Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

July 2008

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
July 2008
Jul 2008 Jun 2008 Monthly Change Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 3,153,478 2,842,129 311,349 2,535,323 618,155 24.4
Alaska 8,231 9,843 -1,612 7,927 304 3.8
Alabama 39,477 33,955 5,522 31,691 7,786 24.6
Arkansas 32,280 30,439 1,841 30,473 1,807 5.9
Arizona 49,767 45,124 4,643 34,340 15,427 44.9
California 475,045 452,458 22,587 358,239 116,806 32.6
Colorado 24,868 24,091 777 19,856 5,012 25.2
Connecticut 48,599 40,257 8,342 40,444 8,155 20.2
District of Columbia 10,086 6,438 3,648 9,257 829 9.0
Delaware 10,029 8,415 1,614 9,495 534 5.6
Florida 185,207 165,115 20,092 72,917 112,290 154.0
Georgia 78,697 76,568 2,129 59,509 19,188 32.2
Hawaii 11,661 11,113 548 7,118 4,543 63.8
Iowa 25,472 25,353 119 17,752 7,720 43.5
Idaho 13,056 13,016 40 8,479 4,577 54.0
Illinois 143,080 144,837 -1,757 127,635 15,445 12.1
Indiana 73,248 58,635 14,613 52,758 20,490 38.8
Kansas 19,364 18,750 614 17,046 2,318 13.6
Kentucky 36,995 36,066 929 35,297 1,698 4.8
Louisiana 25,931 22,155 3,776 22,589 3,342 14.8
Massachusetts 99,040 82,141 16,899 81,746 17,294 21.2
Maryland 48,059 43,762 4,297 36,072 11,987 33.2
Maine 9,485 8,705 780 7,213 2,272 31.5
Michigan 154,281 122,023 32,258 170,648 -16,367 -9.6
Minnesota 43,744 43,342 402 41,717 2,027 4.9
Missouri 55,282 51,673 3,609 52,293 2,989 5.7
Mississippi 27,442 24,354 3,088 24,249 3,193 13.2
Montana 4,082 4,437 -355 3,363 719 21.4
North Carolina 98,446 88,520 9,926 75,994 22,452 29.5
North Dakota 3,058 2,297 761 2,307 751 32.6
Nebraska 11,880 8,927 2,953 8,599 3,281 38.2
New Hampshire 8,977 7,487 1,490 6,584 2,393 36.3
New Jersey 132,837 109,707 23,130 119,023 13,814 11.6
New Mexico 12,847 12,574 273 11,159 1,688 15.1
Nevada 37,153 34,709 2,444 24,413 12,740 52.2
New York 201,044 170,229 30,815 172,621 28,423 16.5
Ohio 113,865 102,042 11,823 94,913 18,952 20.0
Oklahoma 19,307 15,917 3,390 15,411 3,896 25.3
Oregon 54,500 52,029 2,471 38,296 16,204 42.3
Pennsylvania 185,440 167,308 18,132 168,275 17,165 10.2
Puerto Rico 44,904 41,690 3,214 39,877 5,027 12.6
Rhode Island 15,910 12,931 2,979 14,679 1,231 8.4
South Carolina 57,111 49,514 7,597 43,841 13,270 30.3
South Dakota 1,591 1,475 116 1,658 -67 -4.0
Tennessee 56,943 48,126 8,817 50,396 6,547 13.0
Texas 123,203 117,447 5,756 100,819 22,384 22.2
Utah 12,960 11,785 1,175 7,524 5,436 72.2
Virginia 45,651 42,847 2,804 35,157 10,494 29.8
Virgin Islands 425 378 47 388 37 9.5
Vermont 6,149 5,199 950 4,327 1,822 42.1
Washington 55,133 53,422 1,711 39,277 15,856 40.4
Wisconsin 86,977 67,179 19,798 64,785 22,192 34.3
West Virginia 12,688 13,174 -486 13,189 -501 -3.8
Wyoming 1,971 2,151 -180 1,688 283 16.8
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,153,478   2,842,129   2,535,323 618,155 24.4
Male 1,663,132 52.7% 1,569,332   1,288,042 375,090 29.1%
Female 1,487,627 47.2% 1,270,215   1,245,236 242,391 19.5%
Information Not Available 2,719 0.1% 2,582   2,045 674 33.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,153,478   2,842,129   2,535,323    
Hispanic or Latino 495,677 15.7% 454,354   360,493 135,184 37.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,288,065 86.1% 2,052,086   1,875,493 412,572 22.0%
Information Not Available 369,736 10.5% 335,689   299,337 70,399 23.5%
 
Race 3,153,478   2,842,129   2,535,323
American Indian or Alaskan Native 32,304 1.0% 29,466   25,880 6,424 24.8%
Asian 82,976 2.6% 74,523   62,067 20,909 33.7%
Black or African American 583,434 18.5% 517,820   495,285 88,149 17.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10,498 0.3% 11,716   7,939 2,559 32.2%
White 1,743,791 55.3% 1,574,980   1,415,872 327,919 23.2%
Information Not Available 700,473 22.2% 633,622   528,281 172,192 32.6%
 
Years of Age 3,153,478   2,842,129   2,535,323
Younger than 22 102,670 3.3% 107,076   99,727 2,943 3.0%
22-24 167,854 5.3% 157,678   141,836 26,018 18.3%
25-34 713,665 22.6% 660,049   574,175 139,490 24.3%
35-44 762,323 24.2% 700,916   643,732 118,591 18.4%
45-54 797,904 25.3% 703,926   626,910 170,994 27.3%
55-59 284,471 9.0% 242,114   214,428 70,043 32.7%
60-64 182,458 5.8% 152,592   131,014 51,444 39.3%
65 and older 122,668 3.9% 95,980   84,630 38,038 44.9%
Information Not Available 19,465 0.6% 21,798   18,871 594 3.1%
 
Industry 3,153,478   2,842,129   2,535,323
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 57,420 1.8% 55,110   46,815 10,605 22.7%
Mining 7,939 0.3% 8,139   8,050 -111 -1.4%
Utilities 6,877 0.2% 6,384   5,304 1,573 29.7%
Construction 333,295 10.6% 363,155   241,889 91,406 37.8%
Manufacturing 487,963 15.5% 401,178   402,275 85,688 21.3%
Wholesale Trade 116,515 3.7% 109,670   94,084 22,431 23.8%
Retail Trade 251,977 8.0% 246,068   203,051 48,926 24.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 161,233 5.1% 114,505   134,003 27,230 20.3%
Information 87,983 2.8% 82,306   71,829 16,154 22.5%
Finance and Insurance 115,277 3.7% 107,166   85,752 29,525 34.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 47,443 1.5% 45,890   41,501 5,942 14.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 149,200 4.7% 137,517   120,664 28,536 23.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,181 0.3% 11,858   9,387 794 8.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 332,833 10.6% 308,228   250,594 82,239 32.8%
Educational Services 98,290 3.1% 59,149   83,678 14,612 17.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 226,549 7.2% 196,289   203,546 23,003 11.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 43,099 1.4% 37,720   33,680 9,419 28.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 183,279 5.8% 158,510   151,028 32,251 21.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 89,055 2.8% 83,125   76,260 12,795 16.8%
Public Administration 54,813 1.7% 41,910   49,420 5,393 10.9%
Information Not Available 292,257 9.3% 268,252   222,513 69,744 31.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,231 9,843 7,927 304 3.8
Male 3,963 48.1% 5,178   3,652 311 8.5%
Female 4,268 51.9% 4,665   4,275 -7 -0.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,231   9,843   7,927    
Hispanic or Latino 256 3.1% 376   264 -8 -3.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,899 96.0% 9,385   7,573 326 4.3%
Information Not Available 76 0.9% 82   90 -14 -15.6%
 
Race 8,231 9,843 7,927
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,926 35.5% 3,520   2,933 -7 -0.2%
Asian 357 4.3% 743   377 -20 -5.3%
Black or African American 394 4.8% 448   324 70 21.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 68 0.8% 94   79 -11 -13.9%
White 4,258 51.7% 4,710   3,952 306 7.7%
Information Not Available 228 2.8% 328   262 -34 -13.0%
 
Years of Age 8,231 9,843 7,927
Younger than 22 313 2.6% 392   294 19 6.5%
22-24 583 4.8% 693   568 15 2.6%
25-34 2,106 17.4% 2,427   2,031 75 3.7%
35-44 1,857 15.4% 2,310   1,832 25 1.4%
45-54 2,022 16.7% 2,442   1,918 104 5.4%
55-59 688 5.7% 841   642 46 7.2%
60-64 397 3.3% 460   377 20 5.3%
65 and older 265 2.2% 278   265 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,231 9,843 7,927
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 20 0.2% 31   23 -3 -13.0%
Mining 233 2.8% 302   196 37 18.9%
Utilities 42 0.5% 44   25 17 68.0%
Construction 972 11.8% 1,275   938 34 3.6%
Manufacturing 373 4.5% 915   375 -2 -0.5%
Wholesale Trade 136 1.6% 142   103 33 32.0%
Retail Trade 759 9.2% 859   764 -5 -0.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 742 9.0% 787   629 113 18.0%
Information 110 1.3% 94   94 16 17.0%
Finance and Insurance 162 2.0% 183   169 -7 -4.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 184 2.2% 239   191 -7 -3.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 246 3.0% 294   214 32 15.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3 0.0% 8   20 -17 -85.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 490 5.9% 565   395 95 24.1%
Educational Services 457 5.5% 511   518 -61 -11.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 985 11.9% 1,048   1,020 -35 -3.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 93 1.1% 94   104 -11 -10.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 617 7.5% 699   587 30 5.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 507 6.1% 495   465 42 9.0%
Public Administration 897 10.9% 1,010   892 5 0.6%
Information Not Available 203 2.5% 248   205 -2 -1.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 39,477 33,955 31,691
Male 19,258 48.8% 16,549   14,851 4,407 29.7%
Female 20,146 51.0% 17,354   16,769 3,377 20.1%
Information Not Available 73 0.2% 52   71 2 2.8%
 
