Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

October 2017

The Virgin Islands data are estimated for the month of October 2017 due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
October 2017
Oct 2017 Sep 2017 Monthly Change Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,595,318 1,628,956 -33,638 1,727,601 -132,283 -7.7
Alaska 6,485 5,467 1,018 7,940 -1,455 -18.3
Alabama 15,999 16,450 -451 19,218 -3,219 -16.7
Arkansas 11,844 11,697 147 13,273 -1,429 -10.8
Arizona 26,438 28,895 -2,457 29,252 -2,814 -9.6
California 301,414 309,150 -7,736 318,141 -16,727 -5.3
Colorado 19,324 18,441 883 23,575 -4,251 -18.0
Connecticut 29,495 30,150 -655 32,843 -3,348 -10.2
District of Columbia 8,270 8,251 19 8,073 197 2.4
Delaware 3,980 4,167 -187 4,819 -839 -17.4
Florida 50,116 47,271 2,845 45,894 4,222 9.2
Georgia 28,597 28,114 483 31,504 -2,907 -9.2
Hawaii 7,620 7,178 442 7,245 375 5.2
Iowa 12,111 13,363 -1,252 14,712 -2,601 -17.7
Idaho 4,099 3,808 291 5,410 -1,311 -24.2
Illinois 87,968 89,306 -1,338 92,072 -4,104 -4.5
Indiana 13,472 13,688 -216 19,135 -5,663 -29.6
Kansas 11,376 9,579 1,797 10,147 1,229 12.1
Kentucky 15,782 15,843 -61 18,132 -2,350 -13.0
Louisiana 18,119 19,429 -1,310 24,165 -6,046 -25.0
Massachusetts 45,640 47,327 -1,687 46,636 -996 -2.1
Maryland 30,435 30,085 350 32,316 -1,881 -5.8
Maine 3,176 3,178 -2 3,641 -465 -12.8
Michigan 45,797 48,380 -2,583 47,398 -1,601 -3.4
Minnesota 25,020 24,696 324 26,713 -1,693 -6.3
Missouri 25,132 20,745 4,387 20,939 4,193 20.0
Mississippi 9,206 10,157 -951 11,120 -1,914 -17.2
Montana 4,327 3,753 574 4,776 -449 -9.4
North Carolina 19,249 19,581 -332 23,425 -4,176 -17.8
North Dakota 1,752 1,798 -46 2,240 -488 -21.8
Nebraska 3,560 3,780 -220 3,456 104 3.0
New Hampshire 3,128 3,238 -110 3,431 -303 -8.8
New Jersey 80,071 81,298 -1,227 84,515 -4,444 -5.3
New Mexico 8,839 8,958 -119 10,338 -1,499 -14.5
Nevada 18,693 19,165 -472 20,644 -1,951 -9.5
New York 122,451 121,493 958 129,151 -6,700 -5.2
Ohio 42,007 46,437 -4,430 45,853 -3,846 -8.4
Oklahoma 13,876 14,293 -417 19,248 -5,372 -27.9
Oregon 23,364 23,357 7 24,651 -1,287 -5.2
Pennsylvania 94,144 94,700 -556 102,938 -8,794 -8.5
Puerto Rico 17,011 15,675 1,336 19,554 -2,543 -13.0
Rhode Island 6,174 6,377 -203 6,697 -523 -7.8
South Carolina 16,884 14,269 2,615 18,861 -1,977 -10.5
South Dakota 913 915 -2 1,137 -224 -19.7
Tennessee 18,803 18,488 315 17,205 1,598 9.3
Texas 128,471 156,397 -27,926 155,227 -26,756 -17.2
Utah 8,071 7,581 490 8,689 -618 -7.1
Virginia 26,354 26,452 -98 27,937 -1,583 -5.7
Virgin Islands 271 292 -21 347 -76 -21.9
Vermont 2,202 2,150 52 2,673 -471 -17.6
Washington 46,532 42,740 3,792 40,269 6,263 15.6
Wisconsin 21,506 21,128 378 25,316 -3,810 -15.0
West Virginia 8,018 8,137 -119 11,222 -3,204 -28.6
Wyoming 1,732 1,689 43 3,488 -1,756 -50.3
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,595,318   1,628,956   1,727,601 -132,283 -7.7
Male 827,439 51.9% 845,831   937,162 -109,723 -11.7%
Female 755,021 47.3% 769,997   777,215 -22,194 -2.9%
Information Not Available 12,858 0.8% 13,128   13,224 -366 -2.8%
 
Ethnicity 1,595,318   1,628,956   1,727,601    
Hispanic or Latino 307,069 19.2% 312,259   321,646 -14,577 -4.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,109,267 69.5% 1,135,491   1,173,057 -63,790 -5.4%
Information Not Available 178,978 11.2% 181,202   232,900 -53,922 -23.2%
 
Race 1,595,318   1,628,956   1,727,601
American Indian or Alaskan Native 20,524 1.3% 21,075   22,721 -2,197 -9.7%
Asian 61,741 3.9% 62,546   64,309 -2,568 -4.0%
Black or African American 323,872 20.3% 335,975   332,979 -9,107 -2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,515 0.7% 11,274   10,988 527 4.8%
White 804,593 50.4% 816,861   862,964 -58,371 -6.8%
Information Not Available 375,537 23.5% 382,775   437,062 -61,525 -14.1%
 
Years of Age 1,595,318   1,628,956   1,727,601
Younger than 22 28,397 1.8% 28,020   31,099 -2,702 -8.7%
22-24 68,457 4.3% 70,709   74,221 -5,764 -7.8%
25-34 375,879 23.6% 384,743   407,377 -31,498 -7.7%
35-44 354,322 22.2% 358,680   374,557 -20,235 -5.4%
45-54 361,633 22.7% 372,263   400,108 -38,475 -9.6%
55-59 177,365 11.1% 178,083   190,442 -13,077 -6.9%
60-64 128,723 8.1% 132,525   137,774 -9,051 -6.6%
65 and older 88,058 5.5% 91,106   98,866 -10,808 -10.9%
Information Not Available 12,474 0.8% 12,817   13,157 -683 -5.2%
 
Industry 1,595,318   1,628,956   1,727,601
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 52,157 3.3% 47,898   46,443 5,714 12.3%
Mining 7,079 0.4% 7,208   20,378 -13,299 -65.3%
Utilities 3,907 0.2% 4,380   3,601 306 8.5%
Construction 145,995 9.2% 154,953   159,820 -13,825 -8.7%
Manufacturing 157,673 9.9% 154,579   186,618 -28,945 -15.5%
Wholesale Trade 61,693 3.9% 65,096   67,501 -5,808 -8.6%
Retail Trade 135,969 8.5% 139,473   140,314 -4,345 -3.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 53,068 3.3% 56,526   57,286 -4,218 -7.4%
Information 58,081 3.6% 61,840   57,345 736 1.3%
Finance and Insurance 51,759 3.2% 53,059   54,351 -2,592 -4.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 23,297 1.5% 23,240   24,976 -1,679 -6.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 104,965 6.6% 108,097   107,362 -2,397 -2.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,131 0.8% 12,468   11,112 1,019 9.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 219,788 13.8% 227,340   228,848 -9,060 -4.0%
Educational Services 50,719 3.2% 55,131   56,566 -5,847 -10.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 152,145 9.5% 157,782   152,247 -102 -0.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 22,952 1.4% 22,301   25,048 -2,096 -8.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 91,762 5.8% 90,029   94,080 -2,318 -2.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 42,372 2.7% 42,790   44,284 -1,912 -4.3%
Public Administration 31,413 2.0% 29,794   30,623 790 2.6%
Information Not Available 116,350 7.3% 114,927   158,798 -42,448 -26.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,485 5,467 7,940 -1,455 -18.3
Male 3,548 54.7% 2,874   4,706 -1,158 -24.6%
Female 2,923 45.1% 2,585   3,206 -283 -8.8%
Information Not Available 14 0.2% 8   28 -14 -50.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,485   5,467   7,940    
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 0   10 -10 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,174 95.2% 5,254   7,529 -1,355 -18.0%
Information Not Available 311 4.8% 213   401 -90 -22.4%
 
Race 6,485 5,467 7,940
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,775 27.4% 1,788   2,128 -353 -16.6%
Asian 497 7.7% 350   548 -51 -9.3%
Black or African American 338 5.2% 293   341 -3 -0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 200 3.1% 205   200 0 0.0%
White 3,364 51.9% 2,618   4,314 -950 -22.0%
Information Not Available 311 4.8% 213   409 -98 -24.0%
 
