Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

April 2018

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
April 2018
Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Monthly Change Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,864,411 2,095,219 -230,808 2,004,724 -140,313 -7.0
Alaska 9,117 9,827 -710 9,790 -673 -6.9
Alabama 14,452 15,402 -950 16,595 -2,143 -12.9
Arkansas 11,041 12,116 -1,075 12,391 -1,350 -10.9
Arizona 25,061 22,176 2,885 27,992 -2,931 -10.5
California 386,215 398,593 -12,378 383,248 2,967 0.8
Colorado 20,793 22,731 -1,938 24,334 -3,541 -14.6
Connecticut 40,363 47,553 -7,190 42,803 -2,440 -5.7
District of Columbia 7,690 8,189 -499 8,150 -460 -5.6
Delaware 4,714 5,937 -1,223 5,391 -677 -12.6
Florida 38,866 39,354 -488 42,952 -4,086 -9.5
Georgia 25,378 26,210 -832 27,977 -2,599 -9.3
Hawaii 6,859 7,111 -252 7,577 -718 -9.5
Iowa 19,957 27,294 -7,337 19,695 262 1.3
Idaho 5,735 7,990 -2,255 7,581 -1,846 -24.4
Illinois 114,913 130,499 -15,586 124,852 -9,939 -8.0
Indiana 16,466 19,630 -3,164 21,649 -5,183 -23.9
Kansas 8,606 11,095 -2,489 10,704 -2,098 -19.6
Kentucky 18,429 21,361 -2,932 18,691 -262 -1.4
Louisiana 15,353 15,840 -487 17,993 -2,640 -14.7
Massachusetts 60,597 75,504 -14,907 62,677 -2,080 -3.3
Maryland 29,422 33,950 -4,528 36,078 -6,656 -18.4
Maine 6,763 8,192 -1,429 7,835 -1,072 -13.7
Michigan 65,955 81,833 -15,878 68,746 -2,791 -4.1
Minnesota 50,770 58,589 -7,819 44,846 5,924 13.2
Missouri 21,828 26,231 -4,403 24,094 -2,266 -9.4
Mississippi 7,835 8,971 -1,136 9,355 -1,520 -16.2
Montana 7,061 9,588 -2,527 6,602 459 7.0
North Carolina 18,688 20,305 -1,617 20,183 -1,495 -7.4
North Dakota 4,995 6,665 -1,670 4,543 452 9.9
Nebraska 4,170 6,407 -2,237 4,488 -318 -7.1
New Hampshire 3,981 4,819 -838 4,245 -264 -6.2
New Jersey 93,464 107,628 -14,164 101,416 -7,952 -7.8
New Mexico 9,188 9,614 -426 10,599 -1,411 -13.3
Nevada 19,273 21,047 -1,774 22,533 -3,260 -14.5
New York 140,775 163,962 -23,187 169,110 -28,335 -16.8
Ohio 55,049 66,833 -11,784 60,631 -5,582 -9.2
Oklahoma 13,433 13,582 -149 14,959 -1,526 -10.2
Oregon 27,740 29,241 -1,501 28,305 -565 -2.0
Pennsylvania 117,959 139,172 -21,213 118,276 -317 -0.3
Puerto Rico 13,987 18,289 -4,302 19,199 -5,212 -27.1
Rhode Island 8,600 11,379 -2,779 9,213 -613 -6.7
South Carolina 14,901 16,268 -1,367 16,504 -1,603 -9.7
South Dakota 2,246 3,058 -812 1,808 438 24.2
Tennessee 18,086 20,775 -2,689 17,456 630 3.6
Texas 123,584 128,998 -5,414 144,178 -20,594 -14.3
Utah 9,164 11,183 -2,019 9,696 -532 -5.5
Virginia 24,333 26,796 -2,463 27,665 -3,332 -12.0
Virgin Islands 411 540 -129 185 226 122.2
Vermont 4,426 5,211 -785 4,962 -536 -10.8
Washington 48,407 52,106 -3,699 52,935 -4,528 -8.6
Wisconsin 34,254 42,477 -8,223 36,081 -1,827 -5.1
West Virginia 10,087 13,274 -3,187 11,462 -1,375 -12.0
Wyoming 2,971 3,824 -853 3,494 -523 -15.0
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,864,411   2,095,219   2,004,724 -140,313 -7.0
Male 1,089,241 58.4% 1,282,715   1,171,315 -82,074 -7.0%
Female 762,020 40.9% 797,858   817,290 -55,270 -6.8%
Information Not Available 13,150 0.7% 14,646   16,119 -2,969 -18.4%
 
Ethnicity 1,864,411   2,095,219   2,004,724    
Hispanic or Latino 399,912 21.4% 444,295   412,588 -12,676 -3.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,275,237 68.4% 1,411,455   1,363,496 -88,259 -6.5%
Information Not Available 189,262 10.2% 239,469   228,639 -39,377 -17.2%
 
Race 1,864,411   2,095,219   2,004,724
American Indian or Alaskan Native 24,229 1.3% 27,500   27,481 -3,252 -11.8%
Asian 65,769 3.5% 64,745   70,833 -5,064 -7.1%
Black or African American 309,108 16.6% 321,758   338,725 -29,617 -8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12,590 0.7% 13,478   12,273 317 2.6%
White 986,303 52.8% 1,152,102   1,058,179 -71,876 -6.8%
Information Not Available 469,503 25.1% 519,372   500,281 -30,778 -6.2%
 
Years of Age 1,864,411   2,095,219   2,004,724
Younger than 22 33,566 1.8% 39,138   33,341 225 0.7%
22-24 76,808 4.1% 89,926   85,733 -8,925 -10.4%
25-34 431,516 23.1% 480,758   460,438 -28,922 -6.3%
35-44 404,859 21.7% 456,042   430,876 -26,017 -6.0%
45-54 426,423 22.9% 475,833   466,985 -40,562 -8.7%
55-59 213,264 11.4% 241,646   231,815 -18,551 -8.0%
60-64 155,213 8.3% 175,735   163,197 -7,984 -4.9%
65 and older 110,074 5.9% 122,042   116,833 -6,759 -5.8%
Information Not Available 12,688 0.7% 14,099   15,506 -2,818 -18.2%
 
Industry 1,864,411   2,095,219   2,004,724
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 111,031 6.0% 120,845   97,961 13,070 13.3%
Mining 11,514 0.6% 14,067   12,676 -1,162 -9.2%
Utilities 4,466 0.2% 4,517   4,406 60 1.4%
Construction 290,949 15.6% 372,977   295,682 -4,733 -1.6%
Manufacturing 158,909 8.5% 171,837   193,995 -35,086 -18.1%
Wholesale Trade 59,967 3.2% 63,039   65,632 -5,665 -8.6%
Retail Trade 144,190 7.7% 153,174   156,135 -11,945 -7.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 68,480 3.7% 73,473   94,021 -25,541 -27.2%
Information 58,013 3.1% 56,077   66,106 -8,093 -12.2%
Finance and Insurance 57,451 3.1% 57,006   56,866 585 1.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 26,824 1.4% 28,097   29,276 -2,452 -8.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 95,247 5.1% 98,659   105,606 -10,359 -9.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,947 0.7% 13,359   14,535 -1,588 -10.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 258,092 13.8% 300,273   273,866 -15,774 -5.8%
Educational Services 35,420 1.9% 37,436   37,735 -2,315 -6.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 142,937 7.7% 145,246   147,761 -4,824 -3.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 33,592 1.8% 47,012   32,986 606 1.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 99,007 5.3% 119,032   106,857 -7,850 -7.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 43,234 2.3% 48,092   46,245 -3,011 -6.5%
Public Administration 31,499 1.7% 36,821   37,697 -6,198 -16.4%
Information Not Available 120,642 6.5% 134,180   128,680 -8,038 -6.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,117 9,827 9,790 -673 -6.9
Male 5,723 62.8% 6,333   6,443 -720 -11.2%
Female 3,371 37.0% 3,464   3,326 45 1.4%
Information Not Available 23 0.3% 30   21 2 9.5%
 
Ethnicity 9,117   9,827   9,790    
Hispanic or Latino 4 0.0% 8   6 -2 -33.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,717 95.6% 9,368   9,307 -590 -6.3%
Information Not Available 396 4.3% 451   477 -81 -17.0%
 
Race 9,117 9,827 9,790
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,864 31.4% 2,955   3,001 -137 -4.6%
Asian 538 5.9% 413   505 33 6.5%
Black or African American 381 4.2% 390   403 -22 -5.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 221 2.4% 205   221 0 0.0%
White 4,713 51.7% 5,405   5,179 -466 -9.0%
Information Not Available 400 4.4% 459   481 -81 -16.8%
 
Years of Age 9,117 9,827 9,790
Younger than 22 189 1.4% 250   189 0 0.0%
22-24 409 3.1% 467   452 -43 -9.5%
25-34 2,458 18.7% 2,738   2,764 -306 -11.1%
35-44 2,043 15.6% 2,171   2,320 -277 -11.9%
45-54 1,882 14.3% 1,926   2,053 -171 -8.3%
55-59 1,026 7.8% 1,103   1,045 -19 -1.8%
60-64 709 5.4% 787   661 48 7.3%
65 and older 401 3.1% 385   306 95 31.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,117 9,827 9,790
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 48 0.5% 70   32 16 50.0%
Mining 266 2.9% 286   393 -127 -32.3%
Utilities 53 0.6% 80   63 -10 -15.9%
Construction 2,043 22.3% 2,324   2,399 -356 -14.8%
Manufacturing 612 6.7% 602   573 39 6.8%
Wholesale Trade 115 1.3% 139   171 -56 -32.7%
Retail Trade 965 10.5% 945   959 6 0.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 375 4.1% 497   392 -17 -4.3%
Information 91 1.0% 110   103 -12 -11.7%
Finance and Insurance 164 1.8% 181   148 16 10.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 177 1.9% 195   192 -15 -7.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 258 2.8% 301   318 -60 -18.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33 0.4% 26   33 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 480 5.2% 489   575 -95 -16.5%
Educational Services 254 2.8% 258   275 -21 -7.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 682 7.4% 695   730 -48 -6.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 133 1.5% 155   152 -19 -12.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 768 8.4% 868   789 -21 -2.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 304 3.3% 304   295 9 3.1%
Public Administration 941 10.3% 1,017   869 72 8.3%
Information Not Available 355 3.9% 285   329 26 7.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,452 15,402 16,595
Male 7,059 48.8% 7,649   8,774 -1,715 -19.5%
Female 7,373 51.0% 7,726   7,803 -430 -5.5%
Information Not Available 20 0.1% 27   18 2 11.1%
 
