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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 2015
Total
employed
Percent of total employed
Women Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino

Total, 16 years and over

148,834 46.8 11.7 5.8 16.4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

2,422 24.6 2.7 0.8 23.9

Crop production

1,219 23.7 2.0 1.1 31.9

Animal production and aquaculture

847 26.2 2.3 0.2 16.3

Forestry, except logging

49 - - - -

Logging

83 3.5 10.8 0.8 5.2

Fishing, hunting, and trapping

56 11.6 1.9 1.3 5.4

Support activities for agriculture and forestry

168 35.7 3.9 0.8 23.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

917 13.1 4.8 2.4 16.9

Oil and gas extraction

103 18.3 3.5 4.5 13.8

Coal mining

68 5.2 1.5 0.0 0.8

Metal ore mining

45 - - - -

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

86 10.6 2.4 0.0 12.8

Not specified type of mining

7 - - - -

Support activities for mining

609 13.2 6.1 2.8 19.5

Construction

9,935 9.3 6.0 1.8 28.5

Manufacturing

15,338 29.1 9.7 6.6 16.2

Durable goods manufacturing

9,709 24.6 8.6 6.9 14.2

Nonmetallic mineral products manufacturing

456 18.3 6.8 1.9 20.3

Pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixture manufacturing

23 - - - -

Clay building material and refractories manufacturing

24 - - - -

Glass and glass product manufacturing

148 21.4 9.7 3.6 19.6

Cement, concrete, lime, and gypsum product manufacturing

180 10.7 5.0 0.5 19.0

Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

82 18.2 6.6 1.4 24.6

Primary metals and fabricated metal products manufacturing

1,726 18.2 6.7 3.5 13.3

Iron and steel mills and steel product manufacturing

303 11.0 9.4 0.6 10.7

Aluminum production and processing

68 20.7 10.8 4.5 16.5

Nonferrous metal, except aluminum, production and processing

60 22.5 9.5 2.7 18.5

Foundries

88 12.4 10.2 0.0 18.4

Metal forgings and stampings

64 22.0 7.2 2.1 8.5

Cutlery and hand tool manufacturing

39 - - - -

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

375 19.0 5.9 4.0 16.9

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

300 15.7 3.3 5.9 11.1

Coating, engraving, heat treating and allied activities

67 17.1 5.4 6.1 15.6

Ordnance

49 - - - -

Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing

283 23.0 5.1 3.5 10.8

Not specified metal industries

30 - - - -

Machinery manufacturing

1,270 20.8 6.9 4.4 11.5

Agricultural implement manufacturing

132 22.0 4.4 2.3 10.9

Construction, and mining and oil and gas field machinery manufacturing

203 17.7 6.7 5.5 17.7

Commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing

72 27.5 11.5 8.6 12.3

Metalworking machinery manufacturing

138 15.3 4.6 4.3 5.6

Engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment manufacturing

61 22.2 7.7 2.4 8.9

Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c.

654 21.9 7.5 4.3 10.9

Not specified machinery manufacturing

10 - - - -

Computers and electronic products manufacturing

1,171 30.7 5.8 20.0 10.7

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

212 30.2 7.3 22.4 8.2

Communications, and audio and video equipment manufacturing

127 23.1 7.6 15.9 8.3

Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing

220 31.7 6.7 9.7 13.8

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

612 32.1 4.6 23.8 10.9

Electrical equipment and appliances manufacturing

377 31.3 16.1 4.9 14.5

Household appliance manufacturing

87 33.2 21.4 2.5 6.4

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

290 30.7 14.5 5.6 16.9

Transportation equipment manufacturing

2,366 24.5 11.7 6.0 11.8

Motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment manufacturing

1,284 26.7 15.4 4.5 8.9

Aircraft and parts manufacturing

734 23.4 6.1 9.5 16.3

Aerospace product and parts manufacturing

102 19.7 6.5 7.8 13.4

Railroad rolling stock manufacturing

39 - - - -

Ship and boat building

157 15.0 15.8 2.7 12.9

Other transportation equipment manufacturing

50 29.5 0.5 4.2 18.4

Wood products manufacturing

411 12.7 9.7 0.8 20.1

Sawmills and wood preservation

119 5.2 15.6 0.1 19.1

Veneer, plywood, and engineered wood products

45 - - - -

Prefabricated wood buildings and mobile homes

37 - - - -

Miscellaneous wood products

209 14.7 7.1 0.7 22.5

Furniture and related product manufacturing

425 24.2 7.3 2.2 22.5

Miscellaneous manufacturing

1,507 33.9 8.4 9.2 18.1

Medical equipment and supplies manufacturing

585 36.9 6.8 12.8 16.7

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

110 32.6 6.5 9.3 12.9

Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c.

