Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

September 2015

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
September 2015
Sep 2015 Aug 2015 Monthly Change Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,921,380 2,143,407 -222,027 2,105,075 -183,695 -8.7
Alaska 6,102 6,361 -259 7,557 -1,455 -19.3
Alabama 21,335 23,302 -1,967 24,620 -3,285 -13.3
Arkansas 18,931 20,705 -1,774 20,100 -1,169 -5.8
Arizona 34,517 38,119 -3,602 37,469 -2,952 -7.9
California 337,712 361,595 -23,883 384,932 -47,220 -12.3
Colorado 25,136 25,940 -804 24,886 250 1.0
Connecticut 33,057 43,943 -10,886 38,851 -5,794 -14.9
District of Columbia 8,477 9,389 -912 9,877 -1,400 -14.2
Delaware 5,381 6,943 -1,562 5,544 -163 -2.9
Florida 66,374 71,163 -4,789 88,130 -21,756 -24.7
Georgia 36,163 37,352 -1,189 41,965 -5,802 -13.8
Hawaii 7,176 7,053 123 8,778 -1,602 -18.3
Iowa 16,767 18,782 -2,015 16,381 386 2.4
Idaho 5,645 6,389 -744 7,164 -1,519 -21.2
Illinois 107,367 116,739 -9,372 112,085 -4,718 -4.2
Indiana 20,865 21,028 -163 23,750 -2,885 -12.1
Kansas 11,364 14,194 -2,830 14,227 -2,863 -20.1
Kentucky 20,011 21,498 -1,487 22,274 -2,263 -10.2
Louisiana 20,920 22,616 -1,696 17,921 2,999 16.7
Massachusetts 48,873 60,792 -11,919 61,895 -13,022 -21.0
Maryland 35,468 41,560 -6,092 44,700 -9,232 -20.7
Maine 4,174 5,070 -896 5,705 -1,531 -26.8
Michigan 48,982 53,010 -4,028 59,626 -10,644 -17.9
Minnesota 29,227 30,797 -1,570 29,359 -132 -0.4
Missouri 26,412 32,696 -6,284 31,975 -5,563 -17.4
Mississippi 13,099 16,256 -3,157 16,695 -3,596 -21.5
Montana 3,794 4,700 -906 3,790 4 0.1
North Carolina 28,107 31,740 -3,633 43,038 -14,931 -34.7
North Dakota 2,694 3,209 -515 1,196 1,498 125.3
Nebraska 4,724 6,079 -1,355 5,757 -1,033 -17.9
New Hampshire 3,956 5,082 -1,126 5,108 -1,152 -22.6
New Jersey 93,191 113,259 -20,068 105,641 -12,450 -11.8
New Mexico 11,492 11,509 -17 12,340 -848 -6.9
Nevada 25,623 25,871 -248 26,397 -774 -2.9
New York 144,376 166,002 -21,626 155,555 -11,179 -7.2
Ohio 49,352 54,415 -5,063 51,455 -2,103 -4.1
Oklahoma 21,245 22,160 -915 15,982 5,263 32.9
Oregon 26,829 29,688 -2,859 30,679 -3,850 -12.5
Pennsylvania 121,043 144,290 -23,247 123,032 -1,989 -1.6
Puerto Rico 26,543 28,291 -1,748 29,213 -2,670 -9.1
Rhode Island 7,209 10,335 -3,126 8,401 -1,192 -14.2
South Carolina 20,112 22,368 -2,256 23,070 -2,958 -12.8
South Dakota 1,038 1,284 -246 1,053 -15 -1.4
Tennessee 23,318 26,101 -2,783 28,780 -5,462 -19.0
Texas 162,158 174,178 -12,020 130,084 32,074 24.7
Utah 9,025 9,778 -753 9,888 -863 -8.7
Virginia 31,467 34,073 -2,606 38,770 -7,303 -18.8
Virgin Islands 477 442 35 489 -12 -2.5
Vermont 2,738 3,830 -1,092 3,059 -321 -10.5
Washington 42,948 44,337 -1,389 44,060 -1,112 -2.5
Wisconsin 32,591 39,885 -7,294 38,704 -6,113 -15.8
West Virginia 12,689 13,605 -916 11,259 1,430 12.7
Wyoming 3,106 3,604 -498 1,809 1,297 71.7
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,921,380   2,143,407   2,105,075 -183,695 -8.7
Male 1,031,254 53.7% 1,088,228   1,079,327 -48,073 -4.5%
Female 875,246 45.6% 1,039,307   1,009,681 -134,435 -13.3%
Information Not Available 14,880 0.8% 15,872   16,067 -1,187 -7.4%
 
Ethnicity 1,921,380   2,143,407   2,105,075    
Hispanic or Latino 357,807 18.6% 392,271   366,855 -9,048 -2.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,313,614 84.0% 1,475,772   1,446,656 -133,042 -9.2%
Information Not Available 249,959 11.5% 275,364   291,564 -41,605 -14.3%
 
Race 1,921,380   2,143,407   2,105,075
American Indian or Alaskan Native 24,093 1.3% 25,682   26,522 -2,429 -9.2%
Asian 67,043 3.5% 70,870   73,058 -6,015 -8.2%
Black or African American 369,657 19.2% 416,553   415,554 -45,897 -11.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10,065 0.5% 10,703   10,754 -689 -6.4%
White 983,865 51.1% 1,109,182   1,084,960 -101,095 -9.3%
Information Not Available 470,487 24.4% 514,855   494,561 -24,074 -4.9%
 
Years of Age 1,921,380   2,143,407   2,105,075
Younger than 22 36,765 1.9% 37,954   44,436 -7,671 -17.3%
22-24 90,594 4.7% 97,662   107,438 -16,844 -15.7%
25-34 453,843 23.6% 491,882   504,572 -50,729 -10.1%
35-44 418,486 21.8% 460,920   460,831 -42,345 -9.2%
45-54 449,347 23.4% 501,926   493,216 -43,869 -8.9%
55-59 209,304 10.9% 236,403   222,098 -12,794 -5.8%
60-64 144,350 7.5% 165,954   150,604 -6,254 -4.2%
65 and older 100,853 5.2% 132,003   102,741 -1,888 -1.8%
Information Not Available 17,838 0.9% 18,703   19,139 -1,301 -6.8%
 
Industry 1,921,380   2,143,407   2,105,075
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 48,896 2.5% 55,308   49,413 -517 -1.0%
Mining 36,363 1.9% 38,271   10,206 26,157 256.3%
Utilities 4,365 0.2% 4,520   3,905 460 11.8%
Construction 168,699 8.8% 164,146   174,150 -5,451 -3.1%
Manufacturing 207,004 10.8% 206,099   195,913 11,091 5.7%
Wholesale Trade 69,794 3.6% 71,512   71,928 -2,134 -3.0%
Retail Trade 153,903 8.0% 163,484   181,141 -27,238 -15.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 69,023 3.6% 131,123   64,616 4,407 6.8%
Information 60,742 3.2% 61,648   71,430 -10,688 -15.0%
Finance and Insurance 56,019 2.9% 56,737   70,634 -14,615 -20.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 27,922 1.5% 28,534   29,258 -1,336 -4.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 113,026 5.9% 119,076   121,827 -8,801 -7.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,928 0.6% 12,263   11,364 564 5.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 251,050 13.1% 268,855   278,932 -27,882 -10.0%
Educational Services 72,590 3.8% 94,230   81,580 -8,990 -11.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 174,157 9.1% 198,849   210,324 -36,167 -17.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 27,683 1.4% 31,628   32,740 -5,057 -15.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 99,924 5.2% 147,193   122,988 -23,064 -18.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 50,841 2.6% 57,260   55,838 -4,997 -8.9%
Public Administration 35,231 1.8% 42,655   38,644 -3,413 -8.8%
Information Not Available 182,220 9.5% 190,016   228,244 -46,024 -20.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,102 6,361 7,557 -1,455 -19.3
Male 3,354 55.0% 3,122   3,819 -465 -12.2%
Female 2,740 44.9% 3,231   3,738 -998 -26.7%
Information Not Available 8 0.1% 8   0 8 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,102   6,361   7,557    
Hispanic or Latino 18 0.3% 27   345 -327 -94.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,809 95.2% 6,075   7,148 -1,339 -18.7%
Information Not Available 275 4.5% 259   64 211 329.7%
 
Race 6,102 6,361 7,557
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,947 31.9% 2,179   2,501 -554 -22.2%
Asian 252 4.1% 222   353 -101 -28.6%
Black or African American 362 5.9% 319   410 -48 -11.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 120 2.0% 134   187 -67 -35.8%
White 3,130 51.3% 3,225   3,830 -700 -18.3%
Information Not Available 291 4.8% 282   276 15 5.4%
 
Years of Age 6,102 6,361 7,557
Younger than 22 134 1.5% 137   179 -45 -25.1%
22-24 333 3.8% 363   471 -138 -29.3%
25-34 1,848 20.8% 1,787   2,317 -469 -20.2%
35-44 1,326 15.0% 1,445   1,631 -305 -18.7%
45-54 1,304 14.7% 1,345   1,552 -248 -16.0%
55-59 597 6.7% 621   716 -119 -16.6%
60-64 364 4.1% 410   421 -57 -13.5%
65 and older 196 2.2% 253   270 -74 -27.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,102 6,361 7,557
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 20 0.3% 11   42 -22 -52.4%
Mining 334 5.5% 277   207 127 61.4%
Utilities 29 0.5% 28   46 -17 -37.0%
Construction 925 15.1% 710   805 120 14.9%
Manufacturing 326 5.3% 205   454 -128 -28.2%
Wholesale Trade 114 1.9% 115   107 7 6.5%
Retail Trade 593 9.7% 610   913 -320 -35.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 233 3.8% 456   282 -49 -17.4%
Information 70 1.1% 86   69 1 1.4%
Finance and Insurance 146 2.4% 153   183 -37 -20.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 128 2.1% 135   177 -49 -27.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 237 3.9% 235   246 -9 -3.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18 0.3% 19   20 -2 -10.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 373 6.1% 367   489 -116 -23.7%
Educational Services 230 3.8% 330   319 -89 -27.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 646 10.6% 750   1,014 -368 -36.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 64 1.0% 67   95 -31 -32.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 520 8.5% 473   641 -121 -18.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 257 4.2% 401   342 -85 -24.9%
Public Administration 606 9.9% 694   824 -218 -26.5%
Information Not Available 233 3.8% 239   282 -49 -17.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,335 23,302 24,620
Male 11,123 52.1% 11,665   12,020 -897 -7.5%
Female 10,196 47.8% 11,612   12,583 -2,387 -19.0%
Information Not Available 16 0.1% 25   17 -1 -5.9%
 
