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Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2021 annual averages

Table 6B. Employment status of nonveterans 18 years and over by state, 2021 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 NONVETERANS

Total, 18 years and over

234,176 150,143 64.1 142,161 60.7 7,982 5.3 84,033

Alabama

3,411 2,007 58.8 1,933 56.7 75 3.7 1,404

Alaska

469 314 67.0 293 62.4 22 6.9 155

Arizona

5,314 3,402 64.0 3,229 60.8 173 5.1 1,912

Arkansas

2,082 1,253 60.2 1,202 57.7 50 4.0 829

California

28,621 18,149 63.4 16,851 58.9 1,298 7.2 10,472

Colorado

4,128 2,899 70.2 2,757 66.8 142 4.9 1,229

Connecticut

2,626 1,738 66.2 1,626 61.9 112 6.5 888

Delaware

707 453 64.1 428 60.6 25 5.4 254

District of Columbia

544 386 71.0 363 66.6 24 6.1 158

Florida

15,972 9,723 60.9 9,283 58.1 440 4.5 6,249

Georgia

7,478 4,819 64.4 4,630 61.9 189 3.9 2,659

Hawaii

951 597 62.8 560 58.9 37 6.2 353

Idaho

1,279 840 65.6 809 63.2 31 3.7 440

Illinois

9,035 5,962 66.0 5,614 62.1 349 5.8 3,073

Indiana

4,691 3,039 64.8 2,925 62.3 114 3.8 1,653

Iowa

2,217 1,549 69.9 1,492 67.3 57 3.6 668

Kansas

1,987 1,370 68.9 1,326 66.7 43 3.2 617

Kentucky

3,116 1,856 59.6 1,767 56.7 89 4.8 1,260

Louisiana

3,187 1,913 60.0 1,810 56.8 103 5.4 1,274

Maine

989 626 63.3 597 60.4 28 4.5 363

Maryland

4,246 2,863 67.4 2,700 63.6 163 5.7 1,383

Massachusetts

5,160 3,472 67.3 3,274 63.4 198 5.7 1,689

Michigan

7,158 4,396 61.4 4,148 57.9 248 5.6 2,763

Minnesota

3,981 2,792 70.1 2,685 67.5 107 3.8 1,189

Mississippi

2,031 1,160 57.1 1,095 53.9 65 5.6 871

Missouri

4,310 2,833 65.7 2,718 63.0 116 4.1 1,477

Montana

751 492 65.5 476 63.4 16 3.2 259

Nebraska

1,308 950 72.6 925 70.7 25 2.7 358

Nevada

2,209 1,400 63.4 1,291 58.4 109 7.8 810

New Hampshire

1,002 673 67.2 648 64.7 25 3.7 329

New Jersey

6,511 4,246 65.2 3,983 61.2 263 6.2 2,265

New Mexico

1,443 854 59.2 797 55.2 57 6.7 589

New York

14,250 8,781 61.6 8,169 57.3 612 7.0 5,469

North Carolina

7,484 4,628 61.8 4,416 59.0 213 4.6 2,856

North Dakota

523 371 70.9 359 68.6 12 3.2 152

Ohio

8,245 5,233 63.5 4,975 60.3 258 4.9 3,012

Oklahoma

2,695 1,713 63.6 1,646 61.1 67 3.9 981

Oregon

3,046 1,988 65.3 1,883 61.8 105 5.3 1,058

Pennsylvania

9,211 5,878 63.8 5,495 59.7 383 6.5 3,333

Rhode Island

778 513 65.9 486 62.4 27 5.3 265

South Carolina

3,675 2,171 59.1 2,084 56.7 87 4.0 1,503

South Dakota

601 431 71.6 420 69.8 11 2.6 171

Tennessee

4,860 3,042 62.6 2,921 60.1 121 4.0 1,818

Texas

20,088 13,197 65.7 12,449 62.0 748 5.7 6,892

Utah

2,200 1,546 70.3 1,503 68.3 43 2.8 654

Vermont

467 301 64.4 290 62.1 11 3.6 166

Virginia

5,856 3,847 65.7 3,695 63.1 152 3.9 2,009

Washington

5,433 3,621 66.7 3,431 63.1 191 5.3 1,812

West Virginia

1,265 713 56.3 678 53.6 34 4.8 552

Wisconsin

4,191 2,879 68.7 2,775 66.2 104 3.6 1,311

Wyoming

394 264 67.1 253 64.2 12 4.4 130

NOTE: Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2022