US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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Data for Calendar Year 1967: Categories

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

1967
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 48,792,640 $301,997,170 $161,096,708 0.533 $119.03 $63.49
Alabama 656,573 $3,439,292 $1,970,148 0.573 $100.74 $57.70
Alaska 44,303 $422,494 $321,292 0.760 $183.39 $139.46
Arizona 308,552 $1,838,077 $1,112,775 0.605 $114.56 $69.35
Arkansas 372,280 $1,666,396 $1,081,643 0.649 $86.08 $55.87
California 4,834,273 $33,712,094 $18,940,079 0.562 $134.11 $75.34
Colorado 432,222 $2,531,029 $1,316,512 0.520 $112.61 $58.58
Connecticut 901,632 $5,962,871 $2,839,513 0.476 $127.18 $60.56
Delaware 157,609 $1,047,912 $540,283 0.516 $127.86 $65.92
District of Columbia 295,137 $1,859,091 $912,847 0.491 $121.14 $59.48
Florida 1,259,793 $6,865,129 $3,878,848 0.565 $104.80 $59.21
Georgia 1,001,221 $5,265,411 $3,030,231 0.575 $101.13 $58.20
Hawaii 175,202 $948,425 $666,697 0.703 $104.10 $73.18
Idaho 132,206 $695,925 $442,062 0.635 $101.23 $64.30
Illinois 3,120,261 $21,161,933 $9,965,895 0.471 $130.43 $61.42
Indiana 1,341,623 $8,566,198 $4,247,234 0.496 $122.79 $60.88
Iowa 556,063 $3,154,497 $1,655,317 0.525 $109.09 $57.25
Kansas 410,498 $2,296,621 $1,230,029 0.536 $107.59 $57.62
Kentucky 572,378 $3,109,343 $1,742,748 0.560 $104.47 $58.55
Louisiana 700,678 $4,092,645 $2,227,083 0.544 $112.33 $61.12
Maine 217,309 $1,104,483 $660,297 0.598 $97.74 $58.43
Maryland 873,041 $5,003,917 $2,619,318 0.523 $110.22 $57.70
Massachusetts 1,677,293 $9,964,236 $5,675,811 0.570 $114.24 $65.08
Michigan 2,267,154 $16,407,706 $8,416,905 0.513 $139.18 $71.40
Minnesota 860,041 $5,170,571 $3,465,455 0.670 $115.62 $77.49
Mississippi 355,377 $1,666,308 $1,060,316 0.636 $90.17 $57.38
Missouri 1,136,133 $6,966,257 $3,491,551 0.501 $117.91 $59.10
Montana 118,969 $632,832 $373,668 0.590 $102.29 $60.40
Nebraska 276,532 $1,471,840 $808,973 0.550 $102.36 $56.26
Nevada 129,409 $841,466 $525,010 0.624 $125.05 $78.02
New Hampshire 179,121 $951,411 $548,533 0.577 $102.15 $58.89
New Jersey 1,833,482 $12,275,129 $5,853,031 0.477 $128.75 $61.39
New Mexico 172,977 $929,930 $522,388 0.562 $103.39 $58.08
New York 5,325,099 $36,610,010 $17,275,224 0.472 $132.21 $62.39
North Carolina 1,211,605 $5,844,449 $3,605,089 0.617 $92.76 $57.22
North Dakota 78,749 $395,759 $224,952 0.568 $96.65 $54.93
Ohio 2,768,291 $18,507,076 $8,754,613 0.473 $128.56 $60.82
Oklahoma 444,945 $2,475,953 $1,341,216 0.542 $107.01 $57.97
Oregon 472,230 $2,848,870 $1,703,992 0.598 $116.02 $69.39
Pennsylvania 3,266,090 $19,615,038 $11,202,804 0.571 $115.49 $65.96
