Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

February 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
February 2009
Feb 2009 Jan 2009 Monthly Change Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 6,074,109 5,693,109 381,000 3,302,038 2,772,071 84.0
Alaska 17,301 16,534 767 15,477 1,824 11.8
Alabama 71,284 71,450 -166 31,220 40,064 128.3
Arkansas 55,878 54,622 1,256 32,068 23,810 74.2
Arizona 86,298 76,291 10,007 30,958 55,340 178.8
California 762,005 710,093 51,912 474,637 287,368 60.5
Colorado 63,486 55,559 7,927 28,781 34,705 120.6
Connecticut 86,296 83,361 2,935 49,733 36,563 73.5
District of Columbia 10,725 9,806 919 6,194 4,531 73.2
Delaware 19,025 17,129 1,896 10,509 8,516 81.0
Florida 294,814 257,821 36,993 140,207 154,607 110.3
Georgia 149,634 142,729 6,905 68,067 81,567 119.8
Hawaii 19,007 18,336 671 7,809 11,198 143.4
Iowa 66,480 62,319 4,161 38,450 28,030 72.9
Idaho 46,030 42,696 3,334 24,787 21,243 85.7
Illinois 314,398 291,580 22,818 189,451 124,947 66.0
Indiana 157,847 154,022 3,825 79,907 77,940 97.5
Kansas 43,384 38,575 4,809 21,575 21,809 101.1
Kentucky 93,776 90,790 2,986 41,594 52,182 125.5
Louisiana 43,264 40,951 2,313 19,791 23,473 118.6
Massachusetts 174,059 160,691 13,368 110,085 63,974 58.1
Maryland 88,932 82,039 6,893 47,924 41,008 85.6
Maine 25,235 23,008 2,227 15,811 9,424 59.6
Michigan 333,848 363,212 -29,364 184,051 149,797 81.4
Minnesota 122,592 113,681 8,911 75,429 47,163 62.5
Missouri 114,269 108,625 5,644 63,119 51,150 81.0
Mississippi 41,861 41,630 231 20,048 21,813 108.8
Montana 15,398 14,286 1,112 8,461 6,937 82.0
North Carolina 202,587 183,646 18,941 89,888 112,699 125.4
North Dakota 10,870 10,278 592 6,482 4,388 67.7
Nebraska 24,985 23,615 1,370 12,180 12,805 105.1
New Hampshire 22,670 19,332 3,338 10,551 12,119 114.9
New Jersey 221,089 203,718 17,371 135,709 85,380 62.9
New Mexico 24,119 21,605 2,514 12,207 11,912 97.6
Nevada 72,243 69,011 3,232 34,367 37,876 110.2
New York 374,776 349,325 25,451 214,463 160,313 74.8
Ohio 247,675 236,713 10,962 134,301 113,374 84.4
Oklahoma 40,937 37,028 3,909 14,376 26,561 184.8
Oregon 125,630 116,507 9,123 58,937 66,693 113.2
Pennsylvania 371,104 342,388 28,716 222,263 148,841 67.0
Puerto Rico 45,835 39,296 6,539 33,798 12,037 35.6
Rhode Island 29,062 24,412 4,650 19,355 9,707 50.2
South Carolina 101,111 98,505 2,606 47,966 53,145 110.8
South Dakota 7,092 6,178 914 3,617 3,475 96.1
Tennessee 111,130 105,987 5,143 49,307 61,823 125.4
Texas 208,291 196,508 11,783 100,325 107,966 107.6
Utah 41,584 36,833 4,751 16,826 24,758 147.1
Virginia 97,951 88,828 9,123 47,215 50,736 107.5
Virgin Islands 577 538 39 344 233 67.7
Vermont 15,207 13,215 1,992 8,491 6,716 79.1
Washington 143,865 128,130 15,735 65,507 78,358 119.6
Wisconsin 178,869 165,469 13,400 104,607 74,262 71.0
West Virginia 29,369 27,136 2,233 18,621 10,748 57.7
Wyoming 8,355 7,072 1,283 4,192 4,163 99.3
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,074,109   5,693,109   3,302,038 2,772,071 84.0
Male 3,944,501 64.9% 3,680,482   2,118,335 1,826,166 86.2%
Female 2,124,149 35.0% 2,007,054   1,180,993 943,156 79.9%
Information Not Available 5,459 0.1% 5,573   2,710 2,749 101.4%
 
Ethnicity 6,074,109   5,693,109   3,302,038    
Hispanic or Latino 871,699 14.4% 796,518   515,033 356,666 69.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,377,799 84.1% 4,111,801   2,406,587 1,971,212 81.9%
Information Not Available 824,611 12.0% 784,790   380,418 444,193 116.8%
 
Race 6,074,109   5,693,109   3,302,038
American Indian or Alaskan Native 64,151 1.1% 58,523   34,671 29,480 85.0%
Asian 157,118 2.6% 137,976   65,988 91,130 138.1%
Black or African American 861,898 14.2% 838,939   479,267 382,631 79.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19,003 0.3% 21,462   10,960 8,043 73.4%
White 3,725,352 61.3% 3,466,959   2,008,127 1,717,225 85.5%
Information Not Available 1,246,588 20.5% 1,169,248   703,024 543,564 77.3%
 
Years of Age 6,074,109   5,693,109   3,302,038
Younger than 22 215,945 3.6% 192,223   128,703 87,242 67.8%
22-24 352,608 5.8% 320,380   191,237 161,371 84.4%
25-34 1,441,327 23.7% 1,346,444   772,038 669,289 86.7%
35-44 1,454,263 23.9% 1,381,151   822,435 631,828 76.8%
45-54 1,510,501 24.9% 1,424,857   811,854 698,647 86.1%
55-59 533,202 8.8% 498,622   272,833 260,369 95.4%
60-64 333,582 5.5% 310,873   165,597 167,985 101.4%
65 and older 201,830 3.3% 189,142   107,011 94,819 88.6%
Information Not Available 30,851 0.5% 29,417   30,330 521 1.7%
 
Industry 6,074,109   5,693,109   3,302,038
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 126,196 2.1% 117,445   103,181 23,015 22.3%
Mining 44,751 0.7% 36,731   20,455 24,296 118.8%
Utilities 8,725 0.1% 8,995   6,737 1,988 29.5%
Construction 1,016,968 16.7% 951,111   682,339 334,629 49.0%
Manufacturing 1,088,463 17.9% 1,041,578   425,577 662,886 155.8%
Wholesale Trade 253,151 4.2% 222,576   112,644 140,507 124.7%
Retail Trade 487,262 8.0% 445,933   257,068 230,194 89.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 209,589 3.5% 198,732   104,670 104,919 100.2%
Information 124,886 2.1% 113,235   75,511 49,375 65.4%
Finance and Insurance 166,473 2.7% 155,882   107,959 58,514 54.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 85,562 1.4% 79,950   54,913 30,649 55.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 266,455 4.4% 239,427   120,890 145,565 120.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26,243 0.4% 23,277   11,399 14,844 130.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 659,106 10.9% 612,537   373,314 285,792 76.6%
Educational Services 76,737 1.3% 81,101   47,453 29,284 61.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 249,879 4.1% 234,566   160,031 89,848 56.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 109,698 1.8% 105,128   73,484 36,214 49.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 295,032 4.9% 286,706   158,338 136,694 86.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 133,281 2.2% 122,933   76,436 56,845 74.4%
Public Administration 84,386 1.4% 80,056   51,257 33,129 64.6%
Information Not Available 561,266 9.2% 535,210   278,382 282,884 101.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,301 16,534 15,477 1,824 11.8
Male 11,529 66.6% 11,138   10,218 1,311 12.8%
Female 5,772 33.4% 5,396   5,259 513 9.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,301   16,534   15,477    
Hispanic or Latino 658 3.8% 628   446 212 47.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,476 95.2% 15,749   14,910 1,566 10.5%
Information Not Available 167 1.0% 157   121 46 38.0%
 
Race 17,301 16,534 15,477
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,664 27.0% 4,302   4,628 36 0.8%
Asian 850 4.9% 601   522 328 62.8%
Black or African American 550 3.2% 544   514 36 7.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 191 1.1% 159   109 82 75.2%
White 10,469 60.5% 10,366   9,266 1,203 13.0%
Information Not Available 577 3.3% 562   438 139 31.7%
 
Years of Age 17,301 16,534 15,477
Younger than 22 701 2.6% 646   623 78 12.5%
22-24 1,200 4.5% 1,122   1,168 32 2.7%
25-34 4,477 16.6% 4,380   4,087 390 9.5%
35-44 3,791 14.1% 3,650   3,358 433 12.9%
45-54 4,380 16.2% 4,242   3,959 421 10.6%
55-59 1,531 5.7% 1,435   1,221 310 25.4%
60-64 815 3.0% 702   674 141 20.9%
65 and older 406 1.5% 357   387 19 4.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 17,301 16,534 15,477
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 156 0.9% 163   179 -23 -12.8%
Mining 757 4.3% 686   529 228 43.1%
Utilities 117 0.7% 102   115 2 1.7%
Construction 4,321 24.8% 4,382   3,612 709 19.6%
Manufacturing 1,415 8.1% 1,121   1,013 402 39.7%
Wholesale Trade 219 1.3% 218   165 54 32.7%
Retail Trade 1,619 9.3% 1,417   1,262 357 28.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 914 5.2% 1,010   857 57 6.7%
Information 188 1.1% 200   156 32 20.5%
Finance and Insurance 220 1.3% 203   250 -30 -12.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 363 2.1% 308   380 -17 -4.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 495 2.8% 492   464 31 6.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.0% 11   48 -40 -83.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 911 5.2% 939   873 38 4.4%
Educational Services 392 2.2% 368   376 16 4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 989 5.7% 890   923 66 7.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 220 1.3% 209   208 12 5.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,440 8.2% 1,429   1,406 34 2.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 467 2.7% 430   404 63 15.6%
Public Administration 1,681 9.6% 1,590   1,876 -195 -10.4%
Information Not Available 409 2.3% 366   381 28 7.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 71,284 71,450 31,220
Male 43,001 60.3% 42,811   17,036 25,965 152.4%
Female 28,142 39.5% 28,589   14,125 14,017 99.2%
Information Not Available 141 0.2% 50   59 82 139.0%
 
