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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    
 
 
    May 2019
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
May 2019 18,870 18,903 19,247 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 9,267 9,337 9,388 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 49.1 49.4 48.8 %
Employed
May 2019 9,014 9,120 9,065 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 47.8 48.2 47.1 %
Unemployed
May 2019 253 217 323 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 2.7 2.3 3.4 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 9,603 9,566 9,859 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 4,302 4,248 4,143 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 3,464 3,390 3,296 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 80.5 79.8 79.5 %
Employed
May 2019 3,367 3,331 3,158 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 78.3 78.4 76.2 %
Unemployed
May 2019 50 53 44 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 2.1 2.2 1.9 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 741 705 705 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 7,263 7,298 7,679 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 1,465 1,480 1,609 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 20.2 20.3 20.9 %
Employed
May 2019 1,425 1,442 1,540 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 19.6 19.8 20.1 %
Unemployed
May 2019 40 38 68 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 2.7 2.6 4.3 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 5,798 5,818 6,070 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 4,227 4,238 4,351 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 2,001 2,054 2,115 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 47.3 48.5 48.6 %
Employed
May 2019 1,935 1,986 2,042 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 45.8 46.9 46.9 %
Unemployed
May 2019 66 67 73 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 3.3 3.3 3.5 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 2,226 2,184 2,236 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 231,312 230,997 229,354 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 151,517 150,960 150,404 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 65.5 65.4 65.6 %
Employed
May 2019 146,537 146,047 145,268 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 63.4 63.2 63.3 %
Unemployed
May 2019 4,980 4,913 5,136 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 3.3 3.3 3.4 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 79,795 80,038 78,950 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 16,989 17,022 17,384 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 8,223 8,219 8,291 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 48.4 48.3 47.7 %
Employed
May 2019 7,998 8,049 7,997 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 47.1 47.3 46.0 %
Unemployed
May 2019 225 171 294 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 2.7 2.1 3.5 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 8,766 8,803 9,093 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 3,595 3,552 3,448 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 2,992 2,913 2,799 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 83.2 82.0 81.2 %
Employed
May 2019 2,910 2,880 2,686 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 80.9 81.1 77.9 %
Unemployed
May 2019 82 33 113 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 2.8 1.1 4.0 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 603 639 649 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 2,562 2,593 2,579 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 2,014 2,056 2,026 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 78.6 79.3 78.6 %
Employed
May 2019 1,967 2,011 1,983 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 76.8 77.5 76.9 %
Unemployed
May 2019 47 45 43 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 2.3 2.2 2.1 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 548 538 553 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 7,013 7,047 7,418 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 1,406 1,405 1,556 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 20.0 19.9 21.0 %
Employed
May 2019 1,369 1,373 1,488 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 19.5 19.5 20.1 %
Unemployed
May 2019 36 33 68 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 2.6 2.3 4.4 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 5,607 5,642 5,862 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 3,819 3,830 3,939 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 1,812 1,846 1,909 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 47.4 48.2 48.5 %
Employed
May 2019 1,752 1,785 1,840 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 45.9 46.6 46.7 %
Unemployed
May 2019 60 60 69 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 3.3 3.3 3.6 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 2,007 1,984 2,030 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 103,735 103,613 102,624 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 77,350 76,873 77,026 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 74.6 74.2 75.1 %
Employed
May 2019 74,764 74,093 74,297 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 72.1 71.5 72.4 %
Unemployed
May 2019 2,586 2,780 2,730 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 3.3 3.6 3.5 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 26,384 26,740 25,597 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 1,881 1,881 1,863 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 1,044 1,118 1,097 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 55.5 59.4 58.9 %
Employed
May 2019 1,016 1,072 1,068 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 54.0 57.0 57.3 %
Unemployed
May 2019 29 46 29 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 2.7 4.1 2.7 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 837 763 766 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 707 697 695 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 472 477 497 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 66.7 68.5 71.4 %
Employed
May 2019 457 451 472 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 64.6 64.8 67.9 %
Unemployed
May 2019 15 26 25 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 3.1 5.4 5.0 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 235 220 199 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 516 525 495 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 323 357 343 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 62.7 68.0 69.2 %
Employed
May 2019 320 349 341 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 62.0 66.6 69.0 %
Unemployed
May 2019 3 8 1 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 1.0 2.2 0.3 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 193 168 152 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 250 251 261 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 60 75 53 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 23.9 29.9 20.2 %
Employed
May 2019 56 70 53 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 22.3 27.8 20.2 %
Unemployed
May 2019 4 5 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
May 2019 190 176 208 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 408 408 412 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 189 208 205 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 46.4 51.0 49.9 %
Employed
May 2019 183 201 202 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 44.8 49.3 49.0 %
Unemployed
May 2019 7 7 4 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 3.4 3.2 1.8 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 219 200 207 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
May 2019 127,577 127,385 126,731 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
May 2019 74,166 74,087 73,378 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
May 2019 58.1 58.2 57.9 %
Employed
May 2019 71,773 71,953 70,972 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
May 2019 56.3 56.5 56.0 %
Unemployed
May 2019 2,394 2,133 2,406 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
May 2019 3.2 2.9 3.3 %
Not in labor force
May 2019 53,410 53,298 53,353 Thous. of Persons
   

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