Columbia 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 943 54.83% 777 45.17%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 304 17.67% 239 13.90%
Management, business, & financial operations: 187 10.87% 69 4.01%
Management, except farm managers 79 4.59% 48 2.79%
Farmers & farm managers 94 5.47% 0 0.00%
Business & financial operations: 14 0.81% 21 1.22%
Business operations specialists 14 0.81% 5 0.29%
Financial specialists 0 0.00% 16 0.93%
Professional & related occupations: 117 6.80% 170 9.88%
Computer & mathematical 6 0.35% 11 0.64%
Architecture & engineering: 12 0.70% 0 0.00%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 1 0.06% 0 0.00%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 11 0.64% 0 0.00%
Life, physical, & social science 27 1.57% 7 0.41%
Community & social services 7 0.41% 25 1.45%
Legal 4 0.23% 4 0.23%
Education, training, & library 28 1.63% 62 3.60%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 13 0.76% 22 1.28%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 20 1.16% 39 2.27%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 17 0.99% 25 1.45%
Health technologists & technicians 3 0.17% 14 0.81%
Service occupations: 109 6.34% 204 11.86%
Healthcare support 4 0.23% 50 2.91%
Protective services: 49 2.85% 5 0.29%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 37 2.15% 5 0.29%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 12 0.70% 0 0.00%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 15 0.87% 39 2.27%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 39 2.27% 44 2.56%
Personal care & service 2 0.12% 66 3.84%
Sales & office occupations: 105 6.10% 267 15.52%
Sales & related occupations 59 3.43% 67 3.90%
Office & administrative support 46 2.67% 200 11.63%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 71 4.13% 15 0.87%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 178 10.35% 10 0.58%
Construction & extraction: 78 4.53% 10 0.58%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 8 0.47% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 67 3.90% 10 0.58%
Extraction 3 0.17% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 100 5.81% 0 0.00%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 176 10.23% 42 2.44%
Production 82 4.77% 34 1.98%
Transportation & material moving: 94 5.47% 8 0.47%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 6 0.35% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 36 2.09% 8 0.47%
Rail, water & other transportation 6 0.35% 0 0.00%
Material moving 46 2.67% 0 0.00%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 943 54.83% 777 45.17%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 201 11.69% 28 1.63%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 201 11.69% 28 1.63%
Mining 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Construction 93 5.41% 16 0.93%
Manufacturing 118 6.86% 32 1.86%
Wholesale trade 31 1.80% 15 0.87%
Retail trade 77 4.48% 57 3.31%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 95 5.52% 4 0.23%
Transportation & warehousing 49 2.85% 0 0.00%
Utilities 46 2.67% 4 0.23%
Information 13 0.76% 26 1.51%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 18 1.05% 63 3.66%
Finance & insurance 7 0.41% 48 2.79%
Real estate & rental & leasing 11 0.64% 15 0.87%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 32 1.86% 32 1.86%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 20 1.16% 22 1.28%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 12 0.70% 10 0.58%
Educational, health & social services: 82 4.77% 262 15.23%
Educational services 51 2.97% 93 5.41%
Health care & social assistance 31 1.80% 169 9.83%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 43 2.50% 96 5.58%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 8 0.47% 6 0.35%
Accommodation & food services 35 2.03% 90 5.23%
Other services (except public administration) 53 3.08% 73 4.24%
Public administration 87 5.06% 73 4.24%

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

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