Ethnicity 39,477 33,955 31,691
Hispanic or Latino 890 2.3% 773   880 10 1.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,674 80.2% 27,019   24,749 6,925 28.0%
Information Not Available 6,913 17.5% 6,163   6,062 851 14.0%
 
Race 39,477 33,955 31,691
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,220 3.1% 1,126   1,053 167 15.9%
Asian 523 1.3% 457   455 68 14.9%
Black or African American 17,182 43.5% 15,167   14,010 3,172 22.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 67 0.2% 46   57 10 17.5%
White 17,981 45.5% 15,050   13,693 4,288 31.3%
Information Not Available 2,504 6.3% 2,109   2,423 81 3.3%
 
Years of Age 39,477 33,955 31,691
Younger than 22 1,646 3.0% 1,182   1,382 264 19.1%
22-24 2,675 4.8% 2,181   2,145 530 24.7%
25-34 9,979 18.0% 8,395   7,960 2,019 25.4%
35-44 9,679 17.4% 8,175   7,876 1,803 22.9%
45-54 9,065 16.3% 8,173   7,330 1,735 23.7%
55-59 3,207 5.8% 2,893   2,500 707 28.3%
60-64 1,876 3.4% 1,744   1,418 458 32.3%
65 and older 1,315 2.4% 1,203   1,050 265 25.2%
Information Not Available 35 0.1% 9   30 5 16.7%
 
Industry 39,477 33,955 31,691
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 368 0.9% 350   343 25 7.3%
Mining 89 0.2% 86   151 -62 -41.1%
Utilities 50 0.1% 47   57 -7 -12.3%
Construction 3,711 9.3% 3,301   2,802 909 32.4%
Manufacturing 10,103 25.4% 8,164   7,596 2,507 33.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,222 3.1% 1,165   921 301 32.7%
Retail Trade 3,619 9.1% 3,230   2,843 776 27.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,259 3.2% 1,078   894 365 40.8%
Information 528 1.3% 486   377 151 40.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,032 2.6% 969   684 348 50.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 418 1.0% 394   344 74 21.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,873 4.7% 1,625   1,724 149 8.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 43 0.1% 43   105 -62 -59.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,406 11.1% 3,211   3,432 974 28.4%
Educational Services 641 1.6% 680   553 88 15.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,505 8.8% 3,069   3,043 462 15.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 193 0.5% 161   240 -47 -19.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,434 6.1% 2,227   2,147 287 13.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,436 3.6% 1,347   1,283 153 11.9%
Public Administration 389 1.0% 359   378 11 2.9%
Information Not Available 2,158 5.4% 1,963   1,774 384 21.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,280 30,439 30,473
Male 15,773 48.9% 15,252   14,671 1,102 7.5%
Female 16,506 51.1% 15,186   15,801 705 4.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,280 30,439 30,473
Hispanic or Latino 950 2.9% 810   695 255 36.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,329 97.1% 29,628   29,777 1,552 5.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 32,280 30,439 30,473
American Indian or Alaskan Native 278 0.9% 277   401 -123 -30.7%
Asian 305 0.9% 255   209 96 45.9%
Black or African American 10,108 31.3% 9,292   9,551 557 5.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 245 0.8% 184   203 42 20.7%
White 20,390 63.2% 19,618   19,412 978 5.0%
Information Not Available 954 3.0% 813   697 257 36.9%
 
Years of Age 32,280 30,439 30,473
Younger than 22 1,005 2.0% 870   881 124 14.1%
22-24 2,174 4.2% 2,142   2,153 21 1.0%
25-34 8,944 17.5% 8,303   8,703 241 2.8%
35-44 8,266 16.1% 7,835   7,589 677 8.9%
45-54 7,255 14.2% 6,894   6,838 417 6.1%
55-59 2,267 4.4% 2,185   2,175 92 4.2%
60-64 1,447 2.8% 1,283   1,356 91 6.7%
65 and older 917 1.8% 924   774 143 18.5%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 3   4 1 25.0%
 
Industry 32,280 30,439 30,473
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 322 1.0% 315   367 -45 -12.3%
Mining 98 0.3% 92   79 19 24.1%
Utilities 54 0.2% 48   79 -25 -31.6%
Construction 2,830 8.7% 2,979   2,933 -103 -3.5%
Manufacturing 7,906 24.3% 7,264   7,228 678 9.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,245 3.8% 1,076   1,220 25 2.0%
Retail Trade 3,688 11.3% 3,626   3,311 377 11.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,038 3.2% 1,098   977 61 6.2%
Information 338 1.0% 271   169 169 100.0%
Finance and Insurance 475 1.5% 451   344 131 38.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 382 1.2% 380   243 139 57.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 857 2.6% 815   678 179 26.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 71 0.2% 70   56 15 26.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,343 10.3% 3,072   2,967 376 12.7%
Educational Services 1,502 4.6% 1,440   1,508 -6 -0.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,026 12.3% 3,567   4,040 -14 -0.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 224 0.7% 222   265 -41 -15.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,589 7.9% 2,332   2,413 176 7.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 655 2.0% 657   813 -158 -19.4%
Public Administration 617 1.9% 647   768 -151 -19.7%
Information Not Available 20 0.1% 17   15 5 33.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,767 45,124 34,340
Male 27,499 55.3% 25,155   18,458 9,041 49.0%
Female 22,268 44.7% 19,969   15,882 6,386 40.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 49,767 45,124 34,340
Hispanic or Latino 20,855 41.9% 18,058   16,399 4,456 27.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,904 58.1% 27,065   17,940 10,964 61.1%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 1   1 7 700.0%
 
Race 49,767 45,124 34,340
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,066 6.2% 2,776   2,250 816 36.3%
Asian 19 0.0% 11   10 9 90.0%
Black or African American 2,831 5.7% 2,526   1,752 1,079 61.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 20,796 41.8% 19,711   12,052 8,744 72.6%
Information Not Available 23,055 46.3% 20,100   18,276 4,779 26.1%
 
Years of Age 49,767 45,124 34,340
Younger than 22 1,616 2.4% 1,405   980 636 64.9%
22-24 2,488 3.7% 2,238   1,524 964 63.3%
25-34 10,336 15.3% 9,567   6,616 3,720 56.2%
35-44 12,349 18.3% 11,330   9,184 3,165 34.5%
45-54 13,396 19.9% 12,040   9,522 3,874 40.7%
55-59 4,698 7.0% 4,322   3,226 1,472 45.6%
60-64 3,083 4.6% 2,650   2,038 1,045 51.3%
65 and older 1,801 2.7% 1,572   1,250 551 44.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 49,767 45,124 34,340
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 7,545 13.2% 5,997   6,949 596 8.6%
Mining 71 0.1% 80   51 20 39.2%
Utilities 57 0.1% 65   55 2 3.6%
Construction 5,865 10.2% 5,643   3,512 2,353 67.0%
Manufacturing 3,013 5.3% 2,885   1,956 1,057 54.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,295 4.0% 1,925   1,584 711 44.9%
Retail Trade 4,017 7.0% 3,555   2,186 1,831 83.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,110 1.9% 1,002   696 414 59.5%
Information 599 1.0% 471   442 157 35.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,684 2.9% 1,652   1,124 560 49.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 903 1.6% 820   567 336 59.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,288 4.0% 2,068   1,304 984 75.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 122 0.2% 116   74 48 64.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,526 7.9% 4,098   2,998 1,528 51.0%
Educational Services 1,634 2.9% 1,345   1,171 463 39.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,016 5.3% 2,788   2,407 609 25.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 552 1.0% 482   404 148 36.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,241 3.9% 1,942   1,685 556 33.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,104 1.9% 990   565 539 95.4%
Public Administration 949 1.7% 791   931 18 1.9%
Information Not Available 6,176 10.8% 6,409   3,679 2,497 67.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 475,045 452,458 358,239
Male 260,502 54.8% 261,423   192,309 68,193 35.5%
Female 214,267 45.1% 190,654   165,750 48,517 29.3%
Information Not Available 276 0.1% 381   180 96 53.3%
 
Ethnicity 475,045 452,458 358,239
Hispanic or Latino 170,972 36.0% 162,423   119,743 51,229 42.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 252,322 53.1% 240,440   198,342 53,980 27.2%
Information Not Available 51,751 10.9% 49,595   40,154 11,597 28.9%
 
Race 475,045 452,458 358,239
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,861 0.8% 2,766   2,161 1,700 78.7%
Asian 40,077 8.4% 36,624   29,171 10,906 37.4%
Black or African American 40,997 8.6% 36,910   30,701 10,296 33.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 167,387 35.2% 164,140   136,309 31,078 22.8%
Information Not Available 222,723 46.9% 212,018   159,897 62,826 39.3%
 
