Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

February 2007

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
February 2007
Feb 2007 Jan 2007 Monthly Change Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 3,068,021 2,919,685 148,336 2,890,011 178,010 6.2
Alaska 16,097 13,954 2,143 15,851 246 1.6
Alabama 26,580 31,738 -5,158 25,085 1,495 6.0
Arkansas 33,008 33,812 -804 28,546 4,462 15.6
Arizona 21,249 21,158 91 16,691 4,558 27.3
California 394,118 350,623 43,495 346,973 47,145 13.6
Colorado 26,232 26,812 -580 24,099 2,133 8.9
Connecticut 49,540 47,100 2,440 47,077 2,463 5.2
District of Columbia 3,947 10,030 -6,083 3,508 439 12.5
Delaware 11,238 9,483 1,755 8,824 2,414 27.4
Florida 84,537 91,368 -6,831 77,023 7,514 9.8
Georgia 50,785 58,636 -7,851 51,566 -781 -1.5
Hawaii 6,601 6,456 145 5,805 796 13.7
Iowa 39,519 37,093 2,426 33,909 5,610 16.5
Idaho 18,484 18,630 -146 17,694 790 4.5
Illinois 182,737 175,543 7,194 166,629 16,108 9.7
Indiana 76,471 73,835 2,636 66,915 9,556 14.3
Kansas 23,359 19,638 3,721 20,221 3,138 15.5
Kentucky 40,986 40,652 334 35,053 5,933 16.9
Louisiana 18,678 20,772 -2,094 35,501 -16,823 -47.4
Massachusetts 106,608 103,270 3,338 100,996 5,612 5.6
Maryland 41,162 38,939 2,223 39,017 2,145 5.5
Maine 14,619 13,896 723 14,187 432 3.0
Michigan 198,664 179,085 19,579 205,542 -6,878 -3.3
Minnesota 82,089 63,661 18,428 66,144 15,945 24.1
Missouri 63,291 57,429 5,862 53,763 9,528 17.7
Mississippi 18,603 20,130 -1,527 33,406 -14,803 -44.3
Montana 7,452 5,923 1,529 6,036 1,416 23.5
North Carolina 79,254 80,696 -1,442 79,318 -64 -0.1
North Dakota 7,110 6,622 488 6,479 631 9.7
Nebraska 13,147 12,553 594 12,382 765 6.2
New Hampshire 9,700 8,828 872 8,374 1,326 15.8
New Jersey 135,229 125,599 9,630 124,541 10,688 8.6
New Mexico 10,835 12,246 -1,411 11,029 -194 -1.8
Nevada 24,120 23,616 504 18,259 5,861 32.1
New York 210,422 205,335 5,087 213,564 -3,142 -1.5
Ohio 131,521 129,283 2,238 126,172 5,349 4.2
Oklahoma 16,424 15,391 1,033 14,832 1,592 10.7
Oregon 48,732 50,626 -1,894 47,241 1,491 3.2
Pennsylvania 234,365 192,164 42,201 191,294 43,071 22.5
Puerto Rico 33,096 32,256 840 29,090 4,006 13.8
Rhode Island 17,410 14,854 2,556 16,321 1,089 6.7
South Carolina 40,708 44,353 -3,645 39,119 1,589 4.1
South Dakota 4,014 3,598 416 3,750 264 7.0
Tennessee 45,326 47,199 -1,873 48,068 -2,742 -5.7
Texas 99,883 103,312 -3,429 119,094 -19,211 -16.1
Utah 11,241 10,248 993 10,915 326 3.0
Virginia 41,871 39,994 1,877 39,109 2,762 7.1
Virgin Islands 256 256 187 69 36.9
Vermont 7,969 7,248 721 7,487 482 6.4
Washington 56,157 64,541 -8,384 59,492 -3,335 -5.6
Wisconsin 106,795 99,496 7,299 98,389 8,406 8.5
West Virginia 22,224 17,036 5,188 16,200 6,024 37.2
Wyoming 3,558 2,669 889 3,244 314 9.7
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,068,021   2,919,685   2,890,011 178,010 6.2
Male 1,981,455 64.6% 1,808,307   1,776,593 204,862 11.5%
Female 1,084,184 35.3% 1,108,424   1,110,709 -26,525 -2.4%
Information Not Available 2,382 0.1% 2,954   2,709 -327 -12.1%
 
Ethnicity 3,068,021   2,919,685   2,890,011    
Hispanic or Latino 459,782 15.0% 426,167   412,307 47,475 11.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,278,181 87.3% 2,262,641   2,164,616 113,565 5.2%
Information Not Available 330,058 9.7% 330,877   313,628 16,430 5.2%
 
Race 3,068,021   2,919,685   2,890,011
American Indian or Alaskan Native 32,506 1.1% 29,720   32,634 -128 -0.4%
Asian 61,659 2.0% 61,590   61,425 234 0.4%
Black or African American 441,199 14.4% 461,802   449,951 -8,752 -1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 13,276 0.4% 12,838   11,107 2,169 19.5%
White 1,914,181 62.4% 1,774,140   1,778,561 135,620 7.6%
Information Not Available 605,199 19.7% 579,594   550,576 54,623 9.9%
 
Years of Age 3,068,021   2,919,685   2,890,011
Younger than 22 126,270 4.1% 111,317   112,785 13,485 12.0%
22-24 178,736 5.8% 170,480   166,833 11,903 7.1%
25-34 715,235 23.3% 679,282   670,344 44,891 6.7%
35-44 781,334 25.5% 747,844   756,275 25,059 3.3%
45-54 751,273 24.5% 717,789   706,121 45,152 6.4%
55-59 244,288 8.0% 237,071   234,068 10,220 4.4%
60-64 147,469 4.8% 142,982   136,772 10,697 7.8%
65 and older 94,899 3.1% 91,571   90,109 4,790 5.3%
Information Not Available 28,517 0.9% 21,349   16,704 11,813 70.7%
 
Industry 3,068,021   2,919,685   2,890,011
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 102,133 3.3% 86,338   89,769 12,364 13.8%
Mining 20,581 0.7% 18,194   15,713 4,868 31.0%
Utilities 5,343 0.2% 5,156   5,183 160 3.1%
Construction 654,413 21.3% 519,035   518,651 135,762 26.2%
Manufacturing 424,167 13.8% 429,720   398,740 25,427 6.4%
Wholesale Trade 105,311 3.4% 99,625   96,578 8,733 9.0%
Retail Trade 229,474 7.5% 217,872   236,395 -6,921 -2.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 98,908 3.2% 90,207   87,421 11,487 13.1%
Information 68,162 2.2% 67,676   65,224 2,938 4.5%
Finance and Insurance 78,360 2.6% 77,230   74,114 4,246 5.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 42,064 1.4% 40,025   38,317 3,747 9.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 102,318 3.3% 104,562   100,688 1,630 1.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,113 0.4% 11,351   8,234 3,879 47.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 338,916 11.0% 328,113   313,518 25,398 8.1%
Educational Services 45,654 1.5% 52,577   48,710 -3,056 -6.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 149,681 4.9% 151,338   156,533 -6,852 -4.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 69,711 2.3% 67,508   70,084 -373 -0.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 148,193 4.8% 161,604   151,706 -3,513 -2.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 72,884 2.4% 68,735   74,032 -1,148 -1.6%
Public Administration 49,773 1.6% 50,911   52,020 -2,247 -4.3%
Information Not Available 249,862 8.1% 271,908   288,381 -38,519 -13.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,097 13,954 15,851 246 1.6
Male 10,356 64.3% 8,838   10,157 199 2.0%
Female 5,741 35.7% 5,116   5,690 51 0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,097   13,954   15,851    
Hispanic or Latino 509 3.2% 564   510 -1 -0.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,452 96.0% 13,239   15,129 323 2.1%
Information Not Available 136 0.8% 151   212 -76 -35.8%
 
Race 16,097 13,954 15,851
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,810 29.9% 3,625   4,377 433 9.9%
Asian 558 3.5% 843   715 -157 -22.0%
Black or African American 503 3.1% 537   489 14 2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 99 0.6% 107   90 9 10.0%
White 9,645 59.9% 8,297   9,555 90 0.9%
Information Not Available 482 3.0% 545   625 -143 -22.9%
 
Years of Age 16,097 13,954 15,851
Younger than 22 692 2.8% 544   809 -117 -14.5%
22-24 1,158 4.6% 1,151   1,291 -133 -10.3%
25-34 4,018 16.0% 3,614   3,964 54 1.4%
35-44 3,855 15.4% 3,309   3,963 -108 -2.7%
45-54 4,063 16.2% 3,482   3,851 212 5.5%
55-59 1,291 5.1% 1,047   1,079 212 19.6%
60-64 649 2.6% 515   581 68 11.7%
65 and older 371 1.5% 292   313 58 18.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 16,097 13,954 15,851
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 200 1.2% 195   156 44 28.2%
Mining 442 2.7% 400   384 58 15.1%
Utilities 105 0.6% 85   107 -2 -1.9%
Construction 4,122 25.3% 3,433   3,539 583 16.5%
Manufacturing 926 5.7% 1,312   1,104 -178 -16.1%
Wholesale Trade 234 1.4% 184   199 35 17.6%
Retail Trade 1,375 8.4% 1,164   1,461 -86 -5.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 938 5.8% 750   947 -9 -1.0%
Information 154 0.9% 150   171 -17 -9.9%
Finance and Insurance 241 1.5% 203   318 -77 -24.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 375 2.3% 281   404 -29 -7.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 366 2.2% 299   400 -34 -8.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 63 0.4% 58   43 20 46.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 821 5.0% 674   739 82 11.1%
Educational Services 381 2.3% 384   413 -32 -7.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 935 5.7% 771   1,038 -103 -9.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 251 1.5% 186   209 42 20.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,398 8.6% 1,224   1,481 -83 -5.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 474 2.9% 421   584 -110 -18.8%
Public Administration 1,914 11.7% 1,430   1,737 177 10.2%
Information Not Available 382 2.3% 350   417 -35 -8.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,580 31,738 25,085
Male 14,008 52.7% 16,585   12,153 1,855 15.3%
Female 12,514 47.1% 15,063   12,878 -364 -2.8%
Information Not Available 58 0.2% 90   54 4 7.4%
 
