Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

May 2017

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
May 2017
May 2017 Apr 2017 Monthly Change May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,777,072 2,004,724 -227,652 1,997,302 -220,230 -11.0
Alaska 8,333 9,790 -1,457 9,482 -1,149 -12.1
Alabama 16,421 16,595 -174 20,357 -3,936 -19.3
Arkansas 12,208 12,391 -183 16,536 -4,328 -26.2
Arizona 30,534 27,992 2,542 33,320 -2,786 -8.4
California 350,150 383,248 -33,098 357,999 -7,849 -2.2
Colorado 24,175 24,334 -159 28,799 -4,624 -16.1
Connecticut 33,310 42,803 -9,493 35,106 -1,796 -5.1
District of Columbia 8,002 8,150 -148 7,145 857 12.0
Delaware 4,921 5,391 -470 5,596 -675 -12.1
Florida 43,661 42,952 709 46,954 -3,293 -7.0
Georgia 27,449 27,977 -528 30,948 -3,499 -11.3
Hawaii 7,497 7,577 -80 7,009 488 7.0
Iowa 15,841 19,695 -3,854 17,891 -2,050 -11.5
Idaho 5,853 7,581 -1,728 6,275 -422 -6.7
Illinois 107,145 124,852 -17,707 112,887 -5,742 -5.1
Indiana 19,112 21,649 -2,537 22,036 -2,924 -13.3
Kansas 10,026 10,704 -678 12,692 -2,666 -21.0
Kentucky 17,834 18,691 -857 21,576 -3,742 -17.3
Louisiana 17,553 17,993 -440 23,624 -6,071 -25.7
Massachusetts 51,656 62,677 -11,021 56,676 -5,020 -8.9
Maryland 32,168 36,078 -3,910 34,747 -2,579 -7.4
Maine 5,458 7,835 -2,377 6,064 -606 -10.0
Michigan 49,777 68,746 -18,969 66,692 -16,915 -25.4
Minnesota 32,004 44,846 -12,842 35,055 -3,051 -8.7
Missouri 23,441 24,094 -653 22,869 572 2.5
Mississippi 9,989 9,355 634 13,084 -3,095 -23.7
Montana 5,006 6,602 -1,596 5,817 -811 -13.9
North Carolina 20,435 20,183 252 24,916 -4,481 -18.0
North Dakota 2,508 4,543 -2,035 4,745 -2,237 -47.1
Nebraska 3,809 4,488 -679 3,979 -170 -4.3
New Hampshire 3,521 4,245 -724 4,188 -667 -15.9
New Jersey 84,914 101,416 -16,502 91,440 -6,526 -7.1
New Mexico 9,980 10,599 -619 12,544 -2,564 -20.4
Nevada 20,889 22,533 -1,644 23,050 -2,161 -9.4
New York 133,301 169,110 -35,809 145,057 -11,756 -8.1
Ohio 51,262 60,631 -9,369 56,034 -4,772 -8.5
Oklahoma 14,921 14,959 -38 23,686 -8,765 -37.0
Oregon 26,078 28,305 -2,227 27,076 -998 -3.7
Pennsylvania 103,323 118,276 -14,953 129,310 -25,987 -20.1
Puerto Rico 19,779 19,199 580 17,956 1,823 10.2
Rhode Island 7,651 9,213 -1,562 8,169 -518 -6.3
South Carolina 16,324 16,504 -180 18,376 -2,052 -11.2
South Dakota 1,231 1,808 -577 1,235 -4 -0.3
Tennessee 18,792 17,456 1,336 17,672 1,120 6.3
Texas 140,558 144,178 -3,620 180,507 -39,949 -22.1
Utah 9,050 9,696 -646 10,919 -1,869 -17.1
Virginia 27,920 27,665 255 33,116 -5,196 -15.7
Virgin Islands 194 185 9 270 -76 -28.1
Vermont 3,760 4,962 -1,202 4,206 -446 -10.6
Washington 48,388 52,935 -4,547 46,363 2,025 4.4
Wisconsin 26,148 36,081 -9,933 31,446 -5,298 -16.8
West Virginia 9,949 11,462 -1,513 17,275 -7,326 -42.4
Wyoming 2,863 3,494 -631 6,531 -3,668 -56.2
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,777,072   2,004,724   1,997,302 -220,230 -11.0
Male 985,379 55.4% 1,171,315   1,164,145 -178,766 -15.4%
Female 778,197 43.8% 817,290   818,909 -40,712 -5.0%
Information Not Available 13,496 0.8% 16,119   14,248 -752 -5.3%
 
Ethnicity 1,777,072   2,004,724   1,997,302    
Hispanic or Latino 359,513 20.2% 412,588   378,353 -18,840 -5.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,215,516 68.4% 1,363,496   1,358,242 -142,726 -10.5%
Information Not Available 202,123 11.4% 228,639   260,707 -58,584 -22.5%
 
Race 1,777,072   2,004,724   1,997,302
American Indian or Alaskan Native 23,545 1.3% 27,481   25,453 -1,908 -7.5%
Asian 67,174 3.8% 70,833   67,692 -518 -0.8%
Black or African American 328,084 18.4% 338,725   357,132 -29,048 -8.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,500 0.6% 12,273   12,475 -975 -7.8%
White 914,444 51.3% 1,058,179   1,033,270 -118,826 -11.5%
Information Not Available 437,472 24.5% 500,281   503,983 -66,511 -13.2%
 
Years of Age 1,777,072   2,004,724   1,997,302
Younger than 22 29,778 1.7% 34,201   36,914 -7,136 -19.3%
22-24 78,363 4.4% 85,898   89,345 -10,982 -12.3%
25-34 415,886 23.4% 456,805   465,675 -49,789 -10.7%
35-44 386,591 21.8% 429,781   436,810 -50,219 -11.5%
45-54 406,477 22.9% 467,441   471,351 -64,874 -13.8%
55-59 200,987 11.3% 231,643   219,055 -18,068 -8.2%
60-64 144,852 8.2% 163,440   155,693 -10,841 -7.0%
65 and older 101,336 5.7% 120,009   107,977 -6,641 -6.2%
Information Not Available 12,802 0.7% 15,506   14,482 -1,680 -11.6%
 
Industry 1,777,072   2,004,724   1,997,302
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 78,146 4.4% 97,961   67,627 10,519 15.6%
Mining 9,494 0.5% 12,676   47,622 -38,128 -80.1%
Utilities 4,330 0.2% 4,406   4,483 -153 -3.4%
Construction 212,511 12.0% 295,682   227,992 -15,481 -6.8%
Manufacturing 175,414 9.9% 193,995   226,152 -50,738 -22.4%
Wholesale Trade 62,524 3.5% 65,632   70,117 -7,593 -10.8%
Retail Trade 150,838 8.5% 156,135   150,026 812 0.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 61,003 3.4% 94,021   68,881 -7,878 -11.4%
Information 65,604 3.7% 66,106   75,441 -9,837 -13.0%
Finance and Insurance 58,987 3.3% 56,866   57,017 1,970 3.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 27,049 1.5% 29,276   27,687 -638 -2.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 109,663 6.2% 105,606   116,364 -6,701 -5.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13,725 0.8% 14,535   17,296 -3,571 -20.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 244,703 13.8% 273,866   255,004 -10,301 -4.0%
Educational Services 34,243 1.9% 37,735   36,209 -1,966 -5.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 150,285 8.5% 147,761   150,996 -711 -0.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 26,649 1.5% 32,986   27,691 -1,042 -3.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 99,022 5.6% 106,857   104,327 -5,305 -5.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 41,532 2.3% 46,245   48,258 -6,726 -13.9%
Public Administration 31,744 1.8% 37,697   29,018 2,726 9.4%
Information Not Available 119,606 6.7% 128,680   189,094 -69,488 -36.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,333 9,790 9,482 -1,149 -12.1
Male 5,169 62.0% 6,443   5,958 -789 -13.2%
Female 3,140 37.7% 3,326   3,464 -324 -9.4%
Information Not Available 24 0.3% 21   60 -36 -60.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,333   9,790   9,482    
Hispanic or Latino 4 0.0% 6   6 -2 -33.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,867 94.4% 9,307   9,000 -1,133 -12.6%
Information Not Available 462 5.5% 477   476 -14 -2.9%
 
Race 8,333 9,790 9,482
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,647 31.8% 3,001   3,074 -427 -13.9%
Asian 578 6.9% 505   516 62 12.0%
Black or African American 412 4.9% 403   447 -35 -7.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 234 2.8% 221   196 38 19.4%
White 3,996 48.0% 5,179   4,767 -771 -16.2%
Information Not Available 466 5.6% 481   482 -16 -3.3%
 
Years of Age 8,333 9,790 9,482
Younger than 22 161 1.4% 189   170 -9 -5.3%
22-24 382 3.3% 452   468 -86 -18.4%
25-34 2,307 19.6% 2,764   2,738 -431 -15.7%
35-44 2,001 17.0% 2,320   2,158 -157 -7.3%
45-54 1,695 14.4% 2,053   2,082 -387 -18.6%
55-59 914 7.8% 1,045   953 -39 -4.1%
60-64 588 5.0% 661   606 -18 -3.0%
65 and older 285 2.4% 306   307 -22 -7.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,333 9,790 9,482
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 21 0.3% 32   33 -12 -36.4%
Mining 316 3.8% 393   789 -473 -59.9%
Utilities 43 0.5% 63   52 -9 -17.3%
Construction 1,678 20.1% 2,399   1,658 20 1.2%
Manufacturing 643 7.7% 573   687 -44 -6.4%
Wholesale Trade 180 2.2% 171   143 37 25.9%
Retail Trade 848 10.2% 959   839 9 1.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 304 3.6% 392   373 -69 -18.5%
Information 82 1.0% 103   89 -7 -7.9%
Finance and Insurance 125 1.5% 148   133 -8 -6.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 175 2.1% 192   197 -22 -11.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 326 3.9% 318   425 -99 -23.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20 0.2% 33   25 -5 -20.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 509 6.1% 575   494 15 3.0%
Educational Services 245 2.9% 275   261 -16 -6.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 703 8.4% 730   797 -94 -11.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 80 1.0% 152   83 -3 -3.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 712 8.5% 789   703 9 1.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 271 3.2% 295   394 -123 -31.2%
Public Administration 764 9.1% 869   917 -153 -16.7%
Information Not Available 288 3.4% 329   390 -102 -26.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,421 16,595 20,357
Male 8,225 50.1% 8,774   10,905 -2,680 -24.6%
Female 8,179 49.8% 7,803   9,428 -1,249 -13.2%
Information Not Available 17 0.1% 18   24 -7 -29.2%
 
