Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

April 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
April 2009
Apr 2009 Mar 2009 Monthly Change Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 6,298,716 6,412,654 -113,938 3,056,108 3,242,608 106.1
Alaska 16,095 16,998 -903 13,026 3,069 23.6
Alabama 74,778 72,903 1,875 30,032 44,746 149.0
Arkansas 60,743 58,424 2,319 30,477 30,266 99.3
Arizona 105,930 97,142 8,788 37,093 68,837 185.6
California 847,431 851,875 -4,444 486,416 361,015 74.2
Colorado 69,535 70,333 -798 25,674 43,861 170.8
Connecticut 85,459 91,688 -6,229 41,883 43,576 104.0
District of Columbia 11,490 13,753 -2,263 8,067 3,423 42.4
Delaware 17,745 19,167 -1,422 10,509 7,236 68.9
Florida 299,673 294,013 5,660 145,680 153,993 105.7
Georgia 151,211 154,029 -2,818 67,112 84,099 125.3
Hawaii 20,489 20,434 55 10,111 10,378 102.6
Iowa 59,611 67,915 -8,304 29,349 30,262 103.1
Idaho 41,301 46,334 -5,033 18,384 22,917 124.7
Illinois 327,857 329,093 -1,236 163,541 164,316 100.5
Indiana 148,350 161,537 -13,187 67,561 80,789 119.6
Kansas 49,503 45,272 4,231 19,016 30,487 160.3
Kentucky 78,303 88,208 -9,905 38,745 39,558 102.1
Louisiana 51,762 46,203 5,559 18,835 32,927 174.8
Massachusetts 166,216 181,744 -15,528 90,958 75,258 82.7
Maryland 87,532 91,690 -4,158 44,104 43,428 98.5
Maine 23,434 26,143 -2,709 14,199 9,235 65.0
Michigan 291,706 331,512 -39,806 181,345 110,361 60.9
Minnesota 121,409 130,706 -9,297 66,473 54,936 82.6
Missouri 109,400 114,257 -4,857 50,667 58,733 115.9
Mississippi 56,899 61,474 -4,575 18,899 38,000 201.1
Montana 15,008 16,317 -1,309 5,828 9,180 157.5
North Carolina 216,680 211,356 5,324 86,863 129,817 149.5
North Dakota 7,517 10,528 -3,011 3,356 4,161 124.0
Nebraska 24,669 26,330 -1,661 9,431 15,238 161.6
New Hampshire 24,591 25,270 -679 9,891 14,700 148.6
New Jersey 225,426 230,268 -4,842 121,053 104,373 86.2
New Mexico 28,349 27,115 1,234 11,964 16,385 137.0
Nevada 75,991 71,854 4,137 34,765 41,226 118.6
New York 403,323 398,202 5,121 191,264 212,059 110.9
Ohio 255,521 258,151 -2,630 123,914 131,607 106.2
Oklahoma 47,973 44,663 3,310 14,213 33,760 237.5
Oregon 126,688 130,374 -3,686 55,583 71,105 127.9
Pennsylvania 364,217 387,557 -23,340 183,075 181,142 98.9
Puerto Rico 50,979 49,894 1,085 35,065 15,914 45.4
Rhode Island 28,407 34,033 -5,626 15,642 12,765 81.6
South Carolina 106,516 103,443 3,073 45,828 60,688 132.4
South Dakota 7,079 7,742 -663 2,107 4,972 236.0
Tennessee 113,108 116,148 -3,040 43,390 69,718 160.7
Texas 267,124 239,150 27,974 102,990 164,134 159.4
Utah 43,632 41,584 2,048 13,201 30,431 230.5
Virginia 102,957 103,462 -505 42,766 60,191 140.7
Virgin Islands 652 609 43 443 209 47.2
Vermont 15,516 16,537 -1,021 8,203 7,313 89.2
Washington 150,818 151,145 -327 59,961 90,857 151.5
Wisconsin 181,533 188,387 -6,854 90,004 91,529 101.7
West Virginia 29,422 30,146 -724 14,058 15,364 109.3
Wyoming 11,158 9,542 1,616 3,094 8,064 260.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,298,716   6,412,654   3,056,108 3,242,608 106.1
Male 3,887,714 61.7% 4,153,957   1,868,034 2,019,680 108.1%
Female 2,403,761 38.2% 2,252,099   1,185,664 1,218,097 102.7%
Information Not Available 7,241 0.1% 6,598   2,410 4,831 200.5%
 
Ethnicity 6,298,716   6,412,654   3,056,108    
Hispanic or Latino 915,660 14.5% 929,845   489,431 426,229 87.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,512,475 83.8% 4,608,551   2,206,181 2,306,294 104.5%
Information Not Available 870,581 12.1% 874,257   360,890 509,691 141.2%
 
Race 6,298,716   6,412,654   3,056,108
American Indian or Alaskan Native 65,742 1.0% 66,148   30,989 34,753 112.1%
Asian 182,797 2.9% 177,741   73,039 109,758 150.3%
Black or African American 926,726 14.7% 904,760   493,013 433,713 88.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20,965 0.3% 20,923   12,218 8,747 71.6%
White 3,762,655 59.7% 3,906,191   1,763,774 1,998,881 113.3%
Information Not Available 1,339,832 21.3% 1,336,890   683,074 656,758 96.1%
 
Years of Age 6,298,716   6,412,654   3,056,108
Younger than 22 229,269 3.6% 230,565   120,230 109,039 90.7%
22-24 370,604 5.9% 371,547   171,573 199,031 116.0%
25-34 1,494,246 23.7% 1,518,738   714,929 779,317 109.0%
35-44 1,503,460 23.9% 1,531,729   758,093 745,367 98.3%
45-54 1,555,512 24.7% 1,597,926   759,696 795,816 104.8%
55-59 551,168 8.8% 562,185   255,384 295,784 115.8%
60-64 355,303 5.6% 354,633   157,017 198,286 126.3%
65 and older 204,511 3.2% 213,106   95,179 109,332 114.9%
Information Not Available 34,643 0.6% 32,225   24,007 10,636 44.3%
 
Industry 6,298,716   6,412,654   3,056,108
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 111,414 1.8% 128,517   89,771 21,643 24.1%
Mining 60,253 1.0% 53,087   13,550 46,703 344.7%
Utilities 9,168 0.1% 8,632   5,801 3,367 58.0%
Construction 933,150 14.8% 1,043,284   539,900 393,250 72.8%
Manufacturing 1,224,168 19.4% 1,208,044   453,892 770,276 169.7%
Wholesale Trade 288,824 4.6% 278,191   112,223 176,601 157.4%
Retail Trade 513,867 8.2% 519,083   254,209 259,658 102.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 250,752 4.0% 223,924   106,548 144,204 135.3%
Information 140,302 2.2% 134,271   73,572 66,730 90.7%
Finance and Insurance 181,440 2.9% 175,038   107,120 74,320 69.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 90,385 1.4% 91,183   53,711 36,674 68.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 307,974 4.9% 291,957   120,109 187,865 156.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25,061 0.4% 23,035   10,928 14,133 129.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 660,366 10.5% 690,407   332,466 327,900 98.6%
Educational Services 77,835 1.2% 76,275   43,365 34,470 79.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 273,222 4.3% 268,743   165,196 108,026 65.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 78,811 1.3% 102,194   45,995 32,816 71.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 288,770 4.6% 300,608   139,893 148,877 106.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 140,004 2.2% 140,022   74,321 65,683 88.4%
Public Administration 80,206 1.3% 85,527   43,039 37,167 86.4%
Information Not Available 562,744 8.9% 570,632   270,499 292,245 108.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,095 16,998 13,026 3,069 23.6
Male 10,523 65.4% 11,232   8,142 2,381 29.2%
Female 5,572 34.6% 5,766   4,884 688 14.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,095   16,998   13,026    
Hispanic or Latino 685 4.3% 632   454 231 50.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,276 94.9% 16,215   12,454 2,822 22.7%
Information Not Available 134 0.8% 151   118 16 13.6%
 
Race 16,095 16,998 13,026
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,733 29.4% 4,616   4,018 715 17.8%
Asian 931 5.8% 676   626 305 48.7%
Black or African American 626 3.9% 546   492 134 27.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 191 1.2% 159   123 68 55.3%
White 9,041 56.2% 10,455   7,325 1,716 23.4%
Information Not Available 573 3.6% 546   442 131 29.6%
 
Years of Age 16,095 16,998 13,026
Younger than 22 705 2.9% 724   542 163 30.1%
22-24 1,345 5.5% 1,265   997 348 34.9%
25-34 4,346 17.8% 4,336   3,417 929 27.2%
35-44 3,444 14.1% 3,717   2,860 584 20.4%
45-54 3,877 15.8% 4,292   3,288 589 17.9%
55-59 1,305 5.3% 1,458   1,012 293 29.0%
60-64 675 2.8% 817   604 71 11.8%
65 and older 398 1.6% 389   306 92 30.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 16,095 16,998 13,026
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 86 0.5% 127   94 -8 -8.5%
Mining 841 5.2% 802   418 423 101.2%
Utilities 106 0.7% 119   77 29 37.7%
Construction 3,393 21.0% 4,160   2,857 536 18.8%
Manufacturing 1,228 7.6% 1,082   1,000 228 22.8%
Wholesale Trade 270 1.7% 225   169 101 59.8%
Retail Trade 1,514 9.4% 1,589   1,181 333 28.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 921 5.7% 995   596 325 54.5%
Information 198 1.2% 191   130 68 52.3%
Finance and Insurance 264 1.6% 221   224 40 17.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 361 2.2% 386   310 51 16.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 481 3.0% 484   415 66 15.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 16 0.1% 9   37 -21 -56.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 937 5.8% 975   746 191 25.6%
Educational Services 402 2.5% 427   358 44 12.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,085 6.7% 1,034   935 150 16.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 223 1.4% 238   166 57 34.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,445 8.9% 1,473   1,199 246 20.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 453 2.8% 519   370 83 22.4%
Public Administration 1,443 8.9% 1,572   1,417 26 1.8%
Information Not Available 428 2.6% 370   327 101 30.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 74,778 72,903 30,032
Male 45,220 60.5% 44,389   15,842 29,378 185.4%
Female 29,455 39.4% 28,392   14,136 15,319 108.4%
Information Not Available 103 0.1% 122   54 49 90.7%
 
