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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    
 
 
    Apr 2020
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
Apr 2020 18,544 18,578 18,903 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 8,944 9,072 9,337 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 48.2 48.8 49.4 %
Employed
Apr 2020 7,894 8,703 9,120 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 42.6 46.8 48.2 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 1,050 368 217 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 11.7 4.1 2.3 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 9,600 9,506 9,566 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 4,453 4,267 4,248 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 3,478 3,394 3,390 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 78.1 79.5 79.8 %
Employed
Apr 2020 3,025 3,254 3,331 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 67.9 76.2 78.4 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 160 78 53 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 7.1 3.2 2.2 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 816 812 705 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 6,907 6,941 7,298 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 1,294 1,327 1,480 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 18.7 19.1 20.3 %
Employed
Apr 2020 1,073 1,273 1,442 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 15.5 18.3 19.8 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 221 54 38 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 17.0 4.1 2.6 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 5,613 5,614 5,818 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 4,108 4,121 4,238 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 1,912 1,914 2,054 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 46.5 46.4 48.5 %
Employed
Apr 2020 1,696 1,817 1,986 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 41.3 44.1 46.9 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 216 97 67 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 11.3 5.0 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 2,196 2,207 2,184 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 232,724 232,458 230,997 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 145,311 151,507 150,960 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 62.4 65.2 65.4 %
Employed
Apr 2020 124,330 144,827 146,047 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 53.4 62.3 63.2 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 20,980 6,679 4,913 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 14.4 4.4 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 87,414 80,951 80,038 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 16,644 16,678 17,022 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 7,854 7,974 8,219 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 47.2 47.8 48.3 %
Employed
Apr 2020 6,956 7,653 8,049 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 41.8 45.9 47.3 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 898 321 171 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 11.4 4.0 2.1 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 8,790 8,704 8,803 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 3,710 3,551 3,552 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 2,949 2,864 2,913 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 79.5 80.6 82.0 %
Employed
Apr 2020 2,601 2,756 2,880 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 70.1 77.6 81.1 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 347 107 33 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 11.8 3.7 1.1 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 761 687 639 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 2,563 2,711 2,593 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 1,946 2,087 2,056 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 75.9 77.0 79.3 %
Employed
Apr 2020 1,817 2,021 2,011 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 70.9 74.6 77.5 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 129 66 45 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 6.6 3.2 2.2 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 617 624 538 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 6,666 6,699 7,047 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 1,262 1,303 1,405 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 18.9 19.5 19.9 %
Employed
Apr 2020 1,043 1,249 1,373 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 15.6 18.7 19.5 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 220 54 33 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 17.4 4.1 2.3 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 5,404 5,396 5,642 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 3,705 3,717 3,830 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 1,698 1,719 1,846 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 45.8 46.3 48.2 %
Employed
Apr 2020 1,495 1,626 1,785 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 40.4 43.7 46.6 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 203 94 60 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 11.9 5.5 3.3 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 2,007 1,998 1,984 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 104,740 104,614 103,613 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 74,246 77,080 76,873 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 70.9 73.7 74.2 %
Employed
Apr 2020 64,288 73,417 74,093 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 61.4 70.2 71.5 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 9,958 3,663 2,780 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 13.4 4.8 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 30,494 27,534 26,740 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 1,900 1,900 1,881 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 1,090 1,098 1,118 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 57.4 57.8 59.4 %
Employed
Apr 2020 938 1,051 1,072 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 49.4 55.3 57.0 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 152 47 46 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 14.0 4.3 4.1 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 810 802 763 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 743 716 697 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 530 530 477 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 71.3 74.0 68.5 %
Employed
Apr 2020 424 497 451 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 57.0 69.4 64.8 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 106 33 26 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 20.0 6.2 5.4 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 213 186 220 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 513 538 525 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 315 350 357 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 61.3 65.0 68.0 %
Employed
Apr 2020 283 338 349 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 55.1 62.8 66.6 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 32 12 8 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 10.1 3.4 2.2 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 198 188 168 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 241 242 251 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 31 24 75 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 13.0 9.8 29.9 %
Employed
Apr 2020 31 24 70 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 12.7 9.8 27.8 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 1 0 5 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 210 218 176 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 403 404 408 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 214 195 208 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 53.1 48.2 51.0 %
Employed
Apr 2020 201 192 201 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 49.9 47.5 49.3 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 13 3 7 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 6.2 1.4 3.2 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 189 209 200 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Apr 2020 127,985 127,844 127,385 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Apr 2020 71,065 74,427 74,087 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Apr 2020 55.5 58.2 58.2 %
Employed
Apr 2020 60,042 71,410 71,953 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Apr 2020 46.9 55.9 56.5 %
Unemployed
Apr 2020 11,023 3,017 2,133 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Apr 2020 15.5 4.1 2.9 %
Not in labor force
Apr 2020 56,920 53,417 53,298 Thous. of Persons
   

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