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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    
 
 
    Jan 2023
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 2023 18,024 18,237 18,495 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 8,630 8,770 8,872 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 47.9 48.1 48.0 %
Employed
Jan 2023 8,390 8,487 8,535 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 46.5 46.5 46.1 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 240 283 338 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 2.8 3.2 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 9,394 9,467 9,623 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 4,913 5,021 4,757 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 3,918 4,029 3,787 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 79.7 80.2 79.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 3,768 3,907 3,591 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 76.7 77.8 75.5 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 36 68 28 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 1.7 3.1 1.2 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 813 1,000 893 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 6,099 6,100 6,368 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 827 964 993 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 13.6 15.8 15.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 823 929 943 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 13.5 15.2 14.8 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 4 35 50 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 0.5 3.6 5.0 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 5,272 5,136 5,375 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 4,001 3,931 4,059 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 1,687 1,592 1,675 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 42.2 40.5 41.3 %
Employed
Jan 2023 1,638 1,534 1,612 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 40.9 39.0 39.7 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 50 58 64 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 2.9 3.6 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 2,314 2,339 2,384 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 238,664 237,329 235,614 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 154,167 153,028 151,745 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 64.6 64.5 64.4 %
Employed
Jan 2023 148,269 148,134 145,118 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 62.1 62.4 61.6 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 5,898 4,894 6,627 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 3.8 3.2 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 84,497 84,301 83,869 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 15,991 16,203 16,474 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 7,490 7,592 7,669 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 46.8 46.9 46.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 7,294 7,329 7,371 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 45.6 45.2 44.7 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 196 263 298 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 2.6 3.5 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 8,501 8,611 8,805 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 4,002 4,098 3,879 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 3,275 3,349 3,166 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 81.8 81.7 81.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 3,167 3,240 2,994 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 79.1 79.1 77.2 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 108 109 172 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 3.3 3.3 5.4 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 728 749 713 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 2,569 2,724 2,834 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 1,862 1,880 2,071 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 72.5 69.0 73.1 %
Employed
Jan 2023 1,827 1,812 2,043 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 71.1 66.5 72.1 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 35 68 28 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 1.9 3.6 1.3 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 706 844 763 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 5,841 5,857 6,115 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 809 932 955 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 13.8 15.9 15.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 805 897 911 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 13.8 15.3 14.9 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 4 35 44 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 0.5 3.8 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 5,032 4,925 5,160 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 3,579 3,524 3,646 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 1,544 1,431 1,477 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 43.1 40.6 40.5 %
Employed
Jan 2023 1,495 1,380 1,423 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 41.8 39.2 39.0 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 49 51 54 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 3.1 3.6 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 2,035 2,093 2,169 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 109,368 108,183 107,121 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 79,289 78,544 77,789 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 72.5 72.6 72.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 75,919 75,956 74,107 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 69.4 70.2 69.2 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 3,370 2,588 3,682 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 4.3 3.3 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 30,078 29,639 29,332 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 2,033 2,034 2,021 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 1,141 1,177 1,204 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 56.1 57.9 59.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 1,096 1,158 1,164 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 53.9 56.9 57.6 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 44 20 40 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 3.9 1.7 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 892 857 817 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 911 923 878 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 644 680 620 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 70.6 73.6 70.7 %
Employed
Jan 2023 601 666 596 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 66.0 72.2 67.9 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 42 13 24 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 6.6 1.9 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 267 244 258 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 442 461 477 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 335 305 346 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 75.8 66.1 72.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 334 305 346 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 75.5 66.1 72.5 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 1 0 1 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 0.4 0.0 0.2 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 107 156 131 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 258 243 253 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 19 33 38 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 7.2 13.4 15.1 %
Employed
Jan 2023 19 33 32 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 7.2 13.4 12.8 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 0 0 6 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 239 210 215 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 422 407 413 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 143 160 199 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 34.0 39.4 48.1 %
Employed
Jan 2023 143 154 189 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 33.8 37.8 45.8 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 1 7 10 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 0.7 4.1 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 279 247 214 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2023 129,296 129,146 128,493 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2023 74,877 74,484 73,956 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2023 57.9 57.7 57.6 %
Employed
Jan 2023 72,350 72,178 71,012 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2023 56.0 55.9 55.3 %
Unemployed
Jan 2023 2,527 2,306 2,945 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2023 3.4 3.1 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2023 54,419 54,662 54,537 Thous. of Persons
   

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