Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

August 2016

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
August 2016
Aug 2016 Jul 2016 Monthly Change Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,049,379 2,135,165 -85,786 2,143,407 -94,028 -4.4
Alaska 7,223 7,201 22 6,361 862 13.6
Alabama 22,244 24,874 -2,630 23,302 -1,058 -4.5
Arkansas 16,372 17,830 -1,458 20,705 -4,333 -20.9
Arizona 36,845 38,289 -1,444 38,119 -1,274 -3.3
California 347,608 349,744 -2,136 361,595 -13,987 -3.9
Colorado 25,593 26,413 -820 25,940 -347 -1.3
Connecticut 44,394 43,569 825 43,943 451 1.0
District of Columbia 8,953 8,652 301 9,389 -436 -4.6
Delaware 6,463 6,531 -68 6,943 -480 -6.9
Florida 58,258 57,794 464 71,163 -12,905 -18.1
Georgia 30,817 33,948 -3,131 37,352 -6,535 -17.5
Hawaii 6,729 7,374 -645 7,053 -324 -4.6
Iowa 17,011 18,606 -1,595 18,782 -1,771 -9.4
Idaho 5,733 6,174 -441 6,389 -656 -10.3
Illinois 111,658 118,368 -6,710 116,739 -5,081 -4.4
Indiana 20,688 22,159 -1,471 21,028 -340 -1.6
Kansas 11,865 14,388 -2,523 14,194 -2,329 -16.4
Kentucky 21,569 23,364 -1,795 21,498 71 0.3
Louisiana 26,544 27,996 -1,452 22,616 3,928 17.4
Massachusetts 58,680 58,680 60,792 -2,112 -3.5
Maryland 39,476 38,396 1,080 41,560 -2,084 -5.0
Maine 4,396 4,442 -46 5,070 -674 -13.3
Michigan 63,182 76,618 -13,436 53,010 10,172 19.2
Minnesota 30,300 32,215 -1,915 30,797 -497 -1.6
Missouri 31,544 32,154 -610 32,696 -1,152 -3.5
Mississippi 14,983 17,778 -2,795 16,256 -1,273 -7.8
Montana 4,359 4,668 -309 4,700 -341 -7.3
North Carolina 25,597 26,776 -1,179 31,740 -6,143 -19.4
North Dakota 3,503 4,174 -671 3,209 294 9.2
Nebraska 4,299 4,708 -409 6,079 -1,780 -29.3
New Hampshire 4,589 4,775 -186 5,082 -493 -9.7
New Jersey 105,796 104,984 812 113,259 -7,463 -6.6
New Mexico 12,248 13,172 -924 11,509 739 6.4
Nevada 21,753 23,111 -1,358 25,871 -4,118 -15.9
New York 157,336 159,029 -1,693 166,002 -8,666 -5.2
Ohio 53,853 57,629 -3,776 54,415 -562 -1.0
Oklahoma 23,516 24,488 -972 22,160 1,356 6.1
Oregon 26,612 28,107 -1,495 29,688 -3,076 -10.4
Pennsylvania 139,327 144,904 -5,577 144,290 -4,963 -3.4
Puerto Rico 20,685 25,911 -5,226 28,291 -7,606 -26.9
Rhode Island 9,834 10,063 -229 10,335 -501 -4.8
South Carolina 21,788 22,032 -244 22,368 -580 -2.6
South Dakota 1,383 1,566 -183 1,284 99 7.7
Tennessee 19,646 22,980 -3,334 26,101 -6,455 -24.7
Texas 183,387 190,278 -6,891 174,178 9,209 5.3
Utah 9,683 10,335 -652 9,778 -95 -1.0
Virginia 32,056 34,083 -2,027 34,073 -2,017 -5.9
Virgin Islands 341 315 26 442 -101 -22.9
Vermont 3,914 3,846 68 3,830 84 2.2
Washington 43,023 42,588 435 44,337 -1,314 -3.0
Wisconsin 33,488 35,675 -2,187 39,885 -6,397 -16.0
West Virginia 13,877 16,444 -2,567 13,605 272 2.0
Wyoming 4,358 4,967 -609 3,604 754 20.9
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,049,379   2,135,165   2,143,407 -94,028 -4.4
Male 1,055,821 51.5% 1,107,607   1,088,228 -32,407 -3.0%
Female 977,321 47.7% 1,012,675   1,039,307 -61,986 -6.0%
Information Not Available 16,237 0.8% 14,883   15,872 365 2.3%
 
Ethnicity 2,049,379   2,135,165   2,143,407    
Hispanic or Latino 369,938 18.1% 387,036   392,271 -22,333 -5.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,402,666 83.5% 1,459,916   1,475,772 -73,106 -5.0%
Information Not Available 276,775 11.9% 288,213   275,364 1,411 0.5%
 
Race 2,049,379   2,135,165   2,143,407
American Indian or Alaskan Native 26,833 1.3% 27,992   25,682 1,151 4.5%
Asian 70,084 3.4% 72,451   70,870 -786 -1.1%
Black or African American 399,977 19.5% 414,197   416,553 -16,576 -4.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12,112 0.6% 12,501   10,703 1,409 13.2%
White 1,045,754 50.9% 1,097,091   1,109,182 -63,428 -5.7%
Information Not Available 498,359 24.3% 517,687   514,855 -16,496 -3.2%
 
Years of Age 2,049,379   2,135,165   2,143,407
Younger than 22 33,627 1.6% 36,385   37,954 -4,327 -11.4%
22-24 83,708 4.1% 88,456   97,662 -13,954 -14.3%
25-34 459,838 22.4% 478,895   491,882 -32,044 -6.5%
35-44 443,285 21.6% 465,899   460,920 -17,635 -3.8%
45-54 475,402 23.2% 500,122   501,926 -26,524 -5.3%
55-59 230,038 11.2% 240,952   236,403 -6,365 -2.7%
60-64 169,374 8.3% 172,446   165,954 3,420 2.1%
65 and older 137,888 6.7% 137,323   132,003 5,885 4.5%
Information Not Available 16,219 0.8% 14,687   18,703 -2,484 -13.3%
 
Industry 2,049,379   2,135,165   2,143,407
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 52,533 2.6% 53,060   55,308 -2,775 -5.0%
Mining 29,500 1.4% 35,569   38,271 -8,771 -22.9%
Utilities 4,720 0.2% 5,468   4,520 200 4.4%
Construction 169,857 8.3% 178,065   164,146 5,711 3.5%
Manufacturing 208,304 10.2% 239,075   206,099 2,205 1.1%
Wholesale Trade 73,899 3.6% 73,157   71,512 2,387 3.3%
Retail Trade 154,036 7.5% 150,641   163,484 -9,448 -5.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 128,756 6.3% 130,960   131,123 -2,367 -1.8%
Information 61,148 3.0% 61,863   61,648 -500 -0.8%
Finance and Insurance 57,437 2.8% 56,934   56,737 700 1.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 26,952 1.3% 26,989   28,534 -1,582 -5.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 119,212 5.8% 124,220   119,076 136 0.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,956 0.6% 14,466   12,263 693 5.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 251,469 12.3% 259,362   268,855 -17,386 -6.5%
Educational Services 83,080 4.1% 90,205   94,230 -11,150 -11.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 181,330 8.8% 185,732   198,849 -17,519 -8.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 27,128 1.3% 27,626   31,628 -4,500 -14.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 138,634 6.8% 143,438   147,193 -8,559 -5.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 51,798 2.5% 55,270   57,260 -5,462 -9.5%
Public Administration 37,140 1.8% 38,353   42,655 -5,515 -12.9%
Information Not Available 179,490 8.8% 184,712   190,016 -10,526 -5.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,223 7,201 6,361 862 13.6
Male 3,826 53.0% 3,745   3,122 704 22.5%
Female 3,374 46.7% 3,427   3,231 143 4.4%
Information Not Available 23 0.3% 29   8 15 187.5%
 
Ethnicity 7,223   7,201   6,361    
Hispanic or Latino 16 0.2% 14   27 -11 -40.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,874 95.2% 6,843   6,075 799 13.2%
Information Not Available 333 4.6% 344   259 74 28.6%
 
Race 7,223 7,201 6,361
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,284 31.6% 2,286   2,179 105 4.8%
Asian 372 5.2% 317   222 150 67.6%
Black or African American 390 5.4% 354   319 71 22.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 175 2.4% 171   134 41 30.6%
White 3,655 50.6% 3,715   3,225 430 13.3%
Information Not Available 347 4.8% 358   282 65 23.0%
 
Years of Age 7,223 7,201 6,361
Younger than 22 107 1.0% 96   137 -30 -21.9%
22-24 370 3.6% 404   363 7 1.9%
25-34 2,109 20.3% 2,032   1,787 322 18.0%
35-44 1,579 15.2% 1,576   1,445 134 9.3%
45-54 1,525 14.7% 1,515   1,345 180 13.4%
55-59 732 7.1% 741   621 111 17.9%
60-64 497 4.8% 519   410 87 21.2%
65 and older 304 2.9% 318   253 51 20.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,223 7,201 6,361
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 17 0.2% 18   11 6 54.5%
Mining 527 7.3% 529   277 250 90.3%
Utilities 27 0.4% 33   28 -1 -3.6%
Construction 757 10.5% 786   710 47 6.6%
Manufacturing 382 5.3% 300   205 177 86.3%
Wholesale Trade 118 1.6% 117   115 3 2.6%
Retail Trade 684 9.4% 679   610 74 12.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 571 7.9% 564   456 115 25.2%
Information 79 1.1% 76   86 -7 -8.1%
Finance and Insurance 165 2.3% 140   153 12 7.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 165 2.3% 179   135 30 22.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 304 4.2% 318   235 69 29.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18 0.2% 20   19 -1 -5.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 369 5.1% 353   367 2 0.5%
Educational Services 307 4.2% 335   330 -23 -7.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 752 10.4% 779   750 2 0.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 92 1.3% 79   67 25 37.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 582 8.0% 555   473 109 23.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 379 5.2% 397   401 -22 -5.5%
Public Administration 665 9.2% 661   694 -29 -4.2%
Information Not Available 263 3.6% 283   239 24 10.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,244 24,874 23,302
Male 11,633 52.3% 12,148   11,665 -32 -0.3%
Female 10,589 47.6% 12,702   11,612 -1,023 -8.8%
Information Not Available 22 0.1% 24   25 -3 -12.0%
 
