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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 16,568 54.96% 13,579 45.04%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 3,740 12.41% 3,835 12.72%
Management, business, & financial operations: 1,542 5.11% 1,106 3.67%
Management, except farm managers 1,116 3.70% 692 2.30%
Farmers & farm managers 130 0.43% 24 0.08%
Business & financial operations: 296 0.98% 390 1.29%
Business operations specialists 159 0.53% 164 0.54%
Financial specialists 137 0.45% 226 0.75%
Professional & related occupations: 2,198 7.29% 2,729 9.05%
Computer & mathematical 209 0.69% 72 0.24%
Architecture & engineering: 595 1.97% 108 0.36%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 407 1.35% 35 0.12%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 188 0.62% 73 0.24%
Life, physical, & social science 217 0.72% 75 0.25%
Community & social services 228 0.76% 213 0.71%
Legal 25 0.08% 19 0.06%
Education, training, & library 472 1.57% 1,263 4.19%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 143 0.47% 130 0.43%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 309 1.02% 849 2.82%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 244 0.81% 578 1.92%
Health technologists & technicians 65 0.22% 271 0.90%
Service occupations: 1,405 4.66% 2,194 7.28%
Healthcare support 1 0.00% 368 1.22%
Protective services: 329 1.09% 42 0.14%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 161 0.53% 23 0.08%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 168 0.56% 19 0.06%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 339 1.12% 831 2.76%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 644 2.14% 393 1.30%
Personal care & service 92 0.31% 560 1.86%
Sales & office occupations: 2,209 7.33% 4,205 13.95%
Sales & related occupations 1,431 4.75% 1,402 4.65%
Office & administrative support 778 2.58% 2,803 9.30%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 162 0.54% 40 0.13%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 4,049 13.43% 210 0.70%
Construction & extraction: 2,375 7.88% 102 0.34%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 412 1.37% 7 0.02%
Construction trades 1,953 6.48% 95 0.32%
Extraction 10 0.03% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 1,674 5.55% 108 0.36%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 5,003 16.60% 3,095 10.27%
Production 3,642 12.08% 2,617 8.68%
Transportation & material moving: 1,361 4.51% 478 1.59%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 31 0.10% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 576 1.91% 109 0.36%
Rail, water & other transportation 55 0.18% 14 0.05%
Material moving 699 2.32% 355 1.18%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 16,568 54.96% 13,579 45.04%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 391 1.30% 67 0.22%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 351 1.16% 67 0.22%
Mining 40 0.13% 0 0.00%
Construction 2,727 9.05% 184 0.61%
Manufacturing 5,526 18.33% 3,655 12.12%
Wholesale trade 428 1.42% 233 0.77%
Retail trade 1,580 5.24% 1,642 5.45%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 1,317 4.37% 467 1.55%
Transportation & warehousing 434 1.44% 250 0.83%
Utilities 883 2.93% 217 0.72%
Information 243 0.81% 117 0.39%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 354 1.17% 525 1.74%
Finance & insurance 162 0.54% 376 1.25%
Real estate & rental & leasing 192 0.64% 149 0.49%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 755 2.50% 502 1.67%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 286 0.95% 220 0.73%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 7 0.02%
Administrative & support & waste management services 469 1.56% 275 0.91%
Educational, health & social services: 1,357 4.50% 4,257 14.12%
Educational services 1,013 3.36% 2,252 7.47%
Health care & social assistance 344 1.14% 2,005 6.65%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 719 2.38% 1,022 3.39%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 152 0.50% 114 0.38%
Accommodation & food services 567 1.88% 908 3.01%
Other services (except public administration) 756 2.51% 542 1.80%
Public administration 415 1.38% 366 1.21%

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

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