Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

September 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
September 2009
Sep 2009 Aug 2009 Monthly Change Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 5,204,448 5,595,701 -391,253 3,006,706 2,197,742 73.1
Alaska 11,398 11,622 -224 6,891 4,507 65.4
Alabama 66,019 71,383 -5,364 35,052 30,967 88.3
Arkansas 52,518 54,395 -1,877 30,873 21,645 70.1
Arizona 107,543 111,929 -4,386 52,356 55,187 105.4
California 738,531 783,695 -45,164 494,776 243,755 49.3
Colorado 62,105 64,907 -2,802 25,972 36,133 139.1
Connecticut 73,018 86,344 -13,326 43,421 29,597 68.2
District of Columbia 15,808 15,315 493 9,177 6,631 72.3
Delaware 5,533 15,181 -9,648 8,821 -3,288 -37.3
Florida 300,770 312,062 -11,292 196,696 104,074 52.9
Georgia 158,031 163,876 -5,845 81,096 76,935 94.9
Hawaii 20,647 20,147 500 13,183 7,464 56.6
Iowa 41,447 47,684 -6,237 21,420 20,027 93.5
Idaho 23,460 29,901 -6,441 12,696 10,764 84.8
Illinois 243,450 271,156 -27,706 136,149 107,301 78.8
Indiana 96,980 108,460 -11,480 63,640 33,340 52.4
Kansas 47,807 48,323 -516 20,445 27,362 133.8
Kentucky 59,893 68,239 -8,346 35,716 24,177 67.7
Louisiana 73,193 75,305 -2,112 40,093 33,100 82.6
Massachusetts 126,325 144,542 -18,217 80,457 45,868 57.0
Maryland 77,508 85,548 -8,040 45,712 31,796 69.6
Maine 13,112 14,721 -1,609 7,801 5,311 68.1
Michigan 194,724 221,355 -26,631 135,121 59,603 44.1
Minnesota 83,878 91,652 -7,774 38,942 44,936 115.4
Missouri 90,497 100,054 -9,557 51,863 38,634 74.5
Mississippi 41,034 39,530 1,504 24,719 16,315 66.0
Montana 9,011 9,946 -935 3,787 5,224 137.9
North Carolina 180,539 189,662 -9,123 101,153 79,386 78.5
North Dakota 3,769 4,816 -1,047 1,733 2,036 117.5
Nebraska 24,617 25,918 -1,301 12,889 11,728 91.0
New Hampshire 16,283 13,636 2,647 7,743 8,540 110.3
New Jersey 181,255 201,222 -19,967 125,757 55,498 44.1
New Mexico 23,855 26,876 -3,021 11,909 11,946 100.3
Nevada 62,293 66,967 -4,674 39,864 22,429 56.3
New York 315,214 350,454 -35,240 180,632 134,582 74.5
Ohio 166,280 185,027 -18,747 93,785 72,495 77.3
Oklahoma 68,542 17,519 51,023 23,328 45,214 193.8
Oregon 91,836 100,599 -8,763 53,539 38,297 71.5
Pennsylvania 295,058 332,273 -37,215 165,216 129,842 78.6
Puerto Rico 62,883 63,620 -737 42,200 20,683 49.0
Rhode Island 18,626 22,421 -3,795 13,261 5,365 40.5
South Carolina 90,094 93,507 -3,413 58,796 31,298 53.2
South Dakota 3,900 4,657 -757 1,230 2,670 217.1
Tennessee 82,043 89,874 -7,831 49,287 32,756 66.5
Texas 261,940 280,649 -18,709 112,490 149,450 132.9
Utah 31,789 34,225 -2,436 13,186 18,603 141.1
Virginia 85,366 92,304 -6,938 43,753 41,613 95.1
Virgin Islands 860 883 -23 576 284 49.3
Vermont 11,599 12,974 -1,375 5,477 6,122 111.8
Washington 127,980 135,579 -7,599 54,111 73,869 136.5
Wisconsin 131,377 146,786 -15,409 64,705 66,672 103.0
West Virginia 24,654 27,690 -3,036 11,398 13,256 116.3
Wyoming 7,556 8,291 -735 1,813 5,743 316.8
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,204,448   5,595,701   3,006,706 2,197,742 73.1
Male 3,035,371 58.3% 3,206,326   1,641,587 1,393,784 84.9%
Female 2,163,124 41.6% 2,382,822   1,362,365 800,759 58.8%
Information Not Available 5,953 0.1% 6,553   2,754 3,199 116.2%
 
Ethnicity 5,204,448   5,595,701   3,006,706    
Hispanic or Latino 765,232 14.7% 817,819   473,649 291,583 61.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,711,056 83.6% 3,988,208   2,191,866 1,519,190 69.3%
Information Not Available 728,180 12.3% 790,316   341,191 386,989 113.4%
 
Race 5,204,448   5,595,701   3,006,706
American Indian or Alaskan Native 59,657 1.1% 57,549   30,979 28,678 92.6%
Asian 154,838 3.0% 168,361   85,613 69,225 80.9%
Black or African American 874,726 16.8% 933,976   582,917 291,809 50.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19,152 0.4% 20,024   12,030 7,122 59.2%
White 2,982,043 57.3% 3,215,645   1,634,312 1,347,731 82.5%
Information Not Available 1,114,034 21.4% 1,200,045   660,855 453,179 68.6%
 
Years of Age 5,204,448   5,595,701   3,006,706
Younger than 22 194,814 3.7% 200,025   110,001 84,813 77.1%
22-24 306,960 5.9% 319,474   174,144 132,816 76.3%
25-34 1,241,125 23.8% 1,318,790   712,603 528,522 74.2%
35-44 1,223,638 23.5% 1,309,927   740,358 483,280 65.3%
45-54 1,275,666 24.5% 1,385,218   735,883 539,783 73.4%
55-59 463,048 8.9% 504,442   259,018 204,030 78.8%
60-64 303,833 5.8% 332,857   161,143 142,690 88.5%
65 and older 180,299 3.5% 207,427   99,894 80,405 80.5%
Information Not Available 15,065 0.3% 17,541   13,662 1,403 10.3%
 
Industry 5,204,448   5,595,701   3,006,706
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 65,257 1.3% 70,640   53,804 11,453 21.3%
Mining 42,790 0.8% 45,429   8,003 34,787 434.7%
Utilities 10,753 0.2% 10,426   5,424 5,329 98.2%
Construction 616,444 11.8% 619,574   347,750 268,694 77.3%
Manufacturing 853,675 16.4% 946,417   433,684 419,991 96.8%
Wholesale Trade 244,958 4.7% 263,447   122,653 122,305 99.7%
Retail Trade 418,681 8.0% 442,724   261,580 157,101 60.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 193,453 3.7% 255,479   98,460 94,993 96.5%
Information 129,451 2.5% 132,716   84,982 44,469 52.3%
Finance and Insurance 179,304 3.4% 186,307   122,343 56,961 46.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 75,996 1.5% 78,081   48,816 27,180 55.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 294,815 5.7% 313,663   151,400 143,415 94.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21,926 0.4% 25,062   10,702 11,224 104.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 515,688 9.9% 547,020   334,530 181,158 54.2%
Educational Services 160,589 3.1% 178,429   83,730 76,859 91.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 328,230 6.3% 348,049   204,418 123,812 60.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 67,378 1.3% 71,672   41,041 26,337 64.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 265,403 5.1% 305,883   154,300 111,103 72.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 142,251 2.7% 151,618   86,021 56,230 65.4%
Public Administration 88,699 1.7% 93,703   50,398 38,301 76.0%
Information Not Available 488,707 9.4% 509,362   302,667 186,040 61.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,398 11,622 6,891 4,507 65.4
Male 6,325 55.5% 6,097   3,562 2,763 77.6%
Female 5,073 44.5% 5,525   3,329 1,744 52.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,398   11,622   6,891    
Hispanic or Latino 497 4.4% 475   254 243 95.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,779 94.6% 11,010   6,581 4,198 63.8%
Information Not Available 122 1.1% 137   56 66 117.9%
 
Race 11,398 11,622 6,891
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,181 27.9% 3,403   2,177 1,004 46.1%
Asian 755 6.6% 450   418 337 80.6%
Black or African American 530 4.6% 533   368 162 44.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 186 1.6% 143   76 110 144.7%
White 6,326 55.5% 6,658   3,632 2,694 74.2%
Information Not Available 420 3.7% 435   220 200 90.9%
 
Years of Age 11,398 11,622 6,891
Younger than 22 509 3.0% 560   226 283 125.2%
22-24 941 5.5% 850   539 402 74.6%
25-34 3,094 18.1% 3,065   1,735 1,359 78.3%
35-44 2,486 14.5% 2,560   1,601 885 55.3%
45-54 2,603 15.2% 2,709   1,679 924 55.0%
55-59 895 5.2% 919   634 261 41.2%
60-64 591 3.4% 610   288 303 105.2%
65 and older 279 1.6% 349   189 90 47.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,398 11,622 6,891
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 10 0.1% 12   21 -11 -52.4%
Mining 661 5.8% 658   171 490 286.5%
Utilities 41 0.4% 42   31 10 32.3%
Construction 1,424 12.5% 1,316   792 632 79.8%
Manufacturing 958 8.4% 497   553 405 73.2%
Wholesale Trade 239 2.1% 210   108 131 121.3%
Retail Trade 1,417 12.4% 1,404   789 628 79.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 477 4.2% 885   331 146 44.1%
Information 141 1.2% 147   93 48 51.6%
Finance and Insurance 215 1.9% 221   158 57 36.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 233 2.0% 231   144 89 61.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 432 3.8% 449   250 182 72.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13 0.1% 28   2 11 550.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 689 6.0% 668   451 238 52.8%
Educational Services 438 3.8% 549   267 171 64.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,023 9.0% 1,127   753 270 35.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 156 1.4% 156   91 65 71.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 988 8.7% 1,021   636 352 55.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 440 3.9% 591   278 162 58.3%
Public Administration 1,019 8.9% 997   739 280 37.9%
Information Not Available 384 3.4% 413   233 151 64.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 66,019 71,383 35,052
Male 37,242 56.4% 40,373   17,731 19,511 110.0%
Female 28,670 43.4% 30,916   17,251 11,419 66.2%
Information Not Available 107 0.2% 94   70 37 52.9%
 
