Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

June 2008

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
June 2008
Jun 2008 May 2008 Monthly Change Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,842,129 2,785,192 56,937 2,275,584 566,545 24.9
Alaska 9,843 11,001 -1,158 9,027 816 9.0
Alabama 33,955 31,535 2,420 27,413 6,542 23.9
Arkansas 30,439 29,700 739 29,173 1,266 4.3
Arizona 45,124 41,135 3,989 30,735 14,389 46.8
California 452,458 462,697 -10,239 327,675 124,783 38.1
Colorado 24,091 23,840 251 19,839 4,252 21.4
Connecticut 40,257 39,324 933 33,632 6,625 19.7
District of Columbia 6,438 5,911 527 4,670 1,768 37.9
Delaware 8,415 8,275 140 8,830 -415 -4.7
Florida 165,115 147,990 17,125 109,599 55,516 50.7
Georgia 76,568 76,307 261 54,558 22,010 40.3
Hawaii 11,113 9,814 1,299 6,674 4,439 66.5
Iowa 25,353 21,470 3,883 18,745 6,608 35.3
Idaho 13,016 13,689 -673 7,913 5,103 64.5
Illinois 144,837 138,718 6,119 120,276 24,561 20.4
Indiana 58,635 57,114 1,521 47,727 10,908 22.9
Kansas 18,750 17,543 1,207 16,233 2,517 15.5
Kentucky 36,066 30,073 5,993 27,307 8,759 32.1
Louisiana 22,155 19,107 3,048 20,978 1,177 5.6
Massachusetts 82,141 80,962 1,179 71,494 10,647 14.9
Maryland 43,762 41,872 1,890 33,448 10,314 30.8
Maine 8,705 10,044 -1,339 7,565 1,140 15.1
Michigan 122,023 146,709 -24,686 109,629 12,394 11.3
Minnesota 43,342 44,900 -1,558 38,281 5,061 13.2
Missouri 51,673 46,990 4,683 47,087 4,586 9.7
Mississippi 24,354 22,468 1,886 22,284 2,070 9.3
Montana 4,437 4,520 -83 3,166 1,271 40.1
North Carolina 88,520 86,797 1,723 69,268 19,252 27.8
North Dakota 2,297 1,866 431 2,277 20 0.9
Nebraska 8,927 8,208 719 8,304 623 7.5
New Hampshire 7,487 7,976 -489 5,442 2,045 37.6
New Jersey 109,707 109,079 628 95,689 14,018 14.6
New Mexico 12,574 11,730 844 11,195 1,379 12.3
Nevada 34,709 34,194 515 22,851 11,858 51.9
New York 170,229 169,775 454 148,587 21,642 14.6
Ohio 102,042 104,848 -2,806 84,027 18,015 21.4
Oklahoma 15,917 14,424 1,493 14,479 1,438 9.9
Oregon 52,029 52,044 -15 37,455 14,574 38.9
Pennsylvania 167,308 158,734 8,574 141,688 25,620 18.1
Puerto Rico 41,690 35,464 6,226 36,784 4,906 13.3
Rhode Island 12,931 13,441 -510 10,678 2,253 21.1
South Carolina 49,514 45,595 3,919 39,117 10,397 26.6
South Dakota 1,475 1,323 152 1,609 -134 -8.3
Tennessee 48,126 43,952 4,174 42,414 5,712 13.5
Texas 117,447 103,951 13,496 92,139 25,308 27.5
Utah 11,785 11,796 -11 6,971 4,814 69.1
Virginia 42,847 42,069 778 34,092 8,755 25.7
Virgin Islands 378 384 -6 299 79 26.4
Vermont 5,199 5,546 -347 4,361 838 19.2
Washington 53,422 55,409 -1,987 38,219 15,203 39.8
Wisconsin 67,179 67,666 -487 60,887 6,292 10.3
West Virginia 13,174 12,894 280 11,096 2,078 18.7
Wyoming 2,151 2,319 -168 1,698 453 26.7
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,842,129   2,785,192   2,275,584 566,545 24.9
Male 1,569,332 55.2% 1,614,535   1,194,977 374,355 31.3%
Female 1,270,215 44.7% 1,167,796   1,078,821 191,394 17.7%
Information Not Available 2,582 0.1% 2,861   1,786 796 44.6%
 
Ethnicity 2,842,129   2,785,192   2,275,584    
Hispanic or Latino 454,354 16.0% 451,326   346,727 107,627 31.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,052,086 85.9% 2,008,112   1,670,500 381,586 22.8%
Information Not Available 335,689 10.6% 325,754   258,357 77,332 29.9%
 
Race 2,842,129   2,785,192   2,275,584
American Indian or Alaskan Native 29,466 1.0% 29,068   24,386 5,080 20.8%
Asian 74,523 2.6% 73,018   56,244 18,279 32.5%
Black or African American 517,820 18.2% 496,418   438,479 79,341 18.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,716 0.4% 10,653   8,963 2,753 30.7%
White 1,574,980 55.4% 1,544,824   1,276,441 298,539 23.4%
Information Not Available 633,622 22.3% 631,211   472,870 160,752 34.0%
 
Years of Age 2,842,129   2,785,192   2,275,584
Younger than 22 107,076 3.8% 111,087   87,410 19,666 22.5%
22-24 157,678 5.5% 157,670   129,224 28,454 22.0%
25-34 660,049 23.2% 652,677   525,123 134,926 25.7%
35-44 700,916 24.7% 684,849   577,881 123,035 21.3%
45-54 703,926 24.8% 690,606   559,988 143,938 25.7%
55-59 242,114 8.5% 231,152   188,867 53,247 28.2%
60-64 152,592 5.4% 145,801   118,528 34,064 28.7%
65 and older 95,980 3.4% 88,766   73,853 22,127 30.0%
Information Not Available 21,798 0.8% 22,584   14,710 7,088 48.2%
 
Industry 2,842,129   2,785,192   2,275,584
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 55,110 1.9% 65,279   46,533 8,577 18.4%
Mining 8,139 0.3% 9,188   7,515 624 8.3%
Utilities 6,384 0.2% 6,377   4,828 1,556 32.2%
Construction 363,155 12.8% 398,780   254,138 109,017 42.9%
Manufacturing 401,178 14.1% 423,170   325,289 75,889 23.3%
Wholesale Trade 109,670 3.9% 108,857   90,383 19,287 21.3%
Retail Trade 246,068 8.7% 247,109   194,089 51,979 26.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 114,505 4.0% 92,619   87,999 26,506 30.1%
Information 82,306 2.9% 78,673   71,261 11,045 15.5%
Finance and Insurance 107,166 3.8% 105,068   84,718 22,448 26.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 45,890 1.6% 49,207   38,918 6,972 17.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 137,517 4.8% 131,279   111,172 26,345 23.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,858 0.4% 11,390   8,689 3,169 36.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 308,228 10.8% 306,829   234,734 73,494 31.3%
Educational Services 59,149 2.1% 38,982   53,682 5,467 10.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 196,289 6.9% 167,640   185,678 10,611 5.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 37,720 1.3% 37,749   33,065 4,655 14.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 158,510 5.6% 138,376   134,585 23,925 17.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 83,125 2.9% 75,773   70,742 12,383 17.5%
Public Administration 41,910 1.5% 36,182   38,774 3,136 8.1%
Information Not Available 268,252 9.4% 256,665   198,792 69,460 34.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,843 11,001 9,027 816 9.0
Male 5,178 52.6% 6,714   4,598 580 12.6%
Female 4,665 47.4% 4,287   4,429 236 5.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,843   11,001   9,027    
Hispanic or Latino 376 3.8% 447   390 -14 -3.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,385 95.3% 10,478   8,546 839 9.8%
Information Not Available 82 0.8% 76   91 -9 -9.9%
 
Race 9,843 11,001 9,027
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,520 35.8% 3,846   3,169 351 11.1%
Asian 743 7.5% 906   669 74 11.1%
Black or African American 448 4.6% 451   358 90 25.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 94 1.0% 108   102 -8 -7.8%
White 4,710 47.9% 5,294   4,371 339 7.8%
Information Not Available 328 3.3% 396   358 -30 -8.4%
 
Years of Age 9,843 11,001 9,027
Younger than 22 392 2.8% 480   317 75 23.7%
22-24 693 4.9% 830   699 -6 -0.9%
25-34 2,427 17.2% 2,793   2,308 119 5.2%
35-44 2,310 16.4% 2,435   2,070 240 11.6%
45-54 2,442 17.3% 2,798   2,267 175 7.7%
55-59 841 6.0% 925   684 157 23.0%
60-64 460 3.3% 458   400 60 15.0%
65 and older 278 2.0% 282   282 -4 -1.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,843 11,001 9,027
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 31 0.3% 52   25 6 24.0%
Mining 302 3.1% 393   256 46 18.0%
Utilities 44 0.4% 50   45 -1 -2.2%
Construction 1,275 12.9% 2,015   1,197 78 6.5%
Manufacturing 915 9.3% 1,301   824 91 11.0%
Wholesale Trade 142 1.4% 159   122 20 16.4%
Retail Trade 859 8.7% 978   832 27 3.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 787 8.0% 473   743 44 5.9%
Information 94 1.0% 98   89 5 5.6%
Finance and Insurance 183 1.9% 171   155 28 18.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 239 2.4% 317   203 36 17.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 294 3.0% 328   245 49 20.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.1% 17   22 -14 -63.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 565 5.7% 611   450 115 25.6%
Educational Services 511 5.2% 306   512 -1 -0.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,048 10.6% 867   1,001 47 4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 94 1.0% 93   88 6 6.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 699 7.1% 896   641 58 9.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 495 5.0% 415   459 36 7.8%
Public Administration 1,010 10.2% 1,202   898 112 12.5%
Information Not Available 248 2.5% 259   220 28 12.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 33,955 31,535 27,413
Male 16,549 48.7% 16,186   12,457 4,092 32.8%
Female 17,354 51.1% 15,287   14,904 2,450 16.4%
Information Not Available 52 0.2% 62   52 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 33,955 31,535 27,413
Hispanic or Latino 773 2.3% 760   663 110 16.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,019 79.6% 25,204   21,063 5,956 28.3%
Information Not Available 6,163 18.2% 5,571   5,687 476 8.4%
 
