Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

May 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
May 2009
May 2009 Apr 2009 Monthly Change May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 6,057,888 6,298,716 -240,828 2,785,192 3,272,696 117.5
Alaska 14,361 16,095 -1,734 11,001 3,360 30.5
Alabama 75,171 74,778 393 31,535 43,636 138.4
Arkansas 62,068 60,743 1,325 29,700 32,368 109.0
Arizona 107,709 105,930 1,779 41,135 66,574 161.8
California 834,281 847,431 -13,150 462,697 371,584 80.3
Colorado 71,141 69,535 1,606 23,840 47,301 198.4
Connecticut 82,801 85,459 -2,658 39,324 43,477 110.6
District of Columbia 12,363 11,490 873 5,911 6,452 109.2
Delaware 16,767 17,745 -978 8,275 8,492 102.6
Florida 299,977 299,673 304 147,990 151,987 102.7
Georgia 147,212 151,211 -3,999 76,307 70,905 92.9
Hawaii 20,984 20,489 495 9,814 11,170 113.8
Iowa 53,627 59,611 -5,984 21,470 32,157 149.8
Idaho 34,710 41,301 -6,591 13,689 21,021 153.6
Illinois 310,368 327,857 -17,489 138,718 171,650 123.7
Indiana 147,488 148,350 -862 57,114 90,374 158.2
Kansas 49,529 49,503 26 17,543 31,986 182.3
Kentucky 80,220 78,303 1,917 30,073 50,147 166.8
Louisiana 55,373 51,762 3,611 19,107 36,266 189.8
Massachusetts 155,798 166,216 -10,418 80,962 74,836 92.4
Maryland 84,126 87,532 -3,406 41,872 42,254 100.9
Maine 19,202 23,434 -4,232 10,044 9,158 91.2
Michigan 306,985 291,706 15,279 146,709 160,276 109.2
Minnesota 104,693 121,409 -16,716 44,900 59,793 133.2
Missouri 106,658 109,400 -2,742 46,990 59,668 127.0
Mississippi 55,622 56,899 -1,277 22,468 33,154 147.6
Montana 13,117 15,008 -1,891 4,520 8,597 190.2
North Carolina 207,045 216,680 -9,635 86,797 120,248 138.5
North Dakota 5,705 7,517 -1,812 1,866 3,839 205.7
Nebraska 24,786 24,669 117 8,208 16,578 202.0
New Hampshire 23,281 24,591 -1,310 7,976 15,305 191.9
New Jersey 205,890 225,426 -19,536 109,079 96,811 88.8
New Mexico 28,729 28,349 380 11,730 16,999 144.9
Nevada 75,978 75,991 -13 34,194 41,784 122.2
New York 365,208 403,323 -38,115 169,775 195,433 115.1
Ohio 242,651 255,521 -12,870 104,848 137,803 131.4
Oklahoma 18,497 47,973 -29,476 14,424 4,073 28.2
Oregon 121,211 126,688 -5,477 52,044 69,167 132.9
Pennsylvania 345,081 364,217 -19,136 158,734 186,347 117.4
Puerto Rico 53,847 50,979 2,868 35,464 18,383 51.8
Rhode Island 23,148 28,407 -5,259 13,441 9,707 72.2
South Carolina 100,093 106,516 -6,423 45,595 54,498 119.5
South Dakota 5,449 7,079 -1,630 1,323 4,126 311.9
Tennessee 108,649 113,108 -4,459 43,952 64,697 147.2
Texas 278,310 267,124 11,186 103,951 174,359 167.7
Utah 39,829 43,632 -3,803 11,796 28,033 237.6
Virginia 97,950 102,957 -5,007 42,069 55,881 132.8
Virgin Islands 717 652 65 384 333 86.7
Vermont 13,731 15,516 -1,785 5,546 8,185 147.6
Washington 147,913 150,818 -2,905 55,409 92,504 166.9
Wisconsin 162,621 181,533 -18,912 67,666 94,955 140.3
West Virginia 29,634 29,422 212 12,894 16,740 129.8
Wyoming 9,584 11,158 -1,574 2,319 7,265 313.3
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,057,888   6,298,716   2,785,192 3,272,696 117.5
Male 3,790,517 62.6% 3,887,714   1,614,535 2,175,982 134.8%
Female 2,261,355 37.3% 2,403,761   1,167,796 1,093,559 93.6%
Information Not Available 6,016 0.1% 7,241   2,861 3,155 110.3%
 
Ethnicity 6,057,888   6,298,716   2,785,192    
Hispanic or Latino 876,367 14.5% 915,660   451,326 425,041 94.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,335,138 83.7% 4,512,475   2,008,112 2,327,026 115.9%
Information Not Available 846,384 12.3% 870,581   325,754 520,630 159.8%
 
Race 6,057,888   6,298,716   2,785,192
American Indian or Alaskan Native 59,754 1.0% 65,742   29,068 30,686 105.6%
Asian 182,533 3.0% 182,797   73,018 109,515 150.0%
Black or African American 920,523 15.2% 926,726   496,418 424,105 85.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20,820 0.3% 20,965   10,653 10,167 95.4%
White 3,585,246 59.2% 3,762,655   1,544,824 2,040,422 132.1%
Information Not Available 1,289,013 21.3% 1,339,832   631,211 657,802 104.2%
 
Years of Age 6,057,888   6,298,716   2,785,192
Younger than 22 218,770 3.6% 229,269   111,087 107,683 96.9%
22-24 351,470 5.8% 370,604   157,670 193,800 122.9%
25-34 1,433,307 23.7% 1,494,246   652,677 780,630 119.6%
35-44 1,445,804 23.9% 1,503,460   684,849 760,955 111.1%
45-54 1,496,814 24.7% 1,555,512   690,606 806,208 116.7%
55-59 540,516 8.9% 551,168   231,152 309,364 133.8%
60-64 346,946 5.7% 355,303   145,801 201,145 138.0%
65 and older 192,975 3.2% 204,511   88,766 104,209 117.4%
Information Not Available 31,286 0.5% 34,643   22,584 8,702 38.5%
 
Industry 6,057,888   6,298,716   2,785,192
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 91,160 1.5% 111,414   65,279 25,881 39.6%
Mining 60,874 1.0% 60,253   9,188 51,686 562.5%
Utilities 9,613 0.2% 9,168   6,377 3,236 50.7%
Construction 820,919 13.6% 933,150   398,780 422,139 105.9%
Manufacturing 1,241,092 20.5% 1,224,168   423,170 817,922 193.3%
Wholesale Trade 287,347 4.7% 288,824   108,857 178,490 164.0%
Retail Trade 495,246 8.2% 513,867   247,109 248,137 100.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 212,690 3.5% 250,752   92,619 120,071 129.6%
Information 139,273 2.3% 140,302   78,673 60,600 77.0%
Finance and Insurance 180,818 3.0% 181,440   105,068 75,750 72.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 86,413 1.4% 90,385   49,207 37,206 75.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 322,163 5.3% 307,974   131,279 190,884 145.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26,362 0.4% 25,061   11,390 14,972 131.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 613,771 10.1% 660,366   306,829 306,942 100.0%
Educational Services 73,280 1.2% 77,835   38,982 34,298 88.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 283,093 4.7% 273,222   167,640 115,453 68.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 70,300 1.2% 78,811   37,749 32,551 86.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 276,876 4.6% 288,770   138,376 138,500 100.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 142,614 2.4% 140,004   75,773 66,841 88.2%
Public Administration 70,942 1.2% 80,206   36,182 34,760 96.1%
Information Not Available 553,042 9.1% 562,744   256,665 296,377 115.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,361 16,095 11,001 3,360 30.5
Male 9,149 63.7% 10,523   6,714 2,435 36.3%
Female 5,212 36.3% 5,572   4,287 925 21.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,361   16,095   11,001    
Hispanic or Latino 619 4.3% 685   447 172 38.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,586 94.6% 15,276   10,478 3,108 29.7%
Information Not Available 156 1.1% 134   76 80 105.3%
 
Race 14,361 16,095 11,001
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,423 30.8% 4,733   3,846 577 15.0%
Asian 891 6.2% 931   906 -15 -1.7%
Black or African American 642 4.5% 626   451 191 42.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 183 1.3% 191   108 75 69.4%
White 7,677 53.5% 9,041   5,294 2,383 45.0%
Information Not Available 545 3.8% 573   396 149 37.6%
 
Years of Age 14,361 16,095 11,001
Younger than 22 608 2.8% 705   480 128 26.7%
22-24 1,214 5.7% 1,345   830 384 46.3%
25-34 3,902 18.2% 4,346   2,793 1,109 39.7%
35-44 3,031 14.1% 3,444   2,435 596 24.5%
45-54 3,421 16.0% 3,877   2,798 623 22.3%
55-59 1,221 5.7% 1,305   925 296 32.0%
60-64 615 2.9% 675   458 157 34.3%
65 and older 349 1.6% 398   282 67 23.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,361 16,095 11,001
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 47 0.3% 86   52 -5 -9.6%
Mining 881 6.1% 841   393 488 124.2%
Utilities 78 0.5% 106   50 28 56.0%
Construction 2,771 19.2% 3,393   2,015 756 37.5%
Manufacturing 1,139 7.9% 1,228   1,301 -162 -12.5%
Wholesale Trade 241 1.7% 270   159 82 51.6%
Retail Trade 1,372 9.5% 1,514   978 394 40.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 696 4.8% 921   473 223 47.1%
Information 188 1.3% 198   98 90 91.8%
Finance and Insurance 216 1.5% 264   171 45 26.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 393 2.7% 361   317 76 24.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 475 3.3% 481   328 147 44.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14 0.1% 16   17 -3 -17.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 813 5.6% 937   611 202 33.1%
Educational Services 410 2.8% 402   306 104 34.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,072 7.4% 1,085   867 205 23.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 171 1.2% 223   93 78 83.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,266 8.8% 1,445   896 370 41.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 465 3.2% 453   415 50 12.0%
Public Administration 1,220 8.5% 1,443   1,202 18 1.5%
Information Not Available 433 3.0% 428   259 174 67.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 75,171 74,778 31,535
Male 45,122 60.0% 45,220   16,186 28,936 178.8%
Female 29,945 39.8% 29,455   15,287 14,658 95.9%
Information Not Available 104 0.1% 103   62 42 67.7%
 
