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Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most Common Industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care13.8% (172)4.8% (30)22.6% (142)
Public administration10.5% (131)5.8% (36)15.1% (95)
Construction9.4% (118)18.5% (115)0.5% (3)
Educational services9.1% (114)3.7% (23)14.5% (91)
Accommodation and food services5.0% (63)2.9% (18)7.2% (45)
Transportation equipment4.5% (56)7.2% (45)1.8% (11)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers4.2% (53)6.1% (38)2.4% (15)
Food and beverage stores3.8% (47)3.4% (21)4.1% (26)
Repair and maintenance3.3% (41)6.6% (41)0.0% (0)
Professional, scientific, and technical services2.7% (34)2.7% (17)2.7% (17)
Finance and insurance2.3% (29)1.3% (8)3.3% (21)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.2% (27)2.7% (17)1.6% (10)
Administrative and support and waste management services2.2% (27)3.9% (24)0.5% (3)
Social assistance1.9% (24)0.0% (0)3.8% (24)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers1.8% (22)1.4% (9)2.1% (13)
Metal and metal products1.5% (19)2.6% (16)0.5% (3)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores1.3% (16)1.1% (7)1.4% (9)
Computer and electronic products1.2% (15)0.8% (5)1.6% (10)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers1.1% (14)1.3% (8)1.0% (6)
Machinery1.0% (13)1.4% (9)0.6% (4)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1.0% (13)2.1% (13)0.0% (0)
U. S. Postal service1.0% (13)1.1% (7)1.0% (6)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers1.0% (12)1.3% (8)0.6% (4)
Utilities1.0% (12)0.8% (5)1.1% (7)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations0.9% (11)0.0% (0)1.8% (11)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.9% (11)0.6% (4)1.1% (7)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.8% (10)1.6% (10)0.0% (0)
Real estate and rental and leasing0.8% (10)0.0% (0)1.6% (10)
Wood products0.7% (9)1.4% (9)0.0% (0)
Paper0.6% (8)1.3% (8)0.0% (0)
Food0.6% (8)0.6% (4)0.6% (4)
Private households0.6% (8)0.0% (0)1.3% (8)
Truck transportation0.6% (8)1.3% (8)0.0% (0)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.6% (8)1.3% (8)0.0% (0)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.6% (7)1.1% (7)0.0% (0)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.5% (6)0.0% (0)1.0% (6)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.5% (6)0.5% (3)0.5% (3)
Textile mills and textile products0.5% (6)1.0% (6)0.0% (0)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.5% (6)1.0% (6)0.0% (0)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.4% (5)0.8% (5)0.0% (0)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.4% (5)0.0% (0)0.8% (5)
Beverage and tobacco products0.3% (4)0.6% (4)0.0% (0)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.3% (4)0.0% (0)0.6% (4)
Music stores0.3% (4)0.6% (4)0.0% (0)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.3% (4)0.6% (4)0.0% (0)
Apparel0.2% (3)0.0% (0)0.5% (3)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Other direct selling establishments0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.2% (2)0.0% (0)0.3% (2)

