US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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Data for Calendar Year 1958: Categories

Taxable Employment and Wage Data
Taxable Financial Data
Taxable Significant Measures
Taxable and Reimbursable Claims Data

1958
Taxable

STATE Employment and Wage Data
Average monthly covered employment Wages paid in covered employment during year
(in thousands)
Ratio of taxable to total wages Average weekly wage in covered employment
Total Taxable Total Taxable
(01)(02)(03)(04)(05)(06)(07)
United States 38,110,003 $171,403,274 $109,154,231 0.637 $86.49 $55.08
Alabama 508,942 $1,878,847 $1,325,596 0.706 $70.99 $50.09
Alaska 28,693 $198,398 $142,811 0.720 $132.97 $95.72
Arizona 202,814 $906,040 $605,447 0.668 $85.91 $57.41
Arkansas 248,724 $769,227 $590,969 0.768 $59.47 $45.69
California 3,511,566 $17,780,675 $10,925,132 0.614 $97.37 $59.83
Colorado 302,391 $1,364,591 $881,664 0.646 $86.78 $56.07
Connecticut 703,340 $3,337,480 $2,077,544 0.622 $91.25 $56.80
Delaware 122,695 $609,492 $388,525 0.637 $95.53 $60.90
District of Columbia 223,520 $973,101 $610,376 0.627 $83.72 $52.51
Florida 822,091 $3,181,825 $2,258,835 0.710 $74.43 $52.84
Georgia 704,492 $2,470,005 $1,789,443 0.724 $67.42 $48.85
Hawaii 114,225 $410,926 $293,310 0.714 $69.18 $49.38
Idaho 106,699 $430,568 $297,763 0.692 $77.60 $53.67
Illinois 2,542,507 $12,738,345 $7,580,275 0.595 $96.35 $57.33
Indiana 1,015,945 $4,781,995 $2,990,537 0.625 $90.52 $56.61
Iowa 420,808 $1,738,656 $1,148,580 0.661 $79.46 $52.49
Kansas 341,869 $1,447,020 $958,912 0.663 $81.40 $53.94
Kentucky 430,211 $1,704,508 $1,176,029 0.690 $76.19 $52.57
Louisiana 552,406 $2,244,807 $1,490,725 0.664 $78.15 $51.90
Maine 183,987 $673,968 $495,967 0.736 $70.44 $51.84
Maryland 656,796 $2,720,026 $1,789,792 0.658 $79.64 $52.40
Massachusetts 1,448,081 $6,069,700 $3,966,930 0.654 $80.61 $52.68
Michigan 1,647,907 $8,648,452 $5,066,395 0.586 $100.93 $59.12
Minnesota 649,418 $2,834,430 $1,780,687 0.628 $83.93 $52.73
Mississippi 254,037 $809,753 $623,737 0.770 $61.30 $47.22
Missouri 923,116 $4,016,128 $2,569,280 0.640 $83.67 $53.52
Montana 108,028 $436,230 $302,352 0.693 $77.66 $53.82
Nebraska 209,491 $821,701 $560,544 0.682 $75.43 $51.46
Nevada 66,576 $321,799 $238,521 0.741 $92.95 $68.90
New Hampshire 137,125 $508,228 $372,430 0.733 $71.28 $52.23
New Jersey 1,471,476 $7,128,801 $4,351,315 0.610 $93.17 $56.87
New Mexico 150,722 $637,331 $434,835 0.682 $81.32 $55.48
New York 4,760,527 $23,409,065 $14,042,038 0.600 $94.56 $56.72
North Carolina 831,560 $2,729,788 $2,089,775 0.766 $63.13 $48.33
North Dakota 65,740 $251,981 $177,283 0.704 $73.71 $51.86
Ohio 2,314,492 $11,301,721 $6,847,906 0.606 $93.90 $56.90
Oklahoma 358,687 $1,496,820 $985,059 0.658 $80.25 $52.81
Oregon 343,387 $1,561,573 $1,156,313 0.740 $87.45 $64.76
Pennsylvania 2,932,720 $12,749,385 $8,135,066 0.638 $83.60 $53.34