Ethnicity 26,580 31,738 25,085
Hispanic or Latino 663 2.5% 724   682 -19 -2.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,424 73.1% 23,570   18,489 935 5.1%
Information Not Available 6,493 24.4% 7,444   5,914 579 9.8%
 
Race 26,580 31,738 25,085
American Indian or Alaskan Native 823 3.1% 1,106   951 -128 -13.5%
Asian 384 1.4% 418   822 -438 -53.3%
Black or African American 9,912 37.3% 11,924   8,825 1,087 12.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 49 0.2% 52   50 -1 -2.0%
White 11,671 43.9% 13,916   11,007 664 6.0%
Information Not Available 3,741 14.1% 4,322   3,430 311 9.1%
 
Years of Age 26,580 31,738 25,085
Younger than 22 1,099 3.0% 1,399   1,052 47 4.5%
22-24 1,856 5.0% 2,206   1,761 95 5.4%
25-34 6,804 18.4% 7,963   6,312 492 7.8%
35-44 6,649 17.9% 7,879   6,204 445 7.2%
45-54 6,130 16.5% 7,470   5,914 216 3.7%
55-59 2,083 5.6% 2,472   1,965 118 6.0%
60-64 1,176 3.2% 1,392   1,085 91 8.4%
65 and older 777 2.1% 919   782 -5 -0.6%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 38   10 -4 -40.0%
 
Industry 26,580 31,738 25,085
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 221 0.8% 359   242 -21 -8.7%
Mining 371 1.4% 474   80 291 363.8%
Utilities 47 0.2% 48   49 -2 -4.1%
Construction 2,979 11.1% 3,003   2,478 501 20.2%
Manufacturing 6,901 25.7% 9,358   5,184 1,717 33.1%
Wholesale Trade 843 3.1% 941   798 45 5.6%
Retail Trade 2,669 10.0% 2,906   2,811 -142 -5.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 805 3.0% 884   653 152 23.3%
Information 359 1.3% 393   403 -44 -10.9%
Finance and Insurance 720 2.7% 759   1,007 -287 -28.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 353 1.3% 423   329 24 7.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,037 3.9% 1,204   833 204 24.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 22 0.1% 20   24 -2 -8.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,088 11.5% 3,509   2,775 313 11.3%
Educational Services 429 1.6% 593   512 -83 -16.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,716 6.4% 1,940   1,956 -240 -12.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 301 1.1% 270   229 72 31.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,477 5.5% 1,862   1,645 -168 -10.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 550 2.1% 602   795 -245 -30.8%
Public Administration 374 1.4% 373   445 -71 -16.0%
Information Not Available 1,318 4.9% 1,817   1,837 -519 -28.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 33,008 33,812 28,546
Male 20,318 61.6% 20,208   15,957 4,361 27.3%
Female 12,689 38.4% 13,603   12,588 101 0.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 33,008 33,812 28,546
Hispanic or Latino 1,039 3.1% 946   547 492 89.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,968 96.8% 132,865   27,999 3,969 14.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Race 33,008 33,812 28,546
American Indian or Alaskan Native 377 1.1% 394   244 133 54.5%
Asian 312 0.9% 325   174 138 79.3%
Black or African American 8,939 27.1% 9,258   8,333 606 7.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 230 0.7% 273   192 38 19.8%
White 22,107 67.0% 22,612   19,054 3,053 16.0%
Information Not Available 1,043 3.2% 950   549 494 90.0%
 
Years of Age 33,008 33,812 28,546
Younger than 22 820 1.5% 836   710 110 15.5%
22-24 2,178 4.1% 2,294   1,908 270 14.2%
25-34 8,650 16.1% 8,753   7,495 1,155 15.4%
35-44 8,809 16.4% 8,991   7,676 1,133 14.8%
45-54 7,617 14.2% 7,876   6,506 1,111 17.1%
55-59 2,480 4.6% 2,503   2,019 461 22.8%
60-64 1,440 2.7% 1,475   1,297 143 11.0%
65 and older 1,009 1.9% 1,080   931 78 8.4%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 4   4 1 25.0%
 
Industry 33,008 33,812 28,546
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,021 3.0% 1,138   1,082 -61 -5.6%
Mining 165 0.5% 180   151 14 9.3%
Utilities 88 0.3% 81   64 24 37.5%
Construction 5,095 15.0% 4,739   3,870 1,225 31.7%
Manufacturing 7,404 21.8% 7,888   6,035 1,369 22.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,641 4.8% 1,806   1,507 134 8.9%
Retail Trade 3,542 10.4% 3,450   3,346 196 5.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,263 3.7% 1,208   995 268 26.9%
Information 348 1.0% 273   290 58 20.0%
Finance and Insurance 395 1.2% 429   325 70 21.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 324 1.0% 302   372 -48 -12.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 519 1.5% 569   517 2 0.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 41 0.1% 29   64 -23 -35.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,371 9.9% 3,415   2,712 659 24.3%
Educational Services 1,098 3.2% 993   803 295 36.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,527 7.4% 2,718   2,607 -80 -3.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 312 0.9% 331   308 4 1.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,320 6.8% 2,666   2,054 266 13.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 696 2.0% 737   628 68 10.8%
Public Administration 803 2.4% 824   768 35 4.6%
Information Not Available 35 0.1% 36   48 -13 -27.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,249 21,158 16,691
Male 12,137 57.1% 11,619   8,844 3,293 37.2%
Female 9,112 42.9% 9,539   7,847 1,265 16.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,249 21,158 16,691
Hispanic or Latino 6,091 28.7% 5,700   3,991 2,100 52.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,058 66.2% 14,291   10,996 3,062 27.8%
Information Not Available 1,100 5.2% 1,167   1,704 -604 -35.4%
 
Race 21,249 21,158 16,691
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,815 8.5% 1,949   1,348 467 34.6%
Asian 414 1.9% 426   287 127 44.3%
Black or African American 1,437 6.8% 1,382   979 458 46.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 16,483 77.6% 16,234   8,382 8,101 96.6%
Information Not Available 1,100 5.2% 1,167   0 1,100 0.0%
 
Years of Age 21,249 21,158 16,691
Younger than 22 544 1.5% 587   447 97 21.7%
22-24 1,090 3.0% 1,147   804 286 35.6%
25-34 4,490 12.3% 4,542   3,534 956 27.1%
35-44 5,562 15.3% 5,619   4,388 1,174 26.8%
45-54 5,616 15.4% 5,506   4,403 1,213 27.5%
55-59 1,982 5.4% 1,920   1,586 396 25.0%
60-64 1,260 3.5% 1,174   980 280 28.6%
65 and older 705 1.9% 663   549 156 28.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 21,249 21,158 16,691
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 863 3.9% 378   472 391 82.8%
Mining 60 0.3% 74   84 -24 -28.6%
Utilities 37 0.2% 46   36 1 2.8%
Construction 3,674 16.6% 3,497   1,796 1,878 104.6%
Manufacturing 1,855 8.4% 1,892   1,130 725 64.2%
Wholesale Trade 893 4.0% 858   647 246 38.0%
Retail Trade 1,792 8.1% 1,777   1,613 179 11.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 456 2.1% 467   367 89 24.3%
Information 438 2.0% 478   367 71 19.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,023 4.6% 1,039   798 225 28.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 486 2.2% 503   390 96 24.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,042 4.7% 1,063   777 265 34.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 74 0.3% 77   21 53 252.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,315 10.5% 2,381   1,811 504 27.8%
Educational Services 426 1.9% 507   452 -26 -5.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,463 6.6% 1,455   1,220 243 19.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 271 1.2% 317   225 46 20.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 907 4.1% 1,022   781 126 16.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 522 2.4% 537   405 117 28.9%
Public Administration 521 2.4% 528   529 -8 -1.5%
Information Not Available 2,131 9.6% 2,262   2,770 -639 -23.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 394,118 350,623 346,973
Male 235,645 59.8% 199,960   194,637 41,008 21.1%
Female 158,379 40.2% 150,386   152,150 6,229 4.1%
Information Not Available 94 0.0% 277   186 -92 -49.5%
 
Ethnicity 394,118 350,623 346,973
Hispanic or Latino 166,359 42.2% 138,825   137,056 29,303 21.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 196,215 49.8% 179,520   178,518 17,697 9.9%
Information Not Available 31,544 8.0% 32,278   31,399 145 0.5%
 