Ethnicity 66,019 71,383 35,052
Hispanic or Latino 1,246 1.9% 1,344   833 413 49.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 53,227 80.6% 57,453   27,886 25,341 90.9%
Information Not Available 11,546 17.5% 12,586   6,333 5,213 82.3%
 
Race 66,019 71,383 35,052
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,852 4.3% 3,021   1,367 1,485 108.6%
Asian 1,075 1.6% 1,161   619 456 73.7%
Black or African American 23,967 36.3% 26,655   14,532 9,435 64.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 97 0.1% 112   54 43 79.6%
White 34,986 53.0% 37,123   16,224 18,762 115.6%
Information Not Available 3,042 4.6% 3,311   2,256 786 34.8%
 
Years of Age 66,019 71,383 35,052
Younger than 22 2,823 2.9% 3,021   1,433 1,390 97.0%
22-24 4,643 4.8% 4,999   2,489 2,154 86.5%
25-34 17,086 17.5% 18,577   9,196 7,890 85.8%
35-44 15,550 15.9% 16,906   8,332 7,218 86.6%
45-54 15,127 15.5% 16,392   8,057 7,070 87.7%
55-59 5,299 5.4% 5,712   2,716 2,583 95.1%
60-64 3,417 3.5% 3,534   1,660 1,757 105.8%
65 and older 2,071 2.1% 2,219   1,134 937 82.6%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 23   35 -32 -91.4%
 
Industry 66,019 71,383 35,052
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 656 1.0% 750   354 302 85.3%
Mining 494 0.7% 602   83 411 495.2%
Utilities 79 0.1% 74   51 28 54.9%
Construction 7,897 11.8% 8,298   3,467 4,430 127.8%
Manufacturing 15,768 23.6% 17,143   8,345 7,423 89.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,746 4.1% 3,030   1,198 1,548 129.2%
Retail Trade 6,938 10.4% 7,416   3,632 3,306 91.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,974 3.0% 2,158   994 980 98.6%
Information 677 1.0% 746   563 114 20.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,884 2.8% 1,934   1,007 877 87.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 874 1.3% 871   439 435 99.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,137 4.7% 3,388   1,636 1,501 91.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 74 0.1% 75   45 29 64.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,723 10.1% 7,365   3,779 2,944 77.9%
Educational Services 1,821 2.7% 1,481   1,091 730 66.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,166 6.2% 4,646   2,468 1,698 68.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 462 0.7% 440   209 253 121.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,807 5.7% 4,351   2,087 1,720 82.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,450 2.2% 1,863   861 589 68.4%
Public Administration 1,393 2.1% 1,509   381 1,012 265.6%
Information Not Available 2,999 4.5% 3,243   2,362 637 27.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 52,518 54,395 30,873
Male 30,245 57.6% 30,780   16,057 14,188 88.4%
Female 22,272 42.4% 23,613   14,816 7,456 50.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 52,518 54,395 30,873
Hispanic or Latino 1,551 3.0% 1,750   737 814 110.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 50,966 97.0% 52,643   30,136 20,830 69.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
 
Race 52,518 54,395 30,873
American Indian or Alaskan Native 463 0.9% 523   314 149 47.5%
Asian 290 0.6% 376   265 25 9.4%
Black or African American 14,467 27.5% 15,327   9,938 4,529 45.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 435 0.8% 420   233 202 86.7%
White 35,311 67.2% 35,995   19,384 15,927 82.2%
Information Not Available 1,552 3.0% 1,754   739 813 110.0%
 
Years of Age 52,518 54,395 30,873
Younger than 22 2,159 2.5% 2,061   1,143 1,016 88.9%
22-24 3,788 4.4% 3,949   2,270 1,518 66.9%
25-34 14,026 16.4% 14,831   8,752 5,274 60.3%
35-44 12,698 14.9% 13,276   7,576 5,122 67.6%
45-54 12,112 14.2% 12,327   6,990 5,122 73.3%
55-59 4,028 4.7% 4,020   2,162 1,866 86.3%
60-64 2,438 2.9% 2,481   1,186 1,252 105.6%
65 and older 1,266 1.5% 1,445   791 475 60.1%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 5   3 0 0.0%
 
Industry 52,518 54,395 30,873
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 702 1.3% 529   493 209 42.4%
Mining 496 0.9% 485   75 421 561.3%
Utilities 133 0.2% 125   92 41 44.6%
Construction 5,556 10.4% 4,947   3,007 2,549 84.8%
Manufacturing 12,313 23.1% 13,505   6,486 5,827 89.8%
Wholesale Trade 2,343 4.4% 2,356   1,544 799 51.7%
Retail Trade 6,304 11.8% 6,600   4,031 2,273 56.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,320 4.4% 2,569   1,127 1,193 105.9%
Information 524 1.0% 610   314 210 66.9%
Finance and Insurance 730 1.4% 752   552 178 32.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 574 1.1% 572   308 266 86.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,071 2.0% 1,123   774 297 38.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 111 0.2% 87   92 19 20.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,411 10.2% 5,858   3,067 2,344 76.4%
Educational Services 2,075 3.9% 2,427   1,273 802 63.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,082 9.5% 5,061   3,435 1,647 47.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 468 0.9% 480   325 143 44.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,095 7.7% 4,074   2,606 1,489 57.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,021 1.9% 1,020   569 452 79.4%
Public Administration 1,143 2.1% 1,167   693 450 64.9%
Information Not Available 46 0.1% 48   10 36 360.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 107,543 111,929 52,356
Male 65,993 61.4% 68,777   30,571 35,422 115.9%
Female 41,526 38.6% 43,130   21,776 19,750 90.7%
Information Not Available 24 0.0% 22   9 15 166.7%
 
Ethnicity 107,543 111,929 52,356
Hispanic or Latino 34,936 32.5% 37,982   18,328 16,608 90.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,605 45.2% 49,348   31,541 17,064 54.1%
Information Not Available 24,002 22.3% 24,599   2,487 21,515 865.1%
 
Race 107,543 111,929 52,356
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,981 5.6% 6,524   3,239 2,742 84.7%
Asian 2,736 2.5% 2,923   800 1,936 242.0%
Black or African American 6,195 5.8% 6,237   3,281 2,914 88.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 580 0.5% 528   67 513 765.7%
White 59,727 55.5% 60,768   24,194 35,533 146.9%
Information Not Available 32,324 30.1% 34,949   20,775 11,549 55.6%
 
Years of Age 107,543 111,929 52,356
Younger than 22 4,741 2.9% 4,717   1,800 2,941 163.4%
22-24 7,291 4.5% 7,069   2,924 4,367 149.4%
25-34 25,029 15.5% 25,281   11,552 13,477 116.7%
35-44 24,981 15.5% 26,184   12,686 12,295 96.9%
45-54 26,018 16.2% 27,877   13,602 12,416 91.3%
55-59 9,679 6.0% 10,164   4,801 4,878 101.6%
60-64 6,210 3.9% 6,719   3,180 3,030 95.3%
65 and older 3,594 2.2% 3,918   1,811 1,783 98.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 107,543 111,929 52,356
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 5,349 4.7% 7,539   4,742 607 12.8%
Mining 1,091 1.0% 1,210   97 994 1024.7%
Utilities 203 0.2% 216   85 118 138.8%
Construction 16,881 15.0% 17,143   7,111 9,770 137.4%
Manufacturing 8,381 7.4% 8,977   3,282 5,099 155.4%
Wholesale Trade 5,388 4.8% 5,744   2,499 2,889 115.6%
Retail Trade 9,454 8.4% 9,277   4,503 4,951 109.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,655 2.4% 2,665   1,225 1,430 116.7%
Information 1,468 1.3% 1,504   679 789 116.2%
Finance and Insurance 3,312 2.9% 3,009   1,949 1,363 69.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,168 1.9% 2,155   1,086 1,082 99.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,776 5.1% 5,971   2,500 3,276 131.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 416 0.4% 367   144 272 188.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,042 10.7% 12,134   5,191 6,851 132.0%
Educational Services 3,279 2.9% 3,581   1,082 2,197 203.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,131 5.4% 5,943   2,738 3,393 123.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,096 1.0% 1,105   530 566 106.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,219 4.6% 5,388   2,046 3,173 155.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,448 2.2% 2,351   1,131 1,317 116.4%
Public Administration 2,915 2.6% 3,367   1,330 1,585 119.2%
Information Not Available 11,871 10.5% 12,283   8,406 3,465 41.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 738,531 783,695 494,776
Male 429,637 58.2% 448,704   272,225 157,412 57.8%
Female 308,428 41.8% 334,308   222,258 86,170 38.8%
Information Not Available 466 0.1% 683   293 173 59.0%
 
Ethnicity 738,531 783,695 494,776
Hispanic or Latino 236,636 32.0% 250,657   169,945 66,691 39.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 383,018 51.9% 409,954   271,344 111,674 41.2%
Information Not Available 118,877 16.1% 123,084   53,487 65,390 122.3%
 
