Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

February 2017

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
February 2017
Feb 2017 Jan 2017 Monthly Change Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 2,379,578 2,453,045 -73,467 2,599,799 -220,221 -8.5
Alaska 12,076 12,507 -431 12,715 -639 -5.0
Alabama 18,782 21,477 -2,695 22,486 -3,704 -16.5
Arkansas 15,216 17,439 -2,223 20,680 -5,464 -26.4
Arizona 25,458 26,035 -577 26,868 -1,410 -5.2
California 399,684 381,886 17,798 382,974 16,710 4.4
Colorado 27,663 31,133 -3,470 34,735 -7,072 -20.4
Connecticut 48,317 49,042 -725 49,624 -1,307 -2.6
District of Columbia 8,771 8,909 -138 8,512 259 3.0
Delaware 7,256 7,174 82 7,630 -374 -4.9
Florida 42,814 44,988 -2,174 50,981 -8,167 -16.0
Georgia 31,945 35,336 -3,391 36,830 -4,885 -13.3
Hawaii 7,701 8,227 -526 6,290 1,411 22.4
Iowa 33,054 33,284 -230 35,312 -2,258 -6.4
Idaho 12,898 14,517 -1,619 13,079 -181 -1.4
Illinois 151,764 163,545 -11,781 164,068 -12,304 -7.5
Indiana 31,821 32,090 -269 35,850 -4,029 -11.2
Kansas 14,339 17,320 -2,981 18,703 -4,364 -23.3
Kentucky 23,850 26,787 -2,937 30,809 -6,959 -22.6
Louisiana 20,199 22,893 -2,694 23,044 -2,845 -12.3
Massachusetts 82,931 76,514 6,417 81,255 1,676 2.1
Maryland 42,479 43,576 -1,097 47,586 -5,107 -10.7
Maine 9,636 9,556 80 12,163 -2,527 -20.8
Michigan 97,250 101,280 -4,030 108,075 -10,825 -10.0
Minnesota 64,523 66,782 -2,259 70,258 -5,735 -8.2
Missouri 34,658 37,432 -2,774 41,975 -7,317 -17.4
Mississippi 11,355 12,889 -1,534 13,515 -2,160 -16.0
Montana 10,788 11,158 -370 11,255 -467 -4.1
North Carolina 25,260 27,145 -1,885 30,191 -4,931 -16.3
North Dakota 8,775 9,027 -252 10,259 -1,484 -14.5
Nebraska 7,558 8,617 -1,059 8,276 -718 -8.7
New Hampshire 5,272 5,341 -69 6,422 -1,150 -17.9
New Jersey 119,887 117,467 2,420 127,128 -7,241 -5.7
New Mexico 12,146 12,363 -217 13,963 -1,817 -13.0
Nevada 24,457 24,830 -373 26,918 -2,461 -9.1
New York 182,958 185,160 -2,202 194,881 -11,923 -6.1
Ohio 80,924 82,292 -1,368 89,414 -8,490 -9.5
Oklahoma 17,061 18,663 -1,602 24,248 -7,187 -29.6
Oregon 33,274 37,968 -4,694 34,996 -1,722 -4.9
Pennsylvania 151,685 161,112 -9,427 182,999 -31,314 -17.1
Puerto Rico 18,384 17,869 515 19,608 -1,224 -6.2
Rhode Island 13,239 12,410 829 13,654 -415 -3.0
South Carolina 19,700 21,541 -1,841 22,709 -3,009 -13.3
South Dakota 3,723 3,786 -63 3,603 120 3.3
Tennessee 22,232 22,903 -671 29,409 -7,177 -24.4
Texas 152,102 160,973 -8,871 173,330 -21,228 -12.2
Utah 14,929 16,200 -1,271 16,794 -1,865 -11.1
Virginia 34,439 35,993 -1,554 41,537 -7,098 -17.1
Virgin Islands 186 301 -115 254 -68 -26.8
Vermont 6,005 6,065 -60 6,378 -373 -5.8
Washington 62,537 69,964 -7,427 60,970 1,567 2.6
Wisconsin 54,586 57,785 -3,199 63,994 -9,408 -14.7
West Virginia 15,753 17,698 -1,945 23,405 -7,652 -32.7
Wyoming 5,278 5,796 -518 7,187 -1,909 -26.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 2,379,578   2,453,045   2,599,799 -220,221 -8.5
Male 1,513,781 63.6% 1,562,404   1,692,472 -178,691 -10.6%
Female 848,870 35.7% 873,709   889,039 -40,169 -4.5%
Information Not Available 16,927 0.7% 16,932   18,288 -1,361 -7.4%
 
Ethnicity 2,379,578   2,453,045   2,599,799    
Hispanic or Latino 472,894 19.9% 482,809   485,158 -12,264 -2.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,633,704 68.7% 1,693,334   1,775,582 -141,878 -8.0%
Information Not Available 272,980 11.5% 276,902   332,568 -59,588 -17.9%
 
Race 2,379,578   2,453,045   2,599,799
American Indian or Alaskan Native 34,109 1.4% 34,668   31,864 2,245 7.0%
Asian 71,221 3.0% 71,487   67,840 3,381 5.0%
Black or African American 356,621 14.9% 367,668   373,307 -16,686 -4.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 13,817 0.6% 15,006   15,251 -1,434 -9.4%
White 1,338,474 55.9% 1,388,241   1,483,702 -145,228 -9.8%
Information Not Available 578,775 24.2% 589,257   625,908 -47,133 -7.5%
 
Years of Age 2,379,578   2,453,045   2,599,799
Younger than 22 46,506 2.0% 47,810   51,630 -5,124 -9.9%
22-24 110,337 4.6% 110,368   122,108 -11,771 -9.6%
25-34 549,124 23.1% 563,152   599,725 -50,601 -8.4%
35-44 511,195 21.5% 533,587   563,105 -51,910 -9.2%
45-54 551,757 23.2% 564,353   605,548 -53,791 -8.9%
55-59 268,679 11.3% 278,668   289,709 -21,030 -7.3%
60-64 188,390 7.9% 195,757   201,668 -13,278 -6.6%
65 and older 137,336 5.8% 143,050   146,755 -9,419 -6.4%
Information Not Available 16,254 0.7% 16,300   19,551 -3,297 -16.9%
 
Industry 2,379,578   2,453,045   2,599,799
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 112,902 4.7% 117,897   111,829 1,073 1.0%
Mining 21,245 0.9% 25,364   53,650 -32,405 -60.4%
Utilities 5,270 0.2% 5,102   4,892 378 7.7%
Construction 447,663 18.8% 458,584   471,425 -23,762 -5.0%
Manufacturing 220,791 9.3% 227,495   257,990 -37,199 -14.4%
Wholesale Trade 73,409 3.1% 74,513   80,408 -6,999 -8.7%
Retail Trade 173,198 7.3% 163,603   179,409 -6,211 -3.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 84,532 3.6% 88,703   87,533 -3,001 -3.4%
Information 64,025 2.7% 66,678   61,196 2,829 4.6%
Finance and Insurance 57,808 2.4% 55,375   57,448 360 0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 31,130 1.3% 31,145   34,995 -3,865 -11.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 114,113 4.8% 116,673   116,892 -2,779 -2.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14,585 0.6% 14,926   15,063 -478 -3.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 340,050 14.3% 341,338   355,159 -15,109 -4.3%
Educational Services 41,489 1.7% 51,197   43,685 -2,196 -5.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 148,309 6.2% 147,894   151,856 -3,547 -2.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 57,806 2.4% 61,501   60,357 -2,551 -4.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 127,268 5.3% 150,372   134,442 -7,174 -5.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 53,423 2.2% 54,630   56,545 -3,122 -5.5%
Public Administration 45,042 1.9% 45,915   47,437 -2,395 -5.0%
Information Not Available 145,520 6.1% 154,140   217,588 -72,068 -33.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,076 12,507 12,715 -639 -5.0
Male 8,144 67.4% 8,310   8,616 -472 -5.5%
Female 3,909 32.4% 4,162   4,062 -153 -3.8%
Information Not Available 23 0.2% 35   37 -14 -37.8%
 
Ethnicity 12,076   12,507   12,715    
Hispanic or Latino 4 0.0% 7   10 -6 -60.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,534 95.5% 11,925   12,210 -676 -5.5%
Information Not Available 538 4.5% 575   495 43 8.7%
 
Race 12,076 12,507 12,715
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,553 29.4% 3,428   3,800 -247 -6.5%
Asian 465 3.9% 664   466 -1 -0.2%
Black or African American 428 3.5% 500   475 -47 -9.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 193 1.6% 257   199 -6 -3.0%
White 6,895 57.1% 7,076   7,274 -379 -5.2%
Information Not Available 542 4.5% 582   501 41 8.2%
 
Years of Age 12,076 12,507 12,715
Younger than 22 286 1.6% 287   272 14 5.1%
22-24 631 3.5% 705   637 -6 -0.9%
25-34 3,462 19.1% 3,548   3,639 -177 -4.9%
35-44 2,696 14.9% 2,934   2,897 -201 -6.9%
45-54 2,582 14.2% 2,545   2,666 -84 -3.2%
55-59 1,196 6.6% 1,273   1,351 -155 -11.5%
60-64 838 4.6% 815   821 17 2.1%
65 and older 385 2.1% 400   432 -47 -10.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 12,076 12,507 12,715
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 89 0.7% 105   125 -36 -28.8%
Mining 462 3.8% 549   795 -333 -41.9%
Utilities 90 0.7% 66   79 11 13.9%
Construction 3,187 26.2% 3,260   3,264 -77 -2.4%
Manufacturing 578 4.8% 1,005   727 -149 -20.5%
Wholesale Trade 181 1.5% 135   127 54 42.5%
Retail Trade 1,055 8.7% 1,004   1,032 23 2.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 620 5.1% 722   618 2 0.3%
Information 112 0.9% 122   107 5 4.7%
Finance and Insurance 151 1.2% 161   130 21 16.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 233 1.9% 220   245 -12 -4.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 389 3.2% 383   405 -16 -4.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 31 0.3% 28   38 -7 -18.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 691 5.7% 638   741 -50 -6.7%
Educational Services 279 2.3% 346   315 -36 -11.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 763 6.3% 744   729 34 4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 208 1.7% 144   152 56 36.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,016 8.4% 1,020   971 45 4.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 382 3.1% 332   442 -60 -13.6%
Public Administration 1,216 10.0% 1,140   1,276 -60 -4.7%
Information Not Available 343 2.8% 383   397 -54 -13.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,782 21,477 22,486
Male 10,323 55.0% 12,101   13,099 -2,776 -21.2%
Female 8,432 44.9% 9,338   9,373 -941 -10.0%
Information Not Available 27 0.1% 38   14 13 92.9%
 
