Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

October 2016

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
October 2016
Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Monthly Change Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,727,601 1,750,479 -22,878 1,838,846 -111,245 -6.0
Alaska 7,940 6,771 1,169 7,329 611 8.3
Alabama 19,218 19,618 -400 20,646 -1,428 -6.9
Arkansas 13,273 13,861 -588 18,173 -4,900 -27.0
Arizona 29,252 31,407 -2,155 30,637 -1,385 -4.5
California 318,141 321,497 -3,356 328,119 -9,978 -3.0
Colorado 23,575 22,572 1,003 24,954 -1,379 -5.5
Connecticut 32,843 33,355 -512 32,431 412 1.3
District of Columbia 8,073 7,781 292 8,343 -270 -3.2
Delaware 4,819 4,720 99 5,365 -546 -10.2
Florida 45,894 51,476 -5,582 58,174 -12,280 -21.1
Georgia 31,504 29,871 1,633 35,144 -3,640 -10.4
Hawaii 7,245 7,092 153 6,415 830 12.9
Iowa 14,712 14,674 38 16,188 -1,476 -9.1
Idaho 5,410 5,191 219 5,711 -301 -5.3
Illinois 92,072 94,483 -2,411 98,953 -6,881 -7.0
Indiana 19,135 19,470 -335 19,948 -813 -4.1
Kansas 10,147 10,857 -710 11,733 -1,586 -13.5
Kentucky 18,132 18,682 -550 18,431 -299 -1.6
Louisiana 24,165 25,695 -1,530 20,220 3,945 19.5
Massachusetts 46,636 48,519 -1,883 47,423 -787 -1.7
Maryland 32,316 32,425 -109 35,038 -2,722 -7.8
Maine 3,641 3,717 -76 3,949 -308 -7.8
Michigan 47,398 47,082 316 49,199 -1,801 -3.7
Minnesota 26,713 26,415 298 28,572 -1,859 -6.5
Missouri 20,939 24,889 -3,950 24,581 -3,642 -14.8
Mississippi 11,120 11,809 -689 12,072 -952 -7.9
Montana 4,776 3,776 1,000 4,924 -148 -3.0
North Carolina 23,425 22,703 722 25,661 -2,236 -8.7
North Dakota 2,240 2,419 -179 2,347 -107 -4.6
Nebraska 3,456 3,454 2 4,498 -1,042 -23.2
New Hampshire 3,431 3,438 -7 3,823 -392 -10.3
New Jersey 84,515 83,124 1,391 87,885 -3,370 -3.8
New Mexico 10,338 10,528 -190 10,696 -358 -3.3
Nevada 20,644 20,225 419 23,568 -2,924 -12.4
New York 129,151 125,455 3,696 136,453 -7,302 -5.4
Ohio 45,853 47,587 -1,734 46,986 -1,133 -2.4
Oklahoma 19,248 19,641 -393 21,022 -1,774 -8.4
Oregon 24,651 23,914 737 27,993 -3,342 -11.9
Pennsylvania 102,938 103,000 -62 113,589 -10,651 -9.4
Puerto Rico 19,554 19,489 65 25,325 -5,771 -22.8
Rhode Island 6,697 7,027 -330 6,954 -257 -3.7
South Carolina 18,861 18,533 328 20,978 -2,117 -10.1
South Dakota 1,137 1,063 74 1,013 124 12.2
Tennessee 17,205 17,318 -113 22,538 -5,333 -23.7
Texas 155,227 163,620 -8,393 151,813 3,414 2.2
Utah 8,689 8,771 -82 9,054 -365 -4.0
Virginia 27,937 28,520 -583 30,473 -2,536 -8.3
Virgin Islands 347 409 -62 475 -128 -26.9
Vermont 2,673 2,510 163 2,724 -51 -1.9
Washington 40,269 38,262 2,007 44,118 -3,849 -8.7
Wisconsin 25,316 26,064 -748 30,147 -4,831 -16.0
West Virginia 11,222 12,004 -782 12,944 -1,722 -13.3
Wyoming 3,488 3,696 -208 3,097 391 12.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,727,601   1,750,479   1,838,846 -111,245 -6.0
Male 937,162 54.2% 948,220   996,152 -58,990 -5.9%
Female 777,215 45.0% 788,520   829,069 -51,854 -6.3%
Information Not Available 13,224 0.8% 13,739   13,625 -401 -2.9%
 
Ethnicity 1,727,601   1,750,479   1,838,846    
Hispanic or Latino 321,646 18.6% 323,097   340,517 -18,871 -5.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,173,057 83.4% 1,190,483   1,259,208 -86,151 -6.8%
Information Not Available 232,900 11.9% 236,900   239,122 -6,222 -2.6%
 
Race 1,727,601   1,750,479   1,838,846
American Indian or Alaskan Native 22,721 1.3% 22,811   22,502 219 1.0%
Asian 64,309 3.7% 62,856   66,180 -1,871 -2.8%
Black or African American 332,979 19.2% 340,958   349,545 -16,566 -4.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10,988 0.6% 11,050   9,457 1,531 16.2%
White 862,964 49.9% 879,680   940,489 -77,525 -8.2%
Information Not Available 437,062 25.2% 436,282   454,667 -17,605 -3.9%
 
Years of Age 1,727,601   1,750,479   1,838,846
Younger than 22 31,099 1.8% 32,250   37,047 -5,948 -16.1%
22-24 74,221 4.3% 75,061   90,045 -15,824 -17.6%
25-34 407,377 23.6% 413,032   435,844 -28,467 -6.5%
35-44 374,557 21.7% 384,351   402,719 -28,162 -7.0%
45-54 400,108 23.2% 405,820   424,667 -24,559 -5.8%
55-59 190,442 11.0% 189,797   199,002 -8,560 -4.3%
60-64 137,774 8.0% 137,351   136,761 1,013 0.7%
65 and older 98,866 5.7% 99,025   96,402 2,464 2.6%
Information Not Available 13,157 0.8% 13,792   16,359 -3,202 -19.6%
 
Industry 1,727,601   1,750,479   1,838,846
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 46,443 2.7% 44,513   48,646 -2,203 -4.5%
Mining 20,378 1.2% 25,083   34,039 -13,661 -40.1%
Utilities 3,601 0.2% 4,317   3,461 140 4.0%
Construction 159,820 9.3% 164,356   159,287 533 0.3%
Manufacturing 186,618 10.8% 188,166   204,594 -17,976 -8.8%
Wholesale Trade 67,501 3.9% 68,949   69,470 -1,969 -2.8%
Retail Trade 140,314 8.1% 141,673   147,990 -7,676 -5.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 57,286 3.3% 56,954   57,933 -647 -1.1%
Information 57,345 3.3% 58,855   55,796 1,549 2.8%
Finance and Insurance 54,351 3.1% 55,407   55,933 -1,582 -2.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 24,976 1.4% 25,586   27,166 -2,190 -8.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 107,362 6.2% 110,114   107,094 268 0.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,112 0.6% 11,433   11,395 -283 -2.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 228,848 13.2% 229,097   238,590 -9,742 -4.1%
Educational Services 56,566 3.3% 61,189   59,170 -2,604 -4.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 152,247 8.8% 155,097   167,467 -15,220 -9.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 25,048 1.4% 23,100   28,146 -3,098 -11.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 94,080 5.4% 90,383   101,058 -6,978 -6.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 44,284 2.6% 46,244   50,093 -5,809 -11.6%
Public Administration 30,623 1.8% 28,978   34,875 -4,252 -12.2%
Information Not Available 158,798 9.2% 160,985   176,643 -17,845 -10.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,940 6,771 7,329 611 8.3
Male 4,706 59.3% 3,829   4,279 427 10.0%
Female 3,206 40.4% 2,920   3,027 179 5.9%
Information Not Available 28 0.4% 22   23 5 21.7%
 
Ethnicity 7,940   6,771   7,329    
Hispanic or Latino 10 0.1% 12   10 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,529 94.8% 6,457   6,970 559 8.0%
Information Not Available 401 5.1% 302   349 52 14.9%
 
Race 7,940 6,771 7,329
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,128 26.8% 2,022   2,082 46 2.2%
Asian 548 6.9% 441   517 31 6.0%
Black or African American 341 4.3% 322   375 -34 -9.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 200 2.5% 160   126 74 58.7%
White 4,314 54.3% 3,516   3,872 442 11.4%
Information Not Available 409 5.2% 310   357 52 14.6%
 
Years of Age 7,940 6,771 7,329
Younger than 22 141 1.2% 106   114 27 23.7%
22-24 388 3.3% 325   302 86 28.5%
25-34 2,315 19.8% 1,963   2,011 304 15.1%
35-44 1,785 15.2% 1,503   1,600 185 11.6%
45-54 1,655 14.1% 1,470   1,644 11 0.7%
55-59 826 7.0% 713   841 -15 -1.8%
60-64 536 4.6% 448   555 -19 -3.4%
65 and older 294 2.5% 243   262 32 12.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,940 6,771 7,329
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 48 0.6% 29   34 14 41.2%
Mining 408 5.1% 517   423 -15 -3.5%
Utilities 34 0.4% 27   29 5 17.2%
Construction 1,316 16.5% 926   1,318 -2 -0.2%
Manufacturing 697 8.7% 464   697 0 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 132 1.7% 131   101 31 30.7%
Retail Trade 698 8.7% 634   580 118 20.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 429 5.4% 285   372 57 15.3%
Information 99 1.2% 93   79 20 25.3%
Finance and Insurance 134 1.7% 130   115 19 16.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 161 2.0% 145   126 35 27.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 323 4.0% 321   273 50 18.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.3% 22   14 12 85.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 445 5.6% 334   416 29 7.0%
Educational Services 212 2.7% 225   246 -34 -13.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 615 7.7% 684   546 69 12.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 125 1.6% 82   98 27 27.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 727 9.1% 554   595 132 22.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 285 3.6% 293   212 73 34.4%
Public Administration 739 9.3% 620   808 -69 -8.5%
Information Not Available 287 3.6% 255   247 40 16.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,218 19,618 20,646
Male 9,816 51.1% 10,283   10,733 -917 -8.5%
Female 9,392 48.9% 9,282   9,891 -499 -5.0%
Information Not Available 10 0.1% 53   22 -12 -54.5%
 
