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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    
 
 
    Aug 2017
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
Aug 2017 20,532 20,553 20,857 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 10,204 10,057 10,522 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 49.7 48.9 50.4 %
Employed
Aug 2017 9,830 9,700 10,069 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 47.9 47.2 48.3 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 374 356 453 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 3.7 3.5 4.3 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 10,328 10,496 10,335 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 4,114 4,131 3,846 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 3,322 3,314 3,154 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 80.7 80.2 82 %
Employed
Aug 2017 3,183 3,160 3,007 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 77.4 76.5 78.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 68 89 127 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 2.5 3.4 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 699 745 691 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 8,020 8,049 8,439 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 1,811 1,813 2,102 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 22.6 22.5 24.9 %
Employed
Aug 2017 1,720 1,749 2,023 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 21.5 21.7 24 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 91 64 78 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 5.0 3.5 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 6,209 6,236 6,337 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 5,022 5,032 5,141 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 2,395 2,333 2,526 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 47.7 46.4 49.1 %
Employed
Aug 2017 2,318 2,284 2,426 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 46.2 45.4 47.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 76 49 100 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 3.2 2.1 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 2,627 2,699 2,615 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 225,806 225,662 224,047 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 148,156 149,056 146,871 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 65.6 66.1 65.6 %
Employed
Aug 2017 141,595 142,454 139,716 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 62.7 63.1 62.4 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 6,561 6,602 7,155 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 4.4 4.4 4.9 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 77,650 76,606 77,176 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 18,500 18,522 18,842 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 8,955 8,861 9,274 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 48.4 47.8 49.2 %
Employed
Aug 2017 8,648 8,540 8,909 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 46.7 46.1 47.3 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 307 321 365 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 3.4 3.6 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 9,545 9,661 9,568 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 3,379 3,369 3,182 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 2,777 2,776 2,651 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 82.2 82.4 83.3 %
Employed
Aug 2017 2,678 2,642 2,541 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 79.3 78.4 79.9 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 99 134 110 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 3.5 4.8 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 603 593 531 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 2,875 2,870 2,893 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 2,293 2,255 2,336 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 79.8 78.6 80.8 %
Employed
Aug 2017 2,239 2,171 2,241 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 77.9 75.6 77.5 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 54 84 95 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 2.4 3.7 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 582 615 557 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 7,730 7,758 8,137 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 1,753 1,755 2,015 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 22.7 22.6 24.8 %
Employed
Aug 2017 1,666 1,691 1,942 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 21.6 21.8 23.9 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 87 64 73 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 5.0 3.6 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 5,977 6,003 6,122 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 4,516 4,525 4,630 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 2,132 2,074 2,271 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 47.2 45.8 49 %
Employed
Aug 2017 2,065 2,036 2,184 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 45.7 45 47.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 67 39 87 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 3.1 1.9 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 2,384 2,451 2,359 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 100,305 100,240 99,310 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 75,497 76,042 74,927 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 75.3 75.9 75.4 %
Employed
Aug 2017 72,300 72,876 71,440 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 72.1 72.7 71.9 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 3,198 3,166 3,487 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 4.2 4.2 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 24,808 24,198 24,383 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 2,032 2,031 2,015 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 1,250 1,195 1,248 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 61.5 58.8 61.9 %
Employed
Aug 2017 1,183 1,160 1,160 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 58.2 57.1 57.6 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 67 35 87 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 5.4 2.9 7.0 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 782 836 767 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 735 762 664 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 545 537 503 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 74.2 70.5 75.7 %
Employed
Aug 2017 505 518 466 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 68.7 68 70.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 40 19 37 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 7.4 3.6 7.3 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 190 225 161 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 501 471 538 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 384 341 403 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 76.5 72.4 75 %
Employed
Aug 2017 369 336 371 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 73.7 71.3 69 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 14 5 32 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 3.7 1.5 8.0 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 118 130 134 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 290 291 302 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 58 58 86 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 20 19.9 28.5 %
Employed
Aug 2017 54 58 81 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 18.8 19.9 27 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 4 0 5 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 232 233 216 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 506 507 511 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 263 259 255 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 52 51.1 49.9 %
Employed
Aug 2017 254 248 242 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 50.2 48.9 47.3 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 9 11 14 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 3.5 4.2 5.3 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 243 248 256 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2017 125,501 125,422 124,737 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2017 72,659 73,014 71,943 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2017 57.9 58.2 57.7 %
Employed
Aug 2017 69,295 69,578 68,276 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2017 55.2 55.5 54.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2017 3,364 3,436 3,667 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2017 4.6 4.7 5.1 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2017 52,842 52,408 52,793 Thous. of Persons
   

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