Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

May 2007

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
May 2007
May 2007 Apr 2007 Monthly Change May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,323,774 2,623,930 -300,156 2,219,898 103,876 4.7
Alaska 11,065 13,766 -2,701 11,935 -870 -7.3
Alabama 25,379 24,505 874 23,671 1,708 7.2
Arkansas 27,891 27,749 142 23,977 3,914 16.3
Arizona 28,386 25,384 3,002 22,772 5,614 24.7
California 365,058 393,332 -28,274 328,955 36,103 11.0
Colorado 20,901 21,762 -861 21,652 -751 -3.5
Connecticut 34,057 38,870 -4,813 34,661 -604 -1.7
District of Columbia 8,795 4,392 4,403 8,423 372 4.4
Delaware 9,307 10,041 -734 7,425 1,882 25.3
Florida 97,986 90,584 7,402 71,701 26,285 36.7
Georgia 49,563 49,334 229 45,840 3,723 8.1
Hawaii 6,661 6,666 -5 6,044 617 10.2
Iowa 19,055 25,271 -6,216 18,842 213 1.1
Idaho 8,864 11,855 -2,991 8,053 811 10.1
Illinois 119,791 140,337 -20,546 117,384 2,407 2.1
Indiana 47,690 56,849 -9,159 47,921 -231 -0.5
Kansas 16,584 16,901 -317 15,831 753 4.8
Kentucky 28,954 30,141 -1,187 25,778 3,176 12.3
Louisiana 18,344 18,009 335 18,244 100 0.5
Massachusetts 72,563 84,942 -12,379 69,601 2,962 4.3
Maryland 29,654 32,294 -2,640 29,424 230 0.8
Maine 9,623 12,892 -3,269 8,514 1,109 13.0
Michigan 124,534 164,629 -40,095 133,217 -8,683 -6.5
Minnesota 45,359 68,871 -23,512 37,384 7,975 21.3
Missouri 40,238 42,408 -2,170 40,248 -10 0.0
Mississippi 17,967 16,658 1,309 18,400 -433 -2.4
Montana 3,504 4,951 -1,447 3,179 325 10.2
North Carolina 73,342 74,200 -858 68,872 4,470 6.5
North Dakota 1,950 4,235 -2,285 1,954 -4 -0.2
Nebraska 8,045 9,109 -1,064 8,467 -422 -5.0
New Hampshire 6,160 7,884 -1,724 5,652 508 9.0
New Jersey 100,321 118,377 -18,056 93,856 6,465 6.9
New Mexico 10,513 10,807 -294 10,248 265 2.6
Nevada 22,578 23,462 -884 18,070 4,508 24.9
New York 150,756 185,923 -35,167 157,232 -6,476 -4.1
Ohio 83,298 102,571 -19,273 85,293 -1,995 -2.3
Oklahoma 14,702 13,996 706 13,821 881 6.4
Oregon 40,669 43,856 -3,187 37,565 3,104 8.3
Pennsylvania 148,693 177,883 -29,190 143,838 4,855 3.4
Puerto Rico 33,185 33,059 126 31,326 1,859 5.9
Rhode Island 11,252 13,218 -1,966 10,395 857 8.2
South Carolina 36,446 38,309 -1,863 34,603 1,843 5.3
South Dakota 1,435 2,410 -975 1,471 -36 -2.4
Tennessee 38,916 36,441 2,475 35,839 3,077 8.6
Texas 91,424 94,587 -3,163 98,917 -7,493 -7.6
Utah 3,730 7,277 -3,547 7,067 -3,337 -47.2
Virginia 34,255 33,859 396 30,938 3,317 10.7
Virgin Islands 262 247 15 183 79 43.2
Vermont 4,684 7,324 -2,640 5,102 -418 -8.2
Washington 42,961 47,692 -4,731 46,474 -3,513 -7.6
Wisconsin 61,769 85,768 -23,999 60,680 1,089 1.8
West Virginia 12,555 15,250 -2,695 11,035 1,520 13.8
Wyoming 2,100 2,793 -693 1,924 176 9.1
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,323,774   2,623,930   2,219,898 103,876 4.7
Male 1,307,184 56.3% 1,563,217   1,217,836 89,348 7.3%
Female 1,014,596 43.7% 1,058,697   999,755 14,841 1.5%
Information Not Available 1,994 0.1% 2,016   2,307 -313 -13.6%
 
Ethnicity 2,323,774   2,623,930   2,219,898    
Hispanic or Latino 364,612 15.7% 412,258   332,246 32,366 9.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,693,587 86.4% 1,918,621   1,614,697 78,890 4.9%
Information Not Available 265,576 10.3% 293,052   247,723 17,853 7.2%
 
Race 2,323,774   2,623,930   2,219,898
American Indian or Alaskan Native 25,340 1.1% 28,348   25,396 -56 -0.2%
Asian 61,215 2.6% 60,271   57,879 3,336 5.8%
Black or African American 426,244 18.3% 432,399   405,835 20,409 5.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,289 0.5% 12,144   9,816 1,473 15.0%
White 1,296,372 55.8% 1,530,084   1,265,701 30,671 2.4%
Information Not Available 503,316 21.7% 560,684   443,432 59,884 13.5%
 
Years of Age 2,323,774   2,623,930   2,219,898
Younger than 22 94,660 4.1% 104,402   83,144 11,516 13.9%
22-24 133,233 5.7% 153,967   128,458 4,775 3.7%
25-34 546,469 23.5% 612,756   510,918 35,551 7.0%
35-44 589,797 25.4% 669,144   588,763 1,034 0.2%
45-54 567,749 24.4% 639,357   539,782 27,967 5.2%
55-59 190,041 8.2% 214,274   184,588 5,453 3.0%
60-64 115,660 5.0% 130,627   104,830 10,830 10.3%
65 and older 70,581 3.0% 80,066   66,751 3,830 5.7%
Information Not Available 15,584 0.7% 19,337   12,664 2,920 23.1%
 
Industry 2,323,774   2,623,930   2,219,898
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 62,980 2.7% 82,546   63,608 -628 -1.0%
Mining 9,733 0.4% 13,286   6,873 2,860 41.6%
Utilities 4,462 0.2% 5,338   4,788 -326 -6.8%
Construction 310,499 13.4% 440,010   277,855 32,644 11.7%
Manufacturing 360,624 15.5% 395,730   335,944 24,680 7.3%
Wholesale Trade 94,674 4.1% 97,207   86,983 7,691 8.8%
Retail Trade 204,083 8.8% 215,204   206,815 -2,732 -1.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 66,527 2.9% 93,654   63,724 2,803 4.4%
Information 68,793 3.0% 69,439   66,686 2,107 3.2%
Finance and Insurance 84,467 3.6% 84,215   75,964 8,503 11.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 39,038 1.7% 41,342   33,182 5,856 17.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 105,422 4.5% 97,947   97,773 7,649 7.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,059 0.4% 10,739   7,759 1,300 16.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 248,238 10.7% 278,042   227,945 20,293 8.9%
Educational Services 36,479 1.6% 39,748   38,662 -2,183 -5.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 157,963 6.8% 155,348   158,748 -785 -0.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 32,540 1.4% 42,570   31,202 1,338 4.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 119,414 5.1% 130,401   109,865 9,549 8.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 64,787 2.8% 68,546   63,397 1,390 2.2%
Public Administration 35,409 1.5% 41,730   37,159 -1,750 -4.7%
Information Not Available 208,583 9.0% 220,888   224,966 -16,383 -7.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,065 13,766 11,935 -870 -7.3
Male 6,706 60.6% 8,742   7,186 -480 -6.7%
Female 4,359 39.4% 5,024   4,746 -387 -8.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,065   13,766   11,935    
Hispanic or Latino 470 4.2% 542   547 -77 -14.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,504 94.9% 13,122   11,247 -743 -6.6%
Information Not Available 91 0.8% 102   141 -50 -35.5%
 
Race 11,065 13,766 11,935
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,050 36.6% 4,448   3,983 67 1.7%
Asian 594 5.4% 564   1,251 -657 -52.5%
Black or African American 417 3.8% 496   409 8 2.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 80 0.7% 89   74 6 8.1%
White 5,514 49.8% 7,716   5,663 -149 -2.6%
Information Not Available 410 3.7% 453   555 -145 -26.1%
 
Years of Age 11,065 13,766 11,935
Younger than 22 493 3.1% 629   572 -79 -13.8%
22-24 822 5.1% 1,064   945 -123 -13.0%
25-34 2,687 16.7% 3,365   2,889 -202 -7.0%
35-44 2,711 16.8% 3,296   2,815 -104 -3.7%
45-54 2,787 17.3% 3,477   2,964 -177 -6.0%
55-59 862 5.3% 1,038   934 -72 -7.7%
60-64 462 2.9% 583   520 -58 -11.2%
65 and older 241 1.5% 314   296 -55 -18.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,065 13,766 11,935
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 63 0.6% 95   69 -6 -8.7%
Mining 341 3.1% 411   277 64 23.1%
Utilities 72 0.6% 101   75 -3 -4.0%
Construction 2,252 20.2% 3,421   1,937 315 16.3%
Manufacturing 775 7.0% 878   1,572 -797 -50.7%
Wholesale Trade 177 1.6% 207   159 18 11.3%
Retail Trade 1,112 10.0% 1,216   1,079 33 3.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 492 4.4% 694   537 -45 -8.4%
Information 132 1.2% 151   123 9 7.3%
Finance and Insurance 228 2.0% 259   268 -40 -14.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 338 3.0% 370   345 -7 -2.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 280 2.5% 296   304 -24 -7.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 31 0.3% 46   53 -22 -41.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 573 5.1% 702   524 49 9.4%
Educational Services 371 3.3% 388   404 -33 -8.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 849 7.6% 907   941 -92 -9.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 130 1.2% 206   121 9 7.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 915 8.2% 1,192   975 -60 -6.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 412 3.7% 430   539 -127 -23.6%
Public Administration 1,227 11.0% 1,448   1,241 -14 -1.1%
Information Not Available 295 2.7% 348   392 -97 -24.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,379 24,505 23,671
Male 12,303 48.5% 12,304   11,045 1,258 11.4%
Female 12,990 51.2% 12,132   12,573 417 3.3%
Information Not Available 86 0.3% 69   53 33 62.3%
 
