Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

October 2007

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
October 2007
Oct 2007 Sep 2007 Monthly Change Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,183,425 2,159,121 24,304 2,108,263 75,162 3.6
Alaska 7,370 6,441 929 9,431 -2,061 -21.9
Alabama 25,656 25,591 65 26,707 -1,051 -3.9
Arkansas 26,147 25,691 456 25,425 722 2.8
Arizona 28,528 30,124 -1,596 21,669 6,859 31.7
California 330,822 340,423 -9,601 296,819 34,003 11.5
Colorado 19,052 18,237 815 19,060 -8 0.0
Connecticut 31,773 32,063 -290 32,384 -611 -1.9
District of Columbia 8,957 5,804 3,153 9,189 -232 -2.5
Delaware 6,370 6,832 -462 6,487 -117 -1.8
Florida 126,230 122,370 3,860 90,940 35,290 38.8
Georgia 56,758 55,802 956 50,561 6,197 12.3
Hawaii 6,857 6,799 58 6,193 664 10.7
Iowa 16,165 15,209 956 17,361 -1,196 -6.9
Idaho 7,960 7,531 429 6,109 1,851 30.3
Illinois 113,977 108,067 5,910 104,558 9,419 9.0
Indiana 43,382 44,211 -829 44,276 -894 -2.0
Kansas 14,888 15,069 -181 15,071 -183 -1.2
Kentucky 24,091 24,479 -388 30,025 -5,934 -19.8
Louisiana 17,736 18,507 -771 17,142 594 3.5
Massachusetts 65,080 66,203 -1,123 64,007 1,073 1.7
Maryland 32,788 32,525 263 30,242 2,546 8.4
Maine 5,737 5,604 133 6,092 -355 -5.8
Michigan 109,751 99,817 9,934 142,357 -32,606 -22.9
Minnesota 37,208 32,658 4,550 29,881 7,327 24.5
Missouri 39,232 37,976 1,256 40,087 -855 -2.1
Mississippi 17,274 18,248 -974 15,214 2,060 13.5
Montana 2,740 2,411 329 2,688 52 1.9
North Carolina 69,274 67,558 1,716 67,375 1,899 2.8
North Dakota 1,147 1,200 -53 1,763 -616 -34.9
Nebraska 6,847 6,903 -56 7,933 -1,086 -13.7
New Hampshire 4,926 4,856 70 4,582 344 7.5
New Jersey 95,146 99,206 -4,060 92,959 2,187 2.4
New Mexico 9,366 9,141 225 9,464 -98 -1.0
Nevada 24,476 24,347 129 17,873 6,603 36.9
New York 143,133 145,225 -2,092 146,720 -3,587 -2.4
Ohio 74,612 71,186 3,426 72,005 2,607 3.6
Oklahoma 12,433 13,328 -895 12,918 -485 -3.8
Oregon 36,649 33,981 2,668 33,742 2,907 8.6
Pennsylvania 125,992 129,045 -3,053 129,774 -3,782 -2.9
Puerto Rico 37,052 36,166 886 36,509 543 1.5
Rhode Island 10,605 10,555 50 9,101 1,504 16.5
South Carolina 38,683 37,860 823 37,291 1,392 3.7
South Dakota 970 1,017 -47 1,215 -245 -20.2
Tennessee 37,847 36,735 1,112 35,513 2,334 6.6
Texas 87,772 87,221 551 86,471 1,301 1.5
Utah 7,386 7,207 179 5,884 1,502 25.5
Virginia 32,620 31,316 1,304 32,673 -53 -0.2
Virgin Islands 411 343 68 286 125 43.7
Vermont 3,670 3,202 468 3,611 59 1.6
Washington 37,788 35,351 2,437 38,704 -916 -2.4
Wisconsin 51,546 50,293 1,253 51,429 117 0.2
West Virginia 9,133 9,777 -644 11,231 -2,098 -18.7
Wyoming 1,412 1,410 2 1,262 150 11.9
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,183,425   2,159,121   2,108,263 75,162 3.6
Male 1,164,897 53.4% 1,135,326   1,115,586 49,311 4.4%
Female 1,016,519 46.6% 1,021,894   989,945 26,574 2.7%
Information Not Available 2,009 0.1% 1,901   2,732 -723 -26.5%
 
Ethnicity 2,183,425   2,159,121   2,108,263    
Hispanic or Latino 339,035 15.5% 335,686   307,210 31,825 10.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,598,821 86.7% 1,580,867   1,562,974 35,847 2.3%
Information Not Available 245,569 10.1% 242,568   238,079 7,490 3.1%
 
Race 2,183,425   2,159,121   2,108,263
American Indian or Alaskan Native 73,205 3.4% 22,289   21,148 52,057 246.2%
Asian 56,625 2.6% 51,733   54,484 2,141 3.9%
Black or African American 428,680 19.6% 432,099   423,503 5,177 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10,180 0.5% 6,503   7,250 2,930 40.4%
White 1,156,095 52.9% 1,190,570   1,170,728 -14,633 -1.2%
Information Not Available 458,640 21.0% 454,925   422,286 36,354 8.6%
 
Years of Age 2,183,425   2,159,121   2,108,263
Younger than 22 91,954 4.2% 89,691   88,205 3,749 4.3%
22-24 125,053 5.7% 127,824   125,269 -216 -0.2%
25-34 517,042 23.7% 511,294   491,097 25,945 5.3%
35-44 551,353 25.3% 545,264   545,159 6,194 1.1%
45-54 528,048 24.2% 519,351   509,313 18,735 3.7%
55-59 181,342 8.3% 178,018   175,758 5,584 3.2%
60-64 107,332 4.9% 107,712   98,940 8,392 8.5%
65 and older 64,715 3.0% 64,062   61,594 3,121 5.1%
Information Not Available 16,586 0.8% 15,905   12,928 3,658 28.3%
 
Industry 2,183,425   2,159,121   2,108,263
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 39,683 1.8% 39,670   41,285 -1,602 -3.9%
Mining 7,213 0.3% 7,478   6,302 911 14.5%
Utilities 4,440 0.2% 5,046   4,625 -185 -4.0%
Construction 238,249 10.9% 232,004   207,246 31,003 15.0%
Manufacturing 330,698 15.1% 305,976   355,804 -25,106 -7.1%
Wholesale Trade 91,730 4.2% 93,046   86,663 5,067 5.8%
Retail Trade 192,320 8.8% 193,510   185,182 7,138 3.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 63,357 2.9% 66,521   62,475 882 1.4%
Information 60,867 2.8% 63,940   64,469 -3,602 -5.6%
Finance and Insurance 103,930 4.8% 99,247   76,674 27,256 35.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 43,967 2.0% 39,986   34,019 9,948 29.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 105,006 4.8% 104,983   98,307 6,699 6.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,834 0.5% 9,553   9,046 788 8.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 241,503 11.1% 238,271   224,322 17,181 7.7%
Educational Services 55,661 2.5% 65,346   58,457 -2,796 -4.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 160,584 7.4% 167,099   159,597 987 0.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 31,168 1.4% 31,061   30,812 356 1.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 106,967 4.9% 103,389   101,701 5,266 5.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 63,931 2.9% 65,132   64,979 -1,048 -1.6%
Public Administration 37,695 1.7% 37,452   38,740 -1,045 -2.7%
Information Not Available 194,622 8.9% 190,411   197,558 -2,936 -1.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,370 6,441 9,431 -2,061 -21.9
Male 3,872 52.5% 3,140   4,880 -1,008 -20.7%
Female 3,498 47.5% 3,301   4,551 -1,053 -23.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,370   6,441   9,431    
Hispanic or Latino 288 3.9% 229   336 -48 -14.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,024 95.3% 6,150   9,027 -2,003 -22.2%
Information Not Available 58 0.8% 62   68 -10 -14.7%
 
Race 7,370 6,441 9,431
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,348 31.9% 2,240   2,968 -620 -20.9%
Asian 482 6.5% 389   626 -144 -23.0%
Black or African American 343 4.7% 303   386 -43 -11.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 57 0.8% 65   60 -3 -5.0%
White 3,898 52.9% 3,244   5,096 -1,198 -23.5%
Information Not Available 242 3.3% 200   295 -53 -18.0%
 
Years of Age 7,370 6,441 9,431
Younger than 22 242 2.2% 242   375 -133 -35.5%
22-24 514 4.7% 495   702 -188 -26.8%
25-34 1,923 17.6% 1,641   2,390 -467 -19.5%
35-44 1,762 16.2% 1,528   2,282 -520 -22.8%
45-54 1,808 16.6% 1,578   2,386 -578 -24.2%
55-59 582 5.3% 509   653 -71 -10.9%
60-64 362 3.3% 315   414 -52 -12.6%
65 and older 177 1.6% 133   229 -52 -22.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,370 6,441 9,431
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 31 0.4% 20   61 -30 -49.2%
Mining 215 2.9% 161   181 34 18.8%
Utilities 50 0.7% 46   48 2 4.2%
Construction 842 11.4% 650   1,213 -371 -30.6%
Manufacturing 657 8.9% 436   734 -77 -10.5%
Wholesale Trade 124 1.7% 118   159 -35 -22.0%
Retail Trade 654 8.8% 696   835 -181 -21.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 498 6.7% 329   672 -174 -25.9%
Information 69 0.9% 69   110 -41 -37.3%
Finance and Insurance 188 2.5% 185   213 -25 -11.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 160 2.2% 154   254 -94 -37.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 193 2.6% 178   242 -49 -20.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20 0.3% 8   35 -15 -42.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 400 5.4% 356   478 -78 -16.3%
Educational Services 276 3.7% 279   341 -65 -19.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 761 10.3% 833   806 -45 -5.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 109 1.5% 81   198 -89 -44.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 777 10.5% 642   944 -167 -17.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 252 3.4% 244   392 -140 -35.7%
Public Administration 875 11.8% 740   1,213 -338 -27.9%
Information Not Available 219 3.0% 216   302 -83 -27.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,656 25,591 26,707
Male 12,254 47.8% 12,248   12,458 -204 -1.6%
Female 13,317 51.9% 13,295   14,206 -889 -6.3%
Information Not Available 85 0.3% 48   43 42 97.7%
 
