Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

September 2017

The Virgin Islands data are estimated for the month of September 2017 due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
September 2017
Sep 2017 Aug 2017 Monthly Change Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,628,956 1,885,113 -256,157 1,750,479 -121,523 -6.9
Alaska 5,467 6,115 -648 6,771 -1,304 -19.3
Alabama 16,450 18,502 -2,052 19,618 -3,168 -16.1
Arkansas 11,697 13,980 -2,283 13,861 -2,164 -15.6
Arizona 28,895 33,657 -4,762 31,407 -2,512 -8.0
California 309,150 336,839 -27,689 321,497 -12,347 -3.8
Colorado 18,441 21,517 -3,076 22,572 -4,131 -18.3
Connecticut 30,150 40,297 -10,147 33,355 -3,205 -9.6
District of Columbia 8,251 9,216 -965 7,781 470 6.0
Delaware 4,167 6,040 -1,873 4,720 -553 -11.7
Florida 47,271 54,113 -6,842 51,476 -4,205 -8.2
Georgia 28,114 29,037 -923 29,871 -1,757 -5.9
Hawaii 7,178 7,212 -34 7,092 86 1.2
Iowa 13,363 15,500 -2,137 14,674 -1,311 -8.9
Idaho 3,808 5,044 -1,236 5,191 -1,383 -26.6
Illinois 89,306 102,903 -13,597 94,483 -5,177 -5.5
Indiana 13,688 14,899 -1,211 19,470 -5,782 -29.7
Kansas 9,579 12,205 -2,626 10,857 -1,278 -11.8
Kentucky 15,843 19,044 -3,201 18,682 -2,839 -15.2
Louisiana 19,429 22,188 -2,759 25,695 -6,266 -24.4
Massachusetts 47,327 58,827 -11,500 48,519 -1,192 -2.5
Maryland 30,085 36,534 -6,449 32,425 -2,340 -7.2
Maine 3,178 3,834 -656 3,717 -539 -14.5
Michigan 48,380 53,056 -4,676 47,082 1,298 2.8
Minnesota 24,696 28,229 -3,533 26,415 -1,719 -6.5
Missouri 20,745 28,285 -7,540 24,889 -4,144 -16.6
Mississippi 10,157 12,841 -2,684 11,809 -1,652 -14.0
Montana 3,753 4,175 -422 3,776 -23 -0.6
North Carolina 19,581 22,312 -2,731 22,703 -3,122 -13.8
North Dakota 1,798 2,398 -600 2,419 -621 -25.7
Nebraska 3,780 4,708 -928 3,454 326 9.4
New Hampshire 3,238 4,100 -862 3,438 -200 -5.8
New Jersey 81,298 103,673 -22,375 83,124 -1,826 -2.2
New Mexico 8,958 10,872 -1,914 10,528 -1,570 -14.9
Nevada 19,165 20,211 -1,046 20,225 -1,060 -5.2
New York 121,493 151,152 -29,659 125,455 -3,962 -3.2
Ohio 46,437 49,251 -2,814 47,587 -1,150 -2.4
Oklahoma 14,293 15,091 -798 19,641 -5,348 -27.2
Oregon 23,357 25,833 -2,476 23,914 -557 -2.3
Pennsylvania 94,700 126,385 -31,685 103,000 -8,300 -8.1
Puerto Rico 15,675 26,004 -10,329 19,489 -3,814 -19.6
Rhode Island 6,377 9,091 -2,714 7,027 -650 -9.3
South Carolina 14,269 21,987 -7,718 18,533 -4,264 -23.0
South Dakota 915 1,170 -255 1,063 -148 -13.9
Tennessee 18,488 21,381 -2,893 17,318 1,170 6.8
Texas 156,397 146,004 10,393 163,620 -7,223 -4.4
Utah 7,581 8,191 -610 8,771 -1,190 -13.6
Virginia 26,452 30,036 -3,584 28,520 -2,068 -7.3
Virgin Islands 292 244 48 409 -117 -28.6
Vermont 2,150 3,392 -1,242 2,510 -360 -14.3
Washington 42,740 47,463 -4,723 38,262 4,478 11.7
Wisconsin 21,128 28,340 -7,212 26,064 -4,936 -18.9
West Virginia 8,137 9,537 -1,400 12,004 -3,867 -32.2
Wyoming 1,689 2,198 -509 3,696 -2,007 -54.3
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,628,956   1,885,113   1,750,479 -121,523 -6.9
Male 845,831 51.9% 919,179   948,220 -102,389 -10.8%
Female 769,997 47.3% 951,805   788,520 -18,523 -2.3%
Information Not Available 13,128 0.8% 14,129   13,739 -611 -4.4%
 
Ethnicity 1,628,956   1,885,113   1,750,479    
Hispanic or Latino 312,259 19.2% 372,052   323,097 -10,838 -3.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,135,491 69.7% 1,303,006   1,190,483 -54,992 -4.6%
Information Not Available 181,202 11.1% 210,052   236,900 -55,698 -23.5%
 
Race 1,628,956   1,885,113   1,750,479
American Indian or Alaskan Native 21,075 1.3% 24,524   22,811 -1,736 -7.6%
Asian 62,546 3.8% 67,800   62,856 -310 -0.5%
Black or African American 335,975 20.6% 381,243   340,958 -4,983 -1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,274 0.7% 11,802   11,050 224 2.0%
White 816,861 50.1% 958,311   879,680 -62,819 -7.1%
Information Not Available 382,775 23.5% 446,045   436,282 -53,507 -12.3%
 
Years of Age 1,628,956   1,885,113   1,750,479
Younger than 22 28,020 1.7% 31,084   32,250 -4,230 -13.1%
22-24 70,709 4.3% 73,110   75,061 -4,352 -5.8%
25-34 384,743 23.6% 421,843   413,032 -28,289 -6.8%
35-44 358,680 22.0% 407,196   384,351 -25,671 -6.7%
45-54 372,263 22.9% 433,916   405,820 -33,557 -8.3%
55-59 178,083 10.9% 215,566   189,797 -11,714 -6.2%
60-64 132,525 8.1% 159,630   137,351 -4,826 -3.5%
65 and older 91,106 5.6% 128,927   99,025 -7,919 -8.0%
Information Not Available 12,817 0.8% 13,837   13,792 -975 -7.1%
 
Industry 1,628,956   1,885,113   1,750,479
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 47,898 2.9% 58,674   44,513 3,385 7.6%
Mining 7,208 0.4% 7,584   25,083 -17,875 -71.3%
Utilities 4,380 0.3% 3,878   4,317 63 1.5%
Construction 154,953 9.5% 147,642   164,356 -9,403 -5.7%
Manufacturing 154,579 9.5% 164,673   188,166 -33,587 -17.8%
Wholesale Trade 65,096 4.0% 64,240   68,949 -3,853 -5.6%
Retail Trade 139,473 8.6% 149,778   141,673 -2,200 -1.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 56,526 3.5% 125,057   56,954 -428 -0.8%
Information 61,840 3.8% 62,487   58,855 2,985 5.1%
Finance and Insurance 53,059 3.3% 57,317   55,407 -2,348 -4.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 23,240 1.4% 25,655   25,586 -2,346 -9.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 108,097 6.6% 116,753   110,114 -2,017 -1.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,468 0.8% 13,154   11,433 1,035 9.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 227,340 14.0% 249,535   229,097 -1,757 -0.8%
Educational Services 55,131 3.4% 80,582   61,189 -6,058 -9.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 157,782 9.7% 180,948   155,097 2,685 1.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 22,301 1.4% 24,853   23,100 -799 -3.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 90,029 5.5% 135,351   90,383 -354 -0.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 42,790 2.6% 49,305   46,244 -3,454 -7.5%
Public Administration 29,794 1.8% 41,415   28,978 816 2.8%
Information Not Available 114,927 7.1% 126,224   160,985 -46,058 -28.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,467 6,115 6,771 -1,304 -19.3
Male 2,874 52.6% 2,965   3,829 -955 -24.9%
Female 2,585 47.3% 3,136   2,920 -335 -11.5%
Information Not Available 8 0.1% 14   22 -14 -63.6%
 
Ethnicity 5,467   6,115   6,771    
Hispanic or Latino 0 0.0% 8   12 -12 -100.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,254 96.1% 5,839   6,457 -1,203 -18.6%
Information Not Available 213 3.9% 268   302 -89 -29.5%
 
Race 5,467 6,115 6,771
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,788 32.7% 2,119   2,022 -234 -11.6%
Asian 350 6.4% 269   441 -91 -20.6%
Black or African American 293 5.4% 344   322 -29 -9.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 205 3.7% 182   160 45 28.1%
White 2,618 47.9% 2,927   3,516 -898 -25.5%
Information Not Available 213 3.9% 274   310 -97 -31.3%
 
