About Kentucky


Population:

4.4 million people

Size:

39,486.34 square miles

 

Unemployment Rate:

Throughout 2017, Kentucky unemployment rate was remained near 5.5 percent

Mean Annual Salary:

The Kentucky mean annual salary is approximately $43,547 in 2017


10 Most Populous Kentucky Cities

Louisville/ Jefferson County
619,287
Lexington-Fayette
325,813
Bowling Green
67,924
Owensboro
59,643
Covington
40,717
Richmond
35,818
Georgetown
35,700
Florence
33,144
Hopkinsville
30,865
Nicholasville
30,528
Elizabethtown
30,334

 

- 2014 US Census estimates

 


Other Resources

Phone: (502) 564-7670
Email: econdev@ky.gov

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
300 West Broadway
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601