Puerto Rico 0.000 $0.00 $0.00
Rhode Island 219,887 $850,990 $655,261 0.770 $74.43 $57.31
South Carolina 392,362 $1,246,430 $970,927 0.779 $61.09 $47.59
South Dakota 68,276 $254,242 $177,288 0.697 $71.61 $49.94
Tennessee 609,786 $2,255,650 $1,597,037 0.708 $71.14 $50.37
Texas 1,709,789 $7,116,579 $4,664,996 0.656 $80.04 $52.47
Utah 165,108 $689,168 $452,576 0.657 $80.27 $52.71
Vermont 67,336 $251,136 $183,190 0.729 $71.72 $52.32
Virginia 660,603 $2,418,929 $1,735,708 0.718 $70.42 $50.53
Washington 589,050 $2,782,187 $1,762,661 0.634 $90.83 $57.55
West Virginia 341,548 $1,503,415 $969,034 0.645 $84.65 $54.56
Wisconsin 808,577 $3,694,477 $2,297,862 0.622 $87.87 $54.65
Wyoming 59,870 $246,685 $168,993 0.685 $79.24 $54.28
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1958
Taxable

STATE Financial data (in thousands)
Contributions collected Interest credited to trust fund Benefits Paid Reserves as of December 31 Federal loans to State reserve funds, balance as of end of year Net reserves, balance as of end of year Taxable wage base, year end
(01)(08)(09)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)
United States $1,470,841 $198,989 $3,512,732 $6,952,557 $121,265 $6,831,292 $3,000
Alabama $13,699 $2,064 $36,024 $68,508 $68,508 $3,000
Alaska $4,603 $7,783 $4,050 $8,265 $4,215 $4,200
Arizona $8,187 $1,541 $9,472 $58,854 $58,854 $3,000
Arkansas $7,013 $1,088 $12,988 $39,974 $39,974 $3,000
California $142,915 $23,492 $330,568 $837,236 $837,236 $3,000
Colorado $6,717 $1,940 $13,269 $72,538 $72,538 $3,000
Connecticut $24,576 $5,618 $94,157 $185,156 $185,156 $3,000
Delaware $2,457 $294 $9,347 $8,610 $8,610 $3,600
District of Columbia $4,454 $1,530 $6,667 $58,192 $58,192 $3,000
Florida $17,082 $2,341 $28,406 $85,125 $85,125 $3,000
Georgia $22,183 $3,785 $38,891 $139,456 $139,456 $3,000
Hawaii $3,044 $612 $3,505 $23,073 $23,073 $3,000
Idaho $3,971 $870 $8,871 $32,526 $32,526 $3,000
Illinois $63,085 $11,140 $216,545 $360,549 $360,549 $3,000
Indiana $32,460 $4,796 $82,798 $167,094 $167,094 $3,000
Iowa $8,872 $2,936 $12,906 $113,191 $113,191 $3,000
Kansas $10,431 $2,167 $17,798 $81,174 $81,174 $3,000
Kentucky $22,745 $2,850 $46,369 $100,271 $100,271 $3,000
Louisiana $17,519 $3,981 $28,606 $146,190 $146,190 $3,000
Maine $7,724 $1,039 $18,891 $35,449 $35,449 $3,000
Maryland $18,194 $2,444 $59,665 $76,603 $76,603 $3,000
Massachusetts $60,903 $7,356 $123,934 $258,687 $258,687 $3,000
Michigan $107,793 $4,487 $323,913 $198,098 $113,000 $85,098 $3,000
Minnesota $14,704 $2,503 $48,093 $83,103 $83,103 $3,000
Mississippi $10,114 $833 $14,554 $31,167 $31,167 $3,000
Missouri $25,689 $5,637 $50,772 $205,467 $205,467 $3,000
Montana $3,759 $990 $12,873 $35,641 $35,641 $3,000
Nebraska $4,791 $994 $7,896 $37,816 $37,816 $3,000
Nevada $4,989 $453 $8,494 $16,724 $16,724 $3,600
New Hampshire $5,803 $599 $9,259 $22,242 $22,242 $3,000