Ethnicity 75,171 74,778 31,535
Hispanic or Latino 1,375 1.8% 1,419   760 615 80.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 60,748 80.8% 60,588   25,204 35,544 141.0%
Information Not Available 13,048 17.4% 12,771   5,571 7,477 134.2%
 
Race 75,171 74,778 31,535
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,410 3.2% 2,314   1,031 1,379 133.8%
Asian 968 1.3% 1,097   450 518 115.1%
Black or African American 27,665 36.8% 27,172   13,724 13,941 101.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 122 0.2% 138   54 68 125.9%
White 40,498 53.9% 40,544   14,468 26,030 179.9%
Information Not Available 3,508 4.7% 3,513   1,808 1,700 94.0%
 
Years of Age 75,171 74,778 31,535
Younger than 22 3,369 3.0% 3,367   1,193 2,176 182.4%
22-24 5,312 4.7% 5,378   2,149 3,163 147.2%
25-34 19,269 17.2% 19,226   7,943 11,326 142.6%
35-44 18,138 16.2% 18,133   7,559 10,579 140.0%
45-54 17,412 15.5% 17,168   7,520 9,892 131.5%
55-59 5,827 5.2% 5,740   2,548 3,279 128.7%
60-64 3,490 3.1% 3,472   1,556 1,934 124.3%
65 and older 2,309 2.1% 2,238   1,056 1,253 118.7%
Information Not Available 45 0.0% 56   11 34 309.1%
 
Industry 75,171 74,778 31,535
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 910 1.2% 905   416 494 118.8%
Mining 534 0.7% 513   98 436 444.9%
Utilities 76 0.1% 80   51 25 49.0%
Construction 9,086 11.9% 9,016   3,270 5,816 177.9%
Manufacturing 21,477 28.2% 21,965   8,277 13,200 159.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,463 4.6% 3,396   1,113 2,350 211.1%
Retail Trade 7,322 9.6% 7,448   3,172 4,150 130.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,692 3.5% 2,715   900 1,792 199.1%
Information 909 1.2% 943   449 460 102.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,773 2.3% 1,832   958 815 85.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 952 1.3% 958   379 573 151.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,044 4.0% 2,643   1,516 1,528 100.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 81 0.1% 89   45 36 80.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,359 11.0% 8,322   3,142 5,217 166.0%
Educational Services 804 1.1% 826   365 439 120.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,981 5.2% 3,828   2,351 1,630 69.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 376 0.5% 363   160 216 135.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,312 5.7% 3,840   2,138 2,174 101.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,520 2.0% 1,431   767 753 98.2%
Public Administration 691 0.9% 746   342 349 102.0%
Information Not Available 2,809 3.7% 2,919   1,626 1,183 72.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 62,068 60,743 29,700
Male 38,100 61.4% 37,933   15,836 22,264 140.6%
Female 23,966 38.6% 22,809   13,863 10,103 72.9%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   1 1 100.0%
 
Ethnicity 62,068 60,743 29,700
Hispanic or Latino 2,123 3.4% 2,033   983 1,140 116.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 59,943 96.6% 58,709   28,715 31,228 108.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
 
Race 62,068 60,743 29,700
American Indian or Alaskan Native 683 1.1% 808   274 409 149.3%
Asian 503 0.8% 588   263 240 91.3%
Black or African American 16,119 26.0% 15,059   8,652 7,467 86.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 614 1.0% 583   219 395 180.4%
White 42,024 67.7% 41,669   19,305 22,719 117.7%
Information Not Available 2,125 3.4% 2,036   987 1,138 115.3%
 
Years of Age 62,068 60,743 29,700
Younger than 22 1,954 1.9% 1,980   874 1,080 123.6%
22-24 4,283 4.2% 4,297   2,204 2,079 94.3%
25-34 16,812 16.6% 16,531   7,811 9,001 115.2%
35-44 15,557 15.4% 15,215   7,607 7,950 104.5%
45-54 14,371 14.2% 13,839   7,047 7,324 103.9%
55-59 4,638 4.6% 4,463   2,061 2,577 125.0%
60-64 2,912 2.9% 2,879   1,236 1,676 135.6%
65 and older 1,535 1.5% 1,535   857 678 79.1%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 4   3 3 100.0%
 
Industry 62,068 60,743 29,700
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,053 1.7% 1,065   511 542 106.1%
Mining 667 1.1% 540   109 558 511.9%
Utilities 116 0.2% 139   49 67 136.7%
Construction 6,688 10.6% 6,711   3,270 3,418 104.5%
Manufacturing 16,955 26.9% 17,093   6,711 10,244 152.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,425 3.8% 2,451   1,044 1,381 132.3%
Retail Trade 7,365 11.7% 7,053   3,578 3,787 105.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,880 4.6% 2,681   1,093 1,787 163.5%
Information 603 1.0% 658   296 307 103.7%
Finance and Insurance 863 1.4% 749   527 336 63.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 492 0.8% 444   340 152 44.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,212 1.9% 1,161   764 448 58.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 127 0.2% 155   87 40 46.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,762 10.7% 6,593   3,133 3,629 115.8%
Educational Services 1,906 3.0% 1,953   1,033 873 84.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,808 7.6% 4,292   3,193 1,615 50.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 508 0.8% 476   241 267 110.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,162 6.6% 4,035   2,506 1,656 66.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,202 1.9% 1,038   648 554 85.5%
Public Administration 1,228 1.9% 1,407   544 684 125.7%
Information Not Available 46 0.1% 49   23 23 100.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 107,709 105,930 41,135
Male 69,914 64.9% 69,062   24,402 45,512 186.5%
Female 37,773 35.1% 36,842   16,733 21,040 125.7%
Information Not Available 22 0.0% 26   0 22 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 107,709 105,930 41,135
Hispanic or Latino 36,843 34.2% 35,504   16,812 20,031 119.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 47,519 44.1% 47,099   24,322 23,197 95.4%
Information Not Available 23,347 21.7% 23,327   1 23,346 2334600.0%
 
Race 107,709 105,930 41,135
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,431 5.0% 5,530   2,138 3,293 154.0%
Asian 2,878 2.7% 2,623   10 2,868 28680.0%
Black or African American 5,621 5.2% 5,441   2,348 3,273 139.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 575 0.5% 575   0 575 0.0%
White 57,731 53.6% 57,330   17,883 39,848 222.8%
Information Not Available 35,473 32.9% 34,431   18,756 16,717 89.1%
 
Years of Age 107,709 105,930 41,135
Younger than 22 4,410 2.8% 4,291   1,325 3,085 232.8%
22-24 6,521 4.1% 6,403   2,099 4,422 210.7%
25-34 24,301 15.3% 23,925   8,651 15,650 180.9%
35-44 25,794 16.2% 25,362   10,315 15,479 150.1%
45-54 27,238 17.1% 26,817   11,003 16,235 147.6%
55-59 9,735 6.1% 9,618   3,871 5,864 151.5%
60-64 6,181 3.9% 6,020   2,423 3,758 155.1%
65 and older 3,529 2.2% 3,494   1,448 2,081 143.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 107,709 105,930 41,135
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 7,418 6.4% 6,906   6,582 836 12.7%
Mining 1,549 1.3% 1,498   70 1,479 2112.9%
Utilities 196 0.2% 173   53 143 269.8%
Construction 19,724 17.1% 19,980   5,631 14,093 250.3%
Manufacturing 9,794 8.5% 9,596   2,749 7,045 256.3%
Wholesale Trade 5,434 4.7% 5,321   1,834 3,600 196.3%
Retail Trade 9,134 7.9% 9,263   3,240 5,894 181.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,652 2.3% 2,604   925 1,727 186.7%
Information 1,337 1.2% 1,203   435 902 207.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,672 2.3% 2,741   1,580 1,092 69.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,233 1.9% 2,184   784 1,449 184.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,173 5.4% 5,790   1,928 4,245 220.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 359 0.3% 343   105 254 241.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,932 10.4% 11,886   3,770 8,162 216.5%
Educational Services 1,318 1.1% 1,279   623 695 111.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,730 4.1% 4,544   2,046 2,684 131.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 939 0.8% 876   360 579 160.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,828 3.3% 3,653   1,294 2,534 195.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,140 1.9% 2,091   774 1,366 176.5%
Public Administration 2,686 2.3% 2,677   623 2,063 331.1%
Information Not Available 11,461 10.0% 11,322   5,729 5,732 100.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 834,281 847,431 462,697
Male 510,162 61.1% 514,860   270,666 239,496 88.5%
Female 323,462 38.8% 332,010   191,651 131,811 68.8%
Information Not Available 657 0.1% 561   380 277 72.9%
 
Ethnicity 834,281 847,431 462,697
Hispanic or Latino 288,732 34.6% 306,838   174,271 114,461 65.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 433,379 51.9% 425,400   240,656 192,723 80.1%
Information Not Available 112,170 13.4% 115,193   47,770 64,400 134.8%
 
