Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

April 2017

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
April 2017
Apr 2017 Mar 2017 Monthly Change Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,004,724 2,272,842 -268,118 2,147,893 -143,169 -6.7
Alaska 9,790 10,963 -1,173 10,811 -1,021 -9.4
Alabama 16,595 17,446 -851 19,962 -3,367 -16.9
Arkansas 12,391 12,988 -597 15,964 -3,573 -22.4
Arizona 27,992 24,399 3,593 30,814 -2,822 -9.2
California 383,248 415,071 -31,823 392,733 -9,485 -2.4
Colorado 24,334 25,957 -1,623 29,539 -5,205 -17.6
Connecticut 42,803 48,406 -5,603 40,555 2,248 5.5
District of Columbia 8,150 8,445 -295 7,427 723 9.7
Delaware 5,391 6,727 -1,336 6,086 -695 -11.4
Florida 42,952 40,474 2,478 47,794 -4,842 -10.1
Georgia 27,977 28,788 -811 30,467 -2,490 -8.2
Hawaii 7,577 7,265 312 6,521 1,056 16.2
Iowa 19,695 28,851 -9,156 19,752 -57 -0.3
Idaho 7,581 10,235 -2,654 7,541 40 0.5
Illinois 124,852 141,781 -16,929 128,228 -3,376 -2.6
Indiana 21,649 27,203 -5,554 23,167 -1,518 -6.6
Kansas 10,704 14,180 -3,476 12,893 -2,189 -17.0
Kentucky 18,691 20,656 -1,965 22,729 -4,038 -17.8
Louisiana 17,993 18,023 -30 22,957 -4,964 -21.6
Massachusetts 62,677 78,142 -15,465 65,169 -2,492 -3.8
Maryland 36,078 40,012 -3,934 36,868 -790 -2.1
Maine 7,835 9,098 -1,263 8,764 -929 -10.6
Michigan 68,746 89,176 -20,430 75,189 -6,443 -8.6
Minnesota 44,846 60,343 -15,497 45,809 -963 -2.1
Missouri 24,094 30,115 -6,021 22,208 1,886 8.5
Mississippi 9,355 10,563 -1,208 12,313 -2,958 -24.0
Montana 6,602 9,379 -2,777 6,978 -376 -5.4
North Carolina 20,183 22,525 -2,342 24,347 -4,164 -17.1
North Dakota 4,543 7,539 -2,996 6,138 -1,595 -26.0
Nebraska 4,488 6,200 -1,712 4,120 368 8.9
New Hampshire 4,245 4,966 -721 4,969 -724 -14.6
New Jersey 101,416 117,135 -15,719 99,552 1,864 1.9
New Mexico 10,599 11,379 -780 13,043 -2,444 -18.7
Nevada 22,533 22,072 461 23,550 -1,017 -4.3
New York 169,110 182,539 -13,429 157,170 11,940 7.6
Ohio 60,631 76,655 -16,024 63,101 -2,470 -3.9
Oklahoma 14,959 15,967 -1,008 23,463 -8,504 -36.2
Oregon 28,305 31,216 -2,911 28,839 -534 -1.9
Pennsylvania 118,276 143,016 -24,740 136,039 -17,763 -13.1
Puerto Rico 19,199 19,338 -139 18,071 1,128 6.2
Rhode Island 9,213 12,578 -3,365 9,596 -383 -4.0
South Carolina 16,504 17,277 -773 17,874 -1,370 -7.7
South Dakota 1,808 3,225 -1,417 1,630 178 10.9
Tennessee 17,456 19,360 -1,904 21,536 -4,080 -18.9
Texas 144,178 149,259 -5,081 179,776 -35,598 -19.8
Utah 9,696 12,193 -2,497 12,076 -2,380 -19.7
Virginia 27,665 32,672 -5,007 33,905 -6,240 -18.4
Virgin Islands 185 193 -8 269 -84 -31.2
Vermont 4,962 6,095 -1,133 5,546 -584 -10.5
Washington 52,935 56,420 -3,485 49,927 3,008 6.0
Wisconsin 36,081 49,414 -13,333 39,786 -3,705 -9.3
West Virginia 11,462 14,393 -2,931 17,281 -5,819 -33.7
Wyoming 3,494 4,530 -1,036 7,051 -3,557 -50.4
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,004,724   2,272,842   2,147,893 -143,169 -6.7
Male 1,171,315 58.4% 1,410,156   1,296,295 -124,980 -9.6%
Female 817,290 40.8% 844,809   835,515 -18,225 -2.2%
Information Not Available 16,119 0.8% 17,877   16,083 36 0.2%
 
Ethnicity 2,004,724   2,272,842   2,147,893    
Hispanic or Latino 412,588 20.6% 461,775   419,063 -6,475 -1.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,363,496 68.0% 1,551,967   1,453,764 -90,268 -6.2%
Information Not Available 228,639 11.4% 259,100   275,066 -46,427 -16.9%
 
Race 2,004,724   2,272,842   2,147,893
American Indian or Alaskan Native 27,481 1.4% 30,812   25,067 2,414 9.6%
Asian 70,833 3.5% 73,542   69,838 995 1.4%
Black or African American 338,725 16.9% 347,798   357,544 -18,819 -5.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12,273 0.6% 12,903   13,170 -897 -6.8%
White 1,058,179 52.7% 1,249,990   1,137,834 -79,655 -7.0%
Information Not Available 500,281 24.9% 565,225   546,597 -46,316 -8.5%
 
Years of Age 2,004,724   2,272,842   2,147,893
Younger than 22 34,201 1.7% 41,521   39,130 -4,929 -12.6%
22-24 85,898 4.3% 101,767   97,964 -12,066 -12.3%
25-34 456,805 22.8% 519,163   496,535 -39,730 -8.0%
35-44 429,781 21.4% 485,784   467,114 -37,333 -8.0%
45-54 467,441 23.3% 529,728   503,962 -36,521 -7.2%
55-59 231,643 11.6% 261,384   239,879 -8,236 -3.4%
60-64 163,440 8.2% 183,001   168,674 -5,234 -3.1%
65 and older 120,009 6.0% 133,280   118,243 1,766 1.5%
Information Not Available 15,506 0.8% 17,214   16,392 -886 -5.4%
 
Industry 2,004,724   2,272,842   2,147,893
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 97,961 4.9% 111,142   87,575 10,386 11.9%
Mining 12,676 0.6% 17,344   51,833 -39,157 -75.5%
Utilities 4,406 0.2% 4,909   4,748 -342 -7.2%
Construction 295,682 14.7% 404,190   291,423 4,259 1.5%
Manufacturing 193,995 9.7% 215,801   237,792 -43,797 -18.4%
Wholesale Trade 65,632 3.3% 69,741   73,865 -8,233 -11.1%
Retail Trade 156,135 7.8% 165,208   160,116 -3,981 -2.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 94,021 4.7% 86,061   78,705 15,316 19.5%
Information 66,106 3.3% 64,806   65,907 199 0.3%
Finance and Insurance 56,866 2.8% 57,650   58,364 -1,498 -2.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 29,276 1.5% 30,388   30,613 -1,337 -4.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 105,606 5.3% 111,000   110,263 -4,657 -4.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14,535 0.7% 15,708   13,162 1,373 10.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 273,866 13.7% 322,375   279,326 -5,460 -2.0%
Educational Services 37,735 1.9% 39,162   38,622 -887 -2.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 147,761 7.4% 151,481   151,982 -4,221 -2.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 32,986 1.6% 48,927   33,731 -745 -2.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 106,857 5.3% 126,443   108,076 -1,219 -1.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 46,245 2.3% 51,034   50,885 -4,640 -9.1%
Public Administration 37,697 1.9% 41,731   33,264 4,433 13.3%
Information Not Available 128,680 6.4% 137,741   187,641 -58,961 -31.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,790 10,963 10,811 -1,021 -9.4
Male 6,443 65.8% 7,280   6,998 -555 -7.9%
Female 3,326 34.0% 3,652   3,730 -404 -10.8%
Information Not Available 21 0.2% 31   83 -62 -74.7%
 
Ethnicity 9,790   10,963   10,811    
Hispanic or Latino 6 0.1% 2   4 2 50.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,307 95.1% 10,452   10,314 -1,007 -9.8%
Information Not Available 477 4.9% 509   493 -16 -3.2%
 
Race 9,790 10,963 10,811
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,001 30.7% 3,168   3,468 -467 -13.5%
Asian 505 5.2% 512   484 21 4.3%
Black or African American 403 4.1% 408   451 -48 -10.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 221 2.3% 227   212 9 4.2%
White 5,179 52.9% 6,137   5,699 -520 -9.1%
Information Not Available 481 4.9% 511   497 -16 -3.2%
 
Years of Age 9,790 10,963 10,811
Younger than 22 189 1.3% 217   231 -42 -18.2%
22-24 452 3.2% 545   544 -92 -16.9%
25-34 2,764 19.3% 3,055   3,102 -338 -10.9%
35-44 2,320 16.2% 2,539   2,557 -237 -9.3%
45-54 2,053 14.3% 2,316   2,322 -269 -11.6%
55-59 1,045 7.3% 1,170   1,026 19 1.9%
60-64 661 4.6% 750   696 -35 -5.0%
65 and older 306 2.1% 371   333 -27 -8.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,790 10,963 10,811
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 32 0.3% 69   47 -15 -31.9%
Mining 393 4.0% 372   857 -464 -54.1%
Utilities 63 0.6% 77   68 -5 -7.4%
Construction 2,399 24.4% 2,786   2,289 110 4.8%
Manufacturing 573 5.8% 573   612 -39 -6.4%
Wholesale Trade 171 1.7% 190   159 12 7.5%
Retail Trade 959 9.8% 1,038   903 56 6.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 392 4.0% 629   448 -56 -12.5%
Information 103 1.0% 104   108 -5 -4.6%
Finance and Insurance 148 1.5% 153   138 10 7.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 192 2.0% 204   244 -52 -21.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 318 3.2% 343   413 -95 -23.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33 0.3% 34   27 6 22.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 575 5.9% 658   640 -65 -10.2%
Educational Services 275 2.8% 270   285 -10 -3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 730 7.4% 729   820 -90 -11.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 152 1.5% 162   122 30 24.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 789 8.0% 963   769 20 2.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 295 3.0% 338   405 -110 -27.2%
Public Administration 869 8.8% 946   1,048 -179 -17.1%
Information Not Available 329 3.3% 325   409 -80 -19.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,595 17,446 19,962
Male 8,774 52.9% 9,339   11,144 -2,370 -21.3%
Female 7,803 47.0% 8,091   8,791 -988 -11.2%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 16   27 -9 -33.3%
 
