Chippewa 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 7,680 51.19% 7,322 48.81%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,728 11.52% 2,197 14.64%
Management, business, & financial operations: 729 4.86% 710 4.73%
Management, except farm managers 533 3.55% 468 3.12%
Farmers & farm managers 71 0.47% 5 0.03%
Business & financial operations: 125 0.83% 237 1.58%
Business operations specialists 52 0.35% 128 0.85%
Financial specialists 73 0.49% 109 0.73%
Professional & related occupations: 999 6.66% 1,487 9.91%
Computer & mathematical 103 0.69% 53 0.35%
Architecture & engineering: 130 0.87% 12 0.08%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 66 0.44% 10 0.07%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 64 0.43% 2 0.01%
Life, physical, & social science 81 0.54% 23 0.15%
Community & social services 119 0.79% 234 1.56%
Legal 44 0.29% 59 0.39%
Education, training, & library 291 1.94% 623 4.15%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 120 0.80% 99 0.66%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 111 0.74% 384 2.56%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 58 0.39% 266 1.77%
Health technologists & technicians 53 0.35% 118 0.79%
Service occupations: 2,076 13.84% 2,163 14.42%
Healthcare support 23 0.15% 326 2.17%
Protective services: 960 6.40% 168 1.12%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 792 5.28% 123 0.82%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 168 1.12% 45 0.30%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 423 2.82% 786 5.24%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 479 3.19% 300 2.00%
Personal care & service 191 1.27% 583 3.89%
Sales & office occupations: 1,150 7.67% 2,598 17.32%
Sales & related occupations 608 4.05% 937 6.25%
Office & administrative support 542 3.61% 1,661 11.07%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 82 0.55% 15 0.10%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,342 8.95% 24 0.16%
Construction & extraction: 841 5.61% 8 0.05%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 110 0.73% 2 0.01%
Construction trades 718 4.79% 6 0.04%
Extraction 13 0.09% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 501 3.34% 16 0.11%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 1,302 8.68% 325 2.17%
Production 559 3.73% 203 1.35%
Transportation & material moving: 743 4.95% 122 0.81%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 30 0.20% 6 0.04%
Aircraft & traffic control 3 0.02% 2 0.01%
Motor vehicle operators 464 3.09% 62 0.41%
Rail, water & other transportation 99 0.66% 15 0.10%
Material moving 147 0.98% 37 0.25%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 7,680 51.19% 7,322 48.81%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 258 1.72% 25 0.17%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 195 1.30% 23 0.15%
Mining 63 0.42% 2 0.01%
Construction 911 6.07% 89 0.59%
Manufacturing 565 3.77% 205 1.37%
Wholesale trade 218 1.45% 66 0.44%
Retail trade 791 5.27% 968 6.45%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 491 3.27% 125 0.83%
Transportation & warehousing 351 2.34% 96 0.64%
Utilities 140 0.93% 29 0.19%
Information 152 1.01% 149 0.99%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 148 0.99% 390 2.60%
Finance & insurance 52 0.35% 298 1.99%
Real estate & rental & leasing 96 0.64% 92 0.61%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 412 2.75% 286 1.91%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 215 1.43% 179 1.19%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 197 1.31% 107 0.71%
Educational, health & social services: 1,037 6.91% 2,551 17.00%
Educational services 758 5.05% 1,196 7.97%
Health care & social assistance 279 1.86% 1,355 9.03%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 1,089 7.26% 1,452 9.68%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 566 3.77% 634 4.23%
Accommodation & food services 523 3.49% 818 5.45%
Other services (except public administration) 296 1.97% 321 2.14%
Public administration 1,312 8.75% 695 4.63%

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

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