St. Croix 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 18,698 53.57% 16,207 46.43%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 5,749 16.47% 5,995 17.18%
Management, business, & financial operations: 2,982 8.54% 2,177 6.24%
Management, except farm managers 1,852 5.31% 1,210 3.47%
Farmers & farm managers 537 1.54% 126 0.36%
Business & financial operations: 593 1.70% 841 2.41%
Business operations specialists 331 0.95% 392 1.12%
Financial specialists 262 0.75% 449 1.29%
Professional & related occupations: 2,767 7.93% 3,818 10.94%
Computer & mathematical 571 1.64% 361 1.03%
Architecture & engineering: 791 2.27% 131 0.38%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 534 1.53% 77 0.22%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 257 0.74% 54 0.15%
Life, physical, & social science 195 0.56% 121 0.35%
Community & social services 121 0.35% 286 0.82%
Legal 115 0.33% 182 0.52%
Education, training, & library 521 1.49% 1,261 3.61%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 190 0.54% 301 0.86%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 263 0.75% 1,175 3.37%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 194 0.56% 679 1.95%
Health technologists & technicians 69 0.20% 496 1.42%
Service occupations: 1,468 4.21% 2,910 8.34%
Healthcare support 29 0.08% 637 1.82%
Protective services: 297 0.85% 70 0.20%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 209 0.60% 36 0.10%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 88 0.25% 34 0.10%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 477 1.37% 1,014 2.91%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 496 1.42% 357 1.02%
Personal care & service 169 0.48% 832 2.38%
Sales & office occupations: 2,924 8.38% 5,597 16.03%
Sales & related occupations 1,795 5.14% 1,573 4.51%
Office & administrative support 1,129 3.23% 4,024 11.53%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 222 0.64% 99 0.28%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 3,382 9.69% 127 0.36%
Construction & extraction: 1,900 5.44% 77 0.22%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 260 0.74% 11 0.03%
Construction trades 1,637 4.69% 66 0.19%
Extraction 3 0.01% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 1,482 4.25% 50 0.14%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 4,953 14.19% 1,479 4.24%
Production 3,143 9.00% 1,163 3.33%
Transportation & material moving: 1,810 5.19% 316 0.91%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 69 0.20% 14 0.04%
Aircraft & traffic control 110 0.32% 4 0.01%
Motor vehicle operators 917 2.63% 80 0.23%
Rail, water & other transportation 111 0.32% 36 0.10%
Material moving 603 1.73% 182 0.52%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 18,698 53.57% 16,207 46.43%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 848 2.43% 245 0.70%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 817 2.34% 245 0.70%
Mining 31 0.09% 0 0.00%
Construction 2,330 6.68% 251 0.72%
Manufacturing 5,559 15.93% 2,709 7.76%
Wholesale trade 626 1.79% 211 0.60%
Retail trade 1,931 5.53% 1,830 5.24%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 1,608 4.61% 523 1.50%
Transportation & warehousing 1,358 3.89% 451 1.29%
Utilities 250 0.72% 72 0.21%
Information 365 1.05% 245 0.70%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 824 2.36% 1,647 4.72%
Finance & insurance 620 1.78% 1,397 4.00%
Real estate & rental & leasing 204 0.58% 250 0.72%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 1,253 3.59% 1,104 3.16%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 880 2.52% 762 2.18%
Management of companies & enterprises 7 0.02% 40 0.11%
Administrative & support & waste management services 366 1.05% 302 0.87%
Educational, health & social services: 1,286 3.68% 4,839 13.86%
Educational services 883 2.53% 1,763 5.05%
Health care & social assistance 403 1.15% 3,076 8.81%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 919 2.63% 1,290 3.70%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 252 0.72% 241 0.69%
Accommodation & food services 667 1.91% 1,049 3.01%
Other services (except public administration) 618 1.77% 727 2.08%
Public administration 531 1.52% 586 1.68%

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

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