Years of Age 475,045 452,458 358,239
Younger than 22 15,718 2.6% 14,306   11,794 3,924 33.3%
22-24 28,679 4.7% 25,942   21,968 6,711 30.5%
25-34 112,419 18.3% 104,912   80,759 31,660 39.2%
35-44 112,327 18.2% 108,250   89,402 22,925 25.6%
45-54 120,140 19.5% 116,453   90,483 29,657 32.8%
55-59 40,445 6.6% 39,104   31,241 9,204 29.5%
60-64 26,473 4.3% 25,370   19,807 6,666 33.7%
65 and older 18,568 3.0% 17,740   12,695 5,873 46.3%
Information Not Available 276 0.0% 381   90 186 206.7%
 
Industry 475,045 452,458 358,239
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 33,827 6.6% 34,526   26,740 7,087 26.5%
Mining 827 0.2% 763   720 107 14.9%
Utilities 2,206 0.4% 1,621   1,080 1,126 104.3%
Construction 62,966 12.4% 71,054   44,926 18,040 40.2%
Manufacturing 63,333 12.4% 59,134   46,457 16,876 36.3%
Wholesale Trade 4,320 0.8% 3,910   2,341 1,979 84.5%
Retail Trade 40,997 8.1% 42,346   31,871 9,126 28.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 16,178 3.2% 14,402   8,823 7,355 83.4%
Information 37,871 7.4% 37,482   33,852 4,019 11.9%
Finance and Insurance 17,005 3.3% 16,404   10,984 6,021 54.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 8,181 1.6% 8,584   8,193 -12 -0.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 9,376 1.8% 8,870   5,402 3,974 73.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 69,492 13.7% 67,048   49,428 20,064 40.6%
Educational Services 27,300 5.4% 13,734   21,338 5,962 27.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 26,473 5.2% 22,985   20,978 5,495 26.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 7,905 1.6% 6,772   5,942 1,963 33.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 19,855 3.9% 17,454   14,765 5,090 34.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 12,042 2.4% 12,017   8,193 3,849 47.0%
Public Administration 4,596 0.9% 3,147   2,251 2,345 104.2%
Information Not Available 10,295 2.0% 10,205   13,955 -3,660 -26.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,868 24,091 19,856
Male 12,592 50.6% 12,354   9,526 3,066 32.2%
Female 12,276 49.4% 11,737   10,330 1,946 18.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,868 24,091 19,856
Hispanic or Latino 4,371 17.6% 4,126   3,701 670 18.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,523 66.4% 16,070   12,979 3,544 27.3%
Information Not Available 3,974 16.0% 3,895   3,176 798 25.1%
 
Race 24,868 24,091 19,856
American Indian or Alaskan Native 422 1.7% 405   307 115 37.5%
Asian 501 2.0% 495   500 1 0.2%
Black or African American 1,791 7.2% 1,704   1,461 330 22.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 94 0.4% 85   73 21 28.8%
White 16,797 67.5% 16,354   13,514 3,283 24.3%
Information Not Available 5,263 21.2% 5,048   4,001 1,262 31.5%
 
Years of Age 24,868 24,091 19,856
Younger than 22 355 0.9% 337   268 87 32.5%
22-24 825 2.1% 814   668 157 23.5%
25-34 5,042 12.6% 4,895   3,865 1,177 30.5%
35-44 6,201 15.5% 6,010   5,054 1,147 22.7%
45-54 7,331 18.3% 7,139   5,892 1,439 24.4%
55-59 2,747 6.9% 2,647   2,232 515 23.1%
60-64 1,639 4.1% 1,560   1,273 366 28.8%
65 and older 728 1.8% 689   597 131 21.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   7 -7 -100.0%
 
Industry 24,868 24,091 19,856
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 158 0.6% 121   75 83 110.7%
Mining 153 0.6% 153   118 35 29.7%
Utilities 29 0.1% 28   23 6 26.1%
Construction 3,157 12.6% 3,309   2,480 677 27.3%
Manufacturing 2,500 10.0% 2,261   1,908 592 31.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,204 4.8% 1,114   938 266 28.4%
Retail Trade 2,198 8.8% 2,116   1,832 366 20.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 704 2.8% 694   518 186 35.9%
Information 1,027 4.1% 961   743 284 38.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,652 6.6% 1,500   1,210 442 36.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 606 2.4% 565   515 91 17.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,153 8.6% 2,086   1,636 517 31.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 300 1.2% 284   159 141 88.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,996 12.0% 2,931   2,254 742 32.9%
Educational Services 723 2.9% 650   694 29 4.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,053 8.2% 1,973   1,870 183 9.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 364 1.5% 399   343 21 6.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,285 5.1% 1,427   1,093 192 17.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 585 2.3% 543   554 31 5.6%
Public Administration 471 1.9% 427   467 4 0.9%
Information Not Available 550 2.2% 549   426 124 29.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,599 40,257 40,444
Male 24,656 50.7% 22,640   19,195 5,461 28.5%
Female 23,943 49.3% 17,617   21,249 2,694 12.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 48,599 40,257 40,444
Hispanic or Latino 6,170 12.7% 5,413   5,041 1,129 22.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 42,429 87.3% 34,844   35,403 7,026 19.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 48,599 40,257 40,444
American Indian or Alaskan Native 183 0.4% 164   145 38 26.2%
Asian 685 1.4% 610   563 122 21.7%
Black or African American 6,837 14.1% 6,036   5,739 1,098 19.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 26,183 53.9% 23,476   21,392 4,791 22.4%
Information Not Available 14,711 30.3% 9,971   12,605 2,106 16.7%
 
Years of Age 48,599 40,257 40,444
Younger than 22 1,430 2.0% 1,286   1,166 264 22.6%
22-24 2,454 3.4% 2,362   2,188 266 12.2%
25-34 10,076 14.1% 8,709   8,366 1,710 20.4%
35-44 11,529 16.2% 9,368   9,938 1,591 16.0%
45-54 12,315 17.3% 10,020   10,064 2,251 22.4%
55-59 4,431 6.2% 3,653   3,549 882 24.9%
60-64 3,409 4.8% 2,758   2,842 567 20.0%
65 and older 2,955 4.1% 2,101   2,331 624 26.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 48,599 40,257 40,444
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 187 0.4% 142   178 9 5.1%
Mining 18 0.0% 21   17 1 5.9%
Utilities 55 0.1% 53   46 9 19.6%
Construction 4,751 9.7% 5,291   2,847 1,904 66.9%
Manufacturing 5,846 12.0% 5,112   5,020 826 16.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,072 4.2% 1,887   1,685 387 23.0%
Retail Trade 5,467 11.2% 5,076   4,377 1,090 24.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,166 10.6% 1,303   4,792 374 7.8%
Information 1,193 2.4% 1,048   677 516 76.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,260 4.6% 2,116   2,177 83 3.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 732 1.5% 695   549 183 33.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,341 4.8% 2,149   2,033 308 15.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 213 0.4% 202   134 79 59.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,733 9.7% 4,420   3,801 932 24.5%
Educational Services 1,559 3.2% 795   1,353 206 15.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,019 8.2% 3,424   3,661 358 9.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 875 1.8% 764   798 77 9.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,313 8.8% 3,370   3,821 492 12.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,357 2.8% 1,217   1,080 277 25.6%
Public Administration 729 1.5% 493   776 -47 -6.1%
Information Not Available 713 1.5% 679   622 91 14.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,086 6,438 9,257
Male 4,629 45.9% 3,102   4,494 135 3.0%
Female 5,457 54.1% 3,336   4,763 694 14.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,086 6,438 9,257
Hispanic or Latino 1,066 10.6% 614   792 274 34.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,730 86.6% 5,663   7,891 839 10.6%
Information Not Available 290 2.9% 161   574 -284 -49.5%
 
Race 10,086 6,438 9,257
American Indian or Alaskan Native 80 0.8% 46   72 8 11.1%
Asian 179 1.8% 152   216 -37 -17.1%
Black or African American 8,002 79.3% 5,075   7,368 634 8.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 87 0.9% 60   110 -23 -20.9%
White 1,734 17.2% 1,100   1,391 343 24.7%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 5   100 -96 -96.0%
 
Years of Age 10,086 6,438 9,257
Younger than 22 212 1.9% 149   218 -6 -2.8%
22-24 490 4.3% 335   468 22 4.7%
25-34 2,259 20.0% 1,599   2,291 -32 -1.4%
35-44 2,611 23.1% 1,698   2,441 170 7.0%
45-54 2,822 25.0% 1,694   2,516 306 12.2%
55-59 878 7.8% 514   724 154 21.3%
60-64 538 4.8% 300   409 129 31.5%
65 and older 276 2.4% 149   190 86 45.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,086 6,438 9,257
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Construction 9 0.1% 6   55 -46 -83.6%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 0   3 -2 -66.7%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 0   9 -9 -100.0%
Retail Trade 5 0.0% 3   23 -18 -78.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Information 1 0.0% 1   12 -11 -91.7%
Finance and Insurance 3 0.0% 1   1 2 200.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 10 0.1% 2   10 0 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 0 0.0% 5   29 -29 -100.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 25 0.2% 12   12 13 108.3%
Educational Services 6 0.1% 4   35 -29 -82.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5 0.0% 7   44 -39 -88.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 9 0.1% 4   10 -1 -10.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2 0.0% 1   34 -32 -94.1%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 10,010 99.2% 6,392   8,974 1,036 11.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,029 8,415 9,495
Male 4,931 49.2% 4,225   4,206 725 17.2%
Female 5,098 50.8% 4,190   5,289 -191 -3.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,029 8,415 9,495
Hispanic or Latino 372 3.7% 283   329 43 13.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,657 96.3% 8,132   9,166 491 5.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 10,029 8,415 9,495
American Indian or Alaskan Native 14 0.1% 17   17 -3 -17.6%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 3,826 38.2% 3,234   3,821 5 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 45 0.4% 43   72 -27 -37.5%
White 5,535 55.2% 4,660   4,938 597 12.1%
Information Not Available 608 6.1% 460   648 -40 -6.2%
 
