Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

January 2008

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
January 2008
Jan 2008 Dec 2007 Monthly Change Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 3,266,068 2,753,503 512,565 2,919,685 346,383 11.9
Alaska 14,357 12,936 1,421 13,954 403 2.9
Alabama 32,930 27,198 5,732 31,738 1,192 3.8
Arkansas 34,060 31,296 2,764 33,812 248 0.7
Arizona 30,172 27,988 2,184 21,158 9,014 42.6
California 474,569 445,001 29,568 350,623 123,946 35.4
Colorado 27,752 24,112 3,640 26,812 940 3.5
Connecticut 49,619 38,721 10,898 47,100 2,519 5.3
District of Columbia 10,026 6,493 3,533 10,030 -4 0.0
Delaware 10,725 8,489 2,236 9,483 1,242 13.1
Florida 132,895 124,887 8,008 91,368 41,527 45.5
Georgia 71,981 62,419 9,562 58,636 13,345 22.8
Hawaii 8,081 7,836 245 6,456 1,625 25.2
Iowa 37,258 28,167 9,091 37,093 165 0.4
Idaho 23,685 16,745 6,940 18,630 5,055 27.1
Illinois 184,408 156,366 28,042 175,543 8,865 5.1
Indiana 79,655 60,705 18,950 73,835 5,820 7.9
Kansas 21,452 20,140 1,312 19,638 1,814 9.2
Kentucky 39,357 30,575 8,782 40,652 -1,295 -3.2
Louisiana 20,279 19,445 834 20,772 -493 -2.4
Massachusetts 108,891 83,850 25,041 103,270 5,621 5.4
Maryland 46,711 39,727 6,984 38,939 7,772 20.0
Maine 14,915 10,487 4,428 13,896 1,019 7.3
Michigan 179,668 148,470 31,198 179,085 583 0.3
Minnesota 72,808 60,615 12,193 63,661 9,147 14.4
Missouri 64,283 49,452 14,831 57,429 6,854 11.9
Mississippi 22,303 20,029 2,274 20,130 2,173 10.8
Montana 7,202 5,967 1,235 5,923 1,279 21.6
North Carolina 89,292 78,279 11,013 80,696 8,596 10.7
North Dakota 6,088 4,573 1,515 6,622 -534 -8.1
Nebraska 11,857 10,069 1,788 12,553 -696 -5.5
New Hampshire 9,622 6,686 2,936 8,828 794 9.0
New Jersey 136,433 109,014 27,419 125,599 10,834 8.6
New Mexico 11,978 11,197 781 12,246 -268 -2.2
Nevada 32,745 30,446 2,299 23,616 9,129 38.7
New York 212,571 176,688 35,883 205,335 7,236 3.5
Ohio 134,794 109,150 25,644 129,283 5,511 4.3
Oklahoma 14,644 15,035 -391 15,391 -747 -4.9
Oregon 60,260 49,508 10,752 50,626 9,634 19.0
Pennsylvania 209,797 144,001 65,796 192,164 17,633 9.2
Puerto Rico 32,397 28,985 3,412 32,256 141 0.4
Rhode Island 18,744 14,477 4,267 14,854 3,890 26.2
South Carolina 48,772 43,240 5,532 44,353 4,419 10.0
South Dakota 3,554 2,748 806 3,598 -44 -1.2
Tennessee 50,132 40,482 9,650 47,199 2,933 6.2
Texas 104,132 97,660 6,472 103,312 820 0.8
Utah 15,761 12,046 3,715 10,248 5,513 53.8
Virginia 44,579 37,099 7,480 39,994 4,585 11.5
Virgin Islands 414 412 2 256 158 61.7
Vermont 8,097 6,747 1,350 7,248 849 11.7
Washington 67,096 57,522 9,574 64,541 2,555 4.0
Wisconsin 100,697 81,041 19,656 99,496 1,201 1.2
West Virginia 18,403 15,730 2,673 17,036 1,367 8.0
Wyoming 3,167 2,552 615 2,669 498 18.7
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,266,068   2,753,503   2,919,685 346,383 11.9
Male 2,053,746 62.9% 1,670,156   1,808,307 245,439 13.6%
Female 1,209,448 37.0% 1,080,959   1,108,424 101,024 9.1%
Information Not Available 2,874 0.1% 2,388   2,954 -80 -2.7%
 
Ethnicity 3,266,068   2,753,503   2,919,685    
Hispanic or Latino 505,963 15.5% 443,983   426,167 79,796 18.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,379,070 86.2% 1,983,886   2,262,641 116,429 5.1%
Information Not Available 381,035 10.4% 325,634   330,877 50,158 15.2%
 
Race 3,266,068   2,753,503   2,919,685
American Indian or Alaskan Native 34,261 1.0% 28,411   29,720 4,541 15.3%
Asian 68,755 2.1% 62,211   61,590 7,165 11.6%
Black or African American 497,863 15.2% 448,433   461,802 36,061 7.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10,840 0.3% 9,895   12,838 -1,998 -15.6%
White 1,959,250 60.0% 1,596,983   1,774,140 185,110 10.4%
Information Not Available 695,097 21.3% 607,570   579,594 115,503 19.9%
 
Years of Age 3,266,068   2,753,503   2,919,685
Younger than 22 122,166 3.7% 117,103   111,317 10,849 9.7%
22-24 186,830 5.7% 164,008   170,480 16,350 9.6%
25-34 767,018 23.5% 655,712   679,282 87,736 12.9%
35-44 812,575 24.9% 690,910   747,844 64,731 8.7%
45-54 802,783 24.6% 664,368   717,789 84,994 11.8%
55-59 270,892 8.3% 224,426   237,071 33,821 14.3%
60-64 167,953 5.1% 135,546   142,982 24,971 17.5%
65 and older 106,264 3.3% 83,450   91,571 14,693 16.0%
Information Not Available 29,587 0.9% 17,980   21,349 8,238 38.6%
 
Industry 3,266,068   2,753,503   2,919,685
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 99,155 3.0% 92,872   86,338 12,817 14.8%
Mining 19,956 0.6% 13,504   18,194 1,762 9.7%
Utilities 6,334 0.2% 5,629   5,156 1,178 22.8%
Construction 619,183 19.0% 461,459   519,035 100,148 19.3%
Manufacturing 431,080 13.2% 361,016   429,720 1,360 0.3%
Wholesale Trade 108,281 3.3% 96,104   99,625 8,656 8.7%
Retail Trade 240,422 7.4% 209,605   217,872 22,550 10.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 103,058 3.2% 80,610   90,207 12,851 14.2%
Information 80,749 2.5% 69,987   67,676 13,073 19.3%
Finance and Insurance 112,790 3.5% 107,729   77,230 35,560 46.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 55,819 1.7% 52,061   40,025 15,794 39.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 118,918 3.6% 109,429   104,562 14,356 13.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,458 0.3% 8,667   11,351 -893 -7.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 363,520 11.1% 309,018   328,113 35,407 10.8%
Educational Services 54,853 1.7% 51,380   52,577 2,276 4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 165,072 5.1% 160,909   151,338 13,734 9.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 76,440 2.3% 59,997   67,508 8,932 13.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 176,800 5.4% 140,768   161,604 15,196 9.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 76,861 2.4% 69,062   68,735 8,126 11.8%
Public Administration 52,407 1.6% 47,966   50,911 1,496 2.9%
Information Not Available 293,912 9.0% 245,731   271,908 22,004 8.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,357 12,936 13,954 403 2.9
Male 9,235 64.3% 8,051   8,838 397 4.5%
Female 5,122 35.7% 4,885   5,116 6 0.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,357   12,936   13,954    
Hispanic or Latino 609 4.2% 578   564 45 8.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,638 95.0% 12,249   13,239 399 3.0%
Information Not Available 110 0.8% 109   151 -41 -27.2%
 
Race 14,357 12,936 13,954
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,932 27.4% 3,506   3,625 307 8.5%
Asian 962 6.7% 969   843 119 14.1%
Black or African American 472 3.3% 437   537 -65 -12.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 139 1.0% 127   107 32 29.9%
White 8,319 57.9% 7,365   8,297 22 0.3%
Information Not Available 533 3.7% 532   545 -12 -2.2%
 
Years of Age 14,357 12,936 13,954
Younger than 22 546 2.5% 493   544 2 0.4%
22-24 1,036 4.7% 975   1,151 -115 -10.0%
25-34 3,566 16.2% 3,267   3,614 -48 -1.3%
35-44 3,307 15.0% 2,914   3,309 -2 -0.1%
45-54 3,765 17.1% 3,390   3,482 283 8.1%
55-59 1,169 5.3% 1,018   1,047 122 11.7%
60-64 624 2.8% 563   515 109 21.2%
65 and older 344 1.6% 316   292 52 17.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,357 12,936 13,954
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 182 1.3% 130   195 -13 -6.7%
Mining 428 2.9% 387   400 28 7.0%
Utilities 87 0.6% 70   85 2 2.4%
Construction 3,235 22.3% 2,636   3,433 -198 -5.8%
Manufacturing 1,508 10.4% 1,493   1,312 196 14.9%
Wholesale Trade 167 1.1% 157   184 -17 -9.2%
Retail Trade 1,066 7.3% 1,014   1,164 -98 -8.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 798 5.5% 754   750 48 6.4%
Information 127 0.9% 118   150 -23 -15.3%
Finance and Insurance 223 1.5% 218   203 20 9.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 307 2.1% 235   281 26 9.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 409 2.8% 335   299 110 36.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 60 0.4% 58   58 2 3.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 849 5.8% 762   674 175 26.0%
Educational Services 329 2.3% 316   384 -55 -14.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 825 5.7% 840   771 54 7.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 191 1.3% 152   186 5 2.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,247 8.6% 1,165   1,224 23 1.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 396 2.7% 345   421 -25 -5.9%
Public Administration 1,545 10.6% 1,460   1,430 115 8.0%
Information Not Available 378 2.6% 291   350 28 8.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,930 27,198 31,738
Male 18,163 55.2% 14,217   16,585 1,578 9.5%
Female 14,715 44.7% 12,929   15,063 -348 -2.3%
Information Not Available 52 0.2% 52   90 -38 -42.2%
 
