Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

April 2016

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
April 2016
Apr 2016 Mar 2016 Monthly Change Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,147,893 2,475,977 -328,084 2,259,095 -111,202 -4.9
Alaska 10,811 11,981 -1,170 9,612 1,199 12.5
Alabama 19,962 20,960 -998 23,045 -3,083 -13.4
Arkansas 15,964 18,371 -2,407 21,112 -5,148 -24.4
Arizona 30,814 26,381 4,433 33,539 -2,725 -8.1
California 392,733 415,102 -22,369 409,173 -16,440 -4.0
Colorado 29,539 32,579 -3,040 29,649 -110 -0.4
Connecticut 40,555 46,914 -6,359 46,354 -5,799 -12.5
District of Columbia 7,427 8,016 -589 7,999 -572 -7.2
Delaware 6,086 7,175 -1,089 6,430 -344 -5.3
Florida 47,794 48,399 -605 60,316 -12,522 -20.8
Georgia 30,467 32,887 -2,420 36,417 -5,950 -16.3
Hawaii 6,521 6,393 128 7,595 -1,074 -14.1
Iowa 19,752 30,456 -10,704 19,962 -210 -1.1
Idaho 7,541 9,306 -1,765 8,864 -1,323 -14.9
Illinois 128,228 154,651 -26,423 127,568 660 0.5
Indiana 23,167 31,863 -8,696 25,542 -2,375 -9.3
Kansas 12,893 16,182 -3,289 15,133 -2,240 -14.8
Kentucky 22,729 27,843 -5,114 25,418 -2,689 -10.6
Louisiana 22,957 23,069 -112 19,482 3,475 17.8
Massachusetts 65,169 77,851 -12,682 70,567 -5,398 -7.6
Maryland 36,868 42,892 -6,024 41,552 -4,684 -11.3
Maine 8,764 11,112 -2,348 10,470 -1,706 -16.3
Michigan 75,189 101,621 -26,432 78,253 -3,064 -3.9
Minnesota 45,809 64,980 -19,171 43,210 2,599 6.0
Missouri 22,208 31,564 -9,356 30,021 -7,813 -26.0
Mississippi 12,313 12,367 -54 12,740 -427 -3.4
Montana 6,978 9,589 -2,611 6,476 502 7.8
North Carolina 24,347 26,703 -2,356 32,453 -8,106 -25.0
North Dakota 6,138 9,665 -3,527 4,059 2,079 51.2
Nebraska 4,120 6,822 -2,702 5,726 -1,606 -28.0
New Hampshire 4,969 5,988 -1,019 5,796 -827 -14.3
New Jersey 99,552 117,879 -18,327 106,383 -6,831 -6.4
New Mexico 13,043 14,761 -1,718 13,393 -350 -2.6
Nevada 23,550 25,581 -2,031 26,125 -2,575 -9.9
New York 157,170 186,621 -29,451 172,351 -15,181 -8.8
Ohio 63,101 80,952 -17,851 65,597 -2,496 -3.8
Oklahoma 23,463 23,207 256 20,820 2,643 12.7
Oregon 28,839 32,902 -4,063 33,022 -4,183 -12.7
Pennsylvania 136,039 167,032 -30,993 137,622 -1,583 -1.2
Puerto Rico 18,071 18,770 -699 20,391 -2,320 -11.4
Rhode Island 9,596 12,576 -2,980 10,154 -558 -5.5
South Carolina 17,874 19,934 -2,060 19,974 -2,100 -10.5
South Dakota 1,630 2,996 -1,366 1,620 10 0.6
Tennessee 21,536 25,883 -4,347 25,041 -3,505 -14.0
Texas 179,776 177,200 2,576 156,899 22,877 14.6
Utah 12,076 14,531 -2,455 12,102 -26 -0.2
Virginia 33,905 37,790 -3,885 34,551 -646 -1.9
Virgin Islands 269 290 -21 336 -67 -19.9
Vermont 5,546 6,269 -723 5,841 -295 -5.1
Washington 49,927 57,830 -7,903 51,833 -1,906 -3.7
Wisconsin 39,786 55,690 -15,904 50,035 -10,249 -20.5
West Virginia 17,281 20,456 -3,175 15,727 1,554 9.9
Wyoming 7,051 7,145 -94 4,745 2,306 48.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,147,893   2,475,977   2,259,095 -111,202 -4.9
Male 1,296,295 60.4% 1,583,034   1,336,890 -40,595 -3.0%
Female 835,515 38.9% 874,660   905,826 -70,311 -7.8%
Information Not Available 16,083 0.7% 18,283   16,379 -296 -1.8%
 
Ethnicity 2,147,893   2,475,977   2,259,095    
Hispanic or Latino 419,063 19.5% 478,710   428,634 -9,571 -2.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,453,764 84.1% 1,683,362   1,535,026 -81,262 -5.3%
Information Not Available 275,066 11.3% 313,905   295,435 -20,369 -6.9%
 
Race 2,147,893   2,475,977   2,259,095
American Indian or Alaskan Native 84,179 3.9% 104,749   30,012 54,167 180.5%
Asian 86,615 4.0% 90,851   73,187 13,428 18.3%
Black or African American 337,398 15.7% 344,103   376,939 -39,541 -10.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 16,410 0.8% 17,697   11,058 5,352 48.4%
White 1,078,851 50.2% 1,307,787   1,210,211 -131,360 -10.9%
Information Not Available 546,597 25.4% 615,541   563,751 -17,154 -3.0%
 
Years of Age 2,147,893   2,475,977   2,259,095
Younger than 22 37,803 1.8% 46,759   42,362 -4,559 -10.8%
22-24 97,008 4.5% 114,998   108,898 -11,890 -10.9%
25-34 496,763 23.1% 566,998   535,418 -38,655 -7.2%
35-44 467,072 21.7% 537,376   492,291 -25,219 -5.1%
45-54 503,632 23.4% 579,522   533,792 -30,160 -5.7%
55-59 240,340 11.2% 277,441   245,824 -5,484 -2.2%
60-64 169,475 7.9% 195,891   166,495 2,980 1.8%
65 and older 119,408 5.6% 137,800   114,655 4,753 4.1%
Information Not Available 16,392 0.8% 19,192   19,360 -2,968 -15.3%
 
Industry 2,147,893   2,475,977   2,259,095
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 92,777 4.3% 115,309   88,144 4,633 5.3%
Mining 52,392 2.4% 57,010   46,749 5,643 12.1%
Utilities 4,720 0.2% 4,972   4,366 354 8.1%
Construction 280,512 13.1% 404,519   304,111 -23,599 -7.8%
Manufacturing 233,758 10.9% 245,862   229,530 4,228 1.8%
Wholesale Trade 79,681 3.7% 88,315   73,085 6,596 9.0%
Retail Trade 152,862 7.1% 165,459   177,321 -24,459 -13.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 78,955 3.7% 86,310   77,141 1,814 2.4%
Information 67,324 3.1% 62,269   61,646 5,678 9.2%
Finance and Insurance 67,348 3.1% 68,881   58,984 8,364 14.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 30,613 1.4% 32,842   30,807 -194 -0.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 110,263 5.1% 116,264   107,160 3,103 2.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13,162 0.6% 14,266   11,564 1,598 13.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 279,326 13.0% 335,442   298,400 -19,074 -6.4%
Educational Services 38,622 1.8% 40,687   42,636 -4,014 -9.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 151,982 7.1% 151,196   173,505 -21,523 -12.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 33,731 1.6% 53,200   39,540 -5,809 -14.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 108,076 5.0% 127,280   120,708 -12,632 -10.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 50,885 2.4% 55,499   54,641 -3,756 -6.9%
Public Administration 33,264 1.5% 40,688   37,129 -3,865 -10.4%
Information Not Available 187,640 8.7% 209,707   221,928 -34,288 -15.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,811 11,981 9,612 1,199 12.5
Male 6,998 64.7% 8,132   6,106 892 14.6%
Female 3,730 34.5% 3,799   3,498 232 6.6%
Information Not Available 83 0.8% 50   8 75 937.5%
 
Ethnicity 10,811   11,981   9,612    
Hispanic or Latino 4 0.0% 7   276 -272 -98.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,314 95.4% 11,483   9,120 1,194 13.1%
Information Not Available 493 4.6% 491   216 277 128.2%
 
Race 10,811 11,981 9,612
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,468 32.1% 3,499   3,380 88 2.6%
Asian 484 4.5% 388   460 24 5.2%
Black or African American 451 4.2% 464   414 37 8.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 212 2.0% 204   184 28 15.2%
White 5,699 52.7% 6,929   4,783 916 19.2%
Information Not Available 497 4.6% 497   391 106 27.1%
 
Years of Age 10,811 11,981 9,612
Younger than 22 231 1.5% 243   195 36 18.5%
22-24 544 3.4% 634   492 52 10.6%
25-34 3,102 19.6% 3,387   2,901 201 6.9%
35-44 2,557 16.2% 2,648   2,067 490 23.7%
45-54 2,322 14.7% 2,589   2,032 290 14.3%
55-59 1,026 6.5% 1,284   968 58 6.0%
60-64 696 4.4% 777   625 71 11.4%
65 and older 333 2.1% 419   332 1 0.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,811 11,981 9,612
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 47 0.4% 82   98 -51 -52.0%
Mining 857 7.9% 805   423 434 102.6%
Utilities 68 0.6% 74   40 28 70.0%
Construction 2,289 21.1% 3,118   1,967 322 16.4%
Manufacturing 612 5.6% 566   602 10 1.7%
Wholesale Trade 159 1.5% 147   162 -3 -1.9%
Retail Trade 903 8.3% 1,013   955 -52 -5.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 448 4.1% 538   395 53 13.4%
Information 108 1.0% 126   76 32 42.1%
Finance and Insurance 138 1.3% 126   140 -2 -1.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 244 2.2% 271   267 -23 -8.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 413 3.8% 420   280 133 47.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 27 0.2% 40   39 -12 -30.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 640 5.9% 684   610 30 4.9%
Educational Services 285 2.6% 270   268 17 6.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 820 7.6% 684   741 79 10.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 122 1.1% 129   108 14 13.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 769 7.1% 891   692 77 11.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 405 3.7% 395   367 38 10.4%
Public Administration 1,048 9.7% 1,212   1,056 -8 -0.8%
Information Not Available 409 3.8% 390   326 83 25.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,962 20,960 23,045
Male 11,144 55.8% 11,817   12,909 -1,765 -13.7%
Female 8,791 44.0% 9,125   10,115 -1,324 -13.1%
Information Not Available 27 0.1% 18   21 6 28.6%
 