New Jersey $93,702 $10,168 $186,419 $358,592 $358,592 $3,000
New Mexico $5,220 $1,073 $5,466 $41,591 $41,591 $3,000
New York $231,177 $32,109 $501,028 $1,121,588 $1,121,588 $3,000
North Carolina $30,382 $4,535 $48,676 $169,067 $169,067 $3,000
North Dakota $2,371 $234 $3,741 $9,138 $9,138 $3,000
Ohio $52,924 $13,291 $274,916 $411,960 $411,960 $3,000
Oklahoma $8,527 $1,261 $19,415 $44,539 $44,539 $3,000
Oregon $26,010 $738 $40,964 $28,002 $28,002 $3,600
Pennsylvania $156,646 $5,683 $385,126 $126,249 $126,249 $3,000
Puerto Rico $1
Rhode Island $17,647 $689 $24,393 $25,534 $25,534 $3,600
South Carolina $11,095 $1,906 $16,398 $71,834 $71,834 $3,000
South Dakota $1,752 $368 $1,825 $14,525 $14,525 $3,000
Tennessee $27,566 $2,079 $47,589 $73,514 $73,514 $3,000
Texas $26,314 $7,504 $68,975 $265,426 $265,426 $3,000
Utah $5,848 $1,006 $9,394 $37,732 $37,732 $3,000
Vermont $2,164 $403 $4,855 $14,694 $14,694 $3,000
Virginia $7,815 $2,235 $23,491 $79,922 $79,922 $3,000
Washington $44,061 $5,193 $57,045 $197,081 $197,081 $3,000
West Virginia $11,271 $1,376 $39,323 $41,271 $41,271 $3,000
Wisconsin $26,063 $6,365 $66,503 $222,886 $222,886 $3,000
Wyoming $1,810 $393 $3,876 $14,648 $14,648 $3,000
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1958
Taxable

STATE significant measures
Percent of total wages Average employer tax rate as a percent of taxable wages Reserve ratio (percent of total wages) as multiple of highest 12-month benefit cost rate
Contributions collected Benefits paid Average employer tax rate Reserve Ratio High Cost Multiple
Rate 12 mos. ending
(01)(15)(16)(17)(18)(19)(20)(21) (22)
United States 0.86 2.05 0.84 1.32 3.99 0.00 0.00
Alabama 0.73 1.92 0.63 0.90 3.65 0.00 0.00
Alaska 2.32 3.92 1.94 2.70 0.00 0.00 0.00
Arizona 0.90 1.05 0.90 1.34 6.50 0.00 0.00
Arkansas 0.91 1.69 0.90 1.17 5.20 0.00 0.00
California 0.80 1.86 0.80 1.30 4.71 0.00 0.00
Colorado 0.49 0.97 0.46 0.71 5.32 0.00 0.00
Connecticut 0.74 2.82 0.71 1.16 5.55 0.00 0.00
Delaware 0.40 1.53 0.40 0.63 1.41 0.00 0.00
District of Columbia 0.46 0.69 0.39 0.69 5.98 0.00 0.00
Florida 0.54 0.89 0.55 0.77 2.68 0.00 0.00
Georgia 0.90 1.57 0.91 1.25 5.65 0.00 0.00
Hawaii 0.74 0.85 0.72 1.01 5.61 0.00 0.00
Idaho 0.92 2.06 0.93 1.37 7.55 0.00 0.00
Illinois 0.50 1.70 0.46 0.78 2.83 0.00 0.00
Indiana 0.68 1.73 0.67 1.07 3.49 0.00 0.00
Iowa 0.51 0.74 0.50 0.76 6.51 0.00 0.00
Kansas 0.72 1.23 0.70 1.05 5.61 0.00 0.00
Kentucky 1.33 2.72 1.34 1.95 5.88 0.00 0.00
Louisiana 0.78 1.27 0.75 1.13 6.51 0.00 0.00
Maine 1.15 2.80 1.13 1.53 5.26 0.00 0.00
Maryland 0.67 2.19 0.69 1.05 2.82 0.00 0.00
Massachusetts 1.00 2.04 0.99 1.53 4.26 0.00 0.00
Michigan 1.25 3.75 1.24 2.12 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minnesota 0.52 1.70 0.49 0.80 2.93 0.00 0.00
Mississippi 1.25 1.80 1.27 1.65 3.85 0.00 0.00
Missouri 0.64 1.26 0.64 1.00 5.12 0.00 0.00
Montana 0.86 2.95 0.85 1.23 8.17 0.00 0.00