Ethnicity 22,244 24,874 23,302
Hispanic or Latino 270 1.2% 387   242 28 11.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,234 73.0% 18,609   16,692 -458 -2.7%
Information Not Available 5,740 25.8% 5,878   6,368 -628 -9.9%
 
Race 22,244 24,874 23,302
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,475 6.6% 1,506   1,349 126 9.3%
Asian 650 2.9% 641   552 98 17.8%
Black or African American 9,523 42.8% 11,137   9,956 -433 -4.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1% 33   27 -6 -22.2%
White 9,520 42.8% 10,282   10,376 -856 -8.2%
Information Not Available 1,055 4.7% 1,275   1,042 13 1.2%
 
Years of Age 22,244 24,874 23,302
Younger than 22 49 0.2% 63   613 -564 -92.0%
22-24 71 0.2% 85   1,325 -1,254 -94.6%
25-34 853 2.9% 1,041   6,141 -5,288 -86.1%
35-44 3,605 12.4% 4,060   5,519 -1,914 -34.7%
45-54 4,833 16.6% 5,501   5,083 -250 -4.9%
55-59 2,508 8.6% 2,797   2,172 336 15.5%
60-64 2,693 9.3% 2,974   1,371 1,322 96.4%
65 and older 7,624 26.2% 8,346   1,067 6,557 614.5%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 7   11 -3 -27.3%
 
Industry 22,244 24,874 23,302
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 203 0.9% 158   218 -15 -6.9%
Mining 262 1.2% 317   305 -43 -14.1%
Utilities 46 0.2% 43   25 21 84.0%
Construction 2,507 11.2% 2,455   2,072 435 21.0%
Manufacturing 3,531 15.7% 4,438   3,556 -25 -0.7%
Wholesale Trade 783 3.5% 732   885 -102 -11.5%
Retail Trade 2,434 10.8% 2,363   2,481 -47 -1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 680 3.0% 828   618 62 10.0%
Information 243 1.1% 226   292 -49 -16.8%
Finance and Insurance 616 2.7% 614   633 -17 -2.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 271 1.2% 256   292 -21 -7.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,204 5.4% 1,228   1,231 -27 -2.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 71 0.3% 78   71 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,859 12.7% 3,325   3,194 -335 -10.5%
Educational Services 451 2.0% 491   528 -77 -14.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,864 8.3% 2,499   2,239 -375 -16.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 126 0.6% 126   149 -23 -15.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,680 7.5% 1,926   1,830 -150 -8.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 549 2.4% 942   835 -286 -34.3%
Public Administration 271 1.2% 261   313 -42 -13.4%
Information Not Available 1,593 7.1% 1,568   1,535 58 3.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,372 17,830 20,705
Male 8,113 49.6% 8,174   10,042 -1,929 -19.2%
Female 7,146 43.6% 8,322   9,580 -2,434 -25.4%
Information Not Available 1,113 6.8% 1,334   1,083 30 2.8%
 
Ethnicity 16,372 17,830 20,705
Hispanic or Latino 90 0.5% 105   312 -222 -71.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,169 92.7% 16,391   19,310 -4,141 -21.4%
Information Not Available 1,113 6.8% 1,334   1,083 30 2.8%
 
Race 16,372 17,830 20,705
American Indian or Alaskan Native 190 1.2% 154   200 -10 -5.0%
Asian 30 0.2% 38   35 -5 -14.3%
Black or African American 4,859 29.7% 5,161   6,207 -1,348 -21.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 763 4.7% 850   704 59 8.4%
White 9,327 57.0% 10,188   12,164 -2,837 -23.3%
Information Not Available 1,203 7.3% 1,439   1,395 -192 -13.8%
 
Years of Age 16,372 17,830 20,705
Younger than 22 387 1.6% 372   554 -167 -30.1%
22-24 751 3.1% 818   1,077 -326 -30.3%
25-34 3,592 14.6% 3,889   4,790 -1,198 -25.0%
35-44 3,657 14.9% 3,957   4,656 -999 -21.5%
45-54 3,489 14.2% 3,878   4,455 -966 -21.7%
55-59 1,591 6.5% 1,694   1,908 -317 -16.6%
60-64 1,090 4.4% 1,128   1,331 -241 -18.1%
65 and older 702 2.9% 760   851 -149 -17.5%
Information Not Available 1,113 4.5% 1,334   1,083 30 2.8%
 
Industry 16,372 17,830 20,705
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 153 0.9% 138   196 -43 -21.9%
Mining 433 2.6% 525   413 20 4.8%
Utilities 24 0.1% 27   48 -24 -50.0%
Construction 1,212 7.3% 1,228   1,396 -184 -13.2%
Manufacturing 2,495 15.1% 2,444   3,120 -625 -20.0%
Wholesale Trade 676 4.1% 644   953 -277 -29.1%
Retail Trade 1,448 8.8% 1,459   1,744 -296 -17.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 634 3.8% 663   777 -143 -18.4%
Information 179 1.1% 173   246 -67 -27.2%
Finance and Insurance 201 1.2% 208   336 -135 -40.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 166 1.0% 187   267 -101 -37.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 595 3.6% 688   833 -238 -28.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 35 0.2% 47   58 -23 -39.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,935 11.7% 2,028   2,326 -391 -16.8%
Educational Services 501 3.0% 675   528 -27 -5.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,671 10.1% 2,185   2,460 -789 -32.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 102 0.6% 85   119 -17 -14.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,096 6.6% 1,338   1,514 -418 -27.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 347 2.1% 389   408 -61 -15.0%
Public Administration 340 2.1% 297   404 -64 -15.8%
Information Not Available 2,129 12.9% 2,402   2,559 -430 -16.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,845 38,289 38,119
Male 20,204 54.8% 20,305   21,001 -797 -3.8%
Female 16,625 45.1% 17,959   17,106 -481 -2.8%
Information Not Available 16 0.0% 25   12 4 33.3%
 
Ethnicity 36,845 38,289 38,119
Hispanic or Latino 16,085 43.7% 17,258   16,619 -534 -3.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,698 37.2% 14,151   14,770 -1,072 -7.3%
Information Not Available 7,062 19.2% 6,880   6,730 332 4.9%
 
Race 36,845 38,289 38,119
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,186 5.9% 2,259   2,173 13 0.6%
Asian 2,451 6.7% 2,202   2,223 228 10.3%
Black or African American 2,481 6.7% 2,503   2,528 -47 -1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 292 0.8% 299   338 -46 -13.6%
White 17,977 48.8% 18,969   22,588 -4,611 -20.4%
Information Not Available 11,458 31.1% 12,057   8,269 3,189 38.6%
 
Years of Age 36,845 38,289 38,119
Younger than 22 858 1.7% 875   880 -22 -2.5%
22-24 1,920 3.7% 1,919   2,007 -87 -4.3%
25-34 8,091 15.7% 8,193   8,302 -211 -2.5%
35-44 7,407 14.3% 7,814   7,779 -372 -4.8%
45-54 8,969 17.4% 9,525   9,530 -561 -5.9%
55-59 4,420 8.6% 4,662   4,503 -83 -1.8%
60-64 3,130 6.1% 3,196   3,045 85 2.8%
65 and older 2,050 4.0% 2,105   2,073 -23 -1.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 36,845 38,289 38,119
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 7,460 16.8% 8,081   7,275 185 2.5%
Mining 125 0.3% 132   176 -51 -29.0%
Utilities 58 0.1% 62   60 -2 -3.3%
Construction 1,824 4.1% 1,865   2,339 -515 -22.0%
Manufacturing 1,741 3.9% 1,832   1,732 9 0.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,279 2.9% 1,244   1,336 -57 -4.3%
Retail Trade 2,513 5.7% 2,498   2,437 76 3.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 798 1.8% 825   837 -39 -4.7%
Information 459 1.0% 475   459 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,127 2.5% 1,146   1,149 -22 -1.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 562 1.3% 584   600 -38 -6.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,680 3.8% 1,665   1,661 19 1.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 103 0.2% 110   116 -13 -11.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,926 8.9% 4,002   4,339 -413 -9.5%
Educational Services 1,064 2.4% 1,281   1,134 -70 -6.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,598 5.9% 2,797   2,629 -31 -1.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 352 0.8% 364   416 -64 -15.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,720 3.9% 1,941   1,822 -102 -5.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 584 1.3% 633   705 -121 -17.2%
Public Administration 792 1.8% 831   762 30 3.9%
Information Not Available 6,080 13.7% 5,921   6,135 -55 -0.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 347,608 349,744 361,595
Male 184,550 53.1% 188,828   186,264 -1,714 -0.9%
Female 162,871 46.9% 160,821   175,139 -12,268 -7.0%
Information Not Available 187 0.1% 95   192 -5 -2.6%
 
Ethnicity 347,608 349,744 361,595
Hispanic or Latino 127,830 36.8% 130,537   134,183 -6,353 -4.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 185,298 53.3% 184,745   194,801 -9,503 -4.9%
Information Not Available 34,480 9.9% 34,462   32,611 1,869 5.7%
 
