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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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)
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
Total Some college,
no degree
Associate
degree
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022

TOTAL

Civilian labor force

9,046 8,739 34,895 35,154 35,827 35,489 20,293 19,831 15,534 15,658 60,526 62,997

Participation rate

45.7 45.3 55.2 55.8 62.9 62.4 60.6 59.9 66.2 65.9 71.9 72.5

Employed

8,214 8,248 32,721 33,890 33,955 34,416 19,087 19,171 14,868 15,245 58,438 61,521

Employment-population ratio

41.5 42.7 51.7 53.8 59.6 60.5 57.0 57.9 63.3 64.2 69.4 70.8

Unemployed

832 491 2,175 1,264 1,872 1,072 1,206 660 666 412 2,089 1,476

Unemployment rate

9.2 5.6 6.2 3.6 5.2 3.0 5.9 3.3 4.3 2.6 3.5 2.3

Men

Civilian labor force

5,851 5,821 20,995 21,146 18,493 18,336 11,093 10,612 7,400 7,725 29,838 30,986

Participation rate

57.0 58.2 65.4 65.4 70.5 68.9 68.9 67.0 73.0 71.8 76.1 76.2

Employed

5,404 5,488 19,753 20,459 17,552 17,854 10,463 10,307 7,089 7,546 28,915 30,420

Employment-population ratio

52.6 54.8 61.6 63.3 66.9 67.1 65.0 65.1 69.9 70.1 73.8 74.9

Unemployed

446 332 1,242 688 941 482 630 304 311 178 923 566

Unemployment rate

7.6 5.7 5.9 3.3 5.1 2.6 5.7 2.9 4.2 2.3 3.1 1.8

Women

Civilian labor force

3,195 2,918 13,901 14,008 17,333 17,152 9,200 9,219 8,133 7,933 30,689 32,012

Participation rate

33.5 31.4 44.6 45.6 56.4 56.7 52.8 53.4 61.0 61.0 68.2 69.2

Employed

2,810 2,759 12,968 13,432 16,403 16,562 8,624 8,863 7,779 7,699 29,522 31,101

Employment-population ratio

29.4 29.7 41.6 43.8 53.3 54.7 49.5 51.3 58.3 59.2 65.7 67.3

Unemployed

385 159 932 576 931 590 576 356 354 234 1,166 910

Unemployment rate

12.1 5.5 6.7 4.1 5.4 3.4 6.3 3.9 4.4 2.9 3.8 2.8

White

Civilian labor force

7,225 6,948 26,814 26,799 27,788 27,098 15,394 15,035 12,394 12,062 46,290 48,356

Participation rate

48.0 47.5 54.6 55.1 62.0 61.0 59.4 58.4 65.5 64.6 70.6 71.3

Employed

6,625 6,612 25,406 25,979 26,555 26,355 14,655 14,586 11,900 11,769 44,753 47,233

Employment-population ratio

44.0 45.2 51.7 53.5 59.2 59.4 56.6 56.7 62.9 63.1 68.3 69.7

Unemployed

600 336 1,408 820 1,233 743 739 449 494 294 1,537 1,123

Unemployment rate

8.3 4.8 5.3 3.1 4.4 2.7 4.8 3.0 4.0 2.4 3.3 2.3

Black or African American

Civilian labor force

953 993 5,488 5,553 5,259 5,645 3,305 3,338 1,954 2,307 5,990 6,166

Participation rate

34.4 37.8 57.5 57.5 66.3 66.9 64.0 65.0 70.5 69.8 75.7 78.5

Employed

809 873 4,963 5,222 4,783 5,398 2,957 3,184 1,826 2,214 5,734 5,962

Employment-population ratio

29.2 33.2 52.0 54.0 60.3 63.9 57.3 62.0 65.9 66.9 72.5 75.9

Unemployed

143 121 525 332 476 247 348 154 128 94 255 205

Unemployment rate

15.0 12.2 9.6 6.0 9.1 4.4 10.5 4.6 6.6 4.1 4.3 3.3

Asian

Civilian labor force

457 386 1,339 1,395 1,265 1,361 701 673 564 688 6,666 6,818

Participation rate

41.1 37.0 51.7 56.0 64.8 68.0 65.9 64.2 63.6 72.2 76.8 74.3

Employed

412 370 1,220 1,354 1,196 1,334 666 652 530 682 6,435 6,702

Employment-population ratio

37.1 35.4 47.1 54.3 61.3 66.7 62.5 62.2 59.8 71.6 74.2 73.0

Unemployed

45 17 119 41 69 27 35 21 34 6 231 116

Unemployment rate

9.8 4.3 8.9 2.9 5.5 2.0 5.0 3.1 6.0 0.9 3.5 1.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian labor force

5,273 5,124 7,718 8,191 5,706 5,700 3,391 3,450 2,315 2,250 5,866 6,341

Participation rate

57.8 55.9 66.6 68.3 72.6 71.7 71.9 70.9 73.6 73.0 78.5 80.3

Employed

4,842 4,887 7,279 7,940 5,431 5,537 3,224 3,354 2,208 2,184 5,644 6,219

Employment-population ratio

53.0 53.3 62.9 66.3 69.1 69.6 68.3 68.9 70.2 70.8 75.5 78.7

Unemployed

431 237 439 250 274 162 167 96 108 66 222 122

Unemployment rate

8.2 4.6 5.7 3.1 4.8 2.8 4.9 2.8 4.6 2.9 3.8 1.9

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: August 05, 2022