Ethnicity 14,452 15,402 16,595
Hispanic or Latino 170 1.2% 188   240 -70 -29.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,828 74.9% 11,610   12,350 -1,522 -12.3%
Information Not Available 3,454 23.9% 3,604   4,005 -551 -13.8%
 
Race 14,452 15,402 16,595
American Indian or Alaskan Native 659 4.6% 747   878 -219 -24.9%
Asian 406 2.8% 436   465 -59 -12.7%
Black or African American 6,426 44.5% 6,730   6,857 -431 -6.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1% 15   15 -1 -6.7%
White 6,188 42.8% 6,662   7,582 -1,394 -18.4%
Information Not Available 759 5.3% 812   798 -39 -4.9%
 
Years of Age 14,452 15,402 16,595
Younger than 22 291 1.5% 312   366 -75 -20.5%
22-24 680 3.5% 729   813 -133 -16.4%
25-34 3,568 18.2% 3,800   4,275 -707 -16.5%
35-44 3,550 18.1% 3,723   3,905 -355 -9.1%
45-54 3,162 16.1% 3,406   3,707 -545 -14.7%
55-59 1,461 7.4% 1,545   1,684 -223 -13.2%
60-64 1,020 5.2% 1,111   1,126 -106 -9.4%
65 and older 712 3.6% 769   706 6 0.8%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 7   13 -5 -38.5%
 
Industry 14,452 15,402 16,595
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 87 0.6% 95   127 -40 -31.5%
Mining 66 0.5% 65   114 -48 -42.1%
Utilities 42 0.3% 46   64 -22 -34.4%
Construction 1,171 8.1% 1,373   1,681 -510 -30.3%
Manufacturing 2,429 16.7% 2,537   2,791 -362 -13.0%
Wholesale Trade 554 3.8% 581   613 -59 -9.6%
Retail Trade 1,735 11.9% 1,743   2,025 -290 -14.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 369 2.5% 452   522 -153 -29.3%
Information 249 1.7% 203   342 -93 -27.2%
Finance and Insurance 695 4.8% 655   480 215 44.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 229 1.6% 230   253 -24 -9.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 683 4.7% 689   792 -109 -13.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.4% 49   58 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,013 13.8% 2,161   2,365 -352 -14.9%
Educational Services 252 1.7% 284   260 -8 -3.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,299 8.9% 1,392   1,324 -25 -1.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 92 0.6% 99   100 -8 -8.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 932 6.4% 1,064   1,066 -134 -12.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 333 2.3% 349   366 -33 -9.0%
Public Administration 243 1.7% 269   267 -24 -9.0%
Information Not Available 921 6.3% 1,066   985 -64 -6.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,041 12,116 12,391
Male 5,286 47.9% 6,207   7,114 -1,828 -25.7%
Female 4,716 42.7% 4,836   5,015 -299 -6.0%
Information Not Available 1,039 9.4% 1,073   262 777 296.6%
 
Ethnicity 11,041 12,116 12,391
Hispanic or Latino 86 0.8% 79   86 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,916 89.8% 10,964   12,043 -2,127 -17.7%
Information Not Available 1,039 9.4% 1,073   262 777 296.6%
 
Race 11,041 12,116 12,391
American Indian or Alaskan Native 131 1.2% 128   161 -30 -18.6%
Asian 24 0.2% 17   10 14 140.0%
Black or African American 3,119 28.2% 3,242   3,278 -159 -4.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 584 5.3% 638   602 -18 -3.0%
White 6,058 54.9% 6,939   7,992 -1,934 -24.2%
Information Not Available 1,125 10.2% 1,152   348 777 223.3%
 
Years of Age 11,041 12,116 12,391
Younger than 22 275 1.7% 273   295 -20 -6.8%
22-24 432 2.6% 486   551 -119 -21.6%
25-34 2,180 13.4% 2,379   2,591 -411 -15.9%
35-44 2,447 15.0% 2,637   2,765 -318 -11.5%
45-54 2,270 13.9% 2,610   2,982 -712 -23.9%
55-59 1,076 6.6% 1,187   1,312 -236 -18.0%
60-64 785 4.8% 844   994 -209 -21.0%
65 and older 537 3.3% 627   639 -102 -16.0%
Information Not Available 1,039 6.4% 1,073   262 777 296.6%
 
Industry 11,041 12,116 12,391
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 203 1.8% 366   458 -255 -55.7%
Mining 58 0.5% 71   83 -25 -30.1%
Utilities 41 0.4% 31   20 21 105.0%
Construction 1,054 9.4% 1,403   1,473 -419 -28.4%
Manufacturing 1,436 12.8% 1,446   1,653 -217 -13.1%
Wholesale Trade 489 4.3% 524   555 -66 -11.9%
Retail Trade 1,239 11.0% 1,154   1,376 -137 -10.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 311 2.8% 369   489 -178 -36.4%
Information 138 1.2% 165   158 -20 -12.7%
Finance and Insurance 215 1.9% 212   222 -7 -3.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 115 1.0% 141   174 -59 -33.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 430 3.8% 412   429 1 0.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 98 0.9% 109   162 -64 -39.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,036 9.2% 1,131   1,344 -308 -22.9%
Educational Services 159 1.4% 164   188 -29 -15.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,285 11.4% 1,357   1,166 119 10.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 90 0.8% 125   133 -43 -32.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 536 4.8% 609   673 -137 -20.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 227 2.0% 255   263 -36 -13.7%
Public Administration 188 1.7% 221   261 -73 -28.0%
Information Not Available 1,693 15.1% 1,851   1,111 582 52.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,061 22,176 27,992
Male 13,162 52.5% 11,605   15,225 -2,063 -13.6%
Female 11,886 47.4% 10,548   12,749 -863 -6.8%
Information Not Available 13 0.1% 23   18 -5 -27.8%
 
Ethnicity 25,061 22,176 27,992
Hispanic or Latino 9,540 38.1% 6,712   10,996 -1,456 -13.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,268 41.0% 10,660   11,226 -958 -8.5%
Information Not Available 5,253 21.0% 4,804   5,770 -517 -9.0%
 
Race 25,061 22,176 27,992
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,363 5.4% 1,482   1,563 -200 -12.8%
Asian 1,793 7.2% 1,418   2,218 -425 -19.2%
Black or African American 1,998 8.0% 1,988   2,212 -214 -9.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 227 0.9% 215   218 9 4.1%
White 11,421 45.6% 11,766   13,213 -1,792 -13.6%
Information Not Available 8,259 33.0% 5,307   8,568 -309 -3.6%
 
Years of Age 25,061 22,176 27,992
Younger than 22 478 1.4% 373   585 -107 -18.3%
22-24 1,104 3.2% 875   1,285 -181 -14.1%
25-34 5,584 16.3% 5,018   6,292 -708 -11.3%
35-44 5,240 15.3% 4,724   5,783 -543 -9.4%
45-54 5,944 17.3% 5,075   6,842 -898 -13.1%
55-59 3,026 8.8% 2,723   3,434 -408 -11.9%
60-64 2,179 6.4% 1,999   2,336 -157 -6.7%
65 and older 1,506 4.4% 1,389   1,435 71 4.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,061 22,176 27,992
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 4,230 14.4% 1,317   4,526 -296 -6.5%
Mining 38 0.1% 42   47 -9 -19.1%
Utilities 36 0.1% 40   56 -20 -35.7%
Construction 1,550 5.3% 1,565   1,636 -86 -5.3%
Manufacturing 1,161 4.0% 983   1,600 -439 -27.4%
Wholesale Trade 691 2.4% 713   790 -99 -12.5%
Retail Trade 1,762 6.0% 1,693   2,003 -241 -12.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 520 1.8% 542   592 -72 -12.2%
Information 337 1.2% 354   389 -52 -13.4%
Finance and Insurance 1,116 3.8% 1,194   1,084 32 3.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 374 1.3% 388   397 -23 -5.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,090 3.7% 1,108   1,229 -139 -11.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 108 0.4% 123   112 -4 -3.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,989 10.2% 3,085   3,402 -413 -12.1%
Educational Services 533 1.8% 593   547 -14 -2.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,073 7.1% 2,085   2,159 -86 -4.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 241 0.8% 258   233 8 3.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,025 3.5% 1,088   1,074 -49 -4.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 387 1.3% 434   480 -93 -19.4%
Public Administration 468 1.6% 512   533 -65 -12.2%
Information Not Available 4,332 14.8% 4,059   5,103 -771 -15.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 386,215 398,593 383,248
Male 214,455 55.5% 224,969   219,646 -5,191 -2.4%
Female 171,662 44.4% 173,431   163,602 8,060 4.9%
Information Not Available 98 0.0% 193   0 98 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 386,215 398,593 383,248
Hispanic or Latino 181,160 46.9% 192,347   170,444 10,716 6.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 170,683 44.2% 172,563   180,104 -9,421 -5.2%
Information Not Available 34,372 8.9% 33,683   32,700 1,672 5.1%
 