Ethnicity 25,656 25,591 26,707
Hispanic or Latino 602 2.3% 628   673 -71 -10.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,512 80.0% 20,305   20,186 326 1.6%
Information Not Available 4,542 17.7% 4,658   5,848 -1,306 -22.3%
 
Race 25,656 25,591 26,707
American Indian or Alaskan Native 644 2.5% 756   834 -190 -22.8%
Asian 387 1.5% 346   454 -67 -14.8%
Black or African American 11,542 45.0% 11,556   10,637 905 8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43 0.2% 42   55 -12 -21.8%
White 11,583 45.1% 11,299   11,404 179 1.6%
Information Not Available 1,457 5.7% 1,592   3,323 -1,866 -56.2%
 
Years of Age 25,656 25,591 26,707
Younger than 22 1,039 2.9% 1,054   1,222 -183 -15.0%
22-24 1,798 5.0% 1,831   1,868 -70 -3.7%
25-34 6,534 18.1% 6,491   6,918 -384 -5.6%
35-44 6,305 17.5% 6,280   6,661 -356 -5.3%
45-54 6,029 16.7% 5,979   6,043 -14 -0.2%
55-59 1,923 5.3% 1,972   2,066 -143 -6.9%
60-64 1,176 3.3% 1,195   1,146 30 2.6%
65 and older 808 2.2% 773   770 38 4.9%
Information Not Available 44 0.1% 16   13 31 238.5%
 
Industry 25,656 25,591 26,707
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 278 1.1% 269   264 14 5.3%
Mining 88 0.3% 96   121 -33 -27.3%
Utilities 35 0.1% 47   47 -12 -25.5%
Construction 2,135 8.2% 2,186   1,984 151 7.6%
Manufacturing 6,754 26.0% 6,539   7,528 -774 -10.3%
Wholesale Trade 854 3.3% 870   865 -11 -1.3%
Retail Trade 2,564 9.9% 2,540   3,000 -436 -14.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 737 2.8% 603   736 1 0.1%
Information 370 1.4% 376   388 -18 -4.6%
Finance and Insurance 704 2.7% 678   710 -6 -0.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 349 1.3% 344   437 -88 -20.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,249 4.8% 1,355   1,137 112 9.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.2% 72   24 30 125.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,771 10.7% 2,754   2,706 65 2.4%
Educational Services 707 2.7% 690   671 36 5.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,024 7.8% 2,043   2,005 19 0.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 167 0.6% 178   153 14 9.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,642 6.3% 1,593   1,617 25 1.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 611 2.4% 634   615 -4 -0.7%
Public Administration 341 1.3% 352   301 40 13.3%
Information Not Available 1,222 4.7% 1,372   1,398 -176 -12.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,147 25,691 25,425
Male 13,308 50.9% 12,974   12,888 420 3.3%
Female 12,832 49.1% 12,716   12,536 296 2.4%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 1   1 6 600.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,147 25,691 25,425
Hispanic or Latino 535 2.0% 566   632 -97 -15.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,606 97.9% 25,124   24,792 814 3.3%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 1   1 5 500.0%
 
Race 26,147 25,691 25,425
American Indian or Alaskan Native 351 1.3% 358   208 143 68.8%
Asian 248 0.9% 201   226 22 9.7%
Black or African American 7,722 29.5% 7,577   8,486 -764 -9.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 243 0.9% 134   298 -55 -18.5%
White 17,040 65.2% 16,852   15,572 1,468 9.4%
Information Not Available 543 2.1% 569   635 -92 -14.5%
 
Years of Age 26,147 25,691 25,425
Younger than 22 827 2.0% 840   1,151 -324 -28.1%
22-24 1,979 4.7% 2,023   1,819 160 8.8%
25-34 7,105 16.8% 7,067   6,811 294 4.3%
35-44 6,619 15.7% 6,501   6,870 -251 -3.7%
45-54 6,024 14.3% 5,772   5,648 376 6.7%
55-59 1,968 4.7% 1,827   1,604 364 22.7%
60-64 978 2.3% 1,008   942 36 3.8%
65 and older 638 1.5% 650   578 60 10.4%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 3   2 7 350.0%
 
Industry 26,147 25,691 25,425
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 340 1.3% 297   238 102 42.9%
Mining 91 0.3% 84   89 2 2.2%
Utilities 59 0.2% 84   77 -18 -23.4%
Construction 2,222 8.4% 2,309   1,974 248 12.6%
Manufacturing 7,035 26.6% 5,811   6,703 332 5.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,086 4.1% 1,272   1,335 -249 -18.7%
Retail Trade 3,104 11.7% 3,334   3,029 75 2.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 816 3.1% 907   763 53 6.9%
Information 205 0.8% 274   208 -3 -1.4%
Finance and Insurance 389 1.5% 353   417 -28 -6.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 302 1.1% 218   310 -8 -2.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 665 2.5% 538   489 176 36.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 27 0.1% 33   35 -8 -22.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,595 9.8% 2,712   2,701 -106 -3.9%
Educational Services 1,027 3.9% 1,143   1,001 26 2.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,628 9.9% 2,701   2,701 -73 -2.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 237 0.9% 229   202 35 17.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,973 7.4% 2,129   1,956 17 0.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 730 2.8% 610   554 176 31.8%
Public Administration 594 2.2% 644   602 -8 -1.3%
Information Not Available 22 0.1% 9   41 -19 -46.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,528 30,124 21,669
Male 15,458 54.2% 16,538   11,360 4,098 36.1%
Female 13,070 45.8% 13,586   10,309 2,761 26.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,528 30,124 21,669
Hispanic or Latino 10,353 36.3% 12,170   7,702 2,651 34.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,175 63.7% 17,954   12,805 5,370 41.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1,162 -1,162 -100.0%
 
Race 28,528 30,124 21,669
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,662 5.8% 1,675   1,542 120 7.8%
Asian 11 0.0% 6   309 -298 -96.4%
Black or African American 1,806 6.3% 1,831   1,330 476 35.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 12,913 45.3% 12,606   9,624 3,289 34.2%
Information Not Available 12,136 42.5% 14,006   0 12,136 0.0%
 
Years of Age 28,528 30,124 21,669
Younger than 22 883 2.2% 865   596 287 48.2%
22-24 1,517 3.8% 1,595   1,056 461 43.7%
25-34 6,214 15.6% 6,213   4,585 1,629 35.5%
35-44 7,229 18.2% 7,798   5,758 1,471 25.5%
45-54 7,503 18.8% 7,957   5,788 1,715 29.6%
55-59 2,574 6.5% 2,790   2,026 548 27.0%
60-64 1,630 4.1% 1,816   1,164 466 40.0%
65 and older 978 2.5% 1,090   696 282 40.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 28,528 30,124 21,669
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,364 7.7% 3,934   1,883 481 25.5%
Mining 64 0.2% 71   51 13 25.5%
Utilities 43 0.1% 48   44 -1 -2.3%
Construction 3,623 11.7% 3,555   2,583 1,040 40.3%
Manufacturing 1,991 6.4% 2,160   1,465 526 35.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,329 4.3% 1,516   1,105 224 20.3%
Retail Trade 2,461 8.0% 2,400   1,737 724 41.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 556 1.8% 579   552 4 0.7%
Information 413 1.3% 435   492 -79 -16.1%
Finance and Insurance 2,020 6.5% 1,954   1,040 980 94.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 676 2.2% 644   490 186 38.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,306 4.2% 1,354   1,034 272 26.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 77 0.2% 78   67 10 14.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,032 9.8% 3,153   2,286 746 32.6%
Educational Services 689 2.2% 702   642 47 7.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,743 5.6% 1,777   1,470 273 18.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 263 0.9% 316   251 12 4.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,096 3.5% 1,094   1,033 63 6.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 609 2.0% 609   470 139 29.6%
Public Administration 629 2.0% 669   716 -87 -12.2%
Information Not Available 3,544 11.5% 3,076   2,258 1,286 57.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 330,822 340,423 296,819
Male 178,714 54.0% 181,458   157,113 21,601 13.7%
Female 151,741 45.9% 158,775   139,434 12,307 8.8%
Information Not Available 367 0.1% 190   272 95 34.9%
 
Ethnicity 330,822 340,423 296,819
Hispanic or Latino 116,329 35.2% 113,980   101,992 14,337 14.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 179,448 54.2% 188,671   163,640 15,808 9.7%
Information Not Available 35,045 10.6% 37,772   31,187 3,858 12.4%
 