Race 347,608 349,744 361,595
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,925 1.1% 3,797   2,206 1,719 77.9%
Asian 32,518 9.4% 33,323   34,913 -2,395 -6.9%
Black or African American 35,602 10.2% 33,038   34,049 1,553 4.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 113,253 32.6% 114,588   123,633 -10,380 -8.4%
Information Not Available 162,310 46.7% 164,998   166,794 -4,484 -2.7%
 
Years of Age 347,608 349,744 361,595
Younger than 22 7,662 1.8% 7,975   6,810 852 12.5%
22-24 16,353 3.8% 16,614   17,936 -1,583 -8.8%
25-34 87,462 20.2% 85,536   89,679 -2,217 -2.5%
35-44 74,568 17.3% 76,613   74,333 235 0.3%
45-54 74,848 17.3% 78,797   82,965 -8,117 -9.8%
55-59 36,069 8.3% 37,785   39,325 -3,256 -8.3%
60-64 28,687 6.6% 26,962   27,815 872 3.1%
65 and older 21,959 5.1% 19,462   22,636 -677 -3.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   96 -96 -100.0%
 
Industry 347,608 349,744 361,595
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 33,826 8.9% 33,702   35,296 -1,470 -4.2%
Mining 1,495 0.4% 1,804   2,494 -999 -40.1%
Utilities 1,402 0.4% 2,278   1,918 -516 -26.9%
Construction 27,846 7.3% 27,531   24,362 3,484 14.3%
Manufacturing 30,836 8.1% 35,126   31,747 -911 -2.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,775 0.5% 1,614   1,726 49 2.8%
Retail Trade 28,407 7.4% 26,297   29,446 -1,039 -3.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,587 3.0% 11,297   12,181 -594 -4.9%
Information 31,117 8.2% 31,519   29,446 1,671 5.7%
Finance and Insurance 6,915 1.8% 6,076   6,330 585 9.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,056 0.5% 1,709   2,398 -342 -14.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,448 1.7% 7,690   7,577 -1,129 -14.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 68,027 17.8% 67,595   70,689 -2,662 -3.8%
Educational Services 24,202 6.3% 26,012   28,678 -4,476 -15.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 23,921 6.3% 21,076   26,664 -2,743 -10.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,821 1.8% 7,215   8,057 -1,236 -15.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 16,072 4.2% 15,475   15,634 438 2.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 8,036 2.1% 8,259   10,263 -2,227 -21.7%
Public Administration 4,952 1.3% 4,937   4,796 156 3.3%
Information Not Available 11,867 3.1% 12,532   11,893 -26 -0.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,593 26,413 25,940
Male 13,651 53.3% 14,043   13,966 -315 -2.3%
Female 11,941 46.7% 12,370   11,973 -32 -0.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 25,593 26,413 25,940
Hispanic or Latino 4,920 19.2% 5,147   5,102 -182 -3.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,219 71.2% 18,740   18,446 -227 -1.2%
Information Not Available 2,454 9.6% 2,526   2,392 62 2.6%
 
Race 25,593 26,413 25,940
American Indian or Alaskan Native 480 1.9% 482   450 30 6.7%
Asian 571 2.2% 572   505 66 13.1%
Black or African American 1,600 6.3% 1,717   1,828 -228 -12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 89 0.3% 112   112 -23 -20.5%
White 18,023 70.4% 18,647   18,333 -310 -1.7%
Information Not Available 4,830 18.9% 4,883   4,712 118 2.5%
 
Years of Age 25,593 26,413 25,940
Younger than 22 256 0.6% 273   290 -34 -11.7%
22-24 697 1.7% 761   879 -182 -20.7%
25-34 5,543 13.5% 5,897   5,766 -223 -3.9%
35-44 5,890 14.3% 5,971   5,919 -29 -0.5%
45-54 6,277 15.2% 6,379   6,398 -121 -1.9%
55-59 3,201 7.8% 3,328   3,236 -35 -1.1%
60-64 2,405 5.8% 2,409   2,193 212 9.7%
65 and older 1,316 3.2% 1,385   1,257 59 4.7%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 10   2 6 300.0%
 
Industry 25,593 26,413 25,940
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 185 0.7% 192   180 5 2.8%
Mining 993 3.9% 1,118   1,205 -212 -17.6%
Utilities 48 0.2% 45   34 14 41.2%
Construction 2,219 8.6% 2,390   2,650 -431 -16.3%
Manufacturing 1,973 7.7% 1,994   2,015 -42 -2.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,466 5.7% 1,462   1,332 134 10.1%
Retail Trade 2,390 9.3% 2,316   2,158 232 10.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 833 3.2% 926   985 -152 -15.4%
Information 943 3.7% 910   839 104 12.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,073 4.2% 1,038   980 93 9.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 596 2.3% 574   515 81 15.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,679 10.4% 2,669   2,631 48 1.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 361 1.4% 368   329 32 9.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,673 10.4% 2,729   2,854 -181 -6.3%
Educational Services 975 3.8% 1,012   1,045 -70 -6.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,435 9.4% 2,684   2,412 23 1.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 376 1.5% 411   395 -19 -4.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,552 6.0% 1,693   1,481 71 4.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 663 2.6% 682   622 41 6.6%
Public Administration 509 2.0% 521   466 43 9.2%
Information Not Available 651 2.5% 679   812 -161 -19.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 44,394 43,569 43,943
Male 20,732 46.7% 20,734   20,779 -47 -0.2%
Female 23,662 53.3% 22,835   23,164 498 2.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 44,394 43,569 43,943
Hispanic or Latino 7,229 16.3% 7,009   6,923 306 4.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,165 83.7% 36,560   37,020 145 0.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 44,394 43,569 43,943
American Indian or Alaskan Native 156 0.4% 151   149 7 4.7%
Asian 838 1.9% 811   772 66 8.5%
Black or African American 7,445 16.8% 7,154   7,013 432 6.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 23,952 54.0% 23,658   22,957 995 4.3%
Information Not Available 12,003 27.0% 11,795   13,052 -1,049 -8.0%
 
Years of Age 44,394 43,569 43,943
Younger than 22 615 1.0% 546   677 -62 -9.2%
22-24 1,688 2.6% 1,629   1,855 -167 -9.0%
25-34 9,330 14.6% 9,239   9,242 88 1.0%
35-44 8,761 13.7% 8,646   8,632 129 1.5%
45-54 10,500 16.4% 10,373   10,572 -72 -0.7%
55-59 5,361 8.4% 5,231   5,198 163 3.1%
60-64 4,231 6.6% 4,157   3,984 247 6.2%
65 and older 3,908 6.1% 3,748   3,783 125 3.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 44,394 43,569 43,943
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 125 0.3% 113   148 -23 -15.5%
Mining 7 0.0% 6   7 0 0.0%
Utilities 58 0.1% 58   63 -5 -7.9%
Construction 2,775 6.2% 3,112   2,461 314 12.8%
Manufacturing 3,884 8.7% 3,749   4,242 -358 -8.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,598 3.6% 1,638   1,537 61 4.0%
Retail Trade 4,435 10.0% 4,370   4,532 -97 -2.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,442 16.7% 6,695   7,013 429 6.1%
Information 738 1.7% 756   734 4 0.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,532 3.4% 1,494   1,274 258 20.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 556 1.2% 546   546 10 1.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,187 4.9% 2,176   2,217 -30 -1.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 288 0.6% 255   307 -19 -6.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,209 9.5% 4,261   4,333 -124 -2.9%
Educational Services 1,795 4.0% 1,725   1,784 11 0.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,979 11.2% 4,944   4,879 100 2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 675 1.5% 651   835 -160 -19.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,458 10.0% 4,348   4,584 -126 -2.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,162 2.6% 1,156   1,266 -104 -8.2%
Public Administration 982 2.2% 1,022   657 325 49.5%
Information Not Available 509 1.1% 494   524 -15 -2.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,953 8,652 9,389
Male 3,774 42.2% 3,669   3,957 -183 -4.6%
Female 5,177 57.8% 4,982   5,432 -255 -4.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,953 8,652 9,389
Hispanic or Latino 705 7.9% 623   745 -40 -5.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,193 91.5% 7,987   8,608 -415 -4.8%
Information Not Available 55 0.6% 42   36 19 52.8%
 
Race 8,953 8,652 9,389
American Indian or Alaskan Native 33 0.4% 42   40 -7 -17.5%
Asian 231 2.6% 244   219 12 5.5%
Black or African American 6,324 70.6% 6,185   6,783 -459 -6.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.2% 16   24 -4 -16.7%
White 1,623 18.1% 1,522   1,722 -99 -5.7%
Information Not Available 722 8.1% 643   601 121 20.1%
 
Years of Age 8,953 8,652 9,389
Younger than 22 134 1.4% 137   142 -8 -5.6%
22-24 511 5.2% 509   566 -55 -9.7%
25-34 2,414 24.4% 2,362   2,646 -232 -8.8%
35-44 1,944 19.7% 1,838   2,037 -93 -4.6%
45-54 1,927 19.5% 1,823   2,038 -111 -5.4%
55-59 931 9.4% 914   976 -45 -4.6%
60-64 684 6.9% 656   597 87 14.6%
65 and older 408 4.1% 413   387 21 5.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,953 8,652 9,389
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
Construction 10 0.1% 15   22 -12 -54.5%
Manufacturing 4 0.0% 0   2 2 100.0%
Wholesale Trade 4 0.0% 2   4 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 28 0.3% 26   19 9 47.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 12 0.1% 16   17 -5 -29.4%
Information 8 0.1% 4   22 -14 -63.6%
Finance and Insurance 8 0.1% 6   9 -1 -11.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 5 0.1% 6   5 0 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 51 0.6% 43   46 5 10.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2 0.0% 5   1 1 100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 50 0.6% 41   37 13 35.1%
Educational Services 11 0.1% 10   13 -2 -15.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 17 0.2% 19   10 7 70.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2 0.0% 0   0 2 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 34 0.4% 30   13 21 161.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 13 0.1% 12   21 -8 -38.1%
Public Administration 4 0.0% 5   1 3 300.0%
Information Not Available 8,690 97.1% 8,411   9,145 -455 -5.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,463 6,531 6,943
Male 2,638 40.8% 2,790   2,956 -318 -10.8%
Female 3,446 53.3% 3,381   3,613 -167 -4.6%
Information Not Available 379 5.9% 360   374 5 1.3%
 
