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EEOC Charge Receipts by State (includes U.S. Territories) and Basis for 2009*

The number for total charges reflects the number of individual charge filings. Because individuals often file charges claiming multiple types of discrimination, the number of total charges for any given fiscal year will be less than the total of the ten types of discrimination listed.

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  FY 2009 Total Charges % of Total US Charges FY 2009 Race State Race Charges as % of Total US Race Charges State Race Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 Sex State Sex Charges as % of Total US Sex Charges State Sex Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 Natl Origin State National Origin Charges as % of Total US National Origin Charges State National Origin Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 Religion State Religion Charges as % of Total US Religion Charges State Religion Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 Color State Color Charges as % of Total US Color Charges State Color Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 Retaliation All Statutes State Retaliation Charges as % of Total US Retaliation Charges State Retaliation Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 TVII Retaliation State TVII Retaliation Charges as % of Total US TVII Retaliation Charges State TVII Retaliation Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 Age State Age Charges as % of Total US Age Charges State Age Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 Disability State Disability Charges as % of Total US Disability Charges State Disability Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 EPA State EPA Charges as % of Total US EPA Charges State EPA Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2009 GINA** State GINA Charges as % of Total US GINA Charges State GINA Charges as % of Total State Charges
Alaska 85 0.1% 19 0.1% 22.4% 27 0.1% 31.8% 12 0.1% 14.1% 2 0.1% 2.4% 5 0.2% 5.9% 35 0.1% 41.2% 30 0.1% 35.3% 26 0.1% 30.6% 18 0.1% 21.2% 1 0.1% 1.2% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Alabama 3,345 3.6% 1,745 5.2% 52.2% 1,004 3.6% 30.0% 87 0.8% 2.6% 63 1.9% 1.9% 34 1.2% 1.0% 1,081 3.2% 32.3% 1,006 3.5% 30.1% 658 2.9% 19.7% 588 2.7% 17.6% 55 5.8% 1.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
APO/FPO 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 33.3% 1 0.0% 33.3% 1 0.0% 33.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 33.3% 1 0.0% 33.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Arkansas 1,591 1.7% 740 2.2% 46.5% 466 1.7% 29.3% 55 0.5% 3.5% 35 1.0% 2.2% 46 1.6% 2.9% 488 1.5% 30.7% 422 1.5% 26.5% 321 1.4% 20.2% 346 1.6% 21.7% 14 1.5% 0.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
