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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
18. Employed persons by detailed industry, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Industry 2011
Total
employed
Percent of total employed
Women Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino

Total, 16 years and over

139,869 46.9 10.8 4.9 14.5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

2,254 24.7 2.3 1.0 23.2

Crop production

966 25.4 1.9 1.4 31.5

Animal production

907 24.2 1.5 0.4 15.4

Forestry, except logging

42 - - - -

Logging

97 8.5 12.1 0.0 1.9

Fishing, hunting, and trapping

51 12.9 5.8 4.3 7.8

Support activities for agriculture and forestry

191 33.8 2.8 0.8 36.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

817 12.1 4.5 1.6 16.0

Oil and gas extraction

64 19.6 8.4 5.0 7.2

Coal mining

110 4.8 0.2 0.0 4.5

Metal ore mining

40 - - - -

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

66 7.1 1.4 0.0 10.0

Not specified type of mining

16 - - - -

Support activities for mining

521 13.9 5.8 1.9 20.0

Construction

9,039 9.2 5.5 1.5 24.4

Manufacturing

14,336 28.7 8.7 6.0 15.0

Durable goods manufacturing

9,007 24.8 7.2 6.5 12.7

Nonmetallic mineral products manufacturing

392 18.4 4.0 2.5 17.5

Pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixture manufacturing

29 - - - -

Structural clay product manufacturing

27 - - - -

Glass and glass product manufacturing

140 21.6 3.5 3.9 17.0

Cement, concrete, lime, and gypsum product manufacturing

143 8.8 4.6 0.1 18.4

Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

52 21.1 1.4 1.1 21.7

Primary metals and fabricated metal products manufacturing

1,658 15.2 5.9 3.0 15.7

Iron and steel mills and steel product manufacturing

295 8.4 11.5 1.4 15.2

Aluminum production and processing

65 21.2 12.6 0.5 18.4

Nonferrous metal, except aluminum, production and processing

63 14.9 3.8 2.5 15.2

Foundries

87 12.7 4.9 0.5 17.1

Metal forgings and stampings

46 - - - -

Cutlery and hand tool manufacturing

44 - - - -

Structural metals, and boiler, tank, and shipping container manufacturing

345 15.3 4.4 2.8 18.5

Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut, and bolt manufacturing

307 10.2 1.6 3.1 12.9

Coating, engraving, heat treating and allied activities

81 16.2 9.1 6.6 20.0

Ordnance

41 - - - -

Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing

258 23.5 4.2 4.6 13.1

Not specified metal industries

26 - - - -

Machinery manufacturing

1,126 21.5 7.8 3.8 8.8

Agricultural implement manufacturing

104 18.1 7.0 1.6 7.0

Construction, and mining and oil and gas field machinery manufacturing

147 18.2 8.4 3.2 9.7

Commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing

85 28.3 10.1 8.5 7.4

Metalworking machinery manufacturing

137 14.4 6.1 1.9 2.1

Engines, turbines, and power transmission equipment manufacturing

61 15.6 5.7 0.0 10.8

Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c.

584 23.9 8.1 4.6 10.2

Not specified machinery manufacturing

7 - - - -

Computers and electronic products manufacturing

1,267 33.4 5.0 17.3 9.1

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

274 31.2 6.5 16.2 6.9

Communications, and audio and video equipment manufacturing

128 31.8 7.6 22.9 8.2

Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing

214 35.4 6.0 5.6 9.8

Electronic component and product manufacturing, n.e.c.

650 34.1 3.6 20.6 9.9

Electrical equipment and appliances manufacturing

366 29.6 9.4 4.8 11.6

Household appliance manufacturing

70 40.1 16.1 6.3 6.7

Electrical lighting and electrical equipment manufacturing, and other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c.

296 27.1 7.8 4.4 12.8

Transportation equipment manufacturing

2,022 23.2 9.8 6.4 9.5

Motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment manufacturing

994 25.9 11.5 5.6 8.2

Aircraft and parts manufacturing

390 20.1 6.5 8.1 11.0

Aerospace product and parts manufacturing

438 22.6 6.7 7.9 11.5

Railroad rolling stock manufacturing

19 - - - -

Ship and boat building

147 16.7 18.2 3.2 8.0

Other transportation equipment manufacturing

33 - - - -

Wood products manufacturing

375 14.1 8.0 1.7 16.0

Sawmills and wood preservation

135 11.6 13.8 0.4 12.5

Veneer, plywood, and engineered wood products

20 - - - -

Prefabricated wood buildings and mobile homes

22 - - - -

Miscellaneous wood products

198 15.6 5.3 2.6 19.9

Furniture and fixtures manufacturing

474 24.2 5.8 2.7 18.2

Miscellaneous manufacturing

1,328 37.4 7.3 7.5 16.3

Medical equipment and supplies manufacturing

573 42.4 7.3 10.6 13.7

Sporting and athletic goods, and doll, toy and game manufacturing

110 38.9 4.4 5.0 15.8

Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c.

