Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

December 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
December 2009
Dec 2009 Nov 2009 Monthly Change Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 5,351,454 5,078,472 272,982 4,563,503 787,951 17.3
Alaska 18,241 15,751 2,490 13,937 4,304 30.9
Alabama 63,080 62,734 346 57,069 6,011 10.5
Arkansas 54,750 53,178 1,572 46,195 8,555 18.5
Arizona 95,636 98,837 -3,201 67,074 28,562 42.6
California 783,041 772,278 10,763 648,712 134,329 20.7
Colorado 68,527 62,273 6,254 41,843 26,684 63.8
Connecticut 72,395 69,005 3,390 62,706 9,689 15.5
District of Columbia 15,073 14,185 888 12,118 2,955 24.4
Delaware 14,479 12,937 1,542 10,797 3,682 34.1
Florida 270,873 269,914 959 243,632 27,241 11.2
Georgia 141,419 143,726 -2,307 123,075 18,344 14.9
Hawaii 20,066 19,409 657 17,653 2,413 13.7
Iowa 51,884 40,946 10,938 43,985 7,899 18.0
Idaho 34,168 26,926 7,242 31,748 2,420 7.6
Illinois 264,603 234,623 29,980 232,198 32,405 14.0
Indiana 96,041 87,955 8,086 114,918 -18,877 -16.4
Kansas 45,731 40,712 5,019 29,617 16,114 54.4
Kentucky 58,857 54,071 4,786 56,368 2,489 4.4
Louisiana 95,999 77,367 18,632 38,836 57,163 147.2
Massachusetts 130,589 119,450 11,139 126,437 4,152 3.3
Maryland 75,462 74,246 1,216 65,852 9,610 14.6
Maine 18,338 14,973 3,365 17,364 974 5.6
Michigan 215,534 201,820 13,714 226,209 -10,675 -4.7
Minnesota 100,432 91,280 9,152 87,264 13,168 15.1
Missouri 96,432 88,019 8,413 80,550 15,882 19.7
Mississippi 41,565 39,382 2,183 34,805 6,760 19.4
Montana 15,111 11,500 3,611 10,520 4,591 43.6
North Carolina 185,204 180,337 4,867 151,308 33,896 22.4
North Dakota 7,058 4,170 2,888 5,574 1,484 26.6
Nebraska 33,467 25,272 8,195 19,502 13,965 71.6
New Hampshire 16,723 15,506 1,217 14,181 2,542 17.9
New Jersey 162,919 169,061 -6,142 162,919 0.0
New Mexico 24,107 23,399 708 17,093 7,014 41.0
Nevada 61,588 58,959 2,629 60,885 703 1.2
New York 312,876 296,785 16,091 281,778 31,098 11.0
Ohio 155,536 150,795 4,741 168,407 -12,871 -7.6
Oklahoma 72,225 68,342 3,883 31,152 41,073 131.8
Oregon 100,525 98,121 2,404 90,480 10,045 11.1
Pennsylvania 298,646 274,463 24,183 266,069 32,577 12.2
Puerto Rico 51,389 59,182 -7,793 36,604 14,785 40.4
Rhode Island 19,946 17,190 2,756 19,630 316 1.6
South Carolina 87,712 86,164 1,548 82,084 5,628 6.9
South Dakota 6,317 4,457 1,860 4,117 2,200 53.4
Tennessee 76,432 73,073 3,359 77,632 -1,200 -1.5
Texas 248,651 242,957 5,694 170,902 77,749 45.5
Utah 36,596 31,327 5,269 27,717 8,879 32.0
Virginia 81,386 80,153 1,233 68,291 13,095 19.2
Virgin Islands 567 582 -15 491 76 15.5
Vermont 14,812 13,271 1,541 10,458 4,354 41.6
Washington 149,626 138,955 10,671 105,887 43,739 41.3
Wisconsin 151,899 135,467 16,432 123,203 28,696 23.3
West Virginia 26,670 24,411 2,259 20,954 5,716 27.3
Wyoming 10,251 8,576 1,675 4,703 5,548 118.0
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,351,454   5,078,472   4,563,503 787,951 17.3
Male 3,275,030 61.2% 3,000,751   2,842,355 432,675 15.2%
Female 2,069,891 38.7% 2,071,575   1,716,764 353,127 20.6%
Information Not Available 6,533 0.1% 6,146   4,384 2,149 49.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,351,454   5,078,472   4,563,503    
Hispanic or Latino 788,871 14.7% 773,064   688,834 100,037 14.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,800,732 83.3% 3,598,600   3,280,269 520,463 15.9%
Information Not Available 761,850 12.5% 706,808   594,340 167,510 28.2%
 
Race 5,351,454   5,078,472   4,563,503
American Indian or Alaskan Native 63,410 1.2% 60,184   48,712 14,698 30.2%
Asian 139,892 2.6% 144,545   113,191 26,701 23.6%
Black or African American 839,676 15.7% 824,466   718,262 121,414 16.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18,572 0.3% 17,485   15,142 3,430 22.7%
White 3,117,218 58.2% 2,899,978   2,694,530 422,688 15.7%
Information Not Available 1,172,685 21.9% 1,131,814   973,666 199,019 20.4%
 
Years of Age 5,351,454   5,078,472   4,563,503
Younger than 22 210,508 3.9% 208,288   192,548 17,960 9.3%
22-24 316,618 5.9% 306,552   271,007 45,611 16.8%
25-34 1,281,613 23.9% 1,224,850   1,093,888 187,725 17.2%
35-44 1,238,412 23.1% 1,174,975   1,108,493 129,919 11.7%
45-54 1,311,123 24.5% 1,240,118   1,111,617 199,506 17.9%
55-59 473,551 8.8% 446,865   385,200 88,351 22.9%
60-64 309,500 5.8% 289,147   233,548 75,952 32.5%
65 and older 196,343 3.7% 174,617   143,958 52,385 36.4%
Information Not Available 13,786 0.3% 13,060   23,244 -9,458 -40.7%
 
Industry 5,351,454   5,078,472   4,563,503
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 102,077 1.9% 89,658   106,016 -3,939 -3.7%
Mining 36,572 0.7% 35,617   22,488 14,084 62.6%
Utilities 10,701 0.2% 10,176   8,019 2,682 33.4%
Construction 775,902 14.5% 641,156   708,588 67,314 9.5%
Manufacturing 732,062 13.7% 741,368   724,098 7,964 1.1%
Wholesale Trade 217,245 4.1% 225,768   178,487 38,758 21.7%
Retail Trade 421,986 7.9% 412,330   368,413 53,573 14.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 187,406 3.5% 178,980   145,355 42,051 28.9%
Information 123,198 2.3% 121,389   101,813 21,385 21.0%
Finance and Insurance 161,349 3.0% 163,569   146,497 14,852 10.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 81,763 1.5% 75,477   68,064 13,699 20.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 255,842 4.8% 265,125   206,941 48,901 23.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19,076 0.4% 19,561   16,996 2,080 12.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 563,664 10.5% 514,324   515,690 47,974 9.3%
Educational Services 130,092 2.4% 137,783   77,782 52,310 67.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 337,126 6.3% 332,007   227,704 109,422 48.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 99,459 1.9% 86,922   82,427 17,032 20.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 312,176 5.8% 293,245   233,058 79,118 33.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 144,536 2.7% 141,922   108,952 35,584 32.7%
Public Administration 96,923 1.8% 94,193   66,126 30,797 46.6%
Information Not Available 542,299 10.1% 497,902   449,989 92,310 20.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,241 15,751 13,937 4,304 30.9
Male 11,775 64.6% 9,658   8,856 2,919 33.0%
Female 6,464 35.4% 6,089   5,081 1,383 27.2%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 4   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,241   15,751   13,937    
Hispanic or Latino 865 4.7% 733   615 250 40.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,201 94.3% 14,852   13,195 4,006 30.4%
Information Not Available 175 1.0% 166   127 48 37.8%
 
Race 18,241 15,751 13,937
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,380 24.0% 3,899   3,620 760 21.0%
Asian 1,199 6.6% 1,056   941 258 27.4%
Black or African American 706 3.9% 649   522 184 35.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 260 1.4% 244   155 105 67.7%
White 10,926 59.9% 9,233   8,157 2,769 33.9%
Information Not Available 770 4.2% 670   542 228 42.1%
 
Years of Age 18,241 15,751 13,937
Younger than 22 785 2.8% 677   513 272 53.0%
22-24 1,370 4.8% 1,182   1,009 361 35.8%
25-34 4,918 17.4% 4,245   3,678 1,240 33.7%
35-44 3,871 13.7% 3,365   3,059 812 26.5%
45-54 4,411 15.6% 3,810   3,542 869 24.5%
55-59 1,590 5.6% 1,343   1,182 408 34.5%
60-64 878 3.1% 742   620 258 41.6%
65 and older 418 1.5% 387   334 84 25.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,241 15,751 13,937
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 113 0.6% 61   111 2 1.8%
Mining 872 4.8% 725   431 441 102.3%
Utilities 115 0.6% 65   85 30 35.3%
Construction 3,681 20.1% 2,918   3,101 580 18.7%
Manufacturing 1,707 9.3% 1,467   1,470 237 16.1%
Wholesale Trade 274 1.5% 225   191 83 43.5%
Retail Trade 1,528 8.3% 1,417   1,156 372 32.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,102 6.0% 937   784 318 40.6%
Information 226 1.2% 185   128 98 76.6%
Finance and Insurance 280 1.5% 267   189 91 48.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 356 1.9% 282   212 144 67.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 594 3.2% 528   374 220 58.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.1% 24   9 17 188.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,081 5.9% 971   760 321 42.2%
Educational Services 396 2.2% 378   280 116 41.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,094 6.0% 1,021   810 284 35.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 288 1.6% 236   279 9 3.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,566 8.5% 1,519   1,374 192 14.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 625 3.4% 546   334 291 87.1%
Public Administration 1,768 9.6% 1,465   1,500 268 17.9%
Information Not Available 549 3.0% 514   359 190 52.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 63,080 62,734 57,069
Male 36,332 57.6% 35,398   32,705 3,627 11.1%
Female 26,660 42.3% 27,291   24,271 2,389 9.8%
Information Not Available 88 0.1% 45   93 -5 -5.4%
 