Race 738,531 783,695 494,776
American Indian or Alaskan Native 5,594 0.8% 4,783   3,422 2,172 63.5%
Asian 69,741 9.4% 77,794   43,415 26,326 60.6%
Black or African American 46,898 6.4% 52,025   44,882 2,016 4.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 260,784 35.3% 275,352   179,625 81,159 45.2%
Information Not Available 355,514 48.1% 373,741   223,432 132,082 59.1%
 
Years of Age 738,531 783,695 494,776
Younger than 22 24,615 2.6% 24,207   14,961 9,654 64.5%
22-24 45,127 4.7% 44,509   30,019 15,108 50.3%
25-34 178,736 18.7% 192,093   118,414 60,322 50.9%
35-44 175,752 18.4% 181,453   119,978 55,774 46.5%
45-54 180,040 18.9% 197,753   122,324 57,716 47.2%
55-59 64,613 6.8% 69,009   43,220 21,393 49.5%
60-64 44,474 4.7% 45,876   26,890 17,584 65.4%
65 and older 24,335 2.5% 27,428   18,872 5,463 28.9%
Information Not Available 839 0.1% 1,367   98 741 756.1%
 
Industry 738,531 783,695 494,776
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 35,617 4.6% 37,189   31,584 4,033 12.8%
Mining 2,611 0.3% 3,123   1,173 1,438 122.6%
Utilities 2,797 0.4% 2,733   1,369 1,428 104.3%
Construction 103,680 13.4% 102,976   69,523 34,157 49.1%
Manufacturing 116,356 15.0% 123,476   61,994 54,362 87.7%
Wholesale Trade 27,785 3.6% 32,894   8,703 19,082 219.3%
Retail Trade 58,926 7.6% 64,324   43,317 15,609 36.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 22,750 2.9% 25,573   14,569 8,181 56.2%
Information 39,066 5.0% 38,067   33,930 5,136 15.1%
Finance and Insurance 24,335 3.1% 25,183   18,383 5,952 32.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 9,883 1.3% 9,761   8,898 985 11.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 28,158 3.6% 29,575   12,125 16,033 132.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 84,007 10.9% 95,656   72,360 11,647 16.1%
Educational Services 44,661 5.8% 51,732   21,316 23,345 109.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 36,922 4.8% 36,603   28,943 7,979 27.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 9,883 1.3% 10,932   8,996 887 9.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 29,370 3.8% 31,527   23,761 5,609 23.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 26,946 3.5% 28,404   16,623 10,323 62.1%
Public Administration 10,536 1.4% 9,663   5,769 4,767 82.6%
Information Not Available 24,242 3.1% 24,304   11,440 12,802 111.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 62,105 64,907 25,972
Male 37,110 59.8% 38,804   13,465 23,645 175.6%
Female 24,995 40.2% 26,103   12,507 12,488 99.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 62,105 64,907 25,972
Hispanic or Latino 11,036 17.8% 11,470   4,351 6,685 153.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 42,549 68.5% 44,324   17,529 25,020 142.7%
Information Not Available 8,520 13.7% 9,113   4,092 4,428 108.2%
 
Race 62,105 64,907 25,972
American Indian or Alaskan Native 873 1.4% 918   413 460 111.4%
Asian 1,410 2.3% 1,521   499 911 182.6%
Black or African American 3,574 5.8% 3,736   2,005 1,569 78.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 231 0.4% 245   87 144 165.5%
White 43,919 70.7% 45,927   17,747 26,172 147.5%
Information Not Available 12,098 19.5% 12,560   5,221 6,877 131.7%
 
Years of Age 62,105 64,907 25,972
Younger than 22 1,332 1.3% 1,375   349 983 281.7%
22-24 2,761 2.7% 2,960   890 1,871 210.2%
25-34 14,271 14.0% 15,026   5,319 8,952 168.3%
35-44 14,848 14.5% 15,441   6,547 8,301 126.8%
45-54 16,617 16.3% 17,341   7,667 8,950 116.7%
55-59 6,396 6.3% 6,648   2,802 3,594 128.3%
60-64 3,824 3.7% 3,989   1,634 2,190 134.0%
65 and older 2,039 2.0% 2,110   764 1,275 166.9%
Information Not Available 17 0.0% 17   0 17 0.0%
 
Industry 62,105 64,907 25,972
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 371 0.6% 374   179 192 107.3%
Mining 1,429 2.3% 1,804   166 1,263 760.8%
Utilities 69 0.1% 62   22 47 213.6%
Construction 10,227 16.4% 10,563   3,458 6,769 195.7%
Manufacturing 6,390 10.2% 6,722   2,431 3,959 162.9%
Wholesale Trade 3,504 5.6% 3,771   1,308 2,196 167.9%
Retail Trade 5,264 8.4% 5,488   2,443 2,821 115.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,871 3.0% 1,990   806 1,065 132.1%
Information 2,333 3.7% 2,451   1,030 1,303 126.5%
Finance and Insurance 2,573 4.1% 2,706   1,822 751 41.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,471 2.4% 1,493   623 848 136.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,977 9.6% 6,294   2,403 3,574 148.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 485 0.8% 515   328 157 47.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,508 12.0% 7,620   3,297 4,211 127.7%
Educational Services 1,761 2.8% 1,794   677 1,084 160.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,215 5.1% 3,323   1,703 1,512 88.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 844 1.4% 863   397 447 112.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,818 4.5% 3,021   1,168 1,650 141.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,573 2.5% 1,637   694 879 126.7%
Public Administration 885 1.4% 888   422 463 109.7%
Information Not Available 1,537 2.5% 1,528   595 942 158.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 73,018 86,344 43,421
Male 40,422 55.4% 46,106   23,461 16,961 72.3%
Female 32,596 44.6% 40,238   19,960 12,636 63.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 73,018 86,344 43,421
Hispanic or Latino 9,493 13.0% 10,517   6,069 3,424 56.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 63,525 87.0% 75,827   37,352 26,173 70.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 73,018 86,344 43,421
American Indian or Alaskan Native 231 0.3% 250   196 35 17.9%
Asian 1,353 1.9% 1,570   696 657 94.4%
Black or African American 9,419 12.9% 10,343   6,716 2,703 40.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 40,709 55.8% 46,011   25,278 15,431 61.0%
Information Not Available 21,306 29.2% 28,170   10,535 10,771 102.2%
 
Years of Age 73,018 86,344 43,421
Younger than 22 2,567 2.4% 2,681   1,619 948 58.6%
22-24 4,522 4.2% 4,904   2,571 1,951 75.9%
25-34 15,321 14.1% 17,367   9,522 5,799 60.9%
35-44 15,789 14.6% 18,863   9,990 5,799 58.0%
45-54 18,529 17.1% 22,369   10,789 7,740 71.7%
55-59 7,087 6.5% 8,486   3,859 3,228 83.6%
60-64 5,289 4.9% 6,518   2,904 2,385 82.1%
65 and older 3,914 3.6% 5,156   2,167 1,747 80.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 73,018 86,344 43,421
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 319 0.4% 261   204 115 56.4%
Mining 22 0.0% 22   17 5 29.4%
Utilities 72 0.1% 76   45 27 60.0%
Construction 6,908 9.4% 7,099   4,838 2,070 42.8%
Manufacturing 14,665 20.0% 17,618   5,442 9,223 169.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,921 5.3% 4,204   2,227 1,694 76.1%
Retail Trade 8,158 11.1% 8,800   5,589 2,569 46.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,350 3.2% 6,891   1,436 914 63.6%
Information 1,937 2.6% 2,063   1,413 524 37.1%
Finance and Insurance 3,861 5.3% 4,109   2,441 1,420 58.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,062 1.4% 1,111   738 324 43.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,497 6.1% 4,894   2,371 2,126 89.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 776 1.1% 804   304 472 155.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,129 9.7% 7,547   4,693 2,436 51.9%
Educational Services 2,400 3.3% 2,855   1,512 888 58.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,842 8.0% 6,135   4,000 1,842 46.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,393 1.9% 1,401   924 469 50.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,959 5.4% 6,206   2,550 1,409 55.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,802 2.5% 1,931   1,332 470 35.3%
Public Administration 827 1.1% 1,084   616 211 34.3%
Information Not Available 1,118 1.5% 1,233   729 389 53.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,808 15,315 9,177
Male 7,342 46.4% 7,014   4,064 3,278 80.7%
Female 8,466 53.6% 8,301   5,113 3,353 65.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,808 15,315 9,177
Hispanic or Latino 1,974 12.5% 1,949   776 1,198 154.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,305 84.2% 12,829   8,141 5,164 63.4%
Information Not Available 529 3.3% 537   260 269 103.5%
 
Race 15,808 15,315 9,177
American Indian or Alaskan Native 107 0.7% 123   55 52 94.5%
Asian 448 2.8% 478   156 292 187.2%
Black or African American 11,236 71.1% 10,783   7,611 3,625 47.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 71 0.4% 78   44 27 61.4%
White 3,945 25.0% 3,852   1,310 2,635 201.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Years of Age 15,808 15,315 9,177
Younger than 22 409 2.2% 387   243 166 68.3%
22-24 909 4.8% 821   467 442 94.6%
25-34 4,301 22.7% 4,239   2,140 2,161 101.0%
35-44 3,741 19.8% 3,680   2,348 1,393 59.3%
45-54 3,868 20.5% 3,733   2,473 1,395 56.4%
55-59 1,344 7.1% 1,299   808 536 66.3%
60-64 847 4.5% 767   470 377 80.2%
65 and older 389 2.1% 389   228 161 70.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,808 15,315 9,177
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 2 0.0% 3   7 -5 -71.4%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 7 0.0% 4   1 6 600.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Finance and Insurance 3 0.0% 3   1 2 200.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4 0.0% 2   0 4 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 17 0.1% 14   7 10 142.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 36 0.2% 38   27 9 33.3%
Educational Services 1 0.0% 1   5 -4 -80.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6 0.0% 8   6 0 0.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4 0.0% 4   3 1 33.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3 0.0% 4   3 0 0.0%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 15,725 99.5% 15,233   9,114 6,611 72.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,533 15,181 8,821
Male 2,852 51.5% 7,975   4,450 -1,598 -35.9%
Female 2,681 48.5% 7,206   4,371 -1,690 -38.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,533 15,181 8,821
Hispanic or Latino 240 4.3% 642   318 -78 -24.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,293 95.7% 15,181   8,503 -3,210 -37.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 5,533 15,181 8,821
American Indian or Alaskan Native 12 0.2% 39   21 -9 -42.9%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 1,898 34.3% 5,138   3,366 -1,468 -43.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 45 0.8% 134   39 6 15.4%
White 3,114 56.3% 8,485   4,874 -1,760 -36.1%
Information Not Available 465 8.4% 1,285   521 -56 -10.7%
 
