Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

March 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
March 2009
Mar 2009 Feb 2009 Monthly Change Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 6,412,654 6,074,109 338,545 3,256,582 3,156,072 96.9
Alaska 16,998 17,301 -303 14,748 2,250 15.3
Alabama 72,903 71,284 1,619 29,322 43,581 148.6
Arkansas 58,424 55,878 2,546 28,944 29,480 101.9
Arizona 97,142 86,298 10,844 32,382 64,760 200.0
California 851,875 762,005 89,870 512,363 339,512 66.3
Colorado 70,333 63,486 6,847 27,545 42,788 155.3
Connecticut 91,688 86,296 5,392 48,420 43,268 89.4
District of Columbia 13,753 10,725 3,028 6,422 7,331 114.2
Delaware 19,167 19,025 142 10,292 8,875 86.2
Florida 294,013 294,814 -801 139,958 154,055 110.1
Georgia 154,029 149,634 4,395 67,052 86,977 129.7
Hawaii 20,434 19,007 1,427 8,082 12,352 152.8
Iowa 67,915 66,480 1,435 36,670 31,245 85.2
Idaho 46,334 46,030 304 22,365 23,969 107.2
Illinois 329,093 314,398 14,695 184,333 144,760 78.5
Indiana 161,537 157,847 3,690 76,324 85,213 111.6
Kansas 45,272 43,384 1,888 19,242 26,030 135.3
Kentucky 88,208 93,776 -5,568 38,750 49,458 127.6
Louisiana 46,203 43,264 2,939 19,337 26,866 138.9
Massachusetts 181,744 174,059 7,685 105,900 75,844 71.6
Maryland 91,690 88,932 2,758 46,768 44,922 96.1
Maine 26,143 25,235 908 15,593 10,550 67.7
Michigan 331,512 333,848 -2,336 182,540 148,972 81.6
Minnesota 130,706 122,592 8,114 72,505 58,201 80.3
Missouri 114,257 114,269 -12 58,197 56,060 96.3
Mississippi 61,474 41,861 19,613 19,638 41,836 213.0
Montana 16,317 15,398 919 7,451 8,866 119.0
North Carolina 211,356 202,587 8,769 85,736 125,620 146.5
North Dakota 10,528 10,870 -342 5,305 5,223 98.5
Nebraska 26,330 24,985 1,345 10,955 15,375 140.3
New Hampshire 25,270 22,670 2,600 10,756 14,514 134.9
New Jersey 230,268 221,089 9,179 131,632 98,636 74.9
New Mexico 27,115 24,119 2,996 12,330 14,785 119.9
Nevada 71,854 72,243 -389 34,531 37,323 108.1
New York 398,202 374,776 23,426 210,687 187,515 89.0
Ohio 258,151 247,675 10,476 139,528 118,623 85.0
Oklahoma 44,663 40,937 3,726 13,828 30,835 223.0
Oregon 130,374 125,630 4,744 57,761 72,613 125.7
Pennsylvania 387,557 371,104 16,453 210,883 176,674 83.8
Puerto Rico 49,894 45,835 4,059 35,195 14,699 41.8
Rhode Island 34,033 29,062 4,971 18,671 15,362 82.3
South Carolina 103,443 101,111 2,332 45,640 57,803 126.6
South Dakota 7,742 7,092 650 3,160 4,582 145.0
Tennessee 116,148 111,130 5,018 46,353 69,795 150.6
Texas 239,150 208,291 30,859 99,903 139,247 139.4
Utah 41,584 41,584 14,804 26,780 180.9
Virginia 103,462 97,951 5,511 46,148 57,314 124.2
Virgin Islands 609 577 32 351 258 73.5
Vermont 16,537 15,207 1,330 8,744 7,793 89.1
Washington 151,145 143,865 7,280 63,647 87,498 137.5
Wisconsin 188,387 178,869 9,518 98,760 89,627 90.8
West Virginia 30,146 29,369 777 16,467 13,679 83.1
Wyoming 9,542 8,355 1,187 3,664 5,878 160.4
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,412,654   6,074,109   3,256,582 3,156,072 96.9
Male 4,153,957 64.8% 3,944,501   2,067,182 2,086,775 100.9%
Female 2,252,099 35.1% 2,124,149   1,186,572 1,065,527 89.8%
Information Not Available 6,598 0.1% 5,459   2,828 3,770 133.3%
 
Ethnicity 6,412,654   6,074,109   3,256,582    
Hispanic or Latino 929,845 14.5% 871,699   522,765 407,080 77.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,608,551 84.1% 4,377,799   2,358,364 2,250,187 95.4%
Information Not Available 874,257 12.0% 824,611   375,723 498,534 132.7%
 
Race 6,412,654   6,074,109   3,256,582
American Indian or Alaskan Native 66,148 1.0% 64,151   33,683 32,465 96.4%
Asian 177,741 2.8% 157,118   71,953 105,788 147.0%
Black or African American 904,760 14.1% 861,898   485,195 419,565 86.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20,923 0.3% 19,003   10,903 10,020 91.9%
White 3,906,191 60.9% 3,725,352   1,942,335 1,963,856 101.1%
Information Not Available 1,336,890 20.8% 1,246,588   712,514 624,376 87.6%
 
Years of Age 6,412,654   6,074,109   3,256,582
Younger than 22 230,565 3.6% 215,945   125,822 104,743 83.2%
22-24 371,547 5.8% 352,608   187,851 183,696 97.8%
25-34 1,518,738 23.7% 1,441,327   762,286 756,452 99.2%
35-44 1,531,729 23.9% 1,454,263   811,302 720,427 88.8%
45-54 1,597,926 24.9% 1,510,501   800,651 797,275 99.6%
55-59 562,185 8.8% 533,202   270,631 291,554 107.7%
60-64 354,633 5.5% 333,582   165,980 188,653 113.7%
65 and older 213,106 3.3% 201,830   104,980 108,126 103.0%
Information Not Available 32,225 0.5% 30,851   27,079 5,146 19.0%
 
Industry 6,412,654   6,074,109   3,256,582
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 128,517 2.0% 126,196   100,000 28,517 28.5%
Mining 53,087 0.8% 44,751   17,924 35,163 196.2%
Utilities 8,632 0.1% 8,725   6,431 2,201 34.2%
Construction 1,043,284 16.3% 1,016,968   637,438 405,846 63.7%
Manufacturing 1,208,044 18.8% 1,088,463   446,893 761,151 170.3%
Wholesale Trade 278,191 4.3% 253,151   112,696 165,495 146.9%
Retail Trade 519,083 8.1% 487,262   261,960 257,123 98.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 223,924 3.5% 209,589   104,843 119,081 113.6%
Information 134,271 2.1% 124,886   74,437 59,834 80.4%
Finance and Insurance 175,038 2.7% 166,473   107,324 67,714 63.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 91,183 1.4% 85,562   55,789 35,394 63.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 291,957 4.6% 266,455   121,050 170,907 141.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 23,035 0.4% 26,243   11,126 11,909 107.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 690,407 10.8% 659,106   366,899 323,508 88.2%
Educational Services 76,275 1.2% 76,737   44,730 31,545 70.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 268,743 4.2% 249,879   162,890 105,853 65.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 102,194 1.6% 109,698   65,084 37,110 57.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 300,608 4.7% 295,032   155,737 144,871 93.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 140,022 2.2% 133,281   78,649 61,373 78.0%
Public Administration 85,527 1.3% 84,386   49,753 35,774 71.9%
Information Not Available 570,632 8.9% 561,266   274,929 295,703 107.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,998 17,301 14,748 2,250 15.3
Male 11,232 66.1% 11,529   9,545 1,687 17.7%
Female 5,766 33.9% 5,772   5,203 563 10.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,998   17,301   14,748    
Hispanic or Latino 632 3.7% 658   437 195 44.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,215 95.4% 16,476   14,190 2,025 14.3%
Information Not Available 151 0.9% 167   121 30 24.8%
 
Race 16,998 17,301 14,748
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,616 27.2% 4,664   4,472 144 3.2%
Asian 676 4.0% 850   513 163 31.8%
Black or African American 546 3.2% 550   515 31 6.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 159 0.9% 191   116 43 37.1%
White 10,455 61.5% 10,469   8,727 1,728 19.8%
Information Not Available 546 3.2% 577   405 141 34.8%
 
Years of Age 16,998 17,301 14,748
Younger than 22 724 2.7% 701   629 95 15.1%
22-24 1,265 4.7% 1,200   1,110 155 14.0%
25-34 4,336 16.3% 4,477   3,841 495 12.9%
35-44 3,717 14.0% 3,791   3,199 518 16.2%
45-54 4,292 16.1% 4,380   3,767 525 13.9%
55-59 1,458 5.5% 1,531   1,156 302 26.1%
60-64 817 3.1% 815   686 131 19.1%
65 and older 389 1.5% 406   360 29 8.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 16,998 17,301 14,748
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 127 0.7% 156   134 -7 -5.2%
Mining 802 4.7% 757   506 296 58.5%
Utilities 119 0.7% 117   92 27 29.3%
Construction 4,160 24.3% 4,321   3,396 764 22.5%
Manufacturing 1,082 6.3% 1,415   896 186 20.8%
Wholesale Trade 225 1.3% 219   178 47 26.4%
Retail Trade 1,589 9.3% 1,619   1,238 351 28.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 995 5.8% 914   890 105 11.8%
Information 191 1.1% 188   136 55 40.4%
Finance and Insurance 221 1.3% 220   241 -20 -8.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 386 2.3% 363   387 -1 -0.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 484 2.8% 495   456 28 6.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9 0.1% 8   57 -48 -84.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 975 5.7% 911   821 154 18.8%
Educational Services 427 2.5% 392   375 52 13.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,034 6.0% 989   941 93 9.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 238 1.4% 220   181 57 31.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,473 8.6% 1,440   1,369 104 7.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 519 3.0% 467   381 138 36.2%
Public Administration 1,572 9.2% 1,681   1,711 -139 -8.1%
Information Not Available 370 2.2% 409   362 8 2.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 72,903 71,284 29,322
Male 44,389 60.9% 43,001   15,661 28,728 183.4%
Female 28,392 38.9% 28,142   13,600 14,792 108.8%
Information Not Available 122 0.2% 141   61 61 100.0%
 
