Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

August 2015

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
August 2015
Aug 2015 Jul 2015 Monthly Change Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,143,407 2,238,941 -95,534 2,393,396 -249,989 -10.4
Alaska 6,361 6,506 -145 8,361 -2,000 -23.9
Alabama 23,302 25,525 -2,223 26,919 -3,617 -13.4
Arkansas 20,705 22,344 -1,639 21,964 -1,259 -5.7
Arizona 38,119 40,154 -2,035 41,921 -3,802 -9.1
California 361,595 372,470 -10,875 403,807 -42,212 -10.5
Colorado 25,940 27,155 -1,215 26,360 -420 -1.6
Connecticut 43,943 43,427 516 50,112 -6,169 -12.3
District of Columbia 9,389 9,235 154 10,947 -1,558 -14.2
Delaware 6,943 6,968 -25 7,722 -779 -10.1
Florida 71,163 71,569 -406 96,472 -25,309 -26.2
Georgia 37,352 39,633 -2,281 45,739 -8,387 -18.3
Hawaii 7,053 7,823 -770 9,750 -2,697 -27.7
Iowa 18,782 19,345 -563 19,476 -694 -3.6
Idaho 6,389 5,986 403 8,296 -1,907 -23.0
Illinois 116,739 123,296 -6,557 125,709 -8,970 -7.1
Indiana 21,028 21,835 -807 26,331 -5,303 -20.1
Kansas 14,194 13,712 482 15,433 -1,239 -8.0
Kentucky 21,498 22,206 -708 24,606 -3,108 -12.6
Louisiana 22,616 24,518 -1,902 19,620 2,996 15.3
Massachusetts 60,792 61,276 -484 76,753 -15,961 -20.8
Maryland 41,560 41,869 -309 51,470 -9,910 -19.3
Maine 5,070 5,274 -204 6,851 -1,781 -26.0
Michigan 53,010 68,017 -15,007 74,241 -21,231 -28.6
Minnesota 30,797 32,113 -1,316 32,564 -1,767 -5.4
Missouri 32,696 33,839 -1,143 35,813 -3,117 -8.7
Mississippi 16,256 18,360 -2,104 20,901 -4,645 -22.2
Montana 4,700 4,378 322 4,438 262 5.9
North Carolina 31,740 33,994 -2,254 47,903 -16,163 -33.7
North Dakota 3,209 3,611 -402 1,767 1,442 81.6
Nebraska 6,079 6,969 -890 6,424 -345 -5.4
New Hampshire 5,082 5,218 -136 7,175 -2,093 -29.2
New Jersey 113,259 114,834 -1,575 125,903 -12,644 -10.0
New Mexico 11,509 12,624 -1,115 13,389 -1,880 -14.0
Nevada 25,871 27,050 -1,179 28,219 -2,348 -8.3
New York 166,002 168,545 -2,543 185,883 -19,881 -10.7
Ohio 54,415 59,222 -4,807 59,429 -5,014 -8.4
Oklahoma 22,160 23,546 -1,386 17,091 5,069 29.7
Oregon 29,688 30,747 -1,059 33,213 -3,525 -10.6
Pennsylvania 144,290 149,813 -5,523 155,779 -11,489 -7.4
Puerto Rico 28,291 31,680 -3,389 31,397 -3,106 -9.9
Rhode Island 10,335 10,457 -122 11,933 -1,598 -13.4
South Carolina 22,368 23,311 -943 26,373 -4,005 -15.2
South Dakota 1,284 1,206 78 1,262 22 1.7
Tennessee 26,101 30,779 -4,678 31,177 -5,076 -16.3
Texas 174,178 179,772 -5,594 146,541 27,637 18.9
Utah 9,778 10,306 -528 10,850 -1,072 -9.9
Virginia 34,073 35,272 -1,199 41,999 -7,926 -18.9
Virgin Islands 442 442 390 52 13.3
Vermont 3,830 3,888 -58 4,103 -273 -6.7
Washington 44,337 44,893 -556 48,113 -3,776 -7.8
Wisconsin 39,885 42,973 -3,088 49,694 -9,809 -19.7
West Virginia 13,605 14,983 -1,378 12,614 991 7.9
Wyoming 3,604 3,973 -369 2,199 1,405 63.9
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,143,407   2,238,941   2,393,396 -249,989 -10.4
Male 1,088,228 50.8% 1,138,600   1,169,761 -81,533 -7.0%
Female 1,039,307 48.5% 1,085,023   1,205,020 -165,713 -13.8%
Information Not Available 15,872 0.7% 15,318   18,615 -2,743 -14.7%
 
Ethnicity 2,143,407   2,238,941   2,393,396    
Hispanic or Latino 392,271 18.3% 412,571   411,307 -19,036 -4.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,475,772 84.3% 1,542,833   1,669,743 -193,971 -11.6%
Information Not Available 275,364 11.4% 283,537   312,345 -36,981 -11.8%
 
Race 2,143,407   2,238,941   2,393,396
American Indian or Alaskan Native 25,682 1.2% 27,913   30,152 -4,470 -14.8%
Asian 70,870 3.3% 71,724   78,053 -7,183 -9.2%
Black or African American 416,553 19.4% 434,804   472,970 -56,417 -11.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10,703 0.5% 11,369   11,429 -726 -6.4%
White 1,109,182 51.6% 1,160,113   1,241,453 -132,271 -10.7%
Information Not Available 514,855 24.0% 537,641   559,339 -44,484 -8.0%
 
Years of Age 2,143,407   2,238,941   2,393,396
Younger than 22 37,954 1.8% 38,726   47,437 -9,483 -20.0%
22-24 97,662 4.6% 103,957   116,409 -18,747 -16.1%
25-34 491,882 22.9% 512,698   550,409 -58,527 -10.6%
35-44 460,920 21.5% 487,583   517,615 -56,695 -11.0%
45-54 501,926 23.4% 528,828   570,213 -68,287 -12.0%
55-59 236,403 11.0% 244,896   257,750 -21,347 -8.3%
60-64 165,954 7.7% 170,006   177,872 -11,918 -6.7%
65 and older 132,003 6.2% 134,532   134,274 -2,271 -1.7%
Information Not Available 18,703 0.9% 17,715   21,417 -2,714 -12.7%
 
Industry 2,143,407   2,238,941   2,393,396
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 55,308 2.6% 56,586   54,171 1,137 2.1%
Mining 38,271 1.8% 42,060   10,367 27,904 269.2%
Utilities 4,520 0.2% 4,781   4,602 -82 -1.8%
Construction 164,146 7.7% 178,255   177,523 -13,377 -7.5%
Manufacturing 206,099 9.6% 228,061   213,555 -7,456 -3.5%
Wholesale Trade 71,512 3.3% 74,094   76,718 -5,206 -6.8%
Retail Trade 163,484 7.6% 165,336   194,528 -31,044 -16.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 131,123 6.1% 131,927   135,337 -4,214 -3.1%
Information 61,648 2.9% 65,380   73,100 -11,452 -15.7%
Finance and Insurance 56,737 2.6% 58,006   72,938 -16,201 -22.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 28,534 1.3% 28,970   30,954 -2,420 -7.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 119,076 5.6% 122,531   129,596 -10,520 -8.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,263 0.6% 12,259   11,916 347 2.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 268,855 12.5% 280,620   299,937 -31,082 -10.4%
Educational Services 94,230 4.4% 98,831   105,084 -10,854 -10.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 198,849 9.3% 207,110   239,331 -40,482 -16.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 31,628 1.5% 31,890   36,539 -4,911 -13.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 147,193 6.9% 154,485   170,617 -23,424 -13.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 57,260 2.7% 60,200   61,703 -4,443 -7.2%
Public Administration 42,655 2.0% 43,173   46,847 -4,192 -8.9%
Information Not Available 190,016 8.9% 194,386   248,033 -58,017 -23.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,361 6,506 8,361 -2,000 -23.9
Male 3,122 49.1% 3,118   3,974 -852 -21.4%
Female 3,231 50.8% 3,385   4,387 -1,156 -26.4%
Information Not Available 8 0.1% 3   0 8 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,361   6,506   8,361    
Hispanic or Latino 27 0.4% 48   364 -337 -92.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,075 95.5% 6,223   7,942 -1,867 -23.5%
Information Not Available 259 4.1% 235   55 204 370.9%
 
Race 6,361 6,506 8,361
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,179 34.3% 2,230   2,839 -660 -23.2%
Asian 222 3.5% 275   475 -253 -53.3%
Black or African American 319 5.0% 302   432 -113 -26.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 134 2.1% 113   199 -65 -32.7%
White 3,225 50.7% 3,311   4,141 -916 -22.1%
Information Not Available 282 4.4% 275   275 7 2.5%
 
