US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394

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Data for Calendar Year 1997: Categories

Taxable Employment and Wage Data
Taxable Financial Data
Taxable Significant Measures
Taxable and Reimbursable Claims Data
Reimbursable Data
Federal-State Extended Benefits Data

1997
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 97,837,884 $2,929,532,656 $970,110,253 0.331 $575.82 $190.68
Alaska 191,341 $5,943,871 $3,854,009 0.648 $597.39 $387.35
Arizona 1,627,590 $44,207,517 $13,605,781 0.308 $522.33 $160.76
Arkansas 879,520 $19,986,827 $8,261,107 0.413 $437.01 $180.63
California 11,314,930 $369,300,678 $85,073,554 0.230 $627.66 $125.64
Colorado 1,607,602 $47,879,180 $17,650,289 0.369 $572.75 $211.14
Connecticut 1,283,723 $50,371,105 $15,623,665 0.310 $754.58 $234.05
Delaware 305,033 $9,936,939 $2,840,179 0.286 $626.47 $179.06
District of Columbia 317,637 $13,658,890 $3,312,617 0.243 $826.95 $200.56
Florida 5,282,723 $136,631,766 $42,692,256 0.312 $497.38 $155.41
Georgia 2,888,667 $85,133,393 $27,139,528 0.319 $566.76 $180.68
Hawaii 403,096 $10,738,966 $7,465,684 0.695 $512.33 $356.17
Idaho 402,684 $9,518,807 $6,256,396 0.657 $454.58 $298.78
Illinois 4,605,072 $152,684,572 $44,531,606 0.292 $637.61 $185.96
Indiana 2,294,189 $63,615,174 $18,059,741 0.284 $533.25 $151.38
Iowa 1,080,378 $26,513,078 $13,909,512 0.525 $471.93 $247.59
Kansas 1,149,461 $28,444,669 $11,542,349 0.406 $475.89 $193.11
Kentucky 1,319,989 $33,518,234 $11,348,017 0.339 $488.32 $165.33
Louisiana 1,403,476 $36,410,361 $12,028,213 0.330 $498.90 $164.81
Maine 417,810 $10,125,906 $3,240,863 0.320 $466.07 $149.17
Maryland 1,676,007 $51,284,437 $15,608,357 0.304 $588.45 $179.09
Massachusetts 2,454,232 $88,508,257 $30,512,665 0.345 $693.53 $239.09
Michigan 3,436,360 $113,728,296 $34,035,436 0.299 $636.45 $190.47
Minnesota 1,917,191 $58,324,372 $27,577,682 0.473 $585.03 $276.62
Mississippi 869,415 $19,374,272 $6,872,349 0.355 $428.54 $152.01
Missouri 2,029,951 $56,303,399 $17,498,725 0.311 $533.39 $165.77
Montana 308,010 $6,494,701 $4,381,161 0.675 $405.50 $273.54
Nebraska 646,558 $15,594,502 $4,870,694 0.312 $463.83 $144.87
Nevada 774,065 $21,566,555 $12,475,539 0.578 $535.80 $309.94
New Hampshire 446,146 $13,200,931 $3,898,798 0.295 $569.02 $168.05
New Jersey 2,929,015 $109,127,800 $49,180,931 0.451 $716.49 $322.90
New Mexico 514,335 $12,116,214 $6,494,887 0.536 $453.02 $242.84
New York 5,792,822 $230,442,146 $47,733,453 0.207 $765.01 $158.46
North Carolina 2,963,289 $78,307,949 $35,173,141 0.449 $508.19 $228.26
North Dakota 214,022 $4,629,998 $2,536,771 0.548 $416.02 $227.94