Puerto Rico 335,096 $1,130,081 $862,344 0.763 $64.85 $49.49
Rhode Island 261,768 $1,432,190 $878,577 0.613 $105.22 $64.54
South Carolina 562,743 $2,678,509 $1,662,232 0.621 $91.53 $56.80
South Dakota 86,844 $414,145 $239,416 0.578 $91.71 $53.02
Tennessee 882,079 $4,530,350 $2,799,294 0.618 $98.77 $61.03
Texas 2,289,707 $13,076,737 $7,042,185 0.539 $109.83 $59.15
Utah 204,834 $1,094,631 $728,470 0.665 $102.77 $68.39
Vermont 95,712 $522,746 $332,173 0.635 $105.03 $66.74
Virginia 914,388 $4,754,179 $2,736,850 0.576 $99.99 $57.56
Washington 777,923 $5,167,708 $2,566,945 0.497 $127.75 $63.46
West Virginia 351,457 $2,148,384 $1,253,019 0.583 $117.55 $68.56
Wisconsin 1,029,426 $6,393,131 $3,551,411 0.556 $119.43 $66.34
Wyoming 64,312 $335,755 $193,410 0.576 $100.40 $57.83
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1967
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 $2,678,119 $398,213 $2,092,364 $10,777,076 $74,878 $10,702,198 $3,000
Alabama $25,724 $4,331 $21,649 $113,957 $113,957 $3,000
Alaska $10,967 $539 $7,155 $20,906 $3,691 $17,215 $7,200
Arizona $17,072 $2,997 $12,912 $80,403 $80,403 $3,600
Arkansas $14,132 $1,654 $12,417 $44,528 $44,528 $3,000
California $538,451 $33,530 $458,599 $931,488 $931,488 $3,800
Colorado $7,838 $2,777 $10,341 $72,265 $72,265 $3,000
Connecticut $52,920 $10,200 $36,082 $273,405 $273,405 $3,000
Delaware $5,124 $963 $7,282 $24,760 $24,760 $3,600
District of Columbia $8,107 $2,752 $7,572 $72,144 $72,144 $3,000
Florida $28,874 $8,452 $20,517 $222,522 $222,522 $3,000
Georgia $35,263 $9,359 $20,063 $251,268 $251,268 $3,000
Hawaii $10,803 $1,049 $10,591 $28,324 $28,324 $4,600
Idaho $8,480 $1,446 $7,679 $38,906 $38,906 $3,600
Illinois $47,597 $22,170 $90,273 $560,347 $560,347 $3,000
Indiana $51,424 $9,400 $32,288 $255,216 $255,216 $3,000
Iowa $10,222 $4,898 $11,988 $127,742 $127,742 $3,000
Kansas $15,791 $3,083 $10,935 $83,125 $83,125 $3,000
Kentucky $26,222 $5,561 $20,360 $150,137 $150,137 $3,000
Louisiana $30,327 $6,073 $28,526 $158,621 $158,621 $3,000
Maine $8,821 $1,590 $7,694 $42,662 $42,662 $3,000
Maryland $33,471 $8,412 $26,739 $223,854 $223,854 $3,000
Massachusetts $121,015 $12,032 $93,582 $331,273 $331,273 $3,600
Michigan $136,711 $21,563 $124,697 $597,735 $71,187 $526,548 $3,600
Minnesota $43,385 $2,315 $24,612 $73,015 $73,015 $4,800
Mississippi $10,499 $3,000 $8,150 $79,484 $79,484 $3,000
Missouri $26,064 $10,445 $34,363 $267,957 $267,957 $3,000
Montana $5,645 $812 $5,635 $22,038 $22,038 $3,000
Nebraska $7,912 $1,826 $6,159 $49,198 $49,198 $3,000
Nevada $10,295 $1,101 $11,529 $29,209 $29,209 $3,800