Years of Age 6,485 5,467 7,940
Younger than 22 115 1.2% 105   141 -26 -18.4%
22-24 274 2.9% 269   388 -114 -29.4%
25-34 1,784 19.2% 1,564   2,315 -531 -22.9%
35-44 1,448 15.6% 1,233   1,785 -337 -18.9%
45-54 1,395 15.0% 1,156   1,655 -260 -15.7%
55-59 654 7.0% 539   826 -172 -20.8%
60-64 553 5.9% 421   536 17 3.2%
65 and older 262 2.8% 180   294 -32 -10.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,485 5,467 7,940
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 43 0.7% 22   48 -5 -10.4%
Mining 264 4.0% 238   408 -144 -35.3%
Utilities 15 0.2% 27   34 -19 -55.9%
Construction 806 12.3% 606   1,316 -510 -38.8%
Manufacturing 709 10.9% 417   697 12 1.7%
Wholesale Trade 122 1.9% 136   132 -10 -7.6%
Retail Trade 613 9.4% 612   698 -85 -12.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 343 5.3% 231   429 -86 -20.0%
Information 75 1.1% 61   99 -24 -24.2%
Finance and Insurance 88 1.3% 106   134 -46 -34.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 100 1.5% 119   161 -61 -37.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 216 3.3% 207   323 -107 -33.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18 0.3% 21   26 -8 -30.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 343 5.3% 297   445 -102 -22.9%
Educational Services 217 3.3% 250   212 5 2.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 624 9.6% 633   615 9 1.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 129 2.0% 60   125 4 3.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 652 10.0% 464   727 -75 -10.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 193 3.0% 201   285 -92 -32.3%
Public Administration 655 10.0% 543   739 -84 -11.4%
Information Not Available 260 4.0% 216   287 -27 -9.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,999 16,450 19,218
Male 7,672 48.0% 7,989   9,816 -2,144 -21.8%
Female 8,311 51.9% 8,435   9,392 -1,081 -11.5%
Information Not Available 16 0.1% 26   10 6 60.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,999 16,450 19,218
Hispanic or Latino 210 1.3% 227   260 -50 -19.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,929 74.6% 12,379   14,067 -2,138 -15.2%
Information Not Available 3,860 24.1% 3,844   4,891 -1,031 -21.1%
 
Race 15,999 16,450 19,218
American Indian or Alaskan Native 738 4.6% 885   999 -261 -26.1%
Asian 382 2.4% 401   552 -170 -30.8%
Black or African American 7,069 44.2% 7,197   8,159 -1,090 -13.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1% 20   16 2 12.5%
White 6,987 43.7% 7,143   8,561 -1,574 -18.4%
Information Not Available 805 5.0% 804   931 -126 -13.5%
 
Years of Age 15,999 16,450 19,218
Younger than 22 36 0.2% 47   54 -18 -33.3%
22-24 46 0.2% 55   63 -17 -27.0%
25-34 633 3.0% 664   664 -31 -4.7%
35-44 2,588 12.3% 2,644   2,962 -374 -12.6%
45-54 3,460 16.5% 3,531   4,172 -712 -17.1%
55-59 1,864 8.9% 1,861   2,134 -270 -12.7%
60-64 2,015 9.6% 2,113   2,344 -329 -14.0%
65 and older 5,351 25.5% 5,528   6,819 -1,468 -21.5%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 7   6 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,999 16,450 19,218
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 139 0.9% 129   180 -41 -22.8%
Mining 50 0.3% 68   181 -131 -72.4%
Utilities 57 0.4% 54   46 11 23.9%
Construction 1,267 7.9% 1,351   1,687 -420 -24.9%
Manufacturing 2,533 15.7% 2,607   3,240 -707 -21.8%
Wholesale Trade 605 3.7% 611   712 -107 -15.0%
Retail Trade 1,942 12.0% 1,992   2,380 -438 -18.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 419 2.6% 438   575 -156 -27.1%
Information 255 1.6% 264   211 44 20.9%
Finance and Insurance 442 2.7% 464   516 -74 -14.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 228 1.4% 224   265 -37 -14.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 907 5.6% 975   1,036 -129 -12.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.3% 47   58 -4 -6.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,167 13.4% 2,236   2,751 -584 -21.2%
Educational Services 501 3.1% 494   554 -53 -9.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,592 9.9% 1,570   1,542 50 3.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 109 0.7% 110   117 -8 -6.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,146 7.1% 1,141   1,330 -184 -13.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 406 2.5% 404   454 -48 -10.6%
Public Administration 211 1.3% 212   288 -77 -26.7%
Information Not Available 969 6.0% 1,059   1,095 -126 -11.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,844 11,697 13,273
Male 5,900 49.8% 5,688   6,589 -689 -10.5%
Female 5,115 43.2% 5,176   5,716 -601 -10.5%
Information Not Available 829 7.0% 833   968 -139 -14.4%
 
Ethnicity 11,844 11,697 13,273
Hispanic or Latino 110 0.9% 112   69 41 59.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,905 92.1% 10,752   12,236 -1,331 -10.9%
Information Not Available 829 7.0% 833   968 -139 -14.4%
 
Race 11,844 11,697 13,273
American Indian or Alaskan Native 129 1.1% 107   158 -29 -18.4%
Asian 18 0.2% 9   26 -8 -30.8%
Black or African American 3,155 26.6% 3,119   3,749 -594 -15.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 579 4.9% 611   608 -29 -4.8%
White 7,024 59.3% 6,906   7,695 -671 -8.7%
Information Not Available 939 7.9% 945   1,037 -98 -9.5%
 
Years of Age 11,844 11,697 13,273
Younger than 22 251 1.4% 224   299 -48 -16.1%
22-24 492 2.7% 472   620 -128 -20.6%
25-34 2,386 13.2% 2,356   2,847 -461 -16.2%
35-44 2,662 14.8% 2,592   2,990 -328 -11.0%
45-54 2,578 14.3% 2,550   2,840 -262 -9.2%
55-59 1,205 6.7% 1,190   1,250 -45 -3.6%
60-64 844 4.7% 861   903 -59 -6.5%
65 and older 597 3.3% 619   556 41 7.4%
Information Not Available 829 4.6% 833   968 -139 -14.4%
 
Industry 11,844 11,697 13,273
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 94 0.8% 92   178 -84 -47.2%
Mining 70 0.6% 74   116 -46 -39.7%
Utilities 25 0.2% 21   29 -4 -13.8%
Construction 934 7.8% 887   1,046 -112 -10.7%
Manufacturing 1,794 15.0% 1,545   2,059 -265 -12.9%
Wholesale Trade 600 5.0% 572   569 31 5.4%
Retail Trade 1,295 10.8% 1,362   1,381 -86 -6.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 386 3.2% 364   539 -153 -28.4%
Information 146 1.2% 145   172 -26 -15.1%
Finance and Insurance 198 1.7% 196   220 -22 -10.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 138 1.2% 133   179 -41 -22.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 488 4.1% 517   463 25 5.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 112 0.9% 110   41 71 173.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,274 10.7% 1,314   1,299 -25 -1.9%
Educational Services 274 2.3% 304   385 -111 -28.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,236 10.4% 1,288   1,490 -254 -17.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 89 0.7% 71   127 -38 -29.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 618 5.2% 610   645 -27 -4.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 291 2.4% 301   294 -3 -1.0%
Public Administration 231 1.9% 241   280 -49 -17.5%
Information Not Available 1,551 13.0% 1,550   1,761 -210 -11.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 26,438 28,895 29,252
Male 13,384 50.6% 15,075   15,612 -2,228 -14.3%
Female 13,044 49.3% 13,806   13,624 -580 -4.3%
Information Not Available 10 0.0% 14   16 -6 -37.5%
 
Ethnicity 26,438 28,895 29,252
Hispanic or Latino 9,844 37.2% 11,518   10,443 -599 -5.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,488 43.5% 11,722   13,033 -1,545 -11.9%
Information Not Available 5,106 19.3% 5,655   5,776 -670 -11.6%
 
Race 26,438 28,895 29,252
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,454 5.5% 1,531   1,831 -377 -20.6%
Asian 1,737 6.6% 2,143   1,787 -50 -2.8%
Black or African American 2,239 8.5% 2,281   2,292 -53 -2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 222 0.8% 244   312 -90 -28.8%
White 12,879 48.7% 13,439   15,235 -2,356 -15.5%
Information Not Available 7,907 29.9% 9,257   7,795 112 1.4%
 
