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Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2018 annual averages

Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2018 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

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

Alabama

3,397 2,026 59.6 1,946 57.3 80 3.9 1,371

Alaska

463 314 67.8 293 63.2 21 6.8 149

Arizona

4,894 3,134 64.0 2,996 61.2 138 4.4 1,760

Arkansas

2,048 1,238 60.4 1,191 58.2 46 3.7 810

California

28,413 18,463 65.0 17,706 62.3 757 4.1 9,950

Colorado

3,991 2,866 71.8 2,782 69.7 84 2.9 1,125

Connecticut

2,633 1,797 68.3 1,725 65.5 73 4.1 836

Delaware

678 446 65.8 430 63.4 17 3.7 232

District of Columbia

536 390 72.8 369 68.7 22 5.5 146

Florida

15,337 9,542 62.2 9,205 60.0 337 3.5 5,795

Georgia

7,139 4,687 65.7 4,509 63.2 178 3.8 2,452

Hawaii

955 624 65.3 609 63.8 15 2.4 331

Idaho

1,158 786 67.9 764 66.0 22 2.8 372

Illinois

9,082 6,098 67.1 5,848 64.4 250 4.1 2,985

Indiana

4,632 3,140 67.8 3,037 65.6 104 3.3 1,491

Iowa

2,169 1,541 71.0 1,503 69.3 38 2.5 628

Kansas

1,971 1,361 69.1 1,317 66.8 44 3.2 610

Kentucky

3,099 1,905 61.5 1,823 58.8 82 4.3 1,194

Louisiana

3,194 1,971 61.7 1,878 58.8 94 4.7 1,222

Maine

960 630 65.6 610 63.5 20 3.2 331

Maryland

4,245 2,931 69.0 2,813 66.3 118 4.0 1,314

Massachusetts

5,139 3,608 70.2 3,488 67.9 120 3.3 1,531

Michigan

7,094 4,539 64.0 4,355 61.4 184 4.1 2,555

Minnesota

3,908 2,837 72.6 2,758 70.6 80 2.8 1,071

Mississippi

2,022 1,173 58.0 1,117 55.2 56 4.8 849

Missouri

4,206 2,823 67.1 2,735 65.0 88 3.1 1,383

Montana

724 473 65.4 457 63.1 17 3.6 251

Nebraska

1,299 941 72.4 916 70.5 25 2.6 358

Nevada

2,077 1,393 67.1 1,331 64.1 62 4.5 684

New Hampshire

975 697 71.5 681 69.9 16 2.4 277

New Jersey

6,618 4,313 65.2 4,133 62.5 179 4.2 2,306

New Mexico

1,418 867 61.1 827 58.3 40 4.6 551

New York

14,690 9,281 63.2 8,906 60.6 375 4.0 5,409

North Carolina

7,196 4,594 63.8 4,426 61.5 168 3.7 2,602

North Dakota

512 364 71.1 354 69.2 10 2.7 148

Ohio

8,115 5,277 65.0 5,048 62.2 229 4.3 2,839

Oklahoma

2,617 1,679 64.2 1,624 62.1 55 3.3 938

Oregon

2,972 1,928 64.9 1,852 62.3 76 4.0 1,044

Pennsylvania

9,110 5,940 65.2 5,695 62.5 245 4.1 3,170

Rhode Island

772 522 67.6 502 65.0 20 3.8 250

South Carolina

3,484 2,113 60.7 2,040 58.6 73 3.5 1,371

South Dakota

573 410 71.7 399 69.6 12 2.8 162

Tennessee

4,683 2,966 63.3 2,862 61.1 103 3.5 1,718

Texas

19,256 12,864 66.8 12,378 64.3 487 3.8 6,392

Utah

2,060 1,441 70.0 1,397 67.8 44 3.0 619

Vermont

462 322 69.7 314 67.9 8 2.6 140

Virginia

5,751 3,922 68.2 3,814 66.3 108 2.8 1,829

Washington

5,240 3,483 66.5 3,334 63.6 149 4.3 1,758

West Virginia

1,270 715 56.3 678 53.4 37 5.2 555

Wisconsin

4,053 2,855 70.4 2,776 68.5 79 2.8 1,198

Wyoming

383 258 67.4 248 64.7 10 4.0 125

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

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Last Modified Date: March 21, 2019