Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

December 2016

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
December 2016
Dec 2016 Nov 2016 Monthly Change Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,100,779 1,840,087 260,692 2,265,989 -165,210 -7.3
Alaska 10,717 10,084 633 11,923 -1,206 -10.1
Alabama 20,396 19,351 1,045 22,259 -1,863 -8.4
Arkansas 15,699 14,398 1,301 20,916 -5,217 -24.9
Arizona 25,041 28,167 -3,126 26,950 -1,909 -7.1
California 363,031 352,407 10,624 386,475 -23,444 -6.1
Colorado 27,197 25,055 2,142 30,735 -3,538 -11.5
Connecticut 37,949 34,290 3,659 37,632 317 0.8
District of Columbia 8,630 8,409 221 8,369 261 3.1
Delaware 5,644 3,622 2,022 3,492 2,152 61.6
Florida 41,717 44,371 -2,654 53,891 -12,174 -22.6
Georgia 30,227 29,871 356 36,113 -5,886 -16.3
Hawaii 7,474 7,644 -170 6,229 1,245 20.0
Iowa 25,292 15,549 9,743 24,091 1,201 5.0
Idaho 10,778 6,676 4,102 11,127 -349 -3.1
Illinois 126,833 97,193 29,640 136,400 -9,567 -7.0
Indiana 27,763 19,612 8,151 26,268 1,495 5.7
Kansas 13,215 10,641 2,574 14,096 -881 -6.3
Kentucky 20,097 19,103 994 22,876 -2,779 -12.1
Louisiana 24,014 23,278 736 23,364 650 2.8
Massachusetts 57,931 46,636 11,295 59,739 -1,808 -3.0
Maryland 36,902 33,384 3,518 39,501 -2,599 -6.6
Maine 6,596 4,779 1,817 7,951 -1,355 -17.0
Michigan 73,138 51,757 21,381 86,506 -13,368 -15.5
Minnesota 60,810 35,408 25,402 57,319 3,491 6.1
Missouri 28,841 23,104 5,737 30,494 -1,653 -5.4
Mississippi 12,325 11,283 1,042 13,751 -1,426 -10.4
Montana 9,454 6,729 2,725 9,411 43 0.5
North Carolina 23,730 22,574 1,156 28,441 -4,711 -16.6
North Dakota 7,334 2,966 4,368 6,132 1,202 19.6
Nebraska 6,672 3,868 2,804 6,248 424 6.8
New Hampshire 4,185 3,595 590 4,773 -588 -12.3
New Jersey 97,621 92,313 5,308 100,856 -3,235 -3.2
New Mexico 11,758 12,381 -623 14,020 -2,262 -16.1
Nevada 25,062 21,956 3,106 27,166 -2,104 -7.7
New York 152,977 137,256 15,721 164,557 -11,580 -7.0
Ohio 68,023 49,321 18,702 69,060 -1,037 -1.5
Oklahoma 19,092 19,287 -195 22,968 -3,876 -16.9
Oregon 31,978 27,769 4,209 33,781 -1,803 -5.3
Pennsylvania 131,119 109,825 21,294 148,418 -17,299 -11.7
Puerto Rico 17,172 18,577 -1,405 19,519 -2,347 -12.0
Rhode Island 8,819 7,258 1,561 8,952 -133 -1.5
South Carolina 19,636 18,449 1,187 22,087 -2,451 -11.1
South Dakota 3,185 1,496 1,689 2,543 642 25.2
Tennessee 18,863 16,903 1,960 23,754 -4,891 -20.6
Texas 152,287 157,889 -5,602 169,174 -16,887 -10.0
Utah 13,578 9,961 3,617 13,534 44 0.3
Virginia 30,356 27,822 2,534 33,573 -3,217 -9.6
Virgin Islands 304 289 15 287 17 5.9
Vermont 4,541 3,336 1,205 4,379 162 3.7
Washington 57,454 46,721 10,733 61,577 -4,123 -6.7
Wisconsin 48,650 29,721 18,929 49,406 -756 -1.5
West Virginia 13,922 11,598 2,324 17,579 -3,657 -20.8
Wyoming 4,750 4,155 595 5,327 -577 -10.8
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,100,779   1,840,087   2,265,989 -165,210 -7.3
Male 1,294,272 61.6% 1,031,143   1,371,369 -77,097 -5.6%
Female 794,526 37.8% 794,624   879,131 -84,605 -9.6%
Information Not Available 11,981 0.6% 14,320   15,489 -3,508 -22.6%
 
Ethnicity 2,100,779   1,840,087   2,265,989    
Hispanic or Latino 413,302 19.7% 351,840   432,461 -19,159 -4.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,400,191 83.0% 1,236,055   1,537,087 -136,896 -8.9%
Information Not Available 287,286 12.0% 252,190   296,441 -9,155 -3.1%
 
Race 2,100,779   1,840,087   2,265,989
American Indian or Alaskan Native 28,705 1.4% 25,019   29,998 -1,293 -4.3%
Asian 65,583 3.1% 66,342   67,551 -1,968 -2.9%
Black or African American 332,685 15.8% 328,752   363,108 -30,423 -8.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12,949 0.6% 12,010   11,298 1,651 14.6%
White 1,114,077 52.8% 929,314   1,222,246 -108,169 -8.9%
Information Not Available 555,374 26.3% 480,428   562,138 -6,764 -1.2%
 
Years of Age 2,100,779   1,840,087   2,265,989
Younger than 22 45,186 2.2% 36,073   51,718 -6,532 -12.6%
22-24 98,351 4.7% 81,829   113,698 -15,347 -13.5%
25-34 489,086 23.3% 433,764   535,770 -46,684 -8.7%
35-44 456,180 21.7% 394,069   489,932 -33,752 -6.9%
45-54 483,009 23.0% 424,575   527,499 -44,490 -8.4%
55-59 234,790 11.2% 201,539   247,164 -12,374 -5.0%
60-64 161,512 7.7% 146,946   165,682 -4,170 -2.5%
65 and older 120,672 5.7% 107,423   115,649 5,023 4.3%
Information Not Available 11,993 0.6% 13,869   18,877 -6,884 -36.5%
 
Industry 2,100,779   1,840,087   2,265,989
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 100,850 4.8% 65,568   94,614 6,236 6.6%
Mining 21,252 1.0% 18,750   42,052 -20,800 -49.5%
Utilities 4,743 0.2% 4,139   4,255 488 11.5%
Construction 325,943 15.5% 192,941   296,626 29,317 9.9%
Manufacturing 196,262 9.3% 189,521   239,951 -43,689 -18.2%
Wholesale Trade 68,127 3.2% 64,990   74,412 -6,285 -8.4%
Retail Trade 142,328 6.8% 141,197   158,427 -16,099 -10.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 68,154 3.2% 59,504   72,451 -4,297 -5.9%
Information 59,242 2.8% 59,084   63,080 -3,838 -6.1%
Finance and Insurance 53,435 2.5% 54,188   54,980 -1,545 -2.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 27,444 1.3% 26,381   30,652 -3,208 -10.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 105,935 5.0% 107,003   109,801 -3,866 -3.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,654 0.6% 11,651   12,259 395 3.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 277,232 13.2% 243,520   300,819 -23,587 -7.8%
Educational Services 47,511 2.3% 54,592   53,823 -6,312 -11.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 144,705 6.9% 148,775   161,187 -16,482 -10.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 46,682 2.2% 34,742   52,705 -6,023 -11.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 121,028 5.8% 106,993   126,440 -5,412 -4.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 49,361 2.3% 47,605   54,469 -5,108 -9.4%
Public Administration 37,505 1.8% 35,562   42,357 -4,852 -11.5%
Information Not Available 190,386 9.1% 173,381   220,629 -30,243 -13.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,717 10,084 11,923 -1,206 -10.1
Male 7,006 65.4% 6,333   7,960 -954 -12.0%
Female 3,677 34.3% 3,725   3,920 -243 -6.2%
Information Not Available 34 0.3% 26   43 -9 -20.9%
 
Ethnicity 10,717   10,084   11,923    
Hispanic or Latino 7 0.1% 12   7 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,182 95.0% 9,565   11,341 -1,159 -10.2%
Information Not Available 528 4.9% 507   575 -47 -8.2%
 
Race 10,717 10,084 11,923
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,805 26.2% 2,627   3,211 -406 -12.6%
Asian 705 6.6% 632   665 40 6.0%
Black or African American 458 4.3% 452   506 -48 -9.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 247 2.3% 218   225 22 9.8%
White 5,967 55.7% 5,638   6,737 -770 -11.4%
Information Not Available 535 5.0% 517   579 -44 -7.6%
 
Years of Age 10,717 10,084 11,923
Younger than 22 232 1.5% 218   194 38 19.6%
22-24 579 3.6% 482   629 -50 -7.9%
25-34 2,950 18.5% 2,920   3,344 -394 -11.8%
35-44 2,588 16.2% 2,226   2,683 -95 -3.5%
45-54 2,212 13.8% 2,159   2,639 -427 -16.2%
55-59 1,100 6.9% 1,004   1,261 -161 -12.8%
60-64 703 4.4% 717   826 -123 -14.9%
65 and older 353 2.2% 358   347 6 1.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,717 10,084 11,923
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 77 0.7% 75   85 -8 -9.4%
Mining 426 3.9% 425   780 -354 -45.4%
Utilities 52 0.5% 55   49 3 6.1%
Construction 2,631 24.4% 2,189   2,984 -353 -11.8%
Manufacturing 1,002 9.3% 859   1,109 -107 -9.6%
Wholesale Trade 116 1.1% 162   126 -10 -7.9%
Retail Trade 844 7.8% 810   817 27 3.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 576 5.3% 535   581 -5 -0.9%
Information 119 1.1% 95   82 37 45.1%
Finance and Insurance 145 1.3% 150   139 6 4.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 189 1.8% 202   220 -31 -14.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 363 3.4% 356   420 -57 -13.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 32 0.3% 32   28 4 14.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 548 5.1% 607   711 -163 -22.9%
Educational Services 242 2.2% 229   241 1 0.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 707 6.5% 623   626 81 12.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 124 1.1% 173   155 -31 -20.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 951 8.8% 930   882 69 7.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 260 2.4% 299   303 -43 -14.2%
Public Administration 954 8.8% 949   1,203 -249 -20.7%
Information Not Available 359 3.3% 329   382 -23 -6.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,396 19,351 22,259
Male 11,008 54.0% 10,129   12,499 -1,491 -11.9%
Female 9,364 45.9% 9,199   9,732 -368 -3.8%
Information Not Available 24 0.1% 23   28 -4 -14.3%
 