Years of Age 6,361 6,506 8,361
Younger than 22 137 1.5% 157   224 -87 -38.8%
22-24 363 4.0% 343   494 -131 -26.5%
25-34 1,787 19.5% 1,900   2,426 -639 -26.3%
35-44 1,445 15.7% 1,426   1,813 -368 -20.3%
45-54 1,345 14.7% 1,375   1,764 -419 -23.8%
55-59 621 6.8% 603   748 -127 -17.0%
60-64 410 4.5% 418   518 -108 -20.8%
65 and older 253 2.8% 284   374 -121 -32.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,361 6,506 8,361
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 11 0.2% 14   36 -25 -69.4%
Mining 277 4.3% 269   199 78 39.2%
Utilities 28 0.4% 22   53 -25 -47.2%
Construction 710 11.1% 710   809 -99 -12.2%
Manufacturing 205 3.2% 228   445 -240 -53.9%
Wholesale Trade 115 1.8% 106   121 -6 -5.0%
Retail Trade 610 9.6% 560   952 -342 -35.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 456 7.2% 441   555 -99 -17.8%
Information 86 1.3% 92   85 1 1.2%
Finance and Insurance 153 2.4% 152   181 -28 -15.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 135 2.1% 191   183 -48 -26.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 235 3.7% 259   282 -47 -16.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.3% 19   25 -6 -24.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 367 5.8% 366   497 -130 -26.2%
Educational Services 330 5.2% 386   462 -132 -28.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 750 11.8% 841   1,152 -402 -34.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 67 1.1% 49   84 -17 -20.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 473 7.4% 500   672 -199 -29.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 401 6.3% 398   481 -80 -16.6%
Public Administration 694 10.9% 686   780 -86 -11.0%
Information Not Available 239 3.8% 217   307 -68 -22.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,302 25,525 26,919
Male 11,665 50.1% 12,235   13,070 -1,405 -10.7%
Female 11,612 49.8% 13,258   13,828 -2,216 -16.0%
Information Not Available 25 0.1% 32   21 4 19.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,302 25,525 26,919
Hispanic or Latino 242 1.0% 269   301 -59 -19.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,692 71.6% 18,434   19,741 -3,049 -15.4%
Information Not Available 6,368 27.3% 6,822   6,877 -509 -7.4%
 
Race 23,302 25,525 26,919
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,349 5.8% 1,266   1,361 -12 -0.9%
Asian 552 2.4% 533   594 -42 -7.1%
Black or African American 9,956 42.7% 11,442   11,272 -1,316 -11.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1% 27   36 -9 -25.0%
White 10,376 44.5% 11,143   12,339 -1,963 -15.9%
Information Not Available 1,042 4.5% 1,114   1,317 -275 -20.9%
 
Years of Age 23,302 25,525 26,919
Younger than 22 613 1.9% 679   804 -191 -23.8%
22-24 1,325 4.1% 1,470   1,643 -318 -19.4%
25-34 6,141 19.0% 6,681   6,999 -858 -12.3%
35-44 5,519 17.1% 5,976   6,287 -768 -12.2%
45-54 5,083 15.7% 5,535   6,002 -919 -15.3%
55-59 2,172 6.7% 2,385   2,458 -286 -11.6%
60-64 1,371 4.2% 1,528   1,595 -224 -14.0%
65 and older 1,067 3.3% 1,252   1,119 -52 -4.6%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 19   12 -1 -8.3%
 
Industry 23,302 25,525 26,919
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 218 0.9% 169   246 -28 -11.4%
Mining 305 1.3% 227   102 203 199.0%
Utilities 25 0.1% 25   40 -15 -37.5%
Construction 2,072 8.8% 2,108   2,242 -170 -7.6%
Manufacturing 3,556 15.1% 3,839   4,500 -944 -21.0%
Wholesale Trade 885 3.8% 893   908 -23 -2.5%
Retail Trade 2,481 10.5% 2,574   2,880 -399 -13.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 618 2.6% 853   770 -152 -19.7%
Information 292 1.2% 322   387 -95 -24.5%
Finance and Insurance 633 2.7% 629   772 -139 -18.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 292 1.2% 330   344 -52 -15.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,231 5.2% 1,298   1,466 -235 -16.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 71 0.3% 69   74 -3 -4.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,194 13.6% 3,600   3,499 -305 -8.7%
Educational Services 528 2.2% 649   694 -166 -23.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,239 9.5% 2,786   2,780 -541 -19.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 149 0.6% 159   179 -30 -16.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,830 7.8% 2,094   2,228 -398 -17.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 835 3.6% 1,103   744 91 12.2%
Public Administration 313 1.3% 316   377 -64 -17.0%
Information Not Available 1,535 6.5% 1,482   1,687 -152 -9.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,705 22,344 21,964
Male 10,042 48.5% 10,344   10,168 -126 -1.2%
Female 9,580 46.3% 10,775   10,883 -1,303 -12.0%
Information Not Available 1,083 5.2% 1,225   913 170 18.6%
 
Ethnicity 20,705 22,344 21,964
Hispanic or Latino 312 1.5% 337   994 -682 -68.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,310 93.3% 20,782   20,057 -747 -3.7%
Information Not Available 1,083 5.2% 1,225   913 170 18.6%
 
Race 20,705 22,344 21,964
American Indian or Alaskan Native 200 1.0% 238   242 -42 -17.4%
Asian 35 0.2% 30   196 -161 -82.1%
Black or African American 6,207 30.0% 6,630   6,504 -297 -4.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 704 3.4% 830   199 505 253.8%
White 12,164 58.7% 13,054   12,916 -752 -5.8%
Information Not Available 1,395 6.7% 1,562   1,907 -512 -26.8%
 
Years of Age 20,705 22,344 21,964
Younger than 22 554 1.8% 607   591 -37 -6.3%
22-24 1,077 3.4% 1,191   1,184 -107 -9.0%
25-34 4,790 15.2% 5,231   5,168 -378 -7.3%
35-44 4,656 14.8% 5,019   4,847 -191 -3.9%
45-54 4,455 14.1% 4,772   4,972 -517 -10.4%
55-59 1,908 6.0% 2,055   2,015 -107 -5.3%
60-64 1,331 4.2% 1,346   1,321 10 0.8%
65 and older 851 2.7% 898   953 -102 -10.7%
Information Not Available 1,083 3.4% 1,225   913 170 18.6%
 
Industry 20,705 22,344 21,964
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 196 0.9% 200   200 -4 -2.0%
Mining 413 2.0% 425   177 236 133.3%
Utilities 48 0.2% 44   49 -1 -2.0%
Construction 1,396 6.7% 1,402   1,511 -115 -7.6%
Manufacturing 3,120 14.9% 3,306   2,919 201 6.9%
Wholesale Trade 953 4.6% 941   881 72 8.2%
Retail Trade 1,744 8.3% 1,721   2,170 -426 -19.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 777 3.7% 804   770 7 0.9%
Information 246 1.2% 256   262 -16 -6.1%
Finance and Insurance 336 1.6% 300   405 -69 -17.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 267 1.3% 272   251 16 6.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 833 4.0% 878   920 -87 -9.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.3% 68   71 -13 -18.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,326 11.1% 2,570   2,503 -177 -7.1%
Educational Services 528 2.5% 646   576 -48 -8.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,460 11.8% 3,124   3,042 -582 -19.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 119 0.6% 127   151 -32 -21.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,514 7.2% 1,566   1,635 -121 -7.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 408 2.0% 488   468 -60 -12.8%
Public Administration 404 1.9% 415   415 -11 -2.7%
Information Not Available 2,559 12.2% 2,791   2,588 -29 -1.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 38,119 40,154 41,921
Male 21,001 55.1% 21,569   23,315 -2,314 -9.9%
Female 17,106 44.9% 18,572   18,575 -1,469 -7.9%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 13   31 -19 -61.3%
 
Ethnicity 38,119 40,154 41,921
Hispanic or Latino 16,619 43.6% 18,077   17,437 -818 -4.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,770 38.7% 15,169   16,898 -2,128 -12.6%
Information Not Available 6,730 17.7% 6,908   7,586 -856 -11.3%
 
Race 38,119 40,154 41,921
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,173 5.7% 2,396   2,525 -352 -13.9%
Asian 2,223 5.8% 2,137   2,231 -8 -0.4%
Black or African American 2,528 6.6% 2,531   2,716 -188 -6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 338 0.9% 336   282 56 19.9%
White 22,588 59.3% 23,866   21,441 1,147 5.3%
Information Not Available 8,269 21.7% 8,888   12,726 -4,457 -35.0%
 