Ohio 4,258,331 $123,210,883 $39,944,330 0.324 $556.42 $180.39
Oklahoma 1,091,858 $26,035,121 $11,686,249 0.449 $458.55 $205.83
Oregon 1,215,045 $34,046,708 $20,124,460 0.591 $538.86 $318.51
Pennsylvania 4,081,546 $121,346,820 $34,826,084 0.287 $571.74 $164.09
Puerto Rico 722,897 $10,944,345 $5,010,817 0.458 $291.15 $133.30
Rhode Island 336,283 $9,145,975 $5,023,660 0.549 $523.02 $287.28
South Carolina 1,392,066 $34,217,638 $10,904,498 0.319 $472.70 $150.64
South Dakota 263,266 $5,486,921 $1,941,720 0.354 $400.80 $141.84
Tennessee 2,113,657 $56,480,557 $16,752,701 0.297 $513.88 $152.42
Texas 6,897,175 $207,732,102 $68,070,582 0.328 $579.20 $189.80
Utah 770,888 $19,335,605 $11,063,704 0.572 $482.35 $276.00
Vermont 207,410 $5,150,082 $1,772,495 0.344 $477.51 $164.34
Virgin Islands 28,133 $633,249 $381,965 0.603 $432.87 $261.10
Virginia 2,536,155 $73,098,006 $22,201,451 0.304 $554.28 $168.35
Washington 1,963,727 $59,738,987 $33,083,221 0.554 $585.02 $323.98
West Virginia 511,436 $12,231,691 $4,317,092 0.353 $459.93 $162.33
Wisconsin 2,078,734 $55,967,986 $21,116,799 0.377 $517.77 $195.36
Wyoming 162,315 $3,741,250 $1,784,250 0.512 $438.76 $224.79
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1997
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 $21,247,040 $2,788,888 $18,605,353 $43,833,157 $43,833,157 $7,000
Alaska $108,002 $12,877 $110,858 $202,416 $202,416 $24,200
Arizona $206,289 $46,934 $136,208 $741,050 $741,050 $7,000
Arkansas $165,154 $13,948 $173,947 $204,319 $204,319 $9,000
California $3,077,547 $231,752 $2,447,456 $3,737,815 $3,737,815 $7,000
Colorado $184,388 $36,649 $161,522 $574,413 $574,413 $10,000
Connecticut $595,586 $28,020 $347,810 $532,692 $532,692 $12,000
Delaware $68,046 $18,159 $64,287 $279,173 $279,173 $8,500
District of Columbia $96,368 $8,127 $68,692 $135,627 $135,627 $10,000
Florida $607,804 $139,582 $615,201 $2,090,222 $2,090,222 $7,000
Georgia $324,048 $116,488 $268,708 $1,797,102 $1,797,102 $8,500
Hawaii $145,408 $14,660 $154,337 $216,658 $216,658 $26,000
Idaho $88,086 $18,169 $89,870 $280,382 $280,382 $22,800
Illinois $1,118,463 $112,182 $1,109,826 $1,742,968 $1,742,968 $9,000
Indiana $246,139 $88,888 $208,781 $1,362,463 $1,362,463 $7,000
Iowa $131,297 $47,638 $172,597 $727,327 $727,327 $15,200
Kansas $35,979 $42,300 $101,705 $606,735 $606,735 $8,000
Kentucky $254,580 $36,321 $214,411 $571,366 $571,366 $8,000
Louisiana $196,364 $81,879 $139,398 $1,275,668 $1,275,668 $7,700
Maine $106,020 $8,015 $92,796 $136,019 $136,019 $7,000
Maryland $299,784 $48,335 $308,627 $720,552 $720,552 $8,500
Massachusetts $1,145,793 $79,563 $686,083 $1,446,164 $1,446,164 $10,800
