Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

November 2017

The Virgin Islands data are estimated for the month of November 2017 due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
November 2017
Nov 2017 Oct 2017 Monthly Change Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,612,778 1,595,318 17,460 1,840,087 -227,309 -12.4
Alaska 8,542 6,485 2,057 10,084 -1,542 -15.3
Alabama 15,944 15,999 -55 19,351 -3,407 -17.6
Arkansas 12,255 11,844 411 14,398 -2,143 -14.9
Arizona 22,185 26,438 -4,253 28,167 -5,982 -21.2
California 253,566 301,414 -47,848 352,407 -98,841 -28.0
Colorado 19,760 19,324 436 25,055 -5,295 -21.1
Connecticut 29,910 29,495 415 34,290 -4,380 -12.8
District of Columbia 8,423 8,270 153 8,409 14 0.2
Delaware 4,682 3,980 702 3,622 1,060 29.3
Florida 37,980 50,116 -12,136 44,371 -6,391 -14.4
Georgia 23,481 28,597 -5,116 29,871 -6,390 -21.4
Hawaii 7,162 7,620 -458 7,644 -482 -6.3
Iowa 14,144 12,111 2,033 15,549 -1,405 -9.0
Idaho 5,845 4,099 1,746 6,676 -831 -12.4
Illinois 89,182 87,968 1,214 97,193 -8,011 -8.2
Indiana 13,325 13,472 -147 19,612 -6,287 -32.1
Kansas 9,558 11,376 -1,818 10,641 -1,083 -10.2
Kentucky 15,373 15,782 -409 19,103 -3,730 -19.5
Louisiana 18,547 18,119 428 23,278 -4,731 -20.3
Massachusetts 48,313 45,640 2,673 46,636 1,677 3.6
Maryland 31,373 30,435 938 33,384 -2,011 -6.0
Maine 4,528 3,176 1,352 4,779 -251 -5.3
Michigan 46,573 45,797 776 51,757 -5,184 -10.0
Minnesota 36,246 25,020 11,226 35,408 838 2.4
Missouri 24,858 25,132 -274 23,104 1,754 7.6
Mississippi 9,089 9,206 -117 11,283 -2,194 -19.4
Montana 7,308 4,327 2,981 6,729 579 8.6
North Carolina 19,203 19,249 -46 22,574 -3,371 -14.9
North Dakota 3,134 1,752 1,382 2,966 168 5.7
Nebraska 3,866 3,560 306 3,868 -2 -0.1
New Hampshire 3,293 3,128 165 3,595 -302 -8.4
New Jersey 82,561 80,071 2,490 92,313 -9,752 -10.6
New Mexico 9,699 8,839 860 12,381 -2,682 -21.7
Nevada 20,338 18,693 1,645 21,956 -1,618 -7.4
New York 132,207 122,451 9,756 137,256 -5,049 -3.7
Ohio 46,220 42,007 4,213 49,321 -3,101 -6.3
Oklahoma 13,856 13,876 -20 19,287 -5,431 -28.2
Oregon 26,316 23,364 2,952 27,769 -1,453 -5.2
Pennsylvania 101,816 94,144 7,672 109,825 -8,009 -7.3
Puerto Rico 20,391 17,011 3,380 18,577 1,814 9.8
Rhode Island 6,412 6,174 238 7,258 -846 -11.7
South Carolina 18,129 16,884 1,245 18,449 -320 -1.7
South Dakota 1,429 913 516 1,496 -67 -4.5
Tennessee 17,601 18,803 -1,202 16,903 698 4.1
Texas 134,057 128,471 5,586 157,889 -23,832 -15.1
Utah 9,346 8,071 1,275 9,961 -615 -6.2
Virginia 26,771 26,354 417 27,822 -1,051 -3.8
Virgin Islands 208 271 -63 289 -81 -28.0
Vermont 3,072 2,202 870 3,336 -264 -7.9
Washington 56,818 46,532 10,286 46,721 10,097 21.6
Wisconsin 26,058 21,506 4,552 29,721 -3,663 -12.3
West Virginia 9,282 8,018 1,264 11,598 -2,316 -20.0
Wyoming 2,543 1,732 811 4,155 -1,612 -38.8
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,612,778   1,595,318   1,840,087 -227,309 -12.4
Male 876,726 54.4% 827,439   1,031,143 -154,417 -15.0%
Female 724,869 44.9% 755,021   794,624 -69,755 -8.8%
Information Not Available 11,183 0.7% 12,858   14,320 -3,137 -21.9%
 
Ethnicity 1,612,778   1,595,318   1,840,087    
Hispanic or Latino 302,069 18.7% 307,069   351,840 -49,771 -14.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,133,230 70.3% 1,109,267   1,236,055 -102,825 -8.3%
Information Not Available 177,477 11.0% 178,978   252,190 -74,713 -29.6%
 
Race 1,612,778   1,595,318   1,840,087
American Indian or Alaskan Native 23,809 1.5% 20,524   25,019 -1,210 -4.8%
Asian 56,328 3.5% 61,741   66,342 -10,014 -15.1%
Black or African American 306,732 19.0% 323,872   328,752 -22,020 -6.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,950 0.7% 11,515   12,010 -60 -0.5%
White 853,349 52.8% 804,593   929,314 -75,965 -8.2%
Information Not Available 365,072 22.6% 375,537   480,428 -115,356 -24.0%
 
Years of Age 1,612,778   1,595,318   1,840,087
Younger than 22 30,308 1.9% 28,397   36,073 -5,765 -16.0%
22-24 69,769 4.3% 68,457   81,829 -12,060 -14.7%
25-34 378,834 23.5% 375,879   433,764 -54,930 -12.7%
35-44 359,781 22.3% 354,322   394,069 -34,288 -8.7%
45-54 364,655 22.6% 361,633   424,575 -59,920 -14.1%
55-59 179,936 11.2% 177,365   201,539 -21,603 -10.7%
60-64 127,307 7.9% 128,723   146,946 -19,639 -13.4%
65 and older 91,328 5.7% 88,058   107,423 -16,095 -15.0%
Information Not Available 10,858 0.7% 12,474   13,869 -3,011 -21.7%
 
Industry 1,612,778   1,595,318   1,840,087
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 61,675 3.8% 52,157   65,568 -3,893 -5.9%
Mining 8,298 0.5% 7,079   18,750 -10,452 -55.7%
Utilities 3,358 0.2% 3,907   4,139 -781 -18.9%
Construction 185,968 11.5% 145,995   192,941 -6,973 -3.6%
Manufacturing 146,877 9.1% 157,673   189,521 -42,644 -22.5%
Wholesale Trade 57,409 3.6% 61,693   64,990 -7,581 -11.7%
Retail Trade 126,227 7.8% 135,969   141,197 -14,970 -10.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 52,396 3.2% 53,068   59,504 -7,108 -11.9%
Information 49,023 3.0% 58,081   59,084 -10,061 -17.0%
Finance and Insurance 49,880 3.1% 51,759   54,188 -4,308 -8.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 24,592 1.5% 23,297   26,381 -1,789 -6.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 97,269 6.0% 104,965   107,003 -9,734 -9.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,094 0.7% 12,131   11,651 -557 -4.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 217,576 13.5% 219,788   243,520 -25,944 -10.7%
Educational Services 46,620 2.9% 50,719   54,592 -7,972 -14.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 143,917 8.9% 152,145   148,775 -4,858 -3.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 33,802 2.1% 22,952   34,742 -940 -2.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 102,899 6.4% 91,762   106,993 -4,094 -3.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 42,856 2.7% 42,372   47,605 -4,749 -10.0%
Public Administration 34,129 2.1% 31,413   35,562 -1,433 -4.0%
Information Not Available 116,914 7.2% 116,350   173,381 -56,467 -32.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,542 6,485 10,084 -1,542 -15.3
Male 5,076 59.4% 3,548   6,333 -1,257 -19.8%
Female 3,444 40.3% 2,923   3,725 -281 -7.5%
Information Not Available 22 0.3% 14   26 -4 -15.4%
 
Ethnicity 8,542   6,485   10,084    
Hispanic or Latino 6 0.1% 0   12 -6 -50.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,188 95.9% 6,174   9,565 -1,377 -14.4%
Information Not Available 348 4.1% 311   507 -159 -31.4%
 
Race 8,542 6,485 10,084
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,621 30.7% 1,775   2,627 -6 -0.2%
Asian 475 5.6% 497   632 -157 -24.8%
Black or African American 402 4.7% 338   452 -50 -11.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 215 2.5% 200   218 -3 -1.4%
White 4,475 52.4% 3,364   5,638 -1,163 -20.6%
Information Not Available 354 4.1% 311   517 -163 -31.5%
 
Years of Age 8,542 6,485 10,084
Younger than 22 149 1.2% 115   218 -69 -31.7%
22-24 371 3.0% 274   482 -111 -23.0%
25-34 2,492 20.1% 1,784   2,920 -428 -14.7%
35-44 2,015 16.2% 1,448   2,226 -211 -9.5%
45-54 1,712 13.8% 1,395   2,159 -447 -20.7%
55-59 857 6.9% 654   1,004 -147 -14.6%
60-64 607 4.9% 553   717 -110 -15.3%
65 and older 339 2.7% 262   358 -19 -5.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,542 6,485 10,084
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 29 0.3% 43   75 -46 -61.3%
Mining 295 3.4% 264   425 -130 -30.6%
Utilities 38 0.4% 15   55 -17 -30.9%
Construction 1,602 18.7% 806   2,189 -587 -26.8%
Manufacturing 758 8.8% 709   859 -101 -11.8%
Wholesale Trade 111 1.3% 122   162 -51 -31.5%
Retail Trade 769 9.0% 613   810 -41 -5.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 468 5.5% 343   535 -67 -12.5%
Information 88 1.0% 75   95 -7 -7.4%
Finance and Insurance 141 1.6% 88   150 -9 -6.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 162 1.9% 100   202 -40 -19.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 284 3.3% 216   356 -72 -20.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 0.2% 18   32 -15 -46.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 485 5.7% 343   607 -122 -20.1%
Educational Services 232 2.7% 217   229 3 1.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 678 7.9% 624   623 55 8.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 182 2.1% 129   173 9 5.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 746 8.7% 652   930 -184 -19.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 312 3.6% 193   299 13 4.3%
Public Administration 889 10.4% 655   949 -60 -6.3%
Information Not Available 256 3.0% 260   329 -73 -22.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,944 15,999 19,351
Male 7,887 49.5% 7,672   10,129 -2,242 -22.1%
Female 8,002 50.2% 8,311   9,199 -1,197 -13.0%
Information Not Available 55 0.3% 16   23 32 139.1%
 