Ethnicity 25,379 24,505 23,671
Hispanic or Latino 620 2.4% 599   619 1 0.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,374 76.3% 18,372   17,662 1,712 9.7%
Information Not Available 5,385 21.2% 5,534   5,390 -5 -0.1%
 
Race 25,379 24,505 23,671
American Indian or Alaskan Native 839 3.3% 822   681 158 23.2%
Asian 401 1.6% 440   475 -74 -15.6%
Black or African American 10,220 40.3% 9,643   8,871 1,349 15.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 44 0.2% 39   68 -24 -35.3%
White 11,319 44.6% 10,792   10,396 923 8.9%
Information Not Available 2,556 10.1% 2,769   3,180 -624 -19.6%
 
Years of Age 25,379 24,505 23,671
Younger than 22 1,031 2.9% 1,011   986 45 4.6%
22-24 1,752 4.9% 1,715   1,647 105 6.4%
25-34 6,433 18.1% 6,353   6,009 424 7.1%
35-44 6,274 17.7% 6,168   5,893 381 6.5%
45-54 5,836 16.4% 5,541   5,478 358 6.5%
55-59 1,991 5.6% 1,898   1,898 93 4.9%
60-64 1,205 3.4% 1,101   1,043 162 15.5%
65 and older 829 2.3% 705   701 128 18.3%
Information Not Available 28 0.1% 13   16 12 75.0%
 
Industry 25,379 24,505 23,671
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 144 0.6% 157   226 -82 -36.3%
Mining 138 0.5% 140   339 -201 -59.3%
Utilities 51 0.2% 43   41 10 24.4%
Construction 2,323 9.1% 2,349   2,204 119 5.4%
Manufacturing 6,430 25.2% 6,375   5,296 1,134 21.4%
Wholesale Trade 823 3.2% 833   772 51 6.6%
Retail Trade 2,568 10.1% 2,534   2,882 -314 -10.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 758 3.0% 724   539 219 40.6%
Information 329 1.3% 338   420 -91 -21.7%
Finance and Insurance 670 2.6% 672   750 -80 -10.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 310 1.2% 292   308 2 0.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,487 5.8% 1,068   1,147 340 29.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 103 0.4% 88   30 73 243.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,863 11.2% 2,975   2,502 361 14.4%
Educational Services 347 1.4% 319   337 10 3.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,950 7.6% 1,767   1,846 104 5.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 242 0.9% 247   141 101 71.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,576 6.2% 1,412   1,661 -85 -5.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 677 2.7% 608   645 32 5.0%
Public Administration 303 1.2% 324   287 16 5.6%
Information Not Available 1,287 5.0% 1,240   1,298 -11 -0.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,891 27,749 23,977
Male 14,704 52.7% 15,168   12,122 2,582 21.3%
Female 13,186 47.3% 12,580   11,854 1,332 11.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 27,891 27,749 23,977
Hispanic or Latino 734 2.6% 739   415 319 76.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,156 97.4% 27,009   23,561 3,595 15.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 27,891 27,749 23,977
American Indian or Alaskan Native 339 1.2% 313   216 123 56.9%
Asian 216 0.8% 313   119 97 81.5%
Black or African American 8,503 30.5% 8,099   7,603 900 11.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 166 0.6% 212   176 -10 -5.7%
White 17,930 64.3% 18,069   15,445 2,485 16.1%
Information Not Available 737 2.6% 743   418 319 76.3%
 
Years of Age 27,891 27,749 23,977
Younger than 22 895 2.0% 828   762 133 17.5%
22-24 2,096 4.7% 1,915   1,684 412 24.5%
25-34 7,574 17.0% 7,500   6,362 1,212 19.1%
35-44 7,313 16.4% 7,281   6,772 541 8.0%
45-54 6,139 13.8% 6,116   5,144 995 19.3%
55-59 2,046 4.6% 2,262   1,644 402 24.5%
60-64 1,195 2.7% 1,137   1,058 137 12.9%
65 and older 628 1.4% 705   546 82 15.0%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 5   5 0 0.0%
 
Industry 27,891 27,749 23,977
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 383 1.4% 509   421 -38 -9.0%
Mining 150 0.5% 134   102 48 47.1%
Utilities 38 0.1% 67   73 -35 -47.9%
Construction 3,108 11.0% 3,198   2,817 291 10.3%
Manufacturing 6,907 24.4% 6,940   5,400 1,507 27.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,151 4.1% 1,181   1,257 -106 -8.4%
Retail Trade 3,264 11.5% 3,243   2,782 482 17.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 928 3.3% 1,025   688 240 34.9%
Information 261 0.9% 246   233 28 12.0%
Finance and Insurance 367 1.3% 324   318 49 15.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 272 1.0% 224   313 -41 -13.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 589 2.1% 604   472 117 24.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 66 0.2% 50   51 15 29.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,969 10.5% 2,856   2,356 613 26.0%
Educational Services 862 3.0% 1,041   847 15 1.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,886 10.2% 2,688   2,794 92 3.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 233 0.8% 173   165 68 41.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,068 7.3% 1,966   1,809 259 14.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 617 2.2% 576   449 168 37.4%
Public Administration 717 2.5% 672   597 120 20.1%
Information Not Available 55 0.2% 32   33 22 66.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,386 25,384 22,772
Male 16,656 58.7% 14,864   12,755 3,901 30.6%
Female 11,730 41.3% 10,520   10,017 1,713 17.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,386 25,384 22,772
Hispanic or Latino 13,125 46.2% 10,672   10,694 2,431 22.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,261 53.8% 14,712   10,933 4,328 39.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1,143 -1,143 -100.0%
 
Race 28,386 25,384 22,772
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,521 5.4% 1,630   1,567 -46 -2.9%
Asian 8 0.0% 2   255 -247 -96.9%
Black or African American 1,563 5.5% 1,478   1,079 484 44.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 10,538 37.1% 10,041   8,032 2,506 31.2%
Information Not Available 14,756 52.0% 12,233   0 14,756 0.0%
 
Years of Age 28,386 25,384 22,772
Younger than 22 806 2.2% 760   594 212 35.7%
22-24 1,285 3.5% 1,203   964 321 33.3%
25-34 5,542 14.9% 5,015   4,205 1,337 31.8%
35-44 7,679 20.6% 6,827   6,365 1,314 20.6%
45-54 7,763 20.9% 6,871   6,369 1,394 21.9%
55-59 2,571 6.9% 2,316   2,156 415 19.2%
60-64 1,719 4.6% 1,536   1,327 392 29.5%
65 and older 1,021 2.7% 856   792 229 28.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 28,386 25,384 22,772
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6,371 18.3% 4,767   6,168 203 3.3%
Mining 64 0.2% 60   87 -23 -26.4%
Utilities 58 0.2% 48   54 4 7.4%
Construction 3,514 10.1% 3,425   1,882 1,632 86.7%
Manufacturing 1,980 5.7% 1,731   1,243 737 59.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,223 3.5% 1,107   999 224 22.4%
Retail Trade 1,882 5.4% 1,825   1,624 258 15.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 553 1.6% 517   543 10 1.8%
Information 443 1.3% 446   314 129 41.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,098 3.2% 1,001   834 264 31.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 527 1.5% 504   450 77 17.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,215 3.5% 1,102   891 324 36.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 64 0.2% 69   62 2 3.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,720 7.8% 2,518   1,981 739 37.3%
Educational Services 432 1.2% 403   448 -16 -3.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,590 4.6% 1,460   1,275 315 24.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 273 0.8% 234   195 78 40.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 779 2.2% 771   745 34 4.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 494 1.4% 468   378 116 30.7%
Public Administration 521 1.5% 527   792 -271 -34.2%
Information Not Available 2,585 7.4% 2,401   1,807 778 43.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 365,058 393,332 328,955
Male 206,724 56.6% 225,571   181,011 25,713 14.2%
Female 158,152 43.3% 167,478   147,854 10,298 7.0%
Information Not Available 182 0.0% 283   90 92 102.2%
 
Ethnicity 365,058 393,332 328,955
Hispanic or Latino 136,182 37.3% 159,827   116,770 19,412 16.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 190,654 52.2% 198,271   179,749 10,905 6.1%
Information Not Available 38,222 10.5% 35,234   32,436 5,786 17.8%
 
