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Table 6A. Employment status of veterans 18 years and over by state, 2013 annual averages

Table 6A. Employment status of veterans 18 years and over by state, 2013 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

21,397 10,975 51.3 10,253 47.9 722 6.6 10,422

Alabama

358 179 50.0 169 47.2 10 5.6 179

Alaska

77 47 61.6 45 58.4 2 5.1 29

Arizona

573 272 47.5 256 44.7 16 5.8 301

Arkansas

219 83 37.9 79 36.0 4 5.0 136

California

1,788 870 48.7 801 44.8 69 7.9 917

Colorado

401 225 56.2 209 52.2 16 7.1 176

Connecticut

216 108 50.1 101 46.6 8 7.0 108

Delaware

78 38 48.5 37 46.9 1 3.3 40

District of Columbia

31 16 51.6 15 48.1 1 6.8 15

Florida

1,570 766 48.8 719 45.8 47 6.1 804

Georgia

725 434 59.9 403 55.6 31 7.1 291

Hawaii

103 51 49.6 49 47.5 2 4.2 52

Idaho

126 62 49.0 57 45.4 4 7.2 64

Illinois

740 382 51.6 347 46.8 35 9.2 359

Indiana

485 238 49.0 222 45.7 16 6.7 247

Iowa

228 126 55.3 122 53.4 4 3.4 102

Kansas

220 117 53.2 111 50.3 6 5.5 103

Kentucky

332 174 52.6 162 48.9 12 7.0 157

Louisiana

316 173 54.8 165 52.1 8 4.9 143

Maine

130 68 52.7 64 49.3 4 6.6 61

Maryland

422 243 57.7 229 54.2 14 5.9 179

Massachusetts

379 167 44.0 155 40.8 12 7.3 212

Michigan

642 295 46.0 264 41.1 31 10.6 347

Minnesota

368 193 52.6 184 49.9 10 5.0 174

Mississippi

193 90 46.8 82 42.5 8 9.2 103

Missouri

472 233 49.3 219 46.3 14 6.1 239

Montana

104 52 50.1 49 46.9 3 6.4 52

Nebraska

135 79 58.2 75 55.6 3 4.4 57

Nevada

233 120 51.4 110 47.1 10 8.4 113

New Hampshire

113 59 52.4 56 50.0 3 4.5 54

New Jersey

395 174 44.1 156 39.4 19 10.8 221

New Mexico

180 91 50.9 85 47.2 7 7.3 88

New York

922 403 43.7 370 40.1 33 8.2 519

North Carolina

773 408 52.7 383 49.5 25 6.2 366

North Dakota

53 32 60.1 31 58.2 1 3.2 21

Ohio

843 415 49.2 387 45.9 28 6.8 428

Oklahoma

300 159 53.1 152 50.8 7 4.4 141

Oregon

344 159 46.1 149 43.3 9 5.9 186

Pennsylvania

909 464 51.1 428 47.1 36 7.7 445

Rhode Island

71 35 48.9 32 44.7 3 8.7 36

South Carolina

351 167 47.5 160 45.6 7 4.1 184

South Dakota

73 41 56.5 39 53.6 2 5.1 32

Tennessee

518 272 52.5 254 48.9 19 6.9 246

Texas

1,640 946 57.7 897 54.7 49 5.2 694

Utah

144 73 50.6 69 48.3 3 4.7 71

Vermont

46 23 50.5 23 48.8 1 3.3 23

Virginia

782 484 61.9 466 59.7 18 3.6 298

Washington

662 355 53.7 329 49.8 26 7.3 307

West Virginia

164 76 46.6 72 43.6 5 6.4 88

Wisconsin

396 204 51.6 189 47.7 16 7.6 192

Wyoming

56 32 56.8 30 54.1 2 4.8 24

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 24, 2014
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