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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 3,068 52.59% 2,766 47.41%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 809 13.87% 889 15.24%
Management, business, & financial operations: 625 10.71% 274 4.70%
Management, except farm managers 187 3.21% 141 2.42%
Farmers & farm managers 398 6.82% 23 0.39%
Business & financial operations: 40 0.69% 110 1.89%
Business operations specialists 26 0.45% 43 0.74%
Financial specialists 14 0.24% 67 1.15%
Professional & related occupations: 184 3.15% 615 10.54%
Computer & mathematical 8 0.14% 3 0.05%
Architecture & engineering: 10 0.17% 5 0.09%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 0 0.00% 2 0.03%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 10 0.17% 3 0.05%
Life, physical, & social science 9 0.15% 2 0.03%
Community & social services 36 0.62% 97 1.66%
Legal 17 0.29% 6 0.10%
Education, training, & library 64 1.10% 205 3.51%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 17 0.29% 14 0.24%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 23 0.39% 283 4.85%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 18 0.31% 141 2.42%
Health technologists & technicians 5 0.09% 142 2.43%
Service occupations: 254 4.35% 725 12.43%
Healthcare support 39 0.67% 222 3.81%
Protective services: 53 0.91% 6 0.10%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 48 0.82% 4 0.07%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 5 0.09% 2 0.03%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 61 1.05% 177 3.03%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 75 1.29% 74 1.27%
Personal care & service 26 0.45% 246 4.22%
Sales & office occupations: 342 5.86% 841 14.42%
Sales & related occupations 208 3.57% 186 3.19%
Office & administrative support 134 2.30% 655 11.23%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 317 5.43% 72 1.23%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 642 11.00% 30 0.51%
Construction & extraction: 289 4.95% 25 0.43%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 44 0.75% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 245 4.20% 25 0.43%
Extraction 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 353 6.05% 5 0.09%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 704 12.07% 209 3.58%
Production 317 5.43% 157 2.69%
Transportation & material moving: 387 6.63% 52 0.89%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 10 0.17% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 10 0.17% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 167 2.86% 17 0.29%
Rail, water & other transportation 30 0.51% 7 0.12%
Material moving 170 2.91% 28 0.48%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 3,068 52.59% 2,766 47.41%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 766 13.13% 116 1.99%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 764 13.10% 116 1.99%
Mining 2 0.03% 0 0.00%
Construction 307 5.26% 29 0.50%
Manufacturing 377 6.46% 173 2.97%
Wholesale trade 137 2.35% 45 0.77%
Retail trade 311 5.33% 277 4.75%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 280 4.80% 58 0.99%
Transportation & warehousing 231 3.96% 58 0.99%
Utilities 49 0.84% 0 0.00%
Information 60 1.03% 43 0.74%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 75 1.29% 161 2.76%
Finance & insurance 64 1.10% 143 2.45%
Real estate & rental & leasing 11 0.19% 18 0.31%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 96 1.65% 119 2.04%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 35 0.60% 69 1.18%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 61 1.05% 50 0.86%
Educational, health & social services: 304 5.21% 1,278 21.91%
Educational services 145 2.49% 351 6.02%
Health care & social assistance 159 2.73% 927 15.89%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 69 1.18% 156 2.67%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 18 0.31% 17 0.29%
Accommodation & food services 51 0.87% 139 2.38%
Other services (except public administration) 169 2.90% 119 2.04%
Public administration 117 2.01% 192 3.29%

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

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