Years of Age 10,029 8,415 9,495
Younger than 22 256 1.7% 194   2,026 -1,770 -87.4%
22-24 588 3.9% 481   624 -36 -5.8%
25-34 2,476 16.5% 2,040   2,193 283 12.9%
35-44 2,395 16.0% 1,988   2,479 -84 -3.4%
45-54 2,447 16.3% 2,075   1,575 872 55.4%
55-59 822 5.5% 727   346 476 137.6%
60-64 570 3.8% 503   160 410 256.3%
65 and older 394 2.6% 346   79 315 398.7%
Information Not Available 81 0.5% 61   13 68 523.1%
 
Industry 10,029 8,415 9,495
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 18 0.2% 13   19 -1 -5.3%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 20 0.2% 14   7 13 185.7%
Construction 1,049 10.4% 945   844 205 24.3%
Manufacturing 657 6.5% 508   574 83 14.5%
Wholesale Trade 374 3.7% 321   305 69 22.6%
Retail Trade 1,758 17.5% 1,562   1,518 240 15.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 324 3.2% 287   355 -31 -8.7%
Information 142 1.4% 129   143 -1 -0.7%
Finance and Insurance 723 7.2% 592   908 -185 -20.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 232 2.3% 210   222 10 4.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 639 6.4% 518   474 165 34.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34 0.3% 32   31 3 9.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,760 17.5% 1,446   1,556 204 13.1%
Educational Services 290 2.9% 144   360 -70 -19.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 777 7.7% 646   844 -67 -7.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 130 1.3% 119   129 1 0.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 731 7.3% 605   748 -17 -2.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 266 2.6% 241   296 -30 -10.1%
Public Administration 50 0.5% 44   93 -43 -46.2%
Information Not Available 55 0.5% 39   69 -14 -20.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 185,207 165,115 72,917
Male 99,403 53.7% 91,793   37,963 61,440 161.8%
Female 85,767 46.3% 73,322   34,932 50,835 145.5%
Information Not Available 37 0.0% 0   22 15 68.2%
 
Ethnicity 185,207 165,115 72,917
Hispanic or Latino 60,767 32.8% 54,325   23,937 36,830 153.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 110,096 59.4% 97,838   43,715 66,381 151.8%
Information Not Available 14,344 7.7% 12,952   5,265 9,079 172.4%
 
Race 185,207 165,115 72,917
American Indian or Alaskan Native 596 0.3% 413   310 286 92.3%
Asian 1,192 0.6% 1,201   686 506 73.8%
Black or African American 38,114 20.6% 32,062   14,800 23,314 157.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,012 1.1% 1,614   1,283 729 56.8%
White 107,898 58.3% 98,551   41,348 66,550 161.0%
Information Not Available 35,395 19.1% 31,274   14,490 20,905 144.3%
 
Years of Age 185,207 165,115 72,917
Younger than 22 5,030 1.8% 4,355   1,726 3,304 191.4%
22-24 8,793 3.1% 7,696   3,097 5,696 183.9%
25-34 39,269 14.0% 37,806   14,048 25,221 179.5%
35-44 44,634 15.9% 38,482   18,119 26,515 146.3%
45-54 44,709 16.0% 40,472   18,804 25,905 137.8%
55-59 18,927 6.8% 16,106   7,743 11,184 144.4%
60-64 13,003 4.6% 11,563   5,509 7,494 136.0%
65 and older 10,842 3.9% 8,635   3,871 6,971 180.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 185,207 165,115 72,917
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,583 2.4% 2,140   3,097 1,486 48.0%
Mining 149 0.1% 113   0 149 0.0%
Utilities 410 0.2% 488   199 211 106.0%
Construction 22,392 11.8% 21,625   8,296 14,096 169.9%
Manufacturing 14,195 7.5% 11,826   4,978 9,217 185.2%
Wholesale Trade 8,010 4.2% 7,847   2,787 5,223 187.4%
Retail Trade 18,331 9.7% 16,894   7,101 11,230 158.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,998 3.2% 5,631   1,947 4,051 208.1%
Information 3,428 1.8% 2,966   1,372 2,056 149.9%
Finance and Insurance 8,756 4.6% 8,635   3,761 4,995 132.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,024 2.1% 4,092   1,460 2,564 175.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 10,805 5.7% 9,724   4,933 5,872 119.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,229 0.6% 939   265 964 363.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 36,438 19.2% 33,301   12,765 23,673 185.5%
Educational Services 5,626 3.0% 2,966   1,659 3,967 239.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 11,438 6.0% 9,423   4,425 7,013 158.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,726 2.0% 3,003   1,593 2,133 133.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 11,438 6.0% 9,611   4,425 7,013 158.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,955 2.6% 4,430   2,146 2,809 130.9%
Public Administration 1,826 1.0% 1,840   774 1,052 135.9%
Information Not Available 7,450 3.9% 7,621   4,934 2,516 51.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 78,697 76,568 59,509
Male 38,649 49.1% 38,131   26,544 12,105 45.6%
Female 38,974 49.5% 37,436   32,193 6,781 21.1%
Information Not Available 1,074 1.4% 1,001   772 302 39.1%
 
Ethnicity 78,697 76,568 59,509
Hispanic or Latino 320 0.4% 284   162 158 97.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 77,303 98.2% 75,283   58,575 18,728 32.0%
Information Not Available 1,074 1.4% 1,001   772 302 39.1%
 
Race 78,697 76,568 59,509
American Indian or Alaskan Native 430 0.5% 370   256 174 68.0%
Asian 1,024 1.3% 1,043   678 346 51.0%
Black or African American 39,009 49.6% 38,129   33,260 5,749 17.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 37,160 47.2% 36,025   24,536 12,624 51.5%
Information Not Available 1,074 1.4% 1,001   779 295 37.9%
 
Years of Age 78,697 76,568 59,509
Younger than 22 2,088 1.9% 1,948   1,633 455 27.9%
22-24 3,965 3.5% 3,855   3,031 934 30.8%
25-34 18,477 16.5% 18,220   14,249 4,228 29.7%
35-44 19,768 17.7% 19,543   15,586 4,182 26.8%
45-54 18,761 16.8% 18,398   14,141 4,620 32.7%
55-59 6,453 5.8% 6,229   4,759 1,694 35.6%
60-64 3,941 3.5% 3,845   2,684 1,257 46.8%
65 and older 2,297 2.1% 2,218   1,595 702 44.0%
Information Not Available 2,947 2.6% 2,312   1,831 1,116 61.0%
 
Industry 78,697 76,568 59,509
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,092 1.4% 1,335   914 178 19.5%
Mining 122 0.2% 104   64 58 90.6%
Utilities 119 0.1% 122   133 -14 -10.5%
Construction 5,740 7.2% 5,707   3,550 2,190 61.7%
Manufacturing 8,883 11.1% 8,192   7,996 887 11.1%
Wholesale Trade 4,223 5.3% 3,828   2,797 1,426 51.0%
Retail Trade 5,881 7.4% 6,080   4,251 1,630 38.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,863 2.3% 1,822   1,422 441 31.0%
Information 1,457 1.8% 1,529   1,027 430 41.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,264 2.8% 2,322   1,830 434 23.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,437 1.8% 1,413   1,000 437 43.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 11,987 15.0% 11,946   9,329 2,658 28.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 189 0.2% 183   134 55 41.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 240 0.3% 235   199 41 20.6%
Educational Services 1,730 2.2% 1,618   1,508 222 14.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,759 6.0% 4,552   4,740 19 0.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,249 5.3% 4,286   3,500 749 21.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 785 1.0% 752   580 205 35.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,303 1.6% 1,212   1,046 257 24.6%
Public Administration 1,039 1.3% 968   879 160 18.2%
Information Not Available 19,335 24.2% 18,362   12,610 6,725 53.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,661 11,113 7,118
Male 7,441 63.8% 7,143   4,181 3,260 78.0%
Female 4,220 36.2% 3,970   2,937 1,283 43.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,661 11,113 7,118
Hispanic or Latino 718 6.2% 665   407 311 76.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,953 76.8% 8,541   5,405 3,548 65.6%
Information Not Available 1,990 17.1% 1,907   1,306 684 52.4%
 
Race 11,661 11,113 7,118
American Indian or Alaskan Native 93 0.8% 77   74 19 25.7%
Asian 3,815 32.7% 3,711   2,355 1,460 62.0%
Black or African American 191 1.6% 190   162 29 17.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3,172 27.2% 3,068   1,747 1,425 81.6%
White 2,849 24.4% 2,643   1,863 986 52.9%
Information Not Available 1,541 13.2% 1,424   917 624 68.0%
 
