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Labor Force        
Employment status
Local
%
State
%
    Population 16 years and older (2000)
23,081
100.0
5,529,980
100.0
        In labor force       
14,851
64.3
3,694,663
66.8
            Civilian labor force
14,689
63.6
3,563,772
64.4
                 Employed
14,085
61.0
3,412,647
61.7
                 Unemployed
604
2.6
151,125
2.7
                     Percent of civilian labor
4.1
-
4.2
-
            Armed forces
162
0.7
130,891
2.4
        Not in labor force
8,230
35.7
1,835,317
33.2

Class of worker
 
 
 
 
        Private wage and salary worker
10,894
77.3
2,547,990
74.7
        Government worker
2,286
16.2
668,575
19.6
        Self-employed in own not corporate business
658
6.1
188,035
5.5
        Unpaid family worker
47
0.3
8,047
0.2
        
Occupation
 
 
 
 
    Employed civilian population 16 years and over
14,095
100.0
3,412,647
100.0
        Management, Professional, and related
4,407
31.3
1,304,905
38.2
        Service
1,705
12.1
468,179
13.7
        Sales and office 
3,336
23.7
868,527
25.5
        Farming, fishing, and foresty
126
0.9
16,336
0.5
        Construction, extraction, and maintenance
1,842
13.1
327,733
9.6
        Production, transportation, and material moving
2,669
18.9
426,966
12.5
   
 
 
 
 
Commuting
    Workers 16 years or over
13,986
100.0
3,481,820
100.0
        Car, truck, or van (drove alone)
11,797
84.3
2,685,914
77.1
        Car, truck, or van (carpooled)
1,516
10.8
441,093
12.7
        Public transportation (including taxicab)
13
0.1
124,166
3.6
        Walked
157
1.1
80,487
2.3
        Other means
73
0.5
40,093
1.2
        Worked at home
430
3.1
110,067
3.2
        Mean travel time to work (minutes)
29.9
-
27
-
         
         
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