Ethnicity 32,930 27,198 31,738
Hispanic or Latino 770 2.3% 651   724 46 6.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,614 80.8% 21,709   23,570 3,044 12.9%
Information Not Available 5,546 16.8% 4,838   7,444 -1,898 -25.5%
 
Race 32,930 27,198 31,738
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,006 3.1% 770   1,106 -100 -9.0%
Asian 443 1.3% 321   418 25 6.0%
Black or African American 14,172 43.0% 11,872   11,924 2,248 18.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 66 0.2% 59   52 14 26.9%
White 15,371 46.7% 12,580   13,916 1,455 10.5%
Information Not Available 1,872 5.7% 1,596   4,322 -2,450 -56.7%
 
Years of Age 32,930 27,198 31,738
Younger than 22 1,414 3.0% 1,171   1,399 15 1.1%
22-24 2,361 5.0% 1,963   2,206 155 7.0%
25-34 8,467 18.1% 6,988   7,963 504 6.3%
35-44 8,066 17.2% 6,635   7,879 187 2.4%
45-54 7,791 16.6% 6,350   7,470 321 4.3%
55-59 2,477 5.3% 2,074   2,472 5 0.2%
60-64 1,440 3.1% 1,222   1,392 48 3.4%
65 and older 901 1.9% 785   919 -18 -2.0%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 10   38 -25 -65.8%
 
Industry 32,930 27,198 31,738
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 341 1.0% 247   359 -18 -5.0%
Mining 102 0.3% 88   474 -372 -78.5%
Utilities 38 0.1% 37   48 -10 -20.8%
Construction 3,768 11.3% 2,816   3,003 765 25.5%
Manufacturing 9,372 28.2% 6,908   9,358 14 0.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,048 3.1% 928   941 107 11.4%
Retail Trade 3,033 9.1% 2,627   2,906 127 4.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 947 2.8% 805   884 63 7.1%
Information 382 1.1% 380   393 -11 -2.8%
Finance and Insurance 805 2.4% 691   759 46 6.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 389 1.2% 355   423 -34 -8.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,248 3.8% 1,167   1,204 44 3.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 30 0.1% 27   20 10 50.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,434 10.3% 2,947   3,509 -75 -2.1%
Educational Services 657 2.0% 665   593 64 10.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,946 5.8% 1,854   1,940 6 0.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 249 0.7% 215   270 -21 -7.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,112 6.3% 1,816   1,862 250 13.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 702 2.1% 626   602 100 16.6%
Public Administration 418 1.3% 395   373 45 12.1%
Information Not Available 1,909 5.7% 1,604   1,817 92 5.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,060 31,296 33,812
Male 20,038 58.8% 18,299   20,208 -170 -0.8%
Female 14,021 41.2% 12,996   13,603 418 3.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 34,060 31,296 33,812
Hispanic or Latino 760 2.2% 843   946 -186 -19.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,299 97.8% 30,452   132,865 -99,566 -74.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 34,060 31,296 33,812
American Indian or Alaskan Native 382 1.1% 408   394 -12 -3.0%
Asian 257 0.8% 204   325 -68 -20.9%
Black or African American 9,464 27.8% 8,553   9,258 206 2.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 273 0.8% 257   273 0 0.0%
White 22,921 67.3% 21,028   22,612 309 1.4%
Information Not Available 763 2.2% 846   950 -187 -19.7%
 
Years of Age 34,060 31,296 33,812
Younger than 22 716 1.3% 1,343   836 -120 -14.4%
22-24 2,106 3.8% 2,208   2,294 -188 -8.2%
25-34 9,256 16.7% 8,273   8,753 503 5.7%
35-44 8,446 15.2% 7,994   8,991 -545 -6.1%
45-54 8,096 14.6% 7,118   7,876 220 2.8%
55-59 2,822 5.1% 2,347   2,503 319 12.7%
60-64 1,449 2.6% 1,139   1,475 -26 -1.8%
65 and older 1,165 2.1% 870   1,080 85 7.9%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   4 0 0.0%
 
Industry 34,060 31,296 33,812
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,094 3.1% 918   1,138 -44 -3.9%
Mining 136 0.4% 118   180 -44 -24.4%
Utilities 71 0.2% 69   81 -10 -12.3%
Construction 4,474 12.7% 4,040   4,739 -265 -5.6%
Manufacturing 7,686 21.9% 7,274   7,888 -202 -2.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,515 4.3% 1,348   1,806 -291 -16.1%
Retail Trade 3,840 10.9% 3,529   3,450 390 11.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,263 3.6% 1,133   1,208 55 4.6%
Information 273 0.8% 247   273 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 508 1.4% 483   429 79 18.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 388 1.1% 333   302 86 28.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 590 1.7% 531   569 21 3.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.2% 42   29 25 86.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,348 9.5% 3,180   3,415 -67 -2.0%
Educational Services 1,055 3.0% 1,015   993 62 6.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,986 8.5% 2,783   2,718 268 9.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 388 1.1% 381   331 57 17.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,839 8.1% 2,562   2,666 173 6.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 809 2.3% 660   737 72 9.8%
Public Administration 705 2.0% 623   824 -119 -14.4%
Information Not Available 38 0.1% 27   36 2 5.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,172 27,988 21,158
Male 17,236 57.1% 15,625   11,619 5,617 48.3%
Female 12,936 42.9% 12,363   9,539 3,397 35.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,172 27,988 21,158
Hispanic or Latino 8,452 28.0% 7,810   5,700 2,752 48.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,719 72.0% 20,178   14,291 7,428 52.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1,167 -1,166 -99.9%
 
Race 30,172 27,988 21,158
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,417 8.0% 2,144   1,949 468 24.0%
Asian 7 0.0% 9   426 -419 -98.4%
Black or African American 2,011 6.7% 1,907   1,382 629 45.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,524 51.5% 14,404   16,234 -710 -4.4%
Information Not Available 10,213 33.8% 9,524   1,167 9,046 775.1%
 
Years of Age 30,172 27,988 21,158
Younger than 22 963 2.2% 851   587 376 64.1%
22-24 1,628 3.7% 1,536   1,147 481 41.9%
25-34 6,836 15.6% 6,411   4,542 2,294 50.5%
35-44 7,533 17.1% 6,986   5,619 1,914 34.1%
45-54 7,742 17.6% 7,174   5,506 2,236 40.6%
55-59 2,786 6.3% 2,572   1,920 866 45.1%
60-64 1,744 4.0% 1,584   1,174 570 48.6%
65 and older 940 2.1% 874   663 277 41.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 30,172 27,988 21,158
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 365 1.2% 397   378 -13 -3.4%
Mining 88 0.3% 84   74 14 18.9%
Utilities 48 0.2% 46   46 2 4.3%
Construction 5,188 17.0% 4,694   3,497 1,691 48.4%
Manufacturing 2,356 7.7% 2,077   1,892 464 24.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,089 3.6% 1,048   858 231 26.9%
Retail Trade 2,587 8.5% 2,374   1,777 810 45.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 569 1.9% 531   467 102 21.8%
Information 360 1.2% 350   478 -118 -24.7%
Finance and Insurance 2,007 6.6% 2,018   1,039 968 93.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 733 2.4% 701   503 230 45.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,459 4.8% 1,388   1,063 396 37.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 80 0.3% 84   77 3 3.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,102 10.2% 2,983   2,381 721 30.3%
Educational Services 619 2.0% 617   507 112 22.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,737 5.7% 1,773   1,455 282 19.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 352 1.2% 340   317 35 11.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,217 4.0% 1,088   1,022 195 19.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 629 2.1% 586   537 92 17.1%
Public Administration 540 1.8% 563   528 12 2.3%
Information Not Available 5,047 16.5% 4,246   2,262 2,785 123.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 474,569 445,001 350,623
Male 283,678 59.8% 262,880   199,960 83,718 41.9%
Female 190,891 40.2% 181,925   150,386 40,505 26.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 196   277 -277 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 474,569 445,001 350,623
Hispanic or Latino 189,151 39.9% 177,510   138,825 50,326 36.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 237,574 50.1% 220,685   179,520 58,054 32.3%
Information Not Available 47,844 10.1% 46,806   32,278 15,566 48.2%
 
Race 474,569 445,001 350,623
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,803 0.6% 2,846   2,590 213 8.2%
Asian 32,379 6.8% 30,713   25,157 7,222 28.7%
Black or African American 28,899 6.1% 30,713   26,359 2,540 9.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 173,493 36.6% 156,413   125,414 48,079 38.3%
Information Not Available 236,995 49.9% 224,316   171,103 65,892 38.5%
 
