Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

December 2017

The Virgin Islands data are estimated for the month of December 2017 due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
December 2017
Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Monthly Change Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,949,448 1,612,778 336,670 2,100,779 -151,331 -7.2
Alaska 9,672 8,542 1,130 10,717 -1,045 -9.8
Alabama 16,770 15,944 826 20,396 -3,626 -17.8
Arkansas 13,761 12,255 1,506 15,699 -1,938 -12.3
Arizona 22,013 22,185 -172 25,041 -3,028 -12.1
California 347,829 253,566 94,263 363,031 -15,202 -4.2
Colorado 21,575 19,760 1,815 27,197 -5,622 -20.7
Connecticut 36,777 29,910 6,867 37,949 -1,172 -3.1
District of Columbia 8,796 8,423 373 8,630 166 1.9
Delaware 5,304 4,682 622 5,644 -340 -6.0
Florida 41,649 37,980 3,669 41,717 -68 -0.2
Georgia 28,012 23,481 4,531 30,227 -2,215 -7.3
Hawaii 7,117 7,162 -45 7,474 -357 -4.8
Iowa 21,765 14,144 7,621 25,292 -3,527 -13.9
Idaho 8,844 5,845 2,999 10,778 -1,934 -17.9
Illinois 117,495 89,182 28,313 126,833 -9,338 -7.4
Indiana 17,658 13,325 4,333 27,763 -10,105 -36.4
Kansas 11,079 9,558 1,521 13,215 -2,136 -16.2
Kentucky 17,903 15,373 2,530 20,097 -2,194 -10.9
Louisiana 19,108 18,547 561 24,014 -4,906 -20.4
Massachusetts 56,288 48,313 7,975 57,931 -1,643 -2.8
Maryland 34,152 31,373 2,779 36,902 -2,750 -7.5
Maine 5,738 4,528 1,210 6,596 -858 -13.0
Michigan 70,901 46,573 24,328 73,138 -2,237 -3.1
Minnesota 54,204 36,246 17,958 60,810 -6,606 -10.9
Missouri 26,310 24,858 1,452 28,841 -2,531 -8.8
Mississippi 10,295 9,089 1,206 12,325 -2,030 -16.5
Montana 8,830 7,308 1,522 9,454 -624 -6.6
North Carolina 20,633 19,203 1,430 23,730 -3,097 -13.1
North Dakota 5,706 3,134 2,572 7,334 -1,628 -22.2
Nebraska 5,518 3,866 1,652 6,672 -1,154 -17.3
New Hampshire 3,676 3,293 383 4,185 -509 -12.2
New Jersey 95,173 82,561 12,612 97,621 -2,448 -2.5
New Mexico 10,321 9,699 622 11,758 -1,437 -12.2
Nevada 23,633 20,338 3,295 25,062 -1,429 -5.7
New York 143,618 132,207 11,411 152,977 -9,359 -6.1
Ohio 62,882 46,220 16,662 68,023 -5,141 -7.6
Oklahoma 14,591 13,856 735 19,092 -4,501 -23.6
Oregon 28,928 26,316 2,612 31,978 -3,050 -9.5
Pennsylvania 121,354 101,816 19,538 131,119 -9,765 -7.4
Puerto Rico 22,632 20,391 2,241 17,172 5,460 31.8
Rhode Island 8,351 6,412 1,939 8,819 -468 -5.3
South Carolina 19,430 18,129 1,301 19,636 -206 -1.0
South Dakota 2,577 1,429 1,148 3,185 -608 -19.1
Tennessee 20,602 17,601 3,001 18,863 1,739 9.2
Texas 139,363 134,057 5,306 152,287 -12,924 -8.5
Utah 11,462 9,346 2,116 13,578 -2,116 -15.6
Virginia 27,565 26,771 794 30,356 -2,791 -9.2
Virgin Islands 194 208 -14 304 -110 -36.2
Vermont 3,674 3,072 602 4,541 -867 -19.1
Washington 63,917 56,818 7,099 57,454 6,463 11.2
Wisconsin 39,093 26,058 13,035 48,650 -9,557 -19.6
West Virginia 11,747 9,282 2,465 13,922 -2,175 -15.6
Wyoming 2,963 2,543 420 4,750 -1,787 -37.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,949,448   1,612,778   2,100,779 -151,331 -7.2
Male 1,134,707 58.2% 876,726   1,294,272 -159,565 -12.3%
Female 801,001 41.1% 724,869   794,526 6,475 0.8%
Information Not Available 13,740 0.7% 11,183   11,981 1,759 14.7%
 
Ethnicity 1,949,448   1,612,778   2,100,779    
Hispanic or Latino 399,649 20.5% 302,069   413,302 -13,653 -3.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,336,206 68.5% 1,133,230   1,400,191 -63,985 -4.6%
Information Not Available 213,587 11.0% 177,477   287,286 -73,699 -25.7%
 
Race 1,949,448   1,612,778   2,100,779
American Indian or Alaskan Native 27,749 1.4% 23,809   28,705 -956 -3.3%
Asian 64,327 3.3% 56,328   65,583 -1,256 -1.9%
Black or African American 333,814 17.1% 306,732   332,685 1,129 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 13,606 0.7% 11,950   12,949 657 5.1%
White 1,041,698 53.3% 853,349   1,114,077 -72,379 -6.5%
Information Not Available 471,413 24.1% 365,072   555,374 -83,961 -15.1%
 
Years of Age 1,949,448   1,612,778   2,100,779
Younger than 22 42,652 2.2% 30,308   45,186 -2,534 -5.6%
22-24 87,062 4.5% 69,769   98,351 -11,289 -11.5%
25-34 449,344 23.0% 378,834   489,086 -39,742 -8.1%
35-44 432,288 22.2% 359,781   456,180 -23,892 -5.2%
45-54 445,482 22.9% 364,655   483,009 -37,527 -7.8%
55-59 217,957 11.2% 179,936   234,790 -16,833 -7.2%
60-64 153,039 7.9% 127,307   161,512 -8,473 -5.2%
65 and older 109,528 5.6% 91,328   120,672 -11,144 -9.2%
Information Not Available 12,096 0.6% 10,858   11,993 103 0.9%
 
Industry 1,949,448   1,612,778   2,100,779
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 101,084 5.2% 61,675   100,850 234 0.2%
Mining 12,406 0.6% 8,298   21,252 -8,846 -41.6%
Utilities 4,184 0.2% 3,358   4,743 -559 -11.8%
Construction 286,846 14.7% 185,968   325,943 -39,097 -12.0%
Manufacturing 169,241 8.7% 146,877   196,262 -27,021 -13.8%
Wholesale Trade 63,143 3.2% 57,409   68,127 -4,984 -7.3%
Retail Trade 138,316 7.1% 126,227   142,328 -4,012 -2.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 63,375 3.3% 52,396   68,154 -4,779 -7.0%
Information 56,487 2.9% 49,023   59,242 -2,755 -4.7%
Finance and Insurance 53,568 2.7% 49,880   53,435 133 0.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 26,803 1.4% 24,592   27,444 -641 -2.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 103,801 5.3% 97,269   105,935 -2,134 -2.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,966 0.7% 11,094   12,654 312 2.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 272,049 14.0% 217,576   277,232 -5,183 -1.9%
Educational Services 49,297 2.5% 46,620   47,511 1,786 3.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 151,449 7.8% 143,917   144,705 6,744 4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 43,015 2.2% 33,802   46,682 -3,667 -7.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 117,563 6.0% 102,899   121,028 -3,465 -2.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 49,358 2.5% 42,856   49,361 -3 0.0%
Public Administration 39,709 2.0% 34,129   37,505 2,204 5.9%
Information Not Available 134,801 6.9% 116,914   190,386 -55,585 -29.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,672 8,542 10,717 -1,045 -9.8
Male 6,085 62.9% 5,076   7,006 -921 -13.1%
Female 3,573 36.9% 3,444   3,677 -104 -2.8%
Information Not Available 14 0.1% 22   34 -20 -58.8%
 
Ethnicity 9,672   8,542   10,717    
Hispanic or Latino 10 0.1% 6   7 3 42.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,275 95.9% 8,188   10,182 -907 -8.9%
Information Not Available 387 4.0% 348   528 -141 -26.7%
 
Race 9,672 8,542 10,717
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,717 28.1% 2,621   2,805 -88 -3.1%
Asian 666 6.9% 475   705 -39 -5.5%
Black or African American 450 4.7% 402   458 -8 -1.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 264 2.7% 215   247 17 6.9%
White 5,180 53.6% 4,475   5,967 -787 -13.2%
Information Not Available 395 4.1% 354   535 -140 -26.2%
 
Years of Age 9,672 8,542 10,717
Younger than 22 161 1.1% 149   232 -71 -30.6%
22-24 441 3.1% 371   579 -138 -23.8%
25-34 2,719 19.2% 2,492   2,950 -231 -7.8%
35-44 2,306 16.3% 2,015   2,588 -282 -10.9%
45-54 1,930 13.6% 1,712   2,212 -282 -12.7%
55-59 1,064 7.5% 857   1,100 -36 -3.3%
60-64 673 4.7% 607   703 -30 -4.3%
65 and older 378 2.7% 339   353 25 7.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,672 8,542 10,717
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 77 0.8% 29   77 0 0.0%
Mining 311 3.2% 295   426 -115 -27.0%
Utilities 61 0.6% 38   52 9 17.3%
Construction 2,092 21.5% 1,602   2,631 -539 -20.5%
Manufacturing 966 9.9% 758   1,002 -36 -3.6%
Wholesale Trade 142 1.5% 111   116 26 22.4%
Retail Trade 749 7.7% 769   844 -95 -11.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 545 5.6% 468   576 -31 -5.4%
Information 90 0.9% 88   119 -29 -24.4%
Finance and Insurance 142 1.5% 141   145 -3 -2.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 196 2.0% 162   189 7 3.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 283 2.9% 284   363 -80 -22.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7 0.1% 17   32 -25 -78.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 556 5.7% 485   548 8 1.5%
Educational Services 255 2.6% 232   242 13 5.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 662 6.8% 678   707 -45 -6.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 185 1.9% 182   124 61 49.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 753 7.7% 746   951 -198 -20.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 313 3.2% 312   260 53 20.4%
Public Administration 963 9.9% 889   954 9 0.9%
Information Not Available 324 3.3% 256   359 -35 -9.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,770 15,944 20,396
Male 8,646 51.6% 7,887   11,008 -2,362 -21.5%
Female 8,105 48.3% 8,002   9,364 -1,259 -13.4%
Information Not Available 19 0.1% 55   24 -5 -20.8%
 
