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EEOC Charge Receipts by State (includes U.S. Territories) and Basis for 2016*

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 2016 Total Charges % of Total US Charges FY 2016 Race State Race Charges as % of Total US Race Charges State Race Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 Sex State Sex Charges as % of Total US Sex Charges State Sex Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 Natl Origin State National Origin Charges as % of Total US National Origin Charges State National Origin Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 Religion State Religion Charges as % of Total US Religion Charges State Religion Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 Color State Color Charges as % of Total US Color Charges State Color Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 Retaliation All Statutes State Retaliation Charges as % of Total US Retaliation Charges State Retaliation Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 TVII Retaliation State TVII Retaliation Charges as % of Total US TVII Retaliation Charges State TVII Retaliation Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 Age State Age Charges as % of Total US Age Charges State Age Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 Disability State Disability Charges as % of Total US Disability Charges State Disability Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 EPA State EPA Charges as % of Total US EPA Charges State EPA Charges as % of Total State Charges FY 2016 GINA** State GINA Charges as % of Total US GINA Charges State GINA Charges as % of Total State Charges
Alabama 3,371 3.7% 1,865 5.8% 55.3% 934 3.5% 27.7% 109 1.1% 3.2% 75 2.0% 2.2% 87 2.8% 2.6% 1,211 2.9% 35.9% 1,079 3.3% 32.0% 503 2.4% 14.9% 647 2.3% 19.2% 17 1.6% 0.5% 7 2.9% 0.2%
Alaska 95 0.1% 33 0.1% 34.7% 32 0.1% 33.7% 6 0.1% 6.3% 4 0.1% 4.2% 3 0.1% 3.2% 46 0.1% 48.4% 30 0.1% 31.6% 21 0.1% 22.1% 32 0.1% 33.7% 37 3.4% 38.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
American Samoa 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 33.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 33.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 3 0.0% 100.0% 3 0.0% 100.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
APO/FPO 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% 2 0.0% 100.0% 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%