Ethnicity 71,284 71,450 31,220
Hispanic or Latino 1,512 2.1% 1,507   738 774 104.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 57,497 80.7% 58,000   25,238 32,259 127.8%
Information Not Available 12,275 17.2% 11,943   5,244 7,031 134.1%
 
Race 71,284 71,450 31,220
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,308 3.2% 2,159   956 1,352 141.4%
Asian 972 1.4% 943   471 501 106.4%
Black or African American 25,890 36.3% 27,753   12,955 12,935 99.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 94 0.1% 106   55 39 70.9%
White 38,279 53.7% 36,667   15,129 23,150 153.0%
Information Not Available 3,741 5.2% 3,822   1,654 2,087 126.2%
 
Years of Age 71,284 71,450 31,220
Younger than 22 3,128 2.9% 3,044   1,285 1,843 143.4%
22-24 5,025 4.7% 4,915   2,157 2,868 133.0%
25-34 18,300 17.2% 18,333   7,860 10,440 132.8%
35-44 17,341 16.3% 18,064   7,632 9,709 127.2%
45-54 16,575 15.6% 16,698   7,533 9,042 120.0%
55-59 5,514 5.2% 5,412   2,424 3,090 127.5%
60-64 3,190 3.0% 3,032   1,387 1,803 130.0%
65 and older 2,136 2.0% 1,948   921 1,215 131.9%
Information Not Available 75 0.1% 4   21 54 257.1%
 
Industry 71,284 71,450 31,220
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 625 0.9% 586   258 367 142.2%
Mining 424 0.6% 320   90 334 371.1%
Utilities 90 0.1% 80   45 45 100.0%
Construction 8,729 12.1% 8,174   3,587 5,142 143.4%
Manufacturing 20,758 28.9% 23,202   8,888 11,870 133.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,995 4.2% 2,619   1,026 1,969 191.9%
Retail Trade 6,874 9.6% 6,517   3,106 3,768 121.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,517 3.5% 2,682   959 1,558 162.5%
Information 888 1.2% 843   436 452 103.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,694 2.4% 1,529   865 829 95.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 951 1.3% 847   380 571 150.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,498 3.5% 2,456   1,138 1,360 119.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 85 0.1% 80   38 47 123.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,985 11.1% 7,495   3,342 4,643 138.9%
Educational Services 1,207 1.7% 1,215   547 660 120.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,606 5.0% 3,466   1,870 1,736 92.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 399 0.6% 423   200 199 99.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,683 5.1% 3,740   1,747 1,936 110.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,386 1.9% 1,270   649 737 113.6%
Public Administration 760 1.1% 684   421 339 80.5%
Information Not Available 3,130 4.4% 3,222   1,628 1,502 92.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 55,878 54,622 32,068
Male 35,025 62.7% 33,629   19,226 15,799 82.2%
Female 20,852 37.3% 20,992   12,842 8,010 62.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 55,878 54,622 32,068
Hispanic or Latino 2,283 4.1% 1,841   794 1,489 187.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 53,594 95.9% 52,780   31,274 22,320 71.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Race 55,878 54,622 32,068
American Indian or Alaskan Native 580 1.0% 640   302 278 92.1%
Asian 531 1.0% 470   207 324 156.5%
Black or African American 13,856 24.8% 13,869   8,964 4,892 54.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 537 1.0% 418   201 336 167.2%
White 38,088 68.2% 37,381   21,599 16,489 76.3%
Information Not Available 2,286 4.1% 1,844   795 1,491 187.5%
 
Years of Age 55,878 54,622 32,068
Younger than 22 1,595 1.7% 1,455   738 857 116.1%
22-24 3,578 3.9% 3,677   2,199 1,379 62.7%
25-34 15,135 16.6% 14,949   8,483 6,652 78.4%
35-44 13,835 15.2% 13,478   7,945 5,890 74.1%
45-54 13,034 14.3% 12,647   7,705 5,329 69.2%
55-59 4,357 4.8% 4,132   2,501 1,856 74.2%
60-64 2,767 3.0% 2,677   1,398 1,369 97.9%
65 and older 1,574 1.7% 1,603   1,096 478 43.6%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 4   3 0 0.0%
 
Industry 55,878 54,622 32,068
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,257 2.2% 1,381   984 273 27.7%
Mining 419 0.7% 412   207 212 102.4%
Utilities 112 0.2% 100   78 34 43.6%
Construction 6,485 11.4% 6,381   4,090 2,395 58.6%
Manufacturing 15,097 26.4% 14,250   7,487 7,610 101.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,482 4.3% 2,238   1,421 1,061 74.7%
Retail Trade 6,334 11.1% 6,191   3,586 2,748 76.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,396 4.2% 2,249   1,370 1,026 74.9%
Information 515 0.9% 428   341 174 51.0%
Finance and Insurance 714 1.2% 772   537 177 33.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 386 0.7% 433   425 -39 -9.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 983 1.7% 920   570 413 72.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 139 0.2% 137   55 84 152.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,980 10.5% 6,106   3,290 2,690 81.8%
Educational Services 1,542 2.7% 1,561   900 642 71.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,820 6.7% 3,979   2,629 1,191 45.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 537 0.9% 560   268 269 100.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,260 7.5% 4,212   2,450 1,810 73.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,171 2.0% 1,079   693 478 69.0%
Public Administration 1,187 2.1% 1,190   665 522 78.5%
Information Not Available 62 0.1% 43   22 40 181.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 86,298 76,291 30,958
Male 56,509 65.5% 49,131   18,262 38,247 209.4%
Female 29,774 34.5% 27,148   12,696 17,078 134.5%
Information Not Available 15 0.0% 12   0 15 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 86,298 76,291 30,958
Hispanic or Latino 24,907 28.9% 21,661   8,788 16,119 183.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 43,236 50.1% 40,734   22,170 21,066 95.0%
Information Not Available 18,155 21.0% 13,896   0 18,155 0.0%
 
Race 86,298 76,291 30,958
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,057 5.9% 5,135   2,221 2,836 127.7%
Asian 1,709 2.0% 1,188   6 1,703 28383.3%
Black or African American 4,701 5.4% 4,302   2,033 2,668 131.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 400 0.5% 317   0 400 0.0%
White 49,076 56.9% 43,019   16,210 32,866 202.8%
Information Not Available 25,355 29.4% 22,330   10,488 14,867 141.8%
 
Years of Age 86,298 76,291 30,958
Younger than 22 3,531 2.7% 3,054   982 2,549 259.6%
22-24 5,304 4.1% 4,678   1,565 3,739 238.9%
25-34 19,793 15.2% 17,678   6,847 12,946 189.1%
35-44 20,788 15.9% 18,452   7,767 13,021 167.6%
45-54 21,601 16.5% 19,095   8,031 13,570 169.0%
55-59 7,727 5.9% 6,788   2,958 4,769 161.2%
60-64 4,836 3.7% 4,182   1,823 3,013 165.3%
65 and older 2,718 2.1% 2,364   985 1,733 175.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 86,298 76,291 30,958
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,071 1.2% 699   748 323 43.2%
Mining 878 1.0% 609   74 804 1086.5%
Utilities 146 0.2% 134   46 100 217.4%
Construction 18,154 20.8% 16,006   5,531 12,623 228.2%
Manufacturing 7,539 8.6% 6,148   2,305 5,234 227.1%
Wholesale Trade 4,256 4.9% 3,673   1,212 3,044 251.2%
Retail Trade 8,386 9.6% 7,485   2,734 5,652 206.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,125 2.4% 1,881   619 1,506 243.3%
Information 1,008 1.2% 934   348 660 189.7%
Finance and Insurance 2,516 2.9% 2,442   1,887 629 33.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,882 2.2% 1,770   749 1,133 151.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,780 5.5% 4,223   1,432 3,348 233.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 298 0.3% 246   81 217 267.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,124 11.6% 9,082   3,100 7,024 226.6%
Educational Services 1,152 1.3% 1,097   545 607 111.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,620 4.1% 3,409   1,722 1,898 110.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 903 1.0% 830   326 577 177.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,495 4.0% 3,236   1,156 2,339 202.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,851 2.1% 1,748   637 1,214 190.6%
Public Administration 2,020 2.3% 1,885   514 1,506 293.0%
Information Not Available 10,094 11.6% 8,754   5,192 4,902 94.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 762,005 710,093 474,637
Male 465,574 61.1% 433,751   281,739 183,835 65.3%
Female 295,950 38.8% 275,491   192,800 103,150 53.5%
Information Not Available 481 0.1% 851   98 383 390.8%
 
Ethnicity 762,005 710,093 474,637
Hispanic or Latino 291,428 38.2% 263,673   192,309 99,119 51.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 388,700 51.0% 357,174   234,030 154,670 66.1%
Information Not Available 81,877 10.7% 89,246   48,298 33,579 69.5%
 
Race 762,005 710,093 474,637
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,965 0.8% 4,443   2,552 3,413 133.7%
Asian 71,871 9.4% 62,680   32,101 39,770 123.9%
Black or African American 48,299 6.3% 45,568   29,843 18,456 61.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 262,565 34.5% 244,481   169,534 93,031 54.9%
Information Not Available 373,305 49.0% 352,921   240,607 132,698 55.2%
 
