Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

October 2015

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
October 2015
Oct 2015 Sep 2015 Monthly Change Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,838,846 1,921,380 -82,534 2,066,699 -227,853 -11.0
Alaska 7,329 6,102 1,227 7,939 -610 -7.7
Alabama 20,646 21,335 -689 24,034 -3,388 -14.1
Arkansas 18,173 18,931 -758 19,623 -1,450 -7.4
Arizona 30,637 34,517 -3,880 33,583 -2,946 -8.8
California 328,119 337,712 -9,593 384,158 -56,039 -14.6
Colorado 24,954 25,136 -182 24,895 59 0.2
Connecticut 32,431 33,057 -626 38,064 -5,633 -14.8
District of Columbia 8,343 8,477 -134 9,710 -1,367 -14.1
Delaware 5,365 5,381 -16 6,157 -792 -12.9
Florida 58,174 66,374 -8,200 81,595 -23,421 -28.7
Georgia 35,144 36,163 -1,019 41,166 -6,022 -14.6
Hawaii 6,415 7,176 -761 8,704 -2,289 -26.3
Iowa 16,188 16,767 -579 17,099 -911 -5.3
Idaho 5,711 5,645 66 6,965 -1,254 -18.0
Illinois 98,953 107,367 -8,414 107,831 -8,878 -8.2
Indiana 19,948 20,865 -917 23,889 -3,941 -16.5
Kansas 11,733 11,364 369 13,628 -1,895 -13.9
Kentucky 18,431 20,011 -1,580 21,143 -2,712 -12.8
Louisiana 20,220 20,920 -700 17,145 3,075 17.9
Massachusetts 47,423 48,873 -1,450 60,300 -12,877 -21.4
Maryland 35,038 35,468 -430 44,335 -9,297 -21.0
Maine 3,949 4,174 -225 5,512 -1,563 -28.4
Michigan 49,199 48,982 217 64,812 -15,613 -24.1
Minnesota 28,572 29,227 -655 29,356 -784 -2.7
Missouri 24,581 26,412 -1,831 30,605 -6,024 -19.7
Mississippi 12,072 13,099 -1,027 15,630 -3,558 -22.8
Montana 4,924 3,794 1,130 4,713 211 4.5
North Carolina 25,661 28,107 -2,446 40,998 -15,337 -37.4
North Dakota 2,347 2,694 -347 1,424 923 64.8
Nebraska 4,498 4,724 -226 5,719 -1,221 -21.3
New Hampshire 3,823 3,956 -133 5,010 -1,187 -23.7
New Jersey 87,885 93,191 -5,306 102,770 -14,885 -14.5
New Mexico 10,696 11,492 -796 11,759 -1,063 -9.0
Nevada 23,568 25,623 -2,055 25,985 -2,417 -9.3
New York 136,453 144,376 -7,923 158,195 -21,742 -13.7
Ohio 46,986 49,352 -2,366 51,039 -4,053 -7.9
Oklahoma 21,022 21,245 -223 15,488 5,534 35.7
Oregon 27,993 26,829 1,164 31,932 -3,939 -12.3
Pennsylvania 113,589 121,043 -7,454 119,896 -6,307 -5.3
Puerto Rico 25,325 26,543 -1,218 27,290 -1,965 -7.2
Rhode Island 6,954 7,209 -255 8,112 -1,158 -14.3
South Carolina 20,978 20,112 866 21,733 -755 -3.5
South Dakota 1,013 1,038 -25 1,131 -118 -10.4
Tennessee 22,538 23,318 -780 26,733 -4,195 -15.7
Texas 151,813 162,158 -10,345 120,016 31,797 26.5
Utah 9,054 9,025 29 9,744 -690 -7.1
Virginia 30,473 31,467 -994 37,186 -6,713 -18.1
Virgin Islands 475 477 -2 452 23 5.1
Vermont 2,724 2,738 -14 3,253 -529 -16.3
Washington 44,118 42,948 1,170 46,682 -2,564 -5.5
Wisconsin 30,147 32,591 -2,444 38,012 -7,865 -20.7
West Virginia 12,944 12,689 255 11,579 1,365 11.8
Wyoming 3,097 3,106 -9 1,970 1,127 57.2
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,838,846   1,921,380   2,066,699 -227,853 -11.0
Male 996,152 54.2% 1,031,254   1,082,946 -86,794 -8.0%
Female 829,069 45.1% 875,246   968,051 -138,982 -14.4%
Information Not Available 13,625 0.7% 14,880   15,702 -2,077 -13.2%
 
Ethnicity 1,838,846   1,921,380   2,066,699    
Hispanic or Latino 340,517 18.5% 357,807   366,692 -26,175 -7.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,259,208 84.0% 1,313,614   1,402,527 -143,319 -10.2%
Information Not Available 239,122 11.5% 249,959   297,480 -58,358 -19.6%
 
Race 1,838,846   1,921,380   2,066,699
American Indian or Alaskan Native 22,502 1.2% 24,093   24,752 -2,250 -9.1%
Asian 66,180 3.6% 67,043   71,753 -5,573 -7.8%
Black or African American 349,545 19.0% 369,657   396,016 -46,471 -11.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9,457 0.5% 10,065   23,957 -14,500 -60.5%
White 940,489 51.0% 983,865   1,044,343 -103,854 -9.9%
Information Not Available 454,667 24.7% 470,487   520,487 -65,820 -12.6%
 
Years of Age 1,838,846   1,921,380   2,066,699
Younger than 22 37,047 2.0% 36,765   45,263 -8,216 -18.2%
22-24 90,045 4.9% 90,594   107,659 -17,614 -16.4%
25-34 435,844 23.7% 453,843   493,707 -57,863 -11.7%
35-44 402,719 21.9% 418,486   450,512 -47,793 -10.6%
45-54 424,667 23.1% 449,347   489,522 -64,855 -13.2%
55-59 199,002 10.8% 209,304   217,180 -18,178 -8.4%
60-64 136,761 7.4% 144,350   147,147 -10,386 -7.1%
65 and older 96,402 5.2% 100,853   97,300 -898 -0.9%
Information Not Available 16,359 0.9% 17,838   18,409 -2,050 -11.1%
 
Industry 1,838,846   1,921,380   2,066,699
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 48,646 2.6% 48,896   55,750 -7,104 -12.7%
Mining 34,039 1.9% 36,363   10,692 23,347 218.4%
Utilities 3,461 0.2% 4,365   4,157 -696 -16.7%
Construction 159,287 8.7% 168,699   176,524 -17,237 -9.8%
Manufacturing 204,594 11.1% 207,004   199,797 4,797 2.4%
Wholesale Trade 69,470 3.8% 69,794   70,394 -924 -1.3%
Retail Trade 147,990 8.0% 153,903   174,516 -26,526 -15.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 57,933 3.2% 69,023   61,195 -3,262 -5.3%
Information 55,796 3.0% 60,742   65,938 -10,142 -15.4%
Finance and Insurance 55,933 3.0% 56,019   66,756 -10,823 -16.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 27,166 1.5% 27,922   29,949 -2,783 -9.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 107,094 5.8% 113,026   113,028 -5,934 -5.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,395 0.6% 11,928   14,668 -3,273 -22.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 238,590 13.0% 251,050   272,035 -33,445 -12.3%
Educational Services 59,170 3.2% 72,590   70,666 -11,496 -16.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 167,467 9.1% 174,157   201,000 -33,533 -16.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 28,146 1.5% 27,683   34,179 -6,033 -17.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 101,058 5.5% 99,924   124,881 -23,823 -19.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 50,093 2.7% 50,841   53,718 -3,625 -6.7%
Public Administration 34,875 1.9% 35,231   39,004 -4,129 -10.6%
Information Not Available 176,643 9.6% 182,220   227,852 -51,209 -22.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,329 6,102 7,939 -610 -7.7
Male 4,279 58.4% 3,354   4,379 -100 -2.3%
Female 3,027 41.3% 2,740   3,560 -533 -15.0%
Information Not Available 23 0.3% 8   0 23 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,329   6,102   7,939    
Hispanic or Latino 10 0.1% 18   405 -395 -97.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,970 95.1% 5,809   7,457 -487 -6.5%
Information Not Available 349 4.8% 275   77 272 353.2%
 
Race 7,329 6,102 7,939
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,082 28.4% 1,947   2,287 -205 -9.0%
Asian 517 7.1% 252   669 -152 -22.7%
Black or African American 375 5.1% 362   397 -22 -5.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 126 1.7% 120   160 -34 -21.3%
White 3,872 52.8% 3,130   4,073 -201 -4.9%
Information Not Available 357 4.9% 291   353 4 1.1%
 
Years of Age 7,329 6,102 7,939
Younger than 22 114 1.1% 134   147 -33 -22.4%
22-24 302 2.8% 333   446 -144 -32.3%
25-34 2,011 18.9% 1,848   2,191 -180 -8.2%
35-44 1,600 15.0% 1,326   1,668 -68 -4.1%
45-54 1,644 15.4% 1,304   1,823 -179 -9.8%
55-59 841 7.9% 597   846 -5 -0.6%
60-64 555 5.2% 364   528 27 5.1%
65 and older 262 2.5% 196   290 -28 -9.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,329 6,102 7,939
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 34 0.5% 20   75 -41 -54.7%
Mining 423 5.7% 334   209 214 102.4%
Utilities 29 0.4% 29   20 9 45.0%
Construction 1,318 17.9% 925   1,189 129 10.8%
Manufacturing 697 9.5% 326   861 -164 -19.0%
Wholesale Trade 101 1.4% 114   122 -21 -17.2%
Retail Trade 580 7.9% 593   711 -131 -18.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 372 5.1% 233   434 -62 -14.3%
Information 79 1.1% 70   56 23 41.1%
Finance and Insurance 115 1.6% 146   132 -17 -12.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 126 1.7% 128   145 -19 -13.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 273 3.7% 237   208 65 31.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14 0.2% 18   24 -10 -41.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 416 5.6% 373   513 -97 -18.9%
Educational Services 246 3.3% 230   219 27 12.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 546 7.4% 646   814 -268 -32.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 98 1.3% 64   105 -7 -6.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 595 8.1% 520   712 -117 -16.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 212 2.9% 257   251 -39 -15.5%
Public Administration 808 11.0% 606   873 -65 -7.4%
Information Not Available 247 3.4% 233   266 -19 -7.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,646 21,335 24,034
Male 10,733 52.0% 11,123   11,641 -908 -7.8%
Female 9,891 47.9% 10,196   12,375 -2,484 -20.1%
Information Not Available 22 0.1% 16   18 4 22.2%
 