Ethnicity 16,595 17,446 19,962
Hispanic or Latino 240 1.4% 255   254 -14 -5.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,350 74.4% 12,985   14,453 -2,103 -14.6%
Information Not Available 4,005 24.1% 4,206   5,255 -1,250 -23.8%
 
Race 16,595 17,446 19,962
American Indian or Alaskan Native 878 5.3% 951   1,091 -213 -19.5%
Asian 465 2.8% 565   530 -65 -12.3%
Black or African American 6,857 41.3% 7,225   8,040 -1,183 -14.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1% 16   18 -3 -16.7%
White 7,582 45.7% 7,845   9,320 -1,738 -18.6%
Information Not Available 798 4.8% 844   963 -165 -17.1%
 
Years of Age 16,595 17,446 19,962
Younger than 22 46 0.2% 53   51 -5 -9.8%
22-24 45 0.2% 66   62 -17 -27.4%
25-34 680 3.1% 751   766 -86 -11.2%
35-44 2,868 13.0% 3,131   3,308 -440 -13.3%
45-54 3,744 17.0% 3,964   4,416 -672 -15.2%
55-59 1,819 8.3% 1,937   2,291 -472 -20.6%
60-64 2,174 9.9% 2,222   2,441 -267 -10.9%
65 and older 5,206 23.7% 5,308   6,617 -1,411 -21.3%
Information Not Available 13 0.1% 14   10 3 30.0%
 
Industry 16,595 17,446 19,962
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 127 0.8% 136   125 2 1.6%
Mining 114 0.7% 104   630 -516 -81.9%
Utilities 64 0.4% 65   50 14 28.0%
Construction 1,681 10.1% 1,843   1,968 -287 -14.6%
Manufacturing 2,791 16.7% 2,906   3,619 -828 -22.9%
Wholesale Trade 613 3.7% 667   713 -100 -14.0%
Retail Trade 2,025 12.1% 2,018   2,186 -161 -7.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 522 3.1% 674   624 -102 -16.3%
Information 342 2.0% 350   235 107 45.5%
Finance and Insurance 480 2.9% 458   622 -142 -22.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 253 1.5% 262   259 -6 -2.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 792 4.7% 783   876 -84 -9.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.3% 57   58 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,365 14.1% 2,438   2,758 -393 -14.2%
Educational Services 260 1.6% 325   287 -27 -9.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,324 7.9% 1,388   1,641 -317 -19.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 100 0.6% 126   92 8 8.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,066 6.4% 1,136   1,261 -195 -15.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 366 2.2% 374   407 -41 -10.1%
Public Administration 267 1.6% 289   292 -25 -8.6%
Information Not Available 985 5.9% 1,047   1,259 -274 -21.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,391 12,988 15,964
Male 7,114 57.4% 7,057   8,954 -1,840 -20.5%
Female 5,015 40.5% 4,990   5,601 -586 -10.5%
Information Not Available 262 2.1% 941   1,409 -1,147 -81.4%
 
Ethnicity 12,391 12,988 15,964
Hispanic or Latino 86 0.7% 89   90 -4 -4.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,043 97.2% 11,958   14,465 -2,422 -16.7%
Information Not Available 262 2.1% 941   1,409 -1,147 -81.4%
 
Race 12,391 12,988 15,964
American Indian or Alaskan Native 161 1.3% 167   156 5 3.2%
Asian 10 0.1% 11   17 -7 -41.2%
Black or African American 3,278 26.5% 3,227   3,837 -559 -14.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 602 4.9% 615   745 -143 -19.2%
White 7,992 64.5% 7,938   9,710 -1,718 -17.7%
Information Not Available 348 2.8% 1,030   1,499 -1,151 -76.8%
 
Years of Age 12,391 12,988 15,964
Younger than 22 295 1.5% 308   362 -67 -18.5%
22-24 551 2.8% 572   733 -182 -24.8%
25-34 2,591 13.4% 2,557   3,479 -888 -25.5%
35-44 2,765 14.3% 2,771   3,533 -768 -21.7%
45-54 2,982 15.4% 2,925   3,449 -467 -13.5%
55-59 1,312 6.8% 1,318   1,415 -103 -7.3%
60-64 994 5.1% 967   996 -2 -0.2%
65 and older 639 3.3% 629   588 51 8.7%
Information Not Available 262 1.4% 941   1,409 -1,147 -81.4%
 
Industry 12,391 12,988 15,964
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 458 3.6% 455   267 191 71.5%
Mining 83 0.6% 75   853 -770 -90.3%
Utilities 20 0.2% 15   27 -7 -25.9%
Construction 1,473 11.5% 1,471   1,496 -23 -1.5%
Manufacturing 1,653 12.9% 1,650   2,446 -793 -32.4%
Wholesale Trade 555 4.3% 552   604 -49 -8.1%
Retail Trade 1,376 10.7% 1,365   1,358 18 1.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 489 3.8% 496   723 -234 -32.4%
Information 158 1.2% 153   178 -20 -11.2%
Finance and Insurance 222 1.7% 220   242 -20 -8.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 174 1.4% 164   198 -24 -12.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 429 3.3% 425   512 -83 -16.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 162 1.3% 167   58 104 179.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,344 10.5% 1,309   1,681 -337 -20.0%
Educational Services 188 1.5% 190   227 -39 -17.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,166 9.1% 1,173   1,356 -190 -14.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 133 1.0% 136   74 59 79.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 673 5.2% 658   660 13 2.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 263 2.0% 262   289 -26 -9.0%
Public Administration 261 2.0% 255   269 -8 -3.0%
Information Not Available 1,111 8.6% 1,797   2,446 -1,335 -54.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,992 24,399 30,814
Male 15,225 54.4% 13,342   17,432 -2,207 -12.7%
Female 12,749 45.5% 11,038   13,364 -615 -4.6%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 19   18 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 27,992 24,399 30,814
Hispanic or Latino 10,996 39.3% 7,657   12,261 -1,265 -10.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,226 40.1% 11,644   12,597 -1,371 -10.9%
Information Not Available 5,770 20.6% 5,098   5,956 -186 -3.1%
 
Race 27,992 24,399 30,814
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,563 5.6% 1,775   1,774 -211 -11.9%
Asian 2,218 7.9% 1,474   1,821 397 21.8%
Black or African American 2,212 7.9% 2,144   2,153 59 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 218 0.8% 259   294 -76 -25.9%
White 13,213 47.2% 12,978   17,249 -4,036 -23.4%
Information Not Available 8,568 30.6% 5,769   7,523 1,045 13.9%
 
Years of Age 27,992 24,399 30,814
Younger than 22 585 1.5% 442   648 -63 -9.7%
22-24 1,285 3.3% 1,015   1,494 -209 -14.0%
25-34 6,292 16.2% 5,634   6,917 -625 -9.0%
35-44 5,783 14.9% 5,148   6,287 -504 -8.0%
45-54 6,842 17.6% 5,865   7,737 -895 -11.6%
55-59 3,434 8.8% 2,942   3,648 -214 -5.9%
60-64 2,336 6.0% 2,075   2,483 -147 -5.9%
65 and older 1,435 3.7% 1,278   1,600 -165 -10.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 27,992 24,399 30,814
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,526 13.9% 1,493   5,254 -728 -13.9%
Mining 47 0.1% 50   212 -165 -77.8%
Utilities 56 0.2% 64   63 -7 -11.1%
Construction 1,636 5.0% 1,908   2,021 -385 -19.0%
Manufacturing 1,600 4.9% 1,367   1,730 -130 -7.5%
Wholesale Trade 790 2.4% 792   933 -143 -15.3%
Retail Trade 2,003 6.2% 1,984   2,154 -151 -7.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 592 1.8% 582   629 -37 -5.9%
Information 389 1.2% 416   416 -27 -6.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,084 3.3% 1,062   1,065 19 1.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 397 1.2% 404   531 -134 -25.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,229 3.8% 1,188   1,319 -90 -6.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 112 0.3% 100   112 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,402 10.5% 3,534   3,762 -360 -9.6%
Educational Services 547 1.7% 548   693 -146 -21.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,159 6.6% 2,082   2,176 -17 -0.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 233 0.7% 279   232 1 0.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,074 3.3% 1,133   1,127 -53 -4.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 480 1.5% 502   535 -55 -10.3%
Public Administration 533 1.6% 546   690 -157 -22.8%
Information Not Available 5,103 15.7% 4,365   5,160 -57 -1.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 383,248 415,071 392,733
Male 219,646 57.3% 236,305   222,049 -2,403 -1.1%
Female 163,602 42.7% 178,665   170,388 -6,786 -4.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 101   296 -296 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 383,248 415,071 392,733
Hispanic or Latino 170,444 44.5% 189,649   169,203 1,241 0.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 180,104 47.0% 191,866   188,662 -8,558 -4.5%
Information Not Available 32,700 8.5% 33,556   34,868 -2,168 -6.2%
 