Race 365,058 393,332 328,955
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,450 0.9% 3,684   2,162 1,288 59.6%
Asian 29,869 8.2% 27,866   26,129 3,740 14.3%
Black or African American 30,142 8.3% 29,566   29,102 1,040 3.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 127,194 34.8% 137,156   122,356 4,838 4.0%
Information Not Available 174,403 47.8% 195,060   149,206 25,197 16.9%
 
Years of Age 365,058 393,332 328,955
Younger than 22 11,712 2.5% 10,768   9,100 2,612 28.7%
22-24 18,612 3.9% 22,482   19,552 -940 -4.8%
25-34 86,067 18.2% 90,115   72,981 13,086 17.9%
35-44 88,791 18.8% 96,633   89,469 -678 -0.8%
45-54 91,875 19.5% 98,710   80,099 11,776 14.7%
55-59 32,956 7.0% 35,706   28,922 4,034 13.9%
60-64 20,155 4.3% 22,954   16,939 3,216 19.0%
65 and older 14,708 3.1% 15,586   11,713 2,995 25.6%
Information Not Available 182 0.0% 378   180 2 1.1%
 
Industry 365,058 393,332 328,955
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 42,580 10.4% 58,942   42,526 54 0.1%
Mining 908 0.2% 378   631 277 43.9%
Utilities 817 0.2% 1,417   360 457 126.9%
Construction 50,387 12.4% 55,637   39,734 10,653 26.8%
Manufacturing 53,743 13.2% 54,692   45,861 7,882 17.2%
Wholesale Trade 3,632 0.9% 3,117   1,982 1,650 83.2%
Retail Trade 30,596 7.5% 31,455   30,724 -128 -0.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,445 1.8% 9,352   7,749 -304 -3.9%
Information 30,686 7.5% 29,849   28,832 1,854 6.4%
Finance and Insurance 10,895 2.7% 11,430   8,469 2,426 28.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6,174 1.5% 5,857   3,244 2,930 90.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,903 1.2% 5,668   3,514 1,389 39.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 49,207 12.1% 50,631   45,050 4,157 9.2%
Educational Services 7,989 2.0% 8,690   8,109 -120 -1.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 20,700 5.1% 18,514   20,453 247 1.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,083 1.5% 6,518   5,136 947 18.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 12,710 3.1% 14,263   11,623 1,087 9.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9,170 2.2% 9,352   7,298 1,872 25.7%
Public Administration 3,450 0.8% 3,495   3,334 116 3.5%
Information Not Available 12,983 3.2% 14,075   14,326 -1,343 -9.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,901 21,762 21,652
Male 11,167 53.4% 12,120   11,341 -174 -1.5%
Female 9,734 46.6% 9,642   10,311 -577 -5.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,901 21,762 21,652
Hispanic or Latino 3,696 17.7% 4,274   3,996 -300 -7.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,906 66.5% 14,154   13,759 147 1.1%
Information Not Available 3,299 15.8% 3,334   3,897 -598 -15.3%
 
Race 20,901 21,762 21,652
American Indian or Alaskan Native 343 1.6% 381   304 39 12.8%
Asian 474 2.3% 452   459 15 3.3%
Black or African American 1,506 7.2% 1,535   1,557 -51 -3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 67 0.3% 60   76 -9 -11.8%
White 14,485 69.3% 14,864   15,023 -538 -3.6%
Information Not Available 4,026 19.3% 4,470   4,233 -207 -4.9%
 
Years of Age 20,901 21,762 21,652
Younger than 22 332 1.0% 362   388 -56 -14.4%
22-24 687 2.0% 739   825 -138 -16.7%
25-34 4,280 12.5% 4,343   4,553 -273 -6.0%
35-44 5,406 15.9% 5,572   5,765 -359 -6.2%
45-54 6,080 17.8% 6,490   6,276 -196 -3.1%
55-59 2,266 6.6% 2,347   2,272 -6 -0.3%
60-64 1,281 3.8% 1,298   1,056 225 21.3%
65 and older 565 1.7% 605   509 56 11.0%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 6   8 -4 -50.0%
 
Industry 20,901 21,762 21,652
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 85 0.4% 105   90 -5 -5.6%
Mining 133 0.6% 168   155 -22 -14.2%
Utilities 21 0.1% 23   37 -16 -43.2%
Construction 3,242 15.4% 3,939   2,694 548 20.3%
Manufacturing 2,093 10.0% 2,227   2,353 -260 -11.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,000 4.8% 1,052   906 94 10.4%
Retail Trade 1,924 9.2% 2,008   2,300 -376 -16.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 532 2.5% 577   629 -97 -15.4%
Information 734 3.5% 724   771 -37 -4.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,321 6.3% 1,351   1,055 266 25.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 564 2.7% 569   594 -30 -5.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,621 7.7% 1,566   1,611 10 0.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 171 0.8% 157   127 44 34.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,303 11.0% 2,413   2,384 -81 -3.4%
Educational Services 382 1.8% 402   416 -34 -8.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,340 6.4% 1,375   1,512 -172 -11.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 594 2.8% 410   675 -81 -12.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,404 6.7% 1,142   1,709 -305 -17.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 591 2.8% 592   694 -103 -14.8%
Public Administration 413 2.0% 456   420 -7 -1.7%
Information Not Available 433 2.1% 506   520 -87 -16.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,057 38,870 34,661
Male 19,286 56.6% 23,584   19,530 -244 -1.2%
Female 14,771 43.4% 15,286   15,131 -360 -2.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 34,057 38,870 34,661
Hispanic or Latino 4,702 13.8% 5,574   4,421 281 6.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 29,355 86.2% 33,296   30,240 -885 -2.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 34,057 38,870 34,661
American Indian or Alaskan Native 138 0.4% 144   115 23 20.0%
Asian 516 1.5% 520   511 5 1.0%
Black or African American 5,296 15.6% 5,593   5,213 83 1.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 20,003 58.7% 23,036   20,239 -236 -1.2%
Information Not Available 8,104 23.8% 9,577   8,583 -479 -5.6%
 
Years of Age 34,057 38,870 34,661
Younger than 22 1,045 2.0% 1,150   1,028 17 1.7%
22-24 2,008 3.9% 2,331   1,993 15 0.8%
25-34 7,382 14.3% 8,485   7,394 -12 -0.2%
35-44 8,288 16.0% 9,623   8,971 -683 -7.6%
45-54 8,430 16.3% 9,510   8,433 -3 0.0%
55-59 2,986 5.8% 3,397   3,130 -144 -4.6%
60-64 2,295 4.4% 2,556   2,220 75 3.4%
65 and older 1,623 3.1% 1,818   1,492 131 8.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 34,057 38,870 34,661
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 126 0.4% 228   106 20 18.9%
Mining 33 0.1% 50   12 21 175.0%
Utilities 46 0.1% 45   90 -44 -48.9%
Construction 4,226 12.4% 6,384   4,829 -603 -12.5%
Manufacturing 4,785 14.0% 5,150   4,806 -21 -0.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,722 5.0% 1,799   1,512 210 13.9%
Retail Trade 4,334 12.7% 4,588   4,864 -530 -10.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 972 2.8% 1,242   945 27 2.9%
Information 685 2.0% 669   632 53 8.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,087 6.1% 2,135   1,926 161 8.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 590 1.7% 656   543 47 8.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,669 4.9% 1,459   1,746 -77 -4.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 133 0.4% 132   234 -101 -43.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,036 11.8% 4,944   3,839 197 5.1%
Educational Services 729 2.1% 784   689 40 5.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,053 8.9% 3,022   3,043 10 0.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 747 2.2% 1,034   810 -63 -7.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,068 6.0% 2,383   2,039 29 1.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,042 3.0% 1,119   932 110 11.8%
Public Administration 397 1.2% 409   429 -32 -7.5%
Information Not Available 577 1.7% 638   635 -58 -9.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,795 4,392 8,423
Male 4,460 50.7% 2,288   4,147 313 7.5%
Female 4,335 49.3% 2,104   4,276 59 1.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,795 4,392 8,423
Hispanic or Latino 716 8.1% 360   616 100 16.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,006 79.7% 3,340   6,285 721 11.5%
Information Not Available 1,073 12.2% 692   1,522 -449 -29.5%
 
Race 8,795 4,392 8,423
American Indian or Alaskan Native 73 0.8% 30   62 11 17.7%
Asian 251 2.9% 149   254 -3 -1.2%
Black or African American 6,740 76.6% 3,238   6,285 455 7.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 126 1.4% 69   106 20 18.9%
White 1,445 16.4% 780   1,498 -53 -3.5%
Information Not Available 160 1.8% 126   218 -58 -26.6%
 
