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Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Construction11.9%
(56)
21.4%
(54)
0.9%
(2)
Health care9.3%
(44)
4.0%
(10)
15.5%
(34)
Educational services8.9%
(42)
4.0%
(10)
14.5%
(32)
Public administration8.7%
(41)
7.1%
(18)
10.5%
(23)
Accommodation and food services5.3%
(25)
4.8%
(12)
5.9%
(13)
Paper4.4%
(21)
5.6%
(14)
3.2%
(7)
Finance and insurance4.2%
(20)
4.4%
(11)
4.1%
(9)
Professional, scientific, and technical services4.0%
(19)
2.4%
(6)
5.9%
(13)
Social assistance3.6%
(17)
1.2%
(3)
6.4%
(14)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.6%
(17)
4.0%
(10)
3.2%
(7)
Utilities2.5%
(12)
2.4%
(6)
2.7%
(6)
Computer and electronic products2.3%
(11)
2.0%
(5)
2.7%
(6)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers2.1%
(10)
3.6%
(9)
0.5%
(1)
Department and other general merchandise stores1.9%
(9)
1.6%
(4)
2.3%
(5)
Food and beverage stores1.9%
(9)
1.2%
(3)
2.7%
(6)
Repair and maintenance1.9%
(9)
3.6%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.7%
(8)
2.4%
(6)
0.9%
(2)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1.5%
(7)
2.8%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Metal and metal products1.5%
(7)
2.8%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.3%
(6)
2.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Truck transportation1.3%
(6)
2.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.1%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
2.3%
(5)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.1%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
2.3%
(5)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation1.1%
(5)
0.8%
(2)
1.4%
(3)
Textile mills and textile products0.8%
(4)
1.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(4)
U. S. Postal service0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(2)
0.9%
(2)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(2)
0.9%
(2)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.8%
(4)
1.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Rail transportation0.6%
(3)
1.2%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.6%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(3)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.6%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(3)
Transportation equipment0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Food0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Air transportation0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Gasoline stations0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Leather and allied products0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Wood products0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Printing and related support activities0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Machinery0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Book stores and news dealers0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Other direct selling establishments0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Personal and laundry services0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.2%
(1)
0.4%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations0.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(1)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers4.4%
(21)
8.3%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
Carpenters4.0%
(19)
6.7%
(17)
0.9%
(2)
Top executives3.8%
(18)
3.6%
(9)
4.1%
(9)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors3.8%
(18)
2.0%
(5)
5.9%
(13)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides3.4%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
7.3%
(16)
Secretaries and administrative assistants3.2%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
6.8%
(15)
Construction laborers3.0%
(14)
5.6%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors3.0%
(14)
3.2%
(8)
2.7%
(6)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers3.0%
(14)
0.8%
(2)
5.5%
(12)
Metal workers and plastic workers2.8%
(13)
5.2%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
Cashiers2.8%
(13)
1.2%
(3)
4.5%
(10)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives2.8%
(13)
1.6%
(4)
4.1%
(9)
Computer specialists2.5%
(12)
3.2%
(8)
1.8%
(4)
Business operations specialists2.3%
(11)
2.8%
(7)
1.8%
(4)
Retail sales workers except cashiers2.3%
(11)
2.4%
(6)
2.3%
(5)
Cooks and food preparation workers1.9%
(9)
2.8%
(7)
0.9%
(2)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.9%
(9)
0.8%
(2)
3.2%
(7)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors1.9%
(9)
2.8%
(7)
0.9%
(2)
Child care workers1.9%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
4.1%
(9)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers1.9%
(9)
2.0%
(5)
1.8%
(4)
Electricians1.5%
(7)
2.8%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand1.5%
(7)
2.8%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors1.5%
(7)
1.6%
(4)
1.4%
(3)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.5%
(7)
1.2%
(3)
1.8%
(4)
Media and communication equipment workers1.5%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
3.2%
(7)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors1.5%
(7)
2.0%
(5)
0.9%
(2)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations1.5%
(7)
2.8%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Bus drivers1.3%
(6)
0.8%
(2)
1.8%
(4)
Health technologists and technicians1.3%
(6)
0.8%
(2)
1.8%
(4)
Engineers1.3%
(6)
2.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Customer service representatives1.3%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
2.7%
(6)
Other production occupations including supervisors1.3%
(6)
1.6%
(4)
0.9%
(2)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.3%
(6)
2.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers1.3%
(6)
2.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.3%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
2.7%
(6)
Accountants and auditors1.1%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
2.3%
(5)
Farmers and farm managers1.1%
(5)
2.0%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors of construction and extraction workers1.1%
(5)
2.0%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers1.1%
(5)
0.8%
(2)
1.4%
(3)
Assemblers and fabricators0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(4)
Other financial specialists0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(2)
0.9%
(2)
Social scientists and related workers0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(2)
0.9%
(2)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(4)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(4)
Physicians and surgeons0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(2)
0.9%
(2)
Registered nurses0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(4)
Postsecondary teachers0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(2)
0.9%
(2)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(2)
0.9%
(2)
Painters and paperhangers0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(2)
0.9%
(2)
Other construction workers and helpers0.8%
(4)
1.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Waiters and waitresses0.6%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(3)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.6%
(3)
0.8%
(2)
0.5%
(1)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.6%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(3)
Financial managers0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Lawyers0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Woodworkers0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other healthcare support occupations0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Other transportation workers0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Plant and system operators0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Printing workers0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Life and physical scientists0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.4%
(2)
0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Food processing workers0.4%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(2)
Religious workers0.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(1)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers0.2%
(1)
0.4%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Therapists0.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(1)