Race 383,248 415,071 392,733
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,125 1.1% 3,728   1,877 2,248 119.8%
Asian 34,713 9.1% 37,285   34,473 240 0.7%
Black or African American 30,487 8.0% 31,138   34,473 -3,986 -11.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 110,779 28.9% 119,715   117,840 -7,061 -6.0%
Information Not Available 203,144 53.0% 223,205   204,070 -926 -0.5%
 
Years of Age 383,248 415,071 392,733
Younger than 22 7,144 1.5% 8,162   8,396 -1,252 -14.9%
22-24 19,620 4.2% 22,270   20,545 -925 -4.5%
25-34 95,888 20.7% 103,289   95,518 370 0.4%
35-44 74,959 16.2% 80,616   81,391 -6,432 -7.9%
45-54 86,027 18.5% 93,313   89,590 -3,563 -4.0%
55-59 44,774 9.7% 47,664   42,572 2,202 5.2%
60-64 30,185 6.5% 33,053   32,398 -2,213 -6.8%
65 and older 24,651 5.3% 26,704   22,323 2,328 10.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 383,248 415,071 392,733
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 76,269 16.6% 86,259   68,057 8,212 12.1%
Mining 402 0.1% 605   2,865 -2,463 -86.0%
Utilities 1,308 0.3% 1,209   1,679 -371 -22.1%
Construction 37,932 8.3% 40,913   32,596 5,336 16.4%
Manufacturing 31,493 6.9% 37,184   42,474 -10,981 -25.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,113 0.5% 2,015   1,679 434 25.8%
Retail Trade 25,355 5.5% 25,495   27,262 -1,907 -7.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 13,281 2.9% 13,604   11,260 2,021 17.9%
Information 31,392 6.8% 31,440   32,102 -710 -2.2%
Finance and Insurance 5,333 1.2% 6,550   7,705 -2,372 -30.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,320 0.7% 2,620   2,371 949 40.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,741 1.5% 7,054   8,594 -1,853 -21.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 74,859 16.3% 76,081   70,130 4,729 6.7%
Educational Services 8,653 1.9% 9,674   9,581 -928 -9.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 22,035 4.8% 26,301   25,089 -3,054 -12.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,339 1.4% 6,046   6,223 116 1.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,281 2.9% 16,325   15,409 -2,128 -13.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,144 1.6% 8,465   10,371 -3,227 -31.1%
Public Administration 4,025 0.9% 4,635   3,655 370 10.1%
Information Not Available 11,973 2.6% 12,596   13,631 -1,658 -12.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,334 25,957 29,539
Male 13,748 56.5% 15,546   17,904 -4,156 -23.2%
Female 10,586 43.5% 10,410   11,635 -1,049 -9.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,334 25,957 29,539
Hispanic or Latino 4,850 19.9% 5,639   6,248 -1,398 -22.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,049 70.1% 17,701   20,552 -3,503 -17.0%
Information Not Available 2,435 10.0% 2,617   2,739 -304 -11.1%
 
Race 24,334 25,957 29,539
American Indian or Alaskan Native 477 2.0% 504   520 -43 -8.3%
Asian 535 2.2% 565   537 -2 -0.4%
Black or African American 1,600 6.6% 1,591   1,750 -150 -8.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 99 0.4% 99   106 -7 -6.6%
White 16,937 69.6% 18,059   21,062 -4,125 -19.6%
Information Not Available 4,686 19.3% 5,139   5,564 -878 -15.8%
 
Years of Age 24,334 25,957 29,539
Younger than 22 287 0.7% 338   366 -79 -21.6%
22-24 712 1.8% 817   975 -263 -27.0%
25-34 5,205 13.4% 5,423   6,792 -1,587 -23.4%
35-44 5,513 14.1% 5,733   6,708 -1,195 -17.8%
45-54 5,865 15.0% 6,285   7,102 -1,237 -17.4%
55-59 3,128 8.0% 3,419   3,737 -609 -16.3%
60-64 2,285 5.9% 2,511   2,510 -225 -9.0%
65 and older 1,336 3.4% 1,428   1,342 -6 -0.4%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 3   7 -4 -57.1%
 
Industry 24,334 25,957 29,539
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 173 0.7% 224   189 -16 -8.5%
Mining 311 1.3% 350   1,565 -1,254 -80.1%
Utilities 60 0.2% 56   55 5 9.1%
Construction 3,331 13.6% 4,311   4,352 -1,021 -23.5%
Manufacturing 1,736 7.1% 1,804   2,193 -457 -20.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,155 4.7% 1,188   1,451 -296 -20.4%
Retail Trade 2,042 8.3% 2,045   2,266 -224 -9.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 802 3.3% 827   1,027 -225 -21.9%
Information 1,118 4.6% 1,112   889 229 25.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,087 4.4% 1,006   1,081 6 0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 525 2.1% 520   638 -113 -17.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,415 9.9% 2,491   2,690 -275 -10.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 334 1.4% 448   518 -184 -35.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,775 11.3% 3,307   3,315 -540 -16.3%
Educational Services 555 2.3% 598   660 -105 -15.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,916 7.8% 1,892   2,023 -107 -5.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 531 2.2% 392   699 -168 -24.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,629 6.6% 1,375   1,872 -243 -13.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 662 2.7% 632   702 -40 -5.7%
Public Administration 583 2.4% 753   595 -12 -2.0%
Information Not Available 594 2.4% 626   759 -165 -21.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,803 48,406 40,555
Male 24,629 57.5% 31,866   23,672 957 4.0%
Female 18,174 42.5% 16,540   16,883 1,291 7.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 42,803 48,406 40,555
Hispanic or Latino 7,362 17.2% 8,656   6,817 545 8.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,441 82.8% 39,750   33,738 1,703 5.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 42,803 48,406 40,555
American Indian or Alaskan Native 170 0.4% 198   134 36 26.9%
Asian 761 1.8% 793   751 10 1.3%
Black or African American 6,615 15.5% 6,639   6,160 455 7.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 24,413 57.0% 28,198   22,483 1,930 8.6%
Information Not Available 10,844 25.3% 12,578   11,027 -183 -1.7%
 
Years of Age 42,803 48,406 40,555
Younger than 22 568 0.9% 724   544 24 4.4%
22-24 1,539 2.4% 1,928   1,624 -85 -5.2%
25-34 9,171 14.5% 10,668   8,913 258 2.9%
35-44 8,569 13.6% 9,817   7,979 590 7.4%
45-54 10,191 16.1% 11,431   9,679 512 5.3%
55-59 5,110 8.1% 5,788   4,773 337 7.1%
60-64 4,103 6.5% 4,460   3,799 304 8.0%
65 and older 3,552 5.6% 3,590   3,244 308 9.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 42,803 48,406 40,555
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 216 0.5% 419   253 -37 -14.6%
Mining 44 0.1% 68   39 5 12.8%
Utilities 51 0.1% 90   57 -6 -10.5%
Construction 6,770 15.7% 10,092   5,625 1,145 20.4%
Manufacturing 3,418 7.9% 4,132   4,301 -883 -20.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,501 3.5% 1,600   1,556 -55 -3.5%
Retail Trade 4,308 10.0% 4,706   4,276 32 0.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,064 11.8% 2,233   3,930 1,134 28.9%
Information 1,338 3.1% 1,052   669 669 100.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,520 3.5% 1,442   1,336 184 13.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 632 1.5% 670   625 7 1.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,784 4.1% 1,817   1,690 94 5.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 308 0.7% 295   255 53 20.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,080 11.8% 7,627   5,213 -133 -2.6%
Educational Services 960 2.2% 968   992 -32 -3.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,935 9.1% 4,008   4,006 -71 -1.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 980 2.3% 1,634   996 -16 -1.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,803 6.5% 3,124   2,501 302 12.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,135 2.6% 1,243   1,183 -48 -4.1%
Public Administration 456 1.1% 490   493 -37 -7.5%
Information Not Available 500 1.2% 696   559 -59 -10.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,150 8,445 7,427
Male 3,925 48.2% 3,987   3,433 492 14.3%
Female 4,225 51.8% 4,456   3,994 231 5.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,150 8,445 7,427
Hispanic or Latino 649 8.0% 693   547 102 18.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,445 91.3% 7,691   6,825 620 9.1%
Information Not Available 56 0.7% 61   55 1 1.8%
 
Race 8,150 8,445 7,427
American Indian or Alaskan Native 34 0.4% 39   40 -6 -15.0%
Asian 235 2.9% 246   204 31 15.2%
Black or African American 5,320 65.3% 5,553   5,171 149 2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.3% 30   14 10 71.4%
White 1,745 21.4% 1,788   1,421 324 22.8%
Information Not Available 792 9.7% 789   577 215 37.3%
 