Ethnicity 15,944 15,999 19,351
Hispanic or Latino 236 1.5% 210   250 -14 -5.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,794 74.0% 11,929   14,117 -2,323 -16.5%
Information Not Available 3,914 24.5% 3,860   4,984 -1,070 -21.5%
 
Race 15,944 15,999 19,351
American Indian or Alaskan Native 848 5.3% 738   1,131 -283 -25.0%
Asian 437 2.7% 382   552 -115 -20.8%
Black or African American 6,783 42.5% 7,069   8,060 -1,277 -15.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1% 18   10 2 20.0%
White 6,994 43.9% 6,987   8,663 -1,669 -19.3%
Information Not Available 870 5.5% 805   935 -65 -7.0%
 
Years of Age 15,944 15,999 19,351
Younger than 22 44 0.2% 36   33 11 33.3%
22-24 53 0.3% 46   69 -16 -23.2%
25-34 594 2.8% 633   615 -21 -3.4%
35-44 2,571 12.3% 2,588   3,019 -448 -14.8%
45-54 3,411 16.3% 3,460   4,225 -814 -19.3%
55-59 1,773 8.5% 1,864   2,122 -349 -16.4%
60-64 2,019 9.7% 2,015   2,377 -358 -15.1%
65 and older 5,433 26.0% 5,351   6,880 -1,447 -21.0%
Information Not Available 46 0.2% 6   11 35 318.2%
 
Industry 15,944 15,999 19,351
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 148 0.9% 139   185 -37 -20.0%
Mining 55 0.3% 50   142 -87 -61.3%
Utilities 52 0.3% 57   70 -18 -25.7%
Construction 1,309 8.1% 1,267   1,901 -592 -31.1%
Manufacturing 2,582 16.0% 2,533   3,197 -615 -19.2%
Wholesale Trade 603 3.7% 605   747 -144 -19.3%
Retail Trade 1,829 11.4% 1,942   2,303 -474 -20.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 403 2.5% 419   520 -117 -22.5%
Information 242 1.5% 255   200 42 21.0%
Finance and Insurance 502 3.1% 442   545 -43 -7.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 209 1.3% 228   260 -51 -19.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 819 5.1% 907   1,038 -219 -21.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 53 0.3% 54   52 1 1.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,274 14.1% 2,167   2,802 -528 -18.8%
Educational Services 448 2.8% 501   517 -69 -13.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,497 9.3% 1,592   1,480 17 1.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 114 0.7% 109   151 -37 -24.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,087 6.8% 1,146   1,338 -251 -18.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 404 2.5% 406   446 -42 -9.4%
Public Administration 207 1.3% 211   256 -49 -19.1%
Information Not Available 1,107 6.9% 969   1,201 -94 -7.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,255 11,844 14,398
Male 6,315 51.5% 5,900   7,375 -1,060 -14.4%
Female 4,913 40.1% 5,115   5,897 -984 -16.7%
Information Not Available 1,027 8.4% 829   1,126 -99 -8.8%
 
Ethnicity 12,255 11,844 14,398
Hispanic or Latino 97 0.8% 110   69 28 40.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,131 90.8% 10,905   13,203 -2,072 -15.7%
Information Not Available 1,027 8.4% 829   1,126 -99 -8.8%
 
Race 12,255 11,844 14,398
American Indian or Alaskan Native 160 1.3% 129   162 -2 -1.2%
Asian 17 0.1% 18   19 -2 -10.5%
Black or African American 3,107 25.4% 3,155   3,865 -758 -19.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 593 4.8% 579   675 -82 -12.1%
White 7,254 59.2% 7,024   8,482 -1,228 -14.5%
Information Not Available 1,124 9.2% 939   1,195 -71 -5.9%
 
Years of Age 12,255 11,844 14,398
Younger than 22 254 1.4% 251   341 -87 -25.5%
22-24 547 2.9% 492   668 -121 -18.1%
25-34 2,486 13.3% 2,386   3,095 -609 -19.7%
35-44 2,676 14.3% 2,662   3,170 -494 -15.6%
45-54 2,556 13.7% 2,578   3,088 -532 -17.2%
55-59 1,227 6.6% 1,205   1,339 -112 -8.4%
60-64 843 4.5% 844   937 -94 -10.0%
65 and older 639 3.4% 597   634 5 0.8%
Information Not Available 1,027 5.5% 829   1,126 -99 -8.8%
 
Industry 12,255 11,844 14,398
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 280 2.2% 94   327 -47 -14.4%
Mining 73 0.6% 70   106 -33 -31.1%
Utilities 35 0.3% 25   26 9 34.6%
Construction 1,108 8.8% 934   1,265 -157 -12.4%
Manufacturing 1,631 13.0% 1,794   2,194 -563 -25.7%
Wholesale Trade 624 5.0% 600   654 -30 -4.6%
Retail Trade 1,202 9.6% 1,295   1,345 -143 -10.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 388 3.1% 386   555 -167 -30.1%
Information 157 1.3% 146   153 4 2.6%
Finance and Insurance 193 1.5% 198   239 -46 -19.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 161 1.3% 138   185 -24 -13.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 450 3.6% 488   497 -47 -9.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 90 0.7% 112   41 49 119.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,318 10.5% 1,274   1,454 -136 -9.4%
Educational Services 222 1.8% 274   363 -141 -38.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,188 9.5% 1,236   1,473 -285 -19.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 136 1.1% 89   164 -28 -17.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 607 4.8% 618   693 -86 -12.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 320 2.6% 291   325 -5 -1.5%
Public Administration 212 1.7% 231   290 -78 -26.9%
Information Not Available 1,860 14.8% 1,551   2,049 -189 -9.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,185 26,438 28,167
Male 11,160 50.3% 13,384   15,023 -3,863 -25.7%
Female 11,015 49.7% 13,044   13,122 -2,107 -16.1%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 10   22 -12 -54.5%
 
Ethnicity 22,185 26,438 28,167
Hispanic or Latino 7,001 31.6% 9,844   8,854 -1,853 -20.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,916 49.2% 11,488   13,408 -2,492 -18.6%
Information Not Available 4,268 19.2% 5,106   5,905 -1,637 -27.7%
 
Race 22,185 26,438 28,167
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,484 6.7% 1,454   1,948 -464 -23.8%
Asian 1,090 4.9% 1,737   1,802 -712 -39.5%
Black or African American 1,981 8.9% 2,239   2,318 -337 -14.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 234 1.1% 222   309 -75 -24.3%
White 11,983 54.0% 12,879   15,163 -3,180 -21.0%
Information Not Available 5,413 24.4% 7,907   6,627 -1,214 -18.3%
 
Years of Age 22,185 26,438 28,167
Younger than 22 390 1.2% 503   523 -133 -25.4%
22-24 972 3.0% 1,224   1,296 -324 -25.0%
25-34 5,167 16.0% 5,960   6,418 -1,251 -19.5%
35-44 4,951 15.3% 5,790   6,179 -1,228 -19.9%
45-54 5,077 15.7% 6,135   6,801 -1,724 -25.3%
55-59 2,553 7.9% 3,181   3,241 -688 -21.2%
60-64 1,887 5.8% 2,245   2,299 -412 -17.9%
65 and older 1,188 3.7% 1,400   1,410 -222 -15.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,185 26,438 28,167
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,093 4.7% 2,899   1,418 -325 -22.9%
Mining 57 0.2% 49   84 -27 -32.1%
Utilities 40 0.2% 40   61 -21 -34.4%
Construction 1,423 6.1% 1,326   2,178 -755 -34.7%
Manufacturing 1,247 5.4% 1,352   1,685 -438 -26.0%
Wholesale Trade 750 3.2% 990   1,026 -276 -26.9%
Retail Trade 1,779 7.6% 2,002   2,259 -480 -21.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 525 2.3% 611   639 -114 -17.8%
Information 387 1.7% 432   461 -74 -16.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,093 4.7% 1,197   1,123 -30 -2.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 402 1.7% 437   530 -128 -24.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,201 5.2% 1,372   1,492 -291 -19.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 77 0.3% 88   110 -33 -30.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,099 13.3% 3,382   3,627 -528 -14.6%
Educational Services 629 2.7% 717   874 -245 -28.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,228 9.6% 2,507   2,515 -287 -11.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 304 1.3% 253   308 -4 -1.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,205 5.2% 1,285   1,362 -157 -11.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 499 2.1% 549   560 -61 -10.9%
Public Administration 556 2.4% 574   762 -206 -27.0%
Information Not Available 3,591 15.4% 4,376   5,093 -1,502 -29.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 253,566 301,414 352,407
Male 132,357 52.2% 156,257   200,952 -68,595 -34.1%
Female 121,115 47.8% 145,063   151,264 -30,149 -19.9%
Information Not Available 94 0.0% 94   191 -97 -50.8%
 
