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Labor Force        
Employment status
Local
%
State
%
    Population 16 years and older (2000)
26,749
100.0
5,529,980
100.0
        In labor force       
17,879
66.8
3,694,663
66.8
            Civilian labor force
17,394
65.0
3,563,772
64.4
                 Employed
16,703
62.4
3,412,647
61.7
                 Unemployed
691
2.6
151,125
2.7
                     Percent of civilian labor
4
-
4.2
-
            Armed forces
485
1.8
130,891
2.4
        Not in labor force
8,870
33.2
1,835,317
33.2

Class of worker
 
 
 
 
        Private wage and salary worker
11.731
70.2
2,547,990
74.7
        Government worker
3,812
22.8
668,575
19.6
        Self-employed in own not corporate business
1,102
6.6
188,035
5.5
        Unpaid family worker
58
0.3
8,047
0.2
        
Occupation
 
 
 
 
    Employed civilian population 16 years and over
16,703
100.0
3,412,647
100.0
        Management, Professional, and related
5,235
31.3
1,304,905
38.2
        Service
2,531
15.2
468,179
13.7
        Sales and office 
3,939
23.6
868,527
25.5
        Farming, fishing, and foresty
243
1.5
16,336
0.5
        Construction, extraction, and maintenance
2,655
15.9
327,733
9.6
        Production, transportation, and material moving
2,100
12.6
426,966
12.5
   
 
 
 
 
Commuting
    Workers 16 years or over
16,952
100.0
3,481,820
100.0
        Car, truck, or van (drove alone)
13,440
79.3
2,685,914
77.1
        Car, truck, or van (carpooled)
2,376
14.0
441,093
12.7
        Public transportation (including taxicab)
158
0.9
124,166
3.6
        Walked
187
1.1
80,487
2.3
        Other means
201
1.2
40,093
1.2
        Worked at home
590
3.5
110,067
3.2
        Mean travel time to work (minutes)
34
-
27
-
         
         
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