Years of Age 762,005 710,093 474,637
Younger than 22 21,840 2.2% 16,261   12,664 9,176 72.5%
22-24 45,412 4.6% 39,802   25,622 19,790 77.2%
25-34 185,498 18.9% 171,874   105,529 79,969 75.8%
35-44 180,399 18.4% 172,914   119,665 60,734 50.8%
45-54 189,733 19.4% 175,750   123,199 66,534 54.0%
55-59 65,713 6.7% 61,168   43,193 22,520 52.1%
60-64 44,547 4.5% 43,678   26,211 18,336 70.0%
65 and older 27,805 2.8% 27,228   18,161 9,644 53.1%
Information Not Available 1,058 0.1% 1,418   393 665 169.2%
 
Industry 762,005 710,093 474,637
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 83,224 9.8% 75,821   71,760 11,464 16.0%
Mining 2,790 0.3% 1,513   295 2,495 845.8%
Utilities 1,924 0.2% 2,080   2,062 -138 -6.7%
Construction 116,800 13.8% 106,358   84,225 32,575 38.7%
Manufacturing 104,872 12.4% 97,944   53,795 51,077 94.9%
Wholesale Trade 24,438 2.9% 20,421   2,847 21,591 758.4%
Retail Trade 70,620 8.4% 64,760   37,402 33,218 88.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 28,960 3.4% 25,999   12,762 16,198 126.9%
Information 43,007 5.1% 39,707   34,653 8,354 24.1%
Finance and Insurance 26,940 3.2% 23,730   15,314 11,626 75.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 9,333 1.1% 9,643   13,056 -3,723 -28.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 21,552 2.5% 20,137   6,283 15,269 243.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 92,942 11.0% 84,896   61,649 31,293 50.8%
Educational Services 15,394 1.8% 19,286   10,897 4,497 41.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 26,170 3.1% 26,566   19,437 6,733 34.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 11,161 1.3% 10,778   9,031 2,130 23.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 31,462 3.7% 29,213   15,510 15,952 102.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 22,899 2.7% 20,704   10,602 12,297 116.0%
Public Administration 10,295 1.2% 9,549   3,927 6,368 162.2%
Information Not Available 17,222 2.0% 20,988   9,130 8,092 88.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 63,486 55,559 28,781
Male 41,970 66.1% 36,179   18,183 23,787 130.8%
Female 21,516 33.9% 19,380   10,598 10,918 103.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 63,486 55,559 28,781
Hispanic or Latino 12,423 19.6% 11,046   6,256 6,167 98.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,335 65.1% 35,828   17,725 23,610 133.2%
Information Not Available 9,728 15.3% 8,685   4,800 4,928 102.7%
 
Race 63,486 55,559 28,781
American Indian or Alaskan Native 859 1.4% 774   495 364 73.5%
Asian 1,175 1.9% 991   565 610 108.0%
Black or African American 3,272 5.2% 3,014   1,556 1,716 110.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 200 0.3% 169   76 124 163.2%
White 44,478 70.1% 38,558   19,043 25,435 133.6%
Information Not Available 13,502 21.3% 12,053   7,046 6,456 91.6%
 
Years of Age 63,486 55,559 28,781
Younger than 22 1,380 1.3% 1,110   588 792 134.7%
22-24 2,883 2.8% 2,368   1,092 1,791 164.0%
25-34 14,385 13.8% 12,329   5,741 8,644 150.6%
35-44 15,621 15.0% 13,717   7,192 8,429 117.2%
45-54 17,460 16.8% 15,546   8,561 8,899 103.9%
55-59 6,491 6.2% 5,728   3,151 3,340 106.0%
60-64 3,761 3.6% 3,346   1,750 2,011 114.9%
65 and older 1,505 1.4% 1,415   687 818 119.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   19 -19 -100.0%
 
Industry 63,486 55,559 28,781
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 327 0.5% 377   227 100 44.1%
Mining 1,492 2.3% 866   296 1,196 404.1%
Utilities 37 0.1% 36   38 -1 -2.6%
Construction 14,740 23.1% 13,102   7,228 7,512 103.9%
Manufacturing 6,594 10.3% 5,458   2,833 3,761 132.8%
Wholesale Trade 3,086 4.8% 2,493   1,048 2,038 194.5%
Retail Trade 5,274 8.3% 4,584   2,241 3,033 135.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,050 3.2% 1,858   841 1,209 143.8%
Information 1,839 2.9% 1,557   856 983 114.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,455 3.8% 2,263   1,505 950 63.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,419 2.2% 1,245   603 816 135.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,257 8.2% 4,475   1,854 3,403 183.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 517 0.8% 458   295 222 75.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,969 12.5% 7,218   3,743 4,226 112.9%
Educational Services 825 1.3% 829   489 336 68.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,261 3.5% 1,992   1,289 972 75.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 874 1.4% 809   373 501 134.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,531 4.0% 2,393   1,163 1,368 117.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,407 2.2% 1,195   560 847 151.3%
Public Administration 1,066 1.7% 1,051   701 365 52.1%
Information Not Available 1,466 2.3% 1,300   598 868 145.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 86,296 83,361 49,733
Male 56,889 65.9% 54,400   33,254 23,635 71.1%
Female 29,407 34.1% 28,961   16,479 12,928 78.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 86,296 83,361 49,733
Hispanic or Latino 13,313 15.4% 12,876   8,361 4,952 59.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 72,983 84.6% 70,485   41,372 31,611 76.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 86,296 83,361 49,733
American Indian or Alaskan Native 289 0.3% 298   164 125 76.2%
Asian 1,478 1.7% 1,317   548 930 169.7%
Black or African American 9,211 10.7% 9,103   5,971 3,240 54.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 50,803 58.9% 47,730   29,168 21,635 74.2%
Information Not Available 24,515 28.4% 24,913   13,882 10,633 76.6%
 
Years of Age 86,296 83,361 49,733
Younger than 22 2,313 1.8% 2,007   1,379 934 67.7%
22-24 5,039 3.8% 4,869   3,056 1,983 64.9%
25-34 19,093 14.6% 18,517   11,325 7,768 68.6%
35-44 19,522 14.9% 19,062   11,796 7,726 65.5%
45-54 21,655 16.5% 20,953   12,310 9,345 75.9%
55-59 8,205 6.3% 7,789   4,312 3,893 90.3%
60-64 5,983 4.6% 5,820   3,120 2,863 91.8%
65 and older 4,486 3.4% 4,344   2,435 2,051 84.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 86,296 83,361 49,733
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,198 1.4% 1,248   890 308 34.6%
Mining 122 0.1% 98   79 43 54.4%
Utilities 105 0.1% 101   53 52 98.1%
Construction 16,176 18.5% 15,446   10,729 5,447 50.8%
Manufacturing 13,606 15.6% 12,484   5,284 8,322 157.5%
Wholesale Trade 4,098 4.7% 3,724   2,076 2,022 97.4%
Retail Trade 9,079 10.4% 8,433   5,305 3,774 71.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,684 3.1% 2,985   1,539 1,145 74.4%
Information 1,910 2.2% 1,862   775 1,135 146.5%
Finance and Insurance 3,535 4.0% 3,338   1,904 1,631 85.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,473 1.7% 1,288   835 638 76.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,801 4.3% 3,589   1,741 2,060 118.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 396 0.5% 327   163 233 142.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,899 12.5% 10,686   7,243 3,656 50.5%
Educational Services 1,488 1.7% 1,647   951 537 56.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,592 5.2% 4,532   3,119 1,473 47.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,840 3.2% 2,791   1,817 1,023 56.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,263 4.9% 4,798   2,447 1,816 74.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,975 2.3% 1,883   1,354 621 45.9%
Public Administration 786 0.9% 839   579 207 35.8%
Information Not Available 1,270 1.5% 1,262   850 420 49.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,725 9,806 6,194
Male 5,130 47.8% 4,661   3,157 1,973 62.5%
Female 5,594 52.2% 5,144   3,037 2,557 84.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,725 9,806 6,194
Hispanic or Latino 1,278 11.9% 1,136   736 542 73.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,161 85.4% 8,402   5,249 3,912 74.5%
Information Not Available 286 2.7% 268   209 77 36.8%
 
Race 10,725 9,806 6,194
American Indian or Alaskan Native 88 0.8% 76   58 30 51.7%
Asian 340 3.2% 275   146 194 132.9%
Black or African American 7,490 69.8% 7,167   4,675 2,815 60.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 68 0.6% 48   74 -6 -8.1%
White 2,735 25.5% 2,238   1,232 1,503 122.0%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 2   9 -5 -55.6%
 
Years of Age 10,725 9,806 6,194
Younger than 22 289 2.2% 280   128 161 125.8%
22-24 582 4.5% 536   325 257 79.1%
25-34 2,901 22.4% 2,647   1,453 1,448 99.7%
35-44 2,665 20.6% 2,419   1,618 1,047 64.7%
45-54 2,616 20.2% 2,390   1,688 928 55.0%
55-59 899 6.9% 829   512 387 75.6%
60-64 514 4.0% 467   307 207 67.4%
65 and older 259 2.0% 238   163 96 58.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,725 9,806 6,194
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   0 0 0.0%
Construction 19 0.2% 11   15 4 26.7%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 8 0.1% 6   4 4 100.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 2 0.0% 2   1 1 100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1 0.0% 1   2 -1 -50.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 17 0.2% 17   9 8 88.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 24 0.2% 18   10 14 140.0%
Educational Services 5 0.0% 4   4 1 25.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9 0.1% 3   4 5 125.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 11 0.1% 11   1 10 1000.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9 0.1% 4   9 0 0.0%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 10,615 99.0% 9,727   6,134 4,481 73.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,025 17,129 10,509
Male 11,148 58.6% 9,809   5,689 5,459 96.0%
Female 7,877 41.4% 7,320   4,820 3,057 63.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,025 17,129 10,509
Hispanic or Latino 818 4.3% 713   431 387 89.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,207 95.7% 16,416   10,078 8,129 80.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 19,025 17,129 10,509
American Indian or Alaskan Native 60 0.3% 54   26 34 130.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 5,974 31.4% 5,603   4,007 1,967 49.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 97 0.5% 74   39 58 148.7%
White 11,501 60.5% 10,212   5,748 5,753 100.1%
Information Not Available 1,393 7.3% 1,185   689 704 102.2%
 