Ethnicity 74,778 72,903 30,032
Hispanic or Latino 1,419 1.9% 1,529   702 717 102.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 60,588 81.0% 58,745   24,067 36,521 151.7%
Information Not Available 12,771 17.1% 12,629   5,263 7,508 142.7%
 
Race 74,778 72,903 30,032
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,314 3.1% 2,137   868 1,446 166.6%
Asian 1,097 1.5% 1,007   473 624 131.9%
Black or African American 27,172 36.3% 26,629   13,071 14,101 107.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 138 0.2% 113   49 89 181.6%
White 40,544 54.2% 39,220   13,974 26,570 190.1%
Information Not Available 3,513 4.7% 3,797   1,597 1,916 120.0%
 
Years of Age 74,778 72,903 30,032
Younger than 22 3,367 3.0% 3,307   1,232 2,135 173.3%
22-24 5,378 4.8% 5,161   2,133 3,245 152.1%
25-34 19,226 17.2% 18,791   7,735 11,491 148.6%
35-44 18,133 16.2% 17,725   7,192 10,941 152.1%
45-54 17,168 15.3% 16,827   7,024 10,144 144.4%
55-59 5,740 5.1% 5,622   2,342 3,398 145.1%
60-64 3,472 3.1% 3,248   1,466 2,006 136.8%
65 and older 2,238 2.0% 2,176   892 1,346 150.9%
Information Not Available 56 0.1% 46   16 40 250.0%
 
Industry 74,778 72,903 30,032
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 905 1.2% 794   259 646 249.4%
Mining 513 0.7% 486   88 425 483.0%
Utilities 80 0.1% 78   49 31 63.3%
Construction 9,016 11.9% 8,858   3,233 5,783 178.9%
Manufacturing 21,965 29.0% 21,590   8,287 13,678 165.1%
Wholesale Trade 3,396 4.5% 3,377   1,073 2,323 216.5%
Retail Trade 7,448 9.8% 7,254   3,115 4,333 139.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,715 3.6% 2,635   928 1,787 192.6%
Information 943 1.2% 901   442 501 113.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,832 2.4% 1,726   964 868 90.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 958 1.3% 935   376 582 154.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,643 3.5% 2,568   1,126 1,517 134.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 89 0.1% 73   40 49 122.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,322 11.0% 8,004   3,278 5,044 153.9%
Educational Services 826 1.1% 950   383 443 115.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,828 5.1% 3,647   2,108 1,720 81.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 363 0.5% 383   151 212 140.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,840 5.1% 3,813   1,674 2,166 129.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,431 1.9% 1,432   654 777 118.8%
Public Administration 746 1.0% 766   348 398 114.4%
Information Not Available 2,919 3.9% 2,633   1,456 1,463 100.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 60,743 58,424 30,477
Male 37,933 62.4% 36,385   17,632 20,301 115.1%
Female 22,809 37.6% 22,038   12,844 9,965 77.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 60,743 58,424 30,477
Hispanic or Latino 2,033 3.3% 2,158   996 1,037 104.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 58,709 96.7% 56,266   29,480 29,229 99.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 60,743 58,424 30,477
American Indian or Alaskan Native 808 1.3% 653   337 471 139.8%
Asian 588 1.0% 536   224 364 162.5%
Black or African American 15,059 24.8% 14,405   8,837 6,222 70.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 583 1.0% 526   176 407 231.3%
White 41,669 68.6% 40,144   19,903 21,766 109.4%
Information Not Available 2,036 3.4% 2,160   1,000 1,036 103.6%
 
Years of Age 60,743 58,424 30,477
Younger than 22 1,980 2.0% 1,669   792 1,188 150.0%
22-24 4,297 4.3% 3,922   2,051 2,246 109.5%
25-34 16,531 16.6% 16,037   8,125 8,406 103.5%
35-44 15,215 15.3% 14,681   7,621 7,594 99.6%
45-54 13,839 13.9% 13,193   7,316 6,523 89.2%
55-59 4,463 4.5% 4,369   2,292 2,171 94.7%
60-64 2,879 2.9% 2,897   1,344 1,535 114.2%
65 and older 1,535 1.5% 1,653   931 604 64.9%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 3   5 -1 -20.0%
 
Industry 60,743 58,424 30,477
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,065 1.7% 1,222   744 321 43.1%
Mining 540 0.9% 398   144 396 275.0%
Utilities 139 0.2% 143   48 91 189.6%
Construction 6,711 10.9% 6,517   3,963 2,748 69.3%
Manufacturing 17,093 27.7% 16,345   7,343 9,750 132.8%
Wholesale Trade 2,451 4.0% 2,338   1,151 1,300 112.9%
Retail Trade 7,053 11.4% 6,979   3,647 3,406 93.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,681 4.3% 2,583   1,178 1,503 127.6%
Information 658 1.1% 451   278 380 136.7%
Finance and Insurance 749 1.2% 680   508 241 47.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 444 0.7% 462   423 21 5.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,161 1.9% 1,047   578 583 100.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 155 0.3% 175   80 75 93.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,593 10.7% 6,113   3,010 3,583 119.0%
Educational Services 1,953 3.2% 1,631   974 979 100.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,292 6.9% 4,172   2,603 1,689 64.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 476 0.8% 574   251 225 89.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,035 6.5% 4,156   2,260 1,775 78.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,038 1.7% 1,084   658 380 57.8%
Public Administration 1,407 2.3% 1,307   621 786 126.6%
Information Not Available 49 0.1% 47   15 34 226.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 105,930 97,142 37,093
Male 69,062 65.2% 63,334   22,039 47,023 213.4%
Female 36,842 34.8% 33,788   15,054 21,788 144.7%
Information Not Available 26 0.0% 20   0 26 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 105,930 97,142 37,093
Hispanic or Latino 35,504 33.5% 28,664   14,000 21,504 153.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 47,099 44.5% 46,774   23,092 24,007 104.0%
Information Not Available 23,327 22.0% 21,704   1 23,326 2332600.0%
 
Race 105,930 97,142 37,093
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,530 5.2% 5,311   2,130 3,400 159.6%
Asian 2,623 2.5% 2,269   13 2,610 20076.9%
Black or African American 5,441 5.1% 5,251   2,172 3,269 150.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 575 0.5% 518   0 575 0.0%
White 57,330 54.1% 55,251   16,980 40,350 237.6%
Information Not Available 34,431 32.5% 28,542   15,798 18,633 117.9%
 
Years of Age 105,930 97,142 37,093
Younger than 22 4,291 2.7% 3,891   1,182 3,109 263.0%
22-24 6,403 4.1% 5,925   1,889 4,514 239.0%
25-34 23,925 15.2% 22,303   7,894 16,031 203.1%
35-44 25,362 16.1% 23,139   9,339 16,023 171.6%
45-54 26,817 17.1% 24,352   9,822 16,995 173.0%
55-59 9,618 6.1% 8,876   3,537 6,081 171.9%
60-64 6,020 3.8% 5,515   2,184 3,836 175.6%
65 and older 3,494 2.2% 3,141   1,246 2,248 180.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 105,930 97,142 37,093
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6,906 6.1% 1,987   4,773 2,133 44.7%
Mining 1,498 1.3% 1,036   78 1,420 1820.5%
Utilities 173 0.2% 169   54 119 220.4%
Construction 19,980 17.7% 19,755   5,433 14,547 267.8%
Manufacturing 9,596 8.5% 9,338   2,685 6,911 257.4%
Wholesale Trade 5,321 4.7% 4,847   1,631 3,690 226.2%
Retail Trade 9,263 8.2% 9,080   2,928 6,335 216.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,604 2.3% 2,374   896 1,708 190.6%
Information 1,203 1.1% 1,184   388 815 210.1%
Finance and Insurance 2,741 2.4% 2,690   1,639 1,102 67.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,184 1.9% 2,083   768 1,416 184.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,790 5.1% 5,471   1,606 4,184 260.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 343 0.3% 321   95 248 261.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,886 10.5% 11,106   3,379 8,507 251.8%
Educational Services 1,279 1.1% 1,235   595 684 115.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,544 4.0% 4,205   1,943 2,601 133.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 876 0.8% 905   284 592 208.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,653 3.2% 3,696   1,130 2,523 223.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,091 1.9% 2,110   696 1,395 200.4%
Public Administration 2,677 2.4% 2,618   617 2,060 333.9%
Information Not Available 11,322 10.0% 10,932   5,475 5,847 106.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 847,431 851,875 486,416
Male 514,860 60.8% 523,260   287,010 227,850 79.4%
Female 332,010 39.2% 327,363   199,308 132,702 66.6%
Information Not Available 561 0.1% 1,252   98 463 472.4%
 
Ethnicity 847,431 851,875 486,416
Hispanic or Latino 306,838 36.2% 315,613   191,113 115,725 60.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 425,400 50.2% 433,690   241,940 183,460 75.8%
Information Not Available 115,193 13.6% 102,572   53,363 61,830 115.9%
 
