Marshall 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 7,266 52.60% 6,549 47.40%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,007 7.29% 1,599 11.57%
Management, business, & financial operations: 511 3.70% 454 3.29%
Management, except farm managers 398 2.88% 247 1.79%
Farmers & farm managers 77 0.56% 8 0.06%
Business & financial operations: 36 0.26% 199 1.44%
Business operations specialists 12 0.09% 81 0.59%
Financial specialists 24 0.17% 118 0.85%
Professional & related occupations: 496 3.59% 1,145 8.29%
Computer & mathematical 42 0.30% 13 0.09%
Architecture & engineering: 103 0.75% 38 0.28%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 51 0.37% 5 0.04%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 52 0.38% 33 0.24%
Life, physical, & social science 28 0.20% 0 0.00%
Community & social services 96 0.69% 55 0.40%
Legal 27 0.20% 18 0.13%
Education, training, & library 90 0.65% 552 4.00%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 43 0.31% 56 0.41%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 67 0.48% 413 2.99%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 37 0.27% 221 1.60%
Health technologists & technicians 30 0.22% 192 1.39%
Service occupations: 702 5.08% 1,159 8.39%
Healthcare support 13 0.09% 118 0.85%
Protective services: 137 0.99% 97 0.70%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 76 0.55% 73 0.53%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 61 0.44% 24 0.17%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 160 1.16% 490 3.55%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 329 2.38% 189 1.37%
Personal care & service 63 0.46% 265 1.92%
Sales & office occupations: 974 7.05% 2,267 16.41%
Sales & related occupations 459 3.32% 739 5.35%
Office & administrative support 515 3.73% 1,528 11.06%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 103 0.75% 19 0.14%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 2,035 14.73% 130 0.94%
Construction & extraction: 1,262 9.13% 74 0.54%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 150 1.09% 10 0.07%
Construction trades 1,100 7.96% 64 0.46%
Extraction 12 0.09% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 773 5.60% 56 0.41%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 2,445 17.70% 1,375 9.95%
Production 1,105 8.00% 1,063 7.69%
Transportation & material moving: 1,340 9.70% 312 2.26%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 38 0.28% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 12 0.09% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 721 5.22% 97 0.70%
Rail, water & other transportation 42 0.30% 6 0.04%
Material moving 527 3.81% 209 1.51%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 7,266 52.60% 6,549 47.40%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 282 2.04% 47 0.34%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 263 1.90% 42 0.30%
Mining 19 0.14% 5 0.04%
Construction 1,369 9.91% 121 0.88%
Manufacturing 1,886 13.65% 1,398 10.12%
Wholesale trade 285 2.06% 368 2.66%
Retail trade 712 5.15% 978 7.08%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 905 6.55% 246 1.78%
Transportation & warehousing 806 5.83% 244 1.77%
Utilities 99 0.72% 2 0.01%
Information 88 0.64% 65 0.47%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 159 1.15% 250 1.81%
Finance & insurance 88 0.64% 190 1.38%
Real estate & rental & leasing 71 0.51% 60 0.43%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 292 2.11% 275 1.99%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 92 0.67% 140 1.01%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 200 1.45% 135 0.98%
Educational, health & social services: 375 2.71% 1,606 11.63%
Educational services 249 1.80% 727 5.26%
Health care & social assistance 126 0.91% 879 6.36%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 339 2.45% 623 4.51%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 89 0.64% 108 0.78%
Accommodation & food services 250 1.81% 515 3.73%
Other services (except public administration) 329 2.38% 292 2.11%
Public administration 245 1.77% 280 2.03%

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

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