Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

October 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
October 2009
Oct 2009 Sep 2009 Monthly Change Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 4,970,424 5,204,448 -234,024 3,214,661 1,755,763 54.6
Alaska 13,180 11,398 1,782 8,680 4,500 51.8
Alabama 63,480 66,019 -2,539 38,795 24,685 63.6
Arkansas 55,379 52,518 2,861 36,732 18,647 50.8
Arizona 102,730 107,543 -4,813 54,484 48,246 88.6
California 732,294 738,531 -6,237 521,644 210,650 40.4
Colorado 59,039 62,105 -3,066 30,514 28,525 93.5
Connecticut 69,339 73,018 -3,679 45,521 23,818 52.3
District of Columbia 13,332 15,808 -2,476 7,788 5,544 71.2
Delaware 12,545 5,533 7,012 10,132 2,413 23.8
Florida 275,165 300,770 -25,605 203,796 71,369 35.0
Georgia 147,923 158,031 -10,108 91,270 56,653 62.1
Hawaii 19,057 20,647 -1,590 14,192 4,865 34.3
Iowa 42,848 41,447 1,401 22,899 19,949 87.1
Idaho 23,026 23,460 -434 15,476 7,550 48.8
Illinois 234,471 243,450 -8,979 141,426 93,045 65.8
Indiana 90,870 96,980 -6,110 69,046 21,824 31.6
Kansas 42,411 47,807 -5,396 22,997 19,414 84.4
Kentucky 54,495 59,893 -5,398 39,574 14,921 37.7
Louisiana 71,482 73,193 -1,711 31,720 39,762 125.4
Massachusetts 116,506 126,325 -9,819 83,163 33,343 40.1
Maryland 72,687 77,508 -4,821 48,528 24,159 49.8
Maine 12,640 13,112 -472 8,501 4,139 48.7
Michigan 185,452 194,724 -9,272 143,648 41,804 29.1
Minnesota 85,696 83,878 1,818 43,615 42,081 96.5
Missouri 86,181 90,497 -4,316 53,738 32,443 60.4
Mississippi 40,195 41,034 -839 25,164 15,031 59.7
Montana 9,852 9,011 841 4,978 4,874 97.9
North Carolina 175,135 180,539 -5,404 112,041 63,094 56.3
North Dakota 3,492 3,769 -277 1,709 1,783 104.3
Nebraska 24,617 24,617 11,935 12,682 106.3
New Hampshire 14,810 16,283 -1,473 8,227 6,583 80.0
New Jersey 164,726 181,255 -16,529 125,811 38,915 30.9
New Mexico 22,827 23,855 -1,028 12,734 10,093 79.3
Nevada 61,933 62,293 -360 44,507 17,426 39.2
New York 292,276 315,214 -22,938 193,240 99,036 51.3
Ohio 150,707 166,280 -15,573 99,760 50,947 51.1
Oklahoma 66,522 68,542 -2,020 21,605 44,917 207.9
Oregon 88,874 91,836 -2,962 60,538 28,336 46.8
Pennsylvania 271,778 295,058 -23,280 176,431 95,347 54.0
Puerto Rico 60,002 62,883 -2,881 40,997 19,005 46.4
Rhode Island 16,738 18,626 -1,888 13,302 3,436 25.8
South Carolina 87,912 90,094 -2,182 62,599 25,313 40.4
South Dakota 4,123 3,900 223 1,542 2,581 167.4
Tennessee 75,393 82,043 -6,650 52,843 22,550 42.7
Texas 242,490 261,940 -19,450 132,102 110,388 83.6
Utah 30,354 31,789 -1,435 15,621 14,733 94.3
Virginia 80,270 85,366 -5,096 48,940 31,330 64.0
Virgin Islands 792 860 -68 492 300 61.0
Vermont 11,999 11,599 400 5,999 6,000 100.0
Washington 126,403 127,980 -1,577 67,398 59,005 87.5
Wisconsin 131,428 131,377 51 72,779 58,649 80.6
West Virginia 24,836 24,654 182 11,578 13,258 114.5
Wyoming 7,712 7,556 156 1,910 5,802 303.8
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,970,424   5,204,448   3,214,661 1,755,763 54.6
Male 2,910,622 58.6% 3,035,371   1,803,950 1,106,672 61.3%
Female 2,054,190 41.3% 2,163,124   1,406,828 647,362 46.0%
Information Not Available 5,612 0.1% 5,953   3,883 1,729 44.5%
 
Ethnicity 4,970,424   5,204,448   3,214,661    
Hispanic or Latino 731,261 14.7% 765,232   502,784 228,477 45.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,545,893 83.6% 3,711,056   2,300,917 1,244,976 54.1%
Information Not Available 693,263 12.2% 728,180   410,960 282,303 68.7%
 
Race 4,970,424   5,204,448   3,214,661
American Indian or Alaskan Native 57,635 1.2% 59,657   33,974 23,661 69.6%
Asian 147,293 3.0% 154,838   86,850 60,443 69.6%
Black or African American 827,806 16.7% 874,726   593,477 234,329 39.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 17,990 0.4% 19,152   11,635 6,355 54.6%
White 2,845,212 57.2% 2,982,043   1,774,555 1,070,657 60.3%
Information Not Available 1,074,487 21.6% 1,114,034   714,170 360,317 50.5%
 
Years of Age 4,970,424   5,204,448   3,214,661
Younger than 22 171,078 3.4% 194,814   130,631 40,447 31.0%
22-24 294,041 5.9% 306,960   185,676 108,365 58.4%
25-34 1,198,258 24.1% 1,241,125   761,743 436,515 57.3%
35-44 1,153,634 23.2% 1,223,638   781,671 371,963 47.6%
45-54 1,225,132 24.6% 1,275,666   788,011 437,121 55.5%
55-59 444,784 8.9% 463,048   274,452 170,332 62.1%
60-64 293,934 5.9% 303,833   170,657 123,277 72.2%
65 and older 175,461 3.5% 180,299   104,058 71,403 68.6%
Information Not Available 14,102 0.3% 15,065   17,762 -3,660 -20.6%
 
Industry 4,970,424   5,204,448   3,214,661
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 70,975 1.4% 65,257   58,335 12,640 21.7%
Mining 38,146 0.8% 42,790   8,749 29,397 336.0%
Utilities 9,227 0.2% 10,753   6,092 3,135 51.5%
Construction 608,149 12.2% 616,444   374,787 233,362 62.3%
Manufacturing 778,452 15.7% 853,675   500,020 278,432 55.7%
Wholesale Trade 228,195 4.6% 244,958   133,193 95,002 71.3%
Retail Trade 408,147 8.2% 418,681   281,179 126,968 45.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 176,840 3.6% 193,453   101,795 75,045 73.7%
Information 119,060 2.4% 129,451   89,354 29,706 33.2%
Finance and Insurance 169,493 3.4% 179,304   123,745 45,748 37.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 72,931 1.5% 75,996   52,447 20,484 39.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 273,758 5.5% 294,815   155,951 117,807 75.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20,177 0.4% 21,926   12,372 7,805 63.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 498,164 10.0% 515,688   361,278 136,886 37.9%
Educational Services 140,161 2.8% 160,589   75,969 64,192 84.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 326,277 6.6% 328,230   211,949 114,328 53.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 68,754 1.4% 67,378   44,845 23,909 53.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 268,978 5.4% 265,403   168,676 100,302 59.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 139,656 2.8% 142,251   86,391 53,265 61.7%
Public Administration 86,171 1.7% 88,699   52,346 33,825 64.6%
Information Not Available 468,713 9.4% 488,707   315,188 153,525 48.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,180 11,398 8,680 4,500 51.8
Male 7,727 58.6% 6,325   4,804 2,923 60.8%
Female 5,451 41.4% 5,073   3,876 1,575 40.6%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 0   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,180   11,398   8,680    
Hispanic or Latino 617 4.7% 497   340 277 81.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,441 94.4% 10,779   8,250 4,191 50.8%
Information Not Available 122 0.9% 122   90 32 35.6%
 
Race 13,180 11,398 8,680
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,439 26.1% 3,181   2,569 870 33.9%
Asian 921 7.0% 755   594 327 55.1%
Black or African American 595 4.5% 530   365 230 63.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 214 1.6% 186   110 104 94.5%
White 7,474 56.7% 6,326   4,729 2,745 58.0%
Information Not Available 537 4.1% 420   313 224 71.6%
 
Years of Age 13,180 11,398 8,680
Younger than 22 636 3.2% 509   270 366 135.6%
22-24 1,020 5.1% 941   557 463 83.1%
25-34 3,562 17.8% 3,094   2,285 1,277 55.9%
35-44 2,798 14.0% 2,486   1,892 906 47.9%
45-54 3,093 15.4% 2,603   2,229 864 38.8%
55-59 1,134 5.7% 895   828 306 37.0%
60-64 598 3.0% 591   387 211 54.5%
65 and older 339 1.7% 279   232 107 46.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,180 11,398 8,680
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 58 0.4% 10   34 24 70.6%
Mining 731 5.5% 661   275 456 165.8%
Utilities 52 0.4% 41   44 8 18.2%
Construction 1,875 14.2% 1,424   1,190 685 57.6%
Manufacturing 1,228 9.3% 958   863 365 42.3%
Wholesale Trade 188 1.4% 239   134 54 40.3%
Retail Trade 1,326 10.0% 1,417   830 496 59.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 707 5.3% 477   589 118 20.0%
Information 200 1.5% 141   104 96 92.3%
Finance and Insurance 258 1.9% 215   147 111 75.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 235 1.8% 233   172 63 36.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 425 3.2% 432   259 166 64.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 22 0.2% 13   4 18 450.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 821 6.2% 689   513 308 60.0%
Educational Services 359 2.7% 438   233 126 54.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 973 7.4% 1,023   700 273 39.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 190 1.4% 156   177 13 7.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,354 10.2% 988   917 437 47.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 480 3.6% 440   239 241 100.8%
Public Administration 1,228 9.3% 1,019   995 233 23.4%
Information Not Available 470 3.6% 384   261 209 80.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 63,480 66,019 38,795
Male 35,859 56.5% 37,242   20,071 15,788 78.7%
Female 27,523 43.4% 28,670   18,637 8,886 47.7%
Information Not Available 98 0.2% 107   87 11 12.6%
 
