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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-40. Employment status of persons 18 years and over by veteran status, age, and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Veteran status, age, and sex December 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

18,638 9,323 50.0 9,058 48.6 265 2.8 9,315

18 to 24 years

271 199 73.5 190 70.2 9 4.5 72

25 to 34 years

1,571 1,322 84.2 1,272 81.0 50 3.8 249

35 to 44 years

2,039 1,723 84.5 1,687 82.7 36 2.1 316

45 to 54 years

2,614 2,165 82.8 2,111 80.8 54 2.5 449

55 to 64 years

3,497 2,223 63.6 2,159 61.7 64 2.9 1,274

65 years and over

8,646 1,691 19.6 1,639 19.0 52 3.1 6,955

Men, 18 years and over

16,745 8,202 49.0 7,959 47.5 243 3.0 8,543

18 to 24 years

202 161 79.8 152 75.3 9 5.6 41

25 to 34 years

1,281 1,136 88.6 1,091 85.2 45 3.9 145

35 to 44 years

1,659 1,420 85.6 1,394 84.0 26 1.8 239

45 to 54 years

2,227 1,880 84.4 1,830 82.2 49 2.6 347

55 to 64 years

3,083 1,970 63.9 1,908 61.9 62 3.2 1,113

65 years and over

8,293 1,635 19.7 1,583 19.1 52 3.2 6,658

Women, 18 years and over

1,893 1,121 59.2 1,100 58.1 22 1.9 772

18 to 24 years

69 38 - 38 - 0 - 31

25 to 34 years

290 187 64.3 181 62.4 6 3.0 103

35 to 44 years

380 303 79.6 293 77.1 10 3.2 77

45 to 54 years

387 285 73.8 281 72.6 5 1.6 101

55 to 64 years

414 253 61.0 251 60.6 2 0.6 162

65 years and over

353 56 15.9 56 15.8 0 - 297

Gulf War-era II veterans

Total, 18 years and over

4,383 3,526 80.4 3,418 78.0 108 3.1 857

18 to 24 years

271 199 73.5 190 70.2 9 4.5 72

25 to 34 years

1,571 1,322 84.2 1,272 81.0 50 3.8 249

35 to 44 years

1,379 1,155 83.8 1,132 82.1 24 2.0 223

45 to 54 years

659 509 77.2 489 74.2 20 3.8 150

55 to 64 years

421 308 73.0 302 71.7 5 1.8 114

65 years and over

83 33 40.4 33 40.4 0 - 49

Men, 18 years and over

3,619 2,995 82.8 2,904 80.2 91 3.0 624

18 to 24 years

202 161 79.8 152 75.3 9 5.6 41

25 to 34 years

1,281 1,136 88.6 1,091 85.2 45 3.9 145

35 to 44 years

1,106 939 84.9 922 83.3 17 1.8 167

45 to 54 years

568 443 77.9 428 75.3 15 3.4 126

55 to 64 years

386 287 74.3 282 72.9 5 1.9 99

65 years and over

76 30 39.6 30 39.6 0 - 46

Women, 18 years and over

764 531 69.5 514 67.3 17 3.1 233

18 to 24 years

69 38 - 38 - 0 - 31

25 to 34 years

290 187 64.3 181 62.4 6 3.0 103

35 to 44 years

273 216 79.3 210 77.0 6 2.9 56

45 to 54 years

91 66 72.8 61 67.7 5 - 25

55 to 64 years

35 21 - 21 - 0 - 14

65 years and over

6 3 - 3 - 0 - 3

NONVETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

232,706 152,648 65.6 147,652 63.4 4,996 3.3 80,059

18 to 24 years

28,609 18,258 63.8 16,993 59.4 1,265 6.9 10,350

25 to 34 years

43,423 36,261 83.5 34,992 80.6 1,270 3.5 7,161

35 to 44 years

39,147 32,663 83.4 31,745 81.1 918 2.8 6,484

45 to 54 years

37,598 30,750 81.8 29,977 79.7 773 2.5 6,848

55 to 64 years

38,824 25,342 65.3 24,802 63.9 540 2.1 13,482

65 years and over

45,106 9,373 20.8 9,143 20.3 230 2.5 35,733

Men, 18 years and over

104,721 77,373 73.9 74,712 71.3 2,661 3.4 27,348

18 to 24 years

14,365 9,315 64.8 8,579 59.7 736 7.9 5,050

25 to 34 years

21,176 18,899 89.2 18,204 86.0 695 3.7 2,277

35 to 44 years

18,603 16,892 90.8 16,425 88.3 467 2.8 1,710

45 to 54 years

17,438 15,318 87.8 14,918 85.5 400 2.6 2,120

55 to 64 years

17,297 12,585 72.8 12,324 71.2 261 2.1 4,713

65 years and over

15,842 4,364 27.5 4,262 26.9 101 2.3 11,478

Women, 18 years and over

127,985 75,275 58.8 72,940 57.0 2,335 3.1 52,710

18 to 24 years

14,244 8,944 62.8 8,415 59.1 529 5.9 5,300

25 to 34 years

22,247 17,362 78.0 16,788 75.5 575 3.3 4,884

35 to 44 years

20,544 15,771 76.8 15,320 74.6 451 2.9 4,773

45 to 54 years

20,160 15,432 76.5 15,059 74.7 373 2.4 4,728

55 to 64 years

21,527 12,757 59.3 12,479 58.0 279 2.2 8,769

65 years and over

29,265 5,010 17.1 4,881 16.7 129 2.6 24,255

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 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: January 10, 2020