Ethnicity 16,770 15,944 20,396
Hispanic or Latino 237 1.4% 236   260 -23 -8.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,339 73.6% 11,794   14,953 -2,614 -17.5%
Information Not Available 4,194 25.0% 3,914   5,183 -989 -19.1%
 
Race 16,770 15,944 20,396
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,055 6.3% 848   1,307 -252 -19.3%
Asian 500 3.0% 437   613 -113 -18.4%
Black or African American 7,120 42.5% 6,783   8,428 -1,308 -15.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1% 12   19 -5 -26.3%
White 7,210 43.0% 6,994   8,976 -1,766 -19.7%
Information Not Available 871 5.2% 870   1,053 -182 -17.3%
 
Years of Age 16,770 15,944 20,396
Younger than 22 43 0.2% 44   33 10 30.3%
22-24 51 0.2% 53   62 -11 -17.7%
25-34 602 2.8% 594   646 -44 -6.8%
35-44 2,631 12.0% 2,571   2,985 -354 -11.9%
45-54 3,606 16.5% 3,411   4,569 -963 -21.1%
55-59 1,825 8.3% 1,773   2,253 -428 -19.0%
60-64 2,109 9.6% 2,019   2,452 -343 -14.0%
65 and older 5,890 26.9% 5,433   7,386 -1,496 -20.3%
Information Not Available 13 0.1% 46   10 3 30.0%
 
Industry 16,770 15,944 20,396
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 148 0.9% 148   217 -69 -31.8%
Mining 39 0.2% 55   134 -95 -70.9%
Utilities 53 0.3% 52   85 -32 -37.6%
Construction 1,595 9.4% 1,309   2,232 -637 -28.5%
Manufacturing 2,538 15.0% 2,582   3,159 -621 -19.7%
Wholesale Trade 611 3.6% 603   700 -89 -12.7%
Retail Trade 1,839 10.9% 1,829   2,276 -437 -19.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 417 2.5% 403   645 -228 -35.3%
Information 243 1.4% 242   198 45 22.7%
Finance and Insurance 540 3.2% 502   630 -90 -14.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 228 1.3% 209   258 -30 -11.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 793 4.7% 819   946 -153 -16.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 55 0.3% 53   59 -4 -6.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,375 14.0% 2,274   2,801 -426 -15.2%
Educational Services 423 2.5% 448   476 -53 -11.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,440 8.5% 1,497   1,486 -46 -3.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 132 0.8% 114   161 -29 -18.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,332 7.9% 1,087   1,743 -411 -23.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 422 2.5% 404   455 -33 -7.3%
Public Administration 252 1.5% 207   297 -45 -15.2%
Information Not Available 1,295 7.7% 1,107   1,438 -143 -9.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,761 12,255 15,699
Male 7,515 54.6% 6,315   8,536 -1,021 -12.0%
Female 5,563 40.4% 4,913   5,948 -385 -6.5%
Information Not Available 683 5.0% 1,027   1,215 -532 -43.8%
 
Ethnicity 13,761 12,255 15,699
Hispanic or Latino 121 0.9% 97   85 36 42.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,957 94.2% 11,131   14,399 -1,442 -10.0%
Information Not Available 683 5.0% 1,027   1,215 -532 -43.8%
 
Race 13,761 12,255 15,699
American Indian or Alaskan Native 160 1.2% 160   161 -1 -0.6%
Asian 14 0.1% 17   17 -3 -17.6%
Black or African American 3,601 26.2% 3,107   4,016 -415 -10.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 728 5.3% 593   782 -54 -6.9%
White 8,454 61.4% 7,254   9,423 -969 -10.3%
Information Not Available 804 5.8% 1,124   1,300 -496 -38.2%
 
Years of Age 13,761 12,255 15,699
Younger than 22 370 1.7% 254   437 -67 -15.3%
22-24 649 3.1% 547   792 -143 -18.1%
25-34 2,938 13.8% 2,486   3,330 -392 -11.8%
35-44 3,076 14.5% 2,676   3,287 -211 -6.4%
45-54 2,991 14.1% 2,556   3,406 -415 -12.2%
55-59 1,388 6.5% 1,227   1,481 -93 -6.3%
60-64 959 4.5% 843   1,014 -55 -5.4%
65 and older 707 3.3% 639   737 -30 -4.1%
Information Not Available 683 3.2% 1,027   1,215 -532 -43.8%
 
Industry 13,761 12,255 15,699
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 398 2.8% 280   630 -232 -36.8%
Mining 86 0.6% 73   105 -19 -18.1%
Utilities 29 0.2% 35   24 5 20.8%
Construction 1,348 9.5% 1,108   1,727 -379 -21.9%
Manufacturing 2,151 15.2% 1,631   1,929 222 11.5%
Wholesale Trade 657 4.6% 624   653 4 0.6%
Retail Trade 1,289 9.1% 1,202   1,281 8 0.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 390 2.8% 388   560 -170 -30.4%
Information 182 1.3% 157   152 30 19.7%
Finance and Insurance 223 1.6% 193   247 -24 -9.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 156 1.1% 161   187 -31 -16.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 453 3.2% 450   512 -59 -11.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 94 0.7% 90   49 45 91.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,484 10.5% 1,318   1,648 -164 -10.0%
Educational Services 192 1.4% 222   281 -89 -31.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,222 8.6% 1,188   1,517 -295 -19.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 180 1.3% 136   238 -58 -24.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 908 6.4% 607   1,013 -105 -10.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 366 2.6% 320   338 28 8.3%
Public Administration 240 1.7% 212   285 -45 -15.8%
Information Not Available 1,713 12.1% 1,860   2,323 -610 -26.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,013 22,185 25,041
Male 11,238 51.1% 11,160   13,560 -2,322 -17.1%
Female 10,767 48.9% 11,015   11,454 -687 -6.0%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 10   27 -19 -70.4%
 
Ethnicity 22,013 22,185 25,041
Hispanic or Latino 6,173 28.0% 7,001   7,172 -999 -13.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,265 51.2% 10,916   12,676 -1,411 -11.1%
Information Not Available 4,575 20.8% 4,268   5,193 -618 -11.9%
 
Race 22,013 22,185 25,041
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,688 7.7% 1,484   2,050 -362 -17.7%
Asian 1,066 4.8% 1,090   1,219 -153 -12.6%
Black or African American 1,998 9.1% 1,981   2,232 -234 -10.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 284 1.3% 234   355 -71 -20.0%
White 12,200 55.4% 11,983   13,740 -1,540 -11.2%
Information Not Available 4,777 21.7% 5,413   5,445 -668 -12.3%
 
Years of Age 22,013 22,185 25,041
Younger than 22 413 1.3% 390   468 -55 -11.8%
22-24 914 2.8% 972   1,096 -182 -16.6%
25-34 5,058 15.6% 5,167   5,827 -769 -13.2%
35-44 4,876 15.1% 4,951   5,472 -596 -10.9%
45-54 5,071 15.7% 5,077   5,867 -796 -13.6%
55-59 2,585 8.0% 2,553   2,981 -396 -13.3%
60-64 1,870 5.8% 1,887   2,019 -149 -7.4%
65 and older 1,226 3.8% 1,188   1,311 -85 -6.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,013 22,185 25,041
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 473 2.1% 1,093   482 -9 -1.9%
Mining 51 0.2% 57   78 -27 -34.6%
Utilities 42 0.2% 40   72 -30 -41.7%
Construction 1,638 7.3% 1,423   2,283 -645 -28.3%
Manufacturing 1,143 5.1% 1,247   1,454 -311 -21.4%
Wholesale Trade 731 3.3% 750   863 -132 -15.3%
Retail Trade 1,722 7.7% 1,779   2,081 -359 -17.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 542 2.4% 525   596 -54 -9.1%
Information 385 1.7% 387   443 -58 -13.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,120 5.0% 1,093   1,051 69 6.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 393 1.7% 402   445 -52 -11.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,167 5.2% 1,201   1,341 -174 -13.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 84 0.4% 77   108 -24 -22.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,276 14.6% 3,099   3,453 -177 -5.1%
Educational Services 600 2.7% 629   767 -167 -21.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,209 9.8% 2,228   2,191 18 0.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 306 1.4% 304   317 -11 -3.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,286 5.7% 1,205   1,358 -72 -5.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 474 2.1% 499   536 -62 -11.6%
Public Administration 565 2.5% 556   676 -111 -16.4%
Information Not Available 3,806 16.9% 3,591   4,446 -640 -14.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 347,829 253,566 363,031
Male 188,460 54.2% 132,357   212,026 -23,566 -11.1%
Female 159,075 45.7% 121,115   150,714 8,361 5.5%
Information Not Available 294 0.1% 94   291 3 1.0%
 
Ethnicity 347,829 253,566 363,031
Hispanic or Latino 159,075 45.7% 102,692   169,311 -10,236 -6.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 159,858 46.0% 128,578   163,693 -3,835 -2.3%
Information Not Available 28,896 8.3% 22,296   30,027 -1,131 -3.8%
 
