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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    
 
 
    Aug 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
Aug 2018 19,151 19,183 20,532 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 9,388 9,428 10,204 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 49.0 49.1 49.7 %
Employed
Aug 2018 9,031 9,145 9,830 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 47.2 47.7 47.9 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 357 283 374 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.8 3.0 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 9,763 9,755 10,328 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 4,159 4,182 4,114 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 3,343 3,325 3,322 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 80.4 79.5 80.7 %
Employed
Aug 2018 3,213 3,227 3,183 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 77.3 77.2 77.4 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 76 59 68 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.1 2.4 2.5 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 649 623 699 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 7,573 7,608 8,020 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 1,551 1,604 1,811 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 20.5 21.1 22.6 %
Employed
Aug 2018 1,481 1,526 1,720 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 19.6 20.1 21.5 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 71 78 91 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 4.6 4.9 5.0 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 6,022 6,004 6,209 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 4,320 4,330 5,022 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 2,044 2,058 2,395 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 47.3 47.5 47.7 %
Employed
Aug 2018 1,963 2,011 2,318 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 45.4 46.4 46.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 81 47 76 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 4.0 2.3 3.2 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 2,276 2,272 2,627 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 230,011 230,008 225,806 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 150,271 151,617 148,156 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 65.3 65.9 65.6 %
Employed
Aug 2018 144,538 145,563 141,595 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 62.8 63.3 62.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 5,733 6,054 6,561 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.8 4.0 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 79,740 78,390 77,650 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 17,283 17,317 18,500 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 8,250 8,294 8,955 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 47.7 47.9 48.4 %
Employed
Aug 2018 7,944 8,038 8,648 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 46.0 46.4 46.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 307 255 307 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.7 3.1 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 9,033 9,023 9,545 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 3,420 3,485 3,379 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 2,804 2,815 2,777 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 82.0 80.8 82.2 %
Employed
Aug 2018 2,698 2,729 2,678 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 78.9 78.3 79.3 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 106 86 99 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.8 3.1 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 615 670 603 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 2,639 2,564 2,875 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 2,122 2,067 2,293 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 80.4 80.6 79.8 %
Employed
Aug 2018 2,056 2,014 2,239 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 77.9 78.6 77.9 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 66 53 54 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.1 2.6 2.4 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 517 497 582 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 7,315 7,349 7,730 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 1,508 1,573 1,753 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 20.6 21.4 22.7 %
Employed
Aug 2018 1,440 1,497 1,666 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 19.7 20.4 21.6 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 68 77 87 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 4.5 4.9 5.0 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 5,807 5,776 5,977 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 3,909 3,919 4,516 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 1,816 1,839 2,132 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 46.5 46.9 47.2 %
Employed
Aug 2018 1,749 1,799 2,065 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 44.7 45.9 45.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 67 40 67 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.7 2.2 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 2,093 2,080 2,384 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 103,000 103,000 100,305 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 76,886 77,532 75,497 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 74.6 75.3 75.3 %
Employed
Aug 2018 74,183 74,718 72,300 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 72.0 72.5 72.1 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 2,702 2,814 3,198 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.5 3.6 4.2 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 26,114 25,468 24,808 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 1,868 1,866 2,032 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 1,138 1,134 1,250 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 60.9 60.8 61.5 %
Employed
Aug 2018 1,087 1,107 1,183 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 58.2 59.3 58.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 51 27 67 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 4.5 2.4 5.4 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 730 732 782 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 740 697 735 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 539 511 545 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 72.9 73.2 74.2 %
Employed
Aug 2018 515 498 505 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 69.6 71.5 68.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 24 12 40 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 4.4 2.4 7.4 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 201 187 190 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 459 499 501 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 327 372 384 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 71.2 74.7 76.5 %
Employed
Aug 2018 317 367 369 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 69.1 73.5 73.7 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 10 6 14 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 3.0 1.6 3.7 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 132 126 118 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 258 259 290 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 44 31 58 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 16.9 12.1 20 %
Employed
Aug 2018 41 30 54 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 15.7 11.6 18.8 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 3 1 4 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 214 228 232 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 411 411 506 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 228 220 263 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 55.5 53.5 52 %
Employed
Aug 2018 214 212 254 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 52.1 51.6 50.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 14 8 9 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 6.2 3.6 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 183 191 243 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Aug 2018 127,012 127,008 125,501 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Aug 2018 73,386 74,086 72,659 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Aug 2018 57.8 58.3 57.9 %
Employed
Aug 2018 70,355 70,845 69,295 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Aug 2018 55.4 55.8 55.2 %
Unemployed
Aug 2018 3,031 3,241 3,364 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Aug 2018 4.1 4.4 4.6 %
Not in labor force
Aug 2018 53,626 52,922 52,842 Thous. of Persons
   

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