Ida 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 2,001 53.52% 1,738 46.48%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 580 15.51% 529 14.15%
Management, business, & financial operations: 433 11.58% 163 4.36%
Management, except farm managers 123 3.29% 70 1.87%
Farmers & farm managers 271 7.25% 37 0.99%
Business & financial operations: 39 1.04% 56 1.50%
Business operations specialists 15 0.40% 24 0.64%
Financial specialists 24 0.64% 32 0.86%
Professional & related occupations: 147 3.93% 366 9.79%
Computer & mathematical 24 0.64% 7 0.19%
Architecture & engineering: 25 0.67% 0 0.00%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 25 0.67% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Life, physical, & social science 3 0.08% 0 0.00%
Community & social services 25 0.67% 35 0.94%
Legal 8 0.21% 10 0.27%
Education, training, & library 39 1.04% 164 4.39%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 5 0.13% 19 0.51%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 18 0.48% 131 3.50%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 15 0.40% 101 2.70%
Health technologists & technicians 3 0.08% 30 0.80%
Service occupations: 116 3.10% 442 11.82%
Healthcare support 4 0.11% 97 2.59%
Protective services: 22 0.59% 0 0.00%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 10 0.27% 0 0.00%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 12 0.32% 0 0.00%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 38 1.02% 125 3.34%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 39 1.04% 71 1.90%
Personal care & service 13 0.35% 149 3.99%
Sales & office occupations: 274 7.33% 585 15.65%
Sales & related occupations 165 4.41% 199 5.32%
Office & administrative support 109 2.92% 386 10.32%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 80 2.14% 23 0.62%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 290 7.76% 13 0.35%
Construction & extraction: 166 4.44% 9 0.24%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 15 0.40% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 151 4.04% 9 0.24%
Extraction 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 124 3.32% 4 0.11%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 661 17.68% 146 3.90%
Production 367 9.82% 110 2.94%
Transportation & material moving: 294 7.86% 36 0.96%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 0 0.00% 3 0.08%
Aircraft & traffic control 4 0.11% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 202 5.40% 14 0.37%
Rail, water & other transportation 7 0.19% 0 0.00%
Material moving 81 2.17% 19 0.51%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 2,001 53.52% 1,738 46.48%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 358 9.57% 66 1.77%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 358 9.57% 66 1.77%
Mining 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Construction 238 6.37% 36 0.96%
Manufacturing 582 15.57% 200 5.35%
Wholesale trade 63 1.68% 5 0.13%
Retail trade 167 4.47% 265 7.09%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 190 5.08% 41 1.10%
Transportation & warehousing 162 4.33% 32 0.86%
Utilities 28 0.75% 9 0.24%
Information 13 0.35% 49 1.31%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 68 1.82% 125 3.34%
Finance & insurance 58 1.55% 125 3.34%
Real estate & rental & leasing 10 0.27% 0 0.00%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 59 1.58% 82 2.19%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 15 0.40% 44 1.18%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 44 1.18% 38 1.02%
Educational, health & social services: 100 2.67% 626 16.74%
Educational services 78 2.09% 201 5.38%
Health care & social assistance 22 0.59% 425 11.37%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 63 1.68% 100 2.67%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 9 0.24% 6 0.16%
Accommodation & food services 54 1.44% 94 2.51%
Other services (except public administration) 69 1.85% 100 2.67%
Public administration 31 0.83% 43 1.15%

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

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