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Table 6A. Employment status of veterans 18 years and over by state, 2015 annual averages

Table 6A. Employment status of veterans 18 years and over by state, 2015 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 VETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

21,209 10,757 50.7 10,263 48.4 495 4.6 10,452

Alabama

381 189 49.5 183 48.0 6 3.1 193

Alaska

73 46 62.9 44 60.2 2 4.3 27

Arizona

510 244 47.8 235 46.1 9 3.7 266

Arkansas

228 103 45.3 98 43.1 5 4.7 125

California

1,820 902 49.6 840 46.2 62 6.8 918

Colorado

428 225 52.6 217 50.8 8 3.5 203

Connecticut

194 97 49.9 92 47.7 4 4.6 97

Delaware

76 34 45.6 33 43.9 1 3.6 41

District of Columbia

28 15 54.3 14 50.1 1 7.7 13

Florida

1,613 784 48.6 742 46.0 43 5.4 829

Georgia

716 384 53.6 365 51.0 19 4.9 332

Hawaii

105 54 51.8 53 50.5 1 2.5 50

Idaho

126 63 49.8 60 47.8 2 4.0 63

Illinois

676 338 50.0 321 47.5 17 5.0 338

Indiana

465 238 51.1 232 49.9 6 2.4 227

Iowa

244 131 53.8 129 52.8 2 1.9 113

Kansas

202 99 49.0 93 46.0 6 6.1 103

Kentucky

304 137 45.1 129 42.6 8 5.6 167

Louisiana

311 171 55.1 163 52.6 8 4.6 140

Maine

127 61 47.8 58 45.7 3 4.5 67

Maryland

428 251 58.5 233 54.3 18 7.2 178

Massachusetts

368 160 43.5 151 41.2 9 5.3 208

Michigan

617 275 44.6 260 42.2 15 5.3 342

Minnesota

381 197 51.6 186 48.8 11 5.5 185

Mississippi

204 101 49.4 95 46.3 6 6.2 103

Missouri

479 244 50.8 232 48.4 12 4.8 236

Montana

106 52 48.6 49 46.1 3 5.2 55

Nebraska

144 76 53.2 74 51.4 3 3.4 67

Nevada

232 125 53.9 118 50.8 7 5.8 107

New Hampshire

119 65 54.2 62 52.2 2 3.7 55

New Jersey

397 182 45.8 172 43.4 10 5.4 215

New Mexico

196 96 49.1 91 46.4 5 5.5 100

New York

837 387 46.2 372 44.5 14 3.7 450

North Carolina

724 398 54.9 385 53.1 13 3.2 327

North Dakota

54 33 60.9 32 59.2 1 2.8 21

Ohio

817 398 48.7 385 47.1 13 3.3 420

Oklahoma

309 167 53.9 161 52.2 5 3.2 143

Oregon

353 158 44.8 149 42.3 9 5.6 195

Pennsylvania

886 413 46.6 393 44.4 19 4.7 473

Rhode Island

70 33 47.1 31 44.3 2 5.8 37

South Carolina

394 205 52.1 196 49.8 9 4.4 189

South Dakota

68 39 57.6 38 56.2 1 2.5 29

Tennessee

503 244 48.6 234 46.5 10 4.2 259

Texas

1,740 967 55.6 926 53.2 41 4.3 772

Utah

149 87 58.5 85 56.9 2 2.6 62

Vermont

45 22 48.6 21 46.7 1 3.9 23

Virginia

795 491 61.8 473 59.5 19 3.8 303

Washington

558 268 48.1 258 46.3 10 3.8 290

West Virginia

152 64 41.9 60 39.7 3 5.1 88

Wisconsin

404 214 53.1 207 51.2 8 3.6 189

Wyoming

52 30 58.1 29 56.2 1 3.3 22

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.

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Last Modified Date: March 22, 2016
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