Arizona 2,324 2.5% 590 1.8% 25.4% 723 2.7% 31.1% 331 3.4% 14.2% 97 2.5% 4.2% 65 2.1% 2.8% 1,115 2.7% 48.0% 769 2.3% 33.1% 573 2.7% 24.7% 849 3.0% 36.5% 26 2.4% 1.1% 4 1.7% 0.2%
Arkansas 1,473 1.6% 651 2.0% 44.2% 437 1.6% 29.7% 78 0.8% 5.3% 44 1.2% 3.0% 27 0.9% 1.8% 470 1.1% 31.9% 381 1.2% 25.9% 259 1.2% 17.6% 439 1.6% 29.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 2 0.8% 0.1%
California 5,870 6.4% 1,905 5.9% 32.5% 1,560 5.8% 26.6% 930 9.5% 15.8% 274 7.2% 4.7% 192 6.2% 3.3% 2,937 7.0% 50.0% 2,193 6.6% 37.4% 1,517 7.3% 25.8% 1,912 6.8% 32.6% 99 9.2% 1.7% 24 10.1% 0.4%
Colorado 1,994 2.2% 615 1.9% 30.8% 608 2.3% 30.5% 423 4.3% 21.2% 246 6.4% 12.3% 83 2.7% 4.2% 1,085 2.6% 54.4% 830 2.5% 41.6% 515 2.5% 25.8% 665 2.4% 33.4% 27 2.5% 1.4% 2 0.8% 0.1%
Connecticut 253 0.3% 62 0.2% 24.5% 66 0.2% 26.1% 30 0.3% 11.9% 14 0.4% 5.5% 11 0.4% 4.3% 104 0.2% 41.1% 80 0.2% 31.6% 88 0.4% 34.8% 90 0.3% 35.6% 2 0.2% 0.8% 1 0.4% 0.4%
Delaware 168 0.2% 76 0.2% 45.2% 47 0.2% 28.0% 19 0.2% 11.3% 3 0.1% 1.8% 2 0.1% 1.2% 64 0.2% 38.1% 57 0.2% 33.9% 31 0.1% 18.5% 39 0.1% 23.2% 2 0.2% 1.2% 0 0.0% 0.0%
District Of Columbia 651 0.7% 232 0.7% 35.6% 200 0.7% 30.7% 70 0.7% 10.8% 34 0.9% 5.2% 32 1.0% 4.9% 271 0.6% 41.6% 223 0.7% 34.3% 132 0.6% 20.3% 177 0.6% 27.2% 11 1.0% 1.7% 4 1.7% 0.6%
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% 1 0.0% 0.0% 1 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 7,610 8.3% 2,285 7.1% 30.0% 2,332 8.7% 30.6% 1,275 13.0% 16.8% 302 7.9% 4.0% 291 9.4% 3.8% 3,530 8.4% 46.4% 2,882 8.7% 37.9% 1,661 8.0% 21.8% 2,221 7.9% 29.2% 57 5.3% 0.7% 8 3.4% 0.1%
Georgia 5,273 5.8% 2,165 6.7% 41.1% 1,684 6.3% 31.9% 367 3.7% 7.0% 195 5.1% 3.7% 100 3.2% 1.9% 2,577 6.1% 48.9% 2,105 6.4% 39.9% 1,028 4.9% 19.5% 1,462 5.2% 27.7% 65 6.0% 1.2% 7 2.9% 0.1%
Guam 27 0.0% 4 0.0% 14.8% 10 0.0% 37.0% 7 0.1% 25.9% 1 0.0% 3.7% 0 0.0% 0.0% 18 0.0% 66.7% 13 0.0% 48.1% 0 0.0% 0.0% 11 0.0% 40.7% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Hawaii 291 0.3% 97 0.3% 33.3% 103 0.4% 35.4% 36 0.4% 12.4% 13 0.3% 4.5% 22 0.7% 7.6% 150 0.4% 51.5% 125 0.4% 43.0% 61 0.3% 21.0% 93 0.3% 32.0% 3 0.3% 1.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Idaho 92 0.1% 8 0.0% 8.7% 30 0.1% 32.6% 9 0.1% 9.8% 9 0.2% 9.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 40 0.1% 43.5% 26 0.1% 28.3% 17 0.1% 18.5% 40 0.1% 43.5% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Illinois 5,072 5.5% 2,255 7.0% 44.5% 1,325 4.9% 26.1% 952 9.7% 18.8% 167 4.4% 3.3% 159 5.1% 3.1% 2,327 5.5% 45.9% 1,761 5.3% 34.7% 1,633 7.8% 32.2% 1,466 5.2% 28.9% 52 4.8% 1.0% 20 8.4% 0.4%
