Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

March 2008

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
March 2008
Mar 2008 Feb 2008 Monthly Change Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 3,256,582 3,302,038 -45,456 2,814,853 441,729 15.7
Alaska 14,748 15,477 -729 15,655 -907 -5.8
Alabama 29,322 31,220 -1,898 25,930 3,392 13.1
Arkansas 28,944 32,068 -3,124 29,210 -266 -0.9
Arizona 32,382 30,958 1,424 21,559 10,823 50.2
California 512,363 474,637 37,726 347,097 165,266 47.6
Colorado 27,545 28,781 -1,236 23,444 4,101 17.5
Connecticut 48,420 49,733 -1,313 46,949 1,471 3.1
District of Columbia 6,422 6,194 228 4,451 1,971 44.3
Delaware 10,292 10,509 -217 10,544 -252 -2.4
Florida 139,958 140,207 -249 92,080 47,878 52.0
Georgia 67,052 68,067 -1,015 49,872 17,180 34.4
Hawaii 8,082 7,809 273 6,661 1,421 21.3
Iowa 36,670 38,450 -1,780 35,007 1,663 4.8
Idaho 22,365 24,787 -2,422 15,069 7,296 48.4
Illinois 184,333 189,451 -5,118 163,926 20,407 12.4
Indiana 76,324 79,907 -3,583 66,093 10,231 15.5
Kansas 19,242 21,575 -2,333 17,026 2,216 13.0
Kentucky 38,750 41,594 -2,844 39,397 -647 -1.6
Louisiana 19,337 19,791 -454 18,030 1,307 7.2
Massachusetts 105,900 110,085 -4,185 101,317 4,583 4.5
Maryland 46,768 47,924 -1,156 37,711 9,057 24.0
Maine 15,593 15,811 -218 13,873 1,720 12.4
Michigan 182,540 184,051 -1,511 182,550 -10 0.0
Minnesota 72,505 75,429 -2,924 77,368 -4,863 -6.3
Missouri 58,197 63,119 -4,922 48,392 9,805 20.3
Mississippi 19,638 20,048 -410 19,529 109 0.6
Montana 7,451 8,461 -1,010 6,237 1,214 19.5
North Carolina 85,736 89,888 -4,152 72,369 13,367 18.5
North Dakota 5,305 6,482 -1,177 5,909 -604 -10.2
Nebraska 10,955 12,180 -1,225 11,356 -401 -3.5
New Hampshire 10,756 10,551 205 9,147 1,609 17.6
New Jersey 131,632 135,709 -4,077 129,552 2,080 1.6
New Mexico 12,330 12,207 123 10,815 1,515 14.0
Nevada 34,531 34,367 164 24,129 10,402 43.1
New York 210,687 214,463 -3,776 199,914 10,773 5.4
Ohio 139,528 134,301 5,227 121,052 18,476 15.3
Oklahoma 13,828 14,376 -548 14,145 -317 -2.2
Oregon 57,761 58,937 -1,176 45,219 12,542 27.7
Pennsylvania 210,883 222,263 -11,380 204,668 6,215 3.0
Puerto Rico 35,195 33,798 1,397 32,367 2,828 8.7
Rhode Island 18,671 19,355 -684 16,706 1,965 11.8
South Carolina 45,640 47,966 -2,326 37,509 8,131 21.7
South Dakota 3,160 3,617 -457 3,309 -149 -4.5
Tennessee 46,353 49,307 -2,954 40,505 5,848 14.4
Texas 99,903 100,325 -422 96,456 3,447 3.6
Utah 14,804 16,826 -2,022 9,162 5,642 61.6
Virginia 46,148 47,215 -1,067 37,654 8,494 22.6
Virgin Islands 351 344 7 236 115 48.7
Vermont 8,744 8,491 253 7,799 945 12.1
Washington 63,647 65,507 -1,860 52,014 11,633 22.4
Wisconsin 98,760 104,607 -5,847 98,331 429 0.4
West Virginia 16,467 18,621 -2,154 16,402 65 0.4
Wyoming 3,664 4,192 -528 3,151 513 16.3
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,256,582   3,302,038   2,814,853 441,729 15.7
Male 2,067,182 63.5% 2,118,335   1,760,351 306,831 17.4%
Female 1,186,572 36.4% 1,180,993   1,052,368 134,204 12.8%
Information Not Available 2,828 0.1% 2,710   2,134 694 32.5%
 
Ethnicity 3,256,582   3,302,038   2,814,853    
Hispanic or Latino 522,765 16.1% 515,033   417,397 105,368 25.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,358,364 86.3% 2,406,587   2,090,408 267,956 12.8%
Information Not Available 375,723 10.3% 380,418   307,049 68,674 22.4%
 
Race 3,256,582   3,302,038   2,814,853
American Indian or Alaskan Native 33,683 1.0% 34,671   30,009 3,674 12.2%
Asian 71,953 2.2% 65,988   59,428 12,525 21.1%
Black or African American 485,195 14.9% 479,267   435,601 49,594 11.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10,903 0.3% 10,960   12,407 -1,504 -12.1%
White 1,942,335 59.6% 2,008,127   1,722,828 219,507 12.7%
Information Not Available 712,514 21.9% 703,024   554,580 157,934 28.5%
 
Years of Age 3,256,582   3,302,038   2,814,853
Younger than 22 125,822 3.9% 128,703   115,246 10,576 9.2%
22-24 187,851 5.8% 191,237   167,348 20,503 12.3%
25-34 762,286 23.4% 772,038   656,013 106,273 16.2%
35-44 811,302 24.9% 822,435   720,889 90,413 12.5%
45-54 800,651 24.6% 811,854   682,271 118,380 17.4%
55-59 270,631 8.3% 272,833   226,305 44,326 19.6%
60-64 165,980 5.1% 165,597   137,491 28,489 20.7%
65 and older 104,980 3.2% 107,011   89,443 15,537 17.4%
Information Not Available 27,079 0.8% 30,330   19,847 7,232 36.4%
 
Industry 3,256,582   3,302,038   2,814,853
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 100,000 3.1% 103,181   78,907 21,093 26.7%
Mining 17,924 0.6% 20,455   17,200 724 4.2%
Utilities 6,431 0.2% 6,737   5,228 1,203 23.0%
Construction 637,438 19.6% 682,339   543,102 94,336 17.4%
Manufacturing 446,893 13.7% 425,577   407,013 39,880 9.8%
Wholesale Trade 112,696 3.5% 112,644   100,980 11,716 11.6%
Retail Trade 261,960 8.0% 257,068   222,150 39,810 17.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 104,843 3.2% 104,670   88,492 16,351 18.5%
Information 74,437 2.3% 75,511   62,154 12,283 19.8%
Finance and Insurance 107,324 3.3% 107,959   79,915 27,409 34.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 55,789 1.7% 54,913   41,825 13,964 33.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 121,050 3.7% 120,890   100,256 20,794 20.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,126 0.3% 11,399   10,565 561 5.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 366,899 11.3% 373,314   316,516 50,383 15.9%
Educational Services 44,730 1.4% 47,453   39,312 5,418 13.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 162,890 5.0% 160,031   152,550 10,340 6.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 65,084 2.0% 73,484   60,780 4,304 7.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 155,737 4.8% 158,338   144,140 11,597 8.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 78,649 2.4% 76,436   68,919 9,730 14.1%
Public Administration 49,753 1.5% 51,257   45,432 4,321 9.5%
Information Not Available 274,929 8.4% 278,382   229,417 45,512 19.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,748 15,477 15,655 -907 -5.8
Male 9,545 64.7% 10,218   10,019 -474 -4.7%
Female 5,203 35.3% 5,259   5,635 -432 -7.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,748   15,477   15,655    
Hispanic or Latino 437 3.0% 446   593 -156 -26.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,190 96.2% 14,910   14,941 -751 -5.0%
Information Not Available 121 0.8% 121   121 0 0.0%
 
Race 14,748 15,477 15,655
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,472 30.3% 4,628   4,686 -214 -4.6%
Asian 513 3.5% 522   723 -210 -29.0%
Black or African American 515 3.5% 514   504 11 2.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 116 0.8% 109   96 20 20.8%
White 8,727 59.2% 9,266   9,136 -409 -4.5%
Information Not Available 405 2.7% 438   510 -105 -20.6%
 
Years of Age 14,748 15,477 15,655
Younger than 22 629 2.8% 623   700 -71 -10.1%
22-24 1,110 4.9% 1,168   1,096 14 1.3%
25-34 3,841 16.9% 4,087   3,852 -11 -0.3%
35-44 3,199 14.0% 3,358   3,644 -445 -12.2%
45-54 3,767 16.5% 3,959   4,015 -248 -6.2%
55-59 1,156 5.1% 1,221   1,290 -134 -10.4%
60-64 686 3.0% 674   674 12 1.8%
65 and older 360 1.6% 387   384 -24 -6.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,748 15,477 15,655
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 134 0.9% 179   159 -25 -15.7%
Mining 506 3.4% 529   442 64 14.5%
Utilities 92 0.6% 115   96 -4 -4.2%
Construction 3,396 22.8% 3,612   3,954 -558 -14.1%
Manufacturing 896 6.0% 1,013   1,126 -230 -20.4%
Wholesale Trade 178 1.2% 165   218 -40 -18.3%
Retail Trade 1,238 8.3% 1,262   1,346 -108 -8.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 890 6.0% 857   957 -67 -7.0%
Information 136 0.9% 156   151 -15 -9.9%
Finance and Insurance 241 1.6% 250   265 -24 -9.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 387 2.6% 380   369 18 4.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 456 3.1% 464   366 90 24.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.4% 48   59 -2 -3.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 821 5.5% 873   773 48 6.2%
Educational Services 375 2.5% 376   373 2 0.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 941 6.3% 923   939 2 0.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 181 1.2% 208   208 -27 -13.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,369 9.2% 1,406   1,361 8 0.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 381 2.6% 404   416 -35 -8.4%
Public Administration 1,711 11.5% 1,876   1,706 5 0.3%
Information Not Available 362 2.4% 381   371 -9 -2.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,322 31,220 25,930
Male 15,661 53.4% 17,036   13,191 2,470 18.7%
Female 13,600 46.4% 14,125   12,693 907 7.1%
Information Not Available 61 0.2% 59   46 15 32.6%
 