Years of Age 38,119 40,154 41,921
Younger than 22 880 1.5% 966   1,119 -239 -21.4%
22-24 2,007 3.5% 2,033   2,379 -372 -15.6%
25-34 8,302 14.4% 8,609   9,259 -957 -10.3%
35-44 7,779 13.5% 8,223   8,876 -1,097 -12.4%
45-54 9,530 16.5% 10,167   10,438 -908 -8.7%
55-59 4,503 7.8% 4,766   4,678 -175 -3.7%
60-64 3,045 5.3% 3,254   3,210 -165 -5.1%
65 and older 2,073 3.6% 2,136   1,962 111 5.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 38,119 40,154 41,921
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 7,275 16.0% 8,280   6,785 490 7.2%
Mining 176 0.4% 195   116 60 51.7%
Utilities 60 0.1% 72   69 -9 -13.0%
Construction 2,339 5.2% 2,361   3,829 -1,490 -38.9%
Manufacturing 1,732 3.8% 1,777   1,965 -233 -11.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,336 2.9% 1,266   1,547 -211 -13.6%
Retail Trade 2,437 5.4% 2,518   2,802 -365 -13.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 837 1.8% 874   892 -55 -6.2%
Information 459 1.0% 446   474 -15 -3.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,149 2.5% 1,177   1,570 -421 -26.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 600 1.3% 603   676 -76 -11.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,661 3.7% 1,716   1,923 -262 -13.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 116 0.3% 113   134 -18 -13.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,339 9.6% 4,306   4,607 -268 -5.8%
Educational Services 1,134 2.5% 1,299   1,211 -77 -6.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,629 5.8% 2,854   3,004 -375 -12.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 416 0.9% 394   488 -72 -14.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,822 4.0% 2,302   2,039 -217 -10.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 705 1.6% 692   825 -120 -14.5%
Public Administration 762 1.7% 877   817 -55 -6.7%
Information Not Available 6,135 13.5% 6,032   6,148 -13 -0.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 361,595 372,470 403,807
Male 186,264 51.5% 194,722   205,205 -18,941 -9.2%
Female 175,139 48.4% 177,260   198,109 -22,970 -11.6%
Information Not Available 192 0.1% 488   493 -301 -61.1%
 
Ethnicity 361,595 372,470 403,807
Hispanic or Latino 134,183 37.1% 142,530   141,042 -6,859 -4.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 194,801 53.9% 197,161   217,032 -22,231 -10.2%
Information Not Available 32,611 9.0% 32,779   45,733 -13,122 -28.7%
 
Race 361,595 372,470 403,807
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,206 0.6% 3,122   3,647 -1,441 -39.5%
Asian 34,913 9.7% 34,437   37,946 -3,033 -8.0%
Black or African American 34,049 9.4% 32,096   35,384 -1,335 -3.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 123,633 34.2% 127,506   140,056 -16,423 -11.7%
Information Not Available 166,794 46.1% 175,309   186,774 -19,980 -10.7%
 
Years of Age 361,595 372,470 403,807
Younger than 22 6,810 1.5% 6,146   8,476 -1,666 -19.7%
22-24 17,936 3.9% 19,121   20,107 -2,171 -10.8%
25-34 89,679 19.6% 90,337   96,492 -6,813 -7.1%
35-44 74,333 16.3% 80,679   85,847 -11,514 -13.4%
45-54 82,965 18.1% 88,776   97,379 -14,414 -14.8%
55-59 39,325 8.6% 38,827   42,382 -3,057 -7.2%
60-64 27,815 6.1% 26,633   30,751 -2,936 -9.5%
65 and older 22,636 4.9% 21,853   22,373 263 1.2%
Information Not Available 96 0.0% 98   0 96 0.0%
 
Industry 361,595 372,470 403,807
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 35,296 8.9% 35,901   33,807 1,489 4.4%
Mining 2,494 0.6% 3,122   591 1,903 322.0%
Utilities 1,918 0.5% 2,049   1,478 440 29.8%
Construction 24,362 6.1% 28,682   31,737 -7,375 -23.2%
Manufacturing 31,747 8.0% 34,340   34,694 -2,947 -8.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,726 0.4% 1,756   1,774 -48 -2.7%
Retail Trade 29,446 7.4% 27,121   29,174 272 0.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 12,181 3.1% 11,317   11,433 748 6.5%
Information 29,446 7.4% 32,779   37,453 -8,007 -21.4%
Finance and Insurance 6,330 1.6% 7,609   9,265 -2,935 -31.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,398 0.6% 2,536   3,450 -1,052 -30.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,577 1.9% 8,097   8,673 -1,096 -12.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 70,689 17.8% 73,362   81,806 -11,117 -13.6%
Educational Services 28,678 7.2% 28,584   27,992 686 2.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 26,664 6.7% 24,779   30,160 -3,496 -11.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 8,057 2.0% 8,097   8,378 -321 -3.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,634 3.9% 15,609   20,205 -4,571 -22.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 10,263 2.6% 10,243   10,349 -86 -0.8%
Public Administration 4,796 1.2% 5,073   4,534 262 5.8%
Information Not Available 11,893 3.0% 11,414   16,854 -4,961 -29.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,940 27,155 26,360
Male 13,966 53.8% 14,510   12,802 1,164 9.1%
Female 11,973 46.2% 12,644   13,557 -1,584 -11.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,940 27,155 26,360
Hispanic or Latino 5,102 19.7% 5,560   4,944 158 3.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,446 71.1% 19,096   18,926 -480 -2.5%
Information Not Available 2,392 9.2% 2,499   2,490 -98 -3.9%
 
Race 25,940 27,155 26,360
American Indian or Alaskan Native 450 1.7% 472   484 -34 -7.0%
Asian 505 1.9% 513   621 -116 -18.7%
Black or African American 1,828 7.0% 1,957   1,925 -97 -5.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 112 0.4% 111   106 6 5.7%
White 18,333 70.7% 19,211   18,763 -430 -2.3%
Information Not Available 4,712 18.2% 4,891   4,461 251 5.6%
 
Years of Age 25,940 27,155 26,360
Younger than 22 290 0.7% 298   322 -32 -9.9%
22-24 879 2.1% 979   894 -15 -1.7%
25-34 5,766 13.7% 6,123   5,800 -34 -0.6%
35-44 5,919 14.1% 6,176   5,839 80 1.4%
45-54 6,398 15.2% 6,572   6,525 -127 -1.9%
55-59 3,236 7.7% 3,371   3,260 -24 -0.7%
60-64 2,193 5.2% 2,270   2,316 -123 -5.3%
65 and older 1,257 3.0% 1,362   1,404 -147 -10.5%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 4   0 2 0.0%
 
Industry 25,940 27,155 26,360
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 180 0.7% 202   273 -93 -34.1%
Mining 1,205 4.6% 1,324   325 880 270.8%
Utilities 34 0.1% 34   44 -10 -22.7%
Construction 2,650 10.1% 2,791   1,998 652 32.6%
Manufacturing 2,015 7.7% 1,970   1,745 270 15.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,332 5.1% 1,296   1,160 172 14.8%
Retail Trade 2,158 8.3% 2,230   2,409 -251 -10.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 985 3.8% 1,065   751 234 31.2%
Information 839 3.2% 874   853 -14 -1.6%
Finance and Insurance 980 3.8% 996   1,322 -342 -25.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 515 2.0% 537   574 -59 -10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,631 10.1% 2,723   2,682 -51 -1.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 329 1.3% 326   395 -66 -16.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,854 10.9% 2,972   3,583 -729 -20.3%
Educational Services 1,045 4.0% 1,056   1,242 -197 -15.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,412 9.2% 2,708   2,704 -292 -10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 395 1.5% 453   498 -103 -20.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,481 5.7% 1,645   1,787 -306 -17.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 622 2.4% 653   679 -57 -8.4%
Public Administration 466 1.8% 510   574 -108 -18.8%
Information Not Available 812 3.1% 790   762 50 6.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,943 43,427 50,112
Male 20,779 47.3% 20,721   23,439 -2,660 -11.3%
Female 23,164 52.7% 22,706   26,672 -3,508 -13.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 43,943 43,427 50,112
Hispanic or Latino 6,923 15.8% 6,866   7,618 -695 -9.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,020 84.2% 36,561   42,494 -5,474 -12.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 43,943 43,427 50,112
American Indian or Alaskan Native 149 0.3% 142   170 -21 -12.4%
Asian 772 1.8% 779   907 -135 -14.9%
Black or African American 7,013 16.0% 6,941   8,069 -1,056 -13.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 22,957 52.2% 23,023   26,501 -3,544 -13.4%
Information Not Available 13,052 29.7% 12,542   14,465 -1,413 -9.8%
 
Years of Age 43,943 43,427 50,112
Younger than 22 677 1.1% 641   926 -249 -26.9%
22-24 1,855 2.9% 1,865   2,432 -577 -23.7%
25-34 9,242 14.7% 9,237   10,835 -1,593 -14.7%
35-44 8,632 13.7% 8,524   9,835 -1,203 -12.2%
45-54 10,572 16.8% 10,532   12,086 -1,514 -12.5%
55-59 5,198 8.3% 5,126   5,684 -486 -8.6%
60-64 3,984 6.3% 3,871   4,182 -198 -4.7%
65 and older 3,783 6.0% 3,631   4,132 -349 -8.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 43,943 43,427 50,112
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 148 0.3% 139   183 -35 -19.1%
Mining 7 0.0% 9   8 -1 -12.5%
Utilities 63 0.1% 63   83 -20 -24.1%
Construction 2,461 5.6% 2,674   2,685 -224 -8.3%
Manufacturing 4,242 9.6% 3,984   4,576 -334 -7.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,537 3.5% 1,581   1,786 -249 -13.9%
Retail Trade 4,532 10.3% 4,686   5,489 -957 -17.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,013 15.9% 6,095   7,141 -128 -1.8%
Information 734 1.7% 763   990 -256 -25.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,274 2.9% 1,319   1,767 -493 -27.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 546 1.2% 535   616 -70 -11.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,217 5.0% 2,184   2,475 -258 -10.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 307 0.7% 285   342 -35 -10.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,333 9.8% 4,450   5,090 -757 -14.9%
Educational Services 1,784 4.0% 1,753   2,040 -256 -12.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,879 11.1% 5,000   5,891 -1,012 -17.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 835 1.9% 832   1,149 -314 -27.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,584 10.4% 4,552   5,071 -487 -9.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,266 2.9% 1,337   1,397 -131 -9.4%
Public Administration 657 1.5% 650   743 -86 -11.6%
Information Not Available 524 1.2% 536   590 -66 -11.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,389 9,235 10,947
Male 3,957 42.1% 3,904   4,816 -859 -17.8%
Female 5,432 57.9% 5,331   6,128 -696 -11.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,389 9,235 10,947
Hispanic or Latino 745 7.9% 748   902 -157 -17.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,608 91.7% 8,468   10,011 -1,403 -14.0%
Information Not Available 36 0.4% 19   34 2 5.9%
 
