Table 2. Employment status of persons 18 years and over by veteran status, age, period of service, and sex, 2010 annual averages

Table 2. Employment status of persons 18 years and over by veteran status, age, period of service, and sex, 2010 annual averages

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                        
                                                                               Civilian labor force                                     
                                                                                                                                        
                                           Civilian                                                                                     
Veteran status, age, period of service,   noninsti-                                  Employed               Unemployed          Not in  
                and sex                    tutional                Percent                                                      labor   
                                          population    Total         of                                                        force   
                                                                  population               Percent                 Percent              
                                                                                Total         of        Total         of                
                                                                                          population             labor force            
                                                                                                                                        
                VETERANS                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................    22,011      11,758       53.4       10,738       48.8        1,020        8.7       10,253  
    18 to 24 years......................       298         219       73.5          174       58.2           46       20.9           79  
    25 to 34 years......................     1,623       1,352       83.3        1,182       72.8          170       12.6          271  
    35 to 44 years......................     2,435       2,185       89.7        2,026       83.2          159        7.3          251  
    45 to 54 years......................     3,677       3,084       83.9        2,826       76.9          258        8.4          593  
    55 to 64 years......................     5,298       3,272       61.8        3,003       56.7          269        8.2        2,026  
    65 years and over...................     8,679       1,646       19.0        1,527       17.6          119        7.2        7,033  
                                                                                                                                        
          Gulf War era, total                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................     5,091       4,311       84.7        3,911       76.8          399        9.3          780  
    18 to 24 years......................       298         219       73.5          174       58.2           46       20.9           79  
    25 to 34 years......................     1,623       1,352       83.3        1,182       72.8          170       12.6          271  
    35 to 44 years......................     1,792       1,624       90.6        1,512       84.4          112        6.9          168  
    45 to 54 years......................       937         821       87.6          767       81.8           55        6.7          116  
    55 to 64 years......................       362         268       74.0          251       69.4           17        6.2           94  
    65 years and over...................        78          26       33.3           26       32.8           -         (1)           52  
                                                                                                                                        
             Gulf War era I                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 25 years and over................     2,922       2,528       86.5        2,334       79.9          194        7.7          394  
    25 to 34 years......................       504         426       84.4          377       74.8           49       11.5           79  
    35 to 44 years......................     1,443       1,321       91.5        1,227       85.1           94        7.1          122  
    45 to 54 years......................       625         547       87.5          509       81.5           38        6.9           78  
    55 to 64 years......................       278         210       75.7          197       70.8           13        6.4           68  
    65 years and over...................        72          24       33.7           24       33.1           -         (1)           48  
                                                                                                                                        
            Gulf War era II                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................     2,169       1,783       82.2        1,577       72.7          205       11.5          386  
    18 to 24 years......................       298         219       73.5          174       58.2           46       20.9           79  
    25 to 34 years......................     1,119         926       82.8          805       72.0          121       13.1          193  
    35 to 44 years......................       349         303       86.9          285       81.7           18        6.0           46  
    45 to 54 years......................       312         275       88.0          257       82.4           17        6.3           38  
    55 to 64 years......................        84          58       68.6           54       64.7            3        5.7           26  
    65 years and over...................         6           2        (1)            2        (1)           -         (1)            4  
                                                                                                                                        
  WW II, Korean War, and Vietnam era                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 45 years and over................    11,006       3,993       36.3        3,662       33.3          331        8.3        7,013  
    45 to 54 years......................       223         166       74.6          151       67.8           15        9.1           56  
    55 to 64 years......................     4,467       2,699       60.4        2,465       55.2          234        8.7        1,769  
    65 years and over...................     6,316       1,128       17.9        1,047       16.6           81        7.2        5,188  
                                                                                                                                        
         Other service periods                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 35 years and over................     5,914       3,455       58.4        3,165       53.5          290        8.4        2,459  
    35 to 44 years......................       644         561       87.1          514       79.8           47        8.4           83  
    45 to 54 years......................     2,517       2,097       83.3        1,908       75.8          188        9.0          420  
    55 to 64 years......................       469         305       65.1          287       61.3           18        5.8          164  
    65 years and over...................     2,285         492       21.5          455       19.9           37        7.6        1,792  
                                                                                                                                        
              NONVETERANS                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................   206,875     140,130       67.7      126,908       61.3       13,222        9.4       66,745  
    18 to 24 years......................    28,706      18,714       65.2       15,486       53.9        3,229       17.3        9,992  
    25 to 34 years......................    39,280      32,262       82.1       29,046       73.9        3,216       10.0        7,018  
    35 to 44 years......................    37,655      31,181       82.8       28,637       76.1        2,544        8.2        6,473  
    45 to 54 years......................    40,623      32,879       80.9       30,365       74.7        2,514        7.6        7,744  
    55 to 64 years......................    30,588      20,025       65.5       18,633       60.9        1,392        7.0       10,563  
    65 years and over...................    30,024       5,068       16.9        4,741       15.8          327        6.5       24,955  
                                                                                                                                        