Race 394,118 350,623 346,973
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,943 1.0% 2,590   2,050 1,893 92.3%
Asian 27,320 6.9% 25,157   27,113 207 0.8%
Black or African American 27,226 6.9% 26,359   26,088 1,138 4.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 137,725 34.9% 125,414   123,267 14,458 11.7%
Information Not Available 197,904 50.2% 171,103   168,455 29,449 17.5%
 
Years of Age 394,118 350,623 346,973
Younger than 22 11,641 2.3% 6,844   8,851 2,790 31.5%
22-24 19,809 3.9% 18,035   18,541 1,268 6.8%
25-34 88,062 17.3% 78,153   75,376 12,686 16.8%
35-44 95,197 18.7% 91,749   92,427 2,770 3.0%
45-54 104,115 20.5% 91,563   90,004 14,111 15.7%
55-59 35,206 6.9% 29,689   29,815 5,391 18.1%
60-64 23,095 4.5% 21,272   19,287 3,808 19.7%
65 and older 16,805 3.3% 13,226   12,299 4,506 36.6%
Information Not Available 188 0.0% 92   373 -185 -49.6%
 
Industry 394,118 350,623 346,973
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 71,163 15.3% 56,235   59,910 11,253 18.8%
Mining 563 0.1% 740   745 -182 -24.4%
Utilities 751 0.2% 647   559 192 34.3%
Construction 59,240 12.7% 49,296   39,691 19,549 49.3%
Manufacturing 51,072 11.0% 46,614   47,425 3,647 7.7%
Wholesale Trade 3,098 0.7% 1,942   2,050 1,048 51.1%
Retail Trade 26,944 5.8% 21,920   24,970 1,974 7.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,576 2.1% 8,601   8,013 1,563 19.5%
Information 29,573 6.4% 28,209   26,181 3,392 13.0%
Finance and Insurance 9,200 2.0% 9,989   7,547 1,653 21.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,694 1.0% 4,069   3,075 1,619 52.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,788 1.0% 4,162   4,472 316 7.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 52,950 11.4% 48,741   47,704 5,246 11.0%
Educational Services 8,543 1.8% 10,359   9,597 -1,054 -11.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16,336 3.5% 16,370   17,516 -1,180 -6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,947 1.5% 6,104   6,988 -41 -0.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 12,111 2.6% 11,931   13,137 -1,026 -7.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9,764 2.1% 6,659   8,572 1,192 13.9%
Public Administration 3,661 0.8% 4,347   2,982 679 22.8%
Information Not Available 13,144 2.8% 13,688   15,839 -2,695 -17.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,232 26,812 24,099
Male 16,865 64.3% 16,798   14,361 2,504 17.4%
Female 9,367 35.7% 10,014   9,738 -371 -3.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,232 26,812 24,099
Hispanic or Latino 6,622 25.2% 6,609   5,608 1,014 18.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,735 60.0% 16,221   14,441 1,294 9.0%
Information Not Available 3,875 14.8% 3,982   4,050 -175 -4.3%
 
Race 26,232 26,812 24,099
American Indian or Alaskan Native 478 1.8% 466   391 87 22.3%
Asian 404 1.5% 437   456 -52 -11.4%
Black or African American 1,564 6.0% 1,628   1,594 -30 -1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 77 0.3% 66   94 -17 -18.1%
White 17,340 66.1% 17,908   16,138 1,202 7.4%
Information Not Available 6,369 24.3% 6,307   5,426 943 17.4%
 
Years of Age 26,232 26,812 24,099
Younger than 22 544 1.3% 561   465 79 17.0%
22-24 993 2.4% 992   986 7 0.7%
25-34 5,217 12.4% 5,386   4,834 383 7.9%
35-44 6,811 16.1% 6,994   6,451 360 5.6%
45-54 7,823 18.5% 7,935   7,128 695 9.8%
55-59 2,826 6.7% 2,801   2,421 405 16.7%
60-64 1,388 3.3% 1,467   1,181 207 17.5%
65 and older 620 1.5% 658   622 -2 -0.3%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 18   11 -1 -9.1%
 
Industry 26,232 26,812 24,099
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 218 0.8% 220   207 11 5.3%
Mining 330 1.2% 312   201 129 64.2%
Utilities 28 0.1% 33   31 -3 -9.7%
Construction 7,048 26.6% 6,755   4,853 2,195 45.2%
Manufacturing 2,608 9.9% 2,766   2,438 170 7.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,008 3.8% 983   927 81 8.7%
Retail Trade 2,095 7.9% 2,170   2,307 -212 -9.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 756 2.9% 781   759 -3 -0.4%
Information 722 2.7% 791   743 -21 -2.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,239 4.7% 1,291   1,024 215 21.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 522 2.0% 525   537 -15 -2.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,599 6.0% 1,638   1,542 57 3.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 145 0.5% 153   114 31 27.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,064 11.6% 3,115   3,131 -67 -2.1%
Educational Services 417 1.6% 532   446 -29 -6.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,270 4.8% 1,318   1,414 -144 -10.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 385 1.5% 400   418 -33 -7.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,001 3.8% 1,190   1,091 -90 -8.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 552 2.1% 528   613 -61 -10.0%
Public Administration 668 2.5% 706   731 -63 -8.6%
Information Not Available 557 2.1% 605   572 -15 -2.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,540 47,100 47,077
Male 33,076 66.8% 30,204   30,944 2,132 6.9%
Female 16,464 33.2% 16,896   16,133 331 2.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 49,540 47,100 47,077
Hispanic or Latino 7,815 15.8% 7,358   6,988 827 11.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,725 84.2% 39,742   40,089 1,636 4.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 49,540 47,100 47,077
American Indian or Alaskan Native 169 0.3% 163   135 34 25.2%
Asian 591 1.2% 535   566 25 4.4%
Black or African American 5,880 11.9% 5,932   5,438 442 8.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 29,716 60.0% 27,586   28,300 1,416 5.0%
Information Not Available 13,184 26.6% 12,884   12,638 546 4.3%
 
Years of Age 49,540 47,100 47,077
Younger than 22 1,371 1.8% 1,235   1,203 168 14.0%
22-24 2,892 3.8% 2,791   2,753 139 5.0%
25-34 10,882 14.3% 10,280   10,295 587 5.7%
35-44 12,306 16.2% 11,504   12,486 -180 -1.4%
45-54 12,325 16.2% 11,722   11,451 874 7.6%
55-59 4,313 5.7% 4,173   4,075 238 5.8%
60-64 3,169 4.2% 3,065   2,937 232 7.9%
65 and older 2,282 3.0% 2,330   1,877 405 21.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 49,540 47,100 47,077
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 756 1.5% 791   672 84 12.5%
Mining 89 0.2% 52   59 30 50.8%
Utilities 58 0.1% 52   65 -7 -10.8%
Construction 10,877 21.6% 8,540   10,622 255 2.4%
Manufacturing 5,719 11.4% 5,762   5,213 506 9.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,995 4.0% 1,921   1,826 169 9.3%
Retail Trade 5,264 10.5% 5,192   5,373 -109 -2.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,415 2.8% 1,348   1,152 263 22.8%
Information 694 1.4% 729   675 19 2.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,216 4.4% 1,920   1,831 385 21.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 672 1.3% 686   663 9 1.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,602 3.2% 1,684   1,714 -112 -6.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 157 0.3% 177   201 -44 -21.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,019 14.0% 6,633   6,366 653 10.3%
Educational Services 1,024 2.0% 1,114   889 135 15.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,071 6.1% 3,154   2,998 73 2.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,803 3.6% 1,746   1,789 14 0.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,572 5.1% 3,107   2,417 155 6.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,276 2.5% 1,226   1,152 124 10.8%
Public Administration 454 0.9% 510   501 -47 -9.4%
Information Not Available 807 1.6% 756   899 -92 -10.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,947 10,030 3,508
Male 2,051 52.0% 4,889   1,690 361 21.4%
Female 1,896 48.0% 5,141   1,818 78 4.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,947 10,030 3,508
Hispanic or Latino 311 7.9% 847   255 56 22.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,896 73.4% 7,330   2,656 240 9.0%
Information Not Available 740 18.7% 1,853   597 143 24.0%
 
Race 3,947 10,030 3,508
American Indian or Alaskan Native 33 0.8% 99   28 5 17.9%
Asian 120 3.0% 384   130 -10 -7.7%
Black or African American 2,942 74.5% 7,320   2,565 377 14.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 64 1.6% 187   51 13 25.5%
White 672 17.0% 1,736   652 20 3.1%
Information Not Available 116 2.9% 304   82 34 41.5%
 
Years of Age 3,947 10,030 3,508
Younger than 22 95 2.1% 208   70 25 35.7%
22-24 203 4.5% 549   186 17 9.1%
25-34 959 21.5% 2,391   833 126 15.1%
35-44 1,069 24.0% 2,793   1,030 39 3.8%
45-54 1,071 24.0% 2,683   883 188 21.3%
55-59 327 7.3% 797   300 27 9.0%
60-64 157 3.5% 412   134 23 17.2%
65 and older 66 1.5% 195   67 -1 -1.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   5 -5 -100.0%
 
