Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

September 2008

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
September 2008
Sep 2008 Aug 2008 Monthly Change Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 3,006,706 3,149,633 -142,927 2,159,121 847,585 39.3
Alaska 6,891 7,944 -1,053 6,441 450 7.0
Alabama 35,052 36,098 -1,046 25,591 9,461 37.0
Arkansas 30,873 31,834 -961 25,691 5,182 20.2
Arizona 52,356 50,800 1,556 30,124 22,232 73.8
California 494,776 498,711 -3,935 340,423 154,353 45.3
Colorado 25,972 25,331 641 18,237 7,735 42.4
Connecticut 43,421 50,830 -7,409 32,063 11,358 35.4
District of Columbia 9,177 7,490 1,687 5,804 3,373 58.1
Delaware 8,821 10,921 -2,100 6,832 1,989 29.1
Florida 196,696 197,464 -768 122,370 74,326 60.7
Georgia 81,096 79,104 1,992 55,802 25,294 45.3
Hawaii 13,183 12,566 617 6,799 6,384 93.9
Iowa 21,420 22,867 -1,447 15,209 6,211 40.8
Idaho 12,696 13,491 -795 7,531 5,165 68.6
Illinois 136,149 138,949 -2,800 108,067 28,082 26.0
Indiana 63,640 63,487 153 44,211 19,429 43.9
Kansas 20,445 20,160 285 15,069 5,376 35.7
Kentucky 35,716 36,174 -458 24,479 11,237 45.9
Louisiana 40,093 33,823 6,270 18,507 21,586 116.6
Massachusetts 80,457 94,659 -14,202 66,203 14,254 21.5
Maryland 45,712 49,904 -4,192 32,525 13,187 40.5
Maine 7,801 8,935 -1,134 5,604 2,197 39.2
Michigan 135,121 147,268 -12,147 99,817 35,304 35.4
Minnesota 38,942 41,319 -2,377 32,658 6,284 19.2
Missouri 51,863 56,464 -4,601 37,976 13,887 36.6
Mississippi 24,719 26,990 -2,271 18,248 6,471 35.5
Montana 3,787 4,211 -424 2,411 1,376 57.1
North Carolina 101,153 98,730 2,423 67,558 33,595 49.7
North Dakota 1,733 2,455 -722 1,200 533 44.4
Nebraska 12,889 13,498 -609 6,903 5,986 86.7
New Hampshire 7,743 9,239 -1,496 4,856 2,887 59.5
New Jersey 125,757 136,987 -11,230 99,206 26,551 26.8
New Mexico 11,909 12,377 -468 9,141 2,768 30.3
Nevada 39,864 39,158 706 24,347 15,517 63.7
New York 180,632 205,498 -24,866 145,225 35,407 24.4
Ohio 93,785 103,608 -9,823 71,186 22,599 31.7
Oklahoma 23,328 23,103 225 13,328 10,000 75.0
Oregon 53,539 53,716 -177 33,981 19,558 57.6
Pennsylvania 165,216 185,110 -19,894 129,045 36,171 28.0
Puerto Rico 42,200 42,526 -326 36,166 6,034 16.7
Rhode Island 13,261 16,079 -2,818 10,555 2,706 25.6
South Carolina 58,796 57,412 1,384 37,860 20,936 55.3
South Dakota 1,230 1,354 -124 1,017 213 20.9
Tennessee 49,287 49,387 -100 36,735 12,552 34.2
Texas 112,490 122,554 -10,064 87,221 25,269 29.0
Utah 13,186 13,246 -60 7,207 5,979 83.0
Virginia 43,753 44,076 -323 31,316 12,437 39.7
Virgin Islands 576 426 150 343 233 67.9
Vermont 5,477 6,014 -537 3,202 2,275 71.0
Washington 54,111 56,644 -2,533 35,351 18,760 53.1
Wisconsin 64,705 73,420 -8,715 50,293 14,412 28.7
West Virginia 11,398 13,246 -1,848 9,777 1,621 16.6
Wyoming 1,813 1,976 -163 1,410 403 28.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,006,706   3,149,633   2,159,121 847,585 39.3
Male 1,641,587 54.6% 1,647,052   1,135,326 506,261 44.6%
Female 1,362,365 45.3% 1,499,727   1,021,894 340,471 33.3%
Information Not Available 2,754 0.1% 2,854   1,901 853 44.9%
 
Ethnicity 3,006,706   3,149,633   2,159,121    
Hispanic or Latino 473,649 15.8% 496,739   335,686 137,963 41.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,191,866 86.5% 2,290,112   1,580,867 610,999 38.6%
Information Not Available 341,191 10.2% 362,782   242,568 98,623 40.7%
 
Race 3,006,706   3,149,633   2,159,121
American Indian or Alaskan Native 30,979 1.0% 32,942   22,289 8,690 39.0%
Asian 85,613 2.8% 84,818   51,733 33,880 65.5%
Black or African American 582,917 19.4% 597,186   432,099 150,818 34.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12,030 0.4% 11,889   6,503 5,527 85.0%
White 1,634,312 54.4% 1,721,588   1,190,570 443,742 37.3%
Information Not Available 660,855 22.0% 701,210   454,925 205,930 45.3%
 
Years of Age 3,006,706   3,149,633   2,159,121
Younger than 22 110,001 3.7% 108,817   89,691 20,310 22.6%
22-24 174,144 5.8% 172,009   127,824 46,320 36.2%
25-34 712,603 23.7% 722,937   511,294 201,309 39.4%
35-44 740,358 24.6% 773,277   545,264 195,094 35.8%
45-54 735,883 24.5% 779,880   519,351 216,532 41.7%
55-59 259,018 8.6% 275,402   178,018 81,000 45.5%
60-64 161,143 5.4% 178,256   107,712 53,431 49.6%
65 and older 99,894 3.3% 125,790   64,062 35,832 55.9%
Information Not Available 13,662 0.5% 13,265   15,905 -2,243 -14.1%
 
Industry 3,006,706   3,149,633   2,159,121
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 53,804 1.8% 60,274   39,670 14,134 35.6%
Mining 8,003 0.3% 7,442   7,478 525 7.0%
Utilities 5,424 0.2% 6,162   5,046 378 7.5%
Construction 347,750 11.6% 326,146   232,004 115,746 49.9%
Manufacturing 433,684 14.4% 439,884   305,976 127,708 41.7%
Wholesale Trade 122,653 4.1% 120,665   93,046 29,607 31.8%
Retail Trade 261,580 8.7% 262,525   193,510 68,070 35.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 98,460 3.3% 159,952   66,521 31,939 48.0%
Information 84,982 2.8% 84,670   63,940 21,042 32.9%
Finance and Insurance 122,343 4.1% 118,858   99,247 23,096 23.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 48,816 1.6% 48,963   39,986 8,830 22.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 151,400 5.0% 150,919   104,983 46,417 44.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,702 0.4% 10,826   9,553 1,149 12.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 334,530 11.1% 336,798   238,271 96,259 40.4%
Educational Services 83,730 2.8% 107,973   65,346 18,384 28.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 204,418 6.8% 230,189   167,099 37,319 22.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 41,041 1.4% 42,613   31,061 9,980 32.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 154,300 5.1% 191,897   103,389 50,911 49.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 86,021 2.9% 92,675   65,132 20,889 32.1%
Public Administration 50,398 1.7% 56,855   37,452 12,946 34.6%
Information Not Available 302,667 10.1% 293,347   190,411 112,256 59.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,891 7,944 6,441 450 7.0
Male 3,562 51.7% 3,898   3,140 422 13.4%
Female 3,329 48.3% 4,046   3,301 28 0.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,891   7,944   6,441    
Hispanic or Latino 254 3.7% 283   229 25 10.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,581 95.5% 7,591   6,150 431 7.0%
Information Not Available 56 0.8% 70   62 -6 -9.7%
 
Race 6,891 7,944 6,441
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,177 31.6% 2,795   2,240 -63 -2.8%
Asian 418 6.1% 309   389 29 7.5%
Black or African American 368 5.3% 419   303 65 21.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 76 1.1% 89   65 11 16.9%
White 3,632 52.7% 4,095   3,244 388 12.0%
Information Not Available 220 3.2% 237   200 20 10.0%
 
Years of Age 6,891 7,944 6,441
Younger than 22 226 2.2% 287   242 -16 -6.6%
22-24 539 5.3% 607   495 44 8.9%
25-34 1,735 17.0% 2,066   1,641 94 5.7%
35-44 1,601 15.6% 1,793   1,528 73 4.8%
45-54 1,679 16.4% 1,887   1,578 101 6.4%
55-59 634 6.2% 703   509 125 24.6%
60-64 288 2.8% 371   315 -27 -8.6%
65 and older 189 1.8% 230   133 56 42.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,891 7,944 6,441
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 21 0.3% 14   20 1 5.0%
Mining 171 2.5% 208   161 10 6.2%
Utilities 31 0.4% 43   46 -15 -32.6%
Construction 792 11.5% 829   650 142 21.8%
Manufacturing 553 8.0% 355   436 117 26.8%
Wholesale Trade 108 1.6% 131   118 -10 -8.5%
Retail Trade 789 11.4% 886   696 93 13.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 331 4.8% 568   329 2 0.6%
Information 93 1.3% 121   69 24 34.8%
Finance and Insurance 158 2.3% 168   185 -27 -14.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 144 2.1% 172   154 -10 -6.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 250 3.6% 260   178 72 40.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2 0.0% 2   8 -6 -75.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 451 6.5% 515   356 95 26.7%
Educational Services 267 3.9% 410   279 -12 -4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 753 10.9% 879   833 -80 -9.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 91 1.3% 98   81 10 12.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 636 9.2% 700   642 -6 -0.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 278 4.0% 454   244 34 13.9%
Public Administration 739 10.7% 894   740 -1 -0.1%
Information Not Available 233 3.4% 237   216 17 7.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,052 36,098 25,591
Male 17,731 50.6% 18,085   12,248 5,483 44.8%
Female 17,251 49.2% 17,920   13,295 3,956 29.8%
Information Not Available 70 0.2% 93   48 22 45.8%
 
