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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    
 
 
    Oct 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
Oct 2018 19,090 19,120 20,493 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 9,369 9,482 10,184 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 49.1 49.6 49.7 %
Employed
Oct 2018 9,100 9,161 9,906 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 47.7 47.9 48.3 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 269 320 278 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 2.9 3.4 2.7 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 9,721 9,638 10,309 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 4,141 4,121 4,161 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 3,384 3,355 3,316 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 81.7 81.4 79.7 %
Employed
Oct 2018 3,279 3,224 3,196 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 79.2 78.2 76.8 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 67 71 49 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 2.7 2.8 1.9 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 697 633 746 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 7,502 7,537 7,964 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 1,545 1,580 1,779 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 20.6 21.0 22.3 %
Employed
Oct 2018 1,498 1,521 1,730 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 20.0 20.2 21.7 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 47 60 50 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 3.0 3.8 2.8 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 5,957 5,957 6,185 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 4,300 4,310 5,003 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 1,990 2,028 2,471 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 46.3 47.0 49.4 %
Employed
Oct 2018 1,940 1,970 2,411 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 45.1 45.7 48.2 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 50 58 60 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 2.5 2.9 2.4 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 2,310 2,282 2,532 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 230,542 230,212 225,807 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 151,214 150,416 148,074 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 65.6 65.3 65.6 %
Employed
Oct 2018 145,912 145,204 142,414 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 63.3 63.1 63.1 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 5,302 5,212 5,660 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 3.5 3.5 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 79,328 79,796 77,734 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 17,218 17,251 18,457 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 8,255 8,313 8,958 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 47.9 48.2 48.5 %
Employed
Oct 2018 8,019 8,055 8,705 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 46.6 46.7 47.2 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 236 258 253 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 2.9 3.1 2.8 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 8,963 8,938 9,499 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 3,405 3,389 3,421 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 2,861 2,807 2,816 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 84.0 82.8 82.3 %
Employed
Oct 2018 2,770 2,709 2,713 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 81.3 79.9 79.3 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 91 98 104 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 3.2 3.5 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 545 582 605 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 2,677 2,682 2,863 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 2,109 2,160 2,253 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 78.8 80.5 78.7 %
Employed
Oct 2018 2,047 2,110 2,214 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 76.5 78.7 77.3 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 61 50 40 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 2.9 2.3 1.8 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 568 522 610 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 7,246 7,280 7,676 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 1,491 1,531 1,708 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 20.6 21.0 22.3 %
Employed
Oct 2018 1,447 1,472 1,659 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 20.0 20.2 21.6 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 44 60 50 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 3.0 3.9 2.9 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 5,755 5,749 5,968 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 3,890 3,900 4,497 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 1,795 1,814 2,179 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 46.1 46.5 48.5 %
Employed
Oct 2018 1,755 1,765 2,120 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 45.1 45.2 47.2 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 39 49 59 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 2.2 2.7 2.7 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 2,095 2,086 2,318 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 103,266 103,100 100,389 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 76,864 76,597 75,253 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 74.4 74.3 75 %
Employed
Oct 2018 74,170 73,960 72,312 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 71.8 71.7 72 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 2,694 2,637 2,941 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 3.5 3.4 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 26,402 26,503 25,136 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 1,872 1,869 2,036 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 1,114 1,169 1,227 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 59.5 62.5 60.2 %
Employed
Oct 2018 1,081 1,107 1,201 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 57.7 59.2 59 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 33 62 26 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 3.0 5.3 2.1 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 758 700 809 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 736 733 740 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 523 548 500 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 71.1 74.8 67.5 %
Employed
Oct 2018 509 515 483 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 69.2 70.3 65.3 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 14 33 16 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 2.7 6.0 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 213 184 241 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 470 469 502 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 341 358 365 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 72.6 76.4 72.7 %
Employed
Oct 2018 336 337 356 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 71.4 71.9 70.9 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 5 21 9 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 1.6 5.9 2.5 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 129 111 137 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 256 257 288 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 54 49 71 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 21.2 19.0 24.6 %
Employed
Oct 2018 52 49 71 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 20.2 19.0 24.6 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 3 0 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 202 208 217 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 410 410 506 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 195 213 291 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 47.6 52.1 57.5 %
Employed
Oct 2018 184 205 291 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 45.0 50.0 57.5 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 11 8 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 5.6 4.0 0.1 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 215 197 215 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Oct 2018 127,276 127,112 125,418 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Oct 2018 74,351 73,819 72,821 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Oct 2018 58.4 58.1 58.1 %
Employed
Oct 2018 71,743 71,244 70,101 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Oct 2018 56.4 56.0 55.9 %
Unemployed
Oct 2018 2,608 2,575 2,719 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Oct 2018 3.5 3.5 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Oct 2018 52,925 53,293 52,598 Thous. of Persons
   

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