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EEOC Charge Receipts by State (includes U.S. Territories) and Basis for 2015*

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 2015 Total Charges % of Total US Charges FY 2015 Race State Race Charges as % of Total US Race Charges State Race Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 Sex State Sex Charges as % of Total US Sex Charges State Sex Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 Natl Origin State National Origin Charges as % of Total US National Origin Charges State National Origin Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 Religion State Religion Charges as % of Total US Religion Charges State Religion Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 Color State Color Charges as % of Total US Color Charges State Color Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 Retaliation All Statutes State Retaliation Charges as % of Total US Retaliation Charges State Retaliation Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 TVII Retaliation State TVII Retaliation Charges as % of Total US TVII Retaliation Charges State TVII Retaliation Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 Age State Age Charges as % of Total US Age Charges State Age Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 Disability State Disability Charges as % of Total US Disability Charges State Disability Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 EPA State EPA Charges as % of Total US EPA Charges State EPA Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2015 GINA** State GINA Charges as % of Total US GINA Charges State GINA Charges as % of Total State Charges
Alabama 2,802 3.2% 1,389 4.5% 49.6% 864 3.3% 30.8% 115 1.2% 4.0% 60 1.7% 2.1% 88 3.2% 3.1% 1,137 3.0% 40.6% 1,010 3.3% 36.0% 518 2.5% 18.5% 635 2.5% 22.7% 35 3.7% 1.2% 10 3.0% 0.4%
Alaska 77 0.1% 25 0.1% 32.5% 24 0.1% 31.2% 11 0.1% 14.3% 1 0.0% 1.3% 3 0.1% 3.9% 36 0.1% 46.8% 29 0.1% 37.7% 29 0.1% 37.7% 27 0.1% 35.1% 1 0.1% 1.3% 0 0.0% 0.0%
American Samoa 5 0.0% 3 0.0% 60.0% 1 0.0% 20.0% 2 0.0% 50.0% 2 0.1% 40.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 5 0.0% 100.0% 5 0.0% 100.0% 1 0.0% 20.0% 2 0.0% 40.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
APO/FPO 1 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% 1 0.0% 100.0% 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%
Arizona 2,396 2.7% 560 1.8% 23.4% 697 2.7% 29.1% 333 3.5% 12.6% 121 3.4% 5.1% 72 2.6% 3.0% 1,083 2.9% 45.2% 785 2.6% 32.8% 543 2.6% 22.7% 829 3.3% 34.6% 34 3.6% 1.4% 6 1.8% 0.3%