Race 33,955 31,535 27,413
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,126 3.3% 1,031   1,001 125 12.5%
Asian 457 1.3% 450   396 61 15.4%
Black or African American 15,167 44.7% 13,724   11,693 3,474 29.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 46 0.1% 54   50 -4 -8.0%
White 15,050 44.3% 14,468   11,874 3,176 26.7%
Information Not Available 2,109 6.2% 1,808   2,399 -290 -12.1%
 
Years of Age 33,955 31,535 27,413
Younger than 22 1,182 2.5% 1,193   1,046 136 13.0%
22-24 2,181 4.6% 2,149   1,860 321 17.3%
25-34 8,395 17.8% 7,943   6,869 1,526 22.2%
35-44 8,175 17.3% 7,559   6,761 1,414 20.9%
45-54 8,173 17.3% 7,520   6,378 1,795 28.1%
55-59 2,893 6.1% 2,548   2,178 715 32.8%
60-64 1,744 3.7% 1,556   1,293 451 34.9%
65 and older 1,203 2.5% 1,056   1,021 182 17.8%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 11   7 2 28.6%
 
Industry 33,955 31,535 27,413
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 350 1.0% 416   226 124 54.9%
Mining 86 0.3% 98   124 -38 -30.6%
Utilities 47 0.1% 51   47 0 0.0%
Construction 3,301 9.6% 3,270   2,447 854 34.9%
Manufacturing 8,164 23.8% 8,277   5,690 2,474 43.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,165 3.4% 1,113   794 371 46.7%
Retail Trade 3,230 9.4% 3,172   2,600 630 24.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,078 3.1% 900   847 231 27.3%
Information 486 1.4% 449   319 167 52.4%
Finance and Insurance 969 2.8% 958   701 268 38.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 394 1.1% 379   320 74 23.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,625 4.7% 1,516   1,708 -83 -4.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 43 0.1% 45   102 -59 -57.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,211 9.4% 3,142   2,869 342 11.9%
Educational Services 680 2.0% 365   548 132 24.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,069 8.9% 2,351   2,818 251 8.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 161 0.5% 160   222 -61 -27.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,227 6.5% 2,138   1,898 329 17.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,347 3.9% 767   1,220 127 10.4%
Public Administration 359 1.0% 342   338 21 6.2%
Information Not Available 1,963 5.7% 1,626   1,575 388 24.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,439 29,700 29,173
Male 15,252 50.1% 15,836   14,075 1,177 8.4%
Female 15,186 49.9% 13,863   15,078 108 0.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   20 -19 -95.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,439 29,700 29,173
Hispanic or Latino 810 2.7% 983   698 112 16.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 29,628 97.3% 28,715   28,455 1,173 4.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   20 -19 -95.0%
 
Race 30,439 29,700 29,173
American Indian or Alaskan Native 277 0.9% 274   332 -55 -16.6%
Asian 255 0.8% 263   205 50 24.4%
Black or African American 9,292 30.5% 8,652   9,342 -50 -0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 184 0.6% 219   166 18 10.8%
White 19,618 64.5% 19,305   18,408 1,210 6.6%
Information Not Available 813 2.7% 987   720 93 12.9%
 
Years of Age 30,439 29,700 29,173
Younger than 22 870 1.8% 874   770 100 13.0%
22-24 2,142 4.4% 2,204   2,111 31 1.5%
25-34 8,303 17.0% 7,811   8,035 268 3.3%
35-44 7,835 16.1% 7,607   7,680 155 2.0%
45-54 6,894 14.1% 7,047   6,378 516 8.1%
55-59 2,185 4.5% 2,061   2,072 113 5.5%
60-64 1,283 2.6% 1,236   1,329 -46 -3.5%
65 and older 924 1.9% 857   775 149 19.2%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 3   23 -20 -87.0%
 
Industry 30,439 29,700 29,173
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 315 1.0% 511   410 -95 -23.2%
Mining 92 0.3% 109   121 -29 -24.0%
Utilities 48 0.2% 49   83 -35 -42.2%
Construction 2,979 9.7% 3,270   2,665 314 11.8%
Manufacturing 7,264 23.6% 6,711   7,320 -56 -0.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,076 3.5% 1,044   1,174 -98 -8.3%
Retail Trade 3,626 11.8% 3,578   3,363 263 7.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,098 3.6% 1,093   1,003 95 9.5%
Information 271 0.9% 296   199 72 36.2%
Finance and Insurance 451 1.5% 527   293 158 53.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 380 1.2% 340   238 142 59.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 815 2.7% 764   703 112 15.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 70 0.2% 87   60 10 16.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,072 10.0% 3,133   2,704 368 13.6%
Educational Services 1,440 4.7% 1,033   1,446 -6 -0.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,567 11.6% 3,193   3,668 -101 -2.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 222 0.7% 241   227 -5 -2.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,332 7.6% 2,506   2,000 332 16.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 657 2.1% 648   725 -68 -9.4%
Public Administration 647 2.1% 544   703 -56 -8.0%
Information Not Available 17 0.1% 23   68 -51 -75.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,124 41,135 30,735
Male 25,155 55.7% 24,402   16,711 8,444 50.5%
Female 19,969 44.3% 16,733   14,024 5,945 42.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 45,124 41,135 30,735
Hispanic or Latino 18,058 40.0% 16,812   13,762 4,296 31.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,065 60.0% 24,322   16,973 10,092 59.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Race 45,124 41,135 30,735
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,776 6.2% 2,138   1,906 870 45.6%
Asian 11 0.0% 10   3 8 266.7%
Black or African American 2,526 5.6% 2,348   1,682 844 50.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 19,711 43.7% 17,883   11,474 8,237 71.8%
Information Not Available 20,100 44.5% 18,756   15,670 4,430 28.3%
 
Years of Age 45,124 41,135 30,735
Younger than 22 1,405 2.3% 1,325   862 543 63.0%
22-24 2,238 3.6% 2,099   1,340 898 67.0%
25-34 9,567 15.4% 8,651   6,100 3,467 56.8%
35-44 11,330 18.2% 10,315   8,324 3,006 36.1%
45-54 12,040 19.4% 11,003   8,341 3,699 44.3%
55-59 4,322 7.0% 3,871   2,812 1,510 53.7%
60-64 2,650 4.3% 2,423   1,896 754 39.8%
65 and older 1,572 2.5% 1,448   1,060 512 48.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 45,124 41,135 30,735
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 5,997 11.7% 6,582   5,728 269 4.7%
Mining 80 0.2% 70   58 22 37.9%
Utilities 65 0.1% 53   49 16 32.7%
Construction 5,643 11.0% 5,631   3,520 2,123 60.3%
Manufacturing 2,885 5.6% 2,749   1,900 985 51.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,925 3.8% 1,834   1,291 634 49.1%
Retail Trade 3,555 7.0% 3,240   1,993 1,562 78.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,002 2.0% 925   667 335 50.2%
Information 471 0.9% 435   439 32 7.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,652 3.2% 1,580   1,109 543 49.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 820 1.6% 784   563 257 45.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,068 4.0% 1,928   1,319 749 56.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 116 0.2% 105   97 19 19.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,098 8.0% 3,770   2,733 1,365 49.9%
Educational Services 1,345 2.6% 623   978 367 37.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,788 5.5% 2,046   2,309 479 20.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 482 0.9% 360   382 100 26.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,942 3.8% 1,294   1,512 430 28.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 990 1.9% 774   544 446 82.0%
Public Administration 791 1.5% 623   662 129 19.5%
Information Not Available 6,409 12.5% 5,729   2,882 3,527 122.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 452,458 462,697 327,675
Male 261,423 57.8% 270,666   185,802 75,621 40.7%
Female 190,654 42.1% 191,651   141,873 48,781 34.4%
Information Not Available 381 0.1% 380   0 381 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 452,458 462,697 327,675
Hispanic or Latino 162,423 35.9% 174,271   117,754 44,669 37.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 240,440 53.1% 240,656   176,264 64,176 36.4%
Information Not Available 49,595 11.0% 47,770   33,657 15,938 47.4%
 
Race 452,458 462,697 327,675
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,766 0.6% 3,609   2,109 657 31.2%
Asian 36,624 8.1% 36,564   26,320 10,304 39.1%
Black or African American 36,910 8.2% 38,938   24,670 12,240 49.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 164,140 36.3% 161,545   123,165 40,975 33.3%
Information Not Available 212,018 46.9% 222,041   151,411 60,607 40.0%
 