531 33.6 9.5 5.6 16.3

Not specified manufacturing industries

281 28.8 10.5 8.4 26.3

Nondurable goods manufacturing

5,629 36.8 11.7 6.0 19.7

Food manufacturing

1,753 39.7 14.9 5.8 27.4

Animal food, grain, and oilseed milling

142 29.7 7.4 2.4 13.6

Sugar and confectionery products

80 45.0 18.6 3.9 16.1

Fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty food manufacturing

173 32.0 8.2 3.1 39.9

Dairy product manufacturing

136 30.1 5.3 2.7 21.2

Animal slaughtering and processing

510 36.3 25.1 6.8 34.4

Retail bakeries

256 65.4 8.5 11.3 21.7

Bakeries and tortilla manufacturing, except retail bakeries

199 37.5 17.5 3.4 29.0

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

201 36.4 12.2 5.1 21.7

Not specified food industries

54 38.7 9.4 10.7 33.1

Beverage and tobacco products manufacturing

282 28.2 10.8 5.1 13.0

Beverage manufacturing

254 25.6 9.8 5.1 14.2

Tobacco manufacturing

28 - - - -

Textiles, apparel, and leather manufacturing

627 53.8 9.7 8.6 25.5

Fiber, yarn, and thread mills

14 - - - -

Fabric mills, except knitting mills

109 41.4 16.0 4.8 14.1

Textile and fabric finishing and coating mills

13 - - - -

Carpet and rug mills

77 40.5 10.1 0.0 20.7

Textile product mills, except carpet and rug

88 49.2 5.8 3.7 13.7

Knitting fabric mills, and apparel knitting mills

16 - - - -

Cut and sew apparel manufacturing

247 67.3 8.9 17.5 37.6

Apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

7 - - - -

Footwear manufacturing

41 - - - -

Leather tanning and finishing and other allied products manufacturing

16 - - - -

Paper manufacturing and printing

890 29.6 10.4 3.3 15.0

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

206 12.6 16.5 2.0 6.4

Paperboard container manufacturing

92 29.9 10.4 6.4 23.4

Miscellaneous paper and pulp products

83 26.9 12.4 4.6 15.6

Printing and related support activities

509 36.9 7.7 3.0 16.9

Petroleum and coal products manufacturing

206 21.6 5.8 6.2 17.7

Petroleum refining

183 22.1 6.6 6.9 18.1

Miscellaneous petroleum and coal products

24 - - - -

Chemicals manufacturing

1,367 37.0 10.2 7.8 13.2

Resin, synthetic rubber and fibers, and filaments manufacturing

162 29.5 11.4 4.5 16.8

Agricultural chemical manufacturing

37 - - - -

Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing

521 49.2 10.4 12.7 12.2

Paint, coating, and adhesive manufacturing

71 21.6 10.4 12.0 8.7

Soap, cleaning compound, and cosmetics manufacturing

146 45.6 10.7 5.9 20.7

Industrial and miscellaneous chemicals

430 24.7 9.6 3.3 10.6

Plastics and rubber products manufacturing

504 28.9 12.0 4.4 16.5

Plastics product manufacturing

372 30.7 11.3 4.4 17.4

Tire manufacturing

56 11.9 21.0 3.0 7.0

Rubber product, except tire, manufacturing

76 33.0 9.0 5.1 19.0

Wholesale and retail trade

20,320 44.8 11.4 5.7 16.8

Wholesale trade

3,635 29.5 8.2 5.3 16.9

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers

162 20.5 10.9 3.3 13.5

Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers

79 34.1 6.1 3.4 21.9

Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers

171 17.5 8.6 0.7 14.5

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers

338 33.7 9.2 7.0 10.3

Metals and minerals, except petroleum merchant wholesalers

53 24.8 8.4 6.5 15.9

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers

217 28.1 5.9 6.0 13.6

Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers

139 23.3 3.7 2.1 8.6

Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers

368 24.3 2.2 2.8 9.9

Recyclable material merchant wholesalers

102 13.9 8.2 1.0 31.2

Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers

97 44.4 7.1 4.0 11.4

Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers

54 32.6 11.2 1.0 13.9

Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers

226 45.2 13.3 8.0 13.2

Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers

121 46.2 12.0 16.0 25.9

Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers

842 27.0 11.9 4.4 26.6

Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers

73 25.3 3.7 1.3 2.1

Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers

108 30.0 4.7 3.3 6.7

Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers

116 20.5 4.4 4.7 19.0

Farm supplies merchant wholesalers

61 31.2 2.3 2.2 7.2

Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers

184 40.9 3.9 11.0 21.6

Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers

66 39.9 6.2 17.0 15.3

Not specified wholesale trade

57 27.5 13.9 11.5 13.0

Retail trade

16,686 48.1 12.1 5.8 16.8

Automobile dealers

1,321 21.2 8.9 3.3 16.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

153 19.9 2.6 1.5 5.8

Automotive parts, accessories, and tire stores

530 13.8 8.9 2.9 20.1

Furniture and home furnishings stores

554 43.7 8.2 3.7 16.2

Household appliance stores

65 21.7 17.5 1.6 13.5

Electronics stores

588 31.0 13.7 8.7 19.4

Building material and supplies dealers

982 30.1 10.8 1.9 13.9

Hardware stores

199 34.9 4.4 4.2 13.3

Lawn and garden equipment and supplies stores

267 27.9 0.6 0.6 10.3

Grocery stores

2,784 48.5 12.9 7.3 17.9

Specialty food stores

249 47.0 9.2 5.7 29.7

Beer, wine, and liquor stores

137 31.0 7.6 9.8 13.6

Pharmacies and drug stores

913 66.2 13.4 9.9 12.9

Health and personal care, except drug, stores

395 68.0 9.3 9.1 16.0

Gasoline stations

533 50.7 9.6 10.9 15.4

Clothing stores

1,055 73.7 16.3 7.1 24.3

Shoe stores

177 51.5 21.6 5.8 29.0

Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores

183 64.5 6.6 6.8 12.6

Sporting goods, and hobby and toy stores

499 42.3 7.9 3.1 11.1

Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores

63 66.6 4.5 3.5 14.3

Musical instrument and supplies stores

43 - - - -

Book stores and news dealers

112 64.5 5.9 8.3 14.6

Department stores and discount stores

2,090 60.4 19.8 4.3 16.4

Miscellaneous general merchandise stores

569 60.2 16.5 4.1 17.0

Retail florists

100 63.9 4.0 6.6 22.6

Office supplies and stationery stores

153 39.7 5.0 7.9 16.2

Used merchandise stores

272 63.3 14.2 3.9 16.4

Gift, novelty, and souvenir shops

108 77.5 6.6 3.8 14.3

Miscellaneous retail stores

472 51.8 5.3 4.9 15.6

Electronic shopping

285 44.1 7.0 10.5 14.0

Electronic auctions

29 - - - -

Mail-order houses

85 65.2 22.3 4.9 12.9

Vending machine operators

57 22.7 9.7 1.3 13.2

Fuel dealers

83 25.4 7.2 0.5 5.6

Other direct selling establishments

171 73.8 8.3 2.3 22.0

Not specified retail trade

407 50.7 14.8 10.1 15.7

Transportation and utilities

7,726 22.6 17.8 4.6 17.6

Transportation and warehousing

6,459 22.7 19.7 4.9 18.8

Air transportation

539 33.7 13.7 4.4 14.6

Rail transportation

246 6.6 17.3 3.5 7.9

Water transportation

68 25.9 12.2 4.4 14.6

Truck transportation

2,018 11.4 14.2 2.9 21.2

Bus service and urban transit

481 39.3 30.5 5.3 19.7

Taxi and limousine service

337 12.6 29.0 18.5 14.2

Pipeline transportation

49 - - - -

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

31 - - - -

Services incidental to transportation

819 26.8 15.3 4.3 22.5

Postal Service

658 40.9 24.2 7.6 11.0

Couriers and messengers

748 17.7 26.7 3.3 17.5

Warehousing and storage

465 32.0 26.1 3.7 31.1

Utilities

1,267 22.4 8.5 3.3 11.1

Electric power generation, transmission, and distribution

661 22.1 7.6 3.8 9.2

Natural gas distribution

128 26.4 9.0 2.8 15.0

Electric and gas, and other combinations

85 28.9 9.4 3.4 14.2

Water, steam, air-conditioning, and irrigation systems

270 20.4 10.2 3.4 12.4

Sewage treatment facilities

92 11.1 5.6 0.5 11.5

Not specified utilities

31 - - - -

Information

2,988 39.1 11.3 7.8 11.2

Newspaper publishers

191 51.2 6.4 4.5 7.0

Periodical, book, and directory publishers

264 55.3 5.0 3.8 8.2

Software publishers

91 30.3 3.9 19.4 6.3

Motion pictures and video industries

398 39.0 10.5 4.6 11.0

Sound recording industries

53 28.4 13.1 1.0 18.5

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

593 29.3 13.2 4.9 16.0

Internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals

114 33.0 7.1 25.8 7.5

Wired telecommunications carriers

502 31.5 15.2 9.3 10.4

Other telecommunications services

430 34.3 15.0 10.9 10.7

Data processing, hosting, and related services

104 42.0 10.4 9.5 16.3

Libraries and archives

196 76.5 9.3 5.4 7.9

Other information services

50 32.6 6.3 11.6 9.2

Financial activities

10,087 53.0 9.8 6.4 11.8

Finance and insurance

7,081 55.7 10.0 7.3 10.2

Banking and related activities

2,051 61.9 11.2 8.2 11.3

Savings institutions, including credit unions

220 68.6 5.3 5.1 16.6

Nondepository credit and related activities

998 50.6 12.5 9.1 13.7

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

1,082 36.5 6.2 9.7 5.6

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,730 59.4 10.1 5.3 9.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