Ethnicity 19,962 20,960 23,045
Hispanic or Latino 254 1.3% 267   261 -7 -2.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,453 72.4% 15,127   16,725 -2,272 -13.6%
Information Not Available 5,255 26.3% 5,566   6,059 -804 -13.3%
 
Race 19,962 20,960 23,045
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,091 5.5% 1,088   989 102 10.3%
Asian 530 2.7% 628   562 -32 -5.7%
Black or African American 8,040 40.3% 8,305   9,159 -1,119 -12.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1% 23   31 -13 -41.9%
White 9,320 46.7% 9,897   11,184 -1,864 -16.7%
Information Not Available 963 4.8% 1,019   1,120 -157 -14.0%
 
Years of Age 19,962 20,960 23,045
Younger than 22 51 0.2% 62   600 -549 -91.5%
22-24 62 0.2% 69   1,402 -1,340 -95.6%
25-34 766 2.9% 832   6,016 -5,250 -87.3%
35-44 3,308 12.3% 3,434   5,419 -2,111 -39.0%
45-54 4,416 16.5% 4,770   5,106 -690 -13.5%
55-59 2,291 8.5% 2,362   2,201 90 4.1%
60-64 2,441 9.1% 2,559   1,351 1,090 80.7%
65 and older 6,617 24.7% 6,860   942 5,675 602.4%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 12   8 2 25.0%
 
Industry 19,962 20,960 23,045
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 125 0.6% 133   240 -115 -47.9%
Mining 630 3.1% 721   188 442 235.1%
Utilities 50 0.2% 58   39 11 28.2%
Construction 1,968 9.8% 2,088   2,501 -533 -21.3%
Manufacturing 3,619 18.0% 3,682   4,512 -893 -19.8%
Wholesale Trade 713 3.5% 747   852 -139 -16.3%
Retail Trade 2,186 10.9% 2,237   2,574 -388 -15.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 624 3.1% 659   681 -57 -8.4%
Information 235 1.2% 232   354 -119 -33.6%
Finance and Insurance 622 3.1% 667   668 -46 -6.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 259 1.3% 287   328 -69 -21.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 876 4.4% 897   1,007 -131 -13.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.3% 36   49 9 18.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,758 13.7% 2,953   3,335 -577 -17.3%
Educational Services 287 1.4% 347   328 -41 -12.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,641 8.2% 1,743   1,845 -204 -11.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 92 0.5% 118   131 -39 -29.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,261 6.3% 1,362   1,385 -124 -9.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 407 2.0% 446   481 -74 -15.4%
Public Administration 292 1.5% 280   313 -21 -6.7%
Information Not Available 1,259 6.3% 1,267   1,234 25 2.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,964 18,371 21,112
Male 8,954 56.1% 10,692   11,664 -2,710 -23.2%
Female 5,601 35.1% 6,149   8,029 -2,428 -30.2%
Information Not Available 1,409 8.8% 1,530   1,419 -10 -0.7%
 
Ethnicity 15,964 18,371 21,112
Hispanic or Latino 90 0.6% 124   211 -121 -57.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,465 90.6% 16,717   19,482 -5,017 -25.8%
Information Not Available 1,409 8.8% 1,530   1,419 -10 -0.7%
 
Race 15,964 18,371 21,112
American Indian or Alaskan Native 156 1.0% 176   218 -62 -28.4%
Asian 17 0.1% 21   2 15 750.0%
Black or African American 3,837 24.0% 4,105   5,375 -1,538 -28.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 745 4.7% 868   1,092 -347 -31.8%
White 9,710 60.8% 11,547   12,795 -3,085 -24.1%
Information Not Available 1,499 9.4% 1,654   1,630 -131 -8.0%
 
Years of Age 15,964 18,371 21,112
Younger than 22 362 1.5% 453   607 -245 -40.4%
22-24 733 3.0% 808   1,052 -319 -30.3%
25-34 3,479 14.1% 3,873   4,790 -1,311 -27.4%
35-44 3,533 14.3% 3,908   4,751 -1,218 -25.6%
45-54 3,449 14.0% 4,150   4,603 -1,154 -25.1%
55-59 1,415 5.7% 1,710   1,903 -488 -25.6%
60-64 996 4.0% 1,200   1,206 -210 -17.4%
65 and older 588 2.4% 739   781 -193 -24.7%
Information Not Available 1,409 5.7% 1,530   1,419 -10 -0.7%
 
Industry 15,964 18,371 21,112
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 267 1.6% 604   463 -196 -42.3%
Mining 853 5.3% 632   363 490 135.0%
Utilities 27 0.2% 35   35 -8 -22.9%
Construction 1,496 9.2% 2,147   2,133 -637 -29.9%
Manufacturing 2,446 15.1% 2,721   3,922 -1,476 -37.6%
Wholesale Trade 604 3.7% 697   731 -127 -17.4%
Retail Trade 1,358 8.4% 1,496   1,759 -401 -22.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 723 4.5% 834   875 -152 -17.4%
Information 178 1.1% 198   216 -38 -17.6%
Finance and Insurance 242 1.5% 240   316 -74 -23.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 198 1.2% 210   235 -37 -15.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 512 3.2% 603   735 -223 -30.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.4% 64   85 -27 -31.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,681 10.4% 1,813   2,016 -335 -16.6%
Educational Services 227 1.4% 225   285 -58 -20.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,356 8.4% 1,470   2,128 -772 -36.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 74 0.5% 154   121 -47 -38.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 660 4.1% 808   911 -251 -27.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 289 1.8% 372   421 -132 -31.4%
Public Administration 269 1.7% 282   441 -172 -39.0%
Information Not Available 2,446 15.1% 2,766   2,921 -475 -16.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,814 26,381 33,539
Male 17,432 56.6% 14,862   19,448 -2,016 -10.4%
Female 13,364 43.4% 11,506   14,078 -714 -5.1%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 13   13 5 38.5%
 
Ethnicity 30,814 26,381 33,539
Hispanic or Latino 12,261 39.8% 7,746   14,050 -1,789 -12.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,597 40.9% 13,191   13,459 -862 -6.4%
Information Not Available 5,956 19.3% 5,444   6,030 -74 -1.2%
 
Race 30,814 26,381 33,539
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,774 5.8% 1,803   1,827 -53 -2.9%
Asian 1,821 5.9% 1,299   1,816 5 0.3%
Black or African American 2,153 7.0% 2,251   2,210 -57 -2.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 294 1.0% 344   322 -28 -8.7%
White 17,249 56.0% 15,230   19,600 -2,351 -12.0%
Information Not Available 7,523 24.4% 5,454   7,764 -241 -3.1%
 
Years of Age 30,814 26,381 33,539
Younger than 22 648 1.4% 474   784 -136 -17.3%
22-24 1,494 3.3% 1,170   1,736 -242 -13.9%
25-34 6,917 15.2% 6,011   7,505 -588 -7.8%
35-44 6,287 13.8% 5,629   6,901 -614 -8.9%
45-54 7,737 17.0% 6,452   8,468 -731 -8.6%
55-59 3,648 8.0% 3,073   3,935 -287 -7.3%
60-64 2,483 5.4% 2,152   2,586 -103 -4.0%
65 and older 1,600 3.5% 1,420   1,624 -24 -1.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 30,814 26,381 33,539
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 5,254 14.6% 1,142   6,415 -1,161 -18.1%
Mining 212 0.6% 224   282 -70 -24.8%
Utilities 63 0.2% 54   66 -3 -4.5%
Construction 2,021 5.6% 2,172   2,790 -769 -27.6%
Manufacturing 1,730 4.8% 1,570   1,933 -203 -10.5%
Wholesale Trade 933 2.6% 945   859 74 8.6%
Retail Trade 2,154 6.0% 2,164   2,309 -155 -6.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 629 1.7% 591   703 -74 -10.5%
Information 416 1.2% 376   364 52 14.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,065 3.0% 1,069   1,071 -6 -0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 531 1.5% 501   512 19 3.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,319 3.7% 1,349   1,389 -70 -5.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 112 0.3% 118   86 26 30.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,762 10.4% 3,788   4,058 -296 -7.3%
Educational Services 693 1.9% 756   631 62 9.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,176 6.0% 2,181   2,234 -58 -2.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 232 0.6% 285   264 -32 -12.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,127 3.1% 1,258   1,267 -140 -11.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 535 1.5% 563   604 -69 -11.4%
Public Administration 690 1.9% 684   653 37 5.7%
Information Not Available 5,160 14.3% 4,591   5,049 111 2.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 392,733 415,102 409,173
Male 222,049 56.5% 244,166   229,148 -7,099 -3.1%
Female 170,388 43.4% 170,838   179,931 -9,543 -5.3%
Information Not Available 296 0.1% 98   94 202 214.9%
 
Ethnicity 392,733 415,102 409,173
Hispanic or Latino 169,203 43.1% 189,022   171,179 -1,976 -1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 188,662 48.0% 192,070   202,892 -14,230 -7.0%
Information Not Available 34,868 8.9% 34,010   35,102 -234 -0.7%
 