Ethnicity 72,903 71,284 29,322
Hispanic or Latino 1,529 2.1% 1,512   687 842 122.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 58,745 80.6% 57,497   23,489 35,256 150.1%
Information Not Available 12,629 17.3% 12,275   5,146 7,483 145.4%
 
Race 72,903 71,284 29,322
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,137 2.9% 2,308   856 1,281 149.6%
Asian 1,007 1.4% 972   519 488 94.0%
Black or African American 26,629 36.5% 25,890   12,820 13,809 107.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 113 0.2% 94   51 62 121.6%
White 39,220 53.8% 38,279   13,530 25,690 189.9%
Information Not Available 3,797 5.2% 3,741   1,546 2,251 145.6%
 
Years of Age 72,903 71,284 29,322
Younger than 22 3,307 3.0% 3,128   1,187 2,120 178.6%
22-24 5,161 4.7% 5,025   2,042 3,119 152.7%
25-34 18,791 17.3% 18,300   7,688 11,103 144.4%
35-44 17,725 16.3% 17,341   6,976 10,749 154.1%
45-54 16,827 15.5% 16,575   6,919 9,908 143.2%
55-59 5,622 5.2% 5,514   2,194 3,428 156.2%
60-64 3,248 3.0% 3,190   1,365 1,883 137.9%
65 and older 2,176 2.0% 2,136   926 1,250 135.0%
Information Not Available 46 0.0% 75   25 21 84.0%
 
Industry 72,903 71,284 29,322
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 794 1.1% 625   250 544 217.6%
Mining 486 0.7% 424   95 391 411.6%
Utilities 78 0.1% 90   39 39 100.0%
Construction 8,858 12.0% 8,729   3,299 5,559 168.5%
Manufacturing 21,590 29.3% 20,758   7,761 13,829 178.2%
Wholesale Trade 3,377 4.6% 2,995   1,061 2,316 218.3%
Retail Trade 7,254 9.8% 6,874   3,028 4,226 139.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,635 3.6% 2,517   940 1,695 180.3%
Information 901 1.2% 888   407 494 121.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,726 2.3% 1,694   886 840 94.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 935 1.3% 951   380 555 146.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,568 3.5% 2,498   1,060 1,508 142.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 73 0.1% 85   40 33 82.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,004 10.9% 7,985   3,241 4,763 147.0%
Educational Services 950 1.3% 1,207   429 521 121.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,647 4.9% 3,606   1,986 1,661 83.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 383 0.5% 399   179 204 114.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,813 5.2% 3,683   1,740 2,073 119.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,432 1.9% 1,386   656 776 118.3%
Public Administration 766 1.0% 760   389 377 96.9%
Information Not Available 2,633 3.6% 3,130   1,456 1,177 80.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 58,424 55,878 28,944
Male 36,385 62.3% 35,025   16,654 19,731 118.5%
Female 22,038 37.7% 20,852   12,289 9,749 79.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 58,424 55,878 28,944
Hispanic or Latino 2,158 3.7% 2,283   615 1,543 250.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 56,266 96.3% 53,594   28,328 27,938 98.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Race 58,424 55,878 28,944
American Indian or Alaskan Native 653 1.1% 580   274 379 138.3%
Asian 536 0.9% 531   137 399 291.2%
Black or African American 14,405 24.7% 13,856   8,382 6,023 71.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 526 0.9% 537   159 367 230.8%
White 40,144 68.7% 38,088   19,374 20,770 107.2%
Information Not Available 2,160 3.7% 2,286   618 1,542 249.5%
 
Years of Age 58,424 55,878 28,944
Younger than 22 1,669 1.7% 1,595   709 960 135.4%
22-24 3,922 4.1% 3,578   2,006 1,916 95.5%
25-34 16,037 16.8% 15,135   7,629 8,408 110.2%
35-44 14,681 15.3% 13,835   7,172 7,509 104.7%
45-54 13,193 13.8% 13,034   6,897 6,296 91.3%
55-59 4,369 4.6% 4,357   2,176 2,193 100.8%
60-64 2,897 3.0% 2,767   1,407 1,490 105.9%
65 and older 1,653 1.7% 1,574   945 708 74.9%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 3   3 0 0.0%
 
Industry 58,424 55,878 28,944
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,222 2.0% 1,257   774 448 57.9%
Mining 398 0.7% 419   148 250 168.9%
Utilities 143 0.2% 112   43 100 232.6%
Construction 6,517 10.9% 6,485   3,633 2,884 79.4%
Manufacturing 16,345 27.4% 15,097   6,601 9,744 147.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,338 3.9% 2,482   1,099 1,239 112.7%
Retail Trade 6,979 11.7% 6,334   3,484 3,495 100.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,583 4.3% 2,396   1,247 1,336 107.1%
Information 451 0.8% 515   247 204 82.6%
Finance and Insurance 680 1.1% 714   588 92 15.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 462 0.8% 386   357 105 29.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,047 1.8% 983   571 476 83.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 175 0.3% 139   60 115 191.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,113 10.2% 5,980   2,957 3,156 106.7%
Educational Services 1,631 2.7% 1,542   978 653 66.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,172 7.0% 3,820   2,434 1,738 71.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 574 1.0% 537   285 289 101.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,156 7.0% 4,260   2,215 1,941 87.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,084 1.8% 1,171   566 518 91.5%
Public Administration 1,307 2.2% 1,187   637 670 105.2%
Information Not Available 47 0.1% 62   20 27 135.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 97,142 86,298 32,382
Male 63,334 65.2% 56,509   19,119 44,215 231.3%
Female 33,788 34.8% 29,774   13,263 20,525 154.8%
Information Not Available 20 0.0% 15   0 20 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 97,142 86,298 32,382
Hispanic or Latino 28,664 29.5% 24,907   9,625 19,039 197.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 46,774 48.2% 43,236   22,757 24,017 105.5%
Information Not Available 21,704 22.3% 18,155   0 21,704 0.0%
 
Race 97,142 86,298 32,382
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,311 5.5% 5,057   2,250 3,061 136.0%
Asian 2,269 2.3% 1,709   5 2,264 45280.0%
Black or African American 5,251 5.4% 4,701   2,131 3,120 146.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 518 0.5% 400   0 518 0.0%
White 55,251 56.9% 49,076   16,659 38,592 231.7%
Information Not Available 28,542 29.4% 25,355   11,337 17,205 151.8%
 
Years of Age 97,142 86,298 32,382
Younger than 22 3,891 2.6% 3,531   1,029 2,862 278.1%
22-24 5,925 4.0% 5,304   1,666 4,259 255.6%
25-34 22,303 15.2% 19,793   7,210 15,093 209.3%
35-44 23,139 15.8% 20,788   8,036 15,103 187.9%
45-54 24,352 16.6% 21,601   8,353 15,999 191.5%
55-59 8,876 6.0% 7,727   3,105 5,771 185.9%
60-64 5,515 3.8% 4,836   1,898 3,617 190.6%
65 and older 3,141 2.1% 2,718   1,085 2,056 189.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 97,142 86,298 32,382
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,987 2.0% 1,071   1,198 789 65.9%
Mining 1,036 1.0% 878   77 959 1245.5%
Utilities 169 0.2% 146   48 121 252.1%
Construction 19,755 19.9% 18,154   5,483 14,272 260.3%
Manufacturing 9,338 9.4% 7,539   2,543 6,795 267.2%
Wholesale Trade 4,847 4.9% 4,256   1,347 3,500 259.8%
Retail Trade 9,080 9.2% 8,386   2,907 6,173 212.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,374 2.4% 2,125   698 1,676 240.1%
Information 1,184 1.2% 1,008   346 838 242.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,690 2.7% 2,516   1,753 937 53.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,083 2.1% 1,882   745 1,338 179.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,471 5.5% 4,780   1,514 3,957 261.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 321 0.3% 298   86 235 273.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,106 11.2% 10,124   3,161 7,945 251.3%
Educational Services 1,235 1.2% 1,152   579 656 113.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,205 4.2% 3,620   1,891 2,314 122.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 905 0.9% 903   351 554 157.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,696 3.7% 3,495   1,179 2,517 213.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,110 2.1% 1,851   653 1,457 223.1%
Public Administration 2,618 2.6% 2,020   548 2,070 377.7%
Information Not Available 10,932 11.0% 10,094   5,275 5,657 107.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 851,875 762,005 512,363
Male 523,260 61.4% 465,574   310,957 212,303 68.3%
Female 327,363 38.4% 295,950   201,099 126,264 62.8%
Information Not Available 1,252 0.1% 481   307 945 307.8%
 
Ethnicity 851,875 762,005 512,363
Hispanic or Latino 315,613 37.0% 291,428   206,111 109,502 53.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 433,690 50.9% 388,700   255,108 178,582 70.0%
Information Not Available 102,572 12.0% 81,877   51,144 51,428 100.6%
 
Race 851,875 762,005 512,363
American Indian or Alaskan Native 7,127 0.8% 5,965   3,171 3,956 124.8%
Asian 83,213 9.8% 71,871   37,131 46,082 124.1%
Black or African American 51,816 6.1% 48,299   33,346 18,470 55.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 291,535 34.2% 262,565   181,460 110,075 60.7%
Information Not Available 418,184 49.1% 373,305   257,255 160,929 62.6%
 