Race 330,822 340,423 296,819
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,835 0.6% 3,227   2,176 -341 -15.7%
Asian 24,679 7.5% 23,726   24,387 292 1.2%
Black or African American 31,376 9.5% 32,932   26,654 4,722 17.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 121,558 36.7% 128,786   110,423 11,135 10.1%
Information Not Available 151,374 45.8% 151,752   133,179 18,195 13.7%
 
Years of Age 330,822 340,423 296,819
Younger than 22 12,293 2.8% 11,104   12,058 235 1.9%
22-24 18,257 4.2% 22,208   18,676 -419 -2.2%
25-34 78,439 18.1% 80,669   67,179 11,260 16.8%
35-44 80,825 18.6% 84,369   73,161 7,664 10.5%
45-54 80,734 18.6% 81,808   70,442 10,292 14.6%
55-59 30,183 7.0% 29,231   27,017 3,166 11.7%
60-64 18,165 4.2% 19,171   17,135 1,030 6.0%
65 and older 11,743 2.7% 11,768   11,151 592 5.3%
Information Not Available 183 0.0% 95   0 183 0.0%
 
Industry 330,822 340,423 296,819
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 25,321 7.1% 23,726   27,560 -2,239 -8.1%
Mining 642 0.2% 1,139   181 461 254.7%
Utilities 826 0.2% 949   816 10 1.2%
Construction 45,321 12.7% 42,802   30,552 14,769 48.3%
Manufacturing 43,027 12.1% 41,378   39,346 3,681 9.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,844 0.8% 3,701   2,720 124 4.6%
Retail Trade 29,357 8.2% 30,275   24,478 4,879 19.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,615 2.1% 8,352   6,618 997 15.1%
Information 24,036 6.7% 27,143   25,838 -1,802 -7.0%
Finance and Insurance 15,413 4.3% 15,090   9,882 5,531 56.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 12,202 3.4% 9,396   4,261 7,941 186.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,138 1.4% 4,461   4,352 786 18.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 50,090 14.1% 51,342   49,772 318 0.6%
Educational Services 10,550 3.0% 15,944   10,245 305 3.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 18,899 5.3% 22,018   19,492 -593 -3.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,321 1.5% 6,074   6,074 -753 -12.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 12,569 3.5% 10,914   10,879 1,690 15.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 8,899 2.5% 9,870   8,794 105 1.2%
Public Administration 2,477 0.7% 3,227   2,176 301 13.8%
Information Not Available 10,275 2.9% 12,622   12,783 -2,508 -19.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,052 18,237 19,060
Male 9,443 49.6% 8,911   9,706 -263 -2.7%
Female 9,609 50.4% 9,326   9,354 255 2.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,052 18,237 19,060
Hispanic or Latino 3,205 16.8% 3,108   3,471 -266 -7.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,020 68.3% 12,319   12,325 695 5.6%
Information Not Available 2,827 14.8% 2,810   3,264 -437 -13.4%
 
Race 19,052 18,237 19,060
American Indian or Alaskan Native 321 1.7% 294   319 2 0.6%
Asian 490 2.6% 475   385 105 27.3%
Black or African American 1,312 6.9% 1,320   1,509 -197 -13.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 82 0.4% 81   70 12 17.1%
White 13,179 69.2% 12,623   13,131 48 0.4%
Information Not Available 3,668 19.3% 3,444   3,646 22 0.6%
 
Years of Age 19,052 18,237 19,060
Younger than 22 276 0.9% 244   284 -8 -2.8%
22-24 614 2.0% 572   671 -57 -8.5%
25-34 3,835 12.4% 3,522   3,814 21 0.6%
35-44 4,812 15.5% 4,630   5,076 -264 -5.2%
45-54 5,599 18.1% 5,493   5,638 -39 -0.7%
55-59 2,107 6.8% 2,026   2,000 107 5.4%
60-64 1,264 4.1% 1,206   1,029 235 22.8%
65 and older 525 1.7% 530   531 -6 -1.1%
Information Not Available 20 0.1% 14   17 3 17.6%
 
Industry 19,052 18,237 19,060
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 115 0.6% 99   90 25 27.8%
Mining 114 0.6% 105   96 18 18.8%
Utilities 27 0.1% 29   30 -3 -10.0%
Construction 2,234 11.7% 2,145   2,465 -231 -9.4%
Manufacturing 1,760 9.2% 1,790   1,815 -55 -3.0%
Wholesale Trade 911 4.8% 954   825 86 10.4%
Retail Trade 1,728 9.0% 1,670   1,932 -204 -10.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 433 2.3% 390   558 -125 -22.4%
Information 755 3.9% 698   746 9 1.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,400 7.3% 1,372   1,200 200 16.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 567 3.0% 501   492 75 15.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,626 8.5% 1,577   1,551 75 4.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 257 1.3% 211   149 108 72.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,437 12.7% 2,317   2,149 288 13.4%
Educational Services 597 3.1% 610   598 -1 -0.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,309 6.8% 1,340   1,355 -46 -3.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 369 1.9% 288   455 -86 -18.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 990 5.2% 785   1,119 -129 -11.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 559 2.9% 511   572 -13 -2.3%
Public Administration 402 2.1% 386   397 5 1.3%
Information Not Available 462 2.4% 459   466 -4 -0.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 31,773 32,063 32,384
Male 16,789 52.8% 16,657   17,144 -355 -2.1%
Female 14,984 47.2% 15,406   15,240 -256 -1.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 31,773 32,063 32,384
Hispanic or Latino 4,607 14.5% 4,488   4,439 168 3.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,166 85.5% 27,575   27,945 -779 -2.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 31,773 32,063 32,384
American Indian or Alaskan Native 119 0.4% 121   125 -6 -4.8%
Asian 471 1.5% 504   456 15 3.3%
Black or African American 5,075 16.0% 5,136   5,172 -97 -1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,394 57.9% 18,428   18,761 -367 -2.0%
Information Not Available 7,714 24.3% 7,874   7,870 -156 -2.0%
 
Years of Age 31,773 32,063 32,384
Younger than 22 1,119 2.3% 1,130   1,166 -47 -4.0%
22-24 1,955 4.1% 1,992   1,992 -37 -1.9%
25-34 7,094 14.7% 7,055   6,902 192 2.8%
35-44 7,785 16.2% 7,815   8,226 -441 -5.4%
45-54 7,641 15.9% 7,810   7,802 -161 -2.1%
55-59 2,714 5.6% 2,716   2,839 -125 -4.4%
60-64 2,022 4.2% 2,083   1,985 37 1.9%
65 and older 1,443 3.0% 1,462   1,472 -29 -2.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 31,773 32,063 32,384
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 232 0.7% 142   332 -100 -30.1%
Mining 11 0.0% 13   13 -2 -15.4%
Utilities 45 0.1% 50   58 -13 -22.4%
Construction 2,865 9.0% 2,630   3,112 -247 -7.9%
Manufacturing 4,298 13.4% 4,455   4,688 -390 -8.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,565 4.9% 1,601   1,556 9 0.6%
Retail Trade 3,936 12.3% 4,074   4,529 -593 -13.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,053 3.3% 1,131   954 99 10.4%
Information 682 2.1% 669   718 -36 -5.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,995 6.2% 2,031   1,792 203 11.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 569 1.8% 559   512 57 11.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,709 5.3% 1,857   1,579 130 8.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 158 0.5% 163   227 -69 -30.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,551 11.1% 3,534   3,385 166 4.9%
Educational Services 1,016 3.2% 1,068   1,075 -59 -5.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,266 10.2% 3,251   3,202 64 2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 682 2.1% 720   767 -85 -11.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,880 5.9% 1,961   1,809 71 3.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,044 3.3% 995   1,033 11 1.1%
Public Administration 657 2.1% 623   472 185 39.2%
Information Not Available 559 1.7% 536   571 -12 -2.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,957 5,804 9,189
Male 4,252 47.5% 2,769   4,186 66 1.6%
Female 4,705 52.5% 3,035   5,003 -298 -6.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,957 5,804 9,189
Hispanic or Latino 812 9.1% 512   531 281 52.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,837 87.5% 5,097   6,964 873 12.5%
Information Not Available 308 3.4% 195   1,694 -1,386 -81.8%
 
Race 8,957 5,804 9,189
American Indian or Alaskan Native 51 0.6% 35   64 -13 -20.3%
Asian 173 1.9% 128   254 -81 -31.9%
Black or African American 7,147 79.8% 4,674   7,177 -30 -0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 99 1.1% 57   90 9 10.0%
White 1,406 15.7% 850   1,399 7 0.5%
Information Not Available 81 0.9% 60   205 -124 -60.5%
 
Years of Age 8,957 5,804 9,189
Younger than 22 215 2.2% 140   183 32 17.5%
22-24 434 4.3% 328   495 -61 -12.3%
25-34 2,180 21.8% 1,448   2,264 -84 -3.7%
35-44 2,386 23.9% 1,513   2,600 -214 -8.2%
45-54 2,435 24.4% 1,563   2,365 70 3.0%
55-59 721 7.2% 454   742 -21 -2.8%
60-64 377 3.8% 238   347 30 8.6%
65 and older 209 2.1% 120   189 20 10.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
 