Ethnicity 16,421 16,595 20,357
Hispanic or Latino 237 1.4% 240   239 -2 -0.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,309 75.0% 12,350   14,797 -2,488 -16.8%
Information Not Available 3,875 23.6% 4,005   5,321 -1,446 -27.2%
 
Race 16,421 16,595 20,357
American Indian or Alaskan Native 860 5.2% 878   1,197 -337 -28.2%
Asian 430 2.6% 465   498 -68 -13.7%
Black or African American 6,980 42.5% 6,857   8,342 -1,362 -16.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1% 15   30 -18 -60.0%
White 7,382 45.0% 7,582   9,327 -1,945 -20.9%
Information Not Available 757 4.6% 798   963 -206 -21.4%
 
Years of Age 16,421 16,595 20,357
Younger than 22 47 0.2% 46   55 -8 -14.5%
22-24 64 0.3% 45   80 -16 -20.0%
25-34 710 3.3% 680   820 -110 -13.4%
35-44 2,828 13.1% 2,868   3,362 -534 -15.9%
45-54 3,654 16.9% 3,744   4,382 -728 -16.6%
55-59 1,810 8.4% 1,819   2,348 -538 -22.9%
60-64 2,164 10.0% 2,174   2,486 -322 -13.0%
65 and older 5,138 23.7% 5,206   6,817 -1,679 -24.6%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 13   7 -1 -14.3%
 
Industry 16,421 16,595 20,357
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 115 0.7% 127   127 -12 -9.4%
Mining 92 0.6% 114   525 -433 -82.5%
Utilities 64 0.4% 64   52 12 23.1%
Construction 1,561 9.4% 1,681   2,079 -518 -24.9%
Manufacturing 2,493 15.1% 2,791   3,415 -922 -27.0%
Wholesale Trade 567 3.4% 613   665 -98 -14.7%
Retail Trade 1,977 12.0% 2,025   2,096 -119 -5.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 542 3.3% 522   727 -185 -25.4%
Information 329 2.0% 342   232 97 41.8%
Finance and Insurance 478 2.9% 480   589 -111 -18.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 241 1.5% 253   240 1 0.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 979 5.9% 792   1,100 -121 -11.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 60 0.4% 58   66 -6 -9.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,251 13.6% 2,365   2,728 -477 -17.5%
Educational Services 244 1.5% 260   281 -37 -13.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,369 8.3% 1,324   1,628 -259 -15.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 93 0.6% 100   90 3 3.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,445 8.7% 1,066   1,652 -207 -12.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 353 2.1% 366   474 -121 -25.5%
Public Administration 231 1.4% 267   262 -31 -11.8%
Information Not Available 937 5.7% 985   1,329 -392 -29.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,208 12,391 16,536
Male 5,977 49.0% 7,114   8,975 -2,998 -33.4%
Female 5,447 44.6% 5,015   6,262 -815 -13.0%
Information Not Available 784 6.4% 262   1,299 -515 -39.6%
 
Ethnicity 12,208 12,391 16,536
Hispanic or Latino 104 0.9% 86   86 18 20.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,320 92.7% 12,043   15,151 -3,831 -25.3%
Information Not Available 784 6.4% 262   1,299 -515 -39.6%
 
Race 12,208 12,391 16,536
American Indian or Alaskan Native 144 1.2% 161   162 -18 -11.1%
Asian 13 0.1% 10   20 -7 -35.0%
Black or African American 3,278 26.9% 3,278   4,215 -937 -22.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 602 4.9% 602   812 -210 -25.9%
White 7,283 59.7% 7,992   9,942 -2,659 -26.7%
Information Not Available 888 7.3% 348   1,385 -497 -35.9%
 
Years of Age 12,208 12,391 16,536
Younger than 22 276 1.5% 295   423 -147 -34.8%
22-24 492 2.6% 551   800 -308 -38.5%
25-34 2,489 13.4% 2,591   3,593 -1,104 -30.7%
35-44 2,763 14.8% 2,765   3,698 -935 -25.3%
45-54 2,735 14.7% 2,982   3,570 -835 -23.4%
55-59 1,252 6.7% 1,312   1,479 -227 -15.3%
60-64 848 4.5% 994   1,024 -176 -17.2%
65 and older 569 3.1% 639   649 -80 -12.3%
Information Not Available 784 4.2% 262   1,300 -516 -39.7%
 
Industry 12,208 12,391 16,536
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 189 1.5% 458   222 -33 -14.9%
Mining 49 0.4% 83   813 -764 -94.0%
Utilities 19 0.2% 20   29 -10 -34.5%
Construction 982 7.9% 1,473   1,501 -519 -34.6%
Manufacturing 1,568 12.6% 1,653   2,412 -844 -35.0%
Wholesale Trade 623 5.0% 555   832 -209 -25.1%
Retail Trade 1,659 13.4% 1,376   1,480 179 12.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 410 3.3% 489   675 -265 -39.3%
Information 184 1.5% 158   173 11 6.4%
Finance and Insurance 264 2.1% 222   238 26 10.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 164 1.3% 174   184 -20 -10.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 492 4.0% 429   628 -136 -21.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 185 1.5% 162   66 119 180.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,127 9.1% 1,344   1,640 -513 -31.3%
Educational Services 167 1.3% 188   206 -39 -18.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,359 11.0% 1,166   1,498 -139 -9.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 76 0.6% 133   87 -11 -12.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 675 5.4% 673   919 -244 -26.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 241 1.9% 263   284 -43 -15.1%
Public Administration 242 2.0% 261   266 -24 -9.0%
Information Not Available 1,533 12.4% 1,111   2,383 -850 -35.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,534 27,992 33,320
Male 16,938 55.5% 15,225   19,040 -2,102 -11.0%
Female 13,582 44.5% 12,749   14,264 -682 -4.8%
Information Not Available 14 0.0% 18   16 -2 -12.5%
 
Ethnicity 30,534 27,992 33,320
Hispanic or Latino 12,895 42.2% 10,996   13,997 -1,102 -7.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,368 37.2% 11,226   12,823 -1,455 -11.3%
Information Not Available 6,271 20.5% 5,770   6,500 -229 -3.5%
 
Race 30,534 27,992 33,320
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,556 5.1% 1,563   1,767 -211 -11.9%
Asian 2,656 8.7% 2,218   2,302 354 15.4%
Black or African American 2,248 7.4% 2,212   2,325 -77 -3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 241 0.8% 218   281 -40 -14.2%
White 13,715 44.9% 13,213   17,790 -4,075 -22.9%
Information Not Available 10,118 33.1% 8,568   8,855 1,263 14.3%
 
Years of Age 30,534 27,992 33,320
Younger than 22 686 1.6% 585   812 -126 -15.5%
22-24 1,492 3.6% 1,285   1,670 -178 -10.7%
25-34 6,844 16.4% 6,292   7,326 -482 -6.6%
35-44 6,200 14.9% 5,783   6,725 -525 -7.8%
45-54 7,332 17.6% 6,842   8,279 -947 -11.4%
55-59 3,817 9.1% 3,434   3,967 -150 -3.8%
60-64 2,526 6.1% 2,336   2,765 -239 -8.6%
65 and older 1,637 3.9% 1,435   1,776 -139 -7.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 30,534 27,992 33,320
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6,182 16.8% 4,526   6,714 -532 -7.9%
Mining 48 0.1% 47   195 -147 -75.4%
Utilities 52 0.1% 56   61 -9 -14.8%
Construction 1,552 4.2% 1,636   1,972 -420 -21.3%
Manufacturing 1,592 4.3% 1,600   1,709 -117 -6.8%
Wholesale Trade 829 2.3% 790   909 -80 -8.8%
Retail Trade 2,043 5.6% 2,003   2,191 -148 -6.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 562 1.5% 592   687 -125 -18.2%
Information 421 1.1% 389   430 -9 -2.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,074 2.9% 1,084   1,098 -24 -2.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 456 1.2% 397   543 -87 -16.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,411 3.8% 1,229   1,510 -99 -6.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 102 0.3% 112   132 -30 -22.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,496 9.5% 3,402   3,775 -279 -7.4%
Educational Services 519 1.4% 547   775 -256 -33.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,208 6.0% 2,159   2,215 -7 -0.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 223 0.6% 233   248 -25 -10.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,167 3.2% 1,074   1,238 -71 -5.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 489 1.3% 480   511 -22 -4.3%
Public Administration 502 1.4% 533   617 -115 -18.6%
Information Not Available 5,606 15.3% 5,103   5,790 -184 -3.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 350,150 383,248 357,999
Male 196,173 56.0% 219,646   203,018 -6,845 -3.4%
Female 153,880 43.9% 163,602   154,787 -907 -0.6%
Information Not Available 97 0.0% 0   194 -97 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 350,150 383,248 357,999
Hispanic or Latino 148,364 42.4% 170,444   147,217 1,147 0.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 171,010 48.8% 180,104   177,593 -6,583 -3.7%
Information Not Available 30,776 8.8% 32,700   33,189 -2,413 -7.3%
 
