Humboldt 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 4,002 57.03% 3,015 42.97%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 944 13.45% 857 12.21%
Management, business, & financial operations: 503 7.17% 240 3.42%
Management, except farm managers 300 4.28% 140 2.00%
Farmers & farm managers 114 1.62% 23 0.33%
Business & financial operations: 89 1.27% 77 1.10%
Business operations specialists 57 0.81% 32 0.46%
Financial specialists 32 0.46% 45 0.64%
Professional & related occupations: 441 6.28% 617 8.79%
Computer & mathematical 7 0.10% 17 0.24%
Architecture & engineering: 119 1.70% 34 0.48%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 92 1.31% 14 0.20%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 27 0.38% 20 0.29%
Life, physical, & social science 109 1.55% 51 0.73%
Community & social services 15 0.21% 27 0.38%
Legal 0 0.00% 5 0.07%
Education, training, & library 113 1.61% 354 5.04%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 25 0.36% 51 0.73%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 53 0.76% 78 1.11%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 41 0.58% 32 0.46%
Health technologists & technicians 12 0.17% 46 0.66%
Service occupations: 395 5.63% 696 9.92%
Healthcare support 0 0.00% 57 0.81%
Protective services: 162 2.31% 24 0.34%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 105 1.50% 18 0.26%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 57 0.81% 6 0.09%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 102 1.45% 198 2.82%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 93 1.33% 192 2.74%
Personal care & service 38 0.54% 225 3.21%
Sales & office occupations: 348 4.96% 1,175 16.75%
Sales & related occupations 214 3.05% 508 7.24%
Office & administrative support 134 1.91% 667 9.51%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 149 2.12% 16 0.23%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,344 19.15% 95 1.35%
Construction & extraction: 814 11.60% 82 1.17%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 135 1.92% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 355 5.06% 54 0.77%
Extraction 324 4.62% 28 0.40%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 530 7.55% 13 0.19%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 822 11.71% 176 2.51%
Production 306 4.36% 98 1.40%
Transportation & material moving: 516 7.35% 78 1.11%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 5 0.07% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 5 0.07% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 385 5.49% 41 0.58%
Rail, water & other transportation 39 0.56% 17 0.24%
Material moving 82 1.17% 20 0.29%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 4,002 57.03% 3,015 42.97%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 1,517 21.62% 209 2.98%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 308 4.39% 39 0.56%
Mining 1,209 17.23% 170 2.42%
Construction 473 6.74% 86 1.23%
Manufacturing 207 2.95% 45 0.64%
Wholesale trade 81 1.15% 28 0.40%
Retail trade 297 4.23% 557 7.94%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 373 5.32% 46 0.66%
Transportation & warehousing 237 3.38% 37 0.53%
Utilities 136 1.94% 9 0.13%
Information 64 0.91% 59 0.84%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 17 0.24% 86 1.23%
Finance & insurance 17 0.24% 61 0.87%
Real estate & rental & leasing 0 0.00% 25 0.36%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 127 1.81% 141 2.01%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 25 0.36% 65 0.93%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 102 1.45% 76 1.08%
Educational, health & social services: 251 3.58% 763 10.87%
Educational services 160 2.28% 472 6.73%
Health care & social assistance 91 1.30% 291 4.15%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 240 3.42% 684 9.75%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 114 1.62% 242 3.45%
Accommodation & food services 126 1.80% 442 6.30%
Other services (except public administration) 131 1.87% 110 1.57%
Public administration 224 3.19% 201 2.86%

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

Home | About | Help | Contact | Use Policy