Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

September 2007

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
September 2007
Sep 2007 Aug 2007 Monthly Change Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,159,121 2,364,170 -205,049 2,050,715 108,406 5.3
Alaska 6,441 7,141 -700 7,337 -896 -12.2
Alabama 25,591 27,175 -1,584 25,766 -175 -0.7
Arkansas 25,691 26,993 -1,302 24,934 757 3.0
Arizona 30,124 32,066 -1,942 23,209 6,915 29.8
California 340,423 347,826 -7,403 291,439 48,984 16.8
Colorado 18,237 18,750 -513 17,650 587 3.3
Connecticut 32,063 40,177 -8,114 32,598 -535 -1.6
District of Columbia 5,804 5,730 74 5,295 509 9.6
Delaware 6,832 9,517 -2,685 6,455 377 5.8
Florida 122,370 124,092 -1,722 90,307 32,063 35.5
Georgia 55,802 55,991 -189 50,393 5,409 10.7
Hawaii 6,799 7,349 -550 5,798 1,001 17.3
Iowa 15,209 16,765 -1,556 18,377 -3,168 -17.2
Idaho 7,531 8,556 -1,025 5,483 2,048 37.4
Illinois 108,067 117,536 -9,469 102,706 5,361 5.2
Indiana 44,211 45,760 -1,549 43,084 1,127 2.6
Kansas 15,069 15,776 -707 14,961 108 0.7
Kentucky 24,479 27,337 -2,858 27,639 -3,160 -11.4
Louisiana 18,507 20,557 -2,050 18,194 313 1.7
Massachusetts 66,203 79,634 -13,431 64,705 1,498 2.3
Maryland 32,525 35,519 -2,994 29,482 3,043 10.3
Maine 5,604 6,409 -805 5,781 -177 -3.1
Michigan 99,817 106,711 -6,894 108,177 -8,360 -7.7
Minnesota 32,658 35,602 -2,944 30,360 2,298 7.6
Missouri 37,976 45,007 -7,031 38,502 -526 -1.4
Mississippi 18,248 19,973 -1,725 15,448 2,800 18.1
Montana 2,411 2,952 -541 2,185 226 10.3
North Carolina 67,558 70,884 -3,326 66,250 1,308 2.0
North Dakota 1,200 1,759 -559 1,298 -98 -7.6
Nebraska 6,903 7,469 -566 7,800 -897 -11.5
New Hampshire 4,856 6,203 -1,347 4,885 -29 -0.6
New Jersey 99,206 115,959 -16,753 97,532 1,674 1.7
New Mexico 9,141 9,748 -607 9,331 -190 -2.0
Nevada 24,347 24,530 -183 17,094 7,253 42.4
New York 145,225 172,671 -27,446 145,414 -189 -0.1
Ohio 71,186 79,023 -7,837 72,512 -1,326 -1.8
Oklahoma 13,328 13,920 -592 13,333 -5 0.0
Oregon 33,981 37,195 -3,214 32,374 1,607 5.0
Pennsylvania 129,045 153,129 -24,084 128,379 666 0.5
Puerto Rico 36,166 37,795 -1,629 36,870 -704 -1.9
Rhode Island 10,555 13,781 -3,226 9,163 1,392 15.2
South Carolina 37,860 38,792 -932 36,031 1,829 5.1
South Dakota 1,017 1,330 -313 1,176 -159 -13.5
Tennessee 36,735 40,385 -3,650 35,369 1,366 3.9
Texas 87,221 95,477 -8,256 87,620 -399 -0.5
Utah 7,207 7,334 -127 5,707 1,500 26.3
Virginia 31,316 35,220 -3,904 32,979 -1,663 -5.0
Virgin Islands 343 371 -28 275 68 24.7
Vermont 3,202 3,935 -733 3,202 0.0
Washington 35,351 37,639 -2,288 37,686 -2,335 -6.2
Wisconsin 50,293 59,964 -9,671 50,529 -236 -0.5
West Virginia 9,777 11,123 -1,346 10,559 -782 -7.4
Wyoming 1,410 1,633 -223 1,082 328 30.3
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,159,121   2,364,170   2,050,715 108,406 5.3
Male 1,135,326 52.6% 1,183,425   1,061,645 73,681 6.9%
Female 1,021,894 47.3% 1,178,986   986,503 35,391 3.6%
Information Not Available 1,901 0.1% 1,759   2,567 -666 -25.9%
 
Ethnicity 2,159,121   2,364,170   2,050,715    
Hispanic or Latino 335,686 15.5% 360,362   303,321 32,365 10.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,580,867 86.7% 1,742,440   1,524,862 56,005 3.7%
Information Not Available 242,568 10.1% 261,368   222,532 20,036 9.0%
 
Race 2,159,121   2,364,170   2,050,715
American Indian or Alaskan Native 22,289 1.0% 24,343   20,944 1,345 6.4%
Asian 51,733 2.4% 56,022   51,713 20 0.0%
Black or African American 432,099 20.0% 475,007   409,014 23,085 5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6,503 0.3% 7,151   7,148 -645 -9.0%
White 1,190,570 55.2% 1,310,758   1,141,534 49,036 4.3%
Information Not Available 454,925 21.1% 490,889   409,626 45,299 11.1%
 
Years of Age 2,159,121   2,364,170   2,050,715
Younger than 22 89,691 4.2% 93,680   81,691 8,000 9.8%
22-24 127,824 5.9% 130,192   118,242 9,582 8.1%
25-34 511,294 23.7% 540,152   480,319 30,975 6.4%
35-44 545,264 25.3% 597,136   535,222 10,042 1.9%
45-54 519,351 24.1% 577,839   494,970 24,381 4.9%
55-59 178,018 8.2% 201,999   170,498 7,520 4.4%
60-64 107,712 5.0% 124,187   96,083 11,629 12.1%
65 and older 64,062 3.0% 82,961   61,323 2,739 4.5%
Information Not Available 15,905 0.7% 16,024   12,367 3,538 28.6%
 
Industry 2,159,121   2,364,170   2,050,715
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 39,670 1.8% 43,246   37,737 1,933 5.1%
Mining 7,478 0.3% 7,531   6,586 892 13.5%
Utilities 5,046 0.2% 4,618   4,558 488 10.7%
Construction 232,004 10.7% 226,532   202,398 29,606 14.6%
Manufacturing 305,976 14.2% 315,143   312,336 -6,360 -2.0%
Wholesale Trade 93,046 4.3% 92,986   83,728 9,318 11.1%
Retail Trade 193,510 9.0% 201,937   189,421 4,089 2.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 66,521 3.1% 130,325   67,183 -662 -1.0%
Information 63,940 3.0% 66,127   63,344 596 0.9%
Finance and Insurance 99,247 4.6% 94,460   76,310 22,937 30.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 39,986 1.9% 39,174   32,997 6,989 21.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 104,983 4.9% 111,305   100,382 4,601 4.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,553 0.4% 9,287   8,770 783 8.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 238,271 11.0% 247,625   217,242 21,029 9.7%
Educational Services 65,346 3.0% 85,931   66,112 -766 -1.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 167,099 7.7% 192,209   159,015 8,084 5.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 31,061 1.4% 34,116   28,210 2,851 10.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 103,389 4.8% 142,385   99,925 3,464 3.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 65,132 3.0% 71,983   65,140 -8 0.0%
Public Administration 37,452 1.7% 48,049   38,794 -1,342 -3.5%
Information Not Available 190,411 8.8% 199,201   190,527 -116 -0.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,441 7,141 7,337 -896 -12.2
Male 3,140 48.8% 3,359   3,530 -390 -11.0%
Female 3,301 51.2% 3,782   3,807 -506 -13.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,441   7,141   7,337    
Hispanic or Latino 229 3.6% 255   245 -16 -6.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,150 95.5% 6,825   7,015 -865 -12.3%
Information Not Available 62 1.0% 61   77 -15 -19.5%
 
Race 6,441 7,141 7,337
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,240 34.8% 2,627   2,436 -196 -8.0%
Asian 389 6.0% 264   482 -93 -19.3%
Black or African American 303 4.7% 324   346 -43 -12.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 65 1.0% 75   64 1 1.6%
White 3,244 50.4% 3,637   3,761 -517 -13.7%
Information Not Available 200 3.1% 214   248 -48 -19.4%
 
Years of Age 6,441 7,141 7,337
Younger than 22 242 2.6% 261   307 -65 -21.2%
22-24 495 5.3% 572   526 -31 -5.9%
25-34 1,641 17.5% 1,747   1,954 -313 -16.0%
35-44 1,528 16.3% 1,684   1,817 -289 -15.9%
45-54 1,578 16.8% 1,760   1,746 -168 -9.6%
55-59 509 5.4% 592   493 16 3.2%
60-64 315 3.4% 351   308 7 2.3%
65 and older 133 1.4% 174   186 -53 -28.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,441 7,141 7,337
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 20 0.3% 6   52 -32 -61.5%
Mining 161 2.5% 203   154 7 4.5%
Utilities 46 0.7% 33   32 14 43.8%
Construction 650 10.1% 802   857 -207 -24.2%
Manufacturing 436 6.7% 218   554 -118 -21.3%
Wholesale Trade 118 1.8% 110   130 -12 -9.2%
Retail Trade 696 10.8% 740   711 -15 -2.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 329 5.1% 559   350 -21 -6.0%
Information 69 1.1% 81   103 -34 -33.0%
Finance and Insurance 185 2.9% 165   166 19 11.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 154 2.4% 184   238 -84 -35.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 178 2.8% 190   188 -10 -5.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.1% 4   19 -11 -57.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 356 5.5% 412   388 -32 -8.2%
Educational Services 279 4.3% 435   344 -65 -18.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 833 12.9% 890   790 43 5.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 81 1.3% 91   128 -47 -36.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 642 9.9% 638   622 20 3.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 244 3.8% 374   377 -133 -35.3%
Public Administration 740 11.5% 786   852 -112 -13.1%
Information Not Available 216 3.3% 220   282 -66 -23.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,591 27,175 25,766
Male 12,248 47.9% 12,729   11,952 296 2.5%
Female 13,295 52.0% 14,389   13,770 -475 -3.4%
Information Not Available 48 0.2% 57   44 4 9.1%
 
