Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2015 annual averages

Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2015 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 NONVETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

220,740 144,385 65.4 136,947 62.0 7,439 5.2 76,355

Alabama

3,285 1,954 59.5 1,834 55.8 120 6.1 1,332

Alaska

454 316 69.8 295 64.9 22 6.9 137

Arizona

4,566 2,874 62.9 2,701 59.2 173 6.0 1,692

Arkansas

1,986 1,218 61.3 1,155 58.2 63 5.1 768

California

27,509 17,855 64.9 16,783 61.0 1,072 6.0 9,654

Colorado

3,644 2,547 69.9 2,451 67.3 96 3.8 1,097

Connecticut

2,546 1,766 69.4 1,671 65.6 95 5.4 780

Delaware

649 428 65.9 406 62.6 21 5.0 221

District of Columbia

507 368 72.6 343 67.7 25 6.7 139

Florida

14,140 8,693 61.5 8,233 58.2 460 5.3 5,447

Georgia

6,770 4,323 63.9 4,076 60.2 247 5.7 2,447

Hawaii

949 619 65.2 596 62.8 23 3.7 330

Idaho

1,073 723 67.4 694 64.6 29 4.0 350

Illinois

9,022 6,061 67.2 5,714 63.3 347 5.7 2,961

Indiana

4,484 2,991 66.7 2,852 63.6 139 4.6 1,493

Iowa

2,119 1,534 72.4 1,480 69.9 53 3.5 585

Kansas

1,928 1,370 71.1 1,313 68.1 57 4.1 558

Kentucky

3,029 1,790 59.1 1,697 56.0 93 5.2 1,240

Louisiana

3,153 1,978 62.7 1,856 58.9 122 6.2 1,175

Maine

933 608 65.1 583 62.5 25 4.1 325

Maryland

4,139 2,901 70.1 2,761 66.7 141 4.8 1,238

Massachusetts

4,942 3,362 68.0 3,204 64.8 158 4.7 1,579

Michigan

7,008 4,413 63.0 4,184 59.7 229 5.2 2,595

Minnesota

3,752 2,756 73.4 2,658 70.8 98 3.6 996

Mississippi

1,994 1,172 58.8 1,097 55.0 74 6.4 822

Missouri

4,092 2,800 68.4 2,665 65.1 135 4.8 1,292

Montana

684 464 67.8 446 65.2 18 3.9 220

Nebraska

1,251 904 72.3 879 70.2 25 2.8 347

Nevada

1,950 1,298 66.5 1,210 62.1 88 6.7 652

New Hampshire

930 664 71.4 642 69.1 22 3.3 265

New Jersey

6,426 4,290 66.8 4,044 62.9 246 5.7 2,136

New Mexico

1,347 822 61.0 767 56.9 55 6.7 525

New York

14,433 9,132 63.3 8,658 60.0 474 5.2 5,301

North Carolina

6,794 4,350 64.0 4,096 60.3 254 5.8 2,444

North Dakota

512 375 73.2 365 71.3 10 2.6 137

Ohio

7,977 5,193 65.1 4,952 62.1 241 4.6 2,784

Oklahoma

2,563 1,677 65.4 1,606 62.7 71 4.3 886

Oregon

2,754 1,779 64.6 1,683 61.1 96 5.4 975

Pennsylvania

9,019 5,915 65.6 5,611 62.2 304 5.1 3,104

Rhode Island

760 518 68.2 489 64.4 29 5.6 241

South Carolina

3,291 2,066 62.8 1,944 59.1 121 5.9 1,225

South Dakota

567 409 72.2 395 69.7 14 3.5 157

Tennessee

4,519 2,814 62.3 2,654 58.7 159 5.7 1,706

Texas

17,965 11,920 66.4 11,404 63.5 516 4.3 6,044

Utah

1,888 1,327 70.3 1,284 68.0 44 3.3 561

Vermont

453 315 69.5 304 67.2 11 3.4 138

Virginia

5,519 3,718 67.4 3,557 64.5 161 4.3 1,801

Washington

4,812 3,227 67.1 3,048 63.3 178 5.5 1,586

West Virginia

1,293 720 55.6 670 51.8 50 6.9 574

Wisconsin

3,976 2,798 70.4 2,674 67.2 124 4.4 1,178

Wyoming

386 272 70.5 261 67.7 11 4.0 114

NOTE: Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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