New Hampshire $5,828 $1,531 $2,820 $41,566 $41,566 $3,000
New Jersey $144,899 $15,333 $118,616 $421,936 $421,936 $3,000
New Mexico $6,285 $1,499 $6,893 $38,709 $38,709 $3,000
New York $341,564 $59,001 $312,757 $1,561,348 $1,561,348 $3,000
North Carolina $47,604 $11,459 $28,052 $309,589 $309,589 $3,000
North Dakota $4,780 $274 $4,464 $8,203 $8,203 $3,000
Ohio $123,872 $21,646 $70,943 $590,029 $590,029 $3,000
Oklahoma $10,940 $2,250 $11,112 $58,482 $58,482 $3,000
Oregon $33,099 $4,566 $30,217 $121,721 $121,721 $3,600
Pennsylvania $278,756 $24,494 $109,131 $730,120 $730,120 $3,600
Puerto Rico $23,753 $2,705 $18,642 $71,837 $71,837 $3,000
Rhode Island $19,771 $2,576 $14,046 $72,530 $72,530 $3,600
South Carolina $22,723 $4,676 $16,352 $124,854 $124,854 $3,000
South Dakota $2,097 $645 $1,770 $17,382 $17,382 $3,000
Tennessee $41,627 $5,917 $29,436 $161,173 $161,173 $3,300
Texas $48,565 $12,063 $27,355 $325,035 $325,035 $3,000
Utah $10,778 $1,590 $10,585 $42,424 $42,424 $4,200
Vermont $8,438 $679 $4,117 $19,878 $19,878 $3,600
Virginia $16,659 $6,866 $9,814 $183,417 $183,417 $3,000
Washington $61,292 $10,655 $38,063 $285,519 $285,519 $3,000
West Virginia $17,812 $3,013 $12,191 $81,844 $81,844 $3,600
Wisconsin $54,397 $9,933 $42,405 $268,758 $268,758 $3,600
Wyoming $3,424 $512 $2,194 $14,233 $14,233 $3,000
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1967
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 0.89 0.69 0.86 1.61 3.54 0.00 0.00
Alabama 0.75 0.63 0.61 1.06 3.31 0.00 0.00
Alaska 2.60 1.69 2.16 2.84 0.00 0.00 0.00
Arizona 0.93 0.70 0.93 1.53 4.37 0.00 0.00
Arkansas 0.85 0.75 0.81 1.25 2.67 0.00 0.00
California 1.60 1.36 1.58 2.82 2.76 0.00 0.00
Colorado 0.31 0.41 0.25 0.48 2.86 0.00 0.00
Connecticut 0.89 0.61 0.86 1.80 4.59 0.00 0.00
Delaware 0.49 0.69 0.48 0.92 2.36 0.00 0.00
District of Columbia 0.44 0.41 0.42 0.86 3.88 0.00 0.00
Florida 0.42 0.30 0.40 0.71 3.24 0.00 0.00
Georgia 0.67 0.38 0.66 1.14 4.77 0.00 0.00
Hawaii 1.14 1.12 1.13 1.60 2.99 0.00 0.00
Idaho 1.22 1.10 1.21 1.91 5.59 0.00 0.00
Illinois 0.22 0.43 0.19 0.41 2.65 0.00 0.00
Indiana 0.60 0.38 0.57 1.15 2.98 0.00 0.00
Iowa 0.32 0.38 0.32 0.60 4.05 0.00 0.00
Kansas 0.69 0.48 0.67 1.25 3.62 0.00 0.00
Kentucky 0.84 0.65 0.83 1.49 4.83 0.00 0.00
Louisiana 0.74 0.70 0.71 1.31 3.88 0.00 0.00
Maine 0.80 0.70 0.73 1.23 3.86 0.00 0.00
Maryland 0.67 0.53 0.63 1.21 4.47 0.00 0.00
Massachusetts 1.21 0.94 1.18 2.07 3.32 0.00 0.00
Michigan 0.83 0.76 0.80 1.55 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minnesota 0.84 0.48 0.81 1.21 1.41 0.00 0.00
Mississippi 0.63 0.49 0.59 0.93 4.77 0.00 0.00
Missouri 0.37 0.49 0.34 0.67 3.85 0.00 0.00