Ethnicity 35,052 36,098 25,591
Hispanic or Latino 833 2.4% 900   628 205 32.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,886 79.6% 28,565   20,305 7,581 37.3%
Information Not Available 6,333 18.1% 6,633   4,658 1,675 36.0%
 
Race 35,052 36,098 25,591
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,367 3.9% 1,436   756 611 80.8%
Asian 619 1.8% 547   346 273 78.9%
Black or African American 14,532 41.5% 15,437   11,556 2,976 25.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 54 0.2% 55   42 12 28.6%
White 16,224 46.3% 16,191   11,299 4,925 43.6%
Information Not Available 2,256 6.4% 2,432   1,592 664 41.7%
 
Years of Age 35,052 36,098 25,591
Younger than 22 1,433 2.9% 1,377   1,054 379 36.0%
22-24 2,489 5.0% 2,423   1,831 658 35.9%
25-34 9,196 18.5% 9,250   6,491 2,705 41.7%
35-44 8,332 16.8% 8,658   6,280 2,052 32.7%
45-54 8,057 16.2% 8,332   5,979 2,078 34.8%
55-59 2,716 5.5% 2,967   1,972 744 37.7%
60-64 1,660 3.3% 1,804   1,195 465 38.9%
65 and older 1,134 2.3% 1,238   773 361 46.7%
Information Not Available 35 0.1% 49   16 19 118.8%
 
Industry 35,052 36,098 25,591
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 354 1.0% 402   269 85 31.6%
Mining 83 0.2% 90   96 -13 -13.5%
Utilities 51 0.1% 57   47 4 8.5%
Construction 3,467 9.8% 3,607   2,186 1,281 58.6%
Manufacturing 8,345 23.6% 8,410   6,539 1,806 27.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,198 3.4% 1,229   870 328 37.7%
Retail Trade 3,632 10.3% 3,614   2,540 1,092 43.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 994 2.8% 1,041   603 391 64.8%
Information 563 1.6% 520   376 187 49.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,007 2.8% 1,038   678 329 48.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 439 1.2% 430   344 95 27.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,636 4.6% 1,696   1,355 281 20.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 45 0.1% 44   72 -27 -37.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,779 10.7% 3,758   2,754 1,025 37.2%
Educational Services 1,091 3.1% 742   690 401 58.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,468 7.0% 2,986   2,043 425 20.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 209 0.6% 210   178 31 17.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,087 5.9% 2,218   1,593 494 31.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 861 2.4% 1,161   634 227 35.8%
Public Administration 381 1.1% 357   352 29 8.2%
Information Not Available 2,362 6.7% 2,488   1,372 990 72.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,873 31,834 25,691
Male 16,057 52.0% 16,166   12,974 3,083 23.8%
Female 14,816 48.0% 15,668   12,716 2,100 16.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,873 31,834 25,691
Hispanic or Latino 737 2.4% 889   566 171 30.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,136 97.6% 30,945   25,124 5,012 19.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Race 30,873 31,834 25,691
American Indian or Alaskan Native 314 1.0% 305   358 -44 -12.3%
Asian 265 0.9% 262   201 64 31.8%
Black or African American 9,938 32.2% 10,054   7,577 2,361 31.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 233 0.8% 203   134 99 73.9%
White 19,384 62.8% 20,119   16,852 2,532 15.0%
Information Not Available 739 2.4% 891   569 170 29.9%
 
Years of Age 30,873 31,834 25,691
Younger than 22 1,143 2.3% 1,082   840 303 36.1%
22-24 2,270 4.6% 2,469   2,023 247 12.2%
25-34 8,752 17.8% 8,913   7,067 1,685 23.8%
35-44 7,576 15.4% 8,008   6,501 1,075 16.5%
45-54 6,990 14.2% 7,092   5,772 1,218 21.1%
55-59 2,162 4.4% 2,212   1,827 335 18.3%
60-64 1,186 2.4% 1,221   1,008 178 17.7%
65 and older 791 1.6% 835   650 141 21.7%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   3 0 0.0%
 
Industry 30,873 31,834 25,691
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 493 1.6% 407   297 196 66.0%
Mining 75 0.2% 80   84 -9 -10.7%
Utilities 92 0.3% 80   84 8 9.5%
Construction 3,007 9.6% 2,930   2,309 698 30.2%
Manufacturing 6,486 20.7% 6,942   5,811 675 11.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,544 4.9% 1,606   1,272 272 21.4%
Retail Trade 4,031 12.9% 4,022   3,334 697 20.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,127 3.6% 1,146   907 220 24.3%
Information 314 1.0% 299   274 40 14.6%
Finance and Insurance 552 1.8% 562   353 199 56.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 308 1.0% 337   218 90 41.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 774 2.5% 857   538 236 43.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 92 0.3% 80   33 59 178.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,067 9.8% 3,347   2,712 355 13.1%
Educational Services 1,273 4.1% 1,376   1,143 130 11.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,435 11.0% 3,513   2,701 734 27.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 325 1.0% 241   229 96 41.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,606 8.3% 2,764   2,129 477 22.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 569 1.8% 573   610 -41 -6.7%
Public Administration 693 2.2% 664   644 49 7.6%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 8   9 1 11.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 52,356 50,800 30,124
Male 30,571 58.4% 29,286   16,538 14,033 84.9%
Female 21,776 41.6% 21,514   13,586 8,190 60.3%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 0   0 9 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 52,356 50,800 30,124
Hispanic or Latino 18,328 35.0% 20,486   12,170 6,158 50.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,541 60.2% 30,301   17,954 13,587 75.7%
Information Not Available 2,487 4.8% 13   0 2,487 0.0%
 
Race 52,356 50,800 30,124
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,239 6.2% 3,171   1,675 1,564 93.4%
Asian 800 1.5% 24   6 794 13233.3%
Black or African American 3,281 6.3% 3,004   1,831 1,450 79.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 67 0.1% 0   0 67 0.0%
White 24,194 46.2% 21,940   12,606 11,588 91.9%
Information Not Available 20,775 39.7% 22,661   14,006 6,769 48.3%
 
Years of Age 52,356 50,800 30,124
Younger than 22 1,800 2.5% 1,753   865 935 108.1%
22-24 2,924 4.0% 2,665   1,595 1,329 83.3%
25-34 11,552 15.7% 10,716   6,213 5,339 85.9%
35-44 12,686 17.3% 12,486   7,798 4,888 62.7%
45-54 13,602 18.5% 13,444   7,957 5,645 70.9%
55-59 4,801 6.5% 4,795   2,790 2,011 72.1%
60-64 3,180 4.3% 3,139   1,816 1,364 75.1%
65 and older 1,811 2.5% 1,802   1,090 721 66.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 52,356 50,800 30,124
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,742 8.3% 7,020   3,934 808 20.5%
Mining 97 0.2% 83   71 26 36.6%
Utilities 85 0.1% 56   48 37 77.1%
Construction 7,111 12.5% 6,530   3,555 3,556 100.0%
Manufacturing 3,282 5.7% 3,192   2,160 1,122 51.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,499 4.4% 2,562   1,516 983 64.8%
Retail Trade 4,503 7.9% 4,263   2,400 2,103 87.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,225 2.1% 1,171   579 646 111.6%
Information 679 1.2% 661   435 244 56.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,949 3.4% 1,830   1,954 -5 -0.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,086 1.9% 1,026   644 442 68.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,500 4.4% 2,527   1,354 1,146 84.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 144 0.3% 152   78 66 84.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,191 9.1% 5,078   3,153 2,038 64.6%
Educational Services 1,082 1.9% 1,212   702 380 54.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,738 4.8% 2,769   1,777 961 54.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 530 0.9% 632   316 214 67.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,046 3.6% 2,085   1,094 952 87.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,131 2.0% 1,115   609 522 85.7%
Public Administration 1,330 2.3% 974   669 661 98.8%
Information Not Available 8,406 14.7% 5,862   3,076 5,330 173.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 494,776 498,711 340,423
Male 272,225 55.0% 266,873   181,458 90,767 50.0%
Female 222,258 44.9% 231,548   158,775 63,483 40.0%
Information Not Available 293 0.1% 290   190 103 54.2%
 
Ethnicity 494,776 498,711 340,423
Hispanic or Latino 169,945 34.3% 174,312   113,980 55,965 49.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 271,344 54.8% 269,190   188,671 82,673 43.8%
Information Not Available 53,487 10.8% 55,209   37,772 15,715 41.6%
 
