Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

November 2007

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
November 2007
Nov 2007 Oct 2007 Monthly Change Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,241,131 2,183,425 57,706 2,095,908 145,223 6.9
Alaska 11,225 7,370 3,855 11,362 -137 -1.2
Alabama 24,625 25,656 -1,031 25,709 -1,084 -4.2
Arkansas 28,090 26,147 1,943 30,636 -2,546 -8.3
Arizona 26,798 28,528 -1,730 20,105 6,693 33.3
California 298,314 330,822 -32,508 241,209 57,105 23.7
Colorado 20,004 19,052 952 20,133 -129 -0.6
Connecticut 32,716 31,773 943 33,326 -610 -1.8
District of Columbia 6,199 8,957 -2,758 4,862 1,337 27.5
Delaware 7,037 6,370 667 6,796 241 3.5
Florida 116,480 126,230 -9,750 79,559 36,921 46.4
Georgia 56,210 56,758 -548 49,430 6,780 13.7
Hawaii 6,889 6,857 32 5,618 1,271 22.6
Iowa 17,453 16,165 1,288 20,498 -3,045 -14.9
Idaho 10,686 7,960 2,726 10,029 657 6.6
Illinois 118,804 113,977 4,827 115,627 3,177 2.7
Indiana 42,744 43,382 -638 44,687 -1,943 -4.3
Kansas 14,445 14,888 -443 14,748 -303 -2.1
Kentucky 26,153 24,091 2,062 25,281 872 3.4
Louisiana 17,862 17,736 126 17,067 795 4.7
Massachusetts 70,252 65,080 5,172 68,868 1,384 2.0
Maryland 33,316 32,788 528 31,244 2,072 6.6
Maine 7,420 5,737 1,683 7,904 -484 -6.1
Michigan 120,795 109,751 11,044 120,311 484 0.4
Minnesota 38,446 37,208 1,238 39,447 -1,001 -2.5
Missouri 39,163 39,232 -69 36,246 2,917 8.0
Mississippi 17,270 17,274 -4 16,346 924 5.7
Montana 3,942 2,740 1,202 3,551 391 11.0
North Carolina 70,698 69,274 1,424 68,192 2,506 3.7
North Dakota 2,061 1,147 914 3,486 -1,425 -40.9
Nebraska 7,119 6,847 272 8,291 -1,172 -14.1
New Hampshire 5,412 4,926 486 5,434 -22 -0.4
New Jersey 98,990 95,146 3,844 92,562 6,428 6.9
New Mexico 10,122 9,366 756 10,327 -205 -2.0
Nevada 25,182 24,476 706 18,184 6,998 38.5
New York 154,343 143,133 11,210 157,176 -2,833 -1.8
Ohio 79,706 74,612 5,094 76,860 2,846 3.7
Oklahoma 12,665 12,433 232 13,532 -867 -6.4
Oregon 41,642 36,649 4,993 39,693 1,949 4.9
Pennsylvania 144,001 125,992 18,009 132,733 11,268 8.5
Puerto Rico 35,384 37,052 -1,668 34,892 492 1.4
Rhode Island 10,984 10,605 379 9,737 1,247 12.8
South Carolina 39,949 38,683 1,266 38,302 1,647 4.3
South Dakota 1,378 970 408 1,701 -323 -19.0
Tennessee 34,691 37,847 -3,156 35,590 -899 -2.5
Texas 84,404 87,772 -3,368 81,717 2,687 3.3
Utah 8,843 7,386 1,457 6,362 2,481 39.0
Virginia 34,562 32,620 1,942 33,396 1,166 3.5
Virgin Islands 399 411 -12 319 80 25.1
Vermont 5,638 3,670 1,968 5,579 59 1.1
Washington 47,759 37,788 9,971 48,612 -853 -1.8
Wisconsin 58,762 51,546 7,216 60,810 -2,048 -3.4
West Virginia 11,118 9,133 1,985 9,994 1,124 11.2
Wyoming 1,981 1,412 569 1,828 153 8.4
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,241,131   2,183,425   2,095,908 145,223 6.9
Male 1,267,213 56.5% 1,164,897   1,168,447 98,766 8.5%
Female 972,084 43.4% 1,016,519   924,921 47,163 5.1%
Information Not Available 1,834 0.1% 2,009   2,540 -706 -27.8%
 
Ethnicity 2,241,131   2,183,425   2,095,908    
Hispanic or Latino 343,794 15.3% 339,035   307,306 36,488 11.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,638,540 86.4% 1,598,821   1,557,547 80,993 5.2%
Information Not Available 258,797 10.4% 245,569   231,055 27,742 12.0%
 
Race 2,241,131   2,183,425   2,095,908
American Indian or Alaskan Native 23,928 1.1% 73,205   21,834 2,094 9.6%
Asian 50,957 2.3% 56,625   48,686 2,271 4.7%
Black or African American 412,401 18.4% 428,680   389,608 22,793 5.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6,611 0.3% 10,180   7,167 -556 -7.8%
White 1,271,724 56.7% 1,156,095   1,205,974 65,750 5.5%
Information Not Available 475,610 21.2% 458,640   415,370 60,240 14.5%
 
Years of Age 2,241,131   2,183,425   2,095,908
Younger than 22 97,644 4.4% 91,954   91,469 6,175 6.8%
22-24 131,351 5.9% 125,053   125,837 5,514 4.4%
25-34 528,251 23.6% 517,042   486,714 41,537 8.5%
35-44 564,158 25.2% 551,353   541,670 22,488 4.2%
45-54 541,477 24.2% 528,048   502,072 39,405 7.8%
55-59 183,354 8.2% 181,342   173,024 10,330 6.0%
60-64 109,139 4.9% 107,332   98,215 10,924 11.1%
65 and older 68,259 3.0% 64,715   62,733 5,526 8.8%
Information Not Available 17,498 0.8% 16,586   14,174 3,324 23.5%
 
Industry 2,241,131   2,183,425   2,095,908
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 60,102 2.7% 39,683   58,023 2,079 3.6%
Mining 8,655 0.4% 7,213   8,015 640 8.0%
Utilities 4,525 0.2% 4,440   4,370 155 3.5%
Construction 292,745 13.1% 238,249   256,797 35,948 14.0%
Manufacturing 318,874 14.2% 330,698   323,937 -5,063 -1.6%
Wholesale Trade 88,842 4.0% 91,730   82,184 6,658 8.1%
Retail Trade 181,960 8.1% 192,320   176,518 5,442 3.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 64,273 2.9% 63,357   62,020 2,253 3.6%
Information 53,882 2.4% 60,867   52,004 1,878 3.6%
Finance and Insurance 99,310 4.4% 103,930   68,980 30,330 44.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 44,931 2.0% 43,967   33,382 11,549 34.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 99,852 4.5% 105,006   90,348 9,504 10.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7,942 0.4% 9,834   8,548 -606 -7.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 241,457 10.8% 241,503   222,108 19,349 8.7%
Educational Services 49,403 2.2% 55,661   51,610 -2,207 -4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 151,240 6.7% 160,584   145,345 5,895 4.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 44,685 2.0% 31,168   41,672 3,013 7.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 117,096 5.2% 106,967   108,879 8,217 7.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 63,098 2.8% 63,931   60,513 2,585 4.3%
Public Administration 42,116 1.9% 37,695   41,304 812 2.0%
Information Not Available 206,143 9.2% 194,622   199,351 6,792 3.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,225 7,370 11,362 -137 -1.2
Male 6,583 58.6% 3,872   6,777 -194 -2.9%
Female 4,642 41.4% 3,498   4,583 59 1.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,225   7,370   11,362    
Hispanic or Latino 455 4.1% 288   508 -53 -10.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,664 95.0% 7,024   10,751 -87 -0.8%
Information Not Available 106 0.9% 58   103 3 2.9%
 
Race 11,225 7,370 11,362
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,391 30.2% 2,348   3,026 365 12.1%
Asian 733 6.5% 482   887 -154 -17.4%
Black or African American 394 3.5% 343   423 -29 -6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 86 0.8% 57   83 3 3.6%
White 6,194 55.2% 3,898   6,499 -305 -4.7%
Information Not Available 427 3.8% 242   444 -17 -3.8%
 
Years of Age 11,225 7,370 11,362
Younger than 22 383 2.3% 242   399 -16 -4.0%
22-24 843 5.0% 514   793 50 6.3%
25-34 2,857 16.8% 1,923   2,856 1 0.0%
35-44 2,543 15.0% 1,762   2,818 -275 -9.8%
45-54 2,938 17.3% 1,808   2,912 26 0.9%
55-59 948 5.6% 582   853 95 11.1%
60-64 453 2.7% 362   468 -15 -3.2%
65 and older 260 1.5% 177   263 -3 -1.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,225 7,370 11,362
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 86 0.8% 31   144 -58 -40.3%
Mining 365 3.2% 215   318 47 14.8%
Utilities 59 0.5% 50   59 0 0.0%
Construction 2,081 18.4% 842   2,326 -245 -10.5%
Manufacturing 1,089 9.6% 657   1,279 -190 -14.9%
Wholesale Trade 148 1.3% 124   177 -29 -16.4%
Retail Trade 927 8.2% 654   974 -47 -4.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 627 5.5% 498   705 -78 -11.1%
Information 96 0.8% 69   98 -2 -2.0%
Finance and Insurance 226 2.0% 188   169 57 33.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 202 1.8% 160   225 -23 -10.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 282 2.5% 193   231 51 22.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44 0.4% 20   52 -8 -15.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 686 6.1% 400   519 167 32.2%
Educational Services 337 3.0% 276   299 38 12.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 847 7.5% 761   714 133 18.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 162 1.4% 109   159 3 1.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,091 9.6% 777   1,050 41 3.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 320 2.8% 252   339 -19 -5.6%
Public Administration 1,300 11.5% 875   1,225 75 6.1%
Information Not Available 250 2.2% 219   300 -50 -16.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,625 25,656 25,709
Male 12,265 49.8% 12,254   12,606 -341 -2.7%
Female 12,299 49.9% 13,317   13,067 -768 -5.9%
Information Not Available 61 0.2% 85   36 25 69.4%
 
