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Most common industries

Most common industries in 2009 (%)

Most common industries in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2009 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2009 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common industries
(2009 Data)

Most common industries
(2000 Data)

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Educational services24.5%
(72,209)
15.8%
(23,453)
33.1%
(48,756)
7.9%
(21,878)
5.1%
(7,419)
11.1%
(14,459)
Health care14.9%
(44,112)
8.9%
(13,202)
21.0%
(30,910)
9.2%
(25,364)
5.0%
(7,249)
13.9%
(18,115)
Professional, scientific, and technical services13.9%
(40,951)
15.7%
(23,286)
12.0%
(17,665)
8.1%
(22,314)
8.1%
(11,818)
8.1%
(10,496)
Social assistance11.8%
(34,866)
7.1%
(10,452)
16.6%
(24,414)
2.6%
(7,079)
1.0%
(1,402)
4.4%
(5,677)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers10.3%
(30,531)
10.5%
(15,514)
10.2%
(15,017)
1.0%
(2,862)
1.6%
(2,320)
0.4%
(542)
Management of companies and enterprises10.0%
(29,646)
11.4%
(16,919)
8.6%
(12,727)
0.0%
(138)
0.0%
(44)
0.1%
(94)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation9.9%
(29,359)
9.1%
(13,532)
10.7%
(15,827)
2.1%
(5,753)
2.1%
(3,034)
2.1%
(2,719)
Finance and insurance6.1%
(18,075)
6.6%
(9,778)
5.6%
(8,297)
4.6%
(12,828)
3.1%
(4,489)
6.4%
(8,339)
Repair and maintenance5.6%
(16,407)
3.9%
(5,830)
7.2%
(10,577)
1.4%
(3,997)
2.4%
(3,486)
0.4%
(511)
Real estate and rental and leasing4.1%
(12,149)
4.2%
(6,156)
4.1%
(5,993)
2.2%
(6,205)
2.3%
(3,281)
2.2%
(2,924)
Construction4.0%
(11,715)
6.7%
(9,982)
1.2%
(1,733)
5.4%
(14,965)
9.0%
(13,155)
1.4%
(1,810)
Air transportation3.9%
(11,372)
6.0%
(8,843)
1.7%
(2,529)
0.5%
(1,245)
0.5%
(694)
0.4%
(551)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries3.4%
(9,916)
3.0%
(4,450)
3.7%
(5,466)
1.3%
(3,456)
1.4%
(2,081)
1.1%
(1,375)
Accommodation and food services2.5%
(7,284)
2.7%
(3,928)
2.3%
(3,356)
7.3%
(20,240)
6.9%
(10,034)
7.8%
(10,206)
Pharmacies and drug stores2.2%
(6,632)
2.5%
(3,668)
2.0%
(2,964)
0.3%
(797)
0.2%
(336)
0.4%
(461)
Warehousing and storage1.9%
(5,584)
3.0%
(4,411)
0.8%
(1,173)
0.2%
(556)
0.3%
(419)
0.1%
(137)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.9%
(5,574)
0.9%
(1,307)
2.9%
(4,267)
2.0%
(5,541)
1.6%
(2,262)
2.5%
(3,279)
Private households1.8%
(5,440)
1.7%
(2,549)
2.0%
(2,891)
0.6%
(1,597)
0.1%
(200)
1.1%
(1,397)
Retail florists1.6%
(4,737)
1.2%
(1,785)
2.0%
(2,952)
0.1%
(316)
0.1%
(84)
0.2%
(232)
Computer and electronic products1.6%
(4,710)
2.3%
(3,454)
0.9%
(1,256)
2.3%
(6,479)
3.0%
(4,397)
1.6%
(2,082)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.6%
(4,589)
1.8%
(2,705)
1.3%
(1,884)
1.3%
(3,504)
1.4%
(1,976)
1.2%
(1,528)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services1.3%
(3,872)
1.0%
(1,435)
1.7%
(2,437)
0.6%
(1,780)
0.6%
(938)
0.6%
(842)
Transportation equipment1.2%
(3,424)
1.7%
(2,511)
0.6%
(913)
1.6%
(4,352)
2.5%
(3,698)
0.5%
(654)
Miscellaneous manufacturing1.1%
(3,157)
1.2%
(1,795)
0.9%
(1,362)
1.1%
(2,953)
1.3%
(1,827)
0.9%
(1,126)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers1.1%
(3,152)
1.6%
(2,437)
0.5%
(715)
0.8%
(2,169)
1.1%
(1,536)
0.5%
(633)
Machinery0.9%
(2,773)
1.1%
(1,702)
0.7%
(1,071)
0.6%
(1,772)
0.9%
(1,378)
0.3%
(394)
Personal and laundry services0.9%
(2,766)
1.2%
(1,847)
0.6%
(919)
1.4%
(3,984)
1.0%
(1,427)
2.0%
(2,557)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.9%
(2,691)
1.1%
(1,564)
0.8%
(1,127)
0.2%
(665)
0.2%
(318)
0.3%
(347)
Public administration0.9%
(2,627)
0.1%
(127)
1.7%
(2,500)
3.4%
(9,397)
2.9%
(4,185)
4.0%
(5,212)
Metal and metal products0.8%
(2,509)
1.5%
(2,230)
0.2%
(279)
1.9%
(5,160)
2.9%
(4,185)
0.7%
(975)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.8%
(2,397)
1.4%
(2,087)
0.2%
(310)
0.6%
(1,696)
0.7%
(1,068)
0.5%
(628)
U. S. Postal service0.8%
(2,377)
1.4%
(2,041)
0.2%
(336)
0.6%
(1,739)
0.8%
(1,143)
0.5%
(596)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.7%
(2,108)
1.0%
(1,542)
0.4%
(566)
0.4%
(1,008)
0.5%
(722)
0.2%
(286)
Food0.6%
(1,911)
0.7%
(1,049)
0.6%
(862)
0.7%
(2,033)
0.9%
(1,356)
0.5%
(677)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.6%
(1,887)
0.8%
(1,158)
0.5%
(729)
0.2%
(473)
0.1%
(125)
0.3%
(348)
Apparel0.6%
(1,799)
0.3%
(427)
0.9%
(1,372)
0.4%
(1,124)
0.2%
(289)
0.6%
(835)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.6%
(1,717)
0.4%
(541)
0.8%
(1,176)
0.1%
(316)
0.1%
(163)
0.1%
(153)
Food and beverage stores0.5%
(1,552)
0.5%
(731)
0.6%
(821)
2.2%
(5,940)
2.2%
(3,217)
2.1%
(2,723)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.5%
(1,388)
0.5%
(719)
0.5%
(669)
0.1%
(160)
0.0%
(31)
0.1%
(129)
Printing and related support activities0.5%
(1,377)
0.3%
(426)
0.6%
(951)
1.0%
(2,659)
1.2%
(1,755)
0.7%
(904)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.5%
(1,366)
0.7%
(1,014)
0.2%
(352)
2.0%
(5,622)
2.8%
(4,012)
1.2%