Race 347,829 253,566 363,031
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,939 0.8% 2,834   3,390 -451 -13.3%
Asian 30,267 8.7% 25,508   32,061 -1,794 -5.6%
Black or African American 30,659 8.8% 24,563   28,671 1,988 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 95,993 27.6% 75,673   99,572 -3,579 -3.6%
Information Not Available 187,971 54.0% 124,988   199,337 -11,366 -5.7%
 
Years of Age 347,829 253,566 363,031
Younger than 22 9,110 2.2% 5,007   10,461 -1,351 -12.9%
22-24 16,260 3.9% 12,848   20,050 -3,790 -18.9%
25-34 79,146 19.0% 63,109   90,080 -10,934 -12.1%
35-44 77,480 18.6% 57,534   77,101 379 0.5%
45-54 80,615 19.3% 55,928   77,875 2,740 3.5%
55-59 38,691 9.3% 27,964   39,809 -1,118 -2.8%
60-64 26,447 6.3% 17,666   27,508 -1,061 -3.9%
65 and older 19,982 4.8% 13,510   20,050 -68 -0.3%
Information Not Available 98 0.0% 0   97 1 1.0%
 
Industry 347,829 253,566 363,031
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 79,342 18.6% 45,253   81,654 -2,312 -2.8%
Mining 784 0.2% 283   1,065 -281 -26.4%
Utilities 1,077 0.3% 567   1,065 12 1.1%
Construction 26,153 6.1% 18,139   30,027 -3,874 -12.9%
Manufacturing 28,014 6.6% 20,217   33,029 -5,015 -15.2%
Wholesale Trade 980 0.2% 850   872 108 12.4%
Retail Trade 18,023 4.2% 14,171   23,053 -5,030 -21.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,795 2.3% 6,613   9,686 109 1.1%
Information 26,055 6.1% 19,745   30,414 -4,359 -14.3%
Finance and Insurance 5,779 1.4% 4,629   7,071 -1,292 -18.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,155 0.5% 2,173   1,840 315 17.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,367 1.5% 5,290   5,908 459 7.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 66,412 15.5% 56,496   60,537 5,875 9.7%
Educational Services 12,538 2.9% 10,203   9,686 2,852 29.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 20,570 4.8% 16,533   22,084 -1,514 -6.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,485 1.3% 4,346   6,005 -520 -8.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 14,595 3.4% 11,809   15,788 -1,193 -7.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 8,228 1.9% 5,668   7,846 382 4.9%
Public Administration 4,212 1.0% 2,551   3,487 725 20.8%
Information Not Available 11,265 2.6% 8,030   11,914 -649 -5.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,575 19,760 27,197
Male 12,235 56.7% 10,401   16,690 -4,455 -26.7%
Female 9,340 43.3% 9,358   10,506 -1,166 -11.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 21,575 19,760 27,197
Hispanic or Latino 4,778 22.1% 3,890   6,385 -1,607 -25.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,522 67.3% 13,866   18,041 -3,519 -19.5%
Information Not Available 2,275 10.5% 2,004   2,771 -496 -17.9%
 
Race 21,575 19,760 27,197
American Indian or Alaskan Native 362 1.7% 349   494 -132 -26.7%
Asian 451 2.1% 432   541 -90 -16.6%
Black or African American 1,347 6.2% 1,307   1,561 -214 -13.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 76 0.4% 60   92 -16 -17.4%
White 14,827 68.7% 13,764   18,618 -3,791 -20.4%
Information Not Available 4,512 20.9% 3,848   5,891 -1,379 -23.4%
 
Years of Age 21,575 19,760 27,197
Younger than 22 300 0.9% 212   384 -84 -21.9%
22-24 650 1.9% 496   827 -177 -21.4%
25-34 4,619 13.4% 4,254   5,845 -1,226 -21.0%
35-44 4,791 13.9% 4,472   5,974 -1,183 -19.8%
45-54 5,127 14.9% 4,732   6,624 -1,497 -22.6%
55-59 2,775 8.1% 2,490   3,565 -790 -22.2%
60-64 2,035 5.9% 1,943   2,531 -496 -19.6%
65 and older 1,270 3.7% 1,155   1,440 -170 -11.8%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 6   7 1 14.3%
 
Industry 21,575 19,760 27,197
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 288 1.3% 218   344 -56 -16.3%
Mining 165 0.8% 157   528 -363 -68.8%
Utilities 41 0.2% 38   48 -7 -14.6%
Construction 3,135 14.3% 1,995   4,615 -1,480 -32.1%
Manufacturing 1,413 6.5% 1,343   1,678 -265 -15.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,044 4.8% 994   1,220 -176 -14.4%
Retail Trade 1,561 7.1% 1,512   2,058 -497 -24.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 513 2.3% 517   824 -311 -37.7%
Information 806 3.7% 825   1,112 -306 -27.5%
Finance and Insurance 899 4.1% 903   887 12 1.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 471 2.2% 484   521 -50 -9.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,065 9.4% 2,024   2,401 -336 -14.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 316 1.4% 232   576 -260 -45.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,869 13.1% 2,303   3,583 -714 -19.9%
Educational Services 632 2.9% 645   766 -134 -17.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,850 8.5% 1,873   1,881 -31 -1.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 440 2.0% 577   465 -25 -5.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,245 5.7% 1,510   1,454 -209 -14.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 545 2.5% 528   643 -98 -15.2%
Public Administration 718 3.3% 602   870 -152 -17.5%
Information Not Available 559 2.6% 480   723 -164 -22.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,777 29,910 37,949
Male 22,185 60.3% 16,393   23,183 -998 -4.3%
Female 14,592 39.7% 13,517   14,766 -174 -1.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 36,777 29,910 37,949
Hispanic or Latino 6,576 17.9% 4,993   6,330 246 3.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,201 82.1% 24,917   31,619 -1,418 -4.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 36,777 29,910 37,949
American Indian or Alaskan Native 141 0.4% 121   163 -22 -13.5%
Asian 627 1.7% 561   708 -81 -11.4%
Black or African American 5,595 15.2% 5,055   5,599 -4 -0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 21,189 57.6% 16,952   21,998 -809 -3.7%
Information Not Available 9,225 25.1% 7,221   9,481 -256 -2.7%
 
Years of Age 36,777 29,910 37,949
Younger than 22 781 1.4% 590   773 8 1.0%
22-24 1,662 3.0% 1,295   1,697 -35 -2.1%
25-34 8,226 15.1% 6,697   8,630 -404 -4.7%
35-44 7,398 13.5% 5,895   7,568 -170 -2.2%
45-54 8,351 15.3% 6,782   8,814 -463 -5.3%
55-59 4,367 8.0% 3,587   4,507 -140 -3.1%
60-64 3,359 6.2% 2,849   3,252 107 3.3%
65 and older 2,633 4.8% 2,215   2,708 -75 -2.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 36,777 29,910 37,949
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 339 0.9% 193   389 -50 -12.9%
Mining 24 0.1% 12   27 -3 -11.1%
Utilities 49 0.1% 38   47 2 4.3%
Construction 5,717 15.4% 3,406   5,914 -197 -3.3%
Manufacturing 3,336 9.0% 3,023   3,531 -195 -5.5%
Wholesale Trade 1,399 3.8% 1,289   1,451 -52 -3.6%
Retail Trade 3,783 10.2% 3,457   3,857 -74 -1.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,277 3.4% 1,144   1,479 -202 -13.7%
Information 576 1.6% 536   1,001 -425 -42.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,312 3.5% 1,215   1,407 -95 -6.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 524 1.4% 451   531 -7 -1.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,910 5.1% 1,742   1,797 113 6.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 316 0.9% 296   276 40 14.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,389 14.5% 3,602   5,391 -2 0.0%
Educational Services 1,168 3.1% 1,124   1,159 9 0.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,011 10.8% 3,828   3,982 29 0.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,227 3.3% 772   1,290 -63 -4.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,292 6.2% 1,887   2,142 150 7.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,132 3.0% 1,012   1,115 17 1.5%
Public Administration 429 1.2% 396   603 -174 -28.9%
Information Not Available 567 1.5% 487   560 7 1.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,796 8,423 8,630
Male 4,025 45.8% 3,843   4,074 -49 -1.2%
Female 4,769 54.2% 4,580   4,556 213 4.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 0   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,796 8,423 8,630
Hispanic or Latino 745 8.5% 615   723 22 3.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,013 91.1% 7,792   7,869 144 1.8%
Information Not Available 38 0.4% 16   38 0 0.0%
 
Race 8,796 8,423 8,630
American Indian or Alaskan Native 34 0.4% 38   39 -5 -12.8%
Asian 220 2.5% 203   212 8 3.8%
Black or African American 5,992 68.1% 5,787   5,898 94 1.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.2% 19   22 -3 -13.6%
White 1,535 17.5% 1,528   1,624 -89 -5.5%
Information Not Available 996 11.3% 848   835 161 19.3%
 