Industry 8,957 5,804 9,189
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% 3   1 1 100.0%
Construction 30 0.3% 20   43 -13 -30.2%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 0   9 -9 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 5 0.1% 2   11 -6 -54.5%
Retail Trade 16 0.2% 6   41 -25 -61.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1 0.0% 0   2 -1 -50.0%
Information 4 0.0% 2   43 -39 -90.7%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 12 0.1% 12   18 -6 -33.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 25 0.3% 20   132 -107 -81.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8 0.1% 11   33 -25 -75.8%
Educational Services 30 0.3% 21   60 -30 -50.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 21 0.2% 13   59 -38 -64.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2 0.0% 2   2 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2 0.0% 0   3 -1 -33.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 26 0.3% 11   62 -36 -58.1%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 8,773 97.9% 5,681   8,668 105 1.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,370 6,832 6,487
Male 3,003 47.1% 3,069   2,847 156 5.5%
Female 3,367 52.9% 3,763   3,640 -273 -7.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,370 6,832 6,487
Hispanic or Latino 235 3.7% 255   241 -6 -2.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,135 96.3% 6,577   6,246 -111 -1.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 6,370 6,832 6,487
American Indian or Alaskan Native 10 0.2% 12   18 -8 -44.4%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 2,449 38.4% 2,701   2,745 -296 -10.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 30 0.5% 32   43 -13 -30.2%
White 3,382 53.1% 3,569   3,251 131 4.0%
Information Not Available 499 7.8% 517   430 69 16.0%
 
Years of Age 6,370 6,832 6,487
Younger than 22 1,446 15.0% 1,537   1,340 106 7.9%
22-24 420 4.3% 457   502 -82 -16.3%
25-34 1,431 14.8% 1,542   1,469 -38 -2.6%
35-44 1,619 16.8% 1,754   1,673 -54 -3.2%
45-54 1,078 11.2% 1,143   1,079 -1 -0.1%
55-59 222 2.3% 236   245 -23 -9.4%
60-64 91 0.9% 108   104 -13 -12.5%
65 and older 55 0.6% 49   68 -13 -19.1%
Information Not Available 8 0.1% 6   7 1 14.3%
 
Industry 6,370 6,832 6,487
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 7 0.1% 10   11 -4 -36.4%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 6 0.1% 7   5 1 20.0%
Construction 677 10.6% 693   516 161 31.2%
Manufacturing 525 8.2% 492   375 150 40.0%
Wholesale Trade 255 4.0% 286   279 -24 -8.6%
Retail Trade 1,033 16.2% 1,127   1,138 -105 -9.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 222 3.5% 236   170 52 30.6%
Information 100 1.6% 106   100 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 563 8.8% 652   566 -3 -0.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 183 2.9% 175   150 33 22.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 291 4.6% 305   341 -50 -14.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.3% 22   23 -4 -17.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 930 14.6% 979   1,108 -178 -16.1%
Educational Services 157 2.5% 187   231 -74 -32.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 557 8.7% 629   533 24 4.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 82 1.3% 83   150 -68 -45.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 474 7.4% 514   493 -19 -3.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 197 3.1% 216   222 -25 -11.3%
Public Administration 57 0.9% 71   52 5 9.6%
Information Not Available 35 0.5% 42   22 13 59.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 126,230 122,370 90,940
Male 66,854 53.0% 64,782   45,562 21,292 46.7%
Female 59,265 47.0% 57,476   45,268 13,997 30.9%
Information Not Available 111 0.1% 112   110 1 0.9%
 
Ethnicity 126,230 122,370 90,940
Hispanic or Latino 41,534 32.9% 41,178   30,338 11,196 36.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 75,146 59.5% 72,351   52,071 23,075 44.3%
Information Not Available 9,550 7.6% 8,841   8,531 1,019 11.9%
 
Race 126,230 122,370 90,940
American Indian or Alaskan Native 518 0.4% 674   331 187 56.5%
Asian 777 0.6% 562   1,214 -437 -36.0%
Black or African American 24,024 19.0% 24,204   17,467 6,557 37.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,592 1.3% 1,424   2,317 -725 -31.3%
White 74,035 58.7% 71,714   49,276 24,759 50.2%
Information Not Available 25,284 20.0% 23,792   20,335 4,949 24.3%
 
Years of Age 126,230 122,370 90,940
Younger than 22 2,813 1.5% 2,810   1,765 1,048 59.4%
22-24 5,849 3.0% 6,220   5,001 848 17.0%
25-34 27,319 14.2% 26,415   17,247 10,072 58.4%
35-44 30,614 15.9% 30,274   24,417 6,197 25.4%
45-54 33,390 17.4% 31,548   23,829 9,561 40.1%
55-59 12,549 6.5% 12,027   8,715 3,834 44.0%
60-64 7,996 4.2% 7,868   5,148 2,848 55.3%
65 and older 5,700 3.0% 5,208   4,817 883 18.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 126,230 122,370 90,940
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,850 2.2% 3,972   2,501 349 14.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 37   37 -37 -100.0%
Utilities 222 0.2% 337   257 -35 -13.6%
Construction 14,992 11.6% 14,388   7,134 7,858 110.1%
Manufacturing 8,699 6.7% 8,768   6,693 2,006 30.0%
Wholesale Trade 6,071 4.7% 5,583   4,450 1,621 36.4%
Retail Trade 12,771 9.9% 12,477   8,752 4,019 45.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,776 2.2% 2,923   2,648 128 4.8%
Information 2,850 2.2% 2,360   1,986 864 43.5%
Finance and Insurance 7,515 5.8% 6,782   3,641 3,874 106.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,998 2.3% 2,810   2,096 902 43.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,107 5.5% 6,519   4,560 2,547 55.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 851 0.7% 712   441 410 93.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 25,061 19.4% 23,830   13,937 11,124 79.8%
Educational Services 1,777 1.4% 1,873   1,728 49 2.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,663 5.9% 7,119   6,288 1,375 21.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,665 2.1% 3,072   1,581 1,084 68.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,255 5.6% 7,231   6,104 1,151 18.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,072 2.4% 2,997   1,986 1,086 54.7%
Public Administration 1,555 1.2% 1,124   1,103 452 41.0%
Information Not Available 7,480 5.8% 7,456   13,017 -5,537 -42.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 56,758 55,802 50,561
Male 27,445 48.4% 26,327   23,181 4,264 18.4%
Female 28,579 50.4% 28,744   25,733 2,846 11.1%
Information Not Available 734 1.3% 731   1,647 -913 -55.4%
 
Ethnicity 56,758 55,802 50,561
Hispanic or Latino 172 0.3% 258   183 -11 -6.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 55,852 98.4% 54,813   48,731 7,121 14.6%
Information Not Available 734 1.3% 731   1,647 -913 -55.4%
 
Race 56,758 55,802 50,561
American Indian or Alaskan Native 244 0.4% 272   173 71 41.0%
Asian 640 1.1% 637   773 -133 -17.2%
Black or African American 30,505 53.7% 30,364   26,853 3,652 13.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 24,635 43.4% 23,798   21,115 3,520 16.7%
Information Not Available 734 1.3% 731   1,647 -913 -55.4%
 
Years of Age 56,758 55,802 50,561
Younger than 22 1,813 2.3% 1,680   1,547 266 17.2%
22-24 3,084 3.9% 2,995   2,628 456 17.4%
25-34 13,561 17.2% 13,466   11,848 1,713 14.5%
35-44 15,013 19.0% 14,620   13,520 1,493 11.0%
45-54 13,281 16.8% 13,144   11,859 1,422 12.0%
55-59 4,409 5.6% 4,465   3,782 627 16.6%
60-64 2,486 3.2% 2,478   2,131 355 16.7%
65 and older 1,337 1.7% 1,357   1,179 158 13.4%
Information Not Available 1,774 2.2% 1,597   2,067 -293 -14.2%
 
Industry 56,758 55,802 50,561
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,072 1.9% 768   975 97 9.9%
Mining 80 0.1% 50   37 43 116.2%
Utilities 135 0.2% 148   97 38 39.2%
Construction 3,672 6.3% 3,626   2,437 1,235 50.7%
Manufacturing 7,022 12.1% 6,522   7,325 -303 -4.1%
Wholesale Trade 3,201 5.5% 3,372   3,741 -540 -14.4%
Retail Trade 4,314 7.5% 4,053   3,640 674 18.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,395 2.4% 1,377   1,416 -21 -1.5%
Information 1,104 1.9% 1,072   1,090 14 1.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,170 3.8% 2,116   1,525 645 42.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,088 1.9% 1,027   1,040 48 4.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,955 15.5% 8,884   8,188 767 9.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 131 0.2% 136   79 52 65.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 227 0.4% 220   219 8 3.7%
Educational Services 1,390 2.4% 1,393   1,322 68 5.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,304 5.7% 3,346   3,063 241 7.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,641 4.6% 2,667   2,286 355 15.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 516 0.9% 570   532 -16 -3.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 745 1.3% 805   769 -24 -3.1%
Public Administration 730 1.3% 751   685 45 6.6%
Information Not Available 12,866 22.2% 12,899   10,095 2,771 27.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,857 6,799 6,193
Male 4,214 61.5% 4,108   3,977 237 6.0%
Female 2,643 38.5% 2,690   2,216 427 19.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,857 6,799 6,193
Hispanic or Latino 368 5.4% 363   354 14 4.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,223 76.2% 5,153   4,660 563 12.1%
Information Not Available 1,266 18.5% 1,283   1,179 87 7.4%
 