Years of Age 851,875 762,005 512,363
Younger than 22 24,656 2.3% 21,840   13,809 10,847 78.6%
22-24 49,408 4.5% 45,412   28,641 20,767 72.5%
25-34 202,832 18.5% 185,498   116,813 86,019 73.6%
35-44 201,965 18.4% 180,399   128,884 73,081 56.7%
45-54 217,856 19.9% 189,733   128,270 89,586 69.8%
55-59 75,027 6.8% 65,713   45,928 29,099 63.4%
60-64 48,059 4.4% 44,547   28,845 19,214 66.6%
65 and older 30,916 2.8% 27,805   20,662 10,254 49.6%
Information Not Available 1,156 0.1% 1,058   511 645 126.2%
 
Industry 851,875 762,005 512,363
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 85,910 9.2% 83,224   72,113 13,797 19.1%
Mining 2,600 0.3% 2,790   409 2,191 535.7%
Utilities 1,348 0.1% 1,924   1,943 -595 -30.6%
Construction 129,346 13.8% 116,800   88,890 40,456 45.5%
Manufacturing 132,333 14.1% 104,872   60,759 71,574 117.8%
Wholesale Trade 28,797 3.1% 24,438   4,092 24,705 603.7%
Retail Trade 78,494 8.4% 70,620   44,189 34,305 77.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 29,857 3.2% 28,960   15,241 14,616 95.9%
Information 45,844 4.9% 43,007   34,062 11,782 34.6%
Finance and Insurance 25,619 2.7% 26,940   17,594 8,025 45.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 11,076 1.2% 9,333   14,730 -3,654 -24.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 24,463 2.6% 21,552   7,876 16,587 210.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 104,883 11.2% 92,942   65,362 39,521 60.5%
Educational Services 15,602 1.7% 15,394   10,331 5,271 51.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 33,709 3.6% 26,170   20,355 13,354 65.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 10,787 1.2% 11,161   8,183 2,604 31.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 32,457 3.5% 31,462   16,571 15,886 95.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 24,848 2.6% 22,899   13,604 11,244 82.7%
Public Administration 9,535 1.0% 10,295   5,830 3,705 63.6%
Information Not Available 24,367 2.6% 17,222   10,229 14,138 138.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 70,333 63,486 27,545
Male 46,223 65.7% 41,970   16,825 29,398 174.7%
Female 24,110 34.3% 21,516   10,720 13,390 124.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 70,333 63,486 27,545
Hispanic or Latino 13,476 19.2% 12,423   5,617 7,859 139.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 46,268 65.8% 41,335   17,360 28,908 166.5%
Information Not Available 10,589 15.1% 9,728   4,568 6,021 131.8%
 
Race 70,333 63,486 27,545
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,008 1.4% 859   475 533 112.2%
Asian 1,455 2.1% 1,175   581 874 150.4%
Black or African American 3,715 5.3% 3,272   1,660 2,055 123.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 225 0.3% 200   85 140 164.7%
White 49,366 70.2% 44,478   18,324 31,042 169.4%
Information Not Available 14,564 20.7% 13,502   6,420 8,144 126.9%
 
Years of Age 70,333 63,486 27,545
Younger than 22 1,528 1.3% 1,380   504 1,024 203.2%
22-24 3,208 2.8% 2,883   966 2,242 232.1%
25-34 15,991 13.8% 14,385   5,519 10,472 189.7%
35-44 17,230 14.9% 15,621   6,892 10,338 150.0%
45-54 19,371 16.8% 17,460   8,258 11,113 134.6%
55-59 7,191 6.2% 6,491   2,985 4,206 140.9%
60-64 4,189 3.6% 3,761   1,720 2,469 143.5%
65 and older 1,621 1.4% 1,505   693 928 133.9%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 0   8 -4 -50.0%
 
Industry 70,333 63,486 27,545
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 281 0.4% 327   176 105 59.7%
Mining 1,986 2.8% 1,492   246 1,740 707.3%
Utilities 46 0.1% 37   38 8 21.1%
Construction 15,714 22.3% 14,740   6,366 9,348 146.8%
Manufacturing 7,593 10.8% 6,594   2,717 4,876 179.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,677 5.2% 3,086   1,058 2,619 247.5%
Retail Trade 5,861 8.3% 5,274   2,228 3,633 163.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,294 3.2% 2,050   846 1,448 171.2%
Information 2,104 3.0% 1,839   877 1,227 139.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,653 3.8% 2,455   1,540 1,113 72.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,622 2.3% 1,419   602 1,020 169.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,036 8.5% 5,257   1,933 4,103 212.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 568 0.8% 517   312 256 82.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,435 11.9% 7,969   3,518 4,917 139.8%
Educational Services 909 1.3% 825   481 428 89.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,616 3.7% 2,261   1,350 1,266 93.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 840 1.2% 874   320 520 162.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,801 4.0% 2,531   1,198 1,603 133.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,601 2.3% 1,407   545 1,056 193.8%
Public Administration 1,015 1.4% 1,066   602 413 68.6%
Information Not Available 1,681 2.4% 1,466   592 1,089 184.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 91,688 86,296 48,420
Male 59,823 65.2% 56,889   31,956 27,867 87.2%
Female 31,865 34.8% 29,407   16,464 15,401 93.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 91,688 86,296 48,420
Hispanic or Latino 13,734 15.0% 13,313   7,815 5,919 75.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 77,954 85.0% 72,983   40,605 37,349 92.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 91,688 86,296 48,420
American Indian or Alaskan Native 292 0.3% 289   159 133 83.6%
Asian 1,636 1.8% 1,478   546 1,090 199.6%
Black or African American 9,861 10.8% 9,211   6,039 3,822 63.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 53,696 58.6% 50,803   28,282 25,414 89.9%
Information Not Available 26,203 28.6% 24,515   13,394 12,809 95.6%
 
Years of Age 91,688 86,296 48,420
Younger than 22 2,526 1.8% 2,313   1,384 1,142 82.5%
22-24 5,317 3.8% 5,039   3,047 2,270 74.5%
25-34 20,024 14.4% 19,093   10,851 9,173 84.5%
35-44 20,637 14.9% 19,522   11,354 9,283 81.8%
45-54 23,188 16.7% 21,655   12,040 11,148 92.6%
55-59 8,747 6.3% 8,205   4,204 4,543 108.1%
60-64 6,475 4.7% 5,983   3,148 3,327 105.7%
65 and older 4,774 3.4% 4,486   2,392 2,382 99.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 91,688 86,296 48,420
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 953 1.0% 1,198   640 313 48.9%
Mining 127 0.1% 122   69 58 84.1%
Utilities 106 0.1% 105   47 59 125.5%
Construction 16,414 17.7% 16,176   9,948 6,466 65.0%
Manufacturing 15,432 16.7% 13,606   5,478 9,954 181.7%
Wholesale Trade 4,493 4.8% 4,098   2,071 2,422 116.9%
Retail Trade 9,797 10.6% 9,079   5,281 4,516 85.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,744 3.0% 2,684   1,449 1,295 89.4%
Information 2,103 2.3% 1,910   812 1,291 159.0%
Finance and Insurance 3,987 4.3% 3,535   1,911 2,076 108.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,567 1.7% 1,473   812 755 93.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,135 4.5% 3,801   1,720 2,415 140.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 402 0.4% 396   158 244 154.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,341 12.2% 10,899   6,968 4,373 62.8%
Educational Services 1,454 1.6% 1,488   851 603 70.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,786 5.2% 4,592   3,123 1,663 53.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,656 2.9% 2,840   1,517 1,139 75.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,937 5.3% 4,263   2,835 2,102 74.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,094 2.3% 1,975   1,369 725 53.0%
Public Administration 835 0.9% 786   548 287 52.4%
Information Not Available 1,325 1.4% 1,270   813 512 63.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,753 10,725 6,422
Male 6,790 49.4% 5,130   3,232 3,558 110.1%
Female 6,962 50.6% 5,594   3,190 3,772 118.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,753 10,725 6,422
Hispanic or Latino 1,728 12.6% 1,278   725 1,003 138.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,604 84.4% 9,161   5,511 6,093 110.6%
Information Not Available 421 3.1% 286   186 235 126.3%
 
Race 13,753 10,725 6,422
American Indian or Alaskan Native 110 0.8% 88   53 57 107.5%
Asian 466 3.4% 340   163 303 185.9%
Black or African American 9,329 67.8% 7,490   4,849 4,480 92.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 77 0.6% 68   76 1 1.3%
White 3,768 27.4% 2,735   1,268 2,500 197.2%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 4   13 -10 -76.9%
 
Years of Age 13,753 10,725 6,422
Younger than 22 324 1.9% 289   147 177 120.4%
22-24 722 4.3% 582   335 387 115.5%
25-34 3,583 21.4% 2,901   1,528 2,055 134.5%
35-44 3,376 20.1% 2,665   1,679 1,697 101.1%
45-54 3,404 20.3% 2,616   1,758 1,646 93.6%
55-59 1,235 7.4% 899   515 720 139.8%
60-64 755 4.5% 514   311 444 142.8%
65 and older 354 2.1% 259   149 205 137.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,753 10,725 6,422
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 23 0.2% 19   10 13 130.0%
Manufacturing 4 0.0% 1   0 4 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Retail Trade 8 0.1% 8   8 0 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 3 0.0% 2   0 3 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 2 0.0% 2   1 1 100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 21 0.2% 17   6 15 250.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 34 0.2% 24   13 21 161.5%
Educational Services 3 0.0% 5   3 0 0.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 12 0.1% 9   2 10 500.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 15 0.1% 11   2 13 650.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9 0.1% 9   5 4 80.0%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 13,615 99.0% 10,615   6,370 7,245 113.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,167 19,025 10,292
Male 11,343 59.2% 11,148   5,360 5,983 111.6%
Female 7,824 40.8% 7,877   4,932 2,892 58.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,167 19,025 10,292
Hispanic or Latino 789 4.1% 818   408 381 93.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,379 95.9% 18,207   9,884 8,495 85.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 19,167 19,025 10,292
American Indian or Alaskan Native 69 0.4% 60   22 47 213.6%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 5,940 31.0% 5,974   3,946 1,994 50.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 92 0.5% 97   45 47 104.4%
White 11,586 60.4% 11,501   5,632 5,954 105.7%
Information Not Available 1,480 7.7% 1,393   648 832 128.4%
 