Ethnicity 63,480 66,019 38,795
Hispanic or Latino 1,220 1.9% 1,246   857 363 42.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 51,142 80.6% 53,227   31,303 19,839 63.4%
Information Not Available 11,118 17.5% 11,546   6,635 4,483 67.6%
 
Race 63,480 66,019 38,795
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,495 3.9% 2,852   1,257 1,238 98.5%
Asian 1,109 1.7% 1,075   491 618 125.9%
Black or African American 23,075 36.4% 23,967   16,151 6,924 42.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 94 0.1% 97   71 23 32.4%
White 33,847 53.3% 34,986   18,714 15,133 80.9%
Information Not Available 2,860 4.5% 3,042   2,111 749 35.5%
 
Years of Age 63,480 66,019 38,795
Younger than 22 2,739 2.9% 2,823   1,733 1,006 58.0%
22-24 4,532 4.8% 4,643   2,769 1,763 63.7%
25-34 16,502 17.5% 17,086   10,173 6,329 62.2%
35-44 14,834 15.8% 15,550   9,282 5,552 59.8%
45-54 14,528 15.4% 15,127   8,902 5,626 63.2%
55-59 5,106 5.4% 5,299   2,894 2,212 76.4%
60-64 3,227 3.4% 3,417   1,791 1,436 80.2%
65 and older 1,979 2.1% 2,071   1,222 757 61.9%
Information Not Available 33 0.0% 3   29 4 13.8%
 
Industry 63,480 66,019 38,795
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 798 1.2% 656   385 413 107.3%
Mining 509 0.8% 494   113 396 350.4%
Utilities 80 0.1% 79   54 26 48.1%
Construction 7,854 12.2% 7,897   3,913 3,941 100.7%
Manufacturing 14,707 22.9% 15,768   9,649 5,058 52.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,864 4.5% 2,746   1,474 1,390 94.3%
Retail Trade 6,684 10.4% 6,938   4,177 2,507 60.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,068 3.2% 1,974   1,175 893 76.0%
Information 636 1.0% 677   583 53 9.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,770 2.8% 1,884   1,121 649 57.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 846 1.3% 874   485 361 74.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,886 4.5% 3,137   1,608 1,278 79.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 73 0.1% 74   46 27 58.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,573 10.2% 6,723   4,352 2,221 51.0%
Educational Services 1,923 3.0% 1,821   1,194 729 61.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,070 6.3% 4,166   2,689 1,381 51.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 445 0.7% 462   225 220 97.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,025 6.3% 3,807   2,414 1,611 66.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,343 2.1% 1,450   939 404 43.0%
Public Administration 726 1.1% 1,393   411 315 76.6%
Information Not Available 2,600 4.0% 2,999   1,788 812 45.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 55,379 52,518 36,732
Male 32,878 59.4% 30,245   19,126 13,752 71.9%
Female 22,499 40.6% 22,272   17,605 4,894 27.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   1 1 100.0%
 
Ethnicity 55,379 52,518 36,732
Hispanic or Latino 1,546 2.8% 1,551   986 560 56.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 53,832 97.2% 50,966   35,745 18,087 50.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Race 55,379 52,518 36,732
American Indian or Alaskan Native 459 0.8% 463   385 74 19.2%
Asian 393 0.7% 290   407 -14 -3.4%
Black or African American 15,101 27.3% 14,467   11,349 3,752 33.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 437 0.8% 435   611 -174 -28.5%
White 37,439 67.6% 35,311   22,990 14,449 62.8%
Information Not Available 1,550 2.8% 1,552   990 560 56.6%
 
Years of Age 55,379 52,518 36,732
Younger than 22 2,166 2.4% 2,159   1,449 717 49.5%
22-24 4,039 4.5% 3,788   2,629 1,410 53.6%
25-34 14,175 15.7% 14,026   9,684 4,491 46.4%
35-44 13,505 15.0% 12,698   9,353 4,152 44.4%
45-54 12,995 14.4% 12,112   8,659 4,336 50.1%
55-59 4,555 5.0% 4,028   2,717 1,838 67.6%
60-64 2,576 2.9% 2,438   1,433 1,143 79.8%
65 and older 1,363 1.5% 1,266   804 559 69.5%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 3   4 1 25.0%
 
Industry 55,379 52,518 36,732
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,113 2.0% 702   385 728 189.1%
Mining 432 0.8% 496   110 322 292.7%
Utilities 182 0.3% 133   93 89 95.7%
Construction 6,411 11.3% 5,556   3,373 3,038 90.1%
Manufacturing 13,399 23.7% 12,313   9,601 3,798 39.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,410 4.3% 2,343   1,659 751 45.3%
Retail Trade 6,178 10.9% 6,304   4,189 1,989 47.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,421 4.3% 2,320   1,240 1,181 95.2%
Information 576 1.0% 524   369 207 56.1%
Finance and Insurance 731 1.3% 730   606 125 20.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 604 1.1% 574   358 246 68.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,124 2.0% 1,071   815 309 37.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 88 0.2% 111   82 6 7.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,530 9.8% 5,411   3,753 1,777 47.3%
Educational Services 2,067 3.7% 2,075   1,427 640 44.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,098 9.0% 5,082   3,720 1,378 37.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 587 1.0% 468   325 262 80.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,172 7.4% 4,095   2,948 1,224 41.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,003 1.8% 1,021   892 111 12.4%
Public Administration 1,191 2.1% 1,143   771 420 54.5%
Information Not Available 62 0.1% 46   16 46 287.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 102,730 107,543 54,484
Male 62,480 60.8% 65,993   32,282 30,198 93.5%
Female 40,217 39.1% 41,526   22,190 18,027 81.2%
Information Not Available 33 0.0% 24   12 21 175.0%
 
Ethnicity 102,730 107,543 54,484
Hispanic or Latino 32,170 31.3% 34,936   17,233 14,937 86.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 47,214 46.0% 48,605   34,301 12,913 37.6%
Information Not Available 23,346 22.7% 24,002   2,950 20,396 691.4%
 
Race 102,730 107,543 54,484
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,692 5.5% 5,981   3,372 2,320 68.8%
Asian 2,544 2.5% 2,736   701 1,843 262.9%
Black or African American 6,119 6.0% 6,195   3,461 2,658 76.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 568 0.6% 580   82 486 592.7%
White 57,792 56.3% 59,727   26,997 30,795 114.1%
Information Not Available 30,015 29.2% 32,324   19,871 10,144 51.0%
 
Years of Age 102,730 107,543 54,484
Younger than 22 4,656 3.0% 4,741   1,936 2,720 140.5%
22-24 7,051 4.6% 7,291   3,131 3,920 125.2%
25-34 24,241 15.7% 25,029   12,284 11,957 97.3%
35-44 23,779 15.4% 24,981   13,322 10,457 78.5%
45-54 24,730 16.0% 26,018   13,831 10,899 78.8%
55-59 9,034 5.8% 9,679   4,989 4,045 81.1%
60-64 5,817 3.8% 6,210   3,183 2,634 82.8%
65 and older 3,422 2.2% 3,594   1,808 1,614 89.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 102,730 107,543 54,484
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,553 3.3% 5,349   2,510 1,043 41.6%
Mining 866 0.8% 1,091   135 731 541.5%
Utilities 189 0.2% 203   93 96 103.2%
Construction 16,096 15.1% 16,881   8,572 7,524 87.8%
Manufacturing 7,430 7.0% 8,381   3,611 3,819 105.8%
Wholesale Trade 5,093 4.8% 5,388   2,591 2,502 96.6%
Retail Trade 9,444 8.9% 9,454   5,142 4,302 83.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,652 2.5% 2,655   1,255 1,397 111.3%
Information 1,372 1.3% 1,468   684 688 100.6%
Finance and Insurance 3,230 3.0% 3,312   2,070 1,160 56.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,176 2.0% 2,168   1,178 998 84.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,251 4.9% 5,776   2,801 2,450 87.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 390 0.4% 416   170 220 129.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,785 11.1% 12,042   5,855 5,930 101.3%
Educational Services 3,188 3.0% 3,279   1,095 2,093 191.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,131 5.8% 6,131   2,903 3,228 111.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,065 1.0% 1,096   598 467 78.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,480 5.2% 5,219   2,197 3,283 149.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,483 2.3% 2,448   1,318 1,165 88.4%
Public Administration 2,847 2.7% 2,915   1,501 1,346 89.7%
Information Not Available 12,009 11.3% 11,871   8,205 3,804 46.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 732,294 738,531 521,644
Male 423,761 57.9% 429,637   294,867 128,894 43.7%
Female 308,036 42.1% 308,428   226,488 81,548 36.0%
Information Not Available 497 0.1% 466   289 208 72.0%
 
Ethnicity 732,294 738,531 521,644
Hispanic or Latino 233,337 31.9% 236,636   180,806 52,531 29.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 384,524 52.5% 383,018   282,365 102,159 36.2%
Information Not Available 114,433 15.6% 118,877   58,473 55,960 95.7%
 