Years of Age 452,458 462,697 327,675
Younger than 22 14,306 2.4% 15,100   10,546 3,760 35.7%
22-24 25,942 4.4% 27,162   19,442 6,500 33.4%
25-34 104,912 17.7% 109,976   76,118 28,794 37.8%
35-44 108,250 18.3% 109,216   81,804 26,446 32.3%
45-54 116,453 19.7% 117,669   81,621 34,832 42.7%
55-59 39,104 6.6% 37,893   27,788 11,316 40.7%
60-64 25,370 4.3% 26,972   18,709 6,661 35.6%
65 and older 17,740 3.0% 18,329   11,464 6,276 54.7%
Information Not Available 381 0.1% 380   183 198 108.2%
 
Industry 452,458 462,697 327,675
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 34,526 7.1% 41,882   27,788 6,738 24.2%
Mining 763 0.2% 475   459 304 66.2%
Utilities 1,621 0.3% 2,279   734 887 120.8%
Construction 71,054 14.6% 71,037   42,645 28,409 66.6%
Manufacturing 59,134 12.1% 61,066   44,661 14,473 32.4%
Wholesale Trade 3,910 0.8% 4,369   2,843 1,067 37.5%
Retail Trade 42,346 8.7% 46,156   26,779 15,567 58.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 14,402 3.0% 15,005   8,345 6,057 72.6%
Information 37,482 7.7% 35,614   33,565 3,917 11.7%
Finance and Insurance 16,404 3.4% 16,430   10,271 6,133 59.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 8,584 1.8% 10,542   7,520 1,064 14.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,870 1.8% 8,832   5,778 3,092 53.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 67,048 13.8% 67,524   44,112 22,936 52.0%
Educational Services 13,734 2.8% 7,503   11,372 2,362 20.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 22,985 4.7% 21,938   19,901 3,084 15.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,772 1.4% 6,933   5,594 1,178 21.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 17,454 3.6% 17,570   12,472 4,982 39.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 12,017 2.5% 13,866   7,062 4,955 70.2%
Public Administration 3,147 0.6% 3,419   3,026 121 4.0%
Information Not Available 10,205 2.1% 10,257   12,748 -2,543 -19.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,091 23,840 19,839
Male 12,354 51.3% 13,125   9,806 2,548 26.0%
Female 11,737 48.7% 10,715   10,033 1,704 17.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,091 23,840 19,839
Hispanic or Latino 4,126 17.1% 4,044   3,692 434 11.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,070 66.7% 15,945   12,999 3,071 23.6%
Information Not Available 3,895 16.2% 3,851   3,148 747 23.7%
 
Race 24,091 23,840 19,839
American Indian or Alaskan Native 405 1.7% 388   320 85 26.6%
Asian 495 2.1% 494   467 28 6.0%
Black or African American 1,704 7.1% 1,639   1,445 259 17.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 85 0.4% 88   79 6 7.6%
White 16,354 67.9% 16,233   13,532 2,822 20.9%
Information Not Available 5,048 21.0% 4,998   3,996 1,052 26.3%
 
Years of Age 24,091 23,840 19,839
Younger than 22 337 0.9% 354   283 54 19.1%
22-24 814 2.1% 830   663 151 22.8%
25-34 4,895 12.6% 4,973   3,893 1,002 25.7%
35-44 6,010 15.5% 6,018   5,061 949 18.8%
45-54 7,139 18.4% 6,949   5,847 1,292 22.1%
55-59 2,647 6.8% 2,582   2,207 440 19.9%
60-64 1,560 4.0% 1,496   1,274 286 22.4%
65 and older 689 1.8% 637   605 84 13.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   6 -6 -100.0%
 
Industry 24,091 23,840 19,839
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 121 0.5% 89   70 51 72.9%
Mining 153 0.6% 171   102 51 50.0%
Utilities 28 0.1% 26   21 7 33.3%
Construction 3,309 13.7% 3,804   2,755 554 20.1%
Manufacturing 2,261 9.3% 2,309   1,918 343 17.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,114 4.6% 1,067   934 180 19.3%
Retail Trade 2,116 8.7% 2,134   1,868 248 13.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 694 2.9% 697   503 191 38.0%
Information 961 4.0% 893   668 293 43.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,500 6.2% 1,452   1,222 278 22.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 565 2.3% 586   488 77 15.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,086 8.6% 2,017   1,604 482 30.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 284 1.2% 301   161 123 76.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,931 12.1% 2,932   2,186 745 34.1%
Educational Services 650 2.7% 419   620 30 4.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,973 8.1% 1,355   1,734 239 13.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 399 1.6% 529   429 -30 -7.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,427 5.9% 1,551   1,206 221 18.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 543 2.2% 571   541 2 0.4%
Public Administration 427 1.8% 403   410 17 4.1%
Information Not Available 549 2.3% 534   399 150 37.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,257 39,324 33,632
Male 22,640 56.2% 22,893   17,956 4,684 26.1%
Female 17,617 43.8% 16,431   15,676 1,941 12.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 40,257 39,324 33,632
Hispanic or Latino 5,413 13.4% 5,603   4,571 842 18.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 34,844 86.6% 33,721   29,061 5,783 19.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 40,257 39,324 33,632
American Indian or Alaskan Native 164 0.4% 139   148 16 10.8%
Asian 610 1.5% 562   524 86 16.4%
Black or African American 6,036 15.0% 5,939   5,273 763 14.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 23,476 58.3% 23,012   19,237 4,239 22.0%
Information Not Available 9,971 24.8% 9,672   8,450 1,521 18.0%
 
Years of Age 40,257 39,324 33,632
Younger than 22 1,286 2.1% 1,230   1,048 238 22.7%
22-24 2,362 3.9% 2,467   2,020 342 16.9%
25-34 8,709 14.3% 8,661   7,248 1,461 20.2%
35-44 9,368 15.4% 9,079   8,133 1,235 15.2%
45-54 10,020 16.4% 9,765   8,211 1,809 22.0%
55-59 3,653 6.0% 3,511   3,006 647 21.5%
60-64 2,758 4.5% 2,619   2,284 474 20.8%
65 and older 2,101 3.4% 1,992   1,682 419 24.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 40,257 39,324 33,632
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 142 0.4% 149   140 2 1.4%
Mining 21 0.1% 24   18 3 16.7%
Utilities 53 0.1% 42   47 6 12.8%
Construction 5,291 13.1% 5,907   3,287 2,004 61.0%
Manufacturing 5,112 12.7% 5,013   4,567 545 11.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,887 4.7% 1,860   1,649 238 14.4%
Retail Trade 5,076 12.6% 4,987   4,144 932 22.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,303 3.2% 1,290   945 358 37.9%
Information 1,048 2.6% 928   626 422 67.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,116 5.2% 2,047   2,133 -17 -0.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 695 1.7% 718   559 136 24.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,149 5.3% 2,039   1,818 331 18.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 202 0.5% 195   125 77 61.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,420 10.9% 4,571   3,735 685 18.3%
Educational Services 795 2.0% 728   801 -6 -0.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,424 8.5% 3,281   3,278 146 4.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 764 1.9% 764   729 35 4.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,370 8.3% 2,477   2,958 412 13.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,217 3.0% 1,217   988 229 23.2%
Public Administration 493 1.2% 447   535 -42 -7.9%
Information Not Available 679 1.7% 640   550 129 23.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,438 5,911 4,670
Male 3,102 48.2% 2,922   2,341 761 32.5%
Female 3,336 51.8% 2,989   2,329 1,007 43.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,438 5,911 4,670
Hispanic or Latino 614 9.5% 555   452 162 35.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,663 88.0% 5,218   3,799 1,864 49.1%
Information Not Available 161 2.5% 138   419 -258 -61.6%
 
Race 6,438 5,911 4,670
American Indian or Alaskan Native 46 0.7% 45   37 9 24.3%
Asian 152 2.4% 132   102 50 49.0%
Black or African American 5,075 78.8% 4,617   3,646 1,429 39.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 60 0.9% 71   70 -10 -14.3%
White 1,100 17.1% 1,041   763 337 44.2%
Information Not Available 5 0.1% 5   52 -47 -90.4%
 
Years of Age 6,438 5,911 4,670
Younger than 22 149 2.1% 117   97 52 53.6%
22-24 335 4.6% 303   207 128 61.8%
25-34 1,599 22.1% 1,453   1,119 480 42.9%
35-44 1,698 23.5% 1,619   1,277 421 33.0%
45-54 1,694 23.4% 1,550   1,298 396 30.5%
55-59 514 7.1% 466   381 133 34.9%
60-64 300 4.1% 266   199 101 50.8%
65 and older 149 2.1% 137   92 57 62.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,438 5,911 4,670
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   3 -3 -100.0%
Construction 6 0.1% 5   29 -23 -79.3%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 0   8 -8 -100.0%
Retail Trade 3 0.0% 1   16 -13 -81.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 1 0.0% 1   7 -6 -85.7%
Finance and Insurance 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2 0.0% 0   7 -5 -71.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5 0.1% 6   17 -12 -70.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12 0.2% 11   10 2 20.0%
Educational Services 4 0.1% 4   17 -13 -76.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7 0.1% 2   35 -28 -80.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4 0.1% 2   1 3 300.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1 0.0% 1   30 -29 -96.7%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 6,392 99.3% 5,877   4,488 1,904 42.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,415 8,275 8,830
Male 4,225 50.2% 4,264   3,985 240 6.0%
Female 4,190 49.8% 4,011   4,845 -655 -13.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,415 8,275 8,830
Hispanic or Latino 283 3.4% 291   312 -29 -9.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,132 96.6% 7,984   8,518 -386 -4.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 8,415 8,275 8,830
American Indian or Alaskan Native 17 0.2% 14   24 -7 -29.2%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 3,234 38.4% 3,099   3,589 -355 -9.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43 0.5% 34   64 -21 -32.8%
White 4,660 55.4% 4,644   4,516 144 3.2%
Information Not Available 460 5.5% 484   636 -176 -27.7%
 