Ethnicity 21,335 23,302 24,620
Hispanic or Latino 222 1.0% 242   272 -50 -18.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,187 71.2% 16,692   17,968 -2,781 -15.5%
Information Not Available 5,926 27.8% 6,368   6,380 -454 -7.1%
 
Race 21,335 23,302 24,620
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,186 5.6% 1,349   1,223 -37 -3.0%
Asian 516 2.4% 552   527 -11 -2.1%
Black or African American 8,683 40.7% 9,956   10,129 -1,446 -14.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1% 27   34 -13 -38.2%
White 9,970 46.7% 10,376   11,490 -1,520 -13.2%
Information Not Available 959 4.5% 1,042   1,217 -258 -21.2%
 
Years of Age 21,335 23,302 24,620
Younger than 22 580 1.9% 613   727 -147 -20.2%
22-24 1,234 4.1% 1,325   1,459 -225 -15.4%
25-34 5,616 18.7% 6,141   6,636 -1,020 -15.4%
35-44 5,079 16.9% 5,519   5,706 -627 -11.0%
45-54 4,631 15.4% 5,083   5,518 -887 -16.1%
55-59 1,907 6.4% 2,172   2,136 -229 -10.7%
60-64 1,278 4.3% 1,371   1,409 -131 -9.3%
65 and older 996 3.3% 1,067   1,018 -22 -2.2%
Information Not Available 14 0.0% 11   11 3 27.3%
 
Industry 21,335 23,302 24,620
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 201 0.9% 218   236 -35 -14.8%
Mining 311 1.4% 305   89 222 249.4%
Utilities 18 0.1% 25   41 -23 -56.1%
Construction 1,809 8.4% 2,072   1,964 -155 -7.9%
Manufacturing 3,692 17.1% 3,556   4,142 -450 -10.9%
Wholesale Trade 855 4.0% 885   864 -9 -1.0%
Retail Trade 2,410 11.2% 2,481   2,824 -414 -14.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 581 2.7% 618   701 -120 -17.1%
Information 272 1.3% 292   382 -110 -28.8%
Finance and Insurance 618 2.9% 633   766 -148 -19.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 273 1.3% 292   333 -60 -18.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,160 5.4% 1,231   1,351 -191 -14.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.3% 71   76 -19 -25.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,969 13.8% 3,194   3,313 -344 -10.4%
Educational Services 586 2.7% 528   707 -121 -17.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,762 8.2% 2,239   2,357 -595 -25.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 122 0.6% 149   166 -44 -26.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,415 6.6% 1,830   1,861 -446 -24.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 557 2.6% 835   626 -69 -11.0%
Public Administration 310 1.4% 313   371 -61 -16.4%
Information Not Available 1,357 6.3% 1,535   1,450 -93 -6.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,931 20,705 20,100
Male 9,545 50.4% 10,042   9,483 62 0.7%
Female 8,303 43.9% 9,580   9,820 -1,517 -15.4%
Information Not Available 1,083 5.7% 1,083   797 286 35.9%
 
Ethnicity 18,931 20,705 20,100
Hispanic or Latino 263 1.4% 312   894 -631 -70.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,585 92.9% 19,310   18,409 -824 -4.5%
Information Not Available 1,083 5.7% 1,083   797 286 35.9%
 
Race 18,931 20,705 20,100
American Indian or Alaskan Native 184 1.0% 200   242 -58 -24.0%
Asian 20 0.1% 35   189 -169 -89.4%
Black or African American 5,464 28.9% 6,207   5,749 -285 -5.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 620 3.3% 704   171 449 262.6%
White 11,297 59.7% 12,164   12,058 -761 -6.3%
Information Not Available 1,346 7.1% 1,395   1,691 -345 -20.4%
 
Years of Age 18,931 20,705 20,100
Younger than 22 484 1.7% 554   572 -88 -15.4%
22-24 957 3.3% 1,077   1,130 -173 -15.3%
25-34 4,467 15.4% 4,790   4,665 -198 -4.2%
35-44 4,188 14.4% 4,656   4,608 -420 -9.1%
45-54 4,153 14.3% 4,455   4,467 -314 -7.0%
55-59 1,719 5.9% 1,908   1,867 -148 -7.9%
60-64 1,148 3.9% 1,331   1,188 -40 -3.4%
65 and older 732 2.5% 851   806 -74 -9.2%
Information Not Available 1,083 3.7% 1,083   797 286 35.9%
 
Industry 18,931 20,705 20,100
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 166 0.9% 196   182 -16 -8.8%
Mining 408 2.1% 413   175 233 133.1%
Utilities 45 0.2% 48   47 -2 -4.3%
Construction 1,402 7.3% 1,396   1,369 33 2.4%
Manufacturing 3,232 16.9% 3,120   2,933 299 10.2%
Wholesale Trade 951 5.0% 953   859 92 10.7%
Retail Trade 1,636 8.6% 1,744   1,988 -352 -17.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 642 3.4% 777   618 24 3.9%
Information 262 1.4% 246   241 21 8.7%
Finance and Insurance 290 1.5% 336   408 -118 -28.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 279 1.5% 267   281 -2 -0.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 739 3.9% 833   814 -75 -9.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 50 0.3% 58   67 -17 -25.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,915 10.0% 2,326   2,297 -382 -16.6%
Educational Services 451 2.4% 528   477 -26 -5.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,193 11.5% 2,460   2,926 -733 -25.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 123 0.6% 119   124 -1 -0.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 957 5.0% 1,514   1,135 -178 -15.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 428 2.2% 408   467 -39 -8.4%
Public Administration 351 1.8% 404   377 -26 -6.9%
Information Not Available 2,411 12.6% 2,559   2,315 96 4.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,517 38,119 37,469
Male 19,028 55.1% 21,001   20,988 -1,960 -9.3%
Female 15,475 44.8% 17,106   16,453 -978 -5.9%
Information Not Available 14 0.0% 12   28 -14 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 34,517 38,119 37,469
Hispanic or Latino 13,695 39.7% 16,619   14,344 -649 -4.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,422 41.8% 14,770   16,106 -1,684 -10.5%
Information Not Available 6,400 18.5% 6,730   7,019 -619 -8.8%
 
Race 34,517 38,119 37,469
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,978 5.7% 2,173   2,178 -200 -9.2%
Asian 2,061 6.0% 2,223   1,994 67 3.4%
Black or African American 2,447 7.1% 2,528   2,568 -121 -4.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 348 1.0% 338   450 -102 -22.7%
White 20,285 58.8% 22,588   19,502 783 4.0%
Information Not Available 7,398 21.4% 8,269   10,777 -3,379 -31.4%
 
Years of Age 34,517 38,119 37,469
Younger than 22 752 1.4% 880   943 -191 -20.3%
22-24 1,807 3.5% 2,007   2,048 -241 -11.8%
25-34 7,615 14.6% 8,302   8,430 -815 -9.7%
35-44 7,153 13.8% 7,779   7,946 -793 -10.0%
45-54 8,455 16.3% 9,530   9,358 -903 -9.6%
55-59 4,067 7.8% 4,503   4,119 -52 -1.3%
60-64 2,798 5.4% 3,045   2,891 -93 -3.2%
65 and older 1,870 3.6% 2,073   1,734 136 7.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 34,517 38,119 37,469
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,784 12.2% 7,275   4,315 469 10.9%
Mining 233 0.6% 176   97 136 140.2%
Utilities 72 0.2% 60   64 8 12.5%
Construction 2,316 5.9% 2,339   3,771 -1,455 -38.6%
Manufacturing 1,739 4.4% 1,732   1,912 -173 -9.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,376 3.5% 1,336   1,498 -122 -8.1%
Retail Trade 2,435 6.2% 2,437   2,656 -221 -8.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 801 2.0% 837   841 -40 -4.8%
Information 464 1.2% 459   441 23 5.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,127 2.9% 1,149   1,438 -311 -21.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 604 1.5% 600   631 -27 -4.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,542 3.9% 1,661   1,864 -322 -17.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 119 0.3% 116   121 -2 -1.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,096 10.4% 4,339   4,578 -482 -10.5%
Educational Services 1,003 2.6% 1,134   1,084 -81 -7.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,574 6.5% 2,629   2,814 -240 -8.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 381 1.0% 416   460 -79 -17.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,619 4.1% 1,822   1,878 -259 -13.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 684 1.7% 705   754 -70 -9.3%
Public Administration 726 1.8% 762   758 -32 -4.2%
Information Not Available 5,822 14.8% 6,135   5,494 328 6.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 337,712 361,595 384,932
Male 181,941 53.9% 186,264   203,311 -21,370 -10.5%
Female 155,388 46.0% 175,139   181,240 -25,852 -14.3%
Information Not Available 383 0.1% 192   381 2 0.5%
 