Ethnicity 20,396 19,351 22,259
Hispanic or Latino 260 1.3% 250   280 -20 -7.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,953 73.3% 14,117   15,972 -1,019 -6.4%
Information Not Available 5,183 25.4% 4,984   6,007 -824 -13.7%
 
Race 20,396 19,351 22,259
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,307 6.4% 1,131   1,335 -28 -2.1%
Asian 613 3.0% 552   582 31 5.3%
Black or African American 8,428 41.3% 8,060   8,717 -289 -3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1% 10   18 1 5.6%
White 8,976 44.0% 8,663   10,485 -1,509 -14.4%
Information Not Available 1,053 5.2% 935   1,122 -69 -6.1%
 
Years of Age 20,396 19,351 22,259
Younger than 22 33 0.1% 33   597 -564 -94.5%
22-24 62 0.2% 69   1,250 -1,188 -95.0%
25-34 646 2.4% 615   5,810 -5,164 -88.9%
35-44 2,985 11.1% 3,019   5,264 -2,279 -43.3%
45-54 4,569 17.0% 4,225   4,917 -348 -7.1%
55-59 2,253 8.4% 2,122   2,118 135 6.4%
60-64 2,452 9.1% 2,377   1,393 1,059 76.0%
65 and older 7,386 27.4% 6,880   897 6,489 723.4%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 11   13 -3 -23.1%
 
Industry 20,396 19,351 22,259
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 217 1.1% 185   201 16 8.0%
Mining 134 0.7% 142   701 -567 -80.9%
Utilities 85 0.4% 70   55 30 54.5%
Construction 2,232 10.8% 1,901   1,980 252 12.7%
Manufacturing 3,159 15.3% 3,197   4,029 -870 -21.6%
Wholesale Trade 700 3.4% 747   766 -66 -8.6%
Retail Trade 2,276 11.0% 2,303   2,277 -1 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 645 3.1% 520   581 64 11.0%
Information 198 1.0% 200   220 -22 -10.0%
Finance and Insurance 630 3.1% 545   617 13 2.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 258 1.3% 260   278 -20 -7.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 946 4.6% 1,038   1,009 -63 -6.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 59 0.3% 52   51 8 15.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,801 13.6% 2,802   3,130 -329 -10.5%
Educational Services 476 2.3% 517   495 -19 -3.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,486 7.2% 1,480   1,738 -252 -14.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 161 0.8% 151   139 22 15.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,743 8.5% 1,338   1,515 228 15.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 455 2.2% 446   544 -89 -16.4%
Public Administration 297 1.4% 256   302 -5 -1.7%
Information Not Available 1,438 7.0% 1,201   1,631 -193 -11.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,699 14,398 20,916
Male 8,536 54.4% 7,375   11,527 -2,991 -25.9%
Female 5,948 37.9% 5,897   7,801 -1,853 -23.8%
Information Not Available 1,215 7.7% 1,126   1,588 -373 -23.5%
 
Ethnicity 15,699 14,398 20,916
Hispanic or Latino 85 0.5% 69   226 -141 -62.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,399 91.7% 13,203   19,102 -4,703 -24.6%
Information Not Available 1,215 7.7% 1,126   1,588 -373 -23.5%
 
Race 15,699 14,398 20,916
American Indian or Alaskan Native 161 1.0% 162   228 -67 -29.4%
Asian 17 0.1% 19   21 -4 -19.0%
Black or African American 4,016 25.6% 3,865   5,251 -1,235 -23.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 782 5.0% 675   790 -8 -1.0%
White 9,423 60.0% 8,482   12,812 -3,389 -26.5%
Information Not Available 1,300 8.3% 1,195   1,814 -514 -28.3%
 
Years of Age 15,699 14,398 20,916
Younger than 22 437 1.8% 341   556 -119 -21.4%
22-24 792 3.3% 668   1,041 -249 -23.9%
25-34 3,330 13.8% 3,095   4,615 -1,285 -27.8%
35-44 3,287 13.6% 3,170   4,455 -1,168 -26.2%
45-54 3,406 14.1% 3,088   4,553 -1,147 -25.2%
55-59 1,481 6.1% 1,339   1,977 -496 -25.1%
60-64 1,014 4.2% 937   1,281 -267 -20.8%
65 and older 737 3.1% 634   850 -113 -13.3%
Information Not Available 1,215 5.0% 1,126   1,588 -373 -23.5%
 
Industry 15,699 14,398 20,916
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 630 3.9% 327   680 -50 -7.4%
Mining 105 0.6% 106   463 -358 -77.3%
Utilities 24 0.1% 26   41 -17 -41.5%
Construction 1,727 10.6% 1,265   1,848 -121 -6.5%
Manufacturing 1,929 11.8% 2,194   3,374 -1,445 -42.8%
Wholesale Trade 653 4.0% 654   987 -334 -33.8%
Retail Trade 1,281 7.8% 1,345   1,631 -350 -21.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 560 3.4% 555   793 -233 -29.4%
Information 152 0.9% 153   182 -30 -16.5%
Finance and Insurance 247 1.5% 239   283 -36 -12.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 187 1.1% 185   232 -45 -19.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 512 3.1% 497   695 -183 -26.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.3% 41   56 -7 -12.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,648 10.1% 1,454   2,152 -504 -23.4%
Educational Services 281 1.7% 363   375 -94 -25.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,517 9.3% 1,473   1,834 -317 -17.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 238 1.5% 164   247 -9 -3.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,013 6.2% 693   1,100 -87 -7.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 338 2.1% 325   473 -135 -28.5%
Public Administration 285 1.7% 290   350 -65 -18.6%
Information Not Available 2,323 14.2% 2,049   3,120 -797 -25.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,041 28,167 26,950
Male 13,560 54.2% 15,023   14,756 -1,196 -8.1%
Female 11,454 45.7% 13,122   12,166 -712 -5.9%
Information Not Available 27 0.1% 22   28 -1 -3.6%
 
Ethnicity 25,041 28,167 26,950
Hispanic or Latino 7,172 28.6% 8,854   7,573 -401 -5.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,676 50.6% 13,408   13,741 -1,065 -7.8%
Information Not Available 5,193 20.7% 5,905   5,636 -443 -7.9%
 
Race 25,041 28,167 26,950
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,050 8.2% 1,948   2,234 -184 -8.2%
Asian 1,219 4.9% 1,802   1,194 25 2.1%
Black or African American 2,232 8.9% 2,318   2,211 21 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 355 1.4% 309   377 -22 -5.8%
White 13,740 54.9% 15,163   15,482 -1,742 -11.3%
Information Not Available 5,445 21.7% 6,627   5,452 -7 -0.1%
 
Years of Age 25,041 28,167 26,950
Younger than 22 468 1.3% 523   512 -44 -8.6%
22-24 1,096 3.0% 1,296   1,179 -83 -7.0%
25-34 5,827 15.9% 6,418   6,242 -415 -6.6%
35-44 5,472 14.9% 6,179   5,823 -351 -6.0%
45-54 5,867 16.0% 6,801   6,474 -607 -9.4%
55-59 2,981 8.1% 3,241   3,158 -177 -5.6%
60-64 2,019 5.5% 2,299   2,123 -104 -4.9%
65 and older 1,311 3.6% 1,410   1,439 -128 -8.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,041 28,167 26,950
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 482 1.9% 1,418   487 -5 -1.0%
Mining 78 0.3% 84   189 -111 -58.7%
Utilities 72 0.3% 61   65 7 10.8%
Construction 2,283 8.9% 2,178   2,375 -92 -3.9%
Manufacturing 1,454 5.7% 1,685   1,562 -108 -6.9%
Wholesale Trade 863 3.4% 1,026   977 -114 -11.7%
Retail Trade 2,081 8.2% 2,259   2,175 -94 -4.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 596 2.3% 639   614 -18 -2.9%
Information 443 1.7% 461   461 -18 -3.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,051 4.1% 1,123   1,037 14 1.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 445 1.7% 530   550 -105 -19.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,341 5.3% 1,492   1,332 9 0.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 108 0.4% 110   91 17 18.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,453 13.5% 3,627   3,597 -144 -4.0%
Educational Services 767 3.0% 874   777 -10 -1.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,191 8.6% 2,515   2,352 -161 -6.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 317 1.2% 308   344 -27 -7.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,358 5.3% 1,362   1,549 -191 -12.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 536 2.1% 560   554 -18 -3.2%
Public Administration 676 2.6% 762   797 -121 -15.2%
Information Not Available 4,446 17.4% 5,093   5,065 -619 -12.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 363,031 352,407 386,475
Male 212,026 58.4% 200,952   214,926 -2,900 -1.3%
Female 150,714 41.5% 151,264   171,353 -20,639 -12.0%
Information Not Available 291 0.1% 191   196 95 48.5%
 