Years of Age 5,467 6,115 6,771
Younger than 22 105 1.4% 124   106 -1 -0.9%
22-24 269 3.5% 237   325 -56 -17.2%
25-34 1,564 20.4% 1,747   1,963 -399 -20.3%
35-44 1,233 16.1% 1,435   1,503 -270 -18.0%
45-54 1,156 15.1% 1,240   1,470 -314 -21.4%
55-59 539 7.0% 661   713 -174 -24.4%
60-64 421 5.5% 394   448 -27 -6.0%
65 and older 180 2.3% 277   243 -63 -25.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 5,467 6,115 6,771
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 22 0.4% 5   29 -7 -24.1%
Mining 238 4.3% 224   517 -279 -54.0%
Utilities 27 0.5% 24   27 0 0.0%
Construction 606 11.0% 561   926 -320 -34.6%
Manufacturing 417 7.6% 242   464 -47 -10.1%
Wholesale Trade 136 2.5% 74   131 5 3.8%
Retail Trade 612 11.1% 710   634 -22 -3.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 231 4.2% 520   285 -54 -18.9%
Information 61 1.1% 78   93 -32 -34.4%
Finance and Insurance 106 1.9% 157   130 -24 -18.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 119 2.2% 118   145 -26 -17.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 207 3.8% 236   321 -114 -35.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21 0.4% 8   22 -1 -4.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 297 5.4% 304   334 -37 -11.1%
Educational Services 250 4.6% 363   225 25 11.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 633 11.5% 742   684 -51 -7.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 60 1.1% 72   82 -22 -26.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 464 8.5% 497   554 -90 -16.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 201 3.7% 351   293 -92 -31.4%
Public Administration 543 9.9% 640   620 -77 -12.4%
Information Not Available 216 3.9% 189   255 -39 -15.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,450 18,502 19,618
Male 7,989 48.6% 8,850   10,283 -2,294 -22.3%
Female 8,435 51.3% 9,631   9,282 -847 -9.1%
Information Not Available 26 0.2% 21   53 -27 -50.9%
 
Ethnicity 16,450 18,502 19,618
Hispanic or Latino 227 1.4% 239   263 -36 -13.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,379 75.3% 13,985   14,231 -1,852 -13.0%
Information Not Available 3,844 23.4% 4,278   5,124 -1,280 -25.0%
 
Race 16,450 18,502 19,618
American Indian or Alaskan Native 885 5.4% 1,070   1,154 -269 -23.3%
Asian 401 2.4% 520   578 -177 -30.6%
Black or African American 7,197 43.8% 8,210   8,209 -1,012 -12.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1% 19   13 7 53.8%
White 7,143 43.4% 7,809   8,684 -1,541 -17.7%
Information Not Available 804 4.9% 874   980 -176 -18.0%
 
Years of Age 16,450 18,502 19,618
Younger than 22 47 0.2% 52   56 -9 -16.1%
22-24 55 0.3% 77   63 -8 -12.7%
25-34 664 3.1% 784   679 -15 -2.2%
35-44 2,644 12.3% 3,076   3,076 -432 -14.0%
45-54 3,531 16.4% 4,007   4,221 -690 -16.3%
55-59 1,861 8.7% 2,027   2,244 -383 -17.1%
60-64 2,113 9.8% 2,385   2,406 -293 -12.2%
65 and older 5,528 25.7% 6,085   6,869 -1,341 -19.5%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 9   4 3 75.0%
 
Industry 16,450 18,502 19,618
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 129 0.8% 157   160 -31 -19.4%
Mining 68 0.4% 86   216 -148 -68.5%
Utilities 54 0.3% 54   35 19 54.3%
Construction 1,351 8.1% 1,649   2,034 -683 -33.6%
Manufacturing 2,607 15.7% 2,627   3,214 -607 -18.9%
Wholesale Trade 611 3.7% 615   711 -100 -14.1%
Retail Trade 1,992 12.0% 2,235   2,298 -306 -13.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 438 2.6% 539   575 -137 -23.8%
Information 264 1.6% 288   214 50 23.4%
Finance and Insurance 464 2.8% 559   536 -72 -13.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 224 1.4% 225   254 -30 -11.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 975 5.9% 1,067   1,147 -172 -15.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.3% 52   69 -22 -31.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,236 13.5% 2,450   2,640 -404 -15.3%
Educational Services 494 3.0% 462   564 -70 -12.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,570 9.5% 1,817   1,477 93 6.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 110 0.7% 110   107 3 2.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,141 6.9% 1,476   1,291 -150 -11.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 404 2.4% 518   429 -25 -5.8%
Public Administration 212 1.3% 211   253 -41 -16.2%
Information Not Available 1,059 6.4% 1,305   1,394 -335 -24.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,697 13,980 13,861
Male 5,688 48.6% 6,396   7,022 -1,334 -19.0%
Female 5,176 44.3% 6,711   5,799 -623 -10.7%
Information Not Available 833 7.1% 873   1,040 -207 -19.9%
 
Ethnicity 11,697 13,980 13,861
Hispanic or Latino 112 1.0% 129   111 1 0.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,752 91.9% 12,978   12,710 -1,958 -15.4%
Information Not Available 833 7.1% 873   1,040 -207 -19.9%
 
Race 11,697 13,980 13,861
American Indian or Alaskan Native 107 0.9% 159   168 -61 -36.3%
Asian 9 0.1% 19   25 -16 -64.0%
Black or African American 3,119 26.7% 3,937   3,957 -838 -21.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 611 5.2% 699   619 -8 -1.3%
White 6,906 59.0% 8,164   7,941 -1,035 -13.0%
Information Not Available 945 8.1% 1,002   1,151 -206 -17.9%
 
Years of Age 11,697 13,980 13,861
Younger than 22 224 1.3% 291   307 -83 -27.0%
22-24 472 2.7% 587   594 -122 -20.5%
25-34 2,356 13.3% 2,825   2,991 -635 -21.2%
35-44 2,592 14.6% 3,183   3,109 -517 -16.6%
45-54 2,550 14.4% 3,043   2,968 -418 -14.1%
55-59 1,190 6.7% 1,397   1,337 -147 -11.0%
60-64 861 4.9% 1,018   954 -93 -9.7%
65 and older 619 3.5% 763   561 58 10.3%
Information Not Available 833 4.7% 873   1,040 -207 -19.9%
 
Industry 11,697 13,980 13,861
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 92 0.8% 116   113 -21 -18.6%
Mining 74 0.6% 85   154 -80 -51.9%
Utilities 21 0.2% 22   25 -4 -16.0%
Construction 887 7.5% 1,052   1,057 -170 -16.1%
Manufacturing 1,545 13.1% 1,610   2,443 -898 -36.8%
Wholesale Trade 572 4.9% 602   558 14 2.5%
Retail Trade 1,362 11.6% 1,532   1,364 -2 -0.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 364 3.1% 453   474 -110 -23.2%
Information 145 1.2% 150   132 13 9.8%
Finance and Insurance 196 1.7% 224   244 -48 -19.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 133 1.1% 130   166 -33 -19.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 517 4.4% 578   533 -16 -3.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 110 0.9% 153   34 76 223.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,314 11.1% 1,881   1,345 -31 -2.3%
Educational Services 304 2.6% 367   371 -67 -18.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,288 10.9% 1,633   1,569 -281 -17.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 71 0.6% 73   127 -56 -44.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 610 5.2% 962   630 -20 -3.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 301 2.6% 382   309 -8 -2.6%
Public Administration 241 2.0% 263   270 -29 -10.7%
Information Not Available 1,550 13.1% 1,712   1,943 -393 -20.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,895 33,657 31,407
Male 15,075 52.2% 17,640   16,946 -1,871 -11.0%
Female 13,806 47.8% 16,005   14,443 -637 -4.4%
Information Not Available 14 0.0% 12   18 -4 -22.2%
 
Ethnicity 28,895 33,657 31,407
Hispanic or Latino 11,518 39.9% 15,097   12,267 -749 -6.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,722 40.6% 12,355   13,128 -1,406 -10.7%
Information Not Available 5,655 19.6% 6,205   6,012 -357 -5.9%
 
Race 28,895 33,657 31,407
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,531 5.3% 1,664   1,918 -387 -20.2%
Asian 2,143 7.4% 2,466   2,006 137 6.8%
Black or African American 2,281 7.9% 2,445   2,347 -66 -2.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 244 0.8% 236   277 -33 -11.9%
White 13,439 46.5% 14,646   15,884 -2,445 -15.4%
Information Not Available 9,257 32.0% 12,200   8,975 282 3.1%
 
Years of Age 28,895 33,657 31,407
Younger than 22 559 1.4% 745   752 -193 -25.7%
22-24 1,420 3.6% 1,605   1,632 -212 -13.0%
25-34 6,481 16.2% 7,411   6,992 -511 -7.3%
35-44 6,045 15.2% 6,880   6,450 -405 -6.3%
45-54 6,845 17.2% 8,092   7,548 -703 -9.3%
55-59 3,511 8.8% 4,080   3,573 -62 -1.7%
60-64 2,443 6.1% 2,878   2,713 -270 -10.0%
65 and older 1,591 4.0% 1,966   1,747 -156 -8.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 28,895 33,657 31,407
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,217 12.7% 7,151   4,235 -18 -0.4%
Mining 52 0.2% 47   121 -69 -57.0%
Utilities 36 0.1% 39   57 -21 -36.8%
Construction 1,382 4.2% 1,322   1,879 -497 -26.5%
Manufacturing 1,523 4.6% 1,635   1,620 -97 -6.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,110 3.4% 1,152   1,290 -180 -14.0%
Retail Trade 2,030 6.1% 2,138   2,385 -355 -14.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 682 2.1% 748   683 -1 -0.1%
Information 407 1.2% 443   462 -55 -11.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,216 3.7% 1,182   1,134 82 7.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 468 1.4% 491   510 -42 -8.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,466 4.4% 1,583   1,565 -99 -6.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 87 0.3% 86   100 -13 -13.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,514 10.6% 3,790   3,738 -224 -6.0%
Educational Services 699 2.1% 800   888 -189 -21.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,431 7.3% 2,501   2,467 -36 -1.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 265 0.8% 315   282 -17 -6.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,305 3.9% 1,480   1,482 -177 -11.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 552 1.7% 570   588 -36 -6.1%
Public Administration 506 1.5% 585   676 -170 -25.1%
Information Not Available 4,947 14.9% 5,599   5,245 -298 -5.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 309,150 336,839 321,497
Male 163,735 53.0% 169,334   174,699 -10,964 -6.3%
Female 145,415 47.0% 167,505   146,606 -1,191 -0.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   192 -192 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 309,150 336,839 321,497
Hispanic or Latino 118,221 38.2% 136,988   119,279 -1,058 -0.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 163,926 53.0% 167,987   170,576 -6,650 -3.9%
Information Not Available 27,003 8.7% 31,864   31,642 -4,639 -14.7%
 