Ethnicity 337,712 361,595 384,932
Hispanic or Latino 126,630 37.5% 134,183   131,672 -5,042 -3.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 180,407 53.4% 194,801   211,209 -30,802 -14.6%
Information Not Available 30,675 9.1% 32,611   42,051 -11,376 -27.1%
 
Race 337,712 361,595 384,932
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,876 0.9% 2,206   3,044 -168 -5.5%
Asian 32,880 9.7% 34,913   36,819 -3,939 -10.7%
Black or African American 29,908 8.9% 34,049   34,345 -4,437 -12.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 114,743 34.0% 123,633   137,000 -22,257 -16.2%
Information Not Available 157,305 46.6% 166,794   173,724 -16,419 -9.5%
 
Years of Age 337,712 361,595 384,932
Younger than 22 7,860 1.8% 6,810   8,943 -1,083 -12.1%
22-24 16,967 4.0% 17,936   19,789 -2,822 -14.3%
25-34 84,835 19.9% 89,679   93,996 -9,161 -9.7%
35-44 69,594 16.3% 74,333   80,678 -11,084 -13.7%
45-54 77,454 18.2% 82,965   89,526 -12,072 -13.5%
55-59 36,235 8.5% 39,325   41,481 -5,246 -12.6%
60-64 26,074 6.1% 27,815   29,208 -3,134 -10.7%
65 and older 18,597 4.4% 22,636   21,311 -2,714 -12.7%
Information Not Available 96 0.0% 96   0 96 0.0%
 
Industry 337,712 361,595 384,932
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 32,400 8.8% 35,296   32,347 53 0.2%
Mining 2,684 0.7% 2,494   856 1,828 213.6%
Utilities 1,821 0.5% 1,918   1,142 679 59.5%
Construction 26,936 7.3% 24,362   32,823 -5,887 -17.9%
Manufacturing 32,209 8.7% 31,747   31,681 528 1.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,150 0.3% 1,726   2,283 -1,133 -49.6%
Retail Trade 27,703 7.5% 29,446   29,017 -1,314 -4.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,490 2.6% 12,181   8,467 1,023 12.1%
Information 29,716 8.0% 29,446   37,675 -7,959 -21.1%
Finance and Insurance 5,943 1.6% 6,330   10,180 -4,237 -41.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,205 0.6% 2,398   2,854 -649 -22.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,189 1.9% 7,577   9,799 -2,610 -26.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 67,296 18.2% 70,689   78,205 -10,909 -13.9%
Educational Services 18,597 5.0% 28,678   18,742 -145 -0.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 24,636 6.7% 26,664   30,254 -5,618 -18.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,614 1.8% 8,057   7,992 -1,378 -17.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,433 4.2% 15,634   20,265 -4,832 -23.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 9,586 2.6% 10,263   10,846 -1,260 -11.6%
Public Administration 4,122 1.1% 4,796   4,567 -445 -9.7%
Information Not Available 11,982 3.2% 11,893   14,937 -2,955 -19.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,136 25,940 24,886
Male 13,711 54.5% 13,966   12,148 1,563 12.9%
Female 11,425 45.5% 11,973   12,737 -1,312 -10.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,136 25,940 24,886
Hispanic or Latino 4,885 19.4% 5,102   4,612 273 5.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,902 71.2% 18,446   2,330 15,572 668.3%
Information Not Available 2,349 9.3% 2,392   17,944 -15,595 -86.9%
 
Race 25,136 25,940 24,886
American Indian or Alaskan Native 503 2.0% 450   447 56 12.5%
Asian 488 1.9% 505   592 -104 -17.6%
Black or African American 1,735 6.9% 1,828   1,797 -62 -3.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 121 0.5% 112   95 26 27.4%
White 17,633 70.2% 18,333   17,824 -191 -1.1%
Information Not Available 4,656 18.5% 4,712   4,131 525 12.7%
 
Years of Age 25,136 25,940 24,886
Younger than 22 286 0.7% 290   295 -9 -3.1%
22-24 845 2.1% 879   797 48 6.0%
25-34 5,615 13.8% 5,766   5,528 87 1.6%
35-44 5,695 14.0% 5,919   5,607 88 1.6%
45-54 6,257 15.4% 6,398   6,192 65 1.0%
55-59 3,157 7.8% 3,236   2,988 169 5.7%
60-64 2,109 5.2% 2,193   2,177 -68 -3.1%
65 and older 1,170 2.9% 1,257   1,300 -130 -10.0%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   2 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,136 25,940 24,886
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 193 0.8% 180   266 -73 -27.4%
Mining 1,160 4.6% 1,205   270 890 329.6%
Utilities 37 0.1% 34   48 -11 -22.9%
Construction 2,602 10.3% 2,650   1,923 679 35.3%
Manufacturing 2,103 8.3% 2,015   1,542 561 36.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,288 5.1% 1,332   1,148 140 12.2%
Retail Trade 2,114 8.3% 2,158   2,335 -221 -9.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 896 3.5% 985   700 196 28.0%
Information 875 3.5% 839   835 40 4.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,020 4.0% 980   1,270 -250 -19.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 502 2.0% 515   554 -52 -9.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,686 10.6% 2,631   2,564 122 4.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 316 1.2% 329   395 -79 -20.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,766 10.9% 2,854   3,428 -662 -19.3%
Educational Services 934 3.7% 1,045   1,156 -222 -19.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,152 8.5% 2,412   2,414 -262 -10.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 379 1.5% 395   477 -98 -20.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,269 5.0% 1,481   1,566 -297 -19.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 618 2.4% 622   629 -11 -1.7%
Public Administration 444 1.8% 466   561 -117 -20.9%
Information Not Available 782 3.1% 812   805 -23 -2.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 33,057 43,943 38,851
Male 17,141 51.9% 20,779   19,823 -2,682 -13.5%
Female 15,916 48.1% 23,164   19,026 -3,110 -16.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 33,057 43,943 38,851
Hispanic or Latino 5,090 15.4% 6,923   5,874 -784 -13.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,967 84.6% 37,020   32,977 -5,010 -15.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 33,057 43,943 38,851
American Indian or Alaskan Native 126 0.4% 149   153 -27 -17.6%
Asian 641 1.9% 772   789 -148 -18.8%
Black or African American 5,515 16.7% 7,013   6,497 -982 -15.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,023 54.5% 22,957   21,658 -3,635 -16.8%
Information Not Available 8,752 26.5% 13,052   9,754 -1,002 -10.3%
 
Years of Age 33,057 43,943 38,851
Younger than 22 617 1.3% 677   848 -231 -27.2%
22-24 1,607 3.3% 1,855   2,166 -559 -25.8%
25-34 7,408 15.4% 9,242   8,912 -1,504 -16.9%
35-44 6,545 13.6% 8,632   7,584 -1,039 -13.7%
45-54 7,778 16.1% 10,572   9,247 -1,469 -15.9%
55-59 3,865 8.0% 5,198   4,272 -407 -9.5%
60-64 2,883 6.0% 3,984   3,103 -220 -7.1%
65 and older 2,354 4.9% 3,783   2,719 -365 -13.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 33,057 43,943 38,851
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 156 0.5% 148   177 -21 -11.9%
Mining 7 0.0% 7   5 2 40.0%
Utilities 55 0.2% 63   73 -18 -24.7%
Construction 2,488 7.5% 2,461   2,802 -314 -11.2%
Manufacturing 3,942 11.9% 4,242   4,324 -382 -8.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,398 4.2% 1,537   1,647 -249 -15.1%
Retail Trade 4,144 12.5% 4,532   5,056 -912 -18.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,416 4.3% 7,013   1,442 -26 -1.8%
Information 665 2.0% 734   939 -274 -29.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,222 3.7% 1,274   1,673 -451 -27.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 498 1.5% 546   586 -88 -15.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,088 6.3% 2,217   2,278 -190 -8.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 287 0.9% 307   319 -32 -10.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,914 11.8% 4,333   4,732 -818 -17.3%
Educational Services 1,291 3.9% 1,784   1,461 -170 -11.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,418 13.3% 4,879   5,168 -750 -14.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 706 2.1% 835   1,045 -339 -32.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,230 6.7% 4,584   2,633 -403 -15.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,192 3.6% 1,266   1,353 -161 -11.9%
Public Administration 445 1.3% 657   543 -98 -18.0%
Information Not Available 495 1.5% 524   595 -100 -16.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,477 9,389 9,877
Male 3,672 43.3% 3,957   4,370 -698 -16.0%
Female 4,805 56.7% 5,432   5,503 -698 -12.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,477 9,389 9,877
Hispanic or Latino 614 7.2% 745   804 -190 -23.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,831 92.4% 8,608   9,029 -1,198 -13.3%
Information Not Available 32 0.4% 36   44 -12 -27.3%
 
Race 8,477 9,389 9,877
American Indian or Alaskan Native 34 0.4% 40   53 -19 -35.8%
Asian 199 2.3% 219   242 -43 -17.8%
Black or African American 6,116 72.1% 6,783   7,016 -900 -12.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 17 0.2% 24   24 -7 -29.2%
White 1,539 18.2% 1,722   1,801 -262 -14.5%
Information Not Available 572 6.7% 601   741 -169 -22.8%
 