American Samoa 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0% 1 0.0% 50.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Arizona 2,178 2.3% 536 1.6% 24.6% 676 2.4% 31.0% 352 3.2% 16.2% 105 3.1% 4.8% 54 1.8% 2.5% 902 2.7% 41.4% 728 2.5% 33.4% 547 2.4% 25.1% 555 2.6% 25.5% 30 3.2% 1.4% 0 0.0% 0.0%
California 6,654 7.1% 2,251 6.7% 33.8% 1,893 6.8% 28.4% 1,319 11.8% 19.8% 287 8.5% 4.3% 250 8.5% 3.8% 2,707 8.1% 40.7% 2,225 7.7% 33.4% 1,855 8.1% 27.9% 1,586 7.4% 23.8% 59 6.3% 0.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Colorado 2,215 2.4% 578 1.7% 26.1% 752 2.7% 34.0% 445 4.0% 20.1% 133 3.9% 6.0% 275 9.3% 12.4% 1,023 3.0% 46.2% 843 2.9% 38.1% 659 2.9% 29.8% 593 2.8% 26.8% 33 3.5% 1.5% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Connecticut 191 0.2% 43 0.1% 22.5% 52 0.2% 27.2% 33 0.3% 17.3% 10 0.3% 5.2% 12 0.4% 6.3% 56 0.2% 29.3% 47 0.2% 24.6% 74 0.3% 38.7% 50 0.2% 26.2% 4 0.4% 2.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
District Of Columbia 713 0.8% 281 0.8% 39.4% 234 0.8% 32.8% 102 0.9% 14.3% 52 1.5% 7.3% 28 1.0% 3.9% 274 0.8% 38.4% 238 0.8% 33.4% 167 0.7% 23.4% 135 0.6% 18.9% 7 0.7% 1.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Delaware 163 0.2% 57 0.2% 35.0% 55 0.2% 33.7% 15 0.1% 9.2% 7 0.2% 4.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 53 0.2% 32.5% 45 0.2% 27.6% 43 0.2% 26.4% 42 0.2% 25.8% 1 0.1% 0.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Florida 7,043 7.6% 2,189 6.5% 31.1% 2,164 7.7% 30.7% 1,368 12.3% 19.4% 247 7.3% 3.5% 237 8.1% 3.4% 2,519 7.5% 35.8% 2,210 7.6% 31.4% 1,640 7.2% 23.3% 1,318 6.1% 18.7% 30 3.2% 0.4% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Federated States Of Micronesia 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Georgia 5,334 5.7% 2,510 7.5% 47.1% 1,557 5.6% 29.2% 598 5.4% 11.2% 274 8.1% 5.1% 114 3.9% 2.1% 1,882 5.6% 35.3% 1,687 5.8% 31.6% 1,197 5.3% 22.4% 900 4.2% 16.9% 58 6.2% 1.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Guam 42 0.0% 4 0.0% 9.5% 16 0.1% 38.1% 16 0.1% 38.1% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 17 0.1% 40.5% 16 0.1% 38.1% 11 0.0% 26.2% 10 0.0% 23.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Hawaii 385 0.4% 102 0.3% 26.5% 111 0.4% 28.8% 112 1.0% 29.1% 9 0.3% 2.3% 15 0.5% 3.9% 194 0.6% 50.4% 168 0.6% 43.6% 63 0.3% 16.4% 101 0.5% 26.2% 3 0.3% 0.8% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Iowa 195 0.2% 40 0.1% 20.5% 53 0.2% 27.2% 23 0.2% 11.8% 8 0.2% 4.1% 3 0.1% 1.5% 46 0.1% 23.6% 35 0.1% 17.9% 39 0.2% 20.0% 77 0.4% 39.5% 3 0.3% 1.5% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Idaho 81 0.1% 11 0.0% 13.6% 34 0.1% 42.0% 6 0.1% 7.4% 7 0.2% 8.6% 1 0.0% 1.2% 26 0.1% 32.1% 21 0.1% 25.9% 13 0.1% 16.0% 30 0.1% 37.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Illinois 5,713 6.1% 2,148 6.4% 37.6% 1,574 5.6% 27.6% 652 5.9% 11.4% 158 4.7% 2.8% 145 4.9% 2.5% 2,008 6.0% 35.1% 1,703 5.9% 29.8% 1,406 6.2% 24.6% 1,399 6.5% 24.5% 66 7.0% 1.2% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Indiana 3,096 3.3% 1,029 3.1% 33.2% 934 3.3% 30.2% 173 1.6% 5.6% 86 2.5% 2.8% 75 2.5% 2.4% 1,013 3.0% 32.7% 846 2.9% 27.3% 798 3.5% 25.8% 888 4.1% 28.7% 35 3.7% 1.