Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

August 2017

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands data are estimated for the month of August 2017 due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
August 2017
Aug 2017 Jul 2017 Monthly Change Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,889,102 1,967,473 -78,371 2,049,379 -160,277 -7.8
Alaska 6,115 6,286 -171 7,223 -1,108 -15.3
Alabama 18,502 22,280 -3,778 22,244 -3,742 -16.8
Arkansas 13,980 15,044 -1,064 16,372 -2,392 -14.6
Arizona 33,657 34,464 -807 36,845 -3,188 -8.7
California 336,839 340,363 -3,524 347,608 -10,769 -3.1
Colorado 21,517 22,116 -599 25,593 -4,076 -15.9
Connecticut 40,297 40,958 -661 44,394 -4,097 -9.2
District of Columbia 9,216 9,209 7 8,953 263 2.9
Delaware 6,040 6,072 -32 6,463 -423 -6.5
Florida 54,113 53,298 815 58,258 -4,145 -7.1
Georgia 29,037 30,826 -1,789 30,817 -1,780 -5.8
Hawaii 7,212 7,955 -743 6,729 483 7.2
Iowa 15,500 16,154 -654 17,011 -1,511 -8.9
Idaho 5,044 5,148 -104 5,733 -689 -12.0
Illinois 102,903 108,182 -5,279 111,658 -8,755 -7.8
Indiana 14,899 14,831 68 20,688 -5,789 -28.0
Kansas 12,205 11,227 978 11,865 340 2.9
Kentucky 19,044 21,949 -2,905 21,569 -2,525 -11.7
Louisiana 22,188 20,840 1,348 26,544 -4,356 -16.4
Massachusetts 58,827 58,624 203 58,680 147 0.3
Maryland 36,534 36,660 -126 39,476 -2,942 -7.5
Maine 3,834 4,089 -255 4,396 -562 -12.8
Michigan 53,056 72,128 -19,072 63,182 -10,126 -16.0
Minnesota 28,229 28,961 -732 30,300 -2,071 -6.8
Missouri 28,285 31,841 -3,556 31,544 -3,259 -10.3
Mississippi 12,841 15,225 -2,384 14,983 -2,142 -14.3
Montana 4,175 4,301 -126 4,359 -184 -4.2
North Carolina 22,312 22,789 -477 25,597 -3,285 -12.8
North Dakota 2,398 2,651 -253 3,503 -1,105 -31.5
Nebraska 4,708 4,930 -222 4,299 409 9.5
New Hampshire 4,100 4,204 -104 4,589 -489 -10.7
New Jersey 103,673 106,024 -2,351 105,796 -2,123 -2.0
New Mexico 10,872 10,596 276 12,248 -1,376 -11.2
Nevada 20,211 20,681 -470 21,753 -1,542 -7.1
New York 151,152 155,273 -4,121 157,336 -6,184 -3.9
Ohio 49,251 58,274 -9,023 53,853 -4,602 -8.5
Oklahoma 15,091 15,829 -738 23,516 -8,425 -35.8
Oregon 25,833 26,550 -717 26,612 -779 -2.9
Pennsylvania 126,385 130,888 -4,503 139,327 -12,942 -9.3
Puerto Rico 29,993 29,983 10 20,685 9,308 45.0
Rhode Island 9,091 9,726 -635 9,834 -743 -7.6
South Carolina 21,987 21,471 516 21,788 199 0.9
South Dakota 1,170 1,234 -64 1,383 -213 -15.4
Tennessee 21,381 22,298 -917 19,646 1,735 8.8
Texas 146,004 152,196 -6,192 183,387 -37,383 -20.4
Utah 8,191 8,616 -425 9,683 -1,492 -15.4
Virginia 30,036 30,790 -754 32,056 -2,020 -6.3
Virgin Islands 244 245 -1 341 -97 -28.4
Vermont 3,392 3,489 -97 3,914 -522 -13.3
Washington 47,463 46,787 676 43,023 4,440 10.3
Wisconsin 28,340 29,984 -1,644 33,488 -5,148 -15.4
West Virginia 9,537 10,561 -1,024 13,877 -4,340 -31.3
Wyoming 2,198 2,373 -175 4,358 -2,160 -49.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,889,102   1,967,473   2,049,379 -160,277 -7.8
Male 920,052 48.7% 961,758   1,055,821 -135,769 -12.9%
Female 954,921 50.5% 992,171   977,321 -22,400 -2.3%
Information Not Available 14,129 0.7% 13,544   16,237 -2,108 -13.0%
 
Ethnicity 1,889,102   1,967,473   2,049,379    
Hispanic or Latino 376,066 19.9% 387,661   369,938 6,128 1.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,303,021 69.0% 1,372,633   1,402,666 -99,645 -7.1%
Information Not Available 210,097 11.1% 207,174   276,775 -66,678 -24.1%
 
Race 1,889,102   1,967,473   2,049,379
American Indian or Alaskan Native 24,581 1.3% 25,712   26,833 -2,252 -8.4%
Asian 67,802 3.6% 71,960   70,084 -2,282 -3.3%
Black or African American 381,469 20.1% 399,499   399,977 -18,508 -4.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,810 0.6% 11,696   12,112 -302 -2.5%
White 959,372 50.7% 998,585   1,045,754 -86,382 -8.3%
Information Not Available 448,796 23.7% 462,963   498,359 -49,563 -9.9%
 
Years of Age 1,889,102   1,967,473   2,049,379
Younger than 22 31,069 1.6% 31,421   33,627 -2,558 -7.6%
22-24 73,279 3.9% 78,344   83,708 -10,429 -12.5%
25-34 423,239 22.4% 438,779   459,838 -36,599 -8.0%
35-44 408,468 21.6% 429,932   443,285 -34,817 -7.9%
45-54 434,631 23.0% 455,966   475,402 -40,771 -8.6%
55-59 215,788 11.4% 225,143   230,038 -14,250 -6.2%
60-64 159,828 8.5% 160,800   169,374 -9,546 -5.6%
65 and older 129,019 6.8% 133,786   137,888 -8,869 -6.4%
Information Not Available 13,841 0.7% 13,302   16,219 -2,378 -14.7%
 
Industry 1,889,102   1,967,473   2,049,379
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 58,636 3.1% 56,650   52,533 6,103 11.6%
Mining 7,584 0.4% 8,243   29,500 -21,916 -74.3%
Utilities 3,887 0.2% 3,718   4,720 -833 -17.6%
Construction 147,711 7.8% 161,392   169,857 -22,146 -13.0%
Manufacturing 164,491 8.7% 197,764   208,304 -43,813 -21.0%
Wholesale Trade 64,275 3.4% 66,513   73,899 -9,624 -13.0%
Retail Trade 149,681 7.9% 151,455   154,036 -4,355 -2.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 125,330 6.6% 125,429   128,756 -3,426 -2.7%
Information 62,465 3.3% 68,183   61,148 1,317 2.2%
Finance and Insurance 57,335 3.0% 57,933   57,437 -102 -0.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 25,668 1.4% 25,875   26,952 -1,284 -4.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 116,749 6.2% 118,325   119,212 -2,463 -2.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13,146 0.7% 14,704   12,956 190 1.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 249,780 13.2% 254,280   251,469 -1,689 -0.7%
Educational Services 83,629 4.4% 85,900   83,080 549 0.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 181,040 9.6% 188,918   181,330 -290 -0.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 24,850 1.3% 25,950   27,128 -2,278 -8.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 135,326 7.2% 139,398   138,634 -3,308 -2.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 49,378 2.6% 52,325   51,798 -2,420 -4.7%
Public Administration 42,267 2.2% 41,316   37,140 5,127 13.8%
Information Not Available 126,257 6.7% 123,202   179,490 -53,233 -29.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,115 6,286 7,223 -1,108 -15.3
Male 2,965 48.5% 2,990   3,826 -861 -22.5%
Female 3,136 51.3% 3,281   3,374 -238 -7.1%
Information Not Available 14 0.2% 15   23 -9 -39.1%
 
Ethnicity 6,115   6,286   7,223    
Hispanic or Latino 8 0.1% 3   16 -8 -50.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,839 95.5% 6,001   6,874 -1,035 -15.1%
Information Not Available 268 4.4% 282   333 -65 -19.5%
 
Race 6,115 6,286 7,223
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,119 34.7% 2,162   2,284 -165 -7.2%
Asian 269 4.4% 273   372 -103 -27.7%
Black or African American 344 5.6% 334   390 -46 -11.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 182 3.0% 146   175 7 4.0%
White 2,927 47.9% 3,086   3,655 -728 -19.9%
Information Not Available 274 4.5% 285   347 -73 -21.0%
 
Years of Age 6,115 6,286 7,223
Younger than 22 124 1.4% 130   107 17 15.9%
22-24 237 2.7% 275   370 -133 -35.9%
25-34 1,747 20.2% 1,770   2,109 -362 -17.2%
35-44 1,435 16.6% 1,434   1,579 -144 -9.1%
45-54 1,240 14.3% 1,252   1,525 -285 -18.7%
55-59 661 7.6% 657   732 -71 -9.7%
60-64 394 4.6% 476   497 -103 -20.7%
65 and older 277 3.2% 292   304 -27 -8.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,115 6,286 7,223
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 5 0.1% 12   17 -12 -70.6%
Mining 224 3.7% 214   527 -303 -57.5%
Utilities 24 0.4% 25   27 -3 -11.1%
Construction 561 9.2% 578   757 -196 -25.9%
Manufacturing 242 4.0% 219   382 -140 -36.6%
Wholesale Trade 74 1.2% 82   118 -44 -37.3%
Retail Trade 710 11.6% 724   684 26 3.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 520 8.5% 530   571 -51 -8.9%
Information 78 1.3% 92   79 -1 -1.3%
Finance and Insurance 157 2.6% 140   165 -8 -4.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 118 1.9% 136   165 -47 -28.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 236 3.9% 238   304 -68 -22.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.1% 14   18 -10 -55.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 304 5.0% 347   369 -65 -17.6%
Educational Services 363 5.9% 372   307 56 18.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 742 12.1% 760   752 -10 -1.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 72 1.2% 87   92 -20 -21.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 497 8.1% 514   582 -85 -14.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 351 5.7% 367   379 -28 -7.4%
Public Administration 640 10.5% 625   665 -25 -3.8%
Information Not Available 189 3.1% 210   263 -74 -28.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,502 22,280 22,244
Male 8,850 47.8% 10,253   11,633 -2,783 -23.9%
Female 9,631 52.1% 12,013   10,589 -958 -9.0%
Information Not Available 21 0.1% 14   22 -1 -4.5%
 
