Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

August 2007

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
August 2007
Aug 2007 Jul 2007 Monthly Change Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,364,170 2,535,323 -171,153 2,315,544 48,626 2.1
Alaska 7,141 7,927 -786 8,002 -861 -10.8
Alabama 27,175 31,691 -4,516 27,309 -134 -0.5
Arkansas 26,993 30,473 -3,480 28,216 -1,223 -4.3
Arizona 32,066 34,340 -2,274 27,412 4,654 17.0
California 347,826 358,239 -10,413 312,040 35,786 11.5
Colorado 18,750 19,856 -1,106 19,858 -1,108 -5.6
Connecticut 40,177 40,444 -267 40,797 -620 -1.5
District of Columbia 5,730 9,257 -3,527 11,226 -5,496 -49.0
Delaware 9,517 9,495 22 8,122 1,395 17.2
Florida 124,092 72,917 51,175 93,176 30,916 33.2
Georgia 55,991 59,509 -3,518 51,838 4,153 8.0
Hawaii 7,349 7,118 231 5,859 1,490 25.4
Iowa 16,765 17,752 -987 20,629 -3,864 -18.7
Idaho 8,556 8,479 77 7,873 683 8.7
Illinois 117,536 127,635 -10,099 118,103 -567 -0.5
Indiana 45,760 52,758 -6,998 47,919 -2,159 -4.5
Kansas 15,776 17,046 -1,270 16,872 -1,096 -6.5
Kentucky 27,337 35,297 -7,960 27,524 -187 -0.7
Louisiana 20,557 22,589 -2,032 19,312 1,245 6.4
Massachusetts 79,634 81,746 -2,112 77,442 2,192 2.8
Maryland 35,519 36,072 -553 34,411 1,108 3.2
Maine 6,409 7,213 -804 6,952 -543 -7.8
Michigan 106,711 170,648 -63,937 127,072 -20,361 -16.0
Minnesota 35,602 41,717 -6,115 32,729 2,873 8.8
Missouri 45,007 52,293 -7,286 48,664 -3,657 -7.5
Mississippi 19,973 24,249 -4,276 19,595 378 1.9
Montana 2,952 3,363 -411 2,853 99 3.5
North Carolina 70,884 75,994 -5,110 67,948 2,936 4.3
North Dakota 1,759 2,307 -548 2,287 -528 -23.1
Nebraska 7,469 8,599 -1,130 9,038 -1,569 -17.4
New Hampshire 6,203 6,584 -381 5,942 261 4.4
New Jersey 115,959 119,023 -3,064 112,636 3,323 3.0
New Mexico 9,748 11,159 -1,411 10,676 -928 -8.7
Nevada 24,530 24,413 117 18,578 5,952 32.0
New York 172,671 172,621 50 172,577 94 0.1
Ohio 79,023 94,913 -15,890 79,822 -799 -1.0
Oklahoma 13,920 15,411 -1,491 14,550 -630 -4.3
Oregon 37,195 38,296 -1,101 36,000 1,195 3.3
Pennsylvania 153,129 168,275 -15,146 157,887 -4,758 -3.0
Puerto Rico 37,795 39,877 -2,082 36,383 1,412 3.9
Rhode Island 13,781 14,679 -898 12,313 1,468 11.9
South Carolina 38,792 43,841 -5,049 39,253 -461 -1.2
South Dakota 1,330 1,658 -328 1,606 -276 -17.2
Tennessee 40,385 50,396 -10,011 37,838 2,547 6.7
Texas 95,477 100,819 -5,342 97,506 -2,029 -2.1
Utah 7,334 7,524 -190 6,610 724 11.0
Virginia 35,220 35,157 63 34,284 936 2.7
Virgin Islands 371 388 -17 272 99 36.4
Vermont 3,935 4,327 -392 4,486 -551 -12.3
Washington 37,639 39,277 -1,638 42,093 -4,454 -10.6
Wisconsin 59,964 64,785 -4,821 59,985 -21 0.0
West Virginia 11,123 13,189 -2,066 11,726 -603 -5.1
Wyoming 1,633 1,688 -55 1,443 190 13.2
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,364,170   2,535,323   2,315,544 48,626 2.1
Male 1,183,425 50.1% 1,288,042   1,133,611 49,814 4.4%
Female 1,178,986 49.9% 1,245,236   1,179,252 -266 0.0%
Information Not Available 1,759 0.1% 2,045   2,681 -922 -34.4%
 
Ethnicity 2,364,170   2,535,323   2,315,544    
Hispanic or Latino 360,362 15.2% 360,493   333,597 26,765 8.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,742,440 87.0% 1,875,493   1,728,065 14,375 0.8%
Information Not Available 261,368 10.0% 299,337   290,264 -28,896 -10.0%
 
Race 2,364,170   2,535,323   2,315,544
American Indian or Alaskan Native 24,343 1.0% 25,880   24,043 300 1.2%
Asian 56,022 2.4% 62,067   57,915 -1,893 -3.3%
Black or African American 475,007 20.1% 495,285   465,590 9,417 2.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7,151 0.3% 7,939   7,177 -26 -0.4%
White 1,310,758 55.4% 1,415,872   1,300,320 10,438 0.8%
Information Not Available 490,889 20.8% 528,281   446,594 44,295 9.9%
 
Years of Age 2,364,170   2,535,323   2,315,544
Younger than 22 93,680 4.0% 99,727   88,336 5,344 6.0%
22-24 130,192 5.5% 141,836   128,405 1,787 1.4%
25-34 540,152 22.8% 574,175   517,773 22,379 4.3%
35-44 597,136 25.3% 643,732   601,335 -4,199 -0.7%
45-54 577,839 24.4% 626,910   569,046 8,793 1.5%
55-59 201,999 8.5% 214,428   199,086 2,913 1.5%
60-64 124,187 5.3% 131,014   115,854 8,333 7.2%
65 and older 82,961 3.5% 84,630   80,861 2,100 2.6%
Information Not Available 16,024 0.7% 18,871   14,848 1,176 7.9%
 
Industry 2,364,170   2,535,323   2,315,544
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 43,246 1.8% 46,815   47,929 -4,683 -9.8%
Mining 7,531 0.3% 8,050   5,606 1,925 34.3%
Utilities 4,618 0.2% 5,304   5,236 -618 -11.8%
Construction 226,532 9.6% 241,889   195,368 31,164 16.0%
Manufacturing 315,143 13.3% 402,275   324,127 -8,984 -2.8%
Wholesale Trade 92,986 3.9% 94,084   87,454 5,532 6.3%
Retail Trade 201,937 8.5% 203,051   201,572 365 0.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 130,325 5.5% 134,003   123,780 6,545 5.3%
Information 66,127 2.8% 71,829   62,830 3,297 5.2%
Finance and Insurance 94,460 4.0% 85,752   78,225 16,235 20.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 39,174 1.7% 41,501   33,064 6,110 18.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 111,305 4.7% 120,664   109,163 2,142 2.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,287 0.4% 9,387   8,712 575 6.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 247,625 10.5% 250,594   232,836 14,789 6.4%
Educational Services 85,931 3.6% 83,678   88,528 -2,597 -2.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 192,209 8.1% 203,546   193,654 -1,445 -0.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 34,116 1.4% 33,680   33,713 403 1.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 142,385 6.0% 151,028   140,190 2,195 1.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 71,983 3.0% 76,260   74,186 -2,203 -3.0%
Public Administration 48,049 2.0% 49,420   51,012 -2,963 -5.8%
Information Not Available 199,201 8.4% 222,513   218,359 -19,158 -8.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,141 7,927 8,002 -861 -10.8
Male 3,359 47.0% 3,652   3,665 -306 -8.3%
Female 3,782 53.0% 4,275   4,337 -555 -12.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,141   7,927   8,002    
Hispanic or Latino 255 3.6% 264   252 3 1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,825 95.6% 7,573   7,669 -844 -11.0%
Information Not Available 61 0.9% 90   81 -20 -24.7%
 
Race 7,141 7,927 8,002
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,627 36.8% 2,933   2,699 -72 -2.7%
Asian 264 3.7% 377   261 3 1.1%
Black or African American 324 4.5% 324   417 -93 -22.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 75 1.1% 79   46 29 63.0%
White 3,637 50.9% 3,952   4,329 -692 -16.0%
Information Not Available 214 3.0% 262   250 -36 -14.4%
 
Years of Age 7,141 7,927 8,002
Younger than 22 261 2.5% 294   345 -84 -24.3%
22-24 572 5.5% 568   679 -107 -15.8%
25-34 1,747 16.8% 2,031   2,026 -279 -13.8%
35-44 1,684 16.2% 1,832   1,892 -208 -11.0%
45-54 1,760 16.9% 1,918   2,011 -251 -12.5%
55-59 592 5.7% 642   560 32 5.7%
60-64 351 3.4% 377   284 67 23.6%
65 and older 174 1.7% 265   205 -31 -15.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,141 7,927 8,002
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6 0.1% 23   39 -33 -84.6%
Mining 203 2.8% 196   138 65 47.1%
Utilities 33 0.5% 25   28 5 17.9%
Construction 802 11.2% 938   874 -72 -8.2%
Manufacturing 218 3.1% 375   238 -20 -8.4%
Wholesale Trade 110 1.5% 103   144 -34 -23.6%
Retail Trade 740 10.4% 764   876 -136 -15.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 559 7.8% 629   558 1 0.2%
Information 81 1.1% 94   101 -20 -19.8%
Finance and Insurance 165 2.3% 169   197 -32 -16.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 184 2.6% 191   176 8 4.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 190 2.7% 214   219 -29 -13.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4 0.1% 20   30 -26 -86.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 412 5.8% 395   419 -7 -1.7%
Educational Services 435 6.1% 518   528 -93 -17.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 890 12.5% 1,020   928 -38 -4.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 91 1.3% 104   95 -4 -4.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 638 8.9% 587   657 -19 -2.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 374 5.2% 465   494 -120 -24.3%
Public Administration 786 11.0% 892   982 -196 -20.0%
Information Not Available 220 3.1% 205   281 -61 -21.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,175 31,691 27,309
Male 12,729 46.8% 14,851   12,209 520 4.3%
Female 14,389 52.9% 16,769   15,007 -618 -4.1%
Information Not Available 57 0.2% 71   93 -36 -38.7%
 