Race 732,294 738,531 521,644
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,867 0.7% 5,594   5,001 -134 -2.7%
Asian 71,124 9.7% 69,741   42,989 28,135 65.4%
Black or African American 46,985 6.4% 46,898   42,701 4,284 10.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 261,548 35.7% 260,784   191,673 69,875 36.5%
Information Not Available 347,770 47.5% 355,514   239,280 108,490 45.3%
 
Years of Age 732,294 738,531 521,644
Younger than 22 26,224 2.8% 24,615   23,178 3,046 13.1%
22-24 41,224 4.3% 45,127   32,795 8,429 25.7%
25-34 183,372 19.3% 178,736   128,102 55,270 43.1%
35-44 168,074 17.7% 175,752   124,160 43,914 35.4%
45-54 182,179 19.2% 180,040   126,949 55,230 43.5%
55-59 63,475 6.7% 64,613   41,162 22,313 54.2%
60-64 43,111 4.5% 44,474   27,698 15,413 55.6%
65 and older 23,940 2.5% 24,335   17,119 6,821 39.8%
Information Not Available 695 0.1% 839   481 214 44.5%
 
Industry 732,294 738,531 521,644
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 43,012 5.5% 35,617   39,239 3,773 9.6%
Mining 2,384 0.3% 2,611   1,346 1,038 77.1%
Utilities 1,887 0.2% 2,797   1,923 -36 -1.9%
Construction 101,421 13.1% 103,680   70,399 31,022 44.1%
Manufacturing 108,772 14.0% 116,356   70,977 37,795 53.2%
Wholesale Trade 30,098 3.9% 27,785   11,829 18,269 154.4%
Retail Trade 62,283 8.0% 58,926   49,722 12,561 25.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 19,966 2.6% 22,750   15,099 4,867 32.2%
Information 34,072 4.4% 39,066   35,392 -1,320 -3.7%
Finance and Insurance 25,827 3.3% 24,335   19,331 6,496 33.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 8,642 1.1% 9,883   9,136 -494 -5.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 28,906 3.7% 28,158   12,022 16,884 140.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 87,414 11.3% 84,007   73,188 14,226 19.4%
Educational Services 32,085 4.1% 44,661   16,638 15,447 92.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 41,422 5.3% 36,922   29,044 12,378 42.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 11,026 1.4% 9,883   7,502 3,524 47.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 30,496 3.9% 29,370   25,678 4,818 18.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 28,608 3.7% 26,946   14,618 13,990 95.7%
Public Administration 10,033 1.3% 10,536   6,732 3,301 49.0%
Information Not Available 23,940 3.1% 24,242   11,829 12,111 102.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 59,039 62,105 30,514
Male 35,487 60.1% 37,110   16,417 19,070 116.2%
Female 23,552 39.9% 24,995   14,097 9,455 67.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 59,039 62,105 30,514
Hispanic or Latino 10,823 18.3% 11,036   5,351 5,472 102.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,179 68.1% 42,549   20,409 19,770 96.9%
Information Not Available 8,037 13.6% 8,520   4,754 3,283 69.1%
 
Race 59,039 62,105 30,514
American Indian or Alaskan Native 831 1.4% 873   479 352 73.5%
Asian 1,216 2.1% 1,410   565 651 115.2%
Black or African American 3,454 5.9% 3,574   2,293 1,161 50.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 224 0.4% 231   108 116 107.4%
White 41,651 70.5% 43,919   20,896 20,755 99.3%
Information Not Available 11,663 19.8% 12,098   6,173 5,490 88.9%
 
Years of Age 59,039 62,105 30,514
Younger than 22 1,367 1.4% 1,332   487 880 180.7%
22-24 2,759 2.8% 2,761   1,083 1,676 154.8%
25-34 13,654 14.1% 14,271   6,403 7,251 113.2%
35-44 14,178 14.6% 14,848   7,813 6,365 81.5%
45-54 15,621 16.1% 16,617   8,759 6,862 78.3%
55-59 5,971 6.2% 6,396   3,227 2,744 85.0%
60-64 3,639 3.7% 3,824   1,869 1,770 94.7%
65 and older 1,832 1.9% 2,039   872 960 110.1%
Information Not Available 18 0.0% 17   1 17 1700.0%
 
Industry 59,039 62,105 30,514
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 441 0.7% 371   196 245 125.0%
Mining 1,126 1.9% 1,429   202 924 457.4%
Utilities 77 0.1% 69   31 46 148.4%
Construction 10,154 17.1% 10,227   4,262 5,892 138.2%
Manufacturing 5,559 9.3% 6,390   2,696 2,863 106.2%
Wholesale Trade 3,110 5.2% 3,504   1,509 1,601 106.1%
Retail Trade 4,925 8.3% 5,264   2,787 2,138 76.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,725 2.9% 1,871   973 752 77.3%
Information 2,168 3.6% 2,333   1,169 999 85.5%
Finance and Insurance 2,443 4.1% 2,573   1,967 476 24.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,358 2.3% 1,471   739 619 83.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,344 9.0% 5,977   2,644 2,700 102.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 469 0.8% 485   346 123 35.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,135 12.0% 7,508   3,972 3,163 79.6%
Educational Services 1,635 2.7% 1,761   768 867 112.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,175 5.3% 3,215   1,883 1,292 68.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,031 1.7% 844   583 448 76.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,157 5.3% 2,818   1,631 1,526 93.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,573 2.6% 1,573   825 748 90.7%
Public Administration 943 1.6% 885   567 376 66.3%
Information Not Available 1,491 2.5% 1,537   764 727 95.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 69,339 73,018 45,521
Male 38,891 56.1% 40,422   25,208 13,683 54.3%
Female 30,448 43.9% 32,596   20,313 10,135 49.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 69,339 73,018 45,521
Hispanic or Latino 9,149 13.2% 9,493   6,588 2,561 38.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 60,190 86.8% 63,525   38,933 21,257 54.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 69,339 73,018 45,521
American Indian or Alaskan Native 220 0.3% 231   195 25 12.8%
Asian 1,187 1.7% 1,353   763 424 55.6%
Black or African American 8,952 12.9% 9,419   6,791 2,161 31.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 38,194 55.1% 40,709   26,209 11,985 45.7%
Information Not Available 20,786 30.0% 21,306   11,563 9,223 79.8%
 
Years of Age 69,339 73,018 45,521
Younger than 22 2,496 2.4% 2,567   1,726 770 44.6%
22-24 4,371 4.3% 4,522   2,820 1,551 55.0%
25-34 14,641 14.3% 15,321   9,965 4,676 46.9%
35-44 14,983 14.6% 15,789   10,472 4,511 43.1%
45-54 17,555 17.1% 18,529   11,147 6,408 57.5%
55-59 6,630 6.5% 7,087   4,105 2,525 61.5%
60-64 5,019 4.9% 5,289   2,986 2,033 68.1%
65 and older 3,644 3.6% 3,914   2,300 1,344 58.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 69,339 73,018 45,521
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 433 0.6% 319   376 57 15.2%
Mining 21 0.0% 22   18 3 16.7%
Utilities 72 0.1% 72   29 43 148.3%
Construction 6,720 9.6% 6,908   5,091 1,629 32.0%
Manufacturing 14,587 20.9% 14,665   6,238 8,349 133.8%
Wholesale Trade 3,578 5.1% 3,921   2,342 1,236 52.8%
Retail Trade 7,525 10.8% 8,158   5,594 1,931 34.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,223 3.2% 2,350   1,533 690 45.0%
Information 1,703 2.4% 1,937   1,366 337 24.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,614 5.2% 3,861   2,601 1,013 38.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,000 1.4% 1,062   774 226 29.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,993 5.7% 4,497   2,518 1,475 58.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 621 0.9% 776   273 348 127.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,483 9.3% 7,129   4,940 1,543 31.2%
Educational Services 2,217 3.2% 2,400   1,441 776 53.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,663 8.1% 5,842   4,017 1,646 41.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,426 2.0% 1,393   1,036 390 37.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,808 5.5% 3,959   2,578 1,230 47.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,741 2.5% 1,802   1,345 396 29.4%
Public Administration 852 1.2% 827   654 198 30.3%
Information Not Available 1,059 1.5% 1,118   757 302 39.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,332 15,808 7,788
Male 6,186 46.4% 7,342   3,468 2,718 78.4%
Female 7,146 53.6% 8,466   4,320 2,826 65.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,332 15,808 7,788
Hispanic or Latino 1,561 11.7% 1,974   646 915 141.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,325 84.9% 13,305   6,921 4,404 63.6%
Information Not Available 446 3.3% 529   221 225 101.8%
 