Years of Age 8,795 4,392 8,423
Younger than 22 180 1.8% 86   178 2 1.1%
22-24 451 4.6% 208   420 31 7.4%
25-34 2,121 21.4% 1,067   1,995 126 6.3%
35-44 2,467 24.9% 1,188   2,355 112 4.8%
45-54 2,358 23.8% 1,222   2,204 154 7.0%
55-59 682 6.9% 344   754 -72 -9.5%
60-64 350 3.5% 174   357 -7 -2.0%
65 and older 186 1.9% 103   158 28 17.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 8,795 4,392 8,423
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 2 0.0% 5   2 0 0.0%
Construction 81 0.9% 55   44 37 84.1%
Manufacturing 4 0.0% 2   9 -5 -55.6%
Wholesale Trade 5 0.1% 2   7 -2 -28.6%
Retail Trade 21 0.2% 11   20 1 5.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1 0.0% 1   8 -7 -87.5%
Information 21 0.2% 17   43 -22 -51.2%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 0   6 -6 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 13 0.1% 7   7 6 85.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 67 0.8% 52   126 -59 -46.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2 0.0% 0   2 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 16 0.2% 6   10 6 60.0%
Educational Services 35 0.4% 26   36 -1 -2.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 64 0.7% 27   60 4 6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4 0.0% 4   1 3 300.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 5 0.1% 2   7 -2 -28.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 66 0.8% 37   64 2 3.1%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 8,388 95.4% 4,138   7,970 418 5.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,307 10,041 7,425
Male 4,559 49.0% 4,988   3,434 1,125 32.8%
Female 4,748 51.0% 5,053   3,991 757 19.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,307 10,041 7,425
Hispanic or Latino 327 3.5% 343   259 68 26.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,981 96.5% 9,698   7,166 1,815 25.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 9,307 10,041 7,425
American Indian or Alaskan Native 17 0.2% 12   17 0 0.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 3,759 40.4% 4,099   3,061 698 22.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 48 0.5% 50   36 12 33.3%
White 4,791 51.5% 5,170   3,822 969 25.4%
Information Not Available 694 7.5% 710   489 205 41.9%
 
Years of Age 9,307 10,041 7,425
Younger than 22 2,016 14.4% 2,135   1,434 582 40.6%
22-24 689 4.9% 777   595 94 15.8%
25-34 2,133 15.3% 2,305   1,684 449 26.7%
35-44 2,462 17.6% 2,650   1,925 537 27.9%
45-54 1,459 10.4% 1,594   1,227 232 18.9%
55-59 322 2.3% 346   308 14 4.5%
60-64 131 0.9% 141   141 -10 -7.1%
65 and older 83 0.6% 74   99 -16 -16.2%
Information Not Available 12 0.1% 19   12 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,307 10,041 7,425
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 29 0.3% 31   27 2 7.4%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 10 0.1% 12   2 8 400.0%
Construction 1,020 10.9% 1,127   580 440 75.9%
Manufacturing 694 7.4% 794   521 173 33.2%
Wholesale Trade 381 4.1% 408   299 82 27.4%
Retail Trade 1,497 16.0% 1,583   1,221 276 22.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 257 2.8% 286   192 65 33.9%
Information 143 1.5% 148   101 42 41.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,011 10.8% 1,053   702 309 44.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 212 2.3% 205   160 52 32.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 422 4.5% 450   430 -8 -1.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.4% 31   36 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,497 16.0% 1,673   1,345 152 11.3%
Educational Services 107 1.1% 122   89 18 20.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 717 7.7% 717   649 68 10.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 114 1.2% 162   105 9 8.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 817 8.8% 884   632 185 29.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 236 2.5% 226   274 -38 -13.9%
Public Administration 52 0.6% 74   34 18 52.9%
Information Not Available 55 0.6% 55   24 31 129.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 97,986 90,584 71,701
Male 53,734 54.8% 49,150   34,336 19,398 56.5%
Female 44,140 45.0% 41,399   37,286 6,854 18.4%
Information Not Available 112 0.1% 35   79 33 41.8%
 
Ethnicity 97,986 90,584 71,701
Hispanic or Latino 29,674 30.3% 28,851   25,565 4,109 16.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 59,869 61.1% 53,252   38,426 21,443 55.8%
Information Not Available 8,443 8.6% 8,481   7,710 733 9.5%
 
Race 97,986 90,584 71,701
American Indian or Alaskan Native 409 0.4% 452   236 173 73.3%
Asian 892 0.9% 1,043   826 66 8.0%
Black or African American 19,225 19.6% 17,137   12,743 6,482 50.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,752 2.8% 2,259   1,062 1,690 159.1%
White 56,188 57.3% 51,896   40,471 15,717 38.8%
Information Not Available 18,520 18.9% 17,797   16,363 2,157 13.2%
 
Years of Age 97,986 90,584 71,701
Younger than 22 2,157 1.5% 1,773   1,416 741 52.3%
22-24 4,946 3.4% 4,380   3,422 1,524 44.5%
25-34 22,051 15.0% 20,439   14,906 7,145 47.9%
35-44 23,427 15.9% 21,551   18,289 5,138 28.1%
45-54 24,952 16.9% 23,498   18,289 6,663 36.4%
55-59 8,478 5.8% 8,099   6,608 1,870 28.3%
60-64 6,954 4.7% 6,848   4,562 2,392 52.4%
65 and older 5,020 3.4% 3,996   4,208 812 19.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Industry 97,986 90,584 71,701
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,153 1.2% 487   1,180 -27 -2.3%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   39 -39 -100.0%
Utilities 37 0.0% 104   236 -199 -84.3%
Construction 12,606 12.7% 11,366   4,602 8,004 173.9%
Manufacturing 7,326 7.4% 6,535   5,113 2,213 43.3%
Wholesale Trade 4,462 4.5% 4,136   4,287 175 4.1%
Retail Trade 9,631 9.7% 8,134   6,962 2,669 38.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,045 2.1% 2,225   1,691 354 20.9%
Information 2,566 2.6% 2,607   1,731 835 48.2%
Finance and Insurance 4,909 5.0% 4,623   3,500 1,409 40.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,938 3.0% 2,468   1,534 1,404 91.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,652 5.7% 4,588   4,130 1,522 36.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 521 0.5% 313   236 285 120.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 17,998 18.2% 16,963   11,091 6,907 62.3%
Educational Services 967 1.0% 799   1,180 -213 -18.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,801 5.9% 5,457   5,664 137 2.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,562 1.6% 1,425   1,141 421 36.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,834 4.9% 3,615   3,500 1,334 38.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,343 2.4% 2,329   1,652 691 41.8%
Public Administration 1,078 1.1% 1,078   1,573 -495 -31.5%
Information Not Available 9,557 9.6% 11,332   10,659 -1,102 -10.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,563 49,334 45,840
Male 23,396 47.2% 23,537   20,936 2,460 11.8%
Female 25,397 51.2% 24,994   23,321 2,076 8.9%
Information Not Available 770 1.6% 803   1,583 -813 -51.4%
 
Ethnicity 49,563 49,334 45,840
Hispanic or Latino 510 1.0% 488   209 301 144.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,283 97.4% 48,043   44,048 4,235 9.6%
Information Not Available 770 1.6% 803   1,583 -813 -51.4%
 
Race 49,563 49,334 45,840
American Indian or Alaskan Native 227 0.5% 223   151 76 50.3%
Asian 681 1.4% 710   653 28 4.3%
Black or African American 25,984 52.4% 25,732   23,685 2,299 9.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 21,885 44.2% 21,854   19,768 2,117 10.7%
Information Not Available 786 1.6% 815   1,583 -797 -50.3%
 
Years of Age 49,563 49,334 45,840
Younger than 22 1,148 1.7% 1,045   1,065 83 7.8%
22-24 2,294 3.3% 2,259   2,165 129 6.0%
25-34 11,704 17.0% 11,470   10,809 895 8.3%
35-44 13,045 18.9% 13,132   12,421 624 5.0%
45-54 11,886 17.2% 11,801   10,974 912 8.3%
55-59 4,019 5.8% 4,003   3,676 343 9.3%
60-64 2,405 3.5% 2,333   2,089 316 15.1%
65 and older 1,320 1.9% 1,293   1,189 131 11.0%
Information Not Available 1,742 2.5% 1,998   1,452 290 20.0%
 
Industry 49,563 49,334 45,840
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 816 1.6% 852   777 39 5.0%
Mining 63 0.1% 55   65 -2 -3.1%
Utilities 106 0.2% 80   119 -13 -10.9%
Construction 3,221 6.4% 2,980   2,700 521 19.3%
Manufacturing 6,040 12.0% 7,633   5,382 658 12.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,566 5.1% 2,536   2,352 214 9.1%
Retail Trade 3,864 7.7% 3,736   3,741 123 3.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,271 2.5% 1,218   1,508 -237 -15.7%
Information 1,008 2.0% 997   1,275 -267 -20.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,958 3.9% 1,918   1,519 439 28.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 921 1.8% 915   905 16 1.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,412 16.7% 8,087   8,221 191 2.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 102 0.2% 101   87 15 17.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 164 0.3% 177   188 -24 -12.8%
Educational Services 999 2.0% 944   929 70 7.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,000 6.0% 2,797   2,644 356 13.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,511 5.0% 2,240   2,629 -118 -4.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 436 0.9% 480   476 -40 -8.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 771 1.5% 693   740 31 4.2%
Public Administration 616 1.2% 555   607 9 1.5%
Information Not Available 10,718 21.3% 10,340   8,976 1,742 19.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,661 6,666 6,044
Male 4,087 61.4% 4,227   3,952 135 3.4%
Female 2,574 38.6% 2,439   2,091 483 23.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,661 6,666 6,044
Hispanic or Latino 397 6.0% 401   327 70 21.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,996 75.0% 4,947   4,472 524 11.7%
Information Not Available 1,268 19.0% 1,318   1,245 23 1.8%
 