Years of Age 8,477 9,389 9,877
Younger than 22 133 1.4% 142   183 -50 -27.3%
22-24 525 5.5% 566   583 -58 -9.9%
25-34 2,403 25.3% 2,646   2,715 -312 -11.5%
35-44 1,889 19.9% 2,037   2,244 -355 -15.8%
45-54 1,837 19.4% 2,038   2,191 -354 -16.2%
55-59 853 9.0% 976   959 -106 -11.1%
60-64 525 5.5% 597   617 -92 -14.9%
65 and older 312 3.3% 387   385 -73 -19.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,477 9,389 9,877
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Construction 19 0.2% 22   30 -11 -36.7%
Manufacturing 5 0.1% 2   3 2 66.7%
Wholesale Trade 5 0.1% 4   5 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 18 0.2% 19   34 -16 -47.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 9 0.1% 17   15 -6 -40.0%
Information 12 0.1% 22   20 -8 -40.0%
Finance and Insurance 7 0.1% 9   6 1 16.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6 0.1% 5   1 5 500.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 40 0.5% 46   65 -25 -38.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 36 0.4% 37   46 -10 -21.7%
Educational Services 13 0.2% 13   16 -3 -18.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 10 0.1% 10   24 -14 -58.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 11 0.1% 13   26 -15 -57.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 14 0.2% 21   32 -18 -56.3%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 1   7 -7 -100.0%
Information Not Available 8,271 97.6% 9,145   9,544 -1,273 -13.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,381 6,943 5,544
Male 2,324 43.2% 2,956   2,387 -63 -2.6%
Female 2,767 51.4% 3,613   2,938 -171 -5.8%
Information Not Available 290 5.4% 374   219 71 32.4%
 
Ethnicity 5,381 6,943 5,544
Hispanic or Latino 376 7.0% 464   349 27 7.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,715 87.6% 6,105   4,976 -261 -5.2%
Information Not Available 290 5.4% 374   219 71 32.4%
 
Race 5,381 6,943 5,544
American Indian or Alaskan Native 13 0.2% 23   12 1 8.3%
Asian 102 1.9% 135   105 -3 -2.9%
Black or African American 2,307 42.9% 2,896   2,273 34 1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1% 8   9 -3 -33.3%
White 2,787 51.8% 3,658   3,003 -216 -7.2%
Information Not Available 165 3.1% 224   142 23 16.2%
 
Years of Age 5,381 6,943 5,544
Younger than 22 101 1.3% 107   106 -5 -4.7%
22-24 246 3.2% 335   307 -61 -19.9%
25-34 1,308 16.8% 1,673   1,355 -47 -3.5%
35-44 1,084 13.9% 1,408   1,225 -141 -11.5%
45-54 1,382 17.7% 1,701   1,312 70 5.3%
55-59 566 7.3% 753   591 -25 -4.2%
60-64 364 4.7% 508   352 12 3.4%
65 and older 280 3.6% 393   256 24 9.4%
Information Not Available 50 0.6% 65   40 10 25.0%
 
Industry 5,381 6,943 5,544
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6 0.1% 11   6 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 11 0.2% 9   4 7 175.0%
Construction 309 5.7% 371   269 40 14.9%
Manufacturing 303 5.6% 359   412 -109 -26.5%
Wholesale Trade 178 3.3% 235   134 44 32.8%
Retail Trade 823 15.3% 922   940 -117 -12.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 230 4.3% 348   148 82 55.4%
Information 85 1.6% 111   106 -21 -19.8%
Finance and Insurance 446 8.3% 589   418 28 6.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 99 1.8% 145   99 0 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 336 6.2% 459   380 -44 -11.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 16 0.3% 26   21 -5 -23.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 988 18.3% 1,353   941 47 5.0%
Educational Services 169 3.1% 230   202 -33 -16.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 755 14.0% 939   702 53 7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 60 1.1% 94   109 -49 -45.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 358 6.6% 486   427 -69 -16.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 150 2.8% 198   158 -8 -5.1%
Public Administration 47 0.9% 47   41 6 14.6%
Information Not Available 12 0.2% 11   27 -15 -55.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 66,374 71,163 88,130
Male 31,205 47.0% 32,841   41,954 -10,749 -25.6%
Female 35,093 52.9% 38,259   46,119 -11,026 -23.9%
Information Not Available 76 0.1% 63   57 19 33.3%
 
Ethnicity 66,374 71,163 88,130
Hispanic or Latino 17,896 27.0% 18,958   23,312 -5,416 -23.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 43,689 65.8% 47,273   58,852 -15,163 -25.8%
Information Not Available 4,789 7.2% 4,932   5,966 -1,177 -19.7%
 
Race 66,374 71,163 88,130
American Indian or Alaskan Native 391 0.6% 385   540 -149 -27.6%
Asian 869 1.3% 915   1,189 -320 -26.9%
Black or African American 17,514 26.4% 19,572   23,809 -6,295 -26.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 318 0.5% 339   436 -118 -27.1%
White 40,796 61.5% 43,159   53,316 -12,520 -23.5%
Information Not Available 6,486 9.8% 6,793   8,840 -2,354 -26.6%
 
Years of Age 66,374 71,163 88,130
Younger than 22 644 0.6% 682   1,154 -510 -44.2%
22-24 2,066 2.0% 2,214   3,694 -1,628 -44.1%
25-34 12,843 12.6% 14,018   18,572 -5,729 -30.8%
35-44 13,123 12.8% 14,168   17,500 -4,377 -25.0%
45-54 15,116 14.8% 16,133   19,960 -4,844 -24.3%
55-59 7,230 7.1% 7,656   9,108 -1,878 -20.6%
60-64 5,008 4.9% 5,438   6,193 -1,185 -19.1%
65 and older 4,027 3.9% 4,377   4,946 -919 -18.6%
Information Not Available 6,317 6.2% 6,477   7,003 -686 -9.8%
 
Industry 66,374 71,163 88,130
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,578 5.1% 3,760   3,843 -265 -6.9%
Mining 144 0.2% 148   59 85 144.1%
Utilities 52 0.1% 80   136 -84 -61.8%
Construction 3,133 4.5% 3,131   3,819 -686 -18.0%
Manufacturing 2,854 4.1% 2,884   3,770 -916 -24.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,649 3.8% 2,711   3,346 -697 -20.8%
Retail Trade 6,091 8.7% 6,283   8,873 -2,782 -31.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,806 2.6% 2,783   2,232 -426 -19.1%
Information 1,143 1.6% 1,233   1,564 -421 -26.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,385 3.4% 2,349   3,594 -1,209 -33.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,626 2.3% 1,610   1,706 -80 -4.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,751 6.8% 4,813   6,033 -1,282 -21.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 438 0.6% 430   522 -84 -16.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 11,410 16.3% 12,141   14,526 -3,116 -21.5%
Educational Services 2,429 3.5% 3,032   3,265 -836 -25.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,351 9.1% 6,793   8,424 -2,073 -24.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,656 2.4% 1,866   2,140 -484 -22.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,110 7.3% 5,966   7,384 -2,274 -30.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,850 2.6% 1,997   2,396 -546 -22.8%
Public Administration 1,082 1.5% 1,147   1,409 -327 -23.2%
Information Not Available 5,836 8.3% 6,006   9,089 -3,253 -35.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,163 37,352 41,965
Male 16,931 46.8% 17,210   18,904 -1,973 -10.4%
Female 18,653 51.6% 19,518   22,413 -3,760 -16.8%
Information Not Available 579 1.6% 624   648 -69 -10.6%
 
Ethnicity 36,163 37,352 41,965
Hispanic or Latino 105 0.3% 26   39 66 169.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,480 98.1% 36,702   41,278 -5,798 -14.0%
Information Not Available 578 1.6% 624   648 -70 -10.8%
 
Race 36,163 37,352 41,965
American Indian or Alaskan Native 191 0.5% 177   201 -10 -5.0%
Asian 507 1.4% 530   587 -80 -13.6%
Black or African American 20,078 55.5% 20,903   23,622 -3,544 -15.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 14,809 41.0% 15,117   16,907 -2,098 -12.4%
Information Not Available 578 1.6% 625   648 -70 -10.8%
 
Years of Age 36,163 37,352 41,965
Younger than 22 671 1.4% 707   917 -246 -26.8%
22-24 1,675 3.4% 1,793   2,220 -545 -24.5%
25-34 8,566 17.6% 8,909   10,620 -2,054 -19.3%
35-44 8,559 17.6% 8,913   10,086 -1,527 -15.1%
45-54 8,707 17.9% 8,857   9,577 -870 -9.1%
55-59 3,580 7.3% 3,671   3,790 -210 -5.5%
60-64 2,249 4.6% 2,369   2,376 -127 -5.3%
65 and older 1,198 2.5% 1,276   1,435 -237 -16.5%
Information Not Available 958 2.0% 857   944 14 1.5%
 
Industry 36,163 37,352 41,965
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 450 1.2% 427   441 9 2.0%
Mining 31 0.1% 27   22 9 40.9%
Utilities 36 0.1% 32   49 -13 -26.5%
Construction 1,392 3.8% 1,471   1,586 -194 -12.2%
Manufacturing 3,128 8.5% 2,872   3,016 112 3.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,619 4.4% 1,637   1,619 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 2,743 7.5% 2,900   3,489 -746 -21.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 580 1.6% 556   852 -272 -31.9%
Information 680 1.9% 690   928 -248 -26.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,074 2.9% 1,072   1,068 6 0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 432 1.2% 431   533 -101 -18.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,041 16.5% 6,209   6,959 -918 -13.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.1% 31   43 -17 -39.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 77 0.2% 71   109 -32 -29.4%
Educational Services 1,011 2.8% 1,125   1,428 -417 -29.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,046 5.6% 2,211   2,612 -566 -21.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,387 3.8% 1,484   2,177 -790 -36.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 294 0.8% 369   328 -34 -10.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 505 1.4% 540   707 -202 -28.6%
Public Administration 494 1.3% 504   628 -134 -21.3%
Information Not Available 12,117 33.1% 12,693   13,371 -1,254 -9.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,176 7,053 8,778
Male 4,398 61.3% 4,347   5,421 -1,023 -18.9%
Female 2,777 38.7% 2,705   3,353 -576 -17.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   4 -3 -75.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,176 7,053 8,778
Hispanic or Latino 483 6.7% 495   541 -58 -10.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,873 67.9% 4,820   6,159 -1,286 -20.9%
Information Not Available 1,820 25.4% 1,738   2,078 -258 -12.4%
 