Ethnicity 27,175 31,691 27,309
Hispanic or Latino 642 2.4% 880   738 -96 -13.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,420 78.8% 24,749   19,991 1,429 7.1%
Information Not Available 5,113 18.8% 6,062   6,580 -1,467 -22.3%
 
Race 27,175 31,691 27,309
American Indian or Alaskan Native 922 3.4% 1,053   936 -14 -1.5%
Asian 358 1.3% 455   434 -76 -17.5%
Black or African American 12,327 45.4% 14,010   10,899 1,428 13.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 44 0.2% 57   70 -26 -37.1%
White 11,712 43.1% 13,693   10,933 779 7.1%
Information Not Available 1,812 6.7% 2,423   4,037 -2,225 -55.1%
 
Years of Age 27,175 31,691 27,309
Younger than 22 1,058 2.8% 1,382   1,136 -78 -6.9%
22-24 1,946 5.2% 2,145   1,914 32 1.7%
25-34 6,897 18.3% 7,960   6,938 -41 -0.6%
35-44 6,694 17.8% 7,876   6,814 -120 -1.8%
45-54 6,378 16.9% 7,330   6,294 84 1.3%
55-59 2,097 5.6% 2,500   2,119 -22 -1.0%
60-64 1,210 3.2% 1,418   1,201 9 0.7%
65 and older 874 2.3% 1,050   854 20 2.3%
Information Not Available 21 0.1% 30   39 -18 -46.2%
 
Industry 27,175 31,691 27,309
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 309 1.1% 343   311 -2 -0.6%
Mining 113 0.4% 151   70 43 61.4%
Utilities 62 0.2% 57   46 16 34.8%
Construction 2,365 8.6% 2,802   2,346 19 0.8%
Manufacturing 6,242 22.7% 7,596   5,893 349 5.9%
Wholesale Trade 850 3.1% 921   871 -21 -2.4%
Retail Trade 2,634 9.6% 2,843   3,092 -458 -14.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 689 2.5% 894   675 14 2.1%
Information 389 1.4% 377   430 -41 -9.5%
Finance and Insurance 731 2.7% 684   733 -2 -0.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 349 1.3% 344   432 -83 -19.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,551 5.6% 1,724   1,239 312 25.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 89 0.3% 105   34 55 161.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,857 10.4% 3,432   2,660 197 7.4%
Educational Services 562 2.0% 553   553 9 1.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,422 8.8% 3,043   2,622 -200 -7.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 208 0.8% 240   189 19 10.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,840 6.7% 2,147   1,969 -129 -6.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 979 3.6% 1,283   1,083 -104 -9.6%
Public Administration 343 1.2% 378   309 34 11.0%
Information Not Available 1,591 5.8% 1,774   1,752 -161 -9.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,993 30,473 28,216
Male 13,037 48.3% 14,671   13,186 -149 -1.1%
Female 13,955 51.7% 15,801   15,029 -1,074 -7.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,993 30,473 28,216
Hispanic or Latino 559 2.1% 695   627 -68 -10.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,432 97.9% 29,777   27,587 -1,155 -4.2%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
 
Race 26,993 30,473 28,216
American Indian or Alaskan Native 363 1.3% 401   223 140 62.8%
Asian 240 0.9% 209   234 6 2.6%
Black or African American 8,200 30.4% 9,551   9,401 -1,201 -12.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 151 0.6% 203   393 -242 -61.6%
White 17,476 64.7% 19,412   17,335 141 0.8%
Information Not Available 563 2.1% 697   630 -67 -10.6%
 
Years of Age 26,993 30,473 28,216
Younger than 22 968 2.2% 881   1,068 -100 -9.4%
22-24 2,110 4.9% 2,153   2,065 45 2.2%
25-34 7,534 17.4% 8,703   7,775 -241 -3.1%
35-44 6,616 15.3% 7,589   7,552 -936 -12.4%
45-54 5,939 13.7% 6,838   6,197 -258 -4.2%
55-59 1,925 4.4% 2,175   1,971 -46 -2.3%
60-64 1,136 2.6% 1,356   968 168 17.4%
65 and older 761 1.8% 774   616 145 23.5%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   4 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,993 30,473 28,216
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 302 1.1% 367   240 62 25.8%
Mining 100 0.4% 79   93 7 7.5%
Utilities 55 0.2% 79   64 -9 -14.1%
Construction 2,440 8.9% 2,933   2,183 257 11.8%
Manufacturing 6,028 22.1% 7,228   6,572 -544 -8.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,237 4.5% 1,220   1,467 -230 -15.7%
Retail Trade 3,330 12.2% 3,311   3,116 214 6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 918 3.4% 977   815 103 12.6%
Information 212 0.8% 169   252 -40 -15.9%
Finance and Insurance 352 1.3% 344   375 -23 -6.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 319 1.2% 243   393 -74 -18.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 548 2.0% 678   598 -50 -8.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 50 0.2% 56   23 27 117.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,798 10.3% 2,967   2,987 -189 -6.3%
Educational Services 1,209 4.4% 1,508   1,414 -205 -14.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,117 11.4% 4,040   3,802 -685 -18.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 307 1.1% 265   223 84 37.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,244 8.2% 2,413   2,153 91 4.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 671 2.5% 813   727 -56 -7.7%
Public Administration 744 2.7% 768   686 58 8.5%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 15   33 -21 -63.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,066 34,340 27,412
Male 17,879 55.8% 18,458   14,510 3,369 23.2%
Female 14,187 44.2% 15,882   12,902 1,285 10.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,066 34,340 27,412
Hispanic or Latino 14,602 45.5% 16,399   12,814 1,788 14.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,464 54.5% 17,940   13,508 3,956 29.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1,089 -1,089 -100.0%
 
Race 32,066 34,340 27,412
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,975 6.2% 2,250   2,053 -78 -3.8%
Asian 10 0.0% 10   295 -285 -96.6%
Black or African American 1,764 5.5% 1,752   1,338 426 31.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 11,888 37.1% 12,052   9,822 2,066 21.0%
Information Not Available 16,429 51.2% 18,276   0 16,429 0.0%
 
Years of Age 32,066 34,340 27,412
Younger than 22 950 2.3% 980   737 213 28.9%
22-24 1,510 3.6% 1,524   1,202 308 25.6%
25-34 6,266 14.9% 6,616   5,116 1,150 22.5%
35-44 8,359 19.9% 9,184   7,524 835 11.1%
45-54 8,842 21.0% 9,522   7,553 1,289 17.1%
55-59 3,033 7.2% 3,226   2,671 362 13.6%
60-64 1,949 4.6% 2,038   1,590 359 22.6%
65 and older 1,157 2.8% 1,250   1,019 138 13.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 32,066 34,340 27,412
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 5,963 15.7% 6,949   5,855 108 1.8%
Mining 71 0.2% 51   58 13 22.4%
Utilities 48 0.1% 55   49 -1 -2.0%
Construction 3,427 9.0% 3,512   2,305 1,122 48.7%
Manufacturing 2,197 5.8% 1,956   1,489 708 47.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,635 4.3% 1,584   1,310 325 24.8%
Retail Trade 2,300 6.0% 2,186   1,791 509 28.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 598 1.6% 696   612 -14 -2.3%
Information 403 1.1% 442   469 -66 -14.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,333 3.5% 1,124   967 366 37.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 624 1.6% 567   534 90 16.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,301 3.4% 1,304   1,100 201 18.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 72 0.2% 74   71 1 1.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,150 8.3% 2,998   2,235 915 40.9%
Educational Services 814 2.1% 1,171   920 -106 -11.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,711 4.5% 2,407   1,781 -70 -3.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 393 1.0% 404   356 37 10.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,187 3.1% 1,685   1,250 -63 -5.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 592 1.6% 565   520 72 13.8%
Public Administration 877 2.3% 931   959 -82 -8.6%
Information Not Available 3,370 8.9% 3,679   2,781 589 21.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 347,826 358,239 312,040
Male 179,447 51.6% 192,309   156,687 22,760 14.5%
Female 168,288 48.4% 165,750   155,353 12,935 8.3%
Information Not Available 91 0.0% 180   0 91 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 347,826 358,239 312,040
Hispanic or Latino 116,577 33.5% 119,743   104,280 12,297 11.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 193,962 55.8% 198,342   176,618 17,344 9.8%
Information Not Available 37,287 10.7% 40,154   31,142 6,145 19.7%
 