Race 6,661 6,666 6,044
American Indian or Alaskan Native 60 0.9% 68   64 -4 -6.3%
Asian 2,432 36.5% 2,331   2,022 410 20.3%
Black or African American 138 2.1% 133   135 3 2.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,559 23.4% 1,585   1,471 88 6.0%
White 1,637 24.6% 1,685   1,528 109 7.1%
Information Not Available 835 12.5% 864   824 11 1.3%
 
Years of Age 6,661 6,666 6,044
Younger than 22 112 1.4% 106   100 12 12.0%
22-24 297 3.8% 306   274 23 8.4%
25-34 1,379 17.6% 1,427   1,361 18 1.3%
35-44 1,614 20.6% 1,662   1,543 71 4.6%
45-54 1,791 22.9% 1,716   1,606 185 11.5%
55-59 709 9.1% 729   576 133 23.1%
60-64 466 5.9% 457   361 105 29.1%
65 and older 293 3.7% 263   223 70 31.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,661 6,666 6,044
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 368 5.2% 336   230 138 60.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 4 0.1% 5   4 0 0.0%
Construction 1,684 24.0% 1,800   1,714 -30 -1.8%
Manufacturing 212 3.0% 208   181 31 17.1%
Wholesale Trade 118 1.7% 123   107 11 10.3%
Retail Trade 478 6.8% 483   379 99 26.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 246 3.5% 259   291 -45 -15.5%
Information 144 2.0% 129   149 -5 -3.4%
Finance and Insurance 111 1.6% 108   88 23 26.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 123 1.7% 123   120 3 2.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 243 3.5% 194   226 17 7.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21 0.3% 15   9 12 133.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 705 10.0% 702   607 98 16.1%
Educational Services 43 0.6% 47   45 -2 -4.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 282 4.0% 301   270 12 4.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 79 1.1% 86   99 -20 -20.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 744 10.6% 684   595 149 25.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 154 2.2% 166   169 -15 -8.9%
Public Administration 82 1.2% 96   84 -2 -2.4%
Information Not Available 820 11.7% 801   677 143 21.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,055 25,271 18,842
Male 10,868 57.0% 16,883   10,298 570 5.5%
Female 8,187 43.0% 8,388   8,544 -357 -4.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,055 25,271 18,842
Hispanic or Latino 718 3.8% 1,130   550 168 30.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,094 95.0% 23,838   18,050 44 0.2%
Information Not Available 243 1.3% 303   242 1 0.4%
 
Race 19,055 25,271 18,842
American Indian or Alaskan Native 83 0.4% 110   124 -41 -33.1%
Asian 140 0.7% 185   191 -51 -26.7%
Black or African American 923 4.8% 1,001   794 129 16.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 16,948 88.9% 22,542   16,941 7 0.0%
Information Not Available 961 5.0% 1,433   792 169 21.3%
 
Years of Age 19,055 25,271 18,842
Younger than 22 460 1.3% 611   602 -142 -23.6%
22-24 1,035 3.0% 1,448   1,150 -115 -10.0%
25-34 4,129 11.8% 5,539   4,031 98 2.4%
35-44 4,691 13.5% 6,158   4,582 109 2.4%
45-54 5,107 14.6% 6,656   4,968 139 2.8%
55-59 1,690 4.8% 2,208   1,640 50 3.0%
60-64 1,132 3.2% 1,524   1,098 34 3.1%
65 and older 804 2.3% 1,118   762 42 5.5%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 9   9 -2 -22.2%
 
Industry 19,055 25,271 18,842
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 84 0.4% 119   87 -3 -3.4%
Mining 53 0.3% 129   30 23 76.7%
Utilities 37 0.2% 38   30 7 23.3%
Construction 3,337 17.4% 6,951   3,076 261 8.5%
Manufacturing 4,824 25.2% 6,313   4,150 674 16.2%
Wholesale Trade 698 3.6% 720   1,137 -439 -38.6%
Retail Trade 1,911 10.0% 2,001   1,999 -88 -4.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 564 2.9% 766   512 52 10.2%
Information 752 3.9% 581   686 66 9.6%
Finance and Insurance 565 3.0% 545   606 -41 -6.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 223 1.2% 236   201 22 10.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 805 4.2% 832   831 -26 -3.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 101 0.5% 94   16 85 531.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,535 8.0% 2,033   1,697 -162 -9.5%
Educational Services 222 1.2% 227   240 -18 -7.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,241 6.5% 1,244   1,237 4 0.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 178 0.9% 241   218 -40 -18.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,069 5.6% 1,052   1,119 -50 -4.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 405 2.1% 474   455 -50 -11.0%
Public Administration 217 1.1% 326   232 -15 -6.5%
Information Not Available 234 1.2% 349   283 -49 -17.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,864 11,855 8,053
Male 5,051 57.0% 7,482   4,547 504 11.1%
Female 3,813 43.0% 4,373   3,506 307 8.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,864 11,855 8,053
Hispanic or Latino 1,160 13.1% 1,373   944 216 22.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,824 77.0% 9,415   6,142 682 11.1%
Information Not Available 880 9.9% 1,067   967 -87 -9.0%
 
Race 8,864 11,855 8,053
American Indian or Alaskan Native 187 2.1% 255   183 4 2.2%
Asian 172 1.9% 205   101 71 70.3%
Black or African American 79 0.9% 57   32 47 146.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43 0.5% 33   19 24 126.3%
White 6,801 76.7% 9,431   6,429 372 5.8%
Information Not Available 1,582 17.8% 1,874   1,289 293 22.7%
 
Years of Age 8,864 11,855 8,053
Younger than 22 199 1.3% 303   215 -16 -7.4%
22-24 494 3.3% 719   430 64 14.9%
25-34 1,861 12.3% 2,486   1,732 129 7.4%
35-44 2,070 13.7% 2,780   1,921 149 7.8%
45-54 2,442 16.1% 3,217   2,176 266 12.2%
55-59 922 6.1% 1,159   790 132 16.7%
60-64 523 3.5% 713   480 43 9.0%
65 and older 353 2.3% 478   309 44 14.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,864 11,855 8,053
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 558 5.9% 1,102   635 -77 -12.1%
Mining 30 0.3% 54   36 -6 -16.7%
Utilities 13 0.1% 19   8 5 62.5%
Construction 1,329 14.1% 2,112   959 370 38.6%
Manufacturing 1,595 16.9% 2,111   1,025 570 55.6%
Wholesale Trade 304 3.2% 339   381 -77 -20.2%
Retail Trade 713 7.6% 854   696 17 2.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 354 3.8% 530   308 46 14.9%
Information 134 1.4% 161   116 18 15.5%
Finance and Insurance 193 2.0% 209   176 17 9.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 90 1.0% 105   78 12 15.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 277 2.9% 316   272 5 1.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.1% 13   2 8 400.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 641 6.8% 790   630 11 1.7%
Educational Services 90 1.0% 92   117 -27 -23.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 544 5.8% 630   571 -27 -4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 135 1.4% 153   126 9 7.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 415 4.4% 490   405 10 2.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 141 1.5% 179   143 -2 -1.4%
Public Administration 221 2.3% 293   226 -5 -2.2%
Information Not Available 1,077 11.4% 1,303   1,143 -66 -5.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 119,791 140,337 117,384
Male 69,014 57.6% 87,568   66,959 2,055 3.1%
Female 50,777 42.4% 52,769   50,425 352 0.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 119,791 140,337 117,384
Hispanic or Latino 16,164 13.5% 22,487   14,502 1,662 11.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 103,627 86.5% 117,850   102,882 745 0.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 119,791 140,337 117,384
American Indian or Alaskan Native 441 0.4% 508   362 79 21.8%
Asian 2,726 2.3% 2,931   2,649 77 2.9%
Black or African American 31,857 26.6% 33,686   32,018 -161 -0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 83,862 70.0% 102,353   81,723 2,139 2.6%
Information Not Available 905 0.8% 858   632 273 43.2%
 
Years of Age 119,791 140,337 117,384
Younger than 22 2,633 1.3% 2,858   2,496 137 5.5%
22-24 5,962 3.0% 6,878   6,030 -68 -1.1%
25-34 28,838 14.6% 33,444   28,307 531 1.9%
35-44 31,430 15.9% 37,323   31,533 -103 -0.3%
45-54 31,093 15.8% 36,995   30,281 812 2.7%
55-59 10,268 5.2% 12,021   9,851 417 4.2%
60-64 6,290 3.2% 7,206   5,748 542 9.4%
65 and older 3,277 1.7% 3,612   3,138 139 4.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 119,791 140,337 117,384
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 472 0.4% 684   420 52 12.4%
Mining 536 0.4% 628   278 258 92.8%
Utilities 141 0.1% 146   224 -83 -37.1%
Construction 19,444 16.2% 30,014   17,798 1,646 9.2%
Manufacturing 19,226 16.0% 20,823   19,588 -362 -1.8%
Wholesale Trade 5,854 4.9% 6,315   5,846 8 0.1%
Retail Trade 12,423 10.3% 13,216   11,574 849 7.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,889 4.1% 6,569   5,346 -457 -8.5%
Information 2,463 2.0% 2,543   2,860 -397 -13.9%
Finance and Insurance 6,288 5.2% 6,285   5,669 619 10.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,927 1.6% 2,020   1,913 14 0.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,322 5.3% 6,177   5,847 475 8.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 334 0.3% 376   265 69 26.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 14,137 11.8% 17,423   13,925 212 1.5%
Educational Services 2,110 1.8% 2,354   1,996 114 5.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,096 6.7% 8,059   8,197 -101 -1.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,442 1.2% 2,037   1,646 -204 -12.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,598 4.7% 6,241   6,012 -414 -6.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,008 2.5% 3,097   3,320 -312 -9.4%
Public Administration 2,773 2.3% 2,928   2,524 249 9.9%
Information Not Available 2,308 1.9% 2,402   2,136 172 8.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,690 56,849 47,921
Male 26,460 55.5% 34,558   27,078 -618 -2.3%
Female 21,162 44.4% 22,228   20,831 331 1.6%
Information Not Available 68 0.1% 63   12 56 466.7%
 
