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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 2019
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 2019 18,638 18,669 19,028 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 9,323 9,169 9,337 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 50.0 49.1 49.1 %
Employed
Dec 2019 9,058 8,860 9,040 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 48.6 47.5 47.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 265 309 296 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 2.8 3.4 3.2 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 9,315 9,500 9,691 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 4,383 4,446 4,251 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 3,526 3,488 3,437 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 80.4 78.5 80.8 %
Employed
Dec 2019 3,418 3,324 3,313 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 78.0 74.8 77.9 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 59 54 71 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 2.5 2.4 3.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 770 799 690 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 6,945 6,977 7,434 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 1,450 1,452 1,550 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 20.9 20.8 20.8 %
Employed
Dec 2019 1,403 1,409 1,511 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 20.2 20.2 20.3 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 47 43 39 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 3.3 3.0 2.5 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 5,495 5,525 5,884 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 4,159 4,169 4,281 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 1,966 1,951 1,978 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 47.3 46.8 46.2 %
Employed
Dec 2019 1,915 1,903 1,917 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 46.0 45.6 44.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 51 47 62 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 2.6 2.4 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 2,193 2,218 2,303 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 232,706 232,381 231,032 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 152,648 153,041 151,248 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 65.6 65.9 65.5 %
Employed
Dec 2019 147,652 148,171 145,746 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 63.4 63.8 63.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 4,996 4,871 5,502 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 3.3 3.2 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 80,059 79,339 79,785 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 16,745 16,777 17,153 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 8,202 8,077 8,175 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 49.0 48.1 47.7 %
Employed
Dec 2019 7,959 7,824 7,906 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 47.5 46.6 46.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 243 253 269 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 3.0 3.1 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 8,543 8,700 8,978 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 3,619 3,662 3,556 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 2,995 2,952 2,951 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 82.8 80.6 83.0 %
Employed
Dec 2019 2,904 2,830 2,841 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 80.2 77.3 79.9 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 91 122 110 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 3.0 4.1 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 624 710 605 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 2,671 2,619 2,547 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 2,055 1,971 1,988 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 77.0 75.3 78.0 %
Employed
Dec 2019 2,000 1,925 1,924 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 74.9 73.5 75.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 55 46 64 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 2.7 2.3 3.2 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 615 648 559 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 6,701 6,732 7,179 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 1,404 1,404 1,492 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 20.9 20.9 20.8 %
Employed
Dec 2019 1,357 1,361 1,453 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 20.2 20.2 20.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 47 43 39 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 3.4 3.1 2.6 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 5,297 5,328 5,687 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 3,754 3,764 3,871 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 1,748 1,750 1,744 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 46.6 46.5 45.0 %
Employed
Dec 2019 1,698 1,708 1,687 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 45.2 45.4 43.6 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 50 43 56 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 2.8 2.4 3.2 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 2,006 2,014 2,127 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 104,721 104,496 103,609 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 77,373 77,777 76,777 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 73.9 74.4 74.1 %
Employed
Dec 2019 74,712 75,287 73,757 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 71.3 72.0 71.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 2,661 2,491 3,020 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 3.4 3.2 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 27,348 26,719 26,831 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 1,893 1,892 1,875 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 1,121 1,092 1,162 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 59.2 57.7 62.0 %
Employed
Dec 2019 1,100 1,036 1,135 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 58.1 54.8 60.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 22 55 27 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 1.9 5.1 2.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 772 800 713 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 764 784 696 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 531 537 486 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 69.5 68.5 69.9 %
Employed
Dec 2019 514 494 471 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 67.3 63.0 67.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 17 43 15 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 3.1 8.0 3.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 233 247 210 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 480 458 514 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 325 307 383 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 67.8 67.0 74.5 %
Employed
Dec 2019 322 299 376 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 67.1 65.2 73.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 3 8 7 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 1.0 2.6 1.9 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 155 151 131 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 244 245 255 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 46 48 57 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 19.0 19.5 22.5 %
Employed
Dec 2019 46 48 57 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 18.9 19.5 22.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 0 0 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 198 197 198 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 405 405 410 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 219 200 235 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 54.0 49.5 57.3 %
Employed
Dec 2019 217 195 230 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 53.6 48.2 56.0 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 2 5 5 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 0.7 2.4 2.2 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 186 205 175 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2019 127,985 127,884 127,424 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2019 75,275 75,264 74,470 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2019 58.8 58.9 58.4 %
Employed
Dec 2019 72,940 72,884 71,989 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2019 57.0 57.0 56.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2019 2,335 2,380 2,481 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2019 3.1 3.2 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2019 52,710 52,620 52,954 Thous. of Persons
   

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