Industry 3,947 10,030 3,508
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 6 0.2% 12   2 4 200.0%
Construction 26 0.7% 49   23 3 13.0%
Manufacturing 3 0.1% 3   5 -2 -40.0%
Wholesale Trade 4 0.1% 10   1 3 300.0%
Retail Trade 11 0.3% 18   3 8 266.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 7   1 -1 -100.0%
Information 15 0.4% 29   9 6 66.7%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 4   4 -4 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4 0.1% 19   3 1 33.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 59 1.5% 118   54 5 9.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1 0.0% 5   3 -2 -66.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6 0.2% 28   9 -3 -33.3%
Educational Services 26 0.7% 46   10 16 160.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 30 0.8% 61   43 -13 -30.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5 0.1% 10   0 5 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4 0.1% 6   0 4 0.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 36 0.9% 82   32 4 12.5%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 3,711 94.0% 9,523   3,305 406 12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,238 9,483 8,824
Male 5,922 52.7% 4,623   4,339 1,583 36.5%
Female 5,316 47.3% 4,860   4,485 831 18.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,238 9,483 8,824
Hispanic or Latino 442 3.9% 349   360 82 22.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,796 96.1% 9,134   8,464 2,332 27.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 11,238 9,483 8,824
American Indian or Alaskan Native 29 0.3% 24   17 12 70.6%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 4,523 40.2% 3,886   3,475 1,048 30.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 56 0.5% 52   51 5 9.8%
White 5,821 51.8% 4,854   4,617 1,204 26.1%
Information Not Available 809 7.2% 667   662 147 22.2%
 
Years of Age 11,238 9,483 8,824
Younger than 22 2,460 14.6% 2,143   1,663 797 47.9%
22-24 854 5.1% 728   722 132 18.3%
25-34 2,581 15.3% 2,078   1,965 616 31.3%
35-44 2,934 17.4% 2,501   2,398 536 22.4%
45-54 1,732 10.3% 1,463   1,408 324 23.0%
55-59 380 2.3% 301   371 9 2.4%
60-64 184 1.1% 147   165 19 11.5%
65 and older 88 0.5% 93   114 -26 -22.8%
Information Not Available 25 0.1% 29   18 7 38.9%
 
Industry 11,238 9,483 8,824
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 42 0.4% 30   17 25 147.1%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 15 0.1% 7   4 11 275.0%
Construction 1,442 12.8% 964   806 636 78.9%
Manufacturing 1,069 9.5% 739   733 336 45.8%
Wholesale Trade 432 3.8% 436   274 158 57.7%
Retail Trade 1,776 15.7% 1,549   1,474 302 20.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 277 2.5% 241   276 1 0.4%
Information 130 1.2% 108   88 42 47.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,033 9.2% 843   737 296 40.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 226 2.0% 184   184 42 22.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 466 4.1% 412   347 119 34.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29 0.3% 35   43 -14 -32.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,847 16.4% 1,599   1,570 277 17.6%
Educational Services 172 1.5% 208   99 73 73.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 714 6.3% 657   703 11 1.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 206 1.8% 180   180 26 14.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 974 8.6% 932   913 61 6.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 238 2.1% 236   283 -45 -15.9%
Public Administration 96 0.9% 82   64 32 50.0%
Information Not Available 54 0.5% 41   27 27 100.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 84,537 91,368 77,023
Male 47,747 56.5% 48,591   37,198 10,549 28.4%
Female 36,758 43.5% 42,740   39,750 -2,992 -7.5%
Information Not Available 32 0.0% 37   75 -43 -57.3%
 
Ethnicity 84,537 91,368 77,023
Hispanic or Latino 26,937 31.9% 28,962   26,688 249 0.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 49,660 58.7% 54,554   41,402 8,258 19.9%
Information Not Available 7,940 9.4% 7,852   8,933 -993 -11.1%
 
Race 84,537 91,368 77,023
American Indian or Alaskan Native 519 0.6% 519   263 256 97.3%
Asian 972 1.1% 1,185   901 71 7.9%
Black or African American 15,041 17.8% 16,666   14,451 590 4.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,269 2.7% 2,481   863 1,406 162.9%
White 49,303 58.3% 53,554   43,429 5,874 13.5%
Information Not Available 16,433 19.4% 16,963   17,116 -683 -4.0%
 
Years of Age 84,537 91,368 77,023
Younger than 22 1,912 1.5% 1,296   1,164 748 64.3%
22-24 3,728 2.9% 3,778   3,040 688 22.6%
25-34 17,083 13.4% 18,703   15,727 1,356 8.6%
35-44 21,232 16.7% 22,333   18,130 3,102 17.1%
45-54 22,399 17.6% 24,110   19,781 2,618 13.2%
55-59 7,585 5.9% 8,815   9,271 -1,686 -18.2%
60-64 6,321 5.0% 6,704   5,443 878 16.1%
65 and older 4,277 3.4% 5,629   4,467 -190 -4.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 84,537 91,368 77,023
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 421 0.5% 370   413 8 1.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 37   751 -751 -100.0%
Utilities 97 0.1% 222   225 -128 -56.9%
Construction 9,595 11.3% 9,666   5,067 4,528 89.4%
Manufacturing 6,483 7.6% 6,259   5,217 1,266 24.3%
Wholesale Trade 3,955 4.7% 3,481   3,866 89 2.3%
Retail Trade 7,229 8.5% 9,074   7,582 -353 -4.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,237 2.6% 2,815   2,102 135 6.4%
Information 2,107 2.5% 1,926   2,627 -520 -19.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,404 4.0% 3,667   3,491 -87 -2.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,431 2.9% 2,444   1,877 554 29.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,117 4.8% 5,222   4,729 -612 -12.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 746 0.9% 519   300 446 148.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 16,013 18.8% 16,370   11,749 4,264 36.3%
Educational Services 1,135 1.3% 1,889   676 459 67.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,251 6.2% 5,815   4,842 409 8.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,686 2.0% 1,407   1,652 34 2.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,506 5.3% 4,259   4,279 227 5.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,750 2.1% 1,926   2,440 -690 -28.3%
Public Administration 1,102 1.3% 1,222   1,426 -324 -22.7%
Information Not Available 10,272 12.1% 12,778   11,712 -1,440 -12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 50,785 58,636 51,566
Male 25,402 50.0% 29,180   24,656 746 3.0%
Female 24,208 47.7% 27,859   25,053 -845 -3.4%
Information Not Available 1,175 2.3% 1,597   1,857 -682 -36.7%
 
Ethnicity 50,785 58,636 51,566
Hispanic or Latino 199 0.4% 437   199 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 49,409 97.3% 56,602   49,510 -101 -0.2%
Information Not Available 1,177 2.3% 1,597   1,857 -680 -36.6%
 
Race 50,785 58,636 51,566
American Indian or Alaskan Native 184 0.4% 197   165 19 11.5%
Asian 702 1.4% 845   782 -80 -10.2%
Black or African American 26,471 52.1% 30,964   25,903 568 2.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 22,247 43.8% 25,031   22,859 -612 -2.7%
Information Not Available 1,181 2.3% 1,599   1,857 -676 -36.4%
 
Years of Age 50,785 58,636 51,566
Younger than 22 971 1.4% 1,345   1,194 -223 -18.7%
22-24 2,105 3.0% 2,720   2,441 -336 -13.8%
25-34 9,807 13.9% 13,246   11,706 -1,899 -16.2%
35-44 11,333 16.0% 15,380   14,042 -2,709 -19.3%
45-54 10,728 15.2% 14,077   12,391 -1,663 -13.4%
55-59 3,508 5.0% 4,637   4,207 -699 -16.6%
60-64 2,230 3.1% 2,921   2,351 -121 -5.1%
65 and older 1,172 1.7% 1,532   1,399 -227 -16.2%
Information Not Available 8,931 12.6% 2,778   1,835 7,096 386.7%
 
Industry 50,785 58,636 51,566
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,232 2.4% 1,356   960 272 28.3%
Mining 49 0.1% 54   82 -33 -40.2%
Utilities 98 0.2% 95   111 -13 -11.7%
Construction 3,444 6.6% 3,694   3,477 -33 -0.9%
Manufacturing 6,951 13.4% 8,612   6,340 611 9.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,724 5.2% 4,072   2,635 89 3.4%
Retail Trade 3,634 7.0% 3,883   4,921 -1,287 -26.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,438 2.8% 1,693   1,597 -159 -10.0%
Information 1,077 2.1% 1,170   1,443 -366 -25.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,648 3.2% 1,650   1,638 10 0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 961 1.8% 1,049   1,040 -79 -7.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,447 16.2% 9,304   9,021 -574 -6.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 81 0.2% 93   112 -31 -27.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 200 0.4% 208   184 16 8.7%
Educational Services 1,168 2.2% 1,476   1,285 -117 -9.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,708 5.2% 2,870   2,902 -194 -6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,326 4.5% 3,170   2,448 -122 -5.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 504 1.0% 763   605 -101 -16.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 750 1.4% 913   686 64 9.3%
Public Administration 589 1.1% 629   763 -174 -22.8%
Information Not Available 10,756 20.7% 11,882   9,316 1,440 15.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,601 6,456 5,805
Male 4,335 65.7% 4,279   3,889 446 11.5%
Female 2,266 34.3% 2,177   1,916 350 18.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,601 6,456 5,805
Hispanic or Latino 424 6.4% 374   316 108 34.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,867 73.7% 4,827   4,237 630 14.9%
Information Not Available 1,310 19.8% 1,255   1,252 58 4.6%
 
Race 6,601 6,456 5,805
American Indian or Alaskan Native 53 0.8% 54   46 7 15.2%
Asian 2,310 35.0% 2,124   1,866 444 23.8%
Black or African American 128 1.9% 137   144 -16 -11.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,561 23.6% 1,658   1,424 137 9.6%
White 1,718 26.0% 1,649   1,512 206 13.6%
Information Not Available 831 12.6% 834   813 18 2.2%
 
