Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

April 2015

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
April 2015
Apr 2015 Mar 2015 Monthly Change Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,258,417 2,233,041 25,376 2,742,202 -483,785 -17.6
Alaska 9,612 11,131 -1,519 12,434 -2,822 -22.7
Alabama 23,045 23,133 -88 27,347 -4,302 -15.7
Arkansas 21,112 23,275 -2,163 22,264 -1,152 -5.2
Arizona 33,539 28,882 4,657 38,161 -4,622 -12.1
California 409,173 4,654 404,519 473,036 -63,863 -13.5
Colorado 29,649 33,995 -4,346 37,738 -8,089 -21.4
Connecticut 46,354 53,570 -7,216 48,920 -2,566 -5.2
District of Columbia 7,999 8,767 -768 10,333 -2,334 -22.6
Delaware 6,430 8,449 -2,019 7,830 -1,400 -17.9
Florida 60,316 64,480 -4,164 99,708 -39,392 -39.5
Georgia 36,417 37,855 -1,438 46,306 -9,889 -21.4
Hawaii 7,595 8,386 -791 9,909 -2,314 -23.4
Iowa 19,962 32,250 -12,288 24,327 -4,365 -17.9
Idaho 8,186 13,039 -4,853 11,147 -2,961 -26.6
Illinois 127,568 161,909 -34,341 168,198 -40,630 -24.2
Indiana 25,542 35,534 -9,992 39,058 -13,516 -34.6
Kansas 15,133 17,763 -2,630 19,726 -4,593 -23.3
Kentucky 25,418 32,694 -7,276 27,231 -1,813 -6.7
Louisiana 19,482 18,329 1,153 16,796 2,686 16.0
Massachusetts 70,567 92,662 -22,095 85,496 -14,929 -17.5
Maryland 41,552 51,742 -10,190 52,688 -11,136 -21.1
Maine 10,470 13,145 -2,675 14,389 -3,919 -27.2
Michigan 78,253 107,582 -29,329 112,372 -34,119 -30.4
Minnesota 43,210 61,543 -18,333 60,256 -17,046 -28.3
Missouri 30,021 39,775 -9,754 37,097 -7,076 -19.1
Mississippi 12,740 13,887 -1,147 17,870 -5,130 -28.7
Montana 6,476 9,226 -2,750 7,868 -1,392 -17.7
North Carolina 32,453 35,577 -3,124 53,586 -21,133 -39.4
North Dakota 4,059 6,716 -2,657 3,598 461 12.8
Nebraska 5,726 8,724 -2,998 7,658 -1,932 -25.2
New Hampshire 5,796 7,233 -1,437 8,283 -2,487 -30.0
New Jersey 106,383 132,844 -26,461 123,505 -17,122 -13.9
New Mexico 13,393 14,026 -633 17,183 -3,790 -22.1
Nevada 26,125 27,903 -1,778 31,347 -5,222 -16.7
New York 172,351 208,684 -36,333 204,772 -32,421 -15.8
Ohio 65,597 87,002 -21,405 78,963 -13,366 -16.9
Oklahoma 20,820 20,216 604 17,588 3,232 18.4
Oregon 33,022 36,541 -3,519 40,885 -7,863 -19.2
Pennsylvania 137,622 181,880 -44,258 170,500 -32,878 -19.3
Puerto Rico 20,391 21,051 -660 24,982 -4,591 -18.4
Rhode Island 10,154 14,543 -4,389 12,588 -2,434 -19.3
South Carolina 19,974 21,343 -1,369 23,336 -3,362 -14.4
South Dakota 1,620 3,172 -1,552 2,474 -854 -34.5
Tennessee 25,041 32,098 -7,057 30,731 -5,690 -18.5
Texas 156,899 149,115 7,784 140,057 16,842 12.0
Utah 12,102 14,245 -2,143 14,019 -1,917 -13.7
Virginia 34,551 41,425 -6,874 46,217 -11,666 -25.2
Virgin Islands 336 440 -104 435 -99 -22.8
Vermont 5,841 6,681 -840 6,934 -1,093 -15.8
Washington 51,833 58,761 -6,928 63,502 -11,669 -18.4
Wisconsin 50,035 70,244 -20,209 71,357 -21,322 -29.9
West Virginia 15,727 19,487 -3,760 15,405 322 2.1
Wyoming 4,745 5,433 -688 3,792 953 25.1
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,258,417   2,233,041   2,742,202 -483,785 -17.6
Male 1,336,329 59.2% 1,433,160   1,608,832 -272,503 -16.9%
Female 905,709 40.1% 779,686   1,121,791 -216,082 -19.3%
Information Not Available 16,379 0.7% 20,195   11,579 4,800 41.5%
 
Ethnicity 2,258,417   2,233,041   2,742,202    
Hispanic or Latino 428,612 19.0% 306,002   460,646 -32,034 -7.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,535,118 83.9% 1,616,873   1,845,495 -310,377 -16.8%
Information Not Available 294,687 11.5% 310,166   436,047 -141,360 -32.4%
 
Race 2,258,417   2,233,041   2,742,202
American Indian or Alaskan Native 30,010 1.3% 30,046   32,994 -2,984 -9.0%
Asian 73,162 3.2% 38,575   81,984 -8,822 -10.8%
Black or African American 376,920 16.6% 361,743   441,869 -64,949 -14.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,027 0.5% 11,486   12,402 -1,375 -11.1%
White 1,209,860 53.4% 1,377,762   1,458,854 -248,994 -17.1%
Information Not Available 563,692 24.9% 407,057   714,100 -150,408 -21.1%
 
Years of Age 2,258,417   2,233,041   2,742,202
Younger than 22 70,512 3.1% 44,346   56,067 14,445 25.8%
22-24 110,034 4.9% 108,575   139,656 -29,622 -21.2%
25-34 532,427 23.6% 515,782   643,169 -110,742 -17.2%
35-44 495,773 22.0% 487,847   601,498 -105,725 -17.6%
45-54 526,518 23.3% 535,887   667,406 -140,888 -21.1%
55-59 237,479 10.5% 243,930   292,506 -55,027 -18.8%
60-64 159,184 7.0% 160,961   195,934 -36,750 -18.8%
65 and older 107,132 4.7% 112,750   131,348 -24,216 -18.4%
Information Not Available 19,358 0.9% 22,963   14,618 4,740 32.4%
 
Industry 2,258,417   2,233,041   2,742,202
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 87,563 3.9% 26,151   98,874 -11,311 -11.4%
Mining 46,494 2.1% 42,157   19,359 27,135 140.2%
Utilities 4,345 0.2% 3,069   4,774 -429 -9.0%
Construction 303,155 13.4% 420,380   379,862 -76,707 -20.2%
Manufacturing 228,506 10.1% 198,891   251,630 -23,124 -9.2%
Wholesale Trade 72,718 3.2% 76,927   90,207 -17,489 -19.4%
Retail Trade 176,652 7.8% 164,110   222,622 -45,970 -20.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 76,723 3.4% 73,437   87,638 -10,915 -12.5%
Information 61,562 2.7% 32,901   77,030 -15,468 -20.1%
Finance and Insurance 58,776 2.6% 52,739   87,238 -28,462 -32.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 30,701 1.4% 31,957   38,869 -8,168 -21.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 106,867 4.7% 106,549   130,535 -23,668 -18.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,527 0.5% 15,107   15,841 -4,314 -27.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 297,508 13.2% 290,040   368,641 -71,133 -19.3%
Educational Services 42,504 1.9% 35,174   53,455 -10,951 -20.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 172,903 7.7% 147,317   217,134 -44,231 -20.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 39,412 1.7% 52,532   48,187 -8,775 -18.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 120,249 5.3% 130,775   152,931 -32,682 -21.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 54,460 2.4% 48,999   64,687 -10,227 -15.8%
Public Administration 36,944 1.6% 40,475   46,470 -9,526 -20.5%
Information Not Available 228,848 10.1% 243,354   286,218 -57,370 -20.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,612 11,131 12,434 -2,822 -22.7
Male 6,106 63.5% 7,267   7,913 -1,807 -22.8%
Female 3,498 36.4% 3,860   4,519 -1,021 -22.6%
Information Not Available 8 0.1% 4   2 6 300.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,612   11,131   12,434    
Hispanic or Latino 276 2.9% 551   605 -329 -54.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,120 94.9% 10,446   11,748 -2,628 -22.4%
Information Not Available 216 2.2% 134   81 135 166.7%
 
Race 9,612 11,131 12,434
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,380 35.2% 3,369   3,823 -443 -11.6%
Asian 460 4.8% 375   506 -46 -9.1%
Black or African American 414 4.3% 458   516 -102 -19.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 184 1.9% 185   260 -76 -29.2%
White 4,783 49.8% 6,251   6,862 -2,079 -30.3%
Information Not Available 391 4.1% 493   467 -76 -16.3%
 
