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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

   
    May 2006    
 
 
    Jan 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
Jan 2018 19,376 19,389 20,674 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 9,426 9,521 10,258 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 48.6 49.1 49.6 %
Employed
Jan 2018 9,046 9,159 9,798 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 46.7 47.2 47.4 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 380 362 461 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.0 3.8 4.5 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 9,950 9,868 10,416 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 4,116 4,164 4,067 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 3,297 3,383 3,342 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 80.1 81.2 82.2 %
Employed
Jan 2018 3,163 3,270 3,131 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 76.9 78.5 77 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 107 80 87 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.5 3.5 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 675 697 742 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 7,821 7,839 8,218 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 1,623 1,638 1,832 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 20.7 20.9 22.3 %
Employed
Jan 2018 1,568 1,577 1,754 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 20.1 20.1 21.3 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 54 61 78 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 3.4 3.7 4.3 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 6,198 6,201 6,386 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 4,394 4,405 5,091 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 2,136 2,216 2,528 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 48.6 50.3 49.7 %
Employed
Jan 2018 2,052 2,109 2,444 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 46.7 47.9 48 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 85 107 85 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.0 4.8 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 2,258 2,189 2,563 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 228,181 227,397 224,320 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 148,592 148,288 146,479 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 65.1 65.2 65.3 %
Employed
Jan 2018 142,078 142,639 139,086 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 62.3 62.7 62 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 6,514 5,649 7,393 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.4 3.8 5.0 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 79,589 79,109 77,842 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 17,518 17,533 18,653 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 8,353 8,405 9,080 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 47.7 47.9 48.7 %
Employed
Jan 2018 8,012 8,084 8,664 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 45.7 46.1 46.4 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 341 321 416 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.1 3.8 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 9,165 9,128 9,573 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 3,446 3,469 3,394 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 2,861 2,897 2,878 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 83 83.5 84.8 %
Employed
Jan 2018 2,739 2,800 2,695 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 79.5 80.7 79.4 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 122 97 184 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.3 3.4 6.4 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 585 572 515 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 2,537 2,501 2,756 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 2,000 1,952 2,191 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 78.8 78.1 79.5 %
Employed
Jan 2018 1,908 1,885 2,109 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 75.2 75.4 76.5 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 92 67 82 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.6 3.4 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 537 548 565 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 7,555 7,572 7,921 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 1,570 1,573 1,750 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 20.8 20.8 22.1 %
Employed
Jan 2018 1,516 1,512 1,681 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 20.1 20 21.2 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 54 61 69 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 3.5 3.9 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 5,985 5,999 6,171 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 3,980 3,991 4,582 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 1,922 1,983 2,261 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 48.3 49.7 49.3 %
Employed
Jan 2018 1,849 1,887 2,180 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 46.5 47.3 47.6 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 72 96 81 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 3.8 4.8 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 2,058 2,008 2,321 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 101,942 101,486 99,556 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 75,842 75,509 74,235 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 74.4 74.4 74.6 %
Employed
Jan 2018 72,218 72,437 70,288 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 70.8 71.4 70.6 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 3,624 3,073 3,948 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.8 4.1 5.3 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 26,100 25,976 25,320 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 1,858 1,856 2,021 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 1,073 1,115 1,179 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 57.8 60.1 58.3 %
Employed
Jan 2018 1,034 1,075 1,134 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 55.7 57.9 56.1 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 39 41 45 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 3.6 3.6 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 785 741 842 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 670 695 673 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 436 486 463 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 65.1 69.9 68.9 %
Employed
Jan 2018 425 470 437 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 63.4 67.6 64.9 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 11 16 27 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 2.6 3.3 5.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 234 209 209 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 508 480 542 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 370 332 365 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 72.9 69.1 67.4 %
Employed
Jan 2018 355 319 360 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 69.9 66.4 66.5 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 15 13 5 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.1 4.0 1.3 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 138 148 177 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 266 267 297 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 52 65 83 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 19.7 24.3 27.8 %
Employed
Jan 2018 52 65 73 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 19.7 24.3 24.5 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 0 0 10 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 214 202 214 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 414 414 509 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 215 233 267 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 51.8 56.3 52.5 %
Employed
Jan 2018 202 222 264 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 48.8 53.5 51.9 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 12 11 3 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 5.8 4.9 1.2 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 199 181 242 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2018 126,239 125,911 124,765 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2018 72,750 72,779 72,243 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2018 57.6 57.8 57.9 %
Employed
Jan 2018 69,860 70,203 68,798 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2018 55.3 55.8 55.1 %
Unemployed
Jan 2018 2,890 2,576 3,445 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2018 4.0 3.5 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2018 53,489 53,133 52,521 Thous. of Persons
   

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