(1,610)
Leather and allied products0.4%
(1,324)
0.4%
(610)
0.5%
(714)
0.3%
(742)
0.2%
(314)
0.3%
(428)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.4%
(1,145)
0.4%
(520)
0.4%
(625)
0.7%
(1,944)
0.9%
(1,378)
0.4%
(566)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.4%
(1,095)
0.1%
(130)
0.7%
(965)
1.9%
(5,185)
1.2%
(1,682)
2.7%
(3,503)
Gasoline stations0.4%
(1,058)
0.5%
(672)
0.3%
(386)
0.3%
(909)
0.4%
(650)
0.2%
(259)
Rail transportation0.3%
(1,022)
0.4%
(577)
0.3%
(445)
0.1%
(338)
0.2%
(315)
0.0%
(23)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.3%
(999)
0.3%
(442)
0.4%
(557)
0.7%
(1,837)
0.9%
(1,304)
0.4%
(533)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.3%
(994)
0.4%
(627)
0.2%
(367)
0.6%
(1,726)
0.4%
(527)
0.9%
(1,199)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.3%
(992)
0.5%
(718)
0.2%
(274)
0.5%
(1,453)
0.6%
(915)
0.4%
(538)
Chemicals0.3%
(986)
0.5%
(680)
0.2%
(306)
0.2%
(672)
0.3%
(456)
0.2%
(216)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.3%
(944)
0.6%
(944)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(658)
0.3%
(415)
0.2%
(243)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.3%
(910)
0.5%
(703)
0.1%
(207)
0.4%
(1,176)
0.7%
(984)
0.1%
(192)
Paper0.3%
(880)
0.3%
(386)
0.3%
(494)
0.3%
(843)
0.4%
(642)
0.2%
(201)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.3%
(861)
0.5%
(726)
0.1%
(135)
0.3%
(898)
0.4%
(648)
0.2%
(250)
Wood products0.3%
(769)
0.5%
(694)
0.1%
(75)
0.3%
(936)
0.5%
(750)
0.1%
(186)
Beverage and tobacco products0.3%
(767)
0.4%
(569)
0.1%
(198)
0.2%
(469)
0.3%
(369)
0.1%
(100)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.3%
(757)
0.4%
(583)
0.1%
(174)
0.4%
(1,092)
0.5%
(728)
0.3%
(364)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(607)
0.2%
(345)
0.2%
(262)
0.2%
(430)
0.1%
(211)
0.2%
(219)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.2%
(570)
0.3%
(446)
0.1%
(124)
0.2%
(659)
0.4%
(511)
0.1%
(148)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(530)
0.2%
(244)
0.2%
(286)
0.2%
(620)
0.3%
(458)
0.1%
(162)
Utilities0.2%
(518)
0.2%
(295)
0.2%
(223)
0.8%
(2,217)
0.9%
(1,239)
0.8%
(978)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.2%
(512)
0.3%
(444)
0.0%
(68)
0.1%
(352)
0.2%
(272)
0.1%
(80)
Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers0.2%
(512)
0.2%
(229)
0.2%
(283)
0.2%
(572)
0.3%
(379)
0.1%
(193)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.2%
(498)
0.2%
(282)
0.1%
(216)
0.1%
(262)
0.1%
(178)
0.1%
(84)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(451)
0.2%
(257)
0.1%
(194)
0.3%
(948)
0.5%
(672)
0.2%
(276)
Water transportation0.2%
(451)
0.3%
(451)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(169)
0.1%
(129)
0.0%
(40)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(406)
0.2%
(279)
0.1%
(127)
0.3%
(833)
0.4%
(621)
0.2%
(212)
Vending machine operators0.1%
(398)
0.1%
(209)
0.1%
(189)
0.0%
(122)
0.1%
(91)
0.0%
(31)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.1%
(369)
0.2%
(369)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(414)
0.2%
(338)
0.1%
(76)
Textile mills and textile products0.1%
(325)
0.2%
(223)
0.1%
(102)
0.2%
(602)
0.2%
(248)
0.3%
(354)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(301)
0.1%
(182)
0.1%
(119)
0.2%
(544)
0.2%
(297)
0.2%
(247)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.1%
(251)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(251)
0.4%
(1,031)
0.4%
(647)
0.3%
(384)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(250)
0.1%
(191)
0.0%
(59)
0.5%
(1,282)
0.6%
(896)
0.3%
(386)
Music stores0.1%
(249)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(249)
0.2%
(659)
0.3%
(440)
0.2%
(219)
Book stores and news dealers0.1%
(200)
0.1%
(200)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(996)
0.3%
(421)
0.4%
(575)
Plastics and rubber products0.1%
(183)
0.1%
(183)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(880)
0.4%
(559)
0.2%
(321)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.0%
(126)
0.1%
(126)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(2,263)
0.5%
(756)
1.2%
(1,507)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.0%
(113)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(113)
0.1%
(400)
0.2%
(258)
0.1%
(142)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.0%
(97)
0.0%
(46)
0.0%
(51)
3.9%
(10,654)
4.2%
(6,071)
3.5%
(4,583)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.0%
(72)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(72)
0.1%
(404)
0.2%
(269)
0.1%
(135)
Truck transportation0.0%
(54)
0.0%
(54)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(3,432)
1.9%
(2,786)
0.5%
(646)
Other direct selling establishments0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(1,329)
0.5%
(657)
0.5%
(672)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(236)
0.1%
(174)
0.0%
(62)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations in 2009 (%)