Ethnicity 19,218 19,618 20,646
Hispanic or Latino 260 1.4% 263   234 26 11.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,067 73.2% 14,231   14,716 -649 -4.4%
Information Not Available 4,891 25.5% 5,124   5,696 -805 -14.1%
 
Race 19,218 19,618 20,646
American Indian or Alaskan Native 999 5.2% 1,154   1,025 -26 -2.5%
Asian 552 2.9% 578   494 58 11.7%
Black or African American 8,159 42.5% 8,209   8,482 -323 -3.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1% 13   25 -9 -36.0%
White 8,561 44.5% 8,684   9,669 -1,108 -11.5%
Information Not Available 931 4.8% 980   951 -20 -2.1%
 
Years of Age 19,218 19,618 20,646
Younger than 22 54 0.2% 56   518 -464 -89.6%
22-24 63 0.2% 63   1,254 -1,191 -95.0%
25-34 664 2.6% 679   5,401 -4,737 -87.7%
35-44 2,962 11.6% 3,076   4,841 -1,879 -38.8%
45-54 4,172 16.4% 4,221   4,502 -330 -7.3%
55-59 2,134 8.4% 2,244   1,928 206 10.7%
60-64 2,344 9.2% 2,406   1,246 1,098 88.1%
65 and older 6,819 26.8% 6,869   946 5,873 620.8%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 4   10 -4 -40.0%
 
Industry 19,218 19,618 20,646
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 180 0.9% 160   193 -13 -6.7%
Mining 181 0.9% 216   243 -62 -25.5%
Utilities 46 0.2% 35   41 5 12.2%
Construction 1,687 8.7% 2,034   1,680 7 0.4%
Manufacturing 3,240 16.7% 3,214   3,514 -274 -7.8%
Wholesale Trade 712 3.7% 711   797 -85 -10.7%
Retail Trade 2,380 12.3% 2,298   2,379 1 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 575 3.0% 575   603 -28 -4.6%
Information 211 1.1% 214   261 -50 -19.2%
Finance and Insurance 516 2.7% 536   614 -98 -16.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 265 1.4% 254   284 -19 -6.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,036 5.3% 1,147   1,112 -76 -6.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.3% 69   59 -1 -1.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,751 14.2% 2,640   2,964 -213 -7.2%
Educational Services 554 2.9% 564   560 -6 -1.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,542 7.9% 1,477   1,791 -249 -13.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 117 0.6% 107   125 -8 -6.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,330 6.9% 1,291   1,425 -95 -6.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 454 2.3% 429   503 -49 -9.7%
Public Administration 288 1.5% 253   291 -3 -1.0%
Information Not Available 1,095 5.6% 1,394   1,207 -112 -9.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,273 13,861 18,173
Male 6,589 49.6% 7,022   9,268 -2,679 -28.9%
Female 5,716 43.1% 5,799   7,775 -2,059 -26.5%
Information Not Available 968 7.3% 1,040   1,130 -162 -14.3%
 
Ethnicity 13,273 13,861 18,173
Hispanic or Latino 69 0.5% 111   223 -154 -69.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,236 92.2% 12,710   16,820 -4,584 -27.3%
Information Not Available 968 7.3% 1,040   1,130 -162 -14.3%
 
Race 13,273 13,861 18,173
American Indian or Alaskan Native 158 1.2% 168   168 -10 -6.0%
Asian 26 0.2% 25   22 4 18.2%
Black or African American 3,749 28.2% 3,957   5,169 -1,420 -27.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 608 4.6% 619   596 12 2.0%
White 7,695 58.0% 7,941   10,865 -3,170 -29.2%
Information Not Available 1,037 7.8% 1,151   1,353 -316 -23.4%
 
Years of Age 13,273 13,861 18,173
Younger than 22 299 1.5% 307   471 -172 -36.5%
22-24 620 3.1% 594   901 -281 -31.2%
25-34 2,847 14.2% 2,991   4,226 -1,379 -32.6%
35-44 2,990 14.9% 3,109   3,903 -913 -23.4%
45-54 2,840 14.2% 2,968   4,011 -1,171 -29.2%
55-59 1,250 6.2% 1,337   1,670 -420 -25.1%
60-64 903 4.5% 954   1,148 -245 -21.3%
65 and older 556 2.8% 561   713 -157 -22.0%
Information Not Available 968 4.8% 1,040   1,130 -162 -14.3%
 
Industry 13,273 13,861 18,173
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 178 1.3% 113   201 -23 -11.4%
Mining 116 0.9% 154   388 -272 -70.1%
Utilities 29 0.2% 25   43 -14 -32.6%
Construction 1,046 7.8% 1,057   1,271 -225 -17.7%
Manufacturing 2,059 15.3% 2,443   3,268 -1,209 -37.0%
Wholesale Trade 569 4.2% 558   843 -274 -32.5%
Retail Trade 1,381 10.3% 1,364   1,578 -197 -12.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 539 4.0% 474   635 -96 -15.1%
Information 172 1.3% 132   239 -67 -28.0%
Finance and Insurance 220 1.6% 244   306 -86 -28.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 179 1.3% 166   279 -100 -35.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 463 3.4% 533   665 -202 -30.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 41 0.3% 34   47 -6 -12.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,299 9.7% 1,345   1,836 -537 -29.2%
Educational Services 385 2.9% 371   387 -2 -0.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,490 11.1% 1,569   1,998 -508 -25.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 127 0.9% 127   159 -32 -20.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 645 4.8% 630   964 -319 -33.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 294 2.2% 309   395 -101 -25.6%
Public Administration 280 2.1% 270   350 -70 -20.0%
Information Not Available 1,761 13.1% 1,943   2,321 -560 -24.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,252 31,407 30,637
Male 15,612 53.4% 16,946   16,459 -847 -5.1%
Female 13,624 46.6% 14,443   14,160 -536 -3.8%
Information Not Available 16 0.1% 18   18 -2 -11.1%
 
Ethnicity 29,252 31,407 30,637
Hispanic or Latino 10,443 35.7% 12,267   11,072 -629 -5.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,033 44.6% 13,128   13,907 -874 -6.3%
Information Not Available 5,776 19.7% 6,012   5,658 118 2.1%
 
Race 29,252 31,407 30,637
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,831 6.3% 1,918   1,822 9 0.5%
Asian 1,787 6.1% 2,006   1,528 259 17.0%
Black or African American 2,292 7.8% 2,347   2,315 -23 -1.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 312 1.1% 277   318 -6 -1.9%
White 15,235 52.1% 15,884   18,105 -2,870 -15.9%
Information Not Available 7,795 26.6% 8,975   6,549 1,246 19.0%
 
Years of Age 29,252 31,407 30,637
Younger than 22 602 1.4% 752   630 -28 -4.4%
22-24 1,423 3.4% 1,632   1,461 -38 -2.6%
25-34 6,590 15.7% 6,992   6,995 -405 -5.8%
35-44 6,190 14.7% 6,450   6,578 -388 -5.9%
45-54 6,998 16.7% 7,548   7,509 -511 -6.8%
55-59 3,448 8.2% 3,573   3,519 -71 -2.0%
60-64 2,457 5.8% 2,713   2,375 82 3.5%
65 and older 1,544 3.7% 1,747   1,570 -26 -1.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 29,252 31,407 30,637
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,864 8.9% 4,235   2,886 -22 -0.8%
Mining 89 0.3% 121   209 -120 -57.4%
Utilities 49 0.2% 57   70 -21 -30.0%
Construction 1,870 5.8% 1,879   2,146 -276 -12.9%
Manufacturing 1,709 5.3% 1,620   1,625 84 5.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,145 3.6% 1,290   1,275 -130 -10.2%
Retail Trade 2,305 7.2% 2,385   2,392 -87 -3.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 705 2.2% 683   717 -12 -1.7%
Information 451 1.4% 462   461 -10 -2.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,081 3.4% 1,134   1,094 -13 -1.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 537 1.7% 510   571 -34 -6.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,482 4.6% 1,565   1,475 7 0.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 105 0.3% 100   124 -19 -15.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,647 11.4% 3,738   3,864 -217 -5.6%
Educational Services 904 2.8% 888   959 -55 -5.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,409 7.5% 2,467   2,495 -86 -3.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 273 0.9% 282   336 -63 -18.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,408 4.4% 1,482   1,587 -179 -11.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 548 1.7% 588   658 -110 -16.7%
Public Administration 729 2.3% 676   764 -35 -4.6%
Information Not Available 4,942 15.4% 5,245   4,929 13 0.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 318,141 321,497 328,119
Male 173,781 54.6% 174,699   174,293 -512 -0.3%
Female 144,170 45.3% 146,606   153,641 -9,471 -6.2%
Information Not Available 190 0.1% 192   185 5 2.7%
 
Ethnicity 318,141 321,497 328,119
Hispanic or Latino 123,384 38.8% 119,279   125,858 -2,474 -2.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 166,094 52.2% 170,576   171,885 -5,791 -3.4%
Information Not Available 28,663 9.0% 31,642   30,376 -1,713 -5.6%
 