Ethnicity 24,625 25,656 25,709
Hispanic or Latino 612 2.5% 602   629 -17 -2.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,525 79.3% 20,512   19,398 127 0.7%
Information Not Available 4,488 18.2% 4,542   5,682 -1,194 -21.0%
 
Race 24,625 25,656 25,709
American Indian or Alaskan Native 688 2.8% 644   816 -128 -15.7%
Asian 360 1.5% 387   358 2 0.6%
Black or African American 11,034 44.8% 11,542   10,340 694 6.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 41 0.2% 43   46 -5 -10.9%
White 11,066 44.9% 11,583   10,925 141 1.3%
Information Not Available 1,436 5.8% 1,457   3,224 -1,788 -55.5%
 
Years of Age 24,625 25,656 25,709
Younger than 22 998 2.9% 1,039   1,117 -119 -10.7%
22-24 1,780 5.1% 1,798   1,827 -47 -2.6%
25-34 6,256 18.1% 6,534   6,584 -328 -5.0%
35-44 6,045 17.5% 6,305   6,390 -345 -5.4%
45-54 5,825 16.8% 6,029   5,862 -37 -0.6%
55-59 1,856 5.4% 1,923   2,028 -172 -8.5%
60-64 1,074 3.1% 1,176   1,135 -61 -5.4%
65 and older 767 2.2% 808   762 5 0.7%
Information Not Available 24 0.1% 44   4 20 500.0%
 
Industry 24,625 25,656 25,709
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 281 1.1% 278   300 -19 -6.3%
Mining 83 0.3% 88   112 -29 -25.9%
Utilities 30 0.1% 35   35 -5 -14.3%
Construction 2,407 9.7% 2,135   2,192 215 9.8%
Manufacturing 6,254 25.1% 6,754   6,993 -739 -10.6%
Wholesale Trade 855 3.4% 854   846 9 1.1%
Retail Trade 2,382 9.6% 2,564   2,649 -267 -10.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 622 2.5% 737   661 -39 -5.9%
Information 356 1.4% 370   408 -52 -12.7%
Finance and Insurance 647 2.6% 704   662 -15 -2.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 340 1.4% 349   397 -57 -14.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,116 4.5% 1,249   1,093 23 2.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34 0.1% 54   19 15 78.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,697 10.8% 2,771   2,879 -182 -6.3%
Educational Services 648 2.6% 707   647 1 0.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,859 7.5% 2,024   1,929 -70 -3.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 159 0.6% 167   164 -5 -3.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,557 6.3% 1,642   1,471 86 5.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 600 2.4% 611   602 -2 -0.3%
Public Administration 330 1.3% 341   318 12 3.8%
Information Not Available 1,368 5.5% 1,222   1,332 36 2.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,090 26,147 30,636
Male 15,457 55.0% 13,308   16,993 -1,536 -9.0%
Female 12,632 45.0% 12,832   13,642 -1,010 -7.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 7   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,090 26,147 30,636
Hispanic or Latino 688 2.4% 535   775 -87 -11.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,401 97.5% 25,606   29,860 -2,459 -8.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 6   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 28,090 26,147 30,636
American Indian or Alaskan Native 388 1.4% 351   256 132 51.6%
Asian 225 0.8% 248   285 -60 -21.1%
Black or African American 8,083 28.8% 7,722   8,939 -856 -9.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 204 0.7% 243   477 -273 -57.2%
White 18,498 65.9% 17,040   19,901 -1,403 -7.0%
Information Not Available 692 2.5% 543   778 -86 -11.1%
 
Years of Age 28,090 26,147 30,636
Younger than 22 1,124 2.5% 827   1,188 -64 -5.4%
22-24 2,011 4.4% 1,979   2,191 -180 -8.2%
25-34 7,563 16.6% 7,105   8,152 -589 -7.2%
35-44 7,095 15.6% 6,619   8,461 -1,366 -16.1%
45-54 6,465 14.2% 6,024   6,754 -289 -4.3%
55-59 2,074 4.6% 1,968   2,039 35 1.7%
60-64 1,039 2.3% 978   1,118 -79 -7.1%
65 and older 714 1.6% 638   728 -14 -1.9%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 9   5 0 0.0%
 
Industry 28,090 26,147 30,636
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 556 1.9% 340   541 15 2.8%
Mining 105 0.4% 91   139 -34 -24.5%
Utilities 57 0.2% 59   87 -30 -34.5%
Construction 2,930 10.2% 2,222   3,426 -496 -14.5%
Manufacturing 7,080 24.7% 7,035   8,158 -1,078 -13.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,181 4.1% 1,086   1,555 -374 -24.1%
Retail Trade 3,182 11.1% 3,104   3,228 -46 -1.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 961 3.4% 816   1,113 -152 -13.7%
Information 204 0.7% 205   227 -23 -10.1%
Finance and Insurance 378 1.3% 389   349 29 8.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 325 1.1% 302   332 -7 -2.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 588 2.1% 665   536 52 9.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 42 0.1% 27   29 13 44.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,888 10.1% 2,595   3,211 -323 -10.1%
Educational Services 866 3.0% 1,027   1,072 -206 -19.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,731 9.5% 2,628   2,709 22 0.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 346 1.2% 237   244 102 41.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,305 8.0% 1,973   2,191 114 5.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 672 2.3% 730   833 -161 -19.3%
Public Administration 672 2.3% 594   617 55 8.9%
Information Not Available 21 0.1% 22   39 -18 -46.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,798 28,528 20,105
Male 14,626 54.6% 15,458   10,702 3,924 36.7%
Female 12,172 45.4% 13,070   9,403 2,769 29.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,798 28,528 20,105
Hispanic or Latino 8,368 31.2% 10,353   6,192 2,176 35.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,430 68.8% 18,175   12,836 5,594 43.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1,077 -1,077 -100.0%
 
Race 26,798 28,528 20,105
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,793 6.7% 1,662   1,695 98 5.8%
Asian 11 0.0% 11   327 -316 -96.6%
Black or African American 1,780 6.6% 1,806   1,254 526 41.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,221 49.3% 12,913   9,560 3,661 38.3%
Information Not Available 9,993 37.3% 12,136   0 9,993 0.0%
 
Years of Age 26,798 28,528 20,105
Younger than 22 816 2.1% 883   542 274 50.6%
22-24 1,424 3.7% 1,517   1,003 421 42.0%
25-34 5,981 15.5% 6,214   4,370 1,611 36.9%
35-44 6,740 17.5% 7,229   5,304 1,436 27.1%
45-54 6,999 18.2% 7,503   5,388 1,611 29.9%
55-59 2,468 6.4% 2,574   1,812 656 36.2%
60-64 1,510 3.9% 1,630   1,082 428 39.6%
65 and older 860 2.2% 978   604 256 42.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,798 28,528 20,105
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,032 3.7% 2,364   913 119 13.0%
Mining 80 0.3% 64   51 29 56.9%
Utilities 43 0.2% 43   46 -3 -6.5%
Construction 3,977 14.3% 3,623   2,938 1,039 35.4%
Manufacturing 1,778 6.4% 1,991   1,536 242 15.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,059 3.8% 1,329   919 140 15.2%
Retail Trade 2,355 8.5% 2,461   1,635 720 44.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 501 1.8% 556   471 30 6.4%
Information 354 1.3% 413   415 -61 -14.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,983 7.1% 2,020   983 1,000 101.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 675 2.4% 676   482 193 40.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,325 4.8% 1,306   1,053 272 25.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 69 0.2% 77   78 -9 -11.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,933 10.5% 3,032   2,230 703 31.5%
Educational Services 668 2.4% 689   597 71 11.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,650 5.9% 1,743   1,400 250 17.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 301 1.1% 263   251 50 19.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,042 3.7% 1,096   949 93 9.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 611 2.2% 609   467 144 30.8%
Public Administration 573 2.1% 629   587 -14 -2.4%
Information Not Available 3,789 13.6% 3,544   2,104 1,685 80.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 298,314 330,822 241,209
Male 170,922 57.3% 178,714   134,067 36,855 27.5%
Female 127,295 42.7% 151,741   106,954 20,341 19.0%
Information Not Available 97 0.0% 367   188 -91 -48.4%
 
Ethnicity 298,314 330,822 241,209
Hispanic or Latino 118,666 39.8% 116,329   98,604 20,062 20.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 151,048 50.6% 179,448   124,216 26,832 21.6%
Information Not Available 28,600 9.6% 35,045   18,389 10,211 55.5%
 
