Richardson 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 2,329 53.63% 2,014 46.37%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 609 14.02% 635 14.62%
Management, business, & financial operations: 430 9.90% 163 3.75%
Management, except farm managers 120 2.76% 108 2.49%
Farmers & farm managers 290 6.68% 14 0.32%
Business & financial operations: 20 0.46% 41 0.94%
Business operations specialists 11 0.25% 16 0.37%
Financial specialists 9 0.21% 25 0.58%
Professional & related occupations: 179 4.12% 472 10.87%
Computer & mathematical 2 0.05% 0 0.00%
Architecture & engineering: 24 0.55% 13 0.30%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 21 0.48% 7 0.16%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 3 0.07% 6 0.14%
Life, physical, & social science 4 0.09% 3 0.07%
Community & social services 7 0.16% 20 0.46%
Legal 5 0.12% 9 0.21%
Education, training, & library 67 1.54% 195 4.49%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 31 0.71% 30 0.69%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 39 0.90% 202 4.65%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 39 0.90% 130 2.99%
Health technologists & technicians 0 0.00% 72 1.66%
Service occupations: 184 4.24% 511 11.77%
Healthcare support 13 0.30% 127 2.92%
Protective services: 54 1.24% 37 0.85%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 30 0.69% 10 0.23%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 24 0.55% 27 0.62%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 38 0.87% 161 3.71%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 62 1.43% 68 1.57%
Personal care & service 17 0.39% 118 2.72%
Sales & office occupations: 282 6.49% 640 14.74%
Sales & related occupations 170 3.91% 170 3.91%
Office & administrative support 112 2.58% 470 10.82%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 82 1.89% 28 0.64%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 557 12.83% 8 0.18%
Construction & extraction: 278 6.40% 4 0.09%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 20 0.46% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 249 5.73% 4 0.09%
Extraction 9 0.21% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 279 6.42% 4 0.09%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 615 14.16% 192 4.42%
Production 336 7.74% 127 2.92%
Transportation & material moving: 279 6.42% 65 1.50%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 24 0.55% 24 0.55%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 124 2.86% 16 0.37%
Rail, water & other transportation 18 0.41% 0 0.00%
Material moving 113 2.60% 25 0.58%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 2,329 53.63% 2,014 46.37%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 404 9.30% 44 1.01%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 391 9.00% 44 1.01%
Mining 13 0.30% 0 0.00%
Construction 277 6.38% 12 0.28%
Manufacturing 418 9.62% 166 3.82%
Wholesale trade 84 1.93% 49 1.13%
Retail trade 173 3.98% 219 5.04%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 334 7.69% 96 2.21%
Transportation & warehousing 222 5.11% 48 1.11%
Utilities 112 2.58% 48 1.11%
Information 99 2.28% 33 0.76%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 65 1.50% 137 3.15%
Finance & insurance 48 1.11% 108 2.49%
Real estate & rental & leasing 17 0.39% 29 0.67%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 37 0.85% 110 2.53%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 12 0.28% 75 1.73%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 25 0.58% 35 0.81%
Educational, health & social services: 168 3.87% 789 18.17%
Educational services 115 2.65% 296 6.82%
Health care & social assistance 53 1.22% 493 11.35%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 68 1.57% 197 4.54%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 35 0.81% 61 1.40%
Accommodation & food services 33 0.76% 136 3.13%
Other services (except public administration) 96 2.21% 92 2.12%
Public administration 106 2.44% 70 1.61%

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

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