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 2018
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

19,201 9,453 49.2 9,127 47.5 326 3.5 9,748

18 to 24 years

256 183 71.6 164 64.0 19 10.6 73

25 to 34 years

1,636 1,367 83.6 1,311 80.1 56 4.1 269

35 to 44 years

1,996 1,720 86.2 1,660 83.2 60 3.5 276

45 to 54 years

2,759 2,322 84.2 2,261 82.0 60 2.6 437

55 to 64 years

3,569 2,222 62.3 2,151 60.3 71 3.2 1,347

65 years and over

8,985 1,639 18.2 1,580 17.6 59 3.6 7,346

Men, 18 years and over

17,335 8,320 48.0 8,027 46.3 292 3.5 9,015

18 to 24 years

210 155 73.8 137 65.2 18 11.6 55

25 to 34 years

1,314 1,133 86.2 1,086 82.6 47 4.1 181

35 to 44 years

1,626 1,430 88.0 1,378 84.8 52 3.6 196

45 to 54 years

2,359 2,022 85.7 1,968 83.4 54 2.7 337

55 to 64 years

3,161 1,996 63.1 1,932 61.1 64 3.2 1,165

65 years and over

8,664 1,584 18.3 1,526 17.6 58 3.7 7,080

Women, 18 years and over

1,866 1,133 60.7 1,099 58.9 34 3.0 732

18 to 24 years

46 28 61.3 27 58.5 1 - 18

25 to 34 years

322 234 72.7 225 69.9 9 4.0 88

35 to 44 years

370 290 78.4 281 76.1 9 3.0 80

45 to 54 years

400 300 75.0 293 73.3 7 2.2 100

55 to 64 years

408 226 55.5 220 53.8 7 3.1 182

65 years and over

321 55 17.2 54 16.8 1 2.2 266

Gulf War-era II veterans

Total, 18 years and over

4,149 3,358 80.9 3,229 77.8 129 3.8 791

18 to 24 years

256 183 71.6 164 64.0 19 10.6 73

25 to 34 years

1,636 1,367 83.6 1,311 80.1 56 4.1 269

35 to 44 years

1,196 1,011 84.5 974 81.4 37 3.7 185

45 to 54 years

627 520 82.9 509 81.2 11 2.1 107

55 to 64 years

340 247 72.6 243 71.4 4 1.6 93

65 years and over

94 30 31.8 29 30.6 1 - 64

Men, 18 years and over

3,444 2,853 82.8 2,742 79.6 111 3.9 592

18 to 24 years

210 155 73.8 137 65.2 18 11.6 55

25 to 34 years

1,314 1,133 86.2 1,086 82.6 47 4.1 181

35 to 44 years

988 852 86.3 820 83.0 32 3.7 136

45 to 54 years

549 466 84.9 456 83.1 10 2.1 83

55 to 64 years

299 220 73.7 217 72.7 3 1.4 79

65 years and over

84 26 31.0 25 29.8 1 - 58

Women, 18 years and over

704 505 71.7 487 69.1 18 3.5 200

18 to 24 years

46 28 61.3 27 58.5 1 - 18

25 to 34 years

322 234 72.7 225 69.9 9 4.0 88

35 to 44 years

208 159 76.3 154 73.7 5 3.4 49

45 to 54 years

78 54 69.2 53 67.7 1 2.1 24

55 to 64 years

41 26 64.1 25 62.0 1 - 15

65 years and over

10 4 - 4 - 0 - 6

NONVETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

229,673 150,489 65.5 144,797 63.0 5,693 3.8 79,184

18 to 24 years

28,832 18,668 64.8 17,175 59.6 1,493 8.0 10,163

25 to 34 years

42,945 35,407 82.4 34,014 79.2 1,394 3.9 7,538

35 to 44 years

38,574 31,899 82.7 30,957 80.3 943 3.0 6,674

45 to 54 years

38,480 30,989 80.5 30,112 78.3 877 2.8 7,491

55 to 64 years

38,548 25,135 65.2 24,413 63.3 722 2.9 13,413

65 years and over

42,295 8,390 19.8 8,126 19.2 264 3.2 33,905

Men, 18 years and over

102,817 76,774 74.7 73,824 71.8 2,950 3.8 26,043

18 to 24 years

14,396 9,538 66.3 8,693 60.4 844 8.9 4,858

25 to 34 years

20,890 18,656 89.3 17,940 85.9 716 3.8 2,234

35 to 44 years

18,307 16,693 91.2 16,230 88.7 463 2.8 1,614

45 to 54 years

17,797 15,506 87.1 15,070 84.7 436 2.8 2,291

55 to 64 years

17,105 12,444 72.7 12,069 70.6 375 3.0 4,661

65 years and over

14,321 3,938 27.5 3,822 26.7 116 2.9 10,383

Women, 18 years and over

126,857 73,715 58.1 70,972 55.9 2,743 3.7 53,141

18 to 24 years

14,436 9,131 63.3 8,482 58.8 649 7.1 5,305

25 to 34 years

22,054 16,751 76.0 16,073 72.9 678 4.0 5,303

35 to 44 years

20,267 15,207 75.0 14,727 72.7 480 3.2 5,060

45 to 54 years

20,683 15,483 74.9 15,042 72.7 441 2.8 5,200

55 to 64 years

21,443 12,691 59.2 12,344 57.6 347 2.7 8,751

65 years and over

27,974 4,452 15.9 4,304 15.4 148 3.3 23,521

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: January 18, 2019