Race 6,857 6,799 6,193
American Indian or Alaskan Native 59 0.9% 67   50 9 18.0%
Asian 2,186 31.9% 2,230   2,107 79 3.7%
Black or African American 180 2.6% 169   131 49 37.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,702 24.8% 1,675   1,568 134 8.5%
White 1,860 27.1% 1,804   1,492 368 24.7%
Information Not Available 870 12.7% 854   845 25 3.0%
 
Years of Age 6,857 6,799 6,193
Younger than 22 154 1.9% 155   178 -24 -13.5%
22-24 320 3.9% 296   311 9 2.9%
25-34 1,530 18.4% 1,461   1,448 82 5.7%
35-44 1,682 20.3% 1,701   1,558 124 8.0%
45-54 1,819 21.9% 1,806   1,616 203 12.6%
55-59 672 8.1% 697   558 114 20.4%
60-64 414 5.0% 425   327 87 26.6%
65 and older 266 3.2% 258   197 69 35.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,857 6,799 6,193
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 187 2.7% 198   184 3 1.6%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 3 0.0% 2   1 2 200.0%
Construction 1,651 23.4% 1,656   1,651 0 0.0%
Manufacturing 206 2.9% 198   216 -10 -4.6%
Wholesale Trade 121 1.7% 117   120 1 0.8%
Retail Trade 391 5.6% 389   362 29 8.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 229 3.3% 228   256 -27 -10.5%
Information 138 2.0% 136   184 -46 -25.0%
Finance and Insurance 202 2.9% 179   109 93 85.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 114 1.6% 111   128 -14 -10.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 279 4.0% 268   232 47 20.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 0.2% 13   19 -2 -10.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 713 10.1% 638   655 58 8.9%
Educational Services 62 0.9% 59   53 9 17.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 297 4.2% 304   371 -74 -19.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 59 0.8% 56   76 -17 -22.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,055 15.0% 1,142   515 540 104.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 188 2.7% 173   162 26 16.0%
Public Administration 143 2.0% 140   142 1 0.7%
Information Not Available 802 11.4% 792   757 45 5.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,165 15,209 17,361
Male 8,583 53.1% 8,052   9,680 -1,097 -11.3%
Female 7,582 46.9% 7,157   7,681 -99 -1.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,165 15,209 17,361
Hispanic or Latino 634 3.9% 520   560 74 13.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,330 94.8% 14,495   16,598 -1,268 -7.6%
Information Not Available 201 1.2% 194   203 -2 -1.0%
 
Race 16,165 15,209 17,361
American Indian or Alaskan Native 74 0.5% 81   80 -6 -7.5%
Asian 170 1.1% 111   135 35 25.9%
Black or African American 828 5.1% 820   801 27 3.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 14,258 88.2% 13,483   15,582 -1,324 -8.5%
Information Not Available 835 5.2% 714   763 72 9.4%
 
Years of Age 16,165 15,209 17,361
Younger than 22 499 1.7% 432   587 -88 -15.0%
22-24 997 3.4% 831   1,066 -69 -6.5%
25-34 3,584 12.2% 3,330   3,756 -172 -4.6%
35-44 3,888 13.2% 3,709   4,318 -430 -10.0%
45-54 4,248 14.4% 4,033   4,580 -332 -7.2%
55-59 1,404 4.8% 1,357   1,489 -85 -5.7%
60-64 968 3.3% 914   923 45 4.9%
65 and older 570 1.9% 595   634 -64 -10.1%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 8   8 -1 -12.5%
 
Industry 16,165 15,209 17,361
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 119 0.7% 106   119 0 0.0%
Mining 42 0.3% 33   28 14 50.0%
Utilities 34 0.2% 31   30 4 13.3%
Construction 1,858 11.4% 1,797   2,091 -233 -11.1%
Manufacturing 4,199 25.8% 3,595   4,857 -658 -13.5%
Wholesale Trade 713 4.4% 736   713 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 1,784 11.0% 1,763   1,711 73 4.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 458 2.8% 458   442 16 3.6%
Information 629 3.9% 587   549 80 14.6%
Finance and Insurance 576 3.5% 562   517 59 11.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 209 1.3% 195   197 12 6.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 575 3.5% 603   918 -343 -37.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 42 0.3% 37   17 25 147.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,343 8.2% 1,339   1,598 -255 -16.0%
Educational Services 279 1.7% 313   320 -41 -12.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,309 8.0% 1,231   1,230 79 6.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 169 1.0% 138   195 -26 -13.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 942 5.8% 885   905 37 4.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 405 2.5% 415   413 -8 -1.9%
Public Administration 246 1.5% 217   261 -15 -5.7%
Information Not Available 234 1.4% 168   250 -16 -6.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,960 7,531 6,109
Male 4,645 58.4% 4,131   3,256 1,389 42.7%
Female 3,315 41.6% 3,400   2,853 462 16.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,960 7,531 6,109
Hispanic or Latino 844 10.6% 868   627 217 34.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,910 86.8% 6,182   4,803 2,107 43.9%
Information Not Available 206 2.6% 481   679 -473 -69.7%
 
Race 7,960 7,531 6,109
American Indian or Alaskan Native 184 2.3% 145   147 37 25.2%
Asian 112 1.4% 152   83 29 34.9%
Black or African American 62 0.8% 62   51 11 21.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.3% 33   12 11 91.7%
White 6,427 80.7% 5,964   4,932 1,495 30.3%
Information Not Available 1,152 14.5% 1,175   884 268 30.3%
 
Years of Age 7,960 7,531 6,109
Younger than 22 252 1.8% 204   176 76 43.2%
22-24 449 3.2% 368   390 59 15.1%
25-34 1,840 13.2% 1,640   1,386 454 32.8%
35-44 1,919 13.7% 1,803   1,497 422 28.2%
45-54 2,079 14.9% 2,028   1,519 560 36.9%
55-59 753 5.4% 782   571 182 31.9%
60-64 410 2.9% 453   357 53 14.8%
65 and older 258 1.8% 253   213 45 21.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,960 7,531 6,109
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 235 2.9% 150   220 15 6.8%
Mining 29 0.4% 18   25 4 16.0%
Utilities 12 0.1% 11   13 -1 -7.7%
Construction 1,360 16.6% 1,042   722 638 88.4%
Manufacturing 1,497 18.3% 1,573   937 560 59.8%
Wholesale Trade 257 3.1% 302   242 15 6.2%
Retail Trade 762 9.3% 677   609 153 25.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 217 2.6% 231   148 69 46.6%
Information 109 1.3% 115   106 3 2.8%
Finance and Insurance 347 4.2% 290   197 150 76.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 122 1.5% 98   65 57 87.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 369 4.5% 320   238 131 55.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 0.2% 13   5 12 240.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 611 7.5% 568   508 103 20.3%
Educational Services 117 1.4% 133   126 -9 -7.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 501 6.1% 478   476 25 5.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 95 1.2% 81   83 12 14.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 347 4.2% 297   289 58 20.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 149 1.8% 120   124 25 20.2%
Public Administration 200 2.4% 173   181 19 10.5%
Information Not Available 607 7.4% 841   795 -188 -23.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 113,977 108,067 104,558
Male 61,126 53.6% 57,049   54,891 6,235 11.4%
Female 52,851 46.4% 51,018   49,667 3,184 6.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 113,977 108,067 104,558
Hispanic or Latino 13,054 11.5% 12,058   12,244 810 6.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 100,923 88.5% 96,009   92,314 8,609 9.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 113,977 108,067 104,558
American Indian or Alaskan Native 418 0.4% 385   332 86 25.9%
Asian 2,688 2.4% 2,566   2,351 337 14.3%
Black or African American 33,348 29.3% 31,753   30,463 2,885 9.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 76,560 67.2% 71,478   70,758 5,802 8.2%
Information Not Available 963 0.8% 884   654 309 47.2%
 
Years of Age 113,977 108,067 104,558
Younger than 22 3,222 1.7% 2,765   2,995 227 7.6%
22-24 6,137 3.3% 5,702   5,688 449 7.9%
25-34 28,276 15.3% 26,401   25,284 2,992 11.8%
35-44 29,227 15.8% 27,540   27,454 1,773 6.5%
45-54 28,768 15.6% 27,664   26,584 2,184 8.2%
55-59 9,671 5.2% 9,433   8,813 858 9.7%
60-64 5,603 3.0% 5,516   4,991 612 12.3%
65 and older 3,073 1.7% 3,046   2,749 324 11.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 113,977 108,067 104,558
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 269 0.2% 221   263 6 2.3%
Mining 538 0.5% 605   240 298 124.2%
Utilities 137 0.1% 138   166 -29 -17.5%
Construction 12,829 11.2% 12,752   11,773 1,056 9.0%
Manufacturing 20,438 17.9% 16,462   17,740 2,698 15.2%
Wholesale Trade 5,497 4.8% 5,296   5,446 51 0.9%
Retail Trade 10,920 9.6% 10,718   10,687 233 2.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,611 4.0% 4,824   4,661 -50 -1.1%
Information 2,495 2.2% 2,357   2,445 50 2.0%
Finance and Insurance 7,670 6.7% 7,502   5,562 2,108 37.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,917 1.7% 1,864   1,749 168 9.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,680 5.8% 6,625   5,891 789 13.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 316 0.3% 292   278 38 13.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,560 11.0% 12,334   11,967 593 5.0%
Educational Services 3,466 3.0% 3,507   3,669 -203 -5.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,509 7.4% 8,307   8,105 404 5.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,297 1.1% 1,126   1,266 31 2.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,582 4.9% 5,375   5,555 27 0.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,891 2.5% 2,920   2,908 -17 -0.6%
Public Administration 2,497 2.2% 2,617   2,199 298 13.6%
Information Not Available 2,858 2.5% 2,225   1,988 870 43.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,382 44,211 44,276
Male 23,492 54.2% 23,770   24,164 -672 -2.8%
Female 19,849 45.8% 20,385   20,094 -245 -1.2%
Information Not Available 41 0.1% 56   18 23 127.8%
 