Years of Age 474,569 445,001 350,623
Younger than 22 8,892 1.4% 14,130   6,844 2,048 29.9%
22-24 24,067 3.9% 25,709   18,035 6,032 33.4%
25-34 109,798 17.7% 102,149   78,153 31,645 40.5%
35-44 117,724 19.0% 115,494   91,749 25,975 28.3%
45-54 124,973 20.2% 109,410   91,563 33,410 36.5%
55-59 42,818 6.9% 39,447   29,689 13,129 44.2%
60-64 28,223 4.6% 24,826   21,272 6,951 32.7%
65 and older 17,784 2.9% 13,640   13,226 4,558 34.5%
Information Not Available 290 0.0% 196   92 198 215.2%
 
Industry 474,569 445,001 350,623
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 68,141 12.6% 69,277   56,235 11,906 21.2%
Mining 773 0.1% 687   740 33 4.5%
Utilities 1,643 0.3% 1,668   647 996 153.9%
Construction 76,937 14.2% 64,174   49,296 27,641 56.1%
Manufacturing 55,382 10.2% 54,460   46,614 8,768 18.8%
Wholesale Trade 2,900 0.5% 2,748   1,942 958 49.3%
Retail Trade 31,316 5.8% 32,283   21,920 9,396 42.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 12,855 2.4% 9,028   8,601 4,254 49.5%
Information 40,111 7.4% 34,246   28,209 11,902 42.2%
Finance and Insurance 18,268 3.4% 17,172   9,989 8,279 82.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 14,981 2.8% 15,210   4,069 10,912 268.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,282 1.2% 6,378   4,162 2,120 50.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 57,509 10.6% 54,166   48,741 8,768 18.0%
Educational Services 14,015 2.6% 9,126   10,359 3,656 35.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 20,394 3.8% 21,293   16,370 4,024 24.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 9,762 1.8% 8,537   6,104 3,658 59.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 14,981 2.8% 16,583   11,931 3,050 25.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 11,598 2.1% 11,677   6,659 4,939 74.2%
Public Administration 4,156 0.8% 4,219   4,347 -191 -4.4%
Information Not Available 12,565 2.3% 12,069   13,688 -1,123 -8.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,752 24,112 26,812
Male 17,322 62.4% 14,358   16,798 524 3.1%
Female 10,430 37.6% 9,754   10,014 416 4.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 27,752 24,112 26,812
Hispanic or Latino 6,142 22.1% 5,205   6,609 -467 -7.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,121 61.7% 15,234   16,221 900 5.5%
Information Not Available 4,489 16.2% 3,673   3,982 507 12.7%
 
Race 27,752 24,112 26,812
American Indian or Alaskan Native 479 1.7% 435   466 13 2.8%
Asian 581 2.1% 497   437 144 33.0%
Black or African American 1,490 5.4% 1,402   1,628 -138 -8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 75 0.3% 77   66 9 13.6%
White 18,359 66.2% 16,108   17,908 451 2.5%
Information Not Available 6,768 24.4% 5,593   6,307 461 7.3%
 
Years of Age 27,752 24,112 26,812
Younger than 22 534 1.2% 416   561 -27 -4.8%
22-24 1,040 2.3% 811   992 48 4.8%
25-34 5,601 12.6% 4,841   5,386 215 4.0%
35-44 6,917 15.6% 6,031   6,994 -77 -1.1%
45-54 8,292 18.7% 7,189   7,935 357 4.5%
55-59 2,953 6.7% 2,636   2,801 152 5.4%
60-64 1,712 3.9% 1,544   1,467 245 16.7%
65 and older 681 1.5% 619   658 23 3.5%
Information Not Available 22 0.0% 25   18 4 22.2%
 
Industry 27,752 24,112 26,812
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 247 0.9% 200   220 27 12.3%
Mining 322 1.2% 228   312 10 3.2%
Utilities 38 0.1% 38   33 5 15.2%
Construction 6,977 24.9% 5,299   6,755 222 3.3%
Manufacturing 2,531 9.0% 2,195   2,766 -235 -8.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,023 3.7% 936   983 40 4.1%
Retail Trade 1,987 7.1% 1,830   2,170 -183 -8.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 771 2.8% 615   781 -10 -1.3%
Information 809 2.9% 763   791 18 2.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,512 5.4% 1,482   1,291 221 17.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 590 2.1% 561   525 65 12.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,774 6.3% 1,688   1,638 136 8.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 289 1.0% 271   153 136 88.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,634 13.0% 3,111   3,115 519 16.7%
Educational Services 538 1.9% 560   532 6 1.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,277 4.6% 1,248   1,318 -41 -3.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 375 1.3% 341   400 -25 -6.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,186 4.2% 1,044   1,190 -4 -0.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 569 2.0% 545   528 41 7.8%
Public Administration 708 2.5% 606   706 2 0.3%
Information Not Available 595 2.1% 551   605 -10 -1.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,619 38,721 47,100
Male 32,278 65.1% 23,646   30,204 2,074 6.9%
Female 17,341 34.9% 15,075   16,896 445 2.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 49,619 38,721 47,100
Hispanic or Latino 8,046 16.2% 6,157   7,358 688 9.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,573 83.8% 32,564   39,742 1,831 4.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 49,619 38,721 47,100
American Indian or Alaskan Native 164 0.3% 128   163 1 0.6%
Asian 539 1.1% 473   535 4 0.7%
Black or African American 6,046 12.2% 5,399   5,932 114 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 28,800 58.0% 22,627   27,586 1,214 4.4%
Information Not Available 14,070 28.4% 10,094   12,884 1,186 9.2%
 
Years of Age 49,619 38,721 47,100
Younger than 22 1,313 1.7% 1,603   1,235 78 6.3%
22-24 3,041 4.0% 2,565   2,791 250 9.0%
25-34 11,292 15.0% 8,627   10,280 1,012 9.8%
35-44 11,755 15.6% 9,394   11,504 251 2.2%
45-54 12,310 16.3% 9,335   11,722 588 5.0%
55-59 4,328 5.7% 3,235   4,173 155 3.7%
60-64 3,083 4.1% 2,255   3,065 18 0.6%
65 and older 2,497 3.3% 1,707   2,330 167 7.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 49,619 38,721 47,100
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 902 1.8% 578   791 111 14.0%
Mining 62 0.1% 27   52 10 19.2%
Utilities 54 0.1% 48   52 2 3.8%
Construction 10,095 20.0% 6,300   8,540 1,555 18.2%
Manufacturing 5,249 10.4% 4,427   5,762 -513 -8.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,945 3.8% 1,683   1,921 24 1.2%
Retail Trade 4,902 9.7% 4,144   5,192 -290 -5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,587 3.1% 1,134   1,348 239 17.7%
Information 743 1.5% 664   729 14 1.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,991 3.9% 1,962   1,920 71 3.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 841 1.7% 701   686 155 22.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,924 3.8% 1,656   1,684 240 14.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 160 0.3% 157   177 -17 -9.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,077 14.0% 5,067   6,633 444 6.7%
Educational Services 1,044 2.1% 1,046   1,114 -70 -6.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,248 6.4% 3,221   3,154 94 3.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,762 3.5% 1,316   1,746 16 0.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,256 6.4% 2,033   3,107 149 4.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,299 2.6% 1,182   1,226 73 6.0%
Public Administration 658 1.3% 689   510 148 29.0%
Information Not Available 820 1.6% 686   756 64 8.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,026 6,493 10,030
Male 4,859 48.5% 3,087   4,889 -30 -0.6%
Female 5,167 51.5% 3,406   5,141 26 0.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,026 6,493 10,030
Hispanic or Latino 1,372 13.7% 726   847 525 62.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,270 82.5% 5,529   7,330 940 12.8%
Information Not Available 384 3.8% 238   1,853 -1,469 -79.3%
 
Race 10,026 6,493 10,030
American Indian or Alaskan Native 87 0.9% 56   99 -12 -12.1%
Asian 297 3.0% 153   384 -87 -22.7%
Black or African American 7,397 73.8% 5,020   7,320 77 1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 205 2.0% 93   187 18 9.6%
White 1,985 19.8% 1,126   1,736 249 14.3%
Information Not Available 55 0.5% 45   304 -249 -81.9%
 
Years of Age 10,026 6,493 10,030
Younger than 22 203 1.8% 177   208 -5 -2.4%
22-24 452 3.9% 326   549 -97 -17.7%
25-34 2,177 19.0% 1,578   2,391 -214 -9.0%
35-44 2,609 22.7% 1,750   2,793 -184 -6.6%
45-54 2,913 25.4% 1,754   2,683 230 8.6%
55-59 873 7.6% 496   797 76 9.5%
60-64 528 4.6% 270   412 116 28.2%
65 and older 271 2.4% 142   195 76 39.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 10,026 6,493 10,030
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% 0   12 -10 -83.3%
Construction 32 0.3% 17   49 -17 -34.7%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 4 0.0% 2   10 -6 -60.0%
Retail Trade 4 0.0% 4   18 -14 -77.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 2 0.0% 2   7 -5 -71.4%
Information 1 0.0% 2   29 -28 -96.6%
Finance and Insurance 1 0.0% 0   4 -3 -75.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7 0.1% 5   19 -12 -63.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 15 0.1% 12   118 -103 -87.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4 0.0% 4   5 -1 -20.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12 0.1% 10   28 -16 -57.1%
Educational Services 9 0.1% 7   46 -37 -80.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9 0.1% 8   61 -52 -85.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2 0.0% 2   10 -8 -80.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 3 0.0% 0   6 -3 -50.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 14 0.1% 5   82 -68 -82.9%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 9,905 98.8% 6,413   9,523 382 4.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,725 8,489 9,483
Male 5,549 51.7% 4,321   4,623 926 20.0%
Female 5,176 48.3% 4,168   4,860 316 6.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,725 8,489 9,483
Hispanic or Latino 438 4.1% 332   349 89 25.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,287 95.9% 8,157   9,134 1,153 12.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 10,725 8,489 9,483
American Indian or Alaskan Native 24 0.2% 18   24 0 0.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 4,156 38.8% 3,255   3,886 270 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 36 0.3% 32   52 -16 -30.8%
White 5,783 53.9% 4,572   4,854 929 19.1%
Information Not Available 724 6.8% 612   667 57 8.5%
 
