Mineral 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 6,499 55.13% 5,289 44.87%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,203 10.21% 1,416 12.01%
Management, business, & financial operations: 484 4.11% 313 2.66%
Management, except farm managers 357 3.03% 210 1.78%
Farmers & farm managers 37 0.31% 8 0.07%
Business & financial operations: 90 0.76% 95 0.81%
Business operations specialists 67 0.57% 46 0.39%
Financial specialists 23 0.20% 49 0.42%
Professional & related occupations: 719 6.10% 1,103 9.36%
Computer & mathematical 26 0.22% 0 0.00%
Architecture & engineering: 163 1.38% 17 0.14%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 102 0.87% 6 0.05%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 61 0.52% 11 0.09%
Life, physical, & social science 52 0.44% 0 0.00%
Community & social services 64 0.54% 112 0.95%
Legal 15 0.13% 23 0.20%
Education, training, & library 236 2.00% 461 3.91%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 30 0.25% 67 0.57%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 133 1.13% 423 3.59%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 87 0.74% 265 2.25%
Health technologists & technicians 46 0.39% 158 1.34%
Service occupations: 709 6.01% 1,337 11.34%
Healthcare support 38 0.32% 362 3.07%
Protective services: 195 1.65% 31 0.26%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 161 1.37% 25 0.21%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 34 0.29% 6 0.05%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 174 1.48% 480 4.07%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 268 2.27% 166 1.41%
Personal care & service 34 0.29% 298 2.53%
Sales & office occupations: 822 6.97% 1,951 16.55%
Sales & related occupations 388 3.29% 706 5.99%
Office & administrative support 434 3.68% 1,245 10.56%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 51 0.43% 22 0.19%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,533 13.00% 46 0.39%
Construction & extraction: 850 7.21% 29 0.25%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 105 0.89% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 717 6.08% 29 0.25%
Extraction 28 0.24% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 683 5.79% 17 0.14%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 2,181 18.50% 517 4.39%
Production 1,211 10.27% 366 3.10%
Transportation & material moving: 970 8.23% 151 1.28%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 10 0.08% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 439 3.72% 42 0.36%
Rail, water & other transportation 72 0.61% 10 0.08%
Material moving 449 3.81% 99 0.84%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 6,499 55.13% 5,289 44.87%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 112 0.95% 17 0.14%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 67 0.57% 17 0.14%
Mining 45 0.38% 0 0.00%
Construction 722 6.12% 96 0.81%
Manufacturing 1,853 15.72% 461 3.91%
Wholesale trade 109 0.92% 34 0.29%
Retail trade 613 5.20% 811 6.88%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 880 7.47% 112 0.95%
Transportation & warehousing 556 4.72% 101 0.86%
Utilities 324 2.75% 11 0.09%
Information 151 1.28% 107 0.91%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 137 1.16% 279 2.37%
Finance & insurance 89 0.76% 234 1.99%
Real estate & rental & leasing 48 0.41% 45 0.38%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 296 2.51% 229 1.94%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 141 1.20% 108 0.92%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 155 1.31% 121 1.03%
Educational, health & social services: 728 6.18% 2,005 17.01%
Educational services 464 3.94% 757 6.42%
Health care & social assistance 264 2.24% 1,248 10.59%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 289 2.45% 545 4.62%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 68 0.58% 42 0.36%
Accommodation & food services 221 1.87% 503 4.27%
Other services (except public administration) 295 2.50% 335 2.84%
Public administration 314 2.66% 258 2.19%

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

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