Race 13,332 15,808 7,788
American Indian or Alaskan Native 94 0.7% 107   49 45 91.8%
Asian 353 2.6% 448   135 218 161.5%
Black or African American 9,676 72.6% 11,236   6,416 3,260 50.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 58 0.4% 71   23 35 152.2%
White 3,151 23.6% 3,945   1,164 1,987 170.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Years of Age 13,332 15,808 7,788
Younger than 22 375 2.4% 409   227 148 65.2%
22-24 782 5.0% 909   447 335 74.9%
25-34 3,734 23.7% 4,301   1,922 1,812 94.3%
35-44 3,198 20.3% 3,741   1,992 1,206 60.5%
45-54 3,176 20.1% 3,868   1,994 1,182 59.3%
55-59 1,068 6.8% 1,344   653 415 63.6%
60-64 709 4.5% 847   373 336 90.1%
65 and older 290 1.8% 389   180 110 61.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,332 15,808 7,788
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
Construction 3 0.0% 2   2 1 50.0%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 5 0.0% 7   1 4 400.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
Information 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 1 0.0% 3   1 0 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3 0.0% 4   1 2 200.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 14 0.1% 17   7 7 100.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 24 0.2% 36   17 7 41.2%
Educational Services 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5 0.0% 6   3 2 66.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 5 0.0% 4   4 1 25.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 0 0.0% 3   5 -5 -100.0%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 13,267 99.5% 15,725   7,743 5,524 71.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,545 5,533 10,132
Male 6,390 50.9% 2,852   5,284 1,106 20.9%
Female 6,155 49.1% 2,681   4,848 1,307 27.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,545 5,533 10,132
Hispanic or Latino 521 4.2% 240   351 170 48.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,024 95.8% 5,293   9,781 2,243 22.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 12,545 5,533 10,132
American Indian or Alaskan Native 36 0.3% 12   23 13 56.5%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 4,257 33.9% 1,898   3,743 514 13.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 81 0.6% 45   28 53 189.3%
White 7,146 57.0% 3,114   5,757 1,389 24.1%
Information Not Available 1,025 8.2% 465   581 444 76.4%
 
Years of Age 12,545 5,533 10,132
Younger than 22 587 3.1% 250   355 232 65.4%
22-24 863 4.6% 391   656 207 31.6%
25-34 3,042 16.1% 1,314   2,446 596 24.4%
35-44 2,716 14.3% 1,246   2,409 307 12.7%
45-54 2,913 15.4% 1,286   2,386 527 22.1%
55-59 1,073 5.7% 467   829 244 29.4%
60-64 749 4.0% 332   591 158 26.7%
65 and older 512 2.7% 207   380 132 34.7%
Information Not Available 90 0.5% 40   80 10 12.5%
 
Industry 12,545 5,533 10,132
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 21 0.2% 5   16 5 31.3%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 10 0.1% 5   15 -5 -33.3%
Construction 1,351 10.8% 607   1,297 54 4.2%
Manufacturing 1,061 8.4% 458   636 425 66.8%
Wholesale Trade 637 5.1% 290   409 228 55.7%
Retail Trade 1,769 14.1% 782   1,761 8 0.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 376 3.0% 161   302 74 24.5%
Information 263 2.1% 121   192 71 37.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,109 8.8% 498   716 393 54.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 230 1.8% 106   209 21 10.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 888 7.1% 403   627 261 41.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.5% 24   36 21 58.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,797 14.3% 837   1,549 248 16.0%
Educational Services 300 2.4% 126   242 58 24.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 979 7.8% 401   752 227 30.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 251 2.0% 113   135 116 85.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 952 7.6% 402   810 142 17.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 393 3.1% 154   273 120 44.0%
Public Administration 76 0.6% 31   76 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 25 0.2% 9   77 -52 -67.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 275,165 300,770 203,796
Male 156,386 56.8% 171,575   114,217 42,169 36.9%
Female 118,150 42.9% 128,315   89,504 28,646 32.0%
Information Not Available 629 0.2% 880   75 554 738.7%
 
Ethnicity 275,165 300,770 203,796
Hispanic or Latino 74,991 27.3% 82,195   62,623 12,368 19.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 184,961 67.2% 202,591   128,686 56,275 43.7%
Information Not Available 15,213 5.5% 15,984   12,487 2,726 21.8%
 
Race 275,165 300,770 203,796
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,333 0.5% 1,027   523 810 154.9%
Asian 2,147 0.8% 2,456   1,533 614 40.1%
Black or African American 51,006 18.5% 56,239   38,995 12,011 30.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3,812 1.4% 4,363   2,243 1,569 70.0%
White 171,821 62.4% 188,293   124,835 46,986 37.6%
Information Not Available 45,046 16.4% 48,392   35,667 9,379 26.3%
 
Years of Age 275,165 300,770 203,796
Younger than 22 9,106 2.1% 9,129   6,281 2,825 45.0%
22-24 15,065 3.5% 15,984   10,468 4,597 43.9%
25-34 60,259 14.1% 66,724   43,518 16,741 38.5%
35-44 61,999 14.5% 69,840   48,715 13,284 27.3%
45-54 71,105 16.6% 77,539   51,257 19,848 38.7%
55-59 25,170 5.9% 28,119   19,292 5,878 30.5%
60-64 19,284 4.5% 18,771   13,609 5,675 41.7%
65 and older 13,140 3.1% 14,628   10,655 2,485 23.3%
Information Not Available 37 0.0% 36   1 36 3600.0%
 
Industry 275,165 300,770 203,796
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,146 1.5% 6,526   3,402 744 21.9%
Mining 148 0.1% 183   262 -114 -43.5%
Utilities 259 0.1% 623   374 -115 -30.7%
Construction 31,869 11.4% 36,551   25,348 6,521 25.7%
Manufacturing 20,136 7.2% 21,117   13,983 6,153 44.0%
Wholesale Trade 13,214 4.7% 14,921   9,459 3,755 39.7%
Retail Trade 28,834 10.3% 30,612   21,423 7,411 34.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,848 2.5% 7,662   4,673 2,175 46.5%
Information 6,515 2.3% 6,526   4,000 2,515 62.9%
Finance and Insurance 11,474 4.1% 13,968   8,935 2,539 28.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6,366 2.3% 6,599   4,486 1,880 41.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 16,953 6.1% 19,321   12,375 4,578 37.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,999 0.7% 1,833   1,421 578 40.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 50,488 18.1% 54,186   41,911 8,577 20.5%
Educational Services 7,551 2.7% 8,029   5,047 2,504 49.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16,249 5.8% 16,681   12,637 3,612 28.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,811 2.1% 7,626   3,813 1,998 52.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 21,987 7.9% 21,044   13,833 8,154 58.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,070 2.5% 7,516   5,683 1,387 24.4%
Public Administration 3,479 1.2% 3,959   2,318 1,161 50.1%
Information Not Available 13,769 4.9% 15,287   8,413 5,356 63.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 147,923 158,031 91,270
Male 80,481 54.4% 84,690   48,170 32,311 67.1%
Female 65,341 44.2% 71,006   41,885 23,456 56.0%
Information Not Available 2,101 1.4% 2,335   1,215 886 72.9%
 
Ethnicity 147,923 158,031 91,270
Hispanic or Latino 500 0.3% 556   413 87 21.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 145,322 98.2% 155,140   89,642 55,680 62.1%
Information Not Available 2,101 1.4% 2,335   1,215 886 72.9%
 
Race 147,923 158,031 91,270
American Indian or Alaskan Native 777 0.5% 802   454 323 71.1%
Asian 2,460 1.7% 2,776   1,119 1,341 119.8%
Black or African American 64,451 43.6% 69,740   43,232 21,219 49.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 78,134 52.8% 82,378   45,250 32,884 72.7%
Information Not Available 2,101 1.4% 2,335   1,215 886 72.9%
 
Years of Age 147,923 158,031 91,270
Younger than 22 3,961 1.8% 4,065   2,973 988 33.2%
22-24 6,961 3.2% 7,367   4,999 1,962 39.2%
25-34 33,331 15.3% 36,035   21,821 11,510 52.7%
35-44 36,997 17.0% 40,112   23,103 13,894 60.1%
45-54 35,800 16.4% 38,137   21,336 14,464 67.8%
55-59 12,486 5.7% 13,339   6,929 5,557 80.2%
60-64 8,310 3.8% 8,964   4,311 3,999 92.8%
65 and older 4,407 2.0% 4,875   2,297 2,110 91.9%
Information Not Available 5,670 2.6% 5,137   3,501 2,169 62.0%
 
Industry 147,923 158,031 91,270
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,986 2.0% 2,487   1,901 1,085 57.1%
Mining 330 0.2% 328   126 204 161.9%
Utilities 256 0.2% 282   146 110 75.3%
Construction 12,985 8.6% 13,014   7,081 5,904 83.4%
Manufacturing 17,268 11.4% 18,693   10,995 6,273 57.1%
Wholesale Trade 9,912 6.6% 10,218   4,824 5,088 105.5%
Retail Trade 10,576 7.0% 11,132   7,438 3,138 42.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,823 2.5% 3,981   2,393 1,430 59.8%
Information 3,470 2.3% 3,621   1,777 1,693 95.3%
Finance and Insurance 4,289 2.8% 4,564   2,548 1,741 68.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,656 1.8% 2,802   1,769 887 50.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 22,610 15.0% 25,154   14,096 8,514 60.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 213 0.1% 224   225 -12 -5.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 553 0.4% 606   277 276 99.6%
Educational Services 4,243 2.8% 4,665   1,861 2,382 128.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,393 4.2% 6,901   3,846 2,547 66.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,672 3.8% 5,987   3,803 1,869 49.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,294 0.9% 1,478   675 619 91.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,711 1.1% 1,958   1,156 555 48.0%
Public Administration 2,018 1.3% 2,127   1,065 953 89.5%
Information Not Available 34,665 23.0% 37,809   23,268 11,397 49.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,057 20,647 14,192
Male 12,139 63.7% 13,078   8,956 3,183 35.5%
Female 6,917 36.3% 7,568   5,236 1,681 32.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,057 20,647 14,192
Hispanic or Latino 967 5.1% 1,047   851 116 13.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,745 77.4% 15,988   10,938 3,807 34.8%
Information Not Available 3,345 17.6% 3,612   2,403 942 39.2%
 
Race 19,057 20,647 14,192
American Indian or Alaskan Native 100 0.5% 100   120 -20 -16.7%
Asian 6,398 33.6% 7,048   4,625 1,773 38.3%
Black or African American 347 1.8% 366   246 101 41.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4,928 25.9% 5,186   3,666 1,262 34.4%
White 4,924 25.8% 5,388   3,768 1,156 30.7%
Information Not Available 2,360 12.4% 2,559   1,767 593 33.6%
 