Ethnicity 20,646 21,335 24,034
Hispanic or Latino 234 1.1% 222   264 -30 -11.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,716 71.3% 15,187   17,556 -2,840 -16.2%
Information Not Available 5,696 27.6% 5,926   6,214 -518 -8.3%
 
Race 20,646 21,335 24,034
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,025 5.0% 1,186   1,007 18 1.8%
Asian 494 2.4% 516   476 18 3.8%
Black or African American 8,482 41.1% 8,683   9,966 -1,484 -14.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1% 21   36 -11 -30.6%
White 9,669 46.8% 9,970   11,327 -1,658 -14.6%
Information Not Available 951 4.6% 959   1,222 -271 -22.2%
 
Years of Age 20,646 21,335 24,034
Younger than 22 518 1.8% 580   744 -226 -30.4%
22-24 1,254 4.3% 1,234   1,459 -205 -14.1%
25-34 5,401 18.6% 5,616   6,575 -1,174 -17.9%
35-44 4,841 16.7% 5,079   5,517 -676 -12.3%
45-54 4,502 15.5% 4,631   5,300 -798 -15.1%
55-59 1,928 6.6% 1,907   2,089 -161 -7.7%
60-64 1,246 4.3% 1,278   1,371 -125 -9.1%
65 and older 946 3.3% 996   969 -23 -2.4%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 14   10 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,646 21,335 24,034
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 193 0.9% 201   253 -60 -23.7%
Mining 243 1.2% 311   96 147 153.1%
Utilities 41 0.2% 18   38 3 7.9%
Construction 1,680 8.1% 1,809   1,902 -222 -11.7%
Manufacturing 3,514 16.9% 3,692   4,075 -561 -13.8%
Wholesale Trade 797 3.8% 855   859 -62 -7.2%
Retail Trade 2,379 11.4% 2,410   2,674 -295 -11.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 603 2.9% 581   619 -16 -2.6%
Information 261 1.3% 272   377 -116 -30.8%
Finance and Insurance 614 2.9% 618   787 -173 -22.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 284 1.4% 273   347 -63 -18.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,112 5.3% 1,160   1,287 -175 -13.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 59 0.3% 57   70 -11 -15.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,964 14.2% 2,969   3,413 -449 -13.2%
Educational Services 560 2.7% 586   682 -122 -17.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,791 8.6% 1,762   2,306 -515 -22.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 125 0.6% 122   164 -39 -23.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,425 6.8% 1,415   1,840 -415 -22.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 503 2.4% 557   624 -121 -19.4%
Public Administration 291 1.4% 310   410 -119 -29.0%
Information Not Available 1,207 5.8% 1,357   1,211 -4 -0.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,173 18,931 19,623
Male 9,268 51.0% 9,545   9,446 -178 -1.9%
Female 7,775 42.8% 8,303   9,254 -1,479 -16.0%
Information Not Available 1,130 6.2% 1,083   923 207 22.4%
 
Ethnicity 18,173 18,931 19,623
Hispanic or Latino 223 1.2% 263   755 -532 -70.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,820 92.6% 17,585   17,945 -1,125 -6.3%
Information Not Available 1,130 6.2% 1,083   923 207 22.4%
 
Race 18,173 18,931 19,623
American Indian or Alaskan Native 168 0.9% 184   237 -69 -29.1%
Asian 22 0.1% 20   169 -147 -87.0%
Black or African American 5,169 28.4% 5,464   5,602 -433 -7.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 596 3.3% 620   154 442 287.0%
White 10,865 59.8% 11,297   11,783 -918 -7.8%
Information Not Available 1,353 7.4% 1,346   1,678 -325 -19.4%
 
Years of Age 18,173 18,931 19,623
Younger than 22 471 1.7% 484   548 -77 -14.1%
22-24 901 3.2% 957   1,090 -189 -17.3%
25-34 4,226 15.2% 4,467   4,516 -290 -6.4%
35-44 3,903 14.0% 4,188   4,478 -575 -12.8%
45-54 4,011 14.4% 4,153   4,359 -348 -8.0%
55-59 1,670 6.0% 1,719   1,720 -50 -2.9%
60-64 1,148 4.1% 1,148   1,169 -21 -1.8%
65 and older 713 2.6% 732   820 -107 -13.0%
Information Not Available 1,130 4.1% 1,083   923 207 22.4%
 
Industry 18,173 18,931 19,623
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 201 1.1% 166   265 -64 -24.2%
Mining 388 2.1% 408   171 217 126.9%
Utilities 43 0.2% 45   50 -7 -14.0%
Construction 1,271 6.9% 1,402   1,395 -124 -8.9%
Manufacturing 3,268 17.8% 3,232   2,935 333 11.3%
Wholesale Trade 843 4.6% 951   857 -14 -1.6%
Retail Trade 1,578 8.6% 1,636   1,885 -307 -16.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 635 3.5% 642   626 9 1.4%
Information 239 1.3% 262   229 10 4.4%
Finance and Insurance 306 1.7% 290   376 -70 -18.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 279 1.5% 279   271 8 3.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 665 3.6% 739   698 -33 -4.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.3% 50   54 -7 -13.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,836 10.0% 1,915   2,128 -292 -13.7%
Educational Services 387 2.1% 451   471 -84 -17.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,998 10.9% 2,193   2,740 -742 -27.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 159 0.9% 123   150 9 6.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 964 5.2% 957   1,132 -168 -14.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 395 2.1% 428   433 -38 -8.8%
Public Administration 350 1.9% 351   376 -26 -6.9%
Information Not Available 2,321 12.6% 2,411   2,381 -60 -2.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,637 34,517 33,583
Male 16,459 53.7% 19,028   18,411 -1,952 -10.6%
Female 14,160 46.2% 15,475   15,157 -997 -6.6%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 14   15 3 20.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,637 34,517 33,583
Hispanic or Latino 11,072 36.1% 13,695   12,094 -1,022 -8.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,907 45.4% 14,422   15,124 -1,217 -8.0%
Information Not Available 5,658 18.5% 6,400   6,365 -707 -11.1%
 
Race 30,637 34,517 33,583
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,822 5.9% 1,978   1,905 -83 -4.4%
Asian 1,528 5.0% 2,061   1,692 -164 -9.7%
Black or African American 2,315 7.6% 2,447   2,401 -86 -3.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 318 1.0% 348   428 -110 -25.7%
White 18,105 59.1% 20,285   18,512 -407 -2.2%
Information Not Available 6,549 21.4% 7,398   8,645 -2,096 -24.2%
 
Years of Age 30,637 34,517 33,583
Younger than 22 630 1.4% 752   816 -186 -22.8%
22-24 1,461 3.2% 1,807   1,781 -320 -18.0%
25-34 6,995 15.1% 7,615   7,821 -826 -10.6%
35-44 6,578 14.2% 7,153   7,185 -607 -8.4%
45-54 7,509 16.2% 8,455   8,244 -735 -8.9%
55-59 3,519 7.6% 4,067   3,813 -294 -7.7%
60-64 2,375 5.1% 2,798   2,437 -62 -2.5%
65 and older 1,570 3.4% 1,870   1,486 84 5.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 30,637 34,517 33,583
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,886 8.6% 4,784   2,794 92 3.3%
Mining 209 0.6% 233   97 112 115.5%
Utilities 70 0.2% 72   66 4 6.1%
Construction 2,146 6.4% 2,316   3,308 -1,162 -35.1%
Manufacturing 1,625 4.8% 1,739   1,879 -254 -13.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,275 3.8% 1,376   1,339 -64 -4.8%
Retail Trade 2,392 7.1% 2,435   2,465 -73 -3.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 717 2.1% 801   735 -18 -2.4%
Information 461 1.4% 464   431 30 7.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,094 3.3% 1,127   1,350 -256 -19.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 571 1.7% 604   619 -48 -7.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,475 4.4% 1,542   1,715 -240 -14.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 124 0.4% 119   107 17 15.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,864 11.5% 4,096   4,389 -525 -12.0%
Educational Services 959 2.9% 1,003   1,006 -47 -4.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,495 7.4% 2,574   2,639 -144 -5.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 336 1.0% 381   374 -38 -10.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,587 4.7% 1,619   1,783 -196 -11.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 658 2.0% 684   717 -59 -8.2%
Public Administration 764 2.3% 726   768 -4 -0.5%
Information Not Available 4,929 14.7% 5,822   5,002 -73 -1.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 328,119 337,712 384,158
Male 174,293 53.1% 181,941   210,297 -36,004 -17.1%
Female 153,641 46.8% 155,388   173,383 -19,742 -11.4%
Information Not Available 185 0.1% 383   478 -293 -61.3%
 
Ethnicity 328,119 337,712 384,158
Hispanic or Latino 125,858 38.4% 126,630   141,633 -15,775 -11.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 171,885 52.4% 180,407   204,750 -32,865 -16.1%
Information Not Available 30,376 9.3% 30,675   37,775 -7,399 -19.6%
 