Years of Age 8,150 8,445 7,427
Younger than 22 136 1.5% 133   133 3 2.3%
22-24 423 4.6% 450   388 35 9.0%
25-34 2,305 24.8% 2,483   2,025 280 13.8%
35-44 1,875 20.2% 1,879   1,678 197 11.7%
45-54 1,709 18.4% 1,771   1,652 57 3.5%
55-59 760 8.2% 762   782 -22 -2.8%
60-64 613 6.6% 636   493 120 24.3%
65 and older 329 3.5% 331   276 53 19.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,150 8,445 7,427
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Construction 29 0.4% 26   12 17 141.7%
Manufacturing 6 0.1% 4   2 4 200.0%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.0% 4   4 -2 -50.0%
Retail Trade 16 0.2% 19   13 3 23.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 4 0.0% 5   21 -17 -81.0%
Information 8 0.1% 7   7 1 14.3%
Finance and Insurance 7 0.1% 11   5 2 40.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4 0.0% 8   6 -2 -33.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 39 0.5% 43   38 1 2.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 2   2 -2 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 49 0.6% 50   50 -1 -2.0%
Educational Services 7 0.1% 9   8 -1 -12.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 20 0.2% 16   18 2 11.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 4   4 -3 -75.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 22 0.3% 21   22 0 0.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 15 0.2% 21   12 3 25.0%
Public Administration 2 0.0% 2   1 1 100.0%
Information Not Available 7,918 97.2% 8,192   7,202 716 9.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,391 6,727 6,086
Male 2,420 44.9% 3,097   2,864 -444 -15.5%
Female 2,596 48.2% 3,126   2,951 -355 -12.0%
Information Not Available 375 7.0% 504   271 104 38.4%
 
Ethnicity 5,391 6,727 6,086
Hispanic or Latino 360 6.7% 435   386 -26 -6.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,656 86.4% 5,788   5,429 -773 -14.2%
Information Not Available 375 7.0% 504   271 104 38.4%
 
Race 5,391 6,727 6,086
American Indian or Alaskan Native 17 0.3% 17   18 -1 -5.6%
Asian 87 1.6% 112   97 -10 -10.3%
Black or African American 2,127 39.5% 2,630   2,523 -396 -15.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1% 6   4 -1 -25.0%
White 2,814 52.2% 3,533   3,255 -441 -13.5%
Information Not Available 342 6.3% 429   189 153 81.0%
 
Years of Age 5,391 6,727 6,086
Younger than 22 87 1.1% 105   74 13 17.6%
22-24 236 3.0% 301   268 -32 -11.9%
25-34 1,205 15.5% 1,536   1,472 -267 -18.1%
35-44 1,158 14.9% 1,467   1,249 -91 -7.3%
45-54 1,237 16.0% 1,542   1,393 -156 -11.2%
55-59 603 7.8% 762   737 -134 -18.2%
60-64 455 5.9% 545   485 -30 -6.2%
65 and older 342 4.4% 386   323 19 5.9%
Information Not Available 68 0.9% 83   85 -17 -20.0%
 
Industry 5,391 6,727 6,086
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 14 0.3% 19   23 -9 -39.1%
Mining 0 0.0% 2   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 13 0.2% 15   9 4 44.4%
Construction 325 6.0% 461   509 -184 -36.1%
Manufacturing 445 8.2% 543   345 100 29.0%
Wholesale Trade 165 3.1% 215   190 -25 -13.2%
Retail Trade 776 14.4% 911   884 -108 -12.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 206 3.8% 241   230 -24 -10.4%
Information 65 1.2% 97   81 -16 -19.8%
Finance and Insurance 478 8.8% 571   516 -38 -7.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 101 1.9% 108   113 -12 -10.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 399 7.4% 463   376 23 6.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 16 0.3% 19   29 -13 -44.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 961 17.8% 1,241   1,042 -81 -7.8%
Educational Services 87 1.6% 103   70 17 24.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 542 10.0% 651   749 -207 -27.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 84 1.6% 123   99 -15 -15.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 518 9.6% 696   559 -41 -7.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 135 2.5% 170   178 -43 -24.2%
Public Administration 55 1.0% 65   58 -3 -5.2%
Information Not Available 6 0.1% 13   24 -18 -75.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,952 40,474 47,794
Male 20,376 47.4% 19,815   23,452 -3,076 -13.1%
Female 22,432 52.2% 20,383   24,260 -1,828 -7.5%
Information Not Available 144 0.3% 276   82 62 75.6%
 
Ethnicity 42,952 40,474 47,794
Hispanic or Latino 11,718 27.3% 10,436   12,072 -354 -2.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,324 63.6% 26,065   31,311 -3,987 -12.7%
Information Not Available 3,910 9.1% 3,973   4,411 -501 -11.4%
 
Race 42,952 40,474 47,794
American Indian or Alaskan Native 237 0.6% 290   296 -59 -19.9%
Asian 677 1.6% 679   772 -95 -12.3%
Black or African American 10,772 25.1% 9,910   11,922 -1,150 -9.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 196 0.5% 200   210 -14 -6.7%
White 25,796 60.1% 24,159   29,024 -3,228 -11.1%
Information Not Available 5,274 12.3% 5,236   5,570 -296 -5.3%
 
Years of Age 42,952 40,474 47,794
Younger than 22 411 0.6% 372   453 -42 -9.3%
22-24 1,279 2.0% 1,128   1,363 -84 -6.2%
25-34 8,375 12.8% 7,656   9,419 -1,044 -11.1%
35-44 8,712 13.3% 7,837   9,688 -976 -10.1%
45-54 9,134 14.0% 8,456   10,371 -1,237 -11.9%
55-59 4,467 6.8% 4,204   4,996 -529 -10.6%
60-64 3,280 5.0% 3,065   3,309 -29 -0.9%
65 and older 2,196 3.4% 1,942   2,222 -26 -1.2%
Information Not Available 5,098 7.8% 5,814   5,973 -875 -14.6%
 
Industry 42,952 40,474 47,794
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 509 1.2% 499   626 -117 -18.7%
Mining 73 0.2% 101   185 -112 -60.5%
Utilities 59 0.1% 80   84 -25 -29.8%
Construction 2,723 6.3% 2,662   3,005 -282 -9.4%
Manufacturing 2,022 4.7% 1,924   2,282 -260 -11.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,837 4.2% 1,767   2,110 -273 -12.9%
Retail Trade 4,289 9.9% 4,026   4,755 -466 -9.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,297 3.0% 1,149   1,435 -138 -9.6%
Information 848 2.0% 756   931 -83 -8.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,125 4.9% 1,969   2,370 -245 -10.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,042 2.4% 906   1,097 -55 -5.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,389 7.8% 3,121   3,786 -397 -10.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 454 1.0% 504   490 -36 -7.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,354 19.2% 7,611   8,201 153 1.9%
Educational Services 826 1.9% 763   1,062 -236 -22.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,112 9.5% 3,569   4,220 -108 -2.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 609 1.4% 616   742 -133 -17.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,398 5.5% 2,441   2,899 -501 -17.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,100 2.5% 1,080   1,397 -297 -21.3%
Public Administration 525 1.2% 514   674 -149 -22.1%
Information Not Available 4,361 10.0% 4,416   5,443 -1,082 -19.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,977 28,788 30,467
Male 12,644 45.2% 13,361   14,054 -1,410 -10.0%
Female 13,771 49.2% 13,847   14,969 -1,198 -8.0%
Information Not Available 1,562 5.6% 1,580   1,444 118 8.2%
 
Ethnicity 27,977 28,788 30,467
Hispanic or Latino 73 0.3% 82   85 -12 -14.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,342 94.2% 27,126   28,938 -2,596 -9.0%
Information Not Available 1,562 5.6% 1,580   1,444 118 8.2%
 
Race 27,977 28,788 30,467
American Indian or Alaskan Native 100 0.4% 106   124 -24 -19.4%
Asian 475 1.7% 505   541 -66 -12.2%
Black or African American 15,438 55.2% 15,782   16,695 -1,257 -7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 10,402 37.2% 10,815   11,663 -1,261 -10.8%
Information Not Available 1,562 5.6% 1,580   1,444 118 8.2%
 
Years of Age 27,977 28,788 30,467
Younger than 22 381 1.0% 413   439 -58 -13.2%
22-24 1,023 2.8% 1,084   1,295 -272 -21.0%
25-34 6,610 18.2% 6,869   7,453 -843 -11.3%
35-44 6,950 19.2% 7,200   7,423 -473 -6.4%
45-54 6,808 18.8% 7,079   7,391 -583 -7.9%
55-59 3,005 8.3% 3,024   3,167 -162 -5.1%
60-64 2,093 5.8% 1,994   2,107 -14 -0.7%
65 and older 1,107 3.1% 1,123   1,181 -74 -6.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   11 -11 -100.0%
 
Industry 27,977 28,788 30,467
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 361 1.3% 426   368 -7 -1.9%
Mining 8 0.0% 9   10 -2 -20.0%
Utilities 25 0.1% 31   28 -3 -10.7%
Construction 1,132 4.0% 1,448   1,326 -194 -14.6%
Manufacturing 1,886 6.7% 1,878   2,258 -372 -16.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,177 4.2% 1,174   1,208 -31 -2.6%
Retail Trade 2,036 7.2% 1,982   2,236 -200 -8.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 471 1.7% 521   580 -109 -18.8%
Information 492 1.7% 488   543 -51 -9.4%
Finance and Insurance 878 3.1% 845   981 -103 -10.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 354 1.2% 368   396 -42 -10.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,190 18.3% 5,341   5,489 -299 -5.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 40 0.1% 35   35 5 14.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 84 0.3% 81   63 21 33.3%
Educational Services 493 1.7% 530   547 -54 -9.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,215 4.3% 1,315   1,551 -336 -21.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 984 3.5% 1,054   1,158 -174 -15.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 208 0.7% 177   199 9 4.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 230 0.8% 248   309 -79 -25.6%
Public Administration 323 1.1% 317   333 -10 -3.0%
Information Not Available 10,390 36.7% 10,520   10,849 -459 -4.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,577 7,265 6,521
Male 5,517 72.8% 5,329   4,324 1,193 27.6%
Female 2,060 27.2% 1,936   2,194 -134 -6.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,577 7,265 6,521
Hispanic or Latino 566 7.5% 528   493 73 14.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,046 66.6% 4,816   4,385 661 15.1%
Information Not Available 1,964 25.9% 1,921   1,643 321 19.5%
 