Ethnicity 43,382 44,211 44,276
Hispanic or Latino 1,822 4.2% 1,718   1,840 -18 -1.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 32,565 75.1% 33,454   40,951 -8,386 -20.5%
Information Not Available 8,995 20.7% 9,039   1,485 7,510 505.7%
 
Race 43,382 44,211 44,276
American Indian or Alaskan Native 202 0.5% 225   176 26 14.8%
Asian 354 0.8% 339   273 81 29.7%
Black or African American 6,976 16.1% 7,423   6,788 188 2.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 48 0.1% 39   49 -1 -2.0%
White 33,676 77.6% 34,118   34,632 -956 -2.8%
Information Not Available 2,126 4.9% 2,067   2,358 -232 -9.8%
 
Years of Age 43,382 44,211 44,276
Younger than 22 1,144 1.5% 1,203   1,315 -171 -13.0%
22-24 2,341 3.1% 2,419   2,618 -277 -10.6%
25-34 10,616 14.2% 10,695   10,769 -153 -1.4%
35-44 11,137 14.9% 11,671   11,751 -614 -5.2%
45-54 10,922 14.6% 11,151   11,030 -108 -1.0%
55-59 3,753 5.0% 3,665   3,567 186 5.2%
60-64 2,293 3.1% 2,216   2,025 268 13.2%
65 and older 1,176 1.6% 1,191   1,201 -25 -2.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 43,382 44,211 44,276
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 77 0.2% 80   85 -8 -9.4%
Mining 97 0.2% 100   69 28 40.6%
Utilities 165 0.4% 194   43 122 283.7%
Construction 4,339 10.0% 4,339   3,938 401 10.2%
Manufacturing 12,146 27.9% 11,688   13,544 -1,398 -10.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,712 3.9% 1,740   1,598 114 7.1%
Retail Trade 3,692 8.5% 3,928   3,747 -55 -1.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,327 3.1% 1,372   1,305 22 1.7%
Information 447 1.0% 453   494 -47 -9.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,507 3.5% 1,610   1,380 127 9.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 678 1.6% 691   627 51 8.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,528 3.5% 1,590   1,520 8 0.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 114 0.3% 95   133 -19 -14.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,912 9.0% 4,045   4,347 -435 -10.0%
Educational Services 741 1.7% 820   822 -81 -9.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,253 7.5% 3,565   3,140 113 3.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 402 0.9% 416   449 -47 -10.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,824 4.2% 1,904   1,881 -57 -3.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 961 2.2% 1,018   941 20 2.1%
Public Administration 325 0.7% 318   327 -2 -0.6%
Information Not Available 4,135 9.5% 4,245   3,886 249 6.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,888 15,069 15,071
Male 7,818 52.5% 7,832   7,888 -70 -0.9%
Female 7,070 47.5% 7,237   7,183 -113 -1.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,888 15,069 15,071
Hispanic or Latino 850 5.7% 855   822 28 3.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,732 51.9% 8,155   8,743 -1,011 -11.6%
Information Not Available 6,306 42.4% 6,059   5,506 800 14.5%
 
Race 14,888 15,069 15,071
American Indian or Alaskan Native 250 1.7% 218   219 31 14.2%
Asian 177 1.2% 187   146 31 21.2%
Black or African American 2,532 17.0% 2,555   2,486 46 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 26 0.2% 22   21 5 23.8%
White 10,888 73.1% 11,038   11,117 -229 -2.1%
Information Not Available 1,015 6.8% 1,049   1,082 -67 -6.2%
 
Years of Age 14,888 15,069 15,071
Younger than 22 444 1.8% 420   463 -19 -4.1%
22-24 835 3.3% 807   918 -83 -9.0%
25-34 3,663 14.6% 3,676   3,633 30 0.8%
35-44 3,643 14.5% 3,747   3,839 -196 -5.1%
45-54 3,847 15.4% 3,905   3,913 -66 -1.7%
55-59 1,316 5.3% 1,312   1,235 81 6.6%
60-64 720 2.9% 766   677 43 6.4%
65 and older 420 1.7% 436   393 27 6.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,888 15,069 15,071
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 104 0.7% 113   253 -149 -58.9%
Mining 111 0.7% 96   104 7 6.7%
Utilities 22 0.1% 26   18 4 22.2%
Construction 1,645 11.0% 1,617   1,892 -247 -13.1%
Manufacturing 2,297 15.3% 2,381   2,048 249 12.2%
Wholesale Trade 712 4.7% 751   714 -2 -0.3%
Retail Trade 1,241 8.3% 1,252   1,253 -12 -1.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 402 2.7% 434   410 -8 -2.0%
Information 899 6.0% 1,019   712 187 26.3%
Finance and Insurance 636 4.2% 648   568 68 12.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 278 1.9% 258   238 40 16.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 684 4.6% 718   740 -56 -7.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 45 0.3% 57   50 -5 -10.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,408 9.4% 1,342   1,394 14 1.0%
Educational Services 346 2.3% 348   374 -28 -7.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,325 8.8% 1,354   1,430 -105 -7.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 137 0.9% 114   94 43 45.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 613 4.1% 580   609 4 0.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 442 2.9% 462   413 29 7.0%
Public Administration 446 3.0% 385   386 60 15.5%
Information Not Available 1,095 7.3% 1,114   1,371 -276 -20.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,091 24,479 30,025
Male 13,572 56.3% 14,003   18,518 -4,946 -26.7%
Female 10,519 43.7% 10,476   11,507 -988 -8.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,091 24,479 30,025
Hispanic or Latino 35 0.1% 22   46 -11 -23.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,056 99.9% 24,457   29,979 -5,923 -19.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 24,091 24,479 30,025
American Indian or Alaskan Native 184 0.8% 165   179 5 2.8%
Asian 79 0.3% 95   115 -36 -31.3%
Black or African American 3,223 13.4% 2,887   3,799 -576 -15.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 9   0 0 0.0%
White 20,399 84.7% 21,046   25,662 -5,263 -20.5%
Information Not Available 206 0.9% 277   270 -64 -23.7%
 
Years of Age 24,091 24,479 30,025
Younger than 22 652 1.5% 551   680 -28 -4.1%
22-24 1,321 3.0% 1,331   1,427 -106 -7.4%
25-34 6,119 14.1% 6,094   7,190 -1,071 -14.9%
35-44 6,478 14.9% 6,404   8,684 -2,206 -25.4%
45-54 5,843 13.5% 6,146   7,708 -1,865 -24.2%
55-59 1,916 4.4% 1,916   2,349 -433 -18.4%
60-64 1,128 2.6% 1,331   1,253 -125 -10.0%
65 and older 630 1.5% 706   734 -104 -14.2%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 0   0 4 0.0%
 
Industry 24,091 24,479 30,025
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 114 0.5% 95   46 68 147.8%
Mining 451 1.9% 594   757 -306 -40.4%
Utilities 26 0.1% 61   18 8 44.4%
Construction 2,712 11.2% 2,743   2,510 202 8.0%
Manufacturing 6,482 26.8% 6,202   11,663 -5,181 -44.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,045 4.3% 1,049   730 315 43.2%
Retail Trade 1,846 7.6% 1,924   2,331 -485 -20.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 866 3.6% 793   1,468 -602 -41.0%
Information 573 2.4% 485   528 45 8.5%
Finance and Insurance 953 3.9% 854   780 173 22.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 367 1.5% 299   243 124 51.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 800 3.3% 815   633 167 26.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 61 0.3% 30   41 20 48.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,942 8.0% 2,054   2,115 -173 -8.2%
Educational Services 577 2.4% 646   587 -10 -1.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,811 7.5% 2,050   2,023 -212 -10.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 227 0.9% 256   298 -71 -23.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,181 4.9% 962   1,120 61 5.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 564 2.3% 680   656 -92 -14.0%
Public Administration 197 0.8% 303   280 -83 -29.6%
Information Not Available 1,296 5.4% 1,584   1,198 98 8.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,736 18,507 17,142
Male 8,428 47.5% 8,651   7,319 1,109 15.2%
Female 9,308 52.5% 9,856   9,823 -515 -5.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,736 18,507 17,142
Hispanic or Latino 384 2.2% 372   393 -9 -2.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,212 97.0% 17,985   16,600 612 3.7%
Information Not Available 140 0.8% 150   149 -9 -6.0%
 
Race 17,736 18,507 17,142
American Indian or Alaskan Native 77 0.4% 88   98 -21 -21.4%
Asian 129 0.7% 124   103 26 25.2%
Black or African American 9,636 54.3% 9,790   9,770 -134 -1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1% 23   27 -8 -29.6%
White 7,746 43.7% 8,344   7,135 611 8.6%
Information Not Available 129 0.7% 138   9 120 1333.3%
 
