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)
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,673 11,209 36,137 34,925 37,290 37,719 22,610 22,770 14,680 14,949 50,047 51,505

Participation rate

44.3 45.2 57.9 56.9 67.2 66.9 64.7 64.5 71.4 71.0 74.7 74.1

Employed

9,795 10,388 34,130 33,136 35,393 36,162 21,356 21,754 14,037 14,409 48,364 50,171

Employment-population ratio

40.6 41.9 54.7 54.0 63.8 64.1 61.1 61.6 68.3 68.5 72.1 72.2

Unemployed

878 821 2,007 1,789 1,896 1,556 1,254 1,016 643 540 1,683 1,333

Unemployment rate

8.2 7.3 5.6 5.1 5.1 4.1 5.5 4.5 4.4 3.6 3.4 2.6

Men

Civilian labor force

6,838 7,284 20,848 20,027 18,743 18,933 11,813 11,861 6,930 7,072 25,507 26,451

Participation rate

57.0 58.4 67.8 67.0 74.0 73.6 71.9 71.5 77.8 77.4 79.6 79.0

Employed

6,323 6,802 19,695 19,058 17,833 18,207 11,195 11,355 6,637 6,852 24,707 25,829

Employment-population ratio

52.8 54.5 64.0 63.7 70.4 70.8 68.1 68.5 74.5 74.9 77.1 77.2

Unemployed

515 482 1,153 970 911 725 618 505 293 220 800 622

Unemployment rate

7.5 6.6 5.5 4.8 4.9 3.8 5.2 4.3 4.2 3.1 3.1 2.4

Women

Civilian labor force

3,835 3,924 15,289 14,898 18,547 18,786 10,796 10,909 7,750 7,877 24,540 25,054

Participation rate

31.6 31.8 48.3 47.4 61.6 61.3 58.4 58.2 66.6 66.2 70.1 69.5

Employed

3,472 3,585 14,435 14,078 17,561 17,955 10,161 10,398 7,400 7,557 23,657 24,342

Employment-population ratio

28.6 29.1 45.6 44.8 58.3 58.6 55.0 55.5 63.6 63.5 67.6 67.5

Unemployed

363 339 854 820 986 831 636 511 350 320 884 712

Unemployment rate

9.5 8.6 5.6 5.5 5.3 4.4 5.9 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.6 2.8

White

Civilian labor force

8,554 8,946 28,541 27,514 29,395 29,725 17,426 17,667 11,969 12,058 40,085 40,736

Participation rate

46.1 46.4 57.3 56.4 66.3 66.1 63.3 63.4 71.4 70.5 74.3 73.7

Employed

7,938 8,367 27,202 26,314 28,069 28,629 16,583 16,948 11,486 11,681 38,816 39,746

Employment-population ratio

42.8 43.4 54.6 54.0 63.4 63.7 60.2 60.9 68.5 68.3 71.9 71.9

Unemployed

616 579 1,339 1,200 1,326 1,096 843 719 483 377 1,269 990

Unemployment rate

7.2 6.5 4.7 4.4 4.5 3.7 4.8 4.1 4.0 3.1 3.2 2.4

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,201 1,246 5,156 5,058 5,272 5,405 3,544 3,457 1,728 1,948 4,295 4,572

Participation rate

35.5 38.4 59.9 59.3 71.6 70.3 71.6 68.4 71.4 74.0 78.3 76.5

Employed

997 1,077 4,614 4,578 4,824 5,069 3,211 3,249 1,613 1,820 4,097 4,409

Employment-population ratio

29.5 33.2 53.6 53.7 65.5 65.9 64.9 64.2 66.7 69.2 74.7 73.8

Unemployed

204 169 542 481 447 336 333 209 114 127 197 163

Unemployment rate

17.0 13.5 10.5 9.5 8.5 6.2 9.4 6.0 6.6 6.5 4.6 3.6

Asian

Civilian labor force

493 522 1,336 1,286 1,351 1,296 777 805 574 490 4,618 5,072

Participation rate

38.5 40.9 59.5 56.2 70.2 69.2 65.8 66.7 77.0 73.7 73.4 74.4

Employed

462 507 1,299 1,241 1,295 1,259 745 787 550 472 4,441 4,916

Employment-population ratio

36.0 39.6 57.8 54.2 67.3 67.2 63.1 65.1 73.8 70.9 70.6 72.1

Unemployed

32 16 38 45 56 37 32 19 24 18 176 157

Unemployment rate

6.4 3.0 2.8 3.5 4.1 2.9 4.1 2.3 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.1

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,699 5,869 6,362 6,457 4,965 5,160 3,318 3,249 1,647 1,911 3,925 4,114

Participation rate

60.0 58.4 69.8 70.3 75.6 75.1 76.2 74.2 74.5 76.5 80.5 81.4

Employed

5,319 5,496 6,031 6,121 4,683 4,939 3,123 3,086 1,559 1,853 3,715 3,961

Employment-population ratio

56.0 54.7 66.2 66.6 71.3 71.9 71.7 70.5 70.6 74.2 76.2 78.4

Unemployed

380 373 330 336 282 221 194 163 88 57 209 152

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.4 5.2 5.2 5.7 4.3 5.9 5.0 5.3 3.0 5.3 3.7

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: July 02, 2015