Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2017 annual averages

Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2017 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

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

Alabama

3,339 1,967 58.9 1,881 56.3 86 4.4 1,372

Alaska

457 321 70.2 296 64.8 25 7.8 136

Arizona

4,768 3,033 63.6 2,897 60.8 135 4.5 1,736

Arkansas

2,004 1,241 61.9 1,198 59.8 43 3.5 763

California

28,000 18,116 64.7 17,275 61.7 842 4.6 9,884

Colorado

3,871 2,768 71.5 2,692 69.6 75 2.7 1,103

Connecticut

2,577 1,790 69.5 1,705 66.2 85 4.8 786

Delaware

658 433 65.8 412 62.7 20 4.7 225

District of Columbia

528 384 72.7 361 68.3 24 6.1 144

Florida

14,799 9,284 62.7 8,915 60.2 369 4.0 5,515

Georgia

7,000 4,607 65.8 4,397 62.8 211 4.6 2,393

Hawaii

960 626 65.2 612 63.7 14 2.3 334

Idaho

1,125 762 67.7 739 65.7 23 3.0 363

Illinois

9,030 6,046 66.9 5,763 63.8 283 4.7 2,985

Indiana

4,506 3,011 66.8 2,910 64.6 101 3.4 1,494

Iowa

2,155 1,527 70.8 1,482 68.7 45 3.0 629

Kansas

1,966 1,366 69.5 1,319 67.1 47 3.5 600

Kentucky

3,043 1,885 61.9 1,787 58.7 98 5.2 1,158

Louisiana

3,172 1,946 61.4 1,845 58.2 101 5.2 1,225

Maine

953 635 66.7 616 64.6 20 3.1 317

Maryland

4,171 2,919 70.0 2,799 67.1 120 4.1 1,252

Massachusetts

5,012 3,437 68.6 3,305 65.9 132 3.8 1,575

Michigan

7,082 4,522 63.8 4,316 60.9 206 4.6 2,560

Minnesota

3,846 2,846 74.0 2,755 71.6 91 3.2 999

Mississippi

2,005 1,169 58.3 1,112 55.5 57 4.9 835

Missouri

4,150 2,751 66.3 2,648 63.8 103 3.7 1,400

Montana

707 465 65.8 447 63.3 18 3.8 242

Nebraska

1,284 920 71.6 896 69.8 24 2.6 364

Nevada

2,001 1,308 65.4 1,245 62.2 63 4.8 693

New Hampshire

952 677 71.1 659 69.3 17 2.5 276

New Jersey

6,517 4,279 65.6 4,083 62.7 195 4.6 2,239

New Mexico

1,402 852 60.8 801 57.1 51 6.0 550

New York

14,547 9,240 63.5 8,821 60.6 419 4.5 5,306

North Carolina

7,010 4,481 63.9 4,291 61.2 190 4.2 2,529

North Dakota

516 383 74.3 374 72.4 10 2.5 133

Ohio

8,033 5,292 65.9 5,034 62.7 258 4.9 2,742

Oklahoma

2,603 1,668 64.1 1,598 61.4 70 4.2 935

Oregon

2,925 1,941 66.4 1,864 63.7 77 4.0 984

Pennsylvania

9,037 5,882 65.1 5,615 62.1 268 4.5 3,155

Rhode Island

765 516 67.4 494 64.6 21 4.1 249

South Carolina

3,365 2,060 61.2 1,972 58.6 88 4.2 1,305

South Dakota

564 407 72.2 392 69.6 15 3.6 157

Tennessee

4,611 2,912 63.2 2,803 60.8 109 3.7 1,699

Texas

18,678 12,409 66.4 11,882 63.6 527 4.2 6,269

Utah

1,997 1,445 72.4 1,399 70.1 46 3.2 551

Vermont

456 319 69.9 309 67.9 9 3.0 137

Virginia

5,621 3,806 67.7 3,665 65.2 141 3.7 1,816

Washington

5,143 3,425 66.6 3,269 63.6 155 4.5 1,718

West Virginia

1,271 711 56.0 675 53.1 37 5.1 560

Wisconsin

4,055 2,905 71.6 2,815 69.4 90 3.1 1,150

Wyoming

383 263 68.6 252 65.8 11 4.1 120

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

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Last Modified Date: March 22, 2018