Ethnicity 25,591 27,175 25,766
Hispanic or Latino 628 2.5% 642   847 -219 -25.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,305 79.3% 21,420   19,093 1,212 6.3%
Information Not Available 4,658 18.2% 5,113   5,826 -1,168 -20.0%
 
Race 25,591 27,175 25,766
American Indian or Alaskan Native 756 3.0% 922   864 -108 -12.5%
Asian 346 1.4% 358   452 -106 -23.5%
Black or African American 11,556 45.2% 12,327   10,242 1,314 12.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 42 0.2% 44   72 -30 -41.7%
White 11,299 44.2% 11,712   10,560 739 7.0%
Information Not Available 1,592 6.2% 1,812   3,576 -1,984 -55.5%
 
Years of Age 25,591 27,175 25,766
Younger than 22 1,054 3.0% 1,058   1,149 -95 -8.3%
22-24 1,831 5.1% 1,946   1,833 -2 -0.1%
25-34 6,491 18.2% 6,897   6,626 -135 -2.0%
35-44 6,280 17.6% 6,694   6,443 -163 -2.5%
45-54 5,979 16.8% 6,378   5,827 152 2.6%
55-59 1,972 5.5% 2,097   2,041 -69 -3.4%
60-64 1,195 3.3% 1,210   1,096 99 9.0%
65 and older 773 2.2% 874   751 22 2.9%
Information Not Available 16 0.0% 21   0 16 0.0%
 
Industry 25,591 27,175 25,766
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 269 1.0% 309   265 4 1.5%
Mining 96 0.4% 113   104 -8 -7.7%
Utilities 47 0.2% 62   46 1 2.2%
Construction 2,186 8.5% 2,365   2,080 106 5.1%
Manufacturing 6,539 25.3% 6,242   6,691 -152 -2.3%
Wholesale Trade 870 3.4% 850   820 50 6.1%
Retail Trade 2,540 9.8% 2,634   2,944 -404 -13.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 603 2.3% 689   609 -6 -1.0%
Information 376 1.5% 389   422 -46 -10.9%
Finance and Insurance 678 2.6% 731   705 -27 -3.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 344 1.3% 349   423 -79 -18.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,355 5.2% 1,551   1,164 191 16.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 72 0.3% 89   29 43 148.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,754 10.6% 2,857   2,577 177 6.9%
Educational Services 690 2.7% 562   653 37 5.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,043 7.9% 2,422   1,962 81 4.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 178 0.7% 208   157 21 13.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,593 6.2% 1,840   1,556 37 2.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 634 2.5% 979   647 -13 -2.0%
Public Administration 352 1.4% 343   301 51 16.9%
Information Not Available 1,372 5.3% 1,591   1,611 -239 -14.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,691 26,993 24,934
Male 12,974 50.5% 13,037   12,446 528 4.2%
Female 12,716 49.5% 13,955   12,487 229 1.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,691 26,993 24,934
Hispanic or Latino 566 2.2% 559   558 8 1.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,124 97.8% 26,432   24,375 749 3.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 25,691 26,993 24,934
American Indian or Alaskan Native 358 1.4% 363   243 115 47.3%
Asian 201 0.8% 240   208 -7 -3.4%
Black or African American 7,577 29.5% 8,200   8,297 -720 -8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 134 0.5% 151   219 -85 -38.8%
White 16,852 65.6% 17,476   15,406 1,446 9.4%
Information Not Available 569 2.2% 563   561 8 1.4%
 
Years of Age 25,691 26,993 24,934
Younger than 22 840 2.0% 968   1,034 -194 -18.8%
22-24 2,023 4.9% 2,110   1,848 175 9.5%
25-34 7,067 17.0% 7,534   6,960 107 1.5%
35-44 6,501 15.7% 6,616   6,710 -209 -3.1%
45-54 5,772 13.9% 5,939   5,379 393 7.3%
55-59 1,827 4.4% 1,925   1,581 246 15.6%
60-64 1,008 2.4% 1,136   849 159 18.7%
65 and older 650 1.6% 761   570 80 14.0%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 4   3 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,691 26,993 24,934
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 297 1.1% 302   213 84 39.4%
Mining 84 0.3% 100   89 -5 -5.6%
Utilities 84 0.3% 55   53 31 58.5%
Construction 2,309 8.9% 2,440   1,937 372 19.2%
Manufacturing 5,811 22.4% 6,028   6,258 -447 -7.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,272 4.9% 1,237   1,390 -118 -8.5%
Retail Trade 3,334 12.8% 3,330   2,858 476 16.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 907 3.5% 918   760 147 19.3%
Information 274 1.1% 212   219 55 25.1%
Finance and Insurance 353 1.4% 352   380 -27 -7.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 218 0.8% 319   285 -67 -23.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 538 2.1% 548   552 -14 -2.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33 0.1% 50   29 4 13.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,712 10.4% 2,798   2,716 -4 -0.1%
Educational Services 1,143 4.4% 1,209   1,052 91 8.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,701 10.4% 3,117   2,835 -134 -4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 229 0.9% 307   196 33 16.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,129 8.2% 2,244   1,878 251 13.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 610 2.3% 671   517 93 18.0%
Public Administration 644 2.5% 744   677 -33 -4.9%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 12   40 -31 -77.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,124 32,066 23,209
Male 16,538 54.9% 17,879   12,359 4,179 33.8%
Female 13,586 45.1% 14,187   10,850 2,736 25.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,124 32,066 23,209
Hispanic or Latino 12,170 40.4% 14,602   9,690 2,480 25.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,954 59.6% 17,464   12,473 5,481 43.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1,046 -1,046 -100.0%
 
Race 30,124 32,066 23,209
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,675 5.6% 1,975   1,687 -12 -0.7%
Asian 6 0.0% 10   276 -270 -97.8%
Black or African American 1,831 6.1% 1,764   1,309 522 39.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 12,606 41.8% 11,888   9,201 3,405 37.0%
Information Not Available 14,006 46.5% 16,429   0 14,006 0.0%
 
Years of Age 30,124 32,066 23,209
Younger than 22 865 2.1% 950   596 269 45.1%
22-24 1,595 3.9% 1,510   1,086 509 46.9%
25-34 6,213 15.2% 6,266   4,608 1,605 34.8%
35-44 7,798 19.1% 8,359   6,175 1,623 26.3%
45-54 7,957 19.4% 8,842   6,389 1,568 24.5%
55-59 2,790 6.8% 3,033   2,256 534 23.7%
60-64 1,816 4.4% 1,949   1,287 529 41.1%
65 and older 1,090 2.7% 1,157   812 278 34.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 30,124 32,066 23,209
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,934 11.6% 5,963   3,507 427 12.2%
Mining 71 0.2% 71   50 21 42.0%
Utilities 48 0.1% 48   46 2 4.3%
Construction 3,555 10.4% 3,427   2,420 1,135 46.9%
Manufacturing 2,160 6.3% 2,197   1,390 770 55.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,516 4.5% 1,635   1,239 277 22.4%
Retail Trade 2,400 7.0% 2,300   1,704 696 40.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 579 1.7% 598   555 24 4.3%
Information 435 1.3% 403   465 -30 -6.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,954 5.7% 1,333   1,006 948 94.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 644 1.9% 624   494 150 30.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,354 4.0% 1,301   1,037 317 30.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 78 0.2% 72   79 -1 -1.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,153 9.3% 3,150   2,200 953 43.3%
Educational Services 702 2.1% 814   685 17 2.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,777 5.2% 1,711   1,482 295 19.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 316 0.9% 393   258 58 22.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,094 3.2% 1,187   950 144 15.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 609 1.8% 592   477 132 27.7%
Public Administration 669 2.0% 877   790 -121 -15.3%
Information Not Available 3,076 9.0% 3,370   2,375 701 29.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 340,423 347,826 291,439
Male 181,458 53.3% 179,447   150,048 31,410 20.9%
Female 158,775 46.6% 168,288   141,211 17,564 12.4%
Information Not Available 190 0.1% 91   180 10 5.6%
 
Ethnicity 340,423 347,826 291,439
Hispanic or Latino 113,980 33.5% 116,577   96,034 17,946 18.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 188,671 55.4% 193,962   166,099 22,572 13.6%
Information Not Available 37,772 11.1% 37,287   29,306 8,466 28.9%
 