Race 350,150 383,248 357,999
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,807 0.8% 4,125   2,329 478 20.5%
Asian 31,841 9.1% 34,713   31,248 593 1.9%
Black or African American 29,131 8.3% 30,487   31,928 -2,797 -8.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 107,232 30.6% 110,779   112,087 -4,855 -4.3%
Information Not Available 179,139 51.2% 203,144   180,407 -1,268 -0.7%
 
Years of Age 350,150 383,248 357,999
Younger than 22 6,581 1.5% 7,144   7,958 -1,377 -17.3%
22-24 19,550 4.6% 19,620   18,633 917 4.9%
25-34 90,198 21.1% 95,888   90,833 -635 -0.7%
35-44 70,553 16.5% 74,959   73,269 -2,716 -3.7%
45-54 74,424 17.4% 86,027   84,235 -9,811 -11.6%
55-59 39,099 9.1% 44,774   36,198 2,901 8.0%
60-64 28,937 6.8% 30,185   28,434 503 1.8%
65 and older 20,808 4.9% 24,651   18,439 2,369 12.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 350,150 383,248 357,999
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 58,745 14.4% 76,269   50,075 8,670 17.3%
Mining 484 0.1% 402   2,911 -2,427 -83.4%
Utilities 1,258 0.3% 1,308   1,456 -198 -13.6%
Construction 33,486 8.2% 37,932   31,928 1,558 4.9%
Manufacturing 27,873 6.8% 31,493   35,907 -8,034 -22.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,645 0.4% 2,113   1,456 189 13.0%
Retail Trade 24,969 6.1% 25,355   25,038 -69 -0.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 10,162 2.5% 13,281   11,160 -998 -8.9%
Information 30,002 7.3% 31,392   31,248 -1,246 -4.0%
Finance and Insurance 6,871 1.7% 5,333   7,181 -310 -4.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,291 0.8% 3,320   2,038 1,253 61.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,871 1.7% 6,741   8,055 -1,184 -14.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 70,843 17.3% 74,859   68,804 2,039 3.0%
Educational Services 8,033 2.0% 8,653   7,764 269 3.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 23,711 5.8% 22,035   25,426 -1,715 -6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,581 1.6% 6,339   6,405 176 2.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 14,711 3.6% 13,281   16,109 -1,398 -8.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 5,710 1.4% 7,144   9,899 -4,189 -42.3%
Public Administration 3,194 0.8% 4,025   3,688 -494 -13.4%
Information Not Available 11,710 2.9% 11,973   11,451 259 2.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,175 24,334 28,799
Male 13,125 54.3% 13,748   16,930 -3,805 -22.5%
Female 11,050 45.7% 10,586   11,869 -819 -6.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,175 24,334 28,799
Hispanic or Latino 4,397 18.2% 4,850   5,760 -1,363 -23.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,235 71.3% 17,049   20,322 -3,087 -15.2%
Information Not Available 2,543 10.5% 2,435   2,717 -174 -6.4%
 
Race 24,175 24,334 28,799
American Indian or Alaskan Native 494 2.0% 477   530 -36 -6.8%
Asian 540 2.2% 535   559 -19 -3.4%
Black or African American 1,568 6.5% 1,600   1,751 -183 -10.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 114 0.5% 99   106 8 7.5%
White 16,850 69.7% 16,937   20,448 -3,598 -17.6%
Information Not Available 4,609 19.1% 4,686   5,405 -796 -14.7%
 
Years of Age 24,175 24,334 28,799
Younger than 22 231 0.6% 287   334 -103 -30.8%
22-24 696 1.8% 712   953 -257 -27.0%
25-34 5,334 13.8% 5,205   6,732 -1,398 -20.8%
35-44 5,584 14.4% 5,513   6,658 -1,074 -16.1%
45-54 5,738 14.8% 5,865   6,875 -1,137 -16.5%
55-59 3,061 7.9% 3,128   3,552 -491 -13.8%
60-64 2,241 5.8% 2,285   2,393 -152 -6.4%
65 and older 1,289 3.3% 1,336   1,292 -3 -0.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 3   10 -9 -90.0%
 
Industry 24,175 24,334 28,799
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 137 0.6% 173   156 -19 -12.2%
Mining 254 1.0% 311   1,478 -1,224 -82.8%
Utilities 60 0.2% 60   56 4 7.1%
Construction 2,645 10.9% 3,331   3,529 -884 -25.0%
Manufacturing 1,640 6.7% 1,736   2,121 -481 -22.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,133 4.7% 1,155   1,472 -339 -23.0%
Retail Trade 2,073 8.5% 2,042   2,254 -181 -8.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 742 3.1% 802   964 -222 -23.0%
Information 1,111 4.6% 1,118   895 216 24.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,150 4.7% 1,087   1,081 69 6.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 563 2.3% 525   693 -130 -18.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,478 10.2% 2,415   2,823 -345 -12.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 263 1.1% 334   438 -175 -40.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,709 11.1% 2,775   3,139 -430 -13.7%
Educational Services 563 2.3% 555   643 -80 -12.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,983 8.2% 1,916   2,010 -27 -1.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 857 3.5% 531   913 -56 -6.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,104 8.7% 1,629   2,265 -161 -7.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 634 2.6% 662   676 -42 -6.2%
Public Administration 493 2.0% 583   480 13 2.7%
Information Not Available 583 2.4% 594   713 -130 -18.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 33,310 42,803 35,106
Male 18,793 56.4% 24,629   19,934 -1,141 -5.7%
Female 14,517 43.6% 18,174   15,172 -655 -4.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 33,310 42,803 35,106
Hispanic or Latino 5,246 15.7% 7,362   5,476 -230 -4.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,064 84.3% 35,441   29,630 -1,566 -5.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 33,310 42,803 35,106
American Indian or Alaskan Native 128 0.4% 170   108 20 18.5%
Asian 665 2.0% 761   703 -38 -5.4%
Black or African American 5,639 16.9% 6,615   5,643 -4 -0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,905 56.8% 24,413   19,590 -685 -3.5%
Information Not Available 7,973 23.9% 10,844   9,062 -1,089 -12.0%
 
Years of Age 33,310 42,803 35,106
Younger than 22 488 1.0% 568   496 -8 -1.6%
22-24 1,287 2.6% 1,539   496 791 159.5%
25-34 7,463 15.2% 9,171   7,935 -472 -5.9%
35-44 6,648 13.6% 8,569   6,878 -230 -3.3%
45-54 7,666 15.6% 10,191   8,239 -573 -7.0%
55-59 3,929 8.0% 5,110   4,094 -165 -4.0%
60-64 3,216 6.6% 4,103   3,317 -101 -3.0%
65 and older 2,613 5.3% 3,552   3,651 -1,038 -28.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 33,310 42,803 35,106
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 144 0.4% 216   190 -46 -24.2%
Mining 23 0.1% 44   16 7 43.8%
Utilities 56 0.2% 51   59 -3 -5.1%
Construction 4,526 13.5% 6,770   4,225 301 7.1%
Manufacturing 3,197 9.6% 3,418   3,929 -732 -18.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,343 4.0% 1,501   1,463 -120 -8.2%
Retail Trade 4,179 12.5% 4,308   4,235 -56 -1.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,403 4.2% 5,064   1,671 -268 -16.0%
Information 1,062 3.2% 1,338   686 376 54.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,528 4.6% 1,520   1,409 119 8.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 522 1.6% 632   529 -7 -1.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,995 6.0% 1,784   1,972 23 1.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 325 1.0% 308   270 55 20.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,769 11.3% 5,080   4,279 -510 -11.9%
Educational Services 760 2.3% 960   928 -168 -18.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,899 11.7% 3,935   4,072 -173 -4.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 659 2.0% 980   718 -59 -8.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,115 6.3% 2,803   2,403 -288 -12.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,000 3.0% 1,135   1,062 -62 -5.8%
Public Administration 316 0.9% 456   496 -180 -36.3%
Information Not Available 489 1.5% 500   494 -5 -1.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,002 8,150 7,145
Male 3,744 46.8% 3,925   3,259 485 14.9%
Female 4,254 53.2% 4,225   3,886 368 9.5%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 0   0 4 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,002 8,150 7,145
Hispanic or Latino 598 7.5% 649   534 64 12.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,349 91.8% 7,445   6,561 788 12.0%
Information Not Available 55 0.7% 56   50 5 10.0%
 
Race 8,002 8,150 7,145
American Indian or Alaskan Native 36 0.4% 34   31 5 16.1%
Asian 210 2.6% 235   204 6 2.9%
Black or African American 5,251 65.6% 5,320   4,964 287 5.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 22 0.3% 24   14 8 57.1%
White 1,712 21.4% 1,745   1,389 323 23.3%
Information Not Available 771 9.6% 792   543 228 42.0%
 