Race 9,389 9,235 10,947
American Indian or Alaskan Native 40 0.4% 39   44 -4 -9.1%
Asian 219 2.3% 208   271 -52 -19.2%
Black or African American 6,783 72.2% 6,720   7,829 -1,046 -13.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.3% 19   29 -5 -17.2%
White 1,722 18.3% 1,619   2,010 -288 -14.3%
Information Not Available 601 6.4% 630   764 -163 -21.3%
 
Years of Age 9,389 9,235 10,947
Younger than 22 142 1.4% 144   181 -39 -21.5%
22-24 566 5.4% 539   632 -66 -10.4%
25-34 2,646 25.2% 2,584   2,958 -312 -10.5%
35-44 2,037 19.4% 1,978   2,457 -420 -17.1%
45-54 2,038 19.4% 2,084   2,432 -394 -16.2%
55-59 976 9.3% 922   1,062 -86 -8.1%
60-64 597 5.7% 607   753 -156 -20.7%
65 and older 387 3.7% 377   472 -85 -18.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,389 9,235 10,947
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Construction 22 0.2% 20   24 -2 -8.3%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 2   7 -5 -71.4%
Wholesale Trade 4 0.0% 4   5 -1 -20.0%
Retail Trade 19 0.2% 28   41 -22 -53.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 17 0.2% 13   16 1 6.3%
Information 22 0.2% 11   19 3 15.8%
Finance and Insurance 9 0.1% 5   4 5 125.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 5 0.1% 5   4 1 25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 46 0.5% 43   75 -29 -38.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 37 0.4% 50   58 -21 -36.2%
Educational Services 13 0.1% 15   13 0 0.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 10 0.1% 14   21 -11 -52.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 13 0.1% 14   31 -18 -58.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 21 0.2% 16   23 -2 -8.7%
Public Administration 1 0.0% 2   6 -5 -83.3%
Information Not Available 9,145 97.4% 8,990   10,594 -1,449 -13.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,943 6,968 7,722
Male 2,956 42.6% 3,034   3,255 -299 -9.2%
Female 3,613 52.0% 3,596   4,139 -526 -12.7%
Information Not Available 374 5.4% 338   328 46 14.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,943 6,968 7,722
Hispanic or Latino 464 6.7% 460   529 -65 -12.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,105 87.9% 6,170   6,864 -759 -11.1%
Information Not Available 374 5.4% 338   328 46 14.0%
 
Race 6,943 6,968 7,722
American Indian or Alaskan Native 23 0.3% 22   16 7 43.8%
Asian 135 1.9% 126   144 -9 -6.3%
Black or African American 2,896 41.7% 2,956   3,169 -273 -8.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1% 2   16 -8 -50.0%
White 3,658 52.7% 3,659   4,177 -519 -12.4%
Information Not Available 224 3.2% 203   200 24 12.0%
 
Years of Age 6,943 6,968 7,722
Younger than 22 107 1.1% 106   150 -43 -28.7%
22-24 335 3.3% 320   407 -72 -17.7%
25-34 1,673 16.6% 1,662   1,911 -238 -12.5%
35-44 1,408 14.0% 1,388   1,624 -216 -13.3%
45-54 1,701 16.9% 1,716   1,836 -135 -7.4%
55-59 753 7.5% 761   796 -43 -5.4%
60-64 508 5.0% 551   528 -20 -3.8%
65 and older 393 3.9% 403   395 -2 -0.5%
Information Not Available 65 0.6% 61   75 -10 -13.3%
 
Industry 6,943 6,968 7,722
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 11 0.2% 10   16 -5 -31.3%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 6   6 3 50.0%
Construction 371 5.3% 399   364 7 1.9%
Manufacturing 359 5.2% 350   516 -157 -30.4%
Wholesale Trade 235 3.4% 274   176 59 33.5%
Retail Trade 922 13.3% 965   1,217 -295 -24.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 348 5.0% 384   277 71 25.6%
Information 111 1.6% 106   150 -39 -26.0%
Finance and Insurance 589 8.5% 587   589 0 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 145 2.1% 150   109 36 33.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 459 6.6% 431   520 -61 -11.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.4% 16   24 2 8.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,353 19.5% 1,326   1,397 -44 -3.1%
Educational Services 230 3.3% 200   279 -49 -17.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 939 13.5% 931   994 -55 -5.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 94 1.4% 108   132 -38 -28.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 486 7.0% 479   650 -164 -25.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 198 2.8% 196   217 -19 -8.8%
Public Administration 47 0.7% 30   61 -14 -23.0%
Information Not Available 11 0.2% 20   28 -17 -60.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 71,163 71,569 96,472
Male 32,841 46.1% 32,941   45,497 -12,656 -27.8%
Female 38,259 53.8% 38,560   50,919 -12,660 -24.9%
Information Not Available 63 0.1% 68   56 7 12.5%
 
Ethnicity 71,163 71,569 96,472
Hispanic or Latino 18,958 26.6% 18,878   24,938 -5,980 -24.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 47,273 66.4% 47,850   65,218 -17,945 -27.5%
Information Not Available 4,932 6.9% 4,841   6,316 -1,384 -21.9%
 
Race 71,163 71,569 96,472
American Indian or Alaskan Native 385 0.5% 378   565 -180 -31.9%
Asian 915 1.3% 853   1,212 -297 -24.5%
Black or African American 19,572 27.5% 19,827   26,643 -7,071 -26.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 339 0.5% 312   480 -141 -29.4%
White 43,159 60.6% 43,441   58,277 -15,118 -25.9%
Information Not Available 6,793 9.5% 6,758   9,295 -2,502 -26.9%
 
Years of Age 71,163 71,569 96,472
Younger than 22 682 0.6% 768   1,292 -610 -47.2%
22-24 2,214 2.0% 2,378   3,900 -1,686 -43.2%
25-34 14,018 12.9% 14,101   20,106 -6,088 -30.3%
35-44 14,168 13.0% 14,366   19,657 -5,489 -27.9%
45-54 16,133 14.8% 16,417   21,927 -5,794 -26.4%
55-59 7,656 7.0% 7,687   10,001 -2,345 -23.4%
60-64 5,438 5.0% 5,321   6,819 -1,381 -20.3%
65 and older 4,377 4.0% 4,193   5,518 -1,141 -20.7%
Information Not Available 6,477 5.9% 6,338   7,252 -775 -10.7%
 
Industry 71,163 71,569 96,472
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,760 5.0% 3,423   4,176 -416 -10.0%
Mining 148 0.2% 182   71 77 108.5%
Utilities 80 0.1% 76   175 -95 -54.3%
Construction 3,131 4.2% 3,309   4,246 -1,115 -26.3%
Manufacturing 2,884 3.8% 2,873   3,799 -915 -24.1%
Wholesale Trade 2,711 3.6% 2,657   3,546 -835 -23.5%
Retail Trade 6,283 8.4% 6,507   9,237 -2,954 -32.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,783 3.7% 2,772   3,089 -306 -9.9%
Information 1,233 1.6% 1,226   1,636 -403 -24.6%
Finance and Insurance 2,349 3.1% 2,354   3,788 -1,439 -38.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,610 2.1% 1,375   1,745 -135 -7.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,813 6.4% 4,835   6,315 -1,502 -23.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 430 0.6% 442   591 -161 -27.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,141 16.2% 12,067   15,625 -3,484 -22.3%
Educational Services 3,032 4.0% 3,267   3,939 -907 -23.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,793 9.1% 6,826   9,163 -2,370 -25.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,866 2.5% 1,791   2,362 -496 -21.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,966 8.0% 6,138   8,316 -2,350 -28.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,997 2.7% 2,073   2,600 -603 -23.2%
Public Administration 1,147 1.5% 1,113   1,536 -389 -25.3%
Information Not Available 6,006 8.0% 6,263   10,517 -4,511 -42.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 37,352 39,633 45,739
Male 17,210 46.1% 17,699   20,251 -3,041 -15.0%
Female 19,518 52.3% 21,301   24,775 -5,257 -21.2%
Information Not Available 624 1.7% 633   713 -89 -12.5%
 
