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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    
 
 
    Dec 2021
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
Dec 2021 17,921 17,950 18,283 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 8,366 8,444 8,693 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 46.7 47.0 47.5 %
Employed
Dec 2021 8,100 8,117 8,231 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 45.2 45.2 45.0 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 267 327 462 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 3.2 3.9 5.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 9,555 9,506 9,590 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 4,596 4,595 4,536 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 3,591 3,633 3,476 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 78.1 79.1 76.6 %
Employed
Dec 2021 3,437 3,476 3,298 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 74.8 75.7 72.7 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 34 61 100 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 1.5 2.7 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 889 887 816 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 6,266 6,297 6,644 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 1,010 1,021 1,171 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 16.1 16.2 17.6 %
Employed
Dec 2021 977 976 1,117 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 15.6 15.5 16.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 33 46 54 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 3.3 4.5 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 5,256 5,276 5,473 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 3,899 3,908 4,024 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 1,495 1,526 1,783 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 38.4 39.0 44.3 %
Employed
Dec 2021 1,450 1,463 1,653 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 37.2 37.4 41.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 46 63 129 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 3.1 4.1 7.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 2,404 2,382 2,241 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 235,089 234,974 234,071 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 151,162 151,411 149,403 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 64.3 64.4 63.8 %
Employed
Dec 2021 145,667 145,654 139,689 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 62.0 62.0 59.7 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 5,495 5,757 9,714 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 3.6 3.8 6.5 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 83,928 83,563 84,668 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 16,000 16,029 16,375 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 7,198 7,277 7,578 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 45.0 45.4 46.3 %
Employed
Dec 2021 6,978 6,996 7,158 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 43.6 43.6 43.7 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 220 281 420 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 3.1 3.9 5.5 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 8,802 8,752 8,797 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 3,745 3,779 3,728 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 3,013 3,052 2,939 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 80.4 80.8 78.8 %
Employed
Dec 2021 2,882 2,915 2,788 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 77.0 77.1 74.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 130 136 151 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 4.3 4.5 5.1 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 733 727 789 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 2,704 2,661 2,609 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 1,929 1,925 1,930 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 71.3 72.3 74.0 %
Employed
Dec 2021 1,901 1,878 1,841 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 70.3 70.6 70.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 27 47 89 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 1.4 2.4 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 775 736 679 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 6,045 6,075 6,412 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 957 971 1,141 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 15.8 16.0 17.8 %
Employed
Dec 2021 928 930 1,087 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 15.4 15.3 17.0 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 28 41 54 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 3.0 4.2 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 5,088 5,104 5,271 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 3,506 3,514 3,626 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 1,301 1,329 1,568 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 37.1 37.8 43.2 %
Employed
Dec 2021 1,266 1,272 1,442 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 36.1 36.2 39.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 34 56 125 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 2.6 4.3 8.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 2,205 2,185 2,058 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 106,253 106,190 105,479 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 77,150 77,439 76,127 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 72.6 72.9 72.2 %
Employed
Dec 2021 74,154 74,520 70,985 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 69.8 70.2 67.3 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 2,996 2,919 5,142 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 3.9 3.8 6.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 29,102 28,751 29,351 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 1,921 1,921 1,908 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 1,168 1,167 1,115 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 60.8 60.8 58.5 %
Employed
Dec 2021 1,121 1,121 1,074 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 58.4 58.4 56.3 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 47 46 42 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 4.0 4.0 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 753 754 793 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 851 815 808 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 578 582 537 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 67.9 71.3 66.4 %
Employed
Dec 2021 555 560 510 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 65.2 68.7 63.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 23 21 27 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 4.0 3.6 5.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 273 234 271 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 456 490 470 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 342 338 333 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 75.0 69.1 70.9 %
Employed
Dec 2021 335 324 322 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 73.4 66.3 68.6 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 7 14 11 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 2.1 4.2 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 114 151 137 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 221 222 232 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 53 50 30 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 24.1 22.7 13.0 %
Employed
Dec 2021 48 45 30 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 21.9 20.5 13.0 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 5 5 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 168 172 202 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 393 394 398 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 195 197 215 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 49.6 50.0 54.0 %
Employed
Dec 2021 183 191 211 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 46.7 48.4 53.0 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 12 6 4 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 5.9 3.2 1.9 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 198 197 183 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2021 128,837 128,784 128,593 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2021 74,011 73,972 73,276 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2021 57.4 57.4 57.0 %
Employed
Dec 2021 71,513 71,134 68,704 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2021 55.5 55.2 53.4 %
Unemployed
Dec 2021 2,499 2,838 4,572 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2021 3.4 3.8 6.2 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2021 54,825 54,812 55,317 Thous. of Persons
   

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