Ethnicity 18,782 21,477 22,486
Hispanic or Latino 263 1.4% 354   274 -11 -4.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,831 73.6% 16,048   16,253 -2,422 -14.9%
Information Not Available 4,688 25.0% 5,075   5,959 -1,271 -21.3%
 
Race 18,782 21,477 22,486
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,098 5.8% 1,503   1,330 -232 -17.4%
Asian 604 3.2% 700   695 -91 -13.1%
Black or African American 7,554 40.2% 8,442   8,650 -1,096 -12.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1% 29   27 -11 -40.7%
White 8,565 45.6% 9,597   10,560 -1,995 -18.9%
Information Not Available 945 5.0% 1,206   1,224 -279 -22.8%
 
Years of Age 18,782 21,477 22,486
Younger than 22 52 0.2% 69   61 -9 -14.8%
22-24 70 0.3% 69   75 -5 -6.7%
25-34 781 3.1% 901   863 -82 -9.5%
35-44 3,212 12.9% 3,711   3,692 -480 -13.0%
45-54 4,293 17.2% 4,860   5,073 -780 -15.4%
55-59 2,097 8.4% 2,433   2,514 -417 -16.6%
60-64 2,433 9.8% 2,766   2,738 -305 -11.1%
65 and older 5,827 23.4% 6,646   7,452 -1,625 -21.8%
Information Not Available 17 0.1% 22   18 -1 -5.6%
 
Industry 18,782 21,477 22,486
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 132 0.7% 241   159 -27 -17.0%
Mining 103 0.5% 115   847 -744 -87.8%
Utilities 75 0.4% 90   61 14 23.0%
Construction 2,147 11.4% 2,567   2,423 -276 -11.4%
Manufacturing 3,010 15.9% 3,726   3,837 -827 -21.6%
Wholesale Trade 677 3.6% 718   818 -141 -17.2%
Retail Trade 2,076 11.0% 2,205   2,273 -197 -8.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 595 3.1% 645   704 -109 -15.5%
Information 352 1.9% 295   226 126 55.8%
Finance and Insurance 525 2.8% 608   680 -155 -22.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 275 1.5% 298   298 -23 -7.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 829 4.4% 897   921 -92 -10.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 65 0.3% 50   40 25 62.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,719 14.4% 2,951   3,175 -456 -14.4%
Educational Services 395 2.1% 454   430 -35 -8.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,400 7.4% 1,491   1,661 -261 -15.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 146 0.8% 161   143 3 2.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,242 6.6% 1,558   1,389 -147 -10.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 417 2.2% 443   494 -77 -15.6%
Public Administration 325 1.7% 342   333 -8 -2.4%
Information Not Available 1,277 6.8% 1,622   1,574 -297 -18.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,216 17,439 20,680
Male 8,392 55.2% 9,824   11,955 -3,563 -29.8%
Female 5,655 37.2% 6,207   7,121 -1,466 -20.6%
Information Not Available 1,169 7.7% 1,408   1,604 -435 -27.1%
 
Ethnicity 15,216 17,439 20,680
Hispanic or Latino 93 0.6% 84   182 -89 -48.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,954 91.7% 15,947   18,894 -4,940 -26.1%
Information Not Available 1,169 7.7% 1,408   1,604 -435 -27.1%
 
Race 15,216 17,439 20,680
American Indian or Alaskan Native 166 1.1% 174   207 -41 -19.8%
Asian 12 0.1% 16   16 -4 -25.0%
Black or African American 3,669 24.1% 4,145   4,629 -960 -20.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 784 5.2% 905   969 -185 -19.1%
White 9,323 61.3% 10,707   13,073 -3,750 -28.7%
Information Not Available 1,262 8.3% 1,492   1,786 -524 -29.3%
 
Years of Age 15,216 17,439 20,680
Younger than 22 406 1.7% 507   541 -135 -25.0%
22-24 680 2.9% 821   987 -307 -31.1%
25-34 3,115 13.3% 3,636   4,298 -1,183 -27.5%
35-44 3,134 13.4% 3,577   4,495 -1,361 -30.3%
45-54 3,413 14.5% 3,777   4,637 -1,224 -26.4%
55-59 1,467 6.2% 1,695   1,965 -498 -25.3%
60-64 1,065 4.5% 1,177   1,258 -193 -15.3%
65 and older 767 3.3% 841   895 -128 -14.3%
Information Not Available 1,169 5.0% 1,408   1,604 -435 -27.1%
 
Industry 15,216 17,439 20,680
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 627 4.0% 770   732 -105 -14.3%
Mining 95 0.6% 127   641 -546 -85.2%
Utilities 19 0.1% 26   43 -24 -55.8%
Construction 1,721 10.9% 2,183   2,233 -512 -22.9%
Manufacturing 1,860 11.7% 2,108   2,991 -1,131 -37.8%
Wholesale Trade 626 4.0% 677   866 -240 -27.7%
Retail Trade 1,453 9.2% 1,531   1,705 -252 -14.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 567 3.6% 606   889 -322 -36.2%
Information 176 1.1% 163   190 -14 -7.4%
Finance and Insurance 255 1.6% 267   273 -18 -6.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 217 1.4% 208   230 -13 -5.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 497 3.1% 550   680 -183 -26.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 107 0.7% 53   72 35 48.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,545 9.8% 1,730   2,081 -536 -25.8%
Educational Services 240 1.5% 264   285 -45 -15.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,289 8.1% 1,415   1,663 -374 -22.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 217 1.4% 257   224 -7 -3.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 855 5.4% 1,207   1,025 -170 -16.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 312 2.0% 353   453 -141 -31.1%
Public Administration 313 2.0% 367   337 -24 -7.1%
Information Not Available 2,225 14.0% 2,577   3,067 -842 -27.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,458 26,035 26,868
Male 14,028 55.1% 14,257   15,198 -1,170 -7.7%
Female 11,405 44.8% 11,754   11,659 -254 -2.2%
Information Not Available 25 0.1% 24   11 14 127.3%
 
Ethnicity 25,458 26,035 26,868
Hispanic or Latino 7,504 29.5% 7,433   7,808 -304 -3.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,750 50.1% 13,408   13,706 -956 -7.0%
Information Not Available 5,204 20.4% 5,194   5,354 -150 -2.8%
 
Race 25,458 26,035 26,868
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,085 8.2% 2,236   2,057 28 1.4%
Asian 1,339 5.3% 1,241   1,115 224 20.1%
Black or African American 2,262 8.9% 2,296   2,230 32 1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 300 1.2% 330   317 -17 -5.4%
White 13,813 54.3% 14,260   15,619 -1,806 -11.6%
Information Not Available 5,659 22.2% 5,672   5,530 129 2.3%
 
Years of Age 25,458 26,035 26,868
Younger than 22 484 1.3% 495   482 2 0.4%
22-24 1,109 3.0% 1,150   1,246 -137 -11.0%
25-34 5,882 15.8% 6,111   6,101 -219 -3.6%
35-44 5,500 14.8% 5,679   5,912 -412 -7.0%
45-54 6,023 16.2% 6,108   6,452 -429 -6.6%
55-59 3,023 8.1% 3,035   3,180 -157 -4.9%
60-64 2,148 5.8% 2,115   2,110 38 1.8%
65 and older 1,289 3.5% 1,342   1,385 -96 -6.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,458 26,035 26,868
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 999 3.8% 577   834 165 19.8%
Mining 82 0.3% 95   237 -155 -65.4%
Utilities 62 0.2% 72   70 -8 -11.4%
Construction 2,243 8.5% 2,386   2,398 -155 -6.5%
Manufacturing 1,430 5.4% 1,527   1,656 -226 -13.6%
Wholesale Trade 832 3.1% 880   964 -132 -13.7%
Retail Trade 2,108 8.0% 2,199   2,192 -84 -3.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 609 2.3% 656   656 -47 -7.2%
Information 437 1.7% 456   412 25 6.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,134 4.3% 1,120   1,110 24 2.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 410 1.5% 449   513 -103 -20.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,326 5.0% 1,299   1,298 28 2.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 114 0.4% 113   137 -23 -16.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,738 14.1% 3,783   3,878 -140 -3.6%
Educational Services 595 2.2% 706   743 -148 -19.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,175 8.2% 2,198   2,220 -45 -2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 308 1.2% 339   338 -30 -8.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,233 4.7% 1,383   1,326 -93 -7.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 502 1.9% 543   578 -76 -13.1%
Public Administration 647 2.4% 710   719 -72 -10.0%
Information Not Available 4,474 16.9% 4,544   4,589 -115 -2.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 399,684 381,886 382,974
Male 233,841 58.5% 223,512   227,709 6,132 2.7%
Female 165,843 41.5% 158,085   154,971 10,872 7.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 289   294 -294 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 399,684 381,886 382,974
Hispanic or Latino 183,732 46.0% 179,156   178,858 4,874 2.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 182,843 45.7% 173,191   169,656 13,187 7.8%
Information Not Available 33,109 8.3% 29,539   34,460 -1,351 -3.9%
 