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Kansas 698 0.7% 279 0.8% 40.0% 224 0.8% 32.1% 71 0.6% 10.2% 23 0.7% 3.3% 46 1.6% 6.6% 314 0.9% 45.0% 280 1.0% 40.1% 169 0.7% 24.2% 187 0.9% 26.8% 8 0.8% 1.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Kentucky 1,030 1.1% 392 1.2% 38.1% 335 1.2% 32.5% 70 0.6% 6.8% 30 0.9% 2.9% 11 0.4% 1.1% 290 0.9% 28.2% 249 0.9% 24.2% 257 1.1% 25.0% 243 1.1% 23.6% 6 0.6% 0.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Louisiana 1,845 2.0% 949 2.8% 51.4% 533 1.9% 28.9% 86 0.8% 4.7% 47 1.4% 2.5% 76 2.6% 4.1% 640 1.9% 34.7% 622 2.1% 33.7% 306 1.3% 16.6% 324 1.5% 17.6% 8 0.8% 0.4% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Massachusetts 290 0.3% 84 0.3% 29.0% 69 0.2% 23.8% 46 0.4% 15.9% 13 0.4% 4.5% 29 1.0% 10.0% 98 0.3% 33.8% 86 0.3% 29.7% 73 0.3% 25.2% 76 0.4% 26.2% 1 0.1% 0.3% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Maryland 1,835 2.0% 744 2.2% 40.5% 594 2.1% 32.4% 207 1.9% 11.3% 76 2.2% 4.1% 68 2.3% 3.7% 734 2.2% 40.0% 642 2.2% 35.0% 437 1.9% 23.8% 380 1.8% 20.7% 13 1.4% 0.7% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Maine 33 0.0% 2 0.0% 6.1% 10 0.0% 30.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 10 0.0% 30.3% 7 0.0% 21.2% 14 0.1% 42.4% 14 0.1% 42.4% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Marshall Islands 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Michigan 2,325 2.5% 777 2.3% 33.4% 617 2.2% 26.5% 184 1.7% 7.9% 73 2.2% 3.1% 39 1.3% 1.7% 603 1.8% 25.9% 507 1.8% 21.8% 591 2.6% 25.4% 655 3.1% 28.2% 11 1.2% 0.5% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Minnesota 1,263 1.4% 472 1.4% 37.4% 323 1.2% 25.6% 201 1.8% 15.9% 96 2.8% 7.6% 24 0.8% 1.9% 590 1.8% 46.7% 426 1.5% 33.7% 314 1.4% 24.9% 429 2.0% 34.0% 27 2.9% 2.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Missouri 2,335 2.5% 928 2.8% 39.7% 737 2.6% 31.6% 121 1.1% 5.2% 67 2.0% 2.9% 84 2.9% 3.6% 887 2.6% 38.0% 795 2.7% 34.0% 614 2.7% 26.3% 507 2.4% 21.7% 21 2.2% 0.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Northern Marianna Islands 50 0.1% 6 0.0% 12.0% 17 0.1% 34.0% 26 0.2% 52.0% 1 0.0% 2.0% 1 0.0% 2.0% 10 0.0% 20.0% 9 0.0% 18.0% 11 0.0% 22.0% 5 0.0% 10.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Mississippi 1,754 1.9% 895 2.7% 51.0% 465 1.7% 26.5% 50 0.4% 2.9% 45 1.3% 2.6% 13 0.4% 0.7% 446 1.3% 25.4% 425 1.5% 24.2% 253 1.1% 14.4% 249 1.2% 14.2% 2 0.2% 0.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Montana 37 0.0% 6 0.0% 16.2% 15 0.1% 40.5% 3 0.0% 8.1% 1 0.0% 2.7% 1 0.0% 2.7% 12 0.0% 32.4% 7 0.0% 18.9% 13 0.1% 35.1% 14 0.1% 37.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