Years of Age 19,057 20,647 14,192
Younger than 22 541 2.4% 544   377 164 43.5%
22-24 1,062 4.7% 1,116   811 251 30.9%
25-34 4,779 21.0% 5,209   3,246 1,533 47.2%
35-44 4,369 19.2% 4,827   3,420 949 27.7%
45-54 4,539 19.9% 4,883   3,570 969 27.1%
55-59 1,837 8.1% 2,019   1,445 392 27.1%
60-64 1,188 5.2% 1,258   820 368 44.9%
65 and older 742 3.3% 791   503 239 47.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,057 20,647 14,192
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 276 1.4% 314   255 21 8.2%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   2 -1 -50.0%
Utilities 17 0.1% 17   9 8 88.9%
Construction 5,390 27.9% 5,784   3,804 1,586 41.7%
Manufacturing 533 2.8% 566   389 144 37.0%
Wholesale Trade 391 2.0% 387   234 157 67.1%
Retail Trade 1,214 6.3% 1,360   829 385 46.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 777 4.0% 801   752 25 3.3%
Information 238 1.2% 331   230 8 3.5%
Finance and Insurance 328 1.7% 341   247 81 32.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 351 1.8% 375   289 62 21.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 621 3.2% 691   414 207 50.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34 0.2% 54   53 -19 -35.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,205 11.4% 2,392   1,601 604 37.7%
Educational Services 226 1.2% 243   109 117 107.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 907 4.7% 954   516 391 75.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 266 1.4% 275   182 84 46.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,435 12.6% 2,822   2,118 317 15.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 459 2.4% 488   314 145 46.2%
Public Administration 488 2.5% 517   200 288 144.0%
Information Not Available 1,900 9.8% 1,934   1,645 255 15.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,848 41,447 22,899
Male 26,842 62.6% 24,758   12,548 14,294 113.9%
Female 16,006 37.4% 16,689   10,351 5,655 54.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 42,848 41,447 22,899
Hispanic or Latino 1,301 3.0% 1,194   707 594 84.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,878 55.7% 24,214   15,667 8,211 52.4%
Information Not Available 17,669 41.2% 16,039   6,525 11,144 170.8%
 
Race 42,848 41,447 22,899
American Indian or Alaskan Native 174 0.4% 178   73 101 138.4%
Asian 269 0.6% 293   182 87 47.8%
Black or African American 1,837 4.3% 1,840   1,252 585 46.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 21,598 50.4% 21,903   14,160 7,438 52.5%
Information Not Available 18,970 44.3% 17,233   7,232 11,738 162.3%
 
Years of Age 42,848 41,447 22,899
Younger than 22 1,543 2.5% 1,451   753 790 104.9%
22-24 2,498 4.0% 2,445   1,353 1,145 84.6%
25-34 10,257 16.6% 9,781   5,231 5,026 96.1%
35-44 9,687 15.6% 9,325   5,156 4,531 87.9%
45-54 10,955 17.7% 10,593   6,044 4,911 81.3%
55-59 4,017 6.5% 3,897   2,188 1,829 83.6%
60-64 2,527 4.1% 2,495   1,377 1,150 83.5%
65 and older 1,363 2.2% 1,459   797 566 71.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 42,848 41,447 22,899
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 324 0.8% 308   201 123 61.2%
Mining 51 0.1% 43   23 28 121.7%
Utilities 169 0.4% 89   22 147 668.2%
Construction 5,474 12.7% 4,699   2,550 2,924 114.7%
Manufacturing 14,591 33.8% 13,352   7,183 7,408 103.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,975 4.6% 2,266   865 1,110 128.3%
Retail Trade 3,143 7.3% 3,251   1,938 1,205 62.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,475 3.4% 1,367   633 842 133.0%
Information 1,362 3.2% 1,441   711 651 91.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,381 3.2% 1,428   874 507 58.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 385 0.9% 366   245 140 57.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,498 3.5% 1,635   787 711 90.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 46 0.1% 52   25 21 84.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,390 7.9% 3,550   2,141 1,249 58.3%
Educational Services 744 1.7% 806   419 325 77.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,368 5.5% 2,395   1,434 934 65.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 489 1.1% 393   259 230 88.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,138 5.0% 2,111   1,470 668 45.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 931 2.2% 922   466 465 99.8%
Public Administration 476 1.1% 427   329 147 44.7%
Information Not Available 438 1.0% 546   324 114 35.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,026 23,460 15,476
Male 14,223 61.8% 14,252   9,606 4,617 48.1%
Female 8,799 38.2% 9,208   5,870 2,929 49.9%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 0   0 4 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,026 23,460 15,476
Hispanic or Latino 2,288 9.9% 2,515   1,655 633 38.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,724 85.7% 20,004   13,193 6,531 49.5%
Information Not Available 1,014 4.4% 941   628 386 61.5%
 
Race 23,026 23,460 15,476
American Indian or Alaskan Native 353 1.5% 365   275 78 28.4%
Asian 277 1.2% 358   167 110 65.9%
Black or African American 214 0.9% 197   102 112 109.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 73 0.3% 81   49 24 49.0%
White 18,859 81.9% 19,043   12,565 6,294 50.1%
Information Not Available 3,250 14.1% 3,416   2,318 932 40.2%
 
Years of Age 23,026 23,460 15,476
Younger than 22 1,020 2.5% 883   649 371 57.2%
22-24 1,547 3.8% 1,485   942 605 64.2%
25-34 5,818 14.3% 5,809   3,827 1,991 52.0%
35-44 5,084 12.5% 5,290   3,539 1,545 43.7%
45-54 5,531 13.6% 5,748   3,776 1,755 46.5%
55-59 2,140 5.3% 2,191   1,405 735 52.3%
60-64 1,169 2.9% 1,321   846 323 38.2%
65 and older 717 1.8% 733   492 225 45.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,026 23,460 15,476
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 482 2.1% 396   273 209 76.6%
Mining 117 0.5% 97   110 7 6.4%
Utilities 40 0.2% 43   24 16 66.7%
Construction 3,732 15.9% 3,660   2,850 882 30.9%
Manufacturing 3,667 15.6% 4,783   2,698 969 35.9%
Wholesale Trade 894 3.8% 1,065   560 334 59.6%
Retail Trade 2,402 10.2% 2,330   1,655 747 45.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 635 2.7% 699   382 253 66.2%
Information 424 1.8% 420   271 153 56.5%
Finance and Insurance 541 2.3% 562   477 64 13.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 328 1.4% 333   242 86 35.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 950 4.0% 963   671 279 41.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 62 0.3% 66   21 41 195.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,919 8.2% 1,835   1,301 618 47.5%
Educational Services 460 2.0% 480   217 243 112.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,597 6.8% 1,572   885 712 80.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 322 1.4% 222   220 102 46.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,252 5.3% 1,007   754 498 66.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 519 2.2% 525   343 176 51.3%
Public Administration 489 2.1% 426   279 210 75.3%
Information Not Available 2,194 9.3% 1,976   1,243 951 76.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 234,471 243,450 141,426
Male 137,099 58.5% 140,948   78,385 58,714 74.9%
Female 97,372 41.5% 102,502   63,041 34,331 54.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 234,471 243,450 141,426
Hispanic or Latino 30,122 12.8% 31,257   18,569 11,553 62.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 204,349 87.2% 212,193   122,857 81,492 66.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 234,471 243,450 141,426
American Indian or Alaskan Native 851 0.4% 872   502 349 69.5%
Asian 7,173 3.1% 7,719   3,794 3,379 89.1%
Black or African American 53,746 22.9% 56,296   38,164 15,582 40.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 169,658 72.4% 175,391   97,543 72,115 73.9%
Information Not Available 3,043 1.3% 3,172   1,423 1,620 113.8%
 
Years of Age 234,471 243,450 141,426
Younger than 22 7,579 1.9% 7,537   4,380 3,199 73.0%
22-24 13,552 3.5% 13,963   7,671 5,881 76.7%
25-34 58,347 14.9% 60,704   34,576 23,771 68.8%
35-44 55,996 14.3% 58,208   35,322 20,674 58.5%
45-54 56,846 14.5% 59,171   35,758 21,088 59.0%
55-59 20,791 5.3% 21,585   12,302 8,489 69.0%
60-64 13,167 3.4% 13,930   7,373 5,794 78.6%
65 and older 8,193 2.1% 8,352   4,044 4,149 102.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 234,471 243,450 141,426
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 646 0.3% 614   289 357 123.5%
Mining 579 0.2% 511   330 249 75.5%
Utilities 345 0.1% 331   146 199 136.3%
Construction 31,562 13.4% 30,296   18,388 13,174 71.6%
Manufacturing 42,508 18.1% 46,214   22,508 20,000 88.9%
Wholesale Trade 12,753 5.4% 13,758   7,401 5,352 72.3%
Retail Trade 20,797 8.8% 21,476   13,622 7,175 52.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 10,667 4.5% 12,118   6,657 4,010 60.2%
Information 4,520 1.9% 4,781   3,301 1,219 36.9%
Finance and Insurance 11,234 4.8% 11,572   8,397 2,837 33.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,349 1.4% 3,433   2,237 1,112 49.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 15,291 6.5% 16,392   8,871 6,420 72.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,125 0.5% 1,239   650 475 73.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 25,822 11.0% 26,596   16,865 8,957 53.1%
Educational Services 7,230 3.1% 7,595   3,733 3,497 93.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 15,789 6.7% 16,087   9,936 5,853 58.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,511 1.1% 2,145   1,488 1,023 68.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 12,158 5.2% 12,387   7,410 4,748 64.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,400 2.7% 6,596   3,554 2,846 80.1%
Public Administration 4,729 2.0% 4,829   2,706 2,023 74.8%
Information Not Available 4,456 1.9% 4,480   2,937 1,519 51.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 90,870 96,980 69,046
Male 54,807 60.3% 59,129   40,693 14,114 34.7%
Female 35,973 39.6% 37,751   28,290 7,683 27.2%
Information Not Available 90 0.1% 100   63 27 42.9%
 