Years of Age 11,661 11,113 7,118
Younger than 22 258 1.9% 236   128 130 101.6%
22-24 583 4.2% 527   279 304 109.0%
25-34 2,688 19.5% 2,486   1,494 1,194 79.9%
35-44 2,794 20.3% 2,712   1,750 1,044 59.7%
45-54 2,940 21.3% 2,831   1,862 1,078 57.9%
55-59 1,232 8.9% 1,175   776 456 58.8%
60-64 734 5.3% 713   516 218 42.2%
65 and older 432 3.1% 433   313 119 38.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,661 11,113 7,118
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 311 2.6% 331   317 -6 -1.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 4   2 5 250.0%
Construction 3,336 27.9% 3,387   1,611 1,725 107.1%
Manufacturing 238 2.0% 224   178 60 33.7%
Wholesale Trade 172 1.4% 140   128 44 34.4%
Retail Trade 594 5.0% 520   420 174 41.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,245 10.4% 1,408   342 903 264.0%
Information 358 3.0% 273   204 154 75.5%
Finance and Insurance 159 1.3% 132   115 44 38.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 182 1.5% 190   118 64 54.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 326 2.7% 294   264 62 23.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 39 0.3% 25   16 23 143.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,138 9.5% 995   654 484 74.0%
Educational Services 59 0.5% 41   56 3 5.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 468 3.9% 395   423 45 10.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 118 1.0% 101   80 38 47.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,135 9.5% 1,018   971 164 16.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 236 2.0% 210   155 81 52.3%
Public Administration 177 1.5% 152   151 26 17.2%
Information Not Available 1,363 11.4% 1,273   913 450 49.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,472 25,353 17,752
Male 13,015 51.1% 13,922   8,745 4,270 48.8%
Female 12,457 48.9% 11,431   9,007 3,450 38.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,472 25,353 17,752
Hispanic or Latino 753 3.0% 775   600 153 25.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,412 76.2% 20,637   16,950 2,462 14.5%
Information Not Available 5,307 20.8% 3,941   202 5,105 2527.2%
 
Race 25,472 25,353 17,752
American Indian or Alaskan Native 92 0.4% 108   61 31 50.8%
Asian 216 0.8% 174   146 70 47.9%
Black or African American 1,671 6.6% 1,748   902 769 85.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 17,433 68.4% 18,607   15,841 1,592 10.0%
Information Not Available 6,060 23.8% 4,716   802 5,258 655.6%
 
Years of Age 25,472 25,353 17,752
Younger than 22 723 1.8% 729   408 315 77.2%
22-24 1,418 3.4% 1,371   898 520 57.9%
25-34 5,464 13.2% 5,623   3,669 1,795 48.9%
35-44 5,716 13.9% 5,721   4,351 1,365 31.4%
45-54 6,871 16.7% 6,757   4,693 2,178 46.4%
55-59 2,535 6.1% 2,451   1,713 822 48.0%
60-64 1,639 4.0% 1,619   1,159 480 41.4%
65 and older 1,106 2.7% 1,082   851 255 30.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   10 -10 -100.0%
 
Industry 25,472 25,353 17,752
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 176 0.7% 124   105 71 67.6%
Mining 15 0.1% 56   18 -3 -16.7%
Utilities 33 0.1% 46   26 7 26.9%
Construction 2,211 8.6% 3,436   1,905 306 16.1%
Manufacturing 7,807 30.4% 6,887   4,071 3,736 91.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,002 3.9% 971   848 154 18.2%
Retail Trade 2,083 8.1% 2,015   1,752 331 18.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,103 4.3% 1,095   860 243 28.3%
Information 852 3.3% 783   708 144 20.3%
Finance and Insurance 766 3.0% 743   544 222 40.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 227 0.9% 207   202 25 12.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,008 3.9% 934   742 266 35.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 32 0.1% 40   57 -25 -43.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,241 8.7% 2,219   1,398 843 60.3%
Educational Services 604 2.4% 498   392 212 54.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,553 6.1% 1,472   1,455 98 6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 254 1.0% 238   177 77 43.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,101 8.2% 1,910   1,304 797 61.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 818 3.2% 743   727 91 12.5%
Public Administration 280 1.1% 252   205 75 36.6%
Information Not Available 306 1.2% 684   256 50 19.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,056 13,016 8,479
Male 7,304 55.9% 7,936   4,271 3,033 71.0%
Female 5,752 44.1% 5,080   4,206 1,546 36.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,056 13,016 8,479
Hispanic or Latino 1,477 11.3% 1,194   874 603 69.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,973 84.0% 11,266   7,070 3,903 55.2%
Information Not Available 606 4.6% 556   535 71 13.3%
 
Race 13,056 13,016 8,479
American Indian or Alaskan Native 254 1.9% 256   184 70 38.0%
Asian 158 1.2% 136   175 -17 -9.7%
Black or African American 78 0.6% 71   68 10 14.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 47 0.4% 48   30 17 56.7%
White 10,502 80.4% 10,763   6,768 3,734 55.2%
Information Not Available 2,017 15.4% 1,742   1,254 763 60.8%
 
Years of Age 13,056 13,016 8,479
Younger than 22 387 1.7% 380   194 193 99.5%
22-24 696 3.1% 734   420 276 65.7%
25-34 2,987 13.1% 2,982   1,775 1,212 68.3%
35-44 2,973 13.1% 2,971   1,891 1,082 57.2%
45-54 3,313 14.6% 3,350   2,368 945 39.9%
55-59 1,283 5.6% 1,248   900 383 42.6%
60-64 835 3.7% 779   530 305 57.5%
65 and older 582 2.6% 572   401 181 45.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,056 13,016 8,479
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 290 2.2% 597   250 40 16.0%
Mining 41 0.3% 73   18 23 127.8%
Utilities 18 0.1% 19   10 8 80.0%
Construction 2,107 15.8% 2,451   931 1,176 126.3%
Manufacturing 2,193 16.4% 1,771   1,641 552 33.6%
Wholesale Trade 476 3.6% 490   288 188 65.3%
Retail Trade 1,287 9.6% 1,201   708 579 81.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 723 5.4% 806   532 191 35.9%
Information 255 1.9% 172   126 129 102.4%
Finance and Insurance 401 3.0% 364   182 219 120.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 183 1.4% 169   79 104 131.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 576 4.3% 565   316 260 82.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.1% 14   10 1 10.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,060 7.9% 901   646 414 64.1%
Educational Services 204 1.5% 162   149 55 36.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 860 6.4% 801   683 177 25.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 167 1.3% 211   79 88 111.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 542 4.1% 571   390 152 39.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 367 2.7% 353   264 103 39.0%
Public Administration 255 1.9% 238   232 23 9.9%
Information Not Available 1,040 7.8% 1,087   945 95 10.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 143,080 144,837 127,635
Male 74,887 52.3% 79,465   64,689 10,198 15.8%
Female 68,193 47.7% 65,372   62,946 5,247 8.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 143,080 144,837 127,635
Hispanic or Latino 17,014 11.9% 18,334   14,221 2,793 19.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 126,066 88.1% 126,503   113,414 12,652 11.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 143,080 144,837 127,635
American Indian or Alaskan Native 531 0.4% 532   418 113 27.0%
Asian 3,781 2.6% 3,659   2,977 804 27.0%
Black or African American 37,858 26.5% 37,188   35,572 2,286 6.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 99,539 69.6% 102,099   87,690 11,849 13.5%
Information Not Available 1,371 1.0% 1,358   978 393 40.2%
 
Years of Age 143,080 144,837 127,635
Younger than 22 3,429 1.5% 3,241   2,876 553 19.2%
22-24 7,039 3.0% 6,972   6,308 731 11.6%
25-34 33,413 14.2% 34,144   29,842 3,571 12.0%
35-44 36,050 15.4% 36,735   32,633 3,417 10.5%
45-54 37,482 16.0% 38,285   33,518 3,964 11.8%
55-59 13,129 5.6% 13,148   11,630 1,499 12.9%
60-64 8,101 3.5% 7,988   7,084 1,017 14.4%
65 and older 4,437 1.9% 4,324   3,744 693 18.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 143,080 144,837 127,635
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 329 0.2% 379   308 21 6.8%
Mining 388 0.3% 571   456 -68 -14.9%
Utilities 153 0.1% 190   154 -1 -0.6%
Construction 17,613 12.3% 22,751   13,753 3,860 28.1%
Manufacturing 20,789 14.5% 19,586   20,128 661 3.3%
Wholesale Trade 7,142 5.0% 6,758   5,907 1,235 20.9%
Retail Trade 13,611 9.5% 13,544   12,168 1,443 11.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,878 6.9% 9,465   8,240 1,638 19.9%
Information 2,959 2.1% 2,888   2,565 394 15.4%
Finance and Insurance 7,869 5.5% 7,998   7,032 837 11.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,215 1.5% 2,291   1,911 304 15.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,357 5.8% 8,160   7,305 1,052 14.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 859 0.6% 832   376 483 128.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 16,396 11.4% 16,593   14,574 1,822 12.5%
Educational Services 3,785 2.6% 3,043   3,840 -55 -1.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,830 6.9% 9,551   9,682 148 1.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,509 1.1% 1,490   1,470 39 2.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 9,600 6.7% 9,146   8,545 1,055 12.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,788 2.6% 3,683   3,618 170 4.7%
Public Administration 2,836 2.0% 2,775   3,015 -179 -5.9%
Information Not Available 3,174 2.2% 3,143   2,588 586 22.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 73,248 58,635 52,758
Male 40,858 55.8% 31,851   26,810 14,048 52.4%
Female 32,330 44.1% 26,736   25,876 6,454 24.9%
Information Not Available 60 0.1% 48   72 -12 -16.7%
 
