Lincoln 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 4,539 53.16% 4,000 46.84%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,113 13.03% 1,271 14.88%
Management, business, & financial operations: 611 7.16% 427 5.00%
Management, except farm managers 411 4.81% 262 3.07%
Farmers & farm managers 97 1.14% 38 0.45%
Business & financial operations: 103 1.21% 127 1.49%
Business operations specialists 40 0.47% 39 0.46%
Financial specialists 63 0.74% 88 1.03%
Professional & related occupations: 502 5.88% 844 9.88%
Computer & mathematical 7 0.08% 10 0.12%
Architecture & engineering: 39 0.46% 10 0.12%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 14 0.16% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 25 0.29% 10 0.12%
Life, physical, & social science 29 0.34% 8 0.09%
Community & social services 41 0.48% 75 0.88%
Legal 52 0.61% 25 0.29%
Education, training, & library 105 1.23% 443 5.19%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 148 1.73% 98 1.15%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 81 0.95% 175 2.05%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 76 0.89% 111 1.30%
Health technologists & technicians 5 0.06% 64 0.75%
Service occupations: 780 9.13% 890 10.42%
Healthcare support 30 0.35% 77 0.90%
Protective services: 206 2.41% 44 0.52%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 135 1.58% 12 0.14%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 71 0.83% 32 0.37%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 230 2.69% 376 4.40%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 192 2.25% 216 2.53%
Personal care & service 122 1.43% 177 2.07%
Sales & office occupations: 811 9.50% 1,562 18.29%
Sales & related occupations 577 6.76% 710 8.31%
Office & administrative support 234 2.74% 852 9.98%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 141 1.65% 13 0.15%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,104 12.93% 75 0.88%
Construction & extraction: 740 8.67% 40 0.47%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 109 1.28% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 621 7.27% 40 0.47%
Extraction 10 0.12% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 364 4.26% 35 0.41%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 590 6.91% 189 2.21%
Production 204 2.39% 82 0.96%
Transportation & material moving: 386 4.52% 107 1.25%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 0 0.00% 12 0.14%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 196 2.30% 21 0.25%
Rail, water & other transportation 25 0.29% 44 0.52%
Material moving 165 1.93% 30 0.35%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 4,539 53.16% 4,000 46.84%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 300 3.51% 82 0.96%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 270 3.16% 73 0.85%
Mining 30 0.35% 9 0.11%
Construction 904 10.59% 96 1.12%
Manufacturing 151 1.77% 67 0.78%
Wholesale trade 126 1.48% 35 0.41%
Retail trade 575 6.73% 723 8.47%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 254 2.97% 109 1.28%
Transportation & warehousing 146 1.71% 69 0.81%
Utilities 108 1.26% 40 0.47%
Information 89 1.04% 75 0.88%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 283 3.31% 372 4.36%
Finance & insurance 143 1.67% 199 2.33%
Real estate & rental & leasing 140 1.64% 173 2.03%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 292 3.42% 233 2.73%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 141 1.65% 139 1.63%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 151 1.77% 94 1.10%
Educational, health & social services: 373 4.37% 1,050 12.30%
Educational services 185 2.17% 596 6.98%
Health care & social assistance 188 2.20% 454 5.32%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 708 8.29% 684 8.01%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 381 4.46% 215 2.52%
Accommodation & food services 327 3.83% 469 5.49%
Other services (except public administration) 223 2.61% 264 3.09%
Public administration 261 3.06% 210 2.46%

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

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