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    Oct 2017
Name Oct 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2016 Units
Less than a high school diploma
Civilian labor force
10,141 10,611 10,450 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
45.3 46.4 44.4 %
Employed
9,624 9,985 9,753 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
43 43.7 41.5 %
Unemployed
516 626 698 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
5.1 5.9 6.7 %
High school graduates, no college
Civilian labor force
35,788 36,147 36,168 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
57.2 57.8 58.3 %
Employed
34,358 34,676 34,314 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
54.9 55.4 55.3 %
Unemployed
1,431 1,471 1,854 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
4.0 4.1 5.1 %
Some college or associate degree
Civilian labor force
37,987 37,583 38,196 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
66.2 65.9 66.5 %
Employed
36,636 36,249 36,773 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
63.8 63.6 64.1 %
Unemployed
1,351 1,333 1,423 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
3.6 3.5 3.7 %
Bachelor's degree and higher
Civilian labor force
55,728 55,711 54,179 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
73.9 74.2 74.3 %
Employed
54,604 54,464 52,801 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
72.4 72.6 72.4 %
Unemployed
1,124 1,247 1,378 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
2.0 2.2 2.5 %
   

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