Ethnicity 63,080 62,734 57,069
Hispanic or Latino 1,179 1.9% 1,178   1,264 -85 -6.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 50,661 80.3% 50,467   46,081 4,580 9.9%
Information Not Available 11,240 17.8% 11,089   9,724 1,516 15.6%
 
Race 63,080 62,734 57,069
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,964 4.7% 2,743   1,823 1,141 62.6%
Asian 1,158 1.8% 1,127   717 441 61.5%
Black or African American 22,089 35.0% 22,536   21,832 257 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 81 0.1% 86   109 -28 -25.7%
White 33,815 53.6% 33,388   29,253 4,562 15.6%
Information Not Available 2,973 4.7% 2,854   3,335 -362 -10.9%
 
Years of Age 63,080 62,734 57,069
Younger than 22 2,719 2.9% 2,660   2,608 111 4.3%
22-24 4,424 4.7% 4,448   4,169 255 6.1%
25-34 16,423 17.5% 16,312   14,643 1,780 12.2%
35-44 14,790 15.8% 14,759   13,804 986 7.1%
45-54 14,674 15.7% 14,567   13,235 1,439 10.9%
55-59 5,001 5.3% 5,000   4,379 622 14.2%
60-64 3,139 3.3% 3,089   2,517 622 24.7%
65 and older 1,880 2.0% 1,862   1,653 227 13.7%
Information Not Available 30 0.0% 37   61 -31 -50.8%
 
Industry 63,080 62,734 57,069
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 597 0.9% 595   528 69 13.1%
Mining 395 0.6% 400   214 181 84.6%
Utilities 77 0.1% 82   61 16 26.2%
Construction 8,082 12.7% 7,503   6,452 1,630 25.3%
Manufacturing 14,258 22.4% 14,557   16,635 -2,377 -14.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,709 4.3% 2,771   2,210 499 22.6%
Retail Trade 6,361 10.0% 6,602   5,583 778 13.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,055 3.2% 1,990   1,885 170 9.0%
Information 648 1.0% 646   732 -84 -11.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,760 2.8% 1,710   1,365 395 28.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 885 1.4% 888   691 194 28.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,762 4.3% 2,860   1,965 797 40.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 73 0.1% 78   82 -9 -11.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,626 10.4% 6,576   5,989 637 10.6%
Educational Services 1,849 2.9% 1,907   1,175 674 57.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,913 6.1% 4,080   3,331 582 17.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 637 1.0% 569   313 324 103.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,368 6.9% 4,076   3,404 964 28.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,305 2.0% 1,363   1,147 158 13.8%
Public Administration 770 1.2% 746   622 148 23.8%
Information Not Available 2,950 4.6% 2,735   2,685 265 9.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 54,750 53,178 46,195
Male 32,958 60.2% 31,481   27,528 5,430 19.7%
Female 21,791 39.8% 21,696   18,666 3,125 16.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 54,750 53,178 46,195
Hispanic or Latino 1,740 3.2% 1,571   1,508 232 15.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 53,008 96.8% 51,606   44,685 8,323 18.6%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
 
Race 54,750 53,178 46,195
American Indian or Alaskan Native 520 0.9% 538   485 35 7.2%
Asian 379 0.7% 409   346 33 9.5%
Black or African American 14,057 25.7% 14,284   12,650 1,407 11.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 536 1.0% 414   387 149 38.5%
White 37,513 68.5% 35,959   30,815 6,698 21.7%
Information Not Available 1,745 3.2% 1,574   1,512 233 15.4%
 
Years of Age 54,750 53,178 46,195
Younger than 22 2,380 2.7% 2,142   1,974 406 20.6%
22-24 3,937 4.4% 3,913   3,457 480 13.9%
25-34 14,735 16.4% 14,139   12,671 2,064 16.3%
35-44 13,455 15.0% 13,095   11,617 1,838 15.8%
45-54 11,991 13.4% 11,873   10,361 1,630 15.7%
55-59 4,403 4.9% 4,262   3,178 1,225 38.5%
60-64 2,505 2.8% 2,400   1,865 640 34.3%
65 and older 1,339 1.5% 1,350   1,069 270 25.3%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 4   3 2 66.7%
 
Industry 54,750 53,178 46,195
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,155 2.1% 925   1,028 127 12.4%
Mining 292 0.5% 366   273 19 7.0%
Utilities 189 0.3% 199   87 102 117.2%
Construction 6,735 12.0% 5,985   5,038 1,697 33.7%
Manufacturing 12,511 22.4% 12,923   13,157 -646 -4.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,505 4.5% 2,265   2,015 490 24.3%
Retail Trade 6,123 11.0% 5,807   4,961 1,162 23.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,158 3.9% 2,319   1,819 339 18.6%
Information 477 0.9% 516   403 74 18.4%
Finance and Insurance 688 1.2% 699   640 48 7.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 661 1.2% 575   392 269 68.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,345 2.4% 1,076   816 529 64.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 135 0.2% 107   124 11 8.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,380 9.6% 5,603   4,501 879 19.5%
Educational Services 1,898 3.4% 1,803   1,426 472 33.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,881 8.7% 5,054   3,643 1,238 34.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 591 1.1% 656   428 163 38.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,615 8.3% 4,214   3,601 1,014 28.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,122 2.0% 1,054   925 197 21.3%
Public Administration 1,236 2.2% 974   888 348 39.2%
Information Not Available 53 0.1% 58   30 23 76.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 95,636 98,837 67,074
Male 59,507 62.2% 60,354   42,012 17,495 41.6%
Female 36,101 37.7% 38,454   25,046 11,055 44.1%
Information Not Available 28 0.0% 29   16 12 75.0%
 
Ethnicity 95,636 98,837 67,074
Hispanic or Latino 26,974 28.2% 29,267   18,777 8,197 43.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 46,160 48.3% 46,228   38,554 7,606 19.7%
Information Not Available 22,502 23.5% 23,342   9,743 12,759 131.0%
 
Race 95,636 98,837 67,074
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,863 6.1% 5,668   4,456 1,407 31.6%
Asian 2,232 2.3% 2,519   1,089 1,143 105.0%
Black or African American 5,589 5.8% 5,828   3,917 1,672 42.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 514 0.5% 570   262 252 96.2%
White 54,599 57.1% 56,184   37,189 17,410 46.8%
Information Not Available 26,839 28.1% 28,068   20,161 6,678 33.1%
 
Years of Age 95,636 98,837 67,074
Younger than 22 4,232 2.9% 4,421   2,495 1,737 69.6%
22-24 6,586 4.5% 6,817   4,020 2,566 63.8%
25-34 23,118 16.0% 23,760   15,380 7,738 50.3%
35-44 22,038 15.2% 22,851   16,325 5,713 35.0%
45-54 22,501 15.5% 23,515   16,846 5,655 33.6%
55-59 8,496 5.9% 8,627   6,098 2,398 39.3%
60-64 5,370 3.7% 5,549   3,755 1,615 43.0%
65 and older 3,295 2.3% 3,297   2,155 1,140 52.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 95,636 98,837 67,074
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 982 1.0% 1,967   580 402 69.3%
Mining 515 0.5% 569   328 187 57.0%
Utilities 175 0.2% 195   120 55 45.8%
Construction 16,485 17.1% 15,916   13,341 3,144 23.6%
Manufacturing 6,620 6.9% 7,028   5,062 1,558 30.8%
Wholesale Trade 4,337 4.5% 4,694   3,316 1,021 30.8%
Retail Trade 9,006 9.3% 9,241   6,380 2,626 41.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,400 2.5% 2,502   1,551 849 54.7%
Information 1,252 1.3% 1,241   865 387 44.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,059 3.2% 3,167   2,468 591 23.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,158 2.2% 2,180   1,625 533 32.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,961 5.1% 5,116   3,801 1,160 30.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 370 0.4% 357   215 155 72.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,283 11.7% 11,519   7,876 3,407 43.3%
Educational Services 2,712 2.8% 3,018   1,144 1,568 137.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,964 6.2% 5,977   3,251 2,713 83.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,210 1.3% 1,145   795 415 52.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,446 5.6% 5,364   2,695 2,751 102.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,352 2.4% 2,396   1,601 751 46.9%
Public Administration 3,023 3.1% 2,857   1,681 1,342 79.8%
Information Not Available 11,326 11.7% 12,388   8,379 2,947 35.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 783,041 772,278 648,712
Male 454,931 58.1% 446,440   391,364 63,567 16.2%
Female 327,478 41.8% 325,247   256,770 70,708 27.5%
Information Not Available 632 0.1% 591   578 54 9.3%
 
Ethnicity 783,041 772,278 648,712
Hispanic or Latino 254,117 32.5% 266,129   247,527 6,590 2.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 400,602 51.2% 394,022   334,369 66,233 19.8%
Information Not Available 128,322 16.4% 112,127   66,816 61,506 92.1%
 
