Madison County

INDUSTRY & OCCUPATION

Not only has the makeup of the American workforce evolved over the past fifty years as more and more women have sought jobs outside the home, but work itself has changed as the service sector has grown and employment in manufacturing has declined.

Occupation by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 3,656 52.66% 3,287 47.34%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 709 10.21% 921 13.27%
Management, business, & financial operations: 324 4.67% 285 4.10%
Management, except farm managers 128 1.84% 134 1.93%
Farmers & farm managers 168 2.42% 40 0.58%
Business & financial operations: 28 0.40% 111 1.60%
Business operations specialists 8 0.12% 53 0.76%
Financial specialists 20 0.29% 58 0.84%
Professional & related occupations: 385 5.55% 636 9.16%
Computer & mathematical 21 0.30% 9 0.13%
Architecture & engineering: 61 0.88% 2 0.03%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 38 0.55% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 23 0.33% 2 0.03%
Life, physical, & social science 5 0.07% 10 0.14%
Community & social services 65 0.94% 32 0.46%
Legal 32 0.46% 14 0.20%
Education, training, & library 121 1.74% 310 4.46%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 4 0.06% 17 0.24%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 76 1.09% 242 3.49%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 46 0.66% 114 1.64%
Health technologists & technicians 30 0.43% 128 1.84%
Service occupations: 658 9.48% 742 10.69%
Healthcare support 4 0.06% 234 3.37%
Protective services: 259 3.73% 85 1.22%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 228 3.28% 75 1.08%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 31 0.45% 10 0.14%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 145 2.09% 190 2.74%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 218 3.14% 103 1.48%
Personal care & service 32 0.46% 130 1.87%
Sales & office occupations: 426 6.14% 918 13.22%
Sales & related occupations 247 3.56% 305 4.39%
Office & administrative support 179 2.58% 613 8.83%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 155 2.23% 49 0.71%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 735 10.59% 25 0.36%
Construction & extraction: 429 6.18% 9 0.13%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 100 1.44% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 320 4.61% 9 0.13%
Extraction 9 0.13% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 306 4.41% 16 0.23%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 973 14.01% 632 9.10%
Production 548 7.89% 525 7.56%
Transportation & material moving: 425 6.12% 107 1.54%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 6 0.09% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 261 3.76% 40 0.58%
Rail, water & other transportation 10 0.14% 0 0.00%
Material moving 148 2.13% 67 0.97%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 3,656 52.66% 3,287 47.34%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 372 5.36% 59 0.85%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 363 5.23% 59 0.85%
Mining 9 0.13% 0 0.00%
Construction 429 6.18% 45 0.65%
Manufacturing 783 11.28% 683 9.84%
Wholesale trade 156 2.25% 48 0.69%
Retail trade 379 5.46% 402 5.79%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 196 2.82% 32 0.46%
Transportation & warehousing 150 2.16% 32 0.46%
Utilities 46 0.66% 0 0.00%
Information 0 0.00% 10 0.14%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 82 1.18% 81 1.17%
Finance & insurance 27 0.39% 43 0.62%
Real estate & rental & leasing 55 0.79% 38 0.55%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 223 3.21% 155 2.23%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 78 1.12% 95 1.37%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 145 2.09% 60 0.86%
Educational, health & social services: 323 4.65% 1,087 15.66%
Educational services 209 3.01% 490 7.06%
Health care & social assistance 114 1.64% 597 8.60%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 178 2.56% 264 3.80%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 20 0.29% 20 0.29%
Accommodation & food services 158 2.28% 244 3.51%
Other services (except public administration) 177 2.55% 153 2.20%
Public administration 358 5.16% 268 3.86%

Source: Census 2000 analyzed by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN).

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