Elk 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 9,202 54.95% 7,543 45.05%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,894 11.31% 1,871 11.17%
Management, business, & financial operations: 827 4.94% 397 2.37%
Management, except farm managers 604 3.61% 243 1.45%
Farmers & farm managers 14 0.08% 13 0.08%
Business & financial operations: 209 1.25% 141 0.84%
Business operations specialists 105 0.63% 54 0.32%
Financial specialists 104 0.62% 87 0.52%
Professional & related occupations: 1,067 6.37% 1,474 8.80%
Computer & mathematical 62 0.37% 29 0.17%
Architecture & engineering: 452 2.70% 52 0.31%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 375 2.24% 37 0.22%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 77 0.46% 15 0.09%
Life, physical, & social science 101 0.60% 46 0.27%
Community & social services 56 0.33% 53 0.32%
Legal 25 0.15% 3 0.02%
Education, training, & library 200 1.19% 563 3.36%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 42 0.25% 87 0.52%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 129 0.77% 641 3.83%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 101 0.60% 426 2.54%
Health technologists & technicians 28 0.17% 215 1.28%
Service occupations: 552 3.30% 1,675 10.00%
Healthcare support 25 0.15% 364 2.17%
Protective services: 109 0.65% 48 0.29%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 71 0.42% 11 0.07%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 38 0.23% 37 0.22%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 144 0.86% 601 3.59%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 205 1.22% 349 2.08%
Personal care & service 69 0.41% 313 1.87%
Sales & office occupations: 907 5.42% 2,212 13.21%
Sales & related occupations 498 2.97% 765 4.57%
Office & administrative support 409 2.44% 1,447 8.64%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 118 0.70% 6 0.04%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,398 8.35% 54 0.32%
Construction & extraction: 576 3.44% 28 0.17%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 50 0.30% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 523 3.12% 28 0.17%
Extraction 3 0.02% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 822 4.91% 26 0.16%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 4,333 25.88% 1,725 10.30%
Production 2,769 16.54% 1,265 7.55%
Transportation & material moving: 1,564 9.34% 460 2.75%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 19 0.11% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 4 0.02% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 419 2.50% 87 0.52%
Rail, water & other transportation 22 0.13% 10 0.06%
Material moving 1,100 6.57% 363 2.17%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 9,202 54.95% 7,543 45.05%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 171 1.02% 46 0.27%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 157 0.94% 46 0.27%
Mining 14 0.08% 0 0.00%
Construction 585 3.49% 101 0.60%
Manufacturing 5,236 31.27% 2,129 12.71%
Wholesale trade 301 1.80% 66 0.39%
Retail trade 661 3.95% 879 5.25%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 479 2.86% 158 0.94%
Transportation & warehousing 326 1.95% 110 0.66%
Utilities 153 0.91% 48 0.29%
Information 101 0.60% 120 0.72%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 142 0.85% 314 1.88%
Finance & insurance 107 0.64% 273 1.63%
Real estate & rental & leasing 35 0.21% 41 0.24%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 209 1.25% 221 1.32%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 113 0.67% 112 0.67%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 96 0.57% 109 0.65%
Educational, health & social services: 555 3.31% 2,384 14.24%
Educational services 229 1.37% 825 4.93%
Health care & social assistance 326 1.95% 1,559 9.31%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 271 1.62% 572 3.42%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 43 0.26% 70 0.42%
Accommodation & food services 228 1.36% 502 3.00%
Other services (except public administration) 267 1.59% 356 2.13%
Public administration 224 1.34% 197 1.18%

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

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