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Cities & States

Louisville/Jefferson County metro government
Population: 608,732
 
Lexington-Fayette urban county
Population: 308,306
 
Bowling Green
Population: 61,617
 
Owensboro
Population: 58,350
 
Covington
Population: 40,845
 
Richmond
Population: 32,574
 
Hopkinsville
Population: 32,483
 
Florence
Population: 31,428
 
Georgetown
Population: 30,968
 
Elizabethtown
Population: 29,657
 

Jefferson County
Population: 746,580
 
Fayette County
Population: 300,843
 
Kenton County
Population: 160,828
 
Boone County
Population: 121,214
 
Warren County
Population: 115,438
 
Hardin County
Population: 106,211
 
Daviess County
Population: 97,230
 
Campbell County
Population: 90,606
 
Madison County
Population: 83,976
 
Bullitt County
Population: 75,250
 

Kentucky

Kentucky Employment Profile

Located in the Southeast region of the U.S., the Bluegrass State is known for horse racing, bourbon distilleries, automobile manufacturing, and tobacco. Between 2012 and 2022, total employment is projected to increase 11.6%, with healthcare support occupations, community and social services occupations, and healthcare practitioners and technical occupations to be the fastest growing occupational groups. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by health care and social assistance; retail trade; manufacturing; and accommodation and food services, respectively.

The largest employers in the state (as of June 2014) include United Parcel Service, Inc., Toyota Motor Corp., Humana Inc., Ford Motor Co., General Electric Co., Amazon.com, Fidelity Investments (FMR LLC), Xerox Corp., Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., and Citigroup. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)


Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
8.09% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

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