Lewis 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 6,326 53.92% 5,407 46.08%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,405 11.97% 1,679 14.31%
Management, business, & financial operations: 874 7.45% 423 3.61%
Management, except farm managers 299 2.55% 186 1.59%
Farmers & farm managers 444 3.78% 110 0.94%
Business & financial operations: 131 1.12% 127 1.08%
Business operations specialists 77 0.66% 71 0.61%
Financial specialists 54 0.46% 56 0.48%
Professional & related occupations: 531 4.53% 1,256 10.70%
Computer & mathematical 26 0.22% 6 0.05%
Architecture & engineering: 70 0.60% 6 0.05%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 51 0.43% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 19 0.16% 6 0.05%
Life, physical, & social science 65 0.55% 10 0.09%
Community & social services 53 0.45% 146 1.24%
Legal 35 0.30% 30 0.26%
Education, training, & library 185 1.58% 568 4.84%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 34 0.29% 41 0.35%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 63 0.54% 449 3.83%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 49 0.42% 246 2.10%
Health technologists & technicians 14 0.12% 203 1.73%
Service occupations: 609 5.19% 1,379 11.75%
Healthcare support 23 0.20% 299 2.55%
Protective services: 204 1.74% 24 0.20%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 170 1.45% 4 0.03%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 34 0.29% 20 0.17%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 129 1.10% 512 4.36%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 226 1.93% 167 1.42%
Personal care & service 27 0.23% 377 3.21%
Sales & office occupations: 648 5.52% 1,675 14.28%
Sales & related occupations 381 3.25% 533 4.54%
Office & administrative support 267 2.28% 1,142 9.73%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 418 3.56% 88 0.75%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,295 11.04% 42 0.36%
Construction & extraction: 701 5.97% 13 0.11%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 59 0.50% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 628 5.35% 13 0.11%
Extraction 14 0.12% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 594 5.06% 29 0.25%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 1,951 16.63% 544 4.64%
Production 1,118 9.53% 288 2.45%
Transportation & material moving: 833 7.10% 256 2.18%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 12 0.10% 2 0.02%
Aircraft & traffic control 8 0.07% 2 0.02%
Motor vehicle operators 469 4.00% 137 1.17%
Rail, water & other transportation 17 0.14% 6 0.05%
Material moving 327 2.79% 109 0.93%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 6,326 53.92% 5,407 46.08%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 964 8.22% 242 2.06%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 942 8.03% 242 2.06%
Mining 22 0.19% 0 0.00%
Construction 756 6.44% 83 0.71%
Manufacturing 1,661 14.16% 508 4.33%
Wholesale trade 191 1.63% 52 0.44%
Retail trade 595 5.07% 613 5.22%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 363 3.09% 112 0.95%
Transportation & warehousing 281 2.39% 110 0.94%
Utilities 82 0.70% 2 0.02%
Information 72 0.61% 68 0.58%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 82 0.70% 202 1.72%
Finance & insurance 46 0.39% 155 1.32%
Real estate & rental & leasing 36 0.31% 47 0.40%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 219 1.87% 203 1.73%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 89 0.76% 118 1.01%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 130 1.11% 85 0.72%
Educational, health & social services: 515 4.39% 2,166 18.46%
Educational services 365 3.11% 875 7.46%
Health care & social assistance 150 1.28% 1,291 11.00%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 247 2.11% 493 4.20%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 37 0.32% 43 0.37%
Accommodation & food services 210 1.79% 450 3.84%
Other services (except public administration) 213 1.82% 267 2.28%
Public administration 448 3.82% 398 3.39%

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

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