Race 318,141 321,497 328,119
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,322 1.0% 3,260   2,315 1,007 43.5%
Asian 30,751 9.7% 28,957   34,081 -3,330 -9.8%
Black or African American 30,466 9.6% 32,504   27,876 2,590 9.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 101,555 31.9% 105,855   107,613 -6,058 -5.6%
Information Not Available 152,047 47.8% 150,921   156,234 -4,187 -2.7%
 
Years of Age 318,141 321,497 328,119
Younger than 22 7,498 1.9% 8,534   7,687 -189 -2.5%
22-24 14,806 3.7% 15,150   18,337 -3,531 -19.3%
25-34 84,281 21.3% 85,624   78,998 5,283 6.7%
35-44 65,109 16.5% 67,022   70,291 -5,182 -7.4%
45-54 71,847 18.2% 73,159   72,884 -1,037 -1.4%
55-59 32,459 8.2% 30,970   35,562 -3,103 -8.7%
60-64 24,867 6.3% 23,491   25,375 -508 -2.0%
65 and older 17,274 4.4% 17,451   18,985 -1,711 -9.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 96   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 318,141 321,497 328,119
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 34,453 9.8% 30,491   35,655 -1,202 -3.4%
Mining 1,803 0.5% 2,589   1,852 -49 -2.6%
Utilities 569 0.2% 1,246   926 -357 -38.6%
Construction 26,575 7.5% 27,327   25,190 1,385 5.5%
Manufacturing 28,378 8.0% 29,244   33,988 -5,610 -16.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,519 0.4% 1,630   1,667 -148 -8.9%
Retail Trade 25,341 7.2% 24,354   26,116 -775 -3.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,213 2.0% 6,999   8,613 -1,400 -16.3%
Information 29,707 8.4% 30,683   26,301 3,406 13.0%
Finance and Insurance 6,834 1.9% 6,808   7,316 -482 -6.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,708 0.5% 2,685   2,130 -422 -19.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,118 2.0% 6,904   7,316 -198 -2.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 67,956 19.3% 65,393   64,088 3,868 6.0%
Educational Services 13,003 3.7% 14,766   13,336 -333 -2.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 23,728 6.7% 24,258   25,097 -1,369 -5.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,505 1.6% 5,561   6,668 -1,163 -17.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,857 3.9% 16,396   15,281 -1,424 -9.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 8,827 2.5% 9,301   10,465 -1,638 -15.7%
Public Administration 3,322 0.9% 3,548   4,167 -845 -20.3%
Information Not Available 10,725 3.0% 11,314   11,947 -1,222 -10.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,575 22,572 24,954
Male 12,670 53.7% 12,055   13,751 -1,081 -7.9%
Female 10,904 46.3% 10,516   11,203 -299 -2.7%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,575 22,572 24,954
Hispanic or Latino 4,263 18.1% 4,192   4,824 -561 -11.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,993 72.1% 16,217   17,791 -798 -4.5%
Information Not Available 2,319 9.8% 2,163   2,339 -20 -0.9%
 
Race 23,575 22,572 24,954
American Indian or Alaskan Native 429 1.8% 420   464 -35 -7.5%
Asian 545 2.3% 533   480 65 13.5%
Black or African American 1,459 6.2% 1,442   1,593 -134 -8.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 91 0.4% 80   108 -17 -15.7%
White 16,671 70.7% 15,909   17,737 -1,066 -6.0%
Information Not Available 4,380 18.6% 4,188   4,572 -192 -4.2%
 
Years of Age 23,575 22,572 24,954
Younger than 22 224 0.6% 210   299 -75 -25.1%
22-24 599 1.6% 582   879 -280 -31.9%
25-34 5,140 13.5% 4,872   5,601 -461 -8.2%
35-44 5,437 14.3% 5,227   5,650 -213 -3.8%
45-54 5,770 15.2% 5,522   6,123 -353 -5.8%
55-59 2,969 7.8% 2,882   3,109 -140 -4.5%
60-64 2,218 5.8% 2,131   2,129 89 4.2%
65 and older 1,210 3.2% 1,140   1,161 49 4.2%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 6   3 5 166.7%
 
Industry 23,575 22,572 24,954
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 174 0.7% 169   214 -40 -18.7%
Mining 675 2.8% 745   1,165 -490 -42.1%
Utilities 51 0.2% 45   36 15 41.7%
Construction 2,047 8.6% 2,010   2,515 -468 -18.6%
Manufacturing 1,627 6.9% 1,694   1,850 -223 -12.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,353 5.7% 1,338   1,229 124 10.1%
Retail Trade 2,169 9.1% 2,104   2,066 103 5.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 782 3.3% 718   909 -127 -14.0%
Information 1,010 4.3% 971   900 110 12.2%
Finance and Insurance 957 4.0% 983   999 -42 -4.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 597 2.5% 545   508 89 17.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,453 10.3% 2,421   2,548 -95 -3.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 327 1.4% 322   301 26 8.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,590 10.9% 2,486   2,672 -82 -3.1%
Educational Services 815 3.4% 844   824 -9 -1.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,045 8.6% 1,958   2,004 41 2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 555 2.3% 352   592 -37 -6.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,557 6.6% 1,217   1,670 -113 -6.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 642 2.7% 629   651 -9 -1.4%
Public Administration 518 2.2% 450   540 -22 -4.1%
Information Not Available 631 2.7% 571   761 -130 -17.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,843 33,355 32,431
Male 17,274 52.6% 17,287   17,172 102 0.6%
Female 15,569 47.4% 16,068   15,259 310 2.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,843 33,355 32,431
Hispanic or Latino 5,052 15.4% 4,919   5,010 42 0.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,791 84.6% 28,436   27,421 370 1.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 32,843 33,355 32,431
American Indian or Alaskan Native 131 0.4% 129   114 17 14.9%
Asian 661 2.0% 703   673 -12 -1.8%
Black or African American 5,583 17.0% 5,736   5,260 323 6.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,352 55.9% 18,707   17,589 763 4.3%
Information Not Available 8,116 24.7% 8,080   8,795 -679 -7.7%
 
Years of Age 32,843 33,355 32,431
Younger than 22 585 1.2% 553   1,042 -457 -43.9%
22-24 1,438 3.0% 1,401   1,828 -390 -21.3%
25-34 7,473 15.5% 7,559   7,226 247 3.4%
35-44 6,439 13.4% 6,475   6,403 36 0.6%
45-54 7,555 15.7% 7,678   7,683 -128 -1.7%
55-59 3,939 8.2% 4,092   3,714 225 6.1%
60-64 3,024 6.3% 3,177   2,597 427 16.4%
65 and older 2,390 5.0% 2,420   1,938 452 23.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 32,843 33,355 32,431
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 162 0.5% 105   241 -79 -32.8%
Mining 5 0.0% 3   11 -6 -54.5%
Utilities 55 0.2% 58   50 5 10.0%
Construction 3,098 9.4% 2,945   2,407 691 28.7%
Manufacturing 3,605 10.9% 3,682   4,440 -835 -18.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,379 4.2% 1,463   1,407 -28 -2.0%
Retail Trade 3,861 11.7% 4,020   3,828 33 0.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,716 5.2% 1,760   1,253 463 37.0%
Information 650 2.0% 686   631 19 3.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,465 4.4% 1,520   1,160 305 26.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 506 1.5% 498   479 27 5.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,020 6.1% 2,056   1,966 54 2.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 276 0.8% 280   260 16 6.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,708 11.2% 3,686   3,754 -46 -1.2%
Educational Services 1,250 3.8% 1,341   1,207 43 3.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,412 13.4% 4,490   4,379 33 0.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 596 1.8% 586   712 -116 -16.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,934 5.9% 2,023   2,051 -117 -5.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 998 3.0% 986   1,209 -211 -17.5%
Public Administration 647 2.0% 689   472 175 37.1%
Information Not Available 500 1.5% 478   514 -14 -2.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,073 7,781 8,343
Male 3,632 45.0% 3,479   3,720 -88 -2.4%
Female 4,441 55.0% 4,302   4,621 -180 -3.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,073 7,781 8,343
Hispanic or Latino 659 8.2% 565   559 100 17.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,368 91.3% 7,178   7,741 -373 -4.8%
Information Not Available 46 0.6% 38   43 3 7.0%
 
Race 8,073 7,781 8,343
American Indian or Alaskan Native 37 0.5% 30   33 4 12.1%
Asian 223 2.8% 202   231 -8 -3.5%
Black or African American 5,543 68.7% 5,427   6,021 -478 -7.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.3% 24   17 7 41.2%
White 1,537 19.0% 1,463   1,501 36 2.4%
Information Not Available 709 8.8% 635   540 169 31.3%
 
Years of Age 8,073 7,781 8,343
Younger than 22 120 1.3% 118   168 -48 -28.6%
22-24 450 5.0% 410   513 -63 -12.3%
25-34 2,266 25.2% 2,132   2,332 -66 -2.8%
35-44 1,784 19.9% 1,773   1,866 -82 -4.4%
45-54 1,670 18.6% 1,686   1,820 -150 -8.2%
55-59 810 9.0% 772   784 26 3.3%
60-64 634 7.1% 581   533 101 18.9%
65 and older 339 3.8% 309   327 12 3.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,073 7,781 8,343
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 20 0.2% 8   13 7 53.8%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 3   1 1 100.0%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.0% 3   3 -1 -33.3%
Retail Trade 18 0.2% 19   16 2 12.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 7 0.1% 4   8 -1 -12.5%
Information 8 0.1% 9   12 -4 -33.3%
Finance and Insurance 10 0.1% 11   9 1 11.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 8 0.1% 4   5 3 60.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 45 0.6% 49   44 1 2.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 2   4 -4 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 54 0.7% 53   31 23 74.2%
Educational Services 13 0.2% 10   13 0 0.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 12 0.1% 14   10 2 20.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 11   0 1 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 21 0.3% 20   13 8 61.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 14 0.2% 10   9 5 55.6%
Public Administration 4 0.0% 4   3 1 33.3%
Information Not Available 7,834 97.0% 7,547   8,149 -315 -3.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,819 4,720 5,365
Male 2,050 42.5% 2,002   2,319 -269 -11.6%
Female 2,433 50.5% 2,439   2,741 -308 -11.2%
Information Not Available 336 7.0% 279   305 31 10.2%
 