Race 392,733 415,102 409,173
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,877 0.5% 3,244   4,235 -2,358 -55.7%
Asian 34,473 8.8% 36,074   37,078 -2,605 -7.0%
Black or African American 34,473 8.8% 30,472   32,655 1,818 5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 117,840 30.0% 122,280   128,925 -11,085 -8.6%
Information Not Available 204,070 52.0% 223,032   206,280 -2,210 -1.1%
 
Years of Age 392,733 415,102 409,173
Younger than 22 8,396 1.8% 8,945   7,246 1,150 15.9%
22-24 20,545 4.3% 22,706   19,480 1,065 5.5%
25-34 95,518 20.0% 100,458   101,258 -5,740 -5.7%
35-44 81,391 17.0% 88,073   86,013 -4,622 -5.4%
45-54 89,590 18.7% 92,594   95,706 -6,116 -6.4%
55-59 42,572 8.9% 44,528   45,830 -3,258 -7.1%
60-64 32,398 6.8% 35,092   31,808 590 1.9%
65 and older 22,323 4.7% 22,706   21,738 585 2.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   94 -94 -100.0%
 
Industry 392,733 415,102 409,173
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 68,057 14.8% 87,680   65,498 2,559 3.9%
Mining 2,865 0.6% 2,752   3,482 -617 -17.7%
Utilities 1,679 0.4% 1,769   1,788 -109 -6.1%
Construction 32,596 7.1% 43,250   38,113 -5,517 -14.5%
Manufacturing 42,474 9.2% 42,857   42,442 32 0.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,679 0.4% 1,376   2,447 -768 -31.4%
Retail Trade 27,262 5.9% 27,818   30,584 -3,322 -10.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,260 2.4% 11,697   11,199 61 0.5%
Information 32,102 7.0% 29,587   28,891 3,211 11.1%
Finance and Insurance 7,705 1.7% 7,667   7,811 -106 -1.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,371 0.5% 1,671   1,976 395 20.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,594 1.9% 7,962   6,964 1,630 23.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 70,130 15.2% 67,431   75,565 -5,435 -7.2%
Educational Services 9,581 2.1% 8,355   10,728 -1,147 -10.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 25,089 5.4% 21,822   28,326 -3,237 -11.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,223 1.4% 7,077   8,658 -2,435 -28.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,409 3.3% 15,727   16,469 -1,060 -6.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 10,371 2.3% 9,633   11,199 -828 -7.4%
Public Administration 3,655 0.8% 4,227   4,329 -674 -15.6%
Information Not Available 13,631 3.0% 14,744   12,704 927 7.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,539 32,579 29,649
Male 17,904 60.6% 20,615   17,682 222 1.3%
Female 11,635 39.4% 11,963   11,967 -332 -2.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 29,539 32,579 29,649
Hispanic or Latino 6,248 21.2% 7,572   6,392 -144 -2.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,552 69.6% 22,037   20,526 26 0.1%
Information Not Available 2,739 9.3% 2,970   2,731 8 0.3%
 
Race 29,539 32,579 29,649
American Indian or Alaskan Native 520 1.8% 635   543 -23 -4.2%
Asian 537 1.8% 540   550 -13 -2.4%
Black or African American 1,750 5.9% 1,859   1,916 -166 -8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 106 0.4% 132   114 -8 -7.0%
White 21,062 71.3% 22,950   21,169 -107 -0.5%
Information Not Available 5,564 18.8% 6,463   5,357 207 3.9%
 
Years of Age 29,539 32,579 29,649
Younger than 22 366 0.8% 515   404 -38 -9.4%
22-24 975 2.0% 1,133   1,102 -127 -11.5%
25-34 6,792 14.1% 7,085   6,914 -122 -1.8%
35-44 6,708 13.9% 7,332   6,803 -95 -1.4%
45-54 7,102 14.8% 7,888   7,238 -136 -1.9%
55-59 3,737 7.8% 4,213   3,530 207 5.9%
60-64 2,510 5.2% 2,861   2,351 159 6.8%
65 and older 1,342 2.8% 1,546   1,306 36 2.8%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 6   1 6 600.0%
 
Industry 29,539 32,579 29,649
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 189 0.6% 269   213 -24 -11.3%
Mining 1,565 5.3% 1,595   1,528 37 2.4%
Utilities 55 0.2% 65   29 26 89.7%
Construction 4,352 14.6% 5,892   4,272 80 1.9%
Manufacturing 2,193 7.4% 2,240   2,007 186 9.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,451 4.9% 1,554   1,281 170 13.3%
Retail Trade 2,266 7.6% 2,338   2,333 -67 -2.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,027 3.5% 1,058   1,066 -39 -3.7%
Information 889 3.0% 977   918 -29 -3.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,081 3.6% 1,121   1,035 46 4.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 638 2.1% 567   647 -9 -1.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,690 9.0% 2,910   2,524 166 6.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 518 1.7% 597   416 102 24.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,315 11.2% 4,035   3,689 -374 -10.1%
Educational Services 660 2.2% 772   785 -125 -15.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,023 6.8% 2,132   2,187 -164 -7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 699 2.4% 442   661 38 5.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,872 6.3% 1,516   1,958 -86 -4.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 702 2.4% 730   689 13 1.9%
Public Administration 595 2.0% 880   627 -32 -5.1%
Information Not Available 759 2.6% 889   784 -25 -3.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,555 46,914 46,354
Male 23,672 58.4% 30,985   26,399 -2,727 -10.3%
Female 16,883 41.6% 15,929   19,955 -3,072 -15.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 40,555 46,914 46,354
Hispanic or Latino 6,817 16.8% 8,203   7,505 -688 -9.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,738 83.2% 38,711   38,849 -5,111 -13.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 40,555 46,914 46,354
American Indian or Alaskan Native 134 0.3% 158   164 -30 -18.3%
Asian 751 1.9% 811   730 21 2.9%
Black or African American 6,160 15.2% 6,324   6,951 -791 -11.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 22,483 55.4% 26,990   25,826 -3,343 -12.9%
Information Not Available 11,027 27.2% 12,631   12,683 -1,656 -13.1%
 
Years of Age 40,555 46,914 46,354
Younger than 22 544 0.9% 716   634 -90 -14.2%
22-24 1,624 2.7% 2,029   2,015 -391 -19.4%
25-34 8,913 15.0% 10,507   10,212 -1,299 -12.7%
35-44 7,979 13.5% 9,395   9,166 -1,187 -13.0%
45-54 9,679 16.3% 11,128   11,303 -1,624 -14.4%
55-59 4,773 8.1% 5,559   5,413 -640 -11.8%
60-64 3,799 6.4% 4,153   4,061 -262 -6.5%
65 and older 3,244 5.5% 3,427   3,550 -306 -8.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 40,555 46,914 46,354
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 253 0.6% 521   270 -17 -6.3%
Mining 39 0.1% 76   47 -8 -17.0%
Utilities 57 0.1% 86   60 -3 -5.0%
Construction 5,625 13.8% 8,808   6,171 -546 -8.8%
Manufacturing 4,301 10.5% 4,359   4,233 68 1.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,556 3.8% 1,729   1,701 -145 -8.5%
Retail Trade 4,276 10.5% 4,697   5,023 -747 -14.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,930 9.6% 1,720   5,238 -1,308 -25.0%
Information 669 1.6% 655   746 -77 -10.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,336 3.3% 1,267   1,449 -113 -7.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 625 1.5% 683   657 -32 -4.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,690 4.1% 1,773   1,816 -126 -6.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 255 0.6% 263   287 -32 -11.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,213 12.8% 7,767   5,842 -629 -10.8%
Educational Services 992 2.4% 1,102   1,185 -193 -16.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,006 9.8% 4,187   4,538 -532 -11.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 996 2.4% 1,793   1,333 -337 -25.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,501 6.1% 2,857   3,341 -840 -25.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,183 2.9% 1,356   1,283 -100 -7.8%
Public Administration 493 1.2% 542   545 -52 -9.5%
Information Not Available 559 1.4% 673   589 -30 -5.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,427 8,016 7,999
Male 3,433 46.2% 3,733   3,876 -443 -11.4%
Female 3,994 53.8% 4,283   4,122 -128 -3.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,427 8,016 7,999
Hispanic or Latino 547 7.4% 609   669 -122 -18.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,825 91.9% 7,369   7,312 -487 -6.7%
Information Not Available 55 0.7% 38   18 37 205.6%
 
Race 7,427 8,016 7,999
American Indian or Alaskan Native 40 0.5% 47   35 5 14.3%
Asian 204 2.7% 222   184 20 10.9%
Black or African American 5,171 69.6% 5,654   5,520 -349 -6.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 0.2% 19   20 -6 -30.0%
White 1,421 19.1% 1,489   1,652 -231 -14.0%
Information Not Available 577 7.8% 585   588 -11 -1.9%
 
