Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

February 2016

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
February 2016
Feb 2016 Jan 2016 Monthly Change Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,599,799 2,643,806 -44,007 2,737,574 -137,775 -5.0
Alaska 12,715 12,760 -45 11,761 954 8.1
Alabama 22,486 23,845 -1,359 23,754 -1,268 -5.3
Arkansas 20,680 21,772 -1,092 23,034 -2,354 -10.2
Arizona 26,868 27,286 -418 28,910 -2,042 -7.1
California 382,974 404,600 -21,626 419,982 -37,008 -8.8
Colorado 34,735 34,092 643 33,341 1,394 4.2
Connecticut 49,624 47,251 2,373 55,735 -6,111 -11.0
District of Columbia 8,512 8,531 -19 9,043 -531 -5.9
Delaware 7,630 7,903 -273 8,680 -1,050 -12.1
Florida 50,981 51,918 -937 76,388 -25,407 -33.3
Georgia 36,830 39,003 -2,173 41,547 -4,717 -11.4
Hawaii 6,290 6,388 -98 8,660 -2,370 -27.4
Iowa 35,312 35,168 144 35,976 -664 -1.8
Idaho 13,079 13,582 -503 13,078 1 0.0
Illinois 164,068 166,802 -2,734 164,764 -696 -0.4
Indiana 35,850 35,439 411 38,794 -2,944 -7.6
Kansas 18,703 19,059 -356 20,983 -2,280 -10.9
Kentucky 30,809 29,578 1,231 29,851 958 3.2
Louisiana 23,044 23,598 -554 18,127 4,917 27.1
Massachusetts 81,255 78,891 2,364 97,238 -15,983 -16.4
Maryland 47,586 46,552 1,034 55,141 -7,555 -13.7
Maine 12,163 11,978 185 13,874 -1,711 -12.3
Michigan 108,075 119,959 -11,884 110,596 -2,521 -2.3
Minnesota 70,258 70,462 -204 66,281 3,977 6.0
Missouri 41,975 41,727 248 46,818 -4,843 -10.3
Mississippi 13,515 14,523 -1,008 13,787 -272 -2.0
Montana 11,255 10,734 521 10,654 601 5.6
North Carolina 30,191 31,509 -1,318 37,500 -7,309 -19.5
North Dakota 10,259 10,120 139 7,337 2,922 39.8
Nebraska 8,276 8,884 -608 9,875 -1,599 -16.2
New Hampshire 6,422 6,306 116 7,851 -1,429 -18.2
New Jersey 127,128 121,620 5,508 138,492 -11,364 -8.2
New Mexico 13,963 13,636 327 14,219 -256 -1.8
Nevada 26,918 27,326 -408 29,584 -2,666 -9.0
New York 194,881 197,925 -3,044 217,081 -22,200 -10.2
Ohio 89,414 91,833 -2,419 89,921 -507 -0.6
Oklahoma 24,248 23,631 617 19,028 5,220 27.4
Oregon 34,996 37,390 -2,394 40,121 -5,125 -12.8
Pennsylvania 182,999 183,403 -404 183,586 -587 -0.3
Puerto Rico 19,608 19,948 -340 22,247 -2,639 -11.9
Rhode Island 13,654 12,203 1,451 15,132 -1,478 -9.8
South Carolina 22,709 24,097 -1,388 24,281 -1,572 -6.5
South Dakota 3,603 3,621 -18 3,658 -55 -1.5
Tennessee 29,409 28,954 455 30,604 -1,195 -3.9
Texas 173,330 174,003 -673 135,481 37,849 27.9
Utah 16,794 17,245 -451 16,113 681 4.2
Virginia 41,537 40,045 1,492 44,697 -3,160 -7.1
Virgin Islands 254 285 -31 427 -173 -40.5
Vermont 6,378 6,476 -98 7,061 -683 -9.7
Washington 60,970 65,420 -4,450 64,748 -3,778 -5.8
Wisconsin 63,994 65,963 -1,969 78,283 -14,289 -18.3
West Virginia 23,405 22,408 997 18,517 4,888 26.4
Wyoming 7,187 6,154 1,033 4,933 2,254 45.7
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,599,799   2,643,806   2,737,574 -137,775 -5.0
Male 1,692,472 65.1% 1,696,387   1,710,732 -18,260 -1.1%
Female 889,039 34.2% 930,410   1,008,829 -119,790 -11.9%
Information Not Available 18,288 0.7% 17,009   18,013 275 1.5%
 
Ethnicity 2,599,799   2,643,806   2,737,574    
Hispanic or Latino 485,158 18.7% 492,130   498,276 -13,118 -2.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,775,582 84.2% 1,814,790   1,888,966 -113,384 -6.0%
Information Not Available 332,568 11.3% 336,886   350,332 -17,764 -5.1%
 
Race 2,599,799   2,643,806   2,737,574
American Indian or Alaskan Native 31,864 1.2% 34,780   36,212 -4,348 -12.0%
Asian 67,840 2.6% 72,513   74,897 -7,057 -9.4%
Black or African American 373,307 14.4% 390,896   400,792 -27,485 -6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 15,251 0.6% 15,480   12,080 3,171 26.3%
White 1,483,702 57.1% 1,499,020   1,573,775 -90,073 -5.7%
Information Not Available 625,908 24.1% 642,716   649,031 -23,123 -3.6%
 
Years of Age 2,599,799   2,643,806   2,737,574
Younger than 22 53,346 2.1% 51,632   57,213 -3,867 -6.8%
22-24 123,309 4.7% 125,148   134,112 -10,803 -8.1%
25-34 599,489 23.1% 608,375   636,726 -37,237 -5.8%
35-44 563,194 21.7% 571,209   590,162 -26,968 -4.6%
45-54 605,799 23.3% 618,095   652,678 -46,879 -7.2%
55-59 289,184 11.1% 295,333   298,396 -9,212 -3.1%
60-64 200,622 7.7% 203,194   198,414 2,208 1.1%
65 and older 145,305 5.6% 149,701   141,075 4,230 3.0%
Information Not Available 19,551 0.8% 21,119   28,798 -9,247 -32.1%
 
Industry 2,599,799   2,643,806   2,737,574
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 111,829 4.3% 109,438   107,898 3,931 3.6%
Mining 53,650 2.1% 50,743   37,056 16,594 44.8%
Utilities 4,892 0.2% 4,678   5,022 -130 -2.6%
Construction 471,425 18.1% 453,224   489,022 -17,597 -3.6%
Manufacturing 257,990 9.9% 265,343   242,521 15,469 6.4%
Wholesale Trade 80,408 3.1% 79,623   77,914 2,494 3.2%
Retail Trade 179,409 6.9% 177,559   194,488 -15,079 -7.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 87,533 3.4% 90,180   86,907 626 0.7%
Information 61,196 2.4% 62,982   64,442 -3,246 -5.0%
Finance and Insurance 57,448 2.2% 55,872   60,746 -3,298 -5.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 34,995 1.3% 34,038   35,974 -979 -2.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 116,892 4.5% 115,610   115,750 1,142 1.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15,063 0.6% 22,582   14,499 564 3.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 355,159 13.7% 358,049   373,287 -18,128 -4.9%
Educational Services 43,685 1.7% 52,794   49,833 -6,148 -12.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 151,856 5.8% 156,923   173,940 -22,084 -12.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 60,357 2.3% 63,475   69,399 -9,042 -13.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 134,442 5.2% 155,905   156,057 -21,615 -13.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 56,545 2.2% 58,356   61,559 -5,014 -8.1%
Public Administration 47,437 1.8% 45,103   48,009 -572 -1.2%
Information Not Available 217,588 8.4% 231,329   273,251 -55,663 -20.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,715 12,760 11,761 954 8.1
Male 8,616 67.8% 8,624   7,751 865 11.2%
Female 4,062 31.9% 4,108   4,006 56 1.4%
Information Not Available 37 0.3% 28   4 33 825.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,715   12,760   11,761    
Hispanic or Latino 10 0.1% 15   594 -584 -98.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,210 96.0% 12,253   11,062 1,148 10.4%
Information Not Available 495 3.9% 492   105 390 371.4%
 
Race 12,715 12,760 11,761
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,800 29.9% 3,675   3,618 182 5.0%
Asian 466 3.7% 568   445 21 4.7%
Black or African American 475 3.7% 481   486 -11 -2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 199 1.6% 184   176 23 13.1%
White 7,274 57.2% 7,350   6,559 715 10.9%
Information Not Available 501 3.9% 502   477 24 5.0%
 
Years of Age 12,715 12,760 11,761
Younger than 22 272 1.4% 229   283 -11 -3.9%
22-24 637 3.3% 662   691 -54 -7.8%
25-34 3,639 19.0% 3,607   3,293 346 10.5%
35-44 2,897 15.1% 2,896   2,564 333 13.0%
45-54 2,666 13.9% 2,778   2,663 3 0.1%
55-59 1,351 7.0% 1,348   1,175 176 15.0%
60-64 821 4.3% 794   691 130 18.8%
65 and older 432 2.3% 446   401 31 7.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,715 12,760 11,761
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 125 1.0% 148   86 39 45.3%
Mining 795 6.2% 746   449 346 77.1%
Utilities 79 0.6% 85   99 -20 -20.2%
Construction 3,264 25.4% 3,346   2,868 396 13.8%
Manufacturing 727 5.7% 827   725 2 0.3%
Wholesale Trade 127 1.0% 111   121 6 5.0%
Retail Trade 1,032 8.0% 972   974 58 6.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 618 4.8% 647   604 14 2.3%
Information 107 0.8% 82   90 17 18.9%
Finance and Insurance 130 1.0% 138   166 -36 -21.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 245 1.9% 223   290 -45 -15.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 405 3.2% 435   336 69 20.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38 0.3% 30   31 7 22.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 741 5.8% 705   726 15 2.1%
Educational Services 315 2.5% 332   298 17 5.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 729 5.7% 742   807 -78 -9.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 152 1.2% 160   161 -9 -5.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 971 7.6% 956   915 56 6.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 442 3.4% 405   368 74 20.1%
Public Administration 1,276 9.9% 1,264   1,278 -2 -0.2%
Information Not Available 397 3.1% 406   369 28 7.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,486 23,845 23,754
Male 13,099 58.3% 13,776   12,847 252 2.0%
Female 9,373 41.7% 10,046   10,881 -1,508 -13.9%
Information Not Available 14 0.1% 23   26 -12 -46.2%
 