Ethnicity 29,322 31,220 25,930
Hispanic or Latino 687 2.3% 738   675 12 1.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,489 80.1% 25,238   19,329 4,160 21.5%
Information Not Available 5,146 17.5% 5,244   5,926 -780 -13.2%
 
Race 29,322 31,220 25,930
American Indian or Alaskan Native 856 2.9% 956   966 -110 -11.4%
Asian 519 1.8% 471   776 -257 -33.1%
Black or African American 12,820 43.7% 12,955   10,103 2,717 26.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 51 0.2% 55   41 10 24.4%
White 13,530 46.1% 15,129   10,879 2,651 24.4%
Information Not Available 1,546 5.3% 1,654   3,165 -1,619 -51.2%
 
Years of Age 29,322 31,220 25,930
Younger than 22 1,187 2.9% 1,285   1,094 93 8.5%
22-24 2,042 4.9% 2,157   1,822 220 12.1%
25-34 7,688 18.5% 7,860   6,719 969 14.4%
35-44 6,976 16.8% 7,632   6,471 505 7.8%
45-54 6,919 16.7% 7,533   5,972 947 15.9%
55-59 2,194 5.3% 2,424   2,015 179 8.9%
60-64 1,365 3.3% 1,387   1,125 240 21.3%
65 and older 926 2.2% 921   708 218 30.8%
Information Not Available 25 0.1% 21   4 21 525.0%
 
Industry 29,322 31,220 25,930
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 250 0.8% 258   169 81 47.9%
Mining 95 0.3% 90   187 -92 -49.2%
Utilities 39 0.1% 45   41 -2 -4.9%
Construction 3,299 11.2% 3,587   2,327 972 41.8%
Manufacturing 7,761 26.2% 8,888   7,536 225 3.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,061 3.6% 1,026   831 230 27.7%
Retail Trade 3,028 10.2% 3,106   2,578 450 17.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 940 3.2% 959   720 220 30.6%
Information 407 1.4% 436   349 58 16.6%
Finance and Insurance 886 3.0% 865   676 210 31.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 380 1.3% 380   296 84 28.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,060 3.6% 1,138   931 129 13.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 40 0.1% 38   55 -15 -27.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,241 11.0% 3,342   3,078 163 5.3%
Educational Services 429 1.5% 547   352 77 21.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,986 6.7% 1,870   1,838 148 8.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 179 0.6% 200   250 -71 -28.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,740 5.9% 1,747   1,594 146 9.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 656 2.2% 649   572 84 14.7%
Public Administration 389 1.3% 421   330 59 17.9%
Information Not Available 1,456 4.9% 1,628   1,220 236 19.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,944 32,068 29,210
Male 16,654 57.5% 19,226   16,655 -1 0.0%
Female 12,289 42.5% 12,842   12,554 -265 -2.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,944 32,068 29,210
Hispanic or Latino 615 2.1% 794   867 -252 -29.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,328 97.9% 31,274   28,342 -14 0.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 28,944 32,068 29,210
American Indian or Alaskan Native 274 0.9% 302   306 -32 -10.5%
Asian 137 0.5% 207   300 -163 -54.3%
Black or African American 8,382 29.0% 8,964   8,578 -196 -2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 159 0.5% 201   182 -23 -12.6%
White 19,374 66.9% 21,599   18,973 401 2.1%
Information Not Available 618 2.1% 795   871 -253 -29.0%
 
Years of Age 28,944 32,068 29,210
Younger than 22 709 1.5% 738   772 -63 -8.2%
22-24 2,006 4.3% 2,199   1,905 101 5.3%
25-34 7,629 16.3% 8,483   7,734 -105 -1.4%
35-44 7,172 15.3% 7,945   7,876 -704 -8.9%
45-54 6,897 14.7% 7,705   6,619 278 4.2%
55-59 2,176 4.6% 2,501   2,241 -65 -2.9%
60-64 1,407 3.0% 1,398   1,280 127 9.9%
65 and older 945 2.0% 1,096   778 167 21.5%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 3   5 -2 -40.0%
 
Industry 28,944 32,068 29,210
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 774 2.6% 984   761 13 1.7%
Mining 148 0.5% 207   165 -17 -10.3%
Utilities 43 0.1% 78   76 -33 -43.4%
Construction 3,633 12.2% 4,090   3,640 -7 -0.2%
Manufacturing 6,601 22.2% 7,487   7,044 -443 -6.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,099 3.7% 1,421   1,351 -252 -18.7%
Retail Trade 3,484 11.7% 3,586   3,303 181 5.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,247 4.2% 1,370   979 268 27.4%
Information 247 0.8% 341   306 -59 -19.3%
Finance and Insurance 588 2.0% 537   383 205 53.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 357 1.2% 425   277 80 28.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 571 1.9% 570   519 52 10.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 60 0.2% 55   47 13 27.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,957 10.0% 3,290   3,067 -110 -3.6%
Educational Services 978 3.3% 900   955 23 2.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,434 8.2% 2,629   2,507 -73 -2.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 285 1.0% 268   247 38 15.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,215 7.5% 2,450   2,171 44 2.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 566 1.9% 693   607 -41 -6.8%
Public Administration 637 2.1% 665   778 -141 -18.1%
Information Not Available 20 0.1% 22   27 -7 -25.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,382 30,958 21,559
Male 19,119 59.0% 18,262   12,434 6,685 53.8%
Female 13,263 41.0% 12,696   9,125 4,138 45.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,382 30,958 21,559
Hispanic or Latino 9,625 29.7% 8,788   6,621 3,004 45.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,757 70.3% 22,170   13,867 8,890 64.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1,071 -1,071 -100.0%
 
Race 32,382 30,958 21,559
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,250 6.9% 2,221   1,815 435 24.0%
Asian 5 0.0% 6   442 -437 -98.9%
Black or African American 2,131 6.6% 2,033   1,437 694 48.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 16,659 51.4% 16,210   16,794 -135 -0.8%
Information Not Available 11,337 35.0% 10,488   1,071 10,266 958.5%
 
Years of Age 32,382 30,958 21,559
Younger than 22 1,029 2.2% 982   558 471 84.4%
22-24 1,666 3.5% 1,565   1,089 577 53.0%
25-34 7,210 15.3% 6,847   4,498 2,712 60.3%
35-44 8,036 17.0% 7,767   5,595 2,441 43.6%
45-54 8,353 17.7% 8,031   5,708 2,645 46.3%
55-59 3,105 6.6% 2,958   2,016 1,089 54.0%
60-64 1,898 4.0% 1,823   1,378 520 37.7%
65 and older 1,085 2.3% 985   717 368 51.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 32,382 30,958 21,559
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,198 3.6% 748   1,303 -105 -8.1%
Mining 77 0.2% 74   59 18 30.5%
Utilities 48 0.1% 46   45 3 6.7%
Construction 5,483 16.3% 5,531   3,664 1,819 49.6%
Manufacturing 2,543 7.6% 2,305   1,756 787 44.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,347 4.0% 1,212   864 483 55.9%
Retail Trade 2,907 8.7% 2,734   1,775 1,132 63.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 698 2.1% 619   456 242 53.1%
Information 346 1.0% 348   461 -115 -24.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,753 5.2% 1,887   992 761 76.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 745 2.2% 749   490 255 52.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,514 4.5% 1,432   1,028 486 47.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 86 0.3% 81   68 18 26.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,161 9.4% 3,100   2,456 705 28.7%
Educational Services 579 1.7% 545   399 180 45.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,891 5.6% 1,722   1,468 423 28.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 351 1.0% 326   255 96 37.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,179 3.5% 1,156   855 324 37.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 653 1.9% 637   475 178 37.5%
Public Administration 548 1.6% 514   530 18 3.4%
Information Not Available 5,275 15.7% 5,192   2,160 3,115 144.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 512,363 474,637 347,097
Male 310,957 60.7% 281,739   201,112 109,845 54.6%
Female 201,099 39.2% 192,800   145,892 55,207 37.8%
Information Not Available 307 0.1% 98   93 214 230.1%
 
Ethnicity 512,363 474,637 347,097
Hispanic or Latino 206,111 40.2% 192,309   139,396 66,715 47.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 255,108 49.8% 234,030   178,745 76,363 42.7%
Information Not Available 51,144 10.0% 48,298   28,956 22,188 76.6%
 