Ethnicity 363,031 352,407 386,475
Hispanic or Latino 169,311 46.6% 143,619   170,766 -1,455 -0.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 163,693 45.1% 176,682   184,670 -20,977 -11.4%
Information Not Available 30,027 8.3% 32,106   31,039 -1,012 -3.3%
 
Race 363,031 352,407 386,475
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,390 0.9% 3,536   2,644 746 28.2%
Asian 32,061 8.8% 32,393   33,781 -1,720 -5.1%
Black or African American 28,671 7.9% 31,151   29,669 -998 -3.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 99,572 27.4% 109,602   118,576 -19,004 -16.0%
Information Not Available 199,337 54.9% 175,725   201,805 -2,468 -1.2%
 
Years of Age 363,031 352,407 386,475
Younger than 22 10,461 2.4% 9,269   11,162 -701 -6.3%
22-24 20,050 4.6% 17,869   21,639 -1,589 -7.3%
25-34 90,080 20.7% 92,687   94,685 -4,605 -4.9%
35-44 77,101 17.7% 69,277   79,704 -2,603 -3.3%
45-54 77,875 17.9% 80,171   89,495 -11,620 -13.0%
55-59 39,809 9.1% 34,878   42,594 -2,785 -6.5%
60-64 27,508 6.3% 28,667   28,592 -1,084 -3.8%
65 and older 20,050 4.6% 19,493   18,604 1,446 7.8%
Information Not Available 97 0.0% 96   0 97 0.0%
 
Industry 363,031 352,407 386,475
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 81,654 18.4% 52,555   74,320 7,334 9.9%
Mining 1,065 0.2% 1,720   1,860 -795 -42.7%
Utilities 1,065 0.2% 860   881 184 20.9%
Construction 30,027 6.8% 29,813   27,514 2,513 9.1%
Manufacturing 33,029 7.4% 32,298   38,579 -5,550 -14.4%
Wholesale Trade 872 0.2% 1,529   979 -107 -10.9%
Retail Trade 23,053 5.2% 25,035   25,556 -2,503 -9.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,686 2.2% 8,027   11,456 -1,770 -15.5%
Information 30,414 6.8% 30,673   33,781 -3,367 -10.0%
Finance and Insurance 7,071 1.6% 6,880   7,540 -469 -6.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,840 0.4% 2,102   1,762 78 4.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,908 1.3% 7,167   6,756 -848 -12.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 60,537 13.6% 73,005   66,485 -5,948 -8.9%
Educational Services 9,686 2.2% 12,804   12,631 -2,945 -23.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 22,084 5.0% 22,455   24,381 -2,297 -9.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,005 1.4% 5,829   8,715 -2,710 -31.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,788 3.6% 13,473   16,058 -270 -1.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,846 1.8% 10,033   9,596 -1,750 -18.2%
Public Administration 3,487 0.8% 3,631   4,798 -1,311 -27.3%
Information Not Available 11,914 2.7% 12,518   12,827 -913 -7.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,197 25,055 30,735
Male 16,690 61.4% 13,923   18,846 -2,156 -11.4%
Female 10,506 38.6% 11,131   11,888 -1,382 -11.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 27,197 25,055 30,735
Hispanic or Latino 6,385 23.5% 4,732   7,255 -870 -12.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,041 66.3% 17,894   20,641 -2,600 -12.6%
Information Not Available 2,771 10.2% 2,429   2,839 -68 -2.4%
 
Race 27,197 25,055 30,735
American Indian or Alaskan Native 494 1.8% 439   609 -115 -18.9%
Asian 541 2.0% 566   543 -2 -0.4%
Black or African American 1,561 5.7% 1,509   1,783 -222 -12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 92 0.3% 77   128 -36 -28.1%
White 18,618 68.5% 17,721   21,516 -2,898 -13.5%
Information Not Available 5,891 21.7% 4,743   6,156 -265 -4.3%
 
Years of Age 27,197 25,055 30,735
Younger than 22 384 0.9% 271   477 -93 -19.5%
22-24 827 1.9% 708   1,080 -253 -23.4%
25-34 5,845 13.5% 5,457   6,668 -823 -12.3%
35-44 5,974 13.8% 5,654   6,901 -927 -13.4%
45-54 6,624 15.3% 6,073   7,622 -998 -13.1%
55-59 3,565 8.2% 3,181   3,911 -346 -8.8%
60-64 2,531 5.8% 2,368   2,656 -125 -4.7%
65 and older 1,440 3.3% 1,329   1,411 29 2.1%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 14   9 -2 -22.2%
 
Industry 27,197 25,055 30,735
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 344 1.2% 232   369 -25 -6.8%
Mining 528 1.9% 570   1,192 -664 -55.7%
Utilities 48 0.2% 58   76 -28 -36.8%
Construction 4,615 16.8% 2,328   5,131 -516 -10.1%
Manufacturing 1,678 6.1% 1,890   2,002 -324 -16.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,220 4.4% 1,326   1,330 -110 -8.3%
Retail Trade 2,058 7.5% 2,105   2,211 -153 -6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 824 3.0% 758   1,023 -199 -19.5%
Information 1,112 4.0% 1,150   995 117 11.8%
Finance and Insurance 887 3.2% 974   1,021 -134 -13.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 521 1.9% 604   539 -18 -3.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,401 8.7% 2,461   2,760 -359 -13.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 576 2.1% 313   489 87 17.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,583 13.0% 2,838   3,909 -326 -8.3%
Educational Services 766 2.8% 845   904 -138 -15.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,881 6.8% 2,056   2,060 -179 -8.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 465 1.7% 675   531 -66 -12.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,454 5.3% 1,789   1,661 -207 -12.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 643 2.3% 636   715 -72 -10.1%
Public Administration 870 3.2% 740   894 -24 -2.7%
Information Not Available 723 2.6% 707   923 -200 -21.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 37,949 34,290 37,632
Male 23,183 61.1% 18,756   22,335 848 3.8%
Female 14,766 38.9% 15,534   15,297 -531 -3.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 37,949 34,290 37,632
Hispanic or Latino 6,330 16.7% 5,352   6,284 46 0.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,619 83.3% 28,938   31,348 271 0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 37,949 34,290 37,632
American Indian or Alaskan Native 163 0.4% 146   146 17 11.6%
Asian 708 1.9% 680   711 -3 -0.4%
Black or African American 5,599 14.8% 5,638   5,486 113 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 21,998 58.0% 19,340   21,060 938 4.5%
Information Not Available 9,481 25.0% 8,486   10,229 -748 -7.3%
 
Years of Age 37,949 34,290 37,632
Younger than 22 773 1.4% 639   845 -72 -8.5%
22-24 1,697 3.0% 1,486   1,777 -80 -4.5%
25-34 8,630 15.2% 7,828   8,522 108 1.3%
35-44 7,568 13.3% 6,767   7,430 138 1.9%
45-54 8,814 15.5% 7,888   8,905 -91 -1.0%
55-59 4,507 7.9% 4,113   4,271 236 5.5%
60-64 3,252 5.7% 3,123   3,224 28 0.9%
65 and older 2,708 4.8% 2,446   2,658 50 1.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 37,949 34,290 37,632
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 389 1.0% 214   479 -90 -18.8%
Mining 27 0.1% 9   21 6 28.6%
Utilities 47 0.1% 48   44 3 6.8%
Construction 5,914 15.4% 3,567   4,406 1,508 34.2%
Manufacturing 3,531 9.2% 3,779   4,240 -709 -16.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,451 3.8% 1,450   1,502 -51 -3.4%
Retail Trade 3,857 10.1% 3,757   3,946 -89 -2.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,479 3.9% 1,605   1,268 211 16.6%
Information 1,001 2.6% 1,015   689 312 45.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,407 3.7% 1,458   1,099 308 28.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 531 1.4% 495   551 -20 -3.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,797 4.7% 1,877   1,750 47 2.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 276 0.7% 283   244 32 13.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,391 14.1% 4,026   5,575 -184 -3.3%
Educational Services 1,159 3.0% 1,223   1,210 -51 -4.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,982 10.4% 4,299   4,412 -430 -9.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,290 3.4% 870   1,405 -115 -8.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,142 5.6% 2,080   2,334 -192 -8.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,115 2.9% 1,068   1,293 -178 -13.8%
Public Administration 603 1.6% 665   558 45 8.1%
Information Not Available 560 1.5% 502   606 -46 -7.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,630 8,409 8,369
Male 4,074 47.2% 3,830   3,779 295 7.8%
Female 4,556 52.8% 4,579   4,590 -34 -0.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,630 8,409 8,369
Hispanic or Latino 723 8.4% 674   642 81 12.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,869 91.2% 7,688   7,693 176 2.3%
Information Not Available 38 0.4% 47   34 4 11.8%
 
Race 8,630 8,409 8,369
American Indian or Alaskan Native 39 0.5% 35   43 -4 -9.3%
Asian 212 2.5% 199   212 0 0.0%
Black or African American 5,898 68.3% 5,851   5,990 -92 -1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 22 0.3% 24   20 2 10.0%
White 1,624 18.8% 1,527   1,487 137 9.2%
Information Not Available 835 9.7% 773   617 218 35.3%
 