479 33.0 6.8 5.0 16.7

Not specified manufacturing industries

167 31.7 10.7 5.4 24.1

Nondurable goods manufacturing

5,329 35.2 11.1 5.2 18.9

Food manufacturing

1,685 36.9 13.5 6.0 27.4

Animal food, grain, and oilseed milling

161 28.8 10.1 2.1 14.5

Sugar and confectionery products

82 30.8 7.8 3.6 24.3

Fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty food manufacturing

158 42.3 11.5 4.4 31.6

Dairy product manufacturing

165 29.7 5.6 3.1 17.9

Animal slaughtering and processing

507 32.5 19.7 8.6 35.2

Retail bakeries

191 57.8 13.7 9.6 26.2

Bakeries, except retail

194 33.9 9.6 2.4 28.3

Seafood and other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c.

188 40.8 16.2 7.3 23.2

Not specified food industries

38 - - - -

Beverage and tobacco products manufacturing

260 26.0 13.8 3.5 12.4

Beverage manufacturing

243 25.6 13.1 3.7 12.2

Tobacco manufacturing

18 - - - -

Textiles, apparel, and leather manufacturing

601 53.4 11.0 5.9 28.4

Fiber, yarn, and thread mills

10 - - - -

Fabric mills, except knitting mills

108 45.4 15.3 1.9 22.3

Textile and fabric finishing and coating mills

21 - - - -

Carpet and rug mills

52 42.6 13.3 0.0 32.6

Textile product mills, except carpet and rug

82 58.7 3.8 2.9 25.5

Knitting fabric mills, and apparel knitting mills

32 - - - -

Cut and sew apparel manufacturing

222 59.3 10.8 12.4 38.0

Apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

7 - - - -

Footwear manufacturing

42 - - - -

Leather tanning and finishing and other allied products manufacturing

25 - - - -

Paper manufacturing and printing

872 27.4 9.1 2.4 10.7

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

173 18.5 13.6 2.3 7.7

Paperboard containers and boxes

90 16.1 15.2 1.7 12.1

Miscellaneous paper and pulp products

84 30.9 4.8 3.7 7.6

Printing and related support activities

524 31.8 7.3 2.3 11.9

Petroleum and coal products manufacturing

187 19.1 9.5 4.6 14.8

Petroleum refining

167 20.4 9.4 3.9 16.3

Miscellaneous petroleum and coal products

20 - - - -

Chemicals manufacturing

1,267 35.4 9.6 6.6 12.1

Resin, synthetic rubber and fibers, and filaments manufacturing

189 27.1 8.4 2.4 18.7

Agricultural chemical manufacturing

30 - - - -

Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing

458 49.0 11.9 10.3 10.4

Paint, coating, and adhesive manufacturing

65 23.2 8.1 2.2 11.9

Soap, cleaning compound, and cosmetics manufacturing

132 49.1 8.2 8.9 18.4

Industrial and miscellaneous chemicals

391 21.7 8.3 4.7 9.0

Plastics and rubber products manufacturing

457 31.6 9.7 3.7 15.8

Plastics product manufacturing

315 32.7 9.0 4.8 19.3

Tire manufacturing

65 16.7 15.3 1.2 6.9

Rubber product, except tire, manufacturing

77 39.5 7.6 1.7 8.7

Wholesale and retail trade

19,726 44.7 10.2 4.5 14.8

Wholesale trade

3,798 28.5 7.5 4.6 15.6

Motor vehicles, parts and supplies, merchant wholesalers

193 24.1 5.9 3.8 17.0

Furniture and home furnishing, merchant wholesalers

70 30.3 5.0 8.2 15.0

Lumber and other construction materials, merchant wholesalers

146 19.8 6.0 2.1 16.5

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies, merchant wholesalers

384 34.2 5.7 4.8 9.8

Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers

47 - - - -

Electrical and electronic goods, merchant wholesalers

194 24.1 5.3 5.6 15.2

Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies, merchant wholesalers

138 25.7 4.2 1.6 5.5

Machinery, equipment, and supplies, merchant wholesalers

369 26.1 4.5 1.8 8.1

Recyclable material, merchant wholesalers

117 12.5 10.1 1.7 21.2

Miscellaneous durable goods, merchant wholesalers

103 37.4 3.2 5.4 18.0

Paper and paper products, merchant wholesalers

67 33.2 8.2 2.9 10.7

Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products, merchant wholesalers