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors5.5% (69)4.3% (27)6.7% (42)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers4.7% (59)9.5% (59)0.0% (0)
Secretaries and administrative assistants4.4% (55)0.0% (0)8.8% (55)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers4.1% (51)2.7% (17)5.4% (34)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors4.0% (50)3.4% (21)4.6% (29)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers3.8% (47)7.6% (47)0.0% (0)
Cashiers3.6% (45)1.1% (7)6.1% (38)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers3.5% (44)7.1% (44)0.0% (0)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations3.5% (44)5.3% (33)1.8% (11)
Other production occupations including supervisors3.3% (41)6.3% (39)0.3% (2)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers3.2% (40)3.5% (22)2.9% (18)
Registered nurses2.7% (34)0.0% (0)5.4% (34)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides2.6% (32)0.0% (0)5.1% (32)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.5% (31)5.0% (31)0.0% (0)
Health technologists and technicians2.4% (30)2.6% (16)2.2% (14)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers2.2% (28)0.6% (4)3.8% (24)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses2.1% (26)1.6% (10)2.5% (16)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers1.8% (22)0.6% (4)2.9% (18)
Cooks and food preparation workers1.7% (21)0.0% (0)3.3% (21)
Carpenters1.7% (21)3.4% (21)0.0% (0)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers1.6% (20)3.2% (20)0.0% (0)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors1.6% (20)1.4% (9)1.8% (11)
Other financial specialists1.6% (20)0.6% (4)2.5% (16)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.4% (18)2.4% (15)0.5% (3)
Legal support workers1.4% (17)0.0% (0)2.7% (17)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.4% (17)2.7% (17)0.0% (0)
Customer service representatives1.4% (17)0.6% (4)2.1% (13)
Child care workers1.4% (17)0.5% (3)2.2% (14)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.3% (16)0.0% (0)2.5% (16)
Painters and paperhangers1.3% (16)2.6% (16)0.0% (0)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives1.2% (15)0.0% (0)2.4% (15)
Computer specialists1.2% (15)1.3% (8)1.1% (7)
Laborers and material movers, hand1.2% (15)2.4% (15)0.0% (0)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers1.1% (14)1.0% (6)1.3% (8)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.1% (14)1.1% (7)1.1% (7)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.1% (14)0.0% (0)2.2% (14)
Electricians1.0% (12)1.9% (12)0.0% (0)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.9% (11)0.0% (0)1.8% (11)
Business operations specialists0.9% (11)0.5% (3)1.3% (8)
Waiters and waitresses0.9% (11)0.6% (4)1.1% (7)
Retail sales workers except cashiers0.8% (10)1.6% (10)0.0% (0)
Farmers and farm managers0.7% (9)1.4% (9)0.0% (0)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.7% (9)1.4% (9)0.0% (0)
Bus drivers0.7% (9)0.0% (0)1.4% (9)
Accountants and auditors0.7% (9)0.0% (0)1.4% (9)
Assemblers and fabricators0.6% (8)0.6% (4)0.6% (4)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers0.6% (7)0.0% (0)1.1% (7)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.6% (7)0.0% (0)1.1% (7)
Top executives0.5% (6)0.0% (0)1.0% (6)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors0.4% (5)0.8% (5)0.0% (0)
Postsecondary teachers0.4% (5)0.8% (5)0.0% (0)
Food processing workers0.4% (5)0.0% (0)0.8% (5)
Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers0.4% (5)0.8% (5)0.0% (0)
Woodworkers0.4% (5)0.8% (5)0.0% (0)
Construction laborers0.3% (4)0.6% (4)0.0% (0)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.3% (4)0.0% (0)0.6% (4)
Special education teachers0.3% (4)0.0% (0)0.6% (4)
Secondary school teachers0.3% (4)0.0% (0)0.6% (4)
Financial managers0.3% (4)0.0% (0)0.6% (4)
Plant and system operators0.3% (4)0.6% (4)0.0% (0)
Other healthcare support occupations0.3% (4)0.0% (0)0.6% (4)
Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Life and physical scientists0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Art and design workers0.2% (3)0.0% (0)0.5% (3)
Engineers0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Printing workers0.2% (3)0.0% (0)0.5% (3)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.2% (3)0.5% (3)0.0% (0)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.2% (2)0.3% (2)0.0% (0)
Unemployment by race in 2000:

Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.7%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.5%

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

6.1% (75)
Maine:

4.4% (26,948)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Chelsea:

4.1% (50)
Maine:

3.7% (22,592)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

10.0% (123)
Maine:

5.2% (32,239)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Chelsea:

13.0% (159)
Maine:

9.4% (57,835)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

14.6% (179)
Maine:

11.5% (70,598)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Chelsea:

14.3% (176)
Maine:

14.9% (91,521)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

12.5% (153)
Maine:

14.4% (88,758)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Chelsea:

7.2% (88)
Maine:

9.0% (55,154)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

0.7% (9)
Maine:

4.0% (24,448)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

2.4% (29)
Maine:

3.8% (23,244)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

2.9% (36)
Maine:

1.7% (10,648)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

1.0% (5,881)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Chelsea:

5.7% (70)
Maine:

6.9% (42,456)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Chelsea:

4.0% (49)
Maine:

5.8% (35,860)

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.3%
Number of people working at home: 27 (2.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Chelsea

Working at home - Maine

Travel time to work:
Less than 5 minutes:
Chelsea:

5.6% (69)
Maine:

5.6% (34,404)
5 to 9 minutes:
Chelsea:

9.5% (117)
Maine:

14.1% (86,612)
10 to 14 minutes:
Chelsea:

18.6% (228)
Maine:

16.0% (98,470)
15 to 19 minutes:
Chelsea:

24.9% (305)
Maine:

14.9% (91,940)
20 to 24 minutes:
Chelsea:

10.3% (126)
Maine:

13.1% (80,377)
25 to 29 minutes:
Chelsea:

4.0% (49)
Maine:

5.1% (31,321)
30 to 34 minutes:
Chelsea:

7.7% (94)
Maine:

10.4% (63,930)
35 to 39 minutes:
Chelsea:

1.6% (20)
Maine:

2.2% (13,677)
40 to 44 minutes:
Chelsea:

2.5% (31)
Maine:

2.7% (16,863)
45 to 59 minutes:
Chelsea:

7.0% (86)
Maine:

5.6% (34,475)
60 to 89 minutes:
Chelsea:

4.1% (50)
Maine:

3.6% (21,933)
90 or more minutes:
Chelsea:

2.0% (25)
Maine:

2.3% (14,180)

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

Travel time to work by means of transportation:
Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Chelsea:

79.2% (19)
Maine:

56.1% (2,925)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Chelsea:

74.4% (875)
Maine:

72.1% (420,199)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Chelsea:

12.3% (145)
Maine:

16.0% (93,444)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Chelsea:

20.8% (5)
Maine:

8.6% (448)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Chelsea:

6.9% (81)
Maine:

5.8% (34,027)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Chelsea:

6.4% (75)
Maine:

6.1% (35,295)

Means of transportation to work - Chelsea

Means of transportation to work - Maine

Means of transportation to work:
Drove car alone:
Chelsea:

79.3% (973)
Maine:

78.6% (483,317)
Carpooled:
Chelsea:

13.9% (170)
Maine:

11.3% (69,208)
Bus or trolley bus:
Chelsea:

1.6% (20)
Maine:

0.5% (3,220)
Taxicab:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

0.2% (1,250)
Walked:
Chelsea:

2.4% (29)
Maine:

4.0% (24,700)
Other means:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

0.7% (4,104)

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Private vehicle occupancy:
Drove alone:
Chelsea:

85.1% (973)
Maine:

87.5% (483,317)
In 2 person carpool:
Chelsea:

12.6% (144)
Maine:

10.3% (56,707)
In 3 person carpool:
Chelsea:

0.6% (7)
Maine:

1.4% (7,855)
In 4 person carpool:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

0.3% (1,917)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

0.2% (1,034)
In 7+ person carpool:
Chelsea:

1.0% (11)
Maine:

0.3% (1,695)

Class of Workers (%)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Class of Workers:
Employee of private company:
Chelsea:

55.6% (695)
Maine:

62.7% (390,945)
    Employee of private company - Males:
    Chelsea:

    65.1% (405)
    Maine:

    65.6% (212,697)
    Employee of private company - Females:
    Chelsea:

    46.2% (290)
    Maine:

    59.5% (178,248)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Chelsea:

1.5% (19)
Maine:

3.1% (19,246)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
    Chelsea:

    1.6% (10)
    Maine:

    4.3% (14,069)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
    Chelsea:

    1.4% (9)
    Maine:

    1.7% (5,177)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Chelsea:

7.6% (95)
Maine:

10.2% (63,603)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
    Chelsea:

    2.7% (17)
    Maine:

    6.0% (19,473)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
    Chelsea:

    12.4% (78)
    Maine:

    14.7% (44,130)
Local government workers:
Chelsea:

8.1% (101)
Maine:

7.6% (47,389)
    Local government workers - Males:
    Chelsea:

    2.7% (17)
    Maine:

    5.6% (18,289)
    Local government workers - Females:
    Chelsea:

    13.4% (84)
    Maine:

    9.7% (29,100)
State government workers:
Chelsea:

11.3% (141)
Maine:

4.3% (26,534)
    State government workers - Males:
    Chelsea:

    8.8% (55)
    Maine:

    3.8% (12,314)
    State government workers - Females:
    Chelsea:

    13.7% (86)
    Maine:

    4.7% (14,220)
Federal government workers:
Chelsea:

6.6% (83)
Maine:

2.6% (16,465)
    Federal government workers - Males:
    Chelsea:

    4.8% (30)
    Maine:

    3.1% (9,960)
    Federal government workers - Females:
    Chelsea:

    8.4% (53)
    Maine:

    2.2% (6,505)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Chelsea:

9.3% (116)
Maine:

9.3% (58,153)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
    Chelsea:

    14.1% (88)
    Maine:

    11.3% (36,757)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
    Chelsea:

    4.5% (28)
    Maine:

    7.1% (21,396)


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