Race 298,314 330,822 241,209
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,036 0.7% 1,835   1,595 441 27.6%
Asian 22,880 7.7% 24,679   19,514 3,366 17.2%
Black or African American 23,171 7.8% 31,376   18,764 4,407 23.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 102,961 34.5% 121,558   84,343 18,618 22.1%
Information Not Available 147,266 49.4% 151,374   116,993 30,273 25.9%
 
Years of Age 298,314 330,822 241,209
Younger than 22 10,471 2.7% 12,293   9,476 995 10.5%
22-24 16,384 4.2% 18,257   13,791 2,593 18.8%
25-34 66,314 17.2% 78,439   53,758 12,556 23.4%
35-44 78,238 20.3% 80,825   62,765 15,473 24.7%
45-54 76,009 19.7% 80,734   57,699 18,310 31.7%
55-59 26,176 6.8% 30,183   21,860 4,316 19.7%
60-64 15,027 3.9% 18,165   13,604 1,423 10.5%
65 and older 9,404 2.4% 11,743   7,975 1,429 17.9%
Information Not Available 291 0.1% 183   281 10 3.6%
 
Industry 298,314 330,822 241,209
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 43,821 12.8% 25,321   40,907 2,914 7.1%
Mining 388 0.1% 642   281 107 38.1%
Utilities 1,066 0.3% 826   469 597 127.3%
Construction 41,688 12.2% 45,321   29,459 12,229 41.5%
Manufacturing 37,810 11.1% 43,027   31,336 6,474 20.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,036 0.6% 2,844   1,689 347 20.5%
Retail Trade 19,390 5.7% 29,357   18,013 1,377 7.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,399 1.9% 7,615   4,691 1,708 36.4%
Information 20,650 6.0% 24,036   15,949 4,701 29.5%
Finance and Insurance 12,119 3.5% 15,413   7,599 4,520 59.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 11,731 3.4% 12,202   3,284 8,447 257.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,363 1.3% 5,138   3,002 1,361 45.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 38,295 11.2% 50,090   33,775 4,520 13.4%
Educational Services 7,659 2.2% 10,550   6,849 810 11.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 15,609 4.6% 18,899   13,791 1,818 13.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,429 1.6% 5,321   3,377 2,052 60.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 10,568 3.1% 12,569   7,693 2,875 37.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 8,241 2.4% 8,899   5,629 2,612 46.4%
Public Administration 2,908 0.8% 2,477   3,002 -94 -3.1%
Information Not Available 8,144 2.4% 10,275   10,414 -2,270 -21.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,004 19,052 20,133
Male 10,486 52.4% 9,443   10,840 -354 -3.3%
Female 9,518 47.6% 9,609   9,293 225 2.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,004 19,052 20,133
Hispanic or Latino 3,520 17.6% 3,205   4,038 -518 -12.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,591 67.9% 13,020   12,897 694 5.4%
Information Not Available 2,893 14.5% 2,827   3,198 -305 -9.5%
 
Race 20,004 19,052 20,133
American Indian or Alaskan Native 339 1.7% 321   365 -26 -7.1%
Asian 466 2.3% 490   407 59 14.5%
Black or African American 1,308 6.5% 1,312   1,512 -204 -13.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 83 0.4% 82   75 8 10.7%
White 13,895 69.5% 13,179   13,698 197 1.4%
Information Not Available 3,913 19.6% 3,668   4,076 -163 -4.0%
 
Years of Age 20,004 19,052 20,133
Younger than 22 300 0.9% 276   327 -27 -8.3%
22-24 617 1.9% 614   745 -128 -17.2%
25-34 4,087 12.5% 3,835   4,055 32 0.8%
35-44 4,986 15.3% 4,812   5,257 -271 -5.2%
45-54 5,889 18.1% 5,599   5,918 -29 -0.5%
55-59 2,222 6.8% 2,107   2,165 57 2.6%
60-64 1,320 4.1% 1,264   1,102 218 19.8%
65 and older 559 1.7% 525   545 14 2.6%
Information Not Available 24 0.1% 20   19 5 26.3%
 
Industry 20,004 19,052 20,133
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 148 0.7% 115   134 14 10.4%
Mining 121 0.6% 114   132 -11 -8.3%
Utilities 33 0.2% 27   31 2 6.5%
Construction 2,695 13.4% 2,234   3,071 -376 -12.2%
Manufacturing 1,699 8.4% 1,760   1,984 -285 -14.4%
Wholesale Trade 889 4.4% 911   804 85 10.6%
Retail Trade 1,737 8.6% 1,728   1,907 -170 -8.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 464 2.3% 433   605 -141 -23.3%
Information 751 3.7% 755   723 28 3.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,481 7.3% 1,400   1,198 283 23.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 582 2.9% 567   507 75 14.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,608 8.0% 1,626   1,523 85 5.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 245 1.2% 257   122 123 100.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,599 12.9% 2,437   2,301 298 13.0%
Educational Services 572 2.8% 597   538 34 6.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,219 6.0% 1,309   1,312 -93 -7.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 417 2.1% 369   460 -43 -9.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,126 5.6% 990   1,164 -38 -3.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 565 2.8% 559   548 17 3.1%
Public Administration 543 2.7% 402   543 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 510 2.5% 462   526 -16 -3.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,716 31,773 33,326
Male 18,222 55.7% 16,789   18,502 -280 -1.5%
Female 14,494 44.3% 14,984   14,824 -330 -2.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,716 31,773 33,326
Hispanic or Latino 4,819 14.7% 4,607   4,721 98 2.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,897 85.3% 27,166   28,605 -708 -2.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 32,716 31,773 33,326
American Indian or Alaskan Native 118 0.4% 119   112 6 5.4%
Asian 459 1.4% 471   454 5 1.1%
Black or African American 5,020 15.3% 5,075   5,055 -35 -0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 19,151 58.5% 18,394   19,687 -536 -2.7%
Information Not Available 7,968 24.4% 7,714   8,018 -50 -0.6%
 
Years of Age 32,716 31,773 33,326
Younger than 22 1,246 2.5% 1,119   1,168 78 6.7%
22-24 2,129 4.3% 1,955   2,013 116 5.8%
25-34 7,284 14.6% 7,094   7,188 96 1.3%
35-44 7,865 15.8% 7,785   8,460 -595 -7.0%
45-54 7,870 15.8% 7,641   7,988 -118 -1.5%
55-59 2,798 5.6% 2,714   2,947 -149 -5.1%
60-64 2,015 4.0% 2,022   2,039 -24 -1.2%
65 and older 1,509 3.0% 1,443   1,523 -14 -0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 32,716 31,773 33,326
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 363 1.1% 232   464 -101 -21.8%
Mining 11 0.0% 11   18 -7 -38.9%
Utilities 43 0.1% 45   51 -8 -15.7%
Construction 3,703 11.2% 2,865   3,909 -206 -5.3%
Manufacturing 4,049 12.2% 4,298   4,636 -587 -12.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,545 4.7% 1,565   1,597 -52 -3.3%
Retail Trade 3,897 11.8% 3,936   4,319 -422 -9.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,023 3.1% 1,053   1,000 23 2.3%
Information 660 2.0% 682   696 -36 -5.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,921 5.8% 1,995   1,761 160 9.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 615 1.9% 569   493 122 24.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,550 4.7% 1,709   1,429 121 8.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 145 0.4% 158   201 -56 -27.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,744 11.3% 3,551   3,565 179 5.0%
Educational Services 971 2.9% 1,016   1,066 -95 -8.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,235 9.8% 3,266   3,154 81 2.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 936 2.8% 682   1,049 -113 -10.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,882 5.7% 1,880   1,831 51 2.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,094 3.3% 1,044   1,048 46 4.4%
Public Administration 722 2.2% 657   450 272 60.4%
Information Not Available 607 1.8% 559   589 18 3.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,199 8,957 4,862
Male 2,891 46.6% 4,252   2,154 737 34.2%
Female 3,308 53.4% 4,705   2,708 600 22.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,199 8,957 4,862
Hispanic or Latino 614 9.9% 812   333 281 84.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,366 86.6% 7,837   3,668 1,698 46.3%
Information Not Available 219 3.5% 308   861 -642 -74.6%
 
Race 6,199 8,957 4,862
American Indian or Alaskan Native 48 0.8% 51   43 5 11.6%
Asian 142 2.3% 173   135 7 5.2%
Black or African American 4,793 77.3% 7,147   3,757 1,036 27.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 80 1.3% 99   61 19 31.1%
White 1,085 17.5% 1,406   740 345 46.6%
Information Not Available 51 0.8% 81   126 -75 -59.5%
 
Years of Age 6,199 8,957 4,862
Younger than 22 156 2.2% 215   109 47 43.1%
22-24 311 4.4% 434   231 80 34.6%
25-34 1,565 22.3% 2,180   1,206 359 29.8%
35-44 1,657 23.6% 2,386   1,391 266 19.1%
45-54 1,649 23.5% 2,435   1,212 437 36.1%
55-59 474 6.7% 721   394 80 20.3%
60-64 256 3.6% 377   201 55 27.4%
65 and older 131 1.9% 209   113 18 15.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   5 -5 -100.0%
 