Years of Age 7,427 8,016 7,999
Younger than 22 133 1.6% 145   159 -26 -16.4%
22-24 388 4.6% 422   436 -48 -11.0%
25-34 2,025 24.2% 2,169   2,219 -194 -8.7%
35-44 1,678 20.1% 1,763   1,729 -51 -2.9%
45-54 1,652 19.8% 1,801   1,822 -170 -9.3%
55-59 782 9.4% 823   803 -21 -2.6%
60-64 493 5.9% 559   546 -53 -9.7%
65 and older 276 3.3% 334   285 -9 -3.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,427 8,016 7,999
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 12 0.2% 16   32 -20 -62.5%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 3   2 0 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 4 0.1% 3   5 -1 -20.0%
Retail Trade 13 0.2% 17   38 -25 -65.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 21 0.3% 16   14 7 50.0%
Information 7 0.1% 9   13 -6 -46.2%
Finance and Insurance 5 0.1% 7   9 -4 -44.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 6 0.1% 3   6 0 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 38 0.5% 35   45 -7 -15.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 50 0.7% 72   59 -9 -15.3%
Educational Services 8 0.1% 6   4 4 100.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 18 0.2% 24   10 8 80.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4 0.1% 4   1 3 300.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 22 0.3% 13   21 1 4.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 12 0.2% 10   16 -4 -25.0%
Public Administration 1 0.0% 3   3 -2 -66.7%
Information Not Available 7,202 97.0% 7,774   7,718 -516 -6.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,086 7,175 6,430
Male 2,864 47.1% 3,496   3,084 -220 -7.1%
Female 2,951 48.5% 3,367   3,038 -87 -2.9%
Information Not Available 271 4.5% 312   308 -37 -12.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,086 7,175 6,430
Hispanic or Latino 386 6.3% 520   384 2 0.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,429 89.2% 6,343   5,738 -309 -5.4%
Information Not Available 271 4.5% 312   308 -37 -12.0%
 
Race 6,086 7,175 6,430
American Indian or Alaskan Native 18 0.3% 24   22 -4 -18.2%
Asian 97 1.6% 125   126 -29 -23.0%
Black or African American 2,523 41.5% 2,848   2,599 -76 -2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1% 6   4 0 0.0%
White 3,255 53.5% 3,937   3,457 -202 -5.8%
Information Not Available 189 3.1% 235   222 -33 -14.9%
 
Years of Age 6,086 7,175 6,430
Younger than 22 74 0.8% 110   108 -34 -31.5%
22-24 268 3.0% 334   319 -51 -16.0%
25-34 1,472 16.6% 1,752   1,698 -226 -13.3%
35-44 1,249 14.1% 1,444   1,211 38 3.1%
45-54 1,393 15.7% 1,629   1,529 -136 -8.9%
55-59 737 8.3% 835   681 56 8.2%
60-64 485 5.5% 567   507 -22 -4.3%
65 and older 323 3.6% 409   321 2 0.6%
Information Not Available 85 1.0% 95   56 29 51.8%
 
Industry 6,086 7,175 6,430
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 23 0.4% 24   20 3 15.0%
Mining 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 9   2 7 350.0%
Construction 509 8.3% 694   519 -10 -1.9%
Manufacturing 345 5.6% 416   398 -53 -13.3%
Wholesale Trade 190 3.1% 248   206 -16 -7.8%
Retail Trade 884 14.5% 1,037   988 -104 -10.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 230 3.8% 268   236 -6 -2.5%
Information 81 1.3% 99   101 -20 -19.8%
Finance and Insurance 516 8.4% 528   534 -18 -3.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 113 1.8% 128   126 -13 -10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 376 6.2% 352   353 23 6.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29 0.5% 29   14 15 107.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,042 17.1% 1,255   1,165 -123 -10.6%
Educational Services 70 1.1% 112   96 -26 -27.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 749 12.3% 818   782 -33 -4.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 99 1.6% 149   101 -2 -2.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 559 9.2% 719   550 9 1.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 178 2.9% 189   182 -4 -2.2%
Public Administration 58 0.9% 84   40 18 45.0%
Information Not Available 24 0.4% 15   17 7 41.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,794 48,399 60,316
Male 23,452 49.1% 24,099   30,037 -6,585 -21.9%
Female 24,260 50.8% 24,232   30,235 -5,975 -19.8%
Information Not Available 82 0.2% 68   44 38 86.4%
 
Ethnicity 47,794 48,399 60,316
Hispanic or Latino 12,072 25.3% 12,200   15,276 -3,204 -21.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,311 65.5% 31,499   40,385 -9,074 -22.5%
Information Not Available 4,411 9.2% 4,700   4,655 -244 -5.2%
 
Race 47,794 48,399 60,316
American Indian or Alaskan Native 296 0.6% 299   345 -49 -14.2%
Asian 772 1.6% 766   892 -120 -13.5%
Black or African American 11,922 24.9% 11,726   15,105 -3,183 -21.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 210 0.4% 223   275 -65 -23.6%
White 29,024 60.7% 29,612   37,379 -8,355 -22.4%
Information Not Available 5,570 11.7% 5,773   6,320 -750 -11.9%
 
Years of Age 47,794 48,399 60,316
Younger than 22 453 0.6% 411   656 -203 -30.9%
22-24 1,363 1.9% 1,397   2,197 -834 -38.0%
25-34 9,419 12.8% 9,275   12,716 -3,297 -25.9%
35-44 9,688 13.2% 9,384   12,029 -2,341 -19.5%
45-54 10,371 14.1% 10,310   13,154 -2,783 -21.2%
55-59 4,996 6.8% 4,925   6,000 -1,004 -16.7%
60-64 3,309 4.5% 3,616   4,101 -792 -19.3%
65 and older 2,222 3.0% 2,297   2,967 -745 -25.1%
Information Not Available 5,973 8.1% 6,784   6,496 -523 -8.1%
 
Industry 47,794 48,399 60,316
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 626 1.3% 622   796 -170 -21.4%
Mining 185 0.4% 157   176 9 5.1%
Utilities 84 0.2% 76   52 32 61.5%
Construction 3,005 6.2% 3,283   3,931 -926 -23.6%
Manufacturing 2,282 4.7% 2,504   2,991 -709 -23.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,110 4.4% 2,060   2,500 -390 -15.6%
Retail Trade 4,755 9.8% 4,723   6,509 -1,754 -26.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,435 3.0% 1,464   1,623 -188 -11.6%
Information 931 1.9% 936   1,262 -331 -26.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,370 4.9% 2,099   2,716 -346 -12.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,097 2.3% 1,101   1,431 -334 -23.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,786 7.8% 3,770   4,411 -625 -14.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 490 1.0% 498   439 51 11.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,201 16.9% 8,213   10,695 -2,494 -23.3%
Educational Services 1,062 2.2% 1,090   1,213 -151 -12.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,220 8.7% 4,247   5,493 -1,273 -23.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 742 1.5% 726   887 -145 -16.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,899 6.0% 3,070   4,217 -1,318 -31.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,397 2.9% 1,404   1,666 -269 -16.1%
Public Administration 674 1.4% 601   978 -304 -31.1%
Information Not Available 5,443 11.2% 5,755   6,330 -887 -14.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,467 32,887 36,417
Male 14,054 46.1% 15,548   18,245 -4,191 -23.0%
Female 14,969 49.1% 15,980   17,597 -2,628 -14.9%
Information Not Available 1,444 4.7% 1,359   575 869 151.1%
 
Ethnicity 30,467 32,887 36,417
Hispanic or Latino 85 0.3% 137   78 7 9.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,938 95.0% 31,391   35,764 -6,826 -19.1%
Information Not Available 1,444 4.7% 1,359   575 869 151.1%
 
Race 30,467 32,887 36,417
American Indian or Alaskan Native 124 0.4% 142   172 -48 -27.9%
Asian 541 1.8% 512   560 -19 -3.4%
Black or African American 16,695 54.8% 17,811   19,603 -2,908 -14.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 11,663 38.3% 13,063   15,507 -3,844 -24.8%
Information Not Available 1,444 4.7% 1,359   575 869 151.1%
 
Years of Age 30,467 32,887 36,417
Younger than 22 439 1.1% 513   530 -91 -17.2%
22-24 1,295 3.2% 1,364   1,597 -302 -18.9%
25-34 7,453 18.6% 8,082   8,667 -1,214 -14.0%
35-44 7,423 18.5% 7,973   8,659 -1,236 -14.3%
45-54 7,391 18.5% 7,924   8,760 -1,369 -15.6%
55-59 3,167 7.9% 3,395   3,584 -417 -11.6%
60-64 2,107 5.3% 2,223   2,252 -145 -6.4%
65 and older 1,181 3.0% 1,300   1,266 -85 -6.7%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 113   1,102 -1,091 -99.0%
 
Industry 30,467 32,887 36,417
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 368 1.2% 486   602 -234 -38.9%
Mining 10 0.0% 14   23 -13 -56.5%
Utilities 28 0.1% 24   48 -20 -41.7%
Construction 1,326 4.3% 1,368   2,584 -1,258 -48.7%
Manufacturing 2,258 7.3% 2,754   2,580 -322 -12.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,208 3.9% 1,295   1,529 -321 -21.0%
Retail Trade 2,236 7.3% 2,390   2,881 -645 -22.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 580 1.9% 629   695 -115 -16.5%
Information 543 1.8% 569   724 -181 -25.0%
Finance and Insurance 981 3.2% 1,036   1,059 -78 -7.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 396 1.3% 402   515 -119 -23.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,489 17.8% 5,614   6,176 -687 -11.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 35 0.1% 26   37 -2 -5.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 63 0.2% 80   84 -21 -25.0%
Educational Services 547 1.8% 704   786 -239 -30.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,551 5.0% 1,719   1,808 -257 -14.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,158 3.8% 1,354   1,448 -290 -20.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 199 0.6% 247   229 -30 -13.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 309 1.0% 298   331 -22 -6.6%
Public Administration 333 1.1% 336   434 -101 -23.3%
Information Not Available 10,849 35.2% 11,542   11,844 -995 -8.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,521 6,393 7,595
Male 4,324 66.3% 4,182   5,003 -679 -13.6%
Female 2,194 33.6% 2,210   2,590 -396 -15.3%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 1   2 1 50.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,521 6,393 7,595
Hispanic or Latino 493 7.6% 509   564 -71 -12.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,385 67.2% 4,289   5,083 -698 -13.7%
Information Not Available 1,643 25.2% 1,595   1,948 -305 -15.7%
 