Years of Age 26,438 28,895 29,252
Younger than 22 503 1.4% 559   602 -99 -16.4%
22-24 1,224 3.3% 1,420   1,423 -199 -14.0%
25-34 5,960 16.1% 6,481   6,590 -630 -9.6%
35-44 5,790 15.6% 6,045   6,190 -400 -6.5%
45-54 6,135 16.5% 6,845   6,998 -863 -12.3%
55-59 3,181 8.6% 3,511   3,448 -267 -7.7%
60-64 2,245 6.1% 2,443   2,457 -212 -8.6%
65 and older 1,400 3.8% 1,591   1,544 -144 -9.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 26,438 28,895 29,252
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,899 9.9% 4,217   2,864 35 1.2%
Mining 49 0.2% 52   89 -40 -44.9%
Utilities 40 0.1% 36   49 -9 -18.4%
Construction 1,326 4.5% 1,382   1,870 -544 -29.1%
Manufacturing 1,352 4.6% 1,523   1,709 -357 -20.9%
Wholesale Trade 990 3.4% 1,110   1,145 -155 -13.5%
Retail Trade 2,002 6.8% 2,030   2,305 -303 -13.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 611 2.1% 682   705 -94 -13.3%
Information 432 1.5% 407   451 -19 -4.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,197 4.1% 1,216   1,081 116 10.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 437 1.5% 468   537 -100 -18.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,372 4.7% 1,466   1,482 -110 -7.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 88 0.3% 87   105 -17 -16.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,382 11.5% 3,514   3,647 -265 -7.3%
Educational Services 717 2.4% 699   904 -187 -20.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,507 8.5% 2,431   2,409 98 4.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 253 0.9% 265   273 -20 -7.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,285 4.4% 1,305   1,408 -123 -8.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 549 1.9% 552   548 1 0.2%
Public Administration 574 2.0% 506   729 -155 -21.3%
Information Not Available 4,376 14.9% 4,947   4,942 -566 -11.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 301,414 309,150 318,141
Male 156,257 51.8% 163,735   173,781 -17,524 -10.1%
Female 145,063 48.1% 145,415   144,170 893 0.6%
Information Not Available 94 0.0% 0   190 -96 -50.5%
 
Ethnicity 301,414 309,150 318,141
Hispanic or Latino 123,425 40.9% 118,221   123,384 41 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 150,237 49.8% 163,926   166,094 -15,857 -9.5%
Information Not Available 27,752 9.2% 27,003   28,663 -911 -3.2%
 
Race 301,414 309,150 318,141
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,352 0.8% 2,958   3,322 -970 -29.2%
Asian 29,069 9.6% 29,770   30,751 -1,682 -5.5%
Black or African American 29,539 9.8% 32,442   30,466 -927 -3.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 89,276 29.6% 98,756   101,555 -12,279 -12.1%
Information Not Available 151,178 50.2% 145,224   152,047 -869 -0.6%
 
Years of Age 301,414 309,150 318,141
Younger than 22 5,833 1.6% 5,153   7,498 -1,665 -22.2%
22-24 15,993 4.4% 16,412   14,806 1,187 8.0%
25-34 77,611 21.2% 79,576   84,281 -6,670 -7.9%
35-44 64,723 17.7% 63,357   65,109 -386 -0.6%
45-54 63,218 17.3% 67,746   71,847 -8,629 -12.0%
55-59 32,362 8.8% 31,583   32,459 -97 -0.3%
60-64 24,271 6.6% 26,049   24,867 -596 -2.4%
65 and older 17,309 4.7% 19,274   17,274 35 0.2%
Information Not Available 94 0.0% 0   0 94 0.0%
 
Industry 301,414 309,150 318,141
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 40,170 11.8% 34,064   34,453 5,717 16.6%
Mining 659 0.2% 573   1,803 -1,144 -63.4%
Utilities 1,223 0.4% 1,622   569 654 114.9%
Construction 20,884 6.1% 23,282   26,575 -5,691 -21.4%
Manufacturing 23,895 7.0% 22,423   28,378 -4,483 -15.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,505 0.4% 1,718   1,519 -14 -0.9%
Retail Trade 22,202 6.5% 22,709   25,341 -3,139 -12.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,467 2.5% 8,778   7,213 1,254 17.4%
Information 26,999 7.9% 29,865   29,707 -2,708 -9.1%
Finance and Insurance 4,704 1.4% 5,534   6,834 -2,130 -31.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,787 0.5% 2,099   1,708 79 4.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,867 2.0% 7,443   7,118 -251 -3.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 69,427 20.3% 73,184   67,956 1,471 2.2%
Educational Services 11,289 3.3% 13,072   13,003 -1,714 -13.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 21,637 6.3% 23,186   23,728 -2,091 -8.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,421 1.3% 5,057   5,505 -1,084 -19.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,052 4.4% 15,648   13,857 1,195 8.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,432 2.2% 7,061   8,827 -1,395 -15.8%
Public Administration 3,104 0.9% 2,290   3,322 -218 -6.6%
Information Not Available 9,690 2.8% 9,542   10,725 -1,035 -9.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,324 18,441 23,575
Male 9,750 50.5% 9,188   12,670 -2,920 -23.0%
Female 9,573 49.5% 9,252   10,904 -1,331 -12.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,324 18,441 23,575
Hispanic or Latino 3,538 18.3% 3,440   4,263 -725 -17.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,803 71.4% 13,150   16,993 -3,190 -18.8%
Information Not Available 1,983 10.3% 1,851   2,319 -336 -14.5%
 
Race 19,324 18,441 23,575
American Indian or Alaskan Native 356 1.8% 339   429 -73 -17.0%
Asian 453 2.3% 451   545 -92 -16.9%
Black or African American 1,306 6.8% 1,296   1,459 -153 -10.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 70 0.4% 85   91 -21 -23.1%
White 13,559 70.2% 12,872   16,671 -3,112 -18.7%
Information Not Available 3,580 18.5% 3,398   4,380 -800 -18.3%
 
Years of Age 19,324 18,441 23,575
Younger than 22 174 0.6% 157   224 -50 -22.3%
22-24 449 1.4% 417   599 -150 -25.0%
25-34 4,097 13.2% 3,823   5,140 -1,043 -20.3%
35-44 4,496 14.5% 4,305   5,437 -941 -17.3%
45-54 4,683 15.1% 4,461   5,770 -1,087 -18.8%
55-59 2,428 7.8% 2,386   2,969 -541 -18.2%
60-64 1,888 6.1% 1,831   2,218 -330 -14.9%
65 and older 1,106 3.6% 1,057   1,210 -104 -8.6%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 4   8 -5 -62.5%
 
Industry 19,324 18,441 23,575
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 136 0.7% 134   174 -38 -21.8%
Mining 186 1.0% 171   675 -489 -72.4%
Utilities 33 0.2% 38   51 -18 -35.3%
Construction 1,686 8.7% 1,515   2,047 -361 -17.6%
Manufacturing 1,393 7.2% 1,404   1,627 -234 -14.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,021 5.2% 951   1,353 -332 -24.5%
Retail Trade 1,580 8.1% 1,629   2,169 -589 -27.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 500 2.6% 503   782 -282 -36.1%
Information 898 4.6% 896   1,010 -112 -11.1%
Finance and Insurance 951 4.9% 953   957 -6 -0.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 477 2.5% 452   597 -120 -20.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,223 11.4% 2,149   2,453 -230 -9.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 228 1.2% 214   327 -99 -30.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,198 11.3% 2,169   2,590 -392 -15.1%
Educational Services 681 3.5% 703   815 -134 -16.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,925 9.9% 1,882   2,045 -120 -5.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 457 2.3% 300   555 -98 -17.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,287 6.6% 1,019   1,557 -270 -17.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 528 2.7% 515   642 -114 -17.8%
Public Administration 448 2.3% 386   518 -70 -13.5%
Information Not Available 488 2.5% 458   631 -143 -22.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,495 30,150 32,843
Male 15,381 52.1% 15,640   17,274 -1,893 -11.0%
Female 14,114 47.9% 14,510   15,569 -1,455 -9.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 29,495 30,150 32,843
Hispanic or Latino 4,688 15.9% 4,799   5,052 -364 -7.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,807 84.1% 25,351   27,791 -2,984 -10.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 29,495 30,150 32,843
American Indian or Alaskan Native 114 0.4% 116   131 -17 -13.0%
Asian 618 2.1% 604   661 -43 -6.5%
Black or African American 5,260 17.8% 5,398   5,583 -323 -5.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 16,462 55.8% 16,717   18,352 -1,890 -10.3%
Information Not Available 7,041 23.9% 7,315   8,116 -1,075 -13.2%
 
Years of Age 29,495 30,150 32,843
Younger than 22 510 1.2% 516   585 -75 -12.8%
22-24 1,229 2.8% 1,223   1,438 -209 -14.5%
25-34 6,541 15.2% 6,732   7,473 -932 -12.5%
35-44 5,879 13.6% 5,951   6,439 -560 -8.7%
45-54 6,849 15.9% 6,985   7,555 -706 -9.3%
55-59 3,528 8.2% 3,566   3,939 -411 -10.4%
60-64 2,808 6.5% 2,933   3,024 -216 -7.1%
65 and older 2,151 5.0% 2,244   2,390 -239 -10.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 29,495 30,150 32,843
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 122 0.4% 103   162 -40 -24.7%
Mining 15 0.1% 15   5 10 200.0%
Utilities 41 0.1% 49   55 -14 -25.5%
Construction 2,716 9.2% 2,714   3,098 -382 -12.3%
Manufacturing 3,100 10.5% 3,207   3,605 -505 -14.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,336 4.5% 1,356   1,379 -43 -3.1%
Retail Trade 3,535 11.9% 3,750   3,861 -326 -8.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,209 4.1% 1,385   1,716 -507 -29.5%
Information 612 2.1% 749   650 -38 -5.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,303 4.4% 1,356   1,465 -162 -11.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 462 1.6% 479   506 -44 -8.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,951 6.6% 1,964   2,020 -69 -3.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 344 1.2% 305   276 68 24.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,245 11.0% 3,271   3,708 -463 -12.5%
Educational Services 1,193 4.0% 1,255   1,250 -57 -4.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,083 13.8% 3,993   4,412 -329 -7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 563 1.9% 585   596 -33 -5.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,780 6.0% 1,775   1,934 -154 -8.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,032 3.5% 996   998 34 3.4%
Public Administration 342 1.2% 340   647 -305 -47.1%
Information Not Available 511 1.7% 503   500 11 2.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,270 8,251 8,073
Male 3,673 44.4% 3,680   3,632 41 1.1%
Female 4,595 55.6% 4,569   4,441 154 3.5%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,270 8,251 8,073
Hispanic or Latino 572 6.9% 616   659 -87 -13.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,663 92.7% 7,592   7,368 295 4.0%
Information Not Available 35 0.4% 43   46 -11 -23.9%
 