Years of Age 8,415 8,275 8,830
Younger than 22 194 1.5% 190   1,821 -1,627 -89.3%
22-24 481 3.8% 489   641 -160 -25.0%
25-34 2,040 16.2% 2,062   2,064 -24 -1.2%
35-44 1,988 15.8% 1,958   2,264 -276 -12.2%
45-54 2,075 16.5% 2,046   1,454 621 42.7%
55-59 727 5.8% 676   348 379 108.9%
60-64 503 4.0% 499   136 367 269.9%
65 and older 346 2.8% 304   86 260 302.3%
Information Not Available 61 0.5% 51   16 45 281.3%
 
Industry 8,415 8,275 8,830
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 13 0.2% 17   21 -8 -38.1%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 14 0.2% 6   5 9 180.0%
Construction 945 11.2% 1,060   875 70 8.0%
Manufacturing 508 6.0% 519   567 -59 -10.4%
Wholesale Trade 321 3.8% 312   293 28 9.6%
Retail Trade 1,562 18.5% 1,518   1,475 87 5.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 287 3.4% 274   281 6 2.1%
Information 129 1.5% 124   129 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 592 7.0% 541   920 -328 -35.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 210 2.5% 215   217 -7 -3.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 518 6.1% 510   441 77 17.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 32 0.4% 30   29 3 10.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,446 17.2% 1,386   1,466 -20 -1.4%
Educational Services 144 1.7% 92   141 3 2.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 646 7.7% 553   760 -114 -15.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 119 1.4% 130   107 12 11.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 605 7.2% 666   725 -120 -16.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 241 2.9% 245   253 -12 -4.7%
Public Administration 44 0.5% 42   72 -28 -38.9%
Information Not Available 39 0.5% 35   53 -14 -26.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 165,115 147,990 109,599
Male 91,793 55.6% 85,096   57,968 33,825 58.4%
Female 73,322 44.4% 62,820   51,519 21,803 42.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 74   112 -112 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 165,115 147,990 109,599
Hispanic or Latino 54,325 32.9% 49,491   34,855 19,470 55.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 97,838 59.3% 87,398   65,536 32,302 49.3%
Information Not Available 12,952 7.8% 11,101   9,208 3,744 40.7%
 
Race 165,115 147,990 109,599
American Indian or Alaskan Native 413 0.3% 446   671 -258 -38.5%
Asian 1,201 0.7% 1,077   1,007 194 19.3%
Black or African American 32,062 19.4% 27,474   21,062 11,000 52.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,614 1.0% 1,522   2,498 -884 -35.4%
White 98,551 59.7% 88,920   62,926 35,625 56.6%
Information Not Available 31,274 18.9% 28,551   21,435 9,839 45.9%
 
Years of Age 165,115 147,990 109,599
Younger than 22 4,355 1.7% 4,307   2,199 2,156 98.0%
22-24 7,696 3.1% 7,091   4,548 3,148 69.2%
25-34 37,806 15.0% 32,004   22,814 14,992 65.7%
35-44 38,482 15.3% 34,269   26,729 11,753 44.0%
45-54 40,472 16.1% 37,573   29,040 11,432 39.4%
55-59 16,106 6.4% 14,443   10,513 5,593 53.2%
60-64 11,563 4.6% 10,321   8,164 3,399 41.6%
65 and older 8,635 3.4% 7,982   5,555 3,080 55.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   37 -37 -100.0%
 
Industry 165,115 147,990 109,599
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,140 1.3% 1,374   2,870 -730 -25.4%
Mining 113 0.1% 186   37 76 205.4%
Utilities 488 0.3% 371   261 227 87.0%
Construction 21,625 12.9% 21,979   13,346 8,279 62.0%
Manufacturing 11,826 7.1% 10,581   7,120 4,706 66.1%
Wholesale Trade 7,847 4.7% 7,834   4,287 3,560 83.0%
Retail Trade 16,894 10.1% 15,111   10,102 6,792 67.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,631 3.4% 3,750   3,952 1,679 42.5%
Information 2,966 1.8% 3,082   2,162 804 37.2%
Finance and Insurance 8,635 5.2% 8,057   5,890 2,745 46.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,092 2.4% 4,233   2,349 1,743 74.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 9,724 5.8% 8,873   6,598 3,126 47.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 939 0.6% 705   410 529 129.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 33,301 19.9% 29,850   18,639 14,662 78.7%
Educational Services 2,966 1.8% 1,856   2,386 580 24.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,423 5.6% 7,723   7,008 2,415 34.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,003 1.8% 2,599   2,274 729 32.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 9,611 5.7% 7,277   6,002 3,609 60.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,430 2.6% 3,973   3,504 926 26.4%
Public Administration 1,840 1.1% 1,708   895 945 105.6%
Information Not Available 7,621 4.6% 6,868   9,507 -1,886 -19.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 76,568 76,307 54,558
Male 38,131 49.8% 39,508   24,600 13,531 55.0%
Female 37,436 48.9% 35,726   29,199 8,237 28.2%
Information Not Available 1,001 1.3% 1,073   759 242 31.9%
 
Ethnicity 76,568 76,307 54,558
Hispanic or Latino 284 0.4% 349   144 140 97.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 75,283 98.3% 74,885   53,655 21,628 40.3%
Information Not Available 1,001 1.3% 1,073   759 242 31.9%
 
Race 76,568 76,307 54,558
American Indian or Alaskan Native 370 0.5% 395   270 100 37.0%
Asian 1,043 1.4% 1,025   661 382 57.8%
Black or African American 38,129 49.8% 37,179   29,852 8,277 27.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 36,025 47.0% 36,635   23,005 13,020 56.6%
Information Not Available 1,001 1.3% 1,073   770 231 30.0%
 
Years of Age 76,568 76,307 54,558
Younger than 22 1,948 1.8% 1,923   1,351 597 44.2%
22-24 3,855 3.5% 3,853   2,739 1,116 40.7%
25-34 18,220 16.8% 17,815   13,187 5,033 38.2%
35-44 19,543 18.0% 19,303   14,211 5,332 37.5%
45-54 18,398 16.9% 18,359   13,025 5,373 41.3%
55-59 6,229 5.7% 6,154   4,378 1,851 42.3%
60-64 3,845 3.5% 3,826   2,568 1,277 49.7%
65 and older 2,218 2.0% 2,086   1,565 653 41.7%
Information Not Available 2,312 2.1% 2,988   1,534 778 50.7%
 
Industry 76,568 76,307 54,558
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,335 1.7% 1,581   773 562 72.7%
Mining 104 0.1% 107   57 47 82.5%
Utilities 122 0.2% 116   134 -12 -9.0%
Construction 5,707 7.3% 6,110   3,401 2,306 67.8%
Manufacturing 8,192 10.5% 9,071   6,263 1,929 30.8%
Wholesale Trade 3,828 4.9% 3,850   2,663 1,165 43.7%
Retail Trade 6,080 7.8% 6,210   4,168 1,912 45.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,822 2.3% 2,037   1,306 516 39.5%
Information 1,529 2.0% 1,404   1,034 495 47.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,322 3.0% 2,401   1,853 469 25.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,413 1.8% 1,436   912 501 54.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 11,946 15.3% 11,964   8,663 3,283 37.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 183 0.2% 190   119 64 53.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 235 0.3% 243   190 45 23.7%
Educational Services 1,618 2.1% 1,293   1,416 202 14.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,552 5.8% 3,492   4,402 150 3.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,286 5.5% 3,998   3,276 1,010 30.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 752 1.0% 664   481 271 56.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,212 1.6% 1,097   887 325 36.6%
Public Administration 968 1.2% 795   790 178 22.5%
Information Not Available 18,362 23.6% 18,248   11,770 6,592 56.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,113 9,814 6,674
Male 7,143 64.3% 6,622   3,971 3,172 79.9%
Female 3,970 35.7% 3,192   2,703 1,267 46.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,113 9,814 6,674
Hispanic or Latino 665 6.0% 511   371 294 79.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,541 76.9% 7,553   5,071 3,470 68.4%
Information Not Available 1,907 17.2% 1,750   1,232 675 54.8%
 
Race 11,113 9,814 6,674
American Indian or Alaskan Native 77 0.7% 76   66 11 16.7%
Asian 3,711 33.4% 3,201   2,294 1,417 61.8%
Black or African American 190 1.7% 175   130 60 46.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3,068 27.6% 2,756   1,706 1,362 79.8%
White 2,643 23.8% 2,348   1,667 976 58.5%
Information Not Available 1,424 12.8% 1,258   811 613 75.6%
 