Ethnicity 90,870 96,980 69,046
Hispanic or Latino 4,050 4.5% 4,429   3,247 803 24.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 65,984 72.6% 70,449   51,520 14,464 28.1%
Information Not Available 20,836 22.9% 22,102   14,279 6,557 45.9%
 
Race 90,870 96,980 69,046
American Indian or Alaskan Native 379 0.4% 437   292 87 29.8%
Asian 679 0.7% 758   547 132 24.1%
Black or African American 11,681 12.9% 12,170   9,170 2,511 27.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 74 0.1% 83   72 2 2.8%
White 73,331 80.7% 78,449   55,302 18,029 32.6%
Information Not Available 4,726 5.2% 5,083   3,663 1,063 29.0%
 
Years of Age 90,870 96,980 69,046
Younger than 22 2,696 1.7% 2,613   2,079 617 29.7%
22-24 5,234 3.3% 5,509   3,712 1,522 41.0%
25-34 21,815 13.7% 23,278   16,306 5,509 33.8%
35-44 22,141 13.9% 23,766   17,399 4,742 27.3%
45-54 23,022 14.5% 24,569   17,741 5,281 29.8%
55-59 8,418 5.3% 8,973   6,282 2,136 34.0%
60-64 5,107 3.2% 5,530   3,632 1,475 40.6%
65 and older 2,437 1.5% 2,742   1,895 542 28.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 90,870 96,980 69,046
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 171 0.2% 226   125 46 36.8%
Mining 116 0.1% 141   77 39 50.6%
Utilities 79 0.1% 84   66 13 19.7%
Construction 10,892 12.0% 11,650   6,508 4,384 67.4%
Manufacturing 27,145 29.8% 30,492   24,618 2,527 10.3%
Wholesale Trade 3,903 4.3% 4,505   2,666 1,237 46.4%
Retail Trade 7,117 7.8% 7,159   5,091 2,026 39.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,250 3.6% 3,369   2,401 849 35.4%
Information 1,236 1.4% 1,289   853 383 44.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,209 2.4% 2,201   1,836 373 20.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,208 1.3% 1,143   785 423 53.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,437 3.8% 3,734   2,213 1,224 55.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 509 0.6% 460   248 261 105.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,842 8.6% 8,543   5,898 1,944 33.0%
Educational Services 1,842 2.0% 2,010   916 926 101.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,624 6.2% 5,600   3,840 1,784 46.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,023 1.1% 991   617 406 65.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,230 4.6% 4,146   2,473 1,757 71.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,075 2.3% 2,222   1,481 594 40.1%
Public Administration 788 0.9% 718   463 325 70.2%
Information Not Available 6,174 6.8% 6,297   5,871 303 5.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,411 47,807 22,997
Male 25,429 60.0% 29,514   12,647 12,782 101.1%
Female 16,982 40.0% 18,293   9,307 7,675 82.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1,043 -1,043 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 42,411 47,807 22,997
Hispanic or Latino 2,715 6.4% 3,132   1,386 1,329 95.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,689 44.1% 22,210   10,711 7,978 74.5%
Information Not Available 21,007 49.5% 22,465   10,900 10,107 92.7%
 
Race 42,411 47,807 22,997
American Indian or Alaskan Native 616 1.5% 675   345 271 78.6%
Asian 1,128 2.7% 1,646   326 802 246.0%
Black or African American 6,726 15.9% 6,885   3,847 2,879 74.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 125 0.3% 123   56 69 123.2%
White 31,036 73.2% 35,225   15,900 15,136 95.2%
Information Not Available 2,780 6.6% 3,253   2,523 257 10.2%
 
Years of Age 42,411 47,807 22,997
Younger than 22 1,201 1.7% 1,191   622 579 93.1%
22-24 2,666 3.7% 2,910   1,192 1,474 123.7%
25-34 10,971 15.4% 12,326   5,279 5,692 107.8%
35-44 9,896 13.9% 11,273   5,272 4,624 87.7%
45-54 10,495 14.7% 12,030   5,851 4,644 79.4%
55-59 3,691 5.2% 4,210   1,925 1,766 91.7%
60-64 2,284 3.2% 2,606   1,183 1,101 93.1%
65 and older 1,207 1.7% 1,261   630 577 91.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1,043 -1,043 -100.0%
 
Industry 42,411 47,807 22,997
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 165 0.4% 177   217 -52 -24.0%
Mining 471 1.1% 558   175 296 169.1%
Utilities 69 0.2% 62   22 47 213.6%
Construction 4,804 11.3% 5,026   2,697 2,107 78.1%
Manufacturing 9,748 22.9% 13,621   4,432 5,316 119.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,096 4.9% 2,854   920 1,176 127.8%
Retail Trade 2,778 6.5% 2,859   1,692 1,086 64.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,419 3.3% 1,531   700 719 102.7%
Information 2,092 4.9% 2,116   886 1,206 136.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,301 3.1% 1,293   713 588 82.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 480 1.1% 463   340 140 41.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,091 4.9% 2,170   1,006 1,085 107.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 150 0.4% 149   106 44 41.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,979 9.3% 4,161   2,450 1,529 62.4%
Educational Services 1,034 2.4% 1,045   443 591 133.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,191 7.5% 3,160   1,655 1,536 92.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 263 0.6% 220   198 65 32.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,516 3.6% 1,482   800 716 89.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 951 2.2% 1,103   629 322 51.2%
Public Administration 784 1.8% 846   450 334 74.2%
Information Not Available 3,029 7.1% 2,911   2,466 563 22.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 54,495 59,893 39,574
Male 34,546 63.4% 38,058   24,237 10,309 42.5%
Female 19,949 36.6% 21,835   15,337 4,612 30.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 54,495 59,893 39,574
Hispanic or Latino 244 0.4% 269   58 186 320.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,290 2.4% 1,459   1,758 -468 -26.6%
Information Not Available 52,961 97.2% 58,165   37,758 15,203 40.3%
 
Race 54,495 59,893 39,574
American Indian or Alaskan Native 443 0.8% 368   225 218 96.9%
Asian 145 0.3% 162   207 -62 -30.0%
Black or African American 5,941 10.9% 6,762   4,958 983 19.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 47,238 86.7% 51,825   33,721 13,517 40.1%
Information Not Available 728 1.3% 776   463 265 57.2%
 
Years of Age 54,495 59,893 39,574
Younger than 22 1,493 1.5% 1,683   1,025 468 45.7%
22-24 2,656 2.7% 3,439   1,924 732 38.0%
25-34 13,380 13.5% 14,602   9,201 4,179 45.4%
35-44 13,656 13.8% 14,570   10,815 2,841 26.3%
45-54 13,941 14.1% 15,001   10,253 3,688 36.0%
55-59 4,805 4.9% 5,716   3,057 1,748 57.2%
60-64 2,986 3.0% 3,107   1,973 1,013 51.3%
65 and older 1,561 1.6% 1,765   1,322 239 18.1%
Information Not Available 17 0.0% 10   4 13 325.0%
 
Industry 54,495 59,893 39,574
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 118 0.2% 166   76 42 55.3%
Mining 1,995 3.7% 2,582   342 1,653 483.3%
Utilities 36 0.1% 85   18 18 100.0%
Construction 7,108 13.0% 7,611   4,014 3,094 77.1%
Manufacturing 13,732 25.1% 16,380   13,067 665 5.1%
Wholesale Trade 2,299 4.2% 2,721   1,668 631 37.8%
Retail Trade 4,181 7.7% 4,099   3,178 1,003 31.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,389 4.4% 3,237   1,780 609 34.2%
Information 1,086 2.0% 1,194   782 304 38.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,556 2.8% 1,477   1,047 509 48.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 620 1.1% 851   400 220 55.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,276 4.2% 2,308   1,151 1,125 97.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 199 0.4% 292   63 136 215.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,751 8.7% 4,760   3,421 1,330 38.9%
Educational Services 1,303 2.4% 1,361   948 355 37.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,280 6.0% 3,206   2,544 736 28.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 484 0.9% 575   418 66 15.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,556 4.7% 2,766   1,479 1,077 72.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,217 2.2% 1,176   674 543 80.6%
Public Administration 416 0.8% 395   346 70 20.2%
Information Not Available 2,893 5.3% 2,651   2,158 735 34.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 71,482 73,193 31,720
Male 40,720 57.0% 40,776   14,559 26,161 179.7%
Female 30,761 43.0% 32,416   17,161 13,600 79.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 71,482 73,193 31,720
Hispanic or Latino 1,960 2.7% 2,027   703 1,257 178.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 69,334 97.0% 70,977   30,949 38,385 124.0%
Information Not Available 178 0.2% 189   68 110 161.8%
 
Race 71,482 73,193 31,720
American Indian or Alaskan Native 560 0.8% 505   213 347 162.9%
Asian 672 0.9% 674   282 390 138.3%
Black or African American 37,449 52.4% 38,393   18,442 19,007 103.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 130 0.2% 132   60 70 116.7%
White 32,643 45.7% 33,457   12,692 19,951 157.2%
Information Not Available 28 0.0% 32   31 -3 -9.7%
 
