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Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2020 annual averages

Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2020 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

233,099 149,742 64.2 137,739 59.1 12,003 8.0 83,357

Alabama

3,424 2,032 59.4 1,912 55.8 121 5.9 1,392

Alaska

465 305 65.5 281 60.4 24 7.8 161

Arizona

5,111 3,286 64.3 3,042 59.5 244 7.4 1,825

Arkansas

2,071 1,252 60.5 1,174 56.7 78 6.3 819

California

28,709 18,030 62.8 16,199 56.4 1,831 10.2 10,679

Colorado

4,091 2,897 70.8 2,685 65.6 212 7.3 1,194

Connecticut

2,625 1,764 67.2 1,629 62.1 135 7.7 861

Delaware

689 440 63.9 406 59.0 34 7.6 249

District of Columbia

544 389 71.5 359 65.9 31 7.9 155

Florida

15,800 9,408 59.5 8,657 54.8 750 8.0 6,393

Georgia

7,320 4,666 63.7 4,355 59.5 311 6.7 2,654

Hawaii

961 596 62.0 525 54.6 72 12.0 365

Idaho

1,243 825 66.3 783 63.0 42 5.0 418

Illinois

9,054 5,902 65.2 5,375 59.4 527 8.9 3,152

Indiana

4,679 3,073 65.7 2,859 61.1 214 7.0 1,606

Iowa

2,184 1,514 69.3 1,436 65.7 78 5.2 670

Kansas

1,990 1,380 69.3 1,302 65.4 78 5.6 610

Kentucky

3,125 1,866 59.7 1,743 55.8 123 6.6 1,259

Louisiana

3,169 1,917 60.5 1,756 55.4 161 8.4 1,252

Maine

971 619 63.7 587 60.5 32 5.1 352

Maryland

4,248 2,911 68.5 2,719 64.0 191 6.6 1,337

Massachusetts

5,182 3,477 67.1 3,153 60.9 324 9.3 1,704

Michigan

7,204 4,558 63.3 4,128 57.3 430 9.4 2,646

Minnesota

3,991 2,865 71.8 2,705 67.8 160 5.6 1,126

Mississippi

2,034 1,166 57.3 1,070 52.6 95 8.2 868

Missouri

4,268 2,815 66.0 2,643 61.9 172 6.1 1,453

Montana

742 487 65.6 458 61.8 28 5.8 255

Nebraska

1,302 949 72.9 907 69.7 42 4.4 353

Nevada

2,174 1,404 64.6 1,221 56.2 183 13.1 770

New Hampshire

1,004 694 69.0 648 64.5 45 6.5 311

New Jersey

6,503 4,308 66.2 3,896 59.9 412 9.6 2,195

New Mexico

1,431 845 59.0 772 53.9 73 8.6 586

New York

14,413 8,918 61.9 8,034 55.7 884 9.9 5,495

North Carolina

7,386 4,596 62.2 4,269 57.8 327 7.1 2,791

North Dakota

524 375 71.6 358 68.2 18 4.7 149

Ohio

8,210 5,261 64.1 4,830 58.8 431 8.2 2,949

Oklahoma

2,657 1,694 63.7 1,587 59.7 106 6.3 963

Oregon

3,034 1,951 64.3 1,804 59.5 148 7.6 1,083

Pennsylvania

9,188 5,960 64.9 5,425 59.0 536 9.0 3,228

Rhode Island

786 517 65.8 470 59.8 47 9.2 269

South Carolina

3,586 2,144 59.8 2,011 56.1 133 6.2 1,442

South Dakota

598 426 71.2 407 67.9 20 4.6 172

Tennessee

4,815 3,035 63.0 2,803 58.2 232 7.6 1,780

Texas

19,861 12,991 65.4 12,005 60.4 986 7.6 6,870

Utah

2,164 1,519 70.2 1,448 66.9 71 4.7 646

Vermont

464 307 66.2 290 62.5 17 5.5 157

Virginia

5,863 3,941 67.2 3,691 62.9 250 6.4 1,922

Washington

5,419 3,635 67.1 3,342 61.7 293 8.1 1,784

West Virginia

1,272 728 57.3 670 52.7 58 8.0 543

Wisconsin

4,157 2,837 68.3 2,660 64.0 177 6.2 1,320

Wyoming

390 265 68.0 250 64.2 15 5.7 125

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

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Last Modified Date: March 18, 2021