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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 3,972 54.13% 3,366 45.87%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,099 14.98% 1,001 13.64%
Management, business, & financial operations: 753 10.26% 334 4.55%
Management, except farm managers 311 4.24% 207 2.82%
Farmers & farm managers 366 4.99% 54 0.74%
Business & financial operations: 76 1.04% 73 0.99%
Business operations specialists 44 0.60% 25 0.34%
Financial specialists 32 0.44% 48 0.65%
Professional & related occupations: 346 4.72% 667 9.09%
Computer & mathematical 27 0.37% 16 0.22%
Architecture & engineering: 59 0.80% 10 0.14%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 39 0.53% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 20 0.27% 10 0.14%
Life, physical, & social science 38 0.52% 18 0.25%
Community & social services 30 0.41% 59 0.80%
Legal 16 0.22% 16 0.22%
Education, training, & library 71 0.97% 239 3.26%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 25 0.34% 69 0.94%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 80 1.09% 240 3.27%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 73 0.99% 164 2.23%
Health technologists & technicians 7 0.10% 76 1.04%
Service occupations: 292 3.98% 743 10.13%
Healthcare support 31 0.42% 189 2.58%
Protective services: 62 0.84% 13 0.18%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 51 0.70% 0 0.00%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 11 0.15% 13 0.18%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 79 1.08% 278 3.79%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 86 1.17% 97 1.32%
Personal care & service 34 0.46% 166 2.26%
Sales & office occupations: 620 8.45% 1,172 15.97%
Sales & related occupations 476 6.49% 385 5.25%
Office & administrative support 144 1.96% 787 10.72%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 103 1.40% 20 0.27%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 721 9.83% 17 0.23%
Construction & extraction: 452 6.16% 7 0.10%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 63 0.86% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 379 5.16% 7 0.10%
Extraction 10 0.14% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 269 3.67% 10 0.14%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 1,137 15.49% 413 5.63%
Production 595 8.11% 355 4.84%
Transportation & material moving: 542 7.39% 58 0.79%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 0 0.00% 2 0.03%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 321 4.37% 11 0.15%
Rail, water & other transportation 12 0.16% 4 0.05%
Material moving 209 2.85% 41 0.56%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 3,972 54.13% 3,366 45.87%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 531 7.24% 111 1.51%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 505 6.88% 111 1.51%
Mining 26 0.35% 0 0.00%
Construction 550 7.50% 48 0.65%
Manufacturing 868 11.83% 468 6.38%
Wholesale trade 224 3.05% 43 0.59%
Retail trade 435 5.93% 450 6.13%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 266 3.62% 77 1.05%
Transportation & warehousing 228 3.11% 71 0.97%
Utilities 38 0.52% 6 0.08%
Information 41 0.56% 81 1.10%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 132 1.80% 230 3.13%
Finance & insurance 108 1.47% 213 2.90%
Real estate & rental & leasing 24 0.33% 17 0.23%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 150 2.04% 252 3.43%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 55 0.75% 152 2.07%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 95 1.29% 100 1.36%
Educational, health & social services: 285 3.88% 1,072 14.61%
Educational services 138 1.88% 362 4.93%
Health care & social assistance 147 2.00% 710 9.68%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 203 2.77% 312 4.25%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 95 1.29% 37 0.50%
Accommodation & food services 108 1.47% 275 3.75%
Other services (except public administration) 174 2.37% 121 1.65%
Public administration 113 1.54% 101 1.38%

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

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