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Labor Force        
Employment status
Local
%
State
%
    Population 16 years and older (2000)
8,838
100.0
5,529,980
100.0
        In labor force       
5,908
66.8
3,694,663
66.8
            Civilian labor force
5,732
64.9
3,563,772
64.4
                 Employed
5,550
62.8
3,412,647
61.7
                 Unemployed
182
2.1
151,125
2.7
                     Percent of civilian labor
3.2
-
4.2
-
            Armed forces
176
2.0
130,891
2.4
        Not in labor force
2,930
33.2
1,835,317
33.2

Class of worker
 
 
 
 
        Private wage and salary worker
3,755
67.7
2,547,990
74.7
        Government worker
1,402
25.3
668,575
19.6
        Self-employed in own not corporate business
357
6.4
188,035
5.5
        Unpaid family worker
36
0.6
8,047
0.2
        
Occupation
 
 
 
 
    Employed civilian population 16 years and over
5,550
100.0
3,412,647
100.0
        Management, Professional, and related
2,450
44.1
1,304,905
38.2
        Service
747
13.5
468,179
13.7
        Sales and office 
1,152
20.8
868,527
25.5
        Farming, fishing, and foresty
83
1.5
16,336
0.5
        Construction, extraction, and maintenance
570
10.3
327,733
9.6
        Production, transportation, and material moving
548
9.9
426,966
12.5
   
 
 
 
 
Commuting
    Workers 16 years or over
5,658
100.0
3,481,820
100.0
        Car, truck, or van (drove alone)
4,970
87.8
2,685,914
77.1
        Car, truck, or van (carpooled)
405
7.2
441,093
12.7
        Public transportation (including taxicab)
8
0.1
124,166
3.6
        Walked
44
0.8
80,487
2.3
        Other means
53
0.9
40,093
1.2
        Worked at home
178
3.1
110,067
3.2
        Mean travel time to work (minutes)
24
-
27
-
         
         
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