Grayson 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 5,594 55.22% 4,536 44.78%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 804 7.94% 1,071 10.57%
Management, business, & financial operations: 477 4.71% 288 2.84%
Management, except farm managers 289 2.85% 220 2.17%
Farmers & farm managers 143 1.41% 16 0.16%
Business & financial operations: 45 0.44% 52 0.51%
Business operations specialists 33 0.33% 40 0.39%
Financial specialists 12 0.12% 12 0.12%
Professional & related occupations: 327 3.23% 783 7.73%
Computer & mathematical 31 0.31% 0 0.00%
Architecture & engineering: 53 0.52% 13 0.13%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 30 0.30% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 23 0.23% 13 0.13%
Life, physical, & social science 6 0.06% 16 0.16%
Community & social services 34 0.34% 59 0.58%
Legal 19 0.19% 0 0.00%
Education, training, & library 75 0.74% 380 3.75%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 11 0.11% 29 0.29%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 98 0.97% 286 2.82%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 65 0.64% 221 2.18%
Health technologists & technicians 33 0.33% 65 0.64%
Service occupations: 377 3.72% 826 8.15%
Healthcare support 10 0.10% 200 1.97%
Protective services: 86 0.85% 46 0.45%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 50 0.49% 18 0.18%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 36 0.36% 28 0.28%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 62 0.61% 297 2.93%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 212 2.09% 100 0.99%
Personal care & service 7 0.07% 183 1.81%
Sales & office occupations: 531 5.24% 1,412 13.94%
Sales & related occupations 317 3.13% 572 5.65%
Office & administrative support 214 2.11% 840 8.29%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 160 1.58% 39 0.38%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,625 16.04% 33 0.33%
Construction & extraction: 1,147 11.32% 20 0.20%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 181 1.79% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 931 9.19% 20 0.20%
Extraction 35 0.35% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 478 4.72% 13 0.13%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 2,097 20.70% 1,155 11.40%
Production 1,257 12.41% 952 9.40%
Transportation & material moving: 840 8.29% 203 2.00%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 8 0.08% 6 0.06%
Aircraft & traffic control 2 0.02% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 386 3.81% 24 0.24%
Rail, water & other transportation 25 0.25% 2 0.02%
Material moving 419 4.14% 171 1.69%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 5,594 55.22% 4,536 44.78%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 352 3.47% 74 0.73%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 313 3.09% 62 0.61%
Mining 39 0.38% 12 0.12%
Construction 1,227 12.11% 95 0.94%
Manufacturing 1,865 18.41% 1,090 10.76%
Wholesale trade 329 3.25% 160 1.58%
Retail trade 472 4.66% 707 6.98%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 335 3.31% 74 0.73%
Transportation & warehousing 279 2.75% 59 0.58%
Utilities 56 0.55% 15 0.15%
Information 30 0.30% 37 0.37%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 80 0.79% 220 2.17%
Finance & insurance 45 0.44% 161 1.59%
Real estate & rental & leasing 35 0.35% 59 0.58%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 163 1.61% 160 1.58%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 44 0.43% 85 0.84%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 119 1.17% 75 0.74%
Educational, health & social services: 249 2.46% 1,328 13.11%
Educational services 145 1.43% 561 5.54%
Health care & social assistance 104 1.03% 767 7.57%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 146 1.44% 279 2.75%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 43 0.42% 29 0.29%
Accommodation & food services 103 1.02% 250 2.47%
Other services (except public administration) 236 2.33% 185 1.83%
Public administration 110 1.09% 127 1.25%

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

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