Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

January 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
January 2009
Jan 2009 Dec 2008 Monthly Change Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 5,693,109 4,563,503 1,129,606 3,266,068 2,427,041 74.3
Alaska 16,534 13,937 2,597 14,357 2,177 15.2
Alabama 71,450 57,069 14,381 32,930 38,520 117.0
Arkansas 54,622 46,195 8,427 34,060 20,562 60.4
Arizona 76,291 67,074 9,217 30,172 46,119 152.9
California 710,093 648,712 61,381 474,569 235,524 49.6
Colorado 55,559 41,843 13,716 27,752 27,807 100.2
Connecticut 83,361 62,706 20,655 49,619 33,742 68.0
District of Columbia 9,806 12,118 -2,312 10,026 -220 -2.2
Delaware 17,129 10,797 6,332 10,725 6,404 59.7
Florida 257,821 243,632 14,189 132,895 124,926 94.0
Georgia 142,729 123,075 19,654 71,981 70,748 98.3
Hawaii 18,336 17,653 683 8,081 10,255 126.9
Iowa 62,319 43,985 18,334 37,258 25,061 67.3
Idaho 42,696 31,748 10,948 23,685 19,011 80.3
Illinois 291,580 232,198 59,382 184,408 107,172 58.1
Indiana 154,022 114,918 39,104 79,655 74,367 93.4
Kansas 38,575 29,617 8,958 21,452 17,123 79.8
Kentucky 90,790 56,368 34,422 39,357 51,433 130.7
Louisiana 40,951 38,836 2,115 20,279 20,672 101.9
Massachusetts 160,691 126,437 34,254 108,891 51,800 47.6
Maryland 82,039 65,852 16,187 46,711 35,328 75.6
Maine 23,008 17,364 5,644 14,915 8,093 54.3
Michigan 363,212 226,209 137,003 179,668 183,544 102.2
Minnesota 113,681 87,264 26,417 72,808 40,873 56.1
Missouri 108,625 80,550 28,075 64,283 44,342 69.0
Mississippi 41,630 34,805 6,825 22,303 19,327 86.7
Montana 14,286 10,520 3,766 7,202 7,084 98.4
North Carolina 183,646 151,308 32,338 89,292 94,354 105.7
North Dakota 10,278 5,574 4,704 6,088 4,190 68.8
Nebraska 23,615 19,502 4,113 11,857 11,758 99.2
New Hampshire 19,332 14,181 5,151 9,622 9,710 100.9
New Jersey 203,718 162,919 40,799 136,433 67,285 49.3
New Mexico 21,605 17,093 4,512 11,978 9,627 80.4
Nevada 69,011 60,885 8,126 32,745 36,266 110.8
New York 349,325 281,778 67,547 212,571 136,754 64.3
Ohio 236,713 168,407 68,306 134,794 101,919 75.6
Oklahoma 37,028 31,152 5,876 14,644 22,384 152.9
Oregon 116,507 90,480 26,027 60,260 56,247 93.3
Pennsylvania 342,388 266,069 76,319 209,797 132,591 63.2
Puerto Rico 39,296 36,604 2,692 32,397 6,899 21.3
Rhode Island 24,412 19,630 4,782 18,744 5,668 30.2
South Carolina 98,505 82,084 16,421 48,772 49,733 102.0
South Dakota 6,178 4,117 2,061 3,554 2,624 73.8
Tennessee 105,987 77,632 28,355 50,132 55,855 111.4
Texas 196,508 170,902 25,606 104,132 92,376 88.7
Utah 36,833 27,717 9,116 15,761 21,072 133.7
Virginia 88,828 68,291 20,537 44,579 44,249 99.3
Virgin Islands 538 491 47 414 124 30.0
Vermont 13,215 10,458 2,757 8,097 5,118 63.2
Washington 128,130 105,887 22,243 67,096 61,034 91.0
Wisconsin 165,469 123,203 42,266 100,697 64,772 64.3
West Virginia 27,136 20,954 6,182 18,403 8,733 47.5
Wyoming 7,072 4,703 2,369 3,167 3,905 123.3
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,693,109   4,563,503   3,266,068 2,427,041 74.3
Male 3,680,482 64.6% 2,842,355   2,053,746 1,626,736 79.2%
Female 2,007,054 35.3% 1,716,764   1,209,448 797,606 65.9%
Information Not Available 5,573 0.1% 4,384   2,874 2,699 93.9%
 
Ethnicity 5,693,109   4,563,503   3,266,068    
Hispanic or Latino 796,518 14.0% 688,834   505,963 290,555 57.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,111,801 84.0% 3,280,269   2,379,070 1,732,731 72.8%
Information Not Available 784,790 12.1% 594,340   381,035 403,755 106.0%
 
Race 5,693,109   4,563,503   3,266,068
American Indian or Alaskan Native 58,523 1.0% 48,712   34,261 24,262 70.8%
Asian 137,976 2.4% 113,191   68,755 69,221 100.7%
Black or African American 838,939 14.7% 718,262   497,863 341,076 68.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 21,462 0.4% 15,142   10,840 10,622 98.0%
White 3,466,959 60.9% 2,694,530   1,959,250 1,507,709 77.0%
Information Not Available 1,169,248 20.5% 973,666   695,097 474,151 68.2%
 
Years of Age 5,693,109   4,563,503   3,266,068
Younger than 22 192,223 3.4% 192,548   122,166 70,057 57.3%
22-24 320,380 5.6% 271,007   186,830 133,550 71.5%
25-34 1,346,444 23.7% 1,093,888   767,018 579,426 75.5%
35-44 1,381,151 24.3% 1,108,493   812,575 568,576 70.0%
45-54 1,424,857 25.0% 1,111,617   802,783 622,074 77.5%
55-59 498,622 8.8% 385,200   270,892 227,730 84.1%
60-64 310,873 5.5% 233,548   167,953 142,920 85.1%
65 and older 189,142 3.3% 143,958   106,264 82,878 78.0%
Information Not Available 29,417 0.5% 23,244   29,587 -170 -0.6%
 
Industry 5,693,109   4,563,503   3,266,068
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 117,445 2.1% 106,016   99,155 18,290 18.4%
Mining 36,731 0.6% 22,488   19,956 16,775 84.1%
Utilities 8,995 0.2% 8,019   6,334 2,661 42.0%
Construction 951,111 16.7% 708,588   619,183 331,928 53.6%
Manufacturing 1,041,578 18.3% 724,098   431,080 610,498 141.6%
Wholesale Trade 222,576 3.9% 178,487   108,281 114,295 105.6%
Retail Trade 445,933 7.8% 368,413   240,422 205,511 85.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 198,732 3.5% 145,355   103,058 95,674 92.8%
Information 113,235 2.0% 101,813   80,749 32,486 40.2%
Finance and Insurance 155,882 2.7% 146,497   112,790 43,092 38.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 79,950 1.4% 68,064   55,819 24,131 43.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 239,427 4.2% 206,941   118,918 120,509 101.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 23,277 0.4% 16,996   10,458 12,819 122.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 612,537 10.8% 515,690   363,520 249,017 68.5%
Educational Services 81,101 1.4% 77,782   54,853 26,248 47.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 234,566 4.1% 227,704   165,072 69,494 42.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 105,128 1.8% 82,427   76,440 28,688 37.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 286,706 5.0% 233,058   176,800 109,906 62.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 122,933 2.2% 108,952   76,861 46,072 59.9%
Public Administration 80,056 1.4% 66,126   52,407 27,649 52.8%
Information Not Available 535,210 9.4% 449,989   293,912 241,298 82.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,534 13,937 14,357 2,177 15.2
Male 11,138 67.4% 8,856   9,235 1,903 20.6%
Female 5,396 32.6% 5,081   5,122 274 5.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,534   13,937   14,357    
Hispanic or Latino 628 3.8% 615   609 19 3.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,749 95.3% 13,195   13,638 2,111 15.5%
Information Not Available 157 0.9% 127   110 47 42.7%
 
Race 16,534 13,937 14,357
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,302 26.0% 3,620   3,932 370 9.4%
Asian 601 3.6% 941   962 -361 -37.5%
Black or African American 544 3.3% 522   472 72 15.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 159 1.0% 155   139 20 14.4%
White 10,366 62.7% 8,157   8,319 2,047 24.6%
Information Not Available 562 3.4% 542   533 29 5.4%
 
Years of Age 16,534 13,937 14,357
Younger than 22 646 2.5% 513   546 100 18.3%
22-24 1,122 4.3% 1,009   1,036 86 8.3%
25-34 4,380 16.7% 3,678   3,566 814 22.8%
35-44 3,650 13.9% 3,059   3,307 343 10.4%
45-54 4,242 16.2% 3,542   3,765 477 12.7%
55-59 1,435 5.5% 1,182   1,169 266 22.8%
60-64 702 2.7% 620   624 78 12.5%
65 and older 357 1.4% 334   344 13 3.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 16,534 13,937 14,357
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 163 1.0% 111   182 -19 -10.4%
Mining 686 4.1% 431   428 258 60.3%
Utilities 102 0.6% 85   87 15 17.2%
Construction 4,382 26.2% 3,101   3,235 1,147 35.5%
Manufacturing 1,121 6.7% 1,470   1,508 -387 -25.7%
Wholesale Trade 218 1.3% 191   167 51 30.5%
Retail Trade 1,417 8.5% 1,156   1,066 351 32.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,010 6.0% 784   798 212 26.6%
Information 200 1.2% 128   127 73 57.5%
Finance and Insurance 203 1.2% 189   223 -20 -9.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 308 1.8% 212   307 1 0.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 492 2.9% 374   409 83 20.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.1% 9   60 -49 -81.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 939 5.6% 760   849 90 10.6%
Educational Services 368 2.2% 280   329 39 11.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 890 5.3% 810   825 65 7.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 209 1.3% 279   191 18 9.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,429 8.6% 1,374   1,247 182 14.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 430 2.6% 334   396 34 8.6%
Public Administration 1,590 9.5% 1,500   1,545 45 2.9%
Information Not Available 366 2.2% 359   378 -12 -3.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 71,450 57,069 32,930
Male 42,811 59.9% 32,705   18,163 24,648 135.7%
Female 28,589 40.0% 24,271   14,715 13,874 94.3%
Information Not Available 50 0.1% 93   52 -2 -3.8%
 
