Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

April 2007

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
April 2007
Apr 2007 Mar 2007 Monthly Change Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,623,930 2,814,853 -190,923 2,454,682 169,248 6.9
Alaska 13,766 15,655 -1,889 13,802 -36 -0.3
Alabama 24,505 25,930 -1,425 23,635 870 3.7
Arkansas 27,749 29,210 -1,461 24,103 3,646 15.1
Arizona 25,384 21,559 3,825 21,216 4,168 19.6
California 393,332 347,097 46,235 369,427 23,905 6.5
Colorado 21,762 23,444 -1,682 22,333 -571 -2.6
Connecticut 38,870 46,949 -8,079 37,131 1,739 4.7
District of Columbia 4,392 4,451 -59 4,466 -74 -1.7
Delaware 10,041 10,544 -503 6,941 3,100 44.7
Florida 90,584 92,080 -1,496 71,741 18,843 26.3
Georgia 49,334 49,872 -538 47,814 1,520 3.2
Hawaii 6,666 6,661 5 6,412 254 4.0
Iowa 25,271 35,007 -9,736 21,633 3,638 16.8
Idaho 11,855 15,069 -3,214 11,820 35 0.3
Illinois 140,337 163,926 -23,589 128,541 11,796 9.2
Indiana 56,849 66,093 -9,244 51,528 5,321 10.3
Kansas 16,901 17,026 -125 16,352 549 3.4
Kentucky 30,141 39,397 -9,256 28,023 2,118 7.6
Louisiana 18,009 18,030 -21 19,352 -1,343 -6.9
Massachusetts 84,942 101,317 -16,375 76,344 8,598 11.3
Maryland 32,294 37,711 -5,417 31,847 447 1.4
Maine 12,892 13,873 -981 11,211 1,681 15.0
Michigan 164,629 182,550 -17,921 172,457 -7,828 -4.5
Minnesota 68,871 77,368 -8,497 53,385 15,486 29.0
Missouri 42,408 48,392 -5,984 40,151 2,257 5.6
Mississippi 16,658 19,529 -2,871 16,129 529 3.3
Montana 4,951 6,237 -1,286 4,441 510 11.5
North Carolina 74,200 72,369 1,831 70,337 3,863 5.5
North Dakota 4,235 5,909 -1,674 3,083 1,152 37.4
Nebraska 9,109 11,356 -2,247 9,245 -136 -1.5
New Hampshire 7,884 9,147 -1,263 6,681 1,203 18.0
New Jersey 118,377 129,552 -11,175 108,059 10,318 9.5
New Mexico 10,807 10,815 -8 10,461 346 3.3
Nevada 23,462 24,129 -667 19,373 4,089 21.1
New York 185,923 199,914 -13,991 183,831 2,092 1.1
Ohio 102,571 121,052 -18,481 98,586 3,985 4.0
Oklahoma 13,996 14,145 -149 13,693 303 2.2
Oregon 43,856 45,219 -1,363 41,466 2,390 5.8
Pennsylvania 177,883 204,668 -26,785 157,903 19,980 12.7
Puerto Rico 33,059 32,367 692 28,442 4,617 16.2
Rhode Island 13,218 16,706 -3,488 11,475 1,743 15.2
South Carolina 38,309 37,509 800 35,168 3,141 8.9
South Dakota 2,410 3,309 -899 2,090 320 15.3
Tennessee 36,441 40,505 -4,064 35,889 552 1.5
Texas 94,587 96,456 -1,869 100,556 -5,969 -5.9
Utah 7,277 9,162 -1,885 7,479 -202 -2.7
Virginia 33,859 37,654 -3,795 31,893 1,966 6.2
Virgin Islands 247 236 11 167 80 47.9
Vermont 7,324 7,799 -475 6,677 647 9.7
Washington 47,692 52,014 -4,322 51,016 -3,324 -6.5
Wisconsin 85,768 98,331 -12,563 73,910 11,858 16.0
West Virginia 15,250 16,402 -1,152 12,487 2,763 22.1
Wyoming 2,793 3,151 -358 2,480 313 12.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,623,930   2,814,853   2,454,682 169,248 6.9
Male 1,563,217 59.6% 1,760,351   1,416,264 146,953 10.4%
Female 1,058,697 40.3% 1,052,368   1,036,017 22,680 2.2%
Information Not Available 2,016 0.1% 2,134   2,401 -385 -16.0%
 
Ethnicity 2,623,930   2,814,853   2,454,682    
Hispanic or Latino 412,258 15.7% 417,397   378,530 33,728 8.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,918,621 86.7% 2,090,408   1,804,891 113,730 6.3%
Information Not Available 293,052 10.0% 307,049   271,260 21,792 8.0%
 
Race 2,623,930   2,814,853   2,454,682
American Indian or Alaskan Native 28,348 1.1% 30,009   27,815 533 1.9%
Asian 60,271 2.3% 59,428   63,136 -2,865 -4.5%
Black or African American 432,399 16.5% 435,601   411,678 20,721 5.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12,144 0.5% 12,407   10,412 1,732 16.6%
White 1,530,084 58.3% 1,722,828   1,426,349 103,735 7.3%
Information Not Available 560,684 21.4% 554,580   504,643 56,041 11.1%
 
Years of Age 2,623,930   2,814,853   2,454,682
Younger than 22 104,402 4.0% 115,246   89,227 15,175 17.0%
22-24 153,967 5.9% 167,348   138,930 15,037 10.8%
25-34 612,756 23.4% 656,013   561,248 51,508 9.2%
35-44 669,144 25.5% 720,889   650,237 18,907 2.9%
45-54 639,357 24.4% 682,271   605,607 33,750 5.6%
55-59 214,274 8.2% 226,305   202,131 12,143 6.0%
60-64 130,627 5.0% 137,491   117,855 12,772 10.8%
65 and older 80,066 3.1% 89,443   74,314 5,752 7.7%
Information Not Available 19,337 0.7% 19,847   15,133 4,204 27.8%
 
Industry 2,623,930   2,814,853   2,454,682
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 82,546 3.1% 78,907   87,150 -4,604 -5.3%
Mining 13,286 0.5% 17,200   9,870 3,416 34.6%
Utilities 5,338 0.2% 5,228   4,428 910 20.6%
Construction 440,010 16.8% 543,102   370,172 69,838 18.9%
Manufacturing 395,730 15.1% 407,013   367,917 27,813 7.6%
Wholesale Trade 97,207 3.7% 100,980   88,978 8,229 9.2%
Retail Trade 215,204 8.2% 222,150   213,034 2,170 1.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 93,654 3.6% 88,492   83,390 10,264 12.3%
Information 69,439 2.6% 62,154   61,784 7,655 12.4%
Finance and Insurance 84,215 3.2% 79,915   75,442 8,773 11.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 41,342 1.6% 41,825   36,052 5,290 14.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 97,947 3.7% 100,256   94,217 3,730 4.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,739 0.4% 10,565   7,960 2,779 34.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 278,042 10.6% 316,516   250,900 27,142 10.8%
Educational Services 39,748 1.5% 39,312   39,985 -237 -0.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 155,348 5.9% 152,550   158,610 -3,262 -2.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 42,570 1.6% 60,780   39,172 3,398 8.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 130,401 5.0% 144,140   123,123 7,278 5.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 68,546 2.6% 68,919   66,804 1,742 2.6%
Public Administration 41,730 1.6% 45,432   41,813 -83 -0.2%
Information Not Available 220,888 8.4% 229,417   233,881 -12,993 -5.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,766 15,655 13,802 -36 -.3
Male 8,742 63.5% 10,019   8,718 24 0.3%
Female 5,024 36.5% 5,635   5,078 -54 -1.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   6 -6 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,766   15,655   13,802    
Hispanic or Latino 542 3.9% 593   527 15 2.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,122 95.3% 14,941   13,089 33 0.3%
Information Not Available 102 0.7% 121   186 -84 -45.2%
 
Race 13,766 15,655 13,802
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,448 32.3% 4,686   4,388 60 1.4%
Asian 564 4.1% 723   744 -180 -24.2%
Black or African American 496 3.6% 504   416 80 19.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 89 0.6% 96   87 2 2.3%
White 7,716 56.1% 9,136   7,578 138 1.8%
Information Not Available 453 3.3% 510   589 -136 -23.1%
 
Years of Age 13,766 15,655 13,802
Younger than 22 629 3.0% 700   727 -98 -13.5%
22-24 1,064 5.1% 1,096   1,118 -54 -4.8%
25-34 3,365 16.1% 3,852   3,472 -107 -3.1%
35-44 3,296 15.8% 3,644   3,220 76 2.4%
45-54 3,477 16.6% 4,015   3,470 7 0.2%
55-59 1,038 5.0% 1,290   972 66 6.8%
60-64 583 2.8% 674   524 59 11.3%
65 and older 314 1.5% 384   299 15 5.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,766 15,655 13,802
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 95 0.7% 159   94 1 1.1%
Mining 411 3.0% 442   318 93 29.2%
Utilities 101 0.7% 96   99 2 2.0%
Construction 3,421 24.7% 3,954   2,847 574 20.2%
Manufacturing 878 6.3% 1,126   1,074 -196 -18.2%
Wholesale Trade 207 1.5% 218   198 9 4.5%
Retail Trade 1,216 8.8% 1,346   1,324 -108 -8.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 694 5.0% 957   713 -19 -2.7%
Information 151 1.1% 151   172 -21 -12.2%
Finance and Insurance 259 1.9% 265   272 -13 -4.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 370 2.7% 369   402 -32 -8.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 296 2.1% 366   324 -28 -8.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 46 0.3% 59   41 5 12.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 702 5.1% 773   593 109 18.4%
Educational Services 388 2.8% 373   413 -25 -6.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 907 6.5% 939   975 -68 -7.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 206 1.5% 208   159 47 29.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,192 8.6% 1,361   1,331 -139 -10.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 430 3.1% 416   618 -188 -30.4%
Public Administration 1,448 10.4% 1,706   1,476 -28 -1.9%
Information Not Available 348 2.5% 371   359 -11 -3.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,505 25,930 23,635
Male 12,304 50.2% 13,191   11,137 1,167 10.5%
Female 12,132 49.5% 12,693   12,460 -328 -2.6%
Information Not Available 69 0.3% 46   38 31 81.6%
 