Years of Age 11,113 9,814 6,674
Younger than 22 236 1.8% 196   113 123 108.8%
22-24 527 4.0% 489   254 273 107.5%
25-34 2,486 19.1% 2,353   1,395 1,091 78.2%
35-44 2,712 20.8% 2,432   1,587 1,125 70.9%
45-54 2,831 21.7% 2,445   1,759 1,072 60.9%
55-59 1,175 9.0% 941   757 418 55.2%
60-64 713 5.5% 613   497 216 43.5%
65 and older 433 3.3% 345   312 121 38.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,113 9,814 6,674
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 331 2.9% 308   361 -30 -8.3%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 4 0.0% 1   2 2 100.0%
Construction 3,387 29.6% 3,298   1,552 1,835 118.2%
Manufacturing 224 2.0% 242   160 64 40.0%
Wholesale Trade 140 1.2% 144   116 24 20.7%
Retail Trade 520 4.5% 485   412 108 26.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,408 12.3% 1,297   437 971 222.2%
Information 273 2.4% 210   235 38 16.2%
Finance and Insurance 132 1.2% 139   112 20 17.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 190 1.7% 170   115 75 65.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 294 2.6% 267   241 53 22.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25 0.2% 23   16 9 56.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 995 8.7% 942   611 384 62.8%
Educational Services 41 0.4% 42   43 -2 -4.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 395 3.5% 254   421 -26 -6.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 101 0.9% 78   85 16 18.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,018 8.9% 767   621 397 63.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 210 1.8% 189   147 63 42.9%
Public Administration 152 1.3% 77   132 20 15.2%
Information Not Available 1,273 11.1% 881   855 418 48.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,353 21,470 18,745
Male 13,922 54.9% 12,286   9,512 4,410 46.4%
Female 11,431 45.1% 9,184   9,233 2,198 23.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,353 21,470 18,745
Hispanic or Latino 775 3.1% 729   627 148 23.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,637 81.4% 19,397   17,894 2,743 15.3%
Information Not Available 3,941 15.5% 1,344   224 3,717 1659.4%
 
Race 25,353 21,470 18,745
American Indian or Alaskan Native 108 0.4% 112   73 35 47.9%
Asian 174 0.7% 184   156 18 11.5%
Black or African American 1,748 6.9% 1,625   951 797 83.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,607 73.4% 17,476   16,714 1,893 11.3%
Information Not Available 4,716 18.6% 2,073   851 3,865 454.2%
 
Years of Age 25,353 21,470 18,745
Younger than 22 729 1.7% 598   401 328 81.8%
22-24 1,371 3.2% 1,071   915 456 49.8%
25-34 5,623 13.3% 4,764   3,943 1,680 42.6%
35-44 5,721 13.5% 4,908   4,757 964 20.3%
45-54 6,757 16.0% 5,797   4,912 1,845 37.6%
55-59 2,451 5.8% 2,063   1,779 672 37.8%
60-64 1,619 3.8% 1,342   1,182 437 37.0%
65 and older 1,082 2.6% 926   847 235 27.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   9 -9 -100.0%
 
Industry 25,353 21,470 18,745
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 124 0.5% 111   88 36 40.9%
Mining 56 0.2% 43   28 28 100.0%
Utilities 46 0.2% 21   34 12 35.3%
Construction 3,436 13.5% 3,258   2,253 1,183 52.5%
Manufacturing 6,887 27.0% 6,019   4,580 2,307 50.4%
Wholesale Trade 971 3.8% 952   782 189 24.2%
Retail Trade 2,015 7.9% 1,893   1,769 246 13.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,095 4.3% 643   921 174 18.9%
Information 783 3.1% 703   751 32 4.3%
Finance and Insurance 743 2.9% 685   545 198 36.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 207 0.8% 217   201 6 3.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 934 3.7% 901   827 107 12.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 40 0.2% 65   63 -23 -36.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,219 8.7% 2,052   1,470 749 51.0%
Educational Services 498 2.0% 286   358 140 39.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,472 5.8% 1,227   1,451 21 1.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 238 0.9% 250   177 61 34.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,910 7.5% 1,211   1,336 574 43.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 743 2.9% 425   714 29 4.1%
Public Administration 252 1.0% 228   204 48 23.5%
Information Not Available 684 2.7% 280   193 491 254.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,016 13,689 7,913
Male 7,936 61.0% 9,009   4,032 3,904 96.8%
Female 5,080 39.0% 4,680   3,881 1,199 30.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,016 13,689 7,913
Hispanic or Latino 1,194 9.2% 1,311   819 375 45.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,266 86.6% 11,806   6,346 4,920 77.5%
Information Not Available 556 4.3% 572   748 -192 -25.7%
 
Race 13,016 13,689 7,913
American Indian or Alaskan Native 256 2.0% 276   187 69 36.9%
Asian 136 1.0% 128   154 -18 -11.7%
Black or African American 71 0.5% 76   60 11 18.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 48 0.4% 52   31 17 54.8%
White 10,763 82.7% 11,294   6,282 4,481 71.3%
Information Not Available 1,742 13.4% 1,863   1,199 543 45.3%
 
Years of Age 13,016 13,689 7,913
Younger than 22 380 1.7% 399   173 207 119.7%
22-24 734 3.2% 826   403 331 82.1%
25-34 2,982 13.0% 3,196   1,672 1,310 78.3%
35-44 2,971 12.9% 3,151   1,779 1,192 67.0%
45-54 3,350 14.6% 3,510   2,205 1,145 51.9%
55-59 1,248 5.4% 1,284   784 464 59.2%
60-64 779 3.4% 813   510 269 52.7%
65 and older 572 2.5% 510   387 185 47.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,016 13,689 7,913
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 597 4.4% 886   277 320 115.5%
Mining 73 0.5% 72   19 54 284.2%
Utilities 19 0.1% 26   11 8 72.7%
Construction 2,451 18.0% 3,087   970 1,481 152.7%
Manufacturing 1,771 13.0% 1,817   1,176 595 50.6%
Wholesale Trade 490 3.6% 467   283 207 73.1%
Retail Trade 1,201 8.8% 1,225   742 459 61.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 806 5.9% 572   554 252 45.5%
Information 172 1.3% 168   118 54 45.8%
Finance and Insurance 364 2.7% 342   180 184 102.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 169 1.2% 171   83 86 103.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 565 4.2% 594   271 294 108.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14 0.1% 21   10 4 40.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 901 6.6% 951   589 312 53.0%
Educational Services 162 1.2% 125   127 35 27.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 801 5.9% 668   681 120 17.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 211 1.5% 268   95 116 122.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 571 4.2% 596   393 178 45.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 353 2.6% 255   249 104 41.8%
Public Administration 238 1.7% 197   222 16 7.2%
Information Not Available 1,087 8.0% 1,181   863 224 26.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 144,837 138,718 120,276
Male 79,465 54.9% 82,258   62,892 16,573 26.4%
Female 65,372 45.1% 56,460   57,384 7,988 13.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 144,837 138,718 120,276
Hispanic or Latino 18,334 12.7% 19,028   14,361 3,973 27.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 126,503 87.3% 119,690   105,915 20,588 19.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 144,837 138,718 120,276
American Indian or Alaskan Native 532 0.4% 504   417 115 27.6%
Asian 3,659 2.5% 3,399   2,816 843 29.9%
Black or African American 37,188 25.7% 34,875   33,000 4,188 12.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 102,099 70.5% 98,702   84,935 17,164 20.2%
Information Not Available 1,358 0.9% 1,238   908 450 49.6%
 
Years of Age 144,837 138,718 120,276
Younger than 22 3,241 1.4% 3,121   2,535 706 27.9%
22-24 6,972 2.9% 6,848   5,899 1,073 18.2%
25-34 34,144 14.3% 33,404   28,161 5,983 21.2%
35-44 36,735 15.4% 35,815   31,067 5,668 18.2%
45-54 38,285 16.0% 36,199   31,439 6,846 21.8%
55-59 13,148 5.5% 12,210   10,773 2,375 22.0%
60-64 7,988 3.3% 7,331   6,718 1,270 18.9%
65 and older 4,324 1.8% 3,790   3,684 640 17.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 144,837 138,718 120,276
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 379 0.3% 450   343 36 10.5%
Mining 571 0.4% 689   471 100 21.2%
Utilities 190 0.1% 198   148 42 28.4%
Construction 22,751 15.7% 26,279   14,990 7,761 51.8%
Manufacturing 19,586 13.5% 19,650   17,998 1,588 8.8%
Wholesale Trade 6,758 4.7% 6,794   5,579 1,179 21.1%
Retail Trade 13,544 9.3% 13,157   11,897 1,647 13.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,465 6.5% 6,263   7,680 1,785 23.2%
Information 2,888 2.0% 2,793   2,463 425 17.3%
Finance and Insurance 7,998 5.5% 7,644   6,605 1,393 21.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,291 1.6% 2,243   1,886 405 21.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,160 5.6% 7,666   6,596 1,564 23.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 832 0.6% 739   354 478 135.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 16,593 11.4% 16,153   13,629 2,964 21.7%
Educational Services 3,043 2.1% 2,167   3,076 -33 -1.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,551 6.6% 8,571   8,873 678 7.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,490 1.0% 1,506   1,332 158 11.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 9,146 6.3% 6,647   7,990 1,156 14.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,683 2.5% 3,235   3,308 375 11.3%
Public Administration 2,775 1.9% 2,730   2,755 20 0.7%
Information Not Available 3,143 2.2% 3,144   2,303 840 36.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 58,635 57,114 47,727
Male 31,851 54.3% 33,273   24,107 7,744 32.1%
Female 26,736 45.6% 23,791   23,564 3,172 13.5%
Information Not Available 48 0.1% 50   56 -8 -14.3%
 