Years of Age 5,533 15,181 8,821
Younger than 22 250 3.0% 647   271 -21 -7.7%
22-24 391 4.7% 1,090   536 -145 -27.1%
25-34 1,314 15.8% 3,635   2,139 -825 -38.6%
35-44 1,246 15.0% 3,447   2,132 -886 -41.6%
45-54 1,286 15.5% 3,476   2,088 -802 -38.4%
55-59 467 5.6% 1,272   725 -258 -35.6%
60-64 332 4.0% 918   522 -190 -36.4%
65 and older 207 2.5% 580   344 -137 -39.8%
Information Not Available 40 0.5% 116   64 -24 -37.5%
 
Industry 5,533 15,181 8,821
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 5 0.1% 12   15 -10 -66.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 5 0.1% 10   11 -6 -54.5%
Construction 607 11.0% 1,632   1,036 -429 -41.4%
Manufacturing 458 8.3% 1,275   575 -117 -20.3%
Wholesale Trade 290 5.2% 812   357 -67 -18.8%
Retail Trade 782 14.1% 2,208   1,567 -785 -50.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 161 2.9% 475   244 -83 -34.0%
Information 121 2.2% 324   154 -33 -21.4%
Finance and Insurance 498 9.0% 1,248   666 -168 -25.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 106 1.9% 317   157 -51 -32.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 403 7.3% 1,151   550 -147 -26.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 24 0.4% 67   23 1 4.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 837 15.1% 2,328   1,414 -577 -40.8%
Educational Services 126 2.3% 364   238 -112 -47.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 401 7.2% 1,094   698 -297 -42.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 113 2.0% 295   132 -19 -14.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 402 7.3% 1,028   610 -208 -34.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 154 2.8% 421   253 -99 -39.1%
Public Administration 31 0.6% 84   58 -27 -46.6%
Information Not Available 9 0.2% 36   63 -54 -85.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 300,770 312,062 196,696
Male 171,575 57.0% 177,045   107,995 63,580 58.9%
Female 128,315 42.7% 133,877   88,664 39,651 44.7%
Information Not Available 880 0.3% 1,140   37 843 2278.4%
 
Ethnicity 300,770 312,062 196,696
Hispanic or Latino 82,195 27.3% 87,842   60,819 21,376 35.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 202,591 67.4% 209,806   124,724 77,867 62.4%
Information Not Available 15,984 5.3% 14,414   11,153 4,831 43.3%
 
Race 300,770 312,062 196,696
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,027 0.3% 993   781 246 31.5%
Asian 2,456 0.8% 2,427   929 1,527 164.4%
Black or African American 56,239 18.7% 58,610   39,778 16,461 41.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4,363 1.5% 4,596   2,231 2,132 95.6%
White 188,293 62.6% 194,510   117,884 70,409 59.7%
Information Not Available 48,392 16.1% 50,926   35,093 13,299 37.9%
 
Years of Age 300,770 312,062 196,696
Younger than 22 9,129 1.9% 9,045   5,614 3,515 62.6%
22-24 15,984 3.4% 16,509   11,264 4,720 41.9%
25-34 66,724 14.2% 69,899   41,637 25,087 60.3%
35-44 69,840 14.9% 72,914   46,655 23,185 49.7%
45-54 77,539 16.5% 79,385   51,228 26,311 51.4%
55-59 28,119 6.0% 29,232   18,588 9,531 51.3%
60-64 18,771 4.0% 19,635   11,896 6,875 57.8%
65 and older 14,628 3.1% 15,406   9,777 4,851 49.6%
Information Not Available 36 0.0% 37   37 -1 -2.7%
 
Industry 300,770 312,062 196,696
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6,526 2.1% 6,729   6,060 466 7.7%
Mining 183 0.1% 184   260 -77 -29.6%
Utilities 623 0.2% 441   186 437 234.9%
Construction 36,551 11.9% 36,806   25,168 11,383 45.2%
Manufacturing 21,117 6.9% 22,540   12,379 8,738 70.6%
Wholesale Trade 14,921 4.9% 15,590   9,963 4,958 49.8%
Retail Trade 30,612 10.0% 32,136   19,963 10,649 53.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,662 2.5% 8,825   5,279 2,383 45.1%
Information 6,526 2.1% 6,435   4,498 2,028 45.1%
Finance and Insurance 13,968 4.5% 14,303   9,517 4,451 46.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6,599 2.1% 7,244   3,532 3,067 86.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 19,321 6.3% 20,554   12,454 6,867 55.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,833 0.6% 2,022   1,227 606 49.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 54,186 17.6% 55,154   37,324 16,862 45.2%
Educational Services 8,029 2.6% 9,413   4,758 3,271 68.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16,681 5.4% 16,583   12,045 4,636 38.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 7,626 2.5% 7,979   3,755 3,871 103.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 21,044 6.8% 21,142   13,197 7,847 59.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,516 2.4% 8,457   4,907 2,609 53.2%
Public Administration 3,959 1.3% 3,677   2,416 1,543 63.9%
Information Not Available 15,287 5.0% 15,848   7,808 7,479 95.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 158,031 163,876 81,096
Male 84,690 53.6% 87,785   41,441 43,249 104.4%
Female 71,006 44.9% 73,701   38,520 32,486 84.3%
Information Not Available 2,335 1.5% 2,390   1,135 1,200 105.7%
 
Ethnicity 158,031 163,876 81,096
Hispanic or Latino 556 0.4% 477   451 105 23.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 155,140 98.2% 161,009   79,510 75,630 95.1%
Information Not Available 2,335 1.5% 2,390   1,135 1,200 105.7%
 
Race 158,031 163,876 81,096
American Indian or Alaskan Native 802 0.5% 753   410 392 95.6%
Asian 2,776 1.8% 2,875   1,035 1,741 168.2%
Black or African American 69,740 44.1% 72,747   39,676 30,064 75.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 82,378 52.1% 85,111   38,840 43,538 112.1%
Information Not Available 2,335 1.5% 2,390   1,135 1,200 105.7%
 
Years of Age 158,031 163,876 81,096
Younger than 22 4,065 1.8% 4,126   2,430 1,635 67.3%
22-24 7,367 3.2% 7,676   4,322 3,045 70.5%
25-34 36,035 15.6% 37,480   19,358 16,677 86.2%
35-44 40,112 17.3% 41,412   20,728 19,384 93.5%
45-54 38,137 16.5% 39,607   19,312 18,825 97.5%
55-59 13,339 5.8% 13,827   6,304 7,035 111.6%
60-64 8,964 3.9% 9,358   3,945 5,019 127.2%
65 and older 4,875 2.1% 5,302   2,156 2,719 126.1%
Information Not Available 5,137 2.2% 5,088   2,541 2,596 102.2%
 
Industry 158,031 163,876 81,096
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,487 1.5% 2,564   1,598 889 55.6%
Mining 328 0.2% 371   161 167 103.7%
Utilities 282 0.2% 262   138 144 104.3%
Construction 13,014 8.1% 13,512   6,287 6,727 107.0%
Manufacturing 18,693 11.6% 18,783   8,309 10,384 125.0%
Wholesale Trade 10,218 6.4% 10,511   4,351 5,867 134.8%
Retail Trade 11,132 6.9% 11,266   6,317 4,815 76.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,981 2.5% 4,007   1,972 2,009 101.9%
Information 3,621 2.3% 3,779   1,619 2,002 123.7%
Finance and Insurance 4,564 2.8% 4,634   2,515 2,049 81.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,802 1.7% 2,866   1,566 1,236 78.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 25,154 15.7% 26,478   12,929 12,225 94.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 224 0.1% 237   234 -10 -4.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 606 0.4% 643   264 342 129.5%
Educational Services 4,665 2.9% 4,515   1,776 2,889 162.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,901 4.3% 7,060   3,716 3,185 85.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,987 3.7% 6,837   3,565 2,422 67.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,478 0.9% 1,527   788 690 87.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,958 1.2% 2,106   1,173 785 66.9%
Public Administration 2,127 1.3% 2,204   1,041 1,086 104.3%
Information Not Available 37,809 23.6% 39,714   20,777 17,032 82.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,647 20,147 13,183
Male 13,078 63.3% 13,070   8,145 4,933 60.6%
Female 7,568 36.7% 7,076   5,038 2,530 50.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,647 20,147 13,183
Hispanic or Latino 1,047 5.1% 1,067   773 274 35.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,988 77.4% 15,615   10,169 5,819 57.2%
Information Not Available 3,612 17.5% 3,465   2,241 1,371 61.2%
 