Ethnicity 253,566 301,414 352,407
Hispanic or Latino 102,692 40.5% 123,425   143,619 -40,927 -28.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 128,578 50.7% 150,237   176,682 -48,104 -27.2%
Information Not Available 22,296 8.8% 27,752   32,106 -9,810 -30.6%
 
Race 253,566 301,414 352,407
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,834 1.1% 2,352   3,536 -702 -19.9%
Asian 25,508 10.1% 29,069   32,393 -6,885 -21.3%
Black or African American 24,563 9.7% 29,539   31,151 -6,588 -21.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 75,673 29.8% 89,276   109,602 -33,929 -31.0%
Information Not Available 124,988 49.3% 151,178   175,725 -50,737 -28.9%
 
Years of Age 253,566 301,414 352,407
Younger than 22 5,007 1.6% 5,833   9,269 -4,262 -46.0%
22-24 12,848 4.1% 15,993   17,869 -5,021 -28.1%
25-34 63,109 20.3% 77,611   92,687 -29,578 -31.9%
35-44 57,534 18.5% 64,723   69,277 -11,743 -17.0%
45-54 55,928 18.0% 63,218   80,171 -24,243 -30.2%
55-59 27,964 9.0% 32,362   34,878 -6,914 -19.8%
60-64 17,666 5.7% 24,271   28,667 -11,001 -38.4%
65 and older 13,510 4.3% 17,309   19,493 -5,983 -30.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 94   96 -96 -100.0%
 
Industry 253,566 301,414 352,407
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 45,253 15.1% 40,170   52,555 -7,302 -13.9%
Mining 283 0.1% 659   1,720 -1,437 -83.5%
Utilities 567 0.2% 1,223   860 -293 -34.1%
Construction 18,139 6.1% 20,884   29,813 -11,674 -39.2%
Manufacturing 20,217 6.8% 23,895   32,298 -12,081 -37.4%
Wholesale Trade 850 0.3% 1,505   1,529 -679 -44.4%
Retail Trade 14,171 4.7% 22,202   25,035 -10,864 -43.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,613 2.2% 8,467   8,027 -1,414 -17.6%
Information 19,745 6.6% 26,999   30,673 -10,928 -35.6%
Finance and Insurance 4,629 1.5% 4,704   6,880 -2,251 -32.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,173 0.7% 1,787   2,102 71 3.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,290 1.8% 6,867   7,167 -1,877 -26.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 56,496 18.9% 69,427   73,005 -16,509 -22.6%
Educational Services 10,203 3.4% 11,289   12,804 -2,601 -20.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16,533 5.5% 21,637   22,455 -5,922 -26.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,346 1.5% 4,421   5,829 -1,483 -25.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 11,809 4.0% 15,052   13,473 -1,664 -12.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 5,668 1.9% 7,432   10,033 -4,365 -43.5%
Public Administration 2,551 0.9% 3,104   3,631 -1,080 -29.7%
Information Not Available 8,030 2.7% 9,690   12,518 -4,488 -35.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,760 19,324 25,055
Male 10,401 52.6% 9,750   13,923 -3,522 -25.3%
Female 9,358 47.4% 9,573   11,131 -1,773 -15.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,760 19,324 25,055
Hispanic or Latino 3,890 19.7% 3,538   4,732 -842 -17.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,866 70.2% 13,803   17,894 -4,028 -22.5%
Information Not Available 2,004 10.1% 1,983   2,429 -425 -17.5%
 
Race 19,760 19,324 25,055
American Indian or Alaskan Native 349 1.8% 356   439 -90 -20.5%
Asian 432 2.2% 453   566 -134 -23.7%
Black or African American 1,307 6.6% 1,306   1,509 -202 -13.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 60 0.3% 70   77 -17 -22.1%
White 13,764 69.7% 13,559   17,721 -3,957 -22.3%
Information Not Available 3,848 19.5% 3,580   4,743 -895 -18.9%
 
Years of Age 19,760 19,324 25,055
Younger than 22 212 0.7% 174   271 -59 -21.8%
22-24 496 1.6% 449   708 -212 -29.9%
25-34 4,254 13.5% 4,097   5,457 -1,203 -22.0%
35-44 4,472 14.2% 4,496   5,654 -1,182 -20.9%
45-54 4,732 15.0% 4,683   6,073 -1,341 -22.1%
55-59 2,490 7.9% 2,428   3,181 -691 -21.7%
60-64 1,943 6.2% 1,888   2,368 -425 -17.9%
65 and older 1,155 3.7% 1,106   1,329 -174 -13.1%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 3   14 -8 -57.1%
 
Industry 19,760 19,324 25,055
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 218 1.1% 136   232 -14 -6.0%
Mining 157 0.8% 186   570 -413 -72.5%
Utilities 38 0.2% 33   58 -20 -34.5%
Construction 1,995 10.0% 1,686   2,328 -333 -14.3%
Manufacturing 1,343 6.7% 1,393   1,890 -547 -28.9%
Wholesale Trade 994 5.0% 1,021   1,326 -332 -25.0%
Retail Trade 1,512 7.6% 1,580   2,105 -593 -28.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 517 2.6% 500   758 -241 -31.8%
Information 825 4.1% 898   1,150 -325 -28.3%
Finance and Insurance 903 4.5% 951   974 -71 -7.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 484 2.4% 477   604 -120 -19.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,024 10.1% 2,223   2,461 -437 -17.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 232 1.2% 228   313 -81 -25.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,303 11.5% 2,198   2,838 -535 -18.9%
Educational Services 645 3.2% 681   845 -200 -23.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,873 9.4% 1,925   2,056 -183 -8.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 577 2.9% 457   675 -98 -14.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,510 7.6% 1,287   1,789 -279 -15.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 528 2.6% 528   636 -108 -17.0%
Public Administration 602 3.0% 448   740 -138 -18.6%
Information Not Available 480 2.4% 488   707 -227 -32.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,910 29,495 34,290
Male 16,393 54.8% 15,381   18,756 -2,363 -12.6%
Female 13,517 45.2% 14,114   15,534 -2,017 -13.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 29,910 29,495 34,290
Hispanic or Latino 4,993 16.7% 4,688   5,352 -359 -6.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,917 83.3% 24,807   28,938 -4,021 -13.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 29,910 29,495 34,290
American Indian or Alaskan Native 121 0.4% 114   146 -25 -17.1%
Asian 561 1.9% 618   680 -119 -17.5%
Black or African American 5,055 16.9% 5,260   5,638 -583 -10.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 16,952 56.7% 16,462   19,340 -2,388 -12.3%
Information Not Available 7,221 24.1% 7,041   8,486 -1,265 -14.9%
 
Years of Age 29,910 29,495 34,290
Younger than 22 590 1.3% 510   639 -49 -7.7%
22-24 1,295 2.9% 1,229   1,486 -191 -12.9%
25-34 6,697 15.2% 6,541   7,828 -1,131 -14.4%
35-44 5,895 13.4% 5,879   6,767 -872 -12.9%
45-54 6,782 15.4% 6,849   7,888 -1,106 -14.0%
55-59 3,587 8.1% 3,528   4,113 -526 -12.8%
60-64 2,849 6.5% 2,808   3,123 -274 -8.8%
65 and older 2,215 5.0% 2,151   2,446 -231 -9.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 29,910 29,495 34,290
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 193 0.6% 122   214 -21 -9.8%
Mining 12 0.0% 15   9 3 33.3%
Utilities 38 0.1% 41   48 -10 -20.8%
Construction 3,406 11.3% 2,716   3,567 -161 -4.5%
Manufacturing 3,023 10.0% 3,100   3,779 -756 -20.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,289 4.3% 1,336   1,450 -161 -11.1%
Retail Trade 3,457 11.5% 3,535   3,757 -300 -8.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,144 3.8% 1,209   1,605 -461 -28.7%
Information 536 1.8% 612   1,015 -479 -47.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,215 4.0% 1,303   1,458 -243 -16.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 451 1.5% 462   495 -44 -8.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,742 5.8% 1,951   1,877 -135 -7.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 296 1.0% 344   283 13 4.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,602 12.0% 3,245   4,026 -424 -10.5%
Educational Services 1,124 3.7% 1,193   1,223 -99 -8.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,828 12.7% 4,083   4,299 -471 -11.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 772 2.6% 563   870 -98 -11.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,887 6.3% 1,780   2,080 -193 -9.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,012 3.4% 1,032   1,068 -56 -5.2%
Public Administration 396 1.3% 342   665 -269 -40.5%
Information Not Available 487 1.6% 511   502 -15 -3.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,423 8,270 8,409
Male 3,843 45.6% 3,673   3,830 13 0.3%
Female 4,580 54.4% 4,595   4,579 1 0.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,423 8,270 8,409
Hispanic or Latino 615 7.3% 572   674 -59 -8.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,792 92.5% 7,663   7,688 104 1.4%
Information Not Available 16 0.2% 35   47 -31 -66.0%
 
Race 8,423 8,270 8,409
American Indian or Alaskan Native 38 0.5% 33   35 3 8.6%
Asian 203 2.4% 222   199 4 2.0%
Black or African American 5,787 68.7% 5,560   5,851 -64 -1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.2% 21   24 -5 -20.8%
White 1,528 18.1% 1,629   1,527 1 0.1%
Information Not Available 848 10.1% 805   773 75 9.7%
 
