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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 5,526 49.75% 5,581 50.25%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,365 12.29% 1,674 15.07%
Management, business, & financial operations: 647 5.83% 386 3.48%
Management, except farm managers 423 3.81% 220 1.98%
Farmers & farm managers 17 0.15% 0 0.00%
Business & financial operations: 207 1.86% 166 1.49%
Business operations specialists 84 0.76% 63 0.57%
Financial specialists 123 1.11% 103 0.93%
Professional & related occupations: 718 6.46% 1,288 11.60%
Computer & mathematical 64 0.58% 28 0.25%
Architecture & engineering: 60 0.54% 41 0.37%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 27 0.24% 8 0.07%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 33 0.30% 33 0.30%
Life, physical, & social science 43 0.39% 55 0.50%
Community & social services 86 0.77% 165 1.49%
Legal 35 0.32% 42 0.38%
Education, training, & library 193 1.74% 633 5.70%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 79 0.71% 63 0.57%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 158 1.42% 261 2.35%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 142 1.28% 158 1.42%
Health technologists & technicians 16 0.14% 103 0.93%
Service occupations: 800 7.20% 1,295 11.66%
Healthcare support 25 0.23% 337 3.03%
Protective services: 253 2.28% 73 0.66%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 180 1.62% 36 0.32%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 73 0.66% 37 0.33%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 226 2.03% 358 3.22%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 250 2.25% 213 1.92%
Personal care & service 46 0.41% 314 2.83%
Sales & office occupations: 964 8.68% 1,938 17.45%
Sales & related occupations 562 5.06% 785 7.07%
Office & administrative support 402 3.62% 1,153 10.38%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 32 0.29% 0 0.00%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 915 8.24% 21 0.19%
Construction & extraction: 524 4.72% 15 0.14%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 32 0.29% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 492 4.43% 15 0.14%
Extraction 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 391 3.52% 6 0.05%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 1,450 13.05% 653 5.88%
Production 786 7.08% 462 4.16%
Transportation & material moving: 664 5.98% 191 1.72%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 4 0.04% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 7 0.06% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 311 2.80% 50 0.45%
Rail, water & other transportation 22 0.20% 5 0.05%
Material moving 320 2.88% 136 1.22%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 5,526 49.75% 5,581 50.25%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 29 0.26% 8 0.07%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 17 0.15% 8 0.07%
Mining 12 0.11% 0 0.00%
Construction 604 5.44% 48 0.43%
Manufacturing 1,132 10.19% 404 3.64%
Wholesale trade 317 2.85% 123 1.11%
Retail trade 646 5.82% 826 7.44%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 304 2.74% 87 0.78%
Transportation & warehousing 280 2.52% 72 0.65%
Utilities 24 0.22% 15 0.14%
Information 134 1.21% 214 1.93%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 256 2.30% 287 2.58%
Finance & insurance 124 1.12% 174 1.57%
Real estate & rental & leasing 132 1.19% 113 1.02%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 398 3.58% 280 2.52%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 140 1.26% 190 1.71%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 258 2.32% 90 0.81%
Educational, health & social services: 533 4.80% 2,171 19.55%
Educational services 292 2.63% 1,002 9.02%
Health care & social assistance 241 2.17% 1,169 10.52%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 424 3.82% 589 5.30%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 58 0.52% 140 1.26%
Accommodation & food services 366 3.30% 449 4.04%
Other services (except public administration) 297 2.67% 304 2.74%
Public administration 452 4.07% 240 2.16%

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

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