Race 512,363 474,637 347,097
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,171 0.6% 2,552   3,155 16 0.5%
Asian 37,131 7.2% 32,101   25,336 11,795 46.6%
Black or African American 33,346 6.5% 29,843   27,100 6,246 23.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 181,460 35.4% 169,534   123,154 58,306 47.3%
Information Not Available 257,255 50.2% 240,607   168,352 88,903 52.8%
 
Years of Age 512,363 474,637 347,097
Younger than 22 13,809 2.1% 12,664   10,116 3,693 36.5%
22-24 28,641 4.3% 25,622   19,211 9,430 49.1%
25-34 116,813 17.6% 105,529   76,009 40,804 53.7%
35-44 128,884 19.4% 119,665   86,681 42,203 48.7%
45-54 128,270 19.3% 123,199   85,568 42,702 49.9%
55-59 45,928 6.9% 43,193   32,482 13,446 41.4%
60-64 28,845 4.3% 26,211   20,046 8,799 43.9%
65 and older 20,662 3.1% 18,161   16,520 4,142 25.1%
Information Not Available 511 0.1% 393   464 47 10.1%
 
Industry 512,363 474,637 347,097
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 72,113 12.3% 71,760   53,364 18,749 35.1%
Mining 409 0.1% 295   742 -333 -44.9%
Utilities 1,943 0.3% 2,062   1,114 829 74.4%
Construction 88,890 15.2% 84,225   52,065 36,825 70.7%
Manufacturing 60,759 10.4% 53,795   47,424 13,335 28.1%
Wholesale Trade 4,092 0.7% 2,847   2,691 1,401 52.1%
Retail Trade 44,189 7.6% 37,402   25,800 18,389 71.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 15,241 2.6% 12,762   8,445 6,796 80.5%
Information 34,062 5.8% 34,653   23,759 10,303 43.4%
Finance and Insurance 17,594 3.0% 15,314   8,909 8,685 97.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 14,730 2.5% 13,056   4,362 10,368 237.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,876 1.3% 6,283   4,269 3,607 84.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 65,362 11.2% 61,649   48,074 17,288 36.0%
Educational Services 10,331 1.8% 10,897   7,053 3,278 46.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 20,355 3.5% 19,437   18,376 1,979 10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 8,183 1.4% 9,031   6,404 1,779 27.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 16,571 2.8% 15,510   12,343 4,228 34.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 13,604 2.3% 10,602   7,889 5,715 72.4%
Public Administration 5,830 1.0% 3,927   2,970 2,860 96.3%
Information Not Available 10,229 1.8% 9,130   11,044 -815 -7.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,545 28,781 23,444
Male 16,825 61.1% 18,183   13,980 2,845 20.4%
Female 10,720 38.9% 10,598   9,464 1,256 13.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 27,545 28,781 23,444
Hispanic or Latino 5,617 20.4% 6,256   5,208 409 7.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,360 63.0% 17,725   14,664 2,696 18.4%
Information Not Available 4,568 16.6% 4,800   3,572 996 27.9%
 
Race 27,545 28,781 23,444
American Indian or Alaskan Native 475 1.7% 495   422 53 12.6%
Asian 581 2.1% 565   396 185 46.7%
Black or African American 1,660 6.0% 1,556   1,515 145 9.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 85 0.3% 76   63 22 34.9%
White 18,324 66.5% 19,043   15,787 2,537 16.1%
Information Not Available 6,420 23.3% 7,046   5,261 1,159 22.0%
 
Years of Age 27,545 28,781 23,444
Younger than 22 504 1.1% 588   430 74 17.2%
22-24 966 2.2% 1,092   831 135 16.2%
25-34 5,519 12.5% 5,741   4,593 926 20.2%
35-44 6,892 15.6% 7,192   6,065 827 13.6%
45-54 8,258 18.7% 8,561   7,049 1,209 17.2%
55-59 2,985 6.8% 3,151   2,543 442 17.4%
60-64 1,720 3.9% 1,750   1,326 394 29.7%
65 and older 693 1.6% 687   604 89 14.7%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 19   3 5 166.7%
 
Industry 27,545 28,781 23,444
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 176 0.6% 227   153 23 15.0%
Mining 246 0.9% 296   242 4 1.7%
Utilities 38 0.1% 38   30 8 26.7%
Construction 6,366 23.0% 7,228   5,039 1,327 26.3%
Manufacturing 2,717 9.8% 2,833   2,382 335 14.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,058 3.8% 1,048   1,021 37 3.6%
Retail Trade 2,228 8.0% 2,241   2,015 213 10.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 846 3.1% 841   688 158 23.0%
Information 877 3.2% 856   696 181 26.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,540 5.6% 1,505   1,296 244 18.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 602 2.2% 603   572 30 5.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,933 7.0% 1,854   1,633 300 18.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 312 1.1% 295   144 168 116.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,518 12.7% 3,743   2,790 728 26.1%
Educational Services 481 1.7% 489   413 68 16.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,350 4.9% 1,289   1,297 53 4.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 320 1.2% 373   330 -10 -3.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,198 4.3% 1,163   1,028 170 16.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 545 2.0% 560   565 -20 -3.5%
Public Administration 602 2.2% 701   582 20 3.4%
Information Not Available 592 2.1% 598   528 64 12.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,420 49,733 46,949
Male 31,956 66.0% 33,254   30,707 1,249 4.1%
Female 16,464 34.0% 16,479   16,242 222 1.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 48,420 49,733 46,949
Hispanic or Latino 7,815 16.1% 8,361   7,331 484 6.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,605 83.9% 41,372   39,618 987 2.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 48,420 49,733 46,949
American Indian or Alaskan Native 159 0.3% 164   150 9 6.0%
Asian 546 1.1% 548   550 -4 -0.7%
Black or African American 6,039 12.5% 5,971   5,846 193 3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 28,282 58.4% 29,168   28,043 239 0.9%
Information Not Available 13,394 27.7% 13,882   12,360 1,034 8.4%
 
Years of Age 48,420 49,733 46,949
Younger than 22 1,384 1.9% 1,379   1,406 -22 -1.6%
22-24 3,047 4.1% 3,056   2,892 155 5.4%
25-34 10,851 14.8% 11,325   10,342 509 4.9%
35-44 11,354 15.4% 11,796   11,556 -202 -1.7%
45-54 12,040 16.4% 12,310   11,568 472 4.1%
55-59 4,204 5.7% 4,312   4,023 181 4.5%
60-64 3,148 4.3% 3,120   3,008 140 4.7%
65 and older 2,392 3.3% 2,435   2,154 238 11.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 48,420 49,733 46,949
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 640 1.3% 890   494 146 29.6%
Mining 69 0.1% 79   75 -6 -8.0%
Utilities 47 0.1% 53   61 -14 -23.0%
Construction 9,948 20.3% 10,729   9,650 298 3.1%
Manufacturing 5,478 11.2% 5,284   5,413 65 1.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,071 4.2% 2,076   1,910 161 8.4%
Retail Trade 5,281 10.8% 5,305   5,077 204 4.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,449 3.0% 1,539   1,299 150 11.5%
Information 812 1.7% 775   682 130 19.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,911 3.9% 1,904   2,173 -262 -12.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 812 1.7% 835   675 137 20.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,720 3.5% 1,741   1,562 158 10.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 158 0.3% 163   138 20 14.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,968 14.2% 7,243   6,769 199 2.9%
Educational Services 851 1.7% 951   885 -34 -3.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,123 6.4% 3,119   3,046 77 2.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,517 3.1% 1,817   1,545 -28 -1.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,835 5.8% 2,447   2,990 -155 -5.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,369 2.8% 1,354   1,264 105 8.3%
Public Administration 548 1.1% 579   456 92 20.2%
Information Not Available 813 1.7% 850   785 28 3.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,422 6,194 4,451
Male 3,232 50.3% 3,157   2,303 929 40.3%
Female 3,190 49.7% 3,037   2,148 1,042 48.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,422 6,194 4,451
Hispanic or Latino 725 11.3% 736   370 355 95.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,511 85.8% 5,249   3,271 2,240 68.5%
Information Not Available 186 2.9% 209   810 -624 -77.0%
 
Race 6,422 6,194 4,451
American Indian or Alaskan Native 53 0.8% 58   29 24 82.8%
Asian 163 2.5% 146   152 11 7.2%
Black or African American 4,849 75.5% 4,675   3,255 1,594 49.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 76 1.2% 74   79 -3 -3.8%
White 1,268 19.7% 1,232   776 492 63.4%
Information Not Available 13 0.2% 9   160 -147 -91.9%
 
Years of Age 6,422 6,194 4,451
Younger than 22 147 2.0% 128   93 54 58.1%
22-24 335 4.5% 325   196 139 70.9%
25-34 1,528 20.7% 1,453   1,073 455 42.4%
35-44 1,679 22.8% 1,618   1,202 477 39.7%
45-54 1,758 23.8% 1,688   1,230 528 42.9%
55-59 515 7.0% 512   366 149 40.7%
60-64 311 4.2% 307   197 114 57.9%
65 and older 149 2.0% 163   94 55 58.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,422 6,194 4,451
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 2 0.0% 0   6 -4 -66.7%
Construction 10 0.2% 15   67 -57 -85.1%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 1   5 -5 -100.0%
Retail Trade 8 0.1% 4   11 -3 -27.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Information 0 0.0% 0   20 -20 -100.0%
Finance and Insurance 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 0 0.0% 2   6 -6 -100.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6 0.1% 9   55 -49 -89.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13 0.2% 10   8 5 62.5%
Educational Services 3 0.0% 4   26 -23 -88.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2 0.0% 4   25 -23 -92.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 5 0.1% 9   41 -36 -87.8%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 6,370 99.2% 6,134   4,171 2,199 52.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,292 10,509 10,544
Male 5,360 52.1% 5,689   5,426 -66 -1.2%
Female 4,932 47.9% 4,820   5,118 -186 -3.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,292 10,509 10,544
Hispanic or Latino 408 4.0% 431   408 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,884 96.0% 10,078   10,137 -253 -2.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 10,292 10,509 10,544
American Indian or Alaskan Native 22 0.2% 26   29 -7 -24.1%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 3,946 38.3% 4,007   4,173 -227 -5.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 45 0.4% 39   45 0 0.0%
White 5,632 54.7% 5,748   5,532 100 1.8%
Information Not Available 648 6.3% 689   765 -117 -15.3%
 