Industry 6,199 8,957 4,862
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 2 0.0% 2   6 -4 -66.7%
Construction 14 0.2% 30   16 -2 -12.5%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.0% 5   6 -4 -66.7%
Retail Trade 9 0.1% 16   27 -18 -66.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2 0.0% 1   4 -2 -50.0%
Information 2 0.0% 4   16 -14 -87.5%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 8 0.1% 12   8 0 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 12 0.2% 25   56 -44 -78.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4 0.1% 0   0 4 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7 0.1% 8   19 -12 -63.2%
Educational Services 8 0.1% 30   24 -16 -66.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9 0.1% 21   31 -22 -71.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2 0.0% 2   3 -1 -33.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 0 0.0% 2   1 -1 -100.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 14 0.2% 26   22 -8 -36.4%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 6,104 98.5% 8,773   4,621 1,483 32.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,037 6,370 6,796
Male 3,318 47.2% 3,003   3,079 239 7.8%
Female 3,719 52.8% 3,367   3,717 2 0.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,037 6,370 6,796
Hispanic or Latino 260 3.7% 235   210 50 23.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,777 96.3% 6,135   6,586 191 2.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 7,037 6,370 6,796
American Indian or Alaskan Native 12 0.2% 10   18 -6 -33.3%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 2,705 38.4% 2,449   2,897 -192 -6.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 33 0.5% 30   46 -13 -28.3%
White 3,736 53.1% 3,382   3,411 325 9.5%
Information Not Available 552 7.8% 499   424 128 30.2%
 
Years of Age 7,037 6,370 6,796
Younger than 22 1,597 15.0% 1,446   1,384 213 15.4%
22-24 464 4.3% 420   495 -31 -6.3%
25-34 1,581 14.8% 1,431   1,554 27 1.7%
35-44 1,788 16.8% 1,619   1,749 39 2.2%
45-54 1,190 11.1% 1,078   1,174 16 1.4%
55-59 245 2.3% 222   243 2 0.8%
60-64 100 0.9% 91   105 -5 -4.8%
65 and older 61 0.6% 55   83 -22 -26.5%
Information Not Available 11 0.1% 8   9 2 22.2%
 
Industry 7,037 6,370 6,796
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 8 0.1% 7   17 -9 -52.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 6   7 0 0.0%
Construction 748 10.6% 677   593 155 26.1%
Manufacturing 580 8.2% 525   493 87 17.6%
Wholesale Trade 282 4.0% 255   261 21 8.0%
Retail Trade 1,141 16.2% 1,033   1,154 -13 -1.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 245 3.5% 222   182 63 34.6%
Information 110 1.6% 100   94 16 17.0%
Finance and Insurance 622 8.8% 563   558 64 11.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 203 2.9% 183   142 61 43.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 321 4.6% 291   355 -34 -9.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21 0.3% 19   24 -3 -12.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,027 14.6% 930   1,132 -105 -9.3%
Educational Services 173 2.5% 157   208 -35 -16.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 616 8.7% 557   558 58 10.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 91 1.3% 82   179 -88 -49.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 524 7.4% 474   554 -30 -5.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 217 3.1% 197   206 11 5.3%
Public Administration 63 0.9% 57   57 6 10.5%
Information Not Available 38 0.5% 35   20 18 90.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 116,480 126,230 79,559
Male 65,485 56.2% 66,854   40,094 25,391 63.3%
Female 50,995 43.8% 59,265   39,428 11,567 29.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 111   37 -37 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 116,480 126,230 79,559
Hispanic or Latino 38,293 32.9% 41,534   26,298 11,995 45.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 69,694 59.8% 75,146   45,790 23,904 52.2%
Information Not Available 8,493 7.3% 9,550   7,471 1,022 13.7%
 
Race 116,480 126,230 79,559
American Indian or Alaskan Native 596 0.5% 518   259 337 130.1%
Asian 745 0.6% 777   1,110 -365 -32.9%
Black or African American 21,083 18.1% 24,024   14,610 6,473 44.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,229 1.1% 1,592   2,145 -916 -42.7%
White 71,184 61.1% 74,035   45,346 25,838 57.0%
Information Not Available 21,643 18.6% 25,284   16,089 5,554 34.5%
 
Years of Age 116,480 126,230 79,559
Younger than 22 2,570 1.4% 2,813   1,960 610 31.1%
22-24 5,103 2.8% 5,849   4,180 923 22.1%
25-34 25,330 14.1% 27,319   16,200 9,130 56.4%
35-44 28,645 15.9% 30,614   20,935 7,710 36.8%
45-54 29,427 16.4% 33,390   19,048 10,379 54.5%
55-59 12,106 6.7% 12,549   7,323 4,783 65.3%
60-64 7,934 4.4% 7,996   5,474 2,460 44.9%
65 and older 5,364 3.0% 5,700   4,438 926 20.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Industry 116,480 126,230 79,559
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,490 1.3% 2,850   666 824 123.7%
Mining 74 0.1% 0   37 37 100.0%
Utilities 74 0.1% 222   185 -111 -60.0%
Construction 17,954 15.2% 14,992   7,102 10,852 152.8%
Manufacturing 9,722 8.2% 8,699   5,807 3,915 67.4%
Wholesale Trade 5,513 4.7% 6,071   3,551 1,962 55.3%
Retail Trade 10,914 9.3% 12,771   8,581 2,333 27.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,272 1.9% 2,776   2,034 238 11.7%
Information 2,458 2.1% 2,850   1,664 794 47.7%
Finance and Insurance 7,711 6.5% 7,515   3,329 4,382 131.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,315 2.8% 2,998   2,552 763 29.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,034 5.1% 7,107   3,921 2,113 53.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 335 0.3% 851   592 -257 -43.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 20,562 17.4% 25,061   14,018 6,544 46.7%
Educational Services 1,825 1.5% 1,777   1,886 -61 -3.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,295 5.3% 7,663   5,511 784 14.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,676 1.4% 2,665   1,442 234 16.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,519 5.5% 7,255   3,958 2,561 64.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,129 2.7% 3,072   1,258 1,871 148.7%
Public Administration 1,639 1.4% 1,555   925 714 77.2%
Information Not Available 6,969 5.9% 7,480   10,540 -3,571 -33.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 56,210 56,758 49,430
Male 28,096 50.0% 27,445   23,601 4,495 19.0%
Female 27,339 48.6% 28,579   24,205 3,134 12.9%
Information Not Available 775 1.4% 734   1,624 -849 -52.3%
 
Ethnicity 56,210 56,758 49,430
Hispanic or Latino 164 0.3% 172   169 -5 -3.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 55,271 98.3% 55,852   47,637 7,634 16.0%
Information Not Available 775 1.4% 734   1,624 -849 -52.3%
 
Race 56,210 56,758 49,430
American Indian or Alaskan Native 236 0.4% 244   152 84 55.3%
Asian 675 1.2% 640   742 -67 -9.0%
Black or African American 29,385 52.3% 30,505   26,378 3,007 11.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 25,139 44.7% 24,635   20,534 4,605 22.4%
Information Not Available 775 1.4% 734   1,624 -849 -52.3%
 
Years of Age 56,210 56,758 49,430
Younger than 22 1,892 2.4% 1,813   1,635 257 15.7%
22-24 3,036 3.9% 3,084   2,522 514 20.4%
25-34 13,456 17.1% 13,561   11,620 1,836 15.8%
35-44 14,943 19.0% 15,013   13,365 1,578 11.8%
45-54 13,219 16.8% 13,281   11,719 1,500 12.8%
55-59 4,318 5.5% 4,409   3,733 585 15.7%
60-64 2,558 3.2% 2,486   2,123 435 20.5%
65 and older 1,389 1.8% 1,337   1,134 255 22.5%
Information Not Available 1,399 1.8% 1,774   1,579 -180 -11.4%
 
Industry 56,210 56,758 49,430
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,008 1.8% 1,072   921 87 9.4%
Mining 74 0.1% 80   32 42 131.3%
Utilities 144 0.3% 135   98 46 46.9%
Construction 4,086 7.1% 3,672   2,719 1,367 50.3%
Manufacturing 6,890 12.0% 7,022   7,703 -813 -10.6%
Wholesale Trade 3,228 5.6% 3,201   2,817 411 14.6%
Retail Trade 4,203 7.3% 4,314   3,324 879 26.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,431 2.5% 1,395   1,393 38 2.7%
Information 1,122 2.0% 1,104   1,069 53 5.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,104 3.7% 2,170   1,510 594 39.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,149 2.0% 1,088   1,004 145 14.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,955 15.7% 8,955   7,970 985 12.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 141 0.2% 131   75 66 88.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 211 0.4% 227   211 0 0.0%
Educational Services 1,401 2.4% 1,390   1,376 25 1.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,003 5.2% 3,304   2,833 170 6.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,460 4.3% 2,641   2,159 301 13.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 481 0.8% 516   504 -23 -4.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 697 1.2% 745   767 -70 -9.1%
Public Administration 694 1.2% 730   636 58 9.1%
Information Not Available 12,728 22.2% 12,866   10,309 2,419 23.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,889 6,857 5,618
Male 4,366 63.4% 4,214   3,634 732 20.1%
Female 2,522 36.6% 2,643   1,984 538 27.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,889 6,857 5,618
Hispanic or Latino 383 5.6% 368   325 58 17.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,191 75.4% 5,223   4,223 968 22.9%
Information Not Available 1,315 19.1% 1,266   1,070 245 22.9%
 
