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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    
 
 
    Apr 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
Apr 2018 19,280 19,313 20,615 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 9,582 9,617 10,344 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 49.7 49.8 50.2 %
Employed
Apr 2018 9,231 9,225 9,964 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 47.9 47.8 48.3 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 351 392 380 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 3.7 4.1 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 9,698 9,696 10,271 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 4,070 4,089 4,104 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 3,356 3,362 3,274 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 82.5 82.2 79.8 %
Employed
Apr 2018 3,193 3,195 3,145 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 78.5 78.2 76.6 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 43 76 99 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 1.8 3.1 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 694 659 671 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 7,714 7,750 8,134 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 1,628 1,646 1,972 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 21.1 21.2 24.2 %
Employed
Apr 2018 1,576 1,585 1,900 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 20.4 20.4 23.4 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 52 62 72 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 3.2 3.7 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 6,086 6,104 6,162 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 4,362 4,373 5,063 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 2,158 2,166 2,456 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 49.5 49.5 48.5 %
Employed
Apr 2018 2,065 2,078 2,376 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 47.3 47.5 46.9 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 93 88 80 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 4.3 4.1 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 2,204 2,207 2,607 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 229,048 228,782 225,046 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 149,781 149,929 147,418 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 65.4 65.5 65.5 %
Employed
Apr 2018 144,475 143,951 141,599 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 63.1 62.9 62.9 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 5,306 5,978 5,819 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 3.5 4.0 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 79,267 78,853 77,628 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 17,418 17,453 18,589 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 8,446 8,483 9,154 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 48.5 48.6 49.2 %
Employed
Apr 2018 8,117 8,112 8,817 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 46.6 46.5 47.4 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 329 372 337 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 3.9 4.4 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 8,972 8,970 9,435 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 3,378 3,385 3,379 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 2,849 2,865 2,781 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 84.3 84.6 82.3 %
Employed
Apr 2018 2,702 2,706 2,676 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 80.0 80 79.2 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 147 158 104 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 5.2 5.5 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 529 520 598 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 2,638 2,621 2,815 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 2,085 2,072 2,262 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 79.0 79.1 80.4 %
Employed
Apr 2018 2,044 2,004 2,176 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 77.5 76.4 77.3 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 41 69 86 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 2.0 3.3 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 553 549 553 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 7,452 7,487 7,840 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 1,569 1,587 1,915 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 21.0 21.2 24.4 %
Employed
Apr 2018 1,516 1,526 1,843 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 20.3 20.4 23.5 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 52 62 72 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 3.3 3.9 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 5,883 5,900 5,925 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 3,950 3,960 4,555 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 1,944 1,959 2,196 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 49.2 49.5 48.2 %
Employed
Apr 2018 1,854 1,876 2,122 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 46.9 47.4 46.6 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 89 83 74 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 4.6 4.2 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 2,006 2,001 2,359 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 102,525 102,363 99,978 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 76,583 76,505 74,682 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 74.7 74.7 74.7 %
Employed
Apr 2018 73,719 73,269 71,671 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 71.9 71.6 71.7 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 2,864 3,237 3,011 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 3.7 4.2 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 25,942 25,858 25,296 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 1,862 1,860 2,026 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 1,136 1,134 1,190 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 61.0 60.9 58.8 %
Employed
Apr 2018 1,114 1,113 1,147 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 59.8 59.9 56.6 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 22 20 43 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 1.9 1.8 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 726 726 836 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 692 704 725 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 507 497 493 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 73.3 70.6 68 %
Employed
Apr 2018 491 489 468 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 70.9 69.5 64.6 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 16 8 25 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 3.2 1.7 5.0 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 185 207 232 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 496 480 499 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 355 370 381 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 71.6 77 76.3 %
Employed
Apr 2018 353 363 368 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 71.2 75.7 73.7 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 2 7 13 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 0.6 1.8 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 141 110 119 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 262 263 294 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 60 59 57 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 22.7 22.4 19.3 %
Employed
Apr 2018 60 59 57 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 22.7 22.4 19.3 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 0 0 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 202 204 237 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 412 413 508 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 214 208 260 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 52.0 50.3 51.2 %
Employed
Apr 2018 211 202 254 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 51.2 49 50 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 3 5 6 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 1.5 2.5 2.3 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 198 205 248 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2018 126,524 126,419 125,068 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2018 73,198 73,424 72,736 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2018 57.9 58.1 58.2 %
Employed
Apr 2018 70,756 70,682 69,928 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2018 55.9 55.9 55.9 %
Unemployed
Apr 2018 2,442 2,742 2,808 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2018 3.3 3.7 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2018 53,326 52,996 52,332 Thous. of Persons
   

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