Race 7,176 7,053 8,778
American Indian or Alaskan Native 46 0.6% 53   46 0 0.0%
Asian 2,223 31.0% 2,211   2,765 -542 -19.6%
Black or African American 146 2.0% 129   146 0 0.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,075 28.9% 1,998   2,527 -452 -17.9%
White 1,701 23.7% 1,658   2,091 -390 -18.7%
Information Not Available 985 13.7% 1,004   1,203 -218 -18.1%
 
Years of Age 7,176 7,053 8,778
Younger than 22 86 1.0% 83   108 -22 -20.4%
22-24 211 2.6% 208   305 -94 -30.8%
25-34 1,550 18.8% 1,456   1,988 -438 -22.0%
35-44 1,661 20.2% 1,635   2,014 -353 -17.5%
45-54 1,703 20.7% 1,684   2,105 -402 -19.1%
55-59 803 9.8% 799   944 -141 -14.9%
60-64 648 7.9% 692   758 -110 -14.5%
65 and older 514 6.2% 496   556 -42 -7.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,176 7,053 8,778
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 121 1.7% 114   141 -20 -14.2%
Mining 5 0.1% 5   1 4 400.0%
Utilities 22 0.3% 24   7 15 214.3%
Construction 1,759 24.1% 1,721   2,286 -527 -23.1%
Manufacturing 134 1.8% 154   224 -90 -40.2%
Wholesale Trade 108 1.5% 119   156 -48 -30.8%
Retail Trade 397 5.4% 415   503 -106 -21.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 237 3.2% 210   315 -78 -24.8%
Information 132 1.8% 124   160 -28 -17.5%
Finance and Insurance 88 1.2% 73   120 -32 -26.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 92 1.3% 100   137 -45 -32.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 355 4.9% 364   383 -28 -7.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.7% 54   75 -23 -30.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 919 12.6% 923   992 -73 -7.4%
Educational Services 134 1.8% 147   101 33 32.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 357 4.9% 331   473 -116 -24.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 63 0.9% 63   98 -35 -35.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 835 11.4% 673   967 -132 -13.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 158 2.2% 163   206 -48 -23.3%
Public Administration 151 2.1% 132   193 -42 -21.8%
Information Not Available 1,057 14.5% 1,144   1,240 -183 -14.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,767 18,782 16,381
Male 9,530 56.8% 10,102   8,365 1,165 13.9%
Female 7,010 41.8% 8,429   7,652 -642 -8.4%
Information Not Available 227 1.4% 251   364 -137 -37.6%
 
Ethnicity 16,767 18,782 16,381
Hispanic or Latino 857 5.1% 955   917 -60 -6.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,811 88.3% 16,642   14,343 468 3.3%
Information Not Available 1,099 6.6% 1,185   1,121 -22 -2.0%
 
Race 16,767 18,782 16,381
American Indian or Alaskan Native 229 1.4% 249   118 111 94.1%
Asian 243 1.4% 257   236 7 3.0%
Black or African American 1,290 7.7% 1,440   1,278 12 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,049 77.8% 14,696   12,711 338 2.7%
Information Not Available 1,956 11.7% 2,140   2,038 -82 -4.0%
 
Years of Age 16,767 18,782 16,381
Younger than 22 290 1.0% 314   359 -69 -19.2%
22-24 680 2.4% 815   811 -131 -16.2%
25-34 3,802 13.4% 4,074   3,726 76 2.0%
35-44 3,710 13.0% 4,058   3,558 152 4.3%
45-54 4,068 14.3% 4,489   4,013 55 1.4%
55-59 2,035 7.1% 2,277   1,867 168 9.0%
60-64 1,349 4.7% 1,636   1,254 95 7.6%
65 and older 832 2.9% 1,115   789 43 5.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 4   4 -3 -75.0%
 
Industry 16,767 18,782 16,381
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 209 1.2% 304   152 57 37.5%
Mining 38 0.2% 29   39 -1 -2.6%
Utilities 32 0.2% 34   23 9 39.1%
Construction 2,032 12.0% 1,932   1,497 535 35.7%
Manufacturing 4,602 27.1% 4,680   3,840 762 19.8%
Wholesale Trade 794 4.7% 798   846 -52 -6.1%
Retail Trade 1,305 7.7% 1,364   1,541 -236 -15.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 485 2.9% 1,059   497 -12 -2.4%
Information 640 3.8% 681   638 2 0.3%
Finance and Insurance 581 3.4% 561   749 -168 -22.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 163 1.0% 155   186 -23 -12.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 767 4.5% 896   730 37 5.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.2% 25   54 -28 -51.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,560 9.2% 1,635   1,602 -42 -2.6%
Educational Services 410 2.4% 469   409 1 0.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,503 8.9% 1,811   1,641 -138 -8.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 129 0.8% 171   268 -139 -51.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 789 4.6% 1,240   881 -92 -10.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 342 2.0% 512   388 -46 -11.9%
Public Administration 206 1.2% 231   233 -27 -11.6%
Information Not Available 154 0.9% 195   167 -13 -7.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,645 6,389 7,164
Male 3,081 54.6% 3,340   3,586 -505 -14.1%
Female 2,562 45.4% 3,047   3,578 -1,016 -28.4%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,645 6,389 7,164
Hispanic or Latino 668 11.8% 789   918 -250 -27.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,123 73.0% 4,714   5,904 -1,781 -30.2%
Information Not Available 854 15.1% 886   342 512 149.7%
 
Race 5,645 6,389 7,164
American Indian or Alaskan Native 307 3.2% 365   254 53 20.9%
Asian 143 1.5% 146   112 31 27.7%
Black or African American 102 1.1% 90   86 16 18.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 99 1.0% 105   64 35 54.7%
White 7,291 76.9% 8,409   5,808 1,483 25.5%
Information Not Available 1,534 16.2% 1,711   1,174 360 30.7%
 
Years of Age 5,645 6,389 7,164
Younger than 22 94 0.8% 83   154 -60 -39.0%
22-24 184 1.5% 192   308 -124 -40.3%
25-34 999 8.1% 1,078   1,407 -408 -29.0%
35-44 1,111 9.0% 1,281   1,446 -335 -23.2%
45-54 1,389 11.2% 1,537   1,806 -417 -23.1%
55-59 708 5.7% 890   878 -170 -19.4%
60-64 538 4.3% 618   586 -48 -8.2%
65 and older 620 5.0% 709   571 49 8.6%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   8 -6 -75.0%
 
Industry 5,645 6,389 7,164
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 97 1.7% 155   151 -54 -35.8%
Mining 133 2.3% 133   58 75 129.3%
Utilities 14 0.2% 17   11 3 27.3%
Construction 526 9.2% 493   515 11 2.1%
Manufacturing 778 13.5% 838   1,062 -284 -26.7%
Wholesale Trade 336 5.9% 328   321 15 4.7%
Retail Trade 518 9.0% 548   759 -241 -31.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 206 3.6% 474   236 -30 -12.7%
Information 85 1.5% 82   122 -37 -30.3%
Finance and Insurance 174 3.0% 187   231 -57 -24.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 82 1.4% 83   85 -3 -3.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 307 5.3% 288   354 -47 -13.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20 0.3% 19   27 -7 -25.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 604 10.5% 701   907 -303 -33.4%
Educational Services 127 2.2% 186   185 -58 -31.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 509 8.9% 600   672 -163 -24.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 57 1.0% 46   83 -26 -31.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 235 4.1% 278   333 -98 -29.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 127 2.2% 222   192 -65 -33.9%
Public Administration 161 2.8% 187   170 -9 -5.3%
Information Not Available 549 9.6% 524   690 -141 -20.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 107,367 116,739 112,085
Male 56,676 52.8% 57,963   58,122 -1,446 -2.5%
Female 50,078 46.6% 58,075   53,203 -3,125 -5.9%
Information Not Available 613 0.6% 701   760 -147 -19.3%
 
Ethnicity 107,367 116,739 112,085
Hispanic or Latino 13,620 12.7% 14,966   14,317 -697 -4.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 82,214 76.6% 88,817   85,917 -3,703 -4.3%
Information Not Available 11,533 10.7% 12,956   11,851 -318 -2.7%
 
Race 107,367 116,739 112,085
American Indian or Alaskan Native 535 0.5% 560   515 20 3.9%
Asian 2,736 2.5% 2,879   2,999 -263 -8.8%
Black or African American 31,910 29.7% 34,401   32,137 -227 -0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 235 0.2% 280   272 -37 -13.6%
White 61,483 57.3% 67,164   65,492 -4,009 -6.1%
Information Not Available 10,468 9.7% 11,455   10,670 -202 -1.9%
 