Race 834,281 847,431 462,697
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,914 0.7% 5,895   3,609 2,305 63.9%
Asian 81,194 9.7% 82,441   36,564 44,630 122.1%
Black or African American 53,879 6.5% 52,777   38,938 14,941 38.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 292,393 35.0% 284,286   161,545 130,848 81.0%
Information Not Available 400,901 48.1% 422,032   222,041 178,860 80.6%
 
Years of Age 834,281 847,431 462,697
Younger than 22 25,250 2.3% 25,546   15,100 10,150 67.2%
22-24 47,684 4.4% 52,403   27,162 20,522 75.6%
25-34 199,653 18.5% 199,599   109,976 89,677 81.5%
35-44 195,992 18.2% 205,027   109,216 86,776 79.5%
45-54 211,293 19.6% 216,256   117,669 93,624 79.6%
55-59 76,219 7.1% 73,177   37,893 38,326 101.1%
60-64 49,186 4.6% 46,882   26,972 22,214 82.4%
65 and older 27,784 2.6% 27,418   18,329 9,455 51.6%
Information Not Available 1,220 0.1% 1,123   380 840 221.1%
 
Industry 834,281 847,431 462,697
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 54,536 6.1% 70,931   41,882 12,654 30.2%
Mining 3,849 0.4% 3,088   475 3,374 710.3%
Utilities 2,534 0.3% 1,965   2,279 255 11.2%
Construction 126,062 14.2% 128,013   71,037 55,025 77.5%
Manufacturing 136,107 15.3% 137,277   61,066 75,041 122.9%
Wholesale Trade 30,506 3.4% 30,412   4,369 26,137 598.2%
Retail Trade 75,562 8.5% 78,698   46,156 29,406 63.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 29,192 3.3% 30,319   15,005 14,187 94.5%
Information 47,308 5.3% 46,414   35,614 11,694 32.8%
Finance and Insurance 25,438 2.9% 26,389   16,430 9,008 54.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 11,076 1.2% 11,604   10,542 534 5.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 29,662 3.3% 26,482   8,832 20,830 235.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 104,379 11.7% 106,865   67,524 36,855 54.6%
Educational Services 15,676 1.8% 15,159   7,503 8,173 108.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 36,795 4.1% 33,594   21,938 14,857 67.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 12,296 1.4% 11,042   6,933 5,363 77.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 32,384 3.6% 31,629   17,570 14,814 84.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 27,503 3.1% 24,611   13,866 13,637 98.3%
Public Administration 7,791 0.9% 7,860   3,419 4,372 127.9%
Information Not Available 25,625 2.9% 25,079   10,257 15,368 149.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 71,141 69,535 23,840
Male 45,374 63.8% 45,335   13,125 32,249 245.7%
Female 25,767 36.2% 24,200   10,715 15,052 140.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 71,141 69,535 23,840
Hispanic or Latino 12,624 17.7% 12,965   4,044 8,580 212.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,345 68.0% 46,335   15,945 32,400 203.2%
Information Not Available 10,172 14.3% 10,235   3,851 6,321 164.1%
 
Race 71,141 69,535 23,840
American Indian or Alaskan Native 988 1.4% 980   388 600 154.6%
Asian 1,654 2.3% 1,524   494 1,160 234.8%
Black or African American 3,773 5.3% 3,641   1,639 2,134 130.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 234 0.3% 226   88 146 165.9%
White 50,847 71.5% 49,234   16,233 34,614 213.2%
Information Not Available 13,645 19.2% 13,930   4,998 8,647 173.0%
 
Years of Age 71,141 69,535 23,840
Younger than 22 1,534 1.3% 1,495   354 1,180 333.3%
22-24 3,312 2.8% 3,223   830 2,482 299.0%
25-34 16,862 14.3% 16,197   4,973 11,889 239.1%
35-44 17,192 14.6% 16,934   6,018 11,174 185.7%
45-54 19,167 16.3% 18,946   6,949 12,218 175.8%
55-59 7,095 6.0% 7,027   2,582 4,513 174.8%
60-64 4,205 3.6% 4,055   1,496 2,709 181.1%
65 and older 1,769 1.5% 1,652   637 1,132 177.7%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 6   1 4 400.0%
 
Industry 71,141 69,535 23,840
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 193 0.3% 227   89 104 116.9%
Mining 2,339 3.3% 2,306   171 2,168 1267.8%
Utilities 45 0.1% 41   26 19 73.1%
Construction 13,720 19.2% 14,743   3,804 9,916 260.7%
Manufacturing 7,700 10.8% 7,726   2,309 5,391 233.5%
Wholesale Trade 4,048 5.7% 3,769   1,067 2,981 279.4%
Retail Trade 5,889 8.3% 5,705   2,134 3,755 176.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,468 3.5% 2,403   697 1,771 254.1%
Information 2,473 3.5% 2,176   893 1,580 176.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,637 3.7% 2,490   1,452 1,185 81.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,697 2.4% 1,606   586 1,111 189.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,672 9.4% 6,214   2,017 4,655 230.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 542 0.8% 543   301 241 80.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,942 11.1% 8,003   2,932 5,010 170.9%
Educational Services 922 1.3% 881   419 503 120.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,776 3.9% 2,574   1,355 1,421 104.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,269 1.8% 1,039   529 740 139.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,602 5.0% 3,037   1,551 2,051 132.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,730 2.4% 1,630   571 1,159 203.0%
Public Administration 908 1.3% 869   403 505 125.3%
Information Not Available 1,569 2.2% 1,553   534 1,035 193.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 82,801 85,459 39,324
Male 49,747 60.1% 51,668   22,893 26,854 117.3%
Female 33,054 39.9% 33,791   16,431 16,623 101.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 82,801 85,459 39,324
Hispanic or Latino 10,926 13.2% 11,333   5,603 5,323 95.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 71,875 86.8% 74,126   33,721 38,154 113.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 82,801 85,459 39,324
American Indian or Alaskan Native 254 0.3% 259   139 115 82.7%
Asian 1,682 2.0% 1,568   562 1,120 199.3%
Black or African American 9,815 11.9% 9,375   5,939 3,876 65.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 47,386 57.2% 48,229   23,012 24,374 105.9%
Information Not Available 23,664 28.6% 26,028   9,672 13,992 144.7%
 
Years of Age 82,801 85,459 39,324
Younger than 22 2,476 2.0% 2,383   1,230 1,246 101.3%
22-24 4,819 3.9% 4,706   2,467 2,352 95.3%
25-34 17,442 14.1% 17,744   8,661 8,781 101.4%
35-44 18,021 14.5% 19,124   9,079 8,942 98.5%
45-54 21,230 17.1% 22,003   9,765 11,465 117.4%
55-59 8,158 6.6% 8,312   3,511 4,647 132.4%
60-64 6,144 5.0% 6,302   2,619 3,525 134.6%
65 and older 4,511 3.6% 4,885   1,992 2,519 126.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 82,801 85,459 39,324
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 321 0.4% 411   149 172 115.4%
Mining 39 0.0% 61   24 15 62.5%
Utilities 90 0.1% 79   42 48 114.3%
Construction 10,856 13.1% 12,376   5,907 4,949 83.8%
Manufacturing 17,700 21.3% 16,769   5,013 12,687 253.1%
Wholesale Trade 4,579 5.5% 4,429   1,860 2,719 146.2%
Retail Trade 9,232 11.1% 9,036   4,987 4,245 85.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,543 3.1% 5,242   1,290 1,253 97.1%
Information 2,144 2.6% 2,023   928 1,216 131.0%
Finance and Insurance 4,084 4.9% 3,771   2,047 2,037 99.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,358 1.6% 1,430   718 640 89.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,781 5.8% 4,106   2,039 2,742 134.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 539 0.6% 482   195 344 176.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,475 10.2% 8,712   4,571 3,904 85.4%
Educational Services 1,336 1.6% 1,363   728 608 83.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,148 6.2% 4,754   3,281 1,867 56.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,420 1.7% 1,841   764 656 85.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,254 5.1% 4,679   2,477 1,777 71.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,002 2.4% 1,954   1,217 785 64.5%
Public Administration 710 0.9% 747   447 263 58.8%
Information Not Available 1,190 1.4% 1,194   640 550 85.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,363 11,490 5,911
Male 6,034 48.8% 5,657   2,922 3,112 106.5%
Female 6,328 51.2% 5,832   2,989 3,339 111.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,363 11,490 5,911
Hispanic or Latino 1,477 11.9% 1,359   555 922 166.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,539 85.2% 9,789   5,218 5,321 102.0%
Information Not Available 347 2.8% 342   138 209 151.4%
 
Race 12,363 11,490 5,911
American Indian or Alaskan Native 105 0.8% 87   45 60 133.3%
Asian 404 3.3% 369   132 272 206.1%
Black or African American 8,402 68.0% 7,848   4,617 3,785 82.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 71 0.6% 71   71 0 0.0%
White 3,376 27.3% 3,111   1,041 2,335 224.3%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 4   5 0 0.0%
 