Most common occupations in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2009 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2009 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common occupations
(2009 Data)

Most common occupations
(2000 Data)

Occupation

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers6.8%
(20,101)
6.2%
(9,240)
7.4%
(10,861)
4.6%
(12,720)
4.9%
(7,076)
4.3%
(5,644)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors4.0%
(11,912)
3.8%
(5,581)
4.3%
(6,331)
4.1%
(11,203)
4.2%
(6,112)
3.9%
(5,091)
Computer specialists3.9%
(11,518)
5.6%
(8,296)
2.2%
(3,222)
2.8%
(7,691)
3.9%
(5,613)
1.6%
(2,078)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors3.5%
(10,270)
2.3%
(3,434)
4.6%
(6,836)
4.1%
(11,209)
2.1%
(2,996)
6.3%
(8,213)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations2.8%
(8,258)
3.0%
(4,367)
2.6%
(3,891)
3.1%
(8,489)
3.6%
(5,222)
2.5%
(3,267)
Other production occupations including supervisors2.8%
(8,223)
3.5%
(5,133)
2.1%
(3,090)
3.1%
(8,560)
4.2%
(6,156)
1.8%
(2,404)
Business operations specialists2.5%
(7,506)
2.3%
(3,377)
2.8%
(4,129)
2.6%
(7,226)
2.1%
(3,000)
3.2%
(4,226)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing2.4%
(7,126)
3.6%
(5,370)
1.2%
(1,756)
2.7%
(7,400)
3.2%
(4,670)
2.1%
(2,730)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives2.3%
(6,746)
0.9%
(1,387)
3.6%
(5,359)
2.4%
(6,533)
1.0%
(1,502)
3.9%
(5,031)
Cooks and food preparation workers2.3%
(6,741)
2.3%
(3,411)
2.3%
(3,330)
1.9%
(5,164)
2.1%
(3,132)
1.6%
(2,032)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.2%
(6,406)
2.8%
(4,121)
1.6%
(2,285)
2.7%
(7,507)
3.3%
(4,821)
2.1%
(2,686)
Customer service representatives2.2%
(6,403)
1.6%
(2,416)
2.7%
(3,987)
1.7%
(4,690)
1.2%
(1,681)
2.3%
(3,009)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers2.1%
(6,227)
0.6%
(925)
3.6%
(5,302)
1.2%
(3,369)
0.7%
(1,067)
1.8%
(2,302)
Laborers and material movers, hand2.1%
(6,054)
3.3%
(4,836)
0.8%
(1,218)
2.3%
(6,485)
3.6%
(5,207)
1.0%
(1,278)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers2.0%
(5,985)
0.9%
(1,372)
3.1%
(4,613)
2.0%
(5,476)
0.9%
(1,367)
3.2%
(4,109)
Retail sales workers except cashiers2.0%
(5,773)
2.0%
(2,958)
1.9%
(2,815)
2.8%
(7,655)
2.6%
(3,782)
3.0%
(3,873)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.9%
(5,601)
1.4%
(2,127)
2.4%
(3,474)
1.9%
(5,251)
1.1%
(1,573)
2.8%
(3,678)
Media and communication equipment workers1.9%
(5,549)
1.9%
(2,828)
1.8%
(2,721)
1.5%
(4,111)
1.4%
(2,058)
1.6%
(2,053)
Art and design workers1.9%
(5,486)
2.3%
(3,404)
1.4%
(2,082)
1.5%
(4,266)
1.5%
(2,163)
1.6%
(2,103)
Secretaries and administrative assistants1.8%
(5,187)
0.5%
(683)
3.1%
(4,504)
2.3%
(6,255)
0.2%
(336)
4.5%
(5,919)
Engineers1.7%
(5,154)
2.8%
(4,158)
0.7%
(996)
1.3%
(3,519)
2.1%
(3,064)
0.3%
(455)
Registered nurses1.7%
(4,902)
0.7%
(1,068)
2.6%
(3,834)
1.4%
(3,935)
0.3%
(428)
2.7%
(3,507)
Postsecondary teachers1.6%
(4,844)
1.6%
(2,306)
1.7%
(2,538)
1.1%
(3,076)
0.9%
(1,312)
1.4%
(1,764)
Cashiers1.5%
(4,504)
1.3%
(1,920)
1.8%
(2,584)
1.5%
(4,175)
1.0%
(1,451)
2.1%
(2,724)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors1.5%
(4,458)
2.6%
(3,874)
0.4%
(584)
1.6%
(4,402)
2.8%
(4,075)
0.3%
(327)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers1.5%
(4,395)
2.6%
(3,777)
0.4%
(618)
2.0%
(5,504)
3.4%
(5,023)
0.4%
(481)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.5%
(4,334)
1.1%
(1,686)
1.8%
(2,648)
1.2%
(3,323)
0.6%
(805)
1.9%