Years of Age 19,167 19,025 10,292
Younger than 22 816 2.8% 802   205 611 298.0%
22-24 1,402 4.7% 1,393   638 764 119.7%
25-34 4,556 15.4% 4,576   2,628 1,928 73.4%
35-44 4,275 14.5% 4,300   2,473 1,802 72.9%
45-54 4,488 15.2% 4,386   2,432 2,056 84.5%
55-59 1,528 5.2% 1,460   890 638 71.7%
60-64 1,171 4.0% 1,177   586 585 99.8%
65 and older 825 2.8% 823   380 445 117.1%
Information Not Available 106 0.4% 108   60 46 76.7%
 
Industry 19,167 19,025 10,292
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 29 0.2% 35   17 12 70.6%
Mining 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 9 0.0% 7   15 -6 -40.0%
Construction 2,968 15.5% 2,966   1,407 1,561 110.9%
Manufacturing 1,604 8.4% 1,469   752 852 113.3%
Wholesale Trade 808 4.2% 748   331 477 144.1%
Retail Trade 3,179 16.6% 3,226   1,783 1,396 78.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 657 3.4% 672   367 290 79.0%
Information 328 1.7% 337   145 183 126.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,104 5.8% 1,093   590 514 87.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 523 2.7% 503   311 212 68.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,178 6.1% 1,108   538 640 119.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.3% 52   32 22 68.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,873 15.0% 2,891   1,714 1,159 67.6%
Educational Services 161 0.8% 164   125 36 28.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,027 5.4% 1,057   644 383 59.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 307 1.6% 305   169 138 81.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,635 8.5% 1,625   981 654 66.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 529 2.8% 538   266 263 98.9%
Public Administration 117 0.6% 123   56 61 108.9%
Information Not Available 75 0.4% 104   49 26 53.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 294,013 294,814 139,958
Male 176,271 60.0% 173,804   79,081 97,190 122.9%
Female 117,363 39.9% 120,781   60,840 56,523 92.9%
Information Not Available 379 0.1% 229   37 342 924.3%
 
Ethnicity 294,013 294,814 139,958
Hispanic or Latino 84,274 28.7% 81,424   45,919 38,355 83.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 195,125 66.4% 198,731   83,073 112,052 134.9%
Information Not Available 14,614 5.0% 14,659   10,966 3,648 33.3%
 
Race 294,013 294,814 139,958
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,325 0.5% 1,603   597 728 121.9%
Asian 2,082 0.7% 2,023   1,082 1,000 92.4%
Black or African American 50,542 17.2% 52,107   24,097 26,445 109.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4,013 1.4% 3,626   1,455 2,558 175.8%
White 189,105 64.3% 189,570   84,080 105,025 124.9%
Information Not Available 46,946 16.0% 45,885   28,647 18,299 63.9%
 
Years of Age 294,013 294,814 139,958
Younger than 22 6,209 1.3% 6,948   3,171 3,038 95.8%
22-24 14,916 3.2% 15,918   6,230 8,686 139.4%
25-34 60,233 13.0% 59,207   29,693 30,540 102.9%
35-44 69,244 15.0% 69,132   32,528 36,716 112.9%
45-54 77,119 16.7% 76,194   37,713 39,406 104.5%
55-59 31,082 6.7% 31,684   14,287 16,795 117.6%
60-64 20,179 4.4% 20,117   10,146 10,033 98.9%
65 and older 14,992 3.2% 15,575   6,190 8,802 142.2%
Information Not Available 39 0.0% 39   0 39 0.0%
 
Industry 294,013 294,814 139,958
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,007 0.7% 1,641   821 1,186 144.5%
Mining 227 0.1% 153   75 152 202.7%
Utilities 454 0.2% 534   373 81 21.7%
Construction 42,326 14.3% 40,998   21,300 21,026 98.7%
Manufacturing 24,116 8.1% 22,713   9,773 14,343 146.8%
Wholesale Trade 14,046 4.7% 14,430   6,043 8,003 132.4%
Retail Trade 33,429 11.3% 33,593   14,660 18,769 128.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,155 2.4% 6,909   3,208 3,947 123.0%
Information 5,868 2.0% 6,070   3,432 2,436 71.0%
Finance and Insurance 12,645 4.3% 12,063   8,654 3,991 46.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7,382 2.5% 7,902   3,544 3,838 108.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 19,535 6.6% 19,049   8,654 10,881 125.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,704 0.6% 1,756   485 1,219 251.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 55,690 18.8% 56,879   28,238 27,452 97.2%
Educational Services 3,748 1.3% 4,275   1,977 1,771 89.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 15,409 5.2% 15,651   8,132 7,277 89.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,922 1.7% 5,230   1,865 3,057 163.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 17,642 6.0% 19,163   6,752 10,890 161.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,761 2.6% 7,291   3,283 4,478 136.4%
Public Administration 3,256 1.1% 3,245   1,567 1,689 107.8%
Information Not Available 14,691 5.0% 15,269   7,122 7,569 106.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 154,029 149,634 67,052
Male 89,953 58.4% 87,471   35,921 54,032 150.4%
Female 61,899 40.2% 60,123   30,193 31,706 105.0%
Information Not Available 2,177 1.4% 2,040   938 1,239 132.1%
 
Ethnicity 154,029 149,634 67,052
Hispanic or Latino 573 0.4% 590   313 260 83.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 151,279 98.2% 147,004   65,801 85,478 129.9%
Information Not Available 2,177 1.4% 2,040   938 1,239 132.1%
 
Race 154,029 149,634 67,052
American Indian or Alaskan Native 844 0.5% 931   345 499 144.6%
Asian 2,513 1.6% 2,240   819 1,694 206.8%
Black or African American 63,752 41.4% 63,244   31,798 31,954 100.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 84,743 55.0% 81,179   33,152 51,591 155.6%
Information Not Available 2,177 1.4% 2,040   938 1,239 132.1%
 
Years of Age 154,029 149,634 67,052
Younger than 22 3,640 1.6% 3,505   1,524 2,116 138.8%
22-24 7,701 3.3% 7,554   3,258 4,443 136.4%
25-34 35,750 15.5% 34,588   15,691 20,059 127.8%
35-44 38,686 16.8% 37,486   17,197 21,489 125.0%
45-54 36,782 15.9% 35,729   16,037 20,745 129.4%
55-59 12,490 5.4% 12,099   5,430 7,060 130.0%
60-64 8,115 3.5% 7,916   3,409 4,706 138.0%
65 and older 4,451 1.9% 4,341   1,863 2,588 138.9%
Information Not Available 6,414 2.8% 6,416   2,643 3,771 142.7%
 
Industry 154,029 149,634 67,052
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,662 2.3% 3,748   1,755 1,907 108.7%
Mining 379 0.2% 411   133 246 185.0%
Utilities 191 0.1% 214   126 65 51.6%
Construction 13,554 8.6% 13,366   5,806 7,748 133.4%
Manufacturing 22,835 14.5% 21,410   8,909 13,926 156.3%
Wholesale Trade 9,437 6.0% 9,522   3,293 6,144 186.6%
Retail Trade 10,865 6.9% 10,729   5,360 5,505 102.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,501 2.9% 4,277   1,889 2,612 138.3%
Information 2,659 1.7% 2,554   1,266 1,393 110.0%
Finance and Insurance 3,548 2.2% 3,440   2,236 1,312 58.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,921 1.9% 2,823   1,389 1,532 110.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 23,716 15.0% 22,545   10,416 13,300 127.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 308 0.2% 283   136 172 126.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 629 0.4% 538   219 410 187.2%
Educational Services 2,273 1.4% 2,357   1,176 1,097 93.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,790 3.0% 4,711   2,900 1,890 65.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,558 3.5% 5,477   3,014 2,544 84.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,371 0.9% 1,394   540 831 153.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,310 0.8% 1,271   684 626 91.5%
Public Administration 1,753 1.1% 1,695   651 1,102 169.3%
Information Not Available 37,769 24.0% 36,869   15,154 22,615 149.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,434 19,007 8,082
Male 13,500 66.1% 12,570   5,604 7,896 140.9%
Female 6,934 33.9% 6,436   2,477 4,457 179.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,434 19,007 8,082
Hispanic or Latino 1,102 5.4% 1,013   475 627 132.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,015 78.4% 14,948   6,105 9,910 162.3%
Information Not Available 3,317 16.2% 3,046   1,502 1,815 120.8%
 
Race 20,434 19,007 8,082
American Indian or Alaskan Native 164 0.8% 146   72 92 127.8%
Asian 7,051 34.5% 6,340   2,640 4,411 167.1%
Black or African American 353 1.7% 331   156 197 126.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4,939 24.2% 4,683   2,131 2,808 131.8%
White 5,506 26.9% 5,202   2,052 3,454 168.3%
Information Not Available 2,421 11.8% 2,305   1,031 1,390 134.8%
 