Race 386,215 398,593 383,248
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,546 0.7% 2,702   4,125 -1,579 -38.3%
Asian 33,294 8.6% 31,559   34,713 -1,419 -4.1%
Black or African American 27,321 7.1% 26,541   30,487 -3,166 -10.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 107,521 27.8% 111,760   110,779 -3,258 -2.9%
Information Not Available 215,533 55.8% 226,031   203,144 12,389 6.1%
 
Years of Age 386,215 398,593 383,248
Younger than 22 7,442 1.6% 6,949   7,144 298 4.2%
22-24 17,724 3.8% 19,013   19,620 -1,896 -9.7%
25-34 99,785 21.6% 100,757   95,888 3,897 4.1%
35-44 74,325 16.1% 80,877   74,959 -634 -0.8%
45-54 85,978 18.6% 86,474   86,027 -49 -0.1%
55-59 41,422 9.0% 44,202   44,774 -3,352 -7.5%
60-64 31,826 6.9% 34,262   30,185 1,641 5.4%
65 and older 27,713 6.0% 25,962   24,651 3,062 12.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 97   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 386,215 398,593 383,248
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 90,678 19.0% 98,249   76,269 14,409 18.9%
Mining 979 0.2% 772   402 577 143.5%
Utilities 1,371 0.3% 1,158   1,308 63 4.8%
Construction 34,078 7.1% 35,709   37,932 -3,854 -10.2%
Manufacturing 29,279 6.1% 32,235   31,493 -2,214 -7.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,077 0.2% 1,448   2,113 -1,036 -49.0%
Retail Trade 25,069 5.3% 24,707   25,355 -286 -1.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 11,653 2.4% 11,388   13,281 -1,628 -12.3%
Information 28,202 5.9% 26,251   31,392 -3,190 -10.2%
Finance and Insurance 6,463 1.4% 6,756   5,333 1,130 21.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,252 0.5% 2,220   3,320 -1,068 -32.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,051 1.5% 6,466   6,741 310 4.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 74,129 15.5% 73,445   74,859 -730 -1.0%
Educational Services 9,597 2.0% 9,748   8,653 944 10.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 23,404 4.9% 23,935   22,035 1,369 6.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5,680 1.2% 6,177   6,339 -659 -10.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 13,318 2.8% 13,994   13,281 37 0.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,638 1.6% 8,590   7,144 494 6.9%
Public Administration 3,623 0.8% 3,764   4,025 -402 -10.0%
Information Not Available 10,674 2.2% 11,581   11,973 -1,299 -10.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,793 22,731 24,334
Male 11,442 55.0% 13,420   13,748 -2,306 -16.8%
Female 9,351 45.0% 9,311   10,586 -1,235 -11.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,793 22,731 24,334
Hispanic or Latino 4,180 20.1% 5,205   4,850 -670 -13.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,484 69.7% 15,266   17,049 -2,565 -15.0%
Information Not Available 2,129 10.2% 2,260   2,435 -306 -12.6%
 
Race 20,793 22,731 24,334
American Indian or Alaskan Native 409 2.0% 446   477 -68 -14.3%
Asian 432 2.1% 441   535 -103 -19.3%
Black or African American 1,477 7.1% 1,508   1,600 -123 -7.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 83 0.4% 78   99 -16 -16.2%
White 14,459 69.5% 15,767   16,937 -2,478 -14.6%
Information Not Available 3,933 18.9% 4,491   4,686 -753 -16.1%
 
Years of Age 20,793 22,731 24,334
Younger than 22 247 0.7% 297   287 -40 -13.9%
22-24 581 1.7% 658   712 -131 -18.4%
25-34 4,353 13.1% 4,720   5,205 -852 -16.4%
35-44 4,791 14.4% 5,078   5,513 -722 -13.1%
45-54 4,988 15.0% 5,400   5,865 -877 -15.0%
55-59 2,632 7.9% 3,017   3,128 -496 -15.9%
60-64 2,012 6.1% 2,213   2,285 -273 -11.9%
65 and older 1,188 3.6% 1,348   1,336 -148 -11.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   3 -2 -66.7%
 
Industry 20,793 22,731 24,334
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 164 0.8% 239   173 -9 -5.2%
Mining 176 0.8% 207   311 -135 -43.4%
Utilities 46 0.2% 43   60 -14 -23.3%
Construction 2,640 12.6% 3,826   3,331 -691 -20.7%
Manufacturing 1,354 6.5% 1,409   1,736 -382 -22.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,039 5.0% 1,059   1,155 -116 -10.0%
Retail Trade 1,725 8.2% 1,739   2,042 -317 -15.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 607 2.9% 709   802 -195 -24.3%
Information 819 3.9% 803   1,118 -299 -26.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,005 4.8% 984   1,087 -82 -7.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 491 2.3% 453   525 -34 -6.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,199 10.5% 2,164   2,415 -216 -8.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 295 1.4% 453   334 -39 -11.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,383 11.4% 2,838   2,775 -392 -14.1%
Educational Services 471 2.2% 496   555 -84 -15.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,871 8.9% 1,896   1,916 -45 -2.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 556 2.7% 396   531 25 4.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,471 7.0% 1,316   1,629 -158 -9.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 561 2.7% 567   662 -101 -15.3%
Public Administration 466 2.2% 646   583 -117 -20.1%
Information Not Available 454 2.2% 488   594 -140 -23.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 40,363 47,553 42,803
Male 23,135 57.3% 30,594   24,629 -1,494 -6.1%
Female 17,228 42.7% 16,959   18,174 -946 -5.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 40,363 47,553 42,803
Hispanic or Latino 7,502 18.6% 9,007   7,362 140 1.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 32,861 81.4% 38,546   35,441 -2,580 -7.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 40,363 47,553 42,803
American Indian or Alaskan Native 152 0.4% 188   170 -18 -10.6%
Asian 685 1.7% 757   761 -76 -10.0%
Black or African American 6,554 16.2% 6,716   6,615 -61 -0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 22,849 56.6% 27,707   24,413 -1,564 -6.4%
Information Not Available 10,123 25.1% 12,185   10,844 -721 -6.6%
 
Years of Age 40,363 47,553 42,803
Younger than 22 545 0.9% 718   568 -23 -4.0%
22-24 1,522 2.6% 1,944   1,539 -17 -1.1%
25-34 8,511 14.4% 10,442   9,171 -660 -7.2%
35-44 8,239 13.9% 9,857   8,569 -330 -3.9%
45-54 9,069 15.3% 10,441   10,191 -1,122 -11.0%
55-59 4,940 8.4% 5,869   5,110 -170 -3.3%
60-64 4,086 6.9% 4,604   4,103 -17 -0.4%
65 and older 3,451 5.8% 3,678   3,552 -101 -2.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 40,363 47,553 42,803
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 182 0.4% 398   216 -34 -15.7%
Mining 39 0.1% 67   44 -5 -11.4%
Utilities 51 0.1% 46   51 0 0.0%
Construction 6,403 15.8% 9,456   6,770 -367 -5.4%
Manufacturing 3,250 8.0% 3,691   3,418 -168 -4.9%
Wholesale Trade 1,520 3.7% 1,708   1,501 19 1.3%
Retail Trade 4,156 10.3% 4,741   4,308 -152 -3.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,095 10.1% 1,978   5,064 -969 -19.1%
Information 636 1.6% 681   1,338 -702 -52.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,453 3.6% 1,548   1,520 -67 -4.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 601 1.5% 689   632 -31 -4.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,716 4.2% 1,855   1,784 -68 -3.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 418 1.0% 414   308 110 35.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,243 12.9% 7,788   5,080 163 3.2%
Educational Services 894 2.2% 976   960 -66 -6.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,918 9.7% 4,099   3,935 -17 -0.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 967 2.4% 1,580   980 -13 -1.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,795 6.9% 3,436   2,803 -8 -0.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,089 2.7% 1,262   1,135 -46 -4.1%
Public Administration 411 1.0% 476   456 -45 -9.9%
Information Not Available 526 1.3% 664   500 26 5.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,690 8,189 8,150
Male 3,657 47.6% 3,871   3,925 -268 -6.8%
Female 4,033 52.4% 4,317   4,225 -192 -4.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,690 8,189 8,150
Hispanic or Latino 610 7.9% 618   649 -39 -6.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,043 91.6% 7,541   7,445 -402 -5.4%
Information Not Available 37 0.5% 30   56 -19 -33.9%
 
Race 7,690 8,189 8,150
American Indian or Alaskan Native 34 0.4% 33   34 0 0.0%
Asian 180 2.3% 176   235 -55 -23.4%
Black or African American 5,210 67.8% 5,642   5,320 -110 -2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 19 0.2% 22   24 -5 -20.8%
White 1,445 18.8% 1,484   1,745 -300 -17.2%
Information Not Available 802 10.4% 832   792 10 1.3%
 
Years of Age 7,690 8,189 8,150
Younger than 22 106 1.2% 133   136 -30 -22.1%
22-24 324 3.8% 375   423 -99 -23.4%
25-34 2,082 24.3% 2,195   2,305 -223 -9.7%
35-44 1,785 20.8% 1,889   1,875 -90 -4.8%
45-54 1,659 19.3% 1,767   1,709 -50 -2.9%
55-59 857 10.0% 905   760 97 12.8%
60-64 551 6.4% 585   613 -62 -10.1%
65 and older 326 3.8% 340   329 -3 -0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,690 8,189 8,150
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   1 -1 -100.0%
Construction 12 0.2% 9   29 -17 -58.6%
Manufacturing 1 0.0% 0   6 -5 -83.3%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.0% 3   2 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 21 0.3% 24   16 5 31.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 21 0.3% 20   4 17 425.0%
Information 5 0.1% 8   8 -3 -37.5%
Finance and Insurance 7 0.1% 7   7 0 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3 0.0% 3   4 -1 -25.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 56 0.7% 50   39 17 43.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 40 0.5% 42   49 -9 -18.4%
Educational Services 7 0.1% 5   7 0 0.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 10 0.1% 7   20 -10 -50.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 3   1 0 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 14 0.2% 15   22 -8 -36.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 19 0.2% 28   15 4 26.7%
Public Administration 5 0.1% 3   2 3 150.0%
Information Not Available 7,465 97.1% 7,961   7,918 -453 -5.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,714 5,937 5,391
Male 2,046 43.4% 2,646   2,420 -374 -15.5%
Female 2,364 50.1% 2,910   2,596 -232 -8.9%
Information Not Available 304 6.4% 381   375 -71 -18.9%
 