Years of Age 8,796 8,423 8,630
Younger than 22 152 1.6% 151   119 33 27.7%
22-24 432 4.4% 435   464 -32 -6.9%
25-34 2,437 25.1% 2,354   2,420 17 0.7%
35-44 2,074 21.3% 1,987   1,927 147 7.6%
45-54 1,825 18.8% 1,747   1,829 -4 -0.2%
55-59 903 9.3% 832   909 -6 -0.7%
60-64 604 6.2% 557   627 -23 -3.7%
65 and older 369 3.8% 360   335 34 10.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,796 8,423 8,630
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
Construction 17 0.2% 17   15 2 13.3%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 1   6 -5 -83.3%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 18 0.2% 19   22 -4 -18.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 16 0.2% 13   4 12 300.0%
Information 11 0.1% 10   15 -4 -26.7%
Finance and Insurance 11 0.1% 11   7 4 57.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 5 0.1% 7   7 -2 -28.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 72 0.8% 56   47 25 53.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   3 -3 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 47 0.5% 45   54 -7 -13.0%
Educational Services 5 0.1% 9   11 -6 -54.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 17 0.2% 16   17 0 0.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4 0.0% 1   3 1 33.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 21 0.2% 17   16 5 31.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 19 0.2% 10   20 -1 -5.0%
Public Administration 4 0.0% 2   5 -1 -20.0%
Information Not Available 8,526 96.9% 8,188   8,376 150 1.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,304 4,682 5,644
Male 2,316 43.7% 1,981   2,549 -233 -9.1%
Female 2,647 49.9% 2,406   2,675 -28 -1.0%
Information Not Available 341 6.4% 295   420 -79 -18.8%
 
Ethnicity 5,304 4,682 5,644
Hispanic or Latino 372 7.0% 326   357 15 4.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,591 86.6% 4,061   4,867 -276 -5.7%
Information Not Available 341 6.4% 295   420 -79 -18.8%
 
Race 5,304 4,682 5,644
American Indian or Alaskan Native 15 0.3% 15   16 -1 -6.3%
Asian 97 1.8% 95   115 -18 -15.7%
Black or African American 2,241 42.3% 2,004   2,102 139 6.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   7 -7 -100.0%
White 2,666 50.3% 2,323   3,070 -404 -13.2%
Information Not Available 284 5.4% 244   333 -49 -14.7%
 
Years of Age 5,304 4,682 5,644
Younger than 22 67 0.9% 105   68 -1 -1.5%
22-24 219 2.9% 216   216 3 1.4%
25-34 1,298 17.3% 1,121   1,294 4 0.3%
35-44 1,195 15.9% 1,019   1,188 7 0.6%
45-54 1,079 14.4% 945   1,323 -244 -18.4%
55-59 581 7.8% 511   618 -37 -6.0%
60-64 474 6.3% 444   510 -36 -7.1%
65 and older 322 4.3% 268   350 -28 -8.0%
Information Not Available 69 0.9% 53   77 -8 -10.4%
 
Industry 5,304 4,682 5,644
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 11 0.2% 10   9 2 22.2%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 11 0.2% 12   9 2 22.2%
Construction 330 6.2% 266   407 -77 -18.9%
Manufacturing 353 6.6% 301   400 -47 -11.8%
Wholesale Trade 137 2.6% 126   211 -74 -35.1%
Retail Trade 678 12.8% 632   748 -70 -9.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 183 3.4% 181   213 -30 -14.1%
Information 65 1.2% 63   78 -13 -16.7%
Finance and Insurance 509 9.6% 406   575 -66 -11.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 128 2.4% 105   126 2 1.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 396 7.5% 353   415 -19 -4.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 27 0.5% 28   16 11 68.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 892 16.8% 785   914 -22 -2.4%
Educational Services 130 2.4% 135   123 7 5.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 635 11.9% 607   595 40 6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 90 1.7% 58   108 -18 -16.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 532 10.0% 441   503 29 5.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 128 2.4% 111   124 4 3.2%
Public Administration 57 1.1% 47   58 -1 -1.7%
Information Not Available 12 0.2% 15   10 2 20.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 41,649 37,980 41,717
Male 19,832 47.6% 17,549   20,966 -1,134 -5.4%
Female 21,783 52.3% 20,403   20,707 1,076 5.2%
Information Not Available 34 0.1% 28   44 -10 -22.7%
 
Ethnicity 41,649 37,980 41,717
Hispanic or Latino 10,330 24.8% 9,525   10,452 -122 -1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,487 66.0% 25,115   27,045 442 1.6%
Information Not Available 3,832 9.2% 3,340   4,220 -388 -9.2%
 
Race 41,649 37,980 41,717
American Indian or Alaskan Native 256 0.6% 261   270 -14 -5.2%
Asian 632 1.5% 584   721 -89 -12.3%
Black or African American 10,647 25.6% 9,868   9,979 668 6.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 283 0.7% 231   253 30 11.9%
White 24,526 58.9% 22,341   25,320 -794 -3.1%
Information Not Available 5,305 12.7% 4,695   5,174 131 2.5%
 
Years of Age 41,649 37,980 41,717
Younger than 22 381 0.6% 328   360 21 5.8%
22-24 1,126 1.8% 1,006   1,240 -114 -9.2%
25-34 7,902 12.5% 7,682   8,149 -247 -3.0%
35-44 8,333 13.2% 7,742   7,961 372 4.7%
45-54 8,745 13.9% 7,956   8,708 37 0.4%
55-59 4,244 6.7% 3,853   4,383 -139 -3.2%
60-64 3,106 4.9% 2,880   2,973 133 4.5%
65 and older 2,056 3.3% 1,858   1,993 63 3.2%
Information Not Available 5,756 9.1% 4,675   5,950 -194 -3.3%
 
Industry 41,649 37,980 41,717
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 354 0.8% 378   320 34 10.6%
Mining 27 0.1% 25   105 -78 -74.3%
Utilities 65 0.2% 54   61 4 6.6%
Construction 2,592 6.2% 2,110   2,759 -167 -6.1%
Manufacturing 1,749 4.2% 1,616   2,182 -433 -19.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,734 4.1% 1,528   1,655 79 4.8%
Retail Trade 3,683 8.8% 3,452   3,606 77 2.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,009 2.4% 1,018   1,214 -205 -16.9%
Information 700 1.7% 664   887 -187 -21.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,832 4.4% 1,574   1,677 155 9.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 970 2.3% 922   1,025 -55 -5.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,048 7.3% 2,744   2,998 50 1.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 493 1.2% 439   421 72 17.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,278 17.3% 6,659   7,499 -221 -2.9%
Educational Services 876 2.1% 923   1,003 -127 -12.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,070 9.7% 4,054   3,767 303 8.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 819 1.9% 825   619 200 32.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,266 7.8% 3,171   3,168 98 3.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,151 2.7% 1,059   1,165 -14 -1.2%
Public Administration 558 1.3% 551   534 24 4.5%
Information Not Available 5,375 12.8% 4,214   5,052 323 6.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,012 23,481 30,227
Male 13,098 46.8% 10,402   14,961 -1,863 -12.5%
Female 13,386 47.8% 11,809   13,745 -359 -2.6%
Information Not Available 1,528 5.5% 1,270   1,521 7 0.5%
 
Ethnicity 28,012 23,481 30,227
Hispanic or Latino 48 0.2% 41   32 16 50.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,436 94.4% 22,170   28,674 -2,238 -7.8%
Information Not Available 1,528 5.5% 1,270   1,521 7 0.5%
 
Race 28,012 23,481 30,227
American Indian or Alaskan Native 118 0.4% 86   125 -7 -5.6%
Asian 426 1.5% 398   453 -27 -6.0%
Black or African American 15,762 56.3% 13,186   16,889 -1,127 -6.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 10,178 36.3% 8,541   11,239 -1,061 -9.4%
Information Not Available 1,528 5.5% 1,270   1,521 7 0.5%
 
Years of Age 28,012 23,481 30,227
Younger than 22 519 1.4% 412   670 -151 -22.5%
22-24 1,236 3.4% 911   1,427 -191 -13.4%
25-34 6,844 18.8% 5,725   7,801 -957 -12.3%
35-44 6,971 19.2% 5,848   7,409 -438 -5.9%
45-54 6,674 18.4% 5,534   7,282 -608 -8.3%
55-59 2,938 8.1% 2,489   2,947 -9 -0.3%
60-64 1,832 5.0% 1,656   1,685 147 8.7%
65 and older 998 2.7% 906   1,006 -8 -0.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 28,012 23,481 30,227
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 493 1.7% 302   551 -58 -10.5%
Mining 23 0.1% 7   22 1 4.5%
Utilities 24 0.1% 18   14 10 71.4%
Construction 1,093 3.8% 871   1,307 -214 -16.4%
Manufacturing 2,140 7.5% 1,731   2,397 -257 -10.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,061 3.7% 919   1,317 -256 -19.4%
Retail Trade 1,848 6.5% 1,517   1,888 -40 -2.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 547 1.9% 475   632 -85 -13.4%
Information 483 1.7% 399   499 -16 -3.2%
Finance and Insurance 770 2.7% 630   805 -35 -4.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 347 1.2% 295   392 -45 -11.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,053 17.7% 4,298   5,315 -262 -4.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44 0.2% 32   26 18 69.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 66 0.2% 71   78 -12 -15.4%
Educational Services 506 1.8% 459   604 -98 -16.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,241 4.4% 1,180   1,419 -178 -12.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,116 3.9% 906   1,272 -156 -12.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 184 0.6% 119   258 -74 -28.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 265 0.9% 254   308 -43 -14.0%
Public Administration 269 0.9% 241   283 -14 -4.9%
Information Not Available 10,439 36.6% 8,757   10,840 -401 -3.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,117 7,162 7,474
Male 4,985 70.0% 4,965   5,332 -347 -6.5%
Female 2,131 29.9% 2,197   2,141 -10 -0.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,117 7,162 7,474
Hispanic or Latino 507 7.1% 483   532 -25 -4.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,827 67.8% 4,902   4,941 -114 -2.3%
Information Not Available 1,783 25.1% 1,777   2,001 -218 -10.9%
 
Race 7,117 7,162 7,474
American Indian or Alaskan Native 37 0.5% 38   57 -20 -35.1%
Asian 2,234 31.4% 2,263   2,233 1 0.0%
Black or African American 116 1.6% 123   114 2 1.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,352 33.0% 2,342   2,411 -59 -2.4%
White 1,464 20.6% 1,521   1,631 -167 -10.2%
Information Not Available 914 12.8% 875   1,028 -114 -11.1%
 