Ethnicity 4,819 4,720 5,365
Hispanic or Latino 279 5.8% 281   410 -131 -32.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,206 87.2% 4,161   4,651 -445 -9.6%
Information Not Available 336 7.0% 279   305 31 10.2%
 
Race 4,819 4,720 5,365
American Indian or Alaskan Native 17 0.4% 17   12 5 41.7%
Asian 94 1.9% 97   98 -4 -4.1%
Black or African American 1,953 40.3% 1,972   2,262 -309 -13.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 8 0.2% 3   7 1 14.3%
White 2,481 51.2% 2,408   2,801 -320 -11.4%
Information Not Available 291 6.0% 223   185 106 57.3%
 
Years of Age 4,819 4,720 5,365
Younger than 22 82 1.2% 67   111 -29 -26.1%
22-24 235 3.4% 236   251 -16 -6.4%
25-34 1,152 16.6% 1,087   1,256 -104 -8.3%
35-44 978 14.1% 980   1,094 -116 -10.6%
45-54 1,167 16.9% 1,119   1,352 -185 -13.7%
55-59 545 7.9% 580   592 -47 -7.9%
60-64 375 5.4% 363   378 -3 -0.8%
65 and older 240 3.5% 238   280 -40 -14.3%
Information Not Available 45 0.6% 50   51 -6 -11.8%
 
Industry 4,819 4,720 5,365
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 15 0.3% 13   8 7 87.5%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 8 0.2% 11   7 1 14.3%
Construction 245 5.1% 238   310 -65 -21.0%
Manufacturing 334 6.9% 331   307 27 8.8%
Wholesale Trade 189 3.9% 168   184 5 2.7%
Retail Trade 695 14.4% 712   836 -141 -16.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 200 4.1% 187   228 -28 -12.3%
Information 72 1.5% 65   81 -9 -11.1%
Finance and Insurance 488 10.1% 488   465 23 4.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 102 2.1% 103   93 9 9.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 328 6.8% 360   324 4 1.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 0.4% 11   15 2 13.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 795 16.4% 772   927 -132 -14.2%
Educational Services 105 2.2% 101   165 -60 -36.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 623 12.9% 609   718 -95 -13.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 69 1.4% 60   59 10 16.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 374 7.7% 317   399 -25 -6.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 98 2.0% 116   172 -74 -43.0%
Public Administration 45 0.9% 41   52 -7 -13.5%
Information Not Available 17 0.4% 17   15 2 13.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,894 51,476 58,174
Male 21,321 46.5% 23,996   27,124 -5,803 -21.4%
Female 24,376 53.1% 27,250   30,972 -6,596 -21.3%
Information Not Available 197 0.4% 230   78 119 152.6%
 
Ethnicity 45,894 51,476 58,174
Hispanic or Latino 11,430 24.9% 13,145   15,312 -3,882 -25.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,385 66.2% 33,993   38,405 -8,020 -20.9%
Information Not Available 4,079 8.9% 4,338   4,457 -378 -8.5%
 
Race 45,894 51,476 58,174
American Indian or Alaskan Native 266 0.6% 322   310 -44 -14.2%
Asian 757 1.6% 781   817 -60 -7.3%
Black or African American 11,979 26.1% 13,604   15,437 -3,458 -22.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 210 0.5% 256   284 -74 -26.1%
White 27,407 59.7% 30,952   35,143 -7,736 -22.0%
Information Not Available 5,275 11.5% 5,561   6,183 -908 -14.7%
 
Years of Age 45,894 51,476 58,174
Younger than 22 432 0.6% 506   581 -149 -25.6%
22-24 1,248 1.8% 1,473   1,876 -628 -33.5%
25-34 9,135 13.1% 9,893   11,902 -2,767 -23.2%
35-44 9,081 13.0% 10,127   11,546 -2,465 -21.3%
45-54 9,716 13.9% 11,222   12,466 -2,750 -22.1%
55-59 4,966 7.1% 5,654   6,219 -1,253 -20.1%
60-64 3,494 5.0% 4,100   4,267 -773 -18.1%
65 and older 2,500 3.6% 3,071   3,171 -671 -21.2%
Information Not Available 5,322 7.6% 5,430   6,146 -824 -13.4%
 
Industry 45,894 51,476 58,174
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,374 2.9% 2,594   1,743 -369 -21.2%
Mining 165 0.3% 172   157 8 5.1%
Utilities 57 0.1% 51   81 -24 -29.6%
Construction 2,449 5.2% 2,627   2,902 -453 -15.6%
Manufacturing 2,192 4.6% 2,457   2,778 -586 -21.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,916 4.1% 2,128   2,493 -577 -23.1%
Retail Trade 4,404 9.3% 4,825   5,620 -1,216 -21.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,322 2.8% 1,459   1,521 -199 -13.1%
Information 961 2.0% 955   1,054 -93 -8.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,769 3.7% 1,919   2,237 -468 -20.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,027 2.2% 1,179   1,457 -430 -29.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,405 7.2% 3,738   4,397 -992 -22.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 413 0.9% 442   492 -79 -16.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,872 16.7% 8,444   9,489 -1,617 -17.0%
Educational Services 1,533 3.2% 1,667   1,822 -289 -15.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,253 9.0% 4,854   6,167 -1,914 -31.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 865 1.8% 1,183   1,083 -218 -20.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,495 7.4% 3,987   4,467 -972 -21.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,151 2.4% 1,347   1,825 -674 -36.9%
Public Administration 625 1.3% 635   994 -369 -37.1%
Information Not Available 4,646 9.8% 4,813   5,395 -749 -13.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 31,504 29,871 35,144
Male 14,896 47.3% 13,454   16,678 -1,782 -10.7%
Female 15,091 47.9% 14,929   17,885 -2,794 -15.6%
Information Not Available 1,517 4.8% 1,488   581 936 161.1%
 
Ethnicity 31,504 29,871 35,144
Hispanic or Latino 114 0.4% 42   40 74 185.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 29,873 94.8% 28,341   34,523 -4,650 -13.5%
Information Not Available 1,517 4.8% 1,488   581 936 161.1%
 
Race 31,504 29,871 35,144
American Indian or Alaskan Native 154 0.5% 110   159 -5 -3.1%
Asian 438 1.4% 445   522 -84 -16.1%
Black or African American 17,793 56.5% 16,358   19,887 -2,094 -10.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 11,602 36.8% 11,470   13,995 -2,393 -17.1%
Information Not Available 1,517 4.8% 1,488   581 936 161.1%
 
Years of Age 31,504 29,871 35,144
Younger than 22 592 1.4% 548   706 -114 -16.1%
22-24 1,367 3.3% 1,302   1,733 -366 -21.1%
25-34 7,870 19.1% 7,361   8,590 -720 -8.4%
35-44 7,743 18.8% 7,474   8,477 -734 -8.7%
45-54 7,630 18.6% 7,204   8,259 -629 -7.6%
55-59 3,154 7.7% 2,909   3,348 -194 -5.8%
60-64 1,979 4.8% 1,903   2,106 -127 -6.0%
65 and older 1,169 2.8% 1,169   1,096 73 6.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   829 -829 -100.0%
 
Industry 31,504 29,871 35,144
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 338 1.1% 372   442 -104 -23.5%
Mining 16 0.1% 11   18 -2 -11.1%
Utilities 15 0.0% 20   36 -21 -58.3%
Construction 1,047 3.3% 1,064   1,240 -193 -15.6%
Manufacturing 4,354 13.7% 2,296   3,396 958 28.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,286 4.0% 1,596   1,476 -190 -12.9%
Retail Trade 2,153 6.8% 2,267   2,655 -502 -18.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 573 1.8% 563   606 -33 -5.4%
Information 542 1.7% 566   706 -164 -23.2%
Finance and Insurance 853 2.7% 895   1,095 -242 -22.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 377 1.2% 368   424 -47 -11.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,144 16.2% 5,266   5,945 -801 -13.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 35 0.1% 45   39 -4 -10.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 100 0.3% 95   88 12 13.6%
Educational Services 772 2.4% 791   944 -172 -18.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,555 4.9% 1,573   1,924 -369 -19.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,362 4.3% 1,192   1,403 -41 -2.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 165 0.5% 183   228 -63 -27.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 351 1.1% 454   418 -67 -16.0%
Public Administration 307 1.0% 297   469 -162 -34.5%
Information Not Available 10,159 31.9% 9,957   11,592 -1,433 -12.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,245 7,092 6,415
Male 4,751 65.6% 4,690   3,815 936 24.5%
Female 2,491 34.4% 2,401   2,598 -107 -4.1%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 1   2 1 50.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,245 7,092 6,415
Hispanic or Latino 500 6.9% 484   427 73 17.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,889 67.5% 4,800   4,362 527 12.1%
Information Not Available 1,856 25.6% 1,808   1,626 230 14.1%
 