Years of Age 6,601 6,456 5,805
Younger than 22 113 1.4% 118   91 22 24.2%
22-24 298 3.8% 299   250 48 19.2%
25-34 1,448 18.5% 1,460   1,348 100 7.4%
35-44 1,613 20.6% 1,630   1,496 117 7.8%
45-54 1,721 21.9% 1,681   1,542 179 11.6%
55-59 711 9.1% 652   551 160 29.0%
60-64 473 6.0% 404   331 142 42.9%
65 and older 224 2.9% 212   196 28 14.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,601 6,456 5,805
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 339 4.9% 191   200 139 69.5%
Mining 2 0.0% 0   2 0 0.0%
Utilities 3 0.0% 4   4 -1 -25.0%
Construction 1,899 27.4% 1,964   1,776 123 6.9%
Manufacturing 195 2.8% 207   120 75 62.5%
Wholesale Trade 118 1.7% 115   116 2 1.7%
Retail Trade 420 6.1% 377   395 25 6.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 259 3.7% 465   328 -69 -21.0%
Information 126 1.8% 126   97 29 29.9%
Finance and Insurance 89 1.3% 91   79 10 12.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 120 1.7% 111   105 15 14.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 183 2.6% 175   154 29 18.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20 0.3% 20   9 11 122.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 739 10.6% 650   587 152 25.9%
Educational Services 43 0.6% 44   42 1 2.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 318 4.6% 331   297 21 7.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 96 1.4% 102   82 14 17.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 626 9.0% 531   487 139 28.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 157 2.3% 158   151 6 4.0%
Public Administration 109 1.6% 107   99 10 10.1%
Information Not Available 740 10.7% 687   675 65 9.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 39,519 37,093 33,909
Male 29,918 75.7% 26,810   24,589 5,329 21.7%
Female 9,601 24.3% 10,283   9,320 281 3.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 39,519 37,093 33,909
Hispanic or Latino 1,749 4.4% 1,757   1,211 538 44.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,298 94.4% 34,866   32,218 5,080 15.8%
Information Not Available 472 1.2% 470   480 -8 -1.7%
 
Race 39,519 37,093 33,909
American Indian or Alaskan Native 169 0.4% 165   155 14 9.0%
Asian 203 0.5% 232   164 39 23.8%
Black or African American 1,196 3.0% 1,228   991 205 20.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 35,730 90.4% 33,241   30,908 4,822 15.6%
Information Not Available 2,221 5.6% 2,227   1,691 530 31.3%
 
Years of Age 39,519 37,093 33,909
Younger than 22 1,094 1.5% 1,018   986 108 11.0%
22-24 2,599 3.6% 2,308   2,198 401 18.2%
25-34 9,388 12.9% 8,706   7,811 1,577 20.2%
35-44 9,313 12.8% 8,618   8,016 1,297 16.2%
45-54 9,824 13.5% 9,341   8,440 1,384 16.4%
55-59 3,279 4.5% 3,167   2,930 349 11.9%
60-64 2,264 3.1% 2,180   1,896 368 19.4%
65 and older 1,748 2.4% 1,738   1,624 124 7.6%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 17   8 2 25.0%
 
Industry 39,519 37,093 33,909
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 207 0.5% 213   196 11 5.6%
Mining 573 1.4% 500   392 181 46.2%
Utilities 70 0.2% 41   52 18 34.6%
Construction 14,238 35.8% 11,407   11,518 2,720 23.6%
Manufacturing 8,687 21.9% 8,573   6,676 2,011 30.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,055 2.7% 1,088   963 92 9.6%
Retail Trade 2,581 6.5% 2,460   2,632 -51 -1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,210 3.0% 1,095   969 241 24.9%
Information 559 1.4% 601   516 43 8.3%
Finance and Insurance 497 1.3% 499   603 -106 -17.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 282 0.7% 281   271 11 4.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,097 2.8% 1,103   828 269 32.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 45 0.1% 42   20 25 125.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,206 8.1% 3,215   3,116 90 2.9%
Educational Services 265 0.7% 295   271 -6 -2.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,299 3.3% 1,388   1,245 54 4.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 649 1.6% 755   623 26 4.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,167 2.9% 1,496   1,248 -81 -6.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 607 1.5% 592   624 -17 -2.7%
Public Administration 687 1.7% 704   730 -43 -5.9%
Information Not Available 538 1.4% 745   416 122 29.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,484 18,630 17,694
Male 13,249 71.7% 13,321   12,520 729 5.8%
Female 5,235 28.3% 5,309   5,174 61 1.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,484 18,630 17,694
Hispanic or Latino 2,850 15.4% 2,930   2,771 79 2.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,198 76.8% 13,946   13,062 1,136 8.7%
Information Not Available 1,436 7.8% 1,754   1,861 -425 -22.8%
 
Race 18,484 18,630 17,694
American Indian or Alaskan Native 400 2.2% 425   373 27 7.2%
Asian 161 0.9% 198   152 9 5.9%
Black or African American 84 0.5% 94   70 14 20.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 50 0.3% 49   40 10 25.0%
White 14,266 77.2% 14,273   13,690 576 4.2%
Information Not Available 3,523 19.1% 3,591   3,369 154 4.6%
 
Years of Age 18,484 18,630 17,694
Younger than 22 621 2.0% 603   506 115 22.7%
22-24 1,206 3.8% 1,232   1,075 131 12.2%
25-34 4,218 13.3% 4,415   3,934 284 7.2%
35-44 4,283 13.5% 4,236   4,160 123 3.0%
45-54 4,738 14.9% 4,722   4,693 45 1.0%
55-59 1,630 5.1% 1,657   1,623 7 0.4%
60-64 1,036 3.3% 992   1,021 15 1.5%
65 and older 752 2.4% 773   682 70 10.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,484 18,630 17,694
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,604 8.0% 1,295   1,607 -3 -0.2%
Mining 146 0.7% 164   121 25 20.7%
Utilities 93 0.5% 97   84 9 10.7%
Construction 4,655 23.2% 4,643   3,769 886 23.5%
Manufacturing 2,412 12.0% 2,437   2,288 124 5.4%
Wholesale Trade 581 2.9% 606   614 -33 -5.4%
Retail Trade 1,404 7.0% 1,447   1,306 98 7.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 535 2.7% 461   522 13 2.5%
Information 166 0.8% 162   145 21 14.5%
Finance and Insurance 209 1.0% 224   166 43 25.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 148 0.7% 137   124 24 19.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 440 2.2% 443   434 6 1.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.1% 13   4 11 275.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,813 9.0% 1,799   1,731 82 4.7%
Educational Services 149 0.7% 167   179 -30 -16.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 717 3.6% 732   771 -54 -7.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 320 1.6% 354   353 -33 -9.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 614 3.1% 698   646 -32 -5.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 250 1.2% 252   245 5 2.0%
Public Administration 481 2.4% 513   481 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 1,732 8.6% 1,986   2,104 -372 -17.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 182,737 175,543 166,629
Male 127,797 69.9% 117,298   112,012 15,785 14.1%
Female 54,940 30.1% 58,245   54,617 323 0.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 182,737 175,543 166,629
Hispanic or Latino 36,302 19.9% 34,432   32,568 3,734 11.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 146,435 80.1% 141,111   134,061 12,374 9.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 182,737 175,543 166,629
American Indian or Alaskan Native 647 0.4% 649   539 108 20.0%
Asian 3,356 1.8% 3,265   3,377 -21 -0.6%
Black or African American 34,417 18.8% 36,266   34,082 335 1.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 143,351 78.4% 134,445   128,059 15,292 11.9%
Information Not Available 965 0.5% 918   572 393 68.7%
 
Years of Age 182,737 175,543 166,629
Younger than 22 3,504 1.1% 3,436   3,331 173 5.2%
22-24 8,879 2.8% 8,621   8,582 297 3.5%
25-34 44,027 13.9% 42,265   40,123 3,904 9.7%
35-44 49,380 15.6% 46,856   45,699 3,681 8.1%
45-54 48,654 15.3% 46,372   43,294 5,360 12.4%
55-59 15,173 4.8% 14,819   13,678 1,495 10.9%
60-64 8,857 2.8% 8,733   7,863 994 12.6%
65 and older 4,263 1.3% 4,441   4,059 204 5.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 182,737 175,543 166,629
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,379 0.7% 1,389   1,294 85 6.6%
Mining 971 0.5% 891   669 302 45.1%
Utilities 203 0.1% 214   278 -75 -27.0%
Construction 52,541 28.5% 41,355   40,339 12,202 30.2%
Manufacturing 24,569 13.3% 25,785   21,657 2,912 13.4%
Wholesale Trade 7,475 4.1% 7,440   7,313 162 2.2%
Retail Trade 13,951 7.6% 13,813   13,148 803 6.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,987 3.8% 7,228   7,192 -205 -2.9%
Information 2,558 1.4% 2,688   2,793 -235 -8.4%
Finance and Insurance 5,923 3.2% 5,933   5,743 180 3.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,197 1.2% 2,226   2,242 -45 -2.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,229 3.9% 7,316   7,198 31 0.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 574 0.3% 773   352 222 63.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 25,414 13.8% 25,826   24,448 966 4.0%
Educational Services 3,119 1.7% 3,492   2,859 260 9.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,046 4.4% 8,435   8,402 -356 -4.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,585 1.9% 3,603   3,779 -194 -5.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,865 3.7% 7,626   7,336 -471 -6.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,565 1.9% 3,728   3,995 -430 -10.8%
Public Administration 2,805 1.5% 2,850   3,086 -281 -9.1%
Information Not Available 2,781 1.5% 2,932   2,506 275 11.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 76,471 73,835 66,915
Male 52,954 69.2% 48,347   44,838 8,116 18.1%
Female 23,475 30.7% 25,472   22,077 1,398 6.3%
Information Not Available 42 0.1% 16   0 42 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 76,471 73,835 66,915
Hispanic or Latino 3,558 4.7% 3,802   2,881 677 23.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 68,638 89.8% 67,694   62,906 5,732 9.1%
Information Not Available 4,275 5.6% 2,339   1,128 3,147 279.0%
 