Years of Age 7,117 7,162 7,474
Younger than 22 146 1.8% 156   161 -15 -9.3%
22-24 299 3.7% 277   337 -38 -11.3%
25-34 1,652 20.6% 1,667   1,843 -191 -10.4%
35-44 1,664 20.8% 1,630   1,680 -16 -1.0%
45-54 1,650 20.6% 1,667   1,664 -14 -0.8%
55-59 718 9.0% 735   826 -108 -13.1%
60-64 574 7.2% 614   592 -18 -3.0%
65 and older 414 5.2% 416   371 43 11.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,117 7,162 7,474
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 52 0.7% 67   70 -18 -25.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 12 0.2% 9   10 2 20.0%
Construction 2,703 37.7% 2,635   2,983 -280 -9.4%
Manufacturing 146 2.0% 133   175 -29 -16.6%
Wholesale Trade 99 1.4% 82   109 -10 -9.2%
Retail Trade 280 3.9% 295   316 -36 -11.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 420 5.9% 461   224 196 87.5%
Information 158 2.2% 172   158 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 61 0.9% 60   55 6 10.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 84 1.2% 84   110 -26 -23.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 240 3.3% 246   246 -6 -2.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44 0.6% 47   65 -21 -32.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 769 10.7% 777   754 15 2.0%
Educational Services 49 0.7% 48   63 -14 -22.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 277 3.9% 294   298 -21 -7.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 59 0.8% 60   77 -18 -23.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 564 7.9% 610   624 -60 -9.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 136 1.9% 138   124 12 9.7%
Public Administration 79 1.1% 88   108 -29 -26.9%
Information Not Available 885 12.3% 856   903 -18 -2.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,765 14,144 25,292
Male 15,321 70.4% 8,216   18,275 -2,954 -16.2%
Female 6,242 28.7% 5,759   6,772 -530 -7.8%
Information Not Available 202 0.9% 169   245 -43 -17.6%
 
Ethnicity 21,765 14,144 25,292
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 21,765 100.0% 14,144   25,292 -3,527 -13.9%
 
Race 21,765 14,144 25,292
American Indian or Alaskan Native 269 1.2% 202   97 172 177.3%
Asian 228 1.0% 183   57 171 300.0%
Black or African American 1,148 5.3% 972   380 768 202.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,225 60.8% 9,061   4,965 8,260 166.4%
Information Not Available 6,895 31.7% 3,726   19,793 -12,898 -65.2%
 
Years of Age 21,765 14,144 25,292
Younger than 22 412 1.2% 368   536 -124 -23.1%
22-24 1,024 3.1% 648   1,329 -305 -22.9%
25-34 4,935 14.9% 3,069   6,089 -1,154 -19.0%
35-44 4,737 14.3% 3,090   5,500 -763 -13.9%
45-54 4,590 13.9% 3,171   5,304 -714 -13.5%
55-59 2,567 7.8% 1,755   2,843 -276 -9.7%
60-64 1,971 6.0% 1,221   2,151 -180 -8.4%
65 and older 1,521 4.6% 813   1,538 -17 -1.1%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 9   2 6 300.0%
 
Industry 21,765 14,144 25,292
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 211 1.0% 132   267 -56 -21.0%
Mining 263 1.2% 45   387 -124 -32.0%
Utilities 22 0.1% 21   28 -6 -21.4%
Construction 7,081 32.2% 2,688   8,123 -1,042 -12.8%
Manufacturing 3,560 16.2% 2,726   4,491 -931 -20.7%
Wholesale Trade 749 3.4% 639   859 -110 -12.8%
Retail Trade 1,317 6.0% 1,161   1,441 -124 -8.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 554 2.5% 396   746 -192 -25.7%
Information 325 1.5% 349   446 -121 -27.1%
Finance and Insurance 426 1.9% 447   559 -133 -23.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 183 0.8% 151   211 -28 -13.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 604 2.7% 570   681 -77 -11.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.2% 42   45 4 8.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,591 11.8% 1,455   2,991 -400 -13.4%
Educational Services 288 1.3% 272   300 -12 -4.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,160 5.3% 1,154   1,096 64 5.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 480 2.2% 355   479 1 0.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 850 3.9% 719   985 -135 -13.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 375 1.7% 326   446 -71 -15.9%
Public Administration 520 2.4% 379   508 12 2.4%
Information Not Available 157 0.7% 117   203 -46 -22.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,844 5,845 10,778
Male 6,041 68.3% 3,479   7,612 -1,571 -20.6%
Female 2,798 31.6% 2,364   3,165 -367 -11.6%
Information Not Available 5 0.1% 2   1 4 400.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,844 5,845 10,778
Hispanic or Latino 1,466 16.6% 735   1,696 -230 -13.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,041 68.3% 4,210   7,070 -1,029 -14.6%
Information Not Available 1,337 15.1% 900   2,012 -675 -33.5%
 
Race 8,844 5,845 10,778
American Indian or Alaskan Native 584 4.9% 359   540 44 8.1%
Asian 137 1.1% 109   177 -40 -22.6%
Black or African American 170 1.4% 132   172 -2 -1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 76 0.6% 57   106 -30 -28.3%
White 7,291 60.7% 7,805   14,566 -7,275 -49.9%
Information Not Available 3,758 31.3% 1,855   3,824 -66 -1.7%
 
Years of Age 8,844 5,845 10,778
Younger than 22 284 1.8% 141   317 -33 -10.4%
22-24 454 2.9% 228   485 -31 -6.4%
25-34 1,931 12.5% 1,185   2,215 -284 -12.8%
35-44 1,862 12.1% 1,259   2,150 -288 -13.4%
45-54 1,887 12.3% 1,301   2,489 -602 -24.2%
55-59 1,002 6.5% 694   1,336 -334 -25.0%
60-64 745 4.8% 563   865 -120 -13.9%
65 and older 675 4.4% 469   909 -234 -25.7%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 5   12 -8 -66.7%
 
Industry 8,844 5,845 10,778
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 591 6.3% 319   739 -148 -20.0%
Mining 133 1.4% 52   122 11 9.0%
Utilities 26 0.3% 19   33 -7 -21.2%
Construction 1,710 18.1% 753   2,291 -581 -25.4%
Manufacturing 777 8.2% 636   1,101 -324 -29.4%
Wholesale Trade 328 3.5% 245   393 -65 -16.5%
Retail Trade 777 8.2% 544   862 -85 -9.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 235 2.5% 189   330 -95 -28.8%
Information 96 1.0% 94   108 -12 -11.1%
Finance and Insurance 165 1.7% 172   159 6 3.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 100 1.1% 62   101 -1 -1.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 299 3.2% 249   379 -80 -21.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 0.2% 13   16 1 6.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,317 14.0% 656   1,382 -65 -4.7%
Educational Services 117 1.2% 122   158 -41 -25.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 665 7.0% 563   650 15 2.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 271 2.9% 190   278 -7 -2.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 448 4.7% 393   483 -35 -7.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 161 1.7% 120   176 -15 -8.5%
Public Administration 280 3.0% 198   326 -46 -14.1%
Information Not Available 331 3.5% 256   691 -360 -52.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 117,495 89,182 126,833
Male 75,541 64.3% 50,224   83,884 -8,343 -9.9%
Female 41,176 35.0% 38,301   42,213 -1,037 -2.5%
Information Not Available 778 0.7% 657   736 42 5.7%
 
Ethnicity 117,495 89,182 126,833
Hispanic or Latino 26,294 22.4% 13,811   27,445 -1,151 -4.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 79,173 67.4% 65,883   86,531 -7,358 -8.5%
Information Not Available 12,028 10.2% 9,488   12,857 -829 -6.4%
 
Race 117,495 89,182 126,833
American Indian or Alaskan Native 764 0.7% 518   852 -88 -10.3%
Asian 2,431 2.1% 2,089   2,575 -144 -5.6%
Black or African American 25,288 21.5% 23,805   25,894 -606 -2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 267 0.2% 199   268 -1 -0.4%
White 71,335 60.7% 52,588   79,040 -7,705 -9.7%
Information Not Available 17,410 14.8% 9,983   18,204 -794 -4.4%
 
Years of Age 117,495 89,182 126,833
Younger than 22 2,041 1.1% 1,354   2,361 -320 -13.6%
22-24 4,729 2.6% 3,406   5,266 -537 -10.2%
25-34 26,166 14.6% 20,505   28,943 -2,777 -9.6%
35-44 27,347 15.2% 20,852   29,840 -2,493 -8.4%
45-54 29,478 16.4% 21,422   32,365 -2,887 -8.9%
55-59 13,942 7.8% 10,529   14,563 -621 -4.3%
60-64 9,442 5.3% 7,332   9,214 228 2.5%
65 and older 4,350 2.4% 3,782   4,281 69 1.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 117,495 89,182 126,833
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 839 0.7% 416   900 -61 -6.8%
Mining 302 0.3% 221   391 -89 -22.8%
Utilities 133 0.1% 116   311 -178 -57.2%
Construction 21,673 18.3% 11,161   25,608 -3,935 -15.4%
Manufacturing 9,407 7.9% 8,041   10,935 -1,528 -14.0%
Wholesale Trade 5,174 4.4% 4,631   5,209 -35 -0.7%
Retail Trade 7,901 6.7% 7,456   8,080 -179 -2.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,722 4.0% 3,860   5,178 -456 -8.8%
Information 1,918 1.6% 1,881   1,953 -35 -1.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,766 3.2% 3,665   3,501 265 7.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,555 1.3% 1,404   1,442 113 7.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,090 6.0% 6,179   7,830 -740 -9.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,036 0.9% 843   939 97 10.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 22,577 19.1% 13,698   23,547 -970 -4.1%
Educational Services 2,717 2.3% 2,710   3,178 -461 -14.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,759 5.7% 6,419   6,943 -184 -2.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,803 2.4% 1,864   2,844 -41 -1.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,815 4.9% 4,889   5,652 163 2.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,655 2.2% 2,505   2,997 -342 -11.4%
Public Administration 1,900 1.6% 1,770   2,033 -133 -6.5%
Information Not Available 6,753 5.7% 5,453   7,362 -609 -8.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,658 13,325 27,763
Male 11,053 62.6% 7,317   18,705 -7,652 -40.9%
Female 6,532 37.0% 5,955   8,931 -2,399 -26.9%
Information Not Available 73 0.4% 53   127 -54 -42.5%
 