Years of Age 8,423 8,270 8,409
Younger than 22 151 1.6% 133   132 19 14.4%
22-24 435 4.6% 399   448 -13 -2.9%
25-34 2,354 25.1% 2,324   2,375 -21 -0.9%
35-44 1,987 21.2% 1,952   1,879 108 5.7%
45-54 1,747 18.6% 1,722   1,760 -13 -0.7%
55-59 832 8.9% 813   844 -12 -1.4%
60-64 557 5.9% 571   636 -79 -12.4%
65 and older 360 3.8% 356   335 25 7.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,423 8,270 8,409
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 17 0.2% 15   15 2 13.3%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 2   3 -2 -66.7%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 2   2 -1 -50.0%
Retail Trade 19 0.2% 17   18 1 5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 13 0.2% 10   5 8 160.0%
Information 10 0.1% 6   4 6 150.0%
Finance and Insurance 11 0.1% 7   9 2 22.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7 0.1% 2   10 -3 -30.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 56 0.7% 51   50 6 12.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 45 0.5% 54   57 -12 -21.1%
Educational Services 9 0.1% 8   11 -2 -18.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16 0.2% 23   15 1 6.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 17 0.2% 24   17 0 0.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 10 0.1% 13   15 -5 -33.3%
Public Administration 2 0.0% 6   4 -2 -50.0%
Information Not Available 8,188 97.2% 8,029   8,172 16 0.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,682 3,980 3,622
Male 1,981 42.3% 1,720   1,558 423 27.2%
Female 2,406 51.4% 1,998   1,821 585 32.1%
Information Not Available 295 6.3% 262   243 52 21.4%
 
Ethnicity 4,682 3,980 3,622
Hispanic or Latino 326 7.0% 290   235 91 38.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,061 86.7% 3,428   3,142 919 29.2%
Information Not Available 295 6.3% 262   243 52 21.4%
 
Race 4,682 3,980 3,622
American Indian or Alaskan Native 15 0.3% 16   12 3 25.0%
Asian 95 2.0% 84   65 30 46.2%
Black or African American 2,004 42.8% 1,727   1,413 591 41.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 1   6 -6 -100.0%
White 2,323 49.6% 1,944   1,935 388 20.1%
Information Not Available 244 5.2% 209   190 54 28.4%
 
Years of Age 4,682 3,980 3,622
Younger than 22 105 1.6% 75   63 42 66.7%
22-24 216 3.3% 174   172 44 25.6%
25-34 1,121 17.1% 1,008   863 258 29.9%
35-44 1,019 15.5% 842   765 254 33.2%
45-54 945 14.4% 794   852 93 10.9%
55-59 511 7.8% 460   414 97 23.4%
60-64 444 6.8% 388   283 161 56.9%
65 and older 268 4.1% 198   178 90 50.6%
Information Not Available 53 0.8% 41   32 21 65.6%
 
Industry 4,682 3,980 3,622
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 10 0.2% 5   8 2 25.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 12 0.3% 12   5 7 140.0%
Construction 266 5.7% 233   202 64 31.7%
Manufacturing 301 6.4% 269   281 20 7.1%
Wholesale Trade 126 2.7% 130   145 -19 -13.1%
Retail Trade 632 13.5% 547   518 114 22.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 181 3.9% 144   148 33 22.3%
Information 63 1.3% 53   52 11 21.2%
Finance and Insurance 406 8.7% 362   368 38 10.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 105 2.2% 80   73 32 43.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 353 7.5% 309   241 112 46.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 28 0.6% 21   12 16 133.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 785 16.7% 664   569 216 38.0%
Educational Services 135 2.9% 108   80 55 68.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 607 12.9% 521   421 186 44.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 58 1.2% 44   58 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 441 9.4% 351   310 131 42.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 111 2.4% 85   85 26 30.6%
Public Administration 47 1.0% 30   32 15 46.9%
Information Not Available 15 0.3% 12   13 2 15.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 37,980 50,116 44,371
Male 17,549 46.2% 22,085   20,954 -3,405 -16.2%
Female 20,403 53.7% 27,997   23,059 -2,656 -11.5%
Information Not Available 28 0.1% 34   358 -330 -92.2%
 
Ethnicity 37,980 50,116 44,371
Hispanic or Latino 9,525 25.1% 13,033   10,433 -908 -8.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,115 66.1% 33,370   29,610 -4,495 -15.2%
Information Not Available 3,340 8.8% 3,713   4,328 -988 -22.8%
 
Race 37,980 50,116 44,371
American Indian or Alaskan Native 261 0.7% 323   322 -61 -18.9%
Asian 584 1.5% 779   767 -183 -23.9%
Black or African American 9,868 26.0% 13,578   10,926 -1,058 -9.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 231 0.6% 243   206 25 12.1%
White 22,341 58.8% 29,814   27,124 -4,783 -17.6%
Information Not Available 4,695 12.4% 5,379   5,026 -331 -6.6%
 
Years of Age 37,980 50,116 44,371
Younger than 22 328 0.6% 497   384 -56 -14.6%
22-24 1,006 1.8% 1,419   1,233 -227 -18.4%
25-34 7,682 13.4% 10,355   8,835 -1,153 -13.1%
35-44 7,742 13.5% 10,434   8,790 -1,048 -11.9%
45-54 7,956 13.9% 10,751   9,340 -1,384 -14.8%
55-59 3,853 6.7% 5,370   4,717 -864 -18.3%
60-64 2,880 5.0% 4,092   3,210 -330 -10.3%
65 and older 1,858 3.2% 2,948   2,247 -389 -17.3%
Information Not Available 4,675 8.1% 4,250   5,615 -940 -16.7%
 
Industry 37,980 50,116 44,371
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 378 1.0% 1,254   509 -131 -25.7%
Mining 25 0.1% 32   128 -103 -80.5%
Utilities 54 0.1% 53   73 -19 -26.0%
Construction 2,110 5.5% 2,500   2,534 -424 -16.7%
Manufacturing 1,616 4.2% 2,206   2,245 -629 -28.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,528 4.0% 2,056   1,829 -301 -16.5%
Retail Trade 3,452 9.0% 4,481   4,363 -911 -20.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,018 2.7% 1,275   1,226 -208 -17.0%
Information 664 1.7% 838   899 -235 -26.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,574 4.1% 1,995   1,861 -287 -15.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 922 2.4% 1,060   1,051 -129 -12.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,744 7.2% 3,849   3,339 -595 -17.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 439 1.1% 509   425 14 3.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,659 17.4% 8,813   7,927 -1,268 -16.0%
Educational Services 923 2.4% 1,421   1,414 -491 -34.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,054 10.6% 5,306   4,110 -56 -1.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 825 2.2% 1,128   725 100 13.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,171 8.3% 4,570   3,302 -131 -4.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,059 2.8% 1,359   1,171 -112 -9.6%
Public Administration 551 1.4% 636   682 -131 -19.2%
Information Not Available 4,214 11.0% 4,775   4,558 -344 -7.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 23,481 28,597 29,871
Male 10,402 44.3% 12,982   13,800 -3,398 -24.6%
Female 11,809 50.3% 14,159   14,495 -2,686 -18.5%
Information Not Available 1,270 5.4% 1,456   1,576 -306 -19.4%
 
Ethnicity 23,481 28,597 29,871
Hispanic or Latino 41 0.2% 9   29 12 41.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,170 94.4% 27,132   28,266 -6,096 -21.6%
Information Not Available 1,270 5.4% 1,456   1,576 -306 -19.4%
 
Race 23,481 28,597 29,871
American Indian or Alaskan Native 86 0.4% 126   107 -21 -19.6%
Asian 398 1.7% 451   445 -47 -10.6%
Black or African American 13,186 56.2% 16,697   16,379 -3,193 -19.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 8,541 36.4% 9,867   11,364 -2,823 -24.8%
Information Not Available 1,270 5.4% 1,456   1,576 -306 -19.4%
 
Years of Age 23,481 28,597 29,871
Younger than 22 412 1.4% 542   601 -189 -31.4%
22-24 911 3.0% 1,191   1,365 -454 -33.3%
25-34 5,725 18.9% 7,136   7,711 -1,986 -25.8%
35-44 5,848 19.3% 7,046   7,366 -1,518 -20.6%
45-54 5,534 18.2% 6,796   7,177 -1,643 -22.9%
55-59 2,489 8.2% 2,943   2,882 -393 -13.6%
60-64 1,656 5.5% 1,887   1,719 -63 -3.7%
65 and older 906 3.0% 1,055   1,050 -144 -13.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 23,481 28,597 29,871
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 302 1.3% 292   349 -47 -13.5%
Mining 7 0.0% 17   18 -11 -61.1%
Utilities 18 0.1% 21   22 -4 -18.2%
Construction 871 3.7% 845   1,070 -199 -18.6%
Manufacturing 1,731 7.3% 3,033   2,169 -438 -20.2%
Wholesale Trade 919 3.9% 1,140   1,549 -630 -40.7%
Retail Trade 1,517 6.4% 2,070   2,107 -590 -28.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 475 2.0% 523   561 -86 -15.3%
Information 399 1.7% 489   564 -165 -29.3%
Finance and Insurance 630 2.6% 720   881 -251 -28.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 295 1.2% 337   386 -91 -23.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,298 18.1% 4,944   5,382 -1,084 -20.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 32 0.1% 32   30 2 6.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 71 0.3% 83   94 -23 -24.5%
Educational Services 459 1.9% 627   691 -232 -33.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,180 5.0% 1,326   1,511 -331 -21.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 906 3.8% 1,147   1,268 -362 -28.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 119 0.5% 184   189 -70 -37.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 254 1.1% 310   356 -102 -28.7%
Public Administration 241 1.0% 369   277 -36 -13.0%
Information Not Available 8,757 36.8% 10,088   10,397 -1,640 -15.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,162 7,620 7,644
Male 4,965 69.3% 5,255   5,286 -321 -6.1%
Female 2,197 30.7% 2,363   2,355 -158 -6.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   3 -3 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,162 7,620 7,644
Hispanic or Latino 483 6.7% 555   506 -23 -4.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,902 68.4% 5,071   5,129 -227 -4.4%
Information Not Available 1,777 24.8% 1,994   2,009 -232 -11.5%
 