Race 328,119 337,712 384,158
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,315 0.7% 2,876   2,965 -650 -21.9%
Asian 34,081 10.4% 32,880   36,436 -2,355 -6.5%
Black or African American 27,876 8.5% 29,908   33,376 -5,500 -16.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 107,613 32.8% 114,743   131,974 -24,361 -18.5%
Information Not Available 156,234 47.6% 157,305   179,407 -23,173 -12.9%
 
Years of Age 328,119 337,712 384,158
Younger than 22 7,687 1.9% 7,860   8,894 -1,207 -13.6%
22-24 18,337 4.5% 16,967   20,848 -2,511 -12.0%
25-34 78,998 19.3% 84,835   91,425 -12,427 -13.6%
35-44 70,291 17.1% 69,594   80,045 -9,754 -12.2%
45-54 72,884 17.8% 77,454   95,250 -22,366 -23.5%
55-59 35,562 8.7% 36,235   40,453 -4,891 -12.1%
60-64 25,375 6.2% 26,074   28,116 -2,741 -9.7%
65 and older 18,985 4.6% 18,597   19,031 -46 -0.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 96   96 -96 -100.0%
 
Industry 328,119 337,712 384,158
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 35,655 9.8% 32,400   41,600 -5,945 -14.3%
Mining 1,852 0.5% 2,684   1,148 704 61.3%
Utilities 926 0.3% 1,821   1,530 -604 -39.5%
Construction 25,190 6.9% 26,936   37,010 -11,820 -31.9%
Manufacturing 33,988 9.3% 32,209   33,950 38 0.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,667 0.5% 1,150   2,678 -1,011 -37.8%
Retail Trade 26,116 7.2% 27,703   28,499 -2,383 -8.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,613 2.4% 9,490   9,372 -759 -8.1%
Information 26,301 7.2% 29,716   33,472 -7,171 -21.4%
Finance and Insurance 7,316 2.0% 5,943   9,468 -2,152 -22.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,130 0.6% 2,205   2,869 -739 -25.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,316 2.0% 7,189   8,703 -1,387 -15.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 64,088 17.6% 67,296   75,165 -11,077 -14.7%
Educational Services 13,336 3.7% 18,597   15,206 -1,870 -12.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 25,097 6.9% 24,636   28,977 -3,880 -13.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,668 1.8% 6,614   7,651 -983 -12.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,281 4.2% 15,433   17,214 -1,933 -11.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 10,465 2.9% 9,586   10,328 137 1.3%
Public Administration 4,167 1.1% 4,122   4,782 -615 -12.9%
Information Not Available 11,947 3.3% 11,982   14,536 -2,589 -17.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,954 25,136 24,895
Male 13,751 55.1% 13,711   12,397 1,354 10.9%
Female 11,203 44.9% 11,425   12,498 -1,295 -10.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,954 25,136 24,895
Hispanic or Latino 4,824 19.3% 4,885   4,689 135 2.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,791 71.3% 17,902   17,851 -60 -0.3%
Information Not Available 2,339 9.4% 2,349   2,355 -16 -0.7%
 
Race 24,954 25,136 24,895
American Indian or Alaskan Native 464 1.9% 503   441 23 5.2%
Asian 480 1.9% 488   557 -77 -13.8%
Black or African American 1,593 6.4% 1,735   1,755 -162 -9.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 108 0.4% 121   89 19 21.3%
White 17,737 71.1% 17,633   17,874 -137 -0.8%
Information Not Available 4,572 18.3% 4,656   4,179 393 9.4%
 
Years of Age 24,954 25,136 24,895
Younger than 22 299 0.7% 286   313 -14 -4.5%
22-24 879 2.2% 845   829 50 6.0%
25-34 5,601 13.8% 5,615   5,625 -24 -0.4%
35-44 5,650 13.9% 5,695   5,605 45 0.8%
45-54 6,123 15.1% 6,257   6,126 -3 0.0%
55-59 3,109 7.7% 3,157   3,005 104 3.5%
60-64 2,129 5.2% 2,109   2,152 -23 -1.1%
65 and older 1,161 2.9% 1,170   1,235 -74 -6.0%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   5 -2 -40.0%
 
Industry 24,954 25,136 24,895
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 214 0.9% 193   258 -44 -17.1%
Mining 1,165 4.6% 1,160   246 919 373.6%
Utilities 36 0.1% 37   44 -8 -18.2%
Construction 2,515 10.0% 2,602   1,983 532 26.8%
Manufacturing 1,850 7.4% 2,103   1,459 391 26.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,229 4.9% 1,288   1,158 71 6.1%
Retail Trade 2,066 8.2% 2,114   2,203 -137 -6.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 909 3.6% 896   719 190 26.4%
Information 900 3.6% 875   838 62 7.4%
Finance and Insurance 999 4.0% 1,020   1,157 -158 -13.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 508 2.0% 502   624 -116 -18.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,548 10.1% 2,686   2,465 83 3.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 301 1.2% 316   390 -89 -22.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,672 10.6% 2,766   3,303 -631 -19.1%
Educational Services 824 3.3% 934   1,055 -231 -21.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,004 8.0% 2,152   2,347 -343 -14.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 592 2.4% 379   661 -69 -10.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,670 6.6% 1,269   2,010 -340 -16.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 651 2.6% 618   627 24 3.8%
Public Administration 540 2.1% 444   593 -53 -8.9%
Information Not Available 761 3.0% 782   755 6 0.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,431 33,057 38,064
Male 17,172 52.9% 17,141   20,075 -2,903 -14.5%
Female 15,259 47.1% 15,916   17,988 -2,729 -15.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,431 33,057 38,064
Hispanic or Latino 5,010 15.4% 5,090   5,944 -934 -15.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,421 84.6% 27,967   32,120 -4,699 -14.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 32,431 33,057 38,064
American Indian or Alaskan Native 114 0.4% 126   145 -31 -21.4%
Asian 673 2.1% 641   759 -86 -11.3%
Black or African American 5,260 16.2% 5,515   6,270 -1,010 -16.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 17,589 54.2% 18,023   21,314 -3,725 -17.5%
Information Not Available 8,795 27.1% 8,752   9,576 -781 -8.2%
 
Years of Age 32,431 33,057 38,064
Younger than 22 1,042 2.2% 617   917 125 13.6%
22-24 1,828 3.9% 1,607   2,124 -296 -13.9%
25-34 7,226 15.2% 7,408   8,861 -1,635 -18.5%
35-44 6,403 13.5% 6,545   7,378 -975 -13.2%
45-54 7,683 16.2% 7,778   8,903 -1,220 -13.7%
55-59 3,714 7.8% 3,865   4,225 -511 -12.1%
60-64 2,597 5.5% 2,883   3,033 -436 -14.4%
65 and older 1,938 4.1% 2,354   2,623 -685 -26.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 32,431 33,057 38,064
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 241 0.7% 156   273 -32 -11.7%
Mining 11 0.0% 7   8 3 37.5%
Utilities 50 0.2% 55   67 -17 -25.4%
Construction 2,407 7.4% 2,488   2,831 -424 -15.0%
Manufacturing 4,440 13.6% 3,942   4,283 157 3.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,407 4.3% 1,398   1,595 -188 -11.8%
Retail Trade 3,828 11.7% 4,144   4,735 -907 -19.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,253 3.8% 1,416   1,352 -99 -7.3%
Information 631 1.9% 665   915 -284 -31.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,160 3.6% 1,222   1,609 -449 -27.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 479 1.5% 498   560 -81 -14.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,966 6.0% 2,088   2,217 -251 -11.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 260 0.8% 287   288 -28 -9.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,754 11.5% 3,914   4,588 -834 -18.2%
Educational Services 1,207 3.7% 1,291   1,421 -214 -15.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,379 13.4% 4,418   5,054 -675 -13.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 712 2.2% 706   1,052 -340 -32.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,051 6.3% 2,230   2,671 -620 -23.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,209 3.7% 1,192   1,355 -146 -10.8%
Public Administration 472 1.4% 445   586 -114 -19.5%
Information Not Available 514 1.6% 495   604 -90 -14.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,343 8,477 9,710
Male 3,720 44.6% 3,672   4,404 -684 -15.5%
Female 4,621 55.4% 4,805   5,301 -680 -12.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 0   5 -3 -60.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,343 8,477 9,710
Hispanic or Latino 559 6.7% 614   772 -213 -27.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,741 92.8% 7,831   8,888 -1,147 -12.9%
Information Not Available 43 0.5% 32   50 -7 -14.0%
 
Race 8,343 8,477 9,710
American Indian or Alaskan Native 33 0.4% 34   52 -19 -36.5%
Asian 231 2.8% 199   225 6 2.7%
Black or African American 6,021 72.2% 6,116   6,938 -917 -13.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 17 0.2% 17   20 -3 -15.0%
White 1,501 18.0% 1,539   1,745 -244 -14.0%
Information Not Available 540 6.5% 572   730 -190 -26.0%
 