Ethnicity 22,486 23,845 23,754
Hispanic or Latino 274 1.2% 291   269 5 1.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,253 72.3% 17,330   17,229 -976 -5.7%
Information Not Available 5,959 26.5% 6,224   6,256 -297 -4.7%
 
Race 22,486 23,845 23,754
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,330 5.9% 1,408   1,224 106 8.7%
Asian 695 3.1% 708   647 48 7.4%
Black or African American 8,650 38.5% 9,349   9,111 -461 -5.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1% 24   27 0 0.0%
White 10,560 47.0% 11,177   11,526 -966 -8.4%
Information Not Available 1,224 5.4% 1,179   1,219 5 0.4%
 
Years of Age 22,486 23,845 23,754
Younger than 22 61 0.2% 64   693 -632 -91.2%
22-24 75 0.2% 74   1,566 -1,491 -95.2%
25-34 863 2.8% 933   6,181 -5,318 -86.0%
35-44 3,692 12.2% 3,930   5,352 -1,660 -31.0%
45-54 5,073 16.7% 5,233   5,286 -213 -4.0%
55-59 2,514 8.3% 2,707   2,259 255 11.3%
60-64 2,738 9.0% 2,995   1,399 1,339 95.7%
65 and older 7,452 24.6% 7,891   1,003 6,449 643.0%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 18   15 3 20.0%
 
Industry 22,486 23,845 23,754
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 159 0.7% 207   185 -26 -14.1%
Mining 847 3.7% 944   125 722 577.6%
Utilities 61 0.3% 63   40 21 52.5%
Construction 2,423 10.7% 2,394   2,532 -109 -4.3%
Manufacturing 3,837 16.9% 4,185   3,880 -43 -1.1%
Wholesale Trade 818 3.6% 841   780 38 4.9%
Retail Trade 2,273 10.0% 2,438   2,670 -397 -14.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 704 3.1% 652   641 63 9.8%
Information 226 1.0% 232   317 -91 -28.7%
Finance and Insurance 680 3.0% 681   828 -148 -17.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 298 1.3% 297   382 -84 -22.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 921 4.1% 943   1,131 -210 -18.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 40 0.2% 42   59 -19 -32.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,175 14.0% 3,432   3,427 -252 -7.4%
Educational Services 430 1.9% 475   433 -3 -0.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,661 7.3% 1,770   1,952 -291 -14.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 143 0.6% 157   186 -43 -23.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,389 6.1% 1,578   1,709 -320 -18.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 494 2.2% 532   546 -52 -9.5%
Public Administration 333 1.5% 320   398 -65 -16.3%
Information Not Available 1,574 7.0% 1,662   1,533 41 2.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,680 21,772 23,034
Male 11,955 57.8% 12,603   13,047 -1,092 -8.4%
Female 7,121 34.4% 7,555   8,652 -1,531 -17.7%
Information Not Available 1,604 7.8% 1,614   1,335 269 20.1%
 
Ethnicity 20,680 21,772 23,034
Hispanic or Latino 182 0.9% 201   1,139 -957 -84.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,894 91.4% 19,957   20,560 -1,666 -8.1%
Information Not Available 1,604 7.8% 1,614   1,335 269 20.1%
 
Race 20,680 21,772 23,034
American Indian or Alaskan Native 207 1.0% 216   211 -4 -1.9%
Asian 16 0.1% 21   166 -150 -90.4%
Black or African American 4,629 22.4% 4,990   5,754 -1,125 -19.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 969 4.7% 1,030   197 772 391.9%
White 13,073 63.2% 13,700   14,232 -1,159 -8.1%
Information Not Available 1,786 8.6% 1,815   2,474 -688 -27.8%
 
Years of Age 20,680 21,772 23,034
Younger than 22 541 1.7% 648   679 -138 -20.3%
22-24 987 3.0% 1,108   1,287 -300 -23.3%
25-34 4,298 13.2% 4,563   5,087 -789 -15.5%
35-44 4,495 13.8% 4,644   5,087 -592 -11.6%
45-54 4,637 14.3% 4,825   5,155 -518 -10.0%
55-59 1,965 6.0% 2,092   2,062 -97 -4.7%
60-64 1,258 3.9% 1,326   1,349 -91 -6.7%
65 and older 895 2.8% 951   993 -98 -9.9%
Information Not Available 1,604 4.9% 1,615   1,335 269 20.1%
 
Industry 20,680 21,772 23,034
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 732 3.4% 872   811 -79 -9.7%
Mining 641 3.0% 529   260 381 146.5%
Utilities 43 0.2% 38   27 16 59.3%
Construction 2,233 10.4% 2,380   2,171 62 2.9%
Manufacturing 2,991 14.0% 3,070   3,648 -657 -18.0%
Wholesale Trade 866 4.0% 1,025   891 -25 -2.8%
Retail Trade 1,705 8.0% 1,799   1,893 -188 -9.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 889 4.2% 886   891 -2 -0.2%
Information 190 0.9% 174   195 -5 -2.6%
Finance and Insurance 273 1.3% 254   352 -79 -22.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 230 1.1% 230   239 -9 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 680 3.2% 686   702 -22 -3.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 72 0.3% 58   79 -7 -8.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,081 9.7% 2,184   2,493 -412 -16.5%
Educational Services 285 1.3% 295   337 -52 -15.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,663 7.8% 1,674   2,329 -666 -28.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 224 1.0% 271   247 -23 -9.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,025 4.8% 1,293   1,272 -247 -19.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 453 2.1% 465   532 -79 -14.8%
Public Administration 337 1.6% 344   533 -196 -36.8%
Information Not Available 3,067 14.3% 3,245   3,132 -65 -2.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,868 27,286 28,910
Male 15,198 56.6% 15,284   16,674 -1,476 -8.9%
Female 11,659 43.4% 11,989   12,222 -563 -4.6%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 13   14 -3 -21.4%
 
Ethnicity 26,868 27,286 28,910
Hispanic or Latino 7,808 29.1% 7,632   8,613 -805 -9.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,706 51.0% 14,259   14,504 -798 -5.5%
Information Not Available 5,354 19.9% 5,395   5,793 -439 -7.6%
 
Race 26,868 27,286 28,910
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,057 7.7% 2,399   2,125 -68 -3.2%
Asian 1,115 4.1% 1,034   1,238 -123 -9.9%
Black or African American 2,230 8.3% 2,275   2,172 58 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 317 1.2% 315   380 -63 -16.6%
White 15,619 58.1% 15,635   16,729 -1,110 -6.6%
Information Not Available 5,530 20.6% 5,628   6,266 -736 -11.7%
 
Years of Age 26,868 27,286 28,910
Younger than 22 482 1.2% 534   607 -125 -20.6%
22-24 1,246 3.1% 1,304   1,346 -100 -7.4%
25-34 6,101 15.1% 6,324   6,696 -595 -8.9%
35-44 5,912 14.6% 5,969   6,134 -222 -3.6%
45-54 6,452 16.0% 6,449   6,999 -547 -7.8%
55-59 3,180 7.9% 3,172   3,383 -203 -6.0%
60-64 2,110 5.2% 2,161   2,220 -110 -5.0%
65 and older 1,385 3.4% 1,373   1,525 -140 -9.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,868 27,286 28,910
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 834 3.0% 493   871 -37 -4.2%
Mining 237 0.9% 204   283 -46 -16.3%
Utilities 70 0.3% 70   68 2 2.9%
Construction 2,398 8.7% 2,499   3,323 -925 -27.8%
Manufacturing 1,656 6.0% 1,612   1,924 -268 -13.9%
Wholesale Trade 964 3.5% 937   887 77 8.7%
Retail Trade 2,192 7.9% 2,246   2,341 -149 -6.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 656 2.4% 674   635 21 3.3%
Information 412 1.5% 449   446 -34 -7.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,110 4.0% 1,062   1,091 19 1.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 513 1.9% 509   552 -39 -7.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,298 4.7% 1,304   1,378 -80 -5.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 137 0.5% 119   104 33 31.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,878 14.0% 3,892   4,105 -227 -5.5%
Educational Services 743 2.7% 817   695 48 6.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,220 8.0% 2,329   2,377 -157 -6.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 338 1.2% 360   358 -20 -5.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,326 4.8% 1,494   1,526 -200 -13.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 578 2.1% 578   640 -62 -9.7%
Public Administration 719 2.6% 812   693 26 3.8%
Information Not Available 4,589 16.6% 4,826   4,613 -24 -0.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 382,974 404,600 419,982
Male 227,709 59.5% 236,326   245,374 -17,665 -7.2%
Female 154,971 40.5% 167,982   174,412 -19,441 -11.1%
Information Not Available 294 0.1% 292   196 98 50.0%
 
Ethnicity 382,974 404,600 419,982
Hispanic or Latino 178,858 46.7% 185,629   185,208 -6,350 -3.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 169,656 44.3% 187,090   203,464 -33,808 -16.6%
Information Not Available 34,460 9.0% 31,881   31,310 3,150 10.1%
 
Race 382,974 404,600 419,982
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,329 0.9% 3,315   3,730 -401 -10.8%
Asian 30,936 8.1% 35,390   36,315 -5,379 -14.8%
Black or African American 26,139 6.8% 29,053   30,623 -4,484 -14.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 109,253 28.5% 119,333   132,796 -23,543 -17.7%
Information Not Available 213,317 55.7% 217,509   216,518 -3,201 -1.5%
 