Years of Age 8,002 8,150 7,145
Younger than 22 125 1.4% 136   119 6 5.0%
22-24 393 4.3% 423   408 -15 -3.7%
25-34 2,271 24.9% 2,305   1,965 306 15.6%
35-44 1,769 19.4% 1,875   1,604 165 10.3%
45-54 1,716 18.8% 1,709   1,590 126 7.9%
55-59 776 8.5% 760   724 52 7.2%
60-64 605 6.6% 613   473 132 27.9%
65 and older 347 3.8% 329   262 85 32.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,002 8,150 7,145
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
Construction 12 0.1% 29   10 2 20.0%
Manufacturing 7 0.1% 6   2 5 250.0%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 2   2 -1 -50.0%
Retail Trade 19 0.2% 16   18 1 5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 15 0.2% 4   19 -4 -21.1%
Information 7 0.1% 8   7 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 10 0.1% 7   9 1 11.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3 0.0% 4   8 -5 -62.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 55 0.7% 39   44 11 25.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   4 -4 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 44 0.5% 49   41 3 7.3%
Educational Services 9 0.1% 7   8 1 12.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 14 0.2% 20   21 -7 -33.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3 0.0% 1   2 1 50.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 20 0.2% 22   24 -4 -16.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16 0.2% 15   12 4 33.3%
Public Administration 2 0.0% 2   3 -1 -33.3%
Information Not Available 7,763 97.0% 7,918   6,911 852 12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,921 5,391 5,596
Male 2,184 44.4% 2,420   2,602 -418 -16.1%
Female 2,417 49.1% 2,596   2,718 -301 -11.1%
Information Not Available 320 6.5% 375   276 44 15.9%
 
Ethnicity 4,921 5,391 5,596
Hispanic or Latino 351 7.0% 360   366 -15 -4.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,338 86.6% 4,656   4,954 -616 -12.4%
Information Not Available 320 6.4% 375   276 44 15.9%
 
Race 4,921 5,391 5,596
American Indian or Alaskan Native 15 0.3% 17   15 0 0.0%
Asian 71 1.4% 87   101 -30 -29.7%
Black or African American 1,980 40.2% 2,127   2,318 -338 -14.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0% 3   3 -1 -33.3%
White 2,561 52.0% 2,814   2,952 -391 -13.2%
Information Not Available 293 6.0% 342   207 86 41.5%
 
Years of Age 4,921 5,391 5,596
Younger than 22 80 1.1% 87   75 5 6.7%
22-24 201 2.8% 236   261 -60 -23.0%
25-34 1,170 16.6% 1,205   1,380 -210 -15.2%
35-44 1,074 15.2% 1,158   1,170 -96 -8.2%
45-54 1,094 15.5% 1,237   1,294 -200 -15.5%
55-59 558 7.9% 603   629 -71 -11.3%
60-64 429 6.1% 455   443 -14 -3.2%
65 and older 263 3.7% 342   278 -15 -5.4%
Information Not Available 52 0.7% 68   66 -14 -21.2%
 
Industry 4,921 5,391 5,596
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 15 0.3% 14   21 -6 -28.6%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 15 0.3% 13   7 8 114.3%
Construction 272 5.5% 325   456 -184 -40.4%
Manufacturing 381 7.7% 445   341 40 11.7%
Wholesale Trade 137 2.8% 165   168 -31 -18.5%
Retail Trade 774 15.7% 776   833 -59 -7.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 203 4.1% 206   201 2 1.0%
Information 66 1.3% 65   72 -6 -8.3%
Finance and Insurance 485 9.8% 478   515 -30 -5.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 75 1.5% 101   100 -25 -25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 386 7.8% 399   368 18 4.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.3% 16   18 -3 -16.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 855 17.3% 961   969 -114 -11.8%
Educational Services 69 1.4% 87   77 -8 -10.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 536 10.9% 542   681 -145 -21.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 69 1.4% 84   78 -9 -11.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 407 8.2% 518   456 -49 -10.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 116 2.4% 135   158 -42 -26.6%
Public Administration 41 0.8% 55   56 -15 -26.8%
Information Not Available 4 0.1% 6   19 -15 -78.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 43,661 42,952 46,954
Male 20,186 46.2% 20,376   22,461 -2,275 -10.1%
Female 23,391 53.6% 22,432   24,365 -974 -4.0%
Information Not Available 84 0.2% 144   128 -44 -34.4%
 
Ethnicity 43,661 42,952 46,954
Hispanic or Latino 11,671 26.7% 11,718   11,574 97 0.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,352 64.9% 27,324   31,034 -2,682 -8.6%
Information Not Available 3,638 8.3% 3,910   4,346 -708 -16.3%
 
Race 43,661 42,952 46,954
American Indian or Alaskan Native 229 0.5% 237   309 -80 -25.9%
Asian 709 1.6% 677   722 -13 -1.8%
Black or African American 11,321 25.9% 10,772   11,878 -557 -4.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 165 0.4% 196   204 -39 -19.1%
White 26,400 60.5% 25,796   28,364 -1,964 -6.9%
Information Not Available 4,837 11.1% 5,274   5,477 -640 -11.7%
 
Years of Age 43,661 42,952 46,954
Younger than 22 463 0.7% 411   482 -19 -3.9%
22-24 1,368 2.0% 1,279   1,371 -3 -0.2%
25-34 8,924 13.4% 8,375   9,232 -308 -3.3%
35-44 9,059 13.6% 8,712   9,544 -485 -5.1%
45-54 9,286 13.9% 9,134   10,044 -758 -7.5%
55-59 4,546 6.8% 4,467   4,889 -343 -7.0%
60-64 3,282 4.9% 3,280   3,287 -5 -0.2%
65 and older 2,293 3.4% 2,196   2,355 -62 -2.6%
Information Not Available 4,440 6.6% 5,098   5,750 -1,310 -22.8%
 
Industry 43,661 42,952 46,954
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 592 1.3% 509   759 -167 -22.0%
Mining 91 0.2% 73   186 -95 -51.1%
Utilities 70 0.2% 59   74 -4 -5.4%
Construction 2,619 5.9% 2,723   2,812 -193 -6.9%
Manufacturing 1,899 4.3% 2,022   2,229 -330 -14.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,794 4.1% 1,837   2,111 -317 -15.0%
Retail Trade 4,490 10.1% 4,289   4,488 2 0.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,219 2.8% 1,297   1,311 -92 -7.0%
Information 904 2.0% 848   1,055 -151 -14.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,175 4.9% 2,125   2,214 -39 -1.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,034 2.3% 1,042   1,115 -81 -7.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,538 8.0% 3,389   3,847 -309 -8.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 521 1.2% 454   496 25 5.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,309 18.8% 8,354   8,045 264 3.3%
Educational Services 885 2.0% 826   1,073 -188 -17.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,419 10.0% 4,112   4,199 220 5.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 656 1.5% 609   834 -178 -21.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,634 6.0% 2,398   3,146 -512 -16.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,187 2.7% 1,100   1,339 -152 -11.4%
Public Administration 632 1.4% 525   624 8 1.3%
Information Not Available 3,993 9.0% 4,361   4,997 -1,004 -20.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,449 27,977 30,948
Male 11,913 43.4% 12,644   13,962 -2,049 -14.7%
Female 14,046 51.2% 13,771   15,486 -1,440 -9.3%
Information Not Available 1,490 5.4% 1,562   1,500 -10 -0.7%
 
Ethnicity 27,449 27,977 30,948
Hispanic or Latino 32 0.1% 73   45 -13 -28.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,927 94.5% 26,342   29,403 -3,476 -11.8%
Information Not Available 1,490 5.4% 1,562   1,500 -10 -0.7%
 
Race 27,449 27,977 30,948
American Indian or Alaskan Native 109 0.4% 100   119 -10 -8.4%
Asian 496 1.8% 475   561 -65 -11.6%
Black or African American 15,353 55.9% 15,438   17,163 -1,810 -10.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 10,001 36.4% 10,402   11,605 -1,604 -13.8%
Information Not Available 1,490 5.4% 1,562   1,500 -10 -0.7%
 
Years of Age 27,449 27,977 30,948
Younger than 22 378 1.1% 381   488 -110 -22.5%
22-24 1,032 2.9% 1,023   1,382 -350 -25.3%
25-34 6,652 18.7% 6,610   7,635 -983 -12.9%
35-44 6,989 19.7% 6,950   7,605 -616 -8.1%
45-54 6,521 18.3% 6,808   7,390 -869 -11.8%
55-59 2,858 8.0% 3,005   3,235 -377 -11.7%
60-64 1,908 5.4% 2,093   2,031 -123 -6.1%
65 and older 1,111 3.1% 1,107   1,180 -69 -5.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 27,449 27,977 30,948
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 278 1.0% 361   290 -12 -4.1%
Mining 10 0.0% 8   13 -3 -23.1%
Utilities 42 0.2% 25   25 17 68.0%
Construction 1,042 3.8% 1,132   1,217 -175 -14.4%
Manufacturing 1,583 5.7% 1,886   2,469 -886 -35.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,087 3.9% 1,177   1,151 -64 -5.6%
Retail Trade 2,087 7.5% 2,036   2,350 -263 -11.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 458 1.7% 471   584 -126 -21.6%
Information 557 2.0% 492   491 66 13.4%
Finance and Insurance 937 3.4% 878   879 58 6.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 347 1.3% 354   387 -40 -10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,990 18.0% 5,190   5,756 -766 -13.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 41 0.1% 40   42 -1 -2.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 90 0.3% 84   79 11 13.9%
Educational Services 451 1.6% 493   508 -57 -11.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,371 4.9% 1,215   1,738 -367 -21.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 999 3.6% 984   1,208 -209 -17.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 184 0.7% 208   175 9 5.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 288 1.0% 230   376 -88 -23.4%
Public Administration 303 1.1% 323   316 -13 -4.1%
Information Not Available 10,304 37.2% 10,390   10,894 -590 -5.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,497 7,577 7,009
Male 5,294 70.6% 5,517   4,563 731 16.0%
Female 2,202 29.4% 2,060   2,444 -242 -9.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   2 -1 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,497 7,577 7,009
Hispanic or Latino 574 7.7% 566   556 18 3.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,016 66.9% 5,046   4,639 377 8.1%
Information Not Available 1,907 25.4% 1,964   1,814 93 5.1%
 