Race 347,826 358,239 312,040
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,994 0.9% 2,161   2,313 681 29.4%
Asian 25,946 7.5% 29,171   25,892 54 0.2%
Black or African American 35,835 10.3% 30,701   31,231 4,604 14.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 129,187 37.1% 136,309   117,182 12,005 10.2%
Information Not Available 153,864 44.2% 159,897   135,422 18,442 13.6%
 
Years of Age 347,826 358,239 312,040
Younger than 22 11,431 2.5% 11,794   9,876 1,555 15.7%
22-24 19,414 4.2% 21,968   17,528 1,886 10.8%
25-34 84,462 18.4% 80,759   66,554 17,908 26.9%
35-44 85,822 18.7% 89,402   81,859 3,963 4.8%
45-54 83,464 18.2% 90,483   78,922 4,542 5.8%
55-59 31,117 6.8% 31,241   27,761 3,356 12.1%
60-64 18,235 4.0% 19,807   17,439 796 4.6%
65 and older 13,790 3.0% 12,695   12,012 1,778 14.8%
Information Not Available 91 0.0% 90   89 2 2.2%
 
Industry 347,826 358,239 312,040
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 23,678 6.4% 26,740   27,672 -3,994 -14.4%
Mining 907 0.2% 720   534 373 69.9%
Utilities 726 0.2% 1,080   979 -253 -25.8%
Construction 40,099 10.8% 44,926   27,761 12,338 44.4%
Manufacturing 44,091 11.9% 46,457   39,505 4,586 11.6%
Wholesale Trade 3,266 0.9% 2,341   3,025 241 8.0%
Retail Trade 30,936 8.3% 31,871   28,828 2,108 7.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 10,342 2.8% 8,823   9,431 911 9.7%
Information 27,670 7.4% 33,852   23,579 4,091 17.4%
Finance and Insurance 13,517 3.6% 10,984   10,143 3,374 33.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 8,165 2.2% 8,193   4,182 3,983 95.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,443 1.5% 5,402   3,648 1,795 49.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 50,442 13.6% 49,428   47,247 3,195 6.8%
Educational Services 24,495 6.6% 21,338   24,913 -418 -1.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 22,045 5.9% 20,978   19,575 2,470 12.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,534 1.5% 5,942   5,517 17 0.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 11,340 3.1% 14,765   13,346 -2,006 -15.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9,526 2.6% 8,193   8,542 984 11.5%
Public Administration 2,812 0.8% 2,251   3,292 -480 -14.6%
Information Not Available 12,792 3.4% 13,955   10,321 2,471 23.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,750 19,856 19,858
Male 8,998 48.0% 9,526   9,623 -625 -6.5%
Female 9,752 52.0% 10,330   10,235 -483 -4.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,750 19,856 19,858
Hispanic or Latino 3,438 18.3% 3,701   3,700 -262 -7.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,431 66.3% 12,979   12,711 -280 -2.2%
Information Not Available 2,881 15.4% 3,176   3,447 -566 -16.4%
 
Race 18,750 19,856 19,858
American Indian or Alaskan Native 320 1.7% 307   319 1 0.3%
Asian 481 2.6% 500   412 69 16.7%
Black or African American 1,395 7.4% 1,461   1,587 -192 -12.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 75 0.4% 73   60 15 25.0%
White 12,840 68.5% 13,514   13,615 -775 -5.7%
Information Not Available 3,639 19.4% 4,001   3,865 -226 -5.8%
 
Years of Age 18,750 19,856 19,858
Younger than 22 262 0.9% 268   301 -39 -13.0%
22-24 583 1.9% 668   688 -105 -15.3%
25-34 3,573 11.8% 3,865   3,968 -395 -10.0%
35-44 4,790 15.8% 5,054   5,277 -487 -9.2%
45-54 5,626 18.5% 5,892   5,919 -293 -5.0%
55-59 2,138 7.0% 2,232   2,105 33 1.6%
60-64 1,217 4.0% 1,273   1,064 153 14.4%
65 and older 556 1.8% 597   525 31 5.9%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 7   11 -6 -54.5%
 
Industry 18,750 19,856 19,858
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 108 0.6% 75   110 -2 -1.8%
Mining 110 0.6% 118   115 -5 -4.3%
Utilities 23 0.1% 23   28 -5 -17.9%
Construction 2,299 12.2% 2,480   2,218 81 3.7%
Manufacturing 1,790 9.5% 1,908   1,965 -175 -8.9%
Wholesale Trade 923 4.9% 938   876 47 5.4%
Retail Trade 1,741 9.2% 1,832   2,064 -323 -15.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 445 2.4% 518   611 -166 -27.2%
Information 712 3.8% 743   772 -60 -7.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,262 6.7% 1,210   1,248 14 1.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 486 2.6% 515   525 -39 -7.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,544 8.2% 1,636   1,658 -114 -6.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 200 1.1% 159   154 46 29.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,237 11.9% 2,254   2,136 101 4.7%
Educational Services 652 3.5% 694   691 -39 -5.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,642 8.7% 1,870   1,810 -168 -9.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 291 1.5% 343   351 -60 -17.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 914 4.8% 1,093   1,087 -173 -15.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 509 2.7% 554   549 -40 -7.3%
Public Administration 413 2.2% 467   418 -5 -1.2%
Information Not Available 449 2.4% 426   472 -23 -4.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,177 40,444 40,797
Male 18,660 46.4% 19,195   19,033 -373 -2.0%
Female 21,517 53.6% 21,249   21,764 -247 -1.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 40,177 40,444 40,797
Hispanic or Latino 5,120 12.7% 5,041   4,906 214 4.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,057 87.3% 35,403   35,891 -834 -2.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 40,177 40,444 40,797
American Indian or Alaskan Native 134 0.3% 145   120 14 11.7%
Asian 552 1.4% 563   537 15 2.8%
Black or African American 5,765 14.3% 5,739   5,820 -55 -0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 20,822 51.8% 21,392   21,615 -793 -3.7%
Information Not Available 12,904 32.1% 12,605   12,705 199 1.6%
 
Years of Age 40,177 40,444 40,797
Younger than 22 1,255 2.2% 1,166   1,151 104 9.0%
22-24 2,266 3.9% 2,188   2,131 135 6.3%
25-34 8,298 14.3% 8,366   8,069 229 2.8%
35-44 9,893 17.0% 9,938   10,715 -822 -7.7%
45-54 9,852 16.9% 10,064   10,179 -327 -3.2%
55-59 3,459 5.9% 3,549   3,700 -241 -6.5%
60-64 2,771 4.8% 2,842   2,687 84 3.1%
65 and older 2,383 4.1% 2,331   2,165 218 10.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 40,177 40,444 40,797
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 185 0.5% 178   313 -128 -40.9%
Mining 9 0.0% 17   9 0 0.0%
Utilities 57 0.1% 46   72 -15 -20.8%
Construction 2,425 6.0% 2,847   2,883 -458 -15.9%
Manufacturing 4,482 11.1% 5,020   4,650 -168 -3.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,678 4.2% 1,685   1,544 134 8.7%
Retail Trade 4,375 10.8% 4,377   5,051 -676 -13.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,418 13.4% 4,792   5,118 300 5.9%
Information 719 1.8% 677   718 1 0.1%
Finance and Insurance 2,066 5.1% 2,177   2,021 45 2.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 557 1.4% 549   535 22 4.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,988 4.9% 2,033   1,909 79 4.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 163 0.4% 134   240 -77 -32.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,757 9.3% 3,801   3,690 67 1.8%
Educational Services 1,374 3.4% 1,353   1,306 68 5.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,750 9.3% 3,661   3,769 -19 -0.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 775 1.9% 798   848 -73 -8.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,869 9.6% 3,821   3,820 49 1.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,070 2.7% 1,080   1,054 16 1.5%
Public Administration 837 2.1% 776   604 233 38.6%
Information Not Available 623 1.5% 622   643 -20 -3.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,730 9,257 11,226
Male 2,757 48.1% 4,494   4,960 -2,203 -44.4%
Female 2,973 51.9% 4,763   6,266 -3,293 -52.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,730 9,257 11,226
Hispanic or Latino 487 8.5% 792   836 -349 -41.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,999 87.2% 7,891   8,453 -3,454 -40.9%
Information Not Available 244 4.3% 574   1,937 -1,693 -87.4%
 
Race 5,730 9,257 11,226
American Indian or Alaskan Native 27 0.5% 72   73 -46 -63.0%
Asian 143 2.5% 216   365 -222 -60.8%
Black or African American 4,591 80.1% 7,368   8,494 -3,903 -46.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 49 0.9% 110   130 -81 -62.3%
White 858 15.0% 1,391   1,895 -1,037 -54.7%
Information Not Available 62 1.1% 100   269 -207 -77.0%
 
Years of Age 5,730 9,257 11,226
Younger than 22 128 2.0% 218   213 -85 -39.9%
22-24 317 5.0% 468   558 -241 -43.2%
25-34 1,443 22.7% 2,291   2,711 -1,268 -46.8%
35-44 1,506 23.7% 2,441   3,018 -1,512 -50.1%
45-54 1,531 24.1% 2,516   2,921 -1,390 -47.6%
55-59 443 7.0% 724   1,048 -605 -57.7%
60-64 235 3.7% 409   485 -250 -51.5%
65 and older 127 2.0% 190   268 -141 -52.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
 