(2,518)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses1.4%
(4,049)
1.0%
(1,429)
1.8%
(2,620)
1.1%
(2,953)
0.8%
(1,148)
1.4%
(1,805)
Health technologists and technicians1.4%
(4,007)
1.1%
(1,614)
1.6%
(2,393)
1.1%
(2,906)
0.6%
(828)
1.6%
(2,078)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations1.3%
(3,821)
1.5%
(2,147)
1.1%
(1,674)
0.6%
(1,615)
0.5%
(729)
0.7%
(886)
Waiters and waitresses1.3%
(3,767)
1.0%
(1,444)
1.6%
(2,323)
1.6%
(4,352)
0.9%
(1,358)
2.3%
(2,994)
Lawyers1.3%
(3,703)
1.3%
(1,927)
1.2%
(1,776)
1.0%
(2,766)
1.3%
(1,921)
0.6%
(845)
Top executives1.2%
(3,629)
1.6%
(2,321)
0.9%
(1,308)
1.3%
(3,627)
1.8%
(2,604)
0.8%
(1,023)
Physicians and surgeons1.2%
(3,618)
1.3%
(1,913)
1.2%
(1,705)
0.8%
(2,248)
1.0%
(1,473)
0.6%
(775)
Child care workers1.2%
(3,559)
0.2%
(293)
2.2%
(3,266)
1.2%
(3,233)
0.1%
(203)
2.3%
(3,030)
Personal appearance workers1.2%
(3,397)
0.5%
(771)
1.8%
(2,626)
0.6%
(1,652)
0.2%
(317)
1.0%
(1,335)
Accountants and auditors1.0%
(3,100)
0.8%
(1,197)
1.3%
(1,903)
1.3%
(3,482)
1.0%
(1,397)
1.6%
(2,085)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers1.0%
(3,060)
1.1%
(1,616)
1.0%
(1,444)
1.1%
(3,059)
1.3%
(1,872)
0.9%
(1,187)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers1.0%
(2,854)
0.8%
(1,168)
1.1%
(1,686)
1.2%
(3,182)
1.1%
(1,544)
1.3%
(1,638)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.0%
(2,854)
1.6%
(2,409)
0.3%
(445)
1.9%
(5,205)
3.2%
(4,672)
0.4%
(533)
Therapists0.9%
(2,793)
0.3%
(442)
1.6%
(2,351)
0.4%
(1,237)
0.2%
(314)
0.7%
(923)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors0.9%
(2,743)
0.8%
(1,223)
1.0%
(1,520)
1.4%
(3,832)
1.5%
(2,166)
1.3%
(1,666)
Social scientists and related workers0.8%
(2,409)
0.6%
(940)
1.0%
(1,469)
0.5%
(1,413)
0.4%
(650)
0.6%
(763)
Other financial specialists0.8%
(2,387)
0.9%
(1,275)
0.8%
(1,112)
0.8%
(2,155)
0.7%
(1,004)
0.9%
(1,151)
Assemblers and fabricators0.8%
(2,354)
1.0%
(1,473)
0.6%
(881)
1.1%
(3,169)
1.4%
(2,016)
0.9%
(1,153)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.8%
(2,235)
0.1%
(217)
1.4%
(2,018)
1.3%
(3,641)
0.3%
(469)
2.4%
(3,172)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.7%
(2,126)
0.5%
(720)
1.0%
(1,406)
1.0%
(2,707)
0.3%
(432)
1.7%
(2,275)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.7%
(2,061)
0.8%
(1,150)
0.6%
(911)
0.7%
(1,878)
0.7%
(1,055)
0.6%
(823)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides0.7%
(2,059)
0.3%
(458)
1.1%
(1,601)
1.0%
(2,758)
0.4%
(555)
1.7%
(2,203)
Legal support workers0.7%
(1,921)
0.3%
(442)
1.0%
(1,479)
0.5%
(1,477)
0.2%
(357)
0.9%
(1,120)
Carpenters0.6%
(1,877)
1.2%
(1,778)
0.1%
(99)
1.1%
(2,950)
1.9%
(2,818)
0.1%
(132)
Secondary school teachers0.6%
(1,827)
0.7%
(1,018)
0.5%
(809)
0.5%
(1,370)
0.4%
(641)
0.6%
(729)
Other healthcare support occupations0.6%
(1,809)
0.1%
(191)
1.1%
(1,618)
0.8%
(2,089)
0.3%
(465)
1.2%
(1,624)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.6%
(1,730)
1.0%
(1,486)
0.2%
(244)
0.7%
(1,981)
1.0%
(1,438)
0.4%
(543)
Financial managers0.6%
(1,682)
0.7%
(1,072)
0.4%
(610)
0.7%
(1,873)
0.6%
(921)
0.7%
(952)
Life and physical scientists0.6%
(1,639)
0.6%
(835)
0.5%
(804)
0.5%
(1,429)
0.6%
(859)
0.4%
(570)
Food processing workers0.5%
(1,523)
0.6%
(904)
0.4%
(619)
0.3%
(945)
0.5%
(674)
0.2%
(271)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.5%
(1,494)
0.6%
(935)
0.4%
(559)
0.6%
(1,634)
0.8%
(1,185)
0.3%
(449)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors0.5%
(1,435)
0.8%
(1,183)
0.2%
(252)
0.2%
(682)
0.3%
(435)
0.2%
