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
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

10,684 10,446 35,068 35,647 37,883 37,513 22,555 22,240 15,328 15,273 53,744 55,012

Participation rate

45.9 45.9 56.9 57.5 66.1 65.5 63.3 63.1 70.7 69.3 73.9 73.6

Employed

9,954 9,843 33,393 34,110 36,349 36,127 21,566 21,365 14,782 14,762 52,328 53,676

Employment-population ratio

42.8 43.3 54.2 55.0 63.4 63.1 60.5 60.6 68.2 67.0 71.9 71.8

Unemployed

730 603 1,675 1,536 1,534 1,386 989 874 545 511 1,417 1,336

Unemployment rate

6.8 5.8 4.8 4.3 4.0 3.7 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.3 2.6 2.4

Men

Civilian labor force

6,783 6,625 20,373 20,820 19,197 18,881 11,831 11,773 7,366 7,108 27,567 27,860

Participation rate

58.1 58.7 67.8 67.8 72.9 71.9 70.6 70.0 77.0 75.2 78.8 78.0

Employed

6,389 6,274 19,461 20,040 18,469 18,252 11,353 11,362 7,116 6,890 26,881 27,217

Employment-population ratio

54.7 55.6 64.7 65.3 70.2 69.5 67.8 67.6 74.4 72.9 76.8 76.2

Unemployed

395 351 911 780 728 629 478 410 250 219 686 644

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.3 4.5 3.7 3.8 3.3 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.1 2.5 2.3

Women

Civilian labor force

3,901 3,821 14,695 14,827 18,686 18,632 10,724 10,467 7,962 8,165 26,177 27,152

Participation rate

33.7 33.4 46.5 47.4 60.3 60.0 56.8 56.8 65.8 64.8 69.4 69.6

Employed

3,566 3,569 13,932 14,070 17,880 17,875 10,213 10,003 7,666 7,872 25,447 26,459

Employment-population ratio

30.8 31.2 44.1 45.0 57.7 57.6 54.1 54.3 63.4 62.5 67.4 67.8

Unemployed

335 252 763 757 806 757 511 464 295 293 730 693

Unemployment rate

8.6 6.6 5.2 5.1 4.3 4.1 4.8 4.4 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.6

White

Civilian labor force

8,460 8,255 27,593 27,678 29,661 29,248 17,323 17,050 12,338 12,198 42,332 43,370

Participation rate

47.6 47.9 56.4 56.9 65.4 64.5 62.3 62.1 70.4 68.3 73.2 72.7

Employed

7,955 7,828 26,436 26,630 28,563 28,276 16,663 16,452 11,900 11,824 41,277 42,425

Employment-population ratio

44.8 45.4 54.1 54.8 63.0 62.4 59.9 59.9 67.9 66.2 71.4 71.1

Unemployed

505 427 1,157 1,048 1,098 972 660 598 438 374 1,056 945

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.2 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.3 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.1 2.5 2.2

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

1,272 1,152 5,039 5,317 5,406 5,415 3,502 3,468 1,904 1,947 4,820 5,078

Participation rate

38.7 35.8 57.9 58.9 69.1 69.7 66.6 67.4 74.0 74.1 77.8 78.7

Employed

1,108 1,042 4,625 4,955 5,129 5,122 3,283 3,269 1,846 1,853 4,652 4,895

Employment-population ratio

33.7 32.3 53.2 54.9 65.5 65.9 62.5 63.6 71.7 70.5 75.1 75.8

Unemployed

164 110 414 362 277 294 219 199 58 94 168 183

Unemployment rate

12.9 9.6 8.2 6.8 5.1 5.4 6.3 5.7 3.0 4.8 3.5 3.6

Asian

Civilian labor force

482 544 1,356 1,439 1,441 1,492 851 857 590 634 5,348 5,399

Participation rate

38.5 40.8 58.0 59.8 67.3 67.3 65.0 65.0 70.8 70.7 75.1 75.4

Employed

460 517 1,318 1,416 1,378 1,439 812 834 566 605 5,196 5,239

Employment-population ratio

36.7 38.8 56.4 58.9 64.3 64.9 62.1 63.2 67.9 67.4 73.0 73.1

Unemployed

22 27 37 23 63 53 39 23 25 30 152 160

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.9 2.8 1.6 4.4 3.5 4.6 2.7 4.2 4.7 2.8 3.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,668 5,730 6,571 6,726 5,403 5,648 3,516 3,547 1,887 2,101 4,461 4,638

Participation rate

59.3 59.4 68.2 68.5 73.4 75.5 72.7 75.9 74.8 74.7 79.6 79.3

Employed

5,333 5,470 6,289 6,439 5,149 5,450 3,364 3,421 1,785 2,029 4,314 4,518

Employment-population ratio

55.8 56.7 65.2 65.6 70.0 72.8 69.5 73.2 70.8 72.1 77.0 77.2

Unemployed

336 259 282 287 254 198 152 125 102 73 147 121

Unemployment rate

5.9 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.7 3.5 4.3 3.5 5.4 3.5 3.3 2.6

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 07, 2017