Race 340,423 347,826 291,439
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,227 0.9% 2,994   2,435 792 32.5%
Asian 23,726 7.0% 25,946   23,174 552 2.4%
Black or African American 32,932 9.7% 35,835   28,585 4,347 15.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 128,786 37.8% 129,187   111,905 16,881 15.1%
Information Not Available 151,752 44.6% 153,864   125,340 26,412 21.1%
 
Years of Age 340,423 347,826 291,439
Younger than 22 11,104 2.5% 11,431   9,739 1,365 14.0%
22-24 22,208 4.9% 19,414   15,961 6,247 39.1%
25-34 80,669 17.9% 84,462   67,179 13,490 20.1%
35-44 84,369 18.7% 85,822   75,113 9,256 12.3%
45-54 81,808 18.2% 83,464   68,892 12,916 18.7%
55-59 29,231 6.5% 31,117   27,413 1,818 6.6%
60-64 19,171 4.3% 18,235   16,051 3,120 19.4%
65 and older 11,768 2.6% 13,790   10,911 857 7.9%
Information Not Available 95 0.0% 91   180 -85 -47.2%
 
Industry 340,423 347,826 291,439
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 23,726 6.5% 23,678   21,732 1,994 9.2%
Mining 1,139 0.3% 907   541 598 110.5%
Utilities 949 0.3% 726   721 228 31.6%
Construction 42,802 11.8% 40,099   28,855 13,947 48.3%
Manufacturing 41,378 11.4% 44,091   37,512 3,866 10.3%
Wholesale Trade 3,701 1.0% 3,266   2,164 1,537 71.0%
Retail Trade 30,275 8.3% 30,936   27,683 2,592 9.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,352 2.3% 10,342   7,124 1,228 17.2%
Information 27,143 7.5% 27,670   25,699 1,444 5.6%
Finance and Insurance 15,090 4.1% 13,517   10,550 4,540 43.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 9,396 2.6% 8,165   4,509 4,887 108.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,461 1.2% 5,443   5,140 -679 -13.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 51,342 14.1% 50,442   46,349 4,993 10.8%
Educational Services 15,944 4.4% 24,495   13,616 2,328 17.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 22,018 6.0% 22,045   18,576 3,442 18.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,074 1.7% 5,534   5,140 934 18.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 10,914 3.0% 11,340   13,255 -2,341 -17.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9,870 2.7% 9,526   8,927 943 10.6%
Public Administration 3,227 0.9% 2,812   2,435 792 32.5%
Information Not Available 12,622 3.5% 12,792   10,911 1,711 15.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,237 18,750 17,650
Male 8,911 48.9% 8,998   8,860 51 0.6%
Female 9,326 51.1% 9,752   8,790 536 6.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,237 18,750 17,650
Hispanic or Latino 3,108 17.0% 3,438   3,127 -19 -0.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,319 67.5% 12,431   11,426 893 7.8%
Information Not Available 2,810 15.4% 2,881   3,097 -287 -9.3%
 
Race 18,237 18,750 17,650
American Indian or Alaskan Native 294 1.6% 320   312 -18 -5.8%
Asian 475 2.6% 481   364 111 30.5%
Black or African American 1,320 7.2% 1,395   1,488 -168 -11.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 81 0.4% 75   61 20 32.8%
White 12,623 69.2% 12,840   12,053 570 4.7%
Information Not Available 3,444 18.9% 3,639   3,372 72 2.1%
 
Years of Age 18,237 18,750 17,650
Younger than 22 244 0.8% 262   285 -41 -14.4%
22-24 572 1.9% 583   595 -23 -3.9%
25-34 3,522 11.9% 3,573   3,549 -27 -0.8%
35-44 4,630 15.6% 4,790   4,673 -43 -0.9%
45-54 5,493 18.5% 5,626   5,241 252 4.8%
55-59 2,026 6.8% 2,138   1,862 164 8.8%
60-64 1,206 4.1% 1,217   941 265 28.2%
65 and older 530 1.8% 556   493 37 7.5%
Information Not Available 14 0.0% 5   11 3 27.3%
 
Industry 18,237 18,750 17,650
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 99 0.5% 108   70 29 41.4%
Mining 105 0.6% 110   93 12 12.9%
Utilities 29 0.2% 23   18 11 61.1%
Construction 2,145 11.7% 2,299   2,172 -27 -1.2%
Manufacturing 1,790 9.8% 1,790   1,732 58 3.3%
Wholesale Trade 954 5.2% 923   795 159 20.0%
Retail Trade 1,670 9.1% 1,741   1,844 -174 -9.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 390 2.1% 445   488 -98 -20.1%
Information 698 3.8% 712   719 -21 -2.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,372 7.5% 1,262   1,130 242 21.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 501 2.7% 486   489 12 2.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,577 8.6% 1,544   1,505 72 4.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 211 1.2% 200   139 72 51.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,317 12.6% 2,237   2,035 282 13.9%
Educational Services 610 3.3% 652   589 21 3.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,340 7.3% 1,642   1,319 21 1.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 288 1.6% 291   315 -27 -8.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 785 4.3% 914   893 -108 -12.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 511 2.8% 509   533 -22 -4.1%
Public Administration 386 2.1% 413   352 34 9.7%
Information Not Available 459 2.5% 449   420 39 9.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,063 40,177 32,598
Male 16,657 52.0% 18,660   16,995 -338 -2.0%
Female 15,406 48.0% 21,517   15,603 -197 -1.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,063 40,177 32,598
Hispanic or Latino 4,488 14.0% 5,120   4,423 65 1.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,575 86.0% 35,057   28,175 -600 -2.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 32,063 40,177 32,598
American Indian or Alaskan Native 121 0.4% 134   117 4 3.4%
Asian 504 1.6% 552   482 22 4.6%
Black or African American 5,136 16.0% 5,765   5,288 -152 -2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,428 57.5% 20,822   18,782 -354 -1.9%
Information Not Available 7,874 24.6% 12,904   7,929 -55 -0.7%
 
Years of Age 32,063 40,177 32,598
Younger than 22 1,130 2.3% 1,255   1,113 17 1.5%
22-24 1,992 4.1% 2,266   1,987 5 0.3%
25-34 7,055 14.6% 8,298   7,011 44 0.6%
35-44 7,815 16.1% 9,893   8,306 -491 -5.9%
45-54 7,810 16.1% 9,852   7,873 -63 -0.8%
55-59 2,716 5.6% 3,459   2,860 -144 -5.0%
60-64 2,083 4.3% 2,771   2,042 41 2.0%
65 and older 1,462 3.0% 2,383   1,406 56 4.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 32,063 40,177 32,598
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 142 0.4% 185   291 -149 -51.2%
Mining 13 0.0% 9   11 2 18.2%
Utilities 50 0.2% 57   60 -10 -16.7%
Construction 2,630 8.2% 2,425   3,162 -532 -16.8%
Manufacturing 4,455 13.8% 4,482   4,526 -71 -1.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,601 5.0% 1,678   1,464 137 9.4%
Retail Trade 4,074 12.7% 4,375   4,680 -606 -12.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,131 3.5% 5,418   1,064 67 6.3%
Information 669 2.1% 719   691 -22 -3.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,031 6.3% 2,066   1,870 161 8.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 559 1.7% 557   497 62 12.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,857 5.8% 1,988   1,705 152 8.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 163 0.5% 163   225 -62 -27.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,534 11.0% 3,757   3,439 95 2.8%
Educational Services 1,068 3.3% 1,374   1,115 -47 -4.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,251 10.1% 3,750   3,189 62 1.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 720 2.2% 775   780 -60 -7.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,961 6.1% 3,869   1,847 114 6.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 995 3.1% 1,070   992 3 0.3%
Public Administration 623 1.9% 837   447 176 39.4%
Information Not Available 536 1.7% 623   543 -7 -1.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,804 5,730 5,295
Male 2,769 47.7% 2,757   2,371 398 16.8%
Female 3,035 52.3% 2,973   2,924 111 3.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,804 5,730 5,295
Hispanic or Latino 512 8.8% 487   355 157 44.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,097 87.8% 4,999   4,009 1,088 27.1%
Information Not Available 195 3.4% 244   931 -736 -79.1%
 
Race 5,804 5,730 5,295
American Indian or Alaskan Native 35 0.6% 27   32 3 9.4%
Asian 128 2.2% 143   155 -27 -17.4%
Black or African American 4,674 80.5% 4,591   4,046 628 15.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 57 1.0% 49   78 -21 -26.9%
White 850 14.6% 858   880 -30 -3.4%
Information Not Available 60 1.0% 62   104 -44 -42.3%
 
