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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    
 
 
    Dec 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
Dec 2017 19,389 19,420 20,757 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 9,521 9,698 10,434 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 49.1 49.9 50.3 %
Employed
Dec 2017 9,159 9,310 10,009 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 47.2 47.9 48.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 362 388 424 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.8 4.0 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 9,868 9,722 10,323 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 4,164 4,103 4,038 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 3,383 3,374 3,341 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 81.2 82.2 82.7 %
Employed
Dec 2017 3,270 3,219 3,152 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 78.5 78.5 78.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 80 71 74 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.5 3.0 2.8 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 697 643 695 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 7,839 7,873 8,308 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 1,638 1,753 1,875 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 20.9 22.3 22.6 %
Employed
Dec 2017 1,577 1,680 1,796 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 20.1 21.3 21.6 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 61 73 79 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.7 4.2 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 6,201 6,120 6,433 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 4,405 4,414 5,102 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 2,216 2,184 2,605 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 50.3 49.5 51.1 %
Employed
Dec 2017 2,109 2,095 2,522 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 47.9 47.5 49.4 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 107 89 83 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 4.8 4.1 3.2 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 2,189 2,230 2,497 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 227,397 227,216 224,879 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 148,288 148,582 146,581 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 65.2 65.4 65.2 %
Employed
Dec 2017 142,639 143,076 140,128 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 62.7 63 62.3 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 5,649 5,506 6,454 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.8 3.7 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 79,109 78,634 78,297 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 17,533 17,566 18,735 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 8,405 8,569 9,210 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 47.9 48.8 49.2 %
Employed
Dec 2017 8,084 8,223 8,822 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 46.1 46.8 47.1 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 321 346 388 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.8 4.0 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 9,128 8,997 9,525 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 3,469 3,410 3,334 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 2,897 2,882 2,836 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 83.5 84.5 85.1 %
Employed
Dec 2017 2,800 2,759 2,669 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 80.7 80.9 80 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 97 123 167 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.4 4.3 5.9 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 572 529 498 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 2,501 2,551 2,799 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 1,952 2,052 2,252 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 78.1 80.4 80.5 %
Employed
Dec 2017 1,885 1,984 2,182 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 75.4 77.8 78 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 67 67 70 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.4 3.3 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 548 499 547 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 7,572 7,605 8,010 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 1,573 1,689 1,812 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 20.8 22.2 22.6 %
Employed
Dec 2017 1,512 1,616 1,740 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 20 21.3 21.7 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 61 73 73 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.9 4.3 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 5,999 5,916 6,198 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 3,991 4,000 4,592 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 1,983 1,946 2,310 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 49.7 48.7 50.3 %
Employed
Dec 2017 1,887 1,863 2,232 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 47.3 46.6 48.6 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 96 83 78 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 4.8 4.3 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 2,008 2,054 2,282 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 101,486 101,379 99,823 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 75,509 75,345 74,321 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 74.4 74.3 74.5 %
Employed
Dec 2017 72,437 72,500 70,793 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 71.4 71.5 70.9 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 3,073 2,845 3,528 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 4.1 3.8 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 25,976 26,034 25,502 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 1,856 1,854 2,022 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 1,115 1,129 1,224 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 60.1 60.9 60.5 %
Employed
Dec 2017 1,075 1,087 1,187 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 57.9 58.6 58.7 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 41 42 36 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.6 3.7 3.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 741 725 798 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 695 692 704 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 486 493 505 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 69.9 71.2 71.7 %
Employed
Dec 2017 470 460 483 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 67.6 66.5 68.6 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 16 33 22 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.3 6.6 4.3 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 209 199 199 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 480 480 510 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 332 335 361 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 69.1 69.9 70.9 %
Employed
Dec 2017 319 332 358 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 66.4 69.1 70.2 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 13 4 4 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 4.0 1.1 1.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 148 144 149 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 267 268 298 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 65 64 62 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 24.3 23.7 20.9 %
Employed
Dec 2017 65 64 56 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 24.3 23.7 18.8 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 0 0 6 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 202 204 236 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 414 414 510 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 233 237 295 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 56.3 57.3 57.9 %
Employed
Dec 2017 222 231 290 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 53.5 55.9 56.9 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 11 6 5 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 4.9 2.5 1.7 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 181 177 215 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Dec 2017 125,911 125,837 125,055 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Dec 2017 72,779 73,237 72,260 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Dec 2017 57.8 58.2 57.8 %
Employed
Dec 2017 70,203 70,576 69,335 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Dec 2017 55.8 56.1 55.4 %
Unemployed
Dec 2017 2,576 2,661 2,925 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Dec 2017 3.5 3.6 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Dec 2017 53,133 52,600 52,795 Thous. of Persons
   

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