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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    
 
 
    Sep 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
Sep 2017 20,511 20,532 20,832 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 10,373 10,204 10,652 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 50.6 49.7 51.1 %
Employed
Sep 2017 10,063 9,830 10,191 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 49.1 47.9 48.9 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 309 374 461 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 3.0 3.7 4.3 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 10,138 10,328 10,180 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 4,119 4,114 3,935 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 3,306 3,322 3,170 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 80.3 80.7 80.5 %
Employed
Sep 2017 3,176 3,183 3,030 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 77.1 77.4 77 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 71 68 111 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 2.6 2.5 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 640 699 601 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 7,992 8,020 8,407 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 1,830 1,811 2,127 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 22.9 22.6 25.3 %
Employed
Sep 2017 1,784 1,720 2,053 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 22.3 21.5 24.4 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 46 91 74 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 2.5 5.0 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 6,162 6,209 6,280 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 5,011 5,022 5,131 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 2,487 2,395 2,598 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 49.6 47.7 50.6 %
Employed
Sep 2017 2,425 2,318 2,462 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 48.4 46.2 48 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 63 76 136 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 2.5 3.2 5.2 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 2,524 2,627 2,533 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 225,860 225,806 224,233 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 148,380 148,156 146,789 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 65.7 65.6 65.5 %
Employed
Sep 2017 142,394 141,595 139,919 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 63 62.7 62.4 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 5,986 6,561 6,870 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 4.0 4.4 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 77,480 77,650 77,444 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 18,477 18,500 18,815 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 9,085 8,955 9,369 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 49.2 48.4 49.8 %
Employed
Sep 2017 8,834 8,648 8,959 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 47.8 46.7 47.6 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 251 307 411 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 2.8 3.4 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 9,392 9,545 9,446 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 3,373 3,379 3,235 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 2,769 2,777 2,650 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 82.1 82.2 81.9 %
Employed
Sep 2017 2,675 2,678 2,523 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 79.3 79.3 78 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 94 99 127 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 3.4 3.5 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 604 603 585 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 2,896 2,875 2,854 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 2,361 2,293 2,366 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 81.5 79.8 82.9 %
Employed
Sep 2017 2,307 2,239 2,271 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 79.6 77.9 79.6 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 55 54 95 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 2.3 2.4 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 535 582 488 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 7,703 7,730 8,106 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 1,757 1,753 2,051 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 22.8 22.7 25.3 %
Employed
Sep 2017 1,711 1,666 1,977 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 22.2 21.6 24.4 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 46 87 74 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 2.6 5.0 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 5,946 5,977 6,055 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 4,505 4,516 4,620 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 2,198 2,132 2,302 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 48.8 47.2 49.8 %
Employed
Sep 2017 2,140 2,065 2,188 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 47.5 45.7 47.4 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 57 67 114 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 2.6 3.1 5.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 2,307 2,384 2,318 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 100,353 100,305 99,452 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 75,362 75,497 74,586 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 75.1 75.3 75 %
Employed
Sep 2017 72,353 72,300 71,122 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 72.1 72.1 71.5 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 3,009 3,198 3,465 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 4.0 4.2 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 24,991 24,808 24,866 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 2,034 2,032 2,017 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 1,288 1,250 1,283 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 63.3 61.5 63.6 %
Employed
Sep 2017 1,230 1,183 1,233 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 60.5 58.2 61.1 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 58 67 50 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 4.5 5.4 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 746 782 734 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 746 735 701 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 537 545 520 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 72 74.2 74.2 %
Employed
Sep 2017 500 505 507 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 67.1 68.7 72.4 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 37 40 12 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 6.9 7.4 2.3 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 209 190 181 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 493 501 504 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 388 384 391 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 78.7 76.5 77.6 %
Employed
Sep 2017 372 369 376 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 75.4 73.7 74.5 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 16 14 16 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 4.1 3.7 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 105 118 113 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 289 290 301 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 73 58 76 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 25.4 20 25.3 %
Employed
Sep 2017 73 54 76 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 25.4 18.8 25.1 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 0 4 1 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 216 232 225 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 506 506 511 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 290 263 295 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 57.3 52 57.8 %
Employed
Sep 2017 284 254 274 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 56.2 50.2 53.5 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 5 9 22 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 1.9 3.5 7.4 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 216 243 216 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2017 125,507 125,501 124,781 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2017 73,018 72,659 72,203 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2017 58.2 57.9 57.9 %
Employed
Sep 2017 70,041 69,295 68,797 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2017 55.8 55.2 55.1 %
Unemployed
Sep 2017 2,977 3,364 3,406 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2017 4.1 4.6 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2017 52,489 52,842 52,578 Thous. of Persons
   

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