US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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Data for Calendar Year 1960: Categories

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

1960
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 40,198,155 $195,020,676 $119,181,579 0.611 $93.30 $57.02
Alabama 529,484 $2,091,092 $1,407,437 0.673 $75.95 $51.12
Alaska 33,412 $264,054 $229,300 0.868 $151.98 $131.98
Arizona 237,033 $1,160,142 $722,542 0.623 $94.12 $58.62
Arkansas 271,876 $900,072 $670,082 0.744 $63.67 $47.40
California 3,832,576 $21,070,577 $13,714,631 0.651 $105.73 $68.82
Colorado 350,282 $1,656,855 $1,021,341 0.616 $90.96 $56.07
Connecticut 735,976 $3,753,071 $2,202,315 0.587 $98.07 $57.55
Delaware 124,747 $669,101 $408,372 0.610 $103.15 $62.95
District of Columbia 232,645 $1,096,340 $655,101 0.598 $90.63 $54.15
Florida 910,968 $3,831,591 $2,561,589 0.669 $80.89 $54.08
Georgia 752,332 $2,858,860 $1,977,763 0.692 $73.08 $50.55
Hawaii 149,520 $604,184 $414,718 0.686 $77.71 $53.34
Idaho 110,656 $471,530 $316,542 0.671 $81.95 $55.01
Illinois 2,634,724 $14,150,662 $7,976,552 0.564 $103.29 $58.22
Indiana 1,093,647 $5,528,288 $3,265,493 0.591 $97.21 $57.42
Iowa 447,924 $1,999,022 $1,260,321 0.630 $85.82 $54.11
Kansas 346,797 $1,540,225 $971,177 0.631 $85.41 $53.85
Kentucky 447,293 $1,885,319 $1,232,478 0.654 $81.06 $52.99
Louisiana 550,342 $2,368,119 $1,511,767 0.638 $82.75 $52.83
Maine 191,768 $761,646 $536,007 0.704 $76.38 $53.75
Maryland 682,580 $3,024,470 $1,905,307 0.630 $85.21 $53.68
Massachusetts 1,511,562 $6,872,881 $4,252,540 0.619 $87.44 $54.10
Michigan 1,769,014 $10,091,406 $5,443,013 0.539 $109.70 $59.17
Minnesota 685,953 $3,252,330 $1,931,780 0.594 $91.18 $54.16
Mississippi 270,424 $910,792 $674,171 0.740 $64.77 $47.94
Missouri 961,295 $4,532,989 $2,737,963 0.604 $90.68 $54.77
Montana 109,657 $473,355 $318,201 0.672 $83.01 $55.80
Nebraska 230,778 $997,631 $647,677 0.649 $83.13 $53.97
Nevada 80,764 $415,989 $294,074 0.707 $99.05 $70.02
New Hampshire 147,423 $591,961 $412,059 0.696 $77.22 $53.75
New Jersey 1,554,760 $8,160,142 $4,677,171 0.573 $100.93 $57.85
New Mexico 159,784 $725,434 $468,340 0.646 $87.31 $56.37
New York 4,922,354 $26,207,632 $14,936,540 0.570 $102.39 $58.35
North Carolina 906,953 $3,245,189 $2,369,515 0.730 $68.81 $50.24
North Dakota 67,708 $274,819 $185,903 0.676 $78.06 $52.80
Ohio 2,427,221 $12,836,502 $7,257,724 0.565 $101.70 $57.50
Oklahoma 372,117 $1,635,125 $1,040,701 0.636 $84.50 $53.78
Oregon 378,902 $1,834,318 $1,342,461 0.732 $93.10 $68.14
Pennsylvania 2,981,293 $13,980,731 $8,456,783 0.605 $90.18 $54.55