Race 847,431 851,875 486,416
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,895 0.7% 7,127   2,927 2,968 101.4%
Asian 82,441 9.7% 83,213   35,901 46,540 129.6%
Black or African American 52,777 6.2% 51,816   34,535 18,242 52.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 284,286 33.5% 291,535   168,577 115,709 68.6%
Information Not Available 422,032 49.8% 418,184   244,476 177,556 72.6%
 
Years of Age 847,431 851,875 486,416
Younger than 22 25,546 2.4% 24,656   15,121 10,425 68.9%
22-24 52,403 4.8% 49,408   26,633 25,770 96.8%
25-34 199,599 18.4% 202,832   112,190 87,409 77.9%
35-44 205,027 18.9% 201,965   119,214 85,813 72.0%
45-54 216,256 19.9% 217,856   123,018 93,238 75.8%
55-59 73,177 6.7% 75,027   43,608 29,569 67.8%
60-64 46,882 4.3% 48,059   27,804 19,078 68.6%
65 and older 27,418 2.5% 30,916   18,438 8,980 48.7%
Information Not Available 1,123 0.1% 1,156   390 733 187.9%
 
Industry 847,431 851,875 486,416
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 70,931 7.7% 85,910   63,607 7,324 11.5%
Mining 3,088 0.3% 2,600   390 2,698 691.8%
Utilities 1,965 0.2% 1,348   1,658 307 18.5%
Construction 128,013 13.9% 129,346   84,482 43,531 51.5%
Manufacturing 137,277 14.9% 132,333   62,339 74,938 120.2%
Wholesale Trade 30,412 3.3% 28,797   3,512 26,900 765.9%
Retail Trade 78,698 8.6% 78,494   41,071 37,627 91.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 30,319 3.3% 29,857   13,170 17,149 130.2%
Information 46,414 5.1% 45,844   31,803 14,611 45.9%
Finance and Insurance 26,389 2.9% 25,619   16,585 9,804 59.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 11,604 1.3% 11,076   13,073 -1,469 -11.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 26,482 2.9% 24,463   7,805 18,677 239.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 106,865 11.6% 104,883   65,168 41,697 64.0%
Educational Services 15,159 1.7% 15,602   10,341 4,818 46.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 33,594 3.7% 33,709   21,072 12,522 59.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 11,042 1.2% 10,787   7,122 3,920 55.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 31,629 3.4% 32,457   15,609 16,020 102.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 24,611 2.7% 24,848   12,487 12,124 97.1%
Public Administration 7,860 0.9% 9,535   4,488 3,372 75.1%
Information Not Available 25,079 2.7% 24,367   10,634 14,445 135.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 69,535 70,333 25,674
Male 45,335 65.2% 46,223   15,082 30,253 200.6%
Female 24,200 34.8% 24,110   10,592 13,608 128.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 69,535 70,333 25,674
Hispanic or Latino 12,965 18.6% 13,476   4,883 8,082 165.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 46,335 66.6% 46,268   16,663 29,672 178.1%
Information Not Available 10,235 14.7% 10,589   4,128 6,107 147.9%
 
Race 69,535 70,333 25,674
American Indian or Alaskan Native 980 1.4% 1,008   435 545 125.3%
Asian 1,524 2.2% 1,455   565 959 169.7%
Black or African American 3,641 5.2% 3,715   1,645 1,996 121.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 226 0.3% 225   86 140 162.8%
White 49,234 70.8% 49,366   17,212 32,022 186.0%
Information Not Available 13,930 20.0% 14,564   5,731 8,199 143.1%
 
Years of Age 69,535 70,333 25,674
Younger than 22 1,495 1.3% 1,528   438 1,057 241.3%
22-24 3,223 2.8% 3,208   854 2,369 277.4%
25-34 16,197 14.1% 15,991   5,166 11,031 213.5%
35-44 16,934 14.8% 17,230   6,415 10,519 164.0%
45-54 18,946 16.5% 19,371   7,667 11,279 147.1%
55-59 7,027 6.1% 7,191   2,831 4,196 148.2%
60-64 4,055 3.5% 4,189   1,627 2,428 149.2%
65 and older 1,652 1.4% 1,621   673 979 145.5%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 4   3 3 100.0%
 
Industry 69,535 70,333 25,674
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 227 0.3% 281   119 108 90.8%
Mining 2,306 3.3% 1,986   212 2,094 987.7%
Utilities 41 0.1% 46   35 6 17.1%
Construction 14,743 21.1% 15,714   5,039 9,704 192.6%
Manufacturing 7,726 11.1% 7,593   2,678 5,048 188.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,769 5.4% 3,677   1,078 2,691 249.6%
Retail Trade 5,705 8.2% 5,861   2,176 3,529 162.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,403 3.4% 2,294   769 1,634 212.5%
Information 2,176 3.1% 2,104   909 1,267 139.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,490 3.6% 2,653   1,586 904 57.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,606 2.3% 1,622   578 1,028 177.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,214 8.9% 6,036   1,951 4,263 218.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 543 0.8% 568   316 227 71.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,003 11.5% 8,435   3,158 4,845 153.4%
Educational Services 881 1.3% 909   464 417 89.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,574 3.7% 2,616   1,340 1,234 92.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,039 1.5% 840   377 662 175.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,037 4.4% 2,801   1,249 1,788 143.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,630 2.3% 1,601   577 1,053 182.5%
Public Administration 869 1.2% 1,015   460 409 88.9%
Information Not Available 1,553 2.2% 1,681   603 950 157.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 85,459 91,688 41,883
Male 51,668 60.5% 59,823   25,810 25,858 100.2%
Female 33,791 39.5% 31,865   16,073 17,718 110.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 85,459 91,688 41,883
Hispanic or Latino 11,333 13.3% 13,734   6,184 5,149 83.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 74,126 86.7% 77,954   35,699 38,427 107.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 85,459 91,688 41,883
American Indian or Alaskan Native 259 0.3% 292   152 107 70.4%
Asian 1,568 1.8% 1,636   550 1,018 185.1%
Black or African American 9,375 11.0% 9,861   5,962 3,413 57.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 48,229 56.4% 53,696   24,545 23,684 96.5%
Information Not Available 26,028 30.5% 26,203   10,674 15,354 143.8%
 
Years of Age 85,459 91,688 41,883
Younger than 22 2,383 1.9% 2,526   1,275 1,108 86.9%
22-24 4,706 3.7% 5,317   2,623 2,083 79.4%
25-34 17,744 13.9% 20,024   9,406 8,338 88.6%
35-44 19,124 15.0% 20,637   9,836 9,288 94.4%
45-54 22,003 17.3% 23,188   10,356 11,647 112.5%
55-59 8,312 6.5% 8,747   3,641 4,671 128.3%
60-64 6,302 4.9% 6,475   2,695 3,607 133.8%
65 and older 4,885 3.8% 4,774   2,051 2,834 138.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 85,459 91,688 41,883
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 411 0.5% 953   283 128 45.2%
Mining 61 0.1% 127   48 13 27.1%
Utilities 79 0.1% 106   47 32 68.1%
Construction 12,376 14.4% 16,414   7,402 4,974 67.2%
Manufacturing 16,769 19.5% 15,432   5,237 11,532 220.2%
Wholesale Trade 4,429 5.2% 4,493   1,883 2,546 135.2%
Retail Trade 9,036 10.5% 9,797   5,105 3,931 77.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,242 6.1% 2,744   1,370 3,872 282.6%
Information 2,023 2.4% 2,103   898 1,125 125.3%
Finance and Insurance 3,771 4.4% 3,987   1,982 1,789 90.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,430 1.7% 1,567   814 616 75.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,106 4.8% 4,135   1,699 2,407 141.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 482 0.6% 402   179 303 169.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,712 10.1% 11,341   5,149 3,563 69.2%
Educational Services 1,363 1.6% 1,454   752 611 81.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,754 5.5% 4,786   3,236 1,518 46.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,841 2.1% 2,656   1,031 810 78.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,679 5.4% 4,937   2,319 2,360 101.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,954 2.3% 2,094   1,286 668 51.9%
Public Administration 747 0.9% 835   491 256 52.1%
Information Not Available 1,194 1.4% 1,325   672 522 77.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,490 13,753 8,067
Male 5,657 49.2% 6,790   4,126 1,531 37.1%
Female 5,832 50.8% 6,962   3,941 1,891 48.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,490 13,753 8,067
Hispanic or Latino 1,359 11.8% 1,728   882 477 54.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,789 85.2% 11,604   6,945 2,844 41.0%
Information Not Available 342 3.0% 421   240 102 42.5%
 
Race 11,490 13,753 8,067
American Indian or Alaskan Native 87 0.8% 110   75 12 16.0%
Asian 369 3.2% 466   185 184 99.5%
Black or African American 7,848 68.3% 9,329   6,162 1,686 27.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 71 0.6% 77   88 -17 -19.3%
White 3,111 27.1% 3,768   1,549 1,562 100.8%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 3   8 -4 -50.0%
 