Years of Age 20,434 19,007 8,082
Younger than 22 417 1.7% 378   153 264 172.5%
22-24 1,070 4.3% 1,013   401 669 166.8%
25-34 5,217 21.2% 4,790   1,937 3,280 169.3%
35-44 4,698 19.1% 4,410   1,891 2,807 148.4%
45-54 4,846 19.7% 4,557   2,001 2,845 142.2%
55-59 2,006 8.1% 1,849   830 1,176 141.7%
60-64 1,309 5.3% 1,224   531 778 146.5%
65 and older 871 3.5% 786   338 533 157.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,434 19,007 8,082
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 374 1.8% 319   259 115 44.4%
Mining 4 0.0% 3   2 2 100.0%
Utilities 12 0.1% 10   2 10 500.0%
Construction 6,006 28.9% 5,545   2,753 3,253 118.2%
Manufacturing 578 2.8% 542   170 408 240.0%
Wholesale Trade 500 2.4% 430   138 362 262.3%
Retail Trade 1,576 7.6% 1,481   499 1,077 215.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 741 3.6% 746   323 418 129.4%
Information 277 1.3% 322   174 103 59.2%
Finance and Insurance 317 1.5% 304   171 146 85.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 502 2.4% 456   162 340 209.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 519 2.5% 478   198 321 162.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 64 0.3% 56   28 36 128.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,541 12.2% 2,416   915 1,626 177.7%
Educational Services 109 0.5% 104   45 64 142.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 717 3.4% 679   281 436 155.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 362 1.7% 316   99 263 265.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,903 14.0% 2,568   796 2,107 264.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 457 2.2% 452   178 279 156.7%
Public Administration 226 1.1% 220   101 125 123.8%
Information Not Available 1,649 7.9% 1,560   788 861 109.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 67,915 66,480 36,670
Male 48,806 71.9% 48,061   27,041 21,765 80.5%
Female 19,109 28.1% 18,419   9,629 9,480 98.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 67,915 66,480 36,670
Hispanic or Latino 2,046 3.0% 2,122   1,625 421 25.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 36,074 53.1% 36,422   34,620 1,454 4.2%
Information Not Available 29,795 43.9% 27,936   425 29,370 6910.6%
 
Race 67,915 66,480 36,670
American Indian or Alaskan Native 177 0.3% 168   168 9 5.4%
Asian 372 0.5% 365   198 174 87.9%
Black or African American 2,149 3.2% 2,101   1,122 1,027 91.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 33,376 49.1% 33,788   33,132 244 0.7%
Information Not Available 31,841 46.9% 30,058   2,050 29,791 1453.2%
 
Years of Age 67,915 66,480 36,670
Younger than 22 2,025 2.1% 1,985   1,018 1,007 98.9%
22-24 4,289 4.4% 4,149   2,205 2,084 94.5%
25-34 16,576 17.0% 16,147   8,765 7,811 89.1%
35-44 14,868 15.3% 14,509   8,160 6,708 82.2%
45-54 17,146 17.6% 16,768   9,306 7,840 84.2%
55-59 6,413 6.6% 6,313   3,277 3,136 95.7%
60-64 4,004 4.1% 3,973   2,201 1,803 81.9%
65 and older 2,594 2.7% 2,636   1,734 860 49.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
 
Industry 67,915 66,480 36,670
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 384 0.6% 406   216 168 77.8%
Mining 402 0.6% 517   396 6 1.5%
Utilities 127 0.2% 112   50 77 154.0%
Construction 16,493 24.1% 17,127   12,330 4,163 33.8%
Manufacturing 24,094 35.3% 22,386   8,557 15,537 181.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,449 3.6% 2,269   1,224 1,225 100.1%
Retail Trade 4,077 6.0% 4,039   2,405 1,672 69.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,149 3.1% 2,003   1,154 995 86.2%
Information 1,240 1.8% 1,106   459 781 170.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,200 1.8% 1,136   659 541 82.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 465 0.7% 452   285 180 63.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,655 2.4% 1,602   796 859 107.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 75 0.1% 83   64 11 17.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,487 8.0% 5,640   3,164 2,323 73.4%
Educational Services 469 0.7% 496   277 192 69.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,892 2.8% 1,851   1,261 631 50.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 714 1.0% 853   547 167 30.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,213 3.2% 2,101   1,264 949 75.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 874 1.3% 874   555 319 57.5%
Public Administration 695 1.0% 795   566 129 22.8%
Information Not Available 761 1.1% 632   441 320 72.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 46,334 46,030 22,365
Male 33,865 73.1% 33,857   16,587 17,278 104.2%
Female 12,469 26.9% 12,173   5,778 6,691 115.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 46,334 46,030 22,365
Hispanic or Latino 5,424 11.7% 5,763   2,794 2,630 94.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 39,597 85.5% 38,987   18,769 20,828 111.0%
Information Not Available 1,313 2.8% 1,280   802 511 63.7%
 
Race 46,334 46,030 22,365
American Indian or Alaskan Native 664 1.4% 673   427 237 55.5%
Asian 493 1.1% 430   161 332 206.2%
Black or African American 276 0.6% 253   92 184 200.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 143 0.3% 120   65 78 120.0%
White 37,761 81.5% 37,146   18,060 19,701 109.1%
Information Not Available 6,997 15.1% 7,408   3,560 3,437 96.5%
 
Years of Age 46,334 46,030 22,365
Younger than 22 1,653 2.0% 1,627   698 955 136.8%
22-24 3,128 3.8% 3,165   1,403 1,725 123.0%
25-34 12,060 14.8% 11,959   5,468 6,592 120.6%
35-44 10,501 12.9% 10,383   4,961 5,540 111.7%
45-54 10,936 13.4% 10,837   5,539 5,397 97.4%
55-59 3,960 4.9% 3,961   2,096 1,864 88.9%
60-64 2,549 3.1% 2,553   1,302 1,247 95.8%
65 and older 1,547 1.9% 1,545   898 649 72.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 46,334 46,030 22,365
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,117 4.4% 2,211   1,859 258 13.9%
Mining 444 0.9% 421   177 267 150.8%
Utilities 111 0.2% 121   90 21 23.3%
Construction 11,681 24.1% 11,837   6,416 5,265 82.1%
Manufacturing 8,132 16.8% 7,783   2,794 5,338 191.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,658 3.4% 1,592   636 1,022 160.7%
Retail Trade 4,542 9.4% 4,553   1,771 2,771 156.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,426 2.9% 1,219   791 635 80.3%
Information 491 1.0% 445   187 304 162.6%
Finance and Insurance 641 1.3% 644   357 284 79.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 564 1.2% 565   215 349 162.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,543 3.2% 1,553   695 848 122.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.1% 57   26 31 119.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,961 8.2% 4,163   1,860 2,101 113.0%
Educational Services 301 0.6% 296   151 150 99.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,559 3.2% 1,469   781 778 99.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 594 1.2% 598   315 279 88.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,881 3.9% 1,833   772 1,109 143.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 809 1.7% 742   336 473 140.8%
Public Administration 669 1.4% 730   424 245 57.8%
Information Not Available 3,153 6.5% 3,198   1,712 1,441 84.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 329,093 314,398 184,333
Male 221,885 67.4% 213,560   125,373 96,512 77.0%
Female 107,208 32.6% 100,838   58,960 48,248 81.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 329,093 314,398 184,333
Hispanic or Latino 59,267 18.0% 57,261   36,345 22,922 63.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 269,826 82.0% 257,137   147,988 121,838 82.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 329,093 314,398 184,333
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,252 0.4% 1,174   704 548 77.8%
Asian 9,275 2.8% 8,268   3,770 5,505 146.0%
Black or African American 59,732 18.2% 57,534   37,164 22,568 60.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 255,599 77.7% 244,458   141,409 114,190 80.8%
Information Not Available 3,235 1.0% 2,964   1,286 1,949 151.6%
 
Years of Age 329,093 314,398 184,333
Younger than 22 7,734 1.4% 7,113   3,729 4,005 107.4%
22-24 17,407 3.1% 16,430   8,995 8,412 93.5%
25-34 81,303 14.3% 77,572   45,327 35,976 79.4%
35-44 82,618 14.6% 79,257   48,257 34,361 71.2%
45-54 84,446 14.9% 81,298   48,634 35,812 73.6%
55-59 29,389 5.2% 28,034   15,719 13,670 87.0%
60-64 17,643 3.1% 16,693   9,166 8,477 92.5%
65 and older 8,553 1.5% 8,001   4,506 4,047 89.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 329,093 314,398 184,333
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,485 0.4% 1,605   1,203 282 23.4%
Mining 1,378 0.4% 1,471   1,372 6 0.4%
Utilities 250 0.1% 266   191 59 30.9%
Construction 67,230 20.3% 68,563   48,905 18,325 37.5%
Manufacturing 61,965 18.7% 55,177   23,404 38,561 164.8%
Wholesale Trade 18,057 5.5% 16,522   7,728 10,329 133.7%
Retail Trade 26,617 8.1% 24,804   14,481 12,136 83.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 15,267 4.6% 14,259   7,226 8,041 111.3%
Information 5,576 1.7% 5,236   2,658 2,918 109.8%
Finance and Insurance 11,997 3.6% 11,319   7,506 4,491 59.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,469 1.4% 4,215   2,515 1,954 77.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 17,686 5.4% 16,058   8,025 9,661 120.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,707 0.5% 1,642   656 1,051 160.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 43,351 13.1% 41,853   25,885 17,466 67.5%
Educational Services 3,799 1.1% 4,101   2,748 1,051 38.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 12,565 3.8% 12,212   8,834 3,731 42.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,826 1.5% 5,202   3,341 1,485 44.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,982 4.2% 13,695   7,571 6,411 84.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,438 1.9% 6,096   3,566 2,872 80.5%
Public Administration 4,329 1.3% 4,277   2,948 1,381 46.8%
Information Not Available 6,119 1.9% 5,825   3,570 2,549 71.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 161,537 157,847 76,324
Male 110,773 68.6% 109,459   51,680 59,093 114.3%
Female 50,601 31.3% 48,247   24,584 26,017 105.8%
Information Not Available 163 0.1% 141   60 103 171.7%
 
