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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    
 
 
    May 2018
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
May 2018 19,247 19,280 20,593 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 9,388 9,582 10,036 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 48.8 49.7 48.7 %
Employed
May 2018 9,065 9,231 9,697 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 47.1 47.9 47.1 %
Unemployed
May 2018 323 351 340 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 3.4 3.7 3.4 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 9,859 9,698 10,557 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 4,143 4,070 4,156 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 3,296 3,356 3,300 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 79.5 82.5 79.4 %
Employed
May 2018 3,158 3,193 3,149 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 76.2 78.5 75.8 %
Unemployed
May 2018 44 43 66 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 1.9 1.8 2.6 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 705 694 719 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 7,679 7,714 8,106 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 1,609 1,628 1,828 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 20.9 21.1 22.5 %
Employed
May 2018 1,540 1,576 1,766 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 20.1 20.4 21.8 %
Unemployed
May 2018 68 52 62 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 4.3 3.2 3.4 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 6,070 6,086 6,278 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 4,351 4,362 5,052 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 2,115 2,158 2,349 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 48.6 49.5 46.5 %
Employed
May 2018 2,042 2,065 2,288 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 46.9 47.3 45.3 %
Unemployed
May 2018 73 93 61 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 3.5 4.3 2.6 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 2,236 2,204 2,703 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 229,354 229,048 225,332 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 150,404 149,781 147,854 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 65.6 65.4 65.6 %
Employed
May 2018 145,268 144,475 141,908 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 63.3 63.1 63 %
Unemployed
May 2018 5,136 5,306 5,946 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 3.4 3.5 4.0 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 78,950 79,267 77,478 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 17,384 17,418 18,565 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 8,291 8,446 8,868 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 47.7 48.5 47.8 %
Employed
May 2018 7,997 8,117 8,573 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 46.0 46.6 46.2 %
Unemployed
May 2018 294 329 294 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 3.5 3.9 3.3 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 9,093 8,972 9,697 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 3,448 3,378 3,397 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 2,799 2,849 2,760 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 81.2 84.3 81.3 %
Employed
May 2018 2,686 2,702 2,628 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 77.9 80.0 77.4 %
Unemployed
May 2018 113 147 132 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 4.0 5.2 4.8 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 649 529 637 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 2,579 2,638 2,811 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 2,026 2,085 2,218 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 78.6 79.0 78.9 %
Employed
May 2018 1,983 2,044 2,171 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 76.9 77.5 77.2 %
Unemployed
May 2018 43 41 46 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 2.1 2.0 2.1 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 553 553 594 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 7,418 7,452 7,813 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 1,556 1,569 1,783 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 21.0 21.0 22.8 %
Employed
May 2018 1,488 1,516 1,721 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 20.1 20.3 22 %
Unemployed
May 2018 68 52 62 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 4.4 3.3 3.5 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 5,862 5,883 6,030 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 3,939 3,950 4,544 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 1,909 1,944 2,107 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 48.5 49.2 46.4 %
Employed
May 2018 1,840 1,854 2,053 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 46.7 46.9 45.2 %
Unemployed
May 2018 69 89 54 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 3.6 4.6 2.6 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 2,030 2,006 2,437 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 102,624 102,525 100,141 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 77,026 76,583 75,159 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 75.1 74.7 75.1 %
Employed
May 2018 74,297 73,719 72,152 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 72.4 71.9 72.1 %
Unemployed
May 2018 2,730 2,864 3,007 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 3.5 3.7 4.0 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 25,597 25,942 24,982 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 1,863 1,862 2,028 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 1,097 1,136 1,169 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 58.9 61.0 57.6 %
Employed
May 2018 1,068 1,114 1,123 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 57.3 59.8 55.4 %
Unemployed
May 2018 29 22 45 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 2.7 1.9 3.9 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 766 726 859 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 695 692 759 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 497 507 540 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 71.4 73.3 71.1 %
Employed
May 2018 472 491 521 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 67.9 70.9 68.6 %
Unemployed
May 2018 25 16 19 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 5.0 3.2 3.5 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 199 185 220 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 495 496 468 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 343 355 343 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 69.2 71.6 73.2 %
Employed
May 2018 341 353 323 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 69.0 71.2 69 %
Unemployed
May 2018 1 2 20 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 0.3 0.6 5.8 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 152 141 125 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 261 262 293 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 53 60 45 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 20.2 22.7 15.3 %
Employed
May 2018 53 60 45 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 20.2 22.7 15.3 %
Unemployed
May 2018 0 0 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
May 2018 208 202 248 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 412 412 508 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 205 214 242 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 49.9 52.0 47.6 %
Employed
May 2018 202 211 235 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 49.0 51.2 46.3 %
Unemployed
May 2018 4 3 7 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 1.8 1.5 2.7 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 207 198 266 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2018 126,731 126,524 125,191 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2018 73,378 73,198 72,695 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2018 57.9 57.9 58.1 %
Employed
May 2018 70,972 70,756 69,755 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2018 56.0 55.9 55.7 %
Unemployed
May 2018 2,406 2,442 2,939 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2018 3.3 3.3 4.0 %
Not in labor force
May 2018 53,353 53,326 52,496 Thous. of Persons
   

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