Race 76,471 73,835 66,915
American Indian or Alaskan Native 310 0.4% 301   267 43 16.1%
Asian 342 0.4% 389   241 101 41.9%
Black or African American 8,294 10.8% 8,663   7,656 638 8.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 61 0.1% 51   46 15 32.6%
White 63,567 83.1% 60,062   55,517 8,050 14.5%
Information Not Available 3,897 5.1% 4,369   3,188 709 22.2%
 
Years of Age 76,471 73,835 66,915
Younger than 22 1,710 1.3% 1,735   1,644 66 4.0%
22-24 4,324 3.2% 4,281   3,727 597 16.0%
25-34 18,980 13.9% 18,314   15,952 3,028 19.0%
35-44 20,223 14.8% 19,288   17,400 2,823 16.2%
45-54 19,466 14.3% 18,569   17,441 2,025 11.6%
55-59 6,127 4.5% 5,881   5,491 636 11.6%
60-64 3,541 2.6% 3,576   3,231 310 9.6%
65 and older 2,100 1.5% 2,191   2,029 71 3.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 76,471 73,835 66,915
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 339 0.4% 359   333 6 1.8%
Mining 406 0.5% 306   267 139 52.1%
Utilities 75 0.1% 61   41 34 82.9%
Construction 20,971 27.3% 14,891   16,637 4,334 26.1%
Manufacturing 16,855 21.9% 19,741   14,462 2,393 16.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,926 2.5% 1,969   1,999 -73 -3.7%
Retail Trade 5,249 6.8% 5,182   5,143 106 2.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,644 4.7% 3,225   3,077 567 18.4%
Information 455 0.6% 453   506 -51 -10.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,278 1.7% 1,270   1,138 140 12.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 857 1.1% 832   841 16 1.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,457 1.9% 1,480   1,284 173 13.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 118 0.2% 113   126 -8 -6.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,918 10.3% 8,156   7,280 638 8.8%
Educational Services 613 0.8% 733   650 -37 -5.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,162 4.1% 3,122   3,011 151 5.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,168 1.5% 1,338   1,251 -83 -6.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,336 3.0% 2,769   2,565 -229 -8.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,212 1.6% 1,224   1,261 -49 -3.9%
Public Administration 615 0.8% 665   559 56 10.0%
Information Not Available 5,817 7.6% 5,946   4,484 1,333 29.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,359 19,638 20,221
Male 16,450 70.4% 12,364   12,620 3,830 30.3%
Female 6,909 29.6% 7,274   7,601 -692 -9.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,359 19,638 20,221
Hispanic or Latino 1,641 7.0% 1,381   1,306 335 25.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,294 56.9% 10,961   11,627 1,667 14.3%
Information Not Available 8,424 36.1% 7,296   7,288 1,136 15.6%
 
Race 23,359 19,638 20,221
American Indian or Alaskan Native 347 1.5% 301   308 39 12.7%
Asian 226 1.0% 258   238 -12 -5.0%
Black or African American 2,728 11.7% 2,772   2,765 -37 -1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 37 0.2% 31   30 7 23.3%
White 18,060 77.3% 14,621   15,231 2,829 18.6%
Information Not Available 1,961 8.4% 1,655   1,649 312 18.9%
 
Years of Age 23,359 19,638 20,221
Younger than 22 488 1.2% 389   481 7 1.5%
22-24 1,361 3.4% 1,189   1,192 169 14.2%
25-34 5,788 14.4% 4,737   4,857 931 19.2%
35-44 5,801 14.4% 4,855   5,133 668 13.0%
45-54 6,161 15.3% 5,148   5,329 832 15.6%
55-59 2,019 5.0% 1,743   1,714 305 17.8%
60-64 1,128 2.8% 1,000   925 203 21.9%
65 and older 613 1.5% 577   590 23 3.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,359 19,638 20,221
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 331 1.4% 328   366 -35 -9.6%
Mining 199 0.8% 179   121 78 64.5%
Utilities 70 0.3% 18   43 27 62.8%
Construction 7,807 33.0% 4,536   4,267 3,540 83.0%
Manufacturing 3,149 13.3% 2,723   2,752 397 14.4%
Wholesale Trade 800 3.4% 747   841 -41 -4.9%
Retail Trade 1,490 6.3% 1,469   1,811 -321 -17.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 739 3.1% 667   612 127 20.8%
Information 437 1.8% 437   445 -8 -1.8%
Finance and Insurance 533 2.2% 489   525 8 1.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 278 1.2% 281   333 -55 -16.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 676 2.9% 717   706 -30 -4.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.2% 52   49 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,994 8.4% 2,096   2,023 -29 -1.4%
Educational Services 264 1.1% 274   239 25 10.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,279 5.4% 1,298   1,493 -214 -14.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 188 0.8% 180   169 19 11.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 587 2.5% 716   729 -142 -19.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 454 1.9% 443   505 -51 -10.1%
Public Administration 406 1.7% 422   425 -19 -4.5%
Information Not Available 1,629 6.9% 1,566   1,767 -138 -7.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,986 40,652 35,053
Male 29,278 71.4% 27,227   23,236 6,042 26.0%
Female 11,708 28.6% 13,425   11,817 -109 -0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 40,986 40,652 35,053
Hispanic or Latino 40 0.1% 87   0 40 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,946 99.9% 40,565   35,053 5,893 16.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 40,986 40,652 35,053
American Indian or Alaskan Native 142 0.3% 123   137 5 3.6%
Asian 165 0.4% 105   151 14 9.3%
Black or African American 3,717 9.1% 4,651   4,012 -295 -7.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0% 0   0 4 0.0%
White 36,641 89.4% 35,427   30,753 5,888 19.1%
Information Not Available 317 0.8% 346   0 317 0.0%
 
Years of Age 40,986 40,652 35,053
Younger than 22 770 1.0% 739   754 16 2.1%
22-24 1,972 2.6% 1,774   1,736 236 13.6%
25-34 9,713 12.9% 9,644   8,345 1,368 16.4%
35-44 10,738 14.3% 11,632   9,230 1,508 16.3%
45-54 10,853 14.4% 10,315   9,550 1,303 13.6%
55-59 3,236 4.3% 3,452   2,582 654 25.3%
60-64 2,275 3.0% 1,965   1,732 543 31.4%
65 and older 1,429 1.9% 1,131   1,124 305 27.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 40,986 40,652 35,053
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 147 0.4% 96   142 5 3.5%
Mining 855 2.1% 766   589 266 45.2%
Utilities 36 0.1% 55   27 9 33.3%
Construction 10,626 25.8% 7,337   7,197 3,429 47.6%
Manufacturing 7,207 17.5% 12,066   6,269 938 15.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,287 3.1% 1,249   1,179 108 9.2%
Retail Trade 2,524 6.1% 2,563   2,966 -442 -14.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,678 4.1% 1,550   1,727 -49 -2.8%
Information 374 0.9% 602   567 -193 -34.0%
Finance and Insurance 730 1.8% 866   708 22 3.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 303 0.7% 360   297 6 2.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 752 1.8% 871   777 -25 -3.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 27 0.1% 73   46 -19 -41.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,397 8.3% 3,019   2,984 413 13.8%
Educational Services 410 1.0% 511   411 -1 -0.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,887 4.6% 1,756   1,586 301 19.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,180 2.9% 967   964 216 22.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,224 3.0% 1,984   1,426 -202 -14.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 797 1.9% 784   777 20 2.6%
Public Administration 543 1.3% 547   553 -10 -1.8%
Information Not Available 5,002 12.2% 2,630   3,861 1,141 29.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,678 20,772 35,501
Male 9,921 53.1% 10,800   15,613 -5,692 -36.5%
Female 8,757 46.9% 9,972   19,888 -11,131 -56.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,678 20,772 35,501
Hispanic or Latino 396 2.1% 403   1,170 -774 -66.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,230 97.6% 20,247   32,045 -13,815 -43.1%
Information Not Available 52 0.3% 122   2,286 -2,234 -97.7%
 
Race 18,678 20,772 35,501
American Indian or Alaskan Native 111 0.6% 147   210 -99 -47.1%
Asian 154 0.8% 166   610 -456 -74.8%
Black or African American 10,067 53.9% 11,107   18,091 -8,024 -44.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1% 22   92 -73 -79.3%
White 8,316 44.5% 9,310   15,956 -7,640 -47.9%
Information Not Available 11 0.1% 20   542 -531 -98.0%
 