Race 399,684 381,886 382,974
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,558 0.9% 3,368   3,329 229 6.9%
Asian 34,592 8.7% 33,965   30,936 3,656 11.8%
Black or African American 29,947 7.5% 28,384   26,139 3,808 14.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 114,746 28.7% 107,475   109,253 5,493 5.0%
Information Not Available 216,841 54.3% 208,694   213,317 3,524 1.7%
 
Years of Age 399,684 381,886 382,974
Younger than 22 8,203 1.7% 7,890   8,517 -314 -3.7%
22-24 22,534 4.7% 17,800   20,167 2,367 11.7%
25-34 98,933 20.5% 92,657   96,428 2,505 2.6%
35-44 79,759 16.5% 81,015   80,472 -713 -0.9%
45-54 89,939 18.6% 82,554   82,136 7,803 9.5%
55-59 43,586 9.0% 42,528   40,236 3,350 8.3%
60-64 31,231 6.5% 32,233   31,523 -292 -0.9%
65 and older 25,400 5.3% 25,113   23,397 2,003 8.6%
Information Not Available 99 0.0% 96   98 1 1.0%
 
Industry 399,684 381,886 382,974
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 83,416 17.3% 85,923   86,345 -2,929 -3.4%
Mining 1,581 0.3% 1,251   1,664 -83 -5.0%
Utilities 1,285 0.3% 866   1,371 -86 -6.3%
Construction 44,969 9.3% 35,408   40,529 4,440 11.0%
Manufacturing 34,394 7.1% 31,078   37,299 -2,905 -7.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,483 0.3% 1,347   1,273 210 16.5%
Retail Trade 26,784 5.5% 21,456   25,160 1,624 6.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 13,738 2.8% 12,989   10,181 3,557 34.9%
Information 30,638 6.3% 33,291   29,369 1,269 4.3%
Finance and Insurance 6,227 1.3% 5,484   6,853 -626 -9.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,779 0.4% 2,021   2,643 -864 -32.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,017 1.5% 5,196   6,070 947 15.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 70,765 14.6% 67,641   62,165 8,600 13.8%
Educational Services 9,192 1.9% 13,855   8,713 479 5.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 21,743 4.5% 20,302   19,873 1,870 9.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,831 1.2% 6,158   4,895 936 19.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 14,232 2.9% 13,278   13,901 331 2.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,709 1.6% 7,697   8,321 -612 -7.4%
Public Administration 4,349 0.9% 4,618   4,014 335 8.3%
Information Not Available 12,552 2.6% 12,027   12,335 217 1.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,663 31,133 34,735
Male 17,264 62.4% 19,802   22,716 -5,452 -24.0%
Female 10,398 37.6% 11,330   12,016 -1,618 -13.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   3 -2 -66.7%
 
Ethnicity 27,663 31,133 34,735
Hispanic or Latino 6,509 23.5% 7,576   8,527 -2,018 -23.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,383 66.5% 20,376   23,018 -4,635 -20.1%
Information Not Available 2,771 10.0% 3,181   3,190 -419 -13.1%
 
Race 27,663 31,133 34,735
American Indian or Alaskan Native 554 2.0% 581   687 -133 -19.4%
Asian 558 2.0% 602   536 22 4.1%
Black or African American 1,572 5.7% 1,724   1,915 -343 -17.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 107 0.4% 107   141 -34 -24.1%
White 19,121 69.1% 21,339   24,406 -5,285 -21.7%
Information Not Available 5,751 20.8% 6,780   7,050 -1,299 -18.4%
 
Years of Age 27,663 31,133 34,735
Younger than 22 436 1.0% 504   590 -154 -26.1%
22-24 905 2.1% 1,044   1,286 -381 -29.6%
25-34 5,840 13.2% 6,649   7,638 -1,798 -23.5%
35-44 5,998 13.6% 6,762   7,661 -1,663 -21.7%
45-54 6,706 15.2% 7,477   8,507 -1,801 -21.2%
55-59 3,642 8.3% 4,145   4,469 -827 -18.5%
60-64 2,647 6.0% 2,922   2,978 -331 -11.1%
65 and older 1,483 3.4% 1,620   1,597 -114 -7.1%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 10   9 -3 -33.3%
 
Industry 27,663 31,133 34,735
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 338 1.2% 391   374 -36 -9.6%
Mining 419 1.5% 537   1,526 -1,107 -72.5%
Utilities 51 0.2% 55   81 -30 -37.0%
Construction 5,069 18.1% 6,096   7,176 -2,107 -29.4%
Manufacturing 1,813 6.5% 1,991   2,136 -323 -15.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,188 4.2% 1,337   1,531 -343 -22.4%
Retail Trade 2,098 7.5% 2,209   2,462 -364 -14.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 923 3.3% 992   1,109 -186 -16.8%
Information 1,084 3.9% 1,191   992 92 9.3%
Finance and Insurance 955 3.4% 980   1,060 -105 -9.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 511 1.8% 545   558 -47 -8.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,413 8.6% 2,610   2,824 -411 -14.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 513 1.8% 651   627 -114 -18.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,799 13.6% 4,203   4,628 -829 -17.9%
Educational Services 598 2.1% 788   806 -208 -25.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,874 6.7% 1,956   2,123 -249 -11.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 459 1.6% 524   518 -59 -11.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,351 4.8% 1,545   1,507 -156 -10.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 615 2.2% 677   730 -115 -15.8%
Public Administration 917 3.3% 1,048   1,051 -134 -12.7%
Information Not Available 675 2.4% 807   916 -241 -26.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,317 49,042 49,624
Male 32,184 66.6% 31,885   33,339 -1,155 -3.5%
Female 16,133 33.4% 17,157   16,284 -151 -0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 48,317 49,042 49,624
Hispanic or Latino 8,782 18.2% 8,864   8,772 10 0.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 39,535 81.8% 40,178   40,852 -1,317 -3.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 48,317 49,042 49,624
American Indian or Alaskan Native 189 0.4% 200   170 19 11.2%
Asian 779 1.6% 879   789 -10 -1.3%
Black or African American 6,475 13.4% 6,712   6,328 147 2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 28,489 59.0% 28,540   28,842 -353 -1.2%
Information Not Available 12,385 25.6% 12,711   13,495 -1,110 -8.2%
 
Years of Age 48,317 49,042 49,624
Younger than 22 725 1.0% 634   720 5 0.7%
22-24 1,972 2.7% 1,952   2,141 -169 -7.9%
25-34 10,791 14.9% 11,115   11,029 -238 -2.2%
35-44 9,895 13.7% 9,976   9,933 -38 -0.4%
45-54 11,283 15.6% 11,195   11,914 -631 -5.3%
55-59 5,700 7.9% 5,891   5,925 -225 -3.8%
60-64 4,378 6.0% 4,509   4,365 13 0.3%
65 and older 3,573 4.9% 3,770   3,597 -24 -0.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 48,317 49,042 49,624
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 624 1.3% 643   736 -112 -15.2%
Mining 60 0.1% 53   81 -21 -25.9%
Utilities 78 0.2% 55   74 4 5.4%
Construction 10,194 20.8% 9,454   9,953 241 2.4%
Manufacturing 3,847 7.9% 3,985   4,327 -480 -11.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,688 3.4% 1,688   1,808 -120 -6.6%
Retail Trade 4,703 9.6% 4,598   4,866 -163 -3.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,011 4.1% 2,261   1,941 70 3.6%
Information 1,051 2.1% 1,107   677 374 55.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,431 2.9% 1,467   1,236 195 15.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 669 1.4% 661   693 -24 -3.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,930 3.9% 1,876   1,826 104 5.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 303 0.6% 314   252 51 20.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,856 16.1% 7,818   8,461 -605 -7.2%
Educational Services 1,000 2.0% 1,118   1,135 -135 -11.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,938 8.0% 4,061   4,135 -197 -4.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,915 3.9% 1,824   2,049 -134 -6.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,506 5.1% 3,481   2,689 -183 -6.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,291 2.6% 1,282   1,373 -82 -6.0%
Public Administration 499 1.0% 557   588 -89 -15.1%
Information Not Available 723 1.5% 739   724 -1 -0.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,771 8,909 8,512
Male 4,210 48.0% 4,248   3,987 223 5.6%
Female 4,560 52.0% 4,660   4,525 35 0.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,771 8,909 8,512
Hispanic or Latino 789 9.0% 818   751 38 5.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,925 90.4% 8,054   7,724 201 2.6%
Information Not Available 57 0.6% 37   37 20 54.1%
 
Race 8,771 8,909 8,512
American Indian or Alaskan Native 40 0.5% 49   52 -12 -23.1%
Asian 253 2.9% 234   230 23 10.0%
Black or African American 5,684 64.8% 5,919   5,922 -238 -4.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 0.3% 25   17 7 41.2%
White 1,878 21.4% 1,793   1,630 248 15.2%
Information Not Available 892 10.2% 889   661 231 34.9%
 