Years of Age 8,343 8,477 9,710
Younger than 22 168 1.8% 133   227 -59 -26.0%
22-24 513 5.5% 525   579 -66 -11.4%
25-34 2,332 25.0% 2,403   2,665 -333 -12.5%
35-44 1,866 20.0% 1,889   2,187 -321 -14.7%
45-54 1,820 19.5% 1,837   2,135 -315 -14.8%
55-59 784 8.4% 853   923 -139 -15.1%
60-64 533 5.7% 525   617 -84 -13.6%
65 and older 327 3.5% 312   377 -50 -13.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,343 8,477 9,710
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 13 0.2% 19   36 -23 -63.9%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 5   3 -2 -66.7%
Wholesale Trade 3 0.0% 5   6 -3 -50.0%
Retail Trade 16 0.2% 18   25 -9 -36.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 8 0.1% 9   17 -9 -52.9%
Information 12 0.1% 12   12 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 9 0.1% 7   3 6 200.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 5 0.1% 6   3 2 66.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 44 0.5% 40   44 0 0.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4 0.0% 1   0 4 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 31 0.4% 36   59 -28 -47.5%
Educational Services 13 0.2% 13   17 -4 -23.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 10 0.1% 10   20 -10 -50.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 13 0.2% 11   24 -11 -45.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9 0.1% 14   17 -8 -47.1%
Public Administration 3 0.0% 0   6 -3 -50.0%
Information Not Available 8,149 97.7% 8,271   9,418 -1,269 -13.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,365 5,381 6,157
Male 2,319 43.2% 2,324   2,682 -363 -13.5%
Female 2,741 51.1% 2,767   3,243 -502 -15.5%
Information Not Available 305 5.7% 290   232 73 31.5%
 
Ethnicity 5,365 5,381 6,157
Hispanic or Latino 410 7.6% 376   374 36 9.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,651 86.7% 4,715   5,551 -900 -16.2%
Information Not Available 305 5.7% 290   232 73 31.5%
 
Race 5,365 5,381 6,157
American Indian or Alaskan Native 12 0.2% 13   12 0 0.0%
Asian 98 1.8% 102   111 -13 -11.7%
Black or African American 2,262 42.2% 2,307   2,521 -259 -10.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1% 6   16 -9 -56.3%
White 2,801 52.2% 2,787   3,360 -559 -16.6%
Information Not Available 185 3.4% 165   139 46 33.1%
 
Years of Age 5,365 5,381 6,157
Younger than 22 111 1.4% 101   134 -23 -17.2%
22-24 251 3.2% 246   318 -67 -21.1%
25-34 1,256 16.1% 1,308   1,530 -274 -17.9%
35-44 1,094 14.0% 1,084   1,333 -239 -17.9%
45-54 1,352 17.4% 1,382   1,432 -80 -5.6%
55-59 592 7.6% 566   658 -66 -10.0%
60-64 378 4.9% 364   392 -14 -3.6%
65 and older 280 3.6% 280   317 -37 -11.7%
Information Not Available 51 0.7% 50   43 8 18.6%
 
Industry 5,365 5,381 6,157
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 8 0.1% 6   9 -1 -11.1%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 11   2 5 250.0%
Construction 310 5.8% 309   329 -19 -5.8%
Manufacturing 307 5.7% 303   454 -147 -32.4%
Wholesale Trade 184 3.4% 178   146 38 26.0%
Retail Trade 836 15.6% 823   1,010 -174 -17.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 228 4.2% 230   158 70 44.3%
Information 81 1.5% 85   116 -35 -30.2%
Finance and Insurance 465 8.7% 446   508 -43 -8.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 93 1.7% 99   125 -32 -25.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 324 6.0% 336   405 -81 -20.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.3% 16   25 -10 -40.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 927 17.3% 988   989 -62 -6.3%
Educational Services 165 3.1% 169   213 -48 -22.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 718 13.4% 755   760 -42 -5.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 59 1.1% 60   118 -59 -50.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 399 7.4% 358   521 -122 -23.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 172 3.2% 150   197 -25 -12.7%
Public Administration 52 1.0% 47   55 -3 -5.5%
Information Not Available 15 0.3% 12   17 -2 -11.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 58,174 66,374 81,595
Male 27,124 46.6% 31,205   38,631 -11,507 -29.8%
Female 30,972 53.2% 35,093   42,900 -11,928 -27.8%
Information Not Available 78 0.1% 76   64 14 21.9%
 
Ethnicity 58,174 66,374 81,595
Hispanic or Latino 15,312 26.3% 17,896   20,729 -5,417 -26.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,405 66.0% 43,689   55,446 -17,041 -30.7%
Information Not Available 4,457 7.7% 4,789   5,420 -963 -17.8%
 
Race 58,174 66,374 81,595
American Indian or Alaskan Native 310 0.5% 391   498 -188 -37.8%
Asian 817 1.4% 869   1,078 -261 -24.2%
Black or African American 15,437 26.5% 17,514   22,227 -6,790 -30.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 284 0.5% 318   390 -106 -27.2%
White 35,143 60.4% 40,796   49,417 -14,274 -28.9%
Information Not Available 6,183 10.6% 6,486   7,985 -1,802 -22.6%
 
Years of Age 58,174 66,374 81,595
Younger than 22 581 0.7% 644   1,063 -482 -45.3%
22-24 1,876 2.1% 2,066   3,444 -1,568 -45.5%
25-34 11,902 13.4% 12,843   17,346 -5,444 -31.4%
35-44 11,546 13.0% 13,123   16,588 -5,042 -30.4%
45-54 12,466 14.0% 15,116   18,418 -5,952 -32.3%
55-59 6,219 7.0% 7,230   8,196 -1,977 -24.1%
60-64 4,267 4.8% 5,008   5,804 -1,537 -26.5%
65 and older 3,171 3.6% 4,027   4,143 -972 -23.5%
Information Not Available 6,146 6.9% 6,317   6,593 -447 -6.8%
 
Industry 58,174 66,374 81,595
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,743 2.9% 3,578   2,073 -330 -15.9%
Mining 157 0.3% 144   72 85 118.1%
Utilities 81 0.1% 52   147 -66 -44.9%
Construction 2,902 4.8% 3,133   3,873 -971 -25.1%
Manufacturing 2,778 4.6% 2,854   3,408 -630 -18.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,493 4.2% 2,649   3,179 -686 -21.6%
Retail Trade 5,620 9.4% 6,091   8,374 -2,754 -32.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,521 2.5% 1,806   1,913 -392 -20.5%
Information 1,054 1.8% 1,143   1,404 -350 -24.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,237 3.7% 2,385   3,541 -1,304 -36.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,457 2.4% 1,626   1,772 -315 -17.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,397 7.3% 4,751   5,592 -1,195 -21.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 492 0.8% 438   511 -19 -3.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,489 15.8% 11,410   13,908 -4,419 -31.8%
Educational Services 1,822 3.0% 2,429   2,969 -1,147 -38.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,167 10.3% 6,351   8,141 -1,974 -24.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,083 1.8% 1,656   1,704 -621 -36.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,467 7.5% 5,110   6,616 -2,149 -32.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,825 3.0% 1,850   2,211 -386 -17.5%
Public Administration 994 1.7% 1,082   1,492 -498 -33.4%
Information Not Available 5,395 9.0% 5,836   8,695 -3,300 -38.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,144 36,163 41,166
Male 16,678 47.5% 16,931   19,223 -2,545 -13.2%
Female 17,885 50.9% 18,653   21,318 -3,433 -16.1%
Information Not Available 581 1.7% 579   625 -44 -7.0%
 
Ethnicity 35,144 36,163 41,166
Hispanic or Latino 40 0.1% 105   82 -42 -51.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 34,523 98.2% 35,480   40,459 -5,936 -14.7%
Information Not Available 581 1.7% 578   625 -44 -7.0%
 
Race 35,144 36,163 41,166
American Indian or Alaskan Native 159 0.5% 191   190 -31 -16.3%
Asian 522 1.5% 507   562 -40 -7.1%
Black or African American 19,887 56.6% 20,078   22,955 -3,068 -13.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,995 39.8% 14,809   16,834 -2,839 -16.9%
Information Not Available 581 1.7% 578   625 -44 -7.0%
 
Years of Age 35,144 36,163 41,166
Younger than 22 706 1.5% 671   972 -266 -27.4%
22-24 1,733 3.7% 1,675   2,204 -471 -21.4%
25-34 8,590 18.3% 8,566   10,267 -1,677 -16.3%
35-44 8,477 18.0% 8,559   9,966 -1,489 -14.9%
45-54 8,259 17.6% 8,707   9,433 -1,174 -12.4%
55-59 3,348 7.1% 3,580   3,718 -370 -10.0%
60-64 2,106 4.5% 2,249   2,324 -218 -9.4%
65 and older 1,096 2.3% 1,198   1,301 -205 -15.8%
Information Not Available 829 1.8% 958   981 -152 -15.5%
 
Industry 35,144 36,163 41,166
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 442 1.2% 450   544 -102 -18.8%
Mining 18 0.1% 31   17 1 5.9%
Utilities 36 0.1% 36   33 3 9.1%
Construction 1,240 3.5% 1,392   1,605 -365 -22.7%
Manufacturing 3,396 9.5% 3,128   3,338 58 1.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,476 4.1% 1,619   1,713 -237 -13.8%
Retail Trade 2,655 7.5% 2,743   3,343 -688 -20.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 606 1.7% 580   767 -161 -21.0%
Information 706 2.0% 680   883 -177 -20.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,095 3.1% 1,074   1,046 49 4.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 424 1.2% 432   512 -88 -17.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,945 16.7% 6,041   7,017 -1,072 -15.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 39 0.1% 26   47 -8 -17.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 88 0.2% 77   92 -4 -4.3%
Educational Services 944 2.7% 1,011   1,229 -285 -23.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,924 5.4% 2,046   2,444 -520 -21.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,403 3.9% 1,387   2,023 -620 -30.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 228 0.6% 294   282 -54 -19.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 418 1.2% 505   636 -218 -34.3%
Public Administration 469 1.3% 494   543 -74 -13.6%
Information Not Available 11,592 32.6% 12,117   13,052 -1,460 -11.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,415 7,176 8,704
Male 3,815 59.5% 4,398   5,495 -1,680 -30.6%
Female 2,598 40.5% 2,777   3,208 -610 -19.0%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   1 1 100.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,415 7,176 8,704
Hispanic or Latino 427 6.7% 483   554 -127 -22.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,362 68.0% 4,873   5,994 -1,632 -27.2%
Information Not Available 1,626 25.3% 1,820   2,156 -530 -24.6%
 