Race 494,776 498,711 340,423
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,422 0.7% 3,861   3,227 195 6.0%
Asian 43,415 8.8% 44,978   23,726 19,689 83.0%
Black or African American 44,882 9.1% 44,688   32,932 11,950 36.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 179,625 36.3% 175,664   128,786 50,839 39.5%
Information Not Available 223,432 45.2% 229,520   151,752 71,680 47.2%
 
Years of Age 494,776 498,711 340,423
Younger than 22 14,961 2.3% 17,180   11,104 3,857 34.7%
22-24 30,019 4.6% 30,017   22,208 7,811 35.2%
25-34 118,414 18.3% 118,814   80,669 37,745 46.8%
35-44 119,978 18.5% 121,517   84,369 35,609 42.2%
45-54 122,324 18.9% 121,904   81,808 40,516 49.5%
55-59 43,220 6.7% 40,924   29,231 13,989 47.9%
60-64 26,890 4.2% 27,797   19,171 7,719 40.3%
65 and older 18,872 2.9% 20,172   11,768 7,104 60.4%
Information Not Available 98 0.0% 386   95 3 3.2%
 
Industry 494,776 498,711 340,423
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 31,584 6.0% 34,361   23,726 7,858 33.1%
Mining 1,173 0.2% 579   1,139 34 3.0%
Utilities 1,369 0.3% 1,834   949 420 44.3%
Construction 69,523 13.2% 64,955   42,802 26,721 62.4%
Manufacturing 61,994 11.8% 61,000   41,378 20,616 49.8%
Wholesale Trade 8,703 1.7% 7,142   3,701 5,002 135.2%
Retail Trade 43,317 8.2% 42,275   30,275 13,042 43.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 14,569 2.8% 15,250   8,352 6,217 74.4%
Information 33,930 6.4% 33,492   27,143 6,787 25.0%
Finance and Insurance 18,383 3.5% 18,628   15,090 3,293 21.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 8,898 1.7% 9,266   9,396 -498 -5.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 12,125 2.3% 10,714   4,461 7,664 171.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 72,360 13.7% 71,424   51,342 21,018 40.9%
Educational Services 21,316 4.0% 34,168   15,944 5,372 33.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 28,943 5.5% 27,315   22,018 6,925 31.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 8,996 1.7% 7,528   6,074 2,922 48.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 23,761 4.5% 25,191   10,914 12,847 117.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,623 3.2% 17,663   9,870 6,753 68.4%
Public Administration 5,769 1.1% 4,633   3,227 2,542 78.8%
Information Not Available 11,440 2.2% 11,293   12,622 -1,182 -9.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,972 25,331 18,237
Male 13,465 51.8% 12,751   8,911 4,554 51.1%
Female 12,507 48.2% 12,580   9,326 3,181 34.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,972 25,331 18,237
Hispanic or Latino 4,351 16.8% 4,400   3,108 1,243 40.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,529 67.5% 16,876   12,319 5,210 42.3%
Information Not Available 4,092 15.8% 4,055   2,810 1,282 45.6%
 
Race 25,972 25,331 18,237
American Indian or Alaskan Native 413 1.6% 411   294 119 40.5%
Asian 499 1.9% 471   475 24 5.1%
Black or African American 2,005 7.7% 1,911   1,320 685 51.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 87 0.3% 89   81 6 7.4%
White 17,747 68.3% 17,192   12,623 5,124 40.6%
Information Not Available 5,221 20.1% 5,257   3,444 1,777 51.6%
 
Years of Age 25,972 25,331 18,237
Younger than 22 349 0.8% 331   244 105 43.0%
22-24 890 2.1% 839   572 318 55.6%
25-34 5,319 12.6% 5,230   3,522 1,797 51.0%
35-44 6,547 15.6% 6,371   4,630 1,917 41.4%
45-54 7,667 18.2% 7,485   5,493 2,174 39.6%
55-59 2,802 6.7% 2,793   2,026 776 38.3%
60-64 1,634 3.9% 1,559   1,206 428 35.5%
65 and older 764 1.8% 722   530 234 44.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   14 -14 -100.0%
 
Industry 25,972 25,331 18,237
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 179 0.7% 186   99 80 80.8%
Mining 166 0.6% 144   105 61 58.1%
Utilities 22 0.1% 24   29 -7 -24.1%
Construction 3,458 13.2% 3,183   2,145 1,313 61.2%
Manufacturing 2,431 9.3% 2,368   1,790 641 35.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,308 5.0% 1,296   954 354 37.1%
Retail Trade 2,443 9.3% 2,346   1,670 773 46.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 806 3.1% 739   390 416 106.7%
Information 1,030 3.9% 1,021   698 332 47.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,822 7.0% 1,774   1,372 450 32.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 623 2.4% 600   501 122 24.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,403 9.2% 2,186   1,577 826 52.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 328 1.3% 339   211 117 55.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,297 12.6% 3,217   2,317 980 42.3%
Educational Services 677 2.6% 717   610 67 11.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,703 6.5% 1,959   1,340 363 27.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 397 1.5% 380   288 109 37.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,168 4.5% 1,267   785 383 48.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 694 2.7% 614   511 183 35.8%
Public Administration 422 1.6% 439   386 36 9.3%
Information Not Available 595 2.3% 532   459 136 29.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,421 50,830 32,063
Male 23,461 54.0% 25,173   16,657 6,804 40.8%
Female 19,960 46.0% 25,657   15,406 4,554 29.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 43,421 50,830 32,063
Hispanic or Latino 6,069 14.0% 6,527   4,488 1,581 35.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,352 86.0% 44,303   27,575 9,777 35.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 43,421 50,830 32,063
American Indian or Alaskan Native 196 0.5% 203   121 75 62.0%
Asian 696 1.6% 731   504 192 38.1%
Black or African American 6,716 15.5% 7,315   5,136 1,580 30.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 25,278 58.2% 27,104   18,428 6,850 37.2%
Information Not Available 10,535 24.3% 15,477   7,874 2,661 33.8%
 
Years of Age 43,421 50,830 32,063
Younger than 22 1,619 2.5% 1,609   1,130 489 43.3%
22-24 2,571 3.9% 2,723   1,992 579 29.1%
25-34 9,522 14.5% 10,650   7,055 2,467 35.0%
35-44 9,990 15.2% 11,902   7,815 2,175 27.8%
45-54 10,789 16.4% 12,760   7,810 2,979 38.1%
55-59 3,859 5.9% 4,622   2,716 1,143 42.1%
60-64 2,904 4.4% 3,454   2,083 821 39.4%
65 and older 2,167 3.3% 3,110   1,462 705 48.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 43,421 50,830 32,063
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 204 0.5% 229   142 62 43.7%
Mining 17 0.0% 20   13 4 30.8%
Utilities 45 0.1% 48   50 -5 -10.0%
Construction 4,838 11.1% 4,502   2,630 2,208 84.0%
Manufacturing 5,442 12.5% 5,515   4,455 987 22.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,227 5.1% 2,227   1,601 626 39.1%
Retail Trade 5,589 12.8% 5,699   4,074 1,515 37.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,436 3.3% 5,942   1,131 305 27.0%
Information 1,413 3.2% 1,342   669 744 111.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,441 5.6% 2,392   2,031 410 20.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 738 1.7% 760   559 179 32.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,371 5.4% 2,466   1,857 514 27.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 304 0.7% 244   163 141 86.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,693 10.8% 4,807   3,534 1,159 32.8%
Educational Services 1,512 3.5% 1,776   1,068 444 41.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,000 9.2% 4,364   3,251 749 23.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 924 2.1% 914   720 204 28.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,550 5.8% 4,586   1,961 589 30.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,332 3.1% 1,393   995 337 33.9%
Public Administration 616 1.4% 817   623 -7 -1.1%
Information Not Available 729 1.7% 787   536 193 36.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,177 7,490 5,804
Male 4,064 44.3% 3,282   2,769 1,295 46.8%
Female 5,113 55.7% 4,208   3,035 2,078 68.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,177 7,490 5,804
Hispanic or Latino 776 8.5% 637   512 264 51.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,141 88.7% 6,660   5,097 3,044 59.7%
Information Not Available 260 2.8% 193   195 65 33.3%
 
Race 9,177 7,490 5,804
American Indian or Alaskan Native 55 0.6% 61   35 20 57.1%
Asian 156 1.7% 132   128 28 21.9%
Black or African American 7,611 82.9% 6,091   4,674 2,937 62.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 44 0.5% 46   57 -13 -22.8%
White 1,310 14.3% 1,160   850 460 54.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   60 -59 -98.3%
 
Years of Age 9,177 7,490 5,804
Younger than 22 243 2.4% 179   140 103 73.6%
22-24 467 4.7% 405   328 139 42.4%
25-34 2,140 21.4% 1,801   1,448 692 47.8%
35-44 2,348 23.4% 1,948   1,513 835 55.2%
45-54 2,473 24.7% 1,951   1,563 910 58.2%
55-59 808 8.1% 653   454 354 78.0%
60-64 470 4.7% 371   238 232 97.5%
65 and older 228 2.3% 182   120 108 90.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,177 7,490 5,804
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 7 0.1% 5   20 -13 -65.0%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Retail Trade 1 0.0% 1   6 -5 -83.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 2 0.0% 2   2 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 0 0.0% 0   12 -12 -100.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7 0.1% 8   20 -13 -65.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 27 0.3% 22   11 16 145.5%
Educational Services 5 0.1% 6   21 -16 -76.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6 0.1% 5   13 -7 -53.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 3 0.0% 4   0 3 0.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3 0.0% 1   11 -8 -72.7%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 9,114 99.3% 7,434   5,681 3,433 60.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,821 10,921 6,832
Male 4,450 50.4% 5,323   3,069 1,381 45.0%
Female 4,371 49.6% 5,598   3,763 608 16.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,821 10,921 6,832
Hispanic or Latino 318 3.6% 379   255 63 24.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,503 96.4% 10,542   6,577 1,926 29.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 8,821 10,921 6,832
American Indian or Alaskan Native 21 0.2% 26   12 9 75.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 3,366 38.2% 4,222   2,701 665 24.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 39 0.4% 45   32 7 21.9%
White 4,874 55.3% 5,983   3,569 1,305 36.6%
Information Not Available 521 5.9% 645   517 4 0.8%
 