Indiana 2,533 2.8% 810 2.5% 32.0% 786 2.9% 31.0% 159 1.6% 6.3% 83 2.2% 3.3% 108 3.5% 4.3% 1,077 2.6% 42.5% 842 2.5% 33.2% 574 2.8% 22.7% 925 3.3% 36.5% 17 1.6% 0.7% 5 2.1% 0.2%
Iowa 190 0.2% 60 0.2% 31.6% 45 0.2% 23.7% 18 0.2% 9.5% 5 0.1% 2.6% 7 0.2% 3.7% 60 0.1% 31.6% 43 0.1% 22.6% 44 0.2% 23.2% 81 0.3% 42.6% 2 0.2% 1.1% 1 0.4% 0.5%
Kansas 675 0.7% 215 0.7% 31.9% 213 0.8% 31.6% 35 0.4% 5.2% 22 0.6% 3.3% 42 1.4% 6.2% 348 0.8% 51.6% 263 0.8% 39.0% 158 0.8% 23.4% 234 0.8% 34.7% 11 1.0% 1.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Kentucky 911 1.0% 323 1.0% 35.5% 273 1.0% 30.0% 48 0.5% 5.3% 38 1.0% 4.2% 16 0.5% 1.8% 371 0.9% 40.7% 303 0.9% 33.3% 233 1.1% 25.6% 325 1.2% 35.7% 7 0.7% 0.8% 1 0.4% 0.1%
Louisiana 1,701 1.9% 746 2.3% 43.9% 502 1.9% 29.5% 74 0.8% 4.4% 51 1.3% 3.0% 84 2.7% 4.9% 881 2.1% 51.8% 764 2.3% 44.9% 244 1.2% 14.3% 420 1.5% 24.7% 25 2.3% 1.5% 8 3.4% 0.5%
Maine 30 0.0% 6 0.0% 20.0% 8 0.0% 26.7% 1 0.0% 3.3% 1 0.0% 3.3% 1 0.0% 3.3% 11 0.0% 36.7% 9 0.0% 30.0% 10 0.0% 33.3% 13 0.0% 43.3% 1 0.1% 3.3% 1 0.4% 3.3%
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 2,291 2.5% 874 2.7% 38.1% 635 2.4% 27.7% 189 1.9% 8.2% 97 2.5% 4.2% 93 3.0% 4.1% 1,067 2.5% 46.6% 892 2.7% 38.9% 478 2.3% 20.9% 576 2.1% 25.1% 16 1.5% 0.7% 10 4.2% 0.4%
Massachusetts 503 0.5% 135 0.4% 26.8% 129 0.5% 25.6% 98 1.0% 19.5% 19 0.5% 3.8% 23 0.7% 4.6% 197 0.5% 39.2% 157 0.5% 31.2% 142 0.7% 28.2% 159 0.6% 31.6% 3 0.3% 0.6% 2 0.8% 0.4%
Michigan 2,695 2.9% 891 2.8% 33.1% 729 2.7% 27.1% 155 1.6% 5.8% 98 2.6% 3.6% 30 1.0% 1.1% 981 2.3% 36.4% 776 2.3% 28.8% 623 3.0% 23.1% 872 3.1% 32.4% 48 4.5% 1.8% 9 3.8% 0.3%
Minnesota 892 1.0% 382 1.2% 42.8% 229 0.9% 25.7% 177 1.8% 19.8% 100 2.6% 11.2% 38 1.2% 4.3% 530 1.3% 59.4% 368 1.1% 41.3% 197 0.9% 22.1% 318 1.1% 35.7% 10 0.9% 1.1% 2 0.8% 0.2%
Mississippi 1,865 2.0% 818 2.5% 43.9% 527 2.0% 28.3% 39 0.4% 2.1% 43 1.1% 2.3% 39 1.3% 2.1% 710 1.7% 38.1% 656 2.0% 35.2% 299 1.4% 16.0% 418 1.5% 22.4% 11 1.0% 0.6% 17 7.1% 0.9%
Missouri 2,147 2.3% 808 2.5% 37.6% 646 2.4% 30.1% 109 1.1% 5.1% 81 2.1% 3.8% 123 4.0% 5.7% 1,166 2.8% 54.3% 854 2.6% 39.8% 523 2.5% 24.4% 706 2.5% 32.9% 26 2.4% 1.2% 2 0.8% 0.1%
Montana 45 0.0% 18 0.1% 40.0% 21 0.1% 46.7% 2 0.0% 4.4% 1 0.0% 2.2% 0 0.0% 0.0% 24 0.1% 53.3% 19 0.1% 42.2% 21 0.1% 46.7% 18 0.1% 40.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Nebraska 101 0.1% 26 0.1% 25.7% 25 0.1% 24.8% 10 0.1% 9.9% 3 0.1% 3.0% 5 0.2% 5.0% 37 0.1% 36.6% 27 0.1% 26.7% 37 0.2% 36.6% 34 0.1% 33.7% 2 0.2% 2.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Nevada 1,027 1.1% 315 1.0% 30.7% 335 1.2% 32.6% 167 1.7% 16.3% 41 1.1% 4.0% 56 1.8% 5.5% 654 1.6% 63.7% 462 1.4% 45.0% 270 1.3% 26.3% 353 1.3% 34.4% 27 2.5% 2.6% 1 0.4% 0.1%