Race 783,041 772,278 648,712
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,659 0.6% 5,321   5,295 -636 -12.0%
Asian 65,780 8.4% 70,252   51,219 14,561 28.4%
Black or African American 50,144 6.4% 50,940   45,057 5,087 11.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 280,018 35.8% 266,129   232,797 47,221 20.3%
Information Not Available 382,440 48.8% 379,636   314,344 68,096 21.7%
 
Years of Age 783,041 772,278 648,712
Younger than 22 25,901 2.6% 30,347   28,113 -2,212 -7.9%
22-24 40,668 4.0% 46,309   40,821 -153 -0.4%
25-34 181,625 17.9% 193,610   159,434 22,191 13.9%
35-44 178,782 17.7% 175,876   157,220 21,562 13.7%
45-54 198,366 19.6% 192,528   158,471 39,895 25.2%
55-59 71,466 7.1% 66,114   52,086 19,380 37.2%
60-64 51,013 5.0% 43,452   31,290 19,723 63.0%
65 and older 34,588 3.4% 23,352   20,411 14,177 69.5%
Information Not Available 632 0.1% 690   866 -234 -27.0%
 
Industry 783,041 772,278 648,712
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 66,806 7.9% 60,892   74,807 -8,001 -10.7%
Mining 1,263 0.1% 2,266   1,733 -470 -27.1%
Utilities 2,448 0.3% 2,463   2,311 137 5.9%
Construction 106,054 12.5% 103,949   93,292 12,762 13.7%
Manufacturing 104,790 12.3% 105,722   89,056 15,734 17.7%
Wholesale Trade 23,611 2.8% 30,938   16,174 7,437 46.0%
Retail Trade 66,175 7.8% 63,355   58,536 7,639 13.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 22,190 2.6% 20,987   18,774 3,416 18.2%
Information 42,327 5.0% 39,215   39,377 2,950 7.5%
Finance and Insurance 26,849 3.2% 26,308   23,492 3,357 14.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 13,898 1.6% 9,065   9,531 4,367 45.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 23,769 2.8% 29,362   18,389 5,380 29.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 96,024 11.3% 89,859   78,946 17,078 21.6%
Educational Services 28,744 3.4% 32,416   17,234 11,510 66.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 45,011 5.3% 43,255   28,402 16,609 58.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 13,267 1.6% 13,991   9,435 3,832 40.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 32,929 3.9% 31,431   26,284 6,645 25.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 30,087 3.5% 29,165   20,988 9,099 43.4%
Public Administration 11,529 1.4% 12,021   7,510 4,019 53.5%
Information Not Available 25,270 3.0% 25,618   14,441 10,829 75.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 68,527 62,273 41,843
Male 43,925 64.1% 38,203   25,579 18,346 71.7%
Female 24,602 35.9% 24,070   16,264 8,338 51.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 68,527 62,273 41,843
Hispanic or Latino 14,389 21.0% 12,035   7,427 6,962 93.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 44,882 65.5% 41,754   27,850 17,032 61.2%
Information Not Available 9,256 13.5% 8,484   6,566 2,690 41.0%
 
Race 68,527 62,273 41,843
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,001 1.5% 869   630 371 58.9%
Asian 1,207 1.8% 1,191   658 549 83.4%
Black or African American 3,689 5.4% 3,569   2,513 1,176 46.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 246 0.4% 242   150 96 64.0%
White 47,914 69.9% 43,696   29,595 18,319 61.9%
Information Not Available 14,470 21.1% 12,706   8,297 6,173 74.4%
 
Years of Age 68,527 62,273 41,843
Younger than 22 1,708 1.5% 1,491   763 945 123.9%
22-24 3,441 3.1% 2,989   1,673 1,768 105.7%
25-34 15,769 14.0% 14,507   8,903 6,866 77.1%
35-44 16,328 14.5% 14,823   10,227 6,101 59.7%
45-54 18,379 16.4% 16,391   12,115 6,264 51.7%
55-59 6,974 6.2% 6,404   4,442 2,532 57.0%
60-64 4,117 3.7% 3,785   2,606 1,511 58.0%
65 and older 1,772 1.6% 1,855   1,114 658 59.1%
Information Not Available 39 0.0% 28   0 39 0.0%
 
Industry 68,527 62,273 41,843
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 584 0.8% 529   267 317 118.7%
Mining 990 1.4% 946   455 535 117.6%
Utilities 103 0.1% 82   32 71 221.9%
Construction 14,812 21.4% 11,321   8,382 6,430 76.7%
Manufacturing 6,074 8.8% 5,621   3,992 2,082 52.2%
Wholesale Trade 3,152 4.6% 3,106   1,939 1,213 62.6%
Retail Trade 5,552 8.0% 5,278   3,510 2,042 58.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,981 2.9% 1,794   1,392 589 42.3%
Information 2,094 3.0% 2,116   1,298 796 61.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,410 3.5% 2,393   2,045 365 17.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,458 2.1% 1,389   1,022 436 42.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,408 7.8% 5,295   3,597 1,811 50.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 487 0.7% 479   382 105 27.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,653 12.5% 7,724   5,306 3,347 63.1%
Educational Services 1,629 2.4% 1,653   774 855 110.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,415 4.9% 3,303   1,884 1,531 81.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,093 1.6% 1,164   746 347 46.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,724 5.4% 3,654   1,924 1,800 93.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,661 2.4% 1,602   1,013 648 64.0%
Public Administration 1,481 2.1% 1,285   856 625 73.0%
Information Not Available 1,766 2.6% 1,539   1,027 739 72.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 72,395 69,005 62,706
Male 43,181 59.6% 39,294   39,533 3,648 9.2%
Female 29,214 40.4% 29,711   23,173 6,041 26.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 72,395 69,005 62,706
Hispanic or Latino 10,696 14.8% 9,397   9,897 799 8.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 61,699 85.2% 59,608   52,809 8,890 16.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 72,395 69,005 62,706
American Indian or Alaskan Native 235 0.3% 222   236 -1 -0.4%
Asian 1,090 1.5% 1,113   976 114 11.7%
Black or African American 8,799 12.2% 8,823   7,774 1,025 13.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 40,841 56.4% 38,268   36,295 4,546 12.5%
Information Not Available 21,430 29.6% 20,579   17,425 4,005 23.0%
 
Years of Age 72,395 69,005 62,706
Younger than 22 2,820 2.6% 2,616   2,450 370 15.1%
22-24 4,749 4.4% 4,465   4,007 742 18.5%
25-34 15,696 14.5% 14,610   13,938 1,758 12.6%
35-44 15,665 14.5% 14,930   14,620 1,045 7.1%
45-54 17,912 16.6% 17,337   15,326 2,586 16.9%
55-59 6,888 6.4% 6,588   5,516 1,372 24.9%
60-64 5,022 4.6% 4,960   3,950 1,072 27.1%
65 and older 3,643 3.4% 3,499   2,899 744 25.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 72,395 69,005 62,706
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 972 1.3% 566   878 94 10.7%
Mining 38 0.1% 24   50 -12 -24.0%
Utilities 63 0.1% 60   50 13 26.0%
Construction 9,049 12.3% 7,180   10,175 -1,126 -11.1%
Manufacturing 12,691 17.3% 13,690   8,808 3,883 44.1%
Wholesale Trade 3,528 4.8% 3,565   3,035 493 16.2%
Retail Trade 7,324 10.0% 7,331   6,650 674 10.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,187 3.0% 2,232   1,971 216 11.0%
Information 1,594 2.2% 1,634   1,516 78 5.1%
Finance and Insurance 3,209 4.4% 3,323   2,825 384 13.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,091 1.5% 1,020   1,060 31 2.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,575 4.9% 3,586   2,999 576 19.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 468 0.6% 546   276 192 69.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,122 11.1% 6,776   8,044 78 1.0%
Educational Services 2,307 3.1% 2,197   1,539 768 49.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,785 7.9% 5,737   4,251 1,534 36.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,209 3.0% 1,755   2,126 83 3.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,237 5.8% 4,027   3,124 1,113 35.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,870 2.5% 1,781   1,588 282 17.8%
Public Administration 933 1.3% 904   784 149 19.0%
Information Not Available 1,143 1.6% 1,071   957 186 19.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,073 14,185 12,118
Male 7,091 47.0% 6,610   5,548 1,543 27.8%
Female 7,982 53.0% 7,575   6,569 1,413 21.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,073 14,185 12,118
Hispanic or Latino 1,538 10.2% 1,263   1,362 176 12.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,535 89.8% 12,922   10,389 3,146 30.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   367 -367 -100.0%
 
Race 15,073 14,185 12,118
American Indian or Alaskan Native 136 0.9% 112   102 34 33.3%
Asian 518 3.4% 416   312 206 66.0%
Black or African American 10,000 66.3% 9,553   9,187 813 8.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 91 0.6% 67   48 43 89.6%
White 3,925 26.0% 3,694   2,466 1,459 59.2%
Information Not Available 403 2.7% 343   3 400 13333.3%
 