Race 6,889 6,857 5,618
American Indian or Alaskan Native 64 0.9% 59   52 12 23.1%
Asian 2,140 31.1% 2,186   1,934 206 10.7%
Black or African American 160 2.3% 180   134 26 19.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,776 25.8% 1,702   1,393 383 27.5%
White 1,853 26.9% 1,860   1,375 478 34.8%
Information Not Available 896 13.0% 870   730 166 22.7%
 
Years of Age 6,889 6,857 5,618
Younger than 22 158 1.9% 154   154 4 2.6%
22-24 298 3.6% 320   308 -10 -3.2%
25-34 1,581 19.0% 1,530   1,288 293 22.7%
35-44 1,690 20.3% 1,682   1,413 277 19.6%
45-54 1,812 21.8% 1,819   1,438 374 26.0%
55-59 679 8.2% 672   528 151 28.6%
60-64 426 5.1% 414   304 122 40.1%
65 and older 245 2.9% 266   185 60 32.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,889 6,857 5,618
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 202 2.8% 187   183 19 10.4%
Mining 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
Utilities 4 0.1% 3   2 2 100.0%
Construction 1,769 24.9% 1,651   1,586 183 11.5%
Manufacturing 168 2.4% 206   175 -7 -4.0%
Wholesale Trade 121 1.7% 121   104 17 16.3%
Retail Trade 367 5.2% 391   362 5 1.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 239 3.4% 229   232 7 3.0%
Information 182 2.6% 138   144 38 26.4%
Finance and Insurance 203 2.9% 202   105 98 93.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 113 1.6% 114   126 -13 -10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 234 3.3% 279   189 45 23.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.3% 17   17 2 11.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 760 10.7% 713   580 180 31.0%
Educational Services 55 0.8% 62   41 14 34.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 267 3.8% 297   306 -39 -12.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 83 1.2% 59   76 7 9.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,021 14.4% 1,055   463 558 120.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 181 2.6% 188   166 15 9.0%
Public Administration 140 2.0% 143   115 25 21.7%
Information Not Available 760 10.7% 802   646 114 17.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,453 16,165 20,498
Male 10,072 57.7% 8,583   12,143 -2,071 -17.1%
Female 7,381 42.3% 7,582   8,355 -974 -11.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,453 16,165 20,498
Hispanic or Latino 715 4.1% 634   806 -91 -11.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,519 94.6% 15,330   19,454 -2,935 -15.1%
Information Not Available 219 1.3% 201   238 -19 -8.0%
 
Race 17,453 16,165 20,498
American Indian or Alaskan Native 94 0.5% 74   101 -7 -6.9%
Asian 124 0.7% 170   169 -45 -26.6%
Black or African American 781 4.5% 828   865 -84 -9.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,520 88.9% 14,258   18,319 -2,799 -15.3%
Information Not Available 934 5.4% 835   1,044 -110 -10.5%
 
Years of Age 17,453 16,165 20,498
Younger than 22 629 2.0% 499   825 -196 -23.8%
22-24 1,065 3.3% 997   1,380 -315 -22.8%
25-34 3,774 11.8% 3,584   4,508 -734 -16.3%
35-44 4,096 12.8% 3,888   5,003 -907 -18.1%
45-54 4,550 14.3% 4,248   5,143 -593 -11.5%
55-59 1,540 4.8% 1,404   1,707 -167 -9.8%
60-64 1,071 3.4% 968   1,125 -54 -4.8%
65 and older 723 2.3% 570   799 -76 -9.5%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 7   8 -3 -37.5%
 
Industry 17,453 16,165 20,498
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 114 0.6% 119   112 2 1.8%
Mining 57 0.3% 42   43 14 32.6%
Utilities 35 0.2% 34   29 6 20.7%
Construction 2,596 14.8% 1,858   3,242 -646 -19.9%
Manufacturing 4,052 23.1% 4,199   5,608 -1,556 -27.7%
Wholesale Trade 764 4.3% 713   721 43 6.0%
Retail Trade 1,756 10.0% 1,784   1,941 -185 -9.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 489 2.8% 458   535 -46 -8.6%
Information 500 2.8% 629   478 22 4.6%
Finance and Insurance 566 3.2% 576   510 56 11.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 216 1.2% 209   214 2 0.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 609 3.5% 575   877 -268 -30.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.3% 42   39 8 20.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,656 9.4% 1,343   1,903 -247 -13.0%
Educational Services 274 1.6% 279   292 -18 -6.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,244 7.1% 1,309   1,273 -29 -2.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 420 2.4% 169   438 -18 -4.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 977 5.6% 942   1,039 -62 -6.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 409 2.3% 405   484 -75 -15.5%
Public Administration 453 2.6% 246   470 -17 -3.6%
Information Not Available 219 1.2% 234   250 -31 -12.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,686 7,960 10,029
Male 6,581 61.6% 4,645   6,243 338 5.4%
Female 4,105 38.4% 3,315   3,786 319 8.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,686 7,960 10,029
Hispanic or Latino 1,338 12.5% 844   1,433 -95 -6.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,813 82.5% 6,910   7,493 1,320 17.6%
Information Not Available 535 5.0% 206   1,103 -568 -51.5%
 
Race 10,686 7,960 10,029
American Indian or Alaskan Native 264 2.5% 184   244 20 8.2%
Asian 136 1.3% 112   120 16 13.3%
Black or African American 73 0.7% 62   62 11 17.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 42 0.4% 23   35 7 20.0%
White 8,397 78.6% 6,427   7,729 668 8.6%
Information Not Available 1,774 16.6% 1,152   1,839 -65 -3.5%
 
Years of Age 10,686 7,960 10,029
Younger than 22 250 1.4% 252   373 -123 -33.0%
22-24 543 2.9% 449   616 -73 -11.9%
25-34 2,564 13.9% 1,840   2,244 320 14.3%
35-44 2,424 13.2% 1,919   2,446 -22 -0.9%
45-54 2,713 14.7% 2,079   2,564 149 5.8%
55-59 1,070 5.8% 753   878 192 21.9%
60-64 669 3.6% 410   522 147 28.2%
65 and older 453 2.5% 258   386 67 17.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,686 7,960 10,029
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 413 3.7% 235   844 -431 -51.1%
Mining 46 0.4% 29   45 1 2.2%
Utilities 30 0.3% 12   24 6 25.0%
Construction 1,932 17.4% 1,360   1,477 455 30.8%
Manufacturing 1,676 15.1% 1,497   1,312 364 27.7%
Wholesale Trade 330 3.0% 257   334 -4 -1.2%
Retail Trade 986 8.9% 762   811 175 21.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 253 2.3% 217   340 -87 -25.6%
Information 109 1.0% 109   129 -20 -15.5%
Finance and Insurance 380 3.4% 347   209 171 81.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 149 1.3% 122   91 58 63.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 428 3.9% 369   300 128 42.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25 0.2% 17   5 20 400.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 864 7.8% 611   865 -1 -0.1%
Educational Services 148 1.3% 117   143 5 3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 611 5.5% 501   608 3 0.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 205 1.8% 95   213 -8 -3.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 484 4.4% 347   444 40 9.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 180 1.6% 149   173 7 4.0%
Public Administration 292 2.6% 200   300 -8 -2.7%
Information Not Available 1,145 10.3% 607   1,362 -217 -15.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 118,804 113,977 115,627
Male 67,318 56.7% 61,126   66,504 814 1.2%
Female 51,486 43.3% 52,851   49,123 2,363 4.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 118,804 113,977 115,627
Hispanic or Latino 16,458 13.9% 13,054   16,399 59 0.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 102,346 86.1% 100,923   99,228 3,118 3.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 118,804 113,977 115,627
American Indian or Alaskan Native 444 0.4% 418   397 47 11.8%
Asian 2,664 2.2% 2,688   2,457 207 8.4%
Black or African American 32,631 27.5% 33,348   30,280 2,351 7.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 82,138 69.1% 76,560   81,793 345 0.4%
Information Not Available 926 0.8% 963   700 226 32.3%
 
Years of Age 118,804 113,977 115,627
Younger than 22 3,494 1.8% 3,222   3,460 34 1.0%
22-24 6,683 3.4% 6,137   6,393 290 4.5%
25-34 29,742 15.2% 28,276   28,008 1,734 6.2%
35-44 30,624 15.7% 29,227   30,720 -96 -0.3%
45-54 29,750 15.2% 28,768   29,289 461 1.6%
55-59 9,710 5.0% 9,671   9,490 220 2.3%
60-64 5,661 2.9% 5,603   5,371 290 5.4%
65 and older 3,140 1.6% 3,073   2,896 244 8.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 118,804 113,977 115,627
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 504 0.4% 269   507 -3 -0.6%
Mining 549 0.5% 538   325 224 68.9%
Utilities 149 0.1% 137   160 -11 -6.9%
Construction 17,723 14.9% 12,829   17,636 87 0.5%
Manufacturing 17,895 15.0% 20,438   18,406 -511 -2.8%
Wholesale Trade 5,749 4.8% 5,497   5,905 -156 -2.6%
Retail Trade 10,932 9.2% 10,920   10,922 10 0.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,786 4.0% 4,611   4,818 -32 -0.7%
Information 2,394 2.0% 2,495   2,408 -14 -0.6%
Finance and Insurance 7,425 6.2% 7,670   5,392 2,033 37.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,972 1.7% 1,917   1,818 154 8.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,548 5.5% 6,680   5,840 708 12.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 317 0.3% 316   271 46 17.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 14,408 12.1% 12,560   14,406 2 0.0%
Educational Services 3,335 2.8% 3,466   3,572 -237 -6.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,371 7.0% 8,509   8,034 337 4.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,072 1.7% 1,297   2,129 -57 -2.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,808 4.9% 5,582   5,662 146 2.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,952 2.5% 2,891   3,086 -134 -4.3%
Public Administration 2,395 2.0% 2,497   2,203 192 8.7%
Information Not Available 2,520 2.1% 2,858   2,127 393 18.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,744 43,382 44,687
Male 24,116 56.4% 23,492   25,712 -1,596 -6.2%
Female 18,579 43.5% 19,849   18,963 -384 -2.0%
Information Not Available 49 0.1% 41   12 37 308.3%
 