Ethnicity 24,505 25,930 23,635
Hispanic or Latino 599 2.4% 675   620 -21 -3.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,372 75.0% 19,329   17,806 566 3.2%
Information Not Available 5,534 22.6% 5,926   5,209 325 6.2%
 
Race 24,505 25,930 23,635
American Indian or Alaskan Native 822 3.4% 966   688 134 19.5%
Asian 440 1.8% 776   481 -41 -8.5%
Black or African American 9,643 39.4% 10,103   9,039 604 6.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 39 0.2% 41   58 -19 -32.8%
White 10,792 44.0% 10,879   10,384 408 3.9%
Information Not Available 2,769 11.3% 3,165   2,985 -216 -7.2%
 
Years of Age 24,505 25,930 23,635
Younger than 22 1,011 3.0% 1,094   1,034 -23 -2.2%
22-24 1,715 5.0% 1,822   1,634 81 5.0%
25-34 6,353 18.6% 6,719   6,032 321 5.3%
35-44 6,168 18.0% 6,471   5,923 245 4.1%
45-54 5,541 16.2% 5,972   5,503 38 0.7%
55-59 1,898 5.6% 2,015   1,802 96 5.3%
60-64 1,101 3.2% 1,125   1,043 58 5.6%
65 and older 705 2.1% 708   661 44 6.7%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 4   3 10 333.3%
 
Industry 24,505 25,930 23,635
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 157 0.6% 169   181 -24 -13.3%
Mining 140 0.6% 187   348 -208 -59.8%
Utilities 43 0.2% 41   37 6 16.2%
Construction 2,349 9.5% 2,327   1,968 381 19.4%
Manufacturing 6,375 25.8% 7,536   5,872 503 8.6%
Wholesale Trade 833 3.4% 831   729 104 14.3%
Retail Trade 2,534 10.3% 2,578   2,596 -62 -2.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 724 2.9% 720   530 194 36.6%
Information 338 1.4% 349   422 -84 -19.9%
Finance and Insurance 672 2.7% 676   878 -206 -23.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 292 1.2% 296   333 -41 -12.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,068 4.3% 931   879 189 21.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 88 0.4% 55   27 61 225.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,975 12.1% 3,078   2,668 307 11.5%
Educational Services 319 1.3% 352   340 -21 -6.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,767 7.2% 1,838   1,828 -61 -3.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 247 1.0% 250   157 90 57.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,412 5.7% 1,594   1,515 -103 -6.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 608 2.5% 572   659 -51 -7.7%
Public Administration 324 1.3% 330   355 -31 -8.7%
Information Not Available 1,240 5.0% 1,220   1,313 -73 -5.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,749 29,210 24,103
Male 15,168 54.7% 16,655   12,476 2,692 21.6%
Female 12,580 45.3% 12,554   11,625 955 8.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   2 -1 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 27,749 29,210 24,103
Hispanic or Latino 739 2.7% 867   419 320 76.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,009 97.3% 28,342   23,682 3,327 14.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   2 -1 -50.0%
 
Race 27,749 29,210 24,103
American Indian or Alaskan Native 313 1.1% 306   226 87 38.5%
Asian 313 1.1% 300   136 177 130.1%
Black or African American 8,099 29.2% 8,578   7,750 349 4.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 212 0.8% 182   141 71 50.4%
White 18,069 65.1% 18,973   15,427 2,642 17.1%
Information Not Available 743 2.7% 871   423 320 75.7%
 
Years of Age 27,749 29,210 24,103
Younger than 22 828 1.9% 772   726 102 14.0%
22-24 1,915 4.3% 1,905   1,600 315 19.7%
25-34 7,500 16.8% 7,734   6,411 1,089 17.0%
35-44 7,281 16.3% 7,876   6,553 728 11.1%
45-54 6,116 13.7% 6,619   5,407 709 13.1%
55-59 2,262 5.1% 2,241   1,713 549 32.0%
60-64 1,137 2.5% 1,280   1,078 59 5.5%
65 and older 705 1.6% 778   612 93 15.2%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 5   3 2 66.7%
 
Industry 27,749 29,210 24,103
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 509 1.8% 761   487 22 4.5%
Mining 134 0.5% 165   90 44 48.9%
Utilities 67 0.2% 76   62 5 8.1%
Construction 3,198 11.3% 3,640   2,836 362 12.8%
Manufacturing 6,940 24.6% 7,044   5,554 1,386 25.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,181 4.2% 1,351   1,242 -61 -4.9%
Retail Trade 3,243 11.5% 3,303   2,825 418 14.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,025 3.6% 979   782 243 31.1%
Information 246 0.9% 306   238 8 3.4%
Finance and Insurance 324 1.1% 383   312 12 3.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 224 0.8% 277   295 -71 -24.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 604 2.1% 519   425 179 42.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 50 0.2% 47   62 -12 -19.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,856 10.1% 3,067   2,360 496 21.0%
Educational Services 1,041 3.7% 955   868 173 19.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,688 9.5% 2,507   2,547 141 5.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 173 0.6% 247   192 -19 -9.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,966 7.0% 2,171   1,828 138 7.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 576 2.0% 607   425 151 35.5%
Public Administration 672 2.4% 778   646 26 4.0%
Information Not Available 32 0.1% 27   27 5 18.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,384 21,559 21,216
Male 14,864 58.6% 12,434   11,916 2,948 24.7%
Female 10,520 41.4% 9,125   9,300 1,220 13.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,384 21,559 21,216
Hispanic or Latino 10,672 42.0% 6,621   9,372 1,300 13.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,712 58.0% 13,867   10,565 4,147 39.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1,071   1,278 -1,278 -100.0%
 
Race 25,384 21,559 21,216
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,630 6.4% 1,815   1,376 254 18.5%
Asian 2 0.0% 442   268 -266 -99.3%
Black or African American 1,478 5.8% 1,437   1,031 447 43.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 10,041 39.6% 16,794   7,890 2,151 27.3%
Information Not Available 12,233 48.2% 1,071   0 12,233 0.0%
 
Years of Age 25,384 21,559 21,216
Younger than 22 760 2.2% 558   527 233 44.2%
22-24 1,203 3.5% 1,089   945 258 27.3%
25-34 5,015 14.8% 4,498   4,004 1,011 25.2%
35-44 6,827 20.1% 5,595   5,859 968 16.5%
45-54 6,871 20.3% 5,708   5,921 950 16.0%
55-59 2,316 6.8% 2,016   1,965 351 17.9%
60-64 1,536 4.5% 1,378   1,251 285 22.8%
65 and older 856 2.5% 717   744 112 15.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,384 21,559 21,216
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,767 15.8% 1,303   4,762 5 0.1%
Mining 60 0.2% 59   79 -19 -24.1%
Utilities 48 0.2% 45   43 5 11.6%
Construction 3,425 11.4% 3,664   1,673 1,752 104.7%
Manufacturing 1,731 5.7% 1,756   1,205 526 43.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,107 3.7% 864   875 232 26.5%
Retail Trade 1,825 6.1% 1,775   1,489 336 22.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 517 1.7% 456   394 123 31.2%
Information 446 1.5% 461   332 114 34.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,001 3.3% 992   781 220 28.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 504 1.7% 490   374 130 34.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,102 3.7% 1,028   719 383 53.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 69 0.2% 68   23 46 200.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,518 8.4% 2,456   1,676 842 50.2%
Educational Services 403 1.3% 399   408 -5 -1.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,460 4.8% 1,468   1,133 327 28.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 234 0.8% 255   201 33 16.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 771 2.6% 855   629 142 22.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 468 1.6% 475   340 128 37.6%
Public Administration 527 1.7% 530   495 32 6.5%
Information Not Available 2,401 8.0% 2,160   3,585 -1,184 -33.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 393,332 347,097 369,427
Male 225,571 57.3% 201,112   215,982 9,589 4.4%
Female 167,478 42.6% 145,892   153,170 14,308 9.3%
Information Not Available 283 0.1% 93   275 8 2.9%
 
Ethnicity 393,332 347,097 369,427
Hispanic or Latino 159,827 40.6% 139,396   148,303 11,524 7.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 198,271 50.4% 178,745   186,321 11,950 6.4%
Information Not Available 35,234 9.0% 28,956   34,803 431 1.2%
 