Michigan $1,116,389 $136,486 $873,134 $2,222,714 $2,222,714 $9,500
Minnesota $351,950 $34,148 $330,522 $564,628 $564,628 $16,300
Mississippi $83,249 $37,723 $109,544 $563,901 $563,901 $7,000
Missouri $346,742 $24,850 $261,962 $417,706 $417,706 $8,500
Montana $55,609 $8,444 $54,163 $135,604 $135,604 $16,000
Nebraska $54,556 $13,472 $47,406 $205,727 $205,727 $7,000
Nevada $185,964 $24,947 $171,509 $387,888 $387,888 $17,200
New Hampshire $23,510 $18,389 $31,641 $278,296 $278,296 $8,000
New Jersey $1,333,538 $146,679 $1,059,563 $2,384,916 $2,384,916 $18,600
New Mexico $89,943 $27,568 $69,669 $431,159 $431,159 $14,200
New York $2,104,759 $48,350 $1,625,912 $990,176 $990,176 $7,000
North Carolina $229,976 $87,927 $346,357 $1,301,184 $1,301,184 $12,100
North Dakota $21,646 $2,663 $36,109 $38,057 $38,057 $14,200
Ohio $661,545 $121,645 $662,961 $1,874,943 $1,874,943 $9,000
Oklahoma $88,600 $39,943 $81,651 $608,942 $608,942 $11,100
Oregon $401,835 $66,738 $339,106 $1,068,843 $1,068,843 $20,000
Pennsylvania $1,393,458 $147,149 $1,338,234 $2,253,703 $2,253,703 $8,000
Puerto Rico $161,138 $40,422 $228,619 $586,659 $586,659 $7,000
Rhode Island $180,611 $8,789 $149,937 $160,044 $160,044 $17,600
South Carolina $204,519 $44,006 $162,054 $687,060 $687,060 $7,000
South Dakota $11,243 $3,267 $15,495 $48,939 $48,939 $7,000
Tennessee $256,201 $56,969 $292,586 $847,842 $847,842 $7,000
Texas $914,023 $48,095 $893,781 $706,577 $706,577 $9,000
Utah $84,186 $37,020 $71,766 $572,849 $572,849 $17,800
Vermont $45,525 $15,192 $45,636 $233,537 $233,537 $8,000
Virgin Islands $7,120 $3,005 $5,724 $45,434 $45,434 $14,400
Virginia $198,869 $64,132 $180,613 $979,376 $979,376 $8,000
Washington $736,874 $92,172 $662,694 $1,447,195 $1,447,195 $21,300
West Virginia $126,556 $10,963 $128,467 $165,917 $165,917 $8,000
Wisconsin $417,994 $105,350 $442,374 $1,632,214 $1,632,214 $10,500
Wyoming $26,703 $10,189 $25,297 $158,573 $158,573 $12,200
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1997
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 0.73 0.64 0.70 2.13 1.50 2.22 DEC 75 0.68
Alaska 1.82 1.87 1.88 2.91 3.41 4.33 AUG 58 0.79
Arizona 0.47 0.31 0.47 1.52 1.68 2.48 DEC 75 0.68
Arkansas 0.83 0.87 0.83 2.02 1.02 2.69 DEC 75 0.38
California 0.83 0.66 0.76 3.29 1.01 2.27 DEC 75 0.44
Colorado 0.39 0.34 0.38 1.04 1.20 1.26 MAY 63 0.95
Connecticut 1.18 0.69 1.18 3.82 1.06 3.32 DEC 75 0.32
Delaware 0.68 0.65 0.68 2.38 2.81 2.58 DEC 75 1.09
District of Columbia 0.71 0.50 0.50 2.06 0.99 1.84 DEC 75 0.54
Florida 0.44 0.45 0.45 1.44 1.53 1.86 DEC 75 0.82
Georgia 0.38 0.32 0.37 1.16 2.11 2.13 DEC 75 0.99