Ethnicity 17,658 13,325 27,763
Hispanic or Latino 979 5.5% 576   1,545 -566 -36.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,466 76.3% 10,234   21,133 -7,667 -36.3%
Information Not Available 3,213 18.2% 2,515   5,085 -1,872 -36.8%
 
Race 17,658 13,325 27,763
American Indian or Alaskan Native 80 0.5% 57   145 -65 -44.8%
Asian 140 0.8% 96   180 -40 -22.2%
Black or African American 2,572 14.6% 2,167   3,815 -1,243 -32.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1% 22   32 -15 -46.9%
White 13,520 76.6% 10,114   21,612 -8,092 -37.4%
Information Not Available 1,329 7.5% 869   1,979 -650 -32.8%
 
Years of Age 17,658 13,325 27,763
Younger than 22 231 0.8% 118   415 -184 -44.3%
22-24 499 1.7% 340   1,051 -552 -52.5%
25-34 3,625 12.2% 2,691   5,949 -2,324 -39.1%
35-44 4,314 14.5% 3,281   6,877 -2,563 -37.3%
45-54 4,578 15.4% 3,462   7,196 -2,618 -36.4%
55-59 2,245 7.6% 1,718   3,236 -991 -30.6%
60-64 1,467 4.9% 1,150   2,099 -632 -30.1%
65 and older 699 2.4% 565   940 -241 -25.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 17,658 13,325 27,763
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 85 0.5% 47   113 -28 -24.8%
Mining 51 0.3% 15   147 -96 -65.3%
Utilities 28 0.2% 20   21 7 33.3%
Construction 4,036 22.7% 1,815   6,710 -2,674 -39.9%
Manufacturing 3,034 17.1% 2,663   5,528 -2,494 -45.1%
Wholesale Trade 647 3.6% 576   914 -267 -29.2%
Retail Trade 1,353 7.6% 1,342   1,500 -147 -9.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 644 3.6% 389   1,398 -754 -53.9%
Information 273 1.5% 250   341 -68 -19.9%
Finance and Insurance 405 2.3% 362   559 -154 -27.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 252 1.4% 205   315 -63 -20.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 756 4.3% 665   1,036 -280 -27.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 128 0.7% 108   132 -4 -3.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,782 10.0% 1,299   2,821 -1,039 -36.8%
Educational Services 312 1.8% 326   554 -242 -43.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,179 6.6% 1,070   1,419 -240 -16.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 265 1.5% 141   416 -151 -36.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 460 2.6% 420   713 -253 -35.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 450 2.5% 403   530 -80 -15.1%
Public Administration 152 0.9% 131   193 -41 -21.2%
Information Not Available 1,366 7.7% 1,078   2,403 -1,037 -43.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,079 9,558 13,215
Male 6,816 61.5% 5,555   8,690 -1,874 -21.6%
Female 4,263 38.5% 4,003   4,525 -262 -5.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,079 9,558 13,215
Hispanic or Latino 1,170 10.6% 754   1,316 -146 -11.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,722 51.6% 4,723   6,531 -809 -12.4%
Information Not Available 4,187 37.8% 4,081   5,368 -1,181 -22.0%
 
Race 11,079 9,558 13,215
American Indian or Alaskan Native 148 1.3% 119   223 -75 -33.6%
Asian 119 1.1% 78   182 -63 -34.6%
Black or African American 2,225 20.1% 2,420   2,331 -106 -4.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 0.2% 17   30 -12 -40.0%
White 7,701 69.5% 6,338   9,442 -1,741 -18.4%
Information Not Available 868 7.8% 586   1,007 -139 -13.8%
 
Years of Age 11,079 9,558 13,215
Younger than 22 216 1.2% 161   292 -76 -26.0%
22-24 498 2.8% 354   600 -102 -17.0%
25-34 2,638 14.7% 2,211   3,154 -516 -16.4%
35-44 2,568 14.3% 2,303   3,029 -461 -15.2%
45-54 2,560 14.2% 2,205   3,066 -506 -16.5%
55-59 1,310 7.3% 1,135   1,540 -230 -14.9%
60-64 810 4.5% 766   1,020 -210 -20.6%
65 and older 479 2.7% 423   514 -35 -6.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,079 9,558 13,215
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 49 0.4% 42   54 -5 -9.3%
Mining 76 0.7% 54   111 -35 -31.5%
Utilities 76 0.7% 69   17 59 347.1%
Construction 2,189 19.7% 1,316   2,925 -736 -25.2%
Manufacturing 1,379 12.4% 1,208   1,568 -189 -12.1%
Wholesale Trade 527 4.7% 437   823 -296 -36.0%
Retail Trade 739 6.6% 641   853 -114 -13.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 353 3.2% 319   451 -98 -21.7%
Information 174 1.6% 170   273 -99 -36.3%
Finance and Insurance 287 2.6% 264   353 -66 -18.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 227 2.0% 194   185 42 22.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 581 5.2% 536   750 -169 -22.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33 0.3% 35   38 -5 -13.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,500 13.5% 1,156   1,787 -287 -16.1%
Educational Services 153 1.4% 166   207 -54 -26.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,002 9.0% 950   969 33 3.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 80 0.7% 65   94 -14 -14.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 489 4.4% 400   500 -11 -2.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 231 2.1% 211   252 -21 -8.3%
Public Administration 303 2.7% 246   313 -10 -3.2%
Information Not Available 631 5.7% 1,079   692 -61 -8.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,903 15,373 20,097
Male 10,659 59.5% 8,985   12,640 -1,981 -15.7%
Female 7,244 40.5% 6,388   7,457 -213 -2.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,903 15,373 20,097
Hispanic or Latino 35 0.2% 24   36 -1 -2.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 580 3.2% 494   636 -56 -8.8%
Information Not Available 17,288 96.6% 14,855   19,425 -2,137 -11.0%
 
Race 17,903 15,373 20,097
American Indian or Alaskan Native 125 0.7% 115   99 26 26.3%
Asian 95 0.5% 54   54 41 75.9%
Black or African American 2,138 11.9% 1,896   2,226 -88 -4.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1% 9   0 9 0.0%
White 15,293 85.4% 13,111   17,423 -2,130 -12.2%
Information Not Available 243 1.4% 188   295 -52 -17.6%
 
Years of Age 17,903 15,373 20,097
Younger than 22 372 1.2% 183   309 63 20.4%
22-24 632 2.0% 458   752 -120 -16.0%
25-34 3,523 11.1% 3,151   4,076 -553 -13.6%
35-44 4,566 14.4% 3,966   4,895 -329 -6.7%
45-54 4,358 13.7% 3,490   5,021 -663 -13.2%
55-59 1,999 6.3% 1,937   2,423 -424 -17.5%
60-64 1,428 4.5% 1,378   1,612 -184 -11.4%
65 and older 1,013 3.2% 792   999 14 1.4%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 18   10 2 20.0%
 
Industry 17,903 15,373 20,097
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 65 0.4% 100   99 -34 -34.3%
Mining 169 0.9% 215   345 -176 -51.0%
Utilities 26 0.1% 32   85 -59 -69.4%
Construction 2,830 15.8% 1,895   3,794 -964 -25.4%
Manufacturing 2,912 16.2% 2,601   3,225 -313 -9.7%
Wholesale Trade 866 4.8% 765   1,187 -321 -27.0%
Retail Trade 1,264 7.0% 1,319   1,362 -98 -7.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 671 3.7% 582   815 -144 -17.7%
Information 385 2.1% 316   211 174 82.5%
Finance and Insurance 524 2.9% 531   546 -22 -4.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 229 1.3% 142   340 -111 -32.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 762 4.2% 1,062   945 -183 -19.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 177 1.0% 110   99 78 78.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,748 9.7% 1,584   1,850 -102 -5.5%
Educational Services 485 2.7% 403   636 -151 -23.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,541 8.6% 1,392   1,384 157 11.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 286 1.6% 183   340 -54 -15.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 930 5.2% 577   730 200 27.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 441 2.5% 344   520 -79 -15.2%
Public Administration 407 2.3% 293   417 -10 -2.4%
Information Not Available 1,185 6.6% 927   1,167 18 1.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,108 18,547 24,014
Male 9,108 47.7% 8,674   13,492 -4,384 -32.5%
Female 9,948 52.1% 9,819   10,501 -553 -5.3%
Information Not Available 52 0.3% 54   21 31 147.6%
 
Ethnicity 19,108 18,547 24,014
Hispanic or Latino 747 3.9% 710   1,065 -318 -29.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,929 93.8% 17,397   22,711 -4,782 -21.1%
Information Not Available 432 2.3% 440   238 194 81.5%
 
Race 19,108 18,547 24,014
American Indian or Alaskan Native 112 0.6% 104   159 -47 -29.6%
Asian 106 0.6% 112   214 -108 -50.5%
Black or African American 9,331 48.8% 9,165   12,056 -2,725 -22.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 465 2.4% 369   30 435 1450.0%
White 7,624 39.9% 7,388   10,464 -2,840 -27.1%
Information Not Available 1,470 7.7% 1,409   1,091 379 34.7%
 