Ethnicity 58,635 57,114 47,727
Hispanic or Latino 2,442 4.2% 2,431   1,750 692 39.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 44,052 75.1% 42,745   37,557 6,495 17.3%
Information Not Available 12,141 20.7% 11,938   8,420 3,721 44.2%
 
Race 58,635 57,114 47,727
American Indian or Alaskan Native 277 0.5% 285   230 47 20.4%
Asian 455 0.8% 365   259 196 75.7%
Black or African American 8,654 14.8% 7,902   8,246 408 4.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 65 0.1% 58   49 16 32.7%
White 46,452 79.2% 45,749   36,893 9,559 25.9%
Information Not Available 2,732 4.7% 2,755   2,050 682 33.3%
 
Years of Age 58,635 57,114 47,727
Younger than 22 1,355 1.3% 1,326   1,148 207 18.0%
22-24 2,988 2.9% 2,965   2,515 473 18.8%
25-34 13,752 13.5% 13,898   11,424 2,328 20.4%
35-44 14,586 14.3% 14,358   12,371 2,215 17.9%
45-54 15,496 15.2% 15,090   12,277 3,219 26.2%
55-59 5,333 5.2% 4,927   4,033 1,300 32.2%
60-64 3,144 3.1% 2,878   2,478 666 26.9%
65 and older 1,981 1.9% 1,672   1,481 500 33.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 58,635 57,114 47,727
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 177 0.3% 166   119 58 48.7%
Mining 85 0.1% 121   79 6 7.6%
Utilities 51 0.1% 52   37 14 37.8%
Construction 6,455 11.0% 7,657   4,507 1,948 43.2%
Manufacturing 15,998 27.2% 16,607   11,341 4,657 41.1%
Wholesale Trade 2,075 3.5% 2,016   1,785 290 16.2%
Retail Trade 4,410 7.5% 4,282   4,021 389 9.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,949 5.0% 2,655   2,106 843 40.0%
Information 586 1.0% 572   441 145 32.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,504 2.6% 1,561   1,456 48 3.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 788 1.3% 745   611 177 29.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,807 3.1% 1,696   1,343 464 34.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 212 0.4% 186   132 80 60.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,342 9.1% 5,334   4,236 1,106 26.1%
Educational Services 1,396 2.4% 640   1,132 264 23.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,437 7.5% 3,364   4,580 -143 -3.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 534 0.9% 480   487 47 9.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,305 5.6% 2,750   3,031 274 9.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,338 2.3% 1,220   1,139 199 17.5%
Public Administration 513 0.9% 410   444 69 15.5%
Information Not Available 4,673 7.9% 4,600   4,700 -27 -0.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,750 17,543 16,233
Male 10,108 53.9% 9,788   8,327 1,781 21.4%
Female 8,642 46.1% 7,755   7,906 736 9.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,750 17,543 16,233
Hispanic or Latino 1,417 7.6% 1,425   805 612 76.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,137 48.7% 8,301   8,963 174 1.9%
Information Not Available 8,196 43.7% 7,817   6,465 1,731 26.8%
 
Race 18,750 17,543 16,233
American Indian or Alaskan Native 300 1.6% 255   240 60 25.0%
Asian 231 1.2% 224   167 64 38.3%
Black or African American 3,065 16.3% 2,803   2,682 383 14.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 35 0.2% 34   35 0 0.0%
White 13,551 72.3% 12,720   12,064 1,487 12.3%
Information Not Available 1,568 8.4% 1,507   1,045 523 50.0%
 
Years of Age 18,750 17,543 16,233
Younger than 22 439 1.4% 438   361 78 21.6%
22-24 998 3.2% 965   860 138 16.0%
25-34 4,521 14.5% 4,173   4,019 502 12.5%
35-44 4,461 14.3% 4,193   3,920 541 13.8%
45-54 4,927 15.8% 4,671   4,275 652 15.3%
55-59 1,686 5.4% 1,556   1,366 320 23.4%
60-64 1,116 3.6% 1,054   858 258 30.1%
65 and older 602 1.9% 493   574 28 4.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,750 17,543 16,233
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 138 0.7% 153   169 -31 -18.3%
Mining 142 0.8% 155   140 2 1.4%
Utilities 26 0.1% 22   46 -20 -43.5%
Construction 2,363 12.5% 2,151   1,792 571 31.9%
Manufacturing 2,869 15.2% 2,810   2,168 701 32.3%
Wholesale Trade 834 4.4% 851   723 111 15.4%
Retail Trade 1,470 7.8% 1,546   1,329 141 10.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 660 3.5% 637   501 159 31.7%
Information 845 4.5% 798   1,024 -179 -17.5%
Finance and Insurance 675 3.6% 672   575 100 17.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 268 1.4% 339   240 28 11.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 957 5.1% 943   807 150 18.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 53 0.3% 38   43 10 23.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,082 11.0% 1,934   1,607 475 29.6%
Educational Services 427 2.3% 258   393 34 8.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,792 9.5% 1,446   1,789 3 0.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 105 0.6% 94   79 26 32.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 891 4.7% 710   807 84 10.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 552 2.9% 433   487 65 13.3%
Public Administration 363 1.9% 346   361 2 0.6%
Information Not Available 1,238 6.6% 1,207   1,153 85 7.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,066 30,073 27,307
Male 21,976 60.9% 18,501   14,783 7,193 48.7%
Female 14,090 39.1% 11,572   12,524 1,566 12.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 36,066 30,073 27,307
Hispanic or Latino 112 0.3% 55   81 31 38.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,954 99.7% 30,018   27,226 8,728 32.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 36,066 30,073 27,307
American Indian or Alaskan Native 228 0.6% 228   140 88 62.9%
Asian 134 0.4% 114   81 53 65.4%
Black or African American 4,610 12.8% 3,801   3,282 1,328 40.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 5   9 -9 -100.0%
White 30,524 84.6% 25,587   23,515 7,009 29.8%
Information Not Available 570 1.6% 338   280 290 103.6%
 
Years of Age 36,066 30,073 27,307
Younger than 22 650 1.0% 617   676 -26 -3.8%
22-24 1,631 2.5% 1,562   1,573 58 3.7%
25-34 8,167 12.6% 6,862   6,830 1,337 19.6%
35-44 9,986 15.4% 7,730   7,020 2,966 42.3%
45-54 9,471 14.6% 7,980   6,379 3,092 48.5%
55-59 3,432 5.3% 2,750   2,232 1,200 53.8%
60-64 1,685 2.6% 1,631   1,578 107 6.8%
65 and older 1,044 1.6% 941   1,019 25 2.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 36,066 30,073 27,307
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 49 0.1% 64   9 40 444.4%
Mining 556 1.5% 598   866 -310 -35.8%
Utilities 18 0.0% 18   50 -32 -64.0%
Construction 3,772 10.4% 4,025   2,971 801 27.0%
Manufacturing 11,783 32.6% 7,944   6,699 5,084 75.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,187 3.3% 1,147   1,082 105 9.7%
Retail Trade 2,764 7.7% 2,695   2,299 465 20.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,402 3.9% 1,284   771 631 81.8%
Information 909 2.5% 612   334 575 172.2%
Finance and Insurance 909 2.5% 827   870 39 4.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 255 0.7% 292   329 -74 -22.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,187 3.3% 1,160   956 231 24.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 90 0.2% 82   68 22 32.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,894 8.0% 2,759   2,673 221 8.3%
Educational Services 1,030 2.9% 297   1,105 -75 -6.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,388 6.6% 1,978   2,087 301 14.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 399 1.1% 347   216 183 84.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,304 3.6% 1,160   1,032 272 26.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 775 2.1% 617   564 211 37.4%
Public Administration 417 1.2% 365   546 -129 -23.6%
Information Not Available 1,978 5.5% 1,802   1,780 198 11.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,155 19,107 20,978
Male 10,023 45.2% 9,827   9,395 628 6.7%
Female 12,132 54.8% 9,280   11,583 549 4.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 22,155 19,107 20,978
Hispanic or Latino 404 1.8% 380   376 28 7.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,719 98.0% 18,692   20,527 1,192 5.8%
Information Not Available 32 0.1% 35   75 -43 -57.3%
 
Race 22,155 19,107 20,978
American Indian or Alaskan Native 95 0.4% 108   108 -13 -12.0%
Asian 129 0.6% 128   117 12 10.3%
Black or African American 12,503 56.4% 10,322   11,694 809 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1% 20   18 2 11.1%
White 9,392 42.4% 8,511   8,989 403 4.5%
Information Not Available 16 0.1% 18   52 -36 -69.2%
 
