Even the most educated working-class blacks face higher joblessness: Unemployment rate of 18- to 64-year-olds in the labor force with less than a bachelor's degree, by highest level of educational attainment and race/ethnicity, 2014

  White, non-Hispanic   Black
Less than a high school diploma 7.8% 17.2%
High school graduate 5.1% 10.7%
Some college/associate degree 4.7% 8.9%

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey public data series

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