Table 6A. Employment status of veterans 18 years and over by state, 2014 annual averages

Table 6A. Employment status of veterans 18 years and over by state, 2014 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
State Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in
labor
force
Total Percent
of
population
Employed Unemployed
Total Percent
of
population
Total Percent
of
labor force

TOTAL VETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

21,229 10,744 50.6 10,171 47.9 573 5.3 10,485

Alabama

346 170 49.1 160 46.3 9 5.6 176

Alaska

74 47 64.0 45 60.2 3 5.9 27

Arizona

540 285 52.7 268 49.7 16 5.7 256

Arkansas

209 83 39.6 78 37.2 5 6.0 127

California

1,815 871 48.0 806 44.4 64 7.4 944

Colorado

419 232 55.5 219 52.3 14 5.9 186

Connecticut

192 92 48.1 88 46.0 4 4.2 100

Delaware

70 32 45.7 30 42.9 2 6.1 38

District of Columbia

27 15 56.9 14 52.7 1 7.5 12

Florida

1,579 806 51.0 766 48.5 40 5.0 774

Georgia

714 405 56.8 374 52.5 31 7.6 308

Hawaii

100 49 48.7 46 46.3 2 5.1 51

Idaho

127 58 45.6 57 44.6 1 2.3 69

Illinois

703 343 48.7 318 45.3 24 7.0 360

Indiana

489 258 52.8 244 49.9 14 5.6 231

Iowa

225 125 55.5 119 53.2 5 4.2 100

Kansas

216 117 54.4 109 50.7 8 6.8 98

Kentucky

298 135 45.4 129 43.3 6 4.6 163

Louisiana

316 170 53.7 165 52.0 5 3.1 147

Maine

126 62 49.2 59 46.7 3 5.0 64

Maryland

403 222 55.1 203 50.4 19 8.5 181

Massachusetts

381 171 44.8 163 42.7 8 4.7 210

Michigan

687 289 42.0 271 39.4 18 6.3 398

Minnesota

359 176 49.1 168 46.7 9 4.9 183

Mississippi

198 97 48.8 93 46.9 4 3.9 102

Missouri

501 239 47.8 226 45.1 14 5.7 261

Montana

97 48 49.6 45 46.7 3 5.8 49

Nebraska

134 74 55.4 71 53.1 3 4.1 60

Nevada

256 135 52.8 126 49.1 10 7.1 121

New Hampshire

113 61 54.0 59 52.0 2 3.8 52

New Jersey

396 165 41.7 152 38.4 13 7.9 231

New Mexico

182 81 44.8 77 42.4 4 5.3 100

New York

894 392 43.9 370 41.3 23 5.8 502

North Carolina

700 366 52.2 347 49.5 19 5.2 334

North Dakota

51 31 60.9 31 60.1 0 1.4 20

Ohio

804 395 49.1 383 47.6 12 3.1 409

Oklahoma

300 157 52.2 150 50.1 6 4.0 143

Oregon

359 168 46.8 156 43.5 12 7.1 191

Pennsylvania

881 410 46.5 390 44.3 19 4.7 472

Rhode Island

72 34 47.6 32 44.7 2 5.9 38

South Carolina

402 192 47.7 185 46.0 7 3.5 210

South Dakota

68 38 55.5 37 53.5 1 3.7 30

Tennessee

553 282 51.0 269 48.7 13 4.5 271

Texas

1,642 927 56.5 889 54.2 38 4.1 714

Utah

141 77 54.4 73 51.7 4 4.9 64

Vermont

46 22 47.7 22 46.6 0 2.2 24

Virginia

785 508 64.8 492 62.7 17 3.2 276

Washington

625 324 51.9 303 48.5 21 6.4 301

West Virginia

155 67 43.1 64 40.9 3 4.9 88

Wisconsin

403 209 51.8 200 49.7 9 4.1 194

Wyoming

55 31 56.3 30 53.9 1 4.3 24

NOTE: Veterans are men and women who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were not on active duty at the time of the survey.

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Last Modified Date: March 18, 2015