Race 8,270 8,251 8,073
American Indian or Alaskan Native 33 0.4% 35   37 -4 -10.8%
Asian 222 2.7% 207   223 -1 -0.4%
Black or African American 5,560 67.2% 5,570   5,543 17 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 21 0.3% 15   24 -3 -12.5%
White 1,629 19.7% 1,637   1,537 92 6.0%
Information Not Available 805 9.7% 787   709 96 13.5%
 
Years of Age 8,270 8,251 8,073
Younger than 22 133 1.4% 128   120 13 10.8%
22-24 399 4.3% 401   450 -51 -11.3%
25-34 2,324 24.9% 2,376   2,266 58 2.6%
35-44 1,952 20.9% 1,900   1,784 168 9.4%
45-54 1,722 18.5% 1,745   1,670 52 3.1%
55-59 813 8.7% 766   810 3 0.4%
60-64 571 6.1% 583   634 -63 -9.9%
65 and older 356 3.8% 352   339 17 5.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,270 8,251 8,073
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 15 0.2% 14   20 -5 -25.0%
Manufacturing 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.0% 1   2 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 17 0.2% 24   18 -1 -5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 10 0.1% 10   7 3 42.9%
Information 6 0.1% 3   8 -2 -25.0%
Finance and Insurance 7 0.1% 7   10 -3 -30.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2 0.0% 5   8 -6 -75.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 51 0.6% 61   45 6 13.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 54 0.7% 53   54 0 0.0%
Educational Services 8 0.1% 12   13 -5 -38.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 23 0.3% 25   12 11 91.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 3   1 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 24 0.3% 28   21 3 14.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 13 0.2% 16   14 -1 -7.1%
Public Administration 6 0.1% 3   4 2 50.0%
Information Not Available 8,029 97.1% 7,985   7,834 195 2.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,980 4,167 4,819
Male 1,720 43.2% 1,792   2,050 -330 -16.1%
Female 1,998 50.2% 2,118   2,433 -435 -17.9%
Information Not Available 262 6.6% 257   336 -74 -22.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,980 4,167 4,819
Hispanic or Latino 290 7.3% 301   279 11 3.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,428 86.1% 3,609   4,206 -778 -18.5%
Information Not Available 262 6.6% 257   336 -74 -22.0%
 
Race 3,980 4,167 4,819
American Indian or Alaskan Native 16 0.4% 15   17 -1 -5.9%
Asian 84 2.1% 83   94 -10 -10.6%
Black or African American 1,727 43.4% 1,835   1,953 -226 -11.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0% 2   8 -7 -87.5%
White 1,944 48.8% 2,019   2,481 -537 -21.6%
Information Not Available 209 5.2% 213   291 -82 -28.2%
 
Years of Age 3,980 4,167 4,819
Younger than 22 75 1.4% 85   82 -7 -8.5%
22-24 174 3.1% 187   235 -61 -26.0%
25-34 1,008 18.2% 1,053   1,152 -144 -12.5%
35-44 842 15.2% 878   978 -136 -13.9%
45-54 794 14.3% 868   1,167 -373 -32.0%
55-59 460 8.3% 460   545 -85 -15.6%
60-64 388 7.0% 365   375 13 3.5%
65 and older 198 3.6% 233   240 -42 -17.5%
Information Not Available 41 0.7% 38   45 -4 -8.9%
 
Industry 3,980 4,167 4,819
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 5 0.1% 6   15 -10 -66.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 12 0.3% 8   8 4 50.0%
Construction 233 5.8% 214   245 -12 -4.9%
Manufacturing 269 6.8% 270   334 -65 -19.5%
Wholesale Trade 130 3.3% 148   189 -59 -31.2%
Retail Trade 547 13.7% 575   695 -148 -21.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 144 3.6% 147   200 -56 -28.0%
Information 53 1.3% 66   72 -19 -26.4%
Finance and Insurance 362 9.1% 389   488 -126 -25.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 80 2.0% 82   102 -22 -21.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 309 7.8% 349   328 -19 -5.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21 0.5% 19   17 4 23.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 664 16.7% 726   795 -131 -16.5%
Educational Services 108 2.7% 125   105 3 2.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 521 13.1% 520   623 -102 -16.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 44 1.1% 37   69 -25 -36.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 351 8.8% 355   374 -23 -6.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 85 2.1% 86   98 -13 -13.3%
Public Administration 30 0.8% 34   45 -15 -33.3%
Information Not Available 12 0.3% 11   17 -5 -29.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 50,116 47,271 45,894
Male 22,085 44.1% 21,836   21,321 764 3.6%
Female 27,997 55.9% 25,406   24,376 3,621 14.9%
Information Not Available 34 0.1% 29   197 -163 -82.7%
 
Ethnicity 50,116 47,271 45,894
Hispanic or Latino 13,033 26.0% 12,063   11,430 1,603 14.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 33,370 66.6% 31,737   30,385 2,985 9.8%
Information Not Available 3,713 7.4% 3,471   4,079 -366 -9.0%
 
Race 50,116 47,271 45,894
American Indian or Alaskan Native 323 0.6% 259   266 57 21.4%
Asian 779 1.6% 763   757 22 2.9%
Black or African American 13,578 27.1% 13,544   11,979 1,599 13.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 243 0.5% 270   210 33 15.7%
White 29,814 59.5% 27,703   27,407 2,407 8.8%
Information Not Available 5,379 10.7% 4,732   5,275 104 2.0%
 
Years of Age 50,116 47,271 45,894
Younger than 22 497 0.7% 381   432 65 15.0%
22-24 1,419 1.9% 1,236   1,248 171 13.7%
25-34 10,355 13.7% 8,832   9,135 1,220 13.4%
35-44 10,434 13.8% 9,457   9,081 1,353 14.9%
45-54 10,751 14.2% 10,375   9,716 1,035 10.7%
55-59 5,370 7.1% 5,382   4,966 404 8.1%
60-64 4,092 5.4% 4,012   3,494 598 17.1%
65 and older 2,948 3.9% 3,100   2,500 448 17.9%
Information Not Available 4,250 5.6% 4,496   5,322 -1,072 -20.1%
 
Industry 50,116 47,271 45,894
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,254 2.4% 2,277   1,374 -120 -8.7%
Mining 32 0.1% 36   165 -133 -80.6%
Utilities 53 0.1% 78   57 -4 -7.0%
Construction 2,500 4.9% 2,377   2,449 51 2.1%
Manufacturing 2,206 4.3% 2,213   2,192 14 0.6%
Wholesale Trade 2,056 4.0% 1,916   1,916 140 7.3%
Retail Trade 4,481 8.7% 4,269   4,404 77 1.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,275 2.5% 1,281   1,322 -47 -3.6%
Information 838 1.6% 770   961 -123 -12.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,995 3.9% 1,898   1,769 226 12.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,060 2.1% 909   1,027 33 3.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,849 7.5% 3,351   3,405 444 13.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 509 1.0% 457   413 96 23.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,813 17.2% 8,395   7,872 941 12.0%
Educational Services 1,421 2.8% 1,478   1,533 -112 -7.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,306 10.3% 4,762   4,253 1,053 24.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,128 2.2% 1,145   865 263 30.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,570 8.9% 3,541   3,495 1,075 30.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,359 2.6% 1,171   1,151 208 18.1%
Public Administration 636 1.2% 584   625 11 1.8%
Information Not Available 4,775 9.3% 4,363   4,646 129 2.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,597 28,114 31,504
Male 12,982 45.4% 12,367   14,896 -1,914 -12.8%
Female 14,159 49.5% 14,247   15,091 -932 -6.2%
Information Not Available 1,456 5.1% 1,500   1,517 -61 -4.0%
 
Ethnicity 28,597 28,114 31,504
Hispanic or Latino 9 0.0% 20   114 -105 -92.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,132 94.9% 26,594   29,873 -2,741 -9.2%
Information Not Available 1,456 5.1% 1,500   1,517 -61 -4.0%
 
Race 28,597 28,114 31,504
American Indian or Alaskan Native 126 0.4% 110   154 -28 -18.2%
Asian 451 1.6% 440   438 13 3.0%
Black or African American 16,697 58.4% 15,987   17,793 -1,096 -6.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 9,867 34.5% 10,077   11,602 -1,735 -15.0%
Information Not Available 1,456 5.1% 1,500   1,517 -61 -4.0%
 