Industry 5,730 9,257 11,226
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 3 0.1% 2   0 3 0.0%
Construction 38 0.7% 55   50 -12 -24.0%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 3   8 -6 -75.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 9   6 -6 -100.0%
Retail Trade 4 0.1% 23   50 -46 -92.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 2   2 -2 -100.0%
Information 2 0.0% 12   55 -53 -96.4%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 1   4 -4 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 11 0.2% 10   21 -10 -47.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 21 0.4% 29   134 -113 -84.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9 0.2% 12   36 -27 -75.0%
Educational Services 20 0.3% 35   70 -50 -71.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 14 0.2% 44   65 -51 -78.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3 0.1% 2   3 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4 0.1% 10   9 -5 -55.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 14 0.2% 34   68 -54 -79.4%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 5,585 97.5% 8,974   10,643 -5,058 -47.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,517 9,495 8,122
Male 4,073 42.8% 4,206   3,376 697 20.6%
Female 5,444 57.2% 5,289   4,746 698 14.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,517 9,495 8,122
Hispanic or Latino 365 3.8% 329   324 41 12.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,152 96.2% 9,166   7,798 1,354 17.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 9,517 9,495 8,122
American Indian or Alaskan Native 17 0.2% 17   17 0 0.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 3,663 38.5% 3,821   3,378 285 8.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 67 0.7% 72   61 6 9.8%
White 5,036 52.9% 4,938   4,079 957 23.5%
Information Not Available 734 7.7% 648   587 147 25.0%
 
Years of Age 9,517 9,495 8,122
Younger than 22 2,107 14.6% 2,026   1,591 516 32.4%
22-24 636 4.4% 624   580 56 9.7%
25-34 2,195 15.2% 2,193   1,923 272 14.1%
35-44 2,455 17.0% 2,479   2,063 392 19.0%
45-54 1,571 10.9% 1,575   1,351 220 16.3%
55-59 334 2.3% 346   326 8 2.5%
60-64 129 0.9% 160   169 -40 -23.7%
65 and older 76 0.5% 79   104 -28 -26.9%
Information Not Available 14 0.1% 13   15 -1 -6.7%
 
Industry 9,517 9,495 8,122
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 19 0.2% 19   28 -9 -32.1%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 7   6 1 16.7%
Construction 870 9.1% 844   608 262 43.1%
Manufacturing 622 6.5% 574   468 154 32.9%
Wholesale Trade 346 3.6% 305   305 41 13.4%
Retail Trade 1,561 16.4% 1,518   1,341 220 16.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 379 4.0% 355   237 142 59.9%
Information 145 1.5% 143   125 20 16.0%
Finance and Insurance 953 10.0% 908   661 292 44.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 238 2.5% 222   155 83 53.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 467 4.9% 474   436 31 7.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33 0.3% 31   38 -5 -13.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,401 14.7% 1,556   1,540 -139 -9.0%
Educational Services 312 3.3% 360   341 -29 -8.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 856 9.0% 844   697 159 22.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 122 1.3% 129   172 -50 -29.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 751 7.9% 748   597 154 25.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 288 3.0% 296   271 17 6.3%
Public Administration 91 1.0% 93   68 23 33.8%
Information Not Available 56 0.6% 69   24 32 133.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 124,092 72,917 93,176
Male 64,955 52.3% 37,963   45,173 19,782 43.8%
Female 59,060 47.6% 34,932   47,929 11,131 23.2%
Information Not Available 77 0.1% 22   74 3 4.1%
 
Ethnicity 124,092 72,917 93,176
Hispanic or Latino 41,530 33.5% 23,937   32,065 9,465 29.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 72,916 58.8% 43,715   53,739 19,177 35.7%
Information Not Available 9,646 7.8% 5,265   7,372 2,274 30.8%
 
Race 124,092 72,917 93,176
American Indian or Alaskan Native 498 0.4% 310   335 163 48.7%
Asian 804 0.6% 686   1,154 -350 -30.3%
Black or African American 25,798 20.8% 14,800   18,509 7,289 39.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,684 1.4% 1,283   2,011 -327 -16.3%
White 69,548 56.0% 41,348   50,759 18,789 37.0%
Information Not Available 25,760 20.8% 14,490   20,408 5,352 26.2%
 
Years of Age 124,092 72,917 93,176
Younger than 22 2,565 1.4% 1,726   1,788 777 43.5%
22-24 6,048 3.3% 3,097   4,618 1,430 31.0%
25-34 24,727 13.4% 14,048   17,317 7,410 42.8%
35-44 31,080 16.8% 18,119   23,611 7,469 31.6%
45-54 31,769 17.2% 18,804   23,201 8,568 36.9%
55-59 12,899 7.0% 7,743   10,092 2,807 27.8%
60-64 9,148 5.0% 5,509   6,480 2,668 41.2%
65 and older 5,856 3.2% 3,871   6,069 -213 -3.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 124,092 72,917 93,176
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,899 3.8% 3,097   4,618 281 6.1%
Mining 38 0.0% 0   0 38 0.0%
Utilities 153 0.1% 199   261 -108 -41.4%
Construction 14,162 11.0% 8,296   6,480 7,682 118.5%
Manufacturing 8,229 6.4% 4,978   5,437 2,792 51.4%
Wholesale Trade 5,435 4.2% 2,787   3,501 1,934 55.2%
Retail Trade 11,981 9.3% 7,101   9,496 2,485 26.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,675 2.8% 1,947   2,346 1,329 56.6%
Information 2,832 2.2% 1,372   2,048 784 38.3%
Finance and Insurance 6,277 4.9% 3,761   3,240 3,037 93.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,603 2.0% 1,460   2,160 443 20.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,545 5.1% 4,933   5,139 1,406 27.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 536 0.4% 265   708 -172 -24.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 24,382 18.9% 12,765   14,524 9,858 67.9%
Educational Services 2,182 1.7% 1,659   1,937 245 12.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,005 5.4% 4,425   6,890 115 1.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,062 2.4% 1,593   2,979 83 2.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,808 6.1% 4,425   6,331 1,477 23.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,641 2.0% 2,146   1,862 779 41.8%
Public Administration 1,646 1.3% 774   1,080 566 52.4%
Information Not Available 8,001 6.2% 4,934   12,139 -4,138 -34.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 55,991 59,509 51,838
Male 26,223 46.8% 26,544   22,893 3,330 14.5%
Female 29,049 51.9% 32,193   27,186 1,863 6.9%
Information Not Available 719 1.3% 772   1,759 -1,040 -59.1%
 
Ethnicity 55,991 59,509 51,838
Hispanic or Latino 137 0.2% 162   129 8 6.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 55,135 98.5% 58,575   49,950 5,185 10.4%
Information Not Available 719 1.3% 772   1,759 -1,040 -59.1%
 
Race 55,991 59,509 51,838
American Indian or Alaskan Native 229 0.4% 256   152 77 50.7%
Asian 678 1.2% 678   752 -74 -9.8%
Black or African American 31,070 55.5% 33,260   27,887 3,183 11.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 23,295 41.6% 24,536   21,288 2,007 9.4%
Information Not Available 719 1.3% 779   1,759 -1,040 -59.1%
 
Years of Age 55,991 59,509 51,838
Younger than 22 1,588 2.1% 1,633   1,506 82 5.4%
22-24 2,889 3.8% 3,031   2,710 179 6.6%
25-34 13,415 17.5% 14,249   12,266 1,149 9.4%
35-44 14,638 19.1% 15,586   14,003 635 4.5%
45-54 13,442 17.5% 14,141   12,258 1,184 9.7%
55-59 4,507 5.9% 4,759   4,042 465 11.5%
60-64 2,559 3.3% 2,684   2,232 327 14.7%
65 and older 1,437 1.9% 1,595   1,339 98 7.3%
Information Not Available 1,516 2.0% 1,831   1,482 34 2.3%
 
Industry 55,991 59,509 51,838
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 768 1.4% 914   848 -80 -9.4%
Mining 52 0.1% 64   30 22 73.3%
Utilities 132 0.2% 133   115 17 14.8%
Construction 3,487 6.1% 3,550   2,669 818 30.6%
Manufacturing 6,486 11.4% 7,996   6,267 219 3.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,914 5.1% 2,797   2,792 122 4.4%
Retail Trade 4,168 7.3% 4,251   3,747 421 11.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,354 2.4% 1,422   1,619 -265 -16.4%
Information 1,055 1.9% 1,027   1,160 -105 -9.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,966 3.5% 1,830   1,562 404 25.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,043 1.8% 1,000   981 62 6.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 9,134 16.1% 9,329   8,447 687 8.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 138 0.2% 134   86 52 60.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 216 0.4% 199   228 -12 -5.3%
Educational Services 1,410 2.5% 1,508   1,474 -64 -4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,538 6.2% 4,740   3,537 1 0.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,108 5.5% 3,500   3,164 -56 -1.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 590 1.0% 580   565 25 4.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 912 1.6% 1,046   906 6 0.7%
Public Administration 785 1.4% 879   761 24 3.2%
Information Not Available 12,735 22.4% 12,610   10,880 1,855 17.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,349 7,118 5,859
Male 4,484 61.0% 4,181   3,562 922 25.9%
Female 2,865 39.0% 2,937   2,297 568 24.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,349 7,118 5,859
Hispanic or Latino 388 5.3% 407   310 78 25.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,546 75.5% 5,405   4,412 1,134 25.7%
Information Not Available 1,415 19.3% 1,306   1,137 278 24.5%
 