Years of Age 9,612 11,131 12,434
Younger than 22 195 1.4% 249   346 -151 -43.6%
22-24 492 3.6% 613   894 -402 -45.0%
25-34 2,901 21.1% 3,127   3,460 -559 -16.2%
35-44 2,067 15.0% 2,497   2,630 -563 -21.4%
45-54 2,032 14.8% 2,429   2,695 -663 -24.6%
55-59 968 7.0% 1,130   1,144 -176 -15.4%
60-64 625 4.5% 699   803 -178 -22.2%
65 and older 332 2.4% 387   462 -130 -28.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,612 11,131 12,434
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 98 1.0% 73   76 22 28.9%
Mining 423 4.4% 430   333 90 27.0%
Utilities 40 0.4% 88   68 -28 -41.2%
Construction 1,967 20.3% 2,673   2,832 -865 -30.5%
Manufacturing 602 6.2% 615   694 -92 -13.3%
Wholesale Trade 162 1.7% 126   148 14 9.5%
Retail Trade 955 9.8% 954   1,184 -229 -19.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 395 4.1% 605   518 -123 -23.7%
Information 76 0.8% 106   131 -55 -42.0%
Finance and Insurance 140 1.4% 162   234 -94 -40.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 267 2.7% 290   331 -64 -19.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 280 2.9% 352   459 -179 -39.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 39 0.4% 27   30 9 30.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 610 6.3% 696   752 -142 -18.9%
Educational Services 268 2.8% 272   344 -76 -22.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 741 7.6% 840   1,050 -309 -29.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 108 1.1% 128   173 -65 -37.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 692 7.1% 854   1,049 -357 -34.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 367 3.8% 358   444 -77 -17.3%
Public Administration 1,056 10.9% 1,147   1,202 -146 -12.1%
Information Not Available 326 3.4% 335   382 -56 -14.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,045 23,133 27,347
Male 12,909 56.0% 12,753   14,385 -1,476 -10.3%
Female 10,115 43.9% 10,343   12,934 -2,819 -21.8%
Information Not Available 21 0.1% 37   28 -7 -25.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,045 23,133 27,347
Hispanic or Latino 261 1.1% 300   326 -65 -19.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,725 72.6% 16,812   20,018 -3,293 -16.5%
Information Not Available 6,059 26.3% 6,021   7,003 -944 -13.5%
 
Race 23,045 23,133 27,347
American Indian or Alaskan Native 989 4.3% 1,056   1,033 -44 -4.3%
Asian 562 2.4% 610   577 -15 -2.6%
Black or African American 9,159 39.7% 8,900   10,973 -1,814 -16.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 31 0.1% 29   40 -9 -22.5%
White 11,184 48.5% 11,300   13,220 -2,036 -15.4%
Information Not Available 1,120 4.9% 1,238   1,504 -384 -25.5%
 
Years of Age 23,045 23,133 27,347
Younger than 22 600 1.8% 659   792 -192 -24.2%
22-24 1,402 4.3% 1,440   1,750 -348 -19.9%
25-34 6,016 18.3% 5,950   7,217 -1,201 -16.6%
35-44 5,419 16.5% 5,292   6,318 -899 -14.2%
45-54 5,106 15.5% 5,201   6,020 -914 -15.2%
55-59 2,201 6.7% 2,252   2,564 -363 -14.2%
60-64 1,351 4.1% 1,365   1,605 -254 -15.8%
65 and older 942 2.9% 947   1,076 -134 -12.5%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 27   5 3 60.0%
 
Industry 23,045 23,133 27,347
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 240 1.0% 217   197 43 21.8%
Mining 188 0.8% 157   158 30 19.0%
Utilities 39 0.2% 33   39 0 0.0%
Construction 2,501 10.7% 2,710   2,639 -138 -5.2%
Manufacturing 4,512 19.4% 3,879   4,841 -329 -6.8%
Wholesale Trade 852 3.7% 830   886 -34 -3.8%
Retail Trade 2,574 11.1% 2,638   3,218 -644 -20.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 681 2.9% 639   906 -225 -24.8%
Information 354 1.5% 314   286 68 23.8%
Finance and Insurance 668 2.9% 737   871 -203 -23.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 328 1.4% 361   377 -49 -13.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,007 4.3% 1,064   1,324 -317 -23.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.2% 47   50 -1 -2.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,335 14.3% 3,274   4,020 -685 -17.0%
Educational Services 328 1.4% 375   456 -128 -28.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,845 7.9% 1,925   2,383 -538 -22.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 131 0.6% 171   185 -54 -29.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,385 5.9% 1,548   2,029 -644 -31.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 481 2.1% 502   619 -138 -22.3%
Public Administration 313 1.3% 367   444 -131 -29.5%
Information Not Available 1,234 5.3% 1,345   1,419 -185 -13.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,112 23,275 22,264
Male 11,664 55.2% 13,795   11,887 -223 -1.9%
Female 8,029 38.0% 8,223   9,541 -1,512 -15.8%
Information Not Available 1,419 6.7% 1,257   836 583 69.7%
 
Ethnicity 21,112 23,275 22,264
Hispanic or Latino 211 1.0% 1,115   762 -551 -72.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,482 92.3% 20,903   20,666 -1,184 -5.7%
Information Not Available 1,419 6.7% 1,257   836 583 69.7%
 
Race 21,112 23,275 22,264
American Indian or Alaskan Native 218 1.0% 250   231 -13 -5.6%
Asian 2 0.0% 152   174 -172 -98.9%
Black or African American 5,375 25.5% 5,726   6,145 -770 -12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,092 5.2% 194   179 913 510.1%
White 12,795 60.6% 14,581   13,937 -1,142 -8.2%
Information Not Available 1,630 7.7% 2,372   1,598 32 2.0%
 
Years of Age 21,112 23,275 22,264
Younger than 22 607 1.9% 665   690 -83 -12.0%
22-24 1,052 3.2% 1,214   1,265 -213 -16.8%
25-34 4,790 14.6% 5,201   5,262 -472 -9.0%
35-44 4,751 14.5% 5,172   4,869 -118 -2.4%
45-54 4,603 14.1% 5,323   5,115 -512 -10.0%
55-59 1,903 5.8% 2,078   2,038 -135 -6.6%
60-64 1,206 3.7% 1,365   1,275 -69 -5.4%
65 and older 781 2.4% 1,000   914 -133 -14.6%
Information Not Available 1,419 4.3% 1,257   836 583 69.7%
 
Industry 21,112 23,275 22,264
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 463 2.1% 945   437 26 5.9%
Mining 363 1.7% 365   233 130 55.8%
Utilities 35 0.2% 30   45 -10 -22.2%
Construction 2,133 9.9% 2,932   2,195 -62 -2.8%
Manufacturing 3,922 18.2% 3,702   3,056 866 28.3%
Wholesale Trade 731 3.4% 846   950 -219 -23.1%
Retail Trade 1,759 8.2% 1,784   2,240 -481 -21.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 875 4.1% 954   867 8 0.9%
Information 216 1.0% 234   239 -23 -9.6%
Finance and Insurance 316 1.5% 364   415 -99 -23.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 235 1.1% 243   295 -60 -20.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 735 3.4% 661   743 -8 -1.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 85 0.4% 79   58 27 46.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,016 9.3% 2,311   2,481 -465 -18.7%
Educational Services 285 1.3% 308   411 -126 -30.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,128 9.9% 2,170   2,727 -599 -22.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 121 0.6% 174   160 -39 -24.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 911 4.2% 1,177   1,236 -325 -26.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 421 2.0% 491   488 -67 -13.7%
Public Administration 441 2.0% 492   425 16 3.8%
Information Not Available 2,921 13.5% 3,013   2,563 358 14.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 33,539 28,882 38,161
Male 19,448 58.0% 16,878   21,948 -2,500 -11.4%
Female 14,078 42.0% 11,988   16,190 -2,112 -13.0%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 16   23 -10 -43.5%
 
Ethnicity 33,539 28,882 38,161
Hispanic or Latino 14,050 41.9% 9,185   14,038 12 0.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,459 40.1% 13,896   16,875 -3,416 -20.2%
Information Not Available 6,030 18.0% 5,801   7,248 -1,218 -16.8%
 
Race 33,539 28,882 38,161
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,827 5.4% 1,979   2,186 -359 -16.4%
Asian 1,816 5.4% 1,389   1,613 203 12.6%
Black or African American 2,210 6.6% 2,225   2,677 -467 -17.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 322 1.0% 332   368 -46 -12.5%
White 19,600 58.4% 16,512   22,324 -2,724 -12.2%
Information Not Available 7,764 23.1% 6,445   8,993 -1,229 -13.7%
 
Years of Age 33,539 28,882 38,161
Younger than 22 784 1.6% 577   905 -121 -13.4%
22-24 1,736 3.4% 1,416   1,940 -204 -10.5%
25-34 7,505 14.8% 6,499   8,594 -1,089 -12.7%
35-44 6,901 13.7% 6,145   8,138 -1,237 -15.2%
45-54 8,468 16.8% 7,077   9,620 -1,152 -12.0%
55-59 3,935 7.8% 3,405   4,372 -437 -10.0%
60-64 2,586 5.1% 2,233   2,886 -300 -10.4%
65 and older 1,624 3.2% 1,530   1,706 -82 -4.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 33,539 28,882 38,161
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6,415 16.1% 1,673   4,666 1,749 37.5%
Mining 282 0.7% 325   139 143 102.9%
Utilities 66 0.2% 62   70 -4 -5.7%
Construction 2,790 7.0% 3,207   4,071 -1,281 -31.5%
Manufacturing 1,933 4.8% 1,745   1,866 67 3.6%
Wholesale Trade 859 2.1% 872   1,216 -357 -29.4%
Retail Trade 2,309 5.8% 2,270   2,833 -524 -18.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 703 1.8% 591   763 -60 -7.9%
Information 364 0.9% 412   401 -37 -9.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,071 2.7% 1,033   1,827 -756 -41.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 512 1.3% 522   694 -182 -26.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,389 3.5% 1,380   1,775 -386 -21.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 86 0.2% 93   122 -36 -29.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,058 10.2% 4,074   4,885 -827 -16.9%
Educational Services 631 1.6% 694   953 -322 -33.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,234 5.6% 2,287   3,022 -788 -26.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 264 0.7% 354   332 -68 -20.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,267 3.2% 1,383   1,550 -283 -18.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 604 1.5% 619   713 -109 -15.3%
Public Administration 653 1.6% 685   812 -159 -19.6%
Information Not Available 5,049 12.6% 4,601   5,451 -402 -7.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 409,173 4,654 473,036
Male 229,148 56.0% 2,679   275,759 -46,611 -16.9%
Female 179,931 44.0% 1,974   196,887 -16,956 -8.6%
Information Not Available 94 0.0% 1   390 -296 -75.9%
 
Ethnicity 409,173 4,654 473,036
Hispanic or Latino 171,179 41.8% 2,054   168,188 2,991 1.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 202,892 49.6% 2,235   230,076 -27,184 -11.8%
Information Not Available 35,102 8.6% 365   74,772 -39,670 -53.1%
 