Years of Age 28,597 28,114 31,504
Younger than 22 542 1.5% 485   592 -50 -8.4%
22-24 1,191 3.3% 1,100   1,367 -176 -12.9%
25-34 7,136 19.5% 6,816   7,870 -734 -9.3%
35-44 7,046 19.3% 6,843   7,743 -697 -9.0%
45-54 6,796 18.6% 6,849   7,630 -834 -10.9%
55-59 2,943 8.0% 2,864   3,154 -211 -6.7%
60-64 1,887 5.2% 1,959   1,979 -92 -4.6%
65 and older 1,055 2.9% 1,198   1,169 -114 -9.8%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 28,597 28,114 31,504
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 292 1.0% 418   338 -46 -13.6%
Mining 17 0.1% 19   16 1 6.3%
Utilities 21 0.1% 30   15 6 40.0%
Construction 845 2.9% 1,123   1,047 -202 -19.3%
Manufacturing 3,033 10.5% 2,001   4,354 -1,321 -30.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,140 3.9% 1,097   1,286 -146 -11.4%
Retail Trade 2,070 7.2% 2,017   2,153 -83 -3.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 523 1.8% 507   573 -50 -8.7%
Information 489 1.7% 466   542 -53 -9.8%
Finance and Insurance 720 2.5% 705   853 -133 -15.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 337 1.2% 339   377 -40 -10.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,944 17.1% 5,063   5,144 -200 -3.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 32 0.1% 30   35 -3 -8.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 83 0.3% 81   100 -17 -17.0%
Educational Services 627 2.2% 664   772 -145 -18.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,326 4.6% 1,301   1,555 -229 -14.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,147 4.0% 1,129   1,362 -215 -15.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 184 0.6% 330   165 19 11.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 310 1.1% 352   351 -41 -11.7%
Public Administration 369 1.3% 330   307 62 20.2%
Information Not Available 10,088 34.9% 10,112   10,159 -71 -0.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,620 7,178 7,245
Male 5,255 69.0% 4,966   4,751 504 10.6%
Female 2,363 31.0% 2,210   2,491 -128 -5.1%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   3 -1 -33.3%
 
Ethnicity 7,620 7,178 7,245
Hispanic or Latino 555 7.3% 518   500 55 11.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,071 66.5% 4,788   4,889 182 3.7%
Information Not Available 1,994 26.2% 1,872   1,856 138 7.4%
 
Race 7,620 7,178 7,245
American Indian or Alaskan Native 50 0.7% 44   55 -5 -9.1%
Asian 2,349 30.8% 2,273   2,161 188 8.7%
Black or African American 114 1.5% 129   117 -3 -2.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,548 33.4% 2,336   2,405 143 5.9%
White 1,584 20.8% 1,503   1,571 13 0.8%
Information Not Available 975 12.8% 893   936 39 4.2%
 
Years of Age 7,620 7,178 7,245
Younger than 22 136 1.6% 122   141 -5 -3.5%
22-24 306 3.6% 275   309 -3 -1.0%
25-34 1,713 20.0% 1,550   1,701 12 0.7%
35-44 1,732 20.3% 1,712   1,588 144 9.1%
45-54 1,763 20.6% 1,691   1,639 124 7.6%
55-59 833 9.7% 737   818 15 1.8%
60-64 657 7.7% 652   634 23 3.6%
65 and older 480 5.6% 439   415 65 15.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,620 7,178 7,245
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 108 1.4% 158   128 -20 -15.6%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 10   12 -3 -25.0%
Construction 2,832 36.6% 2,665   2,392 440 18.4%
Manufacturing 154 2.0% 143   161 -7 -4.3%
Wholesale Trade 95 1.2% 88   108 -13 -12.0%
Retail Trade 306 4.0% 334   376 -70 -18.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 376 4.9% 174   406 -30 -7.4%
Information 219 2.8% 219   74 145 195.9%
Finance and Insurance 63 0.8% 67   58 5 8.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 91 1.2% 91   90 1 1.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 263 3.4% 252   293 -30 -10.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 53 0.7% 37   34 19 55.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 741 9.6% 768   743 -2 -0.3%
Educational Services 64 0.8% 60   66 -2 -3.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 355 4.6% 306   347 8 2.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 36 0.5% 53   56 -20 -35.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 621 8.0% 587   657 -36 -5.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 139 1.8% 139   150 -11 -7.3%
Public Administration 101 1.3% 100   133 -32 -24.1%
Information Not Available 994 12.9% 927   961 33 3.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 12,111 13,363 14,712
Male 6,599 54.5% 7,165   8,446 -1,847 -21.9%
Female 5,371 44.3% 6,046   6,093 -722 -11.8%
Information Not Available 141 1.2% 152   173 -32 -18.5%
 
Ethnicity 12,111 13,363 14,712
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 12,111 100.0% 13,363   14,712 -2,601 -17.7%
 
Race 12,111 13,363 14,712
American Indian or Alaskan Native 167 1.4% 199   89 78 87.6%
Asian 170 1.4% 200   74 96 129.7%
Black or African American 940 7.8% 1,066   474 466 98.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 8,015 66.2% 8,825   4,365 3,650 83.6%
Information Not Available 2,819 23.3% 3,073   9,710 -6,891 -71.0%
 
Years of Age 12,111 13,363 14,712
Younger than 22 229 1.2% 247   269 -40 -14.9%
22-24 451 2.4% 524   615 -164 -26.7%
25-34 2,576 13.5% 2,911   3,273 -697 -21.3%
35-44 2,692 14.2% 3,027   3,276 -584 -17.8%
45-54 2,853 15.0% 3,080   3,507 -654 -18.6%
55-59 1,554 8.2% 1,666   1,827 -273 -14.9%
60-64 1,102 5.8% 1,196   1,223 -121 -9.9%
65 and older 650 3.4% 710   722 -72 -10.0%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 2   0 4 0.0%
 
Industry 12,111 13,363 14,712
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 130 1.1% 136   166 -36 -21.7%
Mining 14 0.1% 10   18 -4 -22.2%
Utilities 23 0.2% 20   28 -5 -17.9%
Construction 1,761 14.4% 1,809   1,668 93 5.6%
Manufacturing 2,655 21.7% 2,790   4,393 -1,738 -39.6%
Wholesale Trade 621 5.1% 673   770 -149 -19.4%
Retail Trade 1,131 9.2% 1,273   1,215 -84 -6.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 369 3.0% 424   463 -94 -20.3%
Information 388 3.2% 470   481 -93 -19.3%
Finance and Insurance 460 3.8% 516   613 -153 -25.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 119 1.0% 130   159 -40 -25.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 590 4.8% 694   620 -30 -4.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 51 0.4% 52   43 8 18.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,124 9.2% 1,338   1,190 -66 -5.5%
Educational Services 286 2.3% 334   320 -34 -10.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,096 9.0% 1,269   1,156 -60 -5.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 120 1.0% 108   130 -10 -7.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 579 4.7% 669   672 -93 -13.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 297 2.4% 348   274 23 8.4%
Public Administration 203 1.7% 198   200 3 1.5%
Information Not Available 94 0.8% 102   133 -39 -29.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,099 3,808 5,410
Male 2,111 51.5% 1,933   2,988 -877 -29.4%
Female 1,987 48.5% 1,874   2,422 -435 -18.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 4,099 3,808 5,410
Hispanic or Latino 393 9.6% 415   505 -112 -22.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,080 75.1% 2,839   3,841 -761 -19.8%
Information Not Available 626 15.3% 554   1,064 -438 -41.2%
 
Race 4,099 3,808 5,410
American Indian or Alaskan Native 230 3.5% 213   272 -42 -15.4%
Asian 96 1.5% 108   148 -52 -35.1%
Black or African American 98 1.5% 95   104 -6 -5.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 42 0.6% 51   61 -19 -31.1%
White 5,109 77.7% 4,545   7,015 -1,906 -27.2%
Information Not Available 1,002 15.2% 1,029   1,217 -215 -17.7%
 
Years of Age 4,099 3,808 5,410
Younger than 22 66 0.7% 49   100 -34 -34.0%
22-24 147 1.7% 130   161 -14 -8.7%
25-34 775 8.8% 722   974 -199 -20.4%
35-44 923 10.5% 876   1,110 -187 -16.8%
45-54 966 11.0% 895   1,309 -343 -26.2%
55-59 518 5.9% 491   696 -178 -25.6%
60-64 401 4.6% 363   508 -107 -21.1%
65 and older 302 3.4% 280   544 -242 -44.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   8 -7 -87.5%
 
