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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    
 
 
    Mar 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
Mar 2018 19,313 19,344 20,635 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 9,617 9,504 10,270 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 49.8 49.1 49.8 %
Employed
Mar 2018 9,225 9,167 9,865 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 47.8 47.4 47.8 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 392 337 405 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 4.1 3.5 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 9,696 9,840 10,365 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 4,089 4,117 4,008 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 3,362 3,303 3,183 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 82.2 80.2 79.4 %
Employed
Mar 2018 3,195 3,193 3,022 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 78.2 77.6 75.4 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 76 78 101 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 3.1 3.2 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 659 600 670 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 7,750 7,786 8,162 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 1,646 1,624 1,887 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 21.2 20.9 23.1 %
Employed
Mar 2018 1,585 1,578 1,812 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 20.4 20.3 22.2 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 62 47 75 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 3.7 2.9 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 6,104 6,162 6,275 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 4,373 4,383 5,072 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 2,166 2,119 2,477 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 49.5 48.4 48.8 %
Employed
Mar 2018 2,078 2,016 2,408 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 47.5 46 47.5 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 88 103 69 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 4.1 4.9 2.8 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 2,207 2,264 2,595 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 228,782 228,565 224,847 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 149,929 149,978 147,565 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 65.5 65.6 65.6 %
Employed
Mar 2018 143,951 143,542 141,040 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 62.9 62.8 62.7 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 5,978 6,436 6,525 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 4.0 4.3 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 78,853 78,587 77,282 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 17,453 17,485 18,609 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 8,483 8,377 9,067 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 48.6 47.9 48.7 %
Employed
Mar 2018 8,112 8,080 8,728 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 46.5 46.2 46.9 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 372 298 339 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 4.4 3.6 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 8,970 9,108 9,542 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 3,385 3,458 3,357 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 2,865 2,848 2,746 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 84.6 82.4 81.8 %
Employed
Mar 2018 2,706 2,762 2,620 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 80 79.9 78.1 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 158 86 126 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 5.5 3.0 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 520 610 611 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 2,621 2,536 2,822 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 2,072 2,058 2,285 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 79.1 81.1 81 %
Employed
Mar 2018 2,004 1,987 2,202 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 76.4 78.3 78 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 69 72 83 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 3.3 3.5 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 549 478 537 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 7,487 7,521 7,867 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 1,587 1,562 1,841 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 21.2 20.8 23.4 %
Employed
Mar 2018 1,526 1,520 1,766 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 20.4 20.2 22.5 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 62 43 74 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 3.9 2.7 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 5,900 5,959 6,026 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 3,960 3,970 4,563 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 1,959 1,909 2,195 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 49.5 48.1 48.1 %
Employed
Mar 2018 1,876 1,812 2,140 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 47.4 45.6 46.9 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 83 97 56 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 4.2 5.1 2.5 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 2,001 2,061 2,368 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 102,363 102,212 99,825 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 76,505 76,510 74,648 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 74.7 74.9 74.8 %
Employed
Mar 2018 73,269 73,001 71,003 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 71.6 71.4 71.1 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 3,237 3,509 3,644 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 4.2 4.6 4.9 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 25,858 25,702 25,178 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 1,860 1,859 2,026 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 1,134 1,127 1,203 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 60.9 60.6 59.4 %
Employed
Mar 2018 1,113 1,087 1,137 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 59.9 58.5 56.1 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 20 39 66 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 1.8 3.5 5.5 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 726 732 823 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 704 660 651 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 497 455 437 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 70.6 69 67.1 %
Employed
Mar 2018 489 432 402 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 69.5 65.4 61.8 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 8 24 35 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 1.7 5.2 7.9 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 207 204 214 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 480 521 571 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 370 399 438 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 77 76.6 76.7 %
Employed
Mar 2018 363 393 421 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 75.7 75.4 73.7 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 7 6 17 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 1.8 1.5 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 110 122 133 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 263 265 295 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 59 62 46 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 22.4 23.3 15.8 %
Employed
Mar 2018 59 58 45 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 22.4 21.8 15.4 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 0 4 1 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 204 203 249 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 413 413 509 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 208 210 282 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 50.3 50.9 55.3 %
Employed
Mar 2018 202 205 268 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 49 49.5 52.7 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 5 6 13 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 2.5 2.8 4.7 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 205 203 227 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Mar 2018 126,419 126,354 125,021 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Mar 2018 73,424 73,468 72,918 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Mar 2018 58.1 58.1 58.3 %
Employed
Mar 2018 70,682 70,541 70,037 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Mar 2018 55.9 55.8 56 %
Unemployed
Mar 2018 2,742 2,928 2,881 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Mar 2018 3.7 4.0 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Mar 2018 52,996 52,885 52,104 Thous. of Persons
   

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