Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Feb.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

9,887 10,169 9,903 10,263 10,268 10,191 10,283 10,065 10,267

Participation rate

45.1 45.7 45.4 46.8 47.8 46.7 46.1 45.2 47.0

Employed

9,190 9,419 9,243 9,683 9,658 9,619 9,683 9,489 9,720

Employment-population ratio

41.9 42.3 42.4 44.2 44.9 44.0 43.4 42.6 44.5

Unemployed

697 750 660 580 610 572 600 576 548

Unemployment rate

7.0 7.4 6.7 5.6 5.9 5.6 5.8 5.7 5.3

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,992 35,968 36,153 36,068 36,103 35,901 36,154 36,301 36,230

Participation rate

57.4 57.9 58.1 57.5 57.6 57.6 58.1 58.5 58.2

Employed

34,221 34,413 34,632 34,468 34,650 34,631 34,776 34,937 34,863

Employment-population ratio

54.6 55.4 55.6 55.0 55.3 55.6 55.9 56.3 56.0

Unemployed

1,771 1,554 1,521 1,600 1,454 1,271 1,377 1,363 1,367

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.3 4.2 4.4 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.8

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,648 37,307 37,234 37,615 37,531 37,471 37,175 37,339 37,213

Participation rate

65.7 65.4 65.4 65.6 65.2 65.3 65.7 65.5 65.3

Employed

36,212 35,939 35,956 36,307 36,392 36,293 35,954 36,071 36,040

Employment-population ratio

63.2 63.0 63.1 63.3 63.2 63.2 63.5 63.2 63.3

Unemployed

1,436 1,368 1,278 1,308 1,139 1,178 1,222 1,268 1,173

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.2

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

57,260 58,338 59,139 56,608 57,968 58,451 58,701 58,472 58,497

Participation rate

74.4 73.8 74.3 73.6 73.5 73.8 73.6 74.0 73.5

Employed

55,978 56,897 57,860 55,334 56,782 57,150 57,442 57,078 57,220

Employment-population ratio

72.8 72.0 72.7 71.9 72.0 72.1 72.0 72.2 71.9

Unemployed

1,281 1,441 1,279 1,273 1,186 1,301 1,260 1,395 1,277

Unemployment rate

2.2 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.2

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.

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Last Modified Date: March 08, 2019