Industry 4,099 3,808 5,410
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 61 1.5% 60   121 -60 -49.6%
Mining 20 0.5% 21   43 -23 -53.5%
Utilities 5 0.1% 3   16 -11 -68.8%
Construction 378 9.1% 315   483 -105 -21.7%
Manufacturing 495 11.9% 443   851 -356 -41.8%
Wholesale Trade 204 4.9% 241   225 -21 -9.3%
Retail Trade 447 10.7% 444   551 -104 -18.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 116 2.8% 109   176 -60 -34.1%
Information 86 2.1% 80   98 -12 -12.2%
Finance and Insurance 156 3.8% 149   173 -17 -9.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 47 1.1% 39   66 -19 -28.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 258 6.2% 273   299 -41 -13.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.3% 15   18 -7 -38.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 400 9.6% 359   502 -102 -20.3%
Educational Services 122 2.9% 112   161 -39 -24.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 521 12.5% 489   507 14 2.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 75 1.8% 47   88 -13 -14.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 254 6.1% 193   274 -20 -7.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 98 2.4% 95   111 -13 -11.7%
Public Administration 128 3.1% 115   160 -32 -20.0%
Information Not Available 217 5.2% 206   487 -270 -55.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 87,968 89,306 92,072
Male 46,360 52.7% 47,143   49,090 -2,730 -5.6%
Female 41,025 46.6% 41,455   42,409 -1,384 -3.3%
Information Not Available 583 0.7% 708   573 10 1.7%
 
Ethnicity 87,968 89,306 92,072
Hispanic or Latino 11,162 12.7% 10,695   11,492 -330 -2.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 68,050 77.4% 69,461   71,254 -3,204 -4.5%
Information Not Available 8,756 10.0% 9,150   9,326 -570 -6.1%
 
Race 87,968 89,306 92,072
American Indian or Alaskan Native 362 0.4% 391   431 -69 -16.0%
Asian 2,416 2.7% 2,396   2,606 -190 -7.3%
Black or African American 25,767 29.3% 26,523   26,381 -614 -2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 193 0.2% 209   193 0 0.0%
White 50,583 57.5% 51,160   53,846 -3,263 -6.1%
Information Not Available 8,647 9.8% 8,627   8,615 32 0.4%
 
Years of Age 87,968 89,306 92,072
Younger than 22 1,252 1.0% 1,182   1,320 -68 -5.2%
22-24 3,195 2.4% 3,152   3,685 -490 -13.3%
25-34 20,228 15.4% 20,439   21,231 -1,003 -4.7%
35-44 20,582 15.7% 20,986   21,549 -967 -4.5%
45-54 21,064 16.0% 21,443   22,243 -1,179 -5.3%
55-59 10,314 7.9% 10,519   10,821 -507 -4.7%
60-64 7,301 5.6% 7,506   7,511 -210 -2.8%
65 and older 4,032 3.1% 4,079   3,712 320 8.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 87,968 89,306 92,072
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 183 0.2% 182   269 -86 -32.0%
Mining 233 0.3% 210   264 -31 -11.7%
Utilities 114 0.1% 138   205 -91 -44.4%
Construction 8,351 9.5% 8,994   8,338 13 0.2%
Manufacturing 9,259 10.5% 8,806   10,616 -1,357 -12.8%
Wholesale Trade 4,752 5.4% 4,669   4,786 -34 -0.7%
Retail Trade 8,120 9.2% 8,412   7,834 286 3.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,663 4.2% 3,898   4,090 -427 -10.4%
Information 2,007 2.3% 1,952   2,106 -99 -4.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,797 4.3% 3,779   3,558 239 6.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,399 1.6% 1,368   1,458 -59 -4.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,812 7.7% 6,738   7,080 -268 -3.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 918 1.0% 991   752 166 22.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,702 14.4% 12,583   13,602 -900 -6.6%
Educational Services 2,794 3.2% 3,156   3,512 -718 -20.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,907 7.8% 6,904   7,271 -364 -5.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,089 1.2% 915   1,102 -13 -1.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,891 5.5% 5,118   5,052 -161 -3.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,444 2.8% 2,475   2,502 -58 -2.3%
Public Administration 2,199 2.5% 2,332   2,309 -110 -4.8%
Information Not Available 5,334 6.1% 5,686   5,366 -32 -0.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,472 13,688 19,135
Male 6,968 51.7% 7,100   10,534 -3,566 -33.9%
Female 6,422 47.7% 6,497   8,517 -2,095 -24.6%
Information Not Available 82 0.6% 91   84 -2 -2.4%
 
Ethnicity 13,472 13,688 19,135
Hispanic or Latino 560 4.2% 592   828 -268 -32.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,303 76.5% 10,394   14,534 -4,231 -29.1%
Information Not Available 2,609 19.4% 2,702   3,773 -1,164 -30.9%
 
Race 13,472 13,688 19,135
American Indian or Alaskan Native 61 0.5% 70   89 -28 -31.5%
Asian 129 1.0% 106   161 -32 -19.9%
Black or African American 2,482 18.4% 2,473   3,457 -975 -28.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 25 0.2% 23   20 5 25.0%
White 9,884 73.4% 10,050   14,127 -4,243 -30.0%
Information Not Available 891 6.6% 966   1,281 -390 -30.4%
 
Years of Age 13,472 13,688 19,135
Younger than 22 113 0.5% 119   218 -105 -48.2%
22-24 303 1.4% 358   623 -320 -51.4%
25-34 2,584 11.7% 2,661   4,164 -1,580 -37.9%
35-44 3,301 14.9% 3,384   4,729 -1,428 -30.2%
45-54 3,645 16.4% 3,579   4,907 -1,262 -25.7%
55-59 1,787 8.1% 1,791   2,269 -482 -21.2%
60-64 1,177 5.3% 1,228   1,523 -346 -22.7%
65 and older 562 2.5% 568   702 -140 -19.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,472 13,688 19,135
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 25 0.2% 23   44 -19 -43.2%
Mining 7 0.1% 10   41 -34 -82.9%
Utilities 25 0.2% 25   28 -3 -10.7%
Construction 1,419 10.5% 1,379   1,946 -527 -27.1%
Manufacturing 2,679 19.8% 2,540   4,447 -1,768 -39.8%
Wholesale Trade 573 4.2% 559   842 -269 -31.9%
Retail Trade 1,509 11.2% 1,617   1,382 127 9.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 441 3.3% 527   694 -253 -36.5%
Information 253 1.9% 275   297 -44 -14.8%
Finance and Insurance 421 3.1% 461   614 -193 -31.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 226 1.7% 218   264 -38 -14.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 702 5.2% 747   952 -250 -26.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 121 0.9% 155   127 -6 -4.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,311 9.7% 1,302   1,819 -508 -27.9%
Educational Services 425 3.1% 442   708 -283 -40.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,185 8.8% 1,179   1,541 -356 -23.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 100 0.7% 105   151 -51 -33.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 390 2.9% 420   657 -267 -40.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 402 3.0% 406   524 -122 -23.3%
Public Administration 125 0.9% 135   165 -40 -24.2%
Information Not Available 1,133 8.4% 1,163   1,892 -759 -40.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,376 9,579 10,147
Male 6,523 57.3% 5,178   5,554 969 17.4%
Female 4,853 42.7% 4,401   4,593 260 5.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,376 9,579 10,147
Hispanic or Latino 800 7.0% 679   750 50 6.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,111 53.7% 4,707   5,118 993 19.4%
Information Not Available 4,465 39.2% 4,193   4,279 186 4.3%
 
Race 11,376 9,579 10,147
American Indian or Alaskan Native 148 1.3% 140   144 4 2.8%
Asian 118 1.0% 95   156 -38 -24.4%
Black or African American 3,207 28.2% 2,478   2,156 1,051 48.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.2% 15   20 -1 -5.0%
White 7,336 64.5% 6,321   7,018 318 4.5%
Information Not Available 548 4.8% 530   653 -105 -16.1%
 
Years of Age 11,376 9,579 10,147
Younger than 22 172 1.0% 136   183 -11 -6.0%
22-24 393 2.2% 350   401 -8 -2.0%
25-34 2,509 14.1% 2,032   2,341 168 7.2%
35-44 2,810 15.8% 2,377   2,418 392 16.2%
45-54 2,763 15.5% 2,300   2,349 414 17.6%
55-59 1,321 7.4% 1,126   1,210 111 9.2%
60-64 935 5.3% 835   816 119 14.6%
65 and older 473 2.7% 423   429 44 10.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,376 9,579 10,147
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 41 0.4% 44   31 10 32.3%
Mining 65 0.6% 62   97 -32 -33.0%
Utilities 20 0.2% 13   18 2 11.1%
Construction 1,181 10.3% 1,185   1,030 151 14.7%
Manufacturing 2,637 23.1% 1,072   1,383 1,254 90.7%
Wholesale Trade 378 3.3% 405   582 -204 -35.1%
Retail Trade 683 6.0% 714   865 -182 -21.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 335 2.9% 272   389 -54 -13.9%
Information 196 1.7% 201   292 -96 -32.9%
Finance and Insurance 272 2.4% 311   329 -57 -17.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 182 1.6% 169   157 25 15.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 698 6.1% 667   822 -124 -15.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 40 0.4% 54   38 2 5.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,170 10.2% 1,155   1,184 -14 -1.2%
Educational Services 194 1.7% 204   282 -88 -31.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,087 9.5% 1,118   1,094 -7 -0.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 56 0.5% 52   67 -11 -16.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 437 3.8% 386   405 32 7.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 193 1.7% 211   210 -17 -8.1%
Public Administration 274 2.4% 249   282 -8 -2.8%
Information Not Available 1,237 10.8% 1,035   590 647 109.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,782 15,843 18,132
Male 8,360 53.0% 8,760   10,436 -2,076 -19.9%
Female 7,422 47.0% 7,083   7,696 -274 -3.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,782 15,843 18,132
Hispanic or Latino 23 0.1% 32   22 1 4.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 473 3.0% 459   569 -96 -16.9%
Information Not Available 15,286 96.9% 15,352   17,541 -2,255 -12.9%
 