Years of Age 19,025 17,129 10,509
Younger than 22 802 2.7% 716   200 602 301.0%
22-24 1,393 4.7% 1,286   645 748 116.0%
25-34 4,576 15.6% 4,108   2,683 1,893 70.6%
35-44 4,300 14.7% 3,900   2,503 1,797 71.8%
45-54 4,386 14.9% 3,996   2,472 1,914 77.4%
55-59 1,460 5.0% 1,339   911 549 60.3%
60-64 1,177 4.0% 1,014   624 553 88.6%
65 and older 823 2.8% 673   406 417 102.7%
Information Not Available 108 0.4% 97   65 43 66.2%
 
Industry 19,025 17,129 10,509
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 35 0.2% 32   20 15 75.0%
Mining 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 7 0.0% 9   9 -2 -22.2%
Construction 2,966 15.6% 2,701   1,535 1,431 93.2%
Manufacturing 1,469 7.7% 1,180   750 719 95.9%
Wholesale Trade 748 3.9% 657   408 340 83.3%
Retail Trade 3,226 16.9% 2,931   1,750 1,476 84.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 672 3.5% 588   388 284 73.2%
Information 337 1.8% 301   146 191 130.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,093 5.7% 1,001   562 531 94.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 503 2.6% 424   316 187 59.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,108 5.8% 925   517 591 114.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.3% 49   30 22 73.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,891 15.2% 2,607   1,672 1,219 72.9%
Educational Services 164 0.9% 195   139 25 18.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,057 5.5% 1,039   674 383 56.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 305 1.6% 319   211 94 44.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,625 8.5% 1,512   1,003 622 62.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 538 2.8% 464   268 270 100.7%
Public Administration 123 0.6% 99   55 68 123.6%
Information Not Available 104 0.5% 94   56 48 85.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 294,814 257,821 140,207
Male 173,804 59.0% 151,536   80,065 93,739 117.1%
Female 120,781 41.0% 106,210   60,067 60,714 101.1%
Information Not Available 229 0.1% 75   75 154 205.3%
 
Ethnicity 294,814 257,821 140,207
Hispanic or Latino 81,424 27.6% 73,188   45,826 35,598 77.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 198,731 67.4% 171,469   83,691 115,040 137.5%
Information Not Available 14,659 5.0% 13,164   10,690 3,969 37.1%
 
Race 294,814 257,821 140,207
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,603 0.5% 1,234   673 930 138.2%
Asian 2,023 0.7% 1,758   972 1,051 108.1%
Black or African American 52,107 17.7% 46,299   23,362 28,745 123.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3,626 1.2% 3,702   1,420 2,206 155.4%
White 189,570 64.3% 164,663   85,298 104,272 122.2%
Information Not Available 45,885 15.6% 40,165   28,482 17,403 61.1%
 
Years of Age 294,814 257,821 140,207
Younger than 22 6,948 1.5% 5,572   2,803 4,145 147.9%
22-24 15,918 3.4% 12,827   6,167 9,751 158.1%
25-34 59,207 12.8% 53,554   29,903 29,304 98.0%
35-44 69,132 14.9% 61,146   33,005 36,127 109.5%
45-54 76,194 16.4% 66,194   37,379 38,815 103.8%
55-59 31,684 6.8% 27,600   14,279 17,405 121.9%
60-64 20,117 4.3% 17,353   9,606 10,511 109.4%
65 and older 15,575 3.4% 13,575   7,065 8,510 120.5%
Information Not Available 39 0.0% 0   0 39 0.0%
 
Industry 294,814 257,821 140,207
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,641 0.6% 1,197   1,047 594 56.7%
Mining 153 0.1% 187   112 41 36.6%
Utilities 534 0.2% 486   224 310 138.4%
Construction 40,998 13.8% 36,014   21,007 19,991 95.2%
Manufacturing 22,713 7.7% 20,157   8,933 13,780 154.3%
Wholesale Trade 14,430 4.9% 12,154   6,653 7,777 116.9%
Retail Trade 33,593 11.3% 29,170   13,980 19,613 140.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,909 2.3% 6,096   3,252 3,657 112.5%
Information 6,070 2.0% 4,824   3,102 2,968 95.7%
Finance and Insurance 12,063 4.1% 10,883   8,896 3,167 35.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7,902 2.7% 6,096   3,364 4,538 134.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 19,049 6.4% 15,969   8,522 10,527 123.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,756 0.6% 1,571   561 1,195 213.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 56,879 19.2% 50,861   27,735 29,144 105.1%
Educational Services 4,275 1.4% 4,226   2,093 2,182 104.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 15,651 5.3% 13,762   7,812 7,839 100.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,230 1.8% 4,413   2,355 2,875 122.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 19,163 6.5% 16,941   7,289 11,874 162.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,291 2.5% 6,545   3,476 3,815 109.8%
Public Administration 3,245 1.1% 3,029   1,682 1,563 92.9%
Information Not Available 15,269 5.2% 13,240   8,112 7,157 88.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 149,634 142,729 68,067
Male 87,471 58.5% 83,301   36,610 50,861 138.9%
Female 60,123 40.2% 57,474   30,523 29,600 97.0%
Information Not Available 2,040 1.4% 1,954   934 1,106 118.4%
 
Ethnicity 149,634 142,729 68,067
Hispanic or Latino 590 0.4% 649   270 320 118.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 147,004 98.2% 140,126   66,863 80,141 119.9%
Information Not Available 2,040 1.4% 1,954   934 1,106 118.4%
 
Race 149,634 142,729 68,067
American Indian or Alaskan Native 931 0.6% 789   372 559 150.3%
Asian 2,240 1.5% 1,905   809 1,431 176.9%
Black or African American 63,244 42.3% 62,108   32,350 30,894 95.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 81,179 54.3% 75,973   33,601 47,578 141.6%
Information Not Available 2,040 1.4% 1,954   935 1,105 118.2%
 
Years of Age 149,634 142,729 68,067
Younger than 22 3,505 1.6% 3,450   1,596 1,909 119.6%
22-24 7,554 3.4% 7,413   3,314 4,240 127.9%
25-34 34,588 15.5% 33,194   15,971 18,617 116.6%
35-44 37,486 16.8% 35,543   17,477 20,009 114.5%
45-54 35,729 16.0% 34,155   16,268 19,461 119.6%
55-59 12,099 5.4% 11,312   5,493 6,606 120.3%
60-64 7,916 3.6% 7,335   3,426 4,490 131.1%
65 and older 4,341 1.9% 4,059   1,926 2,415 125.4%
Information Not Available 6,416 2.9% 6,268   2,596 3,820 147.1%
 
Industry 149,634 142,729 68,067
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,748 2.4% 3,757   1,791 1,957 109.3%
Mining 411 0.3% 455   129 282 218.6%
Utilities 214 0.1% 221   136 78 57.4%
Construction 13,366 8.7% 12,974   5,836 7,530 129.0%
Manufacturing 21,410 14.0% 18,874   8,742 12,668 144.9%
Wholesale Trade 9,522 6.2% 8,347   3,349 6,173 184.3%
Retail Trade 10,729 7.0% 10,765   5,483 5,246 95.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,277 2.8% 4,184   1,857 2,420 130.3%
Information 2,554 1.7% 2,299   1,200 1,354 112.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,440 2.2% 3,218   2,324 1,116 48.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,823 1.8% 2,718   1,350 1,473 109.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 22,545 14.7% 21,404   10,617 11,928 112.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 283 0.2% 274   143 140 97.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 538 0.4% 501   231 307 132.9%
Educational Services 2,357 1.5% 2,365   1,362 995 73.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,711 3.1% 4,567   2,972 1,739 58.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,477 3.6% 5,836   2,967 2,510 84.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,394 0.9% 1,330   560 834 148.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,271 0.8% 1,252   686 585 85.3%
Public Administration 1,695 1.1% 1,551   676 1,019 150.7%
Information Not Available 36,869 24.0% 35,837   15,656 21,213 135.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,007 18,336 7,809
Male 12,570 66.1% 11,906   5,449 7,121 130.7%
Female 6,436 33.9% 6,430   2,359 4,077 172.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,007 18,336 7,809
Hispanic or Latino 1,013 5.3% 1,037   462 551 119.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,948 78.6% 14,374   5,914 9,034 152.8%
Information Not Available 3,046 16.0% 2,925   1,433 1,613 112.6%
 
Race 19,007 18,336 7,809
American Indian or Alaskan Native 146 0.8% 149   88 58 65.9%
Asian 6,340 33.4% 6,188   2,380 3,960 166.4%
Black or African American 331 1.7% 315   153 178 116.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4,683 24.6% 4,472   2,187 2,496 114.1%
White 5,202 27.4% 5,017   2,030 3,172 156.3%
Information Not Available 2,305 12.1% 2,195   971 1,334 137.4%
 