Years of Age 12,363 11,490 5,911
Younger than 22 320 2.1% 290   117 203 173.5%
22-24 748 5.0% 642   303 445 146.9%
25-34 3,441 22.8% 3,160   1,453 1,988 136.8%
35-44 3,041 20.1% 2,807   1,619 1,422 87.8%
45-54 2,864 19.0% 2,753   1,550 1,314 84.8%
55-59 1,001 6.6% 943   466 535 114.8%
60-64 638 4.2% 599   266 372 139.8%
65 and older 310 2.1% 296   137 173 126.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,363 11,490 5,911
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 8 0.1% 10   5 3 60.0%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Retail Trade 8 0.1% 5   1 7 700.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 1 0.0% 3   1 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 1 0.0% 2   1 0 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 15 0.1% 23   6 9 150.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 34 0.3% 39   11 23 209.1%
Educational Services 3 0.0% 2   4 -1 -25.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 11 0.1% 6   2 9 450.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 7 0.1% 5   2 5 250.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4 0.0% 4   1 3 300.0%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 12,265 99.2% 11,386   5,877 6,388 108.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,767 17,745 8,275
Male 9,537 56.9% 10,283   4,264 5,273 123.7%
Female 7,230 43.1% 7,462   4,011 3,219 80.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,767 17,745 8,275
Hispanic or Latino 710 4.2% 736   291 419 144.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,058 95.8% 17,009   7,984 8,074 101.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 16,767 17,745 8,275
American Indian or Alaskan Native 48 0.3% 59   14 34 242.9%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 5,574 33.2% 5,691   3,099 2,475 79.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 104 0.6% 97   34 70 205.9%
White 9,683 57.7% 10,504   4,644 5,039 108.5%
Information Not Available 1,359 8.1% 1,395   484 875 180.8%
 
Years of Age 16,767 17,745 8,275
Younger than 22 656 2.6% 728   190 466 245.3%
22-24 1,231 4.8% 1,290   489 742 151.7%
25-34 4,059 15.9% 4,240   2,062 1,997 96.8%
35-44 3,797 14.9% 3,972   1,958 1,839 93.9%
45-54 3,911 15.4% 4,148   2,046 1,865 91.2%
55-59 1,328 5.2% 1,428   676 652 96.4%
60-64 997 3.9% 1,106   499 498 99.8%
65 and older 677 2.7% 733   304 373 122.7%
Information Not Available 111 0.4% 100   51 60 117.6%
 
Industry 16,767 17,745 8,275
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 18 0.1% 26   17 1 5.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 7 0.0% 10   6 1 16.7%
Construction 2,330 13.9% 2,575   1,060 1,270 119.8%
Manufacturing 1,441 8.6% 1,510   519 922 177.6%
Wholesale Trade 758 4.5% 776   312 446 142.9%
Retail Trade 2,688 16.0% 2,945   1,518 1,170 77.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 529 3.2% 613   274 255 93.1%
Information 301 1.8% 322   124 177 142.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,185 7.1% 1,103   541 644 119.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 426 2.5% 454   215 211 98.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,196 7.1% 1,140   510 686 134.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 48 0.3% 53   30 18 60.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,573 15.3% 2,733   1,386 1,187 85.6%
Educational Services 174 1.0% 146   92 82 89.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 971 5.8% 976   553 418 75.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 219 1.3% 256   130 89 68.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,247 7.4% 1,420   666 581 87.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 501 3.0% 524   245 256 104.5%
Public Administration 99 0.6% 104   42 57 135.7%
Information Not Available 56 0.3% 57   35 21 60.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 299,977 299,673 147,990
Male 177,863 59.3% 180,135   85,096 92,767 109.0%
Female 121,662 40.6% 119,161   62,820 58,842 93.7%
Information Not Available 452 0.2% 377   74 378 510.8%
 
Ethnicity 299,977 299,673 147,990
Hispanic or Latino 82,852 27.6% 82,968   49,491 33,361 67.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 202,293 67.4% 201,414   87,398 114,895 131.5%
Information Not Available 14,832 4.9% 15,291   11,101 3,731 33.6%
 
Race 299,977 299,673 147,990
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,016 0.3% 1,168   446 570 127.8%
Asian 2,033 0.7% 2,034   1,077 956 88.8%
Black or African American 52,437 17.5% 51,446   27,474 24,963 90.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4,028 1.3% 3,917   1,522 2,506 164.7%
White 192,016 64.0% 192,978   88,920 103,096 115.9%
Information Not Available 48,447 16.2% 48,130   28,551 19,896 69.7%
 
Years of Age 299,977 299,673 147,990
Younger than 22 8,093 1.7% 8,210   4,307 3,786 87.9%
22-24 15,961 3.4% 15,931   7,091 8,870 125.1%
25-34 66,967 14.2% 66,623   32,004 34,963 109.2%
35-44 69,112 14.6% 67,226   34,269 34,843 101.7%
45-54 75,813 16.1% 77,357   37,573 38,240 101.8%
55-59 27,856 5.9% 28,886   14,443 13,413 92.9%
60-64 19,988 4.2% 20,224   10,321 9,667 93.7%
65 and older 16,111 3.4% 15,178   7,982 8,129 101.8%
Information Not Available 76 0.0% 38   0 76 0.0%
 
Industry 299,977 299,673 147,990
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,560 0.8% 2,147   1,374 1,186 86.3%
Mining 151 0.0% 75   186 -35 -18.8%
Utilities 301 0.1% 377   371 -70 -18.9%
Construction 40,993 13.5% 41,691   21,979 19,014 86.5%
Manufacturing 26,990 8.9% 26,740   10,581 16,409 155.1%
Wholesale Trade 16,826 5.6% 16,496   7,834 8,992 114.8%
Retail Trade 33,276 11.0% 34,008   15,111 18,165 120.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,169 2.7% 7,796   3,750 4,419 117.8%
Information 6,023 2.0% 5,084   3,082 2,941 95.4%
Finance and Insurance 12,723 4.2% 13,483   8,057 4,666 57.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7,491 2.5% 7,495   4,233 3,258 77.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 20,139 6.7% 19,433   8,873 11,266 127.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,372 0.8% 2,109   705 1,667 236.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 56,088 18.5% 57,773   29,850 26,238 87.9%
Educational Services 3,275 1.1% 3,013   1,856 1,419 76.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 14,304 4.7% 14,311   7,723 6,581 85.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,270 1.7% 5,122   2,599 2,671 102.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 18,445 6.1% 17,550   7,277 11,168 153.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,039 2.3% 6,967   3,973 3,066 77.2%
Public Administration 2,936 1.0% 2,900   1,708 1,228 71.9%
Information Not Available 14,606 4.8% 15,103   6,868 7,738 112.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 147,212 151,211 76,307
Male 83,613 56.8% 87,859   39,508 44,105 111.6%
Female 61,473 41.8% 61,204   35,726 25,747 72.1%
Information Not Available 2,126 1.4% 2,148   1,073 1,053 98.1%
 
Ethnicity 147,212 151,211 76,307
Hispanic or Latino 604 0.4% 551   349 255 73.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 144,482 98.1% 148,512   74,885 69,597 92.9%
Information Not Available 2,126 1.4% 2,148   1,073 1,053 98.1%
 
Race 147,212 151,211 76,307
American Indian or Alaskan Native 739 0.5% 779   395 344 87.1%
Asian 2,658 1.8% 2,609   1,025 1,633 159.3%
Black or African American 61,747 41.9% 63,060   37,179 24,568 66.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 79,942 54.3% 82,615   36,635 43,307 118.2%
Information Not Available 2,126 1.4% 2,148   1,073 1,053 98.1%
 
Years of Age 147,212 151,211 76,307
Younger than 22 3,587 1.6% 3,689   1,923 1,664 86.5%
22-24 7,259 3.3% 7,368   3,853 3,406 88.4%
25-34 34,056 15.5% 34,905   17,815 16,241 91.2%
35-44 37,248 17.0% 38,123   19,303 17,945 93.0%
45-54 35,169 16.0% 36,156   18,359 16,810 91.6%
55-59 12,064 5.5% 12,338   6,154 5,910 96.0%
60-64 7,992 3.6% 8,063   3,826 4,166 108.9%
65 and older 4,300 2.0% 4,410   2,086 2,214 106.1%
Information Not Available 5,537 2.5% 6,159   2,988 2,549 85.3%
 
Industry 147,212 151,211 76,307
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,944 2.0% 3,648   1,581 1,363 86.2%
Mining 455 0.3% 417   107 348 325.2%
Utilities 213 0.1% 209   116 97 83.6%
Construction 12,864 8.6% 13,582   6,110 6,754 110.5%
Manufacturing 19,939 13.3% 21,996   9,071 10,868 119.8%
Wholesale Trade 9,575 6.4% 9,628   3,850 5,725 148.7%
Retail Trade 10,177 6.8% 10,277   6,210 3,967 63.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,161 2.8% 4,522   2,037 2,124 104.3%
Information 2,991 2.0% 2,836   1,404 1,587 113.0%
Finance and Insurance 3,738 2.5% 3,667   2,401 1,337 55.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,678 1.8% 2,821   1,436 1,242 86.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 23,022 15.3% 23,496   11,964 11,058 92.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 270 0.2% 289   190 80 42.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 625 0.4% 645   243 382 157.2%
Educational Services 2,220 1.5% 2,131   1,293 927 71.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,962 3.3% 4,659   3,492 1,470 42.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,569 3.7% 5,274   3,998 1,571 39.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,194 0.8% 1,184   664 530 79.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,593 1.1% 1,326   1,097 496 45.2%
Public Administration 1,666 1.1% 1,700   795 871 109.6%
Information Not Available 36,356 24.2% 36,904   18,248 18,108 99.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,984 20,489 9,814
Male 13,715 65.4% 13,716   6,622 7,093 107.1%
Female 7,268 34.6% 6,771   3,192 4,076 127.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,984 20,489 9,814
Hispanic or Latino 1,122 5.3% 1,125   511 611 119.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,371 78.0% 15,874   7,553 8,818 116.7%
Information Not Available 3,491 16.6% 3,490   1,750 1,741 99.5%
 
Race 20,984 20,489 9,814
American Indian or Alaskan Native 150 0.7% 165   76 74 97.4%
Asian 7,408 35.3% 7,071   3,201 4,207 131.4%
Black or African American 336 1.6% 329   175 161 92.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5,069 24.2% 5,012   2,756 2,313 83.9%
White 5,527 26.3% 5,456   2,348 3,179 135.4%
Information Not Available 2,494 11.9% 2,456   1,258 1,236 98.3%
 
