Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2016 annual averages

Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2016 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

223,649 146,479 65.5 139,560 62.4 6,919 4.7 77,170

Alabama

3,301 1,952 59.1 1,835 55.6 116 6.0 1,349

Alaska

455 312 68.5 291 63.9 21 6.8 143

Arizona

4,655 2,961 63.6 2,811 60.4 150 5.1 1,694

Arkansas

1,998 1,230 61.6 1,183 59.2 47 3.8 768

California

27,874 18,051 64.8 17,103 61.4 948 5.3 9,823

Colorado

3,813 2,676 70.2 2,592 68.0 84 3.1 1,137

Connecticut

2,548 1,762 69.1 1,673 65.6 89 5.1 786

Delaware

660 434 65.8 416 63.0 18 4.2 226

District of Columbia

518 374 72.3 352 68.1 22 5.9 143

Florida

14,427 8,901 61.7 8,479 58.8 422 4.7 5,527

Georgia

6,910 4,508 65.2 4,268 61.8 240 5.3 2,402

Hawaii

960 630 65.6 611 63.6 19 3.1 330

Idaho

1,099 738 67.2 710 64.6 28 3.8 361

Illinois

9,007 6,131 68.1 5,792 64.3 339 5.5 2,876

Indiana

4,521 3,050 67.5 2,915 64.5 135 4.4 1,471

Iowa

2,148 1,563 72.8 1,503 70.0 60 3.8 585

Kansas

1,944 1,369 70.4 1,313 67.6 56 4.1 575

Kentucky

3,056 1,849 60.5 1,759 57.5 90 4.9 1,208

Louisiana

3,152 1,952 61.9 1,832 58.1 120 6.2 1,199

Maine

939 618 65.8 595 63.4 23 3.8 321

Maryland

4,134 2,883 69.7 2,766 66.9 117 4.1 1,251

Massachusetts

4,985 3,370 67.6 3,249 65.2 121 3.6 1,615

Michigan

7,069 4,517 63.9 4,303 60.9 214 4.7 2,552

Minnesota

3,789 2,734 72.2 2,634 69.5 100 3.7 1,055

Mississippi

1,991 1,174 58.9 1,107 55.6 66 5.7 818

Missouri

4,150 2,854 68.8 2,733 65.9 121 4.2 1,296

Montana

694 462 66.6 444 63.9 19 4.0 232

Nebraska

1,271 923 72.6 894 70.3 30 3.2 348

Nevada

1,981 1,274 64.3 1,201 60.6 73 5.7 708

New Hampshire

937 674 71.9 656 70.1 18 2.6 263

New Jersey

6,493 4,312 66.4 4,104 63.2 208 4.8 2,181

New Mexico

1,382 843 61.0 785 56.8 58 6.8 539

New York

14,526 9,117 62.8 8,693 59.8 424 4.6 5,409

North Carolina

6,909 4,429 64.1 4,214 61.0 215 4.9 2,480

North Dakota

528 394 74.7 381 72.3 13 3.2 134

Ohio

8,013 5,223 65.2 4,979 62.1 244 4.7 2,790

Oklahoma

2,593 1,655 63.8 1,572 60.6 83 5.0 938

Oregon

2,841 1,888 66.5 1,801 63.4 87 4.6 953

Pennsylvania

9,043 5,969 66.0 5,649 62.5 320 5.4 3,073

Rhode Island

765 513 67.1 487 63.6 27 5.2 251

South Carolina

3,358 2,094 62.4 1,996 59.4 98 4.7 1,264

South Dakota

557 399 71.7 389 69.8 11 2.6 158

Tennessee

4,567 2,872 62.9 2,740 60.0 132 4.6 1,695

Texas

18,429 12,233 66.4 11,688 63.4 544 4.5 6,196

Utah

1,934 1,376 71.1 1,327 68.6 49 3.5 558

Vermont

451 315 69.9 305 67.7 10 3.2 136

Virginia

5,585 3,727 66.7 3,580 64.1 147 4.0 1,858

Washington

4,987 3,348 67.1 3,175 63.7 174 5.2 1,639

West Virginia

1,281 716 55.9 674 52.6 43 5.9 565

Wisconsin

4,033 2,858 70.9 2,744 68.0 114 4.0 1,175

Wyoming

386 270 70.1 256 66.4 14 5.2 115

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

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