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
2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

146,305 148,834 77,692 79,131 68,613 69,703

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.3 38.9 34.9 35.5 42.2 42.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.8 16.2 16.8 17.2 14.8 15.1

Professional and related occupations

22.5 22.7 18.1 18.3 27.4 27.8

Service occupations

17.7 17.4 14.4 14.2 21.4 21.1

Sales and office occupations

22.8 22.6 16.4 16.4 30.1 29.6

Sales and related occupations

10.7 10.5 10.2 10.1 11.2 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

12.1 12.0 6.2 6.3 18.9 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.3 9.2 16.7 16.5 0.9 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.2 5.1 9.6 9.4 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.3 3.4 6.1 6.1 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.9 11.9 17.6 17.4 5.5 5.5

Production occupations

5.8 5.7 7.8 7.7 3.4 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.2 6.1 9.8 9.8 2.1 2.0

White

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

116,788 117,944 63,108 63,892 53,680 54,052

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.0 39.6 35.5 36.0 43.2 44.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.7 17.0 17.9 18.2 15.3 15.6

Professional and related occupations

22.3 22.7 17.6 17.8 27.9 28.4

Service occupations

16.5 16.2 13.4 13.1 20.1 19.8

Sales and office occupations

22.9 22.6 16.3 16.2 30.6 30.1

Sales and related occupations

10.9 10.8 10.5 10.4 11.3 11.2

Office and administrative support occupations

12.0 11.8 5.8 5.8 19.3 18.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.1 10.2 17.9 17.9 0.9 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.7 5.7 10.4 10.3 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.6 6.4 6.5 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.5 11.4 16.9 16.8 5.1 5.1

Production occupations

5.6 5.6 7.7 7.6 3.1 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.8 5.8 9.1 9.2 2.0 1.9

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

16,732 17,472 7,818 8,164 8,915 9,308

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

29.5 30.4 23.6 24.9 34.7 35.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.4 11.3 9.6 10.9 11.2 11.7

Professional and related occupations

19.1 19.1 14.1 14.0 23.5 23.6

Service occupations

25.0 24.8 21.6 21.6 27.9 27.7

Sales and office occupations

23.9 23.7 17.5 17.4 29.5 29.2

Sales and related occupations

10.0 9.5 8.7 8.1 11.1 10.7

Office and administrative support occupations

13.9 14.2 8.8 9.3 18.4 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.9 5.7 12.0 11.5 0.6 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.4 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

3.1 3.0 6.4 6.2 0.2 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.4 2.4 4.9 4.8 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.7 15.4 25.3 24.7 7.2 7.3

Production occupations

6.3 6.1 8.8 8.4 4.2 4.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.3 9.3 16.5 16.3 3.1 3.2

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

8,325 8,706 4,403 4,620 3,922 4,086

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

50.7 51.3 52.5 52.3 48.7 50.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.9 17.3 17.2 17.1 16.5 17.5

Professional and related occupations

33.8 33.9 35.2 35.1 32.2 32.6

Service occupations

16.7 16.1 13.0 12.7 20.9 20.0

Sales and office occupations

19.4 19.9 15.9 17.0 23.2 23.2

Sales and related occupations

10.0 10.2 9.9 10.2 10.2 10.2

Office and administrative support occupations

9.3 9.7 6.0 6.8 13.0 13.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.3 3.1 6.0 5.4 0.4 0.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1.2 1.1 2.3 2.1 0.0 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.9 1.8 3.5 3.2 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.9 9.6 12.7 12.6 6.9 6.2

Production occupations

6.3 6.0 6.6 6.6 5.9 5.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.7 3.6 6.1 6.0 1.0 0.8

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

23,492 24,400 13,655 14,111 9,838 10,289

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

20.8 21.5 17.0 17.8 26.1 26.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.8 9.3 8.4 9.1 9.4 9.7

Professional and related occupations

12.0 12.2 8.6 8.7 16.7 16.9

Service occupations

25.7 24.9 21.2 19.9 32.0 31.8

Sales and office occupations

21.2 21.1 14.3 14.3 30.9 30.4

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.7 7.6 7.8 12.8 12.2

Office and administrative support occupations

11.4 11.4 6.6 6.5 18.1 18.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15.9 16.3 26.0 26.7 1.8 2.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.9 2.0 2.4 2.6 1.1 1.2

Construction and extraction occupations

10.5 10.4 17.7 17.6 0.5 0.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.9 5.8 6.5 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.3 16.1 21.6 21.3 9.1 9.1

Production occupations

7.9 7.8 9.4 9.1 5.8 5.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.5 8.4 12.2 12.2 3.4 3.2

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 10, 2016