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Current Population Survey (Household Data):
Table A-5. Employment status of the civilian population 18 years and over by veteran status, period of service, and sex, Not seasonally adjusted

   
    Jan 2000    
 
 
    Aug 2019
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Total Men and Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Veterans 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 18,776 18,805 19,151 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 9,196 9,287 9,388 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 49.0 49.4 49.0 %
Employed
Aug 2019 8,873 8,970 9,031 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 47.3 47.7 47.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 323 316 357 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.5 3.4 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 9,580 9,518 9,763 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 4,360 4,374 4,159 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 3,478 3,536 3,343 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 79.8 80.8 80.4 %
Employed
Aug 2019 3,339 3,407 3,213 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 76.6 77.9 77.3 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 80 75 76 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.4 3.2 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 723 721 649 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 7,162 7,196 7,573 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 1,429 1,479 1,551 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 19.9 20.6 20.5 %
Employed
Aug 2019 1,387 1,425 1,481 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 19.4 19.8 19.6 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 41 54 71 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 2.9 3.7 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 5,733 5,717 6,022 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 4,195 4,205 4,320 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 1,953 1,963 2,044 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 46.6 46.7 47.3 %
Employed
Aug 2019 1,890 1,904 1,963 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 45.1 45.3 45.4 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 63 59 81 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.2 3.0 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 2,242 2,242 2,276 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 232,023 231,909 230,011 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 152,502 153,054 150,271 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 65.7 66.0 65.3 %
Employed
Aug 2019 146,893 147,260 144,538 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 63.3 63.5 62.8 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 5,609 5,794 5,733 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.7 3.8 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 79,520 78,855 79,740 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 16,890 16,920 17,283 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 8,110 8,210 8,250 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 48.0 48.5 47.7 %
Employed
Aug 2019 7,821 7,948 7,944 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 46.3 47.0 46.0 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 289 262 307 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.6 3.2 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 8,780 8,710 9,033 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 3,619 3,656 3,420 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 2,989 3,040 2,804 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 82.6 83.2 82.0 %
Employed
Aug 2019 2,866 2,928 2,698 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 79.2 80.1 78.9 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 123 112 106 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 4.1 3.7 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 631 616 615 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 2,567 2,518 2,639 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 1,998 1,973 2,122 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 77.8 78.4 80.4 %
Employed
Aug 2019 1,927 1,913 2,056 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 75.1 76.0 77.9 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 71 60 66 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.6 3.1 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 569 545 517 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 6,915 6,948 7,315 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 1,380 1,439 1,508 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 20.0 20.7 20.6 %
Employed
Aug 2019 1,345 1,391 1,440 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 19.4 20.0 19.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 35 48 68 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 2.6 3.4 4.5 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 5,535 5,509 5,807 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 3,789 3,798 3,909 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 1,744 1,758 1,816 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 46.0 46.3 46.5 %
Employed
Aug 2019 1,684 1,717 1,749 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 44.4 45.2 44.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 59 41 67 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.4 2.3 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 2,045 2,040 2,093 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 104,201 104,120 103,000 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 77,872 78,490 76,886 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 74.7 75.4 74.6 %
Employed
Aug 2019 75,226 75,735 74,183 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 72.2 72.7 72.0 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 2,646 2,755 2,702 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.4 3.5 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 26,329 25,630 26,114 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 1,886 1,885 1,868 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 1,086 1,077 1,138 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 57.6 57.1 60.9 %
Employed
Aug 2019 1,052 1,022 1,087 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 55.8 54.2 58.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 34 54 51 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.2 5.0 4.5 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 800 808 730 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 740 718 740 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 490 495 539 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 66.2 69.0 72.9 %
Employed
Aug 2019 473 479 515 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 63.9 66.8 69.6 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 17 16 24 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 3.4 3.2 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 251 222 201 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 493 512 459 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 338 336 327 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 68.6 65.5 71.2 %
Employed
Aug 2019 330 321 317 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 67.0 62.7 69.1 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 8 14 10 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 2.5 4.3 3.0 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 155 177 132 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 247 248 258 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 49 41 44 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 19.8 16.3 16.9 %
Employed
Aug 2019 43 34 41 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 17.4 13.9 15.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 6 6 3 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 198 207 214 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 406 407 411 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 209 205 228 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 51.5 50.4 55.5 %
Employed
Aug 2019 206 187 214 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 50.8 46.0 52.1 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 3 18 14 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 1.5 8.7 6.2 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 197 202 183 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2019 127,821 127,789 127,012 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2019 74,630 74,564 73,386 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2019 58.4 58.3 57.8 %
Employed
Aug 2019 71,667 71,525 70,355 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2019 56.1 56.0 55.4 %
Unemployed
Aug 2019 2,963 3,040 3,031 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2019 4.0 4.1 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2019 53,191 53,225 53,626 Thous. of Persons
   

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