Ethnicity 18,502 22,280 22,244
Hispanic or Latino 239 1.3% 280   270 -31 -11.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,985 75.6% 17,266   16,234 -2,249 -13.9%
Information Not Available 4,278 23.1% 4,734   5,740 -1,462 -25.5%
 
Race 18,502 22,280 22,244
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,070 5.8% 1,052   1,475 -405 -27.5%
Asian 520 2.8% 502   650 -130 -20.0%
Black or African American 8,210 44.4% 10,876   9,523 -1,313 -13.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1% 21   21 -2 -9.5%
White 7,809 42.2% 8,558   9,520 -1,711 -18.0%
Information Not Available 874 4.7% 1,271   1,055 -181 -17.2%
 
Years of Age 18,502 22,280 22,244
Younger than 22 52 0.2% 62   49 3 6.1%
22-24 77 0.3% 89   71 6 8.5%
25-34 784 3.3% 907   853 -69 -8.1%
35-44 3,076 12.9% 3,692   3,605 -529 -14.7%
45-54 4,007 16.7% 4,761   4,833 -826 -17.1%
55-59 2,027 8.5% 2,487   2,508 -481 -19.2%
60-64 2,385 10.0% 2,859   2,693 -308 -11.4%
65 and older 6,085 25.4% 7,416   7,624 -1,539 -20.2%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 7   8 1 12.5%
 
Industry 18,502 22,280 22,244
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 157 0.8% 135   203 -46 -22.7%
Mining 86 0.5% 75   262 -176 -67.2%
Utilities 54 0.3% 55   46 8 17.4%
Construction 1,649 8.8% 1,735   2,507 -858 -34.2%
Manufacturing 2,627 14.1% 4,243   3,531 -904 -25.6%
Wholesale Trade 615 3.3% 664   783 -168 -21.5%
Retail Trade 2,235 12.0% 2,193   2,434 -199 -8.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 539 2.9% 770   680 -141 -20.7%
Information 288 1.5% 340   243 45 18.5%
Finance and Insurance 559 3.0% 530   616 -57 -9.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 225 1.2% 208   271 -46 -17.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,067 5.7% 1,090   1,204 -137 -11.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.3% 54   71 -19 -26.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,450 13.1% 3,246   2,859 -409 -14.3%
Educational Services 462 2.5% 453   451 11 2.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,817 9.7% 2,438   1,864 -47 -2.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 110 0.6% 108   126 -16 -12.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,476 7.9% 1,658   1,680 -204 -12.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 518 2.8% 767   549 -31 -5.6%
Public Administration 211 1.1% 221   271 -60 -22.1%
Information Not Available 1,305 7.0% 1,297   1,593 -288 -18.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,980 15,044 16,372
Male 6,396 45.8% 6,302   8,113 -1,717 -21.2%
Female 6,711 48.0% 7,900   7,146 -435 -6.1%
Information Not Available 873 6.2% 842   1,113 -240 -21.6%
 
Ethnicity 13,980 15,044 16,372
Hispanic or Latino 129 0.9% 132   90 39 43.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,978 92.8% 14,070   15,169 -2,191 -14.4%
Information Not Available 873 6.2% 842   1,113 -240 -21.6%
 
Race 13,980 15,044 16,372
American Indian or Alaskan Native 159 1.1% 153   190 -31 -16.3%
Asian 19 0.1% 15   30 -11 -36.7%
Black or African American 3,937 28.2% 4,352   4,859 -922 -19.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 699 5.0% 737   763 -64 -8.4%
White 8,164 58.4% 8,813   9,327 -1,163 -12.5%
Information Not Available 1,002 7.2% 974   1,203 -201 -16.7%
 
Years of Age 13,980 15,044 16,372
Younger than 22 291 1.4% 289   387 -96 -24.8%
22-24 587 2.8% 623   751 -164 -21.8%
25-34 2,825 13.4% 3,062   3,592 -767 -21.4%
35-44 3,183 15.1% 3,412   3,657 -474 -13.0%
45-54 3,043 14.4% 3,344   3,489 -446 -12.8%
55-59 1,397 6.6% 1,570   1,591 -194 -12.2%
60-64 1,018 4.8% 1,072   1,090 -72 -6.6%
65 and older 763 3.6% 830   702 61 8.7%
Information Not Available 873 4.1% 842   1,113 -240 -21.6%
 
Industry 13,980 15,044 16,372
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 116 0.8% 116   153 -37 -24.2%
Mining 85 0.6% 43   433 -348 -80.4%
Utilities 22 0.2% 22   24 -2 -8.3%
Construction 1,052 7.5% 983   1,212 -160 -13.2%
Manufacturing 1,610 11.4% 1,655   2,495 -885 -35.5%
Wholesale Trade 602 4.3% 581   676 -74 -10.9%
Retail Trade 1,532 10.9% 1,584   1,448 84 5.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 453 3.2% 463   634 -181 -28.5%
Information 150 1.1% 157   179 -29 -16.2%
Finance and Insurance 224 1.6% 237   201 23 11.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 130 0.9% 143   166 -36 -21.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 578 4.1% 598   595 -17 -2.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 153 1.1% 139   35 118 337.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,881 13.3% 1,895   1,935 -54 -2.8%
Educational Services 367 2.6% 429   501 -134 -26.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,633 11.6% 2,308   1,671 -38 -2.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 73 0.5% 96   102 -29 -28.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 962 6.8% 1,249   1,096 -134 -12.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 382 2.7% 372   347 35 10.1%
Public Administration 263 1.9% 246   340 -77 -22.6%
Information Not Available 1,712 12.1% 1,728   2,129 -417 -19.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 33,657 34,464 36,845
Male 17,640 52.4% 17,613   20,204 -2,564 -12.7%
Female 16,005 47.6% 16,845   16,625 -620 -3.7%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 6   16 -4 -25.0%
 
Ethnicity 33,657 34,464 36,845
Hispanic or Latino 15,097 44.9% 15,829   16,085 -988 -6.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,355 36.7% 12,564   13,698 -1,343 -9.8%
Information Not Available 6,205 18.4% 6,071   7,062 -857 -12.1%
 
Race 33,657 34,464 36,845
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,664 4.9% 1,834   2,186 -522 -23.9%
Asian 2,466 7.3% 2,225   2,451 15 0.6%
Black or African American 2,445 7.3% 2,521   2,481 -36 -1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 236 0.7% 239   292 -56 -19.2%
White 14,646 43.5% 14,962   17,977 -3,331 -18.5%
Information Not Available 12,200 36.2% 12,683   11,458 742 6.5%
 
Years of Age 33,657 34,464 36,845
Younger than 22 745 1.6% 745   858 -113 -13.2%
22-24 1,605 3.5% 1,658   1,920 -315 -16.4%
25-34 7,411 16.3% 7,483   8,091 -680 -8.4%
35-44 6,880 15.1% 6,953   7,407 -527 -7.1%
45-54 8,092 17.8% 8,339   8,969 -877 -9.8%
55-59 4,080 9.0% 4,284   4,420 -340 -7.7%
60-64 2,878 6.3% 3,038   3,130 -252 -8.1%
65 and older 1,966 4.3% 1,964   2,050 -84 -4.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 33,657 34,464 36,845
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 7,151 17.5% 7,547   7,460 -309 -4.1%
Mining 47 0.1% 44   125 -78 -62.4%
Utilities 39 0.1% 32   58 -19 -32.8%
Construction 1,322 3.2% 1,347   1,824 -502 -27.5%
Manufacturing 1,635 4.0% 1,682   1,741 -106 -6.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,152 2.8% 1,094   1,279 -127 -9.9%
Retail Trade 2,138 5.2% 2,118   2,513 -375 -14.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 748 1.8% 777   798 -50 -6.3%
Information 443 1.1% 426   459 -16 -3.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,182 2.9% 1,170   1,127 55 4.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 491 1.2% 503   562 -71 -12.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,583 3.9% 1,573   1,680 -97 -5.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 86 0.2% 110   103 -17 -16.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,790 9.3% 3,746   3,926 -136 -3.5%
Educational Services 800 2.0% 990   1,064 -264 -24.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,501 6.1% 2,780   2,598 -97 -3.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 315 0.8% 310   352 -37 -10.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,480 3.6% 1,756   1,720 -240 -14.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 570 1.4% 548   584 -14 -2.4%
Public Administration 585 1.4% 666   792 -207 -26.1%
Information Not Available 5,599 13.7% 5,245   6,080 -481 -7.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 336,839 340,363 347,608
Male 169,334 50.3% 169,992   184,550 -15,216 -8.2%
Female 167,505 49.7% 170,371   162,871 4,634 2.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   187 -187 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 336,839 340,363 347,608
Hispanic or Latino 136,988 40.7% 137,451   127,830 9,158 7.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 167,987 49.9% 170,276   185,298 -17,311 -9.3%
Information Not Available 31,864 9.5% 32,636   34,480 -2,616 -7.6%
 