Race 7,497 7,577 7,009
American Indian or Alaskan Native 53 0.7% 61   51 2 3.9%
Asian 2,392 31.9% 2,338   2,177 215 9.9%
Black or African American 115 1.5% 123   120 -5 -4.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,330 31.1% 2,355   2,090 240 11.5%
White 1,609 21.5% 1,660   1,555 54 3.5%
Information Not Available 998 13.3% 1,040   1,016 -18 -1.8%
 
Years of Age 7,497 7,577 7,009
Younger than 22 98 1.2% 107   71 27 38.0%
22-24 293 3.5% 279   219 74 33.8%
25-34 1,723 20.4% 1,757   1,432 291 20.3%
35-44 1,752 20.7% 1,777   1,661 91 5.5%
45-54 1,722 20.4% 1,744   1,683 39 2.3%
55-59 807 9.5% 805   781 26 3.3%
60-64 645 7.6% 670   653 -8 -1.2%
65 and older 457 5.4% 438   509 -52 -10.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,497 7,577 7,009
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 288 3.7% 307   197 91 46.2%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Utilities 8 0.1% 14   7 1 14.3%
Construction 2,989 38.4% 3,142   2,040 949 46.5%
Manufacturing 176 2.3% 151   246 -70 -28.5%
Wholesale Trade 93 1.2% 118   119 -26 -21.8%
Retail Trade 329 4.2% 337   356 -27 -7.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 169 2.2% 181   218 -49 -22.5%
Information 205 2.6% 148   338 -133 -39.3%
Finance and Insurance 72 0.9% 69   82 -10 -12.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 92 1.2% 96   100 -8 -8.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 223 2.9% 189   271 -48 -17.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.6% 55   36 13 36.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 819 10.5% 789   760 59 7.8%
Educational Services 54 0.7% 47   35 19 54.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 297 3.8% 305   302 -5 -1.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 71 0.9% 72   83 -12 -14.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 506 6.5% 476   660 -154 -23.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 121 1.6% 134   165 -44 -26.7%
Public Administration 68 0.9% 80   81 -13 -16.0%
Information Not Available 867 11.1% 866   913 -46 -5.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,841 19,695 17,891
Male 9,432 59.5% 13,093   10,910 -1,478 -13.5%
Female 6,228 39.3% 6,383   6,739 -511 -7.6%
Information Not Available 181 1.1% 219   242 -61 -25.2%
 
Ethnicity 15,841 19,695 17,891
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   1,011 -1,011 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   15,805 -15,805 -100.0%
Information Not Available 15,841 100.0% 19,695   1,075 14,766 1373.6%
 
Race 15,841 19,695 17,891
American Indian or Alaskan Native 159 1.0% 118   261 -102 -39.1%
Asian 153 1.0% 158   295 -142 -48.1%
Black or African American 850 5.4% 717   1,473 -623 -42.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 6,726 42.5% 5,730   13,776 -7,050 -51.2%
Information Not Available 7,953 50.2% 12,972   2,086 5,867 281.3%
 
Years of Age 15,841 19,695 17,891
Younger than 22 259 1.2% 333   270 -11 -4.1%
22-24 615 2.9% 828   740 -125 -16.9%
25-34 3,534 16.8% 4,391   3,924 -390 -9.9%
35-44 3,650 17.3% 4,477   4,086 -436 -10.7%
45-54 3,594 17.0% 4,405   4,126 -532 -12.9%
55-59 1,868 8.9% 2,323   2,231 -363 -16.3%
60-64 1,473 7.0% 1,812   1,582 -109 -6.9%
65 and older 848 4.0% 1,126   927 -79 -8.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   5 -5 -100.0%
 
Industry 15,841 19,695 17,891
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 112 0.7% 148   130 -18 -13.8%
Mining 74 0.5% 257   69 5 7.2%
Utilities 21 0.1% 19   26 -5 -19.2%
Construction 3,326 20.8% 5,982   3,202 124 3.9%
Manufacturing 3,315 20.8% 3,672   4,568 -1,253 -27.4%
Wholesale Trade 635 4.0% 693   827 -192 -23.2%
Retail Trade 1,205 7.6% 1,328   1,397 -192 -13.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 531 3.3% 710   739 -208 -28.1%
Information 396 2.5% 377   513 -117 -22.8%
Finance and Insurance 536 3.4% 562   801 -265 -33.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 174 1.1% 195   192 -18 -9.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 786 4.9% 613   730 56 7.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.4% 60   64 -6 -9.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,501 9.4% 1,771   1,598 -97 -6.1%
Educational Services 287 1.8% 276   291 -4 -1.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,251 7.8% 1,277   1,120 131 11.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 135 0.8% 177   171 -36 -21.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 792 5.0% 730   838 -46 -5.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 384 2.4% 439   336 48 14.3%
Public Administration 178 1.1% 223   146 32 21.9%
Information Not Available 144 0.9% 186   133 11 8.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,853 7,581 6,275
Male 3,282 56.1% 4,757   3,586 -304 -8.5%
Female 2,570 43.9% 2,823   2,688 -118 -4.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,853 7,581 6,275
Hispanic or Latino 628 10.7% 820   775 -147 -19.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,278 73.1% 5,465   4,095 183 4.5%
Information Not Available 947 16.2% 1,296   1,405 -458 -32.6%
 
Race 5,853 7,581 6,275
American Indian or Alaskan Native 311 2.8% 395   265 46 17.4%
Asian 118 1.1% 147   98 20 20.4%
Black or African American 121 1.1% 149   99 22 22.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 52 0.5% 65   57 -5 -8.8%
White 8,802 79.8% 7,805   7,008 1,794 25.6%
Information Not Available 1,620 14.7% 2,083   1,456 164 11.3%
 
Years of Age 5,853 7,581 6,275
Younger than 22 105 0.7% 183   119 -14 -11.8%
22-24 230 1.6% 308   230 0 0.0%
25-34 1,103 7.8% 1,481   1,200 -97 -8.1%
35-44 1,223 8.7% 1,566   1,204 19 1.6%
45-54 1,420 10.1% 1,792   1,452 -32 -2.2%
55-59 748 5.3% 1,008   766 -18 -2.3%
60-64 552 3.9% 695   588 -36 -6.1%
65 and older 469 3.3% 544   703 -234 -33.3%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 4   13 -10 -76.9%
 
Industry 5,853 7,581 6,275
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 365 5.9% 779   260 105 40.4%
Mining 39 0.6% 85   131 -92 -70.2%
Utilities 9 0.1% 17   8 1 12.5%
Construction 595 9.6% 1,058   562 33 5.9%
Manufacturing 655 10.5% 948   805 -150 -18.6%
Wholesale Trade 265 4.3% 298   353 -88 -24.9%
Retail Trade 644 10.4% 710   634 10 1.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 330 5.3% 386   315 15 4.8%
Information 124 2.0% 134   102 22 21.6%
Finance and Insurance 198 3.2% 209   163 35 21.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 53 0.9% 75   88 -35 -39.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 310 5.0% 357   306 4 1.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.2% 24   24 -9 -37.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 573 9.2% 716   568 5 0.9%
Educational Services 101 1.6% 123   112 -11 -9.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 606 9.7% 561   623 -17 -2.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 91 1.5% 110   75 16 21.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 350 5.6% 385   320 30 9.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 128 2.1% 137   133 -5 -3.8%
Public Administration 136 2.2% 164   136 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 266 4.3% 305   557 -291 -52.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 107,145 124,852 112,887
Male 63,159 58.9% 79,455   66,573 -3,414 -5.1%
Female 43,246 40.4% 44,541   45,546 -2,300 -5.0%
Information Not Available 740 0.7% 856   768 -28 -3.6%
 
Ethnicity 107,145 124,852 112,887
Hispanic or Latino 15,183 14.2% 21,705   15,536 -353 -2.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 80,499 75.1% 89,682   85,452 -4,953 -5.8%
Information Not Available 11,463 10.7% 13,465   11,899 -436 -3.7%
 
Race 107,145 124,852 112,887
American Indian or Alaskan Native 579 0.5% 656   614 -35 -5.7%
Asian 2,534 2.4% 2,608   2,741 -207 -7.6%
Black or African American 27,588 25.7% 28,368   29,211 -1,623 -5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 227 0.2% 294   241 -14 -5.8%
White 64,876 60.5% 77,765   69,008 -4,132 -6.0%
Information Not Available 11,341 10.6% 15,161   11,072 269 2.4%
 
Years of Age 107,145 124,852 112,887
Younger than 22 1,118 0.7% 1,307   1,327 -209 -15.7%
22-24 3,931 2.4% 4,375   4,392 -461 -10.5%
25-34 24,603 15.1% 27,741   25,463 -860 -3.4%
35-44 24,991 15.3% 28,944   26,183 -1,192 -4.6%
45-54 26,412 16.2% 31,766   27,899 -1,487 -5.3%
55-59 12,820 7.9% 15,310   13,349 -529 -4.0%
60-64 8,800 5.4% 10,359   9,302 -502 -5.4%
65 and older 4,470 2.7% 5,050   4,972 -502 -10.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 107,145 124,852 112,887
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 431 0.4% 535   410 21 5.1%
Mining 306 0.3% 372   836 -530 -63.4%
Utilities 120 0.1% 152   162 -42 -25.9%
Construction 15,970 14.8% 23,182   15,633 337 2.2%
Manufacturing 13,375 12.4% 16,948   13,791 -416 -3.0%
Wholesale Trade 4,965 4.6% 5,296   5,421 -456 -8.4%
Retail Trade 8,735 8.1% 8,826   8,239 496 6.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,999 4.6% 5,939   4,789 210 4.4%
Information 2,172 2.0% 1,974   2,268 -96 -4.2%
Finance and Insurance 3,967 3.7% 3,915   3,913 54 1.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,556 1.4% 1,701   1,457 99 6.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,025 6.5% 7,262   7,418 -393 -5.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 899 0.8% 899   926 -27 -2.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 15,795 14.7% 18,992   17,442 -1,647 -9.4%
Educational Services 1,997 1.9% 2,151   2,811 -814 -29.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,870 6.4% 6,808   7,697 -827 -10.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,337 1.2% 2,071   1,432 -95 -6.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,240 4.9% 5,737   5,665 -425 -7.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,441 2.3% 2,646   2,911 -470 -16.1%
Public Administration 2,570 2.4% 2,370   2,600 -30 -1.2%
Information Not Available 6,375 5.9% 7,076   7,066 -691 -9.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,112 21,649 22,036
Male 11,025 57.7% 13,410   13,493 -2,468 -18.3%
Female 7,990 41.8% 8,140   8,499 -509 -6.0%
Information Not Available 97 0.5% 99   44 53 120.5%
 
