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Des Moines, Iowa Employment, Occupation and Industry

Des Moines, Iowa Employment, Occupation and Industry


2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Des Moines, IA Iowa United States
Employed Civilian Males 32.7% 33.55% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 32.04% 31.18% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 0.13% 0.09% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0.03% 0.02% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 3.52% 2.22% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 2.8% 1.76% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 3.52% 13.18% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 2.8% 18.01% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Des Moines, IA Iowa United States
White Collar 69.66% 70.32% 75.24%
Blue Collar 30.34% 29.68% 24.76%
 
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 13.26% 14.86% 15.41%
Professional and Related 15.36% 19.53% 21.58%
Sales and Office 25.83% 23.22% 24.37%
Service 21.46% 16.94% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.39% 1.13% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 8.18% 8.03% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 15.53% 16.29% 11.9%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population (Age 16+) Des Moines, IA Iowa United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 70.46% 65.41% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 1.98% 3.52% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 11.41% 9.45% 8.2%
Local Government Workers 5.57% 6.67% 7.88%
State Government Workers 3.95% 5.76% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 1.91% 1.74% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 4.63% 7.24% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.08% 0.21% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Des Moines, IA Iowa United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.8% 3.89% 1.35%
Mining 0.02% 0.15% 0.52%
Construction 7.36% 6.25% 6.45%
Manufacturing 9.18% 14.26% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 2.6% 3.1% 2.82%
Retail Trade 9.79% 11.02% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 4.12% 3.85% 4.14%
Utilities 0.35% 0.88% 0.88%
Information 3.16% 2.23% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 12.82% 6.91% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.35% 1.12% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 4.59% 3.77% 6.53%
Management 0.1% 0.06% 0.11%
Administration 4.59% 3.06% 4.11%
Educational Services 6.2% 9.79% 9.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance 12.73% 14.32% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.04% 1.77% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 8.57% 5.84% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 5.2% 4.48% 4.92%
Public Administration 4.41% 3.27% 5.05%

Workforce Statistics: The Workforce breakdown is derived from data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

White Collar Employment: perform tasks that are considered less physically laborious.

Blue Collar Employment: perform tasks that are manual, technical labor or are in technical maintenance "trades".

Civilian Employers (Population Age 16+): This data represents 2012 employment by type of employers for the total civilian population, over age 16.

Employment by Industry: This data represents 2012 employment by industry for the total civilian population.

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Des Moines, Iowa Demographics Summary