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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    
 
 
    Oct 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
Oct 2017 20,493 20,511 20,808 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 10,184 10,373 10,678 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 49.7 50.6 51.3 %
Employed
Oct 2017 9,906 10,063 10,218 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 48.3 49.1 49.1 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 278 309 460 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 2.7 3.0 4.3 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 10,309 10,138 10,130 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 4,161 4,119 3,932 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 3,316 3,306 3,258 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 79.7 80.3 82.9 %
Employed
Oct 2017 3,196 3,176 3,105 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 76.8 77.1 79 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 49 71 98 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 1.9 2.6 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 746 640 680 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 7,964 7,992 8,373 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 1,779 1,830 2,089 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 22.3 22.9 25 %
Employed
Oct 2017 1,730 1,784 1,998 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 21.7 22.3 23.9 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 50 46 91 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 2.8 2.5 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 6,185 6,162 6,284 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 5,003 5,011 5,122 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 2,471 2,487 2,629 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 49.4 49.6 51.3 %
Employed
Oct 2017 2,411 2,425 2,512 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 48.2 48.4 49 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 60 63 117 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 2.4 2.5 4.5 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 2,532 2,524 2,493 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 225,807 225,860 224,455 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 148,074 148,380 147,077 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 65.6 65.7 65.5 %
Employed
Oct 2017 142,414 142,394 140,458 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 63.1 63 62.6 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 5,660 5,986 6,619 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 3.8 4.0 4.5 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 77,734 77,480 77,379 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 18,457 18,477 18,789 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 8,958 9,085 9,362 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 48.5 49.2 49.8 %
Employed
Oct 2017 8,705 8,834 8,976 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 47.2 47.8 47.8 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 253 251 387 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 2.8 2.8 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 9,499 9,392 9,427 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 3,421 3,373 3,258 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 2,816 2,769 2,730 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 82.3 82.1 83.8 %
Employed
Oct 2017 2,713 2,675 2,601 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 79.3 79.3 79.8 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 104 94 130 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 3.7 3.4 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 605 604 527 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 2,863 2,896 2,847 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 2,253 2,361 2,290 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 78.7 81.5 80.4 %
Employed
Oct 2017 2,214 2,307 2,217 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 77.3 79.6 77.9 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 40 55 73 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 1.8 2.3 3.2 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 610 535 557 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 7,676 7,703 8,073 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 1,708 1,757 2,005 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 22.3 22.8 24.8 %
Employed
Oct 2017 1,659 1,711 1,921 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 21.6 22.2 23.8 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 50 46 84 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 2.9 2.6 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 5,968 5,946 6,068 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 4,497 4,505 4,611 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 2,179 2,198 2,337 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 48.5 48.8 50.7 %
Employed
Oct 2017 2,120 2,140 2,237 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 47.2 47.5 48.5 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 59 57 100 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 2.7 2.6 4.3 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 2,318 2,307 2,274 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 100,389 100,353 99,594 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 75,253 75,362 74,701 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 75 75.1 75 %
Employed
Oct 2017 72,312 72,353 71,247 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 72 72.1 71.5 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 2,941 3,009 3,454 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 3.9 4.0 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 25,136 24,991 24,893 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 2,036 2,034 2,019 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 1,227 1,288 1,316 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 60.2 63.3 65.2 %
Employed
Oct 2017 1,201 1,230 1,242 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 59 60.5 61.5 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 26 58 74 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 2.1 4.5 5.6 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 809 746 703 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 740 746 674 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 500 537 528 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 67.5 72 78.3 %
Employed
Oct 2017 483 500 504 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 65.3 67.1 74.7 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 16 37 24 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 3.3 6.9 4.5 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 241 209 147 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 502 493 534 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 365 388 411 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 72.7 78.7 77.1 %
Employed
Oct 2017 356 372 386 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 70.9 75.4 72.3 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 9 16 25 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 2.5 4.1 6.1 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 137 105 122 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 288 289 300 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 71 73 85 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 24.6 25.4 28.2 %
Employed
Oct 2017 71 73 77 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 24.6 25.4 25.7 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 0 0 8 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 217 216 215 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 506 506 511 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 291 290 292 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 57.5 57.3 57.2 %
Employed
Oct 2017 291 284 275 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 57.5 56.2 53.8 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 0 5 17 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 0.1 1.9 5.9 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 215 216 219 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2017 125,418 125,507 124,862 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2017 72,821 73,018 72,376 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2017 58.1 58.2 58 %
Employed
Oct 2017 70,101 70,041 69,211 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2017 55.9 55.8 55.4 %
Unemployed
Oct 2017 2,719 2,977 3,165 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2017 3.7 4.1 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2017 52,598 52,489 52,486 Thous. of Persons
   

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