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
Mar.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,143 9,887 10,180 10,185 10,167 10,148 10,274 10,258 10,234

Participation rate

45.1 45.1 45.5 45.3 45.1 44.8 44.8 46.8 45.7

Employed

9,375 9,190 9,519 9,516 9,639 9,507 9,715 9,673 9,666

Employment-population ratio

41.7 41.9 42.5 42.4 42.7 42.0 42.3 44.1 43.2

Unemployed

768 697 661 669 528 641 559 584 568

Unemployment rate

7.6 7.0 6.5 6.6 5.2 6.3 5.4 5.7 5.5

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,227 35,992 35,969 36,124 36,014 35,927 35,735 36,092 35,863

Participation rate

58.0 57.4 57.3 57.8 57.5 57.8 57.5 57.5 57.1

Employed

34,324 34,221 34,290 34,355 34,463 34,425 34,134 34,487 34,305

Employment-population ratio

54.9 54.6 54.6 55.0 55.1 55.4 54.9 55.0 54.6

Unemployed

1,903 1,771 1,679 1,769 1,551 1,503 1,601 1,604 1,559

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.3 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.3

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,881 37,648 37,550 37,908 37,955 37,906 37,863 37,573 37,589

Participation rate

66.2 65.7 65.5 66.2 66.2 66.2 66.0 65.5 65.6

Employed

36,442 36,212 36,175 36,498 36,579 36,534 36,566 36,248 36,241

Employment-population ratio

63.6 63.2 63.1 63.7 63.8 63.8 63.7 63.2 63.2

Unemployed

1,439 1,436 1,375 1,410 1,376 1,372 1,297 1,325 1,348

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.6

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

54,905 57,260 57,097 54,675 55,501 55,852 55,922 56,669 56,785

Participation rate

74.2 74.4 74.6 73.9 73.6 73.5 73.4 73.7 74.2

Employed

53,573 55,978 55,846 53,334 54,348 54,653 54,720 55,386 55,534

Employment-population ratio

72.4 72.8 73.0 72.1 72.1 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.6

Unemployed

1,332 1,281 1,251 1,340 1,153 1,200 1,202 1,283 1,252

Unemployment rate

2.4 2.2 2.2 2.5 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.3 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.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: April 06, 2018