Ethnicity 42,744 43,382 44,687
Hispanic or Latino 1,838 4.3% 1,822   1,981 -143 -7.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 32,326 75.6% 32,565   41,070 -8,744 -21.3%
Information Not Available 8,580 20.1% 8,995   1,636 6,944 424.4%
 
Race 42,744 43,382 44,687
American Indian or Alaskan Native 183 0.4% 202   172 11 6.4%
Asian 330 0.8% 354   247 83 33.6%
Black or African American 6,440 15.1% 6,976   6,309 131 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1% 48   35 5 14.3%
White 33,662 78.8% 33,676   35,491 -1,829 -5.2%
Information Not Available 2,089 4.9% 2,126   2,433 -344 -14.1%
 
Years of Age 42,744 43,382 44,687
Younger than 22 1,359 1.8% 1,144   1,516 -157 -10.4%
22-24 2,565 3.4% 2,341   2,707 -142 -5.2%
25-34 10,488 14.1% 10,616   11,235 -747 -6.6%
35-44 11,215 15.1% 11,137   11,785 -570 -4.8%
45-54 10,543 14.2% 10,922   10,721 -178 -1.7%
55-59 3,424 4.6% 3,753   3,584 -160 -4.5%
60-64 2,042 2.7% 2,293   1,929 113 5.9%
65 and older 1,108 1.5% 1,176   1,210 -102 -8.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 42,744 43,382 44,687
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 133 0.3% 77   140 -7 -5.0%
Mining 96 0.2% 97   93 3 3.2%
Utilities 148 0.3% 165   48 100 208.3%
Construction 5,136 12.0% 4,339   5,231 -95 -1.8%
Manufacturing 11,108 25.9% 12,146   13,527 -2,419 -17.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,645 3.8% 1,712   1,567 78 5.0%
Retail Trade 3,424 8.0% 3,692   3,589 -165 -4.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,510 3.5% 1,327   1,355 155 11.4%
Information 466 1.1% 447   410 56 13.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,449 3.4% 1,507   1,226 223 18.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 669 1.6% 678   603 66 10.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,315 3.1% 1,528   1,227 88 7.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 128 0.3% 114   104 24 23.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,168 9.7% 3,912   4,548 -380 -8.4%
Educational Services 642 1.5% 741   731 -89 -12.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,772 6.5% 3,253   2,928 -156 -5.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 586 1.4% 402   635 -49 -7.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,933 4.5% 1,824   1,880 53 2.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 930 2.2% 961   943 -13 -1.4%
Public Administration 346 0.8% 325   345 1 0.3%
Information Not Available 4,140 9.7% 4,135   3,557 583 16.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,445 14,888 14,748
Male 7,931 54.9% 7,818   8,122 -191 -2.4%
Female 6,514 45.1% 7,070   6,626 -112 -1.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,445 14,888 14,748
Hispanic or Latino 880 6.1% 850   816 64 7.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,415 51.3% 7,732   8,538 -1,123 -13.2%
Information Not Available 6,150 42.6% 6,306   5,394 756 14.0%
 
Race 14,445 14,888 14,748
American Indian or Alaskan Native 252 1.7% 250   246 6 2.4%
Asian 174 1.2% 177   148 26 17.6%
Black or African American 2,341 16.2% 2,532   2,361 -20 -0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1% 26   19 2 10.5%
White 10,623 73.5% 10,888   10,891 -268 -2.5%
Information Not Available 1,034 7.2% 1,015   1,083 -49 -4.5%
 
Years of Age 14,445 14,888 14,748
Younger than 22 420 1.7% 444   503 -83 -16.5%
22-24 850 3.5% 835   915 -65 -7.1%
25-34 3,462 14.2% 3,663   3,475 -13 -0.4%
35-44 3,639 14.9% 3,643   3,769 -130 -3.4%
45-54 3,757 15.4% 3,847   3,807 -50 -1.3%
55-59 1,217 5.0% 1,316   1,204 13 1.1%
60-64 708 2.9% 720   682 26 3.8%
65 and older 392 1.6% 420   393 -1 -0.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,445 14,888 14,748
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 118 0.8% 104   241 -123 -51.0%
Mining 109 0.7% 111   100 9 9.0%
Utilities 21 0.1% 22   20 1 5.0%
Construction 1,872 12.9% 1,645   2,272 -400 -17.6%
Manufacturing 2,179 15.0% 2,297   1,983 196 9.9%
Wholesale Trade 711 4.9% 712   691 20 2.9%
Retail Trade 1,157 7.9% 1,241   1,189 -32 -2.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 413 2.8% 402   426 -13 -3.1%
Information 652 4.5% 899   541 111 20.5%
Finance and Insurance 552 3.8% 636   497 55 11.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 283 1.9% 278   242 41 16.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 633 4.3% 684   685 -52 -7.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44 0.3% 45   42 2 4.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,590 10.9% 1,408   1,458 132 9.1%
Educational Services 317 2.2% 346   305 12 3.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,219 8.4% 1,325   1,310 -91 -6.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 161 1.1% 137   119 42 35.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 536 3.7% 613   588 -52 -8.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 509 3.5% 442   394 115 29.2%
Public Administration 371 2.5% 446   374 -3 -0.8%
Information Not Available 998 6.9% 1,095   1,271 -273 -21.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,153 24,091 25,281
Male 15,685 60.0% 13,572   15,654 31 0.2%
Female 10,468 40.0% 10,519   9,627 841 8.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,153 24,091 25,281
Hispanic or Latino 24 0.1% 35   50 -26 -52.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,129 99.9% 24,056   25,231 898 3.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 26,153 24,091 25,281
American Indian or Alaskan Native 198 0.8% 184   151 47 31.1%
Asian 105 0.4% 79   97 8 8.2%
Black or African American 3,010 11.5% 3,223   3,205 -195 -6.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 36 0.1% 0   0 36 0.0%
White 22,548 86.2% 20,399   21,585 963 4.5%
Information Not Available 256 1.0% 206   243 13 5.3%
 
Years of Age 26,153 24,091 25,281
Younger than 22 761 1.6% 652   568 193 34.0%
22-24 1,519 3.2% 1,321   1,187 332 28.0%
25-34 6,364 13.4% 6,119   6,027 337 5.6%
35-44 7,409 15.6% 6,478   7,272 137 1.9%
45-54 6,247 13.2% 5,843   6,596 -349 -5.3%
55-59 2,026 4.3% 1,916   1,976 50 2.5%
60-64 1,227 2.6% 1,128   1,052 175 16.6%
65 and older 600 1.3% 630   603 -3 -0.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 4   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,153 24,091 25,281
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 113 0.4% 114   39 74 189.7%
Mining 490 1.9% 451   634 -144 -22.7%
Utilities 24 0.1% 26   15 9 60.0%
Construction 3,553 13.5% 2,712   2,184 1,369 62.7%
Manufacturing 6,883 26.2% 6,482   9,770 -2,887 -29.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,236 4.7% 1,045   611 625 102.3%
Retail Trade 1,884 7.2% 1,846   1,979 -95 -4.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 972 3.7% 866   1,280 -308 -24.1%
Information 409 1.6% 573   437 -28 -6.4%
Finance and Insurance 863 3.3% 953   653 210 32.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 300 1.1% 367   205 95 46.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 713 2.7% 800   530 183 34.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 73 0.3% 61   35 38 108.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,021 7.7% 1,942   1,782 239 13.4%
Educational Services 547 2.1% 577   479 68 14.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,839 7.0% 1,811   1,693 146 8.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 421 1.6% 227   240 181 75.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,256 4.8% 1,181   955 301 31.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 442 1.7% 564   572 -130 -22.7%
Public Administration 332 1.3% 197   236 96 40.7%
Information Not Available 1,782 6.8% 1,296   952 830 87.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,862 17,736 17,067
Male 8,930 50.0% 8,428   7,993 937 11.7%
Female 8,932 50.0% 9,308   9,074 -142 -1.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,862 17,736 17,067
Hispanic or Latino 376 2.1% 384   400 -24 -6.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,383 97.3% 17,212   16,561 822 5.0%
Information Not Available 103 0.6% 140   106 -3 -2.8%
 
Race 17,862 17,736 17,067
American Indian or Alaskan Native 86 0.5% 77   80 6 7.5%
Asian 155 0.9% 129   124 31 25.0%
Black or African American 9,452 52.9% 9,636   9,569 -117 -1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1% 19   20 -4 -20.0%
White 8,058 45.1% 7,746   7,270 788 10.8%
Information Not Available 95 0.5% 129   4 91 2275.0%
 