Ethnicity 4,714 5,937 5,391
Hispanic or Latino 336 7.1% 454   360 -24 -6.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,074 86.4% 5,102   4,656 -582 -12.5%
Information Not Available 304 6.4% 381   375 -71 -18.9%
 
Race 4,714 5,937 5,391
American Indian or Alaskan Native 17 0.4% 29   17 0 0.0%
Asian 75 1.6% 95   87 -12 -13.8%
Black or African American 1,961 41.6% 2,443   2,127 -166 -7.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0% 4   3 -1 -33.3%
White 2,403 51.0% 3,044   2,814 -411 -14.6%
Information Not Available 257 5.5% 321   342 -85 -24.9%
 
Years of Age 4,714 5,937 5,391
Younger than 22 60 0.9% 85   87 -27 -31.0%
22-24 197 2.9% 278   236 -39 -16.5%
25-34 1,124 16.8% 1,454   1,205 -81 -6.7%
35-44 1,065 15.9% 1,250   1,158 -93 -8.0%
45-54 1,040 15.5% 1,267   1,237 -197 -15.9%
55-59 568 8.5% 734   603 -35 -5.8%
60-64 420 6.3% 520   455 -35 -7.7%
65 and older 199 3.0% 290   342 -143 -41.8%
Information Not Available 41 0.6% 59   68 -27 -39.7%
 
Industry 4,714 5,937 5,391
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 8 0.2% 19   14 -6 -42.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 7 0.1% 12   13 -6 -46.2%
Construction 298 6.3% 429   325 -27 -8.3%
Manufacturing 294 6.2% 363   445 -151 -33.9%
Wholesale Trade 124 2.6% 145   165 -41 -24.8%
Retail Trade 724 15.3% 861   776 -52 -6.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 167 3.5% 222   206 -39 -18.9%
Information 72 1.5% 73   65 7 10.8%
Finance and Insurance 431 9.1% 541   478 -47 -9.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 97 2.1% 133   101 -4 -4.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 294 6.2% 326   399 -105 -26.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10 0.2% 12   16 -6 -37.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 829 17.6% 1,078   961 -132 -13.7%
Educational Services 52 1.1% 68   87 -35 -40.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 605 12.8% 707   542 63 11.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 87 1.8% 122   84 3 3.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 455 9.6% 620   518 -63 -12.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 99 2.1% 118   135 -36 -26.7%
Public Administration 48 1.0% 68   55 -7 -12.7%
Information Not Available 13 0.3% 18   6 7 116.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 38,866 39,354 42,952
Male 18,392 47.3% 19,097   20,376 -1,984 -9.7%
Female 20,448 52.6% 20,228   22,432 -1,984 -8.8%
Information Not Available 26 0.1% 29   144 -118 -81.9%
 
Ethnicity 38,866 39,354 42,952
Hispanic or Latino 9,339 24.0% 9,586   11,718 -2,379 -20.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,059 67.0% 26,057   27,324 -1,265 -4.6%
Information Not Available 3,468 8.9% 3,711   3,910 -442 -11.3%
 
Race 38,866 39,354 42,952
American Indian or Alaskan Native 262 0.7% 226   237 25 10.5%
Asian 661 1.7% 608   677 -16 -2.4%
Black or African American 10,319 26.6% 10,428   10,772 -453 -4.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 228 0.6% 244   196 32 16.3%
White 22,766 58.6% 22,869   25,796 -3,030 -11.7%
Information Not Available 4,630 11.9% 4,979   5,274 -644 -12.2%
 
Years of Age 38,866 39,354 42,952
Younger than 22 296 0.5% 332   411 -115 -28.0%
22-24 988 1.7% 1,043   1,279 -291 -22.8%
25-34 7,423 12.6% 7,335   8,375 -952 -11.4%
35-44 7,900 13.5% 7,772   8,712 -812 -9.3%
45-54 8,255 14.1% 8,251   9,134 -879 -9.6%
55-59 4,270 7.3% 4,161   4,467 -197 -4.4%
60-64 2,921 5.0% 3,037   3,280 -359 -10.9%
65 and older 2,074 3.5% 2,033   2,196 -122 -5.6%
Information Not Available 4,739 8.1% 5,390   5,098 -359 -7.0%
 
Industry 38,866 39,354 42,952
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 377 1.0% 451   509 -132 -25.9%
Mining 36 0.1% 23   73 -37 -50.7%
Utilities 73 0.2% 73   59 14 23.7%
Construction 2,484 6.3% 2,586   2,723 -239 -8.8%
Manufacturing 1,654 4.2% 1,676   2,022 -368 -18.2%
Wholesale Trade 1,681 4.3% 1,647   1,837 -156 -8.5%
Retail Trade 3,884 9.9% 3,789   4,289 -405 -9.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,006 2.6% 1,067   1,297 -291 -22.4%
Information 824 2.1% 816   848 -24 -2.8%
Finance and Insurance 2,061 5.3% 2,062   2,125 -64 -3.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 904 2.3% 889   1,042 -138 -13.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,984 7.6% 2,937   3,389 -405 -12.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 489 1.2% 514   454 35 7.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,108 18.1% 7,013   8,354 -1,246 -14.9%
Educational Services 947 2.4% 883   826 121 14.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,699 9.4% 3,707   4,112 -413 -10.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 532 1.4% 528   609 -77 -12.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,193 5.6% 2,222   2,398 -205 -8.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 976 2.5% 1,007   1,100 -124 -11.3%
Public Administration 439 1.1% 451   525 -86 -16.4%
Information Not Available 4,515 11.5% 5,013   4,361 154 3.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,378 26,210 27,977
Male 11,286 44.5% 11,881   12,644 -1,358 -10.7%
Female 12,692 50.0% 12,825   13,771 -1,079 -7.8%
Information Not Available 1,400 5.5% 1,504   1,562 -162 -10.4%
 
Ethnicity 25,378 26,210 27,977
Hispanic or Latino 10 0.0% 35   73 -63 -86.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,968 94.4% 24,671   26,342 -2,374 -9.0%
Information Not Available 1,400 5.5% 1,504   1,562 -162 -10.4%
 
Race 25,378 26,210 27,977
American Indian or Alaskan Native 100 0.4% 111   100 0 0.0%
Asian 418 1.6% 411   475 -57 -12.0%
Black or African American 14,180 55.9% 14,544   15,438 -1,258 -8.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 9,280 36.6% 9,640   10,402 -1,122 -10.8%
Information Not Available 1,400 5.5% 1,504   1,562 -162 -10.4%
 
Years of Age 25,378 26,210 27,977
Younger than 22 350 1.1% 361   381 -31 -8.1%
22-24 806 2.5% 871   1,023 -217 -21.2%
25-34 5,960 18.2% 6,041   6,610 -650 -9.8%
35-44 6,372 19.4% 6,484   6,950 -578 -8.3%
45-54 6,099 18.6% 6,363   6,808 -709 -10.4%
55-59 2,833 8.6% 2,936   3,005 -172 -5.7%
60-64 1,847 5.6% 1,956   2,093 -246 -11.8%
65 and older 1,111 3.4% 1,198   1,107 4 0.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,378 26,210 27,977
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 261 1.0% 307   361 -100 -27.7%
Mining 17 0.1% 10   8 9 112.5%
Utilities 30 0.1% 21   25 5 20.0%
Construction 770 3.0% 989   1,132 -362 -32.0%
Manufacturing 1,506 5.9% 1,770   1,886 -380 -20.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,103 4.3% 1,157   1,177 -74 -6.3%
Retail Trade 1,806 7.0% 1,795   2,036 -230 -11.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 469 1.8% 494   471 -2 -0.4%
Information 496 1.9% 500   492 4 0.8%
Finance and Insurance 785 3.1% 786   878 -93 -10.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 323 1.3% 309   354 -31 -8.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,834 18.9% 4,893   5,190 -356 -6.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.2% 28   40 18 45.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 70 0.3% 60   84 -14 -16.7%
Educational Services 350 1.4% 360   493 -143 -29.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,162 4.5% 1,135   1,215 -53 -4.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,003 3.9% 1,071   984 19 1.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 169 0.7% 150   208 -39 -18.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 247 1.0% 256   230 17 7.4%
Public Administration 266 1.0% 263   323 -57 -17.6%
Information Not Available 9,653 37.6% 9,856   10,390 -737 -7.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,859 7,111 7,577
Male 4,893 71.3% 5,064   5,517 -624 -11.3%
Female 1,965 28.6% 2,046   2,060 -95 -4.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,859 7,111 7,577
Hispanic or Latino 506 7.4% 522   566 -60 -10.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,707 68.6% 4,868   5,046 -339 -6.7%
Information Not Available 1,646 24.0% 1,721   1,964 -318 -16.2%
 