Years of Age 5,804 5,730 5,295
Younger than 22 140 2.2% 128   101 39 38.6%
22-24 328 5.1% 317   287 41 14.3%
25-34 1,448 22.6% 1,443   1,309 139 10.6%
35-44 1,513 23.6% 1,506   1,445 68 4.7%
45-54 1,563 24.4% 1,531   1,379 184 13.3%
55-59 454 7.1% 443   449 5 1.1%
60-64 238 3.7% 235   223 15 6.7%
65 and older 120 1.9% 127   102 18 17.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 5,804 5,730 5,295
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 3 0.1% 3   0 3 0.0%
Construction 20 0.3% 38   33 -13 -39.4%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 2   6 -6 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.0% 0   5 -3 -60.0%
Retail Trade 6 0.1% 4   13 -7 -53.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 2 0.0% 2   20 -18 -90.0%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 12 0.2% 11   12 0 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 20 0.3% 21   84 -64 -76.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11 0.2% 9   14 -3 -21.4%
Educational Services 21 0.4% 20   31 -10 -32.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13 0.2% 14   25 -12 -48.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2 0.0% 3   0 2 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 0 0.0% 4   5 -5 -100.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 11 0.2% 14   32 -21 -65.6%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 5,681 97.9% 5,585   5,013 668 13.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,832 9,517 6,455
Male 3,069 44.9% 4,073   2,837 232 8.2%
Female 3,763 55.1% 5,444   3,618 145 4.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,832 9,517 6,455
Hispanic or Latino 255 3.7% 365   231 24 10.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,577 96.3% 9,152   6,224 353 5.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 6,832 9,517 6,455
American Indian or Alaskan Native 12 0.2% 17   14 -2 -14.3%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 2,701 39.5% 3,663   2,753 -52 -1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 32 0.5% 67   51 -19 -37.3%
White 3,569 52.2% 5,036   3,207 362 11.3%
Information Not Available 517 7.6% 734   430 87 20.2%
 
Years of Age 6,832 9,517 6,455
Younger than 22 1,537 14.9% 2,107   1,293 244 18.9%
22-24 457 4.4% 636   492 -35 -7.1%
25-34 1,542 15.0% 2,195   1,534 8 0.5%
35-44 1,754 17.0% 2,455   1,630 124 7.6%
45-54 1,143 11.1% 1,571   1,051 92 8.8%
55-59 236 2.3% 334   248 -12 -4.8%
60-64 108 1.0% 129   110 -2 -1.8%
65 and older 49 0.5% 76   82 -33 -40.2%
Information Not Available 6 0.1% 14   15 -9 -60.0%
 
Industry 6,832 9,517 6,455
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 10 0.1% 19   23 -13 -56.5%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 7   7 0 0.0%
Construction 693 10.1% 870   483 210 43.5%
Manufacturing 492 7.2% 622   388 104 26.8%
Wholesale Trade 286 4.2% 346   269 17 6.3%
Retail Trade 1,127 16.5% 1,561   1,106 21 1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 236 3.4% 379   177 59 33.3%
Information 106 1.5% 145   103 3 2.9%
Finance and Insurance 652 9.5% 953   553 99 17.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 175 2.6% 238   128 47 36.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 305 4.5% 467   343 -38 -11.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 22 0.3% 33   24 -2 -8.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 979 14.3% 1,401   1,141 -162 -14.2%
Educational Services 187 2.7% 312   236 -49 -20.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 629 9.2% 856   546 83 15.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 83 1.2% 122   163 -80 -49.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 514 7.5% 751   485 29 6.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 216 3.2% 288   205 11 5.4%
Public Administration 71 1.0% 91   56 15 26.8%
Information Not Available 42 0.6% 56   17 25 147.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 122,370 124,092 90,307
Male 64,782 52.9% 64,955   44,249 20,533 46.4%
Female 57,476 47.0% 59,060   46,021 11,455 24.9%
Information Not Available 112 0.1% 77   37 75 202.7%
 
Ethnicity 122,370 124,092 90,307
Hispanic or Latino 41,178 33.7% 41,530   32,071 9,107 28.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 72,351 59.1% 72,916   50,339 22,012 43.7%
Information Not Available 8,841 7.2% 9,646   7,897 944 12.0%
 
Race 122,370 124,092 90,307
American Indian or Alaskan Native 674 0.6% 498   332 342 103.0%
Asian 562 0.5% 804   1,107 -545 -49.2%
Black or African American 24,204 19.8% 25,798   17,751 6,453 36.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,424 1.2% 1,684   2,399 -975 -40.6%
White 71,714 58.6% 69,548   48,161 23,553 48.9%
Information Not Available 23,792 19.4% 25,760   20,557 3,235 15.7%
 
Years of Age 122,370 124,092 90,307
Younger than 22 2,810 1.5% 2,565   1,919 891 46.4%
22-24 6,220 3.3% 6,048   4,761 1,459 30.6%
25-34 26,415 14.2% 24,727   17,899 8,516 47.6%
35-44 30,274 16.3% 31,080   25,280 4,994 19.8%
45-54 31,548 16.9% 31,769   22,807 8,741 38.3%
55-59 12,027 6.5% 12,899   7,861 4,166 53.0%
60-64 7,868 4.2% 9,148   4,798 3,070 64.0%
65 and older 5,208 2.8% 5,856   4,982 226 4.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 122,370 124,092 90,307
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,972 3.1% 4,899   3,912 60 1.5%
Mining 37 0.0% 38   74 -37 -50.0%
Utilities 337 0.3% 153   295 42 14.2%
Construction 14,388 11.4% 14,162   6,717 7,671 114.2%
Manufacturing 8,768 6.9% 8,229   6,016 2,752 45.7%
Wholesale Trade 5,583 4.4% 5,435   4,392 1,191 27.1%
Retail Trade 12,477 9.9% 11,981   9,042 3,435 38.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,923 2.3% 3,675   2,141 782 36.5%
Information 2,360 1.9% 2,832   2,104 256 12.2%
Finance and Insurance 6,782 5.4% 6,277   3,801 2,981 78.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,810 2.2% 2,603   2,067 743 35.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,519 5.2% 6,545   4,724 1,795 38.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 712 0.6% 536   480 232 48.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 23,830 18.9% 24,382   13,507 10,323 76.4%
Educational Services 1,873 1.5% 2,182   1,956 -83 -4.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,119 5.6% 7,005   6,274 845 13.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,072 2.4% 3,062   1,624 1,448 89.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,231 5.7% 7,808   5,794 1,437 24.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,997 2.4% 2,641   1,587 1,410 88.8%
Public Administration 1,124 0.9% 1,646   1,181 -57 -4.8%
Information Not Available 7,456 5.9% 8,001   12,619 -5,163 -40.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 55,802 55,991 50,393
Male 26,327 47.2% 26,223   23,067 3,260 14.1%
Female 28,744 51.5% 29,049   25,678 3,066 11.9%
Information Not Available 731 1.3% 719   1,648 -917 -55.6%
 
Ethnicity 55,802 55,991 50,393
Hispanic or Latino 258 0.5% 137   270 -12 -4.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 54,813 98.2% 55,135   48,475 6,338 13.1%
Information Not Available 731 1.3% 719   1,648 -917 -55.6%
 
Race 55,802 55,991 50,393
American Indian or Alaskan Native 272 0.5% 229   141 131 92.9%
Asian 637 1.1% 678   766 -129 -16.8%
Black or African American 30,364 54.4% 31,070   26,966 3,398 12.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 23,798 42.6% 23,295   20,872 2,926 14.0%
Information Not Available 731 1.3% 719   1,648 -917 -55.6%
 
Years of Age 55,802 55,991 50,393
Younger than 22 1,680 2.2% 1,588   1,435 245 17.1%
22-24 2,995 3.9% 2,889   2,606 389 14.9%
25-34 13,466 17.5% 13,415   11,808 1,658 14.0%
35-44 14,620 19.0% 14,638   13,604 1,016 7.5%
45-54 13,144 17.0% 13,442   11,994 1,150 9.6%
55-59 4,465 5.8% 4,507   3,781 684 18.1%
60-64 2,478 3.2% 2,559   2,175 303 13.9%
65 and older 1,357 1.8% 1,437   1,176 181 15.4%
Information Not Available 1,597 2.1% 1,516   1,814 -217 -12.0%
 
Industry 55,802 55,991 50,393
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 768 1.4% 768   917 -149 -16.2%
Mining 50 0.1% 52   34 16 47.1%
Utilities 148 0.3% 132   109 39 35.8%
Construction 3,626 6.4% 3,487   2,590 1,036 40.0%
Manufacturing 6,522 11.5% 6,486   6,648 -126 -1.9%
Wholesale Trade 3,372 6.0% 2,914   2,746 626 22.8%
Retail Trade 4,053 7.2% 4,168   3,724 329 8.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,377 2.4% 1,354   1,415 -38 -2.7%
Information 1,072 1.9% 1,055   1,101 -29 -2.6%
Finance and Insurance 2,116 3.7% 1,966   1,526 590 38.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,027 1.8% 1,043   979 48 4.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,884 15.7% 9,134   8,263 621 7.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 136 0.2% 138   76 60 78.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 220 0.4% 216   222 -2 -0.9%
Educational Services 1,393 2.5% 1,410   1,441 -48 -3.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,346 5.9% 3,538   3,046 300 9.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,667 4.7% 3,108   2,410 257 10.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 570 1.0% 590   582 -12 -2.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 805 1.4% 912   830 -25 -3.0%
Public Administration 751 1.3% 785   679 72 10.6%
Information Not Available 12,899 22.8% 12,735   11,055 1,844 16.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,799 7,349 5,798
Male 4,108 60.4% 4,484   3,592 516 14.4%
Female 2,690 39.6% 2,865   2,206 484 21.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,799 7,349 5,798
Hispanic or Latino 363 5.3% 388   301 62 20.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,153 75.8% 5,546   4,406 747 17.0%
Information Not Available 1,283 18.9% 1,415   1,091 192 17.6%
 