Years of Age 8,821 10,921 6,832
Younger than 22 271 2.1% 335   1,537 -1,266 -82.4%
22-24 536 4.1% 667   457 79 17.3%
25-34 2,139 16.2% 2,590   1,542 597 38.7%
35-44 2,132 16.2% 2,629   1,754 378 21.6%
45-54 2,088 15.9% 2,618   1,143 945 82.7%
55-59 725 5.5% 902   236 489 207.2%
60-64 522 4.0% 643   108 414 383.3%
65 and older 344 2.6% 454   49 295 602.0%
Information Not Available 64 0.5% 83   6 58 966.7%
 
Industry 8,821 10,921 6,832
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 15 0.2% 26   10 5 50.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 11 0.1% 11   7 4 57.1%
Construction 1,036 11.7% 1,147   693 343 49.5%
Manufacturing 575 6.5% 703   492 83 16.9%
Wholesale Trade 357 4.0% 418   286 71 24.8%
Retail Trade 1,567 17.7% 1,961   1,127 440 39.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 244 2.8% 340   236 8 3.4%
Information 154 1.7% 177   106 48 45.3%
Finance and Insurance 666 7.5% 801   652 14 2.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 157 1.8% 214   175 -18 -10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 550 6.2% 677   305 245 80.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 23 0.3% 39   22 1 4.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,414 16.0% 1,857   979 435 44.4%
Educational Services 238 2.7% 337   187 51 27.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 698 7.9% 853   629 69 11.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 132 1.5% 171   83 49 59.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 610 6.9% 768   514 96 18.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 253 2.9% 288   216 37 17.1%
Public Administration 58 0.7% 69   71 -13 -18.3%
Information Not Available 63 0.7% 64   42 21 50.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 196,696 197,464 122,370
Male 107,995 54.9% 105,226   64,782 43,213 66.7%
Female 88,664 45.1% 92,162   57,476 31,188 54.3%
Information Not Available 37 0.0% 76   112 -75 -67.0%
 
Ethnicity 196,696 197,464 122,370
Hispanic or Latino 60,819 30.9% 63,053   41,178 19,641 47.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 124,724 63.4% 120,782   72,351 52,373 72.4%
Information Not Available 11,153 5.7% 13,629   8,841 2,312 26.2%
 
Race 196,696 197,464 122,370
American Indian or Alaskan Native 781 0.4% 868   674 107 15.9%
Asian 929 0.5% 868   562 367 65.3%
Black or African American 39,778 20.2% 39,757   24,204 15,574 64.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,231 1.1% 1,926   1,424 807 56.7%
White 117,884 59.9% 116,326   71,714 46,170 64.4%
Information Not Available 35,093 17.8% 37,719   23,792 11,301 47.5%
 
Years of Age 196,696 197,464 122,370
Younger than 22 5,614 1.9% 5,626   2,810 2,804 99.8%
22-24 11,264 3.7% 10,270   6,220 5,044 81.1%
25-34 41,637 13.8% 42,476   26,415 15,222 57.6%
35-44 46,655 15.4% 46,062   30,274 16,381 54.1%
45-54 51,228 16.9% 52,292   31,548 19,680 62.4%
55-59 18,588 6.1% 18,198   12,027 6,561 54.6%
60-64 11,896 3.9% 12,120   7,868 4,028 51.2%
65 and older 9,777 3.2% 10,420   5,208 4,569 87.7%
Information Not Available 37 0.0% 0   0 37 0.0%
 
Industry 196,696 197,464 122,370
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6,060 3.0% 6,683   3,972 2,088 52.6%
Mining 260 0.1% 189   37 223 602.7%
Utilities 186 0.1% 227   337 -151 -44.8%
Construction 25,168 12.4% 23,673   14,388 10,780 74.9%
Manufacturing 12,379 6.1% 12,497   8,768 3,611 41.2%
Wholesale Trade 9,963 4.9% 9,401   5,583 4,380 78.5%
Retail Trade 19,963 9.8% 20,426   12,477 7,486 60.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,279 2.6% 5,890   2,923 2,356 80.6%
Information 4,498 2.2% 4,342   2,360 2,138 90.6%
Finance and Insurance 9,517 4.7% 8,873   6,782 2,735 40.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,532 1.7% 3,398   2,810 722 25.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 12,454 6.1% 11,780   6,519 5,935 91.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,227 0.6% 1,208   712 515 72.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 37,324 18.4% 37,643   23,830 13,494 56.6%
Educational Services 4,758 2.3% 5,324   1,873 2,885 154.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 12,045 5.9% 13,366   7,119 4,926 69.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,755 1.9% 4,720   3,072 683 22.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,197 6.5% 12,384   7,231 5,966 82.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,907 2.4% 4,493   2,997 1,910 63.7%
Public Administration 2,416 1.2% 2,303   1,124 1,292 114.9%
Information Not Available 7,808 3.9% 8,644   7,456 352 4.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 81,096 79,104 55,802
Male 41,441 51.1% 39,884   26,327 15,114 57.4%
Female 38,520 47.5% 38,126   28,744 9,776 34.0%
Information Not Available 1,135 1.4% 1,094   731 404 55.3%
 
Ethnicity 81,096 79,104 55,802
Hispanic or Latino 451 0.6% 211   258 193 74.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 79,510 98.0% 77,799   54,813 24,697 45.1%
Information Not Available 1,135 1.4% 1,094   731 404 55.3%
 
Race 81,096 79,104 55,802
American Indian or Alaskan Native 410 0.5% 364   272 138 50.7%
Asian 1,035 1.3% 1,061   637 398 62.5%
Black or African American 39,676 48.9% 39,182   30,364 9,312 30.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 38,840 47.9% 37,403   23,798 15,042 63.2%
Information Not Available 1,135 1.4% 1,094   731 404 55.3%
 
Years of Age 81,096 79,104 55,802
Younger than 22 2,430 2.1% 2,267   1,680 750 44.6%
22-24 4,322 3.7% 4,032   2,995 1,327 44.3%
25-34 19,358 16.7% 18,646   13,466 5,892 43.8%
35-44 20,728 17.9% 20,208   14,620 6,108 41.8%
45-54 19,312 16.6% 19,101   13,144 6,168 46.9%
55-59 6,304 5.4% 6,350   4,465 1,839 41.2%
60-64 3,945 3.4% 3,997   2,478 1,467 59.2%
65 and older 2,156 1.9% 2,284   1,357 799 58.9%
Information Not Available 2,541 2.2% 2,219   1,597 944 59.1%
 
Industry 81,096 79,104 55,802
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,598 1.9% 1,476   768 830 108.1%
Mining 161 0.2% 144   50 111 222.0%
Utilities 138 0.2% 137   148 -10 -6.8%
Construction 6,287 7.6% 6,185   3,626 2,661 73.4%
Manufacturing 8,309 10.0% 7,842   6,522 1,787 27.4%
Wholesale Trade 4,351 5.3% 4,057   3,372 979 29.0%
Retail Trade 6,317 7.6% 6,095   4,053 2,264 55.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,972 2.4% 1,853   1,377 595 43.2%
Information 1,619 2.0% 1,594   1,072 547 51.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,515 3.0% 2,322   2,116 399 18.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,566 1.9% 1,517   1,027 539 52.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 12,929 15.6% 12,445   8,884 4,045 45.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 234 0.3% 196   136 98 72.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 264 0.3% 275   220 44 20.0%
Educational Services 1,776 2.1% 1,755   1,393 383 27.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,716 4.5% 3,911   3,346 370 11.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,565 4.3% 4,079   2,667 898 33.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 788 1.0% 815   570 218 38.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,173 1.4% 1,215   805 368 45.7%
Public Administration 1,041 1.3% 1,051   751 290 38.6%
Information Not Available 20,777 25.1% 20,140   12,899 7,878 61.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,183 12,566 6,799
Male 8,145 61.8% 8,042   4,108 4,037 98.3%
Female 5,038 38.2% 4,523   2,690 2,348 87.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,183 12,566 6,799
Hispanic or Latino 773 5.9% 763   363 410 112.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,169 77.1% 9,661   5,153 5,016 97.3%
Information Not Available 2,241 17.0% 2,142   1,283 958 74.7%
 
Race 13,183 12,566 6,799
American Indian or Alaskan Native 96 0.7% 107   67 29 43.3%
Asian 4,450 33.8% 3,988   2,230 2,220 99.6%
Black or African American 206 1.6% 200   169 37 21.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3,512 26.6% 3,479   1,675 1,837 109.7%
White 3,221 24.4% 3,153   1,804 1,417 78.5%
Information Not Available 1,698 12.9% 1,639   854 844 98.8%
 