Years of Age 15,073 14,185 12,118
Younger than 22 318 1.8% 303   327 -9 -2.8%
22-24 763 4.2% 738   631 132 20.9%
25-34 3,992 22.0% 3,912   3,004 988 32.9%
35-44 3,661 20.2% 3,425   2,956 705 23.8%
45-54 3,739 20.6% 3,435   3,169 570 18.0%
55-59 1,330 7.3% 1,209   1,081 249 23.0%
60-64 857 4.7% 772   636 221 34.7%
65 and older 413 2.3% 391   314 99 31.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,073 14,185 12,118
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Construction 4 0.0% 3   10 -6 -60.0%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 3 0.0% 3   7 -4 -57.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Information 0 0.0% 1   2 -2 -100.0%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2 0.0% 2   1 1 100.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 13 0.1% 16   20 -7 -35.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 24 0.2% 20   39 -15 -38.5%
Educational Services 2 0.0% 3   4 -2 -50.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4 0.0% 3   6 -2 -33.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4 0.0% 5   7 -3 -42.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3 0.0% 2   5 -2 -40.0%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 15,011 99.6% 14,124   12,014 2,997 24.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,479 12,937 10,797
Male 7,557 52.2% 6,689   426 7,131 1673.9%
Female 6,922 47.8% 6,248   10,371 -3,449 -33.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,479 12,937 10,797
Hispanic or Latino 592 4.1% 553   425 167 39.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,886 95.9% 12,384   10,372 3,514 33.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 14,479 12,937 10,797
American Indian or Alaskan Native 30 0.2% 36   24 6 25.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 4,821 33.3% 4,347   3,594 1,227 34.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 91 0.6% 85   39 52 133.3%
White 8,318 57.5% 7,394   6,447 1,871 29.0%
Information Not Available 1,218 8.4% 1,075   693 525 75.8%
 
Years of Age 14,479 12,937 10,797
Younger than 22 422 1.9% 645   391 31 7.9%
22-24 933 4.3% 906   746 187 25.1%
25-34 3,603 16.5% 3,074   2,640 963 36.5%
35-44 3,207 14.7% 2,819   2,475 732 29.6%
45-54 3,337 15.3% 2,986   2,546 791 31.1%
55-59 1,240 5.7% 1,124   843 397 47.1%
60-64 979 4.5% 747   650 329 50.6%
65 and older 652 3.0% 553   433 219 50.6%
Information Not Available 106 0.5% 83   73 33 45.2%
 
Industry 14,479 12,937 10,797
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 19 0.1% 21   26 -7 -26.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 12 0.1% 9   8 4 50.0%
Construction 1,572 10.8% 1,406   1,647 -75 -4.6%
Manufacturing 1,348 9.3% 1,087   746 602 80.7%
Wholesale Trade 700 4.8% 667   412 288 69.9%
Retail Trade 1,940 13.4% 1,787   1,837 103 5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 407 2.8% 378   333 74 22.2%
Information 342 2.4% 276   200 142 71.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,201 8.3% 1,120   709 492 69.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 285 2.0% 263   258 27 10.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 927 6.4% 853   602 325 54.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 61 0.4% 52   39 22 56.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,075 14.3% 1,849   1,586 489 30.8%
Educational Services 280 1.9% 278   177 103 58.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,084 7.5% 1,001   690 394 57.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 339 2.3% 301   173 166 96.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,306 9.0% 1,075   910 396 43.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 454 3.1% 401   295 159 53.9%
Public Administration 95 0.7% 87   68 27 39.7%
Information Not Available 32 0.2% 26   80 -48 -60.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 270,873 269,914 243,632
Male 157,100 58.0% 157,034   141,712 15,388 10.9%
Female 112,999 41.7% 111,919   101,845 11,154 11.0%
Information Not Available 774 0.3% 961   75 699 932.0%
 
Ethnicity 270,873 269,914 243,632
Hispanic or Latino 73,061 27.0% 75,154   70,950 2,111 3.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 181,270 66.9% 178,279   159,093 22,177 13.9%
Information Not Available 16,542 6.1% 16,481   13,589 2,953 21.7%
 
Race 270,873 269,914 243,632
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,363 0.5% 1,072   1,014 349 34.4%
Asian 2,284 0.8% 2,143   2,065 219 10.6%
Black or African American 47,970 17.7% 48,403   43,246 4,724 10.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3,795 1.4% 3,325   3,078 717 23.3%
White 172,869 63.8% 169,559   154,175 18,694 12.1%
Information Not Available 42,592 15.7% 45,412   40,054 2,538 6.3%
 
Years of Age 270,873 269,914 243,632
Younger than 22 8,990 2.1% 8,942   8,409 581 6.9%
22-24 15,401 3.6% 15,038   13,327 2,074 15.6%
25-34 59,650 14.0% 60,005   51,992 7,658 14.7%
35-44 61,786 14.5% 60,190   59,012 2,774 4.7%
45-54 69,266 16.3% 68,171   61,190 8,076 13.2%
55-59 24,169 5.7% 25,125   23,875 294 1.2%
60-64 17,869 4.2% 18,733   15,316 2,553 16.7%
65 and older 13,669 3.2% 13,634   10,511 3,158 30.0%
Information Not Available 73 0.0% 76   0 73 0.0%
 
Industry 270,873 269,914 243,632
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,805 0.7% 2,845   1,201 604 50.3%
Mining 147 0.1% 185   263 -116 -44.1%
Utilities 479 0.2% 222   375 104 27.7%
Construction 33,085 12.1% 31,370   33,823 -738 -2.2%
Manufacturing 19,601 7.2% 20,026   18,319 1,282 7.0%
Wholesale Trade 12,674 4.6% 13,080   10,511 2,163 20.6%
Retail Trade 28,259 10.4% 28,081   26,353 1,906 7.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,263 2.3% 7,020   5,969 294 4.9%
Information 5,305 1.9% 6,097   4,017 1,288 32.1%
Finance and Insurance 10,648 3.9% 9,939   10,999 -351 -3.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6,116 2.2% 6,097   5,443 673 12.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 15,437 5.7% 15,814   13,777 1,660 12.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,768 0.6% 1,884   1,952 -184 -9.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 49,997 18.3% 49,364   51,730 -1,733 -3.4%
Educational Services 6,116 2.2% 6,946   4,505 1,611 35.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 17,869 6.6% 16,664   13,927 3,942 28.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,342 2.0% 5,136   4,692 650 13.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 21,738 8.0% 21,209   17,156 4,582 26.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,479 2.7% 7,094   6,081 1,398 23.0%
Public Administration 3,611 1.3% 3,769   1,614 1,997 123.7%
Information Not Available 17,134 6.3% 17,072   10,925 6,209 56.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 141,419 143,726 123,075
Male 77,780 55.0% 78,128   70,309 7,471 10.6%
Female 61,452 43.5% 63,504   51,085 10,367 20.3%
Information Not Available 2,187 1.5% 2,094   1,681 506 30.1%
 
Ethnicity 141,419 143,726 123,075
Hispanic or Latino 822 0.6% 784   479 343 71.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 138,410 97.9% 140,848   120,915 17,495 14.5%
Information Not Available 2,187 1.5% 2,094   1,681 506 30.1%
 
Race 141,419 143,726 123,075
American Indian or Alaskan Native 755 0.5% 768   714 41 5.7%
Asian 2,284 1.6% 2,463   1,593 691 43.4%
Black or African American 61,105 43.2% 62,432   55,578 5,527 9.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 75,088 53.1% 75,969   63,509 11,579 18.2%
Information Not Available 2,187 1.5% 2,094   1,681 506 30.1%
 
Years of Age 141,419 143,726 123,075
Younger than 22 4,403 2.1% 4,063   4,709 -306 -6.5%
22-24 7,005 3.4% 6,877   7,107 -102 -1.4%
25-34 32,049 15.3% 32,402   29,375 2,674 9.1%
35-44 35,270 16.9% 35,883   31,048 4,222 13.6%
45-54 33,813 16.2% 34,700   28,337 5,476 19.3%
55-59 11,744 5.6% 12,297   9,043 2,701 29.9%
60-64 7,634 3.7% 8,061   5,420 2,214 40.8%
65 and older 3,893 1.9% 4,239   2,906 987 34.0%
Information Not Available 5,608 2.7% 5,204   5,130 478 9.3%
 
Industry 141,419 143,726 123,075
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,751 1.9% 2,747   2,884 -133 -4.6%
Mining 335 0.2% 342   306 29 9.5%
Utilities 262 0.2% 261   177 85 48.0%
Construction 12,686 8.8% 12,520   10,786 1,900 17.6%
Manufacturing 16,115 11.2% 16,176   15,493 622 4.0%
Wholesale Trade 9,754 6.8% 9,821   7,351 2,403 32.7%
Retail Trade 10,184 7.1% 10,280   9,419 765 8.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,742 2.6% 3,837   3,516 226 6.4%
Information 3,248 2.3% 3,463   2,103 1,145 54.4%
Finance and Insurance 3,889 2.7% 4,210   2,972 917 30.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,591 1.8% 2,721   2,324 267 11.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 21,369 14.8% 22,135   18,605 2,764 14.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 228 0.2% 214   285 -57 -20.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 520 0.4% 539   401 119 29.7%
Educational Services 4,033 2.8% 4,158   2,203 1,830 83.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,009 4.2% 6,289   4,205 1,804 42.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,865 4.1% 5,503   5,149 716 13.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,368 0.9% 1,299   1,102 266 24.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,499 1.0% 1,679   1,170 329 28.1%
Public Administration 1,807 1.3% 1,920   1,170 637 54.4%
Information Not Available 33,164 23.0% 33,612   31,454 1,710 5.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,066 19,409 17,653
Male 12,549 62.5% 12,335   11,185 1,364 12.2%
Female 7,516 37.5% 7,074   6,468 1,048 16.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,066 19,409 17,653
Hispanic or Latino 975 4.9% 953   1,067 -92 -8.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,723 78.4% 15,156   13,709 2,014 14.7%
Information Not Available 3,368 16.8% 3,300   2,877 491 17.1%
 
Race 20,066 19,409 17,653
American Indian or Alaskan Native 106 0.5% 94   134 -28 -20.9%
Asian 6,833 34.1% 6,577   6,167 666 10.8%
Black or African American 342 1.7% 328   286 56 19.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5,079 25.3% 4,861   4,267 812 19.0%
White 5,221 26.0% 5,113   4,693 528 11.3%
Information Not Available 2,485 12.4% 2,436   2,106 379 18.0%
 