Ethnicity 47,690 56,849 47,921
Hispanic or Latino 1,853 3.9% 2,282   1,893 -40 -2.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,364 80.4% 47,866   44,297 -5,933 -13.4%
Information Not Available 7,473 15.7% 6,701   1,731 5,742 331.7%
 
Race 47,690 56,849 47,921
American Indian or Alaskan Native 224 0.5% 243   162 62 38.3%
Asian 251 0.5% 311   246 5 2.0%
Black or African American 7,650 16.0% 8,466   7,510 140 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 41 0.1% 51   48 -7 -14.6%
White 37,327 78.3% 45,118   37,540 -213 -0.6%
Information Not Available 2,197 4.6% 2,660   2,415 -218 -9.0%
 
Years of Age 47,690 56,849 47,921
Younger than 22 1,037 1.3% 1,318   1,137 -100 -8.8%
22-24 2,599 3.1% 3,082   2,577 22 0.9%
25-34 11,754 14.2% 14,084   11,153 601 5.4%
35-44 12,481 15.1% 15,013   12,562 -81 -0.6%
45-54 12,201 14.8% 14,485   12,663 -462 -3.6%
55-59 3,908 4.7% 4,657   4,152 -244 -5.9%
60-64 2,374 2.9% 2,713   2,334 40 1.7%
65 and older 1,335 1.6% 1,493   1,343 -8 -0.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 4   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 47,690 56,849 47,921
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 111 0.2% 152   113 -2 -1.8%
Mining 98 0.2% 146   46 52 113.0%
Utilities 39 0.1% 55   58 -19 -32.8%
Construction 5,786 12.1% 10,249   6,407 -621 -9.7%
Manufacturing 12,633 26.4% 14,482   13,127 -494 -3.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,755 3.7% 1,838   1,783 -28 -1.6%
Retail Trade 4,110 8.6% 4,571   4,503 -393 -8.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,762 3.7% 2,609   1,689 73 4.3%
Information 445 0.9% 450   542 -97 -17.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,321 2.8% 1,310   1,293 28 2.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 667 1.4% 730   617 50 8.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,420 3.0% 1,254   1,346 74 5.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 131 0.3% 123   136 -5 -3.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,358 9.1% 5,258   4,501 -143 -3.2%
Educational Services 609 1.3% 595   650 -41 -6.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,501 7.3% 3,556   3,137 364 11.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 468 1.0% 565   686 -218 -31.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,348 4.9% 2,267   2,351 -3 -0.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,049 2.2% 1,040   1,048 1 0.1%
Public Administration 356 0.7% 423   350 6 1.7%
Information Not Available 4,723 9.9% 5,176   3,538 1,185 33.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,584 16,901 15,831
Male 9,397 56.7% 9,986   8,643 754 8.7%
Female 7,187 43.3% 6,915   7,188 -1 0.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,584 16,901 15,831
Hispanic or Latino 896 5.4% 914   869 27 3.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,301 56.1% 9,474   9,089 212 2.3%
Information Not Available 6,387 38.5% 6,513   5,873 514 8.8%
 
Race 16,584 16,901 15,831
American Indian or Alaskan Native 235 1.4% 271   216 19 8.8%
Asian 205 1.2% 193   167 38 22.8%
Black or African American 2,598 15.7% 2,631   2,566 32 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1% 23   18 6 33.3%
White 12,378 74.6% 12,571   11,725 653 5.6%
Information Not Available 1,144 6.9% 1,212   1,139 5 0.4%
 
Years of Age 16,584 16,901 15,831
Younger than 22 349 1.2% 350   351 -2 -0.6%
22-24 893 3.2% 898   926 -33 -3.6%
25-34 4,051 14.4% 4,093   3,805 246 6.5%
35-44 4,068 14.5% 4,250   4,101 -33 -0.8%
45-54 4,488 16.0% 4,554   4,094 394 9.6%
55-59 1,403 5.0% 1,433   1,311 92 7.0%
60-64 837 3.0% 824   763 74 9.7%
65 and older 495 1.8% 499   480 15 3.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 16,584 16,901 15,831
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 194 1.2% 245   287 -93 -32.4%
Mining 136 0.8% 145   97 39 40.2%
Utilities 56 0.3% 55   24 32 133.3%
Construction 2,811 16.8% 3,230   2,198 613 27.9%
Manufacturing 2,563 15.3% 2,516   2,243 320 14.3%
Wholesale Trade 726 4.3% 753   682 44 6.5%
Retail Trade 1,284 7.7% 1,312   1,513 -229 -15.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 494 2.9% 505   425 69 16.2%
Information 825 4.9% 768   479 346 72.2%
Finance and Insurance 578 3.4% 565   560 18 3.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 254 1.5% 233   253 1 0.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 755 4.5% 604   778 -23 -3.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.3% 40   47 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,649 9.8% 1,602   1,634 15 0.9%
Educational Services 227 1.4% 228   235 -8 -3.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,367 8.1% 1,343   1,527 -160 -10.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 88 0.5% 112   110 -22 -20.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 592 3.5% 561   613 -21 -3.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 379 2.3% 427   419 -40 -9.5%
Public Administration 357 2.1% 352   333 24 7.2%
Information Not Available 1,202 7.2% 1,305   1,374 -172 -12.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,954 30,141 25,778
Male 17,060 58.9% 18,737   15,152 1,908 12.6%
Female 11,894 41.1% 11,404   10,626 1,268 11.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,954 30,141 25,778
Hispanic or Latino 65 0.2% 52   31 34 109.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,889 99.8% 30,089   25,747 3,142 12.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 28,954 30,141 25,778
American Indian or Alaskan Native 169 0.6% 90   175 -6 -3.4%
Asian 65 0.2% 95   45 20 44.4%
Black or African American 3,406 11.8% 3,540   3,084 322 10.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 13   0 0 0.0%
White 25,063 86.6% 26,093   22,291 2,772 12.4%
Information Not Available 251 0.9% 310   183 68 37.2%
 
Years of Age 28,954 30,141 25,778
Younger than 22 546 1.0% 568   381 165 43.3%
22-24 1,534 2.9% 1,576   1,423 111 7.8%
25-34 6,616 12.6% 6,877   5,805 811 14.0%
35-44 7,756 14.8% 7,877   7,283 473 6.5%
45-54 7,648 14.6% 8,178   6,907 741 10.7%
55-59 2,353 4.5% 2,446   1,817 536 29.5%
60-64 1,608 3.1% 1,684   1,397 211 15.1%
65 and older 893 1.7% 922   756 137 18.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 13   9 -9 -100.0%
 
Industry 28,954 30,141 25,778
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 52 0.2% 69   67 -15 -22.4%
Mining 862 3.0% 866   376 486 129.3%
Utilities 9 0.0% 17   49 -40 -81.6%
Construction 3,752 12.9% 4,147   3,738 14 0.4%
Manufacturing 7,531 26.0% 7,924   5,528 2,003 36.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,161 4.0% 1,171   819 342 41.8%
Retail Trade 2,518 8.7% 2,059   2,108 410 19.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,109 3.8% 1,348   1,065 44 4.1%
Information 438 1.5% 448   380 58 15.3%
Finance and Insurance 797 2.7% 702   712 85 11.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 316 1.1% 349   246 70 28.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 919 3.2% 668   748 171 22.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 100 0.3% 43   85 15 17.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,457 8.5% 2,446   2,117 340 16.1%
Educational Services 290 1.0% 327   282 8 2.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,158 7.4% 2,295   1,491 667 44.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 321 1.1% 465   336 -15 -4.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 854 2.9% 956   1,070 -216 -20.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 698 2.4% 706   676 22 3.3%
Public Administration 377 1.3% 362   336 41 12.2%
Information Not Available 2,235 7.7% 2,773   3,549 -1,314 -37.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,344 18,009 18,244
Male 9,272 50.5% 9,286   8,471 801 9.5%
Female 9,071 49.4% 8,722   9,773 -702 -7.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,344 18,009 18,244
Hispanic or Latino 338 1.8% 329   499 -161 -32.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,923 97.7% 17,646   16,965 958 5.6%
Information Not Available 83 0.5% 34   750 -667 -88.9%
 
Race 18,344 18,009 18,244
American Indian or Alaskan Native 104 0.6% 114   117 -13 -11.1%
Asian 112 0.6% 114   214 -102 -47.7%
Black or African American 9,984 54.4% 9,791   9,613 371 3.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1% 18   22 -7 -31.8%
White 8,070 44.0% 7,962   8,085 -15 -0.2%
Information Not Available 59 0.3% 10   193 -134 -69.4%
 