Race 15,782 15,843 18,132
American Indian or Alaskan Native 104 0.7% 133   93 11 11.8%
Asian 36 0.2% 37   75 -39 -52.0%
Black or African American 2,200 13.9% 2,531   2,342 -142 -6.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1% 14   22 1 4.5%
White 13,279 84.1% 12,949   15,292 -2,013 -13.2%
Information Not Available 140 0.9% 179   308 -168 -54.5%
 
Years of Age 15,782 15,843 18,132
Younger than 22 140 0.5% 244   278 -138 -49.6%
22-24 505 1.8% 455   595 -90 -15.1%
25-34 3,156 11.5% 3,565   4,000 -844 -21.1%
35-44 4,076 14.8% 3,941   4,159 -83 -2.0%
45-54 3,788 13.8% 3,849   4,446 -658 -14.8%
55-59 1,741 6.3% 1,589   2,192 -451 -20.6%
60-64 1,578 5.7% 1,530   1,557 21 1.3%
65 and older 794 2.9% 652   895 -101 -11.3%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 18   10 -6 -60.0%
 
Industry 15,782 15,843 18,132
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 45 0.3% 46   93 -48 -51.6%
Mining 149 0.9% 188   516 -367 -71.1%
Utilities 27 0.2% 37   25 2 8.0%
Construction 1,375 8.7% 1,479   1,782 -407 -22.8%
Manufacturing 3,359 21.2% 3,514   3,714 -355 -9.6%
Wholesale Trade 902 5.7% 822   900 2 0.2%
Retail Trade 1,339 8.5% 1,171   1,411 -72 -5.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 739 4.7% 689   644 95 14.8%
Information 370 2.3% 349   269 101 37.5%
Finance and Insurance 537 3.4% 625   578 -41 -7.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 180 1.1% 188   221 -41 -18.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 911 5.8% 891   1,028 -117 -11.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 126 0.8% 156   31 95 306.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,294 8.2% 1,387   1,804 -510 -28.3%
Educational Services 469 3.0% 496   706 -237 -33.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,578 10.0% 1,617   1,830 -252 -13.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 144 0.9% 188   137 7 5.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 685 4.3% 707   807 -122 -15.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 329 2.1% 234   441 -112 -25.4%
Public Administration 401 2.5% 308   269 132 49.1%
Information Not Available 823 5.2% 751   926 -103 -11.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,119 19,429 24,165
Male 8,374 46.2% 8,964   12,952 -4,578 -35.3%
Female 9,692 53.5% 10,420   11,189 -1,497 -13.4%
Information Not Available 53 0.3% 45   24 29 120.8%
 
Ethnicity 18,119 19,429 24,165
Hispanic or Latino 664 3.7% 752   956 -292 -30.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,968 93.6% 18,181   23,131 -6,163 -26.6%
Information Not Available 487 2.7% 496   78 409 524.4%
 
Race 18,119 19,429 24,165
American Indian or Alaskan Native 115 0.6% 108   150 -35 -23.3%
Asian 98 0.5% 107   189 -91 -48.1%
Black or African American 9,061 50.0% 9,752   12,330 -3,269 -26.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 323 1.8% 281   26 297 1142.3%
White 7,048 38.9% 7,659   10,882 -3,834 -35.2%
Information Not Available 1,474 8.1% 1,522   588 886 150.7%
 
Years of Age 18,119 19,429 24,165
Younger than 22 325 1.4% 374   493 -168 -34.1%
22-24 770 3.2% 843   1,112 -342 -30.8%
25-34 4,347 18.3% 4,820   6,227 -1,880 -30.2%
35-44 4,451 18.7% 4,764   5,727 -1,276 -22.3%
45-54 4,063 17.1% 4,203   5,381 -1,318 -24.5%
55-59 1,932 8.1% 2,057   2,521 -589 -23.4%
60-64 1,362 5.7% 1,471   1,647 -285 -17.3%
65 and older 869 3.7% 897   1,057 -188 -17.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 18,119 19,429 24,165
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 108 0.6% 119   145 -37 -25.5%
Mining 241 1.3% 254   952 -711 -74.7%
Utilities 46 0.3% 48   43 3 7.0%
Construction 3,016 16.5% 3,292   3,374 -358 -10.6%
Manufacturing 1,306 7.2% 1,369   2,352 -1,046 -44.5%
Wholesale Trade 453 2.5% 491   794 -341 -42.9%
Retail Trade 1,472 8.1% 1,495   2,263 -791 -35.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 706 3.9% 724   1,114 -408 -36.6%
Information 226 1.2% 228   428 -202 -47.2%
Finance and Insurance 411 2.3% 437   437 -26 -5.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 293 1.6% 319   580 -287 -49.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 770 4.2% 893   1,329 -559 -42.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.3% 68   83 -29 -34.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,455 8.0% 1,610   1,959 -504 -25.7%
Educational Services 468 2.6% 515   550 -82 -14.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,930 10.6% 2,003   2,539 -609 -24.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 238 1.3% 281   398 -160 -40.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,420 7.8% 1,550   1,981 -561 -28.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 447 2.5% 499   618 -171 -27.7%
Public Administration 284 1.6% 274   440 -156 -35.5%
Information Not Available 2,775 15.2% 2,960   1,786 989 55.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,640 47,327 46,636
Male 24,292 53.2% 24,917   25,698 -1,406 -5.5%
Female 21,346 46.8% 22,407   20,938 408 1.9%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 3   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 45,640 47,327 46,636
Hispanic or Latino 5,795 12.7% 6,183   6,017 -222 -3.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 37,052 81.2% 38,340   37,650 -598 -1.6%
Information Not Available 2,793 6.1% 2,804   2,969 -176 -5.9%
 
Race 45,640 47,327 46,636
American Indian or Alaskan Native 233 0.5% 232   227 6 2.6%
Asian 1,838 4.0% 1,915   1,979 -141 -7.1%
Black or African American 4,806 10.5% 5,092   4,858 -52 -1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 115 0.3% 104   118 -3 -2.5%
White 32,089 70.3% 33,169   32,929 -840 -2.6%
Information Not Available 6,559 14.4% 6,815   6,525 34 0.5%
 
Years of Age 45,640 47,327 46,636
Younger than 22 680 0.9% 641   724 -44 -6.1%
22-24 1,751 2.4% 1,825   1,986 -235 -11.8%
25-34 10,208 13.9% 10,593   10,540 -332 -3.1%
35-44 9,643 13.1% 9,928   9,865 -222 -2.3%
45-54 10,884 14.8% 11,332   11,319 -435 -3.8%
55-59 5,318 7.2% 5,579   5,436 -118 -2.2%
60-64 4,272 5.8% 4,426   4,015 257 6.4%
65 and older 2,884 3.9% 3,003   2,751 133 4.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 45,640 47,327 46,636
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 278 0.6% 280   264 14 5.3%
Mining 20 0.0% 20   23 -3 -13.0%
Utilities 210 0.5% 213   167 43 25.7%
Construction 3,887 8.5% 3,816   4,878 -991 -20.3%
Manufacturing 4,049 8.8% 4,312   4,653 -604 -13.0%
Wholesale Trade 2,494 5.4% 2,631   2,351 143 6.1%
Retail Trade 4,178 9.1% 4,373   3,982 196 4.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,282 2.8% 1,494   1,181 101 8.6%
Information 1,354 2.9% 1,353   1,323 31 2.3%
Finance and Insurance 2,171 4.7% 2,164   2,012 159 7.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 804 1.8% 832   869 -65 -7.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,878 10.6% 5,065   4,744 134 2.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 313 0.7% 304   283 30 10.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,365 9.5% 4,640   4,857 -492 -10.1%
Educational Services 1,290 2.8% 1,374   1,268 22 1.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,360 11.7% 5,526   4,926 434 8.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 598 1.3% 587   575 23 4.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,826 6.2% 2,968   2,840 -14 -0.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,654 5.8% 2,687   2,680 -26 -1.0%
Public Administration 1,194 2.6% 1,298   1,228 -34 -2.8%
Information Not Available 1,435 3.1% 1,390   1,532 -97 -6.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,435 30,085 32,316
Male 11,787 38.7% 11,222   13,313 -1,526 -11.5%
Female 11,522 37.9% 11,539   12,374 -852 -6.9%
Information Not Available 7,126 23.4% 7,324   6,629 497 7.5%
 