Ethnicity 71,450 57,069 32,930
Hispanic or Latino 1,507 2.1% 1,264   770 737 95.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 58,000 81.2% 46,081   26,614 31,386 117.9%
Information Not Available 11,943 16.7% 9,724   5,546 6,397 115.3%
 
Race 71,450 57,069 32,930
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,159 3.0% 1,823   1,006 1,153 114.6%
Asian 943 1.3% 717   443 500 112.9%
Black or African American 27,753 38.8% 21,832   14,172 13,581 95.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 106 0.1% 109   66 40 60.6%
White 36,667 51.3% 29,253   15,371 21,296 138.5%
Information Not Available 3,822 5.3% 3,335   1,872 1,950 104.2%
 
Years of Age 71,450 57,069 32,930
Younger than 22 3,044 2.9% 2,608   1,414 1,630 115.3%
22-24 4,915 4.7% 4,169   2,361 2,554 108.2%
25-34 18,333 17.4% 14,643   8,467 9,866 116.5%
35-44 18,064 17.2% 13,804   8,066 9,998 124.0%
45-54 16,698 15.9% 13,235   7,791 8,907 114.3%
55-59 5,412 5.2% 4,379   2,477 2,935 118.5%
60-64 3,032 2.9% 2,517   1,440 1,592 110.6%
65 and older 1,948 1.9% 1,653   901 1,047 116.2%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 61   13 -9 -69.2%
 
Industry 71,450 57,069 32,930
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 586 0.8% 528   341 245 71.8%
Mining 320 0.4% 214   102 218 213.7%
Utilities 80 0.1% 61   38 42 110.5%
Construction 8,174 11.3% 6,452   3,768 4,406 116.9%
Manufacturing 23,202 32.2% 16,635   9,372 13,830 147.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,619 3.6% 2,210   1,048 1,571 149.9%
Retail Trade 6,517 9.0% 5,583   3,033 3,484 114.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,682 3.7% 1,885   947 1,735 183.2%
Information 843 1.2% 732   382 461 120.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,529 2.1% 1,365   805 724 89.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 847 1.2% 691   389 458 117.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,456 3.4% 1,965   1,248 1,208 96.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 80 0.1% 82   30 50 166.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,495 10.4% 5,989   3,434 4,061 118.3%
Educational Services 1,215 1.7% 1,175   657 558 84.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,466 4.8% 3,331   1,946 1,520 78.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 423 0.6% 313   249 174 69.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,740 5.2% 3,404   2,112 1,628 77.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,270 1.8% 1,147   702 568 80.9%
Public Administration 684 0.9% 622   418 266 63.6%
Information Not Available 3,222 4.5% 2,685   1,909 1,313 68.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 54,622 46,195 34,060
Male 33,629 61.6% 27,528   20,038 13,591 67.8%
Female 20,992 38.4% 18,666   14,021 6,971 49.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 54,622 46,195 34,060
Hispanic or Latino 1,841 3.4% 1,508   760 1,081 142.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 52,780 96.6% 44,685   33,299 19,481 58.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 54,622 46,195 34,060
American Indian or Alaskan Native 640 1.2% 485   382 258 67.5%
Asian 470 0.9% 346   257 213 82.9%
Black or African American 13,869 25.4% 12,650   9,464 4,405 46.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 418 0.8% 387   273 145 53.1%
White 37,381 68.4% 30,815   22,921 14,460 63.1%
Information Not Available 1,844 3.4% 1,512   763 1,081 141.7%
 
Years of Age 54,622 46,195 34,060
Younger than 22 1,455 1.6% 1,974   716 739 103.2%
22-24 3,677 4.1% 3,457   2,106 1,571 74.6%
25-34 14,949 16.7% 12,671   9,256 5,693 61.5%
35-44 13,478 15.1% 11,617   8,446 5,032 59.6%
45-54 12,647 14.2% 10,361   8,096 4,551 56.2%
55-59 4,132 4.6% 3,178   2,822 1,310 46.4%
60-64 2,677 3.0% 1,865   1,449 1,228 84.7%
65 and older 1,603 1.8% 1,069   1,165 438 37.6%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 3   4 0 0.0%
 
Industry 54,622 46,195 34,060
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,381 2.5% 1,028   1,094 287 26.2%
Mining 412 0.7% 273   136 276 202.9%
Utilities 100 0.2% 87   71 29 40.8%
Construction 6,381 11.4% 5,038   4,474 1,907 42.6%
Manufacturing 14,250 25.4% 13,157   7,686 6,564 85.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,238 4.0% 2,015   1,515 723 47.7%
Retail Trade 6,191 11.1% 4,961   3,840 2,351 61.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,249 4.0% 1,819   1,263 986 78.1%
Information 428 0.8% 403   273 155 56.8%
Finance and Insurance 772 1.4% 640   508 264 52.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 433 0.8% 392   388 45 11.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 920 1.6% 816   590 330 55.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 137 0.2% 124   54 83 153.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,106 10.9% 4,501   3,348 2,758 82.4%
Educational Services 1,561 2.8% 1,426   1,055 506 48.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,979 7.1% 3,643   2,986 993 33.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 560 1.0% 428   388 172 44.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,212 7.5% 3,601   2,839 1,373 48.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,079 1.9% 925   809 270 33.4%
Public Administration 1,190 2.1% 888   705 485 68.8%
Information Not Available 43 0.1% 30   38 5 13.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 76,291 67,074 30,172
Male 49,131 64.4% 42,012   17,236 31,895 185.0%
Female 27,148 35.6% 25,046   12,936 14,212 109.9%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 16   0 12 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 76,291 67,074 30,172
Hispanic or Latino 21,661 28.4% 18,777   8,452 13,209 156.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,734 53.4% 38,554   21,719 19,015 87.6%
Information Not Available 13,896 18.2% 9,743   1 13,895 1389500.0%
 
Race 76,291 67,074 30,172
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,135 6.7% 4,456   2,417 2,718 112.5%
Asian 1,188 1.6% 1,089   7 1,181 16871.4%
Black or African American 4,302 5.6% 3,917   2,011 2,291 113.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 317 0.4% 262   0 317 0.0%
White 43,019 56.4% 37,189   15,524 27,495 177.1%
Information Not Available 22,330 29.3% 20,161   10,213 12,117 118.6%
 
Years of Age 76,291 67,074 30,172
Younger than 22 3,054 2.7% 2,495   963 2,091 217.1%
22-24 4,678 4.1% 4,020   1,628 3,050 187.3%
25-34 17,678 15.4% 15,380   6,836 10,842 158.6%
35-44 18,452 16.0% 16,325   7,533 10,919 144.9%
45-54 19,095 16.6% 16,846   7,742 11,353 146.6%
55-59 6,788 5.9% 6,098   2,786 4,002 143.6%
60-64 4,182 3.6% 3,755   1,744 2,438 139.8%
65 and older 2,364 2.1% 2,155   940 1,424 151.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 76,291 67,074 30,172
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 699 0.9% 580   365 334 91.5%
Mining 609 0.8% 328   88 521 592.0%
Utilities 134 0.2% 120   48 86 179.2%
Construction 16,006 20.8% 13,341   5,188 10,818 208.5%
Manufacturing 6,148 8.0% 5,062   2,356 3,792 161.0%
Wholesale Trade 3,673 4.8% 3,316   1,089 2,584 237.3%
Retail Trade 7,485 9.7% 6,380   2,587 4,898 189.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,881 2.4% 1,551   569 1,312 230.6%
Information 934 1.2% 865   360 574 159.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,442 3.2% 2,468   2,007 435 21.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,770 2.3% 1,625   733 1,037 141.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,223 5.5% 3,801   1,459 2,764 189.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 246 0.3% 215   80 166 207.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,082 11.8% 7,876   3,102 5,980 192.8%
Educational Services 1,097 1.4% 1,144   619 478 77.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,409 4.4% 3,251   1,737 1,672 96.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 830 1.1% 795   352 478 135.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,236 4.2% 2,695   1,217 2,019 165.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,748 2.3% 1,601   629 1,119 177.9%
Public Administration 1,885 2.4% 1,681   540 1,345 249.1%
Information Not Available 8,754 11.4% 8,379   5,047 3,707 73.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 710,093 648,712 474,569
Male 433,751 61.1% 391,364   283,678 150,073 52.9%
Female 275,491 38.8% 256,770   190,891 84,600 44.3%
Information Not Available 851 0.1% 578   0 851 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 710,093 648,712 474,569
Hispanic or Latino 263,673 37.1% 247,527   189,151 74,522 39.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 357,174 50.3% 334,369   237,574 119,600 50.3%
Information Not Available 89,246 12.6% 66,816   47,844 41,402 86.5%
 
Race 710,093 648,712 474,569
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,443 0.6% 5,295   2,803 1,640 58.5%
Asian 62,680 8.8% 51,219   32,379 30,301 93.6%
Black or African American 45,568 6.4% 45,057   28,899 16,669 57.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 244,481 34.4% 232,797   173,493 70,988 40.9%
Information Not Available 352,921 49.7% 314,344   236,995 115,926 48.9%
 