Ethnicity 73,248 58,635 52,758
Hispanic or Latino 3,374 4.6% 2,442   2,150 1,224 56.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 55,753 76.1% 44,052   41,107 14,646 35.6%
Information Not Available 14,121 19.3% 12,141   9,501 4,620 48.6%
 
Race 73,248 58,635 52,758
American Indian or Alaskan Native 315 0.4% 277   279 36 12.9%
Asian 560 0.8% 455   347 213 61.4%
Black or African American 10,001 13.7% 8,654   8,953 1,048 11.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 67 0.1% 65   44 23 52.3%
White 58,581 80.0% 46,452   40,679 17,902 44.0%
Information Not Available 3,724 5.1% 2,732   2,456 1,268 51.6%
 
Years of Age 73,248 58,635 52,758
Younger than 22 1,673 1.3% 1,355   1,266 407 32.1%
22-24 3,652 2.9% 2,988   2,829 823 29.1%
25-34 17,000 13.3% 13,752   12,727 4,273 33.6%
35-44 18,626 14.6% 14,586   13,687 4,939 36.1%
45-54 19,459 15.2% 15,496   13,483 5,976 44.3%
55-59 6,701 5.2% 5,333   4,445 2,256 50.8%
60-64 3,836 3.0% 3,144   2,696 1,140 42.3%
65 and older 2,301 1.8% 1,981   1,625 676 41.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 73,248 58,635 52,758
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 156 0.2% 177   125 31 24.8%
Mining 89 0.1% 85   98 -9 -9.2%
Utilities 52 0.1% 51   52 0 0.0%
Construction 5,617 7.7% 6,455   4,257 1,360 31.9%
Manufacturing 28,447 38.8% 15,998   14,469 13,978 96.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,283 3.1% 2,075   1,855 428 23.1%
Retail Trade 4,706 6.4% 4,410   4,251 455 10.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,235 4.4% 2,949   2,459 776 31.6%
Information 626 0.9% 586   441 185 42.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,564 2.1% 1,504   1,432 132 9.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 769 1.0% 788   654 115 17.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,052 2.8% 1,807   1,406 646 45.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 222 0.3% 212   138 84 60.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,695 7.8% 5,342   4,576 1,119 24.5%
Educational Services 1,663 2.3% 1,396   1,299 364 28.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,710 6.4% 4,437   4,636 74 1.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 561 0.8% 534   509 52 10.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,376 4.6% 3,305   3,114 262 8.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,521 2.1% 1,338   1,169 352 30.1%
Public Administration 566 0.8% 513   394 172 43.7%
Information Not Available 5,338 7.3% 4,673   5,424 -86 -1.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,364 18,750 17,046
Male 9,953 51.4% 10,108   8,517 1,436 16.9%
Female 9,411 48.6% 8,642   8,529 882 10.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,364 18,750 17,046
Hispanic or Latino 1,390 7.2% 1,417   823 567 68.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,476 48.9% 9,137   9,046 430 4.8%
Information Not Available 8,498 43.9% 8,196   7,177 1,321 18.4%
 
Race 19,364 18,750 17,046
American Indian or Alaskan Native 281 1.5% 300   241 40 16.6%
Asian 243 1.3% 231   199 44 22.1%
Black or African American 3,160 16.3% 3,065   2,870 290 10.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43 0.2% 35   34 9 26.5%
White 14,037 72.5% 13,551   12,511 1,526 12.2%
Information Not Available 1,600 8.3% 1,568   1,191 409 34.3%
 
Years of Age 19,364 18,750 17,046
Younger than 22 473 1.5% 439   424 49 11.6%
22-24 1,066 3.3% 998   904 162 17.9%
25-34 4,790 14.8% 4,521   4,145 645 15.6%
35-44 4,457 13.8% 4,461   4,231 226 5.3%
45-54 5,118 15.8% 4,927   4,430 688 15.5%
55-59 1,720 5.3% 1,686   1,463 257 17.6%
60-64 1,105 3.4% 1,116   875 230 26.3%
65 and older 635 2.0% 602   574 61 10.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,364 18,750 17,046
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 130 0.7% 138   129 1 0.8%
Mining 133 0.7% 142   110 23 20.9%
Utilities 27 0.1% 26   43 -16 -37.2%
Construction 1,929 9.9% 2,363   1,546 383 24.8%
Manufacturing 3,191 16.4% 2,869   2,765 426 15.4%
Wholesale Trade 759 3.9% 834   842 -83 -9.9%
Retail Trade 1,600 8.2% 1,470   1,406 194 13.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 655 3.4% 660   522 133 25.5%
Information 905 4.6% 845   967 -62 -6.4%
Finance and Insurance 735 3.8% 675   583 152 26.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 281 1.4% 268   330 -49 -14.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,027 5.3% 957   854 173 20.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 74 0.4% 53   47 27 57.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,008 10.3% 2,082   1,632 376 23.0%
Educational Services 489 2.5% 427   417 72 17.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,978 10.1% 1,792   1,763 215 12.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 129 0.7% 105   103 26 25.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 965 5.0% 891   794 171 21.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 582 3.0% 552   580 2 0.3%
Public Administration 455 2.3% 363   443 12 2.7%
Information Not Available 1,312 6.7% 1,238   1,170 142 12.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,995 36,066 35,297
Male 21,785 58.9% 21,976   20,632 1,153 5.6%
Female 15,210 41.1% 14,090   14,665 545 3.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 36,995 36,066 35,297
Hispanic or Latino 54 0.1% 112   66 -12 -18.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 36,941 99.9% 35,954   35,231 1,710 4.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 36,995 36,066 35,297
American Indian or Alaskan Native 253 0.7% 228   173 80 46.2%
Asian 99 0.3% 134   71 28 39.4%
Black or African American 4,600 12.4% 4,610   4,571 29 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   9 -9 -100.0%
White 31,459 85.0% 30,524   30,216 1,243 4.1%
Information Not Available 584 1.6% 570   257 327 127.2%
 
Years of Age 36,995 36,066 35,297
Younger than 22 818 1.2% 650   917 -99 -10.8%
22-24 1,907 2.9% 1,631   1,756 151 8.6%
25-34 8,752 13.1% 8,167   8,693 59 0.7%
35-44 9,788 14.7% 9,986   9,478 310 3.3%
45-54 9,842 14.7% 9,471   8,791 1,051 12.0%
55-59 3,109 4.7% 3,432   2,784 325 11.7%
60-64 1,717 2.6% 1,685   1,818 -101 -5.6%
65 and older 1,048 1.6% 1,044   1,060 -12 -1.1%
Information Not Available 14 0.0% 0   0 14 0.0%
 
Industry 36,995 36,066 35,297
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 63 0.2% 49   18 45 250.0%
Mining 524 1.4% 556   780 -256 -32.8%
Utilities 14 0.0% 18   35 -21 -60.0%
Construction 3,556 9.6% 3,772   2,749 807 29.4%
Manufacturing 11,360 30.7% 11,783   10,094 1,266 12.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,568 4.2% 1,187   1,135 433 38.1%
Retail Trade 2,833 7.6% 2,764   2,261 572 25.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,582 4.3% 1,402   1,326 256 19.3%
Information 804 2.2% 909   332 472 142.2%
Finance and Insurance 981 2.6% 909   727 254 34.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 366 1.0% 255   315 51 16.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,274 3.4% 1,187   966 308 31.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 63 0.2% 90   58 5 8.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,195 8.6% 2,894   2,474 721 29.1%
Educational Services 1,437 3.9% 1,030   1,006 431 42.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,345 6.3% 2,388   1,964 381 19.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 334 0.9% 399   177 157 88.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,518 4.1% 1,304   984 534 54.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 696 1.9% 775   567 129 22.8%
Public Administration 438 1.2% 417   536 -98 -18.3%
Information Not Available 2,044 5.5% 1,978   6,793 -4,749 -69.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,931 22,155 22,589
Male 11,580 44.7% 10,023   9,950 1,630 16.4%
Female 14,351 55.3% 12,132   12,639 1,712 13.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,931 22,155 22,589
Hispanic or Latino 510 2.0% 404   409 101 24.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,366 97.8% 21,719   22,120 3,246 14.7%
Information Not Available 55 0.2% 32   60 -5 -8.3%
 
Race 25,931 22,155 22,589
American Indian or Alaskan Native 116 0.4% 95   125 -9 -7.2%
Asian 193 0.7% 129   134 59 44.0%
Black or African American 14,597 56.3% 12,503   12,519 2,078 16.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1% 20   19 6 31.6%
White 10,981 42.3% 9,392   9,742 1,239 12.7%
Information Not Available 19 0.1% 16   50 -31 -62.0%
 