Race 309,150 336,839 321,497
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,958 1.0% 3,177   3,260 -302 -9.3%
Asian 29,770 9.6% 31,287   28,957 813 2.8%
Black or African American 32,442 10.5% 30,902   32,504 -62 -0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 98,756 31.9% 102,621   105,855 -7,099 -6.7%
Information Not Available 145,224 47.0% 168,852   150,921 -5,697 -3.8%
 
Years of Age 309,150 336,839 321,497
Younger than 22 5,153 1.3% 7,509   8,534 -3,381 -39.6%
22-24 16,412 4.3% 14,440   15,150 1,262 8.3%
25-34 79,576 20.8% 84,811   85,624 -6,048 -7.1%
35-44 63,357 16.6% 69,794   67,022 -3,665 -5.5%
45-54 67,746 17.7% 75,859   73,159 -5,413 -7.4%
55-59 31,583 8.3% 37,640   30,970 613 2.0%
60-64 26,049 6.8% 27,725   23,491 2,558 10.9%
65 and older 19,274 5.0% 19,061   17,451 1,823 10.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   96 -96 -100.0%
 
Industry 309,150 336,839 321,497
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 34,064 9.9% 39,373   30,491 3,573 11.7%
Mining 573 0.2% 385   2,589 -2,016 -77.9%
Utilities 1,622 0.5% 1,155   1,246 376 30.2%
Construction 23,282 6.8% 20,505   27,327 -4,045 -14.8%
Manufacturing 22,423 6.5% 26,088   29,244 -6,821 -23.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,718 0.5% 1,348   1,630 88 5.4%
Retail Trade 22,709 6.6% 23,297   24,354 -1,645 -6.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,778 2.6% 11,456   6,999 1,779 25.4%
Information 29,865 8.7% 28,591   30,683 -818 -2.7%
Finance and Insurance 5,534 1.6% 6,546   6,808 -1,274 -18.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,099 0.6% 2,792   2,685 -586 -21.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,443 2.2% 7,605   6,904 539 7.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 73,184 21.3% 76,438   65,393 7,791 11.9%
Educational Services 13,072 3.8% 25,703   14,766 -1,694 -11.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 23,186 6.8% 23,874   24,258 -1,072 -4.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,057 1.5% 5,006   5,561 -504 -9.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,648 4.6% 15,114   16,396 -748 -4.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,061 2.1% 7,701   9,301 -2,240 -24.1%
Public Administration 2,290 0.7% 3,369   3,548 -1,258 -35.5%
Information Not Available 9,542 2.8% 10,493   11,314 -1,772 -15.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,441 21,517 22,572
Male 9,188 49.8% 10,593   12,055 -2,867 -23.8%
Female 9,252 50.2% 10,923   10,516 -1,264 -12.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,441 21,517 22,572
Hispanic or Latino 3,440 18.7% 4,076   4,192 -752 -17.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,150 71.3% 15,241   16,217 -3,067 -18.9%
Information Not Available 1,851 10.0% 2,200   2,163 -312 -14.4%
 
Race 18,441 21,517 22,572
American Indian or Alaskan Native 339 1.8% 414   420 -81 -19.3%
Asian 451 2.4% 512   533 -82 -15.4%
Black or African American 1,296 7.0% 1,504   1,442 -146 -10.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 85 0.5% 101   80 5 6.3%
White 12,872 69.8% 15,003   15,909 -3,037 -19.1%
Information Not Available 3,398 18.4% 3,983   4,188 -790 -18.9%
 
Years of Age 18,441 21,517 22,572
Younger than 22 157 0.5% 210   210 -53 -25.2%
22-24 417 1.4% 488   582 -165 -28.4%
25-34 3,823 13.0% 4,490   4,872 -1,049 -21.5%
35-44 4,305 14.6% 4,917   5,227 -922 -17.6%
45-54 4,461 15.1% 5,139   5,522 -1,061 -19.2%
55-59 2,386 8.1% 2,820   2,882 -496 -17.2%
60-64 1,831 6.2% 2,099   2,131 -300 -14.1%
65 and older 1,057 3.6% 1,352   1,140 -83 -7.3%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 2   6 -2 -33.3%
 
Industry 18,441 21,517 22,572
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 134 0.7% 184   169 -35 -20.7%
Mining 171 0.9% 164   745 -574 -77.0%
Utilities 38 0.2% 46   45 -7 -15.6%
Construction 1,515 8.2% 1,646   2,010 -495 -24.6%
Manufacturing 1,404 7.6% 1,649   1,694 -290 -17.1%
Wholesale Trade 951 5.1% 1,060   1,338 -387 -28.9%
Retail Trade 1,629 8.8% 1,846   2,104 -475 -22.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 503 2.7% 708   718 -215 -29.9%
Information 896 4.8% 955   971 -75 -7.7%
Finance and Insurance 953 5.1% 1,083   983 -30 -3.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 452 2.4% 530   545 -93 -17.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,149 11.6% 2,450   2,421 -272 -11.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 214 1.2% 234   322 -108 -33.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,169 11.7% 2,477   2,486 -317 -12.8%
Educational Services 703 3.8% 846   844 -141 -16.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,882 10.1% 2,288   1,958 -76 -3.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 300 1.6% 372   352 -52 -14.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,019 5.5% 1,425   1,217 -198 -16.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 515 2.8% 549   629 -114 -18.1%
Public Administration 386 2.1% 440   450 -64 -14.2%
Information Not Available 458 2.5% 565   571 -113 -19.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,150 40,297 33,355
Male 15,640 51.9% 18,604   17,287 -1,647 -9.5%
Female 14,510 48.1% 21,693   16,068 -1,558 -9.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 30,150 40,297 33,355
Hispanic or Latino 4,799 15.9% 7,058   4,919 -120 -2.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,351 84.1% 33,239   28,436 -3,085 -10.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 30,150 40,297 33,355
American Indian or Alaskan Native 116 0.4% 150   129 -13 -10.1%
Asian 604 2.0% 752   703 -99 -14.1%
Black or African American 5,398 17.9% 7,084   5,736 -338 -5.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 16,717 55.4% 22,069   18,707 -1,990 -10.6%
Information Not Available 7,315 24.3% 10,242   8,080 -765 -9.5%
 
Years of Age 30,150 40,297 33,355
Younger than 22 516 1.2% 593   553 -37 -6.7%
22-24 1,223 2.8% 1,414   1,401 -178 -12.7%
25-34 6,732 15.3% 8,527   7,559 -827 -10.9%
35-44 5,951 13.5% 7,883   6,475 -524 -8.1%
45-54 6,985 15.9% 9,350   7,678 -693 -9.0%
55-59 3,566 8.1% 4,923   4,092 -526 -12.9%
60-64 2,933 6.7% 3,990   3,177 -244 -7.7%
65 and older 2,244 5.1% 3,617   2,420 -176 -7.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 30,150 40,297 33,355
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 103 0.3% 131   105 -2 -1.9%
Mining 15 0.0% 11   3 12 400.0%
Utilities 49 0.2% 45   58 -9 -15.5%
Construction 2,714 9.0% 2,511   2,945 -231 -7.8%
Manufacturing 3,207 10.6% 3,184   3,682 -475 -12.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,356 4.5% 1,451   1,463 -107 -7.3%
Retail Trade 3,750 12.4% 4,067   4,020 -270 -6.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,385 4.6% 6,900   1,760 -375 -21.3%
Information 749 2.5% 823   686 63 9.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,356 4.5% 1,409   1,520 -164 -10.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 479 1.6% 497   498 -19 -3.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,964 6.5% 2,081   2,056 -92 -4.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 305 1.0% 299   280 25 8.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,271 10.8% 3,643   3,686 -415 -11.3%
Educational Services 1,255 4.1% 1,651   1,341 -86 -6.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,993 13.2% 4,520   4,490 -497 -11.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 585 1.9% 615   586 -1 -0.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,775 5.9% 4,312   2,023 -248 -12.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 996 3.3% 1,112   986 10 1.0%
Public Administration 340 1.1% 530   689 -349 -50.7%
Information Not Available 503 1.7% 505   478 25 5.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,251 9,216 7,781
Male 3,680 44.6% 3,925   3,479 201 5.8%
Female 4,569 55.4% 5,291   4,302 267 6.2%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 0   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,251 9,216 7,781
Hispanic or Latino 616 7.5% 744   565 51 9.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,592 92.0% 8,443   7,178 414 5.8%
Information Not Available 43 0.5% 29   38 5 13.2%
 
Race 8,251 9,216 7,781
American Indian or Alaskan Native 35 0.4% 42   30 5 16.7%
Asian 207 2.5% 250   202 5 2.5%
Black or African American 5,570 67.5% 6,270   5,427 143 2.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 15 0.2% 23   24 -9 -37.5%
White 1,637 19.8% 1,756   1,463 174 11.9%
Information Not Available 787 9.5% 875   635 152 23.9%
 
