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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    
 
 
    Nov 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
Nov 2017 19,420 20,493 20,782 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 9,698 10,184 10,493 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 49.9 49.7 50.5 %
Employed
Nov 2017 9,310 9,906 9,994 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 47.9 48.3 48.1 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 388 278 499 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 4.0 2.7 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 9,722 10,309 10,289 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 4,103 4,161 4,034 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 3,374 3,316 3,338 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 82.2 79.7 82.8 %
Employed
Nov 2017 3,219 3,196 3,123 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 78.5 76.8 77.4 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 71 49 87 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 3.0 1.9 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 643 746 687 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 7,873 7,964 8,341 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 1,753 1,779 1,944 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 22.3 22.3 23.3 %
Employed
Nov 2017 1,680 1,730 1,867 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 21.3 21.7 22.4 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 73 50 78 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 4.2 2.8 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 6,120 6,185 6,397 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 4,414 5,003 5,112 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 2,184 2,471 2,602 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 49.5 49.4 50.9 %
Employed
Nov 2017 2,095 2,411 2,483 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 47.5 48.2 48.6 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 89 60 119 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 4.1 2.4 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 2,230 2,532 2,510 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 227,216 225,807 224,658 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 148,582 148,074 147,061 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 65.4 65.6 65.5 %
Employed
Nov 2017 143,076 142,414 140,801 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 63 63.1 62.7 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 5,506 5,660 6,260 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 3.7 3.8 4.3 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 78,634 77,734 77,598 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 17,566 18,457 18,762 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 8,569 8,958 9,218 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 48.8 48.5 49.1 %
Employed
Nov 2017 8,223 8,705 8,812 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 46.8 47.2 47 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 346 253 406 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 4.0 2.8 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 8,997 9,499 9,544 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 3,410 3,421 3,335 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 2,882 2,816 2,813 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 84.5 82.3 84.3 %
Employed
Nov 2017 2,759 2,713 2,650 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 80.9 79.3 79.5 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 123 104 163 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 4.3 3.7 5.8 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 529 605 522 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 2,551 2,863 2,783 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 2,052 2,253 2,231 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 80.4 78.7 80.2 %
Employed
Nov 2017 1,984 2,214 2,163 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 77.8 77.3 77.7 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 67 40 68 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 3.3 1.8 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 499 610 552 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 7,605 7,676 8,042 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 1,689 1,708 1,877 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 22.2 22.3 23.3 %
Employed
Nov 2017 1,616 1,659 1,804 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 21.3 21.6 22.4 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 73 50 73 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 4.3 2.9 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 5,916 5,968 6,165 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 4,000 4,497 4,602 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 1,946 2,179 2,297 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 48.7 48.5 49.9 %
Employed
Nov 2017 1,863 2,120 2,196 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 46.6 47.2 47.7 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 83 59 101 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 4.3 2.7 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 2,054 2,318 2,305 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 101,379 100,389 99,680 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 75,345 75,253 74,491 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 74.3 75 74.7 %
Employed
Nov 2017 72,500 72,312 71,234 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 71.5 72 71.5 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 2,845 2,941 3,256 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 3.8 3.9 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 26,034 25,136 25,189 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 1,854 2,036 2,020 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 1,129 1,227 1,275 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 60.9 60.2 63.1 %
Employed
Nov 2017 1,087 1,201 1,181 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 58.6 59 58.5 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 42 26 94 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 3.7 2.1 7.4 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 725 809 745 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 692 740 699 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 493 500 525 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 71.2 67.5 75.2 %
Employed
Nov 2017 460 483 473 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 66.5 65.3 67.7 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 33 16 53 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 6.6 3.3 10 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 199 241 173 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 480 502 512 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 335 365 377 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 69.9 72.7 73.7 %
Employed
Nov 2017 332 356 359 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 69.1 70.9 70.1 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 4 9 18 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 1.1 2.5 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 144 137 135 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 268 288 299 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 64 71 67 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 23.7 24.6 22.5 %
Employed
Nov 2017 64 71 63 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 23.7 24.6 21 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 0 0 4 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 204 217 232 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 414 506 510 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 237 291 305 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 57.3 57.5 59.9 %
Employed
Nov 2017 231 291 287 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 55.9 57.5 56.3 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 6 0 19 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 2.5 0.1 6.1 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 177 215 205 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Nov 2017 125,837 125,418 124,978 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Nov 2017 73,237 72,821 72,570 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Nov 2017 58.2 58.1 58.1 %
Employed
Nov 2017 70,576 70,101 69,566 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Nov 2017 56.1 55.9 55.7 %
Unemployed
Nov 2017 2,661 2,719 3,003 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Nov 2017 3.6 3.7 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Nov 2017 52,600 52,598 52,408 Thous. of Persons
   

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