Years of Age 13,183 12,566 6,799
Younger than 22 353 2.3% 299   155 198 127.7%
22-24 743 4.8% 670   296 447 151.0%
25-34 3,032 19.5% 2,887   1,461 1,571 107.5%
35-44 3,191 20.5% 3,036   1,701 1,490 87.6%
45-54 3,269 21.0% 3,170   1,806 1,463 81.0%
55-59 1,321 8.5% 1,293   697 624 89.5%
60-64 822 5.3% 763   425 397 93.4%
65 and older 452 2.9% 448   258 194 75.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,183 12,566 6,799
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 210 1.6% 228   198 12 6.1%
Mining 3 0.0% 2   0 3 0.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 9   2 5 250.0%
Construction 3,559 26.6% 3,754   1,656 1,903 114.9%
Manufacturing 314 2.3% 282   198 116 58.6%
Wholesale Trade 202 1.5% 195   117 85 72.6%
Retail Trade 680 5.1% 608   389 291 74.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,105 8.3% 1,087   228 877 384.6%
Information 204 1.5% 291   136 68 50.0%
Finance and Insurance 231 1.7% 189   179 52 29.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 282 2.1% 248   111 171 154.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 377 2.8% 365   268 109 40.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 51 0.4% 44   13 38 292.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,363 10.2% 1,320   638 725 113.6%
Educational Services 96 0.7% 83   59 37 62.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 484 3.6% 455   304 180 59.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 172 1.3% 157   56 116 207.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,751 13.1% 1,170   1,142 609 53.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 297 2.2% 269   173 124 71.7%
Public Administration 213 1.6% 217   140 73 52.1%
Information Not Available 1,582 11.8% 1,593   792 790 99.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,420 22,867 15,209
Male 11,529 53.8% 11,424   8,052 3,477 43.2%
Female 9,891 46.2% 11,443   7,157 2,734 38.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,420 22,867 15,209
Hispanic or Latino 669 3.1% 705   520 149 28.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,170 70.8% 16,399   14,495 675 4.7%
Information Not Available 5,581 26.1% 5,763   194 5,387 2776.8%
 
Race 21,420 22,867 15,209
American Indian or Alaskan Native 84 0.4% 79   81 3 3.7%
Asian 163 0.8% 181   111 52 46.8%
Black or African American 1,351 6.3% 1,432   820 531 64.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,572 63.4% 14,707   13,483 89 0.7%
Information Not Available 6,250 29.2% 6,468   714 5,536 775.4%
 
Years of Age 21,420 22,867 15,209
Younger than 22 725 2.1% 654   432 293 67.8%
22-24 1,279 3.8% 1,344   831 448 53.9%
25-34 4,955 14.7% 5,089   3,330 1,625 48.8%
35-44 4,839 14.3% 5,135   3,709 1,130 30.5%
45-54 5,576 16.5% 6,034   4,033 1,543 38.3%
55-59 2,014 6.0% 2,199   1,357 657 48.4%
60-64 1,246 3.7% 1,452   914 332 36.3%
65 and older 786 2.3% 960   595 191 32.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   8 -8 -100.0%
 
Industry 21,420 22,867 15,209
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 202 0.9% 210   106 96 90.6%
Mining 12 0.1% 16   33 -21 -63.6%
Utilities 27 0.1% 29   31 -4 -12.9%
Construction 2,177 10.1% 1,859   1,797 380 21.1%
Manufacturing 6,066 28.1% 6,249   3,595 2,471 68.7%
Wholesale Trade 894 4.1% 996   736 158 21.5%
Retail Trade 1,909 8.8% 1,978   1,763 146 8.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 623 2.9% 1,012   458 165 36.0%
Information 776 3.6% 839   587 189 32.2%
Finance and Insurance 848 3.9% 768   562 286 50.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 245 1.1% 252   195 50 25.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 799 3.7% 870   603 196 32.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29 0.1% 29   37 -8 -21.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,176 10.1% 2,219   1,339 837 62.5%
Educational Services 453 2.1% 568   313 140 44.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,413 6.5% 1,603   1,231 182 14.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 214 1.0% 255   138 76 55.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,441 6.7% 1,866   885 556 62.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 456 2.1% 669   415 41 9.9%
Public Administration 280 1.3% 275   217 63 29.0%
Information Not Available 380 1.8% 305   168 212 126.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,696 13,491 7,531
Male 7,339 57.8% 7,339   4,131 3,208 77.7%
Female 5,356 42.2% 6,152   3,400 1,956 57.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,696 13,491 7,531
Hispanic or Latino 1,501 11.8% 1,716   868 633 72.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,552 83.1% 11,156   6,182 4,370 70.7%
Information Not Available 643 5.1% 619   481 162 33.7%
 
Race 12,696 13,491 7,531
American Indian or Alaskan Native 245 1.9% 279   145 100 69.0%
Asian 157 1.2% 151   152 5 3.3%
Black or African American 111 0.9% 92   62 49 79.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 45 0.4% 48   33 12 36.4%
White 10,076 79.4% 10,674   5,964 4,112 68.9%
Information Not Available 2,062 16.2% 2,247   1,175 887 75.5%
 
Years of Age 12,696 13,491 7,531
Younger than 22 457 2.1% 461   204 253 124.0%
22-24 697 3.2% 739   368 329 89.4%
25-34 3,029 13.7% 3,047   1,640 1,389 84.7%
35-44 3,000 13.6% 3,103   1,803 1,197 66.4%
45-54 3,179 14.4% 3,390   2,028 1,151 56.8%
55-59 1,184 5.4% 1,328   782 402 51.4%
60-64 724 3.3% 825   453 271 59.8%
65 and older 426 1.9% 598   253 173 68.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,696 13,491 7,531
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 209 1.6% 349   150 59 39.3%
Mining 41 0.3% 38   18 23 127.8%
Utilities 14 0.1% 15   11 3 27.3%
Construction 2,089 16.2% 1,995   1,042 1,047 100.5%
Manufacturing 2,127 16.5% 2,443   1,573 554 35.2%
Wholesale Trade 593 4.6% 615   302 291 96.4%
Retail Trade 1,325 10.3% 1,299   677 648 95.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 362 2.8% 728   231 131 56.7%
Information 258 2.0% 266   115 143 124.3%
Finance and Insurance 437 3.4% 428   290 147 50.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 179 1.4% 182   98 81 82.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 586 4.5% 583   320 266 83.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.1% 11   13 6 46.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,028 8.0% 1,022   568 460 81.0%
Educational Services 223 1.7% 202   133 90 67.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 774 6.0% 856   478 296 61.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 149 1.2% 135   81 68 84.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 541 4.2% 562   297 244 82.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 281 2.2% 363   120 161 134.2%
Public Administration 212 1.6% 247   173 39 22.5%
Information Not Available 1,249 9.7% 1,152   841 408 48.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 136,149 138,949 108,067
Male 73,310 53.8% 70,985   57,049 16,261 28.5%
Female 62,839 46.2% 67,964   51,018 11,821 23.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 136,149 138,949 108,067
Hispanic or Latino 16,826 12.4% 16,624   12,058 4,768 39.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 119,323 87.6% 122,325   96,009 23,314 24.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 136,149 138,949 108,067
American Indian or Alaskan Native 483 0.4% 499   385 98 25.5%
Asian 3,706 2.7% 3,795   2,566 1,140 44.4%
Black or African American 38,233 28.1% 38,410   31,753 6,480 20.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 92,335 67.8% 94,865   71,478 20,857 29.2%
Information Not Available 1,392 1.0% 1,380   884 508 57.5%
 
Years of Age 136,149 138,949 108,067
Younger than 22 3,832 1.7% 3,569   2,765 1,067 38.6%
22-24 7,244 3.3% 7,057   5,702 1,542 27.0%
25-34 33,091 15.0% 32,577   26,401 6,690 25.3%
35-44 34,265 15.5% 34,728   27,540 6,725 24.4%
45-54 34,568 15.6% 36,062   27,664 6,904 25.0%
55-59 12,016 5.4% 12,727   9,433 2,583 27.4%
60-64 7,170 3.2% 7,831   5,516 1,654 30.0%
65 and older 3,963 1.8% 4,398   3,046 917 30.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 136,149 138,949 108,067
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 256 0.2% 295   221 35 15.8%
Mining 313 0.2% 321   605 -292 -48.3%
Utilities 153 0.1% 164   138 15 10.9%
Construction 17,158 12.6% 15,291   12,752 4,406 34.6%
Manufacturing 20,055 14.7% 19,283   16,462 3,593 21.8%
Wholesale Trade 7,155 5.2% 7,102   5,296 1,859 35.1%
Retail Trade 13,112 9.6% 13,114   10,718 2,394 22.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,158 5.2% 10,579   4,824 2,334 48.4%
Information 3,243 2.4% 2,986   2,357 886 37.6%
Finance and Insurance 8,480 6.2% 8,237   7,502 978 13.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,196 1.6% 2,161   1,864 332 17.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,483 6.2% 8,417   6,625 1,858 28.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 686 0.5% 788   292 394 134.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 16,069 11.8% 15,990   12,334 3,735 30.3%
Educational Services 3,912 2.9% 3,719   3,507 405 11.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,828 7.2% 9,993   8,307 1,521 18.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,295 0.9% 1,357   1,126 169 15.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,311 5.4% 9,388   5,375 1,936 36.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,508 2.6% 3,700   2,920 588 20.1%
Public Administration 2,893 2.1% 3,044   2,617 276 10.5%
Information Not Available 2,885 2.1% 3,020   2,225 660 29.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 63,640 63,487 44,211
Male 36,741 57.7% 34,670   23,770 12,971 54.6%
Female 26,842 42.2% 28,753   20,385 6,457 31.7%
Information Not Available 57 0.1% 64   56 1 1.8%
 