Ethnicity 161,537 157,847 76,324
Hispanic or Latino 8,573 5.3% 8,678   3,679 4,894 133.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 119,841 74.2% 117,558   58,514 61,327 104.8%
Information Not Available 33,123 20.5% 31,611   14,131 18,992 134.4%
 
Race 161,537 157,847 76,324
American Indian or Alaskan Native 749 0.5% 716   358 391 109.2%
Asian 1,135 0.7% 1,039   372 763 205.1%
Black or African American 16,170 10.0% 15,363   8,932 7,238 81.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 148 0.1% 127   36 112 311.1%
White 134,322 83.2% 131,555   62,631 71,691 114.5%
Information Not Available 9,013 5.6% 9,047   3,995 5,018 125.6%
 
Years of Age 161,537 157,847 76,324
Younger than 22 4,106 1.4% 4,014   1,639 2,467 150.5%
22-24 9,098 3.2% 8,935   4,032 5,066 125.6%
25-34 39,214 13.7% 38,573   18,274 20,940 114.6%
35-44 40,009 13.9% 38,687   19,613 20,396 104.0%
45-54 41,084 14.3% 40,421   20,283 20,801 102.6%
55-59 14,502 5.1% 14,151   6,576 7,926 120.5%
60-64 8,915 3.1% 8,517   3,802 5,113 134.5%
65 and older 4,609 1.6% 4,549   2,105 2,504 119.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 161,537 157,847 76,324
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 469 0.3% 504   283 186 65.7%
Mining 525 0.3% 706   321 204 63.6%
Utilities 74 0.0% 67   58 16 27.6%
Construction 27,829 17.2% 29,530   17,331 10,498 60.6%
Manufacturing 58,558 36.1% 53,583   21,015 37,543 178.6%
Wholesale Trade 6,064 3.7% 5,424   1,980 4,084 206.3%
Retail Trade 9,726 6.0% 9,580   4,765 4,961 104.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,789 4.2% 6,586   3,719 3,070 82.5%
Information 1,396 0.9% 1,202   532 864 162.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,334 1.4% 2,243   1,606 728 45.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,560 1.0% 1,501   893 667 74.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,836 2.4% 3,591   1,619 2,217 136.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 600 0.4% 595   134 466 347.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,025 9.3% 15,176   7,130 7,895 110.7%
Educational Services 1,032 0.6% 977   601 431 71.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,055 3.1% 4,690   3,135 1,920 61.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,842 1.1% 2,028   1,040 802 77.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,767 2.9% 4,424   2,559 2,208 86.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,627 1.6% 2,728   1,227 1,400 114.1%
Public Administration 923 0.6% 975   582 341 58.6%
Information Not Available 10,506 6.5% 11,737   5,794 4,712 81.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,272 43,384 19,242
Male 30,260 66.8% 29,667   11,966 18,294 152.9%
Female 15,012 33.2% 13,717   7,276 7,736 106.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 45,272 43,384 19,242
Hispanic or Latino 3,260 7.2% 3,159   1,461 1,799 123.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,481 40.8% 17,007   8,926 9,555 107.0%
Information Not Available 23,531 52.0% 23,218   8,855 14,676 165.7%
 
Race 45,272 43,384 19,242
American Indian or Alaskan Native 647 1.4% 638   289 358 123.9%
Asian 859 1.9% 770   219 640 292.2%
Black or African American 6,249 13.8% 5,867   2,721 3,528 129.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 94 0.2% 97   33 61 184.8%
White 34,002 75.1% 32,647   14,338 19,664 137.1%
Information Not Available 3,421 7.6% 3,365   1,642 1,779 108.3%
 
Years of Age 45,272 43,384 19,242
Younger than 22 1,172 1.5% 945   390 782 200.5%
22-24 2,835 3.7% 2,514   1,056 1,779 168.5%
25-34 11,542 15.0% 10,878   4,648 6,894 148.3%
35-44 10,485 13.7% 9,999   4,586 5,899 128.6%
45-54 11,299 14.7% 11,370   5,205 6,094 117.1%
55-59 3,970 5.2% 3,879   1,761 2,209 125.4%
60-64 2,525 3.3% 2,432   1,029 1,496 145.4%
65 and older 1,444 1.9% 1,367   567 877 154.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 45,272 43,384 19,242
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 354 0.8% 382   217 137 63.1%
Mining 976 2.1% 892   166 810 488.0%
Utilities 36 0.1% 43   30 6 20.0%
Construction 7,800 17.1% 8,052   3,830 3,970 103.7%
Manufacturing 10,908 23.9% 10,760   2,555 8,353 326.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,931 4.2% 1,753   902 1,029 114.1%
Retail Trade 3,027 6.6% 2,891   1,599 1,428 89.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,690 3.7% 1,538   641 1,049 163.7%
Information 1,217 2.7% 1,057   571 646 113.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,006 2.2% 976   727 279 38.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 602 1.3% 634   325 277 85.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,931 4.2% 1,644   710 1,221 172.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 219 0.5% 215   43 176 409.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,576 10.0% 4,355   1,976 2,600 131.6%
Educational Services 536 1.2% 467   250 286 114.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,460 5.4% 2,092   1,427 1,033 72.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 271 0.6% 295   143 128 89.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,308 2.9% 1,154   707 601 85.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 978 2.1% 895   486 492 101.2%
Public Administration 655 1.4% 651   355 300 84.5%
Information Not Available 2,791 6.1% 2,638   1,582 1,209 76.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 88,208 93,776 38,750
Male 60,736 68.9% 65,308   26,022 34,714 133.4%
Female 27,472 31.1% 28,468   12,728 14,744 115.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 88,208 93,776 38,750
Hispanic or Latino 179 0.2% 273   73 106 145.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,360 2.7% 2,743   38,677 -36,317 -93.9%
Information Not Available 85,669 97.1% 90,760   0 85,669 0.0%
 
Race 88,208 93,776 38,750
American Indian or Alaskan Native 482 0.5% 465   260 222 85.4%
Asian 257 0.3% 287   59 198 335.6%
Black or African American 9,611 10.9% 9,907   4,039 5,572 138.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   5 -5 -100.0%
White 77,004 87.3% 82,215   34,128 42,876 125.6%
Information Not Available 854 1.0% 902   259 595 229.7%
 
Years of Age 88,208 93,776 38,750
Younger than 22 1,873 1.2% 1,918   669 1,204 180.0%
22-24 4,642 2.9% 4,799   1,940 2,702 139.3%
25-34 21,159 13.2% 22,307   8,862 12,297 138.8%
35-44 22,022 13.7% 23,619   9,982 12,040 120.6%
45-54 23,482 14.6% 25,005   10,665 12,817 120.2%
55-59 7,664 4.8% 8,522   3,365 4,299 127.8%
60-64 4,688 2.9% 5,113   2,110 2,578 122.2%
65 and older 2,663 1.7% 2,484   1,157 1,506 130.2%
Information Not Available 15 0.0% 9   0 15 0.0%
 
Industry 88,208 93,776 38,750
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 207 0.2% 264   114 93 81.6%
Mining 1,162 1.3% 1,044   647 515 79.6%
Utilities 51 0.1% 38   82 -31 -37.8%
Construction 14,584 16.5% 15,964   8,980 5,604 62.4%
Manufacturing 31,408 35.5% 32,879   8,880 22,528 253.7%
Wholesale Trade 3,375 3.8% 2,939   1,298 2,077 160.0%
Retail Trade 5,795 6.6% 5,127   2,810 2,985 106.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,486 5.1% 4,557   2,008 2,478 123.4%
Information 1,029 1.2% 975   414 615 148.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,612 1.8% 1,221   870 742 85.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 849 1.0% 779   355 494 139.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,144 2.4% 2,046   874 1,270 145.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 349 0.4% 187   77 272 353.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,994 9.0% 7,765   3,261 4,733 145.1%
Educational Services 767 0.9% 825   364 403 110.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,939 3.3% 3,349   1,922 1,017 52.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,079 1.2% 1,349   1,079 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,943 3.3% 2,989   1,608 1,335 83.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,410 1.6% 1,723   587 823 140.2%
Public Administration 569 0.6% 542   533 36 6.8%
Information Not Available 3,456 3.9% 7,214   1,987 1,469 73.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 46,203 43,264 19,337
Male 26,538 57.4% 24,662   10,552 15,986 151.5%
Female 19,665 42.6% 18,602   8,785 10,880 123.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 46,203 43,264 19,337
Hispanic or Latino 1,313 2.8% 1,154   400 913 228.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 44,804 97.0% 41,998   18,811 25,993 138.2%
Information Not Available 86 0.2% 112   126 -40 -31.7%
 
Race 46,203 43,264 19,337
American Indian or Alaskan Native 394 0.9% 333   115 279 242.6%
Asian 416 0.9% 322   156 260 166.7%
Black or African American 23,178 50.2% 22,218   10,140 13,038 128.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 72 0.2% 55   26 46 176.9%
White 22,124 47.9% 20,318   8,820 13,304 150.8%
Information Not Available 19 0.0% 18   80 -61 -76.3%
 
