Grand 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 4,253 56.56% 3,267 43.44%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 1,154 15.35% 1,102 14.65%
Management, business, & financial operations: 692 9.20% 520 6.91%
Management, except farm managers 527 7.01% 303 4.03%
Farmers & farm managers 69 0.92% 27 0.36%
Business & financial operations: 96 1.28% 190 2.53%
Business operations specialists 64 0.85% 77 1.02%
Financial specialists 32 0.43% 113 1.50%
Professional & related occupations: 462 6.14% 582 7.74%
Computer & mathematical 60 0.80% 53 0.70%
Architecture & engineering: 52 0.69% 2 0.03%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 24 0.32% 2 0.03%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 28 0.37% 0 0.00%
Life, physical, & social science 33 0.44% 46 0.61%
Community & social services 31 0.41% 33 0.44%
Legal 30 0.40% 32 0.43%
Education, training, & library 81 1.08% 217 2.89%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 109 1.45% 85 1.13%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 66 0.88% 114 1.52%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 41 0.55% 77 1.02%
Health technologists & technicians 25 0.33% 37 0.49%
Service occupations: 619 8.23% 715 9.51%
Healthcare support 13 0.17% 41 0.55%
Protective services: 140 1.86% 28 0.37%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 46 0.61% 8 0.11%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 94 1.25% 20 0.27%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 237 3.15% 287 3.82%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 155 2.06% 204 2.71%
Personal care & service 74 0.98% 155 2.06%
Sales & office occupations: 574 7.63% 1,229 16.34%
Sales & related occupations 417 5.55% 523 6.95%
Office & administrative support 157 2.09% 706 9.39%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 159 2.11% 45 0.60%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 1,197 15.92% 41 0.55%
Construction & extraction: 850 11.30% 27 0.36%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 133 1.77% 3 0.04%
Construction trades 665 8.84% 24 0.32%
Extraction 52 0.69% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 347 4.61% 14 0.19%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 550 7.31% 135 1.80%
Production 229 3.05% 69 0.92%
Transportation & material moving: 321 4.27% 66 0.88%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 17 0.23% 6 0.08%
Aircraft & traffic control 17 0.23% 5 0.07%
Motor vehicle operators 206 2.74% 30 0.40%
Rail, water & other transportation 22 0.29% 0 0.00%
Material moving 59 0.78% 25 0.33%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 4,253 56.56% 3,267 43.44%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 392 5.21% 118 1.57%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 240 3.19% 114 1.52%
Mining 152 2.02% 4 0.05%
Construction 968 12.87% 103 1.37%
Manufacturing 164 2.18% 77 1.02%
Wholesale trade 90 1.20% 34 0.45%
Retail trade 432 5.74% 435 5.78%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 232 3.09% 93 1.24%
Transportation & warehousing 142 1.89% 61 0.81%
Utilities 90 1.20% 32 0.43%
Information 78 1.04% 102 1.36%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 253 3.36% 313 4.16%
Finance & insurance 32 0.43% 89 1.18%
Real estate & rental & leasing 221 2.94% 224 2.98%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 235 3.13% 251 3.34%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 168 2.23% 173 2.30%
Management of companies & enterprises 11 0.15% 3 0.04%
Administrative & support & waste management services 56 0.74% 75 1.00%
Educational, health & social services: 275 3.66% 586 7.79%
Educational services 113 1.50% 260 3.46%
Health care & social assistance 162 2.15% 326 4.34%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 849 11.29% 864 11.49%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 197 2.62% 110 1.46%
Accommodation & food services 652 8.67% 754 10.03%
Other services (except public administration) 135 1.80% 124 1.65%
Public administration 150 1.99% 167 2.22%

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

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