Years of Age 8,771 8,909 8,512
Younger than 22 113 1.1% 121   156 -43 -27.6%
22-24 442 4.4% 473   442 0 0.0%
25-34 2,544 25.5% 2,529   2,358 186 7.9%
35-44 1,954 19.6% 1,988   1,883 71 3.8%
45-54 1,847 18.5% 1,904   1,958 -111 -5.7%
55-59 868 8.7% 891   851 17 2.0%
60-64 656 6.6% 669   541 115 21.3%
65 and older 347 3.5% 334   323 24 7.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,771 8,909 8,512
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Construction 20 0.2% 17   19 1 5.3%
Manufacturing 6 0.1% 5   2 4 200.0%
Wholesale Trade 5 0.1% 1   3 2 66.7%
Retail Trade 18 0.2% 14   18 0 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 9 0.1% 4   15 -6 -40.0%
Information 9 0.1% 13   14 -5 -35.7%
Finance and Insurance 8 0.1% 6   10 -2 -20.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 10 0.1% 11   4 6 150.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 52 0.6% 52   54 -2 -3.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2 0.0% 3   2 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 60 0.7% 61   76 -16 -21.1%
Educational Services 9 0.1% 14   13 -4 -30.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 20 0.2% 20   14 6 42.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6 0.1% 6   3 3 100.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 21 0.2% 19   17 4 23.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 30 0.3% 28   11 19 172.7%
Public Administration 1 0.0% 5   3 -2 -66.7%
Information Not Available 8,484 96.7% 8,629   8,234 250 3.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,256 7,174 7,630
Male 3,442 47.4% 3,329   3,774 -332 -8.8%
Female 3,289 45.3% 3,326   3,525 -236 -6.7%
Information Not Available 525 7.2% 519   331 194 58.6%
 
Ethnicity 7,256 7,174 7,630
Hispanic or Latino 470 6.5% 472   338 132 39.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,261 86.3% 6,183   269 5,992 2227.5%
Information Not Available 525 7.2% 519   331 194 58.6%
 
Race 7,256 7,174 7,630
American Indian or Alaskan Native 21 0.3% 19   33 -12 -36.4%
Asian 122 1.7% 136   131 -9 -6.9%
Black or African American 2,811 38.7% 2,750   2,947 -136 -4.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1% 2   7 -3 -42.9%
White 3,856 53.1% 3,850   4,259 -403 -9.5%
Information Not Available 441 6.1% 416   253 188 74.3%
 
Years of Age 7,256 7,174 7,630
Younger than 22 141 1.3% 131   116 25 21.6%
22-24 321 3.0% 315   351 -30 -8.5%
25-34 1,690 16.0% 1,699   1,871 -181 -9.7%
35-44 1,551 14.7% 1,505   1,561 -10 -0.6%
45-54 1,736 16.4% 1,673   1,804 -68 -3.8%
55-59 791 7.5% 791   868 -77 -8.9%
60-64 537 5.1% 602   580 -43 -7.4%
65 and older 403 3.8% 380   396 7 1.8%
Information Not Available 86 0.8% 78   83 3 3.6%
 
Industry 7,256 7,174 7,630
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 15 0.2% 22   25 -10 -40.0%
Mining 2 0.0% 0   2 0 0.0%
Utilities 10 0.1% 9   9 1 11.1%
Construction 575 7.9% 556   830 -255 -30.7%
Manufacturing 577 7.9% 489   427 150 35.1%
Wholesale Trade 216 3.0% 231   247 -31 -12.6%
Retail Trade 947 13.0% 932   1,081 -134 -12.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 271 3.7% 282   282 -11 -3.9%
Information 90 1.2% 99   78 12 15.4%
Finance and Insurance 607 8.3% 671   523 84 16.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 126 1.7% 136   131 -5 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 499 6.9% 487   342 157 45.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 0.2% 24   36 -19 -52.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,369 18.8% 1,303   1,386 -17 -1.2%
Educational Services 111 1.5% 134   149 -38 -25.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 701 9.6% 684   848 -147 -17.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 132 1.8% 160   169 -37 -21.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 737 10.1% 722   749 -12 -1.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 178 2.4% 147   209 -31 -14.8%
Public Administration 65 0.9% 67   84 -19 -22.6%
Information Not Available 11 0.2% 19   23 -12 -52.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,814 44,988 50,981
Male 21,439 50.1% 22,494   25,699 -4,260 -16.6%
Female 21,033 49.1% 22,138   25,210 -4,177 -16.6%
Information Not Available 342 0.8% 356   72 270 375.0%
 
Ethnicity 42,814 44,988 50,981
Hispanic or Latino 10,582 24.7% 10,873   12,576 -1,994 -15.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,967 65.3% 29,569   33,622 -5,655 -16.8%
Information Not Available 4,265 10.0% 4,546   4,783 -518 -10.8%
 
Race 42,814 44,988 50,981
American Indian or Alaskan Native 300 0.7% 305   286 14 4.9%
Asian 706 1.6% 776   787 -81 -10.3%
Black or African American 10,605 24.8% 10,787   12,108 -1,503 -12.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 228 0.5% 242   249 -21 -8.4%
White 25,496 59.6% 27,001   31,628 -6,132 -19.4%
Information Not Available 5,479 12.8% 5,877   5,923 -444 -7.5%
 
Years of Age 42,814 44,988 50,981
Younger than 22 418 0.6% 366   490 -72 -14.7%
22-24 1,135 1.7% 1,373   1,510 -375 -24.8%
25-34 8,130 12.5% 8,665   9,677 -1,547 -16.0%
35-44 8,257 12.7% 8,486   9,781 -1,524 -15.6%
45-54 8,898 13.7% 9,297   10,730 -1,832 -17.1%
55-59 4,303 6.6% 4,592   5,239 -936 -17.9%
60-64 3,313 5.1% 3,149   3,794 -481 -12.7%
65 and older 2,014 3.1% 2,179   2,491 -477 -19.1%
Information Not Available 6,346 9.8% 6,881   7,269 -923 -12.7%
 
Industry 42,814 44,988 50,981
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 537 1.2% 497   659 -122 -18.5%
Mining 85 0.2% 102   148 -63 -42.6%
Utilities 75 0.2% 69   72 3 4.2%
Construction 2,842 6.6% 3,121   3,397 -555 -16.3%
Manufacturing 2,086 4.8% 2,100   2,626 -540 -20.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,871 4.3% 1,854   2,318 -447 -19.3%
Retail Trade 4,128 9.5% 4,022   4,953 -825 -16.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,214 2.8% 1,364   1,448 -234 -16.2%
Information 827 1.9% 861   926 -99 -10.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,989 4.6% 1,916   2,149 -160 -7.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,008 2.3% 1,006   1,212 -204 -16.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,044 7.0% 3,321   3,870 -826 -21.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 563 1.3% 536   608 -45 -7.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,819 18.0% 8,016   8,444 -625 -7.4%
Educational Services 757 1.7% 991   1,193 -436 -36.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,772 8.7% 3,978   4,444 -672 -15.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 736 1.7% 720   793 -57 -7.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,866 6.6% 3,327   3,433 -567 -16.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,160 2.7% 1,252   1,553 -393 -25.3%
Public Administration 609 1.4% 611   661 -52 -7.9%
Information Not Available 4,826 11.1% 5,324   6,074 -1,248 -20.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 31,945 35,336 36,830
Male 15,274 47.8% 17,115   18,245 -2,971 -16.3%
Female 14,966 46.8% 16,360   17,365 -2,399 -13.8%
Information Not Available 1,705 5.3% 1,861   1,220 485 39.8%
 
Ethnicity 31,945 35,336 36,830
Hispanic or Latino 55 0.2% 74   62 -7 -11.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,185 94.5% 33,401   35,548 -5,363 -15.1%
Information Not Available 1,705 5.3% 1,861   1,220 485 39.8%
 
Race 31,945 35,336 36,830
American Indian or Alaskan Native 152 0.5% 160   175 -23 -13.1%
Asian 526 1.6% 528   486 40 8.2%
Black or African American 17,754 55.6% 19,440   19,716 -1,962 -10.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 11,808 37.0% 13,347   15,233 -3,425 -22.5%
Information Not Available 1,705 5.3% 1,861   1,220 485 39.8%
 
Years of Age 31,945 35,336 36,830
Younger than 22 492 1.2% 488   672 -180 -26.8%
22-24 1,246 3.0% 1,402   1,639 -393 -24.0%
25-34 7,769 18.7% 8,812   9,034 -1,265 -14.0%
35-44 7,819 18.8% 8,729   8,897 -1,078 -12.1%
45-54 7,793 18.7% 8,429   8,838 -1,045 -11.8%
55-59 3,377 8.1% 3,727   3,694 -317 -8.6%
60-64 2,189 5.3% 2,398   2,368 -179 -7.6%
65 and older 1,260 3.0% 1,351   1,403 -143 -10.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   285 -285 -100.0%
 
Industry 31,945 35,336 36,830
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 531 1.6% 610   658 -127 -19.3%
Mining 16 0.0% 25   21 -5 -23.8%
Utilities 28 0.1% 26   31 -3 -9.7%
Construction 1,445 4.4% 1,559   1,759 -314 -17.9%
Manufacturing 2,017 6.2% 2,821   3,197 -1,180 -36.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,284 4.0% 1,457   1,336 -52 -3.9%
Retail Trade 2,164 6.7% 2,224   2,618 -454 -17.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 627 1.9% 772   700 -73 -10.4%
Information 587 1.8% 601   612 -25 -4.1%
Finance and Insurance 835 2.6% 935   1,086 -251 -23.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 374 1.2% 440   466 -92 -19.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,823 17.9% 6,284   6,272 -449 -7.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.1% 32   34 2 5.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 99 0.3% 89   91 8 8.8%
Educational Services 643 2.0% 655   795 -152 -19.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,476 4.5% 1,549   1,748 -272 -15.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,208 3.7% 1,547   1,493 -285 -19.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 214 0.7% 332   253 -39 -15.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 256 0.8% 312   285 -29 -10.2%
Public Administration 331 1.0% 341   352 -21 -6.0%
Information Not Available 11,951 36.8% 12,725   13,023 -1,072 -8.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,701 8,227 6,290
Male 5,727 74.4% 6,023   4,077 1,650 40.5%
Female 1,973 25.6% 2,203   2,212 -239 -10.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,701 8,227 6,290
Hispanic or Latino 532 6.9% 559   465 67 14.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,126 66.6% 5,483   4,207 919 21.8%
Information Not Available 2,043 26.5% 2,185   1,618 425 26.3%
 