Years of Age 8,630 8,409 8,369
Younger than 22 119 1.2% 132   140 -21 -15.0%
22-24 464 4.8% 448   462 2 0.4%
25-34 2,420 25.1% 2,375   2,418 2 0.1%
35-44 1,927 20.0% 1,879   1,866 61 3.3%
45-54 1,829 19.0% 1,760   1,849 -20 -1.1%
55-59 909 9.4% 844   779 130 16.7%
60-64 627 6.5% 636   548 79 14.4%
65 and older 335 3.5% 335   307 28 9.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,630 8,409 8,369
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
Construction 15 0.2% 15   14 1 7.1%
Manufacturing 6 0.1% 3   3 3 100.0%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 2   3 -2 -66.7%
Retail Trade 22 0.3% 18   14 8 57.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 4 0.0% 5   5 -1 -20.0%
Information 15 0.2% 4   7 8 114.3%
Finance and Insurance 7 0.1% 9   11 -4 -36.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7 0.1% 10   5 2 40.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 47 0.5% 50   42 5 11.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3 0.0% 1   0 3 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 54 0.6% 57   40 14 35.0%
Educational Services 11 0.1% 11   14 -3 -21.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 17 0.2% 15   14 3 21.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3 0.0% 1   1 2 200.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 16 0.2% 17   15 1 6.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 20 0.2% 15   9 11 122.2%
Public Administration 5 0.1% 4   1 4 400.0%
Information Not Available 8,376 97.1% 8,172   8,171 205 2.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,644 3,622 3,492
Male 2,549 45.2% 1,558   1,577 972 61.6%
Female 2,675 47.4% 1,821   1,750 925 52.9%
Information Not Available 420 7.4% 243   165 255 154.5%
 
Ethnicity 5,644 3,622 3,492
Hispanic or Latino 357 6.3% 235   283 74 26.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,867 86.2% 3,142   3,044 1,823 59.9%
Information Not Available 420 7.4% 243   165 255 154.5%
 
Race 5,644 3,622 3,492
American Indian or Alaskan Native 16 0.3% 12   7 9 128.6%
Asian 115 2.0% 65   65 50 76.9%
Black or African American 2,102 37.2% 1,413   1,377 725 52.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1% 6   2 5 250.0%
White 3,070 54.4% 1,935   1,930 1,140 59.1%
Information Not Available 333 5.9% 190   111 222 200.0%
 
Years of Age 5,644 3,622 3,492
Younger than 22 68 0.8% 63   31 37 119.4%
22-24 216 2.6% 172   131 85 64.9%
25-34 1,294 15.8% 863   820 474 57.8%
35-44 1,188 14.5% 765   740 448 60.5%
45-54 1,323 16.1% 852   828 495 59.8%
55-59 618 7.5% 414   415 203 48.9%
60-64 510 6.2% 283   283 227 80.2%
65 and older 350 4.3% 178   209 141 67.5%
Information Not Available 77 0.9% 32   35 42 120.0%
 
Industry 5,644 3,622 3,492
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 9 0.2% 8   11 -2 -18.2%
Mining 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 9 0.2% 5   6 3 50.0%
Construction 407 7.2% 202   226 181 80.1%
Manufacturing 400 7.1% 281   200 200 100.0%
Wholesale Trade 211 3.7% 145   119 92 77.3%
Retail Trade 748 13.2% 518   496 252 50.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 213 3.8% 148   107 106 99.1%
Information 78 1.4% 52   39 39 100.0%
Finance and Insurance 575 10.2% 368   270 305 113.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 126 2.2% 73   65 61 93.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 415 7.3% 241   202 213 105.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 16 0.3% 12   11 5 45.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 914 16.2% 569   601 313 52.1%
Educational Services 123 2.2% 80   102 21 20.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 595 10.5% 421   478 117 24.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 108 1.9% 58   61 47 77.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 503 8.9% 310   334 169 50.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 124 2.2% 85   115 9 7.8%
Public Administration 58 1.0% 32   36 22 61.1%
Information Not Available 10 0.2% 13   13 -3 -23.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 41,717 44,371 53,891
Male 20,966 50.3% 20,954   26,467 -5,501 -20.8%
Female 20,707 49.6% 23,059   27,250 -6,543 -24.0%
Information Not Available 44 0.1% 358   174 -130 -74.7%
 
Ethnicity 41,717 44,371 53,891
Hispanic or Latino 10,452 25.1% 10,433   13,484 -3,032 -22.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,045 64.8% 29,610   35,517 -8,472 -23.9%
Information Not Available 4,220 10.1% 4,328   4,890 -670 -13.7%
 
Race 41,717 44,371 53,891
American Indian or Alaskan Native 270 0.6% 322   320 -50 -15.6%
Asian 721 1.7% 767   782 -61 -7.8%
Black or African American 9,979 23.9% 10,926   13,241 -3,262 -24.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 253 0.6% 206   236 17 7.2%
White 25,320 60.7% 27,124   33,071 -7,751 -23.4%
Information Not Available 5,174 12.4% 5,026   6,241 -1,067 -17.1%
 
Years of Age 41,717 44,371 53,891
Younger than 22 360 0.6% 384   554 -194 -35.0%
22-24 1,240 1.9% 1,233   1,620 -380 -23.5%
25-34 8,149 12.7% 8,835   10,677 -2,528 -23.7%
35-44 7,961 12.4% 8,790   10,486 -2,525 -24.1%
45-54 8,708 13.6% 9,340   11,541 -2,833 -24.5%
55-59 4,383 6.8% 4,717   5,431 -1,048 -19.3%
60-64 2,973 4.6% 3,210   3,721 -748 -20.1%
65 and older 1,993 3.1% 2,247   2,437 -444 -18.2%
Information Not Available 5,950 9.3% 5,615   7,424 -1,474 -19.9%
 
Industry 41,717 44,371 53,891
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 320 0.8% 509   437 -117 -26.8%
Mining 105 0.2% 128   142 -37 -26.1%
Utilities 61 0.1% 73   84 -23 -27.4%
Construction 2,759 6.6% 2,534   3,309 -550 -16.6%
Manufacturing 2,182 5.2% 2,245   2,552 -370 -14.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,655 3.9% 1,829   2,511 -856 -34.1%
Retail Trade 3,606 8.6% 4,363   5,109 -1,503 -29.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,214 2.9% 1,226   1,367 -153 -11.2%
Information 887 2.1% 899   915 -28 -3.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,677 4.0% 1,861   2,221 -544 -24.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,025 2.4% 1,051   1,276 -251 -19.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,998 7.1% 3,339   3,935 -937 -23.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 421 1.0% 425   473 -52 -11.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,499 17.8% 7,927   9,066 -1,567 -17.3%
Educational Services 1,003 2.4% 1,414   1,624 -621 -38.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,767 9.0% 4,110   5,096 -1,329 -26.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 619 1.5% 725   911 -292 -32.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,168 7.5% 3,302   4,170 -1,002 -24.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,165 2.8% 1,171   1,745 -580 -33.2%
Public Administration 534 1.3% 682   794 -260 -32.7%
Information Not Available 5,052 12.0% 4,558   6,154 -1,102 -17.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,227 29,871 36,113
Male 14,961 49.5% 13,800   17,921 -2,960 -16.5%
Female 13,745 45.5% 14,495   17,559 -3,814 -21.7%
Information Not Available 1,521 5.0% 1,576   633 888 140.3%
 
Ethnicity 30,227 29,871 36,113
Hispanic or Latino 32 0.1% 29   213 -181 -85.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,674 94.9% 28,266   35,267 -6,593 -18.7%
Information Not Available 1,521 5.0% 1,576   633 888 140.3%
 
Race 30,227 29,871 36,113
American Indian or Alaskan Native 125 0.4% 107   197 -72 -36.5%
Asian 453 1.5% 445   568 -115 -20.2%
Black or African American 16,889 55.9% 16,379   19,667 -2,778 -14.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 11,239 37.2% 11,364   15,048 -3,809 -25.3%
Information Not Available 1,521 5.0% 1,576   633 888 140.3%
 
Years of Age 30,227 29,871 36,113
Younger than 22 670 1.7% 601   840 -170 -20.2%
22-24 1,427 3.6% 1,365   1,871 -444 -23.7%
25-34 7,801 19.6% 7,711   9,218 -1,417 -15.4%
35-44 7,409 18.6% 7,366   8,567 -1,158 -13.5%
45-54 7,282 18.3% 7,177   8,367 -1,085 -13.0%
55-59 2,947 7.4% 2,882   3,163 -216 -6.8%
60-64 1,685 4.2% 1,719   1,935 -250 -12.9%
65 and older 1,006 2.5% 1,050   1,028 -22 -2.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1,124 -1,124 -100.0%
 
Industry 30,227 29,871 36,113
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 551 1.8% 349   785 -234 -29.8%
Mining 22 0.1% 18   44 -22 -50.0%
Utilities 14 0.0% 22   37 -23 -62.2%
Construction 1,307 4.2% 1,070   1,512 -205 -13.6%
Manufacturing 2,397 7.8% 2,169   2,940 -543 -18.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,317 4.3% 1,549   1,433 -116 -8.1%
Retail Trade 1,888 6.1% 2,107   2,393 -505 -21.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 632 2.1% 561   632 0 0.0%
Information 499 1.6% 564   731 -232 -31.7%
Finance and Insurance 805 2.6% 881   1,008 -203 -20.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 392 1.3% 386   467 -75 -16.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,315 17.3% 5,382   6,222 -907 -14.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.1% 30   42 -16 -38.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 78 0.3% 94   94 -16 -17.0%
Educational Services 604 2.0% 691   813 -209 -25.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,419 4.6% 1,511   1,869 -450 -24.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,272 4.1% 1,268   1,554 -282 -18.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 258 0.8% 189   266 -8 -3.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 308 1.0% 356   340 -32 -9.4%
Public Administration 283 0.9% 277   409 -126 -30.8%
Information Not Available 10,840 35.2% 10,397   12,522 -1,682 -13.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,474 7,644 6,229
Male 5,332 71.3% 5,286   3,824 1,508 39.4%
Female 2,141 28.6% 2,355   2,403 -262 -10.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 3   2 -1 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,474 7,644 6,229
Hispanic or Latino 532 7.1% 506   458 74 16.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,941 66.1% 5,129   4,165 776 18.6%
Information Not Available 2,001 26.8% 2,009   1,606 395 24.6%
 