Hawaii 1.35 1.44 1.33 1.91 2.02 2.12 DEC 76 0.95
Idaho 0.93 0.94 0.92 1.40 2.95 3.17 DEC 82 0.93
Illinois 0.73 0.73 0.73 2.49 1.14 2.66 DEC 82 0.43
Indiana 0.39 0.33 0.39 1.39 2.14 1.79 DEC 75 1.20
Iowa 0.50 0.65 0.50 0.95 2.74 2.63 DEC 82 1.04
Kansas 0.13 0.36 0.13 0.31 2.13 1.97 DEC 82 1.08
Kentucky 0.76 0.64 0.72 2.12 1.70 2.77 OCT 58 0.61
Louisiana 0.54 0.38 0.54 1.65 3.50 3.08 DEC 83 1.14
Maine 1.05 0.92 1.03 3.23 1.34 2.84 OCT 58 0.47
Maryland 0.58 0.60 0.54 1.78 1.41 2.19 DEC 58 0.64
Massachusetts 1.29 0.78 1.30 3.78 1.63 3.20 DEC 75 0.51
Michigan 0.98 0.77 0.98 3.27 1.95 3.72 DEC 82 0.52
Minnesota 0.60 0.57 0.60 1.28 0.97 1.96 DEC 82 0.49
Mississippi 0.43 0.57 0.43 1.21 2.91 1.97 AUG 61 1.48
Missouri 0.62 0.47 0.61 1.98 0.74 1.98 DEC 75 0.37
Montana 0.86 0.83 0.86 1.28 2.09 3.03 OCT 58 0.69
Nebraska 0.35 0.30 0.34 1.10 1.32 1.56 DEC 75 0.85
Nevada 0.86 0.80 0.84 1.45 1.80 2.75 OCT 58 0.65
New Hampshire 0.18 0.24 0.20 0.67 2.11 2.51 DEC 75 0.84
New Jersey 1.22 0.97 1.14 2.54 2.19 3.33 DEC 75 0.66
New Mexico 0.74 0.58 0.74 1.39 3.56 1.64 OCT 61 2.17
New York 0.91 0.71 0.84 4.05 0.43 2.50 DEC 75 0.17
North Carolina 0.29 0.44 0.31 0.68 1.66 2.46 DEC 75 0.67
North Dakota 0.47 0.78 0.46 0.85 0.82 2.34 DEC 83 0.35
Ohio 0.54 0.54 0.54 1.68 1.52 3.09 DEC 82 0.49
Oklahoma 0.34 0.31 0.32 0.72 2.34 1.37 DEC 86 1.71
Oregon 1.18 1.00 1.23 2.09 3.14 3.21 DEC 82 0.98
Pennsylvania 1.15 1.10 1.13 3.95 1.86 3.37 DEC 82 0.55
Puerto Rico 1.47 2.09 1.53 3.34 5.36 4.41 DEC 75 1.22
Rhode Island 1.97 1.64 2.00 3.65 1.75 4.37 DEC 75 0.40
South Carolina 0.60 0.47 0.60 1.89 2.01 2.89 DEC 75 0.70
South Dakota 0.20 0.28 0.21 0.58 0.89 1.06 JAN 64 0.84
Tennessee 0.45 0.52 0.46 1.55 1.50 2.18 JAN 58 0.69
Texas 0.44 0.43 0.47 1.45 0.34 1.14 DEC 86 0.30
Utah 0.44 0.37 0.42 0.74 2.96 2.02 DEC 82 1.47
Vermont 0.88 0.89 0.89 2.58 4.53 3.18 DEC 75 1.42
Virgin Islands 1.12 0.90 1.69 2.81 7.17 2.89 DEC 94 2.48
Virginia 0.27 0.25 0.26 0.86 1.34 1.31 DEC 75 1.02
Washington 1.23 1.11 1.19 2.15 2.42 3.83 DEC 71 0.63
West Virginia 1.03 1.05 1.03 2.92 1.36 4.00 DEC 83 0.34
Wisconsin 0.75 0.79 0.74 1.96 2.92 3.12 DEC 82 0.94
Wyoming 0.71 0.68 0.75 1.58 4.24 3.03 DEC 83 1.40
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1997
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 7,325,279 106,590,203 2,484,911 32.8 23.9 14.6 23.0 2,322,573 1.9 $192.76 0.335
Alaska 43,617 641,265 17,726 40.4 20.5 14.7 20.5 12,096 5.0 $175.76 0.282
Arizona 68,786 962,160 22,088 30.9 23.4 14.0 21.6 20,978 1.1 $146.52 0.279
Arkansas 93,074 1,123,830 30,374 31.8 23.8 12.1 22.2 28,204 2.7 $198.24 0.449
California 1,072,565 17,656,439 425,145 38.2 24.9 16.5 23.5 386,530 2.9 $151.85 0.239