Ethnicity 30,435 30,085 32,316
Hispanic or Latino 1,214 4.0% 1,093   1,175 39 3.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,271 69.9% 20,842   23,781 -2,510 -10.6%
Information Not Available 7,950 26.1% 8,150   7,360 590 8.0%
 
Race 30,435 30,085 32,316
American Indian or Alaskan Native 103 0.3% 109   101 2 2.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 11,181 36.7% 11,130   12,028 -847 -7.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 49 0.2% 43   47 2 4.3%
White 9,938 32.7% 9,560   11,606 -1,668 -14.4%
Information Not Available 9,164 30.1% 9,243   8,534 630 7.4%
 
Years of Age 30,435 30,085 32,316
Younger than 22 401 1.0% 381   463 -62 -13.4%
22-24 959 2.5% 936   1,113 -154 -13.8%
25-34 5,884 15.3% 5,809   6,563 -679 -10.3%
35-44 4,947 12.8% 4,875   5,404 -457 -8.5%
45-54 5,125 13.3% 5,090   5,759 -634 -11.0%
55-59 2,644 6.9% 2,531   2,726 -82 -3.0%
60-64 1,836 4.8% 1,812   2,004 -168 -8.4%
65 and older 1,513 3.9% 1,327   1,654 -141 -8.5%
Information Not Available 7,126 18.5% 7,324   6,630 496 7.5%
 
Industry 30,435 30,085 32,316
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 42 0.1% 18   54 -12 -22.2%
Mining 8 0.0% 7   26 -18 -69.2%
Utilities 31 0.1% 33   47 -16 -34.0%
Construction 2,405 7.9% 2,226   2,586 -181 -7.0%
Manufacturing 267 0.9% 209   366 -99 -27.0%
Wholesale Trade 877 2.9% 919   1,185 -308 -26.0%
Retail Trade 930 3.1% 1,029   1,138 -208 -18.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 594 1.9% 640   590 4 0.7%
Information 460 1.5% 485   413 47 11.4%
Finance and Insurance 869 2.9% 943   838 31 3.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 683 2.2% 543   605 78 12.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,358 7.7% 2,506   2,684 -326 -12.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 97 0.3% 113   72 25 34.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,171 10.4% 3,146   3,603 -432 -12.0%
Educational Services 936 3.1% 952   981 -45 -4.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,478 8.1% 2,550   2,557 -79 -3.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 412 1.4% 311   404 8 2.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,705 5.6% 1,343   1,955 -250 -12.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 684 2.2% 693   772 -88 -11.4%
Public Administration 564 1.9% 504   606 -42 -6.9%
Information Not Available 10,864 35.6% 10,915   10,834 30 0.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,176 3,178 3,641
Male 1,628 51.3% 1,600   1,953 -325 -16.6%
Female 1,548 48.7% 1,578   1,688 -140 -8.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,176 3,178 3,641
Hispanic or Latino 52 1.6% 65   50 2 4.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,791 87.9% 2,781   3,166 -375 -11.8%
Information Not Available 333 10.5% 332   425 -92 -21.6%
 
Race 3,176 3,178 3,641
American Indian or Alaskan Native 50 1.6% 35   40 10 25.0%
Asian 22 0.7% 20   17 5 29.4%
Black or African American 60 1.9% 65   50 10 20.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 2,904 91.4% 2,911   3,331 -427 -12.8%
Information Not Available 140 4.4% 147   203 -63 -31.0%
 
Years of Age 3,176 3,178 3,641
Younger than 22 97 1.7% 78   94 3 3.2%
22-24 105 1.8% 116   164 -59 -36.0%
25-34 635 11.0% 622   727 -92 -12.7%
35-44 645 11.2% 641   714 -69 -9.7%
45-54 793 13.7% 809   891 -98 -11.0%
55-59 415 7.2% 401   497 -82 -16.5%
60-64 296 5.1% 333   339 -43 -12.7%
65 and older 190 3.3% 178   215 -25 -11.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 3,176 3,178 3,641
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 38 1.2% 48   79 -41 -51.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 3 0.1% 5   14 -11 -78.6%
Construction 144 4.5% 149   226 -82 -36.3%
Manufacturing 296 9.2% 285   434 -138 -31.8%
Wholesale Trade 114 3.5% 108   125 -11 -8.8%
Retail Trade 328 10.2% 350   300 28 9.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 78 2.4% 66   83 -5 -6.0%
Information 34 1.1% 39   38 -4 -10.5%
Finance and Insurance 86 2.7% 70   81 5 6.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 38 1.2% 31   40 -2 -5.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 147 4.6% 143   164 -17 -10.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8 0.2% 11   9 -1 -11.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 240 7.5% 253   301 -61 -20.3%
Educational Services 89 2.8% 98   65 24 36.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 342 10.6% 377   373 -31 -8.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 26 0.8% 34   49 -23 -46.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 227 7.1% 168   256 -29 -11.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 67 2.1% 63   90 -23 -25.6%
Public Administration 61 1.9% 64   67 -6 -9.0%
Information Not Available 810 25.2% 816   846 -36 -4.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 45,797 48,380 47,398
Male 23,873 52.1% 25,392   25,496 -1,623 -6.4%
Female 20,610 45.0% 21,714   20,423 187 0.9%
Information Not Available 1,314 2.9% 1,274   1,479 -165 -11.2%
 
Ethnicity 45,797 48,380 47,398
Hispanic or Latino 1,678 3.7% 1,824   1,739 -61 -3.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,982 78.6% 38,316   36,792 -810 -2.2%
Information Not Available 8,137 17.8% 8,240   8,867 -730 -8.2%
 
Race 45,797 48,380 47,398
American Indian or Alaskan Native 337 0.7% 308   382 -45 -11.8%
Asian 566 1.2% 630   571 -5 -0.9%
Black or African American 9,834 21.5% 11,180   9,772 62 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 67 0.1% 67   60 7 11.7%
White 24,806 54.2% 26,000   25,898 -1,092 -4.2%
Information Not Available 10,187 22.2% 10,195   10,715 -528 -4.9%
 
Years of Age 45,797 48,380 47,398
Younger than 22 797 1.2% 802   792 5 0.6%
22-24 1,900 2.8% 2,091   2,187 -287 -13.1%
25-34 10,572 15.8% 11,277   11,043 -471 -4.3%
35-44 10,419 15.5% 11,033   10,791 -372 -3.4%
45-54 11,238 16.8% 12,154   11,842 -604 -5.1%
55-59 5,554 8.3% 5,703   5,755 -201 -3.5%
60-64 3,585 5.3% 3,573   3,275 310 9.5%
65 and older 1,732 2.6% 1,747   1,711 21 1.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Industry 45,797 48,380 47,398
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 287 0.6% 260   334 -47 -14.1%
Mining 65 0.1% 52   220 -155 -70.5%
Utilities 83 0.2% 65   88 -5 -5.7%
Construction 3,086 6.7% 2,565   3,064 22 0.7%
Manufacturing 8,650 18.8% 8,110   8,125 525 6.5%
Wholesale Trade 4,074 8.8% 7,478   5,667 -1,593 -28.1%
Retail Trade 2,784 6.0% 2,805   2,565 219 8.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,365 3.0% 1,338   1,210 155 12.8%
Information 885 1.9% 779   664 221 33.3%
Finance and Insurance 1,258 2.7% 1,282   1,124 134 11.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 572 1.2% 564   654 -82 -12.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,998 8.7% 3,969   3,994 4 0.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,492 3.2% 1,809   1,103 389 35.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,109 11.1% 5,027   5,003 106 2.1%
Educational Services 1,018 2.2% 1,130   1,307 -289 -22.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,631 7.9% 3,944   4,361 -730 -16.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 387 0.8% 424   469 -82 -17.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,875 4.1% 1,705   1,968 -93 -4.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,266 2.7% 1,225   1,328 -62 -4.7%
Public Administration 739 1.6% 636   907 -168 -18.5%
Information Not Available 3,173 6.9% 3,213   3,243 -70 -2.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Oct 2017 Percent Sep 2017     Oct 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,020 24,696 26,713
Male 14,434 57.7% 13,564   15,845 -1,411 -8.9%
Female 10,584 42.3% 11,125   10,859 -275 -2.5%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 7   9 -7 -77.8%
 
Ethnicity 25,020 24,696 26,713
Hispanic or Latino 917 3.7% 927   1,092 -175 -16.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,447 85.7% 21,207   22,728 -1,281 -5.6%
Information Not Available 2,656 10.6% 2,562   2,893 -237 -8.2%
 
Race 25,020 24,696 26,713
American Indian or Alaskan Native 340 1.4% 363   367 -27 -7.4%
Asian 728 2.9% 745   882 -154 -17.5%
Black or African American 2,183 8.7% 2,351   2,378 -195 -8.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 76 0.3% 65   51 25 49.0%
White 19,333 77.3% 18,820   20,652 -1,319 -6.4%
Information Not Available 2,360 9.4%