Race 393,332 347,097 369,427
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,684 0.9% 3,155   2,479 1,205 48.6%
Asian 27,866 7.1% 25,336   31,038 -3,172 -10.2%
Black or African American 29,566 7.5% 27,100   27,365 2,201 8.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 137,156 34.9% 123,154   125,438 11,718 9.3%
Information Not Available 195,060 49.6% 168,352   183,107 11,953 6.5%
 
Years of Age 393,332 347,097 369,427
Younger than 22 10,768 2.1% 10,116   9,091 1,677 18.4%
22-24 22,482 4.4% 19,211   19,651 2,831 14.4%
25-34 90,115 17.8% 76,009   78,697 11,418 14.5%
35-44 96,633 19.0% 86,681   102,023 -5,390 -5.3%
45-54 98,710 19.4% 85,568   94,675 4,035 4.3%
55-59 35,706 7.0% 32,482   32,140 3,566 11.1%
60-64 22,954 4.5% 20,046   20,845 2,109 10.1%
65 and older 15,586 3.1% 16,520   12,030 3,556 29.6%
Information Not Available 378 0.1% 464   275 103 37.5%
 
Industry 393,332 347,097 369,427
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 58,942 13.0% 53,364   63,269 -4,327 -6.8%
Mining 378 0.1% 742   735 -357 -48.6%
Utilities 1,417 0.3% 1,114   184 1,233 670.1%
Construction 55,637 12.3% 52,065   54,363 1,274 2.3%
Manufacturing 54,692 12.1% 47,424   50,689 4,003 7.9%
Wholesale Trade 3,117 0.7% 2,691   1,928 1,189 61.7%
Retail Trade 31,455 7.0% 25,800   27,549 3,906 14.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,352 2.1% 8,445   10,377 -1,025 -9.9%
Information 29,849 6.6% 23,759   24,151 5,698 23.6%
Finance and Insurance 11,430 2.5% 8,909   8,081 3,349 41.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 5,857 1.3% 4,362   4,132 1,725 41.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,668 1.3% 4,269   4,959 709 14.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 50,631 11.2% 48,074   46,741 3,890 8.3%
Educational Services 8,690 1.9% 7,053   7,714 976 12.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 18,514 4.1% 18,376   20,478 -1,964 -9.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,518 1.4% 6,404   5,785 733 12.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 14,263 3.2% 12,343   11,570 2,693 23.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9,352 2.1% 7,889   8,356 996 11.9%
Public Administration 3,495 0.8% 2,970   2,939 556 18.9%
Information Not Available 14,075 3.1% 11,044   15,427 -1,352 -8.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,762 23,444 22,333
Male 12,120 55.7% 13,980   12,250 -130 -1.1%
Female 9,642 44.3% 9,464   10,083 -441 -4.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,762 23,444 22,333
Hispanic or Latino 4,274 19.6% 5,208   4,390 -116 -2.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,154 65.0% 14,664   14,014 140 1.0%
Information Not Available 3,334 15.3% 3,572   3,929 -595 -15.1%
 
Race 21,762 23,444 22,333
American Indian or Alaskan Native 381 1.8% 422   334 47 14.1%
Asian 452 2.1% 396   453 -1 -0.2%
Black or African American 1,535 7.1% 1,515   1,632 -97 -5.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 60 0.3% 63   88 -28 -31.8%
White 14,864 68.3% 15,787   15,359 -495 -3.2%
Information Not Available 4,470 20.5% 5,261   4,467 3 0.1%
 
Years of Age 21,762 23,444 22,333
Younger than 22 362 1.0% 430   415 -53 -12.8%
22-24 739 2.1% 831   852 -113 -13.3%
25-34 4,343 12.3% 4,593   4,562 -219 -4.8%
35-44 5,572 15.8% 6,065   5,979 -407 -6.8%
45-54 6,490 18.4% 7,049   6,558 -68 -1.0%
55-59 2,347 6.6% 2,543   2,312 35 1.5%
60-64 1,298 3.7% 1,326   1,095 203 18.5%
65 and older 605 1.7% 604   551 54 9.8%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 3   9 -3 -33.3%
 
Industry 21,762 23,444 22,333
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 105 0.5% 153   117 -12 -10.3%
Mining 168 0.8% 242   174 -6 -3.4%
Utilities 23 0.1% 30   38 -15 -39.5%
Construction 3,939 18.0% 5,039   3,408 531 15.6%
Manufacturing 2,227 10.2% 2,382   2,378 -151 -6.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,052 4.8% 1,021   913 139 15.2%
Retail Trade 2,008 9.2% 2,015   2,328 -320 -13.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 577 2.6% 688   706 -129 -18.3%
Information 724 3.3% 696   770 -46 -6.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,351 6.2% 1,296   1,086 265 24.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 569 2.6% 572   583 -14 -2.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,566 7.2% 1,633   1,554 12 0.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 157 0.7% 144   115 42 36.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,413 11.0% 2,790   2,669 -256 -9.6%
Educational Services 402 1.8% 413   429 -27 -6.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,375 6.3% 1,297   1,494 -119 -8.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 410 1.9% 330   523 -113 -21.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,142 5.2% 1,028   1,365 -223 -16.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 592 2.7% 565   694 -102 -14.7%
Public Administration 456 2.1% 582   487 -31 -6.4%
Information Not Available 506 2.3% 528   502 4 0.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 38,870 46,949 37,131
Male 23,584 60.7% 30,707   21,927 1,657 7.6%
Female 15,286 39.3% 16,242   15,204 82 0.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 38,870 46,949 37,131
Hispanic or Latino 5,574 14.3% 7,331   4,939 635 12.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,296 85.7% 39,618   32,192 1,104 3.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 38,870 46,949 37,131
American Indian or Alaskan Native 144 0.4% 150   129 15 11.6%
Asian 520 1.3% 550   561 -41 -7.3%
Black or African American 5,593 14.4% 5,846   5,237 356 6.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 23,036 59.3% 28,043   21,902 1,134 5.2%
Information Not Available 9,577 24.6% 12,360   9,302 275 3.0%
 
Years of Age 38,870 46,949 37,131
Younger than 22 1,150 1.9% 1,406   993 157 15.8%
22-24 2,331 3.9% 2,892   2,099 232 11.1%
25-34 8,485 14.3% 10,342   7,915 570 7.2%
35-44 9,623 16.2% 11,556   9,837 -214 -2.2%
45-54 9,510 16.0% 11,568   9,025 485 5.4%
55-59 3,397 5.7% 4,023   3,318 79 2.4%
60-64 2,556 4.3% 3,008   2,357 199 8.4%
65 and older 1,818 3.1% 2,154   1,587 231 14.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 38,870 46,949 37,131
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 228 0.6% 494   186 42 22.6%
Mining 50 0.1% 75   18 32 177.8%
Utilities 45 0.1% 61   89 -44 -49.4%
Construction 6,384 16.3% 9,650   6,183 201 3.3%
Manufacturing 5,150 13.2% 5,413   4,843 307 6.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,799 4.6% 1,910   1,569 230 14.7%
Retail Trade 4,588 11.7% 5,077   4,813 -225 -4.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,242 3.2% 1,299   1,220 22 1.8%
Information 669 1.7% 682   664 5 0.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,135 5.5% 2,173   1,932 203 10.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 656 1.7% 675   590 66 11.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,459 3.7% 1,562   1,522 -63 -4.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 132 0.3% 138   237 -105 -44.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,944 12.6% 6,769   4,260 684 16.1%
Educational Services 784 2.0% 885   736 48 6.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,022 7.7% 3,046   2,986 36 1.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,034 2.6% 1,545   994 40 4.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,383 6.1% 2,990   2,132 251 11.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,119 2.9% 1,264   1,020 99 9.7%
Public Administration 409 1.0% 456   457 -48 -10.5%
Information Not Available 638 1.6% 785   680 -42 -6.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,392 4,451 4,466
Male 2,288 52.1% 2,303   2,232 56 2.5%
Female 2,104 47.9% 2,148   2,234 -130 -5.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 4,392 4,451 4,466
Hispanic or Latino 360 8.2% 370   351 9 2.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,340 76.0% 3,271   3,309 31 0.9%
Information Not Available 692 15.8% 810   806 -114 -14.1%
 
Race 4,392 4,451 4,466
American Indian or Alaskan Native 30 0.7% 29   36 -6 -16.7%
Asian 149 3.4% 152   148 1 0.7%
Black or African American 3,238 73.7% 3,255   3,285 -47 -1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 69 1.6% 79   81 -12 -14.8%
White 780 17.8% 776   812 -32 -3.9%
Information Not Available 126 2.9% 160   104 22 21.2%
 