Years of Age 71,482 73,193 31,720
Younger than 22 2,726 2.7% 2,493   1,183 1,543 130.4%
22-24 5,224 5.2% 5,045   2,216 3,008 135.7%
25-34 20,002 19.9% 20,174   8,759 11,243 128.4%
35-44 16,072 16.0% 16,461   7,564 8,508 112.5%
45-54 16,359 16.2% 17,049   7,486 8,873 118.5%
55-59 5,431 5.4% 5,739   2,278 3,153 138.4%
60-64 3,385 3.4% 3,735   1,407 1,978 140.6%
65 and older 2,282 2.3% 2,495   826 1,456 176.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   1 0 0.0%
 
Industry 71,482 73,193 31,720
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 475 0.7% 376   187 288 154.0%
Mining 1,713 2.4% 1,823   314 1,399 445.5%
Utilities 145 0.2% 160   76 69 90.8%
Construction 9,922 13.8% 9,824   3,720 6,202 166.7%
Manufacturing 6,066 8.4% 6,029   2,687 3,379 125.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,924 2.7% 1,896   727 1,197 164.6%
Retail Trade 4,979 6.9% 4,854   2,553 2,426 95.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,213 3.1% 2,355   949 1,264 133.2%
Information 690 1.0% 805   376 314 83.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,150 1.6% 1,178   628 522 83.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,038 1.4% 1,025   468 570 121.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,285 4.6% 3,451   1,440 1,845 128.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 272 0.4% 281   112 160 142.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,492 6.2% 4,761   2,141 2,351 109.8%
Educational Services 1,398 1.9% 1,528   721 677 93.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,198 7.2% 5,277   2,981 2,217 74.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 906 1.3% 951   520 386 74.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,140 5.8% 4,071   2,161 1,979 91.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,185 3.0% 2,283   1,291 894 69.2%
Public Administration 1,093 1.5% 1,148   501 592 118.2%
Information Not Available 18,198 25.3% 19,117   7,167 11,031 153.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 116,506 126,325 83,163
Male 68,595 58.9% 73,717   49,567 19,028 38.4%
Female 47,911 41.1% 52,608   33,596 14,315 42.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 116,506 126,325 83,163
Hispanic or Latino 11,404 9.8% 12,185   8,453 2,951 34.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 102,765 88.2% 111,473   72,866 29,899 41.0%
Information Not Available 2,337 2.0% 2,667   1,844 493 26.7%
 
Race 116,506 126,325 83,163
American Indian or Alaskan Native 284 0.2% 292   207 77 37.2%
Asian 3,874 3.3% 4,499   2,639 1,235 46.8%
Black or African American 9,728 8.3% 10,849   7,324 2,404 32.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 75 0.1% 83   69 6 8.7%
White 93,985 80.7% 101,084   65,862 28,123 42.7%
Information Not Available 8,560 7.3% 9,518   7,062 1,498 21.2%
 
Years of Age 116,506 126,325 83,163
Younger than 22 3,682 1.8% 3,691   2,541 1,141 44.9%
22-24 6,765 3.3% 7,181   4,526 2,239 49.5%
25-34 26,488 13.1% 28,237   18,159 8,329 45.9%
35-44 27,091 13.4% 29,476   20,366 6,725 33.0%
45-54 29,217 14.4% 31,957   21,165 8,052 38.0%
55-59 10,710 5.3% 11,933   7,802 2,908 37.3%
60-64 7,804 3.9% 8,599   5,292 2,512 47.5%
65 and older 4,749 2.3% 5,251   3,312 1,437 43.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 116,506 126,325 83,163
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 737 0.6% 533   728 9 1.2%
Mining 42 0.0% 61   69 -27 -39.1%
Utilities 94 0.1% 102   92 2 2.2%
Construction 15,574 13.3% 15,849   11,170 4,404 39.4%
Manufacturing 14,118 12.0% 16,857   10,375 3,743 36.1%
Wholesale Trade 6,035 5.1% 6,873   4,509 1,526 33.8%
Retail Trade 10,142 8.7% 10,871   7,975 2,167 27.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,422 2.9% 4,717   2,446 976 39.9%
Information 3,666 3.1% 3,837   2,369 1,297 54.7%
Finance and Insurance 5,221 4.5% 5,723   3,601 1,620 45.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,623 1.4% 1,677   1,291 332 25.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 10,371 8.8% 11,689   5,956 4,415 74.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 476 0.4% 492   268 208 77.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,904 9.3% 11,683   8,684 2,220 25.6%
Educational Services 3,031 2.6% 3,261   1,476 1,555 105.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,965 8.5% 10,139   6,544 3,421 52.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,583 1.4% 1,425   1,186 397 33.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,794 5.8% 6,835   4,471 2,323 52.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,932 4.2% 4,966   3,292 1,640 49.8%
Public Administration 3,973 3.4% 4,477   2,138 1,835 85.8%
Information Not Available 3,803 3.2% 4,258   4,523 -720 -15.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 72,687 77,508 48,528
Male 41,639 57.3% 44,346   26,692 14,947 56.0%
Female 31,048 42.7% 33,162   21,836 9,212 42.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 72,687 77,508 48,528
Hispanic or Latino 4,334 6.0% 4,519   2,082 2,252 108.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 67,198 92.4% 71,758   45,496 21,702 47.7%
Information Not Available 1,157 1.6% 1,231   950 207 21.8%
 
Race 72,687 77,508 48,528
American Indian or Alaskan Native 226 0.3% 267   112 114 101.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 29,143 40.1% 31,245   21,120 8,023 38.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 137 0.2% 132   79 58 73.4%
White 37,690 51.9% 40,115   24,185 13,505 55.8%
Information Not Available 5,491 7.6% 5,749   3,032 2,459 81.1%
 
Years of Age 72,687 77,508 48,528
Younger than 22 2,915 2.7% 2,923   1,704 1,211 71.1%
22-24 4,968 4.7% 5,199   3,008 1,960 65.2%
25-34 17,895 16.8% 19,054   11,375 6,520 57.3%
35-44 16,275 15.3% 17,567   11,561 4,714 40.8%
45-54 17,546 16.5% 18,856   12,152 5,394 44.4%
55-59 6,046 5.7% 6,370   4,106 1,940 47.2%
60-64 4,135 3.9% 4,493   2,697 1,438 53.3%
65 and older 2,907 2.7% 3,046   1,925 982 51.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 72,687 77,508 48,528
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 114 0.2% 106   100 14 14.0%
Mining 63 0.1% 73   41 22 53.7%
Utilities 87 0.1% 87   45 42 93.3%
Construction 12,628 17.3% 13,260   7,184 5,444 75.8%
Manufacturing 798 1.1% 846   626 172 27.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,033 4.2% 3,367   2,020 1,013 50.1%
Retail Trade 2,344 3.2% 2,463   1,969 375 19.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,670 2.3% 1,866   1,118 552 49.4%
Information 1,541 2.1% 1,755   1,060 481 45.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,980 4.1% 3,292   2,385 595 24.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,607 2.2% 1,702   1,234 373 30.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,236 8.6% 6,913   3,723 2,513 67.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 293 0.4% 308   157 136 86.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,061 11.1% 8,697   6,054 2,007 33.2%
Educational Services 2,761 3.8% 3,105   1,285 1,476 114.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,749 7.9% 5,921   3,354 2,395 71.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 812 1.1% 771   562 250 44.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,596 6.3% 4,432   3,063 1,533 50.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,229 3.1% 2,289   1,579 650 41.2%
Public Administration 1,294 1.8% 1,153   739 555 75.1%
Information Not Available 13,791 18.9% 15,102   10,230 3,561 34.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,640 13,112 8,501
Male 7,385 58.4% 7,673   4,904 2,481 50.6%
Female 5,255 41.6% 5,439   3,597 1,658 46.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,640 13,112 8,501
Hispanic or Latino 115 0.9% 135   65 50 76.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,823 69.8% 9,059   6,531 2,292 35.1%
Information Not Available 3,702 29.3% 3,918   1,905 1,797 94.3%
 
Race 12,640 13,112 8,501
American Indian or Alaskan Native 103 0.8% 98   83 20 24.1%
Asian 76 0.6% 93   41 35 85.4%
Black or African American 125 1.0% 135   72 53 73.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 9,480 75.0% 9,735   6,879 2,601 37.8%
Information Not Available 2,856 22.6% 3,051   1,426 1,430 100.3%
 
Years of Age 12,640 13,112 8,501
Younger than 22 467 2.2% 426   315 152 48.3%
22-24 825 3.9% 796   529 296 56.0%
25-34 2,713 12.8% 2,785   1,765 948 53.7%
35-44 2,738 12.9% 2,903   1,878 860 45.8%
45-54 3,362 15.8% 3,523   2,353 1,009 42.9%
55-59 1,251 5.9% 1,309   886 365 41.2%
60-64 867 4.1% 944   526 341 64.8%
65 and older 417 2.0% 426   249 168 67.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,640 13,112 8,501
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 108 0.8% 150   75 33 44.0%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   3 -2 -66.7%
Utilities 23 0.2% 25   82 -59 -72.0%
Construction 1,109 8.7% 1,141   855 254 29.7%
Manufacturing 1,778 13.9% 1,986   1,173 605 51.6%
Wholesale Trade 398 3.1% 406   271 127 46.9%
Retail Trade 1,029 8.1% 1,087   828 201 24.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 212 1.7% 212   151 61 40.4%
Information 142 1.1% 167   109 33 30.3%
Finance and Insurance 221 1.7% 221   160 61 38.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 114 0.9% 99   69 45 65.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 406 3.2% 453   283 123 43.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 22 0.2% 23   8 14 175.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 606 4.8% 592   486 120 24.7%
Educational Services 194 1.5% 236   152 42 27.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 886 7.0% 884   614 272 44.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 149 1.2% 151   133 16 12.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 628 4.9% 448   490 138 28.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 239 1.9% 250   175 64 36.6%
Public Administration 155 1.2% 139   116 39 33.6%
Information Not Available 4,220 33.1% 4,441   2,268 1,952 86.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 185,452 194,724 143,648
Male 109,907 59.3% 116,406   85,390 24,517 28.7%
Female 75,520 40.7% 78,296   58,225 17,295 29.7%
Information Not Available 25 0.0% 22   33 -8 -24.2%
 