Years of Age 11,490 13,753 8,067
Younger than 22 290 2.1% 324   180 110 61.1%
22-24 642 4.6% 722   420 222 52.9%
25-34 3,160 22.6% 3,583   1,836 1,324 72.1%
35-44 2,807 20.0% 3,376   2,136 671 31.4%
45-54 2,753 19.7% 3,404   2,245 508 22.6%
55-59 943 6.7% 1,235   648 295 45.5%
60-64 599 4.3% 755   406 193 47.5%
65 and older 296 2.1% 354   196 100 51.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,490 13,753 8,067
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Construction 10 0.1% 23   14 -4 -28.6%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 4   0 2 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Retail Trade 5 0.0% 8   5 0 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 3 0.0% 3   2 1 50.0%
Finance and Insurance 2 0.0% 2   1 1 100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 23 0.2% 21   7 16 228.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 39 0.3% 34   15 24 160.0%
Educational Services 2 0.0% 3   3 -1 -33.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6 0.1% 12   3 3 100.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 5 0.0% 15   3 2 66.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4 0.0% 9   5 -1 -20.0%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 11,386 99.1% 13,615   8,007 3,379 42.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,745 19,167 10,509
Male 10,283 57.9% 11,343   5,429 4,854 89.4%
Female 7,462 42.1% 7,824   5,080 2,382 46.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,745 19,167 10,509
Hispanic or Latino 736 4.1% 789   394 342 86.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,009 95.9% 18,379   10,509 6,500 61.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 17,745 19,167 10,509
American Indian or Alaskan Native 59 0.3% 69   25 34 136.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 5,691 32.1% 5,940   4,063 1,628 40.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 97 0.5% 92   50 47 94.0%
White 10,504 59.2% 11,586   5,730 4,774 83.3%
Information Not Available 1,395 7.9% 1,480   641 754 117.6%
 
Years of Age 17,745 19,167 10,509
Younger than 22 728 2.7% 816   214 514 240.2%
22-24 1,290 4.8% 1,402   658 632 96.0%
25-34 4,240 15.6% 4,556   2,682 1,558 58.1%
35-44 3,972 14.6% 4,275   2,471 1,501 60.7%
45-54 4,148 15.3% 4,488   2,560 1,588 62.0%
55-59 1,428 5.3% 1,528   864 564 65.3%
60-64 1,106 4.1% 1,171   590 516 87.5%
65 and older 733 2.7% 825   407 326 80.1%
Information Not Available 100 0.4% 106   63 37 58.7%
 
Industry 17,745 19,167 10,509
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 26 0.1% 29   19 7 36.8%
Mining 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 10 0.1% 9   12 -2 -16.7%
Construction 2,575 14.5% 2,968   1,401 1,174 83.8%
Manufacturing 1,510 8.5% 1,604   722 788 109.1%
Wholesale Trade 776 4.4% 808   343 433 126.2%
Retail Trade 2,945 16.6% 3,179   1,924 1,021 53.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 613 3.4% 657   363 250 68.9%
Information 322 1.8% 328   152 170 111.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,103 6.2% 1,104   615 488 79.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 454 2.6% 523   284 170 59.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,140 6.4% 1,178   579 561 96.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 53 0.3% 54   37 16 43.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,733 15.4% 2,873   1,744 989 56.7%
Educational Services 146 0.8% 161   108 38 35.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 976 5.5% 1,027   698 278 39.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 256 1.4% 307   172 84 48.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,420 8.0% 1,635   940 480 51.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 524 2.9% 529   293 231 78.8%
Public Administration 104 0.6% 117   50 54 108.0%
Information Not Available 57 0.3% 75   53 4 7.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 299,673 294,013 145,680
Male 180,135 60.1% 176,271   82,657 97,478 117.9%
Female 119,161 39.8% 117,363   63,023 56,138 89.1%
Information Not Available 377 0.1% 379   0 377 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 299,673 294,013 145,680
Hispanic or Latino 82,968 27.7% 84,274   48,382 34,586 71.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 201,414 67.2% 195,125   85,822 115,592 134.7%
Information Not Available 15,291 5.1% 14,614   11,476 3,815 33.2%
 
Race 299,673 294,013 145,680
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,168 0.4% 1,325   610 558 91.5%
Asian 2,034 0.7% 2,082   1,068 966 90.4%
Black or African American 51,446 17.2% 50,542   26,307 25,139 95.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3,917 1.3% 4,013   1,220 2,697 221.1%
White 192,978 64.4% 189,105   86,775 106,203 122.4%
Information Not Available 48,130 16.1% 46,946   29,700 18,430 62.1%
 
Years of Age 299,673 294,013 145,680
Younger than 22 8,210 1.7% 6,209   3,546 4,664 131.5%
22-24 15,931 3.4% 14,916   5,795 10,136 174.9%
25-34 66,623 14.1% 60,233   32,140 34,483 107.3%
35-44 67,226 14.2% 69,244   33,627 33,599 99.9%
45-54 77,357 16.4% 77,119   39,918 37,439 93.8%
55-59 28,886 6.1% 31,082   14,221 14,665 103.1%
60-64 20,224 4.3% 20,179   9,608 10,616 110.5%
65 and older 15,178 3.2% 14,992   6,825 8,353 122.4%
Information Not Available 38 0.0% 39   0 38 0.0%
 
Industry 299,673 294,013 145,680
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,147 0.7% 2,007   877 1,270 144.8%
Mining 75 0.0% 227   0 75 0.0%
Utilities 377 0.1% 454   191 186 97.4%
Construction 41,691 13.8% 42,326   21,884 19,807 90.5%
Manufacturing 26,740 8.9% 24,116   10,790 15,950 147.8%
Wholesale Trade 16,496 5.5% 14,046   6,939 9,557 137.7%
Retail Trade 34,008 11.3% 33,429   15,098 18,910 125.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,796 2.6% 7,155   3,851 3,945 102.4%
Information 5,084 1.7% 5,868   3,546 1,538 43.4%
Finance and Insurance 13,483 4.5% 12,645   8,617 4,866 56.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7,495 2.5% 7,382   3,774 3,721 98.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 19,433 6.4% 19,535   8,388 11,045 131.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,109 0.7% 1,704   343 1,766 514.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 57,773 19.1% 55,690   29,205 28,568 97.8%
Educational Services 3,013 1.0% 3,748   1,983 1,030 51.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 14,311 4.7% 15,409   8,693 5,618 64.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,122 1.7% 4,922   1,868 3,254 174.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 17,550 5.8% 17,642   6,863 10,687 155.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,967 2.3% 7,761   3,050 3,917 128.4%
Public Administration 2,900 1.0% 3,256   2,249 651 28.9%
Information Not Available 15,103 5.0% 14,691   7,471 7,632 102.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 151,211 154,029 67,112
Male 87,859 58.1% 89,953   35,306 52,553 148.9%
Female 61,204 40.5% 61,899   30,880 30,324 98.2%
Information Not Available 2,148 1.4% 2,177   926 1,222 132.0%
 
Ethnicity 151,211 154,029 67,112
Hispanic or Latino 551 0.4% 573   322 229 71.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 148,512 98.2% 151,279   65,864 82,648 125.5%
Information Not Available 2,148 1.4% 2,177   926 1,222 132.0%
 
Race 151,211 154,029 67,112
American Indian or Alaskan Native 779 0.5% 844   352 427 121.3%
Asian 2,609 1.7% 2,513   817 1,792 219.3%
Black or African American 63,060 41.7% 63,752   32,753 30,307 92.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 82,615 54.6% 84,743   32,264 50,351 156.1%
Information Not Available 2,148 1.4% 2,177   926 1,222 132.0%
 
Years of Age 151,211 154,029 67,112
Younger than 22 3,689 1.6% 3,640   1,553 2,136 137.5%
22-24 7,368 3.3% 7,701   3,273 4,095 125.1%
25-34 34,905 15.5% 35,750   15,556 19,349 124.4%
35-44 38,123 16.9% 38,686   17,054 21,069 123.5%
45-54 36,156 16.0% 36,782   16,210 19,946 123.0%
55-59 12,338 5.5% 12,490   5,382 6,956 129.2%
60-64 8,063 3.6% 8,115   3,439 4,624 134.5%
65 and older 4,410 2.0% 4,451   1,888 2,522 133.6%
Information Not Available 6,159 2.7% 6,414   2,757 3,402 123.4%
 
Industry 151,211 154,029 67,112
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,648 2.4% 3,662   1,591 2,057 129.3%
Mining 417 0.3% 379   134 283 211.2%
Utilities 209 0.1% 191   111 98 88.3%
Construction 13,582 8.8% 13,554   5,538 8,044 145.3%
Manufacturing 21,996 14.2% 22,835   7,860 14,136 179.8%
Wholesale Trade 9,628 6.2% 9,437   3,462 6,166 178.1%
Retail Trade 10,277 6.6% 10,865   5,442 4,835 88.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,522 2.9% 4,501   1,786 2,736 153.2%
Information 2,836 1.8% 2,659   1,275 1,561 122.4%
Finance and Insurance 3,667 2.4% 3,548   2,237 1,430 63.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,821 1.8% 2,921   1,315 1,506 114.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 23,496 15.2% 23,716   10,423 13,073 125.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 289 0.2% 308   172 117 68.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 645 0.4% 629   233 412 176.8%
Educational Services 2,131 1.4% 2,273   1,127 1,004 89.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,659 3.0% 4,790   2,989 1,670 55.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,274 3.4% 5,558   3,205 2,069 64.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,184 0.8% 1,371   570 614 107.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,326 0.9% 1,310   822 504 61.3%
Public Administration 1,700 1.1% 1,753   658 1,042 158.4%
Information Not Available 36,904 23.8% 37,769   16,162 20,742 128.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,489 20,434 10,111
Male 13,716 66.9% 13,500   6,847 6,869 100.3%
Female 6,771 33.0% 6,934   3,263 3,508 107.5%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 0   1 1 100.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,489 20,434 10,111
Hispanic or Latino 1,125 5.5% 1,102   559 566 101.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,874 77.5% 16,015   7,796 8,078 103.6%
Information Not Available 3,490 17.0% 3,317   1,756 1,734 98.7%
 
Race 20,489 20,434 10,111
American Indian or Alaskan Native 165 0.8% 164   79 86 108.9%
Asian 7,071 34.5% 7,051   3,340 3,731 111.7%
Black or African American 329 1.6% 353   170 159 93.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5,012 24.5% 4,939   2,777 2,235 80.5%
White 5,456 26.6% 5,506   2,421 3,035 125.4%
Information Not Available 2,456 12.0% 2,421   1,324 1,132 85.5%
 