Race 7,577 7,265 6,521
American Indian or Alaskan Native 61 0.8% 55   52 9 17.3%
Asian 2,338 30.9% 2,314   2,010 328 16.3%
Black or African American 123 1.6% 125   115 8 7.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,355 31.1% 2,232   1,899 456 24.0%
White 1,660 21.9% 1,572   1,509 151 10.0%
Information Not Available 1,040 13.7% 967   936 104 11.1%
 
Years of Age 7,577 7,265 6,521
Younger than 22 107 1.2% 95   77 30 39.0%
22-24 279 3.3% 261   207 72 34.8%
25-34 1,757 20.5% 1,666   1,426 331 23.2%
35-44 1,777 20.7% 1,657   1,468 309 21.0%
45-54 1,744 20.4% 1,720   1,539 205 13.3%
55-59 805 9.4% 797   705 100 14.2%
60-64 670 7.8% 647   644 26 4.0%
65 and older 438 5.1% 422   455 -17 -3.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,577 7,265 6,521
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 307 3.9% 242   180 127 70.6%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Utilities 14 0.2% 14   10 4 40.0%
Construction 3,142 39.9% 2,894   1,830 1,312 71.7%
Manufacturing 151 1.9% 162   208 -57 -27.4%
Wholesale Trade 118 1.5% 127   117 1 0.9%
Retail Trade 337 4.3% 351   349 -12 -3.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 181 2.3% 221   228 -47 -20.6%
Information 148 1.9% 97   291 -143 -49.1%
Finance and Insurance 69 0.9% 62   84 -15 -17.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 96 1.2% 89   94 2 2.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 189 2.4% 171   217 -28 -12.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 55 0.7% 62   45 10 22.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 789 10.0% 833   746 43 5.8%
Educational Services 47 0.6% 42   53 -6 -11.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 305 3.9% 293   270 35 13.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 72 0.9% 73   83 -11 -13.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 476 6.0% 495   624 -148 -23.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 134 1.7% 129   159 -25 -15.7%
Public Administration 80 1.0% 80   81 -1 -1.2%
Information Not Available 866 11.0% 827   852 14 1.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,695 28,851 19,752
Male 13,093 66.5% 21,393   12,826 267 2.1%
Female 6,383 32.4% 7,205   6,657 -274 -4.1%
Information Not Available 219 1.1% 253   269 -50 -18.6%
 
Ethnicity 19,695 28,851 19,752
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   1,300 -1,300 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   17,326 -17,326 -100.0%
Information Not Available 19,695 100.0% 28,851   1,126 18,569 1649.1%
 
Race 19,695 28,851 19,752
American Indian or Alaskan Native 118 0.6% 118   282 -164 -58.2%
Asian 158 0.8% 93   280 -122 -43.6%
Black or African American 717 3.6% 619   1,499 -782 -52.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 5,730 29.1% 5,282   15,265 -9,535 -62.5%
Information Not Available 12,972 65.9% 22,739   2,426 10,546 434.7%
 
Years of Age 19,695 28,851 19,752
Younger than 22 333 1.4% 529   301 32 10.6%
22-24 828 3.5% 1,373   827 1 0.1%
25-34 4,391 18.6% 6,523   4,392 -1 0.0%
35-44 4,477 19.0% 6,292   4,340 137 3.2%
45-54 4,405 18.7% 6,223   4,544 -139 -3.1%
55-59 2,323 9.8% 3,360   2,477 -154 -6.2%
60-64 1,812 7.7% 2,652   1,725 87 5.0%
65 and older 1,126 4.8% 1,899   1,140 -14 -1.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   6 -6 -100.0%
 
Industry 19,695 28,851 19,752
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 148 0.7% 247   164 -16 -9.8%
Mining 257 1.3% 535   207 50 24.2%
Utilities 19 0.1% 32   30 -11 -36.7%
Construction 5,982 30.1% 10,891   4,827 1,155 23.9%
Manufacturing 3,672 18.5% 4,393   4,250 -578 -13.6%
Wholesale Trade 693 3.5% 790   857 -164 -19.1%
Retail Trade 1,328 6.7% 1,551   1,467 -139 -9.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 710 3.6% 1,246   826 -116 -14.0%
Information 377 1.9% 438   524 -147 -28.1%
Finance and Insurance 562 2.8% 555   834 -272 -32.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 195 1.0% 243   199 -4 -2.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 613 3.1% 703   546 67 12.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 60 0.3% 63   54 6 11.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,771 8.9% 3,100   1,873 -102 -5.4%
Educational Services 276 1.4% 305   286 -10 -3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,277 6.4% 1,255   1,134 143 12.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 177 0.9% 386   213 -36 -16.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 730 3.7% 959   742 -12 -1.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 439 2.2% 498   360 79 21.9%
Public Administration 223 1.1% 441   211 12 5.7%
Information Not Available 186 0.9% 220   148 38 25.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,581 10,235 7,541
Male 4,757 62.7% 7,152   4,787 -30 -0.6%
Female 2,823 37.2% 3,082   2,753 70 2.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,581 10,235 7,541
Hispanic or Latino 820 10.8% 1,259   802 18 2.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,465 72.1% 7,228   4,972 493 9.9%
Information Not Available 1,296 17.1% 1,748   1,767 -471 -26.7%
 
Race 7,581 10,235 7,541
American Indian or Alaskan Native 395 3.7% 574   314 81 25.8%
Asian 147 1.4% 154   101 46 45.5%
Black or African American 149 1.4% 193   99 50 50.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 65 0.6% 103   68 -3 -4.4%
White 7,805 73.3% 11,372   9,125 -1,320 -14.5%
Information Not Available 2,083 19.6% 5,278   1,496 587 39.2%
 
Years of Age 7,581 10,235 7,541
Younger than 22 183 1.2% 274   162 21 13.0%
22-24 308 2.1% 468   282 26 9.2%
25-34 1,481 10.1% 2,069   1,448 33 2.3%
35-44 1,566 10.7% 2,120   1,432 134 9.4%
45-54 1,792 12.2% 2,340   1,779 13 0.7%
55-59 1,008 6.9% 1,339   910 98 10.8%
60-64 695 4.7% 872   701 -6 -0.9%
65 and older 544 3.7% 750   806 -262 -32.5%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 3   21 -17 -81.0%
 
Industry 7,581 10,235 7,541
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 779 9.3% 1,064   589 190 32.3%
Mining 85 1.0% 115   159 -74 -46.5%
Utilities 17 0.2% 56   15 2 13.3%
Construction 1,058 12.7% 1,987   968 90 9.3%
Manufacturing 948 11.3% 1,127   848 100 11.8%
Wholesale Trade 298 3.6% 347   401 -103 -25.7%
Retail Trade 710 8.5% 860   671 39 5.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 386 4.6% 447   450 -64 -14.2%
Information 134 1.6% 118   94 40 42.6%
Finance and Insurance 209 2.5% 208   167 42 25.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 75 0.9% 95   106 -31 -29.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 357 4.3% 448   309 48 15.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 24 0.3% 24   19 5 26.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 716 8.6% 1,152   663 53 8.0%
Educational Services 123 1.5% 131   97 26 26.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 561 6.7% 601   574 -13 -2.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 110 1.3% 208   101 9 8.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 385 4.6% 465   353 32 9.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 137 1.6% 186   154 -17 -11.0%
Public Administration 164 2.0% 235   179 -15 -8.4%
Information Not Available 305 3.6% 361   624 -319 -51.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 124,852 141,781 128,228
Male 79,455 63.6% 95,074   81,481 -2,026 -2.5%
Female 44,541 35.7% 45,774   45,976 -1,435 -3.1%
Information Not Available 856 0.7% 933   771 85 11.0%
 
Ethnicity 124,852 141,781 128,228
Hispanic or Latino 21,705 17.4% 29,811   22,164 -459 -2.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 89,682 71.8% 96,856   92,877 -3,195 -3.4%
Information Not Available 13,465 10.8% 15,114   13,187 278 2.1%
 
Race 124,852 141,781 128,228
American Indian or Alaskan Native 656 0.5% 875   731 -75 -10.3%
Asian 2,608 2.1% 2,752   2,776 -168 -6.1%
Black or African American 28,368 22.7% 28,747   29,610 -1,242 -4.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 294 0.2% 316   251 43 17.1%
White 77,765 62.3% 89,072   79,666 -1,901 -2.4%
Information Not Available 15,161 12.1% 20,019   15,194 -33 -0.2%
 
Years of Age 124,852 141,781 128,228
Younger than 22 1,307 0.7% 1,539   1,509 -202 -13.4%
22-24 4,375 2.3% 5,135   4,775 -400 -8.4%
25-34 27,741 14.4% 31,924   28,506 -765 -2.7%
35-44 28,944 15.1% 33,159   29,969 -1,025 -3.4%
45-54 31,766 16.5% 35,944   32,408 -642 -2.0%
55-59 15,310 8.0% 17,213   15,468 -158 -1.0%
60-64 10,359 5.4% 11,389   10,395 -36 -0.3%
65 and older 5,050 2.6% 5,478   5,198 -148 -2.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 124,852 141,781 128,228
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 535 0.4% 902   524 11 2.1%
Mining 372 0.3% 482   954 -582 -61.0%
Utilities 152 0.1% 209   158 -6 -3.8%
Construction 23,182 18.5% 29,069   23,443 -261 -1.1%
Manufacturing 16,948 13.5% 17,699   14,929 2,019 13.5%
Wholesale Trade 5,296 4.2% 5,587   5,733 -437 -7.6%
Retail Trade 8,826 7.0% 9,153   8,569 257 3.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,939 4.7% 6,208   5,936 3 0.1%
Information 1,974 1.6% 1,976   2,130 -156 -7.3%
Finance and Insurance 3,915 3.1% 3,871   3,866 49 1.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,701 1.4% 1,748   1,654 47 2.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,262 5.8% 7,835   7,388 -126 -1.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 899 0.7% 973   937 -38 -4.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 18,992 15.1% 24,499   20,153 -1,161 -5.8%
Educational Services 2,151 1.7% 2,302   2,815 -664 -23.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,808 5.4% 6,882   7,799 -991 -12.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,071 1.7% 2,996   2,130 -59 -2.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,737 4.6% 6,457   6,181 -444 -7.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,646 2.1% 2,886   3,003 -357 -11.9%
Public Administration 2,370 1.9% 2,188   2,600 -230 -8.8%
Information Not Available 7,076 5.6% 7,859   7,326 -250 -3.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,649 27,203 23,167
Male 13,410 61.9% 18,523   14,801 -1,391 -9.4%
Female 8,140 37.6% 8,571   8,330 -190 -2.3%
Information Not Available 99 0.5% 109   36 63 175.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,649 27,203 23,167
Hispanic or Latino 1,026 4.7% 1,464   1,112 -86 -7.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,606 76.7% 20,886   18,173 -1,567 -8.6%
Information Not Available 4,017 18.6% 4,853   3,882 135 3.5%
 