Nebraska 0.58 0.96 0.56 0.82 4.60 0.00 0.00
Nevada 1.55 2.64 1.59 2.15 5.20 0.00 0.00
New Hampshire 1.14 1.82 1.09 1.55 4.38 0.00 0.00
New Jersey 1.31 2.62 1.16 1.90 5.03 0.00 0.00
New Mexico 0.82 0.86 0.83 1.21 6.53 0.00 0.00
New York 0.99 2.14 0.94 1.60 4.79 0.00 0.00
North Carolina 1.11 1.78 1.12 1.47 6.19 0.00 0.00
North Dakota 0.94 1.48 0.89 1.27 3.63 0.00 0.00
Ohio 0.47 2.43 0.45 0.75 3.65 0.00 0.00
Oklahoma 0.57 1.30 0.54 0.81 2.98 0.00 0.00
Oregon 1.67 2.62 1.79 2.42 1.79 0.00 0.00
Pennsylvania 1.23 3.02 1.25 1.96 0.99 0.00 0.00
Puerto Rico 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Rhode Island 2.07 2.87 2.00 2.70 3.00 0.00 0.00
South Carolina 0.89 1.32 0.88 1.13 5.76 0.00 0.00
South Dakota 0.69 0.72 0.69 0.99 5.71 0.00 0.00
Tennessee 1.22 2.11 1.22 1.73 3.26 0.00 0.00
Texas 0.37 0.97 0.36 0.55 3.73 0.00 0.00
Utah 0.85 1.36 0.90 1.29 5.48 0.00 0.00
Vermont 0.86 1.93 0.83 1.14 5.85 0.00 0.00
Virginia 0.32 0.97 0.30 0.42 3.30 0.00 0.00
Washington 1.58 2.05 1.65 2.40 7.08 0.00 0.00
West Virginia 0.75 2.62 0.75 1.17 2.75 0.00 0.00
Wisconsin 0.71 1.80 0.64 1.09 6.03 0.00 0.00
Wyoming 0.73 1.57 0.74 1.07 5.94 0.00 0.00
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1958
Taxable and Reimbursable

STATE Claims data Average weekly benefit
Number of first payments Weeks compensated for all unemployment Caimants exhausting benefits Average duration (in weeks) Weekly insured unemployed Amount Ratio to average weekly total wage
Number % of first payments Potential Actual Actual for exhaustees Average number Percent of cov. employ.
(01)(23)(24)(25)(26)(27)(28)(29)(30)(31)(32) (33)
United States 7,833,252 115,766,897 2,506,896 31.0 23.5 14.8 21.7 2,513,000 6.5 $30.54 0.353
Alabama 123,937 1,590,779 55,135 43.6 19.0 12.8 18.1 36,781 7.2 $22.97 0.324
Alaska 11,080 217,793 3,747 32.0 25.2 19.7 24.8 3,988 13.9 $36.16 0.272
Arizona 29,647 345,979 7,688 25.4 22.3 11.7 19.4 9,369 4.6 $27.85 0.324
Arkansas 55,860 649,790 23,439 41.7 17.0 11.6 16.5 19,842 7.9 $20.72 0.348
California 685,653 10,251,453 154,707 20.9 24.4 15.0 23.2 219,755 6.2 $33.08 0.340
Colorado 34,265 406,489 9,422 28.3 20.1 11.9 15.1 9,040 2.9 $31.72 0.366
Connecticut 168,900 2,510,685 55,949 33.3 22.7 14.9 21.0 51,789 7.3 $34.97 0.383
Delaware 22,286 297,013 8,199 36.1 20.1 13.3 18.9 5,268 4.2 $32.77 0.343
District of Columbia 19,053 262,268 7,982 41.9 20.7 13.8 19.4 6,225 2.7 $25.67 0.307
Florida 122,789 1,218,729 54,798 46.6 14.4 9.9 13.6 32,596 3.9 $23.83 0.320
Georgia 136,111 1,748,965 53,027 36.7 20.4 12.8 19.2 40,103 5.6 $23.68 0.351
Hawaii 11,449 145,998 2,139 17.1 20.0 12.8 20.0 3,346 2.9 $24.02 0.347
Idaho 20,243 259,964 6,741 31.4 20.0 12.8 16.5 5,952 5.5 $34.48 0.444
Illinois 446,264 6,350,230 151,867 34.2 22.4 14.2 19.9 139,639 5.4 $30.92 0.321
Indiana 241,411 2,910,459 115,155 46.5 17.0 12.1 15.1 62,230 6.1 $29.52 0.326