Race 6,859 7,111 7,577
American Indian or Alaskan Native 44 0.6% 55   61 -17 -27.9%
Asian 2,231 32.5% 2,345   2,338 -107 -4.6%
Black or African American 116 1.7% 110   123 -7 -5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,121 30.9% 2,212   2,355 -234 -9.9%
White 1,458 21.3% 1,469   1,660 -202 -12.2%
Information Not Available 889 13.0% 920   1,040 -151 -14.5%
 
Years of Age 6,859 7,111 7,577
Younger than 22 73 0.9% 85   107 -34 -31.8%
22-24 220 2.8% 265   279 -59 -21.1%
25-34 1,489 19.3% 1,572   1,757 -268 -15.3%
35-44 1,650 21.4% 1,666   1,777 -127 -7.1%
45-54 1,626 21.0% 1,671   1,744 -118 -6.8%
55-59 730 9.4% 757   805 -75 -9.3%
60-64 591 7.6% 616   670 -79 -11.8%
65 and older 480 6.2% 479   438 42 9.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,859 7,111 7,577
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 106 1.5% 106   307 -201 -65.5%
Mining 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
Utilities 13 0.2% 8   14 -1 -7.1%
Construction 2,601 37.3% 2,755   3,142 -541 -17.2%
Manufacturing 173 2.5% 209   151 22 14.6%
Wholesale Trade 123 1.8% 126   118 5 4.2%
Retail Trade 280 4.0% 312   337 -57 -16.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 287 4.1% 286   181 106 58.6%
Information 182 2.6% 91   148 34 23.0%
Finance and Insurance 75 1.1% 69   69 6 8.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 94 1.3% 92   96 -2 -2.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 186 2.7% 181   189 -3 -1.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 39 0.6% 51   55 -16 -29.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 855 12.3% 891   789 66 8.4%
Educational Services 44 0.6% 51   47 -3 -6.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 263 3.8% 273   305 -42 -13.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 77 1.1% 67   72 5 6.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 472 6.8% 547   476 -4 -0.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 137 2.0% 148   134 3 2.2%
Public Administration 63 0.9% 71   80 -17 -21.3%
Information Not Available 788 11.3% 776   866 -78 -9.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,957 27,294 19,695
Male 14,125 70.8% 20,562   13,093 1,032 7.9%
Female 5,630 28.2% 6,500   6,383 -753 -11.8%
Information Not Available 202 1.0% 232   219 -17 -7.8%
 
Ethnicity 19,957 27,294 19,695
Hispanic or Latino 3,940 19.7% 0   0 3,940 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,098 75.7% 0   0 15,098 0.0%
Information Not Available 919 4.6% 27,294   19,695 -18,776 -95.3%
 
Race 19,957 27,294 19,695
American Indian or Alaskan Native 247 1.2% 307   118 129 109.3%
Asian 213 1.1% 235   158 55 34.8%
Black or African American 1,170 5.9% 1,388   717 453 63.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 13,468 67.5% 17,951   5,730 7,738 135.0%
Information Not Available 4,859 24.3% 7,413   12,972 -8,113 -62.5%
 
Years of Age 19,957 27,294 19,695
Younger than 22 340 1.1% 542   333 7 2.1%
22-24 793 2.5% 1,265   828 -35 -4.2%
25-34 4,244 13.5% 5,946   4,391 -147 -3.3%
35-44 4,412 14.0% 5,868   4,477 -65 -1.5%
45-54 4,340 13.8% 5,741   4,405 -65 -1.5%
55-59 2,471 7.9% 3,275   2,323 148 6.4%
60-64 1,961 6.2% 2,655   1,812 149 8.2%
65 and older 1,392 4.4% 1,998   1,126 266 23.6%
Information Not Available 4 0.0% 4   0 4 0.0%
 
Industry 19,957 27,294 19,695
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 181 0.9% 243   148 33 22.3%
Mining 304 1.5% 466   257 47 18.3%
Utilities 29 0.1% 33   19 10 52.6%
Construction 7,214 35.8% 11,119   5,982 1,232 20.6%
Manufacturing 2,797 13.9% 3,512   3,672 -875 -23.8%
Wholesale Trade 746 3.7% 881   693 53 7.6%
Retail Trade 1,248 6.2% 1,437   1,328 -80 -6.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 712 3.5% 1,203   710 2 0.3%
Information 279 1.4% 266   377 -98 -26.0%
Finance and Insurance 565 2.8% 573   562 3 0.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 160 0.8% 231   195 -35 -17.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 600 3.0% 695   613 -13 -2.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 75 0.4% 76   60 15 25.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,950 9.7% 2,813   1,771 179 10.1%
Educational Services 227 1.1% 253   276 -49 -17.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,143 5.7% 1,162   1,277 -134 -10.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 241 1.2% 418   177 64 36.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 708 3.5% 843   730 -22 -3.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 350 1.7% 443   439 -89 -20.3%
Public Administration 274 1.4% 439   223 51 22.9%
Information Not Available 154 0.8% 188   186 -32 -17.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,735 7,990 7,581
Male 3,674 64.1% 5,558   4,757 -1,083 -22.8%
Female 2,061 35.9% 2,428   2,823 -762 -27.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 4   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 5,735 7,990 7,581
Hispanic or Latino 575 10.0% 1,060   820 -245 -29.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,272 74.5% 5,697   5,465 -1,193 -21.8%
Information Not Available 888 15.5% 1,233   1,296 -408 -31.5%
 
Race 5,735 7,990 7,581
American Indian or Alaskan Native 376 4.3% 503   395 -19 -4.8%
Asian 105 1.2% 107   147 -42 -28.6%
Black or African American 133 1.5% 165   149 -16 -10.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 56 0.6% 85   65 -9 -13.8%
White 6,569 74.4% 7,805   7,805 -1,236 -15.8%
Information Not Available 1,587 18.0% 3,067   2,083 -496 -23.8%
 
Years of Age 5,735 7,990 7,581
Younger than 22 115 1.0% 214   183 -68 -37.2%
22-24 217 1.9% 341   308 -91 -29.5%
25-34 1,040 8.9% 1,568   1,481 -441 -29.8%
35-44 1,252 10.7% 1,728   1,566 -314 -20.1%
45-54 1,306 11.1% 1,759   1,792 -486 -27.1%
55-59 768 6.5% 985   1,008 -240 -23.8%
60-64 577 4.9% 740   695 -118 -17.0%
65 and older 457 3.9% 654   544 -87 -16.0%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 1   4 -1 -25.0%
 
Industry 5,735 7,990 7,581
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 622 9.8% 811   779 -157 -20.2%
Mining 60 0.9% 83   85 -25 -29.4%
Utilities 15 0.2% 35   17 -2 -11.8%
Construction 859 13.5% 1,662   1,058 -199 -18.8%
Manufacturing 548 8.6% 719   948 -400 -42.2%
Wholesale Trade 211 3.3% 265   298 -87 -29.2%
Retail Trade 536 8.4% 658   710 -174 -24.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 323 5.1% 341   386 -63 -16.3%
Information 91 1.4% 108   134 -43 -32.1%
Finance and Insurance 118 1.9% 138   209 -91 -43.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 77 1.2% 88   75 2 2.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 271 4.3% 335   357 -86 -24.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.2% 12   24 -13 -54.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 549 8.6% 979   716 -167 -23.3%
Educational Services 71 1.1% 90   123 -52 -42.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 466 7.3% 541   561 -95 -16.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 87 1.4% 141   110 -23 -20.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 282 4.4% 312   385 -103 -26.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 130 2.0% 152   137 -7 -5.1%
Public Administration 127 2.0% 193   164 -37 -22.6%
Information Not Available 281 4.4% 327   305 -24 -7.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 114,913 130,499 124,852
Male 72,749 63.3% 87,611   79,455 -6,706 -8.4%
Female 41,296 35.9% 41,929   44,541 -3,245 -7.3%
Information Not Available 868 0.8% 959   856 12 1.4%
 
Ethnicity 114,913 130,499 124,852
Hispanic or Latino 21,892 19.1% 29,740   21,705 187 0.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 80,878 70.4% 87,298   89,682 -8,804 -9.8%
Information Not Available 12,143 10.6% 13,461   13,465 -1,322 -9.8%
 
Race 114,913 130,499 124,852
American Indian or Alaskan Native 744 0.6% 907   656 88 13.4%
Asian 2,362 2.1% 2,328   2,608 -246 -9.4%
Black or African American 26,602 23.1% 26,434   28,368 -1,766 -6.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 254 0.2% 317   294 -40 -13.6%
White 70,235 61.1% 81,171   77,765 -7,530 -9.7%
Information Not Available 14,716 12.8% 19,342   15,161 -445 -2.9%
 
Years of Age 114,913 130,499 124,852
Younger than 22 1,134 0.6% 1,377   1,307 -173 -13.2%
22-24 3,633 2.1% 4,359   4,375 -742 -17.0%
25-34 24,535 14.0% 28,096   27,741 -3,206 -11.6%
35-44 26,908 15.4% 30,845   28,944 -2,036 -7.0%
45-54 28,584 16.3% 32,336   31,766 -3,182 -10.0%
55-59 14,407 8.2% 16,280   15,310 -903 -5.9%
60-64 10,304 5.9% 11,249   10,359 -55 -0.5%
65 and older 5,408 3.1% 5,957   5,050 358 7.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 114,913 130,499 124,852
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 581 0.5% 974   535 46 8.6%
Mining 286 0.2% 420   372 -86 -23.1%
Utilities 216 0.2% 233   152 64 42.1%
Construction 23,620 20.5% 29,412   23,182 438 1.9%
Manufacturing 9,278 8.0% 10,030   16,948 -7,670 -45.3%
Wholesale Trade 4,780 4.1% 5,032   5,296 -516 -9.7%
Retail Trade 8,333 7.2% 8,589   8,826 -493 -5.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,241 5.4% 5,882   5,939 302 5.1%
Information 2,026 1.8% 2,031   1,974 52 2.6%
Finance and Insurance 4,207 3.6% 4,208   3,915 292 7.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,650 1.4% 1,692   1,701 -51 -3.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,719 5.8% 7,064   7,262 -543 -7.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,297 1.1% 988   899 398 44.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 18,260 15.8% 23,480   18,992 -732 -3.9%
Educational Services 1,825 1.6% 2,042   2,151 -326 -15.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,519 5.6% 6,560   6,808 -289 -4.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,318 2.0% 3,060   2,071 247 11.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,532 4.8% 6,478   5,737 -205 -3.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,459 2.1% 2,716   2,646 -187 -7.1%
Public Administration 2,425 2.1% 2,233   2,370 55 2.3%
Information Not Available 6,341 5.5% 7,375   7,076 -735 -10.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,466 19,630 21,649
Male 10,167 61.7% 13,231   13,410 -3,243 -24.2%
Female 6,187 37.6% 6,273   8,140 -1,953 -24.0%
Information Not Available 112 0.7% 126   99 13 13.1%
 