Ethnicity 6,463 6,531 6,943
Hispanic or Latino 395 6.1% 406   464 -69 -14.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,689 88.0% 5,765   6,105 -416 -6.8%
Information Not Available 379 5.9% 360   374 5 1.3%
 
Race 6,463 6,531 6,943
American Indian or Alaskan Native 23 0.4% 26   23 0 0.0%
Asian 129 2.0% 125   135 -6 -4.4%
Black or African American 2,801 43.3% 2,824   2,896 -95 -3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1% 6   8 -4 -50.0%
White 3,216 49.7% 3,297   3,658 -442 -12.1%
Information Not Available 292 4.5% 253   224 68 30.4%
 
Years of Age 6,463 6,531 6,943
Younger than 22 106 1.2% 78   107 -1 -0.9%
22-24 332 3.6% 324   335 -3 -0.9%
25-34 1,554 16.9% 1,585   1,673 -119 -7.1%
35-44 1,310 14.3% 1,308   1,408 -98 -7.0%
45-54 1,500 16.4% 1,519   1,701 -201 -11.8%
55-59 769 8.4% 805   753 16 2.1%
60-64 510 5.6% 499   508 2 0.4%
65 and older 313 3.4% 334   393 -80 -20.4%
Information Not Available 69 0.8% 79   65 4 6.2%
 
Industry 6,463 6,531 6,943
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 15 0.2% 14   11 4 36.4%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 13 0.2% 12   9 4 44.4%
Construction 294 4.5% 348   371 -77 -20.8%
Manufacturing 403 6.2% 382   359 44 12.3%
Wholesale Trade 201 3.1% 201   235 -34 -14.5%
Retail Trade 965 14.9% 939   922 43 4.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 313 4.8% 294   348 -35 -10.1%
Information 86 1.3% 70   111 -25 -22.5%
Finance and Insurance 622 9.6% 620   589 33 5.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 125 1.9% 119   145 -20 -13.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 482 7.4% 477   459 23 5.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21 0.3% 26   26 -5 -19.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,134 17.5% 1,201   1,353 -219 -16.2%
Educational Services 167 2.6% 145   230 -63 -27.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 810 12.5% 855   939 -129 -13.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 86 1.3% 70   94 -8 -8.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 472 7.3% 483   486 -14 -2.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 171 2.6% 179   198 -27 -13.6%
Public Administration 63 1.0% 72   47 16 34.0%
Information Not Available 20 0.3% 24   11 9 81.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 58,258 57,794 71,163
Male 26,873 46.1% 26,224   32,841 -5,968 -18.2%
Female 31,252 53.6% 31,414   38,259 -7,007 -18.3%
Information Not Available 133 0.2% 156   63 70 111.1%
 
Ethnicity 58,258 57,794 71,163
Hispanic or Latino 15,303 26.3% 15,206   18,958 -3,655 -19.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,277 65.7% 37,866   47,273 -8,996 -19.0%
Information Not Available 4,678 8.0% 4,722   4,932 -254 -5.2%
 
Race 58,258 57,794 71,163
American Indian or Alaskan Native 320 0.5% 307   385 -65 -16.9%
Asian 788 1.4% 815   915 -127 -13.9%
Black or African American 15,904 27.3% 15,560   19,572 -3,668 -18.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 268 0.5% 303   339 -71 -20.9%
White 34,676 59.5% 34,531   43,159 -8,483 -19.7%
Information Not Available 6,302 10.8% 6,278   6,793 -491 -7.2%
 
Years of Age 58,258 57,794 71,163
Younger than 22 577 0.7% 522   682 -105 -15.4%
22-24 1,615 1.8% 1,632   2,214 -599 -27.1%
25-34 11,095 12.6% 11,249   14,018 -2,923 -20.9%
35-44 11,484 13.0% 11,563   14,168 -2,684 -18.9%
45-54 13,004 14.7% 12,940   16,133 -3,129 -19.4%
55-59 6,285 7.1% 6,016   7,656 -1,371 -17.9%
60-64 4,585 5.2% 4,421   5,438 -853 -15.7%
65 and older 3,776 4.3% 3,599   4,377 -601 -13.7%
Information Not Available 5,837 6.6% 5,852   6,477 -640 -9.9%
 
Industry 58,258 57,794 71,163
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 3,074 5.0% 2,675   3,760 -686 -18.2%
Mining 167 0.3% 192   148 19 12.8%
Utilities 68 0.1% 69   80 -12 -15.0%
Construction 2,795 4.6% 2,758   3,131 -336 -10.7%
Manufacturing 2,590 4.2% 2,565   2,884 -294 -10.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,352 3.8% 2,397   2,711 -359 -13.2%
Retail Trade 4,985 8.1% 4,736   6,283 -1,298 -20.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,004 3.3% 1,884   2,783 -779 -28.0%
Information 1,037 1.7% 986   1,233 -196 -15.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,958 3.2% 2,100   2,349 -391 -16.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,258 2.1% 1,246   1,610 -352 -21.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,182 6.8% 4,237   4,813 -631 -13.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 506 0.8% 522   430 76 17.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,587 15.6% 9,355   12,141 -2,554 -21.0%
Educational Services 2,394 3.9% 2,369   3,032 -638 -21.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,510 9.0% 5,523   6,793 -1,283 -18.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,530 2.5% 1,573   1,866 -336 -18.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,609 7.5% 4,672   5,966 -1,357 -22.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,565 2.6% 1,653   1,997 -432 -21.6%
Public Administration 679 1.1% 758   1,147 -468 -40.8%
Information Not Available 5,408 8.8% 5,524   6,006 -598 -10.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,817 33,948 37,352
Male 13,691 44.4% 14,974   17,210 -3,519 -20.4%
Female 15,623 50.7% 17,358   19,518 -3,895 -20.0%
Information Not Available 1,503 4.9% 1,616   624 879 140.9%
 
Ethnicity 30,817 33,948 37,352
Hispanic or Latino 33 0.1% 190   26 7 26.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 29,281 95.0% 32,142   36,702 -7,421 -20.2%
Information Not Available 1,503 4.9% 1,616   624 879 140.9%
 
Race 30,817 33,948 37,352
American Indian or Alaskan Native 112 0.4% 155   177 -65 -36.7%
Asian 475 1.5% 516   530 -55 -10.4%
Black or African American 16,897 54.8% 18,654   20,903 -4,006 -19.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 11,830 38.4% 13,007   15,117 -3,287 -21.7%
Information Not Available 1,503 4.9% 1,616   625 878 140.5%
 
Years of Age 30,817 33,948 37,352
Younger than 22 510 1.3% 552   707 -197 -27.9%
22-24 1,352 3.3% 1,407   1,793 -441 -24.6%
25-34 7,565 18.7% 8,554   8,909 -1,344 -15.1%
35-44 7,619 18.8% 8,358   8,913 -1,294 -14.5%
45-54 7,338 18.1% 8,135   8,857 -1,519 -17.2%
55-59 3,081 7.6% 3,409   3,671 -590 -16.1%
60-64 2,085 5.1% 2,224   2,369 -284 -12.0%
65 and older 1,266 3.1% 1,306   1,276 -10 -0.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 3   857 -856 -99.9%
 
Industry 30,817 33,948 37,352
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 402 1.3% 375   427 -25 -5.9%
Mining 24 0.1% 15   27 -3 -11.1%
Utilities 30 0.1% 15   32 -2 -6.3%
Construction 1,145 3.7% 1,165   1,471 -326 -22.2%
Manufacturing 2,219 7.1% 3,042   2,872 -653 -22.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,268 4.1% 1,294   1,637 -369 -22.5%
Retail Trade 2,424 7.8% 2,488   2,900 -476 -16.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 549 1.8% 581   556 -7 -1.3%
Information 656 2.1% 631   690 -34 -4.9%
Finance and Insurance 909 2.9% 915   1,072 -163 -15.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 356 1.1% 344   431 -75 -17.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,460 17.5% 6,105   6,209 -749 -12.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.2% 42   31 16 51.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 86 0.3% 84   71 15 21.1%
Educational Services 858 2.7% 817   1,125 -267 -23.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,631 5.2% 2,029   2,211 -580 -26.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,244 4.0% 1,262   1,484 -240 -16.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 241 0.8% 274   369 -128 -34.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 565 1.8% 624   540 25 4.6%
Public Administration 344 1.1% 317   504 -160 -31.7%
Information Not Available 10,359 33.2% 11,529   12,693 -2,334 -18.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,729 7,374 7,053
Male 4,242 63.0% 4,408   4,347 -105 -2.4%
Female 2,486 36.9% 2,964   2,705 -219 -8.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,729 7,374 7,053
Hispanic or Latino 455 6.8% 522   495 -40 -8.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,545 67.5% 4,998   4,820 -275 -5.7%
Information Not Available 1,729 25.7% 1,854   1,738 -9 -0.5%
 