Race 20,647 20,147 13,183
American Indian or Alaskan Native 100 0.5% 123   96 4 4.2%
Asian 7,048 34.1% 6,858   4,450 2,598 58.4%
Black or African American 366 1.8% 326   206 160 77.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5,186 25.1% 5,154   3,512 1,674 47.7%
White 5,388 26.1% 5,197   3,221 2,167 67.3%
Information Not Available 2,559 12.4% 2,489   1,698 861 50.7%
 
Years of Age 20,647 20,147 13,183
Younger than 22 544 2.2% 535   353 191 54.1%
22-24 1,116 4.5% 1,065   743 373 50.2%
25-34 5,209 21.0% 5,045   3,032 2,177 71.8%
35-44 4,827 19.5% 4,655   3,191 1,636 51.3%
45-54 4,883 19.7% 4,761   3,269 1,614 49.4%
55-59 2,019 8.1% 1,978   1,321 698 52.8%
60-64 1,258 5.1% 1,299   822 436 53.0%
65 and older 791 3.2% 809   452 339 75.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,647 20,147 13,183
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 314 1.5% 392   210 104 49.5%
Mining 1 0.0% 3   3 -2 -66.7%
Utilities 17 0.1% 15   7 10 142.9%
Construction 5,784 27.6% 5,851   3,559 2,225 62.5%
Manufacturing 566 2.7% 590   314 252 80.3%
Wholesale Trade 387 1.8% 454   202 185 91.6%
Retail Trade 1,360 6.5% 1,365   680 680 100.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 801 3.8% 778   1,105 -304 -27.5%
Information 331 1.6% 432   204 127 62.3%
Finance and Insurance 341 1.6% 337   231 110 47.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 375 1.8% 363   282 93 33.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 691 3.3% 679   377 314 83.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.3% 58   51 3 5.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,392 11.4% 2,348   1,363 1,029 75.5%
Educational Services 243 1.2% 217   96 147 153.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 954 4.6% 902   484 470 97.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 275 1.3% 296   172 103 59.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,822 13.5% 2,194   1,751 1,071 61.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 488 2.3% 456   297 191 64.3%
Public Administration 517 2.5% 487   213 304 142.7%
Information Not Available 1,934 9.2% 1,930   1,582 352 22.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 41,447 47,684 21,420
Male 24,758 59.7% 28,239   11,529 13,229 114.7%
Female 16,689 40.3% 19,445   9,891 6,798 68.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 41,447 47,684 21,420
Hispanic or Latino 1,194 2.9% 1,297   669 525 78.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,214 58.4% 26,848   15,170 9,044 59.6%
Information Not Available 16,039 38.7% 19,539   5,581 10,458 187.4%
 
Race 41,447 47,684 21,420
American Indian or Alaskan Native 178 0.4% 195   84 94 111.9%
Asian 293 0.7% 348   163 130 79.8%
Black or African American 1,840 4.4% 2,005   1,351 489 36.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 21,903 52.8% 24,300   13,572 8,331 61.4%
Information Not Available 17,233 41.6% 20,836   6,250 10,983 175.7%
 
Years of Age 41,447 47,684 21,420
Younger than 22 1,451 2.4% 1,568   725 726 100.1%
22-24 2,445 4.0% 2,814   1,279 1,166 91.2%
25-34 9,781 16.1% 11,093   4,955 4,826 97.4%
35-44 9,325 15.3% 10,619   4,839 4,486 92.7%
45-54 10,593 17.4% 12,292   5,576 5,017 90.0%
55-59 3,897 6.4% 4,540   2,014 1,883 93.5%
60-64 2,495 4.1% 2,992   1,246 1,249 100.2%
65 and older 1,459 2.4% 1,765   786 673 85.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 41,447 47,684 21,420
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 308 0.7% 294   202 106 52.5%
Mining 43 0.1% 39   12 31 258.3%
Utilities 89 0.2% 150   27 62 229.6%
Construction 4,699 11.3% 4,896   2,177 2,522 115.8%
Manufacturing 13,352 32.0% 16,155   6,066 7,286 120.1%
Wholesale Trade 2,266 5.4% 2,688   894 1,372 153.5%
Retail Trade 3,251 7.8% 3,432   1,909 1,342 70.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,367 3.3% 2,031   623 744 119.4%
Information 1,441 3.5% 1,604   776 665 85.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,428 3.4% 1,506   848 580 68.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 366 0.9% 376   245 121 49.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,635 3.9% 1,795   799 836 104.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.1% 55   29 23 79.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,550 8.5% 3,887   2,176 1,374 63.1%
Educational Services 806 1.9% 957   453 353 77.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,395 5.7% 2,632   1,413 982 69.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 393 0.9% 439   214 179 83.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,111 5.1% 2,538   1,441 670 46.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 922 2.2% 1,116   456 466 102.2%
Public Administration 427 1.0% 447   280 147 52.5%
Information Not Available 546 1.3% 647   380 166 43.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,460 29,901 12,696
Male 14,252 60.8% 18,462   7,339 6,913 94.2%
Female 9,208 39.2% 11,436   5,356 3,852 71.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 3   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,460 29,901 12,696
Hispanic or Latino 2,515 10.7% 3,494   1,501 1,014 67.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,004 85.3% 25,244   10,552 9,452 89.6%
Information Not Available 941 4.0% 1,163   643 298 46.3%
 
Race 23,460 29,901 12,696
American Indian or Alaskan Native 365 1.6% 448   245 120 49.0%
Asian 358 1.5% 449   157 201 128.0%
Black or African American 197 0.8% 235   111 86 77.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 81 0.3% 104   45 36 80.0%
White 19,043 81.2% 23,878   10,076 8,967 89.0%
Information Not Available 3,416 14.6% 4,787   2,062 1,354 65.7%
 
Years of Age 23,460 29,901 12,696
Younger than 22 883 2.1% 986   457 426 93.2%
22-24 1,485 3.6% 1,834   697 788 113.1%
25-34 5,809 14.1% 7,296   3,029 2,780 91.8%
35-44 5,290 12.8% 6,655   3,000 2,290 76.3%
45-54 5,748 14.0% 7,291   3,179 2,569 80.8%
55-59 2,191 5.3% 2,889   1,184 1,007 85.1%
60-64 1,321 3.2% 1,828   724 597 82.5%
65 and older 733 1.8% 1,122   426 307 72.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,460 29,901 12,696
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 396 1.7% 655   209 187 89.5%
Mining 97 0.4% 126   41 56 136.6%
Utilities 43 0.2% 36   14 29 207.1%
Construction 3,660 15.3% 4,726   2,089 1,571 75.2%
Manufacturing 4,783 20.0% 6,512   2,127 2,656 124.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,065 4.5% 1,189   593 472 79.6%
Retail Trade 2,330 9.8% 2,955   1,325 1,005 75.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 699 2.9% 1,263   362 337 93.1%
Information 420 1.8% 493   258 162 62.8%
Finance and Insurance 562 2.4% 618   437 125 28.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 333 1.4% 365   179 154 86.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 963 4.0% 1,193   586 377 64.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 66 0.3% 47   19 47 247.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,835 7.7% 2,243   1,028 807 78.5%
Educational Services 480 2.0% 421   223 257 115.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,572 6.6% 1,725   774 798 103.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 222 0.9% 308   149 73 49.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,007 4.2% 1,311   541 466 86.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 525 2.2% 713   281 244 86.8%
Public Administration 426 1.8% 504   212 214 100.9%
Information Not Available 1,976 8.3% 2,498   1,249 727 58.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 243,450 271,156 136,149
Male 140,948 57.9% 154,179   73,310 67,638 92.3%
Female 102,502 42.1% 116,977   62,839 39,663 63.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 243,450 271,156 136,149
Hispanic or Latino 31,257 12.8% 34,829   16,826 14,431 85.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 212,193 87.2% 236,327   119,323 92,870 77.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 243,450 271,156 136,149
American Indian or Alaskan Native 872 0.4% 958   483 389 80.5%
Asian 7,719 3.2% 8,644   3,706 4,013 108.3%
Black or African American 56,296 23.1% 61,388   38,233 18,063 47.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 175,391 72.0% 196,729   92,335 83,056 90.0%
Information Not Available 3,172 1.3% 3,437   1,392 1,780 127.9%
 
Years of Age 243,450 271,156 136,149
Younger than 22 7,537 1.9% 7,849   3,832 3,705 96.7%
22-24 13,963 3.4% 15,117   7,244 6,719 92.8%
25-34 60,704 15.0% 66,026   33,091 27,613 83.4%
35-44 58,208 14.4% 64,982   34,265 23,943 69.9%
45-54 59,171 14.6% 67,238   34,568 24,603 71.2%
55-59 21,585 5.3% 24,664   12,016 9,569 79.6%
60-64 13,930 3.4% 16,015   7,170 6,760 94.3%
65 and older 8,352 2.1% 9,265   3,963 4,389 110.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 243,450 271,156 136,149
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 614 0.3% 617   256 358 139.8%
Mining 511 0.2% 601   313 198 63.3%
Utilities 331 0.1% 336   153 178 116.3%
Construction 30,296 12.4% 31,219   17,158 13,138 76.6%
Manufacturing 46,214 18.9% 52,958   20,055 26,159 130.4%
Wholesale Trade 13,758 5.6% 15,174   7,155 6,603 92.3%
Retail Trade 21,476 8.8% 23,561   13,112 8,364 63.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 12,118 5.0% 17,377   7,158 4,960 69.3%
Information 4,781 2.0% 5,141   3,243 1,538 47.4%
Finance and Insurance 11,572 4.7% 12,225   8,480 3,092 36.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,433 1.4% 3,613   2,196 1,237 56.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 16,392 6.7% 17,774   8,483 7,909 93.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,239 0.5% 1,338   686 553 80.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 26,596 10.9% 29,039   16,069 10,527 65.5%
Educational Services 7,595 3.1% 8,045   3,912 3,683 94.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16,087 6.6% 17,155   9,828 6,259 63.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,145 0.9% 2,318   1,295 850 65.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 12,387 5.1% 15,460   7,311 5,076 69.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 6,596 2.7% 7,284   3,508 3,088 88.0%
Public Administration 4,829 2.0% 5,070   2,893 1,936 66.9%
Information Not Available 4,480 1.8% 4,851   2,885 1,595 55.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 96,980 108,460 63,640
Male 59,129 61.0% 64,836   36,741 22,388 60.9%
Female 37,751 38.9% 43,513   26,842 10,909 40.6%
Information Not Available 100 0.1% 111   57 43 75.4%
 
