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Table A-5. Employment status of the civilian population 18 years and over by veteran status, period of service, and sex, Not seasonally adjusted

   

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    Jan 2024
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
Jan 2024 17,704 Thousands of Persons 17,727 Thousands of Persons 18,024 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 8,701 Thousands of Persons 8,716 Thousands of Persons 8,630 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 49.1 Percent 49.2 Percent 47.9 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 8,411 Thousands of Persons 8,455 Thousands of Persons 8,390 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 47.5 Percent 47.7 Percent 46.5 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 290 Thousands of Persons 261 Thousands of Persons 240 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 3.3 Percent 3.0 Percent 2.8 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 9,003 Thousands of Persons 9,011 Thousands of Persons 9,394 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 5,165 Thousands of Persons 5,094 Thousands of Persons 4,913 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 4,187 Thousands of Persons 4,114 Thousands of Persons 3,918 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 81.1 Percent 80.8 Percent 79.7 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 4,033 Thousands of Persons 3,980 Thousands of Persons 3,768 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 78.1 Percent 78.1 Percent 76.7 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 78 Thousands of Persons 62 Thousands of Persons 36 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 3.6 Percent 2.8 Percent 1.7 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 758 Thousands of Persons 776 Thousands of Persons 813 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 5,781 Thousands of Persons 5,806 Thousands of Persons 6,099 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 705 Thousands of Persons 759 Thousands of Persons 827 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 12.2 Percent 13.1 Percent 13.6 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 684 Thousands of Persons 736 Thousands of Persons 823 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 11.8 Percent 12.7 Percent 13.5 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 21 Thousands of Persons 23 Thousands of Persons 4 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 3.0 Percent 3.1 Percent 0.5 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 5,076 Thousands of Persons 5,047 Thousands of Persons 5,272 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 3,850 Thousands of Persons 3,862 Thousands of Persons 4,001 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 1,658 Thousands of Persons 1,653 Thousands of Persons 1,687 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 43.1 Percent 42.8 Percent 42.2 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 1,622 Thousands of Persons 1,612 Thousands of Persons 1,638 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 42.1 Percent 41.7 Percent 40.9 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 36 Thousands of Persons 42 Thousands of Persons 50 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 2.2 Percent 2.5 Percent 2.9 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 2,192 Thousands of Persons 2,209 Thousands of Persons 2,314 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 240,502 Thousands of Persons 240,868 Thousands of Persons 238,664 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 155,431 Thousands of Persons 155,581 Thousands of Persons 154,167 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 64.6 Percent 64.6 Percent 64.6 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 149,168 Thousands of Persons 150,208 Thousands of Persons 148,269 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 62.0 Percent 62.4 Percent 62.1 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 6,263 Thousands of Persons 5,374 Thousands of Persons 5,898 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 4.0 Percent 3.5 Percent 3.8 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 85,072 Thousands of Persons 85,287 Thousands of Persons 84,497 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 15,660 Thousands of Persons 15,686 Thousands of Persons 15,991 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 7,500 Thousands of Persons 7,505 Thousands of Persons 7,490 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 47.9 Percent 47.8 Percent 46.8 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 7,268 Thousands of Persons 7,284 Thousands of Persons 7,294 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 46.4 Percent 46.4 Percent 45.6 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 232 Thousands of Persons 221 Thousands of Persons 196 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 3.1 Percent 2.9 Percent 2.6 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 8,160 Thousands of Persons 8,181 Thousands of Persons 8,501 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 4,197 Thousands of Persons 4,201 Thousands of Persons 4,002 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 3,442 Thousands of Persons 3,441 Thousands of Persons 3,275 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 82.0 Percent 81.9 Percent 81.8 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 3,323 Thousands of Persons 3,323 Thousands of Persons 3,167 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 79.2 Percent 79.1 Percent 79.1 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 120 Thousands of Persons 118 Thousands of Persons 108 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 3.5 Percent 3.4 Percent 3.3 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 755 Thousands of Persons 760 Thousands of Persons 728 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 2,490 Thousands of Persons 2,476 Thousands of Persons 2,569 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 1,871 Thousands of Persons 1,841 Thousands of Persons 1,862 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 75.2 Percent 74.3 Percent 72.5 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 1,813 Thousands of Persons 1,797 Thousands of Persons 1,827 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 72.8 Percent 72.6 Percent 71.1 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 59 Thousands of Persons 44 Thousands of Persons 35 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 3.1 Percent 2.4 Percent 1.9 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 619 Thousands of Persons 635 Thousands of Persons 706 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 5,538 Thousands of Persons 5,562 Thousands of Persons 5,841 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 689 Thousands of Persons 738 Thousands of Persons 809 