Johnson 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 132,196 53.48% 114,970 46.52%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 63,109 25.53% 54,379 22.00%
Management, business, & financial operations: 31,711 12.83% 20,391 8.25%
Management, except farm managers 22,093 8.94% 11,656 4.72%
Farmers & farm managers 246 0.10% 95 0.04%
Business & financial operations: 9,372 3.79% 8,640 3.50%
Business operations specialists 4,129 1.67% 4,150 1.68%
Financial specialists 5,243 2.12% 4,490 1.82%
Professional & related occupations: 31,398 12.70% 33,988 13.75%
Computer & mathematical 8,744 3.54% 3,316 1.34%
Architecture & engineering: 6,507 2.63% 847 0.34%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 5,401 2.19% 664 0.27%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 1,106 0.45% 183 0.07%
Life, physical, & social science 1,818 0.74% 1,174 0.47%
Community & social services 1,360 0.55% 2,123 0.86%
Legal 2,435 0.99% 1,703 0.69%
Education, training, & library 3,404 1.38% 11,489 4.65%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 2,906 1.18% 3,093 1.25%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 4,224 1.71% 10,243 4.14%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 3,655 1.48% 8,082 3.27%
Health technologists & technicians 569 0.23% 2,161 0.87%
Service occupations: 10,761 4.35% 13,896 5.62%
Healthcare support 402 0.16% 2,044 0.83%
Protective services: 2,351 0.95% 486 0.20%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 1,547 0.63% 211 0.09%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 804 0.33% 275 0.11%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 4,344 1.76% 4,999 2.02%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 2,694 1.09% 1,338 0.54%
Personal care & service 970 0.39% 5,029 2.03%
Sales & office occupations: 31,093 12.58% 41,966 16.98%
Sales & related occupations 22,097 8.94% 14,616 5.91%
Office & administrative support 8,996 3.64% 27,350 11.07%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 227 0.09% 82 0.03%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 13,589 5.50% 605 0.24%
Construction & extraction: 8,319 3.37% 274 0.11%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 1,180 0.48% 20 0.01%
Construction trades 7,074 2.86% 254 0.10%
Extraction 65 0.03% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 5,270 2.13% 331 0.13%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 13,417 5.43% 4,042 1.64%
Production 6,072 2.46% 3,078 1.25%
Transportation & material moving: 7,345 2.97% 964 0.39%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 295 0.12% 51 0.02%
Aircraft & traffic control 493 0.20% 66 0.03%
Motor vehicle operators 3,043 1.23% 284 0.11%
Rail, water & other transportation 748 0.30% 50 0.02%
Material moving 2,766 1.12% 513 0.21%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 132,196 53.48% 114,970 46.52%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 681 0.28% 285 0.12%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 533 0.22% 274 0.11%
Mining 148 0.06% 11 0.00%
Construction 11,844 4.79% 1,681 0.68%
Manufacturing 16,192 6.55% 7,491 3.03%
Wholesale trade 8,198 3.32% 3,759 1.52%
Retail trade 15,896 6.43% 13,644 5.52%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 8,202 3.32% 2,615 1.06%
Transportation & warehousing 7,046 2.85% 2,249 0.91%
Utilities 1,156 0.47% 366 0.15%
Information 10,492 4.24% 8,010 3.24%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 12,520 5.07% 12,491 5.05%
Finance & insurance 9,767 3.95% 9,810 3.97%
Real estate & rental & leasing 2,753 1.11% 2,681 1.08%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 19,290 7.80% 13,978 5.66%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 15,586 6.31% 10,417 4.21%
Management of companies & enterprises 116 0.05% 93 0.04%
Administrative & support & waste management services 3,588 1.45% 3,468 1.40%
Educational, health & social services: 11,678 4.72% 35,142 14.22%
Educational services 5,056 2.05% 14,473 5.86%
Health care & social assistance 6,622 2.68% 20,669 8.36%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 8,059 3.26% 7,365 2.98%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 1,945 0.79% 1,667 0.67%
Accommodation & food services 6,114 2.47% 5,698 2.31%
Other services (except public administration) 4,675 1.89% 5,228 2.12%
Public administration 4,469 1.81% 3,281 1.33%

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

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