Race 336,839 340,363 347,608
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,177 0.9% 3,406   3,925 -748 -19.1%
Asian 31,287 9.3% 33,582   32,518 -1,231 -3.8%
Black or African American 30,902 9.2% 31,217   35,602 -4,700 -13.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 102,621 30.5% 102,071   113,253 -10,632 -9.4%
Information Not Available 168,852 50.1% 170,087   162,310 6,542 4.0%
 
Years of Age 336,839 340,363 347,608
Younger than 22 7,509 1.8% 6,716   7,662 -153 -2.0%
22-24 14,440 3.5% 15,419   16,353 -1,913 -11.7%
25-34 84,811 20.6% 84,002   87,462 -2,651 -3.0%
35-44 69,794 17.0% 75,111   74,568 -4,774 -6.4%
45-54 75,859 18.4% 78,138   74,848 1,011 1.4%
55-59 37,640 9.1% 37,934   36,069 1,571 4.4%
60-64 27,725 6.7% 22,893   28,687 -962 -3.4%
65 and older 19,061 4.6% 20,055   21,959 -2,898 -13.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 95   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 336,839 340,363 347,608
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 39,373 10.5% 38,312   33,826 5,547 16.4%
Mining 385 0.1% 662   1,495 -1,110 -74.2%
Utilities 1,155 0.3% 757   1,402 -247 -17.6%
Construction 20,505 5.5% 22,609   27,846 -7,341 -26.4%
Manufacturing 26,088 6.9% 29,325   30,836 -4,748 -15.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,348 0.4% 1,797   1,775 -427 -24.1%
Retail Trade 23,297 6.2% 23,839   28,407 -5,110 -18.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,456 3.0% 9,744   11,587 -131 -1.1%
Information 28,591 7.6% 33,109   31,117 -2,526 -8.1%
Finance and Insurance 6,546 1.7% 6,622   6,915 -369 -5.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,792 0.7% 2,743   2,056 736 35.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,605 2.0% 7,095   6,448 1,157 17.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 76,438 20.3% 73,218   68,027 8,411 12.4%
Educational Services 25,703 6.8% 26,866   24,202 1,501 6.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 23,874 6.3% 24,028   23,921 -47 -0.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,006 1.3% 5,108   6,821 -1,815 -26.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,114 4.0% 14,190   16,072 -958 -6.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,701 2.0% 7,379   8,036 -335 -4.2%
Public Administration 3,369 0.9% 2,838   4,952 -1,583 -32.0%
Information Not Available 10,493 2.8% 10,122   11,867 -1,374 -11.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,517 22,116 25,593
Male 10,593 49.2% 10,779   13,651 -3,058 -22.4%
Female 10,923 50.8% 11,336   11,941 -1,018 -8.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,517 22,116 25,593
Hispanic or Latino 4,076 18.9% 4,244   4,920 -844 -17.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,241 70.8% 15,550   18,219 -2,978 -16.3%
Information Not Available 2,200 10.2% 2,322   2,454 -254 -10.4%
 
Race 21,517 22,116 25,593
American Indian or Alaskan Native 414 1.9% 443   480 -66 -13.8%
Asian 512 2.4% 513   571 -59 -10.3%
Black or African American 1,504 7.0% 1,533   1,600 -96 -6.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 101 0.5% 105   89 12 13.5%
White 15,003 69.7% 15,326   18,023 -3,020 -16.8%
Information Not Available 3,983 18.5% 4,196   4,830 -847 -17.5%
 
Years of Age 21,517 22,116 25,593
Younger than 22 210 0.6% 207   256 -46 -18.0%
22-24 488 1.4% 513   697 -209 -30.0%
25-34 4,490 13.0% 4,632   5,543 -1,053 -19.0%
35-44 4,917 14.3% 5,092   5,890 -973 -16.5%
45-54 5,139 14.9% 5,222   6,277 -1,138 -18.1%
55-59 2,820 8.2% 2,944   3,201 -381 -11.9%
60-64 2,099 6.1% 2,127   2,405 -306 -12.7%
65 and older 1,352 3.9% 1,377   1,316 36 2.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   8 -6 -75.0%
 
Industry 21,517 22,116 25,593
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 184 0.8% 153   185 -1 -0.5%
Mining 164 0.8% 170   993 -829 -83.5%
Utilities 46 0.2% 50   48 -2 -4.2%
Construction 1,646 7.6% 1,734   2,219 -573 -25.8%
Manufacturing 1,649 7.6% 1,595   1,973 -324 -16.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,060 4.9% 1,083   1,466 -406 -27.7%
Retail Trade 1,846 8.5% 1,888   2,390 -544 -22.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 708 3.3% 744   833 -125 -15.0%
Information 955 4.4% 986   943 12 1.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,083 5.0% 1,091   1,073 10 0.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 530 2.4% 500   596 -66 -11.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,450 11.3% 2,471   2,679 -229 -8.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 234 1.1% 228   361 -127 -35.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,477 11.4% 2,473   2,673 -196 -7.3%
Educational Services 846 3.9% 877   975 -129 -13.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,288 10.5% 2,497   2,435 -147 -6.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 372 1.7% 411   376 -4 -1.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,425 6.6% 1,580   1,552 -127 -8.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 549 2.5% 547   663 -114 -17.2%
Public Administration 440 2.0% 440   509 -69 -13.6%
Information Not Available 565 2.6% 598   651 -86 -13.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,297 40,958 44,394
Male 18,604 46.2% 19,227   20,732 -2,128 -10.3%
Female 21,693 53.8% 21,731   23,662 -1,969 -8.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 40,297 40,958 44,394
Hispanic or Latino 7,058 17.5% 7,045   7,229 -171 -2.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,239 82.5% 33,913   37,165 -3,926 -10.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 40,297 40,958 44,394
American Indian or Alaskan Native 150 0.4% 144   156 -6 -3.8%
Asian 752 1.9% 766   838 -86 -10.3%
Black or African American 7,084 17.6% 7,038   7,445 -361 -4.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 22,069 54.8% 22,620   23,952 -1,883 -7.9%
Information Not Available 10,242 25.4% 10,390   12,003 -1,761 -14.7%
 
Years of Age 40,297 40,958 44,394
Younger than 22 593 1.0% 572   615 -22 -3.6%
22-24 1,414 2.4% 1,440   1,688 -274 -16.2%
25-34 8,527 14.6% 8,615   9,330 -803 -8.6%
35-44 7,883 13.5% 7,991   8,761 -878 -10.0%
45-54 9,350 16.0% 9,625   10,500 -1,150 -11.0%
55-59 4,923 8.4% 5,011   5,361 -438 -8.2%
60-64 3,990 6.8% 4,043   4,231 -241 -5.7%
65 and older 3,617 6.2% 3,661   3,908 -291 -7.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 40,297 40,958 44,394
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 131 0.3% 118   125 6 4.8%
Mining 11 0.0% 12   7 4 57.1%
Utilities 45 0.1% 51   58 -13 -22.4%
Construction 2,511 6.2% 2,926   2,775 -264 -9.5%
Manufacturing 3,184 7.9% 3,543   3,884 -700 -18.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,451 3.6% 1,456   1,598 -147 -9.2%
Retail Trade 4,067 10.1% 4,225   4,435 -368 -8.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,900 17.1% 6,440   7,442 -542 -7.3%
Information 823 2.0% 866   738 85 11.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,409 3.5% 1,464   1,532 -123 -8.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 497 1.2% 476   556 -59 -10.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,081 5.1% 2,086   2,187 -106 -4.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 299 0.7% 340   288 11 3.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,643 9.0% 3,745   4,209 -566 -13.4%
Educational Services 1,651 4.1% 1,607   1,795 -144 -8.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,520 11.2% 4,536   4,979 -459 -9.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 615 1.5% 610   675 -60 -8.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,312 10.7% 4,310   4,458 -146 -3.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,112 2.8% 1,111   1,162 -50 -4.3%
Public Administration 530 1.3% 539   982 -452 -46.0%
Information Not Available 505 1.2% 497   509 -4 -0.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,216 9,209 8,953
Male 3,925 42.6% 3,983   3,774 151 4.0%
Female 5,291 57.4% 5,226   5,177 114 2.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,216 9,209 8,953
Hispanic or Latino 744 8.1% 751   705 39 5.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,443 91.6% 8,421   8,193 250 3.1%
Information Not Available 29 0.3% 37   55 -26 -47.3%
 
Race 9,216 9,209 8,953
American Indian or Alaskan Native 42 0.5% 44   33 9 27.3%
Asian 250 2.7% 241   231 19 8.2%
Black or African American 6,270 68.0% 6,235   6,324 -54 -0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.2% 24   20 3 15.0%
White 1,756 19.1% 1,787   1,623 133 8.2%
Information Not Available 875 9.5% 878   722 153 21.2%
 