Race 6,415 7,176 8,704
American Indian or Alaskan Native 56 0.9% 46   52 4 7.7%
Asian 1,955 30.5% 2,223   2,782 -827 -29.7%
Black or African American 137 2.1% 146   139 -2 -1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,791 27.9% 2,075   2,499 -708 -28.3%
White 1,558 24.3% 1,701   2,055 -497 -24.2%
Information Not Available 918 14.3% 985   1,177 -259 -22.0%
 
Years of Age 6,415 7,176 8,704
Younger than 22 84 1.1% 86   119 -35 -29.4%
22-24 212 2.9% 211   300 -88 -29.3%
25-34 1,417 19.2% 1,550   1,980 -563 -28.4%
35-44 1,454 19.7% 1,661   2,073 -619 -29.9%
45-54 1,473 19.9% 1,703   2,094 -621 -29.7%
55-59 730 9.9% 803   916 -186 -20.3%
60-64 588 8.0% 648   700 -112 -16.0%
65 and older 457 6.2% 514   522 -65 -12.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,415 7,176 8,704
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 119 1.8% 121   123 -4 -3.3%
Mining 3 0.0% 5   1 2 200.0%
Utilities 24 0.4% 22   8 16 200.0%
Construction 1,374 21.0% 1,759   2,480 -1,106 -44.6%
Manufacturing 135 2.1% 134   196 -61 -31.1%
Wholesale Trade 91 1.4% 108   139 -48 -34.5%
Retail Trade 369 5.6% 397   463 -94 -20.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 256 3.9% 237   364 -108 -29.7%
Information 85 1.3% 132   152 -67 -44.1%
Finance and Insurance 95 1.5% 88   133 -38 -28.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 96 1.5% 92   131 -35 -26.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 326 5.0% 355   373 -47 -12.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 46 0.7% 52   57 -11 -19.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 825 12.6% 919   1,027 -202 -19.7%
Educational Services 126 1.9% 134   101 25 24.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 345 5.3% 357   439 -94 -21.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 62 0.9% 63   98 -36 -36.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 756 11.6% 835   786 -30 -3.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 131 2.0% 158   203 -72 -35.5%
Public Administration 139 2.1% 151   180 -41 -22.8%
Information Not Available 1,012 15.5% 1,057   1,250 -238 -19.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,188 16,767 17,099
Male 9,302 57.5% 9,530   9,258 44 0.5%
Female 6,656 41.1% 7,010   7,441 -785 -10.5%
Information Not Available 230 1.4% 227   400 -170 -42.5%
 
Ethnicity 16,188 16,767 17,099
Hispanic or Latino 972 6.0% 857   1,010 -38 -3.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,209 87.8% 14,811   14,894 -685 -4.6%
Information Not Available 1,007 6.2% 1,099   1,195 -188 -15.7%
 
Race 16,188 16,767 17,099
American Indian or Alaskan Native 233 1.4% 229   123 110 89.4%
Asian 273 1.7% 243   239 34 14.2%
Black or African American 1,296 8.0% 1,290   1,277 19 1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 12,407 76.6% 13,049   13,255 -848 -6.4%
Information Not Available 1,979 12.2% 1,956   2,205 -226 -10.2%
 
Years of Age 16,188 16,767 17,099
Younger than 22 314 1.1% 290   386 -72 -18.7%
22-24 750 2.7% 680   885 -135 -15.3%
25-34 3,661 13.4% 3,802   3,971 -310 -7.8%
35-44 3,657 13.4% 3,710   3,784 -127 -3.4%
45-54 3,935 14.4% 4,068   4,176 -241 -5.8%
55-59 1,879 6.9% 2,035   1,868 11 0.6%
60-64 1,252 4.6% 1,349   1,281 -29 -2.3%
65 and older 737 2.7% 832   742 -5 -0.7%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 1   6 -3 -50.0%
 
Industry 16,188 16,767 17,099
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 170 1.0% 209   142 28 19.7%
Mining 56 0.3% 38   34 22 64.7%
Utilities 25 0.2% 32   30 -5 -16.7%
Construction 1,869 11.4% 2,032   1,411 458 32.5%
Manufacturing 4,786 29.3% 4,602   5,002 -216 -4.3%
Wholesale Trade 746 4.6% 794   819 -73 -8.9%
Retail Trade 1,173 7.2% 1,305   1,468 -295 -20.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 470 2.9% 485   542 -72 -13.3%
Information 547 3.3% 640   506 41 8.1%
Finance and Insurance 573 3.5% 581   715 -142 -19.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 167 1.0% 163   183 -16 -8.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 675 4.1% 767   654 21 3.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 24 0.1% 26   40 -16 -40.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,459 8.9% 1,560   1,587 -128 -8.1%
Educational Services 381 2.3% 410   394 -13 -3.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,425 8.7% 1,503   1,527 -102 -6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 173 1.1% 129   343 -170 -49.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 773 4.7% 789   949 -176 -18.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 352 2.2% 342   394 -42 -10.7%
Public Administration 218 1.3% 206   247 -29 -11.7%
Information Not Available 126 0.8% 154   112 14 12.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,711 5,645 6,965
Male 3,152 55.2% 3,081   3,666 -514 -14.0%
Female 2,557 44.8% 2,562   3,297 -740 -22.4%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   2 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,711 5,645 6,965
Hispanic or Latino 617 10.8% 668   720 -103 -14.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,260 74.6% 4,123   5,715 -1,455 -25.5%
Information Not Available 834 14.6% 854   530 304 57.4%
 
Race 5,711 5,645 6,965
American Indian or Alaskan Native 295 3.0% 307   277 18 6.5%
Asian 123 1.3% 143   126 -3 -2.4%
Black or African American 121 1.2% 102   102 19 18.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 99 1.0% 99   59 40 67.8%
White 7,650 78.8% 7,291   6,822 828 12.1%
Information Not Available 1,417 14.6% 1,534   1,186 231 19.5%
 
Years of Age 5,711 5,645 6,965
Younger than 22 104 0.8% 94   128 -24 -18.8%
22-24 197 1.5% 184   294 -97 -33.0%
25-34 1,024 8.0% 999   1,414 -390 -27.6%
35-44 1,131 8.8% 1,111   1,395 -264 -18.9%
45-54 1,395 10.8% 1,389   1,690 -295 -17.5%
55-59 734 5.7% 708   867 -133 -15.3%
60-64 502 3.9% 538   579 -77 -13.3%
65 and older 621 4.8% 620   593 28 4.7%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   5 -2 -40.0%
 
Industry 5,711 5,645 6,965
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 106 1.8% 97   103 3 2.9%
Mining 131 2.3% 133   55 76 138.2%
Utilities 11 0.2% 14   9 2 22.2%
Construction 521 9.0% 526   410 111 27.1%
Manufacturing 733 12.6% 778   741 -8 -1.1%
Wholesale Trade 303 5.2% 336   165 138 83.6%
Retail Trade 537 9.2% 518   535 2 0.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 186 3.2% 206   148 38 25.7%
Information 97 1.7% 85   85 12 14.1%
Finance and Insurance 168 2.9% 174   163 5 3.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 76 1.3% 82   59 17 28.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 306 5.3% 307   228 78 34.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21 0.4% 20   20 1 5.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 556 9.6% 604   587 -31 -5.3%
Educational Services 134 2.3% 127   134 0 0.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 493 8.5% 509   446 47 10.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 103 1.8% 57   96 7 7.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 340 5.8% 235   262 78 29.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 131 2.3% 127   98 33 33.7%
Public Administration 205 3.5% 161   134 71 53.0%
Information Not Available 553 9.5% 549   2,487 -1,934 -77.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 98,953 107,367 107,831
Male 53,157 53.7% 56,676   55,688 -2,531 -4.5%
Female 45,207 45.7% 50,078   51,504 -6,297 -12.2%
Information Not Available 589 0.6% 613   639 -50 -7.8%
 
Ethnicity 98,953 107,367 107,831
Hispanic or Latino 12,468 12.6% 13,620   14,178 -1,710 -12.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 76,195 77.0% 82,214   82,293 -6,098 -7.4%
Information Not Available 10,290 10.4% 11,533   11,360 -1,070 -9.4%
 
Race 98,953 107,367 107,831
American Indian or Alaskan Native 486 0.5% 535   520 -34 -6.5%
Asian 2,379 2.4% 2,736   2,559 -180 -7.0%
Black or African American 28,601 28.9% 31,910   31,160 -2,559 -8.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 190 0.2% 235   206 -16 -7.8%
White 57,811 58.4% 61,483   63,183 -5,372 -8.5%
Information Not Available 9,486 9.6% 10,468   10,203 -717 -7.0%
 