239 44.2 8.5 6.7 10.7

Apparel, fabrics, and notions, merchant wholesalers

108 52.7 4.7 20.8 19.8

Groceries and related products, merchant wholesalers

843 24.9 11.0 3.8 24.0

Farm product raw materials, merchant wholesalers

63 26.9 4.1 0.0 6.6

Petroleum and petroleum products, merchant wholesalers

167 25.9 10.3 3.5 10.9

Alcoholic beverages, merchant wholesalers

135 13.9 8.8 1.5 11.1

Farm supplies, merchant wholesalers

64 23.2 5.3 0.0 12.3

Miscellaneous nondurable goods, merchant wholesalers

215 36.9 8.2 4.9 23.3

Wholesale electronic markets, agents and brokers

88 33.8 6.7 16.0 14.1

Not specified wholesale trade

47 - - - -

Retail trade

15,927 48.6 10.8 4.5 14.6

Automobile dealers

1,194 18.2 7.6 1.8 12.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

132 23.9 1.9 0.8 4.4

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

548 16.9 7.6 1.9 18.1

Furniture and home furnishings stores

518 41.0 8.5 2.0 17.5

Household appliance stores

62 28.4 5.7 3.5 12.3

Radio, TV, and computer stores

536 28.3 10.8 8.0 15.5

Building material and supplies dealers

855 28.9 7.9 1.3 12.1

Hardware stores

252 29.2 9.9 1.0 6.6

Lawn and garden equipment and supplies stores

261 29.8 0.5 0.6 8.0

Grocery stores

2,805 50.2 10.7 5.3 17.1

Specialty food stores

271 46.2 8.0 6.9 20.0

Beer, wine, and liquor stores

129 35.6 12.7 5.4 10.3

Pharmacies and drug stores

826 65.0 12.9 6.5 10.5

Health and personal care, except drug, stores

318 64.1 12.1 6.2 10.4

Gasoline stations

454 50.5 10.1 9.9 8.0

Clothing stores

1,012 75.4 15.3 6.4 18.2

Shoe stores

160 58.9 17.2 4.0 24.0

Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores

212 66.2 4.1 9.9 13.4

Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores

453 40.1 5.9 4.5 11.6

Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores

66 72.5 4.0 5.9 11.9

Music stores

84 26.3 9.5 2.0 17.3

Book stores and news dealers

150 60.9 5.0 4.1 7.8

Department stores and discount stores

2,218 61.0 16.3 3.8 16.2

Miscellaneous general merchandise stores

491 60.2 14.6 5.0 18.5

Retail florists

80 76.2 4.7 2.6 16.3

Office supplies and stationery stores

145 40.7 11.6 7.4 9.5

Used merchandise stores

223 62.1 9.8 2.7 12.1

Gift, novelty, and souvenir shops

159 76.3 5.0 7.2 7.2

Miscellaneous retail stores

485 54.6 7.2 2.8 14.9

Electronic shopping

151 44.8 10.8 12.9 11.5

Electronic auctions

20 - - - -

Mail order houses

62 68.2 9.9 2.0 6.4

Vending machine operators

44 - - - -

Fuel dealers

80 27.6 4.8 0.3 3.8

Other direct selling establishments

202 69.4 10.2 2.9 19.0

Not specified retail trade

269 53.0 17.9 6.6 15.5

Transportation and utilities

7,200 22.6 15.6 3.9 15.1

Transportation and warehousing

5,957 22.6 17.0 4.3 16.0

Air transportation

509 35.3 12.8 4.7 12.9

Rail transportation

246 10.5 12.6 2.5 7.4

Water transportation

67 18.8 8.7 6.7 8.6

Truck transportation

1,739 11.8 12.6 1.6 16.4

Bus service and urban transit

505 36.0 30.3 2.7 17.2

Taxi and limousine service

234 11.0 30.3 20.2 16.1

Pipeline transportation

57 18.8 4.3 0.6 10.7

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

34 - - - -

Services incidental to transportation

801 23.9 15.9 5.4 21.8

Postal Service

711 39.7 18.1 7.2 10.8

Couriers and messengers

693 20.0 20.0 3.0 13.6

Warehousing and storage

361 23.5 19.5 3.8 27.9

Utilities

1,243 22.2 9.0 2.1 10.7

Electric power generation, transmission, and distribution

659 21.5 8.4 1.8 9.7

Natural gas distribution

117 27.1 9.7 0.4 9.9

Electric and gas, and other combinations

84 32.0 8.9 5.7 8.2

Water, steam, air-conditioning, and irrigation systems

245 21.7 8.6 1.9 15.2

Sewage treatment facilities

109 11.8 11.5 2.5 8.3

Not specified utilities

29 - - - -

Information

3,150 40.2 10.8 5.6 9.5

Newspaper publishers

281 41.0 7.8 2.7 7.6

Periodical, book, and directory publishers

263 54.8 6.5 4.3 5.7

Software publishers

63 26.8 0.9 16.6 3.0

Motion pictures and video industries

386 35.6 6.9 6.1 11.6

Sound recording industries

40 - - - -

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

596 33.5 12.3 3.0 13.2

Internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals

63 35.8 3.0 15.0 7.1

Wired telecommunications carriers

564 32.8 14.6 5.6 10.9

Other telecommunications services

541 35.5 13.0 7.6 9.5

Data processing, hosting, and related services

101 47.2 13.7 9.0 7.9

Libraries and archives

217 81.2 9.4 4.7 5.1

Other information services

34 - - - -

Financial activities

9,386 54.7 9.4 5.5 10.6

Finance and insurance

6,613 57.6 9.3 6.2 9.7

Banking and related activities

2,062 63.3 9.7 7.3 12.7

Savings institutions, including credit unions

263 72.3 9.5 6.0 11.0

Non-depository credit and related activities

747 55.5 10.2 6.3 11.7

Securities, commodities, funds, trusts, and other financial investments

1,127 38.7 5.7 8.1 6.1

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,414 60.7 10.2 4.3 8.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,773 47.6 9.6 4.0 12.8

