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Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most Common Industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Public administration14.2% (95)13.6% (49)14.9% (46)
Educational services13.2% (88)4.7% (17)23.1% (71)
Professional, scientific, and technical services10.2% (68)12.5% (45)7.5% (23)
Finance and insurance8.5% (57)5.8% (21)11.7% (36)
Construction7.2% (48)10.6% (38)3.2% (10)
U. S. Postal service5.8% (39)8.1% (29)3.2% (10)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers4.8% (32)3.9% (14)5.8% (18)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations3.0% (20)2.8% (10)3.2% (10)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores2.8% (19)0.0% (0)6.2% (19)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.8% (19)5.3% (19)0.0% (0)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers2.7% (18)2.5% (9)2.9% (9)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.7% (18)2.2% (8)3.2% (10)
Accommodation and food services2.7% (18)2.8% (10)2.6% (8)
Administrative and support and waste management services1.8% (12)0.0% (0)3.9% (12)
Miscellaneous manufacturing1.5% (10)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)
Personal and laundry services1.5% (10)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)
Radio, TV, and computer stores1.3% (9)0.0% (0)2.9% (9)
Nonmetallic mineral products1.3% (9)2.5% (9)0.0% (0)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers1.3% (9)2.5% (9)0.0% (0)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components1.3% (9)2.5% (9)0.0% (0)
Department and other general merchandise stores1.3% (9)0.0% (0)2.9% (9)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1.2% (8)2.2% (8)0.0% (0)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores1.2% (8)2.2% (8)0.0% (0)
Retail florists1.2% (8)0.0% (0)2.6% (8)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1.0% (7)1.9% (7)0.0% (0)
Printing and related support activities1.0% (7)1.9% (7)0.0% (0)
Health care1.0% (7)1.9% (7)0.0% (0)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.6% (4)1.1% (4)0.0% (0)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.4% (3)0.8% (3)0.0% (0)

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other sales and related workers including supervisors9.1% (61)9.4% (34)8.8% (27)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers6.7% (45)9.7% (35)3.2% (10)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers6.6% (44)0.0% (0)14.3% (44)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers5.8% (39)8.1% (29)3.2% (10)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing5.5% (37)5.3% (19)5.8% (18)
Other financial specialists4.0% (27)2.5% (9)5.8% (18)
Media and communication equipment workers3.4% (23)0.0% (0)7.5% (23)
Religious workers3.0% (20)2.8% (10)3.2% (10)
Financial managers2.8% (19)2.5% (9)3.2% (10)
Secretaries and administrative assistants2.8% (19)0.0% (0)6.2% (19)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers2.7% (18)5.0% (18)0.0% (0)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors2.7% (18)0.0% (0)5.8% (18)
Engineers2.5% (17)1.9% (7)3.2% (10)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.2% (15)4.2% (15)0.0% (0)
Computer specialists2.2% (15)0.0% (0)4.9% (15)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives2.1% (14)1.7% (6)2.6% (8)
Laborers and material movers, hand1.9% (13)3.6% (13)0.0% (0)
Business operations specialists1.6% (11)3.1% (11)0.0% (0)
Special education teachers1.5% (10)0.0% (0)3.2% (10)
Librarians, curators, and archivists1.5% (10)0.0% (0)3.2% (10)
Art and design workers1.5% (10)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)
Top executives1.5% (10)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers1.5% (10)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)
Electricians1.5% (10)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)
Assemblers and fabricators1.5% (10)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers1.5% (10)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians1.3% (9)2.5% (9)0.0% (0)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.3% (9)0.0% (0)2.9% (9)
Postsecondary teachers1.3% (9)2.5% (9)0.0% (0)
Customer service representatives1.3% (9)0.0% (0)2.9% (9)
Accountants and auditors1.3% (9)2.5% (9)0.0% (0)
Other production occupations including supervisors1.3% (9)2.5% (9)0.0% (0)
Retail sales workers except cashiers1.3% (9)0.0% (0)2.9% (9)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers1.3% (9)2.5% (9)0.0% (0)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses1.2% (8)0.0% (0)2.6% (8)
Farmers and farm managers1.2% (8)2.2% (8)0.0% (0)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors1.2% (8)2.2% (8)0.0% (0)
Physicians and surgeons1.0% (7)1.9% (7)0.0% (0)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers1.0% (7)1.9% (7)0.0% (0)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.0% (7)0.0% (0)2.3% (7)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.0% (7)1.9% (7)0.0% (0)
Registered nurses0.9% (6)0.0% (0)1.9% (6)
Carpenters0.4% (3)0.8% (3)0.0% (0)
Unemployment by race in 2000:

Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 1.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.5%

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Males

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Females

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

2.3% (12)
Alabama:

5.6% (106,858)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    5.0% (12)
    Alabama:

    7.4% (75,047)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

2.9% (15)
Alabama:

5.9% (113,503)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    5.6% (15)
    Alabama:

    4.3% (38,510)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

7.4% (38)
Alabama:

10.4% (197,854)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    15.7% (38)
    Alabama:

    12.3% (125,165)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

12.1% (62)
Alabama:

11.7% (223,622)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    11.6% (28)
    Alabama:

    12.3% (125,010)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    12.6% (34)
    Alabama:

    11.0% (98,612)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

35.5% (182)
Alabama:

16.4% (314,161)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    32.6% (79)
    Alabama:

    14.4% (145,846)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    38.1% (103)
    Alabama:

    18.8% (168,315)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

18.0% (92)
Alabama:

13.2% (251,689)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    20.2% (49)
    Alabama:

    10.2% (103,724)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    15.9% (43)
    Alabama:

    16.5% (147,965)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

11.5% (59)
Alabama:

7.6% (145,069)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    5.4% (13)
    Alabama:

    6.8% (69,153)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    17.0% (46)
    Alabama:

    8.5% (75,916)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

2.1% (11)
Alabama:

3.4% (65,585)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    4.5% (11)
    Alabama:

    2.6% (26,076)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

5.7% (29)
Alabama:

4.0% (77,250)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    5.0% (12)
    Alabama:

    3.3% (33,614)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    6.3% (17)
    Alabama:

    4.9% (43,636)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Blue Ridge:

2.3% (12)
Alabama:

7.0% (133,784)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    4.4% (12)
    Alabama:

    6.7% (60,310)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

2.9% (20)
Alabama:

4.2% (80,283)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

1.4% (10)
Alabama:

3.9% (73,270)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

4.3% (30)
Alabama:

5.8% (109,814)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

5.9% (41)
Alabama:

10.3% (195,070)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

15.7% (109)
Alabama:

12.7% (242,086)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

31.5% (218)
Alabama:

16.7% (317,590)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

11.0% (76)
Alabama:

15.7% (298,086)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

7.4% (51)
Alabama:

7.1% (135,165)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

3.9% (27)
Alabama:

2.9% (55,392)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

6.6% (46)
Alabama:

3.5% (67,166)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Blue Ridge:

1.3% (9)
Alabama:

1.5% (29,085)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Blue Ridge:

2.6% (18)
Alabama:

6.3% (119,754)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Blue Ridge:

4.0% (28)
Alabama:

6.5% (124,331)

Percentage of workers working in this county: 22.4%
Number of people working at home: 10 (1.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Blue Ridge

Working at home - Alabama

Travel time to work:
10 to 14 minutes:
Blue Ridge:

18.0% (125)
Alabama:

15.0% (284,405)
15 to 19 minutes:
Blue Ridge:

19.0% (132)
Alabama:

17.0% (323,887)
20 to 24 minutes:
Blue Ridge:

24.1% (167)
Alabama:

15.0% (285,904)
25 to 29 minutes:
Blue Ridge:

5.8% (40)
Alabama:

5.8% (110,204)
30 to 34 minutes:
Blue Ridge:

23.1% (160)
Alabama:

13.7% (260,798)
35 to 39 minutes:
Blue Ridge:

1.0% (7)
Alabama:

2.5% (46,607)
45 to 59 minutes:
Blue Ridge:

6.5% (45)
Alabama:

6.7% (127,205)
90 or more minutes:
Blue Ridge:

1.0% (7)
Alabama:

2.5% (48,005)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Travel time to work by means of transportation:
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Blue Ridge:

67.9% (464)
Alabama:

67.8% (1,255,199)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Blue Ridge:

24.5% (167)
Alabama:

19.2% (354,713)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Blue Ridge:

6.6% (45)
Alabama:

6.8% (126,329)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Blue Ridge:

1.0% (7)
Alabama:

6.2% (115,049)

Means of transportation to work - Blue Ridge

Means of transportation to work - Alabama

Means of transportation to work:
Drove car alone:
Blue Ridge:

83.4% (578)
Alabama:

83.0% (1,576,882)
Carpooled:
Blue Ridge:

14.1% (98)
Alabama:

12.3% (234,020)
Other means:
Blue Ridge:

1.0% (7)
Alabama:

0.7% (12,430)

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Private vehicle occupancy:
Drove alone:
Blue Ridge:

85.5% (578)
Alabama:

87.1% (1,576,882)
In 2 person carpool:
Blue Ridge:

13.0% (88)
Alabama:

10.1% (182,201)
In 3 person carpool:
Blue Ridge:

1.5% (10)
Alabama:

1.9% (33,742)

Class of Workers (%)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Class of Workers:
Employee of private company:
Blue Ridge:

46.0% (307)
Alabama:

69.3% (1,330,489)
    Employee of private company - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    50.3% (181)
    Alabama:

    71.8% (738,995)
    Employee of private company - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    40.9% (126)
    Alabama:

    66.4% (591,494)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Blue Ridge:

6.4% (43)
Alabama:

3.0% (56,994)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    9.7% (35)
    Alabama:

    4.1% (42,283)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    2.6% (8)
    Alabama:

    1.7% (14,711)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Blue Ridge:

8.1% (54)
Alabama:

5.7% (109,055)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    5.0% (18)
    Alabama:

    3.4% (35,197)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    11.7% (36)
    Alabama:

    8.3% (73,858)
Local government workers:
Blue Ridge:

3.9% (26)
Alabama:

6.7% (128,778)
    Local government workers - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    8.4% (26)
    Alabama:

    8.3% (74,289)
State government workers:
Blue Ridge:

13.2% (88)
Alabama:

5.5% (105,286)
    State government workers - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    11.4% (41)
    Alabama:

    3.9% (40,210)
    State government workers - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    15.3% (47)
    Alabama:

    7.3% (65,076)
Federal government workers:
Blue Ridge:

12.6% (84)
Alabama:

3.4% (64,370)
    Federal government workers - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    12.8% (46)
    Alabama:

    3.4% (35,105)
    Federal government workers - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    12.3% (38)
    Alabama:

    3.3% (29,265)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Blue Ridge:

9.9% (66)
Alabama:

6.2% (119,345)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
    Blue Ridge:

    10.8% (39)
    Alabama:

    7.8% (80,382)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
    Blue Ridge:

    8.8% (27)
    Alabama:

    4.4% (38,963)


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