Race 6,521 6,393 7,595
American Indian or Alaskan Native 52 0.8% 44   50 2 4.0%
Asian 2,010 30.8% 1,940   2,502 -492 -19.7%
Black or African American 115 1.8% 108   120 -5 -4.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,899 29.1% 1,814   2,197 -298 -13.6%
White 1,509 23.1% 1,553   1,718 -209 -12.2%
Information Not Available 936 14.4% 934   1,008 -72 -7.1%
 
Years of Age 6,521 6,393 7,595
Younger than 22 77 1.0% 64   87 -10 -11.5%
22-24 207 2.8% 188   224 -17 -7.6%
25-34 1,426 19.3% 1,428   1,742 -316 -18.1%
35-44 1,468 19.9% 1,436   1,740 -272 -15.6%
45-54 1,539 20.8% 1,492   1,869 -330 -17.7%
55-59 705 9.5% 709   818 -113 -13.8%
60-64 644 8.7% 619   622 22 3.5%
65 and older 455 6.2% 457   493 -38 -7.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,521 6,393 7,595
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 180 2.7% 131   149 31 20.8%
Mining 0 0.0% 1   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 10 0.1% 14   6 4 66.7%
Construction 1,830 27.3% 1,732   2,359 -529 -22.4%
Manufacturing 208 3.1% 176   202 6 3.0%
Wholesale Trade 117 1.7% 126   141 -24 -17.0%
Retail Trade 349 5.2% 349   437 -88 -20.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 228 3.4% 255   233 -5 -2.1%
Information 291 4.3% 205   218 73 33.5%
Finance and Insurance 84 1.3% 90   81 3 3.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 94 1.4% 105   107 -13 -12.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 217 3.2% 223   245 -28 -11.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 45 0.7% 36   49 -4 -8.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 746 11.1% 750   1,020 -274 -26.9%
Educational Services 53 0.8% 66   60 -7 -11.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 270 4.0% 285   316 -46 -14.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 83 1.2% 93   86 -3 -3.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 624 9.3% 597   689 -65 -9.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 159 2.4% 166   158 1 0.6%
Public Administration 81 1.2% 89   78 3 3.8%
Information Not Available 852 12.7% 904   959 -107 -11.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,752 30,456 19,962
Male 12,826 64.9% 22,735   12,566 260 2.1%
Female 6,657 33.7% 7,376   6,961 -304 -4.4%
Information Not Available 269 1.4% 345   435 -166 -38.2%
 
Ethnicity 19,752 30,456 19,962
Hispanic or Latino 1,300 6.6% 2,738   1,185 115 9.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,326 87.7% 26,231   17,570 -244 -1.4%
Information Not Available 1,126 5.7% 1,487   1,207 -81 -6.7%
 
Race 19,752 30,456 19,962
American Indian or Alaskan Native 282 1.4% 424   191 91 47.6%
Asian 280 1.4% 337   262 18 6.9%
Black or African American 1,499 7.6% 1,740   1,375 124 9.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,265 77.3% 23,730   15,742 -477 -3.0%
Information Not Available 2,426 12.3% 4,225   2,392 34 1.4%
 
Years of Age 19,752 30,456 19,962
Younger than 22 301 0.9% 569   309 -8 -2.6%
22-24 827 2.5% 1,496   883 -56 -6.3%
25-34 4,392 13.2% 7,015   4,469 -77 -1.7%
35-44 4,340 13.0% 6,493   4,280 60 1.4%
45-54 4,544 13.6% 6,705   4,765 -221 -4.6%
55-59 2,477 7.4% 3,648   2,402 75 3.1%
60-64 1,725 5.2% 2,596   1,731 -6 -0.3%
65 and older 1,140 3.4% 1,925   1,119 21 1.9%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 9   4 2 50.0%
 
Industry 19,752 30,456 19,962
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 164 0.8% 274   157 7 4.5%
Mining 207 1.0% 623   204 3 1.5%
Utilities 30 0.2% 36   32 -2 -6.3%
Construction 4,827 24.2% 10,974   4,624 203 4.4%
Manufacturing 4,250 21.3% 5,073   4,497 -247 -5.5%
Wholesale Trade 857 4.3% 1,009   862 -5 -0.6%
Retail Trade 1,467 7.4% 1,763   1,545 -78 -5.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 826 4.1% 1,131   760 66 8.7%
Information 524 2.6% 510   454 70 15.4%
Finance and Insurance 834 4.2% 846   535 299 55.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 199 1.0% 278   164 35 21.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 546 2.7% 657   687 -141 -20.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.3% 48   36 18 50.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,873 9.4% 3,309   1,996 -123 -6.2%
Educational Services 286 1.4% 335   279 7 2.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,134 5.7% 1,134   1,274 -140 -11.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 213 1.1% 451   262 -49 -18.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 742 3.7% 938   856 -114 -13.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 360 1.8% 446   368 -8 -2.2%
Public Administration 211 1.1% 427   223 -12 -5.4%
Information Not Available 148 0.7% 194   147 1 0.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,541 9,306 8,864
Male 4,787 63.5% 6,370   5,516 -729 -13.2%
Female 2,753 36.5% 2,936   3,348 -595 -17.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,541 9,306 8,864
Hispanic or Latino 802 10.6% 1,251   1,060 -258 -24.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,972 65.9% 6,405   6,623 -1,651 -24.9%
Information Not Available 1,767 23.4% 1,650   1,181 586 49.6%
 
Race 7,541 9,306 8,864
American Indian or Alaskan Native 314 2.8% 349   465 -151 -32.5%
Asian 101 0.9% 79   140 -39 -27.9%
Black or African American 99 0.9% 100   134 -35 -26.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 68 0.6% 53   104 -36 -34.6%
White 9,125 81.5% 11,372   11,723 -2,598 -22.2%
Information Not Available 1,496 13.4% 2,109   2,361 -865 -36.6%
 
Years of Age 7,541 9,306 8,864
Younger than 22 162 1.0% 274   164 -2 -1.2%
22-24 282 1.8% 429   332 -50 -15.1%
25-34 1,448 9.1% 1,992   1,687 -239 -14.2%
35-44 1,432 9.0% 1,941   1,682 -250 -14.9%
45-54 1,779 11.1% 2,188   2,153 -374 -17.4%
55-59 910 5.7% 1,141   1,144 -234 -20.5%
60-64 701 4.4% 810   766 -65 -8.5%
65 and older 806 5.0% 500   934 -128 -13.7%
Information Not Available 21 0.1% 31   2 19 950.0%
 
Industry 7,541 9,306 8,864
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 589 7.2% 970   603 -14 -2.3%
Mining 159 2.0% 106   257 -98 -38.1%
Utilities 15 0.2% 33   23 -8 -34.8%
Construction 968 11.9% 1,763   1,003 -35 -3.5%
Manufacturing 848 10.4% 1,010   1,121 -273 -24.4%
Wholesale Trade 401 4.9% 396   395 6 1.5%
Retail Trade 671 8.3% 814   738 -67 -9.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 450 5.5% 455   462 -12 -2.6%
Information 94 1.2% 98   90 4 4.4%
Finance and Insurance 167 2.1% 183   222 -55 -24.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 106 1.3% 114   112 -6 -5.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 309 3.8% 374   326 -17 -5.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.2% 14   41 -22 -53.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 663 8.2% 1,098   978 -315 -32.2%
Educational Services 97 1.2% 116   152 -55 -36.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 574 7.1% 628   663 -89 -13.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 101 1.2% 199   144 -43 -29.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 353 4.3% 418   500 -147 -29.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 154 1.9% 192   194 -40 -20.6%
Public Administration 179 2.2% 324   197 -18 -9.1%
Information Not Available 624 7.7% 1   643 -19 -3.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 128,228 154,651 127,568
Male 81,481 63.5% 105,627   78,835 2,646 3.4%
Female 45,976 35.9% 48,045   48,034 -2,058 -4.3%
Information Not Available 771 0.6% 979   699 72 10.3%
 
Ethnicity 128,228 154,651 127,568
Hispanic or Latino 22,164 17.3% 31,979   22,363 -199 -0.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 92,877 72.4% 106,794   91,710 1,167 1.3%
Information Not Available 13,187 10.3% 15,878   13,495 -308 -2.3%
 
Race 128,228 154,651 127,568
American Indian or Alaskan Native 731 0.6% 830   666 65 9.8%
Asian 2,776 2.2% 3,170   2,566 210 8.2%
Black or African American 29,610 23.1% 29,798   30,135 -525 -1.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 251 0.2% 299   294 -43 -14.6%
White 79,666 62.1% 98,841   78,448 1,218 1.6%
Information Not Available 15,194 11.8% 21,713   15,459 -265 -1.7%
 
Years of Age 128,228 154,651 127,568
Younger than 22 1,509 0.8% 1,841   1,802 -293 -16.3%
22-24 4,775 2.4% 5,651   5,301 -526 -9.9%
25-34 28,506 14.4% 33,183   28,813 -307 -1.1%
35-44 29,969 15.2% 36,021   30,135 -166 -0.6%
45-54 32,408 16.4% 40,155   32,907 -499 -1.5%
55-59 15,468 7.8% 19,195   14,872 596 4.0%
60-64 10,395 5.3% 12,313   9,315 1,080 11.6%
65 and older 5,198 2.6% 6,292   4,423 775 17.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 128,228 154,651 127,568
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 524 0.4% 969   536 -12 -2.2%
Mining 954 0.7% 1,242   822 132 16.1%
Utilities 158 0.1% 159   137 21 15.3%
Construction 23,443 18.2% 32,809   22,583 860 3.8%
Manufacturing 14,929 11.6% 16,440   13,053 1,876 14.4%
Wholesale Trade 5,733 4.5% 6,309   5,269 464 8.8%
Retail Trade 8,569 6.7% 9,858   10,350 -1,781 -17.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,936 4.6% 6,808   5,722 214 3.7%
Information 2,130 1.7% 2,214   2,144 -14 -0.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,866 3.0% 4,038   3,844 22 0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,654 1.3% 1,747   1,767 -113 -6.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,388 5.7% 8,334   6,991 397 5.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 937 0.7% 1,087   766 171 22.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 20,153 15.7% 27,838   20,611 -458 -2.2%
Educational Services 2,815 2.2% 3,033   2,367 448 18.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,799 6.1% 7,633   8,619 -820 -9.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,130 1.7% 3,308   2,275 -145 -6.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,181 4.8% 6,920   6,193 -12 -0.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,003 2.3% 3,250   3,111 -108 -3.5%
Public Administration 2,600 2.0% 2,327   2,673 -73 -2.7%
Information Not Available 7,326 5.7% 8,328   7,735 -409 -5.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,167 31,863 25,542
Male 14,801 63.9% 22,576   15,995 -1,194 -7.5%
Female 8,330 36.0% 9,226   9,508 -1,178 -12.4%
Information Not Available 36 0.2% 61   39 -3 -7.7%
 