Years of Age 17,736 18,507 17,142
Younger than 22 574 2.3% 561   581 -7 -1.2%
22-24 1,288 5.2% 1,278   1,131 157 13.9%
25-34 4,789 19.4% 4,863   4,323 466 10.8%
35-44 4,286 17.3% 4,574   4,232 54 1.3%
45-54 4,288 17.4% 4,436   4,193 95 2.3%
55-59 1,282 5.2% 1,401   1,399 -117 -8.4%
60-64 771 3.1% 864   752 19 2.5%
65 and older 458 1.9% 530   531 -73 -13.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 17,736 18,507 17,142
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 126 0.7% 133   88 38 43.2%
Mining 216 1.2% 229   155 61 39.4%
Utilities 69 0.4% 66   34 35 102.9%
Construction 2,386 13.4% 2,631   1,547 839 54.2%
Manufacturing 1,514 8.5% 1,492   975 539 55.3%
Wholesale Trade 376 2.1% 401   433 -57 -13.2%
Retail Trade 1,450 8.1% 1,417   1,328 122 9.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 520 2.9% 559   422 98 23.2%
Information 298 1.7% 335   395 -97 -24.6%
Finance and Insurance 489 2.7% 491   394 95 24.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 234 1.3% 250   298 -64 -21.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,036 5.8% 1,066   718 318 44.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 194 1.1% 246   52 142 273.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,136 6.4% 1,143   1,270 -134 -10.6%
Educational Services 350 2.0% 475   566 -216 -38.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,715 9.6% 1,872   1,444 271 18.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 318 1.8% 335   322 -4 -1.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,019 5.7% 1,054   957 62 6.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 780 4.4% 797   451 329 72.9%
Public Administration 294 1.6% 300   337 -43 -12.8%
Information Not Available 3,216 18.0% 3,215   4,956 -1,740 -35.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 65,080 66,203 64,007
Male 37,306 57.3% 37,413   36,227 1,079 3.0%
Female 27,774 42.7% 28,790   27,780 -6 0.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 65,080 66,203 64,007
Hispanic or Latino 6,356 9.8% 6,311   6,514 -158 -2.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 57,209 87.9% 58,427   56,045 1,164 2.1%
Information Not Available 1,515 2.3% 1,465   1,448 67 4.6%
 
Race 65,080 66,203 64,007
American Indian or Alaskan Native 51,362 78.9% 181   176 51,186 29083.0%
Asian 5,896 9.1% 1,880   1,903 3,993 209.8%
Black or African American 153 0.2% 6,079   5,789 -5,636 -97.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,969 3.0% 35   33 1,936 5866.7%
White 30 0.0% 52,376   50,731 -50,701 -99.9%
Information Not Available 5,670 8.7% 5,652   5,375 295 5.5%
 
Years of Age 65,080 66,203 64,007
Younger than 22 1,867 3.1% 1,878   1,875 -8 -0.4%
22-24 3,448 5.7% 3,421   3,394 54 1.6%
25-34 13,945 22.9% 14,183   13,702 243 1.8%
35-44 16,533 27.1% 16,730   16,997 -464 -2.7%
45-54 16,750 27.5% 17,261   16,272 478 2.9%
55-59 6,019 9.9% 6,146   5,792 227 3.9%
60-64 4,203 6.9% 4,217   3,779 424 11.2%
65 and older 2,315 3.8% 2,367   2,196 119 5.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 65,080 66,203 64,007
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 558 0.9% 459   556 2 0.4%
Mining 85 0.1% 68   78 7 9.0%
Utilities 66 0.1% 68   63 3 4.8%
Construction 8,472 12.9% 7,860   8,505 -33 -0.4%
Manufacturing 7,879 12.0% 7,682   8,063 -184 -2.3%
Wholesale Trade 3,693 5.6% 3,643   3,308 385 11.6%
Retail Trade 6,245 9.5% 6,411   6,857 -612 -8.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,599 2.4% 1,751   1,742 -143 -8.2%
Information 1,632 2.5% 1,639   1,692 -60 -3.5%
Finance and Insurance 3,390 5.2% 3,344   2,739 651 23.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,123 1.7% 1,120   1,084 39 3.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,916 7.5% 5,202   4,825 91 1.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 174 0.3% 152   105 69 65.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,237 9.5% 6,171   5,598 639 11.4%
Educational Services 1,260 1.9% 1,305   1,227 33 2.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,503 8.4% 5,718   5,458 45 0.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 686 1.0% 645   706 -20 -2.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,456 5.3% 3,555   3,420 36 1.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,684 4.1% 2,696   2,750 -66 -2.4%
Public Administration 1,832 2.8% 1,972   1,935 -103 -5.3%
Information Not Available 3,590 5.5% 4,742   3,296 294 8.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,788 32,525 30,242
Male 16,486 50.3% 16,161   15,014 1,472 9.8%
Female 16,302 49.7% 16,364   15,228 1,074 7.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,788 32,525 30,242
Hispanic or Latino 1,248 3.8% 1,121   966 282 29.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,941 94.4% 30,773   28,725 2,216 7.7%
Information Not Available 599 1.8% 631   551 48 8.7%
 
Race 32,788 32,525 30,242
American Indian or Alaskan Native 80 0.2% 90   82 -2 -2.4%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 15,083 46.0% 15,194   14,773 310 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 60 0.2% 74   70 -10 -14.3%
White 15,202 46.4% 14,936   13,800 1,402 10.2%
Information Not Available 2,363 7.2% 2,231   1,517 846 55.8%
 
Years of Age 32,788 32,525 30,242
Younger than 22 1,005 2.2% 1,005   998 7 0.7%
22-24 1,917 4.1% 1,917   1,789 128 7.2%
25-34 7,563 16.3% 7,510   6,789 774 11.4%
35-44 8,319 18.0% 8,238   7,679 640 8.3%
45-54 8,251 17.8% 8,230   7,531 720 9.6%
55-59 2,704 5.8% 2,758   2,581 123 4.8%
60-64 1,729 3.7% 1,701   1,604 125 7.8%
65 and older 1,298 2.8% 1,165   1,260 38 3.0%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   11 -9 -81.8%
 
Industry 32,788 32,525 30,242
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 57 0.2% 42   66 -9 -13.6%
Mining 29 0.1% 18   27 2 7.4%
Utilities 32 0.1% 31   36 -4 -11.1%
Construction 3,889 11.8% 3,650   3,350 539 16.1%
Manufacturing 671 2.0% 827   592 79 13.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,371 4.2% 1,316   1,252 119 9.5%
Retail Trade 1,273 3.9% 1,306   1,248 25 2.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 820 2.5% 845   700 120 17.1%
Information 728 2.2% 696   794 -66 -8.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,086 6.4% 1,886   1,236 850 68.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 819 2.5% 793   760 59 7.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,858 8.7% 2,791   2,799 59 2.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.1% 10   41 -22 -53.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,252 12.9% 4,324   4,242 10 0.2%
Educational Services 891 2.7% 893   900 -9 -1.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,699 8.2% 2,810   2,474 225 9.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 430 1.3% 383   427 3 0.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,058 6.3% 1,848   2,039 19 0.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 950 2.9% 992   945 5 0.5%
Public Administration 587 1.8% 551   495 92 18.6%
Information Not Available 6,269 19.1% 6,513   5,819 450 7.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,737 5,604 6,092
Male 2,963 51.6% 2,874   3,345 -382 -11.4%
Female 2,774 48.4% 2,730   2,745 29 1.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,737 5,604 6,092
Hispanic or Latino 72 1.3% 65   49 23 46.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,818 84.0% 4,707   5,175 -357 -6.9%
Information Not Available 847 14.8% 832   868 -21 -2.4%
 
Race 5,737 5,604 6,092
American Indian or Alaskan Native 58 1.0% 54   73 -15 -20.5%
Asian 29 0.5% 36   26 3 11.5%
Black or African American 59 1.0% 72   62 -3 -4.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 4,933 86.0% 4,825   5,326 -393 -7.4%
Information Not Available 658 11.5% 617   605 53 8.8%
 
Years of Age 5,737 5,604 6,092
Younger than 22 255 2.5% 218   278 -23 -8.3%
22-24 351 3.4% 341   397 -46 -11.6%
25-34 1,200 11.6% 1,157   1,255 -55 -4.4%
35-44 1,430 13.8% 1,376   1,544 -114 -7.4%
45-54 1,492 14.4% 1,526   1,631 -139 -8.5%
55-59 529 5.1% 524   567 -38 -6.7%
60-64 328 3.2% 331   290 38 13.1%
65 and older 152 1.5% 131   130 22 16.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 5,737 5,604 6,092
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 74 1.3% 38   61 13 21.3%
Mining 2 0.0% 0   1 1 100.0%
Utilities 9 0.2% 1   11 -2 -18.2%
Construction 517 8.9% 267   625 -108 -17.3%
Manufacturing 693 11.9% 341   885 -192 -21.7%
Wholesale Trade 185 3.2% 109   182 3 1.6%
Retail Trade 591 10.2% 314   681 -90 -13.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 86 1.5% 50   98 -12 -12.2%
Information 80 1.4% 43   74 6 8.1%
Finance and Insurance 128 2.2% 55   170 -42 -24.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 71 1.2% 20   52 19 36.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 181 3.1% 101   161 20 12.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.1% 4   5 3 60.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 353 6.1% 199   352 1 0.3%
Educational Services 142 2.4% 80   128 14 10.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 566 9.7% 296   482 84 17.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 53 0.9% 36   79 -26 -32.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 377 6.5% 138   350 27 7.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 166 2.9% 66   141 25 17.7%
Public Administration 84 1.4% 35   171 -87 -50.9%
Information Not Available 1,371 23.6% 3,411   1,383 -12 -0.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 109,751 99,817 142,357
Male 62,041 56.5% 53,986   86,632 -24,591 -28.4%
Female 47,700 43.5% 45,821   55,721 -8,021 -14.4%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 10   4 6 150.0%
 
