State of Kentucky,

People

The total population covered by State of Kentucky is 4,514,025. The median age is 38.365

4,514,025

Total Population

Gender Distribution
Male

49.27%

Male

Female

50.73%

Female

Age Distribution

Ages 0 to 9
555651
Ages 10 to 19
574151
Ages 20 to 29
611741
Ages 30 to 39
573373
Ages 40 to 49
542480
Ages 50 to 59
579100
Ages 60 to 64
293344
Ages 65+
773070

Median Age

38

Population Growth (in thousands)

Educational Attainment

33.6% of the population in State of Kentucky have an Associate's degree or higher. 87.18% have a high school degree or higher.

< Grade 9
< Grade 9

5.07%

Grade 9-12
Grade 9-12

7.74%

High School
High School

33.27%

Some College
Some College

20.31%

Assoc Degree
Assoc Degree

8.52%

Bach Degree
Bach Degree

14.84%

Grad Degree
Grad Degree

10.24%

Labor Force

State of Kentucky has a labor force of 2,054,009 people.

2,054,009

What are the largest job counts by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

Office and Administrative support

13.01%

216,185

Sales

Sales

11.21%

186,358

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

8.72%

144,940

Production Workers

Production Workers

8.02%

133,311

Food Preparation, Serving

Food Preparation, Serving

6.11%

101,571

Total Employees

1,662,322

20172018201920202021

The work distribution of total employees in State of Kentucky is:

38%

Blue Collar

61%

White Collar


Total Establishments

134,495

Community Skyline

Businesses and Jobs

State of Kentucky has a total of 134,495 businesses. In 2021, the leading industries in State of Kentucky were Health Care and Social Services, Manufacturing, Retail, and Education.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1
Health Care and Social Services

Health Care and Social Services

229,188

Jobs

15,813

Establishments

2
Manufacturing

Manufacturing

205,277

Jobs

4,874

Establishments

3
Retail

Retail

202,542

Jobs

18,764

Establishments

4
Education

Education

156,723

Jobs

3,493

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in State of Kentucky have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

62.91%

5-9 Employees

16.68%

10-19 Employees

9.89%

20-49 Employees

5.77%

50-99 Employees

2.9%

100+ Employees

1.85%

Income and Spending

Households in State of Kentucky earn a median yearly income of $48,182. 34.6% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average $56,155 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$48,182

0

%

more than the county

0

%

more than the state

29

%

less than the nation

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

Shelter

$11,853

Transportation

Transportation

$10,240

Food and Beverages

Food and Beverages

$8,320

Health Care

Health Care

$4,831

Utilities

Utilities

$4,246

Piggy Bank

$56,155

Housing

There are 36% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

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