Years of Age 19,007 18,336 7,809
Younger than 22 378 1.6% 323   141 237 168.1%
22-24 1,013 4.4% 932   365 648 177.5%
25-34 4,790 20.8% 4,401   1,915 2,875 150.1%
35-44 4,410 19.2% 4,407   1,883 2,527 134.2%
45-54 4,557 19.8% 4,487   1,927 2,630 136.5%
55-59 1,849 8.0% 1,854   774 1,075 138.9%
60-64 1,224 5.3% 1,200   512 712 139.1%
65 and older 786 3.4% 732   292 494 169.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,007 18,336 7,809
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 319 1.7% 411   184 135 73.4%
Mining 3 0.0% 1   3 0 0.0%
Utilities 10 0.1% 9   4 6 150.0%
Construction 5,545 28.7% 5,210   2,678 2,867 107.1%
Manufacturing 542 2.8% 497   191 351 183.8%
Wholesale Trade 430 2.2% 365   137 293 213.9%
Retail Trade 1,481 7.7% 1,251   476 1,005 211.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 746 3.9% 785   290 456 157.2%
Information 322 1.7% 288   328 -6 -1.8%
Finance and Insurance 304 1.6% 302   182 122 67.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 456 2.4% 426   144 312 216.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 478 2.5% 454   197 281 142.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 56 0.3% 53   30 26 86.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,416 12.5% 2,249   859 1,557 181.3%
Educational Services 104 0.5% 117   46 58 126.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 679 3.5% 697   279 400 143.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 316 1.6% 315   108 208 192.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,568 13.3% 2,689   640 1,928 301.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 452 2.3% 436   180 272 151.1%
Public Administration 220 1.1% 235   109 111 101.8%
Information Not Available 1,560 8.1% 1,546   744 816 109.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 66,480 62,319 38,450
Male 48,061 72.3% 45,259   29,084 18,977 65.2%
Female 18,419 27.7% 17,060   9,366 9,053 96.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 66,480 62,319 38,450
Hispanic or Latino 2,122 3.2% 2,086   1,747 375 21.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 36,422 54.8% 35,579   36,266 156 0.4%
Information Not Available 27,936 42.0% 24,654   437 27,499 6292.7%
 
Race 66,480 62,319 38,450
American Indian or Alaskan Native 168 0.3% 179   185 -17 -9.2%
Asian 365 0.5% 326   179 186 103.9%
Black or African American 2,101 3.2% 1,943   1,143 958 83.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 33,788 50.8% 33,131   34,759 -971 -2.8%
Information Not Available 30,058 45.2% 26,740   2,184 27,874 1276.3%
 
Years of Age 66,480 62,319 38,450
Younger than 22 1,985 2.1% 1,825   1,109 876 79.0%
22-24 4,149 4.3% 3,940   2,424 1,725 71.2%
25-34 16,147 16.8% 15,198   9,359 6,788 72.5%
35-44 14,509 15.1% 13,577   8,385 6,124 73.0%
45-54 16,768 17.4% 15,599   9,682 7,086 73.2%
55-59 6,313 6.6% 5,950   3,362 2,951 87.8%
60-64 3,973 4.1% 3,722   2,251 1,722 76.5%
65 and older 2,636 2.7% 2,508   1,873 763 40.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   5 -5 -100.0%
 
Industry 66,480 62,319 38,450
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 406 0.6% 391   236 170 72.0%
Mining 517 0.8% 708   526 -9 -1.7%
Utilities 112 0.2% 126   72 40 55.6%
Construction 17,127 25.6% 17,165   13,865 3,262 23.5%
Manufacturing 22,386 33.5% 19,684   7,863 14,523 184.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,269 3.4% 2,011   1,273 996 78.2%
Retail Trade 4,039 6.0% 3,540   2,436 1,603 65.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,003 3.0% 1,924   1,289 714 55.4%
Information 1,106 1.7% 925   474 632 133.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,136 1.7% 1,087   659 477 72.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 452 0.7% 439   307 145 47.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,602 2.4% 1,361   754 848 112.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 83 0.1% 71   46 37 80.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,640 8.4% 5,349   3,390 2,250 66.4%
Educational Services 496 0.7% 491   272 224 82.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,851 2.8% 1,715   1,300 551 42.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 853 1.3% 943   717 136 19.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,101 3.1% 2,152   1,324 777 58.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 874 1.3% 771   575 299 52.0%
Public Administration 795 1.2% 838   681 114 16.7%
Information Not Available 632 0.9% 628   391 241 61.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 46,030 42,696 24,787
Male 33,857 73.6% 31,104   18,687 15,170 81.2%
Female 12,173 26.4% 11,592   6,100 6,073 99.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 46,030 42,696 24,787
Hispanic or Latino 5,763 12.5% 5,524   3,317 2,446 73.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,987 84.7% 35,885   20,602 18,385 89.2%
Information Not Available 1,280 2.8% 1,287   868 412 47.5%
 
Race 46,030 42,696 24,787
American Indian or Alaskan Native 673 1.5% 640   484 189 39.0%
Asian 430 0.9% 391   165 265 160.6%
Black or African American 253 0.5% 236   129 124 96.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 120 0.3% 119   77 43 55.8%
White 37,146 80.7% 34,267   19,841 17,305 87.2%
Information Not Available 7,408 16.1% 7,043   4,091 3,317 81.1%
 
Years of Age 46,030 42,696 24,787
Younger than 22 1,627 2.0% 1,527   846 781 92.3%
22-24 3,165 3.9% 2,969   1,666 1,499 90.0%
25-34 11,959 14.8% 11,180   6,176 5,783 93.6%
35-44 10,383 12.9% 9,563   5,603 4,780 85.3%
45-54 10,837 13.4% 10,061   6,011 4,826 80.3%
55-59 3,961 4.9% 3,674   2,211 1,750 79.1%
60-64 2,553 3.2% 2,291   1,359 1,194 87.9%
65 and older 1,545 1.9% 1,431   915 630 68.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 46,030 42,696 24,787
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,211 4.6% 1,779   1,804 407 22.6%
Mining 421 0.9% 438   227 194 85.5%
Utilities 121 0.3% 113   104 17 16.3%
Construction 11,837 24.5% 10,872   7,522 4,315 57.4%
Manufacturing 7,783 16.1% 7,335   3,000 4,783 159.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,592 3.3% 1,424   748 844 112.8%
Retail Trade 4,553 9.4% 4,157   1,962 2,591 132.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,219 2.5% 980   675 544 80.6%
Information 445 0.9% 440   200 245 122.5%
Finance and Insurance 644 1.3% 669   381 263 69.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 565 1.2% 481   216 349 161.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,553 3.2% 1,417   753 800 106.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.1% 46   33 24 72.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,163 8.6% 3,904   2,271 1,892 83.3%
Educational Services 296 0.6% 321   171 125 73.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,469 3.0% 1,346   811 658 81.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 598 1.2% 574   378 220 58.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,833 3.8% 1,902   804 1,029 128.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 742 1.5% 706   362 380 105.0%
Public Administration 730 1.5% 707   509 221 43.4%
Information Not Available 3,198 6.6% 3,085   1,856 1,342 72.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 314,398 291,580 189,451
Male 213,560 67.9% 196,115   130,501 83,059 63.6%
Female 100,838 32.1% 95,465   58,950 41,888 71.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 314,398 291,580 189,451
Hispanic or Latino 57,261 18.2% 52,574   37,885 19,376 51.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 257,137 81.8% 239,006   151,566 105,571 69.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 314,398 291,580 189,451
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,174 0.4% 1,084   720 454 63.1%
Asian 8,268 2.6% 7,076   3,774 4,494 119.1%
Black or African American 57,534 18.3% 56,347   37,135 20,399 54.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 244,458 77.8% 224,417   146,510 97,948 66.9%
Information Not Available 2,964 0.9% 2,656   1,311 1,653 126.1%
 
Years of Age 314,398 291,580 189,451
Younger than 22 7,113 1.3% 6,420   3,774 3,339 88.5%
22-24 16,430 3.0% 15,014   9,086 7,344 80.8%
25-34 77,572 14.3% 71,940   46,489 31,083 66.9%
35-44 79,257 14.6% 73,828   49,896 29,361 58.8%
45-54 81,298 15.0% 75,767   50,038 31,260 62.5%
55-59 28,034 5.2% 25,704   16,224 11,810 72.8%
60-64 16,693 3.1% 15,363   9,386 7,307 77.8%
65 and older 8,001 1.5% 7,544   4,558 3,443 75.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 314,398 291,580 189,451
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,605 0.5% 1,583   1,338 267 20.0%
Mining 1,471 0.5% 1,462   1,438 33 2.3%
Utilities 266 0.1% 268   216 50 23.1%
Construction 68,563 21.7% 63,597   52,469 16,094 30.7%
Manufacturing 55,177 17.5% 49,665   23,317 31,860 136.6%
Wholesale Trade 16,522 5.2% 14,646   7,681 8,841 115.1%
Retail Trade 24,804 7.8% 22,691   14,330 10,474 73.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 14,259 4.5% 13,245   7,245 7,014 96.8%
Information 5,236 1.7% 4,697   2,686 2,550 94.9%
Finance and Insurance 11,319 3.6% 10,840   7,759 3,560 45.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,215 1.3% 3,825   2,563 1,652 64.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 16,058 5.1% 14,401   7,840 8,218 104.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,642 0.5% 1,414   585 1,057 180.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 41,853 13.2% 39,118   26,539 15,314 57.7%
Educational Services 4,101 1.3% 4,286   2,976 1,125 37.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 12,212 3.9% 12,241   8,571 3,641 42.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,202 1.6% 4,985   3,749 1,453 38.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,695 4.3% 13,418   7,688 6,007 78.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,096 1.9% 5,711   3,645 2,451 67.2%
Public Administration 4,277 1.4% 4,165   2,990 1,287 43.0%
Information Not Available 5,825 1.8% 5,322   3,826 1,999 52.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 157,847 154,022 79,907
Male 109,459 69.3% 107,280   55,241 54,218 98.1%
Female 48,247 30.6% 46,600   24,611 23,636 96.0%
Information Not Available 141 0.1% 142   55 86 156.4%
 