Ethnicity 109,751 99,817 142,357
Hispanic or Latino 3,249 3.0% 2,805   4,253 -1,004 -23.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 80,638 73.5% 72,073   107,246 -26,608 -24.8%
Information Not Available 25,864 23.6% 24,939   30,858 -4,994 -16.2%
 
Race 109,751 99,817 142,357
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,074 1.0% 1,017   1,270 -196 -15.4%
Asian 797 0.7% 800   1,216 -419 -34.5%
Black or African American 17,557 16.0% 14,889   25,558 -8,001 -31.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 77 0.1% 51   105 -28 -26.7%
White 61,311 55.9% 55,123   79,859 -18,548 -23.2%
Information Not Available 28,935 26.4% 27,937   34,349 -5,414 -15.8%
 
Years of Age 109,751 99,817 142,357
Younger than 22 3,055 1.8% 2,877   4,134 -1,079 -26.1%
22-24 6,012 3.6% 5,783   7,180 -1,168 -16.3%
25-34 26,114 15.7% 24,069   33,682 -7,568 -22.5%
35-44 29,589 17.8% 26,256   39,683 -10,094 -25.4%
45-54 29,017 17.4% 25,754   37,068 -8,051 -21.7%
55-59 8,994 5.4% 8,279   11,943 -2,949 -24.7%
60-64 4,620 2.8% 4,470   5,795 -1,175 -20.3%
65 and older 2,348 1.4% 2,326   2,871 -523 -18.2%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 3   1 1 100.0%
 
Industry 109,751 99,817 142,357
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 444 0.4% 413   543 -99 -18.2%
Mining 127 0.1% 111   134 -7 -5.2%
Utilities 80 0.1% 78   88 -8 -9.1%
Construction 9,435 8.6% 9,307   12,493 -3,058 -24.5%
Manufacturing 26,887 24.4% 19,945   51,436 -24,549 -47.7%
Wholesale Trade 3,679 3.3% 3,606   4,587 -908 -19.8%
Retail Trade 10,653 9.7% 11,158   9,533 1,120 11.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,142 2.9% 2,802   3,698 -556 -15.0%
Information 1,085 1.0% 1,092   1,251 -166 -13.3%
Finance and Insurance 3,676 3.3% 3,388   3,244 432 13.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,443 1.3% 1,472   1,796 -353 -19.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,335 4.8% 5,580   6,440 -1,105 -17.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 867 0.8% 769   1,262 -395 -31.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,860 12.6% 11,127   12,725 1,135 8.9%
Educational Services 3,171 2.9% 3,515   3,019 152 5.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,326 6.6% 7,879   7,420 -94 -1.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,106 1.0% 1,107   1,477 -371 -25.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,416 4.0% 4,298   5,450 -1,034 -19.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,340 2.1% 2,329   2,671 -331 -12.4%
Public Administration 1,082 1.0% 994   1,256 -174 -13.9%
Information Not Available 9,597 8.7% 8,847   11,834 -2,237 -18.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 37,208 32,658 29,881
Male 21,478 57.7% 18,772   17,178 4,300 25.0%
Female 15,727 42.3% 13,886   12,663 3,064 24.2%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 0   40 -37 -92.5%
 
Ethnicity 37,208 32,658 29,881
Hispanic or Latino 1,144 3.1% 997   1,051 93 8.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,165 89.1% 29,088   26,466 6,699 25.3%
Information Not Available 2,899 7.8% 2,573   2,364 535 22.6%
 
Race 37,208 32,658 29,881
American Indian or Alaskan Native 462 1.2% 456   386 76 19.7%
Asian 873 2.3% 778   619 254 41.0%
Black or African American 2,928 7.9% 2,949   2,730 198 7.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 160 0.4% 169   139 21 15.1%
White 30,832 82.9% 26,599   24,422 6,410 26.2%
Information Not Available 1,953 5.2% 1,707   1,585 368 23.2%
 
Years of Age 37,208 32,658 29,881
Younger than 22 1,007 1.5% 1,023   998 9 0.9%
22-24 2,129 3.2% 1,916   1,877 252 13.4%
25-34 8,875 13.5% 7,832   7,119 1,756 24.7%
35-44 8,919 13.5% 8,027   7,373 1,546 21.0%
45-54 9,635 14.6% 8,374   7,673 1,962 25.6%
55-59 3,529 5.4% 2,959   2,689 840 31.2%
60-64 2,087 3.2% 1,669   1,410 677 48.0%
65 and older 631 1.0% 491   442 189 42.8%
Information Not Available 396 0.6% 367   300 96 32.0%
 
Industry 37,208 32,658 29,881
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 270 0.7% 219   222 48 21.6%
Mining 69 0.2% 30   42 27 64.3%
Utilities 79 0.2% 123   106 -27 -25.5%
Construction 5,557 14.8% 5,221   4,443 1,114 25.1%
Manufacturing 5,655 15.1% 4,854   5,458 197 3.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,185 5.8% 1,867   1,778 407 22.9%
Retail Trade 3,579 9.5% 3,157   2,818 761 27.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 962 2.6% 926   766 196 25.6%
Information 947 2.5% 816   670 277 41.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,037 5.4% 1,763   1,295 742 57.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 688 1.8% 587   580 108 18.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,109 5.6% 1,799   1,533 576 37.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 710 1.9% 626   546 164 30.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,960 7.9% 2,799   2,553 407 15.9%
Educational Services 1,231 3.3% 1,235   1,061 170 16.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,858 7.6% 2,812   2,435 423 17.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 494 1.3% 451   451 43 9.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,737 4.6% 1,592   1,434 303 21.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 948 2.5% 1,027   852 96 11.3%
Public Administration 682 1.8% 550   617 65 10.5%
Information Not Available 1,451 3.9% 204   221 1,230 556.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 39,232 37,976 40,087
Male 20,381 51.9% 18,976   20,843 -462 -2.2%
Female 18,846 48.0% 18,997   19,241 -395 -2.1%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 3   3 2 66.7%
 
Ethnicity 39,232 37,976 40,087
Hispanic or Latino 392 1.0% 408   407 -15 -3.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,612 32.1% 13,006   12,465 147 1.2%
Information Not Available 26,228 66.9% 24,562   27,215 -987 -3.6%
 
Race 39,232 37,976 40,087
American Indian or Alaskan Native 330 0.8% 295   281 49 17.4%
Asian 267 0.7% 265   266 1 0.4%
Black or African American 9,710 24.8% 9,900   9,913 -203 -2.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 338 0.9% 358   287 51 17.8%
White 25,848 65.9% 25,750   26,411 -563 -2.1%
Information Not Available 2,739 7.0% 1,408   2,929 -190 -6.5%
 
Years of Age 39,232 37,976 40,087
Younger than 22 1,122 1.8% 1,160   1,186 -64 -5.4%
22-24 2,157 3.4% 2,264   2,335 -178 -7.6%
25-34 9,194 14.6% 8,996   9,689 -495 -5.1%
35-44 10,185 16.1% 9,585   10,503 -318 -3.0%
45-54 10,307 16.3% 9,850   10,177 130 1.3%
55-59 3,243 5.1% 3,152   3,248 -5 -0.2%
60-64 1,942 3.1% 1,900   1,819 123 6.8%
65 and older 1,060 1.7% 1,045   1,130 -70 -6.2%
Information Not Available 22 0.0% 24   0 22 0.0%
 
Industry 39,232 37,976 40,087
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 179 0.5% 148   161 18 11.2%
Mining 92 0.2% 82   113 -21 -18.6%
Utilities 53 0.1% 58   79 -26 -32.9%
Construction 4,110 10.4% 4,220   4,467 -357 -8.0%
Manufacturing 8,664 22.0% 6,669   8,626 38 0.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,501 3.8% 1,720   1,586 -85 -5.4%
Retail Trade 3,821 9.7% 3,842   4,406 -585 -13.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,590 4.0% 1,440   1,496 94 6.3%
Information 816 2.1% 866   1,141 -325 -28.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,786 4.5% 1,777   1,317 469 35.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 658 1.7% 707   779 -121 -15.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,481 3.8% 1,657   1,342 139 10.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 103 0.3% 111   149 -46 -30.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,911 9.9% 3,814   3,253 658 20.2%
Educational Services 961 2.4% 1,040   982 -21 -2.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,477 8.8% 3,599   4,025 -548 -13.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 472 1.2% 506   584 -112 -19.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,593 6.6% 2,510   2,748 -155 -5.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,247 3.2% 1,285   1,300 -53 -4.1%
Public Administration 435 1.1% 412   460 -25 -5.4%
Information Not Available 1,282 3.3% 1,513   1,073 209 19.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Oct 2007 Percent Sep 2007     Oct 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,274 18,248 15,214
Male 7,878 45.6% 8,368   6,541 1,337 20.4%
Female 9,396 54.4% 9,880   8,669 727 8.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4