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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    
 
 
    Jan 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
Jan 2019 18,995 19,028 19,376 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 9,369 9,337 9,426 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 49.3 49.1 48.6 %
Employed
Jan 2019 9,025 9,040 9,046 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 47.5 47.5 46.7 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 344 296 380 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 3.7 3.2 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 9,626 9,691 9,950 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 4,276 4,251 4,116 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 3,480 3,437 3,297 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 81.4 80.8 80.1 %
Employed
Jan 2019 3,333 3,313 3,163 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 78.0 77.9 76.9 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 60 71 107 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 2.6 3.0 4.5 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 700 690 675 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 7,400 7,434 7,821 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 1,559 1,550 1,623 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 21.1 20.8 20.7 %
Employed
Jan 2019 1,499 1,511 1,568 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 20.3 20.3 20.1 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 60 39 54 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 3.9 2.5 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 5,841 5,884 6,198 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 4,269 4,281 4,394 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 1,980 1,978 2,136 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 46.4 46.2 48.6 %
Employed
Jan 2019 1,903 1,917 2,052 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 44.6 44.8 46.7 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 77 62 85 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 3.9 3.1 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 2,289 2,303 2,258 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 230,436 231,032 228,181 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 150,990 151,248 148,592 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 65.5 65.5 65.1 %
Employed
Jan 2019 144,447 145,746 142,078 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 62.7 63.1 62.3 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 6,543 5,502 6,514 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 4.3 3.6 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 79,446 79,785 79,589 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 17,120 17,153 17,518 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 8,224 8,175 8,353 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 48.0 47.7 47.7 %
Employed
Jan 2019 7,911 7,906 8,012 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 46.2 46.1 45.7 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 313 269 341 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 3.8 3.3 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 8,896 8,978 9,165 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 3,597 3,556 3,446 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 3,008 2,951 2,861 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 83.6 83.0 83 %
Employed
Jan 2019 2,867 2,841 2,739 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 79.7 79.9 79.5 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 141 110 122 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 4.7 3.7 4.3 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 589 605 585 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 2,517 2,547 2,537 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 1,960 1,988 2,000 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 77.9 78.0 78.8 %
Employed
Jan 2019 1,909 1,924 1,908 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 75.8 75.5 75.2 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 51 64 92 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 2.6 3.2 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 557 559 537 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 7,146 7,179 7,555 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 1,505 1,492 1,570 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 21.1 20.8 20.8 %
Employed
Jan 2019 1,448 1,453 1,516 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 20.3 20.2 20.1 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 57 39 54 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 3.8 2.6 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 5,641 5,687 5,985 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 3,860 3,871 3,980 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 1,751 1,744 1,922 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 45.4 45.0 48.3 %
Employed
Jan 2019 1,687 1,687 1,849 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 43.7 43.6 46.5 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 64 56 72 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 3.6 3.2 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 2,109 2,127 2,058 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 103,299 103,609 101,942 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 76,773 76,777 75,842 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 74.3 74.1 74.4 %
Employed
Jan 2019 73,180 73,757 72,218 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 70.8 71.2 70.8 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 3,593 3,020 3,624 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 4.7 3.9 4.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 26,527 26,831 26,100 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 1,875 1,875 1,858 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 1,145 1,162 1,073 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 61.1 62.0 57.8 %
Employed
Jan 2019 1,115 1,135 1,034 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 59.4 60.5 55.7 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 31 27 39 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 2.7 2.3 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 730 713 785 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 679 696 670 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 472 486 436 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 69.6 69.9 65.1 %
Employed
Jan 2019 466 471 425 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 68.7 67.8 63.4 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 6 15 11 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 1.2 3.0 2.6 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 207 210 234 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 533 514 508 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 390 383 370 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 73.2 74.5 72.9 %
Employed
Jan 2019 381 376 355 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 71.5 73.2 69.9 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 9 7 15 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 2.3 1.9 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 143 131 138 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 254 255 266 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 54 57 52 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 21.1 22.5 19.7 %
Employed
Jan 2019 51 57 52 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 19.9 22.5 19.7 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 3 0 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 200 198 214 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 409 410 414 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 229 235 215 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 56.0 57.3 51.8 %
Employed
Jan 2019 216 230 202 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 52.9 56.0 48.8 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 13 5 12 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 5.6 2.2 5.8 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 180 175 199 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jan 2019 127,137 127,424 126,239 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jan 2019 74,217 74,470 72,750 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jan 2019 58.4 58.4 57.6 %
Employed
Jan 2019 71,268 71,989 69,860 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jan 2019 56.1 56.5 55.3 %
Unemployed
Jan 2019 2,950 2,481 2,890 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jan 2019 4.0 3.3 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Jan 2019 52,920 52,954 53,489 Thous. of Persons
   

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