Ethnicity 37,352 39,633 45,739
Hispanic or Latino 26 0.1% 33   211 -185 -87.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 36,702 98.3% 38,967   44,815 -8,113 -18.1%
Information Not Available 624 1.7% 633   713 -89 -12.5%
 
Race 37,352 39,633 45,739
American Indian or Alaskan Native 177 0.5% 217   213 -36 -16.9%
Asian 530 1.4% 550   662 -132 -19.9%
Black or African American 20,903 56.0% 22,242   25,763 -4,860 -18.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,117 40.5% 15,991   18,388 -3,271 -17.8%
Information Not Available 625 1.7% 633   713 -88 -12.3%
 
Years of Age 37,352 39,633 45,739
Younger than 22 707 1.4% 691   969 -262 -27.0%
22-24 1,793 3.6% 1,816   2,438 -645 -26.5%
25-34 8,909 17.8% 9,445   11,422 -2,513 -22.0%
35-44 8,913 17.8% 9,612   10,948 -2,035 -18.6%
45-54 8,857 17.7% 9,336   10,348 -1,491 -14.4%
55-59 3,671 7.3% 3,835   4,104 -433 -10.6%
60-64 2,369 4.7% 2,480   2,730 -361 -13.2%
65 and older 1,276 2.5% 1,387   1,634 -358 -21.9%
Information Not Available 857 1.7% 1,031   1,146 -289 -25.2%
 
Industry 37,352 39,633 45,739
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 427 1.1% 440   472 -45 -9.5%
Mining 27 0.1% 26   26 1 3.8%
Utilities 32 0.1% 31   53 -21 -39.6%
Construction 1,471 3.9% 1,562   1,798 -327 -18.2%
Manufacturing 2,872 7.6% 3,032   3,454 -582 -16.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,637 4.3% 1,769   1,737 -100 -5.8%
Retail Trade 2,900 7.7% 3,008   3,647 -747 -20.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 556 1.5% 596   999 -443 -44.3%
Information 690 1.8% 725   840 -150 -17.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,072 2.8% 1,048   1,138 -66 -5.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 431 1.1% 469   569 -138 -24.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,209 16.4% 6,651   7,292 -1,083 -14.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 31 0.1% 45   32 -1 -3.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 71 0.2% 102   106 -35 -33.0%
Educational Services 1,125 3.0% 1,243   1,542 -417 -27.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,211 5.9% 2,962   3,225 -1,014 -31.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,484 3.9% 1,651   2,880 -1,396 -48.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 369 1.0% 307   418 -49 -11.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 540 1.4% 604   776 -236 -30.4%
Public Administration 504 1.3% 534   708 -204 -28.8%
Information Not Available 12,693 33.6% 12,828   14,027 -1,334 -9.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,053 7,823 9,750
Male 4,347 61.6% 4,529   6,159 -1,812 -29.4%
Female 2,705 38.4% 3,292   3,588 -883 -24.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   3 -2 -66.7%
 
Ethnicity 7,053 7,823 9,750
Hispanic or Latino 495 7.0% 573   599 -104 -17.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,820 68.3% 5,373   6,922 -2,102 -30.4%
Information Not Available 1,738 24.6% 1,877   2,229 -491 -22.0%
 
Race 7,053 7,823 9,750
American Indian or Alaskan Native 53 0.8% 56   47 6 12.8%
Asian 2,211 31.3% 2,475   3,057 -846 -27.7%
Black or African American 129 1.8% 137   186 -57 -30.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,998 28.3% 2,300   2,748 -750 -27.3%
White 1,658 23.5% 1,800   2,373 -715 -30.1%
Information Not Available 1,004 14.2% 1,055   1,339 -335 -25.0%
 
Years of Age 7,053 7,823 9,750
Younger than 22 83 1.0% 79   121 -38 -31.4%
22-24 208 2.6% 249   340 -132 -38.8%
25-34 1,456 18.2% 1,673   2,156 -700 -32.5%
35-44 1,635 20.4% 1,722   2,194 -559 -25.5%
45-54 1,684 21.0% 1,901   2,372 -688 -29.0%
55-59 799 10.0% 903   1,088 -289 -26.6%
60-64 692 8.6% 738   861 -169 -19.6%
65 and older 496 6.2% 558   618 -122 -19.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,053 7,823 9,750
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 114 1.6% 114   149 -35 -23.5%
Mining 5 0.1% 4   1 4 400.0%
Utilities 24 0.3% 17   13 11 84.6%
Construction 1,721 24.0% 1,791   2,639 -918 -34.8%
Manufacturing 154 2.1% 162   223 -69 -30.9%
Wholesale Trade 119 1.7% 142   187 -68 -36.4%
Retail Trade 415 5.8% 444   553 -138 -25.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 210 2.9% 411   350 -140 -40.0%
Information 124 1.7% 84   208 -84 -40.4%
Finance and Insurance 73 1.0% 75   131 -58 -44.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 100 1.4% 101   150 -50 -33.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 364 5.1% 381   422 -58 -13.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.8% 49   76 -22 -28.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 923 12.9% 1,023   1,141 -218 -19.1%
Educational Services 147 2.1% 150   106 41 38.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 331 4.6% 573   525 -194 -37.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 63 0.9% 65   110 -47 -42.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 673 9.4% 717   914 -241 -26.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 163 2.3% 173   216 -53 -24.5%
Public Administration 132 1.8% 160   232 -100 -43.1%
Information Not Available 1,144 16.0% 1,187   1,404 -260 -18.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,782 19,345 19,476
Male 10,102 53.8% 10,080   9,830 272 2.8%
Female 8,429 44.9% 8,997   9,250 -821 -8.9%
Information Not Available 251 1.3% 268   396 -145 -36.6%
 
Ethnicity 18,782 19,345 19,476
Hispanic or Latino 955 5.1% 1,020   979 -24 -2.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,642 88.6% 17,029   17,175 -533 -3.1%
Information Not Available 1,185 6.3% 1,296   1,322 -137 -10.4%
 
Race 18,782 19,345 19,476
American Indian or Alaskan Native 249 1.3% 238   144 105 72.9%
Asian 257 1.4% 323   241 16 6.6%
Black or African American 1,440 7.7% 1,575   1,579 -139 -8.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 14,696 78.2% 14,893   15,211 -515 -3.4%
Information Not Available 2,140 11.4% 2,316   2,301 -161 -7.0%
 
Years of Age 18,782 19,345 19,476
Younger than 22 314 1.0% 304   377 -63 -16.7%
22-24 815 2.6% 806   915 -100 -10.9%
25-34 4,074 12.8% 4,157   4,515 -441 -9.8%
35-44 4,058 12.7% 4,134   4,239 -181 -4.3%
45-54 4,489 14.1% 4,608   4,644 -155 -3.3%
55-59 2,277 7.2% 2,420   2,230 47 2.1%
60-64 1,636 5.1% 1,708   1,473 163 11.1%
65 and older 1,115 3.5% 1,203   1,079 36 3.3%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 5   4 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,782 19,345 19,476
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 304 1.6% 277   177 127 71.8%
Mining 29 0.2% 31   27 2 7.4%
Utilities 34 0.2% 30   24 10 41.7%
Construction 1,932 10.1% 2,021   1,370 562 41.0%
Manufacturing 4,680 24.5% 4,745   5,048 -368 -7.3%
Wholesale Trade 798 4.2% 773   809 -11 -1.4%
Retail Trade 1,364 7.1% 1,409   1,551 -187 -12.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,059 5.5% 1,133   1,145 -86 -7.5%
Information 681 3.6% 618   744 -63 -8.5%
Finance and Insurance 561 2.9% 591   767 -206 -26.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 155 0.8% 147   186 -31 -16.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 896 4.7% 972   855 41 4.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25 0.1% 26   45 -20 -44.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,635 8.6% 1,681   1,762 -127 -7.2%
Educational Services 469 2.5% 490   492 -23 -4.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,811 9.5% 1,925   1,911 -100 -5.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 171 0.9% 182   297 -126 -42.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,240 6.5% 1,403   1,284 -44 -3.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 512 2.7% 526   566 -54 -9.5%
Public Administration 231 1.2% 226   275 -44 -16.0%
Information Not Available 195 1.0% 139   141 54 38.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,389 5,986 8,296
Male 3,340 52.3% 2,914   4,060 -720 -17.7%
Female 3,047 47.7% 3,072   4,232 -1,185 -28.0%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 0   4 -2 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,389 5,986 8,296
Hispanic or Latino 789 12.3% 746   1,130 -341 -30.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,714 73.8% 4,883   6,783 -2,069 -30.5%
Information Not Available 886 13.9% 357   383 503 131.3%
 
Race 6,389 5,986 8,296
American Indian or Alaskan Native 365 3.4% 351   161 204 126.7%
Asian 146 1.3% 120   94 52 55.3%
Black or African American 90 0.8% 83   84 6 7.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 105 1.0% 80   48 57 118.8%
White 8,409 77.7% 8,277   6,553 1,856 28.3%
Information Not Available 1,711 15.8% 1,698   1,356 355 26.2%
 