3,005 46.7 9.3 4.2 15.6

Real estate

2,617 49.3 8.7 4.4 15.3

Rental and leasing services

389 28.9 13.2 2.8 17.4

Automotive equipment rental and leasing

174 29.9 17.7 4.5 21.9

Video tape and disk rental

11 - - - -

Other consumer goods rental

92 32.5 10.7 1.4 18.6

Commercial, industrial, and other intangible assets rental and leasing

111 20.8 8.6 1.5 11.0

Professional and business services

17,409 41.1 9.5 7.9 16.3

Professional and technical services

10,625 42.1 6.5 10.7 8.6

Legal services

1,595 54.0 6.2 3.7 9.2

Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services

1,095 59.0 7.9 8.2 9.6

Architectural, engineering, and related services

1,521 24.8 5.1 6.8 8.2

Specialized design services

395 55.5 5.1 5.5 12.8

Computer systems design and related services

2,542 25.6 7.3 21.9 6.3

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

1,554 42.9 7.0 9.0 7.8

Scientific research and development services

572 45.7 7.4 17.4 7.9

Advertising, public relations, and related services

559 49.0 5.3 6.0 11.7

Veterinary services

349 80.7 3.1 1.7 7.5

Other professional, scientific, and technical services

443 52.4 5.7 6.8 13.8

Management, administrative, and waste services

6,784 39.5 14.2 3.6 28.4

Management of companies and enterprises

193 49.0 7.7 6.4 11.2

Employment services

978 53.2 21.5 4.9 20.0

Business support services

803 63.8 18.6 3.8 16.1

Travel arrangements and reservation services

299 60.9 6.2 13.3 13.7

Investigation and security services

782 24.1 23.3 3.9 15.3

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,518 54.0 12.8 2.7 42.0

Landscaping services

1,356 8.4 6.6 1.2 44.4

Other administrative and other support services

300 48.6 12.2 4.7 15.3

Waste management and remediation services

552 18.6 12.2 1.4 24.0

Education and health services

33,678 74.6 14.8 5.9 11.6

Educational services

13,601 68.9 11.1 4.7 10.7

Elementary and secondary schools

8,892 75.4 11.9 2.6 11.7

Colleges, universities, and professional schools, including junior colleges

3,792 55.1 9.8 8.8 9.0

Business, technical, and trade schools and training

107 53.2 11.6 4.5 12.9

Other schools and instruction, and educational support services

811 64.0 8.2 7.5 8.1

Health care and social assistance

20,077 78.5 17.2 6.7 12.2

Hospitals

6,698 75.5 15.2 8.2 10.0

Health services, except hospitals

10,165 78.4 17.8 6.6 12.4

Offices of physicians

1,678 75.9 8.6 8.2 11.9

Offices of dentists

895 78.5 5.0 9.7 14.9

Offices of chiropractors

152 65.9 4.3 5.3 9.6

Offices of optometrists

141 78.2 6.2 7.4 12.9

Offices of other health practitioners

334 77.6 4.0 5.2 8.8

Outpatient care centers

1,623 76.8 13.5 5.9 13.7

Home health care services

1,379 89.2 30.0 6.6 15.5

Other health care services

1,331 68.0 17.5 7.4 12.0

Nursing care facilities (skilled nursing facilities)

1,830 84.9 29.4 4.5 9.5

Residential care facilities, except skilled nursing facilities

802 73.8 22.9 5.6 12.5

Social assistance

3,213 84.8 19.8 4.0 16.2

Individual and family services