Years of Age 19,108 18,547 24,014
Younger than 22 350 1.4% 352   484 -134 -27.7%
22-24 827 3.3% 795   1,092 -265 -24.3%
25-34 4,659 18.4% 4,555   6,042 -1,383 -22.9%
35-44 4,593 18.2% 4,462   5,539 -946 -17.1%
45-54 4,182 16.6% 4,066   5,447 -1,265 -23.2%
55-59 2,104 8.3% 2,001   2,512 -408 -16.2%
60-64 1,467 5.8% 1,408   1,742 -275 -15.8%
65 and older 926 3.7% 908   1,156 -230 -19.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,108 18,547 24,014
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 284 1.5% 215   339 -55 -16.2%
Mining 286 1.5% 274   792 -506 -63.9%
Utilities 40 0.2% 43   49 -9 -18.4%
Construction 3,654 18.8% 3,307   4,311 -657 -15.2%
Manufacturing 1,358 7.0% 1,316   2,167 -809 -37.3%
Wholesale Trade 469 2.4% 459   754 -285 -37.8%
Retail Trade 1,357 7.0% 1,383   2,031 -674 -33.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 589 3.0% 644   1,030 -441 -42.8%
Information 230 1.2% 221   396 -166 -41.9%
Finance and Insurance 413 2.1% 402   413 0 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 261 1.3% 246   469 -208 -44.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 744 3.8% 796   1,348 -604 -44.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 62 0.3% 63   87 -25 -28.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,601 8.3% 1,505   2,106 -505 -24.0%
Educational Services 400 2.1% 424   479 -79 -16.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,833 9.5% 1,920   2,219 -386 -17.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 249 1.3% 244   335 -86 -25.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,412 7.3% 1,292   1,999 -587 -29.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 439 2.3% 448   571 -132 -23.1%
Public Administration 291 1.5% 300   413 -122 -29.5%
Information Not Available 3,136 16.2% 3,045   1,706 1,430 83.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 56,288 48,313 57,931
Male 32,927 58.5% 26,352   35,154 -2,227 -6.3%
Female 23,357 41.5% 21,959   22,777 580 2.5%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 2   0 4 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 56,288 48,313 57,931
Hispanic or Latino 7,355 13.1% 6,176   7,471 -116 -1.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 45,494 80.8% 39,229   46,942 -1,448 -3.1%
Information Not Available 3,439 6.1% 2,908   3,518 -79 -2.2%
 
Race 56,288 48,313 57,931
American Indian or Alaskan Native 300 0.5% 247   270 30 11.1%
Asian 1,993 3.5% 1,837   2,024 -31 -1.5%
Black or African American 5,214 9.3% 4,828   5,179 35 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 138 0.2% 107   135 3 2.2%
White 40,457 71.9% 34,326   42,095 -1,638 -3.9%
Information Not Available 8,186 14.5% 6,968   8,228 -42 -0.5%
 
Years of Age 56,288 48,313 57,931
Younger than 22 1,042 1.1% 767   1,043 -1 -0.1%
22-24 2,311 2.5% 1,861   2,564 -253 -9.9%
25-34 12,717 13.9% 10,817   13,122 -405 -3.1%
35-44 11,689 12.7% 10,044   12,155 -466 -3.8%
45-54 13,001 14.2% 11,334   13,792 -791 -5.7%
55-59 6,452 7.0% 5,620   6,543 -91 -1.4%
60-64 5,061 5.5% 4,554   4,839 222 4.6%
65 and older 4,015 4.4% 3,316   3,873 142 3.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 56,288 48,313 57,931
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 502 0.9% 348   513 -11 -2.1%
Mining 42 0.1% 27   53 -11 -20.8%
Utilities 214 0.4% 217   177 37 20.9%
Construction 7,023 12.4% 4,400   8,023 -1,000 -12.5%
Manufacturing 4,136 7.3% 4,049   4,815 -679 -14.1%
Wholesale Trade 2,593 4.6% 2,545   2,495 98 3.9%
Retail Trade 4,555 8.0% 4,226   4,397 158 3.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,523 2.7% 1,338   1,537 -14 -0.9%
Information 1,425 2.5% 1,418   1,321 104 7.9%
Finance and Insurance 2,232 3.9% 2,146   2,022 210 10.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,009 1.8% 874   1,068 -59 -5.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,063 8.9% 4,931   5,014 49 1.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 295 0.5% 296   289 6 2.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,421 11.3% 4,624   6,893 -472 -6.8%
Educational Services 1,280 2.3% 1,238   1,250 30 2.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,368 9.5% 5,375   4,998 370 7.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,790 3.2% 944   1,980 -190 -9.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,681 8.2% 3,668   4,759 -78 -1.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,004 5.3% 2,723   2,897 107 3.7%
Public Administration 1,228 2.2% 1,179   1,609 -381 -23.7%
Information Not Available 1,904 3.4% 1,747   1,821 83 4.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,152 31,373 36,902
Male 16,388 48.0% 14,167   18,710 -2,322 -12.4%
Female 12,595 36.9% 12,388   13,824 -1,229 -8.9%
Information Not Available 5,169 15.1% 4,818   4,368 801 18.3%
 
Ethnicity 34,152 31,373 36,902
Hispanic or Latino 1,957 5.7% 1,630   1,981 -24 -1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,148 76.6% 24,042   29,776 -3,628 -12.2%
Information Not Available 6,047 17.7% 5,701   5,145 902 17.5%
 
Race 34,152 31,373 36,902
American Indian or Alaskan Native 126 0.4% 121   127 -1 -0.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 12,599 36.9% 11,824   13,629 -1,030 -7.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 46 0.1% 50   52 -6 -11.5%
White 13,377 39.2% 12,047   15,968 -2,591 -16.2%
Information Not Available 8,004 23.4% 7,331   7,126 878 12.3%
 
Years of Age 34,152 31,373 36,902
Younger than 22 320 0.7% 540   388 -68 -17.5%
22-24 1,011 2.2% 1,138   1,210 -199 -16.4%
25-34 7,029 15.6% 6,576   7,883 -854 -10.8%
35-44 6,155 13.7% 5,547   6,725 -570 -8.5%
45-54 6,163 13.7% 5,759   7,155 -992 -13.9%
55-59 3,468 7.7% 3,030   3,797 -329 -8.7%
60-64 2,540 5.6% 2,045   2,796 -256 -9.2%
65 and older 2,297 5.1% 1,920   2,580 -283 -11.0%
Information Not Available 5,169 11.5% 4,818   4,368 801 18.3%
 
Industry 34,152 31,373 36,902
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 138 0.4% 103   163 -25 -15.3%
Mining 19 0.1% 11   43 -24 -55.8%
Utilities 34 0.1% 35   38 -4 -10.5%
Construction 4,021 11.7% 3,162   4,801 -780 -16.2%
Manufacturing 461 1.3% 273   453 8 1.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,028 3.0% 980   1,327 -299 -22.5%
Retail Trade 957 2.8% 959   1,175 -218 -18.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 638 1.9% 705   969 -331 -34.2%
Information 427 1.2% 431   418 9 2.2%
Finance and Insurance 824 2.4% 861   835 -11 -1.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 763 2.2% 742   619 144 23.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,355 6.9% 2,373   2,705 -350 -12.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 71 0.2% 88   139 -68 -48.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,218 12.3% 3,659   4,879 -661 -13.5%
Educational Services 864 2.5% 921   955 -91 -9.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,379 6.9% 2,508   2,489 -110 -4.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 787 2.3% 665   870 -83 -9.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,353 9.8% 2,554   3,639 -286 -7.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 727 2.1% 742   818 -91 -11.1%
Public Administration 705 2.1% 702   764 -59 -7.7%
Information Not Available 9,383 27.4% 8,899   8,803 580 6.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,738 4,528 6,596
Male 3,248 56.6% 2,316   4,162 -914 -22.0%
Female 2,109 36.8% 2,191   2,434 -325 -13.4%
Information Not Available 381 6.6% 21   0 381 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,738 4,528 6,596
Hispanic or Latino 95 1.7% 63   100 -5 -5.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,177 90.2% 3,954   5,786 -609 -10.5%
Information Not Available 466 8.1% 511   710 -244 -34.4%
 
Race 5,738 4,528 6,596
American Indian or Alaskan Native 81 1.4% 55   82 -1 -1.2%
Asian 30 0.5% 28   24 6 25.0%
Black or African American 91 1.6% 79   91 0 0.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1% 1   0 8 0.0%
White 5,301 92.4% 4,195   6,120 -819 -13.4%
Information Not Available 227 4.0% 170   279 -52 -18.6%
 
Years of Age 5,738 4,528 6,596
Younger than 22 98 0.9% 75   218 -120 -55.0%
22-24 231 2.2% 178   295 -64 -21.7%
25-34 1,244 11.9% 966   1,462 -218 -14.9%
35-44 1,122 10.7% 908   1,284 -162 -12.6%
45-54 1,348 12.9% 1,082   1,496 -148 -9.9%
55-59 735 7.0% 568   825 -90 -10.9%
60-64 560 5.3% 455   589 -29 -4.9%
65 and older 400 3.8% 296   427 -27 -6.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 5,738 4,528 6,596
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 114 1.9% 71   142 -28 -19.7%
Mining 6 0.1% 3   8 -2 -25.0%
Utilities 6 0.1% 6   13 -7 -53.8%
Construction 890 15.2% 344   985 -95 -9.6%
Manufacturing 569 9.7% 445   610 -41 -6.7%
Wholesale Trade 158 2.7% 155   169 -11 -6.5%
Retail Trade 380 6.5% 388   447 -67 -15.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 134 2.3% 111   155 -21 -13.5%
Information 35 0.6% 35   38 -3 -7.9%
Finance and Insurance 90 1.5% 107   84 6 7.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 51 0.9% 50   51 0 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 205 3.5% 218   220 -15 -6.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13 0.2% 11   12 1 8.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 480 8.2% 334   584 -104 -17.8%
Educational Services 125 2.1% 122   73 52 71.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 377 6.4% 444   357 20 5.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 132 2.3% 107   157 -25 -15.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 892 15.2% 769   941 -49 -5.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 133 2.3% 117   152 -19 -12.5%
Public Administration 118 2.0% 102   132 -14 -10.6%
Information Not Available 830 14.2% 589   1,266 -436 -34.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 70,901 46,573 73,138
Male 44,985 63.4% 25,710   47,852 -2,867 -6.0%
Female 23,150 32.7% 19,304   23,677 -527 -2.2%
Information Not Available 2,766 3.9% 1,559   1,609 1,157 71.9%
 
