Kandiyohi 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 11,109 52.57% 10,022 47.43%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 3,133 14.83% 3,365 15.92%
Management, business, & financial operations: 1,834 8.68% 834 3.95%
Management, except farm managers 900 4.26% 408 1.93%
Farmers & farm managers 603 2.85% 80 0.38%
Business & financial operations: 331 1.57% 346 1.64%
Business operations specialists 138 0.65% 123 0.58%
Financial specialists 193 0.91% 223 1.06%
Professional & related occupations: 1,299 6.15% 2,531 11.98%
Computer & mathematical 72 0.34% 34 0.16%
Architecture & engineering: 203 0.96% 40 0.19%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 129 0.61% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 74 0.35% 40 0.19%
Life, physical, & social science 95 0.45% 57 0.27%
Community & social services 194 0.92% 412 1.95%
Legal 51 0.24% 68 0.32%
Education, training, & library 369 1.75% 804 3.80%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 120 0.57% 161 0.76%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 195 0.92% 955 4.52%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 169 0.80% 529 2.50%
Health technologists & technicians 26 0.12% 426 2.02%
Service occupations: 1,045 4.95% 2,082 9.85%
Healthcare support 54 0.26% 621 2.94%
Protective services: 141 0.67% 51 0.24%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 113 0.53% 29 0.14%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 28 0.13% 22 0.10%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 431 2.04% 625 2.96%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 363 1.72% 236 1.12%
Personal care & service 56 0.27% 549 2.60%
Sales & office occupations: 1,808 8.56% 3,413 16.15%
Sales & related occupations 1,241 5.87% 1,170 5.54%
Office & administrative support 567 2.68% 2,243 10.61%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 301 1.42% 71 0.34%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,925 9.11% 38 0.18%
Construction & extraction: 983 4.65% 27 0.13%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 116 0.55% 5 0.02%
Construction trades 855 4.05% 22 0.10%
Extraction 12 0.06% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 942 4.46% 11 0.05%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 2,897 13.71% 1,053 4.98%
Production 1,376 6.51% 747 3.54%
Transportation & material moving: 1,521 7.20% 306 1.45%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 50 0.24% 10 0.05%
Aircraft & traffic control 4 0.02% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 744 3.52% 56 0.27%
Rail, water & other transportation 112 0.53% 23 0.11%
Material moving 611 2.89% 217 1.03%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 11,109 52.57% 10,022 47.43%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 1,022 4.84% 204 0.97%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 1,020 4.83% 197 0.93%
Mining 2 0.01% 7 0.03%
Construction 1,243 5.88% 125 0.59%
Manufacturing 2,026 9.59% 1,048 4.96%
Wholesale trade 608 2.88% 201 0.95%
Retail trade 1,361 6.44% 1,333 6.31%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 911 4.31% 219 1.04%
Transportation & warehousing 800 3.79% 169 0.80%
Utilities 111 0.53% 50 0.24%
Information 241 1.14% 217 1.03%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 355 1.68% 543 2.57%
Finance & insurance 259 1.23% 459 2.17%
Real estate & rental & leasing 96 0.45% 84 0.40%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 559 2.65% 554 2.62%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 286 1.35% 351 1.66%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 273 1.29% 203 0.96%
Educational, health & social services: 1,158 5.48% 4,129 19.54%
Educational services 529 2.50% 1,174 5.56%
Health care & social assistance 629 2.98% 2,955 13.98%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 615 2.91% 701 3.32%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 79 0.37% 75 0.35%
Accommodation & food services 536 2.54% 626 2.96%
Other services (except public administration) 634 3.00% 476 2.25%
Public administration 376 1.78% 272 1.29%

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

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