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Labor Force        
Employment status
Local
%
State
%
    Population 16 years and older (2000)
38,248
100.0
5,529,980
100.0
        In labor force       
23,128
60.5
3,694,663
66.8
            Civilian labor force
22,800
59.6
3,563,772
64.4
                 Employed
21,990
57.5
3,412,647
61.7
                 Unemployed
810
2.1
151,125
2.7
                     Percent of civilian labor
3.6
-
4.2
-
            Armed forces
328
0.9
130,891
2.4
        Not in labor force
15,120
39.5
1,835,317
33.2

Class of worker
 
 
 
 
        Private wage and salary worker
15,550
70.7
2,547,990
74.7
        Government worker
4,961
22.6
668,575
19.6
        Self-employed in own not corporate business
1,410
6.4
188,035
5.5
        Unpaid family worker
69
0.3
8,047
0.2
        
Occupation
 
 
 
 
    Employed civilian population 16 years and over
21,990
100.0
3,412,647
100.0
        Management, Professional, and related
9,044
41.1
1,304,905
38.2
        Service
3,448
15.7
468,179
13.7
        Sales and office 
5,565
25.3
868,527
25.5
        Farming, fishing, and foresty
46
0.2
16,336
0.5
        Construction, extraction, and maintenance
1,942
8.8
327,733
9.6
        Production, transportation, and material moving
1,945
8.8
426,966
12.5
   
 
 
 
 
Commuting
    Workers 16 years or over
21,922
100.0
3,481,820
100.0
        Car, truck, or van (drove alone)
17,968
82.0
2,685,914
77.1
        Car, truck, or van (carpooled)
2,203
10.0
441,093
12.7
        Public transportation (including taxicab)
186
0.8
124,166
3.6
        Walked
300
1.4
80,487
2.3
        Other means
227
1.0
40,093
1.2
        Worked at home
1,038
4.7
110,067
3.2
        Mean travel time to work (minutes)
24.6
-
27
-
         
         
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