Years of Age 8,251 9,216 7,781
Younger than 22 128 1.4% 139   118 10 8.5%
22-24 401 4.3% 470   410 -9 -2.2%
25-34 2,376 25.5% 2,658   2,132 244 11.4%
35-44 1,900 20.4% 2,047   1,773 127 7.2%
45-54 1,745 18.8% 1,870   1,686 59 3.5%
55-59 766 8.2% 905   772 -6 -0.8%
60-64 583 6.3% 673   581 2 0.3%
65 and older 352 3.8% 454   309 43 13.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,251 9,216 7,781
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 14 0.2% 6   8 6 75.0%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 0   3 -2 -66.7%
Wholesale Trade 1 0.0% 3   3 -2 -66.7%
Retail Trade 24 0.3% 24   19 5 26.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 10 0.1% 8   4 6 150.0%
Information 3 0.0% 2   9 -6 -66.7%
Finance and Insurance 7 0.1% 8   11 -4 -36.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 5 0.1% 7   4 1 25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 61 0.7% 53   49 12 24.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 2   2 -2 -100.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 53 0.6% 51   53 0 0.0%
Educational Services 12 0.1% 14   10 2 20.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 25 0.3% 15   14 11 78.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3 0.0% 1   11 -8 -72.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 28 0.3% 35   20 8 40.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16 0.2% 27   10 6 60.0%
Public Administration 3 0.0% 4   4 -1 -25.0%
Information Not Available 7,985 96.8% 8,956   7,547 438 5.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,167 6,040 4,720
Male 1,792 43.0% 2,468   2,002 -210 -10.5%
Female 2,118 50.8% 3,197   2,439 -321 -13.2%
Information Not Available 257 6.2% 375   279 -22 -7.9%
 
Ethnicity 4,167 6,040 4,720
Hispanic or Latino 301 7.2% 415   281 20 7.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,609 86.6% 5,250   4,161 -552 -13.3%
Information Not Available 257 6.2% 375   279 -22 -7.9%
 
Race 4,167 6,040 4,720
American Indian or Alaskan Native 15 0.4% 21   17 -2 -11.8%
Asian 83 2.0% 85   97 -14 -14.4%
Black or African American 1,835 44.0% 2,689   1,972 -137 -6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0% 4   3 -1 -33.3%
White 2,019 48.5% 2,957   2,408 -389 -16.2%
Information Not Available 213 5.1% 289   223 -10 -4.5%
 
Years of Age 4,167 6,040 4,720
Younger than 22 85 1.5% 106   67 18 26.9%
22-24 187 3.2% 275   236 -49 -20.8%
25-34 1,053 18.1% 1,514   1,087 -34 -3.1%
35-44 878 15.1% 1,229   980 -102 -10.4%
45-54 868 14.9% 1,307   1,119 -251 -22.4%
55-59 460 7.9% 674   580 -120 -20.7%
60-64 365 6.3% 532   363 2 0.6%
65 and older 233 4.0% 338   238 -5 -2.1%
Information Not Available 38 0.7% 65   50 -12 -24.0%
 
Industry 4,167 6,040 4,720
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6 0.1% 4   13 -7 -53.8%
Mining 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 8 0.2% 13   11 -3 -27.3%
Construction 214 5.1% 255   238 -24 -10.1%
Manufacturing 270 6.5% 367   331 -61 -18.4%
Wholesale Trade 148 3.5% 175   168 -20 -11.9%
Retail Trade 575 13.8% 870   712 -137 -19.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 147 3.5% 239   187 -40 -21.4%
Information 66 1.6% 87   65 1 1.5%
Finance and Insurance 389 9.3% 532   488 -99 -20.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 82 2.0% 108   103 -21 -20.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 349 8.4% 475   360 -11 -3.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19 0.5% 36   11 8 72.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 726 17.4% 1,109   772 -46 -6.0%
Educational Services 125 3.0% 207   101 24 23.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 520 12.5% 783   609 -89 -14.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 37 0.9% 57   60 -23 -38.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 355 8.5% 534   317 38 12.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 86 2.1% 125   116 -30 -25.9%
Public Administration 34 0.8% 51   41 -7 -17.1%
Information Not Available 11 0.3% 11   17 -6 -35.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,271 54,113 51,476
Male 21,836 46.2% 24,168   23,996 -2,160 -9.0%
Female 25,406 53.7% 29,891   27,250 -1,844 -6.8%
Information Not Available 29 0.1% 54   230 -201 -87.4%
 
Ethnicity 47,271 54,113 51,476
Hispanic or Latino 12,063 25.5% 14,274   13,145 -1,082 -8.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 31,737 67.1% 35,774   33,993 -2,256 -6.6%
Information Not Available 3,471 7.3% 4,065   4,338 -867 -20.0%
 
Race 47,271 54,113 51,476
American Indian or Alaskan Native 259 0.5% 316   322 -63 -19.6%
Asian 763 1.6% 826   781 -18 -2.3%
Black or African American 13,544 28.7% 15,663   13,604 -60 -0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 270 0.6% 202   256 14 5.5%
White 27,703 58.6% 31,410   30,952 -3,249 -10.5%
Information Not Available 4,732 10.0% 5,696   5,561 -829 -14.9%
 
Years of Age 47,271 54,113 51,476
Younger than 22 381 0.5% 478   506 -125 -24.7%
22-24 1,236 1.7% 1,473   1,473 -237 -16.1%
25-34 8,832 12.4% 10,082   9,893 -1,061 -10.7%
35-44 9,457 13.3% 10,990   10,127 -670 -6.6%
45-54 10,375 14.6% 12,183   11,222 -847 -7.5%
55-59 5,382 7.6% 6,180   5,654 -272 -4.8%
60-64 4,012 5.7% 4,456   4,100 -88 -2.1%
65 and older 3,100 4.4% 3,559   3,071 29 0.9%
Information Not Available 4,496 6.3% 4,712   5,430 -934 -17.2%
 
Industry 47,271 54,113 51,476
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,277 4.6% 2,541   2,594 -317 -12.2%
Mining 36 0.1% 55   172 -136 -79.1%
Utilities 78 0.2% 91   51 27 52.9%
Construction 2,377 4.8% 2,888   2,627 -250 -9.5%
Manufacturing 2,213 4.5% 2,265   2,457 -244 -9.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,916 3.9% 1,959   2,128 -212 -10.0%
Retail Trade 4,269 8.6% 4,900   4,825 -556 -11.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,281 2.6% 2,096   1,459 -178 -12.2%
Information 770 1.6% 894   955 -185 -19.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,898 3.8% 2,108   1,919 -21 -1.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 909 1.8% 993   1,179 -270 -22.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,351 6.8% 3,856   3,738 -387 -10.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 457 0.9% 451   442 15 3.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,395 16.9% 9,380   8,444 -49 -0.6%
Educational Services 1,478 3.0% 2,003   1,667 -189 -11.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,762 9.6% 5,120   4,854 -92 -1.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,145 2.3% 1,235   1,183 -38 -3.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,541 7.1% 4,499   3,987 -446 -11.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,171 2.4% 1,446   1,347 -176 -13.1%
Public Administration 584 1.2% 678   635 -51 -8.0%
Information Not Available 4,363 8.8% 4,655   4,813 -450 -9.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 28,114 29,037 29,871
Male 12,367 44.0% 12,674   13,454 -1,087 -8.1%
Female 14,247 50.7% 14,821   14,929 -682 -4.6%
Information Not Available 1,500 5.3% 1,542   1,488 12 0.8%
 
Ethnicity 28,114 29,037 29,871
Hispanic or Latino 20 0.1% 11   42 -22 -52.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,594 94.6% 27,484   28,341 -1,747 -6.2%
Information Not Available 1,500 5.3% 1,542   1,488 12 0.8%
 
Race 28,114 29,037 29,871
American Indian or Alaskan Native 110 0.4% 127   110 0 0.0%
Asian 440 1.6% 465   445 -5 -1.1%
Black or African American 15,987 56.9% 16,469   16,358 -371 -2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 10,077 35.8% 10,434   11,470 -1,393 -12.1%
Information Not Available 1,500 5.3% 1,542   1,488 12 0.8%
 
Years of Age 28,114 29,037 29,871
Younger than 22 485 1.3% 501   548 -63 -11.5%
22-24 1,100 3.0% 1,186   1,302 -202 -15.5%
25-34 6,816 18.8% 7,018   7,361 -545 -7.4%
35-44 6,843 18.9% 7,057   7,474 -631 -8.4%
45-54 6,849 18.9% 7,065   7,204 -355 -4.9%
55-59 2,864 7.9% 2,987   2,909 -45 -1.5%
60-64 1,959 5.4% 2,006   1,903 56 2.9%
65 and older 1,198 3.3% 1,217   1,169 29 2.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Industry 28,114 29,037 29,871
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 418 1.5% 333   372 46 12.4%
Mining 19 0.1% 11   11 8 72.7%
Utilities 30 0.1% 26   20 10 50.0%
Construction 1,123 3.9% 1,196   1,064 59 5.5%
Manufacturing 2,001 7.0% 1,695   2,296 -295 -12.8%
Wholesale Trade 1,097 3.8% 1,158   1,596 -499 -31.3%
Retail Trade 2,017 7.1% 2,176   2,267 -250 -11.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 507 1.8% 551   563 -56 -9.9%
Information 466 1.6% 509   566 -100 -17.7%
Finance and Insurance 705 2.5% 809   895 -190 -21.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 339 1.2% 316   368 -29 -7.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,063 17.7% 5,136   5,266 -203 -3.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 30 0.1% 33   45 -15 -33.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 81 0.3% 96   95 -14 -14.7%
Educational Services 664 2.3% 720   791 -127 -16.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,301 4.6% 1,363   1,573 -272 -17.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,129 4.0% 1,207   1,192 -63 -5.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 330 1.2% 231   183 147 80.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 352 1.2% 365   454 -102 -22.5%
Public Administration 330 1.2% 301   297 33 11.1%
Information Not Available 10,112 35.4% 10,805   9,957 155 1.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,178 7,212 7,092
Male 4,966 69.2% 4,959   4,690 276 5.9%
Female 2,210 30.8% 2,252   2,401 -191 -8.0%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   1 1 100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,178 7,212 7,092
Hispanic or Latino 518 7.2% 530   484 34 7.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,788 66.7% 4,765   4,800 -12 -0.3%
Information Not Available 1,872 26.1% 1,917   1,808 64 3.5%
 
