HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
10. Employed persons by occupation, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex
[Percent distribution]
Occupation, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

139,869 142,469 74,290 75,555 65,579 66,914

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

37.6 37.9 34.4 34.7 41.2 41.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.4 15.9 16.5 16.9 14.2 14.8

Professional and related occupations

22.1 22.0 17.9 17.8 27.0 26.8

Service occupations

17.7 17.9 14.7 14.7 21.1 21.4

Sales and office occupations

23.6 23.3 16.8 16.7 31.4 30.6

Sales and related occupations

11.0 10.8 10.4 10.5 11.6 11.3

Office and administrative support occupations

12.7 12.4 6.3 6.3 19.9 19.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.3 9.0 16.8 16.2 0.8 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.1 1.0 0.3 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.1 4.9 9.4 9.0 0.2 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.4 6.3 6.2 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.8 11.9 17.4 17.6 5.4 5.5

Production occupations

5.8 5.9 7.8 8.1 3.5 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.9 6.0 9.5 9.5 1.9 2.0

White

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

114,690 114,769 61,920 61,990 52,770 52,779

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.3 38.7 34.9 35.3 42.3 42.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.1 16.6 17.4 17.8 14.7 15.2

Professional and related occupations

22.2 22.0 17.6 17.4 27.6 27.4

Service occupations

16.6 16.6 13.8 13.6 19.9 20.0

Sales and office occupations

23.6 23.3 16.6 16.5 31.8 31.2

Sales and related occupations

11.1 10.9 10.7 10.7 11.6 11.3

Office and administrative support occupations

12.5 12.3 5.9 5.9 20.2 20.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.1 9.8 17.9 17.4 0.9 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.2 1.1 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.6 5.4 10.1 9.9 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.7 3.6 6.6 6.5 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.4 11.7 16.8 17.2 5.1 5.2

Production occupations

5.7 5.8 7.8 8.0 3.3 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.7 5.8 9.0 9.1 1.8 1.9

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

15,051 15,856 6,953 7,302 8,098 8,553

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

29.2 29.5 23.5 23.8 34.1 34.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.5 11.1 9.7 10.2 11.2 11.9

Professional and related occupations

18.7 18.4 13.8 13.6 22.9 22.4

Service occupations

25.4 25.5 22.3 22.5 28.0 28.0

Sales and office occupations

24.9 24.6 18.0 18.7 30.8 29.7

Sales and related occupations

10.0 10.3 8.2 9.2 11.5 11.2

Office and administrative support occupations

14.9 14.4 9.8 9.5 19.3 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.6 5.6 11.6 11.3 0.5 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

2.8 2.7 5.9 5.7 0.1 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.6 2.6 5.3 5.2 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14.9 14.8 24.6 23.6 6.7 7.2

Production occupations

5.9 6.2 8.1 8.5 4.1 4.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.0 8.6 16.5 15.2 2.6 2.9

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

6,867 7,705 3,703 4,085 3,165 3,620

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

46.9 48.5 49.1 50.0 44.4 46.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.2 16.9 16.9 17.6 15.4 16.2

Professional and related occupations

30.8 31.5 32.3 32.4 29.0 30.6

Service occupations

17.7 18.4 14.2 14.9 21.8 22.3

Sales and office occupations

21.3 20.3 17.1 16.8 26.3 24.3

Sales and related occupations

10.8 10.6 10.4 10.6 11.4 10.6

Office and administrative support occupations

10.5 9.7 6.7 6.2 14.9 13.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.8 3.6 6.5 6.3 0.6 0.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1.5 1.4 2.8 2.6 0.1 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.0 1.9 3.5 3.5 0.3 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.2 9.3 13.0 12.1 6.9 6.2

Production occupations

6.9 6.3 7.8 7.5 6.0 5.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.3 3.0 5.3 4.6 0.9 1.1

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

20,269 21,878 12,049 12,643 8,220 9,235

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

19.5 20.6 15.6 16.8 25.2 25.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.2 8.9 7.7 8.4 8.9 9.5

Professional and related occupations

11.3 11.8 7.9 8.4 16.3 16.4

Service occupations

25.7 26.3 21.9 22.0 31.2 32.2

Sales and office occupations

21.6 21.3 14.6 14.2 31.8 30.9

Sales and related occupations

9.5 9.6 7.8 7.7 12.2 12.1

Office and administrative support occupations

12.0 11.7 6.8 6.5 19.6 18.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.3 14.9 26.1 24.7 1.8 1.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.1 2.0 2.8 2.7 1.1 1.1

Construction and extraction occupations

10.3 9.3 17.1 15.8 0.4 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.8 3.7 6.2 6.2 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17.0 16.9 21.8 22.2 10.1 9.5

Production occupations

8.7 8.4 9.8 10.0 7.1 6.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.3 8.5 12.0 12.2 3.0 3.3

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: February 5, 2013