Years of Age 710,093 648,712 474,569
Younger than 22 16,261 1.8% 28,113   8,892 7,369 82.9%
22-24 39,802 4.4% 40,821   24,067 15,735 65.4%
25-34 171,874 18.9% 159,434   109,798 62,076 56.5%
35-44 172,914 19.0% 157,220   117,724 55,190 46.9%
45-54 175,750 19.3% 158,471   124,973 50,777 40.6%
55-59 61,168 6.7% 52,086   42,818 18,350 42.9%
60-64 43,678 4.8% 31,290   28,223 15,455 54.8%
65 and older 27,228 3.0% 20,411   17,784 9,444 53.1%
Information Not Available 1,418 0.2% 866   290 1,128 389.0%
 
Industry 710,093 648,712 474,569
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 75,821 9.6% 74,807   68,141 7,680 11.3%
Mining 1,513 0.2% 1,733   773 740 95.7%
Utilities 2,080 0.3% 2,311   1,643 437 26.6%
Construction 106,358 13.5% 93,292   76,937 29,421 38.2%
Manufacturing 97,944 12.5% 89,056   55,382 42,562 76.9%
Wholesale Trade 20,421 2.6% 16,174   2,900 17,521 604.2%
Retail Trade 64,760 8.2% 58,536   31,316 33,444 106.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 25,999 3.3% 18,774   12,855 13,144 102.2%
Information 39,707 5.1% 39,377   40,111 -404 -1.0%
Finance and Insurance 23,730 3.0% 23,492   18,268 5,462 29.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 9,643 1.2% 9,531   14,981 -5,338 -35.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 20,137 2.6% 18,389   6,282 13,855 220.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 84,896 10.8% 78,946   57,509 27,387 47.6%
Educational Services 19,286 2.5% 17,234   14,015 5,271 37.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 26,566 3.4% 28,402   20,394 6,172 30.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 10,778 1.4% 9,435   9,762 1,016 10.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 29,213 3.7% 26,284   14,981 14,232 95.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 20,704 2.6% 20,988   11,598 9,106 78.5%
Public Administration 9,549 1.2% 7,510   4,156 5,393 129.8%
Information Not Available 20,988 2.7% 14,441   12,565 8,423 67.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 55,559 41,843 27,752
Male 36,179 65.1% 25,579   17,322 18,857 108.9%
Female 19,380 34.9% 16,264   10,430 8,950 85.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 55,559 41,843 27,752
Hispanic or Latino 11,046 19.9% 7,427   6,142 4,904 79.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,828 64.5% 27,850   17,121 18,707 109.3%
Information Not Available 8,685 15.6% 6,566   4,489 4,196 93.5%
 
Race 55,559 41,843 27,752
American Indian or Alaskan Native 774 1.4% 630   479 295 61.6%
Asian 991 1.8% 658   581 410 70.6%
Black or African American 3,014 5.4% 2,513   1,490 1,524 102.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 169 0.3% 150   75 94 125.3%
White 38,558 69.4% 29,595   18,359 20,199 110.0%
Information Not Available 12,053 21.7% 8,297   6,768 5,285 78.1%
 
Years of Age 55,559 41,843 27,752
Younger than 22 1,110 1.2% 763   534 576 107.9%
22-24 2,368 2.6% 1,673   1,040 1,328 127.7%
25-34 12,329 13.6% 8,903   5,601 6,728 120.1%
35-44 13,717 15.1% 10,227   6,917 6,800 98.3%
45-54 15,546 17.1% 12,115   8,292 7,254 87.5%
55-59 5,728 6.3% 4,442   2,953 2,775 94.0%
60-64 3,346 3.7% 2,606   1,712 1,634 95.4%
65 and older 1,415 1.6% 1,114   681 734 107.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   22 -22 -100.0%
 
Industry 55,559 41,843 27,752
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 377 0.7% 267   247 130 52.6%
Mining 866 1.5% 455   322 544 168.9%
Utilities 36 0.1% 32   38 -2 -5.3%
Construction 13,102 23.4% 8,382   6,977 6,125 87.8%
Manufacturing 5,458 9.8% 3,992   2,531 2,927 115.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,493 4.5% 1,939   1,023 1,470 143.7%
Retail Trade 4,584 8.2% 3,510   1,987 2,597 130.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,858 3.3% 1,392   771 1,087 141.0%
Information 1,557 2.8% 1,298   809 748 92.5%
Finance and Insurance 2,263 4.0% 2,045   1,512 751 49.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,245 2.2% 1,022   590 655 111.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,475 8.0% 3,597   1,774 2,701 152.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 458 0.8% 382   289 169 58.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,218 12.9% 5,306   3,634 3,584 98.6%
Educational Services 829 1.5% 774   538 291 54.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,992 3.6% 1,884   1,277 715 56.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 809 1.4% 746   375 434 115.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,393 4.3% 1,924   1,186 1,207 101.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,195 2.1% 1,013   569 626 110.0%
Public Administration 1,051 1.9% 856   708 343 48.4%
Information Not Available 1,300 2.3% 1,027   595 705 118.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 83,361 62,706 49,619
Male 54,400 65.3% 39,533   32,278 22,122 68.5%
Female 28,961 34.7% 23,173   17,341 11,620 67.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 83,361 62,706 49,619
Hispanic or Latino 12,876 15.4% 9,897   8,046 4,830 60.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 70,485 84.6% 52,809   41,573 28,912 69.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 83,361 62,706 49,619
American Indian or Alaskan Native 298 0.4% 236   164 134 81.7%
Asian 1,317 1.6% 976   539 778 144.3%
Black or African American 9,103 10.9% 7,774   6,046 3,057 50.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 47,730 57.3% 36,295   28,800 18,930 65.7%
Information Not Available 24,913 29.9% 17,425   14,070 10,843 77.1%
 
Years of Age 83,361 62,706 49,619
Younger than 22 2,007 1.6% 2,450   1,313 694 52.9%
22-24 4,869 3.9% 4,007   3,041 1,828 60.1%
25-34 18,517 14.8% 13,938   11,292 7,225 64.0%
35-44 19,062 15.2% 14,620   11,755 7,307 62.2%
45-54 20,953 16.7% 15,326   12,310 8,643 70.2%
55-59 7,789 6.2% 5,516   4,328 3,461 80.0%
60-64 5,820 4.6% 3,950   3,083 2,737 88.8%
65 and older 4,344 3.5% 2,899   2,497 1,847 74.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 83,361 62,706 49,619
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,248 1.5% 878   902 346 38.4%
Mining 98 0.1% 50   62 36 58.1%
Utilities 101 0.1% 50   54 47 87.0%
Construction 15,446 18.3% 10,175   10,095 5,351 53.0%
Manufacturing 12,484 14.8% 8,808   5,249 7,235 137.8%
Wholesale Trade 3,724 4.4% 3,035   1,945 1,779 91.5%
Retail Trade 8,433 10.0% 6,650   4,902 3,531 72.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,985 3.5% 1,971   1,587 1,398 88.1%
Information 1,862 2.2% 1,516   743 1,119 150.6%
Finance and Insurance 3,338 3.9% 2,825   1,991 1,347 67.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,288 1.5% 1,060   841 447 53.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,589 4.2% 2,999   1,924 1,665 86.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 327 0.4% 276   160 167 104.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,686 12.6% 8,044   7,077 3,609 51.0%
Educational Services 1,647 1.9% 1,539   1,044 603 57.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,532 5.4% 4,251   3,248 1,284 39.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,791 3.3% 2,126   1,762 1,029 58.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,798 5.7% 3,124   3,256 1,542 47.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,883 2.2% 1,588   1,299 584 45.0%
Public Administration 839 1.0% 784   658 181 27.5%
Information Not Available 1,262 1.5% 957   820 442 53.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,806 12,118 10,026
Male 4,661 47.5% 5,548   4,859 -198 -4.1%
Female 5,144 52.5% 6,569   5,167 -23 -0.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,806 12,118 10,026
Hispanic or Latino 1,136 11.6% 1,362   1,372 -236 -17.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,402 85.7% 10,389   8,270 132 1.6%
Information Not Available 268 2.7% 367   384 -116 -30.2%
 
Race 9,806 12,118 10,026
American Indian or Alaskan Native 76 0.8% 102   87 -11 -12.6%
Asian 275 2.8% 312   297 -22 -7.4%
Black or African American 7,167 73.1% 9,187   7,397 -230 -3.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 48 0.5% 48   205 -157 -76.6%
White 2,238 22.8% 2,466   1,985 253 12.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 3   55 -53 -96.4%
 