Ethnicity 16,466 19,630 21,649
Hispanic or Latino 886 5.4% 1,175   1,026 -140 -13.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,413 75.4% 14,898   16,606 -4,193 -25.2%
Information Not Available 3,167 19.2% 3,557   4,017 -850 -21.2%
 
Race 16,466 19,630 21,649
American Indian or Alaskan Native 70 0.4% 88   94 -24 -25.5%
Asian 155 0.9% 147   153 2 1.3%
Black or African American 2,761 16.8% 2,816   3,691 -930 -25.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 32 0.2% 24   24 8 33.3%
White 12,121 73.6% 14,973   16,197 -4,076 -25.2%
Information Not Available 1,327 8.1% 1,582   1,490 -163 -10.9%
 
Years of Age 16,466 19,630 21,649
Younger than 22 175 0.6% 243   240 -65 -27.1%
22-24 413 1.5% 533   653 -240 -36.8%
25-34 3,220 11.8% 3,781   4,692 -1,472 -31.4%
35-44 4,051 14.9% 4,755   5,385 -1,334 -24.8%
45-54 4,441 16.3% 5,367   5,676 -1,235 -21.8%
55-59 2,188 8.0% 2,604   2,556 -368 -14.4%
60-64 1,321 4.8% 1,555   1,621 -300 -18.5%
65 and older 657 2.4% 792   826 -169 -20.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 16,466 19,630 21,649
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 41 0.2% 64   52 -11 -21.2%
Mining 16 0.1% 44   62 -46 -74.2%
Utilities 25 0.2% 21   25 0 0.0%
Construction 3,848 23.3% 5,946   4,531 -683 -15.1%
Manufacturing 2,792 16.9% 2,859   3,360 -568 -16.9%
Wholesale Trade 590 3.6% 616   799 -209 -26.2%
Retail Trade 1,092 6.6% 1,178   1,556 -464 -29.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 782 4.7% 1,047   997 -215 -21.6%
Information 234 1.4% 243   358 -124 -34.6%
Finance and Insurance 488 3.0% 459   619 -131 -21.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 213 1.3% 257   294 -81 -27.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 663 4.0% 691   978 -315 -32.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 138 0.8% 142   198 -60 -30.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,605 9.7% 1,898   2,222 -617 -27.8%
Educational Services 276 1.7% 302   383 -107 -27.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,120 6.8% 1,042   1,541 -421 -27.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 122 0.7% 185   233 -111 -47.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 490 3.0% 500   635 -145 -22.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 393 2.4% 405   492 -99 -20.1%
Public Administration 150 0.9% 172   158 -8 -5.1%
Information Not Available 1,388 8.4% 1,559   2,156 -768 -35.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,606 11,095 10,704
Male 4,885 56.8% 6,823   6,263 -1,378 -22.0%
Female 3,721 43.2% 4,272   4,441 -720 -16.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 8,606 11,095 10,704
Hispanic or Latino 847 9.8% 1,136   906 -59 -6.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,635 53.9% 5,640   4,879 -244 -5.0%
Information Not Available 3,124 36.3% 4,319   4,919 -1,795 -36.5%
 
Race 8,606 11,095 10,704
American Indian or Alaskan Native 149 1.7% 160   157 -8 -5.1%
Asian 114 1.3% 134   217 -103 -47.5%
Black or African American 1,492 17.3% 2,192   2,195 -703 -32.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 28 0.3% 33   36 -8 -22.2%
White 6,161 71.6% 7,697   7,397 -1,236 -16.7%
Information Not Available 662 7.7% 879   702 -40 -5.7%
 
Years of Age 8,606 11,095 10,704
Younger than 22 126 0.9% 156   131 -5 -3.8%
22-24 302 2.2% 400   404 -102 -25.2%
25-34 1,959 14.0% 2,536   2,392 -433 -18.1%
35-44 2,050 14.6% 2,614   2,544 -494 -19.4%
45-54 2,005 14.3% 2,619   2,598 -593 -22.8%
55-59 1,020 7.3% 1,322   1,236 -216 -17.5%
60-64 724 5.2% 912   883 -159 -18.0%
65 and older 420 3.0% 536   516 -96 -18.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 8,606 11,095 10,704
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 25 0.3% 43   39 -14 -35.9%
Mining 58 0.7% 80   93 -35 -37.6%
Utilities 15 0.2% 33   24 -9 -37.5%
Construction 1,615 18.7% 2,456   1,869 -254 -13.6%
Manufacturing 948 11.0% 1,347   1,285 -337 -26.2%
Wholesale Trade 405 4.7% 423   461 -56 -12.1%
Retail Trade 721 8.4% 785   780 -59 -7.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 382 4.4% 430   420 -38 -9.0%
Information 196 2.3% 198   284 -88 -31.0%
Finance and Insurance 341 4.0% 317   361 -20 -5.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 176 2.0% 188   180 -4 -2.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 601 7.0% 644   696 -95 -13.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.4% 44   71 -35 -49.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,116 12.9% 1,367   1,490 -374 -25.1%
Educational Services 175 2.0% 173   155 20 12.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 933 10.8% 966   1,102 -169 -15.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 71 0.8% 87   69 2 2.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 411 4.8% 463   413 -2 -0.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 211 2.4% 214   200 11 5.5%
Public Administration 169 2.0% 223   195 -26 -13.3%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 614   517 -516 -99.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 18,429 21,361 18,691
Male 11,170 60.6% 13,505   11,105 65 0.6%
Female 7,259 39.4% 7,856   7,586 -327 -4.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 18,429 21,361 18,691
Hispanic or Latino 48 0.3% 26   28 20 71.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 498 2.7% 508   431 67 15.5%
Information Not Available 17,883 97.0% 20,827   18,232 -349 -1.9%
 
Race 18,429 21,361 18,691
American Indian or Alaskan Native 150 0.8% 126   75 75 100.0%
Asian 97 0.5% 96   28 69 246.4%
Black or African American 2,467 13.4% 2,666   2,831 -364 -12.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0% 13   0 9 0.0%
White 15,446 83.8% 18,230   15,607 -161 -1.0%
Information Not Available 260 1.4% 230   150 110 73.3%
 
Years of Age 18,429 21,361 18,691
Younger than 22 181 0.6% 309   239 -58 -24.3%
22-24 520 1.6% 708   613 -93 -15.2%
25-34 3,330 10.4% 4,073   3,613 -283 -7.8%
35-44 4,722 14.7% 5,072   4,549 173 3.8%
45-54 4,515 14.0% 5,120   4,656 -141 -3.0%
55-59 2,304 7.2% 2,527   2,167 137 6.3%
60-64 1,709 5.3% 2,241   1,722 -13 -0.8%
65 and older 1,141 3.5% 1,303   1,128 13 1.2%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 8   4 3 75.0%
 
Industry 18,429 21,361 18,691
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 35 0.2% 56   23 12 52.2%
Mining 291 1.6% 330   154 137 89.0%
Utilities 22 0.1% 9   37 -15 -40.5%
Construction 3,784 20.5% 4,924   3,398 386 11.4%
Manufacturing 3,299 17.9% 3,530   3,201 98 3.1%
Wholesale Trade 696 3.8% 760   739 -43 -5.8%
Retail Trade 1,224 6.6% 1,420   1,624 -400 -24.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 551 3.0% 621   987 -436 -44.2%
Information 379 2.1% 369   290 89 30.7%
Finance and Insurance 678 3.7% 621   641 37 5.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 203 1.1% 208   304 -101 -33.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 643 3.5% 795   749 -106 -14.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 128 0.7% 161   150 -22 -14.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,061 11.2% 2,432   2,026 35 1.7%
Educational Services 260 1.4% 291   201 59 29.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,511 8.2% 1,702   1,783 -272 -15.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 185 1.0% 360   197 -12 -6.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 899 4.9% 925   576 323 56.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 357 1.9% 443   402 -45 -11.2%
Public Administration 229 1.2% 265   197 32 16.2%
Information Not Available 994 5.4% 1,139   1,012 -18 -1.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,353 15,840 17,993
Male 7,213 47.0% 7,588   9,656 -2,443 -25.3%
Female 8,104 52.8% 8,217   8,321 -217 -2.6%
Information Not Available 36 0.2% 35   16 20 125.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,353 15,840 17,993
Hispanic or Latino 611 4.0% 633   832 -221 -26.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,443 94.1% 14,889   16,804 -2,361 -14.1%
Information Not Available 299 1.9% 318   357 -58 -16.2%
 
Race 15,353 15,840 17,993
American Indian or Alaskan Native 78 0.5% 74   111 -33 -29.7%
Asian 110 0.7% 117   195 -85 -43.6%
Black or African American 7,652 49.8% 7,798   8,925 -1,273 -14.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 360 2.3% 374   14 346 2471.4%
White 6,036 39.3% 6,275   7,445 -1,409 -18.9%
Information Not Available 1,117 7.3% 1,202   1,303 -186 -14.3%
 