Arkansas 1,372 1.5% 577 1.9% 42.1% 422 1.6% 30.8% 78 0.8% 5.8% 44 1.2% 3.2% 33 1.2% 2.4% 468 1.2% 34.1% 393 1.3% 28.6% 267 1.3% 19.5% 407 1.6% 29.7% 15 1.6% 1.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
California 6,199 7.0% 2,015 6.5% 32.5% 1,729 6.6% 27.9% 1,058 11.0% 16.6% 293 8.3% 4.7% 239 8.7% 3.9% 2,926 7.7% 47.2% 2,292 7.4% 37.0% 1,572 7.6% 25.4% 1,975 7.8% 31.9% 66 7.0% 1.1% 22 6.6% 0.4%
Colorado 1,906 2.1% 496 1.6% 26.0% 655 2.5% 34.4% 292 3.0% 16.2% 100 2.8% 5.2% 94 3.4% 4.9% 971 2.6% 50.9% 739 2.4% 38.8% 527 2.6% 27.6% 650 2.6% 34.1% 23 2.5% 1.2% 7 2.1% 0.4%
Connecticut 238 0.3% 63 0.2% 26.5% 71 0.3% 29.8% 27 0.3% 10.0% 6 0.2% 2.5% 15 0.5% 6.3% 85 0.2% 35.7% 64 0.2% 26.9% 75 0.4% 31.5% 87 0.3% 36.6% 4 0.4% 1.7% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Delaware 168 0.2% 60 0.2% 35.7% 45 0.2% 26.8% 13 0.1% 8.4% 4 0.1% 2.4% 2 0.1% 1.2% 65 0.2% 38.7% 50 0.2% 29.8% 38 0.2% 22.6% 48 0.2% 28.6% 3 0.3% 1.8% 0 0.0% 0.0%
District Of Columbia 694 0.8% 274 0.9% 39.5% 225 0.9% 32.4% 104 1.1% 16.4% 36 1.0% 5.2% 33 1.2% 4.8% 305 0.8% 43.9% 260 0.8% 37.5% 159 0.8% 22.9% 167 0.7% 24.1% 15 1.6% 2.2% 2 0.6% 0.3%
Federated States Of Micronesia 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%
Florida 7,158 8.1% 2,136 6.9% 29.8% 2,059 7.9% 28.8% 1,225 12.8% 16.3% 269 7.6% 3.8% 178 6.5% 2.5% 3,236 8.5% 45.2% 2,681 8.7% 37.5% 1,562 7.6% 21.8% 2,109 8.3% 29.5% 42 4.5% 0.6% 14 4.2% 0.2%
Georgia 5,234 5.9% 2,108 6.8% 40.3% 1,595 6.1% 30.5% 384 4.0% 8.0% 181 5.1% 3.5% 100 3.6% 1.9% 2,248 5.9% 42.9% 1,863 6.1% 35.6% 971 4.7% 18.6% 1,382 5.4% 26.4% 46 4.9% 0.9% 13 3.9% 0.2%
Guam 31 0.0% 7 0.0% 22.6% 7 0.0% 22.6% 14 0.1% 73.7% 0 0.0% 0.0% 3 0.1% 9.7% 9 0.0% 29.0% 8 0.0% 25.8% 6 0.0% 19.4% 8 0.0% 25.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.3% 3.2%
Hawaii 319 0.4% 103 0.3% 32.3% 93 0.4% 29.2% 54 0.6% 14.5% 10 0.3% 3.1% 23 0.8% 7.2% 162 0.4% 50.8% 131 0.4% 41.1% 71 0.3% 22.3% 101 0.4% 31.7% 5 0.5% 1.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Idaho 78 0.1% 9 0.0% 11.5% 24 0.1% 30.8% 5 0.1% 7.5% 6 0.2% 7.7% 0 0.0% 0.0% 31 0.1% 39.7% 20 0.1% 25.6% 21 0.1% 26.9% 40 0.2% 51.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Illinois 4,581 5.2% 1,822 5.9% 39.8% 1,308 5.0% 28.6% 495 5.2% 11.0% 180 5.1% 3.9% 141 5.1% 3.1% 2,012 5.3% 43.9% 1,537 5.0% 33.6% 1,082 5.3% 23.6% 1,414 5.6% 30.9% 44 4.7% 1.0% 20 6.0% 0.4%
Indiana 2,545 2.9% 823 2.6% 32.3% 826 3.2% 32.5% 176 1.8% 6.5% 88 2.5% 3.5% 88 3.2% 3.5% 1,099 2.9% 43.2% 890 2.9% 35.0% 580 2.8% 22.8% 859 3.4% 33.8% 21 2.2% 0.8% 7 2.1% 0.3%