Colorado 63,696 780,482 24,879 36.9 22.7 12.3 15.7 18,919 1.0 $212.73 0.372
Connecticut 113,507 1,746,433 32,224 26.7 26.0 15.4 26.0 33,937 2.2 $211.37 0.284
Delaware 20,962 327,226 7,957 33.2 25.5 15.6 25.8 6,119 1.6 $193.70 0.314
District of Columbia 21,026 424,497 11,743 56.1 25.6 20.2 25.5 8,160 2.0 $233.48 0.287
Florida 245,979 3,386,534 102,090 40.1 20.3 13.8 19.1 79,468 1.3 $191.94 0.381
Georgia 180,316 1,672,904 47,480 24.6 21.2 9.3 20.8 36,982 1.1 $162.47 0.292
Hawaii 38,057 648,053 13,286 33.9 26.0 17.0 26.0 13,431 2.7 $268.83 0.506
Idaho 45,225 539,950 13,055 28.1 20.4 11.9 17.1 12,694 2.6 $187.20 0.411
Illinois 320,203 5,413,097 112,619 33.9 26.0 16.9 26.0 115,431 2.1 $217.41 0.344
Indiana 121,128 1,358,993 36,113 28.7 20.6 11.2 17.9 31,388 1.1 $185.90 0.352
Iowa 79,155 931,796 16,114 20.7 22.6 11.8 21.7 19,000 1.4 $205.03 0.433
Kansas 49,393 666,046 14,516 27.7 22.8 13.5 21.7 14,062 1.1 $204.41 0.427
Kentucky 114,235 1,301,575 19,750 17.2 26.0 11.4 26.0 27,016 1.7 $175.91 0.361
Louisiana 68,628 1,028,973 20,223 27.4 26.0 15.0 26.0 23,678 1.3 $132.61 0.271
Maine 41,610 696,665 18,742 42.5 19.7 16.7 22.0 12,843 2.4 $151.75 0.322
Maryland 107,224 1,686,086 34,765 32.2 26.0 15.7 26.0 37,800 1.8 $195.93 0.332
Massachusetts 177,517 2,887,631 60,806 32.9 27.6 16.3 26.8 63,468 2.1 $262.85 0.384
Michigan 348,054 4,123,189 99,050 27.6 21.6 11.8 20.6 89,442 2.1 $221.75 0.352
Minnesota 109,566 1,596,884 32,104 28.0 23.3 14.6 21.3 33,997 1.4 $242.00 0.418
Mississippi 61,281 824,757 17,015 24.9 23.5 13.5 22.7 19,935 1.9 $142.24 0.330
Missouri 140,250 1,777,128 38,090 26.3 22.3 12.7 20.8 40,824 1.6 $154.21 0.292
Montana 26,735 379,345 8,938 31.1 20.9 14.2 18.5 8,679 2.5 $166.09 0.404
Nebraska 26,578 317,334 8,384 29.3 22.1 11.9 16.7 7,151 0.9 $162.81 0.348
Nevada 63,824 861,410 19,342 32.2 23.2 13.5 22.8 17,442 2.0 $203.88 0.372
New Hampshire 17,551 189,837 1,079 5.6 26.0 10.8 26.0 4,826 0.9 $165.26 0.295
New Jersey 282,924 4,691,715 125,966 42.8 23.2 16.6 22.1 96,114 2.7 $258.50 0.360
New Mexico 29,851 472,764 9,961 33.3 25.8 15.8 25.4 11,878 1.8 $158.00 0.343
New York 490,304 8,929,143 250,841 48.6 26.0 18.2 26.0 188,719 2.4 $203.78 0.275
North Carolina 201,307 1,950,556 35,862 17.4 23.7 9.7 22.0 47,769 1.3 $198.27 0.389
North Dakota 18,584 197,136 5,103 25.1 20.9 10.6 16.5 4,204 1.5 $176.11 0.422
Ohio 253,881 3,368,420 56,221 22.0 25.6 13.3 25.3 75,720 1.5 $207.99 0.375
Oklahoma 40,628 523,763 13,937 31.1 21.4 12.9 20.9 12,446 0.9 $176.78 0.387
Oregon 137,048 2,008,168 40,194 28.8 25.1 14.7 24.7 41,161 2.8 $198.14 0.366
Pennsylvania 429,874 6,881,145 111,217 25.6 25.9 16.0 25.8 146,460 2.8 $227.50 0.395