Ethnicity 96,980 108,460 63,640
Hispanic or Latino 4,429 4.6% 5,168   2,978 1,451 48.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 70,449 72.6% 78,804   47,194 23,255 49.3%
Information Not Available 22,102 22.8% 24,488   13,468 8,634 64.1%
 
Race 96,980 108,460 63,640
American Indian or Alaskan Native 437 0.5% 483   271 166 61.3%
Asian 758 0.8% 813   558 200 35.8%
Black or African American 12,170 12.5% 14,109   8,896 3,274 36.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 83 0.1% 104   57 26 45.6%
White 78,449 80.9% 87,134   50,474 27,975 55.4%
Information Not Available 5,083 5.2% 5,817   3,384 1,699 50.2%
 
Years of Age 96,980 108,460 63,640
Younger than 22 2,613 1.5% 2,854   1,729 884 51.1%
22-24 5,509 3.2% 5,905   3,348 2,161 64.5%
25-34 23,278 13.7% 25,879   14,989 8,289 55.3%
35-44 23,766 14.0% 26,398   16,017 7,749 48.4%
45-54 24,569 14.5% 27,481   16,552 8,017 48.4%
55-59 8,973 5.3% 10,121   5,769 3,204 55.5%
60-64 5,530 3.3% 6,512   3,351 2,179 65.0%
65 and older 2,742 1.6% 3,310   1,885 857 45.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 96,980 108,460 63,640
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 226 0.2% 230   126 100 79.4%
Mining 141 0.1% 145   87 54 62.1%
Utilities 84 0.1% 96   65 19 29.2%
Construction 11,650 12.0% 11,599   6,097 5,553 91.1%
Manufacturing 30,492 31.4% 35,137   22,019 8,473 38.5%
Wholesale Trade 4,505 4.6% 4,944   2,361 2,144 90.8%
Retail Trade 7,159 7.4% 7,496   4,541 2,618 57.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,369 3.5% 4,223   2,410 959 39.8%
Information 1,289 1.3% 1,327   737 552 74.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,201 2.3% 2,320   1,668 533 32.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,143 1.2% 1,169   755 388 51.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,734 3.8% 4,029   2,159 1,575 73.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 460 0.5% 454   232 228 98.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,543 8.8% 9,210   5,432 3,111 57.3%
Educational Services 2,010 2.1% 2,544   985 1,025 104.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,600 5.8% 6,503   3,739 1,861 49.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 991 1.0% 1,030   506 485 95.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,146 4.3% 5,288   2,333 1,813 77.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,222 2.3% 2,417   1,424 798 56.0%
Public Administration 718 0.7% 825   468 250 53.4%
Information Not Available 6,297 6.5% 7,474   5,496 801 14.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,807 48,323 20,445
Male 29,514 61.7% 29,378   10,889 18,625 171.0%
Female 18,293 38.3% 18,945   9,556 8,737 91.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 47,807 48,323 20,445
Hispanic or Latino 3,132 6.6% 3,083   1,304 1,828 140.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,210 46.5% 22,003   10,111 12,099 119.7%
Information Not Available 22,465 47.0% 23,237   9,030 13,435 148.8%
 
Race 47,807 48,323 20,445
American Indian or Alaskan Native 675 1.4% 694   313 362 115.7%
Asian 1,646 3.4% 1,606   297 1,349 454.2%
Black or African American 6,885 14.4% 7,042   3,291 3,594 109.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 123 0.3% 113   46 77 167.4%
White 35,225 73.7% 35,508   14,913 20,312 136.2%
Information Not Available 3,253 6.8% 3,360   1,585 1,668 105.2%
 
Years of Age 47,807 48,323 20,445
Younger than 22 1,191 1.5% 1,289   485 706 145.6%
22-24 2,910 3.6% 3,009   1,080 1,830 169.4%
25-34 12,326 15.3% 12,591   4,940 7,386 149.5%
35-44 11,273 14.0% 11,275   4,810 6,463 134.4%
45-54 12,030 15.0% 11,880   5,456 6,574 120.5%
55-59 4,210 5.2% 4,241   1,893 2,317 122.4%
60-64 2,606 3.2% 2,596   1,147 1,459 127.2%
65 and older 1,261 1.6% 1,442   634 627 98.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 47,807 48,323 20,445
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 177 0.4% 178   162 15 9.3%
Mining 558 1.2% 726   127 431 339.4%
Utilities 62 0.1% 50   27 35 129.6%
Construction 5,026 10.5% 4,539   2,467 2,559 103.7%
Manufacturing 13,621 28.4% 13,998   3,314 10,307 311.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,854 5.9% 2,165   899 1,955 217.5%
Retail Trade 2,859 6.0% 3,022   1,742 1,117 64.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,531 3.2% 1,751   588 943 160.4%
Information 2,116 4.4% 2,083   1,014 1,102 108.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,293 2.7% 1,159   719 574 79.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 463 1.0% 475   302 161 53.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,170 4.5% 2,244   1,051 1,119 106.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 149 0.3% 169   65 84 129.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,161 8.7% 4,404   2,126 2,035 95.7%
Educational Services 1,045 2.2% 1,138   486 559 115.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,160 6.6% 3,353   1,754 1,406 80.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 220 0.5% 211   145 75 51.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,482 3.1% 1,703   840 642 76.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,103 2.3% 1,137   642 461 71.8%
Public Administration 846 1.8% 860   485 361 74.4%
Information Not Available 2,911 6.1% 2,958   1,490 1,421 95.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 59,893 68,239 35,716
Male 38,058 63.5% 44,006   21,696 16,362 75.4%
Female 21,835 36.5% 24,233   14,020 7,815 55.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 59,893 68,239 35,716
Hispanic or Latino 269 0.4% 229   114 155 136.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,459 2.4% 1,383   35,602 -34,143 -95.9%
Information Not Available 58,165 97.1% 66,627   0 58,165 0.0%
 
Race 59,893 68,239 35,716
American Indian or Alaskan Native 368 0.6% 507   199 169 84.9%
Asian 162 0.3% 234   95 67 70.5%
Black or African American 6,762 11.3% 7,850   4,681 2,081 44.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   10 -10 -100.0%
White 51,825 86.5% 58,826   30,169 21,656 71.8%
Information Not Available 776 1.3% 822   562 214 38.1%
 
Years of Age 59,893 68,239 35,716
Younger than 22 1,683 1.5% 1,832   784 899 114.7%
22-24 3,439 3.2% 3,858   1,799 1,640 91.2%
25-34 14,602 13.4% 16,994   8,691 5,911 68.0%
35-44 14,570 13.4% 16,360   9,371 5,199 55.5%
45-54 15,001 13.8% 17,218   9,366 5,635 60.2%
55-59 5,716 5.3% 6,215   2,909 2,807 96.5%
60-64 3,107 2.9% 3,768   1,695 1,412 83.3%
65 and older 1,765 1.6% 1,985   1,101 664 60.3%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 9   0 10 0.0%
 
Industry 59,893 68,239 35,716
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 166 0.3% 234   95 71 74.7%
Mining 2,582 4.3% 2,578   353 2,229 631.4%
Utilities 85 0.1% 36   27 58 214.8%
Construction 7,611 12.7% 8,443   3,575 4,036 112.9%
Manufacturing 16,380 27.3% 20,214   10,757 5,623 52.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,721 4.5% 2,825   1,559 1,162 74.5%
Retail Trade 4,099 6.8% 4,482   2,683 1,416 52.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,237 5.4% 3,683   1,754 1,483 84.5%
Information 1,194 2.0% 1,320   825 369 44.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,477 2.5% 1,666   1,078 399 37.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 851 1.4% 701   372 479 128.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,308 3.8% 2,434   1,169 1,139 97.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 292 0.5% 310   118 174 147.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,760 7.9% 4,998   3,122 1,638 52.5%
Educational Services 1,361 2.3% 1,410   893 468 52.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,206 5.3% 3,359   2,306 900 39.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 575 1.0% 624   403 172 42.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,766 4.6% 3,395   1,323 1,443 109.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,176 2.0% 1,513   802 374 46.6%
Public Administration 395 0.7% 409   345 50 14.5%
Information Not Available 2,651 4.4% 3,605   2,157 494 22.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 73,193 75,305 40,093
Male 40,776 55.7% 41,292   17,656 23,120 130.9%
Female 32,416 44.3% 34,012   22,436 9,980 44.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 73,193 75,305 40,093
Hispanic or Latino 2,027 2.8% 2,046   911 1,116 122.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 70,977 97.0% 73,037   39,102 31,875 81.5%
Information Not Available 189 0.3% 222   80 109 136.3%
 
Race 73,193 75,305 40,093
American Indian or Alaskan Native 505 0.7% 498   256 249 97.3%
Asian 674 0.9% 644   346 328 94.8%
Black or African American 38,393 52.5% 40,031   23,502 14,891 63.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 132 0.2% 124   52 80 153.8%
White 33,457 45.7% 33,956   15,905 17,552 110.4%
Information Not Available 32 0.0% 52   32 0 0.0%
 