Race 6,729 7,374 7,053
American Indian or Alaskan Native 53 0.8% 58   53 0 0.0%
Asian 2,102 31.2% 2,334   2,211 -109 -4.9%
Black or African American 108 1.6% 113   129 -21 -16.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,024 30.1% 2,249   1,998 26 1.3%
White 1,546 23.0% 1,646   1,658 -112 -6.8%
Information Not Available 896 13.3% 974   1,004 -108 -10.8%
 
Years of Age 6,729 7,374 7,053
Younger than 22 116 1.5% 97   83 33 39.8%
22-24 257 3.4% 264   208 49 23.6%
25-34 1,473 19.3% 1,587   1,456 17 1.2%
35-44 1,480 19.4% 1,634   1,635 -155 -9.5%
45-54 1,532 20.1% 1,656   1,684 -152 -9.0%
55-59 770 10.1% 864   799 -29 -3.6%
60-64 642 8.4% 716   692 -50 -7.2%
65 and older 459 6.0% 556   496 -37 -7.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,729 7,374 7,053
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 190 2.7% 298   114 76 66.7%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   5 -4 -80.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 7   24 -15 -62.5%
Construction 1,977 28.6% 1,922   1,721 256 14.9%
Manufacturing 128 1.8% 135   154 -26 -16.9%
Wholesale Trade 92 1.3% 98   119 -27 -22.7%
Retail Trade 406 5.9% 363   415 -9 -2.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 170 2.5% 364   210 -40 -19.0%
Information 92 1.3% 114   124 -32 -25.8%
Finance and Insurance 73 1.1% 76   73 0 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 75 1.1% 80   100 -25 -25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 285 4.1% 294   364 -79 -21.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.4% 30   54 -28 -51.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 712 10.3% 762   923 -211 -22.9%
Educational Services 68 1.0% 65   147 -79 -53.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 305 4.4% 524   331 -26 -7.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 78 1.1% 74   63 15 23.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 775 11.2% 829   673 102 15.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 164 2.4% 163   163 1 0.6%
Public Administration 140 2.0% 153   132 8 6.1%
Information Not Available 963 13.9% 1,022   1,144 -181 -15.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,011 18,606 18,782
Male 8,950 52.6% 9,933   10,102 -1,152 -11.4%
Female 7,855 46.2% 8,452   8,429 -574 -6.8%
Information Not Available 206 1.2% 221   251 -45 -17.9%
 
Ethnicity 17,011 18,606 18,782
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   955 -955 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   16,642 -16,642 -100.0%
Information Not Available 17,011 100.0% 18,606   1,185 15,826 1335.5%
 
Race 17,011 18,606 18,782
American Indian or Alaskan Native 183 1.1% 228   249 -66 -26.5%
Asian 153 0.9% 236   257 -104 -40.5%
Black or African American 946 5.6% 1,233   1,440 -494 -34.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 8,699 51.1% 11,688   14,696 -5,997 -40.8%
Information Not Available 7,030 41.3% 5,221   2,140 4,890 228.5%
 
Years of Age 17,011 18,606 18,782
Younger than 22 262 1.1% 281   314 -52 -16.6%
22-24 655 2.7% 695   815 -160 -19.6%
25-34 3,622 15.0% 3,935   4,074 -452 -11.1%
35-44 3,760 15.6% 4,217   4,058 -298 -7.3%
45-54 3,938 16.3% 4,316   4,489 -551 -12.3%
55-59 2,100 8.7% 2,300   2,277 -177 -7.8%
60-64 1,559 6.5% 1,696   1,636 -77 -4.7%
65 and older 1,112 4.6% 1,162   1,115 -3 -0.3%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 4   4 -1 -25.0%
 
Industry 17,011 18,606 18,782
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 169 1.0% 155   304 -135 -44.4%
Mining 24 0.1% 33   29 -5 -17.2%
Utilities 28 0.2% 27   34 -6 -17.6%
Construction 1,743 10.1% 1,742   1,932 -189 -9.8%
Manufacturing 3,872 22.5% 4,998   4,680 -808 -17.3%
Wholesale Trade 881 5.1% 812   798 83 10.4%
Retail Trade 1,340 7.8% 1,301   1,364 -24 -1.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,199 7.0% 1,244   1,059 140 13.2%
Information 557 3.2% 542   681 -124 -18.2%
Finance and Insurance 670 3.9% 744   561 109 19.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 188 1.1% 186   155 33 21.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 789 4.6% 827   896 -107 -11.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 57 0.3% 65   25 32 128.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,452 8.5% 1,555   1,635 -183 -11.2%
Educational Services 450 2.6% 503   469 -19 -4.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,520 8.8% 1,667   1,811 -291 -16.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 140 0.8% 148   171 -31 -18.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,123 6.5% 1,248   1,240 -117 -9.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 479 2.8% 481   512 -33 -6.4%
Public Administration 192 1.1% 184   231 -39 -16.9%
Information Not Available 138 0.8% 144   195 -57 -29.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,733 6,174 6,389
Male 2,903 50.6% 3,075   3,340 -437 -13.1%
Female 2,829 49.3% 3,097   3,047 -218 -7.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   2 -1 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,733 6,174 6,389
Hispanic or Latino 663 11.6% 693   789 -126 -16.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,928 68.5% 4,188   4,714 -786 -16.7%
Information Not Available 1,142 19.9% 1,293   886 256 28.9%
 
Race 5,733 6,174 6,389
American Indian or Alaskan Native 258 2.7% 273   365 -107 -29.3%
Asian 125 1.3% 121   146 -21 -14.4%
Black or African American 104 1.1% 91   90 14 15.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 75 0.8% 65   105 -30 -28.6%
White 7,381 77.9% 9,024   8,409 -1,028 -12.2%
Information Not Available 1,530 16.2% 2,755   1,711 -181 -10.6%
 
Years of Age 5,733 6,174 6,389
Younger than 22 89 0.7% 106   83 6 7.2%
22-24 179 1.4% 204   192 -13 -6.8%
25-34 987 7.9% 1,089   1,078 -91 -8.4%
35-44 1,113 8.9% 1,182   1,281 -168 -13.1%
45-54 1,388 11.1% 1,479   1,537 -149 -9.7%
55-59 762 6.1% 807   890 -128 -14.4%
60-64 575 4.6% 615   618 -43 -7.0%
65 and older 634 5.1% 683   709 -75 -10.6%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 9   1 5 500.0%
 
Industry 5,733 6,174 6,389
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 148 2.5% 174   155 -7 -4.5%
Mining 73 1.2% 97   133 -60 -45.1%
Utilities 10 0.2% 11   17 -7 -41.2%
Construction 375 6.4% 393   493 -118 -23.9%
Manufacturing 765 13.0% 722   838 -73 -8.7%
Wholesale Trade 308 5.2% 278   328 -20 -6.1%
Retail Trade 521 8.9% 564   548 -27 -4.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 544 9.3% 595   474 70 14.8%
Information 86 1.5% 99   82 4 4.9%
Finance and Insurance 173 2.9% 180   187 -14 -7.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 57 1.0% 66   83 -26 -31.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 344 5.8% 374   288 56 19.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.3% 14   19 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 546 9.3% 576   701 -155 -22.1%
Educational Services 136 2.3% 148   186 -50 -26.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 594 10.1% 695   600 -6 -1.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 32 0.5% 37   46 -14 -30.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 232 3.9% 292   278 -46 -16.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 127 2.2% 219   222 -95 -42.8%
Public Administration 172 2.9% 167   187 -15 -8.0%
Information Not Available 471 8.0% 473   524 -53 -10.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 111,658 118,368 116,739
Male 56,271 50.4% 61,772   57,963 -1,692 -2.9%
Female 54,637 48.9% 55,819   58,075 -3,438 -5.9%
Information Not Available 750 0.7% 777   701 49 7.0%
 
Ethnicity 111,658 118,368 116,739
Hispanic or Latino 13,628 12.2% 14,205   14,966 -1,338 -8.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 86,278 77.3% 91,688   88,817 -2,539 -2.9%
Information Not Available 11,752 10.5% 12,475   12,956 -1,204 -9.3%
 
Race 111,658 118,368 116,739
American Indian or Alaskan Native 517 0.5% 546   560 -43 -7.7%
Asian 2,891 2.6% 2,979   2,879 12 0.4%
Black or African American 31,345 28.1% 31,877   34,401 -3,056 -8.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 204 0.2% 219   280 -76 -27.1%
White 66,311 59.4% 72,053   67,164 -853 -1.3%
Information Not Available 10,390 9.3% 10,694   11,455 -1,065 -9.3%
 