Years of Age 4,392 4,451 4,466
Younger than 22 86 1.7% 93   98 -12 -12.2%
22-24 208 4.2% 196   190 18 9.5%
25-34 1,067 21.3% 1,073   1,078 -11 -1.0%
35-44 1,188 23.8% 1,202   1,229 -41 -3.3%
45-54 1,222 24.4% 1,230   1,180 42 3.6%
55-59 344 6.9% 366   406 -62 -15.3%
60-64 174 3.5% 197   195 -21 -10.8%
65 and older 103 2.1% 94   90 13 14.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 4,392 4,451 4,466
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 5 0.1% 6   2 3 150.0%
Construction 55 1.3% 67   19 36 189.5%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 3   6 -4 -66.7%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.0% 5   0 2 0.0%
Retail Trade 11 0.3% 11   6 5 83.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1 0.0% 1   2 -1 -50.0%
Information 17 0.4% 20   18 -1 -5.6%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 0   5 -5 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7 0.2% 6   1 6 600.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 52 1.2% 55   72 -20 -27.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6 0.1% 8   7 -1 -14.3%
Educational Services 26 0.6% 26   12 14 116.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 27 0.6% 25   51 -24 -47.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4 0.1% 4   0 4 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2 0.0% 2   4 -2 -50.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 37 0.8% 41   45 -8 -17.8%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 4,138 94.2% 4,171   4,213 -75 -1.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,041 10,544 6,941
Male 4,988 49.7% 5,426   3,228 1,760 54.5%
Female 5,053 50.3% 5,118   3,713 1,340 36.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,041 10,544 6,941
Hispanic or Latino 343 3.4% 408   225 118 52.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,698 96.6% 10,137   6,716 2,982 44.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 10,041 10,544 6,941
American Indian or Alaskan Native 12 0.1% 29   19 -7 -36.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 4,099 40.8% 4,173   2,817 1,282 45.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 50 0.5% 45   45 5 11.1%
White 5,170 51.5% 5,532   3,605 1,565 43.4%
Information Not Available 710 7.1% 765   457 253 55.4%
 
Years of Age 10,041 10,544 6,941
Younger than 22 2,135 14.2% 2,336   1,310 825 63.0%
22-24 777 5.2% 787   552 225 40.8%
25-34 2,305 15.3% 2,355   1,536 769 50.1%
35-44 2,650 17.6% 2,746   1,849 801 43.3%
45-54 1,594 10.6% 1,690   1,173 421 35.9%
55-59 346 2.3% 374   280 66 23.6%
60-64 141 0.9% 150   142 -1 -0.7%
65 and older 74 0.5% 91   86 -12 -14.0%
Information Not Available 19 0.1% 15   13 6 46.2%
 
Industry 10,041 10,544 6,941
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 31 0.3% 36   30 1 3.3%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 12 0.1% 10   6 6 100.0%
Construction 1,127 11.2% 1,218   541 586 108.3%
Manufacturing 794 7.9% 910   524 270 51.5%
Wholesale Trade 408 4.1% 424   255 153 60.0%
Retail Trade 1,583 15.7% 1,668   1,199 384 32.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 286 2.8% 279   179 107 59.8%
Information 148 1.5% 148   89 59 66.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,053 10.5% 1,030   617 436 70.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 205 2.0% 224   136 69 50.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 450 4.5% 467   339 111 32.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 31 0.3% 36   32 -1 -3.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,673 16.6% 1,718   1,240 433 34.9%
Educational Services 122 1.2% 129   84 38 45.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 717 7.1% 708   591 126 21.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 162 1.6% 184   116 46 39.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 884 8.8% 934   673 211 31.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 226 2.2% 262   239 -13 -5.4%
Public Administration 74 0.7% 79   34 40 117.6%
Information Not Available 55 0.5% 80   15 40 266.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 90,584 92,080 71,741
Male 49,150 54.3% 51,453   33,487 15,663 46.8%
Female 41,399 45.7% 40,590   38,216 3,183 8.3%
Information Not Available 35 0.0% 37   38 -3 -7.9%
 
Ethnicity 90,584 92,080 71,741
Hispanic or Latino 28,851 31.8% 28,956   25,249 3,602 14.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 53,252 58.8% 54,866   38,826 14,426 37.2%
Information Not Available 8,481 9.4% 8,258   7,666 815 10.6%
 
Race 90,584 92,080 71,741
American Indian or Alaskan Native 452 0.5% 404   191 261 136.6%
Asian 1,043 1.2% 954   915 128 14.0%
Black or African American 17,137 18.9% 16,772   12,510 4,627 37.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,259 2.5% 2,569   1,030 1,229 119.3%
White 51,896 57.3% 53,619   40,161 11,735 29.2%
Information Not Available 17,797 19.6% 17,762   16,934 863 5.1%
 
Years of Age 90,584 92,080 71,741
Younger than 22 1,773 1.3% 1,688   1,487 286 19.2%
22-24 4,380 3.2% 4,184   3,471 909 26.2%
25-34 20,439 15.1% 19,965   14,875 5,564 37.4%
35-44 21,551 15.9% 22,681   16,095 5,456 33.9%
45-54 23,498 17.3% 23,745   19,299 4,199 21.8%
55-59 8,099 6.0% 8,037   6,674 1,425 21.4%
60-64 6,848 5.0% 7,230   5,263 1,585 30.1%
65 and older 3,996 2.9% 4,550   4,577 -581 -12.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 90,584 92,080 71,741
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 487 0.5% 440   687 -200 -29.1%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 104 0.1% 110   153 -49 -32.0%
Construction 11,366 12.5% 11,414   4,653 6,713 144.3%
Manufacturing 6,535 7.2% 7,083   5,111 1,424 27.9%
Wholesale Trade 4,136 4.5% 4,551   4,043 93 2.3%
Retail Trade 8,134 8.9% 8,514   7,781 353 4.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,225 2.4% 2,312   1,793 432 24.1%
Information 2,607 2.9% 2,275   1,983 624 31.5%
Finance and Insurance 4,623 5.1% 4,110   3,509 1,114 31.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,468 2.7% 2,532   1,564 904 57.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,588 5.0% 4,587   4,234 354 8.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 313 0.3% 661   267 46 17.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 16,963 18.6% 16,185   10,298 6,665 64.7%
Educational Services 799 0.9% 807   877 -78 -8.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,457 6.0% 5,505   5,149 308 6.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,425 1.6% 1,762   1,030 395 38.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,615 4.0% 4,110   3,738 -123 -3.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,329 2.6% 1,982   2,212 117 5.3%
Public Administration 1,078 1.2% 1,138   1,602 -524 -32.7%
Information Not Available 11,332 12.4% 12,002   11,057 275 2.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,334 49,872 47,814
Male 23,537 47.7% 24,313   22,102 1,435 6.5%
Female 24,994 50.7% 24,576   24,173 821 3.4%
Information Not Available 803 1.6% 983   1,539 -736 -47.8%
 
Ethnicity 49,334 49,872 47,814
Hispanic or Latino 488 1.0% 347   317 171 53.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,043 97.4% 48,542   45,958 2,085 4.5%
Information Not Available 803 1.6% 983   1,539 -736 -47.8%
 
Race 49,334 49,872 47,814
American Indian or Alaskan Native 223 0.5% 218   122 101 82.8%
Asian 710 1.4% 718   652 58 8.9%
Black or African American 25,732 52.2% 25,854   24,612 1,120 4.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 21,854 44.3% 22,090   20,889 965 4.6%
Information Not Available 815 1.7% 992   1,539 -724 -47.0%
 
Years of Age 49,334 49,872 47,814
Younger than 22 1,045 1.5% 1,082   1,080 -35 -3.2%
22-24 2,259 3.3% 2,401   2,256 3 0.1%
25-34 11,470 16.7% 11,425   10,848 622 5.7%
35-44 13,132 19.1% 13,177   12,958 174 1.3%
45-54 11,801 17.1% 11,972   11,280 521 4.6%
55-59 4,003 5.8% 4,109   3,689 314 8.5%
60-64 2,333 3.4% 2,461   2,094 239 11.4%
65 and older 1,293 1.9% 1,317   1,174 119 10.1%
Information Not Available 1,998 2.9% 1,928   2,435 -437 -17.9%
 
Industry 49,334 49,872 47,814
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 852 1.7% 1,034   836 16 1.9%
Mining 55 0.1% 51   89 -34 -38.2%
Utilities 80 0.2% 92   116 -36 -31.0%
Construction 2,980 5.9% 3,140   2,592 388 15.0%
Manufacturing 7,633 15.2% 7,062   7,552 81 1.1%
Wholesale Trade 2,536 5.1% 2,653   2,329 207 8.9%
Retail Trade 3,736 7.4% 3,636   3,935 -199 -5.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,218 2.4% 1,306   1,738 -520 -29.9%
Information 997 2.0% 1,022   1,290 -293 -22.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,918 3.8% 1,639   1,535 383 25.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 915 1.8% 976   951 -36 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,087 16.1% 8,191   8,127 -40 -0.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 101 0.2% 102   96 5 5.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 177 0.4% 184   187 -10 -5.3%
Educational Services 944 1.9% 1,027   943 1 0.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,797 5.6% 2,782   2,668 129 4.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,240 4.5% 2,356   2,381 -141 -5.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 480 1.0% 499   498 -18 -3.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 693 1.4% 706   597 96 16.1%
Public Administration 555 1.1% 570   706 -151 -21.4%
Information Not Available 10,340 20.6% 10,844   8,648 1,692 19.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,666 6,661 6,412
Male 4,227 63.4% 4,382   4,317 -90 -2.1%
Female 2,439 36.6% 2,279   2,095 344 16.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,666 6,661 6,412
Hispanic or Latino 401 6.0% 432   328 73 22.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,947 74.2% 4,912   4,819 128 2.7%
Information Not Available 1,318 19.8% 1,317   1,265 53 4.2%
 
Race 6,666 6,661 6,412
American Indian or Alaskan Native 68 1.0% 50   57 11 19.3%
Asian 2,331 35.0% 2,319   2,222 109 4.9%
Black or African American 133 2.0% 132   132 1 0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,585 23.8% 1,627   1,586 -1 -0.1%
White 1,685 25.3% 1,666   1,600 85 5.3%
Information Not Available 864 13.0% 867   815 49 6.0%
 