Years of Age 73,193 75,305 40,093
Younger than 22 2,493 2.4% 2,420   1,186 1,307 110.2%
22-24 5,045 4.9% 5,103   2,570 2,475 96.3%
25-34 20,174 19.6% 20,730   11,164 9,010 80.7%
35-44 16,461 16.0% 17,009   9,710 6,751 69.5%
45-54 17,049 16.6% 17,639   9,417 7,632 81.0%
55-59 5,739 5.6% 6,006   2,961 2,778 93.8%
60-64 3,735 3.6% 3,862   1,843 1,892 102.7%
65 and older 2,495 2.4% 2,534   1,239 1,256 101.4%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   3 -1 -33.3%
 
Industry 73,193 75,305 40,093
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 376 0.5% 429   185 191 103.2%
Mining 1,823 2.5% 1,974   320 1,503 469.7%
Utilities 160 0.2% 164   67 93 138.8%
Construction 9,824 13.4% 9,753   4,589 5,235 114.1%
Manufacturing 6,029 8.2% 6,786   2,938 3,091 105.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,896 2.6% 1,948   738 1,158 156.9%
Retail Trade 4,854 6.6% 4,942   2,703 2,151 79.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,355 3.2% 2,632   1,013 1,342 132.5%
Information 805 1.1% 863   510 295 57.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,178 1.6% 1,261   763 415 54.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,025 1.4% 1,057   471 554 117.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,451 4.7% 3,520   1,666 1,785 107.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 281 0.4% 267   115 166 144.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,761 6.5% 4,515   2,533 2,228 88.0%
Educational Services 1,528 2.1% 1,592   1,026 502 48.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,277 7.2% 5,636   3,524 1,753 49.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 951 1.3% 963   574 377 65.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,071 5.5% 4,079   2,296 1,775 77.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,283 3.1% 2,361   1,586 697 43.9%
Public Administration 1,148 1.6% 1,220   545 603 110.6%
Information Not Available 19,117 26.0% 19,343   11,931 7,186 60.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 126,325 144,542 80,457
Male 73,717 58.4% 81,358   46,804 26,913 57.5%
Female 52,608 41.6% 63,184   33,653 18,955 56.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 126,325 144,542 80,457
Hispanic or Latino 12,185 9.6% 14,131   8,118 4,067 50.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 111,473 88.2% 127,369   70,501 40,972 58.1%
Information Not Available 2,667 2.1% 3,042   1,838 829 45.1%
 
Race 126,325 144,542 80,457
American Indian or Alaskan Native 292 0.2% 325   200 92 46.0%
Asian 4,499 3.6% 4,995   2,585 1,914 74.0%
Black or African American 10,849 8.6% 12,175   7,361 3,488 47.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 83 0.1% 95   79 4 5.1%
White 101,084 80.0% 115,797   63,430 37,654 59.4%
Information Not Available 9,518 7.5% 11,155   6,802 2,716 39.9%
 
Years of Age 126,325 144,542 80,457
Younger than 22 3,691 1.7% 3,974   2,331 1,360 58.3%
22-24 7,181 3.3% 7,880   4,188 2,993 71.5%
25-34 28,237 12.9% 30,919   17,362 10,875 62.6%
35-44 29,476 13.5% 33,869   19,797 9,679 48.9%
45-54 31,957 14.6% 37,102   20,672 11,285 54.6%
55-59 11,933 5.5% 13,932   7,700 4,233 55.0%
60-64 8,599 3.9% 10,128   5,203 3,396 65.3%
65 and older 5,251 2.4% 6,738   3,204 2,047 63.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 126,325 144,542 80,457
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 533 0.4% 510   541 -8 -1.5%
Mining 61 0.0% 76   63 -2 -3.2%
Utilities 102 0.1% 120   73 29 39.7%
Construction 15,849 12.5% 16,092   9,926 5,923 59.7%
Manufacturing 16,857 13.3% 18,989   9,636 7,221 74.9%
Wholesale Trade 6,873 5.4% 7,682   4,375 2,498 57.1%
Retail Trade 10,871 8.6% 11,924   7,506 3,365 44.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,717 3.7% 9,055   2,447 2,270 92.8%
Information 3,837 3.0% 3,977   2,139 1,698 79.4%
Finance and Insurance 5,723 4.5% 6,688   3,669 2,054 56.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,677 1.3% 1,861   1,246 431 34.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 11,689 9.2% 12,698   6,074 5,615 92.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 492 0.4% 605   251 241 96.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,683 9.2% 12,591   8,080 3,603 44.6%
Educational Services 3,261 2.6% 3,577   1,511 1,750 115.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 10,139 8.0% 11,078   6,511 3,628 55.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,425 1.1% 1,510   951 474 49.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,835 5.4% 9,402   4,210 2,625 62.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,966 3.9% 5,295   3,275 1,691 51.6%
Public Administration 4,477 3.5% 5,764   2,355 2,122 90.1%
Information Not Available 4,258 3.4% 5,048   5,618 -1,360 -24.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 77,508 85,548 45,712
Male 44,346 57.2% 46,907   24,474 19,872 81.2%
Female 33,162 42.8% 38,641   21,238 11,924 56.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 77,508 85,548 45,712
Hispanic or Latino 4,519 5.8% 4,717   1,879 2,640 140.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 71,758 92.6% 79,512   42,855 28,903 67.4%
Information Not Available 1,231 1.6% 1,319   978 253 25.9%
 
Race 77,508 85,548 45,712
American Indian or Alaskan Native 267 0.3% 273   112 155 138.4%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 31,245 40.3% 34,241   20,307 10,938 53.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 132 0.2% 152   72 60 83.3%
White 40,115 51.8% 44,843   22,363 17,752 79.4%
Information Not Available 5,749 7.4% 6,038   2,858 2,891 101.2%
 
Years of Age 77,508 85,548 45,712
Younger than 22 2,923 2.6% 3,018   1,471 1,452 98.7%
22-24 5,199 4.6% 5,443   2,713 2,486 91.6%
25-34 19,054 16.8% 20,327   10,852 8,202 75.6%
35-44 17,567 15.5% 19,210   11,045 6,522 59.0%
45-54 18,856 16.7% 21,081   11,465 7,391 64.5%
55-59 6,370 5.6% 7,327   3,866 2,504 64.8%
60-64 4,493 4.0% 5,215   2,529 1,964 77.7%
65 and older 3,046 2.7% 3,927   1,771 1,275 72.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 77,508 85,548 45,712
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 106 0.1% 120   70 36 51.4%
Mining 73 0.1% 98   32 41 128.1%
Utilities 87 0.1% 98   42 45 107.1%
Construction 13,260 17.1% 13,040   6,516 6,744 103.5%
Manufacturing 846 1.1% 933   582 264 45.4%
Wholesale Trade 3,367 4.3% 3,632   1,971 1,396 70.8%
Retail Trade 2,463 3.2% 2,778   1,822 641 35.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,866 2.4% 4,331   1,160 706 60.9%
Information 1,755 2.3% 1,876   1,044 711 68.1%
Finance and Insurance 3,292 4.2% 3,448   2,316 976 42.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,702 2.2% 1,747   1,168 534 45.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,913 8.9% 7,074   3,621 3,292 90.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 308 0.4% 351   141 167 118.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,697 11.2% 9,301   5,932 2,765 46.6%
Educational Services 3,105 4.0% 3,578   1,391 1,714 123.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,921 7.6% 6,579   3,325 2,596 78.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 771 1.0% 909   438 333 76.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,432 5.7% 5,380   2,647 1,785 67.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,289 2.9% 2,443   1,520 769 50.6%
Public Administration 1,153 1.5% 1,096   633 520 82.1%
Information Not Available 15,102 19.5% 16,736   9,341 5,761 61.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,112 14,721 7,801
Male 7,673 58.5% 8,444   4,424 3,249 73.4%
Female 5,439 41.5% 6,277   3,377 2,062 61.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,112 14,721 7,801
Hispanic or Latino 135 1.0% 124   58 77 132.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,059 69.1% 10,038   6,186 2,873 46.4%
Information Not Available 3,918 29.9% 4,559   1,557 2,361 151.6%
 
Race 13,112 14,721 7,801
American Indian or Alaskan Native 98 0.7% 108   70 28 40.0%
Asian 93 0.7% 99   47 46 97.9%
Black or African American 135 1.0% 128   76 59 77.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 9,735 74.2% 10,879   6,465 3,270 50.6%
Information Not Available 3,051 23.3% 3,507   1,143 1,908 166.9%
 
Years of Age 13,112 14,721 7,801
Younger than 22 426 1.9% 447   289 137 47.4%
22-24 796 3.6% 862   436 360 82.6%
25-34 2,785 12.7% 3,026   1,522 1,263 83.0%
35-44 2,903 13.3% 3,338   1,778 1,125 63.3%
45-54 3,523 16.1% 3,970   2,192 1,331 60.7%
55-59 1,309 6.0% 1,528   857 452 52.7%
60-64 944 4.3% 1,056   509 435 85.5%
65 and older 426 1.9% 494   218 208 95.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,112 14,721 7,801
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 150 1.1% 219   103 47 45.6%
Mining 1 0.0% 0   4 -3 -75.0%
Utilities 25 0.2% 27   91 -66 -72.5%
Construction 1,141 8.6% 1,240   697 444 63.7%
Manufacturing 1,986 15.0% 2,246   1,068 918 86.0%
Wholesale Trade 406 3.1% 430   245 161 65.7%
Retail Trade 1,087 8.2% 1,186   758 329 43.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 212 1.6% 407   154 58 37.7%
Information 167 1.3% 177   102 65 63.7%
Finance and Insurance 221 1.7% 238   154 67 43.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 99 0.7% 104   59 40 67.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 453 3.4% 492   275 178 64.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 23 0.2% 29   10 13 130.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 592 4.5% 634   463 129 27.9%
Educational Services 236 1.8% 257   191 45 23.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 884 6.7% 1,000   647 237 36.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 151 1.1% 206   95 56 58.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 448 3.4% 559   349 99 28.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 250 1.9% 346   176 74 42.0%
Public Administration 139 1.0% 146   111 28 25.2%
Information Not Available 4,441 33.5% 4,778   2,049 2,392 116.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 194,724 221,355 135,121
Male 116,406 59.8% 132,960   78,368 38,038 48.5%
Female 78,296 40.2% 88,371   56,706 21,590 38.1%
Information Not Available 22 0.0% 24   47 -25 -53.2%
 