Years of Age 46,203 43,264 19,337
Younger than 22 1,064 1.6% 867   428 636 148.6%
22-24 2,889 4.4% 2,526   1,089 1,800 165.3%
25-34 12,284 18.7% 11,172   5,050 7,234 143.2%
35-44 10,592 16.1% 9,817   4,561 6,031 132.2%
45-54 11,343 17.2% 11,041   4,904 6,439 131.3%
55-59 3,904 5.9% 3,928   1,603 2,301 143.5%
60-64 2,471 3.8% 2,466   1,029 1,442 140.1%
65 and older 1,655 2.5% 1,447   673 982 145.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 46,203 43,264 19,337
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 671 1.4% 729   426 245 57.5%
Mining 1,357 2.9% 1,019   288 1,069 371.2%
Utilities 114 0.2% 117   61 53 86.9%
Construction 6,769 14.4% 6,087   3,160 3,609 114.2%
Manufacturing 5,571 11.9% 5,674   2,211 3,360 152.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,269 2.7% 1,141   503 766 152.3%
Retail Trade 3,404 7.3% 3,243   1,514 1,890 124.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,677 3.6% 1,457   653 1,024 156.8%
Information 623 1.3% 640   211 412 195.3%
Finance and Insurance 840 1.8% 739   433 407 94.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 651 1.4% 621   253 398 157.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,285 4.9% 1,924   951 1,334 140.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 155 0.3% 151   87 68 78.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,887 6.2% 2,645   1,302 1,585 121.7%
Educational Services 589 1.3% 546   306 283 92.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,971 6.3% 2,837   1,380 1,591 115.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 650 1.4% 591   299 351 117.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,051 4.4% 1,942   963 1,088 113.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,298 2.8% 1,207   741 557 75.2%
Public Administration 779 1.7% 754   294 485 165.0%
Information Not Available 9,592 20.5% 9,200   3,301 6,291 190.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 181,744 174,059 105,900
Male 123,052 67.7% 118,911   72,863 50,189 68.9%
Female 58,692 32.3% 55,148   33,037 25,655 77.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 181,744 174,059 105,900
Hispanic or Latino 17,069 9.4% 16,381   10,649 6,420 60.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 161,231 88.7% 154,513   93,060 68,171 73.3%
Information Not Available 3,444 1.9% 3,165   2,191 1,253 57.2%
 
Race 181,744 174,059 105,900
American Indian or Alaskan Native 436 0.2% 436   226 210 92.9%
Asian 5,568 3.1% 5,131   2,486 3,082 124.0%
Black or African American 12,425 6.8% 11,912   7,662 4,763 62.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 148 0.1% 149   63 85 134.9%
White 149,881 82.5% 143,659   86,438 63,443 73.4%
Information Not Available 13,286 7.3% 12,772   9,025 4,261 47.2%
 
Years of Age 181,744 174,059 105,900
Younger than 22 6,095 1.9% 5,957   3,618 2,477 68.5%
22-24 11,133 3.5% 10,734   6,110 5,023 82.2%
25-34 40,920 12.8% 38,964   23,207 17,713 76.3%
35-44 43,666 13.6% 41,897   26,593 17,073 64.2%
45-54 45,846 14.3% 44,143   26,621 19,225 72.2%
55-59 15,947 5.0% 15,198   9,292 6,655 71.6%
60-64 11,097 3.5% 10,544   6,443 4,654 72.2%
65 and older 7,040 2.2% 6,622   4,016 3,024 75.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 181,744 174,059 105,900
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,072 0.6% 1,342   1,003 69 6.9%
Mining 425 0.2% 425   432 -7 -1.6%
Utilities 154 0.1% 145   106 48 45.3%
Construction 36,059 19.7% 35,110   24,620 11,439 46.5%
Manufacturing 23,593 12.9% 21,450   9,727 13,866 142.6%
Wholesale Trade 8,948 4.9% 8,139   4,692 4,256 90.7%
Retail Trade 16,506 9.0% 15,621   9,157 7,349 80.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,122 2.8% 4,858   2,923 2,199 75.2%
Information 4,350 2.4% 4,106   1,875 2,475 132.0%
Finance and Insurance 7,090 3.9% 5,829   3,410 3,680 107.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,687 1.5% 2,584   1,673 1,014 60.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 12,487 6.8% 11,354   5,267 7,220 137.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 560 0.3% 439   202 358 177.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 22,101 12.1% 21,764   14,069 8,032 57.1%
Educational Services 1,809 1.0% 1,774   1,088 721 66.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,425 4.6% 7,875   5,399 3,026 56.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,387 2.4% 4,632   3,085 1,302 42.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 11,643 6.4% 11,467   7,063 4,580 64.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 5,141 2.8% 4,933   3,369 1,772 52.6%
Public Administration 2,367 1.3% 2,206   1,615 752 46.6%
Information Not Available 6,818 3.7% 8,006   5,125 1,693 33.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 91,690 88,932 46,768
Male 58,168 63.4% 56,906   28,647 29,521 103.1%
Female 33,522 36.6% 32,026   18,121 15,401 85.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 91,690 88,932 46,768
Hispanic or Latino 5,782 6.3% 5,862   2,350 3,432 146.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 84,632 92.3% 81,881   43,857 40,775 93.0%
Information Not Available 1,276 1.4% 1,189   831 445 53.5%
 
Race 91,690 88,932 46,768
American Indian or Alaskan Native 203 0.2% 214   125 78 62.4%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 32,122 35.0% 30,880   18,114 14,008 77.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 163 0.2% 163   67 96 143.3%
White 52,144 56.9% 50,624   24,627 27,517 111.7%
Information Not Available 7,058 7.7% 7,051   3,835 3,223 84.0%
 
Years of Age 91,690 88,932 46,768
Younger than 22 2,484 1.8% 2,337   1,164 1,320 113.4%
22-24 5,334 3.9% 5,230   2,429 2,905 119.6%
25-34 21,446 15.5% 20,662   10,172 11,274 110.8%
35-44 20,853 15.1% 20,237   11,048 9,805 88.7%
45-54 23,150 16.8% 22,646   12,249 10,901 89.0%
55-59 8,189 5.9% 7,905   4,110 4,079 99.2%
60-64 5,755 4.2% 5,545   2,948 2,807 95.2%
65 and older 4,479 3.2% 4,370   2,647 1,832 69.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 91,690 88,932 46,768
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 211 0.2% 297   141 70 49.6%
Mining 120 0.1% 157   83 37 44.6%
Utilities 218 0.2% 223   37 181 489.2%
Construction 19,502 21.2% 19,052   9,675 9,827 101.6%
Manufacturing 1,080 1.2% 1,061   750 330 44.0%
Wholesale Trade 4,116 4.5% 3,771   1,952 2,164 110.9%
Retail Trade 3,010 3.3% 2,897   1,453 1,557 107.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,383 2.6% 2,270   1,170 1,213 103.7%
Information 1,854 2.0% 1,702   810 1,044 128.9%
Finance and Insurance 3,326 3.6% 3,109   2,212 1,114 50.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,260 2.5% 2,152   1,147 1,113 97.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,244 6.8% 5,756   2,707 3,537 130.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 569 0.6% 562   253 316 124.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,509 11.4% 10,656   5,567 4,942 88.8%
Educational Services 1,455 1.6% 1,512   738 717 97.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,444 4.8% 4,241   2,575 1,869 72.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,604 1.7% 1,689   935 669 71.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,232 6.8% 6,209   3,613 2,619 72.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,407 2.6% 2,213   1,231 1,176 95.5%
Public Administration 1,284 1.4% 1,308   868 416 47.9%
Information Not Available 18,862 20.5% 18,095   8,851 10,011 113.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,143 25,235 15,593
Male 18,043 69.0% 17,262   10,645 7,398 69.5%
Female 8,100 31.0% 7,973   4,946 3,154 63.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,143 25,235 15,593
Hispanic or Latino 211 0.8% 202   124 87 70.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,393 62.7% 15,820   12,523 3,870 30.9%
Information Not Available 9,539 36.5% 9,213   2,946 6,593 223.8%
 
Race 26,143 25,235 15,593
American Indian or Alaskan Native 202 0.8% 205   139 63 45.3%
Asian 97 0.4% 82   56 41 73.2%
Black or African American 243 0.9% 227   149 94 63.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,163 69.5% 17,531   13,060 5,103 39.1%
Information Not Available 7,438 28.5% 7,190   2,189 5,249 239.8%
 
Years of Age 26,143 25,235 15,593
Younger than 22 988 2.3% 1,029   664 324 48.8%
22-24 1,619 3.8% 1,571   1,027 592 57.6%
25-34 5,989 14.1% 5,826   3,525 2,464 69.9%
35-44 5,654 13.3% 5,435   3,492 2,162 61.9%
45-54 6,675 15.7% 6,315   3,918 2,757 70.4%
55-59 2,509 5.9% 2,404   1,430 1,079 75.5%
60-64 1,732 4.1% 1,681   938 794 84.6%
65 and older 977 2.3% 974   599 378 63.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,143 25,235 15,593
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 437 1.6% 321   272 165 60.7%
Mining 25 0.1% 23   25 0 0.0%
Utilities 37 0.1% 54   15 22 146.7%
Construction 4,988 18.8% 4,807   3,660 1,328 36.3%
Manufacturing 3,976 15.0% 3,560   1,678 2,298 136.9%
Wholesale Trade 776 2.9% 753   423 353 83.5%
Retail Trade 2,129 8.0% 1,946   1,487 642 43.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 504 1.9% 457   381 123 32.3%
Information 203 0.8% 177   81 122 150.6%
Finance and Insurance 181 0.7% 174   156 25 16.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 170 0.6% 179   118 52 44.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 463 1.7% 415   227 236 104.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14 0.1% 8   7 7 100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,612 6.1% 1,641   1,224 388 31.7%
Educational Services 191 0.7% 186   140 51 36.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 806 3.0% 755   595 211 35.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 346 1.3% 382   215 131 60.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,818 6.8% 1,977   1,419 399 28.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 342 1.3% 341   246 96 39.0%
Public Administration 248 0.9% 260   161 87 54.0%
Information Not Available 6,877 25.9% 6,819   3,063 3,814 124.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 331,512 333,848 182,540
Male 229,881 69.3% 230,539   126,829 103,052 81.3%
Female 101,585 30.6% 103,277   55,681 45,904 82.4%
Information Not Available 46 0.0% 32   30 16 53.3%
 