Years of Age 10,725 8,489 9,483
Younger than 22 187 1.2% 2,045   2,143 -1,956 -91.3%
22-24 658 4.1% 608   728 -70 -9.6%
25-34 2,728 17.2% 1,901   2,078 650 31.3%
35-44 2,542 16.0% 2,124   2,501 41 1.6%
45-54 2,578 16.2% 1,333   1,463 1,115 76.2%
55-59 903 5.7% 276   301 602 200.0%
60-64 632 4.0% 118   147 485 329.9%
65 and older 417 2.6% 72   93 324 348.4%
Information Not Available 80 0.5% 12   29 51 175.9%
 
Industry 10,725 8,489 9,483
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 18 0.2% 16   30 -12 -40.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 6 0.1% 5   7 -1 -14.3%
Construction 1,376 12.8% 1,055   964 412 42.7%
Manufacturing 738 6.9% 635   739 -1 -0.1%
Wholesale Trade 385 3.6% 314   436 -51 -11.7%
Retail Trade 1,703 15.9% 1,295   1,549 154 9.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 473 4.4% 350   241 232 96.3%
Information 150 1.4% 135   108 42 38.9%
Finance and Insurance 636 5.9% 601   843 -207 -24.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 333 3.1% 264   184 149 81.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 475 4.4% 366   412 63 15.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 30 0.3% 27   35 -5 -14.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,763 16.4% 1,196   1,599 164 10.3%
Educational Services 162 1.5% 188   208 -46 -22.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 748 7.0% 673   657 91 13.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 231 2.2% 149   180 51 28.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,117 10.4% 863   932 185 19.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 259 2.4% 242   236 23 9.7%
Public Administration 64 0.6% 70   82 -18 -22.0%
Information Not Available 58 0.5% 45   41 17 41.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 132,895 124,887 91,368
Male 76,086 57.3% 70,877   48,591 27,495 56.6%
Female 56,736 42.7% 53,973   42,740 13,996 32.7%
Information Not Available 73 0.1% 37   37 36 97.3%
 
Ethnicity 132,895 124,887 91,368
Hispanic or Latino 42,561 32.0% 40,517   28,962 13,599 47.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 79,693 60.0% 74,324   54,554 25,139 46.1%
Information Not Available 10,641 8.0% 10,046   7,852 2,789 35.5%
 
Race 132,895 124,887 91,368
American Indian or Alaskan Native 619 0.5% 550   519 100 19.3%
Asian 1,130 0.9% 880   1,185 -55 -4.6%
Black or African American 23,321 17.5% 22,770   16,666 6,655 39.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,494 1.1% 1,247   2,481 -987 -39.8%
White 80,568 60.6% 75,350   53,554 27,014 50.4%
Information Not Available 25,763 19.4% 24,090   16,963 8,800 51.9%
 
Years of Age 132,895 124,887 91,368
Younger than 22 2,405 1.2% 3,227   1,296 1,109 85.6%
22-24 4,956 2.4% 5,500   3,778 1,178 31.2%
25-34 28,824 14.2% 27,940   18,703 10,121 54.1%
35-44 30,646 15.1% 30,873   22,333 8,313 37.2%
45-54 35,346 17.5% 31,350   24,110 11,236 46.6%
55-59 12,645 6.2% 12,467   8,815 3,830 43.4%
60-64 11,078 5.5% 8,543   6,704 4,374 65.2%
65 and older 6,995 3.5% 4,987   5,629 1,366 24.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 132,895 124,887 91,368
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 911 0.7% 807   370 541 146.2%
Mining 36 0.0% 37   37 -1 -2.7%
Utilities 219 0.2% 110   222 -3 -1.4%
Construction 20,297 15.2% 19,433   9,666 10,631 110.0%
Manufacturing 10,312 7.7% 10,047   6,259 4,053 64.8%
Wholesale Trade 6,158 4.6% 5,610   3,481 2,677 76.9%
Retail Trade 12,280 9.2% 11,403   9,074 3,206 35.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,316 2.5% 2,640   2,815 501 17.8%
Information 3,024 2.3% 2,713   1,926 1,098 57.0%
Finance and Insurance 8,891 6.6% 8,287   3,667 5,224 142.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,899 2.9% 3,667   2,444 1,455 59.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,413 4.8% 6,233   5,222 1,191 22.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 401 0.3% 367   519 -118 -22.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 23,977 17.9% 22,770   16,370 7,607 46.5%
Educational Services 1,749 1.3% 1,907   1,889 -140 -7.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,960 5.2% 6,527   5,815 1,145 19.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,223 1.7% 2,053   1,407 816 58.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,652 5.7% 6,930   4,259 3,393 79.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,134 2.3% 3,117   1,926 1,208 62.7%
Public Administration 2,150 1.6% 1,980   1,222 928 75.9%
Information Not Available 8,893 6.6% 8,249   12,778 -3,885 -30.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 71,981 62,419 58,636
Male 37,857 52.6% 31,989   29,180 8,677 29.7%
Female 33,010 45.9% 29,569   27,859 5,151 18.5%
Information Not Available 1,114 1.5% 861   1,597 -483 -30.2%
 
Ethnicity 71,981 62,419 58,636
Hispanic or Latino 647 0.9% 285   437 210 48.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 70,220 97.6% 61,273   56,602 13,618 24.1%
Information Not Available 1,114 1.5% 861   1,597 -483 -30.2%
 
Race 71,981 62,419 58,636
American Indian or Alaskan Native 377 0.5% 294   197 180 91.4%
Asian 845 1.2% 743   845 0 0.0%
Black or African American 36,101 50.2% 32,122   30,964 5,137 16.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 33,544 46.6% 28,399   25,031 8,513 34.0%
Information Not Available 1,114 1.5% 861   1,599 -485 -30.3%
 
Years of Age 71,981 62,419 58,636
Younger than 22 1,722 1.7% 2,332   1,345 377 28.0%
22-24 3,562 3.5% 3,481   2,720 842 31.0%
25-34 16,612 16.3% 14,953   13,246 3,366 25.4%
35-44 18,457 18.1% 16,448   15,380 3,077 20.0%
45-54 17,293 17.0% 14,394   14,077 3,216 22.8%
55-59 5,721 5.6% 4,743   4,637 1,084 23.4%
60-64 3,613 3.5% 2,734   2,921 692 23.7%
65 and older 2,035 2.0% 1,471   1,532 503 32.8%
Information Not Available 2,966 2.9% 1,863   2,778 188 6.8%
 
Industry 71,981 62,419 58,636
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,646 2.2% 1,343   1,356 290 21.4%
Mining 95 0.1% 92   54 41 75.9%
Utilities 137 0.2% 135   95 42 44.2%
Construction 5,965 8.1% 4,799   3,694 2,271 61.5%
Manufacturing 8,430 11.4% 6,981   8,612 -182 -2.1%
Wholesale Trade 3,743 5.1% 3,525   4,072 -329 -8.1%
Retail Trade 5,546 7.5% 4,778   3,883 1,663 42.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,949 2.6% 1,585   1,693 256 15.1%
Information 1,270 1.7% 1,255   1,170 100 8.5%
Finance and Insurance 2,493 3.4% 2,238   1,650 843 51.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,440 2.0% 1,277   1,049 391 37.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 11,152 15.1% 9,847   9,304 1,848 19.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 154 0.2% 170   93 61 65.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 234 0.3% 213   208 26 12.5%
Educational Services 1,652 2.2% 1,573   1,476 176 11.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,291 4.5% 3,084   2,870 421 14.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,624 4.9% 3,094   3,170 454 14.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 791 1.1% 606   763 28 3.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 771 1.0% 765   913 -142 -15.6%
Public Administration 711 1.0% 700   629 82 13.0%
Information Not Available 16,887 22.9% 14,359   11,882 5,005 42.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,081 7,836 6,456
Male 5,259 65.1% 5,148   4,279 980 22.9%
Female 2,821 34.9% 2,687   2,177 644 29.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,081 7,836 6,456
Hispanic or Latino 443 5.5% 436   374 69 18.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,057 75.0% 5,903   4,827 1,230 25.5%
Information Not Available 1,581 19.6% 1,497   1,255 326 26.0%
 
Race 8,081 7,836 6,456
American Indian or Alaskan Native 77 1.0% 74   54 23 42.6%
Asian 2,427 30.0% 2,444   2,124 303 14.3%
Black or African American 165 2.0% 186   137 28 20.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,220 27.5% 1,965   1,658 562 33.9%
White 2,133 26.4% 2,113   1,649 484 29.4%
Information Not Available 1,059 13.1% 1,054   834 225 27.0%
 
