Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

December 2015

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
December 2015
Dec 2015 Nov 2015 Monthly Change Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,265,989 1,979,665 286,324 2,458,764 -192,775 -7.8
Alaska 11,923 9,892 2,031 11,785 138 1.2
Alabama 22,259 21,443 816 24,382 -2,123 -8.7
Arkansas 20,916 19,927 989 23,589 -2,673 -11.3
Arizona 26,950 28,235 -1,285 29,914 -2,964 -9.9
California 386,475 349,804 36,671 427,478 -41,003 -9.6
Colorado 30,735 27,075 3,660 29,224 1,511 5.2
Connecticut 37,632 34,159 3,473 43,800 -6,168 -14.1
District of Columbia 8,369 8,261 108 9,388 -1,019 -10.9
Delaware 3,492 5,868 -2,376 7,159 -3,667 -51.2
Florida 53,891 55,637 -1,746 74,711 -20,820 -27.9
Georgia 36,113 35,072 1,041 41,309 -5,196 -12.6
Hawaii 6,229 6,361 -132 8,943 -2,714 -30.3
Iowa 24,091 17,038 7,053 27,453 -3,362 -12.2
Idaho 11,127 6,875 4,252 12,441 -1,314 -10.6
Illinois 136,400 107,796 28,604 143,932 -7,532 -5.2
Indiana 26,268 21,224 5,044 31,245 -4,977 -15.9
Kansas 14,096 13,166 930 16,748 -2,652 -15.8
Kentucky 22,876 19,842 3,034 24,715 -1,839 -7.4
Louisiana 23,364 21,740 1,624 17,938 5,426 30.2
Massachusetts 59,739 51,537 8,202 77,078 -17,339 -22.5
Maryland 39,501 36,930 2,571 48,603 -9,102 -18.7
Maine 7,951 5,745 2,206 11,251 -3,300 -29.3
Michigan 86,506 60,002 26,504 89,258 -2,752 -3.1
Minnesota 57,319 38,541 18,778 56,570 749 1.3
Missouri 30,494 26,047 4,447 35,999 -5,505 -15.3
Mississippi 13,751 12,770 981 15,150 -1,399 -9.2
Montana 9,411 7,511 1,900 9,065 346 3.8
North Carolina 28,441 26,399 2,042 36,356 -7,915 -21.8
North Dakota 6,132 3,106 3,026 4,334 1,798 41.5
Nebraska 6,248 4,788 1,460 8,037 -1,789 -22.3
New Hampshire 4,773 4,151 622 6,224 -1,451 -23.3
New Jersey 100,856 94,424 6,432 118,534 -17,678 -14.9
New Mexico 14,020 11,876 2,144 12,998 1,022 7.9
Nevada 27,166 25,009 2,157 30,623 -3,457 -11.3
New York 164,557 148,573 15,984 186,356 -21,799 -11.7
Ohio 69,060 53,639 15,421 71,174 -2,114 -3.0
Oklahoma 22,968 21,140 1,828 16,027 6,941 43.3
Oregon 33,781 30,648 3,133 38,435 -4,654 -12.1
Pennsylvania 148,418 122,500 25,918 158,784 -10,366 -6.5
Puerto Rico 19,519 23,555 -4,036 22,362 -2,843 -12.7
Rhode Island 8,952 7,598 1,354 10,520 -1,568 -14.9
South Carolina 22,087 21,141 946 24,423 -2,336 -9.6
South Dakota 2,543 1,181 1,362 2,826 -283 -10.0
Tennessee 23,754 22,366 1,388 27,529 -3,775 -13.7
Texas 169,174 159,574 9,600 130,587 38,587 29.5
Utah 13,534 10,668 2,866 13,274 260 2.0
Virginia 33,573 28,066 5,507 40,592 -7,019 -17.3
Virgin Islands 287 313 -26 321 -34 -10.6
Vermont 4,379 3,693 686 5,218 -839 -16.1
Washington 61,577 51,568 10,009 63,080 -1,503 -2.4
Wisconsin 49,406 36,028 13,378 62,125 -12,719 -20.5
West Virginia 17,579 14,872 2,707 15,361 2,218 14.4
Wyoming 5,327 4,291 1,036 3,536 1,791 50.7
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,265,989   1,979,665   2,458,764 -192,775 -7.8
Male 1,371,369 60.5% 1,118,175   1,419,173 -47,804 -3.4%
Female 879,131 38.8% 847,471   1,002,848 -123,717 -12.3%
Information Not Available 15,489 0.7% 14,019   36,743 -21,254 -57.8%
 
Ethnicity 2,265,989   1,979,665   2,458,764    
Hispanic or Latino 432,461 19.1% 369,688   450,239 -17,778 -3.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,537,087 83.8% 1,350,052   1,686,645 -149,558 -8.9%
Information Not Available 296,441 11.6% 259,925   321,880 -25,439 -7.9%
 
Race 2,265,989   1,979,665   2,458,764
American Indian or Alaskan Native 29,998 1.3% 25,281   32,495 -2,497 -7.7%
Asian 67,551 3.0% 65,833   71,250 -3,699 -5.2%
Black or African American 363,108 16.1% 348,046   396,984 -33,876 -8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,298 0.5% 9,836   11,641 -343 -2.9%
White 1,222,246 54.2% 1,036,600   1,351,351 -129,105 -9.6%
Information Not Available 562,138 24.9% 498,020   601,910 -39,772 -6.6%
 
Years of Age 2,265,989   1,979,665   2,458,764
Younger than 22 51,718 2.3% 42,947   60,209 -8,491 -14.1%
22-24 113,698 5.0% 98,839   131,176 -17,478 -13.3%
25-34 535,770 23.6% 471,540   586,054 -50,284 -8.6%
35-44 489,932 21.6% 426,762   532,989 -43,057 -8.1%
45-54 527,499 23.3% 459,699   586,568 -59,069 -10.1%
55-59 247,164 10.9% 212,813   259,113 -11,949 -4.6%
60-64 165,682 7.3% 145,427   169,579 -3,897 -2.3%
65 and older 115,649 5.1% 104,360   113,675 1,974 1.7%
Information Not Available 18,877 0.8% 17,278   19,401 -524 -2.7%
 
Industry 2,265,989   1,979,665   2,458,764
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 94,614 4.2% 69,369   100,532 -5,918 -5.9%
Mining 42,052 1.9% 35,942   18,277 23,775 130.1%
Utilities 4,255 0.2% 3,573   4,000 255 6.4%
Construction 296,626 13.1% 199,157   339,438 -42,812 -12.6%
Manufacturing 239,951 10.6% 217,053   220,144 19,807 9.0%
Wholesale Trade 74,412 3.3% 70,606   72,281 2,131 2.9%
Retail Trade 158,427 7.0% 150,949   174,397 -15,970 -9.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 72,451 3.2% 62,405   71,097 1,354 1.9%
Information 63,080 2.8% 57,181   64,345 -1,265 -2.0%
Finance and Insurance 54,980 2.4% 54,203   61,974 -6,994 -11.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 30,652 1.4% 28,534   32,436 -1,784 -5.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 109,801 4.8% 107,527   112,256 -2,455 -2.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,259 0.5% 11,671   11,626 633 5.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 300,819 13.3% 254,709   336,367 -35,548 -10.6%
Educational Services 53,823 2.4% 54,603   62,143 -8,320 -13.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 161,187 7.1% 163,954   190,392 -29,205 -15.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 52,705 2.3% 41,214   59,037 -6,332 -10.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 126,440 5.6% 115,979   151,535 -25,095 -16.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 54,469 2.4% 51,010   60,312 -5,843 -9.7%
Public Administration 42,357 1.9% 36,684   47,950 -5,593 -11.7%
Information Not Available 220,629 9.7% 193,342   268,225 -47,596 -17.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,923 9,892 11,785 138 1.2
Male 7,960 66.8% 6,267   7,481 479 6.4%
Female 3,920 32.9% 3,598   4,304 -384 -8.9%
Information Not Available 43 0.4% 27   0 43 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,923   9,892   11,785    
Hispanic or Latino 7 0.1% 10   638 -631 -98.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,341 95.1% 9,394   11,060 281 2.5%
Information Not Available 575 4.8% 488   87 488 560.9%
 
Race 11,923 9,892 11,785
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,211 26.9% 2,695   3,288 -77 -2.3%
Asian 665 5.6% 582   768 -103 -13.4%
Black or African American 506 4.2% 421   503 3 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 225 1.9% 183   202 23 11.4%
White 6,737 56.5% 5,513   6,493 244 3.8%
Information Not Available 579 4.9% 498   531 48 9.0%
 
Years of Age 11,923 9,892 11,785
Younger than 22 194 1.1% 143   230 -36 -15.7%
22-24 629 3.5% 497   675 -46 -6.8%
25-34 3,344 18.8% 2,761   3,436 -92 -2.7%
35-44 2,683 15.0% 2,210   2,502 181 7.2%
45-54 2,639 14.8% 2,146   2,630 9 0.3%
55-59 1,261 7.1% 1,087   1,120 141 12.6%
60-64 826 4.6% 737   767 59 7.7%
65 and older 347 1.9% 311   425 -78 -18.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,923 9,892 11,785
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 85 0.7% 56   117 -32 -27.4%
Mining 780 6.5% 660   329 451 137.1%
Utilities 49 0.4% 46   55 -6 -10.9%
Construction 2,984 24.9% 2,240   2,800 184 6.6%
Manufacturing 1,109 9.2% 873   1,153 -44 -3.8%
Wholesale Trade 126 1.0% 136   129 -3 -2.3%
Retail Trade 817 6.8% 712   841 -24 -2.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 581 4.8% 463   620 -39 -6.3%
Information 82 0.7% 80   78 4 5.1%
Finance and Insurance 139 1.2% 131   148 -9 -6.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 220 1.8% 180   222 -2 -0.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 420 3.5% 369   320 100 31.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 28 0.2% 29   52 -24 -46.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 711 5.9% 580   664 47 7.1%
Educational Services 241 2.0% 246   248 -7 -2.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 626 5.2% 589   876 -250 -28.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 155 1.3% 155   155 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 882 7.3% 755   930 -48 -5.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 303 2.5% 255   364 -61 -16.8%
Public Administration 1,203 10.0% 1,040   1,339 -136 -10.2%
Information Not Available 382 3.2% 297   345 37 10.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,259 21,443 24,382
Male 12,499 56.2% 11,818   12,667 -168 -1.3%
Female 9,732 43.7% 9,606   11,694 -1,962 -16.8%
Information Not Available 28 0.1% 19   21 7 33.3%
 
Ethnicity 22,259 21,443 24,382
Hispanic or Latino 280 1.3% 264   286 -6 -2.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,972 71.8% 15,246   17,815 -1,843 -10.3%
Information Not Available 6,007 27.0% 5,933   6,281 -274 -4.4%
 
Race 22,259 21,443 24,382
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,335 6.0% 1,142   1,309 26 2.0%
Asian 582 2.6% 536   592 -10 -1.7%
Black or African American 8,717 39.2% 8,523   9,534 -817 -8.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1% 21   38 -20 -52.6%
White 10,485 47.1% 10,199   11,589 -1,104 -9.5%
Information Not Available 1,122 5.0% 1,022   1,320 -198 -15.0%
 
Years of Age 22,259 21,443 24,382
Younger than 22 597 1.9% 564   720 -123 -17.1%
22-24 1,250 4.0% 1,196   1,548 -298 -19.3%
25-34 5,810 18.5% 5,590   6,469 -659 -10.2%
35-44 5,264 16.8% 5,087   5,611 -347 -6.2%
45-54 4,917 15.7% 4,766   5,481 -564 -10.3%
55-59 2,118 6.8% 2,015   2,223 -105 -4.7%
60-64 1,393 4.4% 1,303   1,327 66 5.0%
65 and older 897 2.9% 909   989 -92 -9.3%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 13   14 -1 -7.1%
 
Industry 22,259 21,443 24,382
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 201 0.9% 223   231 -30 -13.0%
Mining 701 3.1% 619   71 630 887.3%
Utilities 55 0.2% 52   40 15 37.5%
Construction 1,980 8.8% 1,834   2,271 -291 -12.8%
Manufacturing 4,029 17.9% 3,743   4,225 -196 -4.6%
Wholesale Trade 766 3.4% 811   814 -48 -5.9%
Retail Trade 2,277 10.1% 2,313   2,542 -265 -10.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 581 2.6% 599   581 0 0.0%
Information 220 1.0% 250   308 -88 -28.6%
Finance and Insurance 617 2.7% 623   830 -213 -25.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 278 1.2% 289   304 -26 -8.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,009 4.5% 1,043   1,236 -227 -18.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 51 0.2% 49   65 -14 -21.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,130 13.9% 3,012   3,416 -286 -8.4%
Educational Services 495 2.2% 521   596 -101 -16.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,738 7.7% 1,766   2,145 -407 -19.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 139 0.6% 128   186 -47 -25.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,515 6.7% 1,370   1,917 -402 -21.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 544 2.4% 522   585 -41 -7.0%
Public Administration 302 1.3% 297   390 -88 -22.6%
Information Not Available 1,631 7.3% 1,379   1,629 2 0.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,916 19,927 23,589
Male 11,527 55.1% 10,778   12,475 -948 -7.6%
Female 7,801 37.3% 7,784   9,707 -1,906 -19.6%
Information Not Available 1,588 7.6% 1,365   1,407 181 12.9%
 
Ethnicity 20,916 19,927 23,589
Hispanic or Latino 226 1.1% 270   1,084 -858 -79.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,102 91.3% 18,292   21,098 -1,996 -9.5%
Information Not Available 1,588 7.6% 1,365   1,407 181 12.9%
 
Race 20,916 19,927 23,589
American Indian or Alaskan Native 228 1.1% 197   243 -15 -6.2%
Asian 21 0.1% 26   194 -173 -89.2%
Black or African American 5,251 25.1% 5,260   6,284 -1,033 -16.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 790 3.8% 650   187 603 322.5%
White 12,812 61.3% 12,159   14,190 -1,378 -9.7%
Information Not Available 1,814 8.7% 1,635   2,491 -677 -27.2%
 
Years of Age 20,916 19,927 23,589
Younger than 22 556 1.7% 537   735 -179 -24.4%
22-24 1,041 3.2% 1,050   1,327 -286 -21.6%
25-34 4,615 14.2% 4,408   5,245 -630 -12.0%
35-44 4,455 13.7% 4,268   5,253 -798 -15.2%
45-54 4,553 14.0% 4,402   5,238 -685 -13.1%
55-59 1,977 6.1% 1,858   2,004 -27 -1.3%
60-64 1,281 3.9% 1,202   1,355 -74 -5.5%
65 and older 850 2.6% 837   1,025 -175 -17.1%
Information Not Available 1,588 4.9% 1,365   1,407 181 12.9%
 
Industry 20,916 19,927 23,589
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 680 3.1% 490   749 -69 -9.2%
Mining 463 2.1% 421   185 278 150.3%
Utilities 41 0.2% 47   29 12 41.4%
Construction 1,848 8.6% 1,578   1,829 19 1.0%
Manufacturing 3,374 15.6% 3,585   3,786 -412 -10.9%
Wholesale Trade 987 4.6% 968   976 11 1.1%
Retail Trade 1,631 7.6% 1,602   1,800 -169 -9.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 793 3.7% 792   741 52 7.0%
Information 182 0.8% 218   225 -43 -19.1%
Finance and Insurance 283 1.3% 283   384 -101 -26.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 232 1.1% 235   270 -38 -14.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 695 3.2% 692   767 -72 -9.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 56 0.3% 64   62 -6 -9.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,152 10.0% 2,067   2,565 -413 -16.1%
Educational Services 375 1.7% 376   438 -63 -14.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,834 8.5% 1,963   2,727 -893 -32.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 247 1.1% 159   280 -33 -11.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,100 5.1% 920   1,440 -340 -23.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 473 2.2% 431   583 -110 -18.9%
Public Administration 350 1.6% 336   410 -60 -14.6%
Information Not Available 3,120 14.4% 2,700   3,343 -223 -6.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,950 28,235 29,914
Male 14,756 54.8% 15,246   16,727 -1,971 -11.8%
Female 12,166 45.1% 12,968   13,162 -996 -7.6%
Information Not Available 28 0.1% 21   25 3 12.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,950 28,235 29,914
Hispanic or Latino 7,573 28.1% 8,824   8,684 -1,111 -12.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,741 51.0% 13,905   15,017 -1,276 -8.5%
Information Not Available 5,636 20.9% 5,506   6,213 -577 -9.3%
 
Race 26,950 28,235 29,914
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,234 8.3% 1,965   2,444 -210 -8.6%
Asian 1,194 4.4% 1,335   1,260 -66 -5.2%
Black or African American 2,211 8.2% 2,312   2,154 57 2.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 377 1.4% 340   423 -46 -10.9%
White 15,482 57.4% 16,449   17,235 -1,753 -10.2%
Information Not Available 5,452 20.2% 5,834   6,398 -946 -14.8%
 
Years of Age 26,950 28,235 29,914
Younger than 22 512 1.3% 533   597 -85 -14.2%
22-24 1,179 2.9% 1,246   1,482 -303 -20.4%
25-34 6,242 15.5% 6,491   6,833 -591 -8.6%
35-44 5,823 14.4% 6,196   6,507 -684 -10.5%
45-54 6,474 16.1% 6,815   7,340 -866 -11.8%
55-59 3,158 7.8% 3,237   3,442 -284 -8.3%
60-64 2,123 5.3% 2,224   2,255 -132 -5.9%
65 and older 1,439 3.6% 1,493   1,458 -19 -1.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,950 28,235 29,914
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 487 1.8% 1,315   565 -78 -13.8%
Mining 189 0.7% 209   112 77 68.8%
Utilities 65 0.2% 54   75 -10 -13.3%
Construction 2,375 8.7% 2,180   3,473 -1,098 -31.6%
Manufacturing 1,562 5.7% 1,553   1,800 -238 -13.2%
Wholesale Trade 977 3.6% 1,113   1,033 -56 -5.4%
Retail Trade 2,175 7.9% 2,308   2,318 -143 -6.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 614 2.2% 640   636 -22 -3.5%
Information 461 1.7% 472   432 29 6.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,037 3.8% 1,103   1,177 -140 -11.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 550 2.0% 569   599 -49 -8.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,332 4.9% 1,379   1,524 -192 -12.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 91 0.3% 110   89 2 2.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,597 13.1% 3,706   4,114 -517 -12.6%
Educational Services 777 2.8% 879   866 -89 -10.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,352 8.6% 2,449   2,530 -178 -7.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 344 1.3% 319   423 -79 -18.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,549 5.6% 1,499   1,773 -224 -12.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 554 2.0% 592   696 -142 -20.4%
Public Administration 797 2.9% 806   747 50 6.7%
Information Not Available 5,065 18.5% 4,980   4,932 133 2.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 386,475 349,804 427,478
Male 214,926 55.6% 192,331   247,000 -32,074 -13.0%
Female 171,353 44.3% 157,379   180,285 -8,932 -5.0%
Information Not Available 196 0.1% 94   193 3 1.6%
 
Ethnicity 386,475 349,804 427,478
Hispanic or Latino 170,766 44.2% 142,534   177,104 -6,338 -3.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 184,670 47.8% 176,170   209,689 -25,019 -11.9%
Information Not Available 31,039 8.0% 31,100   40,685 -9,646 -23.7%
 
Race 386,475 349,804 427,478
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,644 0.7% 2,537   3,953 -1,309 -33.1%
Asian 33,781 8.7% 33,355   34,418 -637 -1.9%
Black or African American 29,669 7.7% 27,624   30,755 -1,086 -3.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 118,576 30.7% 112,655   140,564 -21,988 -15.6%
Information Not Available 201,805 52.2% 173,633   217,788 -15,983 -7.3%
 
Years of Age 386,475 349,804 427,478
Younger than 22 11,162 2.3% 8,926   12,148 -986 -8.1%
22-24 21,639 4.5% 19,543   24,488 -2,849 -11.6%
25-34 94,685 19.9% 87,194   101,326 -6,641 -6.6%
35-44 79,704 16.7% 70,844   89,757 -10,053 -11.2%
45-54 89,495 18.8% 81,743   107,110 -17,615 -16.4%
55-59 42,594 8.9% 36,643   45,216 -2,622 -5.8%
60-64 28,592 6.0% 25,838   29,790 -1,198 -4.0%
65 and older 18,604 3.9% 18,979   17,643 961 5.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 94   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 386,475 349,804 427,478
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 74,320 16.1% 54,495   78,959 -4,639 -5.9%
Mining 1,860 0.4% 2,161   1,350 510 37.8%
Utilities 881 0.2% 752   964 -83 -8.6%
Construction 27,514 6.0% 27,060   45,698 -18,184 -39.8%
Manufacturing 38,579 8.4% 37,207   40,492 -1,913 -4.7%
Wholesale Trade 979 0.2% 1,127   1,832 -853 -46.6%
Retail Trade 25,556 5.5% 25,275   26,609 -1,053 -4.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,456 2.5% 9,772   11,762 -306 -2.6%
Information 33,781 7.3% 28,187   32,393 1,388 4.3%
Finance and Insurance 7,540 1.6% 6,483   7,906 -366 -4.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,762 0.4% 1,503   1,832 -70 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,756 1.5% 7,705   7,038 -282 -4.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 66,485 14.4% 64,643   75,970 -9,485 -12.5%
Educational Services 12,631 2.7% 10,899   13,497 -866 -6.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 24,381 5.3% 23,583   27,959 -3,578 -12.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 8,715 1.9% 7,986   6,941 1,774 25.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 16,058 3.5% 15,597   16,775 -717 -4.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9,596 2.1% 9,020   10,509 -913 -8.7%
Public Administration 4,798 1.0% 3,289   5,495 -697 -12.7%
Information Not Available 12,827 2.8% 13,060   13,497 -670 -5.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,735 27,075 29,224
Male 18,846 61.3% 15,397   16,620 2,226 13.4%
Female 11,888 38.7% 11,678   12,603 -715 -5.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,735 27,075 29,224
Hispanic or Latino 7,255 23.6% 5,475   6,738 517 7.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,641 67.2% 19,064   19,733 908 4.6%
Information Not Available 2,839 9.2% 2,536   2,753 86 3.1%
 
Race 30,735 27,075 29,224
American Indian or Alaskan Native 609 2.0% 506   538 71 13.2%
Asian 543 1.8% 526   606 -63 -10.4%
Black or African American 1,783 5.8% 1,626   1,799 -16 -0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 128 0.4% 115   115 13 11.3%
White 21,516 70.0% 19,258   20,678 838 4.1%
Information Not Available 6,156 20.0% 5,044   5,488 668 12.2%
 
Years of Age 30,735 27,075 29,224
Younger than 22 477 1.0% 362   409 68 16.6%
22-24 1,080 2.2% 923   999 81 8.1%
25-34 6,668 13.4% 6,060   6,527 141 2.2%
35-44 6,901 13.9% 6,161   6,501 400 6.2%
45-54 7,622 15.4% 6,600   7,354 268 3.6%
55-59 3,911 7.9% 3,359   3,522 389 11.0%
60-64 2,656 5.4% 2,325   2,518 138 5.5%
65 and older 1,411 2.8% 1,282   1,394 17 1.2%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 3   0 9 0.0%
 
Industry 30,735 27,075 29,224
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 369 1.2% 272   356 13 3.7%
Mining 1,192 3.8% 1,085   329 863 262.3%
Utilities 76 0.2% 49   46 30 65.2%
Construction 5,131 16.5% 3,062   4,271 860 20.1%
Manufacturing 2,002 6.4% 1,826   1,607 395 24.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,330 4.3% 1,268   1,139 191 16.8%
Retail Trade 2,211 7.1% 2,121   2,193 18 0.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,023 3.3% 923   880 143 16.3%
Information 995 3.2% 969   915 80 8.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,021 3.3% 1,020   1,134 -113 -10.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 539 1.7% 566   646 -107 -16.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,760 8.9% 2,647   2,489 271 10.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 489 1.6% 336   491 -2 -0.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,909 12.6% 3,122   4,300 -391 -9.1%
Educational Services 904 2.9% 832   1,046 -142 -13.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,060 6.6% 2,036   2,310 -250 -10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 531 1.7% 683   633 -102 -16.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,661 5.3% 1,953   1,875 -214 -11.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 715 2.3% 690   733 -18 -2.5%
Public Administration 894 2.9% 785   999 -105 -10.5%
Information Not Available 923 3.0% 830   832 91 10.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 37,632 34,159 43,800
Male 22,335 59.4% 18,952   26,298 -3,963 -15.1%
Female 15,297 40.6% 15,207   17,501 -2,204 -12.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 37,632 34,159 43,800
Hispanic or Latino 6,284 16.7% 5,342   7,355 -1,071 -14.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,348 83.3% 28,817   36,445 -5,097 -14.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 37,632 34,159 43,800
American Indian or Alaskan Native 146 0.4% 122   175 -29 -16.6%
Asian 711 1.9% 679   790 -79 -10.0%
Black or African American 5,486 14.6% 5,209   6,272 -786 -12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 21,060 56.0% 18,811   25,106 -4,046 -16.1%
Information Not Available 10,229 27.2% 9,338   11,457 -1,228 -10.7%
 
Years of Age 37,632 34,159 43,800
Younger than 22 845 1.5% 1,091   1,114 -269 -24.1%
22-24 1,777 3.2% 1,875   2,395 -618 -25.8%
25-34 8,522 15.4% 7,652   10,200 -1,678 -16.5%
35-44 7,430 13.4% 6,727   8,657 -1,227 -14.2%
45-54 8,905 16.1% 8,150   10,396 -1,491 -14.3%
55-59 4,271 7.7% 3,926   4,810 -539 -11.2%
60-64 3,224 5.8% 2,716   3,329 -105 -3.2%
65 and older 2,658 4.8% 2,022   2,899 -241 -8.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 37,632 34,159 43,800
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 479 1.3% 334   574 -95 -16.6%
Mining 21 0.1% 10   22 -1 -4.5%
Utilities 44 0.1% 44   53 -9 -17.0%
Construction 4,406 11.6% 2,975   5,556 -1,150 -20.7%
Manufacturing 4,240 11.1% 4,636   4,469 -229 -5.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,502 3.9% 1,441   1,623 -121 -7.5%
Retail Trade 3,946 10.4% 3,824   4,700 -754 -16.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,268 3.3% 1,189   1,503 -235 -15.6%
Information 689 1.8% 701   773 -84 -10.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,099 2.9% 1,141   1,520 -421 -27.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 551 1.4% 506   641 -90 -14.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,750 4.6% 1,833   1,963 -213 -10.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 244 0.6% 248   279 -35 -12.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,575 14.6% 4,231   6,372 -797 -12.5%
Educational Services 1,210 3.2% 1,175   1,408 -198 -14.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,412 11.6% 4,407   4,823 -411 -8.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,405 3.7% 989   1,832 -427 -23.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,334 6.1% 2,172   2,921 -587 -20.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,293 3.4% 1,234   1,414 -121 -8.6%
Public Administration 558 1.5% 515   682 -124 -18.2%
Information Not Available 606 1.6% 554   672 -66 -9.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,369 8,261 9,388
Male 3,779 45.2% 3,639   4,411 -632 -14.3%
Female 4,590 54.8% 4,620   4,975 -385 -7.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,369 8,261 9,388
Hispanic or Latino 642 7.7% 532   837 -195 -23.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,693 91.9% 7,686   8,497 -804 -9.5%
Information Not Available 34 0.4% 43   54 -20 -37.0%
 
Race 8,369 8,261 9,388
American Indian or Alaskan Native 43 0.5% 46   49 -6 -12.2%
Asian 212 2.5% 211   221 -9 -4.1%
Black or African American 5,990 71.6% 5,967   6,548 -558 -8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.2% 18   15 5 33.3%
White 1,487 17.8% 1,509   1,822 -335 -18.4%
Information Not Available 617 7.4% 510   733 -116 -15.8%
 
Years of Age 8,369 8,261 9,388
Younger than 22 140 1.5% 142   185 -45 -24.3%
22-24 462 5.0% 478   588 -126 -21.4%
25-34 2,418 26.0% 2,348   2,618 -200 -7.6%
35-44 1,866 20.0% 1,862   2,081 -215 -10.3%
45-54 1,849 19.9% 1,821   2,095 -246 -11.7%
55-59 779 8.4% 761   877 -98 -11.2%
60-64 548 5.9% 527   597 -49 -8.2%
65 and older 307 3.3% 322   347 -40 -11.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,369 8,261 9,388
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 14 0.2% 15   27 -13 -48.1%
Manufacturing 3 0.0% 1   3 0 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 3 0.0% 1   7 -4 -57.1%
Retail Trade 14 0.2% 23   24 -10 -41.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 5 0.1% 8   27 -22 -81.5%
Information 7 0.1% 6   6 1 16.7%
Finance and Insurance 11 0.1% 14   8 3 37.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 5 0.1% 4   5 0 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 42 0.5% 33   47 -5 -10.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 40 0.5% 27   65 -25 -38.5%
Educational Services 14 0.2% 9   9 5 55.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 14 0.2% 11   14 0 0.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 15 0.2% 10   22 -7 -31.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9 0.1% 19   29 -20 -69.0%
Public Administration 1 0.0% 2   4 -3 -75.0%
Information Not Available 8,171 97.6% 8,075   9,090 -919 -10.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,492 5,868 7,159
Male 1,577 45.2% 2,596   3,306 -1,729 -52.3%
Female 1,750 50.1% 2,968   3,555 -1,805 -50.8%
Information Not Available 165 4.7% 304   298 -133 -44.6%
 
Ethnicity 3,492 5,868 7,159
Hispanic or Latino 283 8.1% 440   458 -175 -38.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,044 87.2% 5,124   6,403 -3,359 -52.5%
Information Not Available 165 4.7% 304   298 -133 -44.6%
 
Race 3,492 5,868 7,159
American Indian or Alaskan Native 7 0.2% 7   19 -12 -63.2%
Asian 65 1.9% 113   157 -92 -58.6%
Black or African American 1,377 39.4% 2,362   2,714 -1,337 -49.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1% 7   15 -13 -86.7%
White 1,930 55.3% 3,177   4,048 -2,118 -52.3%
Information Not Available 111 3.2% 202   206 -95 -46.1%
 
Years of Age 3,492 5,868 7,159
Younger than 22 31 0.6% 130   74 -43 -58.1%
22-24 131 2.5% 255   323 -192 -59.4%
25-34 820 16.0% 1,439   1,775 -955 -53.8%
35-44 740 14.4% 1,171   1,479 -739 -50.0%
45-54 828 16.1% 1,451   1,769 -941 -53.2%
55-59 415 8.1% 637   775 -360 -46.5%
60-64 283 5.5% 417   527 -244 -46.3%
65 and older 209 4.1% 313   370 -161 -43.5%
Information Not Available 35 0.7% 55   67 -32 -47.8%
 
Industry 3,492 5,868 7,159
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 11 0.3% 16   15 -4 -26.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 6 0.2% 11   2 4 200.0%
Construction 226 6.5% 373   487 -261 -53.6%
Manufacturing 200 5.7% 331   527 -327 -62.0%
Wholesale Trade 119 3.4% 216   172 -53 -30.8%
Retail Trade 496 14.2% 860   1,115 -619 -55.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 107 3.1% 195   189 -82 -43.4%
Information 39 1.1% 65   158 -119 -75.3%
Finance and Insurance 270 7.7% 470   569 -299 -52.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 65 1.9% 125   187 -122 -65.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 202 5.8% 341   391 -189 -48.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.3% 19   17 -6 -35.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 601 17.2% 994   1,130 -529 -46.8%
Educational Services 102 2.9% 178   206 -104 -50.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 478 13.6% 799   805 -327 -40.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 61 1.7% 107   174 -113 -64.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 334 9.5% 487   702 -368 -52.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 115 3.3% 193   219 -104 -47.5%
Public Administration 36 1.0% 70   73 -37 -50.7%
Information Not Available 13 0.4% 18   21 -8 -38.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 53,891 55,637 74,711
Male 26,467 49.1% 26,392   37,098 -10,631 -28.7%
Female 27,250 50.6% 29,122   37,548 -10,298 -27.4%
Information Not Available 174 0.3% 123   65 109 167.7%
 
Ethnicity 53,891 55,637 74,711
Hispanic or Latino 13,484 25.0% 14,371   18,134 -4,650 -25.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,517 65.9% 36,748   50,975 -15,458 -30.3%
Information Not Available 4,890 9.1% 4,518   5,602 -712 -12.7%
 
Race 53,891 55,637 74,711
American Indian or Alaskan Native 320 0.6% 343   412 -92 -22.3%
Asian 782 1.5% 820   997 -215 -21.6%
Black or African American 13,241 24.6% 14,088   18,879 -5,638 -29.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 236 0.4% 250   352 -116 -33.0%
White 33,071 61.4% 33,969   46,367 -13,296 -28.7%
Information Not Available 6,241 11.6% 6,167   7,704 -1,463 -19.0%
 
Years of Age 53,891 55,637 74,711
Younger than 22 554 0.7% 552   927 -373 -40.2%
22-24 1,620 1.9% 1,819   2,867 -1,247 -43.5%
25-34 10,677 12.8% 11,293   15,625 -4,948 -31.7%
35-44 10,486 12.6% 10,973   15,071 -4,585 -30.4%
45-54 11,541 13.9% 12,059   16,580 -5,039 -30.4%
55-59 5,431 6.5% 5,752   7,465 -2,034 -27.2%
60-64 3,721 4.5% 3,843   4,869 -1,148 -23.6%
65 and older 2,437 2.9% 2,760   3,363 -926 -27.5%
Information Not Available 7,424 8.9% 6,586   7,944 -520 -6.5%
 
Industry 53,891 55,637 74,711
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 437 0.8% 657   654 -217 -33.2%
Mining 142 0.3% 143   70 72 102.9%
Utilities 84 0.2% 73   106 -22 -20.8%
Construction 3,309 6.1% 2,953   4,400 -1,091 -24.8%
Manufacturing 2,552 4.7% 2,551   3,445 -893 -25.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,511 4.6% 2,557   2,917 -406 -13.9%
Retail Trade 5,109 9.4% 5,506   7,339 -2,230 -30.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,367 2.5% 1,548   1,798 -431 -24.0%
Information 915 1.7% 929   1,330 -415 -31.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,221 4.1% 2,385   3,332 -1,111 -33.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,276 2.3% 1,495   1,718 -442 -25.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,935 7.2% 4,080   4,768 -833 -17.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 473 0.9% 509   492 -19 -3.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,066 16.7% 9,242   13,698 -4,632 -33.8%
Educational Services 1,624 3.0% 1,796   2,054 -430 -20.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,096 9.4% 5,507   6,901 -1,805 -26.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 911 1.7% 1,000   1,456 -545 -37.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,170 7.7% 4,300   6,259 -2,089 -33.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,745 3.2% 1,753   2,176 -431 -19.8%
Public Administration 794 1.5% 877   1,314 -520 -39.6%
Information Not Available 6,154 11.3% 5,776   8,484 -2,330 -27.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,113 35,072 41,309
Male 17,921 49.6% 17,164   20,513 -2,592 -12.6%
Female 17,559 48.6% 17,351   20,144 -2,585 -12.8%
Information Not Available 633 1.8% 557   652 -19 -2.9%
 
Ethnicity 36,113 35,072 41,309
Hispanic or Latino 213 0.6% 61   97 116 119.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,267 97.7% 34,454   40,560 -5,293 -13.0%
Information Not Available 633 1.8% 557   652 -19 -2.9%
 
Race 36,113 35,072 41,309
American Indian or Alaskan Native 197 0.5% 186   221 -24 -10.9%
Asian 568 1.6% 511   557 11 2.0%
Black or African American 19,667 54.5% 19,753   22,478 -2,811 -12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,048 41.7% 14,065   17,401 -2,353 -13.5%
Information Not Available 633 1.8% 557   652 -19 -2.9%
 
Years of Age 36,113 35,072 41,309
Younger than 22 840 1.7% 760   1,207 -367 -30.4%
22-24 1,871 3.8% 1,803   2,334 -463 -19.8%
25-34 9,218 18.7% 8,765   10,400 -1,182 -11.4%
35-44 8,567 17.4% 8,436   9,871 -1,304 -13.2%
45-54 8,367 17.0% 8,128   9,358 -991 -10.6%
55-59 3,163 6.4% 3,183   3,606 -443 -12.3%
60-64 1,935 3.9% 2,013   2,111 -176 -8.3%
65 and older 1,028 2.1% 1,070   1,267 -239 -18.9%
Information Not Available 1,124 2.3% 914   1,155 -31 -2.7%
 
Industry 36,113 35,072 41,309
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 785 2.1% 642   786 -1 -0.1%
Mining 44 0.1% 30   14 30 214.3%
Utilities 37 0.1% 32   33 4 12.1%
Construction 1,512 4.1% 1,600   1,814 -302 -16.6%
Manufacturing 2,940 8.0% 3,041   3,180 -240 -7.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,433 3.9% 1,428   1,592 -159 -10.0%
Retail Trade 2,393 6.5% 2,470   2,992 -599 -20.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 632 1.7% 654   771 -139 -18.0%
Information 731 2.0% 742   877 -146 -16.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,008 2.7% 1,017   984 24 2.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 467 1.3% 451   572 -105 -18.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,222 16.9% 5,950   7,110 -888 -12.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 42 0.1% 54   33 9 27.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 94 0.3% 83   115 -21 -18.3%
Educational Services 813 2.2% 831   1,091 -278 -25.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,869 5.1% 1,840   2,121 -252 -11.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,554 4.2% 1,397   2,337 -783 -33.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 266 0.7% 209   304 -38 -12.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 340 0.9% 363   514 -174 -33.9%
Public Administration 409 1.1% 407   519 -110 -21.2%
Information Not Available 12,522 33.9% 11,831   13,550 -1,028 -7.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,229 6,361 8,943
Male 3,824 61.4% 3,884   5,806 -1,982 -34.1%
Female 2,403 38.6% 2,476   3,137 -734 -23.4%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,229 6,361 8,943
Hispanic or Latino 458 7.4% 461   615 -157 -25.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,165 66.9% 4,278   6,042 -1,877 -31.1%
Information Not Available 1,606 25.8% 1,622   2,286 -680 -29.7%
 
Race 6,229 6,361 8,943
American Indian or Alaskan Native 48 0.8% 44   61 -13 -21.3%
Asian 1,771 28.4% 1,885   2,894 -1,123 -38.8%
Black or African American 122 2.0% 128   159 -37 -23.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,750 28.1% 1,759   2,534 -784 -30.9%
White 1,627 26.1% 1,631   2,081 -454 -21.8%
Information Not Available 911 14.6% 914   1,214 -303 -25.0%
 
Years of Age 6,229 6,361 8,943
Younger than 22 94 1.3% 91   136 -42 -30.9%
22-24 195 2.7% 196   347 -152 -43.8%
25-34 1,425 19.6% 1,420   2,063 -638 -30.9%
35-44 1,453 19.9% 1,436   2,084 -631 -30.3%
45-54 1,419 19.5% 1,474   2,137 -718 -33.6%
55-59 655 9.0% 730   960 -305 -31.8%
60-64 571 7.8% 590   749 -178 -23.8%
65 and older 417 5.7% 424   467 -50 -10.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,229 6,361 8,943
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 74 1.2% 86   100 -26 -26.0%
Mining 3 0.0% 4   0 3 0.0%
Utilities 19 0.3% 20   8 11 137.5%
Construction 1,400 22.2% 1,428   2,846 -1,446 -50.8%
Manufacturing 151 2.4% 133   170 -19 -11.2%
Wholesale Trade 102 1.6% 108   134 -32 -23.9%
Retail Trade 354 5.6% 351   443 -89 -20.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 260 4.1% 275   343 -83 -24.2%
Information 76 1.2% 87   166 -90 -54.2%
Finance and Insurance 86 1.4% 87   133 -47 -35.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 82 1.3% 95   124 -42 -33.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 307 4.9% 331   358 -51 -14.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 41 0.7% 54   56 -15 -26.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 808 12.8% 818   928 -120 -12.9%
Educational Services 106 1.7% 118   97 9 9.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 317 5.0% 335   435 -118 -27.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 71 1.1% 73   105 -34 -32.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 726 11.5% 708   906 -180 -19.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 152 2.4% 132   199 -47 -23.6%
Public Administration 123 2.0% 137   171 -48 -28.1%
Information Not Available 971 15.4% 981   1,221 -250 -20.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,091 17,038 27,453
Male 16,696 69.3% 10,150   19,058 -2,362 -12.4%
Female 7,080 29.4% 6,633   7,827 -747 -9.5%
Information Not Available 315 1.3% 255   568 -253 -44.5%
 
Ethnicity 24,091 17,038 27,453
Hispanic or Latino 2,226 9.2% 1,212   2,402 -176 -7.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,570 85.4% 14,828   23,721 -3,151 -13.3%
Information Not Available 1,295 5.4% 998   1,330 -35 -2.6%
 
Race 24,091 17,038 27,453
American Indian or Alaskan Native 329 1.4% 231   198 131 66.2%
Asian 314 1.3% 270   244 70 28.7%
Black or African American 1,545 6.4% 1,361   1,496 49 3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,382 76.3% 12,966   21,783 -3,401 -15.6%
Information Not Available 3,521 14.6% 2,210   3,732 -211 -5.7%
 
Years of Age 24,091 17,038 27,453
Younger than 22 482 1.2% 393   527 -45 -8.5%
22-24 1,239 3.1% 861   1,449 -210 -14.5%
25-34 5,690 14.0% 3,980   6,499 -809 -12.4%
35-44 5,249 12.9% 3,744   5,786 -537 -9.3%
45-54 5,349 13.2% 4,010   6,242 -893 -14.3%
55-59 2,721 6.7% 1,912   3,078 -357 -11.6%
60-64 1,924 4.7% 1,288   2,202 -278 -12.6%
65 and older 1,428 3.5% 846   1,663 -235 -14.1%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 4   7 2 28.6%
 
Industry 24,091 17,038 27,453
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 214 0.9% 181   220 -6 -2.7%
Mining 375 1.5% 117   348 27 7.8%
Utilities 30 0.1% 28   34 -4 -11.8%
Construction 6,222 25.6% 2,520   7,197 -975 -13.5%
Manufacturing 5,119 21.1% 4,440   4,723 396 8.4%
Wholesale Trade 936 3.9% 788   978 -42 -4.3%
Retail Trade 1,336 5.5% 1,168   1,624 -288 -17.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 718 3.0% 477   745 -27 -3.6%
Information 485 2.0% 493   402 83 20.6%
Finance and Insurance 619 2.5% 576   669 -50 -7.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 221 0.9% 181   202 19 9.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 651 2.7% 591   709 -58 -8.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 32 0.1% 26   37 -5 -13.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,944 12.1% 1,751   3,242 -298 -9.2%
Educational Services 348 1.4% 358   350 -2 -0.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,287 5.3% 1,356   1,366 -79 -5.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 515 2.1% 366   721 -206 -28.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 961 4.0% 817   1,176 -215 -18.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 390 1.6% 340   487 -97 -19.9%
Public Administration 505 2.1% 335   572 -67 -11.7%
Information Not Available 183 0.8% 129   1,651 -1,468 -88.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,127 6,875 12,441
Male 7,861 70.6% 4,184   8,429 -568 -6.7%
Female 3,264 29.3% 2,690   4,010 -746 -18.6%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,127 6,875 12,441
Hispanic or Latino 1,802 16.2% 795   2,147 -345 -16.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,931 62.3% 4,566   9,420 -2,489 -26.4%
Information Not Available 2,394 21.5% 1,514   874 1,520 173.9%
 
Race 11,127 6,875 12,441
American Indian or Alaskan Native 304 2.2% 365   595 -291 -48.9%
Asian 118 0.8% 146   178 -60 -33.7%
Black or African American 118 0.8% 90   140 -22 -15.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 79 0.6% 105   107 -28 -26.2%
White 11,288 80.4% 8,409   14,275 -2,987 -20.9%
Information Not Available 2,133 15.2% 1,711   4,013 -1,880 -46.8%
 
Years of Age 11,127 6,875 12,441
Younger than 22 309 1.4% 137   270 39 14.4%
22-24 480 2.2% 269   591 -111 -18.8%
25-34 2,185 10.1% 1,244   2,684 -499 -18.6%
35-44 2,173 10.1% 1,297   2,469 -296 -12.0%
45-54 2,548 11.8% 1,625   3,004 -456 -15.2%
55-59 1,339 6.2% 853   1,471 -132 -9.0%
60-64 879 4.1% 609   951 -72 -7.6%
65 and older 1,087 5.0% 780   996 91 9.1%
Information Not Available 127 0.6% 61   5 122 2440.0%
 
Industry 11,127 6,875 12,441
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 833 7.0% 293   399 434 108.8%
Mining 262 2.2% 146   95 167 175.8%
Utilities 57 0.5% 26   16 41 256.3%
Construction 2,058 17.2% 756   896 1,162 129.7%
Manufacturing 1,077 9.0% 748   670 407 60.7%
Wholesale Trade 457 3.8% 327   177 280 158.2%
Retail Trade 838 7.0% 597   441 397 90.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 342 2.9% 230   185 157 84.9%
Information 100 0.8% 95   39 61 156.4%
Finance and Insurance 193 1.6% 177   86 107 124.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 154 1.3% 76   41 113 275.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 385 3.2% 325   173 212 122.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.1% 14   12 3 25.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,391 11.6% 720   598 793 132.6%
Educational Services 149 1.2% 142   102 47 46.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 652 5.5% 520   297 355 119.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 280 2.3% 186   111 169 152.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 489 4.1% 418   201 288 143.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 200 1.7% 149   96 104 108.3%
Public Administration 341 2.9% 270   110 231 210.0%
Information Not Available 854 7.1% 660   7,696 -6,842 -88.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 136,400 107,796 143,932
Male 87,718 64.3% 60,864   90,676 -2,958 -3.3%
Female 47,980 35.2% 46,384   52,480 -4,500 -8.6%
Information Not Available 702 0.5% 548   776 -74 -9.5%
 
Ethnicity 136,400 107,796 143,932
Hispanic or Latino 26,245 19.2% 15,551   29,693 -3,448 -11.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 96,426 70.7% 81,401   99,703 -3,277 -3.3%
Information Not Available 13,729 10.1% 10,844   14,536 -807 -5.6%
 
Race 136,400 107,796 143,932
American Indian or Alaskan Native 754 0.6% 560   809 -55 -6.8%
Asian 2,693 2.0% 2,572   2,531 162 6.4%
Black or African American 29,967 22.0% 29,098   31,777 -1,810 -5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 279 0.2% 200   389 -110 -28.3%
White 84,727 62.1% 64,089   88,583 -3,856 -4.4%
Information Not Available 17,980 13.2% 11,277   19,843 -1,863 -9.4%
 
Years of Age 136,400 107,796 143,932
Younger than 22 2,855 1.3% 2,060   3,227 -372 -11.5%
22-24 6,346 3.0% 4,975   7,096 -750 -10.6%
25-34 31,524 14.9% 25,472   34,058 -2,534 -7.4%
35-44 31,700 15.0% 24,940   33,560 -1,860 -5.5%
45-54 34,684 16.4% 26,432   36,429 -1,745 -4.8%
55-59 15,594 7.4% 12,345   15,800 -206 -1.3%
60-64 9,359 4.4% 7,654   9,381 -22 -0.2%
65 and older 4,338 2.0% 3,918   4,381 -43 -1.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 136,400 107,796 143,932
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 956 0.7% 456   944 12 1.3%
Mining 685 0.5% 357   409 276 67.5%
Utilities 196 0.1% 141   192 4 2.1%
Construction 22,843 16.6% 11,791   23,568 -725 -3.1%
Manufacturing 15,404 11.2% 12,596   14,124 1,280 9.1%
Wholesale Trade 5,550 4.0% 5,060   5,894 -344 -5.8%
Retail Trade 8,999 6.6% 8,375   10,251 -1,252 -12.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,367 3.9% 4,372   5,441 -74 -1.4%
Information 1,986 1.4% 1,978   2,159 -173 -8.0%
Finance and Insurance 3,908 2.8% 3,884   4,335 -427 -9.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,747 1.3% 1,636   1,887 -140 -7.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,104 5.9% 7,381   8,092 12 0.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 837 0.6% 712   617 220 35.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 24,449 17.8% 17,181   26,019 -1,570 -6.0%
Educational Services 3,732 2.7% 3,750   3,928 -196 -5.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,413 6.1% 8,575   9,756 -1,343 -13.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,182 2.3% 2,126   3,780 -598 -15.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,019 4.4% 5,578   6,907 -888 -12.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,518 2.6% 3,113   3,688 -170 -4.6%
Public Administration 2,573 1.9% 2,418   2,702 -129 -4.8%
Information Not Available 7,932 5.8% 6,316   9,239 -1,307 -14.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,268 21,224 31,245
Male 16,942 64.5% 12,107   20,016 -3,074 -15.4%
Female 9,279 35.3% 9,067   11,176 -1,897 -17.0%
Information Not Available 47 0.2% 50   53 -6 -11.3%
 
Ethnicity 26,268 21,224 31,245
Hispanic or Latino 1,434 5.5% 1,027   1,847 -413 -22.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,741 75.2% 15,927   23,266 -3,525 -15.2%
Information Not Available 5,093 19.4% 4,270   6,132 -1,039 -16.9%
 
Race 26,268 21,224 31,245
American Indian or Alaskan Native 112 0.4% 96   146 -34 -23.3%
Asian 151 0.6% 175   163 -12 -7.4%
Black or African American 3,736 14.2% 3,578   4,535 -799 -17.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 34 0.1% 23   36 -2 -5.6%
White 20,540 78.2% 16,011   24,362 -3,822 -15.7%
Information Not Available 1,695 6.5% 1,341   2,003 -308 -15.4%
 
Years of Age 26,268 21,224 31,245
Younger than 22 371 0.8% 273   509 -138 -27.1%
22-24 928 2.1% 714   1,249 -321 -25.7%
25-34 5,649 12.6% 4,690   6,993 -1,344 -19.2%
35-44 6,465 14.4% 5,192   7,552 -1,087 -14.4%
45-54 6,807 15.2% 5,401   8,041 -1,234 -15.3%
55-59 3,181 7.1% 2,466   3,606 -425 -11.8%
60-64 1,895 4.2% 1,590   2,127 -232 -10.9%
65 and older 972 2.2% 898   1,168 -196 -16.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,268 21,224 31,245
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 138 0.5% 87   138 0 0.0%
Mining 134 0.5% 121   139 -5 -3.6%
Utilities 29 0.1% 38   15 14 93.3%
Construction 5,474 20.7% 2,916   6,849 -1,375 -20.1%
Manufacturing 4,826 18.3% 4,301   4,822 4 0.1%
Wholesale Trade 968 3.7% 883   1,041 -73 -7.0%
Retail Trade 1,596 6.0% 1,461   2,025 -429 -21.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 906 3.4% 603   989 -83 -8.4%
Information 300 1.1% 298   349 -49 -14.0%
Finance and Insurance 479 1.8% 474   582 -103 -17.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 330 1.2% 307   445 -115 -25.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 897 3.4% 937   1,155 -258 -22.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 120 0.5% 137   194 -74 -38.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,148 11.9% 2,411   3,915 -767 -19.6%
Educational Services 562 2.1% 591   607 -45 -7.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,647 6.2% 1,717   2,275 -628 -27.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 449 1.7% 313   663 -214 -32.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 846 3.2% 764   1,146 -300 -26.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 609 2.3% 568   696 -87 -12.5%
Public Administration 242 0.9% 207   287 -45 -15.7%
Information Not Available 2,568 9.7% 2,090   2,913 -345 -11.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,096 13,166 16,748
Male 8,898 63.1% 7,726   10,397 -1,499 -14.4%
Female 5,198 36.9% 5,440   6,351 -1,153 -18.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,096 13,166 16,748
Hispanic or Latino 1,518 10.8% 1,145   1,607 -89 -5.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,820 48.4% 6,465   7,395 -575 -7.8%
Information Not Available 5,758 40.8% 5,556   7,746 -1,988 -25.7%
 
Race 14,096 13,166 16,748
American Indian or Alaskan Native 197 1.4% 179   289 -92 -31.8%
Asian 194 1.4% 182   260 -66 -25.4%
Black or African American 2,600 18.4% 2,603   2,877 -277 -9.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 71 0.5% 72   96 -25 -26.0%
White 9,920 70.4% 9,255   11,978 -2,058 -17.2%
Information Not Available 1,114 7.9% 875   1,248 -134 -10.7%
 
Years of Age 14,096 13,166 16,748
Younger than 22 360 1.6% 275   389 -29 -7.5%
22-24 745 3.2% 630   886 -141 -15.9%
25-34 3,426 14.9% 3,221   4,132 -706 -17.1%
35-44 3,164 13.7% 3,045   3,640 -476 -13.1%
45-54 3,300 14.3% 3,039   4,087 -787 -19.3%
55-59 1,499 6.5% 1,429   1,794 -295 -16.4%
60-64 993 4.3% 968   1,129 -136 -12.0%
65 and older 609 2.6% 559   691 -82 -11.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,096 13,166 16,748
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 99 0.7% 70   64 35 54.7%
Mining 270 1.9% 286   190 80 42.1%
Utilities 22 0.2% 18   25 -3 -12.0%
Construction 2,490 17.5% 1,721   3,076 -586 -19.1%
Manufacturing 1,876 13.2% 1,772   1,993 -117 -5.9%
Wholesale Trade 763 5.4% 709   881 -118 -13.4%
Retail Trade 976 6.9% 995   1,279 -303 -23.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 473 3.3% 460   520 -47 -9.0%
Information 324 2.3% 380   372 -48 -12.9%
Finance and Insurance 371 2.6% 440   422 -51 -12.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 188 1.3% 214   215 -27 -12.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 797 5.6% 789   928 -131 -14.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 39 0.3% 42   56 -17 -30.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,770 12.5% 1,654   2,389 -619 -25.9%
Educational Services 280 2.0% 333   289 -9 -3.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,211 8.5% 1,280   1,606 -395 -24.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 117 0.8% 103   183 -66 -36.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 528 3.7% 547   627 -99 -15.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 302 2.1% 310   438 -136 -31.1%
Public Administration 367 2.6% 359   434 -67 -15.4%
Information Not Available 833 5.9% 684   761 72 9.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,876 19,842 24,715
Male 15,104 66.0% 11,977   15,570 -466 -3.0%
Female 7,772 34.0% 7,865   9,145 -1,373 -15.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 22,876 19,842 24,715
Hispanic or Latino 14 0.1% 26   71 -57 -80.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 681 3.0% 471   620 61 9.8%
Information Not Available 22,181 97.0% 19,345   24,024 -1,843 -7.7%
 
Race 22,876 19,842 24,715
American Indian or Alaskan Native 110 0.5% 132   93 17 18.3%
Asian 73 0.3% 40   53 20 37.7%
Black or African American 2,632 11.5% 2,428   2,821 -189 -6.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0% 0   13 -4 -30.8%
White 19,719 86.2% 16,952   21,389 -1,670 -7.8%
Information Not Available 333 1.5% 290   346 -13 -3.8%
 
Years of Age 22,876 19,842 24,715
Younger than 22 479 1.2% 320   522 -43 -8.2%
22-24 1,046 2.5% 906   1,147 -101 -8.8%
25-34 4,665 11.3% 4,610   5,350 -685 -12.8%
35-44 5,743 14.0% 4,896   6,284 -541 -8.6%
45-54 5,706 13.9% 4,755   5,801 -95 -1.6%
55-59 2,522 6.1% 2,010   2,870 -348 -12.1%
60-64 1,471 3.6% 1,311   1,736 -265 -15.3%
65 and older 1,220 3.0% 1,003   1,001 219 21.9%
Information Not Available 24 0.1% 31   4 20 500.0%
 
Industry 22,876 19,842 24,715
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 73 0.3% 53   124 -51 -41.1%
Mining 1,224 5.3% 1,157   651 573 88.0%
Utilities 91 0.4% 62   71 20 28.2%
Construction 3,322 14.5% 1,997   4,136 -814 -19.7%
Manufacturing 4,240 18.5% 3,664   3,844 396 10.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,060 4.6% 1,020   757 303 40.0%
Retail Trade 1,430 6.2% 1,390   1,709 -279 -16.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 690 3.0% 704   833 -143 -17.2%
Information 425 1.9% 369   337 88 26.1%
Finance and Insurance 425 1.9% 501   629 -204 -32.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 292 1.3% 198   306 -14 -4.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,097 4.8% 976   1,054 43 4.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 59 0.3% 26   71 -12 -16.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,403 10.5% 2,120   2,918 -515 -17.6%
Educational Services 434 1.9% 479   810 -376 -46.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,727 7.5% 1,869   2,068 -341 -16.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 452 2.0% 255   509 -57 -11.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 959 4.2% 875   1,125 -166 -14.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 521 2.3% 466   660 -139 -21.1%
Public Administration 425 1.9% 435   655 -230 -35.1%
Information Not Available 1,527 6.7% 1,226   1,448 79 5.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,364 21,740 17,938
Male 14,027 60.0% 12,615   9,026 5,001 55.4%
Female 9,330 39.9% 9,124   8,912 418 4.7%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 1   0 7 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,364 21,740 17,938
Hispanic or Latino 1,057 4.5% 925   760 297 39.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,302 95.5% 20,805   17,178 5,124 29.8%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 10   0 5 0.0%
 
Race 23,364 21,740 17,938
American Indian or Alaskan Native 152 0.7% 131   173 -21 -12.1%
Asian 184 0.8% 172   120 64 53.3%
Black or African American 11,263 48.2% 10,642   10,247 1,016 9.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1% 25   21 7 33.3%
White 11,397 48.8% 10,453   7,376 4,021 54.5%
Information Not Available 340 1.5% 317   1 339 33900.0%
 
Years of Age 23,364 21,740 17,938
Younger than 22 411 1.2% 387   364 47 12.9%
22-24 1,038 3.1% 1,005   961 77 8.0%
25-34 5,919 17.8% 5,504   4,768 1,151 24.1%
35-44 5,431 16.4% 5,031   3,981 1,450 36.4%
45-54 5,292 16.0% 4,911   4,101 1,191 29.0%
55-59 2,598 7.8% 2,444   1,829 769 42.0%
60-64 1,599 4.8% 1,485   1,122 477 42.5%
65 and older 1,076 3.2% 973   812 264 32.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,364 21,740 17,938
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 324 1.4% 248   235 89 37.9%
Mining 1,365 5.8% 1,309   348 1,017 292.2%
Utilities 74 0.3% 62   52 22 42.3%
Construction 3,882 16.4% 3,195   3,190 692 21.7%
Manufacturing 2,643 11.2% 2,386   1,518 1,125 74.1%
Wholesale Trade 770 3.3% 724   517 253 48.9%
Retail Trade 1,568 6.6% 1,549   1,747 -179 -10.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,019 4.3% 958   488 531 108.8%
Information 385 1.6% 359   246 139 56.5%
Finance and Insurance 409 1.7% 409   469 -60 -12.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 488 2.1% 452   372 116 31.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,298 5.5% 1,114   915 383 41.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 84 0.4% 67   47 37 78.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,823 7.7% 1,678   1,851 -28 -1.5%
Educational Services 450 1.9% 465   452 -2 -0.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,990 8.4% 1,987   2,315 -325 -14.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 310 1.3% 312   313 -3 -1.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,387 5.9% 1,327   1,496 -109 -7.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 647 2.7% 645   534 113 21.2%
Public Administration 292 1.2% 304   282 10 3.5%
Information Not Available 2,156 9.1% 2,190   551 1,605 291.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 59,739 51,537 77,078
Male 35,807 59.9% 28,620   47,410 -11,603 -24.5%
Female 23,928 40.1% 22,914   29,663 -5,735 -19.3%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 3   5 -1 -20.0%
 
Ethnicity 59,739 51,537 77,078
Hispanic or Latino 7,857 13.2% 6,648   9,755 -1,898 -19.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,431 81.1% 41,774   63,058 -14,627 -23.2%
Information Not Available 3,451 5.8% 3,115   4,265 -814 -19.1%
 
Race 59,739 51,537 77,078
American Indian or Alaskan Native 255 0.4% 225   337 -82 -24.3%
Asian 2,063 3.5% 1,919   2,506 -443 -17.7%
Black or African American 5,437 9.1% 5,141   6,879 -1,442 -21.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 155 0.3% 125   195 -40 -20.5%
White 43,890 73.5% 37,317   57,309 -13,419 -23.4%
Information Not Available 7,939 13.3% 6,810   9,852 -1,913 -19.4%
 
Years of Age 59,739 51,537 77,078
Younger than 22 1,265 1.3% 1,008   1,454 -189 -13.0%
22-24 2,845 2.9% 2,292   3,720 -875 -23.5%
25-34 13,762 13.9% 11,992   18,217 -4,455 -24.5%
35-44 12,433 12.6% 10,657   16,050 -3,617 -22.5%
45-54 14,113 14.3% 12,263   18,342 -4,229 -23.1%
55-59 6,661 6.7% 5,762   8,189 -1,528 -18.7%
60-64 4,812 4.9% 4,281   6,133 -1,321 -21.5%
65 and older 3,848 3.9% 3,282   4,973 -1,125 -22.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 59,739 51,537 77,078
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 585 1.0% 414   784 -199 -25.4%
Mining 46 0.1% 14   88 -42 -47.7%
Utilities 117 0.2% 94   132 -15 -11.4%
Construction 7,682 12.7% 5,036   10,824 -3,142 -29.0%
Manufacturing 5,152 8.5% 5,101   5,935 -783 -13.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,410 4.0% 2,305   3,030 -620 -20.5%
Retail Trade 4,577 7.6% 4,270   6,066 -1,489 -24.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,542 2.6% 1,379   1,845 -303 -16.4%
Information 1,329 2.2% 1,327   1,434 -105 -7.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,858 3.1% 1,820   2,319 -461 -19.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,213 2.0% 1,074   1,607 -394 -24.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,831 8.0% 4,611   5,539 -708 -12.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 279 0.5% 257   243 36 14.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,651 12.7% 5,422   10,532 -2,881 -27.4%
Educational Services 1,340 2.2% 1,350   1,603 -263 -16.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,461 9.1% 5,617   7,132 -1,671 -23.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,090 3.5% 1,247   2,800 -710 -25.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,117 8.5% 4,062   6,918 -1,801 -26.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,219 5.3% 3,099   4,086 -867 -21.2%
Public Administration 1,484 2.5% 1,384   1,957 -473 -24.2%
Information Not Available 1,756 2.9% 1,654   2,204 -448 -20.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 39,501 36,930 48,603
Male 17,544 44.4% 15,521   22,903 -5,359 -23.4%
Female 13,538 34.3% 13,344   17,044 -3,506 -20.6%
Information Not Available 8,419 21.3% 8,065   8,656 -237 -2.7%
 
Ethnicity 39,501 36,930 48,603
Hispanic or Latino 1,889 4.8% 1,424   2,503 -614 -24.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,493 72.1% 26,734   36,645 -8,152 -22.2%
Information Not Available 9,119 23.1% 8,772   9,455 -336 -3.6%
 
Race 39,501 36,930 48,603
American Indian or Alaskan Native 118 0.3% 106   143 -25 -17.5%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 12,876 32.6% 12,691   16,358 -3,482 -21.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 63 0.2% 62   69 -6 -8.7%
White 15,436 39.1% 13,875   20,075 -4,639 -23.1%
Information Not Available 11,008 27.9% 10,196   11,958 -950 -7.9%
 
Years of Age 39,501 36,930 48,603
Younger than 22 385 0.7% 655   635 -250 -39.4%
22-24 1,356 2.6% 1,532   1,904 -548 -28.8%
25-34 7,619 14.5% 7,363   9,783 -2,164 -22.1%
35-44 6,438 12.3% 5,844   8,061 -1,623 -20.1%
45-54 6,924 13.2% 6,481   9,292 -2,368 -25.5%
55-59 3,395 6.5% 2,964   4,227 -832 -19.7%
60-64 2,552 4.9% 2,136   3,154 -602 -19.1%
65 and older 2,413 4.6% 1,890   2,891 -478 -16.5%
Information Not Available 8,419 16.1% 8,065   8,656 -237 -2.7%
 
Industry 39,501 36,930 48,603
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 181 0.5% 76   186 -5 -2.7%
Mining 45 0.1% 45   42 3 7.1%
Utilities 27 0.1% 19   39 -12 -30.8%
Construction 4,010 10.1% 3,270   5,330 -1,320 -24.8%
Manufacturing 329 0.8% 318   436 -107 -24.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,167 2.9% 1,115   1,449 -282 -19.5%
Retail Trade 1,075 2.7% 1,107   1,498 -423 -28.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 692 1.7% 697   843 -151 -17.9%
Information 504 1.3% 536   700 -196 -28.0%
Finance and Insurance 856 2.2% 894   1,049 -193 -18.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 642 1.6% 624   774 -132 -17.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,638 6.6% 2,703   3,364 -726 -21.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 102 0.3% 97   145 -43 -29.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,836 12.2% 4,083   5,721 -885 -15.5%
Educational Services 1,101 2.8% 1,128   1,316 -215 -16.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,629 6.6% 2,746   3,503 -874 -25.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 942 2.4% 781   1,023 -81 -7.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,286 8.3% 2,778   4,211 -925 -22.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 846 2.1% 872   1,043 -197 -18.9%
Public Administration 887 2.2% 841   905 -18 -2.0%
Information Not Available 12,706 32.0% 12,200   15,026 -2,320 -15.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,951 5,745 11,251
Male 4,955 62.3% 3,108   6,977 -2,022 -29.0%
Female 2,996 37.7% 2,637   4,274 -1,278 -29.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,951 5,745 11,251
Hispanic or Latino 146 1.8% 113   146 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,993 88.0% 5,087   7,812 -819 -10.5%
Information Not Available 812 10.2% 545   3,293 -2,481 -75.3%
 
Race 7,951 5,745 11,251
American Indian or Alaskan Native 95 1.2% 75   112 -17 -15.2%
Asian 41 0.5% 29   32 9 28.1%
Black or African American 107 1.3% 84   148 -41 -27.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 7,277 91.5% 5,248   8,050 -773 -9.6%
Information Not Available 431 5.4% 309   2,909 -2,478 -85.2%
 
Years of Age 7,951 5,745 11,251
Younger than 22 284 1.9% 194   444 -160 -36.0%
22-24 413 2.8% 266   626 -213 -34.0%
25-34 1,774 12.2% 1,307   2,689 -915 -34.0%
35-44 1,561 10.7% 1,159   2,208 -647 -29.3%
45-54 1,814 12.5% 1,302   2,545 -731 -28.7%
55-59 992 6.8% 700   1,315 -323 -24.6%
60-64 659 4.5% 481   831 -172 -20.7%
65 and older 454 3.1% 336   593 -139 -23.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,951 5,745 11,251
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 170 2.1% 100   233 -63 -27.0%
Mining 3 0.0% 1   11 -8 -72.7%
Utilities 10 0.1% 8   17 -7 -41.2%
Construction 1,181 14.5% 449   1,707 -526 -30.8%
Manufacturing 730 9.0% 467   900 -170 -18.9%
Wholesale Trade 199 2.5% 161   226 -27 -11.9%
Retail Trade 557 6.9% 458   693 -136 -19.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 158 1.9% 106   202 -44 -21.8%
Information 65 0.8% 69   147 -82 -55.8%
Finance and Insurance 116 1.4% 114   103 13 12.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 59 0.7% 50   106 -47 -44.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 172 2.1% 164   201 -29 -14.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.1% 4   5 5 100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 681 8.4% 414   976 -295 -30.2%
Educational Services 89 1.1% 92   156 -67 -42.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 448 5.5% 434   508 -60 -11.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 187 2.3% 163   269 -82 -30.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,243 15.3% 988   1,545 -302 -19.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 133 1.6% 117   186 -53 -28.5%
Public Administration 129 1.6% 97   184 -55 -29.9%
Information Not Available 1,611 19.8% 1,289   2,876 -1,265 -44.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 86,506 60,002 89,258
Male 55,077 63.7% 32,920   56,643 -1,566 -2.8%
Female 29,414 34.0% 25,397   30,647 -1,233 -4.0%
Information Not Available 2,015 2.3% 1,685   1,968 47 2.4%
 
Ethnicity 86,506 60,002 89,258
Hispanic or Latino 5,608 6.5% 2,838   6,015 -407 -6.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 64,111 74.1% 45,269   66,574 -2,463 -3.7%
Information Not Available 16,787 19.4% 11,895   16,669 118 0.7%
 
Race 86,506 60,002 89,258
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,031 1.2% 721   1,121 -90 -8.0%
Asian 651 0.8% 613   625 26 4.2%
Black or African American 14,329 16.6% 11,267   11,956 2,373 19.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 89 0.1% 63   76 13 17.1%
White 49,408 57.1% 33,460   54,561 -5,153 -9.4%
Information Not Available 20,998 24.3% 13,878   20,919 79 0.4%
 
Years of Age 86,506 60,002 89,258
Younger than 22 2,496 1.9% 1,555   2,691 -195 -7.2%
22-24 5,225 4.0% 3,404   5,663 -438 -7.7%
25-34 21,152 16.2% 14,388   21,547 -395 -1.8%
35-44 19,194 14.7% 13,349   19,783 -589 -3.0%
45-54 20,614 15.8% 14,276   21,456 -842 -3.9%
55-59 8,998 6.9% 6,450   9,318 -320 -3.4%
60-64 5,625 4.3% 4,219   5,467 158 2.9%
65 and older 3,202 2.5% 2,361   3,331 -129 -3.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 86,506 60,002 89,258
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,749 2.0% 928   1,953 -204 -10.4%
Mining 675 0.8% 242   572 103 18.0%
Utilities 121 0.1% 74   82 39 47.6%
Construction 13,221 15.0% 5,251   15,045 -1,824 -12.1%
Manufacturing 17,283 19.6% 11,183   9,866 7,417 75.2%
Wholesale Trade 3,157 3.6% 2,845   3,355 -198 -5.9%
Retail Trade 4,567 5.2% 3,838   5,463 -896 -16.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,921 2.2% 1,412   2,113 -192 -9.1%
Information 706 0.8% 721   835 -129 -15.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,222 1.4% 1,178   1,582 -360 -22.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 919 1.0% 718   1,115 -196 -17.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,646 5.3% 4,007   4,612 34 0.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,164 1.3% 1,172   1,397 -233 -16.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,344 12.9% 7,122   13,657 -2,313 -16.9%
Educational Services 1,119 1.3% 1,361   1,490 -371 -24.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,848 5.5% 4,702   6,183 -1,335 -21.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,382 3.8% 1,891   3,738 -356 -9.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,490 5.1% 3,611   4,927 -437 -8.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,884 2.1% 1,657   2,196 -312 -14.2%
Public Administration 1,944 2.2% 1,560   1,841 103 5.6%
Information Not Available 6,144 7.0% 4,529   7,236 -1,092 -15.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 57,319 38,541 56,570
Male 43,086 75.2% 25,734   41,175 1,911 4.6%
Female 14,232 24.8% 12,805   15,385 -1,153 -7.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   10 -9 -90.0%
 
Ethnicity 57,319 38,541 56,570
Hispanic or Latino 2,505 4.4% 1,473   2,453 52 2.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 49,043 85.6% 33,040   48,318 725 1.5%
Information Not Available 5,771 10.1% 4,028   5,799 -28 -0.5%
 
Race 57,319 38,541 56,570
American Indian or Alaskan Native 753 1.3% 575   778 -25 -3.2%
Asian 1,036 1.8% 878   993 43 4.3%
Black or African American 3,007 5.2% 2,772   3,283 -276 -8.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 116 0.2% 77   92 24 26.1%
White 47,853 83.5% 31,149   46,947 906 1.9%
Information Not Available 4,554 7.9% 3,090   4,477 77 1.7%
 
Years of Age 57,319 38,541 56,570
Younger than 22 1,788 1.8% 882   1,829 -41 -2.2%
22-24 3,230 3.2% 1,878   3,374 -144 -4.3%
25-34 14,180 14.1% 9,105   14,199 -19 -0.1%
35-44 11,836 11.7% 8,135   11,575 261 2.3%
45-54 13,033 12.9% 8,922   12,979 54 0.4%
55-59 6,787 6.7% 4,795   6,423 364 5.7%
60-64 4,283 4.2% 3,239   3,984 299 7.5%
65 and older 2,174 2.2% 1,576   2,192 -18 -0.8%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 9   15 -7 -46.7%
 
Industry 57,319 38,541 56,570
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 871 1.5% 459   864 7 0.8%
Mining 1,401 2.4% 986   503 898 178.5%
Utilities 216 0.4% 156   264 -48 -18.2%
Construction 18,482 31.8% 8,975   17,264 1,218 7.1%
Manufacturing 6,932 11.9% 4,629   6,567 365 5.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,072 3.6% 1,653   2,039 33 1.6%
Retail Trade 2,860 4.9% 2,328   3,265 -405 -12.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,536 2.6% 969   1,435 101 7.0%
Information 645 1.1% 633   716 -71 -9.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,016 1.7% 917   1,102 -86 -7.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 580 1.0% 510   745 -165 -22.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,657 4.6% 2,234   2,560 97 3.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 995 1.7% 872   746 249 33.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,585 9.6% 3,489   5,860 -275 -4.7%
Educational Services 1,002 1.7% 1,028   1,112 -110 -9.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,735 4.7% 2,595   3,049 -314 -10.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,178 2.0% 951   1,330 -152 -11.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,127 3.7% 1,849   2,454 -327 -13.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,302 2.2% 974   1,458 -156 -10.7%
Public Administration 1,424 2.4% 1,097   1,435 -11 -0.8%
Information Not Available 1,703 2.9% 1,237   1,802 -99 -5.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,494 26,047 35,999
Male 18,111 59.4% 14,175   20,963 -2,852 -13.6%
Female 12,342 40.5% 11,841   14,972 -2,630 -17.6%
Information Not Available 41 0.1% 31   64 -23 -35.9%
 
Ethnicity 30,494 26,047 35,999
Hispanic or Latino 1,246 4.1% 1,007   1,321 -75 -5.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,764 77.9% 20,563   28,067 -4,303 -15.3%
Information Not Available 5,484 18.0% 4,477   6,611 -1,127 -17.0%
 
Race 30,494 26,047 35,999
American Indian or Alaskan Native 218 0.7% 197   216 2 0.9%
Asian 192 0.6% 194   181 11 6.1%
Black or African American 5,907 19.4% 5,542   6,406 -499 -7.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,181 3.9% 978   1,183 -2 -0.2%
White 20,857 68.4% 17,319   23,800 -2,943 -12.4%
Information Not Available 2,139 7.0% 1,817   4,213 -2,074 -49.2%
 
Years of Age 30,494 26,047 35,999
Younger than 22 772 1.6% 596   912 -140 -15.4%
22-24 1,517 3.1% 1,190   1,987 -470 -23.7%
25-34 7,398 15.0% 6,226   8,773 -1,375 -15.7%
35-44 6,888 13.9% 5,808   7,977 -1,089 -13.7%
45-54 7,202 14.6% 6,367   8,735 -1,533 -17.6%
55-59 3,310 6.7% 2,881   3,806 -496 -13.0%
60-64 1,972 4.0% 1,788   2,218 -246 -11.1%
65 and older 1,434 2.9% 1,190   1,591 -157 -9.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 30,494 26,047 35,999
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 363 1.2% 174   383 -20 -5.2%
Mining 167 0.5% 107   150 17 11.3%
Utilities 62 0.2% 57   40 22 55.0%
Construction 4,596 14.9% 2,991   5,855 -1,259 -21.5%
Manufacturing 3,747 12.1% 3,543   3,964 -217 -5.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,170 3.8% 1,106   1,295 -125 -9.7%
Retail Trade 2,498 8.1% 2,407   2,985 -487 -16.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 932 3.0% 744   1,093 -161 -14.7%
Information 488 1.6% 519   621 -133 -21.4%
Finance and Insurance 752 2.4% 733   979 -227 -23.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 527 1.7% 468   548 -21 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,400 4.5% 1,272   1,616 -216 -13.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 164 0.5% 151   218 -54 -24.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,060 13.2% 3,455   4,699 -639 -13.6%
Educational Services 618 2.0% 618   811 -193 -23.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,058 9.9% 2,936   3,760 -702 -18.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 822 2.7% 529   917 -95 -10.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,432 7.9% 1,997   3,165 -733 -23.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 768 2.5% 708   883 -115 -13.0%
Public Administration 397 1.3% 345   460 -63 -13.7%
Information Not Available 1,473 4.8% 1,187   1,557 -84 -5.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Dec 2015 Percent Nov 2015     Dec 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,751 12,770 15,150
Male 7,931 57.7% 6,830   8,136 -205