Race 7,349 7,118 5,859
American Indian or Alaskan Native 67 0.9% 74   60 7 11.7%
Asian 2,395 32.6% 2,355   1,927 468 24.3%
Black or African American 160 2.2% 162   131 29 22.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,789 24.3% 1,747   1,467 322 21.9%
White 1,978 26.9% 1,863   1,503 475 31.6%
Information Not Available 960 13.1% 917   771 189 24.5%
 
Years of Age 7,349 7,118 5,859
Younger than 22 134 1.5% 128   108 26 24.1%
22-24 328 3.7% 279   232 96 41.4%
25-34 1,597 18.0% 1,494   1,311 286 21.8%
35-44 1,863 21.0% 1,750   1,480 383 25.9%
45-54 1,919 21.7% 1,862   1,596 323 20.2%
55-59 758 8.6% 776   592 166 28.0%
60-64 472 5.3% 516   331 141 42.6%
65 and older 278 3.1% 313   209 69 33.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,349 7,118 5,859
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 278 3.6% 317   183 95 51.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 3 0.0% 2   5 -2 -40.0%
Construction 1,808 23.7% 1,611   1,414 394 27.9%
Manufacturing 213 2.8% 178   171 42 24.6%
Wholesale Trade 138 1.8% 128   107 31 29.0%
Retail Trade 415 5.4% 420   397 18 4.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 243 3.2% 342   229 14 6.1%
Information 192 2.5% 204   181 11 6.1%
Finance and Insurance 152 2.0% 115   87 65 74.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 112 1.5% 118   124 -12 -9.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 286 3.7% 264   236 50 21.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18 0.2% 16   13 5 38.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 706 9.3% 654   528 178 33.7%
Educational Services 62 0.8% 56   50 12 24.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 322 4.2% 423   377 -55 -14.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 72 0.9% 80   89 -17 -19.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,027 13.5% 971   500 527 105.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 168 2.2% 155   169 -1 -0.6%
Public Administration 166 2.2% 151   155 11 7.1%
Information Not Available 968 12.7% 913   844 124 14.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,765 17,752 20,629
Male 8,432 50.3% 8,745   10,656 -2,224 -20.9%
Female 8,333 49.7% 9,007   9,973 -1,640 -16.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,765 17,752 20,629
Hispanic or Latino 571 3.4% 600   533 38 7.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,993 95.4% 16,950   19,831 -3,838 -19.4%
Information Not Available 201 1.2% 202   265 -64 -24.2%
 
Race 16,765 17,752 20,629
American Indian or Alaskan Native 81 0.5% 61   111 -30 -27.0%
Asian 134 0.8% 146   150 -16 -10.7%
Black or African American 874 5.2% 902   937 -63 -6.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 14,904 88.9% 15,841   18,633 -3,729 -20.0%
Information Not Available 772 4.6% 802   798 -26 -3.3%
 
Years of Age 16,765 17,752 20,629
Younger than 22 437 1.4% 408   608 -171 -28.1%
22-24 938 3.1% 898   1,174 -236 -20.1%
25-34 3,534 11.5% 3,669   4,441 -907 -20.4%
35-44 4,033 13.2% 4,351   5,138 -1,105 -21.5%
45-54 4,423 14.4% 4,693   5,454 -1,031 -18.9%
55-59 1,542 5.0% 1,713   1,791 -249 -13.9%
60-64 1,057 3.5% 1,159   1,155 -98 -8.5%
65 and older 794 2.6% 851   857 -63 -7.4%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 10   11 -4 -36.4%
 
Industry 16,765 17,752 20,629
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 110 0.7% 105   133 -23 -17.3%
Mining 33 0.2% 18   28 5 17.9%
Utilities 31 0.2% 26   28 3 10.7%
Construction 1,807 10.7% 1,905   2,114 -307 -14.5%
Manufacturing 3,617 21.4% 4,071   5,362 -1,745 -32.5%
Wholesale Trade 825 4.9% 848   944 -119 -12.6%
Retail Trade 1,813 10.7% 1,752   1,882 -69 -3.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 772 4.6% 860   914 -142 -15.5%
Information 714 4.2% 708   721 -7 -1.0%
Finance and Insurance 525 3.1% 544   563 -38 -6.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 201 1.2% 202   197 4 2.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 673 4.0% 742   997 -324 -32.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 40 0.2% 57   14 26 185.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,458 8.6% 1,398   1,922 -464 -24.1%
Educational Services 367 2.2% 392   442 -75 -17.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,420 8.4% 1,455   1,515 -95 -6.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 181 1.1% 177   224 -43 -19.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,139 6.7% 1,304   1,294 -155 -12.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 634 3.8% 727   764 -130 -17.0%
Public Administration 217 1.3% 205   303 -86 -28.4%
Information Not Available 188 1.1% 256   268 -80 -29.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,556 8,479 7,873
Male 4,307 50.3% 4,271   3,501 806 23.0%
Female 4,248 49.6% 4,206   4,372 -124 -2.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,556 8,479 7,873
Hispanic or Latino 1,126 13.2% 874   1,259 -133 -10.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,955 81.3% 7,070   5,793 1,162 20.1%
Information Not Available 475 5.6% 535   821 -346 -42.1%
 
Race 8,556 8,479 7,873
American Indian or Alaskan Native 184 2.2% 184   201 -17 -8.5%
Asian 157 1.8% 175   142 15 10.6%
Black or African American 64 0.7% 68   51 13 25.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 35 0.4% 30   19 16 84.2%
White 6,666 77.9% 6,768   5,935 731 12.3%
Information Not Available 1,450 16.9% 1,254   1,525 -75 -4.9%
 
Years of Age 8,556 8,479 7,873
Younger than 22 244 1.7% 194   214 30 14.0%
22-24 371 2.5% 420   336 35 10.4%
25-34 1,796 12.2% 1,775   1,521 275 18.1%
35-44 1,954 13.3% 1,891   1,914 40 2.1%
45-54 2,370 16.1% 2,368   2,182 188 8.6%
55-59 894 6.1% 900   841 53 6.3%
60-64 532 3.6% 530   520 12 2.3%
65 and older 395 2.7% 401   345 50 14.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,556 8,479 7,873
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 196 2.2% 250   293 -97 -33.1%
Mining 19 0.2% 18   10 9 90.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 10   10 -1 -10.0%
Construction 898 10.3% 931   507 391 77.1%
Manufacturing 2,022 23.1% 1,641   1,878 144 7.7%
Wholesale Trade 350 4.0% 288   373 -23 -6.2%
Retail Trade 705 8.1% 708   540 165 30.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 533 6.1% 532   512 21 4.1%
Information 125 1.4% 126   115 10 8.7%
Finance and Insurance 248 2.8% 182   183 65 35.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 86 1.0% 79   56 30 53.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 316 3.6% 316   247 69 27.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.1% 10   3 8 266.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 603 6.9% 646   552 51 9.2%
Educational Services 127 1.5% 149   144 -17 -11.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 602 6.9% 683   641 -39 -6.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 74 0.8% 79   70 4 5.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 348 4.0% 390   340 8 2.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 217 2.5% 264   260 -43 -16.5%
Public Administration 207 2.4% 232   196 11 5.6%
Information Not Available 860 9.8% 945   943 -83 -8.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 117,536 127,635 118,103
Male 58,663 49.9% 64,689   58,206 457 0.8%
Female 58,873 50.1% 62,946   59,897 -1,024 -1.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 117,536 127,635 118,103
Hispanic or Latino 12,796 10.9% 14,221   12,332 464 3.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 104,740 89.1% 113,414   105,771 -1,031 -1.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 117,536 127,635 118,103
American Indian or Alaskan Native 393 0.3% 418   348 45 12.9%
Asian 2,710 2.3% 2,977   2,627 83 3.2%
Black or African American 33,991 28.9% 35,572   34,068 -77 -0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 79,512 67.6% 87,690   80,413 -901 -1.1%
Information Not Available 930 0.8% 978   646 284 44.0%
 
Years of Age 117,536 127,635 118,103
Younger than 22 2,833 1.5% 2,876   2,865 -32 -1.1%
22-24 5,976 3.1% 6,308   5,985 -9 -0.2%
25-34 27,815 14.6% 29,842   27,630 185 0.7%
35-44 29,897 15.7% 32,633   31,224 -1,327 -4.2%
45-54 30,444 16.0% 33,518   30,763 -319 -1.0%
55-59 10,591 5.6% 11,630   10,192 399 3.9%
60-64 6,488 3.4% 7,084   5,980 508 8.5%
65 and older 3,492 1.8% 3,744   3,464 28 0.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 117,536 127,635 118,103
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 286 0.2% 308   327 -41 -12.5%
Mining 483 0.4% 456   295 188 63.7%
Utilities 139 0.1% 154   208 -69 -33.2%
Construction 12,319 10.5% 13,753   11,275 1,044 9.3%
Manufacturing 16,212 13.8% 20,128   17,840 -1,628 -9.1%
Wholesale Trade 5,603 4.8% 5,907   5,723 -120 -2.1%
Retail Trade 11,439 9.7% 12,168   11,722 -283 -2.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,497 7.2% 8,240   9,279 -782 -8.4%
Information 2,424 2.1% 2,565   2,701 -277 -10.3%
Finance and Insurance 7,128 6.0% 7,032   5,882 1,246 21.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,878 1.6% 1,911   1,757 121 6.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,893 5.9% 7,305   6,417 476 7.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 358 0.3% 376   338 20 5.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,326 11.3% 14,574   13,104 222 1.7%
Educational Services 3,682 3.1% 3,840   3,817 -135 -3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,212 7.8% 9,682   9,316 -104 -1.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,258 1.1% 1,470   1,347 -89 -6.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,704 6.5% 8,545   8,304 -600 -7.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,342 2.8% 3,618   3,663 -321 -8.8%
Public Administration 3,021 2.6% 3,015   2,526 495 19.6%
Information Not Available 2,332 2.0% 2,588   2,262 70 3.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,760 52,758 47,919
Male 23,323 51.0% 26,810   24,425 -1,102 -4.5%
Female 22,376 48.9% 25,876   23,441 -1,065 -4.5%
Information Not Available 61 0.1% 72   53 8 15.1%
 