Iowa 183 0.2% 35 0.1% 19.1% 50 0.2% 27.3% 17 0.2% 8.7% 7 0.2% 3.8% 3 0.1% 1.6% 72 0.2% 39.3% 45 0.1% 24.6% 38 0.2% 20.8% 86 0.3% 47.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Kansas 707 0.8% 229 0.7% 32.4% 218 0.8% 30.8% 49 0.5% 7.2% 17 0.5% 2.4% 28 1.0% 4.0% 347 0.9% 49.1% 258 0.8% 36.5% 226 1.1% 32.0% 241 0.9% 34.1% 9 1.0% 1.3% 11 3.3% 1.6%
Kentucky 881 1.0% 332 1.1% 37.7% 282 1.1% 32.0% 64 0.7% 6.6% 26 0.7% 3.0% 26 0.9% 3.0% 309 0.8% 35.1% 258 0.8% 29.3% 213 1.0% 24.2% 266 1.0% 30.2% 11 1.2% 1.2% 3 0.9% 0.3%
Louisiana 1,779 2.0% 814 2.6% 45.8% 502 1.9% 28.2% 78 0.8% 4.3% 65 1.8% 3.7% 68 2.5% 3.8% 811 2.1% 45.6% 728 2.4% 40.9% 301 1.5% 16.9% 364 1.4% 20.5% 7 0.7% 0.4% 4 1.2% 0.2%
Maine 27 0.0% 7 0.0% 25.9% 4 0.0% 14.8% 3 0.0% 8.8% 2 0.1% 7.4% 1 0.0% 3.7% 6 0.0% 22.2% 6 0.0% 22.2% 10 0.0% 37.0% 11 0.0% 40.7% 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%
Maryland 2,349 2.6% 886 2.9% 37.7% 626 2.4% 26.6% 244 2.5% 9.8% 98 2.8% 4.2% 77 2.8% 3.3% 1,007 2.7% 42.9% 867 2.8% 36.9% 447 2.2% 19.0% 614 2.4% 26.1% 17 1.8% 0.7% 7 2.1% 0.3%
Massachusetts 594 0.7% 118 0.4% 19.9% 116 0.4% 19.5% 70 0.7% 16.1% 16 0.5% 2.7% 23 0.8% 3.9% 173 0.5% 29.1% 142 0.5% 23.9% 111 0.5% 18.7% 301 1.2% 50.7% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.3% 0.2%
Michigan 2,551 2.9% 786 2.5% 30.8% 684 2.6% 26.8% 140 1.5% 5.3% 79 2.2% 3.1% 26 0.9% 1.0% 908 2.4% 35.6% 716 2.3% 28.1% 544 2.6% 21.3% 823 3.2% 32.3% 24 2.6% 0.9% 7 2.1% 0.3%
Minnesota 939 1.1% 369 1.2% 39.3% 267 1.0% 28.4% 112 1.2% 11.4% 49 1.4% 5.2% 50 1.8% 5.3% 579 1.5% 61.7% 379 1.2% 40.4% 239 1.2% 25.5% 375 1.5% 39.9% 22 2.3% 2.3% 9 2.7% 1.0%
Mississippi 1,832 2.1% 806 2.6% 44.0% 509 2.0% 27.8% 41 0.4% 2.3% 39 1.1% 2.1% 15 0.5% 0.8% 615 1.6% 33.6% 570 1.9% 31.1% 291 1.4% 15.9% 369 1.5% 20.1% 17 1.8% 0.9% 7 2.1% 0.4%
Missouri 1,868 2.1% 701 2.3% 37.5% 611 2.3% 32.7% 98 1.0% 5.4% 75 2.1% 4.0% 76 2.8% 4.1% 945 2.5% 50.6% 721 2.3% 38.6% 476 2.3% 25.5% 592 2.3% 31.7% 11 1.2% 0.6% 8 2.4% 0.4%
Montana 24 0.0% 5 0.0% 20.8% 11 0.0% 45.8% 1 0.0% 4.0% 2 0.1% 8.3% 93 3.4% 387.5% 13 0.0% 54.2% 9 0.0% 37.5% 9 0.0% 37.5% 13 0.1% 54.2% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.3% 4.2%
Nebraska 108 0.1% 22 0.1% 20.4% 24 0.1% 22.2% 9 0.1% 16.1% 2 0.1% 1.9% 2 0.1% 1.9% 35 0.1% 32.4% 29 0.1% 26.9% 44 0.2% 40.7% 33 0.1% 30.6% 2 0.2% 1.9% 5 1.5% 4.6%
Nevada 1,330 1.5% 435 1.4% 32.7% 381 1.5% 28.6% 203 2.1% 14.5% 76 2.1% 5.7% 56 2.0% 4.2% 852 2.2% 64.1% 672 2.2% 50.5% 342 1.7% 25.7% 355 1.4% 26.7% 15 1.6% 1.1% 7 2.1% 0.5%