Years of Age 6,666 6,661 6,412
Younger than 22 106 1.3% 109   120 -14 -11.7%
22-24 306 3.9% 303   317 -11 -3.5%
25-34 1,427 18.1% 1,484   1,440 -13 -0.9%
35-44 1,662 21.1% 1,661   1,615 47 2.9%
45-54 1,716 21.7% 1,747   1,690 26 1.5%
55-59 729 9.2% 677   583 146 25.0%
60-64 457 5.8% 442   390 67 17.2%
65 and older 263 3.3% 238   257 6 2.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,666 6,661 6,412
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 336 4.8% 321   314 22 7.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 5 0.1% 4   6 -1 -16.7%
Construction 1,800 25.7% 2,014   1,925 -125 -6.5%
Manufacturing 208 3.0% 211   144 64 44.4%
Wholesale Trade 123 1.8% 112   108 15 13.9%
Retail Trade 483 6.9% 439   380 103 27.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 259 3.7% 258   304 -45 -14.8%
Information 129 1.8% 114   136 -7 -5.1%
Finance and Insurance 108 1.5% 80   79 29 36.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 123 1.8% 125   108 15 13.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 194 2.8% 181   192 2 1.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.2% 17   11 4 36.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 702 10.0% 713   645 57 8.8%
Educational Services 47 0.7% 36   40 7 17.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 301 4.3% 321   294 7 2.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 86 1.2% 84   101 -15 -14.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 684 9.8% 620   655 29 4.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 166 2.4% 164   186 -20 -10.8%
Public Administration 96 1.4% 101   99 -3 -3.0%
Information Not Available 801 11.4% 744   685 116 16.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,271 35,007 21,633
Male 16,883 66.8% 25,521   13,116 3,767 28.7%
Female 8,388 33.2% 9,486   8,517 -129 -1.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,271 35,007 21,633
Hispanic or Latino 1,130 4.5% 1,645   691 439 63.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,838 94.3% 32,968   20,667 3,171 15.3%
Information Not Available 303 1.2% 394   275 28 10.2%
 
Race 25,271 35,007 21,633
American Indian or Alaskan Native 110 0.4% 158   128 -18 -14.1%
Asian 185 0.7% 201   171 14 8.2%
Black or African American 1,001 4.0% 1,171   880 121 13.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 22,542 89.2% 31,438   19,488 3,054 15.7%
Information Not Available 1,433 5.7% 2,039   966 467 48.3%
 
Years of Age 25,271 35,007 21,633
Younger than 22 611 1.3% 904   614 -3 -0.5%
22-24 1,448 3.1% 2,183   1,304 144 11.0%
25-34 5,539 12.0% 7,994   4,669 870 18.6%
35-44 6,158 13.3% 8,216   5,294 864 16.3%
45-54 6,656 14.4% 8,964   5,637 1,019 18.1%
55-59 2,208 4.8% 3,000   1,941 267 13.8%
60-64 1,524 3.3% 2,096   1,241 283 22.8%
65 and older 1,118 2.4% 1,637   926 192 20.7%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 13   7 2 28.6%
 
Industry 25,271 35,007 21,633
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 119 0.5% 171   103 16 15.5%
Mining 129 0.5% 331   70 59 84.3%
Utilities 38 0.1% 65   30 8 26.7%
Construction 6,951 27.4% 11,734   4,822 2,129 44.2%
Manufacturing 6,313 24.9% 8,179   5,102 1,211 23.7%
Wholesale Trade 720 2.8% 928   792 -72 -9.1%
Retail Trade 2,001 7.9% 2,337   2,162 -161 -7.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 766 3.0% 1,146   626 140 22.4%
Information 581 2.3% 581   574 7 1.2%
Finance and Insurance 545 2.1% 533   592 -47 -7.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 236 0.9% 260   219 17 7.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 832 3.3% 1,011   718 114 15.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 94 0.4% 95   25 69 276.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,033 8.0% 2,863   1,897 136 7.2%
Educational Services 227 0.9% 253   213 14 6.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,244 4.9% 1,299   1,274 -30 -2.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 241 0.9% 482   252 -11 -4.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,052 4.1% 1,233   1,119 -67 -6.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 474 1.9% 554   488 -14 -2.9%
Public Administration 326 1.3% 605   295 31 10.5%
Information Not Available 349 1.4% 347   260 89 34.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,855 15,069 11,820
Male 7,482 63.1% 10,420   7,789 -307 -3.9%
Female 4,373 36.9% 4,649   4,031 342 8.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,855 15,069 11,820
Hispanic or Latino 1,373 11.6% 2,061   1,456 -83 -5.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,415 79.4% 11,799   9,108 307 3.4%
Information Not Available 1,067 9.0% 1,209   1,256 -189 -15.0%
 
Race 11,855 15,069 11,820
American Indian or Alaskan Native 255 2.2% 349   247 8 3.2%
Asian 205 1.7% 141   137 68 49.6%
Black or African American 57 0.5% 86   55 2 3.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 33 0.3% 45   28 5 17.9%
White 9,431 79.6% 11,840   9,433 -2 0.0%
Information Not Available 1,874 15.8% 2,608   1,920 -46 -2.4%
 
Years of Age 11,855 15,069 11,820
Younger than 22 303 1.5% 420   290 13 4.5%
22-24 719 3.5% 947   647 72 11.1%
25-34 2,486 12.1% 3,320   2,505 -19 -0.8%
35-44 2,780 13.5% 3,540   2,851 -71 -2.5%
45-54 3,217 15.6% 3,916   3,196 21 0.7%
55-59 1,159 5.6% 1,380   1,137 22 1.9%
60-64 713 3.5% 880   752 -39 -5.2%
65 and older 478 2.3% 666   442 36 8.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,855 15,069 11,820
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,102 8.5% 1,494   1,400 -298 -21.3%
Mining 54 0.4% 101   63 -9 -14.3%
Utilities 19 0.1% 40   12 7 58.3%
Construction 2,112 16.3% 3,441   1,914 198 10.3%
Manufacturing 2,111 16.3% 1,967   1,476 635 43.0%
Wholesale Trade 339 2.6% 484   431 -92 -21.3%
Retail Trade 854 6.6% 1,065   831 23 2.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 530 4.1% 577   582 -52 -8.9%
Information 161 1.2% 161   121 40 33.1%
Finance and Insurance 209 1.6% 209   193 16 8.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 105 0.8% 125   95 10 10.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 316 2.4% 393   290 26 9.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13 0.1% 10   5 8 160.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 790 6.1% 1,259   911 -121 -13.3%
Educational Services 92 0.7% 125   139 -47 -33.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 630 4.9% 683   674 -44 -6.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 153 1.2% 229   169 -16 -9.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 490 3.8% 540   496 -6 -1.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 179 1.4% 217   171 8 4.7%
Public Administration 293 2.3% 385   288 5 1.7%
Information Not Available 1,303 10.1% 1,564   1,559 -256 -16.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 140,337 163,926 128,541
Male 87,568 62.4% 110,460   77,658 9,910 12.8%
Female 52,769 37.6% 53,466   50,883 1,886 3.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 140,337 163,926 128,541
Hispanic or Latino 22,487 16.0% 33,016   18,765 3,722 19.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 117,850 84.0% 130,910   109,776 8,074 7.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 140,337 163,926 128,541
American Indian or Alaskan Native 508 0.4% 607   388 120 30.9%
Asian 2,931 2.1% 3,172   2,837 94 3.3%
Black or African American 33,686 24.0% 33,842   31,873 1,813 5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 102,353 72.9% 125,393   92,875 9,478 10.2%
Information Not Available 858 0.6% 912   568 290 51.1%
 
Years of Age 140,337 163,926 128,541
Younger than 22 2,858 1.2% 3,171   2,660 198 7.4%
22-24 6,878 2.9% 7,975   6,576 302 4.6%
25-34 33,444 14.2% 39,377   30,683 2,761 9.0%
35-44 37,323 15.8% 44,191   34,737 2,586 7.4%
45-54 36,995 15.7% 43,229   33,482 3,513 10.5%
55-59 12,021 5.1% 13,761   10,896 1,125 10.3%
60-64 7,206 3.1% 8,184   6,165 1,041 16.9%
65 and older 3,612 1.5% 4,038   3,342 270 8.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 140,337 163,926 128,541
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 684 0.5% 1,107   521 163 31.3%
Mining 628 0.4% 714   379 249 65.7%
Utilities 146 0.1% 176   232 -86 -37.1%
Construction 30,014 21.3% 40,972   24,841 5,173 20.8%
Manufacturing 20,823 14.8% 23,075   18,806 2,017 10.7%
Wholesale Trade 6,315 4.5% 6,897   6,116 199 3.3%
Retail Trade 13,216 9.4% 13,647   11,954 1,262 10.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,569 4.7% 6,536   6,583 -14 -0.2%
Information 2,543 1.8% 2,452   2,794 -251 -9.0%
Finance and Insurance 6,285 4.5% 6,054   5,621 664 11.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,020 1.4% 2,165   2,008 12 0.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,177 4.4% 7,057   5,549 628 11.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 376 0.3% 372   300 76 25.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 17,423 12.4% 23,505   15,905 1,518 9.5%
Educational Services 2,354 1.7% 2,650   2,133 221 10.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,059 5.7% 7,991   8,084 -25 -0.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,037 1.4% 3,090   2,050 -13 -0.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,241 4.4% 6,637   6,399 -158 -2.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,097 2.2% 3,383   3,443 -346 -10.0%
Public Administration 2,928 2.1% 2,865   2,707 221 8.2%
Information Not Available 2,402 1.7% 2,581   2,116 286 13.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 56,849 66,093 51,528
Male 34,558 60.8% 43,253   30,654 3,904 12.7%
Female 22,228 39.1% 22,787   20,857 1,371 6.6%
Information Not Available 63 0.1% 53   17 46 270.6%
 