Years of Age 20,984 20,489 9,814
Younger than 22 496 2.0% 465   196 300 153.1%
22-24 1,082 4.3% 1,054   489 593 121.3%
25-34 5,321 21.2% 5,285   2,353 2,968 126.1%
35-44 4,792 19.1% 4,661   2,432 2,360 97.0%
45-54 5,007 19.9% 4,817   2,445 2,562 104.8%
55-59 2,053 8.2% 2,060   941 1,112 118.2%
60-64 1,376 5.5% 1,315   613 763 124.5%
65 and older 857 3.4% 832   345 512 148.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,984 20,489 9,814
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 388 1.8% 341   308 80 26.0%
Mining 4 0.0% 4   0 4 0.0%
Utilities 21 0.1% 13   1 20 2000.0%
Construction 6,095 28.5% 6,302   3,298 2,797 84.8%
Manufacturing 654 3.1% 602   242 412 170.2%
Wholesale Trade 498 2.3% 497   144 354 245.8%
Retail Trade 1,592 7.4% 1,647   485 1,107 228.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 741 3.5% 824   1,297 -556 -42.9%
Information 530 2.5% 412   210 320 152.4%
Finance and Insurance 307 1.4% 289   139 168 120.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 448 2.1% 458   170 278 163.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 655 3.1% 547   267 388 145.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 59 0.3% 67   23 36 156.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,530 11.8% 2,455   942 1,588 168.6%
Educational Services 109 0.5% 117   42 67 159.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 794 3.7% 746   254 540 212.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 347 1.6% 365   78 269 344.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,711 12.7% 2,438   767 1,944 253.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 475 2.2% 460   189 286 151.3%
Public Administration 232 1.1% 231   77 155 201.3%
Information Not Available 1,794 8.4% 1,674   881 913 103.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 53,627 59,611 21,470
Male 34,464 64.3% 40,379   12,286 22,178 180.5%
Female 19,163 35.7% 19,232   9,184 9,979 108.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 53,627 59,611 21,470
Hispanic or Latino 1,440 2.7% 1,552   729 711 97.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,969 54.0% 31,362   19,397 9,572 49.3%
Information Not Available 23,218 43.3% 26,697   1,344 21,874 1627.5%
 
Race 53,627 59,611 21,470
American Indian or Alaskan Native 160 0.3% 163   112 48 42.9%
Asian 366 0.7% 362   184 182 98.9%
Black or African American 2,029 3.8% 2,081   1,625 404 24.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 26,414 49.3% 28,756   17,476 8,938 51.1%
Information Not Available 24,658 46.0% 28,249   2,073 22,585 1089.5%
 
Years of Age 53,627 59,611 21,470
Younger than 22 1,606 2.1% 1,762   598 1,008 168.6%
22-24 3,262 4.2% 3,643   1,071 2,191 204.6%
25-34 12,775 16.6% 14,236   4,764 8,011 168.2%
35-44 12,016 15.6% 13,326   4,908 7,108 144.8%
45-54 13,781 17.9% 15,445   5,797 7,984 137.7%
55-59 5,185 6.7% 5,674   2,063 3,122 151.3%
60-64 3,180 4.1% 3,453   1,342 1,838 137.0%
65 and older 1,822 2.4% 2,072   926 896 96.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 53,627 59,611 21,470
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 261 0.5% 291   111 150 135.1%
Mining 76 0.1% 133   43 33 76.7%
Utilities 95 0.2% 108   21 74 352.4%
Construction 7,875 14.6% 10,690   3,258 4,617 141.7%
Manufacturing 21,152 39.3% 23,722   6,019 15,133 251.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,438 4.5% 2,455   952 1,486 156.1%
Retail Trade 3,605 6.7% 3,898   1,893 1,712 90.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,763 3.3% 1,986   643 1,120 174.2%
Information 1,566 2.9% 1,375   703 863 122.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,293 2.4% 1,259   685 608 88.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 433 0.8% 438   217 216 99.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,899 3.5% 1,740   901 998 110.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 64 0.1% 64   65 -1 -1.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,097 7.6% 4,602   2,052 2,045 99.7%
Educational Services 488 0.9% 469   286 202 70.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,145 4.0% 2,044   1,227 918 74.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 347 0.6% 402   250 97 38.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,271 4.2% 2,103   1,211 1,060 87.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 833 1.5% 811   425 408 96.0%
Public Administration 389 0.7% 454   228 161 70.6%
Information Not Available 537 1.0% 567   280 257 91.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,710 41,301 13,689
Male 23,475 67.6% 28,964   9,009 14,466 160.6%
Female 11,235 32.4% 12,337   4,680 6,555 140.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 34,710 41,301 13,689
Hispanic or Latino 3,553 10.2% 4,572   1,311 2,242 171.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,045 86.6% 35,507   11,806 18,239 154.5%
Information Not Available 1,112 3.2% 1,222   572 540 94.4%
 
Race 34,710 41,301 13,689
American Indian or Alaskan Native 469 1.4% 586   276 193 69.9%
Asian 467 1.3% 508   128 339 264.8%
Black or African American 267 0.8% 276   76 191 251.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 115 0.3% 138   52 63 121.2%
White 28,505 82.1% 33,599   11,294 17,211 152.4%
Information Not Available 4,887 14.1% 6,194   1,863 3,024 162.3%
 
Years of Age 34,710 41,301 13,689
Younger than 22 1,197 2.0% 1,431   399 798 200.0%
22-24 2,268 3.7% 2,784   826 1,442 174.6%
25-34 8,897 14.5% 10,571   3,196 5,701 178.4%
35-44 7,829 12.8% 9,404   3,151 4,678 148.5%
45-54 8,197 13.4% 9,775   3,510 4,687 133.5%
55-59 3,143 5.1% 3,604   1,284 1,859 144.8%
60-64 2,060 3.4% 2,384   813 1,247 153.4%
65 and older 1,119 1.8% 1,348   510 609 119.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 34,710 41,301 13,689
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,353 3.8% 1,616   886 467 52.7%
Mining 213 0.6% 318   72 141 195.8%
Utilities 31 0.1% 45   26 5 19.2%
Construction 7,188 19.9% 9,538   3,087 4,101 132.8%
Manufacturing 6,512 18.1% 7,859   1,817 4,695 258.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,390 3.9% 1,577   467 923 197.6%
Retail Trade 3,581 9.9% 4,046   1,225 2,356 192.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,159 3.2% 1,313   572 587 102.6%
Information 565 1.6% 547   168 397 236.3%
Finance and Insurance 633 1.8% 657   342 291 85.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 459 1.3% 517   171 288 168.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,323 3.7% 1,475   594 729 122.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 55 0.2% 47   21 34 161.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,640 7.3% 3,344   951 1,689 177.6%
Educational Services 273 0.8% 285   125 148 118.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,534 4.3% 1,605   668 866 129.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 438 1.2% 542   268 170 63.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,594 4.4% 1,753   596 998 167.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 688 1.9% 738   255 433 169.8%
Public Administration 460 1.3% 530   197 263 133.5%
Information Not Available 2,621 7.3% 2,949   1,181 1,440 121.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 310,368 327,857 138,718
Male 198,267 63.9% 215,285   82,258 116,009 141.0%
Female 112,101 36.1% 112,572   56,460 55,641 98.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 310,368 327,857 138,718
Hispanic or Latino 45,529 14.7% 51,978   19,028 26,501 139.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 264,839 85.3% 275,879   119,690 145,149 121.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 310,368 327,857 138,718
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,148 0.4% 1,192   504 644 127.8%
Asian 9,979 3.2% 9,740   3,399 6,580 193.6%
Black or African American 61,702 19.9% 62,712   34,875 26,827 76.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 234,058 75.4% 250,803   98,702 135,356 137.1%
Information Not Available 3,481 1.1% 3,410   1,238 2,243 181.2%
 
Years of Age 310,368 327,857 138,718
Younger than 22 7,685 1.5% 7,761   3,121 4,564 146.2%
22-24 16,474 3.1% 17,296   6,848 9,626 140.6%
25-34 76,099 14.4% 80,365   33,404 42,695 127.8%
35-44 77,177 14.6% 81,822   35,815 41,362 115.5%
45-54 78,846 15.0% 84,020   36,199 42,647 117.8%
55-59 27,860 5.3% 29,631   12,210 15,650 128.2%
60-64 17,491 3.3% 18,163   7,331 10,160 138.6%
65 and older 8,736 1.7% 8,799   3,790 4,946 130.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 310,368 327,857 138,718
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 779 0.3% 970   450 329 73.1%
Mining 1,079 0.3% 1,121   689 390 56.6%
Utilities 246 0.1% 235   198 48 24.2%
Construction 50,843 16.3% 60,281   26,279 24,564 93.5%
Manufacturing 69,017 22.2% 69,784   19,650 49,367 251.2%
Wholesale Trade 18,811 6.0% 18,764   6,794 12,017 176.9%
Retail Trade 26,293 8.5% 26,866   13,157 13,136 99.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 15,430 5.0% 16,728   6,263 9,167 146.4%
Information 5,974 1.9% 5,884   2,793 3,181 113.9%
Finance and Insurance 12,633 4.1% 12,644   7,644 4,989 65.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,297 1.4% 4,455   2,243 2,054 91.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 19,127 6.1% 18,271   7,666 11,461 149.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,592 0.5% 1,664   739 853 115.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 34,621 11.1% 38,603   16,153 18,468 114.3%
Educational Services 3,685 1.2% 3,790   2,167 1,518 70.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13,171 4.2% 13,119   8,571 4,600 53.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,740 0.9% 3,499   1,506 1,234 81.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,054 4.2% 13,761   6,647 6,407 96.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,706 2.2% 6,667   3,235 3,471 107.3%
Public Administration 4,556 1.5% 4,633   2,730 1,826 66.9%
Information Not Available 5,714 1.8% 6,118   3,144 2,570 81.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 147,488 148,350 57,114
Male 97,010 65.8% 98,934   33,273 63,737 191.6%
Female 50,303 34.1% 49,254   23,791 26,512 111.4%
Information Not Available 175 0.1% 162   50 125 250.0%
 