Years of Age 20,489 20,434 10,111
Younger than 22 465 1.9% 417   201 264 131.3%
22-24 1,054 4.3% 1,070   480 574 119.6%
25-34 5,285 21.5% 5,217   2,400 2,885 120.2%
35-44 4,661 18.9% 4,698   2,504 2,157 86.1%
45-54 4,817 19.6% 4,846   2,518 2,299 91.3%
55-59 2,060 8.4% 2,006   1,006 1,054 104.8%
60-64 1,315 5.3% 1,309   621 694 111.8%
65 and older 832 3.4% 871   381 451 118.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,489 20,434 10,111
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 341 1.6% 374   360 -19 -5.3%
Mining 4 0.0% 4   2 2 100.0%
Utilities 13 0.1% 12   4 9 225.0%
Construction 6,302 30.3% 6,006   3,209 3,093 96.4%
Manufacturing 602 2.9% 578   209 393 188.0%
Wholesale Trade 497 2.4% 500   151 346 229.1%
Retail Trade 1,647 7.9% 1,576   517 1,130 218.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 824 4.0% 741   1,585 -761 -48.0%
Information 412 2.0% 277   188 224 119.1%
Finance and Insurance 289 1.4% 317   159 130 81.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 458 2.2% 502   157 301 191.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 547 2.6% 519   219 328 149.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 67 0.3% 64   29 38 131.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,455 11.8% 2,541   978 1,477 151.0%
Educational Services 117 0.6% 109   49 68 138.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 746 3.6% 717   291 455 156.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 365 1.8% 362   103 262 254.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,438 11.7% 2,903   743 1,695 228.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 460 2.2% 457   204 256 125.5%
Public Administration 231 1.1% 226   104 127 122.1%
Information Not Available 1,674 8.0% 1,649   850 824 96.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 59,611 67,915 29,349
Male 40,379 67.7% 48,806   20,106 20,273 100.8%
Female 19,232 32.3% 19,109   9,243 9,989 108.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 59,611 67,915 29,349
Hispanic or Latino 1,552 2.6% 2,046   1,218 334 27.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,362 52.6% 36,074   27,782 3,580 12.9%
Information Not Available 26,697 44.8% 29,795   349 26,348 7549.6%
 
Race 59,611 67,915 29,349
American Indian or Alaskan Native 163 0.3% 177   125 38 30.4%
Asian 362 0.6% 372   192 170 88.5%
Black or African American 2,081 3.5% 2,149   1,617 464 28.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 28,756 48.2% 33,376   25,848 2,908 11.3%
Information Not Available 28,249 47.4% 31,841   1,567 26,682 1702.7%
 
Years of Age 59,611 67,915 29,349
Younger than 22 1,762 2.1% 2,025   806 956 118.6%
22-24 3,643 4.3% 4,289   1,653 1,990 120.4%
25-34 14,236 16.8% 16,576   6,619 7,617 115.1%
35-44 13,326 15.7% 14,868   6,690 6,636 99.2%
45-54 15,445 18.2% 17,146   7,805 7,640 97.9%
55-59 5,674 6.7% 6,413   2,702 2,972 110.0%
60-64 3,453 4.1% 4,004   1,770 1,683 95.1%
65 and older 2,072 2.4% 2,594   1,302 770 59.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 59,611 67,915 29,349
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 291 0.5% 384   179 112 62.6%
Mining 133 0.2% 402   171 -38 -22.2%
Utilities 108 0.2% 127   27 81 300.0%
Construction 10,690 17.8% 16,493   8,100 2,590 32.0%
Manufacturing 23,722 39.6% 24,094   7,880 15,842 201.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,455 4.1% 2,449   1,035 1,420 137.2%
Retail Trade 3,898 6.5% 4,077   2,174 1,724 79.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,986 3.3% 2,149   975 1,011 103.7%
Information 1,375 2.3% 1,240   550 825 150.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,259 2.1% 1,200   662 597 90.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 438 0.7% 465   240 198 82.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,740 2.9% 1,655   659 1,081 164.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 64 0.1% 75   72 -8 -11.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,602 7.7% 5,487   2,460 2,142 87.1%
Educational Services 469 0.8% 469   263 206 78.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,044 3.4% 1,892   1,212 832 68.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 402 0.7% 714   335 67 20.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,103 3.5% 2,213   1,170 933 79.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 811 1.4% 874   475 336 70.7%
Public Administration 454 0.8% 695   338 116 34.3%
Information Not Available 567 0.9% 761   372 195 52.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 41,301 46,334 18,384
Male 28,964 70.1% 33,865   13,146 15,818 120.3%
Female 12,337 29.9% 12,469   5,238 7,099 135.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 41,301 46,334 18,384
Hispanic or Latino 4,572 11.1% 5,424   1,903 2,669 140.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,507 86.0% 39,597   15,737 19,770 125.6%
Information Not Available 1,222 3.0% 1,313   744 478 64.2%
 
Race 41,301 46,334 18,384
American Indian or Alaskan Native 586 1.4% 664   353 233 66.0%
Asian 508 1.2% 493   148 360 243.2%
Black or African American 276 0.7% 276   91 185 203.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 138 0.3% 143   64 74 115.6%
White 33,599 81.4% 37,761   15,146 18,453 121.8%
Information Not Available 6,194 15.0% 6,997   2,582 3,612 139.9%
 
Years of Age 41,301 46,334 18,384
Younger than 22 1,431 2.0% 1,653   515 916 177.9%
22-24 2,784 3.8% 3,128   1,171 1,613 137.7%
25-34 10,571 14.6% 12,060   4,405 6,166 140.0%
35-44 9,404 13.0% 10,501   4,220 5,184 122.8%
45-54 9,775 13.5% 10,936   4,643 5,132 110.5%
55-59 3,604 5.0% 3,960   1,746 1,858 106.4%
60-64 2,384 3.3% 2,549   1,006 1,378 137.0%
65 and older 1,348 1.9% 1,547   678 670 98.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 41,301 46,334 18,384
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,616 3.8% 2,117   1,414 202 14.3%
Mining 318 0.7% 444   151 167 110.6%
Utilities 45 0.1% 111   36 9 25.0%
Construction 9,538 22.2% 11,681   4,913 4,625 94.1%
Manufacturing 7,859 18.3% 8,132   2,347 5,512 234.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,577 3.7% 1,658   529 1,048 198.1%
Retail Trade 4,046 9.4% 4,542   1,519 2,527 166.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,313 3.1% 1,426   803 510 63.5%
Information 547 1.3% 491   181 366 202.2%
Finance and Insurance 657 1.5% 641   339 318 93.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 517 1.2% 564   203 314 154.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,475 3.4% 1,543   639 836 130.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.1% 57   19 28 147.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,344 7.8% 3,961   1,355 1,989 146.8%
Educational Services 285 0.7% 301   154 131 85.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,605 3.7% 1,559   750 855 114.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 542 1.3% 594   276 266 96.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,753 4.1% 1,881   680 1,073 157.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 738 1.7% 809   274 464 169.3%
Public Administration 530 1.2% 669   289 241 83.4%
Information Not Available 2,949 6.9% 3,153   1,513 1,436 94.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 327,857 329,093 163,541
Male 215,285 65.7% 221,885   105,558 109,727 103.9%
Female 112,572 34.3% 107,208   57,983 54,589 94.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 327,857 329,093 163,541
Hispanic or Latino 51,978 15.9% 59,267   27,334 24,644 90.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 275,879 84.1% 269,826   136,207 139,672 102.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 327,857 329,093 163,541
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,192 0.4% 1,252   599 593 99.0%
Asian 9,740 3.0% 9,275   3,580 6,160 172.1%
Black or African American 62,712 19.1% 59,732   36,826 25,886 70.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 250,803 76.5% 255,599   121,248 129,555 106.9%
Information Not Available 3,410 1.0% 3,235   1,287 2,123 165.0%
 
Years of Age 327,857 329,093 163,541
Younger than 22 7,761 1.4% 7,734   3,380 4,381 129.6%
22-24 17,296 3.1% 17,407   7,983 9,313 116.7%
25-34 80,365 14.3% 81,303   39,937 40,428 101.2%
35-44 81,822 14.6% 82,618   42,823 38,999 91.1%
45-54 84,020 15.0% 84,446   43,090 40,930 95.0%
55-59 29,631 5.3% 29,389   13,970 15,661 112.1%
60-64 18,163 3.2% 17,643   8,258 9,905 119.9%
65 and older 8,799 1.6% 8,553   4,100 4,699 114.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 327,857 329,093 163,541
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 970 0.3% 1,485   716 254 35.5%
Mining 1,121 0.3% 1,378   995 126 12.7%
Utilities 235 0.1% 250   211 24 11.4%
Construction 60,281 18.3% 67,230   39,300 20,981 53.4%
Manufacturing 69,784 21.2% 61,965   22,108 47,676 215.7%
Wholesale Trade 18,764 5.7% 18,057   7,245 11,519 159.0%
Retail Trade 26,866 8.2% 26,617   13,959 12,907 92.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 16,728 5.1% 15,267   7,499 9,229 123.1%
Information 5,884 1.8% 5,576   2,742 3,142 114.6%
Finance and Insurance 12,644 3.8% 11,997   7,645 4,999 65.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,455 1.4% 4,469   2,421 2,034 84.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 18,271 5.6% 17,686   7,410 10,861 146.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,664 0.5% 1,707   733 931 127.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 38,603 11.7% 43,351   20,341 18,262 89.8%
Educational Services 3,790 1.2% 3,799   2,455 1,335 54.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13,119 4.0% 12,565   8,687 4,432 51.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,499 1.1% 4,826   2,250 1,249 55.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,761 4.2% 13,982   6,920 6,841 98.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,667 2.0% 6,438   3,422 3,245 94.8%
Public Administration 4,633 1.4% 4,329   3,035 1,598 52.7%
Information Not Available 6,118 1.9% 6,119   3,447 2,671 77.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 148,350 161,537 67,561
Male 98,934 66.7% 110,773   43,036 55,898 129.9%
Female 49,254 33.2% 50,601   24,461 24,793 101.4%
Information Not Available 162 0.1% 163   64 98 153.1%
 