Ethnicity 56,849 66,093 51,528
Hispanic or Latino 2,282 4.0% 2,974   2,201 81 3.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 47,866 84.2% 57,416   47,394 472 1.0%
Information Not Available 6,701 11.8% 5,703   1,933 4,768 246.7%
 
Race 56,849 66,093 51,528
American Indian or Alaskan Native 243 0.4% 290   193 50 25.9%
Asian 311 0.5% 314   245 66 26.9%
Black or African American 8,466 14.9% 8,341   7,707 759 9.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 51 0.1% 55   38 13 34.2%
White 45,118 79.4% 53,793   40,721 4,397 10.8%
Information Not Available 2,660 4.7% 3,300   2,624 36 1.4%
 
Years of Age 56,849 66,093 51,528
Younger than 22 1,318 1.3% 1,445   1,198 120 10.0%
22-24 3,082 3.1% 3,823   2,768 314 11.3%
25-34 14,084 14.2% 16,377   12,250 1,834 15.0%
35-44 15,013 15.1% 17,367   13,951 1,062 7.6%
45-54 14,485 14.6% 16,830   13,344 1,141 8.6%
55-59 4,657 4.7% 5,286   4,251 406 9.6%
60-64 2,713 2.7% 3,095   2,417 296 12.2%
65 and older 1,493 1.5% 1,869   1,349 144 10.7%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 1   0 4 0.0%
 
Industry 56,849 66,093 51,528
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 152 0.3% 253   151 1 0.7%
Mining 146 0.3% 203   81 65 80.2%
Utilities 55 0.1% 59   50 5 10.0%
Construction 10,249 18.0% 15,144   9,299 950 10.2%
Manufacturing 14,482 25.4% 15,403   12,399 2,083 16.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,838 3.2% 1,878   1,724 114 6.6%
Retail Trade 4,571 8.0% 4,760   4,724 -153 -3.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,609 4.6% 3,034   2,107 502 23.8%
Information 450 0.8% 469   528 -78 -14.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,310 2.3% 1,348   1,236 74 6.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 730 1.3% 827   731 -1 -0.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,254 2.2% 1,352   1,230 24 2.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 123 0.2% 120   113 10 8.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,258 9.2% 6,932   5,172 86 1.7%
Educational Services 595 1.0% 567   616 -21 -3.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,556 6.2% 3,388   3,197 359 11.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 565 1.0% 919   772 -207 -26.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,267 4.0% 2,328   2,197 70 3.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,040 1.8% 1,167   1,054 -14 -1.3%
Public Administration 423 0.7% 524   393 30 7.6%
Information Not Available 5,176 9.1% 5,418   3,754 1,422 37.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,901 17,026 16,352
Male 9,986 59.1% 10,442   9,247 739 8.0%
Female 6,915 40.9% 6,584   7,105 -190 -2.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,901 17,026 16,352
Hispanic or Latino 914 5.4% 1,011   946 -32 -3.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,474 56.1% 9,503   9,332 142 1.5%
Information Not Available 6,513 38.5% 6,512   6,074 439 7.2%
 
Race 16,901 17,026 16,352
American Indian or Alaskan Native 271 1.6% 255   228 43 18.9%
Asian 193 1.1% 175   171 22 12.9%
Black or African American 2,631 15.6% 2,490   2,654 -23 -0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1% 32   20 3 15.0%
White 12,571 74.4% 12,780   12,052 519 4.3%
Information Not Available 1,212 7.2% 1,294   1,227 -15 -1.2%
 
Years of Age 16,901 17,026 16,352
Younger than 22 350 1.2% 300   408 -58 -14.2%
22-24 898 3.1% 1,001   928 -30 -3.2%
25-34 4,093 14.3% 4,158   3,962 131 3.3%
35-44 4,250 14.8% 4,325   4,253 -3 -0.1%
45-54 4,554 15.9% 4,475   4,240 314 7.4%
55-59 1,433 5.0% 1,433   1,345 88 6.5%
60-64 824 2.9% 828   758 66 8.7%
65 and older 499 1.7% 506   458 41 9.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 16,901 17,026 16,352
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 245 1.4% 272   313 -68 -21.7%
Mining 145 0.8% 125   111 34 30.6%
Utilities 55 0.3% 60   32 23 71.9%
Construction 3,230 18.8% 3,623   2,320 910 39.2%
Manufacturing 2,516 14.7% 2,291   2,428 88 3.6%
Wholesale Trade 753 4.4% 745   737 16 2.2%
Retail Trade 1,312 7.7% 1,331   1,546 -234 -15.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 505 2.9% 536   455 50 11.0%
Information 768 4.5% 436   433 335 77.4%
Finance and Insurance 565 3.3% 538   559 6 1.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 233 1.4% 257   283 -50 -17.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 604 3.5% 625   675 -71 -10.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 40 0.2% 38   44 -4 -9.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,602 9.3% 1,700   1,616 -14 -0.9%
Educational Services 228 1.3% 270   235 -7 -3.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,343 7.8% 1,282   1,519 -176 -11.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 112 0.7% 152   131 -19 -14.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 561 3.3% 571   625 -64 -10.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 427 2.5% 412   458 -31 -6.8%
Public Administration 352 2.1% 362   339 13 3.8%
Information Not Available 1,305 7.6% 1,400   1,493 -188 -12.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,141 39,397 28,023
Male 18,737 62.2% 26,277   16,879 1,858 11.0%
Female 11,404 37.8% 13,120   11,144 260 2.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,141 39,397 28,023
Hispanic or Latino 52 0.2% 67   31 21 67.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,089 99.8% 39,330   27,992 2,097 7.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 30,141 39,397 28,023
American Indian or Alaskan Native 90 0.3% 129   154 -64 -41.6%
Asian 95 0.3% 115   97 -2 -2.1%
Black or African American 3,540 11.7% 4,970   3,384 156 4.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0% 0   0 13 0.0%
White 26,093 86.6% 33,789   24,128 1,965 8.1%
Information Not Available 310 1.0% 394   260 50 19.2%
 
Years of Age 30,141 39,397 28,023
Younger than 22 568 1.0% 736   587 -19 -3.2%
22-24 1,576 2.9% 2,072   1,535 41 2.7%
25-34 6,877 12.6% 9,012   6,622 255 3.9%
35-44 7,877 14.4% 11,137   7,650 227 3.0%
45-54 8,178 15.0% 10,229   7,390 788 10.7%
55-59 2,446 4.5% 3,070   2,104 342 16.3%
60-64 1,684 3.1% 1,930   1,420 264 18.6%
65 and older 922 1.7% 1,211   715 207 29.0%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 0   0 13 0.0%
 
Industry 30,141 39,397 28,023
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 69 0.2% 93   62 7 11.3%
Mining 866 2.9% 879   401 465 116.0%
Utilities 17 0.1% 18   75 -58 -77.3%
Construction 4,147 13.7% 6,318   4,588 -441 -9.6%
Manufacturing 7,924 26.2% 11,998   5,515 2,409 43.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,171 3.9% 1,234   922 249 27.0%
Retail Trade 2,059 6.8% 2,556   2,365 -306 -12.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,348 4.5% 1,620   1,174 174 14.8%
Information 448 1.5% 493   401 47 11.7%
Finance and Insurance 702 2.3% 697   768 -66 -8.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 349 1.2% 368   278 71 25.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 668 2.2% 666   657 11 1.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 43 0.1% 35   66 -23 -34.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,446 8.1% 2,658   2,201 245 11.1%
Educational Services 327 1.1% 346   287 40 13.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,295 7.6% 1,952   1,637 658 40.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 465 1.5% 976   463 2 0.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 956 3.2% 1,140   1,059 -103 -9.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 706 2.3% 674   556 150 27.0%
Public Administration 362 1.2% 461   472 -110 -23.3%
Information Not Available 2,773 9.2% 4,215   4,076 -1,303 -32.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,009 18,030 19,352
Male 9,286 51.6% 9,248   8,867 419 4.7%
Female 8,722 48.4% 8,782   10,485 -1,763 -16.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,009 18,030 19,352
Hispanic or Latino 329 1.8% 356   507 -178 -35.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,646 98.0% 17,629   17,795 -149 -0.8%
Information Not Available 34 0.2% 45   1,050 -1,016 -96.8%
 
Race 18,009 18,030 19,352
American Indian or Alaskan Native 114 0.6% 115   145 -31 -21.4%
Asian 114 0.6% 136   183 -69 -37.7%
Black or African American 9,791 54.4% 9,951   10,403 -612 -5.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1% 18   28 -10 -35.7%
White 7,962 44.2% 7,805   8,397 -435 -5.2%
Information Not Available 10 0.1% 5   196 -186 -94.9%
 
