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 2017
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

20,387 10,125 49.7 9,755 47.8 370 3.7 10,262

18 to 24 years

231 187 81.0 172 74.6 15 7.9 44

25 to 34 years

1,704 1,385 81.3 1,297 76.1 88 6.4 319

35 to 44 years

2,226 1,903 85.5 1,843 82.8 60 3.2 323

45 to 54 years

3,142 2,612 83.1 2,541 80.9 71 2.7 530

55 to 64 years

3,647 2,264 62.1 2,193 60.1 72 3.2 1,383

65 years and over

9,437 1,773 18.8 1,709 18.1 64 3.6 7,663

Men, 18 years and over

18,387 8,934 48.6 8,613 46.8 321 3.6 9,454

18 to 24 years

183 157 85.6 144 78.4 13 8.4 26

25 to 34 years

1,396 1,167 83.6 1,096 78.5 71 6.1 229

35 to 44 years

1,825 1,606 88.0 1,556 85.2 50 3.1 219

45 to 54 years

2,675 2,259 84.5 2,199 82.2 60 2.7 416

55 to 64 years

3,236 2,028 62.7 1,964 60.7 64 3.2 1,208

65 years and over

9,072 1,716 18.9 1,653 18.2 62 3.6 7,356

Women, 18 years and over

2,000 1,191 59.6 1,142 57.1 49 4.1 808

18 to 24 years

48 30 63.5 29 60.0 2 - 17

25 to 34 years

308 218 70.7 200 65.1 17 7.9 90

35 to 44 years

401 297 74.0 287 71.6 10 3.2 104

45 to 54 years

467 353 75.5 342 73.2 11 3.0 114

55 to 64 years

411 236 57.4 228 55.5 8 3.3 175

65 years and over

365 58 15.8 56 15.3 2 3.6 307

Gulf War-era II veterans

Total, 18 years and over

4,116 3,318 80.6 3,169 77.0 149 4.5 798

18 to 24 years

231 187 81.0 172 74.6 15 7.9 44

25 to 34 years

1,678 1,364 81.3 1,278 76.2 86 6.3 314

35 to 44 years

1,189 984 82.7 952 80.1 32 3.2 205

45 to 54 years

634 529 83.5 520 82.0 9 1.8 104

55 to 64 years

305 228 74.8 222 72.9 6 2.5 77

65 years and over

79 25 32.1 25 31.1 1 - 54

Men, 18 years and over

3,400 2,819 82.9 2,698 79.4 121 4.3 580

18 to 24 years

183 157 85.6 144 78.4 13 8.4 26

25 to 34 years

1,377 1,151 83.6 1,082 78.6 69 6.0 225

35 to 44 years

965 831 86.1 804 83.3 27 3.3 134

45 to 54 years

542 461 85.0 454 83.7 7 1.5 81

55 to 64 years

262 197 75.2 193 73.6 4 2.1 65

65 years and over

70 22 31.6 22 30.7 1 - 48

Women, 18 years and over

716 498 69.6 471 65.7 28 5.5 218

18 to 24 years

48 30 63.5 29 60.0 2 - 17

25 to 34 years

301 213 70.7 196 65.0 17 8.0 88

35 to 44 years

224 152 68.1 148 66.0 5 3.1 71

45 to 54 years

91 68 74.8 66 72.2 2 3.6 23

55 to 64 years

43 31 72.8 30 69.0 2 - 12

65 years and over

9 3 - 3 - 0 - 6

NONVETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

225,619 147,957 65.6 141,692 62.8 6,265 4.2 77,662

18 to 24 years

28,846 18,736 65.0 17,143 59.4 1,593 8.5 10,110

25 to 34 years

42,255 34,701 82.1 33,142 78.4 1,559 4.5 7,554

35 to 44 years

37,726 31,131 82.5 30,048 79.6 1,082 3.5 6,595

45 to 54 years

38,645 30,951 80.1 29,962 77.5 990 3.2 7,694

55 to 64 years

38,046 24,637 64.8 23,872 62.7 765 3.1 13,409

65 years and over

40,102 7,801 19.5 7,525 18.8 276 3.5 32,301

Men, 18 years and over

100,301 75,154 74.9 71,907 71.7 3,248 4.3 25,147

18 to 24 years

14,449 9,674 66.9 8,738 60.5 936 9.7 4,775

25 to 34 years

20,424 18,206 89.1 17,394 85.2 813 4.5 2,217

35 to 44 years

17,772 16,170 91.0 15,646 88.0 524 3.2 1,602

45 to 54 years

17,759 15,403 86.7 14,926 84.0 476 3.1 2,357

55 to 64 years

16,820 12,130 72.1 11,746 69.8 384 3.2 4,690

65 years and over

13,077 3,571 27.3 3,457 26.4 114 3.2 9,506

Women, 18 years and over

125,318 72,803 58.1 69,785 55.7 3,018 4.1 52,515

18 to 24 years

14,397 9,062 62.9 8,405 58.4 657 7.2 5,335

25 to 34 years

21,831 16,494 75.6 15,748 72.1 746 4.5 5,337

35 to 44 years

19,954 14,960 75.0 14,402 72.2 558 3.7 4,993

45 to 54 years

20,885 15,549 74.4 15,035 72.0 513 3.3 5,337

55 to 64 years

21,226 12,507 58.9 12,126 57.1 381 3.0 8,719

65 years and over

27,025 4,230 15.7 4,068 15.1 162 3.8 22,795

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 19, 2018