Race 21,649 27,203 23,167
American Indian or Alaskan Native 94 0.4% 111   96 -2 -2.1%
Asian 153 0.7% 176   142 11 7.7%
Black or African American 3,691 17.0% 3,870   3,745 -54 -1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1% 26   34 -10 -29.4%
White 16,197 74.8% 21,129   17,739 -1,542 -8.7%
Information Not Available 1,490 6.9% 1,891   1,411 79 5.6%
 
Years of Age 21,649 27,203 23,167
Younger than 22 240 0.7% 371   253 -13 -5.1%
22-24 653 1.8% 942   715 -62 -8.7%
25-34 4,692 13.0% 5,610   4,863 -171 -3.5%
35-44 5,385 14.9% 6,746   5,764 -379 -6.6%
45-54 5,676 15.7% 7,107   6,186 -510 -8.2%
55-59 2,556 7.1% 3,328   2,889 -333 -11.5%
60-64 1,621 4.5% 2,056   1,703 -82 -4.8%
65 and older 826 2.3% 1,043   794 32 4.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 21,649 27,203 23,167
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 52 0.2% 89   72 -20 -27.8%
Mining 62 0.3% 98   109 -47 -43.1%
Utilities 25 0.1% 25   30 -5 -16.7%
Construction 4,531 20.9% 7,406   4,778 -247 -5.2%
Manufacturing 3,360 15.5% 3,661   4,350 -990 -22.8%
Wholesale Trade 799 3.7% 842   934 -135 -14.5%
Retail Trade 1,556 7.2% 1,668   1,508 48 3.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 997 4.6% 1,561   1,174 -177 -15.1%
Information 358 1.6% 354   268 90 33.6%
Finance and Insurance 619 2.9% 650   522 97 18.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 294 1.4% 314   328 -34 -10.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 978 4.5% 1,086   861 117 13.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 198 0.9% 193   122 76 62.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,222 10.2% 2,989   2,356 -134 -5.7%
Educational Services 383 1.8% 419   362 21 5.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,541 7.1% 1,549   1,441 100 6.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 233 1.1% 372   201 32 15.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 635 2.9% 737   668 -33 -4.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 492 2.3% 574   586 -94 -16.0%
Public Administration 158 0.7% 204   237 -79 -33.3%
Information Not Available 2,156 9.9% 2,412   2,260 -104 -4.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,704 14,180 12,893
Male 6,263 58.5% 9,018   7,706 -1,443 -18.7%
Female 4,441 41.5% 5,162   5,187 -746 -14.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,704 14,180 12,893
Hispanic or Latino 906 8.5% 1,311   1,076 -170 -15.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,879 45.6% 7,401   6,367 -1,488 -23.4%
Information Not Available 4,919 46.0% 5,468   5,450 -531 -9.7%
 
Race 10,704 14,180 12,893
American Indian or Alaskan Native 157 1.5% 190   195 -38 -19.5%
Asian 217 2.0% 243   169 48 28.4%
Black or African American 2,195 20.5% 2,988   2,645 -450 -17.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 36 0.3% 39   27 9 33.3%
White 7,397 69.1% 9,758   8,973 -1,576 -17.6%
Information Not Available 702 6.6% 962   884 -182 -20.6%
 
Years of Age 10,704 14,180 12,893
Younger than 22 131 0.8% 161   192 -61 -31.8%
22-24 404 2.3% 508   574 -170 -29.6%
25-34 2,392 13.9% 3,082   3,117 -725 -23.3%
35-44 2,544 14.8% 3,416   3,018 -474 -15.7%
45-54 2,598 15.1% 3,477   2,929 -331 -11.3%
55-59 1,236 7.2% 1,671   1,456 -220 -15.1%
60-64 883 5.1% 1,184   1,002 -119 -11.9%
65 and older 516 3.0% 681   605 -89 -14.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,704 14,180 12,893
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 39 0.4% 46   44 -5 -11.4%
Mining 93 0.9% 86   370 -277 -74.9%
Utilities 24 0.2% 19   21 3 14.3%
Construction 1,869 17.4% 2,527   1,898 -29 -1.5%
Manufacturing 1,285 12.0% 3,363   1,891 -606 -32.0%
Wholesale Trade 461 4.3% 532   523 -62 -11.9%
Retail Trade 780 7.3% 870   933 -153 -16.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 420 3.9% 510   473 -53 -11.2%
Information 284 2.6% 265   342 -58 -17.0%
Finance and Insurance 361 3.4% 351   375 -14 -3.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 180 1.7% 189   201 -21 -10.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 696 6.5% 779   867 -171 -19.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 71 0.7% 75   33 38 115.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,490 13.9% 1,773   1,660 -170 -10.2%
Educational Services 155 1.4% 165   241 -86 -35.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,102 10.3% 1,081   1,199 -97 -8.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 69 0.6% 76   89 -20 -22.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 413 3.8% 455   505 -92 -18.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 200 1.9% 212   252 -52 -20.6%
Public Administration 195 1.8% 228   218 -23 -10.6%
Information Not Available 517 4.8% 578   758 -241 -31.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,691 20,656 22,729
Male 11,105 59.4% 13,371   15,104 -3,999 -26.5%
Female 7,586 40.6% 7,285   7,625 -39 -0.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,691 20,656 22,729
Hispanic or Latino 28 0.1% 23   9 19 211.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 431 2.3% 457   481 -50 -10.4%
Information Not Available 18,232 97.5% 20,176   22,239 -4,007 -18.0%
 
Race 18,691 20,656 22,729
American Indian or Alaskan Native 75 0.4% 72   121 -46 -38.0%
Asian 28 0.1% 63   51 -23 -45.1%
Black or African American 2,831 15.1% 2,871   2,794 37 1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   19 -19 -100.0%
White 15,607 83.5% 17,436   19,501 -3,894 -20.0%
Information Not Available 150 0.8% 214   243 -93 -38.3%
 
Years of Age 18,691 20,656 22,729
Younger than 22 239 0.7% 280   285 -46 -16.1%
22-24 613 1.9% 696   832 -219 -26.3%
25-34 3,613 11.1% 4,165   4,658 -1,045 -22.4%
35-44 4,549 14.0% 4,712   5,359 -810 -15.1%
45-54 4,656 14.3% 5,232   6,102 -1,446 -23.7%
55-59 2,167 6.7% 2,410   2,560 -393 -15.4%
60-64 1,722 5.3% 1,963   1,794 -72 -4.0%
65 and older 1,128 3.5% 1,194   1,135 -7 -0.6%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   4 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,691 20,656 22,729
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 23 0.1% 90   51 -28 -54.9%
Mining 154 0.8% 140   1,593 -1,439 -90.3%
Utilities 37 0.2% 45   65 -28 -43.1%
Construction 3,398 18.2% 4,295   2,859 539 18.9%
Manufacturing 3,201 17.1% 3,251   4,770 -1,569 -32.9%
Wholesale Trade 739 3.9% 882   1,051 -312 -29.7%
Retail Trade 1,624 8.7% 1,524   1,616 8 0.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 987 5.3% 1,140   1,233 -246 -20.0%
Information 290 1.5% 285   341 -51 -15.0%
Finance and Insurance 641 3.4% 565   631 10 1.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 304 1.6% 280   332 -28 -8.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 749 4.0% 791   1,065 -316 -29.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 150 0.8% 109   65 85 130.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,026 10.8% 2,379   2,037 -11 -0.5%
Educational Services 201 1.1% 158   276 -75 -27.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,783 9.5% 1,506   1,640 143 8.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 197 1.1% 479   257 -60 -23.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 576 3.1% 864   892 -316 -35.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 402 2.1% 506   477 -75 -15.7%
Public Administration 197 1.1% 289   341 -144 -42.2%
Information Not Available 1,012 5.4% 1,078   1,137 -125 -11.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,993 18,023 22,957
Male 9,656 53.7% 9,864   14,314 -4,658 -32.5%
Female 8,321 46.2% 8,146   8,635 -314 -3.6%
Information Not Available 16 0.1% 13   8 8 100.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,993 18,023 22,957
Hispanic or Latino 832 4.6% 832   1,093 -261 -23.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,804 93.4% 16,878   21,860 -5,056 -23.1%
Information Not Available 357 2.0% 313   4 353 8825.0%
 