Ethnicity 63,640 63,487 44,211
Hispanic or Latino 2,978 4.7% 2,755   1,718 1,260 73.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 47,194 74.2% 47,492   33,454 13,740 41.1%
Information Not Available 13,468 21.2% 13,240   9,039 4,429 49.0%
 
Race 63,640 63,487 44,211
American Indian or Alaskan Native 271 0.4% 293   225 46 20.4%
Asian 558 0.9% 516   339 219 64.6%
Black or African American 8,896 14.0% 9,247   7,423 1,473 19.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 57 0.1% 52   39 18 46.2%
White 50,474 79.3% 50,230   34,118 16,356 47.9%
Information Not Available 3,384 5.3% 3,149   2,067 1,317 63.7%
 
Years of Age 63,640 63,487 44,211
Younger than 22 1,729 1.6% 1,642   1,203 526 43.7%
22-24 3,348 3.0% 3,323   2,419 929 38.4%
25-34 14,989 13.5% 14,876   10,695 4,294 40.1%
35-44 16,017 14.5% 15,815   11,671 4,346 37.2%
45-54 16,552 14.9% 16,529   11,151 5,401 48.4%
55-59 5,769 5.2% 5,764   3,665 2,104 57.4%
60-64 3,351 3.0% 3,474   2,216 1,135 51.2%
65 and older 1,885 1.7% 2,064   1,191 694 58.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 63,640 63,487 44,211
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 126 0.2% 127   80 46 57.5%
Mining 87 0.1% 89   100 -13 -13.0%
Utilities 65 0.1% 71   194 -129 -66.5%
Construction 6,097 9.6% 5,774   4,339 1,758 40.5%
Manufacturing 22,019 34.5% 20,071   11,688 10,331 88.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,361 3.7% 2,334   1,740 621 35.7%
Retail Trade 4,541 7.1% 4,607   3,928 613 15.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,410 3.8% 2,748   1,372 1,038 75.7%
Information 737 1.2% 646   453 284 62.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,668 2.6% 1,648   1,610 58 3.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 755 1.2% 768   691 64 9.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,159 3.4% 2,157   1,590 569 35.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 232 0.4% 231   95 137 144.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,432 8.5% 5,500   4,045 1,387 34.3%
Educational Services 985 1.5% 1,374   820 165 20.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,739 5.9% 4,446   3,565 174 4.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 506 0.8% 582   416 90 21.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,333 3.7% 3,069   1,904 429 22.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,424 2.2% 1,403   1,018 406 39.9%
Public Administration 468 0.7% 545   318 150 47.2%
Information Not Available 5,496 8.6% 5,297   4,245 1,251 29.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,445 20,160 15,069
Male 10,889 53.3% 10,279   7,832 3,057 39.0%
Female 9,556 46.7% 9,881   7,237 2,319 32.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,445 20,160 15,069
Hispanic or Latino 1,304 6.4% 1,348   855 449 52.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,111 49.5% 9,888   8,155 1,956 24.0%
Information Not Available 9,030 44.2% 8,924   6,059 2,971 49.0%
 
Race 20,445 20,160 15,069
American Indian or Alaskan Native 313 1.5% 286   218 95 43.6%
Asian 297 1.5% 268   187 110 58.8%
Black or African American 3,291 16.1% 3,384   2,555 736 28.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 46 0.2% 50   22 24 109.1%
White 14,913 72.9% 14,616   11,038 3,875 35.1%
Information Not Available 1,585 7.8% 1,556   1,049 536 51.1%
 
Years of Age 20,445 20,160 15,069
Younger than 22 485 1.4% 471   420 65 15.5%
22-24 1,080 3.2% 1,043   807 273 33.8%
25-34 4,940 14.4% 4,904   3,676 1,264 34.4%
35-44 4,810 14.1% 4,711   3,747 1,063 28.4%
45-54 5,456 15.9% 5,308   3,905 1,551 39.7%
55-59 1,893 5.5% 1,819   1,312 581 44.3%
60-64 1,147 3.4% 1,199   766 381 49.7%
65 and older 634 1.9% 705   436 198 45.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,445 20,160 15,069
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 162 0.8% 166   113 49 43.4%
Mining 127 0.6% 157   96 31 32.3%
Utilities 27 0.1% 29   26 1 3.8%
Construction 2,467 12.0% 1,944   1,617 850 52.6%
Manufacturing 3,314 16.1% 3,239   2,381 933 39.2%
Wholesale Trade 899 4.4% 889   751 148 19.7%
Retail Trade 1,742 8.5% 1,712   1,252 490 39.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 588 2.9% 662   434 154 35.5%
Information 1,014 4.9% 992   1,019 -5 -0.5%
Finance and Insurance 719 3.5% 782   648 71 11.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 302 1.5% 310   258 44 17.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,051 5.1% 1,061   718 333 46.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 65 0.3% 71   57 8 14.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,126 10.3% 2,118   1,342 784 58.4%
Educational Services 486 2.4% 487   348 138 39.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,754 8.5% 1,912   1,354 400 29.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 145 0.7% 145   114 31 27.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 840 4.1% 910   580 260 44.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 642 3.1% 632   462 180 39.0%
Public Administration 485 2.4% 467   385 100 26.0%
Information Not Available 1,490 7.2% 1,475   1,114 376 33.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,716 36,174 24,479
Male 21,696 60.7% 21,701   14,003 7,693 54.9%
Female 14,020 39.3% 14,473   10,476 3,544 33.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 35,716 36,174 24,479
Hispanic or Latino 114 0.3% 91   22 92 418.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,602 99.7% 36,083   24,457 11,145 45.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 35,716 36,174 24,479
American Indian or Alaskan Native 199 0.6% 240   165 34 20.6%
Asian 95 0.3% 118   95 0 0.0%
Black or African American 4,681 13.1% 4,753   2,887 1,794 62.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0% 27   9 1 11.1%
White 30,169 84.5% 30,496   21,046 9,123 43.3%
Information Not Available 562 1.6% 540   277 285 102.9%
 
Years of Age 35,716 36,174 24,479
Younger than 22 784 1.2% 702   551 233 42.3%
22-24 1,799 2.8% 1,699   1,331 468 35.2%
25-34 8,691 13.5% 9,013   6,094 2,597 42.6%
35-44 9,371 14.6% 9,792   6,404 2,967 46.3%
45-54 9,366 14.6% 9,375   6,146 3,220 52.4%
55-59 2,909 4.5% 2,751   1,916 993 51.8%
60-64 1,695 2.6% 1,686   1,331 364 27.3%
65 and older 1,101 1.7% 1,156   706 395 55.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 35,716 36,174 24,479
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 95 0.3% 63   95 0 0.0%
Mining 353 1.0% 322   594 -241 -40.6%
Utilities 27 0.1% 82   61 -34 -55.7%
Construction 3,575 10.0% 3,562   2,743 832 30.3%
Manufacturing 10,757 30.0% 10,558   6,202 4,555 73.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,559 4.4% 1,545   1,049 510 48.6%
Retail Trade 2,683 7.5% 2,470   1,924 759 39.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,754 4.9% 1,699   793 961 121.2%
Information 825 2.3% 761   485 340 70.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,078 3.0% 1,237   854 224 26.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 372 1.0% 417   299 73 24.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,169 3.3% 1,310   815 354 43.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 118 0.3% 145   30 88 293.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,122 8.7% 2,986   2,054 1,068 52.0%
Educational Services 893 2.5% 983   646 247 38.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,306 6.4% 2,297   2,050 256 12.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 403 1.1% 344   256 147 57.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,323 3.7% 1,704   962 361 37.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 802 2.2% 861   680 122 17.9%
Public Administration 345 1.0% 435   303 42 13.9%
Information Not Available 2,157 6.0% 2,393   1,584 573 36.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,093 33,823 18,507
Male 17,656 44.0% 15,189   8,651 9,005 104.1%
Female 22,436 56.0% 18,633   9,856 12,580 127.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 40,093 33,823 18,507
Hispanic or Latino 911 2.3% 668   372 539 144.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 39,102 97.5% 33,085   17,985 21,117 117.4%
Information Not Available 80 0.2% 70   150 -70 -46.7%
 
Race 40,093 33,823 18,507
American Indian or Alaskan Native 256 0.6% 149   88 168 190.9%
Asian 346 0.9% 214   124 222 179.0%
Black or African American 23,502 58.6% 18,766   9,790 13,712 140.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 52 0.1% 33   23 29 126.1%
White 15,905 39.7% 14,632   8,344 7,561 90.6%
Information Not Available 32 0.1% 29   138 -106 -76.8%
 