Years of Age 9,806 12,118 10,026
Younger than 22 280 2.4% 327   203 77 37.9%
22-24 536 4.6% 631   452 84 18.6%
25-34 2,647 22.9% 3,004   2,177 470 21.6%
35-44 2,419 20.9% 2,956   2,609 -190 -7.3%
45-54 2,390 20.6% 3,169   2,913 -523 -18.0%
55-59 829 7.2% 1,081   873 -44 -5.0%
60-64 467 4.0% 636   528 -61 -11.6%
65 and older 238 2.1% 314   271 -33 -12.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,806 12,118 10,026
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Construction 11 0.1% 10   32 -21 -65.6%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
Retail Trade 6 0.1% 7   4 2 50.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Information 1 0.0% 2   1 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 2 0.0% 2   1 1 100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1 0.0% 1   7 -6 -85.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 17 0.2% 20   15 2 13.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 18 0.2% 39   12 6 50.0%
Educational Services 4 0.0% 4   9 -5 -55.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3 0.0% 6   9 -6 -66.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 11 0.1% 7   3 8 266.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4 0.0% 5   14 -10 -71.4%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 9,727 99.2% 12,014   9,905 -178 -1.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,129 10,797 10,725
Male 9,809 57.3% 426   5,549 4,260 76.8%
Female 7,320 42.7% 10,371   5,176 2,144 41.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,129 10,797 10,725
Hispanic or Latino 713 4.2% 425   438 275 62.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,416 95.8% 10,372   10,287 6,129 59.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 17,129 10,797 10,725
American Indian or Alaskan Native 54 0.3% 24   24 30 125.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 5,603 32.7% 3,594   4,156 1,447 34.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 74 0.4% 39   36 38 105.6%
White 10,212 59.6% 6,447   5,783 4,429 76.6%
Information Not Available 1,185 6.9% 693   724 461 63.7%
 
Years of Age 17,129 10,797 10,725
Younger than 22 716 2.7% 391   187 529 282.9%
22-24 1,286 4.9% 746   658 628 95.4%
25-34 4,108 15.6% 2,640   2,728 1,380 50.6%
35-44 3,900 14.8% 2,475   2,542 1,358 53.4%
45-54 3,996 15.2% 2,546   2,578 1,418 55.0%
55-59 1,339 5.1% 843   903 436 48.3%
60-64 1,014 3.9% 650   632 382 60.4%
65 and older 673 2.6% 433   417 256 61.4%
Information Not Available 97 0.4% 73   80 17 21.3%
 
Industry 17,129 10,797 10,725
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 32 0.2% 26   18 14 77.8%
Mining 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 8   6 3 50.0%
Construction 2,701 15.7% 1,647   1,376 1,325 96.3%
Manufacturing 1,180 6.9% 746   738 442 59.9%
Wholesale Trade 657 3.8% 412   385 272 70.6%
Retail Trade 2,931 17.1% 1,837   1,703 1,228 72.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 588 3.4% 333   473 115 24.3%
Information 301 1.8% 200   150 151 100.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,001 5.8% 709   636 365 57.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 424 2.5% 258   333 91 27.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 925 5.4% 602   475 450 94.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.3% 39   30 19 63.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,607 15.2% 1,586   1,763 844 47.9%
Educational Services 195 1.1% 177   162 33 20.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,039 6.1% 690   748 291 38.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 319 1.9% 173   231 88 38.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,512 8.8% 910   1,117 395 35.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 464 2.7% 295   259 205 79.2%
Public Administration 99 0.6% 68   64 35 54.7%
Information Not Available 94 0.5% 80   58 36 62.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 257,821 243,632 132,895
Male 151,536 58.8% 141,712   76,086 75,450 99.2%
Female 106,210 41.2% 101,845   56,736 49,474 87.2%
Information Not Available 75 0.0% 75   73 2 2.7%
 
Ethnicity 257,821 243,632 132,895
Hispanic or Latino 73,188 28.4% 70,950   42,561 30,627 72.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 171,469 66.5% 159,093   79,693 91,776 115.2%
Information Not Available 13,164 5.1% 13,589   10,641 2,523 23.7%
 
Race 257,821 243,632 132,895
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,234 0.5% 1,014   619 615 99.4%
Asian 1,758 0.7% 2,065   1,130 628 55.6%
Black or African American 46,299 18.0% 43,246   23,321 22,978 98.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3,702 1.4% 3,078   1,494 2,208 147.8%
White 164,663 63.9% 154,175   80,568 84,095 104.4%
Information Not Available 40,165 15.6% 40,054   25,763 14,402 55.9%
 
Years of Age 257,821 243,632 132,895
Younger than 22 5,572 1.4% 8,409   2,405 3,167 131.7%
22-24 12,827 3.2% 13,327   4,956 7,871 158.8%
25-34 53,554 13.2% 51,992   28,824 24,730 85.8%
35-44 61,146 15.1% 59,012   30,646 30,500 99.5%
45-54 66,194 16.3% 61,190   35,346 30,848 87.3%
55-59 27,600 6.8% 23,875   12,645 14,955 118.3%
60-64 17,353 4.3% 15,316   11,078 6,275 56.6%
65 and older 13,575 3.4% 10,511   6,995 6,580 94.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 257,821 243,632 132,895
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,197 0.5% 1,201   911 286 31.4%
Mining 187 0.1% 263   36 151 419.4%
Utilities 486 0.2% 375   219 267 121.9%
Construction 36,014 13.9% 33,823   20,297 15,717 77.4%
Manufacturing 20,157 7.8% 18,319   10,312 9,845 95.5%
Wholesale Trade 12,154 4.7% 10,511   6,158 5,996 97.4%
Retail Trade 29,170 11.3% 26,353   12,280 16,890 137.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,096 2.4% 5,969   3,316 2,780 83.8%
Information 4,824 1.9% 4,017   3,024 1,800 59.5%
Finance and Insurance 10,883 4.2% 10,999   8,891 1,992 22.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6,096 2.4% 5,443   3,899 2,197 56.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 15,969 6.2% 13,777   6,413 9,556 149.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,571 0.6% 1,952   401 1,170 291.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 50,861 19.6% 51,730   23,977 26,884 112.1%
Educational Services 4,226 1.6% 4,505   1,749 2,477 141.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13,762 5.3% 13,927   6,960 6,802 97.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,413 1.7% 4,692   2,223 2,190 98.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 16,941 6.5% 17,156   7,652 9,289 121.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,545 2.5% 6,081   3,134 3,411 108.8%
Public Administration 3,029 1.2% 1,614   2,150 879 40.9%
Information Not Available 13,240 5.1% 10,925   8,893 4,347 48.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 142,729 123,075 71,981
Male 83,301 58.4% 70,309   37,857 45,444 120.0%
Female 57,474 40.3% 51,085   33,010 24,464 74.1%
Information Not Available 1,954 1.4% 1,681   1,114 840 75.4%
 
Ethnicity 142,729 123,075 71,981
Hispanic or Latino 649 0.5% 479   647 2 0.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 140,126 98.2% 120,915   70,220 69,906 99.6%
Information Not Available 1,954 1.4% 1,681   1,114 840 75.4%
 
Race 142,729 123,075 71,981
American Indian or Alaskan Native 789 0.6% 714   377 412 109.3%
Asian 1,905 1.3% 1,593   845 1,060 125.4%
Black or African American 62,108 43.5% 55,578   36,101 26,007 72.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 75,973 53.2% 63,509   33,544 42,429 126.5%
Information Not Available 1,954 1.4% 1,681   1,114 840 75.4%
 
Years of Age 142,729 123,075 71,981
Younger than 22 3,450 1.6% 4,709   1,722 1,728 100.3%
22-24 7,413 3.5% 7,107   3,562 3,851 108.1%
25-34 33,194 15.7% 29,375   16,612 16,582 99.8%
35-44 35,543 16.8% 31,048   18,457 17,086 92.6%
45-54 34,155 16.2% 28,337   17,293 16,862 97.5%
55-59 11,312 5.4% 9,043   5,721 5,591 97.7%
60-64 7,335 3.5% 5,420   3,613 3,722 103.0%
65 and older 4,059 1.9% 2,906   2,035 2,024 99.5%
Information Not Available 6,268 3.0% 5,130   2,966 3,302 111.3%
 
Industry 142,729 123,075 71,981
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,757 2.6% 2,884   1,646 2,111 128.3%
Mining 455 0.3% 306   95 360 378.9%
Utilities 221 0.2% 177   137 84 61.3%
Construction 12,974 8.9% 10,786   5,965 7,009 117.5%
Manufacturing 18,874 12.9% 15,493   8,430 10,444 123.9%
Wholesale Trade 8,347 5.7% 7,351   3,743 4,604 123.0%
Retail Trade 10,765 7.3% 9,419   5,546 5,219 94.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,184 2.9% 3,516   1,949 2,235 114.7%
Information 2,299 1.6% 2,103   1,270 1,029 81.0%
Finance and Insurance 3,218 2.2% 2,972   2,493 725 29.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,718 1.9% 2,324   1,440 1,278 88.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 21,404 14.6% 18,605   11,152 10,252 91.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 274 0.2% 285   154 120 77.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 501 0.3% 401   234 267 114.1%
Educational Services 2,365 1.6% 2,203   1,652 713 43.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,567 3.1% 4,205   3,291 1,276 38.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,836 4.0% 5,149   3,624 2,212 61.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,330 0.9% 1,102   791 539 68.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,252 0.9% 1,170   771 481 62.4%
Public Administration 1,551 1.1% 1,170   711 840 118.1%
Information Not Available 35,837 24.5% 31,454   16,887 18,950 112.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,336 17,653 8,081
Male 11,906 64.9% 11,185   5,259 6,647 126.4%
Female 6,430 35.1% 6,468   2,821 3,609 127.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,336 17,653 8,081
Hispanic or Latino 1,037 5.7% 1,067   443 594 134.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,374 78.4% 13,709   6,057 8,317 137.3%
Information Not Available 2,925 16.0% 2,877   1,581 1,344 85.0%
 
Race 18,336 17,653 8,081
American Indian or Alaskan Native 149 0.8% 134   77 72 93.5%
Asian 6,188 33.7% 6,167   2,427 3,761 155.0%
Black or African American 315 1.7% 286   165 150 90.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4,472 24.4% 4,267   2,220 2,252 101.4%
White 5,017 27.4% 4,693   2,133 2,884 135.2%
Information Not Available 2,195 12.0% 2,106   1,059 1,136 107.3%
 