Race 7,178 7,212 7,092
American Indian or Alaskan Native 44 0.6% 53   56 -12 -21.4%
Asian 2,273 31.7% 2,219   2,196 77 3.5%
Black or African American 129 1.8% 127   117 12 10.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,336 32.5% 2,351   2,291 45 2.0%
White 1,503 20.9% 1,516   1,520 -17 -1.1%
Information Not Available 893 12.4% 946   912 -19 -2.1%
 
Years of Age 7,178 7,212 7,092
Younger than 22 122 1.5% 110   148 -26 -17.6%
22-24 275 3.4% 279   294 -19 -6.5%
25-34 1,550 19.3% 1,598   1,619 -69 -4.3%
35-44 1,712 21.3% 1,712   1,586 126 7.9%
45-54 1,691 21.1% 1,639   1,611 80 5.0%
55-59 737 9.2% 757   775 -38 -4.9%
60-64 652 8.1% 662   634 18 2.8%
65 and older 439 5.5% 455   425 14 3.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,178 7,212 7,092
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 158 2.2% 132   152 6 3.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 10 0.1% 12   9 1 11.1%
Construction 2,665 36.3% 2,659   2,334 331 14.2%
Manufacturing 143 1.9% 123   161 -18 -11.2%
Wholesale Trade 88 1.2% 94   114 -26 -22.8%
Retail Trade 334 4.6% 326   411 -77 -18.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 174 2.4% 185   185 -11 -5.9%
Information 219 3.0% 190   89 130 146.1%
Finance and Insurance 67 0.9% 72   70 -3 -4.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 91 1.2% 87   98 -7 -7.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 252 3.4% 269   298 -46 -15.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37 0.5% 43   32 5 15.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 768 10.5% 742   732 36 4.9%
Educational Services 60 0.8% 59   66 -6 -9.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 306 4.2% 335   321 -15 -4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 53 0.7% 54   63 -10 -15.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 587 8.0% 546   755 -168 -22.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 139 1.9% 140   144 -5 -3.5%
Public Administration 100 1.4% 128   122 -22 -18.0%
Information Not Available 927 12.6% 1,016   934 -7 -0.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,363 15,500 14,674
Male 7,165 53.6% 7,743   8,300 -1,135 -13.7%
Female 6,046 45.2% 7,578   6,206 -160 -2.6%
Information Not Available 152 1.1% 179   168 -16 -9.5%
 
Ethnicity 13,363 15,500 14,674
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 13,363 100.0% 15,500   14,674 -1,311 -8.9%
 
Race 13,363 15,500 14,674
American Indian or Alaskan Native 199 1.5% 229   112 87 77.7%
Asian 200 1.5% 208   107 93 86.9%
Black or African American 1,066 8.0% 1,238   610 456 74.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 8,825 66.0% 9,671   5,599 3,226 57.6%
Information Not Available 3,073 23.0% 4,154   8,246 -5,173 -62.7%
 
Years of Age 13,363 15,500 14,674
Younger than 22 247 1.2% 274   241 6 2.5%
22-24 524 2.5% 565   608 -84 -13.8%
25-34 2,911 13.9% 3,260   3,253 -342 -10.5%
35-44 3,027 14.4% 3,457   3,279 -252 -7.7%
45-54 3,080 14.7% 3,501   3,498 -418 -11.9%
55-59 1,666 7.9% 1,903   1,776 -110 -6.2%
60-64 1,196 5.7% 1,470   1,236 -40 -3.2%
65 and older 710 3.4% 1,068   782 -72 -9.2%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   1 1 100.0%
 
Industry 13,363 15,500 14,674
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 136 1.0% 155   178 -42 -23.6%
Mining 10 0.1% 7   18 -8 -44.4%
Utilities 20 0.1% 25   28 -8 -28.6%
Construction 1,809 13.4% 1,694   1,803 6 0.3%
Manufacturing 2,790 20.7% 2,908   3,805 -1,015 -26.7%
Wholesale Trade 673 5.0% 696   857 -184 -21.5%
Retail Trade 1,273 9.4% 1,323   1,259 14 1.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 424 3.1% 1,057   532 -108 -20.3%
Information 470 3.5% 505   488 -18 -3.7%
Finance and Insurance 516 3.8% 544   592 -76 -12.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 130 1.0% 153   169 -39 -23.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 694 5.1% 829   666 28 4.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 52 0.4% 56   47 5 10.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,338 9.9% 1,402   1,313 25 1.9%
Educational Services 334 2.5% 411   349 -15 -4.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,269 9.4% 1,662   1,194 75 6.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 108 0.8% 144   119 -11 -9.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 669 5.0% 1,095   655 14 2.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 348 2.6% 500   295 53 18.0%
Public Administration 198 1.5% 201   173 25 14.5%
Information Not Available 102 0.8% 133   134 -32 -23.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,808 5,044 5,191
Male 1,933 50.8% 2,454   2,813 -880 -31.3%
Female 1,874 49.2% 2,589   2,378 -504 -21.2%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,808 5,044 5,191
Hispanic or Latino 415 10.9% 482   516 -101 -19.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,839 74.6% 3,836   3,653 -814 -22.3%
Information Not Available 554 14.5% 726   1,022 -468 -45.8%
 
Race 3,808 5,044 5,191
American Indian or Alaskan Native 213 3.5% 269   276 -63 -22.8%
Asian 108 1.8% 109   139 -31 -22.3%
Black or African American 95 1.6% 110   102 -7 -6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 51 0.8% 71   42 9 21.4%
White 4,545 75.2% 7,782   6,569 -2,024 -30.8%
Information Not Available 1,029 17.0% 1,327   1,224 -195 -15.9%
 
Years of Age 3,808 5,044 5,191
Younger than 22 49 0.6% 72   93 -44 -47.3%
22-24 130 1.6% 165   162 -32 -19.8%
25-34 722 9.0% 854   933 -211 -22.6%
35-44 876 11.0% 1,040   1,089 -213 -19.6%
45-54 895 11.2% 1,203   1,236 -341 -27.6%
55-59 491 6.1% 672   699 -208 -29.8%
60-64 363 4.5% 502   481 -118 -24.5%
65 and older 280 3.5% 534   490 -210 -42.9%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   8 -6 -75.0%
 
Industry 3,808 5,044 5,191
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 60 1.6% 116   100 -40 -40.0%
Mining 21 0.5% 25   51 -30 -58.8%
Utilities 3 0.1% 8   11 -8 -72.7%
Construction 315 8.1% 356   421 -106 -25.2%
Manufacturing 443 11.5% 589   850 -407 -47.9%
Wholesale Trade 241 6.2% 240   289 -48 -16.6%
Retail Trade 444 11.5% 523   519 -75 -14.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 109 2.8% 575   154 -45 -29.2%
Information 80 2.1% 78   89 -9 -10.1%
Finance and Insurance 149 3.9% 161   173 -24 -13.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 39 1.0% 54   52 -13 -25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 273 7.1% 330   343 -70 -20.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.4% 20   19 -4 -21.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 359 9.3% 469   472 -113 -23.9%
Educational Services 112 2.9% 128   151 -39 -25.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 489 12.6% 606   508 -19 -3.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 47 1.2% 38   52 -5 -9.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 193 5.0% 229   229 -36 -15.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 95 2.5% 134   98 -3 -3.1%
Public Administration 115 3.0% 124   144 -29 -20.1%
Information Not Available 206 5.3% 241   466 -260 -55.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 89,306 102,903 94,483
Male 47,143 52.8% 50,853   50,561 -3,418 -6.8%
Female 41,455 46.4% 51,396   43,305 -1,850 -4.3%
Information Not Available 708 0.8% 654   617 91 14.7%
 
Ethnicity 89,306 102,903 94,483
Hispanic or Latino 10,695 12.0% 12,722   11,246 -551 -4.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 69,461 77.8% 79,058   73,393 -3,932 -5.4%
Information Not Available 9,150 10.2% 11,123   9,844 -694 -7.0%
 
Race 89,306 102,903 94,483
American Indian or Alaskan Native 391 0.4% 493   432 -41 -9.5%
Asian 2,396 2.7% 2,728   2,649 -253 -9.6%
Black or African American 26,523 29.7% 29,926   27,522 -999 -3.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 209 0.2% 218   202 7 3.5%
White 51,160 57.3% 59,589   55,090 -3,930 -7.1%
Information Not Available 8,627 9.7% 9,949   8,588 39 0.5%
 
Years of Age 89,306 102,903 94,483
Younger than 22 1,182 0.9% 1,160   1,377 -195 -14.2%
22-24 3,152 2.4% 3,476   3,692 -540 -14.6%
25-34 20,439 15.4% 22,609   21,754 -1,315 -6.0%
35-44 20,986 15.8% 23,755   22,270 -1,284 -5.8%
45-54 21,443 16.1% 24,829   22,674 -1,231 -5.4%
55-59 10,519 7.9% 12,322   11,098 -579 -5.2%
60-64 7,506 5.6% 9,122   7,793 -287 -3.7%
65 and older 4,079 3.1% 5,630   3,825 254 6.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 89,306 102,903 94,483
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 182 0.2% 280   253 -71 -28.1%
Mining 210 0.2% 253   290 -80 -27.6%
Utilities 138 0.2% 114   174 -36 -20.7%
Construction 8,994 10.1% 8,590   9,074 -80 -0.9%
Manufacturing 8,806 9.8% 8,844   11,120 -2,314 -20.8%
Wholesale Trade 4,669 5.2% 5,172   4,712 -43 -0.9%
Retail Trade 8,412 9.4% 8,949   7,821 591 7.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,898 4.4% 8,774   4,386 -488 -11.1%
Information 1,952 2.2% 2,062   2,094 -142 -6.8%
Finance and Insurance 3,779 4.2% 4,367   3,492 287 8.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,368 1.5% 1,464   1,355 13 1.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,738 7.5% 7,262   6,861 -123 -1.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 991 1.1% 1,066   672 319 47.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,583 14.1% 14,087   13,724 -1,141 -8.3%
Educational Services 3,156 3.5% 3,937   3,708 -552 -14.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,904 7.7% 7,862   7,599 -695 -9.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 915 1.0% 1,069   955 -40 -4.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,118 5.7% 7,746   5,349 -231 -4.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,475 2.8% 2,850   2,648 -173 -6.5%
Public Administration 2,332 2.6% 2,259   2,381 -49 -2.1%
Information Not Available 5,686 6.4% 5,896   5,815 -129 -2.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 13,688 14,899 19,470
Male 7,100 51.9% 7,791   10,821 -3,721 -34.4%
Female 6,497 47.5% 7,016   8,563 -2,066 -24.1%
Information Not Available 91 0.7% 92   86 5 5.8%
 