Years of Age 40,093 33,823 18,507
Younger than 22 1,186 2.2% 794   561 625 111.4%
22-24 2,570 4.7% 1,885   1,278 1,292 101.1%
25-34 11,164 20.6% 8,334   4,863 6,301 129.6%
35-44 9,710 17.9% 7,783   4,574 5,136 112.3%
45-54 9,417 17.4% 8,626   4,436 4,981 112.3%
55-59 2,961 5.5% 3,017   1,401 1,560 111.3%
60-64 1,843 3.4% 1,967   864 979 113.3%
65 and older 1,239 2.3% 1,417   530 709 133.8%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 0   0 3 0.0%
 
Industry 40,093 33,823 18,507
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 185 0.5% 172   133 52 39.1%
Mining 320 0.8% 266   229 91 39.7%
Utilities 67 0.2% 69   66 1 1.5%
Construction 4,589 11.4% 3,904   2,631 1,958 74.4%
Manufacturing 2,938 7.3% 2,500   1,492 1,446 96.9%
Wholesale Trade 738 1.8% 686   401 337 84.0%
Retail Trade 2,703 6.7% 2,335   1,417 1,286 90.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,013 2.5% 962   559 454 81.2%
Information 510 1.3% 527   335 175 52.2%
Finance and Insurance 763 1.9% 653   491 272 55.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 471 1.2% 399   250 221 88.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,666 4.1% 1,511   1,066 600 56.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 115 0.3% 108   246 -131 -53.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,533 6.3% 2,130   1,143 1,390 121.6%
Educational Services 1,026 2.5% 1,009   475 551 116.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,524 8.7% 3,151   1,872 1,652 88.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 574 1.4% 490   335 239 71.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,296 5.7% 1,777   1,054 1,242 117.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,586 3.9% 1,560   797 789 99.0%
Public Administration 545 1.4% 574   300 245 81.7%
Information Not Available 11,931 29.6% 9,040   3,215 8,716 271.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 80,457 94,659 66,203
Male 46,804 58.2% 51,707   37,413 9,391 25.1%
Female 33,653 41.8% 42,952   28,790 4,863 16.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 80,457 94,659 66,203
Hispanic or Latino 8,118 10.1% 9,423   6,311 1,807 28.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 70,501 87.6% 83,209   58,427 12,074 20.7%
Information Not Available 1,838 2.3% 2,027   1,465 373 25.5%
 
Race 80,457 94,659 66,203
American Indian or Alaskan Native 200 0.2% 230   181 19 10.5%
Asian 2,585 3.2% 2,753   1,880 705 37.5%
Black or African American 7,361 9.1% 8,841   6,079 1,282 21.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 79 0.1% 69   35 44 125.7%
White 63,430 78.8% 74,613   52,376 11,054 21.1%
Information Not Available 6,802 8.5% 8,153   5,652 1,150 20.3%
 
Years of Age 80,457 94,659 66,203
Younger than 22 2,331 1.7% 2,532   1,878 453 24.1%
22-24 4,188 3.0% 4,496   3,421 767 22.4%
25-34 17,362 12.5% 19,307   14,183 3,179 22.4%
35-44 19,797 14.3% 23,117   16,730 3,067 18.3%
45-54 20,672 14.9% 24,745   17,261 3,411 19.8%
55-59 7,700 5.6% 9,233   6,146 1,554 25.3%
60-64 5,203 3.8% 6,685   4,217 986 23.4%
65 and older 3,204 2.3% 4,544   2,367 837 35.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 80,457 94,659 66,203
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 541 0.7% 462   459 82 17.9%
Mining 63 0.1% 84   68 -5 -7.4%
Utilities 73 0.1% 70   68 5 7.4%
Construction 9,926 12.3% 9,754   7,860 2,066 26.3%
Manufacturing 9,636 11.9% 9,636   7,682 1,954 25.4%
Wholesale Trade 4,375 5.4% 4,606   3,643 732 20.1%
Retail Trade 7,506 9.3% 8,115   6,411 1,095 17.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,447 3.0% 7,585   1,751 696 39.7%
Information 2,139 2.6% 2,204   1,639 500 30.5%
Finance and Insurance 3,669 4.5% 3,831   3,344 325 9.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,246 1.5% 1,324   1,120 126 11.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,074 7.5% 6,364   5,202 872 16.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 251 0.3% 254   152 99 65.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,080 10.0% 8,680   6,171 1,909 30.9%
Educational Services 1,511 1.9% 1,909   1,305 206 15.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,511 8.0% 7,732   5,718 793 13.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 951 1.2% 1,002   645 306 47.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,210 5.2% 6,705   3,555 655 18.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,275 4.0% 3,688   2,696 579 21.5%
Public Administration 2,355 2.9% 3,410   1,972 383 19.4%
Information Not Available 5,618 6.9% 7,244   4,742 876 18.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,712 49,904 32,525
Male 24,474 53.5% 25,044   16,161 8,313 51.4%
Female 21,238 46.5% 24,860   16,364 4,874 29.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 45,712 49,904 32,525
Hispanic or Latino 1,879 4.1% 1,793   1,121 758 67.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 42,855 93.8% 47,151   30,773 12,082 39.3%
Information Not Available 978 2.1% 960   631 347 55.0%
 
Race 45,712 49,904 32,525
American Indian or Alaskan Native 112 0.2% 126   90 22 24.4%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 20,307 44.4% 22,311   15,194 5,113 33.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 72 0.2% 78   74 -2 -2.7%
White 22,363 48.9% 24,636   14,936 7,427 49.7%
Information Not Available 2,858 6.3% 2,753   2,231 627 28.1%
 
Years of Age 45,712 49,904 32,525
Younger than 22 1,471 2.2% 1,455   1,005 466 46.4%
22-24 2,713 4.1% 2,855   1,917 796 41.5%
25-34 10,852 16.6% 11,329   7,510 3,342 44.5%
35-44 11,045 16.9% 11,778   8,238 2,807 34.1%
45-54 11,465 17.5% 12,659   8,230 3,235 39.3%
55-59 3,866 5.9% 4,322   2,758 1,108 40.2%
60-64 2,529 3.9% 2,990   1,701 828 48.7%
65 and older 1,771 2.7% 2,516   1,165 606 52.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 45,712 49,904 32,525
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 70 0.2% 86   42 28 66.7%
Mining 32 0.1% 24   18 14 77.8%
Utilities 42 0.1% 43   31 11 35.5%
Construction 6,516 14.2% 6,281   3,650 2,866 78.5%
Manufacturing 582 1.3% 603   827 -245 -29.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,971 4.3% 1,954   1,316 655 49.8%
Retail Trade 1,822 4.0% 1,876   1,306 516 39.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,160 2.5% 3,292   845 315 37.3%
Information 1,044 2.3% 970   696 348 50.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,316 5.1% 2,256   1,886 430 22.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,168 2.6% 1,151   793 375 47.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,621 7.9% 3,604   2,791 830 29.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 141 0.3% 143   10 131 1310.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,932 13.0% 6,111   4,324 1,608 37.2%
Educational Services 1,391 3.0% 1,566   893 498 55.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,325 7.3% 4,097   2,810 515 18.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 438 1.0% 489   383 55 14.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,647 5.8% 3,439   1,848 799 43.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,520 3.3% 1,719   992 528 53.2%
Public Administration 633 1.4% 673   551 82 14.9%
Information Not Available 9,341 20.4% 9,527   6,513 2,828 43.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,801 8,935 5,604
Male 4,424 56.7% 4,790   2,874 1,550 53.9%
Female 3,377 43.3% 4,145   2,730 647 23.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,801 8,935 5,604
Hispanic or Latino 58 0.7% 44   65 -7 -10.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,186 79.3% 7,139   4,707 1,479 31.4%
Information Not Available 1,557 20.0% 1,752   832 725 87.1%
 
Race 7,801 8,935 5,604
American Indian or Alaskan Native 70 0.9% 71   54 16 29.6%
Asian 47 0.6% 49   36 11 30.6%
Black or African American 76 1.0% 91   72 4 5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 6,465 82.9% 7,460   4,825 1,640 34.0%
Information Not Available 1,143 14.7% 1,264   617 526 85.3%
 
Years of Age 7,801 8,935 5,604
Younger than 22 289 2.1% 324   218 71 32.6%
22-24 436 3.2% 485   341 95 27.9%
25-34 1,522 11.1% 1,726   1,157 365 31.5%
35-44 1,778 12.9% 2,089   1,376 402 29.2%
45-54 2,192 15.9% 2,432   1,526 666 43.6%
55-59 857 6.2% 982   524 333 63.5%
60-64 509 3.7% 633   331 178 53.8%
65 and older 218 1.6% 264   131 87 66.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,801 8,935 5,604
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 103 1.3% 180   38 65 171.1%
Mining 4 0.1% 2   0 4 0.0%
Utilities 91 1.2% 102   1 90 9000.0%
Construction 697 8.8% 755   267 430 161.0%
Manufacturing 1,068 13.5% 1,037   341 727 213.2%
Wholesale Trade 245 3.1% 260   109 136 124.8%
Retail Trade 758 9.6% 831   314 444 141.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 154 1.9% 319   50 104 208.0%
Information 102 1.3% 101   43 59 137.2%
Finance and Insurance 154 1.9% 149   55 99 180.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 59 0.7% 70   20 39 195.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 275 3.5% 286   101 174 172.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.1% 15   4 6 150.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 463 5.9% 524   199 264 132.7%
Educational Services 191 2.4% 258   80 111 138.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 647 8.2% 820   296 351 118.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 95 1.2% 113   36 59 163.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 349 4.4% 418   138 211 152.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 176 2.2% 283   66 110 166.7%
Public Administration 111 1.4% 116   35 76 217.1%
Information Not Available 2,049 25.9% 2,296   3,411 -1,362 -39.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 135,121 147,268 99,817
Male 78,368 58.0% 83,068   53,986 24,382 45.2%
Female 56,706 42.0% 64,141   45,821 10,885 23.8%
Information Not Available 47 0.0% 59   10 37 370.0%
 