Years of Age 8,081 7,836 6,456
Younger than 22 119 1.2% 187   118 1 0.8%
22-24 312 3.2% 355   299 13 4.3%
25-34 1,838 19.0% 1,855   1,460 378 25.9%
35-44 2,002 20.7% 1,996   1,630 372 22.8%
45-54 2,064 21.4% 1,942   1,681 383 22.8%
55-59 852 8.8% 789   652 200 30.7%
60-64 557 5.8% 461   404 153 37.9%
65 and older 337 3.5% 251   212 125 59.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,081 7,836 6,456
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 155 1.9% 241   191 -36 -18.8%
Mining 2 0.0% 3   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 4 0.0% 4   4 0 0.0%
Construction 2,339 28.4% 2,176   1,964 375 19.1%
Manufacturing 174 2.1% 175   207 -33 -15.9%
Wholesale Trade 130 1.6% 129   115 15 13.0%
Retail Trade 471 5.7% 382   377 94 24.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 484 5.9% 251   465 19 4.1%
Information 347 4.2% 330   126 221 175.4%
Finance and Insurance 201 2.4% 208   91 110 120.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 150 1.8% 136   111 39 35.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 216 2.6% 249   175 41 23.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 32 0.4% 18   20 12 60.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 872 10.6% 886   650 222 34.2%
Educational Services 49 0.6% 52   44 5 11.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 299 3.6% 261   331 -32 -9.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 118 1.4% 77   102 16 15.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 796 9.7% 1,066   531 265 49.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 197 2.4% 188   158 39 24.7%
Public Administration 140 1.7% 127   107 33 30.8%
Information Not Available 905 11.0% 877   687 218 31.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 37,258 28,167 37,093
Male 27,493 73.8% 20,186   26,810 683 2.5%
Female 9,765 26.2% 7,981   10,283 -518 -5.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 37,258 28,167 37,093
Hispanic or Latino 1,778 4.8% 1,449   1,757 21 1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,039 94.0% 26,352   34,866 173 0.5%
Information Not Available 441 1.2% 366   470 -29 -6.2%
 
Race 37,258 28,167 37,093
American Indian or Alaskan Native 166 0.4% 133   165 1 0.6%
Asian 201 0.5% 125   232 -31 -13.4%
Black or African American 1,168 3.1% 928   1,228 -60 -4.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 33,504 89.9% 25,166   33,241 263 0.8%
Information Not Available 2,219 6.0% 1,815   2,227 -8 -0.4%
 
Years of Age 37,258 28,167 37,093
Younger than 22 992 1.4% 632   1,018 -26 -2.6%
22-24 2,297 3.4% 1,659   2,308 -11 -0.5%
25-34 8,937 13.0% 6,646   8,706 231 2.7%
35-44 8,138 11.9% 6,267   8,618 -480 -5.6%
45-54 9,444 13.8% 7,258   9,341 103 1.1%
55-59 3,374 4.9% 2,519   3,167 207 6.5%
60-64 2,239 3.3% 1,761   2,180 59 2.7%
65 and older 1,828 2.7% 1,418   1,738 90 5.2%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 7   17 -8 -47.1%
 
Industry 37,258 28,167 37,093
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 217 0.6% 159   213 4 1.9%
Mining 613 1.6% 223   500 113 22.6%
Utilities 41 0.1% 34   41 0 0.0%
Construction 12,447 33.2% 7,786   11,407 1,040 9.1%
Manufacturing 8,015 21.4% 5,603   8,573 -558 -6.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,217 3.2% 939   1,088 129 11.9%
Retail Trade 2,278 6.1% 1,904   2,460 -182 -7.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,159 3.1% 831   1,095 64 5.8%
Information 498 1.3% 485   601 -103 -17.1%
Finance and Insurance 641 1.7% 577   499 142 28.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 312 0.8% 259   281 31 11.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 766 2.0% 631   1,103 -337 -30.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 59 0.2% 55   42 17 40.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,464 9.2% 2,500   3,215 249 7.7%
Educational Services 285 0.8% 274   295 -10 -3.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,294 3.5% 1,207   1,388 -94 -6.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 778 2.1% 567   755 23 3.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,463 3.9% 1,084   1,496 -33 -2.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 606 1.6% 456   592 14 2.4%
Public Administration 714 1.9% 571   704 10 1.4%
Information Not Available 391 1.0% 2,022   745 -354 -47.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,685 16,745 18,630
Male 17,712 74.8% 11,938   13,321 4,391 33.0%
Female 5,973 25.2% 4,807   5,309 664 12.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,685 16,745 18,630
Hispanic or Latino 3,351 14.1% 2,359   2,930 421 14.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,375 81.8% 13,703   13,946 5,429 38.9%
Information Not Available 959 4.0% 683   1,754 -795 -45.3%
 
Race 23,685 16,745 18,630
American Indian or Alaskan Native 451 1.9% 349   425 26 6.1%
Asian 215 0.9% 178   198 17 8.6%
Black or African American 136 0.6% 95   94 42 44.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 66 0.3% 45   49 17 34.7%
White 18,743 79.1% 13,138   14,273 4,470 31.3%
Information Not Available 4,074 17.2% 2,940   3,591 483 13.5%
 
Years of Age 23,685 16,745 18,630
Younger than 22 748 1.8% 444   603 145 24.0%
22-24 1,566 3.8% 1,018   1,232 334 27.1%
25-34 5,961 14.5% 4,079   4,415 1,546 35.0%
35-44 5,321 12.9% 3,696   4,236 1,085 25.6%
45-54 5,785 14.1% 4,216   4,722 1,063 22.5%
55-59 2,070 5.0% 1,600   1,657 413 24.9%
60-64 1,306 3.2% 1,000   992 314 31.7%
65 and older 928 2.3% 692   773 155 20.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,685 16,745 18,630
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,386 5.5% 1,274   1,295 91 7.0%
Mining 242 1.0% 158   164 78 47.6%
Utilities 98 0.4% 50   97 1 1.0%
Construction 7,127 28.4% 4,013   4,643 2,484 53.5%
Manufacturing 3,024 12.1% 2,158   2,437 587 24.1%
Wholesale Trade 669 2.7% 476   606 63 10.4%
Retail Trade 1,787 7.1% 1,321   1,447 340 23.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 606 2.4% 486   461 145 31.5%
Information 187 0.7% 160   162 25 15.4%
Finance and Insurance 396 1.6% 379   224 172 76.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 221 0.9% 187   137 84 61.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 731 2.9% 585   443 288 65.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 27 0.1% 28   13 14 107.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,216 8.8% 1,556   1,799 417 23.2%
Educational Services 170 0.7% 147   167 3 1.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 759 3.0% 660   732 27 3.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 384 1.5% 332   354 30 8.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 793 3.2% 594   698 95 13.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 308 1.2% 243   252 56 22.2%
Public Administration 510 2.0% 434   513 -3 -0.6%
Information Not Available 2,044 8.2% 1,504   1,986 58 2.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 184,408 156,366 175,543
Male 123,458 66.9% 100,994   117,298 6,160 5.3%
Female 60,950 33.1% 55,372   58,245 2,705 4.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 184,408 156,366 175,543
Hispanic or Latino 35,875 19.5% 29,650   34,432 1,443 4.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 148,533 80.5% 126,716   141,111 7,422 5.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 184,408 156,366 175,543
American Indian or Alaskan Native 683 0.4% 575   649 34 5.2%
Asian 3,708 2.0% 3,216   3,265 443 13.6%
Black or African American 38,056 20.6% 34,567   36,266 1,790 4.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 140,747 76.3% 116,949   134,445 6,302 4.7%
Information Not Available 1,214 0.7% 1,059   918 296 32.2%
 
Years of Age 184,408 156,366 175,543
Younger than 22 3,607 1.1% 4,736   3,436 171 5.0%
22-24 8,915 2.8% 8,813   8,621 294 3.4%
25-34 45,176 14.3% 39,073   42,265 2,911 6.9%
35-44 48,068 15.2% 41,125   46,856 1,212 2.6%
45-54 48,646 15.4% 39,646   46,372 2,274 4.9%
55-59 15,997 5.1% 12,552   14,819 1,178 7.9%
60-64 9,244 2.9% 6,886   8,733 511 5.9%
65 and older 4,755 1.5% 3,535   4,441 314 7.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 184,408 156,366 175,543
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,338 0.7% 1,088   1,389 -51 -3.7%
Mining 1,413 0.8% 813   891 522 58.6%
Utilities 213 0.1% 181   214 -1 -0.5%
Construction 46,583 25.1% 34,893   41,355 5,228 12.6%
Manufacturing 22,282 12.0% 19,549   25,785 -3,503 -13.6%
Wholesale Trade 7,586 4.1% 6,780   7,440 146 2.0%
Retail Trade 13,791 7.4% 12,442   13,813 -22 -0.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,624 4.1% 6,084   7,228 396 5.5%
Information 2,718 1.5% 2,604   2,688 30 1.1%
Finance and Insurance 8,092 4.4% 7,728   5,933 2,159 36.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,484 1.3% 2,209   2,226 258 11.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,007 4.3% 7,657   7,316 691 9.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 505 0.3% 434   773 -268 -34.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 26,939 14.5% 22,857   25,826 1,113 4.3%
Educational Services 3,464 1.9% 3,455   3,492 -28 -0.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,000 4.8% 8,847   8,435 565 6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,839 2.1% 3,039   3,603 236 6.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,381 4.5% 6,801   7,626 755 9.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,757 2.0% 3,355   3,728 29 0.8%
Public Administration 3,083 1.7% 2,665   2,850 233 8.2%
Information Not Available 3,309 1.8% 2,885   2,932 377 12.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 79,655 60,705 73,835
Male 54,061 67.9% 38,605   48,347 5,714 11.8%
Female 25,516 32.0% 22,035   25,472 44 0.2%
Information Not Available 78 0.1% 65   16 62 387.5%
 