North Carolina 4,782 5.1% 1,945 5.8% 40.7% 1,308 4.7% 27.4% 366 3.3% 7.7% 155 4.6% 3.2% 59 2.0% 1.2% 1,592 4.7% 33.3% 1,406 4.9% 29.4% 1,052 4.6% 22.0% 1,072 5.0% 22.4% 35 3.7% 0.7% 0 0.0% 0.0%
North Dakota 22 0.0% 8 0.0% 36.4% 7 0.0% 31.8% 4 0.0% 18.2% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 7 0.0% 31.8% 6 0.0% 27.3% 5 0.0% 22.7% 11 0.1% 50.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Nebraska 65 0.1% 30 0.1% 46.2% 15 0.1% 23.1% 8 0.1% 12.3% 1 0.0% 1.5% 2 0.1% 3.1% 25 0.1% 38.5% 19 0.1% 29.2% 16 0.1% 24.6% 15 0.1% 23.1% 1 0.1% 1.5% 0 0.0% 0.0%
New Hampshire 33 0.0% 6 0.0% 18.2% 10 0.0% 30.3% 1 0.0% 3.0% 2 0.1% 6.1% 3 0.1% 9.1% 7 0.0% 21.2% 5 0.0% 15.2% 12 0.1% 36.4% 9 0.0% 27.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
New Jersey 1,407 1.5% 457 1.4% 32.5% 395 1.4% 28.1% 221 2.0% 15.7% 63 1.9% 4.5% 51 1.7% 3.6% 455 1.4% 32.3% 392 1.4% 27.9% 379 1.7% 26.9% 373 1.7% 26.5% 7 0.7% 0.5% 0 0.0% 0.0%
New Mexico 1,053 1.1% 202 0.6% 19.2% 364 1.3% 34.6% 280 2.5% 26.6% 29 0.9% 2.8% 37 1.3% 3.5% 427 1.3% 40.6% 362 1.3% 34.4% 237 1.0% 22.5% 218 1.0% 20.7% 32 3.4% 3.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Nevada 1,032 1.1% 312 0.9% 30.2% 308 1.1% 29.8% 155 1.4% 15.0% 41 1.2% 4.0% 24 0.8% 2.3% 386 1.1% 37.4% 345 1.2% 33.4% 285 1.3% 27.6% 244 1.1% 23.6% 6 0.6% 0.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
New York 4,072 4.4% 1,193 3.6% 29.3% 1,318 4.7% 32.4% 699 6.3% 17.2% 212 6.3% 5.2% 303 10.3% 7.4% 1,651 4.9% 40.5% 1,431 4.9% 35.1% 1,087 4.8% 26.7% 949 4.4% 23.3% 49 5.2% 1.2% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Ohio 3,032 3.3% 1,060 3.2% 35.0% 866 3.1% 28.6% 214 1.9% 7.1% 115 3.4% 3.8% 47 1.6% 1.6% 933 2.8% 30.8% 804 2.8% 26.5% 885 3.9% 29.2% 808 3.8% 26.6% 36 3.8% 1.2% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Oklahoma 1,672 1.8% 575 1.7% 34.4% 559 2.0% 33.4% 100 0.9% 6.0% 49 1.4% 2.9% 64 2.2% 3.8% 683 2.0% 40.8% 578 2.0% 34.6% 399 1.8% 23.9% 473 2.2% 28.3% 21 2.2% 1.3% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Oregon 282 0.3% 59 0.2% 20.9% 86 0.3% 30.5% 32 0.3% 11.3% 11 0.3% 3.9% 10 0.3% 3.5% 101 0.3% 35.8% 77 0.3% 27.3% 83 0.4% 29.4% 86 0.4% 30.5% 5 0.5% 1.8% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Pennsylvania 3,448 3.7% 917 2.7% 26.6% 1,143 4.1% 33.1% 266 2.4% 7.7% 105 3.1% 3.0% 55 1.9% 1.6% 1,268 3.8% 36.8% 970 3.4% 28.1% 1,050 4.6% 30.5% 981 4.6% 28.5% 38 4.0% 1.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Puerto Rico 348 0.4% 7 0.0% 2.0% 114 0.4% 32.8% 25 0.2% 7.2% 10 0.3% 2.9% 5 0.2% 1.4% 99 0.3% 28.4% 76 0.3% 21.8% 88 0.4% 25.3% 124 0.6% 35.6% 3 0.3% 0.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Palau 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Rhode Island 41 0.0% 14 0.0% 34.1% 11 0.0% 26.8% 4 0.0% 9.8% 1 0.0% 2.4% 2 0.1% 4.9% 15 0.0% 36.6% 10 0.0% 24.4% 7 0.0% 17.1% 14 0.1% 34.1% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