Montana 0.89 0.89 0.89 1.51 3.48 0.00 0.00
Nebraska 0.54 0.42 0.54 0.94 3.34 0.00 0.00
Nevada 1.22 1.37 1.26 2.02 3.47 0.00 0.00
New Hampshire 0.61 0.30 0.61 1.06 4.37 0.00 0.00
New Jersey 1.18 0.97 1.05 2.20 3.44 0.00 0.00
New Mexico 0.68 0.74 0.69 1.23 4.16 0.00 0.00
New York 0.93 0.85 0.91 1.94 4.26 0.00 0.00
North Carolina 0.81 0.48 0.81 1.31 5.30 0.00 0.00
North Dakota 1.21 1.13 1.18 2.07 2.07 0.00 0.00
Ohio 0.67 0.38 0.63 1.33 3.19 0.00 0.00
Oklahoma 0.44 0.45 0.40 0.74 2.36 0.00 0.00
Oregon 1.16 1.06 1.16 1.94 4.27 0.00 0.00
Pennsylvania 1.42 0.56 1.40 2.45 3.72 0.00 0.00
Puerto Rico 2.10 1.65 2.06 2.70 6.36 0.00 0.00
Rhode Island 1.38 0.98 1.38 2.25 5.06 0.00 0.00
South Carolina 0.85 0.61 0.83 1.34 4.66 0.00 0.00
South Dakota 0.51 0.43 0.46 0.80 4.20 0.00 0.00
Tennessee 0.92 0.65 0.91 1.47 3.56 0.00 0.00
Texas 0.37 0.21 0.35 0.64 2.49 0.00 0.00
Utah 0.98 0.97 0.99 1.49 3.88 0.00 0.00
Vermont 1.61 0.79 1.55 2.43 3.80 0.00 0.00
Virginia 0.35 0.21 0.34 0.58 3.86 0.00 0.00
Washington 1.19 0.74 1.18 2.37 5.53 0.00 0.00
West Virginia 0.83 0.57 0.83 1.42 3.81 0.00 0.00
Wisconsin 0.85 0.66 0.84 1.51 4.20 0.00 0.00
Wyoming 1.02 0.65 0.99 1.72 4.24 0.00 0.00
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1967
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 4,619,249 52,902,523 867,446 19.3 24.5 11.4 20.9 1,203,072 2.4 $41.25 0.347
Alabama 57,774 711,792 15,651 29.5 23.7 12.3 20.4 17,171 2.6 $31.20 0.310
Alaska 10,700 163,692 2,243 21.6 27.3 15.3 25.8 3,411 7.7 $44.28 0.241
Arizona 30,552 345,624 6,323 21.3 22.4 11.3 18.6 8,472 2.7 $38.05 0.332
Arkansas 39,915 429,029 8,585 22.4 22.3 10.7 19.3 11,113 2.9 $30.06 0.349
California 686,373 9,350,495 163,532 22.6 23.9 13.6 21.9 200,061 4.1 $50.45 0.376
Colorado 20,233 220,086 3,924 13.5 20.8 7.6 19.1 5,410 1.2 $48.17 0.428
Connecticut 95,900 829,865 13,285 20.0 23.9 8.7 20.8 17,527 1.9 $44.89 0.353
Delaware 14,863 170,633 2,407 13.1 23.7 11.5 22.3 3,043 1.9 $44.84 0.351
District of Columbia 12,897 185,446 2,456 20.0 30.3 14.4 27.2 4,116 1.3 $44.64 0.369
Florida 68,787 703,434 21,911 32.0 19.6 10.2 15.5 19,947 1.5 $29.81 0.284
Georgia 70,544 623,996 18,822 27.1 19.8 8.8 15.1 15,898 1.5 $34.93 0.345
Hawaii 15,987 237,154 3,507 19.9 26.0 14.8 26.0 5,262 3.0 $47.68 0.458
Idaho 16,996 193,062 4,017 22.3 18.9 11.4 15.4 4,784 3.6 $42.79 0.423
Illinois 209,905 2,142,459 37,124 19.1 23.1 10.2 19.5 47,520 1.5 $43.57 0.334
Indiana 104,871 915,171 22,910 25.1 20.2 8.7 14.5 20,165 1.5 $36.02 0.293
Iowa 29,696 289,172 4,931 21.2 22.4 9.7 16.4 6,898 1.2 $43.60 0.400
Kansas 26,915 272,976 4,629 18.2 23.0 10.1 20.2 6,126 1.4 $41.47 0.385
Kentucky 56,955 581,931 10,568 19.9 23.3 10.2 20.2 14,851 2.5 $36.55 0.350
