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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Kentucky, Kentucky, is 5.40%, with job growth of -1.49%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.62%.

Kentucky, Kentucky Taxes
Kentucky, Kentucky,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 5.80%.

Kentucky, Kentucky Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $23,741, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $43,342.


  ECONOMYKentucky, KentuckyUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.40%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -1.49%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  31.62%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  6.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.80%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $23,741$28,555
  Household Income  $43,342$53,482
  Family Median Income  $54,928$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  12.31%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  3.63%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.77%1.67%
  Legal  0.88%1.16%
  Education, library  6.25%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.26%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.64%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.47%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.95%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  5.69%5.76%
  Building maintenance  3.54%4.01%
  Personal care  3.13%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  24.16%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.72%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  8.98%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  16.63%12.09%

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  9/11/2016
Thinking of Kentucky? Think again!

Spot on Stephanie! I bought a beautiful historic home overlooking the Mississippi River thought it would be wonderful. Although the people seemed very friendly at... (Read More)

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  11/9/2015
Kentucky my point of view from experience

I have lived in the following counties: Jefferson, Fayette, Grayson, Hardin, Daviess, Warren, Taylor, Adair, Pulaski. Here are the pros and cons from experience. ... (Read More)

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  6/16/2014
fleming county kentucky

fleming county kentucky...how is the cost of living in the area? i just want a peaceful piece of land..i lived in richmond indiana town of 50,000 people..i had my car... (Read More)

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