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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 1,738 53.36% 1,519 46.64%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 405 12.43% 418 12.83%
Management, business, & financial operations: 306 9.40% 108 3.32%
Management, except farm managers 78 2.39% 76 2.33%
Farmers & farm managers 215 6.60% 7 0.21%
Business & financial operations: 13 0.40% 25 0.77%
Business operations specialists 8 0.25% 20 0.61%
Financial specialists 5 0.15% 5 0.15%
Professional & related occupations: 99 3.04% 310 9.52%
Computer & mathematical 2 0.06% 7 0.21%
Architecture & engineering: 17 0.52% 2 0.06%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 13 0.40% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 4 0.12% 2 0.06%
Life, physical, & social science 13 0.40% 15 0.46%
Community & social services 22 0.68% 41 1.26%
Legal 4 0.12% 1 0.03%
Education, training, & library 30 0.92% 125 3.84%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 2 0.06% 15 0.46%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 9 0.28% 104 3.19%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 6 0.18% 75 2.30%
Health technologists & technicians 3 0.09% 29 0.89%
Service occupations: 181 5.56% 374 11.48%
Healthcare support 7 0.21% 89 2.73%
Protective services: 57 1.75% 23 0.71%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 47 1.44% 23 0.71%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 10 0.31% 0 0.00%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 29 0.89% 118 3.62%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 76 2.33% 48 1.47%
Personal care & service 12 0.37% 96 2.95%
Sales & office occupations: 167 5.13% 434 13.33%
Sales & related occupations 132 4.05% 108 3.32%
Office & administrative support 35 1.07% 326 10.01%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 82 2.52% 13 0.40%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 284 8.72% 8 0.25%
Construction & extraction: 166 5.10% 4 0.12%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 7 0.21% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 159 4.88% 4 0.12%
Extraction 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 118 3.62% 4 0.12%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 619 19.01% 272 8.35%
Production 349 10.72% 218 6.69%
Transportation & material moving: 270 8.29% 54 1.66%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 181 5.56% 13 0.40%
Rail, water & other transportation 12 0.37% 0 0.00%
Material moving 77 2.36% 41 1.26%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 1,738 53.36% 1,519 46.64%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 309 9.49% 34 1.04%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 300 9.21% 34 1.04%
Mining 9 0.28% 0 0.00%
Construction 180 5.53% 7 0.21%
Manufacturing 437 13.42% 296 9.09%
Wholesale trade 83 2.55% 37 1.14%
Retail trade 140 4.30% 157 4.82%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 148 4.54% 29 0.89%
Transportation & warehousing 135 4.14% 27 0.83%
Utilities 13 0.40% 2 0.06%
Information 7 0.21% 20 0.61%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 32 0.98% 75 2.30%
Finance & insurance 25 0.77% 65 2.00%
Real estate & rental & leasing 7 0.21% 10 0.31%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 55 1.69% 50 1.54%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 27 0.83% 33 1.01%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 28 0.86% 17 0.52%
Educational, health & social services: 104 3.19% 557 17.10%
Educational services 77 2.36% 194 5.96%
Health care & social assistance 27 0.83% 363 11.15%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 41 1.26% 75 2.30%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 12 0.37% 4 0.12%
Accommodation & food services 29 0.89% 71 2.18%
Other services (except public administration) 91 2.79% 67 2.06%
Public administration 111 3.41% 115 3.53%

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

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