Years of Age 10,292 10,509 10,544
Younger than 22 205 1.3% 200   2,336 -2,131 -91.2%
22-24 638 4.2% 645   787 -149 -18.9%
25-34 2,628 17.1% 2,683   2,355 273 11.6%
35-44 2,473 16.1% 2,503   2,746 -273 -9.9%
45-54 2,432 15.9% 2,472   1,690 742 43.9%
55-59 890 5.8% 911   374 516 138.0%
60-64 586 3.8% 624   150 436 290.7%
65 and older 380 2.5% 406   91 289 317.6%
Information Not Available 60 0.4% 65   15 45 300.0%
 
Industry 10,292 10,509 10,544
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 17 0.2% 20   36 -19 -52.8%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 15 0.1% 9   10 5 50.0%
Construction 1,407 13.6% 1,535   1,218 189 15.5%
Manufacturing 752 7.3% 750   910 -158 -17.4%
Wholesale Trade 331 3.2% 408   424 -93 -21.9%
Retail Trade 1,783 17.3% 1,750   1,668 115 6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 367 3.6% 388   279 88 31.5%
Information 145 1.4% 146   148 -3 -2.0%
Finance and Insurance 590 5.7% 562   1,030 -440 -42.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 311 3.0% 316   224 87 38.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 538 5.2% 517   467 71 15.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 32 0.3% 30   36 -4 -11.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,714 16.6% 1,672   1,718 -4 -0.2%
Educational Services 125 1.2% 139   129 -4 -3.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 644 6.2% 674   708 -64 -9.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 169 1.6% 211   184 -15 -8.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 981 9.5% 1,003   934 47 5.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 266 2.6% 268   262 4 1.5%
Public Administration 56 0.5% 55   79 -23 -29.1%
Information Not Available 49 0.5% 56   80 -31 -38.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 139,958 140,207 92,080
Male 79,081 56.5% 80,065   51,453 27,628 53.7%
Female 60,840 43.5% 60,067   40,590 20,250 49.9%
Information Not Available 37 0.0% 75   37 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 139,958 140,207 92,080
Hispanic or Latino 45,919 32.8% 45,826   28,956 16,963 58.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 83,073 59.4% 83,691   54,866 28,207 51.4%
Information Not Available 10,966 7.8% 10,690   8,258 2,708 32.8%
 
Race 139,958 140,207 92,080
American Indian or Alaskan Native 597 0.4% 673   404 193 47.8%
Asian 1,082 0.8% 972   954 128 13.4%
Black or African American 24,097 17.2% 23,362   16,772 7,325 43.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,455 1.0% 1,420   2,569 -1,114 -43.4%
White 84,080 60.1% 85,298   53,619 30,461 56.8%
Information Not Available 28,647 20.5% 28,482   17,762 10,885 61.3%
 
Years of Age 139,958 140,207 92,080
Younger than 22 3,171 1.5% 2,803   1,688 1,483 87.9%
22-24 6,230 2.9% 6,167   4,184 2,046 48.9%
25-34 29,693 13.9% 29,903   19,965 9,728 48.7%
35-44 32,528 15.2% 33,005   22,681 9,847 43.4%
45-54 37,713 17.6% 37,379   23,745 13,968 58.8%
55-59 14,287 6.7% 14,279   8,037 6,250 77.8%
60-64 10,146 4.7% 9,606   7,230 2,916 40.3%
65 and older 6,190 2.9% 7,065   4,550 1,640 36.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 139,958 140,207 92,080
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 821 0.6% 1,047   440 381 86.6%
Mining 75 0.1% 112   0 75 0.0%
Utilities 373 0.3% 224   110 263 239.1%
Construction 21,300 15.1% 21,007   11,414 9,886 86.6%
Manufacturing 9,773 6.9% 8,933   7,083 2,690 38.0%
Wholesale Trade 6,043 4.3% 6,653   4,551 1,492 32.8%
Retail Trade 14,660 10.4% 13,980   8,514 6,146 72.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,208 2.3% 3,252   2,312 896 38.8%
Information 3,432 2.4% 3,102   2,275 1,157 50.9%
Finance and Insurance 8,654 6.1% 8,896   4,110 4,544 110.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,544 2.5% 3,364   2,532 1,012 40.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,654 6.1% 8,522   4,587 4,067 88.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 485 0.3% 561   661 -176 -26.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 28,238 20.1% 27,735   16,185 12,053 74.5%
Educational Services 1,977 1.4% 2,093   807 1,170 145.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,132 5.8% 7,812   5,505 2,627 47.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,865 1.3% 2,355   1,762 103 5.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,752 4.8% 7,289   4,110 2,642 64.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,283 2.3% 3,476   1,982 1,301 65.6%
Public Administration 1,567 1.1% 1,682   1,138 429 37.7%
Information Not Available 7,122 5.1% 8,112   12,002 -4,880 -40.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 67,052 68,067 49,872
Male 35,921 53.6% 36,610   24,313 11,608 47.7%
Female 30,193 45.0% 30,523   24,576 5,617 22.9%
Information Not Available 938 1.4% 934   983 -45 -4.6%
 
Ethnicity 67,052 68,067 49,872
Hispanic or Latino 313 0.5% 270   347 -34 -9.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 65,801 98.1% 66,863   48,542 17,259 35.6%
Information Not Available 938 1.4% 934   983 -45 -4.6%
 
Race 67,052 68,067 49,872
American Indian or Alaskan Native 345 0.5% 372   218 127 58.3%
Asian 819 1.2% 809   718 101 14.1%
Black or African American 31,798 47.4% 32,350   25,854 5,944 23.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 33,152 49.4% 33,601   22,090 11,062 50.1%
Information Not Available 938 1.4% 935   992 -54 -5.4%
 
Years of Age 67,052 68,067 49,872
Younger than 22 1,524 1.6% 1,596   1,082 442 40.9%
22-24 3,258 3.4% 3,314   2,401 857 35.7%
25-34 15,691 16.2% 15,971   11,425 4,266 37.3%
35-44 17,197 17.8% 17,477   13,177 4,020 30.5%
45-54 16,037 16.6% 16,268   11,972 4,065 34.0%
55-59 5,430 5.6% 5,493   4,109 1,321 32.1%
60-64 3,409 3.5% 3,426   2,461 948 38.5%
65 and older 1,863 1.9% 1,926   1,317 546 41.5%
Information Not Available 2,643 2.7% 2,596   1,928 715 37.1%
 
Industry 67,052 68,067 49,872
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,755 2.6% 1,791   1,034 721 69.7%
Mining 133 0.2% 129   51 82 160.8%
Utilities 126 0.2% 136   92 34 37.0%
Construction 5,806 8.4% 5,836   3,140 2,666 84.9%
Manufacturing 8,909 12.9% 8,742   7,062 1,847 26.2%
Wholesale Trade 3,293 4.8% 3,349   2,653 640 24.1%
Retail Trade 5,360 7.8% 5,483   3,636 1,724 47.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,889 2.7% 1,857   1,306 583 44.6%
Information 1,266 1.8% 1,200   1,022 244 23.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,236 3.2% 2,324   1,639 597 36.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,389 2.0% 1,350   976 413 42.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 10,416 15.1% 10,617   8,191 2,225 27.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 136 0.2% 143   102 34 33.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 219 0.3% 231   184 35 19.0%
Educational Services 1,176 1.7% 1,362   1,027 149 14.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,900 4.2% 2,972   2,782 118 4.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,014 4.4% 2,967   2,356 658 27.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 540 0.8% 560   499 41 8.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 684 1.0% 686   706 -22 -3.1%
Public Administration 651 0.9% 676   570 81 14.2%
Information Not Available 15,154 22.0% 15,656   10,844 4,310 39.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,082 7,809 6,661
Male 5,604 69.3% 5,449   4,382 1,222 27.9%
Female 2,477 30.6% 2,359   2,279 198 8.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,082 7,809 6,661
Hispanic or Latino 475 5.9% 462   432 43 10.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,105 75.5% 5,914   4,912 1,193 24.3%
Information Not Available 1,502 18.6% 1,433   1,317 185 14.0%
 
Race 8,082 7,809 6,661
American Indian or Alaskan Native 72 0.9% 88   50 22 44.0%
Asian 2,640 32.7% 2,380   2,319 321 13.8%
Black or African American 156 1.9% 153   132 24 18.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,131 26.4% 2,187   1,627 504 31.0%
White 2,052 25.4% 2,030   1,666 386 23.2%
Information Not Available 1,031 12.8% 971   867 164 18.9%
 