Race 7,474 7,644 6,229
American Indian or Alaskan Native 57 0.8% 56   48 9 18.8%
Asian 2,233 29.9% 2,315   1,771 462 26.1%
Black or African American 114 1.5% 125   122 -8 -6.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,411 32.3% 2,470   1,750 661 37.8%
White 1,631 21.8% 1,673   1,627 4 0.2%
Information Not Available 1,028 13.8% 1,005   911 117 12.8%
 
Years of Age 7,474 7,644 6,229
Younger than 22 161 1.9% 173   94 67 71.3%
22-24 337 4.0% 354   195 142 72.8%
25-34 1,843 21.6% 1,874   1,425 418 29.3%
35-44 1,680 19.7% 1,682   1,453 227 15.6%
45-54 1,664 19.5% 1,718   1,419 245 17.3%
55-59 826 9.7% 832   655 171 26.1%
60-64 592 7.0% 613   571 21 3.7%
65 and older 371 4.4% 398   417 -46 -11.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,474 7,644 6,229
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 70 0.9% 101   74 -4 -5.4%
Mining 2 0.0% 1   3 -1 -33.3%
Utilities 10 0.1% 12   19 -9 -47.4%
Construction 2,983 39.5% 2,803   1,400 1,583 113.1%
Manufacturing 175 2.3% 153   151 24 15.9%
Wholesale Trade 109 1.4% 120   102 7 6.9%
Retail Trade 316 4.2% 343   354 -38 -10.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 224 3.0% 284   260 -36 -13.8%
Information 158 2.1% 91   76 82 107.9%
Finance and Insurance 55 0.7% 60   86 -31 -36.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 110 1.5% 97   82 28 34.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 246 3.3% 315   307 -61 -19.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 65 0.9% 72   41 24 58.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 754 10.0% 821   808 -54 -6.7%
Educational Services 63 0.8% 62   106 -43 -40.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 298 4.0% 345   317 -19 -6.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 77 1.0% 69   71 6 8.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 624 8.3% 704   726 -102 -14.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 124 1.6% 137   152 -28 -18.4%
Public Administration 108 1.4% 124   123 -15 -12.2%
Information Not Available 903 12.0% 930   971 -68 -7.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,292 15,549 24,091
Male 18,275 72.3% 9,122   16,696 1,579 9.5%
Female 6,772 26.8% 6,243   7,080 -308 -4.4%
Information Not Available 245 1.0% 184   315 -70 -22.2%
 
Ethnicity 25,292 15,549 24,091
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   2,226 -2,226 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   20,570 -20,570 -100.0%
Information Not Available 25,292 100.0% 15,549   1,295 23,997 1853.1%
 
Race 25,292 15,549 24,091
American Indian or Alaskan Native 97 0.4% 70   329 -232 -70.5%
Asian 57 0.2% 57   314 -257 -81.8%
Black or African American 380 1.5% 401   1,545 -1,165 -75.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 4,965 19.6% 3,895   18,382 -13,417 -73.0%
Information Not Available 19,793 78.3% 11,126   3,521 16,272 462.1%
 
Years of Age 25,292 15,549 24,091
Younger than 22 536 1.9% 349   482 54 11.2%
22-24 1,329 4.7% 713   1,239 90 7.3%
25-34 6,089 21.7% 3,481   5,690 399 7.0%
35-44 5,500 19.6% 3,447   5,249 251 4.8%
45-54 5,304 18.9% 3,574   5,349 -45 -0.8%
55-59 2,843 10.1% 1,885   2,721 122 4.5%
60-64 2,151 7.7% 1,247   1,924 227 11.8%
65 and older 1,538 5.5% 852   1,428 110 7.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   9 -7 -77.8%
 
Industry 25,292 15,549 24,091
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 267 1.0% 187   214 53 24.8%
Mining 387 1.5% 31   375 12 3.2%
Utilities 28 0.1% 26   30 -2 -6.7%
Construction 8,123 31.8% 2,147   6,222 1,901 30.6%
Manufacturing 4,491 17.6% 4,210   5,119 -628 -12.3%
Wholesale Trade 859 3.4% 701   936 -77 -8.2%
Retail Trade 1,441 5.6% 1,249   1,336 105 7.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 746 2.9% 511   718 28 3.9%
Information 446 1.7% 451   485 -39 -8.0%
Finance and Insurance 559 2.2% 563   619 -60 -9.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 211 0.8% 164   221 -10 -4.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 681 2.7% 582   651 30 4.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 45 0.2% 36   32 13 40.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,991 11.7% 1,421   2,944 47 1.6%
Educational Services 300 1.2% 291   348 -48 -13.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,096 4.3% 1,147   1,287 -191 -14.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 479 1.9% 307   515 -36 -7.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 985 3.9% 760   961 24 2.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 446 1.7% 313   390 56 14.4%
Public Administration 508 2.0% 314   505 3 0.6%
Information Not Available 203 0.8% 138   183 20 10.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,778 6,676 11,127
Male 7,612 70.6% 3,946   7,861 -249 -3.2%
Female 3,165 29.4% 2,728   3,264 -99 -3.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   2 -1 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,778 6,676 11,127
Hispanic or Latino 1,696 15.7% 788   1,802 -106 -5.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,070 65.6% 4,596   6,931 139 2.0%
Information Not Available 2,012 18.7% 1,292   2,394 -382 -16.0%
 
Race 10,778 6,676 11,127
American Indian or Alaskan Native 540 2.8% 317   304 236 77.6%
Asian 177 0.9% 155   118 59 50.0%
Black or African American 172 0.9% 125   118 54 45.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 106 0.5% 74   79 27 34.2%
White 14,566 75.1% 6,569   11,288 3,278 29.0%
Information Not Available 3,824 19.7% 1,224   2,133 1,691 79.3%
 
Years of Age 10,778 6,676 11,127
Younger than 22 317 1.3% 140   309 8 2.6%
22-24 485 2.0% 238   480 5 1.0%
25-34 2,215 9.0% 1,180   2,185 30 1.4%
35-44 2,150 8.8% 1,315   2,173 -23 -1.1%
45-54 2,489 10.2% 1,611   2,548 -59 -2.3%
55-59 1,336 5.5% 917   1,339 -3 -0.2%
60-64 865 3.5% 610   879 -14 -1.6%
65 and older 909 3.7% 659   1,087 -178 -16.4%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 6   127 -115 -90.6%
 
Industry 10,778 6,676 11,127
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 739 6.4% 280   833 -94 -11.3%
Mining 122 1.1% 51   262 -140 -53.4%
Utilities 33 0.3% 19   57 -24 -42.1%
Construction 2,291 19.9% 668   2,058 233 11.3%
Manufacturing 1,101 9.6% 892   1,077 24 2.2%
Wholesale Trade 393 3.4% 258   457 -64 -14.0%
Retail Trade 862 7.5% 634   838 24 2.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 330 2.9% 257   342 -12 -3.5%
Information 108 0.9% 97   100 8 8.0%
Finance and Insurance 159 1.4% 186   193 -34 -17.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 101 0.9% 69   154 -53 -34.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 379 3.3% 339   385 -6 -1.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 16 0.1% 19   15 1 6.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,382 12.0% 661   1,391 -9 -0.6%
Educational Services 158 1.4% 141   149 9 6.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 650 5.6% 584   652 -2 -0.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 278 2.4% 168   280 -2 -0.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 483 4.2% 384   489 -6 -1.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 176 1.5% 140   200 -24 -12.0%
Public Administration 326 2.8% 218   341 -15 -4.4%
Information Not Available 691 6.0% 611   854 -163 -19.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 126,833 97,193 136,400
Male 83,884 66.1% 53,963   87,718 -3,834 -4.4%
Female 42,213 33.3% 42,649   47,980 -5,767 -12.0%
Information Not Available 736 0.6% 581   702 34 4.8%
 
Ethnicity 126,833 97,193 136,400
Hispanic or Latino 27,445 21.6% 13,775   26,245 1,200 4.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 86,531 68.2% 73,550   96,426 -9,895 -10.3%
Information Not Available 12,857 10.1% 9,868   13,729 -872 -6.4%
 
Race 126,833 97,193 136,400
American Indian or Alaskan Native 852 0.7% 448   754 98 13.0%
Asian 2,575 2.0% 2,685   2,693 -118 -4.4%
Black or African American 25,894 20.4% 26,002   29,967 -4,073 -13.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 268 0.2% 224   279 -11 -3.9%
White 79,040 62.3% 57,864   84,727 -5,687 -6.7%
Information Not Available 18,204 14.4% 9,970   17,980 224 1.2%
 