Years of Age 20,066 19,409 17,653
Younger than 22 574 2.4% 569   521 53 10.2%
22-24 1,069 4.4% 1,068   1,046 23 2.2%
25-34 4,948 20.6% 4,822   4,212 736 17.5%
35-44 4,692 19.5% 4,459   4,183 509 12.2%
45-54 4,906 20.4% 4,699   4,361 545 12.5%
55-59 1,907 7.9% 1,846   1,711 196 11.5%
60-64 1,215 5.0% 1,206   1,003 212 21.1%
65 and older 755 3.1% 740   616 139 22.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,066 19,409 17,653
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 334 1.6% 270   389 -55 -14.1%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   3 -2 -66.7%
Utilities 12 0.1% 12   9 3 33.3%
Construction 5,328 26.1% 5,423   4,760 568 11.9%
Manufacturing 499 2.4% 505   442 57 12.9%
Wholesale Trade 448 2.2% 436   309 139 45.0%
Retail Trade 1,308 6.4% 1,258   1,128 180 16.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 797 3.9% 821   784 13 1.7%
Information 336 1.6% 327   202 134 66.3%
Finance and Insurance 335 1.6% 340   330 5 1.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 362 1.8% 359   415 -53 -12.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 607 3.0% 625   475 132 27.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 39 0.2% 39   57 -18 -31.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,195 10.8% 2,218   2,034 161 7.9%
Educational Services 233 1.1% 231   113 120 106.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 920 4.5% 878   567 353 62.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 324 1.6% 297   254 70 27.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,767 13.6% 2,596   3,115 -348 -11.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 488 2.4% 441   421 67 15.9%
Public Administration 513 2.5% 509   214 299 139.7%
Information Not Available 2,220 10.9% 1,823   1,632 588 36.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 51,884 40,946 43,985
Male 35,819 69.0% 25,392   30,221 5,598 18.5%
Female 16,065 31.0% 15,554   13,764 2,301 16.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 51,884 40,946 43,985
Hispanic or Latino 2,083 4.0% 1,448   1,698 385 22.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,707 59.2% 24,604   28,622 2,085 7.3%
Information Not Available 19,094 36.8% 14,894   13,665 5,429 39.7%
 
Race 51,884 40,946 43,985
American Indian or Alaskan Native 211 0.4% 183   148 63 42.6%
Asian 327 0.6% 287   264 63 23.9%
Black or African American 1,975 3.8% 1,824   1,622 353 21.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 28,194 54.3% 22,310   26,588 1,606 6.0%
Information Not Available 21,177 40.8% 16,342   15,363 5,814 37.8%
 
Years of Age 51,884 40,946 43,985
Younger than 22 1,319 1.7% 1,598   1,084 235 21.7%
22-24 2,993 3.9% 2,481   2,600 393 15.1%
25-34 12,815 16.7% 9,791   10,654 2,161 20.3%
35-44 11,381 14.8% 9,106   9,595 1,786 18.6%
45-54 12,925 16.9% 10,359   11,231 1,694 15.1%
55-59 4,888 6.4% 3,662   4,172 716 17.2%
60-64 3,384 4.4% 2,482   2,736 648 23.7%
65 and older 2,178 2.8% 1,466   1,913 265 13.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 51,884 40,946 43,985
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 375 0.7% 328   280 95 33.9%
Mining 471 0.9% 72   164 307 187.2%
Utilities 129 0.2% 120   61 68 111.5%
Construction 13,006 24.9% 5,905   9,105 3,901 42.8%
Manufacturing 12,149 23.2% 11,287   13,807 -1,658 -12.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,082 4.0% 1,856   1,624 458 28.2%
Retail Trade 3,535 6.8% 3,205   2,627 908 34.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,722 3.3% 1,329   1,188 534 44.9%
Information 1,079 2.1% 1,219   795 284 35.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,303 2.5% 1,329   965 338 35.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 482 0.9% 413   351 131 37.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,454 2.8% 1,479   987 467 47.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.1% 52   48 9 18.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,854 9.3% 3,687   4,075 779 19.1%
Educational Services 783 1.5% 776   449 334 74.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,449 4.7% 2,426   1,546 903 58.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 926 1.8% 777   695 231 33.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,629 5.0% 2,403   1,730 899 52.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 993 1.9% 949   614 379 61.7%
Public Administration 901 1.7% 668   669 232 34.7%
Information Not Available 505 1.0% 666   2,205 -1,700 -77.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,168 26,926 31,748
Male 23,587 69.0% 17,134   22,500 1,087 4.8%
Female 10,578 31.0% 9,792   9,245 1,333 14.4%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 0   3 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 34,168 26,926 31,748
Hispanic or Latino 4,435 13.0% 3,218   4,134 301 7.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,925 84.7% 22,725   26,569 2,356 8.9%
Information Not Available 808 2.4% 983   1,045 -237 -22.7%
 
Race 34,168 26,926 31,748
American Indian or Alaskan Native 472 1.4% 377   464 8 1.7%
Asian 261 0.8% 266   289 -28 -9.7%
Black or African American 226 0.7% 209   199 27 13.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 97 0.3% 90   92 5 5.4%
White 27,540 80.6% 21,753   25,464 2,076 8.2%
Information Not Available 5,572 16.3% 4,231   5,240 332 6.3%
 
Years of Age 34,168 26,926 31,748
Younger than 22 1,727 2.9% 1,333   1,676 51 3.0%
22-24 2,533 4.2% 1,952   2,389 144 6.0%
25-34 8,854 14.7% 6,835   8,079 775 9.6%
35-44 7,472 12.4% 5,860   7,117 355 5.0%
45-54 8,009 13.3% 6,345   7,377 632 8.6%
55-59 2,893 4.8% 2,386   2,653 240 9.0%
60-64 1,639 2.7% 1,358   1,521 118 7.8%
65 and older 1,041 1.7% 857   936 105 11.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 34,168 26,926 31,748
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,631 4.6% 956   1,491 140 9.4%
Mining 318 0.9% 147   337 -19 -5.6%
Utilities 87 0.2% 66   53 34 64.2%
Construction 7,489 20.9% 4,623   7,197 292 4.1%
Manufacturing 4,225 11.8% 3,781   5,340 -1,115 -20.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,240 3.5% 1,053   1,041 199 19.1%
Retail Trade 3,188 8.9% 2,700   3,057 131 4.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 883 2.5% 712   810 73 9.0%
Information 403 1.1% 376   347 56 16.1%
Finance and Insurance 542 1.5% 515   613 -71 -11.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 376 1.1% 350   405 -29 -7.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,137 3.2% 1,027   1,080 57 5.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 67 0.2% 70   35 32 91.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,641 10.2% 2,691   3,028 613 20.2%
Educational Services 469 1.3% 483   285 184 64.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,876 5.2% 1,806   1,183 693 58.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 667 1.9% 542   525 142 27.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,916 5.4% 1,625   1,377 539 39.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 692 1.9% 634   594 98 16.5%
Public Administration 780 2.2% 638   537 243 45.3%
Information Not Available 2,541 7.1% 2,131   2,413 128 5.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 264,603 234,623 232,198
Male 168,346 63.6% 139,597   150,597 17,749 11.8%
Female 96,257 36.4% 95,026   81,601 14,656 18.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 264,603 234,623 232,198
Hispanic or Latino 45,254 17.1% 33,029   42,033 3,221 7.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 219,349 82.9% 201,594   190,165 29,184 15.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 264,603 234,623 232,198
American Indian or Alaskan Native 975 0.4% 864   895 80 8.9%
Asian 7,076 2.7% 6,779   5,586 1,490 26.7%
Black or African American 54,249 20.5% 53,279   49,239 5,010 10.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 199,176 75.3% 170,723   174,362 24,814 14.2%
Information Not Available 3,127 1.2% 2,978   2,116 1,011 47.8%
 
Years of Age 264,603 234,623 232,198
Younger than 22 9,436 2.1% 8,185   7,988 1,448 18.1%
22-24 16,015 3.6% 14,019   13,552 2,463 18.2%
25-34 66,511 14.8% 58,711   57,985 8,526 14.7%
35-44 64,384 14.3% 56,190   59,435 4,949 8.3%
45-54 64,286 14.3% 56,419   58,076 6,210 10.7%
55-59 22,156 4.9% 20,119   19,092 3,064 16.0%
60-64 13,473 3.0% 12,852   10,635 2,838 26.7%
65 and older 8,342 1.9% 8,128   5,435 2,907 53.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 264,603 234,623 232,198
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,520 0.6% 975   1,269 251 19.8%
Mining 772 0.3% 546   825 -53 -6.4%
Utilities 470 0.2% 403   241 229 95.0%
Construction 50,134 18.8% 34,775   46,028 4,106 8.9%
Manufacturing 37,428 14.1% 37,684   36,604 824 2.3%
Wholesale Trade 12,664 4.8% 12,148   11,427 1,237 10.8%
Retail Trade 21,545 8.1% 20,656   18,669 2,876 15.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,329 4.3% 10,691   10,289 1,040 10.1%
Information 4,599 1.7% 4,477   4,216 383 9.1%
Finance and Insurance 10,470 3.9% 10,533   10,144 326 3.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,677 1.4% 3,556   3,244 433 13.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 14,936 5.6% 14,394   12,221 2,715 22.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,286 0.5% 1,102   1,038 248 23.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 35,688 13.4% 27,297   32,771 2,917 8.9%
Educational Services 6,776 2.5% 7,164   4,228 2,548 60.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16,355 6.1% 15,935   11,734 4,621 39.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,778 1.8% 3,749   3,917 861 22.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,684 5.1% 12,875   10,474 3,210 30.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,683 2.5% 6,386   4,948 1,735 35.1%
Public Administration 5,002 1.9% 4,737   3,550 1,452 40.9%
Information Not Available 4,807 1.8% 4,540   4,361 446 10.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 96,041 87,955 114,918
Male 61,517 64.1% 52,816   76,768 -15,251 -19.9%
Female 34,413 35.8% 35,030   38,019 -3,606 -9.5%
Information Not Available 111 0.1% 109   131 -20 -15.3%
 