Years of Age 111,658 118,368 116,739
Younger than 22 1,451 0.9% 1,444   1,774 -323 -18.2%
22-24 4,277 2.5% 4,274   4,821 -544 -11.3%
25-34 24,563 14.6% 26,026   26,314 -1,751 -6.7%
35-44 25,540 15.2% 26,964   27,220 -1,680 -6.2%
45-54 27,443 16.3% 29,256   29,171 -1,728 -5.9%
55-59 13,547 8.0% 14,536   13,941 -394 -2.8%
60-64 9,396 5.6% 10,055   8,971 425 4.7%
65 and older 5,441 3.2% 5,813   4,527 914 20.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 111,658 118,368 116,739
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 355 0.3% 333   314 41 13.1%
Mining 426 0.4% 552   612 -186 -30.4%
Utilities 234 0.2% 224   118 116 98.3%
Construction 9,709 8.7% 11,353   9,171 538 5.9%
Manufacturing 12,061 10.8% 14,938   12,775 -714 -5.6%
Wholesale Trade 5,087 4.5% 5,173   5,130 -43 -0.8%
Retail Trade 8,677 7.7% 8,641   9,714 -1,037 -10.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,261 8.3% 8,641   8,874 387 4.4%
Information 2,272 2.0% 2,422   2,379 -107 -4.5%
Finance and Insurance 4,067 3.6% 4,161   3,941 126 3.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,346 1.2% 1,338   1,424 -78 -5.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,393 6.6% 7,576   8,105 -712 -8.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 740 0.7% 788   727 13 1.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,214 13.6% 16,333   16,139 -925 -5.7%
Educational Services 4,801 4.3% 4,768   4,597 204 4.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8,886 7.9% 9,110   9,823 -937 -9.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,120 1.0% 1,189   1,438 -318 -22.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 8,142 7.3% 8,465   8,092 50 0.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,154 2.8% 3,204   3,633 -479 -13.2%
Public Administration 2,446 2.2% 2,489   3,246 -800 -24.6%
Information Not Available 6,267 5.6% 6,670   6,487 -220 -3.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,688 22,159 21,028
Male 11,604 56.1% 12,626   11,410 194 1.7%
Female 8,996 43.5% 9,457   9,575 -579 -6.0%
Information Not Available 88 0.4% 76   43 45 104.7%
 
Ethnicity 20,688 22,159 21,028
Hispanic or Latino 988 4.8% 1,028   1,027 -39 -3.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,807 76.4% 17,116   15,672 135 0.9%
Information Not Available 3,893 18.8% 4,015   4,329 -436 -10.1%
 
Race 20,688 22,159 21,028
American Indian or Alaskan Native 87 0.4% 83   106 -19 -17.9%
Asian 143 0.7% 134   151 -8 -5.3%
Black or African American 3,783 18.3% 3,879   3,999 -216 -5.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1% 21   20 3 15.0%
White 15,229 73.6% 16,635   15,485 -256 -1.7%
Information Not Available 1,423 6.9% 1,407   1,267 156 12.3%
 
Years of Age 20,688 22,159 21,028
Younger than 22 235 0.7% 272   247 -12 -4.9%
22-24 640 1.9% 660   678 -38 -5.6%
25-34 4,603 13.4% 4,778   4,677 -74 -1.6%
35-44 5,126 14.9% 5,554   5,179 -53 -1.0%
45-54 5,212 15.2% 5,725   5,376 -164 -3.1%
55-59 2,464 7.2% 2,743   2,512 -48 -1.9%
60-64 1,617 4.7% 1,615   1,544 73 4.7%
65 and older 791 2.3% 812   815 -24 -2.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,688 22,159 21,028
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 47 0.2% 63   61 -14 -23.0%
Mining 54 0.3% 69   100 -46 -46.0%
Utilities 27 0.1% 31   27 0 0.0%
Construction 2,601 12.5% 2,850   2,736 -135 -4.9%
Manufacturing 4,504 21.7% 5,180   3,914 590 15.1%
Wholesale Trade 866 4.2% 910   878 -12 -1.4%
Retail Trade 1,435 6.9% 1,471   1,670 -235 -14.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 732 3.5% 779   652 80 12.3%
Information 299 1.4% 301   326 -27 -8.3%
Finance and Insurance 687 3.3% 691   493 194 39.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 300 1.4% 326   269 31 11.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,000 4.8% 1,057   1,061 -61 -5.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 124 0.6% 133   118 6 5.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,992 9.6% 2,146   2,422 -430 -17.8%
Educational Services 591 2.9% 593   670 -79 -11.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,609 7.8% 1,633   1,912 -303 -15.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 169 0.8% 175   246 -77 -31.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 710 3.4% 755   762 -52 -6.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 564 2.7% 584   535 29 5.4%
Public Administration 185 0.9% 213   169 16 9.5%
Information Not Available 2,192 10.6% 2,199   2,007 185 9.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,865 14,388 14,194
Male 6,308 53.2% 7,835   7,954 -1,646 -20.7%
Female 5,557 46.8% 6,553   6,240 -683 -10.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,865 14,388 14,194
Hispanic or Latino 884 7.5% 1,047   1,107 -223 -20.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,021 50.7% 7,780   6,949 -928 -13.4%
Information Not Available 4,960 41.8% 5,561   6,138 -1,178 -19.2%
 
Race 11,865 14,388 14,194
American Indian or Alaskan Native 219 1.8% 212   207 12 5.8%
Asian 172 1.4% 204   161 11 6.8%
Black or African American 2,495 21.0% 3,157   2,977 -482 -16.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 26 0.2% 24   29 -3 -10.3%
White 8,272 69.7% 9,946   10,035 -1,763 -17.6%
Information Not Available 681 5.7% 845   785 -104 -13.2%
 
Years of Age 11,865 14,388 14,194
Younger than 22 182 0.9% 233   250 -68 -27.2%
22-24 494 2.6% 672   685 -191 -27.9%
25-34 2,704 14.1% 3,423   3,358 -654 -19.5%
35-44 2,728 14.2% 3,266   3,268 -540 -16.5%
45-54 2,772 14.4% 3,248   3,303 -531 -16.1%
55-59 1,450 7.6% 1,687   1,605 -155 -9.7%
60-64 941 4.9% 1,141   1,067 -126 -11.8%
65 and older 594 3.1% 718   658 -64 -9.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,865 14,388 14,194
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 48 0.4% 66   49 -1 -2.0%
Mining 144 1.2% 187   291 -147 -50.5%
Utilities 17 0.1% 19   26 -9 -34.6%
Construction 1,026 8.6% 1,157   1,227 -201 -16.4%
Manufacturing 1,697 14.2% 2,342   3,336 -1,639 -49.1%
Wholesale Trade 713 6.0% 1,193   653 60 9.2%
Retail Trade 897 7.5% 996   941 -44 -4.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 498 4.2% 634   509 -11 -2.2%
Information 336 2.8% 330   318 18 5.7%
Finance and Insurance 350 2.9% 374   334 16 4.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 178 1.5% 184   185 -7 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 922 7.7% 1,053   868 54 6.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21 0.2% 35   42 -21 -50.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,397 11.7% 1,705   1,515 -118 -7.8%
Educational Services 407 3.4% 527   391 16 4.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,320 11.1% 1,483   1,437 -117 -8.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 79 0.7% 76   77 2 2.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 591 5.0% 780   638 -47 -7.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 248 2.1% 260   247 1 0.4%
Public Administration 256 2.1% 248   313 -57 -18.2%
Information Not Available 720 6.0% 739   797 -77 -9.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,569 23,364 21,498
Male 12,465 57.8% 13,783   12,550 -85 -0.7%
Female 9,104 42.2% 9,581   8,948 156 1.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,569 23,364 21,498
Hispanic or Latino 49 0.2% 34   22 27 122.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 647 3.0% 659   583 64 11.0%
Information Not Available 20,873 96.8% 22,671   20,893 -20 -0.1%
 
Race 21,569 23,364 21,498
American Indian or Alaskan Native 71 0.3% 69   111 -40 -36.0%
Asian 124 0.6% 99   36 88 244.4%
Black or African American 3,140 14.6% 3,600   2,735 405 14.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0% 9   4 5 125.0%
White 17,906 83.0% 19,290   18,309 -403 -2.2%
Information Not Available 319 1.5% 297   303 16 5.3%
 
Years of Age 21,569 23,364 21,498
Younger than 22 186 0.5% 271   187 -1 -0.5%
22-24 528 1.4% 633   891 -363 -40.7%
25-34 4,891 12.9% 5,034   4,796 95 2.0%
35-44 5,042 13.3% 5,499   5,320 -278 -5.2%
45-54 5,707 15.1% 6,033   5,271 436 8.3%
55-59 2,377 6.3% 2,846   2,336 41 1.8%
60-64 1,614 4.3% 1,847   1,851 -237 -12.8%
65 and older 1,224 3.2% 1,193   819 405 49.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 8   27 -27 -100.0%
 
Industry 21,569 23,364 21,498
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 44 0.2% 9   71 -27 -38.0%
Mining 785 3.6% 1,076   1,340 -555 -41.4%
Utilities 35 0.2% 30   106 -71 -67.0%
Construction 2,612 12.1% 2,523   1,754 858 48.9%
Manufacturing 3,565 16.5% 5,387   3,878 -313 -8.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,251 5.8% 835   943 308 32.7%
Retail Trade 1,454 6.7% 1,309   1,371 83 6.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,055 4.9% 1,158   850 205 24.1%
Information 239 1.1% 271   337 -98 -29.1%
Finance and Insurance 585 2.7% 599   551 34 6.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 275 1.3% 276   217 58 26.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,215 5.6% 1,240   1,210 5 0.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 111 0.5% 121   115 -4 -3.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,097 9.7% 2,174   2,070 27 1.3%
Educational Services 940 4.3% 969   979 -39 -4.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,791 8.3% 1,852   1,598 193 12.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 337 1.6% 267   395 -58 -14.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,113 5.1% 1,059   1,170 -57 -4.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 506 2.3% 521   529 -23 -4.3%
Public Administration 372 1.7% 366   533 -161 -30.2%
Information Not Available 1,187 5.5% 1,322   1,481 -294 -19.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,544 27,996 22,616
Male 14,246 53.7% 14,640   11,489 2,757 24.0%
Female 12,277 46.3% 13,337   11,127 1,150 10.3%
Information Not Available 21 0.1% 19   0 21 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,544 27,996 22,616
Hispanic or Latino 1,056 4.0% 1,076   900 156 17.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,485 96.0% 26,916   21,716 3,769 17.4%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 4   0 3 0.0%
 