Years of Age 18,336 17,653 8,081
Younger than 22 323 1.5% 521   119 204 171.4%
22-24 932 4.2% 1,046   312 620 198.7%
25-34 4,401 19.9% 4,212   1,838 2,563 139.4%
35-44 4,407 19.9% 4,183   2,002 2,405 120.1%
45-54 4,487 20.3% 4,361   2,064 2,423 117.4%
55-59 1,854 8.4% 1,711   852 1,002 117.6%
60-64 1,200 5.4% 1,003   557 643 115.4%
65 and older 732 3.3% 616   337 395 117.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,336 17,653 8,081
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 411 2.2% 389   155 256 165.2%
Mining 1 0.0% 3   2 -1 -50.0%
Utilities 9 0.0% 9   4 5 125.0%
Construction 5,210 27.8% 4,760   2,339 2,871 122.7%
Manufacturing 497 2.7% 442   174 323 185.6%
Wholesale Trade 365 1.9% 309   130 235 180.8%
Retail Trade 1,251 6.7% 1,128   471 780 165.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 785 4.2% 784   484 301 62.2%
Information 288 1.5% 202   347 -59 -17.0%
Finance and Insurance 302 1.6% 330   201 101 50.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 426 2.3% 415   150 276 184.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 454 2.4% 475   216 238 110.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 53 0.3% 57   32 21 65.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,249 12.0% 2,034   872 1,377 157.9%
Educational Services 117 0.6% 113   49 68 138.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 697 3.7% 567   299 398 133.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 315 1.7% 254   118 197 166.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,689 14.3% 3,115   796 1,893 237.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 436 2.3% 421   197 239 121.3%
Public Administration 235 1.3% 214   140 95 67.9%
Information Not Available 1,546 8.2% 1,632   905 641 70.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 62,319 43,985 37,258
Male 45,259 72.6% 30,221   27,493 17,766 64.6%
Female 17,060 27.4% 13,764   9,765 7,295 74.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 62,319 43,985 37,258
Hispanic or Latino 2,086 3.3% 1,698   1,778 308 17.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,579 57.1% 28,622   35,039 540 1.5%
Information Not Available 24,654 39.6% 13,665   441 24,213 5490.5%
 
Race 62,319 43,985 37,258
American Indian or Alaskan Native 179 0.3% 148   166 13 7.8%
Asian 326 0.5% 264   201 125 62.2%
Black or African American 1,943 3.1% 1,622   1,168 775 66.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 33,131 53.2% 26,588   33,504 -373 -1.1%
Information Not Available 26,740 42.9% 15,363   2,219 24,521 1105.0%
 
Years of Age 62,319 43,985 37,258
Younger than 22 1,825 2.0% 1,084   992 833 84.0%
22-24 3,940 4.3% 2,600   2,297 1,643 71.5%
25-34 15,198 16.6% 10,654   8,937 6,261 70.1%
35-44 13,577 14.8% 9,595   8,138 5,439 66.8%
45-54 15,599 17.0% 11,231   9,444 6,155 65.2%
55-59 5,950 6.5% 4,172   3,374 2,576 76.3%
60-64 3,722 4.1% 2,736   2,239 1,483 66.2%
65 and older 2,508 2.7% 1,913   1,828 680 37.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   9 -9 -100.0%
 
Industry 62,319 43,985 37,258
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 391 0.6% 280   217 174 80.2%
Mining 708 1.1% 164   613 95 15.5%
Utilities 126 0.2% 61   41 85 207.3%
Construction 17,165 27.4% 9,105   12,447 4,718 37.9%
Manufacturing 19,684 31.4% 13,807   8,015 11,669 145.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,011 3.2% 1,624   1,217 794 65.2%
Retail Trade 3,540 5.6% 2,627   2,278 1,262 55.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,924 3.1% 1,188   1,159 765 66.0%
Information 925 1.5% 795   498 427 85.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,087 1.7% 965   641 446 69.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 439 0.7% 351   312 127 40.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,361 2.2% 987   766 595 77.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 71 0.1% 48   59 12 20.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,349 8.5% 4,075   3,464 1,885 54.4%
Educational Services 491 0.8% 449   285 206 72.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,715 2.7% 1,546   1,294 421 32.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 943 1.5% 695   778 165 21.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,152 3.4% 1,730   1,463 689 47.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 771 1.2% 614   606 165 27.2%
Public Administration 838 1.3% 669   714 124 17.4%
Information Not Available 628 1.0% 2,205   391 237 60.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,696 31,748 23,685
Male 31,104 72.8% 22,500   17,712 13,392 75.6%
Female 11,592 27.2% 9,245   5,973 5,619 94.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 3   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 42,696 31,748 23,685
Hispanic or Latino 5,524 12.9% 4,134   3,351 2,173 64.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,885 84.0% 26,569   19,375 16,510 85.2%
Information Not Available 1,287 3.0% 1,045   959 328 34.2%
 
Race 42,696 31,748 23,685
American Indian or Alaskan Native 640 1.5% 464   451 189 41.9%
Asian 391 0.9% 289   215 176 81.9%
Black or African American 236 0.6% 199   136 100 73.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 119 0.3% 92   66 53 80.3%
White 34,267 80.3% 25,464   18,743 15,524 82.8%
Information Not Available 7,043 16.5% 5,240   4,074 2,969 72.9%
 
Years of Age 42,696 31,748 23,685
Younger than 22 1,527 2.0% 1,676   748 779 104.1%
22-24 2,969 4.0% 2,389   1,566 1,403 89.6%
25-34 11,180 15.0% 8,079   5,961 5,219 87.6%
35-44 9,563 12.8% 7,117   5,321 4,242 79.7%
45-54 10,061 13.5% 7,377   5,785 4,276 73.9%
55-59 3,674 4.9% 2,653   2,070 1,604 77.5%
60-64 2,291 3.1% 1,521   1,306 985 75.4%
65 and older 1,431 1.9% 936   928 503 54.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 42,696 31,748 23,685
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,779 4.0% 1,491   1,386 393 28.4%
Mining 438 1.0% 337   242 196 81.0%
Utilities 113 0.3% 53   98 15 15.3%
Construction 10,872 24.4% 7,197   7,127 3,745 52.5%
Manufacturing 7,335 16.5% 5,340   3,024 4,311 142.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,424 3.2% 1,041   669 755 112.9%
Retail Trade 4,157 9.3% 3,057   1,787 2,370 132.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 980 2.2% 810   606 374 61.7%
Information 440 1.0% 347   187 253 135.3%
Finance and Insurance 669 1.5% 613   396 273 68.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 481 1.1% 405   221 260 117.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,417 3.2% 1,080   731 686 93.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 46 0.1% 35   27 19 70.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,904 8.8% 3,028   2,216 1,688 76.2%
Educational Services 321 0.7% 285   170 151 88.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,346 3.0% 1,183   759 587 77.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 574 1.3% 525   384 190 49.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,902 4.3% 1,377   793 1,109 139.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 706 1.6% 594   308 398 129.2%
Public Administration 707 1.6% 537   510 197 38.6%
Information Not Available 3,085 6.9% 2,413   2,044 1,041 50.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 291,580 232,198 184,408
Male 196,115 67.3% 150,597   123,458 72,657 58.9%
Female 95,465 32.7% 81,601   60,950 34,515 56.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 291,580 232,198 184,408
Hispanic or Latino 52,574 18.0% 42,033   35,875 16,699 46.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 239,006 82.0% 190,165   148,533 90,473 60.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 291,580 232,198 184,408
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,084 0.4% 895   683 401 58.7%
Asian 7,076 2.4% 5,586   3,708 3,368 90.8%
Black or African American 56,347 19.3% 49,239   38,056 18,291 48.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 224,417 77.0% 174,362   140,747 83,670 59.4%
Information Not Available 2,656 0.9% 2,116   1,214 1,442 118.8%
 
Years of Age 291,580 232,198 184,408
Younger than 22 6,420 1.3% 7,988   3,607 2,813 78.0%
22-24 15,014 3.0% 13,552   8,915 6,099 68.4%
25-34 71,940 14.4% 57,985   45,176 26,764 59.2%
35-44 73,828 14.7% 59,435   48,068 25,760 53.6%
45-54 75,767 15.1% 58,076   48,646 27,121 55.8%
55-59 25,704 5.1% 19,092   15,997 9,707 60.7%
60-64 15,363 3.1% 10,635   9,244 6,119 66.2%
65 and older 7,544 1.5% 5,435   4,755 2,789 58.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 291,580 232,198 184,408
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,583 0.5% 1,269   1,338 245 18.3%
Mining 1,462 0.5% 825   1,413 49 3.5%
Utilities 268 0.1% 241   213 55 25.8%
Construction 63,597 21.7% 46,028   46,583 17,014 36.5%
Manufacturing 49,665 16.9% 36,604   22,282 27,383 122.9%
Wholesale Trade 14,646 5.0% 11,427   7,586 7,060 93.1%
Retail Trade 22,691 7.7% 18,669   13,791 8,900 64.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 13,245 4.5% 10,289   7,624 5,621 73.7%
Information 4,697 1.6% 4,216   2,718 1,979 72.8%
Finance and Insurance 10,840 3.7% 10,144   8,092 2,748 34.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,825 1.3% 3,244   2,484 1,341 54.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 14,401 4.9% 12,221   8,007 6,394 79.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,414 0.5% 1,038   505 909 180.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 39,118 13.3% 32,771   26,939 12,179 45.2%
Educational Services 4,286 1.5% 4,228   3,464 822 23.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 12,241 4.2% 11,734   9,000 3,241 36.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,985 1.7% 3,917   3,839 1,146 29.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,418 4.6% 10,474   8,381 5,037 60.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 5,711 1.9% 4,948   3,757 1,954 52.0%
Public Administration 4,165 1.4% 3,550   3,083 1,082 35.1%
Information Not Available 5,322 1.8% 4,361   3,309 2,013 60.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 154,022 114,918 79,655
Male 107,280 69.7% 76,768   54,061 53,219 98.4%
Female 46,600 30.3% 38,019   25,516 21,084 82.6%
Information Not Available 142 0.1% 131   78 64 82.1%
 
