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Demo Memo: Top jobs for Millenials, GenX and Boomers

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Top 10 Occupations: Millennials

Among the hundreds of detailed occupations examined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 10 with the largest percentage of Millennials (aged 21 to 38 in 2015)...

Millennial share of workers (average = 38%)
1. Food and tobacco roasting machine operators: 65.7%
2. Helpers, extraction workers: 65.0%
3. Occupational therapy assistants and aides: 64.3%
4. Dancers and choreographers: 64.2%
5. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks: 62.3%
6. Sailors and mariner oilers: 61.8%
7. Bartenders: 61.2%
8. Wind turbine service technicians: 60.0%
9. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics: 59.9%
10. Derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining: 58.8%

Top 10 Occupations: Generation X

Among the hundreds of detailed occupations examined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 10 with the largest percentage of Gen Xers (aged 39 to 50 in 2015) ...

Generation X share of workers (average = 26%)
1. Supervisors of police and detectives: 44.7%
2. Brokerage clerks: 40.0%
3. Financial examiners: 40.0%
4. Locomotive engineers: 39.6%
5. Computer network architects: 38.4%
6. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers: 38.1%
7. Computer and information systems managers: 38.1%
8. Supervisors of correctional officers: 38.1%
9. Training and development mangers: 38.0%
10. Human resources managers: 37.0%

Top 10 Occupations: Boomers

Among the hundreds of detailed occupations examined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 10 with the largest percentage of Boomers (aged 51 to 69 in 2015)...

Baby Boom share of workers (average = 31%)
1. Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products: 64.0%
2. Judges and magistrates: 62.4%
3. Crossing guards: 62.1%
4. Print binding and finishing workers: 61.0%
5. Farmers and ranchers: 59.7%
6. Tailors and dressmakers: 58.1%
7. Parking enforcement workers: 58.0%
8. Postmasters and mail superintendents: 57.5%
9. Furniture finishers: 56.0%
10. Tool and die makers: 55.3%


Demo Memo was created by Cheryl Russell, nationally renowned demographer as well as editorial director of New Strategist Press. Russell also is the former editor-in-chief of American Demographics magazine and The Boomer Report. She has written numerous books about demographic trends. Ms. Russell is a professional demographer with a master's degree from Cornell University.



Last Updated on Saturday, 19 March 2016 18:42
 

Demo Memo: Owing Your Soul to the Company Store ...

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Older Americans Are Deeper in Debt

Today's older Americans have more debt than their predecessors, according to a Liberty Street Economics analysis. Among borrowers aged 50 to 80, aggregate debt grew 60 percent between 2003 and 2015, while the debt of younger borrowers fell slightly during those years.

Tapping into the New York Fed's Consumer Credit Panel, which is based on Equifax credit data, the researchers examined five types of debt (mortgages, auto loans, credit cards, student loans, and home equity lines of credit) to see how balances have changed. Among borrowers aged 50 or older, the per capita balance of each type of debt except credit cards increased between 2003 and 2015. Among younger borrowers, the per capita balance of each type of debt except student loans fell during those years. 

This is good news, say the researchers, because older borrowers are more likely to pay back their loans. So far there is no evidence of greater delinquency among older borrowers as their debt level has grown. The aging of the nation's borrowers is likely to mean "greater balance sheet stability" and less "credit-fueled consumption growth."

Source: Liberty Street Economics, The Graying of American Debt

Cheryl Russell is a nationally renowned demographer as well as editorial director of New Strategist Press. Russell also is the former editor-in-chief of American Demographics magazine and The Boomer Report. She has written numerous books about demographic trends. Ms. Russell is a professional demographer with a master's degree from Cornell University.


 

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016 21:33
 

Caring for Cayuga Lake's Watershed: It's a big deal -- be there

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Editor's Note: Sorry if our image is slightly off-kilter. This event is one of those rare under-the-radar info sessions that's very much about the place we live without any of the shuck n' jive of say, a Common Council session or an academic exercise in fried air. Plus, you get to go inside the mysterious confines of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary 2-2 building. When is the last time you can say you did that? And hey, Boatyard Grill is right nextdoor.

WHEN: This Saturday, 1-4 p.m. in the US Coast Guard Auxiliary 2-2 on Inlet Island near The Boatyard Grill and the former Johnson Boatyard.

Topics to be covered include: SHORT, Succinct and pithy reports on the management and control of the vile Hemlock Woolly Adelgid which is dooming entire groves of hemlock in the Northeast region alone.

Also: A report on the Cayuga Watershed Plan. Did you know there is a Cayuga Watershed Plan? Well there is. Live here? Learn about it.

Contact information and other pertinent stuff is right here on this image. Questions? Contact Gene Little at whitfordg52@yahoo.com or Hilary Lambert: steward@cayugalake.org

Also: Before, during or after, please participate in the online survey at  www.cayugalake.org.

Beverages will be served.

Thanks and see you there!

The Team at tinytowntimes.com

 

 

Demo Memo: Asians at the Top of the Worker Heap ... Who's Your Daddy?

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Top 10 Occupations: Asians

Among the hundreds of detailed occupations examined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 10 in which Asians (alone) account for the largest share of workers...

Asian (alone) share of workers (average = 6%)
1. Misc. personal appearance workers: 55.3%
2. Medical scientists: 33.8%
3. Software developers, applications and systems: 31.9%
4. Statisticians: 24.5%
5. Computer hardware engineers: 22.8%
6. Electrical and electronics engineers: 21.4%
7. Sewing machine operators: 21.1%
8. Physicians and surgeons: 21.0%
9. Computer systems analysts: 20.9%
10. Computer programmers: 19.7%

See also: Top 10 Occupations: Non-Hispanic Whites
Source: Demo Memo analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics' employment data from the Current Population Survey

Cheryl Russell is a nationally renowned demographer as well as editorial director of New Strategist Press. Russell also is the former editor-in-chief of American Demographics magazine and The Boomer Report. She has written numerous books about demographic trends. Ms. Russell is a professional demographer with a master's degree from Cornell University.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 18:31
 

Unpotable America: It's Not Just Flint Water the Public Must Worry About

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Demo Memo: The Taint of Time & Industry

Water You Wouldn't Use to Wash a Barnyard Animal

Long before Flint Michigan's water problems became a national news story, a substantial 9 million American households identified their primary source of water as unsafe to drink.

Even here in Ithaca, N.Y., news of tiny spheres of plastic, trace amounts of medical waste and, scariest to date, PCBs in the city's drinking water, are so routine the super intelligent citizens of the this top-rated tiny town barely take notice.

Thanks to the American Housing Survey, which asks respondents whether their primary source of water is safe for drinking. This is the percentage of households with water not safe to drink (excluding households whose primary source is commercial bottled water) ...
Primary source of water is unsafe to drink
Total households: 8%
Owners: 6%
Renters: 11%
Blacks: 10%
Hispanics: 20%
Below poverty: 12%
Northeast: 6%
Midwest: 4%
South: 8%
West: 12%
Central city: 9%
Suburb: 7%
Nonmetropolitan: 6%
Source: Census Bureau, 2013 American Housing Survey


Cheryl Russell is a nationally renowned demographer as well as editorial director of New Strategist Press. Russell also is the former editor-in-chief of American Demographics magazine and The Boomer Report. She has written numerous books about demographic trends. Ms. Russell is a professional demographer with a master's degree from Cornell University.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 15:52
 


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