Puerto Rico 0.000 $0.00 $0.00
Rhode Island 229,753 $952,671 $703,975 0.739 $79.74 $58.92
South Carolina 425,673 $1,479,227 $1,099,977 0.744 $66.83 $49.69
South Dakota 75,119 $303,240 $203,796 0.672 $77.63 $52.17
Tennessee 656,767 $2,592,612 $1,755,042 0.677 $75.91 $51.39
Texas 1,774,655 $7,802,868 $4,908,063 0.629 $84.55 $53.19
Utah 182,481 $812,084 $505,841 0.623 $85.58 $53.31
Vermont 73,570 $301,464 $207,586 0.689 $78.80 $54.26
Virginia 703,812 $2,794,417 $1,882,141 0.674 $76.35 $51.43
Washington 604,255 $3,082,138 $1,843,042 0.598 $98.09 $58.66
West Virginia 329,482 $1,571,274 $948,495 0.604 $91.71 $55.36
Wisconsin 869,341 $4,289,035 $2,509,154 0.585 $94.88 $55.51
Wyoming 68,703 $315,200 $207,016 0.657 $88.23 $57.95
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1960
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 $2,288,440 $194,446 $2,726,849 $6,642,587 $223,765 $6,418,822 $3,000
Alabama $18,015 $1,732 $27,163 $53,975 $53,975 $3,000
Alaska $7,291 $5,539 $4,860 $8,765 $3,905 $7,200
Arizona $9,781 $1,836 $9,294 $62,391 $62,391 $3,000
Arkansas $8,814 $1,117 $12,542 $36,762 $36,762 $3,000
California $285,807 $25,013 $385,931 $801,581 $801,581 $3,600
Colorado $5,922 $1,944 $15,258 $61,871 $61,871 $3,000
Connecticut $46,222 $5,084 $55,103 $168,558 $168,558 $3,000
Delaware $9,918 $295 $6,746 $11,953 $11,953 $3,600
District of Columbia $6,024 $1,820 $5,483 $62,438 $62,438 $3,000
Florida $31,855 $3,057 $31,740 $102,457 $102,457 $3,000
Georgia $27,280 $4,304 $30,389 $144,588 $144,588 $3,000
Hawaii $4,951 $745 $4,491 $25,109 $25,109 $3,000
Idaho $5,270 $854 $8,535 $28,373 $28,373 $3,000
Illinois $158,986 $9,945 $136,148 $355,959 $355,959 $3,000
Indiana $41,695 $5,080 $52,448 $168,220 $168,220 $3,000
Iowa $8,312 $3,432 $14,486 $115,475 $115,475 $3,000
Kansas $10,456 $2,213 $20,526 $72,066 $72,066 $3,000
Kentucky $27,300 $3,114 $31,762 $104,084 $104,084 $3,000
Louisiana $23,052 $3,748 $37,853 $120,981 $120,981 $3,000
Maine $8,796 $900 $12,922 $28,503 $28,503 $3,000
Maryland $49,396 $1,939 $50,769 $67,709 $67,709 $3,000
Massachusetts $80,387 $7,018 $118,816 $221,288 $221,288 $3,000
Michigan $159,229 $3,233 $147,391 $220,114 $113,000 $107,114 $3,000
Minnesota $22,631 $2,046 $36,784 $63,761 $63,761 $3,000
Mississippi $13,355 $971 $14,296 $32,723 $32,723 $3,000
Missouri $29,527 $6,091 $41,317 $201,724 $201,724 $3,000
Montana $6,547 $771 $11,189 $26,064 $26,064 $3,000
Nebraska $6,708 $1,166 $7,443 $40,302 $40,302 $3,000
Nevada $6,326 $512 $6,211 $17,706 $17,706 $3,600
New Hampshire $6,975 $698 $6,897 $24,007 $24,007 $3,000
New Jersey $115,002 $9,983 $131,486 $337,183 $337,183 $3,000