Race 7,162 7,620 7,644
American Indian or Alaskan Native 38 0.5% 50   56 -18 -32.1%
Asian 2,263 31.6% 2,349   2,315 -52 -2.2%
Black or African American 123 1.7% 114   125 -2 -1.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,342 32.7% 2,548   2,470 -128 -5.2%
White 1,521 21.2% 1,584   1,673 -152 -9.1%
Information Not Available 875 12.2% 975   1,005 -130 -12.9%
 
Years of Age 7,162 7,620 7,644
Younger than 22 156 1.9% 136   173 -17 -9.8%
22-24 277 3.4% 306   354 -77 -21.8%
25-34 1,667 20.7% 1,713   1,874 -207 -11.0%
35-44 1,630 20.2% 1,732   1,682 -52 -3.1%
45-54 1,667 20.7% 1,763   1,718 -51 -3.0%
55-59 735 9.1% 833   832 -97 -11.7%
60-64 614 7.6% 657   613 1 0.2%
65 and older 416 5.2% 480   398 18 4.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,162 7,620 7,644
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 67 0.9% 108   101 -34 -33.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 9   12 -3 -25.0%
Construction 2,635 36.5% 2,832   2,803 -168 -6.0%
Manufacturing 133 1.8% 154   153 -20 -13.1%
Wholesale Trade 82 1.1% 95   120 -38 -31.7%
Retail Trade 295 4.1% 306   343 -48 -14.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 461 6.4% 376   284 177 62.3%
Information 172 2.4% 219   91 81 89.0%
Finance and Insurance 60 0.8% 63   60 0 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 84 1.2% 91   97 -13 -13.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 246 3.4% 263   315 -69 -21.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.7% 53   72 -25 -34.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 777 10.7% 741   821 -44 -5.4%
Educational Services 48 0.7% 64   62 -14 -22.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 294 4.1% 355   345 -51 -14.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 60 0.8% 36   69 -9 -13.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 610 8.4% 621   704 -94 -13.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 138 1.9% 139   137 1 0.7%
Public Administration 88 1.2% 101   124 -36 -29.0%
Information Not Available 856 11.8% 994   930 -74 -8.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,144 12,111 15,549
Male 8,216 58.1% 6,599   9,122 -906 -9.9%
Female 5,759 40.7% 5,371   6,243 -484 -7.8%
Information Not Available 169 1.2% 141   184 -15 -8.2%
 
Ethnicity 14,144 12,111 15,549
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 14,144 100.0% 12,111   15,549 -1,405 -9.0%
 
Race 14,144 12,111 15,549
American Indian or Alaskan Native 202 1.4% 167   70 132 188.6%
Asian 183 1.3% 170   57 126 221.1%
Black or African American 972 6.9% 940   401 571 142.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 9,061 64.1% 8,015   3,895 5,166 132.6%
Information Not Available 3,726 26.3% 2,819   11,126 -7,400 -66.5%
 
Years of Age 14,144 12,111 15,549
Younger than 22 368 1.7% 229   349 19 5.4%
22-24 648 2.9% 451   713 -65 -9.1%
25-34 3,069 14.0% 2,576   3,481 -412 -11.8%
35-44 3,090 14.1% 2,692   3,447 -357 -10.4%
45-54 3,171 14.4% 2,853   3,574 -403 -11.3%
55-59 1,755 8.0% 1,554   1,885 -130 -6.9%
60-64 1,221 5.6% 1,102   1,247 -26 -2.1%
65 and older 813 3.7% 650   852 -39 -4.6%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 4   1 8 800.0%
 
Industry 14,144 12,111 15,549
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 132 0.9% 130   187 -55 -29.4%
Mining 45 0.3% 14   31 14 45.2%
Utilities 21 0.1% 23   26 -5 -19.2%
Construction 2,688 18.8% 1,761   2,147 541 25.2%
Manufacturing 2,726 19.1% 2,655   4,210 -1,484 -35.2%
Wholesale Trade 639 4.5% 621   701 -62 -8.8%
Retail Trade 1,161 8.1% 1,131   1,249 -88 -7.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 396 2.8% 369   511 -115 -22.5%
Information 349 2.4% 388   451 -102 -22.6%
Finance and Insurance 447 3.1% 460   563 -116 -20.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 151 1.1% 119   164 -13 -7.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 570 4.0% 590   582 -12 -2.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 42 0.3% 51   36 6 16.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,455 10.2% 1,124   1,421 34 2.4%
Educational Services 272 1.9% 286   291 -19 -6.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,154 8.1% 1,096   1,147 7 0.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 355 2.5% 120   307 48 15.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 719 5.0% 579   760 -41 -5.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 326 2.3% 297   313 13 4.2%
Public Administration 379 2.7% 203   314 65 20.7%
Information Not Available 117 0.8% 94   138 -21 -15.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,845 4,099 6,676
Male 3,479 59.5% 2,111   3,946 -467 -11.8%
Female 2,364 40.4% 1,987   2,728 -364 -13.3%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,845 4,099 6,676
Hispanic or Latino 735 12.6% 393   788 -53 -6.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,210 72.0% 3,080   4,596 -386 -8.4%
Information Not Available 900 15.4% 626   1,292 -392 -30.3%
 
Race 5,845 4,099 6,676
American Indian or Alaskan Native 359 3.5% 230   317 42 13.2%
Asian 109 1.1% 96   155 -46 -29.7%
Black or African American 132 1.3% 98   125 7 5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 57 0.6% 42   74 -17 -23.0%
White 7,805 75.7% 5,109   6,569 1,236 18.8%
Information Not Available 1,855 18.0% 1,002   1,224 631 51.6%
 
Years of Age 5,845 4,099 6,676
Younger than 22 141 1.1% 66   140 1 0.7%
22-24 228 1.7% 147   238 -10 -4.2%
25-34 1,185 9.1% 775   1,180 5 0.4%
35-44 1,259 9.6% 923   1,315 -56 -4.3%
45-54 1,301 9.9% 966   1,611 -310 -19.2%
55-59 694 5.3% 518   917 -223 -24.3%
60-64 563 4.3% 401   610 -47 -7.7%
65 and older 469 3.6% 302   659 -190 -28.8%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 1   6 -1 -16.7%
 
Industry 5,845 4,099 6,676
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 319 5.2% 61   280 39 13.9%
Mining 52 0.8% 20   51 1 2.0%
Utilities 19 0.3% 5   19 0 0.0%
Construction 753 12.2% 378   668 85 12.7%
Manufacturing 636 10.3% 495   892 -256 -28.7%
Wholesale Trade 245 4.0% 204   258 -13 -5.0%
Retail Trade 544 8.8% 447   634 -90 -14.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 189 3.1% 116   257 -68 -26.5%
Information 94 1.5% 86   97 -3 -3.1%
Finance and Insurance 172 2.8% 156   186 -14 -7.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 62 1.0% 47   69 -7 -10.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 249 4.0% 258   339 -90 -26.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13 0.2% 11   19 -6 -31.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 656 10.6% 400   661 -5 -0.8%
Educational Services 122 2.0% 122   141 -19 -13.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 563 9.1% 521   584 -21 -3.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 190 3.1% 75   168 22 13.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 393 6.4% 254   384 9 2.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 120 1.9% 98   140 -20 -14.3%
Public Administration 198 3.2% 128   218 -20 -9.2%
Information Not Available 256 4.2% 217   611 -355 -58.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 89,182 87,968 97,193
Male 50,224 56.3% 46,360   53,963 -3,739 -6.9%
Female 38,301 42.9% 41,025   42,649 -4,348 -10.2%
Information Not Available 657 0.7% 583   581 76 13.1%
 
Ethnicity 89,182 87,968 97,193
Hispanic or Latino 13,811 15.5% 11,162   13,775 36 0.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 65,883 73.9% 68,050   73,550 -7,667 -10.4%
Information Not Available 9,488 10.6% 8,756   9,868 -380 -3.9%
 
Race 89,182 87,968 97,193
American Indian or Alaskan Native 518 0.6% 362   448 70 15.6%
Asian 2,089 2.3% 2,416   2,685 -596 -22.2%
Black or African American 23,805 26.7% 25,767   26,002 -2,197 -8.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 199 0.2% 193   224 -25 -11.2%
White 52,588 59.0% 50,583   57,864 -5,276 -9.1%
Information Not Available 9,983 11.2% 8,647   9,970 13 0.1%
 