Race 7,701 8,227 6,290
American Indian or Alaskan Native 61 0.8% 56   51 10 19.6%
Asian 2,456 31.9% 2,549   1,870 586 31.3%
Black or African American 126 1.6% 138   107 19 17.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,389 31.0% 2,594   1,752 637 36.4%
White 1,654 21.5% 1,758   1,577 77 4.9%
Information Not Available 1,015 13.2% 1,132   933 82 8.8%
 
Years of Age 7,701 8,227 6,290
Younger than 22 93 1.1% 104   59 34 57.6%
22-24 309 3.6% 314   172 137 79.7%
25-34 1,774 20.4% 1,908   1,362 412 30.2%
35-44 1,740 20.0% 1,893   1,463 277 18.9%
45-54 1,812 20.9% 1,881   1,446 366 25.3%
55-59 842 9.7% 923   728 114 15.7%
60-64 665 7.7% 732   600 65 10.8%
65 and older 466 5.4% 472   460 6 1.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,701 8,227 6,290
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 263 3.3% 274   99 164 165.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 2   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 18 0.2% 16   19 -1 -5.3%
Construction 3,142 39.5% 3,277   1,639 1,503 91.7%
Manufacturing 202 2.5% 217   176 26 14.8%
Wholesale Trade 134 1.7% 112   108 26 24.1%
Retail Trade 318 4.0% 342   357 -39 -10.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 234 2.9% 218   235 -1 -0.4%
Information 121 1.5% 169   215 -94 -43.7%
Finance and Insurance 63 0.8% 62   102 -39 -38.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 109 1.4% 118   103 6 5.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 179 2.2% 224   202 -23 -11.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.7% 59   37 17 45.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 859 10.8% 886   784 75 9.6%
Educational Services 47 0.6% 61   77 -30 -39.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 306 3.8% 306   312 -6 -1.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 88 1.1% 102   103 -15 -14.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 493 6.2% 596   574 -81 -14.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 125 1.6% 150   163 -38 -23.3%
Public Administration 94 1.2% 113   94 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 852 10.7% 923   889 -37 -4.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 33,054 33,284 35,312
Male 25,331 76.6% 25,291   27,218 -1,887 -6.9%
Female 7,417 22.4% 7,706   7,723 -306 -4.0%
Information Not Available 306 0.9% 287   371 -65 -17.5%
 
Ethnicity 33,054 33,284 35,312
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   3,207 -3,207 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   30,438 -30,438 -100.0%
Information Not Available 33,054 100.0% 33,284   1,667 31,387 1882.8%
 
Race 33,054 33,284 35,312
American Indian or Alaskan Native 100 0.3% 111   455 -355 -78.0%
Asian 66 0.2% 62   377 -311 -82.5%
Black or African American 394 1.2% 405   1,841 -1,447 -78.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 3,555 10.8% 3,677   27,765 -24,210 -87.2%
Information Not Available 28,939 87.6% 29,029   4,874 24,065 493.7%
 
Years of Age 33,054 33,284 35,312
Younger than 22 711 2.1% 743   716 -5 -0.7%
22-24 1,732 5.1% 1,740   1,827 -95 -5.2%
25-34 7,774 23.1% 7,853   8,413 -639 -7.6%
35-44 7,156 21.3% 7,300   7,603 -447 -5.9%
45-54 6,971 20.7% 6,954   7,654 -683 -8.9%
55-59 3,695 11.0% 3,735   4,068 -373 -9.2%
60-64 2,947 8.8% 2,899   2,896 51 1.8%
65 and older 2,066 6.1% 2,056   2,123 -57 -2.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 4   12 -10 -83.3%
 
Industry 33,054 33,284 35,312
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 300 0.9% 305   324 -24 -7.4%
Mining 749 2.2% 862   898 -149 -16.6%
Utilities 34 0.1% 38   32 2 6.3%
Construction 13,020 39.0% 12,475   13,617 -597 -4.4%
Manufacturing 4,797 14.4% 5,627   5,706 -909 -15.9%
Wholesale Trade 942 2.8% 982   1,142 -200 -17.5%
Retail Trade 1,774 5.3% 1,648   1,832 -58 -3.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,088 3.3% 1,055   1,168 -80 -6.8%
Information 456 1.4% 494   531 -75 -14.1%
Finance and Insurance 695 2.1% 522   802 -107 -13.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 279 0.8% 278   287 -8 -2.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 736 2.2% 707   703 33 4.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 53 0.2% 58   48 5 10.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,768 11.3% 3,782   3,928 -160 -4.1%
Educational Services 302 0.9% 317   362 -60 -16.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,259 3.8% 1,096   1,176 83 7.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 526 1.6% 578   597 -71 -11.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 967 2.9% 1,138   922 45 4.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 514 1.5% 483   484 30 6.2%
Public Administration 542 1.6% 576   525 17 3.2%
Information Not Available 253 0.8% 263   228 25 11.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,898 14,517 13,079
Male 9,512 73.7% 10,768   9,495 17 0.2%
Female 3,386 26.3% 3,748   3,580 -194 -5.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   4 -4 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 12,898 14,517 13,079
Hispanic or Latino 2,211 17.1% 2,406   2,048 163 8.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,731 67.7% 9,787   8,146 585 7.2%
Information Not Available 1,956 15.2% 2,324   2,885 -929 -32.2%
 
Race 12,898 14,517 13,079
American Indian or Alaskan Native 772 3.0% 816   424 348 82.1%
Asian 179 0.7% 220   159 20 12.6%
Black or African American 216 0.8% 246   130 86 66.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100 0.4% 133   90 10 11.1%
White 19,173 74.6% 20,798   9,971 9,202 92.3%
Information Not Available 5,278 20.5% 5,596   2,614 2,664 101.9%
 
Years of Age 12,898 14,517 13,079
Younger than 22 443 1.4% 502   390 53 13.6%
22-24 679 2.2% 725   578 101 17.5%
25-34 2,842 9.1% 3,063   2,670 172 6.4%
35-44 2,885 9.3% 3,009   2,538 347 13.7%
45-54 2,867 9.2% 3,217   3,026 -159 -5.3%
55-59 1,585 5.1% 1,766   1,565 20 1.3%
60-64 963 3.1% 1,114   1,025 -62 -6.0%
65 and older 633 2.0% 1,110   1,220 -587 -48.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 11   67 -66 -98.5%
 
Industry 12,898 14,517 13,079
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,137 8.1% 1,023   1,082 55 5.1%
Mining 116 0.8% 167   261 -145 -55.6%
Utilities 70 0.5% 73   70 0 0.0%
Construction 3,303 23.5% 3,839   2,644 659 24.9%
Manufacturing 1,310 9.3% 1,434   1,358 -48 -3.5%
Wholesale Trade 481 3.4% 516   516 -35 -6.8%
Retail Trade 1,120 8.0% 1,136   1,040 80 7.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 391 2.8% 597   427 -36 -8.4%
Information 127 0.9% 123   127 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 214 1.5% 226   206 8 3.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 107 0.8% 117   142 -35 -24.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 505 3.6% 476   436 69 15.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.1% 15   16 -1 -6.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,768 12.6% 1,791   1,670 98 5.9%
Educational Services 155 1.1% 166   138 17 12.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 651 4.6% 719   684 -33 -4.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 296 2.1% 330   300 -4 -1.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 547 3.9% 596   504 43 8.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 233 1.7% 223   222 11 5.0%
Public Administration 345 2.5% 388   405 -60 -14.8%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 562   831 -824 -99.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 151,764 163,545 164,068
Male 103,628 68.3% 113,255   112,833 -9,205 -8.2%
Female 47,170 31.1% 49,229   50,173 -3,003 -6.0%
Information Not Available 966 0.6% 1,061   1,062 -96 -9.0%
 
Ethnicity 151,764 163,545 164,068
Hispanic or Latino 32,060 21.1% 36,041   34,243 -2,183 -6.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 103,481 68.2% 110,190   112,827 -9,346 -8.3%
Information Not Available 16,223 10.7% 17,314   16,998 -775 -4.6%
 
Race 151,764 163,545 164,068
American Indian or Alaskan Native 926 0.6% 994   895 31 3.5%
Asian 2,908 1.9% 3,090   3,376 -468 -13.9%
Black or African American 29,802 19.6% 29,471   31,106 -1,304 -4.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 340 0.2% 324   300 40 13.3%
White 96,241 63.4% 105,735   105,250 -9,009 -8.6%
Information Not Available 21,547 14.2% 23,931   23,141 -1,594 -6.9%
 
Years of Age 151,764 163,545 164,068
Younger than 22 1,738 0.7% 1,747   2,025 -287 -14.2%
22-24 5,554 2.4% 5,714   6,085 -531 -8.7%
25-34 34,323 14.6% 35,302   35,128 -805 -2.3%
35-44 35,365 15.0% 38,995   38,660 -3,295 -8.5%
45-54 38,531 16.4% 42,032   42,721 -4,190 -9.8%
55-59 18,257 7.7% 20,000   20,271 -2,014 -9.9%
60-64 12,346 5.2% 13,352   12,786 -440 -3.4%
65 and older 5,650 2.4% 6,403   6,392 -742 -11.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 151,764 163,545 164,068
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,164 0.8% 1,176   1,109 55 5.0%
Mining 637 0.4% 772   1,123 -486 -43.3%
Utilities 205 0.1% 349   174 31 17.8%
Construction 32,520 21.3% 39,361   36,266 -3,746 -10.3%
Manufacturing 18,639 12.2% 14,406   16,774 1,865 11.1%
Wholesale Trade 5,823 3.8% 6,089   6,527 -704 -10.8%
Retail Trade 9,422 6.2% 9,530   10,213 -791 -7.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,554 4.3% 8,152   7,243 -689 -9.5%
Information 2,010 1.3% 2,157   2,103 -93 -4.4%
Finance and Insurance 3,702 2.4% 3,756   4,109 -407 -9.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,747 1.1% 1,768   1,839 -92 -5.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 8,116 5.3% 9,068   8,673 -557 -6.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 982 0.6% 1,187   1,219 -237 -19.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 26,244 17.2% 28,707   29,015 -2,771 -9.6%
Educational Services 2,655 1.7% 3,072   3,329 -674 -20.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,931 4.5% 6,974   7,827 -896 -11.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,388 2.2% 3,766   3,723 -335 -9.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,892 4.5% 8,390   7,577 -685 -9.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,014 2.0% 3,256   3,546 -532 -15.0%
Public Administration 2,350 1.5% 2,310   2,545 -195 -7.7%
Information Not Available 8,769 5.7% 9,299   9,134 -365 -4.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 31,821 32,090 35,850
Male 22,671 71.2% 22,988   26,198 -3,527 -13.5%
Female 9,044 28.4% 8,973   9,594 -550 -5.7%
Information Not Available 106 0.3% 129   58 48 82.8%
 
