Adair 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 4,044 55.16% 3,287 44.84%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 872 11.89% 1,054 14.38%
Management, business, & financial operations: 559 7.63% 231 3.15%
Management, except farm managers 235 3.21% 183 2.50%
Farmers & farm managers 298 4.06% 21 0.29%
Business & financial operations: 26 0.35% 27 0.37%
Business operations specialists 15 0.20% 6 0.08%
Financial specialists 11 0.15% 21 0.29%
Professional & related occupations: 313 4.27% 823 11.23%
Computer & mathematical 20 0.27% 5 0.07%
Architecture & engineering: 47 0.64% 7 0.10%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 19 0.26% 7 0.10%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 28 0.38% 0 0.00%
Life, physical, & social science 0 0.00% 23 0.31%
Community & social services 31 0.42% 88 1.20%
Legal 9 0.12% 0 0.00%
Education, training, & library 95 1.30% 350 4.77%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 17 0.23% 27 0.37%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 94 1.28% 323 4.41%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 52 0.71% 134 1.83%
Health technologists & technicians 42 0.57% 189 2.58%
Service occupations: 285 3.89% 666 9.08%
Healthcare support 15 0.20% 122 1.66%
Protective services: 79 1.08% 4 0.05%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 39 0.53% 0 0.00%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 40 0.55% 4 0.05%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 38 0.52% 133 1.81%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 131 1.79% 139 1.90%
Personal care & service 22 0.30% 268 3.66%
Sales & office occupations: 645 8.80% 1,050 14.32%
Sales & related occupations 452 6.17% 346 4.72%
Office & administrative support 193 2.63% 704 9.60%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 206 2.81% 38 0.52%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 825 11.25% 22 0.30%
Construction & extraction: 567 7.73% 6 0.08%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 64 0.87% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 494 6.74% 6 0.08%
Extraction 9 0.12% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 258 3.52% 16 0.22%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 1,211 16.52% 457 6.23%
Production 581 7.93% 390 5.32%
Transportation & material moving: 630 8.59% 67 0.91%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 13 0.18% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 6 0.08% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 361 4.92% 34 0.46%
Rail, water & other transportation 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Material moving 250 3.41% 33 0.45%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 4,044 55.16% 3,287 44.84%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 552 7.53% 73 1.00%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 509 6.94% 73 1.00%
Mining 43 0.59% 0 0.00%
Construction 618 8.43% 23 0.31%
Manufacturing 901 12.29% 492 6.71%
Wholesale trade 186 2.54% 38 0.52%
Retail trade 354 4.83% 361 4.92%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 273 3.72% 55 0.75%
Transportation & warehousing 248 3.38% 55 0.75%
Utilities 25 0.34% 0 0.00%
Information 50 0.68% 71 0.97%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 164 2.24% 183 2.50%
Finance & insurance 97 1.32% 147 2.01%
Real estate & rental & leasing 67 0.91% 36 0.49%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 121 1.65% 71 0.97%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 63 0.86% 21 0.29%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 58 0.79% 50 0.68%
Educational, health & social services: 388 5.29% 1,425 19.44%
Educational services 244 3.33% 598 8.16%
Health care & social assistance 144 1.96% 827 11.28%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 87 1.19% 212 2.89%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 24 0.33% 0 0.00%
Accommodation & food services 63 0.86% 212 2.89%
Other services (except public administration) 226 3.08% 147 2.01%
Public administration 124 1.69% 136 1.86%

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

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