Ethnicity 154,022 114,918 79,655
Hispanic or Latino 8,573 5.6% 6,680   4,015 4,558 113.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 115,481 75.0% 85,412   61,918 53,563 86.5%
Information Not Available 29,968 19.5% 22,826   13,722 16,246 118.4%
 
Race 154,022 114,918 79,655
American Indian or Alaskan Native 693 0.4% 522   374 319 85.3%
Asian 1,000 0.6% 739   460 540 117.4%
Black or African American 14,786 9.6% 12,746   9,326 5,460 58.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 132 0.1% 105   53 79 149.1%
White 128,415 83.4% 93,671   65,121 63,294 97.2%
Information Not Available 8,996 5.8% 7,135   4,321 4,675 108.2%
 
Years of Age 154,022 114,918 79,655
Younger than 22 3,574 1.3% 4,476   1,663 1,911 114.9%
22-24 8,405 3.1% 6,951   4,353 4,052 93.1%
25-34 37,378 13.6% 28,472   19,550 17,828 91.2%
35-44 38,960 14.2% 28,783   20,365 18,595 91.3%
45-54 39,643 14.5% 28,486   20,797 18,846 90.6%
55-59 13,643 5.0% 9,551   6,548 7,095 108.4%
60-64 8,213 3.0% 5,341   3,930 4,283 109.0%
65 and older 4,206 1.5% 2,858   2,449 1,757 71.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 154,022 114,918 79,655
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 493 0.3% 349   342 151 44.2%
Mining 733 0.5% 410   506 227 44.9%
Utilities 82 0.1% 83   150 -68 -45.3%
Construction 27,588 17.9% 18,238   17,855 9,733 54.5%
Manufacturing 56,418 36.5% 39,704   17,721 38,697 218.4%
Wholesale Trade 4,671 3.0% 4,164   2,110 2,561 121.4%
Retail Trade 9,040 5.9% 7,245   5,196 3,844 74.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,138 4.0% 4,457   3,918 2,220 56.7%
Information 1,041 0.7% 906   555 486 87.6%
Finance and Insurance 2,224 1.4% 2,148   1,649 575 34.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,340 0.9% 1,096   958 382 39.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,356 2.2% 2,867   1,653 1,703 103.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 505 0.3% 458   135 370 274.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,949 9.0% 11,057   7,792 6,157 79.0%
Educational Services 1,021 0.7% 942   801 220 27.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,453 2.9% 4,183   3,321 1,132 34.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,006 1.3% 1,480   1,422 584 41.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,249 2.7% 3,503   3,019 1,230 40.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,558 1.7% 2,072   1,334 1,224 91.8%
Public Administration 985 0.6% 735   658 327 49.7%
Information Not Available 11,172 7.2% 8,821   8,560 2,612 30.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 38,575 29,617 21,452
Male 26,535 68.8% 18,840   14,123 12,412 87.9%
Female 12,040 31.2% 10,777   7,329 4,711 64.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 38,575 29,617 21,452
Hispanic or Latino 2,651 6.9% 2,077   1,606 1,045 65.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,628 40.5% 13,067   10,449 5,179 49.6%
Information Not Available 20,296 52.6% 14,473   9,397 10,899 116.0%
 
Race 38,575 29,617 21,452
American Indian or Alaskan Native 586 1.5% 461   345 241 69.9%
Asian 519 1.3% 496   211 308 146.0%
Black or African American 5,355 13.9% 4,482   2,773 2,582 93.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 87 0.2% 74   41 46 112.2%
White 29,116 75.5% 21,943   16,255 12,861 79.1%
Information Not Available 2,912 7.5% 2,161   1,827 1,085 59.4%
 
Years of Age 38,575 29,617 21,452
Younger than 22 781 1.2% 1,010   385 396 102.9%
22-24 2,109 3.2% 1,849   1,207 902 74.7%
25-34 9,402 14.4% 7,269   5,164 4,238 82.1%
35-44 8,910 13.6% 7,014   5,188 3,722 71.7%
45-54 10,277 15.7% 7,677   5,746 4,531 78.9%
55-59 3,643 5.6% 2,479   1,925 1,718 89.2%
60-64 2,221 3.4% 1,470   1,213 1,008 83.1%
65 and older 1,232 1.9% 849   624 608 97.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 38,575 29,617 21,452
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 420 1.1% 355   213 207 97.2%
Mining 696 1.8% 313   215 481 223.7%
Utilities 36 0.1% 28   28 8 28.6%
Construction 7,849 20.1% 4,935   5,602 2,247 40.1%
Manufacturing 9,298 23.8% 6,146   2,917 6,381 218.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,412 3.6% 1,282   867 545 62.9%
Retail Trade 2,609 6.7% 2,121   1,496 1,113 74.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,347 3.5% 911   793 554 69.9%
Information 971 2.5% 901   583 388 66.6%
Finance and Insurance 873 2.2% 909   575 298 51.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 550 1.4% 448   344 206 59.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,405 3.6% 1,270   717 688 96.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 233 0.6% 211   46 187 406.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,698 9.5% 3,227   2,251 1,447 64.3%
Educational Services 382 1.0% 443   255 127 49.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,866 4.8% 1,803   1,283 583 45.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 301 0.8% 253   225 76 33.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 995 2.6% 914   752 243 32.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 890 2.3% 781   543 347 63.9%
Public Administration 575 1.5% 555   448 127 28.3%
Information Not Available 2,169 5.6% 1,811   1,299 870 67.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 90,790 56,368 39,357
Male 63,712 70.2% 37,108   26,658 37,054 139.0%
Female 27,078 29.8% 19,260   12,699 14,379 113.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 90,790 56,368 39,357
Hispanic or Latino 266 0.3% 92   73 193 264.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,504 5.0% 1,743   39,284 -34,780 -88.5%
Information Not Available 86,020 94.7% 54,533   0 86,020 0.0%
 
Race 90,790 56,368 39,357
American Indian or Alaskan Native 410 0.5% 410   249 161 64.7%
Asian 302 0.3% 244   146 156 106.8%
Black or African American 10,066 11.1% 6,123   3,938 6,128 155.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 79,088 87.1% 49,051   34,645 44,443 128.3%
Information Not Available 924 1.0% 540   379 545 143.8%
 
Years of Age 90,790 56,368 39,357
Younger than 22 1,492 0.9% 1,854   580 912 157.2%
22-24 4,125 2.5% 2,997   2,169 1,956 90.2%
25-34 20,366 12.3% 13,611   9,775 10,591 108.3%
35-44 24,833 15.1% 14,372   10,612 14,221 134.0%
45-54 24,878 15.1% 13,985   10,080 14,798 146.8%
55-59 8,001 4.8% 4,782   3,195 4,806 150.4%
60-64 4,900 3.0% 2,868   1,799 3,101 172.4%
65 and older 2,186 1.3% 1,890   1,147 1,039 90.6%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 9   0 9 0.0%
 
Industry 90,790 56,368 39,357
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 162 0.2% 221   90 72 80.0%
Mining 757 0.8% 604   739 18 2.4%
Utilities 63 0.1% 51   43 20 46.5%
Construction 14,096 15.5% 8,701   7,954 6,142 77.2%
Manufacturing 37,761 41.5% 16,585   9,272 28,489 307.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,772 3.0% 2,508   1,585 1,187 74.9%
Retail Trade 4,120 4.5% 3,735   2,504 1,616 64.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,940 5.4% 2,633   1,890 3,050 161.4%
Information 911 1.0% 761   502 409 81.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,109 1.2% 1,208   971 138 14.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 703 0.8% 576   262 441 168.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,821 2.0% 1,720   962 859 89.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 117 0.1% 120   125 -8 -6.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,807 7.5% 5,358   3,268 3,539 108.3%
Educational Services 807 0.9% 871   438 369 84.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,524 2.8% 2,859   1,546 978 63.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,249 1.4% 1,213   1,121 128 11.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,385 2.6% 2,338   1,705 680 39.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,285 1.4% 885   739 546 73.9%
Public Administration 527 0.6% 558   442 85 19.2%
Information Not Available 5,874 6.5% 2,863   3,199 2,675 83.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,951 38,836 20,279
Male 22,199 54.2% 19,432   11,032 11,167 101.2%
Female 18,752 45.8% 19,403   9,247 9,505 102.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 40,951 38,836 20,279
Hispanic or Latino 1,011 2.5% 880   427 584 136.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 39,845 97.3% 37,870   19,749 20,096 101.8%
Information Not Available 95 0.2% 86   103 -8 -7.8%
 
Race 40,951 38,836 20,279
American Indian or Alaskan Native 303 0.7% 226   119 184 154.6%
Asian 315 0.8% 274   185 130 70.3%
Black or African American 21,843 53.3% 21,502   10,473 11,370 108.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 56 0.1% 62   18 38 211.1%
White 18,402 44.9% 16,729   9,390 9,012 96.0%
Information Not Available 32 0.1% 43   94 -62 -66.0%
 