Louisiana 62,861 801,093 15,756 29.5 23.8 12.7 19.9 17,153 2.4 $36.68 0.327
Maine 28,352 244,034 4,428 19.4 22.4 8.6 18.0 5,694 2.6 $34.52 0.353
Maryland 72,713 705,446 7,003 9.8 26.0 9.7 26.0 14,693 1.6 $40.20 0.365
Massachusetts 189,707 2,328,286 37,833 20.1 26.2 12.3 22.8 50,808 3.0 $43.30 0.379
Michigan 274,545 2,685,651 40,814 15.4 23.8 9.8 19.1 62,217 2.7 $47.60 0.342
Minnesota 49,071 637,280 11,297 23.1 23.0 13.0 19.5 14,498 1.6 $39.67 0.343
Mississippi 32,541 317,249 5,302 19.1 23.6 9.7 20.7 8,229 2.3 $26.46 0.293
Missouri 106,905 992,480 13,837 13.7 23.2 9.3 19.6 25,814 2.2 $38.37 0.325
Montana 14,487 178,163 3,873 26.3 22.2 12.3 19.2 4,054 3.4 $31.67 0.310
Nebraska 15,823 175,977 3,823 24.2 22.3 11.1 17.2 3,639 1.3 $35.75 0.349
Nevada 20,650 275,165 5,497 23.9 22.7 13.3 21.3 5,772 4.4 $42.96 0.344
New Hampshire 12,524 83,536 155 1.3 26.0 6.7 23.5 2,245 1.2 $37.97 0.372
New Jersey 244,180 2,990,627 54,502 22.7 23.8 12.2 20.8 59,584 3.2 $41.26 0.320
New Mexico 17,488 219,410 2,286 14.1 28.9 12.5 25.2 5,009 2.9 $32.23 0.312
New York 587,698 7,715,235 83,635 13.8 26.0 13.1 26.0 160,064 3.0 $43.26 0.327
North Carolina 104,607 1,028,953 13,675 13.6 26.0 9.8 24.3 24,057 1.9 $28.52 0.307
North Dakota 7,414 108,977 1,396 17.7 23.6 14.7 21.6 2,431 3.0 $41.22 0.427
Ohio 185,416 1,794,107 19,436 11.6 25.3 9.7 24.2 44,082 1.5 $40.55 0.315
Oklahoma 27,489 401,539 7,811 28.9 27.1 14.6 23.8 10,474 2.3 $28.37 0.265
Oregon 63,223 821,474 10,326 16.2 25.3 13.0 24.4 19,072 4.0 $38.01 0.328
Pennsylvania 294,871 3,222,740 28,195 10.1 29.0 10.9 26.7 74,227 2.2 $36.84 0.319
Puerto Rico 69,977 675,853 40,595 61.1 12.0 9.7 12.0 31,641 9.4 $19.69 0.304
Rhode Island 36,061 373,621 6,187 18.3 23.2 10.4 19.7 8,197 3.1 $40.43 0.384
South Carolina 48,632 520,423 13,308 29.3 20.8 10.7 19.7 12,641 2.2 $32.27 0.353
South Dakota 3,975 50,148 1,103 27.3 20.1 12.6 17.2 1,291 1.4 $32.92 0.359
Tennessee 95,383 980,896 19,110 22.5 23.5 10.3 21.4 24,592 2.7 $31.08 0.315
Texas 82,453 905,063 24,339 28.6 21.0 11.0 16.4 22,875 1.0 $31.43 0.286
Utah 20,933 271,485 5,463 26.0 25.4 13.0 19.9 6,605 3.2 $40.06 0.390
Vermont 9,619 111,156 1,067 12.5 26.0 11.6 26.0 2,527 2.6 $39.31 0.374
Virginia 35,643 308,789 6,979 21.0 20.7 8.7 17.1 7,798 0.8 $32.81 0.328
Washington 97,370 1,159,144 14,177 16.6 27.7 11.9 25.2 25,739 3.3 $33.35 0.261
West Virginia 48,303 460,500 5,249 12.2 26.0 9.5 24.7 10,707 3.0 $27.59 0.235
Wisconsin 83,831 937,249 11,558 14.8 29.7 11.2 22.7 21,556 2.0 $47.90 0.401
Wyoming 4,641 54,757 606 12.6 23.8 11.8 21.6 1,312 2.0 $40.66 0.405
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