Years of Age 8,082 7,809 6,661
Younger than 22 153 1.6% 141   109 44 40.4%
22-24 401 4.2% 365   303 98 32.3%
25-34 1,937 20.2% 1,915   1,484 453 30.5%
35-44 1,891 19.7% 1,883   1,661 230 13.8%
45-54 2,001 20.8% 1,927   1,747 254 14.5%
55-59 830 8.6% 774   677 153 22.6%
60-64 531 5.5% 512   442 89 20.1%
65 and older 338 3.5% 292   238 100 42.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,082 7,809 6,661
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 259 3.1% 184   321 -62 -19.3%
Mining 2 0.0% 3   2 0 0.0%
Utilities 2 0.0% 4   4 -2 -50.0%
Construction 2,753 33.0% 2,678   2,014 739 36.7%
Manufacturing 170 2.0% 191   211 -41 -19.4%
Wholesale Trade 138 1.7% 137   112 26 23.2%
Retail Trade 499 6.0% 476   439 60 13.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 323 3.9% 290   258 65 25.2%
Information 174 2.1% 328   114 60 52.6%
Finance and Insurance 171 2.1% 182   80 91 113.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 162 1.9% 144   125 37 29.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 198 2.4% 197   181 17 9.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 28 0.3% 30   17 11 64.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 915 11.0% 859   713 202 28.3%
Educational Services 45 0.5% 46   36 9 25.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 281 3.4% 279   321 -40 -12.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 99 1.2% 108   84 15 17.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 796 9.5% 640   620 176 28.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 178 2.1% 180   164 14 8.5%
Public Administration 101 1.2% 109   101 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 788 9.4% 744   744 44 5.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,670 38,450 35,007
Male 27,041 73.7% 29,084   25,521 1,520 6.0%
Female 9,629 26.3% 9,366   9,486 143 1.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 36,670 38,450 35,007
Hispanic or Latino 1,625 4.4% 1,747   1,645 -20 -1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 34,620 94.4% 36,266   32,968 1,652 5.0%
Information Not Available 425 1.2% 437   394 31 7.9%
 
Race 36,670 38,450 35,007
American Indian or Alaskan Native 168 0.5% 185   158 10 6.3%
Asian 198 0.5% 179   201 -3 -1.5%
Black or African American 1,122 3.1% 1,143   1,171 -49 -4.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 33,132 90.4% 34,759   31,438 1,694 5.4%
Information Not Available 2,050 5.6% 2,184   2,039 11 0.5%
 
Years of Age 36,670 38,450 35,007
Younger than 22 1,018 1.5% 1,109   904 114 12.6%
22-24 2,205 3.3% 2,424   2,183 22 1.0%
25-34 8,765 13.0% 9,359   7,994 771 9.6%
35-44 8,160 12.1% 8,385   8,216 -56 -0.7%
45-54 9,306 13.8% 9,682   8,964 342 3.8%
55-59 3,277 4.8% 3,362   3,000 277 9.2%
60-64 2,201 3.3% 2,251   2,096 105 5.0%
65 and older 1,734 2.6% 1,873   1,637 97 5.9%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 5   13 -9 -69.2%
 
Industry 36,670 38,450 35,007
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 216 0.6% 236   171 45 26.3%
Mining 396 1.1% 526   331 65 19.6%
Utilities 50 0.1% 72   65 -15 -23.1%
Construction 12,330 33.4% 13,865   11,734 596 5.1%
Manufacturing 8,557 23.2% 7,863   8,179 378 4.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,224 3.3% 1,273   928 296 31.9%
Retail Trade 2,405 6.5% 2,436   2,337 68 2.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,154 3.1% 1,289   1,146 8 0.7%
Information 459 1.2% 474   581 -122 -21.0%
Finance and Insurance 659 1.8% 659   533 126 23.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 285 0.8% 307   260 25 9.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 796 2.2% 754   1,011 -215 -21.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 64 0.2% 46   95 -31 -32.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,164 8.6% 3,390   2,863 301 10.5%
Educational Services 277 0.8% 272   253 24 9.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,261 3.4% 1,300   1,299 -38 -2.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 547 1.5% 717   482 65 13.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,264 3.4% 1,324   1,233 31 2.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 555 1.5% 575   554 1 0.2%
Public Administration 566 1.5% 681   605 -39 -6.4%
Information Not Available 441 1.2% 391   347 94 27.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,365 24,787 15,069
Male 16,587 74.2% 18,687   10,420 6,167 59.2%
Female 5,778 25.8% 6,100   4,649 1,129 24.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 22,365 24,787 15,069
Hispanic or Latino 2,794 12.5% 3,317   2,061 733 35.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,769 83.9% 20,602   11,799 6,970 59.1%
Information Not Available 802 3.6% 868   1,209 -407 -33.7%
 
Race 22,365 24,787 15,069
American Indian or Alaskan Native 427 1.9% 484   349 78 22.3%
Asian 161 0.7% 165   141 20 14.2%
Black or African American 92 0.4% 129   86 6 7.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 65 0.3% 77   45 20 44.4%
White 18,060 80.8% 19,841   11,840 6,220 52.5%
Information Not Available 3,560 15.9% 4,091   2,608 952 36.5%
 
Years of Age 22,365 24,787 15,069
Younger than 22 698 1.8% 846   420 278 66.2%
22-24 1,403 3.6% 1,666   947 456 48.2%
25-34 5,468 14.0% 6,176   3,320 2,148 64.7%
35-44 4,961 12.7% 5,603   3,540 1,421 40.1%
45-54 5,539 14.2% 6,011   3,916 1,623 41.4%
55-59 2,096 5.4% 2,211   1,380 716 51.9%
60-64 1,302 3.3% 1,359   880 422 48.0%
65 and older 898 2.3% 915   666 232 34.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,365 24,787 15,069
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,859 7.7% 1,804   1,494 365 24.4%
Mining 177 0.7% 227   101 76 75.2%
Utilities 90 0.4% 104   40 50 125.0%
Construction 6,416 26.5% 7,522   3,441 2,975 86.5%
Manufacturing 2,794 11.5% 3,000   1,967 827 42.0%
Wholesale Trade 636 2.6% 748   484 152 31.4%
Retail Trade 1,771 7.3% 1,962   1,065 706 66.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 791 3.3% 675   577 214 37.1%
Information 187 0.8% 200   161 26 16.1%
Finance and Insurance 357 1.5% 381   209 148 70.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 215 0.9% 216   125 90 72.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 695 2.9% 753   393 302 76.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.1% 33   10 16 160.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,860 7.7% 2,271   1,259 601 47.7%
Educational Services 151 0.6% 171   125 26 20.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 781 3.2% 811   683 98 14.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 315 1.3% 378   229 86 37.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 772 3.2% 804   540 232 43.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 336 1.4% 362   217 119 54.8%
Public Administration 424 1.8% 509   385 39 10.1%
Information Not Available 1,712 7.1% 1,856   1,564 148 9.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 184,333 189,451 163,926
Male 125,373 68.0% 130,501   110,460 14,913 13.5%
Female 58,960 32.0% 58,950   53,466 5,494 10.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 184,333 189,451 163,926
Hispanic or Latino 36,345 19.7% 37,885   33,016 3,329 10.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 147,988 80.3% 151,566   130,910 17,078 13.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 184,333 189,451 163,926
American Indian or Alaskan Native 704 0.4% 720   607 97 16.0%
Asian 3,770 2.0% 3,774   3,172 598 18.9%
Black or African American 37,164 20.2% 37,135   33,842 3,322 9.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 141,409 76.7% 146,510   125,393 16,016 12.8%
Information Not Available 1,286 0.7% 1,311   912 374 41.0%
 
Years of Age 184,333 189,451 163,926
Younger than 22 3,729 1.2% 3,774   3,171 558 17.6%
22-24 8,995 2.8% 9,086   7,975 1,020 12.8%
25-34 45,327 14.3% 46,489   39,377 5,950 15.1%
35-44 48,257 15.2% 49,896   44,191 4,066 9.2%
45-54 48,634 15.4% 50,038   43,229 5,405 12.5%
55-59 15,719 5.0% 16,224   13,761 1,958 14.2%
60-64 9,166 2.9% 9,386   8,184 982 12.0%
65 and older 4,506 1.4% 4,558   4,038 468 11.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 184,333 189,451 163,926
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,203 0.6% 1,338   1,107 96 8.7%
Mining 1,372 0.7% 1,438   714 658 92.2%
Utilities 191 0.1% 216   176 15 8.5%
Construction 48,905 26.4% 52,469   40,972 7,933 19.4%
Manufacturing 23,404 12.6% 23,317   23,075 329 1.4%
Wholesale Trade 7,728 4.2% 7,681   6,897 831 12.0%
Retail Trade 14,481 7.8% 14,330   13,647 834 6.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,226 3.9% 7,245   6,536 690 10.6%
Information 2,658 1.4% 2,686   2,452 206 8.4%
Finance and Insurance 7,506 4.0% 7,759   6,054 1,452 24.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,515 1.4% 2,563   2,165 350 16.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,025 4.3% 7,840   7,057 968 13.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 656 0.4% 585   372 284 76.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 25,885 14.0% 26,539   23,505 2,380 10.1%
Educational Services 2,748 1.5% 2,976   2,650 98 3.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,834 4.8% 8,571   7,991 843 10.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,341 1.8% 3,749   3,090 251 8.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,571 4.1% 7,688   6,637 934 14.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,566 1.9% 3,645   3,383 183 5.4%
Public Administration 2,948 1.6% 2,990   2,865 83 2.9%
Information Not Available 3,570 1.9% 3,826   2,581 989 38.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 76,324 79,907 66,093
Male 51,680 67.7% 55,241   43,253 8,427 19.5%
Female 24,584 32.2% 24,611   22,787 1,797 7.9%
Information Not Available 60 0.1% 55   53 7 13.2%
 