Ethnicity 135,121 147,268 99,817
Hispanic or Latino 3,528 2.6% 3,895   2,805 723 25.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 100,971 74.7% 109,919   72,073 28,898 40.1%
Information Not Available 30,622 22.7% 33,454   24,939 5,683 22.8%
 
Race 135,121 147,268 99,817
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,027 0.8% 1,052   1,017 10 1.0%
Asian 1,245 0.9% 1,355   800 445 55.6%
Black or African American 20,299 15.0% 22,852   14,889 5,410 36.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 97 0.1% 82   51 46 90.2%
White 77,608 57.4% 83,826   55,123 22,485 40.8%
Information Not Available 34,845 25.8% 38,101   27,937 6,908 24.7%
 
Years of Age 135,121 147,268 99,817
Younger than 22 3,837 1.9% 4,083   2,877 960 33.4%
22-24 7,525 3.6% 7,681   5,783 1,742 30.1%
25-34 31,810 15.4% 33,858   24,069 7,741 32.2%
35-44 36,246 17.6% 40,122   26,256 9,990 38.0%
45-54 34,998 17.0% 38,840   25,754 9,244 35.9%
55-59 11,400 5.5% 12,597   8,279 3,121 37.7%
60-64 6,362 3.1% 6,784   4,470 1,892 42.3%
65 and older 2,873 1.4% 3,209   2,326 547 23.5%
Information Not Available 70 0.0% 94   3 67 2233.3%
 
Industry 135,121 147,268 99,817
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 510 0.4% 547   413 97 23.5%
Mining 112 0.1% 113   111 1 0.9%
Utilities 52 0.0% 56   78 -26 -33.3%
Construction 10,583 7.8% 9,674   9,307 1,276 13.7%
Manufacturing 34,474 25.4% 40,218   19,945 14,529 72.8%
Wholesale Trade 4,110 3.0% 4,383   3,606 504 14.0%
Retail Trade 9,291 6.9% 9,653   11,158 -1,867 -16.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,324 3.2% 4,788   2,802 1,522 54.3%
Information 1,547 1.1% 1,470   1,092 455 41.7%
Finance and Insurance 4,260 3.1% 4,326   3,388 872 25.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,587 1.2% 1,647   1,472 115 7.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,783 5.7% 8,217   5,580 2,203 39.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 796 0.6% 787   769 27 3.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 14,593 10.8% 14,985   11,127 3,466 31.1%
Educational Services 3,287 2.4% 4,206   3,515 -228 -6.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,365 6.2% 10,770   7,879 486 6.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,513 1.1% 1,924   1,107 406 36.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,921 3.6% 6,390   4,298 623 14.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,771 2.0% 2,986   2,329 442 19.0%
Public Administration 978 0.7% 1,026   994 -16 -1.6%
Information Not Available 19,264 14.2% 19,102   8,847 10,417 117.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 38,942 41,319 32,658
Male 22,265 57.2% 22,560   18,772 3,493 18.6%
Female 16,668 42.8% 18,755   13,886 2,782 20.0%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 4   0 9 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 38,942 41,319 32,658
Hispanic or Latino 1,050 2.7% 1,177   997 53 5.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,718 86.6% 35,681   29,088 4,630 15.9%
Information Not Available 4,174 10.7% 4,461   2,573 1,601 62.2%
 
Race 38,942 41,319 32,658
American Indian or Alaskan Native 539 1.4% 602   456 83 18.2%
Asian 1,057 2.7% 1,089   778 279 35.9%
Black or African American 3,215 8.3% 3,506   2,949 266 9.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 68 0.2% 82   169 -101 -59.8%
White 31,336 80.5% 33,155   26,599 4,737 17.8%
Information Not Available 2,727 7.0% 2,885   1,707 1,020 59.8%
 
Years of Age 38,942 41,319 32,658
Younger than 22 812 1.2% 801   1,023 -211 -20.6%
22-24 2,132 3.1% 2,172   1,916 216 11.3%
25-34 9,713 14.3% 10,055   7,832 1,881 24.0%
35-44 9,094 13.4% 9,527   8,027 1,067 13.3%
45-54 10,212 15.0% 10,838   8,374 1,838 21.9%
55-59 3,689 5.4% 4,052   2,959 730 24.7%
60-64 2,177 3.2% 2,511   1,669 508 30.4%
65 and older 1,076 1.6% 1,316   491 585 119.1%
Information Not Available 37 0.1% 47   367 -330 -89.9%
 
Industry 38,942 41,319 32,658
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 187 0.5% 239   219 -32 -14.6%
Mining 46 0.1% 34   30 16 53.3%
Utilities 69 0.2% 116   123 -54 -43.9%
Construction 5,686 14.5% 5,111   5,221 465 8.9%
Manufacturing 5,658 14.5% 5,946   4,854 804 16.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,393 6.1% 2,452   1,867 526 28.2%
Retail Trade 3,660 9.4% 3,863   3,157 503 15.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,295 3.3% 1,415   926 369 39.8%
Information 972 2.5% 989   816 156 19.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,710 4.4% 1,618   1,763 -53 -3.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 744 1.9% 750   587 157 26.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,412 6.2% 2,541   1,799 613 34.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 731 1.9% 776   626 105 16.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,128 8.0% 3,233   2,799 329 11.8%
Educational Services 1,298 3.3% 1,599   1,235 63 5.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,912 7.4% 3,194   2,812 100 3.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 544 1.4% 566   451 93 20.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,725 4.4% 2,453   1,592 133 8.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,205 3.1% 1,848   1,027 178 17.3%
Public Administration 693 1.8% 684   550 143 26.0%
Information Not Available 1,874 4.8% 1,892   204 1,670 818.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 51,863 56,464 37,976
Male 27,737 53.5% 28,702   18,976 8,761 46.2%
Female 24,112 46.5% 27,755   18,997 5,115 26.9%
Information Not Available 14 0.0% 7   3 11 366.7%
 
Ethnicity 51,863 56,464 37,976
Hispanic or Latino 507 1.0% 465   408 99 24.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,342 33.4% 15,668   13,006 4,336 33.3%
Information Not Available 34,014 65.6% 40,331   24,562 9,452 38.5%
 
Race 51,863 56,464 37,976
American Indian or Alaskan Native 313 0.6% 312   295 18 6.1%
Asian 380 0.7% 367   265 115 43.4%
Black or African American 8,200 15.8% 9,343   9,900 -1,700 -17.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 416 0.8% 419   358 58 16.2%
White 29,133 56.2% 30,468   25,750 3,383 13.1%
Information Not Available 13,421 25.9% 15,555   1,408 12,013 853.2%
 
Years of Age 51,863 56,464 37,976
Younger than 22 1,577 2.0% 1,374   1,160 417 35.9%
22-24 2,842 3.6% 2,638   2,264 578 25.5%
25-34 12,282 15.7% 12,290   8,996 3,286 36.5%
35-44 13,099 16.7% 14,475   9,585 3,514 36.7%
45-54 13,562 17.3% 15,408   9,850 3,712 37.7%
55-59 4,373 5.6% 4,870   3,152 1,221 38.7%
60-64 2,552 3.3% 3,049   1,900 652 34.3%
65 and older 1,548 2.0% 2,309   1,045 503 48.1%
Information Not Available 28 0.0% 51   24 4 16.7%
 
Industry 51,863 56,464 37,976
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 163 0.3% 209   148 15 10.1%
Mining 140 0.3% 128   82 58 70.7%
Utilities 81 0.2% 96   58 23 39.7%
Construction 6,635 12.8% 5,578   4,220 2,415 57.2%
Manufacturing 9,683 18.6% 11,379   6,669 3,014 45.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,358 4.5% 2,173   1,720 638 37.1%
Retail Trade 5,153 9.9% 5,069   3,842 1,311 34.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,851 3.6% 4,178   1,440 411 28.5%
Information 1,135 2.2% 1,209   866 269 31.1%
Finance and Insurance 2,469 4.7% 2,285   1,777 692 38.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 893 1.7% 987   707 186 26.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,328 4.5% 2,287   1,657 671 40.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 280 0.5% 263   111 169 152.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,309 10.2% 5,088   3,814 1,495 39.2%
Educational Services 1,265 2.4% 1,475   1,040 225 21.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,447 8.5% 4,765   3,599 848 23.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 725 1.4% 840   506 219 43.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,137 6.0% 4,370   2,510 627 25.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,526 2.9% 1,710   1,285 241 18.8%
Public Administration 517 1.0% 483   412 105 25.5%
Information Not Available 1,768 3.4% 1,892   1,513 255 16.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Sep 2008 Percent Aug 2008     Sep 2007 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,719 26,990 18,248
Male 12,060 48.8% 12,365   8,368 3,692 44.1%
Female 12,659 51.2% 14,625  </