Years of Age 18,678 20,772 35,501
Younger than 22 387 1.5% 339   726 -339 -46.7%
22-24 1,031 4.0% 1,092   1,620 -589 -36.4%
25-34 4,567 17.6% 5,073   7,916 -3,349 -42.3%
35-44 4,566 17.6% 5,092   8,832 -4,266 -48.3%
45-54 4,818 18.6% 5,479   9,298 -4,480 -48.2%
55-59 1,607 6.2% 1,919   3,350 -1,743 -52.0%
60-64 1,032 4.0% 1,080   2,070 -1,038 -50.1%
65 and older 669 2.6% 698   1,688 -1,019 -60.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,678 20,772 35,501
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 578 3.0% 514   672 -94 -14.0%
Mining 198 1.0% 190   269 -71 -26.4%
Utilities 40 0.2% 42   94 -54 -57.4%
Construction 2,587 13.4% 2,667   2,210 377 17.1%
Manufacturing 1,917 10.0% 3,175   1,842 75 4.1%
Wholesale Trade 448 2.3% 457   840 -392 -46.7%
Retail Trade 1,367 7.1% 1,358   2,530 -1,163 -46.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 658 3.4% 696   823 -165 -20.0%
Information 346 1.8% 365   366 -20 -5.5%
Finance and Insurance 362 1.9% 375   710 -348 -49.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 254 1.3% 260   493 -239 -48.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 811 4.2% 826   893 -82 -9.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 109 0.6% 85   46 63 137.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,116 5.8% 1,299   1,740 -624 -35.9%
Educational Services 350 1.8% 436   1,799 -1,449 -80.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,343 7.0% 1,376   3,196 -1,853 -58.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 363 1.9% 354   855 -492 -57.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 862 4.5% 1,038   1,886 -1,024 -54.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 712 3.7% 693   839 -127 -15.1%
Public Administration 339 1.8% 382   958 -619 -64.6%
Information Not Available 3,918 20.3% 4,184   12,440 -8,522 -68.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 106,608 103,270 100,996
Male 74,033 69.4% 69,265   68,950 5,083 7.4%
Female 32,575 30.6% 34,005   32,046 529 1.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 106,608 103,270 100,996
Hispanic or Latino 10,709 10.0% 10,548   10,588 121 1.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 93,833 88.0% 90,687   88,320 5,513 6.2%
Information Not Available 2,066 1.9% 2,035   2,088 -22 -1.1%
 
Race 106,608 103,270 100,996
American Indian or Alaskan Native 274 0.3% 276   250 24 9.6%
Asian 2,338 2.2% 2,524   2,433 -95 -3.9%
Black or African American 7,605 7.1% 7,653   7,254 351 4.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 59 0.1% 55   50 9 18.0%
White 87,318 81.9% 84,075   82,681 4,637 5.6%
Information Not Available 9,014 8.5% 8,687   8,328 686 8.2%
 
Years of Age 106,608 103,270 100,996
Younger than 22 3,736 2.0% 3,514   3,655 81 2.2%
22-24 6,216 3.3% 5,851   5,634 582 10.3%
25-34 23,387 12.4% 22,249   22,324 1,063 4.8%
35-44 28,242 15.0% 27,113   27,409 833 3.0%
45-54 26,482 14.1% 25,874   25,180 1,302 5.2%
55-59 9,081 4.8% 9,060   8,812 269 3.1%
60-64 6,020 3.2% 6,039   5,327 693 13.0%
65 and older 3,444 1.8% 3,570   2,655 789 29.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 106,608 103,270 100,996
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,386 1.3% 1,259   1,401 -15 -1.1%
Mining 477 0.4% 381   385 92 23.9%
Utilities 60 0.1% 64   55 5 9.1%
Construction 26,808 24.8% 22,009   23,439 3,369 14.4%
Manufacturing 9,609 8.9% 9,474   10,020 -411 -4.1%
Wholesale Trade 4,244 3.9% 4,068   4,281 -37 -0.9%
Retail Trade 8,869 8.2% 8,564   8,479 390 4.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,982 2.8% 2,857   3,200 -218 -6.8%
Information 1,891 1.8% 1,893   1,617 274 16.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,718 2.5% 2,689   2,571 147 5.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,585 1.5% 1,544   1,434 151 10.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,108 4.7% 5,130   4,820 288 6.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 173 0.2% 141   105 68 64.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,565 12.6% 12,917   12,930 635 4.9%
Educational Services 1,121 1.0% 1,227   1,065 56 5.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,226 4.8% 5,219   5,132 94 1.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,217 3.0% 3,326   3,155 62 2.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,559 6.1% 8,036   6,813 -254 -3.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,278 3.0% 3,125   3,140 138 4.4%
Public Administration 1,696 1.6% 2,065   1,538 158 10.3%
Information Not Available 6,036 5.6% 7,282   5,416 620 11.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 41,162 38,939 39,017
Male 25,757 62.6% 22,162   23,082 2,675 11.6%
Female 15,405 37.4% 16,777   15,935 -530 -3.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 41,162 38,939 39,017
Hispanic or Latino 2,502 6.1% 1,932   2,087 415 19.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,058 92.5% 36,329   36,372 1,686 4.6%
Information Not Available 602 1.5% 678   558 44 7.9%
 
Race 41,162 38,939 39,017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 99 0.2% 99   89 10 11.2%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 16,054 39.0% 16,135   16,362 -308 -1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 66 0.2% 76   74 -8 -10.8%
White 21,839 53.1% 20,019   19,847 1,992 10.0%
Information Not Available 3,104 7.5% 2,610   2,645 459 17.4%
 
Years of Age 41,162 38,939 39,017
Younger than 22 1,052 1.7% 938   961 91 9.5%
22-24 2,140 3.5% 2,089   2,018 122 6.0%
25-34 8,675 14.3% 8,267   8,333 342 4.1%
35-44 10,154 16.8% 9,374   10,131 23 0.2%
45-54 10,708 17.7% 10,130   9,875 833 8.4%
55-59 3,673 6.1% 3,474   3,349 324 9.7%
60-64 2,440 4.0% 2,366   2,248 192 8.5%
65 and older 2,310 3.8% 2,292   2,097 213 10.2%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 9   5 5 100.0%
 
Industry 41,162 38,939 39,017
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 188 0.5% 238   194 -6 -3.1%
Mining 79 0.2% 54   47 32 68.1%
Utilities 39 0.1% 48   31 8 25.8%
Construction 9,531 23.0% 6,552   7,069 2,462 34.8%
Manufacturing 741 1.8% 895   976 -235 -24.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,408 3.4% 1,390   1,345 63 4.7%
Retail Trade 1,254 3.0% 1,273   1,312 -58 -4.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,050 2.5% 891   867 183 21.1%
Information 675 1.6% 738   592 83 14.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,117 2.7% 1,159   1,294 -177 -13.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 877 2.1% 867   946 -69 -7.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,441 5.9% 2,636   2,389 52 2.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 35 0.1% 27   30 5 16.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,639 13.6% 5,636   5,538 101 1.8%
Educational Services 684 1.7% 879   623 61 9.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,195 5.3% 2,296   2,312 -117 -5.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 958 2.3% 881   920 38 4.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,199 7.7% 3,906   3,638 -439 -12.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,054 2.5% 967   1,117 -63 -5.6%
Public Administration 763 1.8% 738   711 52 7.3%
Information Not Available 7,235 17.5% 6,868   7,066 169 2.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,619 13,896 14,187
Male 9,864 67.5% 9,114   9,222 642 7.0%
Female 4,755 32.5% 4,782   4,964 -209 -4.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,619 13,896 14,187
Hispanic or Latino 128 0.9% 117   79 49 62.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,973 81.9% 11,383   11,933 40 0.3%
Information Not Available 2,518 17.2% 2,396   2,175 343 15.8%
 
Race 14,619 13,896 14,187
American Indian or Alaskan Native 127 0.9% 130   85 42 49.4%
Asian 42 0.3% 51   56 -14 -25.0%
Black or African American 119 0.8% 102   115 4 3.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 12,475 85.3% 11,827   12,431 44 0.4%
Information Not Available 1,856 12.7% 1,786   1,500 356 23.7%
 
Years of Age 14,619 13,896 14,187
Younger than 22 595 2.3% 520   509 86 16.9%
22-24 1,005 3.8% 984   964 41 4.3%
25-34 3,295 12.6% 3,094   3,264 31 0.9%
35-44 3,390 12.9% 3,181   3,419 -29 -0.8%
45-54 3,630 13.8% 3,568   3,547 83 2.3%
55-59 1,357 5.2% 1,311   1,269 88 6.9%
60-64 866 3.3% 817   788 78 9.9%
65 and older 481 1.8% 421   427 54 12.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,619 13,896 14,187
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 212 1.4% 203   220 -8 -3.6%
Mining 32 0.2% 26   24 8 33.3%
Utilities 18 0.1% 14   14 4 28.6%
Construction 3,637 24.5% 3,098   3,260 377 11.6%
Manufacturing 1,587 10.7% 1,469   1,604 -17 -1.1%
Wholesale Trade 397 2.7% 384   357 40 11.2%
Retail Trade 1,331 9.0% 1,152   1,334 -3 -0.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 283 1.9% 265   256 27 10.5%
Information 84 0.6% 88   83 1 1.2%
Finance and Insurance 139 0.9% 153   132 7 5.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 86 0.6% 83   90 -4 -4.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 201 1.4% 191   200 1 0.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.1% 6   8 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,089 7.3% 1,050   1,104 -15 -1.4%
Educational Services 121 0.8% 142   138 -17 -12.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 499 3.4% 485   531 -32 -6.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 229 1.5% 288   224 5 2.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,451 9.8% 1,671   1,445 6 0.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 232 1.6% 223   245 -13 -5.3%
Public Administration 208 1.4% 242   186 22 11.8%
Information Not Available 2,775 18.7% 2,663   2,732 43 1.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 198,664 179,085 205,542
Male 138,798 69.9% 120,532   141,623 -2,825 -2.0%
Female 59,856 30.1% 58,543   63,913 -4,057 -6.3%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 10   6 4 66.7%
 
