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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    
 
 
    Sep 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
Sep 2019 18,744 18,776 19,120 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 9,229 9,196 9,482 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 49.2 49.0 49.6 %
Employed
Sep 2019 8,947 8,873 9,161 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 47.7 47.3 47.9 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 282 323 320 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 3.1 3.5 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 9,515 9,580 9,638 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 4,377 4,360 4,121 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 3,516 3,478 3,355 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 80.3 79.8 81.4 %
Employed
Sep 2019 3,360 3,339 3,224 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 76.8 76.6 78.2 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 60 80 71 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 2.6 3.4 2.8 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 735 723 633 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 7,129 7,162 7,537 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 1,459 1,429 1,580 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 20.5 19.9 21.0 %
Employed
Sep 2019 1,427 1,387 1,521 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 20.0 19.4 20.2 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 33 41 60 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 2.2 2.9 3.8 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 5,670 5,733 5,957 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 4,183 4,195 4,310 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 1,934 1,953 2,028 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 46.2 46.6 47.0 %
Employed
Sep 2019 1,901 1,890 1,970 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 45.4 45.1 45.7 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 33 63 58 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 1.7 3.2 2.9 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 2,249 2,242 2,282 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 231,979 232,023 230,212 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 152,624 152,502 150,416 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 65.8 65.7 65.3 %
Employed
Sep 2019 147,662 146,893 145,204 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 63.7 63.3 63.1 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 4,962 5,609 5,212 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 3.3 3.7 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 79,355 79,520 79,796 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 16,854 16,890 17,251 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 8,125 8,110 8,313 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 48.2 48.0 48.2 %
Employed
Sep 2019 7,887 7,821 8,055 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 46.8 46.3 46.7 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 238 289 258 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 2.9 3.6 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 8,729 8,780 8,938 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 3,626 3,619 3,389 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 3,022 2,989 2,807 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 83.3 82.6 82.8 %
Employed
Sep 2019 2,900 2,866 2,709 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 80.0 79.2 79.9 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 122 123 98 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 4.0 4.1 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 604 631 582 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 2,569 2,567 2,682 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 1,945 1,998 2,160 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 75.7 77.8 80.5 %
Employed
Sep 2019 1,890 1,927 2,110 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 73.6 75.1 78.7 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 55 71 50 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 2.8 3.6 2.3 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 624 569 522 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 6,882 6,915 7,280 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 1,407 1,380 1,531 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 20.4 20.0 21.0 %
Employed
Sep 2019 1,374 1,345 1,472 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 20.0 19.4 20.2 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 32 35 60 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 2.3 2.6 3.9 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 5,475 5,535 5,749 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 3,777 3,789 3,900 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 1,751 1,744 1,814 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 46.4 46.0 46.5 %
Employed
Sep 2019 1,723 1,684 1,765 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 45.6 44.4 45.2 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 28 59 49 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 1.6 3.4 2.7 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 2,026 2,045 2,086 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 104,218 104,201 103,100 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 77,584 77,872 76,597 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 74.4 74.7 74.3 %
Employed
Sep 2019 75,059 75,226 73,960 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 72.0 72.2 71.7 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 2,525 2,646 2,637 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 3.3 3.4 3.4 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 26,634 26,329 26,503 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 1,890 1,886 1,869 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 1,104 1,086 1,169 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 58.4 57.6 62.5 %
Employed
Sep 2019 1,060 1,052 1,107 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 56.1 55.8 59.2 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 45 34 62 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 4.0 3.2 5.3 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 786 800 700 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 751 740 733 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 495 490 548 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 65.8 66.2 74.8 %
Employed
Sep 2019 460 473 515 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 61.2 63.9 70.3 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 35 17 33 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 7.0 3.4 6.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 257 251 184 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 486 493 469 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 374 338 358 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 77.1 68.6 76.4 %
Employed
Sep 2019 370 330 337 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 76.1 67.0 71.9 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 5 8 21 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 1.2 2.5 5.9 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 111 155 111 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 247 247 257 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 53 49 49 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 21.3 19.8 19.0 %
Employed
Sep 2019 52 43 49 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 21.2 17.4 19.0 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 0 6 0 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 194 198 208 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 406 406 410 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 183 209 213 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 45.0 51.5 52.1 %
Employed
Sep 2019 178 206 205 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 43.8 50.8 50.0 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 5 3 8 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 2.6 1.5 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 223 197 197 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Sep 2019 127,761 127,821 127,112 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Sep 2019 75,040 74,630 73,819 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Sep 2019 58.7 58.4 58.1 %
Employed
Sep 2019 72,603 71,667 71,244 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Sep 2019 56.8 56.1 56.0 %
Unemployed
Sep 2019 2,437 2,963 2,575 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Sep 2019 3.2 4.0 3.5 %
Not in labor force
Sep 2019 52,721 53,191 53,293 Thous. of Persons
   

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