Years of Age 126,833 97,193 136,400
Younger than 22 2,361 1.2% 1,508   2,855 -494 -17.3%
22-24 5,266 2.7% 3,793   6,346 -1,080 -17.0%
25-34 28,943 14.7% 22,357   31,524 -2,581 -8.2%
35-44 29,840 15.2% 22,791   31,700 -1,860 -5.9%
45-54 32,365 16.5% 23,496   34,684 -2,319 -6.7%
55-59 14,563 7.4% 11,573   15,594 -1,031 -6.6%
60-64 9,214 4.7% 7,873   9,359 -145 -1.5%
65 and older 4,281 2.2% 3,802   4,338 -57 -1.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 126,833 97,193 136,400
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 900 0.7% 431   956 -56 -5.9%
Mining 391 0.3% 252   685 -294 -42.9%
Utilities 311 0.2% 197   196 115 58.7%
Construction 25,608 20.0% 10,284   22,843 2,765 12.1%
Manufacturing 10,935 8.6% 10,823   15,404 -4,469 -29.0%
Wholesale Trade 5,209 4.1% 4,859   5,550 -341 -6.1%
Retail Trade 8,080 6.3% 7,769   8,999 -919 -10.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,178 4.1% 4,230   5,367 -189 -3.5%
Information 1,953 1.5% 2,035   1,986 -33 -1.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,501 2.7% 3,521   3,908 -407 -10.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,442 1.1% 1,457   1,747 -305 -17.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,830 6.1% 7,406   8,104 -274 -3.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 939 0.7% 759   837 102 12.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 23,547 18.4% 15,032   24,449 -902 -3.7%
Educational Services 3,178 2.5% 3,456   3,732 -554 -14.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,943 5.4% 7,078   8,413 -1,470 -17.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,844 2.2% 1,851   3,182 -338 -10.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,652 4.4% 5,383   6,019 -367 -6.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,997 2.3% 2,564   3,518 -521 -14.8%
Public Administration 2,033 1.6% 2,141   2,573 -540 -21.0%
Information Not Available 7,362 5.8% 5,665   7,932 -570 -7.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,763 19,612 26,268
Male 18,705 67.4% 11,143   16,942 1,763 10.4%
Female 8,931 32.2% 8,357   9,279 -348 -3.8%
Information Not Available 127 0.5% 112   47 80 170.2%
 
Ethnicity 27,763 19,612 26,268
Hispanic or Latino 1,545 5.6% 904   1,434 111 7.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,133 76.1% 14,890   19,741 1,392 7.1%
Information Not Available 5,085 18.3% 3,818   5,093 -8 -0.2%
 
Race 27,763 19,612 26,268
American Indian or Alaskan Native 145 0.5% 100   112 33 29.5%
Asian 180 0.6% 177   151 29 19.2%
Black or African American 3,815 13.7% 3,453   3,736 79 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1% 21   34 -2 -5.9%
White 21,612 77.8% 14,538   20,540 1,072 5.2%
Information Not Available 1,979 7.1% 1,323   1,695 284 16.8%
 
Years of Age 27,763 19,612 26,268
Younger than 22 415 0.9% 236   371 44 11.9%
22-24 1,051 2.2% 648   928 123 13.3%
25-34 5,949 12.6% 4,204   5,649 300 5.3%
35-44 6,877 14.5% 4,871   6,465 412 6.4%
45-54 7,196 15.2% 4,929   6,807 389 5.7%
55-59 3,236 6.8% 2,340   3,181 55 1.7%
60-64 2,099 4.4% 1,605   1,895 204 10.8%
65 and older 940 2.0% 779   972 -32 -3.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 27,763 19,612 26,268
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 113 0.4% 79   138 -25 -18.1%
Mining 147 0.5% 90   134 13 9.7%
Utilities 21 0.1% 32   29 -8 -27.6%
Construction 6,710 24.1% 2,307   5,474 1,236 22.6%
Manufacturing 5,528 19.8% 4,130   4,826 702 14.5%
Wholesale Trade 914 3.3% 873   968 -54 -5.6%
Retail Trade 1,500 5.4% 1,422   1,596 -96 -6.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,398 5.0% 740   906 492 54.3%
Information 341 1.2% 315   300 41 13.7%
Finance and Insurance 559 2.0% 562   479 80 16.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 315 1.1% 266   330 -15 -4.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,036 3.7% 932   897 139 15.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 132 0.5% 134   120 12 10.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,821 10.1% 1,975   3,148 -327 -10.4%
Educational Services 554 2.0% 618   562 -8 -1.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,419 5.1% 1,541   1,647 -228 -13.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 416 1.5% 218   449 -33 -7.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 713 2.6% 680   846 -133 -15.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 530 1.9% 499   609 -79 -13.0%
Public Administration 193 0.7% 178   242 -49 -20.2%
Information Not Available 2,403 8.6% 2,021   2,568 -165 -6.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,215 10,641 14,096
Male 8,690 65.8% 6,049   8,898 -208 -2.3%
Female 4,525 34.2% 4,592   5,198 -673 -12.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 13,215 10,641 14,096
Hispanic or Latino 1,316 10.0% 794   1,518 -202 -13.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,531 49.4% 5,532   6,820 -289 -4.2%
Information Not Available 5,368 40.6% 4,315   5,758 -390 -6.8%
 
Race 13,215 10,641 14,096
American Indian or Alaskan Native 223 1.7% 164   197 26 13.2%
Asian 182 1.4% 163   194 -12 -6.2%
Black or African American 2,331 17.6% 2,208   2,600 -269 -10.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 30 0.2% 20   71 -41 -57.7%
White 9,442 71.4% 7,425   9,920 -478 -4.8%
Information Not Available 1,007 7.6% 661   1,114 -107 -9.6%
 
Years of Age 13,215 10,641 14,096
Younger than 22 292 1.3% 203   360 -68 -18.9%
22-24 600 2.8% 403   745 -145 -19.5%
25-34 3,154 14.6% 2,507   3,426 -272 -7.9%
35-44 3,029 14.0% 2,507   3,164 -135 -4.3%
45-54 3,066 14.2% 2,492   3,300 -234 -7.1%
55-59 1,540 7.1% 1,235   1,499 41 2.7%
60-64 1,020 4.7% 861   993 27 2.7%
65 and older 514 2.4% 433   609 -95 -15.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,215 10,641 14,096
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 54 0.4% 51   99 -45 -45.5%
Mining 111 0.8% 93   270 -159 -58.9%
Utilities 17 0.1% 18   22 -5 -22.7%
Construction 2,925 22.0% 1,202   2,490 435 17.5%
Manufacturing 1,568 11.8% 1,512   1,876 -308 -16.4%
Wholesale Trade 823 6.2% 700   763 60 7.9%
Retail Trade 853 6.4% 824   976 -123 -12.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 451 3.4% 388   473 -22 -4.7%
Information 273 2.1% 290   324 -51 -15.7%
Finance and Insurance 353 2.7% 374   371 -18 -4.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 185 1.4% 154   188 -3 -1.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 750 5.7% 781   797 -47 -5.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38 0.3% 38   39 -1 -2.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,787 13.5% 1,287   1,770 17 1.0%
Educational Services 207 1.6% 264   280 -73 -26.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 969 7.3% 1,046   1,211 -242 -20.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 94 0.7% 87   117 -23 -19.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 500 3.8% 394   528 -28 -5.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 252 1.9% 220   302 -50 -16.6%
Public Administration 313 2.4% 306   367 -54 -14.7%
Information Not Available 692 5.2% 612   833 -141 -16.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,097 19,103 22,876
Male 12,640 62.9% 11,235   15,104 -2,464 -16.3%
Female 7,457 37.1% 7,868   7,772 -315 -4.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,097 19,103 22,876
Hispanic or Latino 36 0.2% 13   14 22 157.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 636 3.2% 486   681 -45 -6.6%
Information Not Available 19,425 96.7% 18,604   22,181 -2,756 -12.4%
 
Race 20,097 19,103 22,876
American Indian or Alaskan Native 99 0.5% 125   110 -11 -10.0%
Asian 54 0.3% 82   73 -19 -26.0%
Black or African American 2,226 11.1% 2,700   2,632 -406 -15.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 26   9 -9 -100.0%
White 17,423 86.7% 15,990   19,719 -2,296 -11.6%
Information Not Available 295 1.5% 180   333 -38 -11.4%
 
Years of Age 20,097 19,103 22,876
Younger than 22 309 0.9% 310   479 -170 -35.5%
22-24 752 2.1% 722   1,046 -294 -28.1%
25-34 4,076 11.4% 4,274   4,665 -589 -12.6%
35-44 4,895 13.6% 4,661   5,743 -848 -14.8%
45-54 5,021 14.0% 4,545   5,706 -685 -12.0%
55-59 2,423 6.7% 2,008   2,522 -99 -3.9%
60-64 1,612 4.5% 1,642   1,471 141 9.6%
65 and older 999 2.8% 933   1,220 -221 -18.1%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 8   24 -14 -58.3%
 
Industry 20,097 19,103 22,876
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 99 0.5% 112   73 26 35.6%
Mining 345 1.7% 314   1,224 -879 -71.8%
Utilities 85 0.4% 34   91 -6 -6.6%
Construction 3,794 18.8% 2,029   3,322 472 14.2%
Manufacturing 3,225 16.0% 4,386   4,240 -1,015 -23.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,187 5.9% 817   1,060 127 12.0%
Retail Trade 1,362 6.7% 1,174   1,430 -68 -4.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 815 4.0% 735   690 125 18.1%
Information 211 1.0% 258   425 -214 -50.4%
Finance and Insurance 546 2.7% 714   425 121 28.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 340 1.7% 211   292 48 16.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 945 4.7% 1,041   1,097 -152 -13.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 99 0.5% 86   59 40 67.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,850 9.2% 2,008   2,403 -553 -23.0%
Educational Services 636 3.1% 636   434 202 46.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,384 6.9% 1,526   1,727 -343 -19.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 340 1.7% 224   452 -112 -24.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 730 3.6% 778   959 -229 -23.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 520 2.6% 460   521 -1 -0.2%
Public Administration 417 2.1% 520   425 -8 -1.9%
Information Not Available 1,167 5.8% 1,040   1,527 -360 -23.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,014 23,278 23,364
Male 13,492 56.2% 12,513   14,027 -535 -3.8%
Female 10,501 43.7% 10,746   9,330 1,171 12.6%
Information Not Available 21 0.1% 19   7 14 200.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,014 23,278 23,364
Hispanic or Latino 1,065 4.4% 952   1,057 8 0.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,711 94.6% 22,187   22,302 409 1.8%
Information Not Available 238 1.0% 139   5 233 4660.0%
 