Years of Age 382,974 404,600 419,982
Younger than 22 8,517 1.8% 6,727   9,815 -1,298 -13.2%
22-24 20,167 4.4% 20,864   19,826 341 1.7%
25-34 96,428 20.9% 99,152   102,174 -5,746 -5.6%
35-44 80,472 17.5% 82,285   86,961 -6,489 -7.5%
45-54 82,136 17.8% 91,644   97,855 -15,719 -16.1%
55-59 40,236 8.7% 44,652   46,621 -6,385 -13.7%
60-64 31,523 6.8% 33,245   33,273 -1,750 -5.3%
65 and older 23,397 5.1% 26,031   23,163 234 1.0%
Information Not Available 98 0.0% 0   294 -196 -66.7%
 
Industry 382,974 404,600 419,982
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 86,345 18.4% 83,749   80,677 5,668 7.0%
Mining 1,664 0.4% 1,755   2,454 -790 -32.2%
Utilities 1,371 0.3% 1,072   1,669 -298 -17.9%
Construction 40,529 8.6% 41,727   40,536 -7 0.0%
Manufacturing 37,299 7.9% 37,730   41,517 -4,218 -10.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,273 0.3% 1,462   1,472 -199 -13.5%
Retail Trade 25,160 5.4% 25,933   26,010 -850 -3.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 10,181 2.2% 11,797   13,545 -3,364 -24.8%
Information 29,369 6.3% 31,588   31,113 -1,744 -5.6%
Finance and Insurance 6,853 1.5% 6,532   7,263 -410 -5.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,643 0.6% 2,437   3,043 -400 -13.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,070 1.3% 6,337   9,030 -2,960 -32.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 62,165 13.2% 65,906   72,533 -10,368 -14.3%
Educational Services 8,713 1.9% 14,039   10,895 -2,182 -20.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 19,873 4.2% 22,619   24,930 -5,057 -20.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,895 1.0% 7,117   8,539 -3,644 -42.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,901 3.0% 15,307   17,274 -3,373 -19.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 8,321 1.8% 9,847   10,698 -2,377 -22.2%
Public Administration 4,014 0.9% 4,387   4,515 -501 -11.1%
Information Not Available 12,335 2.6% 13,259   12,269 66 0.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,735 34,092 33,341
Male 22,716 65.4% 21,982   20,886 1,830 8.8%
Female 12,016 34.6% 12,108   12,455 -439 -3.5%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   0 3 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 34,735 34,092 33,341
Hispanic or Latino 8,527 24.5% 8,523   8,233 294 3.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,018 66.3% 22,426   22,071 947 4.3%
Information Not Available 3,190 9.2% 3,143   3,037 153 5.0%
 
Race 34,735 34,092 33,341
American Indian or Alaskan Native 687 2.0% 701   654 33 5.0%
Asian 536 1.5% 542   600 -64 -10.7%
Black or African American 1,915 5.5% 1,918   1,952 -37 -1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 141 0.4% 134   116 25 21.6%
White 24,406 70.3% 23,764   23,855 551 2.3%
Information Not Available 7,050 20.3% 7,033   6,164 886 14.4%
 
Years of Age 34,735 34,092 33,341
Younger than 22 590 1.1% 618   554 36 6.5%
22-24 1,286 2.3% 1,291   1,254 32 2.6%
25-34 7,638 13.6% 7,496   7,369 269 3.7%
35-44 7,661 13.6% 7,492   7,458 203 2.7%
45-54 8,507 15.1% 8,367   8,402 105 1.2%
55-59 4,469 8.0% 4,403   4,061 408 10.0%
60-64 2,978 5.3% 2,869   2,734 244 8.9%
65 and older 1,597 2.8% 1,550   1,509 88 5.8%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 6   0 9 0.0%
 
Industry 34,735 34,092 33,341
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 374 1.1% 395   363 11 3.0%
Mining 1,526 4.3% 1,355   1,022 504 49.3%
Utilities 81 0.2% 89   42 39 92.9%
Construction 7,176 20.4% 6,892   6,384 792 12.4%
Manufacturing 2,136 6.1% 2,136   1,941 195 10.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,531 4.4% 1,466   1,206 325 26.9%
Retail Trade 2,462 7.0% 2,303   2,392 70 2.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,109 3.2% 1,098   1,062 47 4.4%
Information 992 2.8% 954   968 24 2.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,060 3.0% 1,057   1,095 -35 -3.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 558 1.6% 518   657 -99 -15.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,824 8.0% 2,769   2,588 236 9.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 627 1.8% 572   551 76 13.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,628 13.2% 4,616   4,851 -223 -4.6%
Educational Services 806 2.3% 862   881 -75 -8.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,123 6.0% 2,101   2,294 -171 -7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 518 1.5% 520   588 -70 -11.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,507 4.3% 1,626   1,740 -233 -13.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 730 2.1% 691   747 -17 -2.3%
Public Administration 1,051 3.0% 1,088   1,098 -47 -4.3%
Information Not Available 916 2.6% 984   871 45 5.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,624 47,251 55,735
Male 33,339 67.2% 30,816   37,013 -3,674 -9.9%
Female 16,284 32.8% 16,435   18,722 -2,438 -13.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 49,624 47,251 55,735
Hispanic or Latino 8,772 17.7% 8,387   9,595 -823 -8.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 40,852 82.3% 38,864   46,140 -5,288 -11.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 49,624 47,251 55,735
American Indian or Alaskan Native 170 0.3% 147   209 -39 -18.7%
Asian 789 1.6% 812   857 -68 -7.9%
Black or African American 6,328 12.8% 6,111   7,034 -706 -10.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 28,842 58.1% 26,904   32,573 -3,731 -11.5%
Information Not Available 13,495 27.2% 13,277   15,062 -1,567 -10.4%
 
Years of Age 49,624 47,251 55,735
Younger than 22 720 1.0% 596   906 -186 -20.5%
22-24 2,141 2.9% 1,936   2,685 -544 -20.3%
25-34 11,029 14.9% 10,311   12,607 -1,578 -12.5%
35-44 9,933 13.4% 9,445   11,202 -1,269 -11.3%
45-54 11,914 16.1% 11,350   13,542 -1,628 -12.0%
55-59 5,925 8.0% 5,655   6,503 -578 -8.9%
60-64 4,365 5.9% 4,275   4,548 -183 -4.0%
65 and older 3,597 4.9% 3,683   3,742 -145 -3.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 49,624 47,251 55,735
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 736 1.5% 711   787 -51 -6.5%
Mining 81 0.2% 56   81 0 0.0%
Utilities 74 0.1% 71   82 -8 -9.8%
Construction 9,953 19.8% 8,224   11,138 -1,185 -10.6%
Manufacturing 4,327 8.6% 4,734   4,775 -448 -9.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,808 3.6% 1,700   1,910 -102 -5.3%
Retail Trade 4,866 9.7% 4,375   5,693 -827 -14.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,941 3.9% 1,904   2,312 -371 -16.0%
Information 677 1.3% 656   789 -112 -14.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,236 2.5% 1,157   1,504 -268 -17.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 693 1.4% 640   752 -59 -7.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,826 3.6% 1,728   1,943 -117 -6.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 252 0.5% 242   300 -48 -16.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,461 16.8% 7,821   9,010 -549 -6.1%
Educational Services 1,135 2.3% 1,144   1,335 -200 -15.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,135 8.2% 4,105   4,726 -591 -12.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,049 4.1% 1,914   2,384 -335 -14.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,689 5.3% 3,460   3,253 -564 -17.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,373 2.7% 1,316   1,525 -152 -10.0%
Public Administration 588 1.2% 588   655 -67 -10.2%
Information Not Available 724 1.4% 705   781 -57 -7.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,512 8,531 9,043
Male 3,987 46.8% 3,943   4,463 -476 -10.7%
Female 4,525 53.2% 4,588   4,580 -55 -1.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,512 8,531 9,043
Hispanic or Latino 751 8.8% 744   876 -125 -14.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,724 90.7% 7,762   8,126 -402 -4.9%
Information Not Available 37 0.4% 25   41 -4 -9.8%
 
Race 8,512 8,531 9,043
American Indian or Alaskan Native 52 0.6% 42   41 11 26.8%
Asian 230 2.7% 231   190 40 21.1%
Black or African American 5,922 69.6% 6,015   6,241 -319 -5.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 17 0.2% 20   23 -6 -26.1%
White 1,630 19.1% 1,562   1,794 -164 -9.1%
Information Not Available 661 7.8% 661   754 -93 -12.3%
 
Years of Age 8,512 8,531 9,043
Younger than 22 156 1.6% 152   193 -37 -19.2%
22-24 442 4.6% 450   535 -93 -17.4%
25-34 2,358 24.6% 2,359   2,519 -161 -6.4%
35-44 1,883 19.6% 1,901   2,002 -119 -5.9%
45-54 1,958 20.4% 1,965   2,024 -66 -3.3%
55-59 851 8.9% 851   873 -22 -2.5%
60-64 541 5.6% 537   576 -35 -6.1%
65 and older 323 3.4% 316   321 2 0.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,512 8,531 9,043
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 19 0.2% 11   46 -27 -58.7%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 1   3 -1 -33.3%
Wholesale Trade 3 0.0% 1   5 -2 -40.0%
Retail Trade 18 0.2% 17   34 -16 -47.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 15 0.2% 12   14 1 7.1%
Information 14 0.2% 5   9 5 55.6%
Finance and Insurance 10 0.1% 10   9 1 11.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4 0.0% 1   5 -1 -20.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 54 0.6% 33   48 6 12.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2 0.0% 0   0 2 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 76 0.9% 42   64 12 18.8%
Educational Services 13 0.2% 9   6 7 116.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 14 0.2% 8   26 -12 -46.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3 0.0% 3   2 1 50.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 17 0.2% 14   22 -5 -22.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 11 0.1% 8   21 -10 -47.6%
Public Administration 3 0.0% 1   5 -2 -40.0%
Information Not Available 8,234 96.7% 8,355   8,723 -489 -5.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,630 7,903 8,680
Male 3,774 49.5% 3,858   4,501 -727 -16.2%
Female 3,525 46.2% 3,683   3,785 -260 -6.9%
Information Not Available 331 4.3% 362   394 -63 -16.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,630 7,903 8,680
Hispanic or Latino 338 36.0% 609   595 -257 -43.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 269 28.7% 6,932   7,691 -7,422 -96.5%
Information Not Available 331 35.3% 362   394 -63 -16.0%
 