Ethnicity 31,821 32,090 35,850
Hispanic or Latino 1,908 6.0% 1,886   2,185 -277 -12.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,287 76.3% 24,570   27,097 -2,810 -10.4%
Information Not Available 5,626 17.7% 5,634   6,568 -942 -14.3%
 
Race 31,821 32,090 35,850
American Indian or Alaskan Native 144 0.5% 149   151 -7 -4.6%
Asian 193 0.6% 198   172 21 12.2%
Black or African American 4,138 13.0% 4,053   4,347 -209 -4.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1% 33   53 -18 -34.0%
White 25,062 78.8% 25,352   28,697 -3,635 -12.7%
Information Not Available 2,249 7.1% 2,305   2,430 -181 -7.4%
 
Years of Age 31,821 32,090 35,850
Younger than 22 510 0.9% 538   554 -44 -7.9%
22-24 1,166 2.1% 1,224   1,323 -157 -11.9%
25-34 6,830 12.5% 6,836   7,597 -767 -10.1%
35-44 7,822 14.3% 7,923   8,800 -978 -11.1%
45-54 8,247 15.1% 8,267   9,590 -1,343 -14.0%
55-59 3,867 7.1% 3,864   4,331 -464 -10.7%
60-64 2,261 4.1% 2,329   2,458 -197 -8.0%
65 and older 1,118 2.0% 1,109   1,197 -79 -6.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 31,821 32,090 35,850
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 138 0.4% 144   197 -59 -29.9%
Mining 172 0.5% 212   243 -71 -29.2%
Utilities 26 0.1% 25   35 -9 -25.7%
Construction 9,505 29.7% 9,812   11,111 -1,606 -14.5%
Manufacturing 4,036 12.6% 4,163   5,296 -1,260 -23.8%
Wholesale Trade 913 2.9% 921   1,094 -181 -16.5%
Retail Trade 1,885 5.9% 1,750   1,899 -14 -0.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,780 5.6% 1,782   1,835 -55 -3.0%
Information 389 1.2% 331   284 105 37.0%
Finance and Insurance 661 2.1% 562   537 124 23.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 345 1.1% 338   407 -62 -15.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,118 3.5% 1,140   1,096 22 2.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 181 0.6% 166   176 5 2.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,801 11.9% 3,818   4,181 -380 -9.1%
Educational Services 486 1.5% 548   383 103 26.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,530 4.8% 1,460   1,560 -30 -1.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 495 1.5% 520   557 -62 -11.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 817 2.6% 800   834 -17 -2.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 666 2.1% 570   734 -68 -9.3%
Public Administration 216 0.7% 230   360 -144 -40.0%
Information Not Available 2,661 8.3% 2,798   3,031 -370 -12.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,339 17,320 18,703
Male 9,426 65.7% 11,913   12,816 -3,390 -26.5%
Female 4,913 34.3% 5,407   5,887 -974 -16.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,339 17,320 18,703
Hispanic or Latino 1,522 10.6% 1,824   2,085 -563 -27.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,643 46.3% 9,070   9,200 -2,557 -27.8%
Information Not Available 6,174 43.1% 6,426   7,418 -1,244 -16.8%
 
Race 14,339 17,320 18,703
American Indian or Alaskan Native 210 1.5% 253   258 -48 -18.6%
Asian 242 1.7% 239   212 30 14.2%
Black or African American 2,548 17.8% 3,276   3,111 -563 -18.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 34 0.2% 36   44 -10 -22.7%
White 10,134 70.7% 12,193   13,402 -3,268 -24.4%
Information Not Available 1,171 8.2% 1,323   1,676 -505 -30.1%
 
Years of Age 14,339 17,320 18,703
Younger than 22 210 0.9% 220   340 -130 -38.2%
22-24 594 2.6% 697   909 -315 -34.7%
25-34 3,267 14.0% 3,952   4,500 -1,233 -27.4%
35-44 3,302 14.2% 4,176   4,278 -976 -22.8%
45-54 3,363 14.4% 4,038   4,263 -900 -21.1%
55-59 1,677 7.2% 1,995   2,088 -411 -19.7%
60-64 1,187 5.1% 1,444   1,437 -250 -17.4%
65 and older 739 3.2% 798   888 -149 -16.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,339 17,320 18,703
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 61 0.4% 64   99 -38 -38.4%
Mining 122 0.8% 175   532 -410 -77.1%
Utilities 15 0.1% 21   14 1 7.1%
Construction 3,457 24.0% 4,124   4,702 -1,245 -26.5%
Manufacturing 1,821 12.6% 3,514   2,162 -341 -15.8%
Wholesale Trade 533 3.7% 677   698 -165 -23.6%
Retail Trade 958 6.7% 956   1,227 -269 -21.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 560 3.9% 635   711 -151 -21.2%
Information 276 1.9% 259   389 -113 -29.0%
Finance and Insurance 352 2.4% 354   442 -90 -20.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 214 1.5% 203   282 -68 -24.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 715 5.0% 799   865 -150 -17.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 78 0.5% 60   44 34 77.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,108 14.6% 2,300   2,656 -548 -20.6%
Educational Services 193 1.3% 190   283 -90 -31.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,080 7.5% 999   1,279 -199 -15.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 117 0.8% 142   161 -44 -27.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 514 3.6% 511   588 -74 -12.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 227 1.6% 283   342 -115 -33.6%
Public Administration 288 2.0% 322   353 -65 -18.4%
Information Not Available 650 4.5% 732   874 -224 -25.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,850 26,787 30,809
Male 16,079 67.4% 18,029   22,358 -6,279 -28.1%
Female 7,771 32.6% 8,758   8,451 -680 -8.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,850 26,787 30,809
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 34   14 -14 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 19 0.1% 607   720 -701 -97.4%
Information Not Available 23,831 99.9% 26,146   30,075 -6,244 -20.8%
 
Race 23,850 26,787 30,809
American Indian or Alaskan Native 90 0.4% 184   102 -12 -11.8%
Asian 100 0.4% 68   79 21 26.6%
Black or African American 3,014 12.6% 3,177   3,183 -169 -5.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 9   14 -14 -100.0%
White 20,646 86.6% 23,028   27,083 -6,437 -23.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 321   348 -348 -100.0%
 
Years of Age 23,850 26,787 30,809
Younger than 22 284 0.7% 299   330 -46 -13.9%
22-24 867 2.0% 1,031   1,055 -188 -17.8%
25-34 4,886 11.5% 5,264   6,319 -1,433 -22.7%
35-44 5,739 13.5% 6,166   7,768 -2,029 -26.1%
45-54 5,810 13.7% 6,650   7,671 -1,861 -24.3%
55-59 2,748 6.5% 3,164   3,447 -699 -20.3%
60-64 2,118 5.0% 2,600   2,704 -586 -21.7%
65 and older 1,398 3.3% 1,604   1,510 -112 -7.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 9   5 -5 -100.0%
 
Industry 23,850 26,787 30,809
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 57 0.2% 192   135 -78 -57.8%
Mining 190 0.8% 393   2,012 -1,822 -90.6%
Utilities 19 0.1% 60   56 -37 -66.1%
Construction 5,431 22.7% 6,615   7,471 -2,040 -27.3%
Manufacturing 3,881 16.2% 4,216   4,981 -1,100 -22.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,005 4.2% 1,163   897 108 12.0%
Retail Trade 1,919 8.0% 1,646   1,905 14 0.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,061 4.4% 937   1,134 -73 -6.4%
Information 280 1.2% 265   311 -31 -10.0%
Finance and Insurance 545 2.3% 530   655 -110 -16.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 303 1.3% 304   311 -8 -2.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,014 4.2% 971   1,199 -185 -15.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 104 0.4% 171   121 -17 -14.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,023 12.6% 2,750   3,192 -169 -5.3%
Educational Services 299 1.3% 530   376 -77 -20.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,303 5.5% 1,544   1,617 -314 -19.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 692 2.9% 663   492 200 40.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 900 3.8% 1,257   1,097 -197 -18.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 564 2.4% 543   646 -82 -12.7%
Public Administration 313 1.3% 487   404 -91 -22.5%
Information Not Available 947 4.0% 1,550   1,797 -850 -47.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,199 22,893 23,044
Male 11,254 55.7% 12,888   14,478 -3,224 -22.3%
Female 8,935 44.2% 9,990   8,559 376 4.4%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 15   7 3 42.9%
 
Ethnicity 20,199 22,893 23,044
Hispanic or Latino 922 4.6% 1,047   1,093 -171 -15.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,996 94.0% 21,577   21,948 -2,952 -13.4%
Information Not Available 281 1.4% 269   3 278 9266.7%
 
Race 20,199 22,893 23,044
American Indian or Alaskan Native 135 0.7% 159   170 -35 -20.6%
Asian 231 1.1% 227   222 9 4.1%
Black or African American 9,933 49.2% 11,425   10,801 -868 -8.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1% 26   20 3 15.0%
White 8,614 42.6% 9,862   11,517 -2,903 -25.2%
Information Not Available 1,263 6.3% 1,194   314 949 302.2%
 