Years of Age 6,389 5,986 8,296
Younger than 22 83 0.6% 92   162 -79 -48.8%
22-24 192 1.4% 217   351 -159 -45.3%
25-34 1,078 7.6% 1,133   1,700 -622 -36.6%
35-44 1,281 9.0% 1,372   1,767 -486 -27.5%
45-54 1,537 10.8% 1,497   2,106 -569 -27.0%
55-59 890 6.3% 787   1,033 -143 -13.8%
60-64 618 4.4% 531   705 -87 -12.3%
65 and older 709 5.0% 357   472 237 50.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 6,389 5,986 8,296
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 155 2.4% 160   192 -37 -19.3%
Mining 133 2.0% 23   25 108 432.0%
Utilities 17 0.3% 15   14 3 21.4%
Construction 493 7.5% 447   538 -45 -8.4%
Manufacturing 838 12.8% 845   1,297 -459 -35.4%
Wholesale Trade 328 5.0% 290   342 -14 -4.1%
Retail Trade 548 8.4% 589   776 -228 -29.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 474 7.2% 490   472 2 0.4%
Information 82 1.3% 88   140 -58 -41.4%
Finance and Insurance 187 2.9% 196   251 -64 -25.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 83 1.3% 63   76 7 9.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 288 4.4% 298   380 -92 -24.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.3% 20   29 -10 -34.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 701 10.7% 815   1,010 -309 -30.6%
Educational Services 186 2.8% 215   225 -39 -17.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 600 9.2% 675   764 -164 -21.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 46 0.7% 46   82 -36 -43.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 278 4.2% 299   380 -102 -26.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 222 3.4% 230   252 -30 -11.9%
Public Administration 187 2.9% 182   172 15 8.7%
Information Not Available 524 8.0% 0   879 -355 -40.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 116,739 123,296 125,709
Male 57,963 49.7% 62,789   61,269 -3,306 -5.4%
Female 58,075 49.7% 59,825   63,626 -5,551 -8.7%
Information Not Available 701 0.6% 682   814 -113 -13.9%
 
Ethnicity 116,739 123,296 125,709
Hispanic or Latino 14,966 12.8% 15,481   16,058 -1,092 -6.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 88,817 76.1% 93,935   96,224 -7,407 -7.7%
Information Not Available 12,956 11.1% 13,880   13,427 -471 -3.5%
 
Race 116,739 123,296 125,709
American Indian or Alaskan Native 560 0.5% 606   585 -25 -4.3%
Asian 2,879 2.5% 2,881   3,278 -399 -12.2%
Black or African American 34,401 29.5% 35,557   36,212 -1,811 -5.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 280 0.2% 280   275 5 1.8%
White 67,164 57.5% 72,147   73,524 -6,360 -8.7%
Information Not Available 11,455 9.8% 11,825   11,835 -380 -3.2%
 
Years of Age 116,739 123,296 125,709
Younger than 22 1,774 1.0% 1,825   1,978 -204 -10.3%
22-24 4,821 2.8% 5,385   5,769 -948 -16.4%
25-34 26,314 15.0% 28,353   28,717 -2,403 -8.4%
35-44 27,220 15.6% 28,585   29,351 -2,131 -7.3%
45-54 29,171 16.7% 30,554   31,296 -2,125 -6.8%
55-59 13,941 8.0% 14,467   14,323 -382 -2.7%
60-64 8,971 5.1% 9,489   9,238 -267 -2.9%
65 and older 4,527 2.6% 4,638   5,037 -510 -10.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 116,739 123,296 125,709
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 314 0.3% 310   348 -34 -9.8%
Mining 612 0.5% 757   195 417 213.8%
Utilities 118 0.1% 143   217 -99 -45.6%
Construction 9,171 7.8% 10,568   9,538 -367 -3.8%
Manufacturing 12,775 10.9% 14,403   12,406 369 3.0%
Wholesale Trade 5,130 4.4% 5,062   5,557 -427 -7.7%
Retail Trade 9,714 8.3% 10,163   11,866 -2,152 -18.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,874 7.6% 9,308   9,516 -642 -6.7%
Information 2,379 2.0% 2,408   2,579 -200 -7.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,941 3.4% 3,887   4,580 -639 -14.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,424 1.2% 1,560   1,528 -104 -6.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,105 6.9% 8,050   8,126 -21 -0.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 727 0.6% 717   688 39 5.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 16,139 13.8% 17,037   16,258 -119 -0.7%
Educational Services 4,597 3.9% 4,731   5,165 -568 -11.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,823 8.4% 9,945   11,751 -1,928 -16.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,438 1.2% 1,542   1,467 -29 -2.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,092 6.9% 8,679   9,097 -1,005 -11.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,633 3.1% 3,843   3,788 -155 -4.1%
Public Administration 3,246 2.8% 3,192   3,070 176 5.7%
Information Not Available 6,487 5.5% 6,991   7,969 -1,482 -18.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,028 21,835 26,331
Male 11,410 54.3% 12,078   14,020 -2,610 -18.6%
Female 9,575 45.5% 9,693   12,267 -2,692 -21.9%
Information Not Available 43 0.2% 64   44 -1 -2.3%
 
Ethnicity 21,028 21,835 26,331
Hispanic or Latino 1,027 4.9% 1,106   1,230 -203 -16.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,672 74.5% 16,154   19,594 -3,922 -20.0%
Information Not Available 4,329 20.6% 4,575   5,507 -1,178 -21.4%
 
Race 21,028 21,835 26,331
American Indian or Alaskan Native 106 0.5% 113   111 -5 -4.5%
Asian 151 0.7% 148   156 -5 -3.2%
Black or African American 3,999 19.0% 3,854   4,954 -955 -19.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1% 18   35 -15 -42.9%
White 15,485 73.6% 16,292   19,553 -4,068 -20.8%
Information Not Available 1,267 6.0% 1,410   1,522 -255 -16.8%
 
Years of Age 21,028 21,835 26,331
Younger than 22 247 0.7% 253   374 -127 -34.0%
22-24 678 1.9% 778   994 -316 -31.8%
25-34 4,677 13.4% 4,756   5,761 -1,084 -18.8%
35-44 5,179 14.8% 5,411   6,252 -1,073 -17.2%
45-54 5,376 15.4% 5,573   6,909 -1,533 -22.2%
55-59 2,512 7.2% 2,630   3,119 -607 -19.5%
60-64 1,544 4.4% 1,554   1,874 -330 -17.6%
65 and older 815 2.3% 880   1,048 -233 -22.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 21,028 21,835 26,331
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 61 0.3% 45   72 -11 -15.3%
Mining 100 0.5% 68   53 47 88.7%
Utilities 27 0.1% 26   40 -13 -32.5%
Construction 2,736 13.0% 3,217   3,635 -899 -24.7%
Manufacturing 3,914 18.6% 4,037   4,606 -692 -15.0%
Wholesale Trade 878 4.2% 838   876 2 0.2%
Retail Trade 1,670 7.9% 1,599   2,128 -458 -21.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 652 3.1% 675   826 -174 -21.1%
Information 326 1.5% 328   323 3 0.9%
Finance and Insurance 493 2.3% 543   698 -205 -29.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 269 1.3% 269   346 -77 -22.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,061 5.0% 1,150   1,278 -217 -17.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 118 0.6% 117   200 -82 -41.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,422 11.5% 2,512   3,033 -611 -20.1%
Educational Services 670 3.2% 671   855 -185 -21.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,912 9.1% 1,854   2,735 -823 -30.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 246 1.2% 246   308 -62 -20.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 762 3.6% 779   1,052 -290 -27.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 535 2.5% 549   666 -131 -19.7%
Public Administration 169 0.8% 201   194 -25 -12.9%
Information Not Available 2,007 9.5% 2,111   2,407 -400 -16.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,194 13,712 15,433
Male 7,954 56.0% 7,312   7,880 74 0.9%
Female 6,240 44.0% 6,400   7,553 -1,313 -17.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,194 13,712 15,433
Hispanic or Latino 1,107 7.8% 1,078   1,154 -47 -4.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,949 49.0% 5,921   6,762 187 2.8%
Information Not Available 6,138 43.2% 6,713   7,517 -1,379 -18.3%
 
Race 14,194 13,712 15,433
American Indian or Alaskan Native 207 1.5% 218   247 -40 -16.2%
Asian 161 1.1% 207   240 -79 -32.9%
Black or African American 2,977 21.0% 2,539   2,872 105 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 29 0.2% 38   28 1 3.6%
White 10,035 70.7% 9,835   11,118 -1,083 -9.7%
Information Not Available 785 5.5% 875   928 -143 -15.4%
 