Years of Age 18,344 18,009 18,244
Younger than 22 515 2.0% 416   463 52 11.2%
22-24 1,157 4.5% 1,123   1,232 -75 -6.1%
25-34 4,964 19.4% 4,730   4,532 432 9.5%
35-44 4,576 17.9% 4,423   4,551 25 0.5%
45-54 4,446 17.4% 4,497   4,493 -47 -1.0%
55-59 1,397 5.5% 1,470   1,459 -62 -4.2%
60-64 818 3.2% 850   858 -40 -4.7%
65 and older 470 1.8% 499   656 -186 -28.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 18,344 18,009 18,244
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 251 1.3% 289   259 -8 -3.1%
Mining 268 1.4% 266   171 97 56.7%
Utilities 57 0.3% 55   34 23 67.6%
Construction 2,568 13.8% 2,607   1,826 742 40.6%
Manufacturing 2,014 10.8% 1,910   986 1,028 104.3%
Wholesale Trade 400 2.2% 432   400 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 1,482 8.0% 1,370   1,250 232 18.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 629 3.4% 619   370 259 70.0%
Information 324 1.7% 343   334 -10 -3.0%
Finance and Insurance 478 2.6% 414   386 92 23.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 230 1.2% 240   295 -65 -22.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 860 4.6% 713   575 285 49.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 148 0.8% 133   22 126 572.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,117 6.0% 1,148   974 143 14.7%
Educational Services 217 1.2% 243   456 -239 -52.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,501 8.1% 1,435   1,487 14 0.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 351 1.9% 342   390 -39 -10.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,000 5.4% 880   916 84 9.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 772 4.2% 805   390 382 97.9%
Public Administration 234 1.3% 246   367 -133 -36.2%
Information Not Available 3,443 18.5% 3,519   6,356 -2,913 -45.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 72,563 84,942 69,601
Male 44,754 61.7% 55,877   41,557 3,197 7.7%
Female 27,809 38.3% 29,065   28,044 -235 -0.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 72,563 84,942 69,601
Hispanic or Latino 7,104 9.8% 8,466   6,986 118 1.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 63,905 88.1% 74,734   61,101 2,804 4.6%
Information Not Available 1,554 2.1% 1,742   1,514 40 2.6%
 
Race 72,563 84,942 69,601
American Indian or Alaskan Native 222 0.3% 244   174 48 27.6%
Asian 2,056 2.8% 2,223   2,212 -156 -7.1%
Black or African American 6,264 8.6% 6,782   5,950 314 5.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1% 42   33 7 21.2%
White 57,572 79.3% 68,236   55,325 2,247 4.1%
Information Not Available 6,409 8.8% 7,415   5,907 502 8.5%
 
Years of Age 72,563 84,942 69,601
Younger than 22 2,232 1.8% 2,764   2,078 154 7.4%
22-24 3,853 3.1% 4,708   3,670 183 5.0%
25-34 15,348 12.2% 18,358   14,623 725 5.0%
35-44 18,922 15.1% 22,326   18,786 136 0.7%
45-54 18,730 14.9% 21,497   17,779 951 5.3%
55-59 6,542 5.2% 7,428   6,641 -99 -1.5%
60-64 4,469 3.6% 4,985   4,012 457 11.4%
65 and older 2,467 2.0% 2,876   2,012 455 22.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 72,563 84,942 69,601
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 528 0.7% 694   683 -155 -22.7%
Mining 159 0.2% 266   110 49 44.5%
Utilities 61 0.1% 59   62 -1 -1.6%
Construction 12,682 17.4% 19,050   11,387 1,295 11.4%
Manufacturing 8,350 11.4% 9,058   8,686 -336 -3.9%
Wholesale Trade 3,686 5.0% 3,895   3,795 -109 -2.9%
Retail Trade 7,082 9.7% 7,749   7,608 -526 -6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,005 2.7% 2,481   1,978 27 1.4%
Information 1,806 2.5% 1,777   1,662 144 8.7%
Finance and Insurance 2,878 3.9% 2,817   2,621 257 9.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,235 1.7% 1,435   1,135 100 8.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,225 7.1% 4,779   4,923 302 6.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 187 0.3% 186   107 80 74.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,969 9.5% 9,249   6,294 675 10.7%
Educational Services 926 1.3% 944   941 -15 -1.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,199 7.1% 5,162   5,105 94 1.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 904 1.2% 1,723   813 91 11.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,165 5.7% 4,960   4,082 83 2.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,801 3.8% 2,929   2,776 25 0.9%
Public Administration 957 1.3% 1,160   922 35 3.8%
Information Not Available 4,758 6.5% 4,569   3,911 847 21.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,654 32,294 29,424
Male 15,709 53.0% 17,552   15,371 338 2.2%
Female 13,945 47.0% 14,742   14,053 -108 -0.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 29,654 32,294 29,424
Hispanic or Latino 1,107 3.7% 1,236   923 184 19.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,976 94.3% 30,471   2,799 25,177 899.5%
Information Not Available 571 1.9% 587   502 69 13.7%
 
Race 29,654 32,294 29,424
American Indian or Alaskan Native 78 0.3% 81   77 1 1.3%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 13,809 46.6% 14,775   14,216 -407 -2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 84 0.3% 92   64 20 31.3%
White 14,006 47.2% 15,523   13,642 364 2.7%
Information Not Available 1,677 5.7% 1,823   1,425 252 17.7%
 
Years of Age 29,654 32,294 29,424
Younger than 22 723 1.7% 791   778 -55 -7.1%
22-24 1,600 3.8% 1,732   1,556 44 2.8%
25-34 6,642 15.8% 7,019   6,526 116 1.8%
35-44 7,467 17.8% 8,030   7,800 -333 -4.3%
45-54 7,768 18.5% 8,406   7,548 220 2.9%
55-59 2,584 6.1% 2,858   2,523 61 2.4%
60-64 1,637 3.9% 1,846   1,572 65 4.1%
65 and older 1,225 2.9% 1,612   1,116 109 9.8%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 0   5 3 60.0%
 
Industry 29,654 32,294 29,424
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 40 0.1% 63   62 -22 -35.5%
Mining 35 0.1% 41   24 11 45.8%
Utilities 43 0.1% 49   23 20 87.0%
Construction 4,032 13.6% 4,858   3,516 516 14.7%
Manufacturing 812 2.7% 874   685 127 18.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,204 4.1% 1,214   1,230 -26 -2.1%
Retail Trade 1,129 3.8% 1,154   1,177 -48 -4.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 647 2.2% 1,084   668 -21 -3.1%
Information 656 2.2% 606   551 105 19.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,258 4.2% 1,205   1,323 -65 -4.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 775 2.6% 821   764 11 1.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,425 8.2% 2,262   2,553 -128 -5.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29 0.1% 30   30 -1 -3.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,098 13.8% 4,416   3,957 141 3.6%
Educational Services 582 2.0% 615   519 63 12.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,236 7.5% 2,368   2,226 10 0.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 344 1.2% 461   346 -2 -0.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,959 6.6% 2,394   2,108 -149 -7.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 911 3.1% 981   1,014 -103 -10.2%
Public Administration 442 1.5% 619   379 63 16.6%
Information Not Available 5,997 20.2% 6,179   6,269 -272 -4.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,623 12,892 8,514
Male 6,013 62.5% 8,776   4,819 1,194 24.8%
Female 3,610 37.5% 4,115   3,695 -85 -2.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,623 12,892 8,514
Hispanic or Latino 76 0.8% 120   51 25 49.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,961 82.7% 10,634   7,235 726 10.0%
Information Not Available 1,586 16.5% 2,138   1,228 358 29.2%
 
Race 9,623 12,892 8,514
American Indian or Alaskan Native 68 0.7% 103   84 -16 -19.0%
Asian 45 0.5% 39   39 6 15.4%
Black or African American 101 1.0% 127   94 7 7.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 8,266 85.9% 11,072   7,494 772 10.3%
Information Not Available 1,143 11.9% 1,551   803 340 42.3%
 
Years of Age 9,623 12,892 8,514
Younger than 22 380 2.2% 499   350 30 8.6%
22-24 562 3.2% 842   569 -7 -1.2%
25-34 2,028 11.7% 2,846   1,771 257 14.5%
35-44 2,284 13.2% 3,008   2,060 224 10.9%
45-54 2,482 14.3% 3,197   2,159 323 15.0%
55-59 981 5.7% 1,279   818 163 19.9%
60-64 591 3.4% 767   507 84 16.6%
65 and older 315 1.8% 454   280 35 12.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,623 12,892 8,514
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 784 7.5% 820   626 158 25.2%
Mining 5 0.0% 27   3 2 66.7%
Utilities 10 0.1% 15   5 5 100.0%
Construction 1,289 12.4% 2,671   846 443 52.4%
Manufacturing 1,013 9.7% 1,236   831 182 21.9%
Wholesale Trade 272 2.6% 335   247 25 10.1%
Retail Trade 1,022 9.8% 1,215   1,069 -47 -4.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 340 3.3% 404   212 128 60.4%
Information 101 1.0% 105   110 -9 -8.2%
Finance and Insurance 132 1.3% 148   157 -25 -15.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 55 0.5% 72   75 -20 -26.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 211 2.0% 207   179 32 17.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5 0.0% 8   10 -5 -50.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 523 5.0% 890   453 70 15.5%
Educational Services 98 0.9% 107   95 3 3.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 527 5.1% 519   499 28 5.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 203 2.0% 203   209 -6 -2.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 635 6.1% 895   546 89 16.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 182 1.7% 206   192 -10 -5.2%
Public Administration 93 0.9% 141   92 1 1.1%
Information Not Available 2,123 20.4% 2,668   2,058 65 3.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 124,534 164,629 133,217
Male 76,695 61.6% 110,091   81,453 -4,758 -5.8%
Female 47,830 38.4% 54,530   51,760 -3,930 -7.6%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 8   4 5 125.0%
 
