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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 2019
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

18,672 9,220 49.4 8,938 47.9 283 3.1 9,452

18 to 24 years

267 195 73.3 181 68.0 14 7.1 71

25 to 34 years

1,573 1,292 82.1 1,230 78.2 62 4.8 281

35 to 44 years

2,032 1,699 83.6 1,649 81.1 51 3.0 332

45 to 54 years

2,589 2,138 82.6 2,084 80.5 54 2.5 451

55 to 64 years

3,505 2,225 63.5 2,169 61.9 57 2.5 1,280

65 years and over

8,707 1,670 19.2 1,625 18.7 46 2.7 7,036

Men, 18 years and over

16,781 8,128 48.4 7,891 47.0 237 2.9 8,653

18 to 24 years

202 161 80.0 151 74.9 10 6.4 40

25 to 34 years

1,279 1,100 86.1 1,060 82.9 41 3.7 178

35 to 44 years

1,652 1,408 85.2 1,367 82.7 41 2.9 244

45 to 54 years

2,228 1,872 84.0 1,824 81.9 48 2.6 356

55 to 64 years

3,080 1,975 64.1 1,921 62.4 54 2.8 1,105

65 years and over

8,341 1,611 19.3 1,568 18.8 43 2.7 6,730

Women, 18 years and over

1,891 1,092 57.8 1,046 55.3 46 4.2 799

18 to 24 years

65 34 52.4 30 46.9 4 - 31

25 to 34 years

295 192 65.1 170 57.8 21 11.2 103

35 to 44 years

380 292 76.8 282 74.2 10 3.4 88

45 to 54 years

361 266 73.6 260 72.0 6 2.2 95

55 to 64 years

426 250 58.8 248 58.3 2 0.9 175

65 years and over

366 59 16.2 56 15.4 3 - 306

Gulf War-era II veterans

Total, 18 years and over

4,400 3,485 79.2 3,354 76.2 131 3.8 914

18 to 24 years

267 195 73.3 181 68.0 14 7.1 71

25 to 34 years

1,573 1,292 82.1 1,230 78.2 62 4.8 281

35 to 44 years

1,391 1,150 82.7 1,118 80.4 32 2.8 241

45 to 54 years

682 528 77.4 510 74.8 18 3.4 154

55 to 64 years

392 289 73.7 284 72.4 5 1.7 103

65 years and over

95 31 32.3 31 32.3 0 - 64

Men, 18 years and over

3,626 2,963 81.7 2,868 79.1 96 3.2 663

18 to 24 years

202 161 80.0 151 74.9 10 6.4 40

25 to 34 years

1,279 1,100 86.1 1,060 82.9 41 3.7 178

35 to 44 years

1,115 944 84.7 921 82.6 23 2.5 171

45 to 54 years

600 467 77.9 451 75.1 16 3.5 133

55 to 64 years

349 263 75.4 258 74.0 5 1.9 86

65 years and over

82 27 33.2 27 33.2 0 - 55

Women, 18 years and over

773 522 67.5 486 62.9 35 6.8 252

18 to 24 years

65 34 52.4 30 46.9 4 - 31

25 to 34 years

295 192 65.1 170 57.8 21 11.2 103

35 to 44 years

276 206 74.6 197 71.4 9 4.3 70

45 to 54 years

82 61 74.1 59 72.2 2 2.6 21

55 to 64 years

43 26 - 26 - 0 - 17

65 years and over

12 3 - 3 - 0 - 9

NONVETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

232,366 152,994 65.8 148,047 63.7 4,947 3.2 79,372

18 to 24 years

28,482 18,393 64.6 17,117 60.1 1,277 6.9 10,088

25 to 34 years

43,401 36,312 83.7 35,051 80.8 1,261 3.5 7,089

35 to 44 years

39,121 32,696 83.6 31,846 81.4 849 2.6 6,426

45 to 54 years

37,647 30,788 81.8 30,057 79.8 731 2.4 6,859

55 to 64 years

38,799 25,472 65.7 24,884 64.1 588 2.3 13,327

65 years and over

44,916 9,333 20.8 9,091 20.2 241 2.6 35,583

Men, 18 years and over

104,499 77,623 74.3 75,052 71.8 2,570 3.3 26,876

18 to 24 years

14,266 9,340 65.5 8,590 60.2 750 8.0 4,926

25 to 34 years

21,167 18,978 89.7 18,307 86.5 671 3.5 2,189

35 to 44 years

18,592 16,937 91.1 16,529 88.9 408 2.4 1,656

45 to 54 years

17,462 15,338 87.8 14,996 85.9 341 2.2 2,124

55 to 64 years

17,296 12,603 72.9 12,320 71.2 284 2.3 4,693

65 years and over

15,715 4,427 28.2 4,311 27.4 116 2.6 11,289

Women, 18 years and over

127,867 75,371 58.9 72,995 57.1 2,377 3.2 52,496

18 to 24 years

14,216 9,053 63.7 8,527 60.0 527 5.8 5,163

25 to 34 years

22,234 17,334 78.0 16,745 75.3 590 3.4 4,900

35 to 44 years

20,529 15,759 76.8 15,317 74.6 442 2.8 4,770

45 to 54 years

20,185 15,450 76.5 15,061 74.6 389 2.5 4,734

55 to 64 years

21,503 12,869 59.8 12,564 58.4 304 2.4 8,635

65 years and over

29,200 4,906 16.8 4,781 16.4 125 2.5 24,295

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).

 

Last Modified Date: January 10, 2020