Years of Age 9,216 9,209 8,953
Younger than 22 139 1.3% 158   134 5 3.7%
22-24 470 4.6% 460   511 -41 -8.0%
25-34 2,658 25.8% 2,616   2,414 244 10.1%
35-44 2,047 19.9% 2,047   1,944 103 5.3%
45-54 1,870 18.2% 1,872   1,927 -57 -3.0%
55-59 905 8.8% 937   931 -26 -2.8%
60-64 673 6.5% 677   684 -11 -1.6%
65 and older 454 4.4% 442   408 46 11.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,216 9,209 8,953
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% 1   0 0 0.0%
Construction 6 0.1% 6   10 -4 -40.0%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 2   4 -4 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 3 0.0% 1   4 -1 -25.0%
Retail Trade 24 0.3% 28   28 -4 -14.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 8 0.1% 11   12 -4 -33.3%
Information 2 0.0% 4   8 -6 -75.0%
Finance and Insurance 8 0.1% 6   8 0 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7 0.1% 3   5 2 40.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 53 0.6% 53   51 2 3.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2 0.0% 2   2 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 51 0.6% 40   50 1 2.0%
Educational Services 14 0.2% 10   11 3 27.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 15 0.2% 18   17 -2 -11.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 2   2 -1 -50.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 35 0.4% 34   34 1 2.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 27 0.3% 18   13 14 107.7%
Public Administration 4 0.0% 5   4 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 8,956 97.2% 8,965   8,690 266 3.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,040 6,072 6,463
Male 2,468 40.9% 2,520   2,638 -170 -6.4%
Female 3,197 52.9% 3,165   3,446 -249 -7.2%
Information Not Available 375 6.2% 387   379 -4 -1.1%
 
Ethnicity 6,040 6,072 6,463
Hispanic or Latino 415 6.9% 422   395 20 5.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,250 86.9% 5,262   5,689 -439 -7.7%
Information Not Available 375 6.2% 387   379 -4 -1.1%
 
Race 6,040 6,072 6,463
American Indian or Alaskan Native 21 0.3% 17   23 -2 -8.7%
Asian 85 1.4% 81   129 -44 -34.1%
Black or African American 2,689 44.5% 2,653   2,801 -112 -4.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1% 6   4 0 0.0%
White 2,957 48.9% 3,020   3,216 -259 -8.1%
Information Not Available 289 4.8% 296   292 -3 -1.0%
 
Years of Age 6,040 6,072 6,463
Younger than 22 106 1.3% 112   106 0 0.0%
22-24 275 3.2% 266   332 -57 -17.2%
25-34 1,514 17.9% 1,466   1,554 -40 -2.6%
35-44 1,229 14.5% 1,301   1,310 -81 -6.2%
45-54 1,307 15.4% 1,330   1,500 -193 -12.9%
55-59 674 8.0% 676   769 -95 -12.4%
60-64 532 6.3% 520   510 22 4.3%
65 and older 338 4.0% 345   313 25 8.0%
Information Not Available 65 0.8% 56   69 -4 -5.8%
 
Industry 6,040 6,072 6,463
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4 0.1% 9   15 -11 -73.3%
Mining 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
Utilities 13 0.2% 15   13 0 0.0%
Construction 255 4.2% 252   294 -39 -13.3%
Manufacturing 367 6.1% 423   403 -36 -8.9%
Wholesale Trade 175 2.9% 187   201 -26 -12.9%
Retail Trade 870 14.4% 884   965 -95 -9.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 239 4.0% 231   313 -74 -23.6%
Information 87 1.4% 96   86 1 1.2%
Finance and Insurance 532 8.8% 536   622 -90 -14.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 108 1.8% 103   125 -17 -13.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 475 7.9% 483   482 -7 -1.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.6% 35   21 15 71.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,109 18.3% 1,121   1,134 -25 -2.2%
Educational Services 207 3.4% 195   167 40 24.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 783 13.0% 705   810 -27 -3.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 57 0.9% 72   86 -29 -33.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 534 8.8% 520   472 62 13.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 125 2.1% 141   171 -46 -26.9%
Public Administration 51 0.8% 57   63 -12 -19.0%
Information Not Available 11 0.2% 5   20 -9 -45.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 54,113 53,298 58,258
Male 24,168 44.7% 23,578   26,873 -2,705 -10.1%
Female 29,891 55.2% 29,671   31,252 -1,361 -4.4%
Information Not Available 54 0.1% 49   133 -79 -59.4%
 
Ethnicity 54,113 53,298 58,258
Hispanic or Latino 14,274 26.4% 14,148   15,303 -1,029 -6.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,774 66.1% 35,208   38,277 -2,503 -6.5%
Information Not Available 4,065 7.5% 3,942   4,678 -613 -13.1%
 
Race 54,113 53,298 58,258
American Indian or Alaskan Native 316 0.6% 311   320 -4 -1.3%
Asian 826 1.5% 743   788 38 4.8%
Black or African American 15,663 28.9% 15,350   15,904 -241 -1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 202 0.4% 227   268 -66 -24.6%
White 31,410 58.0% 31,131   34,676 -3,266 -9.4%
Information Not Available 5,696 10.5% 5,536   6,302 -606 -9.6%
 
Years of Age 54,113 53,298 58,258
Younger than 22 478 0.6% 495   577 -99 -17.2%
22-24 1,473 1.8% 1,530   1,615 -142 -8.8%
25-34 10,082 12.4% 10,278   11,095 -1,013 -9.1%
35-44 10,990 13.6% 10,842   11,484 -494 -4.3%
45-54 12,183 15.0% 11,879   13,004 -821 -6.3%
55-59 6,180 7.6% 5,858   6,285 -105 -1.7%
60-64 4,456 5.5% 4,296   4,585 -129 -2.8%
65 and older 3,559 4.4% 3,383   3,776 -217 -5.7%
Information Not Available 4,712 5.8% 4,737   5,837 -1,125 -19.3%
 
Industry 54,113 53,298 58,258
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,541 4.5% 2,070   3,074 -533 -17.3%
Mining 55 0.1% 72   167 -112 -67.1%
Utilities 91 0.2% 77   68 23 33.8%
Construction 2,888 5.1% 3,053   2,795 93 3.3%
Manufacturing 2,265 4.0% 2,187   2,590 -325 -12.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,959 3.5% 1,809   2,352 -393 -16.7%
Retail Trade 4,900 8.6% 4,872   4,985 -85 -1.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,096 3.7% 2,134   2,004 92 4.6%
Information 894 1.6% 832   1,037 -143 -13.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,108 3.7% 2,006   1,958 150 7.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 993 1.8% 1,034   1,258 -265 -21.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,856 6.8% 3,800   4,182 -326 -7.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 451 0.8% 493   506 -55 -10.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,380 16.6% 8,795   9,587 -207 -2.2%
Educational Services 2,003 3.5% 2,077   2,394 -391 -16.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,120 9.0% 5,493   5,510 -390 -7.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,235 2.2% 1,282   1,530 -295 -19.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,499 7.9% 4,298   4,609 -110 -2.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,446 2.6% 1,509   1,565 -119 -7.6%
Public Administration 678 1.2% 633   679 -1 -0.1%
Information Not Available 4,655 8.2% 4,772   5,408 -753 -13.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,037 30,826 30,817
Male 12,674 43.6% 12,972   13,691 -1,017 -7.4%
Female 14,821 51.0% 16,329   15,623 -802 -5.1%
Information Not Available 1,542 5.3% 1,525   1,503 39 2.6%
 
Ethnicity 29,037 30,826 30,817
Hispanic or Latino 11 0.0% 58   33 -22 -66.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,484 94.7% 29,243   29,281 -1,797 -6.1%
Information Not Available 1,542 5.3% 1,525   1,503 39 2.6%
 
Race 29,037 30,826 30,817
American Indian or Alaskan Native 127 0.4% 160   112 15 13.4%
Asian 465 1.6% 549   475 -10 -2.1%
Black or African American 16,469 56.7% 17,754   16,897 -428 -2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 10,434 35.9% 10,838   11,830 -1,396 -11.8%
Information Not Available 1,542 5.3% 1,525   1,503 39 2.6%
 
Years of Age 29,037 30,826 30,817
Younger than 22 501 1.3% 517   510 -9 -1.8%
22-24 1,186 3.2% 1,295   1,352 -166 -12.3%
25-34 7,018 18.7% 7,544   7,565 -547 -7.2%
35-44 7,057 18.8% 7,558   7,619 -562 -7.4%
45-54 7,065 18.9% 7,421   7,338 -273 -3.7%
55-59 2,987 8.0% 3,138   3,081 -94 -3.1%
60-64 2,006 5.4% 2,081   2,085 -79 -3.8%
65 and older 1,217 3.2% 1,272   1,266 -49 -3.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 29,037 30,826 30,817
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 333 1.1% 299   402 -69 -17.2%
Mining 11 0.0% 8   24 -13 -54.2%
Utilities 26 0.1% 38   30 -4 -13.3%
Construction 1,196 4.1% 944   1,145 51 4.5%
Manufacturing 1,695 5.8% 2,218   2,219 -524 -23.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,158 3.9% 1,203   1,268 -110 -8.7%
Retail Trade 2,176 7.4% 2,295   2,424 -248 -10.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 551 1.9% 480   549 2 0.4%
Information 509 1.7% 492   656 -147 -22.4%
Finance and Insurance 809 2.8% 896   909 -100 -11.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 316 1.1% 334   356 -40 -11.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,136 17.5% 5,317   5,460 -324 -5.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33 0.1% 23   47 -14 -29.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 96 0.3% 103   86 10 11.6%
Educational Services 720 2.5% 698   858 -138 -16.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,363 4.6% 1,648   1,631 -268 -16.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,207 4.1% 1,470   1,244 -37 -3.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 231 0.8% 327   241 -10 -4.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 365 1.2% 419   565 -200 -35.4%
Public Administration 301 1.0% 292   344 -43 -12.5%
Information Not Available 10,805 36.8% 11,322   10,359 446 4.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,212 7,955 6,729
Male 4,959 68.8% 5,230   4,242 717 16.9%
Female 2,252 31.2% 2,725   2,486 -234 -9.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,212 7,955 6,729
Hispanic or Latino 530 7.3% 592   455 75 16.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,765 66.1% 5,329   4,545 220 4.8%
Information Not Available 1,917 26.6% 2,034   1,729 188 10.9%
 