Race 7,630 7,903 8,680
American Indian or Alaskan Native 33 0.4% 33   25 8 32.0%
Asian 131 1.7% 152   174 -43 -24.7%
Black or African American 2,947 38.6% 3,151   3,278 -331 -10.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1% 6   10 -3 -30.0%
White 4,259 55.8% 4,300   4,913 -654 -13.3%
Information Not Available 253 3.3% 261   279 -26 -9.3%
 
Years of Age 7,630 7,903 8,680
Younger than 22 116 1.0% 106   136 -20 -14.7%
22-24 351 3.1% 371   431 -80 -18.6%
25-34 1,871 16.5% 1,944   2,174 -303 -13.9%
35-44 1,561 13.8% 1,615   1,728 -167 -9.7%
45-54 1,804 16.0% 1,878   2,082 -278 -13.4%
55-59 868 7.7% 896   961 -93 -9.7%
60-64 580 5.1% 594   624 -44 -7.1%
65 and older 396 3.5% 425   461 -65 -14.1%
Information Not Available 83 0.7% 74   83 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,630 7,903 8,680
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 25 0.3% 25   21 4 19.0%
Mining 2 0.0% 0   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 13   2 7 350.0%
Construction 830 10.8% 769   968 -138 -14.3%
Manufacturing 427 5.6% 450   582 -155 -26.6%
Wholesale Trade 247 3.2% 265   245 2 0.8%
Retail Trade 1,081 14.1% 1,136   1,290 -209 -16.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 282 3.7% 248   283 -1 -0.4%
Information 78 1.0% 73   149 -71 -47.7%
Finance and Insurance 523 6.8% 536   609 -86 -14.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 131 1.7% 150   193 -62 -32.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 342 4.5% 379   375 -33 -8.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.5% 35   21 15 71.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,386 18.1% 1,463   1,470 -84 -5.7%
Educational Services 149 1.9% 175   165 -16 -9.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 848 11.1% 905   890 -42 -4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 169 2.2% 160   216 -47 -21.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 749 9.8% 798   829 -80 -9.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 209 2.7% 221   245 -36 -14.7%
Public Administration 84 1.1% 79   103 -19 -18.4%
Information Not Available 23 0.3% 23   24 -1 -4.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 50,981 51,918 76,388
Male 25,699 50.4% 26,100   40,302 -14,603 -36.2%
Female 25,210 49.4% 25,736   36,006 -10,796 -30.0%
Information Not Available 72 0.1% 82   80 -8 -10.0%
 
Ethnicity 50,981 51,918 76,388
Hispanic or Latino 12,576 24.7% 12,655   18,167 -5,591 -30.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,622 66.0% 34,391   50,313 -16,691 -33.2%
Information Not Available 4,783 9.4% 4,872   7,908 -3,125 -39.5%
 
Race 50,981 51,918 76,388
American Indian or Alaskan Native 286 0.6% 319   485 -199 -41.0%
Asian 787 1.5% 796   1,237 -450 -36.4%
Black or African American 12,108 23.8% 12,567   17,393 -5,285 -30.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 249 0.5% 240   445 -196 -44.0%
White 31,628 62.0% 31,911   47,192 -15,564 -33.0%
Information Not Available 5,923 11.6% 6,085   9,636 -3,713 -38.5%
 
Years of Age 50,981 51,918 76,388
Younger than 22 490 0.6% 473   802 -312 -38.9%
22-24 1,510 1.9% 1,504   2,368 -858 -36.2%
25-34 9,677 12.3% 10,160   13,933 -4,256 -30.5%
35-44 9,781 12.4% 10,152   13,700 -3,919 -28.6%
45-54 10,730 13.6% 10,674   15,164 -4,434 -29.2%
55-59 5,239 6.6% 5,201   6,831 -1,592 -23.3%
60-64 3,794 4.8% 3,675   4,737 -943 -19.9%
65 and older 2,491 3.2% 2,403   3,167 -676 -21.3%
Information Not Available 7,269 9.2% 7,676   15,686 -8,417 -53.7%
 
Industry 50,981 51,918 76,388
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 659 1.3% 491   868 -209 -24.1%
Mining 148 0.3% 138   207 -59 -28.5%
Utilities 72 0.1% 67   117 -45 -38.5%
Construction 3,397 6.6% 3,468   5,155 -1,758 -34.1%
Manufacturing 2,626 5.1% 2,586   3,198 -572 -17.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,318 4.5% 2,246   3,027 -709 -23.4%
Retail Trade 4,953 9.6% 4,887   7,159 -2,206 -30.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,448 2.8% 1,411   2,278 -830 -36.4%
Information 926 1.8% 941   1,323 -397 -30.0%
Finance and Insurance 2,149 4.2% 2,184   3,100 -951 -30.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,212 2.3% 1,258   1,623 -411 -25.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,870 7.5% 3,797   5,021 -1,151 -22.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 608 1.2% 498   515 93 18.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,444 16.4% 8,565   13,193 -4,749 -36.0%
Educational Services 1,193 2.3% 1,261   1,662 -469 -28.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,444 8.6% 4,639   6,132 -1,688 -27.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 793 1.5% 896   1,438 -645 -44.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,433 6.6% 3,984   5,113 -1,680 -32.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,553 3.0% 1,572   2,015 -462 -22.9%
Public Administration 661 1.3% 674   1,135 -474 -41.8%
Information Not Available 6,074 11.8% 6,355   12,109 -6,035 -49.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,830 39,003 41,547
Male 18,245 49.5% 19,685   21,074 -2,829 -13.4%
Female 17,365 47.1% 18,330   19,803 -2,438 -12.3%
Information Not Available 1,220 3.3% 988   670 550 82.1%
 
Ethnicity 36,830 39,003 41,547
Hispanic or Latino 62 0.2% 77   42 20 47.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,548 96.5% 37,938   40,835 -5,287 -12.9%
Information Not Available 1,220 3.3% 988   670 550 82.1%
 
Race 36,830 39,003 41,547
American Indian or Alaskan Native 175 0.5% 202   219 -44 -20.1%
Asian 486 1.3% 536   578 -92 -15.9%
Black or African American 19,716 53.5% 21,188   22,570 -2,854 -12.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 15,233 41.4% 16,089   17,510 -2,277 -13.0%
Information Not Available 1,220 3.3% 988   670 550 82.1%
 
Years of Age 36,830 39,003 41,547
Younger than 22 672 1.4% 578   791 -119 -15.0%
22-24 1,639 3.3% 1,643   2,099 -460 -21.9%
25-34 9,034 18.2% 9,323   10,283 -1,249 -12.1%
35-44 8,897 17.9% 8,937   9,815 -918 -9.4%
45-54 8,838 17.8% 8,728   9,534 -696 -7.3%
55-59 3,694 7.4% 3,646   3,884 -190 -4.9%
60-64 2,368 4.8% 2,285   2,487 -119 -4.8%
65 and older 1,403 2.8% 1,305   1,452 -49 -3.4%
Information Not Available 285 0.6% 2,558   1,202 -917 -76.3%
 
Industry 36,830 39,003 41,547
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 658 1.8% 903   803 -145 -18.1%
Mining 21 0.1% 28   36 -15 -41.7%
Utilities 31 0.1% 30   56 -25 -44.6%
Construction 1,759 4.7% 1,860   2,260 -501 -22.2%
Manufacturing 3,197 8.5% 2,992   2,739 458 16.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,336 3.6% 1,446   1,602 -266 -16.6%
Retail Trade 2,618 7.0% 2,649   3,300 -682 -20.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 700 1.9% 749   778 -78 -10.0%
Information 612 1.6% 691   834 -222 -26.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,086 2.9% 1,101   1,097 -11 -1.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 466 1.2% 485   597 -131 -21.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,272 16.7% 6,656   6,867 -595 -8.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34 0.1% 50   27 7 25.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 91 0.2% 93   107 -16 -15.0%
Educational Services 795 2.1% 873   1,041 -246 -23.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,748 4.7% 1,833   2,029 -281 -13.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,493 4.0% 1,720   1,990 -497 -25.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 253 0.7% 400   334 -81 -24.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 285 0.8% 305   412 -127 -30.8%
Public Administration 352 0.9% 421   510 -158 -31.0%
Information Not Available 13,023 34.7% 13,718   14,128 -1,105 -7.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,290 6,388 8,660
Male 4,077 64.8% 4,105   5,752 -1,675 -29.1%
Female 2,212 35.2% 2,282   2,907 -695 -23.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,290 6,388 8,660
Hispanic or Latino 465 7.4% 488   622 -157 -25.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,207 66.9% 4,278   5,811 -1,604 -27.6%
Information Not Available 1,618 25.7% 1,622   2,227 -609 -27.3%
 
Race 6,290 6,388 8,660
American Indian or Alaskan Native 51 0.8% 46   64 -13 -20.3%
Asian 1,870 29.7% 1,851   2,810 -940 -33.5%
Black or African American 107 1.7% 109   145 -38 -26.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,752 27.9% 1,801   2,450 -698 -28.5%
White 1,577 25.1% 1,631   2,019 -442 -21.9%
Information Not Available 933 14.8% 950   1,172 -239 -20.4%
 
