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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    
 
 
    Sep 2018
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
Sep 2018 19,120 19,151 20,511 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 9,482 9,388 10,373 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 49.6 49.0 50.6 %
Employed
Sep 2018 9,161 9,031 10,063 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 47.9 47.2 49.1 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 320 357 309 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 3.4 3.8 3.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 9,638 9,763 10,138 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 4,121 4,159 4,119 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 3,355 3,343 3,306 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 81.4 80.4 80.3 %
Employed
Sep 2018 3,224 3,213 3,176 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 78.2 77.3 77.1 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 71 76 71 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 2.8 3.1 2.6 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 633 649 640 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 7,537 7,573 7,992 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 1,580 1,551 1,830 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 21.0 20.5 22.9 %
Employed
Sep 2018 1,521 1,481 1,784 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 20.2 19.6 22.3 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 60 71 46 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 3.8 4.6 2.5 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 5,957 6,022 6,162 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 4,310 4,320 5,011 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 2,028 2,044 2,487 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 47.0 47.3 49.6 %
Employed
Sep 2018 1,970 1,963 2,425 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 45.7 45.4 48.4 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 58 81 63 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 2.9 4.0 2.5 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 2,282 2,276 2,524 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 230,212 230,011 225,860 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 150,416 150,271 148,380 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 65.3 65.3 65.7 %
Employed
Sep 2018 145,204 144,538 142,394 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 63.1 62.8 63 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 5,212 5,733 5,986 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 3.5 3.8 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 79,796 79,740 77,480 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 17,251 17,283 18,477 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 8,313 8,250 9,085 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 48.2 47.7 49.2 %
Employed
Sep 2018 8,055 7,944 8,834 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 46.7 46.0 47.8 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 258 307 251 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 3.1 3.7 2.8 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 8,938 9,033 9,392 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 3,389 3,420 3,373 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 2,807 2,804 2,769 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 82.8 82.0 82.1 %
Employed
Sep 2018 2,709 2,698 2,675 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 79.9 78.9 79.3 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 98 106 94 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 3.5 3.8 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 582 615 604 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 2,682 2,639 2,896 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 2,160 2,122 2,361 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 80.5 80.4 81.5 %
Employed
Sep 2018 2,110 2,056 2,307 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 78.7 77.9 79.6 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 50 66 55 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 2.3 3.1 2.3 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 522 517 535 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 7,280 7,315 7,703 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 1,531 1,508 1,757 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 21.0 20.6 22.8 %
Employed
Sep 2018 1,472 1,440 1,711 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 20.2 19.7 22.2 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 60 68 46 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 3.9 4.5 2.6 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 5,749 5,807 5,946 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 3,900 3,909 4,505 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 1,814 1,816 2,198 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 46.5 46.5 48.8 %
Employed
Sep 2018 1,765 1,749 2,140 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 45.2 44.7 47.5 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 49 67 57 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 2.7 3.7 2.6 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 2,086 2,093 2,307 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 103,100 103,000 100,353 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 76,597 76,886 75,362 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 74.3 74.6 75.1 %
Employed
Sep 2018 73,960 74,183 72,353 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 71.7 72.0 72.1 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 2,637 2,702 3,009 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 3.4 3.5 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 26,503 26,114 24,991 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 1,869 1,868 2,034 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 1,169 1,138 1,288 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 62.5 60.9 63.3 %
Employed
Sep 2018 1,107 1,087 1,230 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 59.2 58.2 60.5 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 62 51 58 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 5.3 4.5 4.5 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 700 730 746 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 733 740 746 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 548 539 537 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 74.8 72.9 72 %
Employed
Sep 2018 515 515 500 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 70.3 69.6 67.1 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 33 24 37 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 6.0 4.4 6.9 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 184 201 209 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 469 459 493 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 358 327 388 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 76.4 71.2 78.7 %
Employed
Sep 2018 337 317 372 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 71.9 69.1 75.4 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 21 10 16 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 5.9 3.0 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 111 132 105 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 257 258 289 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 49 44 73 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 19.0 16.9 25.4 %
Employed
Sep 2018 49 41 73 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 19.0 15.7 25.4 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 0 3 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 208 214 216 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 410 411 506 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 213 228 290 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 52.1 55.5 57.3 %
Employed
Sep 2018 205 214 284 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 50.0 52.1 56.2 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 8 14 5 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 4.0 6.2 1.9 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 197 183 216 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2018 127,112 127,012 125,507 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2018 73,819 73,386 73,018 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2018 58.1 57.8 58.2 %
Employed
Sep 2018 71,244 70,355 70,041 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2018 56.0 55.4 55.8 %
Unemployed
Sep 2018 2,575 3,031 2,977 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2018 3.5 4.1 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2018 53,293 53,626 52,489 Thous. of Persons
   

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