(247)
Bus drivers0.5%
(1,428)
0.8%
(1,118)
0.2%
(310)
0.4%
(1,115)
0.5%
(669)
0.3%
(446)
Agricultural workers including supervisors0.5%
(1,394)
0.8%
(1,137)
0.2%
(257)
0.2%
(535)
0.3%
(419)
0.1%
(116)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers0.5%
(1,379)
0.9%
(1,305)
0.1%
(74)
1.3%
(3,649)
2.5%
(3,593)
0.0%
(56)
Painters and paperhangers0.5%
(1,337)
0.8%
(1,230)
0.1%
(107)
0.4%
(1,100)
0.7%
(994)
0.1%
(106)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.4%
(1,321)
0.6%
(871)
0.3%
(450)
0.6%
(1,690)
1.0%
(1,414)
0.2%
(276)
Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand0.4%
(1,304)
0.7%
(1,056)
0.2%
(248)
0.5%
(1,248)
0.8%
(1,166)
0.1%
(82)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.4%
(1,225)
0.2%
(300)
0.6%
(925)
0.7%
(1,985)
0.4%
(627)
1.0%
(1,358)
Construction laborers0.4%
(1,057)
0.7%
(1,057)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(1,595)
1.0%
(1,454)
0.1%
(141)
Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers0.4%
(1,042)
0.5%
(783)
0.2%
(259)
0.2%
(475)
0.3%
(379)
0.1%
(96)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.3%
(882)
0.1%
(114)
0.5%
(768)
0.2%
(684)
0.2%
(240)
0.3%
(444)
Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers0.3%
(867)
0.4%
(663)
0.1%
(204)
0.2%
(544)
0.3%
(474)
0.1%
(70)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.3%
(811)
0.5%
(811)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2,517)
1.7%
(2,443)
0.1%
(74)
Special education teachers0.3%
(768)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(768)
0.1%
(313)
0.0%
(52)
0.2%
(261)
Supervisors of construction and extraction workers0.2%
(637)
0.4%
(637)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(1,106)
0.7%
(1,048)
0.0%
(58)
Religious workers0.2%
(609)
0.3%
(458)
0.1%
(151)
0.3%
(916)
0.4%
(599)
0.2%
(317)
Mathematical science occupations0.2%
(561)
0.2%
(280)
0.2%
(281)
0.1%
(371)
0.2%
(220)
0.1%
(151)
Electricians0.2%
(518)
0.3%
(518)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(883)
0.6%
(823)
0.0%
(60)
Printing workers0.2%
(491)
0.2%
(347)
0.1%
(144)
0.4%
(1,230)
0.6%
(917)
0.2%
(313)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.2%
(483)
0.3%
(483)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(759)
0.5%
(741)
0.0%
(18)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.2%
(475)
0.2%
(309)
0.1%
(166)
0.2%
(592)
0.2%
(232)
0.3%
(360)
Other construction workers and helpers0.2%
(468)
0.2%
(366)
0.1%
(102)
0.1%
(411)
0.3%
(369)
0.0%
(42)
Air transportation workers0.1%
(440)
0.3%
(373)
0.0%
(67)
0.0%
(137)
0.1%
(137)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation workers0.1%
(406)
0.2%
(350)
0.0%
(56)
0.3%
(853)
0.5%
(709)
0.1%
(144)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.1%
(392)
0.2%
(232)
0.1%
(160)
0.2%
(486)
0.1%
(212)
0.2%
(274)
Communications equipment operators0.1%
(360)
0.0%
(61)
0.2%
(299)
0.1%
(275)
0.0%
(38)
0.2%
(237)
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors0.1%
(337)
0.2%
(285)
0.0%
(52)
0.1%
(162)
0.1%
(133)
0.0%
(29)
Farmers and farm managers0.1%
(327)
0.2%
(262)
0.0%
(65)
0.1%
(174)
0.1%
(112)
0.0%
(62)
Rail and water transportation workers0.1%
(252)
0.2%
(252)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(345)
0.2%
(332)
0.0%
(13)
Woodworkers0.1%
(158)
0.1%
(158)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(562)
0.4%
(525)
0.0%
(37)
Plant and system operators0.0%
(54)
0.0%
(54)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(184)
0.1%
(158)
0.0%
(26)