Years of Age 18,009 18,030 19,352
Younger than 22 416 1.7% 481   526 -110 -20.9%
22-24 1,123 4.5% 1,085   1,198 -75 -6.3%
25-34 4,730 18.8% 4,586   4,741 -11 -0.2%
35-44 4,423 17.6% 4,380   4,774 -351 -7.4%
45-54 4,497 17.9% 4,589   4,757 -260 -5.5%
55-59 1,470 5.9% 1,477   1,627 -157 -9.6%
60-64 850 3.4% 893   984 -134 -13.6%
65 and older 499 2.0% 538   745 -246 -33.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 18,009 18,030 19,352
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 289 1.6% 399   324 -35 -10.8%
Mining 266 1.5% 204   177 89 50.3%
Utilities 55 0.3% 38   31 24 77.4%
Construction 2,607 14.2% 2,538   1,573 1,034 65.7%
Manufacturing 1,910 10.4% 1,890   1,245 665 53.4%
Wholesale Trade 432 2.4% 428   429 3 0.7%
Retail Trade 1,370 7.5% 1,375   1,395 -25 -1.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 619 3.4% 642   417 202 48.4%
Information 343 1.9% 345   267 76 28.5%
Finance and Insurance 414 2.3% 365   434 -20 -4.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 240 1.3% 234   332 -92 -27.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 713 3.9% 716   505 208 41.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 133 0.7% 119   22 111 504.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,148 6.3% 1,151   1,096 52 4.7%
Educational Services 243 1.3% 229   521 -278 -53.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,435 7.8% 1,408   1,630 -195 -12.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 342 1.9% 331   484 -142 -29.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 880 4.8% 809   874 6 0.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 805 4.4% 788   395 410 103.8%
Public Administration 246 1.3% 314   463 -217 -46.9%
Information Not Available 3,519 19.2% 3,707   6,738 -3,219 -47.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 84,942 101,317 76,344
Male 55,877 65.8% 69,517   47,879 7,998 16.7%
Female 29,065 34.2% 31,800   28,465 600 2.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 84,942 101,317 76,344
Hispanic or Latino 8,466 10.0% 10,331   7,795 671 8.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 74,734 88.0% 89,048   66,897 7,837 11.7%
Information Not Available 1,742 2.1% 1,938   1,652 90 5.4%
 
Race 84,942 101,317 76,344
American Indian or Alaskan Native 244 0.3% 265   178 66 37.1%
Asian 2,223 2.6% 2,296   2,178 45 2.1%
Black or African American 6,782 8.0% 7,402   6,206 576 9.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 42 0.0% 56   41 1 2.4%
White 68,236 80.3% 82,576   61,286 6,950 11.3%
Information Not Available 7,415 8.7% 8,722   6,455 960 14.9%
 
Years of Age 84,942 101,317 76,344
Younger than 22 2,764 1.9% 3,505   2,414 350 14.5%
22-24 4,708 3.2% 5,912   4,032 676 16.8%
25-34 18,358 12.4% 22,131   16,144 2,214 13.7%
35-44 22,326 15.1% 26,717   20,755 1,571 7.6%
45-54 21,497 14.5% 25,216   19,443 2,054 10.6%
55-59 7,428 5.0% 8,698   7,054 374 5.3%
60-64 4,985 3.4% 5,770   4,301 684 15.9%
65 and older 2,876 1.9% 3,368   2,201 675 30.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 84,942 101,317 76,344
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 694 0.8% 947   683 11 1.6%
Mining 266 0.3% 443   170 96 56.5%
Utilities 59 0.1% 60   57 2 3.5%
Construction 19,050 22.2% 25,320   15,018 4,032 26.8%
Manufacturing 9,058 10.6% 9,406   8,880 178 2.0%
Wholesale Trade 3,895 4.5% 4,196   3,864 31 0.8%
Retail Trade 7,749 9.0% 8,493   7,666 83 1.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,481 2.9% 2,777   2,526 -45 -1.8%
Information 1,777 2.1% 1,803   1,671 106 6.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,817 3.3% 2,741   2,574 243 9.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,435 1.7% 1,550   1,239 196 15.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,779 5.6% 4,898   4,459 320 7.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 186 0.2% 191   112 74 66.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,249 10.8% 13,074   7,319 1,930 26.4%
Educational Services 944 1.1% 1,028   986 -42 -4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,162 6.0% 5,186   5,107 55 1.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,723 2.0% 2,895   1,398 325 23.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,960 5.8% 6,630   4,831 129 2.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,929 3.4% 3,263   2,899 30 1.0%
Public Administration 1,160 1.4% 1,481   1,127 33 2.9%
Information Not Available 4,569 5.3% 4,935   3,758 811 21.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,294 37,711 31,847
Male 17,552 54.4% 22,442   16,586 966 5.8%
Female 14,742 45.6% 15,269   15,261 -519 -3.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,294 37,711 31,847
Hispanic or Latino 1,236 3.8% 1,787   1,002 234 23.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,471 94.4% 35,308   30,321 150 0.5%
Information Not Available 587 1.8% 616   524 63 12.0%
 
Race 32,294 37,711 31,847
American Indian or Alaskan Native 81 0.3% 102   59 22 37.3%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 14,775 45.8% 15,626   15,063 -288 -1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 92 0.3% 77   59 33 55.9%
White 15,523 48.1% 19,503   15,116 407 2.7%
Information Not Available 1,823 5.6% 2,403   1,550 273 17.6%
 
Years of Age 32,294 37,711 31,847
Younger than 22 791 1.7% 937   809 -18 -2.2%
22-24 1,732 3.8% 2,013   1,611 121 7.5%
25-34 7,019 15.3% 7,895   6,889 130 1.9%
35-44 8,030 17.5% 9,302   8,394 -364 -4.3%
45-54 8,406 18.3% 9,814   8,149 257 3.2%
55-59 2,858 6.2% 3,355   2,742 116 4.2%
60-64 1,846 4.0% 2,226   1,750 96 5.5%
65 and older 1,612 3.5% 2,156   1,503 109 7.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 13   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 32,294 37,711 31,847
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 63 0.2% 110   83 -20 -24.1%
Mining 41 0.1% 65   28 13 46.4%
Utilities 49 0.2% 41   32 17 53.1%
Construction 4,858 15.0% 7,726   3,973 885 22.3%
Manufacturing 874 2.7% 697   666 208 31.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,214 3.8% 1,340   1,294 -80 -6.2%
Retail Trade 1,154 3.6% 1,271   1,255 -101 -8.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,084 3.4% 886   1,211 -127 -10.5%
Information 606 1.9% 633   589 17 2.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,205 3.7% 1,219   1,320 -115 -8.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 821 2.5% 903   810 11 1.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,262 7.0% 2,375   2,384 -122 -5.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 30 0.1% 30   28 2 7.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,416 13.6% 5,039   4,196 220 5.2%
Educational Services 615 1.9% 654   544 71 13.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,368 7.3% 2,301   2,368 0 0.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 461 1.4% 799   456 5 1.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,394 7.4% 3,105   2,732 -338 -12.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 981 3.0% 1,020   1,028 -47 -4.6%
Public Administration 619 1.9% 737   504 115 22.8%
Information Not Available 6,179 19.1% 6,760   6,346 -167 -2.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,892 13,873 11,211
Male 8,776 68.1% 9,420   7,030 1,746 24.8%
Female 4,115 31.9% 4,453   4,180 -65 -1.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,892 13,873 11,211
Hispanic or Latino 120 0.9% 126   72 48 66.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,634 82.5% 11,413   9,545 1,089 11.4%
Information Not Available 2,138 16.6% 2,334   1,594 544 34.1%
 
Race 12,892 13,873 11,211
American Indian or Alaskan Native 103 0.8% 108   86 17 19.8%
Asian 39 0.3% 44   35 4 11.4%
Black or African American 127 1.0% 123   115 12 10.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 11,072 85.9% 11,860   9,901 1,171 11.8%
Information Not Available 1,551 12.0% 1,738   1,074 477 44.4%
 
Years of Age 12,892 13,873 11,211
Younger than 22 499 2.2% 541   436 63 14.4%
22-24 842 3.6% 962   720 122 16.9%
25-34 2,846 12.3% 3,118   2,445 401 16.4%
35-44 3,008 13.0% 3,246   2,717 291 10.7%
45-54 3,197 13.8% 3,414   2,780 417 15.0%
55-59 1,279 5.5% 1,301   1,056 223 21.1%
60-64 767 3.3% 829   641 126 19.7%
65 and older 454 2.0% 462   416 38 9.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,892 13,873 11,211
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 820 6.0% 250   670 150 22.4%
Mining 27 0.2% 30   10 17 170.0%
Utilities 15 0.1% 22   7 8 114.3%
Construction 2,671 19.5% 3,385   1,982 689 34.8%
Manufacturing 1,236 9.0% 1,523   1,132 104 9.2%
Wholesale Trade 335 2.4% 363   291 44 15.1%
Retail Trade 1,215 8.9% 1,333   1,238 -23 -1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 404 2.9% 299   301 103 34.2%
Information 105 0.8% 86   98 7 7.1%
Finance and Insurance 148 1.1% 133   156 -8 -5.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 72 0.5% 75   83 -11 -13.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 207 1.5% 200   167 40 24.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.1% 7   11 -3 -27.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 890 6.5% 1,029   675 215 31.9%
Educational Services 107 0.8% 117   99 8 8.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 519 3.8% 492   515 4 0.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 203 1.5% 191   210 -7 -3.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 895 6.5% 1,272   816 79 9.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 206 1.5% 222   212 -6 -2.8%
Public Administration 141 1.0% 188   116 25 21.6%
Information Not Available 2,668 19.5% 2,656   2,422 246 10.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 164,629 182,550 172,457
Male 110,091 66.9% 125,973   113,443 -3,352 -3.0%
Female 54,530 33.1% 56,566   59,009 -4,479 -7.6%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 11   5 3 60.0%
 