Ethnicity 13,688 14,899 19,470
Hispanic or Latino 592 4.3% 602   860 -268 -31.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,394 75.9% 11,376   14,843 -4,449 -30.0%
Information Not Available 2,702 19.7% 2,921   3,767 -1,065 -28.3%
 
Race 13,688 14,899 19,470
American Indian or Alaskan Native 70 0.5% 65   85 -15 -17.6%
Asian 106 0.8% 138   166 -60 -36.1%
Black or African American 2,473 18.1% 2,699   3,527 -1,054 -29.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 23 0.2% 18   18 5 27.8%
White 10,050 73.4% 11,001   14,345 -4,295 -29.9%
Information Not Available 966 7.1% 978   1,329 -363 -27.3%
 
Years of Age 13,688 14,899 19,470
Younger than 22 119 0.5% 136   207 -88 -42.5%
22-24 358 1.6% 412   594 -236 -39.7%
25-34 2,661 11.8% 2,994   4,278 -1,617 -37.8%
35-44 3,384 15.0% 3,738   4,838 -1,454 -30.1%
45-54 3,579 15.9% 3,827   4,927 -1,348 -27.4%
55-59 1,791 8.0% 1,894   2,344 -553 -23.6%
60-64 1,228 5.5% 1,305   1,571 -343 -21.8%
65 and older 568 2.5% 593   711 -143 -20.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 13,688 14,899 19,470
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 23 0.2% 28   51 -28 -54.9%
Mining 10 0.1% 14   46 -36 -78.3%
Utilities 25 0.2% 33   34 -9 -26.5%
Construction 1,379 10.1% 1,699   2,147 -768 -35.8%
Manufacturing 2,540 18.5% 2,552   4,337 -1,797 -41.4%
Wholesale Trade 559 4.1% 607   796 -237 -29.8%
Retail Trade 1,617 11.8% 1,833   1,380 237 17.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 527 3.8% 500   685 -158 -23.1%
Information 275 2.0% 292   296 -21 -7.1%
Finance and Insurance 461 3.4% 487   688 -227 -33.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 218 1.6% 249   271 -53 -19.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 747 5.4% 817   1,015 -268 -26.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 155 1.1% 166   126 29 23.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,302 9.5% 1,458   1,917 -615 -32.1%
Educational Services 442 3.2% 468   684 -242 -35.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,179 8.6% 1,231   1,554 -375 -24.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 105 0.8% 119   155 -50 -32.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 420 3.1% 508   644 -224 -34.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 406 3.0% 396   514 -108 -21.0%
Public Administration 135 1.0% 119   176 -41 -23.3%
Information Not Available 1,163 8.5% 1,323   1,954 -791 -40.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,579 12,205 10,857
Male 5,178 54.1% 6,662   5,953 -775 -13.0%
Female 4,401 45.9% 5,543   4,904 -503 -10.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,579 12,205 10,857
Hispanic or Latino 679 7.1% 946   769 -90 -11.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,707 49.1% 7,000   5,537 -830 -15.0%
Information Not Available 4,193 43.8% 4,259   4,551 -358 -7.9%
 
Race 9,579 12,205 10,857
American Indian or Alaskan Native 140 1.5% 172   175 -35 -20.0%
Asian 95 1.0% 148   174 -79 -45.4%
Black or African American 2,478 25.9% 2,735   2,296 182 7.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 15 0.2% 24   27 -12 -44.4%
White 6,321 66.0% 8,520   7,534 -1,213 -16.1%
Information Not Available 530 5.5% 606   651 -121 -18.6%
 
Years of Age 9,579 12,205 10,857
Younger than 22 136 0.9% 176   191 -55 -28.8%
22-24 350 2.3% 426   455 -105 -23.1%
25-34 2,032 13.5% 2,681   2,540 -508 -20.0%
35-44 2,377 15.8% 3,086   2,568 -191 -7.4%
45-54 2,300 15.3% 2,879   2,521 -221 -8.8%
55-59 1,126 7.5% 1,380   1,278 -152 -11.9%
60-64 835 5.5% 997   843 -8 -0.9%
65 and older 423 2.8% 580   461 -38 -8.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,579 12,205 10,857
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 44 0.5% 48   41 3 7.3%
Mining 62 0.6% 88   130 -68 -52.3%
Utilities 13 0.1% 12   17 -4 -23.5%
Construction 1,185 12.3% 1,133   1,139 46 4.0%
Manufacturing 1,072 11.1% 3,098   1,414 -342 -24.2%
Wholesale Trade 405 4.2% 538   673 -268 -39.8%
Retail Trade 714 7.4% 789   919 -205 -22.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 272 2.8% 456   374 -102 -27.3%
Information 201 2.1% 228   305 -104 -34.1%
Finance and Insurance 311 3.2% 312   352 -41 -11.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 169 1.8% 184   159 10 6.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 667 6.9% 791   861 -194 -22.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 54 0.6% 52   37 17 45.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,155 12.0% 1,320   1,280 -125 -9.8%
Educational Services 204 2.1% 269   344 -140 -40.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,118 11.6% 1,211   1,169 -51 -4.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 52 0.5% 54   70 -18 -25.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 386 4.0% 609   433 -47 -10.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 211 2.2% 223   231 -20 -8.7%
Public Administration 249 2.6% 266   262 -13 -5.0%
Information Not Available 1,035 10.8% 524   647 388 60.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,843 19,044 18,682
Male 8,760 55.3% 10,120   11,157 -2,397 -21.5%
Female 7,083 44.7% 8,907   7,525 -442 -5.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 17   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,843 19,044 18,682
Hispanic or Latino 32 0.2% 34   28 4 14.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 459 2.9% 511   637 -178 -27.9%
Information Not Available 15,352 96.9% 18,499   18,017 -2,665 -14.8%
 
Race 15,843 19,044 18,682
American Indian or Alaskan Native 133 0.8% 185   125 8 6.4%
Asian 37 0.2% 56   37 0 0.0%
Black or African American 2,531 16.0% 3,287   2,424 107 4.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1% 9   23 -9 -39.1%
White 12,949 81.7% 15,275   15,857 -2,908 -18.3%
Information Not Available 179 1.1% 232   216 -37 -17.1%
 
Years of Age 15,843 19,044 18,682
Younger than 22 244 0.9% 262   268 -24 -9.0%
22-24 455 1.7% 739   656 -201 -30.6%
25-34 3,565 13.1% 3,932   3,965 -400 -10.1%
35-44 3,941 14.5% 4,813   4,773 -832 -17.4%
45-54 3,849 14.1% 4,525   4,542 -693 -15.3%
55-59 1,589 5.8% 2,174   1,930 -341 -17.7%
60-64 1,530 5.6% 1,525   1,533 -3 -0.2%
65 and older 652 2.4% 1,074   1,011 -359 -35.5%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 0   4 14 350.0%
 
Industry 15,843 19,044 18,682
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 46 0.3% 30   83 -37 -44.6%
Mining 188 1.2% 133   660 -472 -71.5%
Utilities 37 0.2% 34   28 9 32.1%
Construction 1,479 9.3% 1,598   2,054 -575 -28.0%
Manufacturing 3,514 22.1% 4,202   3,370 144 4.3%
Wholesale Trade 822 5.2% 902   900 -78 -8.7%
Retail Trade 1,171 7.4% 1,581   1,228 -57 -4.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 689 4.3% 795   752 -63 -8.4%
Information 349 2.2% 305   365 -16 -4.4%
Finance and Insurance 625 3.9% 649   545 80 14.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 188 1.2% 249   231 -43 -18.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 891 5.6% 1,096   1,076 -185 -17.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 156 1.0% 99   60 96 160.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,387 8.7% 1,706   2,128 -741 -34.8%
Educational Services 496 3.1% 576   863 -367 -42.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,617 10.2% 1,912   1,791 -174 -9.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 188 1.2% 254   175 13 7.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 707 4.4% 1,040   609 98 16.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 234 1.5% 335   522 -288 -55.2%
Public Administration 308 1.9% 438   309 -1 -0.3%
Information Not Available 751 4.7% 1,110   933 -182 -19.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,429 22,188 25,695
Male 8,964 46.1% 9,559   13,928 -4,964 -35.6%
Female 10,420 53.6% 12,575   11,741 -1,321 -11.3%
Information Not Available 45 0.2% 54   26 19 73.1%
 
Ethnicity 19,429 22,188 25,695
Hispanic or Latino 752 3.9% 780   1,062 -310 -29.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,181 93.6% 20,980   24,628 -6,447 -26.2%
Information Not Available 496 2.6% 428   5 491 9820.0%
 