Ethnicity 76,324 79,907 66,093
Hispanic or Latino 3,679 4.8% 3,913   2,974 705 23.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 58,514 76.7% 62,024   57,416 1,098 1.9%
Information Not Available 14,131 18.5% 13,970   5,703 8,428 147.8%
 
Race 76,324 79,907 66,093
American Indian or Alaskan Native 358 0.5% 348   290 68 23.4%
Asian 372 0.5% 382   314 58 18.5%
Black or African American 8,932 11.7% 8,706   8,341 591 7.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 36 0.0% 54   55 -19 -34.5%
White 62,631 82.1% 66,199   53,793 8,838 16.4%
Information Not Available 3,995 5.2% 4,218   3,300 695 21.1%
 
Years of Age 76,324 79,907 66,093
Younger than 22 1,639 1.2% 1,806   1,445 194 13.4%
22-24 4,032 3.0% 4,352   3,823 209 5.5%
25-34 18,274 13.5% 19,574   16,377 1,897 11.6%
35-44 19,613 14.5% 20,271   17,367 2,246 12.9%
45-54 20,283 15.0% 20,891   16,830 3,453 20.5%
55-59 6,576 4.9% 6,691   5,286 1,290 24.4%
60-64 3,802 2.8% 3,899   3,095 707 22.8%
65 and older 2,105 1.6% 2,423   1,869 236 12.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 76,324 79,907 66,093
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 283 0.4% 333   253 30 11.9%
Mining 321 0.4% 513   203 118 58.1%
Utilities 58 0.1% 71   59 -1 -1.7%
Construction 17,331 22.6% 19,873   15,144 2,187 14.4%
Manufacturing 21,015 27.4% 18,822   15,403 5,612 36.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,980 2.6% 2,143   1,878 102 5.4%
Retail Trade 4,765 6.2% 5,334   4,760 5 0.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,719 4.9% 3,866   3,034 685 22.6%
Information 532 0.7% 521   469 63 13.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,606 2.1% 1,624   1,348 258 19.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 893 1.2% 954   827 66 8.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,619 2.1% 1,677   1,352 267 19.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 134 0.2% 156   120 14 11.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,130 9.3% 7,926   6,932 198 2.9%
Educational Services 601 0.8% 673   567 34 6.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,135 4.1% 3,131   3,388 -253 -7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,040 1.4% 1,318   919 121 13.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,559 3.3% 2,616   2,328 231 9.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,227 1.6% 1,290   1,167 60 5.1%
Public Administration 582 0.8% 699   524 58 11.1%
Information Not Available 5,794 7.6% 6,367   5,418 376 6.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,242 21,575 17,026
Male 11,966 62.2% 14,510   10,442 1,524 14.6%
Female 7,276 37.8% 7,065   6,584 692 10.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,242 21,575 17,026
Hispanic or Latino 1,461 7.6% 1,653   1,011 450 44.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,926 46.4% 10,458   9,503 -577 -6.1%
Information Not Available 8,855 46.0% 9,464   6,512 2,343 36.0%
 
Race 19,242 21,575 17,026
American Indian or Alaskan Native 289 1.5% 344   255 34 13.3%
Asian 219 1.1% 196   175 44 25.1%
Black or African American 2,721 14.1% 2,749   2,490 231 9.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 33 0.2% 34   32 1 3.1%
White 14,338 74.5% 16,366   12,780 1,558 12.2%
Information Not Available 1,642 8.5% 1,886   1,294 348 26.9%
 
Years of Age 19,242 21,575 17,026
Younger than 22 390 1.2% 436   300 90 30.0%
22-24 1,056 3.2% 1,180   1,001 55 5.5%
25-34 4,648 14.3% 5,183   4,158 490 11.8%
35-44 4,586 14.1% 5,236   4,325 261 6.0%
45-54 5,205 16.0% 5,819   4,475 730 16.3%
55-59 1,761 5.4% 1,906   1,433 328 22.9%
60-64 1,029 3.2% 1,182   828 201 24.3%
65 and older 567 1.7% 633   506 61 12.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,242 21,575 17,026
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 217 1.1% 240   272 -55 -20.2%
Mining 166 0.9% 204   125 41 32.8%
Utilities 30 0.2% 30   60 -30 -50.0%
Construction 3,830 19.7% 5,915   3,623 207 5.7%
Manufacturing 2,555 13.1% 2,948   2,291 264 11.5%
Wholesale Trade 902 4.6% 856   745 157 21.1%
Retail Trade 1,599 8.2% 1,532   1,331 268 20.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 641 3.3% 763   536 105 19.6%
Information 571 2.9% 550   436 135 31.0%
Finance and Insurance 727 3.7% 559   538 189 35.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 325 1.7% 336   257 68 26.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 710 3.6% 707   625 85 13.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 43 0.2% 49   38 5 13.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,976 10.2% 2,123   1,700 276 16.2%
Educational Services 250 1.3% 230   270 -20 -7.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,427 7.3% 1,357   1,282 145 11.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 143 0.7% 176   152 -9 -5.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 707 3.6% 665   571 136 23.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 486 2.5% 479   412 74 18.0%
Public Administration 355 1.8% 403   362 -7 -1.9%
Information Not Available 1,582 8.1% 1,453   1,400 182 13.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 38,750 41,594 39,397
Male 26,022 67.2% 28,885   26,277 -255 -1.0%
Female 12,728 32.8% 12,709   13,120 -392 -3.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 38,750 41,594 39,397
Hispanic or Latino 73 0.2% 76   67 6 9.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,677 99.8% 41,518   39,330 -653 -1.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 38,750 41,594 39,397
American Indian or Alaskan Native 260 0.7% 245   129 131 101.6%
Asian 59 0.2% 120   115 -56 -48.7%
Black or African American 4,039 10.4% 4,076   4,970 -931 -18.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0% 4   0 5 0.0%
White 34,128 88.1% 36,757   33,789 339 1.0%
Information Not Available 259 0.7% 392   394 -135 -34.3%
 
Years of Age 38,750 41,594 39,397
Younger than 22 669 0.9% 713   736 -67 -9.1%
22-24 1,940 2.7% 2,036   2,072 -132 -6.4%
25-34 8,862 12.5% 9,555   9,012 -150 -1.7%
35-44 9,982 14.1% 10,741   11,137 -1,155 -10.4%
45-54 10,665 15.1% 11,199   10,229 436 4.3%
55-59 3,365 4.8% 3,746   3,070 295 9.6%
60-64 2,110 3.0% 2,450   1,930 180 9.3%
65 and older 1,157 1.6% 1,154   1,211 -54 -4.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 38,750 41,594 39,397
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 114 0.3% 125   93 21 22.6%
Mining 647 1.7% 802   879 -232 -26.4%
Utilities 82 0.2% 71   18 64 355.6%
Construction 8,980 23.1% 9,315   6,318 2,662 42.1%
Manufacturing 8,880 22.8% 9,279   11,998 -3,118 -26.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,298 3.3% 1,421   1,234 64 5.2%
Retail Trade 2,810 7.2% 2,700   2,556 254 9.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,008 5.2% 2,254   1,620 388 24.0%
Information 414 1.1% 445   493 -79 -16.0%
Finance and Insurance 870 2.2% 1,118   697 173 24.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 355 0.9% 321   368 -13 -3.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 874 2.2% 829   666 208 31.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 77 0.2% 53   35 42 120.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,261 8.4% 3,537   2,658 603 22.7%
Educational Services 364 0.9% 330   346 18 5.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,922 4.9% 1,818   1,952 -30 -1.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,079 2.8% 1,180   976 103 10.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,608 4.1% 1,613   1,140 468 41.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 587 1.5% 682   674 -87 -12.9%
Public Administration 533 1.4% 588   461 72 15.6%
Information Not Available 1,987 5.1% 3,113   4,215 -2,228 -52.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,337 19,791 18,030
Male 10,552 54.6% 10,887   9,248 1,304 14.1%
Female 8,785 45.4% 8,904   8,782 3 0.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,337 19,791 18,030
Hispanic or Latino 400 2.1% 403   356 44 12.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,811 97.3% 19,258   17,629 1,182 6.7%
Information Not Available 126 0.7% 130   45 81 180.0%
 
Race 19,337 19,791 18,030
American Indian or Alaskan Native 115 0.6% 118   115 0 0.0%
Asian 156 0.8% 151   136 20 14.7%
Black or African American 10,140 52.4% 10,258   9,951 189 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 26 0.1% 17   18 8 44.4%
White 8,820 45.6% 9,167   7,805 1,015 13.0%
Information Not Available 80 0.4% 80   5 75 1500.0%
 