Race 26,544 27,996 22,616
American Indian or Alaskan Native 152 0.6% 157   221 -69 -31.2%
Asian 210 0.8% 226   196 14 7.1%
Black or African American 14,060 53.0% 15,048   12,596 1,464 11.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1% 27   41 -9 -22.0%
White 11,688 44.0% 12,727   9,562 2,126 22.2%
Information Not Available 402 1.5% 411   0 402 0.0%
 
Years of Age 26,544 27,996 22,616
Younger than 22 509 1.4% 511   364 145 39.8%
22-24 1,166 3.2% 1,197   1,018 148 14.5%
25-34 6,661 18.3% 6,909   5,725 936 16.3%
35-44 6,339 17.4% 6,668   5,271 1,068 20.3%
45-54 6,019 16.5% 6,391   5,024 995 19.8%
55-59 2,802 7.7% 3,001   2,468 334 13.5%
60-64 1,786 4.9% 1,990   1,618 168 10.4%
65 and older 1,262 3.5% 1,329   1,128 134 11.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,544 27,996 22,616
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 146 0.5% 166   146 0 0.0%
Mining 1,135 4.3% 1,183   1,146 -11 -1.0%
Utilities 58 0.2% 90   64 -6 -9.4%
Construction 3,961 14.8% 4,082   3,051 910 29.8%
Manufacturing 2,656 10.0% 2,775   2,363 293 12.4%
Wholesale Trade 828 3.1% 849   838 -10 -1.2%
Retail Trade 2,084 7.8% 2,050   1,778 306 17.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,223 4.6% 1,358   804 419 52.1%
Information 420 1.6% 385   353 67 19.0%
Finance and Insurance 447 1.7% 486   471 -24 -5.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 595 2.2% 591   465 130 28.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,568 5.9% 1,565   1,291 277 21.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 85 0.3% 93   47 38 80.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,205 8.3% 2,230   1,933 272 14.1%
Educational Services 818 3.1% 1,059   821 -3 -0.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,510 9.4% 2,977   2,540 -30 -1.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 383 1.4% 395   373 10 2.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,077 7.8% 2,136   1,762 315 17.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 765 2.9% 977   758 7 0.9%
Public Administration 491 1.8% 507   370 121 32.7%
Information Not Available 2,089 7.8% 2,042   1,242 847 68.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 58,680 58,680 60,792
Male 29,741 50.7% 29,741   29,400 341 1.2%
Female 28,935 49.3% 28,935   31,389 -2,454 -7.8%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   3 1 33.3%
 
Ethnicity 58,680 58,680 60,792
Hispanic or Latino 7,525 12.8% 7,525   8,027 -502 -6.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 47,493 80.9% 47,493   49,031 -1,538 -3.1%
Information Not Available 3,662 6.2% 3,662   3,734 -72 -1.9%
 
Race 58,680 58,680 60,792
American Indian or Alaskan Native 263 0.4% 263   236 27 11.4%
Asian 2,472 4.2% 2,472   2,295 177 7.7%
Black or African American 6,397 10.9% 6,397   6,657 -260 -3.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 141 0.2% 141   147 -6 -4.1%
White 41,351 70.5% 41,351   43,359 -2,008 -4.6%
Information Not Available 8,056 13.7% 8,056   8,098 -42 -0.5%
 
Years of Age 58,680 58,680 60,792
Younger than 22 785 0.8% 785   941 -156 -16.6%
22-24 2,209 2.3% 2,209   2,466 -257 -10.4%
25-34 12,092 12.8% 12,092   12,563 -471 -3.7%
35-44 12,231 12.9% 12,231   12,455 -224 -1.8%
45-54 14,642 15.5% 14,642   15,248 -606 -4.0%
55-59 7,169 7.6% 7,169   7,249 -80 -1.1%
60-64 5,261 5.6% 5,261   5,351 -90 -1.7%
65 and older 4,291 4.5% 4,291   4,519 -228 -5.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 58,680 58,680 60,792
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 200 0.3% 200   250 -50 -20.0%
Mining 27 0.0% 27   15 12 80.0%
Utilities 132 0.2% 132   86 46 53.5%
Construction 4,970 8.4% 4,970   4,144 826 19.9%
Manufacturing 4,863 8.3% 4,863   5,119 -256 -5.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,461 4.2% 2,461   2,311 150 6.5%
Retail Trade 4,594 7.8% 4,594   4,685 -91 -1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,093 8.6% 5,093   5,844 -751 -12.9%
Information 1,471 2.5% 1,471   1,421 50 3.5%
Finance and Insurance 2,173 3.7% 2,173   1,942 231 11.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 883 1.5% 883   1,065 -182 -17.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,048 8.6% 5,048   5,038 10 0.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 282 0.5% 282   255 27 10.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,443 9.2% 5,443   5,672 -229 -4.0%
Educational Services 1,606 2.7% 1,606   1,987 -381 -19.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,100 10.4% 6,100   6,811 -711 -10.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 676 1.1% 676   718 -42 -5.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,550 9.4% 5,550   5,797 -247 -4.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,144 5.3% 3,144   3,472 -328 -9.4%
Public Administration 1,985 3.4% 1,985   2,143 -158 -7.4%
Information Not Available 1,979 3.4% 1,979   2,017 -38 -1.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 39,476 38,396 41,560
Male 14,578 36.9% 15,008   15,151 -573 -3.8%
Female 15,870 40.2% 16,206   16,386 -516 -3.1%
Information Not Available 9,028 22.9% 7,182   10,023 -995 -9.9%
 
Ethnicity 39,476 38,396 41,560
Hispanic or Latino 1,280 3.2% 1,347   1,377 -97 -7.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,421 72.0% 29,103   29,426 -1,005 -3.4%
Information Not Available 9,775 24.8% 7,946   10,757 -982 -9.1%
 
Race 39,476 38,396 41,560
American Indian or Alaskan Native 103 0.3% 106   109 -6 -5.5%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 14,649 37.1% 14,876   14,827 -178 -1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 47 0.1% 51   61 -14 -23.0%
White 13,622 34.5% 14,070   14,429 -807 -5.6%
Information Not Available 11,055 28.0% 9,293   12,134 -1,079 -8.9%
 
Years of Age 39,476 38,396 41,560
Younger than 22 508 1.0% 509   607 -99 -16.3%
22-24 1,298 2.6% 1,321   1,474 -176 -11.9%
25-34 7,371 14.6% 7,505   7,755 -384 -5.0%
35-44 6,280 12.4% 6,486   6,422 -142 -2.2%
45-54 6,905 13.6% 7,161   7,241 -336 -4.6%
55-59 3,385 6.7% 3,402   3,422 -37 -1.1%
60-64 2,484 4.9% 2,600   2,530 -46 -1.8%
65 and older 2,216 4.4% 2,229   2,086 130 6.2%
Information Not Available 9,029 17.8% 7,183   10,023 -994 -9.9%
 
Industry 39,476 38,396 41,560
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 53 0.1% 45   47 6 12.8%
Mining 42 0.1% 37   29 13 44.8%
Utilities 55 0.1% 47   18 37 205.6%
Construction 2,601 6.6% 2,755   2,872 -271 -9.4%
Manufacturing 406 1.0% 388   300 106 35.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,186 3.0% 1,214   1,085 101 9.3%
Retail Trade 1,213 3.1% 1,200   1,237 -24 -1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,757 7.0% 2,482   2,669 88 3.3%
Information 403 1.0% 414   531 -128 -24.1%
Finance and Insurance 865 2.2% 881   1,002 -137 -13.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 566 1.4% 581   606 -40 -6.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,780 7.0% 2,873   3,012 -232 -7.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 85 0.2% 78   105 -20 -19.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,216 10.7% 4,322   4,358 -142 -3.3%
Educational Services 1,359 3.4% 1,426   1,507 -148 -9.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,149 8.0% 3,409   3,317 -168 -5.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 340 0.9% 321   351 -11 -3.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,595 6.6% 2,733   2,446 149 6.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 995 2.5% 954   937 58 6.2%
Public Administration 536 1.4% 563   733 -197 -26.9%
Information Not Available 13,274 33.6% 11,673   14,398 -1,124 -7.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,396 4,442 5,070
Male 2,231 50.8% 2,263   2,501 -270 -10.8%
Female 2,165 49.2% 2,179   2,569 -404 -15.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 4,396 4,442 5,070
Hispanic or Latino 49 1.1% 46   54 -5 -9.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,920 89.2% 3,962   4,553 -633 -13.9%
Information Not Available 427 9.7% 434   463 -36 -7.8%
 
Race 4,396 4,442 5,070
American Indian or Alaskan Native 61 1.4% 61   53 8 15.1%
Asian 28 0.6% 31   45 -17 -37.8%
Black or African American 65 1.5% 65   73 -8 -11.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 4,022 91.5% 4,066   4,619 -597 -12.9%
Information Not Available 220 5.0% 219   280 -60 -21.4%
 