Ethnicity 45,760 52,758 47,919
Hispanic or Latino 1,787 3.9% 2,150   1,956 -169 -8.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 34,805 76.1% 41,107   43,216 -8,411 -19.5%
Information Not Available 9,168 20.0% 9,501   2,747 6,421 233.7%
 
Race 45,760 52,758 47,919
American Indian or Alaskan Native 245 0.5% 279   167 78 46.7%
Asian 289 0.6% 347   255 34 13.3%
Black or African American 8,090 17.7% 8,953   8,096 -6 -0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 39 0.1% 44   34 5 14.7%
White 34,988 76.5% 40,679   36,845 -1,857 -5.0%
Information Not Available 2,109 4.6% 2,456   2,522 -413 -16.4%
 
Years of Age 45,760 52,758 47,919
Younger than 22 1,113 1.4% 1,266   1,221 -108 -8.8%
22-24 2,447 3.1% 2,829   2,655 -208 -7.8%
25-34 11,083 14.1% 12,727   11,750 -667 -5.7%
35-44 11,825 15.1% 13,687   12,729 -904 -7.1%
45-54 11,668 14.9% 13,483   11,854 -186 -1.6%
55-59 3,867 4.9% 4,445   3,921 -54 -1.4%
60-64 2,379 3.0% 2,696   2,282 97 4.3%
65 and older 1,378 1.8% 1,625   1,507 -129 -8.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 45,760 52,758 47,919
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 86 0.2% 125   118 -32 -27.1%
Mining 85 0.2% 98   63 22 34.9%
Utilities 193 0.4% 52   44 149 338.6%
Construction 4,168 9.1% 4,257   4,183 -15 -0.4%
Manufacturing 10,365 22.6% 14,469   12,617 -2,252 -17.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,857 4.1% 1,855   1,739 118 6.8%
Retail Trade 3,996 8.7% 4,251   4,223 -227 -5.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,859 4.1% 2,459   2,034 -175 -8.6%
Information 494 1.1% 441   499 -5 -1.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,596 3.5% 1,432   1,359 237 17.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 654 1.4% 654   625 29 4.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,600 3.5% 1,406   1,668 -68 -4.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 130 0.3% 138   133 -3 -2.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,189 9.1% 4,576   4,455 -266 -6.0%
Educational Services 1,096 2.4% 1,299   1,318 -222 -16.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,331 9.4% 4,636   4,154 177 4.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 494 1.1% 509   634 -140 -22.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,585 5.6% 3,114   2,743 -158 -5.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,119 2.4% 1,169   1,045 74 7.1%
Public Administration 400 0.9% 394   473 -73 -15.4%
Information Not Available 4,463 9.7% 5,424   3,792 671 17.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,776 17,046 16,872
Male 7,851 49.8% 8,517   8,495 -644 -7.6%
Female 7,925 50.2% 8,529   8,377 -452 -5.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,776 17,046 16,872
Hispanic or Latino 792 5.0% 823   924 -132 -14.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,600 54.5% 9,046   9,622 -1,022 -10.6%
Information Not Available 6,384 40.5% 7,177   6,326 58 0.9%
 
Race 15,776 17,046 16,872
American Indian or Alaskan Native 245 1.6% 241   261 -16 -6.1%
Asian 179 1.1% 199   142 37 26.1%
Black or African American 2,641 16.7% 2,870   2,762 -121 -4.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1% 34   21 2 9.5%
White 11,644 73.8% 12,511   12,502 -858 -6.9%
Information Not Available 1,044 6.6% 1,191   1,184 -140 -11.8%
 
Years of Age 15,776 17,046 16,872
Younger than 22 444 1.7% 424   487 -43 -8.8%
22-24 840 3.2% 904   1,003 -163 -16.3%
25-34 3,760 14.2% 4,145   4,014 -254 -6.3%
35-44 3,912 14.7% 4,231   4,158 -246 -5.9%
45-54 4,096 15.4% 4,430   4,458 -362 -8.1%
55-59 1,366 5.1% 1,463   1,418 -52 -3.7%
60-64 865 3.3% 875   826 39 4.7%
65 and older 493 1.9% 574   508 -15 -3.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,776 17,046 16,872
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 113 0.7% 129   257 -144 -56.0%
Mining 111 0.7% 110   86 25 29.1%
Utilities 29 0.2% 43   15 14 93.3%
Construction 1,637 10.3% 1,546   1,616 21 1.3%
Manufacturing 2,162 13.6% 2,765   2,113 49 2.3%
Wholesale Trade 763 4.8% 842   1,319 -556 -42.2%
Retail Trade 1,334 8.4% 1,406   1,375 -41 -3.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 430 2.7% 522   517 -87 -16.8%
Information 1,001 6.3% 967   665 336 50.5%
Finance and Insurance 619 3.9% 583   559 60 10.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 296 1.9% 330   294 2 0.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 797 5.0% 854   944 -147 -15.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.3% 47   41 11 26.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,496 9.4% 1,632   1,597 -101 -6.3%
Educational Services 385 2.4% 417   498 -113 -22.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,583 10.0% 1,763   1,833 -250 -13.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 112 0.7% 103   96 16 16.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 739 4.7% 794   813 -74 -9.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 500 3.1% 580   451 49 10.9%
Public Administration 437 2.8% 443   404 33 8.2%
Information Not Available 1,180 7.4% 1,170   1,379 -199 -14.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,337 35,297 27,524
Male 16,296 59.6% 20,632   15,974 322 2.0%
Female 11,041 40.4% 14,665   11,550 -509 -4.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 27,337 35,297 27,524
Hispanic or Latino 47 0.2% 66   65 -18 -27.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,290 99.8% 35,231   27,459 -169 -0.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 27,337 35,297 27,524
American Indian or Alaskan Native 121 0.4% 173   131 -10 -7.6%
Asian 82 0.3% 71   70 12 17.1%
Black or African American 3,460 12.7% 4,571   3,555 -95 -2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 9   0 0 0.0%
White 23,275 85.1% 30,216   23,476 -201 -0.9%
Information Not Available 399 1.5% 257   292 107 36.6%
 
Years of Age 27,337 35,297 27,524
Younger than 22 688 1.4% 917   702 -14 -2.0%
22-24 1,368 2.8% 1,756   1,405 -37 -2.6%
25-34 6,420 13.0% 8,693   6,233 187 3.0%
35-44 7,917 16.0% 9,478   7,773 144 1.9%
45-54 6,827 13.8% 8,791   7,158 -331 -4.6%
55-59 2,123 4.3% 2,784   2,260 -137 -6.1%
60-64 1,267 2.6% 1,818   1,248 19 1.5%
65 and older 727 1.5% 1,060   745 -18 -2.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 27,337 35,297 27,524
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 82 0.3% 18   0 82 0.0%
Mining 590 2.2% 780   502 88 17.5%
Utilities 47 0.2% 35   52 -5 -9.6%
Construction 2,369 8.6% 2,749   2,988 -619 -20.7%
Manufacturing 9,079 33.1% 10,094   5,967 3,112 52.2%
Wholesale Trade 915 3.3% 1,135   942 -27 -2.9%
Retail Trade 1,888 6.9% 2,261   1,858 30 1.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 888 3.2% 1,326   916 -28 -3.1%
Information 418 1.5% 332   484 -66 -13.6%
Finance and Insurance 719 2.6% 727   707 12 1.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 227 0.8% 315   183 44 24.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 962 3.5% 966   1,047 -85 -8.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 31 0.1% 58   52 -21 -40.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,017 7.4% 2,474   1,893 124 6.6%
Educational Services 919 3.4% 1,006   960 -41 -4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,830 6.7% 1,964   1,492 338 22.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 282 1.0% 177   288 -6 -2.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,110 4.0% 984   1,378 -268 -19.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 516 1.9% 567   576 -60 -10.4%
Public Administration 422 1.5% 536   366 56 15.3%
Information Not Available 2,026 7.4% 6,793   4,873 -2,847 -58.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,557 22,589 19,312
Male 9,215 44.8% 9,950   8,379 836 10.0%
Female 11,342 55.2% 12,639   10,933 409 3.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,557 22,589 19,312
Hispanic or Latino 402 2.0% 409   425 -23 -5.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,965 97.1% 22,120   18,428 1,537 8.3%
Information Not Available 190 0.9% 60   459 -269 -58.6%
 
Race 20,557 22,589 19,312
American Indian or Alaskan Native 108 0.5% 125   119 -11 -9.2%
Asian 103 0.5% 134   99 4 4.0%
Black or African American 11,299 55.0% 12,519   10,697 602 5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1% 19   22 2 9.1%
White 8,844 43.0% 9,742   8,296 548 6.6%
Information Not Available 179 0.9% 50   79 100 126.6%
 