Race 19,429 22,188 25,695
American Indian or Alaskan Native 108 0.6% 119   153 -45 -29.4%
Asian 107 0.6% 131   212 -105 -49.5%
Black or African American 9,752 50.2% 11,408   13,041 -3,289 -25.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 281 1.4% 345   42 239 569.0%
White 7,659 39.4% 8,637   11,861 -4,202 -35.4%
Information Not Available 1,522 7.8% 1,548   386 1,136 294.3%
 
Years of Age 19,429 22,188 25,695
Younger than 22 374 1.5% 402   568 -194 -34.2%
22-24 843 3.3% 913   1,202 -359 -29.9%
25-34 4,820 18.8% 5,469   6,617 -1,797 -27.2%
35-44 4,764 18.6% 5,240   6,116 -1,352 -22.1%
45-54 4,203 16.4% 4,895   5,761 -1,558 -27.0%
55-59 2,057 8.0% 2,447   2,578 -521 -20.2%
60-64 1,471 5.7% 1,709   1,733 -262 -15.1%
65 and older 897 3.5% 1,113   1,120 -223 -19.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,429 22,188 25,695
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 119 0.6% 132   148 -29 -19.6%
Mining 254 1.3% 242   1,077 -823 -76.4%
Utilities 48 0.2% 37   56 -8 -14.3%
Construction 3,292 16.8% 3,105   3,796 -504 -13.3%
Manufacturing 1,369 7.0% 1,387   2,573 -1,204 -46.8%
Wholesale Trade 491 2.5% 514   812 -321 -39.5%
Retail Trade 1,495 7.6% 1,510   2,306 -811 -35.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 724 3.7% 944   1,103 -379 -34.4%
Information 228 1.2% 256   487 -259 -53.2%
Finance and Insurance 437 2.2% 432   462 -25 -5.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 319 1.6% 325   576 -257 -44.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 893 4.6% 1,045   1,423 -530 -37.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 68 0.3% 69   97 -29 -29.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,610 8.2% 1,736   2,128 -518 -24.3%
Educational Services 515 2.6% 792   612 -97 -15.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,003 10.2% 2,311   2,540 -537 -21.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 281 1.4% 307   418 -137 -32.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,550 7.9% 1,746   2,070 -520 -25.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 499 2.6% 617   728 -229 -31.5%
Public Administration 274 1.4% 412   426 -152 -35.7%
Information Not Available 2,960 15.1% 4,269   1,857 1,103 59.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,327 58,827 48,519
Male 24,917 52.6% 28,781   26,428 -1,511 -5.7%
Female 22,407 47.3% 30,040   22,091 316 1.4%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 6   0 3 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 47,327 58,827 48,519
Hispanic or Latino 6,183 13.1% 7,928   6,256 -73 -1.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,340 81.0% 47,469   39,172 -832 -2.1%
Information Not Available 2,804 5.9% 3,430   3,091 -287 -9.3%
 
Race 47,327 58,827 48,519
American Indian or Alaskan Native 232 0.5% 276   225 7 3.1%
Asian 1,915 4.0% 2,259   2,089 -174 -8.3%
Black or African American 5,092 10.8% 6,489   5,101 -9 -0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 104 0.2% 140   120 -16 -13.3%
White 33,169 70.1% 41,102   34,171 -1,002 -2.9%
Information Not Available 6,815 14.4% 8,561   6,813 2 0.0%
 
Years of Age 47,327 58,827 48,519
Younger than 22 641 0.8% 763   737 -96 -13.0%
22-24 1,825 2.4% 2,131   1,984 -159 -8.0%
25-34 10,593 13.9% 12,009   10,864 -271 -2.5%
35-44 9,928 13.1% 11,976   10,206 -278 -2.7%
45-54 11,332 14.9% 14,241   11,922 -590 -4.9%
55-59 5,579 7.3% 7,193   5,690 -111 -2.0%
60-64 4,426 5.8% 5,796   4,190 236 5.6%
65 and older 3,003 3.9% 4,718   2,926 77 2.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 47,327 58,827 48,519
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 280 0.6% 249   232 48 20.7%
Mining 20 0.0% 19   23 -3 -13.0%
Utilities 213 0.4% 205   177 36 20.3%
Construction 3,816 8.0% 3,859   4,723 -907 -19.2%
Manufacturing 4,312 9.1% 4,492   5,067 -755 -14.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,631 5.5% 2,711   2,500 131 5.2%
Retail Trade 4,373 9.2% 4,809   4,302 71 1.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,494 3.1% 5,717   1,320 174 13.2%
Information 1,353 2.8% 1,416   1,361 -8 -0.6%
Finance and Insurance 2,164 4.5% 2,154   2,130 34 1.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 832 1.7% 882   868 -36 -4.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,065 10.6% 5,340   4,921 144 2.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 304 0.6% 326   273 31 11.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,640 9.7% 5,015   5,204 -564 -10.8%
Educational Services 1,374 2.9% 1,743   1,339 35 2.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,526 11.6% 6,447   5,071 455 9.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 587 1.2% 681   518 69 13.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,968 6.2% 5,782   2,742 226 8.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,687 5.6% 3,039   2,831 -144 -5.1%
Public Administration 1,298 2.7% 1,975   1,317 -19 -1.4%
Information Not Available 1,390 2.9% 1,966   1,600 -210 -13.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 30,085 36,534 32,425
Male 11,222 37.3% 13,140   12,991 -1,769 -13.6%
Female 11,539 38.4% 15,316   12,406 -867 -7.0%
Information Not Available 7,324 24.3% 8,078   7,028 296 4.2%
 
Ethnicity 30,085 36,534 32,425
Hispanic or Latino 1,093 3.6% 1,210   1,208 -115 -9.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,842 69.3% 26,335   23,487 -2,645 -11.3%
Information Not Available 8,150 27.1% 8,989   7,730 420 5.4%
 
Race 30,085 36,534 32,425
American Indian or Alaskan Native 109 0.4% 117   100 9 9.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 11,130 37.0% 13,776   12,006 -876 -7.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43 0.1% 51   41 2 4.9%
White 9,560 31.8% 12,391   11,340 -1,780 -15.7%
Information Not Available 9,243 30.7% 10,199   8,938 305 3.4%
 
Years of Age 30,085 36,534 32,425
Younger than 22 381 1.0% 441   433 -52 -12.0%
22-24 936 2.5% 1,150   1,117 -181 -16.2%
25-34 5,809 15.4% 6,623   6,535 -726 -11.1%
35-44 4,875 12.9% 5,865   5,419 -544 -10.0%
45-54 5,090 13.5% 6,395   5,791 -701 -12.1%
55-59 2,531 6.7% 3,283   2,699 -168 -6.2%
60-64 1,812 4.8% 2,512   1,911 -99 -5.2%
65 and older 1,327 3.5% 2,187   1,491 -164 -11.0%
Information Not Available 7,324 19.4% 8,078   7,029 295 4.2%
 
Industry 30,085 36,534 32,425
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 18 0.1% 44   40 -22 -55.0%
Mining 7 0.0% 8   28 -21 -75.0%
Utilities 33 0.1% 36   53 -20 -37.7%
Construction 2,226 7.4% 2,340   2,567 -341 -13.3%
Manufacturing 209 0.7% 204   383 -174 -45.4%
Wholesale Trade 919 3.1% 907   1,179 -260 -22.1%
Retail Trade 1,029 3.4% 1,094   1,101 -72 -6.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 640 2.1% 2,973   587 53 9.0%
Information 485 1.6% 520   424 61 14.4%
Finance and Insurance 943 3.1% 990   866 77 8.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 543 1.8% 576   569 -26 -4.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,506 8.3% 2,662   2,677 -171 -6.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 113 0.4% 136   84 29 34.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,146 10.5% 3,621   3,726 -580 -15.6%
Educational Services 952 3.2% 1,407   1,049 -97 -9.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,550 8.5% 3,099   2,643 -93 -3.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 311 1.0% 375   290 21 7.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,343 4.5% 2,277   1,611 -268 -16.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 693 2.3% 751   793 -100 -12.6%
Public Administration 504 1.7% 531   477 27 5.7%
Information Not Available 10,915 36.3% 11,983   11,278 -363 -3.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 3,178 3,834 3,717
Male 1,600 50.3% 1,842   1,997 -397 -19.9%
Female 1,578 49.7% 1,992   1,720 -142 -8.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 3,178 3,834 3,717
Hispanic or Latino 65 2.0% 48   44 21 47.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,781 87.5% 3,387   3,284 -503 -15.3%
Information Not Available 332 10.4% 399   389 -57 -14.7%
 
Race 3,178 3,834 3,717
American Indian or Alaskan Native 35 1.1% 54   49 -14 -28.6%
Asian 20 0.6% 26   16 4 25.0%
Black or African American 65 2.0% 61   55 10 18.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 2,911 91.6% 3,538   3,408 -497 -14.6%
Information Not Available 147 4.6% 155   189 -42 -22.2%
 