                  MEN                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                        
                VETERANS                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................    20,225      10,650       52.7        9,717       48.0          933        8.8        9,575  
    18 to 24 years......................       249         184       74.0          144       57.8           40       21.9           65  
    25 to 34 years......................     1,318       1,142       86.6          997       75.6          145       12.7          176  
    35 to 44 years......................     2,079       1,898       91.3        1,760       84.7          138        7.3          181  
    45 to 54 years......................     3,201       2,712       84.7        2,478       77.4          234        8.6          489  
    55 to 64 years......................     5,007       3,102       61.9        2,842       56.8          259        8.4        1,905  
    65 years and over...................     8,371       1,612       19.3        1,496       17.9          116        7.2        6,759  
                                                                                                                                        
          Gulf War era, total                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................     4,272       3,703       86.7        3,358       78.6          345        9.3          569  
    18 to 24 years......................       249         184       74.0          144       57.8           40       21.9           65  
    25 to 34 years......................     1,318       1,142       86.6          997       75.6          145       12.7          176  
    35 to 44 years......................     1,531       1,413       92.3        1,317       86.0           96        6.8          117  
    45 to 54 years......................       793         703       88.7          654       82.5           49        7.0           89  
    55 to 64 years......................       311         237       76.2          222       71.5           15        6.2           74  
    65 years and over...................        71          24       33.9           24       33.3           -         (1)           47  
                                                                                                                                        
             Gulf War era I                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 25 years and over................     2,472       2,181       88.2        2,009       81.3          171        7.8          291  
    25 to 34 years......................       404         353       87.4          310       76.8           43       12.1           51  
    35 to 44 years......................     1,243       1,161       93.4        1,078       86.7           83        7.1           82  
    45 to 54 years......................       519         458       88.1          424       81.6           34        7.4           62  
    55 to 64 years......................       240         187       77.9          175       73.1           12        6.3           53  
    65 years and over...................        65          22       34.0           22       33.3           -         (1)           43  
                                                                                                                                        
            Gulf War era II                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................     1,800       1,523       84.6        1,348       74.9          174       11.4          278  
    18 to 24 years......................       249         184       74.0          144       57.8           40       21.9           65  
    25 to 34 years......................       914         789       86.3          686       75.1          102       13.0          125  
    35 to 44 years......................       287         252       87.8          239       83.1           13        5.3           35  
    45 to 54 years......................       273         246       89.9          231       84.3           15        6.2           28  
    55 to 64 years......................        71          50       70.4           47       66.2            3        5.9           21  
    65 years and over...................         5           2        (1)            2        (1)           -         (1)            4  
                                                                                                                                        
  WW II, Korean War, and Vietnam era                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 45 years and over................    10,638       3,880       36.5        3,555       33.4          324        8.4        6,758  
    45 to 54 years......................       208         156       75.1          141       67.9           15        9.6           52  
    55 to 64 years......................     4,312       2,612       60.6        2,383       55.3          229        8.8        1,700  
    65 years and over...................     6,118       1,112       18.2        1,032       16.9           80        7.2        5,006  
                                                                                                                                        
         Other service periods                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 35 years and over................     5,315       3,067       57.7        2,804       52.8          263        8.6        2,248  
    35 to 44 years......................       548         485       88.5          443       80.8           42        8.7           63  
    45 to 54 years......................     2,200       1,852       84.2        1,682       76.5          170        9.2          348  
    55 to 64 years......................       384         253       65.8          237       61.7           16        6.2          131  
    65 years and over...................     2,183         476       21.8          441       20.2           35        7.4        1,706  
                                                                                                                                        
              NONVETERANS                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................    90,409      70,345       77.8       62,967       69.6        7,378       10.5       20,064  
    18 to 24 years......................    14,339       9,682       67.5        7,776       54.2        1,906       19.7        4,658  
    25 to 34 years......................    19,148      17,210       89.9       15,362       80.2        1,849       10.7        1,938  
    35 to 44 years......................    17,728      16,220       91.5       14,825       83.6        1,395        8.6        1,508  
    45 to 54 years......................    18,515      16,147       87.2       14,764       79.7        1,383        8.6        2,369  
    55 to 64 years......................    12,285       9,002       73.3        8,298       67.5          704        7.8        3,283  
    65 years and over...................     8,394       2,085       24.8        1,943       23.1          143        6.8        6,309  
                                                                                                                                        
