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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-19. Employment status of persons 18 years and over by veteran status, age, and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Veteran status, age, and sex 4th 2021
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 VETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

17,951 8,409 46.8 8,102 45.1 307 3.6 9,542

18 to 24 years

271 168 61.8 154 56.9 13 8.0 103

25 to 34 years

1,464 1,245 85.0 1,175 80.3 70 5.6 219

35 to 44 years

2,051 1,728 84.3 1,657 80.8 71 4.1 323

45 to 54 years

2,399 1,948 81.2 1,895 79.0 53 2.7 451

55 to 64 years

3,272 1,954 59.7 1,906 58.2 48 2.4 1,318

65 years and over

8,494 1,367 16.1 1,316 15.5 51 3.7 7,127

Men, 18 years and over

16,029 7,247 45.2 6,991 43.6 256 3.5 8,782

18 to 24 years

194 132 67.7 120 61.8 12 8.8 63

25 to 34 years

1,191 1,028 86.3 976 82.0 52 5.1 163

35 to 44 years

1,662 1,423 85.6 1,364 82.1 59 4.2 239

45 to 54 years

2,030 1,675 82.5 1,629 80.3 46 2.7 355

55 to 64 years

2,849 1,702 59.7 1,658 58.2 44 2.6 1,147

65 years and over

8,103 1,287 15.9 1,244 15.3 43 3.4 6,816

Women, 18 years and over

1,921 1,162 60.5 1,111 57.8 51 4.4 760

18 to 24 years

77 36 46.8 34 44.4 2 - 41

25 to 34 years

273 216 79.4 199 72.8 18 8.3 56

35 to 44 years

389 305 78.4 293 75.3 12 3.9 84

45 to 54 years

369 273 74.0 266 72.0 7 2.7 96

55 to 64 years

423 251 59.5 248 58.6 4 1.5 171

65 years and over

391 80 20.4 72 18.4 8 9.9 311

Gulf War-era II veterans

Total, 18 years and over

4,599 3,620 78.7 3,471 75.5 149 4.1 979

18 to 24 years

271 168 61.8 154 56.9 13 8.0 103

25 to 34 years

1,464 1,245 85.0 1,175 80.3 70 5.6 219

35 to 44 years

1,549 1,312 84.7 1,267 81.8 45 3.4 238

45 to 54 years

679 545 80.4 530 78.1 15 2.8 133

55 to 64 years

491 323 65.9 317 64.7 6 1.8 167

65 years and over

146 28 19.0 28 19.0 0 - 118

Men, 18 years and over

3,786 3,048 80.5 2,924 77.2 125 4.1 738

18 to 24 years

194 132 67.7 120 61.8 12 8.8 63

25 to 34 years

1,191 1,028 86.3 976 82.0 52 5.1 163

35 to 44 years

1,278 1,101 86.2 1,060 83.0 41 3.7 177

45 to 54 years

565 471 83.4 457 80.9 14 3.0 94

55 to 64 years

428 290 67.8 284 66.4 6 2.0 138

65 years and over

130 26 20.0 26 20.0 0 - 104

Women, 18 years and over

813 572 70.3 547 67.3 25 4.3 241

18 to 24 years

77 36 46.8 34 44.4 2 - 41

25 to 34 years

273 216 79.4 199 72.8 18 8.3 56

35 to 44 years

272 211 77.6 206 76.0 4 2.1 61

45 to 54 years

113 74 65.3 73 64.7 1 1.0 39

55 to 64 years

63 33 52.8 33 52.8 0 - 30

65 years and over

16 2 - 2 - 0 - 14

NONVETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

235,053 151,277 64.4 145,399 61.9 5,877 3.9 83,776

18 to 24 years

27,915 18,109 64.9 16,753 60.0 1,356 7.5 9,806

25 to 34 years

43,234 35,718 82.6 34,273 79.3 1,445 4.0 7,516

35 to 44 years

39,983 32,839 82.1 31,714 79.3 1,125 3.4 7,144

45 to 54 years

37,046 29,989 81.0 29,088 78.5 901 3.0 7,057

55 to 64 years

38,477 25,027 65.0 24,268 63.1 759 3.0 13,451

65 years and over

48,398 9,596 19.8 9,304 19.2 291 3.0 38,803

Men, 18 years and over

106,245 77,328 72.8 74,289 69.9 3,039 3.9 28,917

18 to 24 years

13,972 9,245 66.2 8,497 60.8 748 8.1 4,727

25 to 34 years

21,144 18,687 88.4 17,896 84.6 792 4.2 2,456

35 to 44 years

19,078 17,088 89.6 16,507 86.5 581 3.4 1,990

45 to 54 years

17,249 15,077 87.4 14,665 85.0 412 2.7 2,171

55 to 64 years

17,287 12,428 71.9 12,068 69.8 360 2.9 4,859

65 years and over

17,516 4,803 27.4 4,656 26.6 147 3.1 12,713

Women, 18 years and over

128,808 73,949 57.4 71,110 55.2 2,838 3.8 54,860

18 to 24 years

13,943 8,864 63.6 8,256 59.2 608 6.9 5,079

25 to 34 years

22,090 17,030 77.1 16,377 74.1 653 3.8 5,059

35 to 44 years

20,905 15,751 75.3 15,206 72.7 545 3.5 5,154

45 to 54 years

19,797 14,911 75.3 14,423 72.9 488 3.3 4,886

55 to 64 years

21,191 12,599 59.5 12,199 57.6 400 3.2 8,592

65 years and over

30,883 4,793 15.5 4,649 15.1 144 3.0 26,090

NOTE: Veterans are men and women who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were not on active duty at the time of the survey. Gulf War-era II veterans served on active duty anywhere in the world sometime since September 2001. Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 60,000). Updated population controls introduced with the release of January 2021 data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 07, 2022