Hardeman 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 5,344 52.61% 4,813 47.39%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 909 8.95% 1,290 12.70%
Management, business, & financial operations: 504 4.96% 323 3.18%
Management, except farm managers 294 2.89% 190 1.87%
Farmers & farm managers 121 1.19% 2 0.02%
Business & financial operations: 89 0.88% 131 1.29%
Business operations specialists 48 0.47% 70 0.69%
Financial specialists 41 0.40% 61 0.60%
Professional & related occupations: 405 3.99% 967 9.52%
Computer & mathematical 14 0.14% 0 0.00%
Architecture & engineering: 87 0.86% 41 0.40%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 26 0.26% 18 0.18%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 61 0.60% 23 0.23%
Life, physical, & social science 11 0.11% 30 0.30%
Community & social services 73 0.72% 116 1.14%
Legal 13 0.13% 20 0.20%
Education, training, & library 75 0.74% 366 3.60%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 16 0.16% 44 0.43%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 116 1.14% 350 3.45%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 34 0.33% 153 1.51%
Health technologists & technicians 82 0.81% 197 1.94%
Service occupations: 610 6.01% 1,052 10.36%
Healthcare support 52 0.51% 232 2.28%
Protective services: 234 2.30% 192 1.89%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 177 1.74% 192 1.89%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 57 0.56% 0 0.00%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 72 0.71% 303 2.98%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 220 2.17% 187 1.84%
Personal care & service 32 0.32% 138 1.36%
Sales & office occupations: 668 6.58% 1,502 14.79%
Sales & related occupations 403 3.97% 496 4.88%
Office & administrative support 265 2.61% 1,006 9.90%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 181 1.78% 10 0.10%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 969 9.54% 40 0.39%
Construction & extraction: 604 5.95% 10 0.10%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 77 0.76% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 523 5.15% 10 0.10%
Extraction 4 0.04% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 365 3.59% 30 0.30%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 2,007 19.76% 919 9.05%
Production 1,104 10.87% 772 7.60%
Transportation & material moving: 903 8.89% 147 1.45%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 8 0.08% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 440 4.33% 37 0.36%
Rail, water & other transportation 30 0.30% 0 0.00%
Material moving 425 4.18% 110 1.08%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 5,344 52.61% 4,813 47.39%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 366 3.60% 12 0.12%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 364 3.58% 12 0.12%
Mining 2 0.02% 0 0.00%
Construction 687 6.76% 55 0.54%
Manufacturing 1,750 17.23% 997 9.82%
Wholesale trade 170 1.67% 60 0.59%
Retail trade 386 3.80% 491 4.83%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 525 5.17% 141 1.39%
Transportation & warehousing 425 4.18% 130 1.28%
Utilities 100 0.98% 11 0.11%
Information 59 0.58% 56 0.55%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 111 1.09% 265 2.61%
Finance & insurance 92 0.91% 242 2.38%
Real estate & rental & leasing 19 0.19% 23 0.23%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 166 1.63% 172 1.69%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 67 0.66% 120 1.18%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 99 0.97% 52 0.51%
Educational, health & social services: 500 4.92% 1,711 16.85%
Educational services 159 1.57% 507 4.99%
Health care & social assistance 341 3.36% 1,204 11.85%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 113 1.11% 262 2.58%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 18 0.18% 16 0.16%
Accommodation & food services 95 0.94% 246 2.42%
Other services (except public administration) 272 2.68% 200 1.97%
Public administration 239 2.35% 391 3.85%

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

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