Years of Age 89,182 87,968 97,193
Younger than 22 1,354 1.0% 1,252   1,508 -154 -10.2%
22-24 3,406 2.5% 3,195   3,793 -387 -10.2%
25-34 20,505 15.3% 20,228   22,357 -1,852 -8.3%
35-44 20,852 15.5% 20,582   22,791 -1,939 -8.5%
45-54 21,422 15.9% 21,064   23,496 -2,074 -8.8%
55-59 10,529 7.8% 10,314   11,573 -1,044 -9.0%
60-64 7,332 5.5% 7,301   7,873 -541 -6.9%
65 and older 3,782 2.8% 4,032   3,802 -20 -0.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 89,182 87,968 97,193
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 416 0.5% 183   431 -15 -3.5%
Mining 221 0.2% 233   252 -31 -12.3%
Utilities 116 0.1% 114   197 -81 -41.1%
Construction 11,161 12.5% 8,351   10,284 877 8.5%
Manufacturing 8,041 9.0% 9,259   10,823 -2,782 -25.7%
Wholesale Trade 4,631 5.2% 4,752   4,859 -228 -4.7%
Retail Trade 7,456 8.3% 8,120   7,769 -313 -4.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,860 4.3% 3,663   4,230 -370 -8.7%
Information 1,881 2.1% 2,007   2,035 -154 -7.6%
Finance and Insurance 3,665 4.1% 3,797   3,521 144 4.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,404 1.6% 1,399   1,457 -53 -3.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,179 6.9% 6,812   7,406 -1,227 -16.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 843 0.9% 918   759 84 11.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 13,698 15.3% 12,702   15,032 -1,334 -8.9%
Educational Services 2,710 3.0% 2,794   3,456 -746 -21.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,419 7.2% 6,907   7,078 -659 -9.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,864 2.1% 1,089   1,851 13 0.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,889 5.5% 4,891   5,383 -494 -9.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,505 2.8% 2,444   2,564 -59 -2.3%
Public Administration 1,770 2.0% 2,199   2,141 -371 -17.3%
Information Not Available 5,453 6.1% 5,334   5,665 -212 -3.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,325 13,472 19,612
Male 7,317 54.9% 6,968   11,143 -3,826 -34.3%
Female 5,955 44.7% 6,422   8,357 -2,402 -28.7%
Information Not Available 53 0.4% 82   112 -59 -52.7%
 
Ethnicity 13,325 13,472 19,612
Hispanic or Latino 576 4.3% 560   904 -328 -36.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,234 76.8% 10,303   14,890 -4,656 -31.3%
Information Not Available 2,515 18.9% 2,609   3,818 -1,303 -34.1%
 
Race 13,325 13,472 19,612
American Indian or Alaskan Native 57 0.4% 61   100 -43 -43.0%
Asian 96 0.7% 129   177 -81 -45.8%
Black or African American 2,167 16.3% 2,482   3,453 -1,286 -37.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 22 0.2% 25   21 1 4.8%
White 10,114 75.9% 9,884   14,538 -4,424 -30.4%
Information Not Available 869 6.5% 891   1,323 -454 -34.3%
 
Years of Age 13,325 13,472 19,612
Younger than 22 118 0.5% 113   236 -118 -50.0%
22-24 340 1.5% 303   648 -308 -47.5%
25-34 2,691 12.1% 2,584   4,204 -1,513 -36.0%
35-44 3,281 14.7% 3,301   4,871 -1,590 -32.6%
45-54 3,462 15.5% 3,645   4,929 -1,467 -29.8%
55-59 1,718 7.7% 1,787   2,340 -622 -26.6%
60-64 1,150 5.2% 1,177   1,605 -455 -28.3%
65 and older 565 2.5% 562   779 -214 -27.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,325 13,472 19,612
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 47 0.4% 25   79 -32 -40.5%
Mining 15 0.1% 7   90 -75 -83.3%
Utilities 20 0.1% 25   32 -12 -37.5%
Construction 1,815 13.6% 1,419   2,307 -492 -21.3%
Manufacturing 2,663 19.9% 2,679   4,130 -1,467 -35.5%
Wholesale Trade 576 4.3% 573   873 -297 -34.0%
Retail Trade 1,342 10.0% 1,509   1,422 -80 -5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 389 2.9% 441   740 -351 -47.4%
Information 250 1.9% 253   315 -65 -20.6%
Finance and Insurance 362 2.7% 421   562 -200 -35.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 205 1.5% 226   266 -61 -22.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 665 5.0% 702   932 -267 -28.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 108 0.8% 121   134 -26 -19.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,299 9.7% 1,311   1,975 -676 -34.2%
Educational Services 326 2.4% 425   618 -292 -47.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,070 8.0% 1,185   1,541 -471 -30.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 141 1.1% 100   218 -77 -35.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 420 3.1% 390   680 -260 -38.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 403 3.0% 402   499 -96 -19.2%
Public Administration 131 1.0% 125   178 -47 -26.4%
Information Not Available 1,078 8.1% 1,133   2,021 -943 -46.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,558 11,376 10,641
Male 5,555 58.1% 6,523   6,049 -494 -8.2%
Female 4,003 41.9% 4,853   4,592 -589 -12.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,558 11,376 10,641
Hispanic or Latino 754 7.9% 800   794 -40 -5.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,723 49.4% 6,111   5,532 -809 -14.6%
Information Not Available 4,081 42.7% 4,465   4,315 -234 -5.4%
 
Race 9,558 11,376 10,641
American Indian or Alaskan Native 119 1.2% 148   164 -45 -27.4%
Asian 78 0.8% 118   163 -85 -52.1%
Black or African American 2,420 25.3% 3,207   2,208 212 9.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 17 0.2% 19   20 -3 -15.0%
White 6,338 66.3% 7,336   7,425 -1,087 -14.6%
Information Not Available 586 6.1% 548   661 -75 -11.3%
 
Years of Age 9,558 11,376 10,641
Younger than 22 161 1.1% 172   203 -42 -20.7%
22-24 354 2.3% 393   403 -49 -12.2%
25-34 2,211 14.6% 2,509   2,507 -296 -11.8%
35-44 2,303 15.2% 2,810   2,507 -204 -8.1%
45-54 2,205 14.6% 2,763   2,492 -287 -11.5%
55-59 1,135 7.5% 1,321   1,235 -100 -8.1%
60-64 766 5.1% 935   861 -95 -11.0%
65 and older 423 2.8% 473   433 -10 -2.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,558 11,376 10,641
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 42 0.4% 41   51 -9 -17.6%
Mining 54 0.6% 65   93 -39 -41.9%
Utilities 69 0.7% 20   18 51 283.3%
Construction 1,316 13.7% 1,181   1,202 114 9.5%
Manufacturing 1,208 12.6% 2,637   1,512 -304 -20.1%
Wholesale Trade 437 4.6% 378   700 -263 -37.6%
Retail Trade 641 6.7% 683   824 -183 -22.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 319 3.3% 335   388 -69 -17.8%
Information 170 1.8% 196   290 -120 -41.4%
Finance and Insurance 264 2.8% 272   374 -110 -29.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 194 2.0% 182   154 40 26.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 536 5.6% 698   781 -245 -31.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 35 0.4% 40   38 -3 -7.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,156 12.0% 1,170   1,287 -131 -10.2%
Educational Services 166 1.7% 194   264 -98 -37.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 950 9.9% 1,087   1,046 -96 -9.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 65 0.7% 56   87 -22 -25.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 400 4.2% 437   394 6 1.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 211 2.2% 193   220 -9 -4.1%
Public Administration 246 2.6% 274   306 -60 -19.6%
Information Not Available 1,079 11.2% 1,237   612 467 76.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,373 15,782 19,103
Male 8,985 58.4% 8,360   11,235 -2,250 -20.0%
Female 6,388 41.6% 7,422   7,868 -1,480 -18.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,373 15,782 19,103
Hispanic or Latino 24 0.2% 23   13 11 84.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 494 3.2% 473   486 8 1.6%
Information Not Available 14,855 96.6% 15,286   18,604 -3,749 -20.2%
 
Race 15,373 15,782 19,103
American Indian or Alaskan Native 115 0.7% 104   125 -10 -8.0%
Asian 54 0.4% 36   82 -28 -34.1%
Black or African American 1,896 12.3% 2,200   2,700 -804 -29.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1% 23   26 -17 -65.4%
White 13,111 85.3% 13,279   15,990 -2,879 -18.0%
Information Not Available 188 1.2% 140   180 8 4.4%
 
Years of Age 15,373 15,782 19,103
Younger than 22 183 0.7% 140   310 -127 -41.0%
22-24 458 1.7% 505   722 -264 -36.6%
25-34 3,151 11.6% 3,156   4,274 -1,123 -26.3%
35-44 3,966 14.6% 4,076   4,661 -695 -14.9%
45-54 3,490 12.9% 3,788   4,545 -1,055 -23.2%
55-59 1,937 7.1% 1,741   2,008 -71 -3.5%
60-64 1,378 5.1% 1,578   1,642 -264 -16.1%
65 and older 792 2.9% 794   933 -141 -15.1%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 4   8 10 125.0%
 
Industry 15,373 15,782 19,103
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 100 0.6% 45   112 -12 -10.7%
Mining 215 1.4% 149   314 -99 -31.5%
Utilities 32 0.2% 27   34 -2 -5.9%
Construction 1,895 12.2% 1,375   2,029 -134 -6.6%
Manufacturing 2,601 16.8% 3,359   4,386 -1,785 -40.7%
Wholesale Trade 765 4.9% 902   817 -52 -6.4%
Retail Trade 1,319 8.5% 1,339   1,174 145 12.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 582 3.8% 739   735 -153 -20.8%
Information 316 2.0% 370   258 58 22.5%
Finance and Insurance 531 3.4% 537   714 -183 -25.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 142 0.9% 180   211 -69 -32.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,062 6.9% 911   1,041 21 2.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 110 0.7% 126   86 24 27.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,584 10.2% 1,294   2,008 -424 -21.1%
Educational Services 403 2.6% 469   636 -233 -36.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,392 9.0% 1,578   1,526 -134 -8.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 183 1.2% 144   224 -41 -18.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 577 3.7% 685   778 -201 -25.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 344 2.2% 329   460 -116 -25.2%
Public Administration 293 1.9% 401   520 -227 -43.7%
Information Not Available 927 6.0% 823   1,040 -113 -10.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,547 18,119 23,278
Male 8,674 46.8% 8,374   12,513 -3,839 -30.7%
Female 9,819 52.9% 9,692   10,746 -927 -8.6%
Information Not Available 54 0.3% 53   19 35 184.2%
 
Ethnicity 18,547 18,119 23,278
Hispanic or Latino 710 3.8% 664   952 -242 -25.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,397 93.8% 16,968   22,187 -4,790 -21.6%
Information Not Available 440 2.4% 487   139 301 216.5%
 