Years of Age 17,862 17,736 17,067
Younger than 22 560 2.2% 574   533 27 5.1%
22-24 1,223 4.9% 1,288   1,161 62 5.3%
25-34 4,659 18.6% 4,789   4,236 423 10.0%
35-44 4,392 17.5% 4,286   4,228 164 3.9%
45-54 4,295 17.1% 4,288   4,218 77 1.8%
55-59 1,350 5.4% 1,282   1,429 -79 -5.5%
60-64 846 3.4% 771   744 102 13.7%
65 and older 537 2.1% 458   518 19 3.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 17,862 17,736 17,067
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 201 1.1% 126   233 -32 -13.7%
Mining 262 1.5% 216   167 95 56.9%
Utilities 50 0.3% 69   46 4 8.7%
Construction 2,747 15.2% 2,386   1,987 760 38.2%
Manufacturing 1,548 8.6% 1,514   1,168 380 32.5%
Wholesale Trade 396 2.2% 376   401 -5 -1.2%
Retail Trade 1,393 7.7% 1,450   1,253 140 11.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 508 2.8% 520   493 15 3.0%
Information 237 1.3% 298   345 -108 -31.3%
Finance and Insurance 437 2.4% 489   381 56 14.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 252 1.4% 234   266 -14 -5.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,180 6.5% 1,036   777 403 51.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 158 0.9% 194   79 79 100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,224 6.8% 1,136   1,251 -27 -2.2%
Educational Services 398 2.2% 350   502 -104 -20.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,548 8.6% 1,715   1,281 267 20.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 344 1.9% 318   348 -4 -1.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 945 5.2% 1,019   838 107 12.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 719 4.0% 780   481 238 49.5%
Public Administration 250 1.4% 294   306 -56 -18.3%
Information Not Available 3,065 17.0% 3,216   4,464 -1,399 -31.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 70,252 65,080 68,868
Male 41,536 59.1% 37,306   40,360 1,176 2.9%
Female 28,716 40.9% 27,774   28,508 208 0.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 70,252 65,080 68,868
Hispanic or Latino 6,794 9.7% 6,356   6,942 -148 -2.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 61,820 88.0% 57,209   60,408 1,412 2.3%
Information Not Available 1,638 2.3% 1,515   1,518 120 7.9%
 
Race 70,252 65,080 68,868
American Indian or Alaskan Native 169 0.2% 51,362   192 -23 -12.0%
Asian 1,945 2.8% 5,896   1,959 -14 -0.7%
Black or African American 6,034 8.6% 153   5,956 78 1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 35 0.0% 1,969   43 -8 -18.6%
White 55,960 79.7% 30   54,929 1,031 1.9%
Information Not Available 6,109 8.7% 5,670   5,789 320 5.5%
 
Years of Age 70,252 65,080 68,868
Younger than 22 1,988 1.6% 1,867   2,070 -82 -4.0%
22-24 3,668 3.0% 3,448   3,650 18 0.5%
25-34 15,043 12.4% 13,945   14,641 402 2.7%
35-44 17,839 14.7% 16,533   18,037 -198 -1.1%
45-54 17,924 14.7% 16,750   17,430 494 2.8%
55-59 6,507 5.3% 6,019   6,312 195 3.1%
60-64 4,547 3.7% 4,203   4,198 349 8.3%
65 and older 2,736 2.2% 2,315   2,530 206 8.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 70,252 65,080 68,868
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 716 1.0% 558   631 85 13.5%
Mining 78 0.1% 85   88 -10 -11.4%
Utilities 73 0.1% 66   60 13 21.7%
Construction 9,421 13.3% 8,472   9,774 -353 -3.6%
Manufacturing 8,016 11.3% 7,879   8,130 -114 -1.4%
Wholesale Trade 3,903 5.5% 3,693   3,398 505 14.9%
Retail Trade 6,402 9.0% 6,245   6,876 -474 -6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,830 2.6% 1,599   1,932 -102 -5.3%
Information 1,674 2.4% 1,632   1,685 -11 -0.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,420 4.8% 3,390   2,674 746 27.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,247 1.8% 1,123   1,165 82 7.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,741 6.7% 4,916   4,767 -26 -0.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 189 0.3% 174   106 83 78.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,906 9.7% 6,237   6,306 600 9.5%
Educational Services 1,204 1.7% 1,260   1,213 -9 -0.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,383 7.6% 5,503   5,327 56 1.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,396 2.0% 686   1,423 -27 -1.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,660 6.6% 3,456   4,451 209 4.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,693 3.8% 2,684   2,790 -97 -3.5%
Public Administration 1,863 2.6% 1,832   1,943 -80 -4.1%
Information Not Available 4,437 6.3% 3,590   4,129 308 7.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 33,316 32,788 31,244
Male 17,576 52.8% 16,486   16,156 1,420 8.8%
Female 15,740 47.2% 16,302   15,088 652 4.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 33,316 32,788 31,244
Hispanic or Latino 1,470 4.4% 1,248   986 484 49.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,272 93.9% 30,941   29,715 1,557 5.2%
Information Not Available 574 1.7% 599   543 31 5.7%
 
Race 33,316 32,788 31,244
American Indian or Alaskan Native 79 0.2% 80   89 -10 -11.2%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 14,476 43.5% 15,083   14,594 -118 -0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 64 0.2% 60   69 -5 -7.2%
White 16,172 48.5% 15,202   14,964 1,208 8.1%
Information Not Available 2,525 7.6% 2,363   1,528 997 65.2%
 
Years of Age 33,316 32,788 31,244
Younger than 22 1,153 2.4% 1,005   1,080 73 6.8%
22-24 1,959 4.1% 1,917   1,852 107 5.8%
25-34 7,585 15.9% 7,563   6,906 679 9.8%
35-44 8,286 17.4% 8,319   7,729 557 7.2%
45-54 8,287 17.4% 8,251   7,775 512 6.6%
55-59 2,707 5.7% 2,704   2,688 19 0.7%
60-64 1,776 3.7% 1,729   1,683 93 5.5%
65 and older 1,560 3.3% 1,298   1,522 38 2.5%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   9 -6 -66.7%
 
Industry 33,316 32,788 31,244
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 74 0.2% 57   73 1 1.4%
Mining 32 0.1% 29   27 5 18.5%
Utilities 35 0.1% 32   41 -6 -14.6%
Construction 4,652 13.9% 3,889   3,954 698 17.7%
Manufacturing 657 2.0% 671   630 27 4.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,416 4.2% 1,371   1,283 133 10.4%
Retail Trade 1,195 3.6% 1,273   1,249 -54 -4.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 792 2.4% 820   688 104 15.1%
Information 644 1.9% 728   740 -96 -13.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,997 6.0% 2,086   1,145 852 74.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 867 2.6% 819   738 129 17.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,541 7.6% 2,858   2,596 -55 -2.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.1% 19   37 -18 -48.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,266 12.8% 4,252   4,422 -156 -3.5%
Educational Services 791 2.4% 891   834 -43 -5.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,477 7.4% 2,699   2,366 111 4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 667 2.0% 430   571 96 16.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,580 7.7% 2,058   2,398 182 7.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 921 2.8% 950   912 9 1.0%
Public Administration 682 2.0% 587   645 37 5.7%
Information Not Available 6,011 18.0% 6,269   5,895 116 2.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,420 5,737 7,904
Male 4,028 54.3% 2,963   4,503 -475 -10.5%
Female 3,392 45.7% 2,774   3,399 -7 -0.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,420 5,737 7,904
Hispanic or Latino 73 1.0% 72   58 15 25.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,238 84.1% 4,818   6,689 -451 -6.7%
Information Not Available 1,109 14.9% 847   1,157 -48 -4.1%
 
Race 7,420 5,737 7,904
American Indian or Alaskan Native 66 0.9% 58   86 -20 -23.3%
Asian 32 0.4% 29   31 1 3.2%
Black or African American 76 1.0% 59   52 24 46.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 6,421 86.5% 4,933   6,933 -512 -7.4%
Information Not Available 825 11.1% 658   802 23 2.9%
 
Years of Age 7,420 5,737 7,904
Younger than 22 346 2.6% 255   392 -46 -11.7%
22-24 497 3.7% 351   519 -22 -4.2%
25-34 1,620 12.1% 1,200   1,652 -32 -1.9%
35-44 1,740 13.0% 1,430   1,934 -194 -10.0%
45-54 1,915 14.3% 1,492   2,100 -185 -8.8%
55-59 671 5.0% 529   711 -40 -5.6%
60-64 405 3.0% 328   400 5 1.3%
65 and older 226 1.7% 152   196 30 15.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,420 5,737 7,904
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 113 1.5% 74   124 -11 -8.9%
Mining 4 0.1% 2   6 -2 -33.3%
Utilities 12 0.2% 9   8 4 50.0%
Construction 699 9.3% 517   928 -229 -24.7%
Manufacturing 761 10.1% 693   1,085 -324 -29.9%
Wholesale Trade 214 2.8% 185   203 11 5.4%
Retail Trade 702 9.3% 591   740 -38 -5.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 122 1.6% 86   148 -26 -17.6%
Information 77 1.0% 80   80 -3 -3.8%
Finance and Insurance 129 1.7% 128   165 -36 -21.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 88 1.2% 71   47 41 87.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 156 2.1% 181   151 5 3.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.1% 8   5 3 60.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 489 6.5% 353   403 86 21.3%
Educational Services 138 1.8% 142   134 4 3.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 546 7.2% 566   500 46 9.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 145 1.9% 53   149 -4 -2.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 871 11.6% 377   909 -38 -4.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 168 2.2% 166   158 10 6.3%
Public Administration 105 1.4% 84   194 -89 -45.9%
Information Not Available 1,873 24.9% 1,371   1,767 106 6.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 120,795 109,751 120,311
Male 71,861 59.5% 62,041   72,671 -810 -1.1%
Female 48,928 40.5% 47,700   47,634 1,294 2.7%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 10   6 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 120,795 109,751 120,311
Hispanic or Latino 4,041 3.3% 3,249   4,157 -116 -2.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 87,327 72.3% 80,638   87,848 -521 -0.6%
Information Not Available 29,427 24.4% 25,864   28,306 1,121 4.0%
 