Ethnicity 147,488 148,350 57,114
Hispanic or Latino 7,376 5.0% 7,860   2,431 4,945 203.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 108,353 73.5% 108,847   42,745 65,608 153.5%
Information Not Available 31,759 21.5% 31,643   11,938 19,821 166.0%
 
Race 147,488 148,350 57,114
American Indian or Alaskan Native 655 0.4% 672   285 370 129.8%
Asian 1,113 0.8% 1,070   365 748 204.9%
Black or African American 16,110 10.9% 15,855   7,902 8,208 103.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 129 0.1% 131   58 71 122.4%
White 121,644 82.5% 122,292   45,749 75,895 165.9%
Information Not Available 7,837 5.3% 8,330   2,755 5,082 184.5%
 
Years of Age 147,488 148,350 57,114
Younger than 22 3,343 1.3% 3,683   1,326 2,017 152.1%
22-24 7,766 3.0% 8,397   2,965 4,801 161.9%
25-34 34,058 13.1% 36,025   13,898 20,160 145.1%
35-44 37,359 14.3% 36,720   14,358 23,001 160.2%
45-54 39,018 15.0% 37,723   15,090 23,928 158.6%
55-59 13,634 5.2% 13,455   4,927 8,707 176.7%
60-64 8,370 3.2% 8,255   2,878 5,492 190.8%
65 and older 3,940 1.5% 4,092   1,672 2,268 135.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 147,488 148,350 57,114
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 314 0.2% 366   166 148 89.2%
Mining 217 0.1% 276   121 96 79.3%
Utilities 80 0.1% 83   52 28 53.8%
Construction 18,194 12.3% 22,628   7,657 10,537 137.6%
Manufacturing 61,674 41.7% 55,827   16,607 45,067 271.4%
Wholesale Trade 6,152 4.2% 6,134   2,016 4,136 205.2%
Retail Trade 8,521 5.8% 9,032   4,282 4,239 99.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,599 3.8% 6,365   2,655 2,944 110.9%
Information 1,455 1.0% 1,386   572 883 154.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,348 1.6% 2,333   1,561 787 50.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,357 0.9% 1,423   745 612 82.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,274 2.9% 3,898   1,696 2,578 152.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 558 0.4% 590   186 372 200.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,133 8.2% 13,201   5,334 6,799 127.5%
Educational Services 1,096 0.7% 1,025   640 456 71.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,441 3.7% 5,167   3,364 2,077 61.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 914 0.6% 1,088   480 434 90.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,904 3.3% 4,496   2,750 2,154 78.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,499 1.7% 2,603   1,220 1,279 104.8%
Public Administration 690 0.5% 788   410 280 68.3%
Information Not Available 9,068 6.1% 9,641   4,600 4,468 97.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,529 49,503 17,543
Male 32,162 64.9% 32,815   9,788 22,374 228.6%
Female 17,367 35.1% 16,688   7,755 9,612 123.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 49,529 49,503 17,543
Hispanic or Latino 3,305 6.7% 3,376   1,425 1,880 131.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,173 42.7% 20,747   8,301 12,872 155.1%
Information Not Available 25,051 50.6% 25,380   7,817 17,234 220.5%
 
Race 49,529 49,503 17,543
American Indian or Alaskan Native 693 1.4% 699   255 438 171.8%
Asian 1,567 3.2% 1,403   224 1,343 599.6%
Black or African American 6,682 13.5% 6,592   2,803 3,879 138.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 91 0.2% 112   34 57 167.6%
White 36,711 74.1% 36,902   12,720 23,991 188.6%
Information Not Available 3,785 7.6% 3,795   1,507 2,278 151.2%
 
Years of Age 49,529 49,503 17,543
Younger than 22 1,335 1.6% 1,295   438 897 204.8%
22-24 3,185 3.8% 3,199   965 2,220 230.1%
25-34 13,024 15.6% 12,905   4,173 8,851 212.1%
35-44 11,532 13.8% 11,662   4,193 7,339 175.0%
45-54 12,151 14.5% 12,173   4,671 7,480 160.1%
55-59 4,260 5.1% 4,255   1,556 2,704 173.8%
60-64 2,600 3.1% 2,578   1,054 1,546 146.7%
65 and older 1,442 1.7% 1,436   493 949 192.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 49,529 49,503 17,543
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 255 0.5% 303   153 102 66.7%
Mining 1,103 2.2% 1,095   155 948 611.6%
Utilities 46 0.1% 40   22 24 109.1%
Construction 5,971 12.0% 6,895   2,151 3,820 177.6%
Manufacturing 14,967 30.1% 14,656   2,810 12,157 432.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,032 4.1% 2,007   851 1,181 138.8%
Retail Trade 3,091 6.2% 3,022   1,546 1,545 99.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,720 3.5% 1,706   637 1,083 170.0%
Information 1,810 3.6% 1,844   798 1,012 126.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,080 2.2% 1,073   672 408 60.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 548 1.1% 567   339 209 61.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,320 4.7% 2,159   943 1,377 146.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 167 0.3% 221   38 129 339.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,726 9.5% 4,717   1,934 2,792 144.4%
Educational Services 589 1.2% 571   258 331 128.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,941 5.9% 2,736   1,446 1,495 103.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 228 0.5% 224   94 134 142.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,474 3.0% 1,376   710 764 107.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,093 2.2% 1,083   433 660 152.4%
Public Administration 611 1.2% 581   346 265 76.6%
Information Not Available 2,757 5.5% 2,627   1,207 1,550 128.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 80,220 78,303 30,073
Male 53,439 66.6% 51,886   18,501 34,938 188.8%
Female 26,781 33.4% 26,417   11,572 15,209 131.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 80,220 78,303 30,073
Hispanic or Latino 193 0.2% 124   55 138 250.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,909 2.4% 1,958   30,018 -28,109 -93.6%
Information Not Available 78,118 97.4% 76,221   0 78,118 0.0%
 
Race 80,220 78,303 30,073
American Indian or Alaskan Native 482 0.6% 469   228 254 111.4%
Asian 156 0.2% 175   114 42 36.8%
Black or African American 9,643 12.0% 9,046   3,801 5,842 153.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   5 -5 -100.0%
White 69,063 86.1% 67,781   25,587 43,476 169.9%
Information Not Available 876 1.1% 832   338 538 159.2%
 
Years of Age 80,220 78,303 30,073
Younger than 22 1,795 1.2% 1,811   617 1,178 190.9%
22-24 4,567 3.1% 4,574   1,562 3,005 192.4%
25-34 19,383 13.4% 19,053   6,862 12,521 182.5%
35-44 19,920 13.7% 19,329   7,730 12,190 157.7%
45-54 20,663 14.2% 20,285   7,980 12,683 158.9%
55-59 7,335 5.1% 7,033   2,750 4,585 166.7%
60-64 4,213 2.9% 4,031   1,631 2,582 158.3%
65 and older 2,332 1.6% 2,174   941 1,391 147.8%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 13   0 12 0.0%
 
Industry 80,220 78,303 30,073
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 197 0.2% 225   64 133 207.8%
Mining 1,464 1.8% 1,071   598 866 144.8%
Utilities 50 0.1% 46   18 32 177.8%
Construction 11,461 14.3% 11,767   4,025 7,436 184.7%
Manufacturing 27,139 33.7% 27,125   7,944 19,195 241.6%
Wholesale Trade 3,580 4.5% 3,328   1,147 2,433 212.1%
Retail Trade 4,723 5.9% 4,840   2,695 2,028 75.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,631 4.5% 3,544   1,284 2,347 182.8%
Information 1,483 1.8% 1,338   612 871 142.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,478 1.8% 1,411   827 651 78.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 808 1.0% 873   292 516 176.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,442 3.0% 2,018   1,160 1,282 110.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 358 0.4% 340   82 276 336.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,816 8.5% 7,511   2,759 4,057 147.0%
Educational Services 560 0.7% 712   297 263 88.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,277 4.1% 2,979   1,978 1,299 65.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 551 0.7% 529   347 204 58.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,469 3.1% 3,015   1,160 1,309 112.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,620 2.0% 1,521   617 1,003 162.6%
Public Administration 326 0.4% 372   365 -39 -10.7%
Information Not Available 5,787 7.2% 3,738   1,802 3,985 221.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 55,373 51,762 19,107
Male 32,203 58.2% 30,385   9,827 22,376 227.7%
Female 23,170 41.8% 21,377   9,280 13,890 149.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 55,373 51,762 19,107
Hispanic or Latino 1,684 3.0% 1,474   380 1,304 343.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 53,597 96.8% 50,182   18,692 34,905 186.7%
Information Not Available 92 0.2% 106   35 57 162.9%
 
Race 55,373 51,762 19,107
American Indian or Alaskan Native 414 0.7% 429   108 306 283.3%
Asian 477 0.9% 430   128 349 272.7%
Black or African American 28,281 51.1% 26,106   10,322 17,959 174.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 90 0.2% 78   20 70 350.0%
White 26,079 47.1% 24,698   8,511 17,568 206.4%
Information Not Available 32 0.1% 21   18 14 77.8%
 
