Monroe 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 23,114 56.13% 18,067 43.87%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 5,534 13.44% 5,698 13.84%
Management, business, & financial operations: 2,881 7.00% 2,301 5.59%
Management, except farm managers 2,329 5.66% 1,639 3.98%
Farmers & farm managers 21 0.05% 8 0.02%
Business & financial operations: 531 1.29% 654 1.59%
Business operations specialists 278 0.68% 199 0.48%
Financial specialists 253 0.61% 455 1.10%
Professional & related occupations: 2,653 6.44% 3,397 8.25%
Computer & mathematical 257 0.62% 92 0.22%
Architecture & engineering: 264 0.64% 45 0.11%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 115 0.28% 45 0.11%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 149 0.36% 0 0.00%
Life, physical, & social science 152 0.37% 88 0.21%
Community & social services 306 0.74% 301 0.73%
Legal 276 0.67% 238 0.58%
Education, training, & library 247 0.60% 1,087 2.64%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 600 1.46% 492 1.19%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 551 1.34% 1,054 2.56%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 430 1.04% 694 1.69%
Health technologists & technicians 121 0.29% 360 0.87%
Service occupations: 5,118 12.43% 4,517 10.97%
Healthcare support 61 0.15% 364 0.88%
Protective services: 1,124 2.73% 257 0.62%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 831 2.02% 173 0.42%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 293 0.71% 84 0.20%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 2,189 5.32% 2,172 5.27%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 1,170 2.84% 951 2.31%
Personal care & service 574 1.39% 773 1.88%
Sales & office occupations: 3,599 8.74% 6,823 16.57%
Sales & related occupations 2,401 5.83% 2,516 6.11%
Office & administrative support 1,198 2.91% 4,307 10.46%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 1,216 2.95% 116 0.28%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 4,801 11.66% 205 0.50%
Construction & extraction: 3,102 7.53% 130 0.32%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 372 0.90% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 2,719 6.60% 130 0.32%
Extraction 11 0.03% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 1,699 4.13% 75 0.18%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 2,846 6.91% 708 1.72%
Production 832 2.02% 413 1.00%
Transportation & material moving: 2,014 4.89% 295 0.72%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 53 0.13% 6 0.01%
Aircraft & traffic control 266 0.65% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 877 2.13% 160 0.39%
Rail, water & other transportation 450 1.09% 68 0.17%
Material moving 368 0.89% 61 0.15%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 23,114 56.13% 18,067 43.87%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 1,272 3.09% 158 0.38%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 1,271 3.09% 153 0.37%
Mining 1 0.00% 5 0.01%
Construction 3,397 8.25% 442 1.07%
Manufacturing 528 1.28% 301 0.73%
Wholesale trade 647 1.57% 281 0.68%
Retail trade 2,704 6.57% 2,595 6.30%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 1,702 4.13% 733 1.78%
Transportation & warehousing 1,292 3.14% 517 1.26%
Utilities 410 1.00% 216 0.52%
Information 492 1.19% 353 0.86%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 1,113 2.70% 1,677 4.07%
Finance & insurance 398 0.97% 837 2.03%
Real estate & rental & leasing 715 1.74% 840 2.04%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 2,018 4.90% 1,408 3.42%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 1,113 2.70% 902 2.19%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 6 0.01%
Administrative & support & waste management services 905 2.20% 500 1.21%
Educational, health & social services: 1,194 2.90% 3,689 8.96%
Educational services 434 1.05% 1,418 3.44%
Health care & social assistance 760 1.85% 2,271 5.51%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 4,932 11.98% 4,249 10.32%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 1,024 2.49% 511 1.24%
Accommodation & food services 3,908 9.49% 3,738 9.08%
Other services (except public administration) 1,126 2.73% 921 2.24%
Public administration 1,989 4.83% 1,260 3.06%

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

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