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Labor Force        
Employment status
Local
%
State
%
    Population 16 years and older (2000)
321,282
100.0
5,529,980
100.0
        In labor force       
234,257
72.9
3,694,663
66.8
            Civilian labor force
203,170
63.2
3,563,772
64.4
                 Employed
194,923
60.7
3,412,647
61.7
                 Unemployed
8,247
2.6
151,125
2.7
                     Percent of civilian labor
4.1
-
4.2
-
            Armed forces
31,087
9.7
130,891
2.4
        Not in labor force
87,025
27.1
1,835,317
33.2

Class of worker
 
 
 
 
        Private wage and salary worker
146,625
75.2
2,547,990
74.7
        Government worker
37,731
19.4
668,575
19.6
        Self-employed in own not corporate business
10,148
5.2
188,035
5.5
        Unpaid family worker
49
0.2
8,047
0.2
        
Occupation
 
 
 
 
    Employed civilian population 16 years and over
194,923
100.0
3,412,647
100.0
        Management, Professional, and related
69,937
35.9
1,304,905
38.2
        Service
28,988
14.9
468,179
13.7
        Sales and office 
58,697
30.1
868,527
25.5
        Farming, fishing, and foresty
247
0.1
16,336
0.5
        Construction, extraction, and maintenance
19,554
10.0
327,733
9.6
        Production, transportation, and material moving
17,500
9.0
426,966
12.5
   
 
 
 
 
Commuting
    Workers 16 years or over
222,648
100.0
3,481,820
100.0
        Car, truck, or van (drove alone)
182,639
82.0
2,685,914
77.1
        Car, truck, or van (carpooled)
24,036
10.8
441,093
12.7
        Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,651
0.7
124,166
3.6
        Walked
4,369
2.0
80,487
2.3
        Other means
3,788
1.7
40,093
1.2
        Worked at home
6,165
2.8
110,067
3.2
        Mean travel time to work (minutes)
23.9
-
27
-
         
         
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