Years of Age 98,953 107,367 107,831
Younger than 22 1,680 1.1% 1,696   2,005 -325 -16.2%
22-24 4,516 3.0% 4,666   5,199 -683 -13.1%
25-34 23,276 15.6% 25,006   25,482 -2,206 -8.7%
35-44 23,108 15.4% 24,849   25,067 -1,959 -7.8%
45-54 24,317 16.2% 26,774   26,162 -1,845 -7.1%
55-59 11,284 7.5% 12,435   12,025 -741 -6.2%
60-64 7,086 4.7% 7,978   7,755 -669 -8.6%
65 and older 3,686 2.5% 3,963   4,136 -450 -10.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 98,953 107,367 107,831
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 219 0.2% 222   223 -4 -1.8%
Mining 485 0.5% 724   167 318 190.4%
Utilities 145 0.1% 134   128 17 13.3%
Construction 8,844 8.9% 9,487   8,223 621 7.6%
Manufacturing 12,373 12.5% 13,392   13,496 -1,123 -8.3%
Wholesale Trade 4,760 4.8% 5,192   5,355 -595 -11.1%
Retail Trade 8,150 8.2% 8,941   9,928 -1,778 -17.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,927 4.0% 4,974   4,579 -652 -14.2%
Information 2,103 2.1% 2,254   2,353 -250 -10.6%
Finance and Insurance 3,867 3.9% 4,009   4,409 -542 -12.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,432 1.4% 1,383   1,587 -155 -9.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,077 7.1% 7,765   7,332 -255 -3.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 614 0.6% 624   548 66 12.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,185 15.3% 15,378   15,070 115 0.8%
Educational Services 3,745 3.8% 4,385   4,147 -402 -9.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,726 8.8% 9,267   9,917 -1,191 -12.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,322 1.3% 1,311   1,544 -222 -14.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,148 5.2% 5,514   6,415 -1,267 -19.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,894 2.9% 3,353   3,051 -157 -5.1%
Public Administration 2,397 2.4% 2,890   2,525 -128 -5.1%
Information Not Available 5,540 5.6% 6,168   6,834 -1,294 -18.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,948 20,865 23,889
Male 10,835 54.3% 11,385   12,929 -2,094 -16.2%
Female 9,077 45.5% 9,442   10,902 -1,825 -16.7%
Information Not Available 36 0.2% 38   58 -22 -37.9%
 
Ethnicity 19,948 20,865 23,889
Hispanic or Latino 937 4.7% 1,037   1,069 -132 -12.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,960 75.0% 15,531   17,807 -2,847 -16.0%
Information Not Available 4,051 20.3% 4,297   5,013 -962 -19.2%
 
Race 19,948 20,865 23,889
American Indian or Alaskan Native 100 0.5% 92   113 -13 -11.5%
Asian 170 0.9% 156   158 12 7.6%
Black or African American 3,620 18.1% 3,831   4,469 -849 -19.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1% 21   26 -2 -7.7%
White 14,800 74.2% 15,420   17,810 -3,010 -16.9%
Information Not Available 1,234 6.2% 1,345   1,313 -79 -6.0%
 
Years of Age 19,948 20,865 23,889
Younger than 22 205 0.6% 263   291 -86 -29.6%
22-24 679 2.0% 721   919 -240 -26.1%
25-34 4,425 13.3% 4,661   5,369 -944 -17.6%
35-44 4,819 14.5% 4,960   5,622 -803 -14.3%
45-54 5,141 15.5% 5,357   6,213 -1,072 -17.3%
55-59 2,369 7.1% 2,518   2,840 -471 -16.6%
60-64 1,533 4.6% 1,567   1,704 -171 -10.0%
65 and older 777 2.3% 818   931 -154 -16.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,948 20,865 23,889
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 56 0.3% 54   67 -11 -16.4%
Mining 113 0.6% 124   99 14 14.1%
Utilities 36 0.2% 30   12 24 200.0%
Construction 2,148 10.7% 2,703   2,863 -715 -25.0%
Manufacturing 4,357 21.8% 4,136   4,573 -216 -4.7%
Wholesale Trade 857 4.3% 857   904 -47 -5.2%
Retail Trade 1,515 7.6% 1,540   1,808 -293 -16.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 612 3.1% 619   760 -148 -19.5%
Information 292 1.5% 319   332 -40 -12.0%
Finance and Insurance 498 2.5% 503   590 -92 -15.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 279 1.4% 275   340 -61 -17.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 932 4.7% 1,040   1,165 -233 -20.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 119 0.6% 131   186 -67 -36.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,173 10.9% 2,414   2,777 -604 -21.8%
Educational Services 602 3.0% 630   655 -53 -8.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,779 8.9% 1,926   2,428 -649 -26.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 211 1.1% 207   267 -56 -21.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 734 3.7% 697   986 -252 -25.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 538 2.7% 532   637 -99 -15.5%
Public Administration 185 0.9% 165   201 -16 -8.0%
Information Not Available 1,912 9.6% 1,963   2,239 -327 -14.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,733 11,364 13,628
Male 6,543 55.8% 6,379   7,289 -746 -10.2%
Female 5,190 44.2% 4,985   6,339 -1,149 -18.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,733 11,364 13,628
Hispanic or Latino 989 8.4% 949   1,058 -69 -6.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,630 48.0% 5,276   6,044 -414 -6.8%
Information Not Available 5,114 43.6% 5,139   6,526 -1,412 -21.6%
 
Race 11,733 11,364 13,628
American Indian or Alaskan Native 167 1.4% 168   213 -46 -21.6%
Asian 128 1.1% 151   191 -63 -33.0%
Black or African American 2,409 20.5% 2,195   2,467 -58 -2.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 38 0.3% 30   36 2 5.6%
White 8,226 70.1% 8,085   9,907 -1,681 -17.0%
Information Not Available 765 6.5% 735   814 -49 -6.0%
 
Years of Age 11,733 11,364 13,628
Younger than 22 216 1.1% 195   272 -56 -20.6%
22-24 562 2.9% 532   676 -114 -16.9%
25-34 2,830 14.8% 2,797   3,278 -448 -13.7%
35-44 2,687 14.1% 2,589   3,002 -315 -10.5%
45-54 2,758 14.4% 2,604   3,236 -478 -14.8%
55-59 1,276 6.7% 1,229   1,524 -248 -16.3%
60-64 864 4.5% 872   997 -133 -13.3%
65 and older 540 2.8% 546   643 -103 -16.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,733 11,364 13,628
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 47 0.4% 45   51 -4 -7.8%
Mining 297 2.5% 331   141 156 110.6%
Utilities 20 0.2% 19   23 -3 -13.0%
Construction 1,316 11.2% 1,306   1,470 -154 -10.5%
Manufacturing 1,526 13.0% 1,537   1,931 -405 -21.0%
Wholesale Trade 625 5.3% 618   728 -103 -14.1%
Retail Trade 904 7.7% 918   1,204 -300 -24.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 378 3.2% 340   342 36 10.5%
Information 388 3.3% 324   321 67 20.9%
Finance and Insurance 365 3.1% 340   371 -6 -1.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 185 1.6% 179   199 -14 -7.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 722 6.1% 740   871 -149 -17.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 41 0.3% 54   43 -2 -4.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,391 11.8% 1,236   1,790 -399 -22.3%
Educational Services 353 3.0% 348   380 -27 -7.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,279 10.9% 1,218   1,638 -359 -21.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 66 0.6% 72   109 -43 -39.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 531 4.5% 479   634 -103 -16.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 271 2.3% 242   391 -120 -30.7%
Public Administration 329 2.8% 289   350 -21 -6.0%
Information Not Available 699 5.9% 729   641 58 9.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,431 20,011 21,143
Male 10,832 58.8% 11,727   11,583 -751 -6.5%
Female 7,599 41.2% 8,284   9,560 -1,961 -20.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,431 20,011 21,143
Hispanic or Latino 31 0.2% 23   72 -41 -56.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 405 2.2% 602   452 -47 -10.4%
Information Not Available 17,995 97.6% 19,386   20,619 -2,624 -12.7%
 
Race 18,431 20,011 21,143
American Indian or Alaskan Native 123 0.7% 167   140 -17 -12.1%
Asian 31 0.2% 51   86 -55 -64.0%
Black or African American 2,555 13.9% 2,397   2,855 -300 -10.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   5 -5 -100.0%
White 15,507 84.1% 17,040   17,763 -2,256 -12.7%
Information Not Available 215 1.2% 356   294 -79 -26.9%
 
Years of Age 18,431 20,011 21,143
Younger than 22 286 0.9% 277   276 10 3.6%
22-24 717 2.2% 731   882 -165 -18.7%
25-34 4,235 13.0% 4,133   4,556 -321 -7.0%
35-44 4,525 13.9% 4,943   5,425 -900 -16.6%
45-54 4,565 14.0% 5,003   4,941 -376 -7.6%
55-59 1,794 5.5% 2,300   2,493 -699 -28.0%
60-64 1,350 4.1% 1,675   1,724 -374 -21.7%
65 and older 941 2.9% 921   842 99 11.8%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 28   4 14 350.0%
 