Years of Age 107,367 116,739 112,085
Younger than 22 1,696 1.1% 1,774   1,886 -190 -10.1%
22-24 4,666 2.9% 4,821   5,243 -577 -11.0%
25-34 25,006 15.5% 26,314   26,463 -1,457 -5.5%
35-44 24,849 15.4% 27,220   26,546 -1,697 -6.4%
45-54 26,774 16.6% 29,171   27,249 -475 -1.7%
55-59 12,435 7.7% 13,941   12,389 46 0.4%
60-64 7,978 5.0% 8,971   8,014 -36 -0.4%
65 and older 3,963 2.5% 4,527   4,295 -332 -7.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 107,367 116,739 112,085
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 222 0.2% 314   265 -43 -16.2%
Mining 724 0.7% 612   194 530 273.2%
Utilities 134 0.1% 118   164 -30 -18.3%
Construction 9,487 8.8% 9,171   9,407 80 0.9%
Manufacturing 13,392 12.4% 12,775   13,360 32 0.2%
Wholesale Trade 5,192 4.8% 5,130   5,184 8 0.2%
Retail Trade 8,941 8.3% 9,714   10,664 -1,723 -16.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,974 4.6% 8,874   5,210 -236 -4.5%
Information 2,254 2.1% 2,379   2,372 -118 -5.0%
Finance and Insurance 4,009 3.7% 3,941   4,262 -253 -5.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,383 1.3% 1,424   1,470 -87 -5.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,765 7.2% 8,105   7,542 223 3.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 624 0.6% 727   607 17 2.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,378 14.3% 16,139   15,221 157 1.0%
Educational Services 4,385 4.1% 4,597   4,381 4 0.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 9,267 8.6% 9,823   10,767 -1,500 -13.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,311 1.2% 1,438   1,322 -11 -0.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,514 5.1% 8,092   6,090 -576 -9.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,353 3.1% 3,633   3,417 -64 -1.9%
Public Administration 2,890 2.7% 3,246   2,815 75 2.7%
Information Not Available 6,168 5.7% 6,487   7,371 -1,203 -16.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,865 21,028 23,750
Male 11,385 54.6% 11,410   12,938 -1,553 -12.0%
Female 9,442 45.3% 9,575   10,759 -1,317 -12.2%
Information Not Available 38 0.2% 43   53 -15 -28.3%
 
Ethnicity 20,865 21,028 23,750
Hispanic or Latino 1,037 5.0% 1,027   1,097 -60 -5.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,531 74.4% 15,672   17,651 -2,120 -12.0%
Information Not Available 4,297 20.6% 4,329   5,002 -705 -14.1%
 
Race 20,865 21,028 23,750
American Indian or Alaskan Native 92 0.4% 106   102 -10 -9.8%
Asian 156 0.7% 151   144 12 8.3%
Black or African American 3,831 18.4% 3,999   4,297 -466 -10.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1% 20   29 -8 -27.6%
White 15,420 73.9% 15,485   17,806 -2,386 -13.4%
Information Not Available 1,345 6.4% 1,267   1,372 -27 -2.0%
 
Years of Age 20,865 21,028 23,750
Younger than 22 263 0.8% 247   295 -32 -10.8%
22-24 721 2.1% 678   855 -134 -15.7%
25-34 4,661 13.4% 4,677   5,323 -662 -12.4%
35-44 4,960 14.3% 5,179   5,708 -748 -13.1%
45-54 5,357 15.4% 5,376   6,162 -805 -13.1%
55-59 2,518 7.3% 2,512   2,770 -252 -9.1%
60-64 1,567 4.5% 1,544   1,688 -121 -7.2%
65 and older 818 2.4% 815   949 -131 -13.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,865 21,028 23,750
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 54 0.3% 61   56 -2 -3.6%
Mining 124 0.6% 100   109 15 13.8%
Utilities 30 0.1% 27   28 2 7.1%
Construction 2,703 12.9% 2,736   3,512 -809 -23.0%
Manufacturing 4,136 19.8% 3,914   4,001 135 3.4%
Wholesale Trade 857 4.1% 878   858 -1 -0.1%
Retail Trade 1,540 7.4% 1,670   1,768 -228 -12.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 619 3.0% 652   736 -117 -15.9%
Information 319 1.5% 326   308 11 3.6%
Finance and Insurance 503 2.4% 493   596 -93 -15.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 275 1.3% 269   316 -41 -13.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,040 5.0% 1,061   1,150 -110 -9.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 131 0.6% 118   180 -49 -27.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,414 11.5% 2,422   2,784 -370 -13.3%
Educational Services 630 3.0% 670   687 -57 -8.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,926 9.2% 1,912   2,457 -531 -21.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 207 1.0% 246   247 -40 -16.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 697 3.3% 762   929 -232 -25.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 532 2.5% 535   584 -52 -8.9%
Public Administration 165 0.8% 169   224 -59 -26.3%
Information Not Available 1,963 9.4% 2,007   2,220 -257 -11.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,364 14,194 14,227
Male 6,379 56.1% 7,954   7,484 -1,105 -14.8%
Female 4,985 43.9% 6,240   6,743 -1,758 -26.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,364 14,194 14,227
Hispanic or Latino 949 8.4% 1,107   1,102 -153 -13.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,276 46.4% 6,949   6,165 -889 -14.4%
Information Not Available 5,139 45.2% 6,138   6,960 -1,821 -26.2%
 
Race 11,364 14,194 14,227
American Indian or Alaskan Native 168 1.5% 207   226 -58 -25.7%
Asian 151 1.3% 161   206 -55 -26.7%
Black or African American 2,195 19.3% 2,977   2,633 -438 -16.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 30 0.3% 29   26 4 15.4%
White 8,085 71.1% 10,035   10,251 -2,166 -21.1%
Information Not Available 735 6.5% 785   885 -150 -16.9%
 
Years of Age 11,364 14,194 14,227
Younger than 22 195 1.0% 250   257 -62 -24.1%
22-24 532 2.9% 685   669 -137 -20.5%
25-34 2,797 15.1% 3,358   3,396 -599 -17.6%
35-44 2,589 13.9% 3,268   3,112 -523 -16.8%
45-54 2,604 14.0% 3,303   3,417 -813 -23.8%
55-59 1,229 6.6% 1,605   1,595 -366 -22.9%
60-64 872 4.7% 1,067   1,074 -202 -18.8%
65 and older 546 2.9% 658   707 -161 -22.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,364 14,194 14,227
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 45 0.4% 49   59 -14 -23.7%
Mining 331 2.9% 291   146 185 126.7%
Utilities 19 0.2% 26   33 -14 -42.4%
Construction 1,306 11.4% 1,227   1,522 -216 -14.2%
Manufacturing 1,537 13.5% 3,336   2,059 -522 -25.4%
Wholesale Trade 618 5.4% 653   665 -47 -7.1%
Retail Trade 918 8.0% 941   1,295 -377 -29.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 340 3.0% 509   350 -10 -2.9%
Information 324 2.8% 318   330 -6 -1.8%
Finance and Insurance 340 3.0% 334   419 -79 -18.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 179 1.6% 185   197 -18 -9.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 740 6.5% 868   958 -218 -22.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.5% 42   43 11 25.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,236 10.8% 1,515   1,872 -636 -34.0%
Educational Services 348 3.1% 391   421 -73 -17.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,218 10.7% 1,437   1,712 -494 -28.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 72 0.6% 77   113 -41 -36.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 479 4.2% 638   653 -174 -26.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 242 2.1% 247   359 -117 -32.6%
Public Administration 289 2.5% 313   346 -57 -16.5%
Information Not Available 729 6.4% 797   675 54 8.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,011 21,498 22,274
Male 11,727 58.6% 12,550   12,191 -464 -3.8%
Female 8,284 41.4% 8,948   10,083 -1,799 -17.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,011 21,498 22,274
Hispanic or Latino 23 0.1% 22   104 -81 -77.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 602 3.0% 583   596 6 1.0%
Information Not Available 19,386 96.9% 20,893   21,574 -2,188 -10.1%
 
Race 20,011 21,498 22,274
American Indian or Alaskan Native 167 0.8% 111   160 7 4.4%
Asian 51 0.3% 36   91 -40 -44.0%
Black or African American 2,397 12.0% 2,735   3,106 -709 -22.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 4   4 -4 -100.0%
White 17,040 85.2% 18,309   18,828 -1,788 -9.5%
Information Not Available 356 1.8% 303   85 271 318.8%
 
Years of Age 20,011 21,498 22,274
Younger than 22 277 0.8% 187   302 -25 -8.3%
22-24 731 2.1% 891   1,045 -314 -30.0%
25-34 4,133 11.7% 4,796   5,344 -1,211 -22.7%
35-44 4,943 14.0% 5,320   5,318 -375 -7.1%
45-54 5,003 14.1% 5,271   5,314 -311 -5.9%
55-59 2,300 6.5% 2,336   2,333 -33 -1.4%
60-64 1,675 4.7% 1,851   1,456 219 15.0%
65 and older 921 2.6% 819   1,158 -237 -20.5%
Information Not Available 28 0.1% 27   4 24 600.0%
 