Years of Age 55,373 51,762 19,107
Younger than 22 1,626 2.1% 1,356   469 1,157 246.7%
22-24 3,847 4.9% 3,419   1,183 2,664 225.2%
25-34 15,508 19.7% 14,225   5,127 10,381 202.5%
35-44 12,624 16.0% 11,929   4,650 7,974 171.5%
45-54 12,963 16.5% 12,276   4,697 8,266 176.0%
55-59 4,385 5.6% 4,244   1,520 2,865 188.5%
60-64 2,765 3.5% 2,703   923 1,842 199.6%
65 and older 1,655 2.1% 1,610   538 1,117 207.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 55,373 51,762 19,107
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 542 1.0% 604   205 337 164.4%
Mining 1,943 3.5% 1,888   250 1,693 677.2%
Utilities 126 0.2% 130   53 73 137.7%
Construction 8,234 14.7% 7,937   3,148 5,086 161.6%
Manufacturing 5,965 10.7% 5,519   1,915 4,050 211.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,585 2.8% 1,485   505 1,080 213.9%
Retail Trade 3,891 7.0% 3,735   1,623 2,268 139.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,103 3.8% 2,163   646 1,457 225.5%
Information 626 1.1% 605   254 372 146.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,003 1.8% 935   458 545 119.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 796 1.4% 748   261 535 205.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,873 5.1% 2,457   938 1,935 206.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 223 0.4% 199   70 153 218.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,410 6.1% 3,311   1,350 2,060 152.6%
Educational Services 542 1.0% 529   265 277 104.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,571 6.4% 3,208   1,540 2,031 131.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 739 1.3% 732   324 415 128.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,770 5.0% 2,264   1,136 1,634 143.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,592 2.8% 1,509   750 842 112.3%
Public Administration 785 1.4% 776   276 509 184.4%
Information Not Available 12,054 21.6% 11,028   3,140 8,914 283.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 155,798 166,216 80,962
Male 98,374 63.1% 108,368   50,163 48,211 96.1%
Female 57,424 36.9% 57,848   30,799 26,625 86.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 155,798 166,216 80,962
Hispanic or Latino 14,614 9.4% 15,366   8,016 6,598 82.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 137,884 88.5% 147,459   71,107 66,777 93.9%
Information Not Available 3,300 2.1% 3,391   1,839 1,461 79.4%
 
Race 155,798 166,216 80,962
American Indian or Alaskan Native 385 0.2% 398   213 172 80.8%
Asian 5,718 3.7% 5,673   2,592 3,126 120.6%
Black or African American 11,640 7.5% 11,906   6,930 4,710 68.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 139 0.1% 143   52 87 167.3%
White 126,313 81.1% 135,863   64,398 61,915 96.1%
Information Not Available 11,603 7.4% 12,233   6,777 4,826 71.2%
 
Years of Age 155,798 166,216 80,962
Younger than 22 4,728 1.7% 5,176   2,472 2,256 91.3%
22-24 9,083 3.3% 9,800   4,242 4,841 114.1%
25-34 34,162 12.6% 36,774   17,287 16,875 97.6%
35-44 37,148 13.7% 39,944   20,108 17,040 84.7%
45-54 39,804 14.6% 42,510   21,002 18,802 89.5%
55-59 14,458 5.3% 15,029   7,550 6,908 91.5%
60-64 10,286 3.8% 10,536   5,270 5,016 95.2%
65 and older 6,129 2.3% 6,447   3,031 3,098 102.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 155,798 166,216 80,962
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 632 0.4% 717   670 -38 -5.7%
Mining 154 0.1% 278   151 3 2.0%
Utilities 121 0.1% 126   76 45 59.2%
Construction 24,278 15.5% 29,178   13,211 11,067 83.8%
Manufacturing 23,944 15.3% 24,542   9,431 14,513 153.9%
Wholesale Trade 8,899 5.7% 9,056   4,381 4,518 103.1%
Retail Trade 14,497 9.3% 15,723   7,519 6,978 92.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,380 2.8% 4,811   2,308 2,072 89.8%
Information 4,619 3.0% 4,532   1,921 2,698 140.4%
Finance and Insurance 7,714 4.9% 7,569   3,700 4,014 108.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,198 1.4% 2,490   1,276 922 72.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 13,987 8.9% 13,276   5,788 8,199 141.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 600 0.4% 582   226 374 165.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,352 9.8% 17,358   8,028 7,324 91.2%
Educational Services 1,943 1.2% 1,818   1,016 927 91.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,937 5.7% 8,664   5,634 3,303 58.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,832 1.2% 2,659   895 937 104.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,718 5.6% 9,741   4,973 3,745 75.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,924 3.1% 4,964   3,085 1,839 59.6%
Public Administration 2,145 1.4% 2,156   1,000 1,145 114.5%
Information Not Available 5,924 3.8% 5,976   5,673 251 4.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 84,126 87,532 41,872
Male 51,430 61.1% 54,180   24,111 27,319 113.3%
Female 32,696 38.9% 33,352   17,761 14,935 84.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 84,126 87,532 41,872
Hispanic or Latino 4,723 5.6% 5,017   1,857 2,866 154.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 78,184 92.9% 81,299   39,148 39,036 99.7%
Information Not Available 1,220 1.5% 1,216   867 353 40.7%
 
Race 84,126 87,532 41,872
American Indian or Alaskan Native 239 0.3% 237   123 116 94.3%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 31,335 37.2% 32,273   18,232 13,103 71.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 158 0.2% 158   82 76 92.7%
White 46,451 55.2% 48,631   20,711 25,740 124.3%
Information Not Available 5,943 7.1% 6,233   2,724 3,219 118.2%
 
Years of Age 84,126 87,532 41,872
Younger than 22 2,440 1.9% 2,456   1,097 1,343 122.4%
22-24 5,158 4.1% 5,348   2,291 2,867 125.1%
25-34 19,768 15.8% 20,568   9,446 10,322 109.3%
35-44 19,236 15.4% 20,042   10,014 9,222 92.1%
45-54 21,183 16.9% 22,052   10,933 10,250 93.8%
55-59 7,345 5.9% 7,565   3,680 3,665 99.6%
60-64 5,344 4.3% 5,555   2,586 2,758 106.7%
65 and older 3,652 2.9% 3,946   1,825 1,827 100.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 84,126 87,532 41,872
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 123 0.1% 157   68 55 80.9%
Mining 133 0.2% 103   49 84 171.4%
Utilities 182 0.2% 193   44 138 313.6%
Construction 15,954 18.9% 17,413   7,227 8,727 120.8%
Manufacturing 943 1.1% 1,036   686 257 37.5%
Wholesale Trade 4,037 4.8% 4,172   1,789 2,248 125.7%
Retail Trade 2,852 3.4% 2,944   1,545 1,307 84.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,362 2.8% 2,527   1,142 1,220 106.8%
Information 2,060 2.4% 1,989   833 1,227 147.3%
Finance and Insurance 3,470 4.1% 3,357   2,013 1,457 72.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,964 2.3% 2,122   1,101 863 78.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,947 8.2% 6,587   2,892 4,055 140.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 465 0.6% 466   144 321 222.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,513 11.3% 10,138   5,219 4,294 82.3%
Educational Services 1,432 1.7% 1,447   766 666 86.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,726 5.6% 4,731   2,734 1,992 72.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 893 1.1% 1,065   444 449 101.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,807 5.7% 5,383   2,704 2,103 77.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,336 2.8% 2,370   1,251 1,085 86.7%
Public Administration 964 1.1% 1,068   595 369 62.0%
Information Not Available 17,963 21.3% 18,264   8,626 9,337 108.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,202 23,434 10,044
Male 12,619 65.7% 16,043   6,206 6,413 103.3%
Female 6,582 34.3% 7,391   3,837 2,745 71.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,202 23,434 10,044
Hispanic or Latino 134 0.7% 186   71 63 88.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,011 62.6% 14,606   8,046 3,965 49.3%
Information Not Available 7,057 36.8% 8,642   1,927 5,130 266.2%
 
Race 19,202 23,434 10,044
American Indian or Alaskan Native 144 0.7% 194   70 74 105.7%
Asian 88 0.5% 90   56 32 57.1%
Black or African American 182 0.9% 215   122 60 49.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,381 69.7% 16,223   8,323 5,058 60.8%
Information Not Available 5,407 28.2% 6,712   1,473 3,934 267.1%
 
Years of Age 19,202 23,434 10,044
Younger than 22 604 1.9% 800   371 233 62.8%
22-24 1,145 3.7% 1,430   668 477 71.4%
25-34 3,907 12.5% 5,102   2,069 1,838 88.8%
35-44 4,367 14.0% 5,256   2,337 2,030 86.9%
45-54 5,208 16.7% 6,095   2,632 2,576 97.9%
55-59 1,922 6.2% 2,229   978 944 96.5%
60-64 1,352 4.3% 1,616   646 706 109.3%
65 and older 697 2.2% 906   343 354 103.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,202 23,434 10,044
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 838 4.2% 954   703 135 19.2%
Mining 11 0.1% 18   4 7 175.0%
Utilities 38 0.2% 30   10 28 280.0%
Construction 2,305 11.5% 3,881   1,285 1,020 79.4%
Manufacturing 3,017 15.1% 3,247   1,115 1,902 170.6%
Wholesale Trade 550 2.7% 711   302 248 82.1%
Retail Trade 1,574 7.9% 1,942   1,105 469 42.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 547 2.7% 618   349 198 56.7%
Information 193 1.0% 202   96 97 101.0%
Finance and Insurance 199 1.0% 193   168 31 18.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 118 0.6% 140   108 10 9.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 522 2.6% 495   256 266 103.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18 0.1% 23   12 6 50.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 870 4.3% 1,212   598 272 45.5%
Educational Services 143 0.7% 171   91 52 57.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 864 4.3% 826   577 287 49.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 342 1.7% 341   187 155 82.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 761 3.8% 1,203   608 153 25.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 293 1.5% 326   184 109 59.2%
Public Administration 124 0.6% 189   78 46 59.0%
Information Not Available 5,875 29.3% 6,712   2,208 3,667 166.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 306,985 291,706 146,709
Male 206,614 67.3% 198,511   93,444 113,170 121.1%
Female 100,334 32.7% 93,160   53,227 47,107 88.5%
Information Not Available 37 0.0% 35   38 -1 -2.6%
 