Years of Age 20,199 22,893 23,044
Younger than 22 392 1.4% 459   344 48 14.0%
22-24 790 2.9% 1,016   931 -141 -15.1%
25-34 4,912 18.0% 5,651   5,478 -566 -10.3%
35-44 4,753 17.4% 5,375   5,391 -638 -11.8%
45-54 4,644 17.0% 5,201   5,380 -736 -13.7%
55-59 2,264 8.3% 2,462   2,777 -513 -18.5%
60-64 1,521 5.6% 1,689   1,698 -177 -10.4%
65 and older 923 3.4% 1,040   1,045 -122 -11.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,199 22,893 23,044
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 387 1.9% 409   365 22 6.0%
Mining 581 2.8% 687   1,525 -944 -61.9%
Utilities 54 0.3% 57   73 -19 -26.0%
Construction 3,352 16.3% 4,013   3,917 -565 -14.4%
Manufacturing 1,824 8.9% 2,066   2,891 -1,067 -36.9%
Wholesale Trade 651 3.2% 737   778 -127 -16.3%
Retail Trade 1,402 6.8% 1,384   1,536 -134 -8.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 907 4.4% 1,003   1,196 -289 -24.2%
Information 249 1.2% 340   331 -82 -24.8%
Finance and Insurance 389 1.9% 401   424 -35 -8.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 385 1.9% 411   521 -136 -26.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 854 4.1% 1,107   1,168 -314 -26.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 79 0.4% 83   96 -17 -17.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,728 8.4% 2,007   1,833 -105 -5.7%
Educational Services 334 1.6% 406   355 -21 -5.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,043 9.9% 2,126   1,781 262 14.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 284 1.4% 332   270 14 5.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,605 7.8% 1,846   1,232 373 30.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 505 2.5% 564   609 -104 -17.1%
Public Administration 332 1.6% 374   323 9 2.8%
Information Not Available 2,254 10.9% 2,540   1,820 434 23.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 82,931 76,514 81,255
Male 56,560 68.2% 50,831   55,717 843 1.5%
Female 26,367 31.8% 25,682   25,534 833 3.3%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 1   4 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 82,931 76,514 81,255
Hispanic or Latino 10,909 13.2% 10,249   10,473 436 4.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 67,248 81.1% 61,769   66,217 1,031 1.6%
Information Not Available 4,774 5.8% 4,496   4,565 209 4.6%
 
Race 82,931 76,514 81,255
American Indian or Alaskan Native 431 0.5% 379   384 47 12.2%
Asian 2,279 2.7% 2,308   2,324 -45 -1.9%
Black or African American 6,420 7.7% 6,143   6,239 181 2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 184 0.2% 196   197 -13 -6.6%
White 61,934 74.7% 56,550   61,433 501 0.8%
Information Not Available 11,683 14.1% 10,938   10,678 1,005 9.4%
 
Years of Age 82,931 76,514 81,255
Younger than 22 1,738 1.3% 1,656   1,932 -194 -10.0%
22-24 3,848 2.8% 3,666   3,973 -125 -3.1%
25-34 19,014 13.7% 17,594   18,941 73 0.4%
35-44 17,707 12.8% 16,134   17,278 429 2.5%
45-54 19,728 14.3% 17,985   19,424 304 1.6%
55-59 9,251 6.7% 8,522   8,790 461 5.2%
60-64 6,509 4.7% 6,106   6,040 469 7.8%
65 and older 5,136 3.7% 4,851   4,877 259 5.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 82,931 76,514 81,255
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,081 1.3% 931   1,099 -18 -1.6%
Mining 238 0.3% 187   215 23 10.7%
Utilities 213 0.3% 207   145 68 46.9%
Construction 17,819 21.2% 14,869   17,332 487 2.8%
Manufacturing 5,715 6.8% 5,230   6,101 -386 -6.3%
Wholesale Trade 2,879 3.4% 2,747   2,756 123 4.5%
Retail Trade 5,929 7.1% 5,387   5,764 165 2.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,436 2.9% 2,008   2,245 191 8.5%
Information 1,445 1.7% 1,357   1,477 -32 -2.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,100 2.5% 2,048   1,910 190 9.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,355 1.6% 1,238   1,410 -55 -3.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,043 7.2% 5,604   5,582 461 8.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 354 0.4% 335   321 33 10.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,327 14.7% 11,060   12,432 -105 -0.8%
Educational Services 1,177 1.4% 1,269   1,210 -33 -2.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,348 6.4% 5,096   5,102 246 4.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,932 3.5% 2,785   2,955 -23 -0.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,348 7.6% 6,989   6,249 99 1.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,515 4.2% 3,298   3,627 -112 -3.1%
Public Administration 1,668 2.0% 1,756   1,356 312 23.0%
Information Not Available 2,009 2.4% 2,113   1,967 42 2.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 42,479 43,576 47,586
Male 20,553 48.4% 21,586   23,662 -3,109 -13.1%
Female 13,628 32.1% 14,524   14,130 -502 -3.6%
Information Not Available 8,298 19.5% 7,466   9,794 -1,496 -15.3%
 
Ethnicity 42,479 43,576 47,586
Hispanic or Latino 2,386 5.6% 2,545   2,902 -516 -17.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,994 73.0% 32,752   34,124 -3,130 -9.2%
Information Not Available 9,099 21.4% 8,279   10,560 -1,461 -13.8%
 
Race 42,479 43,576 47,586
American Indian or Alaskan Native 110 0.3% 133   106 4 3.8%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 13,813 32.5% 14,428   14,406 -593 -4.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 51 0.1% 58   64 -13 -20.3%
White 17,020 40.1% 18,133   19,548 -2,528 -12.9%
Information Not Available 11,485 27.0% 10,824   13,462 -1,977 -14.7%
 
Years of Age 42,479 43,576 47,586
Younger than 22 541 1.0% 549   577 -36 -6.2%
22-24 1,382 2.4% 1,490   1,677 -295 -17.6%
25-34 8,107 14.3% 8,558   8,936 -829 -9.3%
35-44 6,984 12.3% 7,431   7,869 -885 -11.2%
45-54 7,667 13.6% 8,035   8,651 -984 -11.4%
55-59 4,024 7.1% 4,229   4,237 -213 -5.0%
60-64 2,918 5.2% 3,086   3,091 -173 -5.6%
65 and older 2,558 4.5% 2,732   2,754 -196 -7.1%
Information Not Available 8,298 14.7% 7,466   9,794 -1,496 -15.3%
 
Industry 42,479 43,576 47,586
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 152 0.4% 206   177 -25 -14.1%
Mining 39 0.1% 43   87 -48 -55.2%
Utilities 44 0.1% 51   32 12 37.5%
Construction 6,132 14.4% 6,256   7,442 -1,310 -17.6%
Manufacturing 360 0.8% 478   418 -58 -13.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,166 2.7% 1,160   1,267 -101 -8.0%
Retail Trade 1,289 3.0% 1,229   1,323 -34 -2.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 934 2.2% 934   831 103 12.4%
Information 467 1.1% 455   486 -19 -3.9%
Finance and Insurance 900 2.1% 883   942 -42 -4.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 707 1.7% 662   749 -42 -5.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,328 5.5% 2,663   2,712 -384 -14.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 154 0.4% 164   216 -62 -28.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,287 12.4% 5,602   6,038 -751 -12.4%
Educational Services 804 1.9% 900   914 -110 -12.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,529 5.9% 2,518   2,627 -98 -3.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 970 2.3% 1,073   1,108 -138 -12.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,018 7.1% 4,013   3,373 -355 -10.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 846 2.0% 800   1,008 -162 -16.1%
Public Administration 834 2.0% 845   857 -23 -2.7%
Information Not Available 13,519 31.7% 12,641   14,979 -1,460 -9.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,636 9,556 12,163
Male 6,490 67.4% 6,341   8,364 -1,874 -22.4%
Female 3,146 32.6% 3,215   3,799 -653 -17.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,636 9,556 12,163
Hispanic or Latino 231 2.4% 225   247 -16 -6.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,334 86.5% 8,281   10,577 -2,243 -21.2%
Information Not Available 1,071 11.1% 1,050   1,339 -268 -20.0%
 
Race 9,636 9,556 12,163
American Indian or Alaskan Native 101 1.0% 102   140 -39 -27.9%
Asian 74 0.8% 75   66 8 12.1%
Black or African American 129 1.3% 131   197 -68 -34.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 8,837 91.7% 8,761   11,084 -2,247 -20.3%
Information Not Available 495 5.1% 487   676 -181 -26.8%
 
Years of Age 9,636 9,556 12,163
Younger than 22 196 1.1% 209   282 -86 -30.5%
22-24 399 2.3% 426   598 -199 -33.3%
25-34 2,157 12.3% 2,164   2,833 -676 -23.9%
35-44 1,919 10.9% 1,881   2,398 -479 -20.0%
45-54 2,088 11.9% 2,050   2,632 -544 -20.7%
55-59 1,157 6.6% 1,150   1,480 -323 -21.8%
60-64 946 5.4% 909   1,099 -153 -13.9%
65 and older 774 4.4% 767   841 -67 -8.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,636 9,556 12,163
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 185 1.9% 201   244 -59 -24.2%
Mining 20 0.2% 16   18 2 11.1%
Utilities 11 0.1% 9   12 -1 -8.3%
Construction 2,013 20.5% 1,809   2,708 -695 -25.7%
Manufacturing 956 9.7% 891   1,322 -366 -27.7%
Wholesale Trade 304 3.1% 265   341 -37 -10.9%
Retail Trade 700 7.1% 663   933 -233 -25.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 221 2.3% 220   250 -29 -11.6%
Information 60 0.6% 61   55 5 9.1%
Finance and Insurance 99 1.0% 91   121 -22 -18.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 87 0.9% 71   78 9 11.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 237 2.4% 233   195 42 21.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18 0.2% 22   15 3 20.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 924 9.4% 950   1,135 -211 -18.6%
Educational Services 85 0.9% 85   78 7 9.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 375 3.8% 337   415 -40 -9.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 192 2.0% 249   212 -20 -9.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,180 12.0% 1,388   1,548 -368 -23.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 178 1.8% 172   180 -2 -1.1%
Public Administration 141 1.4% 153   143 -2 -1.4%
Information Not Available 1,650 16.8% 1,670   2,160 -510 -23.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 97,250 101,280 108,075
Male 67,642 69.6% 69,320   76,575 -8,933 -11.7%
Female 27,465 28.2% 29,952   29,528 -2,063 -7.0%
Information Not Available 2,143 2.2% 2,008   1,972 171 8.7%
 