Years of Age 19,337 19,791 18,030
Younger than 22 428 1.6% 375   481 -53 -11.0%
22-24 1,089 4.0% 1,110   1,085 4 0.4%
25-34 5,050 18.6% 5,128   4,586 464 10.1%
35-44 4,561 16.8% 4,762   4,380 181 4.1%
45-54 4,904 18.1% 5,035   4,589 315 6.9%
55-59 1,603 5.9% 1,656   1,477 126 8.5%
60-64 1,029 3.8% 1,062   893 136 15.2%
65 and older 673 2.5% 663   538 135 25.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 19,337 19,791 18,030
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 426 2.2% 539   399 27 6.8%
Mining 288 1.5% 286   204 84 41.2%
Utilities 61 0.3% 56   38 23 60.5%
Construction 3,160 16.0% 3,389   2,538 622 24.5%
Manufacturing 2,211 11.2% 2,043   1,890 321 17.0%
Wholesale Trade 503 2.5% 451   428 75 17.5%
Retail Trade 1,514 7.7% 1,538   1,375 139 10.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 653 3.3% 613   642 11 1.7%
Information 211 1.1% 213   345 -134 -38.8%
Finance and Insurance 433 2.2% 413   365 68 18.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 253 1.3% 266   234 19 8.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 951 4.8% 981   716 235 32.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 87 0.4% 103   119 -32 -26.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,302 6.6% 1,381   1,151 151 13.1%
Educational Services 306 1.5% 327   229 77 33.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,380 7.0% 1,411   1,408 -28 -2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 299 1.5% 328   331 -32 -9.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 963 4.9% 990   809 154 19.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 741 3.7% 706   788 -47 -6.0%
Public Administration 294 1.5% 296   314 -20 -6.4%
Information Not Available 3,301 16.7% 3,461   3,707 -406 -11.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 105,900 110,085 101,317
Male 72,863 68.8% 76,572   69,517 3,346 4.8%
Female 33,037 31.2% 33,513   31,800 1,237 3.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 105,900 110,085 101,317
Hispanic or Latino 10,649 10.1% 10,928   10,331 318 3.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 93,060 87.9% 96,884   89,048 4,012 4.5%
Information Not Available 2,191 2.1% 2,273   1,938 253 13.1%
 
Race 105,900 110,085 101,317
American Indian or Alaskan Native 226 0.2% 250   265 -39 -14.7%
Asian 2,486 2.3% 2,417   2,296 190 8.3%
Black or African American 7,662 7.2% 7,864   7,402 260 3.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 63 0.1% 63   56 7 12.5%
White 86,438 81.6% 90,011   82,576 3,862 4.7%
Information Not Available 9,025 8.5% 9,480   8,722 303 3.5%
 
Years of Age 105,900 110,085 101,317
Younger than 22 3,618 1.9% 3,892   3,505 113 3.2%
22-24 6,110 3.3% 6,414   5,912 198 3.3%
25-34 23,207 12.5% 24,166   22,131 1,076 4.9%
35-44 26,593 14.3% 27,810   26,717 -124 -0.5%
45-54 26,621 14.3% 27,715   25,216 1,405 5.6%
55-59 9,292 5.0% 9,551   8,698 594 6.8%
60-64 6,443 3.5% 6,480   5,770 673 11.7%
65 and older 4,016 2.2% 4,057   3,368 648 19.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 105,900 110,085 101,317
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,003 0.9% 1,215   947 56 5.9%
Mining 432 0.4% 462   443 -11 -2.5%
Utilities 106 0.1% 102   60 46 76.7%
Construction 24,620 23.0% 26,058   25,320 -700 -2.8%
Manufacturing 9,727 9.1% 9,665   9,406 321 3.4%
Wholesale Trade 4,692 4.4% 4,778   4,196 496 11.8%
Retail Trade 9,157 8.6% 9,229   8,493 664 7.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,923 2.7% 3,019   2,777 146 5.3%
Information 1,875 1.8% 1,780   1,803 72 4.0%
Finance and Insurance 3,410 3.2% 3,433   2,741 669 24.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,673 1.6% 1,693   1,550 123 7.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,267 4.9% 5,233   4,898 369 7.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 202 0.2% 210   191 11 5.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 14,069 13.2% 14,761   13,074 995 7.6%
Educational Services 1,088 1.0% 1,118   1,028 60 5.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,399 5.1% 5,260   5,186 213 4.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,085 2.9% 3,376   2,895 190 6.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,063 6.6% 7,204   6,630 433 6.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,369 3.2% 3,319   3,263 106 3.2%
Public Administration 1,615 1.5% 1,718   1,481 134 9.0%
Information Not Available 5,125 4.8% 6,452   4,935 190 3.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 46,768 47,924 37,711
Male 28,647 61.3% 29,647   22,442 6,205 27.6%
Female 18,121 38.7% 18,277   15,269 2,852 18.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 46,768 47,924 37,711
Hispanic or Latino 2,350 5.0% 2,885   1,787 563 31.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 43,857 93.2% 44,263   35,308 8,549 24.2%
Information Not Available 831 1.8% 776   616 215 34.9%
 
Race 46,768 47,924 37,711
American Indian or Alaskan Native 125 0.3% 114   102 23 22.5%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 18,114 38.7% 18,321   15,626 2,488 15.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 67 0.1% 74   77 -10 -13.0%
White 24,627 52.7% 25,753   19,503 5,124 26.3%
Information Not Available 3,835 8.2% 3,662   2,403 1,432 59.6%
 
Years of Age 46,768 47,924 37,711
Younger than 22 1,164 1.7% 1,178   937 227 24.2%
22-24 2,429 3.5% 2,543   2,013 416 20.7%
25-34 10,172 14.9% 10,633   7,895 2,277 28.8%
35-44 11,048 16.1% 11,227   9,302 1,746 18.8%
45-54 12,249 17.9% 12,481   9,814 2,435 24.8%
55-59 4,110 6.0% 4,187   3,355 755 22.5%
60-64 2,948 4.3% 2,944   2,226 722 32.4%
65 and older 2,647 3.9% 2,729   2,156 491 22.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   13 -12 -92.3%
 
Industry 46,768 47,924 37,711
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 141 0.3% 192   110 31 28.2%
Mining 83 0.2% 99   65 18 27.7%
Utilities 37 0.1% 41   41 -4 -9.8%
Construction 9,675 20.6% 10,374   7,726 1,949 25.2%
Manufacturing 750 1.6% 782   697 53 7.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,952 4.2% 1,862   1,340 612 45.7%
Retail Trade 1,453 3.1% 1,389   1,271 182 14.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,170 2.5% 1,176   886 284 32.1%
Information 810 1.7% 832   633 177 28.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,212 4.7% 2,319   1,219 993 81.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,147 2.4% 1,110   903 244 27.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,707 5.8% 2,721   2,375 332 14.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 253 0.5% 290   30 223 743.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,567 11.9% 6,155   5,039 528 10.5%
Educational Services 738 1.6% 764   654 84 12.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,575 5.5% 2,544   2,301 274 11.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 935 2.0% 1,114   799 136 17.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,613 7.7% 3,848   3,105 508 16.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,231 2.6% 1,202   1,020 211 20.7%
Public Administration 868 1.9% 886   737 131 17.8%
Information Not Available 8,851 18.9% 8,224   6,760 2,091 30.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,593 15,811 13,873
Male 10,645 68.3% 10,615   9,420 1,225 13.0%
Female 4,946 31.7% 5,195   4,453 493 11.1%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,593 15,811 13,873
Hispanic or Latino 124 0.8% 142   126 -2 -1.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,523 80.3% 12,741   11,413 1,110 9.7%
Information Not Available 2,946 18.9% 2,928   2,334 612 26.2%
 
Race 15,593 15,811 13,873
American Indian or Alaskan Native 139 0.9% 121   108 31 28.7%
Asian 56 0.4% 59   44 12 27.3%
Black or African American 149 1.0% 141   123 26 21.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,060 83.8% 13,305   11,860 1,200 10.1%
Information Not Available 2,189 14.0% 2,185   1,738 451 25.9%
 
Years of Age 15,593 15,811 13,873
Younger than 22 664 2.4% 612   541 123 22.7%
22-24 1,027 3.7% 1,060   962 65 6.8%
25-34 3,525 12.7% 3,601   3,118 407 13.1%
35-44 3,492 12.6% 3,607   3,246 246 7.6%
45-54 3,918 14.1% 3,897   3,414 504 14.8%
55-59 1,430 5.2% 1,459   1,301 129 9.9%
60-64 938 3.4% 973   829 109 13.1%
65 and older 599 2.2% 602   462 137 29.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,593 15,811 13,873
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 272 1.7% 257   250 22 8.8%
Mining 25 0.2% 24   30 -5 -16.7%
Utilities 15 0.1% 18   22 -7 -31.8%
Construction 3,660 23.1% 3,675   3,385 275 8.1%
Manufacturing 1,678 10.6% 1,618   1,523 155 10.2%
Wholesale Trade 423 2.7% 452   363 60 16.5%
Retail Trade 1,487 9.4% 1,453   1,333 154 11.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 381 2.4% 390   299 82 27.4%
Information 81 0.5% 72   86 -5 -5.8%
Finance and Insurance 156 1.0% 170   133 23 17.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 118 0.7% 126   75 43 57.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 227 1.4% 224   200 27 13.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7 0.0% 10   7 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,224 7.7% 1,243   1,029 195 19.0%
Educational Services 140 0.9% 154   117 23 19.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 595 3.8% 597   492 103 20.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 215 1.4% 264   191 24 12.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,419 8.9% 1,638   1,272 147 11.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 246 1.6% 260   222 24 10.8%
Public Administration 161 1.0% 161   188 -27 -14.4%
Information Not Available 3,063 19.3% 3,005   2,656 407 15.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 182,540 184,051 182,550
Male 126,829 69.5% 126,863   125,973 856 0.7%
Female 55,681 30.5% 57,180   56,566 -885 -1.6%
Information Not Available 30 0.0% 8   11 19 172.7%
 
