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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    
 
 
    Dec 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
Dec 2018 19,028 19,060 19,389 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 9,337 9,458 9,521 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 49.1 49.6 49.1 %
Employed
Dec 2018 9,040 9,167 9,159 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 47.5 48.1 47.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 296 291 362 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.2 3.1 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 9,691 9,602 9,868 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 4,251 4,226 4,164 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 3,437 3,489 3,383 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 80.8 82.6 81.2 %
Employed
Dec 2018 3,313 3,370 3,270 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 77.9 79.7 78.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 71 61 80 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.0 2.6 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 690 692 697 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 7,434 7,469 7,839 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 1,550 1,600 1,638 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 20.8 21.4 20.9 %
Employed
Dec 2018 1,511 1,565 1,577 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 20.3 21.0 20.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 39 35 61 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 2.5 2.2 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 5,884 5,869 6,201 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 4,281 4,291 4,405 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 1,978 1,988 2,216 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 46.2 46.3 50.3 %
Employed
Dec 2018 1,917 1,912 2,109 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 44.8 44.6 47.9 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 62 76 107 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.1 3.8 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 2,303 2,303 2,189 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 231,032 230,685 227,397 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 151,248 151,133 148,288 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 65.5 65.5 65.2 %
Employed
Dec 2018 145,746 146,041 142,639 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 63.1 63.3 62.7 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 5,502 5,093 5,649 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.6 3.4 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 79,785 79,552 79,109 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 17,153 17,187 17,533 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 8,175 8,297 8,405 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 47.7 48.3 47.9 %
Employed
Dec 2018 7,906 8,040 8,084 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 46.1 46.8 46.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 269 257 321 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.3 3.1 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 8,978 8,890 9,128 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 3,556 3,506 3,469 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 2,951 2,957 2,897 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 83.0 84.3 83.5 %
Employed
Dec 2018 2,841 2,859 2,800 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 79.9 81.5 80.7 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 110 98 97 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.7 3.3 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 605 549 572 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 2,547 2,587 2,501 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 1,988 2,032 1,952 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 78.0 78.5 78.1 %
Employed
Dec 2018 1,924 1,977 1,885 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 75.5 76.4 75.4 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 64 55 67 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.2 2.7 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 559 555 548 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 7,179 7,213 7,572 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 1,492 1,532 1,573 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 20.8 21.2 20.8 %
Employed
Dec 2018 1,453 1,497 1,512 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 20.2 20.8 20 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 39 35 61 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 2.6 2.3 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 5,687 5,681 5,999 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 3,871 3,881 3,991 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 1,744 1,776 1,983 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 45.0 45.8 49.7 %
Employed
Dec 2018 1,687 1,708 1,887 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 43.6 44.0 47.3 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 56 68 96 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.2 3.8 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 2,127 2,105 2,008 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 103,609 103,394 101,486 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 76,777 76,761 75,509 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 74.1 74.2 74.4 %
Employed
Dec 2018 73,757 74,218 72,437 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 71.2 71.8 71.4 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 3,020 2,543 3,073 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.9 3.3 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 26,831 26,633 25,976 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 1,875 1,873 1,856 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 1,162 1,162 1,115 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 62.0 62.0 60.1 %
Employed
Dec 2018 1,135 1,127 1,075 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 60.5 60.2 57.9 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 27 35 41 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 2.3 3.0 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 713 711 741 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 696 720 695 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 486 533 486 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 69.9 73.9 69.9 %
Employed
Dec 2018 471 511 470 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 67.8 70.9 67.6 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 15 22 16 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.0 4.1 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 210 188 209 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 514 487 480 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 383 350 332 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 74.5 71.8 69.1 %
Employed
Dec 2018 376 344 319 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 73.2 70.6 66.4 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 7 6 13 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 1.9 1.7 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 131 137 148 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 255 256 267 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 57 68 65 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 22.5 26.5 24.3 %
Employed
Dec 2018 57 68 65 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 22.5 26.5 24.3 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 0 0 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 198 188 202 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 410 410 414 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 235 212 233 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 57.3 51.6 56.3 %
Employed
Dec 2018 230 204 222 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 56.0 49.9 53.5 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 5 7 11 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 2.2 3.4 4.9 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 175 198 181 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2018 127,424 127,291 125,911 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2018 74,470 74,372 72,779 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2018 58.4 58.4 57.8 %
Employed
Dec 2018 71,989 71,823 70,203 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2018 56.5 56.4 55.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2018 2,481 2,549 2,576 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2018 3.3 3.4 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2018 52,954 52,919 53,133 Thous. of Persons
   

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