Ethnicity 96,041 87,955 114,918
Hispanic or Latino 4,679 4.9% 4,070   6,680 -2,001 -30.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 70,204 73.1% 63,793   85,412 -15,208 -17.8%
Information Not Available 21,158 22.0% 20,092   22,826 -1,668 -7.3%
 
Race 96,041 87,955 114,918
American Indian or Alaskan Native 409 0.4% 373   522 -113 -21.6%
Asian 607 0.6% 639   739 -132 -17.9%
Black or African American 11,169 11.6% 11,084   12,746 -1,577 -12.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 74 0.1% 74   105 -31 -29.5%
White 78,322 81.6% 71,029   93,671 -15,349 -16.4%
Information Not Available 5,460 5.7% 4,756   7,135 -1,675 -23.5%
 
Years of Age 96,041 87,955 114,918
Younger than 22 3,257 1.9% 2,917   4,476 -1,219 -27.2%
22-24 5,927 3.5% 5,225   6,951 -1,024 -14.7%
25-34 23,695 14.0% 21,318   28,472 -4,777 -16.8%
35-44 23,280 13.8% 21,262   28,783 -5,503 -19.1%
45-54 23,850 14.1% 21,922   28,486 -4,636 -16.3%
55-59 8,393 5.0% 8,000   9,551 -1,158 -12.1%
60-64 5,093 3.0% 4,872   5,341 -248 -4.6%
65 and older 2,546 1.5% 2,439   2,858 -312 -10.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 96,041 87,955 114,918
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 393 0.4% 248   349 44 12.6%
Mining 303 0.3% 136   410 -107 -26.1%
Utilities 106 0.1% 91   83 23 27.7%
Construction 16,562 17.2% 11,104   18,238 -1,676 -9.2%
Manufacturing 21,650 22.5% 23,201   39,704 -18,054 -45.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,818 4.0% 3,813   4,164 -346 -8.3%
Retail Trade 7,389 7.7% 7,219   7,245 144 2.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,962 4.1% 3,279   4,457 -495 -11.1%
Information 1,167 1.2% 1,241   906 261 28.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,083 2.2% 2,204   2,148 -65 -3.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,393 1.4% 1,361   1,096 297 27.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,067 3.2% 3,138   2,867 200 7.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 460 0.5% 495   458 2 0.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,044 10.4% 8,117   11,057 -1,013 -9.2%
Educational Services 1,613 1.7% 1,681   942 671 71.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,648 5.9% 5,705   4,183 1,465 35.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,801 1.9% 1,392   1,480 321 21.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,746 4.9% 4,503   3,503 1,243 35.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,208 2.3% 2,099   2,072 136 6.6%
Public Administration 873 0.9% 807   735 138 18.8%
Information Not Available 6,755 7.0% 6,121   8,821 -2,066 -23.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,731 40,712 29,617
Male 29,866 65.3% 24,718   18,840 11,026 58.5%
Female 15,865 34.7% 15,994   10,777 5,088 47.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 45,731 40,712 29,617
Hispanic or Latino 3,247 7.1% 2,632   2,077 1,170 56.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,778 43.2% 17,520   13,067 6,711 51.4%
Information Not Available 22,706 49.7% 20,560   14,473 8,233 56.9%
 
Race 45,731 40,712 29,617
American Indian or Alaskan Native 684 1.5% 598   461 223 48.4%
Asian 988 2.2% 1,032   496 492 99.2%
Black or African American 6,712 14.7% 6,530   4,482 2,230 49.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 107 0.2% 126   74 33 44.6%
White 34,238 74.9% 29,775   21,943 12,295 56.0%
Information Not Available 3,002 6.6% 2,651   2,161 841 38.9%
 
Years of Age 45,731 40,712 29,617
Younger than 22 1,484 1.9% 1,286   1,010 474 46.9%
22-24 2,889 3.7% 2,513   1,849 1,040 56.2%
25-34 11,671 15.1% 10,498   7,269 4,402 60.6%
35-44 10,594 13.7% 9,321   7,014 3,580 51.0%
45-54 11,421 14.7% 10,105   7,677 3,744 48.8%
55-59 3,965 5.1% 3,583   2,479 1,486 59.9%
60-64 2,436 3.1% 2,224   1,470 966 65.7%
65 and older 1,271 1.6% 1,182   849 422 49.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 45,731 40,712 29,617
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 163 0.4% 139   355 -192 -54.1%
Mining 396 0.9% 380   313 83 26.5%
Utilities 60 0.1% 77   28 32 114.3%
Construction 8,059 17.6% 4,820   4,935 3,124 63.3%
Manufacturing 9,262 20.2% 8,979   6,146 3,116 50.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,793 6.1% 2,056   1,282 1,511 117.9%
Retail Trade 2,923 6.4% 2,754   2,121 802 37.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,486 3.2% 1,315   911 575 63.1%
Information 1,559 3.4% 1,670   901 658 73.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,192 2.6% 1,239   909 283 31.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 550 1.2% 503   448 102 22.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,006 4.4% 1,990   1,270 736 58.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 134 0.3% 126   211 -77 -36.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,279 9.3% 3,835   3,227 1,052 32.6%
Educational Services 830 1.8% 967   443 387 87.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,193 7.0% 3,137   1,803 1,390 77.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 320 0.7% 261   253 67 26.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,529 3.3% 1,529   914 615 67.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 999 2.2% 967   781 218 27.9%
Public Administration 862 1.9% 824   555 307 55.3%
Information Not Available 3,136 6.8% 3,144   1,811 1,325 73.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 58,857 54,071 56,368
Male 38,652 65.7% 33,863   37,108 1,544 4.2%
Female 20,205 34.3% 20,208   19,260 945 4.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 58,857 54,071 56,368
Hispanic or Latino 318 0.5% 245   92 226 245.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,390 2.4% 1,274   1,743 -353 -20.3%
Information Not Available 57,149 97.1% 52,552   54,533 2,616 4.8%
 
Race 58,857 54,071 56,368
American Indian or Alaskan Native 309 0.5% 334   410 -101 -24.6%
Asian 229 0.4% 200   244 -15 -6.1%
Black or African American 6,169 10.5% 5,716   6,123 46 0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 51,303 87.2% 47,081   49,051 2,252 4.6%
Information Not Available 847 1.4% 740   540 307 56.9%
 
Years of Age 58,857 54,071 56,368
Younger than 22 1,798 1.7% 1,796   1,854 -56 -3.0%
22-24 3,129 2.9% 2,949   2,997 132 4.4%
25-34 14,390 13.5% 13,365   13,611 779 5.7%
35-44 14,337 13.4% 13,245   14,372 -35 -0.2%
45-54 14,682 13.7% 13,566   13,985 697 5.0%
55-59 5,433 5.1% 4,798   4,782 651 13.6%
60-64 3,246 3.0% 2,896   2,868 378 13.2%
65 and older 1,834 1.7% 1,452   1,890 -56 -3.0%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 4   9 -1 -11.1%
 
Industry 58,857 54,071 56,368
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 170 0.3% 111   221 -51 -23.1%
Mining 1,802 3.1% 1,916   604 1,198 198.3%
Utilities 90 0.2% 45   51 39 76.5%
Construction 9,455 16.0% 7,021   8,701 754 8.7%
Manufacturing 12,942 21.9% 12,563   16,585 -3,643 -22.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,448 4.1% 2,334   2,508 -60 -2.4%
Retail Trade 4,344 7.4% 3,903   3,735 609 16.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,506 4.2% 2,281   2,633 -127 -4.8%
Information 955 1.6% 998   761 194 25.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,336 2.3% 1,497   1,208 128 10.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 677 1.1% 642   576 101 17.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,340 4.0% 2,085   1,720 620 36.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 179 0.3% 192   120 59 49.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,402 9.2% 4,745   5,358 44 0.8%
Educational Services 1,170 2.0% 1,314   871 299 34.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,658 6.2% 3,555   2,859 799 27.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,372 2.3% 900   1,213 159 13.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,057 5.2% 2,900   2,338 719 30.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,322 2.2% 1,132   885 437 49.4%
Public Administration 560 0.9% 428   558 2 0.4%
Information Not Available 3,072 5.2% 3,509   2,863 209 7.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 95,999 77,367 38,836
Male 54,652 56.9% 44,601   19,432 35,220 181.2%
Female 41,346 43.1% 32,765   19,403 21,943 113.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 95,999 77,367 38,836
Hispanic or Latino 2,728 2.8% 2,116   880 1,848 210.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 93,070 96.9% 75,089   37,870 55,200 145.8%
Information Not Available 201 0.2% 162   86 115 133.7%
 
Race 95,999 77,367 38,836
American Indian or Alaskan Native 727 0.8% 604   226 501 221.7%
Asian 928 1.0% 706   274 654 238.7%
Black or African American 50,379 52.5% 40,592   21,502 28,877 134.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 171 0.2% 149   62 109 175.8%
White 43,747 45.6% 35,290   16,729 27,018 161.5%
Information Not Available 47 0.0% 26   43 4 9.3%
 