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 12.4 Percent 13.3 Percent 13.8 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 668 Thousands of Persons 715 Thousands of Persons 805 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 12.1 Percent 12.8 Percent 13.8 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 20 Thousands of Persons 23 Thousands of Persons 4 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 3.0 Percent 3.2 Percent 0.5 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 4,849 Thousands of Persons 4,824 Thousands of Persons 5,032 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 3,435 Thousands of Persons 3,447 Thousands of Persons 3,579 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 1,498 Thousands of Persons 1,485 Thousands of Persons 1,544 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 43.6 Percent 43.1 Percent 43.1 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 1,465 Thousands of Persons 1,450 Thousands of Persons 1,495 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 42.6 Percent 42.1 Percent 41.8 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 33 Thousands of Persons 35 Thousands of Persons 49 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 2.2 Percent 2.4 Percent 3.1 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 1,937 Thousands of Persons 1,962 Thousands of Persons 2,035 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 110,037 Thousands of Persons 110,479 Thousands of Persons 109,368 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 79,412 Thousands of Persons 79,996 Thousands of Persons 79,289 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 72.2 Percent 72.4 Percent 72.5 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 75,757 Thousands of Persons 76,962 Thousands of Persons 75,919 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 68.8 Percent 69.7 Percent 69.4 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 3,655 Thousands of Persons 3,034 Thousands of Persons 3,370 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 4.6 Percent 3.8 Percent 4.3 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 30,625 Thousands of Persons 30,483 Thousands of Persons 30,078 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 2,044 Thousands of Persons 2,041 Thousands of Persons 2,033 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 1,201 Thousands of Persons 1,211 Thousands of Persons 1,141 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 58.7 Percent 59.4 Percent 56.1 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 1,143 Thousands of Persons 1,171 Thousands of Persons 1,096 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 55.9 Percent 57.4 Percent 53.9 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 58 Thousands of Persons 41 Thousands of Persons 44 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 4.8 Percent 3.3 Percent 3.9 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 843 Thousands of Persons 830 Thousands of Persons 892 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 968 Thousands of Persons 893 Thousands of Persons 911 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 745 Thousands of Persons 673 Thousands of Persons 644 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 77.0 Percent 75.3 Percent 70.6 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 710 Thousands of Persons 657 Thousands of Persons 601 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 73.4 Percent 73.5 Percent 66.0 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 34 Thousands of Persons 16 Thousands of Persons 42 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 4.6 Percent 2.4 Percent 6.6 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 223 Thousands of Persons 220 Thousands of Persons 267 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 418 Thousands of Persons 489 Thousands of Persons 442 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 279 Thousands of Persons 349 Thousands of Persons 335 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 66.7 Percent 71.3 Percent 75.8 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 260 Thousands of Persons 331 Thousands of Persons 334 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 62.1 Percent 67.6 Percent 75.5 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 19 Thousands of Persons 18 Thousands of Persons 1 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 6.9 Percent 5.2 Percent 0.4 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 139 Thousands of Persons 140 Thousands of Persons 107 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 243 Thousands of Persons 244 Thousands of Persons 258 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 17 Thousands of Persons 22 Thousands of Persons 19 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 6.8 Percent 8.9 Percent 7.2 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 16 Thousands of Persons 22 Thousands of Persons 19 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 6.4 Percent 8.9 Percent 7.2 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 1 Thousands of Persons 0 Thousands of Persons 0 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . Percent . Percent . Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 226 Thousands of Persons 222 Thousands of Persons 239 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 415 Thousands of Persons 415 Thousands of Persons 422 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 160 Thousands of Persons 168 Thousands of Persons 143 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 38.6 Percent 40.6 Percent 34.0 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 157 Thousands of Persons 162 Thousands of Persons 143 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 37.8 Percent 39.0 Percent 33.8 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 3 Thousands of Persons 7 Thousands of Persons 1 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 2.1 Percent 3.9 Percent 0.7 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 255 Thousands of Persons 247 Thousands of Persons 279 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2024 130,465 Thousands of Persons 130,389 Thousands of Persons 129,296 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2024 76,018 Thousands of Persons 75,586 Thousands of Persons 74,877 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2024 58.3 Percent 58.0 Percent 57.9 Percent %
Employed
Jan 2024 73,411 Thousands of Persons 73,246 Thousands of Persons 72,350 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2024 56.3 Percent 56.2 Percent 56.0 Percent %
Unemployed
Jan 2024 2,608 Thousands of Persons 2,340 Thousands of Persons 2,527 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2024 3.4 Percent 3.1 Percent 3.4 Percent %
Not in labor force
Jan 2024 54,447 Thousands of Persons 54,804 Thousands of Persons 54,419 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
   

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