Race 6,799 7,349 5,798
American Indian or Alaskan Native 67 1.0% 67   55 12 21.8%
Asian 2,230 32.8% 2,395   1,927 303 15.7%
Black or African American 169 2.5% 160   141 28 19.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,675 24.6% 1,789   1,420 255 18.0%
White 1,804 26.5% 1,978   1,509 295 19.5%
Information Not Available 854 12.6% 960   746 108 14.5%
 
Years of Age 6,799 7,349 5,798
Younger than 22 155 1.9% 134   137 18 13.1%
22-24 296 3.6% 328   244 52 21.3%
25-34 1,461 17.9% 1,597   1,300 161 12.4%
35-44 1,701 20.8% 1,863   1,475 226 15.3%
45-54 1,806 22.1% 1,919   1,520 286 18.8%
55-59 697 8.5% 758   576 121 21.0%
60-64 425 5.2% 472   338 87 25.7%
65 and older 258 3.2% 278   208 50 24.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,799 7,349 5,798
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 198 2.8% 278   90 108 120.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 2 0.0% 3   1 1 100.0%
Construction 1,656 23.7% 1,808   1,429 227 15.9%
Manufacturing 198 2.8% 213   190 8 4.2%
Wholesale Trade 117 1.7% 138   114 3 2.6%
Retail Trade 389 5.6% 415   383 6 1.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 228 3.3% 243   215 13 6.0%
Information 136 1.9% 192   179 -43 -24.0%
Finance and Insurance 179 2.6% 152   98 81 82.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 111 1.6% 112   138 -27 -19.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 268 3.8% 286   248 20 8.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13 0.2% 18   18 -5 -27.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 638 9.1% 706   560 78 13.9%
Educational Services 59 0.8% 62   53 6 11.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 304 4.3% 322   346 -42 -12.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 56 0.8% 72   101 -45 -44.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,142 16.3% 1,027   529 613 115.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 173 2.5% 168   151 22 14.6%
Public Administration 140 2.0% 166   153 -13 -8.5%
Information Not Available 792 11.3% 968   802 -10 -1.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,209 16,765 18,377
Male 8,052 52.9% 8,432   10,474 -2,422 -23.1%
Female 7,157 47.1% 8,333   7,903 -746 -9.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,209 16,765 18,377
Hispanic or Latino 520 3.4% 571   494 26 5.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,495 95.3% 15,993   17,679 -3,184 -18.0%
Information Not Available 194 1.3% 201   204 -10 -4.9%
 
Race 15,209 16,765 18,377
American Indian or Alaskan Native 81 0.5% 81   96 -15 -15.6%
Asian 111 0.7% 134   133 -22 -16.5%
Black or African American 820 5.4% 874   831 -11 -1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,483 88.7% 14,904   16,619 -3,136 -18.9%
Information Not Available 714 4.7% 772   698 16 2.3%
 
Years of Age 15,209 16,765 18,377
Younger than 22 432 1.6% 437   555 -123 -22.2%
22-24 831 3.0% 938   1,048 -217 -20.7%
25-34 3,330 12.0% 3,534   4,097 -767 -18.7%
35-44 3,709 13.4% 4,033   4,456 -747 -16.8%
45-54 4,033 14.5% 4,423   4,931 -898 -18.2%
55-59 1,357 4.9% 1,542   1,645 -288 -17.5%
60-64 914 3.3% 1,057   991 -77 -7.8%
65 and older 595 2.1% 794   643 -48 -7.5%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 7   11 -3 -27.3%
 
Industry 15,209 16,765 18,377
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 106 0.7% 110   123 -17 -13.8%
Mining 33 0.2% 33   31 2 6.5%
Utilities 31 0.2% 31   28 3 10.7%
Construction 1,797 11.7% 1,807   2,094 -297 -14.2%
Manufacturing 3,595 23.5% 3,617   5,570 -1,975 -35.5%
Wholesale Trade 736 4.8% 825   779 -43 -5.5%
Retail Trade 1,763 11.5% 1,813   1,706 57 3.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 458 3.0% 772   524 -66 -12.6%
Information 587 3.8% 714   598 -11 -1.8%
Finance and Insurance 562 3.7% 525   522 40 7.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 195 1.3% 201   197 -2 -1.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 603 3.9% 673   853 -250 -29.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37 0.2% 40   12 25 208.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,339 8.7% 1,458   1,690 -351 -20.8%
Educational Services 313 2.0% 367   364 -51 -14.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,231 8.0% 1,420   1,248 -17 -1.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 138 0.9% 181   167 -29 -17.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 885 5.8% 1,139   936 -51 -5.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 415 2.7% 634   428 -13 -3.0%
Public Administration 217 1.4% 217   256 -39 -15.2%
Information Not Available 168 1.1% 188   251 -83 -33.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,531 8,556 5,483
Male 4,131 54.9% 4,307   2,683 1,448 54.0%
Female 3,400 45.1% 4,248   2,800 600 21.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,531 8,556 5,483
Hispanic or Latino 868 11.5% 1,126   588 280 47.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,182 82.1% 6,955   4,194 1,988 47.4%
Information Not Available 481 6.4% 475   701 -220 -31.4%
 
Race 7,531 8,556 5,483
American Indian or Alaskan Native 145 1.9% 184   136 9 6.6%
Asian 152 2.0% 157   90 62 68.9%
Black or African American 62 0.8% 64   44 18 40.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 33 0.4% 35   15 18 120.0%
White 5,964 79.2% 6,666   4,386 1,578 36.0%
Information Not Available 1,175 15.6% 1,450   812 363 44.7%
 
Years of Age 7,531 8,556 5,483
Younger than 22 204 1.6% 244   136 68 50.0%
22-24 368 2.8% 371   292 76 26.0%
25-34 1,640 12.6% 1,796   1,172 468 39.9%
35-44 1,803 13.8% 1,954   1,400 403 28.8%
45-54 2,028 15.5% 2,370   1,430 598 41.8%
55-59 782 6.0% 894   510 272 53.3%
60-64 453 3.5% 532   355 98 27.6%
65 and older 253 1.9% 395   188 65 34.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,531 8,556 5,483
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 150 2.0% 196   190 -40 -21.1%
Mining 18 0.2% 19   12 6 50.0%
Utilities 11 0.1% 9   10 1 10.0%
Construction 1,042 13.6% 898   526 516 98.1%
Manufacturing 1,573 20.5% 2,022   739 834 112.9%
Wholesale Trade 302 3.9% 350   301 1 0.3%
Retail Trade 677 8.8% 705   544 133 24.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 231 3.0% 533   180 51 28.3%
Information 115 1.5% 125   104 11 10.6%
Finance and Insurance 290 3.8% 248   173 117 67.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 98 1.3% 86   57 41 71.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 320 4.2% 316   210 110 52.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13 0.2% 11   3 10 333.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 568 7.4% 603   418 150 35.9%
Educational Services 133 1.7% 127   141 -8 -5.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 478 6.2% 602   457 21 4.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 81 1.1% 74   67 14 20.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 297 3.9% 348   267 30 11.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 120 1.6% 217   125 -5 -4.0%
Public Administration 173 2.3% 207   144 29 20.1%
Information Not Available 841 10.9% 860   815 26 3.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 108,067 117,536 102,706
Male 57,049 52.8% 58,663   53,502 3,547 6.6%
Female 51,018 47.2% 58,873   49,204 1,814 3.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 108,067 117,536 102,706
Hispanic or Latino 12,058 11.2% 12,796   11,359 699 6.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 96,009 88.8% 104,740   91,347 4,662 5.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 108,067 117,536 102,706
American Indian or Alaskan Native 385 0.4% 393   316 69 21.8%
Asian 2,566 2.4% 2,710   2,297 269 11.7%
Black or African American 31,753 29.7% 33,991   29,874 1,879 6.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 71,478 66.8% 79,512   69,603 1,875 2.7%
Information Not Available 884 0.8% 930   616 268 43.5%
 
Years of Age 108,067 117,536 102,706
Younger than 22 2,765 1.6% 2,833   2,641 124 4.7%
22-24 5,702 3.3% 5,976   5,426 276 5.1%
25-34 26,401 15.2% 27,815   24,702 1,699 6.9%
35-44 27,540 15.8% 29,897   27,156 384 1.4%
45-54 27,664 15.9% 30,444   26,426 1,238 4.7%
55-59 9,433 5.4% 10,591   8,743 690 7.9%
60-64 5,516 3.2% 6,488   4,883 633 13.0%
65 and older 3,046 1.8% 3,492   2,729 317 11.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 108,067 117,536 102,706
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 221 0.2% 286   232 -11 -4.7%
Mining 605 0.6% 483   245 360 146.9%
Utilities 138 0.1% 139   169 -31 -18.3%
Construction 12,752 11.8% 12,319   11,791 961 8.2%
Manufacturing 16,462 15.2% 16,212   16,874 -412 -2.4%
Wholesale Trade 5,296 4.9% 5,603   5,323 -27 -0.5%
Retail Trade 10,718 9.9% 11,439   10,496 222 2.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,824 4.5% 8,497   5,001 -177 -3.5%
Information 2,357 2.2% 2,424   2,524 -167 -6.6%
Finance and Insurance 7,502 6.9% 7,128   5,418 2,084 38.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,864 1.7% 1,878   1,665 199 12.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,625 6.1% 6,893   5,874 751 12.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 292 0.3% 358   279 13 4.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,334 11.4% 13,326   11,564 770 6.7%
Educational Services 3,507 3.2% 3,682   3,675 -168 -4.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,307 7.7% 9,212   7,983 324 4.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,126 1.0% 1,258   1,066 60 5.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,375 5.0% 7,704   5,396 -21 -0.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,920 2.7% 3,342   3,022 -102 -3.4%
Public Administration 2,617 2.4% 3,021   2,136 481 22.5%
Information Not Available 2,225 2.1% 2,332   1,973 252 12.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 44,211 45,760 43,084
Male 23,770 53.8% 23,323   23,297 473 2.0%
Female 20,385 46.1% 22,376   19,779 606 3.1%
Information Not Available 56 0.1% 61   8 48 600.0%
 