Years of Age 14,194 13,712 15,433
Younger than 22 250 1.1% 268   273 -23 -8.4%
22-24 685 3.0% 664   699 -14 -2.0%
25-34 3,358 14.5% 3,246   3,700 -342 -9.2%
35-44 3,268 14.1% 3,067   3,334 -66 -2.0%
45-54 3,303 14.3% 3,133   3,694 -391 -10.6%
55-59 1,605 6.9% 1,599   1,763 -158 -9.0%
60-64 1,067 4.6% 1,010   1,177 -110 -9.3%
65 and older 658 2.8% 725   793 -135 -17.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,194 13,712 15,433
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 49 0.3% 50   62 -13 -21.0%
Mining 291 2.0% 391   163 128 78.5%
Utilities 26 0.2% 24   25 1 4.0%
Construction 1,227 8.6% 1,370   1,445 -218 -15.1%
Manufacturing 3,336 23.4% 1,861   2,078 1,258 60.5%
Wholesale Trade 653 4.6% 666   719 -66 -9.2%
Retail Trade 941 6.6% 983   1,406 -465 -33.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 509 3.6% 713   434 75 17.3%
Information 318 2.2% 312   351 -33 -9.4%
Finance and Insurance 334 2.3% 337   452 -118 -26.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 185 1.3% 174   211 -26 -12.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 868 6.1% 900   1,115 -247 -22.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 42 0.3% 33   49 -7 -14.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,515 10.6% 1,640   2,097 -582 -27.8%
Educational Services 391 2.7% 423   475 -84 -17.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,437 10.1% 1,581   1,962 -525 -26.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 77 0.5% 86   121 -44 -36.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 638 4.5% 806   782 -144 -18.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 247 1.7% 285   399 -152 -38.1%
Public Administration 313 2.2% 309   402 -89 -22.1%
Information Not Available 797 5.6% 768   685 112 16.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,498 22,206 24,606
Male 12,550 58.4% 12,796   13,765 -1,215 -8.8%
Female 8,948 41.6% 9,410   10,841 -1,893 -17.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,498 22,206 24,606
Hispanic or Latino 22 0.1% 43   75 -53 -70.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 583 2.7% 921   627 -44 -7.0%
Information Not Available 20,893 97.2% 21,242   23,904 -3,011 -12.6%
 
Race 21,498 22,206 24,606
American Indian or Alaskan Native 111 0.5% 129   197 -86 -43.7%
Asian 36 0.2% 59   127 -91 -71.7%
Black or African American 2,735 12.7% 3,047   3,714 -979 -26.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0% 4   4 0 0.0%
White 18,309 85.2% 18,586   20,273 -1,964 -9.7%
Information Not Available 303 1.4% 381   291 12 4.1%
 
Years of Age 21,498 22,206 24,606
Younger than 22 187 0.5% 363   465 -278 -59.8%
22-24 891 2.3% 862   1,158 -267 -23.1%
25-34 4,796 12.6% 4,369   5,749 -953 -16.6%
35-44 5,320 14.0% 5,587   6,139 -819 -13.3%
45-54 5,271 13.9% 5,926   5,547 -276 -5.0%
55-59 2,336 6.2% 2,571   2,649 -313 -11.8%
60-64 1,851 4.9% 1,582   1,697 154 9.1%
65 and older 819 2.2% 929   1,197 -378 -31.6%
Information Not Available 27 0.1% 17   5 22 440.0%
 
Industry 21,498 22,206 24,606
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 71 0.3% 31   44 27 61.4%
Mining 1,340 6.2% 1,124   430 910 211.6%
Utilities 106 0.5% 55   101 5 5.0%
Construction 1,754 8.1% 2,005   2,412 -658 -27.3%
Manufacturing 3,878 18.0% 5,708   3,863 15 0.4%
Wholesale Trade 943 4.4% 815   969 -26 -2.7%
Retail Trade 1,371 6.4% 1,260   2,175 -804 -37.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 850 3.9% 835   741 109 14.7%
Information 337 1.6% 336   421 -84 -20.0%
Finance and Insurance 551 2.6% 554   715 -164 -22.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 217 1.0% 195   316 -99 -31.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,210 5.6% 979   1,509 -299 -19.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 115 0.5% 55   83 32 38.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,070 9.6% 2,064   2,829 -759 -26.8%
Educational Services 979 4.5% 780   1,052 -73 -6.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,598 7.4% 1,654   2,587 -989 -38.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 395 1.8% 359   377 18 4.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,170 5.4% 1,073   1,618 -448 -27.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 529 2.5% 476   574 -45 -7.8%
Public Administration 533 2.5% 519   430 103 24.0%
Information Not Available 1,481 6.9% 1,329   1,360 121 8.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,616 24,518 19,620
Male 11,489 50.8% 11,991   8,387 3,102 37.0%
Female 11,127 49.2% 12,527   11,233 -106 -0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 22,616 24,518 19,620
Hispanic or Latino 900 4.0% 933   765 135 17.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,716 96.0% 23,585   18,855 2,861 15.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 22,616 24,518 19,620
American Indian or Alaskan Native 221 1.0% 270   166 55 33.1%
Asian 196 0.9% 213   136 60 44.1%
Black or African American 12,596 55.7% 14,048   11,733 863 7.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 41 0.2% 40   26 15 57.7%
White 9,562 42.3% 9,947   7,558 2,004 26.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Years of Age 22,616 24,518 19,620
Younger than 22 364 1.2% 337   325 39 12.0%
22-24 1,018 3.3% 1,060   913 105 11.5%
25-34 5,725 18.7% 6,056   5,022 703 14.0%
35-44 5,271 17.2% 5,705   4,534 737 16.3%
45-54 5,024 16.4% 5,523   4,499 525 11.7%
55-59 2,468 8.1% 2,728   2,059 409 19.9%
60-64 1,618 5.3% 1,792   1,345 273 20.3%
65 and older 1,128 3.7% 1,317   923 205 22.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,616 24,518 19,620
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 146 0.6% 176   105 41 39.0%
Mining 1,146 5.0% 1,238   229 917 400.4%
Utilities 64 0.3% 128   75 -11 -14.7%
Construction 3,051 13.4% 3,156   2,461 590 24.0%
Manufacturing 2,363 10.4% 2,445   1,497 866 57.8%
Wholesale Trade 838 3.7% 846   586 252 43.0%
Retail Trade 1,778 7.8% 1,847   1,985 -207 -10.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 804 3.5% 966   590 214 36.3%
Information 353 1.6% 283   408 -55 -13.5%
Finance and Insurance 471 2.1% 457   505 -34 -6.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 465 2.0% 506   396 69 17.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,291 5.7% 1,415   1,019 272 26.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.2% 56   53 -6 -11.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,933 8.5% 2,053   1,833 100 5.5%
Educational Services 821 3.6% 1,162   865 -44 -5.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,540 11.2% 2,896   3,065 -525 -17.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 373 1.6% 361   418 -45 -10.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,762 7.7% 1,869   1,914 -152 -7.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 758 3.3% 925   629 129 20.5%
Public Administration 370 1.6% 408   432 -62 -14.4%
Information Not Available 1,242 5.5% 1,325   555 687 123.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 60,792 61,276 76,753
Male 29,400 48.4% 30,070   37,631 -8,231 -21.9%
Female 31,389 51.6% 31,204   39,121 -7,732 -19.8%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   1 2 200.0%
 
Ethnicity 60,792 61,276 76,753
Hispanic or Latino 8,027 13.2% 7,983   9,727 -1,700 -17.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 49,031 80.7% 49,524   62,792 -13,761 -21.9%
Information Not Available 3,734 6.1% 3,769   4,234 -500 -11.8%
 
Race 60,792 61,276 76,753
American Indian or Alaskan Native 236 0.4% 246   309 -73 -23.6%
Asian 2,295 3.8% 2,332   2,924 -629 -21.5%
Black or African American 6,657 11.0% 6,693   8,401 -1,744 -20.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 147 0.2% 146   181 -34 -18.8%
White 43,359 71.3% 43,755   55,446 -12,087 -21.8%
Information Not Available 8,098 13.3% 8,104   9,492 -1,394 -14.7%
 
Years of Age 60,792 61,276 76,753
Younger than 22 941 1.0% 1,040   1,357 -416 -30.7%
22-24 2,466 2.5% 2,596   3,158 -692 -21.9%
25-34 12,563 12.7% 12,859   16,023 -3,460 -21.6%
35-44 12,455 12.6% 12,640   15,481 -3,026 -19.5%
45-54 15,248 15.4% 15,246   19,230 -3,982 -20.7%
55-59 7,249 7.3% 7,204   9,027 -1,778 -19.7%
60-64 5,351 5.4% 5,284   6,725 -1,374 -20.4%
65 and older 4,519 4.6% 4,407   5,752 -1,233 -21.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 60,792 61,276 76,753
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 250 0.4% 245   317 -67 -21.1%
Mining 15 0.0% 15   24 -9 -37.5%
Utilities 86 0.1% 106   119 -33 -27.7%
Construction 4,144 6.8% 4,488   5,191 -1,047 -20.2%
Manufacturing 5,119 8.4% 5,190   6,463 -1,344 -20.8%
Wholesale Trade 2,311 3.8% 2,342   3,128 -817 -26.1%
Retail Trade 4,685 7.7% 4,810   7,938 -3,253 -41.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,844 9.6% 5,257   6,429 -585 -9.1%
Information 1,421 2.3% 1,462   1,566 -145 -9.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,942 3.2% 1,995   2,734 -792 -29.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,065 1.7% 1,125   1,308 -243 -18.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,038 8.3% 5,208   6,097 -1,059 -17.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 255 0.4% 267   269 -14 -5.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,672 9.3% 5,832   6,762 -1,090 -16.1%
Educational Services 1,987 3.3% 1,913   2,259 -272 -12.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,811 11.2% 6,808   8,693 -1,882 -21.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 718 1.2% 776   847 -129 -15.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,797 9.5% 5,937   7,268 -1,471 -20.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,472 5.7% 3,465   4,117 -645 -15.7%
Public Administration 2,143 3.5% 2,013   3,072 -929 -30.2%
Information Not Available 2,017 3.3% 2,022   2,152 -135 -6.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 41,560 41,869 51,470
Male 15,151 36.5% 15,816   19,589 -4,438 -22.7%
Female 16,386 39.4% 17,197   19,972 -3,586 -18.0%
Information Not Available 10,023 24.1% 8,856   11,909 -1,886 -15.8%
 