Ethnicity 157,847 154,022 79,907
Hispanic or Latino 8,678 5.5% 8,573   3,913 4,765 121.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 117,558 74.5% 115,481   62,024 55,534 89.5%
Information Not Available 31,611 20.0% 29,968   13,970 17,641 126.3%
 
Race 157,847 154,022 79,907
American Indian or Alaskan Native 716 0.5% 693   348 368 105.7%
Asian 1,039 0.7% 1,000   382 657 172.0%
Black or African American 15,363 9.7% 14,786   8,706 6,657 76.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 127 0.1% 132   54 73 135.2%
White 131,555 83.3% 128,415   66,199 65,356 98.7%
Information Not Available 9,047 5.7% 8,996   4,218 4,829 114.5%
 
Years of Age 157,847 154,022 79,907
Younger than 22 4,014 1.4% 3,574   1,806 2,208 122.3%
22-24 8,935 3.2% 8,405   4,352 4,583 105.3%
25-34 38,573 13.7% 37,378   19,574 18,999 97.1%
35-44 38,687 13.8% 38,960   20,271 18,416 90.8%
45-54 40,421 14.4% 39,643   20,891 19,530 93.5%
55-59 14,151 5.0% 13,643   6,691 7,460 111.5%
60-64 8,517 3.0% 8,213   3,899 4,618 118.4%
65 and older 4,549 1.6% 4,206   2,423 2,126 87.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 157,847 154,022 79,907
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 504 0.3% 493   333 171 51.4%
Mining 706 0.4% 733   513 193 37.6%
Utilities 67 0.0% 82   71 -4 -5.6%
Construction 29,530 18.6% 27,588   19,873 9,657 48.6%
Manufacturing 53,583 33.8% 56,418   18,822 34,761 184.7%
Wholesale Trade 5,424 3.4% 4,671   2,143 3,281 153.1%
Retail Trade 9,580 6.0% 9,040   5,334 4,246 79.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,586 4.2% 6,138   3,866 2,720 70.4%
Information 1,202 0.8% 1,041   521 681 130.7%
Finance and Insurance 2,243 1.4% 2,224   1,624 619 38.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,501 0.9% 1,340   954 547 57.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,591 2.3% 3,356   1,677 1,914 114.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 595 0.4% 505   156 439 281.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,176 9.6% 13,949   7,926 7,250 91.5%
Educational Services 977 0.6% 1,021   673 304 45.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,690 3.0% 4,453   3,131 1,559 49.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,028 1.3% 2,006   1,318 710 53.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,424 2.8% 4,249   2,616 1,808 69.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,728 1.7% 2,558   1,290 1,438 111.5%
Public Administration 975 0.6% 985   699 276 39.5%
Information Not Available 11,737 7.4% 11,172   6,367 5,370 84.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,384 38,575 21,575
Male 29,667 68.4% 26,535   14,510 15,157 104.5%
Female 13,717 31.6% 12,040   7,065 6,652 94.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 43,384 38,575 21,575
Hispanic or Latino 3,159 7.3% 2,651   1,653 1,506 91.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,007 39.2% 15,628   10,458 6,549 62.6%
Information Not Available 23,218 53.5% 20,296   9,464 13,754 145.3%
 
Race 43,384 38,575 21,575
American Indian or Alaskan Native 638 1.5% 586   344 294 85.5%
Asian 770 1.8% 519   196 574 292.9%
Black or African American 5,867 13.5% 5,355   2,749 3,118 113.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 97 0.2% 87   34 63 185.3%
White 32,647 75.3% 29,116   16,366 16,281 99.5%
Information Not Available 3,365 7.8% 2,912   1,886 1,479 78.4%
 
Years of Age 43,384 38,575 21,575
Younger than 22 945 1.3% 781   436 509 116.7%
22-24 2,514 3.4% 2,109   1,180 1,334 113.1%
25-34 10,878 14.8% 9,402   5,183 5,695 109.9%
35-44 9,999 13.6% 8,910   5,236 4,763 91.0%
45-54 11,370 15.4% 10,277   5,819 5,551 95.4%
55-59 3,879 5.3% 3,643   1,906 1,973 103.5%
60-64 2,432 3.3% 2,221   1,182 1,250 105.8%
65 and older 1,367 1.9% 1,232   633 734 116.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 43,384 38,575 21,575
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 382 0.9% 420   240 142 59.2%
Mining 892 2.0% 696   204 688 337.3%
Utilities 43 0.1% 36   30 13 43.3%
Construction 8,052 18.4% 7,849   5,915 2,137 36.1%
Manufacturing 10,760 24.6% 9,298   2,948 7,812 265.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,753 4.0% 1,412   856 897 104.8%
Retail Trade 2,891 6.6% 2,609   1,532 1,359 88.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,538 3.5% 1,347   763 775 101.6%
Information 1,057 2.4% 971   550 507 92.2%
Finance and Insurance 976 2.2% 873   559 417 74.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 634 1.4% 550   336 298 88.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,644 3.8% 1,405   707 937 132.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 215 0.5% 233   49 166 338.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,355 10.0% 3,698   2,123 2,232 105.1%
Educational Services 467 1.1% 382   230 237 103.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,092 4.8% 1,866   1,357 735 54.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 295 0.7% 301   176 119 67.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,154 2.6% 995   665 489 73.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 895 2.0% 890   479 416 86.8%
Public Administration 651 1.5% 575   403 248 61.5%
Information Not Available 2,638 6.0% 2,169   1,453 1,185 81.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 93,776 90,790 41,594
Male 65,308 69.6% 63,712   28,885 36,423 126.1%
Female 28,468 30.4% 27,078   12,709 15,759 124.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 93,776 90,790 41,594
Hispanic or Latino 273 0.3% 266   76 197 259.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,743 2.9% 4,504   41,518 -38,775 -93.4%
Information Not Available 90,760 96.8% 86,020   0 90,760 0.0%
 
Race 93,776 90,790 41,594
American Indian or Alaskan Native 465 0.5% 410   245 220 89.8%
Asian 287 0.3% 302   120 167 139.2%
Black or African American 9,907 10.6% 10,066   4,076 5,831 143.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
White 82,215 87.7% 79,088   36,757 45,458 123.7%
Information Not Available 902 1.0% 924   392 510 130.1%
 
Years of Age 93,776 90,790 41,594
Younger than 22 1,918 1.1% 1,492   713 1,205 169.0%
22-24 4,799 2.8% 4,125   2,036 2,763 135.7%
25-34 22,307 13.1% 20,366   9,555 12,752 133.5%
35-44 23,619 13.8% 24,833   10,741 12,878 119.9%
45-54 25,005 14.6% 24,878   11,199 13,806 123.3%
55-59 8,522 5.0% 8,001   3,746 4,776 127.5%
60-64 5,113 3.0% 4,900   2,450 2,663 108.7%
65 and older 2,484 1.5% 2,186   1,154 1,330 115.3%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 9   0 9 0.0%
 
Industry 93,776 90,790 41,594
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 264 0.3% 162   125 139 111.2%
Mining 1,044 1.1% 757   802 242 30.2%
Utilities 38 0.0% 63   71 -33 -46.5%
Construction 15,964 17.0% 14,096   9,315 6,649 71.4%
Manufacturing 32,879 35.0% 37,761   9,279 23,600 254.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,939 3.1% 2,772   1,421 1,518 106.8%
Retail Trade 5,127 5.5% 4,120   2,700 2,427 89.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,557 4.8% 4,940   2,254 2,303 102.2%
Information 975 1.0% 911   445 530 119.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,221 1.3% 1,109   1,118 103 9.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 779 0.8% 703   321 458 142.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,046 2.2% 1,821   829 1,217 146.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 187 0.2% 117   53 134 252.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,765 8.3% 6,807   3,537 4,228 119.5%
Educational Services 825 0.9% 807   330 495 150.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,349 3.6% 2,524   1,818 1,531 84.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,349 1.4% 1,249   1,180 169 14.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,989 3.2% 2,385   1,613 1,376 85.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,723 1.8% 1,285   682 1,041 152.6%
Public Administration 542 0.6% 527   588 -46 -7.8%
Information Not Available 7,214 7.7% 5,874   3,113 4,101 131.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,264 40,951 19,791
Male 24,662 57.0% 22,199   10,887 13,775 126.5%
Female 18,602 43.0% 18,752   8,904 9,698 108.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 43,264 40,951 19,791
Hispanic or Latino 1,154 2.7% 1,011   403 751 186.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,998 97.1% 39,845   19,258 22,740 118.1%
Information Not Available 112 0.3% 95   130 -18 -13.8%
 
Race 43,264 40,951 19,791
American Indian or Alaskan Native 333 0.8% 303   118 215 182.2%
Asian 322 0.7% 315   151 171 113.2%
Black or African American 22,218 51.4% 21,843   10,258 11,960 116.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 55 0.1% 56   17 38 223.5%
White 20,318 47.0% 18,402   9,167 11,151 121.6%
Information Not Available 18 0.0% 32   80 -62 -77.5%
 