Ethnicity 198,664 179,085 205,542
Hispanic or Latino 8,350 4.2% 7,696   8,835 -485 -5.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 139,990 70.5% 126,999   150,685 -10,695 -7.1%
Information Not Available 50,324 25.3% 44,390   46,022 4,302 9.3%
 
Race 198,664 179,085 205,542
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,365 1.2% 2,131   1,854 511 27.6%
Asian 1,053 0.5% 1,330   1,281 -228 -17.8%
Black or African American 19,479 9.8% 17,404   24,892 -5,413 -21.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 129 0.1% 123   121 8 6.6%
White 116,765 58.8% 105,763   124,238 -7,473 -6.0%
Information Not Available 58,873 29.6% 52,334   53,156 5,717 10.8%
 
Years of Age 198,664 179,085 205,542
Younger than 22 7,991 2.6% 7,066   7,983 8 0.1%
22-24 12,912 4.2% 11,992   13,445 -533 -4.0%
25-34 49,260 16.0% 45,138   51,091 -1,831 -3.6%
35-44 52,497 17.1% 46,718   54,715 -2,218 -4.1%
45-54 48,809 15.9% 43,320   50,895 -2,086 -4.1%
55-59 14,876 4.8% 13,270   15,235 -359 -2.4%
60-64 7,627 2.5% 7,105   7,381 246 3.3%
65 and older 4,689 1.5% 4,470   4,795 -106 -2.2%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 6   2 1 50.0%
 
Industry 198,664 179,085 205,542
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,135 1.1% 2,242   2,118 17 0.8%
Mining 1,221 0.6% 1,225   1,193 28 2.3%
Utilities 183 0.1% 144   124 59 47.6%
Construction 46,387 23.1% 36,530   43,857 2,530 5.8%
Manufacturing 33,929 16.9% 30,029   45,229 -11,300 -25.0%
Wholesale Trade 6,100 3.0% 5,828   5,515 585 10.6%
Retail Trade 14,197 7.1% 12,597   14,710 -513 -3.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,019 3.0% 5,180   6,214 -195 -3.1%
Information 1,294 0.6% 1,310   1,492 -198 -13.3%
Finance and Insurance 3,660 1.8% 3,440   3,024 636 21.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,347 1.2% 2,284   2,243 104 4.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,724 3.3% 6,892   7,197 -473 -6.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,869 0.9% 1,607   1,292 577 44.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 26,210 13.1% 23,615   24,058 2,152 8.9%
Educational Services 2,348 1.2% 2,658   2,283 65 2.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,903 3.9% 7,765   7,825 78 1.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,345 3.2% 6,270   6,262 83 1.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,887 4.4% 8,986   7,992 895 11.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,609 1.8% 3,310   3,426 183 5.3%
Public Administration 2,531 1.3% 2,513   2,939 -408 -13.9%
Information Not Available 14,766 7.4% 14,660   16,549 -1,783 -10.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 82,089 63,661 66,144
Male 65,228 79.5% 47,420   50,252 14,976 29.8%
Female 16,841 20.5% 16,222   15,892 949 6.0%
Information Not Available 20 0.0% 19   0 20 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 82,089 63,661 66,144
Hispanic or Latino 2,596 3.2% 2,217   2,331 265 11.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 73,971 90.1% 56,942   59,185 14,786 25.0%
Information Not Available 5,522 6.7% 4,502   4,628 894 19.3%
 
Race 82,089 63,661 66,144
American Indian or Alaskan Native 903 1.1% 701   733 170 23.2%
Asian 937 1.1% 921   791 146 18.5%
Black or African American 3,608 4.4% 3,307   3,331 277 8.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 300 0.4% 265   253 47 18.6%
White 72,987 88.9% 55,523   58,065 14,922 25.7%
Information Not Available 3,354 4.1% 2,944   2,971 383 12.9%
 
Years of Age 82,089 63,661 66,144
Younger than 22 3,811 2.5% 3,089   2,975 836 28.1%
22-24 6,592 4.3% 4,981   5,252 1,340 25.5%
25-34 20,882 13.8% 16,400   16,265 4,617 28.4%
35-44 19,479 12.8% 14,920   16,441 3,038 18.5%
45-54 19,693 13.0% 15,447   16,073 3,620 22.5%
55-59 6,427 4.2% 5,021   5,009 1,418 28.3%
60-64 3,362 2.2% 2,441   2,716 646 23.8%
65 and older 1,153 0.8% 780   891 262 29.4%
Information Not Available 690 0.5% 582   522 168 32.2%
 
Industry 82,089 63,661 66,144
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,237 1.5% 1,078   902 335 37.1%
Mining 887 1.1% 570   658 229 34.8%
Utilities 290 0.3% 232   210 80 38.1%
Construction 34,939 41.9% 22,496   24,948 9,991 40.0%
Manufacturing 11,756 14.1% 9,825   9,286 2,470 26.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,969 3.6% 2,574   3,190 -221 -6.9%
Retail Trade 4,555 5.5% 3,923   3,837 718 18.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,398 2.9% 1,739   2,993 -595 -19.9%
Information 839 1.0% 880   830 9 1.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,481 1.8% 1,372   1,210 271 22.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 849 1.0% 742   701 148 21.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,366 2.8% 2,146   1,735 631 36.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 752 0.9% 729   727 25 3.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,430 7.7% 5,469   5,444 986 18.1%
Educational Services 822 1.0% 917   741 81 10.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,730 3.3% 2,728   2,418 312 12.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,448 1.7% 1,101   1,194 254 21.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,334 2.8% 2,533   2,309 25 1.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,224 1.5% 1,156   1,257 -33 -2.6%
Public Administration 1,408 1.7% 1,110   1,118 290 25.9%
Information Not Available 375 0.5% 341   436 -61 -14.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 63,291 57,429 53,763
Male 41,184 65.1% 33,817   31,404 9,780 31.1%
Female 22,097 34.9% 23,603   22,343 -246 -1.1%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 9   16 -6 -37.5%
 
Ethnicity 63,291 57,429 53,763
Hispanic or Latino 957 1.5% 733   717 240 33.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,445 38.6% 19,772   17,401 7,044 40.5%
Information Not Available 37,889 59.9% 36,924   35,645 2,244 6.3%
 
Race 63,291 57,429 53,763
American Indian or Alaskan Native 496 0.8% 436   409 87 21.3%
Asian 323 0.5% 338   403 -80 -19.9%
Black or African American 10,575 16.7% 10,904   10,210 365 3.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 425 0.7% 455   405 20 4.9%
White 49,322 77.9% 42,611   39,940 9,382 23.5%
Information Not Available 2,150 3.4% 2,685   2,396 -246 -10.3%
 
Years of Age 63,291 57,429 53,763
Younger than 22 1,555 1.4% 1,205   1,365 190 13.9%
22-24 3,718 3.4% 3,056   3,146 572 18.2%
25-34 15,027 13.7% 12,855   12,031 2,996 24.9%
35-44 16,095 14.7% 14,162   13,547 2,548 18.8%
45-54 16,062 14.7% 15,217   13,704 2,358 17.2%
55-59 5,025 4.6% 5,003   4,456 569 12.8%
60-64 3,196 2.9% 3,227   2,955 241 8.2%
65 and older 2,613 2.4% 2,702   2,556 57 2.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   3 -3 -100.0%
 
Industry 63,291 57,429 53,763
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 625 1.0% 627   620 5 0.8%
Mining 845 1.3% 478   283 562 198.6%
Utilities 84 0.1% 81   71 13 18.3%
Construction 17,337 27.1% 10,185   9,388 7,949 84.7%
Manufacturing 9,017 14.1% 11,520   8,820 197 2.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,846 2.9% 1,678   1,845 1 0.1%
Retail Trade 5,507 8.6% 5,152   5,224 283 5.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,063 4.8% 2,757   2,657 406 15.3%
Information 998 1.6% 1,146   927 71 7.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,507 2.4% 1,476   1,349 158 11.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,108 1.7% 1,004   1,071 37 3.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,321 2.1% 1,293   1,224 97 7.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 103 0.2% 99   75 28 37.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,115 8.0% 4,687   4,675 440 9.4%
Educational Services 720 1.1% 805   805 -85 -10.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,769 5.9% 3,695   4,000 -231 -5.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,787 2.8% 1,818   1,815 -28 -1.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,066 7.9% 5,654   5,278 -212 -4.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,575 2.5% 1,503   1,809 -234 -12.9%
Public Administration 640 1.0% 522   657 -17 -2.6%
Information Not Available 1,258 2.0% 1,249   1,170 88 7.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Feb 2007 Percent Jan 2007     Feb 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,603 20,130 33,406
Male 10,307 55.4% 10,861   15,290 -4,983 -32.6%
Female 8,293 44.6% 9,263   18,116 -9,823 -54.2%
Information Not Available