Ethnicity 23,167 31,863 25,542
Hispanic or Latino 1,112 4.8% 1,855   1,340 -228 -17.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,173 78.4% 24,156   19,115 -942 -4.9%
Information Not Available 3,882 16.8% 5,852   5,087 -1,205 -23.7%
 
Race 23,167 31,863 25,542
American Indian or Alaskan Native 96 0.4% 147   138 -42 -30.4%
Asian 142 0.6% 150   151 -9 -6.0%
Black or African American 3,745 16.2% 4,208   4,167 -422 -10.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 34 0.1% 40   30 4 13.3%
White 17,739 76.6% 25,253   19,458 -1,719 -8.8%
Information Not Available 1,411 6.1% 2,065   1,598 -187 -11.7%
 
Years of Age 23,167 31,863 25,542
Younger than 22 253 0.6% 437   321 -68 -21.2%
22-24 715 1.8% 1,154   973 -258 -26.5%
25-34 4,863 12.4% 6,462   5,530 -667 -12.1%
35-44 5,764 14.7% 7,849   6,252 -488 -7.8%
45-54 6,186 15.8% 8,639   6,752 -566 -8.4%
55-59 2,889 7.4% 3,855   3,044 -155 -5.1%
60-64 1,703 4.3% 2,355   1,741 -38 -2.2%
65 and older 794 2.0% 1,112   929 -135 -14.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,167 31,863 25,542
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 72 0.3% 142   96 -24 -25.0%
Mining 109 0.5% 178   105 4 3.8%
Utilities 30 0.1% 39   18 12 66.7%
Construction 4,778 20.6% 9,084   5,218 -440 -8.4%
Manufacturing 4,350 18.7% 5,175   4,453 -103 -2.3%
Wholesale Trade 934 4.0% 1,028   905 29 3.2%
Retail Trade 1,508 6.5% 1,725   1,768 -260 -14.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,174 5.1% 1,717   1,056 118 11.2%
Information 268 1.2% 281   372 -104 -28.0%
Finance and Insurance 522 2.2% 578   523 -1 -0.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 328 1.4% 398   364 -36 -9.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 861 3.7% 999   935 -74 -7.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 122 0.5% 137   118 4 3.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,356 10.1% 3,472   2,893 -537 -18.6%
Educational Services 362 1.6% 406   416 -54 -13.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,441 6.2% 1,508   1,914 -473 -24.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 201 0.9% 463   299 -98 -32.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 668 2.9% 751   856 -188 -22.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 586 2.5% 656   565 21 3.7%
Public Administration 237 1.0% 330   246 -9 -3.7%
Information Not Available 2,260 9.7% 2,796   2,422 -162 -6.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,893 16,182 15,133
Male 7,706 59.8% 10,532   9,198 -1,492 -16.2%
Female 5,187 40.2% 5,650   5,935 -748 -12.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,893 16,182 15,133
Hispanic or Latino 1,076 8.3% 1,670   1,266 -190 -15.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,367 49.4% 7,859   6,452 -85 -1.3%
Information Not Available 5,450 42.3% 6,653   7,415 -1,965 -26.5%
 
Race 12,893 16,182 15,133
American Indian or Alaskan Native 195 1.5% 205   230 -35 -15.2%
Asian 169 1.3% 210   218 -49 -22.5%
Black or African American 2,645 20.5% 2,971   2,614 31 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 27 0.2% 55   29 -2 -6.9%
White 8,973 69.6% 11,417   11,006 -2,033 -18.5%
Information Not Available 884 6.9% 1,324   1,036 -152 -14.7%
 
Years of Age 12,893 16,182 15,133
Younger than 22 192 0.9% 247   254 -62 -24.4%
22-24 574 2.8% 747   694 -120 -17.3%
25-34 3,117 14.9% 3,852   3,624 -507 -14.0%
35-44 3,018 14.5% 3,711   3,347 -329 -9.8%
45-54 2,929 14.0% 3,708   3,635 -706 -19.4%
55-59 1,456 7.0% 1,838   1,735 -279 -16.1%
60-64 1,002 4.8% 1,281   1,141 -139 -12.2%
65 and older 605 2.9% 798   703 -98 -13.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,893 16,182 15,133
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 44 0.3% 69   55 -11 -20.0%
Mining 370 2.9% 432   738 -368 -49.9%
Utilities 21 0.2% 14   28 -7 -25.0%
Construction 1,898 14.7% 3,291   2,116 -218 -10.3%
Manufacturing 1,891 14.6% 2,225   2,131 -240 -11.3%
Wholesale Trade 523 4.0% 630   616 -93 -15.1%
Retail Trade 933 7.2% 1,110   1,332 -399 -30.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 473 3.7% 655   689 -216 -31.3%
Information 342 2.6% 376   298 44 14.8%
Finance and Insurance 375 2.9% 407   379 -4 -1.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 201 1.6% 219   181 20 11.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 867 6.7% 862   833 34 4.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33 0.3% 38   52 -19 -36.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,660 12.8% 2,136   1,859 -199 -10.7%
Educational Services 241 1.9% 287   289 -48 -16.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,199 9.3% 1,231   1,407 -208 -14.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 89 0.7% 143   109 -20 -18.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 505 3.9% 573   628 -123 -19.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 252 1.9% 300   324 -72 -22.2%
Public Administration 218 1.7% 312   330 -112 -33.9%
Information Not Available 758 5.9% 872   739 19 2.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,729 27,843 25,418
Male 15,104 66.5% 19,878   16,005 -901 -5.6%
Female 7,625 33.5% 7,965   9,413 -1,788 -19.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 22,729 27,843 25,418
Hispanic or Latino 9 0.0% 19   26 -17 -65.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 481 2.1% 547   577 -96 -16.6%
Information Not Available 22,239 97.8% 27,277   24,815 -2,576 -10.4%
 
Race 22,729 27,843 25,418
American Indian or Alaskan Native 121 0.5% 111   143 -22 -15.4%
Asian 51 0.2% 70   65 -14 -21.5%
Black or African American 2,794 12.3% 2,899   3,526 -732 -20.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1% 19   4 15 375.0%
White 19,501 85.8% 24,415   21,406 -1,905 -8.9%
Information Not Available 243 1.1% 329   274 -31 -11.3%
 
Years of Age 22,729 27,843 25,418
Younger than 22 285 0.7% 315   347 -62 -17.9%
22-24 832 2.1% 1,081   1,063 -231 -21.7%
25-34 4,658 11.5% 5,692   5,704 -1,046 -18.3%
35-44 5,359 13.3% 6,532   6,476 -1,117 -17.2%
45-54 6,102 15.1% 7,037   6,068 34 0.6%
55-59 2,560 6.3% 3,289   2,672 -112 -4.2%
60-64 1,794 4.4% 2,398   2,000 -206 -10.3%
65 and older 1,135 2.8% 1,489   1,084 51 4.7%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 10   4 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,729 27,843 25,418
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 51 0.2% 130   56 -5 -8.9%
Mining 1,593 7.0% 1,814   1,123 470 41.9%
Utilities 65 0.3% 28   30 35 116.7%
Construction 2,859 12.6% 6,221   3,153 -294 -9.3%
Manufacturing 4,770 20.9% 4,922   6,931 -2,161 -31.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,051 4.6% 900   907 144 15.9%
Retail Trade 1,616 7.1% 1,508   1,735 -119 -6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,233 5.4% 1,146   820 413 50.4%
Information 341 1.5% 315   468 -127 -27.1%
Finance and Insurance 631 2.8% 659   573 58 10.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 332 1.5% 357   299 33 11.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,065 4.7% 1,243   967 98 10.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 65 0.3% 70   39 26 66.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,037 8.9% 2,779   2,811 -774 -27.5%
Educational Services 276 1.2% 376   278 -2 -0.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,640 7.2% 1,554   1,791 -151 -8.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 257 1.1% 413   269 -12 -4.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 892 3.9% 970   872 20 2.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 477 2.1% 668   529 -52 -9.8%
Public Administration 341 1.5% 668   382 -41 -10.7%
Information Not Available 1,137 5.0% 1,102   1,385 -248 -17.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,957 23,069 19,482
Male 14,314 62.4% 14,622   11,231 3,083 27.5%
Female 8,635 37.6% 8,441   8,251 384 4.7%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 6   0 8 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 22,957 23,069 19,482
Hispanic or Latino 1,093 4.8% 1,154   826 267 32.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,860 95.2% 21,913   18,656 3,204 17.2%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 2   0 4 0.0%
 
Race 22,957 23,069 19,482
American Indian or Alaskan Native 176 0.8% 176   220 -44 -20.0%
Asian 235 1.0% 230   175 60 34.3%
Black or African American 10,922 47.6% 10,738   10,364 558 5.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 34 0.1% 24   36 -2 -5.6%
White 11,224 48.9% 11,562   8,687 2,537 29.2%
Information Not Available 366 1.6% 339   0 366 0.0%
 