Ethnicity 148,350 161,537 67,561
Hispanic or Latino 7,860 5.3% 8,573   2,924 4,936 168.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 108,847 73.4% 119,841   51,301 57,546 112.2%
Information Not Available 31,643 21.3% 33,123   13,336 18,307 137.3%
 
Race 148,350 161,537 67,561
American Indian or Alaskan Native 672 0.5% 749   349 323 92.6%
Asian 1,070 0.7% 1,135   386 684 177.2%
Black or African American 15,855 10.7% 16,170   8,969 6,886 76.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 131 0.1% 148   42 89 211.9%
White 122,292 82.4% 134,322   54,518 67,774 124.3%
Information Not Available 8,330 5.6% 9,013   3,297 5,033 152.7%
 
Years of Age 148,350 161,537 67,561
Younger than 22 3,683 1.4% 4,106   1,378 2,305 167.3%
22-24 8,397 3.2% 9,098   3,466 4,931 142.3%
25-34 36,025 13.7% 39,214   16,130 19,895 123.3%
35-44 36,720 14.0% 40,009   17,372 19,348 111.4%
45-54 37,723 14.4% 41,084   18,192 19,531 107.4%
55-59 13,455 5.1% 14,502   5,854 7,601 129.8%
60-64 8,255 3.1% 8,915   3,327 4,928 148.1%
65 and older 4,092 1.6% 4,609   1,842 2,250 122.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 148,350 161,537 67,561
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 366 0.2% 469   222 144 64.9%
Mining 276 0.2% 525   209 67 32.1%
Utilities 83 0.1% 74   56 27 48.2%
Construction 22,628 15.2% 27,829   12,376 10,252 82.8%
Manufacturing 55,827 37.5% 58,558   19,479 36,348 186.6%
Wholesale Trade 6,134 4.1% 6,064   2,128 4,006 188.3%
Retail Trade 9,032 6.1% 9,726   4,571 4,461 97.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,365 4.3% 6,789   4,246 2,119 49.9%
Information 1,386 0.9% 1,396   545 841 154.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,333 1.6% 2,334   1,473 860 58.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,423 1.0% 1,560   840 583 69.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,898 2.6% 3,836   1,546 2,352 152.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 590 0.4% 600   159 431 271.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,201 8.9% 15,025   5,813 7,388 127.1%
Educational Services 1,025 0.7% 1,032   614 411 66.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,167 3.5% 5,055   3,354 1,813 54.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,088 0.7% 1,842   574 514 89.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,496 3.0% 4,767   2,469 2,027 82.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,603 1.8% 2,627   1,180 1,423 120.6%
Public Administration 788 0.5% 923   488 300 61.5%
Information Not Available 9,641 6.5% 10,506   5,219 4,422 84.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,503 45,272 19,016
Male 32,815 66.3% 30,260   11,579 21,236 183.4%
Female 16,688 33.7% 15,012   7,437 9,251 124.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 49,503 45,272 19,016
Hispanic or Latino 3,376 6.8% 3,260   1,583 1,793 113.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,747 41.9% 18,481   9,074 11,673 128.6%
Information Not Available 25,380 51.3% 23,531   8,359 17,021 203.6%
 
Race 49,503 45,272 19,016
American Indian or Alaskan Native 699 1.4% 647   278 421 151.4%
Asian 1,403 2.8% 859   229 1,174 512.7%
Black or African American 6,592 13.3% 6,249   2,860 3,732 130.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 112 0.2% 94   40 72 180.0%
White 36,902 74.5% 34,002   13,870 23,032 166.1%
Information Not Available 3,795 7.7% 3,421   1,739 2,056 118.2%
 
Years of Age 49,503 45,272 19,016
Younger than 22 1,295 1.5% 1,172   407 888 218.2%
22-24 3,199 3.8% 2,835   978 2,221 227.1%
25-34 12,905 15.4% 11,542   4,606 8,299 180.2%
35-44 11,662 13.9% 10,485   4,600 7,062 153.5%
45-54 12,173 14.5% 11,299   5,130 7,043 137.3%
55-59 4,255 5.1% 3,970   1,676 2,579 153.9%
60-64 2,578 3.1% 2,525   1,078 1,500 139.1%
65 and older 1,436 1.7% 1,444   541 895 165.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 49,503 45,272 19,016
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 303 0.6% 354   161 142 88.2%
Mining 1,095 2.2% 976   165 930 563.6%
Utilities 40 0.1% 36   28 12 42.9%
Construction 6,895 13.8% 7,800   3,479 3,416 98.2%
Manufacturing 14,656 29.4% 10,908   3,083 11,573 375.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,007 4.0% 1,931   756 1,251 165.5%
Retail Trade 3,022 6.1% 3,027   1,571 1,451 92.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,706 3.4% 1,690   703 1,003 142.7%
Information 1,844 3.7% 1,217   763 1,081 141.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,073 2.2% 1,006   705 368 52.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 567 1.1% 602   276 291 105.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,159 4.3% 1,931   761 1,398 183.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 221 0.4% 219   46 175 380.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,717 9.5% 4,576   1,891 2,826 149.4%
Educational Services 571 1.1% 536   249 322 129.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,736 5.5% 2,460   1,400 1,336 95.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 224 0.4% 271   118 106 89.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,376 2.8% 1,308   685 691 100.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,083 2.2% 978   464 619 133.4%
Public Administration 581 1.2% 655   323 258 79.9%
Information Not Available 2,627 5.3% 2,791   1,389 1,238 89.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 78,303 88,208 38,745
Male 51,886 66.3% 60,736   25,682 26,204 102.0%
Female 26,417 33.7% 27,472   13,063 13,354 102.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 78,303 88,208 38,745
Hispanic or Latino 124 0.2% 179   66 58 87.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,958 2.5% 2,360   38,679 -36,721 -94.9%
Information Not Available 76,221 97.3% 85,669   0 76,221 0.0%
 
Race 78,303 88,208 38,745
American Indian or Alaskan Native 469 0.6% 482   238 231 97.1%
Asian 175 0.2% 257   79 96 121.5%
Black or African American 9,046 11.6% 9,611   5,026 4,020 80.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
White 67,781 86.6% 77,004   33,054 34,727 105.1%
Information Not Available 832 1.1% 854   344 488 141.9%
 
Years of Age 78,303 88,208 38,745
Younger than 22 1,811 1.3% 1,873   662 1,149 173.6%
22-24 4,574 3.2% 4,642   1,790 2,784 155.5%
25-34 19,053 13.4% 21,159   8,972 10,081 112.4%
35-44 19,329 13.6% 22,022   10,655 8,674 81.4%
45-54 20,285 14.3% 23,482   10,855 9,430 86.9%
55-59 7,033 5.0% 7,664   3,192 3,841 120.3%
60-64 4,031 2.8% 4,688   1,803 2,228 123.6%
65 and older 2,174 1.5% 2,663   816 1,358 166.4%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 15   0 13 0.0%
 
Industry 78,303 88,208 38,745
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 225 0.3% 207   35 190 542.9%
Mining 1,071 1.4% 1,162   626 445 71.1%
Utilities 46 0.1% 51   62 -16 -25.8%
Construction 11,767 15.0% 14,584   6,829 4,938 72.3%
Manufacturing 27,125 34.5% 31,408   12,486 14,639 117.2%
Wholesale Trade 3,328 4.2% 3,375   1,362 1,966 144.3%
Retail Trade 4,840 6.2% 5,795   2,685 2,155 80.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,544 4.5% 4,486   1,944 1,600 82.3%
Information 1,338 1.7% 1,029   322 1,016 315.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,411 1.8% 1,612   939 472 50.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 873 1.1% 849   339 534 157.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,018 2.6% 2,144   807 1,211 150.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 340 0.4% 349   57 283 496.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,511 9.6% 7,994   3,161 4,350 137.6%
Educational Services 712 0.9% 767   397 315 79.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,979 3.8% 2,939   1,962 1,017 51.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 529 0.7% 1,079   617 -88 -14.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,015 3.8% 2,943   1,292 1,723 133.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,521 1.9% 1,410   578 943 163.1%
Public Administration 372 0.5% 569   604 -232 -38.4%
Information Not Available 3,738 4.8% 3,456   1,641 2,097 127.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 51,762 46,203 18,835
Male 30,385 58.7% 26,538   9,973 20,412 204.7%
Female 21,377 41.3% 19,665   8,862 12,515 141.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 51,762 46,203 18,835
Hispanic or Latino 1,474 2.8% 1,313   367 1,107 301.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 50,182 96.9% 44,804   18,400 31,782 172.7%
Information Not Available 106 0.2% 86   68 38 55.9%
 
Race 51,762 46,203 18,835
American Indian or Alaskan Native 429 0.8% 394   120 309 257.5%
Asian 430 0.8% 416   159 271 170.4%
Black or African American 26,106 50.4% 23,178   10,018 16,088 160.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 78 0.2% 72   23 55 239.1%
White 24,698 47.7% 22,124   8,459 16,239 192.0%
Information Not Available 21 0.0% 19   56 -35 -62.5%
 