1,493 78.6 20.6 5.4 14.8

Community food and housing, and emergency services

113 65.6 13.4 3.2 17.4

Vocational rehabilitation services

115 63.6 15.7 1.7 14.1

Child day care services

1,492 94.0 19.7 2.9 17.6

Leisure and hospitality

13,821 51.1 12.6 6.6 22.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3,184 46.1 9.7 4.6 13.4

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

879 43.0 9.5 3.1 10.8

Museums, art galleries, historical sites, and similar institutions

353 46.7 10.7 3.1 10.7

Bowling centers

39 - - - -

Other amusement, gambling, and recreation industries

1,913 47.4 9.5 5.7 15.3

Accommodation and food services

10,637 52.6 13.4 7.2 25.3

Accommodation

1,571 57.5 14.4 9.6 28.3

Traveler accommodation

1,481 57.7 14.6 10.1 29.2

Recreational vehicle parks and camps, and rooming and boarding houses

91 53.1 10.7 1.1 13.5

Food services and drinking places

9,066 51.8 13.3 6.7 24.8

Restaurants and other food services

8,835 51.8 13.5 6.8 25.1

Drinking places, alcoholic beverages

231 52.4 6.4 3.5 14.3

Other services

7,264 51.8 10.1 7.1 18.9

Other services, except private households

6,466 46.8 10.2 7.4 16.5

Repair and maintenance

2,113 10.9 6.6 3.8 24.3

Automotive repair and maintenance

1,275 7.3 6.1 3.1 25.2

Car washes

167 12.4 13.0 1.2 34.5

Electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance

141 22.6 9.3 9.2 15.3

Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance

328 6.7 4.8 2.9 20.3

Personal and household goods repair and maintenance

200 31.0 5.1 7.6 23.6

Footwear and leather goods repair

1 - - - -

Personal and laundry services

2,333 71.7 12.2 13.2 16.5

Barber shops

115 22.6 37.5 7.1 20.8

Beauty salons

908 91.9 12.3 7.3 15.0

Nail salons and other personal care services

496 73.2 6.2 37.9 8.1

Drycleaning and laundry services

255 62.4 14.6 13.5 34.9

Funeral homes, and cemeteries and crematories

129 35.3 9.8 0.5 16.2

Other personal services

429 56.9 11.3 2.2 17.4

Membership associations and organizations

2,020 55.4 11.6 4.7 8.4

Religious organizations

1,093 46.8 10.1 4.1 7.4

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

717 67.0 14.6 5.5 10.3

Labor unions

66 42.2 10.7 8.1 8.8

Business, professional, political, and similar organizations

144 68.8 9.3 3.7 6.2

Private households

798 92.8 9.4 4.4 38.3

Public administration

6,928 45.3 16.9 4.3 11.7

Executive offices and legislative bodies

1,000 53.4 15.8 5.3 14.3

Public finance activities

322 62.9 14.7 6.1 9.4

Other general government and support

138 36.2 23.2 1.3 11.7

Justice, public order, and safety activities

2,856 34.1 15.6 2.4 11.6

Administration of human resource programs

1,000 72.6 23.4 5.5 13.9

Administration of environmental quality and housing programs

260 43.2 6.5 6.1 6.1

Administration of economic programs and space research

554 43.4 15.3 4.7 9.0

National security and international affairs

799 37.2 18.7 7.6 10.7

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: February 10, 2016