Currituck 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 4,549 53.34% 3,979 46.66%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 986 11.56% 1,237 14.51%
Management, business, & financial operations: 592 6.94% 455 5.34%
Management, except farm managers 435 5.10% 329 3.86%
Farmers & farm managers 65 0.76% 14 0.16%
Business & financial operations: 92 1.08% 112 1.31%
Business operations specialists 65 0.76% 67 0.79%
Financial specialists 27 0.32% 45 0.53%
Professional & related occupations: 394 4.62% 782 9.17%
Computer & mathematical 62 0.73% 29 0.34%
Architecture & engineering: 111 1.30% 0 0.00%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 55 0.64% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 56 0.66% 0 0.00%
Life, physical, & social science 14 0.16% 13 0.15%
Community & social services 42 0.49% 68 0.80%
Legal 15 0.18% 8 0.09%
Education, training, & library 90 1.06% 377 4.42%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 7 0.08% 46 0.54%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 53 0.62% 241 2.83%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 24 0.28% 154 1.81%
Health technologists & technicians 29 0.34% 87 1.02%
Service occupations: 559 6.55% 839 9.84%
Healthcare support 6 0.07% 83 0.97%
Protective services: 247 2.90% 51 0.60%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 198 2.32% 15 0.18%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 49 0.57% 36 0.42%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 133 1.56% 359 4.21%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 140 1.64% 185 2.17%
Personal care & service 33 0.39% 161 1.89%
Sales & office occupations: 519 6.09% 1,526 17.89%
Sales & related occupations 366 4.29% 674 7.90%
Office & administrative support 153 1.79% 852 9.99%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 106 1.24% 11 0.13%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,651 19.36% 80 0.94%
Construction & extraction: 1,120 13.13% 46 0.54%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 158 1.85% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 934 10.95% 39 0.46%
Extraction 28 0.33% 7 0.08%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 531 6.23% 34 0.40%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 728 8.54% 286 3.35%
Production 284 3.33% 176 2.06%
Transportation & material moving: 444 5.21% 110 1.29%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 18 0.21% 5 0.06%
Aircraft & traffic control 7 0.08% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 213 2.50% 80 0.94%
Rail, water & other transportation 68 0.80% 5 0.06%
Material moving 138 1.62% 20 0.23%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 4,549 53.34% 3,979 46.66%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 209 2.45% 38 0.45%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 173 2.03% 38 0.45%
Mining 36 0.42% 0 0.00%
Construction 1,272 14.92% 156 1.83%
Manufacturing 461 5.41% 120 1.41%
Wholesale trade 276 3.24% 71 0.83%
Retail trade 401 4.70% 787 9.23%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 238 2.79% 160 1.88%
Transportation & warehousing 182 2.13% 145 1.70%
Utilities 56 0.66% 15 0.18%
Information 97 1.14% 63 0.74%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 125 1.47% 387 4.54%
Finance & insurance 37 0.43% 171 2.01%
Real estate & rental & leasing 88 1.03% 216 2.53%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 271 3.18% 215 2.52%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 121 1.42% 77 0.90%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 150 1.76% 138 1.62%
Educational, health & social services: 245 2.87% 1,021 11.97%
Educational services 155 1.82% 490 5.75%
Health care & social assistance 90 1.06% 531 6.23%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 278 3.26% 489 5.73%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 75 0.88% 44 0.52%
Accommodation & food services 203 2.38% 445 5.22%
Other services (except public administration) 257 3.01% 195 2.29%
Public administration 419 4.91% 277 3.25%

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

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