Race 24,014 23,278 23,364
American Indian or Alaskan Native 159 0.7% 157   152 7 4.6%
Asian 214 0.9% 201   184 30 16.3%
Black or African American 12,056 50.2% 11,792   11,263 793 7.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1% 22   28 2 7.1%
White 10,464 43.6% 10,303   11,397 -933 -8.2%
Information Not Available 1,091 4.5% 803   340 751 220.9%
 
Years of Age 24,014 23,278 23,364
Younger than 22 484 1.5% 465   411 73 17.8%
22-24 1,092 3.3% 1,036   1,038 54 5.2%
25-34 6,042 18.5% 5,925   5,919 123 2.1%
35-44 5,539 16.9% 5,550   5,431 108 2.0%
45-54 5,447 16.6% 5,190   5,292 155 2.9%
55-59 2,512 7.7% 2,394   2,598 -86 -3.3%
60-64 1,742 5.3% 1,621   1,599 143 8.9%
65 and older 1,156 3.5% 1,097   1,076 80 7.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 24,014 23,278 23,364
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 339 1.4% 219   324 15 4.6%
Mining 792 3.3% 836   1,365 -573 -42.0%
Utilities 49 0.2% 48   74 -25 -33.8%
Construction 4,311 17.7% 3,440   3,882 429 11.1%
Manufacturing 2,167 8.9% 2,259   2,643 -476 -18.0%
Wholesale Trade 754 3.1% 769   770 -16 -2.1%
Retail Trade 2,031 8.3% 2,090   1,568 463 29.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,030 4.2% 1,006   1,019 11 1.1%
Information 396 1.6% 385   385 11 2.9%
Finance and Insurance 413 1.7% 418   409 4 1.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 469 1.9% 532   488 -19 -3.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,348 5.5% 1,324   1,298 50 3.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 87 0.4% 94   84 3 3.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,106 8.6% 1,976   1,823 283 15.5%
Educational Services 479 2.0% 523   450 29 6.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,219 9.1% 2,379   1,990 229 11.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 335 1.4% 338   310 25 8.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,999 8.2% 1,913   1,387 612 44.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 571 2.3% 578   647 -76 -11.7%
Public Administration 413 1.7% 426   292 121 41.4%
Information Not Available 1,706 7.0% 1,725   2,156 -450 -20.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 57,931 46,636 59,739
Male 35,154 60.7% 25,698   35,807 -653 -1.8%
Female 22,777 39.3% 20,938   23,928 -1,151 -4.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 57,931 46,636 59,739
Hispanic or Latino 7,471 12.9% 6,017   7,857 -386 -4.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 46,942 81.0% 37,650   48,431 -1,489 -3.1%
Information Not Available 3,518 6.1% 2,969   3,451 67 1.9%
 
Race 57,931 46,636 59,739
American Indian or Alaskan Native 270 0.5% 227   255 15 5.9%
Asian 2,024 3.5% 1,979   2,063 -39 -1.9%
Black or African American 5,179 8.9% 4,858   5,437 -258 -4.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 135 0.2% 118   155 -20 -12.9%
White 42,095 72.7% 32,929   43,890 -1,795 -4.1%
Information Not Available 8,228 14.2% 6,525   7,939 289 3.6%
 
Years of Age 57,931 46,636 59,739
Younger than 22 1,043 1.1% 724   1,265 -222 -17.5%
22-24 2,564 2.7% 1,986   2,845 -281 -9.9%
25-34 13,122 13.8% 10,540   13,762 -640 -4.7%
35-44 12,155 12.8% 9,865   12,433 -278 -2.2%
45-54 13,792 14.5% 11,319   14,113 -321 -2.3%
55-59 6,543 6.9% 5,436   6,661 -118 -1.8%
60-64 4,839 5.1% 4,015   4,812 27 0.6%
65 and older 3,873 4.1% 2,751   3,848 25 0.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 57,931 46,636 59,739
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 513 0.9% 264   585 -72 -12.3%
Mining 53 0.1% 23   46 7 15.2%
Utilities 177 0.3% 167   117 60 51.3%
Construction 8,023 13.7% 4,878   7,682 341 4.4%
Manufacturing 4,815 8.2% 4,653   5,152 -337 -6.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,495 4.3% 2,351   2,410 85 3.5%
Retail Trade 4,397 7.5% 3,982   4,577 -180 -3.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,537 2.6% 1,181   1,542 -5 -0.3%
Information 1,321 2.3% 1,323   1,329 -8 -0.6%
Finance and Insurance 2,022 3.5% 2,012   1,858 164 8.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,068 1.8% 869   1,213 -145 -12.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,014 8.6% 4,744   4,831 183 3.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 289 0.5% 283   279 10 3.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,893 11.8% 4,857   7,651 -758 -9.9%
Educational Services 1,250 2.1% 1,268   1,340 -90 -6.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,998 8.6% 4,926   5,461 -463 -8.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,980 3.4% 575   2,090 -110 -5.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,759 8.1% 2,840   5,117 -358 -7.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,897 5.0% 2,680   3,219 -322 -10.0%
Public Administration 1,609 2.8% 1,228   1,484 125 8.4%
Information Not Available 1,821 3.1% 1,532   1,756 65 3.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,902 33,384 39,501
Male 18,710 50.7% 14,216   17,544 1,166 6.6%
Female 13,824 37.5% 12,427   13,538 286 2.1%
Information Not Available 4,368 11.8% 6,741   8,419 -4,051 -48.1%
 
Ethnicity 36,902 33,384 39,501
Hispanic or Latino 1,981 5.4% 1,318   1,889 92 4.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 29,776 80.7% 24,591   28,493 1,283 4.5%
Information Not Available 5,145 13.9% 7,475   9,119 -3,974 -43.6%
 
Race 36,902 33,384 39,501
American Indian or Alaskan Native 127 0.3% 110   118 9 7.6%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 13,629 36.9% 11,877   12,876 753 5.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 52 0.1% 39   63 -11 -17.5%
White 15,968 43.3% 12,565   15,436 532 3.4%
Information Not Available 7,126 19.3% 8,793   11,008 -3,882 -35.3%
 
Years of Age 36,902 33,384 39,501
Younger than 22 388 0.8% 488   385 3 0.8%
22-24 1,210 2.4% 1,193   1,356 -146 -10.8%
25-34 7,883 15.7% 6,696   7,619 264 3.5%
35-44 6,725 13.4% 5,492   6,438 287 4.5%
45-54 7,155 14.3% 5,977   6,924 231 3.3%
55-59 3,797 7.6% 2,886   3,395 402 11.8%
60-64 2,796 5.6% 2,083   2,552 244 9.6%
65 and older 2,580 5.2% 1,827   2,413 167 6.9%
Information Not Available 4,368 8.7% 6,742   8,419 -4,051 -48.1%
 
Industry 36,902 33,384 39,501
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 163 0.4% 65   181 -18 -9.9%
Mining 43 0.1% 19   45 -2 -4.4%
Utilities 38 0.1% 47   27 11 40.7%
Construction 4,801 13.0% 2,937   4,010 791 19.7%
Manufacturing 453 1.2% 352   329 124 37.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,327 3.6% 1,198   1,167 160 13.7%
Retail Trade 1,175 3.2% 1,099   1,075 100 9.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 969 2.6% 607   692 277 40.0%
Information 418 1.1% 404   504 -86 -17.1%
Finance and Insurance 835 2.3% 813   856 -21 -2.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 619 1.7% 592   642 -23 -3.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,705 7.3% 2,579   2,638 67 2.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 139 0.4% 71   102 37 36.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,879 13.2% 3,799   4,836 43 0.9%
Educational Services 955 2.6% 928   1,101 -146 -13.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,489 6.7% 2,471   2,629 -140 -5.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 870 2.3% 609   942 -72 -7.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,639 9.8% 2,530   3,286 353 10.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 818 2.2% 772   846 -28 -3.3%
Public Administration 764 2.1% 660   887 -123 -13.9%
Information Not Available 8,803 23.8% 10,832   12,706 -3,903 -30.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,596 4,779 7,951
Male 4,162 63.1% 2,665   4,955 -793 -16.0%
Female 2,434 36.9% 2,114   2,996 -562 -18.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,596 4,779 7,951
Hispanic or Latino 100 1.5% 80   146 -46 -31.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,786 87.7% 4,164   6,993 -1,207 -17.3%
Information Not Available 710 10.8% 535   812 -102 -12.6%
 
Race 6,596 4,779 7,951
American Indian or Alaskan Native 82 1.2% 48   95 -13 -13.7%
Asian 24 0.4% 18   41 -17 -41.5%
Black or African American 91 1.4% 69   107 -16 -15.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 6,120 92.8% 4,393   7,277 -1,157 -15.9%
Information Not Available 279 4.2% 251   431 -152 -35.3%
 
Years of Age 6,596 4,779 7,951
Younger than 22 218 1.8% 135   284 -66 -23.2%
22-24 295 2.4% 211   413 -118 -28.6%
25-34 1,462 12.1% 994   1,774 -312 -17.6%
35-44 1,284 10.6% 941   1,561 -277 -17.7%
45-54 1,496 12.3% 1,116   1,814 -318 -17.5%
55-59 825 6.8% 620   992 -167 -16.8%
60-64 589 4.9% 465   659 -70 -10.6%
65 and older 427 3.5% 297   454 -27 -5.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,596 4,779 7,951
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 142 2.1% 106   170 -28 -16.5%
Mining 8 0.1% 2   3 5 166.7%
Utilities 13 0.2% 13   10 3 30.0%
Construction 985 14.6% 339   1,181 -196 -16.6%
Manufacturing 610 9.1% 490   730 -120 -16.4%
Wholesale Trade 169 2.5% 137   199 -30 -15.1%
Retail Trade 447 6.6% 345   557 -110 -19.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 155 2.3% 98   158 -3 -1.9%
Information 38 0.6% 29   65 -27 -41.5%
Finance and Insurance 84 1.2% 90   116 -32 -27.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 51 0.8% 52   59 -8 -13.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 220 3.3% 213   172 48 27.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12 0.2% 10   10 2 20.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 584 8.7% 353   681 -97 -14.2%
Educational Services 73 1.1% 63   89 -16 -18.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 357 5.3% 344   448 -91 -20.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 157 2.3% 108   187 -30 -16.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 941 14.0% 755   1,243 -302 -24.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 152 2.3% 133   133 19 14.3%
Public Administration 132 2.0% 111   129 3 2.3%
Information Not Available 1,266 18.8% 988   1,611 -345 -21.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 73,138 51,757 86,506
Male 47,852 65.4% 27,800   55,077 -7,225 -13.1%
Female 23,677 32.4% 21,934   29,414 -5,737 -19.5%
Information Not Available 1,609 2.2% 2,023   2,015 -406 -20.1%
 
