Shoshone 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 2,835 52.72% 2,542 47.28%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 616 11.46% 713 13.26%
Management, business, & financial operations: 257 4.78% 197 3.66%
Management, except farm managers 209 3.89% 141 2.62%
Farmers & farm managers 8 0.15% 0 0.00%
Business & financial operations: 40 0.74% 56 1.04%
Business operations specialists 21 0.39% 14 0.26%
Financial specialists 19 0.35% 42 0.78%
Professional & related occupations: 359 6.68% 516 9.60%
Computer & mathematical 10 0.19% 12 0.22%
Architecture & engineering: 74 1.38% 11 0.20%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 57 1.06% 5 0.09%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 17 0.32% 6 0.11%
Life, physical, & social science 62 1.15% 26 0.48%
Community & social services 42 0.78% 27 0.50%
Legal 17 0.32% 11 0.20%
Education, training, & library 42 0.78% 243 4.52%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 44 0.82% 18 0.33%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 68 1.26% 168 3.12%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 60 1.12% 118 2.19%
Health technologists & technicians 8 0.15% 50 0.93%
Service occupations: 358 6.66% 733 13.63%
Healthcare support 17 0.32% 137 2.55%
Protective services: 103 1.92% 12 0.22%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 74 1.38% 0 0.00%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 29 0.54% 12 0.22%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 137 2.55% 316 5.88%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 83 1.54% 154 2.86%
Personal care & service 18 0.33% 114 2.12%
Sales & office occupations: 290 5.39% 854 15.88%
Sales & related occupations 195 3.63% 304 5.65%
Office & administrative support 95 1.77% 550 10.23%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 41 0.76% 6 0.11%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 963 17.91% 39 0.73%
Construction & extraction: 666 12.39% 27 0.50%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 93 1.73% 5 0.09%
Construction trades 276 5.13% 12 0.22%
Extraction 297 5.52% 10 0.19%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 297 5.52% 12 0.22%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 567 10.54% 197 3.66%
Production 229 4.26% 96 1.79%
Transportation & material moving: 338 6.29% 101 1.88%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 1 0.02% 3 0.06%
Aircraft & traffic control 2 0.04% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 155 2.88% 61 1.13%
Rail, water & other transportation 31 0.58% 1 0.02%
Material moving 149 2.77% 36 0.67%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 2,835 52.72% 2,542 47.28%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 738 13.73% 61 1.13%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 106 1.97% 20 0.37%
Mining 632 11.75% 41 0.76%
Construction 367 6.83% 47 0.87%
Manufacturing 215 4.00% 108 2.01%
Wholesale trade 74 1.38% 18 0.33%
Retail trade 345 6.42% 353 6.56%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 135 2.51% 74 1.38%
Transportation & warehousing 66 1.23% 62 1.15%
Utilities 69 1.28% 12 0.22%
Information 70 1.30% 64 1.19%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 37 0.69% 129 2.40%
Finance & insurance 4 0.07% 93 1.73%
Real estate & rental & leasing 33 0.61% 36 0.67%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 148 2.75% 156 2.90%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 80 1.49% 101 1.88%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 68 1.26% 55 1.02%
Educational, health & social services: 219 4.07% 900 16.74%
Educational services 127 2.36% 348 6.47%
Health care & social assistance 92 1.71% 552 10.27%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 245 4.56% 415 7.72%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 33 0.61% 26 0.48%
Accommodation & food services 212 3.94% 389 7.23%
Other services (except public administration) 117 2.18% 104 1.93%
Public administration 125 2.32% 113 2.10%

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

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