Race 17,993 18,023 22,957
American Indian or Alaskan Native 111 0.6% 113   176 -65 -36.9%
Asian 195 1.1% 199   235 -40 -17.0%
Black or African American 8,925 49.6% 8,928   10,922 -1,997 -18.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1% 15   34 -20 -58.8%
White 7,445 41.4% 7,524   11,224 -3,779 -33.7%
Information Not Available 1,303 7.2% 1,244   366 937 256.0%
 
Years of Age 17,993 18,023 22,957
Younger than 22 287 1.2% 313   343 -56 -16.3%
22-24 696 2.9% 688   975 -279 -28.6%
25-34 4,316 18.0% 4,310   5,550 -1,234 -22.2%
35-44 4,172 17.4% 4,168   5,441 -1,269 -23.3%
45-54 4,093 17.0% 4,193   5,353 -1,260 -23.5%
55-59 2,069 8.6% 2,061   2,701 -632 -23.4%
60-64 1,413 5.9% 1,434   1,584 -171 -10.8%
65 and older 947 3.9% 856   1,010 -63 -6.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 17,993 18,023 22,957
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 266 1.5% 320   255 11 4.3%
Mining 413 2.3% 464   1,428 -1,015 -71.1%
Utilities 39 0.2% 43   51 -12 -23.5%
Construction 3,017 16.5% 3,062   3,968 -951 -24.0%
Manufacturing 1,579 8.6% 1,612   2,896 -1,317 -45.5%
Wholesale Trade 558 3.1% 554   799 -241 -30.2%
Retail Trade 1,334 7.3% 1,289   1,617 -283 -17.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 809 4.4% 781   1,086 -277 -25.5%
Information 197 1.1% 200   318 -121 -38.1%
Finance and Insurance 376 2.1% 361   412 -36 -8.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 378 2.1% 351   565 -187 -33.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 960 5.3% 801   1,199 -239 -19.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 68 0.4% 80   99 -31 -31.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,598 8.8% 1,593   1,850 -252 -13.6%
Educational Services 286 1.6% 279   287 -1 -0.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,797 9.8% 1,883   1,783 14 0.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 270 1.5% 252   269 1 0.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,307 7.2% 1,364   1,303 4 0.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 454 2.5% 434   569 -115 -20.2%
Public Administration 298 1.6% 284   273 25 9.2%
Information Not Available 1,989 10.9% 2,016   1,930 59 3.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 62,677 78,142 65,169
Male 39,889 63.6% 53,356   41,300 -1,411 -3.4%
Female 22,785 36.4% 24,781   23,866 -1,081 -4.5%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 5   3 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 62,677 78,142 65,169
Hispanic or Latino 8,084 12.9% 10,197   8,010 74 0.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 50,908 81.2% 63,461   53,296 -2,388 -4.5%
Information Not Available 3,685 5.9% 4,484   3,863 -178 -4.6%
 
Race 62,677 78,142 65,169
American Indian or Alaskan Native 325 0.5% 397   322 3 0.9%
Asian 1,948 3.1% 2,094   2,165 -217 -10.0%
Black or African American 5,556 8.9% 6,067   5,806 -250 -4.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 150 0.2% 177   148 2 1.4%
White 45,868 73.2% 58,447   48,283 -2,415 -5.0%
Information Not Available 8,830 14.1% 10,960   8,445 385 4.6%
 
Years of Age 62,677 78,142 65,169
Younger than 22 1,093 1.1% 1,577   1,140 -47 -4.1%
22-24 2,633 2.5% 3,510   2,811 -178 -6.3%
25-34 14,030 13.6% 17,898   14,190 -160 -1.1%
35-44 13,408 13.0% 16,633   14,215 -807 -5.7%
45-54 15,196 14.7% 18,581   16,571 -1,375 -8.3%
55-59 7,223 7.0% 8,865   7,465 -242 -3.2%
60-64 5,199 5.0% 6,230   5,071 128 2.5%
65 and older 3,895 3.8% 4,848   3,706 189 5.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 62,677 78,142 65,169
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 458 0.7% 925   508 -50 -9.8%
Mining 142 0.2% 232   118 24 20.3%
Utilities 173 0.3% 193   120 53 44.2%
Construction 11,594 18.4% 16,871   11,744 -150 -1.3%
Manufacturing 4,977 7.9% 5,307   5,311 -334 -6.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,538 4.0% 2,669   2,494 44 1.8%
Retail Trade 5,052 8.0% 5,721   4,957 95 1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,002 3.2% 2,130   1,860 142 7.6%
Information 1,345 2.1% 1,411   3,858 -2,513 -65.1%
Finance and Insurance 2,073 3.3% 2,033   2,155 -82 -3.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,126 1.8% 1,296   1,130 -4 -0.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,333 8.4% 5,892   5,060 273 5.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 316 0.5% 336   288 28 9.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,590 12.0% 11,485   7,683 -93 -1.2%
Educational Services 1,004 1.6% 1,123   1,102 -98 -8.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,401 8.6% 5,419   5,154 247 4.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,470 2.3% 2,635   1,409 61 4.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,269 6.8% 5,818   4,220 49 1.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,950 4.7% 3,353   3,455 -505 -14.6%
Public Administration 1,234 2.0% 1,432   972 262 27.0%
Information Not Available 1,630 2.6% 1,861   1,571 59 3.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,078 40,012 36,868
Male 14,333 39.7% 17,431   15,578 -1,245 -8.0%
Female 11,818 32.8% 12,427   12,658 -840 -6.6%
Information Not Available 9,927 27.5% 10,154   8,632 1,295 15.0%
 
Ethnicity 36,078 40,012 36,868
Hispanic or Latino 1,386 3.8% 1,772   1,509 -123 -8.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,986 66.5% 27,288   26,037 -2,051 -7.9%
Information Not Available 10,706 29.7% 10,952   9,322 1,384 14.8%
 
Race 36,078 40,012 36,868
American Indian or Alaskan Native 101 0.3% 110   85 16 18.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 11,901 33.0% 12,762   12,813 -912 -7.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 45 0.1% 46   48 -3 -6.3%
White 11,939 33.1% 14,370   13,091 -1,152 -8.8%
Information Not Available 12,092 33.5% 12,724   10,831 1,261 11.6%
 
Years of Age 36,078 40,012 36,868
Younger than 22 348 0.8% 419   431 -83 -19.3%
22-24 1,064 2.3% 1,152   1,252 -188 -15.0%
25-34 6,369 13.9% 7,006   7,004 -635 -9.1%
35-44 5,525 12.1% 6,127   6,154 -629 -10.2%
45-54 5,916 12.9% 6,747   6,449 -533 -8.3%
55-59 3,107 6.8% 3,590   3,047 60 2.0%
60-64 2,247 4.9% 2,631   2,184 63 2.9%
65 and older 1,575 3.4% 2,186   1,715 -140 -8.2%
Information Not Available 9,927 21.7% 10,154   8,632 1,295 15.0%
 
Industry 36,078 40,012 36,868
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 44 0.1% 74   66 -22 -33.3%
Mining 15 0.0% 33   44 -29 -65.9%
Utilities 30 0.1% 33   35 -5 -14.3%
Construction 3,602 10.0% 5,162   3,644 -42 -1.2%
Manufacturing 277 0.8% 313   353 -76 -21.5%
Wholesale Trade 984 2.7% 1,040   1,153 -169 -14.7%
Retail Trade 1,095 3.0% 1,139   1,254 -159 -12.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 777 2.2% 781   660 117 17.7%
Information 454 1.3% 472   526 -72 -13.7%
Finance and Insurance 966 2.7% 871   953 13 1.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 602 1.7% 635   624 -22 -3.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,447 6.8% 2,526   2,486 -39 -1.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 147 0.4% 148   82 65 79.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,946 10.9% 4,254   4,445 -499 -11.2%
Educational Services 694 1.9% 728   751 -57 -7.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,338 6.5% 2,289   2,640 -302 -11.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 391 1.1% 759   366 25 6.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,972 5.5% 2,886   2,183 -211 -9.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 711 2.0% 739   814 -103 -12.7%
Public Administration 577 1.6% 711   541 36 6.7%
Information Not Available 14,009 38.8% 14,419   13,248 761 5.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,835 9,098 8,764
Male 5,310 67.8% 6,203   6,016 -706 -11.7%
Female 2,525 32.2% 2,895   2,748 -223 -8.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,835 9,098 8,764
Hispanic or Latino 171 2.2% 216   169 2 1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,801 86.8% 7,893   7,665 -864 -11.3%
Information Not Available 863 11.0% 989   930 -67 -7.2%
 
Race 7,835 9,098 8,764
American Indian or Alaskan Native 83 1.1% 96   110 -27 -24.5%
Asian 50 0.6% 61   69 -19 -27.5%
Black or African American 106 1.4% 135   146 -40 -27.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 7,214 92.1% 8,334   7,966 -752 -9.4%
Information Not Available 382 4.9% 472   473 -91 -19.2%
 
