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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 166,876 55.38% 134,430 44.62%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 42,097 13.97% 46,699 15.50%
Management, business, & financial operations: 19,341 6.42% 14,742 4.89%
Management, except farm managers 11,431 3.79% 7,434 2.47%
Farmers & farm managers 3,176 1.05% 384 0.13%
Business & financial operations: 4,734 1.57% 6,924 2.30%
Business operations specialists 2,243 0.74% 3,064 1.02%
Financial specialists 2,491 0.83% 3,860 1.28%
Professional & related occupations: 22,756 7.55% 31,957 10.61%
Computer & mathematical 1,947 0.65% 734 0.24%
Architecture & engineering: 3,031 1.01% 477 0.16%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 2,040 0.68% 286 0.09%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 991 0.33% 191 0.06%
Life, physical, & social science 1,167 0.39% 716 0.24%
Community & social services 2,638 0.88% 3,048 1.01%
Legal 1,411 0.47% 1,594 0.53%
Education, training, & library 6,356 2.11% 15,141 5.03%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 2,132 0.71% 1,826 0.61%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 4,074 1.35% 8,421 2.79%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 3,121 1.04% 5,820 1.93%
Health technologists & technicians 953 0.32% 2,601 0.86%
Service occupations: 22,762 7.55% 25,903 8.60%
Healthcare support 1,025 0.34% 5,914 1.96%
Protective services: 5,416 1.80% 1,193 0.40%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 3,357 1.11% 713 0.24%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 2,059 0.68% 480 0.16%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 6,257 2.08% 7,706 2.56%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 8,151 2.71% 3,542 1.18%
Personal care & service 1,913 0.63% 7,548 2.51%
Sales & office occupations: 28,984 9.62% 49,315 16.37%
Sales & related occupations 18,194 6.04% 14,696 4.88%
Office & administrative support 10,790 3.58% 34,619 11.49%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 15,717 5.22% 4,063 1.35%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 25,091 8.33% 607 0.20%
Construction & extraction: 13,309 4.42% 285 0.09%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 1,853 0.61% 41 0.01%
Construction trades 11,309 3.75% 218 0.07%
Extraction 147 0.05% 26 0.01%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 11,782 3.91% 322 0.11%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 32,225 10.70% 7,843 2.60%
Production 14,646 4.86% 4,942 1.64%
Transportation & material moving: 17,579 5.83% 2,901 0.96%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 316 0.10% 86 0.03%
Aircraft & traffic control 323 0.11% 25 0.01%
Motor vehicle operators 9,272 3.08% 1,003 0.33%
Rail, water & other transportation 519 0.17% 112 0.04%
Material moving 7,149 2.37% 1,675 0.56%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 166,876 55.38% 134,430 44.62%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 21,154 7.02% 4,053 1.35%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 20,856 6.92% 4,035 1.34%
Mining 298 0.10% 18 0.01%
Construction 15,319 5.08% 1,735 0.58%
Manufacturing 18,347 6.09% 6,651 2.21%
Wholesale trade 10,115 3.36% 5,039 1.67%
Retail trade 18,630 6.18% 15,141 5.03%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 10,876 3.61% 2,830 0.94%
Transportation & warehousing 8,995 2.99% 2,288 0.76%
Utilities 1,881 0.62% 542 0.18%
Information 3,585 1.19% 2,865 0.95%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 6,870 2.28% 9,756 3.24%
Finance & insurance 3,996 1.33% 7,147 2.37%
Real estate & rental & leasing 2,874 0.95% 2,609 0.87%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 12,888 4.28% 9,128 3.03%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 5,348 1.77% 5,230 1.74%
Management of companies & enterprises 0 0.00% 20 0.01%
Administrative & support & waste management services 7,540 2.50% 3,878 1.29%
Educational, health & social services: 19,613 6.51% 49,097 16.29%
Educational services 10,836 3.60% 22,196 7.37%
Health care & social assistance 8,777 2.91% 26,901 8.93%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 11,051 3.67% 10,735 3.56%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 2,482 0.82% 1,497 0.50%
Accommodation & food services 8,569 2.84% 9,238 3.07%
Other services (except public administration) 8,631 2.86% 6,686 2.22%
Public administration 9,797 3.25% 10,714 3.56%

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

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