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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    
 
 
    Jul 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
Jul 2019 18,805 18,837 19,183 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 9,287 9,265 9,428 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 49.4 49.2 49.1 %
Employed
Jul 2019 8,970 8,967 9,145 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 47.7 47.6 47.7 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 316 298 283 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.4 3.2 3.0 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 9,518 9,572 9,755 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 4,374 4,363 4,182 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 3,536 3,484 3,325 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 80.8 79.9 79.5 %
Employed
Jul 2019 3,407 3,350 3,227 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 77.9 76.8 77.2 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 75 58 59 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.2 2.5 2.4 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 721 752 623 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 7,196 7,229 7,608 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 1,479 1,517 1,604 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 20.6 21.0 21.1 %
Employed
Jul 2019 1,425 1,471 1,526 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 19.8 20.3 20.1 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 54 46 78 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.7 3.1 4.9 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 5,717 5,712 6,004 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 4,205 4,216 4,330 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 1,963 1,987 2,058 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 46.7 47.1 47.5 %
Employed
Jul 2019 1,904 1,927 2,011 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 45.3 45.7 46.4 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 59 60 47 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.0 3.0 2.3 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 2,242 2,229 2,272 Thous. of Persons
Nonveterans, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 231,909 231,728 230,008 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 153,054 152,361 151,617 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 66.0 65.7 65.9 %
Employed
Jul 2019 147,260 146,826 145,563 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 63.5 63.4 63.3 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 5,794 5,535 6,054 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.8 3.6 4.0 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 78,855 79,367 78,390 Thous. of Persons
Men
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 16,920 16,954 17,317 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 8,210 8,206 8,294 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 48.5 48.4 47.9 %
Employed
Jul 2019 7,948 7,956 8,038 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 47.0 46.9 46.4 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 262 250 255 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.2 3.0 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 8,710 8,748 9,023 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 3,656 3,642 3,485 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 3,040 2,994 2,815 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 83.2 82.2 80.8 %
Employed
Jul 2019 2,928 2,877 2,729 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 80.1 79.0 78.3 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 112 117 86 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.7 3.9 3.1 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 616 649 670 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 2,518 2,523 2,564 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 1,973 1,951 2,067 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 78.4 77.3 80.6 %
Employed
Jul 2019 1,913 1,902 2,014 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 76.0 75.4 78.6 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 60 49 53 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.1 2.5 2.6 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 545 572 497 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 6,948 6,980 7,349 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 1,439 1,479 1,573 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 20.7 21.2 21.4 %
Employed
Jul 2019 1,391 1,439 1,497 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 20.0 20.6 20.4 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 48 40 77 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.4 2.7 4.9 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 5,509 5,501 5,776 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 3,798 3,809 3,919 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 1,758 1,783 1,839 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 46.3 46.8 46.9 %
Employed
Jul 2019 1,717 1,738 1,799 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 45.2 45.6 45.9 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 41 45 40 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 2.3 2.5 2.2 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 2,040 2,026 2,080 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 104,120 104,093 103,000 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 78,490 77,902 77,532 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 75.4 74.8 75.3 %
Employed
Jul 2019 75,735 75,151 74,718 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 72.7 72.2 72.5 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 2,755 2,751 2,814 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.5 3.5 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 25,630 26,191 25,468 Thous. of Persons
Women
Not Seasonally Adjusted
VETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 1,885 1,883 1,866 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 1,077 1,059 1,134 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 57.1 56.2 60.8 %
Employed
Jul 2019 1,022 1,011 1,107 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 54.2 53.7 59.3 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 54 48 27 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 5.0 4.6 2.4 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 808 824 732 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era II veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 718 721 697 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 495 490 511 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 69.0 68.0 73.2 %
Employed
Jul 2019 479 473 498 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 66.8 65.6 71.5 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 16 17 12 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 3.2 3.6 2.4 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 222 231 187 Thous. of Persons
Gulf War-era I veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 512 506 499 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 336 326 372 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 65.5 64.4 74.7 %
Employed
Jul 2019 321 317 367 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 62.7 62.7 73.5 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 14 9 6 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 4.3 2.7 1.6 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 177 180 126 Thous. of Persons
World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 248 249 259 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 41 39 31 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 16.3 15.6 12.1 %
Employed
Jul 2019 34 32 30 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 13.9 13.0 11.6 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 6 6 1 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
. . . . %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 207 210 228 Thous. of Persons
Veterans of other service periods
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 407 407 411 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 205 204 220 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 50.4 50.1 53.5 %
Employed
Jul 2019 187 188 212 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 46.0 46.3 51.6 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 18 15 8 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 8.7 7.6 3.6 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 202 203 191 Thous. of Persons
NONVETERANS, 18 years and over
Civilian noninstitutional population
Jul 2019 127,789 127,635 127,008 Thous. of Persons
Civilian labor force
Jul 2019 74,564 74,459 74,086 Thous. of Persons
Participation rate
Jul 2019 58.3 58.3 58.3 %
Employed
Jul 2019 71,525 71,675 70,845 Thous. of Persons
Employment-population ratio
Jul 2019 56.0 56.2 55.8 %
Unemployed
Jul 2019 3,040 2,784 3,241 Thous. of Persons
Unemployment rate
Jul 2019 4.1 3.7 4.4 %
Not in labor force
Jul 2019 53,225 53,176 52,922 Thous. of Persons
   

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