Johnson 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 33,039 55.56% 26,425 44.44%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 6,992 11.76% 8,603 14.47%
Management, business, & financial operations: 3,625 6.10% 2,659 4.47%
Management, except farm managers 2,366 3.98% 1,365 2.30%
Farmers & farm managers 321 0.54% 46 0.08%
Business & financial operations: 938 1.58% 1,248 2.10%
Business operations specialists 566 0.95% 619 1.04%
Financial specialists 372 0.63% 629 1.06%
Professional & related occupations: 3,367 5.66% 5,944 10.00%
Computer & mathematical 564 0.95% 267 0.45%
Architecture & engineering: 767 1.29% 147 0.25%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 518 0.87% 91 0.15%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 249 0.42% 56 0.09%
Life, physical, & social science 82 0.14% 49 0.08%
Community & social services 382 0.64% 368 0.62%
Legal 82 0.14% 259 0.44%
Education, training, & library 575 0.97% 2,505 4.21%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 330 0.55% 278 0.47%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 585 0.98% 2,071 3.48%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 441 0.74% 1,219 2.05%
Health technologists & technicians 144 0.24% 852 1.43%
Service occupations: 3,012 5.07% 4,510 7.58%
Healthcare support 126 0.21% 1,123 1.89%
Protective services: 1,012 1.70% 302 0.51%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 804 1.35% 205 0.34%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 208 0.35% 97 0.16%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 668 1.12% 1,271 2.14%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 905 1.52% 575 0.97%
Personal care & service 301 0.51% 1,239 2.08%
Sales & office occupations: 5,328 8.96% 11,019 18.53%
Sales & related occupations 3,364 5.66% 3,232 5.44%
Office & administrative support 1,964 3.30% 7,787 13.10%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 175 0.29% 38 0.06%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 8,379 14.09% 222 0.37%
Construction & extraction: 4,650 7.82% 89 0.15%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 901 1.52% 12 0.02%
Construction trades 3,712 6.24% 73 0.12%
Extraction 37 0.06% 4 0.01%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 3,729 6.27% 133 0.22%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 9,153 15.39% 2,033 3.42%
Production 5,323 8.95% 1,455 2.45%
Transportation & material moving: 3,830 6.44% 578 0.97%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 51 0.09% 14 0.02%
Aircraft & traffic control 59 0.10% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 1,984 3.34% 242 0.41%
Rail, water & other transportation 320 0.54% 31 0.05%
Material moving 1,416 2.38% 291 0.49%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 33,039 55.56% 26,425 44.44%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 644 1.08% 203 0.34%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 520 0.87% 111 0.19%
Mining 124 0.21% 92 0.15%
Construction 5,695 9.58% 575 0.97%
Manufacturing 8,496 14.29% 2,937 4.94%
Wholesale trade 1,748 2.94% 705 1.19%
Retail trade 3,787 6.37% 3,902 6.56%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 2,782 4.68% 876 1.47%
Transportation & warehousing 2,257 3.80% 704 1.18%
Utilities 525 0.88% 172 0.29%
Information 660 1.11% 500 0.84%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 978 1.64% 2,129 3.58%
Finance & insurance 573 0.96% 1,719 2.89%
Real estate & rental & leasing 405 0.68% 410 0.69%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 1,789 3.01% 1,917 3.22%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 814 1.37% 1,166 1.96%
Management of companies & enterprises 15 0.03% 17 0.03%
Administrative & support & waste management services 960 1.61% 734 1.23%
Educational, health & social services: 2,146 3.61% 8,488 14.27%
Educational services 1,076 1.81% 3,484 5.86%
Health care & social assistance 1,070 1.80% 5,004 8.42%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 1,295 2.18% 1,789 3.01%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 279 0.47% 289 0.49%
Accommodation & food services 1,016 1.71% 1,500 2.52%
Other services (except public administration) 1,705 2.87% 1,353 2.28%
Public administration 1,314 2.21% 1,051 1.77%

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

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