Puerto Rico 132,049 2,431,114 61,270 48.3 26.0 18.4 23.4 56,144 5.5 $94.25 0.311
Rhode Island 49,077 687,670 17,555 34.6 21.3 14.0 19.9 15,750 3.7 $223.63 0.411
South Carolina 92,189 1,039,743 22,023 21.7 23.1 11.3 21.3 25,050 1.5 $168.62 0.354
South Dakota 8,992 95,144 922 10.2 24.8 10.6 22.9 2,404 0.7 $155.68 0.382
Tennessee 165,297 1,923,782 50,515 29.9 21.9 11.6 22.2 43,016 1.7 $163.31 0.317
Texas 345,121 5,214,309 194,796 55.0 21.0 15.1 20.8 114,765 1.4 $195.87 0.346
Utah 34,124 380,867 8,897 27.0 20.9 11.2 19.1 8,506 0.9 $193.08 0.396
Vermont 21,081 300,138 3,605 16.4 26.0 14.2 25.7 6,638 2.5 $173.52 0.358
Virgin Islands 2,269 39,491 1,114 50.7 23.4 17.4 21.6 767 1.8 $165.96 0.349
Virginia 101,414 1,037,138 23,214 22.9 21.5 10.2 20.4 24,644 0.8 $179.20 0.325
Washington 197,549 3,310,669 59,581 27.7 26.0 16.8 25.7 72,810 3.0 $239.82 0.410
West Virginia 55,641 770,600 12,413 22.9 26.0 13.8 25.8 16,849 2.6 $180.20 0.387
Wisconsin 210,504 2,857,991 40,698 18.8 24.7 13.6 22.4 52,708 2.1 $188.47 0.360
Wyoming 10,967 153,755 3,437 28.7 21.7 14.0 19.7 3,415 1.6 $181.80 0.410
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1997
Reimbursable

STATE Average monthly covered employment Total wages (in thousands) Average weekly wage in total covered employment Benefits paid (in thousands)
Total Public Nonprofit Total Public Nonprofit Total Public Nonprofit
(01)(34)(35)(36)(37)(38)(39)(40) (41) (42) (43)
United States 21,548,054 15,162,668 6,385,396 638,630,206 458,221,038 180,409,168 $569.95 1,129,810 651,528 478,285
Alaska 52,908 45,236 7,672 1,969,570 1,741,533 228,037 $715.89 10,249 8,600 1,648
Arizona 307,881 238,623 69,258 8,738,158 6,948,777 1,789,381 $545.80 8,045 5,758 2,287
Arkansas 178,211 132,642 45,569 4,307,447 3,259,327 1,048,120 $464.82 7,680 5,073 2,608
California 2,061,475 1,520,695 540,780 72,595,421 56,125,224 16,470,197 $677.22 180,956 112,424 68,532
Colorado 290,612 217,034 73,578 8,494,546 6,559,408 1,935,138 $562.11
Connecticut 293,395 174,184 119,212 10,678,255 6,684,609 3,993,646 $699.91 19,141 9,791 9,350
Delaware 68,145 43,386 24,759 2,028,795 1,366,193 662,602 $572.53 3,272 2,002 1,270
District of Columbia 91,595 38,665 52,929 3,644,326 1,642,070 2,002,256 $765.14 10,164 10,164
Florida 1,009,501 803,745 205,756 28,109,482 22,508,418 5,601,064 $535.48 31,129 21,598 9,531
Georgia 570,364 456,605 113,760 15,106,715 11,778,133 3,328,582 $509.35 9,905 7,251 2,654
Hawaii 100,120 76,489 23,631 3,150,445 2,383,822 766,623 $605.13 9,943 7,552 2,390
Idaho 94,022 78,834 15,189 2,252,981 1,861,396 391,585 $460.81 4,255 3,667 588