New Hampshire 58 0.1% 6 0.0% 10.3% 14 0.1% 24.1% 7 0.1% 10.9% 1 0.0% 1.7% 3 0.1% 5.2% 17 0.0% 29.3% 9 0.0% 15.5% 22 0.1% 37.9% 27 0.1% 46.6% 2 0.2% 3.4% 0 0.0% 0.0%
New Jersey 1,554 1.8% 539 1.7% 34.7% 354 1.4% 22.8% 202 2.1% 12.5% 76 2.1% 4.9% 56 2.0% 3.6% 593 1.6% 38.2% 483 1.6% 31.1% 369 1.8% 23.7% 451 1.8% 29.0% 14 1.5% 0.9% 4 1.2% 0.3%
New Mexico 976 1.1% 168 0.5% 17.2% 317 1.2% 32.5% 173 1.8% 18.1% 30 0.8% 3.1% 11 0.4% 1.1% 427 1.1% 43.8% 334 1.1% 34.2% 196 1.0% 20.1% 326 1.3% 33.4% 25 2.7% 2.6% 5 1.5% 0.5%
New York 3,669 4.1% 1,038 3.3% 28.3% 1,158 4.4% 31.6% 628 6.6% 17.4% 190 5.4% 5.2% 161 5.8% 4.4% 1,540 4.1% 42.0% 1,305 4.2% 35.6% 909 4.4% 24.8% 1,058 4.2% 28.8% 55 5.9% 1.5% 8 2.4% 0.2%
North Carolina 4,113 4.6% 1,653 5.3% 40.2% 1,167 4.5% 28.4% 306 3.2% 7.6% 193 5.4% 4.7% 2 0.1% 0.0% 1,779 4.7% 43.3% 1,476 4.8% 35.9% 858 4.2% 20.9% 1,159 4.6% 28.2% 45 4.8% 1.1% 9 2.7% 0.2%
North Dakota 101 0.1% 33 0.1% 32.7% 29 0.1% 28.7% 10 0.1% 11.0% 4 0.1% 4.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 64 0.2% 63.4% 42 0.1% 41.6% 27 0.1% 26.7% 39 0.2% 38.6% 6 0.6% 5.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Northern Marianna Islands 21 0.0% 12 0.0% 57.1% 3 0.0% 14.3% 12 0.1% 54.5% 0 0.0% 0.0% 6 0.2% 28.6% 13 0.0% 61.9% 11 0.0% 52.4% 6 0.0% 28.6% 3 0.0% 14.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Ohio 2,796 3.1% 979 3.2% 35.0% 780 3.0% 27.9% 155 1.6% 5.4% 90 2.5% 3.2% 71 2.6% 2.5% 1,183 3.1% 42.3% 926 3.0% 33.1% 769 3.7% 27.5% 910 3.6% 32.5% 31 3.3% 1.1% 5 1.5% 0.2%
Oklahoma 1,257 1.4% 427 1.4% 34.0% 405 1.6% 32.2% 87 0.9% 6.7% 50 1.4% 4.0% 42 1.5% 3.3% 582 1.5% 46.3% 468 1.5% 37.2% 273 1.3% 21.7% 421 1.7% 33.5% 8 0.9% 0.6% 8 2.4% 0.6%
Oregon 218 0.2% 53 0.2% 24.3% 68 0.3% 31.2% 21 0.2% 10.0% 16 0.5% 7.3% 8 0.3% 3.7% 95 0.3% 43.6% 69 0.2% 31.7% 45 0.2% 20.6% 96 0.4% 44.0% 3 0.3% 1.4% 1 0.3% 0.5%
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%
Pennsylvania 4,420 5.0% 1,215 3.9% 27.5% 1,285 4.9% 29.1% 303 3.2% 7.5% 171 4.8% 3.9% 96 3.5% 2.2% 1,992 5.2% 45.1% 1,409 4.6% 31.9% 1,161 5.6% 26.3% 1,542 6.1% 34.9% 46 4.9% 1.0% 3 0.9% 0.1%
Puerto Rico 373 0.4% 12 0.0% 3.2% 86 0.3% 23.1% 19 0.2% 4.8% 8 0.2% 2.1% 12 0.4% 3.2% 124 0.3% 33.2% 78 0.3% 20.9% 124 0.6% 33.2% 159 0.6% 42.6% 4 0.4% 1.1% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Rhode Island 53 0.1% 16 0.1% 30.2% 12 0.0% 22.6% 2 0.0% 3.5% 1 0.0% 1.9% 6 0.2% 11.3% 18 0.0% 34.0% 12 0.0% 22.6% 20 0.1% 37.7% 19 0.1% 35.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