Race 409,173 4,654 473,036
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,235 1.0% 37   3,124 1,111 35.6%
Asian 37,078 9.1% 397   38,557 -1,479 -3.8%
Black or African American 32,655 8.0% 342   30,065 2,590 8.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 128,925 31.5% 1,459   158,329 -29,404 -18.6%
Information Not Available 206,280 50.4% 2,419   242,961 -36,681 -15.1%
 
Years of Age 409,173 4,654 473,036
Younger than 22 7,246 1.4% 96   9,957 -2,711 -27.2%
22-24 19,480 3.8% 243   25,965 -6,485 -25.0%
25-34 101,258 20.0% 1,120   111,963 -10,705 -9.6%
35-44 86,013 17.0% 916   99,566 -13,553 -13.6%
45-54 95,706 18.9% 1,104   116,063 -20,357 -17.5%
55-59 45,830 9.1% 527   47,928 -2,098 -4.4%
60-64 31,808 6.3% 375   35,531 -3,723 -10.5%
65 and older 21,738 4.3% 272   25,868 -4,130 -16.0%
Information Not Available 94 0.0% 1   195 -101 -51.8%
 
Industry 409,173 4,654 473,036
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 65,498 13.8% 883   74,772 -9,274 -12.4%
Mining 3,482 0.7% 35   879 2,603 296.1%
Utilities 1,788 0.4% 17   1,074 714 66.5%
Construction 38,113 8.0% 429   53,199 -15,086 -28.4%
Manufacturing 42,442 8.9% 430   40,803 1,639 4.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,447 0.5% 20   1,562 885 56.7%
Retail Trade 30,584 6.4% 320   33,774 -3,190 -9.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,199 2.4% 135   13,568 -2,369 -17.5%
Information 28,891 6.1% 343   38,850 -9,959 -25.6%
Finance and Insurance 7,811 1.6% 77   10,152 -2,341 -23.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,976 0.4% 30   3,514 -1,538 -43.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,964 1.5% 89   9,859 -2,895 -29.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 75,565 15.9% 828   88,535 -12,970 -14.6%
Educational Services 10,728 2.3% 99   9,664 1,064 11.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 28,326 6.0% 295   26,941 1,385 5.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 8,658 1.8% 104   7,516 1,142 15.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 16,469 3.5% 209   19,523 -3,054 -15.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 11,199 2.4% 119   11,714 -515 -4.4%
Public Administration 4,329 0.9% 46   5,369 -1,040 -19.4%
Information Not Available 12,704 2.7% 146   21,768 -9,064 -41.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,649 33,995 37,738
Male 17,682 59.6% 21,413   20,773 -3,091 -14.9%
Female 11,967 40.4% 12,582   16,963 -4,996 -29.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 29,649 33,995 37,738
Hispanic or Latino 6,392 21.6% 8,257   7,617 -1,225 -16.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,526 69.2% 22,641   26,457 -5,931 -22.4%
Information Not Available 2,731 9.2% 3,097   3,664 -933 -25.5%
 
Race 29,649 33,995 37,738
American Indian or Alaskan Native 543 1.8% 665   682 -139 -20.4%
Asian 550 1.9% 601   717 -167 -23.3%
Black or African American 1,916 6.5% 2,024   2,606 -690 -26.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 114 0.4% 120   142 -28 -19.7%
White 21,169 71.4% 24,358   26,937 -5,768 -21.4%
Information Not Available 5,357 18.1% 6,227   6,654 -1,297 -19.5%
 
Years of Age 29,649 33,995 37,738
Younger than 22 404 0.8% 503   594 -190 -32.0%
22-24 1,102 2.3% 1,278   1,330 -228 -17.1%
25-34 6,914 14.3% 7,514   8,246 -1,332 -16.2%
35-44 6,803 14.0% 7,648   8,422 -1,619 -19.2%
45-54 7,238 14.9% 8,633   9,564 -2,326 -24.3%
55-59 3,530 7.3% 4,122   4,652 -1,122 -24.1%
60-64 2,351 4.9% 2,765   3,181 -830 -26.1%
65 and older 1,306 2.7% 1,532   1,746 -440 -25.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   3 -2 -66.7%
 
Industry 29,649 33,995 37,738
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 213 0.7% 298   310 -97 -31.3%
Mining 1,528 5.1% 1,369   618 910 147.2%
Utilities 29 0.1% 35   49 -20 -40.8%
Construction 4,272 14.3% 6,550   4,811 -539 -11.2%
Manufacturing 2,007 6.7% 2,052   2,281 -274 -12.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,281 4.3% 1,320   1,471 -190 -12.9%
Retail Trade 2,333 7.8% 2,450   3,173 -840 -26.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,066 3.6% 1,055   1,103 -37 -3.4%
Information 918 3.1% 999   1,114 -196 -17.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,035 3.5% 1,135   1,874 -839 -44.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 647 2.2% 679   928 -281 -30.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,524 8.5% 2,703   3,304 -780 -23.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 416 1.4% 551   488 -72 -14.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,689 12.4% 4,803   5,568 -1,879 -33.7%
Educational Services 785 2.6% 907   1,112 -327 -29.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,187 7.3% 2,296   3,188 -1,001 -31.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 661 2.2% 555   768 -107 -13.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,958 6.6% 1,683   2,657 -699 -26.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 689 2.3% 774   997 -308 -30.9%
Public Administration 627 2.1% 936   885 -258 -29.2%
Information Not Available 784 2.6% 845   1,039 -255 -24.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 46,354 53,570 48,920
Male 26,399 57.0% 35,580   28,961 -2,562 -8.8%
Female 19,955 43.0% 17,990   19,959 -4 0.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 46,354 53,570 48,920
Hispanic or Latino 7,505 16.2% 9,107   7,591 -86 -1.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,849 83.8% 44,463   41,329 -2,480 -6.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 46,354 53,570 48,920
American Indian or Alaskan Native 164 0.4% 195   159 5 3.1%
Asian 730 1.6% 841   815 -85 -10.4%
Black or African American 6,951 15.0% 6,820   7,369 -418 -5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 25,826 55.7% 31,064   28,167 -2,341 -8.3%
Information Not Available 12,683 27.4% 14,650   12,410 273 2.2%
 
Years of Age 46,354 53,570 48,920
Younger than 22 634 0.9% 885   910 -276 -30.3%
22-24 2,015 3.0% 2,534   2,655 -640 -24.1%
25-34 10,212 15.0% 12,250   11,394 -1,182 -10.4%
35-44 9,166 13.5% 10,726   9,778 -612 -6.3%
45-54 11,303 16.6% 12,937   11,622 -319 -2.7%
55-59 5,413 7.9% 6,193   5,426 -13 -0.2%
60-64 4,061 6.0% 4,417   3,889 172 4.4%
65 and older 3,550 5.2% 3,628   3,246 304 9.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 46,354 53,570 48,920
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 270 0.6% 662   336 -66 -19.6%
Mining 47 0.1% 90   49 -2 -4.1%
Utilities 60 0.1% 78   101 -41 -40.6%
Construction 6,171 13.2% 10,266   6,649 -478 -7.2%
Manufacturing 4,233 9.1% 4,736   5,058 -825 -16.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,701 3.6% 1,917   1,973 -272 -13.8%
Retail Trade 5,023 10.8% 5,633   5,829 -806 -13.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,238 11.2% 1,750   1,672 3,566 213.3%
Information 746 1.6% 793   858 -112 -13.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,449 3.1% 1,483   1,999 -550 -27.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 657 1.4% 724   742 -85 -11.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,816 3.9% 1,988   2,041 -225 -11.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 287 0.6% 290   309 -22 -7.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,842 12.5% 8,753   7,080 -1,238 -17.5%
Educational Services 1,185 2.5% 1,184   1,172 13 1.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,538 9.7% 4,567   5,551 -1,013 -18.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,333 2.9% 2,221   1,494 -161 -10.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,341 7.2% 3,588   3,199 142 4.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,283 2.8% 1,484   1,474 -191 -13.0%
Public Administration 545 1.2% 609   653 -108 -16.5%
Information Not Available 589 1.3% 754   681 -92 -13.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,999 8,767 10,333
Male 3,876 48.5% 4,310   5,015 -1,139 -22.7%
Female 4,122 51.5% 4,457   5,316 -1,194 -22.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   2 -1 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,999 8,767 10,333
Hispanic or Latino 669 8.4% 836   935 -266 -28.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,312 91.4% 7,895   9,377 -2,065 -22.0%
Information Not Available 18 0.2% 36   21 -3 -14.3%
 
Race 7,999 8,767 10,333
American Indian or Alaskan Native 35 0.4% 34   44 -9 -20.5%
Asian 184 2.3% 214   296 -112 -37.8%
Black or African American 5,520 69.0% 5,971   7,008 -1,488 -21.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.3% 16   25 -5 -20.0%
White 1,652 20.7% 1,787   2,142 -490 -22.9%
Information Not Available 588 7.4% 745   818 -230 -28.1%
 
Years of Age 7,999 8,767 10,333
Younger than 22 159 1.7% 190   188 -29 -15.4%
22-24 436 4.8% 508   460 -24 -5.2%
25-34 2,219 24.4% 2,409   2,742 -523 -19.1%
35-44 1,729 19.0% 1,955   2,354 -625 -26.6%
45-54 1,822 20.0% 1,956   2,486 -664 -26.7%
55-59 803 8.8% 857   1,026 -223 -21.7%
60-64 546 6.0% 558   686 -140 -20.4%
65 and older 285 3.1% 334   391 -106 -27.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,999 8,767 10,333
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 32 0.4% 39   59 -27 -45.8%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 2   7 -5 -71.4%
Wholesale Trade 5 0.1% 5   8 -3 -37.5%
Retail Trade 38 0.5% 38   44 -6 -13.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 14 0.2% 14   16 -2 -12.5%
Information 13 0.2% 8   15 -2 -13.3%
Finance and Insurance 9 0.1% 9   7 2 28.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6 0.1% 5   8 -2 -25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 45 0.6% 51   88 -43 -48.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2 0.0% 1   4 -2 -50.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 59 0.7% 63   65 -6 -9.2%
Educational Services 4 0.1% 7   22 -18 -81.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 10 0.1% 19   40 -30 -75.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 1   6 -5 -83.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 21 0.3% 30   20 1 5.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16 0.2% 27   22 -6 -27.3%
Public Administration 3 0.0% 6   6 -3 -50.0%
Information Not Available 7,718 96.5% 8,440   9,896 -2,178 -22.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,430 8,449 7,830
Male 3,084 48.0% 4,292   3,840 -756 -19.7%
Female 3,038 47.2% 3,769   3,576 -538 -15.0%
Information Not Available 308 4.8% 388   414 -106 -25.6%
 