Ethnicity 19,112 21,649 22,036
Hispanic or Latino 869 4.5% 1,026   1,057 -188 -17.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,665 76.7% 16,606   17,165 -2,500 -14.6%
Information Not Available 3,578 18.7% 4,017   3,814 -236 -6.2%
 
Race 19,112 21,649 22,036
American Indian or Alaskan Native 95 0.5% 94   110 -15 -13.6%
Asian 171 0.9% 153   127 44 34.6%
Black or African American 3,497 18.3% 3,691   3,729 -232 -6.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1% 24   27 -6 -22.2%
White 14,056 73.5% 16,197   16,668 -2,612 -15.7%
Information Not Available 1,272 6.7% 1,490   1,375 -103 -7.5%
 
Years of Age 19,112 21,649 22,036
Younger than 22 215 0.7% 240   268 -53 -19.8%
22-24 560 1.8% 653   691 -131 -19.0%
25-34 4,178 13.2% 4,692   4,612 -434 -9.4%
35-44 4,729 14.9% 5,385   5,490 -761 -13.9%
45-54 4,942 15.6% 5,676   5,837 -895 -15.3%
55-59 2,239 7.1% 2,556   2,690 -451 -16.8%
60-64 1,513 4.8% 1,621   1,680 -167 -9.9%
65 and older 736 2.3% 826   768 -32 -4.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,112 21,649 22,036
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 43 0.2% 52   56 -13 -23.2%
Mining 54 0.3% 62   109 -55 -50.5%
Utilities 33 0.2% 25   33 0 0.0%
Construction 3,046 15.9% 4,531   4,025 -979 -24.3%
Manufacturing 3,199 16.7% 3,360   4,122 -923 -22.4%
Wholesale Trade 754 3.9% 799   898 -144 -16.0%
Retail Trade 1,586 8.3% 1,556   1,455 131 9.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 724 3.8% 997   986 -262 -26.6%
Information 346 1.8% 358   277 69 24.9%
Finance and Insurance 657 3.4% 619   514 143 27.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 300 1.6% 294   344 -44 -12.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,012 5.3% 978   977 35 3.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 198 1.0% 198   102 96 94.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,957 10.2% 2,222   2,244 -287 -12.8%
Educational Services 334 1.7% 383   362 -28 -7.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,496 7.8% 1,541   1,537 -41 -2.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 181 0.9% 233   207 -26 -12.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 620 3.2% 635   689 -69 -10.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 471 2.5% 492   561 -90 -16.0%
Public Administration 146 0.8% 158   229 -83 -36.2%
Information Not Available 1,955 10.2% 2,156   2,309 -354 -15.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,026 10,704 12,692
Male 5,561 55.5% 6,263   7,427 -1,866 -25.1%
Female 4,465 44.5% 4,441   5,265 -800 -15.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 10,026 10,704 12,692
Hispanic or Latino 804 8.0% 906   1,001 -197 -19.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,656 46.4% 4,879   6,398 -1,742 -27.2%
Information Not Available 4,566 45.5% 4,919   5,293 -727 -13.7%
 
Race 10,026 10,704 12,692
American Indian or Alaskan Native 149 1.5% 157   190 -41 -21.6%
Asian 192 1.9% 217   171 21 12.3%
Black or African American 2,047 20.4% 2,195   2,702 -655 -24.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 27 0.3% 36   26 1 3.8%
White 6,987 69.7% 7,397   8,742 -1,755 -20.1%
Information Not Available 624 6.2% 702   861 -237 -27.5%
 
Years of Age 10,026 10,704 12,692
Younger than 22 113 0.7% 131   182 -69 -37.9%
22-24 348 2.2% 404   612 -264 -43.1%
25-34 2,219 13.7% 2,392   3,092 -873 -28.2%
35-44 2,388 14.8% 2,544   2,952 -564 -19.1%
45-54 2,444 15.1% 2,598   2,870 -426 -14.8%
55-59 1,177 7.3% 1,236   1,434 -257 -17.9%
60-64 832 5.1% 883   965 -133 -13.8%
65 and older 505 3.1% 516   585 -80 -13.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 10,026 10,704 12,692
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 39 0.4% 39   50 -11 -22.0%
Mining 87 0.9% 93   275 -188 -68.4%
Utilities 19 0.2% 24   11 8 72.7%
Construction 1,484 14.7% 1,869   1,851 -367 -19.8%
Manufacturing 1,140 11.3% 1,285   1,729 -589 -34.1%
Wholesale Trade 404 4.0% 461   511 -107 -20.9%
Retail Trade 761 7.6% 780   972 -211 -21.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 360 3.6% 420   500 -140 -28.0%
Information 258 2.6% 284   348 -90 -25.9%
Finance and Insurance 377 3.7% 361   365 12 3.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 162 1.6% 180   187 -25 -13.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 776 7.7% 696   973 -197 -20.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 61 0.6% 71   39 22 56.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,448 14.4% 1,490   1,660 -212 -12.8%
Educational Services 159 1.6% 155   296 -137 -46.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,078 10.7% 1,102   1,164 -86 -7.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 56 0.6% 69   75 -19 -25.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 440 4.4% 413   499 -59 -11.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 220 2.2% 200   267 -47 -17.6%
Public Administration 204 2.0% 195   217 -13 -6.0%
Information Not Available 493 4.9% 517   703 -210 -29.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,834 18,691 21,576
Male 10,401 58.3% 11,105   13,740 -3,339 -24.3%
Female 7,433 41.7% 7,586   7,836 -403 -5.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 17,834 18,691 21,576
Hispanic or Latino 18 0.1% 28   5 13 260.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 422 2.4% 431   394 28 7.1%
Information Not Available 17,394 97.5% 18,232   21,177 -3,783 -17.9%
 
Race 17,834 18,691 21,576
American Indian or Alaskan Native 60 0.3% 75   134 -74 -55.2%
Asian 78 0.4% 28   60 18 30.0%
Black or African American 2,753 15.4% 2,831   2,660 93 3.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0% 0   19 -14 -73.7%
White 14,796 83.0% 15,607   18,462 -3,666 -19.9%
Information Not Available 142 0.8% 150   241 -99 -41.1%
 
Years of Age 17,834 18,691 21,576
Younger than 22 156 0.5% 239   264 -108 -40.9%
22-24 596 1.9% 613   728 -132 -18.1%
25-34 3,597 11.6% 3,613   4,657 -1,060 -22.8%
35-44 4,359 14.1% 4,549   5,375 -1,016 -18.9%
45-54 4,538 14.6% 4,656   5,399 -861 -15.9%
55-59 2,000 6.5% 2,167   2,428 -428 -17.6%
60-64 1,629 5.3% 1,722   1,650 -21 -1.3%
65 and older 959 3.1% 1,128   1,070 -111 -10.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 4   5 -5 -100.0%
 
Industry 17,834 18,691 21,576
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 18 0.1% 23   37 -19 -51.4%
Mining 184 1.0% 154   1,529 -1,345 -88.0%
Utilities 69 0.4% 37   46 23 50.0%
Construction 2,822 15.8% 3,398   2,845 -23 -0.8%
Manufacturing 3,221 18.0% 3,201   4,245 -1,024 -24.1%
Wholesale Trade 615 3.4% 739   876 -261 -29.8%
Retail Trade 1,542 8.6% 1,624   1,469 73 5.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 775 4.3% 987   1,103 -328 -29.7%
Information 358 2.0% 290   306 52 17.0%
Finance and Insurance 716 4.0% 641   630 86 13.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 179 1.0% 304   334 -155 -46.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,000 5.6% 749   1,237 -237 -19.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 92 0.5% 150   60 32 53.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,808 10.1% 2,026   2,081 -273 -13.1%
Educational Services 229 1.3% 201   283 -54 -19.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,748 9.8% 1,783   1,548 200 12.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 229 1.3% 197   246 -17 -6.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 652 3.7% 576   876 -224 -25.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 344 1.9% 402   556 -212 -38.1%
Public Administration 225 1.3% 197   283 -58 -20.5%
Information Not Available 1,008 5.6% 1,012   986 22 2.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,553 17,993 23,624
Male 9,133 52.0% 9,656   14,270 -5,137 -36.0%
Female 8,398 47.8% 8,321   9,341 -943 -10.1%
Information Not Available 22 0.1% 16   13 9 69.2%
 
Ethnicity 17,553 17,993 23,624
Hispanic or Latino 784 4.5% 832   1,073 -289 -26.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,416 93.5% 16,804   22,546 -6,130 -27.2%
Information Not Available 353 2.0% 357   5 348 6960.0%
 
Race 17,553 17,993 23,624
American Indian or Alaskan Native 107 0.6% 111   191 -84 -44.0%
Asian 166 0.9% 195   237 -71 -30.0%
Black or African American 8,950 51.0% 8,925   11,456 -2,506 -21.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1% 14   28 -17 -60.7%
White 7,002 39.9% 7,445   11,340 -4,338 -38.3%
Information Not Available 1,317 7.5% 1,303   372 945 254.0%
 
