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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    
 
 
    Jul 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
Jul 2018 19,183 19,215 20,553 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 9,428 9,456 10,057 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 49.1 49.2 48.9 %
Employed
Jul 2018 9,145 9,140 9,700 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 47.7 47.6 47.2 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 283 315 356 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 3.0 3.3 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 9,755 9,759 10,496 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 4,182 4,171 4,131 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 3,325 3,345 3,314 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 79.5 80.2 80.2 %
Employed
Jul 2018 3,227 3,221 3,160 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 77.2 77.2 76.5 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 59 64 89 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 2.4 2.6 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 623 632 745 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 7,608 7,643 8,049 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 1,604 1,562 1,813 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 21.1 20.4 22.5 %
Employed
Jul 2018 1,526 1,493 1,749 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 20.1 19.5 21.7 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 78 69 64 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 4.9 4.4 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 6,004 6,081 6,236 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 4,330 4,341 5,032 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 2,058 2,121 2,333 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 47.5 48.9 46.4 %
Employed
Jul 2018 2,011 2,062 2,284 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 46.4 47.5 45.4 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 47 59 49 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 2.3 2.8 2.1 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 2,272 2,220 2,699 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 230,008 229,660 225,662 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 151,617 151,290 149,056 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 65.9 65.9 66.1 %
Employed
Jul 2018 145,563 145,245 142,454 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 63.3 63.2 63.1 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 6,054 6,045 6,602 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 4.0 4.0 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 78,390 78,370 76,606 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 17,317 17,350 18,522 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 8,294 8,301 8,861 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 47.9 47.8 47.8 %
Employed
Jul 2018 8,038 8,008 8,540 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 46.4 46.2 46.1 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 255 293 321 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 3.1 3.5 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 9,023 9,049 9,661 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 3,485 3,460 3,369 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 2,815 2,818 2,776 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 80.8 81.4 82.4 %
Employed
Jul 2018 2,729 2,705 2,642 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 78.3 78.2 78.4 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 86 113 134 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 3.1 4.0 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 670 642 593 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 2,564 2,578 2,870 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 2,067 2,073 2,255 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 80.6 80.4 78.6 %
Employed
Jul 2018 2,014 2,012 2,171 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 78.6 78.0 75.6 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 53 61 84 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 2.6 2.9 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 497 505 615 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 7,349 7,383 7,758 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 1,573 1,518 1,755 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 21.4 20.6 22.6 %
Employed
Jul 2018 1,497 1,449 1,691 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 20.4 19.6 21.8 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 77 69 64 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 4.9 4.5 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 5,776 5,865 6,003 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 3,919 3,929 4,525 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 1,839 1,892 2,074 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 46.9 48.2 45.8 %
Employed
Jul 2018 1,799 1,842 2,036 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 45.9 46.9 45 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 40 50 39 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 2.2 2.6 1.9 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 2,080 2,037 2,451 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 103,000 102,769 100,240 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 77,532 77,409 76,042 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 75.3 75.3 75.9 %
Employed
Jul 2018 74,718 74,384 72,876 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 72.5 72.4 72.7 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 2,814 3,025 3,166 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 3.6 3.9 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 25,468 25,360 24,198 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 1,866 1,865 2,031 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 1,134 1,155 1,195 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 60.8 61.9 58.8 %
Employed
Jul 2018 1,107 1,132 1,160 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 59.3 60.7 57.1 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 27 23 35 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 2.4 2.0 2.9 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 732 710 836 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 697 711 762 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 511 527 537 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 73.2 74.1 70.5 %
Employed
Jul 2018 498 516 518 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 71.5 72.5 68 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 12 11 19 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 2.4 2.1 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 187 184 225 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 499 482 471 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 372 355 341 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 74.7 73.7 72.4 %
Employed
Jul 2018 367 352 336 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 73.5 73.1 71.3 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 6 3 5 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 1.6 0.8 1.5 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 126 127 130 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 259 260 291 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 31 43 58 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 12.1 16.7 19.9 %
Employed
Jul 2018 30 43 58 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 11.6 16.7 19.9 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 1 0 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 228 217 233 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 411 412 507 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 220 229 259 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 53.5 55.6 51.1 %
Employed
Jul 2018 212 220 248 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 51.6 53.5 48.9 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 8 9 11 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 3.6 3.8 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 191 183 248 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2018 127,008 126,891 125,422 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2018 74,086 73,880 73,014 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2018 58.3 58.2 58.2 %
Employed
Jul 2018 70,845 70,860 69,578 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2018 55.8 55.8 55.5 %
Unemployed
Jul 2018 3,241 3,020 3,436 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2018 4.4 4.1 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2018 52,922 53,010 52,408 Thous. of Persons
   

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