Ethnicity 194,724 221,355 135,121
Hispanic or Latino 5,048 2.6% 5,899   3,528 1,520 43.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 156,057 80.1% 177,719   100,971 55,086 54.6%
Information Not Available 33,619 17.3% 37,737   30,622 2,997 9.8%
 
Race 194,724 221,355 135,121
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,684 0.9% 1,790   1,027 657 64.0%
Asian 2,490 1.3% 3,031   1,245 1,245 100.0%
Black or African American 25,371 13.0% 28,540   20,299 5,072 25.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 134 0.1% 184   97 37 38.1%
White 123,560 63.5% 141,017   77,608 45,952 59.2%
Information Not Available 41,485 21.3% 46,793   34,845 6,640 19.1%
 
Years of Age 194,724 221,355 135,121
Younger than 22 5,492 1.8% 6,131   3,837 1,655 43.1%
22-24 10,898 3.5% 12,069   7,525 3,373 44.8%
25-34 44,970 14.6% 50,080   31,810 13,160 41.4%
35-44 49,178 16.0% 56,108   36,246 12,932 35.7%
45-54 50,990 16.6% 59,128   34,998 15,992 45.7%
55-59 17,905 5.8% 20,417   11,400 6,505 57.1%
60-64 10,648 3.5% 12,033   6,362 4,286 67.4%
65 and older 4,635 1.5% 5,327   2,873 1,762 61.3%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 62   70 -62 -88.6%
 
Industry 194,724 221,355 135,121
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 738 0.4% 775   510 228 44.7%
Mining 465 0.2% 462   112 353 315.2%
Utilities 87 0.0% 83   52 35 67.3%
Construction 17,184 8.8% 17,928   10,583 6,601 62.4%
Manufacturing 46,260 23.7% 57,343   34,474 11,786 34.2%
Wholesale Trade 9,216 4.7% 10,937   4,110 5,106 124.2%
Retail Trade 14,587 7.5% 15,779   9,291 5,296 57.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,748 2.9% 6,736   4,324 1,424 32.9%
Information 2,450 1.3% 2,608   1,547 903 58.4%
Finance and Insurance 5,344 2.7% 5,586   4,260 1,084 25.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,573 1.3% 2,792   1,587 986 62.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 13,069 6.7% 14,408   7,783 5,286 67.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,351 0.7% 2,649   796 555 69.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 19,532 10.0% 21,813   14,593 4,939 33.8%
Educational Services 6,216 3.2% 6,705   3,287 2,929 89.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 12,981 6.6% 14,695   8,365 4,616 55.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,258 1.2% 2,540   1,513 745 49.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,226 4.2% 9,292   4,921 3,305 67.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,363 2.2% 4,625   2,771 1,592 57.5%
Public Administration 1,855 0.9% 1,822   978 877 89.7%
Information Not Available 20,221 10.3% 21,777   19,264 957 5.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 83,878 91,652 38,942
Male 50,741 60.5% 54,671   22,265 28,476 127.9%
Female 33,126 39.5% 36,969   16,668 16,458 98.7%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 12   9 2 22.2%
 
Ethnicity 83,878 91,652 38,942
Hispanic or Latino 2,364 2.8% 2,739   1,050 1,314 125.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 72,400 86.3% 78,922   33,718 38,682 114.7%
Information Not Available 9,114 10.9% 9,991   4,174 4,940 118.4%
 
Race 83,878 91,652 38,942
American Indian or Alaskan Native 796 0.9% 924   539 257 47.7%
Asian 2,751 3.3% 3,173   1,057 1,694 160.3%
Black or African American 5,571 6.6% 6,298   3,215 2,356 73.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 176 0.2% 178   68 108 158.8%
White 69,058 82.3% 75,003   31,336 37,722 120.4%
Information Not Available 5,526 6.6% 6,076   2,727 2,799 102.6%
 
Years of Age 83,878 91,652 38,942
Younger than 22 1,954 1.3% 2,171   812 1,142 140.6%
22-24 4,898 3.3% 5,372   2,132 2,766 129.7%
25-34 20,331 13.8% 22,594   9,713 10,618 109.3%
35-44 18,559 12.6% 20,222   9,094 9,465 104.1%
45-54 21,802 14.8% 23,555   10,212 11,590 113.5%
55-59 8,317 5.6% 8,947   3,689 4,628 125.5%
60-64 5,421 3.7% 5,825   2,177 3,244 149.0%
65 and older 2,564 1.7% 2,897   1,076 1,488 138.3%
Information Not Available 32 0.0% 69   37 -5 -13.5%
 
Industry 83,878 91,652 38,942
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 390 0.5% 433   187 203 108.6%
Mining 600 0.7% 1,156   46 554 1204.3%
Utilities 211 0.3% 289   69 142 205.8%
Construction 11,045 13.1% 10,284   5,686 5,359 94.2%
Manufacturing 17,591 20.9% 20,382   5,658 11,933 210.9%
Wholesale Trade 4,644 5.5% 5,114   2,393 2,251 94.1%
Retail Trade 6,721 8.0% 7,349   3,660 3,061 83.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,500 3.0% 2,598   1,295 1,205 93.1%
Information 2,040 2.4% 2,002   972 1,068 109.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,786 3.3% 2,867   1,710 1,076 62.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,130 1.3% 1,127   744 386 51.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,459 6.5% 5,909   2,412 3,047 126.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,899 2.3% 1,988   731 1,168 159.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,419 7.6% 6,885   3,128 3,291 105.2%
Educational Services 2,718 3.2% 3,192   1,298 1,420 109.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,977 7.1% 6,238   2,912 3,065 105.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 843 1.0% 932   544 299 55.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,620 4.3% 4,466   1,725 1,895 109.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,293 2.7% 3,102   1,205 1,088 90.3%
Public Administration 1,198 1.4% 1,264   693 505 72.9%
Information Not Available 3,794 4.5% 4,075   1,874 1,920 102.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Sep 2009 Percent Aug 2009     Sep 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 90,497 100,054 51,863
Male 52,992 58.6% 56,014   27,737 25,255 91.1%
Female 37,493 41.4% 44,018   24,112 13,381 55.5%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 22   14 -2 -14.3%
 
Ethnicity 90,497 100,054 51,863
Hispanic or Latino 1,305 1.4% 1,355   507 798 157.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 42,011 46.4% 45,213   17,342 24,669 142.3%
Information Not Available 47,181 52.1% 53,486   34,014 13,167 38.7%
 
Race 90,497 100,054 51,863
American Indian or Alaskan Native 640 0.7% 656   313 327 104.5%
Asian 820 0.9% 902   380 440 115.8%
Black or African American 16,965 18.7% 19,642   8,200 8,765 106.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 808 0.9% 917   416 392 94.2%
White 64,587 71.4% 69,661   29,133 35,454 121.7%
Information Not Available 6,677 7.4% 8,276   13,421 -6,744 -50.2%
 
Years of Age 90,497 100,054 51,863
Younger than 22 2,648 1.8% 2,761   1,577 1,071 67.9%
22-24 5,356 3.6% 5,652   2,842 2,514 88.5%
25-34 21,651 14.4% 23,146   12,282 9,369 76.3%
35-44 21,539 14.4% 24,051   13,099 8,440 64.4%
45-54 23,728 15.8% 25,868   13,562 10,166 75.0%
55-59 7,719 5.1% 8,825   4,373 3,346 76.5%
60-64 5,048 3.4% 5,901   2,552 2,496 97.8%
65 and older 2,806 1.9% 3,793   1,548 1,258 81.3%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 57   28 -26 -92.9%
 
Industry 90,497 100,054 51,863
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 285 0.3% 327   163 122 74.8%
Mining 339 0.4% 361   140 199 142.1%
Utilities 102 0.1% 110   81 21 25.9%
Construction 13,917 15.3% 13,679   6,635 7,282 109.8%
Manufacturing 17,340 19.1% 18,804   9,683 7,657 79.1%
Wholesale Trade 4,617 5.1% 4,896   2,358 2,259 95.8%
Retail Trade 8,012 8.8% 9,015   5,153 2,859 55.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,583 3.9% 6,707   1,851 1,732 93.6%
Information 2,204 2.4% 2,161   1,135 1,069 94.2%
Finance and Insurance 3,161 3.5% 3,301   2,469 692 28.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,365 1.5% 1,547   893 472 52.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,761 5.2% 4,914   2,328 2,433 104.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 253 0.3% 280   280 -27 -9.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,470 10.4% 10,014   5,309 4,161 78.4%
Educational Services 2,176 2.4% 2,391   1,265 911 72.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,594 7.3% 7,018   4,447 2,147 48.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,086 1.2% 1,162   725 361 49.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,494 6.1% 7,271   3,137 2,357 75.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,434 2.7% 2,755   1,526 908 59.5%
Public Administration 797 0.9% 799   517 280 54.2%
Information Not Available 2,507 2.8% 2,542   1,768 739 41.8%