Years of Age 43,264 40,951 19,791
Younger than 22 867 1.4% 818   375 492 131.2%
22-24 2,526 4.1% 2,378   1,110 1,416 127.6%
25-34 11,172 18.3% 10,789   5,128 6,044 117.9%
35-44 9,817 16.1% 9,320   4,762 5,055 106.2%
45-54 11,041 18.1% 10,290   5,035 6,006 119.3%
55-59 3,928 6.4% 3,651   1,656 2,272 137.2%
60-64 2,466 4.0% 2,327   1,062 1,404 132.2%
65 and older 1,447 2.4% 1,378   663 784 118.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 43,264 40,951 19,791
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 729 1.7% 759   539 190 35.3%
Mining 1,019 2.3% 702   286 733 256.3%
Utilities 117 0.3% 100   56 61 108.9%
Construction 6,087 13.8% 5,743   3,389 2,698 79.6%
Manufacturing 5,674 12.9% 5,081   2,043 3,631 177.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,141 2.6% 954   451 690 153.0%
Retail Trade 3,243 7.4% 3,002   1,538 1,705 110.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,457 3.3% 1,278   613 844 137.7%
Information 640 1.5% 646   213 427 200.5%
Finance and Insurance 739 1.7% 765   413 326 78.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 621 1.4% 545   266 355 133.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,924 4.4% 1,702   981 943 96.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 151 0.3% 134   103 48 46.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,645 6.0% 2,548   1,381 1,264 91.5%
Educational Services 546 1.2% 598   327 219 67.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,837 6.4% 2,803   1,411 1,426 101.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 591 1.3% 589   328 263 80.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,942 4.4% 2,171   990 952 96.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,207 2.7% 1,225   706 501 71.0%
Public Administration 754 1.7% 737   296 458 154.7%
Information Not Available 9,200 20.9% 8,869   3,461 5,739 165.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 174,059 160,691 110,085
Male 118,911 68.3% 109,363   76,572 42,339 55.3%
Female 55,148 31.7% 51,328   33,513 21,635 64.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 174,059 160,691 110,085
Hispanic or Latino 16,381 9.4% 15,409   10,928 5,453 49.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 154,513 88.8% 142,445   96,884 57,629 59.5%
Information Not Available 3,165 1.8% 2,837   2,273 892 39.2%
 
Race 174,059 160,691 110,085
American Indian or Alaskan Native 436 0.3% 417   250 186 74.4%
Asian 5,131 2.9% 4,551   2,417 2,714 112.3%
Black or African American 11,912 6.8% 11,333   7,864 4,048 51.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 149 0.1% 126   63 86 136.5%
White 143,659 82.5% 132,193   90,011 53,648 59.6%
Information Not Available 12,772 7.3% 12,071   9,480 3,292 34.7%
 
Years of Age 174,059 160,691 110,085
Younger than 22 5,957 1.9% 5,480   3,892 2,065 53.1%
22-24 10,734 3.5% 9,699   6,414 4,320 67.4%
25-34 38,964 12.7% 35,989   24,166 14,798 61.2%
35-44 41,897 13.6% 38,963   27,810 14,087 50.7%
45-54 44,143 14.4% 40,733   27,715 16,428 59.3%
55-59 15,198 4.9% 14,010   9,551 5,647 59.1%
60-64 10,544 3.4% 9,654   6,480 4,064 62.7%
65 and older 6,622 2.2% 6,163   4,057 2,565 63.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 174,059 160,691 110,085
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,342 0.8% 1,315   1,215 127 10.5%
Mining 425 0.2% 365   462 -37 -8.0%
Utilities 145 0.1% 145   102 43 42.2%
Construction 35,110 20.0% 32,080   26,058 9,052 34.7%
Manufacturing 21,450 12.2% 17,807   9,665 11,785 121.9%
Wholesale Trade 8,139 4.6% 6,953   4,778 3,361 70.3%
Retail Trade 15,621 8.9% 13,892   9,229 6,392 69.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,858 2.8% 4,440   3,019 1,839 60.9%
Information 4,106 2.3% 3,697   1,780 2,326 130.7%
Finance and Insurance 5,829 3.3% 4,942   3,433 2,396 69.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,584 1.5% 2,360   1,693 891 52.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 11,354 6.5% 10,006   5,233 6,121 117.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 439 0.3% 372   210 229 109.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 21,764 12.4% 20,273   14,761 7,003 47.4%
Educational Services 1,774 1.0% 1,701   1,118 656 58.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,875 4.5% 7,559   5,260 2,615 49.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,632 2.6% 4,707   3,376 1,256 37.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 11,467 6.5% 12,004   7,204 4,263 59.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,933 2.8% 4,576   3,319 1,614 48.6%
Public Administration 2,206 1.3% 2,286   1,718 488 28.4%
Information Not Available 8,006 4.6% 9,211   6,452 1,554 24.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 88,932 82,039 47,924
Male 56,906 64.0% 51,867   29,647 27,259 91.9%
Female 32,026 36.0% 30,172   18,277 13,749 75.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 88,932 82,039 47,924
Hispanic or Latino 5,862 6.6% 5,091   2,885 2,977 103.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 81,881 92.1% 75,810   44,263 37,618 85.0%
Information Not Available 1,189 1.3% 1,139   776 413 53.2%
 
Race 88,932 82,039 47,924
American Indian or Alaskan Native 214 0.2% 196   114 100 87.7%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 30,880 34.7% 29,313   18,321 12,559 68.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 163 0.2% 157   74 89 120.3%
White 50,624 56.9% 46,143   25,753 24,871 96.6%
Information Not Available 7,051 7.9% 6,230   3,662 3,389 92.5%
 
Years of Age 88,932 82,039 47,924
Younger than 22 2,337 1.7% 2,123   1,178 1,159 98.4%
22-24 5,230 3.9% 4,758   2,543 2,687 105.7%
25-34 20,662 15.4% 18,994   10,633 10,029 94.3%
35-44 20,237 15.1% 18,663   11,227 9,010 80.3%
45-54 22,646 16.9% 20,904   12,481 10,165 81.4%
55-59 7,905 5.9% 7,307   4,187 3,718 88.8%
60-64 5,545 4.1% 5,185   2,944 2,601 88.3%
65 and older 4,370 3.3% 4,105   2,729 1,641 60.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 88,932 82,039 47,924
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 297 0.3% 305   192 105 54.7%
Mining 157 0.2% 143   99 58 58.6%
Utilities 223 0.2% 243   41 182 443.9%
Construction 19,052 21.4% 16,705   10,374 8,678 83.7%
Manufacturing 1,061 1.2% 995   782 279 35.7%
Wholesale Trade 3,771 4.2% 3,334   1,862 1,909 102.5%
Retail Trade 2,897 3.2% 2,526   1,389 1,508 108.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,270 2.5% 2,068   1,176 1,094 93.0%
Information 1,702 1.9% 1,528   832 870 104.6%
Finance and Insurance 3,109 3.5% 2,947   2,319 790 34.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,152 2.4% 1,945   1,110 1,042 93.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,756 6.5% 5,162   2,721 3,035 111.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 562 0.6% 523   290 272 93.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,656 11.9% 10,107   6,155 4,501 73.1%
Educational Services 1,512 1.7% 1,502   764 748 97.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,241 4.8% 3,832   2,544 1,697 66.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,689 1.9% 1,635   1,114 575 51.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,209 7.0% 6,272   3,848 2,361 61.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,213 2.5% 2,235   1,202 1,011 84.1%
Public Administration 1,308 1.5% 1,245   886 422 47.6%
Information Not Available 18,095 20.3% 16,787   8,224 9,871 120.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,235 23,008 15,811
Male 17,262 68.4% 15,536   10,615 6,647 62.6%
Female 7,973 31.6% 7,472   5,195 2,778 53.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,235 23,008 15,811
Hispanic or Latino 202 0.8% 179   142 60 42.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,820 62.7% 14,766   12,741 3,079 24.2%
Information Not Available 9,213 36.5% 8,063   2,928 6,285 214.7%
 
Race 25,235 23,008 15,811
American Indian or Alaskan Native 205 0.8% 164   121 84 69.4%
Asian 82 0.3% 80   59 23 39.0%
Black or African American 227 0.9% 221   141 86 61.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 17,531 69.5% 16,247   13,305 4,226 31.8%
Information Not Available 7,190 28.5% 6,296   2,185 5,005 229.1%
 
Years of Age 25,235 23,008 15,811
Younger than 22 1,029 2.5% 909   612 417 68.1%
22-24 1,571 3.8% 1,499   1,060 511 48.2%
25-34 5,826 14.2% 5,439   3,601 2,225 61.8%
35-44 5,435 13.2% 4,966   3,607 1,828 50.7%
45-54 6,315 15.4% 5,679   3,897 2,418 62.0%
55-59 2,404 5.9% 2,143   1,459 945 64.8%
60-64 1,681 4.1% 1,506   973 708 72.8%
65 and older 974 2.4% 867   602 372 61.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,235 23,008 15,811
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 321 1.3% 297   257 64 24.9%
Mining 23 0.1% 23   24 -1 -4.2%
Utilities 54 0.2% 51   18 36 200.0%
Construction 4,807 18.8% 4,396   3,675 1,132 30.8%
Manufacturing 3,560 13.9% 2,895   1,618 1,942 120.0%
Wholesale Trade 753 2.9% 674   452 301 66.6%
Retail Trade 1,946 7.6% 1,812   1,453 493 33.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 457 1.8% 380   390 67 17.2%
Information 177 0.7% 158   72 105 145.8%
Finance and Insurance 174 0.7% 206   170 4 2.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 179 0.7% 163   126 53 42.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 415 1.6% 387   224 191 85.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.0% 10   10 -2 -20.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,641 6.4% 1,572   1,243 398 32.0%
Educational Services 186 0.7% 183   154 32 20.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 755 3.0% 696   597 158 26.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 382 1.5% 421   264 118 44.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,977 7.7% 2,162   1,638 339 20.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 341 1.3% 310   260 81 31.2%
Public Administration 260 1.0% 243   161 99 61.5%
Information Not Available 6,819 26.7% 5,969   3,005 3,814 126.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 333,848 363,212 184,051
Male 230,539 69.1% 250,521   126,863 103,676 81.7%
Female 103,277 30.9% 112,632   57,180 46,097 80.6%
Information Not Available 32 0.0% 59   8 24 300.0%
 