Race 7,245 7,092 6,415
American Indian or Alaskan Native 55 0.8% 56   56 -1 -1.8%
Asian 2,161 29.8% 2,196   1,955 206 10.5%
Black or African American 117 1.6% 117   137 -20 -14.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,405 33.2% 2,291   1,791 614 34.3%
White 1,571 21.7% 1,520   1,558 13 0.8%
Information Not Available 936 12.9% 912   918 18 2.0%
 
Years of Age 7,245 7,092 6,415
Younger than 22 141 1.7% 148   84 57 67.9%
22-24 309 3.8% 294   212 97 45.8%
25-34 1,701 20.8% 1,619   1,417 284 20.0%
35-44 1,588 19.4% 1,586   1,454 134 9.2%
45-54 1,639 20.0% 1,611   1,473 166 11.3%
55-59 818 10.0% 775   730 88 12.1%
60-64 634 7.7% 634   588 46 7.8%
65 and older 415 5.1% 425   457 -42 -9.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,245 7,092 6,415
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 128 1.7% 152   119 9 7.6%
Mining 0 0.0% 2   3 -3 -100.0%
Utilities 12 0.2% 9   24 -12 -50.0%
Construction 2,392 32.4% 2,334   1,374 1,018 74.1%
Manufacturing 161 2.2% 161   135 26 19.3%
Wholesale Trade 108 1.5% 114   91 17 18.7%
Retail Trade 376 5.1% 411   369 7 1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 406 5.5% 185   256 150 58.6%
Information 74 1.0% 89   85 -11 -12.9%
Finance and Insurance 58 0.8% 70   95 -37 -38.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 90 1.2% 98   96 -6 -6.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 293 4.0% 298   326 -33 -10.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34 0.5% 32   46 -12 -26.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 743 10.1% 732   825 -82 -9.9%
Educational Services 66 0.9% 66   126 -60 -47.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 347 4.7% 321   345 2 0.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 56 0.8% 63   62 -6 -9.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 657 8.9% 755   756 -99 -13.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 150 2.0% 144   131 19 14.5%
Public Administration 133 1.8% 122   139 -6 -4.3%
Information Not Available 961 13.0% 934   1,012 -51 -5.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,712 14,674 16,188
Male 8,446 57.4% 8,300   9,302 -856 -9.2%
Female 6,093 41.4% 6,206   6,656 -563 -8.5%
Information Not Available 173 1.2% 168   230 -57 -24.8%
 
Ethnicity 14,712 14,674 16,188
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   972 -972 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   14,209 -14,209 -100.0%
Information Not Available 14,712 100.0% 14,674   1,007 13,705 1361.0%
 
Race 14,712 14,674 16,188
American Indian or Alaskan Native 89 0.6% 112   233 -144 -61.8%
Asian 74 0.5% 107   273 -199 -72.9%
Black or African American 474 3.2% 610   1,296 -822 -63.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 4,365 29.7% 5,599   12,407 -8,042 -64.8%
Information Not Available 9,710 66.0% 8,246   1,979 7,731 390.7%
 
Years of Age 14,712 14,674 16,188
Younger than 22 269 1.5% 241   314 -45 -14.3%
22-24 615 3.4% 608   750 -135 -18.0%
25-34 3,273 18.3% 3,253   3,661 -388 -10.6%
35-44 3,276 18.3% 3,279   3,657 -381 -10.4%
45-54 3,507 19.6% 3,498   3,935 -428 -10.9%
55-59 1,827 10.2% 1,776   1,879 -52 -2.8%
60-64 1,223 6.9% 1,236   1,252 -29 -2.3%
65 and older 722 4.0% 782   737 -15 -2.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   3 -3 -100.0%
 
Industry 14,712 14,674 16,188
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 166 1.1% 178   170 -4 -2.4%
Mining 18 0.1% 18   56 -38 -67.9%
Utilities 28 0.2% 28   25 3 12.0%
Construction 1,668 11.2% 1,803   1,869 -201 -10.8%
Manufacturing 4,393 29.5% 3,805   4,786 -393 -8.2%
Wholesale Trade 770 5.2% 857   746 24 3.2%
Retail Trade 1,215 8.2% 1,259   1,173 42 3.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 463 3.1% 532   470 -7 -1.5%
Information 481 3.2% 488   547 -66 -12.1%
Finance and Insurance 613 4.1% 592   573 40 7.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 159 1.1% 169   167 -8 -4.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 620 4.2% 666   675 -55 -8.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 43 0.3% 47   24 19 79.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,190 8.0% 1,313   1,459 -269 -18.4%
Educational Services 320 2.2% 349   381 -61 -16.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,156 7.8% 1,194   1,425 -269 -18.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 130 0.9% 119   173 -43 -24.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 672 4.5% 655   773 -101 -13.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 274 1.8% 295   352 -78 -22.2%
Public Administration 200 1.3% 173   218 -18 -8.3%
Information Not Available 133 0.9% 134   126 7 5.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,410 5,191 5,711
Male 2,988 55.2% 2,813   3,152 -164 -5.2%
Female 2,422 44.8% 2,378   2,557 -135 -5.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,410 5,191 5,711
Hispanic or Latino 505 9.3% 516   617 -112 -18.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,841 71.0% 3,653   4,260 -419 -9.8%
Information Not Available 1,064 19.7% 1,022   834 230 27.6%
 
Race 5,410 5,191 5,711
American Indian or Alaskan Native 272 3.1% 276   295 -23 -7.8%
Asian 148 1.7% 139   123 25 20.3%
Black or African American 104 1.2% 102   121 -17 -14.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 61 0.7% 42   99 -38 -38.4%
White 7,015 79.6% 6,569   7,650 -635 -8.3%
Information Not Available 1,217 13.8% 1,224   1,417 -200 -14.1%
 
Years of Age 5,410 5,191 5,711
Younger than 22 100 0.8% 93   104 -4 -3.8%
22-24 161 1.4% 162   197 -36 -18.3%
25-34 974 8.2% 933   1,024 -50 -4.9%
35-44 1,110 9.3% 1,089   1,131 -21 -1.9%
45-54 1,309 11.0% 1,236   1,395 -86 -6.2%
55-59 696 5.8% 699   734 -38 -5.2%
60-64 508 4.3% 481   502 6 1.2%
65 and older 544 4.6% 490   621 -77 -12.4%
Information Not Available 8 0.1% 8   3 5 166.7%
 
Industry 5,410 5,191 5,711
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 121 2.2% 100   106 15 14.2%
Mining 43 0.8% 51   131 -88 -67.2%
Utilities 16 0.3% 11   11 5 45.5%
Construction 483 8.7% 421   521 -38 -7.3%
Manufacturing 851 15.4% 850   733 118 16.1%
Wholesale Trade 225 4.1% 289   303 -78 -25.7%
Retail Trade 551 10.0% 519   537 14 2.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 176 3.2% 154   186 -10 -5.4%
Information 98 1.8% 89   97 1 1.0%
Finance and Insurance 173 3.1% 173   168 5 3.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 66 1.2% 52   76 -10 -13.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 299 5.4% 343   306 -7 -2.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18 0.3% 19   21 -3 -14.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 502 9.1% 472   556 -54 -9.7%
Educational Services 161 2.9% 151   134 27 20.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 507 9.2% 508   493 14 2.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 88 1.6% 52   103 -15 -14.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 274 5.0% 229   340 -66 -19.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 111 2.0% 98   131 -20 -15.3%
Public Administration 160 2.9% 144   205 -45 -22.0%
Information Not Available 487 8.8% 466   553 -66 -11.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 92,072 94,483 98,953
Male 49,090 53.3% 50,561   53,157 -4,067 -7.7%
Female 42,409 46.1% 43,305   45,207 -2,798 -6.2%
Information Not Available 573 0.6% 617   589 -16 -2.7%
 
Ethnicity 92,072 94,483 98,953
Hispanic or Latino 11,492 12.5% 11,246   12,468 -976 -7.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 71,254 77.4% 73,393   76,195 -4,941 -6.5%
Information Not Available 9,326 10.1% 9,844   10,290 -964 -9.4%
 
Race 92,072 94,483 98,953
American Indian or Alaskan Native 431 0.5% 432   486 -55 -11.3%
Asian 2,606 2.8% 2,649   2,379 227 9.5%
Black or African American 26,381 28.7% 27,522   28,601 -2,220 -7.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 193 0.2% 202   190 3 1.6%
White 53,846 58.5% 55,090   57,811 -3,965 -6.9%
Information Not Available 8,615 9.4% 8,588   9,486 -871 -9.2%
 
Years of Age 92,072 94,483 98,953
Younger than 22 1,320 1.0% 1,377   1,680 -360 -21.4%
22-24 3,685 2.7% 3,692   4,516 -831 -18.4%
25-34 21,231 15.3% 21,754   23,276 -2,045 -8.8%
35-44 21,549 15.6% 22,270   23,108 -1,559 -6.7%
45-54 22,243 16.1% 22,674   24,317 -2,074 -8.5%
55-59 10,821 7.8% 11,098   11,284 -463 -4.1%
60-64 7,511 5.4% 7,793   7,086 425 6.0%
65 and older 3,712 2.7% 3,825   3,686 26 0.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 92,072 94,483 98,953
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 269 0.3% 253   219 50 22.8%
Mining 264 0.3% 290   485 -221 -45.6%
Utilities 205 0.2% 174   145 60 41.4%
Construction 8,338 9.0% 9,074   8,844 -506 -5.7%
Manufacturing 10,616 11.5% 11,120   12,373 -1,757 -14.2%
Wholesale Trade 4,786 5.2% 4,712   4,760 26 0.5%
Retail Trade 7,834 8.5% 7,821   8,150 -316 -3.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,090 4.4% 4,386   3,927 163 4.2%
Information 2,106 2.3% 2,094   2,103 3 0.1%
Finance and Insurance 3,558 3.9% 3,492   3,867 -309 -8.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,458 1.6% 1,355   1,432 26 1.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,080 7.7% 6,861   7,077 3 0.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 752 0.8% 672   614 138 22.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,602 14.7% 13,724   15,185 -1,583 -10.4%
Educational Services 3,512 3.8% 3,708   3,745 -233 -6.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,271 7.9% 7,599   8,726 -1,455 -16.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,102 1.2% 955   1,322 -220 -16.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,052 5.5% 5,349   5,148 -96 -1.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,502 2.7% 2,648   2,894 -392 -13.5%
Public Administration 2,309 2.5% 2,381   2,397 -88 -3.7%
Information Not Available 5,366 5.8% 5,815   5,540 -174 -3.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,135 19,470 19,948
Male 10,534 55.1% 10,821   10,835 -301 -2.8%
Female 8,517 44.5% 8,563   9,077 -560 -6.2%
Information Not Available 84 0.4% 86   36 48 133.3%
 