Ethnicity 79,655 60,705 73,835
Hispanic or Latino 4,015 5.0% 2,771   3,802 213 5.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 61,918 77.7% 46,877   67,694 -5,776 -8.5%
Information Not Available 13,722 17.2% 11,057   2,339 11,383 486.7%
 
Race 79,655 60,705 73,835
American Indian or Alaskan Native 374 0.5% 287   301 73 24.3%
Asian 460 0.6% 401   389 71 18.3%
Black or African American 9,326 11.7% 8,122   8,663 663 7.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 53 0.1% 50   51 2 3.9%
White 65,121 81.8% 48,777   60,062 5,059 8.4%
Information Not Available 4,321 5.4% 3,068   4,369 -48 -1.1%
 
Years of Age 79,655 60,705 73,835
Younger than 22 1,663 1.2% 2,072   1,735 -72 -4.1%
22-24 4,353 3.1% 3,632   4,281 72 1.7%
25-34 19,550 13.9% 15,099   18,314 1,236 6.7%
35-44 20,365 14.5% 15,749   19,288 1,077 5.6%
45-54 20,797 14.8% 15,072   18,569 2,228 12.0%
55-59 6,548 4.6% 4,648   5,881 667 11.3%
60-64 3,930 2.8% 2,757   3,576 354 9.9%
65 and older 2,449 1.7% 1,676   2,191 258 11.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 79,655 60,705 73,835
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 342 0.4% 231   359 -17 -4.7%
Mining 506 0.6% 212   306 200 65.4%
Utilities 150 0.2% 168   61 89 145.9%
Construction 17,855 22.3% 11,494   14,891 2,964 19.9%
Manufacturing 17,721 22.2% 14,525   19,741 -2,020 -10.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,110 2.6% 1,972   1,969 141 7.2%
Retail Trade 5,196 6.5% 4,227   5,182 14 0.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,918 4.9% 2,812   3,225 693 21.5%
Information 555 0.7% 546   453 102 22.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,649 2.1% 1,585   1,270 379 29.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 958 1.2% 814   832 126 15.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,653 2.1% 1,467   1,480 173 11.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 135 0.2% 131   113 22 19.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,792 9.7% 6,233   8,156 -364 -4.5%
Educational Services 801 1.0% 665   733 68 9.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,321 4.2% 3,106   3,122 199 6.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,422 1.8% 1,077   1,338 84 6.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,019 3.8% 2,402   2,769 250 9.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,334 1.7% 1,157   1,224 110 9.0%
Public Administration 658 0.8% 470   665 -7 -1.1%
Information Not Available 8,560 10.7% 5,411   5,946 2,614 44.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,452 20,140 19,638
Male 14,123 65.8% 13,132   12,364 1,759 14.2%
Female 7,329 34.2% 7,008   7,274 55 0.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,452 20,140 19,638
Hispanic or Latino 1,606 7.5% 1,471   1,381 225 16.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,449 48.7% 10,303   10,961 -512 -4.7%
Information Not Available 9,397 43.8% 8,366   7,296 2,101 28.8%
 
Race 21,452 20,140 19,638
American Indian or Alaskan Native 345 1.6% 321   301 44 14.6%
Asian 211 1.0% 202   258 -47 -18.2%
Black or African American 2,773 12.9% 2,625   2,772 1 0.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 41 0.2% 33   31 10 32.3%
White 16,255 75.8% 15,328   14,621 1,634 11.2%
Information Not Available 1,827 8.5% 1,631   1,655 172 10.4%
 
Years of Age 21,452 20,140 19,638
Younger than 22 385 1.1% 616   389 -4 -1.0%
22-24 1,207 3.3% 1,216   1,189 18 1.5%
25-34 5,164 14.2% 4,909   4,737 427 9.0%
35-44 5,188 14.2% 5,052   4,855 333 6.9%
45-54 5,746 15.7% 5,302   5,148 598 11.6%
55-59 1,925 5.3% 1,657   1,743 182 10.4%
60-64 1,213 3.3% 910   1,000 213 21.3%
65 and older 624 1.7% 478   577 47 8.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 21,452 20,140 19,638
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 213 1.0% 180   328 -115 -35.1%
Mining 215 1.0% 178   179 36 20.1%
Utilities 28 0.1% 26   18 10 55.6%
Construction 5,602 25.9% 5,506   4,536 1,066 23.5%
Manufacturing 2,917 13.5% 2,849   2,723 194 7.1%
Wholesale Trade 867 4.0% 763   747 120 16.1%
Retail Trade 1,496 6.9% 1,283   1,469 27 1.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 793 3.7% 648   667 126 18.9%
Information 583 2.7% 604   437 146 33.4%
Finance and Insurance 575 2.7% 579   489 86 17.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 344 1.6% 313   281 63 22.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 717 3.3% 668   717 0 0.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 46 0.2% 46   52 -6 -11.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,251 10.4% 2,052   2,096 155 7.4%
Educational Services 255 1.2% 299   274 -19 -6.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,283 5.9% 1,302   1,298 -15 -1.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 225 1.0% 177   180 45 25.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 752 3.5% 613   716 36 5.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 543 2.5% 535   443 100 22.6%
Public Administration 448 2.1% 429   422 26 6.2%
Information Not Available 1,299 6.0% 1,090   1,566 -267 -17.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 39,357 30,575 40,652
Male 26,658 67.7% 18,936   27,227 -569 -2.1%
Female 12,699 32.3% 11,639   13,425 -726 -5.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 39,357 30,575 40,652
Hispanic or Latino 73 0.2% 58   87 -14 -16.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 39,284 99.8% 30,517   40,565 -1,281 -3.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 39,357 30,575 40,652
American Indian or Alaskan Native 249 0.6% 179   123 126 102.4%
Asian 146 0.4% 89   105 41 39.0%
Black or African American 3,938 10.0% 3,354   4,651 -713 -15.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 22   0 0 0.0%
White 34,645 88.0% 26,529   35,427 -782 -2.2%
Information Not Available 379 1.0% 402   346 33 9.5%
 
Years of Age 39,357 30,575 40,652
Younger than 22 580 0.8% 831   739 -159 -21.5%
22-24 2,169 3.0% 1,541   1,774 395 22.3%
25-34 9,775 13.5% 7,570   9,644 131 1.4%
35-44 10,612 14.7% 8,191   11,632 -1,020 -8.8%
45-54 10,080 14.0% 7,780   10,315 -235 -2.3%
55-59 3,195 4.4% 2,327   3,452 -257 -7.4%
60-64 1,799 2.5% 1,572   1,965 -166 -8.4%
65 and older 1,147 1.6% 759   1,131 16 1.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 4   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 39,357 30,575 40,652
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 90 0.2% 40   96 -6 -6.3%
Mining 739 1.9% 505   766 -27 -3.5%
Utilities 43 0.1% 27   55 -12 -21.8%
Construction 7,954 20.2% 4,846   7,337 617 8.4%
Manufacturing 9,272 23.5% 7,726   12,066 -2,794 -23.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,585 4.0% 1,644   1,249 336 26.9%
Retail Trade 2,504 6.3% 2,166   2,563 -59 -2.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,890 4.8% 1,313   1,550 340 21.9%
Information 502 1.3% 442   602 -100 -16.6%
Finance and Insurance 971 2.5% 960   866 105 12.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 262 0.7% 219   360 -98 -27.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 962 2.4% 987   871 91 10.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 125 0.3% 80   73 52 71.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,268 8.3% 2,447   3,019 249 8.2%
Educational Services 438 1.1% 576   511 -73 -14.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,546 3.9% 1,773   1,756 -210 -12.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,121 2.8% 929   967 154 15.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,705 4.3% 1,085   1,984 -279 -14.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 739 1.9% 496   784 -45 -5.7%
Public Administration 442 1.1% 393   547 -105 -19.2%
Information Not Available 3,199 8.1% 1,921   2,630 569 21.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,279 19,445 20,772
Male 11,032 54.4% 10,266   10,800 232 2.1%
Female 9,247 45.6% 9,179   9,972 -725 -7.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,279 19,445 20,772
Hispanic or Latino 427 2.1% 420   403 24 6.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,749 97.4% 18,913   20,247 -498 -2.5%
Information Not Available 103 0.5% 112   122 -19 -15.6%
 
Race 20,279 19,445 20,772
American Indian or Alaskan Native 119 0.6% 107   147 -28 -19.0%
Asian 185 0.9% 175   166 19 11.4%
Black or African American 10,473 51.6% 10,069   11,107 -634 -5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1% 21   22 -4 -18.2%
White 9,390 46.3% 8,982   9,310 80 0.9%
Information Not Available 94 0.5% 91   20 74 370.0%
 