Illinois 960,454 582,961 377,494 30,080,410 19,656,094 10,424,316 $602.29 55,143 29,816 25,327
Indiana 464,924 312,994 151,930 12,112,210 8,353,800 3,758,410 $501.00 48,323 6,561 41,763
Iowa 269,795 182,990 86,806 6,723,866 4,864,980 1,858,886 $479.27 6,484 3,999 2,485
Kansas 92,509 49,934 42,576 2,441,223 1,421,709 1,019,514 $507.48 26,199 15,619 10,580
Kentucky 299,887 223,808 76,079 7,515,080 5,663,602 1,851,478 $481.92 7,940 6,016 1,924
Louisiana 359,523 301,641 57,882 8,517,714 7,085,527 1,432,187 $455.61 1,867 1,397 470
Maine 113,389 73,604 39,785 2,884,991 1,856,570 1,028,421 $489.29 4,823 2,873 1,950
Maryland 430,178 282,783 147,395 13,432,363 9,050,129 4,382,234 $600.48 23,237 12,075 11,162
Massachusetts 541,375 228,139 313,236 18,010,363 7,680,440 10,329,923 $639.77 39,359 12,101 27,259
Michigan 804,699 527,730 276,969 25,129,473 17,649,012 7,480,461 $600.55 39,079 24,417 14,662
Minnesota 473,890 296,554 177,336 13,640,976 8,888,172 4,752,804 $553.56 24,548 15,594 8,954
Mississippi 193,696 168,010 25,686 4,440,422 3,765,042 675,380 $440.86 4,134 3,608 526
Missouri 467,491 302,216 165,276 12,326,936 7,846,240 4,480,696 $507.08 13,410 6,713 6,696
Montana 33,770 13,199 20,571 806,578 299,607 506,971 $459.32 1,684 1,684
Nebraska 165,975 122,802 43,173 4,162,270 3,137,952 1,024,318 $482.26 3,362 2,359 1,002
Nevada 98,512 89,797 8,715 3,279,545 3,038,045 241,500 $640.21 3,337 2,822 516
New Hampshire 103,661 63,789 39,872 2,797,525 1,745,469 1,052,056 $518.99 1,966 1,076 889
New Jersey 616,011 418,712 197,299 23,228,781 16,873,440 6,355,341 $725.16 84,481 56,937 27,544
New Mexico 138,674 117,281 21,393 3,544,903 3,012,934 531,969 $491.59 5,222 4,278 944
New York 1,940,041 1,163,627 776,414 67,848,893 44,228,479 23,620,414 $672.56 128,360 62,942 65,418
North Carolina 600,668 495,170 105,499 16,114,776 13,112,060 3,002,716 $515.92 10,761 7,740 3,021
North Dakota 73,574 43,568 30,006 1,607,074 976,953 630,121 $420.06 1,948 945 1,004
Ohio 939,722 623,098 316,624 26,805,554 18,395,434 8,410,120 $548.56 28,281 15,168 13,114
Oklahoma 220,303 184,996 35,307 5,163,070 4,279,013 884,057 $450.70 3,978 2,956 1,022
Oregon 278,032 192,826 85,207 7,984,052 5,812,193 2,171,859 $552.24 23,324 14,625 8,699
Pennsylvania 1,077,890 559,926 517,965 33,056,290 18,153,900 14,902,390 $589.76 91,769 37,362 54,408
Puerto Rico 298,192 270,686 27,506 5,151,317 4,737,203 414,114 $332.21
Rhode Island 94,304 48,879 45,425 3,024,321 1,687,943 1,336,378 $616.73 1,043 1,043
South Carolina 281,097 250,561 30,536 7,225,175 6,477,837 747,338 $494.30 6,523 5,439 1,084
South Dakota 65,628 40,399 25,230 1,480,429 916,701 563,728 $433.81 947 670 277
