4.7 4.4 3.7 3.8 2.3 2.4

Women

Civilian labor force

3,704 3,703 15,030 14,816 18,518 18,783 10,706 10,730 7,812 8,053 25,293 26,262

Participation rate

32.0 32.9 47.5 46.9 59.9 60.5 56.5 57.5 65.1 64.9 69.4 68.9

Employed

3,277 3,423 14,075 14,031 17,659 17,928 10,150 10,163 7,509 7,765 24,430 25,415

Employment-population ratio

28.3 30.4 44.5 44.4 57.1 57.7 53.6 54.5 62.6 62.6 67.0 66.7

Unemployed

428 280 955 785 859 855 556 567 303 288 863 847

Unemployment rate

11.5 7.6 6.4 5.3 4.6 4.6 5.2 5.3 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.2

White

Civilian labor force

8,563 8,217 27,445 27,824 29,803 29,808 17,991 17,381 11,812 12,426 41,121 42,267

Participation rate

46.9 47.4 56.4 56.5 65.4 65.8 63.2 63.2 69.0 69.9 73.5 72.8

Employed

7,954 7,771 26,193 26,603 28,598 28,658 17,181 16,653 11,417 12,006 39,955 41,127

Employment-population ratio

43.6 44.8 53.8 54.0 62.8 63.3 60.4 60.6 66.7 67.5 71.4 70.8

Unemployed

609 446 1,252 1,221 1,206 1,149 810 729 395 421 1,166 1,139

Unemployment rate

7.1 5.4 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.9 4.5 4.2 3.3 3.4 2.8 2.7

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,118 1,190 5,211 5,148 5,445 5,430 3,431 3,514 2,013 1,916 4,427 4,837

Participation rate

36.0 37.7 59.8 58.9 69.6 69.1 66.9 67.1 74.6 72.9 75.8 76.8

Employed

927 1,049 4,674 4,692 5,113 5,097 3,196 3,273 1,918 1,824 4,290 4,666

Employment-population ratio

29.9 33.3 53.6 53.7 65.3 64.8 62.4 62.5 71.0 69.5 73.5 74.1

Unemployed

191 140 537 456 331 333 235 242 96 91 137 171

Unemployment rate

17.1 11.8 10.3 8.9 6.1 6.1 6.9 6.9 4.8 4.8 3.1 3.5

Asian

Civilian labor force

489 539 1,292 1,446 1,286 1,419 757 874 529 546 5,157 5,378

Participation rate

41.1 42.6 54.4 58.2 70.4 68.9 67.2 70.8 75.5 65.9 73.7 74.8

Employed

473 510 1,227 1,406 1,222 1,334 723 817 499 518 5,018 5,231

Employment-population ratio

39.7 40.3 51.7 56.5 66.9 64.8 64.2 66.2 71.2 62.6 71.7 72.8

Unemployed

16 28 65 40 64 85 34 57 30 28 139 147

Unemployment rate

3.3 5.3 5.0 2.8 5.0 6.0 4.5 6.5 5.7 5.1 2.7 2.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,785 5,754 6,630 6,757 5,131 5,212 3,309 3,314 1,823 1,898 4,060 4,482

Participation rate

58.9 59.1 70.2 69.2 74.6 73.2 74.4 73.0 75.0 73.5 79.6 79.7

Employed

5,384 5,483 6,221 6,472 4,851 4,971 3,105 3,175 1,746 1,797 3,896 4,301

Employment-population ratio

54.9 56.4 65.8 66.3 70.5 69.8 69.8 70.0 71.9 69.6 76.4 76.5

Unemployed

402 271 409 285 280 241 203 140 77 101 164 181

Unemployment rate

6.9 4.7 6.2 4.2 5.5 4.6 6.1 4.2 4.2 5.3 4.0 4.0

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor`s, master`s, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: 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: August 05, 2016