Years of Age 95,999 77,367 38,836
Younger than 22 3,262 2.4% 2,970   1,288 1,974 153.3%
22-24 6,403 4.8% 5,580   2,517 3,886 154.4%
25-34 25,686 19.1% 21,700   10,194 15,492 152.0%
35-44 21,291 15.8% 17,438   9,151 12,140 132.7%
45-54 23,051 17.1% 17,797   9,397 13,654 145.3%
55-59 7,728 5.7% 5,845   3,094 4,634 149.8%
60-64 5,061 3.8% 3,657   1,943 3,118 160.5%
65 and older 3,517 2.6% 2,380   1,250 2,267 181.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 95,999 77,367 38,836
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 803 0.8% 526   539 264 49.0%
Mining 1,606 1.7% 1,705   408 1,198 293.6%
Utilities 181 0.2% 143   86 95 110.5%
Construction 13,599 14.0% 11,080   4,850 8,749 180.4%
Manufacturing 7,647 7.9% 6,307   4,061 3,586 88.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,161 2.2% 1,939   848 1,313 154.8%
Retail Trade 5,911 6.1% 5,180   2,850 3,061 107.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,612 2.7% 2,227   1,122 1,490 132.8%
Information 761 0.8% 689   498 263 52.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,284 1.3% 1,129   698 586 84.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,232 1.3% 1,063   517 715 138.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,540 3.7% 3,118   1,628 1,912 117.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 347 0.4% 302   146 201 137.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,724 5.9% 4,928   2,454 3,270 133.3%
Educational Services 1,482 1.5% 1,407   700 782 111.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,104 6.3% 5,419   2,985 3,119 104.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,079 1.1% 938   586 493 84.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,837 5.0% 4,200   2,068 2,769 133.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,689 2.8% 2,271   1,322 1,367 103.4%
Public Administration 1,241 1.3% 1,152   638 603 94.5%
Information Not Available 31,159 32.2% 21,644   9,832 21,327 216.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 130,589 119,450 126,437
Male 82,380 63.1% 71,450   83,829 -1,449 -1.7%
Female 48,209 36.9% 48,000   42,608 5,601 13.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 130,589 119,450 126,437
Hispanic or Latino 13,152 10.1% 11,644   12,272 880 7.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 115,068 88.1% 105,549   111,726 3,342 3.0%
Information Not Available 2,369 1.8% 2,257   2,439 -70 -2.9%
 
Race 130,589 119,450 126,437
American Indian or Alaskan Native 318 0.2% 298   316 2 0.6%
Asian 3,676 2.8% 3,663   3,440 236 6.9%
Black or African American 10,183 7.8% 9,759   9,341 842 9.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 80 0.1% 78   95 -15 -15.8%
White 106,640 81.7% 96,965   103,377 3,263 3.2%
Information Not Available 9,692 7.4% 8,687   9,868 -176 -1.8%
 
Years of Age 130,589 119,450 126,437
Younger than 22 4,230 1.8% 3,730   4,073 157 3.9%
22-24 7,790 3.4% 7,084   7,249 541 7.5%
25-34 30,156 13.2% 27,240   28,039 2,117 7.6%
35-44 30,271 13.2% 27,557   30,675 -404 -1.3%
45-54 32,074 14.0% 29,607   32,138 -64 -0.2%
55-59 11,823 5.2% 10,959   11,375 448 3.9%
60-64 8,494 3.7% 7,943   7,754 740 9.5%
65 and older 5,751 2.5% 5,330   5,134 617 12.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 130,589 119,450 126,437
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,011 0.8% 849   845 166 19.6%
Mining 156 0.1% 61   216 -60 -27.8%
Utilities 117 0.1% 109   125 -8 -6.4%
Construction 21,489 16.3% 16,766   22,138 -649 -2.9%
Manufacturing 11,890 9.0% 12,708   14,464 -2,574 -17.8%
Wholesale Trade 5,880 4.5% 5,958   5,666 214 3.8%
Retail Trade 10,623 8.1% 10,350   10,719 -96 -0.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,809 2.9% 3,556   3,558 251 7.1%
Information 3,638 2.8% 3,455   2,999 639 21.3%
Finance and Insurance 4,608 3.5% 4,869   4,247 361 8.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,944 1.5% 1,816   1,932 12 0.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 9,338 7.1% 9,621   8,129 1,209 14.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 413 0.3% 463   337 76 22.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,563 11.8% 11,567   16,058 -495 -3.1%
Educational Services 2,930 2.2% 2,985   1,636 1,294 79.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,897 7.5% 9,979   7,089 2,808 39.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,795 2.9% 2,652   3,609 186 5.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 10,047 7.6% 8,671   8,133 1,914 23.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 5,180 3.9% 4,984   3,926 1,254 31.9%
Public Administration 3,990 3.0% 3,961   2,511 1,479 58.9%
Information Not Available 4,271 3.2% 4,070   8,100 -3,829 -47.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 75,462 74,246 65,852
Male 45,075 59.7% 43,152   39,232 5,843 14.9%
Female 30,387 40.3% 31,094   26,620 3,767 14.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 75,462 74,246 65,852
Hispanic or Latino 4,824 6.4% 4,499   3,423 1,401 40.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 69,542 92.2% 68,607   61,359 8,183 13.3%
Information Not Available 1,096 1.5% 1,140   1,010 86 8.5%
 
Race 75,462 74,246 65,852
American Indian or Alaskan Native 236 0.3% 222   168 68 40.5%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 28,390 37.6% 29,203   25,628 2,762 10.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 122 0.2% 125   119 3 2.5%
White 40,794 54.1% 39,057   35,445 5,349 15.1%
Information Not Available 5,920 7.8% 5,639   4,492 1,428 31.8%
 
Years of Age 75,462 74,246 65,852
Younger than 22 3,230 2.9% 3,230   2,590 640 24.7%
22-24 5,236 4.7% 5,199   4,144 1,092 26.4%
25-34 18,291 16.3% 18,334   15,211 3,080 20.2%
35-44 16,788 15.0% 16,400   15,558 1,230 7.9%
45-54 18,066 16.1% 17,660   16,373 1,693 10.3%
55-59 6,268 5.6% 6,069   5,467 801 14.7%
60-64 4,254 3.8% 4,167   3,630 624 17.2%
65 and older 3,329 3.0% 3,187   2,879 450 15.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 75,462 74,246 65,852
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 194 0.3% 138   180 14 7.8%
Mining 153 0.2% 121   76 77 101.3%
Utilities 85 0.1% 78   67 18 26.9%
Construction 14,230 18.8% 13,178   11,721 2,509 21.4%
Manufacturing 770 1.0% 696   791 -21 -2.7%
Wholesale Trade 3,037 4.0% 3,001   2,871 166 5.8%
Retail Trade 2,240 3.0% 2,291   2,218 22 1.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,738 2.3% 1,710   1,429 309 21.6%
Information 1,379 1.8% 1,435   1,367 12 0.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,461 3.3% 2,779   2,865 -404 -14.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,577 2.1% 1,661   1,634 -57 -3.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,737 7.6% 5,908   4,477 1,260 28.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 333 0.4% 279   297 36 12.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,687 11.5% 8,199   8,164 523 6.4%
Educational Services 2,654 3.5% 2,773   1,490 1,164 78.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,529 7.3% 5,753   3,654 1,875 51.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,406 1.9% 1,159   1,230 176 14.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,088 8.0% 5,777   4,725 1,363 28.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,173 2.9% 2,189   1,945 228 11.7%
Public Administration 1,627 2.2% 1,590   1,071 556 51.9%
Information Not Available 13,364 17.7% 13,531   13,580 -216 -1.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,338 14,973 17,364
Male 11,671 63.6% 8,918   11,511 160 1.4%
Female 6,667 36.4% 6,055   5,852 815 13.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,338 14,973 17,364
Hispanic or Latino 201 1.1% 166   141 60 42.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,033 65.6% 10,058   11,869 164 1.4%
Information Not Available 6,104 33.3% 4,749   5,354 750 14.0%
 
Race 18,338 14,973 17,364
American Indian or Alaskan Native 159 0.9% 124   142 17 12.0%
Asian 68 0.4% 76   69 -1 -1.4%
Black or African American 171 0.9% 140   166 5 3.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,061 71.2% 10,892   12,848 213 1.7%
Information Not Available 4,879 26.6% 3,741   4,139 740 17.9%
 
Years of Age 18,338 14,973 17,364
Younger than 22 946 3.1% 664   965 -19 -2.0%
22-24 1,271 4.2% 1,038   1,258 13 1.0%
25-34 4,154 13.7% 3,265   3,958 196 5.0%
35-44 3,864 12.8% 3,208   3,841 23 0.6%
45-54 4,615 15.2% 3,860   4,294 321 7.5%
55-59 1,740 5.7% 1,430   1,522 218 14.3%
60-64 1,101 3.6% 991   992 109 11.0%
65 and older 647 2.1% 517   534 113 21.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,338 14,973 17,364
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 246 1.3% 179   232 14 6.0%
Mining 8 0.0% 1   10 -2 -20.0%
Utilities 14 0.1% 25   57 -43 -75.4%
Construction 2,606 14.0% 1,633   3,048 -442 -14.5%
Manufacturing 2,048 11.0% 1,780   2,018 30 1.5%
Wholesale Trade 455 2.4% 410   490 -35 -7.1%
Retail Trade 1,249 6.7% 1,177   1,226 23 1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 311 1.7% 262   306 5 1.6%
Information 130 0.7% 127   141 -11 -7.8%
Finance and Insurance 214 1.2% 218   173 41 23.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 165 0.9% 129   135 30 22.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 421 2.3% 407   323 98 30.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25 0.1% 26   5 20 400.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,175 6.3% 775   1,292 -117 -9.1%
Educational Services 225 1.2% 218   208 17 8.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 818 4.4% 832   660 158 23.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 388 2.1% 314   353 35 9.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,826 9.8% 1,387   1,664 162 9.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 306 1.6% 246   271 35 12.9%
Public Administration 228 1.2% 209   227 1 0.4%
Information Not Available 5,480 29.5% 4,618   4,525 955 21.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 215,534 201,820 226,209
Male 136,870 63.5% 122,105   150,245 -13,375 -8.9%
Female 78,640 36.5% 79,685   75,938 2,702 3.6%
Information Not Available 24 0.0% 30   26 -2 -7.7%
 