Years of Age 6,290 6,388 8,660
Younger than 22 59 0.8% 60   87 -28 -32.2%
22-24 172 2.4% 164   264 -92 -34.8%
25-34 1,362 18.7% 1,394   1,946 -584 -30.0%
35-44 1,463 20.1% 1,521   2,076 -613 -29.5%
45-54 1,446 19.9% 1,445   2,050 -604 -29.5%
55-59 728 10.0% 738   971 -243 -25.0%
60-64 600 8.3% 599   725 -125 -17.2%
65 and older 460 6.3% 467   541 -81 -15.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,290 6,388 8,660
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 99 1.5% 50   135 -36 -26.7%
Mining 2 0.0% 2   1 1 100.0%
Utilities 19 0.3% 19   6 13 216.7%
Construction 1,639 25.7% 1,626   2,857 -1,218 -42.6%
Manufacturing 176 2.8% 197   192 -16 -8.3%
Wholesale Trade 108 1.7% 120   133 -25 -18.8%
Retail Trade 357 5.6% 354   477 -120 -25.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 235 3.7% 267   315 -80 -25.4%
Information 215 3.4% 191   145 70 48.3%
Finance and Insurance 102 1.6% 90   105 -3 -2.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 103 1.6% 95   122 -19 -15.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 202 3.2% 233   255 -53 -20.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37 0.6% 43   51 -14 -27.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 784 12.3% 824   1,075 -291 -27.1%
Educational Services 77 1.2% 93   76 1 1.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 312 4.9% 322   378 -66 -17.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 103 1.6% 100   96 7 7.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 574 9.0% 592   826 -252 -30.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 163 2.6% 148   176 -13 -7.4%
Public Administration 94 1.5% 124   129 -35 -27.1%
Information Not Available 889 13.9% 898   1,110 -221 -19.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,312 35,168 35,976
Male 27,218 77.1% 26,724   27,027 191 0.7%
Female 7,723 21.9% 8,063   8,028 -305 -3.8%
Information Not Available 371 1.1% 381   921 -550 -59.7%
 
Ethnicity 35,312 35,168 35,976
Hispanic or Latino 3,207 9.1% 3,218   2,888 319 11.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,438 86.2% 30,235   31,098 -660 -2.1%
Information Not Available 1,667 4.7% 1,715   1,990 -323 -16.2%
 
Race 35,312 35,168 35,976
American Indian or Alaskan Native 455 1.3% 434   254 201 79.1%
Asian 377 1.1% 368   265 112 42.3%
Black or African American 1,841 5.2% 1,947   1,586 255 16.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 27,765 78.6% 27,486   28,993 -1,228 -4.2%
Information Not Available 4,874 13.8% 4,933   4,878 -4 -0.1%
 
Years of Age 35,312 35,168 35,976
Younger than 22 716 1.2% 725   801 -85 -10.6%
22-24 1,827 3.0% 1,834   2,015 -188 -9.3%
25-34 8,413 14.0% 8,477   8,487 -74 -0.9%
35-44 7,603 12.6% 7,602   7,667 -64 -0.8%
45-54 7,654 12.7% 7,616   7,922 -268 -3.4%
55-59 4,068 6.8% 4,017   4,057 11 0.3%
60-64 2,896 4.8% 2,778   2,872 24 0.8%
65 and older 2,123 3.5% 2,110   2,145 -22 -1.0%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 9   10 2 20.0%
 
Industry 35,312 35,168 35,976
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 324 0.9% 314   318 6 1.9%
Mining 898 2.5% 983   865 33 3.8%
Utilities 32 0.1% 34   51 -19 -37.3%
Construction 13,617 38.2% 12,662   14,058 -441 -3.1%
Manufacturing 5,706 16.0% 6,405   5,309 397 7.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,142 3.2% 1,147   1,254 -112 -8.9%
Retail Trade 1,832 5.1% 1,673   1,976 -144 -7.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,168 3.3% 1,068   1,127 41 3.6%
Information 531 1.5% 495   432 99 22.9%
Finance and Insurance 802 2.3% 692   654 148 22.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 287 0.8% 283   272 15 5.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 703 2.0% 703   714 -11 -1.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 48 0.1% 38   50 -2 -4.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,928 11.0% 3,953   4,075 -147 -3.6%
Educational Services 362 1.0% 345   338 24 7.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,176 3.3% 1,239   1,271 -95 -7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 597 1.7% 670   745 -148 -19.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 922 2.6% 1,153   1,106 -184 -16.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 484 1.4% 487   535 -51 -9.5%
Public Administration 525 1.5% 558   597 -72 -12.1%
Information Not Available 228 0.6% 266   229 -1 -0.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,079 13,582 13,078
Male 9,495 72.6% 9,947   8,980 515 5.7%
Female 3,580 27.4% 3,633   4,095 -515 -12.6%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 2   3 1 33.3%
 
Ethnicity 13,079 13,582 13,078
Hispanic or Latino 2,048 15.7% 2,227   2,222 -174 -7.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,146 62.3% 8,421   9,736 -1,590 -16.3%
Information Not Available 2,885 22.1% 2,934   1,120 1,765 157.6%
 
Race 13,079 13,582 13,078
American Indian or Alaskan Native 424 3.2% 741   636 -212 -33.3%
Asian 159 1.2% 171   191 -32 -16.8%
Black or African American 130 1.0% 170   148 -18 -12.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 90 0.7% 137   112 -22 -19.6%
White 9,971 74.5% 19,044   16,013 -6,042 -37.7%
Information Not Available 2,614 19.5% 4,925   4,422 -1,808 -40.9%
 
Years of Age 13,079 13,582 13,078
Younger than 22 390 1.8% 425   344 46 13.4%
22-24 578 2.6% 641   648 -70 -10.8%
25-34 2,670 12.1% 2,830   2,690 -20 -0.7%
35-44 2,538 11.5% 2,666   2,561 -23 -0.9%
45-54 3,026 13.7% 3,033   3,143 -117 -3.7%
55-59 1,565 7.1% 1,587   1,547 18 1.2%
60-64 1,025 4.7% 1,024   1,004 21 2.1%
65 and older 1,220 5.5% 1,289   1,136 84 7.4%
Information Not Available 67 0.3% 87   5 62 1240.0%
 
Industry 13,079 13,582 13,078
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,082 7.6% 960   1,052 30 2.9%
Mining 261 1.8% 286   251 10 4.0%
Utilities 70 0.5% 69   54 16 29.6%
Construction 2,644 18.7% 2,914   2,284 360 15.8%
Manufacturing 1,358 9.6% 1,309   1,481 -123 -8.3%
Wholesale Trade 516 3.6% 539   458 58 12.7%
Retail Trade 1,040 7.3% 1,074   1,070 -30 -2.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 427 3.0% 380   384 43 11.2%
Information 127 0.9% 112   111 16 14.4%
Finance and Insurance 206 1.5% 199   220 -14 -6.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 142 1.0% 148   128 14 10.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 436 3.1% 449   451 -15 -3.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 16 0.1% 16   25 -9 -36.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,670 11.8% 1,807   1,712 -42 -2.5%
Educational Services 138 1.0% 156   179 -41 -22.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 684 4.8% 727   765 -81 -10.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 300 2.1% 319   350 -50 -14.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 504 3.6% 572   603 -99 -16.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 222 1.6% 223   260 -38 -14.6%
Public Administration 405 2.9% 408   418 -13 -3.1%
Information Not Available 831 5.9% 915   822 9 1.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 164,068 166,802 164,764
Male 112,833 68.8% 112,447   112,418 415 0.4%
Female 50,173 30.6% 53,266   51,409 -1,236 -2.4%
Information Not Available 1,062 0.6% 1,089   937 125 13.3%
 
Ethnicity 164,068 166,802 164,764
Hispanic or Latino 34,243 20.9% 34,362   34,550 -307 -0.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 112,827 68.8% 114,895   112,759 68 0.1%
Information Not Available 16,998 10.4% 17,545   17,455 -457 -2.6%
 
Race 164,068 166,802 164,764
American Indian or Alaskan Native 895 0.5% 925   892 3 0.3%
Asian 3,376 2.1% 3,268   3,114 262 8.4%
Black or African American 31,106 19.0% 32,851   31,623 -517 -1.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 300 0.2% 343   343 -43 -12.5%
White 105,250 64.2% 106,172   105,600 -350 -0.3%
Information Not Available 23,141 14.1% 23,243   23,192 -51 -0.2%
 
Years of Age 164,068 166,802 164,764
Younger than 22 2,025 0.8% 2,009   2,247 -222 -9.9%
22-24 6,085 2.4% 6,125   6,375 -290 -4.5%
25-34 35,128 13.7% 35,946   36,831 -1,703 -4.6%
35-44 38,660 15.1% 39,645   39,192 -532 -1.4%
45-54 42,721 16.7% 43,312   43,857 -1,136 -2.6%
55-59 20,271 7.9% 20,462   19,323 948 4.9%
60-64 12,786 5.0% 12,901   11,527 1,259 10.9%
65 and older 6,392 2.5% 6,402   5,412 980 18.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 164,068 166,802 164,764
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,109 0.7% 1,136   1,078 31 2.9%
Mining 1,123 0.7% 1,342   898 225 25.1%
Utilities 174 0.1% 172   162 12 7.4%
Construction 36,266 22.0% 35,779   38,824 -2,558 -6.6%
Manufacturing 16,774 10.2% 17,063   13,494 3,280 24.3%
Wholesale Trade 6,527 4.0% 6,313   6,257 270 4.3%
Retail Trade 10,213 6.2% 10,118   11,467 -1,254 -10.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,243 4.4% 7,920   6,383 860 13.5%
Information 2,103 1.3% 2,036   2,268 -165 -7.3%
Finance and Insurance 4,109 2.5% 3,970   4,104 5 0.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,839 1.1% 1,767   2,010 -171 -8.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,673 5.3% 8,732   8,436 237 2.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,219 0.7% 1,144   1,122 97 8.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 29,015 17.6% 29,509   28,164 851 3.0%
Educational Services 3,329 2.0% 3,702   3,211 118 3.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,827 4.7% 8,211   8,771 -944 -10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,723 2.3% 3,670   4,077 -354 -8.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,577 4.6% 8,434   7,457 120 1.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,546 2.1% 3,764   3,736 -190 -5.1%
Public Administration 2,545 1.5% 2,655   2,813 -268 -9.5%
Information Not Available 9,134 5.5% 9,365   10,032 -898 -9.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 35,850 35,439 38,794
Male 26,198 73.1% 25,670   27,961 -1,763 -6.3%
Female 9,594 26.8% 9,715   10,763 -1,169 -10.9%
Information Not Available 58 0.2% 54   70 -12 -17.1%
 