Industry 18,431 20,011 21,143
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 57 0.3% 88   45 12 26.7%
Mining 954 5.2% 1,254   511 443 86.7%
Utilities 26 0.1% 37   109 -83 -76.1%
Construction 1,816 9.8% 1,847   1,932 -116 -6.0%
Manufacturing 3,241 17.5% 3,499   3,764 -523 -13.9%
Wholesale Trade 937 5.1% 1,023   1,027 -90 -8.8%
Retail Trade 1,187 6.4% 1,430   1,774 -587 -33.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 726 3.9% 902   652 74 11.3%
Information 409 2.2% 268   511 -102 -20.0%
Finance and Insurance 624 3.4% 625   593 31 5.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 194 1.0% 282   366 -172 -47.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,113 6.0% 1,125   1,204 -91 -7.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44 0.2% 93   122 -78 -63.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,851 10.0% 2,018   2,041 -190 -9.3%
Educational Services 519 2.8% 745   792 -273 -34.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,768 9.6% 1,634   2,253 -485 -21.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 123 0.7% 245   231 -108 -46.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 963 5.2% 759   1,172 -209 -17.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 449 2.4% 389   566 -117 -20.7%
Public Administration 387 2.1% 444   466 -79 -17.0%
Information Not Available 1,043 5.6% 1,304   1,012 31 3.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,220 20,920 17,145
Male 10,889 53.9% 11,098   7,624 3,265 42.8%
Female 9,331 46.1% 9,822   9,521 -190 -2.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,220 20,920 17,145
Hispanic or Latino 801 4.0% 820   643 158 24.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,419 96.0% 20,100   16,502 2,917 17.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 20,220 20,920 17,145
American Indian or Alaskan Native 225 1.1% 233   145 80 55.2%
Asian 176 0.9% 187   136 40 29.4%
Black or African American 10,568 52.3% 11,054   9,959 609 6.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 36 0.2% 35   20 16 80.0%
White 9,215 45.6% 9,411   6,884 2,331 33.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Years of Age 20,220 20,920 17,145
Younger than 22 336 1.2% 360   336 0 0.0%
22-24 899 3.2% 923   850 49 5.8%
25-34 5,192 18.5% 5,391   4,458 734 16.5%
35-44 4,699 16.8% 4,912   3,889 810 20.8%
45-54 4,488 16.0% 4,624   3,859 629 16.3%
55-59 2,210 7.9% 2,246   1,711 499 29.2%
60-64 1,417 5.1% 1,495   1,124 293 26.1%
65 and older 979 3.5% 969   918 61 6.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,220 20,920 17,145
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 130 0.6% 129   101 29 28.7%
Mining 1,134 5.6% 1,130   253 881 348.2%
Utilities 52 0.3% 56   65 -13 -20.0%
Construction 2,543 12.5% 2,857   2,134 409 19.2%
Manufacturing 2,331 11.5% 2,305   1,403 928 66.1%
Wholesale Trade 734 3.6% 808   532 202 38.0%
Retail Trade 1,651 8.1% 1,646   1,840 -189 -10.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 764 3.8% 712   500 264 52.8%
Information 363 1.8% 390   300 63 21.0%
Finance and Insurance 466 2.3% 484   485 -19 -3.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 444 2.2% 458   361 83 23.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,174 5.8% 1,232   1,119 55 4.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.3% 47   51 6 11.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,702 8.4% 1,869   1,679 23 1.4%
Educational Services 518 2.5% 576   587 -69 -11.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,132 10.5% 2,175   2,467 -335 -13.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 322 1.6% 344   372 -50 -13.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,408 6.9% 1,506   1,577 -169 -10.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 650 3.2% 653   501 149 29.7%
Public Administration 261 1.3% 294   288 -27 -9.4%
Information Not Available 1,384 6.8% 1,249   530 854 161.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,423 48,873 60,300
Male 25,371 53.5% 25,598   32,791 -7,420 -22.6%
Female 22,050 46.5% 23,273   27,507 -5,457 -19.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   2 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 47,423 48,873 60,300
Hispanic or Latino 6,176 13.0% 6,188   7,358 -1,182 -16.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,334 80.8% 39,712   49,534 -11,200 -22.6%
Information Not Available 2,913 6.1% 2,973   3,408 -495 -14.5%
 
Race 47,423 48,873 60,300
American Indian or Alaskan Native 210 0.4% 210   266 -56 -21.1%
Asian 1,890 4.0% 1,920   2,365 -475 -20.1%
Black or African American 5,004 10.6% 5,269   6,340 -1,336 -21.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 120 0.3% 125   136 -16 -11.8%
White 33,918 71.5% 35,003   43,677 -9,759 -22.3%
Information Not Available 6,281 13.2% 6,346   7,516 -1,235 -16.4%
 
Years of Age 47,423 48,873 60,300
Younger than 22 877 1.1% 826   972 -95 -9.8%
22-24 2,064 2.7% 2,154   2,665 -601 -22.6%
25-34 10,823 14.0% 10,890   14,084 -3,261 -23.2%
35-44 9,974 12.9% 10,252   12,414 -2,440 -19.7%
45-54 11,460 14.8% 12,003   14,678 -3,218 -21.9%
55-59 5,404 7.0% 5,615   6,801 -1,397 -20.5%
60-64 3,994 5.2% 4,128   5,065 -1,071 -21.1%
65 and older 2,827 3.7% 3,005   3,621 -794 -21.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 47,423 48,873 60,300
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 301 0.6% 268   471 -170 -36.1%
Mining 5 0.0% 10   27 -22 -81.5%
Utilities 96 0.2% 91   127 -31 -24.4%
Construction 4,266 8.9% 4,198   5,549 -1,283 -23.1%
Manufacturing 4,984 10.4% 5,138   5,781 -797 -13.8%
Wholesale Trade 2,192 4.6% 2,235   2,789 -597 -21.4%
Retail Trade 3,983 8.3% 4,120   5,661 -1,678 -29.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,242 2.6% 1,616   1,419 -177 -12.5%
Information 1,312 2.7% 1,330   1,446 -134 -9.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,808 3.8% 1,854   2,423 -615 -25.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 960 2.0% 997   1,329 -369 -27.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,554 9.5% 4,783   5,282 -728 -13.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 272 0.6% 267   251 21 8.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,960 10.4% 5,237   6,303 -1,343 -21.3%
Educational Services 1,371 2.9% 1,458   1,680 -309 -18.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,636 11.8% 5,821   7,350 -1,714 -23.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 657 1.4% 621   854 -197 -23.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,969 6.2% 2,851   4,282 -1,313 -30.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,995 6.3% 3,058   3,611 -616 -17.1%
Public Administration 1,306 2.7% 1,421   1,783 -477 -26.8%
Information Not Available 1,554 3.3% 1,499   1,882 -328 -17.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,038 35,468 44,335
Male 13,837 39.5% 13,357   18,155 -4,318 -23.8%
Female 13,116 37.4% 12,899   16,521 -3,405 -20.6%
Information Not Available 8,085 23.1% 9,212   9,659 -1,574 -16.3%
 
Ethnicity 35,038 35,468 44,335
Hispanic or Latino 1,215 3.5% 1,227   1,653 -438 -26.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,063 71.5% 24,381   32,265 -7,202 -22.3%
Information Not Available 8,760 25.0% 9,860   10,417 -1,657 -15.9%
 
Race 35,038 35,468 44,335
American Indian or Alaskan Native 96 0.3% 96   120 -24 -20.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 12,496 35.7% 12,293   15,553 -3,057 -19.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 58 0.2% 54   56 2 3.6%
White 12,413 35.4% 11,938   16,536 -4,123 -24.9%
Information Not Available 9,975 28.5% 11,087   12,070 -2,095 -17.4%
 
Years of Age 35,038 35,468 44,335
Younger than 22 562 1.2% 528   843 -281 -33.3%
22-24 1,364 3.0% 1,279   1,947 -583 -29.9%
25-34 6,945 15.3% 6,774   8,800 -1,855 -21.1%
35-44 5,582 12.3% 5,500   7,094 -1,512 -21.3%
45-54 6,113 13.5% 6,031   7,953 -1,840 -23.1%
55-59 2,798 6.2% 2,809   3,542 -744 -21.0%
60-64 2,007 4.4% 1,952   2,467 -460 -18.6%
65 and older 1,582 3.5% 1,383   2,030 -448 -22.1%
Information Not Available 8,085 17.8% 9,212   9,659 -1,574 -16.3%
 
Industry 35,038 35,468 44,335
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 67 0.2% 44   73 -6 -8.2%
Mining 38 0.1% 61   18 20 111.1%
Utilities 18 0.1% 14   34 -16 -47.1%
Construction 2,842 8.1% 2,794   3,579 -737 -20.6%
Manufacturing 297 0.8% 299   325 -28 -8.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,059 3.0% 1,051   1,316 -257 -19.5%
Retail Trade 1,078 3.1% 1,130   1,536 -458 -29.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 637 1.8% 657   808 -171 -21.2%
Information 532 1.5% 541   707 -175 -24.8%
Finance and Insurance 922 2.6% 958   1,129 -207 -18.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 624 1.8% 598   746 -122 -16.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,830 8.1% 2,811   3,469 -639 -18.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 97 0.3% 96   148 -51 -34.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,766 10.7% 3,738   4,652 -886 -19.0%
Educational Services 1,138 3.2% 1,198   1,327 -189 -14.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,833 8.1% 2,857   3,645 -812 -22.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 455 1.3% 329   495 -40 -8.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,144 6.1% 1,550   2,885 -741 -25.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 862 2.5% 820   1,054 -192 -18.2%
Public Administration 751 2.1% 691   644 107 16.6%
Information Not Available 12,048 34.3% 13,231   15,745 -3,697 -23.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,949 4,174 5,512
Male 2,095 53.1% 2,177   2,879 -784 -27.2%
Female 1,854 46.9% 1,997   2,633 -779 -29.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,949 4,174 5,512
Hispanic or Latino 67 1.7% 53   55 12 21.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,547 89.8% 3,709   4,045 -498 -12.3%
Information Not Available 335 8.5% 412   1,412 -1,077 -76.3%
 
Race 3,949 4,174 5,512
American Indian or Alaskan Native 53 1.3% 52   53 0 0.0%
Asian 20 0.5% 31   20 0 0.0%
Black or African American 64 1.6% 47   81 -17 -21.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 3,627 91.8% 3,822   4,131 -504 -12.2%
Information Not Available 185 4.7% 222   1,227 -1,042 -84.9%
 