Real estate

2,384 51.0 9.2 3.7 12.7

Rental and leasing services

389 27.1 12.0 5.6 13.5

Automotive equipment rental and leasing

176 26.5 17.7 8.0 11.4

Video tape and disk rental

23 - - - -

Other consumer goods rental

92 29.6 12.9 3.2 23.0

Commercial, industrial, and other intangible assets rental and leasing

97 19.5 3.5 3.8 7.5

Professional and business services

15,819 41.0 8.7 6.1 14.7

Professional and technical services

9,461 42.5 5.9 8.3 6.9

Legal services

1,665 54.4 6.7 3.9 6.6

Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services

1,012 62.6 7.4 6.1 8.6

Architectural, engineering, and related services

1,496 23.0 5.2 4.7 6.6

Specialized design services

379 53.2 3.4 4.2 9.6

Computer systems design and related services

1,935 25.0 5.6 19.4 5.8

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

1,309 41.1 5.9 7.5 5.6

Scientific research and development services

541 45.4 6.0 10.5 8.0

Advertising and related services

518 51.8 5.9 3.7 5.3

Veterinary services

270 79.5 3.0 2.5 8.8

Other professional, scientific, and technical services

335 56.0 6.8 5.5 11.7

Management, administrative, and waste services

6,358 38.6 12.8 2.9 26.3

Management of companies and enterprises

195 47.1 7.6 3.9 10.7

Employment services

895 51.6 20.5 3.7 21.1

Business support services

830 62.9 14.5 3.1 12.1

Travel arrangements and reservation services

262 57.6 10.1 7.8 10.7

Investigation and security services

800 22.0 22.6 4.1 15.3

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,373 52.4 11.2 2.1 37.2

Landscaping services

1,258 9.7 5.1 1.2 43.7

Other administrative and other support services

275 44.9 10.0 4.6 16.8

Waste management and remediation services

469 18.8 9.7 1.4 21.7

Education and health services

31,867 74.4 13.8 4.8 10.5

Educational services

12,965 68.4 10.7 3.7 9.6

Elementary and secondary schools

8,524 75.5 11.0 2.1 10.8

Colleges and universities, including junior colleges

3,607 53.5 10.7 7.2 7.2

Business, technical, and trade schools and training

123 53.3 13.4 6.5 9.0

Other schools and instruction, and educational support services

711 62.5 5.9 5.2 6.9

Health care and social assistance

18,902 78.5 16.0 5.5 11.1

Hospitals

6,315 75.8 15.3 7.2 8.7

Health services, except hospitals

9,367 78.1 15.9 5.1 11.2

Offices of physicians

1,512 77.4 7.3 5.8 11.4

Offices of dentists

866 81.2 3.9 5.9 12.0

Offices of chiropractors

129 61.3 1.9 4.5 9.9

Offices of optometrists

123 77.4 2.2 3.2 11.9

Offices of other health practitioners

279 76.0 4.9 5.8 9.1

Outpatient care centers

1,214 78.3 12.7 5.0 11.5

Home health care services

968 88.6 25.5 4.3 16.1

Other health care services

1,738 70.6 15.2 6.9 10.6

Nursing care facilities

1,778 83.8 26.2 4.1 9.1

Residential care facilities, without nursing

760 69.9 25.3 2.1 10.4

Social assistance

3,221 85.0 17.7 3.5 15.7

Individual and family services

1,481 79.1 17.6 4.3 16.0

Community food and housing, and emergency services

99 67.6 21.1 4.4 15.7

Vocational rehabilitation services

156 55.0 17.3 2.2 6.9

Child day care services