Ethnicity 35,850 35,439 38,794
Hispanic or Latino 2,185 6.1% 2,079   2,417 -232 -9.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,097 75.6% 26,787   29,015 -1,918 -6.6%
Information Not Available 6,568 18.3% 6,573   7,362 -794 -10.8%
 
Race 35,850 35,439 38,794
American Indian or Alaskan Native 151 0.4% 151   180 -29 -16.1%
Asian 172 0.5% 171   202 -30 -14.9%
Black or African American 4,347 12.1% 4,282   4,647 -300 -6.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 53 0.1% 46   40 13 32.5%
White 28,697 80.0% 28,417   31,146 -2,449 -7.9%
Information Not Available 2,430 6.8% 2,372   2,579 -149 -5.8%
 
Years of Age 35,850 35,439 38,794
Younger than 22 554 0.9% 550   590 -36 -6.1%
22-24 1,323 2.1% 1,363   1,526 -203 -13.3%
25-34 7,597 12.2% 7,492   8,413 -816 -9.7%
35-44 8,800 14.2% 8,768   9,579 -779 -8.1%
45-54 9,590 15.4% 9,443   10,380 -790 -7.6%
55-59 4,331 7.0% 4,225   4,557 -226 -5.0%
60-64 2,458 4.0% 2,404   2,477 -19 -0.8%
65 and older 1,197 1.9% 1,194   1,272 -75 -5.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 35,850 35,439 38,794
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 197 0.5% 200   219 -22 -10.0%
Mining 243 0.7% 260   281 -38 -13.5%
Utilities 35 0.1% 30   15 20 133.3%
Construction 11,111 30.8% 10,878   12,159 -1,048 -8.6%
Manufacturing 5,296 14.7% 5,200   5,102 194 3.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,094 3.0% 1,022   1,028 66 6.4%
Retail Trade 1,899 5.3% 1,874   2,287 -388 -17.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,835 5.1% 1,790   1,540 295 19.2%
Information 284 0.8% 279   327 -43 -13.1%
Finance and Insurance 537 1.5% 468   531 6 1.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 407 1.1% 405   453 -46 -10.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,096 3.0% 1,068   1,117 -21 -1.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 176 0.5% 151   132 44 33.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,181 11.6% 4,263   4,794 -613 -12.8%
Educational Services 383 1.1% 464   472 -89 -18.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,560 4.3% 1,592   2,040 -480 -23.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 557 1.5% 608   714 -157 -22.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 834 2.3% 892   1,116 -282 -25.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 734 2.0% 695   756 -22 -2.9%
Public Administration 360 1.0% 272   329 31 9.4%
Information Not Available 3,031 8.4% 3,028   3,382 -351 -10.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,703 19,059 20,983
Male 12,816 68.5% 13,170   14,059 -1,243 -8.8%
Female 5,887 31.5% 5,889   6,924 -1,037 -15.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,703 19,059 20,983
Hispanic or Latino 2,085 11.1% 2,166   2,035 50 2.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,200 49.2% 9,273   9,515 -315 -3.3%
Information Not Available 7,418 39.7% 7,620   9,433 -2,015 -21.4%
 
Race 18,703 19,059 20,983
American Indian or Alaskan Native 258 1.4% 277   321 -63 -19.6%
Asian 212 1.1% 249   226 -14 -6.2%
Black or African American 3,111 16.6% 3,122   3,617 -506 -14.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 44 0.2% 68   38 6 15.8%
White 13,402 71.7% 13,680   15,171 -1,769 -11.7%
Information Not Available 1,676 9.0% 1,663   1,610 66 4.1%
 
Years of Age 18,703 19,059 20,983
Younger than 22 340 1.1% 322   345 -5 -1.4%
22-24 909 3.0% 917   985 -76 -7.7%
25-34 4,500 14.7% 4,558   5,031 -531 -10.6%
35-44 4,278 13.9% 4,381   4,607 -329 -7.1%
45-54 4,263 13.9% 4,373   5,114 -851 -16.6%
55-59 2,088 6.8% 2,140   2,369 -281 -11.9%
60-64 1,437 4.7% 1,460   1,600 -163 -10.2%
65 and older 888 2.9% 908   932 -44 -4.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,703 19,059 20,983
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 99 0.5% 100   84 15 17.9%
Mining 532 2.8% 440   627 -95 -15.2%
Utilities 14 0.1% 16   30 -16 -53.3%
Construction 4,702 25.0% 4,959   4,231 471 11.1%
Manufacturing 2,162 11.5% 2,306   3,456 -1,294 -37.4%
Wholesale Trade 698 3.7% 749   694 4 0.6%
Retail Trade 1,227 6.5% 1,242   1,584 -357 -22.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 711 3.8% 813   948 -237 -25.0%
Information 389 2.1% 338   351 38 10.8%
Finance and Insurance 442 2.4% 395   415 27 6.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 282 1.5% 246   246 36 14.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 865 4.6% 826   939 -74 -7.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44 0.2% 52   56 -12 -21.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,656 14.1% 2,597   2,938 -282 -9.6%
Educational Services 283 1.5% 285   271 12 4.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,279 6.8% 1,220   1,451 -172 -11.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 161 0.9% 161   214 -53 -24.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 588 3.1% 663   673 -85 -12.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 342 1.8% 339   437 -95 -21.7%
Public Administration 353 1.9% 377   446 -93 -20.9%
Information Not Available 874 4.6% 935   892 -18 -2.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,809 29,578 29,851
Male 22,358 72.6% 21,242   20,371 1,987 9.8%
Female 8,451 27.4% 8,336   9,480 -1,029 -10.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,809 29,578 29,851
Hispanic or Latino 14 0.0% 9   62 -48 -77.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 720 2.3% 835   688 32 4.7%
Information Not Available 30,075 97.6% 28,734   29,101 974 3.3%
 
Race 30,809 29,578 29,851
American Indian or Alaskan Native 102 0.3% 107   111 -9 -8.1%
Asian 79 0.3% 33   84 -5 -6.0%
Black or African American 3,183 10.3% 3,116   3,451 -268 -7.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0% 14   9 5 55.6%
White 27,083 87.9% 25,977   25,845 1,238 4.8%
Information Not Available 348 1.1% 331   351 -3 -0.9%
 
Years of Age 30,809 29,578 29,851
Younger than 22 330 0.6% 369   319 11 3.4%
22-24 1,055 1.9% 1,059   1,260 -205 -16.3%
25-34 6,319 11.4% 5,891   6,220 99 1.6%
35-44 7,768 14.1% 7,449   6,996 772 11.0%
45-54 7,671 13.9% 7,426   7,750 -79 -1.0%
55-59 3,447 6.2% 3,359   3,478 -31 -0.9%
60-64 2,704 4.9% 2,528   2,302 402 17.5%
65 and older 1,510 2.7% 1,488   1,522 -12 -0.8%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 9   4 1 25.0%
 
Industry 30,809 29,578 29,851
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 135 0.4% 154   146 -11 -7.5%
Mining 2,012 6.5% 1,693   1,366 646 47.3%
Utilities 56 0.2% 84   80 -24 -30.0%
Construction 7,471 24.1% 6,806   7,537 -66 -0.9%
Manufacturing 4,981 16.1% 5,341   4,050 931 23.0%
Wholesale Trade 897 2.9% 872   963 -66 -6.9%
Retail Trade 1,905 6.2% 1,735   1,739 166 9.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,134 3.7% 1,101   1,016 118 11.6%
Information 311 1.0% 313   350 -39 -11.1%
Finance and Insurance 655 2.1% 541   705 -50 -7.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 311 1.0% 233   346 -35 -10.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,199 3.9% 1,208   1,176 23 2.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 121 0.4% 70   93 28 30.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,192 10.3% 3,018   3,491 -299 -8.6%
Educational Services 376 1.2% 420   448 -72 -16.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,617 5.2% 1,418   1,579 38 2.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 492 1.6% 485   657 -165 -25.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,097 3.5% 1,133   1,291 -194 -15.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 646 2.1% 597   510 136 26.7%
Public Administration 404 1.3% 452   546 -142 -26.0%
Information Not Available 1,797 5.8% 1,904   1,762 35 2.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,044 23,598 18,127
Male 14,478 62.8% 14,584   10,029 4,449 44.4%
Female 8,559 37.1% 9,008   8,098 461 5.7%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 6   0 7 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,044 23,598 18,127
Hispanic or Latino 1,093 4.7% 1,104   838 255 30.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,948 95.2% 22,492   17,289 4,659 26.9%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 2   0 3 0.0%
 
Race 23,044 23,598 18,127
American Indian or Alaskan Native 170 0.7% 159   200 -30 -15.0%
Asian 222 1.0% 197   162 60 37.0%
Black or African American 10,801 46.9% 11,399   9,723 1,078 11.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1% 27   38 -18 -47.4%
White 11,517 50.0% 11,478   8,004 3,513 43.9%
Information Not Available 314 1.4% 338   0 314 0.0%
 