South Carolina 1,278 1.4% 545 1.8% 42.6% 373 1.4% 29.2% 51 0.5% 4.6% 42 1.2% 3.3% 19 0.7% 1.5% 558 1.5% 43.7% 468 1.5% 36.6% 245 1.2% 19.2% 367 1.4% 28.7% 23 2.5% 1.8% 1 0.3% 0.1%
South Dakota 64 0.1% 11 0.0% 17.2% 22 0.1% 34.4% 2 0.0% 2.8% 4 0.1% 6.3% 3 0.1% 4.7% 42 0.1% 65.6% 23 0.1% 35.9% 19 0.1% 29.7% 29 0.1% 45.3% 1 0.1% 1.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Tennessee 2,726 3.1% 1,052 3.4% 38.6% 863 3.3% 31.7% 157 1.6% 4.9% 80 2.3% 2.9% 70 2.5% 2.6% 1,243 3.3% 45.6% 973 3.2% 35.7% 556 2.7% 20.4% 811 3.2% 29.8% 41 4.4% 1.5% 5 1.5% 0.2%
Texas 9,539 10.7% 3,353 10.8% 35.2% 2,869 11.0% 30.1% 1,232 12.9% 15.3% 311 8.8% 3.3% 427 15.5% 4.5% 4,642 12.2% 48.7% 3,810 12.4% 39.9% 1,956 9.5% 20.5% 2,761 10.9% 28.9% 104 11.1% 1.1% 23 6.9% 0.2%
US Virgin Islands 11 0.0% 2 0.0% 18.2% 2 0.0% 18.2% 4 0.0% 17.4% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 9.1% 7 0.0% 63.6% 6 0.0% 54.5% 2 0.0% 18.2% 1 0.0% 9.1% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Utah 281 0.3% 48 0.2% 17.1% 110 0.4% 39.1% 36 0.4% 11.4% 30 0.8% 10.7% 6 0.2% 2.1% 150 0.4% 53.4% 106 0.3% 37.7% 62 0.3% 22.1% 110 0.4% 39.1% 9 1.0% 3.2% 2 0.6% 0.7%
Vermont 45 0.1% 11 0.0% 24.4% 11 0.0% 24.4% 3 0.0% 7.5% 1 0.0% 2.2% 2 0.1% 4.4% 12 0.0% 26.7% 12 0.0% 26.7% 11 0.1% 24.4% 20 0.1% 44.4% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.3% 2.2%
Virginia 2,844 3.2% 1,068 3.4% 37.6% 868 3.3% 30.5% 253 2.6% 8.3% 122 3.4% 4.3% 99 3.6% 3.5% 1,182 3.1% 41.6% 993 3.2% 34.9% 593 2.9% 20.9% 786 3.1% 27.6% 41 4.4% 1.4% 8 2.4% 0.3%
Wake Islands 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 50.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 50.0% 1 0.0% 50.0% 1 0.0% 50.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Washington 1,243 1.4% 400 1.3% 32.2% 351 1.3% 28.2% 182 1.9% 15.7% 73 2.1% 5.9% 54 2.0% 4.3% 576 1.5% 46.3% 433 1.4% 34.8% 350 1.7% 28.2% 433 1.7% 34.8% 11 1.2% 0.9% 1 0.3% 0.1%
West Virginia 127 0.1% 28 0.1% 22.0% 41 0.2% 32.3% 6 0.1% 3.9% 3 0.1% 2.4% 0 0.0% 0.0% 34 0.1% 26.8% 20 0.1% 15.7% 32 0.2% 25.2% 50 0.2% 39.4% 2 0.2% 1.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Wisconsin 945 1.1% 330 1.1% 34.9% 250 1.0% 26.5% 63 0.7% 6.5% 46 1.3% 4.9% 17 0.6% 1.8% 302 0.8% 32.0% 241 0.8% 25.5% 214 1.0% 22.6% 300 1.2% 31.7% 13 1.4% 1.4% 1 0.3% 0.1%
Wyoming 46 0.1% 9 0.0% 19.6% 24 0.1% 52.2% 5 0.1% 7.2% 4 0.1% 8.7% 2 0.1% 4.3% 25 0.1% 54.3% 22 0.1% 47.8% 8 0.0% 17.4% 11 0.0% 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.