McLennan 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 49,414 52.53% 44,662 47.47%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 13,302 14.14% 14,928 15.87%
Management, business, & financial operations: 5,731 6.09% 3,922 4.17%
Management, except farm managers 4,145 4.41% 2,338 2.49%
Farmers & farm managers 363 0.39% 46 0.05%
Business & financial operations: 1,223 1.30% 1,538 1.63%
Business operations specialists 637 0.68% 696 0.74%
Financial specialists 586 0.62% 842 0.90%
Professional & related occupations: 7,571 8.05% 11,006 11.70%
Computer & mathematical 864 0.92% 366 0.39%
Architecture & engineering: 1,120 1.19% 167 0.18%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 781 0.83% 96 0.10%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 339 0.36% 71 0.08%
Life, physical, & social science 278 0.30% 186 0.20%
Community & social services 948 1.01% 1,056 1.12%
Legal 394 0.42% 329 0.35%
Education, training, & library 2,012 2.14% 4,786 5.09%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 882 0.94% 734 0.78%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 1,073 1.14% 3,382 3.59%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 771 0.82% 1,915 2.04%
Health technologists & technicians 302 0.32% 1,467 1.56%
Service occupations: 6,404 6.81% 8,675 9.22%
Healthcare support 273 0.29% 1,815 1.93%
Protective services: 1,393 1.48% 477 0.51%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 950 1.01% 267 0.28%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 443 0.47% 210 0.22%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 2,199 2.34% 2,799 2.98%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 2,029 2.16% 1,398 1.49%
Personal care & service 510 0.54% 2,186 2.32%
Sales & office occupations: 8,903 9.46% 17,089 18.17%
Sales & related occupations 5,145 5.47% 5,390 5.73%
Office & administrative support 3,758 3.99% 11,699 12.44%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 233 0.25% 108 0.11%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 9,490 10.09% 332 0.35%
Construction & extraction: 5,090 5.41% 174 0.18%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 711 0.76% 16 0.02%
Construction trades 4,303 4.57% 158 0.17%
Extraction 76 0.08% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 4,400 4.68% 158 0.17%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 11,082 11.78% 3,530 3.75%
Production 5,722 6.08% 2,889 3.07%
Transportation & material moving: 5,360 5.70% 641 0.68%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 114 0.12% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 125 0.13% 7 0.01%
Motor vehicle operators 2,616 2.78% 193 0.21%
Rail, water & other transportation 239 0.25% 9 0.01%
Material moving 2,266 2.41% 432 0.46%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 49,414 52.53% 44,662 47.47%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 885 0.94% 120 0.13%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 672 0.71% 117 0.12%
Mining 213 0.23% 3 0.00%
Construction 5,680 6.04% 589 0.63%
Manufacturing 9,927 10.55% 4,107 4.37%
Wholesale trade 2,273 2.42% 700 0.74%
Retail trade 6,026 6.41% 5,668 6.02%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 3,035 3.23% 829 0.88%
Transportation & warehousing 2,401 2.55% 640 0.68%
Utilities 634 0.67% 189 0.20%
Information 1,158 1.23% 1,018 1.08%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 2,223 2.36% 4,070 4.33%
Finance & insurance 1,482 1.58% 3,242 3.45%
Real estate & rental & leasing 741 0.79% 828 0.88%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 3,263 3.47% 2,904 3.09%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 1,466 1.56% 1,550 1.65%
Management of companies & enterprises 12 0.01% 10 0.01%
Administrative & support & waste management services 1,785 1.90% 1,344 1.43%
Educational, health & social services: 6,242 6.64% 16,389 17.42%
Educational services 3,811 4.05% 7,828 8.32%
Health care & social assistance 2,431 2.58% 8,561 9.10%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 3,389 3.60% 3,747 3.98%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 628 0.67% 569 0.60%
Accommodation & food services 2,761 2.93% 3,178 3.38%
Other services (except public administration) 3,152 3.35% 2,618 2.78%
Public administration 2,161 2.30% 1,903 2.02%

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

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