Ethnicity 19,135 19,470 19,948
Hispanic or Latino 828 4.3% 860   937 -109 -11.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,534 76.0% 14,843   14,960 -426 -2.8%
Information Not Available 3,773 19.7% 3,767   4,051 -278 -6.9%
 
Race 19,135 19,470 19,948
American Indian or Alaskan Native 89 0.5% 85   100 -11 -11.0%
Asian 161 0.8% 166   170 -9 -5.3%
Black or African American 3,457 18.1% 3,527   3,620 -163 -4.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1% 18   24 -4 -16.7%
White 14,127 73.8% 14,345   14,800 -673 -4.5%
Information Not Available 1,281 6.7% 1,329   1,234 47 3.8%
 
Years of Age 19,135 19,470 19,948
Younger than 22 218 0.7% 207   205 13 6.3%
22-24 623 2.0% 594   679 -56 -8.2%
25-34 4,164 13.1% 4,278   4,425 -261 -5.9%
35-44 4,729 14.9% 4,838   4,819 -90 -1.9%
45-54 4,907 15.5% 4,927   5,141 -234 -4.6%
55-59 2,269 7.1% 2,344   2,369 -100 -4.2%
60-64 1,523 4.8% 1,571   1,533 -10 -0.7%
65 and older 702 2.2% 711   777 -75 -9.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,135 19,470 19,948
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 44 0.2% 51   56 -12 -21.4%
Mining 41 0.2% 46   113 -72 -63.7%
Utilities 28 0.1% 34   36 -8 -22.2%
Construction 1,946 10.1% 2,147   2,148 -202 -9.4%
Manufacturing 4,447 23.2% 4,337   4,357 90 2.1%
Wholesale Trade 842 4.4% 796   857 -15 -1.8%
Retail Trade 1,382 7.2% 1,380   1,515 -133 -8.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 694 3.6% 685   612 82 13.4%
Information 297 1.5% 296   292 5 1.7%
Finance and Insurance 614 3.2% 688   498 116 23.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 264 1.4% 271   279 -15 -5.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 952 5.0% 1,015   932 20 2.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 127 0.7% 126   119 8 6.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,819 9.5% 1,917   2,173 -354 -16.3%
Educational Services 708 3.7% 684   602 106 17.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,541 8.0% 1,554   1,779 -238 -13.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 151 0.8% 155   211 -60 -28.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 657 3.4% 644   734 -77 -10.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 524 2.7% 514   538 -14 -2.6%
Public Administration 165 0.9% 176   185 -20 -10.8%
Information Not Available 1,892 9.9% 1,954   1,912 -20 -1.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,147 10,857 11,733
Male 5,554 54.7% 5,953   6,543 -989 -15.1%
Female 4,593 45.3% 4,904   5,190 -597 -11.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,147 10,857 11,733
Hispanic or Latino 750 7.4% 769   989 -239 -24.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,118 50.4% 5,537   5,630 -512 -9.1%
Information Not Available 4,279 42.2% 4,551   5,114 -835 -16.3%
 
Race 10,147 10,857 11,733
American Indian or Alaskan Native 144 1.4% 175   167 -23 -13.8%
Asian 156 1.5% 174   128 28 21.9%
Black or African American 2,156 21.2% 2,296   2,409 -253 -10.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.2% 27   38 -18 -47.4%
White 7,018 69.2% 7,534   8,226 -1,208 -14.7%
Information Not Available 653 6.4% 651   765 -112 -14.6%
 
Years of Age 10,147 10,857 11,733
Younger than 22 183 1.1% 191   216 -33 -15.3%
22-24 401 2.5% 455   562 -161 -28.6%
25-34 2,341 14.3% 2,540   2,830 -489 -17.3%
35-44 2,418 14.8% 2,568   2,687 -269 -10.0%
45-54 2,349 14.4% 2,521   2,758 -409 -14.8%
55-59 1,210 7.4% 1,278   1,276 -66 -5.2%
60-64 816 5.0% 843   864 -48 -5.6%
65 and older 429 2.6% 461   540 -111 -20.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,147 10,857 11,733
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 31 0.3% 41   47 -16 -34.0%
Mining 97 1.0% 130   297 -200 -67.3%
Utilities 18 0.2% 17   20 -2 -10.0%
Construction 1,030 10.1% 1,139   1,316 -286 -21.7%
Manufacturing 1,383 13.6% 1,414   1,526 -143 -9.4%
Wholesale Trade 582 5.7% 673   625 -43 -6.9%
Retail Trade 865 8.5% 919   904 -39 -4.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 389 3.8% 374   378 11 2.9%
Information 292 2.9% 305   388 -96 -24.7%
Finance and Insurance 329 3.2% 352   365 -36 -9.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 157 1.5% 159   185 -28 -15.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 822 8.1% 861   722 100 13.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38 0.4% 37   41 -3 -7.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,184 11.6% 1,280   1,391 -207 -14.9%
Educational Services 282 2.8% 344   353 -71 -20.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,094 10.7% 1,169   1,279 -185 -14.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 67 0.7% 70   66 1 1.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 405 4.0% 433   531 -126 -23.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 210 2.1% 231   271 -61 -22.5%
Public Administration 282 2.8% 262   329 -47 -14.3%
Information Not Available 590 5.8% 647   699 -109 -15.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,132 18,682 18,431
Male 10,436 57.6% 11,157   10,832 -396 -3.7%
Female 7,696 42.4% 7,525   7,599 97 1.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,132 18,682 18,431
Hispanic or Latino 22 0.1% 28   31 -9 -29.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 569 3.1% 637   405 164 40.5%
Information Not Available 17,541 96.7% 18,017   17,995 -454 -2.5%
 
Race 18,132 18,682 18,431
American Indian or Alaskan Native 93 0.5% 125   123 -30 -24.4%
Asian 75 0.4% 37   31 44 141.9%
Black or African American 2,342 12.9% 2,424   2,555 -213 -8.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1% 23   0 22 0.0%
White 15,292 84.3% 15,857   15,507 -215 -1.4%
Information Not Available 308 1.7% 216   215 93 43.3%
 
Years of Age 18,132 18,682 18,431
Younger than 22 278 0.9% 268   286 -8 -2.8%
22-24 595 1.9% 656   717 -122 -17.0%
25-34 4,000 12.6% 3,965   4,235 -235 -5.5%
35-44 4,159 13.1% 4,773   4,525 -366 -8.1%
45-54 4,446 14.0% 4,542   4,565 -119 -2.6%
55-59 2,192 6.9% 1,930   1,794 398 22.2%
60-64 1,557 4.9% 1,533   1,350 207 15.3%
65 and older 895 2.8% 1,011   941 -46 -4.9%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 4   18 -8 -44.4%
 
Industry 18,132 18,682 18,431
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 93 0.5% 83   57 36 63.2%
Mining 516 2.8% 660   954 -438 -45.9%
Utilities 25 0.1% 28   26 -1 -3.8%
Construction 1,782 9.8% 2,054   1,816 -34 -1.9%
Manufacturing 3,714 20.4% 3,370   3,241 473 14.6%
Wholesale Trade 900 4.9% 900   937 -37 -3.9%
Retail Trade 1,411 7.7% 1,228   1,187 224 18.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 644 3.5% 752   726 -82 -11.3%
Information 269 1.5% 365   409 -140 -34.2%
Finance and Insurance 578 3.2% 545   624 -46 -7.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 221 1.2% 231   194 27 13.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,028 5.6% 1,076   1,113 -85 -7.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 31 0.2% 60   44 -13 -29.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,804 9.9% 2,128   1,851 -47 -2.5%
Educational Services 706 3.9% 863   519 187 36.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,830 10.0% 1,791   1,768 62 3.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 137 0.8% 175   123 14 11.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 807 4.4% 609   963 -156 -16.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 441 2.4% 522   449 -8 -1.8%
Public Administration 269 1.5% 309   387 -118 -30.5%
Information Not Available 926 5.1% 933   1,043 -117 -11.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,165 25,695 20,220
Male 12,952 53.6% 13,928   10,889 2,063 18.9%
Female 11,189 46.3% 11,741   9,331 1,858 19.9%
Information Not Available 24 0.1% 26   0 24 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,165 25,695 20,220
Hispanic or Latino 956 4.0% 1,062   801 155 19.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,131 95.7% 24,628   19,419 3,712 19.1%
Information Not Available 78 0.3% 5   0 78 0.0%
 