Ethnicity 6,430 8,449 7,830
Hispanic or Latino 384 6.0% 549   499 -115 -23.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,738 89.2% 7,512   6,917 -1,179 -17.0%
Information Not Available 308 4.8% 388   414 -106 -25.6%
 
Race 6,430 8,449 7,830
American Indian or Alaskan Native 22 0.3% 25   18 4 22.2%
Asian 126 2.0% 155   147 -21 -14.3%
Black or African American 2,599 40.4% 3,276   3,043 -444 -14.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1% 6   16 -12 -75.0%
White 3,457 53.8% 4,717   4,383 -926 -21.1%
Information Not Available 222 3.5% 270   224 -2 -0.9%
 
Years of Age 6,430 8,449 7,830
Younger than 22 108 1.2% 138   169 -61 -36.1%
22-24 319 3.4% 429   372 -53 -14.2%
25-34 1,698 18.1% 2,234   1,920 -222 -11.6%
35-44 1,211 12.9% 1,658   1,611 -400 -24.8%
45-54 1,529 16.3% 1,990   1,897 -368 -19.4%
55-59 681 7.3% 894   796 -115 -14.4%
60-64 507 5.4% 615   552 -45 -8.2%
65 and older 321 3.4% 421   420 -99 -23.6%
Information Not Available 56 0.6% 70   93 -37 -39.8%
 
Industry 6,430 8,449 7,830
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 20 0.3% 23   16 4 25.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 2 0.0% 2   8 -6 -75.0%
Construction 519 8.0% 836   596 -77 -12.9%
Manufacturing 398 6.2% 514   788 -390 -49.5%
Wholesale Trade 206 3.2% 256   198 8 4.0%
Retail Trade 988 15.3% 1,270   1,184 -196 -16.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 236 3.7% 266   206 30 14.6%
Information 101 1.6% 128   92 9 9.8%
Finance and Insurance 534 8.3% 671   573 -39 -6.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 126 2.0% 196   153 -27 -17.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 353 5.5% 394   390 -37 -9.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14 0.2% 17   26 -12 -46.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,165 18.1% 1,488   1,426 -261 -18.3%
Educational Services 96 1.5% 118   130 -34 -26.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 782 12.1% 900   783 -1 -0.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 101 1.6% 190   158 -57 -36.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 550 8.5% 799   801 -251 -31.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 182 2.8% 260   224 -42 -18.8%
Public Administration 40 0.6% 97   68 -28 -41.2%
Information Not Available 17 0.3% 24   8 9 112.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 60,316 64,480 99,708
Male 30,037 49.8% 32,780   49,014 -18,977 -38.7%
Female 30,235 50.1% 31,662   50,631 -20,396 -40.3%
Information Not Available 44 0.1% 38   63 -19 -30.2%
 
Ethnicity 60,316 64,480 99,708
Hispanic or Latino 15,276 25.3% 15,895   24,626 -9,350 -38.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,385 67.0% 43,553   67,017 -26,632 -39.7%
Information Not Available 4,655 7.7% 5,032   8,065 -3,410 -42.3%
 
Race 60,316 64,480 99,708
American Indian or Alaskan Native 345 0.6% 415   771 -426 -55.3%
Asian 892 1.5% 1,017   1,293 -401 -31.0%
Black or African American 15,105 25.0% 15,818   25,342 -10,237 -40.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 275 0.5% 284   568 -293 -51.6%
White 37,379 62.0% 40,233   59,848 -22,469 -37.5%
Information Not Available 6,320 10.5% 6,713   11,886 -5,566 -46.8%
 
Years of Age 60,316 64,480 99,708
Younger than 22 656 0.7% 645   1,443 -787 -54.5%
22-24 2,197 2.3% 2,219   4,510 -2,313 -51.3%
25-34 12,716 13.6% 13,128   21,524 -8,808 -40.9%
35-44 12,029 12.9% 13,096   20,943 -8,914 -42.6%
45-54 13,154 14.1% 13,968   22,500 -9,346 -41.5%
55-59 6,000 6.4% 6,562   9,669 -3,669 -37.9%
60-64 4,101 4.4% 4,416   6,874 -2,773 -40.3%
65 and older 2,967 3.2% 2,974   4,727 -1,760 -37.2%
Information Not Available 6,496 6.9% 7,472   7,518 -1,022 -13.6%
 
Industry 60,316 64,480 99,708
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 796 1.3% 741   916 -120 -13.1%
Mining 176 0.3% 142   79 97 122.8%
Utilities 52 0.1% 90   194 -142 -73.2%
Construction 3,931 6.4% 4,017   5,237 -1,306 -24.9%
Manufacturing 2,991 4.9% 2,753   4,361 -1,370 -31.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,500 4.1% 2,810   4,081 -1,581 -38.7%
Retail Trade 6,509 10.7% 6,673   10,703 -4,194 -39.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,623 2.7% 1,760   2,638 -1,015 -38.5%
Information 1,262 2.1% 1,299   1,732 -470 -27.1%
Finance and Insurance 2,716 4.4% 2,887   4,656 -1,940 -41.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,431 2.3% 1,448   2,274 -843 -37.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,411 7.2% 4,507   6,633 -2,222 -33.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 439 0.7% 470   602 -163 -27.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,695 17.5% 12,144   16,797 -6,102 -36.3%
Educational Services 1,213 2.0% 1,402   2,824 -1,611 -57.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,493 9.0% 5,785   9,648 -4,155 -43.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 887 1.5% 1,126   1,588 -701 -44.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,217 6.9% 4,341   7,135 -2,918 -40.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,666 2.7% 1,890   2,544 -878 -34.5%
Public Administration 978 1.6% 1,047   1,881 -903 -48.0%
Information Not Available 6,330 10.4% 7,148   13,185 -6,855 -52.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,417 37,855 46,306
Male 18,245 50.1% 19,200   22,351 -4,106 -18.4%
Female 17,597 48.3% 18,005   23,261 -5,664 -24.3%
Information Not Available 575 1.6% 650   694 -119 -17.1%
 
Ethnicity 36,417 37,855 46,306
Hispanic or Latino 78 0.2% 186   108 -30 -27.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,764 98.2% 37,019   45,504 -9,740 -21.4%
Information Not Available 575 1.6% 650   694 -119 -17.1%
 
Race 36,417 37,855 46,306
American Indian or Alaskan Native 172 0.5% 184   239 -67 -28.0%
Asian 560 1.5% 576   693 -133 -19.2%
Black or African American 19,603 53.8% 20,250   24,438 -4,835 -19.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,507 42.6% 16,195   20,242 -4,735 -23.4%
Information Not Available 575 1.6% 650   694 -119 -17.1%
 
Years of Age 36,417 37,855 46,306
Younger than 22 530 1.1% 683   746 -216 -29.0%
22-24 1,597 3.2% 1,796   2,163 -566 -26.2%
25-34 8,667 17.4% 9,278   11,175 -2,508 -22.4%
35-44 8,659 17.4% 8,897   11,010 -2,351 -21.4%
45-54 8,760 17.6% 8,872   11,070 -2,310 -20.9%
55-59 3,584 7.2% 3,611   4,435 -851 -19.2%
60-64 2,252 4.5% 2,360   2,823 -571 -20.2%
65 and older 1,266 2.5% 1,296   1,630 -364 -22.3%
Information Not Available 1,102 2.2% 1,062   1,254 -152 -12.1%
 
Industry 36,417 37,855 46,306
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 602 1.6% 601   813 -211 -26.0%
Mining 23 0.1% 19   29 -6 -20.7%
Utilities 48 0.1% 53   59 -11 -18.6%
Construction 2,584 7.0% 2,191   2,135 449 21.0%
Manufacturing 2,580 7.0% 2,635   3,495 -915 -26.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,529 4.1% 1,609   2,023 -494 -24.4%
Retail Trade 2,881 7.8% 2,985   3,646 -765 -21.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 695 1.9% 741   1,039 -344 -33.1%
Information 724 2.0% 736   923 -199 -21.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,059 2.9% 1,038   1,407 -348 -24.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 515 1.4% 517   693 -178 -25.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,176 16.7% 6,414   7,728 -1,552 -20.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37 0.1% 36   54 -17 -31.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 84 0.2% 95   135 -51 -37.8%
Educational Services 786 2.1% 832   1,033 -247 -23.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,808 4.9% 1,880   2,781 -973 -35.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,448 3.9% 1,727   2,227 -779 -35.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 229 0.6% 222   322 -93 -28.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 331 0.9% 365   430 -99 -23.0%
Public Administration 434 1.2% 461   657 -223 -33.9%
Information Not Available 11,844 32.0% 12,698   14,677 -2,833 -19.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,595 8,386 9,909
Male 5,003 65.9% 5,508   6,811 -1,808 -26.5%
Female 2,590 34.1% 2,877   3,097 -507 -16.4%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   1 1 100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,595 8,386 9,909
Hispanic or Latino 564 7.4% 626   609 -45 -7.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,083 66.9% 5,603   7,326 -2,243 -30.6%
Information Not Available 1,948 25.6% 2,157   1,974 -26 -1.3%
 