Years of Age 25,931 22,155 22,589
Younger than 22 578 1.6% 510   652 -74 -11.3%
22-24 1,564 4.4% 1,336   1,449 115 7.9%
25-34 6,578 18.5% 5,719   5,828 750 12.9%
35-44 6,094 17.1% 5,290   5,532 562 10.2%
45-54 6,637 18.7% 5,658   5,547 1,090 19.7%
55-59 2,216 6.2% 1,846   1,805 411 22.8%
60-64 1,335 3.8% 1,121   1,070 265 24.8%
65 and older 929 2.6% 675   705 224 31.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 25,931 22,155 22,589
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 151 0.6% 164   165 -14 -8.5%
Mining 218 0.8% 203   278 -60 -21.6%
Utilities 123 0.5% 120   125 -2 -1.6%
Construction 3,581 13.7% 3,259   2,891 690 23.9%
Manufacturing 2,087 8.0% 1,832   2,027 60 3.0%
Wholesale Trade 532 2.0% 511   409 123 30.1%
Retail Trade 1,841 7.1% 1,648   1,509 332 22.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 886 3.4% 708   686 200 29.2%
Information 374 1.4% 296   385 -11 -2.9%
Finance and Insurance 487 1.9% 458   461 26 5.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 327 1.3% 274   240 87 36.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,361 5.2% 1,114   1,015 346 34.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 81 0.3% 69   198 -117 -59.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,626 6.2% 1,463   1,246 380 30.5%
Educational Services 1,037 4.0% 886   897 140 15.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,841 10.9% 2,579   2,769 72 2.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 361 1.4% 360   362 -1 -0.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,515 5.8% 1,315   1,211 304 25.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,344 5.2% 1,168   1,153 191 16.6%
Public Administration 503 1.9% 431   485 18 3.7%
Information Not Available 4,655 17.8% 3,297   4,077 578 14.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 99,040 82,141 81,746
Male 54,639 55.2% 49,350   44,075 10,564 24.0%
Female 44,401 44.8% 32,791   37,671 6,730 17.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 99,040 82,141 81,746
Hispanic or Latino 9,578 9.7% 8,006   7,823 1,755 22.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 87,345 88.2% 72,303   72,310 15,035 20.8%
Information Not Available 2,117 2.1% 1,832   1,613 504 31.2%
 
Race 99,040 82,141 81,746
American Indian or Alaskan Native 254 0.3% 212   240 14 5.8%
Asian 2,891 2.9% 2,659   2,122 769 36.2%
Black or African American 8,971 9.1% 7,144   7,460 1,511 20.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 78 0.1% 57   43 35 81.4%
White 78,422 79.2% 65,271   64,864 13,558 20.9%
Information Not Available 8,424 8.5% 6,798   7,017 1,407 20.1%
 
Years of Age 99,040 82,141 81,746
Younger than 22 2,552 1.5% 2,395   2,054 498 24.2%
22-24 4,673 2.7% 4,151   3,696 977 26.4%
25-34 19,932 11.7% 17,154   16,440 3,492 21.2%
35-44 24,248 14.2% 20,310   20,903 3,345 16.0%
45-54 26,207 15.4% 21,633   21,713 4,494 20.7%
55-59 9,792 5.7% 7,878   7,961 1,831 23.0%
60-64 6,999 4.1% 5,439   5,548 1,451 26.2%
65 and older 4,637 2.7% 3,181   3,431 1,206 35.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 99,040 82,141 81,746
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 394 0.4% 437   365 29 7.9%
Mining 101 0.1% 107   78 23 29.5%
Utilities 75 0.1% 75   58 17 29.3%
Construction 10,797 10.9% 11,557   8,467 2,330 27.5%
Manufacturing 10,755 10.8% 9,434   8,889 1,866 21.0%
Wholesale Trade 4,802 4.8% 4,370   3,803 999 26.3%
Retail Trade 8,443 8.5% 7,391   7,105 1,338 18.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,354 7.4% 2,288   6,505 849 13.1%
Information 2,254 2.3% 1,940   1,792 462 25.8%
Finance and Insurance 4,088 4.1% 3,751   3,141 947 30.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,348 1.4% 1,258   1,216 132 10.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,583 6.6% 6,010   5,623 960 17.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 256 0.3% 212   167 89 53.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,762 8.8% 7,646   6,498 2,264 34.8%
Educational Services 1,951 2.0% 1,138   1,629 322 19.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,765 7.8% 6,402   6,565 1,200 18.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,099 1.1% 916   805 294 36.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,819 6.9% 5,636   5,656 1,163 20.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,795 3.8% 3,154   3,168 627 19.8%
Public Administration 3,634 3.7% 981   3,215 419 13.0%
Information Not Available 7,965 8.0% 7,438   7,001 964 13.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,059 43,762 36,072
Male 24,855 51.7% 23,774   16,831 8,024 47.7%
Female 23,204 48.3% 19,988   19,241 3,963 20.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 48,059 43,762 36,072
Hispanic or Latino 1,863 3.9% 1,802   1,142 721 63.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 45,233 94.1% 41,075   34,893 10,340 29.6%
Information Not Available 963 2.0% 885   37 926 2502.7%
 
Race 48,059 43,762 36,072
American Indian or Alaskan Native 127 0.3% 125   101 26 25.7%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 21,190 44.1% 19,297   17,272 3,918 22.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 72 0.1% 69   93 -21 -22.6%
White 23,844 49.6% 21,584   16,802 7,042 41.9%
Information Not Available 2,826 5.9% 2,687   1,804 1,022 56.7%
 
Years of Age 48,059 43,762 36,072
Younger than 22 1,275 1.9% 1,127   975 300 30.8%
22-24 2,600 3.8% 2,395   2,021 579 28.6%
25-34 10,692 15.5% 9,764   7,911 2,781 35.2%
35-44 11,401 16.5% 10,416   8,959 2,442 27.3%
45-54 12,284 17.8% 11,363   9,120 3,164 34.7%
55-59 4,329 6.3% 3,867   3,201 1,128 35.2%
60-64 2,991 4.3% 2,731   2,080 911 43.8%
65 and older 2,487 3.6% 2,099   1,798 689 38.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   7 -7 -100.0%
 
Industry 48,059 43,762 36,072
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 77 0.2% 65   50 27 54.0%
Mining 28 0.1% 35   27 1 3.7%
Utilities 42 0.1% 46   35 7 20.0%
Construction 6,446 13.4% 6,662   3,603 2,843 78.9%
Manufacturing 698 1.5% 713   827 -129 -15.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,928 4.0% 1,803   1,308 620 47.4%
Retail Trade 1,705 3.5% 1,585   1,279 426 33.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,917 6.1% 1,871   2,459 458 18.6%
Information 874 1.8% 835   700 174 24.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,161 4.5% 2,000   1,336 825 61.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,123 2.3% 1,089   833 290 34.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,413 7.1% 3,088   2,800 613 21.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 144 0.3% 152   28 116 414.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,717 11.9% 5,275   4,554 1,163 25.5%
Educational Services 1,613 3.4% 1,050   1,274 339 26.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,864 8.0% 3,288   3,488 376 10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 543 1.1% 475   490 53 10.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,241 6.7% 3,136   2,518 723 28.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,456 3.0% 1,297   1,162 294 25.3%
Public Administration 687 1.4% 610   598 89 14.9%
Information Not Available 9,382 19.5% 8,687   6,703 2,679 40.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,485 8,705 7,213
Male 5,050 53.2% 4,968   3,547 1,503 42.4%
Female 4,434 46.7% 3,737   3,666 768 20.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,485 8,705 7,213
Hispanic or Latino 54 0.6% 52   55 -1 -1.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,722 81.4% 7,023   6,094 1,628 26.7%
Information Not Available 1,709 18.0% 1,630   1,064 645 60.6%
 
Race 9,485 8,705 7,213
American Indian or Alaskan Native 84 0.9% 80   59 25 42.4%
Asian 53 0.6% 60   47 6 12.8%
Black or African American 115 1.2% 112   77 38 49.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 7,960 83.9% 7,222   6,245 1,715 27.5%
Information Not Available 1,273 13.4% 1,231   785 488 62.2%
 
Years of Age 9,485 8,705 7,213
Younger than 22 345 2.1% 294   248 97 39.1%
22-24 484 2.9% 517   384 100 26.0%
25-34 1,879 11.2% 1,782   1,390 489 35.2%
35-44 2,195 13.1% 2,021   1,824 371 20.3%
45-54 2,608 15.6% 2,357   2,006 602 30.0%
55-59 1,000 6.0% 890   745 255 34.2%
60-64 680 4.1% 576   427 253 59.3%
65 and older 294 1.8% 268   189 105 55.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,485 8,705 7,213
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 203 2.1% 359   139 64 46.0%
Mining 3 0.0% 2   1 2 200.0%
Utilities 93 1.0% 67   6 87 1450.0%
Construction 852 8.8% 915   547 305 55.8%
Manufacturing 1,090 11.3% 909   629 461 73.3%
Wholesale Trade 286 3.0% 274   185 101 54.6%
Retail Trade 993 10.2% 923   672 321 47.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 364 3.8% 224   249 115 46.2%
Information 95 1.0% 81   97 -2 -2.1%
Finance and Insurance 166 1.7% 170   125 41 32.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 87 0.9% 103   40 47 117.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 319 3.3% 281   203 116 57.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14 0.1% 14   8 6 75.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 520 5.4% 513   347 173 49.9%
Educational Services 283 2.9% 115   185 98 53.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 882 9.1% 683   659 223 33.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 141 1.5% 172   81 60 74.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 491 5.1% 519   342 149 43.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 271 2.8% 234   205 66 32.2%
Public Administration 131 1.4% 101   70 61 87.1%
Information Not Available 2,201 22.7% 2,046   2,423 -222 -9.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 154,281 122,023 170,648
Male 87,990 57.0% 72,709   94,784 -6,794 -7.2%
Female 66,238 42.9% 49,267   75,848 -9,610 -12.7%
Information Not Available 53 0.0% 47   16 37 231.3%
 