Years of Age 15,353 15,840 17,993
Younger than 22 269 1.3% 263   287 -18 -6.3%
22-24 550 2.7% 586   696 -146 -21.0%
25-34 3,495 17.3% 3,590   4,316 -821 -19.0%
35-44 3,704 18.4% 3,770   4,172 -468 -11.2%
45-54 3,555 17.6% 3,691   4,093 -538 -13.1%
55-59 1,752 8.7% 1,844   2,069 -317 -15.3%
60-64 1,233 6.1% 1,295   1,413 -180 -12.7%
65 and older 795 3.9% 801   947 -152 -16.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,353 15,840 17,993
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 242 1.6% 309   266 -24 -9.0%
Mining 239 1.5% 269   413 -174 -42.1%
Utilities 34 0.2% 40   39 -5 -12.8%
Construction 2,734 17.5% 2,915   3,017 -283 -9.4%
Manufacturing 1,193 7.6% 1,239   1,579 -386 -24.4%
Wholesale Trade 421 2.7% 402   558 -137 -24.6%
Retail Trade 1,285 8.2% 1,311   1,334 -49 -3.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 521 3.3% 541   809 -288 -35.6%
Information 178 1.1% 186   197 -19 -9.6%
Finance and Insurance 390 2.5% 377   376 14 3.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 242 1.6% 237   378 -136 -36.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 586 3.8% 628   960 -374 -39.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 75 0.5% 76   68 7 10.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,364 8.7% 1,354   1,598 -234 -14.6%
Educational Services 261 1.7% 241   286 -25 -8.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,495 9.6% 1,580   1,797 -302 -16.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 215 1.4% 200   270 -55 -20.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,171 7.5% 1,139   1,307 -136 -10.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 336 2.2% 364   454 -118 -26.0%
Public Administration 259 1.7% 238   298 -39 -13.1%
Information Not Available 2,112 13.5% 2,194   1,989 123 6.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 60,597 75,504 62,677
Male 38,193 63.0% 50,807   39,889 -1,696 -4.3%
Female 22,401 37.0% 24,694   22,785 -384 -1.7%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 3   3 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 60,597 75,504 62,677
Hispanic or Latino 8,108 13.4% 10,305   8,084 24 0.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,802 80.5% 60,762   50,908 -2,106 -4.1%
Information Not Available 3,687 6.1% 4,437   3,685 2 0.1%
 
Race 60,597 75,504 62,677
American Indian or Alaskan Native 374 0.6% 440   325 49 15.1%
Asian 1,856 3.1% 2,006   1,948 -92 -4.7%
Black or African American 5,516 9.1% 6,015   5,556 -40 -0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 161 0.3% 165   150 11 7.3%
White 43,845 72.4% 55,936   45,868 -2,023 -4.4%
Information Not Available 8,845 14.6% 10,942   8,830 15 0.2%
 
Years of Age 60,597 75,504 62,677
Younger than 22 958 1.0% 1,409   1,093 -135 -12.4%
22-24 2,184 2.2% 3,112   2,633 -449 -17.1%
25-34 13,596 13.7% 17,130   14,030 -434 -3.1%
35-44 12,912 13.0% 16,038   13,408 -496 -3.7%
45-54 14,323 14.5% 17,559   15,196 -873 -5.7%
55-59 6,973 7.0% 8,556   7,223 -250 -3.5%
60-64 5,418 5.5% 6,497   5,199 219 4.2%
65 and older 4,233 4.3% 5,203   3,895 338 8.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 60,597 75,504 62,677
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 517 0.8% 988   458 59 12.9%
Mining 102 0.2% 218   142 -40 -28.2%
Utilities 145 0.2% 162   173 -28 -16.2%
Construction 10,869 17.8% 15,604   11,594 -725 -6.3%
Manufacturing 4,496 7.4% 4,751   4,977 -481 -9.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,572 4.2% 2,848   2,538 34 1.3%
Retail Trade 5,016 8.2% 5,638   5,052 -36 -0.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,859 3.0% 2,220   2,002 -143 -7.1%
Information 1,326 2.2% 1,372   1,345 -19 -1.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,282 3.7% 2,262   2,073 209 10.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,020 1.7% 1,191   1,126 -106 -9.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,124 8.4% 5,600   5,333 -209 -3.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 301 0.5% 319   316 -15 -4.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,395 12.1% 11,353   7,590 -195 -2.6%
Educational Services 1,015 1.7% 1,072   1,004 11 1.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,305 8.7% 5,311   5,401 -96 -1.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,544 2.5% 2,537   1,470 74 5.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,115 6.7% 5,504   4,269 -154 -3.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,089 5.1% 3,484   2,950 139 4.7%
Public Administration 944 1.5% 1,174   1,234 -290 -23.5%
Information Not Available 1,561 2.6% 1,896   1,630 -69 -4.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,422 33,950 36,078
Male 12,487 42.4% 15,480   14,333 -1,846 -12.9%
Female 10,267 34.9% 11,250   11,818 -1,551 -13.1%
Information Not Available 6,668 22.7% 7,220   9,927 -3,259 -32.8%
 
Ethnicity 29,422 33,950 36,078
Hispanic or Latino 1,359 4.6% 1,766   1,386 -27 -1.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,598 70.0% 21,129   23,986 -3,388 -14.1%
Information Not Available 7,465 25.4% 11,055   10,706 -3,241 -30.3%
 
Race 29,422 33,950 36,078
American Indian or Alaskan Native 102 0.3% 103   101 1 1.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 10,443 35.5% 11,609   11,901 -1,458 -12.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 54 0.2% 51   45 9 20.0%
White 9,999 34.0% 12,366   11,939 -1,940 -16.2%
Information Not Available 8,824 30.0% 9,821   12,092 -3,268 -27.0%
 
Years of Age 29,422 33,950 36,078
Younger than 22 271 0.7% 315   348 -77 -22.1%
22-24 806 2.1% 928   1,064 -258 -24.2%
25-34 5,516 14.7% 6,263   6,369 -853 -13.4%
35-44 4,992 13.3% 5,692   5,525 -533 -9.6%
45-54 4,975 13.3% 5,955   5,916 -941 -15.9%
55-59 2,760 7.4% 3,235   3,107 -347 -11.2%
60-64 1,920 5.1% 2,282   2,247 -327 -14.6%
65 and older 1,513 4.0% 2,059   1,575 -62 -3.9%
Information Not Available 6,669 17.8% 7,221   9,927 -3,258 -32.8%
 
Industry 29,422 33,950 36,078
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 40 0.1% 73   44 -4 -9.1%
Mining 23 0.1% 20   15 8 53.3%
Utilities 32 0.1% 33   30 2 6.7%
Construction 3,319 11.3% 4,637   3,602 -283 -7.9%
Manufacturing 244 0.8% 281   277 -33 -11.9%
Wholesale Trade 834 2.8% 939   984 -150 -15.2%
Retail Trade 915 3.1% 977   1,095 -180 -16.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 553 1.9% 624   777 -224 -28.8%
Information 411 1.4% 395   454 -43 -9.5%
Finance and Insurance 877 3.0% 855   966 -89 -9.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 695 2.4% 767   602 93 15.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,069 7.0% 2,218   2,447 -378 -15.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 73 0.2% 76   147 -74 -50.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,219 10.9% 3,693   3,946 -727 -18.4%
Educational Services 579 2.0% 672   694 -115 -16.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,153 7.3% 2,101   2,338 -185 -7.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 361 1.2% 645   391 -30 -7.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,750 5.9% 2,610   1,972 -222 -11.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 617 2.1% 651   711 -94 -13.2%
Public Administration 464 1.6% 603   577 -113 -19.6%
Information Not Available 10,194 34.6% 11,080   14,009 -3,815 -27.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,763 8,192 7,835
Male 4,289 63.4% 5,140   5,310 -1,021 -19.2%
Female 2,188 32.4% 2,739   2,525 -337 -13.3%
Information Not Available 286 4.2% 313   0 286 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,763 8,192 7,835
Hispanic or Latino 148 2.2% 169   171 -23 -13.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,421 94.9% 7,729   6,801 -380 -5.6%
Information Not Available 194 2.9% 294   863 -669 -77.5%
 
Race 6,763 8,192 7,835
American Indian or Alaskan Native 118 1.7% 151   83 35 42.2%
Asian 68 1.0% 68   50 18 36.0%
Black or African American 142 2.1% 183   106 36 34.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20 0.3% 15   0 20 0.0%
White 6,298 93.1% 7,613   7,214 -916 -12.7%
Information Not Available 117 1.7% 162   382 -265 -69.4%
 
Years of Age 6,763 8,192 7,835
Younger than 22 91 0.7% 89   182 -91 -50.0%
22-24 231 1.9% 303   282 -51 -18.1%
25-34 1,390 11.3% 1,734   1,719 -329 -19.1%
35-44 1,299 10.5% 1,616   1,565 -266 -17.0%
45-54 1,470 11.9% 1,742   1,755 -285 -16.2%
55-59 968 7.8% 1,126   973 -5 -0.5%
60-64 716 5.8% 828   760 -44 -5.8%
65 and older 598 4.8% 754   599 -1 -0.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,763 8,192 7,835
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 449 6.2% 177   553 -104 -18.8%
Mining 7 0.1% 14   10 -3 -30.0%
Utilities 19 0.3% 8   10 9 90.0%
Construction 1,221 16.9% 1,693   1,313 -92 -7.0%
Manufacturing 636 8.8% 807   705 -69 -9.8%
Wholesale Trade 249 3.5% 290   225 24 10.7%
Retail Trade 482 6.7% 577   657 -175 -26.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 262 3.6% 256   318 -56 -17.6%
Information 56 0.8% 50   53 3 5.7%
Finance and Insurance 116 1.6% 126   92 24 26.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 46 0.6% 47   61 -15 -24.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 210 2.9% 220   184 26 14.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 0.2% 16   10 7 70.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 589 8.2% 840   644 -55 -8.5%
Educational Services 91 1.3% 120   62 29 46.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 494 6.8% 507   385 109 28.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 91 1.3% 140   123 -32 -26.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 702 9.7% 1,093   584 118 20.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 125 1.7% 168   132 -7 -5.3%
Public Administration 115 1.6% 157   96 19 19.8%
Information Not Available 786 10.9% 886   1,618 -832 -51.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 65,955 81,833 68,746
Male 43,801 66.4% 57,382   43,844 -43 -0.1%
Female 21,219 32.2% 23,265   23,305 -2,086 -9.0%
Information Not Available 935 1.4% 1,186   1,597 -662 -41.5%
 