Ethnicity 44,211 45,760 43,084
Hispanic or Latino 1,718 3.9% 1,787   1,653 65 3.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,454 75.7% 34,805   39,821 -6,367 -16.0%
Information Not Available 9,039 20.4% 9,168   1,610 7,429 461.4%
 
Race 44,211 45,760 43,084
American Indian or Alaskan Native 225 0.5% 245   173 52 30.1%
Asian 339 0.8% 289   272 67 24.6%
Black or African American 7,423 16.8% 8,090   6,623 800 12.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 39 0.1% 39   51 -12 -23.5%
White 34,118 77.2% 34,988   33,790 328 1.0%
Information Not Available 2,067 4.7% 2,109   2,175 -108 -5.0%
 
Years of Age 44,211 45,760 43,084
Younger than 22 1,203 1.6% 1,113   1,166 37 3.2%
22-24 2,419 3.2% 2,447   2,433 -14 -0.6%
25-34 10,695 14.1% 11,083   10,457 238 2.3%
35-44 11,671 15.3% 11,825   11,382 289 2.5%
45-54 11,151 14.7% 11,668   10,740 411 3.8%
55-59 3,665 4.8% 3,867   3,613 52 1.4%
60-64 2,216 2.9% 2,379   2,085 131 6.3%
65 and older 1,191 1.6% 1,378   1,208 -17 -1.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 44,211 45,760 43,084
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 80 0.2% 86   98 -18 -18.4%
Mining 100 0.2% 85   67 33 49.3%
Utilities 194 0.4% 193   43 151 351.2%
Construction 4,339 9.8% 4,168   4,312 27 0.6%
Manufacturing 11,688 26.4% 10,365   11,960 -272 -2.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,740 3.9% 1,857   1,607 133 8.3%
Retail Trade 3,928 8.9% 3,996   3,822 106 2.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,372 3.1% 1,859   1,335 37 2.8%
Information 453 1.0% 494   493 -40 -8.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,610 3.6% 1,596   1,341 269 20.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 691 1.6% 654   576 115 20.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,590 3.6% 1,600   1,545 45 2.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 95 0.2% 130   134 -39 -29.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,045 9.1% 4,189   4,287 -242 -5.6%
Educational Services 820 1.9% 1,096   933 -113 -12.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,565 8.0% 4,331   3,217 348 10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 416 0.9% 494   477 -61 -12.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,904 4.3% 2,585   1,816 88 4.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,018 2.3% 1,119   930 88 9.5%
Public Administration 318 0.7% 400   354 -36 -10.2%
Information Not Available 4,245 9.6% 4,463   3,737 508 13.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,069 15,776 14,961
Male 7,832 52.0% 7,851   7,524 308 4.1%
Female 7,237 48.0% 7,925   7,437 -200 -2.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,069 15,776 14,961
Hispanic or Latino 855 5.7% 792   819 36 4.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,155 54.1% 8,600   8,532 -377 -4.4%
Information Not Available 6,059 40.2% 6,384   5,610 449 8.0%
 
Race 15,069 15,776 14,961
American Indian or Alaskan Native 218 1.4% 245   231 -13 -5.6%
Asian 187 1.2% 179   126 61 48.4%
Black or African American 2,555 17.0% 2,641   2,449 106 4.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1% 23   19 3 15.8%
White 11,038 73.2% 11,644   11,086 -48 -0.4%
Information Not Available 1,049 7.0% 1,044   1,050 -1 -0.1%
 
Years of Age 15,069 15,776 14,961
Younger than 22 420 1.7% 444   432 -12 -2.8%
22-24 807 3.2% 840   889 -82 -9.2%
25-34 3,676 14.5% 3,760   3,559 117 3.3%
35-44 3,747 14.8% 3,912   3,688 59 1.6%
45-54 3,905 15.4% 4,096   3,954 -49 -1.2%
55-59 1,312 5.2% 1,366   1,257 55 4.4%
60-64 766 3.0% 865   732 34 4.6%
65 and older 436 1.7% 493   450 -14 -3.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,069 15,776 14,961
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 113 0.7% 113   228 -115 -50.4%
Mining 96 0.6% 111   76 20 26.3%
Utilities 26 0.2% 29   13 13 100.0%
Construction 1,617 10.7% 1,637   1,433 184 12.8%
Manufacturing 2,381 15.7% 2,162   1,874 507 27.1%
Wholesale Trade 751 4.9% 763   1,170 -419 -35.8%
Retail Trade 1,252 8.2% 1,334   1,219 33 2.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 434 2.9% 430   458 -24 -5.2%
Information 1,019 6.7% 1,001   590 429 72.7%
Finance and Insurance 648 4.3% 619   496 152 30.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 258 1.7% 296   261 -3 -1.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 718 4.7% 797   837 -119 -14.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.4% 52   36 21 58.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,342 8.8% 1,496   1,416 -74 -5.2%
Educational Services 348 2.3% 385   442 -94 -21.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,354 8.9% 1,583   1,625 -271 -16.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 114 0.8% 112   85 29 34.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 580 3.8% 739   721 -141 -19.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 462 3.0% 500   400 62 15.5%
Public Administration 385 2.5% 437   358 27 7.5%
Information Not Available 1,114 7.3% 1,180   1,223 -109 -8.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,479 27,337 27,639
Male 14,003 57.2% 16,296   16,921 -2,918 -17.2%
Female 10,476 42.8% 11,041   10,718 -242 -2.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,479 27,337 27,639
Hispanic or Latino 22 0.1% 47   32 -10 -31.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,457 99.9% 27,290   27,607 -3,150 -11.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 24,479 27,337 27,639
American Indian or Alaskan Native 165 0.7% 121   181 -16 -8.8%
Asian 95 0.4% 82   113 -18 -15.9%
Black or African American 2,887 11.8% 3,460   3,624 -737 -20.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0% 0   23 -14 -60.9%
White 21,046 86.0% 23,275   23,372 -2,326 -10.0%
Information Not Available 277 1.1% 399   326 -49 -15.0%
 
Years of Age 24,479 27,337 27,639
Younger than 22 551 1.2% 688   625 -74 -11.8%
22-24 1,331 3.0% 1,368   1,280 51 4.0%
25-34 6,094 13.8% 6,420   6,881 -787 -11.4%
35-44 6,404 14.5% 7,917   7,773 -1,369 -17.6%
45-54 6,146 13.9% 6,827   7,135 -989 -13.9%
55-59 1,916 4.3% 2,123   1,941 -25 -1.3%
60-64 1,331 3.0% 1,267   1,181 150 12.7%
65 and older 706 1.6% 727   823 -117 -14.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 24,479 27,337 27,639
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 95 0.4% 82   32 63 196.9%
Mining 594 2.4% 590   706 -112 -15.9%
Utilities 61 0.2% 47   36 25 69.4%
Construction 2,743 11.2% 2,369   2,868 -125 -4.4%
Manufacturing 6,202 25.2% 9,079   9,094 -2,892 -31.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,049 4.3% 915   955 94 9.8%
Retail Trade 1,924 7.8% 1,888   2,203 -279 -12.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 793 3.2% 888   1,140 -347 -30.4%
Information 485 2.0% 418   416 69 16.6%
Finance and Insurance 854 3.5% 719   688 166 24.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 299 1.2% 227   258 41 15.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 815 3.3% 962   837 -22 -2.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 30 0.1% 31   54 -24 -44.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,054 8.4% 2,017   2,154 -100 -4.6%
Educational Services 646 2.6% 919   701 -55 -7.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,050 8.3% 1,830   1,755 295 16.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 256 1.0% 282   312 -56 -17.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 962 3.9% 1,110   1,176 -214 -18.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 680 2.8% 516   647 33 5.1%
Public Administration 303 1.2% 422   303 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 1,584 6.4% 2,026   1,304 280 21.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,507 20,557 18,194
Male 8,651 46.7% 9,215   7,698 953 12.4%
Female 9,856 53.3% 11,342   10,496 -640 -6.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,507 20,557 18,194
Hispanic or Latino 372 2.0% 402   366 6 1.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,985 97.2% 19,965   17,584 401 2.3%
Information Not Available 150 0.8% 190   244 -94 -38.5%
 
Race 18,507 20,557 18,194
American Indian or Alaskan Native 88 0.5% 108   117 -29 -24.8%
Asian 124 0.7% 103   117 7 6.0%
Black or African American 9,790 52.9% 11,299   10,335 -545 -5.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1% 24   21 2 9.5%
White 8,344 45.1% 8,844   7,543 801 10.6%
Information Not Available 138 0.7% 179   61 77 126.2%
 
