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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
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  1.62%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  1.10%0.61%
  Construction  5.89%6.19%
  Manufacturing  13.98%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.53%2.72%
  Retail trade  11.90%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.89%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.63%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  4.16%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.27%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  4.14%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.07%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  3.63%4.27%
  Educational services  9.77%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  14.46%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.44%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  7.26%7.44%
  Other services  4.69%4.94%
  Public administration  4.53%4.80%
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