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Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2019 annual averages

Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2019 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

231,555 152,188 65.7 146,763 63.4 5,425 3.6 79,367

Alabama

3,421 2,074 60.6 2,013 58.9 61 2.9 1,347

Alaska

470 309 65.7 290 61.6 19 6.2 161

Arizona

5,038 3,250 64.5 3,101 61.6 148 4.6 1,789

Arkansas

2,065 1,267 61.4 1,222 59.2 45 3.6 797

California

28,575 18,516 64.8 17,778 62.2 738 4.0 10,059

Colorado

4,080 2,939 72.0 2,866 70.3 72 2.5 1,141

Connecticut

2,620 1,802 68.8 1,740 66.4 62 3.4 818

Delaware

684 447 65.4 429 62.8 18 4.0 237

District of Columbia

541 398 73.7 376 69.5 22 5.6 142

Florida

15,625 9,652 61.8 9,357 59.9 295 3.1 5,974

Georgia

7,226 4,668 64.6 4,509 62.4 159 3.4 2,558

Hawaii

952 608 63.9 592 62.2 16 2.6 344

Idaho

1,201 813 67.7 789 65.7 23 2.9 388

Illinois

9,043 6,073 67.2 5,844 64.6 229 3.8 2,970

Indiana

4,648 3,115 67.0 3,012 64.8 103 3.3 1,533

Iowa

2,191 1,616 73.8 1,574 71.8 42 2.6 575

Kansas

1,972 1,367 69.3 1,324 67.1 43 3.1 606

Kentucky

3,124 1,927 61.7 1,846 59.1 81 4.2 1,196

Louisiana

3,168 1,957 61.8 1,867 58.9 90 4.6 1,211

Maine

967 624 64.5 606 62.7 18 2.8 343

Maryland

4,238 3,031 71.5 2,920 68.9 111 3.7 1,207

Massachusetts

5,185 3,644 70.3 3,545 68.4 99 2.7 1,541

Michigan

7,165 4,618 64.5 4,437 61.9 181 3.9 2,547

Minnesota

3,964 2,886 72.8 2,798 70.6 88 3.0 1,078

Mississippi

2,028 1,178 58.1 1,116 55.0 62 5.3 849

Missouri

4,268 2,864 67.1 2,775 65.0 89 3.1 1,405

Montana

734 484 66.0 469 63.9 15 3.2 250

Nebraska

1,296 952 73.4 923 71.2 29 3.0 344

Nevada

2,126 1,432 67.4 1,375 64.7 57 4.0 694

New Hampshire

999 716 71.7 699 70.0 17 2.4 283

New Jersey

6,531 4,350 66.6 4,198 64.3 152 3.5 2,181

New Mexico

1,431 870 60.8 827 57.8 43 4.9 560

New York

14,416 9,049 62.8 8,698 60.3 351 3.9 5,367

North Carolina

7,300 4,685 64.2 4,508 61.8 177 3.8 2,615

North Dakota

517 374 72.4 365 70.6 9 2.4 143

Ohio

8,214 5,400 65.7 5,194 63.2 206 3.8 2,814

Oklahoma

2,613 1,677 64.2 1,620 62.0 57 3.4 937

Oregon

3,012 1,948 64.7 1,875 62.2 73 3.7 1,064

Pennsylvania

9,150 6,041 66.0 5,799 63.4 243 4.0 3,109

Rhode Island

775 521 67.2 503 65.0 18 3.4 254

South Carolina

3,538 2,179 61.6 2,115 59.8 64 2.9 1,359

South Dakota

594 427 71.9 413 69.6 14 3.2 167

Tennessee

4,776 3,097 64.9 2,996 62.7 102 3.3 1,679

Texas

19,618 13,074 66.6 12,631 64.4 444 3.4 6,544

Utah

2,114 1,502 71.0 1,465 69.3 36 2.4 612

Vermont

464 320 68.8 312 67.3 7 2.2 145

Virginia

5,802 3,975 68.5 3,865 66.6 110 2.8 1,826

Washington

5,331 3,653 68.5 3,503 65.7 151 4.1 1,678

West Virginia

1,274 736 57.8 701 55.0 35 4.8 538

Wisconsin

4,084 2,821 69.1 2,727 66.8 94 3.3 1,263

Wyoming

387 261 67.6 253 65.4 9 3.4 125

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

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Last Modified Date: April 22, 2020