Unemployment in Rome

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 4.4%Females
Unemployment in 2013:
Rome:

6.1%
Maine:

6.7%
Unemployment in 2012:
Rome:

6.7%
Maine:

7.2%
Unemployment in 2011:
Rome:

6.9%
Maine:

7.7%
Unemployment in 2010:
Rome:

7.5%
Maine:

8.2%
Unemployment in 2009:
Rome:

3.8%
Maine:

5.1%
Unemployment in 2008:
Rome:

4.8%
Maine:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2007:
Rome:

4.1%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2006:
Rome:

4.3%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2005:
Rome:

4.5%
Maine:

4.9%
Unemployment in 2004:
Rome:

5.5%
Maine:

4.6%
Unemployment in 2003:
Rome:

5.3%
Maine:

5.0%
Unemployment in 2002:
Rome:

4.4%
Maine:

4.4%
Unemployment in 2001:
Rome:

3.1%
Maine:

3.7%
Unemployment in 2000:
Rome:

1.8%
Maine:

3.3%
Unemployment in 1999:
Rome:

1.9%
Maine:

3.9%
Unemployment in 1998:
Rome:

1.1%
Maine:

4.5%
Unemployment in 1997:
Rome:

1.7%
Maine:

5.1%
Unemployment in 1996:
Rome:

2.5%
Maine:

5.2%
Unemployment in 1995:
Rome:

1.5%
Maine:

5.8%
Unemployment in 1994:
Rome:

2.4%
Maine:

6.4%
Unemployment in 1993:
Rome:

2.5%
Maine:

6.6%
Unemployment in 1992:
Rome:

2.9%
Maine:

7.1%
Unemployment in 1991:
Rome:

2.5%
Maine:

7.6%
Unemployment in 1990:
Rome:

2.7%
Maine:

5.3%

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work (%)

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

6.0% (28)
Maine:

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

4.5% (21)
Maine:

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

5.3% (25)
Maine:

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

13.0% (61)
Maine:

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

10.9% (51)
Maine:

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

17.9% (84)
Maine:

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

12.6% (59)
Maine:

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

6.8% (32)
Maine:

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

2.8% (13)
Maine:

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

3.4% (16)
Maine:

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

1.5% (7)
Maine:

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

1.3% (6)
Maine:

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

5.3% (25)
Maine:

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

4.3% (20)
Maine:

5.8% (35,860)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.8%
Number of people working at home: 21 (4.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Rome

Working at home - Maine

Less than 5 minutes:
Rome:

0.9% (4)
Maine:

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

5.1% (24)
Maine:

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

5.5% (26)
Maine:

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

7.0% (33)
Maine:

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

10.4% (49)
Maine:

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

12.4% (58)
Maine:

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

29.4% (138)
Maine:

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

3.6% (17)
Maine:

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

4.7% (22)
Maine:

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

7.2% (34)
Maine:

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

2.8% (13)
Maine:

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

6.4% (30)
Maine:

2.3% (14,180)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Rome

Means of transportation to work - Maine

Drove car alone:
Rome:

81.4% (382)
Maine:

78.6% (483,317)
Carpooled:
Rome:

10.2% (48)
Maine:

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

0.4% (2)
Maine:

0.5% (3,220)
Subway or elevated:
Rome:

0.4% (2)
Maine:

0.0% (135)
Taxicab:
Rome:

0.4% (2)
Maine:

0.2% (1,250)
Bicycle:
Rome:

0.4% (2)
Maine:

0.2% (1,402)
Walked:
Rome:

0.9% (4)
Maine:

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

1.3% (6)
Maine:

0.7% (4,104)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Rome:

88.8% (382)
Maine:

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

10.2% (44)
Maine:

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

0.9% (4)
Maine:

1.4% (7,855)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Rome:

56.8% (268)
Maine:

62.7% (390,945)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Rome:

4.0% (19)
Maine:

3.1% (19,246)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Rome:

8.5% (40)
Maine:

10.2% (63,603)
Local government workers:
Rome:

8.7% (41)
Maine:

7.6% (47,389)
State government workers:
Rome:

7.0% (33)
Maine:

4.3% (26,534)
Federal government workers:
Rome:

1.7% (8)
Maine:

2.6% (16,465)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Rome:

13.3% (63)
Maine:

9.3% (58,153)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Rome:

57.1% (144)
Maine:

65.6% (212,697)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Rome:

5.6% (14)
Maine:

4.3% (14,069)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Rome:

3.6% (9)
Maine:

6.0% (19,473)
Local government workers - Males:
Rome:

5.2% (13)
Maine:

5.6% (18,289)
State government workers - Males:
Rome:

4.8% (12)
Maine:

3.8% (12,314)
Federal government workers - Males:
Rome:

2.4% (6)
Maine:

3.1% (9,960)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Rome:

21.4% (54)
Maine:

11.3% (36,757)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Rome:

56.4% (124)
Maine:

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

2.3% (5)
Maine:

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

14.1% (31)
Maine:

14.7% (44,130)
Local government workers - Females:
Rome:

12.7% (28)
Maine:

9.7% (29,100)
State government workers - Females:
Rome:

9.5% (21)
Maine:

4.7% (14,220)
Federal government workers - Females:
Rome:

0.9% (2)
Maine:

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

4.1% (9)
Maine:

7.1% (21,396)
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