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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    
 
 
    Mar 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
Mar 2019 18,933 18,965 19,313 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 9,351 9,377 9,617 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 49.4 49.4 49.8 %
Employed
Mar 2019 9,081 9,121 9,225 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 48.0 48.1 47.8 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 269 256 392 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 2.9 2.7 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 9,582 9,588 9,696 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 4,231 4,289 4,089 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 3,425 3,458 3,362 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 81.0 80.6 82.2 %
Employed
Mar 2019 3,319 3,340 3,195 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 78.5 77.9 78.2 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 46 51 76 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 1.9 2.1 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 686 673 659 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 7,332 7,366 7,750 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 1,443 1,535 1,646 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 19.7 20.8 21.2 %
Employed
Mar 2019 1,403 1,512 1,585 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 19.1 20.5 20.4 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 40 23 62 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 2.8 1.5 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 5,889 5,831 6,104 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 4,247 4,259 4,373 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 2,046 2,006 2,166 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 48.2 47.1 49.5 %
Employed
Mar 2019 1,968 1,941 2,078 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 46.3 45.6 47.5 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 78 65 88 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 3.8 3.2 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 2,201 2,253 2,207 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 230,736 230,460 228,782 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 151,634 151,531 149,929 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 65.7 65.8 65.5 %
Employed
Mar 2019 145,758 145,482 143,951 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 63.2 63.1 62.9 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 5,875 6,049 5,978 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 3.9 4.0 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 79,102 78,928 78,853 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 17,055 17,087 17,453 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 8,208 8,221 8,483 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 48.1 48.1 48.6 %
Employed
Mar 2019 7,968 8,003 8,112 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 46.7 46.8 46.5 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 240 218 372 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 2.9 2.7 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 8,847 8,866 8,970 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 3,540 3,598 3,385 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 2,941 2,963 2,865 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 83.1 82.4 84.6 %
Employed
Mar 2019 2,854 2,866 2,706 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 80.6 79.7 80 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 87 97 158 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 2.9 3.3 5.5 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 599 635 520 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 2,596 2,526 2,621 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 2,072 2,012 2,072 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 79.8 79.6 79.1 %
Employed
Mar 2019 2,031 1,966 2,004 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 78.2 77.8 76.4 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 40 46 69 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 1.9 2.3 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 525 515 549 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 7,080 7,113 7,487 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 1,370 1,473 1,587 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 19.4 20.7 21.2 %
Employed
Mar 2019 1,330 1,454 1,526 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 18.8 20.4 20.4 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 40 20 62 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 2.9 1.3 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 5,710 5,640 5,900 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 3,839 3,850 3,960 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 1,825 1,773 1,959 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 47.5 46.1 49.5 %
Employed
Mar 2019 1,752 1,718 1,876 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 45.6 44.6 47.4 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 73 56 83 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 4.0 3.1 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 2,014 2,077 2,001 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 103,460 103,302 102,363 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 77,174 76,901 76,505 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 74.6 74.4 74.7 %
Employed
Mar 2019 73,845 73,556 73,269 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 71.4 71.2 71.6 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 3,329 3,345 3,237 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 4.3 4.3 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 26,286 26,401 25,858 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 1,878 1,878 1,860 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 1,143 1,156 1,134 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 60.9 61.5 60.9 %
Employed
Mar 2019 1,113 1,117 1,113 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 59.3 59.5 59.9 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 30 38 20 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 2.6 3.3 1.8 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 735 722 726 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 691 692 704 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 485 495 497 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 70.1 71.6 70.6 %
Employed
Mar 2019 465 474 489 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 67.3 68.5 69.5 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 19 21 8 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 4.0 4.3 1.7 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 207 196 207 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 527 524 480 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 365 366 370 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 69.3 69.8 77 %
Employed
Mar 2019 360 361 363 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 68.3 68.9 75.7 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 5 5 7 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 1.5 1.3 1.8 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 162 158 110 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 252 253 263 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 72 62 59 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 28.7 24.5 22.4 %
Employed
Mar 2019 72 59 59 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 28.7 23.2 22.4 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 0 3 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 180 191 204 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 408 409 413 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 221 233 208 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 54.2 56.9 50.3 %
Employed
Mar 2019 216 224 202 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 52.9 54.7 49 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 5 9 5 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 2.4 3.9 2.5 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 187 176 205 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2019 127,276 127,157 126,419 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2019 74,459 74,630 73,424 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2019 58.5 58.7 58.1 %
Employed
Mar 2019 71,913 71,926 70,682 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2019 56.5 56.6 55.9 %
Unemployed
Mar 2019 2,546 2,705 2,742 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2019 3.4 3.6 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2019 52,816 52,527 52,996 Thous. of Persons
   

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