Years of Age 40,951 38,836 20,279
Younger than 22 818 1.4% 1,288   352 466 132.4%
22-24 2,378 4.2% 2,517   1,191 1,187 99.7%
25-34 10,789 18.9% 10,194   5,309 5,480 103.2%
35-44 9,320 16.3% 9,151   4,910 4,410 89.8%
45-54 10,290 18.0% 9,397   5,085 5,205 102.4%
55-59 3,651 6.4% 3,094   1,631 2,020 123.9%
60-64 2,327 4.1% 1,943   1,124 1,203 107.0%
65 and older 1,378 2.4% 1,250   676 702 103.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 40,951 38,836 20,279
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 759 1.8% 539   527 232 44.0%
Mining 702 1.7% 408   278 424 152.5%
Utilities 100 0.2% 86   53 47 88.7%
Construction 5,743 13.8% 4,850   3,634 2,109 58.0%
Manufacturing 5,081 12.2% 4,061   1,782 3,299 185.1%
Wholesale Trade 954 2.3% 848   441 513 116.3%
Retail Trade 3,002 7.2% 2,850   1,454 1,548 106.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,278 3.1% 1,122   674 604 89.6%
Information 646 1.5% 498   283 363 128.3%
Finance and Insurance 765 1.8% 698   448 317 70.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 545 1.3% 517   248 297 119.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,702 4.1% 1,628   1,057 645 61.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 134 0.3% 146   113 21 18.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,548 6.1% 2,454   1,343 1,205 89.7%
Educational Services 598 1.4% 700   345 253 73.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,803 6.7% 2,985   1,451 1,352 93.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 589 1.4% 586   369 220 59.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,171 5.2% 2,068   1,177 994 84.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,225 2.9% 1,322   710 515 72.5%
Public Administration 737 1.8% 638   282 455 161.3%
Information Not Available 8,869 21.3% 9,832   3,610 5,259 145.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 160,691 126,437 108,891
Male 109,363 68.1% 83,829   74,107 35,256 47.6%
Female 51,328 31.9% 42,608   34,784 16,544 47.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 160,691 126,437 108,891
Hispanic or Latino 15,409 9.6% 12,272   10,841 4,568 42.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 142,445 88.6% 111,726   95,820 46,625 48.7%
Information Not Available 2,837 1.8% 2,439   2,230 607 27.2%
 
Race 160,691 126,437 108,891
American Indian or Alaskan Native 417 0.3% 316   239 178 74.5%
Asian 4,551 2.8% 3,440   2,500 2,051 82.0%
Black or African American 11,333 7.1% 9,341   7,946 3,387 42.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 126 0.1% 95   64 62 96.9%
White 132,193 82.3% 103,377   88,778 43,415 48.9%
Information Not Available 12,071 7.5% 9,868   9,364 2,707 28.9%
 
Years of Age 160,691 126,437 108,891
Younger than 22 5,480 1.9% 4,073   3,679 1,801 49.0%
22-24 9,699 3.4% 7,249   6,133 3,566 58.1%
25-34 35,989 12.7% 28,039   23,707 12,282 51.8%
35-44 38,963 13.8% 30,675   27,484 11,479 41.8%
45-54 40,733 14.4% 32,138   27,427 13,306 48.5%
55-59 14,010 4.9% 11,375   9,713 4,297 44.2%
60-64 9,654 3.4% 7,754   6,658 2,996 45.0%
65 and older 6,163 2.2% 5,134   4,090 2,073 50.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 160,691 126,437 108,891
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,315 0.8% 845   1,218 97 8.0%
Mining 365 0.2% 216   401 -36 -9.0%
Utilities 145 0.1% 125   117 28 23.9%
Construction 32,080 19.8% 22,138   23,830 8,250 34.6%
Manufacturing 17,807 11.0% 14,464   9,876 7,931 80.3%
Wholesale Trade 6,953 4.3% 5,666   4,555 2,398 52.6%
Retail Trade 13,892 8.6% 10,719   8,520 5,372 63.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,440 2.7% 3,558   2,800 1,640 58.6%
Information 3,697 2.3% 2,999   1,724 1,973 114.4%
Finance and Insurance 4,942 3.1% 4,247   3,398 1,544 45.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,360 1.5% 1,932   1,654 706 42.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 10,006 6.2% 8,129   5,219 4,787 91.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 372 0.2% 337   211 161 76.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 20,273 12.5% 16,058   14,096 6,177 43.8%
Educational Services 1,701 1.0% 1,636   1,228 473 38.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,559 4.7% 7,089   5,329 2,230 41.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,707 2.9% 3,609   3,543 1,164 32.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 12,004 7.4% 8,133   8,574 3,430 40.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,576 2.8% 3,926   3,194 1,382 43.3%
Public Administration 2,286 1.4% 2,511   2,036 250 12.3%
Information Not Available 9,211 5.7% 8,100   7,368 1,843 25.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 82,039 65,852 46,711
Male 51,867 63.2% 39,232   27,471 24,396 88.8%
Female 30,172 36.8% 26,620   19,240 10,932 56.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 82,039 65,852 46,711
Hispanic or Latino 5,091 6.2% 3,423   2,632 2,459 93.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 75,810 92.4% 61,359   43,329 32,481 75.0%
Information Not Available 1,139 1.4% 1,010   750 389 51.9%
 
Race 82,039 65,852 46,711
American Indian or Alaskan Native 196 0.2% 168   105 91 86.7%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 29,313 35.7% 25,628   18,567 10,746 57.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 157 0.2% 119   82 75 91.5%
White 46,143 56.2% 35,445   24,576 21,567 87.8%
Information Not Available 6,230 7.6% 4,492   3,381 2,849 84.3%
 
Years of Age 82,039 65,852 46,711
Younger than 22 2,123 1.7% 2,590   1,147 976 85.1%
22-24 4,758 3.9% 4,144   2,556 2,202 86.2%
25-34 18,994 15.4% 15,211   10,410 8,584 82.5%
35-44 18,663 15.2% 15,558   10,896 7,767 71.3%
45-54 20,904 17.0% 16,373   12,014 8,890 74.0%
55-59 7,307 5.9% 5,467   4,080 3,227 79.1%
60-64 5,185 4.2% 3,630   2,890 2,295 79.4%
65 and older 4,105 3.3% 2,879   2,717 1,388 51.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 82,039 65,852 46,711
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 305 0.4% 180   186 119 64.0%
Mining 143 0.2% 76   79 64 81.0%
Utilities 243 0.3% 67   44 199 452.3%
Construction 16,705 20.3% 11,721   8,542 8,163 95.6%
Manufacturing 995 1.2% 791   828 167 20.2%
Wholesale Trade 3,334 4.0% 2,871   1,723 1,611 93.5%
Retail Trade 2,526 3.1% 2,218   1,397 1,129 80.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,068 2.5% 1,429   1,164 904 77.7%
Information 1,528 1.9% 1,367   859 669 77.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,947 3.6% 2,865   2,452 495 20.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,945 2.4% 1,634   1,041 904 86.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,162 6.3% 4,477   2,786 2,376 85.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 523 0.6% 297   315 208 66.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,107 12.3% 8,164   6,029 4,078 67.6%
Educational Services 1,502 1.8% 1,490   918 584 63.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,832 4.7% 3,654   2,619 1,213 46.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,635 2.0% 1,230   1,128 507 44.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,272 7.6% 4,725   4,594 1,678 36.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,235 2.7% 1,945   1,098 1,137 103.6%
Public Administration 1,245 1.5% 1,071   878 367 41.8%
Information Not Available 16,787 20.4% 13,580   8,031 8,756 109.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,008 17,364 14,915
Male 15,536 67.5% 11,511   9,749 5,787 59.4%
Female 7,472 32.5% 5,852   5,165 2,307 44.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,008 17,364 14,915
Hispanic or Latino 179 0.8% 141   142 37 26.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,766 64.2% 11,869   11,959 2,807 23.5%
Information Not Available 8,063 35.0% 5,354   2,814 5,249 186.5%
 
Race 23,008 17,364 14,915
American Indian or Alaskan Native 164 0.7% 142   134 30 22.4%
Asian 80 0.3% 69   53 27 50.9%
Black or African American 221 1.0% 166   120 101 84.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 16,247 70.6% 12,848   12,489 3,758 30.1%
Information Not Available 6,296 27.4% 4,139   2,119 4,177 197.1%
 
Years of Age 23,008 17,364 14,915
Younger than 22 909 2.4% 965   574 335 58.4%
22-24 1,499 4.0% 1,258   1,021 478 46.8%
25-34 5,439 14.4% 3,958   3,382 2,057 60.8%
35-44 4,966 13.2% 3,841   3,412 1,554 45.5%
45-54 5,679 15.0% 4,294   3,675 2,004 54.5%
55-59 2,143 5.7% 1,522   1,377 766 55.6%
60-64 1,506 4.0% 992   896 610 68.1%
65 and older 867 2.3% 534   578 289 50.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,008 17,364 14,915
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 297 1.3% 232   256 41 16.0%
Mining 23 0.1% 10   21 2 9.5%
Utilities 51 0.2% 57   19 32 168.4%
Construction 4,396 18.9% 3,048   3,240 1,156 35.7%
Manufacturing 2,895 12.4% 2,018   1,433 1,462 102.0%
Wholesale Trade 674 2.9% 490   395 279 70.6%
Retail Trade 1,812 7.8% 1,226   1,301 511 39.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 380 1.6% 306   326 54 16.6%
Information 158 0.7% 141   72 86 119.4%
Finance and Insurance 206 0.9% 173   161 45 28.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 163 0.7% 135   124 39 31.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 387 1.7% 323   208 179 86.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.0% 5   13 -3 -23.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,572 6.7% 1,292   1,217 355 29.2%
Educational Services 183 0.8% 208   160 23 14.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 696 3.0% 660   561 135 24.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 421 1.8% 353   300 121 40.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,162 9.3% 1,664   1,826 336 18.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 310 1.3% 271   240 70 29.2%
Public Administration 243 1.0% 227   166 77 46.4%
Information Not Available 5,969 25.6% 4,525   2,876 3,093 107.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 363,212 226,209 179,668
Male 250,521 69.0% 150,245   120,898 129,623 107.2%
Female 112,632 31.0% 75,938   58,760 53,872 91.7%
Information Not Available 59 0.0% 26   10 49 490.0%
 