Race 7,212 7,955 6,729
American Indian or Alaskan Native 53 0.7% 65   53 0 0.0%
Asian 2,219 30.8% 2,444   2,102 117 5.6%
Black or African American 127 1.8% 142   108 19 17.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,351 32.6% 2,598   2,024 327 16.2%
White 1,516 21.0% 1,675   1,546 -30 -1.9%
Information Not Available 946 13.1% 1,031   896 50 5.6%
 
Years of Age 7,212 7,955 6,729
Younger than 22 110 1.4% 108   116 -6 -5.2%
22-24 279 3.5% 332   257 22 8.6%
25-34 1,598 19.8% 1,802   1,473 125 8.5%
35-44 1,712 21.2% 1,811   1,480 232 15.7%
45-54 1,639 20.3% 1,817   1,532 107 7.0%
55-59 757 9.4% 835   770 -13 -1.7%
60-64 662 8.2% 723   642 20 3.1%
65 and older 455 5.6% 527   459 -4 -0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,212 7,955 6,729
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 132 1.8% 206   190 -58 -30.5%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 12 0.2% 13   9 3 33.3%
Construction 2,659 36.2% 2,797   1,977 682 34.5%
Manufacturing 123 1.7% 138   128 -5 -3.9%
Wholesale Trade 94 1.3% 97   92 2 2.2%
Retail Trade 326 4.4% 355   406 -80 -19.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 185 2.5% 326   170 15 8.8%
Information 190 2.6% 114   92 98 106.5%
Finance and Insurance 72 1.0% 75   73 -1 -1.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 87 1.2% 94   75 12 16.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 269 3.7% 265   285 -16 -5.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 43 0.6% 43   26 17 65.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 742 10.1% 878   712 30 4.2%
Educational Services 59 0.8% 75   68 -9 -13.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 335 4.6% 554   305 30 9.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 54 0.7% 57   78 -24 -30.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 546 7.4% 565   775 -229 -29.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 140 1.9% 160   164 -24 -14.6%
Public Administration 128 1.7% 119   140 -12 -8.6%
Information Not Available 1,016 13.8% 1,024   963 53 5.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,500 16,154 17,011
Male 7,743 50.0% 8,042   8,950 -1,207 -13.5%
Female 7,578 48.9% 7,935   7,855 -277 -3.5%
Information Not Available 179 1.2% 177   206 -27 -13.1%
 
Ethnicity 15,500 16,154 17,011
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 4,310   0 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 11,167   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 15,500 100.0% 677   17,011 -1,511 -8.9%
 
Race 15,500 16,154 17,011
American Indian or Alaskan Native 229 1.5% 226   183 46 25.1%
Asian 208 1.3% 234   153 55 35.9%
Black or African American 1,238 8.0% 1,195   946 292 30.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 9,671 62.4% 9,512   8,699 972 11.2%
Information Not Available 4,154 26.8% 4,987   7,030 -2,876 -40.9%
 
Years of Age 15,500 16,154 17,011
Younger than 22 274 1.2% 251   262 12 4.6%
22-24 565 2.4% 611   655 -90 -13.7%
25-34 3,260 13.8% 3,403   3,622 -362 -10.0%
35-44 3,457 14.6% 3,629   3,760 -303 -8.1%
45-54 3,501 14.8% 3,626   3,938 -437 -11.1%
55-59 1,903 8.0% 2,010   2,100 -197 -9.4%
60-64 1,470 6.2% 1,519   1,559 -89 -5.7%
65 and older 1,068 4.5% 1,104   1,112 -44 -4.0%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   3 -1 -33.3%
 
Industry 15,500 16,154 17,011
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 155 1.0% 159   169 -14 -8.3%
Mining 7 0.0% 10   24 -17 -70.8%
Utilities 25 0.2% 27   28 -3 -10.7%
Construction 1,694 10.8% 1,866   1,743 -49 -2.8%
Manufacturing 2,908 18.6% 3,071   3,872 -964 -24.9%
Wholesale Trade 696 4.4% 671   881 -185 -21.0%
Retail Trade 1,323 8.5% 1,294   1,340 -17 -1.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,057 6.8% 1,017   1,199 -142 -11.8%
Information 505 3.2% 496   557 -52 -9.3%
Finance and Insurance 544 3.5% 507   670 -126 -18.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 153 1.0% 164   188 -35 -18.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 829 5.3% 912   789 40 5.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 56 0.4% 57   57 -1 -1.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,402 9.0% 1,479   1,452 -50 -3.4%
Educational Services 411 2.6% 473   450 -39 -8.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,662 10.6% 1,736   1,520 142 9.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 144 0.9% 150   140 4 2.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,095 7.0% 1,222   1,123 -28 -2.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 500 3.2% 487   479 21 4.4%
Public Administration 201 1.3% 208   192 9 4.7%
Information Not Available 133 0.8% 148   138 -5 -3.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,044 5,148 5,733
Male 2,454 48.7% 2,428   2,903 -449 -15.5%
Female 2,589 51.3% 2,720   2,829 -240 -8.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,044 5,148 5,733
Hispanic or Latino 482 9.6% 501   663 -181 -27.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,836 76.1% 3,866   3,928 -92 -2.3%
Information Not Available 726 14.4% 781   1,142 -416 -36.4%
 
Race 5,044 5,148 5,733
American Indian or Alaskan Native 269 2.8% 271   258 11 4.3%
Asian 109 1.1% 123   125 -16 -12.8%
Black or African American 110 1.1% 121   104 6 5.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 71 0.7% 63   75 -4 -5.3%
White 7,782 80.5% 6,135   7,381 401 5.4%
Information Not Available 1,327 13.7% 1,393   1,530 -203 -13.3%
 
Years of Age 5,044 5,148 5,733
Younger than 22 72 0.6% 84   89 -17 -19.1%
22-24 165 1.3% 165   179 -14 -7.8%
25-34 854 6.9% 896   987 -133 -13.5%
35-44 1,040 8.4% 1,096   1,113 -73 -6.6%
45-54 1,203 9.8% 1,223   1,388 -185 -13.3%
55-59 672 5.5% 669   762 -90 -11.8%
60-64 502 4.1% 488   575 -73 -12.7%
65 and older 534 4.3% 526   634 -100 -15.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   6 -4 -66.7%
 
Industry 5,044 5,148 5,733
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 116 2.2% 115   148 -32 -21.6%
Mining 25 0.5% 26   73 -48 -65.8%
Utilities 8 0.2% 5   10 -2 -20.0%
Construction 356 6.9% 379   375 -19 -5.1%
Manufacturing 589 11.4% 506   765 -176 -23.0%
Wholesale Trade 240 4.7% 222   308 -68 -22.1%
Retail Trade 523 10.1% 554   521 2 0.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 575 11.1% 610   544 31 5.7%
Information 78 1.5% 69   86 -8 -9.3%
Finance and Insurance 161 3.1% 178   173 -12 -6.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 54 1.0% 48   57 -3 -5.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 330 6.4% 321   344 -14 -4.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20 0.4% 18   19 1 5.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 469 9.1% 470   546 -77 -14.1%
Educational Services 128 2.5% 135   136 -8 -5.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 606 11.7% 622   594 12 2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 38 0.7% 43   32 6 18.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 229 4.4% 277   232 -3 -1.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 134 2.6% 191   127 7 5.5%
Public Administration 124 2.4% 132   172 -48 -27.9%
Information Not Available 241 4.7% 227   471 -230 -48.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 102,903 108,182 111,658
Male 50,853 49.4% 55,303   56,271 -5,418 -9.6%
Female 51,396 49.9% 52,199   54,637 -3,241 -5.9%
Information Not Available 654 0.6% 680   750 -96 -12.8%
 
Ethnicity 102,903 108,182 111,658
Hispanic or Latino 12,722 12.4% 13,339   13,628 -906 -6.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 79,058 76.8% 83,059   86,278 -7,220 -8.4%
Information Not Available 11,123 10.8% 11,784   11,752 -629 -5.4%
 
Race 102,903 108,182 111,658
American Indian or Alaskan Native 493 0.5% 505   517 -24 -4.6%
Asian 2,728 2.7% 2,698   2,891 -163 -5.6%
Black or African American 29,926 29.1% 30,594   31,345 -1,419 -4.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 218 0.2% 232   204 14 6.9%
White 59,589 57.9% 63,697   66,311 -6,722 -10.1%
Information Not Available 9,949 9.7% 10,456   10,390 -441 -4.2%
 
Years of Age 102,903 108,182 111,658
Younger than 22 1,160 0.8% 1,200   1,451 -291 -20.1%
22-24 3,476 2.3% 3,610   4,277 -801 -18.7%
25-34 22,609 14.7% 23,473   24,563 -1,954 -8.0%
35-44 23,755 15.5% 25,315   25,540 -1,785 -7.0%
45-54 24,829 16.2% 26,353   27,443 -2,614 -9.5%
55-59 12,322 8.0% 13,023   13,547 -1,225 -9.0%
60-64 9,122 5.9% 9,540   9,396 -274 -2.9%
65 and older 5,630 3.7% 5,668   5,441 189 3.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 102,903 108,182 111,658
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 280 0.3% 320   355 -75 -21.1%
Mining 253 0.2% 299   426 -173 -40.6%
Utilities 114 0.1% 141   234 -120 -51.3%
Construction 8,590 8.3% 11,556   9,709 -1,119 -11.5%
Manufacturing 8,844 8.6% 9,960   12,061 -3,217 -26.7%
Wholesale Trade 5,172 5.0% 5,240   5,087 85 1.7%
Retail Trade 8,949 8.7% 9,066   8,677 272 3.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,774 8.5% 8,591   9,261 -487 -5.3%
Information 2,062 2.0% 2,100   2,272 -210 -9.2%
Finance and Insurance 4,367 4.2% 4,355   4,067 300 7.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,464 1.4% 1,469   1,346 118 8.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,262 7.0% 7,314   7,393 -131 -1.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,066 1.0% 1,056   740 326 44.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 14,087 13.7% 14,526   15,214 -1,127 -7.4%
Educational Services 3,937 3.8% 3,678   4,801 -864 -18.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,862 7.6% 7,805   8,886 -1,024 -11.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,069 1.0% 1,198   1,120 -51 -4.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,746 7.5% 8,155   8,142 -396 -4.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,850 2.8% 2,950   3,154 -304 -9.6%
Public Administration 2,259 2.2% 2,263   2,446 -187 -7.6%
Information Not Available 5,896 5.7% 6,140   6,267 -371 -5.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,899 14,831 20,688
Male 7,791 52.3% 7,700   11,604 -3,813 -32.9%
Female 7,016 47.1% 7,048   8,996 -1,980 -22.0%
Information Not Available 92 0.6% 83   88 4 4.5%
 