Years of Age 51,762 46,203 18,835
Younger than 22 1,356 1.8% 1,064   412 944 229.1%
22-24 3,419 4.6% 2,889   1,141 2,278 199.6%
25-34 14,225 19.3% 12,284   5,004 9,221 184.3%
35-44 11,929 16.2% 10,592   4,557 7,372 161.8%
45-54 12,276 16.6% 11,343   4,684 7,592 162.1%
55-59 4,244 5.8% 3,904   1,514 2,730 180.3%
60-64 2,703 3.7% 2,471   932 1,771 190.0%
65 and older 1,610 2.2% 1,655   591 1,019 172.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 51,762 46,203 18,835
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 604 1.2% 671   303 301 99.3%
Mining 1,888 3.6% 1,357   273 1,615 591.6%
Utilities 130 0.2% 114   48 82 170.8%
Construction 7,937 15.2% 6,769   3,093 4,844 156.6%
Manufacturing 5,519 10.5% 5,571   2,047 3,472 169.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,485 2.8% 1,269   466 1,019 218.7%
Retail Trade 3,735 7.1% 3,404   1,512 2,223 147.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,163 4.1% 1,677   610 1,553 254.6%
Information 605 1.2% 623   230 375 163.0%
Finance and Insurance 935 1.8% 840   413 522 126.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 748 1.4% 651   251 497 198.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,457 4.7% 2,285   889 1,568 176.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 199 0.4% 155   68 131 192.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,311 6.3% 2,887   1,335 1,976 148.0%
Educational Services 529 1.0% 589   265 264 99.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,208 6.1% 2,971   1,449 1,759 121.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 732 1.4% 650   333 399 119.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,264 4.3% 2,051   992 1,272 128.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,509 2.9% 1,298   733 776 105.9%
Public Administration 776 1.5% 779   269 507 188.5%
Information Not Available 11,028 21.1% 9,592   3,256 7,772 238.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 166,216 181,744 90,958
Male 108,368 65.2% 123,052   59,785 48,583 81.3%
Female 57,848 34.8% 58,692   31,173 26,675 85.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 166,216 181,744 90,958
Hispanic or Latino 15,366 9.2% 17,069   9,000 6,366 70.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 147,459 88.7% 161,231   79,906 67,553 84.5%
Information Not Available 3,391 2.0% 3,444   2,052 1,339 65.3%
 
Race 166,216 181,744 90,958
American Indian or Alaskan Native 398 0.2% 436   193 205 106.2%
Asian 5,673 3.4% 5,568   2,459 3,214 130.7%
Black or African American 11,906 7.2% 12,425   7,111 4,795 67.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 143 0.1% 148   55 88 160.0%
White 135,863 81.7% 149,881   73,539 62,324 84.7%
Information Not Available 12,233 7.4% 13,286   7,601 4,632 60.9%
 
Years of Age 166,216 181,744 90,958
Younger than 22 5,176 1.8% 6,095   2,913 2,263 77.7%
22-24 9,800 3.4% 11,133   5,023 4,777 95.1%
25-34 36,774 12.6% 40,920   19,705 17,069 86.6%
35-44 39,944 13.7% 43,666   22,569 17,375 77.0%
45-54 42,510 14.6% 45,846   23,220 19,290 83.1%
55-59 15,029 5.2% 15,947   8,201 6,828 83.3%
60-64 10,536 3.6% 11,097   5,783 4,753 82.2%
65 and older 6,447 2.2% 7,040   3,544 2,903 81.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 166,216 181,744 90,958
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 717 0.4% 1,072   654 63 9.6%
Mining 278 0.2% 425   297 -19 -6.4%
Utilities 126 0.1% 154   86 40 46.5%
Construction 29,178 17.5% 36,059   19,216 9,962 51.8%
Manufacturing 24,542 14.7% 23,593   9,898 14,644 147.9%
Wholesale Trade 9,056 5.4% 8,948   4,461 4,595 103.0%
Retail Trade 15,723 9.4% 16,506   8,449 7,274 86.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,811 2.9% 5,122   2,723 2,088 76.7%
Information 4,532 2.7% 4,350   1,892 2,640 139.5%
Finance and Insurance 7,569 4.5% 7,090   3,380 4,189 123.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,490 1.5% 2,687   1,531 959 62.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 13,276 8.0% 12,487   5,177 8,099 156.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 582 0.3% 560   215 367 170.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 17,358 10.4% 22,101   10,033 7,325 73.0%
Educational Services 1,818 1.1% 1,809   999 819 82.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,664 5.2% 8,425   5,491 3,173 57.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,659 1.6% 4,387   1,780 879 49.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 9,741 5.8% 11,643   5,548 4,193 75.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,964 3.0% 5,141   3,265 1,699 52.0%
Public Administration 2,156 1.3% 2,367   1,270 886 69.8%
Information Not Available 5,976 3.6% 6,818   4,593 1,383 30.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 87,532 91,690 44,104
Male 54,180 61.9% 58,168   25,955 28,225 108.7%
Female 33,352 38.1% 33,522   18,149 15,203 83.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 87,532 91,690 44,104
Hispanic or Latino 5,017 5.7% 5,782   2,111 2,906 137.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 81,299 92.9% 84,632   41,139 40,160 97.6%
Information Not Available 1,216 1.4% 1,276   854 362 42.4%
 
Race 87,532 91,690 44,104
American Indian or Alaskan Native 237 0.3% 203   129 108 83.7%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 32,273 36.9% 32,122   18,155 14,118 77.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 158 0.2% 163   71 87 122.5%
White 48,631 55.6% 52,144   22,172 26,459 119.3%
Information Not Available 6,233 7.1% 7,058   3,577 2,656 74.3%
 
Years of Age 87,532 91,690 44,104
Younger than 22 2,456 1.9% 2,484   1,085 1,371 126.4%
22-24 5,348 4.1% 5,334   2,338 3,010 128.7%
25-34 20,568 15.7% 21,446   9,826 10,742 109.3%
35-44 20,042 15.3% 20,853   10,550 9,492 90.0%
45-54 22,052 16.9% 23,150   11,551 10,501 90.9%
55-59 7,565 5.8% 8,189   3,815 3,750 98.3%
60-64 5,555 4.3% 5,755   2,752 2,803 101.9%
65 and older 3,946 3.0% 4,479   2,170 1,776 81.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   17 -17 -100.0%
 
Industry 87,532 91,690 44,104
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 157 0.2% 211   93 64 68.8%
Mining 103 0.1% 120   57 46 80.7%
Utilities 193 0.2% 218   52 141 271.2%
Construction 17,413 19.9% 19,502   8,016 9,397 117.2%
Manufacturing 1,036 1.2% 1,080   806 230 28.5%
Wholesale Trade 4,172 4.8% 4,116   1,907 2,265 118.8%
Retail Trade 2,944 3.4% 3,010   1,517 1,427 94.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,527 2.9% 2,383   1,244 1,283 103.1%
Information 1,989 2.3% 1,854   865 1,124 129.9%
Finance and Insurance 3,357 3.8% 3,326   2,203 1,154 52.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,122 2.4% 2,260   1,150 972 84.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,587 7.5% 6,244   2,755 3,832 139.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 466 0.5% 569   167 299 179.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,138 11.6% 10,509   5,386 4,752 88.2%
Educational Services 1,447 1.7% 1,455   749 698 93.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,731 5.4% 4,444   2,634 2,097 79.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,065 1.2% 1,604   554 511 92.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,383 6.1% 6,232   3,152 2,231 70.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,370 2.7% 2,407   1,244 1,126 90.5%
Public Administration 1,068 1.2% 1,284   760 308 40.5%
Information Not Available 18,264 20.8% 18,862   8,793 9,471 107.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,434 26,143 14,199
Male 16,043 68.5% 18,043   9,616 6,427 66.8%
Female 7,391 31.5% 8,100   4,582 2,809 61.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,434 26,143 14,199
Hispanic or Latino 186 0.8% 211   122 64 52.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,606 62.3% 16,393   11,416 3,190 27.9%
Information Not Available 8,642 36.9% 9,539   2,661 5,981 224.8%
 
Race 23,434 26,143 14,199
American Indian or Alaskan Native 194 0.8% 202   115 79 68.7%
Asian 90 0.4% 97   55 35 63.6%
Black or African American 215 0.9% 243   131 84 64.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 16,223 69.2% 18,163   11,872 4,351 36.6%
Information Not Available 6,712 28.6% 7,438   2,026 4,686 231.3%
 
Years of Age 23,434 26,143 14,199
Younger than 22 800 2.1% 988   599 201 33.6%
22-24 1,430 3.8% 1,619   910 520 57.1%
25-34 5,102 13.4% 5,989   3,119 1,983 63.6%
35-44 5,256 13.8% 5,654   3,231 2,025 62.7%
45-54 6,095 16.0% 6,675   3,592 2,503 69.7%
55-59 2,229 5.9% 2,509   1,332 897 67.3%
60-64 1,616 4.2% 1,732   884 732 82.8%
65 and older 906 2.4% 977   532 374 70.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,434 26,143 14,199
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 954 3.9% 437   610 344 56.4%
Mining 18 0.1% 25   19 -1 -5.3%
Utilities 30 0.1% 37   10 20 200.0%
Construction 3,881 15.9% 4,988   2,919 962 33.0%
Manufacturing 3,247 13.3% 3,976   1,441 1,806 125.3%
Wholesale Trade 711 2.9% 776   406 305 75.1%
Retail Trade 1,942 8.0% 2,129   1,435 507 35.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 618 2.5% 504   459 159 34.6%
Information 202 0.8% 203   108 94 87.0%
Finance and Insurance 193 0.8% 181   165 28 17.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 140 0.6% 170   125 15 12.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 495 2.0% 463   255 240 94.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 23 0.1% 14   11 12 109.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,212 5.0% 1,612   979 233 23.8%
Educational Services 171 0.7% 191   105 66 62.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 826 3.4% 806   599 227 37.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 341 1.4% 346   194 147 75.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,203 4.9% 1,818   1,020 183 17.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 326 1.3% 342   245 81 33.1%
Public Administration 189 0.8% 248   121 68 56.2%
Information Not Available 6,712 27.5% 6,877   2,973 3,739 125.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 291,706 331,512 181,345
Male 198,511 68.1% 229,881   124,164 74,347 59.9%
Female 93,160 31.9% 101,585   57,152 36,008 63.0%
Information Not Available 35 0.0% 46   29 6 20.7%
 