Race 7,595 8,386 9,909
American Indian or Alaskan Native 50 0.7% 58   51 -1 -2.0%
Asian 2,502 32.9% 2,637   3,319 -817 -24.6%
Black or African American 120 1.6% 145   183 -63 -34.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,197 28.9% 2,412   2,598 -401 -15.4%
White 1,718 22.6% 1,999   2,440 -722 -29.6%
Information Not Available 1,008 13.3% 1,135   1,318 -310 -23.5%
 
Years of Age 7,595 8,386 9,909
Younger than 22 87 1.0% 97   128 -41 -32.0%
22-24 224 2.6% 250   322 -98 -30.4%
25-34 1,742 20.0% 1,905   2,309 -567 -24.6%
35-44 1,740 20.0% 1,906   2,270 -530 -23.3%
45-54 1,869 21.5% 2,034   2,428 -559 -23.0%
55-59 818 9.4% 939   1,037 -219 -21.1%
60-64 622 7.2% 726   835 -213 -25.5%
65 and older 493 5.7% 529   580 -87 -15.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,595 8,386 9,909
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 149 1.9% 152   324 -175 -54.0%
Mining 2 0.0% 1   3 -1 -33.3%
Utilities 6 0.1% 7   40 -34 -85.0%
Construction 2,359 30.5% 2,629   3,287 -928 -28.2%
Manufacturing 202 2.6% 195   238 -36 -15.1%
Wholesale Trade 141 1.8% 150   180 -39 -21.7%
Retail Trade 437 5.6% 510   539 -102 -18.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 233 3.0% 269   301 -68 -22.6%
Information 218 2.8% 185   260 -42 -16.2%
Finance and Insurance 81 1.0% 93   173 -92 -53.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 107 1.4% 128   165 -58 -35.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 245 3.2% 266   329 -84 -25.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.6% 46   96 -47 -49.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,020 13.2% 1,110   1,140 -120 -10.5%
Educational Services 60 0.8% 72   75 -15 -20.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 316 4.1% 361   443 -127 -28.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 86 1.1% 103   107 -21 -19.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 689 8.9% 772   721 -32 -4.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 158 2.0% 176   223 -65 -29.1%
Public Administration 78 1.0% 109   119 -41 -34.5%
Information Not Available 959 12.4% 1,052   1,146 -187 -16.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,962 32,250 24,327
Male 12,566 62.9% 23,705   15,857 -3,291 -20.8%
Female 6,961 34.9% 7,760   8,290 -1,329 -16.0%
Information Not Available 435 2.2% 785   180 255 141.7%
 
Ethnicity 19,962 32,250 24,327
Hispanic or Latino 1,185 5.9% 2,538   1,761 -576 -32.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,570 88.0% 27,966   21,716 -4,146 -19.1%
Information Not Available 1,207 6.0% 1,746   850 357 42.0%
 
Race 19,962 32,250 24,327
American Indian or Alaskan Native 191 1.0% 248   167 24 14.4%
Asian 262 1.3% 250   259 3 1.2%
Black or African American 1,375 6.9% 1,543   1,720 -345 -20.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,742 78.9% 25,925   19,570 -3,828 -19.6%
Information Not Available 2,392 12.0% 4,284   2,611 -219 -8.4%
 
Years of Age 19,962 32,250 24,327
Younger than 22 309 0.9% 641   446 -137 -30.7%
22-24 883 2.6% 1,693   1,080 -197 -18.2%
25-34 4,469 13.2% 7,383   5,567 -1,098 -19.7%
35-44 4,280 12.6% 6,861   5,227 -947 -18.1%
45-54 4,765 14.0% 7,236   5,880 -1,115 -19.0%
55-59 2,402 7.1% 3,766   2,869 -467 -16.3%
60-64 1,731 5.1% 2,687   1,944 -213 -11.0%
65 and older 1,119 3.3% 1,975   1,306 -187 -14.3%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 8   8 -4 -50.0%
 
Industry 19,962 32,250 24,327
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 157 0.8% 281   198 -41 -20.7%
Mining 204 1.0% 638   435 -231 -53.1%
Utilities 32 0.2% 41   41 -9 -22.0%
Construction 4,624 23.0% 12,175   6,799 -2,175 -32.0%
Manufacturing 4,497 22.4% 4,883   4,134 363 8.8%
Wholesale Trade 862 4.3% 1,170   897 -35 -3.9%
Retail Trade 1,545 7.7% 1,888   1,771 -226 -12.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 760 3.8% 1,155   891 -131 -14.7%
Information 454 2.3% 436   516 -62 -12.0%
Finance and Insurance 535 2.7% 599   864 -329 -38.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 164 0.8% 248   192 -28 -14.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 687 3.4% 745   648 39 6.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.2% 38   51 -15 -29.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,996 9.9% 3,516   2,545 -549 -21.6%
Educational Services 279 1.4% 326   343 -64 -18.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,274 6.3% 1,234   1,644 -370 -22.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 262 1.3% 534   270 -8 -3.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 856 4.3% 1,102   1,031 -175 -17.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 368 1.8% 470   477 -109 -22.9%
Public Administration 223 1.1% 490   358 -135 -37.7%
Information Not Available 147 0.7% 281   222 -75 -33.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,186 13,039 11,147
Male 4,955 60.5% 8,947   7,066 -2,111 -29.9%
Female 3,231 39.5% 4,091   4,074 -843 -20.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   7 -7 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,186 13,039 11,147
Hispanic or Latino 1,038 12.7% 2,225   1,253 -215 -17.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,715 82.0% 9,716   9,279 -2,564 -27.6%
Information Not Available 433 5.3% 1,098   615 -182 -29.6%
 
Race 8,186 13,039 11,147
American Indian or Alaskan Native 463 3.2% 638   195 268 137.4%
Asian 115 0.8% 203   129 -14 -10.9%
Black or African American 115 0.8% 155   93 22 23.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 73 0.5% 109   48 25 52.1%
White 11,372 78.8% 15,937   9,104 2,268 24.9%
Information Not Available 2,302 15.9% 4,441   1,578 724 45.9%
 
Years of Age 8,186 13,039 11,147
Younger than 22 176 0.9% 344   210 -34 -16.2%
22-24 354 1.9% 648   501 -147 -29.3%
25-34 1,784 9.4% 2,691   2,392 -608 -25.4%
35-44 1,709 9.0% 2,563   2,372 -663 -28.0%
45-54 2,049 10.8% 3,125   2,754 -705 -25.6%
55-59 1,053 5.6% 1,534   1,384 -331 -23.9%
60-64 670 3.5% 1,008   971 -301 -31.0%
65 and older 391 2.1% 1,124   563 -172 -30.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,186 13,039 11,147
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 22 0.3% 1,052   888 -866 -97.5%
Mining 2 0.0% 283   92 -90 -97.8%
Utilities 2 0.0% 54   23 -21 -91.3%
Construction 47 0.6% 2,283   1,464 -1,417 -96.8%
Manufacturing 97 1.2% 1,481   1,329 -1,232 -92.7%
Wholesale Trade 28 0.3% 460   332 -304 -91.6%
Retail Trade 69 0.8% 1,072   929 -860 -92.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 44 0.5% 382   487 -443 -91.0%
Information 6 0.1% 112   136 -130 -95.6%
Finance and Insurance 14 0.2% 218   282 -268 -95.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6 0.1% 131   113 -107 -94.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 33 0.4% 450   381 -348 -91.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4 0.0% 25   42 -38 -90.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 86 1.0% 1,714   1,099 -1,013 -92.2%
Educational Services 20 0.2% 179   158 -138 -87.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 61 0.7% 766   765 -704 -92.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 16 0.2% 350   173 -157 -90.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 41 0.5% 606   582 -541 -93.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 13 0.2% 259   224 -211 -94.2%
Public Administration 12 0.1% 419   266 -254 -95.5%
Information Not Available 7,563 92.1% 743   1,382 6,181 447.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 127,568 161,909 168,198
Male 78,835 61.8% 110,596   103,588 -24,753 -23.9%
Female 48,034 37.7% 50,412   63,456 -15,422 -24.3%
Information Not Available 699 0.5% 901   1,154 -455 -39.4%
 
Ethnicity 127,568 161,909 168,198
Hispanic or Latino 22,363 17.5% 33,565   29,998 -7,635 -25.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 91,710 71.9% 111,003   120,247 -28,537 -23.7%
Information Not Available 13,495 10.6% 17,341   17,953 -4,458 -24.8%
 
Race 127,568 161,909 168,198
American Indian or Alaskan Native 666 0.5% 859   837 -171 -20.4%
Asian 2,566 2.0% 3,027   3,786 -1,220 -32.2%
Black or African American 30,135 23.6% 31,081   37,127 -6,992 -18.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 294 0.2% 340   372 -78 -21.0%
White 78,448 61.5% 103,883   105,373 -26,925 -25.6%
Information Not Available 15,459 12.1% 22,719   20,703 -5,244 -25.3%
 