Ethnicity 65,955 81,833 68,746
Hispanic or Latino 5,134 7.8% 7,167   4,709 425 9.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 51,774 78.5% 63,603   52,659 -885 -1.7%
Information Not Available 9,047 13.7% 11,063   11,378 -2,331 -20.5%
 
Race 65,955 81,833 68,746
American Indian or Alaskan Native 769 1.2% 1,011   708 61 8.6%
Asian 511 0.8% 596   565 -54 -9.6%
Black or African American 8,767 13.3% 9,308   10,796 -2,029 -18.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 62 0.1% 59   47 15 31.9%
White 41,600 63.1% 52,912   41,171 429 1.0%
Information Not Available 14,246 21.6% 17,947   15,459 -1,213 -7.8%
 
Years of Age 65,955 81,833 68,746
Younger than 22 1,610 1.6% 2,206   1,714 -104 -6.1%
22-24 3,091 3.0% 4,055   3,519 -428 -12.2%
25-34 14,660 14.3% 18,571   16,159 -1,499 -9.3%
35-44 14,638 14.3% 17,819   15,102 -464 -3.1%
45-54 15,720 15.4% 19,160   16,384 -664 -4.1%
55-59 8,001 7.8% 9,846   8,100 -99 -1.2%
60-64 5,319 5.2% 6,406   5,027 292 5.8%
65 and older 2,910 2.8% 3,766   2,739 171 6.2%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 4   2 4 200.0%
 
Industry 65,955 81,833 68,746
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 938 1.4% 1,492   1,004 -66 -6.6%
Mining 487 0.7% 730   315 172 54.6%
Utilities 126 0.2% 133   132 -6 -4.5%
Construction 15,516 23.2% 20,976   13,867 1,649 11.9%
Manufacturing 8,396 12.6% 8,890   9,840 -1,444 -14.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,492 3.7% 2,603   2,264 228 10.1%
Retail Trade 3,965 5.9% 5,035   3,958 7 0.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,930 2.9% 2,320   2,296 -366 -15.9%
Information 986 1.5% 1,045   801 185 23.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,170 1.7% 1,246   1,324 -154 -11.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 941 1.4% 1,030   872 69 7.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,291 4.9% 3,627   3,584 -293 -8.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,475 2.2% 1,554   3,046 -1,571 -51.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 8,446 12.6% 11,388   8,911 -465 -5.2%
Educational Services 602 0.9% 574   694 -92 -13.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,010 6.0% 3,979   4,177 -167 -4.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,519 2.3% 3,046   1,379 140 10.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,194 4.8% 3,817   3,293 -99 -3.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,632 2.4% 1,977   1,686 -54 -3.2%
Public Administration 813 1.2% 1,228   865 -52 -6.0%
Information Not Available 4,026 6.0% 5,143   4,438 -412 -9.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 50,770 58,589 44,846
Male 39,141 77.1% 45,882   32,390 6,751 20.8%
Female 11,623 22.9% 12,699   12,452 -829 -6.7%
Information Not Available 6 0.0% 8   4 2 50.0%
 
Ethnicity 50,770 58,589 44,846
Hispanic or Latino 2,336 4.6% 2,726   1,891 445 23.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 43,420 85.5% 50,116   38,418 5,002 13.0%
Information Not Available 5,014 9.9% 5,747   4,537 477 10.5%
 
Race 50,770 58,589 44,846
American Indian or Alaskan Native 625 1.2% 743   659 -34 -5.2%
Asian 829 1.6% 905   863 -34 -3.9%
Black or African American 2,824 5.6% 3,004   3,033 -209 -6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 103 0.2% 103   86 17 19.8%
White 42,054 82.8% 48,896   36,487 5,567 15.3%
Information Not Available 4,335 8.5% 4,938   3,718 617 16.6%
 
Years of Age 50,770 58,589 44,846
Younger than 22 821 0.9% 1,035   621 200 32.2%
22-24 2,323 2.6% 2,845   1,932 391 20.2%
25-34 12,044 13.7% 14,054   10,333 1,711 16.6%
35-44 11,449 13.0% 13,208   9,851 1,598 16.2%
45-54 10,657 12.1% 12,024   9,944 713 7.2%
55-59 6,228 7.1% 7,128   5,910 318 5.4%
60-64 4,592 5.2% 5,262   4,028 564 14.0%
65 and older 2,651 3.0% 3,028   2,217 434 19.6%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 5   10 -5 -50.0%
 
Industry 50,770 58,589 44,846
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 925 1.8% 940   721 204 28.3%
Mining 412 0.8% 509   430 -18 -4.2%
Utilities 131 0.3% 162   147 -16 -10.9%
Construction 20,084 38.9% 23,583   14,550 5,534 38.0%
Manufacturing 4,963 9.6% 5,837   5,462 -499 -9.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,708 3.3% 1,932   1,688 20 1.2%
Retail Trade 2,521 4.9% 2,884   2,656 -135 -5.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,474 2.9% 1,634   1,525 -51 -3.3%
Information 598 1.2% 627   615 -17 -2.8%
Finance and Insurance 944 1.8% 958   934 10 1.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 527 1.0% 605   540 -13 -2.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,366 4.6% 2,566   2,412 -46 -1.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 693 1.3% 775   711 -18 -2.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,657 9.0% 5,517   3,776 881 23.3%
Educational Services 727 1.4% 813   751 -24 -3.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,351 4.5% 2,484   2,487 -136 -5.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 659 1.3% 894   534 125 23.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,749 3.4% 1,979   1,760 -11 -0.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,226 2.4% 1,342   1,123 103 9.2%
Public Administration 726 1.4% 1,004   736 -10 -1.4%
Information Not Available 1,329 2.6% 1,544   1,288 41 3.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 21,828 26,231 24,094
Male 12,125 55.5% 15,390   13,553 -1,428 -10.5%
Female 9,685 44.4% 10,813   10,513 -828 -7.9%
Information Not Available 18 0.1% 28   28 -10 -35.7%
 
Ethnicity 21,828 26,231 24,094
Hispanic or Latino 926 4.2% 1,133   952 -26 -2.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,995 77.9% 20,438   18,957 -1,962 -10.3%
Information Not Available 3,907 17.9% 4,660   4,185 -278 -6.6%
 
Race 21,828 26,231 24,094
American Indian or Alaskan Native 148 0.7% 173   147 1 0.7%
Asian 133 0.6% 147   215 -82 -38.1%
Black or African American 4,636 21.2% 5,015   5,196 -560 -10.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 126 0.6% 186   255 -129 -50.6%
White 14,149 64.8% 17,549   15,719 -1,570 -10.0%
Information Not Available 2,636 12.1% 3,161   2,562 74 2.9%
 
Years of Age 21,828 26,231 24,094
Younger than 22 225 0.7% 291   276 -51 -18.5%
22-24 685 2.0% 866   880 -195 -22.2%
25-34 4,642 13.6% 5,450   5,377 -735 -13.7%
35-44 5,094 14.9% 6,022   5,587 -493 -8.8%
45-54 5,256 15.4% 6,170   5,836 -580 -9.9%
55-59 2,845 8.3% 3,463   2,978 -133 -4.5%
60-64 1,886 5.5% 2,330   1,969 -83 -4.2%
65 and older 1,195 3.5% 1,639   1,191 4 0.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 21,828 26,231 24,094
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 128 0.6% 227   136 -8 -5.9%
Mining 52 0.2% 72   60 -8 -13.3%
Utilities 23 0.1% 27   34 -11 -32.4%
Construction 3,597 16.4% 5,100   3,740 -143 -3.8%
Manufacturing 2,269 10.3% 2,425   2,706 -437 -16.1%
Wholesale Trade 950 4.3% 1,062   1,022 -72 -7.0%
Retail Trade 2,127 9.7% 2,306   2,497 -370 -14.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 681 3.1% 1,044   900 -219 -24.3%
Information 564 2.6% 635   471 93 19.7%
Finance and Insurance 885 4.0% 797   822 63 7.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 400 1.8% 446   394 6 1.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,130 5.1% 1,142   1,275 -145 -11.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 140 0.6% 162   143 -3 -2.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,646 12.1% 3,158   3,016 -370 -12.3%
Educational Services 386 1.8% 401   415 -29 -7.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,443 11.1% 2,473   2,537 -94 -3.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 306 1.4% 596   355 -49 -13.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,409 6.4% 2,237   1,687 -278 -16.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 501 2.3% 551   579 -78 -13.5%
Public Administration 235 1.1% 300   271 -36 -13.3%
Information Not Available 956 4.4% 1,070   1,034 -78 -7.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Apr 2018 Percent Mar 2018     Apr 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,835 8,971 9,355
Male 3,816 48.7% 4,599   4,894 -1,078 -22.0%
Female 4,011 51.2% 4,364   4,449 -438 -9.8%