Ethnicity 41,560 41,869 51,470
Hispanic or Latino 1,377 3.3% 1,534   1,781 -404 -22.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 29,426 70.8% 30,714   36,952 -7,526 -20.4%
Information Not Available 10,757 25.9% 9,621   12,737 -1,980 -15.5%
 
Race 41,560 41,869 51,470
American Indian or Alaskan Native 109 0.3% 119   144 -35 -24.3%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 14,827 35.7% 15,302   18,076 -3,249 -18.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 61 0.1% 66   69 -8 -11.6%
White 14,429 34.7% 15,227   18,663 -4,234 -22.7%
Information Not Available 12,134 29.2% 11,155   14,518 -2,384 -16.4%
 
Years of Age 41,560 41,869 51,470
Younger than 22 607 1.1% 591   837 -230 -27.5%
22-24 1,474 2.8% 1,544   2,100 -626 -29.8%
25-34 7,755 14.5% 8,017   9,629 -1,874 -19.5%
35-44 6,422 12.0% 6,704   8,005 -1,583 -19.8%
45-54 7,241 13.5% 7,663   9,286 -2,045 -22.0%
55-59 3,422 6.4% 3,635   4,228 -806 -19.1%
60-64 2,530 4.7% 2,640   2,923 -393 -13.4%
65 and older 2,086 3.9% 2,219   2,553 -467 -18.3%
Information Not Available 10,023 18.7% 8,856   11,909 -1,886 -15.8%
 
Industry 41,560 41,869 51,470
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 47 0.1% 54   59 -12 -20.3%
Mining 29 0.1% 37   26 3 11.5%
Utilities 18 0.0% 20   42 -24 -57.1%
Construction 2,872 6.9% 3,142   3,596 -724 -20.1%
Manufacturing 300 0.7% 296   366 -66 -18.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,085 2.6% 1,114   1,340 -255 -19.0%
Retail Trade 1,237 3.0% 1,274   1,745 -508 -29.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,669 6.4% 2,591   2,525 144 5.7%
Information 531 1.3% 540   725 -194 -26.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,002 2.4% 997   1,250 -248 -19.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 606 1.5% 635   762 -156 -20.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,012 7.2% 3,209   3,711 -699 -18.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 105 0.3% 106   176 -71 -40.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,358 10.5% 4,424   5,215 -857 -16.4%
Educational Services 1,507 3.6% 1,636   1,830 -323 -17.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,317 8.0% 3,588   4,233 -916 -21.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 351 0.8% 384   425 -74 -17.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,446 5.9% 2,741   3,002 -556 -18.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 937 2.3% 1,002   1,191 -254 -21.3%
Public Administration 733 1.8% 740   615 118 19.2%
Information Not Available 14,398 34.6% 13,339   18,636 -4,238 -22.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,070 5,274 6,851
Male 2,501 49.3% 2,588   3,419 -918 -26.8%
Female 2,569 50.7% 2,686   3,431 -862 -25.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,070 5,274 6,851
Hispanic or Latino 54 1.1% 58   62 -8 -12.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,553 89.8% 4,715   4,956 -403 -8.1%
Information Not Available 463 9.1% 501   1,833 -1,370 -74.7%
 
Race 5,070 5,274 6,851
American Indian or Alaskan Native 53 1.0% 61   84 -31 -36.9%
Asian 45 0.9% 51   53 -8 -15.1%
Black or African American 73 1.4% 81   90 -17 -18.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 4,619 91.1% 4,763   5,081 -462 -9.1%
Information Not Available 280 5.5% 318   1,543 -1,263 -81.9%
 
Years of Age 5,070 5,274 6,851
Younger than 22 114 1.2% 72   193 -79 -40.9%
22-24 177 1.9% 224   299 -122 -40.8%
25-34 970 10.6% 1,102   1,380 -410 -29.7%
35-44 1,069 11.6% 1,069   1,335 -266 -19.9%
45-54 1,218 13.3% 1,235   1,704 -486 -28.5%
55-59 669 7.3% 699   898 -229 -25.5%
60-64 513 5.6% 502   624 -111 -17.8%
65 and older 340 3.7% 371   418 -78 -18.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 5,070 5,274 6,851
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 98 1.9% 105   132 -34 -25.8%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 7   19 -12 -63.2%
Construction 296 5.7% 312   422 -126 -29.9%
Manufacturing 573 11.1% 574   653 -80 -12.3%
Wholesale Trade 135 2.6% 131   177 -42 -23.7%
Retail Trade 410 7.9% 523   636 -226 -35.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 240 4.6% 197   308 -68 -22.1%
Information 70 1.4% 58   63 7 11.1%
Finance and Insurance 122 2.4% 128   105 17 16.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 51 1.0% 49   52 -1 -1.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 201 3.9% 222   231 -30 -13.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9 0.2% 12   9 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 336 6.5% 351   391 -55 -14.1%
Educational Services 159 3.1% 148   204 -45 -22.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 635 12.3% 684   729 -94 -12.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 58 1.1% 74   70 -12 -17.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 275 5.3% 277   360 -85 -23.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 119 2.3% 141   192 -73 -38.0%
Public Administration 66 1.3% 79   115 -49 -42.6%
Information Not Available 1,210 23.4% 1,202   1,981 -771 -38.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Aug 2015 Percent Jul 2015     Aug 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 53,010 68,017 74,241
Male 25,243 47.6% 34,200   36,250 -11,007 -30.4%
Female 26,287 49.6% 32,207   36,087 -9,800 -27.2%
Information Not Available 1,480 2.8% 1,610   1,904 -424 -22.3%
 
Ethnicity 53,010 68,017 74,241
Hispanic or Latino 1,811 3.4% 2,246   2,442 -631 -25.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,711 76.8% 51,971   56,382 -15,671 -27.8%
Information Not Available 10,488 19.8% 13,800   15,417 -4,929 -32.0%
 
Race 53,010 68,017 74,241
American Indian or Alaskan Native 443 0.8% 559   605 -162 -26.8%
Asian 520 1.0% 888   927 -407 -43.9%
Black or African American 10,612 20.0% 14,395   15,780 -5,168 -32.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 69 0.1% 64   67 2 3.0%
White 29,762 56.1% 36,688   39,513 -9,751 -24.7%
Information Not Available 11,604 21.9% 15,423   17,349 -5,745 -33.1%
 
Years of Age 53,010 68,017 74,241
Younger than 22 1,085 1.4% 1,457   1,797 -712 -39.6%
22-24 2,653 3.4% 3,787   4,608 -1,955 -42.4%
25-34 12,486 15.8% 16,271   18,020 -5,534 -30.7%
35-44 12,162 15.4% 15,699   16,817 -4,655 -27.7%
45-54 12,980 16.4% 16,499   18,345 -5,365 -29.2%
55-59 6,076 7.7% 7,558   7,859 -1,783 -22.7%
60-64 3,671 4.6% 4,571   4,615 -944 -20.5%
65 and older 1,897 2.4% 2,175   2,176 -279 -12.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
 
Industry 53,010 68,017 74,241
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 339 0.6% 341   404 -65 -16.1%
Mining 272 0.5% 318   100 172 172.0%
Utilities 39 0.1% 39   42 -3 -7.1%
Construction 3,393 6.4% 3,442   3,644 -251 -6.9%
Manufacturing 7,552 14.2% 16,590   14,330 -6,778 -47.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,176 4.1% 3,912   5,900 -3,724 -63.1%
Retail Trade 3,542 6.6% 3,702   4,358 -816 -18.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,479 2.8% 1,862   2,207 -728 -33.0%
Information 856 1.6% 836   859 -3 -0.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,308 2.5% 1,292   1,714 -406 -23.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 632 1.2% 653   816 -184 -22.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,630 8.7% 5,797   5,306 -676 -12.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,275 2.4% 1,472   1,500 -225 -15.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,324 11.9% 7,237   8,438 -2,114 -25.1%
Educational Services 2,109 4.0% 2,039   2,773 -664 -23.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,810 12.8% 7,092