Ethnicity 215,534 201,820 226,209
Hispanic or Latino 8,269 3.8% 6,305   8,731 -462 -5.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 168,355 78.1% 159,384   171,203 -2,848 -1.7%
Information Not Available 38,910 18.1% 36,131   46,275 -7,365 -15.9%
 
Race 215,534 201,820 226,209
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,387 1.1% 2,008   2,201 186 8.5%
Asian 1,970 0.9% 2,184   1,989 -19 -1.0%
Black or African American 24,822 11.5% 25,734   24,373 449 1.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 128 0.1% 121   160 -32 -20.0%
White 135,395 62.8% 126,083   141,013 -5,618 -4.0%
Information Not Available 50,832 23.6% 45,690   56,473 -5,641 -10.0%
 
Years of Age 215,534 201,820 226,209
Younger than 22 6,948 2.0% 5,912   7,723 -775 -10.0%
22-24 13,125 3.9% 11,845   13,943 -818 -5.9%
25-34 51,243 15.1% 46,461   54,299 -3,056 -5.6%
35-44 52,429 15.4% 49,298   57,874 -5,445 -9.4%
45-54 55,011 16.2% 53,340   58,231 -3,220 -5.5%
55-59 19,739 5.8% 18,868   18,422 1,317 7.1%
60-64 10,900 3.2% 10,513   10,200 700 6.9%
65 and older 5,581 1.6% 5,152   5,445 136 2.5%
Information Not Available 558 0.2% 431   72 486 675.0%
 
Industry 215,534 201,820 226,209
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,534 1.2% 1,605   2,071 463 22.4%
Mining 968 0.4% 547   1,040 -72 -6.9%
Utilities 161 0.1% 131   100 61 61.0%
Construction 27,465 12.6% 17,703   31,238 -3,773 -12.1%
Manufacturing 40,468 18.6% 44,897   48,804 -8,336 -17.1%
Wholesale Trade 7,477 3.4% 7,561   7,864 -387 -4.9%
Retail Trade 16,126 7.4% 15,354   13,735 2,391 17.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,972 2.7% 6,029   7,128 -1,156 -16.2%
Information 2,068 0.9% 2,238   2,032 36 1.8%
Finance and Insurance 4,920 2.3% 5,211   4,819 101 2.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,913 1.3% 3,035   2,286 627 27.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 10,829 5.0% 11,674   10,274 555 5.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 839 0.4% 834   1,154 -315 -27.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 23,797 10.9% 21,724   29,260 -5,463 -18.7%
Educational Services 5,185 2.4% 5,447   3,228 1,957 60.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13,755 6.3% 13,420   9,731 4,024 41.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,389 2.9% 4,996   5,675 714 12.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 11,153 5.1% 9,927   8,852 2,301 26.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,483 2.1% 4,274   3,680 803 21.8%
Public Administration 4,160 1.9% 3,366   2,790 1,370 49.1%
Information Not Available 23,872 10.9% 21,847   30,448 -6,576 -21.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 100,432 91,280 87,264
Male 69,188 68.9% 56,953   63,221 5,967 9.4%
Female 31,232 31.1% 34,315   24,025 7,207 30.0%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 12   18 -6 -33.3%
 
Ethnicity 100,432 91,280 87,264
Hispanic or Latino 3,064 3.1% 2,711   2,744 320 11.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 87,217 86.8% 78,933   75,632 11,585 15.3%
Information Not Available 10,151 10.1% 9,636   8,888 1,263 14.2%
 
Race 100,432 91,280 87,264
American Indian or Alaskan Native 983 1.0% 981   1,017 -34 -3.3%
Asian 2,373 2.4% 2,696   1,693 680 40.2%
Black or African American 5,072 5.1% 5,628   4,623 449 9.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 165 0.2% 178   166 -1 -0.6%
White 85,759 85.4% 75,776   74,369 11,390 15.3%
Information Not Available 6,080 6.1% 6,021   5,396 684 12.7%
 
Years of Age 100,432 91,280 87,264
Younger than 22 3,248 1.8% 2,715   3,075 173 5.6%
22-24 6,722 3.7% 5,614   6,071 651 10.7%
25-34 26,561 14.7% 22,710   22,799 3,762 16.5%
35-44 21,850 12.1% 19,686   19,560 2,290 11.7%
45-54 24,860 13.8% 23,251   21,818 3,042 13.9%
55-59 9,109 5.0% 8,844   7,542 1,567 20.8%
60-64 5,409 3.0% 5,590   4,221 1,188 28.1%
65 and older 2,632 1.5% 2,822   2,087 545 26.1%
Information Not Available 41 0.0% 48   91 -50 -54.9%
 
Industry 100,432 91,280 87,264
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 910 0.9% 706   832 78 9.4%
Mining 628 0.6% 539   677 -49 -7.2%
Utilities 303 0.3% 282   265 38 14.3%
Construction 24,430 24.1% 14,869   24,295 135 0.6%
Manufacturing 15,745 15.5% 16,147   14,041 1,704 12.1%
Wholesale Trade 4,375 4.3% 4,484   4,056 319 7.9%
Retail Trade 6,842 6.8% 7,010   6,407 435 6.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,003 3.0% 2,756   2,236 767 34.3%
Information 1,922 1.9% 2,143   1,346 576 42.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,472 2.4% 2,785   2,050 422 20.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,235 1.2% 1,268   1,086 149 13.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,963 4.9% 5,299   4,089 874 21.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,691 1.7% 1,841   1,081 610 56.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,114 8.0% 7,070   7,503 611 8.1%
Educational Services 2,399 2.4% 2,745   1,323 1,076 81.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,781 5.7% 6,448   3,707 2,074 55.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,680 1.7% 1,560   1,447 233 16.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,534 4.5% 4,571   3,321 1,213 36.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,329 2.3% 2,421   1,900 429 22.6%
Public Administration 2,007 2.0% 1,734   1,568 439 28.0%
Information Not Available 5,069 5.0% 4,602   4,034 1,035 25.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 96,432 88,019 80,550
Male 60,646 62.9% 52,768   50,673 9,973 19.7%
Female 35,764 37.1% 35,229   29,864 5,900 19.8%
Information Not Available 22 0.0% 22   13 9 69.2%
 
Ethnicity 96,432 88,019 80,550
Hispanic or Latino 1,500 1.6% 1,356   1,222 278 22.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,367 50.2% 43,749   36,177 12,190 33.7%
Information Not Available 46,565 48.3% 42,914   43,151 3,414 7.9%
 
Race 96,432 88,019 80,550
American Indian or Alaskan Native 679 0.7% 624   609 70 11.5%
Asian 697 0.7% 716   601 96 16.0%
Black or African American 16,654 17.3% 16,493   12,564 4,090 32.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 872 0.9% 734   672 200 29.8%
White 71,143 73.8% 63,230   54,651 16,492 30.2%
Information Not Available 6,387 6.6% 6,222   11,453 -5,066 -44.2%
 
Years of Age 96,432 88,019 80,550
Younger than 22 3,557 2.2% 3,029   2,779 778 28.0%
22-24 5,850 3.6% 5,382   4,712 1,138 24.2%
25-34 23,802 14.6% 21,720   19,300 4,502 23.3%
35-44 22,982 14.1% 20,963   19,958 3,024 15.2%
45-54 24,303 14.9% 22,021   21,000 3,303 15.7%
55-59 7,991 4.9% 7,479   6,603 1,388 21.0%
60-64 4,983 3.1% 4,697   3,862 1,121 29.0%
65 and older 2,870 1.8% 2,646   2,289 581 25.4%
Information Not Available 94 0.1% 82   47 47 100.0%
 
Industry 96,432 88,019 80,550
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 533 0.5% 301   520 13 2.5%
Mining 580 0.6% 430   327 253 77.4%
Utilities 135 0.1% 102   103 32 31.1%
Construction 19,498 20.1% 14,582   15,052 4,446 29.5%
Manufacturing 14,737 15.2% 14,538   16,162 -1,425 -8.8%
Wholesale Trade 4,045 4.2% 4,112   3,396 649 19.1%
Retail Trade 8,306 8.6% 7,992   6,986 1,320 18.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,156 4.3% 3,538   3,163 993 31.4%
Information 1,668 1.7% 1,736   1,665 3 0.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,655 2.7% 2,788   2,809 -154 -5.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,543 1.6% 1,456   1,331 212 15.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,011 4.1% 4,179   2,734 1,277 46.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 270 0.3% 271   273 -3 -1.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,822 10.1% 9,347   8,515 1,307 15.3%
Educational Services 2,076 2.1% 2,109   1,309 767 58.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,936 7.2% 6,683   4,644 2,292 49.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,761 1.8% 1,423   1,561 200 12.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,043 7.3% 6,603   4,868 2,175 44.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,575 2.7% 2,412   1,975 600 30.4%
Public Administration 1,080 1.1% 977   690 390 56.5%
Information Not Available 3,002 3.1% 2,440   2,467 535 21.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Dec 2009 Percent Nov 2009     Dec 2008 Annual Change