New Mexico $5,951 $1,286 $8,939 $42,340 $42,340 $3,000
New York $340,228 $29,853 $397,808 $999,028 $999,028 $3,000
North Carolina $38,340 $5,411 $35,607 $186,565 $186,565 $3,000
North Dakota $3,638 $207 $4,913 $7,351 $7,351 $3,000
Ohio $110,405 $10,749 $206,113 $310,541 $310,541 $3,000
Oklahoma $12,364 $1,144 $17,808 $36,998 $36,998 $3,000
Oregon $35,641 $1,227 $28,150 $47,470 $47,470 $3,800
Pennsylvania $250,109 $2,317 $265,271 $174,508 $102,000 $72,508 $3,000
Puerto Rico $1
Rhode Island $19,216 $843 $16,368 $32,502 $32,502 $3,600
South Carolina $12,531 $2,241 $12,234 $76,526 $76,526 $3,000
South Dakota $1,733 $446 $2,452 $15,172 $15,172 $3,000
Tennessee $30,154 $2,206 $34,210 $74,451 $74,451 $3,000
Texas $43,270 $7,578 $58,252 $249,858 $249,858 $3,000
Utah $7,334 $1,120 $8,178 $38,045 $38,045 $3,000
Vermont $2,689 $415 $4,063 $13,656 $13,656 $3,000
Virginia $18,548 $2,612 $16,716 $88,587 $88,587 $3,000
Washington $49,992 $6,134 $58,830 $202,201 $202,201 $3,000
West Virginia $25,885 $1,030 $24,040 $35,445 $35,445 $3,000
Wisconsin $35,780 $6,589 $45,518 $216,117 $216,117 $3,000
Wyoming $2,802 $377 $4,421 $12,441 $12,441 $3,000
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1960
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 1.17 1.40 1.15 1.88 3.29 0.00 0.00
Alabama 0.86 1.30 0.79 1.18 2.58 0.00 0.00
Alaska 2.76 2.10 2.48 2.86 0.00 0.00 0.00
Arizona 0.84 0.80 0.83 1.33 5.38 0.00 0.00
Arkansas 0.98 1.39 0.96 1.29 4.08 0.00 0.00
California 1.36 1.83 1.28 1.96 3.80 0.00 0.00
Colorado 0.36 0.92 0.33 0.54 3.73 0.00 0.00
Connecticut 1.23 1.47 1.22 2.08 4.49 0.00 0.00
Delaware 1.48 1.01 1.48 2.42 1.79 0.00 0.00
District of Columbia 0.55 0.50 0.51 0.86 5.70 0.00 0.00
Florida 0.83 0.83 0.77 1.15 2.67 0.00 0.00
Georgia 0.95 1.06 0.94 1.36 5.06 0.00 0.00
Hawaii 0.82 0.74 0.81 1.19 4.16 0.00 0.00
Idaho 1.12 1.81 1.12 1.66 6.02 0.00 0.00
Illinois 1.12 0.96 1.15 2.05 2.52 0.00 0.00
Indiana 0.75 0.95 0.73 1.23 3.04 0.00 0.00
Iowa 0.42 0.72 0.38 0.61 5.78 0.00 0.00
Kansas 0.68 1.33 0.67 1.06 4.68 0.00 0.00
Kentucky 1.45 1.68 1.44 2.20 5.52 0.00 0.00
Louisiana 0.97 1.60 0.99 1.56 5.11 0.00 0.00
Maine 1.15 1.70 1.15 1.63 3.74 0.00 0.00
Maryland 1.63 1.68 1.67 2.64 2.24 0.00 0.00
Massachusetts 1.17 1.73 1.16 1.88 3.22 0.00 0.00
Michigan 1.58 1.46 1.55 2.88 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minnesota 0.70 1.13 0.67 1.13 1.96 0.00 0.00
Mississippi 1.47 1.57 1.45 1.96 3.59 0.00 0.00
Missouri 0.65 0.91 0.63 1.05 4.45 0.00 0.00
Montana 1.38 2.36 1.48 2.20 5.51 0.00 0.00
Nebraska 0.67 0.75 0.68 1.05 4.04 0.00 0.00
Nevada 1.52 1.49 1.53 2.16 4.26 0.00 0.00