Ethnicity 154,281 122,023 170,648
Hispanic or Latino 4,330 2.8% 3,189   5,137 -807 -15.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 112,195 72.7% 90,386   118,854 -6,659 -5.6%
Information Not Available 37,756 24.5% 28,448   46,657 -8,901 -19.1%
 
Race 154,281 122,023 170,648
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,184 0.8% 1,075   1,567 -383 -24.4%
Asian 2,317 1.5% 1,131   2,336 -19 -0.8%
Black or African American 20,089 13.0% 16,611   23,137 -3,048 -13.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 116 0.1% 76   92 24 26.1%
White 86,880 56.3% 70,624   90,736 -3,856 -4.2%
Information Not Available 43,695 28.3% 32,506   52,780 -9,085 -17.2%
 
Years of Age 154,281 122,023 170,648
Younger than 22 4,245 1.8% 3,769   5,386 -1,141 -21.2%
22-24 7,996 3.4% 6,861   9,802 -1,806 -18.4%
25-34 35,365 15.1% 28,582   40,734 -5,369 -13.2%
35-44 39,908 17.1% 31,291   46,032 -6,124 -13.3%
45-54 42,000 18.0% 32,334   44,337 -2,337 -5.3%
55-59 13,794 5.9% 10,460   13,946 -152 -1.1%
60-64 7,467 3.2% 5,771   6,946 521 7.5%
65 and older 3,415 1.5% 2,882   3,455 -40 -1.2%
Information Not Available 91 0.0% 73   10 81 810.0%
 
Industry 154,281 122,023 170,648
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 557 0.4% 544   602 -45 -7.5%
Mining 120 0.1% 118   193 -73 -37.8%
Utilities 64 0.0% 72   64 0 0.0%
Construction 10,591 6.8% 13,139   10,905 -314 -2.9%
Manufacturing 41,194 26.6% 27,879   54,468 -13,274 -24.4%
Wholesale Trade 4,901 3.2% 4,150   5,608 -707 -12.6%
Retail Trade 9,094 5.9% 9,100   10,285 -1,191 -11.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,290 4.1% 3,952   7,487 -1,197 -16.0%
Information 1,433 0.9% 1,388   1,271 162 12.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,822 2.5% 3,517   3,313 509 15.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,489 1.6% 1,559   3,382 -893 -26.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,658 5.6% 6,519   11,080 -2,422 -21.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 721 0.5% 635   1,669 -948 -56.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 18,305 11.8% 13,545   18,282 23 0.1%
Educational Services 3,914 2.5% 1,523   4,689 -775 -16.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,675 5.6% 7,778   10,302 -1,627 -15.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,748 1.1% 1,610   1,627 121 7.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,066 3.9% 5,577   6,494 -428 -6.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,806 1.8% 2,606   2,913 -107 -3.7%
Public Administration 1,122 0.7% 940   1,149 -27 -2.3%
Information Not Available 21,711 14.0% 15,872   14,865 6,846 46.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,744 43,342 41,717
Male 24,396 55.8% 25,406   23,765 631 2.7%
Female 19,347 44.2% 17,936   17,952 1,395 7.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 43,744 43,342 41,717
Hispanic or Latino 1,328 3.0% 1,370   1,258 70 5.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,814 86.4% 37,411   37,167 647 1.7%
Information Not Available 4,602 10.5% 4,561   3,292 1,310 39.8%
 
Race 43,744 43,342 41,717
American Indian or Alaskan Native 651 1.5% 603   591 60 10.2%
Asian 1,094 2.5% 1,091   923 171 18.5%
Black or African American 3,516 8.0% 3,363   3,622 -106 -2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 106 0.2% 110   206 -100 -48.5%
White 35,313 80.7% 35,163   34,276 1,037 3.0%
Information Not Available 3,064 7.0% 3,012   2,099 965 46.0%
 
Years of Age 43,744 43,342 41,717
Younger than 22 1,148 1.5% 1,149   1,285 -137 -10.7%
22-24 2,502 3.3% 2,426   2,487 15 0.6%
25-34 10,460 13.6% 10,510   9,373 1,087 11.6%
35-44 10,038 13.1% 9,972   10,361 -323 -3.1%
45-54 11,599 15.1% 11,425   11,382 217 1.9%
55-59 4,249 5.5% 4,099   3,753 496 13.2%
60-64 2,421 3.2% 2,419   2,106 315 15.0%
65 and older 1,098 1.4% 1,093   580 518 89.3%
Information Not Available 229 0.3% 249   390 -161 -41.3%
 
Industry 43,744 43,342 41,717
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 293 0.7% 355   320 -27 -8.4%
Mining 64 0.1% 70   66 -2 -3.0%
Utilities 159 0.4% 142   282 -123 -43.6%
Construction 5,813 13.2% 7,299   6,283 -470 -7.5%
Manufacturing 6,986 15.9% 6,366   7,220 -234 -3.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,467 5.6% 2,319   2,301 166 7.2%
Retail Trade 3,634 8.3% 3,615   3,035 599 19.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,473 3.3% 1,469   2,169 -696 -32.1%
Information 878 2.0% 812   789 89 11.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,584 3.6% 1,469   1,600 -16 -1.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 712 1.6% 699   676 36 5.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,612 5.9% 2,554   2,315 297 12.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 761 1.7% 714   615 146 23.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,318 7.5% 3,290   3,102 216 7.0%
Educational Services 1,697 3.9% 1,354   1,661 36 2.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,088 7.0% 2,926   3,526 -438 -12.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 593 1.3% 555   510 83 16.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,595 5.9% 2,471   2,368 227 9.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,037 4.6% 1,877   1,993 44 2.2%
Public Administration 631 1.4% 569   638 -7 -1.1%
Information Not Available 2,349 5.3% 2,417   248 2,101 847.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 55,282 51,673 52,293
Male 27,530 49.8% 26,145   24,656 2,874 11.7%
Female 27,750 50.2% 25,522   27,629 121 0.4%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 6   8 -6 -75.0%
 
Ethnicity 55,282 51,673 52,293
Hispanic or Latino 371 0.7% 352   548 -177 -32.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,412 24.3% 11,301   16,528 -3,116 -18.9%
Information Not Available 41,499 75.1% 40,020   35,217 6,282 17.8%
 
Race 55,282 51,673 52,293
American Indian or Alaskan Native 312 0.6% 315   388 -76 -19.6%
Asian 349 0.6% 302   335 14 4.2%
Black or African American 8,631 15.6% 8,176   13,041 -4,410 -33.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 434 0.8% 387   418 16 3.8%
White 31,001 56.1% 29,217   35,390 -4,389 -12.4%
Information Not Available 14,555 26.3% 13,276   2,721 11,834 434.9%
 
Years of Age 55,282 51,673 52,293
Younger than 22 1,170 1.4% 1,047   1,297 -127 -9.8%
22-24 2,526 3.0% 2,420   2,524 2 0.1%
25-34 11,633 14.0% 11,363   11,484 149 1.3%
35-44 13,986 16.8% 13,200   13,426 560 4.2%
45-54 15,331 18.4% 13,856   13,961 1,370 9.8%
55-59 4,956 6.0% 4,559   4,534 422 9.3%
60-64 3,183 3.8% 2,910   2,940 243 8.3%
65 and older 2,458 3.0% 2,289   2,102 356 16.9%
Information Not Available 39 0.0% 29   25 14 56.0%
 
Industry 55,282 51,673 52,293
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 202 0.4% 174   206 -4 -1.9%
Mining 163 0.3% 186   76 87 114.5%
Utilities 47 0.1% 36   73 -26 -35.6%
Construction 5,745 10.4% 6,558   3,935 1,810 46.0%
Manufacturing 11,381 20.5% 8,688   12,058 -677 -5.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,267 4.1% 2,153   1,748 519 29.7%
Retail Trade 4,999 9.0% 4,794   4,992 7 0.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,777 6.8% 3,680   3,811 -34 -0.9%
Information 1,108 2.0% 1,084   948 160 16.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,051 3.7% 1,900   1,673 378 22.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,040 1.9% 1,011   937 103 11.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,143 3.9% 2,057   1,830 313 17.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 278 0.5% 284   101 177 175.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,698 8.5% 4,513   4,268 430 10.1%
Educational Services 1,446 2.6% 1,237   1,366 80 5.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,671 8.4% 4,538   4,641 30 0.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 834 1.5% 576   686 148 21.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,655 8.4% 4,685   4,915 -260 -5.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,659 3.0% 1,637   1,733 -74 -4.3%
Public Administration 408 0.7% 407   453 -45 -9.9%
Information Not Available 1,710 3.1% 1,475   1,843 -133 -7.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Jul 2008 Percent Jun 2008     Jul 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,442 24,354 24,249
Male 11,501 41.9% 10,256   9,483 2,018 21.3%
Female 15,939 58.1% 14,096   14,766