Ethnicity 333,848 363,212 184,051
Hispanic or Latino 13,067 3.9% 13,990   7,586 5,481 72.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 265,635 79.6% 286,818   129,944 135,691 104.4%
Information Not Available 55,146 16.5% 62,404   46,521 8,625 18.5%
 
Race 333,848 363,212 184,051
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,167 0.9% 3,086   2,207 960 43.5%
Asian 3,991 1.2% 4,557   1,015 2,976 293.2%
Black or African American 38,683 11.6% 46,579   17,958 20,725 115.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 245 0.1% 275   98 147 150.0%
White 216,410 64.8% 230,113   108,507 107,903 99.4%
Information Not Available 71,352 21.4% 78,602   54,266 17,086 31.5%
 
Years of Age 333,848 363,212 184,051
Younger than 22 10,854 2.0% 10,503   6,857 3,997 58.3%
22-24 19,226 3.6% 18,916   11,690 7,536 64.5%
25-34 77,241 14.4% 80,246   44,663 32,578 72.9%
35-44 86,387 16.1% 96,430   47,665 38,722 81.2%
45-54 88,896 16.6% 101,710   46,549 42,347 91.0%
55-59 28,881 5.4% 32,314   14,385 14,496 100.8%
60-64 15,135 2.8% 15,912   7,669 7,466 97.4%
65 and older 7,157 1.3% 7,050   4,572 2,585 56.5%
Information Not Available 71 0.0% 131   1 70 7000.0%
 
Industry 333,848 363,212 184,051
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,386 0.7% 2,367   2,140 246 11.5%
Mining 1,443 0.4% 1,323   1,165 278 23.9%
Utilities 144 0.0% 136   135 9 6.7%
Construction 44,670 13.3% 41,161   39,039 5,631 14.4%
Manufacturing 99,703 29.7% 132,624   31,480 68,223 216.7%
Wholesale Trade 13,318 4.0% 12,291   5,086 8,232 161.9%
Retail Trade 18,637 5.5% 16,413   13,130 5,507 41.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,005 3.3% 12,265   5,595 5,410 96.7%
Information 2,382 0.7% 2,084   1,181 1,201 101.7%
Finance and Insurance 4,826 1.4% 4,666   3,937 889 22.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,434 1.0% 4,186   2,108 1,326 62.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 14,227 4.2% 13,884   6,704 7,523 112.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,911 2.1% 6,185   596 6,315 1059.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 37,753 11.2% 37,730   24,293 13,460 55.4%
Educational Services 2,697 0.8% 2,994   2,174 523 24.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 10,087 3.0% 9,726   7,937 2,150 27.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 7,239 2.2% 6,759   5,627 1,612 28.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 10,740 3.2% 10,204   7,902 2,838 35.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,854 1.4% 4,518   3,197 1,657 51.8%
Public Administration 2,842 0.8% 2,847   2,285 557 24.4%
Information Not Available 34,550 10.3% 38,849   18,340 16,210 88.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 122,592 113,681 75,429
Male 91,521 74.7% 84,640   57,752 33,769 58.5%
Female 31,040 25.3% 29,018   17,675 13,365 75.6%
Information Not Available 31 0.0% 23   2 29 1450.0%
 
Ethnicity 122,592 113,681 75,429
Hispanic or Latino 3,882 3.2% 3,622   2,515 1,367 54.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 105,517 86.1% 98,476   66,362 39,155 59.0%
Information Not Available 13,193 10.8% 11,583   6,552 6,641 101.4%
 
Race 122,592 113,681 75,429
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,163 0.9% 1,157   837 326 38.9%
Asian 2,888 2.4% 2,253   1,031 1,857 180.1%
Black or African American 5,937 4.8% 5,210   3,450 2,487 72.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 298 0.2% 232   198 100 50.5%
White 104,792 85.5% 98,003   65,792 39,000 59.3%
Information Not Available 7,514 6.1% 6,826   4,121 3,393 82.3%
 
Years of Age 122,592 113,681 75,429
Younger than 22 2,894 1.3% 2,547   2,794 100 3.6%
22-24 7,857 3.6% 7,056   5,556 2,301 41.4%
25-34 33,061 15.0% 30,649   19,550 13,511 69.1%
35-44 26,941 12.2% 25,110   17,047 9,894 58.0%
45-54 30,587 13.9% 28,412   18,540 12,047 65.0%
55-59 11,057 5.0% 10,402   6,380 4,677 73.3%
60-64 6,688 3.0% 6,226   3,480 3,208 92.2%
65 and older 2,868 1.3% 3,160   1,713 1,155 67.4%
Information Not Available 639 0.3% 119   369 270 73.2%
 
Industry 122,592 113,681 75,429
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,052 0.9% 1,112   941 111 11.8%
Mining 955 0.8% 970   733 222 30.3%
Utilities 332 0.3% 335   217 115 53.0%
Construction 34,620 28.0% 34,529   28,134 6,486 23.1%
Manufacturing 23,052 18.6% 19,721   9,343 13,709 146.7%
Wholesale Trade 5,807 4.7% 5,306   2,934 2,873 97.9%
Retail Trade 8,351 6.8% 7,723   4,601 3,750 81.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,347 2.7% 2,864   1,990 1,357 68.2%
Information 1,650 1.3% 1,492   846 804 95.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,295 1.9% 2,224   1,613 682 42.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,282 1.0% 1,215   847 435 51.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,795 4.7% 4,926   2,723 3,072 112.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,530 1.2% 1,306   867 663 76.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,107 8.2% 9,410   6,112 3,995 65.4%
Educational Services 1,317 1.1% 1,293   846 471 55.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,544 3.7% 4,209   2,692 1,852 68.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,677 1.4% 1,700   1,199 478 39.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,172 3.4% 4,016   2,522 1,650 65.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,448 2.0% 2,386   1,405 1,043 74.2%
Public Administration 2,041 1.7% 1,757   1,307 734 56.2%
Information Not Available 6,218 5.0% 5,187   3,557 2,661 74.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Feb 2009 Percent Jan 2009     Feb 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 114,269 108,625 63,119
Male 75,157 65.8% 70,940   40,237 34,920 86.8%
Female 39,099 34.2% 37,673   22,878 16,221 70.9%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 12   4 9 225.0%
 
Ethnicity 114,269 108,625 63,119
Hispanic or Latino 1,889 1.7% 1,719   777 1,112 143.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 54,672 47.8% 50,419   20,440 34,232 167.5%
Information Not Available 57,708 50.5% 56,487   41,902 15,806 37.7%
 
Race 114,269 108,625 63,119
American Indian or Alaskan Native 810 0.7% 730   495 315 63.6%
Asian 855 0.7% 748   350 505 144.3%
Black or African American 16,181 14.2% 15,527   9,421 6,760 71.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 839 0.7% 832   504 335 66.5%
White 83,373 73.0% 76,531   43,703 39,670 90.8%
Information Not Available 12,211 10.7% 14,257   8,646 3,565 41.2%
 
Years of Age 114,269 108,625 63,119
Younger than 22 2,734 1.4% 2,401   1,419 1,315 92.7%
22-24 6,395 3.3% 5,990   3,375 3,020 89.5%
25-34 27,040 14.1% 25,763   14,578 12,462 85.5%
35-44 27,398 14.3% 25,807   15,469 11,929 77.1%
45-54 30,142 15.8% 28,948   16,938 13,204 78.0%
55-59 9,869 5.2% 9,684   5,154 4,715 91.5%
60-64 6,386 3.3% 6,080   3,396 2,990 88.0%
65 and older 4,242 2.2% 3,899   2,749 1,493 54.3%
Information Not Available 63 0.0% 53   41 22 53.7%
 
Industry 114,269 108,625 63,119
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 683 0.6% 654   604 79 13.1%
Mining 737 0.6% 834   481 256 53.2%
Utilities 118 0.1% 101   46 72 156.5%
Construction 23,649 20.6% 22,955   15,841 7,808 49.3%
Manufacturing 24,073 20.9% 23,043   9,061 15,012 165.7%
Wholesale Trade 4,548 4.0% 3,910   1,993 2,555 128.2%
Retail Trade 9,497 8.3% 8,817   5,230 4,267 81.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,346 4.7% 4,983   3,062 2,284 74.6%
Information 1,980 1.7% 2,001   867 1,113 128.4%
Finance and Insurance 3,071 2.7% 2,931   1,850 1,221 66.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,809 1.6% 1,822   1,141 668 58.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,696 3.2% 3,186   1,526 2,170 142.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 325 0.3% 331   137 188 137.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,792 10.3% 11,038   6,467 5,325 82.3%
Educational Services 1,292 1.1% 1,321   862 430 49.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,097 4.4% 4,771   3,501 1,596 45.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,626 2.3% 2,532   1,693 933 55.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,810 6.8% 7,708   5,103 2,707 53.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,642 2.3% 2,348   1,551 1,091 70.3%
Public Administration 986 0.9% 849   696 290 41.7%
Information Not Available 2,492 2.2% 2,490   1,407