Morgan 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 3,952 53.30% 3,462 46.70%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 984 13.27% 971 13.10%
Management, business, & financial operations: 574 7.74% 264 3.56%
Management, except farm managers 372 5.02% 123 1.66%
Farmers & farm managers 133 1.79% 33 0.45%
Business & financial operations: 69 0.93% 108 1.46%
Business operations specialists 20 0.27% 40 0.54%
Financial specialists 49 0.66% 68 0.92%
Professional & related occupations: 410 5.53% 707 9.54%
Computer & mathematical 67 0.90% 16 0.22%
Architecture & engineering: 79 1.07% 13 0.18%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 49 0.66% 9 0.12%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 30 0.40% 4 0.05%
Life, physical, & social science 35 0.47% 15 0.20%
Community & social services 55 0.74% 43 0.58%
Legal 22 0.30% 34 0.46%
Education, training, & library 58 0.78% 358 4.83%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 48 0.65% 72 0.97%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 46 0.62% 156 2.10%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 33 0.45% 90 1.21%
Health technologists & technicians 13 0.18% 66 0.89%
Service occupations: 348 4.69% 611 8.24%
Healthcare support 5 0.07% 84 1.13%
Protective services: 79 1.07% 30 0.40%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 56 0.76% 23 0.31%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 23 0.31% 7 0.09%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 91 1.23% 287 3.87%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 125 1.69% 76 1.03%
Personal care & service 48 0.65% 134 1.81%
Sales & office occupations: 544 7.34% 1,352 18.24%
Sales & related occupations 293 3.95% 493 6.65%
Office & administrative support 251 3.39% 859 11.59%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 79 1.07% 14 0.19%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,019 13.74% 47 0.63%
Construction & extraction: 597 8.05% 24 0.32%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 74 1.00% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 521 7.03% 24 0.32%
Extraction 2 0.03% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 422 5.69% 23 0.31%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 978 13.19% 467 6.30%
Production 499 6.73% 382 5.15%
Transportation & material moving: 479 6.46% 85 1.15%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 11 0.15% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 26 0.35% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 243 3.28% 14 0.19%
Rail, water & other transportation 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Material moving 199 2.68% 71 0.96%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 3,952 53.30% 3,462 46.70%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 226 3.05% 54 0.73%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 226 3.05% 54 0.73%
Mining 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Construction 641 8.65% 47 0.63%
Manufacturing 1,059 14.28% 599 8.08%
Wholesale trade 145 1.96% 65 0.88%
Retail trade 301 4.06% 574 7.74%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 315 4.25% 84 1.13%
Transportation & warehousing 236 3.18% 70 0.94%
Utilities 79 1.07% 14 0.19%
Information 68 0.92% 63 0.85%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 111 1.50% 184 2.48%
Finance & insurance 57 0.77% 123 1.66%
Real estate & rental & leasing 54 0.73% 61 0.82%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 228 3.08% 197 2.66%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 103 1.39% 137 1.85%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 125 1.69% 60 0.81%
Educational, health & social services: 254 3.43% 841 11.34%
Educational services 191 2.58% 429 5.79%
Health care & social assistance 63 0.85% 412 5.56%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 180 2.43% 413 5.57%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 44 0.59% 32 0.43%
Accommodation & food services 136 1.83% 381 5.14%
Other services (except public administration) 230 3.10% 146 1.97%
Public administration 194 2.62% 195 2.63%

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

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