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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 2020
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 2020 18,283 18,315 18,649 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 8,693 8,764 9,272 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 47.5 47.9 49.7 %
Employed
Dec 2020 8,231 8,213 9,009 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 45.0 44.8 48.3 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 462 552 264 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 5.3 6.3 2.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 9,590 9,551 9,377 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 4,536 4,540 4,344 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 3,476 3,532 3,494 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 76.6 77.8 80.4 %
Employed
Dec 2020 3,298 3,288 3,387 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 72.7 72.4 78.0 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 100 107 58 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 4.4 4.7 2.5 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 816 814 766 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 6,644 6,676 7,028 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 1,171 1,175 1,466 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 17.6 17.6 20.9 %
Employed
Dec 2020 1,117 1,100 1,418 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 16.8 16.5 20.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 54 75 48 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 4.6 6.4 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 5,473 5,501 5,562 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 4,024 4,034 4,151 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 1,783 1,806 1,953 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 44.3 44.8 47.0 %
Employed
Dec 2020 1,653 1,680 1,902 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 41.1 41.6 45.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 129 126 51 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 7.3 7.0 2.6 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 2,241 2,228 2,198 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 234,071 233,995 232,695 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 149,403 149,673 152,699 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 63.8 64.0 65.6 %
Employed
Dec 2020 139,689 140,243 147,702 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 59.7 59.9 63.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 9,714 9,430 4,997 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 6.5 6.3 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 84,668 84,322 79,996 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 16,375 16,408 16,756 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 7,578 7,636 8,151 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 46.3 46.5 48.6 %
Employed
Dec 2020 7,158 7,144 7,909 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 43.7 43.5 47.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 420 492 242 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 5.5 6.4 3.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 8,797 8,772 8,605 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 3,728 3,752 3,580 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 2,939 2,979 2,963 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 78.8 79.4 82.7 %
Employed
Dec 2020 2,788 2,766 2,873 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 74.8 73.7 80.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 151 212 90 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 5.1 7.1 3.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 789 773 618 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 2,609 2,578 2,646 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 1,930 1,934 2,035 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 74.0 75.0 76.9 %
Employed
Dec 2020 1,841 1,839 1,980 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 70.5 71.3 74.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 89 95 55 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 4.6 4.9 2.7 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 679 644 611 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 6,412 6,443 6,784 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 1,141 1,146 1,419 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 17.8 17.8 20.9 %
Employed
Dec 2020 1,087 1,071 1,372 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 17.0 16.6 20.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 54 75 48 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 4.8 6.6 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 5,271 5,297 5,365 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 3,626 3,635 3,746 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 1,568 1,577 1,734 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 43.2 43.4 46.3 %
Employed
Dec 2020 1,442 1,468 1,685 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 39.8 40.4 45.0 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 125 109 49 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 8.0 6.9 2.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 2,058 2,058 2,012 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 105,479 105,486 104,710 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 76,127 76,357 77,424 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 72.2 72.4 73.9 %
Employed
Dec 2020 70,985 71,337 74,761 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 67.3 67.6 71.4 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 5,142 5,019 2,662 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 6.8 6.6 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 29,351 29,129 27,286 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 1,908 1,907 1,893 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 1,115 1,128 1,121 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 58.5 59.2 59.2 %
Employed
Dec 2020 1,074 1,068 1,100 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 56.3 56.0 58.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 42 60 22 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 3.7 5.3 1.9 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 793 779 772 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 808 789 764 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 537 553 531 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 66.4 70.1 69.5 %
Employed
Dec 2020 510 522 514 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 63.1 66.1 67.3 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 27 32 17 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 5.0 5.7 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 271 236 233 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 470 486 480 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 333 317 325 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 70.9 65.2 67.8 %
Employed
Dec 2020 322 305 322 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 68.6 62.8 67.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 11 12 3 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 3.3 3.7 1.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 137 169 155 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 232 233 244 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 30 29 46 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 13.0 12.6 19.0 %
Employed
Dec 2020 30 29 46 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 13.0 12.6 18.9 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 0 0 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 202 204 198 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 398 399 405 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 215 229 219 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 54.0 57.3 54.0 %
Employed
Dec 2020 211 212 217 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 53.0 53.1 53.6 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 4 17 2 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 1.9 7.3 0.7 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 183 170 186 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2020 128,593 128,510 127,985 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2020 73,276 73,316 75,275 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2020 57.0 57.1 58.8 %
Employed
Dec 2020 68,704 68,906 72,940 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2020 53.4 53.6 57.0 %
Unemployed
Dec 2020 4,572 4,411 2,335 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2020 6.2 6.0 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2020 55,317 55,193 52,710 Thous. of Persons
   

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