Unemployment in Portland

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2012
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.8%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 26.4%Males
  • 20.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 16.5%Males
  • 17.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 16.4%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.2%Males
  • 13.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 10.0%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.6%Males
  • 11.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.0%Males
  • 9.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 10.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 11.0%Females
Unemployment in 2013:
Portland:

6.8%
Oregon:

7.7%
Unemployment in 2012:
Portland:

7.7%
Oregon:

8.8%
Unemployment in 2011:
Portland:

8.5%
Oregon:

9.7%
Unemployment in 2010:
Portland:

9.8%
Oregon:

10.8%
Unemployment in 2009:
Portland:

5.9%
Oregon:

6.6%
Unemployment in 2008:
Portland:

5.9%
Oregon:

6.5%
Unemployment in 2007:
Portland:

4.9%
Oregon:

5.2%
Unemployment in 2006:
Portland:

5.2%
Oregon:

5.3%
Unemployment in 2005:
Portland:

6.1%
Oregon:

6.2%
Unemployment in 2004:
Portland:

7.5%
Oregon:

7.3%
Unemployment in 2003:
Portland:

8.5%
Oregon:

8.1%
Unemployment in 2002:
Portland:

8.1%
Oregon:

7.6%
Unemployment in 2001:
Portland:

6.3%
Oregon:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2000:
Portland:

4.7%
Oregon:

5.1%
Unemployment in 1999:
Portland:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.5%
Unemployment in 1998:
Portland:

5.0%
Oregon:

5.7%
Unemployment in 1997:
Portland:

5.0%
Oregon:

5.6%
Unemployment in 1996:
Portland:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.6%
Unemployment in 1995:
Portland:

4.5%
Oregon:

4.9%
Unemployment in 1994:
Portland:

5.2%
Oregon:

5.5%
Unemployment in 1993:
Portland:

6.6%
Oregon:

6.9%
Unemployment in 1992:
Portland:

7.5%
Oregon:

7.3%
Unemployment in 1991:
Portland:

6.1%
Oregon:

6.4%
Unemployment in 1990:
Portland:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.4%

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Portland:

4.5% (12,278)
Oregon:

4.6% (72,784)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Portland:

2.9% (7,952)
Oregon:

3.5% (55,478)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.4% (9,180)
Oregon:

4.8% (76,735)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Portland:

5.9% (16,119)
Oregon:

7.7% (122,525)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Portland:

8.1% (22,104)
Oregon:

10.3% (163,965)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Portland:

14.0% (38,057)
Oregon:

13.9% (221,778)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Portland:

14.0% (38,082)
Oregon:

13.6% (217,539)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Portland:

12.3% (33,459)
Oregon:

10.7% (171,327)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Portland:

7.8% (21,177)
Oregon:

5.9% (93,441)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Portland:

8.1% (22,171)
Oregon:

6.7% (107,144)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Portland:

4.0% (11,029)
Oregon:

3.5% (55,611)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Portland:

2.0% (5,411)
Oregon:

1.6% (25,385)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Portland:

6.9% (18,717)
Oregon:

7.0% (111,294)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Portland:

6.1% (16,729)
Oregon:

6.4% (101,564)

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

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.1% (8,316)
Oregon:

3.7% (58,821)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Portland:

2.4% (6,591)
Oregon:

2.8% (44,872)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.9% (10,547)
Oregon:

4.4% (71,163)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Portland:

6.6% (17,989)
Oregon:

7.7% (122,707)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Portland:

9.1% (24,630)
Oregon:

10.3% (165,185)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Portland:

13.3% (35,948)
Oregon:

13.9% (222,209)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Portland:

15.3% (41,435)
Oregon:

15.3% (245,415)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Portland:

11.3% (30,605)
Oregon:

9.8% (156,781)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Portland:

5.9% (15,897)
Oregon:

4.9% (78,436)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Portland:

6.3% (17,015)
Oregon:

5.5% (88,783)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Portland:

3.1% (8,336)
Oregon:

2.6% (41,539)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Portland:

1.5% (4,047)
Oregon:

1.3% (20,765)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Portland:

7.5% (20,388)
Oregon:

6.8% (108,927)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Portland:

6.4% (17,472)
Oregon:

6.0% (95,989)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    5.6% (7,778)
    Oregon:

    6.2% (51,585)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    3.7% (5,149)
    Oregon:

    4.3% (35,665)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    3.8% (5,277)
    Oregon:

    5.8% (48,603)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    6.3% (8,697)
    Oregon:

    9.3% (77,621)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    8.5% (11,728)
    Oregon:

    11.4% (95,150)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    12.7% (17,496)
    Oregon:

    13.1% (109,568)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    13.8% (18,985)
    Oregon:

    12.7% (105,747)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    11.5% (15,880)
    Oregon:

    10.2% (84,812)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    6.9% (9,544)
    Oregon:

    4.9% (40,876)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    6.9% (9,468)
    Oregon:

    5.4% (44,917)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    4.1% (5,678)
    Oregon:

    3.0% (24,868)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    1.9% (2,613)
    Oregon:

    1.2% (10,241)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    7.2% (9,984)
    Oregon:

    6.5% (54,129)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Portland:

    6.9% (9,506)
    Oregon:

    6.1% (50,983)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    3.3% (4,500)
    Oregon:

    2.8% (21,199)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    2.1% (2,803)
    Oregon:

    2.6% (19,813)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    2.9% (3,903)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (28,132)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    5.5% (7,422)
    Oregon:

    5.9% (44,904)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    7.7% (10,376)
    Oregon:

    9.0% (68,815)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    15.3% (20,561)
    Oregon:

    14.7% (112,210)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    14.2% (19,097)
    Oregon:

    14.7% (111,792)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    13.1% (17,579)
    Oregon:

    11.4% (86,515)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    8.6% (11,633)
    Oregon:

    6.9% (52,565)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    9.4% (12,703)
    Oregon:

    8.2% (62,227)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    4.0% (5,351)
    Oregon:

    4.0% (30,743)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    2.1% (2,798)
    Oregon:

    2.0% (15,144)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    6.5% (8,733)
    Oregon:

    7.5% (57,165)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Portland:

    5.4% (7,223)
    Oregon:

    6.6% (50,581)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.6%
Number of people working at home: 11,780 (4.3% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +121,743 (+23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 200,158 (73.9%)

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

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Portland:

34.5% (11,524)
Oregon:

31.1% (20,793)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Portland:

76.6% (172,940)
Oregon:

74.5% (1,084,203)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Portland:

32.9% (10,994)
Oregon:

31.0% (20,703)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Portland:

17.2% (38,771)
Oregon:

15.9% (232,002)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Portland:

15.6% (5,222)
Oregon:

17.5% (11,656)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Portland:

3.3% (7,381)
Oregon:

5.0% (72,202)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Portland:

17.0% (5,670)
Oregon:

20.4% (13,636)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Portland:

3.0% (6,714)
Oregon:

4.6% (66,397)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%)

Working at home in 2009 - Portland

Working at home in 2009 - Oregon

Less than 5 minutes:
Portland:

1.3% (5,326)
Oregon:

3.7% (61,610)
5 to 9 minutes:
Portland:

5.5% (21,844)
Oregon:

13.1% (214,887)
10 to 14 minutes:
Portland:

9.8% (38,737)
Oregon:

16.8% (275,516)
15 to 19 minutes:
Portland:

14.5% (57,389)
Oregon:

16.5% (270,671)
20 to 24 minutes:
Portland:

18.7% (74,068)
Oregon:

14.9% (245,660)
25 to 29 minutes:
Portland:

8.5% (33,647)
Oregon:

6.1% (99,429)
30 to 34 minutes:
Portland:

17.7% (70,164)
Oregon:

12.0% (197,601)
35 to 39 minutes:
Portland:

3.3% (13,031)
Oregon:

2.4% (40,000)
40 to 44 minutes:
Portland:

4.6% (18,337)
Oregon:

3.1% (50,663)
45 to 59 minutes:
Portland:

8.7% (34,291)
Oregon:

5.7% (94,288)
60 to 89 minutes:
Portland:

5.6% (22,329)
Oregon:

4.0% (66,108)
90 or more minutes:
Portland:

1.8% (7,198)
Oregon:

1.6% (27,009)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Portland

Working at home in 2000 - Oregon

Less than 5 minutes:
Portland:

2.3% (6,136)
Oregon:

4.1% (66,369)
5 to 9 minutes:
Portland:

8.0% (21,707)
Oregon:

12.9% (206,168)
10 to 14 minutes:
Portland:

14.2% (38,364)
Oregon:

16.5% (263,466)
15 to 19 minutes:
Portland:

18.6% (50,423)
Oregon:

16.1% (258,476)
20 to 24 minutes:
Portland:

18.5% (50,112)
Oregon:

13.9% (223,370)
25 to 29 minutes:
Portland:

6.5% (17,722)
Oregon:

5.4% (87,147)
30 to 34 minutes:
Portland:

13.6% (36,736)
Oregon:

11.0% (176,763)
35 to 39 minutes:
Portland:

1.9% (5,128)
Oregon:

2.0% (32,680)
40 to 44 minutes:
Portland:

2.9% (7,901)
Oregon:

2.7% (43,262)
45 to 59 minutes:
Portland:

4.7% (12,603)
Oregon:

5.2% (83,858)
60 to 89 minutes:
Portland:

3.0% (8,131)
Oregon:

3.2% (51,318)
90 or more minutes:
Portland:

1.6% (4,253)
Oregon:

1.8% (28,715)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    1.6% (3,352)
    Oregon:

    3.8% (32,387)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    4.6% (9,815)
    Oregon:

    12.0% (103,827)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    9.6% (20,428)
    Oregon:

    16.0% (137,893)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    14.2% (30,304)
    Oregon:

    15.9% (137,308)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    19.3% (41,103)
    Oregon:

    15.0% (129,049)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    8.9% (18,913)
    Oregon:

    6.2% (53,577)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    18.3% (38,903)
    Oregon:

    12.7% (109,952)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    3.0% (6,343)
    Oregon:

    2.5% (21,158)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    4.8% (10,191)
    Oregon:

    3.4% (29,149)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    8.5% (18,108)
    Oregon:

    6.0% (51,928)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    5.2% (11,011)
    Oregon:

    4.4% (38,370)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Portland:

    2.1% (4,565)
    Oregon:

    2.1% (18,483)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    1.1% (1,974)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (29,223)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    6.6% (12,029)
    Oregon:

    14.2% (111,060)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    10.0% (18,309)
    Oregon:

    17.6% (137,623)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    14.8% (27,085)
    Oregon:

    17.1% (133,363)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    18.0% (32,965)
    Oregon:

    14.9% (116,611)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    8.0% (14,734)
    Oregon:

    5.9% (45,852)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    17.1% (31,261)
    Oregon:

    11.2% (87,649)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    3.6% (6,688)
    Oregon:

    2.4% (18,842)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    4.4% (8,146)
    Oregon:

    2.8% (21,514)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    8.8% (16,183)
    Oregon:

    5.4% (42,360)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    6.2% (11,318)
    Oregon:

    3.6% (27,738)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Portland:

    1.4% (2,633)
    Oregon:

    1.1% (8,526)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Portland

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Oregon

Drove car alone:
Portland:

65.7% (271,665)
Oregon:

72.2% (1,265,423)
Carpooled:
Portland:

9.1% (37,608)
Oregon:

10.4% (183,004)
Bus or trolley bus:
Portland:

9.0% (37,176)
Oregon:

3.4% (59,883)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Portland:

1.5% (6,214)
Oregon:

0.4% (6,970)
Subway or elevated:
Portland:

0.9% (3,654)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,934)
Railroad:
Portland:

0.4% (1,820)
Oregon:

0.1% (2,430)
Ferryboat:
Portland:

0.0% (23)
Oregon:

0.0% (36)
Bicycle:
Portland:

4.0% (16,698)
Oregon:

2.3% (40,325)
Walked:
Portland:

3.9% (16,332)
Oregon:

3.7% (65,456)
Other means:
Portland:

1.3% (5,194)
Oregon:

0.9% (15,981)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Portland

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Oregon

Drove car alone:
Portland:

63.7% (172,491)
Oregon:

73.2% (1,171,641)
Carpooled:
Portland:

11.9% (32,197)
Oregon:

12.2% (195,950)
Bus or trolley bus:
Portland:

11.3% (30,492)
Oregon:

3.5% (56,795)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Portland:

0.4% (1,195)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,173)
Subway or elevated:
Portland:

0.4% (1,039)
Oregon:

0.2% (3,906)
Railroad:
Portland:

0.2% (446)
Oregon:

0.1% (2,047)
Taxicab:
Portland:

0.1% (238)
Oregon:

0.0% (747)
Motorcycle:
Portland:

0.2% (480)
Oregon:

0.1% (1,942)
Bicycle:
Portland:

1.8% (4,775)
Oregon:

1.1% (17,172)
Walked:
Portland:

5.2% (14,192)
Oregon:

3.6% (57,217)
Other means:
Portland:

0.6% (1,671)
Oregon:

0.7% (10,882)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Portland (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Oregon (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Portland:

    66.8% (147,933)
    Oregon:

    71.8% (656,836)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Portland:

    8.5% (18,883)
    Oregon:

    10.9% (99,960)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Portland:

    7.8% (17,324)
    Oregon:

    3.2% (29,006)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Males:
    Portland:

    1.5% (3,361)
    Oregon:

    0.4% (3,965)
    Subway or elevated - Males:
    Portland:

    0.7% (1,556)
    Oregon:

    0.2% (1,836)
    Railroad - Males:
    Portland:

    0.5% (1,159)
    Oregon:

    0.2% (1,689)
    Ferryboat - Males:
    Portland:

    0.0% (8)
    Oregon:

    0.0% (81)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Portland:

    4.7% (10,324)
    Oregon:

    2.9% (26,481)
    Walked - Males:
    Portland:

    4.1% (8,991)
    Oregon:

    3.5% (31,771)
    Other means - Males:
    Portland:

    1.6% (3,505)
    Oregon:

    1.3% (11,537)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Portland (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2009Travel time to work - Oregon (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Portland:

    64.3% (123,732)
    Oregon:

    72.7% (608,587)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Portland:

    9.7% (18,725)
    Oregon:

    9.9% (83,044)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Portland:

    10.3% (19,852)
    Oregon:

    3.7% (30,877)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Females:
    Portland:

    1.5% (2,853)
    Oregon:

    0.4% (3,005)
    Subway or elevated - Females:
    Portland:

    1.1% (2,098)
    Oregon:

    0.3% (2,098)
    Railroad - Females:
    Portland:

    0.3% (661)
    Oregon:

    0.1% (741)
    Ferryboat - Females:
    Portland:

    0.0% (15)
    Oregon:

    0.0% (36)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Portland:

    3.3% (6,374)
    Oregon:

    1.7% (13,844)
    Walked - Females:
    Portland:

    3.8% (7,341)
    Oregon:

    4.0% (33,685)
    Other means - Females:
    Portland:

    0.9% (1,689)
    Oregon:

    0.5% (4,444)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Portland:

84.3% (172,491)
Oregon:

85.7% (1,171,641)
In 2 person carpool:
Portland:

13.1% (26,765)
Oregon:

11.5% (156,754)
In 3 person carpool:
Portland:

1.9% (3,925)
Oregon:

1.9% (25,457)
In 4 person carpool:
Portland:

0.5% (1,018)
Oregon:

0.6% (8,345)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Portland:

0.2% (352)
Oregon:

0.3% (3,715)
In 7+ person carpool:
Portland:

0.1% (137)
Oregon:

0.1% (1,679)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Portland:

67.1% (185,163)
Oregon:

65.1% (1,059,139)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Portland:

3.1% (8,624)
Oregon:

3.8% (61,386)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Portland:

10.0% (27,679)
Oregon:

7.4% (120,839)
Local government workers:
Portland:

6.4% (17,710)
Oregon:

7.2% (116,733)
State government workers:
Portland:

3.4% (9,410)
Oregon:

5.0% (81,804)
Federal government workers:
Portland:

2.1% (5,800)
Oregon:

2.2% (36,076)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Portland:

7.6% (20,992)
Oregon:

8.9% (145,020)
Unpaid family workers:
Portland:

0.3% (703)
Oregon:

0.4% (6,772)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Portland:

71.5% (104,269)
Oregon:

68.9% (605,246)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Portland:

4.2% (6,152)
Oregon:

5.0% (44,188)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Portland:

6.5% (9,535)
Oregon:

4.5% (39,938)
Local government workers - Males:
Portland:

4.8% (7,031)
Oregon:

5.6% (49,371)
State government workers - Males:
Portland:

2.6% (3,811)
Oregon:

3.9% (33,917)
Federal government workers - Males:
Portland:

2.1% (2,996)
Oregon:

2.3% (20,185)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Portland:

8.0% (11,621)
Oregon:

9.4% (82,902)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Portland:

0.2% (319)
Oregon:

0.3% (2,982)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Portland:

62.1% (80,894)
Oregon:

60.6% (453,893)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Portland:

1.9% (2,472)
Oregon:

2.3% (17,198)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Portland:

13.9% (18,144)
Oregon:

10.8% (80,901)
Local government workers - Females:
Portland:

8.2% (10,679)
Oregon:

9.0% (67,362)
State government workers - Females:
Portland:

4.3% (5,599)
Oregon:

6.4% (47,887)
Federal government workers - Females:
Portland:

2.2% (2,804)
Oregon:

2.1% (15,891)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Portland:

7.2% (9,371)
Oregon:

8.3% (62,118)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Portland:

0.3% (384)
Oregon:

0.5% (3,790)
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