Ethnicity 14,899 14,831 20,688
Hispanic or Latino 602 4.0% 603   988 -386 -39.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,376 76.4% 11,353   15,807 -4,431 -28.0%
Information Not Available 2,921 19.6% 2,875   3,893 -972 -25.0%
 
Race 14,899 14,831 20,688
American Indian or Alaskan Native 65 0.4% 81   87 -22 -25.3%
Asian 138 0.9% 115   143 -5 -3.5%
Black or African American 2,699 18.1% 2,760   3,783 -1,084 -28.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1% 16   23 -5 -21.7%
White 11,001 73.8% 10,881   15,229 -4,228 -27.8%
Information Not Available 978 6.6% 978   1,423 -445 -31.3%
 
Years of Age 14,899 14,831 20,688
Younger than 22 136 0.6% 131   235 -99 -42.1%
22-24 412 1.7% 413   640 -228 -35.6%
25-34 2,994 12.2% 3,085   4,603 -1,609 -35.0%
35-44 3,738 15.2% 3,678   5,126 -1,388 -27.1%
45-54 3,827 15.6% 3,772   5,212 -1,385 -26.6%
55-59 1,894 7.7% 1,839   2,464 -570 -23.1%
60-64 1,305 5.3% 1,291   1,617 -312 -19.3%
65 and older 593 2.4% 622   791 -198 -25.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,899 14,831 20,688
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 28 0.2% 33   47 -19 -40.4%
Mining 14 0.1% 17   54 -40 -74.1%
Utilities 33 0.2% 30   27 6 22.2%
Construction 1,699 11.4% 1,624   2,601 -902 -34.7%
Manufacturing 2,552 17.1% 2,446   4,504 -1,952 -43.3%
Wholesale Trade 607 4.1% 607   866 -259 -29.9%
Retail Trade 1,833 12.3% 1,725   1,435 398 27.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 500 3.3% 488   732 -232 -31.7%
Information 292 2.0% 296   299 -7 -2.3%
Finance and Insurance 487 3.3% 514   687 -200 -29.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 249 1.7% 245   300 -51 -17.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 817 5.5% 872   1,000 -183 -18.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 166 1.1% 175   124 42 33.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,458 9.8% 1,491   1,992 -534 -26.8%
Educational Services 468 3.1% 524   591 -123 -20.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,231 8.2% 1,229   1,609 -378 -23.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 119 0.8% 132   169 -50 -29.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 508 3.4% 538   710 -202 -28.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 396 2.7% 372   564 -168 -29.8%
Public Administration 119 0.8% 130   185 -66 -35.7%
Information Not Available 1,323 8.9% 1,343   2,192 -869 -39.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,205 11,227 11,865
Male 6,662 54.6% 5,843   6,308 354 5.6%
Female 5,543 45.4% 5,384   5,557 -14 -0.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,205 11,227 11,865
Hispanic or Latino 946 7.8% 858   884 62 7.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,000 57.4% 5,835   6,021 979 16.3%
Information Not Available 4,259 34.9% 4,534   4,960 -701 -14.1%
 
Race 12,205 11,227 11,865
American Indian or Alaskan Native 172 1.4% 181   219 -47 -21.5%
Asian 148 1.2% 153   172 -24 -14.0%
Black or African American 2,735 22.4% 2,228   2,495 240 9.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.2% 25   26 -2 -7.7%
White 8,520 69.8% 7,971   8,272 248 3.0%
Information Not Available 606 5.0% 669   681 -75 -11.0%
 
Years of Age 12,205 11,227 11,865
Younger than 22 176 0.9% 163   182 -6 -3.3%
22-24 426 2.2% 423   494 -68 -13.8%
25-34 2,681 13.6% 2,392   2,704 -23 -0.9%
35-44 3,086 15.6% 2,690   2,728 358 13.1%
45-54 2,879 14.6% 2,630   2,772 107 3.9%
55-59 1,380 7.0% 1,399   1,450 -70 -4.8%
60-64 997 5.1% 932   941 56 6.0%
65 and older 580 2.9% 598   594 -14 -2.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,205 11,227 11,865
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 48 0.4% 44   48 0 0.0%
Mining 88 0.7% 66   144 -56 -38.9%
Utilities 12 0.1% 18   17 -5 -29.4%
Construction 1,133 9.2% 1,187   1,026 107 10.4%
Manufacturing 3,098 25.3% 1,362   1,697 1,401 82.6%
Wholesale Trade 538 4.4% 862   713 -175 -24.5%
Retail Trade 789 6.4% 781   897 -108 -12.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 456 3.7% 469   498 -42 -8.4%
Information 228 1.9% 243   336 -108 -32.1%
Finance and Insurance 312 2.5% 336   350 -38 -10.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 184 1.5% 186   178 6 3.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 791 6.5% 776   922 -131 -14.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.4% 43   21 31 147.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,320 10.8% 1,379   1,397 -77 -5.5%
Educational Services 269 2.2% 318   407 -138 -33.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,211 9.9% 1,370   1,320 -109 -8.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 54 0.4% 54   79 -25 -31.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 609 5.0% 713   591 18 3.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 223 1.8% 224   248 -25 -10.1%
Public Administration 266 2.2% 252   256 10 3.9%
Information Not Available 524 4.3% 544   720 -196 -27.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,044 21,949 21,569
Male 10,120 53.1% 12,059   12,465 -2,345 -18.8%
Female 8,907 46.8% 9,890   9,104 -197 -2.2%
Information Not Available 17 0.1% 0   0 17 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,044 21,949 21,569
Hispanic or Latino 34 0.2% 24   49 -15 -30.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 511 2.7% 489   647 -136 -21.0%
Information Not Available 18,499 97.1% 21,436   20,873 -2,374 -11.4%
 
Race 19,044 21,949 21,569
American Indian or Alaskan Native 185 1.0% 153   71 114 160.6%
Asian 56 0.3% 41   124 -68 -54.8%
Black or African American 3,287 17.3% 4,047   3,140 147 4.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0% 4   9 0 0.0%
White 15,275 80.2% 17,444   17,906 -2,631 -14.7%
Information Not Available 232 1.2% 260   319 -87 -27.3%
 
Years of Age 19,044 21,949 21,569
Younger than 22 262 0.8% 336   186 76 40.9%
22-24 739 2.3% 1,232   528 211 40.0%
25-34 3,932 12.0% 4,804   4,891 -959 -19.6%
35-44 4,813 14.7% 5,517   5,042 -229 -4.5%
45-54 4,525 13.8% 5,011   5,707 -1,182 -20.7%
55-59 2,174 6.6% 2,331   2,377 -203 -8.5%
60-64 1,525 4.7% 1,639   1,614 -89 -5.5%
65 and older 1,074 3.3% 1,079   1,224 -150 -12.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,044 21,949 21,569
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 30 0.2% 8   44 -14 -31.8%
Mining 133 0.7% 116   785 -652 -83.1%
Utilities 34 0.2% 25   35 -1 -2.9%
Construction 1,598 8.4% 1,780   2,612 -1,014 -38.8%
Manufacturing 4,202 22.0% 7,401   3,565 637 17.9%
Wholesale Trade 902 4.7% 784   1,251 -349 -27.9%
Retail Trade 1,581 8.3% 1,369   1,454 127 8.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 795 4.2% 834   1,055 -260 -24.6%
Information 305 1.6% 348   239 66 27.6%
Finance and Insurance 649 3.4% 772   585 64 10.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 249 1.3% 249   275 -26 -9.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,096 5.7% 1,017   1,215 -119 -9.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 99 0.5% 128   111 -12 -10.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,706 8.9% 1,713   2,097 -391 -18.6%
Educational Services 576 3.0% 573   940 -364 -38.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,912 10.0% 1,751   1,791 121 6.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 254 1.3% 257   337 -83 -24.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,040 5.5% 1,020   1,113 -73 -6.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 335 1.8% 356   506 -171 -33.8%
Public Administration 438 2.3% 336   372 66 17.7%
Information Not Available 1,110 5.8% 1,112   1,187 -77 -6.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,188 20,840 26,544
Male 9,559 43.1% 9,136   14,246 -4,687 -32.9%
Female 12,575 56.7% 11,675   12,277 298 2.4%
Information Not Available 54 0.2% 29   21 33 157.1%
 
Ethnicity 22,188 20,840 26,544
Hispanic or Latino 780 3.5% 764   1,056 -276 -26.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,980 94.6% 19,675   25,485 -4,505 -17.7%
Information Not Available 428 1.9% 401   3 425 14166.7%
 
Race 22,188 20,840 26,544
American Indian or Alaskan Native 119 0.5% 124   152 -33 -21.7%
Asian 131 0.6% 126   210 -79 -37.6%
Black or African American 11,408 51.4% 11,754   14,060 -2,652 -18.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 345 1.6% 12   32 313 978.1%
White 8,637 38.9% 7,345   11,688 -3,051 -26.1%
Information Not Available 1,548 7.0% 1,479   402 1,146 285.1%
 