Race 18,547 18,119 23,278
American Indian or Alaskan Native 104 0.6% 115   157 -53 -33.8%
Asian 112 0.6% 98   201 -89 -44.3%
Black or African American 9,165 49.4% 9,061   11,792 -2,627 -22.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 369 2.0% 323   22 347 1577.3%
White 7,388 39.8% 7,048   10,303 -2,915 -28.3%
Information Not Available 1,409 7.6% 1,474   803 606 75.5%
 
Years of Age 18,547 18,119 23,278
Younger than 22 352 1.4% 325   465 -113 -24.3%
22-24 795 3.2% 770   1,036 -241 -23.3%
25-34 4,555 18.6% 4,347   5,925 -1,370 -23.1%
35-44 4,462 18.2% 4,451   5,550 -1,088 -19.6%
45-54 4,066 16.6% 4,063   5,190 -1,124 -21.7%
55-59 2,001 8.2% 1,932   2,394 -393 -16.4%
60-64 1,408 5.7% 1,362   1,621 -213 -13.1%
65 and older 908 3.7% 869   1,097 -189 -17.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,547 18,119 23,278
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 215 1.1% 108   219 -4 -1.8%
Mining 274 1.5% 241   836 -562 -67.2%
Utilities 43 0.2% 46   48 -5 -10.4%
Construction 3,307 17.6% 3,016   3,440 -133 -3.9%
Manufacturing 1,316 7.0% 1,306   2,259 -943 -41.7%
Wholesale Trade 459 2.4% 453   769 -310 -40.3%
Retail Trade 1,383 7.4% 1,472   2,090 -707 -33.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 644 3.4% 706   1,006 -362 -36.0%
Information 221 1.2% 226   385 -164 -42.6%
Finance and Insurance 402 2.1% 411   418 -16 -3.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 246 1.3% 293   532 -286 -53.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 796 4.2% 770   1,324 -528 -39.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 63 0.3% 54   94 -31 -33.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,505 8.0% 1,455   1,976 -471 -23.8%
Educational Services 424 2.3% 468   523 -99 -18.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,920 10.2% 1,930   2,379 -459 -19.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 244 1.3% 238   338 -94 -27.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,292 6.9% 1,420   1,913 -621 -32.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 448 2.4% 447   578 -130 -22.5%
Public Administration 300 1.6% 284   426 -126 -29.6%
Information Not Available 3,045 16.2% 2,775   1,725 1,320 76.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,313 45,640 46,636
Male 26,352 54.5% 24,292   25,698 654 2.5%
Female 21,959 45.5% 21,346   20,938 1,021 4.9%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 48,313 45,640 46,636
Hispanic or Latino 6,176 12.8% 5,795   6,017 159 2.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 39,229 81.2% 37,052   37,650 1,579 4.2%
Information Not Available 2,908 6.0% 2,793   2,969 -61 -2.1%
 
Race 48,313 45,640 46,636
American Indian or Alaskan Native 247 0.5% 233   227 20 8.8%
Asian 1,837 3.8% 1,838   1,979 -142 -7.2%
Black or African American 4,828 10.0% 4,806   4,858 -30 -0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 107 0.2% 115   118 -11 -9.3%
White 34,326 71.0% 32,089   32,929 1,397 4.2%
Information Not Available 6,968 14.4% 6,559   6,525 443 6.8%
 
Years of Age 48,313 45,640 46,636
Younger than 22 767 1.0% 680   724 43 5.9%
22-24 1,861 2.4% 1,751   1,986 -125 -6.3%
25-34 10,817 13.9% 10,208   10,540 277 2.6%
35-44 10,044 12.9% 9,643   9,865 179 1.8%
45-54 11,334 14.5% 10,884   11,319 15 0.1%
55-59 5,620 7.2% 5,318   5,436 184 3.4%
60-64 4,554 5.8% 4,272   4,015 539 13.4%
65 and older 3,316 4.2% 2,884   2,751 565 20.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 48,313 45,640 46,636
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 348 0.7% 278   264 84 31.8%
Mining 27 0.1% 20   23 4 17.4%
Utilities 217 0.4% 210   167 50 29.9%
Construction 4,400 9.0% 3,887   4,878 -478 -9.8%
Manufacturing 4,049 8.3% 4,049   4,653 -604 -13.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,545 5.2% 2,494   2,351 194 8.3%
Retail Trade 4,226 8.7% 4,178   3,982 244 6.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,338 2.7% 1,282   1,181 157 13.3%
Information 1,418 2.9% 1,354   1,323 95 7.2%
Finance and Insurance 2,146 4.4% 2,171   2,012 134 6.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 874 1.8% 804   869 5 0.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,931 10.1% 4,878   4,744 187 3.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 296 0.6% 313   283 13 4.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,624 9.5% 4,365   4,857 -233 -4.8%
Educational Services 1,238 2.5% 1,290   1,268 -30 -2.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,375 11.0% 5,360   4,926 449 9.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 944 1.9% 598   575 369 64.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,668 7.5% 2,826   2,840 828 29.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,723 5.6% 2,654   2,680 43 1.6%
Public Administration 1,179 2.4% 1,194   1,228 -49 -4.0%
Information Not Available 1,747 3.6% 1,435   1,532 215 14.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 31,373 30,435 33,384
Male 14,167 45.2% 11,787   14,216 -49 -0.3%
Female 12,388 39.5% 11,522   12,427 -39 -0.3%
Information Not Available 4,818 15.4% 7,126   6,741 -1,923 -28.5%
 
Ethnicity 31,373 30,435 33,384
Hispanic or Latino 1,630 5.2% 1,214   1,318 312 23.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,042 76.6% 21,271   24,591 -549 -2.2%
Information Not Available 5,701 18.2% 7,950   7,475 -1,774 -23.7%
 
Race 31,373 30,435 33,384
American Indian or Alaskan Native 121 0.4% 103   110 11 10.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 11,824 37.7% 11,181   11,877 -53 -0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 50 0.2% 49   39 11 28.2%
White 12,047 38.4% 9,938   12,565 -518 -4.1%
Information Not Available 7,331 23.4% 9,164   8,793 -1,462 -16.6%
 
Years of Age 31,373 30,435 33,384
Younger than 22 540 1.3% 401   488 52 10.7%
22-24 1,138 2.8% 959   1,193 -55 -4.6%
25-34 6,576 15.9% 5,884   6,696 -120 -1.8%
35-44 5,547 13.4% 4,947   5,492 55 1.0%
45-54 5,759 13.9% 5,125   5,977 -218 -3.6%
55-59 3,030 7.3% 2,644   2,886 144 5.0%
60-64 2,045 4.9% 1,836   2,083 -38 -1.8%
65 and older 1,920 4.6% 1,513   1,827 93 5.1%
Information Not Available 4,818 11.6% 7,126   6,742 -1,924 -28.5%
 
Industry 31,373 30,435 33,384
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 103 0.3% 42   65 38 58.5%
Mining 11 0.0% 8   19 -8 -42.1%
Utilities 35 0.1% 31   47 -12 -25.5%
Construction 3,162 10.0% 2,405   2,937 225 7.7%
Manufacturing 273 0.9% 267   352 -79 -22.4%
Wholesale Trade 980 3.1% 877   1,198 -218 -18.2%
Retail Trade 959 3.0% 930   1,099 -140 -12.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 705 2.2% 594   607 98 16.1%
Information 431 1.4% 460   404 27 6.7%
Finance and Insurance 861 2.7% 869   813 48 5.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 742 2.4% 683   592 150 25.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,373 7.5% 2,358   2,579 -206 -8.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 88 0.3% 97   71 17 23.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,659 11.6% 3,171   3,799 -140 -3.7%
Educational Services 921 2.9% 936   928 -7 -0.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,508 8.0% 2,478   2,471 37 1.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 665 2.1% 412   609 56 9.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,554 8.1% 1,705   2,530 24 0.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 742 2.4% 684   772 -30 -3.9%
Public Administration 702 2.2% 564   660 42 6.4%
Information Not Available 8,899 28.3% 10,864   10,832 -1,933 -17.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,528 3,176 4,779
Male 2,316 51.1% 1,628   2,665 -349 -13.1%
Female 2,191 48.4% 1,548   2,114 77 3.6%
Information Not Available 21 0.5% 0   0 21 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 4,528 3,176 4,779
Hispanic or Latino 63 1.4% 52   80 -17 -21.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,954 87.3% 2,791   4,164 -210 -5.0%
Information Not Available 511 11.3% 333   535 -24 -4.5%
 
Race 4,528 3,176 4,779
American Indian or Alaskan Native 55 1.2% 50   48 7 14.6%
Asian 28 0.6% 22   18 10 55.6%
Black or African American 79 1.7% 60   69 10 14.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
White 4,195 92.6% 2,904   4,393 -198 -4.5%
Information Not Available 170 3.8% 140   251 -81 -32.3%
 