Years of Age 23,044 23,598 18,127
Younger than 22 344 1.0% 401   203 141 69.5%
22-24 931 2.8% 1,003   758 173 22.8%
25-34 5,478 16.7% 5,927   4,589 889 19.4%
35-44 5,391 16.4% 5,525   4,198 1,193 28.4%
45-54 5,380 16.4% 5,372   4,263 1,117 26.2%
55-59 2,777 8.5% 2,693   1,932 845 43.7%
60-64 1,698 5.2% 1,644   1,295 403 31.1%
65 and older 1,045 3.2% 1,033   889 156 17.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,044 23,598 18,127
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 365 1.6% 400   297 68 22.9%
Mining 1,525 6.5% 1,404   875 650 74.3%
Utilities 73 0.3% 66   43 30 69.8%
Construction 3,917 16.7% 4,036   3,159 758 24.0%
Manufacturing 2,891 12.3% 2,896   1,684 1,207 71.7%
Wholesale Trade 778 3.3% 769   578 200 34.6%
Retail Trade 1,536 6.6% 1,623   1,668 -132 -7.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,196 5.1% 1,123   671 525 78.2%
Information 331 1.4% 328   288 43 14.9%
Finance and Insurance 424 1.8% 423   462 -38 -8.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 521 2.2% 504   433 88 20.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,168 5.0% 1,102   840 328 39.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 96 0.4% 94   67 29 43.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,833 7.8% 1,863   1,839 -6 -0.3%
Educational Services 355 1.5% 397   300 55 18.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,781 7.6% 1,918   1,995 -214 -10.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 270 1.2% 294   287 -17 -5.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,232 5.3% 1,397   1,312 -80 -6.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 609 2.6% 603   485 124 25.6%
Public Administration 323 1.4% 297   297 26 8.8%
Information Not Available 1,820 7.8% 2,061   547 1,273 232.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 81,255 78,891 97,238
Male 55,717 68.6% 51,932   65,332 -9,615 -14.7%
Female 25,534 31.4% 26,955   31,901 -6,367 -20.0%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   5 -1 -20.0%
 
Ethnicity 81,255 78,891 97,238
Hispanic or Latino 10,473 12.9% 10,379   11,950 -1,477 -12.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 66,217 81.5% 64,041   79,553 -13,336 -16.8%
Information Not Available 4,565 5.6% 4,471   5,735 -1,170 -20.4%
 
Race 81,255 78,891 97,238
American Indian or Alaskan Native 384 0.5% 374   429 -45 -10.5%
Asian 2,324 2.9% 2,429   2,713 -389 -14.3%
Black or African American 6,239 7.7% 6,420   7,567 -1,328 -17.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 197 0.2% 192   233 -36 -15.5%
White 61,433 75.6% 59,027   73,905 -12,472 -16.9%
Information Not Available 10,678 13.1% 10,449   12,391 -1,713 -13.8%
 
Years of Age 81,255 78,891 97,238
Younger than 22 1,932 1.4% 1,841   1,870 62 3.3%
22-24 3,973 2.9% 3,897   4,673 -700 -15.0%
25-34 18,941 13.9% 18,404   22,835 -3,894 -17.1%
35-44 17,278 12.6% 16,614   20,594 -3,316 -16.1%
45-54 19,424 14.2% 18,697   23,567 -4,143 -17.6%
55-59 8,790 6.4% 8,492   10,487 -1,697 -16.2%
60-64 6,040 4.4% 6,065   7,331 -1,291 -17.6%
65 and older 4,877 3.6% 4,881   5,881 -1,004 -17.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 81,255 78,891 97,238
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,099 1.3% 1,062   1,250 -151 -12.1%
Mining 215 0.3% 188   250 -35 -14.0%
Utilities 145 0.2% 134   167 -22 -13.2%
Construction 17,332 21.0% 14,402   20,254 -2,922 -14.4%
Manufacturing 6,101 7.4% 5,902   6,363 -262 -4.1%
Wholesale Trade 2,756 3.3% 2,622   3,307 -551 -16.7%
Retail Trade 5,764 7.0% 5,617   7,497 -1,733 -23.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,245 2.7% 2,068   3,070 -825 -26.9%
Information 1,477 1.8% 1,437   1,663 -186 -11.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,910 2.3% 1,902   2,234 -324 -14.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,410 1.7% 1,404   1,817 -407 -22.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,582 6.8% 5,451   6,411 -829 -12.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 321 0.4% 297   269 52 19.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,432 15.1% 11,652   14,529 -2,097 -14.4%
Educational Services 1,210 1.5% 1,423   1,434 -224 -15.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,102 6.2% 5,365   6,874 -1,772 -25.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,955 3.6% 2,952   3,437 -482 -14.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,249 7.6% 7,546   8,111 -1,862 -23.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,627 4.4% 3,684   4,429 -802 -18.1%
Public Administration 1,356 1.6% 1,608   1,678 -322 -19.2%
Information Not Available 1,967 2.4% 2,175   2,194 -227 -10.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,586 46,552 55,141
Male 23,662 49.7% 23,044   28,693 -5,031 -17.5%
Female 14,130 29.7% 14,787   16,401 -2,271 -13.8%
Information Not Available 9,794 20.6% 8,721   10,047 -253 -2.5%
 
Ethnicity 47,586 46,552 55,141
Hispanic or Latino 2,902 6.1% 2,809   3,772 -870 -23.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 34,124 71.7% 34,251   40,513 -6,389 -15.8%
Information Not Available 10,560 22.2% 9,492   10,856 -296 -2.7%
 
Race 47,586 46,552 55,141
American Indian or Alaskan Native 106 0.2% 111   151 -45 -29.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 14,406 30.3% 14,708   16,664 -2,258 -13.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 64 0.1% 66   70 -6 -8.6%
White 19,548 41.1% 19,366   23,628 -4,080 -17.3%
Information Not Available 13,462 28.3% 12,301   14,628 -1,166 -8.0%
 
Years of Age 47,586 46,552 55,141
Younger than 22 577 0.9% 573   797 -220 -27.6%
22-24 1,677 2.6% 1,756   2,146 -469 -21.9%
25-34 8,936 14.0% 9,037   10,659 -1,723 -16.2%
35-44 7,869 12.3% 7,862   9,091 -1,222 -13.4%
45-54 8,651 13.5% 8,511   10,788 -2,137 -19.8%
55-59 4,237 6.6% 4,182   4,971 -734 -14.8%
60-64 3,091 4.8% 3,109   3,556 -465 -13.1%
65 and older 2,754 4.3% 2,801   3,086 -332 -10.8%
Information Not Available 9,794 15.3% 8,721   10,047 -253 -2.5%
 
Industry 47,586 46,552 55,141
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 177 0.4% 238   212 -35 -16.5%
Mining 87 0.2% 71   92 -5 -5.4%
Utilities 32 0.1% 38   37 -5 -13.5%
Construction 7,442 15.6% 6,641   9,719 -2,277 -23.4%
Manufacturing 418 0.9% 415   483 -65 -13.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,267 2.7% 1,255   1,481 -214 -14.4%
Retail Trade 1,323 2.8% 1,285   1,609 -286 -17.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 831 1.7% 850   1,002 -171 -17.1%
Information 486 1.0% 517   621 -135 -21.7%
Finance and Insurance 942 2.0% 916   1,031 -89 -8.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 749 1.6% 749   843 -94 -11.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,712 5.7% 2,655   3,373 -661 -19.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 216 0.5% 218   208 8 3.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,038 12.6% 6,034   6,552 -514 -7.8%
Educational Services 914 1.9% 1,024   988 -74 -7.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,627 5.5% 2,629   3,150 -523 -16.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,108 2.3% 1,122   1,211 -103 -8.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,373 7.1% 4,201   3,891 -518 -13.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,008 2.1% 996   1,102 -94 -8.5%
Public Administration 857 1.8% 890   1,011 -154 -15.2%
Information Not Available 14,979 31.4% 13,808   16,525 -1,546 -9.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,163 11,978 13,874
Male 8,364 68.8% 7,908   9,342 -978 -10.5%
Female 3,799 31.2% 4,070   4,532 -733 -16.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,163 11,978 13,874
Hispanic or Latino 247 2.0% 229   205 42 20.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,577 87.0% 10,467   9,634 943 9.8%
Information Not Available 1,339 11.0% 1,282   4,035 -2,696 -66.8%
 
Race 12,163 11,978 13,874
American Indian or Alaskan Native 140 1.2% 135   147 -7 -4.8%
Asian 66 0.5% 63   54 12 22.2%
Black or African American 197 1.6% 183   195 2 1.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 11,084 91.1% 10,935   9,918 1,166 11.8%
Information Not Available 676 5.6% 662   3,560 -2,884 -81.0%
 
Years of Age 12,163 11,978 13,874
Younger than 22 282 1.3% 269   356 -74 -20.8%
22-24 598 2.7% 580   700 -102 -14.6%
25-34 2,833 12.8% 2,776   3,208 -375 -11.7%
35-44 2,398 10.8% 2,378   2,740 -342 -12.5%
45-54 2,632 11.9% 2,581   3,147 -515 -16.4%
55-59 1,480 6.7% 1,436   1,631 -151 -9.3%
60-64 1,099 5.0% 1,139   1,191 -92 -7.7%
65 and older 841 3.8% 819   901 -60 -6.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,163 11,978 13,874
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 244 2.0% 258   262 -18 -6.9%
Mining 18 0.1% 15   24 -6 -25.0%
Utilities 12 0.1% 11   14 -2 -14.3%
Construction 2,708 21.8% 2,378   2,806 -98 -3.5%
Manufacturing 1,322 10.7% 1,203   1,354 -32 -2.4%
Wholesale Trade 341 2.7% 307   369 -28 -7.6%
Retail Trade 933 7.5% 869   1,003 -70 -7.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 250 2.0% 266   260 -10 -3.8%
Information 55 0.4% 69   106 -51 -48.1%
Finance and Insurance 121 1.0% 126   102 19 18.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 78 0.6% 84   124 -46 -37.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 195 1.6% 195   251 -56 -22.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.1% 17   7 8 114.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,135 9.1% 1,139   1,202 -67 -5.6%
Educational Services 78 0.6% 97   132 -54 -40.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 415 3.3% 449   477 -62 -13.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 212 1.7% 261   277 -65 -23.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,548 12.5% 1,843   1,653 -105 -6.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 180 1.5% 181   200 -20 -10.0%
Public Administration 143 1.2% 150   177 -34 -19.2%
Information Not Available 2,160 17.4% 2,060   3,074 -914 -29.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 108,075 119,959 110,596
Male 76,575 70.9% 84,162   76,961 -386 -0.5%
Female 29,528 27.3% 33,898   31,660 -2,132 -6.7%
Information Not Available 1,972 1.8% 1,899   1,975 -3 -0.2%
 