Ethnicity 291,706 331,512 181,345
Hispanic or Latino 10,625 3.6% 12,589   6,539 4,086 62.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 233,219 80.0% 264,759   131,526 101,693 77.3%
Information Not Available 47,862 16.4% 54,164   43,280 4,582 10.6%
 
Race 291,706 331,512 181,345
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,843 1.0% 3,119   1,833 1,010 55.1%
Asian 3,598 1.2% 3,907   1,432 2,166 151.3%
Black or African American 30,924 10.6% 35,655   21,075 9,849 46.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 228 0.1% 282   102 126 123.5%
White 191,998 65.8% 218,318   106,608 85,390 80.1%
Information Not Available 62,115 21.3% 70,231   50,295 11,820 23.5%
 
Years of Age 291,706 331,512 181,345
Younger than 22 9,666 2.1% 10,929   5,778 3,888 67.3%
22-24 17,776 3.8% 19,414   10,571 7,205 68.2%
25-34 68,352 14.5% 76,704   42,015 26,337 62.7%
35-44 73,974 15.7% 84,882   46,288 27,686 59.8%
45-54 76,632 16.3% 88,467   49,696 26,936 54.2%
55-59 25,014 5.3% 28,463   15,381 9,633 62.6%
60-64 13,877 3.0% 15,361   7,654 6,223 81.3%
65 and older 6,316 1.3% 7,185   3,914 2,402 61.4%
Information Not Available 99 0.0% 107   48 51 106.3%
 
Industry 291,706 331,512 181,345
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,651 0.6% 2,198   1,344 307 22.8%
Mining 1,685 0.6% 1,537   696 989 142.1%
Utilities 129 0.0% 166   112 17 15.2%
Construction 40,487 13.8% 46,279   32,317 8,170 25.3%
Manufacturing 76,880 26.2% 97,564   45,461 31,419 69.1%
Wholesale Trade 14,067 4.8% 14,480   4,801 9,266 193.0%
Retail Trade 18,498 6.3% 19,585   11,084 7,414 66.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,907 3.4% 11,226   6,403 3,504 54.7%
Information 2,724 0.9% 2,515   1,262 1,462 115.8%
Finance and Insurance 5,401 1.8% 5,235   3,899 1,502 38.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,569 1.2% 3,863   2,435 1,134 46.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 15,093 5.1% 14,622   6,252 8,841 141.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,198 0.7% 2,190   612 1,586 259.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 34,353 11.7% 38,760   22,353 12,000 53.7%
Educational Services 2,335 0.8% 2,470   1,490 845 56.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 11,171 3.8% 10,756   7,643 3,528 46.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,597 1.6% 6,843   3,075 1,522 49.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 10,755 3.7% 11,147   7,468 3,287 44.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,887 1.7% 5,068   2,882 2,005 69.6%
Public Administration 1,972 0.7% 2,708   1,482 490 33.1%
Information Not Available 29,347 10.0% 32,300   18,274 11,073 60.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 121,409 130,706 66,473
Male 86,927 71.6% 96,845   49,666 37,261 75.0%
Female 34,462 28.4% 33,833   16,807 17,655 105.0%
Information Not Available 20 0.0% 28   0 20 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 121,409 130,706 66,473
Hispanic or Latino 3,874 3.2% 4,167   2,164 1,710 79.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 104,674 86.2% 113,208   58,190 46,484 79.9%
Information Not Available 12,861 10.6% 13,331   6,119 6,742 110.2%
 
Race 121,409 130,706 66,473
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,110 0.9% 1,251   802 308 38.4%
Asian 3,578 2.9% 3,331   1,147 2,431 211.9%
Black or African American 6,604 5.4% 6,549   3,407 3,197 93.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 261 0.2% 262   155 106 68.4%
White 102,248 84.2% 111,431   57,137 45,111 79.0%
Information Not Available 7,608 6.3% 7,882   3,825 3,783 98.9%
 
Years of Age 121,409 130,706 66,473
Younger than 22 2,879 1.3% 3,147   2,127 752 35.4%
22-24 7,595 3.5% 8,424   4,543 3,052 67.2%
25-34 31,929 14.7% 35,032   17,288 14,641 84.7%
35-44 26,922 12.4% 28,756   15,223 11,699 76.9%
45-54 30,569 14.1% 32,758   16,618 13,951 84.0%
55-59 11,235 5.2% 11,934   5,654 5,581 98.7%
60-64 6,799 3.1% 6,995   3,170 3,629 114.5%
65 and older 3,375 1.6% 3,537   1,542 1,833 118.9%
Information Not Available 106 0.0% 123   308 -202 -65.6%
 
Industry 121,409 130,706 66,473
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 966 0.8% 1,046   897 69 7.7%
Mining 1,390 1.1% 1,180   461 929 201.5%
Utilities 245 0.2% 275   202 43 21.3%
Construction 28,179 23.0% 35,114   23,616 4,563 19.3%
Manufacturing 27,814 22.7% 27,204   8,976 18,838 209.9%
Wholesale Trade 6,050 4.9% 6,246   2,617 3,433 131.2%
Retail Trade 8,738 7.1% 9,006   4,322 4,416 102.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,449 2.8% 3,562   1,923 1,526 79.4%
Information 1,858 1.5% 1,799   847 1,011 119.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,673 2.2% 2,570   1,550 1,123 72.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,349 1.1% 1,381   803 546 68.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,294 5.1% 6,320   2,606 3,688 141.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,899 1.6% 1,718   859 1,040 121.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,455 7.7% 10,789   5,095 4,360 85.6%
Educational Services 1,296 1.1% 1,346   713 583 81.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,239 4.3% 4,946   2,785 2,454 88.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,223 1.0% 1,623   745 478 64.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,179 3.4% 4,480   2,295 1,884 82.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,560 2.1% 2,666   1,232 1,328 107.8%
Public Administration 1,123 0.9% 1,559   848 275 32.4%
Information Not Available 5,430 4.4% 5,876   3,081 2,349 76.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Apr 2009 Percent Mar 2009     Apr 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 109,400 114,257 50,667
Male 69,012 63.1% 73,248   30,614 38,398 125.4%
Female 40,377 36.9% 40,994   20,046 20,331 101.4%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 15   7 4 57.1%
 
Ethnicity 109,400 114,257 50,667
Hispanic or Latino 1,776 1.6% 1,922   453 1,323 292.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 50,936 46.6% 54,968   13,010 37,926 291.5%
Information Not Available 56,688 51.8% 57,367   37,204 19,484 52.4%
 
Race 109,400 114,257 50,667
American Indian or Alaskan Native 810 0.7% 831   315 495 157.1%
Asian 1,032 0.9% 1,010   269 763 283.6%
Black or African American 17,703 16.2% 17,451   8,045 9,658 120.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 838 0.8% 839   360 478 132.8%
White 79,249 72.4% 84,212   31,276 47,973 153.4%
Information Not Available 9,768 8.9% 9,914   10,402 -634 -6.1%
 
Years of Age 109,400 114,257 50,667
Younger than 22 2,606 1.4% 2,754   1,087 1,519 139.7%
22-24 6,148 3.4% 6,553   2,552 3,596 140.9%
25-34 26,139 14.3% 27,293   11,744 14,395 122.6%
35-44 26,383 14.4% 27,041   12,587 13,796 109.6%
45-54 28,907 15.8% 30,018   14,005 14,902 106.4%
55-59 9,581 5.2% 10,008   4,396 5,185 117.9%
60-64 6,049 3.3% 6,393   2,605 3,444 132.2%
65 and older 3,521 1.9% 4,130   1,659 1,862 112.2%
Information Not Available 66 0.0% 67   32 34 106.3%
 
Industry 109,400 114,257 50,667
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 345 0.3% 525   285 60 21.1%
Mining 644 0.6% 727   284 360 126.8%
Utilities 86 0.1% 106   44 42 95.5%
Construction 19,722 18.0% 22,087   10,209 9,513 93.2%
Manufacturing 24,729 22.5% 24,497   9,196 15,533 168.9%
Wholesale Trade 5,142 4.7% 4,992   2,201 2,941 133.6%
Retail Trade 9,684 8.8% 9,938   4,690 4,994 106.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,367 4.9% 5,269   2,112 3,255 154.1%
Information 2,449 2.2% 2,211   854 1,595 186.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,275 3.0% 3,217   1,751 1,524 87.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,643 1.5% 1,809   917 726 79.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,477 4.1% 4,073   1,582 2,895 183.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 324 0.3% 352   182 142 78.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,267 10.3% 12,113   4,882 6,385 130.8%
Educational Services 1,412 1.3% 1,457   705 707 100.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,570 5.1% 5,458   3,602 1,968 54.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,455 1.3% 2,077   678 777 114.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,467 5.9% 7,473   3,277 3,190 97.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,548 2.3% 2,625   1,360 1,188 87.4%
Public Administration 751 0.7% 907   477 274 57.4%
Information Not Available 2,043 1.9%