Industry 20,011 21,498 22,274
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 88 0.4% 71   39 49 125.6%
Mining 1,254 6.2% 1,340   492 762 154.9%
Utilities 37 0.2% 106   78 -41 -52.6%
Construction 1,847 9.2% 1,754   2,259 -412 -18.2%
Manufacturing 3,499 17.4% 3,878   3,581 -82 -2.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,023 5.1% 943   955 68 7.1%
Retail Trade 1,430 7.1% 1,371   2,061 -631 -30.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 902 4.5% 850   648 254 39.2%
Information 268 1.3% 337   454 -186 -41.0%
Finance and Insurance 625 3.1% 551   683 -58 -8.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 282 1.4% 217   246 36 14.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,125 5.6% 1,210   1,348 -223 -16.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 93 0.5% 115   108 -15 -13.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,018 10.0% 2,070   2,432 -414 -17.0%
Educational Services 745 3.7% 979   933 -188 -20.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,634 8.1% 1,598   2,536 -902 -35.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 245 1.2% 395   229 16 7.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 759 3.8% 1,170   1,110 -351 -31.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 389 1.9% 529   445 -56 -12.6%
Public Administration 444 2.2% 533   462 -18 -3.9%
Information Not Available 1,304 6.5% 1,481   1,175 129 11.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,920 22,616 17,921
Male 11,098 53.0% 11,489   8,017 3,081 38.4%
Female 9,822 47.0% 11,127   9,904 -82 -0.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,920 22,616 17,921
Hispanic or Latino 820 3.9% 900   680 140 20.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,100 96.1% 21,716   17,241 2,859 16.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 20,920 22,616 17,921
American Indian or Alaskan Native 233 1.1% 221   163 70 42.9%
Asian 187 0.9% 196   155 32 20.6%
Black or African American 11,054 52.8% 12,596   10,265 789 7.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 35 0.2% 41   31 4 12.9%
White 9,411 45.0% 9,562   7,306 2,105 28.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Years of Age 20,920 22,616 17,921
Younger than 22 360 1.2% 364   297 63 21.2%
22-24 923 3.2% 1,018   879 44 5.0%
25-34 5,391 18.7% 5,725   4,671 720 15.4%
35-44 4,912 17.0% 5,271   4,135 777 18.8%
45-54 4,624 16.0% 5,024   3,991 633 15.9%
55-59 2,246 7.8% 2,468   1,855 391 21.1%
60-64 1,495 5.2% 1,618   1,214 281 23.1%
65 and older 969 3.4% 1,128   879 90 10.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,920 22,616 17,921
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 129 0.6% 146   115 14 12.2%
Mining 1,130 5.4% 1,146   224 906 404.5%
Utilities 56 0.3% 64   72 -16 -22.2%
Construction 2,857 13.6% 3,051   2,221 636 28.6%
Manufacturing 2,305 11.0% 2,363   1,491 814 54.6%
Wholesale Trade 808 3.8% 838   544 264 48.5%
Retail Trade 1,646 7.8% 1,778   1,932 -286 -14.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 712 3.4% 804   510 202 39.6%
Information 390 1.9% 353   424 -34 -8.0%
Finance and Insurance 484 2.3% 471   489 -5 -1.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 458 2.2% 465   390 68 17.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,232 5.9% 1,291   1,105 127 11.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.2% 47   59 -12 -20.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,869 8.9% 1,933   1,686 183 10.9%
Educational Services 576 2.7% 821   641 -65 -10.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,175 10.3% 2,540   2,585 -410 -15.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 344 1.6% 373   417 -73 -17.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,506 7.2% 1,762   1,653 -147 -8.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 653 3.1% 758   547 106 19.4%
Public Administration 294 1.4% 370   312 -18 -5.8%
Information Not Available 1,249 5.9% 1,242   504 745 147.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,873 60,792 61,895
Male 25,598 52.4% 29,400   32,861 -7,263 -22.1%
Female 23,273 47.6% 31,389   29,034 -5,761 -19.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 3   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 48,873 60,792 61,895
Hispanic or Latino 6,188 12.7% 8,027   7,587 -1,399 -18.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 39,712 81.3% 49,031   50,797 -11,085 -21.8%
Information Not Available 2,973 6.1% 3,734   3,511 -538 -15.3%
 
Race 48,873 60,792 61,895
American Indian or Alaskan Native 210 0.4% 236   268 -58 -21.6%
Asian 1,920 3.9% 2,295   2,491 -571 -22.9%
Black or African American 5,269 10.8% 6,657   6,648 -1,379 -20.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 125 0.3% 147   146 -21 -14.4%
White 35,003 71.6% 43,359   44,755 -9,752 -21.8%
Information Not Available 6,346 13.0% 8,098   7,587 -1,241 -16.4%
 
Years of Age 48,873 60,792 61,895
Younger than 22 826 1.0% 941   1,002 -176 -17.6%
22-24 2,154 2.7% 2,466   2,706 -552 -20.4%
25-34 10,890 13.7% 12,563   14,315 -3,425 -23.9%
35-44 10,252 12.9% 12,455   12,905 -2,653 -20.6%
45-54 12,003 15.1% 15,248   15,121 -3,118 -20.6%
55-59 5,615 7.0% 7,249   6,914 -1,299 -18.8%
60-64 4,128 5.2% 5,351   5,142 -1,014 -19.7%
65 and older 3,005 3.8% 4,519   3,790 -785 -20.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 48,873 60,792 61,895
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 268 0.5% 250   359 -91 -25.3%
Mining 10 0.0% 15   26 -16 -61.5%
Utilities 91 0.2% 86   122 -31 -25.4%
Construction 4,198 8.5% 4,144   5,389 -1,191 -22.1%
Manufacturing 5,138 10.5% 5,119   6,068 -930 -15.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,235 4.5% 2,311   2,931 -696 -23.7%
Retail Trade 4,120 8.4% 4,685   5,999 -1,879 -31.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,616 3.3% 5,844   1,572 44 2.8%
Information 1,330 2.7% 1,421   1,486 -156 -10.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,854 3.8% 1,942   2,637 -783 -29.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 997 2.0% 1,065   1,278 -281 -22.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,783 9.7% 5,038   5,762 -979 -17.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 267 0.5% 255   268 -1 -0.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,237 10.7% 5,672   6,320 -1,083 -17.1%
Educational Services 1,458 3.0% 1,987   1,831 -373 -20.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,821 11.8% 6,811   7,520 -1,699 -22.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 621 1.3% 718   715 -94 -13.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,851 5.8% 5,797   3,978 -1,127 -28.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,058 6.2% 3,472   3,717 -659 -17.7%
Public Administration 1,421 2.9% 2,143   1,957 -536 -27.4%
Information Not Available 1,499 3.1% 2,017   1,960 -461 -23.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,468 41,560 44,700
Male 13,357 37.7% 15,151   17,834 -4,477 -25.1%
Female 12,899 36.4% 16,386   16,644 -3,745 -22.5%
Information Not Available 9,212 26.0% 10,023   10,222 -1,010 -9.9%
 
Ethnicity 35,468 41,560 44,700
Hispanic or Latino 1,227 3.5% 1,377   1,671 -444 -26.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,381 68.7% 29,426   32,037 -7,656 -23.9%
Information Not Available 9,860 27.8% 10,757   10,992 -1,132 -10.3%
 
Race 35,468 41,560 44,700
American Indian or Alaskan Native 96 0.3% 109   126 -30 -23.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 12,293 34.7% 14,827   15,655 -3,362 -21.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 54 0.2% 61   56 -2 -3.6%
White 11,938 33.7% 14,429   16,200 -4,262 -26.3%
Information Not Available 11,087 31.3% 12,134   12,663 -1,576 -12.4%
 
Years of Age 35,468 41,560 44,700
Younger than 22 528 1.2% 607   758 -230 -30.3%
22-24 1,279 2.8% 1,474   1,905 -626 -32.9%
25-34 6,774 14.9% 7,755   8,691 -1,917 -22.1%
35-44 5,500 12.1% 6,422   7,144 -1,644 -23.0%
45-54 6,031 13.3% 7,241   8,067 -2,036 -25.2%
55-59 2,809 6.2% 3,422   3,557 -748 -21.0%
60-64 1,952 4.3% 2,530   2,455 -503 -20.5%
65 and older 1,383 3.0% 2,086   1,901 -518 -27.2%
Information Not Available 9,212 20.3% 10,023   10,222 -1,010 -9.9%
 
Industry 35,468 41,560 44,700
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 44 0.1% 47   51 -7 -13.7%
Mining 61 0.2% 29   26 35 134.6%
Utilities 14 0.0% 18   36 -22 -61.1%
Construction 2,794 7.9% 2,872   3,523 -729 -20.7%
Manufacturing 299 0.8% 300   344 -45 -13.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,051 3.0% 1,085   1,320 -269 -20.4%
Retail Trade 1,130 3.2% 1,237   1,609 -479 -29.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 657 1.9% 2,669   782 -125 -16.0%
Information 541 1.5% 531   700 -159 -22.7%
Finance and Insurance 958 2.7% 1,002   1,188 -230 -19.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 598 1.7% 606   743 -145 -19.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,811 7.9% 3,012   3,516 -705 -20.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 96 0.3% 105   161 -65 -40.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,738 10.5% 4,358   4,711 -973 -20.7%
Educational Services 1,198 3.4% 1,507   1,458 -260 -17.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,857 8.0% 3,317   3,767 -910 -24.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 329 0.9% 351   356 -27 -7.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,550 4.4% 2,446   2,273 -723 -31.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 820 2.3% 937   1,094 -274 -25.0%
Public Administration 691 1.9% 733   552 139 25.2%
Information Not Available 13,231 37.3% 14,398   16,490 -3,259 -19.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,174 5,070 5,705
Male 2,177 52.2% 2,501   3,014 -837 -27.8%
Female 1,997 47.8% 2,569   2,691 -694 -25.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 4,174 5,070 5,705
Hispanic or Latino 53 1.3% 54   49 4 8.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,709 88.9% 4,553   4,162 -453 -10.9%
Information Not Available 412 9.9% 463   1,494 -1,082 -72.4%
 
Race 4,174 5,070 5,705
American Indian or Alaskan Native 52 1.2% 53   62 -10 -16.1%
Asian 31 0.7% 45   28 3 10.7%
Black or African American 47 1.1% 73   82 -35 -42.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 3,822 91.6% 4,619   4,296 -474 -11.0%
Information Not Available 222 5.3% 280   1,237 -1,015 -82.1%
 