Years of Age 17,553 17,993 23,624
Younger than 22 281 1.2% 287   396 -115 -29.0%
22-24 694 3.0% 696   1,023 -329 -32.2%
25-34 4,321 18.6% 4,316   5,881 -1,560 -26.5%
35-44 4,144 17.8% 4,172   5,599 -1,455 -26.0%
45-54 4,002 17.2% 4,093   5,418 -1,416 -26.1%
55-59 1,936 8.3% 2,069   2,697 -761 -28.2%
60-64 1,324 5.7% 1,413   1,607 -283 -17.6%
65 and older 851 3.7% 947   1,003 -152 -15.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 17,553 17,993 23,624
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 186 1.0% 266   188 -2 -1.1%
Mining 347 2.0% 413   1,379 -1,032 -74.8%
Utilities 40 0.2% 39   61 -21 -34.4%
Construction 2,966 16.7% 3,017   3,955 -989 -25.0%
Manufacturing 1,437 8.1% 1,579   2,808 -1,371 -48.8%
Wholesale Trade 540 3.0% 558   815 -275 -33.7%
Retail Trade 1,307 7.4% 1,334   1,722 -415 -24.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 708 4.0% 809   1,001 -293 -29.3%
Information 204 1.2% 197   377 -173 -45.9%
Finance and Insurance 398 2.2% 376   402 -4 -1.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 373 2.1% 378   547 -174 -31.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 911 5.1% 960   1,370 -459 -33.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 75 0.4% 68   100 -25 -25.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,604 9.0% 1,598   1,879 -275 -14.6%
Educational Services 314 1.8% 286   328 -14 -4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,769 10.0% 1,797   1,866 -97 -5.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 261 1.5% 270   355 -94 -26.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,435 8.1% 1,307   1,540 -105 -6.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 415 2.3% 454   619 -204 -33.0%
Public Administration 277 1.6% 298   300 -23 -7.7%
Information Not Available 1,986 11.2% 1,989   2,012 -26 -1.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 51,656 62,677 56,676
Male 30,100 58.3% 39,889   33,488 -3,388 -10.1%
Female 21,552 41.7% 22,785   23,185 -1,633 -7.0%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 3   3 1 33.3%
 
Ethnicity 51,656 62,677 56,676
Hispanic or Latino 6,794 13.2% 8,084   7,218 -424 -5.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,785 80.9% 50,908   45,966 -4,181 -9.1%
Information Not Available 3,077 6.0% 3,685   3,492 -415 -11.9%
 
Race 51,656 62,677 56,676
American Indian or Alaskan Native 291 0.6% 325   276 15 5.4%
Asian 1,955 3.8% 1,948   2,265 -310 -13.7%
Black or African American 5,164 10.0% 5,556   5,584 -420 -7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 127 0.2% 150   122 5 4.1%
White 36,681 71.0% 45,868   40,657 -3,976 -9.8%
Information Not Available 7,438 14.4% 8,830   7,772 -334 -4.3%
 
Years of Age 51,656 62,677 56,676
Younger than 22 812 1.0% 1,093   927 -115 -12.4%
22-24 2,137 2.6% 2,633   2,393 -256 -10.7%
25-34 11,548 13.8% 14,030   12,148 -600 -4.9%
35-44 10,933 13.0% 13,408   12,355 -1,422 -11.5%
45-54 12,460 14.9% 15,196   14,689 -2,229 -15.2%
55-59 6,068 7.2% 7,223   6,587 -519 -7.9%
60-64 4,547 5.4% 5,199   4,483 64 1.4%
65 and older 3,151 3.8% 3,895   3,094 57 1.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 51,656 62,677 56,676
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 331 0.6% 458   288 43 14.9%
Mining 50 0.1% 142   37 13 35.1%
Utilities 165 0.3% 173   136 29 21.3%
Construction 7,060 13.6% 11,594   7,528 -468 -6.2%
Manufacturing 4,625 8.9% 4,977   4,891 -266 -5.4%
Wholesale Trade 2,437 4.7% 2,538   2,419 18 0.7%
Retail Trade 4,592 8.8% 5,052   4,478 114 2.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,458 2.8% 2,002   1,392 66 4.7%
Information 1,329 2.6% 1,345   4,689 -3,360 -71.7%
Finance and Insurance 2,088 4.0% 2,073   2,127 -39 -1.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 950 1.8% 1,126   990 -40 -4.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,078 9.8% 5,333   4,911 167 3.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 294 0.6% 316   293 1 0.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,568 10.7% 7,590   6,201 -633 -10.2%
Educational Services 980 1.9% 1,004   1,072 -92 -8.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,290 10.2% 5,401   5,136 154 3.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 780 1.5% 1,470   751 29 3.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,640 7.0% 4,269   3,846 -206 -5.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,619 5.0% 2,950   3,173 -554 -17.5%
Public Administration 931 1.8% 1,234   780 151 19.4%
Information Not Available 1,391 2.7% 1,630   1,538 -147 -9.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,168 36,078 34,747
Male 13,322 41.4% 14,333   14,920 -1,598 -10.7%
Female 11,419 35.5% 11,818   12,685 -1,266 -10.0%
Information Not Available 7,427 23.1% 9,927   7,142 285 4.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,168 36,078 34,747
Hispanic or Latino 1,199 3.7% 1,386   1,425 -226 -15.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,771 70.8% 23,986   25,474 -2,703 -10.6%
Information Not Available 8,198 25.5% 10,706   7,848 350 4.5%
 
Race 32,168 36,078 34,747
American Indian or Alaskan Native 82 0.3% 101   95 -13 -13.7%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 11,694 36.4% 11,901   13,020 -1,326 -10.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 46 0.1% 45   47 -1 -2.1%
White 10,949 34.0% 11,939   12,312 -1,363 -11.1%
Information Not Available 9,397 29.2% 12,092   9,273 124 1.3%
 
Years of Age 32,168 36,078 34,747
Younger than 22 342 0.8% 348   451 -109 -24.2%
22-24 1,010 2.5% 1,064   1,273 -263 -20.7%
25-34 6,085 14.8% 6,369   6,841 -756 -11.1%
35-44 5,247 12.8% 5,525   6,021 -774 -12.9%
45-54 5,582 13.6% 5,916   6,341 -759 -12.0%
55-59 2,863 7.0% 3,107   2,886 -23 -0.8%
60-64 2,125 5.2% 2,247   2,155 -30 -1.4%
65 and older 1,487 3.6% 1,575   1,636 -149 -9.1%
Information Not Available 7,427 18.1% 9,927   7,143 284 4.0%
 
Industry 32,168 36,078 34,747
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 38 0.1% 44   50 -12 -24.0%
Mining 10 0.0% 15   48 -38 -79.2%
Utilities 31 0.1% 30   39 -8 -20.5%
Construction 3,050 9.5% 3,602   3,353 -303 -9.0%
Manufacturing 238 0.7% 277   336 -98 -29.2%
Wholesale Trade 903 2.8% 984   1,192 -289 -24.2%
Retail Trade 1,029 3.2% 1,095   1,230 -201 -16.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 722 2.2% 777   658 64 9.7%
Information 502 1.6% 454   567 -65 -11.5%
Finance and Insurance 957 3.0% 966   923 34 3.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 596 1.9% 602   569 27 4.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,552 7.9% 2,447   2,539 13 0.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 138 0.4% 147   87 51 58.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,684 11.4% 3,946   4,312 -628 -14.6%
Educational Services 680 2.1% 694   752 -72 -9.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,301 7.1% 2,338   2,672 -371 -13.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 328 1.0% 391   286 42 14.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,727 5.4% 1,972   2,256 -529 -23.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 688 2.1% 711   817 -129 -15.8%
Public Administration 514 1.6% 577   485 29 6.0%
Information Not Available 11,480 35.6% 14,009   11,576 -96 -0.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,458 7,835 6,064
Male 3,416 62.6% 5,310   3,877 -461 -11.9%
Female 2,042 37.4% 2,525   2,187 -145 -6.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,458 7,835 6,064
Hispanic or Latino 95 1.7% 171   92 3 3.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,772 87.4% 6,801   5,323 -551 -10.4%
Information Not Available 591 10.8% 863   649 -58 -8.9%
 
Race 5,458 7,835 6,064
American Indian or Alaskan Native 58 1.1% 83   72 -14 -19.4%
Asian 47 0.9% 50   46 1 2.2%
Black or African American 97 1.8% 106   106 -9 -8.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 5,011 91.8% 7,214   5,513 -502 -9.1%
Information Not Available 245 4.5% 382   327 -82 -25.1%
 