South Carolina 1,061 1.1% 443 1.3% 41.8% 327 1.2% 30.8% 93 0.8% 8.8% 29 0.9% 2.7% 25 0.8% 2.4% 390 1.2% 36.8% 355 1.2% 33.5% 227 1.0% 21.4% 200 0.9% 18.9% 6 0.6% 0.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
South Dakota 37 0.0% 12 0.0% 32.4% 10 0.0% 27.0% 3 0.0% 8.1% 3 0.1% 8.1% 1 0.0% 2.7% 17 0.1% 45.9% 12 0.0% 32.4% 14 0.1% 37.8% 10 0.0% 27.0% 3 0.3% 8.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Tennessee 3,530 3.8% 1,465 4.4% 41.5% 1,061 3.8% 30.1% 167 1.5% 4.7% 105 3.1% 3.0% 102 3.5% 2.9% 1,250 3.7% 35.4% 1,095 3.8% 31.0% 809 3.6% 22.9% 760 3.5% 21.5% 23 2.4% 0.7% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Texas 8,748 9.4% 2,934 8.7% 33.5% 2,833 10.1% 32.4% 1,395 12.5% 15.9% 269 7.9% 3.1% 289 9.8% 3.3% 3,415 10.2% 39.0% 3,017 10.4% 34.5% 2,110 9.3% 24.1% 1,852 8.6% 21.2% 106 11.3% 1.2% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Utah 107 0.1% 21 0.1% 19.6% 44 0.2% 41.1% 11 0.1% 10.3% 7 0.2% 6.5% 5 0.2% 4.7% 48 0.1% 44.9% 43 0.1% 40.2% 31 0.1% 29.0% 34 0.2% 31.8% 4 0.4% 3.7% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Virginia 3,216 3.4% 1,298 3.9% 40.4% 970 3.5% 30.2% 331 3.0% 10.3% 133 3.9% 4.1% 77 2.6% 2.4% 1,024 3.0% 31.8% 909 3.1% 28.3% 704 3.1% 21.9% 672 3.1% 20.9% 38 4.0% 1.2% 0 0.0% 0.0%
US Virgin Islands 21 0.0% 2 0.0% 9.5% 8 0.0% 38.1% 5 0.0% 23.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 4.8% 16 0.0% 76.2% 15 0.1% 71.4% 7 0.0% 33.3% 3 0.0% 14.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Vermont 16 0.0% 5 0.0% 31.3% 1 0.0% 6.3% 3 0.0% 18.8% 1 0.0% 6.3% 3 0.1% 18.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 7 0.0% 43.8% 4 0.0% 25.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Washington 1,299 1.4% 371 1.1% 28.6% 369 1.3% 28.4% 180 1.6% 13.9% 50 1.5% 3.8% 57 1.9% 4.4% 480 1.4% 37.0% 385 1.3% 29.6% 358 1.6% 27.6% 405 1.9% 31.2% 19 2.0% 1.5% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Wisconsin 1,177 1.3% 385 1.1% 32.7% 302 1.1% 25.7% 127 1.1% 10.8% 28 0.8% 2.4% 31 1.1% 2.6% 312 0.9% 26.5% 267 0.9% 22.7% 292 1.3% 24.8% 312 1.5% 26.5% 11 1.2% 0.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Wake Islands 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
West Virginia 133 0.1% 28 0.1% 21.1% 34 0.1% 25.6% 2 0.0% 1.5% 8 0.2% 6.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 36 0.1% 27.1% 26 0.1% 19.5% 49 0.2% 36.8% 55 0.3% 41.4% 3 0.3% 2.3% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Wyoming 46 0.0% 8 0.0% 17.4% 19 0.1% 41.3% 5 0.0% 10.9% 4 0.1% 8.7% 4 0.1% 8.7% 13 0.0% 28.3% 13 0.0% 28.3% 11 0.0% 23.9% 11 0.1% 23.9% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%

*The sum of individual states does not equal total charges due to run time and process issues when generating state specific data from EEOC's live data base.

**Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which prohibits genetic information discrimination in employment, took effect on November 21, 2009.