Years of Age 127,568 161,909 168,198
Younger than 22 1,802 0.9% 2,191   2,311 -509 -22.0%
22-24 5,301 2.7% 6,276   6,772 -1,471 -21.7%
25-34 28,813 14.6% 36,012   37,849 -9,036 -23.9%
35-44 30,135 15.3% 38,399   40,542 -10,407 -25.7%
45-54 32,907 16.7% 43,285   44,001 -11,094 -25.2%
55-59 14,872 7.6% 19,165   19,239 -4,367 -22.7%
60-64 9,315 4.7% 11,447   11,573 -2,258 -19.5%
65 and older 4,423 2.2% 5,134   5,911 -1,488 -25.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 127,568 161,909 168,198
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 536 0.4% 1,027   672 -136 -20.2%
Mining 822 0.6% 927   760 62 8.2%
Utilities 137 0.1% 152   237 -100 -42.2%
Construction 22,583 17.6% 38,280   30,123 -7,540 -25.0%
Manufacturing 13,053 10.2% 14,007   15,780 -2,727 -17.3%
Wholesale Trade 5,269 4.1% 6,307   7,167 -1,898 -26.5%
Retail Trade 10,350 8.1% 11,320   14,689 -4,339 -29.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,722 4.5% 6,243   7,545 -1,823 -24.2%
Information 2,144 1.7% 2,289   2,693 -549 -20.4%
Finance and Insurance 3,844 3.0% 4,092   5,839 -1,995 -34.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,767 1.4% 1,931   2,232 -465 -20.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,991 5.5% 8,600   9,186 -2,195 -23.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 766 0.6% 950   768 -2 -0.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 20,611 16.1% 27,782   25,143 -4,532 -18.0%
Educational Services 2,367 1.8% 2,840   3,708 -1,341 -36.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,619 6.7% 8,698   11,994 -3,375 -28.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,275 1.8% 3,664   3,125 -850 -27.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,193 4.8% 6,972   7,848 -1,655 -21.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,111 2.4% 3,642   3,967 -856 -21.6%
Public Administration 2,673 2.1% 2,844   3,566 -893 -25.0%
Information Not Available 7,735 6.0% 9,342   11,156 -3,421 -30.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,542 35,534 39,058
Male 15,995 62.6% 25,137   24,299 -8,304 -34.2%
Female 9,508 37.2% 10,332   14,699 -5,191 -35.3%
Information Not Available 39 0.2% 65   60 -21 -35.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,542 35,534 39,058
Hispanic or Latino 1,340 5.2% 2,098   1,825 -485 -26.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,115 74.8% 26,623   29,727 -10,612 -35.7%
Information Not Available 5,087 19.9% 6,813   7,506 -2,419 -32.2%
 
Race 25,542 35,534 39,058
American Indian or Alaskan Native 138 0.5% 184   186 -48 -25.8%
Asian 151 0.6% 169   173 -22 -12.7%
Black or African American 4,167 16.3% 4,537   6,349 -2,182 -34.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1% 28   47 -17 -36.2%
White 19,458 76.2% 28,265   30,198 -10,740 -35.6%
Information Not Available 1,598 6.3% 2,351   2,105 -507 -24.1%
 
Years of Age 25,542 35,534 39,058
Younger than 22 321 0.7% 498   568 -247 -43.5%
22-24 973 2.2% 1,361   1,490 -517 -34.7%
25-34 5,530 12.8% 7,593   8,634 -3,104 -36.0%
35-44 6,252 14.5% 8,803   9,546 -3,294 -34.5%
45-54 6,752 15.6% 9,490   10,405 -3,653 -35.1%
55-59 3,044 7.0% 4,246   4,500 -1,456 -32.4%
60-64 1,741 4.0% 2,299   2,520 -779 -30.9%
65 and older 929 2.1% 1,244   1,395 -466 -33.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,542 35,534 39,058
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 96 0.4% 173   123 -27 -22.0%
Mining 105 0.4% 198   100 5 5.0%
Utilities 18 0.1% 19   41 -23 -56.1%
Construction 5,218 20.4% 10,629   8,874 -3,656 -41.2%
Manufacturing 4,453 17.4% 4,877   6,005 -1,552 -25.8%
Wholesale Trade 905 3.5% 982   1,231 -326 -26.5%
Retail Trade 1,768 6.9% 2,185   2,753 -985 -35.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,056 4.1% 1,608   1,799 -743 -41.3%
Information 372 1.5% 346   429 -57 -13.3%
Finance and Insurance 523 2.0% 532   919 -396 -43.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 364 1.4% 426   543 -179 -33.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 935 3.6% 1,053   1,208 -273 -22.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 118 0.5% 136   262 -144 -55.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,893 11.3% 4,298   4,547 -1,654 -36.4%
Educational Services 416 1.6% 428   624 -208 -33.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,914 7.5% 1,962   3,349 -1,435 -42.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 299 1.2% 584   465 -166 -35.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 856 3.3% 1,025   1,440 -584 -40.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 565 2.2% 692   782 -217 -27.7%
Public Administration 246 1.0% 291   290 -44 -15.2%
Information Not Available 2,422 9.4% 3,090   3,274 -852 -26.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,133 17,763 19,726
Male 9,198 60.8% 11,405   11,308 -2,110 -18.7%
Female 5,935 39.2% 6,358   8,418 -2,483 -29.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,133 17,763 19,726
Hispanic or Latino 1,266 8.4% 1,768   1,457 -191 -13.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,452 42.6% 7,408   8,693 -2,241 -25.8%
Information Not Available 7,415 49.0% 8,587   9,576 -2,161 -22.6%
 
Race 15,133 17,763 19,726
American Indian or Alaskan Native 230 1.5% 294   291 -61 -21.0%
Asian 218 1.4% 225   322 -104 -32.3%
Black or African American 2,614 17.3% 2,994   3,818 -1,204 -31.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 29 0.2% 36   48 -19 -39.6%
White 11,006 72.7% 12,756   14,034 -3,028 -21.6%
Information Not Available 1,036 6.8% 1,458   1,213 -177 -14.6%
 
Years of Age 15,133 17,763 19,726
Younger than 22 254 1.0% 305   285 -31 -10.9%
22-24 694 2.8% 839   894 -200 -22.4%
25-34 3,624 14.5% 4,267   4,744 -1,120 -23.6%
35-44 3,347 13.4% 3,922   4,287 -940 -21.9%
45-54 3,635 14.5% 4,287   4,810 -1,175 -24.4%
55-59 1,735 6.9% 2,001   2,307 -572 -24.8%
60-64 1,141 4.6% 1,294   1,460 -319 -21.8%
65 and older 703 2.8% 848   939 -236 -25.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,133 17,763 19,726
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 55 0.4% 82   63 -8 -12.7%
Mining 738 4.9% 636   199 539 270.9%
Utilities 28 0.2% 29   38 -10 -26.3%
Construction 2,116 13.9% 3,401   2,537 -421 -16.6%
Manufacturing 2,131 14.0% 2,169   2,796 -665 -23.8%
Wholesale Trade 616 4.1% 669   864 -248 -28.7%
Retail Trade 1,332 8.8% 1,527   1,813 -481 -26.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 689 4.5% 785   590 99 16.8%
Information 298 2.0% 318   351 -53 -15.1%
Finance and Insurance 379 2.5% 385   779 -400 -51.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 181 1.2% 202   316 -135 -42.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 833 5.5% 849   1,173 -340 -29.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.3% 48   67 -15 -22.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,859 12.2% 2,443   2,847 -988 -34.7%
Educational Services 289 1.9% 286   387 -98 -25.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,407 9.3% 1,436   2,093 -686 -32.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 109 0.7% 156   148 -39 -26.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 628 4.1% 643   874 -246 -28.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 324 2.1% 408   516 -192 -37.2%
Public Administration 330 2.2% 402   470 -140 -29.8%
Information Not Available 739 4.9% 889   805 -66 -8.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,418 32,694 27,231
Male 16,005 63.0% 22,841   15,834 171 1.1%
Female 9,413 37.0% 9,853   11,397 -1,984 -17.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,418 32,694 27,231
Hispanic or Latino 26 0.1% 61   115 -89 -77.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 577 2.3% 600   700 -123 -17.6%
Information Not Available 24,815 97.6% 32,033   26,416 -1,601 -6.1%
 
Race 25,418 32,694 27,231
American Indian or Alaskan Native 143 0.6% 179   196 -53 -27.0%
Asian 65 0.3% 61   68 -3 -4.4%
Black or African American 3,526 13.9% 3,357   3,715 -189 -5.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0% 9   21 -17 -81.0%
White 21,406 84.2% 28,781   22,970 -1,564 -6.8%
Information Not Available 274 1.1% 307   261 13 5.0%
 
Years of Age 25,418 32,694 27,231
Younger than 22 347 0.8% 420   346 1 0.3%
22-24 1,063 2.4% 1,077   1,100 -37 -3.4%
25-34 5,704 12.7% 6,890   6,066 -362 -6.0%
35-44 6,476 14.4% 8,133   6,484 -8 -0.1%
45-54 6,068 13.5% 8,404   6,624 -556 -8.4%
55-59 2,672 6.0% 3,909   3,084 -412 -13.4%
60-64 2,000 4.5% 2,351   2,167 -167 -7.7%
65 and older 1,084 2.4% 1,506   1,348 -264 -19.6%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   12 -8 -66.7%
 
Industry 25,418 32,694 27,231
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 56 0.2% 166   43 13 30.2%
Mining 1,123 4.4% 1,987   1,173 -50 -4.3%
Utilities 30 0.1% 118   43 -13 -30.2%
Construction 3,153 12.4% 8,606   3,745 -592 -15.8%
Manufacturing 6,931 27.2% 4,929   4,103 2,828 68.9%
Wholesale Trade 907 3.6% 1,059   1,207 -300 -24.9%
Retail Trade 1,735 6.8% 1,655   2,210 -475 -21.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 820 3.2% 1,287   887 -67 -7.6%
Information 468 1.8% 328   491 -23 -4.7%
Finance and Insurance 573 2.2% 740   913 -340 -37.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 299 1.2% 337   371 -72 -19.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 967 3.8% 1,234   1,216 -249 -20.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 39 0.2% 83   119 -80 -67.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,811 11.0% 3,620   3,169 -358 -11.3%
Educational Services 278 1.1% 368   461 -183 -39.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,791 7.0% 1,786   3,127 -1,336 -42.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 269 1.1% 578   316 -47 -14.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 872 3.4% 1,199   1,376 -504 -36.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 529 2.1% 534   648 -119 -18.4%
Public Administration 382 1.5% 425   337 45 13.4%
Information Not Available 1,385 5.4% 1,655   1,276 109 8.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,482 18,329 16,796
Male 11,231 57.6% 10,544   8,223 3,008 36.6%
Female 8,251 42.4% 7,785   8,573 -322 -3.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,482 18,329 16,796
Hispanic or Latino 826 4.2% 858   681 145 21.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,656 95.8% 17,471   16,112 2,544 15.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
 