Years of Age 22,188 20,840 26,544
Younger than 22 402 1.4% 356   509 -107 -21.0%
22-24 913 3.1% 886   1,166 -253 -21.7%
25-34 5,469 18.8% 5,174   6,661 -1,192 -17.9%
35-44 5,240 18.0% 4,865   6,339 -1,099 -17.3%
45-54 4,895 16.8% 4,582   6,019 -1,124 -18.7%
55-59 2,447 8.4% 2,311   2,802 -355 -12.7%
60-64 1,709 5.9% 1,553   1,786 -77 -4.3%
65 and older 1,113 3.8% 1,113   1,262 -149 -11.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,188 20,840 26,544
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 132 0.6% 157   146 -14 -9.6%
Mining 242 1.1% 260   1,135 -893 -78.7%
Utilities 37 0.2% 31   58 -21 -36.2%
Construction 3,105 13.9% 3,123   3,961 -856 -21.6%
Manufacturing 1,387 6.2% 1,368   2,656 -1,269 -47.8%
Wholesale Trade 514 2.3% 498   828 -314 -37.9%
Retail Trade 1,510 6.8% 1,549   2,084 -574 -27.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 944 4.2% 1,075   1,223 -279 -22.8%
Information 256 1.1% 285   420 -164 -39.0%
Finance and Insurance 432 1.9% 447   447 -15 -3.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 325 1.5% 316   595 -270 -45.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,045 4.7% 959   1,568 -523 -33.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 69 0.3% 68   85 -16 -18.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,736 7.8% 1,741   2,205 -469 -21.3%
Educational Services 792 3.5% 1,002   818 -26 -3.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,311 10.4% 2,617   2,510 -199 -7.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 307 1.4% 293   383 -76 -19.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,746 7.8% 1,803   2,077 -331 -15.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 617 2.8% 777   765 -148 -19.3%
Public Administration 412 1.8% 434   491 -79 -16.1%
Information Not Available 4,269 19.1% 2,037   2,089 2,180 104.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 58,827 58,624 58,680
Male 28,781 48.9% 29,297   29,741 -960 -3.2%
Female 30,040 51.1% 29,321   28,935 1,105 3.8%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 6   4 2 50.0%
 
Ethnicity 58,827 58,624 58,680
Hispanic or Latino 7,928 13.5% 7,835   7,525 403 5.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 47,469 80.7% 47,413   47,493 -24 -0.1%
Information Not Available 3,430 5.8% 3,376   3,662 -232 -6.3%
 
Race 58,827 58,624 58,680
American Indian or Alaskan Native 276 0.5% 274   263 13 4.9%
Asian 2,259 3.8% 2,276   2,472 -213 -8.6%
Black or African American 6,489 11.0% 6,225   6,397 92 1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 140 0.2% 131   141 -1 -0.7%
White 41,102 69.9% 41,234   41,351 -249 -0.6%
Information Not Available 8,561 14.6% 8,484   8,056 505 6.3%
 
Years of Age 58,827 58,624 58,680
Younger than 22 763 0.8% 790   785 -22 -2.8%
22-24 2,131 2.3% 2,133   2,209 -78 -3.5%
25-34 12,009 12.8% 12,193   12,092 -83 -0.7%
35-44 11,976 12.7% 12,082   12,231 -255 -2.1%
45-54 14,241 15.1% 14,175   14,642 -401 -2.7%
55-59 7,193 7.6% 7,078   7,169 24 0.3%
60-64 5,796 6.2% 5,709   5,261 535 10.2%
65 and older 4,718 5.0% 4,464   4,291 427 10.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 58,827 58,624 58,680
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 249 0.4% 229   200 49 24.5%
Mining 19 0.0% 29   27 -8 -29.6%
Utilities 205 0.3% 185   132 73 55.3%
Construction 3,859 6.5% 4,466   4,970 -1,111 -22.4%
Manufacturing 4,492 7.6% 4,723   4,863 -371 -7.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,711 4.6% 2,615   2,461 250 10.2%
Retail Trade 4,809 8.1% 4,750   4,594 215 4.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 5,717 9.7% 4,951   5,093 624 12.3%
Information 1,416 2.4% 1,554   1,471 -55 -3.7%
Finance and Insurance 2,154 3.6% 2,107   2,173 -19 -0.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 882 1.5% 874   883 -1 -0.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,340 9.0% 5,298   5,048 292 5.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 326 0.6% 304   282 44 15.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,015 8.5% 5,256   5,443 -428 -7.9%
Educational Services 1,743 3.0% 1,661   1,606 137 8.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,447 10.9% 6,425   6,100 347 5.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 681 1.2% 748   676 5 0.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,782 9.8% 5,604   5,550 232 4.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,039 5.1% 2,966   3,144 -105 -3.3%
Public Administration 1,975 3.3% 1,884   1,985 -10 -0.5%
Information Not Available 1,966 3.3% 1,995   1,979 -13 -0.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,534 36,660 39,476
Male 13,140 36.0% 13,710   14,578 -1,438 -9.9%
Female 15,316 41.9% 15,498   15,870 -554 -3.5%
Information Not Available 8,078 22.1% 7,452   9,028 -950 -10.5%
 
Ethnicity 36,534 36,660 39,476
Hispanic or Latino 1,210 3.3% 1,286   1,280 -70 -5.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,335 72.1% 26,990   28,421 -2,086 -7.3%
Information Not Available 8,989 24.6% 8,384   9,775 -786 -8.0%
 
Race 36,534 36,660 39,476
American Indian or Alaskan Native 117 0.3% 109   103 14 13.6%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 13,776 37.7% 14,049   14,649 -873 -6.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 51 0.1% 45   47 4 8.5%
White 12,391 33.9% 12,787   13,622 -1,231 -9.0%
Information Not Available 10,199 27.9% 9,670   11,055 -856 -7.7%
 
Years of Age 36,534 36,660 39,476
Younger than 22 441 1.0% 444   508 -67 -13.2%
22-24 1,150 2.5% 1,206   1,298 -148 -11.4%
25-34 6,623 14.3% 6,829   7,371 -748 -10.1%
35-44 5,865 12.6% 6,050   6,280 -415 -6.6%
45-54 6,395 13.8% 6,547   6,905 -510 -7.4%
55-59 3,283 7.1% 3,379   3,385 -102 -3.0%
60-64 2,512 5.4% 2,558   2,484 28 1.1%
65 and older 2,187 4.7% 2,195   2,216 -29 -1.3%
Information Not Available 8,078 17.4% 7,452   9,029 -951 -10.5%
 
Industry 36,534 36,660 39,476
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 44 0.1% 39   53 -9 -17.0%
Mining 8 0.0% 8   42 -34 -81.0%
Utilities 36 0.1% 37   55 -19 -34.5%
Construction 2,340 6.4% 2,545   2,601 -261 -10.0%
Manufacturing 204 0.6% 237   406 -202 -49.8%
Wholesale Trade 907 2.5% 958   1,186 -279 -23.5%
Retail Trade 1,094 3.0% 1,155   1,213 -119 -9.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,973 8.1% 2,651   2,757 216 7.8%
Information 520 1.4% 510   403 117 29.0%
Finance and Insurance 990 2.7% 999   865 125 14.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 576 1.6% 586   566 10 1.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,662 7.3% 2,692   2,780 -118 -4.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 136 0.4% 133   85 51 60.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,621 9.9% 3,833   4,216 -595 -14.1%
Educational Services 1,407 3.8% 1,425   1,359 48 3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,099 8.5% 3,174   3,149 -50 -1.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 375 1.0% 415   340 35 10.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,277 6.2% 2,422   2,595 -318 -12.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 751 2.1% 774   995 -244 -24.5%
Public Administration 531 1.5% 543   536 -5 -0.9%
Information Not Available 11,983 32.8% 11,524   13,274 -1,291 -9.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,834 4,089 4,396
Male 1,842 48.0% 2,027   2,231 -389 -17.4%
Female 1,992 52.0% 2,062   2,165 -173 -8.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,834 4,089 4,396
Hispanic or Latino 48 1.3% 47   49 -1 -2.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,387 88.3% 3,618   3,920 -533 -13.6%
Information Not Available 399 10.4% 424   427 -28 -6.6%
 
Race 3,834 4,089 4,396
American Indian or Alaskan Native 54 1.4% 56   61 -7 -11.5%
Asian 26 0.7% 31   28 -2 -7.1%
Black or African American 61 1.6% 61   65 -4 -6.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 3,538 92.3% 3,786   4,022 -484 -12.0%
Information Not Available 155 4.0% 155   220 -65 -29.5%
 
