HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
48. Employment status of persons 18 years and over by veteran status, age, and sex

[Numbers in thousands]
Veteran status, age, and sex 2016
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

20,895 10,581 50.6 10,129 48.5 453 4.3 10,314

18 to 24 years

237 182 76.5 165 69.5 17 9.2 56

25 to 34 years

1,742 1,431 82.1 1,340 76.9 90 6.3 311

35 to 44 years

2,284 1,984 86.9 1,910 83.6 74 3.7 299

45 to 54 years

3,269 2,757 84.3 2,662 81.4 95 3.4 512

55 to 64 years

3,806 2,359 62.0 2,257 59.3 102 4.3 1,446

65 years and over

9,557 1,868 19.5 1,794 18.8 74 4.0 7,689

Men, 18 years and over

18,881 9,334 49.4 8,944 47.4 390 4.2 9,547

18 to 24 years

191 151 79.3 138 72.3 13 8.8 40

25 to 34 years

1,424 1,204 84.6 1,126 79.1 78 6.5 219

35 to 44 years

1,880 1,667 88.6 1,608 85.5 59 3.6 214

45 to 54 years

2,803 2,395 85.4 2,318 82.7 77 3.2 409

55 to 64 years

3,360 2,096 62.4 2,006 59.7 90 4.3 1,264

65 years and over

9,224 1,821 19.7 1,749 19.0 72 4.0 7,402

Women, 18 years and over

2,014 1,247 61.9 1,184 58.8 63 5.0 767

18 to 24 years

47 30 65.3 27 58.2 3 - 16

25 to 34 years

318 227 71.2 214 67.3 12 5.4 92

35 to 44 years

403 318 78.7 303 75.0 15 4.7 86

45 to 54 years

466 363 77.9 344 73.9 18 5.0 103

55 to 64 years

446 263 59.0 251 56.3 12 4.5 183

65 years and over

334 47 14.0 44 13.3 2 4.9 287

Gulf War-era II veterans

Total, 18 years and over

3,896 3,174 81.5 3,013 77.3 161 5.1 722

18 to 24 years

237 182 76.5 165 69.5 17 9.2 56

25 to 34 years

1,692 1,390 82.2 1,301 76.9 89 6.4 302

35 to 44 years

1,070 902 84.3 869 81.2 33 3.7 169

45 to 54 years

609 515 84.7 499 82.0 16 3.2 93

55 to 64 years

229 168 73.1 162 70.6 6 3.5 62

65 years and over

59 18 30.7 18 30.6 0 - 41

Men, 18 years and over

3,207 2,666 83.1 2,533 79.0 133 5.0 541

18 to 24 years

191 151 79.3 138 72.3 13 8.8 40

25 to 34 years

1,386 1,174 84.7 1,096 79.1 78 6.6 212

35 to 44 years

865 742 85.7 716 82.7 26 3.5 123

45 to 54 years

517 438 84.7 427 82.6 11 2.5 79

55 to 64 years

197 146 73.9 141 71.5 5 3.2 51

65 years and over

51 15 30.3 15 30.2 0 - 35

Women, 18 years and over

689 508 73.7 480 69.6 28 5.6 181

18 to 24 years

47 30 65.3 27 58.2 3 - 16

25 to 34 years

306 216 70.7 205 67.0 11 5.3 90

35 to 44 years

205 160 78.0 153 74.6 7 4.3 45

45 to 54 years

91 77 84.3 72 78.4 5 7.1 14

55 to 64 years

33 22 - 21 - 1 - 10

65 years and over

8 3 - 3 - 0 - 6

NONVETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

223,649 146,479 65.5 139,560 62.4 6,919 4.7 77,170

18 to 24 years

29,204 18,894 64.7 17,080 58.5 1,814 9.6 10,310

25 to 34 years

41,805 34,089 81.5 32,382 77.5 1,707 5.0 7,716

35 to 44 years

37,533 30,835 82.2 29,652 79.0 1,183 3.8 6,697

45 to 54 years

39,127 31,151 79.6 30,057 76.8 1,093 3.5 7,977

55 to 64 years

37,505 24,109 64.3 23,267 62.0 842 3.5 13,396

65 years and over

38,475 7,401 19.2 7,123 18.5 278 3.8 31,074

Men, 18 years and over

99,107 74,393 75.1 70,799 71.4 3,594 4.8 24,714

18 to 24 years

14,673 9,770 66.6 8,733 59.5 1,037 10.6 4,902

25 to 34 years

20,147 17,947 89.1 17,059 84.7 888 4.9 2,200

35 to 44 years

17,633 16,019 90.8 15,435 87.5 584 3.6 1,614

45 to 54 years

17,923 15,494 86.4 14,969 83.5 525 3.4 2,429

55 to 64 years

16,510 11,845 71.7 11,404 69.1 441 3.7 4,665

65 years and over

12,222 3,318 27.1 3,199 26.2 119 3.6 8,904

Women, 18 years and over

124,541 72,086 57.9 68,761 55.2 3,325 4.6 52,455

18 to 24 years

14,531 9,124 62.8 8,346 57.4 777 8.5 5,407

25 to 34 years

21,658 16,142 74.5 15,323 70.7 819 5.1 5,516

35 to 44 years

19,900 14,816 74.5 14,217 71.4 599 4.0 5,083

45 to 54 years

21,205 15,657 73.8 15,088 71.2 569 3.6 5,548

55 to 64 years

20,995 12,264 58.4 11,863 56.5 401 3.3 8,731

65 years and over

26,253 4,083 15.6 3,924 14.9 159 3.9 22,170

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. Gulf War-era II veterans served on active duty anywhere in the world sometime since September 2001. Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 35,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 8, 2017