Ethnicity 306,985 291,706 146,709
Hispanic or Latino 10,014 3.3% 10,625   4,204 5,810 138.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 248,917 81.1% 233,219   108,210 140,707 130.0%
Information Not Available 48,054 15.7% 47,862   34,295 13,759 40.1%
 
Race 306,985 291,706 146,709
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,460 0.8% 2,843   1,356 1,104 81.4%
Asian 3,985 1.3% 3,598   1,643 2,342 142.5%
Black or African American 39,935 13.0% 30,924   21,196 18,739 88.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 218 0.1% 228   111 107 96.4%
White 199,633 65.0% 191,998   83,226 116,407 139.9%
Information Not Available 60,754 19.8% 62,115   39,177 21,577 55.1%
 
Years of Age 306,985 291,706 146,709
Younger than 22 8,682 1.8% 9,666   4,514 4,168 92.3%
22-24 16,657 3.4% 17,776   8,222 8,435 102.6%
25-34 67,105 13.6% 68,352   34,415 32,690 95.0%
35-44 81,302 16.5% 73,974   38,585 42,717 110.7%
45-54 84,196 17.1% 76,632   39,009 45,187 115.8%
55-59 28,027 5.7% 25,014   12,306 15,721 127.8%
60-64 14,775 3.0% 13,877   6,488 8,287 127.7%
65 and older 6,155 1.3% 6,316   3,094 3,061 98.9%
Information Not Available 86 0.0% 99   76 10 13.2%
 
Industry 306,985 291,706 146,709
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,076 0.3% 1,651   676 400 59.2%
Mining 1,226 0.4% 1,685   193 1,033 535.2%
Utilities 114 0.0% 129   70 44 62.9%
Construction 30,975 10.1% 40,487   17,143 13,832 80.7%
Manufacturing 107,511 34.9% 76,880   44,194 63,317 143.3%
Wholesale Trade 14,277 4.6% 14,067   4,023 10,254 254.9%
Retail Trade 17,599 5.7% 18,498   9,585 8,014 83.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 10,165 3.3% 9,907   5,030 5,135 102.1%
Information 2,765 0.9% 2,724   1,332 1,433 107.6%
Finance and Insurance 5,504 1.8% 5,401   3,405 2,099 61.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,747 1.2% 3,569   2,385 1,362 57.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 16,972 5.5% 15,093   6,714 10,258 152.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,472 1.1% 2,198   714 2,758 386.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 30,680 10.0% 34,353   15,420 15,260 99.0%
Educational Services 2,223 0.7% 2,335   1,282 941 73.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 11,358 3.7% 11,171   6,984 4,374 62.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,899 0.9% 4,597   1,653 1,246 75.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 9,562 3.1% 10,755   5,632 3,930 69.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,853 1.6% 4,887   2,465 2,388 96.9%
Public Administration 1,574 0.5% 1,972   1,014 560 55.2%
Information Not Available 28,433 9.2% 29,347   16,795 11,638 69.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 104,693 121,409 44,900
Male 70,874 67.7% 86,927   29,429 41,445 140.8%
Female 33,800 32.3% 34,462   15,470 18,330 118.5%
Information Not Available 19 0.0% 20   1 18 1800.0%
 
Ethnicity 104,693 121,409 44,900
Hispanic or Latino 3,327 3.2% 3,874   1,452 1,875 129.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 89,852 85.8% 104,674   38,790 51,062 131.6%
Information Not Available 11,514 11.0% 12,861   4,658 6,856 147.2%
 
Race 104,693 121,409 44,900
American Indian or Alaskan Native 969 0.9% 1,110   554 415 74.9%
Asian 3,484 3.3% 3,578   1,015 2,469 243.3%
Black or African American 6,525 6.2% 6,604   3,237 3,288 101.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 218 0.2% 261   120 98 81.7%
White 86,714 82.8% 102,248   36,940 49,774 134.7%
Information Not Available 6,783 6.5% 7,608   3,034 3,749 123.6%
 
Years of Age 104,693 121,409 44,900
Younger than 22 2,427 1.3% 2,879   1,284 1,143 89.0%
22-24 6,397 3.5% 7,595   2,744 3,653 133.1%
25-34 26,802 14.5% 31,929   11,160 15,642 140.2%
35-44 23,266 12.6% 26,922   10,335 12,931 125.1%
45-54 26,711 14.4% 30,569   11,679 15,032 128.7%
55-59 9,950 5.4% 11,235   4,052 5,898 145.6%
60-64 6,047 3.3% 6,799   2,325 3,722 160.1%
65 and older 2,996 1.6% 3,375   1,081 1,915 177.2%
Information Not Available 97 0.1% 106   240 -143 -59.6%
 
Industry 104,693 121,409 44,900
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 663 0.6% 966   483 180 37.3%
Mining 1,576 1.5% 1,390   156 1,420 910.3%
Utilities 246 0.2% 245   144 102 70.8%
Construction 18,186 17.3% 28,179   10,636 7,550 71.0%
Manufacturing 26,038 24.7% 27,814   6,450 19,588 303.7%
Wholesale Trade 5,732 5.4% 6,050   2,275 3,457 152.0%
Retail Trade 7,996 7.6% 8,738   3,740 4,256 113.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,973 2.8% 3,449   1,441 1,532 106.3%
Information 1,823 1.7% 1,858   823 1,000 121.5%
Finance and Insurance 2,603 2.5% 2,673   1,421 1,182 83.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,247 1.2% 1,349   756 491 64.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,269 6.0% 6,294   2,432 3,837 157.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,001 1.9% 1,899   745 1,256 168.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,985 7.6% 9,455   3,416 4,569 133.8%
Educational Services 1,159 1.1% 1,296   665 494 74.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,168 4.9% 5,239   2,657 2,511 94.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 983 0.9% 1,223   567 416 73.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,849 3.7% 4,179   1,883 1,966 104.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,519 2.4% 2,560   1,225 1,294 105.6%
Public Administration 923 0.9% 1,123   554 369 66.6%
Information Not Available 4,754 4.5% 5,430   2,431 2,323 95.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
May 2009 Percent Apr 2009     May 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 106,658 109,400 46,990
Male 66,135 62.0% 69,012   25,980 40,155 154.6%
Female 40,507 38.0% 40,377   21,006 19,501 92.8%
Information Not Available 16 0.0% 11   4 12 300.0%
 
Ethnicity 106,658 109,400 46,990
Hispanic or Latino 1,678 1.6% 1,776   421 1,257 298.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,851 45.8% 50,936   13,051 35,800 274.3%
Information Not Available 56,129 52.6% 56,688   33,518 22,611 67.5%
 
Race 106,658 109,400 46,990
American Indian or Alaskan Native 769 0.7% 810   295 474 160.7%
Asian 969 0.9% 1,032   276 693 251.1%
Black or African American 18,026 16.9% 17,703   7,748 10,278 132.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 847 0.8% 838   352 495 140.6%
White 76,325 71.6% 79,249   27,416 48,909 178.4%
Information Not Available 9,722 9.1% 9,768   10,903 -1,181 -10.8%
 
Years of Age 106,658 109,400 46,990
Younger than 22 2,718 1.5% 2,606   1,048 1,670 159.4%
22-24 5,977 3.4% 6,148   2,377 3,600 151.5%
25-34 25,187 14.2% 26,139   11,011 14,176 128.7%
35-44 25,554 14.4% 26,383   11,771 13,783 117.1%
45-54 28,478 16.1% 28,907   12,785 15,693 122.7%
55-59 9,462 5.3% 9,581   4,094 5,368 131.1%
60-64 5,899 3.3% 6,049   2,379 3,520 148.0%
65 and older 3,327 1.9% 3,521   1,492 1,835 123.0%
Information Not Available 56 0.0% 66   33 23 69.7%
 
Industry 106,658 109,400 46,990
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 287 0.3% 345   201 86 42.8%
Mining 645 0.6% 644   217 428 197.2%
Utilities 101 0.1% 86   41 60 146.3%
Construction 17,641 16.5% 19,722   7,433 10,208 137.3%
Manufacturing 24,883 23.3% 24,729   7,881 17,002 215.7%
Wholesale Trade 5,339 5.0% 5,142   2,136 3,203 150.0%
Retail Trade 9,427 8.8% 9,684   4,732 4,695 99.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,833 4.5% 5,367   1,762 3,071 174.3%
Information 2,379 2.2% 2,449   947 1,432 151.2%
Finance and Insurance 3,243 3.0% 3,275   1,796 1,447 80.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,519 1.4% 1,643   921 598 64.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,834 4.5% 4,477   1,859 2,975 160.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 318 0.3% 324   315 3 1.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,163 10.4% 11,267   4,914 6,249 127.2%
Educational Services 1,367 1.3% 1,412   829 538 64.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,870 5.5% 5,570   3,859 2,011 52.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,230 1.2% 1,455   615 615 100.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,146 5.7% 6,467   3,234 2,912 90.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,624 2.5% 2,548   1,430 1,194 83.5%
Public Administration 720 0.7% 751   440 280 63.6%
Information Not Available 2,089 2.0% 2,04