Race 120,795 109,751 120,311
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,492 1.2% 1,074   1,475 17 1.2%
Asian 791 0.7% 797   951 -160 -16.8%
Black or African American 16,694 13.8% 17,557   15,421 1,273 8.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 66 0.1% 77   64 2 3.1%
White 68,236 56.5% 61,311   70,066 -1,830 -2.6%
Information Not Available 33,516 27.7% 28,935   32,334 1,182 3.7%
 
Years of Age 120,795 109,751 120,311
Younger than 22 3,818 2.1% 3,055   4,257 -439 -10.3%
22-24 7,020 3.8% 6,012   7,572 -552 -7.3%
25-34 28,578 15.6% 26,114   28,956 -378 -1.3%
35-44 30,776 16.8% 29,589   31,372 -596 -1.9%
45-54 31,157 17.0% 29,017   30,036 1,121 3.7%
55-59 10,393 5.7% 8,994   9,754 639 6.6%
60-64 5,663 3.1% 4,620   5,213 450 8.6%
65 and older 3,389 1.8% 2,348   3,150 239 7.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   1 0 0.0%
 
Industry 120,795 109,751 120,311
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,035 0.8% 444   1,054 -19 -1.8%
Mining 330 0.3% 127   297 33 11.1%
Utilities 73 0.1% 80   103 -30 -29.1%
Construction 14,097 11.6% 9,435   16,321 -2,224 -13.6%
Manufacturing 26,273 21.6% 26,887   24,211 2,062 8.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,880 3.2% 3,679   4,227 -347 -8.2%
Retail Trade 10,320 8.5% 10,653   9,327 993 10.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,573 2.9% 3,142   3,099 474 15.3%
Information 1,033 0.8% 1,085   1,138 -105 -9.2%
Finance and Insurance 3,486 2.9% 3,676   2,858 628 22.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,583 1.3% 1,443   1,700 -117 -6.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,072 4.2% 5,335   5,507 -435 -7.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 721 0.6% 867   1,178 -457 -38.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,624 11.2% 13,860   13,859 -235 -1.7%
Educational Services 2,998 2.5% 3,171   2,837 161 5.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,705 6.3% 7,326   7,020 685 9.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,441 2.8% 1,106   3,775 -334 -8.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,190 5.1% 4,416   6,549 -359 -5.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,500 2.1% 2,340   2,660 -160 -6.0%
Public Administration 1,853 1.5% 1,082   1,777 76 4.3%
Information Not Available 11,008 9.0% 9,597   10,814 194 1.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 38,446 37,208 39,447
Male 24,851 64.6% 21,478   25,926 -1,075 -4.1%
Female 13,593 35.4% 15,727   13,481 112 0.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 3   40 -38 -95.0%
 
Ethnicity 38,446 37,208 39,447
Hispanic or Latino 1,236 3.2% 1,144   1,238 -2 -0.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 34,043 88.5% 33,165   35,301 -1,258 -3.6%
Information Not Available 3,167 8.2% 2,899   2,908 259 8.9%
 
Race 38,446 37,208 39,447
American Indian or Alaskan Native 538 1.4% 462   481 57 11.9%
Asian 721 1.9% 873   722 -1 -0.1%
Black or African American 2,712 7.1% 2,928   2,964 -252 -8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 164 0.4% 160   174 -10 -5.7%
White 32,282 84.0% 30,832   33,198 -916 -2.8%
Information Not Available 2,029 5.3% 1,953   1,908 121 6.3%
 
Years of Age 38,446 37,208 39,447
Younger than 22 1,179 1.7% 1,007   1,489 -310 -20.8%
22-24 2,460 3.6% 2,129   2,580 -120 -4.7%
25-34 9,343 13.6% 8,875   9,197 146 1.6%
35-44 8,934 13.0% 8,919   9,842 -908 -9.2%
45-54 9,863 14.4% 9,635   10,226 -363 -3.5%
55-59 3,508 5.1% 3,529   3,420 88 2.6%
60-64 1,997 2.9% 2,087   1,758 239 13.6%
65 and older 985 1.4% 631   527 458 86.9%
Information Not Available 177 0.3% 396   408 -231 -56.6%
 
Industry 38,446 37,208 39,447
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 442 1.1% 270   749 -307 -41.0%
Mining 192 0.5% 69   157 35 22.3%
Utilities 153 0.4% 79   104 49 47.1%
Construction 8,443 21.7% 5,557   8,366 77 0.9%
Manufacturing 5,017 12.9% 5,655   8,533 -3,516 -41.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,781 4.6% 2,185   1,804 -23 -1.3%
Retail Trade 3,180 8.2% 3,579   2,881 299 10.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 910 2.3% 962   1,152 -242 -21.0%
Information 702 1.8% 947   735 -33 -4.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,552 4.0% 2,037   1,158 394 34.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 636 1.6% 688   614 22 3.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,904 4.9% 2,109   1,596 308 19.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 581 1.5% 710   511 70 13.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,378 8.7% 2,960   3,246 132 4.1%
Educational Services 877 2.3% 1,231   969 -92 -9.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,386 6.1% 2,858   2,357 29 1.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 786 2.0% 494   728 58 8.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,896 4.9% 1,737   1,907 -11 -0.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 921 2.4% 948   774 147 19.0%
Public Administration 852 2.2% 682   865 -13 -1.5%
Information Not Available 1,857 4.8% 1,451   241 1,616 670.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 39,163 39,232 36,246
Male 21,124 53.9% 20,381   19,993 1,131 5.7%
Female 18,028 46.0% 18,846   16,252 1,776 10.9%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 5   1 10 1000.0%
 
Ethnicity 39,163 39,232 36,246
Hispanic or Latino 452 1.2% 392   383 69 18.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,579 34.7% 12,612   11,377 2,202 19.4%
Information Not Available 25,132 64.2% 26,228   24,486 646 2.6%
 
Race 39,163 39,232 36,246
American Indian or Alaskan Native 336 0.9% 330   282 54 19.1%
Asian 272 0.7% 267   230 42 18.3%
Black or African American 9,400 24.0% 9,710   8,626 774 9.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 354 0.9% 338   291 63 21.6%
White 27,104 69.2% 25,848   25,516 1,588 6.2%
Information Not Available 1,697 4.3% 2,739   1,301 396 30.4%
 
Years of Age 39,163 39,232 36,246
Younger than 22 1,253 1.9% 1,122   1,093 160 14.6%
22-24 2,234 3.5% 2,157   2,164 70 3.2%
25-34 9,086 14.1% 9,194   8,389 697 8.3%
35-44 9,749 15.2% 10,185   9,382 367 3.9%
45-54 10,376 16.1% 10,307   9,401 975 10.4%
55-59 3,213 5.0% 3,243   2,887 326 11.3%
60-64 1,952 3.0% 1,942   1,688 264 15.6%
65 and older 1,295 2.0% 1,060   1,241 54 4.4%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 22   1 4 400.0%
 
Industry 39,163 39,232 36,246
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 311 0.8% 179   246 65 26.4%
Mining 87 0.2% 92   213 -126 -59.2%
Utilities 41 0.1% 53   68 -27 -39.7%
Construction 5,489 13.9% 4,110   5,645 -156 -2.8%
Manufacturing 7,174 18.2% 8,664   6,800 374 5.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,496 3.8% 1,501   1,322 174 13.2%
Retail Trade 3,739 9.5% 3,821   3,541 198 5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,325 3.4% 1,590   1,367 -42 -3.1%
Information 757 1.9% 816   992 -235 -23.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,681 4.3% 1,786   1,052 629 59.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 724 1.8% 658   671 53 7.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,357 3.4% 1,481   1,075 282 26.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 82 0.2% 103   104 -22 -21.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,249 10.8% 3,911   3,164 1,085 34.3%
Educational Services 890 2.3% 961   771 119 15.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,263 8.3% 3,477   3,198 65 2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 740 1.9% 472   801 -61 -7.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,774 7.0% 2,593   2,642 132 5.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,171 3.0% 1,247   1,180 -9 -0.8%
Public Administration 522 1.3% 435   436 86 19.7%
Information Not Available 1,291 3.3% 1,282   958 333 34.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Nov 2007 Percent Oct 2007     Nov 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,270 17,274 16,346
Male 8,353 48.4% 7,878   8,017 336 4.2%
Female 8,917 51.6% 9,396   8,328 589 7.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1