Graham 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 5,707 53.38% 4,985 46.62%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,259 11.78% 1,510 14.12%
Management, business, & financial operations: 457 4.27% 375 3.51%
Management, except farm managers 290 2.71% 259 2.42%
Farmers & farm managers 85 0.79% 4 0.04%
Business & financial operations: 82 0.77% 112 1.05%
Business operations specialists 46 0.43% 31 0.29%
Financial specialists 36 0.34% 81 0.76%
Professional & related occupations: 802 7.50% 1,135 10.62%
Computer & mathematical 26 0.24% 28 0.26%
Architecture & engineering: 93 0.87% 14 0.13%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 48 0.45% 4 0.04%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 45 0.42% 10 0.09%
Life, physical, & social science 83 0.78% 3 0.03%
Community & social services 105 0.98% 106 0.99%
Legal 20 0.19% 41 0.38%
Education, training, & library 245 2.29% 552 5.16%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 89 0.83% 75 0.70%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 141 1.32% 316 2.96%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 109 1.02% 161 1.51%
Health technologists & technicians 32 0.30% 155 1.45%
Service occupations: 907 8.48% 1,312 12.27%
Healthcare support 9 0.08% 219 2.05%
Protective services: 451 4.22% 139 1.30%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 363 3.40% 94 0.88%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 88 0.82% 45 0.42%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 173 1.62% 469 4.39%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 214 2.00% 174 1.63%
Personal care & service 60 0.56% 311 2.91%
Sales & office occupations: 666 6.23% 1,850 17.30%
Sales & related occupations 384 3.59% 577 5.40%
Office & administrative support 282 2.64% 1,273 11.91%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 197 1.84% 8 0.07%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,696 15.86% 55 0.51%
Construction & extraction: 1,026 9.60% 35 0.33%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 102 0.95% 1 0.01%
Construction trades 779 7.29% 22 0.21%
Extraction 145 1.36% 12 0.11%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 670 6.27% 20 0.19%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 982 9.18% 250 2.34%
Production 397 3.71% 142 1.33%
Transportation & material moving: 585 5.47% 108 1.01%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 4 0.04% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 315 2.95% 65 0.61%
Rail, water & other transportation 28 0.26% 5 0.05%
Material moving 238 2.23% 38 0.36%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 5,707 53.38% 4,985 46.62%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 1,342 12.55% 90 0.84%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 371 3.47% 26 0.24%
Mining 971 9.08% 64 0.60%
Construction 827 7.73% 103 0.96%
Manufacturing 238 2.23% 95 0.89%
Wholesale trade 156 1.46% 54 0.51%
Retail trade 596 5.57% 730 6.83%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 234 2.19% 102 0.95%
Transportation & warehousing 112 1.05% 64 0.60%
Utilities 122 1.14% 38 0.36%
Information 88 0.82% 60 0.56%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 110 1.03% 205 1.92%
Finance & insurance 62 0.58% 121 1.13%
Real estate & rental & leasing 48 0.45% 84 0.79%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 204 1.91% 189 1.77%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 84 0.79% 87 0.81%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 120 1.12% 102 0.95%
Educational, health & social services: 666 6.23% 1,996 18.67%
Educational services 418 3.91% 936 8.75%
Health care & social assistance 248 2.32% 1,060 9.91%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 348 3.25% 615 5.75%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 111 1.04% 116 1.08%
Accommodation & food services 237 2.22% 499 4.67%
Other services (except public administration) 245 2.29% 216 2.02%
Public administration 653 6.11% 530 4.96%

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

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