Brooke 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 5,901 54.12% 5,003 45.88%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,072 9.83% 1,585 14.54%
Management, business, & financial operations: 433 3.97% 319 2.93%
Management, except farm managers 351 3.22% 170 1.56%
Farmers & farm managers 11 0.10% 22 0.20%
Business & financial operations: 71 0.65% 127 1.16%
Business operations specialists 46 0.42% 11 0.10%
Financial specialists 25 0.23% 116 1.06%
Professional & related occupations: 639 5.86% 1,266 11.61%
Computer & mathematical 81 0.74% 36 0.33%
Architecture & engineering: 125 1.15% 16 0.15%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 85 0.78% 6 0.06%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 40 0.37% 10 0.09%
Life, physical, & social science 9 0.08% 10 0.09%
Community & social services 63 0.58% 114 1.05%
Legal 47 0.43% 24 0.22%
Education, training, & library 148 1.36% 417 3.82%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 45 0.41% 75 0.69%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 121 1.11% 574 5.26%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 80 0.73% 392 3.60%
Health technologists & technicians 41 0.38% 182 1.67%
Service occupations: 592 5.43% 1,184 10.86%
Healthcare support 28 0.26% 361 3.31%
Protective services: 138 1.27% 43 0.39%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 69 0.63% 6 0.06%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 69 0.63% 37 0.34%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 172 1.58% 366 3.36%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 210 1.93% 244 2.24%
Personal care & service 44 0.40% 170 1.56%
Sales & office occupations: 749 6.87% 1,991 18.26%
Sales & related occupations 377 3.46% 712 6.53%
Office & administrative support 372 3.41% 1,279 11.73%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 11 0.10% 0 0.00%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,263 11.58% 16 0.15%
Construction & extraction: 737 6.76% 7 0.06%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 83 0.76% 7 0.06%
Construction trades 603 5.53% 0 0.00%
Extraction 51 0.47% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 526 4.82% 9 0.08%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 2,214 20.30% 227 2.08%
Production 1,127 10.34% 121 1.11%
Transportation & material moving: 1,087 9.97% 106 0.97%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 18 0.17% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 8 0.07% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 524 4.81% 35 0.32%
Rail, water & other transportation 78 0.72% 9 0.08%
Material moving 459 4.21% 62 0.57%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 5,901 54.12% 5,003 45.88%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 127 1.16% 22 0.20%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 24 0.22% 22 0.20%
Mining 103 0.94% 0 0.00%
Construction 548 5.03% 69 0.63%
Manufacturing 2,172 19.92% 313 2.87%
Wholesale trade 169 1.55% 48 0.44%
Retail trade 509 4.67% 713 6.54%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 596 5.47% 87 0.80%
Transportation & warehousing 484 4.44% 87 0.80%
Utilities 112 1.03% 0 0.00%
Information 95 0.87% 78 0.72%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 133 1.22% 354 3.25%
Finance & insurance 76 0.70% 289 2.65%
Real estate & rental & leasing 57 0.52% 65 0.60%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 353 3.24% 381 3.49%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 127 1.16% 198 1.82%
Management of companies & enterprises 18 0.17% 7 0.06%
Administrative & support & waste management services 208 1.91% 176 1.61%
Educational, health & social services: 474 4.35% 2,144 19.66%
Educational services 302 2.77% 724 6.64%
Health care & social assistance 172 1.58% 1,420 13.02%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 350 3.21% 472 4.33%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 68 0.62% 82 0.75%
Accommodation & food services 282 2.59% 390 3.58%
Other services (except public administration) 250 2.29% 176 1.61%
Public administration 125 1.15% 146 1.34%

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

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