Scotts Bluff 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 8,795 50.96% 8,463 49.04%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 2,500 14.49% 2,867 16.61%
Management, business, & financial operations: 1,467 8.50% 634 3.67%
Management, except farm managers 660 3.82% 371 2.15%
Farmers & farm managers 495 2.87% 22 0.13%
Business & financial operations: 312 1.81% 241 1.40%
Business operations specialists 155 0.90% 79 0.46%
Financial specialists 157 0.91% 162 0.94%
Professional & related occupations: 1,033 5.99% 2,233 12.94%
Computer & mathematical 112 0.65% 85 0.49%
Architecture & engineering: 98 0.57% 8 0.05%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 72 0.42% 5 0.03%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 26 0.15% 3 0.02%
Life, physical, & social science 65 0.38% 48 0.28%
Community & social services 144 0.83% 242 1.40%
Legal 89 0.52% 82 0.48%
Education, training, & library 195 1.13% 722 4.18%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 68 0.39% 68 0.39%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 262 1.52% 978 5.67%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 218 1.26% 650 3.77%
Health technologists & technicians 44 0.25% 328 1.90%
Service occupations: 764 4.43% 1,890 10.95%
Healthcare support 16 0.09% 396 2.29%
Protective services: 135 0.78% 65 0.38%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 94 0.54% 34 0.20%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 41 0.24% 31 0.18%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 224 1.30% 708 4.10%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 343 1.99% 279 1.62%
Personal care & service 46 0.27% 442 2.56%
Sales & office occupations: 1,482 8.59% 3,139 18.19%
Sales & related occupations 1,063 6.16% 947 5.49%
Office & administrative support 419 2.43% 2,192 12.70%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 214 1.24% 54 0.31%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,924 11.15% 54 0.31%
Construction & extraction: 1,219 7.06% 21 0.12%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 128 0.74% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 1,079 6.25% 18 0.10%
Extraction 12 0.07% 3 0.02%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 705 4.09% 33 0.19%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 1,911 11.07% 459 2.66%
Production 727 4.21% 325 1.88%
Transportation & material moving: 1,184 6.86% 134 0.78%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 60 0.35% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 6 0.03% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 599 3.47% 54 0.31%
Rail, water & other transportation 220 1.27% 11 0.06%
Material moving 299 1.73% 69 0.40%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 8,795 50.96% 8,463 49.04%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 816 4.73% 140 0.81%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 767 4.44% 140 0.81%
Mining 49 0.28% 0 0.00%
Construction 1,271 7.36% 112 0.65%
Manufacturing 933 5.41% 327 1.89%
Wholesale trade 477 2.76% 174 1.01%
Retail trade 1,070 6.20% 1,109 6.43%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 1,165 6.75% 278 1.61%
Transportation & warehousing 967 5.60% 182 1.05%
Utilities 198 1.15% 96 0.56%
Information 172 1.00% 215 1.25%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 421 2.44% 695 4.03%
Finance & insurance 264 1.53% 588 3.41%
Real estate & rental & leasing 157 0.91% 107 0.62%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 435 2.52% 581 3.37%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 237 1.37% 317 1.84%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 198 1.15% 264 1.53%
Educational, health & social services: 775 4.49% 3,297 19.10%
Educational services 351 2.03% 879 5.09%
Health care & social assistance 424 2.46% 2,418 14.01%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 492 2.85% 688 3.99%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 104 0.60% 114 0.66%
Accommodation & food services 388 2.25% 574 3.33%
Other services (except public administration) 522 3.02% 480 2.78%
Public administration 246 1.43% 367 2.13%

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

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