Race 24,165 25,695 20,220
American Indian or Alaskan Native 150 0.6% 153   225 -75 -33.3%
Asian 189 0.8% 212   176 13 7.4%
Black or African American 12,330 51.0% 13,041   10,568 1,762 16.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 26 0.1% 42   36 -10 -27.8%
White 10,882 45.0% 11,861   9,215 1,667 18.1%
Information Not Available 588 2.4% 386   0 588 0.0%
 
Years of Age 24,165 25,695 20,220
Younger than 22 493 1.5% 568   336 157 46.7%
22-24 1,112 3.3% 1,202   899 213 23.7%
25-34 6,227 18.6% 6,617   5,192 1,035 19.9%
35-44 5,727 17.1% 6,116   4,699 1,028 21.9%
45-54 5,381 16.1% 5,761   4,488 893 19.9%
55-59 2,521 7.5% 2,578   2,210 311 14.1%
60-64 1,647 4.9% 1,733   1,417 230 16.2%
65 and older 1,057 3.2% 1,120   979 78 8.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 24,165 25,695 20,220
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 145 0.6% 148   130 15 11.5%
Mining 952 3.9% 1,077   1,134 -182 -16.0%
Utilities 43 0.2% 56   52 -9 -17.3%
Construction 3,374 13.9% 3,796   2,543 831 32.7%
Manufacturing 2,352 9.7% 2,573   2,331 21 0.9%
Wholesale Trade 794 3.3% 812   734 60 8.2%
Retail Trade 2,263 9.3% 2,306   1,651 612 37.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,114 4.6% 1,103   764 350 45.8%
Information 428 1.8% 487   363 65 17.9%
Finance and Insurance 437 1.8% 462   466 -29 -6.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 580 2.4% 576   444 136 30.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,329 5.5% 1,423   1,174 155 13.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 83 0.3% 97   57 26 45.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,959 8.1% 2,128   1,702 257 15.1%
Educational Services 550 2.3% 612   518 32 6.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,539 10.4% 2,540   2,132 407 19.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 398 1.6% 418   322 76 23.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,981 8.1% 2,070   1,408 573 40.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 618 2.5% 728   650 -32 -4.9%
Public Administration 440 1.8% 426   261 179 68.6%
Information Not Available 1,786 7.3% 1,857   1,384 402 29.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 46,636 48,519 47,423
Male 25,698 55.1% 26,428   25,371 327 1.3%
Female 20,938 44.9% 22,091   22,050 -1,112 -5.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 46,636 48,519 47,423
Hispanic or Latino 6,017 12.9% 6,256   6,176 -159 -2.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,650 80.7% 39,172   38,334 -684 -1.8%
Information Not Available 2,969 6.4% 3,091   2,913 56 1.9%
 
Race 46,636 48,519 47,423
American Indian or Alaskan Native 227 0.5% 225   210 17 8.1%
Asian 1,979 4.2% 2,089   1,890 89 4.7%
Black or African American 4,858 10.4% 5,101   5,004 -146 -2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 118 0.3% 120   120 -2 -1.7%
White 32,929 70.6% 34,171   33,918 -989 -2.9%
Information Not Available 6,525 14.0% 6,813   6,281 244 3.9%
 
Years of Age 46,636 48,519 47,423
Younger than 22 724 1.0% 737   877 -153 -17.4%
22-24 1,986 2.6% 1,984   2,064 -78 -3.8%
25-34 10,540 14.0% 10,864   10,823 -283 -2.6%
35-44 9,865 13.1% 10,206   9,974 -109 -1.1%
45-54 11,319 15.0% 11,922   11,460 -141 -1.2%
55-59 5,436 7.2% 5,690   5,404 32 0.6%
60-64 4,015 5.3% 4,190   3,994 21 0.5%
65 and older 2,751 3.6% 2,926   2,827 -76 -2.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 46,636 48,519 47,423
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 264 0.6% 232   301 -37 -12.3%
Mining 23 0.0% 23   5 18 360.0%
Utilities 167 0.4% 177   96 71 74.0%
Construction 4,878 10.4% 4,723   4,266 612 14.3%
Manufacturing 4,653 9.9% 5,067   4,984 -331 -6.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,351 5.0% 2,500   2,192 159 7.3%
Retail Trade 3,982 8.5% 4,302   3,983 -1 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,181 2.5% 1,320   1,242 -61 -4.9%
Information 1,323 2.8% 1,361   1,312 11 0.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,012 4.3% 2,130   1,808 204 11.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 869 1.9% 868   960 -91 -9.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,744 10.1% 4,921   4,554 190 4.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 283 0.6% 273   272 11 4.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,857 10.4% 5,204   4,960 -103 -2.1%
Educational Services 1,268 2.7% 1,339   1,371 -103 -7.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,926 10.5% 5,071   5,636 -710 -12.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 575 1.2% 518   657 -82 -12.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,840 6.1% 2,742   2,969 -129 -4.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,680 5.7% 2,831   2,995 -315 -10.5%
Public Administration 1,228 2.6% 1,317   1,306 -78 -6.0%
Information Not Available 1,532 3.3% 1,600   1,554 -22 -1.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,316 32,425 35,038
Male 13,313 41.2% 12,991   13,837 -524 -3.8%
Female 12,374 38.3% 12,406   13,116 -742 -5.7%
Information Not Available 6,629 20.5% 7,028   8,085 -1,456 -18.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,316 32,425 35,038
Hispanic or Latino 1,175 3.6% 1,208   1,215 -40 -3.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,781 73.6% 23,487   25,063 -1,282 -5.1%
Information Not Available 7,360 22.8% 7,730   8,760 -1,400 -16.0%
 
Race 32,316 32,425 35,038
American Indian or Alaskan Native 101 0.3% 100   96 5 5.2%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 12,028 37.2% 12,006   12,496 -468 -3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 47 0.1% 41   58 -11 -19.0%
White 11,606 35.9% 11,340   12,413 -807 -6.5%
Information Not Available 8,534 26.4% 8,938   9,975 -1,441 -14.4%
 
Years of Age 32,316 32,425 35,038
Younger than 22 463 1.1% 433   562 -99 -17.6%
22-24 1,113 2.7% 1,117   1,364 -251 -18.4%
25-34 6,563 15.7% 6,535   6,945 -382 -5.5%
35-44 5,404 12.9% 5,419   5,582 -178 -3.2%
45-54 5,759 13.7% 5,791   6,113 -354 -5.8%
55-59 2,726 6.5% 2,699   2,798 -72 -2.6%
60-64 2,004 4.8% 1,911   2,007 -3 -0.1%
65 and older 1,654 3.9% 1,491   1,582 72 4.6%
Information Not Available 6,630 15.8% 7,029   8,085 -1,455 -18.0%
 
Industry 32,316 32,425 35,038
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 54 0.2% 40   67 -13 -19.4%
Mining 26 0.1% 28   38 -12 -31.6%
Utilities 47 0.1% 53   18 29 161.1%
Construction 2,586 8.0% 2,567   2,842 -256 -9.0%
Manufacturing 366 1.1% 383   297 69 23.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,185 3.7% 1,179   1,059 126 11.9%
Retail Trade 1,138 3.5% 1,101   1,078 60 5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 590 1.8% 587   637 -47 -7.4%
Information 413 1.3% 424   532 -119 -22.4%
Finance and Insurance 838 2.6% 866   922 -84 -9.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 605 1.9% 569   624 -19 -3.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,684 8.3% 2,677   2,830 -146 -5.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 72 0.2% 84   97 -25 -25.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,603 11.1% 3,726   3,766 -163 -4.3%
Educational Services 981 3.0% 1,049   1,138 -157 -13.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,557 7.9% 2,643   2,833 -276 -9.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 404 1.2% 290   455 -51 -11.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,955 6.0% 1,611   2,144 -189 -8.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 772 2.4% 793   862 -90 -10.4%
Public Administration 606 1.9% 477   751 -145 -19.3%
Information Not Available 10,834 33.5% 11,278   12,048 -1,214 -10.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,641 3,717 3,949
Male 1,953 53.6% 1,997   2,095 -142 -6.8%
Female 1,688 46.4% 1,720   1,854 -166 -9.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,641 3,717 3,949
Hispanic or Latino 50 1.4% 44   67 -17 -25.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,166 87.0% 3,284   3,547 -381 -10.7%
Information Not Available 425 11.7% 389   335 90 26.9%
 
Race 3,641 3,717 3,949
American Indian or Alaskan Native 40 1.1% 49   53 -13 -24.5%
Asian 17 0.5% 16   20 -3 -15.0%
Black or African American 50 1.4% 55   64 -14 -21.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 3,331 91.5% 3,408   3,627 -296 -8.2%
Information Not Available 203 5.6% 189   185 18 9.7%
 
Years of Age 3,641 3,717 3,949
Younger than 22 94 1.4% 91   105 -11 -10.5%
22-24 164 2.5% 160   163 1 0.6%
25-34 727 11.0% 736   841 -114 -13.6%
35-44 714 10.8% 728   815 -101 -12.4%
45-54 891 13.4% 912   933 -42 -4.5%
55-59 497 7.5% 505   535 -38 -7.1%
60-64 339 5.1% 380   348 -9 -2.6%
65 and older 215 3.2% 205   209 6 2.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 3,641 3,717 3,949
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 79 2.1% 69   67 12 17.9%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
Utilities 14 0.4% 15   5 9 180.0%
Construction 226 6.1% 232   275 -49 -17.8%
Manufacturing 434 11.7% 494   406 28 6.9%
Wholesale Trade 125 3.4% 123   139 -14 -10.1%
Retail Trade 300 8.1% 343   334 -34 -10.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 83 2.2% 92   86 -3 -3.5%
Information 38 1.0% 37   55 -17 -30.9%
Finance and Insurance 81 2.2% 82   112 -31 -27.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 40 1.1% 40   33 7 21.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 164 4.4% 183   154 10 6.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9 0.2% 13   3 6 200.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 301 8.1% 308   317 -16 -5.0%
Educational Services 65 1.7% 84   103 -38 -36.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 373 10.0% 387   405 -32 -7.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 49 1.3% 36   66 -17 -25.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 256 6.9% 193   263 -7 -2.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 90 2.4% 93   102 -12 -11.8%
Public Administration 67 1.8% 67   58 9 15.5%
Information Not Available 846 22.7% 825   965 -119 -12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,398 47,082 49,199
Male 25,496 53.8% 24,914   25,837 -341 -1.3%
Female 20,423 43.1% 20,664   21,852 -1,429 -6.5%
Information Not Available 1,479 3.1% 1,504   1,510 -31 -2.1%
 