New Hampshire 1.18 1.17 1.15 1.65 4.06 0.00 0.00
New Jersey 1.41 1.61 1.26 2.20 4.13 0.00 0.00
New Mexico 0.82 1.23 0.81 1.25 5.84 0.00 0.00
New York 1.30 1.52 1.29 2.25 3.81 0.00 0.00
North Carolina 1.18 1.10 1.16 1.60 5.75 0.00 0.00
North Dakota 1.32 1.79 1.34 1.98 2.67 0.00 0.00
Ohio 0.86 1.61 0.84 1.48 2.42 0.00 0.00
Oklahoma 0.76 1.09 0.76 1.20 2.26 0.00 0.00
Oregon 1.94 1.53 1.98 2.70 2.59 0.00 0.00
Pennsylvania 1.79 1.90 1.79 2.96 0.00 0.00 0.00
Puerto Rico 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Rhode Island 2.02 1.72 1.99 2.70 3.41 0.00 0.00
South Carolina 0.85 0.83 0.84 1.13 5.17 0.00 0.00
South Dakota 0.57 0.81 0.54 0.81 5.00 0.00 0.00
Tennessee 1.16 1.32 1.15 1.71 2.87 0.00 0.00
Texas 0.55 0.75 0.56 0.90 3.20 0.00 0.00
Utah 0.90 1.01 0.90 1.45 4.68 0.00 0.00
Vermont 0.89 1.35 0.89 1.29 4.53 0.00 0.00
Virginia 0.66 0.60 0.59 0.87 3.17 0.00 0.00
Washington 1.62 1.91 1.61 2.70 6.56 0.00 0.00
West Virginia 1.65 1.53 1.63 2.70 2.26 0.00 0.00
Wisconsin 0.83 1.06 0.83 1.41 5.04 0.00 0.00
Wyoming 0.89 1.40 0.86 1.31 3.95 0.00 0.00
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1960
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 6,753,531 85,630,399 1,603,518 26.1 24.0 12.7 21.4 1,902,610 4.7 $32.87 0.352
Alabama 97,126 1,190,057 39,501 45.5 18.9 12.3 17.7 28,716 5.4 $23.24 0.306
Alaska 9,370 154,224 2,398 26.3 25.3 16.5 24.5 2,972 8.9 $36.45 0.240
Arizona 29,697 307,002 5,645 19.4 22.5 10.3 18.7 8,262 3.4 $30.80 0.327
Arkansas 51,214 584,011 13,119 28.4 22.1 11.4 18.8 16,653 6.1 $22.32 0.351
California 740,870 9,436,636 158,434 25.9 24.2 12.7 22.4 206,781 5.4 $39.92 0.378
Colorado 31,747 412,297 5,571 19.9 28.8 13.0 22.1 9,016 2.5 $37.96 0.417
Connecticut 128,859 1,570,575 36,079 33.0 22.3 12.2 19.3 34,143 4.6 $36.24 0.370
Delaware 18,400 209,040 5,721 30.3 20.8 11.4 18.5 3,867 3.1 $33.57 0.325
District of Columbia 17,142 212,063 5,817 36.2 21.7 12.4 18.6 5,058 2.1 $26.20 0.289
Florida 109,818 1,186,380 38,939 39.6 18.8 10.8 15.5 31,893 3.5 $27.37 0.338
Georgia 118,035 1,292,310 38,380 39.0 19.9 10.9 17.9 31,652 4.2 $24.70 0.338
Hawaii 13,378 156,150 1,113 9.0 26.0 11.7 26.0 3,591 2.4 $28.89 0.372
Idaho 23,598 247,036 4,832 24.7 20.7 10.5 16.3 5,804 5.2 $34.95 0.426
Illinois 347,308 4,096,372 92,315 29.9 21.8 11.8 18.8 90,337 3.4 $34.10 0.330
Indiana 181,512 1,760,379 55,611 35.8 18.4 9.7 13.8 40,094 3.6 $31.04 0.319
Iowa 44,759 509,171 11,709 28.6 20.3 11.4 15.5 11,928 2.6 $29.85 0.348
Kansas 51,069 616,710 13,131 25.2 22.5 12.1 19.9 12,971 3.7 $34.11 0.399
Kentucky 86,381 1,147,130 25,261 30.3 23.3 13.3 21.3 29,602 6.6 $28.71 0.354