Race 19,482 18,329 16,796
American Indian or Alaskan Native 220 1.1% 221   137 83 60.6%
Asian 175 0.9% 176   195 -20 -10.3%
Black or African American 10,364 53.2% 9,616   9,314 1,050 11.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 36 0.2% 34   17 19 111.8%
White 8,687 44.6% 8,282   7,133 1,554 21.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Years of Age 19,482 18,329 16,796
Younger than 22 254 0.9% 197   209 45 21.5%
22-24 857 3.2% 749   705 152 21.6%
25-34 5,009 18.7% 4,548   4,172 837 20.1%
35-44 4,516 16.9% 4,285   3,779 737 19.5%
45-54 4,409 16.5% 4,286   3,944 465 11.8%
55-59 2,140 8.0% 1,988   1,875 265 14.1%
60-64 1,415 5.3% 1,351   1,243 172 13.8%
65 and older 882 3.3% 925   869 13 1.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,482 18,329 16,796
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 230 1.2% 308   192 38 19.8%
Mining 1,335 6.8% 1,177   323 1,012 313.3%
Utilities 41 0.2% 44   40 1 2.5%
Construction 3,237 16.4% 3,149   2,583 654 25.3%
Manufacturing 2,099 10.6% 1,817   1,530 569 37.2%
Wholesale Trade 743 3.8% 625   521 222 42.6%
Retail Trade 1,582 8.0% 1,558   1,667 -85 -5.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 744 3.8% 674   512 232 45.3%
Information 259 1.3% 249   304 -45 -14.8%
Finance and Insurance 475 2.4% 429   522 -47 -9.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 485 2.5% 451   358 127 35.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,013 5.1% 945   896 117 13.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 63 0.3% 66   53 10 18.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,886 9.6% 1,779   1,650 236 14.3%
Educational Services 277 1.4% 283   383 -106 -27.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,001 10.2% 1,919   2,451 -450 -18.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 321 1.6% 288   355 -34 -9.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,280 6.5% 1,249   1,242 38 3.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 491 2.5% 506   464 27 5.8%
Public Administration 316 1.6% 285   327 -11 -3.4%
Information Not Available 604 3.1% 528   423 181 42.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 70,567 92,662 85,496
Male 43,818 62.1% 62,490   52,944 -9,126 -17.2%
Female 26,747 37.9% 30,168   32,552 -5,805 -17.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 4   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 70,567 92,662 85,496
Hispanic or Latino 8,826 12.5% 11,498   10,315 -1,489 -14.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 57,356 81.3% 75,703   70,378 -13,022 -18.5%
Information Not Available 4,385 6.2% 5,461   4,803 -418 -8.7%
 
Race 70,567 92,662 85,496
American Indian or Alaskan Native 334 0.5% 416   415 -81 -19.5%
Asian 2,370 3.4% 2,604   2,528 -158 -6.3%
Black or African American 6,353 9.0% 7,253   7,595 -1,242 -16.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 195 0.3% 252   220 -25 -11.4%
White 52,175 73.9% 70,347   64,852 -12,677 -19.5%
Information Not Available 9,140 13.0% 11,790   9,886 -746 -7.5%
 
Years of Age 70,567 92,662 85,496
Younger than 22 1,170 1.0% 1,773   1,535 -365 -23.8%
22-24 3,051 2.6% 4,389   3,981 -930 -23.4%
25-34 16,344 14.0% 21,659   19,753 -3,409 -17.3%
35-44 14,936 12.8% 19,640   18,090 -3,154 -17.4%
45-54 17,062 14.6% 22,323   21,104 -4,042 -19.2%
55-59 7,921 6.8% 10,136   9,397 -1,476 -15.7%
60-64 5,648 4.8% 7,107   6,566 -918 -14.0%
65 and older 4,435 3.8% 5,635   5,070 -635 -12.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 70,567 92,662 85,496
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 600 0.8% 1,150   624 -24 -3.8%
Mining 110 0.2% 250   140 -30 -21.4%
Utilities 132 0.2% 166   128 4 3.1%
Construction 11,909 16.7% 19,165   14,681 -2,772 -18.9%
Manufacturing 5,767 8.1% 6,249   7,024 -1,257 -17.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,742 3.9% 3,154   3,508 -766 -21.8%
Retail Trade 5,939 8.3% 7,326   7,585 -1,646 -21.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,917 2.7% 2,256   2,145 -228 -10.6%
Information 1,500 2.1% 1,544   1,909 -409 -21.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,131 3.0% 2,195   2,949 -818 -27.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,463 2.1% 1,758   1,763 -300 -17.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,601 7.9% 6,284   6,321 -720 -11.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 287 0.4% 281   287 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,314 13.1% 14,093   10,807 -1,493 -13.8%
Educational Services 1,147 1.6% 1,324   1,464 -317 -21.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,622 9.3% 6,838   8,015 -1,393 -17.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,725 2.4% 3,133   2,084 -359 -17.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,090 7.2% 7,586   6,407 -1,317 -20.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,731 5.2% 4,324   4,196 -465 -11.1%
Public Administration 1,076 1.5% 1,493   1,589 -513 -32.3%
Information Not Available 1,764 2.5% 2,093   1,870 -106 -5.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 41,552 51,742 52,688
Male 17,683 42.6% 23,297   25,988 -8,305 -32.0%
Female 13,791 33.2% 15,495   22,127 -8,336 -37.7%
Information Not Available 10,078 24.3% 12,950   4,573 5,505 120.4%
 
Ethnicity 41,552 51,742 52,688
Hispanic or Latino 1,845 4.4% 2,686   2,536 -691 -27.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,950 69.7% 35,336   44,652 -15,702 -35.2%
Information Not Available 10,757 25.9% 13,720   5,500 5,257 95.6%
 
Race 41,552 51,742 52,688
American Indian or Alaskan Native 121 0.3% 141   170 -49 -28.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 13,818 33.3% 15,596   20,534 -6,716 -32.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 52 0.1% 64   83 -31 -37.3%
White 14,959 36.0% 19,535   23,865 -8,906 -37.3%
Information Not Available 12,602 30.3% 16,406   8,036 4,566 56.8%
 
Years of Age 41,552 51,742 52,688
Younger than 22 560 1.0% 671   757 -197 -26.0%
22-24 1,546 2.9% 1,878   2,212 -666 -30.1%
25-34 7,848 14.5% 9,252   11,210 -3,362 -30.0%
35-44 6,424 11.9% 7,862   10,055 -3,631 -36.1%
45-54 7,405 13.7% 9,160   11,679 -4,274 -36.6%
55-59 3,381 6.3% 4,240   5,357 -1,976 -36.9%
60-64 2,436 4.5% 3,062   3,712 -1,276 -34.4%
65 and older 1,874 3.5% 2,667   3,133 -1,259 -40.2%
Information Not Available 10,078 18.6% 12,950   4,573 5,505 120.4%
 
Industry 41,552 51,742 52,688
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 57 0.1% 128   124 -67 -54.0%
Mining 64 0.2% 62   46 18 39.1%
Utilities 19 0.0% 31   43 -24 -55.8%
Construction 4,420 10.6% 6,979   5,829 -1,409 -24.2%
Manufacturing 415 1.0% 461   594 -179 -30.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,246 3.0% 1,417   1,885 -639 -33.9%
Retail Trade 1,358 3.3% 1,480   1,937 -579 -29.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 726 1.7% 808   2,158 -1,432 -66.4%
Information 555 1.3% 583   802 -247 -30.8%
Finance and Insurance 968 2.3% 1,003   1,648 -680 -41.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 713 1.7% 819   997 -284 -28.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,073 7.4% 3,273   4,641 -1,568 -33.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 102 0.2% 155   258 -156 -60.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,543 10.9% 5,366   6,429 -1,886 -29.3%
Educational Services 835 2.0% 898   1,497 -662 -44.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,902 7.0% 2,984   4,591 -1,689 -36.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 430 1.0% 914   603 -173 -28.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,441 5.9% 3,840   3,682 -1,241 -33.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 905 2.2% 1,008   1,440 -535 -37.2%
Public Administration 743 1.8% 958   855 -112 -13.1%
Information Not Available 15,037 36.1% 18,575   12,629 2,408 19.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,470 13,145 14,389
Male 7,039 67.2% 8,898   9,604 -2,565 -26.7%
Female 3,431 32.8% 4,247   4,785 -1,354 -28.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,470 13,145 14,389
Hispanic or Latino 152 1.5% 188   148 4 2.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,148 77.8% 9,670   9,822 -1,674 -17.0%
Information Not Available 2,170 20.7% 3,287   4,419 -2,249 -50.9%
 
Race 10,470 13,145 14,389
American Indian or Alaskan Native 117 1.1% 145   126 -9 -7.1%
Asian 78 0.7% 71   87 -9 -10.3%
Black or African American 166 1.6% 207   210 -44 -21.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 8,413 80.4% 9,904   10,220 -1,807 -17.7%
Information Not Available 1,696 16.2% 2,818   3,746 -2,050 -54.7%
 
Years of Age 10,470 13,145 14,389
Younger than 22 261 1.4% 336   394 -133 -33.8%
22-24 552 3.1% 704   776 -224 -28.9%
25-34 2,325 12.9% 3,015   3,447 -1,122 -32.6%
35-44 2,039 11.3% 2,571   2,850 -811 -28.5%
45-54 2,461 13.7% 2,968   3,314 -853 -25.7%
55-59 1,269 7.0% 1,551   1,571 -302 -19.2%
60-64 881 4.9% 1,107   1,151 -270 -23.5%
65 and older 682 3.8% 893   886 -204 -23.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,470 13,145 14,389
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 607 5.5% 233   608 -1 -0.2%
Mining 13 0.1% 21   29 -16 -55.2%
Utilities 10 0.1% 13   17 -7 -41.2%
Construction 1,810 16.3% 2,732   2,556 -746 -29.2%
Manufacturing 995 9.0% 1,373   1,361 -366 -26.9%
Wholesale Trade 284 2.6% 355   394 -110 -27.9%
Retail Trade 880 7.9% 1,080   1,166 -286 -24.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 348 3.1% 278   399 -51 -12.8%
Information 44 0.4% 53   98 -54 -55.1%
Finance and Insurance 124 1.1% 112   144 -20 -13.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 83 0.7% 106   119 -36 -30.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 237 2.1% 256   269 -32 -11.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.1% 10   10 1 10.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 787 7.1% 1,135   1,098 -311 -28.3%
Educational Services 85 0.8% 127   120 -35 -29.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 461 4.2% 479   711 -250 -35.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 215 1.9% 233   213 2 0.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 791 7.1% 1,387   1,245 -454 -36.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 148 1.3% 198   258 -110 -42.6%
Public Administration 122 1.1% 175   172 -50 -29.1%
Information Not Available 2,415 21.8% 2,789   3,402 -987 -29.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 78,253 107,582 112,372
Male 50,107 64.0% 74,716   74,397 -24,290 -32.6%
Female 26,513 33.9% 30,951   35,961 -9,448 -26.3%
Information Not Available 1,633 2.1% 1,915   2,014 -381 -18.9%
 