Years of Age 22,155 19,107 20,978
Younger than 22 510 1.7% 469   544 -34 -6.3%
22-24 1,336 4.4% 1,183   1,278 58 4.5%
25-34 5,719 18.8% 5,127   5,455 264 4.8%
35-44 5,290 17.4% 4,650   5,283 7 0.1%
45-54 5,658 18.6% 4,697   5,146 512 9.9%
55-59 1,846 6.1% 1,520   1,731 115 6.6%
60-64 1,121 3.7% 923   948 173 18.2%
65 and older 675 2.2% 538   592 83 14.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 22,155 19,107 20,978
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 164 0.7% 205   180 -16 -8.9%
Mining 203 0.9% 250   258 -55 -21.3%
Utilities 120 0.5% 53   133 -13 -9.8%
Construction 3,259 14.6% 3,148   2,757 502 18.2%
Manufacturing 1,832 8.2% 1,915   1,875 -43 -2.3%
Wholesale Trade 511 2.3% 505   402 109 27.1%
Retail Trade 1,648 7.4% 1,623   1,470 178 12.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 708 3.2% 646   571 137 24.0%
Information 296 1.3% 254   360 -64 -17.8%
Finance and Insurance 458 2.1% 458   472 -14 -3.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 274 1.2% 261   255 19 7.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,114 5.0% 938   906 208 23.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 69 0.3% 70   175 -106 -60.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,463 6.6% 1,350   1,127 336 29.8%
Educational Services 886 4.0% 265   692 194 28.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,579 11.6% 1,540   2,582 -3 -0.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 360 1.6% 324   388 -28 -7.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,315 5.9% 1,136   1,135 180 15.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,168 5.2% 750   1,026 142 13.8%
Public Administration 431 1.9% 276   453 -22 -4.9%
Information Not Available 3,297 14.8% 3,140   3,761 -464 -12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 82,141 80,962 71,494
Male 49,350 60.1% 50,163   41,679 7,671 18.4%
Female 32,791 39.9% 30,799   29,815 2,976 10.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 82,141 80,962 71,494
Hispanic or Latino 8,006 9.7% 8,016   7,020 986 14.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 72,303 88.0% 71,107   62,993 9,310 14.8%
Information Not Available 1,832 2.2% 1,839   1,481 351 23.7%
 
Race 82,141 80,962 71,494
American Indian or Alaskan Native 212 0.3% 213   223 -11 -4.9%
Asian 2,659 3.2% 2,592   1,998 661 33.1%
Black or African American 7,144 8.7% 6,930   6,325 819 12.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 57 0.1% 52   38 19 50.0%
White 65,271 79.5% 64,398   56,603 8,668 15.3%
Information Not Available 6,798 8.3% 6,777   6,307 491 7.8%
 
Years of Age 82,141 80,962 71,494
Younger than 22 2,395 1.7% 2,472   2,053 342 16.7%
22-24 4,151 2.9% 4,242   3,603 548 15.2%
25-34 17,154 12.1% 17,287   14,952 2,202 14.7%
35-44 20,310 14.3% 20,108   18,364 1,946 10.6%
45-54 21,633 15.2% 21,002   18,655 2,978 16.0%
55-59 7,878 5.5% 7,550   6,695 1,183 17.7%
60-64 5,439 3.8% 5,270   4,591 848 18.5%
65 and older 3,181 2.2% 3,031   2,581 600 23.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 82,141 80,962 71,494
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 437 0.5% 670   356 81 22.8%
Mining 107 0.1% 151   100 7 7.0%
Utilities 75 0.1% 76   60 15 25.0%
Construction 11,557 14.0% 13,211   9,542 2,015 21.1%
Manufacturing 9,434 11.4% 9,431   7,617 1,817 23.9%
Wholesale Trade 4,370 5.3% 4,381   3,684 686 18.6%
Retail Trade 7,391 9.0% 7,519   6,787 604 8.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,288 2.8% 2,308   2,179 109 5.0%
Information 1,940 2.3% 1,921   1,740 200 11.5%
Finance and Insurance 3,751 4.5% 3,700   3,001 750 25.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,258 1.5% 1,276   1,188 70 5.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,010 7.3% 5,788   5,342 668 12.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 212 0.3% 226   156 56 35.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,646 9.3% 8,028   6,459 1,187 18.4%
Educational Services 1,138 1.4% 1,016   1,047 91 8.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,402 7.8% 5,634   5,828 574 9.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 916 1.1% 895   793 123 15.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,636 6.8% 4,973   5,136 500 9.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,154 3.8% 3,085   2,813 341 12.1%
Public Administration 981 1.2% 1,000   1,102 -121 -11.0%
Information Not Available 7,438 9.0% 5,673   6,564 874 13.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,762 41,872 33,448
Male 23,774 54.3% 24,111   16,658 7,116 42.7%
Female 19,988 45.7% 17,761   16,790 3,198 19.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 43,762 41,872 33,448
Hispanic or Latino 1,802 4.1% 1,857   1,194 608 50.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,075 93.9% 39,148   31,632 9,443 29.9%
Information Not Available 885 2.0% 867   622 263 42.3%
 
Race 43,762 41,872 33,448
American Indian or Alaskan Native 125 0.3% 123   86 39 45.3%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 19,297 44.1% 18,232   16,153 3,144 19.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 69 0.2% 82   78 -9 -11.5%
White 21,584 49.3% 20,711   15,315 6,269 40.9%
Information Not Available 2,687 6.1% 2,724   1,816 871 48.0%
 
Years of Age 43,762 41,872 33,448
Younger than 22 1,127 1.8% 1,097   881 246 27.9%
22-24 2,395 3.8% 2,291   1,825 570 31.2%
25-34 9,764 15.6% 9,446   7,495 2,269 30.3%
35-44 10,416 16.6% 10,014   8,382 2,034 24.3%
45-54 11,363 18.1% 10,933   8,619 2,744 31.8%
55-59 3,867 6.2% 3,680   2,942 925 31.4%
60-64 2,731 4.4% 2,586   1,877 854 45.5%
65 and older 2,099 3.4% 1,825   1,414 685 48.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   13 -13 -100.0%
 
Industry 43,762 41,872 33,448
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 65 0.1% 68   47 18 38.3%
Mining 35 0.1% 49   32 3 9.4%
Utilities 46 0.1% 44   34 12 35.3%
Construction 6,662 15.2% 7,227   3,923 2,739 69.8%
Manufacturing 713 1.6% 686   900 -187 -20.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,803 4.1% 1,789   1,282 521 40.6%
Retail Trade 1,585 3.6% 1,545   1,274 311 24.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,871 4.3% 1,142   1,015 856 84.3%
Information 835 1.9% 833   690 145 21.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,000 4.6% 2,013   1,354 646 47.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,089 2.5% 1,101   828 261 31.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,088 7.0% 2,892   2,685 403 15.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 152 0.3% 144   28 124 442.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,275 12.0% 5,219   4,431 844 19.0%
Educational Services 1,050 2.4% 766   866 184 21.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,288 7.5% 2,734   3,058 230 7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 475 1.1% 444   439 36 8.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,136 7.2% 2,704   2,591 545 21.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,297 3.0% 1,251   1,093 204 18.7%
Public Administration 610 1.4% 595   455 155 34.1%
Information Not Available 8,687 19.8% 8,626   6,423 2,264 35.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,705 10,044 7,565
Male 4,968 57.1% 6,206   4,059 909 22.4%
Female 3,737 42.9% 3,837   3,506 231 6.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,705 10,044 7,565
Hispanic or Latino 52 0.6% 71   63 -11 -17.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,023 80.7% 8,046   6,300 723 11.5%
Information Not Available 1,630 18.7% 1,927   1,202 428 35.6%
 
Race 8,705 10,044 7,565
American Indian or Alaskan Native 80 0.9% 70   59 21 35.6%
Asian 60 0.7% 56   52 8 15.4%
Black or African American 112 1.3% 122   80 32 40.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 7,222 83.0% 8,323   6,491 731 11.3%
Information Not Available 1,231 14.1% 1,473   883 348 39.4%
 
Years of Age 8,705 10,044 7,565
Younger than 22 294 1.9% 371   249 45 18.1%
22-24 517 3.4% 668   432 85 19.7%
25-34 1,782 11.6% 2,069   1,587 195 12.3%
35-44 2,021 13.2% 2,337   1,815 206 11.3%
45-54 2,357 15.4% 2,632   2,010 347 17.3%
55-59 890 5.8% 978   791 99 12.5%
60-64 576 3.8% 646   473 103 21.8%
65 and older 268 1.7% 343   208 60 28.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,705 10,044 7,565
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 359 4.0% 703   320 39 12.2%
Mining 2 0.0% 4   2 0 0.0%
Utilities 67 0.7% 10   9 58 644.4%
Construction 915 10.1% 1,285   740 175 23.6%
Manufacturing 909 10.0% 1,115   865 44 5.1%
Wholesale Trade 274 3.0% 302   243 31 12.8%
Retail Trade 923 10.2% 1,105   844 79 9.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 224 2.5% 349   163 61 37.4%
Information 81 0.9% 96   100 -19 -19.0%
Finance and Insurance 170 1.9% 168   149 21 14.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 103 1.1% 108   47 56 119.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 281 3.1% 256   219 62 28.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14 0.2% 12   7 7 100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 513 5.7% 598   419 94 22.4%
Educational Services 115 1.3% 91   118 -3 -2.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 683 7.5% 577   677 6 0.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 172 1.9% 187   107 65 60.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 519 5.7% 608   449 70 15.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 234 2.6% 184   226 8 3.5%
Public Administration 101 1.1% 78   66 35 53.0%
Information Not Available 2,046 22.6% 2,208   1,795 251 14.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 122,023 146,709 109,629
Male 72,709 59.6% 93,444   62,452 10,257 16.4%
Female 49,267 40.4% 53,227   47,169 2,098 4.4%
Information Not Available 47 0.0% 38   8 39 487.5%
 