Years of Age 5,458 7,835 6,064
Younger than 22 136 1.4% 182   144 -8 -5.6%
22-24 175 1.8% 282   246 -71 -28.9%
25-34 1,202 12.1% 1,719   1,188 14 1.2%
35-44 1,077 10.8% 1,565   1,255 -178 -14.2%
45-54 1,255 12.6% 1,755   1,429 -174 -12.2%
55-59 706 7.1% 973   817 -111 -13.6%
60-64 542 5.5% 760   599 -57 -9.5%
65 and older 365 3.7% 599   386 -21 -5.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 5,458 7,835 6,064
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 508 8.5% 553   533 -25 -4.7%
Mining 3 0.1% 10   0 3 0.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 10   17 -10 -58.8%
Construction 588 9.9% 1,313   656 -68 -10.4%
Manufacturing 501 8.4% 705   669 -168 -25.1%
Wholesale Trade 160 2.7% 225   177 -17 -9.6%
Retail Trade 536 9.0% 657   587 -51 -8.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 232 3.9% 318   255 -23 -9.0%
Information 51 0.9% 53   39 12 30.8%
Finance and Insurance 86 1.4% 92   101 -15 -14.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 38 0.6% 61   55 -17 -30.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 149 2.5% 184   175 -26 -14.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7 0.1% 10   16 -9 -56.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 349 5.8% 644   384 -35 -9.1%
Educational Services 60 1.0% 62   68 -8 -11.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 390 6.5% 385   425 -35 -8.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 104 1.7% 123   137 -33 -24.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 324 5.4% 584   361 -37 -10.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 98 1.6% 132   98 0 0.0%
Public Administration 65 1.1% 96   76 -11 -14.5%
Information Not Available 1,202 20.1% 1,618   1,235 -33 -2.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 49,777 68,746 66,692
Male 27,642 55.5% 43,844   39,977 -12,335 -30.9%
Female 20,766 41.7% 23,305   25,244 -4,478 -17.7%
Information Not Available 1,369 2.8% 1,597   1,471 -102 -6.9%
 
Ethnicity 49,777 68,746 66,692
Hispanic or Latino 2,153 4.3% 4,709   2,760 -607 -22.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,556 77.5% 52,659   51,705 -13,149 -25.4%
Information Not Available 9,068 18.2% 11,378   12,227 -3,159 -25.8%
 
Race 49,777 68,746 66,692
American Indian or Alaskan Native 412 0.8% 708   537 -125 -23.3%
Asian 518 1.0% 565   820 -302 -36.8%
Black or African American 9,853 19.8% 10,796   13,273 -3,420 -25.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 45 0.1% 47   59 -14 -23.7%
White 27,690 55.6% 41,171   36,964 -9,274 -25.1%
Information Not Available 11,259 22.6% 15,459   15,039 -3,780 -25.1%
 
Years of Age 49,777 68,746 66,692
Younger than 22 992 1.3% 1,714   1,261 -269 -21.3%
22-24 2,392 3.2% 3,519   3,319 -927 -27.9%
25-34 12,139 16.5% 16,159   15,655 -3,516 -22.5%
35-44 10,904 14.8% 15,102   15,126 -4,222 -27.9%
45-54 11,988 16.2% 16,384   16,981 -4,993 -29.4%
55-59 5,848 7.9% 8,100   7,696 -1,848 -24.0%
60-64 3,681 5.0% 5,027   4,545 -864 -19.0%
65 and older 1,831 2.5% 2,739   2,107 -276 -13.1%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   2 0 0.0%
 
Industry 49,777 68,746 66,692
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 487 1.0% 1,004   485 2 0.4%
Mining 77 0.2% 315   280 -203 -72.5%
Utilities 83 0.2% 132   81 2 2.5%
Construction 5,544 11.0% 13,867   6,436 -892 -13.9%
Manufacturing 8,678 17.3% 9,840   16,220 -7,542 -46.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,569 5.1% 2,264   3,232 -663 -20.5%
Retail Trade 3,157 6.3% 3,958   3,164 -7 -0.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,483 3.0% 2,296   2,274 -791 -34.8%
Information 841 1.7% 801   650 191 29.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,324 2.6% 1,324   1,301 23 1.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 691 1.4% 872   865 -174 -20.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,489 6.9% 3,584   4,310 -821 -19.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,440 4.9% 3,046   5,665 -3,225 -56.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,592 11.1% 8,911   6,598 -1,006 -15.2%
Educational Services 644 1.3% 694   732 -88 -12.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,094 8.1% 4,177   4,176 -82 -2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 659 1.3% 1,379   679 -20 -2.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,561 5.1% 3,293   2,643 -82 -3.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,370 2.7% 1,686   1,387 -17 -1.2%
Public Administration 611 1.2% 865   656 -45 -6.9%
Information Not Available 3,383 6.7% 4,438   4,858 -1,475 -30.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 32,004 44,846 35,055
Male 20,186 63.1% 32,390   22,932 -2,746 -12.0%
Female 11,814 36.9% 12,452   12,122 -308 -2.5%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   1 3 300.0%
 
Ethnicity 32,004 44,846 35,055
Hispanic or Latino 1,291 4.0% 1,891   1,410 -119 -8.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,291 85.3% 38,418   29,706 -2,415 -8.1%
Information Not Available 3,422 10.7% 4,537   3,939 -517 -13.1%
 
Race 32,004 44,846 35,055
American Indian or Alaskan Native 457 1.4% 659   504 -47 -9.3%
Asian 795 2.5% 863   932 -137 -14.7%
Black or African American 2,863 8.9% 3,033   2,750 113 4.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 64 0.2% 86   71 -7 -9.9%
White 24,878 77.7% 36,487   27,702 -2,824 -10.2%
Information Not Available 2,947 9.2% 3,718   3,096 -149 -4.8%
 
Years of Age 32,004 44,846 35,055
Younger than 22 357 0.7% 621   412 -55 -13.3%
22-24 1,170 2.2% 1,932   1,376 -206 -15.0%
25-34 7,117 13.2% 10,333   8,200 -1,083 -13.2%
35-44 7,060 13.1% 9,851   7,505 -445 -5.9%
45-54 7,411 13.7% 9,944   8,266 -855 -10.3%
55-59 4,250 7.9% 5,910   4,477 -227 -5.1%
60-64 2,983 5.5% 4,028   3,135 -152 -4.8%
65 and older 1,648 3.1% 2,217   1,676 -28 -1.7%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 10   8 0 0.0%
 
Industry 32,004 44,846 35,055
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 472 1.5% 721   459 13 2.8%
Mining 117 0.4% 430   324 -207 -63.9%
Utilities 117 0.4% 147   137 -20 -14.6%
Construction 6,572 20.2% 14,550   7,962 -1,390 -17.5%
Manufacturing 3,743 11.5% 5,462   5,116 -1,373 -26.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,534 4.7% 1,688   1,528 6 0.4%
Retail Trade 2,352 7.2% 2,656   2,221 131 5.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,158 3.6% 1,525   1,139 19 1.7%
Information 634 2.0% 615   567 67 11.8%
Finance and Insurance 980 3.0% 934   893 87 9.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 440 1.4% 540   460 -20 -4.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,359 7.3% 2,412   2,365 -6 -0.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 609 1.9% 711   878 -269 -30.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,841 8.7% 3,776   2,963 -122 -4.1%
Educational Services 702 2.2% 751   701 1 0.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,492 7.7% 2,487   2,512 -20 -0.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 465 1.4% 534   431 34 7.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,717 5.3% 1,760   1,694 23 1.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,047 3.2% 1,123   1,016 31 3.1%
Public Administration 500 1.5% 736   497 3 0.6%
Information Not Available 1,153 3.6% 1,288   1,192 -39 -3.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,441 24,094 22,869
Male 12,529 53.4% 13,553   12,805 -276 -2.2%
Female 10,876 46.4% 10,513   10,034 842 8.4%
Information Not Available 36 0.2% 28   30 6 20.0%
 
Ethnicity 23,441 24,094 22,869
Hispanic or Latino 960 4.1% 952   921 39 4.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,388 78.4% 18,957   16,470 1,918 11.6%
Information Not Available 4,093 17.5% 4,185   5,478 -1,385 -25.3%
 
Race 23,441 24,094 22,869
American Indian or Alaskan Native 143 0.6% 147   136 7 5.1%
Asian 209 0.9% 215   128 81 63.3%
Black or African American 5,262 22.4% 5,196   5,006 256 5.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 265 1.1% 255   938 -673 -71.7%
White 14,930 63.7% 15,719   13,851 1,079 7.8%
Information Not Available 2,632 11.2% 2,562   2,810 -178 -6.3%
 
Years of Age 23,441 24,094 22,869
Younger than 22 257 0.7% 276   343 -86 -25.1%
22-24 929 2.6% 880   1,106 -177 -16.0%
25-34 5,201 14.3% 5,377   5,431 -230 -4.2%
35-44 5,342 14.7% 5,587   5,250 92 1.8%
45-54 5,746 15.8% 5,836   5,552 194 3.5%
55-59 2,872 7.9% 2,978   2,653 219 8.3%
60-64 1,942 5.3% 1,969   1,613 329 20.4%
65 and older 1,152 3.2% 1,191   920 232 25.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 23,441 24,094 22,869
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 109 0.5% 136   102 7 6.9%
Mining 48 0.2% 60   101 -53 -52.5%
Utilities 34 0.1% 34   23 11 47.8%
Construction 3,175 13.5% 3,740   2,253 922 40.9%
Manufacturing 2,753 11.7% 2,706   5,405 -2,652 -49.1%
Wholesale Trade 936 4.0% 1,022   759 177 23.3%
Retail Trade 2,402 10.2% 2,497   1,906 496 26.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 813 3.5% 900   701 112 16.0%
Information 475 2.0% 471   367 108 29.4%
Finance and Insurance 803 3.4% 822   628 175 27.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 370 1.6% 394   296 74 25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,484 6.3% 1,275   1,245 239 19.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 147 0.6% 143   117 30 25.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,922 12.4% 3,016   2,832 90 3.2%
Educational Services 418 1.8% 415   403 15 3.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,680 11.4% 2,537   2,314 366 15.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 236 1.0% 355   204 32 15.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,784 7.6% 1,687   1,389 395 28.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 584 2.5% 579   655 -71 -10.8%
Public Administration 239 1.0% 271   188 51 27.1%
Information Not Available 1,029 4.4% 1,034   981 48 4.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
May 2017 Percent Apr 2017     May 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,989 9,355 13,084
Male 4,829 48.3% 4,894   6,912 -2,083 -30.1%
Female 5,149 51.5% 4,449   6,150 -1,001 -16.3%