Ethnicity 164,629 182,550 172,457
Hispanic or Latino 6,442 3.9% 7,674   6,377 65 1.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 115,392 70.1% 127,748   126,838 -11,446 -9.0%
Information Not Available 42,795 26.0% 47,128   39,242 3,553 9.1%
 
Race 164,629 182,550 172,457
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,909 1.2% 2,166   1,458 451 30.9%
Asian 908 0.6% 1,031   1,256 -348 -27.7%
Black or African American 18,688 11.4% 17,687   21,047 -2,359 -11.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 97 0.1% 118   91 6 6.6%
White 93,909 57.0% 106,486   103,798 -9,889 -9.5%
Information Not Available 49,118 29.8% 55,062   44,807 4,311 9.6%
 
Years of Age 164,629 182,550 172,457
Younger than 22 6,090 2.4% 7,434   5,989 101 1.7%
22-24 10,440 4.1% 12,274   10,351 89 0.9%
25-34 40,554 16.1% 45,206   42,038 -1,484 -3.5%
35-44 43,984 17.5% 47,988   45,969 -1,985 -4.3%
45-54 40,724 16.2% 44,257   44,721 -3,997 -8.9%
55-59 12,520 5.0% 13,671   13,256 -736 -5.6%
60-64 6,613 2.6% 7,275   6,411 202 3.2%
65 and older 3,704 1.5% 4,439   3,720 -16 -0.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 6   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 164,629 182,550 172,457
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,328 0.8% 1,823   1,264 64 5.1%
Mining 744 0.4% 1,159   697 47 6.7%
Utilities 147 0.1% 170   126 21 16.7%
Construction 35,909 21.6% 43,020   33,846 2,063 6.1%
Manufacturing 30,260 18.2% 27,795   41,547 -11,287 -27.2%
Wholesale Trade 5,525 3.3% 5,820   4,840 685 14.2%
Retail Trade 12,484 7.5% 14,042   13,217 -733 -5.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,901 3.0% 5,363   4,752 149 3.1%
Information 1,222 0.7% 1,258   1,428 -206 -14.4%
Finance and Insurance 3,462 2.1% 3,720   3,376 86 2.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,903 1.1% 2,107   2,121 -218 -10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,269 3.8% 6,750   7,327 -1,058 -14.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,737 1.0% 1,403   967 770 79.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 20,667 12.5% 24,885   19,167 1,500 7.8%
Educational Services 1,730 1.0% 1,993   1,770 -40 -2.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,178 4.9% 7,954   7,855 323 4.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,379 2.0% 5,599   3,027 352 11.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,105 4.9% 8,581   7,414 691 9.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,232 1.9% 3,575   3,228 4 0.1%
Public Administration 1,704 1.0% 2,276   2,090 -386 -18.5%
Information Not Available 11,743 7.1% 13,257   12,398 -655 -5.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 68,871 77,368 53,385
Male 53,077 77.1% 60,914   38,626 14,451 37.4%
Female 15,792 22.9% 16,433   14,759 1,033 7.0%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 21   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 68,871 77,368 53,385
Hispanic or Latino 2,198 3.2% 2,506   1,806 392 21.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 61,934 89.9% 69,622   47,633 14,301 30.0%
Information Not Available 4,739 6.9% 5,240   3,946 793 20.1%
 
Race 68,871 77,368 53,385
American Indian or Alaskan Native 762 1.1% 871   616 146 23.7%
Asian 1,005 1.5% 1,046   770 235 30.5%
Black or African American 3,407 4.9% 3,576   3,441 -34 -1.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 271 0.4% 281   227 44 19.4%
White 60,525 87.9% 68,357   45,904 14,621 31.9%
Information Not Available 2,901 4.2% 3,237   2,427 474 19.5%
 
Years of Age 68,871 77,368 53,385
Younger than 22 2,924 2.3% 3,591   2,121 803 37.9%
22-24 5,201 4.1% 6,151   3,850 1,351 35.1%
25-34 17,440 13.8% 19,652   12,936 4,504 34.8%
35-44 16,290 12.9% 18,149   13,457 2,833 21.1%
45-54 16,943 13.4% 18,624   13,243 3,700 27.9%
55-59 5,502 4.4% 6,131   4,277 1,225 28.6%
60-64 3,001 2.4% 3,294   2,295 706 30.8%
65 and older 999 0.8% 1,116   790 209 26.5%
Information Not Available 571 0.5% 660   416 155 37.3%
 
Industry 68,871 77,368 53,385
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,021 1.5% 1,123   786 235 29.9%
Mining 528 0.8% 807   310 218 70.3%
Utilities 223 0.3% 231   191 32 16.8%
Construction 28,116 40.2% 32,312   18,105 10,011 55.3%
Manufacturing 10,122 14.5% 10,954   8,615 1,507 17.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,591 3.7% 2,971   2,556 35 1.4%
Retail Trade 3,931 5.6% 4,375   3,318 613 18.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,134 3.1% 2,346   2,439 -305 -12.5%
Information 719 1.0% 722   798 -79 -9.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,666 2.4% 1,508   1,317 349 26.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 782 1.1% 852   692 90 13.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,161 3.1% 2,247   1,584 577 36.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 762 1.1% 807   693 69 10.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,282 7.6% 6,198   4,138 1,144 27.6%
Educational Services 687 1.0% 754   617 70 11.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,846 4.1% 2,803   2,581 265 10.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 853 1.2% 1,272   668 185 27.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,132 3.1% 2,423   1,927 205 10.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,132 1.6% 1,144   1,046 86 8.2%
Public Administration 842 1.2% 1,186   684 158 23.1%
Information Not Available 341 0.5% 333   320 21 6.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,408 48,392 40,151
Male 23,615 55.7% 27,562   21,510 2,105 9.8%
Female 18,786 44.3% 20,825   18,633 153 0.8%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 5   8 -1 -12.5%
 
Ethnicity 42,408 48,392 40,151
Hispanic or Latino 570 1.3% 705   458 112 24.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,046 35.5% 17,711   12,753 2,293 18.0%
Information Not Available 26,792 63.2% 29,976   26,940 -148 -0.5%
 
Race 42,408 48,392 40,151
American Indian or Alaskan Native 339 0.8% 382   325 14 4.3%
Asian 293 0.7% 302   302 -9 -3.0%
Black or African American 9,826 23.2% 10,568   9,815 11 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 384 0.9% 363   313 71 22.7%
White 29,891 70.5% 34,881   27,747 2,144 7.7%
Information Not Available 1,675 3.9% 1,896   1,649 26 1.6%
 
Years of Age 42,408 48,392 40,151
Younger than 22 1,049 1.5% 1,191   921 128 13.9%
22-24 2,380 3.4% 2,639   2,117 263 12.4%
25-34 9,981 14.2% 11,306   9,068 913 10.1%
35-44 10,999 15.7% 12,256   10,632 367 3.5%
45-54 11,046 15.7% 12,536   10,605 441 4.2%
55-59 3,399 4.8% 3,923   3,318 81 2.4%
60-64 2,116 3.0% 2,506   2,086 30 1.4%
65 and older 1,402 2.0% 2,035   1,403 -1 -0.1%
Information Not Available 36 0.1% 0   1 35 3500.0%
 
Industry 42,408 48,392 40,151
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 238 0.6% 391   248 -10 -4.0%
Mining 215 0.5% 309   135 80 59.3%
Utilities 58 0.1% 77   57 1 1.8%
Construction 6,958 16.3% 8,793   5,644 1,314 23.3%
Manufacturing 7,639 17.9% 7,568   7,066 573 8.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,616 3.8% 1,702   1,743 -127 -7.3%
Retail Trade 4,481 10.5% 4,980   4,562 -81 -1.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,761 4.1% 2,345   1,891 -130 -6.9%
Information 820 1.9% 882   851 -31 -3.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,565 3.7% 1,581   1,368 197 14.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 826 1.9% 1,016   772 54 7.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,242 2.9% 1,183   1,302 -60 -4.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 83 0.2% 92   127 -44 -34.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,882 9.1% 4,173   3,321 561 16.9%
Educational Services 624 1.5% 685   677 -53 -7.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,680 8.6% 3,886   3,864 -184 -4.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 718 1.7% 1,199   690 28 4.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,226 7.6% 4,436   3,127 99 3.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,356 3.2% 1,514   1,378 -22 -1.6%
Public Administration 491 1.2% 562   498 -7 -1.4%
Information Not Available 929 2.2% 1,018   830 99 11.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Apr 2007 Percent Mar 2007     Apr 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,658 19,529 16,129
Male 8,360 50.2% 10,516   6,889 1,471 21.4%
Female 8,294 49.8% 9,007   9,240 -946 -10.2%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 6