                 WOMEN                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                        
                VETERANS                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................     1,786       1,108       62.1        1,021       57.2           87        7.9          678  
    18 to 24 years......................        49          35       71.3           30       60.3            5       15.3           14  
    25 to 34 years......................       306         210       68.9          186       60.8           25       11.8           95  
    35 to 44 years......................       356         286       80.3          266       74.6           20        7.2           70  
    45 to 54 years......................       476         372       78.2          348       73.0           25        6.6          104  
    55 to 64 years......................       291         170       58.5          161       55.3            9        5.5          121  
    65 years and over...................       308          34       11.0           31       10.1            3        (1)          274  
                                                                                                                                        
          Gulf War era, total                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................       819         607       74.2          554       67.6           54        8.9          212  
    18 to 24 years......................        49          35       71.3           30       60.3            5       15.3           14  
    25 to 34 years......................       306         210       68.9          186       60.8           25       11.8           95  
    35 to 44 years......................       261         211       80.7          195       74.7           16        7.4           50  
    45 to 54 years......................       144         118       81.7          112       77.7            6        5.0           26  
    55 to 64 years......................        51          31       60.6           29       56.6            2        (1)           20  
    65 years and over...................         8           2        (1)            2        (1)           -         (1)            6  
                                                                                                                                        
             Gulf War era I                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 25 years and over................       450         347       77.1          325       72.1           23        6.5          103  
    25 to 34 years......................       100          73       72.5           67       66.3            6        8.5           28  
    35 to 44 years......................       200         160       80.1          149       74.6           11        6.8           40  
    45 to 54 years......................       106          89       84.4           85       80.8            4        4.3           16  
    55 to 64 years......................        38          23       61.2           21       56.7            2        (1)           15  
    65 years and over...................         7           2        (1)            2       30.6           -         (1)            5  
                                                                                                                                        
            Gulf War era II                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................       369         260       70.6          229       62.2           31       12.0          108  
    18 to 24 years......................        49          35       71.3           30       60.3            5       15.3           14  
    25 to 34 years......................       205         138       67.1          119       58.0           19       13.6           67  
    35 to 44 years......................        61          51       82.7           46       75.0            5        9.3           11  
    45 to 54 years......................        39          29       74.4           27       69.2            2        (1)           10  
    55 to 64 years......................        13           8        (1)            7        (1)           -         (1)            5  
    65 years and over...................         1          -         (1)           -         (1)           -          -             1  
                                                                                                                                        
  WW II, Korean War, and Vietnam era                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 45 years and over................       368         113       30.7          107       29.0            6        5.5          255  
    45 to 54 years......................        15          10        (1)           10        (1)           -         (1)            5  
    55 to 64 years......................       156          87       56.1           82       52.6            5        6.2           68  
    65 years and over...................       198          16        8.0           15        7.6            1        (1)          182  
                                                                                                                                        
         Other service periods                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 35 years and over................       599         388       64.8          361       60.2           27        7.0          211  
    35 to 44 years......................        95          75       79.2           70       74.1            5        6.4           20  
    45 to 54 years......................       317         245       77.1          226       71.2           19        7.6           73  
    55 to 64 years......................        85          52       61.8           50       59.5            2        3.8           32  
    65 years and over...................       102          16       15.4           14       13.7            2        (1)           86  
                                                                                                                                        
              NONVETERANS                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                        
Total, 18 years and over................   116,466      69,785       59.9       63,941       54.9        5,844        8.4       46,681  
    18 to 24 years......................    14,367       9,033       62.9        7,710       53.7        1,323       14.6        5,334  
    25 to 34 years......................    20,132      15,052       74.8       13,685       68.0        1,368        9.1        5,080  
    35 to 44 years......................    19,927      14,961       75.1       13,812       69.3        1,149        7.7        4,966  
    45 to 54 years......................    22,108      16,732       75.7       15,601       70.6        1,131        6.8        5,376  
    55 to 64 years......................    18,303      11,024       60.2       10,335       56.5          689        6.2        7,280  
    65 years and over...................    21,629       2,983       13.8        2,798       12.9          185        6.2       18,646  

   1 Rates are not shown where base is less than 35,000.
   NOTE: Veterans are men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam era, the Gulf
War era, and all other service periods. Nonveterans are men and women who never served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Other service periods
include the periods between World War II and the Korean War, between the Korean War and the Vietnam era, and between the Vietnam era and
the Gulf War era. More detailed information appears in the Technical Note of this release. Dash represents or rounds to zero.



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