Wheeler 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 262 57.46% 194 42.54%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 130 28.51% 65 14.25%
Management, business, & financial operations: 126 27.63% 25 5.48%
Management, except farm managers 0 0.00% 6 1.32%
Farmers & farm managers 124 27.19% 15 3.29%
Business & financial operations: 2 0.44% 4 0.88%
Business operations specialists 0 0.00% 4 0.88%
Financial specialists 2 0.44% 0 0.00%
Professional & related occupations: 4 0.88% 40 8.77%
Computer & mathematical 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Architecture & engineering: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Life, physical, & social science 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Community & social services 2 0.44% 4 0.88%
Legal 0 0.00% 3 0.66%
Education, training, & library 2 0.44% 25 5.48%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 0 0.00% 8 1.75%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 0 0.00% 4 0.88%
Health technologists & technicians 0 0.00% 4 0.88%
Service occupations: 8 1.75% 49 10.75%
Healthcare support 0 0.00% 16 3.51%
Protective services: 4 0.88% 0 0.00%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 4 0.88% 0 0.00%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 2 0.44% 18 3.95%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 0 0.00% 6 1.32%
Personal care & service 2 0.44% 9 1.97%
Sales & office occupations: 14 3.07% 47 10.31%
Sales & related occupations 12 2.63% 11 2.41%
Office & administrative support 2 0.44% 36 7.89%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 54 11.84% 14 3.07%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 27 5.92% 4 0.88%
Construction & extraction: 19 4.17% 0 0.00%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 17 3.73% 0 0.00%
Extraction 2 0.44% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 8 1.75% 4 0.88%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 29 6.36% 15 3.29%
Production 12 2.63% 7 1.54%
Transportation & material moving: 17 3.73% 8 1.75%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 16 3.51% 4 0.88%
Rail, water & other transportation 1 0.22% 0 0.00%
Material moving 0 0.00% 4 0.88%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 262 57.46% 194 42.54%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 174 38.16% 36 7.89%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 174 38.16% 36 7.89%
Mining 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Construction 17 3.73% 0 0.00%
Manufacturing 9 1.97% 2 0.44%
Wholesale trade 13 2.85% 4 0.88%
Retail trade 6 1.32% 11 2.41%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 13 2.85% 14 3.07%
Transportation & warehousing 12 2.63% 12 2.63%
Utilities 1 0.22% 2 0.44%
Information 3 0.66% 0 0.00%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 4 0.88% 11 2.41%
Finance & insurance 4 0.88% 6 1.32%
Real estate & rental & leasing 0 0.00% 5 1.10%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 0 0.00% 6 1.32%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 0 0.00% 6 1.32%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Educational, health & social services: 4 0.88% 71 15.57%
Educational services 4 0.88% 37 8.11%
Health care & social assistance 0 0.00% 34 7.46%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 2 0.44% 10 2.19%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Accommodation & food services 2 0.44% 10 2.19%
Other services (except public administration) 11 2.41% 10 2.19%
Public administration 6 1.32% 19 4.17%

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

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