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
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

11,209 10,684 34,925 35,068 37,719 37,883 22,770 22,555 14,949 15,328 51,505 53,744

Participation rate

45.2 45.9 56.9 56.9 66.9 66.1 64.5 63.3 71.0 70.7 74.1 73.9

Employed

10,388 9,954 33,136 33,393 36,162 36,349 21,754 21,566 14,409 14,782 50,171 52,328

Employment-population ratio

41.9 42.8 54.0 54.2 64.1 63.4 61.6 60.5 68.5 68.2 72.2 71.9

Unemployed

821 730 1,789 1,675 1,556 1,534 1,016 989 540 545 1,333 1,417

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.8 5.1 4.8 4.1 4.0 4.5 4.4 3.6 3.6 2.6 2.6

Men

Civilian labor force

7,284 6,783 20,027 20,373 18,933 19,197 11,861 11,831 7,072 7,366 26,451 27,567

Participation rate

58.4 58.1 67.0 67.8 73.6 72.9 71.5 70.6 77.4 77.0 79.0 78.8

Employed

6,802 6,389 19,058 19,461 18,207 18,469 11,355 11,353 6,852 7,116 25,829 26,881

Employment-population ratio

54.5 54.7 63.7 64.7 70.8 70.2 68.5 67.8 74.9 74.4 77.2 76.8

Unemployed

482 395 970 911 725 728 505 478 220 250 622 686

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.8 4.8 4.5 3.8 3.8 4.3 4.0 3.1 3.4 2.4 2.5

Women

Civilian labor force

3,924 3,901 14,898 14,695 18,786 18,686 10,909 10,724 7,877 7,962 25,054 26,177

Participation rate

31.8 33.7 47.4 46.5 61.3 60.3 58.2 56.8 66.2 65.8 69.5 69.4

Employed

3,585 3,566 14,078 13,932 17,955 17,880 10,398 10,213 7,557 7,666 24,342 25,447

Employment-population ratio

29.1 30.8 44.8 44.1 58.6 57.7 55.5 54.1 63.5 63.4 67.5 67.4

Unemployed

339 335 820 763 831 806 511 511 320 295 712 730

Unemployment rate

8.6 8.6 5.5 5.2 4.4 4.3 4.7 4.8 4.1 3.7 2.8 2.8

White

Civilian labor force

8,946 8,460 27,514 27,593 29,725 29,661 17,667 17,323 12,058 12,338 40,736 42,332

Participation rate

46.4 47.6 56.4 56.4 66.1 65.4 63.4 62.3 70.5 70.4 73.7 73.2

Employed

8,367 7,955 26,314 26,436 28,629 28,563 16,948 16,663 11,681 11,900 39,746 41,277

Employment-population ratio

43.4 44.8 54.0 54.1 63.7 63.0 60.9 59.9 68.3 67.9 71.9 71.4

Unemployed

579 505 1,200 1,157 1,096 1,098 719 660 377 438 990 1,056

Unemployment rate

6.5 6.0 4.4 4.2 3.7 3.7 4.1 3.8 3.1 3.6 2.4 2.5

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,246 1,272 5,058 5,039 5,405 5,406 3,457 3,502 1,948 1,904 4,572 4,820

Participation rate

38.4 38.7 59.3 57.9 70.3 69.1 68.4 66.6 74.0 74.0 76.5 77.8

Employed

1,077 1,108 4,578 4,625 5,069 5,129 3,249 3,283 1,820 1,846 4,409 4,652

Employment-population ratio

33.2 33.7 53.7 53.2 65.9 65.5 64.2 62.5 69.2 71.7 73.8 75.1

Unemployed

169 164 481 414 336 277 209 219 127 58 163 168

Unemployment rate

13.5 12.9 9.5 8.2 6.2 5.1 6.0 6.3 6.5 3.0 3.6 3.5

Asian

Civilian labor force

522 482 1,286 1,356 1,296 1,441 805 851 490 590 5,072 5,348

Participation rate

40.9 38.5 56.2 58.0 69.2 67.3 66.7 65.0 73.7 70.8 74.4 75.1

Employed

507 460 1,241 1,318 1,259 1,378 787 812 472 566 4,916 5,196

Employment-population ratio

39.6 36.7 54.2 56.4 67.2 64.3 65.1 62.1 70.9 67.9 72.1 73.0

Unemployed

16 22 45 37 37 63 19 39 18 25 157 152

Unemployment rate

3.0 4.6 3.5 2.8 2.9 4.4 2.3 4.6 3.8 4.2 3.1 2.8

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,869 5,668 6,457 6,571 5,160 5,403 3,249 3,516 1,911 1,887 4,114 4,461

Participation rate

58.4 59.3 70.3 68.2 75.1 73.4 74.2 72.7 76.5 74.8 81.4 79.6

Employed

5,496 5,333 6,121 6,289 4,939 5,149 3,086 3,364 1,853 1,785 3,961 4,314

Employment-population ratio

54.7 55.8 66.6 65.2 71.9 70.0 70.5 69.5 74.2 70.8 78.4 77.0

Unemployed

373 336 336 282 221 254 163 152 57 102 152 147

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.9 5.2 4.3 4.3 4.7 5.0 4.3 3.0 5.4 3.7 3.3

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 08, 2016