Tennessee 380,314 275,233 105,081 10,269,415 7,479,710 2,789,705 $519.28 12,077 8,608 3,470
Texas 1,398,110 1,195,632 202,478 36,603,035 31,155,304 5,447,731 $503.47 48,885 38,276 10,609
Utah 160,979 128,477 32,502 4,264,061 3,287,487 976,574 $509.39 3,490 2,630 860
Vermont 61,485 37,775 23,709 1,635,209 1,004,521 630,688 $511.45 3,210 1,739 1,471
Virgin Islands 13,751 12,899 852 401,428 385,233 16,195 $561.40 714 660 54
Virginia 477,906 381,742 96,164 13,285,561 10,751,733 2,533,828 $534.61 6,253 1,960 4,293
Washington 477,973 355,049 122,924 14,588,221 11,074,475 3,513,746 $586.94 35,133 23,180 11,953
West Virginia 136,690 101,618 35,072 3,476,508 2,498,495 978,013 $489.11 4,704 3,369 1,335
Wisconsin 472,221 309,184 163,038 13,435,729 9,178,487 4,257,242 $547.16 20,483 12,887 7,596
Wyoming 50,491 43,972 6,519 1,167,101 1,048,355 118,746 $444.52 1,885 1,574 311
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1997
FEDERAL-STATE EXTENDED BENEFITS UNDER PUBLIC LAW 91-373

STATE Financial data (in thousands) Claims data
Total extended benefits paid State share of extended benefits paid Federal share of extended benefits paid Federal share of regular benefits paid Number of first payments Weeks compensated for all unemployment Number of claimants exhausting benefits Average weekly benefit amount Average compensable duration (actual)
(01)(44)(45)(46)(47)(48)(49)(50) (51) (52)
United States $26,792 $13,243 $13,546 3 32,048 264,854 10,229 104 8.3
Alaska $4,718 $2,354 $2,364 5,702 33,047 1,427 167 5.8
Arizona $7 $4 $4 0 0.0
Arkansas 0 0.0
California $2 $1 $1 0 0.0
Colorado $8 $4 $4 0 0.0
Connecticut $6 $3 $3 0 0.0
Delaware 0 0.0
District of Columbia 0 0.0
Florida 0 0.0
Georgia 0 0.0
Hawaii 0 0.0
Idaho 0 0.0
Illinois $3 $3 0 0.0
Indiana 0 0.0
Iowa $2 $1 $1 0 0.0
Kansas 0 0.0
Kentucky 0 0.0
Louisiana $3 $1 $1 0 0.0
Maine $7 $3 $4 0 0.0
Maryland 0 0.0
Massachusetts $5 $2 $3 0 0.0
Michigan 0 0.0
Minnesota 0 0.0
Mississippi $2 $1 $1 0 0.0
Missouri $1 0 0.0
Montana $1 0 0.0
Nebraska 0 0.0
Nevada 0 0.0
New Hampshire 0 0.0
New Jersey $20 $20 0 0.0
New Mexico $1 $1 0 0.0
New York 0 0.0
North Carolina 0 0.0
North Dakota 0 0.0
Ohio 0 0.0
Oklahoma 0 0.0
Oregon $79 $38 $40 0 0.0
Pennsylvania $12 $6 $6 3 0 0.0
Puerto Rico $22,315 $10,999 $11,315 26,346 231,807 8,802 95 8.8
Rhode Island $30 $15 $15 0 0.0
South Carolina $1 $1 0 0.0
South Dakota 0 0.0
Tennessee $2 $1 $1 0 0.0
Texas 0 0.0
Utah 0 0.0
Vermont $1 $1 0 0.0
Virgin Islands 0 0.0
Virginia $21 $10 $10 0 0.0
Washington $107 $54 $54 0 0.0
West Virginia 0 0.0
Wisconsin $13 $7 $7 0 0.0
Wyoming $1 $1 0 0.0
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