Ethnicity 124,534 164,629 133,217
Hispanic or Latino 3,899 3.1% 6,442   4,222 -323 -7.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 88,511 71.1% 115,392   98,408 -9,897 -10.1%
Information Not Available 32,124 25.8% 42,795   30,587 1,537 5.0%
 
Race 124,534 164,629 133,217
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,356 1.1% 1,909   1,199 157 13.1%
Asian 825 0.7% 908   1,225 -400 -32.7%
Black or African American 15,288 12.3% 18,688   17,766 -2,478 -13.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 68 0.1% 97   92 -24 -26.1%
White 70,545 56.6% 93,909   78,580 -8,035 -10.2%
Information Not Available 36,452 29.3% 49,118   34,355 2,097 6.1%
 
Years of Age 124,534 164,629 133,217
Younger than 22 4,518 2.4% 6,090   4,650 -132 -2.8%
22-24 7,947 4.2% 10,440   8,059 -112 -1.4%
25-34 30,449 16.0% 40,554   32,212 -1,763 -5.5%
35-44 32,678 17.2% 43,984   35,257 -2,579 -7.3%
45-54 31,332 16.5% 40,724   33,952 -2,620 -7.7%
55-59 9,736 5.1% 12,520   10,807 -1,071 -9.9%
60-64 5,268 2.8% 6,613   5,395 -127 -2.4%
65 and older 2,605 1.4% 3,704   2,881 -276 -9.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   4 -3 -75.0%
 
Industry 124,534 164,629 133,217
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 750 0.6% 1,328   641 109 17.0%
Mining 290 0.2% 744   232 58 25.0%
Utilities 103 0.1% 147   73 30 41.1%
Construction 20,583 16.4% 35,909   21,472 -889 -4.1%
Manufacturing 24,260 19.4% 30,260   30,236 -5,976 -19.8%
Wholesale Trade 4,721 3.8% 5,525   4,343 378 8.7%
Retail Trade 10,829 8.6% 12,484   11,616 -787 -6.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,221 2.6% 4,901   3,239 -18 -0.6%
Information 1,148 0.9% 1,222   1,459 -311 -21.3%
Finance and Insurance 3,363 2.7% 3,462   3,384 -21 -0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,654 1.3% 1,903   1,720 -66 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,199 4.9% 6,269   6,826 -627 -9.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,147 0.9% 1,737   1,100 47 4.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,262 12.2% 20,667   15,154 108 0.7%
Educational Services 1,504 1.2% 1,730   1,568 -64 -4.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,758 6.2% 8,178   7,539 219 2.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,725 1.4% 3,379   1,717 8 0.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,648 5.3% 8,105   6,226 422 6.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,735 2.2% 3,232   3,026 -291 -9.6%
Public Administration 1,131 0.9% 1,704   1,533 -402 -26.2%
Information Not Available 9,503 7.6% 11,743   10,113 -610 -6.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,359 68,871 37,384
Male 30,820 67.9% 53,077   23,976 6,844 28.5%
Female 14,536 32.0% 15,792   13,408 1,128 8.4%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   0 3 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 45,359 68,871 37,384
Hispanic or Latino 1,420 3.1% 2,198   1,315 105 8.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,515 89.3% 61,934   33,204 7,311 22.0%
Information Not Available 3,424 7.5% 4,739   2,865 559 19.5%
 
Race 45,359 68,871 37,384
American Indian or Alaskan Native 575 1.3% 762   495 80 16.2%
Asian 938 2.1% 1,005   700 238 34.0%
Black or African American 3,268 7.2% 3,407   3,212 56 1.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 216 0.5% 271   199 17 8.5%
White 38,226 84.3% 60,525   30,955 7,271 23.5%
Information Not Available 2,136 4.7% 2,901   1,823 313 17.2%
 
Years of Age 45,359 68,871 37,384
Younger than 22 1,711 2.1% 2,924   1,366 345 25.3%
22-24 3,209 3.9% 5,201   2,378 831 34.9%
25-34 11,243 13.8% 17,440   8,656 2,587 29.9%
35-44 10,831 13.3% 16,290   9,678 1,153 11.9%
45-54 11,399 14.0% 16,943   9,575 1,824 19.0%
55-59 3,849 4.7% 5,502   3,192 657 20.6%
60-64 2,070 2.5% 3,001   1,637 433 26.5%
65 and older 652 0.8% 999   592 60 10.1%
Information Not Available 395 0.5% 571   310 85 27.4%
 
Industry 45,359 68,871 37,384
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 475 1.0% 1,021   470 5 1.1%
Mining 156 0.3% 528   89 67 75.3%
Utilities 200 0.4% 223   108 92 85.2%
Construction 13,315 29.1% 28,116   8,884 4,431 49.9%
Manufacturing 7,192 15.7% 10,122   6,113 1,079 17.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,175 4.7% 2,591   2,111 64 3.0%
Retail Trade 3,364 7.3% 3,931   2,861 503 17.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,522 3.3% 2,134   1,844 -322 -17.5%
Information 664 1.4% 719   722 -58 -8.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,637 3.6% 1,666   1,340 297 22.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 687 1.5% 782   690 -3 -0.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,032 4.4% 2,161   1,596 436 27.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 639 1.4% 762   608 31 5.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,582 7.8% 5,282   2,999 583 19.4%
Educational Services 599 1.3% 687   589 10 1.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,906 6.3% 2,846   2,481 425 17.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 538 1.2% 853   560 -22 -3.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,787 3.9% 2,132   1,521 266 17.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,065 2.3% 1,132   982 83 8.5%
Public Administration 548 1.2% 842   554 -6 -1.1%
Information Not Available 276 0.6% 341   262 14 5.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,238 42,408 40,248
Male 21,207 52.7% 23,615   21,014 193 0.9%
Female 19,024 47.3% 18,786   19,228 -204 -1.1%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 7   6 1 16.7%
 
Ethnicity 40,238 42,408 40,248
Hispanic or Latino 538 1.3% 570   426 112 26.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,919 34.6% 15,046   12,639 1,280 10.1%
Information Not Available 25,781 64.1% 26,792   27,183 -1,402 -5.2%
 
Race 40,238 42,408 40,248
American Indian or Alaskan Native 335 0.8% 339   320 15 4.7%
Asian 260 0.6% 293   343 -83 -24.2%
Black or African American 10,104 25.1% 9,826   10,241 -137 -1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 352 0.9% 384   329 23 7.0%
White 27,560 68.5% 29,891   27,450 110 0.4%
Information Not Available 1,627 4.0% 1,675   1,565 62 4.0%
 
Years of Age 40,238 42,408 40,248
Younger than 22 1,134 1.7% 1,049   1,075 59 5.5%
22-24 2,265 3.4% 2,380   2,268 -3 -0.1%
25-34 9,658 14.7% 9,981   9,345 313 3.3%
35-44 10,448 15.9% 10,999   10,509 -61 -0.6%
45-54 10,325 15.7% 11,046   10,536 -211 -2.0%
55-59 3,169 4.8% 3,399   3,190 -21 -0.7%
60-64 2,004 3.0% 2,116   2,063 -59 -2.9%
65 and older 1,203 1.8% 1,402   1,261 -58 -4.6%
Information Not Available 32 0.0% 36   1 31 3100.0%
 
Industry 40,238 42,408 40,248
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 174 0.4% 238   209 -35 -16.7%
Mining 136 0.3% 215   123 13 10.6%
Utilities 56 0.1% 58   69 -13 -18.8%
Construction 5,469 13.5% 6,958   5,815 -346 -6.0%
Manufacturing 6,721 16.6% 7,639   6,746 -25 -0.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,715 4.2% 1,616   1,798 -83 -4.6%
Retail Trade 4,388 10.9% 4,481   5,023 -635 -12.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,439 3.6% 1,761   1,421 18 1.3%
Information 772 1.9% 820   868 -96 -11.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,637 4.1% 1,565   1,432 205 14.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 725 1.8% 826   780 -55 -7.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,541 3.8% 1,242   1,305 236 18.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 82 0.2% 83   137 -55 -40.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,002 9.9% 3,882   3,438 564 16.4%
Educational Services 588 1.5% 624   675 -87 -12.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,673 9.1% 3,680   4,162 -489 -11.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 588 1.5% 718   577 11 1.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,179 7.9% 3,226   2,964 215 7.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,476 3.7% 1,356   1,384 92 6.6%
Public Administration 415 1.0% 491   474 -59 -12.4%
Information Not Available 1,462 3.6% 929   848 614 72.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
May 2007 Percent Apr 2007     May 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,967 16,658 18,400
Male 8,238 45.9% 8,360   7,415 823 11.1%
Female 9,728 54.1% 8,294   10,979 -1,251 -11.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 4   6 -5