Years of Age 20,557 22,589 19,312
Younger than 22 603 2.1% 652   544 59 10.8%
22-24 1,408 4.9% 1,449   1,176 232 19.7%
25-34 5,370 18.9% 5,828   4,891 479 9.8%
35-44 5,070 17.8% 5,532   5,060 10 0.2%
45-54 5,060 17.8% 5,547   4,677 383 8.2%
55-59 1,567 5.5% 1,805   1,569 -2 -0.1%
60-64 914 3.2% 1,070   836 78 9.3%
65 and older 565 2.0% 705   559 6 1.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,557 22,589 19,312
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 140 0.7% 165   126 14 11.1%
Mining 235 1.1% 278   186 49 26.3%
Utilities 71 0.3% 125   41 30 73.2%
Construction 2,784 13.5% 2,891   1,998 786 39.3%
Manufacturing 1,609 7.8% 2,027   932 677 72.6%
Wholesale Trade 401 1.9% 409   439 -38 -8.7%
Retail Trade 1,522 7.4% 1,509   1,212 310 25.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 590 2.9% 686   397 193 48.6%
Information 337 1.6% 385   514 -177 -34.4%
Finance and Insurance 508 2.5% 461   375 133 35.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 250 1.2% 240   226 24 10.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 953 4.6% 1,015   657 296 45.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 239 1.2% 198   24 215 895.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,200 5.8% 1,246   1,174 26 2.2%
Educational Services 519 2.5% 897   623 -104 -16.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,474 12.0% 2,769   1,705 769 45.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 349 1.7% 362   365 -16 -4.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,322 6.4% 1,211   904 418 46.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 953 4.6% 1,153   709 244 34.4%
Public Administration 346 1.7% 485   377 -31 -8.2%
Information Not Available 3,755 18.1% 4,077   6,328 -2,573 -40.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 79,634 81,746 77,442
Male 42,198 53.0% 44,075   40,434 1,764 4.4%
Female 37,436 47.0% 37,671   37,008 428 1.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 79,634 81,746 77,442
Hispanic or Latino 7,724 9.7% 7,823   7,396 328 4.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 70,337 88.3% 72,310   68,484 1,853 2.7%
Information Not Available 1,573 2.0% 1,613   1,562 11 0.7%
 
Race 79,634 81,746 77,442
American Indian or Alaskan Native 218 0.3% 240   192 26 13.5%
Asian 2,047 2.6% 2,122   2,076 -29 -1.4%
Black or African American 7,491 9.4% 7,460   7,146 345 4.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 37 0.0% 43   32 5 15.6%
White 63,081 79.2% 64,864   61,731 1,350 2.2%
Information Not Available 6,760 8.5% 7,017   6,265 495 7.9%
 
Years of Age 79,634 81,746 77,442
Younger than 22 2,037 1.5% 2,054   2,036 1 0.0%
22-24 3,685 2.7% 3,696   3,632 53 1.5%
25-34 16,125 11.7% 16,440   15,647 478 3.1%
35-44 20,355 14.8% 20,903   20,495 -140 -0.7%
45-54 20,986 15.3% 21,713   20,285 701 3.5%
55-59 7,655 5.6% 7,961   7,504 151 2.0%
60-64 5,385 3.9% 5,548   4,758 627 13.2%
65 and older 3,406 2.5% 3,431   3,085 321 10.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 79,634 81,746 77,442
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 412 0.5% 365   407 5 1.2%
Mining 79 0.1% 78   68 11 16.2%
Utilities 64 0.1% 58   53 11 20.8%
Construction 7,492 9.4% 8,467   7,790 -298 -3.8%
Manufacturing 8,280 10.3% 8,889   7,790 490 6.3%
Wholesale Trade 3,799 4.7% 3,803   3,473 326 9.4%
Retail Trade 6,840 8.5% 7,105   7,764 -924 -11.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,713 8.4% 6,505   6,358 355 5.6%
Information 1,777 2.2% 1,792   1,728 49 2.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,329 4.2% 3,141   2,812 517 18.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,164 1.5% 1,216   1,141 23 2.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,582 7.0% 5,623   5,367 215 4.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 160 0.2% 167   92 68 73.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,312 7.9% 6,498   5,797 515 8.9%
Educational Services 1,618 2.0% 1,629   1,598 20 1.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,800 8.5% 6,565   6,918 -118 -1.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 763 1.0% 805   718 45 6.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,809 7.3% 5,656   5,067 742 14.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,239 4.0% 3,168   3,234 5 0.2%
Public Administration 2,953 3.7% 3,215   3,187 -234 -7.3%
Information Not Available 6,449 8.1% 7,001   6,080 369 6.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,519 36,072 34,411
Male 16,338 46.0% 16,831   15,732 606 3.9%
Female 19,181 54.0% 19,241   18,679 502 2.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 35,519 36,072 34,411
Hispanic or Latino 1,112 3.1% 1,142   954 158 16.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,787 95.1% 34,893   32,789 998 3.0%
Information Not Available 620 1.7% 37   668 -48 -7.2%
 
Race 35,519 36,072 34,411
American Indian or Alaskan Native 91 0.3% 101   86 5 5.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 17,093 48.1% 17,272   16,599 494 3.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 78 0.2% 93   52 26 50.0%
White 16,525 46.5% 16,802   16,052 473 2.9%
Information Not Available 1,732 4.9% 1,804   1,622 110 6.8%
 
Years of Age 35,519 36,072 34,411
Younger than 22 997 2.0% 975   980 17 1.7%
22-24 1,902 3.8% 2,021   1,859 43 2.3%
25-34 7,861 15.7% 7,911   7,356 505 6.9%
35-44 8,843 17.7% 8,959   8,750 93 1.1%
45-54 8,935 17.9% 9,120   8,750 185 2.1%
55-59 3,139 6.3% 3,201   3,024 115 3.8%
60-64 2,030 4.1% 2,080   1,983 47 2.4%
65 and older 1,805 3.6% 1,798   1,668 137 8.2%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 7   41 -34 -82.9%
 
Industry 35,519 36,072 34,411
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 46 0.1% 50   40 6 15.0%
Mining 18 0.1% 27   40 -22 -55.0%
Utilities 34 0.1% 35   22 12 54.5%
Construction 3,413 9.6% 3,603   3,047 366 12.0%
Manufacturing 822 2.3% 827   520 302 58.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,247 3.5% 1,308   1,378 -131 -9.5%
Retail Trade 1,316 3.7% 1,279   1,337 -21 -1.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,801 7.9% 2,459   2,362 439 18.6%
Information 660 1.9% 700   696 -36 -5.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,571 4.4% 1,336   1,377 194 14.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 766 2.2% 833   673 93 13.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,734 7.7% 2,800   3,074 -340 -11.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 0.0% 28   34 -17 -50.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,468 12.6% 4,554   4,394 74 1.7%
Educational Services 1,195 3.4% 1,274   1,188 7 0.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,416 9.6% 3,488   3,150 266 8.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,061 3.0% 490   447 614 137.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,462 6.9% 2,518   2,374 88 3.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,160 3.3% 1,162   1,267 -107 -8.4%
Public Administration 559 1.6% 598   493 66 13.4%
Information Not Available 5,753 16.2% 6,703   6,498 -745 -11.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,409 7,213 6,952
Male 3,079 48.0% 3,547   3,440 -361 -10.5%
Female 3,330 52.0% 3,666   3,512 -182 -5.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,409 7,213 6,952
Hispanic or Latino 54 0.8% 55   39 15 38.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,414 84.5% 6,094   5,954 -540 -9.1%
Information Not Available 941 14.7% 1,064   959 -18 -1.9%
 
Race 6,409 7,213 6,952
American Indian or Alaskan Native 61 1.0% 59   78 -17 -21.8%
Asian 35 0.5% 47   51 -16 -31.4%
Black or African American 65 1.0% 77   61 4 6.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 5,539 86.4% 6,245   6,136 -597 -9.7%
Information Not Available 709 11.1% 785   626 83 13.3%
 
Years of Age 6,409 7,213 6,952
Younger than 22 248 2.1% 248   305 -57 -18.7%
22-24 374 3.2% 384   398 -24 -6.0%
25-34 1,238 10.7% 1,390   1,356 -118 -8.7%
35-44 1,625 14.0% 1,824   1,718 -93 -5.4%
45-54 1,726 14.9% 2,006   1,940 -214 -11.0%
55-59 661 5.7% 745   704 -43 -6.1%
60-64 373 3.2% 427   352 21 6.0%
65 and older 164 1.4% 189   179 -15 -8.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,409 7,213 6,952
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 77 1.2% 139   126 -49 -38.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 8 0.1% 6   10 -2 -20.0%
Construction 334 5.1% 547   574 -240 -41.8%
Manufacturing 434 6.7% 629   834 -400 -48.0%
Wholesale Trade 140 2.2% 185   206 -66 -32.0%
Retail Trade 451 7.0% 672   762 -311 -40.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 179 2.8% 249   241 -62 -25.7%
Information 70 1.1% 97   83 -13 -15.7%
Finance and Insurance 88 1.4% 125   193 -105 -54.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 24 0.4% 40   71 -47 -66.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 141 2.2% 203   201 -60 -29.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5 0.1% 8   7 -2 -28.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 225 3.5% 347   322 -97 -30.1%
Educational Services 140 2.2% 185   171 -31 -18.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 489 7.5% 659   629 -140 -22.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 51 0.8% 81   73 -22 -30.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 226 3.5% 342   384 -158 -41.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 175 2.7% 205   258 -83 -32.2%
Public Administration 52 0.8% 70   149 -97 -65.1%
Information Not Available 3,100 47.8% 2,423   1,657 1,443 87.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 106,711 170,648 127,072
Male 55,245 51.8% 94,784   69,849 -14,604 -20.9%
Female 51,458 48.2% 75,848   57,215 -5,757 -10.1%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 16   8 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 106,711 170,648 127,072
Hispanic or Latino 2,838 2.7% 5,137   3,479 -641 -18.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 77,392 72.5% 118,854   94,860 -17,468 -18.4%
Information Not Available 26,481 24.8% 46,657   28,733 -2,252 -7.8%
 
