Jackson 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 2,557 55.61% 2,041 44.39%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 426 9.26% 469 10.20%
Management, business, & financial operations: 252 5.48% 101 2.20%
Management, except farm managers 170 3.70% 68 1.48%
Farmers & farm managers 58 1.26% 0 0.00%
Business & financial operations: 24 0.52% 33 0.72%
Business operations specialists 24 0.52% 13 0.28%
Financial specialists 0 0.00% 20 0.43%
Professional & related occupations: 174 3.78% 368 8.00%
Computer & mathematical 7 0.15% 0 0.00%
Architecture & engineering: 22 0.48% 0 0.00%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 6 0.13% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 16 0.35% 0 0.00%
Life, physical, & social science 28 0.61% 0 0.00%
Community & social services 19 0.41% 42 0.91%
Legal 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Education, training, & library 63 1.37% 237 5.15%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 25 0.54% 7 0.15%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 10 0.22% 82 1.78%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 2 0.04% 60 1.30%
Health technologists & technicians 8 0.17% 22 0.48%
Service occupations: 212 4.61% 310 6.74%
Healthcare support 15 0.33% 79 1.72%
Protective services: 11 0.24% 0 0.00%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 6 0.13% 0 0.00%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 5 0.11% 0 0.00%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 37 0.80% 85 1.85%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 117 2.54% 87 1.89%
Personal care & service 32 0.70% 59 1.28%
Sales & office occupations: 304 6.61% 644 14.01%
Sales & related occupations 177 3.85% 190 4.13%
Office & administrative support 127 2.76% 454 9.87%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 51 1.11% 0 0.00%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 708 15.40% 7 0.15%
Construction & extraction: 480 10.44% 6 0.13%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 50 1.09% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 430 9.35% 6 0.13%
Extraction 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 228 4.96% 1 0.02%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 856 18.62% 611 13.29%
Production 471 10.24% 492 10.70%
Transportation & material moving: 385 8.37% 119 2.59%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 2 0.04% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 222 4.83% 34 0.74%
Rail, water & other transportation 1 0.02% 7 0.15%
Material moving 160 3.48% 78 1.70%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 2,557 55.61% 2,041 44.39%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 155 3.37% 6 0.13%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 127 2.76% 0 0.00%
Mining 28 0.61% 6 0.13%
Construction 536 11.66% 28 0.61%
Manufacturing 654 14.22% 594 12.92%
Wholesale trade 155 3.37% 6 0.13%
Retail trade 238 5.18% 182 3.96%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 196 4.26% 47 1.02%
Transportation & warehousing 133 2.89% 20 0.43%
Utilities 63 1.37% 27 0.59%
Information 49 1.07% 64 1.39%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 31 0.67% 88 1.91%
Finance & insurance 29 0.63% 86 1.87%
Real estate & rental & leasing 2 0.04% 2 0.04%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 97 2.11% 72 1.57%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 25 0.54% 45 0.98%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 72 1.57% 27 0.59%
Educational, health & social services: 197 4.28% 671 14.59%
Educational services 143 3.11% 340 7.39%
Health care & social assistance 54 1.17% 331 7.20%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 74 1.61% 115 2.50%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 20 0.43% 16 0.35%
Accommodation & food services 54 1.17% 99 2.15%
Other services (except public administration) 136 2.96% 61 1.33%
Public administration 39 0.85% 107 2.33%

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

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