Ethnicity 108,075 119,959 110,596
Hispanic or Latino 8,205 7.6% 8,659   7,515 690 9.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 83,012 76.8% 92,106   83,909 -897 -1.1%
Information Not Available 16,858 15.6% 19,194   19,172 -2,314 -12.1%
 
Race 108,075 119,959 110,596
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,313 1.2% 1,361   1,293 20 1.5%
Asian 789 0.7% 1,118   959 -170 -17.7%
Black or African American 12,283 11.4% 15,047   11,883 400 3.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 82 0.1% 76   76 6 7.9%
White 70,205 65.0% 76,311   71,541 -1,336 -1.9%
Information Not Available 23,403 21.7% 26,046   24,844 -1,441 -5.8%
 
Years of Age 108,075 119,959 110,596
Younger than 22 3,229 1.9% 3,356   3,289 -60 -1.8%
22-24 5,998 3.5% 6,251   6,089 -91 -1.5%
25-34 25,021 14.6% 27,054   25,666 -645 -2.5%
35-44 23,946 14.0% 26,877   24,746 -800 -3.2%
45-54 26,887 15.7% 29,839   27,688 -801 -2.9%
55-59 12,050 7.0% 14,223   12,308 -258 -2.1%
60-64 6,977 4.1% 8,126   6,888 89 1.3%
65 and older 3,961 2.3% 4,227   3,922 39 1.0%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 6   0 6 0.0%
 
Industry 108,075 119,959 110,596
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,270 2.1% 2,341   2,422 -152 -6.3%
Mining 1,038 0.9% 969   965 73 7.6%
Utilities 131 0.1% 119   97 34 35.1%
Construction 24,814 22.5% 23,164   26,434 -1,620 -6.1%
Manufacturing 14,102 12.8% 17,710   11,912 2,190 18.4%
Wholesale Trade 3,155 2.9% 3,362   3,439 -284 -8.3%
Retail Trade 5,929 5.4% 5,665   6,392 -463 -7.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,006 3.6% 4,621   3,478 528 15.2%
Information 887 0.8% 906   824 63 7.6%
Finance and Insurance 1,242 1.1% 1,215   1,478 -236 -16.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,230 1.1% 1,159   1,217 13 1.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,376 4.9% 5,541   4,898 478 9.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,874 1.7% 9,693   3,256 -1,382 -42.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 16,063 14.6% 16,611   15,907 156 1.0%
Educational Services 995 0.9% 1,138   1,064 -69 -6.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,774 4.3% 4,759   5,546 -772 -13.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,180 3.8% 4,135   4,314 -134 -3.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,364 4.0% 4,808   4,970 -606 -12.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,170 2.0% 2,052   2,334 -164 -7.0%
Public Administration 1,940 1.8% 1,993   1,978 -38 -1.9%
Information Not Available 7,535 6.8% 7,998   7,671 -136 -1.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 70,258 70,462 66,281
Male 55,203 78.6% 55,380   50,494 4,709 9.3%
Female 15,051 21.4% 15,075   15,779 -728 -4.6%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 7   8 -4 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 70,258 70,462 66,281
Hispanic or Latino 3,018 4.3% 3,112   2,794 224 8.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 60,168 85.6% 60,184   56,742 3,426 6.0%
Information Not Available 7,072 10.1% 7,166   6,745 327 4.8%
 
Race 70,258 70,462 66,281
American Indian or Alaskan Native 837 1.2% 865   842 -5 -0.6%
Asian 1,148 1.6% 1,121   1,124 24 2.1%
Black or African American 3,309 4.7% 3,245   3,370 -61 -1.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 125 0.2% 122   102 23 22.5%
White 59,459 84.6% 59,694   55,811 3,648 6.5%
Information Not Available 5,380 7.7% 5,415   5,032 348 6.9%
 
Years of Age 70,258 70,462 66,281
Younger than 22 1,406 1.1% 1,410   1,384 22 1.6%
22-24 3,786 3.1% 3,753   3,663 123 3.4%
25-34 17,574 14.2% 17,516   16,494 1,080 6.5%
35-44 14,936 12.0% 15,099   13,800 1,136 8.2%
45-54 15,349 12.4% 15,396   15,002 347 2.3%
55-59 8,364 6.7% 8,407   7,912 452 5.7%
60-64 5,696 4.6% 5,685   5,047 649 12.9%
65 and older 3,136 2.5% 3,186   2,961 175 5.9%
Information Not Available 11 0.0% 10   18 -7 -38.9%
 
Industry 70,258 70,462 66,281
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,013 1.4% 1,055   1,031 -18 -1.7%
Mining 1,759 2.5% 1,682   673 1,086 161.4%
Utilities 221 0.3% 265   283 -62 -21.9%
Construction 26,593 37.3% 26,564   23,621 2,972 12.6%
Manufacturing 8,139 11.4% 8,077   7,349 790 10.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,371 3.3% 2,568   2,292 79 3.4%
Retail Trade 3,309 4.6% 3,299   3,753 -444 -11.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,846 2.6% 1,887   1,860 -14 -0.8%
Information 619 0.9% 603   734 -115 -15.7%
Finance and Insurance 999 1.4% 938   1,005 -6 -0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 681 1.0% 668   763 -82 -10.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,942 4.1% 2,891   2,737 205 7.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,325 1.9% 1,273   898 427 47.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,528 9.2% 6,513   6,747 -219 -3.2%
Educational Services 918 1.3% 923   951 -33 -3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,744 3.9% 2,630   2,956 -212 -7.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,204 1.7% 1,270   1,260 -56 -4.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,262 3.2% 2,323   2,480 -218 -8.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,506 2.1% 1,547   1,504 2 0.1%
Public Administration 1,409 2.0% 1,501   1,375 34 2.5%
Information Not Available 1,870 2.6% 1,985   2,009 -139 -6.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 41,975 41,727 46,818
Male 27,006 64.3% 26,465   29,940 -2,934 -9.8%
Female 14,918 35.5% 15,202   16,820 -1,902 -11.3%
Information Not Available 51 0.1% 60   58 -7 -12.1%
 
Ethnicity 41,975 41,727 46,818
Hispanic or Latino 1,919 4.6% 1,762   1,896 23 1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,390 79.5% 32,501   35,404 -2,014 -5.7%
Information Not Available 6,666 15.9% 7,464   9,518 -2,852 -30.0%
 
Race 41,975 41,727 46,818
American Indian or Alaskan Native 267 0.6% 284   285 -18 -6.3%
Asian 205 0.5% 217   230 -25 -10.9%
Black or African American 6,646 15.8% 6,926   7,041 -395 -5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1,422 3.4% 1,410   1,355 67 4.9%
White 30,574 72.8% 29,409   32,297 -1,723 -5.3%
Information Not Available 2,861 6.8% 3,481   5,610 -2,749 -49.0%
 
Years of Age 41,975 41,727 46,818
Younger than 22 782 1.1% 734   841 -59 -7.0%
22-24 1,915 2.8% 1,866   2,182 -267 -12.2%
25-34 9,873 14.2% 9,426   10,792 -919 -8.5%
35-44 9,423 13.6% 9,241   10,392 -969 -9.3%
45-54 9,781 14.1% 9,975   11,699 -1,918 -16.4%
55-59 4,824 6.9% 4,855   5,214 -390 -7.5%
60-64 3,008 4.3% 3,082   3,202 -194 -6.1%
65 and older 2,368 3.4% 2,546   2,494 -126 -5.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   2 -1 -50.0%
 
Industry 41,975 41,727 46,818
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 494 1.2% 557   533 -39 -7.3%
Mining 270 0.6% 223   223 47 21.1%
Utilities 38 0.1% 65   64 -26 -40.6%
Construction 9,124 21.5% 8,023   9,046 78 0.9%
Manufacturing 4,312 10.2% 6,148   6,360 -2,048 -32.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,313 3.1% 1,188   1,508 -195 -12.9%
Retail Trade 3,384 8.0% 2,992   3,844 -460 -12.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,385 3.3% 1,541   1,689 -304 -18.0%
Information 525 1.2% 529   684 -159 -23.2%
Finance and Insurance 806 1.9% 708   1,000 -194 -19.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 649 1.5% 596   687 -38 -5.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,539 3.6% 1,465   1,440 99 6.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 199 0.5% 211   275 -76 -27.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,842 13.8% 5,375   6,220 -378 -6.1%
Educational Services 526 1.2% 567   661 -135 -20.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,916 6.9% 2,572   3,380 -464 -13.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,990 4.7% 2,140   1,850 140 7.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,947 9.3% 4,116   4,337 -390 -9.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 846 2.0% 812   1,022 -176 -17.2%
Public Administration 436 1.0% 423   499 -63 -12.6%
Information Not Available 1,434 3.4% 1,476   1,496 -62 -4.1%
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Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Feb 2016 Percent Jan 2016     Feb 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,515 14,523 13,787
Male 8,278 61.3% 8,801   8,131 147 1.8%