Years of Age 4,396 4,442 5,070
Younger than 22 108 1.4% 94   114 -6 -5.3%
22-24 184 2.3% 156   177 7 4.0%
25-34 821 10.3% 835   970 -149 -15.4%
35-44 889 11.2% 911   1,069 -180 -16.8%
45-54 1,038 13.0% 1,070   1,218 -180 -14.8%
55-59 592 7.4% 606   669 -77 -11.5%
60-64 457 5.7% 465   513 -56 -10.9%
65 and older 307 3.9% 305   340 -33 -9.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 4,396 4,442 5,070
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 114 2.5% 156   98 16 16.3%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Utilities 19 0.4% 17   7 12 171.4%
Construction 252 5.6% 287   296 -44 -14.9%
Manufacturing 471 10.4% 461   573 -102 -17.8%
Wholesale Trade 104 2.3% 121   135 -31 -23.0%
Retail Trade 410 9.1% 423   410 0 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 227 5.0% 198   240 -13 -5.4%
Information 32 0.7% 31   70 -38 -54.3%
Finance and Insurance 89 2.0% 85   122 -33 -27.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 41 0.9% 38   51 -10 -19.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 179 4.0% 179   201 -22 -10.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9 0.2% 10   9 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 326 7.2% 276   336 -10 -3.0%
Educational Services 119 2.6% 120   159 -40 -25.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 589 13.1% 570   635 -46 -7.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 41 0.9% 38   58 -17 -29.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 267 5.9% 250   275 -8 -2.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 132 2.9% 112   119 13 10.9%
Public Administration 70 1.6% 74   66 4 6.1%
Information Not Available 904 20.0% 995   1,210 -306 -25.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 63,182 76,618 53,010
Male 32,039 50.7% 39,947   25,243 6,796 26.9%
Female 29,455 46.6% 34,834   26,287 3,168 12.1%
Information Not Available 1,688 2.7% 1,837   1,480 208 14.1%
 
Ethnicity 63,182 76,618 53,010
Hispanic or Latino 2,319 3.7% 2,942   1,811 508 28.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 49,738 78.7% 60,224   40,711 9,027 22.2%
Information Not Available 11,125 17.6% 13,452   10,488 637 6.1%
 
Race 63,182 76,618 53,010
American Indian or Alaskan Native 402 0.6% 563   443 -41 -9.3%
Asian 816 1.3% 1,884   520 296 56.9%
Black or African American 14,866 23.5% 16,479   10,612 4,254 40.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 49 0.1% 57   69 -20 -29.0%
White 33,164 52.5% 40,694   29,762 3,402 11.4%
Information Not Available 13,885 22.0% 16,941   11,604 2,281 19.7%
 
Years of Age 63,182 76,618 53,010
Younger than 22 981 1.1% 1,377   1,085 -104 -9.6%
22-24 2,881 3.1% 3,667   2,653 228 8.6%
25-34 14,572 15.9% 18,052   12,486 2,086 16.7%
35-44 14,469 15.8% 17,605   12,162 2,307 19.0%
45-54 16,358 17.8% 19,307   12,980 3,378 26.0%
55-59 7,230 7.9% 8,936   6,076 1,154 19.0%
60-64 4,491 4.9% 5,219   3,671 820 22.3%
65 and older 2,200 2.4% 2,453   1,897 303 16.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 63,182 76,618 53,010
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 320 0.5% 372   339 -19 -5.6%
Mining 146 0.2% 206   272 -126 -46.3%
Utilities 60 0.1% 64   39 21 53.8%
Construction 3,484 5.5% 3,933   3,393 91 2.7%
Manufacturing 14,535 22.9% 20,644   7,552 6,983 92.5%
Wholesale Trade 5,903 9.3% 4,807   2,176 3,727 171.3%
Retail Trade 2,925 4.6% 2,978   3,542 -617 -17.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,758 2.8% 2,878   1,479 279 18.9%
Information 736 1.2% 744   856 -120 -14.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,332 2.1% 1,412   1,308 24 1.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 649 1.0% 731   632 17 2.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,751 9.1% 6,728   4,630 1,121 24.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,435 2.3% 2,336   1,275 160 12.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,743 9.0% 7,743   6,324 -581 -9.2%
Educational Services 1,841 2.9% 1,737   2,109 -268 -12.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,835 10.8% 6,947   6,810 25 0.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 733 1.2% 731   787 -54 -6.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,367 3.7% 2,543   2,509 -142 -5.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,852 2.9% 3,150   1,668 184 11.0%
Public Administration 889 1.4% 878   1,035 -146 -14.1%
Information Not Available 3,888 6.1% 5,056   4,275 -387 -9.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,300 32,215 30,797
Male 16,575 54.7% 17,922   16,135 440 2.7%
Female 13,722 45.3% 14,288   14,659 -937 -6.4%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 5   3 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,300 32,215 30,797
Hispanic or Latino 1,216 4.0% 1,296   1,126 90 8.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,820 85.2% 27,468   26,242 -422 -1.6%
Information Not Available 3,264 10.8% 3,451   3,429 -165 -4.8%
 
Race 30,300 32,215 30,797
American Indian or Alaskan Native 437 1.4% 463   477 -40 -8.4%
Asian 1,008 3.3% 1,057   1,033 -25 -2.4%
Black or African American 2,767 9.1% 2,922   2,999 -232 -7.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 70 0.2% 61   66 4 6.1%
White 23,353 77.1% 24,909   23,495 -142 -0.6%
Information Not Available 2,665 8.8% 2,803   2,727 -62 -2.3%
 
Years of Age 30,300 32,215 30,797
Younger than 22 350 0.7% 360   378 -28 -7.4%
22-24 1,066 2.1% 1,140   1,067 -1 -0.1%
25-34 6,799 13.4% 7,222   7,029 -230 -3.3%
35-44 6,611 13.0% 7,033   6,713 -102 -1.5%
45-54 7,198 14.1% 7,742   7,481 -283 -3.8%
55-59 3,955 7.8% 4,123   3,845 110 2.9%
60-64 2,783 5.5% 2,954   2,799 -16 -0.6%
65 and older 1,530 3.0% 1,632   1,480 50 3.4%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 9   5 3 60.0%
 
Industry 30,300 32,215 30,797
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 263 0.9% 349   209 54 25.8%
Mining 115 0.4% 208   584 -469 -80.3%
Utilities 156 0.5% 175   152 4 2.6%
Construction 3,310 10.8% 3,745   2,530 780 30.8%
Manufacturing 4,634 15.2% 5,289   4,269 365 8.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,509 4.9% 1,530   1,521 -12 -0.8%
Retail Trade 2,235 7.3% 2,212   2,202 33 1.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 933 3.1% 978   842 91 10.8%
Information 619 2.0% 587   654 -35 -5.4%
Finance and Insurance 911 3.0% 906   991 -80 -8.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 445 1.5% 422   484 -39 -8.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,212 7.2% 2,283   2,315 -103 -4.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 677 2.2% 726   805 -128 -15.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,502 8.2% 2,692   2,838 -336 -11.8%
Educational Services 1,377 4.5% 1,437   1,490 -113 -7.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,793 9.1% 2,813   3,043 -250 -8.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 393 1.3% 399   432 -39 -9.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,051 6.7% 2,166   2,097 -46 -2.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,530 5.0% 1,656   1,681 -151 -9.0%
Public Administration 527 1.7% 534   557 -30 -5.4%
Information Not Available 1,108 3.6% 1,108   1,101 7 0.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 31,544 32,154 32,696
Male 13,955 44.2% 14,711   15,183 -1,228 -8.1%
Female 17,514 55.5% 17,387   17,464 50 0.3%
Information Not Available 75 0.2% 56   49 26 53.1%
 
Ethnicity 31,544 32,154 32,696
Hispanic or Latino 1,346 4.3% 1,323   1,154 192 16.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,687 78.3% 23,344   24,568 119 0.5%
Information Not Available 5,511 17.5% 7,487   6,974 -1,463 -21.0%
 
Race 31,544 32,154 32,696
American Indian or Alaskan Native 193 0.6% 200   230 -37 -16.1%
Asian 173 0.5% 155   189 -16 -8.5%
Black or African American 7,644 24.2% 7,626   7,752 -108 -1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,357 4.3% 1,319   1,182 175 14.8%
White 20,122 63.8% 19,114   20,762 -640 -3.1%
Information Not Available 2,055 6.5% 3,740   2,581 -526 -20.4%
 
Years of Age 31,544 32,154 32,696
Younger than 22 503 1.0% 565   580 -77 -13.3%
22-24 1,158 2.4% 1,518   1,337 -179 -13.4%
25-34 6,725 13.7% 7,376   7,461 -736 -9.9%
35-44 7,108 14.5% 7,183   7,439 -331 -4.4%
45-54 7,624 15.5% 7,403   7,940 -316 -4.0%
55-59 3,817 7.8% 3,728   3,651 166 4.5%
60-64 2,571 5.2% 2,430   2,444 127 5.2%
65 and older 2,038 4.2% 1,951   1,844 194 10.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 31,544 32,154 32,696
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 179 0.6% 111   161 18 11.2%
Mining 122 0.4% 103   117 5 4.3%
Utilities 44 0.1% 25   38 6 15.8%
Construction 2,221 7.0% 1,763   2,657 -436 -16.4%
Manufacturing 3,164 10.0% 6,594   3,692 -528 -14.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,224 3.9% 951   1,366 -142 -10.4%
Retail Trade 2,986 9.4% 2,231   2,977 9 0.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,955 9.3% 3,509   2,495 460 18.4%
Information 638 2.0% 545   759 -121 -15.9%
Finance and Insurance 913 2.9% 669   950 -37 -3.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 533 1.7% 528   609 -76 -12.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,763 5.6% 1,423   1,644 119 7.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 134 0.4% 146   175 -41 -23.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,780 11.9% 3,301   4,009 -229 -5.7%
Educational Services 965 3.0% 755   1,038 -73 -7.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,699 11.7% 3,211   3,997 -298 -7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 283 0.9% 276   383 -100 -26.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,543 11.2% 3,868   3,131 412 13.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 908 2.9% 784   934 -26 -2.8%
Public Administration 269 0.8% 210   293 -24 -8.2%
Information Not Available 1,221 3.8% 1,151   1,271 -50 -3.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Aug 2016 Percent Jul 2016     Aug 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,983 17,778 16,256
Male 6,821 45.5% 7,394   7,294 -473 -6.5%
Female 8,149 54.4% 10,366   8,949 -800 -8.9%
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