Ethnicity 47,398 47,082 49,199
Hispanic or Latino 1,739 3.7% 1,651   1,777 -38 -2.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 36,792 77.6% 36,813   37,703 -911 -2.4%
Information Not Available 8,867 18.7% 8,618   9,719 -852 -8.8%
 
Race 47,398 47,082 49,199
American Indian or Alaskan Native 382 0.8% 392   444 -62 -14.0%
Asian 571 1.2% 571   552 19 3.4%
Black or African American 9,772 20.6% 9,642   9,798 -26 -0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 60 0.1% 70   56 4 7.1%
White 25,898 54.6% 25,937   27,496 -1,598 -5.8%
Information Not Available 10,715 22.6% 10,470   10,853 -138 -1.3%
 
Years of Age 47,398 47,082 49,199
Younger than 22 792 1.1% 723   1,094 -302 -27.6%
22-24 2,187 3.1% 2,143   2,532 -345 -13.6%
25-34 11,043 15.8% 10,820   11,654 -611 -5.2%
35-44 10,791 15.4% 10,857   11,100 -309 -2.8%
45-54 11,842 16.9% 12,095   12,168 -326 -2.7%
55-59 5,755 8.2% 5,473   5,576 179 3.2%
60-64 3,275 4.7% 3,273   3,443 -168 -4.9%
65 and older 1,711 2.4% 1,698   1,632 79 4.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 0   0 2 0.0%
 
Industry 47,398 47,082 49,199
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 334 0.7% 260   389 -55 -14.1%
Mining 220 0.5% 229   374 -154 -41.2%
Utilities 88 0.2% 78   66 22 33.3%
Construction 3,064 6.4% 3,269   3,576 -512 -14.3%
Manufacturing 8,125 17.0% 7,375   8,546 -421 -4.9%
Wholesale Trade 5,667 11.9% 5,373   3,537 2,130 60.2%
Retail Trade 2,565 5.4% 2,697   3,333 -768 -23.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,210 2.5% 1,335   1,219 -9 -0.7%
Information 664 1.4% 643   747 -83 -11.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,124 2.4% 1,173   1,117 7 0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 654 1.4% 649   610 44 7.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,994 8.4% 4,056   3,643 351 9.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,103 2.3% 1,214   1,134 -31 -2.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,003 10.5% 5,087   5,777 -774 -13.4%
Educational Services 1,307 2.7% 1,484   1,535 -228 -14.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,361 9.1% 4,462   4,633 -272 -5.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 469 1.0% 507   566 -97 -17.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,968 4.1% 1,841   2,068 -100 -4.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,328 2.8% 1,363   1,428 -100 -7.0%
Public Administration 907 1.9% 648   1,062 -155 -14.6%
Information Not Available 3,243 6.8% 3,339   3,839 -596 -15.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,713 26,415 28,572
Male 15,845 59.3% 15,249   16,741 -896 -5.4%
Female 10,859 40.7% 11,161   11,831 -972 -8.2%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 5   0 9 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 26,713 26,415 28,572
Hispanic or Latino 1,092 4.1% 1,031   1,116 -24 -2.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,728 85.1% 22,530   24,250 -1,522 -6.3%
Information Not Available 2,893 10.8% 2,854   3,206 -313 -9.8%
 
Race 26,713 26,415 28,572
American Indian or Alaskan Native 367 1.4% 404   421 -54 -12.8%
Asian 882 3.3% 925   909 -27 -3.0%
Black or African American 2,378 8.9% 2,480   2,556 -178 -7.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 51 0.2% 70   75 -24 -32.0%
White 20,652 77.3% 20,194   22,062 -1,410 -6.4%
Information Not Available 2,383 8.9% 2,342   2,549 -166 -6.5%
 
Years of Age 26,713 26,415 28,572
Younger than 22 392 0.9% 336   403 -11 -2.7%
22-24 982 2.2% 988   1,079 -97 -9.0%
25-34 6,161 13.7% 6,008   6,569 -408 -6.2%
35-44 5,666 12.6% 5,739   6,248 -582 -9.3%
45-54 6,331 14.1% 6,333   6,785 -454 -6.7%
55-59 3,417 7.6% 3,383   3,618 -201 -5.6%
60-64 2,533 5.6% 2,394   2,624 -91 -3.5%
65 and older 1,223 2.7% 1,230   1,241 -18 -1.5%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 4   5 3 60.0%
 
Industry 26,713 26,415 28,572
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 208 0.8% 171   214 -6 -2.8%
Mining 94 0.3% 111   865 -771 -89.1%
Utilities 97 0.4% 119   100 -3 -3.0%
Construction 3,938 14.6% 3,529   3,320 618 18.6%
Manufacturing 4,132 15.3% 4,126   4,243 -111 -2.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,398 5.2% 1,392   1,618 -220 -13.6%
Retail Trade 1,939 7.2% 1,982   2,052 -113 -5.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 679 2.5% 700   656 23 3.5%
Information 615 2.3% 661   656 -41 -6.3%
Finance and Insurance 857 3.2% 848   965 -108 -11.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 463 1.7% 457   482 -19 -3.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,893 7.0% 1,989   1,963 -70 -3.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 531 2.0% 594   839 -308 -36.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,248 8.4% 2,230   2,592 -344 -13.3%
Educational Services 1,177 4.4% 1,088   1,039 138 13.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,402 8.9% 2,507   2,584 -182 -7.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 378 1.4% 301   462 -84 -18.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,319 4.9% 1,343   1,372 -53 -3.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 802 3.0% 872   865 -63 -7.3%
Public Administration 602 2.2% 478   654 -52 -8.0%
Information Not Available 941 3.5% 917   1,031 -90 -8.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,939 24,889 24,581
Male 10,361 49.5% 12,224   12,608 -2,247 -17.8%
Female 10,477 50.0% 12,594   11,942 -1,465 -12.3%
Information Not Available 101 0.5% 71   31 70 225.8%
 
Ethnicity 20,939 24,889 24,581
Hispanic or Latino 881 4.2% 1,059   916 -35 -3.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,561 79.1% 19,745   18,996 -2,435 -12.8%
Information Not Available 3,497 16.7% 4,085   4,669 -1,172 -25.1%
 
Race 20,939 24,889 24,581
American Indian or Alaskan Native 156 0.7% 163   176 -20 -11.4%
Asian 120 0.6% 170   178 -58 -32.6%
Black or African American 5,115 24.4% 5,933   5,595 -480 -8.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 881 4.2% 1,092   950 -69 -7.3%
White 13,325 63.6% 15,971   15,943 -2,618 -16.4%
Information Not Available 1,342 6.4% 1,560   1,739 -397 -22.8%
 
Years of Age 20,939 24,889 24,581
Younger than 22 351 1.1% 479   507 -156 -30.8%
22-24 848 2.6% 1,042   1,141 -293 -25.7%
25-34 4,729 14.5% 5,815   5,643 -914 -16.2%
35-44 4,763 14.6% 5,801   5,701 -938 -16.5%
45-54 5,095 15.6% 5,939   5,958 -863 -14.5%
55-59 2,511 7.7% 2,887   2,768 -257 -9.3%
60-64 1,679 5.2% 1,841   1,764 -85 -4.8%
65 and older 963 3.0% 1,085   1,096 -133 -12.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
 
Industry 20,939 24,889 24,581
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 136 0.6% 142   123 13 10.6%
Mining 56 0.3% 75   92 -36 -39.1%
Utilities 32 0.2% 49   67 -35 -52.2%
Construction 1,709 8.1% 2,049   2,308 -599 -26.0%
Manufacturing 2,632 12.5% 3,142   3,334 -702 -21.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,055 5.0% 1,220   1,123 -68 -6.1%
Retail Trade 2,070 9.8% 2,650   2,500 -430 -17.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 744 3.5% 899   755 -11 -1.5%
Information 454 2.2% 537   548 -94 -17.2%
Finance and Insurance 707 3.4% 864   889 -182 -20.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 335 1.6% 395   406 -71 -17.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,381 6.6% 1,629   1,329 52 3.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 114 0.5% 120   160 -46 -28.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,933 13.9% 3,489   3,180 -247 -7.8%
Educational Services 610 2.9% 771   703 -93 -13.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,553 12.1% 3,032   3,068 -515 -16.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 232 1.1% 256   321 -89 -27.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,485 7.0% 1,686   1,655 -170 -10.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 517 2.5% 561   677 -160 -23.6%
Public Administration 305 1.4% 275   303 2 0.7%
Information Not Available 879 4.2% 1,048   1,040 -161 -15.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Oct 2016 Percent Sep 2016     Oct 2015 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,120 11,809 12,072
Male 5,556 50.0% 5,946   6,093 -537 -8.8%
Female 5,543 49.8% 5,834   5,966 -423 -7.1%
Information Not Available 21 0.2% 29