Ethnicity 182,540 184,051 182,550
Hispanic or Latino 7,246 4.0% 7,586   7,674 -428 -5.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 130,473 71.5% 129,944   127,748 2,725 2.1%
Information Not Available 44,821 24.6% 46,521   47,128 -2,307 -4.9%
 
Race 182,540 184,051 182,550
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,074 1.1% 2,207   2,166 -92 -4.2%
Asian 1,167 0.6% 1,015   1,031 136 13.2%
Black or African American 18,624 10.2% 17,958   17,687 937 5.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 92 0.1% 98   118 -26 -22.0%
White 107,994 59.2% 108,507   106,486 1,508 1.4%
Information Not Available 52,589 28.8% 54,266   55,062 -2,473 -4.5%
 
Years of Age 182,540 184,051 182,550
Younger than 22 6,346 2.2% 6,857   7,434 -1,088 -14.6%
22-24 11,357 4.0% 11,690   12,274 -917 -7.5%
25-34 43,759 15.5% 44,663   45,206 -1,447 -3.2%
35-44 46,767 16.5% 47,665   47,988 -1,221 -2.5%
45-54 47,705 16.9% 46,549   44,257 3,448 7.8%
55-59 14,633 5.2% 14,385   13,671 962 7.0%
60-64 7,587 2.7% 7,669   7,275 312 4.3%
65 and older 4,332 1.5% 4,572   4,439 -107 -2.4%
Information Not Available 54 0.0% 1   6 48 800.0%
 
Industry 182,540 184,051 182,550
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,753 1.0% 2,140   1,823 -70 -3.8%
Mining 996 0.5% 1,165   1,159 -163 -14.1%
Utilities 130 0.1% 135   170 -40 -23.5%
Construction 36,608 19.9% 39,039   43,020 -6,412 -14.9%
Manufacturing 36,860 20.0% 31,480   27,795 9,065 32.6%
Wholesale Trade 4,948 2.7% 5,086   5,820 -872 -15.0%
Retail Trade 11,949 6.5% 13,130   14,042 -2,093 -14.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,777 3.1% 5,595   5,363 414 7.7%
Information 1,249 0.7% 1,181   1,258 -9 -0.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,818 2.1% 3,937   3,720 98 2.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,325 1.3% 2,108   2,107 218 10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,169 3.3% 6,704   6,750 -581 -8.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 575 0.3% 596   1,403 -828 -59.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 23,362 12.7% 24,293   24,885 -1,523 -6.1%
Educational Services 1,652 0.9% 2,174   1,993 -341 -17.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,787 4.2% 7,937   7,954 -167 -2.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,933 2.7% 5,627   5,599 -666 -11.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,756 4.2% 7,902   8,581 -825 -9.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,038 1.6% 3,197   3,575 -537 -15.0%
Public Administration 2,004 1.1% 2,285   2,276 -272 -12.0%
Information Not Available 18,851 10.2% 18,340   13,257 5,594 42.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 72,505 75,429 77,368
Male 55,165 76.1% 57,752   60,914 -5,749 -9.4%
Female 17,340 23.9% 17,675   16,433 907 5.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   21 -21 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 72,505 75,429 77,368
Hispanic or Latino 2,417 3.3% 2,515   2,506 -89 -3.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 63,464 87.5% 66,362   69,622 -6,158 -8.8%
Information Not Available 6,624 9.1% 6,552   5,240 1,384 26.4%
 
Race 72,505 75,429 77,368
American Indian or Alaskan Native 813 1.1% 837   871 -58 -6.7%
Asian 1,107 1.5% 1,031   1,046 61 5.8%
Black or African American 3,423 4.7% 3,450   3,576 -153 -4.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 181 0.2% 198   281 -100 -35.6%
White 62,857 86.7% 65,792   68,357 -5,500 -8.0%
Information Not Available 4,124 5.7% 4,121   3,237 887 27.4%
 
Years of Age 72,505 75,429 77,368
Younger than 22 2,541 1.9% 2,794   3,591 -1,050 -29.2%
22-24 5,239 4.0% 5,556   6,151 -912 -14.8%
25-34 18,797 14.2% 19,550   19,652 -855 -4.4%
35-44 16,367 12.4% 17,047   18,149 -1,782 -9.8%
45-54 17,942 13.6% 18,540   18,624 -682 -3.7%
55-59 6,207 4.7% 6,380   6,131 76 1.2%
60-64 3,386 2.6% 3,480   3,294 92 2.8%
65 and older 1,687 1.3% 1,713   1,116 571 51.2%
Information Not Available 339 0.3% 369   660 -321 -48.6%
 
Industry 72,505 75,429 77,368
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 888 1.2% 941   1,123 -235 -20.9%
Mining 654 0.9% 733   807 -153 -19.0%
Utilities 218 0.3% 217   231 -13 -5.6%
Construction 26,587 36.2% 28,134   32,312 -5,725 -17.7%
Manufacturing 9,111 12.4% 9,343   10,954 -1,843 -16.8%
Wholesale Trade 2,937 4.0% 2,934   2,971 -34 -1.1%
Retail Trade 4,678 6.4% 4,601   4,375 303 6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,008 2.7% 1,990   2,346 -338 -14.4%
Information 869 1.2% 846   722 147 20.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,590 2.2% 1,613   1,508 82 5.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 856 1.2% 847   852 4 0.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,691 3.7% 2,723   2,247 444 19.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 857 1.2% 867   807 50 6.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,926 8.1% 6,112   6,198 -272 -4.4%
Educational Services 782 1.1% 846   754 28 3.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,721 3.7% 2,692   2,803 -82 -2.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,049 1.4% 1,199   1,272 -223 -17.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,464 3.4% 2,522   2,423 41 1.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,335 1.8% 1,405   1,144 191 16.7%
Public Administration 1,159 1.6% 1,307   1,186 -27 -2.3%
Information Not Available 3,125 4.3% 3,557   333 2,792 838.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 58,197 63,119 48,392
Male 35,834 61.6% 40,237   27,562 8,272 30.0%
Female 22,358 38.4% 22,878   20,825 1,533 7.4%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 4   5 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 58,197 63,119 48,392
Hispanic or Latino 590 1.0% 777   705 -115 -16.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,301 28.0% 20,440   17,711 -1,410 -8.0%
Information Not Available 41,306 71.0% 41,902   29,976 11,330 37.8%
 
Race 58,197 63,119 48,392
American Indian or Alaskan Native 401 0.7% 495   382 19 5.0%
Asian 288 0.5% 350   302 -14 -4.6%
Black or African American 9,092 15.6% 9,421   10,568 -1,476 -14.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 396 0.7% 504   363 33 9.1%
White 37,315 64.1% 43,703   34,881 2,434 7.0%
Information Not Available 10,705 18.4% 8,646   1,896 8,809 464.6%
 
Years of Age 58,197 63,119 48,392
Younger than 22 1,214 1.3% 1,419   1,191 23 1.9%
22-24 2,990 3.2% 3,375   2,639 351 13.3%
25-34 13,256 14.3% 14,578   11,306 1,950 17.2%
35-44 14,635 15.8% 15,469   12,256 2,379 19.4%
45-54 15,958 17.3% 16,938   12,536 3,422 27.3%
55-59 4,839 5.2% 5,154   3,923 916 23.3%
60-64 3,010 3.3% 3,396   2,506 504 20.1%
65 and older 2,262 2.4% 2,749   2,035 227 11.2%
Information Not Available 33 0.0% 41   0 33 0.0%
 
Industry 58,197 63,119 48,392
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 457 0.8% 604   391 66 16.9%
Mining 297 0.5% 481   309 -12 -3.9%
Utilities 41 0.1% 46   77 -36 -46.8%
Construction 12,043 20.5% 15,841   8,793 3,250 37.0%
Manufacturing 10,805 18.4% 9,061   7,568 3,237 42.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,974 3.4% 1,993   1,702 272 16.0%
Retail Trade 4,978 8.5% 5,230   4,980 -2 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,574 4.4% 3,062   2,345 229 9.8%
Information 850 1.4% 867   882 -32 -3.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,777 3.0% 1,850   1,581 196 12.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,007 1.7% 1,141   1,016 -9 -0.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,537 2.6% 1,526   1,183 354 29.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 163 0.3% 137   92 71 77.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,742 9.8% 6,467   4,173 1,569 37.6%
Educational Services 761 1.3% 862   685 76 11.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,683 6.3% 3,501   3,886 -203 -5.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,183 2.0% 1,693   1,199 -16 -1.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,314 7.4% 5,103   4,436 -122 -2.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,450 2.5% 1,551   1,514 -64 -4.2%
Public Administration 611 1.0% 696   562 49 8.7%
Information Not Available 1,950 3.3% 1,407   1,018 932 91.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Mar 2008 Percent Feb 2008     Mar 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,638 20,048 19,529
Male 10,490 53.4% 11,160   10,516 -26 -0.2%
Female 9,146 46.6% 8,887   9,007