Adams 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 100,355 55.22% 81,366 44.78%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 23,571 12.97% 24,976 13.74%
Management, business, & financial operations: 11,627 6.40% 10,346 5.69%
Management, except farm managers 8,705 4.79% 5,747 3.16%
Farmers & farm managers 228 0.13% 82 0.05%
Business & financial operations: 2,694 1.48% 4,517 2.49%
Business operations specialists 1,410 0.78% 2,132 1.17%
Financial specialists 1,284 0.71% 2,385 1.31%
Professional & related occupations: 11,944 6.57% 14,630 8.05%
Computer & mathematical 3,602 1.98% 1,962 1.08%
Architecture & engineering: 3,557 1.96% 608 0.33%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 2,206 1.21% 373 0.21%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 1,351 0.74% 235 0.13%
Life, physical, & social science 676 0.37% 549 0.30%
Community & social services 617 0.34% 1,113 0.61%
Legal 359 0.20% 806 0.44%
Education, training, & library 1,182 0.65% 4,539 2.50%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 1,060 0.58% 1,001 0.55%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 891 0.49% 4,052 2.23%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 605 0.33% 2,689 1.48%
Health technologists & technicians 286 0.16% 1,363 0.75%
Service occupations: 10,269 5.65% 13,281 7.31%
Healthcare support 314 0.17% 2,097 1.15%
Protective services: 2,245 1.24% 585 0.32%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 1,196 0.66% 217 0.12%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 1,049 0.58% 368 0.20%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 3,440 1.89% 4,547 2.50%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 3,226 1.78% 2,227 1.23%
Personal care & service 1,044 0.57% 3,825 2.10%
Sales & office occupations: 18,185 10.01% 34,866 19.19%
Sales & related occupations 9,480 5.22% 9,783 5.38%
Office & administrative support 8,705 4.79% 25,083 13.80%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 404 0.22% 136 0.07%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 24,769 13.63% 1,195 0.66%
Construction & extraction: 15,449 8.50% 454 0.25%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 1,894 1.04% 38 0.02%
Construction trades 13,388 7.37% 416 0.23%
Extraction 167 0.09% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 9,320 5.13% 741 0.41%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 23,157 12.74% 6,912 3.80%
Production 9,492 5.22% 4,660 2.56%
Transportation & material moving: 13,665 7.52% 2,252 1.24%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 470 0.26% 111 0.06%
Aircraft & traffic control 214 0.12% 24 0.01%
Motor vehicle operators 7,181 3.95% 823 0.45%
Rail, water & other transportation 840 0.46% 143 0.08%
Material moving 4,960 2.73% 1,151 0.63%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 100,355 55.22% 81,366 44.78%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 1,080 0.59% 562 0.31%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 718 0.40% 301 0.17%
Mining 362 0.20% 261 0.14%
Construction 18,371 10.11% 2,134 1.17%
Manufacturing 14,401 7.92% 7,431 4.09%
Wholesale trade 6,868 3.78% 3,320 1.83%
Retail trade 11,718 6.45% 10,654 5.86%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 10,385 5.71% 4,379 2.41%
Transportation & warehousing 9,380 5.16% 3,869 2.13%
Utilities 1,005 0.55% 510 0.28%
Information 4,651 2.56% 4,254 2.34%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 4,019 2.21% 7,558 4.16%
Finance & insurance 2,190 1.21% 5,711 3.14%
Real estate & rental & leasing 1,829 1.01% 1,847 1.02%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 9,631 5.30% 8,840 4.86%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 4,829 2.66% 4,968 2.73%
Management of companies & enterprises 14 0.01% 46 0.03%
Administrative & support & waste management services 4,788 2.63% 3,826 2.11%
Educational, health & social services: 5,164 2.84% 17,948 9.88%
Educational services 2,817 1.55% 6,733 3.71%
Health care & social assistance 2,347 1.29% 11,215 6.17%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 6,124 3.37% 6,689 3.68%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 1,219 0.67% 1,131 0.62%
Accommodation & food services 4,905 2.70% 5,558 3.06%
Other services (except public administration) 4,796 2.64% 4,010 2.21%
Public administration 3,147 1.73% 3,587 1.97%

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

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