Ethnicity 78,253 107,582 112,372
Hispanic or Latino 4,175 5.3% 7,255   5,914 -1,739 -29.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 59,476 76.0% 81,364   84,299 -24,823 -29.4%
Information Not Available 14,602 18.7% 18,963   22,159 -7,557 -34.1%
 
Race 78,253 107,582 112,372
American Indian or Alaskan Native 832 1.1% 1,171   1,261 -429 -34.0%
Asian 790 1.0% 803   1,026 -236 -23.0%
Black or African American 11,550 14.8% 11,735   14,272 -2,722 -19.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 73 0.1% 88   106 -33 -31.1%
White 47,762 61.0% 69,545   68,755 -20,993 -30.5%
Information Not Available 17,246 22.0% 24,240   26,952 -9,706 -36.0%
 
Years of Age 78,253 107,582 112,372
Younger than 22 1,849 1.5% 2,919   2,931 -1,082 -36.9%
22-24 4,338 3.6% 5,682   6,255 -1,917 -30.6%
25-34 17,914 14.8% 25,092   25,855 -7,941 -30.7%
35-44 17,842 14.8% 24,126   25,813 -7,971 -30.9%
45-54 19,675 16.3% 27,109   29,669 -9,994 -33.7%
55-59 8,934 7.4% 12,083   12,224 -3,290 -26.9%
60-64 5,174 4.3% 6,971   6,566 -1,392 -21.2%
65 and older 2,527 2.1% 3,598   3,058 -531 -17.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 78,253 107,582 112,372
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 980 1.2% 1,985   1,354 -374 -27.6%
Mining 685 0.9% 974   706 -21 -3.0%
Utilities 84 0.1% 101   97 -13 -13.4%
Construction 15,052 19.0% 24,848   21,146 -6,094 -28.8%
Manufacturing 10,372 13.1% 12,804   13,741 -3,369 -24.5%
Wholesale Trade 3,309 4.2% 3,228   8,863 -5,554 -62.7%
Retail Trade 4,477 5.7% 6,069   6,398 -1,921 -30.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,412 3.0% 3,081   3,079 -667 -21.7%
Information 922 1.2% 829   828 94 11.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,294 1.6% 1,368   2,719 -1,425 -52.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,013 1.3% 1,151   1,078 -65 -6.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,132 5.2% 5,249   5,611 -1,479 -26.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,778 2.2% 4,377   4,116 -2,338 -56.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,752 13.6% 15,261   15,281 -4,529 -29.6%
Educational Services 1,019 1.3% 950   1,260 -241 -19.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,560 7.0% 5,465   7,092 -1,532 -21.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,552 2.0% 3,803   2,241 -689 -30.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,696 4.7% 4,542   4,628 -932 -20.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,959 2.5% 2,224   2,263 -304 -13.4%
Public Administration 1,126 1.4% 1,766   1,410 -284 -20.1%
Information Not Available 6,079 7.7% 7,507   8,461 -2,382 -28.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,210 61,543 60,256
Male 29,666 68.7% 46,366   42,786 -13,120 -30.7%
Female 13,537 31.3% 15,171   17,465 -3,928 -22.5%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 6   5 2 40.0%
 
Ethnicity 43,210 61,543 60,256
Hispanic or Latino 1,736 4.0% 2,573   2,220 -484 -21.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 36,678 84.9% 52,621   51,924 -15,246 -29.4%
Information Not Available 4,796 11.1% 6,349   6,112 -1,316 -21.5%
 
Race 43,210 61,543 60,256
American Indian or Alaskan Native 637 1.5% 796   840 -203 -24.2%
Asian 880 2.0% 1,028   1,193 -313 -26.2%
Black or African American 3,044 7.0% 3,308   3,617 -573 -15.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 65 0.2% 100   104 -39 -37.5%
White 35,043 81.1% 51,623   50,120 -15,077 -30.1%
Information Not Available 3,541 8.2% 4,688   4,382 -841 -19.2%
 
Years of Age 43,210 61,543 60,256
Younger than 22 683 0.9% 1,181   951 -268 -28.2%
22-24 1,984 2.7% 3,265   2,910 -926 -31.8%
25-34 10,302 13.8% 15,273   15,064 -4,762 -31.6%
35-44 8,979 12.0% 12,779   12,644 -3,665 -29.0%
45-54 10,291 13.8% 14,149   14,685 -4,394 -29.9%
55-59 5,376 7.2% 7,323   6,969 -1,593 -22.9%
60-64 3,579 4.8% 4,799   4,634 -1,055 -22.8%
65 and older 1,997 2.7% 2,752   2,380 -383 -16.1%
Information Not Available 19 0.0% 22   19 0 0.0%
 
Industry 43,210 61,543 60,256
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 704 1.6% 999   960 -256 -26.7%
Mining 357 0.8% 592   437 -80 -18.3%
Utilities 113 0.3% 191   218 -105 -48.2%
Construction 12,077 27.5% 21,389   18,616 -6,539 -35.1%
Manufacturing 5,671 12.9% 7,035   6,692 -1,021 -15.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,667 3.8% 2,173   2,190 -523 -23.9%
Retail Trade 2,663 6.1% 3,444   3,485 -822 -23.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,399 3.2% 1,849   1,700 -301 -17.7%
Information 623 1.4% 660   871 -248 -28.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,019 2.3% 1,060   1,532 -513 -33.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 596 1.4% 690   934 -338 -36.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,247 5.1% 2,533   2,910 -663 -22.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 667 1.5% 832   906 -239 -26.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,973 9.0% 6,241   6,525 -2,552 -39.1%
Educational Services 747 1.7% 895   992 -245 -24.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,837 6.5% 2,903   3,852 -1,015 -26.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 604 1.4% 1,071   850 -246 -28.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,848 4.2% 2,486   2,377 -529 -22.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,148 2.6% 1,405   1,271 -123 -9.7%
Public Administration 682 1.6% 1,202   1,026 -344 -33.5%
Information Not Available 1,568 3.6% 1,893   1,912 -344 -18.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,021 39,775 37,097
Male 16,734 55.7% 24,555   20,419 -3,685 -18.0%
Female 13,231 44.1% 15,174   16,618 -3,387 -20.4%
Information Not Available 56 0.2% 46   60 -4 -6.7%
 
Ethnicity 30,021 39,775 37,097
Hispanic or Latino 1,135 3.8% 1,588   921 214 23.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,706 75.6% 30,826   31,420 -8,714 -27.7%
Information Not Available 6,180 20.6% 7,361   4,756 1,424 29.9%
 
Race 30,021 39,775 37,097
American Indian or Alaskan Native 203 0.7% 218   182 21 11.5%
Asian 200 0.7% 211   200 0 0.0%
Black or African American 6,129 20.4% 6,591   4,229 1,900 44.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 969 3.2% 1,187   350 619 176.9%
White 20,220 67.4% 27,954   19,313 907 4.7%
Information Not Available 2,300 7.7% 3,614   12,823 -10,523 -82.1%
 
Years of Age 30,021 39,775 37,097
Younger than 22 416 0.9% 593   638 -222 -34.8%
22-24 1,283 2.7% 1,741   1,765 -482 -27.3%
25-34 7,034 14.6% 9,107   8,795 -1,761 -20.0%
35-44 6,816 14.2% 9,034   8,380 -1,564 -18.7%
45-54 7,477 15.5% 9,925   9,309 -1,832 -19.7%
55-59 3,515 7.3% 4,564   4,131 -616 -14.9%
60-64 2,133 4.4% 2,815   2,536 -403 -15.9%
65 and older 1,347 2.8% 1,996   1,543 -196 -12.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 30,021 39,775 37,097
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 183 0.6% 423   192 -9 -4.7%
Mining 174 0.6% 229   222 -48 -21.6%
Utilities 49 0.2% 42   53 -4 -7.5%
Construction 4,431 14.7% 8,222   5,398 -967 -17.9%
Manufacturing 3,553 11.8% 3,828   3,676 -123 -3.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,343 4.4% 1,530   1,442 -99 -6.9%
Retail Trade 2,923 9.7% 3,432   3,835 -912 -23.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,020 3.4% 1,469   1,278 -258 -20.2%
Information 681 2.3% 700   820 -139 -17.0%
Finance and Insurance 900 3.0% 961   1,520 -620 -40.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 544 1.8% 631   692 -148 -21.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,289 4.3% 1,378   1,538 -249 -16.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 211 0.7% 263   194 17 8.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,862 12.8% 5,159   4,814 -952 -19.8%
Educational Services 578 1.9% 643   695 -117 -16.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,306 10.9% 3,467   4,349 -1,043 -24.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 452 1.5% 1,050   601 -149 -24.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,253 7.5% 3,621   2,997 -744 -24.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 739 2.4% 903   990 -251 -25.4%
Public Administration 350 1.2% 473   457 -107 -23.4%
Information Not Available 1,180 3.9% 1,351   1,334 -154 -11.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Apr 2015 Percent Mar 2015     Apr 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender