Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

May 2015

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
May 2015
May 2015 Apr 2015 Monthly Change May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,053,740 2,259,095 -205,355 2,426,053 -372,313 -15.3
Alaska 7,983 9,612 -1,629 11,360 -3,377 -29.7
Alabama 22,988 23,045 -57 27,084 -4,096 -15.1
Arkansas 21,000 21,112 -112 22,251 -1,251 -5.6
Arizona 34,185 33,539 646 40,741 -6,556 -16.1
California 374,140 409,173 -35,033 428,829 -54,689 -12.8
Colorado 29,718 29,649 69 32,873 -3,155 -9.6
Connecticut 36,530 46,354 -9,824 44,985 -8,455 -18.8
District of Columbia 7,794 7,999 -205 10,023 -2,229 -22.2
Delaware 5,741 6,430 -689 7,045 -1,304 -18.5
Florida 60,062 60,316 -254 93,248 -33,186 -35.6
Georgia 36,419 36,417 2 44,941 -8,522 -19.0
Hawaii 7,859 7,595 264 9,883 -2,024 -20.5
Iowa 17,590 19,962 -2,372 18,259 -669 -3.7
Idaho 7,542 8,864 -1,322 9,639 -2,097 -21.8
Illinois 111,090 127,568 -16,478 147,297 -36,207 -24.6
Indiana 22,874 25,542 -2,668 32,354 -9,480 -29.3
Kansas 14,780 15,133 -353 20,197 -5,417 -26.8
Kentucky 21,357 25,418 -4,061 26,519 -5,162 -19.5
Louisiana 20,149 19,482 667 16,704 3,445 20.6
Massachusetts 59,615 70,567 -10,952 71,822 -12,207 -17.0
Maryland 38,093 41,552 -3,459 49,040 -10,947 -22.3
Maine 7,246 10,470 -3,224 9,833 -2,587 -26.3
Michigan 55,745 78,253 -22,508 79,017 -23,272 -29.5
Minnesota 34,020 43,210 -9,190 40,374 -6,354 -15.7
Missouri 27,728 30,021 -2,293 35,211 -7,483 -21.3
Mississippi 13,947 12,740 1,207 19,801 -5,854 -29.6
Montana 5,040 6,476 -1,436 5,811 -771 -13.3
North Carolina 32,071 32,453 -382 50,387 -18,316 -36.4
North Dakota 3,407 4,059 -652 1,763 1,644 93.3
Nebraska 5,573 5,726 -153 6,782 -1,209 -17.8
New Hampshire 4,606 5,796 -1,190 6,528 -1,922 -29.4
New Jersey 93,361 106,383 -13,022 110,417 -17,056 -15.4
New Mexico 12,621 13,393 -772 15,045 -2,424 -16.1
Nevada 25,437 26,125 -688 29,400 -3,963 -13.5
New York 151,161 172,351 -21,190 175,088 -23,927 -13.7
Ohio 56,034 65,597 -9,563 64,199 -8,165 -12.7
Oklahoma 22,381 20,820 1,561 5,386 16,995 315.5
Oregon 31,285 33,022 -1,737 36,916 -5,631 -15.3
Pennsylvania 121,510 137,622 -16,112 151,121 -29,611 -19.6
Puerto Rico 21,075 20,391 684 24,023 -2,948 -12.3
Rhode Island 8,529 10,154 -1,625 9,987 -1,458 -14.6
South Carolina 19,258 19,974 -716 22,999 -3,741 -16.3
South Dakota 1,346 1,620 -274 1,413 -67 -4.7
Tennessee 24,476 25,041 -565 30,029 -5,553 -18.5
Texas 161,223 156,899 4,324 140,676 20,547 14.6
Utah 11,356 12,102 -746 12,755 -1,399 -11.0
Virginia 33,754 34,551 -797 43,607 -9,853 -22.6
Virgin Islands 475 336 139 343 132 38.5
Vermont 4,376 5,841 -1,465 4,972 -596 -12.0
Washington 48,885 51,833 -2,948 56,450 -7,565 -13.4
Wisconsin 39,967 50,035 -10,068 53,222 -13,255 -24.9
West Virginia 13,802 15,727 -1,925 14,507 -705 -4.9
Wyoming 4,536 4,745 -209 2,897 1,639 56.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,053,740   2,259,095   2,426,053 -372,313 -15.3
Male 1,158,101 56.4% 1,336,890   1,329,992 -171,891 -12.9%
Female 881,295 42.9% 905,826   1,083,093 -201,798 -18.6%
Information Not Available 14,344 0.7% 16,379   12,968 1,376 10.6%
 
Ethnicity 2,053,740   2,259,095   2,426,053    
Hispanic or Latino 393,201 19.1% 428,634   409,365 -16,164 -3.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,393,930 83.9% 1,535,026   1,645,501 -251,571 -15.3%
Information Not Available 266,607 11.5% 295,435   371,188 -104,581 -28.2%
 
Race 2,053,740   2,259,095   2,426,053
American Indian or Alaskan Native 27,462 1.3% 30,012   28,760 -1,298 -4.5%
Asian 67,175 3.3% 73,187   78,430 -11,255 -14.4%
Black or African American 371,712 18.1% 376,939   434,498 -62,786 -14.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10,907 0.5% 11,058   11,654 -747 -6.4%
White 1,065,162 51.7% 1,210,211   1,256,139 -190,977 -15.2%
Information Not Available 516,281 25.1% 563,751   616,572 -100,291 -16.3%
 
Years of Age 2,053,740   2,259,095   2,426,053
Younger than 22 65,281 3.2% 70,500   49,566 15,715 31.7%
22-24 101,192 4.9% 110,012   121,978 -20,786 -17.0%
25-34 490,066 23.9% 532,330   570,090 -80,024 -14.0%
35-44 449,252 21.9% 495,746   529,049 -79,797 -15.1%
45-54 472,277 23.0% 526,622   583,692 -111,415 -19.1%
55-59 213,127 10.4% 237,570   260,582 -47,455 -18.2%
60-64 146,605 7.1% 159,280   178,268 -31,663 -17.8%
65 and older 98,872 4.8% 107,675   116,878 -18,006 -15.4%
Information Not Available 17,068 0.8% 19,360   15,950 1,118 7.0%
 
Industry 2,053,740   2,259,095   2,426,053
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 69,304 3.4% 88,144   71,513 -2,209 -3.1%
Mining 45,732 2.2% 46,749   13,969 31,763 227.4%
Utilities 4,425 0.2% 4,366   4,346 79 1.8%
Construction 223,065 10.9% 304,111   259,927 -36,862 -14.2%
Manufacturing 214,654 10.5% 229,530   233,700 -19,046 -8.1%
Wholesale Trade 69,902 3.4% 73,085   83,739 -13,837 -16.5%
Retail Trade 167,749 8.2% 177,321   210,789 -43,040 -20.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 60,815 3.0% 77,141   73,975 -13,160 -17.8%
Information 63,136 3.1% 61,646   79,407 -16,271 -20.5%
Finance and Insurance 58,236 2.8% 58,984   81,296 -23,060 -28.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 28,809 1.4% 30,807   35,139 -6,330 -18.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 116,694 5.7% 107,160   133,151 -16,457 -12.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,238 0.5% 11,564   12,915 -1,677 -13.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 275,895 13.4% 298,400   316,701 -40,806 -12.9%
Educational Services 40,719 2.0% 42,636   50,451 -9,732 -19.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 172,803 8.4% 173,505   221,626 -48,823 -22.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 29,922 1.5% 39,540   37,380 -7,458 -20.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 118,379 5.8% 120,708   147,407 -29,028 -19.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 51,938 2.5% 54,641   61,728 -9,790 -15.9%
Public Administration 33,721 1.6% 37,129   37,522 -3,801 -10.1%
Information Not Available 196,604 9.6% 221,928   259,372 -62,768 -24.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,983 9,612 11,360 -3,377 -29.7
Male 4,826 60.5% 6,106   6,809 -1,983 -29.1%
Female 3,149 39.4% 3,498   4,551 -1,402 -30.8%
Information Not Available 8 0.1% 8   0 8 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,983   9,612   11,360    
Hispanic or Latino 167 2.1% 276   582 -415 -71.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,567 94.8% 9,120   10,690 -3,123 -29.2%
Information Not Available 249 3.1% 216   88 161 183.0%
 
Race 7,983 9,612 11,360
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,870 36.0% 3,380   3,961 -1,091 -27.5%
Asian 464 5.8% 460   666 -202 -30.3%
Black or African American 390 4.9% 414   568 -178 -31.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 158 2.0% 184   255 -97 -38.0%
White 3,749 47.0% 4,783   5,456 -1,707 -31.3%
Information Not Available 352 4.4% 391   454 -102 -22.5%
 
Years of Age 7,983 9,612 11,360
Younger than 22 133 1.2% 195   315 -182 -57.8%
22-24 439 3.9% 492   791 -352 -44.5%
25-34 2,392 21.3% 2,901   3,303 -911 -27.6%
35-44 1,681 15.0% 2,067   2,391 -710 -29.7%
45-54 1,742 15.5% 2,032   2,477 -735 -29.7%
55-59 794 7.1% 968   1,060 -266 -25.1%
60-64 493 4.4% 625   670 -177 -26.4%
65 and older 309 2.7% 332   353 -44 -12.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,983 9,612 11,360
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 56 0.7% 98   52 4 7.7%
Mining 378 4.7% 423   379 -1 -0.3%
Utilities 38 0.5% 40   66 -28 -42.4%
Construction 1,420 17.7% 1,967   2,027 -607 -29.9%
Manufacturing 548 6.8% 602   825 -277 -33.6%
Wholesale Trade 138 1.7% 162   154 -16 -10.4%
Retail Trade 743 9.2% 955   1,129 -386 -34.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 273 3.4% 395   465 -192 -41.3%
Information 72 0.9% 76   138 -66 -47.8%
Finance and Insurance 139 1.7% 140   166 -27 -16.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 237 2.9% 267   310 -73 -23.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 337 4.2% 280   397 -60 -15.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 30 0.4% 39   13 17 130.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 448 5.6% 610   580 -132 -22.8%
Educational Services 245 3.0% 268   421 -176 -41.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 699 8.7% 741   1,214 -515 -42.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 77 1.0% 108   114 -37 -32.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 596 7.4% 692   915 -319 -34.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 329 4.1% 367   483 -154 -31.9%
Public Administration 871 10.8% 1,056   1,166 -295 -25.3%
Information Not Available 309 3.8% 326   346 -37 -10.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,988 23,045 27,084
Male 12,003 52.2% 12,909   13,649 -1,646 -12.1%
Female 10,965 47.7% 10,115   13,409 -2,444 -18.2%
Information Not Available 20 0.1% 21   26 -6 -23.1%
 
Ethnicity 22,988 23,045 27,084
Hispanic or Latino 237 1.0% 261   343 -106 -30.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,680 72.6% 16,725   19,797 -3,117 -15.7%
Information Not Available 6,071 26.4% 6,059   6,944 -873 -12.6%
 
Race 22,988 23,045 27,084
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,083 4.7% 989   1,066 17 1.6%
Asian 576 2.5% 562   544 32 5.9%
Black or African American 9,578 41.7% 9,159   11,205 -1,627 -14.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 36 0.2% 31   47 -11 -23.4%
White 10,744 46.7% 11,184   12,811 -2,067 -16.1%
Information Not Available 971 4.2% 1,120   1,411 -440 -31.2%
 
Years of Age 22,988 23,045 27,084
Younger than 22 624 1.9% 600   831 -207 -24.9%
22-24 1,435 4.4% 1,402   1,802 -367 -20.4%
25-34 6,082 18.8% 6,016   6,960 -878 -12.6%
35-44 5,278 16.3% 5,419   6,143 -865 -14.1%
45-54 4,986 15.4% 5,106   6,009 -1,023 -17.0%
55-59 2,193 6.8% 2,201   2,566 -373 -14.5%
60-64 1,363 4.2% 1,351   1,630 -267 -16.4%
65 and older 1,018 3.1% 942   1,139 -121 -10.6%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 8   4 5 125.0%
 
Industry 22,988 23,045 27,084
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 135 0.6% 240   168 -33 -19.6%
Mining 194 0.8% 188   186 8 4.3%
Utilities 29 0.1% 39   41 -12 -29.3%
Construction 2,108 9.1% 2,501   2,486 -378 -15.2%
Manufacturing 3,977 17.2% 4,512   4,466 -489 -10.9%
Wholesale Trade 877 3.8% 852   890 -13 -1.5%
Retail Trade 2,566 11.1% 2,574   3,040 -474 -15.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 717 3.1% 681   928 -211 -22.7%
Information 354 1.5% 354   334 20 6.0%
Finance and Insurance 601 2.6% 668   749 -148 -19.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 323 1.4% 328   366 -43 -11.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,278 5.5% 1,007   1,504 -226 -15.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.2% 49   58 -9 -15.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,284 14.2% 3,335   3,718 -434 -11.7%
Educational Services 304 1.3% 328   437 -133 -30.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,935 8.4% 1,845   2,409 -474 -19.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 120 0.5% 131   149 -29 -19.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,974 8.5% 1,385   2,552 -578 -22.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 544 2.4% 481   720 -176 -24.4%
Public Administration 302 1.3% 313   387 -85 -22.0%
Information Not Available 1,317 5.7% 1,234   1,496 -179 -12.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,000 21,112 22,251
Male 10,974 52.3% 11,664   11,005 -31 -0.3%
Female 8,681 41.3% 8,029   10,270 -1,589 -15.5%
Information Not Available 1,345 6.4% 1,419   976 369 37.8%
 
Ethnicity 21,000 21,112 22,251
Hispanic or Latino 331 1.6% 211   721 -390 -54.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,324 92.0% 19,482   20,554 -1,230 -6.0%
Information Not Available 1,345 6.4% 1,419   976 369 37.8%
 
Race 21,000 21,112 22,251
American Indian or Alaskan Native 210 1.0% 218   225 -15 -6.7%
Asian 18 0.1% 2   168 -150 -89.3%
Black or African American 5,682 27.1% 5,375   6,405 -723 -11.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 970 4.6% 1,092   188 782 416.0%
White 12,444 59.3% 12,795   13,568 -1,124 -8.3%
Information Not Available 1,676 8.0% 1,630   1,697 -21 -1.2%
 
Years of Age 21,000 21,112 22,251
Younger than 22 568 1.8% 607   670 -102 -15.2%
22-24 1,119 3.5% 1,052   1,313 -194 -14.8%
25-34 4,804 14.9% 4,790   5,319 -515 -9.7%
35-44 4,645 14.4% 4,751   4,837 -192 -4.0%
45-54 4,595 14.3% 4,603   5,038 -443 -8.8%
55-59 1,914 5.9% 1,903   1,974 -60 -3.0%
60-64 1,203 3.7% 1,206   1,234 -31 -2.5%
65 and older 807 2.5% 781   890 -83 -9.3%
Information Not Available 1,345 4.2% 1,419   976 369 37.8%
 
Industry 21,000 21,112 22,251
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 318 1.5% 463   280 38 13.6%
Mining 404 1.9% 363   225 179 79.6%
Utilities 29 0.1% 35   39 -10 -25.6%
Construction 1,745 8.2% 2,133   1,931 -186 -9.6%
Manufacturing 3,702 17.4% 3,922   2,814 888 31.6%
Wholesale Trade 917 4.3% 731   1,056 -139 -13.2%
Retail Trade 1,625 7.6% 1,759   2,205 -580 -26.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 723 3.4% 875   754 -31 -4.1%
Information 232 1.1% 216   266 -34 -12.8%
Finance and Insurance 328 1.5% 316   396 -68 -17.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 253 1.2% 235   281 -28 -10.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 788 3.7% 735   845 -57 -6.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 85 0.4% 85   66 19 28.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,950 9.1% 2,016   2,322 -372 -16.0%
Educational Services 305 1.4% 285   415 -110 -26.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,394 11.2% 2,128   2,926 -532 -18.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 125 0.6% 121   142 -17 -12.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,300 6.1% 911   1,717 -417 -24.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 419 2.0% 421   468 -49 -10.5%
Public Administration 429 2.0% 441   417 12 2.9%
Information Not Available 2,929 13.7% 2,921   2,686 243 9.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,185 33,539 40,741
Male 19,759 57.8% 19,448   23,554 -3,795 -16.1%
Female 14,413 42.2% 14,078   17,163 -2,750 -16.0%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 13   24 -11 -45.8%
 
Ethnicity 34,185 33,539 40,741
Hispanic or Latino 14,410 42.2% 14,050   16,124 -1,714 -10.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,505 39.5% 13,459   16,996 -3,491 -20.5%
Information Not Available 6,270 18.3% 6,030   7,621 -1,351 -17.7%
 
Race 34,185 33,539 40,741
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,825 5.3% 1,827   2,251 -426 -18.9%
Asian 2,042 6.0% 1,816   2,206 -164 -7.4%
Black or African American 2,257 6.6% 2,210   2,704 -447 -16.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 322 0.9% 322   294 28 9.5%
White 20,176 59.0% 19,600   23,104 -2,928 -12.7%
Information Not Available 7,563 22.1% 7,764   10,182 -2,619 -25.7%
 
Years of Age 34,185 33,539 40,741
Younger than 22 875 1.7% 784   1,079 -204 -18.9%
22-24 1,749 3.4% 1,736   2,093 -344 -16.4%
25-34 7,696 14.9% 7,505   8,933 -1,237 -13.8%
35-44 6,925 13.4% 6,901   8,593 -1,668 -19.4%
45-54 8,578 16.6% 8,468   10,522 -1,944 -18.5%
55-59 4,020 7.8% 3,935   4,609 -589 -12.8%
60-64 2,644 5.1% 2,586   3,062 -418 -13.7%
65 and older 1,698 3.3% 1,624   1,850 -152 -8.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 34,185 33,539 40,741
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6,587 16.2% 6,415   6,394 193 3.0%
Mining 257 0.6% 282   108 149 138.0%
Utilities 71 0.2% 66   65 6 9.2%
Construction 2,614 6.4% 2,790   4,302 -1,688 -39.2%
Manufacturing 1,838 4.5% 1,933   1,933 -95 -4.9%
Wholesale Trade 859 2.1% 859   1,222 -363 -29.7%
Retail Trade 2,277 5.6% 2,309   2,795 -518 -18.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 673 1.7% 703   720 -47 -6.5%
Information 425 1.0% 364   432 -7 -1.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,088 2.7% 1,071   1,728 -640 -37.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 551 1.4% 512   697 -146 -20.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,523 3.7% 1,389   1,944 -421 -21.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 78 0.2% 86   118 -40 -33.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,051 9.9% 4,058   4,875 -824 -16.9%
Educational Services 708 1.7% 631   944 -236 -25.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,262 5.5% 2,234   2,995 -733 -24.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 294 0.7% 264   351 -57 -16.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,404 3.4% 1,267   1,687 -283 -16.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 604 1.5% 604   705 -101 -14.3%
Public Administration 626 1.5% 653   741 -115 -15.5%
Information Not Available 5,395 13.2% 5,049   5,985 -590 -9.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 374,140 409,173 428,829
Male 206,856 55.3% 229,148   245,018 -38,162 -15.6%
Female 167,000 44.6% 179,931   183,619 -16,619 -9.1%
Information Not Available 284 0.1% 94   192 92 47.9%
 
Ethnicity 374,140 409,173 428,829
Hispanic or Latino 155,639 41.6% 171,179   148,974 6,665 4.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 186,881 49.9% 202,892   221,632 -34,751 -15.7%
Information Not Available 31,620 8.5% 35,102   58,223 -26,603 -45.7%
 
Race 374,140 409,173 428,829
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,071 1.1% 4,235   2,695 1,376 51.1%
Asian 32,093 8.6% 37,078   37,532 -5,439 -14.5%
Black or African American 31,999 8.6% 32,655   29,545 2,454 8.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 118,718 31.7% 128,925   151,861 -33,143 -21.8%
Information Not Available 187,259 50.1% 206,280   207,196 -19,937 -9.6%
 
Years of Age 374,140 409,173 428,829
Younger than 22 8,426 1.8% 7,246   9,239 -813 -8.8%
22-24 18,934 4.1% 19,480   21,461 -2,527 -11.8%
25-34 95,239 20.6% 101,258   101,818 -6,579 -6.5%
35-44 77,914 16.8% 86,013   89,115 -11,201 -12.6%
45-54 84,068 18.2% 95,706   103,454 -19,386 -18.7%
55-59 39,478 8.5% 45,830   45,808 -6,330 -13.8%
60-64 29,821 6.4% 31,808   34,934 -5,113 -14.6%
65 and older 20,165 4.4% 21,738   23,000 -2,835 -12.3%
Information Not Available 95 0.0% 94   0 95 0.0%
 
Industry 374,140 409,173 428,829
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 50,554 11.9% 65,498   50,907 -353 -0.7%
Mining 2,651 0.6% 3,482   289 2,362 817.3%
Utilities 1,799 0.4% 1,788   1,059 740 69.9%
Construction 33,514 7.9% 38,113   44,750 -11,236 -25.1%
Manufacturing 39,762 9.4% 42,442   42,055 -2,293 -5.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,893 0.4% 2,447   1,828 65 3.6%
Retail Trade 28,780 6.8% 30,584   32,432 -3,652 -11.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,047 1.9% 11,199   12,607 -4,560 -36.2%
Information 30,295 7.1% 28,891   41,767 -11,472 -27.5%
Finance and Insurance 7,100 1.7% 7,811   8,854 -1,754 -19.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,893 0.4% 1,976   4,042 -2,149 -53.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,952 1.9% 6,964   8,758 -806 -9.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 75,170 17.7% 75,565   81,320 -6,150 -7.6%
Educational Services 8,899 2.1% 10,728   8,180 719 8.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 28,023 6.6% 28,326   31,181 -3,158 -10.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,680 1.3% 8,658   7,314 -1,634 -22.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,715 3.7% 16,469   17,900 -2,185 -12.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 10,319 2.4% 11,199   12,703 -2,384 -18.8%
Public Administration 4,355 1.0% 4,329   3,368 987 29.3%
Information Not Available 11,739 2.8% 12,704   17,515 -5,776 -33.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,718 29,649 32,873
Male 17,474 58.8% 17,682   17,226 248 1.4%
Female 12,244 41.2% 11,967   15,646 -3,402 -21.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 29,718 29,649 32,873
Hispanic or Latino 6,279 21.1% 6,392   6,174 105 1.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,736 69.8% 20,526   23,583 -2,847 -12.1%
Information Not Available 2,703 9.1% 2,731   3,116 -413 -13.3%
 
Race 29,718 29,649 32,873
American Indian or Alaskan Native 530 1.8% 543   582 -52 -8.9%
Asian 534 1.8% 550   669 -135 -20.2%
Black or African American 1,944 6.5% 1,916   2,290 -346 -15.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 101 0.3% 114   101 0 0.0%
White 21,247 71.5% 21,169   23,683 -2,436 -10.3%
Information Not Available 5,362 18.0% 5,357   5,548 -186 -3.4%
 
Years of Age 29,718 29,649 32,873
Younger than 22 414 0.9% 404   514 -100 -19.5%
22-24 1,109 2.3% 1,102   1,215 -106 -8.7%
25-34 6,978 14.4% 6,914   7,497 -519 -6.9%
35-44 6,861 14.1% 6,803   7,321 -460 -6.3%
45-54 7,131 14.7% 7,238   8,093 -962 -11.9%
55-59 3,547 7.3% 3,530   3,940 -393 -10.0%
60-64 2,363 4.9% 2,351   2,734 -371 -13.6%
65 and older 1,314 2.7% 1,306   1,556 -242 -15.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   3 -2 -66.7%
 
Industry 29,718 29,649 32,873
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 202 0.7% 213   218 -16 -7.3%
Mining 1,563 5.2% 1,528   515 1,048 203.5%
Utilities 29 0.1% 29   40 -11 -27.5%
Construction 4,208 14.1% 4,272   3,221 987 30.6%
Manufacturing 1,987 6.6% 2,007   1,965 22 1.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,279 4.3% 1,281   1,296 -17 -1.3%
Retail Trade 2,317 7.7% 2,333   2,939 -622 -21.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,047 3.5% 1,066   876 171 19.5%
Information 895 3.0% 918   996 -101 -10.1%
Finance and Insurance 977 3.3% 1,035   1,633 -656 -40.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 674 2.3% 647   851 -177 -20.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,657 8.9% 2,524   2,999 -342 -11.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 431 1.4% 416   428 3 0.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,346 11.2% 3,689   4,470 -1,124 -25.1%
Educational Services 753 2.5% 785   970 -217 -22.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,168 7.2% 2,187   2,888 -720 -24.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 868 2.9% 661   1,075 -207 -19.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,315 7.7% 1,958   3,060 -745 -24.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 684 2.3% 689   888 -204 -23.0%
Public Administration 522 1.7% 627   667 -145 -21.7%
Information Not Available 796 2.7% 784   878 -82 -9.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,530 46,354 44,985
Male 20,430 55.9% 26,399   24,500 -4,070 -16.6%
Female 16,100 44.1% 19,955   20,485 -4,385 -21.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 36,530 46,354 44,985
Hispanic or Latino 5,624 15.4% 7,505   6,705 -1,081 -16.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,906 84.6% 38,849   38,280 -7,374 -19.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 36,530 46,354 44,985
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0 0.0% 164   153 -153 -100.0%
Asian 670 1.8% 730   867 -197 -22.7%
Black or African American 5,950 16.3% 6,951   7,221 -1,271 -17.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 119 0.3% 0   0 119 0.0%
White 20,341 55.7% 25,826   25,441 -5,100 -20.0%
Information Not Available 9,450 25.9% 12,683   11,303 -1,853 -16.4%
 
Years of Age 36,530 46,354 44,985
Younger than 22 592 1.1% 634   845 -253 -29.9%
22-24 1,779 3.3% 2,015   2,377 -598 -25.2%
25-34 8,290 15.5% 10,212   10,494 -2,204 -21.0%
35-44 7,161 13.3% 9,166   8,812 -1,651 -18.7%
45-54 8,691 16.2% 11,303   10,729 -2,038 -19.0%
55-59 4,174 7.8% 5,413   4,979 -805 -16.2%
60-64 3,222 6.0% 4,061   3,616 -394 -10.9%
65 and older 2,621 4.9% 3,550   3,133 -512 -16.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 36,530 46,354 44,985
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 168 0.5% 270   217 -49 -22.6%
Mining 16 0.0% 47   22 -6 -27.3%
Utilities 55 0.1% 60   98 -43 -43.9%
Construction 3,743 10.2% 6,171   4,491 -748 -16.7%
Manufacturing 4,083 11.1% 4,233   4,933 -850 -17.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,520 4.1% 1,701   1,909 -389 -20.4%
Retail Trade 4,652 12.7% 5,023   5,811 -1,159 -19.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,336 3.6% 5,238   1,579 -243 -15.4%
Information 752 2.0% 746   948 -196 -20.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,382 3.8% 1,449   1,966 -584 -29.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 517 1.4% 657   622 -105 -16.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,030 5.5% 1,816   2,467 -437 -17.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 292 0.8% 287   309 -17 -5.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,650 12.7% 5,842   5,620 -970 -17.3%
Educational Services 951 2.6% 1,185   1,149 -198 -17.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,353 11.9% 4,538   5,619 -1,266 -22.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 936 2.6% 1,333   1,084 -148 -13.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,960 8.1% 3,341   3,568 -608 -17.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,185 3.2% 1,283   1,419 -234 -16.5%
Public Administration 417 1.1% 545   559 -142 -25.4%
Information Not Available 532 1.4% 589   595 -63 -10.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,794 7,999 10,023
Male 3,674 47.1% 3,876   4,830 -1,156 -23.9%
Female 4,120 52.9% 4,122   5,191 -1,071 -20.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,794 7,999 10,023
Hispanic or Latino 637 8.2% 669   894 -257 -28.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,132 91.5% 7,312   9,101 -1,969 -21.6%
Information Not Available 25 0.3% 18   28 -3 -10.7%
 
Race 7,794 7,999 10,023
American Indian or Alaskan Native 37 0.5% 35   38 -1 -2.6%
Asian 167 2.1% 184   303 -136 -44.9%
Black or African American 5,428 69.6% 5,520   6,829 -1,401 -20.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 22 0.3% 20   21 1 4.8%
White 1,573 20.2% 1,652   2,050 -477 -23.3%
Information Not Available 567 7.3% 588   782 -215 -27.5%
 
Years of Age 7,794 7,999 10,023
Younger than 22 147 1.7% 159   171 -24 -14.0%
22-24 434 4.9% 436   500 -66 -13.2%
25-34 2,198 24.8% 2,219   2,596 -398 -15.3%
35-44 1,704 19.3% 1,729   2,257 -553 -24.5%
45-54 1,746 19.7% 1,822   2,366 -620 -26.2%
55-59 767 8.7% 803   1,032 -265 -25.7%
60-64 521 5.9% 546   709 -188 -26.5%
65 and older 277 3.1% 285   392 -115 -29.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,794 7,999 10,023
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 1   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 31 0.4% 32   47 -16 -34.0%
Manufacturing 3 0.0% 2   7 -4 -57.1%
Wholesale Trade 4 0.1% 5   9 -5 -55.6%
Retail Trade 42 0.5% 38   40 2 5.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 32 0.4% 14   13 19 146.2%
Information 16 0.2% 13   8 8 100.0%
Finance and Insurance 9 0.1% 9   7 2 28.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 9 0.1% 6   8 1 12.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 48 0.6% 45   71 -23 -32.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3 0.0% 2   4 -1 -25.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 52 0.7% 59   51 1 2.0%
Educational Services 4 0.1% 4   15 -11 -73.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 13 0.2% 10   40 -27 -67.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 1   2 -2 -100.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 17 0.2% 21   22 -5 -22.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 22 0.3% 16   18 4 22.2%
Public Administration 4 0.1% 3   6 -2 -33.3%
Information Not Available 7,485 96.0% 7,718   9,653 -2,168 -22.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,741 6,430 7,045
Male 2,721 47.4% 3,084   3,264 -543 -16.6%
Female 2,757 48.0% 3,038   3,413 -656 -19.2%
Information Not Available 263 4.6% 308   368 -105 -28.5%
 
Ethnicity 5,741 6,430 7,045
Hispanic or Latino 329 5.7% 384   463 -134 -28.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,147 89.7% 5,738   6,214 -1,067 -17.2%
Information Not Available 263 4.6% 308   369 -106 -28.7%
 
Race 5,741 6,430 7,045
American Indian or Alaskan Native 20 0.3% 22   21 -1 -4.8%
Asian 127 2.2% 126   121 6 5.0%
Black or African American 2,463 42.9% 2,599   2,778 -315 -11.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0% 4   16 -14 -87.5%
White 2,947 51.3% 3,457   3,899 -952 -24.4%
Information Not Available 182 3.2% 222   210 -28 -13.3%
 
Years of Age 5,741 6,430 7,045
Younger than 22 100 1.2% 108   157 -57 -36.3%
22-24 277 3.4% 319   370 -93 -25.1%
25-34 1,507 18.3% 1,698   1,701 -194 -11.4%
35-44 1,118 13.6% 1,211   1,454 -336 -23.1%
45-54 1,329 16.1% 1,529   1,722 -393 -22.8%
55-59 625 7.6% 681   702 -77 -11.0%
60-64 457 5.6% 507   507 -50 -9.9%
65 and older 280 3.4% 321   349 -69 -19.8%
Information Not Available 48 0.6% 56   83 -35 -42.2%
 
Industry 5,741 6,430 7,045
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 15 0.3% 20   10 5 50.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 2   5 2 40.0%
Construction 401 7.0% 519   462 -61 -13.2%
Manufacturing 318 5.5% 398   709 -391 -55.1%
Wholesale Trade 194 3.4% 206   187 7 3.7%
Retail Trade 858 14.9% 988   1,089 -231 -21.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 241 4.2% 236   172 69 40.1%
Information 107 1.9% 101   126 -19 -15.1%
Finance and Insurance 503 8.7% 534   534 -31 -5.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 112 1.9% 126   137 -25 -18.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 359 6.2% 353   398 -39 -9.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.2% 14   28 -18 -64.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,115 19.4% 1,165   1,290 -175 -13.6%
Educational Services 90 1.6% 96   111 -21 -18.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 705 12.2% 782   766 -61 -8.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 88 1.5% 101   119 -31 -26.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 418 7.3% 550   619 -201 -32.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 148 2.6% 182   196 -48 -24.5%
Public Administration 37 0.6% 40   70 -33 -47.1%
Information Not Available 15 0.3% 17   15 0 0.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 60,062 60,316 93,248
Male 29,343 48.9% 30,037   44,605 -15,262 -34.2%
Female 30,668 51.1% 30,235   48,573 -17,905 -36.9%
Information Not Available 51 0.1% 44   70 -19 -27.1%
 
Ethnicity 60,062 60,316 93,248
Hispanic or Latino 15,109 25.2% 15,276   23,346 -8,237 -35.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,357 67.2% 40,385   62,665 -22,308 -35.6%
Information Not Available 4,596 7.7% 4,655   7,237 -2,641 -36.5%
 
Race 60,062 60,316 93,248
American Indian or Alaskan Native 360 0.6% 345   672 -312 -46.4%
Asian 863 1.4% 892   1,194 -331 -27.7%
Black or African American 15,332 25.5% 15,105   24,148 -8,816 -36.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 316 0.5% 275   454 -138 -30.4%
White 37,054 61.7% 37,379   56,602 -19,548 -34.5%
Information Not Available 6,137 10.2% 6,320   10,178 -4,041 -39.7%
 
Years of Age 60,062 60,316 93,248
Younger than 22 735 0.8% 656   1,300 -565 -43.5%
22-24 2,077 2.2% 2,197   4,398 -2,321 -52.8%
25-34 12,814 13.8% 12,716   20,658 -7,844 -38.0%
35-44 11,821 12.7% 12,029   19,440 -7,619 -39.2%
45-54 13,009 14.0% 13,154   20,449 -7,440 -36.4%
55-59 6,008 6.5% 6,000   9,057 -3,049 -33.7%
60-64 4,209 4.5% 4,101   6,193 -1,984 -32.0%
65 and older 3,029 3.3% 2,967   4,332 -1,303 -30.1%
Information Not Available 6,360 6.8% 6,496   7,421 -1,061 -14.3%
 
Industry 60,062 60,316 93,248
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,058 1.7% 796   1,276 -218 -17.1%
Mining 169 0.3% 176   90 79 87.8%
Utilities 68 0.1% 52   178 -110 -61.8%
Construction 3,528 5.8% 3,931   4,754 -1,226 -25.8%
Manufacturing 2,779 4.5% 2,991   3,757 -978 -26.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,328 3.8% 2,500   3,587 -1,259 -35.1%
Retail Trade 6,420 10.5% 6,509   10,111 -3,691 -36.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,627 2.7% 1,623   2,414 -787 -32.6%
Information 1,231 2.0% 1,262   1,689 -458 -27.1%
Finance and Insurance 2,620 4.3% 2,716   4,240 -1,620 -38.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,392 2.3% 1,431   1,950 -558 -28.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,491 7.3% 4,411   6,498 -2,007 -30.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 431 0.7% 439   605 -174 -28.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,141 16.6% 10,695   15,438 -5,297 -34.3%
Educational Services 1,338 2.2% 1,213   2,534 -1,196 -47.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,333 8.7% 5,493   9,028 -3,695 -40.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,044 1.7% 887   1,529 -485 -31.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,590 7.5% 4,217   7,137 -2,547 -35.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,799 2.9% 1,666   2,456 -657 -26.8%
Public Administration 981 1.6% 978   1,508 -527 -34.9%
Information Not Available 6,694 11.0% 6,330   12,469 -5,775 -46.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,419 36,417 44,941
Male 16,997 46.7% 18,245   20,927 -3,930 -18.8%
Female 18,860 51.8% 17,597   23,400 -4,540 -19.4%
Information Not Available 562 1.5% 575   614 -52 -8.5%
 
Ethnicity 36,419 36,417 44,941
Hispanic or Latino 46 0.1% 78   58 -12 -20.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,811 98.3% 35,764   44,269 -8,458 -19.1%
Information Not Available 562 1.5% 575   614 -52 -8.5%
 
Race 36,419 36,417 44,941
American Indian or Alaskan Native 170 0.5% 172   206 -36 -17.5%
Asian 537 1.5% 560   706 -169 -23.9%
Black or African American 20,134 55.3% 19,603   24,053 -3,919 -16.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,016 41.2% 15,507   19,362 -4,346 -22.4%
Information Not Available 562 1.5% 575   614 -52 -8.5%
 
Years of Age 36,419 36,417 44,941
Younger than 22 551 1.1% 530   783 -232 -29.6%
22-24 1,619 3.3% 1,597   2,217 -598 -27.0%
25-34 8,876 18.1% 8,667   11,009 -2,133 -19.4%
35-44 8,729 17.8% 8,659   10,665 -1,936 -18.2%
45-54 8,736 17.8% 8,760   10,602 -1,866 -17.6%
55-59 3,619 7.4% 3,584   4,281 -662 -15.5%
60-64 2,261 4.6% 2,252   2,712 -451 -16.6%
65 and older 1,247 2.5% 1,266   1,617 -370 -22.9%
Information Not Available 781 1.6% 1,102   1,055 -274 -26.0%
 
Industry 36,419 36,417 44,941
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 409 1.1% 602   489 -80 -16.4%
Mining 21 0.1% 23   25 -4 -16.0%
Utilities 54 0.1% 48   55 -1 -1.8%
Construction 1,733 4.7% 2,584   1,945 -212 -10.9%
Manufacturing 2,469 6.7% 2,580   3,303 -834 -25.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,541 4.2% 1,529   1,905 -364 -19.1%
Retail Trade 2,930 8.0% 2,881   3,567 -637 -17.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 629 1.7% 695   913 -284 -31.1%
Information 781 2.1% 724   851 -70 -8.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,140 3.1% 1,059   1,335 -195 -14.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 499 1.4% 515   603 -104 -17.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,402 17.4% 6,176   7,343 -941 -12.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 35 0.1% 37   46 -11 -23.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 90 0.2% 84   117 -27 -23.1%
Educational Services 783 2.1% 786   961 -178 -18.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,151 5.8% 1,808   2,849 -698 -24.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,776 4.8% 1,448   2,903 -1,127 -38.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 248 0.7% 229   288 -40 -13.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 457 1.2% 331   652 -195 -29.9%
Public Administration 449 1.2% 434   623 -174 -27.9%
Information Not Available 11,822 32.1% 11,844   14,168 -2,346 -16.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,859 7,595 9,883
Male 5,134 65.3% 5,003   6,672 -1,538 -23.1%
Female 2,724 34.7% 2,590   3,208 -484 -15.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   3 -2 -66.7%
 
Ethnicity 7,859 7,595 9,883
Hispanic or Latino 589 7.5% 564   613 -24 -3.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,295 67.4% 5,083   7,209 -1,914 -26.6%
Information Not Available 1,975 25.1% 1,948   2,061 -86 -4.2%
 
Race 7,859 7,595 9,883
American Indian or Alaskan Native 60 0.8% 50   43 17 39.5%
Asian 2,548 32.4% 2,502   3,273 -725 -22.2%
Black or African American 118 1.5% 120   163 -45 -27.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,293 29.2% 2,197   2,702 -409 -15.1%
White 1,757 22.4% 1,718   2,368 -611 -25.8%
Information Not Available 1,083 13.8% 1,008   1,334 -251 -18.8%
 
Years of Age 7,859 7,595 9,883
Younger than 22 91 1.0% 87   109 -18 -16.5%
22-24 255 2.8% 224   366 -111 -30.3%
25-34 1,760 19.6% 1,742   2,313 -553 -23.9%
35-44 1,805 20.1% 1,740   2,234 -429 -19.2%
45-54 1,890 21.1% 1,869   2,427 -537 -22.1%
55-59 875 9.7% 818   1,051 -176 -16.7%
60-64 641 7.1% 622   822 -181 -22.0%
65 and older 542 6.0% 493   561 -19 -3.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,859 7,595 9,883
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 146 1.8% 149   219 -73 -33.3%
Mining 1 0.0% 2   1 0 0.0%
Utilities 19 0.2% 6   32 -13 -40.6%
Construction 2,422 30.3% 2,359   3,214 -792 -24.6%
Manufacturing 168 2.1% 202   268 -100 -37.3%
Wholesale Trade 151 1.9% 141   191 -40 -20.9%
Retail Trade 434 5.4% 437   528 -94 -17.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 211 2.6% 233   272 -61 -22.4%
Information 290 3.6% 218   246 44 17.9%
Finance and Insurance 83 1.0% 81   165 -82 -49.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 106 1.3% 107   151 -45 -29.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 311 3.9% 245   395 -84 -21.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 56 0.7% 49   146 -90 -61.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 956 11.9% 1,020   1,138 -182 -16.0%
Educational Services 146 1.8% 60   66 80 121.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 320 4.0% 316   433 -113 -26.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 88 1.1% 86   107 -19 -17.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 695 8.7% 689   822 -127 -15.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 152 1.9% 158   206 -54 -26.2%
Public Administration 71 0.9% 78   120 -49 -40.8%
Information Not Available 1,033 12.9% 959   1,163 -130 -11.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,590 19,962 18,259
Male 10,176 57.9% 12,566   9,845 331 3.4%
Female 7,064 40.2% 6,961   8,160 -1,096 -13.4%
Information Not Available 350 2.0% 435   254 96 37.8%
 
Ethnicity 17,590 19,962 18,259
Hispanic or Latino 1,000 5.7% 1,185   1,072 -72 -6.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,474 88.0% 17,570   16,353 -879 -5.4%
Information Not Available 1,116 6.3% 1,207   834 282 33.8%
 
Race 17,590 19,962 18,259
American Indian or Alaskan Native 184 1.0% 191   146 38 26.0%
Asian 242 1.4% 262   205 37 18.0%
Black or African American 1,397 7.9% 1,375   1,559 -162 -10.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,651 77.6% 15,742   14,443 -792 -5.5%
Information Not Available 2,116 12.0% 2,392   1,906 210 11.0%
 
Years of Age 17,590 19,962 18,259
Younger than 22 301 1.0% 309   344 -43 -12.5%
22-24 787 2.6% 883   834 -47 -5.6%
25-34 3,957 13.3% 4,469   4,220 -263 -6.2%
35-44 3,842 12.9% 4,280   4,003 -161 -4.0%
45-54 4,173 14.0% 4,765   4,399 -226 -5.1%
55-59 2,077 7.0% 2,402   2,096 -19 -0.9%
60-64 1,510 5.1% 1,731   1,483 27 1.8%
65 and older 939 3.2% 1,119   875 64 7.3%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   5 -1 -20.0%
 
Industry 17,590 19,962 18,259
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 137 0.8% 157   129 8 6.2%
Mining 57 0.3% 204   106 -49 -46.2%
Utilities 24 0.1% 32   31 -7 -22.6%
Construction 3,022 17.0% 4,624   2,831 191 6.7%
Manufacturing 4,025 22.7% 4,497   3,250 775 23.8%
Wholesale Trade 802 4.5% 862   807 -5 -0.6%
Retail Trade 1,455 8.2% 1,545   1,657 -202 -12.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 590 3.3% 760   601 -11 -1.8%
Information 478 2.7% 454   662 -184 -27.8%
Finance and Insurance 550 3.1% 535   813 -263 -32.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 154 0.9% 164   177 -23 -13.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 818 4.6% 687   795 23 2.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.2% 36   44 -8 -18.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,815 10.2% 1,996   2,011 -196 -9.7%
Educational Services 282 1.6% 279   338 -56 -16.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,371 7.7% 1,274   1,729 -358 -20.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 216 1.2% 262   199 17 8.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,046 5.9% 856   1,214 -168 -13.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 365 2.1% 368   421 -56 -13.3%
Public Administration 209 1.2% 223   259 -50 -19.3%
Information Not Available 138 0.8% 147   185 -47 -25.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,542 8,864 9,639
Male 4,333 57.5% 5,516   5,418 -1,085 -20.0%
Female 3,209 42.5% 3,348   4,219 -1,010 -23.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,542 8,864 9,639
Hispanic or Latino 997 13.2% 1,060   1,135 -138 -12.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,511 73.1% 6,623   7,929 -2,418 -30.5%
Information Not Available 1,034 13.7% 1,181   575 459 79.8%
 
Race 7,542 8,864 9,639
American Indian or Alaskan Native 385 3.1% 465   174 211 121.3%
Asian 157 1.3% 140   107 50 46.7%
Black or African American 114 0.9% 134   89 25 28.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 104 0.8% 104   47 57 121.3%
White 9,594 76.7% 11,723   7,796 1,798 23.1%
Information Not Available 2,147 17.2% 2,361   1,426 721 50.6%
 
Years of Age 7,542 8,864 9,639
Younger than 22 141 0.9% 164   187 -46 -24.6%
22-24 240 1.5% 332   444 -204 -45.9%
25-34 1,408 8.6% 1,687   2,022 -614 -30.4%
35-44 1,466 8.9% 1,682   2,035 -569 -28.0%
45-54 1,790 10.9% 2,153   2,414 -624 -25.8%
55-59 984 6.0% 1,144   1,172 -188 -16.0%
60-64 682 4.1% 766   869 -187 -21.5%
65 and older 830 5.0% 934   496 334 67.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 7,542 8,864 9,639
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 324 4.1% 603   498 -174 -34.9%
Mining 229 2.9% 257   42 187 445.2%
Utilities 17 0.2% 23   16 1 6.3%
Construction 738 9.4% 1,003   868 -130 -15.0%
Manufacturing 939 11.9% 1,121   1,205 -266 -22.1%
Wholesale Trade 389 4.9% 395   297 92 31.0%
Retail Trade 663 8.4% 738   886 -223 -25.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 346 4.4% 462   356 -10 -2.8%
Information 89 1.1% 90   136 -47 -34.6%
Finance and Insurance 221 2.8% 222   283 -62 -21.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 86 1.1% 112   101 -15 -14.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 332 4.2% 326   412 -80 -19.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.5% 41   37 -1 -2.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 913 11.6% 978   1,288 -375 -29.1%
Educational Services 125 1.6% 152   166 -41 -24.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 611 7.8% 663   755 -144 -19.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 105 1.3% 144   156 -51 -32.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 433 5.5% 500   540 -107 -19.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 170 2.2% 194   196 -26 -13.3%
Public Administration 172 2.2% 197   179 -7 -3.9%
Information Not Available 604 7.7% 643   1,222 -618 -50.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 111,090 127,568 147,297
Male 64,145 57.7% 78,835   82,420 -18,275 -22.2%
Female 46,279 41.7% 48,034   63,804 -17,525 -27.5%
Information Not Available 666 0.6% 699   1,073 -407 -37.9%
 
Ethnicity 111,090 127,568 147,297
Hispanic or Latino 15,900 14.3% 22,363   21,498 -5,598 -26.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 83,192 74.9% 91,710   109,533 -26,341 -24.0%
Information Not Available 11,998 10.8% 13,495   16,266 -4,268 -26.2%
 
Race 111,090 127,568 147,297
American Indian or Alaskan Native 524 0.5% 666   723 -199 -27.5%
Asian 2,482 2.2% 2,566   3,479 -997 -28.7%
Black or African American 29,407 26.5% 30,135   38,187 -8,780 -23.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 241 0.2% 294   326 -85 -26.1%
White 67,030 60.3% 78,448   89,093 -22,063 -24.8%
Information Not Available 11,406 10.3% 15,459   15,489 -4,083 -26.4%
 
Years of Age 111,090 127,568 147,297
Younger than 22 1,556 0.9% 1,802   1,866 -310 -16.6%
22-24 4,722 2.8% 5,301   5,887 -1,165 -19.8%
25-34 25,628 15.1% 28,813   32,700 -7,072 -21.6%
35-44 26,181 15.4% 30,135   34,308 -8,127 -23.7%
45-54 27,846 16.4% 32,907   37,863 -10,017 -26.5%
55-59 12,837 7.6% 14,872   17,410 -4,573 -26.3%
60-64 8,176 4.8% 9,315   11,380 -3,204 -28.2%
65 and older 4,144 2.4% 4,423   5,883 -1,739 -29.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 111,090 127,568 147,297
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 402 0.4% 536   497 -95 -19.1%
Mining 768 0.7% 822   349 419 120.1%
Utilities 152 0.1% 137   188 -36 -19.1%
Construction 14,579 13.1% 22,583   18,651 -4,072 -21.8%
Manufacturing 12,045 10.8% 13,053   15,119 -3,074 -20.3%
Wholesale Trade 5,174 4.6% 5,269   6,522 -1,348 -20.7%
Retail Trade 9,739 8.7% 10,350   16,225 -6,486 -40.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,403 3.9% 5,722   6,163 -1,760 -28.6%
Information 2,094 1.9% 2,144   2,605 -511 -19.6%
Finance and Insurance 3,744 3.4% 3,844   5,856 -2,112 -36.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,621 1.5% 1,767   2,193 -572 -26.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,708 6.9% 6,991   9,747 -2,039 -20.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 664 0.6% 766   728 -64 -8.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 17,342 15.6% 20,611   20,217 -2,875 -14.2%
Educational Services 2,203 2.0% 2,367   3,733 -1,530 -41.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,554 7.7% 8,619   11,954 -3,400 -28.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,626 1.5% 2,275   1,974 -348 -17.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,486 4.9% 6,193   7,705 -2,219 -28.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,997 2.7% 3,111   3,920 -923 -23.5%
Public Administration 2,518 2.3% 2,673   3,434 -916 -26.7%
Information Not Available 7,271 6.5% 7,735   9,517 -2,246 -23.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,874 25,542 32,354
Male 13,559 59.3% 15,995   18,888 -5,329 -28.2%
Female 9,276 40.6% 9,508   13,396 -4,120 -30.8%
Information Not Available 39 0.2% 39   70 -31 -44.3%
 
Ethnicity 22,874 25,542 32,354
Hispanic or Latino 1,165 5.1% 1,340   1,520 -355 -23.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,086 74.7% 19,115   24,407 -7,321 -30.0%
Information Not Available 4,623 20.2% 5,087   6,427 -1,804 -28.1%
 
Race 22,874 25,542 32,354
American Indian or Alaskan Native 143 0.6% 138   146 -3 -2.1%
Asian 145 0.6% 151   155 -10 -6.5%
Black or African American 4,000 17.5% 4,167   5,572 -1,572 -28.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1% 30   27 -5 -18.5%
White 17,167 75.1% 19,458   24,640 -7,473 -30.3%
Information Not Available 1,397 6.1% 1,598   1,814 -417 -23.0%
 
Years of Age 22,874 25,542 32,354
Younger than 22 267 0.7% 321   467 -200 -42.8%
22-24 843 2.2% 973   1,216 -373 -30.7%
25-34 5,043 13.1% 5,530   7,241 -2,198 -30.4%
35-44 5,599 14.5% 6,252   7,803 -2,204 -28.2%
45-54 5,985 15.5% 6,752   8,641 -2,656 -30.7%
55-59 2,721 7.1% 3,044   3,680 -959 -26.1%
60-64 1,541 4.0% 1,741   2,138 -597 -27.9%
65 and older 875 2.3% 929   1,168 -293 -25.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,874 25,542 32,354
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 86 0.4% 96   84 2 2.4%
Mining 74 0.3% 105   88 -14 -15.9%
Utilities 20 0.1% 18   42 -22 -52.4%
Construction 3,844 16.7% 5,218   6,290 -2,446 -38.9%
Manufacturing 4,217 18.4% 4,453   5,133 -916 -17.8%
Wholesale Trade 829 3.6% 905   1,046 -217 -20.7%
Retail Trade 1,661 7.2% 1,768   2,381 -720 -30.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 808 3.5% 1,056   1,154 -346 -30.0%
Information 371 1.6% 372   375 -4 -1.1%
Finance and Insurance 543 2.4% 523   884 -341 -38.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 297 1.3% 364   436 -139 -31.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,068 4.7% 935   1,298 -230 -17.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 118 0.5% 118   238 -120 -50.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,659 11.6% 2,893   3,760 -1,101 -29.3%
Educational Services 422 1.8% 416   622 -200 -32.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,856 8.1% 1,914   3,044 -1,188 -39.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 285 1.2% 299   341 -56 -16.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 797 3.5% 856   1,257 -460 -36.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 515 2.2% 565   696 -181 -26.0%
Public Administration 197 0.9% 246   244 -47 -19.3%
Information Not Available 2,207 9.6% 2,422   2,941 -734 -25.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,780 15,133 20,197
Male 8,682 58.7% 9,198   11,343 -2,661 -23.5%
Female 6,098 41.3% 5,935   8,854 -2,756 -31.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,780 15,133 20,197
Hispanic or Latino 1,188 8.0% 1,266   1,445 -257 -17.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,471 43.8% 6,452   9,978 -3,507 -35.1%
Information Not Available 7,121 48.2% 7,415   8,774 -1,653 -18.8%
 
Race 14,780 15,133 20,197
American Indian or Alaskan Native 231 1.6% 230   296 -65 -22.0%
Asian 215 1.5% 218   287 -72 -25.1%
Black or African American 2,674 18.1% 2,614   4,191 -1,517 -36.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 33 0.2% 29   43 -10 -23.3%
White 10,668 72.2% 11,006   14,251 -3,583 -25.1%
Information Not Available 959 6.5% 1,036   1,129 -170 -15.1%
 
Years of Age 14,780 15,133 20,197
Younger than 22 247 1.0% 254   297 -50 -16.8%
22-24 711 2.9% 694   915 -204 -22.3%
25-34 3,481 14.3% 3,624   4,824 -1,343 -27.8%
35-44 3,334 13.7% 3,347   4,420 -1,086 -24.6%
45-54 3,511 14.4% 3,635   4,943 -1,432 -29.0%
55-59 1,696 7.0% 1,735   2,371 -675 -28.5%
60-64 1,085 4.5% 1,141   1,512 -427 -28.2%
65 and older 715 2.9% 703   915 -200 -21.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,780 15,133 20,197
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 46 0.3% 55   50 -4 -8.0%
Mining 627 4.2% 738   172 455 264.5%
Utilities 25 0.2% 28   37 -12 -32.4%
Construction 1,975 13.3% 2,116   2,016 -41 -2.0%
Manufacturing 1,929 13.0% 2,131   4,288 -2,359 -55.0%
Wholesale Trade 679 4.6% 616   822 -143 -17.4%
Retail Trade 1,203 8.1% 1,332   1,666 -463 -27.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 675 4.6% 689   568 107 18.8%
Information 315 2.1% 298   317 -2 -0.6%
Finance and Insurance 397 2.7% 379   718 -321 -44.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 196 1.3% 181   241 -45 -18.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,012 6.8% 833   1,369 -357 -26.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.4% 52   59 -7 -11.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,870 12.6% 1,859   2,831 -961 -33.9%
Educational Services 272 1.8% 289   343 -71 -20.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,419 9.6% 1,407   2,092 -673 -32.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 104 0.7% 109   145 -41 -28.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 592 4.0% 628   814 -222 -27.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 330 2.2% 324   472 -142 -30.1%
Public Administration 305 2.1% 330   406 -101 -24.9%
Information Not Available 757 5.1% 739   771 -14 -1.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,357 25,418 26,519
Male 12,593 59.0% 16,005   15,064 -2,471 -16.4%
Female 8,764 41.0% 9,413   11,455 -2,691 -23.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,357 25,418 26,519
Hispanic or Latino 35 0.2% 26   148 -113 -76.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 606 2.8% 577   724 -118 -16.3%
Information Not Available 20,716 97.0% 24,815   25,647 -4,931 -19.2%
 
Race 21,357 25,418 26,519
American Indian or Alaskan Native 144 0.7% 143   184 -40 -21.7%
Asian 105 0.5% 65   81 24 29.6%
Black or African American 3,004 14.1% 3,526   3,704 -700 -18.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0% 4   0 9 0.0%
White 17,847 83.6% 21,406   22,275 -4,428 -19.9%
Information Not Available 248 1.2% 274   275 -27 -9.8%
 
Years of Age 21,357 25,418 26,519
Younger than 22 349 0.9% 347   332 17 5.1%
22-24 955 2.5% 1,063   1,047 -92 -8.8%
25-34 4,914 13.1% 5,704   5,606 -692 -12.3%
35-44 5,328 14.2% 6,476   6,613 -1,285 -19.4%
45-54 4,892 13.1% 6,068   6,199 -1,307 -21.1%
55-59 2,198 5.9% 2,672   3,408 -1,210 -35.5%
60-64 1,731 4.6% 2,000   2,135 -404 -18.9%
65 and older 981 2.6% 1,084   1,169 -188 -16.1%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 4   10 -1 -10.0%
 
Industry 21,357 25,418 26,519
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 61 0.3% 56   36 25 69.4%
Mining 1,147 5.4% 1,123   989 158 16.0%
Utilities 52 0.2% 30   36 16 44.4%
Construction 2,250 10.5% 3,153   2,796 -546 -19.5%
Manufacturing 4,055 18.9% 6,931   4,801 -746 -15.5%
Wholesale Trade 850 4.0% 907   1,074 -224 -20.9%
Retail Trade 1,766 8.2% 1,735   2,302 -536 -23.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 815 3.8% 820   953 -138 -14.5%
Information 358 1.7% 468   539 -181 -33.6%
Finance and Insurance 602 2.8% 573   805 -203 -25.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 187 0.9% 299   382 -195 -51.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,243 5.8% 967   1,227 16 1.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 61 0.3% 39   94 -33 -35.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,629 12.3% 2,811   3,025 -396 -13.1%
Educational Services 240 1.1% 278   499 -259 -51.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,522 7.1% 1,791   2,954 -1,432 -48.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 183 0.9% 269   355 -172 -48.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 885 4.1% 872   1,358 -473 -34.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 475 2.2% 529   548 -73 -13.3%
Public Administration 528 2.5% 382   378 150 39.7%
Information Not Available 1,448 6.8% 1,385   1,368 80 5.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,149 19,482 16,704
Male 11,325 56.2% 11,231   7,751 3,574 46.1%
Female 8,824 43.8% 8,251   8,953 -129 -1.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,149 19,482 16,704
Hispanic or Latino 842 4.2% 826   723 119 16.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,307 95.8% 18,656   15,976 3,331 20.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   5 -5 -100.0%
 
Race 20,149 19,482 16,704
American Indian or Alaskan Native 199 1.0% 220   168 31 18.5%
Asian 193 1.0% 175   164 29 17.7%
Black or African American 10,801 53.6% 10,364   9,395 1,406 15.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 40 0.2% 36   18 22 122.2%
White 8,916 44.3% 8,687   6,959 1,957 28.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Years of Age 20,149 19,482 16,704
Younger than 22 257 0.9% 254   216 41 19.0%
22-24 879 3.2% 857   724 155 21.4%
25-34 5,135 18.6% 5,009   4,262 873 20.5%
35-44 4,714 17.1% 4,516   3,714 1,000 26.9%
45-54 4,511 16.4% 4,409   3,823 688 18.0%
55-59 2,225 8.1% 2,140   1,844 381 20.7%
60-64 1,484 5.4% 1,415   1,240 244 19.7%
65 and older 944 3.4% 882   881 63 7.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,149 19,482 16,704
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 181 0.9% 230   150 31 20.7%
Mining 1,329 6.5% 1,335   253 1,076 425.3%
Utilities 52 0.3% 41   48 4 8.3%
Construction 3,189 15.7% 3,237   2,346 843 35.9%
Manufacturing 2,204 10.8% 2,099   1,402 802 57.2%
Wholesale Trade 733 3.6% 743   523 210 40.2%
Retail Trade 1,628 8.0% 1,582   1,686 -58 -3.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 775 3.8% 744   514 261 50.8%
Information 258 1.3% 259   276 -18 -6.5%
Finance and Insurance 456 2.2% 475   511 -55 -10.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 499 2.5% 485   359 140 39.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,167 5.7% 1,013   1,064 103 9.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 63 0.3% 63   49 14 28.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,975 9.7% 1,886   1,642 333 20.3%
Educational Services 330 1.6% 277   416 -86 -20.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,979 9.7% 2,001   2,411 -432 -17.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 324 1.6% 321   349 -25 -7.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,472 7.2% 1,280   1,429 43 3.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 545 2.7% 491   541 4 0.7%
Public Administration 314 1.5% 316   297 17 5.7%
Information Not Available 676 3.3% 604   438 238 54.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 59,615 70,567 71,822
Male 33,600 56.4% 43,818   40,366 -6,766 -16.8%
Female 26,014 43.6% 26,747   31,456 -5,442 -17.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 59,615 70,567 71,822
Hispanic or Latino 7,812 13.1% 8,826   9,206 -1,394 -15.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,040 80.6% 57,356   58,487 -10,447 -17.9%
Information Not Available 3,763 6.3% 4,385   4,129 -366 -8.9%
 
Race 59,615 70,567 71,822
American Indian or Alaskan Native 275 0.5% 334   362 -87 -24.0%
Asian 2,380 4.0% 2,370   2,676 -296 -11.1%
Black or African American 6,232 10.5% 6,353   7,292 -1,060 -14.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 155 0.3% 195   172 -17 -9.9%
White 42,573 71.4% 52,175   52,638 -10,065 -19.1%
Information Not Available 8,000 13.4% 9,140   8,682 -682 -7.9%
 
Years of Age 59,615 70,567 71,822
Younger than 22 924 0.9% 1,170   1,222 -298 -24.4%
22-24 2,550 2.6% 3,051   3,321 -771 -23.2%
25-34 13,755 14.1% 16,344   16,469 -2,714 -16.5%
35-44 12,440 12.8% 14,936   15,053 -2,613 -17.4%
45-54 14,389 14.8% 17,062   17,750 -3,361 -18.9%
55-59 6,859 7.1% 7,921   7,983 -1,124 -14.1%
60-64 4,904 5.0% 5,648   5,685 -781 -13.7%
65 and older 3,794 3.9% 4,435   4,339 -545 -12.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 59,615 70,567 71,822
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 350 0.6% 600   434 -84 -19.4%
Mining 44 0.1% 110   53 -9 -17.0%
Utilities 105 0.2% 132   119 -14 -11.8%
Construction 7,199 12.0% 11,909   8,736 -1,537 -17.6%
Manufacturing 5,396 9.0% 5,767   6,542 -1,146 -17.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,581 4.3% 2,742   3,199 -618 -19.3%
Retail Trade 5,289 8.8% 5,939   6,776 -1,487 -21.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,506 2.5% 1,917   1,762 -256 -14.5%
Information 1,557 2.6% 1,500   1,696 -139 -8.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,090 3.5% 2,131   2,783 -693 -24.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,192 2.0% 1,463   1,422 -230 -16.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,420 9.0% 5,601   6,366 -946 -14.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 275 0.5% 287   248 27 10.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,075 11.8% 9,314   8,080 -1,005 -12.4%
Educational Services 1,167 1.9% 1,147   1,498 -331 -22.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,267 10.5% 6,622   7,841 -1,574 -20.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 915 1.5% 1,725   1,053 -138 -13.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,034 8.4% 5,090   6,170 -1,136 -18.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,466 5.8% 3,731   3,854 -388 -10.1%
Public Administration 892 1.5% 1,076   1,369 -477 -34.8%
Information Not Available 1,795 3.0% 1,764   1,821 -26 -1.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 38,093 41,552 49,040
Male 16,115 42.3% 17,683   22,859 -6,744 -29.5%
Female 13,616 35.7% 13,791   19,868 -6,252 -31.5%
Information Not Available 8,362 22.0% 10,078   6,313 2,049 32.5%
 
Ethnicity 38,093 41,552 49,040
Hispanic or Latino 1,668 4.4% 1,845   2,258 -590 -26.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,397 71.9% 28,950   39,625 -12,228 -30.9%
Information Not Available 9,028 23.7% 10,757   7,157 1,871 26.1%
 
Race 38,093 41,552 49,040
American Indian or Alaskan Native 116 0.3% 121   154 -38 -24.7%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 13,383 35.1% 13,818   18,995 -5,612 -29.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 50 0.1% 52   85 -35 -41.2%
White 13,848 36.4% 14,959   20,391 -6,543 -32.1%
Information Not Available 10,696 28.1% 12,602   9,415 1,281 13.6%
 
Years of Age 38,093 41,552 49,040
Younger than 22 552 1.1% 560   707 -155 -21.9%
22-24 1,459 2.9% 1,546   2,136 -677 -31.7%
25-34 7,464 15.0% 7,848   10,271 -2,807 -27.3%
35-44 6,169 12.4% 6,424   8,946 -2,777 -31.0%
45-54 6,886 13.9% 7,405   10,274 -3,388 -33.0%
55-59 3,211 6.5% 3,381   4,693 -1,482 -31.6%
60-64 2,316 4.7% 2,436   3,176 -860 -27.1%
65 and older 1,674 3.4% 1,874   2,524 -850 -33.7%
Information Not Available 8,362 16.9% 10,078   6,313 2,049 32.5%
 
Industry 38,093 41,552 49,040
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 46 0.1% 57   96 -50 -52.1%
Mining 57 0.1% 64   34 23 67.6%
Utilities 18 0.0% 19   43 -25 -58.1%
Construction 3,902 10.2% 4,420   4,763 -861 -18.1%
Manufacturing 318 0.8% 415   501 -183 -36.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,189 3.1% 1,246   1,713 -524 -30.6%
Retail Trade 1,251 3.3% 1,358   1,892 -641 -33.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 623 1.6% 726   951 -328 -34.5%
Information 507 1.3% 555   790 -283 -35.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,002 2.6% 968   1,548 -546 -35.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 654 1.7% 713   900 -246 -27.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,123 8.2% 3,073   4,516 -1,393 -30.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 91 0.2% 102   217 -126 -58.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,232 11.1% 4,543   5,822 -1,590 -27.3%
Educational Services 862 2.3% 835   1,330 -468 -35.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,857 7.5% 2,902   4,249 -1,392 -32.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 352 0.9% 430   485 -133 -27.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,407 6.3% 2,441   3,388 -981 -29.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 872 2.3% 905   1,262 -390 -30.9%
Public Administration 664 1.7% 743   672 -8 -1.2%
Information Not Available 13,066 34.3% 15,037   13,868 -802 -5.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,246 10,470 9,833
Male 4,498 62.1% 7,039   6,048 -1,550 -25.6%
Female 2,748 37.9% 3,431   3,785 -1,037 -27.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,246 10,470 9,833
Hispanic or Latino 96 1.3% 152   95 1 1.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,049 83.5% 8,148   6,927 -878 -12.7%
Information Not Available 1,101 15.2% 2,170   2,811 -1,710 -60.8%
 
Race 7,246 10,470 9,833
American Indian or Alaskan Native 74 1.0% 117   77 -3 -3.9%
Asian 61 0.8% 78   74 -13 -17.6%
Black or African American 121 1.7% 166   142 -21 -14.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 6,222 85.9% 8,413   7,159 -937 -13.1%
Information Not Available 768 10.6% 1,696   2,381 -1,613 -67.7%
 
Years of Age 7,246 10,470 9,833
Younger than 22 184 1.4% 261   260 -76 -29.2%
22-24 334 2.6% 552   479 -145 -30.3%
25-34 1,536 12.0% 2,325   2,146 -610 -28.4%
35-44 1,412 11.0% 2,039   1,985 -573 -28.9%
45-54 1,726 13.5% 2,461   2,394 -668 -27.9%
55-59 930 7.3% 1,269   1,163 -233 -20.0%
60-64 671 5.2% 881   838 -167 -19.9%
65 and older 453 3.5% 682   568 -115 -20.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,246 10,470 9,833
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 566 7.2% 607   736 -170 -23.1%
Mining 7 0.1% 13   5 2 40.0%
Utilities 8 0.1% 10   16 -8 -50.0%
Construction 633 8.1% 1,810   1,022 -389 -38.1%
Manufacturing 857 11.0% 995   1,052 -195 -18.5%
Wholesale Trade 190 2.4% 284   260 -70 -26.9%
Retail Trade 657 8.4% 880   859 -202 -23.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 265 3.4% 348   364 -99 -27.2%
Information 44 0.6% 44   80 -36 -45.0%
Finance and Insurance 132 1.7% 124   127 5 3.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 62 0.8% 83   80 -18 -22.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 244 3.1% 237   258 -14 -5.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.1% 11   13 -3 -23.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 447 5.7% 787   583 -136 -23.3%
Educational Services 96 1.2% 85   119 -23 -19.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 524 6.7% 461   680 -156 -22.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 185 2.4% 215   220 -35 -15.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 443 5.7% 791   642 -199 -31.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 113 1.4% 148   177 -64 -36.2%
Public Administration 73 0.9% 122   109 -36 -33.0%
Information Not Available 1,690 21.6% 2,415   2,431 -741 -30.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 55,745 78,253 79,017
Male 31,362 56.3% 50,107   45,609 -14,247 -31.2%
Female 22,977 41.2% 26,513   31,528 -8,551 -27.1%
Information Not Available 1,406 2.5% 1,633   1,880 -474 -25.2%
 
Ethnicity 55,745 78,253 79,017
Hispanic or Latino 2,098 3.8% 4,175   2,822 -724 -25.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 42,713 76.6% 59,476   60,487 -17,774 -29.4%
Information Not Available 10,934 19.6% 14,602   15,708 -4,774 -30.4%
 
Race 55,745 78,253 79,017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 550 1.0% 832   825 -275 -33.3%
Asian 718 1.3% 790   817 -99 -12.1%
Black or African American 10,047 18.0% 11,550   13,757 -3,710 -27.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 60 0.1% 73   56 4 7.1%
White 32,274 57.9% 47,762   45,874 -13,600 -29.6%
Information Not Available 12,096 21.7% 17,246   17,688 -5,592 -31.6%
 
Years of Age 55,745 78,253 79,017
Younger than 22 1,228 1.5% 1,849   2,012 -784 -39.0%
22-24 3,098 3.7% 4,338   4,489 -1,391 -31.0%
25-34 13,055 15.5% 17,914   18,316 -5,261 -28.7%
35-44 12,544 14.9% 17,842   18,675 -6,131 -32.8%
45-54 13,976 16.6% 19,675   20,097 -6,121 -30.5%
55-59 6,159 7.3% 8,934   8,367 -2,208 -26.4%
60-64 3,826 4.5% 5,174   4,763 -937 -19.7%
65 and older 1,859 2.2% 2,527   2,298 -439 -19.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 55,745 78,253 79,017
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 489 0.9% 980   615 -126 -20.5%
Mining 392 0.7% 685   204 188 92.2%
Utilities 73 0.1% 84   69 4 5.8%
Construction 6,831 12.1% 15,052   8,842 -2,011 -22.7%
Manufacturing 8,395 14.9% 10,372   11,063 -2,668 -24.1%
Wholesale Trade 2,160 3.8% 3,309   8,318 -6,158 -74.0%
Retail Trade 3,679 6.5% 4,477   5,080 -1,401 -27.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,401 2.5% 2,412   1,916 -515 -26.9%
Information 804 1.4% 922   846 -42 -5.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,322 2.4% 1,294   2,452 -1,130 -46.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 795 1.4% 1,013   950 -155 -16.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,963 7.0% 4,132   4,862 -899 -18.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,439 2.6% 1,778   1,871 -432 -23.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,243 12.9% 10,752   9,814 -2,571 -26.2%
Educational Services 1,000 1.8% 1,019   1,171 -171 -14.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,972 8.8% 5,560   7,026 -2,054 -29.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 810 1.4% 1,552   908 -98 -10.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,858 5.1% 3,696   3,838 -980 -25.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,549 2.8% 1,959   1,677 -128 -7.6%
Public Administration 830 1.5% 1,126   954 -124 -13.0%
Information Not Available 4,740 8.4% 6,079   6,541 -1,801 -27.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,020 43,210 40,374
Male 20,847 61.3% 29,666   24,354 -3,507 -14.4%
Female 13,171 38.7% 13,537   16,005 -2,834 -17.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 7   15 -13 -86.7%
 
Ethnicity 34,020 43,210 40,374
Hispanic or Latino 1,298 3.8% 1,736   1,434 -136 -9.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,833 84.8% 36,678   34,625 -5,792 -16.7%
Information Not Available 3,889 11.4% 4,796   4,315 -426 -9.9%
 
Race 34,020 43,210 40,374
American Indian or Alaskan Native 548 1.6% 637   580 -32 -5.5%
Asian 890 2.6% 880   1,020 -130 -12.7%
Black or African American 2,990 8.8% 3,044   3,390 -400 -11.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 68 0.2% 65   69 -1 -1.4%
White 26,488 77.9% 35,043   32,100 -5,612 -17.5%
Information Not Available 3,036 8.9% 3,541   3,215 -179 -5.6%
 
Years of Age 34,020 43,210 40,374
Younger than 22 467 0.8% 683   532 -65 -12.2%
22-24 1,374 2.4% 1,984   1,706 -332 -19.5%
25-34 7,955 13.8% 10,302   9,526 -1,571 -16.5%
35-44 7,139 12.4% 8,979   8,570 -1,431 -16.7%
45-54 8,208 14.3% 10,291   10,038 -1,830 -18.2%
55-59 4,274 7.4% 5,376   4,924 -650 -13.2%
60-64 2,980 5.2% 3,579   3,291 -311 -9.5%
65 and older 1,609 2.8% 1,997   1,769 -160 -9.0%
Information Not Available 14 0.0% 19   18 -4 -22.2%
 
Industry 34,020 43,210 40,374
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 482 1.4% 704   545 -63 -11.6%
Mining 283 0.8% 357   184 99 53.8%
Utilities 186 0.5% 113   196 -10 -5.1%
Construction 5,867 17.0% 12,077   7,743 -1,876 -24.2%
Manufacturing 4,952 14.4% 5,671   4,753 199 4.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,602 4.6% 1,667   1,675 -73 -4.4%
Retail Trade 2,457 7.1% 2,663   2,839 -382 -13.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,045 3.0% 1,399   1,285 -240 -18.7%
Information 609 1.8% 623   757 -148 -19.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,031 3.0% 1,019   1,486 -455 -30.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 550 1.6% 596   831 -281 -33.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,238 6.5% 2,247   2,736 -498 -18.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 617 1.8% 667   756 -139 -18.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,324 9.6% 3,973   4,150 -826 -19.9%
Educational Services 732 2.1% 747   907 -175 -19.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,736 7.9% 2,837   3,650 -914 -25.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 465 1.3% 604   587 -122 -20.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,816 5.3% 1,848   2,058 -242 -11.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,166 3.4% 1,148   1,192 -26 -2.2%
Public Administration 507 1.5% 682   572 -65 -11.4%
Information Not Available 1,355 3.9% 1,568   1,472 -117 -7.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,728 30,021 35,211
Male 14,570 52.5% 16,734   18,055 -3,485 -19.3%
Female 13,113 47.3% 13,231   17,123 -4,010 -23.4%
Information Not Available 45 0.2% 56   33 12 36.4%
 
Ethnicity 27,728 30,021 35,211
Hispanic or Latino 1,030 3.7% 1,135   1,000 30 3.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,333 76.9% 22,706   29,397 -8,064 -27.4%
Information Not Available 5,365 19.3% 6,180   4,814 551 11.4%
 
Race 27,728 30,021 35,211
American Indian or Alaskan Native 177 0.6% 203   176 1 0.6%
Asian 180 0.6% 200   201 -21 -10.4%
Black or African American 5,796 20.9% 6,129   4,441 1,355 30.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 985 3.6% 969   380 605 159.2%
White 18,521 66.8% 20,220   17,680 841 4.8%
Information Not Available 2,069 7.5% 2,300   12,333 -10,264 -83.2%
 
Years of Age 27,728 30,021 35,211
Younger than 22 402 0.9% 416   693 -291 -42.0%
22-24 1,144 2.6% 1,283   1,825 -681 -37.3%
25-34 6,467 14.7% 7,034   8,184 -1,717 -21.0%
35-44 6,180 14.0% 6,816   8,016 -1,836 -22.9%
45-54 6,881 15.6% 7,477   8,859 -1,978 -22.3%
55-59 3,259 7.4% 3,515   3,792 -533 -14.1%
60-64 2,128 4.8% 2,133   2,395 -267 -11.1%
65 and older 1,267 2.9% 1,347   1,446 -179 -12.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 27,728 30,021 35,211
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 106 0.4% 183   154 -48 -31.2%
Mining 165 0.6% 174   201 -36 -17.9%
Utilities 33 0.1% 49   43 -10 -23.3%
Construction 3,483 12.5% 4,431   4,120 -637 -15.5%
Manufacturing 3,156 11.3% 3,553   3,750 -594 -15.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,273 4.6% 1,343   1,395 -122 -8.7%
Retail Trade 2,765 9.9% 2,923   3,710 -945 -25.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 877 3.2% 1,020   1,056 -179 -17.0%
Information 603 2.2% 681   739 -136 -18.4%
Finance and Insurance 948 3.4% 900   1,715 -767 -44.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 437 1.6% 544   582 -145 -24.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,513 5.4% 1,289   1,903 -390 -20.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 229 0.8% 211   186 43 23.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,607 13.0% 3,862   4,538 -931 -20.5%
Educational Services 581 2.1% 578   687 -106 -15.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,201 11.5% 3,306   4,415 -1,214 -27.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 340 1.2% 452   440 -100 -22.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,146 7.7% 2,253   2,821 -675 -23.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 804 2.9% 739   1,027 -223 -21.7%
Public Administration 313 1.1% 350   419 -106 -25.3%
Information Not Available 1,148 4.1% 1,180   1,310 -162 -12.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
May 2015 Percent Apr 2015     May 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,947 12,740 19,801