Years of Age 20,279 19,445 20,772
Younger than 22 352 1.2% 642   339 13 3.8%
22-24 1,191 4.2% 1,360   1,092 99 9.1%
25-34 5,309 18.6% 5,019   5,073 236 4.7%
35-44 4,910 17.2% 4,741   5,092 -182 -3.6%
45-54 5,085 17.8% 4,718   5,479 -394 -7.2%
55-59 1,631 5.7% 1,450   1,919 -288 -15.0%
60-64 1,124 3.9% 913   1,080 44 4.1%
65 and older 676 2.4% 602   698 -22 -3.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 20,279 19,445 20,772
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 527 2.5% 393   514 13 2.5%
Mining 278 1.3% 281   190 88 46.3%
Utilities 53 0.3% 57   42 11 26.2%
Construction 3,634 17.5% 3,269   2,667 967 36.3%
Manufacturing 1,782 8.6% 1,640   3,175 -1,393 -43.9%
Wholesale Trade 441 2.1% 410   457 -16 -3.5%
Retail Trade 1,454 7.0% 1,400   1,358 96 7.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 674 3.2% 620   696 -22 -3.2%
Information 283 1.4% 268   365 -82 -22.5%
Finance and Insurance 448 2.2% 431   375 73 19.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 248 1.2% 245   260 -12 -4.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,057 5.1% 1,183   826 231 28.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 113 0.5% 140   85 28 32.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,343 6.5% 1,299   1,299 44 3.4%
Educational Services 345 1.7% 393   436 -91 -20.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,451 7.0% 1,547   1,376 75 5.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 369 1.8% 362   354 15 4.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,177 5.7% 1,091   1,038 139 13.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 710 3.4% 731   693 17 2.5%
Public Administration 282 1.4% 274   382 -100 -26.2%
Information Not Available 3,610 17.4% 3,411   4,184 -574 -13.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 108,891 83,850 103,270
Male 74,107 68.1% 54,016   69,265 4,842 7.0%
Female 34,784 31.9% 29,834   34,005 779 2.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 108,891 83,850 103,270
Hispanic or Latino 10,841 10.0% 8,301   10,548 293 2.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 95,820 88.0% 73,695   90,687 5,133 5.7%
Information Not Available 2,230 2.0% 1,854   2,035 195 9.6%
 
Race 108,891 83,850 103,270
American Indian or Alaskan Native 239 0.2% 201   276 -37 -13.4%
Asian 2,500 2.3% 1,961   2,524 -24 -1.0%
Black or African American 7,946 7.3% 6,535   7,653 293 3.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 64 0.1% 48   55 9 16.4%
White 88,778 81.5% 67,848   84,075 4,703 5.6%
Information Not Available 9,364 8.6% 7,257   8,687 677 7.8%
 
Years of Age 108,891 83,850 103,270
Younger than 22 3,679 1.9% 2,579   3,514 165 4.7%
22-24 6,133 3.2% 4,468   5,851 282 4.8%
25-34 23,707 12.4% 18,170   22,249 1,458 6.6%
35-44 27,484 14.4% 21,236   27,113 371 1.4%
45-54 27,427 14.4% 21,162   25,874 1,553 6.0%
55-59 9,713 5.1% 7,625   9,060 653 7.2%
60-64 6,658 3.5% 5,305   6,039 619 10.3%
65 and older 4,090 2.1% 3,305   3,570 520 14.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 108,891 83,850 103,270
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,218 1.1% 819   1,259 -41 -3.3%
Mining 401 0.4% 134   381 20 5.2%
Utilities 117 0.1% 105   64 53 82.8%
Construction 23,830 21.6% 14,611   22,009 1,821 8.3%
Manufacturing 9,876 9.0% 8,372   9,474 402 4.2%
Wholesale Trade 4,555 4.1% 4,051   4,068 487 12.0%
Retail Trade 8,520 7.7% 6,767   8,564 -44 -0.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,800 2.5% 2,083   2,857 -57 -2.0%
Information 1,724 1.6% 1,686   1,893 -169 -8.9%
Finance and Insurance 3,398 3.1% 3,349   2,689 709 26.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,654 1.5% 1,371   1,544 110 7.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,219 4.7% 4,817   5,130 89 1.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 211 0.2% 192   141 70 49.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 14,096 12.8% 9,956   12,917 1,179 9.1%
Educational Services 1,228 1.1% 1,219   1,227 1 0.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,329 4.8% 5,265   5,219 110 2.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,543 3.2% 2,540   3,326 217 6.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,574 7.8% 5,622   8,036 538 6.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,194 2.9% 2,901   3,125 69 2.2%
Public Administration 2,036 1.8% 1,969   2,065 -29 -1.4%
Information Not Available 7,368 6.7% 6,021   7,282 86 1.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 46,711 39,727 38,939
Male 27,471 58.8% 22,040   22,162 5,309 24.0%
Female 19,240 41.2% 17,687   16,777 2,463 14.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 46,711 39,727 38,939
Hispanic or Latino 2,632 5.6% 1,841   1,932 700 36.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 43,329 92.8% 37,195   36,329 7,000 19.3%
Information Not Available 750 1.6% 691   678 72 10.6%
 
Race 46,711 39,727 38,939
American Indian or Alaskan Native 105 0.2% 95   99 6 6.1%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 18,567 39.7% 16,327   16,135 2,432 15.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 82 0.2% 72   76 6 7.9%
White 24,576 52.6% 20,233   20,019 4,557 22.8%
Information Not Available 3,381 7.2% 3,000   2,610 771 29.5%
 
Years of Age 46,711 39,727 38,939
Younger than 22 1,147 1.7% 1,407   938 209 22.3%
22-24 2,556 3.7% 2,357   2,089 467 22.4%
25-34 10,410 15.2% 8,996   8,267 2,143 25.9%
35-44 10,896 15.9% 9,709   9,374 1,522 16.2%
45-54 12,014 17.6% 9,849   10,130 1,884 18.6%
55-59 4,080 6.0% 3,233   3,474 606 17.4%
60-64 2,890 4.2% 2,162   2,366 524 22.1%
65 and older 2,717 4.0% 2,010   2,292 425 18.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 4   9 -8 -88.9%
 
Industry 46,711 39,727 38,939
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 186 0.4% 113   238 -52 -21.8%
Mining 79 0.2% 57   54 25 46.3%
Utilities 44 0.1% 43   48 -4 -8.3%
Construction 8,542 18.2% 6,686   6,552 1,990 30.4%
Manufacturing 828 1.8% 814   895 -67 -7.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,723 3.7% 1,581   1,390 333 24.0%
Retail Trade 1,397 3.0% 1,241   1,273 124 9.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,164 2.5% 969   891 273 30.6%
Information 859 1.8% 782   738 121 16.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,452 5.2% 2,366   1,159 1,293 111.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,041 2.2% 991   867 174 20.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,786 5.9% 2,792   2,636 150 5.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 315 0.7% 19   27 288 1066.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,029 12.9% 4,977   5,636 393 7.0%
Educational Services 918 2.0% 838   879 39 4.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,619 5.6% 2,652   2,296 323 14.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,128 2.4% 900   881 247 28.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,594 9.8% 3,264   3,906 688 17.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,098 2.3% 1,084   967 131 13.5%
Public Administration 878 1.9% 820   738 140 19.0%
Information Not Available 8,031 17.1% 6,738   6,868 1,163 16.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,915 10,487 13,896
Male 9,749 65.4% 6,516   9,114 635 7.0%
Female 5,165 34.6% 3,970   4,782 383 8.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,915 10,487 13,896
Hispanic or Latino 142 1.0% 104   117 25 21.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,959 80.2% 8,677   11,383 576 5.1%
Information Not Available 2,814 18.9% 1,706   2,396 418 17.4%
 
Race 14,915 10,487 13,896
American Indian or Alaskan Native 134 0.9% 93   130 4 3.1%
Asian 53 0.4% 33   51 2 3.9%
Black or African American 120 0.8% 95   102 18 17.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 12,489 83.7% 8,992   11,827 662 5.6%
Information Not Available 2,119 14.2% 1,274   1,786 333 18.6%
 
Years of Age 14,915 10,487 13,896
Younger than 22 574 2.2% 525   520 54 10.4%
22-24 1,021 3.9% 746   984 37 3.8%
25-34 3,382 12.8% 2,285   3,094 288 9.3%
35-44 3,412 12.9% 2,468   3,181 231 7.3%
45-54 3,675 13.9% 2,672   3,568 107 3.0%
55-59 1,377 5.2% 910   1,311 66 5.0%
60-64 896 3.4% 537   817 79 9.7%
65 and older 578 2.2% 344   421 157 37.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,915 10,487 13,896
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 256 1.7% 179   203 53 26.1%
Mining 21 0.1% 10   26 -5 -19.2%
Utilities 19 0.1% 10   14 5 35.7%
Construction 3,240 21.4% 1,851   3,098 142 4.6%
Manufacturing 1,433 9.4% 976   1,469 -36 -2.5%
Wholesale Trade 395 2.6% 254   384 11 2.9%
Retail Trade 1,301 8.6% 844   1,152 149 12.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 326 2.1% 217   265 61 23.0%
Information 72 0.5% 74   88 -16 -18.2%
Finance and Insurance 161 1.1% 144   153 8 5.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 124 0.8% 97   83 41 49.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 208 1.4% 185   191 17 8.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13 0.1% 13   6 7 116.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,217 8.0% 888   1,050 167 15.9%
Educational Services 160 1.1% 128   142 18 12.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 561 3.7% 545   485 76 15.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 300 2.0% 213   288 12 4.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,826 12.0% 1,253   1,671 155 9.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 240 1.6% 194   223 17 7.6%
Public Administration 166 1.1% 140   242 -76 -31.4%
Information Not Available 2,876 19.0% 2,272   2,663 213 8.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 179,668 148,470 179,085
Male 120,898 67.3% 96,822   120,532 366 0.3%
Female 58,760 32.7% 51,640   58,543 217 0.4%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 8   10 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 179,668 148,470 179,085
Hispanic or Latino 7,759 4.3% 6,603   7,696 63 0.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 126,664 70.5% 104,551   126,999 -335 -0.3%
Information Not Available 45,245 25.2% 37,316   44,390 855 1.9%
 