Years of Age 3,178 3,834 3,717
Younger than 22 78 1.4% 91   91 -13 -14.3%
22-24 116 2.0% 118   160 -44 -27.5%
25-34 622 10.8% 762   736 -114 -15.5%
35-44 641 11.1% 786   728 -87 -12.0%
45-54 809 14.1% 895   912 -103 -11.3%
55-59 401 7.0% 526   505 -104 -20.6%
60-64 333 5.8% 389   380 -47 -12.4%
65 and older 178 3.1% 267   205 -27 -13.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 3,178 3,834 3,717
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 48 1.5% 85   69 -21 -30.4%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Utilities 5 0.2% 5   15 -10 -66.7%
Construction 149 4.6% 176   232 -83 -35.8%
Manufacturing 285 8.8% 351   494 -209 -42.3%
Wholesale Trade 108 3.3% 111   123 -15 -12.2%
Retail Trade 350 10.8% 408   343 7 2.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 66 2.0% 213   92 -26 -28.3%
Information 39 1.2% 35   37 2 5.4%
Finance and Insurance 70 2.2% 73   82 -12 -14.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 31 1.0% 33   40 -9 -22.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 143 4.4% 148   183 -40 -21.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.3% 7   13 -2 -15.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 253 7.8% 263   308 -55 -17.9%
Educational Services 98 3.0% 140   84 14 16.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 377 11.7% 482   387 -10 -2.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 34 1.1% 40   36 -2 -5.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 168 5.2% 223   193 -25 -13.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 63 2.0% 89   93 -30 -32.3%
Public Administration 64 2.0% 78   67 -3 -4.5%
Information Not Available 816 25.3% 874   825 -9 -1.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,380 53,056 47,082
Male 25,392 52.5% 24,993   24,914 478 1.9%
Female 21,714 44.9% 26,765   20,664 1,050 5.1%
Information Not Available 1,274 2.6% 1,298   1,504 -230 -15.3%
 
Ethnicity 48,380 53,056 47,082
Hispanic or Latino 1,824 3.8% 2,170   1,651 173 10.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,316 79.2% 41,913   36,813 1,503 4.1%
Information Not Available 8,240 17.0% 8,973   8,618 -378 -4.4%
 
Race 48,380 53,056 47,082
American Indian or Alaskan Native 308 0.6% 384   392 -84 -21.4%
Asian 630 1.3% 690   571 59 10.3%
Black or African American 11,180 23.1% 12,637   9,642 1,538 16.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 67 0.1% 37   70 -3 -4.3%
White 26,000 53.7% 27,699   25,937 63 0.2%
Information Not Available 10,195 21.1% 11,609   10,470 -275 -2.6%
 
Years of Age 48,380 53,056 47,082
Younger than 22 802 1.1% 896   723 79 10.9%
22-24 2,091 3.0% 2,399   2,143 -52 -2.4%
25-34 11,277 15.9% 13,080   10,820 457 4.2%
35-44 11,033 15.6% 12,055   10,857 176 1.6%
45-54 12,154 17.2% 12,382   12,095 59 0.5%
55-59 5,703 8.1% 6,192   5,473 230 4.2%
60-64 3,573 5.0% 4,008   3,273 300 9.2%
65 and older 1,747 2.5% 2,044   1,698 49 2.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 48,380 53,056 47,082
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 260 0.5% 289   260 0 0.0%
Mining 52 0.1% 62   229 -177 -77.3%
Utilities 65 0.1% 54   78 -13 -16.7%
Construction 2,565 5.3% 2,531   3,269 -704 -21.5%
Manufacturing 8,110 16.7% 9,106   7,375 735 10.0%
Wholesale Trade 7,478 15.4% 4,708   5,373 2,105 39.2%
Retail Trade 2,805 5.8% 3,171   2,697 108 4.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,338 2.8% 1,733   1,335 3 0.2%
Information 779 1.6% 935   643 136 21.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,282 2.6% 1,309   1,173 109 9.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 564 1.2% 644   649 -85 -13.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,969 8.2% 4,594   4,056 -87 -2.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,809 3.7% 1,445   1,214 595 49.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,027 10.3% 5,849   5,087 -60 -1.2%
Educational Services 1,130 2.3% 1,494   1,484 -354 -23.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,944 8.1% 6,030   4,462 -518 -11.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 424 0.9% 776   507 -83 -16.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,705 3.5% 2,298   1,841 -136 -7.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,225 2.5% 1,548   1,363 -138 -10.1%
Public Administration 636 1.3% 969   648 -12 -1.9%
Information Not Available 3,213 6.6% 3,511   3,339 -126 -3.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 24,696 28,229 26,415
Male 13,564 54.9% 14,663   15,249 -1,685 -11.0%
Female 11,125 45.0% 13,557   11,161 -36 -0.3%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 9   5 2 40.0%
 
Ethnicity 24,696 28,229 26,415
Hispanic or Latino 927 3.8% 1,158   1,031 -104 -10.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,207 85.9% 24,164   22,530 -1,323 -5.9%
Information Not Available 2,562 10.4% 2,907   2,854 -292 -10.2%
 
Race 24,696 28,229 26,415
American Indian or Alaskan Native 363 1.5% 409   404 -41 -10.1%
Asian 745 3.0% 884   925 -180 -19.5%
Black or African American 2,351 9.5% 2,611   2,480 -129 -5.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 65 0.3% 70   70 -5 -7.1%
White 18,820 76.2% 21,581   20,194 -1,374 -6.8%
Information Not Available 2,352 9.5% 2,674   2,342 10 0.4%
 
Years of Age 24,696 28,229 26,415
Younger than 22 299 0.7% 301   336 -37 -11.0%
22-24 798 1.9% 820   988 -190 -19.2%
25-34 5,490 13.4% 6,201   6,008 -518 -8.6%
35-44 5,403 13.1% 6,224   5,739 -336 -5.9%
45-54 5,702 13.9% 6,559   6,333 -631 -10.0%
55-59 3,255 7.9% 3,770   3,383 -128 -3.8%
60-64 2,426 5.9% 2,803   2,394 32 1.3%
65 and older 1,314 3.2% 1,548   1,230 84 6.8%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 3   4 5 125.0%
 
Industry 24,696 28,229 26,415
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 150 0.6% 202   171 -21 -12.3%
Mining 51 0.2% 30   111 -60 -54.1%
Utilities 67 0.3% 116   119 -52 -43.7%
Construction 2,783 11.2% 2,687   3,529 -746 -21.1%
Manufacturing 3,203 12.9% 3,720   4,126 -923 -22.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,336 5.4% 1,413   1,392 -56 -4.0%
Retail Trade 2,187 8.8% 2,290   1,982 205 10.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 690 2.8% 870   700 -10 -1.4%
Information 667 2.7% 725   661 6 0.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,025 4.1% 1,025   848 177 20.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 407 1.6% 402   457 -50 -10.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,051 8.3% 2,187   1,989 62 3.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 568 2.3% 575   594 -26 -4.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,175 8.8% 2,433   2,230 -55 -2.5%
Educational Services 999 4.0% 1,258   1,088 -89 -8.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,557 10.3% 2,756   2,507 50 2.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 313 1.3% 382   301 12 4.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,244 5.0% 2,108   1,343 -99 -7.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 864 3.5% 1,502   872 -8 -0.9%
Public Administration 436 1.8% 576   478 -42 -8.8%
Information Not Available 923 3.7% 972   917 6 0.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,745 28,285 24,889
Male 10,276 49.5% 12,476   12,224 -1,948 -15.9%
Female 10,439 50.3% 15,770   12,594 -2,155 -17.1%
Information Not Available 30 0.1% 39   71 -41 -57.7%
 
Ethnicity 20,745 28,285 24,889
Hispanic or Latino 843 4.1% 1,106   1,059 -216 -20.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,104 77.6% 21,902   19,745 -3,641 -18.4%
Information Not Available 3,798 18.3% 5,277   4,085 -287 -7.0%
 
Race 20,745 28,285 24,889
American Indian or Alaskan Native 123 0.6% 171   163 -40 -24.5%
Asian 166 0.8% 216   170 -4 -2.4%
Black or African American 4,821 23.2% 6,994   5,933 -1,112 -18.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 183 0.9% 316   1,092 -909 -83.2%
White 12,939 62.4% 17,193   15,971 -3,032 -19.0%
Information Not Available 2,513 12.1% 3,395   1,560 953 61.1%
 
Years of Age 20,745 28,285 24,889
Younger than 22 300 0.9% 368   479 -179 -37.4%
22-24 788 2.5% 980   1,042 -254 -24.4%
25-34 4,546 14.2% 5,902   5,815 -1,269 -21.8%
35-44 4,832 15.1% 6,350   5,801 -969 -16.7%
45-54 4,901 15.3% 6,684   5,939 -1,038 -17.5%
55-59 2,484 7.8% 3,474   2,887 -403 -14.0%
60-64 1,732 5.4% 2,495   1,841 -109 -5.9%
65 and older 1,162 3.6% 2,032   1,085 77 7.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,745 28,285 24,889
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 116 0.6% 111   142 -26 -18.3%
Mining 30 0.1% 30   75 -45 -60.0%
Utilities 34 0.2% 25   49 -15 -30.6%
Construction 2,126 10.2% 2,042   2,049 77 3.8%
Manufacturing 2,214 10.6% 2,968   3,142 -928 -29.5%
Wholesale Trade 973 4.7% 1,090   1,220 -247 -20.2%
Retail Trade 2,128 10.2% 2,653   2,650 -522 -19.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 715 3.4% 2,823   899 -184 -20.5%
Information 488 2.3% 564   537 -49 -9.1%
Finance and Insurance 722 3.5% 745   864 -142 -16.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 356 1.7% 465   395 -39 -9.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,524 7.3% 1,657   1,629 -105 -6.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 129 0.6% 129   120 9 7.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,570 12.3% 3,246   3,489 -919 -26.3%
Educational Services 571 2.7% 798   771 -200 -25.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,622 12.6% 3,170   3,032 -410 -13.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 192 0.9% 286   256 -64 -25.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,300 6.2% 3,245   1,686 -386 -22.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 532 2.6% 704   561 -29 -5.2%
Public Administration 200 1.0% 234   275 -75 -27.3%
Information Not Available 1,203 5.8% 1,300   1,048 155 14.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Sep 2017 Percent Aug 2017     Sep 2016 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 10,157 12,841 11,809
Male 4,660 45.9% 5,218   5,946 -1,286 -21.6%
Female 5,482 54.0% 7,607   5,834 -352 -6.0%