Source: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey (IPUMS).
Notes: Rates are calculated as a twelve-month moving average. All workers are those aged 16 to 65; college graduates are those aged 22 to 65 with a bachelor's degree or higher; recent college graduates are those aged 22 to 27 with a bachelor's degree or higher; young workers are those aged 22 to 27 without a bachelor's degree. All figures exclude those currently enrolled in school. Shaded areas indicate periods designated recessions by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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