Race 179,668 148,470 179,085
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,219 1.2% 1,974   2,131 88 4.1%
Asian 1,194 0.7% 892   1,330 -136 -10.2%
Black or African American 17,242 9.6% 15,478   17,404 -162 -0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 94 0.1% 77   123 -29 -23.6%
White 105,503 58.7% 86,127   105,763 -260 -0.2%
Information Not Available 53,416 29.7% 43,922   52,334 1,082 2.1%
 
Years of Age 179,668 148,470 179,085
Younger than 22 6,238 2.2% 5,235   7,066 -828 -11.7%
22-24 11,384 4.1% 9,213   11,992 -608 -5.1%
25-34 44,079 15.9% 36,039   45,138 -1,059 -2.3%
35-44 46,245 16.7% 37,862   46,718 -473 -1.0%
45-54 45,491 16.4% 37,610   43,320 2,171 5.0%
55-59 14,049 5.1% 11,961   13,270 779 5.9%
60-64 7,631 2.7% 6,472   7,105 526 7.4%
65 and older 4,549 1.6% 4,075   4,470 79 1.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 3   6 -4 -66.7%
 
Industry 179,668 148,470 179,085
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,277 1.3% 1,773   2,242 35 1.6%
Mining 1,148 0.6% 876   1,225 -77 -6.3%
Utilities 113 0.1% 104   144 -31 -21.5%
Construction 35,141 19.3% 26,460   36,530 -1,389 -3.8%
Manufacturing 30,614 16.8% 25,176   30,029 585 1.9%
Wholesale Trade 5,074 2.8% 4,522   5,828 -754 -12.9%
Retail Trade 12,911 7.1% 11,521   12,597 314 2.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,801 3.2% 4,453   5,180 621 12.0%
Information 1,173 0.6% 1,085   1,310 -137 -10.5%
Finance and Insurance 3,620 2.0% 3,470   3,440 180 5.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,994 1.1% 1,705   2,284 -290 -12.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,431 3.5% 5,686   6,892 -461 -6.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 743 0.4% 693   1,607 -864 -53.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 24,166 13.3% 19,829   23,615 551 2.3%
Educational Services 2,460 1.4% 2,789   2,658 -198 -7.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,117 4.5% 7,845   7,765 352 4.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,078 3.3% 4,643   6,270 -192 -3.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,350 4.6% 7,039   8,986 -636 -7.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,016 1.7% 2,875   3,310 -294 -8.9%
Public Administration 2,570 1.4% 2,328   2,513 57 2.3%
Information Not Available 17,871 9.8% 13,598   14,660 3,211 21.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 72,808 60,615 63,661
Male 54,743 75.2% 44,733   47,420 7,323 15.4%
Female 18,055 24.8% 15,882   16,222 1,833 11.3%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 0   19 -9 -47.4%
 
Ethnicity 72,808 60,615 63,661
Hispanic or Latino 2,465 3.4% 2,048   2,217 248 11.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 64,163 88.1% 53,581   56,942 7,221 12.7%
Information Not Available 6,180 8.5% 4,986   4,502 1,678 37.3%
 
Race 72,808 60,615 63,661
American Indian or Alaskan Native 872 1.2% 749   701 171 24.4%
Asian 1,014 1.4% 855   921 93 10.1%
Black or African American 3,503 4.8% 3,179   3,307 196 5.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 219 0.3% 229   265 -46 -17.4%
White 63,320 87.0% 52,449   55,523 7,797 14.0%
Information Not Available 3,880 5.3% 3,154   2,944 936 31.8%
 
Years of Age 72,808 60,615 63,661
Younger than 22 2,704 2.0% 2,128   3,089 -385 -12.5%
22-24 5,372 4.0% 4,448   4,981 391 7.8%
25-34 18,762 14.1% 15,371   16,400 2,362 14.4%
35-44 16,444 12.4% 13,793   14,920 1,524 10.2%
45-54 17,818 13.4% 14,893   15,447 2,371 15.3%
55-59 6,308 4.8% 5,344   5,021 1,287 25.6%
60-64 3,421 2.6% 2,915   2,441 980 40.1%
65 and older 1,645 1.2% 1,477   780 865 110.9%
Information Not Available 334 0.3% 246   582 -248 -42.6%
 
Industry 72,808 60,615 63,661
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 949 1.3% 778   1,078 -129 -12.0%
Mining 695 0.9% 604   570 125 21.9%
Utilities 295 0.4% 228   232 63 27.2%
Construction 25,488 34.6% 20,814   22,496 2,992 13.3%
Manufacturing 9,603 13.0% 7,417   9,825 -222 -2.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,800 3.8% 2,357   2,574 226 8.8%
Retail Trade 4,452 6.0% 3,827   3,923 529 13.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,966 2.7% 1,587   1,739 227 13.1%
Information 899 1.2% 833   880 19 2.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,706 2.3% 1,603   1,372 334 24.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 775 1.1% 716   742 33 4.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,681 3.6% 2,503   2,146 535 24.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 835 1.1% 734   729 106 14.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,111 8.3% 5,328   5,469 642 11.7%
Educational Services 914 1.2% 948   917 -3 -0.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,684 3.6% 2,668   2,728 -44 -1.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,235 1.7% 1,118   1,101 134 12.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,757 3.7% 2,240   2,533 224 8.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,381 1.9% 1,185   1,156 225 19.5%
Public Administration 1,382 1.9% 1,209   1,110 272 24.5%
Information Not Available 3,200 4.3% 1,918   341 2,859 838.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 64,283 49,452 57,429
Male 38,931 60.6% 29,496   33,817 5,114 15.1%
Female 25,347 39.4% 19,952   23,603 1,744 7.4%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 4   9 -4 -44.4%
 
Ethnicity 64,283 49,452 57,429
Hispanic or Latino 826 1.3% 532   733 93 12.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,893 35.6% 16,992   19,772 3,121 15.8%
Information Not Available 40,564 63.1% 31,928   36,924 3,640 9.9%
 
Race 64,283 49,452 57,429
American Indian or Alaskan Native 538 0.8% 416   436 102 23.4%
Asian 402 0.6% 305   338 64 18.9%
Black or African American 11,690 18.2% 10,000   10,904 786 7.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 523 0.8% 471   455 68 14.9%
White 46,651 72.6% 36,185   42,611 4,040 9.5%
Information Not Available 4,479 7.0% 2,075   2,685 1,794 66.8%
 
Years of Age 64,283 49,452 57,429
Younger than 22 1,321 1.2% 1,613   1,205 116 9.6%
22-24 3,391 3.2% 3,052   3,056 335 11.0%
25-34 14,599 13.6% 11,606   12,855 1,744 13.6%
35-44 15,867 14.8% 12,284   14,162 1,705 12.0%
45-54 17,510 16.3% 12,921   15,217 2,293 15.1%
55-59 5,385 5.0% 3,942   5,003 382 7.6%
60-64 3,471 3.2% 2,333   3,227 244 7.6%
65 and older 2,710 2.5% 1,671   2,702 8 0.3%
Information Not Available 29 0.0% 30   2 27 1350.0%
 
Industry 64,283 49,452 57,429
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 600 0.9% 489   627 -27 -4.3%
Mining 449 0.7% 297   478 -29 -6.1%
Utilities 67 0.1% 59   81 -14 -17.3%
Construction 12,782 19.7% 10,033   10,185 2,597 25.5%
Manufacturing 12,379 19.1% 7,860   11,520 859 7.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,851 2.9% 1,633   1,678 173 10.3%
Retail Trade 5,142 7.9% 4,166   5,152 -10 -0.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,228 5.0% 1,925   2,757 471 17.1%
Information 854 1.3% 817   1,146 -292 -25.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,949 3.0% 1,826   1,476 473 32.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,025 1.6% 891   1,004 21 2.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,444 2.2% 1,472   1,293 151 11.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 133 0.2% 114   99 34 34.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,359 9.8% 5,016   4,687 1,672 35.7%
Educational Services 890 1.4% 951   805 85 10.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,779 5.8% 3,458   3,695 84 2.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,693 2.6% 1,140   1,818 -125 -6.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,894 9.1% 3,799   5,654 240 4.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,567 2.4% 1,361   1,503 64 4.3%
Public Administration 638 1.0% 586   522 116 22.2%
Information Not Available 1,560 2.4% 1,559   1,249 311 24.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Jan 2008 Percent Dec 2007     Jan 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,303 20,029 20,130
Male 12,283 55.1% 10,658   10,861 1,422 13.1%
Female 10,018 44.9% 9,371   9,263 755 8.2%
Information Not Available