Louisiana 75,889 1,289,263 30,337 44.7 23.1 17.0 20.0 28,515 5.1 $30.31 0.366
Maine 50,040 605,628 8,635 18.8 26.0 12.1 25.1 13,656 7.1 $21.66 0.284
Maryland 123,661 1,709,087 30,866 26.3 26.0 13.8 26.0 33,723 4.9 $30.63 0.359
Massachusetts 268,650 3,573,928 56,402 22.7 24.9 13.3 20.8 76,152 5.0 $36.38 0.416
Michigan 365,040 4,113,952 88,395 22.9 22.6 11.3 18.2 93,891 5.3 $36.19 0.330
Minnesota 89,954 1,277,092 21,626 25.6 23.7 14.2 22.3 27,776 4.0 $28.89 0.317
Mississippi 53,615 618,939 13,408 29.7 22.7 11.5 20.3 15,436 5.7 $23.76 0.367
Missouri 148,740 1,558,290 26,488 19.5 23.1 10.5 19.4 39,699 4.1 $28.61 0.315
Montana 30,504 410,397 8,904 27.5 22.0 13.5 22.0 7,686 7.0 $27.29 0.329
Nebraska 23,714 254,229 5,255 24.2 21.4 10.7 16.9 5,374 2.3 $30.04 0.361
Nevada 15,476 169,848 3,345 24.4 21.8 11.0 19.4 3,585 4.4 $37.56 0.379
New Hampshire 26,054 276,837 3,076 13.2 26.0 10.6 26.0 6,426 4.3 $26.65 0.345
New Jersey 302,724 4,195,409 89,282 30.5 23.5 13.9 21.1 85,092 5.4 $32.49 0.322
New Mexico 22,910 311,187 4,204 21.1 28.4 13.6 24.7 6,488 4.0 $29.33 0.336
New York 857,348 12,039,000 149,260 17.3 26.0 14.0 26.0 250,780 5.0 $35.40 0.346
North Carolina 175,799 1,788,925 28,915 18.6 26.0 10.2 24.9 37,955 4.1 $20.59 0.299
North Dakota 11,944 171,607 2,096 17.9 24.0 14.4 22.8 3,807 5.6 $28.68 0.367
Ohio 377,740 5,062,864 70,437 22.5 25.9 13.4 25.7 112,625 4.6 $41.45 0.408
Oklahoma 48,970 700,718 14,033 31.1 26.9 14.3 21.9 17,820 4.7 $26.17 0.310
Oregon 71,474 822,835 13,532 21.6 23.8 11.5 21.2 20,010 5.2 $35.35 0.380
Pennsylvania 602,579 8,937,694 112,443 21.0 30.0 14.8 30.0 197,560 6.6 $31.11 0.345
Puerto Rico 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $0.00 0.000
Rhode Island 48,696 596,282 11,157 24.8 23.0 12.2 19.8 12,558 5.4 $29.61 0.371
South Carolina 51,469 566,847 15,372 35.5 20.4 11.0 19.0 14,121 3.3 $22.14 0.331
South Dakota 7,928 86,697 2,382 31.7 18.5 10.9 14.8 2,055 2.7 $29.21 0.376
Tennessee 112,774 1,528,187 35,929 36.1 22.0 13.6 20.9 36,956 5.6 $23.19 0.305
Texas 212,989 2,448,395 77,299 40.6 19.5 11.5 16.6 54,027 3.0 $24.27 0.287
Utah 22,633 251,894 4,745 22.2 24.6 11.1 18.4 5,984 3.2 $33.18 0.388
Vermont 11,785 154,843 2,066 20.7 26.0 13.1 26.0 3,395 4.6 $27.37 0.347
Virginia 79,325 733,839 31,141 43.1 16.0 9.3 13.4 18,329 2.6 $23.54 0.308
Washington 143,712 1,854,229 24,970 20.4 27.0 12.9 24.2 41,300 6.8 $32.20 0.328
West Virginia 84,272 1,082,591 20,903 26.2 24.0 12.8 23.5 25,352 7.6 $22.92 0.250
Wisconsin 125,095 1,236,620 40,881 36.9 0.0 9.9 0.0 28,884 3.3 $37.58 0.396
Wyoming 9,745 114,703 2,158 26.7 21.4 11.8 18.2 2,253 3.2 $39.38 0.446
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