Waushara 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 5,628 53.45% 4,902 46.55%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,170 11.11% 1,302 12.36%
Management, business, & financial operations: 745 7.08% 418 3.97%
Management, except farm managers 367 3.49% 250 2.37%
Farmers & farm managers 292 2.77% 57 0.54%
Business & financial operations: 86 0.82% 111 1.05%
Business operations specialists 53 0.50% 37 0.35%
Financial specialists 33 0.31% 74 0.70%
Professional & related occupations: 425 4.04% 884 8.40%
Computer & mathematical 25 0.24% 29 0.28%
Architecture & engineering: 78 0.74% 24 0.23%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 43 0.41% 5 0.05%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 35 0.33% 19 0.18%
Life, physical, & social science 49 0.47% 20 0.19%
Community & social services 64 0.61% 105 1.00%
Legal 9 0.09% 17 0.16%
Education, training, & library 88 0.84% 359 3.41%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 41 0.39% 62 0.59%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 71 0.67% 268 2.55%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 45 0.43% 137 1.30%
Health technologists & technicians 26 0.25% 131 1.24%
Service occupations: 538 5.11% 1,153 10.95%
Healthcare support 28 0.27% 327 3.11%
Protective services: 115 1.09% 25 0.24%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 105 1.00% 23 0.22%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 10 0.09% 2 0.02%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 178 1.69% 459 4.36%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 181 1.72% 163 1.55%
Personal care & service 36 0.34% 179 1.70%
Sales & office occupations: 690 6.55% 1,566 14.87%
Sales & related occupations 388 3.68% 443 4.21%
Office & administrative support 302 2.87% 1,123 10.66%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 234 2.22% 69 0.66%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,146 10.88% 26 0.25%
Construction & extraction: 651 6.18% 14 0.13%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 60 0.57% 0 0.00%
Construction trades 585 5.56% 14 0.13%
Extraction 6 0.06% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 495 4.70% 12 0.11%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 1,850 17.57% 786 7.46%
Production 1,120 10.64% 587 5.57%
Transportation & material moving: 730 6.93% 199 1.89%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 6 0.06% 0 0.00%
Aircraft & traffic control 5 0.05% 0 0.00%
Motor vehicle operators 434 4.12% 75 0.71%
Rail, water & other transportation 18 0.17% 10 0.09%
Material moving 267 2.54% 114 1.08%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 5,628 53.45% 4,902 46.55%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 593 5.63% 156 1.48%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 586 5.57% 155 1.47%
Mining 7 0.07% 1 0.01%
Construction 799 7.59% 56 0.53%
Manufacturing 1,563 14.84% 763 7.25%
Wholesale trade 235 2.23% 95 0.90%
Retail trade 502 4.77% 596 5.66%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 475 4.51% 142 1.35%
Transportation & warehousing 422 4.01% 118 1.12%
Utilities 53 0.50% 24 0.23%
Information 58 0.55% 78 0.74%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 114 1.08% 288 2.74%
Finance & insurance 44 0.42% 232 2.20%
Real estate & rental & leasing 70 0.66% 56 0.53%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 169 1.60% 219 2.08%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 85 0.81% 133 1.26%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Administrative & support & waste management services 84 0.80% 86 0.82%
Educational, health & social services: 345 3.28% 1,545 14.67%
Educational services 173 1.64% 514 4.88%
Health care & social assistance 172 1.63% 1,031 9.79%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 294 2.79% 496 4.71%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 53 0.50% 33 0.31%
Accommodation & food services 241 2.29% 463 4.40%
Other services (except public administration) 235 2.23% 227 2.16%
Public administration 246 2.34% 241 2.29%

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

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