Years of Age 3,834 4,089 4,396
Younger than 22 91 1.3% 87   108 -17 -15.7%
22-24 118 1.7% 116   184 -66 -35.9%
25-34 762 10.9% 810   821 -59 -7.2%
35-44 786 11.3% 815   889 -103 -11.6%
45-54 895 12.8% 982   1,038 -143 -13.8%
55-59 526 7.5% 560   592 -66 -11.1%
60-64 389 5.6% 425   457 -68 -14.9%
65 and older 267 3.8% 294   307 -40 -13.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 3,834 4,089 4,396
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 85 2.2% 103   114 -29 -25.4%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 5 0.1% 4   19 -14 -73.7%
Construction 176 4.5% 202   252 -76 -30.2%
Manufacturing 351 9.0% 461   471 -120 -25.5%
Wholesale Trade 111 2.8% 120   104 7 6.7%
Retail Trade 408 10.4% 440   410 -2 -0.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 213 5.4% 174   227 -14 -6.2%
Information 35 0.9% 40   32 3 9.4%
Finance and Insurance 73 1.9% 70   89 -16 -18.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 33 0.8% 34   41 -8 -19.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 148 3.8% 141   179 -31 -17.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7 0.2% 4   9 -2 -22.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 263 6.7% 278   326 -63 -19.3%
Educational Services 140 3.6% 145   119 21 17.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 482 12.3% 490   589 -107 -18.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 40 1.0% 46   41 -1 -2.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 223 5.7% 232   267 -44 -16.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 89 2.3% 104   132 -43 -32.6%
Public Administration 78 2.0% 73   70 8 11.4%
Information Not Available 874 22.3% 928   904 -30 -3.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 53,056 72,128 63,182
Male 24,993 47.1% 35,808   32,039 -7,046 -22.0%
Female 26,765 50.4% 34,885   29,455 -2,690 -9.1%
Information Not Available 1,298 2.4% 1,435   1,688 -390 -23.1%
 
Ethnicity 53,056 72,128 63,182
Hispanic or Latino 2,170 4.1% 3,097   2,319 -149 -6.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,913 79.0% 57,076   49,738 -7,825 -15.7%
Information Not Available 8,973 16.9% 11,955   11,125 -2,152 -19.3%
 
Race 53,056 72,128 63,182
American Indian or Alaskan Native 384 0.7% 493   402 -18 -4.5%
Asian 690 1.3% 2,114   816 -126 -15.4%
Black or African American 12,637 23.8% 16,979   14,866 -2,229 -15.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 37 0.1% 41   49 -12 -24.5%
White 27,699 52.2% 36,903   33,164 -5,465 -16.5%
Information Not Available 11,609 21.9% 15,598   13,885 -2,276 -16.4%
 
Years of Age 53,056 72,128 63,182
Younger than 22 896 1.2% 1,301   981 -85 -8.7%
22-24 2,399 3.1% 3,310   2,881 -482 -16.7%
25-34 13,080 17.0% 17,138   14,572 -1,492 -10.2%
35-44 12,055 15.7% 16,211   14,469 -2,414 -16.7%
45-54 12,382 16.1% 17,578   16,358 -3,976 -24.3%
55-59 6,192 8.1% 8,493   7,230 -1,038 -14.4%
60-64 4,008 5.2% 5,517   4,491 -483 -10.8%
65 and older 2,044 2.7% 2,580   2,200 -156 -7.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 53,056 72,128 63,182
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 289 0.5% 310   320 -31 -9.7%
Mining 62 0.1% 62   146 -84 -57.5%
Utilities 54 0.1% 71   60 -6 -10.0%
Construction 2,531 4.7% 2,792   3,484 -953 -27.4%
Manufacturing 9,106 17.1% 18,741   14,535 -5,429 -37.4%
Wholesale Trade 4,708 8.8% 5,461   5,903 -1,195 -20.2%
Retail Trade 3,171 5.9% 3,192   2,925 246 8.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,733 3.2% 2,844   1,758 -25 -1.4%
Information 935 1.8% 899   736 199 27.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,309 2.5% 1,279   1,332 -23 -1.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 644 1.2% 633   649 -5 -0.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,594 8.6% 6,614   5,751 -1,157 -20.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,445 2.7% 2,492   1,435 10 0.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,849 11.0% 7,596   5,743 106 1.8%
Educational Services 1,494 2.8% 1,435   1,841 -347 -18.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,030 11.3% 6,129   6,835 -805 -11.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 776 1.5% 736   733 43 5.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,298 4.3% 2,461   2,367 -69 -2.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,548 2.9% 2,909   1,852 -304 -16.4%
Public Administration 969 1.8% 973   889 80 9.0%
Information Not Available 3,511 6.6% 4,499   3,888 -377 -9.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,229 28,961 30,300
Male 14,663 51.9% 15,235   16,575 -1,912 -11.5%
Female 13,557 48.0% 13,722   13,722 -165 -1.2%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 4   3 6 200.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,229 28,961 30,300
Hispanic or Latino 1,158 4.1% 1,140   1,216 -58 -4.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,164 85.6% 24,776   25,820 -1,656 -6.4%
Information Not Available 2,907 10.3% 3,045   3,264 -357 -10.9%
 
Race 28,229 28,961 30,300
American Indian or Alaskan Native 409 1.4% 431   437 -28 -6.4%
Asian 884 3.1% 868   1,008 -124 -12.3%
Black or African American 2,611 9.2% 2,823   2,767 -156 -5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 70 0.2% 64   70 0 0.0%
White 21,581 76.4% 22,057   23,353 -1,772 -7.6%
Information Not Available 2,674 9.5% 2,718   2,665 9 0.3%
 
Years of Age 28,229 28,961 30,300
Younger than 22 301 0.6% 289   350 -49 -14.0%
22-24 820 1.7% 863   1,066 -246 -23.1%
25-34 6,201 13.2% 6,404   6,799 -598 -8.8%
35-44 6,224 13.2% 6,290   6,611 -387 -5.9%
45-54 6,559 14.0% 6,788   7,198 -639 -8.9%
55-59 3,770 8.0% 3,918   3,955 -185 -4.7%
60-64 2,803 6.0% 2,831   2,783 20 0.7%
65 and older 1,548 3.3% 1,573   1,530 18 1.2%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 5   8 -5 -62.5%
 
Industry 28,229 28,961 30,300
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 202 0.7% 247   263 -61 -23.2%
Mining 30 0.1% 51   115 -85 -73.9%
Utilities 116 0.4% 138   156 -40 -25.6%
Construction 2,687 9.5% 2,926   3,310 -623 -18.8%
Manufacturing 3,720 13.1% 3,599   4,634 -914 -19.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,413 5.0% 1,434   1,509 -96 -6.4%
Retail Trade 2,290 8.1% 2,348   2,235 55 2.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 870 3.1% 945   933 -63 -6.8%
Information 725 2.6% 668   619 106 17.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,025 3.6% 997   911 114 12.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 402 1.4% 413   445 -43 -9.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,187 7.7% 2,262   2,212 -25 -1.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 575 2.0% 600   677 -102 -15.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,433 8.6% 2,510   2,502 -69 -2.8%
Educational Services 1,258 4.4% 1,274   1,377 -119 -8.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,756 9.7% 2,793   2,793 -37 -1.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 382 1.3% 397   393 -11 -2.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,108 7.4% 2,190   2,051 57 2.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,502 5.3% 1,630   1,530 -28 -1.8%
Public Administration 576 2.0% 566   527 49 9.3%
Information Not Available 972 3.4% 973   1,108 -136 -12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,285 31,841 31,544
Male 12,476 44.1% 14,138   13,955 -1,479 -10.6%
Female 15,770 55.8% 17,663   17,514 -1,744 -10.0%
Information Not Available 39 0.1% 40   75 -36 -48.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,285 31,841 31,544
Hispanic or Latino 1,106 3.9% 1,308   1,346 -240 -17.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,902 77.4% 24,232   24,687 -2,785 -11.3%
Information Not Available 5,277 18.7% 6,301   5,511 -234 -4.2%
 
Race 28,285 31,841 31,544
American Indian or Alaskan Native 171 0.6% 176   193 -22 -11.4%
Asian 216 0.8% 267   173 43 24.9%
Black or African American 6,994 24.7% 7,512   7,644 -650 -8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 316 1.1% 375   1,357 -1,041 -76.7%
White 17,193 60.8% 19,189   20,122 -2,929 -14.6%
Information Not Available 3,395 12.0% 4,322   2,055 1,340 65.2%
 
Years of Age 28,285 31,841 31,544
Younger than 22 368 0.9% 421   503 -135 -26.8%
22-24 980 2.3% 1,229   1,158 -178 -15.4%
25-34 5,902 13.7% 7,026   6,725 -823 -12.2%
35-44 6,350 14.8% 7,200   7,108 -758 -10.7%
45-54 6,684 15.6% 7,355   7,624 -940 -12.3%
55-59 3,474 8.1% 3,741   3,817 -343 -9.0%
60-64 2,495 5.8% 2,729   2,571 -76 -3.0%
65 and older 2,032 4.7% 2,140   2,038 -6 -0.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 28,285 31,841 31,544
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 111 0.4% 85   179 -68 -38.0%
Mining 30 0.1% 28   122 -92 -75.4%
Utilities 25 0.1% 32   44 -19 -43.2%
Construction 2,042 7.2% 2,060   2,221 -179 -8.1%
Manufacturing 2,968 10.5% 5,092   3,164 -196 -6.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,090 3.8% 1,099   1,224 -134 -10.9%
Retail Trade 2,653 9.3% 2,756   2,986 -333 -11.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,823 9.9% 3,292   2,955 -132 -4.5%
Information 564 2.0% 580   638 -74 -11.6%
Finance and Insurance 745 2.6% 741   913 -168 -18.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 465 1.6% 565   533 -68 -12.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,657 5.8% 1,584   1,763 -106 -6.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 129 0.5% 114   134 -5 -3.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,246 11.4% 3,130   3,780 -534 -14.1%
Educational Services 798 2.8% 832   965 -167 -17.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,170 11.2% 3,525   3,699 -529 -14.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 286 1.0% 280   283 3 1.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,245 11.4% 3,798   3,543 -298 -8.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 704 2.5% 847   908 -204 -22.5%
Public Administration 234 0.8% 257   269 -35 -13.0%
Information Not Available 1,300 4.6% 1,144   1,221 79 6.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Aug 2017 Percent Jul 2017     Aug 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,841 15,225 14,983
Male 5,218 40.6% 5,655   6,821 -1,603 -23.5%
Female 7,607 59.2% 9,562   8,149 -542