Ethnicity 73,138 51,757 86,506
Hispanic or Latino 5,886 8.0% 2,526   5,608 278 5.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 56,008 76.6% 39,357   64,111 -8,103 -12.6%
Information Not Available 11,244 15.4% 9,874   16,787 -5,543 -33.0%
 
Race 73,138 51,757 86,506
American Indian or Alaskan Native 883 1.2% 509   1,031 -148 -14.4%
Asian 590 0.8% 570   651 -61 -9.4%
Black or African American 9,949 13.6% 9,109   14,329 -4,380 -30.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 50 0.1% 57   89 -39 -43.8%
White 45,265 61.9% 29,110   49,408 -4,143 -8.4%
Information Not Available 16,401 22.4% 12,402   20,998 -4,597 -21.9%
 
Years of Age 73,138 51,757 86,506
Younger than 22 1,899 1.7% 1,178   2,496 -597 -23.9%
22-24 3,970 3.5% 2,660   5,225 -1,255 -24.0%
25-34 16,971 15.0% 12,209   21,152 -4,181 -19.8%
35-44 16,183 14.3% 11,358   19,194 -3,011 -15.7%
45-54 17,800 15.7% 12,432   20,614 -2,814 -13.7%
55-59 8,266 7.3% 6,075   8,998 -732 -8.1%
60-64 5,058 4.5% 3,637   5,625 -567 -10.1%
65 and older 2,987 2.6% 2,206   3,202 -215 -6.7%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 2   0 4 0.0%
 
Industry 73,138 51,757 86,506
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,714 2.3% 825   1,749 -35 -2.0%
Mining 862 1.2% 226   675 187 27.7%
Utilities 139 0.2% 102   121 18 14.9%
Construction 12,941 17.3% 4,375   13,221 -280 -2.1%
Manufacturing 8,624 11.5% 8,107   17,283 -8,659 -50.1%
Wholesale Trade 5,250 7.0% 2,720   3,157 2,093 66.3%
Retail Trade 3,979 5.3% 3,243   4,567 -588 -12.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,053 2.7% 1,448   1,921 132 6.9%
Information 772 1.0% 729   706 66 9.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,152 1.5% 1,211   1,222 -70 -5.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 813 1.1% 772   919 -106 -11.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,685 4.9% 3,680   4,646 -961 -20.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,191 1.6% 1,081   1,164 27 2.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,414 13.9% 5,938   11,344 -930 -8.2%
Educational Services 900 1.2% 1,263   1,119 -219 -19.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,148 5.5% 4,468   4,848 -700 -14.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,841 3.8% 1,580   3,382 -541 -16.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,623 4.8% 3,218   4,490 -867 -19.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,722 2.3% 1,460   1,884 -162 -8.6%
Public Administration 1,582 2.1% 1,374   1,944 -362 -18.6%
Information Not Available 4,733 6.3% 3,937   6,144 -1,411 -23.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 60,810 35,408 57,319
Male 47,393 77.9% 23,601   43,086 4,307 10.0%
Female 13,406 22.0% 11,802   14,232 -826 -5.8%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 5   1 10 1000.0%
 
Ethnicity 60,810 35,408 57,319
Hispanic or Latino 2,762 4.5% 1,405   2,505 257 10.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 52,138 85.7% 30,307   49,043 3,095 6.3%
Information Not Available 5,910 9.7% 3,696   5,771 139 2.4%
 
Race 60,810 35,408 57,319
American Indian or Alaskan Native 748 1.2% 497   753 -5 -0.7%
Asian 1,004 1.7% 877   1,036 -32 -3.1%
Black or African American 2,975 4.9% 2,597   3,007 -32 -1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 96 0.2% 69   116 -20 -17.2%
White 51,200 84.2% 28,346   47,853 3,347 7.0%
Information Not Available 4,787 7.9% 3,022   4,554 233 5.1%
 
Years of Age 60,810 35,408 57,319
Younger than 22 1,886 1.8% 690   1,788 98 5.5%
22-24 3,468 3.2% 1,667   3,230 238 7.4%
25-34 15,176 14.1% 8,393   14,180 996 7.0%
35-44 12,824 11.9% 7,378   11,836 988 8.3%
45-54 13,472 12.5% 8,125   13,033 439 3.4%
55-59 7,225 6.7% 4,465   6,787 438 6.5%
60-64 4,427 4.1% 3,047   4,283 144 3.4%
65 and older 2,321 2.2% 1,634   2,174 147 6.8%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 9   8 3 37.5%
 
Industry 60,810 35,408 57,319
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 885 1.4% 392   871 14 1.6%
Mining 826 1.3% 372   1,401 -575 -41.0%
Utilities 263 0.4% 167   216 47 21.8%
Construction 23,138 37.5% 8,633   18,482 4,656 25.2%
Manufacturing 6,933 11.2% 4,364   6,932 1 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,092 3.4% 1,518   2,072 20 1.0%
Retail Trade 2,760 4.5% 2,241   2,860 -100 -3.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,645 2.7% 798   1,536 109 7.1%
Information 649 1.1% 606   645 4 0.6%
Finance and Insurance 848 1.4% 847   1,016 -168 -16.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 574 0.9% 526   580 -6 -1.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,611 4.2% 2,103   2,657 -46 -1.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 750 1.2% 620   995 -245 -24.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,518 8.9% 2,942   5,585 -67 -1.2%
Educational Services 1,037 1.7% 1,083   1,002 35 3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,335 3.8% 2,429   2,735 -400 -14.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,148 1.9% 821   1,178 -30 -2.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,259 3.7% 1,813   2,127 132 6.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,423 2.3% 930   1,302 121 9.3%
Public Administration 1,329 2.2% 1,019   1,424 -95 -6.7%
Information Not Available 1,787 2.9% 1,184   1,703 84 4.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,841 23,104 30,494
Male 17,177 59.6% 11,863   18,111 -934 -5.2%
Female 11,626 40.3% 11,162   12,342 -716 -5.8%
Information Not Available 38 0.1% 79   41 -3 -7.3%
 
Ethnicity 28,841 23,104 30,494
Hispanic or Latino 1,191 4.1% 929   1,246 -55 -4.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,429 81.2% 18,906   23,764 -335 -1.4%
Information Not Available 4,221 14.6% 3,269   5,484 -1,263 -23.0%
 
Race 28,841 23,104 30,494
American Indian or Alaskan Native 168 0.6% 164   218 -50 -22.9%
Asian 278 1.0% 240   192 86 44.8%
Black or African American 5,718 19.8% 5,512   5,907 -189 -3.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 710 2.5% 794   1,181 -471 -39.9%
White 19,668 68.2% 14,675   20,857 -1,189 -5.7%
Information Not Available 2,299 8.0% 1,719   2,139 160 7.5%
 
Years of Age 28,841 23,104 30,494
Younger than 22 591 1.3% 347   772 -181 -23.4%
22-24 1,254 2.7% 944   1,517 -263 -17.3%
25-34 6,471 13.9% 5,349   7,398 -927 -12.5%
35-44 6,543 14.1% 5,231   6,888 -345 -5.0%
45-54 6,923 14.9% 5,530   7,202 -279 -3.9%
55-59 3,425 7.4% 2,758   3,310 115 3.5%
60-64 2,044 4.4% 1,750   1,972 72 3.7%
65 and older 1,590 3.4% 1,195   1,434 156 10.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 28,841 23,104 30,494
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 366 1.3% 159   363 3 0.8%
Mining 141 0.5% 64   167 -26 -15.6%
Utilities 45 0.2% 42   62 -17 -27.4%
Construction 4,808 16.5% 1,996   4,596 212 4.6%
Manufacturing 3,011 10.3% 2,846   3,747 -736 -19.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,151 3.9% 1,067   1,170 -19 -1.6%
Retail Trade 2,418 8.3% 2,163   2,498 -80 -3.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,122 3.8% 810   932 190 20.4%
Information 437 1.5% 454   488 -51 -10.5%
Finance and Insurance 748 2.6% 725   752 -4 -0.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 495 1.7% 408   527 -32 -6.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,341 4.6% 1,327   1,400 -59 -4.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 152 0.5% 123   164 -12 -7.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,589 12.3% 2,993   4,060 -471 -11.6%
Educational Services 594 2.0% 634   618 -24 -3.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,525 8.6% 2,528   3,058 -533 -17.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 728 2.5% 350   822 -94 -11.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,480 8.5% 1,756   2,432 48 2.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 676 2.3% 534   768 -92 -12.0%
Public Administration 375 1.3% 358   397 -22 -5.5%
Information Not Available 1,639 5.6% 1,767   1,473 166 11.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Dec 2016 Percent Nov 2016     Dec 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,325 11,283 13,751
Male 7,083 57.5% 5,959   7,931 -848 -10.7%
Female 5,224 42.4% 5,305   5,792 -568