McCurtain 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 7,227 54.60% 6,009 45.40%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,221 9.22% 1,676 12.66%
Management, business, & financial operations: 748 5.65% 447 3.38%
Management, except farm managers 307 2.32% 206 1.56%
Farmers & farm managers 339 2.56% 88 0.66%
Business & financial operations: 102 0.77% 153 1.16%
Business operations specialists 43 0.32% 53 0.40%
Financial specialists 59 0.45% 100 0.76%
Professional & related occupations: 473 3.57% 1,229 9.29%
Computer & mathematical 18 0.14% 0 0.00%
Architecture & engineering: 48 0.36% 3 0.02%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 30 0.23% 2 0.02%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 18 0.14% 1 0.01%
Life, physical, & social science 51 0.39% 6 0.05%
Community & social services 74 0.56% 206 1.56%
Legal 19 0.14% 12 0.09%
Education, training, & library 145 1.10% 626 4.73%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 25 0.19% 42 0.32%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 93 0.70% 334 2.52%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 59 0.45% 153 1.16%
Health technologists & technicians 34 0.26% 181 1.37%
Service occupations: 764 5.77% 1,372 10.37%
Healthcare support 19 0.14% 319 2.41%
Protective services: 257 1.94% 28 0.21%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 209 1.58% 19 0.14%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 48 0.36% 9 0.07%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 116 0.88% 490 3.70%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 304 2.30% 208 1.57%
Personal care & service 68 0.51% 327 2.47%
Sales & office occupations: 832 6.29% 1,992 15.05%
Sales & related occupations 582 4.40% 809 6.11%
Office & administrative support 250 1.89% 1,183 8.94%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 559 4.22% 124 0.94%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,595 12.05% 46 0.35%
Construction & extraction: 946 7.15% 37 0.28%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 114 0.86% 6 0.05%
Construction trades 810 6.12% 31 0.23%
Extraction 22 0.17% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 649 4.90% 9 0.07%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 2,256 17.04% 799 6.04%
Production 1,168 8.82% 580 4.38%
Transportation & material moving: 1,088 8.22% 219 1.65%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 2 0.02% 2 0.02%
Aircraft & traffic control 2 0.02% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 546 4.13% 74 0.56%
Rail, water & other transportation 38 0.29% 2 0.02%
Material moving 500 3.78% 141 1.07%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 7,227 54.60% 6,009 45.40%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 1,048 7.92% 183 1.38%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 992 7.49% 181 1.37%
Mining 56 0.42% 2 0.02%
Construction 976 7.37% 83 0.63%
Manufacturing 1,974 14.91% 831 6.28%
Wholesale trade 214 1.62% 55 0.42%
Retail trade 805 6.08% 984 7.43%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 425 3.21% 158 1.19%
Transportation & warehousing 331 2.50% 148 1.12%
Utilities 94 0.71% 10 0.08%
Information 64 0.48% 102 0.77%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 137 1.04% 207 1.56%
Finance & insurance 85 0.64% 168 1.27%
Real estate & rental & leasing 52 0.39% 39 0.29%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 216 1.63% 167 1.26%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 56 0.42% 95 0.72%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 160 1.21% 72 0.54%
Educational, health & social services: 435 3.29% 2,140 16.17%
Educational services 310 2.34% 996 7.52%
Health care & social assistance 125 0.94% 1,144 8.64%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 245 1.85% 551 4.16%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 74 0.56% 65 0.49%
Accommodation & food services 171 1.29% 486 3.67%
Other services (except public administration) 346 2.61% 279 2.11%
Public administration 342 2.58% 269 2.03%

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

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