Years of Age 7,835 9,098 8,764
Younger than 22 182 1.3% 192   181 1 0.6%
22-24 282 2.0% 353   414 -132 -31.9%
25-34 1,719 12.0% 2,013   1,779 -60 -3.4%
35-44 1,565 11.0% 1,836   1,723 -158 -9.2%
45-54 1,755 12.3% 1,974   2,058 -303 -14.7%
55-59 973 6.8% 1,097   1,165 -192 -16.5%
60-64 760 5.3% 903   854 -94 -11.0%
65 and older 599 4.2% 730   590 9 1.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,835 9,098 8,764
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 553 6.6% 209   662 -109 -16.5%
Mining 10 0.1% 17   3 7 233.3%
Utilities 10 0.1% 11   17 -7 -41.2%
Construction 1,313 15.7% 1,961   1,581 -268 -17.0%
Manufacturing 705 8.4% 863   934 -229 -24.5%
Wholesale Trade 225 2.7% 264   266 -41 -15.4%
Retail Trade 657 7.8% 665   728 -71 -9.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 318 3.8% 234   352 -34 -9.7%
Information 53 0.6% 61   49 4 8.2%
Finance and Insurance 92 1.1% 90   118 -26 -22.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 61 0.7% 76   73 -12 -16.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 184 2.2% 202   191 -7 -3.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.1% 17   19 -9 -47.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 644 7.7% 877   611 33 5.4%
Educational Services 62 0.7% 89   72 -10 -13.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 385 4.6% 379   412 -27 -6.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 123 1.5% 175   123 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 584 7.0% 981   715 -131 -18.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 132 1.6% 174   123 9 7.3%
Public Administration 96 1.1% 141   95 1 1.1%
Information Not Available 1,618 19.3% 1,612   1,620 -2 -0.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 68,746 89,176 75,189
Male 43,844 63.8% 61,434   49,194 -5,350 -10.9%
Female 23,305 33.9% 25,883   24,417 -1,112 -4.6%
Information Not Available 1,597 2.3% 1,859   1,578 19 1.2%
 
Ethnicity 68,746 89,176 75,189
Hispanic or Latino 4,709 6.8% 7,344   4,425 284 6.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 52,659 76.6% 68,129   57,548 -4,889 -8.5%
Information Not Available 11,378 16.6% 13,703   13,216 -1,838 -13.9%
 
Race 68,746 89,176 75,189
American Indian or Alaskan Native 708 1.0% 1,093   757 -49 -6.5%
Asian 565 0.8% 568   653 -88 -13.5%
Black or African American 10,796 15.7% 11,710   11,974 -1,178 -9.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 47 0.1% 67   70 -23 -32.9%
White 41,171 59.9% 55,840   44,676 -3,505 -7.8%
Information Not Available 15,459 22.5% 19,898   17,059 -1,600 -9.4%
 
Years of Age 68,746 89,176 75,189
Younger than 22 1,714 1.6% 2,358   1,668 46 2.8%
22-24 3,519 3.4% 4,783   3,873 -354 -9.1%
25-34 16,159 15.4% 20,721   17,632 -1,473 -8.4%
35-44 15,102 14.4% 19,236   16,521 -1,419 -8.6%
45-54 16,384 15.6% 21,663   19,063 -2,679 -14.1%
55-59 8,100 7.7% 10,402   8,607 -507 -5.9%
60-64 5,027 4.8% 6,426   5,123 -96 -1.9%
65 and older 2,739 2.6% 3,585   2,698 41 1.5%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   4 -2 -50.0%
 
Industry 68,746 89,176 75,189
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,004 1.4% 1,766   1,055 -51 -4.8%
Mining 315 0.5% 621   519 -204 -39.3%
Utilities 132 0.2% 201   108 24 22.2%
Construction 13,867 19.9% 20,842   14,714 -847 -5.8%
Manufacturing 9,840 14.1% 10,275   14,408 -4,568 -31.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,264 3.2% 3,200   2,882 -618 -21.4%
Retail Trade 3,958 5.7% 4,920   3,793 165 4.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,296 3.3% 2,777   2,171 125 5.8%
Information 801 1.1% 803   675 126 18.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,324 1.9% 1,307   1,287 37 2.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 872 1.3% 989   947 -75 -7.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,584 5.1% 4,214   3,928 -344 -8.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,046 4.4% 3,499   1,264 1,782 141.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,911 12.8% 12,685   9,495 -584 -6.2%
Educational Services 694 1.0% 674   744 -50 -6.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,177 6.0% 4,054   4,365 -188 -4.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,379 2.0% 3,156   1,426 -47 -3.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,293 4.7% 3,804   3,408 -115 -3.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,686 2.4% 2,125   1,752 -66 -3.8%
Public Administration 865 1.2% 1,476   964 -99 -10.3%
Information Not Available 4,438 6.4% 5,788   5,284 -846 -16.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 44,846 60,343 45,809
Male 32,390 72.2% 47,038   33,197 -807 -2.4%
Female 12,452 27.8% 13,302   12,607 -155 -1.2%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 3   5 -1 -20.0%
 
Ethnicity 44,846 60,343 45,809
Hispanic or Latino 1,891 4.2% 2,687   1,918 -27 -1.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,418 85.7% 51,807   38,900 -482 -1.2%
Information Not Available 4,537 10.1% 5,849   4,991 -454 -9.1%
 
Race 44,846 60,343 45,809
American Indian or Alaskan Native 659 1.5% 813   599 60 10.0%
Asian 863 1.9% 956   907 -44 -4.9%
Black or African American 3,033 6.8% 3,185   2,864 169 5.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 86 0.2% 98   90 -4 -4.4%
White 36,487 81.4% 50,448   37,690 -1,203 -3.2%
Information Not Available 3,718 8.3% 4,843   3,659 59 1.6%
 
Years of Age 44,846 60,343 45,809
Younger than 22 621 0.8% 1,078   628 -7 -1.1%
22-24 1,932 2.5% 2,939   2,040 -108 -5.3%
25-34 10,333 13.4% 14,616   11,004 -671 -6.1%
35-44 9,851 12.7% 13,246   9,737 114 1.2%
45-54 9,944 12.9% 12,971   10,496 -552 -5.3%
55-59 5,910 7.6% 7,495   5,828 82 1.4%
60-64 4,028 5.2% 5,081   3,924 104 2.7%
65 and older 2,217 2.9% 2,904   2,144 73 3.4%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 13   8 2 25.0%
 
Industry 44,846 60,343 45,809
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 721 1.6% 1,039   716 5 0.7%
Mining 430 0.9% 645   783 -353 -45.1%
Utilities 147 0.3% 264   132 15 11.4%
Construction 14,550 31.9% 23,248   14,705 -155 -1.1%
Manufacturing 5,462 12.0% 6,596   5,885 -423 -7.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,688 3.7% 2,038   1,740 -52 -3.0%
Retail Trade 2,656 5.8% 3,028   2,484 172 6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,525 3.3% 1,733   1,485 40 2.7%
Information 615 1.3% 656   543 72 13.3%
Finance and Insurance 934 2.0% 916   888 46 5.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 540 1.2% 599   489 51 10.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,412 5.3% 2,733   2,459 -47 -1.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 711 1.6% 804   999 -288 -28.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,776 8.3% 5,701   3,821 -45 -1.2%
Educational Services 751 1.6% 843   668 83 12.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,487 5.5% 2,431   2,530 -43 -1.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 534 1.2% 957   578 -44 -7.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,760 3.9% 2,096   1,675 85 5.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,123 2.5% 1,329   1,101 22 2.0%
Public Administration 736 1.6% 1,099   692 44 6.4%
Information Not Available 1,288 2.8% 1,588   1,436 -148 -10.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,094 30,115 22,208
Male 13,553 56.3% 17,712   12,448 1,105 8.9%
Female 10,513 43.6% 12,368   9,721 792 8.1%
Information Not Available 28 0.1% 35   39 -11 -28.2%
 
Ethnicity 24,094 30,115 22,208
Hispanic or Latino 952 4.0% 1,281   920 32 3.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,957 78.7% 23,558   17,305 1,652 9.5%
Information Not Available 4,185 17.4% 5,276   3,983 202 5.1%
 
Race 24,094 30,115 22,208
American Indian or Alaskan Native 147 0.6% 168   139 8 5.8%
Asian 215 0.9% 271   153 62 40.5%
Black or African American 5,196 21.6% 6,207   4,883 313 6.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 255 1.1% 412   932 -677 -72.6%
White 15,719 65.2% 19,899   14,699 1,020 6.9%
Information Not Available 2,562 10.6% 3,158   1,402 1,160 82.7%
 
Years of Age 24,094 30,115 22,208
Younger than 22 276 0.7% 320   258 18 7.0%
22-24 880 2.3% 1,082   838 42 5.0%
25-34 5,377 14.2% 6,380   5,151 226 4.4%
35-44 5,587 14.8% 6,873   5,193 394 7.6%
45-54 5,836 15.4% 7,345   5,378 458 8.5%
55-59 2,978 7.9% 3,813   2,655 323 12.2%
60-64 1,969 5.2% 2,530   1,742 227 13.0%
65 and older 1,191 3.1% 1,772   993 198 19.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 24,094 30,115 22,208
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 136 0.6% 247   116 20 17.2%
Mining 60 0.2% 100   123 -63 -51.2%
Utilities 34 0.1% 41   30 4 13.3%
Construction 3,740 15.4% 5,151   2,883 857 29.7%
Manufacturing 2,706 11.2% 3,507   3,141 -435 -13.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,022 4.2% 1,127   981 41 4.2%
Retail Trade 2,497 10.3% 2,630   2,171 326 15.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 900 3.7% 1,731   701 199 28.4%
Information 471 1.9% 504   346 125 36.1%
Finance and Insurance 822 3.4% 812   637 185 29.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 394 1.6% 447   368 26 7.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,275 5.3% 1,390   1,125 150 13.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 143 0.6% 144   108 35 32.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,016 12.4% 3,914   3,016 0 0.0%
Educational Services 415 1.7% 448   418 -3 -0.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,537 10.5% 2,569   2,344 193 8.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 355 1.5% 691   327 28 8.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,687 7.0% 2,497   1,583 104 6.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 579 2.4% 673   533 46 8.6%
Public Administration 271 1.1% 361   247 24 9.7%
Information Not Available 1,034 4.3% 1,131   1,010 24 2.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Apr 2017 Percent Mar 2017     Apr 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,355 10,563 12,313
Male 4,894 52.3% 5,599   7,042 -2,148 -30.5%
Female 4,449 47.6% 4,952   5,255 -806 -15.3%