Iowa 45,390 516,964 16,708 35.2 17.5 11.4 13.9 11,674 2.7 $26.02 0.327
Kansas 53,613 626,681 17,732 31.8 18.1 11.7 16.9 12,684 3.7 $28.94 0.356
Kentucky 105,386 1,840,484 39,754 35.2 24.6 17.5 25.1 45,843 10.6 $25.88 0.340
Louisiana 74,365 1,133,501 24,923 35.5 19.7 15.2 17.5 26,188 4.7 $25.61 0.328
Maine 68,329 871,281 11,733 16.3 26.0 12.8 25.4 18,877 10.2 $22.29 0.316
Maryland 129,040 2,003,969 37,544 28.6 26.0 15.5 26.0 37,774 5.7 $30.76 0.386
Massachusetts 301,648 4,287,850 93,009 30.1 22.4 14.2 20.5 90,046 6.2 $31.71 0.393
Michigan 510,924 9,061,175 242,810 44.7 22.7 17.7 21.4 202,156 12.2 $36.55 0.362
Minnesota 103,946 1,662,689 33,922 30.9 23.7 16.0 22.9 35,175 5.4 $28.81 0.343
Mississippi 53,354 703,867 19,839 35.5 20.8 13.2 19.9 18,117 7.1 $21.34 0.348
Missouri 156,463 1,989,661 38,555 23.3 23.1 12.7 20.6 47,320 5.1 $27.53 0.329
Montana 31,230 470,269 11,032 34.0 22.0 15.1 22.0 8,572 7.9 $27.35 0.352
Nebraska 24,225 292,294 8,573 34.7 18.2 12.1 17.3 6,176 2.9 $27.65 0.367
Nevada 16,788 229,475 5,320 30.4 21.6 13.7 20.4 4,465 6.7 $37.95 0.408
New Hampshire 36,448 407,691 4,579 12.2 26.0 11.1 26.0 9,559 6.9 $23.90 0.335
New Jersey 368,840 5,885,889 139,166 36.8 23.7 16.0 22.1 115,774 7.8 $32.63 0.350
New Mexico 17,881 217,372 4,829 26.6 22.0 12.2 19.5 4,913 3.2 $25.78 0.317
New York 987,740 15,256,882 226,236 22.9 26.0 15.4 26.0 318,159 6.6 $34.25 0.362
North Carolina 199,550 2,452,000 44,014 21.3 26.0 12.3 25.1 51,598 6.2 $20.50 0.325
North Dakota 10,658 138,544 2,481 23.5 20.0 13.0 20.0 3,210 4.8 $27.54 0.374
Ohio 436,145 7,319,230 147,732 31.8 25.6 16.8 24.8 156,636 6.7 $33.05 0.352
Oklahoma 59,692 794,619 23,719 40.2 20.7 13.3 17.7 20,015 5.5 $25.19 0.314
Oregon 89,363 1,224,664 26,257 26.1 23.2 13.7 20.7 26,450 7.7 $34.25 0.392
Pennsylvania 765,499 13,357,641 207,718 26.6 30.0 17.4 30.0 282,979 9.6 $30.01 0.359
Puerto Rico 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $0.00 0.000
Rhode Island 66,460 922,581 29,346 39.7 19.9 13.9 17.3 19,099 8.6 $27.72 0.372
South Carolina 62,753 774,486 24,077 37.1 20.5 12.3 19.0 19,068 4.8 $21.76 0.356
South Dakota 7,232 73,715 2,524 34.8 16.0 10.2 13.5 1,820 2.6 $25.63 0.358
Tennessee 128,544 2,162,511 59,006 44.4 22.0 16.8 21.5 49,577 8.1 $22.70 0.319
Texas 230,256 2,876,110 90,762 39.7 19.8 12.5 17.2 61,165 3.5 $24.38 0.305
Utah 23,799 311,238 5,890 23.9 22.6 13.1 21.3 6,942 4.2 $31.22 0.389
Vermont 13,220 204,809 3,761 25.8 26.0 15.5 25.9 4,376 6.5 $24.41 0.340
Virginia 102,682 1,038,365 44,592 44.0 15.7 10.1 14.0 23,795 3.6 $23.30 0.331
Washington 144,553 1,943,813 36,050 23.4 23.8 13.4 21.7 43,572 7.4 $29.96 0.330
West Virginia 114,754 1,687,068 38,385 33.0 24.0 14.7 23.5 39,732 11.6 $24.16 0.285
Wisconsin 154,340 1,749,435 31,890 20.3 0.0 11.3 0.0 41,053 5.0 $33.95 0.386
Wyoming 9,194 111,480 2,433 26.8 21.6 12.1 18.2 2,518 4.2 $35.18 0.444
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