Ethnicity 185,452 194,724 143,648
Hispanic or Latino 5,235 2.8% 5,048   4,144 1,091 26.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 147,279 79.4% 156,057   107,602 39,677 36.9%
Information Not Available 32,938 17.8% 33,619   31,902 1,036 3.2%
 
Race 185,452 194,724 143,648
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,650 0.9% 1,684   1,110 540 48.6%
Asian 2,326 1.3% 2,490   1,409 917 65.1%
Black or African American 25,339 13.7% 25,371   20,701 4,638 22.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 133 0.1% 134   104 29 27.9%
White 115,255 62.1% 123,560   83,414 31,841 38.2%
Information Not Available 40,749 22.0% 41,485   36,910 3,839 10.4%
 
Years of Age 185,452 194,724 143,648
Younger than 22 5,339 1.8% 5,492   4,344 995 22.9%
22-24 10,738 3.7% 10,898   8,315 2,423 29.1%
25-34 42,356 14.6% 44,970   33,951 8,405 24.8%
35-44 45,937 15.8% 49,178   36,856 9,081 24.6%
45-54 48,812 16.8% 50,990   38,094 10,718 28.1%
55-59 17,600 6.1% 17,905   12,243 5,357 43.8%
60-64 10,066 3.5% 10,648   6,758 3,308 48.9%
65 and older 4,550 1.6% 4,635   3,034 1,516 50.0%
Information Not Available 54 0.0% 8   53 1 1.9%
 
Industry 185,452 194,724 143,648
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 910 0.5% 738   636 274 43.1%
Mining 402 0.2% 465   85 317 372.9%
Utilities 90 0.0% 87   46 44 95.7%
Construction 15,502 8.3% 17,184   11,482 4,020 35.0%
Manufacturing 43,406 23.3% 46,260   38,069 5,337 14.0%
Wholesale Trade 7,973 4.3% 9,216   4,957 3,016 60.8%
Retail Trade 14,626 7.8% 14,587   9,478 5,148 54.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,552 3.0% 5,748   4,430 1,122 25.3%
Information 2,314 1.2% 2,450   1,427 887 62.2%
Finance and Insurance 5,310 2.8% 5,344   4,001 1,309 32.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,461 1.3% 2,573   1,924 537 27.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 12,415 6.7% 13,069   7,478 4,937 66.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 864 0.5% 1,351   793 71 9.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 17,797 9.5% 19,532   15,622 2,175 13.9%
Educational Services 5,708 3.1% 6,216   2,938 2,770 94.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13,038 7.0% 12,981   8,276 4,762 57.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,463 1.3% 2,258   1,812 651 35.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,858 4.2% 8,226   5,411 2,447 45.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,187 2.2% 4,363   2,431 1,756 72.2%
Public Administration 2,428 1.3% 1,855   1,328 1,100 82.8%
Information Not Available 20,148 10.8% 20,221   21,024 -876 -4.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 85,696 83,878 43,615
Male 52,066 60.8% 50,741   26,126 25,940 99.3%
Female 33,618 39.2% 33,126   17,482 16,136 92.3%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 11   7 5 71.4%
 
Ethnicity 85,696 83,878 43,615
Hispanic or Latino 2,390 2.8% 2,364   1,247 1,143 91.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 74,005 86.4% 72,400   37,677 36,328 96.4%
Information Not Available 9,301 10.9% 9,114   4,691 4,610 98.3%
 
Race 85,696 83,878 43,615
American Indian or Alaskan Native 813 0.9% 796   609 204 33.5%
Asian 2,743 3.2% 2,751   1,124 1,619 144.0%
Black or African American 5,777 6.7% 5,571   3,383 2,394 70.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 177 0.2% 176   79 98 124.1%
White 70,572 82.4% 69,058   35,332 35,240 99.7%
Information Not Available 5,614 6.6% 5,526   3,088 2,526 81.8%
 
Years of Age 85,696 83,878 43,615
Younger than 22 2,219 1.5% 1,954   1,023 1,196 116.9%
22-24 5,129 3.4% 4,898   2,537 2,592 102.2%
25-34 21,198 14.1% 20,331   10,807 10,391 96.2%
35-44 18,727 12.4% 18,559   9,996 8,731 87.3%
45-54 22,073 14.6% 21,802   11,516 10,557 91.7%
55-59 8,311 5.5% 8,317   4,224 4,087 96.8%
60-64 5,422 3.6% 5,421   2,356 3,066 130.1%
65 and older 2,568 1.7% 2,564   1,115 1,453 130.3%
Information Not Available 49 0.0% 32   41 8 19.5%
 
Industry 85,696 83,878 43,615
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 434 0.5% 390   242 192 79.3%
Mining 476 0.6% 600   69 407 589.9%
Utilities 200 0.2% 211   87 113 129.9%
Construction 12,205 14.2% 11,045   7,444 4,761 64.0%
Manufacturing 16,528 19.2% 17,591   6,311 10,217 161.9%
Wholesale Trade 4,560 5.3% 4,644   2,467 2,093 84.8%
Retail Trade 6,840 7.9% 6,721   3,949 2,891 73.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,636 3.1% 2,500   1,325 1,311 98.9%
Information 2,158 2.5% 2,040   1,014 1,144 112.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,798 3.2% 2,786   1,868 930 49.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,174 1.4% 1,130   792 382 48.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,410 6.3% 5,459   2,629 2,781 105.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,920 2.2% 1,899   751 1,169 155.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,695 7.8% 6,419   3,534 3,161 89.4%
Educational Services 2,684 3.1% 2,718   1,246 1,438 115.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,350 7.4% 5,977   3,045 3,305 108.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 981 1.1% 843   648 333 51.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,841 4.5% 3,620   2,011 1,830 91.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,341 2.7% 2,293   1,209 1,132 93.6%
Public Administration 1,360 1.6% 1,198   841 519 61.7%
Information Not Available 4,105 4.8% 3,794   2,133 1,972 92.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Oct 2009 Percent Sep 2009     Oct 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 86,181 90,497 53,738
Male 51,480 59.7% 52,992   29,214 22,266 76.2%
Female 34,683 40.2% 37,493   24,520 10,163 41.4%
Information Not Available 18 0.0% 12   4 14 350.0%
 
Ethnicity 86,181 90,497 53,738
Hispanic or Latino 1,265 1.5% 1,305   696 569 81.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,341 48.0% 42,011   21,884 19,457 88.9%
Information Not Available 43,575 50.6% 47,181   31,158 12,417 39.9%
 
Race 86,181 90,497 53,738
American Indian or Alaskan Native 589 0.7% 640   371 218 58.8%
Asian 711 0.8% 820   400 311 77.8%
Black or African American 16,127 18.7% 16,965   9,514 6,613 69.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 744 0.9% 808   393 351 89.3%
White 61,580 71.5% 64,587   32,641 28,939 88.7%
Information Not Available 6,430 7.5% 6,677   10,419 -3,989 -38.3%
 
Years of Age 86,181 90,497 53,738
Younger than 22 2,742 1.9% 2,648   1,565 1,177 75.2%
22-24 5,088 3.6% 5,356   2,948 2,140 72.6%
25-34 20,785 14.5% 21,651   12,812 7,973 62.2%
35-44 20,724 14.5% 21,539   13,278 7,446 56.1%
45-54 22,031 15.4% 23,728   14,241 7,790 54.7%
55-59 7,453 5.2% 7,719   4,597 2,856 62.1%
60-64 4,782 3.3% 5,048   2,672 2,110 79.0%
65 and older 2,516 1.8% 2,806   1,597 919 57.5%
Information Not Available 60 0.0% 2   28 32 114.3%
 
Industry 86,181 90,497 53,738
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 288 0.3% 285   171 117 68.4%
Mining 363 0.4% 339   114 249 218.4%
Utilities 104 0.1% 102   84 20 23.8%
Construction 14,268 16.5% 13,917   7,016 7,252 103.4%
Manufacturing 15,598 18.0% 17,340   10,613 4,985 47.0%
Wholesale Trade 4,130 4.8% 4,617   2,290 1,840 80.3%
Retail Trade 7,801 9.0% 8,012   5,284 2,517 47.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,505 4.1% 3,583   1,899 1,606 84.6%
Information 1,825 2.1% 2,204   1,317 508 38.6%
Finance and Insurance 2,837 3.3% 3,161   2,449 388 15.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,389 1.6% 1,365   1,111 278 25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,253 4.9% 4,761   2,183 2,070 94.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 240 0.3% 253   244 -4 -1.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,686 10.0% 9,470   5,702 2,984 52.3%
Educational Services 2,027 2.3% 2,176   1,227 800 65.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,544 7.6% 6,594   4,311 2,233 51.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,060 1.2% 1,086   711 349 49.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,586 6.5% 5,494   3,377 2,209 65.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,403 2.8% 2,434   1,595 808 50.7%
Public Administration 844 1.0% 797   537 307 57.2%
Information Not Available 2,430 2.8% 2,507   1,503 927 61.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Oct 2009 Percent Sep