New Hampshire 56 0.1% 7 0.0% 12.5% 11 0.0% 19.6% 3 0.0% 5.4% 4 0.1% 7.1% 0 0.0% 0.0% 18 0.0% 32.1% 12 0.0% 21.4% 20 0.1% 35.7% 22 0.1% 39.3% 3 0.3% 5.4% 0 0.0% 0.0%
New Jersey 1,890 2.1% 624 1.9% 33.0% 500 1.9% 26.5% 254 2.6% 13.4% 104 2.7% 5.5% 42 1.4% 2.2% 731 1.7% 38.7% 572 1.7% 30.3% 437 2.1% 23.1% 583 2.1% 30.8% 13 1.2% 0.7% 2 0.8% 0.1%
New Mexico 920 1.0% 189 0.6% 20.5% 307 1.1% 33.4% 158 1.6% 17.2% 31 0.8% 3.4% 26 0.8% 2.8% 451 1.1% 49.0% 340 1.0% 37.0% 203 1.0% 22.1% 291 1.0% 31.6% 22 2.0% 2.4% 1 0.4% 0.1%
New York 3,740 4.1% 1,084 3.4% 29.0% 1,202 4.5% 32.1% 601 6.1% 16.1% 180 4.7% 4.8% 208 6.7% 5.6% 1,604 3.8% 42.9% 1,401 4.2% 37.5% 865 4.1% 23.1% 1,061 3.8% 28.4% 57 5.3% 1.5% 13 5.5% 0.3%
North Carolina 4,372 4.8% 1,705 5.3% 39.0% 1,265 4.7% 28.9% 321 3.3% 7.3% 210 5.5% 4.8% 118 3.8% 2.7% 2,077 4.9% 47.5% 1,673 5.1% 38.3% 885 4.2% 20.2% 1,384 4.9% 31.7% 41 3.8% 0.9% 8 3.4% 0.2%
North Dakota 81 0.1% 23 0.1% 28.4% 29 0.1% 35.8% 5 0.1% 6.2% 6 0.2% 7.4% 1 0.0% 1.2% 42 0.1% 51.9% 26 0.1% 32.1% 13 0.1% 16.0% 37 0.1% 45.7% 4 0.4% 4.9% 2 0.8% 2.5%
Northern Marianna Islands 59 0.1% 46 0.1% 78.0% 10 0.0% 16.9% 45 0.5% 76.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 34 1.1% 57.6% 17 0.0% 28.8% 17 0.1% 28.8% 44 0.2% 74.6% 3 0.0% 5.1% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Ohio 2,673 2.9% 928 2.9% 34.7% 752 2.8% 28.1% 159 1.6% 5.9% 108 2.8% 4.0% 64 2.1% 2.4% 1,165 2.8% 43.6% 917 2.8% 34.3% 688 3.3% 25.7% 879 3.1% 32.9% 40 3.7% 1.5% 6 2.5% 0.2%
Oklahoma 1,058 1.2% 325 1.0% 30.7% 349 1.3% 33.0% 54 0.5% 5.1% 46 1.2% 4.3% 32 1.0% 3.0% 499 1.2% 47.2% 391 1.2% 37.0% 280 1.3% 26.5% 316 1.1% 29.9% 7 0.7% 0.7% 4 1.7% 0.4%
Oregon 289 0.3% 45 0.1% 15.6% 90 0.3% 31.1% 31 0.3% 10.7% 16 0.4% 5.5% 11 0.4% 3.8% 125 0.3% 43.3% 76 0.2% 26.3% 78 0.4% 27.0% 137 0.5% 47.4% 1 0.1% 0.3% 4 1.7% 1.4%
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 4,564 5.0% 1,228 3.8% 26.9% 1,255 4.7% 27.5% 297 3.0% 6.5% 173 4.5% 3.8% 100 3.2% 2.2% 1,964 4.7% 43.0% 1,335 4.0% 29.3% 1,198 5.7% 26.2% 1,646 5.9% 36.1% 52 4.8% 1.1% 5 2.1% 0.1%