Race 106,711 170,648 127,072
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,082 1.0% 1,567   1,296 -214 -16.5%
Asian 823 0.8% 2,336   1,198 -375 -31.3%
Black or African American 15,762 14.8% 23,137   21,205 -5,443 -25.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 61 0.1% 92   73 -12 -16.4%
White 59,274 55.5% 90,736   71,411 -12,137 -17.0%
Information Not Available 29,709 27.8% 52,780   31,889 -2,180 -6.8%
 
Years of Age 106,711 170,648 127,072
Younger than 22 3,214 2.0% 5,386   3,857 -643 -16.7%
22-24 6,123 3.8% 9,802   6,857 -734 -10.7%
25-34 25,274 15.7% 40,734   30,181 -4,907 -16.3%
35-44 27,687 17.2% 46,032   34,087 -6,400 -18.8%
45-54 27,887 17.3% 44,337   33,042 -5,155 -15.6%
55-59 9,045 5.6% 13,946   10,956 -1,911 -17.4%
60-64 4,876 3.0% 6,946   5,240 -364 -6.9%
65 and older 2,603 1.6% 3,455   2,848 -245 -8.6%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 10   4 -2 -50.0%
 
Industry 106,711 170,648 127,072
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 426 0.4% 602   454 -28 -6.2%
Mining 123 0.1% 193   132 -9 -6.8%
Utilities 82 0.1% 64   90 -8 -8.9%
Construction 9,418 8.8% 10,905   11,819 -2,401 -20.3%
Manufacturing 20,119 18.8% 54,468   32,093 -11,974 -37.3%
Wholesale Trade 3,837 3.6% 5,608   4,586 -749 -16.3%
Retail Trade 11,221 10.5% 10,285   9,943 1,278 12.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,922 2.7% 7,487   3,227 -305 -9.5%
Information 1,236 1.2% 1,271   1,355 -119 -8.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,254 3.0% 3,313   3,199 55 1.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,463 1.4% 3,382   1,615 -152 -9.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,919 5.5% 11,080   7,322 -1,403 -19.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 733 0.7% 1,669   1,250 -517 -41.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,749 11.0% 18,282   13,388 -1,639 -12.2%
Educational Services 4,213 3.9% 4,689   5,058 -845 -16.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,818 9.2% 10,302   9,822 -4 0.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,553 1.4% 1,627   1,630 -77 -4.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,745 5.4% 6,494   6,259 -514 -8.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,758 2.6% 2,913   2,891 -133 -4.6%
Public Administration 1,108 1.0% 1,149   1,418 -310 -21.9%
Information Not Available 9,014 8.4% 14,865   9,521 -507 -5.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,602 41,717 32,729
Male 19,399 54.5% 23,765   16,986 2,413 14.2%
Female 16,202 45.5% 17,952   15,703 499 3.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   40 -39 -97.5%
 
Ethnicity 35,602 41,717 32,729
Hispanic or Latino 1,089 3.1% 1,258   982 107 10.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,708 89.1% 37,167   29,166 2,542 8.7%
Information Not Available 2,805 7.9% 3,292   2,581 224 8.7%
 
Race 35,602 41,717 32,729
American Indian or Alaskan Native 567 1.6% 591   579 -12 -2.1%
Asian 861 2.4% 923   746 115 15.4%
Black or African American 3,265 9.2% 3,622   3,095 170 5.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 178 0.5% 206   187 -9 -4.8%
White 28,951 81.3% 34,276   26,492 2,459 9.3%
Information Not Available 1,780 5.0% 2,099   1,630 150 9.2%
 
Years of Age 35,602 41,717 32,729
Younger than 22 1,153 1.8% 1,285   1,019 134 13.2%
22-24 2,045 3.3% 2,487   1,924 121 6.3%
25-34 8,373 13.3% 9,373   7,207 1,166 16.2%
35-44 8,760 14.0% 10,361   8,400 360 4.3%
45-54 9,279 14.8% 11,382   8,727 552 6.3%
55-59 3,241 5.2% 3,753   2,903 338 11.6%
60-64 1,803 2.9% 2,106   1,640 163 9.9%
65 and older 571 0.9% 580   532 39 7.3%
Information Not Available 377 0.6% 390   377 0 0.0%
 
Industry 35,602 41,717 32,729
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 254 0.7% 320   234 20 8.5%
Mining 38 0.1% 66   41 -3 -7.3%
Utilities 157 0.4% 282   116 41 35.3%
Construction 4,857 13.5% 6,283   4,051 806 19.9%
Manufacturing 5,286 14.7% 7,220   4,726 560 11.8%
Wholesale Trade 2,013 5.6% 2,301   1,869 144 7.7%
Retail Trade 3,124 8.7% 3,035   2,763 361 13.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,167 3.3% 2,169   1,253 -86 -6.9%
Information 822 2.3% 789   707 115 16.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,746 4.9% 1,600   1,286 460 35.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 602 1.7% 676   635 -33 -5.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,953 5.4% 2,315   1,862 91 4.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 638 1.8% 615   668 -30 -4.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,012 8.4% 3,102   2,789 223 8.0%
Educational Services 1,650 4.6% 1,661   1,786 -136 -7.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,222 9.0% 3,526   2,648 574 21.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 435 1.2% 510   415 20 4.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,227 6.2% 2,368   2,105 122 5.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,670 4.7% 1,993   1,942 -272 -14.0%
Public Administration 530 1.5% 638   597 -67 -11.2%
Information Not Available 199 0.6% 248   236 -37 -15.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,007 52,293 48,664
Male 21,184 47.1% 24,656   22,060 -876 -4.0%
Female 23,815 52.9% 27,629   26,596 -2,781 -10.5%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 8   8 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 45,007 52,293 48,664
Hispanic or Latino 462 1.0% 548   485 -23 -4.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,883 33.1% 16,528   15,185 -302 -2.0%
Information Not Available 29,662 65.9% 35,217   32,994 -3,332 -10.1%
 
Race 45,007 52,293 48,664
American Indian or Alaskan Native 344 0.8% 388   357 -13 -3.6%
Asian 292 0.6% 335   369 -77 -20.9%
Black or African American 11,983 26.6% 13,041   13,290 -1,307 -9.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 368 0.8% 418   341 27 7.9%
White 30,080 66.8% 35,390   32,057 -1,977 -6.2%
Information Not Available 1,940 4.3% 2,721   2,250 -310 -13.8%
 
Years of Age 45,007 52,293 48,664
Younger than 22 1,197 1.7% 1,297   1,154 43 3.7%
22-24 2,259 3.1% 2,524   2,568 -309 -12.0%
25-34 9,949 13.7% 11,484   10,583 -634 -6.0%
35-44 11,463 15.8% 13,426   12,612 -1,149 -9.1%
45-54 11,849 16.3% 13,961   12,857 -1,008 -7.8%
55-59 3,871 5.3% 4,534   4,185 -314 -7.5%
60-64 2,551 3.5% 2,940   2,641 -90 -3.4%
65 and older 1,844 2.5% 2,102   2,064 -220 -10.7%
Information Not Available 24 0.0% 25   0 24 0.0%
 
Industry 45,007 52,293 48,664
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 204 0.5% 206   208 -4 -1.9%
Mining 56 0.1% 76   101 -45 -44.6%
Utilities 62 0.1% 73   72 -10 -13.9%
Construction 3,844 8.5% 3,935   3,835 9 0.2%
Manufacturing 8,353 18.5% 12,058   9,711 -1,358 -14.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,623 3.6% 1,748   1,664 -41 -2.5%
Retail Trade 4,464 9.9% 4,992   5,261 -797 -15.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,447 7.6% 3,811   4,076 -629 -15.4%
Information 900 2.0% 948   1,224 -324 -26.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,710 3.8% 1,673   1,440 270 18.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 830 1.8% 937   995 -165 -16.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,698 3.8% 1,830   1,590 108 6.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 108 0.2% 101   127 -19 -15.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,005 8.9% 4,268   3,519 486 13.8%
Educational Services 1,290 2.9% 1,366   1,243 47 3.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,102 9.1% 4,641   5,064 -962 -19.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 695 1.5% 686   699 -4 -0.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,837 8.5% 4,915   4,517 -680 -15.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,547 3.4% 1,733   1,551 -4 -0.3%
Public Administration 410 0.9% 453   498 -88 -17.7%
Information Not Available 1,822 4.0% 1,843   1,269 553 43.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Aug 2007 Percent Jul 2007     Aug 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,973 24,249 19,595
Male 8,694 43.5% 9,483   7,428 1,266 17.0%
Female 11,279 56.5% 14,766   12,165 -886 -7.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0