Ethnicity 70,901 46,573 73,138
Hispanic or Latino 5,847 8.2% 2,460   5,886 -39 -0.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 53,212 75.1% 36,383   56,008 -2,796 -5.0%
Information Not Available 11,842 16.7% 7,730   11,244 598 5.3%
 
Race 70,901 46,573 73,138
American Indian or Alaskan Native 852 1.2% 537   883 -31 -3.5%
Asian 562 0.8% 483   590 -28 -4.7%
Black or African American 9,462 13.3% 8,199   9,949 -487 -4.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 42 0.1% 44   50 -8 -16.0%
White 42,608 60.1% 26,797   45,265 -2,657 -5.9%
Information Not Available 17,375 24.5% 10,513   16,401 974 5.9%
 
Years of Age 70,901 46,573 73,138
Younger than 22 1,854 1.7% 1,023   1,899 -45 -2.4%
22-24 3,476 3.2% 2,076   3,970 -494 -12.4%
25-34 16,615 15.3% 10,756   16,971 -356 -2.1%
35-44 15,979 14.7% 10,273   16,183 -204 -1.3%
45-54 16,761 15.5% 11,118   17,800 -1,039 -5.8%
55-59 7,951 7.3% 5,418   8,266 -315 -3.8%
60-64 5,121 4.7% 3,578   5,058 63 1.2%
65 and older 3,140 2.9% 2,327   2,987 153 5.1%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   4 0 0.0%
 
Industry 70,901 46,573 73,138
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,602 2.2% 694   1,714 -112 -6.5%
Mining 522 0.7% 124   862 -340 -39.4%
Utilities 144 0.2% 81   139 5 3.6%
Construction 13,055 18.0% 5,241   12,941 114 0.9%
Manufacturing 7,953 11.0% 6,447   8,624 -671 -7.8%
Wholesale Trade 2,781 3.8% 2,135   5,250 -2,469 -47.0%
Retail Trade 4,562 6.3% 3,271   3,979 583 14.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,849 2.6% 1,265   2,053 -204 -9.9%
Information 913 1.3% 787   772 141 18.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,417 2.0% 1,172   1,152 265 23.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 883 1.2% 756   813 70 8.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,150 5.7% 3,209   3,685 465 12.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,687 2.3% 1,065   1,191 496 41.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,176 14.0% 5,544   10,414 -238 -2.3%
Educational Services 854 1.2% 881   900 -46 -5.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,235 5.8% 3,690   4,148 87 2.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,727 3.8% 1,585   2,841 -114 -4.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,547 4.9% 2,977   3,623 -76 -2.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,729 2.4% 1,278   1,722 7 0.4%
Public Administration 1,568 2.2% 1,086   1,582 -14 -0.9%
Information Not Available 4,547 6.3% 3,285   4,733 -186 -3.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 54,204 36,246 60,810
Male 41,385 76.4% 24,987   47,393 -6,008 -12.7%
Female 12,806 23.6% 11,251   13,406 -600 -4.5%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 8   11 2 18.2%
 
Ethnicity 54,204 36,246 60,810
Hispanic or Latino 2,525 4.7% 1,526   2,762 -237 -8.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 46,089 85.0% 31,135   52,138 -6,049 -11.6%
Information Not Available 5,590 10.3% 3,585   5,910 -320 -5.4%
 
Race 54,204 36,246 60,810
American Indian or Alaskan Native 692 1.3% 506   748 -56 -7.5%
Asian 844 1.6% 711   1,004 -160 -15.9%
Black or African American 2,816 5.2% 2,383   2,975 -159 -5.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 97 0.2% 71   96 1 1.0%
White 45,164 83.3% 29,443   51,200 -6,036 -11.8%
Information Not Available 4,591 8.5% 3,132   4,787 -196 -4.1%
 
Years of Age 54,204 36,246 60,810
Younger than 22 1,685 1.8% 814   1,886 -201 -10.7%
22-24 3,034 3.2% 1,749   3,468 -434 -12.5%
25-34 13,232 13.9% 8,527   15,176 -1,944 -12.8%
35-44 11,550 12.2% 7,778   12,824 -1,274 -9.9%
45-54 11,412 12.0% 7,832   13,472 -2,060 -15.3%
55-59 6,505 6.8% 4,548   7,225 -720 -10.0%
60-64 4,327 4.6% 3,222   4,427 -100 -2.3%
65 and older 2,442 2.6% 1,768   2,321 121 5.2%
Information Not Available 17 0.0% 8   11 6 54.5%
 
Industry 54,204 36,246 60,810
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 828 1.5% 425   885 -57 -6.4%
Mining 486 0.9% 182   826 -340 -41.2%
Utilities 129 0.2% 83   263 -134 -51.0%
Construction 19,708 35.8% 10,302   23,138 -3,430 -14.8%
Manufacturing 5,744 10.4% 3,910   6,933 -1,189 -17.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,819 3.3% 1,457   2,092 -273 -13.0%
Retail Trade 2,712 4.9% 2,231   2,760 -48 -1.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,466 2.7% 907   1,645 -179 -10.9%
Information 631 1.1% 657   649 -18 -2.8%
Finance and Insurance 916 1.7% 917   848 68 8.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 572 1.0% 424   574 -2 -0.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,451 4.5% 2,009   2,611 -160 -6.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 615 1.1% 562   750 -135 -18.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,152 9.4% 3,173   5,518 -366 -6.6%
Educational Services 935 1.7% 872   1,037 -102 -9.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,408 4.4% 2,322   2,335 73 3.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,081 2.0% 885   1,148 -67 -5.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,211 4.0% 1,781   2,259 -48 -2.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,344 2.4% 1,018   1,423 -79 -5.6%
Public Administration 1,204 2.2% 950   1,329 -125 -9.4%
Information Not Available 1,792 3.3% 1,179   1,787 5 0.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,310 24,858 28,841
Male 14,951 56.8% 13,799   17,177 -2,226 -13.0%
Female 11,330 43.1% 11,042   11,626 -296 -2.5%
Information Not Available 29 0.1% 17   38 -9 -23.7%
 
Ethnicity 26,310 24,858 28,841
Hispanic or Latino 1,085 4.1% 1,022   1,191 -106 -8.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,658 78.5% 18,631   23,429 -2,771 -11.8%
Information Not Available 4,567 17.4% 5,205   4,221 346 8.2%
 
Race 26,310 24,858 28,841
American Indian or Alaskan Native 179 0.7% 147   168 11 6.5%
Asian 182 0.7% 183   278 -96 -34.5%
Black or African American 5,287 20.1% 5,265   5,718 -431 -7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 222 0.8% 212   710 -488 -68.7%
White 17,362 66.0% 15,182   19,668 -2,306 -11.7%
Information Not Available 3,078 11.7% 3,869   2,299 779 33.9%
 
Years of Age 26,310 24,858 28,841
Younger than 22 531 1.3% 422   591 -60 -10.2%
22-24 1,085 2.6% 999   1,254 -169 -13.5%
25-34 5,726 13.8% 5,455   6,471 -745 -11.5%
35-44 5,971 14.4% 5,671   6,543 -572 -8.7%
45-54 6,245 15.0% 6,053   6,923 -678 -9.8%
55-59 3,188 7.7% 2,972   3,425 -237 -6.9%
60-64 2,104 5.1% 1,952   2,044 60 2.9%
65 and older 1,460 3.5% 1,334   1,590 -130 -8.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,310 24,858 28,841
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 267 1.0% 149   366 -99 -27.0%
Mining 81 0.3% 58   141 -60 -42.6%
Utilities 35 0.1% 30   45 -10 -22.2%
Construction 4,192 15.8% 2,802   4,808 -616 -12.8%
Manufacturing 2,449 9.2% 4,902   3,011 -562 -18.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,085 4.1% 1,025   1,151 -66 -5.7%
Retail Trade 2,299 8.7% 2,033   2,418 -119 -4.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 823 3.1% 712   1,122 -299 -26.6%
Information 692 2.6% 537   437 255 58.4%
Finance and Insurance 760 2.9% 704   748 12 1.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 396 1.5% 371   495 -99 -20.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,333 5.0% 1,387   1,341 -8 -0.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 132 0.5% 112   152 -20 -13.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,172 11.9% 2,615   3,589 -417 -11.6%
Educational Services 471 1.8% 478   594 -123 -20.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,514 9.5% 2,432   2,525 -11 -0.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 586 2.2% 390   728 -142 -19.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,241 8.4% 1,760   2,480 -239 -9.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 587 2.2% 508   676 -89 -13.2%
Public Administration 336 1.3% 288   375 -39 -10.4%
Information Not Available 1,859 7.0% 1,565   1,639 220 13.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Dec 2017 Percent Nov 2017     Dec 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,295 9,089 12,325
Male 5,403 52.5% 4,416   7,083 -1,680 -23.7%
Female 4,879 47.4% 4,663   5,224 -345