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)
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,937 11,168 35,960 35,432 37,406 37,320 22,447 22,319 14,958 15,001 49,919 51,342

Participation rate

44.6 45.8 58.3 57.7 67.8 66.9 65.4 64.6 71.8 70.5 75.2 74.9

Employed

9,784 10,213 33,464 33,499 35,121 35,579 20,905 21,154 14,216 14,424 48,302 49,799

Employment-population ratio

39.9 41.9 54.2 54.5 63.7 63.7 60.9 61.2 68.2 67.8 72.8 72.6

Unemployed

1,153 955 2,496 1,932 2,285 1,742 1,543 1,165 742 577 1,616 1,543

Unemployment rate

10.5 8.6 6.9 5.5 6.1 4.7 6.9 5.2 5.0 3.8 3.2 3.0

Men

Civilian labor force

6,952 7,255 20,589 20,149 18,780 18,675 12,002 11,693 6,778 6,982 25,445 26,015

Participation rate

57.7 59.4 68.6 67.2 73.8 72.5 72.2 70.9 76.8 75.4 79.7 79.3

Employed

6,266 6,660 19,109 19,005 17,589 17,836 11,147 11,106 6,442 6,730 24,621 25,265

Employment-population ratio

52.0 54.5 63.6 63.4 69.1 69.2 67.1 67.3 73.0 72.7 77.1 77.1

Unemployed

686 595 1,480 1,144 1,191 838 855 587 337 252 825 750

Unemployment rate

9.9 8.2 7.2 5.7 6.3 4.5 7.1 5.0 5.0 3.6 3.2 2.9

Women

Civilian labor force

3,985 3,913 15,371 15,283 18,625 18,646 10,445 10,627 8,180 8,019 24,473 25,328

Participation rate

31.9 32.2 48.5 48.6 62.7 62.0 59.0 58.9 68.2 66.7 71.1 70.7

Employed

3,518 3,553 14,355 14,495 17,532 17,742 9,757 10,048 7,774 7,694 23,682 24,534

Employment-population ratio

28.2 29.2 45.3 46.1 59.0 59.0 55.1 55.7 64.8 64.0 68.8 68.5

Unemployed

467 360 1,016 788 1,094 903 688 578 406 325 791 793

Unemployment rate

11.7 9.2 6.6 5.2 5.9 4.8 6.6 5.4 5.0 4.1 3.2 3.1

White

Civilian labor force

8,648 8,804 28,724 28,100 29,560 29,486 17,410 17,397 12,150 12,089 39,999 40,958

Participation rate

45.6 46.9 57.8 57.4 67.2 66.4 64.5 64.1 71.5 69.9 74.9 74.2

Employed

7,800 8,204 27,038 26,832 28,010 28,325 16,412 16,637 11,598 11,688 38,801 39,829

Employment-population ratio

41.2 43.7 54.4 54.8 63.7 63.8 60.8 61.3 68.3 67.6 72.6 72.1

Unemployed

848 600 1,686 1,268 1,550 1,161 998 761 552 401 1,197 1,128

Unemployment rate

9.8 6.8 5.9 4.5 5.2 3.9 5.7 4.4 4.5 3.3 3.0 2.8

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,335 1,418 4,930 4,908 5,169 5,244 3,356 3,276 1,813 1,967 4,178 4,395

Participation rate

38.6 39.7 59.5 58.8 69.8 69.1 67.9 66.7 73.7 73.5 77.3 79.0

Employed

1,113 1,175 4,318 4,399 4,672 4,822 2,995 2,985 1,677 1,837 3,963 4,177

Employment-population ratio

32.2 32.9 52.1 52.7 63.1 63.5 60.6 60.8 68.2 68.6 73.3 75.1

Unemployed

223 242 612 510 497 421 362 291 136 130 215 218

Unemployment rate

16.7 17.1 12.4 10.4 9.6 8.0 10.8 8.9 7.5 6.6 5.1 5.0

Asian

Civilian labor force

485 412 1,257 1,318 1,366 1,355 806 810 560 545 4,731 4,887

Participation rate

42.9 40.5 60.5 54.9 68.9 66.6 67.7 63.1 70.7 72.6 75.7 75.5

Employed

458 374 1,174 1,256 1,274 1,290 740 766 534 525 4,580 4,729

Employment-population ratio

40.6 36.8 56.5 52.3 64.2 63.4 62.1 59.6 67.5 69.9 73.3 73.1

Unemployed

26 38 83 62 93 64 67 44 26 20 151 158

Unemployment rate

5.4 9.1 6.6 4.7 6.8 4.8 8.3 5.4 4.6 3.7 3.2 3.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,935 6,098 6,178 6,331 4,794 4,934 3,077 3,194 1,716 1,740 3,778 3,982

Participation rate

60.8 60.5 70.5 71.0 75.8 75.9 74.6 74.3 77.9 79.0 79.4 81.0

Employed

5,397 5,671 5,709 5,966 4,440 4,714 2,819 3,047 1,621 1,667 3,613 3,848

Employment-population ratio

55.3 56.3 65.1 66.9 70.2 72.5 68.4 70.9 73.6 75.7 75.9 78.2

Unemployed

538 427 469 365 353 220 258 147 96 73 166 134

Unemployment rate

9.1 7.0 7.6 5.8 7.4 4.5 8.4 4.6 5.6 4.2 4.4 3.4

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: December 05, 2014