Years of Age 4,174 5,070 5,705
Younger than 22 106 1.4% 114   161 -55 -34.2%
22-24 177 2.3% 177   272 -95 -34.9%
25-34 862 11.3% 970   1,214 -352 -29.0%
35-44 881 11.6% 1,069   1,112 -231 -20.8%
45-54 976 12.8% 1,218   1,391 -415 -29.8%
55-59 566 7.4% 669   735 -169 -23.0%
60-64 387 5.1% 513   503 -116 -23.1%
65 and older 219 2.9% 340   317 -98 -30.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 4,174 5,070 5,705
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 69 1.6% 98   86 -17 -19.8%
Mining 1 0.0% 0   2 -1 -50.0%
Utilities 5 0.1% 7   14 -9 -64.3%
Construction 293 6.9% 296   366 -73 -19.9%
Manufacturing 413 9.7% 573   625 -212 -33.9%
Wholesale Trade 126 3.0% 135   159 -33 -20.8%
Retail Trade 361 8.5% 410   535 -174 -32.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 76 1.8% 240   142 -66 -46.5%
Information 67 1.6% 70   64 3 4.7%
Finance and Insurance 117 2.8% 122   98 19 19.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 39 0.9% 51   60 -21 -35.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 173 4.1% 201   208 -35 -16.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9 0.2% 9   8 1 12.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 331 7.8% 336   351 -20 -5.7%
Educational Services 130 3.1% 159   155 -25 -16.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 472 11.1% 635   620 -148 -23.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 55 1.3% 58   70 -15 -21.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 175 4.1% 275   244 -69 -28.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 96 2.3% 119   110 -14 -12.7%
Public Administration 62 1.5% 66   104 -42 -40.4%
Information Not Available 1,104 26.0% 1,210   1,684 -580 -34.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,982 53,010 59,626
Male 24,783 50.6% 25,243   29,591 -4,808 -16.2%
Female 22,760 46.5% 26,287   28,391 -5,631 -19.8%
Information Not Available 1,439 2.9% 1,480   1,644 -205 -12.5%
 
Ethnicity 48,982 53,010 59,626
Hispanic or Latino 1,643 3.4% 1,811   1,961 -318 -16.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,566 76.7% 40,711   45,452 -7,886 -17.4%
Information Not Available 9,773 20.0% 10,488   12,213 -2,440 -20.0%
 
Race 48,982 53,010 59,626
American Indian or Alaskan Native 389 0.8% 443   546 -157 -28.8%
Asian 544 1.1% 520   652 -108 -16.6%
Black or African American 9,701 19.8% 10,612   12,167 -2,466 -20.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 64 0.1% 69   52 12 23.1%
White 27,585 56.3% 29,762   32,854 -5,269 -16.0%
Information Not Available 10,699 21.8% 11,604   13,355 -2,656 -19.9%
 
Years of Age 48,982 53,010 59,626
Younger than 22 970 1.3% 1,085   1,384 -414 -29.9%
22-24 2,400 3.3% 2,653   3,546 -1,146 -32.3%
25-34 11,477 15.7% 12,486   14,215 -2,738 -19.3%
35-44 11,157 15.3% 12,162   13,542 -2,385 -17.6%
45-54 12,194 16.7% 12,980   14,724 -2,530 -17.2%
55-59 5,582 7.6% 6,076   6,551 -969 -14.8%
60-64 3,486 4.8% 3,671   3,895 -409 -10.5%
65 and older 1,716 2.3% 1,897   1,769 -53 -3.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 48,982 53,010 59,626
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 323 0.7% 339   324 -1 -0.3%
Mining 241 0.5% 272   109 132 121.1%
Utilities 34 0.1% 39   40 -6 -15.0%
Construction 3,465 7.0% 3,393   3,488 -23 -0.7%
Manufacturing 7,839 15.9% 7,552   8,964 -1,125 -12.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,327 4.7% 2,176   3,984 -1,657 -41.6%
Retail Trade 3,357 6.8% 3,542   3,916 -559 -14.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,447 2.9% 1,479   1,881 -434 -23.1%
Information 815 1.7% 856   828 -13 -1.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,255 2.5% 1,308   1,757 -502 -28.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 636 1.3% 632   832 -196 -23.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,873 7.9% 4,630   4,747 -874 -18.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,498 3.0% 1,275   1,572 -74 -4.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,053 12.3% 6,324   7,217 -1,164 -16.1%
Educational Services 1,912 3.9% 2,109   2,337 -425 -18.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,229 10.6% 6,810   6,961 -1,732 -24.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 677 1.4% 787   823 -146 -17.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,911 3.9% 2,509   2,607 -696 -26.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,396 2.8% 1,668   1,724 -328 -19.0%
Public Administration 816 1.7% 1,035   790 26 3.3%
Information Not Available 3,878 7.9% 4,275   4,725 -847 -17.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,227 30,797 29,359
Male 16,528 56.6% 16,135   15,453 1,075 7.0%
Female 12,694 43.4% 14,659   13,895 -1,201 -8.6%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 3   11 -6 -54.5%
 
Ethnicity 29,227 30,797 29,359
Hispanic or Latino 1,036 3.5% 1,126   1,074 -38 -3.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,908 85.2% 26,242   25,044 -136 -0.5%
Information Not Available 3,283 11.2% 3,429   3,241 42 1.3%
 
Race 29,227 30,797 29,359
American Indian or Alaskan Native 428 1.5% 477   452 -24 -5.3%
Asian 986 3.4% 1,033   885 101 11.4%
Black or African American 2,743 9.4% 2,999   2,926 -183 -6.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 85 0.3% 66   78 7 9.0%
White 22,368 76.5% 23,495   22,367 1 0.0%
Information Not Available 2,617 9.0% 2,727   2,651 -34 -1.3%
 
Years of Age 29,227 30,797 29,359
Younger than 22 367 0.8% 378   388 -21 -5.4%
22-24 1,070 2.2% 1,067   1,159 -89 -7.7%
25-34 6,615 13.5% 7,029   6,712 -97 -1.4%
35-44 6,467 13.2% 6,713   6,296 171 2.7%
45-54 6,977 14.3% 7,481   7,364 -387 -5.3%
55-59 3,754 7.7% 3,845   3,586 168 4.7%
60-64 2,664 5.4% 2,799   2,520 144 5.7%
65 and older 1,307 2.7% 1,480   1,316 -9 -0.7%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 5   18 -12 -66.7%
 
Industry 29,227 30,797 29,359
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 188 0.6% 209   195 -7 -3.6%
Mining 788 2.7% 584   66 722 1093.9%
Utilities 150 0.5% 152   92 58 63.0%
Construction 2,872 9.8% 2,530   2,806 66 2.4%
Manufacturing 4,753 16.2% 4,269   3,674 1,079 29.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,530 5.2% 1,521   1,546 -16 -1.0%
Retail Trade 2,033 6.9% 2,202   2,584 -551 -21.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 698 2.4% 842   757 -59 -7.8%
Information 699 2.4% 654   766 -67 -8.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,039 3.5% 991   1,250 -211 -16.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 482 1.6% 484   554 -72 -13.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,150 7.3% 2,315   2,376 -226 -9.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 810 2.8% 805   667 143 21.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,674 9.1% 2,838   2,923 -249 -8.5%
Educational Services 1,214 4.1% 1,490   1,243 -29 -2.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,778 9.4% 3,043   3,294 -516 -15.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 395 1.3% 432   451 -56 -12.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,378 4.7% 2,097   1,510 -132 -8.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,007 3.4% 1,681   958 49 5.1%
Public Administration 540 1.8% 557   558 -18 -3.2%
Information Not Available 1,049 3.6% 1,101   1,089 -40 -3.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,412 32,696 31,975
Male 13,291 50.3% 15,183   16,047 -2,756 -17.2%
Female 13,083 49.5% 17,464   15,902 -2,819 -17.7%
Information Not Available 38 0.1% 49   26 12 46.2%
 
Ethnicity 26,412 32,696 31,975
Hispanic or Latino 967 3.7% 1,154   1,071 -104 -9.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,967 75.6% 24,568   24,057 -4,090 -17.0%
Information Not Available 5,478 20.7% 6,974   6,847 -1,369 -20.0%
 
Race 26,412 32,696 31,975
American Indian or Alaskan Native 184 0.7% 230   217 -33 -15.2%
Asian 206 0.8% 189   193 13 6.7%
Black or African American 6,176 23.4% 7,752   6,764 -588 -8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 963 3.6% 1,182   884 79 8.9%
White 17,034 64.5% 20,762   19,087 -2,053 -10.8%
Information Not Available 1,849 7.0% 2,581   4,830 -2,981 -61.7%
 
Years of Age 26,412 32,696 31,975
Younger than 22 551 1.3% 580   683 -132 -19.3%
22-24 1,177 2.8% 1,337   1,644 -467 -28.4%
25-34 6,209 14.9% 7,461   7,647 -1,438 -18.8%
35-44 6,089 14.7% 7,439   7,303 -1,214 -16.6%
45-54 6,374 15.3% 7,940   7,911 -1,537 -19.4%
55-59 2,980 7.2% 3,651   3,500 -520 -14.9%
60-64 1,898 4.6% 2,444   1,989 -91 -4.6%
65 and older 1,134 2.7% 1,844   1,297 -163 -12.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 26,412 32,696 31,975
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 160 0.6% 161   137 23 16.8%
Mining 108 0.4% 117   73 35 47.9%
Utilities 57 0.2% 38   69 -12 -17.4%
Construction 2,608 9.8% 2,657   3,265 -657 -20.1%
Manufacturing 3,312 12.5% 3,692   4,092 -780 -19.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,285 4.8% 1,366   1,428 -143 -10.0%
Retail Trade 2,654 10.0% 2,977   3,082 -428 -13.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 772 2.9% 2,495   1,021 -249 -24.4%
Information 654 2.5% 759   782 -128 -16.4%
Finance and Insurance 904 3.4% 950   1,294 -390 -30.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 477 1.8% 609   481 -4 -0.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,512 5.7% 1,644   1,918 -406 -21.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 159 0.6% 175   135 24 17.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,460 13.0% 4,009   3,884 -424 -10.9%
Educational Services 818 3.1% 1,038   1,100 -282 -25.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,319 12.5% 3,997   4,150 -831 -20.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 315 1.2% 383   352 -37 -10.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,659 6.2% 3,131   2,198 -539 -24.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 702 2.6% 934   872 -170 -19.5%
Public Administration 291 1.1% 293   374 -83 -22.2%
Information Not Available 1,186 4.5% 1,271   1,268 -82 -6.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Sep 2015 Percent Aug 2015     Sep 2014 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,099 16,256 16,695
Male 6,388 48.8% 7,294   7,448 -1,060 -14.2%
Female