Years of Age 22,957 23,069 19,482
Younger than 22 343 1.1% 343   254 89 35.0%
22-24 975 3.0% 910   857 118 13.8%
25-34 5,550 17.0% 5,490   5,009 541 10.8%
35-44 5,441 16.7% 5,450   4,516 925 20.5%
45-54 5,353 16.4% 5,423   4,409 944 21.4%
55-59 2,701 8.3% 2,779   2,140 561 26.2%
60-64 1,584 4.9% 1,662   1,415 169 11.9%
65 and older 1,010 3.1% 1,012   882 128 14.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,957 23,069 19,482
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 255 1.1% 321   230 25 10.9%
Mining 1,428 6.2% 1,507   1,335 93 7.0%
Utilities 51 0.2% 73   41 10 24.4%
Construction 3,968 17.1% 3,939   3,237 731 22.6%
Manufacturing 2,896 12.5% 3,013   2,099 797 38.0%
Wholesale Trade 799 3.4% 786   743 56 7.5%
Retail Trade 1,617 7.0% 1,542   1,582 35 2.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,086 4.7% 1,151   744 342 46.0%
Information 318 1.4% 352   259 59 22.8%
Finance and Insurance 412 1.8% 426   475 -63 -13.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 565 2.4% 546   485 80 16.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,199 5.2% 1,191   1,013 186 18.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 99 0.4% 98   63 36 57.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,850 8.0% 1,860   1,886 -36 -1.9%
Educational Services 287 1.2% 306   277 10 3.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,783 7.7% 1,767   2,001 -218 -10.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 269 1.2% 254   321 -52 -16.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,303 5.6% 1,230   1,280 23 1.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 569 2.5% 593   491 78 15.9%
Public Administration 273 1.2% 310   316 -43 -13.6%
Information Not Available 1,930 8.3% 1,804   604 1,326 219.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 65,169 77,851 70,567
Male 41,300 63.4% 53,211   43,818 -2,518 -5.7%
Female 23,866 36.6% 24,634   26,747 -2,881 -10.8%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 6   2 1 50.0%
 
Ethnicity 65,169 77,851 70,567
Hispanic or Latino 8,010 12.3% 10,019   8,826 -816 -9.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 53,296 81.8% 63,388   57,356 -4,060 -7.1%
Information Not Available 3,863 5.9% 4,444   4,385 -522 -11.9%
 
Race 65,169 77,851 70,567
American Indian or Alaskan Native 322 0.5% 380   334 -12 -3.6%
Asian 2,165 3.3% 2,240   2,370 -205 -8.6%
Black or African American 5,806 8.9% 6,172   6,353 -547 -8.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 148 0.2% 184   195 -47 -24.1%
White 48,283 74.1% 58,669   52,175 -3,892 -7.5%
Information Not Available 8,445 13.0% 10,206   9,140 -695 -7.6%
 
Years of Age 65,169 77,851 70,567
Younger than 22 1,140 1.1% 1,715   1,170 -30 -2.6%
22-24 2,811 2.6% 3,692   3,051 -240 -7.9%
25-34 14,190 13.1% 17,777   16,344 -2,154 -13.2%
35-44 14,215 13.1% 16,556   14,936 -721 -4.8%
45-54 16,571 15.3% 18,857   17,062 -491 -2.9%
55-59 7,465 6.9% 8,585   7,921 -456 -5.8%
60-64 5,071 4.7% 5,938   5,648 -577 -10.2%
65 and older 3,706 3.4% 4,731   4,435 -729 -16.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 65,169 77,851 70,567
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 508 0.8% 869   600 -92 -15.3%
Mining 118 0.2% 200   110 8 7.3%
Utilities 120 0.2% 128   132 -12 -9.1%
Construction 11,744 17.9% 16,604   11,909 -165 -1.4%
Manufacturing 5,311 8.1% 5,911   5,767 -456 -7.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,494 3.8% 2,730   2,742 -248 -9.0%
Retail Trade 4,957 7.5% 5,672   5,939 -982 -16.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,860 2.8% 2,065   1,917 -57 -3.0%
Information 3,858 5.9% 1,426   1,500 2,358 157.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,155 3.3% 1,898   2,131 24 1.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,130 1.7% 1,368   1,463 -333 -22.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,060 7.7% 5,543   5,601 -541 -9.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 288 0.4% 320   287 1 0.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,683 11.7% 11,877   9,314 -1,631 -17.5%
Educational Services 1,102 1.7% 1,120   1,147 -45 -3.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,154 7.8% 5,051   6,622 -1,468 -22.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,409 2.1% 2,612   1,725 -316 -18.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,220 6.4% 5,791   5,090 -870 -17.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,455 5.3% 3,549   3,731 -276 -7.4%
Public Administration 972 1.5% 1,235   1,076 -104 -9.7%
Information Not Available 1,571 2.4% 1,882   1,764 -193 -10.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,868 42,892 41,552
Male 15,578 42.3% 19,064   17,683 -2,105 -11.9%
Female 12,658 34.3% 13,474   13,791 -1,133 -8.2%
Information Not Available 8,632 23.4% 10,354   10,078 -1,446 -14.3%
 
Ethnicity 36,868 42,892 41,552
Hispanic or Latino 1,509 4.1% 1,938   1,845 -336 -18.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,037 70.6% 29,875   28,950 -2,913 -10.1%
Information Not Available 9,322 25.3% 11,079   10,757 -1,435 -13.3%
 
Race 36,868 42,892 41,552
American Indian or Alaskan Native 85 0.2% 99   121 -36 -29.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 12,813 34.8% 13,675   13,818 -1,005 -7.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 48 0.1% 54   52 -4 -7.7%
White 13,091 35.5% 16,047   14,959 -1,868 -12.5%
Information Not Available 10,831 29.4% 13,017   12,602 -1,771 -14.1%
 
Years of Age 36,868 42,892 41,552
Younger than 22 431 0.9% 497   560 -129 -23.0%
22-24 1,252 2.6% 1,473   1,546 -294 -19.0%
25-34 7,004 14.7% 7,751   7,848 -844 -10.8%
35-44 6,154 12.9% 6,842   6,424 -270 -4.2%
45-54 6,449 13.5% 7,370   7,405 -956 -12.9%
55-59 3,047 6.4% 3,589   3,381 -334 -9.9%
60-64 2,184 4.6% 2,640   2,436 -252 -10.3%
65 and older 1,715 3.6% 2,376   1,874 -159 -8.5%
Information Not Available 8,632 18.1% 10,354   10,078 -1,446 -14.3%
 
Industry 36,868 42,892 41,552
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 66 0.2% 95   57 9 15.8%
Mining 44 0.1% 76   64 -20 -31.3%
Utilities 35 0.1% 34   19 16 84.2%
Construction 3,644 9.9% 5,176   4,420 -776 -17.6%
Manufacturing 353 1.0% 368   415 -62 -14.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,153 3.1% 1,178   1,246 -93 -7.5%
Retail Trade 1,254 3.4% 1,334   1,358 -104 -7.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 660 1.8% 727   726 -66 -9.1%
Information 526 1.4% 455   555 -29 -5.2%
Finance and Insurance 953 2.6% 899   968 -15 -1.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 624 1.7% 674   713 -89 -12.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,486 6.7% 2,642   3,073 -587 -19.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 82 0.2% 155   102 -20 -19.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,445 12.0% 4,818   4,543 -98 -2.2%
Educational Services 751 2.0% 799   835 -84 -10.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,640 7.1% 2,618   2,902 -262 -9.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 366 1.0% 800   430 -64 -14.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,183 5.9% 3,342   2,441 -258 -10.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 814 2.2% 881   905 -91 -10.1%
Public Administration 541 1.5% 723   743 -202 -27.2%
Information Not Available 13,248 35.9% 15,098   15,037 -1,789 -11.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,764 11,112 10,470
Male 6,016 68.6% 7,740   7,039 -1,023 -14.5%
Female 2,748 31.4% 3,372   3,431 -683 -19.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,764 11,112 10,470
Hispanic or Latino 169 1.9% 240   152 17 11.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,665 87.5% 9,680   8,148 -483 -5.9%
Information Not Available 930 10.6% 1,192   2,170 -1,240 -57.1%
 
Race 8,764 11,112 10,470
American Indian or Alaskan Native 110 1.3% 140   117 -7 -6.0%
Asian 69 0.8% 88   78 -9 -11.5%
Black or African American 146 1.7% 185   166 -20 -12.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 7,966 90.9% 10,100   8,413 -447 -5.3%
Information Not Available 473 5.4% 599   1,696 -1,223 -72.1%
 
Years of Age 8,764 11,112 10,470
Younger than 22 181 1.1% 268   261 -80 -30.7%
22-24 414 2.6% 553   552 -138 -25.0%
25-34 1,779 11.2% 2,462   2,325 -546 -23.5%
35-44 1,723 10.9% 2,210   2,039 -316 -15.5%
45-54 2,058 13.0% 2,464   2,461 -403 -16.4%
55-59 1,165 7.3% 1,378   1,269 -104 -8.2%
60-64 854 5.4% 1,016   881 -27 -3.1%
65 and older 590 3.7% 761   682 -92 -13.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,764 11,112 10,470
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 662 7.0% 310   607 55 9.1%
Mining 3 0.0% 17   13 -10 -76.9%
Utilities 17 0.2% 9   10 7 70.0%
Construction 1,581 16.8% 2,555   1,810 -229 -12.7%
Manufacturing 934 9.9% 1,171   995 -61 -6.1%
Wholesale Trade 266 2.8% 328   284 -18 -6.3%
Retail Trade 728 7.7% 871   880 -152 -17.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 352 3.7% 269   348 4 1.1%
Information 49 0.5% 49   44 5 11.4%
Finance and Insurance 118 1.3% 120   124 -6 -4.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 73 0.8% 79   83 -10 -12.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 191 2.0% 192   237 -46 -19.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.2% 16   11 8 72.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 611 6.5% 1,068   787 -176 -22.4%
Educational Services 72 0.8% 72   85 -13 -15.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 412 4.4% 393   461 -49 -10.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 123 1.3% 169   215 -92 -42.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 715 7.6% 1,272   791 -76 -9.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 123 1.3% 165   148 -25 -16.9%
Public Administration 95 1.0% 124   122 -27 -22.1%
Information Not Available 1,620 17.2% 1,863   2,415 -795 -32.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 75,189 101,621 78,253
Male 49,194 65.4% 71,945   50,107 -913 -1.8%
Female 24,417 32.5% 27,845   26,513 -2,096 -7.9%
Information Not Available 1,578 2.1% 1,831   1,633 -55 -3.4%
 