1,485 95.2 17.5 2.7 16.3

Leisure and hospitality

12,697 50.4 11.2 6.4 19.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,922 45.3 8.6 5.1 11.1

Independent artists, performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries

798 40.3 9.4 2.8 8.6

Museums, art galleries, historical sites, and similar institutions

371 47.3 14.0 4.0 10.2

Bowling centers

51 41.9 2.5 1.1 9.6

Other amusement, gambling, and recreation industries

1,702 47.3 7.3 6.5 12.6

Accommodation and food services

9,775 51.9 12.0 6.8 22.1

Accommodation

1,407 53.5 14.4 8.6 23.6

Traveler accommodation

1,301 53.7 15.1 9.0 25.0

Recreational vehicle parks and camps, and rooming and boarding houses

106 52.2 5.1 3.8 5.6

Food services and drinking places

8,368 51.6 11.6 6.5 21.9

Restaurants and other food services

8,148 51.5 11.8 6.6 22.1

Drinking places, alcoholic beverages

220 56.2 5.9 2.2 12.8

Other services

6,724 52.0 9.1 6.6 16.6

Other services, except private households

6,002 47.5 9.2 6.9 14.3

Repair and maintenance

1,984 10.7 6.4 4.0 20.3

Automotive repair and maintenance

1,132 8.4 6.1 3.2 20.4

Car washes

165 11.8 10.3 4.8 38.4

Electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance

182 11.0 11.3 7.7 15.4

Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance

308 8.5 3.7 2.6 15.7

Personal and household goods repair and maintenance

192 26.7 5.0 6.8 16.8

Footwear and leather goods repair

4 - - - -

Personal and laundry services

2,218 74.6 11.1 12.7 14.4

Barber shops

97 23.4 22.5 3.1 18.0

Beauty salons

961 91.5 11.8 5.7 13.1

Nail salons and other personal care services

377 78.1 3.8 40.3 4.2

Drycleaning and laundry services

327 58.5 15.1 18.6 29.2

Funeral homes, and cemeteries and crematories

106 38.6 10.7 2.8 9.7

Other personal services

350 64.6 10.2 1.8 15.7

Membership associations and organizations

1,800 54.6 10.1 3.0 7.6

Religious organizations

1,025 48.4 9.9 3.1 6.8

Civic, social, advocacy organizations, and grantmaking and giving services

579 67.0 11.1 3.0 9.2

Labor unions

76 37.3 9.9 3.1 11.1

Business, professional, political, and similar organizations

121 58.8 6.6 2.2 4.5

Private households

722 89.3 8.4 3.7 35.2

Public administration

6,853 44.7 15.3 3.2 10.1

Executive offices and legislative bodies

884 53.7 13.7 2.7 11.5

Public finance activities

346 62.3 17.6 4.7 6.8

Other general government and support

138 37.3 13.1 3.3 9.0

Justice, public order, and safety activities

2,820 33.6 14.3 2.1 10.8

Administration of human resource programs

976 72.4 21.2 3.9 11.6

Administration of environmental quality and housing programs

299 41.6 8.0 3.6 4.6

Administration of economic programs and space research

594 43.7 13.9 3.8 7.1

National security and international affairs

795 35.2 17.0 5.1 10.3

n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified.
NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not shown 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. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000).

Last Modified Date: March 1, 2012