Years of Age 18,507 20,557 18,194
Younger than 22 561 2.2% 603   501 60 12.0%
22-24 1,278 4.9% 1,408   1,153 125 10.8%
25-34 4,863 18.7% 5,370   4,623 240 5.2%
35-44 4,574 17.6% 5,070   4,662 -88 -1.9%
45-54 4,436 17.1% 5,060   4,445 -9 -0.2%
55-59 1,401 5.4% 1,567   1,422 -21 -1.5%
60-64 864 3.3% 914   840 24 2.9%
65 and older 530 2.0% 565   548 -18 -3.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,507 20,557 18,194
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 133 0.7% 140   86 47 54.7%
Mining 229 1.2% 235   189 40 21.2%
Utilities 66 0.4% 71   32 34 106.3%
Construction 2,631 14.1% 2,784   1,724 907 52.6%
Manufacturing 1,492 8.0% 1,609   948 544 57.4%
Wholesale Trade 401 2.2% 401   452 -51 -11.3%
Retail Trade 1,417 7.6% 1,522   1,353 64 4.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 559 3.0% 590   422 137 32.5%
Information 335 1.8% 337   465 -130 -28.0%
Finance and Insurance 491 2.6% 508   413 78 18.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 250 1.3% 250   295 -45 -15.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,066 5.7% 953   747 319 42.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 246 1.3% 239   28 218 778.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,143 6.1% 1,200   1,301 -158 -12.1%
Educational Services 475 2.5% 519   691 -216 -31.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,872 10.0% 2,474   1,549 323 20.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 335 1.8% 349   348 -13 -3.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,054 5.7% 1,322   1,081 -27 -2.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 797 4.3% 953   440 357 81.1%
Public Administration 300 1.6% 346   389 -89 -22.9%
Information Not Available 3,215 17.2% 3,755   5,241 -2,026 -38.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 66,203 79,634 64,705
Male 37,413 56.5% 42,198   36,073 1,340 3.7%
Female 28,790 43.5% 37,436   28,632 158 0.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 66,203 79,634 64,705
Hispanic or Latino 6,311 9.5% 7,724   6,301 10 0.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 58,427 88.3% 70,337   56,970 1,457 2.6%
Information Not Available 1,465 2.2% 1,573   1,434 31 2.2%
 
Race 66,203 79,634 64,705
American Indian or Alaskan Native 181 0.3% 218   171 10 5.8%
Asian 1,880 2.8% 2,047   1,905 -25 -1.3%
Black or African American 6,079 9.2% 7,491   5,958 121 2.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1% 37   36 -1 -2.8%
White 52,376 79.1% 63,081   51,311 1,065 2.1%
Information Not Available 5,652 8.5% 6,760   5,324 328 6.2%
 
Years of Age 66,203 79,634 64,705
Younger than 22 1,878 1.6% 2,037   1,891 -13 -0.7%
22-24 3,421 3.0% 3,685   3,343 78 2.3%
25-34 14,183 12.4% 16,125   13,835 348 2.5%
35-44 16,730 14.6% 20,355   17,114 -384 -2.2%
45-54 17,261 15.1% 20,986   16,497 764 4.6%
55-59 6,146 5.4% 7,655   5,961 185 3.1%
60-64 4,217 3.7% 5,385   3,834 383 10.0%
65 and older 2,367 2.1% 3,406   2,230 137 6.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 66,203 79,634 64,705
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 459 0.7% 412   509 -50 -9.8%
Mining 68 0.1% 79   66 2 3.0%
Utilities 68 0.1% 64   58 10 17.2%
Construction 7,860 11.8% 7,492   7,988 -128 -1.6%
Manufacturing 7,682 11.5% 8,280   7,820 -138 -1.8%
Wholesale Trade 3,643 5.5% 3,799   3,354 289 8.6%
Retail Trade 6,411 9.6% 6,840   7,056 -645 -9.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,751 2.6% 6,713   1,828 -77 -4.2%
Information 1,639 2.5% 1,777   1,739 -100 -5.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,344 5.0% 3,329   2,765 579 20.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,120 1.7% 1,164   1,091 29 2.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,202 7.8% 5,582   5,014 188 3.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 152 0.2% 160   85 67 78.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,171 9.3% 6,312   5,492 679 12.4%
Educational Services 1,305 2.0% 1,618   1,308 -3 -0.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,718 8.6% 6,800   5,639 79 1.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 645 1.0% 763   596 49 8.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,555 5.3% 5,809   3,212 343 10.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,696 4.0% 3,239   2,831 -135 -4.8%
Public Administration 1,972 3.0% 2,953   2,081 -109 -5.2%
Information Not Available 4,742 7.1% 6,449   4,173 569 13.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,525 35,519 29,482
Male 16,161 49.7% 16,338   14,530 1,631 11.2%
Female 16,364 50.3% 19,181   14,952 1,412 9.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,525 35,519 29,482
Hispanic or Latino 1,121 3.4% 1,112   933 188 20.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,773 94.6% 33,787   28,001 2,772 9.9%
Information Not Available 631 1.9% 620   548 83 15.1%
 
Race 32,525 35,519 29,482
American Indian or Alaskan Native 90 0.3% 91   86 4 4.7%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 15,194 46.7% 17,093   11,661 3,533 30.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 74 0.2% 78   55 19 34.5%
White 14,936 45.9% 16,525   10,438 4,498 43.1%
Information Not Available 2,231 6.9% 1,732   7,242 -5,011 -69.2%
 
Years of Age 32,525 35,519 29,482
Younger than 22 1,005 2.2% 997   943 62 6.6%
22-24 1,917 4.2% 1,902   1,709 208 12.2%
25-34 7,510 16.4% 7,861   6,763 747 11.0%
35-44 8,238 18.0% 8,843   7,651 587 7.7%
45-54 8,230 18.0% 8,935   7,357 873 11.9%
55-59 2,758 6.0% 3,139   2,475 283 11.4%
60-64 1,701 3.7% 2,030   1,195 506 42.3%
65 and older 1,165 2.5% 1,805   1,068 97 9.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 7   321 -320 -99.7%
 
Industry 32,525 35,519 29,482
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 42 0.1% 46   38 4 10.5%
Mining 18 0.1% 18   59 -41 -69.5%
Utilities 31 0.1% 34   25 6 24.0%
Construction 3,650 11.2% 3,413   3,308 342 10.3%
Manufacturing 827 2.5% 822   516 311 60.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,316 4.0% 1,247   1,291 25 1.9%
Retail Trade 1,306 4.0% 1,316   1,252 54 4.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 845 2.6% 2,801   652 193 29.6%
Information 696 2.1% 660   693 3 0.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,886 5.8% 1,571   1,321 565 42.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 793 2.4% 766   686 107 15.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,791 8.6% 2,734   2,782 9 0.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.0% 17   35 -25 -71.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,324 13.3% 4,468   4,127 197 4.8%
Educational Services 893 2.7% 1,195   859 34 4.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,810 8.6% 3,416   2,426 384 15.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 383 1.2% 1,061   339 44 13.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,848 5.7% 2,462   1,771 77 4.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 992 3.0% 1,160   1,020 -28 -2.7%
Public Administration 551 1.7% 559   402 149 37.1%
Information Not Available 6,513 20.0% 5,753   5,880 633 10.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,604 6,409 5,781
Male 2,874 51.3% 3,079   3,089 -215 -7.0%
Female 2,730 48.7% 3,330   2,692 38 1.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,604 6,409 5,781
Hispanic or Latino 65 1.2% 54   55 10 18.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,707 84.0% 5,414   4,939 -232 -4.7%
Information Not Available 832 14.8% 941   787 45 5.7%
 
Race 5,604 6,409 5,781
American Indian or Alaskan Native 54 1.0% 61   63 -9 -14.3%
Asian 36 0.6% 35   41 -5 -12.2%
Black or African American 72 1.3% 65   47 25 53.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 4,825 86.1% 5,539   5,076 -251 -4.9%
Information Not Available 617 11.0% 709   554 63 11.4%
 
Years of Age 5,604 6,409 5,781
Younger than 22 218 2.2% 248   270 -52 -19.3%
22-24 341 3.4% 374   361 -20 -5.5%
25-34 1,157 11.5% 1,238   1,126 31 2.8%
35-44 1,376 13.6% 1,625   1,451 -75 -5.2%
45-54 1,526 15.1% 1,726   1,583 -57 -3.6%
55-59 524 5.2% 661   583 -59 -10.1%
60-64 331 3.3% 373   285 46 16.1%
65 and older 131 1.3% 164   122 9 7.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 5,604 6,409 5,781
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 38 0.7% 77   79 -41 -51.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 1 0.0% 8   9 -8 -88.9%
Construction 267 4.7% 334   551 -284 -51.5%
Manufacturing 341 6.0% 434   797 -456 -57.2%
Wholesale Trade 109 1.9% 140   171 -62 -36.3%
Retail Trade 314 5.6% 451   641 -327 -51.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 50 0.9% 179   102 -52 -51.0%
Information 43 0.8% 70   76 -33 -43.4%
Finance and Insurance 55 1.0% 88   175 -120 -68.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 20 0.4% 24   47 -27 -57.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 101 1.8% 141   182 -81 -44.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4 0.1% 5   7 -3 -42.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 199 3.5% 225   284 -85 -29.9%
Educational Services 80 1.4% 140   139 -59 -42.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 296 5.2% 489   479 -183 -38.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 36 0.6% 51   59 -23 -39.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 138 2.4% 226   268 -130 -48.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 66 1.2% 175   157 -91 -58.0%
Public Administration 35 0.6% 52   145 -110 -75.9%
Information Not Available 3,411 60.5% 3,100   1,412 1,999 141.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 99,817 106,711 108,177
Male 53,986 54.1% 55,245   59,896 -5,910 -9.9%
Female 45,821 45.9% 51,458   48,278 -2,457 -5.1%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 8   3 7 233.3%
 