Ethnicity 75,189 101,621 78,253
Hispanic or Latino 4,425 5.9% 7,720   4,175 250 6.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 57,548 76.5% 78,305   59,476 -1,928 -3.2%
Information Not Available 13,216 17.6% 15,596   14,602 -1,386 -9.5%
 
Race 75,189 101,621 78,253
American Indian or Alaskan Native 757 1.0% 1,219   832 -75 -9.0%
Asian 653 0.9% 781   790 -137 -17.3%
Black or African American 11,974 15.9% 11,387   11,550 424 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 70 0.1% 87   73 -3 -4.1%
White 44,676 59.4% 66,252   47,762 -3,086 -6.5%
Information Not Available 17,059 22.7% 21,895   17,246 -187 -1.1%
 
Years of Age 75,189 101,621 78,253
Younger than 22 1,668 1.5% 2,793   1,849 -181 -9.8%
22-24 3,873 3.4% 5,480   4,338 -465 -10.7%
25-34 17,632 15.4% 23,175   17,914 -282 -1.6%
35-44 16,521 14.4% 22,603   17,842 -1,321 -7.4%
45-54 19,063 16.6% 25,596   19,675 -612 -3.1%
55-59 8,607 7.5% 11,422   8,934 -327 -3.7%
60-64 5,123 4.5% 6,768   5,174 -51 -1.0%
65 and older 2,698 2.4% 3,776   2,527 171 6.8%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 8   0 4 0.0%
 
Industry 75,189 101,621 78,253
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,055 1.4% 1,844   980 75 7.7%
Mining 519 0.7% 1,020   685 -166 -24.2%
Utilities 108 0.1% 135   84 24 28.6%
Construction 14,714 19.3% 24,175   15,052 -338 -2.2%
Manufacturing 14,408 18.9% 13,121   10,372 4,036 38.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,882 3.8% 3,261   3,309 -427 -12.9%
Retail Trade 3,793 5.0% 5,573   4,477 -684 -15.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,171 2.8% 3,309   2,412 -241 -10.0%
Information 675 0.9% 855   922 -247 -26.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,287 1.7% 1,203   1,294 -7 -0.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 947 1.2% 1,172   1,013 -66 -6.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,928 5.2% 5,200   4,132 -204 -4.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,264 1.7% 1,594   1,778 -514 -28.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,495 12.5% 15,208   10,752 -1,257 -11.7%
Educational Services 744 1.0% 882   1,019 -275 -27.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,365 5.7% 4,688   5,560 -1,195 -21.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,426 1.9% 3,638   1,552 -126 -8.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,408 4.5% 3,929   3,696 -288 -7.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,752 2.3% 2,172   1,959 -207 -10.6%
Public Administration 964 1.3% 1,600   1,126 -162 -14.4%
Information Not Available 5,284 6.9% 7,042   6,079 -795 -13.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,809 64,980 43,210
Male 33,197 72.5% 50,538   29,666 3,531 11.9%
Female 12,607 27.5% 14,433   13,537 -930 -6.9%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 9   7 -2 -28.6%
 
Ethnicity 45,809 64,980 43,210
Hispanic or Latino 1,918 4.2% 2,766   1,736 182 10.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,900 84.9% 55,526   36,678 2,222 6.1%
Information Not Available 4,991 10.9% 6,688   4,796 195 4.1%
 
Race 45,809 64,980 43,210
American Indian or Alaskan Native 599 1.3% 820   637 -38 -6.0%
Asian 907 2.0% 1,005   880 27 3.1%
Black or African American 2,864 6.3% 3,205   3,044 -180 -5.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 90 0.2% 123   65 25 38.5%
White 37,690 82.3% 54,783   35,043 2,647 7.6%
Information Not Available 3,659 8.0% 5,044   3,541 118 3.3%
 
Years of Age 45,809 64,980 43,210
Younger than 22 628 0.8% 1,217   683 -55 -8.1%
22-24 2,040 2.6% 3,405   1,984 56 2.8%
25-34 11,004 13.8% 16,105   10,302 702 6.8%
35-44 9,737 12.2% 13,912   8,979 758 8.4%
45-54 10,496 13.2% 14,436   10,291 205 2.0%
55-59 5,828 7.3% 7,739   5,376 452 8.4%
60-64 3,924 4.9% 5,243   3,579 345 9.6%
65 and older 2,144 2.7% 2,915   1,997 147 7.4%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 8   19 -11 -57.9%
 
Industry 45,809 64,980 43,210
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 716 1.5% 1,047   704 12 1.7%
Mining 783 1.7% 1,339   357 426 119.3%
Utilities 132 0.3% 172   113 19 16.8%
Construction 14,705 31.6% 24,510   12,077 2,628 21.8%
Manufacturing 5,885 12.6% 7,491   5,671 214 3.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,740 3.7% 2,184   1,667 73 4.4%
Retail Trade 2,484 5.3% 3,063   2,663 -179 -6.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,485 3.2% 1,803   1,399 86 6.1%
Information 543 1.2% 593   623 -80 -12.8%
Finance and Insurance 888 1.9% 928   1,019 -131 -12.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 489 1.1% 582   596 -107 -18.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,459 5.3% 2,922   2,247 212 9.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 999 2.1% 1,132   667 332 49.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,821 8.2% 6,125   3,973 -152 -3.8%
Educational Services 668 1.4% 803   747 -79 -10.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,530 5.4% 2,694   2,837 -307 -10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 578 1.2% 1,016   604 -26 -4.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,675 3.6% 2,194   1,848 -173 -9.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,101 2.4% 1,428   1,148 -47 -4.1%
Public Administration 692 1.5% 1,221   682 10 1.5%
Information Not Available 1,436 3.1% 1,733   1,568 -132 -8.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,208 31,564 30,021
Male 12,448 56.1% 19,381   16,734 -4,286 -25.6%
Female 9,721 43.8% 12,150   13,231 -3,510 -26.5%
Information Not Available 39 0.2% 33   56 -17 -30.4%
 
Ethnicity 22,208 31,564 30,021
Hispanic or Latino 920 4.1% 1,345   1,135 -215 -18.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,305 77.9% 24,972   22,706 -5,401 -23.8%
Information Not Available 3,983 17.9% 5,247   6,180 -2,197 -35.6%
 
Race 22,208 31,564 30,021
American Indian or Alaskan Native 139 0.6% 175   203 -64 -31.5%
Asian 153 0.7% 181   200 -47 -23.5%
Black or African American 4,883 22.0% 5,738   6,129 -1,246 -20.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 932 4.2% 1,125   969 -37 -3.8%
White 14,699 66.2% 22,289   20,220 -5,521 -27.3%
Information Not Available 1,402 6.3% 2,056   2,300 -898 -39.0%
 
Years of Age 22,208 31,564 30,021
Younger than 22 258 0.7% 440   416 -158 -38.0%
22-24 838 2.4% 1,242   1,283 -445 -34.7%
25-34 5,151 14.6% 7,343   7,034 -1,883 -26.8%
35-44 5,193 14.8% 7,257   6,816 -1,623 -23.8%
45-54 5,378 15.3% 7,513   7,477 -2,099 -28.1%
55-59 2,655 7.6% 3,716   3,515 -860 -24.5%
60-64 1,742 5.0% 2,386   2,133 -391 -18.3%
65 and older 993 2.8% 1,667   1,347 -354 -26.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,208 31,564 30,021
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 116 0.5% 325   183 -67 -36.6%
Mining 123 0.6% 198   174 -51 -29.3%
Utilities 30 0.1% 32   49 -19 -38.8%
Construction 2,883 12.9% 5,946   4,431 -1,548 -34.9%
Manufacturing 3,141 14.1% 3,599   3,553 -412 -11.6%
Wholesale Trade 981 4.4% 1,166   1,343 -362 -27.0%
Retail Trade 2,171 9.7% 2,652   2,923 -752 -25.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 701 3.1% 1,106   1,020 -319 -31.3%
Information 346 1.5% 430   681 -335 -49.2%
Finance and Insurance 637 2.9% 757   900 -263 -29.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 368 1.6% 569   544 -176 -32.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,125 5.0% 1,360   1,289 -164 -12.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 108 0.5% 155   211 -103 -48.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,016 13.5% 4,175   3,862 -846 -21.9%
Educational Services 418 1.9% 432   578 -160 -27.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,344 10.5% 2,619   3,306 -962 -29.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 327 1.5% 994   452 -125 -27.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,583 7.1% 2,765   2,253 -670 -29.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 533 2.4% 694   739 -206 -27.9%
Public Administration 247 1.1% 368   350 -103 -29.4%
Information Not Available 1,010 4.5% 1,222   1,180 -170 -14.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Apr 2016 Percent Mar 2016     Apr 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,313 12,367 12,740
Male 7,042 57.2% 7,221   7,400 -358 -4.8%
Female 5,255 42.7%