Years of Age 4,528 3,176 4,779
Younger than 22 75 0.9% 97   135 -60 -44.4%
22-24 178 2.2% 105   211 -33 -15.6%
25-34 966 11.7% 635   994 -28 -2.8%
35-44 908 11.0% 645   941 -33 -3.5%
45-54 1,082 13.1% 793   1,116 -34 -3.0%
55-59 568 6.9% 415   620 -52 -8.4%
60-64 455 5.5% 296   465 -10 -2.2%
65 and older 296 3.6% 190   297 -1 -0.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 4,528 3,176 4,779
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 71 1.5% 38   106 -35 -33.0%
Mining 3 0.1% 0   2 1 50.0%
Utilities 6 0.1% 3   13 -7 -53.8%
Construction 344 7.5% 144   339 5 1.5%
Manufacturing 445 9.7% 296   490 -45 -9.2%
Wholesale Trade 155 3.4% 114   137 18 13.1%
Retail Trade 388 8.4% 328   345 43 12.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 111 2.4% 78   98 13 13.3%
Information 35 0.8% 34   29 6 20.7%
Finance and Insurance 107 2.3% 86   90 17 18.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 50 1.1% 38   52 -2 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 218 4.7% 147   213 5 2.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.2% 8   10 1 10.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 334 7.3% 240   353 -19 -5.4%
Educational Services 122 2.7% 89   63 59 93.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 444 9.7% 342   344 100 29.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 107 2.3% 26   108 -1 -0.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 769 16.7% 227   755 14 1.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 117 2.5% 67   133 -16 -12.0%
Public Administration 102 2.2% 61   111 -9 -8.1%
Information Not Available 589 12.8% 810   988 -399 -40.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 46,573 45,797 51,757
Male 25,710 55.2% 23,873   27,800 -2,090 -7.5%
Female 19,304 41.4% 20,610   21,934 -2,630 -12.0%
Information Not Available 1,559 3.3% 1,314   2,023 -464 -22.9%
 
Ethnicity 46,573 45,797 51,757
Hispanic or Latino 2,460 5.3% 1,678   2,526 -66 -2.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 36,383 78.1% 35,982   39,357 -2,974 -7.6%
Information Not Available 7,730 16.6% 8,137   9,874 -2,144 -21.7%
 
Race 46,573 45,797 51,757
American Indian or Alaskan Native 537 1.2% 337   509 28 5.5%
Asian 483 1.0% 566   570 -87 -15.3%
Black or African American 8,199 17.6% 9,834   9,109 -910 -10.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 44 0.1% 67   57 -13 -22.8%
White 26,797 57.5% 24,806   29,110 -2,313 -7.9%
Information Not Available 10,513 22.6% 10,187   12,402 -1,889 -15.2%
 
Years of Age 46,573 45,797 51,757
Younger than 22 1,023 1.5% 797   1,178 -155 -13.2%
22-24 2,076 3.0% 1,900   2,660 -584 -22.0%
25-34 10,756 15.4% 10,572   12,209 -1,453 -11.9%
35-44 10,273 14.7% 10,419   11,358 -1,085 -9.6%
45-54 11,118 15.9% 11,238   12,432 -1,314 -10.6%
55-59 5,418 7.8% 5,554   6,075 -657 -10.8%
60-64 3,578 5.1% 3,585   3,637 -59 -1.6%
65 and older 2,327 3.3% 1,732   2,206 121 5.5%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 0   2 2 100.0%
 
Industry 46,573 45,797 51,757
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 694 1.5% 287   825 -131 -15.9%
Mining 124 0.3% 65   226 -102 -45.1%
Utilities 81 0.2% 83   102 -21 -20.6%
Construction 5,241 11.1% 3,086   4,375 866 19.8%
Manufacturing 6,447 13.6% 8,650   8,107 -1,660 -20.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,135 4.5% 4,074   2,720 -585 -21.5%
Retail Trade 3,271 6.9% 2,784   3,243 28 0.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,265 2.7% 1,365   1,448 -183 -12.6%
Information 787 1.7% 885   729 58 8.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,172 2.5% 1,258   1,211 -39 -3.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 756 1.6% 572   772 -16 -2.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,209 6.8% 3,998   3,680 -471 -12.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,065 2.3% 1,492   1,081 -16 -1.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,544 11.7% 5,109   5,938 -394 -6.6%
Educational Services 881 1.9% 1,018   1,263 -382 -30.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,690 7.8% 3,631   4,468 -778 -17.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,585 3.4% 387   1,580 5 0.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,977 6.3% 1,875   3,218 -241 -7.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,278 2.7% 1,266   1,460 -182 -12.5%
Public Administration 1,086 2.3% 739   1,374 -288 -21.0%
Information Not Available 3,285 6.9% 3,173   3,937 -652 -16.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 36,246 25,020 35,408
Male 24,987 68.9% 14,434   23,601 1,386 5.9%
Female 11,251 31.0% 10,584   11,802 -551 -4.7%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 2   5 3 60.0%
 
Ethnicity 36,246 25,020 35,408
Hispanic or Latino 1,526 4.2% 917   1,405 121 8.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,135 85.9% 21,447   30,307 828 2.7%
Information Not Available 3,585 9.9% 2,656   3,696 -111 -3.0%
 
Race 36,246 25,020 35,408
American Indian or Alaskan Native 506 1.4% 340   497 9 1.8%
Asian 711 2.0% 728   877 -166 -18.9%
Black or African American 2,383 6.6% 2,183   2,597 -214 -8.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 71 0.2% 76   69 2 2.9%
White 29,443 81.2% 19,333   28,346 1,097 3.9%
Information Not Available 3,132 8.6% 2,360   3,022 110 3.6%
 
Years of Age 36,246 25,020 35,408
Younger than 22 814 1.3% 341   690 124 18.0%
22-24 1,749 2.8% 836   1,667 82 4.9%
25-34 8,527 13.7% 5,605   8,393 134 1.6%
35-44 7,778 12.5% 5,553   7,378 400 5.4%
45-54 7,832 12.5% 5,760   8,125 -293 -3.6%
55-59 4,548 7.3% 3,317   4,465 83 1.9%
60-64 3,222 5.2% 2,375   3,047 175 5.7%
65 and older 1,768 2.8% 1,223   1,634 134 8.2%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 10   9 -1 -11.1%
 
Industry 36,246 25,020 35,408
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 425 1.2% 171   392 33 8.4%
Mining 182 0.5% 53   372 -190 -51.1%
Utilities 83 0.2% 61   167 -84 -50.3%
Construction 10,302 28.1% 3,487   8,633 1,669 19.3%
Manufacturing 3,910 10.7% 3,196   4,364 -454 -10.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,457 4.0% 1,390   1,518 -61 -4.0%
Retail Trade 2,231 6.1% 2,071   2,241 -10 -0.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 907 2.5% 676   798 109 13.7%
Information 657 1.8% 627   606 51 8.4%
Finance and Insurance 917 2.5% 960   847 70 8.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 424 1.2% 407   526 -102 -19.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,009 5.5% 1,964   2,103 -94 -4.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 562 1.5% 535   620 -58 -9.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,173 8.7% 2,193   2,942 231 7.9%
Educational Services 872 2.4% 935   1,083 -211 -19.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,322 6.3% 2,376   2,429 -107 -4.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 885 2.4% 365   821 64 7.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,781 4.9% 1,318   1,813 -32 -1.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,018 2.8% 811   930 88 9.5%
Public Administration 950 2.6% 536   1,019 -69 -6.8%
Information Not Available 1,179 3.2% 888   1,184 -5 -0.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,858 25,132 23,104
Male 13,799 55.5% 13,360   11,863 1,936 16.3%
Female 11,042 44.4% 11,753   11,162 -120 -1.1%
Information Not Available 17 0.1% 19   79 -62 -78.5%
 
Ethnicity 24,858 25,132 23,104
Hispanic or Latino 1,022 4.1% 1,044   929 93 10.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,631 74.9% 18,825   18,906 -275 -1.5%
Information Not Available 5,205 20.9% 5,263   3,269 1,936 59.2%
 
Race 24,858 25,132 23,104
American Indian or Alaskan Native 147 0.6% 148   164 -17 -10.4%
Asian 183 0.7% 177   240 -57 -23.8%
Black or African American 5,265 21.2% 5,846   5,512 -247 -4.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 212 0.9% 239   794 -582 -73.3%
White 15,182 61.1% 14,759   14,675 507 3.5%
Information Not Available 3,869 15.6% 3,963   1,719 2,150 125.1%
 
Years of Age 24,858 25,132 23,104
Younger than 22 422 1.1% 372   347 75 21.6%
22-24 999 2.6% 1,049   944 55 5.8%
25-34 5,455 14.3% 5,624   5,349 106 2.0%
35-44 5,671 14.9% 5,989   5,231 440 8.4%
45-54 6,053 15.9% 6,039   5,530 523 9.5%
55-59 2,972 7.8% 2,937   2,758 214 7.8%
60-64 1,952 5.1% 1,912   1,750 202 11.5%
65 and older 1,334 3.5% 1,210   1,195 139 11.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 24,858 25,132 23,104
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 149 0.6% 89   159 -10 -6.3%
Mining 58 0.2% 24   64 -6 -9.4%
Utilities 30 0.1% 36   42 -12 -28.6%
Construction 2,802 11.2% 2,197   1,996 806 40.4%
Manufacturing 4,902 19.6% 5,318   2,846 2,056 72.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,025 4.1% 1,022   1,067 -42 -3.9%
Retail Trade 2,033 8.1% 2,215   2,163 -130 -6.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 712 2.8% 743   810 -98 -12.1%
Information 537 2.1% 601   454 83 18.3%
Finance and Insurance 704 2.8% 763   725 -21 -2.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 371 1.5% 388   408 -37 -9.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,387 5.5% 1,475   1,327 60 4.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 112 0.4% 127   123 -11 -8.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,615 10.5% 2,955   2,993 -378 -12.6%
Educational Services 478 1.9% 599   634 -156 -24.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,432 9.7% 2,544   2,528 -96 -3.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 390 1.6% 217   350 40 11.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,760 7.0% 1,521   1,756 4 0.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 508 2.0% 514   534 -26 -4.9%
Public Administration 288 1.2% 257   358 -70 -19.6%
Information Not Available 1,565 6.3% 1,527   1,767 -202 -11.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Nov 2017 Percent Oct 2017     Nov 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,089 9,206 11,283
Male 4,416 48.6% 4,111   5,959 -1,543 -25.9%
Female 4,663 51.3% 5,083