Ethnicity 99,817 106,711 108,177
Hispanic or Latino 2,805 2.8% 2,838   3,166 -361 -11.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 72,073 72.2% 77,392   80,089 -8,016 -10.0%
Information Not Available 24,939 25.0% 26,481   24,922 17 0.1%
 
Race 99,817 106,711 108,177
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,017 1.0% 1,082   1,100 -83 -7.5%
Asian 800 0.8% 823   1,001 -201 -20.1%
Black or African American 14,889 14.9% 15,762   16,809 -1,920 -11.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 51 0.1% 61   100 -49 -49.0%
White 55,123 55.2% 59,274   61,361 -6,238 -10.2%
Information Not Available 27,937 28.0% 29,709   27,806 131 0.5%
 
Years of Age 99,817 106,711 108,177
Younger than 22 2,877 1.9% 3,214   3,499 -622 -17.8%
22-24 5,783 3.8% 6,123   6,341 -558 -8.8%
25-34 24,069 16.0% 25,274   26,147 -2,078 -7.9%
35-44 26,256 17.4% 27,687   29,147 -2,891 -9.9%
45-54 25,754 17.1% 27,887   27,480 -1,726 -6.3%
55-59 8,279 5.5% 9,045   8,744 -465 -5.3%
60-64 4,470 3.0% 4,876   4,430 40 0.9%
65 and older 2,326 1.5% 2,603   2,389 -63 -2.6%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   0 3 0.0%
 
Industry 99,817 106,711 108,177
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 413 0.4% 426   458 -45 -9.8%
Mining 111 0.1% 123   129 -18 -14.0%
Utilities 78 0.1% 82   84 -6 -7.1%
Construction 9,307 9.3% 9,418   11,576 -2,269 -19.6%
Manufacturing 19,945 19.9% 20,119   22,040 -2,095 -9.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,606 3.6% 3,837   3,973 -367 -9.2%
Retail Trade 11,158 11.1% 11,221   9,514 1,644 17.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,802 2.8% 2,922   2,882 -80 -2.8%
Information 1,092 1.1% 1,236   1,289 -197 -15.3%
Finance and Insurance 3,388 3.4% 3,254   3,167 221 7.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,472 1.5% 1,463   1,641 -169 -10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,580 5.6% 5,919   6,390 -810 -12.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 769 0.8% 733   1,159 -390 -33.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,127 11.1% 11,749   12,233 -1,106 -9.0%
Educational Services 3,515 3.5% 4,213   4,098 -583 -14.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,879 7.9% 9,818   7,826 53 0.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,107 1.1% 1,553   1,184 -77 -6.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,298 4.3% 5,745   5,254 -956 -18.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,329 2.3% 2,758   2,723 -394 -14.5%
Public Administration 994 1.0% 1,108   1,105 -111 -10.0%
Information Not Available 8,847 8.8% 9,014   9,452 -605 -6.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,658 35,602 30,360
Male 18,772 57.5% 19,399   17,379 1,393 8.0%
Female 13,886 42.5% 16,202   12,941 945 7.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   40 -40 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,658 35,602 30,360
Hispanic or Latino 997 3.1% 1,089   999 -2 -0.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 29,088 89.1% 31,708   26,956 2,132 7.9%
Information Not Available 2,573 7.9% 2,805   2,405 168 7.0%
 
Race 32,658 35,602 30,360
American Indian or Alaskan Native 456 1.4% 567   392 64 16.3%
Asian 778 2.4% 861   617 161 26.1%
Black or African American 2,949 9.0% 3,265   2,925 24 0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 169 0.5% 178   149 20 13.4%
White 26,599 81.4% 28,951   24,697 1,902 7.7%
Information Not Available 1,707 5.2% 1,780   1,580 127 8.0%
 
Years of Age 32,658 35,602 30,360
Younger than 22 1,023 1.8% 1,153   966 57 5.9%
22-24 1,916 3.3% 2,045   1,868 48 2.6%
25-34 7,832 13.6% 8,373   7,181 651 9.1%
35-44 8,027 13.9% 8,760   7,525 502 6.7%
45-54 8,374 14.5% 9,279   8,070 304 3.8%
55-59 2,959 5.1% 3,241   2,664 295 11.1%
60-64 1,669 2.9% 1,803   1,369 300 21.9%
65 and older 491 0.9% 571   422 69 16.4%
Information Not Available 367 0.6% 377   295 72 24.4%
 
Industry 32,658 35,602 30,360
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 219 0.7% 254   212 7 3.3%
Mining 30 0.1% 38   44 -14 -31.8%
Utilities 123 0.4% 157   106 17 16.0%
Construction 5,221 15.9% 4,857   4,257 964 22.6%
Manufacturing 4,854 14.8% 5,286   6,211 -1,357 -21.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,867 5.7% 2,013   1,721 146 8.5%
Retail Trade 3,157 9.6% 3,124   2,732 425 15.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 926 2.8% 1,167   888 38 4.3%
Information 816 2.5% 822   681 135 19.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,763 5.4% 1,746   1,273 490 38.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 587 1.8% 602   580 7 1.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,799 5.5% 1,953   1,487 312 21.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 626 1.9% 638   586 40 6.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,799 8.5% 3,012   2,458 341 13.9%
Educational Services 1,235 3.8% 1,650   1,185 50 4.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,812 8.6% 3,222   2,367 445 18.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 451 1.4% 435   407 44 10.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,592 4.8% 2,227   1,421 171 12.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,027 3.1% 1,670   919 108 11.8%
Public Administration 550 1.7% 530   410 140 34.1%
Information Not Available 204 0.6% 199   415 -211 -50.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 37,976 45,007 38,502
Male 18,976 50.0% 21,184   19,549 -573 -2.9%
Female 18,997 50.0% 23,815   18,948 49 0.3%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 8   5 -2 -40.0%
 
Ethnicity 37,976 45,007 38,502
Hispanic or Latino 408 1.1% 462   413 -5 -1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,006 34.2% 14,883   12,216 790 6.5%
Information Not Available 24,562 64.7% 29,662   25,873 -1,311 -5.1%
 
Race 37,976 45,007 38,502
American Indian or Alaskan Native 295 0.8% 344   307 -12 -3.9%
Asian 265 0.7% 292   289 -24 -8.3%
Black or African American 9,900 26.1% 11,983   9,783 117 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 358 0.9% 368   290 68 23.4%
White 25,750 67.8% 30,080   24,932 818 3.3%
Information Not Available 1,408 3.7% 1,940   2,901 -1,493 -51.5%
 
Years of Age 37,976 45,007 38,502
Younger than 22 1,160 1.9% 1,197   1,040 120 11.5%
22-24 2,264 3.7% 2,259   2,153 111 5.2%
25-34 8,996 14.6% 9,949   9,193 -197 -2.1%
35-44 9,585 15.5% 11,463   10,035 -450 -4.5%
45-54 9,850 15.9% 11,849   9,953 -103 -1.0%
55-59 3,152 5.1% 3,871   3,140 12 0.4%
60-64 1,900 3.1% 2,551   1,840 60 3.3%
65 and older 1,045 1.7% 1,844   1,148 -103 -9.0%
Information Not Available 24 0.0% 24   0 24 0.0%
 
Industry 37,976 45,007 38,502
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 148 0.4% 204   160 -12 -7.5%
Mining 82 0.2% 56   97 -15 -15.5%
Utilities 58 0.2% 62   69 -11 -15.9%
Construction 4,220 11.1% 3,844   4,227 -7 -0.2%
Manufacturing 6,669 17.5% 8,353   8,094 -1,425 -17.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,720 4.5% 1,623   1,593 127 8.0%
Retail Trade 3,842 10.1% 4,464   4,364 -522 -12.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,440 3.8% 3,447   1,378 62 4.5%
Information 866 2.3% 900   1,087 -221 -20.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,777 4.7% 1,710   1,295 482 37.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 707 1.9% 830   746 -39 -5.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,657 4.3% 1,698   1,405 252 17.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 111 0.3% 108   139 -28 -20.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,814 10.0% 4,005   3,055 759 24.8%
Educational Services 1,040 2.7% 1,290   1,022 18 1.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,599 9.4% 4,102   3,975 -376 -9.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 506 1.3% 695   529 -23 -4.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,510 6.6% 3,837   2,539 -29 -1.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,285 3.4% 1,547   1,237 48 3.9%
Public Administration 412 1.1% 410   427 -15 -3.5%
Information Not Available 1,513 4.0% 1,822   1,064 449 42.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Sep 2007 Percent Aug 2007     Sep 2006 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,248 19,973 15,448
Male 8,368 45.9% 8,694   6,548 1,820 27.8%
Female 9,880 54.1% 11,279   8,896 984 11.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4 -4