Ethnicity 331,512 333,848 182,540
Hispanic or Latino 12,589 3.8% 13,067   7,246 5,343 73.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 264,759 79.9% 265,635   130,473 134,286 102.9%
Information Not Available 54,164 16.3% 55,146   44,821 9,343 20.8%
 
Race 331,512 333,848 182,540
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,119 0.9% 3,167   2,074 1,045 50.4%
Asian 3,907 1.2% 3,991   1,167 2,740 234.8%
Black or African American 35,655 10.8% 38,683   18,624 17,031 91.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 282 0.1% 245   92 190 206.5%
White 218,318 65.9% 216,410   107,994 110,324 102.2%
Information Not Available 70,231 21.2% 71,352   52,589 17,642 33.5%
 
Years of Age 331,512 333,848 182,540
Younger than 22 10,929 2.0% 10,854   6,346 4,583 72.2%
22-24 19,414 3.6% 19,226   11,357 8,057 70.9%
25-34 76,704 14.4% 77,241   43,759 32,945 75.3%
35-44 84,882 15.9% 86,387   46,767 38,115 81.5%
45-54 88,467 16.6% 88,896   47,705 40,762 85.4%
55-59 28,463 5.3% 28,881   14,633 13,830 94.5%
60-64 15,361 2.9% 15,135   7,587 7,774 102.5%
65 and older 7,185 1.3% 7,157   4,332 2,853 65.9%
Information Not Available 107 0.0% 71   54 53 98.1%
 
Industry 331,512 333,848 182,540
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,198 0.7% 2,386   1,753 445 25.4%
Mining 1,537 0.5% 1,443   996 541 54.3%
Utilities 166 0.0% 144   130 36 27.7%
Construction 46,279 13.9% 44,670   36,608 9,671 26.4%
Manufacturing 97,564 29.2% 99,703   36,860 60,704 164.7%
Wholesale Trade 14,480 4.3% 13,318   4,948 9,532 192.6%
Retail Trade 19,585 5.9% 18,637   11,949 7,636 63.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,226 3.4% 11,005   5,777 5,449 94.3%
Information 2,515 0.8% 2,382   1,249 1,266 101.4%
Finance and Insurance 5,235 1.6% 4,826   3,818 1,417 37.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,863 1.2% 3,434   2,325 1,538 66.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 14,622 4.4% 14,227   6,169 8,453 137.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,190 0.7% 6,911   575 1,615 280.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 38,760 11.6% 37,753   23,362 15,398 65.9%
Educational Services 2,470 0.7% 2,697   1,652 818 49.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 10,756 3.2% 10,087   7,787 2,969 38.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,843 2.1% 7,239   4,933 1,910 38.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 11,147 3.3% 10,740   7,756 3,391 43.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 5,068 1.5% 4,854   3,038 2,030 66.8%
Public Administration 2,708 0.8% 2,842   2,004 704 35.1%
Information Not Available 32,300 9.7% 34,550   18,851 13,449 71.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 130,706 122,592 72,505
Male 96,845 74.1% 91,521   55,165 41,680 75.6%
Female 33,833 25.9% 31,040   17,340 16,493 95.1%
Information Not Available 28 0.0% 31   0 28 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 130,706 122,592 72,505
Hispanic or Latino 4,167 3.2% 3,882   2,417 1,750 72.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 113,208 86.6% 105,517   63,464 49,744 78.4%
Information Not Available 13,331 10.2% 13,193   6,624 6,707 101.3%
 
Race 130,706 122,592 72,505
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,251 1.0% 1,163   813 438 53.9%
Asian 3,331 2.5% 2,888   1,107 2,224 200.9%
Black or African American 6,549 5.0% 5,937   3,423 3,126 91.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 262 0.2% 298   181 81 44.8%
White 111,431 85.3% 104,792   62,857 48,574 77.3%
Information Not Available 7,882 6.0% 7,514   4,124 3,758 91.1%
 
Years of Age 130,706 122,592 72,505
Younger than 22 3,147 1.3% 2,894   2,541 606 23.8%
22-24 8,424 3.6% 7,857   5,239 3,185 60.8%
25-34 35,032 14.9% 33,061   18,797 16,235 86.4%
35-44 28,756 12.2% 26,941   16,367 12,389 75.7%
45-54 32,758 13.9% 30,587   17,942 14,816 82.6%
55-59 11,934 5.1% 11,057   6,207 5,727 92.3%
60-64 6,995 3.0% 6,688   3,386 3,609 106.6%
65 and older 3,537 1.5% 2,868   1,687 1,850 109.7%
Information Not Available 123 0.1% 639   339 -216 -63.7%
 
Industry 130,706 122,592 72,505
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,046 0.8% 1,052   888 158 17.8%
Mining 1,180 0.9% 955   654 526 80.4%
Utilities 275 0.2% 332   218 57 26.1%
Construction 35,114 26.7% 34,620   26,587 8,527 32.1%
Manufacturing 27,204 20.6% 23,052   9,111 18,093 198.6%
Wholesale Trade 6,246 4.7% 5,807   2,937 3,309 112.7%
Retail Trade 9,006 6.8% 8,351   4,678 4,328 92.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,562 2.7% 3,347   2,008 1,554 77.4%
Information 1,799 1.4% 1,650   869 930 107.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,570 2.0% 2,295   1,590 980 61.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,381 1.0% 1,282   856 525 61.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,320 4.8% 5,795   2,691 3,629 134.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,718 1.3% 1,530   857 861 100.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,789 8.2% 10,107   5,926 4,863 82.1%
Educational Services 1,346 1.0% 1,317   782 564 72.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,946 3.8% 4,544   2,721 2,225 81.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,623 1.2% 1,677   1,049 574 54.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,480 3.4% 4,172   2,464 2,016 81.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,666 2.0% 2,448   1,335 1,331 99.7%
Public Administration 1,559 1.2% 2,041   1,159 400 34.5%
Information Not Available 5,876 4.5% 6,218   3,125 2,751 88.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Mar 2009 Percent Feb 2009     Mar 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 114,257 114,269 58,197
Male 73,248 64.1% 75,157   35,834 37,414 104.4%
Female 40,994 35.9% 39,099   22,358 18,636 83.4%
Information Not Available 15 0.0% 13   5 10 200.0%
 
Ethnicity 114,257 114,269 58,197
Hispanic or Latino 1,922 1.7% 1,889   590 1,332 225.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 54,968 48.1% 54,672   16,301 38,667 237.2%
Information Not Available 57,367 50.2% 57,708   41,306 16,061 38.9%
 
Race 114,257 114,269 58,197
American Indian or Alaskan Native 831 0.7% 810   401 430 107.2%
Asian 1,010 0.9% 855   288 722 250.7%
Black or African American 17,451 15.3% 16,181   9,092 8,359 91.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 839 0.7% 839   396 443 111.9%
White 84,212 73.7% 83,373   37,315 46,897 125.7%
Information Not Available 9,914 8.7% 12,211   10,705 -791 -7.4%
 
Years of Age 114,257 114,269 58,197
Younger than 22 2,754 1.4% 2,734   1,214 1,540 126.9%
22-24 6,553 3.4% 6,395   2,990 3,563 119.2%
25-34 27,293 14.2% 27,040   13,256 14,037 105.9%
35-44 27,041 14.1% 27,398   14,635 12,406 84.8%
45-54 30,018 15.6% 30,142   15,958 14,060 88.1%
55-59 10,008 5.2% 9,869   4,839 5,169 106.8%
60-64 6,393 3.3% 6,386   3,010 3,383 112.4%
65 and older 4,130 2.2% 4,242   2,262 1,868 82.6%
Information Not Available 67 0.0% 63   33 34 103.0%
 
Industry 114,257 114,269 58,197
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 525 0.5% 683   457 68 14.9%
Mining 727 0.6% 737   297 430 144.8%
Utilities 106 0.1% 118   41 65 158.5%
Construction 22,087 19.2% 23,649   12,043 10,044 83.4%
Manufacturing 24,497 21.3% 24,073   10,805 13,692 126.7%
Wholesale Trade 4,992 4.3% 4,548   1,974 3,018 152.9%
Retail Trade 9,938 8.7% 9,497   4,978 4,960 99.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,269 4.6% 5,346   2,574 2,695 104.7%
Information 2,211 1.9% 1,980   850 1,361 160.1%
Finance and Insurance 3,217 2.8% 3,071   1,777 1,440 81.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,809 1.6% 1,809   1,007 802 79.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,073 3.5% 3,696   1,537 2,536 165.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 352 0.3% 325   163 189 116.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,113 10.6% 11,792   5,742 6,371 111.0%
Educational Services 1,457 1.3% 1,292   761 696 91.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,458 4.8% 5,097   3,683 1,775 48.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,077 1.8% 2,626   1,183 894 75.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,473 6.5% 7,810   4,314 3,159 73.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,625 2.3% 2,642   1,450 1,175 81.0%
Public Administration 907 0.8% 986   611 296 48.4%
Information Not Available 2,344 2.0% 2,492