Years of Age 3,949 4,174 5,512
Younger than 22 105 1.5% 106   143 -38 -26.6%
22-24 163 2.3% 177   284 -121 -42.6%
25-34 841 11.6% 862   1,232 -391 -31.7%
35-44 815 11.3% 881   1,078 -263 -24.4%
45-54 933 12.9% 976   1,305 -372 -28.5%
55-59 535 7.4% 566   700 -165 -23.6%
60-64 348 4.8% 387   468 -120 -25.6%
65 and older 209 2.9% 219   302 -93 -30.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 3,949 4,174 5,512
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 67 1.7% 69   79 -12 -15.2%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   6 -5 -83.3%
Utilities 5 0.1% 5   16 -11 -68.8%
Construction 275 6.8% 293   379 -104 -27.4%
Manufacturing 406 10.1% 413   582 -176 -30.2%
Wholesale Trade 139 3.5% 126   172 -33 -19.2%
Retail Trade 334 8.3% 361   513 -179 -34.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 86 2.1% 76   138 -52 -37.7%
Information 55 1.4% 67   57 -2 -3.5%
Finance and Insurance 112 2.8% 117   103 9 8.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 33 0.8% 39   68 -35 -51.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 154 3.8% 173   182 -28 -15.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3 0.1% 9   10 -7 -70.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 317 7.9% 331   350 -33 -9.4%
Educational Services 103 2.6% 130   143 -40 -28.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 405 10.1% 472   579 -174 -30.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 66 1.6% 55   60 6 10.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 263 6.5% 175   327 -64 -19.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 102 2.5% 96   117 -15 -12.8%
Public Administration 58 1.4% 62   116 -58 -50.0%
Information Not Available 965 24.0% 1,104   1,515 -550 -36.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,199 48,982 64,812
Male 25,837 52.5% 24,783   34,272 -8,435 -24.6%
Female 21,852 44.4% 22,760   28,838 -6,986 -24.2%
Information Not Available 1,510 3.1% 1,439   1,702 -192 -11.3%
 
Ethnicity 49,199 48,982 64,812
Hispanic or Latino 1,777 3.6% 1,643   2,441 -664 -27.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,703 76.6% 37,566   49,416 -11,713 -23.7%
Information Not Available 9,719 19.8% 9,773   12,955 -3,236 -25.0%
 
Race 49,199 48,982 64,812
American Indian or Alaskan Native 444 0.9% 389   523 -79 -15.1%
Asian 552 1.1% 544   685 -133 -19.4%
Black or African American 9,798 19.9% 9,701   13,778 -3,980 -28.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 56 0.1% 64   60 -4 -6.7%
White 27,496 55.9% 27,585   35,237 -7,741 -22.0%
Information Not Available 10,853 22.1% 10,699   14,529 -3,676 -25.3%
 
Years of Age 49,199 48,982 64,812
Younger than 22 1,094 1.5% 970   1,566 -472 -30.1%
22-24 2,532 3.5% 2,400   3,732 -1,200 -32.2%
25-34 11,654 15.9% 11,477   15,315 -3,661 -23.9%
35-44 11,100 15.2% 11,157   14,949 -3,849 -25.7%
45-54 12,168 16.6% 12,194   15,925 -3,757 -23.6%
55-59 5,576 7.6% 5,582   7,255 -1,679 -23.1%
60-64 3,443 4.7% 3,486   4,192 -749 -17.9%
65 and older 1,632 2.2% 1,716   1,878 -246 -13.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 49,199 48,982 64,812
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 389 0.8% 323   478 -89 -18.6%
Mining 374 0.8% 241   98 276 281.6%
Utilities 66 0.1% 34   50 16 32.0%
Construction 3,576 7.2% 3,465   3,663 -87 -2.4%
Manufacturing 8,546 17.2% 7,839   9,907 -1,361 -13.7%
Wholesale Trade 3,537 7.1% 2,327   4,183 -646 -15.4%
Retail Trade 3,333 6.7% 3,357   4,049 -716 -17.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,219 2.5% 1,447   1,993 -774 -38.8%
Information 747 1.5% 815   793 -46 -5.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,117 2.3% 1,255   1,623 -506 -31.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 610 1.2% 636   943 -333 -35.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,643 7.3% 3,873   4,347 -704 -16.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,134 2.3% 1,498   5,159 -4,025 -78.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,777 11.6% 6,053   7,490 -1,713 -22.9%
Educational Services 1,535 3.1% 1,912   2,050 -515 -25.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,633 9.3% 5,229   6,721 -2,088 -31.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 566 1.1% 677   758 -192 -25.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,068 4.2% 1,911   2,847 -779 -27.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,428 2.9% 1,396   1,708 -280 -16.4%
Public Administration 1,062 2.1% 816   1,040 22 2.1%
Information Not Available 3,839 7.7% 3,878   4,912 -1,073 -21.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,572 29,227 29,356
Male 16,741 58.6% 16,528   15,859 882 5.6%
Female 11,831 41.4% 12,694   13,487 -1,656 -12.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 5   10 -10 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,572 29,227 29,356
Hispanic or Latino 1,116 3.9% 1,036   1,179 -63 -5.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,250 84.9% 24,908   24,985 -735 -2.9%
Information Not Available 3,206 11.2% 3,283   3,192 14 0.4%
 
Race 28,572 29,227 29,356
American Indian or Alaskan Native 421 1.5% 428   475 -54 -11.4%
Asian 909 3.2% 986   919 -10 -1.1%
Black or African American 2,556 8.9% 2,743   2,723 -167 -6.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 75 0.3% 85   70 5 7.1%
White 22,062 77.2% 22,368   22,641 -579 -2.6%
Information Not Available 2,549 8.9% 2,617   2,528 21 0.8%
 
Years of Age 28,572 29,227 29,356
Younger than 22 403 0.8% 367   471 -68 -14.4%
22-24 1,079 2.2% 1,070   1,196 -117 -9.8%
25-34 6,569 13.7% 6,615   6,745 -176 -2.6%
35-44 6,248 13.0% 6,467   6,187 61 1.0%
45-54 6,785 14.1% 6,977   7,340 -555 -7.6%
55-59 3,618 7.5% 3,754   3,633 -15 -0.4%
60-64 2,624 5.5% 2,664   2,494 130 5.2%
65 and older 1,241 2.6% 1,307   1,278 -37 -2.9%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 6   12 -7 -58.3%
 
Industry 28,572 29,227 29,356
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 214 0.7% 188   225 -11 -4.9%
Mining 865 3.0% 788   50 815 1630.0%
Utilities 100 0.3% 150   92 8 8.7%
Construction 3,320 11.5% 2,872   2,993 327 10.9%
Manufacturing 4,243 14.7% 4,753   4,109 134 3.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,618 5.6% 1,530   1,469 149 10.1%
Retail Trade 2,052 7.1% 2,033   2,497 -445 -17.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 656 2.3% 698   699 -43 -6.2%
Information 656 2.3% 699   746 -90 -12.1%
Finance and Insurance 965 3.4% 1,039   1,226 -261 -21.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 482 1.7% 482   563 -81 -14.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,963 6.8% 2,150   2,154 -191 -8.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 839 2.9% 810   638 201 31.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,592 9.0% 2,674   2,885 -293 -10.2%
Educational Services 1,039 3.6% 1,214   1,135 -96 -8.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,584 9.0% 2,778   3,124 -540 -17.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 462 1.6% 395   512 -50 -9.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,372 4.8% 1,378   1,649 -277 -16.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 865 3.0% 1,007   886 -21 -2.4%
Public Administration 654 2.3% 540   618 36 5.8%
Information Not Available 1,031 3.6% 1,049   1,086 -55 -5.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,581 26,412 30,605
Male 12,608 51.3% 13,291   15,453 -2,845 -18.4%
Female 11,942 48.6% 13,083   15,102 -3,160 -20.9%
Information Not Available 31 0.1% 38   50 -19 -38.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,581 26,412 30,605
Hispanic or Latino 916 3.7% 967   1,010 -94 -9.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,996 77.3% 19,967   23,276 -4,280 -18.4%
Information Not Available 4,669 19.0% 5,478   6,319 -1,650 -26.1%
 
Race 24,581 26,412 30,605
American Indian or Alaskan Native 176 0.7% 184   236 -60 -25.4%
Asian 178 0.7% 206   182 -4 -2.2%
Black or African American 5,595 22.8% 6,176   6,872 -1,277 -18.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 950 3.9% 963   962 -12 -1.2%
White 15,943 64.9% 17,034   18,701 -2,758 -14.7%
Information Not Available 1,739 7.1% 1,849   3,652 -1,913 -52.4%
 
Years of Age 24,581 26,412 30,605
Younger than 22 507 1.3% 551   675 -168 -24.9%
22-24 1,141 2.9% 1,177   1,683 -542 -32.2%
25-34 5,643 14.6% 6,209   7,389 -1,746 -23.6%
35-44 5,701 14.7% 6,089   6,967 -1,266 -18.2%
45-54 5,958 15.4% 6,374   7,381 -1,423 -19.3%
55-59 2,768 7.1% 2,980   3,263 -495 -15.2%
60-64 1,764 4.6% 1,898   1,954 -190 -9.7%
65 and older 1,096 2.8% 1,134   1,292 -196 -15.2%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 0   1 2 200.0%
 
Industry 24,581 26,412 30,605
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 123 0.5% 160   121 2 1.7%
Mining 92 0.4% 108   74 18 24.3%
Utilities 67 0.3% 57   52 15 28.8%
Construction 2,308 9.3% 2,608   3,102 -794 -25.6%
Manufacturing 3,334 13.5% 3,312   3,384 -50 -1.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,123 4.5% 1,285   1,309 -186 -14.2%
Retail Trade 2,500 10.1% 2,654   3,142 -642 -20.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 755 3.1% 772   914 -159 -17.4%
Information 548 2.2% 654   736 -188 -25.5%
Finance and Insurance 889 3.6% 904   1,195 -306 -25.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 406 1.6% 477   511 -105 -20.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,329 5.4% 1,512   1,777 -448 -25.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 160 0.6% 159   132 28 21.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,180 12.9% 3,460   4,015 -835 -20.8%
Educational Services 703 2.8% 818   938 -235 -25.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,068 12.4% 3,319   4,090 -1,022 -25.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 321 1.3% 315   393 -72 -18.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,655 6.7% 1,659   2,245 -590 -26.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 677 2.7% 702   858 -181 -21.1%
Public Administration 303 1.2% 291   384 -81 -21.1%
Information Not Available 1,040 4.2% 1,186   1,233 -193 -15.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Oct 2015 Percent Sep 2015     Oct 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,072 13,099 15,630
Male 6,093 50.5% 6,388   6,995 -902 -12.9%
Female 5,966