Puerto Rico 360 0.4% 15 0.0% 4.2% 79 0.3% 21.9% 15 0.2% 4.2% 7 0.2% 1.9% 13 0.4% 3.6% 131 0.3% 36.4% 73 0.2% 20.3% 102 0.5% 28.3% 173 0.6% 48.1% 7 0.7% 1.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Rhode Island 131 0.1% 15 0.0% 11.5% 19 0.1% 14.5% 6 0.1% 4.6% 3 0.1% 2.3% 5 0.2% 3.8% 20 0.0% 15.3% 16 0.0% 12.2% 83 0.4% 63.4% 26 0.1% 19.8% 0 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.4% 0.8%
South Carolina 1,296 1.4% 546 1.7% 42.1% 392 1.5% 30.2% 52 0.5% 4.0% 39 1.0% 3.0% 41 1.3% 3.2% 617 1.5% 47.6% 495 1.5% 38.2% 266 1.3% 20.5% 366 1.3% 28.2% 14 1.3% 1.1% 2 0.8% 0.2%
South Dakota 54 0.1% 17 0.1% 31.5% 20 0.1% 37.0% 6 0.1% 11.1% 5 0.1% 9.3% 2 0.1% 3.7% 29 0.1% 53.7% 21 0.1% 38.9% 13 0.1% 24.1% 23 0.1% 42.6% 1 0.1% 1.9% 1 0.4% 1.9%
Tennessee 2,740 3.0% 1,022 3.2% 37.3% 931 3.5% 34.0% 131 1.3% 4.8% 79 2.1% 2.9% 68 2.2% 2.5% 1,329 3.2% 48.5% 1,065 3.2% 38.9% 545 2.6% 19.9% 861 3.1% 31.4% 45 4.2% 1.6% 5 2.1% 0.2%
Texas 9,308 10.2% 3,244 10.0% 34.9% 2,765 10.3% 29.7% 1,190 12.1% 12.8% 358 9.4% 3.8% 403 13.0% 4.3% 4,633 11.0% 49.8% 3,692 11.2% 39.7% 2,000 9.6% 21.5% 2,775 9.9% 29.8% 90 8.4% 1.0% 24 10.1% 0.3%
US Virgin Islands 14 0.0% 1 0.0% 7.1% 5 0.0% 35.7% 1 0.0% 7.1% 1 0.0% 7.1% 0 0.0% 0.0% 6 0.0% 42.9% 5 0.0% 35.7% 1 0.0% 7.1% 2 0.0% 14.3% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Utah 259 0.3% 38 0.1% 14.7% 84 0.3% 32.4% 23 0.2% 8.9% 18 0.5% 6.9% 3 0.1% 1.2% 140 0.3% 54.1% 80 0.2% 30.9% 55 0.3% 21.2% 120 0.4% 46.3% 5 0.5% 1.9% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Vermont 29 0.0% 7 0.0% 24.1% 8 0.0% 27.6% 1 0.0% 3.4% 2 0.1% 6.9% 1 0.0% 3.4% 9 0.0% 31.0% 7 0.0% 24.1% 6 0.0% 20.7% 15 0.1% 51.7% 0 0.0% 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Virginia 2,945 3.2% 1,069 3.3% 36.3% 881 3.3% 29.9% 261 2.7% 8.9% 135 3.5% 4.6% 109 3.5% 3.7% 1,242 3.0% 42.2% 1,025 3.1% 34.8% 583 2.8% 19.8% 921 3.3% 31.3% 38 3.5% 1.3% 13 5.5% 0.4%
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%
Washington 1,369 1.5% 419 1.3% 30.6% 442 1.6% 32.3% 179 1.8% 13.1% 76 2.0% 5.6% 54 1.7% 3.9% 658 1.6% 48.1% 495 1.5% 36.2% 331 1.6% 24.2% 477 1.7% 34.8% 14 1.3% 1.0% 4 1.7% 0.3%
West Virginia 114 0.1% 33 0.1% 28.9% 43 0.2% 37.7% 5 0.1% 4.4% 5 0.1% 4.4% 1 0.0% 0.9% 37 0.1% 32.5% 24 0.1% 21.1% 34 0.2% 29.8% 38 0.1% 33.3% 3 0.3% 2.6% 0 0.0% 0.0%
Wisconsin 1,096 1.2% 399 1.2% 36.4% 273 1.0% 24.9% 109 1.1% 9.9% 53 1.4% 4.8% 26 0.8% 2.4% 380 0.9% 34.7% 311 0.9% 28.4% 220 1.1% 20.1% 336 1.2% 30.7% 10 0.9% 0.9% 4 1.7% 0.4%
Wyoming 55 0.1% 6 0.0% 10.9% 21 0.1% 38.2% 4 0.0% 7.3% 2 0.1% 3.6% 1 0.0% 1.8% 21 0.0% 38.2% 12 0.0% 21.8% 12 0.1% 21.8% 22 0.1% 40.0% 3 0.3% 5.5% 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.