Ethnicity 363,212 226,209 179,668
Hispanic or Latino 13,990 3.9% 8,731   7,759 6,231 80.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 286,818 79.0% 171,203   126,664 160,154 126.4%
Information Not Available 62,404 17.2% 46,275   45,245 17,159 37.9%
 
Race 363,212 226,209 179,668
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,086 0.8% 2,201   2,219 867 39.1%
Asian 4,557 1.3% 1,989   1,194 3,363 281.7%
Black or African American 46,579 12.8% 24,373   17,242 29,337 170.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 275 0.1% 160   94 181 192.6%
White 230,113 63.4% 141,013   105,503 124,610 118.1%
Information Not Available 78,602 21.6% 56,473   53,416 25,186 47.2%
 
Years of Age 363,212 226,209 179,668
Younger than 22 10,503 1.8% 7,723   6,238 4,265 68.4%
22-24 18,916 3.3% 13,943   11,384 7,532 66.2%
25-34 80,246 13.9% 54,299   44,079 36,167 82.1%
35-44 96,430 16.7% 57,874   46,245 50,185 108.5%
45-54 101,710 17.6% 58,231   45,491 56,219 123.6%
55-59 32,314 5.6% 18,422   14,049 18,265 130.0%
60-64 15,912 2.8% 10,200   7,631 8,281 108.5%
65 and older 7,050 1.2% 5,445   4,549 2,501 55.0%
Information Not Available 131 0.0% 72   2 129 6450.0%
 
Industry 363,212 226,209 179,668
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,367 0.6% 2,071   2,277 90 4.0%
Mining 1,323 0.4% 1,040   1,148 175 15.2%
Utilities 136 0.0% 100   113 23 20.4%
Construction 41,161 11.3% 31,238   35,141 6,020 17.1%
Manufacturing 132,624 36.3% 48,804   30,614 102,010 333.2%
Wholesale Trade 12,291 3.4% 7,864   5,074 7,217 142.2%
Retail Trade 16,413 4.5% 13,735   12,911 3,502 27.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 12,265 3.4% 7,128   5,801 6,464 111.4%
Information 2,084 0.6% 2,032   1,173 911 77.7%
Finance and Insurance 4,666 1.3% 4,819   3,620 1,046 28.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,186 1.1% 2,286   1,994 2,192 109.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 13,884 3.8% 10,274   6,431 7,453 115.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,185 1.7% 1,154   743 5,442 732.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 37,730 10.3% 29,260   24,166 13,564 56.1%
Educational Services 2,994 0.8% 3,228   2,460 534 21.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,726 2.7% 9,731   8,117 1,609 19.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,759 1.8% 5,675   6,078 681 11.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 10,204 2.8% 8,852   8,350 1,854 22.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,518 1.2% 3,680   3,016 1,502 49.8%
Public Administration 2,847 0.8% 2,790   2,570 277 10.8%
Information Not Available 38,849 10.6% 30,448   17,871 20,978 117.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 113,681 87,264 72,808
Male 84,640 74.5% 63,221   54,743 29,897 54.6%
Female 29,018 25.5% 24,025   18,055 10,963 60.7%
Information Not Available 23 0.0% 18   10 13 130.0%
 
Ethnicity 113,681 87,264 72,808
Hispanic or Latino 3,622 3.2% 2,744   2,465 1,157 46.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 98,476 86.6% 75,632   64,163 34,313 53.5%
Information Not Available 11,583 10.2% 8,888   6,180 5,403 87.4%
 
Race 113,681 87,264 72,808
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,157 1.0% 1,017   872 285 32.7%
Asian 2,253 2.0% 1,693   1,014 1,239 122.2%
Black or African American 5,210 4.6% 4,623   3,503 1,707 48.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 232 0.2% 166   219 13 5.9%
White 98,003 86.2% 74,369   63,320 34,683 54.8%
Information Not Available 6,826 6.0% 5,396   3,880 2,946 75.9%
 
Years of Age 113,681 87,264 72,808
Younger than 22 2,547 1.2% 3,075   2,704 -157 -5.8%
22-24 7,056 3.4% 6,071   5,372 1,684 31.3%
25-34 30,649 14.9% 22,799   18,762 11,887 63.4%
35-44 25,110 12.2% 19,560   16,444 8,666 52.7%
45-54 28,412 13.8% 21,818   17,818 10,594 59.5%
55-59 10,402 5.1% 7,542   6,308 4,094 64.9%
60-64 6,226 3.0% 4,221   3,421 2,805 82.0%
65 and older 3,160 1.5% 2,087   1,645 1,515 92.1%
Information Not Available 119 0.1% 91   334 -215 -64.4%
 
Industry 113,681 87,264 72,808
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,112 1.0% 832   949 163 17.2%
Mining 970 0.8% 677   695 275 39.6%
Utilities 335 0.3% 265   295 40 13.6%
Construction 34,529 30.1% 24,295   25,488 9,041 35.5%
Manufacturing 19,721 17.2% 14,041   9,603 10,118 105.4%
Wholesale Trade 5,306 4.6% 4,056   2,800 2,506 89.5%
Retail Trade 7,723 6.7% 6,407   4,452 3,271 73.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,864 2.5% 2,236   1,966 898 45.7%
Information 1,492 1.3% 1,346   899 593 66.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,224 1.9% 2,050   1,706 518 30.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,215 1.1% 1,086   775 440 56.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,926 4.3% 4,089   2,681 2,245 83.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,306 1.1% 1,081   835 471 56.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,410 8.2% 7,503   6,111 3,299 54.0%
Educational Services 1,293 1.1% 1,323   914 379 41.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,209 3.7% 3,707   2,684 1,525 56.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,700 1.5% 1,447   1,235 465 37.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,016 3.5% 3,321   2,757 1,259 45.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,386 2.1% 1,900   1,381 1,005 72.8%
Public Administration 1,757 1.5% 1,568   1,382 375 27.1%
Information Not Available 5,187 4.5% 4,034   3,200 1,987 62.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Jan 2009 Percent Dec 2008     Jan 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 108,625 80,550 64,283
Male 70,940 65.3% 50,673   38,931 32,009 82.2%
Female 37,673 34.7% 29,864   25,347 12,326 48.6%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 13   5 7 140.0%
 
Ethnicity 108,625 80,550 64,283
Hispanic or Latino 1,719 1.6% 1,222   826 893 108.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 50,419 46.4% 36,177   22,893 27,526 120.2%
Information Not Available 56,487 52.0% 43,151   40,564 15,923 39.3%
 
Race 108,625 80,550 64,283
American Indian or Alaskan Native 730 0.7% 609   538 192 35.7%
Asian 748 0.7% 601   402 346 86.1%
Black or African American 15,527 14.3% 12,564   11,690 3,837 32.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 832 0.8% 672   523 309 59.1%
White 76,531 70.5% 54,651   46,651 29,880 64.1%
Information Not Available 14,257 13.1% 11,453   4,479 9,778 218.3%
 
Years of Age 108,625 80,550 64,283
Younger than 22 2,401 1.3% 2,779   1,321 1,080 81.8%
22-24 5,990 3.3% 4,712   3,391 2,599 76.6%
25-34 25,763 14.4% 19,300   14,599 11,164 76.5%
35-44 25,807 14.4% 19,958   15,867 9,940 62.6%
45-54 28,948 16.2% 21,000   17,510 11,438 65.3%
55-59 9,684 5.4% 6,603   5,385 4,299 79.8%
60-64 6,080 3.4% 3,862   3,471 2,609 75.2%
65 and older 3,899 2.2% 2,289   2,710 1,189 43.9%
Information Not Available 53 0.0% 47   29 24 82.8%
 
Industry 108,625 80,550 64,283
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 654 0.6% 520   600 54 9.0%
Mining 834 0.8% 327   449 385 85.7%
Utilities 101 0.1% 103   67 34 50.7%
Construction 22,955 21.0% 15,052   12,782 10,173 79.6%
Manufacturing 23,043 21.1% 16,162   12,379 10,664 86.1%
Wholesale Trade 3,910 3.6% 3,396   1,851 2,059 111.2%
Retail Trade 8,817 8.1% 6,986   5,142 3,675 71.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,983 4.6% 3,163   3,228 1,755 54.4%
Information 2,001 1.8% 1,665   854 1,147 134.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,931 2.7% 2,809   1,949 982 50.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,822 1.7% 1,331   1,025 797 77.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,186 2.9% 2,734   1,444 1,742 120.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 331 0.3% 273   133 198 148.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,038 10.1% 8,515   6,359 4,679 73.6%
Educational Services 1,321 1.2% 1,309   890 431 48.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,771 4.4% 4,644   3,779 992 26.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,532 2.3% 1,561   1,693 839 49.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,708 7.1% 4,868   5,894 1,814 30.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,348 2.1% 1,975   1,567 781 49.8%
Public Administration 849 0.8% 690   638 211 33.1%
Information Not Available 2,490 2.3% 2,467   1,560 930 59.6%