Ethnicity 97,250 101,280 108,075
Hispanic or Latino 8,176 8.4% 8,468   8,205 -29 -0.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 74,321 76.4% 77,855   83,012 -8,691 -10.5%
Information Not Available 14,753 15.2% 14,957   16,858 -2,105 -12.5%
 
Race 97,250 101,280 108,075
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,167 1.2% 1,221   1,313 -146 -11.1%
Asian 620 0.6% 873   789 -169 -21.4%
Black or African American 12,042 12.4% 12,943   12,283 -241 -2.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 82 0.1% 62   82 0 0.0%
White 61,673 63.4% 64,018   70,205 -8,532 -12.2%
Information Not Available 21,666 22.3% 22,163   23,403 -1,737 -7.4%
 
Years of Age 97,250 101,280 108,075
Younger than 22 2,647 1.7% 2,970   3,229 -582 -18.0%
22-24 5,198 3.4% 5,660   5,998 -800 -13.3%
25-34 22,758 15.0% 23,975   25,021 -2,263 -9.0%
35-44 20,997 13.8% 22,419   23,946 -2,949 -12.3%
45-54 23,591 15.5% 23,782   26,887 -3,296 -12.3%
55-59 11,283 7.4% 11,599   12,050 -767 -6.4%
60-64 6,853 4.5% 7,016   6,977 -124 -1.8%
65 and older 3,921 2.6% 3,855   3,961 -40 -1.0%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 4   6 -4 -66.7%
 
Industry 97,250 101,280 108,075
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,117 2.1% 2,308   2,270 -153 -6.7%
Mining 744 0.7% 1,081   1,038 -294 -28.3%
Utilities 209 0.2% 139   131 78 59.5%
Construction 22,767 22.9% 21,341   24,814 -2,047 -8.2%
Manufacturing 11,450 11.5% 12,814   14,102 -2,652 -18.8%
Wholesale Trade 3,712 3.7% 3,299   3,155 557 17.7%
Retail Trade 5,416 5.5% 5,582   5,929 -513 -8.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,179 3.2% 4,150   4,006 -827 -20.6%
Information 879 0.9% 901   887 -8 -0.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,326 1.3% 1,386   1,242 84 6.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,066 1.1% 1,019   1,230 -164 -13.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,542 4.6% 5,309   5,376 -834 -15.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,271 2.3% 2,227   1,874 397 21.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,933 14.0% 15,295   16,063 -2,130 -13.3%
Educational Services 722 0.7% 1,022   995 -273 -27.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,249 4.3% 4,416   4,774 -525 -11.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,748 3.8% 4,060   4,180 -432 -10.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,129 4.2% 4,527   4,364 -235 -5.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,386 2.4% 2,201   2,170 216 10.0%
Public Administration 1,795 1.8% 1,898   1,940 -145 -7.5%
Information Not Available 6,610 6.7% 6,305   7,535 -925 -12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 64,523 66,782 70,258
Male 50,623 78.5% 52,554   55,203 -4,580 -8.3%
Female 13,898 21.5% 14,194   15,051 -1,153 -7.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 34   4 -2 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 64,523 66,782 70,258
Hispanic or Latino 2,875 4.5% 3,118   3,018 -143 -4.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 55,404 85.9% 57,023   60,168 -4,764 -7.9%
Information Not Available 6,244 9.7% 6,641   7,072 -828 -11.7%
 
Race 64,523 66,782 70,258
American Indian or Alaskan Native 764 1.2% 829   837 -73 -8.7%
Asian 1,087 1.7% 1,049   1,148 -61 -5.3%
Black or African American 3,224 5.0% 3,302   3,309 -85 -2.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 101 0.2% 115   125 -24 -19.2%
White 54,280 84.1% 56,006   59,459 -5,179 -8.7%
Information Not Available 5,067 7.9% 5,481   5,380 -313 -5.8%
 
Years of Age 64,523 66,782 70,258
Younger than 22 1,268 1.1% 1,300   1,406 -138 -9.8%
22-24 3,216 2.8% 3,403   3,786 -570 -15.1%
25-34 15,935 14.1% 16,523   17,574 -1,639 -9.3%
35-44 13,931 12.3% 14,375   14,936 -1,005 -6.7%
45-54 13,713 12.1% 14,234   15,349 -1,636 -10.7%
55-59 7,934 7.0% 8,134   8,364 -430 -5.1%
60-64 5,403 4.8% 5,530   5,696 -293 -5.1%
65 and older 3,110 2.7% 3,248   3,136 -26 -0.8%
Information Not Available 13 0.0% 35   11 2 18.2%
 
Industry 64,523 66,782 70,258
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 974 1.5% 986   1,013 -39 -3.8%
Mining 722 1.1% 795   1,759 -1,037 -59.0%
Utilities 266 0.4% 260   221 45 20.4%
Construction 24,948 38.1% 25,970   26,593 -1,645 -6.2%
Manufacturing 7,209 11.0% 7,598   8,139 -930 -11.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,234 3.4% 2,239   2,371 -137 -5.8%
Retail Trade 3,211 4.9% 3,187   3,309 -98 -3.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,822 2.8% 1,803   1,846 -24 -1.3%
Information 657 1.0% 688   619 38 6.1%
Finance and Insurance 932 1.4% 882   999 -67 -6.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 656 1.0% 632   681 -25 -3.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,771 4.2% 2,804   2,942 -171 -5.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 895 1.4% 917   1,325 -430 -32.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,096 9.3% 6,101   6,528 -432 -6.6%
Educational Services 886 1.4% 970   918 -32 -3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,495 3.8% 2,463   2,744 -249 -9.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,151 1.8% 1,195   1,204 -53 -4.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,057 3.1% 2,325   2,262 -205 -9.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,423 2.2% 1,534   1,506 -83 -5.5%
Public Administration 1,347 2.1% 1,463   1,409 -62 -4.4%
Information Not Available 1,771 2.7% 1,970   1,870 -99 -5.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 34,658 37,432 41,975
Male 21,456 61.9% 23,168   27,006 -5,550 -20.6%
Female 13,155 38.0% 14,186   14,918 -1,763 -11.8%
Information Not Available 47 0.1% 78   51 -4 -7.8%
 
Ethnicity 34,658 37,432 41,975
Hispanic or Latino 1,490 4.3% 1,676   1,919 -429 -22.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,230 78.6% 30,172   33,390 -6,160 -18.4%
Information Not Available 5,938 17.1% 5,584   6,666 -728 -10.9%
 
Race 34,658 37,432 41,975
American Indian or Alaskan Native 194 0.6% 226   267 -73 -27.3%
Asian 314 0.9% 392   205 109 53.2%
Black or African American 5,913 17.1% 6,461   6,646 -733 -11.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 503 1.5% 704   1,422 -919 -64.6%
White 23,973 69.2% 26,362   30,574 -6,601 -21.6%
Information Not Available 3,761 10.9% 3,287   2,861 900 31.5%
 
Years of Age 34,658 37,432 41,975
Younger than 22 529 0.9% 566   782 -253 -32.4%
22-24 1,392 2.5% 1,527   1,915 -523 -27.3%
25-34 7,631 13.7% 8,283   9,873 -2,242 -22.7%
35-44 7,822 14.0% 8,412   9,423 -1,601 -17.0%
45-54 8,106 14.5% 8,700   9,781 -1,675 -17.1%
55-59 4,131 7.4% 4,529   4,824 -693 -14.4%
60-64 2,744 4.9% 2,971   3,008 -264 -8.8%
65 and older 2,303 4.1% 2,444   2,368 -65 -2.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 34,658 37,432 41,975
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 392 1.1% 482   494 -102 -20.6%
Mining 142 0.4% 162   270 -128 -47.4%
Utilities 47 0.1% 43   38 9 23.7%
Construction 6,124 17.5% 7,046   9,124 -3,000 -32.9%
Manufacturing 4,181 11.9% 3,851   4,312 -131 -3.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,202 3.4% 1,239   1,313 -111 -8.5%
Retail Trade 2,982 8.5% 3,042   3,384 -402 -11.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,278 3.6% 1,440   1,385 -107 -7.7%
Information 572 1.6% 560   525 47 9.0%
Finance and Insurance 831 2.4% 766   806 25 3.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 606 1.7% 597   649 -43 -6.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,404 4.0% 1,460   1,539 -135 -8.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 162 0.5% 167   199 -37 -18.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,458 12.7% 4,972   5,842 -1,384 -23.7%
Educational Services 494 1.4% 584   526 -32 -6.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,498 7.1% 2,638   2,916 -418 -14.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,644 4.7% 1,724   1,990 -346 -17.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,072 8.8% 3,695   3,947 -875 -22.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 760 2.2% 776   846 -86 -10.2%
Public Administration 389 1.1% 411   436 -47 -10.8%
Information Not Available 1,420 4.1% 1,777   1,434 -14 -1.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Feb 2017 Percent Jan 2017     Feb 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,355 12,889 13,515
Male 6,574 57.9% 7,525   8,278 -1,704 -20.6%