Ethnicity 122,023 146,709 109,629
Hispanic or Latino 3,189 2.6% 4,204   3,076 113 3.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 90,386 74.1% 108,210   79,134 11,252 14.2%
Information Not Available 28,448 23.3% 34,295   27,419 1,029 3.8%
 
Race 122,023 146,709 109,629
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,075 0.9% 1,356   1,167 -92 -7.9%
Asian 1,131 0.9% 1,643   822 309 37.6%
Black or African American 16,611 13.6% 21,196   14,905 1,706 11.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 76 0.1% 111   44 32 72.7%
White 70,624 57.9% 83,226   61,670 8,954 14.5%
Information Not Available 32,506 26.6% 39,177   31,021 1,485 4.8%
 
Years of Age 122,023 146,709 109,629
Younger than 22 3,769 2.0% 4,514   3,640 129 3.5%
22-24 6,861 3.7% 8,222   6,556 305 4.7%
25-34 28,582 15.3% 34,415   26,448 2,134 8.1%
35-44 31,291 16.7% 38,585   28,569 2,722 9.5%
45-54 32,334 17.3% 39,009   28,110 4,224 15.0%
55-59 10,460 5.6% 12,306   8,882 1,578 17.8%
60-64 5,771 3.1% 6,488   4,732 1,039 22.0%
65 and older 2,882 1.5% 3,094   2,690 192 7.1%
Information Not Available 73 0.0% 76   2 71 3550.0%
 
Industry 122,023 146,709 109,629
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 544 0.4% 676   616 -72 -11.7%
Mining 118 0.1% 193   140 -22 -15.7%
Utilities 72 0.1% 70   88 -16 -18.2%
Construction 13,139 10.7% 17,143   13,146 -7 -0.1%
Manufacturing 27,879 22.7% 44,194   22,341 5,538 24.8%
Wholesale Trade 4,150 3.4% 4,023   4,370 -220 -5.0%
Retail Trade 9,100 7.4% 9,585   9,634 -534 -5.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,952 3.2% 5,030   3,442 510 14.8%
Information 1,388 1.1% 1,332   1,233 155 12.6%
Finance and Insurance 3,517 2.9% 3,405   3,104 413 13.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,559 1.3% 2,385   1,614 -55 -3.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,519 5.3% 6,714   6,389 130 2.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 635 0.5% 714   1,050 -415 -39.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,545 11.1% 15,420   12,448 1,097 8.8%
Educational Services 1,523 1.2% 1,282   1,739 -216 -12.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,778 6.3% 6,984   8,029 -251 -3.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,610 1.3% 1,653   1,644 -34 -2.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,577 4.6% 5,632   6,094 -517 -8.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,606 2.1% 2,465   2,717 -111 -4.1%
Public Administration 940 0.8% 1,014   1,079 -139 -12.9%
Information Not Available 15,872 12.9% 16,795   8,712 7,160 82.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,342 44,900 38,281
Male 25,406 58.6% 29,429   21,975 3,431 15.6%
Female 17,936 41.4% 15,470   16,305 1,631 10.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 43,342 44,900 38,281
Hispanic or Latino 1,370 3.2% 1,452   1,221 149 12.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,411 86.3% 38,790   34,073 3,338 9.8%
Information Not Available 4,561 10.5% 4,658   2,987 1,574 52.7%
 
Race 43,342 44,900 38,281
American Indian or Alaskan Native 603 1.4% 554   543 60 11.0%
Asian 1,091 2.5% 1,015   932 159 17.1%
Black or African American 3,363 7.8% 3,237   3,401 -38 -1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 110 0.3% 120   213 -103 -48.4%
White 35,163 81.1% 36,940   31,253 3,910 12.5%
Information Not Available 3,012 6.9% 3,034   1,939 1,073 55.3%
 
Years of Age 43,342 44,900 38,281
Younger than 22 1,149 1.5% 1,284   1,139 10 0.9%
22-24 2,426 3.2% 2,744   2,491 -65 -2.6%
25-34 10,510 13.8% 11,160   9,089 1,421 15.6%
35-44 9,972 13.1% 10,335   9,419 553 5.9%
45-54 11,425 15.0% 11,679   9,937 1,488 15.0%
55-59 4,099 5.4% 4,052   3,350 749 22.4%
60-64 2,419 3.2% 2,325   1,888 531 28.1%
65 and older 1,093 1.4% 1,081   597 496 83.1%
Information Not Available 249 0.3% 240   371 -122 -32.9%
 
Industry 43,342 44,900 38,281
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 355 0.8% 483   365 -10 -2.7%
Mining 70 0.2% 156   49 21 42.9%
Utilities 142 0.3% 144   195 -53 -27.2%
Construction 7,299 16.7% 10,636   6,841 458 6.7%
Manufacturing 6,366 14.6% 6,450   6,412 -46 -0.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,319 5.3% 2,275   1,984 335 16.9%
Retail Trade 3,615 8.3% 3,740   2,993 622 20.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,469 3.4% 1,441   1,092 377 34.5%
Information 812 1.9% 823   728 84 11.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,469 3.4% 1,421   1,535 -66 -4.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 699 1.6% 756   614 85 13.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,554 5.8% 2,432   2,164 390 18.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 714 1.6% 745   611 103 16.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,290 7.5% 3,416   2,901 389 13.4%
Educational Services 1,354 3.1% 665   1,107 247 22.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,926 6.7% 2,657   3,359 -433 -12.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 555 1.3% 567   487 68 14.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,471 5.7% 1,883   2,124 347 16.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,877 4.3% 1,225   1,907 -30 -1.6%
Public Administration 569 1.3% 554   550 19 3.5%
Information Not Available 2,417 5.5% 2,431   263 2,154 819.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 51,673 46,990 47,087
Male 26,145 50.6% 25,980   22,301 3,844 17.2%
Female 25,522 49.4% 21,006   24,781 741 3.0%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 4   5 1 20.0%
 
Ethnicity 51,673 46,990 47,087
Hispanic or Latino 352 0.7% 421   480 -128 -26.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,301 21.9% 13,051   14,709 -3,408 -23.2%
Information Not Available 40,020 77.4% 33,518   31,898 8,122 25.5%
 
Race 51,673 46,990 47,087
American Indian or Alaskan Native 315 0.6% 295   349 -34 -9.7%
Asian 302 0.6% 276   296 6 2.0%
Black or African American 8,176 15.8% 7,748   11,877 -3,701 -31.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 387 0.7% 352   356 31 8.7%
White 29,217 56.5% 27,416   32,028 -2,811 -8.8%
Information Not Available 13,276 25.7% 10,903   2,181 11,095 508.7%
 
Years of Age 51,673 46,990 47,087
Younger than 22 1,047 1.3% 1,048   1,086 -39 -3.6%
22-24 2,420 3.1% 2,377   2,322 98 4.2%
25-34 11,363 14.6% 11,011   10,319 1,044 10.1%
35-44 13,200 16.9% 11,771   11,932 1,268 10.6%
45-54 13,856 17.8% 12,785   12,523 1,333 10.6%
55-59 4,559 5.8% 4,094   4,151 408 9.8%
60-64 2,910 3.7% 2,379   2,759 151 5.5%
65 and older 2,289 2.9% 1,492   1,966 323 16.4%
Information Not Available 29 0.0% 33   29 0 0.0%
 
Industry 51,673 46,990 47,087
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 174 0.3% 201   151 23 15.2%
Mining 186 0.4% 217   89 97 109.0%
Utilities 36 0.1% 41   65 -29 -44.6%
Construction 6,558 12.6% 7,433   4,162 2,396 57.6%
Manufacturing 8,688 16.8% 7,881   9,091 -403 -4.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,153 4.2% 2,136   1,721 432 25.1%
Retail Trade 4,794 9.2% 4,732   4,634 160 3.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,680 7.1% 1,762   3,290 390 11.9%
Information 1,084 2.1% 947   903 181 20.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,900 3.7% 1,796   1,557 343 22.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,011 1.9% 921   882 129 14.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,057 4.0% 1,859   1,667 390 23.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 284 0.5% 315   87 197 226.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,513 8.7% 4,914   3,813 700 18.4%
Educational Services 1,237 2.4% 829   1,018 219 21.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,538 8.8% 3,859   4,547 -9 -0.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 576 1.1% 615   602 -26 -4.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,685 9.0% 3,234   4,325 360 8.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,637 3.2% 1,430   1,658 -21 -1.3%
Public Administration 407 0.8% 440   448 -41 -9.2%
Information Not Available 1,475 2.8% 1,428   2,377 -902 -37.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Jun 2008 Percent May 2008     Jun 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,354 22,468 22,284
Male 10,256 42.1% 10,611   8,771 1,485 16.9%
Female 14,096 57.9% 11,854   13,511 585 4.3%
Information Not Available